Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai

Major Areas of Research


Research Group

Alternative Energy and NanoTechnology

Alternative Energy and NanoTechnology

Atomic & Molecular Physics

Atomic & Molecular Physics

Dielectric Materials & Microwave Physics

Dielectric Materials & Microwave Physics
+1 Members

Dynamics Systems, Quantum Dynamics & Statistical Physics

Dynamics Systems, Quantum Dynamics & Statistical Physics
+1 Members

Environmental Physics

Environmental Physics

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Experimental High Energy Physics

Experimental High Energy Physics
+1 Members

Gravity & Cosmology

Gravity & Cosmology

Low Dimensional Materials

Low Dimensional Materials

Low Temperature Physics

Low Temperature Physics
+2 Members

Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
+1 Members

Measurement Tech.

Measurement Tech.

Molecular electronic & Instr.

Molecular electronic & Instr.

Multi Functional Materials

Multi Functional Materials

Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear Physics

Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics
+2 Members

Outreach

Outreach/Demo activities

Quantum Information

Quantum Information

Soft Condensed Matter & Biological Physics

Soft Condensed Matter & Biological Physics
+2 Members

Theoretical Condensed Matter & Many Body Physics

Theoretical Condensed Matter & Many Body Physics

Theoretical High Energy Physics

Theoretical High Energy Physics
+1 Members

Thin Films

Thin Films

Recent Publications

# Titles Authors Journal Year
1 Microstructure and magnetostriction of Tb0.3Dy0.7Fe1.95 prepared under different solidification conditions by zoning and modified Bridgman techniques Mithun Palit, S. Pandian, R. Balamuralikrishnan, A. K. Singh, Niranjan Das, V.Chandrasekharan and G. Markandeyulu

J. Appl. Phys. [Accepted]
2 Investigations on the defect dipole induced pyroelectric current in multiferroic GdMnO3 system A. Pal, C. Dhana Sekhar, A. Venimadhav, W. Prellier, and P. Murugavel J. Appl. Phys.

Volume: 123 Page: 014102 DOI: 10.1063/1.5001245

2018
3 Designing Non-Polar Metallic Interfaces using Insulating Transition Metal Olivine Phosphates A. Jena, D. Murali, B. R. K. Nanda Advanced Theory and Simulations (Wiley Publication)

Volume: 1 Page: 1700007 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/adts.201700007

2018
4 Dipole pinning effect on photovoltaic characteristics of ferroelectric BiFeO3 films P. P. Biswas, Ch. Thirmal, S. Pal, and P. Murugavel J. Appl. Phys.

Volume: 123 Page: 024101 DOI: doi.org/10.1063/1.5006311

2018
5 Topologically invariant double Dirac states in bismuth-based perovskites: Consequence of ambivalent charge states and covalent bonding Bramachari Khamari, Ravi Kashikar, B. R. K. Nanda Phys. Rev. B

Volume: 97 Page: 045149 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.97.045149

2018
6 The role of precursors on piezoelectric and ferroelectric characteristics of 0.5BCT-0.5BZT ceramic Atal Bihar Swain, V. Subramanian and P. Murugavel Ceramics International

Volume: 44, 6861-6865 Page: 6861-6865 DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.01.110

2018
7 Near total magnetic moment compensation with high Curie temperature in Mn2V0.5Co0.5Z (Z = Ga,Al) Heusler alloys P V Midhunlal, J Arout Chelvane, U M Arjun Krishnan, D Prabhu, R Gopalan and N Harish Kumar Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

Volume: 51 Page: 075002 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aaa564

2018
8 Whispering-gallery mode assisted enhancement in the power conversion efficiency of DSSC and QDSSC devices using TiO2 microsphere photoanodes Tapan Kumar Das, Perumal Ilaiyaraja, Chandran Sudakar ACS Applied Energy Materials

DOI: DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00207

2018
9 CuInS2 quantum dot sensitized solar cells with high VOC ≈ 0.9 V achieved using microsphere-nanoparticulate TiO2 composite photoanode P. Ilaiyaraja, Benadict Rakesh, Tapan Kumar Das, Pavana S.V. Mocherla, C. Sudakar Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Volume: 178 Page: 208-222 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.01.018

2018
10 Determination of pitch rotation in a spherical birefringent microparticle Basudev Roy*, Avin Ramaiya, Erik Schaffer Journal of Optics

2018
11 Effect of micro-defects and Pb-loss on electrical and optical properties of PLZT ceramic Samanta S., Sankaranarayanan V., Sethupathi, K. The Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

Volume: In Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-018-8713-0

2018
12 AC magnetic and magnetoimpedance properties of CoFe(NbMnNi)BSi amorphous ribbons Subhendu Kumar Manna and V. Srinivas Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Volume: 449 Page: 467-474 DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2017.10.071

2018
13 Evidence for reentrant spin glass behavior in transition metal substituted Co-Ga alloys near critical concentration Sk. Mohammad Yasin, V. Srinivas, S. Kasiviswanathan, Medha Vagadia and A.K. Nigam Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Volume: 451 Page: 327-335 DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2017.11.061

2018
14 Spin-flop and magnetodielectric reversal in Yb substituted GdMnO3 A Pal, W Prellier and P Murugavel J. Phys. Condens. Matter.

Volume: 30 Page: 125801 DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/aaad3a

2018
15 Studies on magnetoelectric coupling in lead-free [(0.5)BCT-(0.5)BZT]-NiFe2O4 laminated composites at low and EMR frequencies NSSowmya, ASrinivas, PSaravanan, KVGReddy, SVKamat, JPaul Praveen, Dibakar Das, GMurugesan, SDinesh Kumar, VSubramanian Journal of Alloys and Compounds

Volume: 743 Page: 240-248

2018
16 Broadband Asymmetric Transmission of Linearly Polarized Electromagnetic Waves Based on Chiral Metamaterial Lincy Stephen, N. Yogesh, V. Subramanian Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 123(3) Page: 033103

2018
17 The role of precursors on piezoelectric and ferroelectric characteristics of 0.5BCT-0.5BZT ceramic Atal BihariSwain, V.Subramanian, P.Murugavel Ceramic International

Volume: 44(6) Page: 6861-6865

2018
18 Search for heavy resonances decaying to a top quark and a bottom quark in the lepton+jets final state in proton–proton collisions at 13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Lett. B

Volume: 777 Page: 39-63 DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2017.12.006

2018
19 Search for supersymmetry with Higgs boson to diphoton decays using the razor variables at s√= 13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Lett. B

Volume: 779 Page: 166-190 DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2017.12.069

2018
20 Search for Higgsino pair production in pp collisions at s√ = 13  TeV in final states with large missing transverse momentum and two Higgs bosons decaying via H→bb¯ CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Rev. D

Volume: 97 Page: 032007 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.97.032007

2018
21 Inclusive search for a highly boosted Higgs boson decaying to a bottom quark-antiquark pair CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Rev.Lett.

Volume: 120 Page: 071802 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.071802

2018
22 Observation of electroweak production of same-sign W boson pairs in the two jet and two same-sign lepton final state in proton-proton collisions at s√= 13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Rev.Lett.

Volume: 120 Page: 081801 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.081801

2018
23 Observation of Correlated Azimuthal Anisotropy Fourier Harmonics in pp and p+Pb Collisions at the LHC CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Rev.Lett.

Volume: 120 Page: 092301 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.092301

2018
24 Search for low mass vector resonances decaying into quark-antiquark pairs in proton-proton collisions at s√=13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Journal of High Energy Physics

Volume: 1801 Page: 097 DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2018)097

2018
25 Search for pair production of vector-like quarks in the bWb W channel from proton-proton collisions at s√= 13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Phys.Lett. B

Volume: 779 Page: 82-106 DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2018.01.077

2018
26 Search for supersymmetry in events with at least three electrons or muons, jets, and missing transverse momentum in proton-proton collisions at s√=13 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Journal of High Energy Physics

Volume: 1802 Page: 067 DOI: 10.1007/JHEP02(2018)067

2018
27 Pseudorapidity distributions of charged hadrons in proton-lead collisions at sNN‾‾‾√= 5.02 and 8.16 TeV CMS Collaboration (Albert M Sirunyan (Yerevan Phys. Inst.), P. K. Behera et al.). Journal of High Energy Physics

Volume: 1801 Page: 045 DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2018)045

2018
28 Persistence of the gapless spin liquid in the breathing kagome Heisenberg antiferromagnet Yasir Iqbal, Didier Poilblanc, Ronny Thomale, Federico Becca Physical Review B

Volume: 97 Page: 115127 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.115127

2018
29 Observation of Nd ordering in a novel double perovskite Nd2MgRuO6 with weak exchange interaction at B-site M. P. Sharannia, Paula Kayser, S Savitha Pillai, Brendan J Kennedy, Maxim Avdeev, R. Nirmala and P. N. Santhosh Journal of Solid State Chemistry

Volume: 259 Page: 73

2018
30 Magnetocaloric effect in textured rare earth intermetallic compound ErNi Aparna Sankar, J. Arout Chelvane, A. V. Morozkin, A. K. Nigam, S. Quezado, S. K. Malik and R. Nirmala AIP Advances

Volume: 8 Page: 056208

2018