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: Accepted

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: Accepted

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 Magnetocaloric effect in (La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 )(1-x) –(BaTiO 3 )x solid solution spin-glass system C. Nayek, M. K. Ray, A. Pal, I. M. Obaidat, and P. Murugavel* J. Mater. Sci.

Volume: 53 Page: 2405-2412 DOI: DOI 10.1007/s10853-017-1718-x

2018
15 Template assisted nanoporous TiO2 nanoparticles: The effect of oxygen vacancy defects on photovoltaic performance of DSSC and QDSSC Tapan Kumar Das, P. Ilaiyaraja, C. Sudakar Solar Energy (https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1W8yQ_,5Ymj5Vk)

Volume: 159 Page: 920-929 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.11.061

2018
16 Enhanced magnetoelectric response from lead-free (Ba0.85 Ca0.15)(Zr0.1 Ti0.9 )O3 - CoFe2 O4 laminate and particulate composites Paul J Praveen, Vinithareddi Monaji, Dinesh Kumar, V Subramanian and Dibakar Das Ceramic International

DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.12.018

2018
17 Magnetocaloric effect in melt-spun Laves phase intermetallic compound HoCo2 R. Rajivgandhi, J. Rajesh Krishna, J. Arout Chelvane, S. Quezado, S. K. Malik and R. Nirmala Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Volume: 448 Page: 351

2018
18 Microstrain engineered magnetic properties in Bi1− x Ca x Fe1− y Ti y O3− δ nanoparticles: deviation from Néel’s 1/d size-dependent magnetization behaviour Pavana SV Mocherla, MB Sahana, R Gopalan, MS Ramachandra Rao, BRK Nanda, C Sudakar Materials Research Express

Volume: 4 Page: 106106 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aa9088

2017
19 Probing anion resonances in FeO−: a species of astrophysical relevance Roby Chacko, Shreyak Banhatti, A. K. Gupta and G. Aravind Journal of Physics: Conference Series

Volume: 875 Page: 102019 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/875/11/102019

2017
20 Magnetic glass state and magnetoresistance in SrLaFeCoO6 double perovskite. Pradheesh R, Harikrishnan S Nair, Haripriya G. R., Anatoliy Senyshyn, Tapan Chatterji, Sankaranarayanan V, Sethupathi K. J. Phys: Cond. Matter

Volume: 29 Page: 095801

2017
21 Temperature dependent structural studies on the spin correlated system A2FeCoO6 (A= Sm, Eu, Dy and Ho) using synchrotron radiation Haripriya G R, Pradheesh R, Singh M N, Sinha A K, Sethupathi K., Sankaranarayanan V. AIP Advances.

Volume: 7 Page: 055826

2017
22 Spin reorientation and disordered rare earth magnetism in Ho2FeCoO6 Haripriya G R, Nair H S, Pradheesh R, Rayaprol S, Siruguri V, Singh D, Venkatesh R, Ganesan V, Sethupathi K, Sankaranarayanan V. J. Phys: Cond. Matter.

Volume: 29 Page: 475804 DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/aa919e

2017
23 Band gap reduction and redshift of lattice vibrational spectra in Nb and Fe co-doped PLZT Samanta S, Muralidhar M, Sankaranarayanan V, Sethupathi K, Ramachandra Rao M S, Murakami M Journal of Material Science

Volume: 52 Page: 13012 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-017-1425-7

2017
24 Propagating plasmons in a charge-neutral quantum tunneling transistor Achim Woessner, Abhishek Misra, Yang Cao, Iacopo Torre, Artem Mishchenko, Mark B Lundeberg, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Marco Polini, Kostya S Novoselov, Frank HL Koppens ACS Photonics

Volume: 4 (12) Page: 3012–3017 DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01020

2017
25 Molecular doping of graphene across ultra-thin molybdenum disulphide spacers Lijin George, P. R. Shaina, K. Afsal, and Manu Jaiswal Physica Status Solidi B

Volume: 254 Page: 1600521 DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201600521

2017
26 Symmetry Reduction in the Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet Herbertsmithite A. Zorko, M. Herak, M. Gomilsek, J. van Tol, M. Velazquez, P. Khuntia, F. Bert, and P. Mendels Physical Review Letters

Volume: 118 Page: 017202 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.017202

2017
27 Time dependent Bloch mode transmittance in self-assembled random photonic crystal for photonic time delay switching Jayachandra Bingi, Radhika V. Nair, C. Vijayan Optical Materials

Volume: 64 Page: 95-99 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2016.11.046

2017
28 Orbital driven impurity spin effect on the magnetic order of quasi-three dimensional cupric oxide B. G. Ganga, P. N. Santhosh and B. R. K. Nanda Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

Volume: 29 Page: 155802 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-648X/aa58c2

2017
29 Colloidal transport by active filaments Raj Kumar Manna, P. B. Sunil Kumar, R. Adhikari Journal of Chemical Physics

Volume: 146 Page: 024901 DOI: 10.1063/1.4972010

2017
30 Engineering Diffusivity and Operating Voltage in Lithium Iron Phosphate through Transition Metal Doping Ajit Jena and B. R. K. Nanda Phys. Rev. Applied

Volume: 7 Page: 034007 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.034007

2017