Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai

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 Large magnetoelectric coupling in 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3–0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3) TiO3 film on Ni foil A. B. Swain, M. Rath, S. Dinesh Kumar, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, V. Subramanian and P. Murugavel J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys.

Volume: 52 Page: 065004 DOI: doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aaf1e8

2019
3 Large magnetoelectric coupling in 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 film on Ni foil Atal Bihari Swain, Martando Rath, Dinesh Kumar S, M S Ramachandra Rao, V Subramanian and P Murugavel Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

Volume: 52 Page: 065004

2019
4 Pulsed-Grown Graphene for Flexible Transparent Conductors Pramoda K. Nayak* Nanoscale Advances

DOI: 10.1039/C8NA00181B

2019
5 Planar and van der Waals heterostructures for vertical tunnelling single electron transistors Gwangwoo Kim, Sung-Soo Kim, Jonghyuk Jeon, Seong In Yoon, Seokmo Hong, Young Jin Cho, Abhishek Misra et al., Andre Geim, Kostya S. Novoselov, & Hyeon Suk Shin Nature Communications

2019
6 A comprehensive study on thermal stability and magnetic properties of MnZn-ferrite nanoparticles S. Mallesh, and V. Srinivas Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Volume: 475 Page: 290-303 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2018.11.052

2019
7 Quantum and Classical Phases of the Pyrochlore Heisenberg Model with Competing Interactions Yasir Iqbal, Tobias Müller, Pratyay Ghosh, Michel J. P. Gingras, Harald O. Jeschke, Stephan Rachel, Johannes Reuther, Ronny Thomale Physical Review X

Volume: 9 Page: 011005 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.9.011005

2019
8 Role of “soft” wall confinement in the particle dynamics of supercritical fluids Kanka Ghosh and C.V.Krishnamurthy Bulletin of American Physical Society

Volume: March

2019
9 Humidity-induced significant microstructural reordering in partially reduced graphene oxide: Insights on water permeation mechanism T. M. Pranav, Tushar Sakorikar, Pramitha V., and Manu Jaiswal Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 125 Page: 024303 DOI: 10.1063/1.5078665

2019
10 1. , Fano resonances and photoluminescence in self-assembled high Q microbottle resonators Aneesh V. Veluthandath, Shubhayan Bhattacharya, Ganapathy Senthil Murugan , Prem B. Bisht IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 31(2019)226-229.

Volume: 31 Page: 292-294

2019
11 Polarization controlled photovoltaic and self-powered photodetector characteristics in Pb-free ferroelectric thin film Atal Bihari Swain, Martando Rath, Pranab Parimal Biswas, M.S.Ramachandra Rao and P Murugavel APL Materials

Volume: 7 Page: 011106 DOI: doi.org/10.1063/1.5064454

2019
12 Time-dependent NAdS2 holography with applications Lata Kh Joshi, Ayan Mukhopadhyay and Alexander Soloviev arXiv:1901.08877

DOI: https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.08877

2019
13 Influence of external electric field on the physical characteristics of lead free BZT- BCT piezoceramic Atal Bihari Swain, S. Dinesh Kumar, V.Subramanian and P.Murugavel J. Alloy Compd.

Volume: published online DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.02.197

2019
14 Local probing of magnetoelectric coupling in BaTiO3-Ni 1–3 composites Samba Siva Vadla, Tommaso Costanzo, Subish John, Gabriel Caruntu, Somnath C. Roy Scripta Materialia

Volume: 159 Page: 33-36 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2018.09.003

2019
15 High-rate and long-cycle life performance of nano-porous nano-silicon derived from mesoporous MCM-41 as an anode for lithium-ion battery G.C.Shivaraju, C.Sudakar, A.S.Prakash Electrochimica Acta

Volume: 294 Page: 357-364 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.10.122 (https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1XxkB33-eDVQe)

2019
16 Crystal Structure and Magnetism of Colossal Dielectric Oxides DyxSr2-xTiMnO6 (x=0‚ 0.5) Rajib Mondal, Kalyan Biswas, Tapas Ghosh, K. Fabitha, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, A. V. Morozkin, A. K. Nigam, S. Quezado, S. K. Malik, and R. Nirmala Materials Research Express

Volume: 6 Page: 016106

2019
17 Nanostructuring mechanical cracks in a flexible conducting polymer thin film for ultra-sensitive vapor sensing Biporjoy Sarkar, Dillip K Satapathy, and Manu Jaiswal Nanoscale

Volume: 11 Page: 200-210 DOI: DOI: 10.1039/C8NR07230B

2019
18 Investigations on the effect of magnetic ordering on dielectric relaxation in polycrystalline GdMn1-xFexO3 A. Pal and P. Murugavel Physica B: Condensed Matter

Volume: 555 Page: 99-105 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2018.11.057

2019
19 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
20 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
21 Wave localized finite-difference-time-domain modelling of scattering of elastic waves within a polycrystalline material Abhishek Pandala, S. Shivaprasad, C.V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Volume: 144 Page: 3313 DOI: 10.1121/1.5082298

2018
22 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
23 Tunnel spectroscopy of localised electronic states in hexagonal boron nitride M.T. Greenaway, E.E. Vdovin, D. Ghazaryan, A. Misra, A. Mishchenko, Y. Cao, Z. Wang, J.R. Wallbank, M. Holwill, Yu.N. Khanin, S.V. Morozov, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, O. Makarovsky, T.M. Fromhold, A. Patanè, A.K. Geim, V.I. Falko, K.S. Novoselov, L. Eaves COMMUNICATIONS PHYSIC

Page: https://rdcu.be/bdpBV

2018
24 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
25 Giant exchange bias in the single-layered Ruddlesden-Popper perovskite SrLaCo0.5Mn0.5O4 R. R. Das, Priyadarshini Parida, A. K. Bera, Tapan Chatterji, B. R. K. Nanda, P. N. Santhosh Phys. Rev. B

Volume: 98 Page: 184417 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.184417

2018
26 Oxygen vacancy induced photoconductivity enhancement in Bi1-xCaxFeO3-δ nanoparticle ceramics: A combined experimental and theoretical study S. Nandy, K. Kaur, P. S. V. Mocherla, B. R. K. Nanda, C. Sudakar J. Appl. Phys.

Volume: 124 Page: 195108 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5055742

2018
27 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
28 Second-neighbor electron hopping and pressure induced topological quantum phase transition in insulating cubic perovskites R. Kashikar, B. Khamari, B. R. K. Nanda Phys. Rev. Materials

Volume: 2 Page: 124204 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.124204

2018
29 Quantum-mechanical process of carbonate complex formation and large-scale anisotropy in the adsorption energy of  CO2 on anatase TiO2 (001) surface S. B. Mishra, A. Choudhary, S. C. Roy, B. R. K. Nanda Phys. Rev. Materials

Volume: 2 Page: 115801 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.115801

2018
30 Large bandgap narrowing in rutile TiO2 aimed towards visible light applications and its correlation with vacancy-type defects history and transformation RV Nair, PK Gayathri, VS Gummaluri, PMG Nambissan, C Vijayan Journal of Physics D

Volume: 51 (4) Page: 045107 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aaa187

2018