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

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 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 Testing the binary black hole nature of a compact binary coalescence N. V. Krishnendu, K. G. Arun, Chandra Kant Mishra Physical Review Letters

Volume: 119 Page: 091101 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.091101

2017
9 Enhancing CO2 Electroreduction by Tailoring Strain and Ligand Effects in Bimetallic Cu-Rh and Cu-Ni Heterostructures Tuhina Adit Maark and B. R. K. Nanda Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Volume: 121 Page: 4496 DOI: DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00940

2017
10 Magnetoelectric coupling studies on (x)(0.5BZT-0.5BCT)-(100-x)NiFe2O4 [x=90-70wt%] particulate composite N Shara Sowmya, A Srinivas, K Venu Gopal Reddy, J Paul Praveen, Dibakar Das, S Dinesh Kumar, V Subramanian, SV Kamat Ceramics International

Volume: 43 Page: 2523-2528

2017
11 Low temperature Raman scattering study of barium doped lead ytterbium tantalate ceramics D Rout, S Praharaj, V Subramanian, V Sivasubramanian Journal of Advanced Dielectrics

Volume: 1750003

2017
12 Tuning of bandwidth by superposition of bending and radial resonance modes in bilayer laminate composite S. Dinesh Kumar, J. Magesh, V. Subramanian Journal of Materials and Design

Volume: 122 Page: 315-317

2017
13 Polar nano regions in lead free (Na0.5Bi0.5)TiO3-SrTiO3-BaTiO3 relaxors: An impedance spectroscopic study S. Praharaj, D. Rout, S. Anwar, V. Subramanian, V. Sivasubramanian Journal of Alloys and Compounds

2017
14 Thermal stability and magnetic properties of MgFe2O4@ZnO nanoparticles S. Mallesh, D. Prabhu and V. Srinivas AIP advances

Volume: 7 Page: 056103 DOI: 10.1063/1.4975355

2017
15 Numerical insights into the phase diagram of p-atic membranes with spherical topology A. G. Hansen, N. Ramakrishnan, P. B. Sunil Kumar, J. H. Ipsen Eur. Phys. J. E

Volume: 40 Page: 32 DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2017-11515-7

2017
16 Interface Control of Ferroelectricity in an SrRuO3/BaTiO3/SrRuO3 Capacitor and its Critical Thickness Y.J. Shin, Y. Kim, S.-J. Kang, H.-H. Nahm, P. Murugavel, J. R. Kim, M. R. Cho, S.M. Yang, J. G. Yoon, J.S. Chung, S. H. Chang, and T. W. Noh Adv. Mater.

Page: 1602795 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201602795

2017
17 Spherically Symmetric Solvent is Sufficient to Explain the LCST Mechanism in Polymer Solutions Swaminath Bharadwaj, P. B. Sunil Kumar, Shigeyuki Komura and Abhijit P. Deshpande Macromolecular Theory and Simulations

Volume: 26 Page: 160073 DOI: 10.1002/mats.201600073

2017
18 Flow Dominance and Factorization of Transverse Momentum Correlations in Pb-Pb Collisions at the LHC ALICE Collaboration Physical Review Letters 118, 162302 (2017)

Volume: 118 Page: 162302 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.162302

2017
19 Size-dependent persistent photocurrent and its origin in dc sputtered indium oxide films under UV and sub-band gap illuminations Prabal Sen, M. Balasubramanian, Durgesh Kar and S. Kasiviswanathan J. Appl. Phys.

Volume: To appear

2017
20 Observation of subwavelength localization of cavity plasmons induced by ultra-strong exciton coupling M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Durgesh Kar, Prabal Sen, Prem B. Bisht and S. Kasiviswanathan Appl. Phys. Lett.

Volume: 110 Page: 171101

2017
21 Studies on Interface between In2O3 and CuInTe2 thin films M.R. Ananthan, P. Malar, Thomas Osipowicz and S. Kasiviswanathan Appl. Surf. Sci.

Volume: To appear

2017
22 Growth and characterization of Au nanoparticles embedded In2O3 composite films M.R. Ananthan, P. Malar, Thomas Osipowicz, Shikha Varma and S. Kasiviswanathan Thin Solid Films

Volume: 622 Page: 78

2017
23 Effect of rapid quenching on the magnetism and magnetocaloric effect of equiatomic rare earth intermetallic compounds RNi (R = Gd, Tb and Ho R. Rajivgandhi, J. Arout Chelvane, S. Quezado, S. K. Malik and R. Nirmala Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Volume: 433 Page: 169

2017
24 Spin glass behavior in frustrated quantum spin system CuAl2O4 with a possible orbital liquid state R. Nirmala, Kwang-Hyun Jang, Hasung Sim, Hwanbeom Cho, Junghwan Lee, Nam-Geun Yang, Seongsu Lee, R. M. Ibberson, K. Kakurai, M. Matsuda, S.-W. Cheong, V.V. Gapontsev and S.V. Streltsov and Je-Geun Park Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

Volume: 29 Page: 13LT01

2017
25 Photovoltaic and photo-capacitance effects in ferroelectric BiFeO3 thin film P. P. Biswas, Thirmal. Ch., Dhayanithi. D, V. N. Giridharan, V. Subramanian, and P. Murugavel Appl. Phys. Lett.

Volume: 110 Page: 192906 DOI: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4983378

2017
26 Photovoltaic and photo-capacitance effects in ferroelectric BiFeO3 thin film Pranab Parimal Biswas, Thirmal Chinthakuntla, Dhayanithi Duraisamy, Giridharan Nambi Venkatesan, Subramanian Venkatachalam, Pattukkannu Murugavel Applied Physics Letters

Volume: 110 Page: 192906 DOI: 10.1063/1.4983378

2017
27 Bose-Einstein Condensation of Triplons in the S = 1 Tetramer Antiferromagnet : A Compound Close to a Quantum Critical Point B. Koteswararao, P. Khuntia, R. Kumar, A.V. Mahajan, Arvind Yogi, M. Baenitz, Y. Skourski, and F. C. Chou Physical Review B (Rapid Communications)

Volume: 95 Page: 180407(R) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.180407

2017
28 Investigating Size- and Temperature-Dependent Coercivity and Saturation Magnetization in PEG Coated Fe3O4 Nanoparticles Chiranjib Nayek, Kaustuv Manna, Gourab Bhattacharjee, Pattukkannu Murugavel and Ihab Obaidat Magnetochemistry

Volume: 3 Page: 19 DOI: doi:10.3390/magnetochemistry3020019

2017
29 Effect of vacuum annealing on structural, electrical and thermal properties of e-beam evaporated Bi2Te3 thin films C. Sudarshan, S. Jayakumar, K. Vaideki, C. Sudakar Thin Solid Films

Volume: 629 Page: 28 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2017.03.043

2017
30 Well-connected microsphere-nanoparticulate TiO2 composites as high performance photoanode for dye sensitized solar cell P. Ilaiyaraja, Tapan Kumar Das, Pavana S.V. Mocherla, C. Sudakar Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Volume: 169 Page: 86 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.05.001

2017