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
31 Photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide using graphene oxide wrapped TiO2 nanotubes Y Rambabu, Umesh Kumar, Nikita Singhal, Meenal Kaushal, Manu Jaiswal, Suman L Jain, Somnath C Roy Applied Surface Science

DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.04.041

2019
32 Thermomechanical Phenomenon: A Non-destructive Evaluation Perspective Chandraprakash, C., Krishnamurthy, C.V. & Balasubramaniam, K Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals

Volume: April Page: pp 1-11 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-019-01656-6

2019
33 Ion percolation through annealed, supported graphene oxide films: Role of nanochannels and voids Vasumathy Ravishankar, S. Ramaprabhu, and Manu Jaiswal Journal of Applied Physics

Volume: 125 Page: 144304 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5080523

2019
34 Direct Growth of Graphene on Insulator Using Liquid Precursor via an Intermediate Nano Structured State Carbon Nanotube Pramoda K. Nayak* Nanoscale Research Letters

Volume: 14 Page: 107 DOI: 10.1186/s11671-019-2935-9

2019
35 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
36 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
37 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
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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
46 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
47 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
48 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
49 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
50 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
51 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
52 Resonant energy transfer and trace-level sensing using branched Ag-rod-supported carbon dots RV Nair, M Arya, C Vijayan Journal of Physics D , 205101

Volume: 51 (20) Page: 205101 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aabc78

2018
53 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
54 Two-Photon Absorption and Fluorescence in Micrometer-Sized Single Crystals of a Rhodamine B Coordinated Metal Organic Framework M Gupta, D Kottilil, K Tomar, S Lu, C Vijayan, W Ji, PK Bharadwaj ACS Applied Nano Materials 1 (10), 5408-5413 (2018), http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b01469

Volume: 1(10) Page: 5408 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b01469

2018
55 Stokes mode Raman random lasing in a fully biocompatible medium (Editor's Pick) VS Gummaluri, SR Krishnan, C Vijayan Optics Letters 43 (23), 5865-5868 (2018) : Editor's Pick; https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.005865

Volume: 43(23) Page: 5865 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.005865

2018
56 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
57 Multi-walled carbon nanotube-induced inhalation toxicity: Recognizing nano bis-demethoxy curcumin analog as an ameliorating candidate Arul Prakash Francis, Thiyagarajan Devasena, Selvam Ganapathy, Venkata Rajsekhar Palla, Prakhya Balakrishna Murthy, Sundara Ramaprabhu Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine,

Volume: 14, 6, Page: 1809-1822

2018
58 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
59 An experimental study on thermal conductivity enhancement of DI water-EG based ZnO(CuO)/graphene wrapped carbon nanotubes nanofluids Preeti Sati, Rashmi Chandrabhan Shende, Ramaprabhu Sundara Thermochimica Acta

Volume: 666, 75-81

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

2018