Publications of 2017

1. Ravi Pathak, U. Dadwal and R. Singh, "Study of hydrogen implantation-induced blistering in GaSb for potential layer transfer applications", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50, 285301, 2017. DOI:

2. Ravi Pathak, U. Dadwal and R. Singh, "Study of hydrogen implantation-induced blistering in GaSb for potential layer transfer applications", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50, 285301, 2017, DOI:

3. Mukesh Kumar, Vikram Kumar and Rajendra Singh, "Formation of ultralong GaN nanowires up to millimeter length scale and photoconduction study in single nanowire", Scripta Materialia, 138, 75, 2017, DOI:

4. C. S. Pathak, R. Kapoor, J. P. Singh and R. Singh, "Investigation of the effect of organic solvents on the electrical characteristics of PEDOT: PSS/p-Si heterojunction diodes", Thin Solid Films, 622, 115,2017,

5. Mukesh Kumar, Vikram Kumar and Rajendra Singh, "Diameter tuning of ß-Ga2O3 nanowires using chemical vapor deposition technique", Nanoscale Research Letters, 12, 184, 2017, DOI: 10.1186/s11671-017-1915-1.

6. Mukesh Kumar, G. Sarau, M. Heilmann, S. Christiansen, V. Kumar and R. Singh, "Effect of ammonification temperature on the formation of coaxial GaN/Ga2O3 nanowires", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50, 035302 (2017), DOI:10.1088/1361-6463/50/3/035302.

7. Nimai Bhandary, Aadesh P. Singh, Pravin P. Ingole and Suddhasatwa Basu, “Enhancing the photo electrochemical performance of a hematite dendrite/graphitic carbon nitride nanocomposite through surface modification with cofeox”, ChemPhotoChem, 1, 70-75, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201600008.

8. Amandeep Jindal, Suddhasatwa Basu, Neha Chauhan, Tomofumi Ukai, D.Sakthi Kumar and Samudyatha K.T., “Application of electrospun cnx nanofibers as cathode in microfluidic fuel cell”, J. Power Sources, 342, 165-174 , 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.12.047.

9. Baijnath, Pankaj Kumar Tiwari and Suddhasatwa Basu, “Synthesis and performance of la0.5sr0.5coo3 cathode for solid oxide fuel cells”, Advanced Materials Letters, 8(7), 791-798, 2017, DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2016.6895.

10. Suddhasatwa Basu, Debasish Biswal and Amol Shegonkar, “Synthesis and characterization of supported Sn/γ-Al2O3 and Sn/ZSM5 catalysts for CO2 reduction in electrochemical cell”, J. CO2 Utilization, 18, 80-88, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2017.01.015.

11. Baruah, Arabinda, Amandeep Jindal, Acharya, Chhayakanta, Prakash, Bhanu, Suddhasatwa Basu and Ashok Ganguli, “Microfluidic reactors for the morphology controlled synthesis and photocatalytic study of zno nanostructures”, J. Micromechanics and Micro engineering, 2017, DOI:10.1088/1361-6439/aa5bc4.

12. Srabanti Ghosh, Prasenjit Kar, Nimai Bhandary, Suddhasatwa Basu, Thandavarayan Maiyalagan, Samim Sardar and Samir Kumar Pal, “Reduced graphene oxide supported hierarchical flower like manganese oxide as efficient electro catalysts toward reduction and evolution of oxygen”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 42, 4111-4122, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.12.008.

13. Smita S. Kumar, Suddhasatwa Basu, and Narsi R. Bishnoi, “Effect of cathode environment on bioelectricity generation using a novel consortium in anode side of a microbial fuel cell”, Biochem Eng. J., 121, 17-24, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.bej.2017.01.014.

14. Baijnath and Suddhasatwa Basu, “Fabrication and electrochemical performance of la0.5sr0.5coo3 impregnated porous ysz cathode”, Ionics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11581-017-2001-5.

15. Ravi Tejasvi, Suddhasatwa Basu, "Formation of thin film like assembly of exfoliated C3N4 nanoflakes by solvent non-evaporative method using centrifuge", Appl. Surface Sci., 2017, DOI:

16. Harikrishnan N. and Suddhasatwa Basu, “Regeneration of co poisoned pt black anode catalyst in pemfc using break-in procedure and kmno4 solution”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2017, DOI:

17. Smita Kumar, Sandeep Malyan, Suddhasatwa Basu and Narsi R Bishnoi, “Syntrophic association and performance of clostridium, desulfovibrio, aeromonas and tetrathiobacter as anodic biocatalyst for bioelectricity generation in dual chamber microbial fuel cell”, Environ Sci. and Pollut. Res24:16019-16030, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-9112-4.

18. M. Bello, S.M.J. Zaidi,A. Al-Ahmed, S. Basu, D.-H. Park,K.S. Lakhi and A. Vinu, “Pt-ru nanoparticles functionalized mesoporous carbon nitride with tunable pore diameters for dmfc applications”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 252, 50-58, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.06.021.

19. Srabanti Ghosh, Nimai Bhandary, Suddhasatwa Basu and Rajendra N Basu, “Synergistic effects of polypyrrole nanofibers and pd nanoparticles for improved electrocatalytic performance of pd/ppy nanocompistes for ethanol oxidation”, Electrocatalysis, 8(4) 329-339, 2017, DOI:10.1007/s12678-017-0374-x.

20. B. Sharma, F. Alam, V. Dutta and J. Jacob, “Synthesis and photovoltaic studies on novel fluorene based cross-conjugated donor-acceptor type polymers”, Organic Electronics, 40, 42-50, 2017, DOI:10.1016/j.orgel.2016.10.039.

21. B. Sharma, F. Alam, V. Dutta and J. Jacob., “Direct-arylation polymerization approach for the synthesis of narrow band gap cyclopentadithiophene based donor-acceptor polymers”, Synthetic metals, 226, 56-61, 2017, DOI:

22. D.B.Konwar, S.Sethy, B.K.Satapathy and J.Jacob. , “Effect of poly(L-lactide) chain length on microstructural and thermomechanical properties of poly(L-lactide)-b-poly(butylene carbonate)-b-poly(L-lactide) triblock copolymers., Polymer, 2017, DOI:

23. S. Meena, F.Alam, V.Dutta and J.Jacob. , “Synthesis and photovoltaic studies on azo based low band gap polymers”, Polymer International, 66, 593-603, 2017, DOI:10.1002/pi.5299.

24. Kasinath Ojha, Tushar Debnath, Partha Maity, Mahima Makkar, Siamak Nejati, Kandalam V. Ramanujachary, Pramit Kumar Chowdhury, Hirendra Nath Ghosh and Ashok Kumar Ganguli, “Exciton Separation in CdS Supraparticles upon Conjugation with Graphene Sheet”. The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 121(12), 6581, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01150.

25. Arabinda Baruah, Amandeep Jindal, Chhayakanta Acharya, Bhanu Prakash, Suddhasatwa Basu and Ashok Kumar Ganguli, “Microfluidic reactors for the morphology controlled synthesis and photocatalytic study of ZnO nanostructures”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 27(3), 035013 (6pp), 2017, DOI:

26. Soumen Saha and Ashok K. Ganguli, “FeCoNi Alloy as Noble Metal-Free Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER)”, ChemistrySelect, 2(4), 1630-1636, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/slct.201601243.

27. Kasinath Ojha, Bharat Kumar, Ashok K Ganguli: “Biomass derived graphene-like activated and non-activated porous carbon for advanced supercapacitors”, Journal of Chemical Sciences, 129(3), 397-404, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s12039-017-1248-8.

28. Sandeep Kumar, Kasinath Ojha and Ashok K Ganguli, “Interfacial Charge Transfer in Photoelectrochemical Processes”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 4, 1600981, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600981.

29. Sandeep Kumar, R. Parthasarathy, Aadesh P. Singh, Björn Wickman, Meganathan Thirumal and Ashok K. Ganguli, “Dominant {100} facet selectivity for enhanced photocatalytic activity of NaNbO 3 in NaNbO 3 /CdS core/shell heterostructures”, Catalysis Science & Technology, 7, 481-495, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02098D.

30. Kasinath Ojha, Manu Sharma, Hristo Kolev and Ashok K Ganguli, “Reduced graphene oxide and MoP composite as highly efficient and durable electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution in both acidic and alkaline media”. Catalysis Science & Technology, 7, 668-676, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02406H.

31. R. Sharma, N. Sisodia, P. Dürrenfeld, J. Åkerman, and P. K. Muduli, “Time-domain stability of parametric synchronization in a spin-torque nano-oscillator based on a magnetic tunnel junction", Phys. Rev. B 96, 024427, 2017, DOI:

32. Rajni Bansal, Nilamani Behera, Akash Kumar, and P. K. Muduli, “Crystalline phase dependent spin current efficiency in sputtered Ta thin films", Appl.Phys. Lett. 110, 202402, 2017, DOI:

33. M.Zahedinejad, A. A. Awad, P. Dürrenfeld, A. Houshang, Y. Yin, P. K.Muduli, and J. Åkerman, ”Current modulation of nanoconstriction spin Hall nano-oscillators”, IEEE Magn. Lett, 8, 3104804, 2017, DOI: 10.1109/LMAG.2017.2671453.

34. Sanjay K. Sardana, P. S. Chandrasekhar, Rupesh Kumar and Vamsi K. Komarala, “Efficiency enhancement of silicon solar cells with vertically aligned ZnO nano rod arrays as an antireflective layer”, IOP Science, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56 ,4, 2017, 040305, DOI:

35. Udai B. Singh, Compesh Pannu, Dinesh C. Agarwal, Sunil Ojha, Saif A. Khan,Santanu Ghosh, and Devesh K. Avasthi, “Large electronic sputtering yield of nanodimensional Au thin films:Dominant role of thermal conductivity and electron phonon coupling factor”, Journal of Applied Physics, 121, 095308, 2017, DOI: 10.1063/1.4977845.

36. Sunaina M. Sreekanth, S. Ghosh, S. K. Mehta, A. K. Ganguli and Menaka Jha,“Investigation of the growth mechanism of the formation of ZnO nanorods by thermal decomposition of zinc acetate and their field emission properties” , CrystEngComm, 19, 2264, 2017, DOI:10.1039/C7CE00073A.

37. Parswajit Kalita, Santanu Ghosh, Gael Sattonnay, Udai B. Singh, Vinita Grover, Rakesh Shukla, S. Amirthapandian, Ramcharan Meena, A. K. Tyagi, Devesh and K. Avasthi,“Role of temperature in the radiation stability of yttria stabilized zirconia under swift heavy ion irradiation: A study from the perspective of nuclear reactor applications”, Journal of Applied Physics, 122, 025902, 2017, DOI: 10.1063/1.4993177.

38. S. Singh and N. Khare, “Coupling of piezoelectric, semiconducting and photoexcitation properties in NaNbO3 nanostructures for controlling electrical transport: Realizing an efficient piezo-photoanode and piezo-photocatalyst”, Nano Energy, 38, 335, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.05.029.

39. D. Sharma, N. Khare, S.K. Koul and M.P. Abegaonkar, “Spur-line based magnetically tunable bandstop filter using partially magnetized ferrite thin films”, Applied Physics Letters, 110, 182401, 2017, DOI:

40. S. Singh and N. Khare, “Electrically tuned photoelectrochemical properties of ferroelectric nanostructure NaNbO3 films”, Applied Physics Letters, 110, 152902, 2017, doi:

41. H. H. Singh, S. Singh and N. Khare, “Enhanced β-phase in PVDF polymer nanocomposite and its application for nanogenerator”, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (Accepted in Press), 2017, DOI: 10.1002/pat.4096.

42. H.H. Singh. S. Singh and N. Khare, “Design of flexible PVDF/NaNbO3/RGO nanogenerator and understanding the role of nanofillers in the output voltage signal”, Composite Science and Technology (Accepted in press), 2017, DOI:

43. S. Kumar, S. Munjal and N. Khare, “Metal-semiconductor transition and Seebeck inversion in CoFe2O4 nanoparticles”, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 105, 86, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2017.02.003.

44. M.Z. Ansari and N. Khare, “Effect of intrinsic strain on the optical band gap of single phase nanostructured Cu2ZnSnS4”, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 63, 220, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.mssp.2017.02.011.

45. D. Chaudhary, M. Z. Ansari, N. Khare and V.D. Vankar, “Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic activity of anatase, rutile TiO2/ multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite for organic dye degradation”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 17, 1894, 2017, DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2017.12814.

46. M. Faraz, M. Shakir and N. Khare, “Highly sensitive and selective detection of picric acid using one pot biomolecule inspired polyindole/CdS nanocomposites”, New Journal of Chemistry (Accepted, in press), 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ01132F.

47. S. Munjal and N. Khare, “Transforming single domain magnetic CoFe2O4 nanoparticles from hydrophobic to hydrophilic by novel mechanochemical ligand exchange”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 19, 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-016-3700-y.

48. P. Kumari and N. Khare, “Structural, optical and magnetic properties of Bi25FeO40 nanoparticles synthesized by hydrothermal method”, Recent Trends in Materials and Devices, 139, 2017, DOI:

49. D. Chaudhary, S. Singh, V.D. Vankar and N. Khare, “A ternary Ag/TiO2/CNT photoanode for efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting under visible light irradiation”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42, 7826, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.12.036.