Specialization :Green Energy Physics and Solid State Ionics

  • Group is working on development and studies of the anode, cathode and electrolyte materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, cost- effective perovskite solar cells and green piezo-multiferroic materials and glass ceramics with possibility of MEMS applications respectively with a preamble of green solution in energy sector.
  • Exploring use of Piezoelectric and Pyroelectric (including ferroelectric and multiferroic) materials for energy harvesting applications and in the memory devices.
  • Modeling promising energy harvesting materials, renewable energy sources, graphene quantum dots, graphene nano-ribbons, design of efficient materials and processes for solar photovoltaic cells and nano-electronic devices using time dependent Density Functional Theory.

Recent Publications:

  • Sm/Ti co-substituted bismuth ferrite multiferroics: reciprocity between tetragonality and piezoelectricity, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19, 26285-26295 (2017).
  • Electrical conductivity of NiMo-based double perovskites under SOFC anodic conditions, Int. J. Hydrogen energy (accepted).
  • “Computational modelling of panchromatic porphyrins with strong NIR absorptions for solar energy capture”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 665 (2016), 40.