Specialization :Fibre Optic, Photonics and Spectroscopy

  • Group studies emerging areas as Optical Fibre, Photonic crystal Fiber, Low dimensional materials, Optoelectronics, Sensors, Detectors, Solar cells and Optical communications, Photon upconversion based optical imaging etc.
  • Current activities involve enhanced ultraviolet response in Dy doped ZnO thin films, focus of light through two dimensional graded photonic crystals, optical studies of Lanthanide doped hybrid nanostructures.

Recent Publications:

  • Lanthanide doped hybrid nanostructures for energy harvesting applications, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 696
  • Photon upconversion based optical imaging in luminescent nanoparticles, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2015, 7, 15339
  • Enhanced ultraviolet photo-response in Dy doped ZnO thin film, Journal of Applied Physics 123 (5), 054502 (2018)
  • Enhanced light trapping in dye-sensitized solar cell by coupling to 1D photonic crystal and accounting for finite coherence length, Journal of Modern Optics 64 (21), 2385-2393 (2017)