Materials Science Programme

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

  • Sugandha Singh, Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal K. Kar, Cobalt Nanoparticle-Modified π-Conjugated Mesoporous Polymers for Electrocatalysis, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2023, 6, 15, 14011–14018, DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.3c01849
  • Sugandha Singh, Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal K. Kar, A cobalt harnessed phenanthroline and triphenylamine-based conjugated mesoporous polymer designed by a donor-acceptor approach for trifunctional electrocatalysis, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023, 11, 20290-20301, DOI: 10.1039/D3TA02847J
  • Sugandha Singh, Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal K. Kar, Exploration of Cobalt (II) modification in Phenanthroline-based conjugated organic polymer towards trifunctional electrocatalysis, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2024, 12, 2400-2412, DOI:10.1039/D3TA04961B
  • A tri-functional electrocatalyst and a process for preparing the same. Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal Krishna Kar, Sugandha Singh, Manish Kumar, Debabrata Samanta, Indian Patent, Application no: 202211022868 A, 19 April 2022, Patent number: 452907, Granted.
  • A trifunctional electrocatalyst and process for synthesis thereof. Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal Krishna Kar, Sugandha Singh, Manish Kumar, Debabrata Samanta, Indian Patent, Application no: 202211035408, 21 June 2022, Patent number: 462768, Granted.
  • Sugandha Singh, Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal K. Kar, Front cover selected and published in Royal Society of Chemistry, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023, 11, 20275-20275, DOI: doi.org/10.1039/D3TA90208K
  • Sugandha Singh, Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal K. Kar, Supplementary cover selected and published in American Chemical Society, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2023, 6, 15, 13732-14620, https://pubs.acs.org/toc/aanmf6/6/15#
  • Kajal Chaudhary, S. Malik, G. Singh, S. Bhattacharya, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna, K.V. Srivastava, "Flexible Dielectric Spacer with Tunable Dielectric Properties for Metamaterial Absorber Application", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics vol. 57, no. 5, p. 055101, 2023 (DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/ad030e)
  • Kajal Chaudhary, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna, K.V. Srivastava, P.C. Ramamurthy, "Protective layer for microwave metamaterial absorbers and method thereof", Application number: 201911050380, Indian Patent No. 445111, August 16, 2023 (granted).
  • Ravi Nigam and Kamal K. Kar, "Effect of simple cubic, face-centered cubic, and body-centered cubic-electrodes on the electric double layer capacitance of supercapacitors", Nanotechnology 34 465405, August 2023. DOI 10.1088/1361-6528/acf04d
  • J. Tahalyani, M J. Akhtar, K. K. Kar, “Flexible, Stretchable, and Thin Films Based on Functionalized Carbon Nanofiber/Graphene Nanostructures for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2023, 6-10, 8178–8191. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.3c00215
  • S.Singh, M. K. Ghorai and K. K. Kar, "Cobalt (II)-bridged triphenylamine and terpyridine-based donor-acceptor coordination polymer as an efficient trifunctional electrocatalyst," J. Mater. Chem. A, vol. 11, pp. 8003-8012, Feb. 2023. DOI: 10.1039/D2TA08759F
  • Nigam, R., Kumar, R., Kar, K.K. (2023). Laser as a Tool for Fabrication of Supercapacitor Electrodes. In: Kar, K.K. (eds) Handbook of Nanocomposite Supercapacitor Materials IV. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 331. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-23701-0_4
  • Nigam, R., Kar, K.K. (2023). Optical Revolution with Sustainable Energy Framework. In: Kar, K.K. (eds) Handbook of Nanocomposite Supercapacitor Materials IV. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 331. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-23701-0_15
  • S. Bhattacharya, K. Chaudhary, K.V. Srivastava and J. Ramkumar ""Energy Optimization in Laser Micro-machining of Transparent Metamaterial Absorber"" IEEE Microwaves, Antennas, and Propagation Conference (MAPCON) pp. 106-110, Dec. 2022. DOI: 10.1109/MAPCON56011.2022.10047019
  • K. Chaudhary, V. K. Singh, M.S. Bisht, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna, and K.V. Srivastava, "Optically transparent adhesives for microwave metamaterial absorber With PET–PDMS interface" IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 1253-1261, Aug 2022.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCPMT.2022.3195880
  • K. Chaudhary, A. Bhardwaj, R. Vishwakarma, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna and K.V. Srivastava, "Analysis of Protective Coating for Optically Transparent Microwave Metamaterial Absorber" IEEE Microwaves, Antennas, and Propagation Conference (MAPCON) pp. 89-92, Dec 2022.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MAPCON56011.2022.10047267
  • Ravi Nigam, Kamal K. Kar, "Simulation study of electric double-layer capacitance of ordered carbon electrodes", Langmuir, 2022, 38, 40, 12235–12247. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c01865
  • Prerna Sinha, Mukesh Kumar, Ravi Nigam, Hiroyuki Yokoi, and Kamal K. Kar, "Value-added functional carbon for potential electrodes and its validation", Journal of Energy Storage Volume 56, Part B, 10 December 2022, 106116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2022.106116
  • Manas K. Ghorai, Kamal Krishna Kar, Sugandha Singh, A trifunctional
    electrocatalyst and process for synthesis thereof, Application no –
    202211031567, 2022.
  • Jitendra Tahalyani, M Jaleel Akhtar, Kamal K Kar, “Flexible, stretchable and lightweight polyurethane and graphene nanoplatelets nanocomposite for high performance EMI shielding application”, Materials Today Communications, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2022.104586
  • Jitendra Tahalyani, M Jaleel Akhtar, Kamal K Kar, “Graphene Nanoplatelets-Based Lightweight Flexible Nanocomposites for EMI Shielding Application”, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2022, 1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2022.3198646
  • Kajal Chaudhary , G. Singh, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna, K.V. Srivastava and P.C. Ramamurthy, “Optically transparent protective coating for ITO-coated PET-based microwave metamaterial absorbers,” IEEE Trans. Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 378-388, Feb. 2020. (DOI: 10.1109/TCPMT.2020.2972911) .
  • Prakrati Azad, N Tiwari, and M J Akhtar, "Study of constitutive properties retrieval technique using planar topology", Proceedings, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC), Kanpur, India, Dec. 17- 19, 2021.
  • S. Srin, J. Ramkumar, R. Bathe “Material Selection for Ultrashort Pulsed Laser Textured Self-cleaning Surfaces” Springer Nature, J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. C, pp.1-7, Jan 2022, (DOI: 10.1007/s40032-022-00818-8).
  • S. Srin, J. Ramkumar, Ravi Bathe, “Design and developmental approach aimed at polar solvent chemical sensor for biomedical application”, Elsevier, Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol. 56, Part 3, pp. 1255-1260, Apr 2022, (DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2021.11.191).
  • Nigam, R., Sinha, P., Kar, K.K., "Introduction to Supercapacitors." In: Kar, K.K. (eds) Handbook of Nanocomposite Supercapacitor Materials III. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 313. Springer, Cham, 2021. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68364-1_1)
  • Nigam, R., Kar, K.K., "Integrated Energy Storage System." In: Kar, K.K. (eds) Handbook of Nanocomposite Supercapacitor Materials III. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 313. Springer, Cham, 2021. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68364-1_9)
  • Nigam, R., Verma, K.D., Pal, T., Kar, K.K. (2020). Applications of Supercapacitors. In: Kar, K. (eds) Handbook of Nanocomposite Supercapacitor Materials II. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 302, 2020 (Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52359-6_17)
  • Ravi Bathe, K. S. Srin, and G. Padmanabham, “Method for Preparing Multifunctional and Isotropic, Uni-directional Superhydrophobic Surfaces using Ultrafast Laser” Indian Patent filed (24512/2020-DEL; dated 27/05/2020).
  • Prerna Sinha, Amit Yadav, Alekha Tyagi, Pradip Paik, Hiroyuki Yokoi, Amit K. Naskar, Tapas Kuila, Kamal K. Kar, Keratin-derived functional carbon with superior charge storage and transport for high-performance supercapacitors, Carbon, Volume 168, 2020, Pages 419-438, ISSN 0008-6223, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.07.007.
  • J. tahalyani, M. J. Akhtar, and K. K. Kar, “Sandwiched between poly(ethylene terephthalate) and polyurethane for flexible electromagnetic shielding application,” ACS Appl. Nano Mater., Vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 12146–12157, Nov. 2021. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.1c02657)
  • S. Srin, G. Padmanabham, R. Bathe , Controllable Superhydrophobic Stainless Steel Surfaces Fabrication by Femtosecond Laser ASTM International, Materials Performance and Characterization Vol. 8 (6), pp.1159-1166, (DOI: 10.1520/MPC20180090).
  • J.Yadav, J.Ramkumar, and Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava, "Design for easy surface machined and highly absorbing metamaterials for Infrared frequencies," World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing (WCMNM 2021), Mumbai, India, September 21-23, 2021.
  • S.Srivastava and Y. N. Mohapatra, “Defect density of states in natural and synthetic MoS2 multilayer flakes” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., May 2022, (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ac6f98).
  • S.Srivastava and Y. N. Mohapatra, “MoS2|ZnO isotype heterostructure diode: Carrier transport and band alignment”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 129, Issue 20, pp. 205702-1 to 205702-8, May 2021, (https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0048592).
  • S.Srivastava and Y. N. Mohapatra, “Determination of interlayer electron mobility in multilayer MoS2 flake using impedance spectroscopy”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 54, Issue 29, pp. 295104, May 2021, (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abfbfa).
  • S.Srivastava, and Y. N. Mohapatra, “Facile growth of MoS2 nanopillars using pulsed DC magnetron sputtering technique” AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2220, pp. 020086-1 to 020086-5, May 2020, (https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0002132).
  • Moumita Mistri, Shrikant Joshi, Kamal K. Kar, Kantesh Balani, "Tribomechanical Insight into Carbide-laden Hybrid Suspension-powder Plasma-sprayed Tribaloy T400 Composite Coatings," Surface & Coatings Technology, Volume 396, 125957, August 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125957)
  • Kiran Kumar Surthi, Kamal.K. Kar, "Spherical shaped LiCo0.5Mn0.5PO4-carbon composite as high voltage cathode material for conventional and flexible Li-ion batteries" Carbon, vol 193, pp 140-150, march, 2022 .(https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2022.02.034)
  • Kiran Kumar Surthi, Kamal.K. Kar, R. Janakarajan, "Shape depended electrochemical properties of LiNi0.5Co0.5PO4/C composites for high voltage secondary, flexible Li-ion batteries"Chemical Engineering Journal vol 418 pp 129362-10, march 2021. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.129362)
  • Kiran Kumar Surthi, Kamal.K. Kar, R. Janakarajan, "Shape controlled and structurally stabilized Co-doped olivine lithium phosphate cathodes for high voltage conventional, thin and flexible Li-ion batteries" Chemical Engineering Journal vol 399, 125858-15, june 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.125858)
  • Kiran Kumar Surthi, A. Tyagi, K.K. Kar, R. Janakarajan, "First Principle Study on Lithium-ion Diffusion, Electronic and Electrochemical Properties of Cobalt Doped Lithium Metal Borates" Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol 148, pp 109779-12, 2021. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109779)
  • Kajal Chaudhary , G. Singh, J. Ramkumar, S.A. Ramakrishna, K.V. Srivastava and P.C. Ramamurthy, “Optically transparent protective coating for ITO-coated PET-based microwave metamaterial absorbers,” IEEE Trans. Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 378-388, Feb. 2020. (DOI: 10.1109/TCPMT.2020.2972911) .
  • Tayde, K. Chaudhary, G. Singh, A. Dhumal, M. Saikia, K.V. Srivastava, J. Ramkumar and S.A. Ramakrishna, “An optically transparent and flexible microwave absorber for X and Ku bands application,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 1850-1859, Jan. 2020. (DOI: 10.1002/mop.32269) .
  • G. Singh , H. Sheokand, K. Chaudhary, K.V. Srivastava, J. Ramkumar and S.A. Ramakrishna, ‘’Fabrication of a non-wettable wearable textile-based metamaterial microwave absorber,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 52 no. 38, p. 385304, July 2019. (DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/ab1c47)
  • Kajal Chaudhary , J. Ramkumar and S. A. Ramakrishna,” Surface treatment of ITO coated PET sheet for coating with optically transparent polymer“ Soc. India OSI—Int. Symp. Opt. (OSI-ISO), pp. 118-119, 2018.
  • Kajal Chaudhary, J. Ramkumar,S. Ramakrishna,K. Srivastava,Praveen Ramamurthy,’ Protective layer for microwave metamaterial absorbers ad method thereof”, Patent application No. 201911050380, filed with the Indian Patent Office on December 6, 2019.
  • Gaganpreet Singh,Kajal Chaudhary, K. Srivastava,J. Ramkumar, S. Ramakrishna, A microwave absorbing metamaterial based wearable and a preparation method thereof, Patent application No. 201811038763, filed with the Indian Patent Office on December 5, 2018.