An Autonomous Institute supported by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India


♦Cubic mesoporous Ag@CN: a high performance humidity sensor. V. K. Tomer, N. Thangaraj, S. Gahlota and K. Kailasam. Nanoscale, 2016,


♦ Design and Synthesis of Aviram–Ratner-Type Dyads and Rectification Studies in Langmuir–Blodgett (LB) Films. G. Jayamurugan, V. Gowri, D. Hernández, S. Martin, A. González-Orive, C. Dengiz, O. Dumele, F. Pérez-Murano, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, C. Boudon, W. B. Schweizer, B. Breiten, A. D. Finke, G. Jeschke, B. Bernet, L. Ruhlmann, P. Cea, F. Diederich, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 10539-10547.


♦Nano-curcumin influences blue light photodynamic therapy for restraining glioblastoma stem cells growth. Atul Dev, Anup K Srivastava, Subhasree Roy Choudhury and Surajit Karmakar. RSC Adv., 2016, (just accepted) DOI: 10.1039/C6RA20269A.


♦Graphene/Nanoporous-Silica Heterostructure based Hydrophobic Antireflective Coating. S. De, J. Singh, B. Prakash, S. Chakraverty, K. Ghosh. Materials Today Communications, 8, 2016, 41–45.


♦ A systematic investigation on acetylene activation and hydracyanation of the activated acetylene on Aun (n=3-10) clusters via density functional theory. S. Gautam and A. D. Sarkar. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 2016, 13830-13843.

♦Photoinduced Demagnetization and Insulator-to-Metal Transition in Ferromagnetic Insulating BaFeO3 Thin Films. T. Tsuyama, S. Chakraverty, S. Macke, N. Pontius, C. Schüßler-Langeheine, H. Y. Hwang, Y. Tokura, and H. Wadati. Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 2016, 256402.


♦Controlling morphology and efficiency of nanostructured Mo2N electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction. K. Ojha, S. Saha, B. Kumar, K. S. Hazra and A. K. Ganguli. ChemCatChem, 2016, 1218–1225.


♦Comparative Study of TiO2/CuS Core/Shell and Composite Nanostructures for Efficient Visible-Light Photocatalysis.S. Khanchandani, S. Kumar and A. K. Ganguli. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2016, 1487–1499.


♦Probing the Crystal Structure, Composition-Dependent Absolute Energy Levels and Electrocatalytic Properties of Silver Indium Sulfide Nanostructures. P. Saji , A.K.Ganguli, M.A. Bhat and P.P.Ingole ChemPhysChem 2016,1195-1203.


♦Structural and magnetic properties of a new and ordered quaternary alloy MnNiCuSb (SG: F-43m). Z. Haque, G. S Thakur, Somnath Ghara, L C Gupta, A Sundaresan and A. K Ganguli, Somnath. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2016, 397, 315.


♦Cu-Co-Ni alloys: An efficient and durable electrocatalyst in acidic media. S. Saha, K. V. Ramanujachary, S. E. Lofland and A. K. Ganguli. Materials Research Express. 2016, 3, 016501.


♦ Dual response of graphene based ultrasmall molecular junction to defect engineering, K.-P. Dou, X.-X. Fu, A. D. Sarkar,  R.-Q. Zhang, Nano research, 2016, 1-9.


♦Efficient MoS2 Exfoliation by Cross-β-Amyloid Nanotubes for Multistimuli-Responsive and Biodegradable Aqueous Dispersions. N Kapil, A Singh, M Singh, D Das. Angewandte Chemie, 55, 7772–7776


♦Influence of Boron Substitution on Conductance of Pyridine- and Pentane-Based Molecular Single Electron Transistors: First-Principles Analysis, A. Srivastava, B. Santhibhushan, V. Sharma, K. Kaur, Md. Shahzad Khan, Madura Marathe, Abir De Sarkar, Mohd. Shahid Khan, J of Electronic Materials, 2016, 1-9.


♦Nickel as a co-catalyst for the photocatalytic hydrogen evolution on graphitic-carbon nitride (sg-CN): what is the nature of the active species?, A. Indra, P. W. Menezes, K. Kailasam, D. Hollmann, M. Schröder, A. Thomas, A. Brückner and M. Driess. Chemical Communications, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 104-1072016.

♦Ag3PO4 nanoparticle decorated on SiO2 spheres for efficient visible light photocatalysis. M. Sharma, K. Ojha, A. Ganguly and A. K. Ganguli 2015 New J. Chem., 2015,39, 9242-9248.


♦Upper critical field, critical current density and activation energy of the new La1-xSmxO0.5F0. 5BiS2 (x = 0.2, 0.8) superconductors. G. K. Selvan, G. S. Thakur, K. Manikandan, Y. Uwatoko, Z. Haque, L. C. Gupta, A.K. Ganguli and S. Arumugam, Journal of Physical Society of Japan, 2015.


♦A facile one step synthesis of Cu/Cu2O nanocomposites: Enhanced hydrogen/oxygen evolution. B. Kumar, S. Saha, K. Ojha and A. K. Ganguli. Mater. Res. Bull., 2015, 64, 283.

♦ Complementing graphenes: One-dimensional interplanar charge transport in polymeric graphitic carbon nitrides, C. Merschjann, S. Tschierlei, T. Tyborski, K. Kailasam, S. Orthmann,  D. Hollmann, T. Schedel-Niedrig, A. Thomas and S. Lochbrunner. Advanced Materials, 2015.


♦ Cu based nanocomposites as multifunctional catalysts, Bharat Kumar; Gyandshwar Kumar Rao; Soumen Saha; Ashok K. Ganguli, Chem Phys. Chem 2015 d.o.i 10.1002/cphc.201500944.


♦ Theoretical and experimental investigations of the thermoelectric properties of Bi2S3, Radoslaw Chmielowski, Daniel Péré, Chandan Bera, Ingo Opahle, Wenjie Xie, Stéphane Jacob, Frédéric Capet, Pascal Roussel, Anke Weidenkaff, Georg K. H. Madsen, and Gilles Dennler, J. Appl. Phys. 117, 125103, 2015.


♦ Calculating the thermal conductivity of the silicon clathrates using the quasi-harmonic approximation, G. K. H. Madsen, A. Katre, Chandan Bera, Phys. Status Solidi A . doi: 10.1002/pssa.201532615 2015.


♦ Transport Properties of Colloids in Bulk and in Confinement at Nanoscale, Gaganpeet, S. Srivastasva and K. Tankeshwar, 169-194, ISBN 978-1-63483-548-0 Innovation in nanomaterials, Nanotechnology science and technology series 2015.


♦ Tailoring the transmission lineshape spectrum of zigzag graphene nanoribbon based heterojunctions via controlling their width and edge protrusions, K.P. Dou, X.X. Fu, A. De Sarkar, R.Q. Zhang, Nanoscale, 2015.


♦ Oxide based nanostructures for photocatalytic and electrocatalytic applications, Aparna Ganguly, Oruganti Anjaneyulu, Kasinatha Ojha and Ashok K. Ganguli, CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 8978-9001.


♦ Pressure enhanced superconductivity at 10 K in La doped EuBiS2F. , , , , and , Superconductor Science and Technology, 2015, 28, 115010.


♦Unconventional Superconductivity at Mesoscopic Point-contacts on the 3-Dimensional Dirac Semi-metal Cd3As2. L. Aggarwal, A. Gaurav, G. S. Thakur, Z. Haque, A. K. Ganguli and G. Sheet, Nature Mater. 15,32–37(2016).


♦Nanoparticle biosynthesis using unicellular and subcellular supports. C-H Luo, Vijayakumar, P. S and C-S Yeh. NPG Asia Materials. 2015, 7, e209.


♦Controlling the Microstructure of Reverse Micelles and their Templating Effect on Shaping Nanostructures. Soma Sharma, Nitin Yadav, Pramit K. Chowdhury and A. K. Ganguli, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 11295–11306.


♦Enhancement of photocatalytic efficiency using heterostructured SiO2-Ta2O5 thin films, Arabinda Baruah, Menaka Jha, Santosh Kumar and A. K. Ganguli, Materials Research Express, Accepted on 27th April 2015.


♦Realization of atomically flat steps and terraces like surface of SrTiO 3 (001) single crystal by hot water etching and high temperature annealing. Bhanu Prakash, S Chakraverty. Solid State Communications 213–214, 2015, 28–30.


♦Graphene-CNT nanohybrid aptasensor for label free detection of cardiac biomarker myoglobin. V. Kumar, M. Shorie, A. K. Ganguli, P. Sabherwal. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 72, 2015, 56-60.


♦ Cross-β Amyloid Nanohybrids Loaded With Cytochrome C Exhibit Superactivity in Organic Solvents, N. Kapil, A. Singh and D. Das, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6492-5.


♦Realization of single-terminated nano step-and terrace-like surface of SrTiO3 single crystals, Bhanu Prakash and S. Chakraverty, Current Science, 2015, 108,


♦Integration of CNTs in 3D-IC interconnects: a non-destructive approach for the precise characterization and elucidation of interfacial properties, K. Ghosh, Y. K. Vermaa and C. S. Tan, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 2082-2089.


♦ Implementation of Carbon Nanotube bundles in sub-5 micron Diameter Through-Silicon-Via structures for Three-Dimensionally Stacked Integrated Circuits, K. Ghosha, Y.K. Vermaa and C.S. Tana, Materials Today Communications, 2015, 2, e16-e25.


♦ Viscosity of nanofluids: particle shape and fractal aggregates, Gaganpreet and Sunita Srivastava, Physics and Chemistry of Liquids: An International Journal, 2014, 53, 174-186.


♦ Quantum yield and excitation rate of single molecules close to metallic nanostructures, P. Holzmeister, E. Pibiri, J. Schmied, T. Sen, G. Acuna and P. Tinnefeld, Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 5356(9).


♦ Bio-functionalized rebar graphene (f-RG) for label free detection of cardiac marker troponin I, S. K. Tuteja, Priyanka, V. K. Bhalla, A. Deep, A. K. Paul and C. R. Suri, Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 14767-14771.


♦ Band Gap Engineering of ZnO using Core/Shell Morphology with Environmentally Benign Ag2S Sensitizer for Efficient Light Harvesting and Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalysis, S. Khanchandani, P. K. Srivastava, S. Kumar, S. Ghosh and A. K. Ganguli, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 8902–8912.


♦ Achieving enhanced visible light driven photocatalysis using Type II NaNbO3/CdS Core/Shell heterostructures, S. Kumar, S. Khanchandani, M. Thirumal and A. K. Ganguli, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 13221-13233.


♦ Enhancement of energy storage capacity of Mg functionalized silicene and silicane under external strain, T. Hussain, S. Chakraborty, A. De Sarkar, B. Johannson, R. Ahuja, Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 105, 123903


♦ Electronic charge transport through ZnO nanoribbons, A. De Sarkar and R. Ahuja, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2014, 75, 1223–1228.

♦ Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Stable Isomers of (SiO)n(0,±) (n = 2-7) Clusters, H. Du, S.P. Huang, A. De Sarkar, W.J. Fan, Y. Jia and R.Q. Zhang, Journal of Physical Chemistry-A, 2014, 118, 8893–8900.


♦ Nickel Cobaltite Nanostructures with Enhanced Supercapacitance Activity, N. Garg,  M. Basu and A. K. Ganguli, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 17332–17341.


♦ Hybrid aptamer-antibody linked fluorescence resonance energy transfer based detection of trinitrotoluene. S.Priyanka, M. Shorie, P. Pathania, S. Chaudhary, K. K. Bhasin, V. Bhalla and C. R. Suri, Anal Chem. 2014, 86, 7200-7204.


♦ Near-infrared light-responsive nanomaterials in cancer therapeutics, P. S. Vijayakumar, S. Selvakumar and C. S. Yeh, Chemical Society Reviews  2014, 43, 6254-6287.


♦ Strain-induced tunability of optical and photocatalytic properties of ZnO mono-layer nanosheet. T. Kaewmaraya, A. De Sarkar, B. Sa, Z. Sun and R. Ahuja, Computational Materials Science 2014, 91, 38-42.


♦ Graphene-based hybrid materials : synthetic approaches and properties, K. Ojha and A. K. Ganguli, Curr. Sci., 2014, 107, 397-418.


♦ Spherical to cylindrical transformation of reverse micelles and their templating effect on the growth of nanostructures, S. Sharma and A. K. Ganguli, J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 4122−4131.


♦ A type-II semiconductor (ZnO/CuS Heterostructure) for visible light photocatalysis, M. Basu, N. Garg and A. K. Ganguli, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 7517-7525.


♦ A facile low temperature(350C) synthesis of Cu2O nanoparticles and its electrocatalytic and photocatalytic properties, B. Kumar, S. Saha, A. Ganguly and A. K. Ganguli, RSC Adv.4, 2014, 12043–12049.


♦ Design of porous silica supported tantalum oxide hollow spheres showing enhanced photocatalytic activity, M. Sharma, D. Das, A. Baruah, A. Jain and A. K. Ganguli, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 3199−3208.


♦ Nanobioprobe mediated DNA aptamers for explosive detection. Priyanka, M. Shorie, V. Bhalla, P. Pathania and C. R. Suri, Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 1080-1082.


♦ Graphene-gated biochip for the detection of cardiac marker Troponin I. S. K. Tuteja, Priyanka, V. K. Bhalla, Akash Deep,  A. K. Paul and C. R. Suri, Analytica chimica acta, 2014, 809, 148-54. 


♦ Nanoscience research in India : Recent contributions (2012-13),  A. K. Ganguli, A. Ganguly and M. Basu, in "Specialist Periodical Reports : Nanoscience  Vol 2 ,  pp 139-203 (Royal Society), 2014.


♦ Nanocrystalline silica from termite mounds, A. K. Ganguli, S. Kumar, A. Baruah and S. Vaidya, Curr. Sci., 2014, 106, 83.


♦ Controlling the aspect ratio and electrocatalytic properties of nickel cobaltite nanorods, N. Garg, M. Basu, K. Upadhyaya, S. M. Shivprasad and A. K. Ganguli, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 24328, .


♦ Design of nanostructured cadmium tantalate and cadmium niobate and their photocatalytic properties, D. Das and A. K. Ganguli, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 21697.


♦ Efficient entrapment of dyes in hollow silica nanoparticles : Direct evidence using fluorescence spectroscopy, A. Baruah, S. Kumar, S. Vaidya and A. K. Ganguli, J. Fluorescence, 2013 23, 1287.


♦ Plasmon enhanced fluoro-immunoassay using egg yolk antibodies for ultra-sensitive detection of herbicide diuron, P. Sharma, M. Kukkar, A. K. Ganguli, A. Bhasin and C. Raman Suri, Analyst 2013, 138, 4312.


♦ Band gap tuning ZnO/In2S3 core/shell nanorod arrays for enhanced visible-light driven photocatalysis, S. Khanchandani, S. Kundu, A. Patra and A. K. Ganguli, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2013, 117, 5558.