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



♦ P. Maity, T Gayathri, J. Dana, S. P. Singh and Hirendra N. Ghosh* S2 and mixed aggregate state emission of thiophene-BODIPY J. Photochem. Photobiolo A: Chemistry 2019, 368, 147-152.


♦ S. Maiti, J. Dana, and Hirendra N. Ghosh* Correlating Charge Carrier Dynamics with Efficiency in Quantum Dot Solar Cells: Can Excitonics Lead to Highly Efficient Devices? Chem. Eur. J., (Mini Review) 2019, 25, 692 –702.


♦ S. Maiti, F. Azlan, Y. Jadhav, J. Dana, P. Anand, S. K. Haram, G. R. Dey and H. N. Ghosh* Efficient Charge Transport in Surface Engineered TiO2 Nanoparticulate Photoanodes Leading to Improved Performance in Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells Solar Energy, 2019,181, 195–202.


♦ P. Maity, T Gayathri, J. Dana, S. P. Singh and Hirendra N. Ghosh* Impact of FRET between a Molecular Aggregate and a Quantum Dots Chemistry – An Asian Journal 2019, 14, 597 –605.


♦ Tushar Debnath and Hirendra N. Ghosh* Recent Progress of Electron Storage Mn Centre in Doped Nanocrystals J. Phys. Chem. C (Feature Article) 2019, 123, 10703−10719.


♦ Tanmay Goswami, Renu Rani, Kiran Shankar Hazra, and Hirendra N. Ghosh* Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics of the Exciton and Trion in MoS2 Monolayers Followed by Dissociation Dynamics in Au@MoS2 2D Heterointerfaces J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 2019, 10, 3057-3063.


♦ P Marandi, PPP Kumar, P Venugopalan, PP Neelakandan, Selective metal-ion detection and activatable photosensitization properties of a tetraphenylethylene based salicylideneimine, ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 5707-5713.


♦ PPP Kumar, P Yadav, A Shanavas, S Thurakkal, J Joseph, and PP Neelakandan, A Three-Component Supramolecular Nanocomposite as a Heavy-Atom-Free Photosensitizer, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 5623-5626..


♦ Ruby Gupta and Deepika Sharma (2019). Biofunctionalization of magnetite nanoparticles with stevioside: effect on the size and thermal behaviour for use in hyperthermia applications. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 36:1, 302-312. (IF 3.44). doi:10.1080/02656736.2019.1565787.


♦ Ruby Gupta and Deepika Sharma (2019). Evolution of Magnetic Hyperthermia for Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapy. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 10(3):1157-1172. (IF 4.21).doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00652.


♦ Sharma A, Vaghasiya K, Gupta P, Gupta UD, Verma RK* Mycobactericidal activity of some micro-encapsulated synthetic Host Defense peptides (HDP) by expediting the permeation of antibiotic: A new paradigm of drug delivery for tuberculosis International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2019 Mar 10;558:231-241.


♦ Singh A, Vaghasiya K, Verma RK, Shukla R* Temperature/pH triggered PNIPAM based Smart nanogel system loaded with Anastrozole delivery for application in cancer chemotherapy 2019 mar 59;65(2): 195-201 AAPS PharmScitech 2019 (Accepted).


♦ Vaghasiya K, Eram A, Sharma A, , Ray E, Adlakha S, Verma RK* Alginate Micro-Spheres elicit innate Th1-inflammatory response in macrophages leading to bacillary killing AAPS PharmScitech, 2019 (accepted).


♦ Adlakha S, Sharma A, Vaghasiya K, Ray E, Verma RK* Invited: Inhalation delivery of host defence peptides (HDP): A pragmatic approach for therapy of pulmonary ailments Current proteins and peptides, 2019 31;458(1):256-263.


♦ Baruah, A, Vaghasiya, K, Verma, RK, Ganguli, AK, Jha, M* Nanostructured silver decorated hollow silica and their application in treatment of microbial contaminated water at room temperature New Journal of Chemistry , 2019 65;584:211-218.


♦ Understanding the role of co-surfactant in microemulsion on the growth of copper oxalate using SAXS, Sunaina, Vaishali Sethi, Surinder K Mehta, Ashok K Ganguli*, Sonalika Vaidya*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 336.


♦ Bhagwati Sharma, Swati Tanwar, and Tapasi Sen*, “One Pot Green Synthesis of Si Quantum Dots and Catalytic Au Nanoparticle–Si Quantum Dot Nanocomposite” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 3309.


♦ Swati Tanwar, Bhagwati Sharma, Vishaldeep Kaur and Tapasi Sen*, “White light emission from a mixture of silicon quantum dots and gold nanoclusters and its utilities in sensing of mercury (II) ions and thiol containing amino acid” RSC Advances (accepted 2019).


♦ Gold Nano-/Micro-Roses on Levodopa Microtubes for SERS-Based Sensing of Gliomas. Dube, Taru; Kumar, Nitin; Kour, Avneet; Mishra, Jibanananda; Singh, Manish; Prakash, Bhanu; Panda, Jiban J. ACS Applied Nanomaterials.Accepted.


♦ Short peptide-based smart targeted cancer nanotherapeutics: a glimmer of hope. Mishra J, Panda JJ. Ther Deliv. 2019 Mar;10(3):135-138.


♦ Cholesterol bound Plasmodium falciparum co-chaperone 'PFA0660w' complexes with major virulence factor 'PfEMP1' via chaperone 'PfHsp70-x'.Behl A, Kumar V, Bisht A, Panda JJ, Hora R, Mishra PC. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 25;9(1):2664.


♦ Plasmodium falciparum protein 'PfJ23' hosts distinct binding sites for major virulence factor 'PfEMP1' and Maurer's cleft marker 'PfSBP1'.Kaur J, Kumar V, Singh AP, Singh V, Bisht A, Dube T, Panda JJ, Behl A, Mishra PC, Hora R. Pathog Dis. 2018 Dec 1;76(9).


♦ Nanotheranostics, a future remedy of neurological disorders.Sharma M, Dube T, Chibh S, Kour A, Mishra J, Panda JJ. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2019 Feb;16(2):113-128.


♦ R. Jain, G. Khandelwal, and S. Roy, Unravelling the Design Rules in Ultrashort Amyloid-Based Peptide Assemblies toward Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles, Langmuir 2019, 35, 5878−5889.


♦ Visible light-driven simultaneous H2 production by water splitting coupled with selective oxidation of HMF to DFF catalyzed by porous carbon nitride” V. R. Battula, A. Jaryal and K. Kailasam*. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 7, 5643-5649. Impact factor: 9.9.


♦ A true oxygen-linked heptazine based polymer for efficient hydrogen evolution” V. R. Battula1, Sunil Kumar1, D. K. Chauhan, S. Samanta and K. Kailasam*. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 244, 313–319. (1 Authors contributed equally). Impact factor: 11.7.


♦ Pushpendra, R. K. Kunchala, S. N. Achary, A. K. Tyagi, B. S. Naidu*, Rapid, Room Temperature Synthesis of Eu3+ Doped NaBi(MoO4)2Nanomaterials: Structural, Optical, and Photoluminescence Properties, Crystal Growth and Design, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b0026.


♦ B.M. Pirzada, Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, B.S. Naidu*, Synthesis of LaFeO3/Ag2CO3 Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Degradation of Rhodamine B and p-Chlorophenol under Natural Sunlight, ACS Omega, 4 (2019) 2618-2629.


♦ Spectral dependent white light reflection mapping of MoS2 flake for improving accuracy of conventional optical thickness profiling, R Rani, A Kundu, K S Hazra, Optical Materials 2019, 90, 46-50.


♦ Jijo Thomas, Anjana Sharma, Vineeta Panwar, Vianni Chopra and Deepa Ghosh*. Polysaccharide-Based Hybrid Self-Healing Hydrogel Supports the Paracrine Response of Mesenchymal Stem Cells. ACS Appl. Bio Mater 2019. DOI:10.1021/acsabm.9b00074.


♦ Rehman MU, Wali AF, Ahmad A, Shakeel S, Rasool S, Ali R, Rashid SM, Madkhali H, Ganaie MA, Khan R*. Neuroprotective Strategies for Neurological Disorders by Natural Products: An update. Current Neurophaamacology 2019;17(3):247-267. (*Corresponding Author).


♦ Hanif A, Farooq R, Rehman MU, Rehan Khan, Majid S, Ganaie MA. Aptamer based nanobiosensors: Promising healthcare devices. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. 2019 Mar;27(3):312-319.


♦ Ahmad A, Fauzia E, Kumar M, Mishra RK, Kumar A, Khan MA, Raza SS, Rehan Khan*. Gelatin-coated Polycaprolactone Nanoparticle-mediated Naringenin delivery rescue human Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Oxygen-glucose Deprivation induced Inflammatory Stress. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2019, 5, 2, 683-695. (*Corresponding Author).


♦ Deepika Rani, Rajinder Kumar, Vineet Kumar and Monika Singh*, High yield Cycloaddition of Carbon Dioxide to Epoxides Catalysed by Metal Organic Frameworks, Materials Today Sustainability, 2019, just accepted.


♦ Arti Joshi, Sonalika Vaidya and Monika Singh*, Synthesis and Structure of Anderson Cluster based Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solid, [{Cu(2-pzc)(H2O)2}2{H7AlMo6O24}].17H2O and its Dye Adsorption Properties, Journal of Chemical Science, 2019, 131, 7.


♦Ashima Rawat, Raihan Ahammed, Dimple Sharma, Nityasagar Jena, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar*, "Solar Energy Harvesting in Type II van der Waals Heterostructures of Semiconducting Group III Monochalcogenide Monolayers", Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b03359.


♦ R. Jain, G. Khandelwal, and S. Roy, Unravelling the Design Rules in Ultrashort Amyloid-Based Peptide Assemblies toward Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles, Langmuir 2019,35,5878−5889.




♦ Origin of metal insulator transition in phase change materials, I.Sarkar, K.Perumal, S. Kulkarni and W. Drube, Applied Physics Letters 113, 263502 (2018)..


♦ Hollow ZnO from assembly of nanoparticles: photocatalytic and antibacterial activity, Zakiullah Zaidi, Kalpesh Vaghasiya, Aditi Vijay, Manu Sharma, Rahul K Verma and Sonalika Vaidya*, J. Material Science, 2018, 53, 14964.


♦ Receptor Targeted Polymeric Nanostructures Capable of Navigating across the Blood-Brain Barrier for Effective Delivery of Neural Therapeutics. Dube T, Chibh S, Mishra J, Panda JJ. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 Oct 18;8(10):2105-2117..


♦ Arginine-α, β-dehydrophenylalanine Dipeptide Nanoparticles for pH-Responsive Drug Delivery. Singh PK, Chibh S, Dube T, Chauhan VS, Panda JJ. Pharm Res. 2018 Jan 16;35(2):35.


♦ Modulating capacitive response of MoS2 flake by controlled nanostructuring through focused laser irradiation, Renu Rani, Anirban Kundu, Mohammad Balal, Goutam Sheet and Kiran Shankar Hazra, Nanotechnology 2018, 29, 345302.


♦ Khan R*, Rehman MU, Khan AQ, Tahir M, Sultana S. Glycyrrhizic acid suppresses 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced colon tumorigenesis in Wistar rats: Alleviation of inflammatory, proliferation, angiogenic, and apoptotic markers. Environmental Toxicology. 2018 Dec;33(12):1272-1283. (*Corresponding Author).


♦ Dimple, Nityasagar Jena, Ashima Rawat, Raihan Ahammed, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar*, "Emergence of high piezoelectricity along with robust electron mobility in Janus structures in semiconducting Group IVB dichalcogenide monolayers", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6 (2018) 24885-24898.


♦ All-porous heterostructure of reduced graphene oxide-polypyrrole-nanoporous gold for planar flexible supercapacitor showing outstanding volumetric capacitance and energy density. Taniya Purkait, Guneet Singh, Navpreet Kamboj, Manisha Das and Ramendra Sundar Dey. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C8TA07627H.


♦Energy Harvesting and Self-Powered Microphone Application on Multifunctional Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Nanogenerator") D. Mandal. Energy. 2018.


♦Synergistically Enhanced Piezoelectric Output in Highly Aligned 1D Polymer Nanofibers Integrated All-fiber Nanogenerator for Wearable Nano-Tactile Sensor. S. K. Ghosh and D. Mandal. Nano Energy. 2018, 53, 245-257.


♦ Iodo-functionalized Salicylideneimine-Boron Complexes: Synthesis and Photosensitized Degradation of Organic Water Pollutants. Sanchita Shah, Ashima Bajaj, Abhishek Shibu, Md. Ehesan Ali*, and Prakash P. Neelakandan*. Chem. Eur. J., 2018, DOI: chem.201804376.


♦ Heptazine based organic framework as chemiresistive sensor for ammonia detection at room temperature" N. Sharma, N. Sharma, P. Srinivasan, S. Kumar, J. B. B. Rayappan,* and K. Kailasam*. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 18389–18395. Impact factor: 9.9


♦Deep-Blue OLED Fabrication from Heptazine Columnar Liquid Crystal Based AIE-Active Sky Blue Emitter. I. Bala, L. Ming, R. A. K. Yadav, J. De, D. K. Dubey, S. Kumar, H. Singh, J. –H. Jou, K. Kailasam and S. K. Pal. Chemistry Select, 2018, 3, 7771–7777.


♦Hydrogen-bond mediated columnar liquid crystalline assemblies of C3-symmetric heptazine derivatives at ambient temperature. I. Bala, S. P. Gupta, S. Kumar, H. Singh, J. De, N. Sharma, K. Kailasam* and S. K. Pal*. Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 6342-6352


♦Emergence of s-Heptazines: From trichloro-s-heptazine building blocks to functional materials” S. Kumar, N. Sharma and K. Kailasam*. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 21719-21728. Invited article for the Special issue on “Journal of Materials Chemistry A Emerging Investigators, 2018”. Impact factor: 9.9


♦Pathway Driven Self-assembly and Living Supramolecular Polymerization in Amyloid-inspired Peptide Amphiphile. A. Singh, J. Joseph, D. Gupta, I. Sarkar, A. Pal.* Chem Comm. accepted


♦Superior bactericidal efficacy of fucose functionalized silver nanoparticles against Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 and prevention of its colonization on urinary catheters. A. Bhargava, V. Pareek, S. R. Choudhury, J. Panwar, and S. Karmakar.* ACS applied materials and interfaces. DOI: 10.1021/la303136v


♦Nanoparticle Fabrication on Bacterial Microcompartment Surface for the Development of Hybrid Enzyme-Inorganic Catalyst. N. K. Bari, G. Kumar, A. Bhatt, J. P. Hazra, A. Garg, M. E. Ali and S. Sinha.* ACS catalysis. 2018, 8, 7742–7748.


♦ Unique Solar Conversion Efficiency Performance of High Temperature Gradient Alloy over Low Temperature One: Comprehending Interfaces through Excitonics Study. T. Debnath, K. Parui, S. Maiti, H. N. Ghosh.* J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 11312−11321.


♦Concurrent Ultrafast Electron and Hole Transfer Dynamics in CsPbBr3 Perovskite and Quantum Dots. J. Dana, P. Maity, B. Jana, S. Maiti, and Hirendra N. Ghosh.* ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 2706-2714.


♦Direct Correlation of Excitonics with Efficiency in Core Shell Quantum Dot Solar Cell. J. Dana, S. Maiti, V. S. Tripathi. and Hirendra N. Ghosh* Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 2418–2425.


♦Boosting the Efficiency of Quantum Dot Solar Cells Through Formation of Cation Exchanged Hole Transporting Layer. S. Maiti, F. Azlan, P. Anand, Y. Jadhav, J. Dana, S. K. Haram and H. N. Ghosh.* Langmuir, 2018, 34, 50–57.


Inhibiting Interfacial Charge Recombination for Boosting Power Conversion Efficiency in CdSe{Au} Nanohybrid Sensitized Solar Cell. J. Dana, P. Anand, S. Maiti, F. Azlan, Y. Jadhav, S.K. Haram, H. N. Ghosh*
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 13277 −13284.


♦Natural sunlight driven oxidative homocoupling of amines by truxene based conjugated microporous polymer. V. R. Battula, H. Singh, S. Kumar, I. Bala, S. K. Pal* and K. Kailasam*. ACS Catalysis, 2018, 8, 6751-6759.


♦Traversing the History of Solid Catalysts for Heterogeneous Synthesis of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Carbohydrate Sugars: A Review. B. Agarwal, K. Kailasam, R. S. Sangwan* and S. Elumalai*. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2018, 82, 2408–2425.


♦A Low Temperature, Highly Sensitive and Fast Response Toluene Gas Sensor Based on In(III)-SnO2 Loaded Cubic Mesoporous Graphitic Carbon Nitride. R. Malik, V. K. Tomer*, V. Chaudhary, M. S. Dahiya, S. P. Nehra, S. Duhan and K. Kailasam*. Sens. Actuators B, 2018, 255, 3564-3575.


♦ Modulating Capacitive Response of MoS2 Flake by Controlled Nanostructuring through Focused Laser Irradiation. Rani, R., Kundu, A., Balal, M., Sheet, G.* and Hazra, K.S.* Nanotechnology.
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♦ Sharma A, Vaghasiya K, Ray E, Verma RK* Nano-encapsulated HHC10 host defense peptide (HDP) reduces the growth of Escherichia coli via multimodal mechanisms. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology, 2018 Jul 23:113-121


♦ 1,3β Glucan anchored, paclitaxel loaded chitosan nanocarrier endows enhanced hemocompatibility with efficient anti-glioblastoma stem cells therapy. Singh PK, Srivastava AK, Dev A, Kaundal B, Choudhury SR*, Karmakar S*. Carbohydr Polym. 2018; 180: 365-375. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.10.030.


♦ Mannose-conjugated curcumin-chitosan nanoparticles: Efficacy and toxicity assessments against Leishmania donovani. P. Chaubey , B. Mishra , S.L. Mudavath, R.R. Patel, S. Chaurasia, S Sundar, V. Suvarna, M. Monteiro. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018, 111, 109-120.

♦ Supramolecular Confinement within Chitosan Nanocomposites Enhance Singlet Oxygen Generation. K. Naim, S. T. Nair, P. Yadav, A. Shanavas, P. P. Neelakandan*, ChemPlusChem, 2018, 83, 418-422.


♦One-step coelectrodeposition-assisted layer- by-layer assembly of gold nanoparticles and reduced graphene oxide and its self-healing three-dimensional nanohybrid for an ultrasensitive DNA sensor. J. Kumarasamy, M. B. Camarada, D. Venkatraman,* H. Ju, R. S. Dey* and Y. Wen* Nanoscale. 2018, 10, 1196-1206.


♦ Characterization of Cd-resistant Klebsiella michiganensisMCC3089 and its potential for rice seedling growth promotion under Cd stress. S. Mitra, K. Pramanik, P. Ghosh, T. Soren, A. Sarkar, R. S. Dey, S. Pandey, T. K. Maiti. Microbiological Research. 2018, 210, 12–25.


♦ All Organic High Performance Piezoelectric Nanogenerator with Multilayer Assembled Electrospun Nanofibers Mats for Self-powered Multifunctional Sensor. K. Maity and D. Mandal.* ACS applied materials and interfaces. 2018, 10, 18257–18269.

♦Ecofriendly fruit-switches based on graphene oxide for programed fruit preservatives delivery to extend shelf life. S. Sharma, B. K. Biswal, D. Kumari, P. Bindra, S. Kumar, T. Stobdan and P.S. Vijayakumar. * ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 18478–18488.


♦Organo-lead Halide Perovskite Regulated Green Light Emitting Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Electrospun Nanofiber Mat and its Potential Utility for Ambient Mechanical Energy Harvesting Application.
A. Sultana. M. Alam, P. Sadhukhan, U, K, Ghorai, S, Das, T. R. Middya, D. Mandal.* Nano Energy. 2018, 49, 380-392.


♦A comprehensive study in carrier mobility and artificial photosynthetic properties in Group VI B transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers. A. Rawat, N. Jena, Dimple, A. D. Sarkar.* Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2018, 6, 8693-8704.


♦A pyroelectric generator as a self-powered temperature sensor for sustainable thermal energy harvesting from waste heat and human body heat. A. Sultana, Md. M. Alam, T. R. Middya, D. Mandal* Applied Energy. 2018


♦Nanostructures for Enhancing Pool Boiling Heat Transfer. G. U. Kumar, K. Soni, S. Suresh, K. Ghosh, M.R. Thansekhar, P. D. Babu. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 2018, 221, 299–307.

♦Twin Function of Zein-Zinc Coordination Complex: Wheat Nutrient Enrichment and Nanoshield against Pathogenic Infection. B. K. Biswal, M. El Sadany, D. Kumari, P. Sagar, N. K. Singhal, S. Sharma, T. Stobdan and P.S. Vijayakumar* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, 6, 5877–5887.


♦Chirality control to multi-stimuli responsive and self-healing supramolecular metallo-hydrogels. B Sharma, A. Singh, T. K. Sarma, N. Sardana* and A. Pal*. New Journal of Chemistry 2018,42, 6427-6432.


♦ Cellulose-Metallothionein Matrix for Metal Binding. N. K.Baria, S. Baruaa, A. Garga, M. K.Sannigrahi and S. Sinha*. Carbohydrate Polymers. 2018, 192, 126-134.


♦Nanocarrier Composed of Magnetite Core Coated with Three Polymeric Shells Mediates LCS-1 Delivery for Synthetic Lethal Therapy of BLM-Defective Colorectal Cancer Cells. A. Gupta, A. Ahmad, H. Singh, S. Kaur, Neethu K M, M. M. Ansari, G. Jayamurugan* and R. Khan*. Biomacromolecules 2018, 19, 803-815.


♦Synthetic lethality: From Research to Personalized Cancer Nanomedicine. A. Gupta, A. Ahmad, A.I. Dar, R. Khan*. Current Cancer Drug Tragets 2018, 18, 337-346.


♦Selective Targeting of Cancer Cells using Personalized Nanomedicine. A. Gupta, A. Ahmad, A.I. Dar, A. Bhatt, R. Khan*. Toxicolology and Forensic Medicine Open Journal, 2016, 1, e12-e13.


♦ Organo-lead halide perovskite induced electroactive β-phase in porous PVDF films: An excellent material for photoactive piezoelectric energy harvester and photodetector, A. Sultana, P. Sadhukhan, Md. M. Alam, S. Das, T. R. Middya and D. Mandal, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 4121–4130.


♦New Insight into Curcumin Tethered Lanthanum Carbonate Nanospheres and Protein Corona Conferring Fluorescence Enhancement based Sensitive Detection of Amyloid-<beta> Aggregates
Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical 2018, 262, 687-695.


♦Plasmonic DNA hotspots made from Tungsten disulfide nanosheets and gold nanoparticles for ultrasensitive aptamer-based SERS detection of Myoglobin. M. Shorie, V. Kumar, H. Kaur, K. Singh, V. K Tomer, P. Sabherwal Microchimica Acta.2018, 185:158.


♦ Gold laced Bio-macromolecules for theranostic applications. P. Yadav, S. P. Singh, A. K. Rengan, R. Srivastava, A. Shanavas. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2018, 110, 39-53.


♦ Glycol Chitosan assisted in situ Reduction of Gold on Polymeric Template for Anti-cancer Theranostics, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, A. Shanavas, A. K. Rengan, D. Chauhan, L. George, M. Vats, N. Kaur, P. Yadav, P. Mathur, S. Chakraborty, A. Tejaswini, A. De, R. Srivastava. 2017, 2018, 110, 392-398.


♦High-performance flexible supercapacitors based on electrochemically tailored three-dimensional reduced graphene oxide networks. T. Purkait, G. Singh, D. Kumar, M. Singh and R. S. Dey Sci. Rep., 2018, 8, 640 (1-13).


♦PHISTc protein family members localize to different sub-cellular organelles and bind Plasmodium falciparum major virulence factor 'PfEMP-1'. Kumar V, Kaur J, Singh AP, Singh V, Bisht A, Panda JJ, Mishra PC, Hora R. FEBS J. 2018 285, 294-312.


♦Targeted delivery of miR-199a-3p using self-assembled dipeptide nanoparticles efficiently reduces hepatocellular carcinoma. Varshney A, Panda JJ, Singh AK, Yadav N, Bihari C, Biswas S, Sarin SK, Chauhan VS. Hepatology. 2018, 67, 1392-1407.


♦Realization of single terminated surface of perovskite oxide single crystals and their band profile: (LaAlO3)0.3(Sr2AlTaO6)0.7, SrTiO3 and KTaO3 case study. R. Tomar, N. Wadehra, V. Budhiraja, B. Prakash, S.Chakraverty. Applied Surface Science 2018, 427, 861-866.


♦Reclaiming Hijacked Phagosomes: Hybrid Nano-in-Micro encapsulated MIAP peptide ensures host directed therapy by specifically augmenting phagosome-maturation and apoptosis in TB infected macrophage cells. Sharma, A, Vaghasiya, K, Gupta P, Gupta U D and Verma, R.K. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2018, 536, 50-62.




♦ Swati Tanwar, Krishna Kanta Haldar, and Tapasi Sen*, “DNA origami directed Au nanostar dimers for single-molecule surface-enhanced Raman scattering” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 17639.


♦A Porous, Crystalline Truxene-based Covalent Organic Framework and its Application in Humidity Sensing” H. Singh, V. K. Tomer, N. Jena, I. Bala, N. Sharma, D. Nepak, A. De Sarkar,* K. Kailasam* and S. K. Pal*. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 21820-21827.


♦Heptazine: A new electron deficient fluorescent core for discotic liquid crystals” I. Bala, H. Singh, V. R. Battula, S. P. Gupta, J. De, S. Kumar, K. Kailasam* and S. K. Pal*. Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 14718-14722.


♦Near Room Temperature Ethanol detection using Ag-loaded Mesoporous Carbon Nitrides” V. K. Tomer, R. Malik and K. Kailasam*. ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), 3658–3668.


♦Light Harvesting and Photocurrent Generation in a Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticle–Reduced Graphene Oxide Composite. A Ghosh, B Jana, S Maiti, R Bera, HN Ghosh, A Patra. Chem. Phys. Chem. 2017, 18,1308–1316.


♦ Direct Correlation of Excitonics with Efficiency in Core Shell Quantum Dot Solar Cell. J. Dana, S. Maiti, V. S. Tripathi. and Hirendra N. Ghosh. Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 2418-2425.


♦Toxic impact of nanomaterials on microbes, plants and animals. Sardoiwala MN, Kaundal B, Choudhury SR*. Environ Chem Lett. 2017, 1-16. 0667-6.

♦ Ultrafast Interfacial Electron Transfer Interaction Between TiO2 Nanoparticles Sensitized by Newly Synthesized (E)-3-(3,4-Dihydoroxy-1-vinyl-Benzene)-1,5,7-trimethyl-8-phenyl-4,4- ifluoroboradiazaindacene (BODIPY). S. Aute, P. Maity, A. Das and H. N. Ghosh. New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, 41, 5215-5224.


♦ Hot-Electron Transfer from Semiconductor Domain to Metal Domain in CdSe@CdS{Au} Nano-Heterostructure. J. Dana, T. Debnath and H. N.Ghosh. Nanoscale 2017, 9, 9723 – 9731.


♦ Metal-Ligand Complex Induced Ultrafast Charge Carrier Relaxation and Charge Transfer Dynamics in CdX (X = S, Se, Te) Quantum Dots Sensitized Nitro Catechol. P. Singhal, P. Maity, S. K. Jha and H. N. Ghosh. Chem. Euro. J., 2017, 23, 10590-10596.


♦ Electron Transfer Mediated Trace Level Detection of Uranium Using CdSe/CdS Quasi Type II Core Shell Quantum Dots: An Insight Mechanistic Studies. P. Singhal, S. K. Jha, B. Vats and H. N. Ghosh. Langmuir, 2017, 33, 8114–8122.


♦ Exciton Dynamics and Formation Mechanism of MEH-PPV Polymer -Based Nanostructures. A. Ghosh, B. Jana, S. Chakraborty, S. Maiti, B. Jana, H. N. Ghosh and A. Patra. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 21062-21072.


♦ Carrier Relaxation Dynamics in Type-II ZnO/CdSe Quantum Dot Heterostructure. S. Verma, and H. N. Ghosh. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 24896-24902.


♦ Inhibiting Interfacial Charge Recombination for Boosting Power Conversion Efficiency in CdSe{Au} Nanohybrid Sensitized Solar Cell. J. Dana, P. Anand, S. Maiti, F. Azlan, Y. Jadhav, S. K. Haram, H. N. Ghosh. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08448


♦ Electrochemical Evaluation of Dopant Energetics and the Modulation of Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Cu-Doped CdSe Nanocrystals. S. Maiti, J. Dana, Y. Jadhav, T. Debnath, S. K. Haram, and Hirendra N. Ghosh. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2017, 121, 27233–27240.


♦ Effects of prenatal exposure to antipsychotic risperidone on developmental neurotoxicity, apoptotic neurodegeneration and neurobehavioral sequelae in rat offspring. Singh KP, Singh MK, Singh M. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2016, 52; 13-23.


♦ Lysosomal targeting strategies for design and delivery of bioactive for therapeutic interventions. Sharma, A, Vaghasiya, K, Ray E, Verma, R.K. Journal of Drug targeting. 2017, 116, 125-131.


♦ Strain and pH facilitated artificial photosynthesis in monolayer MoS2 nanosheet, Dimple, N. Jena, A. Rawat, A. D. Sarkar. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 22265-22276.


♦ Truxene based Porous, Crystalline Covalent Organic Frameworks and it’s Applications in Humidity Sensing. H. Singh, V. K. Tomer, N. Jena, I. Bala, N. Sharma, D. Nepak, A. D. Sarkar, K. Kailasam, S. Pal, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5 21820-21827.

♦ Strain Induced Optimization of Nanoelectromechanical Energy Harvesting and Nanopiezotronic Response in MoS2 Monolayer Nanosheet. N. Jena, Dimple, S. D. Behere, A. D. Sarkar. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 9181–9190.

♦ Compressive strain induced enhancement in thermoelectric-power-factor in monolayer MoS2 nanosheet, Dimple, N. Jena, A. D. Sarkar. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2017, 29 225501 (7pp)


♦Large area few-layered graphene with scalable preparation from waste biomass for high-performance supercapacitor. T. Purkait, G. Singh, M. Singh, D. Kumar and R. Sundar Dey Sci. Rep. 2017,  7, 15239 (1-14).


♦Receptor Targeted Polymeric Nanostructures Capable of Navigating across the Blood-Brain Barrier for Effective Delivery of Neural Therapeutics. Dube T, Chibh S, Mishra J, Panda JJ. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017, 8, 2105-2117.


♦Efficacy of Dipeptide-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles in Lung Cancer Models Under Pulsed Electromagnetic Field. Baskar G, Ravi M, Panda JJ, Khatri A, Dev B, Santosham R, Sathiya S, Babu CS, Chauhan VS, Rayala SK, Venkatraman G. Cancer Invest. 2017, 35, 431-442.


♦DNA Origami Directed Au Nanostar Dimers for Single-Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. S. Tanwar, K. K. Haldar and T. Sen. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 17639–17648.


♦High anisotropic thermoelectric effect in palladium phosphide sulphide. P. Kaur, S. Chakraverty, A. K Ganguli and C. Bera. Physica Status Solidi (b), 2017, 254, 1700021.


♦Ni3Co/G alloy as an earth-abundant robust and stable electrocatalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction. S. Saha, K. Ojha, M. Sharmaa and A. K. Ganguli. New J. Chem., 2017,41, 5916-5923


♦Hydrotrope induced structural modifications in CTAB/butanol/water/isooctane reverse micellar systems. V. Sethi, J. Mishra, A. Bhattacharyya, D. Sen, A.K. Ganguli Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2017, 23, 22033-22048.


♦Magnetic structures of rare earth intermetallic compounds RCuAs2 (R = Pr, Nd, Tb, Dy, Ho, and Yb). Y.Zhao, J. W. Lynn, G. S.Thakur, Z. Haque, L. C.Gupta, A. K. Ganguli. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. 2017, 111, 1-7.


♦Electrical domain writing and nanoscale potential modulationon LaVO3/SrTiO. M. Balal, S. Sanwlani, N. Wadehra, S. Chakraverty and G. Sheet. Applied Physics Letters. 2017, 110, 261604.


♦Effect of alloying on thermal conductivity and thermoelectric properties of CoAsS and CoSbS. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2017,19, 24928-24933.


♦Electronic structure modification of the KTaO 3 single-crystal surface by Ar + bombardment. N. Wadehra, R. Tomar, S. Halder, M. Sharma, I. Singh, N. Jena, B. Prakash, A. D. Sarkar, C. Bera, A. Venkatesan and S. Chakraverty Phys. Rev. B 2017, 96, 115423.


♦Bridged Rebar Graphene functionalized aptasensor for pathogenic E. coli O78:K80:H11 detection. H. Kaur, M. Shorie, M. Sharma, A. K Ganguli, P. Sabherwal. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2017, 98, 486-493.


♦Rapid Acetone Detection using Indium loaded WO3/SnO2 Nanohybrid Sensor. V. K.Tomer. K. Singh, H. Kaur, M. Shorie P. Sabherwal. Sensors and Actuator B. 2017. 253, 703-713.

♦ Enhanced bacterial cellulose production from gluconobacter xylinus using super optimal broth. T. C. Prathna , N. K. Bari and S. Sinha. Cellulose, 2017, 24, 4367-4381.


♦Nanomelatonin Trigger Superior Anticancer Functionality in Human Malignant Glioblastoma Cell Line. S. Yadav, A. Srivastava, A. Dev, B. Kaundal, S. R. Choudhury, S. Karmakar. Nanotechnology, 2017, 28, 365102.


♦Mechanism of Nanoparticle-Mediated Enhanced Energy Transfer during High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Sonication. C. Bera, S. B. Devarakonda, V. Kumar, A. K. Ganguli and R. K. Banerjee. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 19075-19082


♦ An excellent humidity sensor based on In–SnO2 loaded mesoporous graphitic carbon nitride. R Malik, V K. Tomer, V Chaudhary, M S. Dahiya, A. Sharma, S. P. Nehra, S Duhand and K Kailasam J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 14134-14143.


♦Investigation of growth mechanism of ZnO nanorods formation by thermal decomposition of zinc acetate and their field emission properties. Sunaina, M. Sreekanth, S. Ghosh, S. K. Mehta, A. K. Ganguli and M. Jha. CrystEngComm. 2017, 19, 2264-2270.


♦Nano-structured hybrid Molybdenum Carbides / Nitrides generated in-situ for HER Applications. R. Kumar, R. Rai, S. Gautam, A. D. Sarkar, N. Tiwari, S. N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, A. K Ganguli and V. Bagchi. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 7764-7768.


♦Nanoparticles generated from a tryptophan derivative: physical characterization and anti-cancer drug delivery. T. Dube, S. Mandal and J. J Panda. Amino acids. 2017, 49, 975-993.


♦Unusual Mixed Valence of Eu in Two Materials-EuSr2Bi2S4F4 and Eu2SrBi2S4F4: Mössbauer and X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy Investigations. Z. Haque, G. S. Thakur, R. Parthasarathy, B. Gerke, T. Block, L. Heletta, R. Pöttgen, A. G. Joshi, G. K. Selvan, S. Arumugam, L. C. Gupta and A. K. Ganguli. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 3182–3189.


♦Interfacial Charge Transfer in Photoelectrochemical Processes. S. Kumar, K. Ojha, A. K. Ganguli Advanced Materials Interfaces. 2017. 4, 1600981 .


♦Efficient Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from MoS2 functionalized Mo2N nanostructures. K. Ojha; S. Saha; S. Banerjee and A. K. Ganguli. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 19455–19461.


♦Reduced graphene oxide and MoP composite as highly efficient and durable electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution in both acidic and alkaline media. K. Ojha, M. Sharma, H. Kolev and A. K. Ganguli. Catal. Sci. Tech. 2017, 7, 668-676.


♦Electronic and Transport behavior of doped Armchair Silicene Nanoribbon Exhibiting Negative Differential Resistances and its FET Performance. S. Singh, A. De Sarkar, B. Singh, I. Kaur, RSC Advances, 7 2017, 12783–12792.

♦A comparative and a systematic study on the effects of B, N doping and C-atom vacancies on the band gap in narrow zig-zag graphene nanoribbons via quantum transport calculations. S. Singh, A. De Sarkar, I. Kaur, Materials Research Bulletin, 87, 2017, 167–176.


♦FeCoNi Alloy as Noble Metal-Free Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER). S. Saha, and A. K. Ganguli. Chemistry Select, 2017. 2, 1630–1636 .


♦Biocompatible ferrite nanoparticles for hyperthermia: effect of polydispersity, anisotropy energy and inter-particle interaction. N. Wadehra, R. Gupta, B. Prakash, D. Sharma and S. Chakraverty. Materials Research Express. 2017. 4.


♦ Magnetic core-shell hybrid nanoparticles for receptor targeted anti-cancer therapy and magnetic resonance imaging. A Shanavas, S Sasidharan, D Bahadur, R Srivastava. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2017, 486, 112-120.


♦Graphene Oxide Demonstrates Experimental Confirmation of Abraham Pressure on Solid Surface. A. Kundu, R. Rani and K. S. Hazra. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 42538.


♦Controlled formation of Nanostructures on MoS2 Layers by Focused Laser Irradiation. R. Rani, D. Sharma, N. Jena, A. Kundu, A. D. Sarkar, K. S. Hazra. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2017, 110, 083101 .


♦Biomass derived graphene-like activated and non-activated porous carbon for advanced supercapacitors. K. Ojha, B. Kumar and A. K. Ganguli. J. Chem. Sci. 2017. 129, 397–404.


♦Proton-Coupled Electron-Transfer Processes in Ultrafast Time Domain: Evidence for Effects of Hydrogen-Bond Stabilization on Photoinduced Electron Transfer. A. Dey, J. Dana, S. Aute, P. Maity, A. Das, H. N.Ghosh. Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 3455 –3465.

♦ An Insight into the Interface through Excited‐State Carrier Dynamics for Promising Enhancement of Power Conversion Efficiency in a Mn‐Doped CdZnSSe Gradient Alloy.. T. Debnath, K. Parui, S. Maiti and H. N. Ghosh. Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 3755-3763

♦ Light Harvesting and Photocurrent Generation in a Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticle–Reduced Graphene Oxide Composite. A. Ghosh, B. Jana, S. Maiti, R. Bera, H. N. Ghosh and A Patra. Chem. Phys. Chem, 2017, 18, 1308-1316

♦Tuning Hole and Electron Transfer from Photo-excited CdSeQuantum Dot to Phenol Derivatives: Effect of Electron Donating and Withdrawing Moiety. T. Debnath, D. Sebastian, S. Maiti and H. N. Ghosh. Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 7306-7314.

♦Exciton Separation in CdS supraparticles Upon Conjugation with Graphene Sheet. K. Ojha, T. Debnath, P. Maity, M. Makkar, S. Nejati, Kandalam, V Ramanujachary, P. K Chowdhury, H. N. Ghosh and A. K Ganguli. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 6581–6588.


♦Microfluidic reactors for the morphology controlled synthesis and photocatalytic study of ZnO nanostructures. A. Baruah, A. Jindal, C. Acharya, B. Prakash, S. Basu and A. K. Ganguli. J. Micromech. Microeng. 2017, 27, 035013.


♦The effects of different possible modes of uniaxial strain on the tunability of electronic and band structures in MoS2 monolayer nanosheet via first-principles density functional theory. Dimple, N. Jena, S. D. Behere, A. D. S. Pramana. 2017, 89:2


♦Enhanced photocatalytic activity g-C3N4-TiO2 nanocomposites for degradation of Rhodamine B dye. M. Sharma, S. Vaidya and A. K. Ganguli. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 2016, 2017, 335, 287-293.


♦Anti-drift nano-stickers made of graphene oxide for targeted pesticide delivery and crop pest control. S. Sharma, S. Singh, A. K. Ganguli, P.S. Vijayakumar. Carbon, 2017, 115, 781–790.




♦Comparative Study of TiO2/CuS Core/Shell and Composite Nanostructures for Efficient Visible Light Photocatalysis. S. Khanchandani, S. Kumar, and A. K. Ganguli. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016, 4, 1487–1499.


♦Nanostructured Aptamer-Functionalized Black Phosphorus Sensing Platform for Label-Free Detection of Myoglobin, a Cardiovascular Disease Biomarker. V. Kumar, J. R. Brent, M. Shorie, H. Kaur, G. Chadha, A. G. Thomas, E. A. Lewis, A. P. Rooney, L. Nguyen, X. L. Zhong, M. G. Burke, S. J. Haigh, A. Walton, P. D. McNaughter, A. A. Tedstone, N. Savjani, C. A. Muryn, P. O’Brien, A. K. Ganguli, D. J. Lewis and P. Sabherwal. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 22860–22868.


♦Cubic mesoporous Ag@CN: a high performance humidity sensor. V. K. Tomer, N. Thangaraj, S. Gahlota and K. Kailasam. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 19794-19803.


♦ 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, 6, 95165-95168 .


♦Short peptide based nanotubes capable of effective curcumin delivery for treating drug resistant malaria. Alam S., Panda J.J., Mukherjee T.K., Chauhan V.S. J Nanobiotechnology. 2016, 14, 26.

♦Self-assembled dipeptide-based nanostructures: tiny tots with great applications. Panda J.J., Mishra J. Ther Deliv. 2016, 7, 59-62.


♦Graphene–CNT hetero-structure for next generation interconnects. K. Ghosh, N. Ranjan, Y. K. Verma and C. S. Tan. RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 53054.


♦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.


♦Dominant {100} facet selectivity for enhanced photocatalytic activity of NaNbO3 in NaNbO3/CdS core/shell heterostructures. S. Kumar, R. Parthasarathy, A. P. Singh, B. Wickman, M. Thirumal and A. K. Ganguli. Catal. Sci. Tech. 2017, 7, 481-495.


♦Recent Developments in Understanding of Interfacial Charge Transfer Processes for Photoelectrochemical Applications. S. Kumar, K. Ojha and A. K. Ganguli. Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, Accepted (manuscript [EMID:0f9c69ca2ea03feb].


♦Coexistence of superconductivity and ferromagnetism in Sr0. 5Ce0. 5FBiS2-xSex (x= 0.5 and 1.0), a non-U material with Tc< TFM. G. S. Thakur, G. Fuchs, K. Nenkov, Z. Haque, L. C. Gupta and A. K. Ganguli. Sci. Rep. 2016. 6:37527.


♦Fabrication of TiO2/CdS/Ag2S Nano-Heterostructured Photoanode for Enhancing Photoelectrochemical and Photocatalytic Activity under Visible Light. S. Kumar, A. P Singh, N. Yadav, M. Thirumal, B. R. Mehta, and A. K. Ganguli. Chemistry Select, 2016, 1, 4891.


♦In Situ Solid-State Synthesis of a AgNi/g-C3N4 Nanocomposite for Enhanced Photoelectrocatalytic and Photocatalytic Activity. N. Bhandary, A. P. Singh, S. Kumar, P. P. Ingole, G. S. Thakur, A. K. Ganguli, and S. Basu. ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 2816.


♦On the Stability of Surfactant-Stabilised Few-Layer Black Phosphorus in Aqueous Media. J. R. Brent, A. K. Ganguli, V. Kumar, D. J. Lewis, P. D. McNaughter, P. O’Briena, P. Sabherwal, and A. A. Tedstoned , RSC Advances, 2016 6, 86955.


♦Visible Light Driven Photoelectrochemical and Photocatalytic Performance of NaNbO3/Ag2S Core/Shell Heterostructure.S. Kumar, A. Singh, C. Bera, M. Thirumal, B. R. Mehta, A. K. Ganguli, ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 1850.


♦Evidence of a pseudogap driven by competing orders of multi-band origin in the ferromagnetic superconductor Sr0.5Ce0.5FBiS2. M. Aslam, A. Paul, G. S. Thakur, S. Gayen, R. Kumar, A. Singh, S. Das, A. K. Ganguli, U. V. Waghmare and G. Sheet, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2016, 28, 195701.


♦Towards managing nanotechnology-related water pollution in India. A. Kumar, S. Baranidharan, A. K. Mittal and A. K. Ganguli, Current Science, 2016, 110, 1401.


♦Superconductivity in La1-xSmxO0.5F0.5BiS2 (x = 0.2, 0.8) under hydrostatic pressure. G. KalaiSelvan, Gohil. S. Thakur, K. Manikandan, A. Banerjee, Zeba Haque, L. C. Gupta, A. K. Ganguli and S. Arumugam, J. Phys. D Appl. Phys. 2016, 49, 275002.


♦High spin polarization and the origin of unique ferromagnetic ground state in CuFeSb. A. Sirohi, C. K. Singh, G. S. thakur, P. Saha, S. Gayen, A. Gaurav, S. Jyotsna, Z. Haque, L. C. Gupta, M. Kabir, A. K. Ganguli and G. Sheet, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016, 108, 242411.


♦Composites of graphene-Mo2C rods: highly active and stable electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction. K. Ojha, S. Saha, H. Kolev, B. Kumar and A. K. Ganguli, Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 193, 268.


♦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.


♦Silica material variation for MnxOy-Na2WO4/SiO2. M. Yildiz, Y. Aksu, U. Simon, T. Otremba, K. Kailasam, C. Göbel, F. Girgsdies, O. Görke, F. Rosowski, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker and S. Arndt. Appl. Catal. A, 2016, 525, 168-179.


♦Donor-Acceptor Type Heptazine-Based Polymer Networks for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution. K. Kailasam, M. B. Mesch, L. Möhlmann, M. Baar, S. Blechert, M. Schwarze, M. Schröder, R. Schomäcker, J. Senker and A. Thomas. Energy Technology, 2016, 4, 744-750.


♦Merging Atom Disperse Silver and Carbon Nitride to a Joint Electronic System via Co-Polymerization with Silver Tricyanomethanide. Z. Chen, S. Pronkin, T. Fellinger, K. Kailasam, G. Vilé, D. Albani, J. Pérez-Ramírez, M. Antonietti and D. Dontsova. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 3166–3175.


♦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.


♦ Cu based nanocomposites as multifunctional catalysts, Bharat Kumar; Gyandshwar Kumar Rao; Soumen Saha; Ashok K. Ganguli, Chem Phys. Chem 2016, 201, 155-161 4.




♦Synthesis of efficient photocatalysts for water oxidation and dye degradation reactions using CoCl2 eutectics. C. Fettkenhauer, X. Wang, K. Kailasam, M. Antonietti and D. Dontsova. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 21227-21232.


♦Assessment of in-utero venlafaxine induced, ROS-mediated, apoptotic neurodegeneration in fetal neocortex and its neurobehavioral sequelae in rat offspring. Singh M, Singh KP, Shukla S, Dikshit M. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2015, 40:60-9.

♦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. 27, :7993-9.


♦ 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 . 2016, 213, 802-807.



♦ 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, 2015,7, 20003-20008.


♦ 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. 2016, 15,32–37.


♦Nanoparticle biosynthesis using unicellular and subcellular supports. C-H Luo, P. S. Vijayakumar 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, 787-788.


♦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.

♦Short peptide based self-assembled nanostructures: implications in drug delivery and tissue engineering. J. J. Panda and V. Singh Chauhan, Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4418-4436.


♦ 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  2 , 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.