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Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

Scientist-C

Our research work is focused on designing, synthesis and characterization of 

1. Luminescent nanomaterials for latent fingerprint development and anti-counterfeiting.

2. Manganese and cobalt based nanomaterials for bio-mimetic water oxidation (Artificial Photosynthesis).

3. Semiconductor nanomaterials for photocatalytic hydrogen generation.

4. Thermochemical production of H2, CO from H2O, CO2 splitting. 

CONTACT INFORMATION :

Research Interest

  • Designing, synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for Phosphors, Photocatalytic water oxidation (Artificial Photosynthesis), hydrogen generation and thermochemical production of H2, CO from H2O, CO2 splitting.

Research Highlights

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PhD Students

  • MR. SATISH KUMAR SAMAL

    Email: satish.ph20233@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH20233

    Working Since Aug, 2020
  • MS. JYOTI YADAV

    Email: jyoti.ph20234@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH20234

    Working Since Aug, 2020
  • Mr. Pushpendra

    Email: pushpendra.ph15212@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH15212

    Working Since Aug, 2015
  • Ms. Rimple Kalia

    Email: rimple.ph17207@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH17207

    Working Since Aug, 2017
  • Mr. RAVIKUMAR KUNCHALA

    Email: ravikumar.ph15217@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH15217

    Working Since Jan, 2016

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  1. Upconversion luminescence properties of NaBi(MoO4)2:Ln3+, Yb3+ (Ln = Er, Ho) nanomaterials synthesized at room temperature: Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu*, (2020) Ceramics International, Accepted: . DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.04.173

  2. Excitation dependent visible and NIR photoluminescence properties of Er3+, Yb3+ co-doped NaBi(MoO4)2 nanomaterials: Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala, R. Kalia, B.S. Naidu*, (2020) RSC Advances, 10: 14525-14530. DOI: 10.1039/d0ra01272f

  3. Rapid, Room Temperature Synthesis of Eu3+ Doped NaBi(MoO4)2Nanomaterials: Structural, Optical, and Photoluminescence Properties,: Pushpendra, R. K. Kunchala, S. N. Achary, A. K. Tyagi,B.S. Naidu*, (2019) Crystal Growth and Design, . DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00267

  4. Synthesis of LaFeO3/Ag2CO3 Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Degradation of Rhodamine B and p-Chlorophenol under Natural Sunlight,: B.M. Pirzada, Pushpendra, R.K. Kunchala,B.S. Naidu*, (2019) ACS Omega, 4: 2618-2629. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b02829

  5. NaBi0.9Eu0.1(MoO4)2 Nanomaterials: Tailoring the Band Gap and Luminescence by La3+ Substitution for Light-Emitting Diodes: Pushpendra, Ravi K. Kunchala, Srungarpu N. Achary, B.S. Naidu*, (2019) ACS Appl. Nano Mater., . DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b01111

  6. Blue luminescence from ZnGa2O4:Effect of lattice distortion and particle size: C.S. Kamal, B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, K.R. Rao, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2017) J. Lumin, 188: 429. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.04.056

  7. Beneficial effects of substituting trivalent ions in the B-site of La0.5Sr0.5Mn1− xAxO3 (A= Al, Ga, Sc) on the thermochemical generation of CO and H2 from CO2 and H2O: S. Dey, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao, (2016) Dalton. Trans, 45: 2430. DOI: 10.1039/C5DT04822B

  8. Remarkable effect of Pt nanoparticles on visible light induced oxygen generation from Water, catalyzed by perovskite oxides: U. Gupta, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao, (2015) Dalton.Trans., 44: 472. DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02732A

  9. Noteworthy performance of La1-xCaxMnO3 perovskites in generating H2 and CO by the thermochemical splitting of H2O and CO2: S. Dey, B. S. Naidu, A. Govindaraj, C.N.R. Rao, (2015) Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 17: 122. DOI: 10.1039/C4CP04578E

  10. Liquid metal/metal oxide frameworks with incorporated Ga2O3 for photocatalysis: W. Zhang, B.S. Naidu, J.Z. Ou, A.P. O’Mullane, A.F. Chrimes, B.J. Carey, Y. Wang, S- Y. Tang, V. Sivan, A. Mitchell, S.K. Bhargava, K. Kalantar-zadeh, (2015) ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7: 1943. DOI: 10.1021/am5077364

  11. Ln0.5A0.5MnO3 (Ln=Lanthanide, A=Ca, Sr) perovskites exhibiting remarkable performance in the thermochemical generation of CO and H2 from CO2 and H2O: S. Dey, B.S. Naidu, C.N.R. Rao, (2015) Chem. Eur. J., 21: 7077. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201500442

  12. Synthesis and characterization of Ga2O3: R.M. Pandey, BS Naidu, V. Sudarsan, M. Pandey, R.J. Kshirsagar, R.K. Vatsa, (2015) AIP Conf. Proc., 1665: 140053.

  13. Structural Investigations of Ga2O3 Nanorod: R.M. Pandey, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, M. Pandey, R.J. Kshirasagar, R.K. Vatsa, (2014) AIP Conf. Proc., 1591: 426. DOI: 10.1063/1.4872626

  14. Visible light induced oxidation of water by rare earth manganites, cobaltites and related Oxides: B.S. Naidu, U. Gupta, U. Maitra, C. N. R. Rao, (2014) Chem. Phys. Lett.,, 591: 277. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2013.10.089

  15. Characterization of few-layer 1T-MoSe2 and its superior photocatalytic activity in the hydrogen evolution reaction: U. Gupta, B.S. Naidu, U. Maitra, A. Singh, S. Shirodkar, U.V. Waghmare, C.N.R. Rao, (2014) APL: Mater.,, 2: 092802. DOI: 10.1063/1.4892976

  16. Nature of WO4 tetrahedra in blue light emitting CaWO4 Probed through EXAFS Technique: S. Basu, B.S. Naidu, B. Viswanadh, V. Sudarsan, S.N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, R.K. Vatsa, (2014) RSC Adv., 4: 15606. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47619G

  17. Antimony phosphate nanoribbons: sorbents for uptake of uranyl ion: J. Ramkumar, S. Chandramouleeswaran, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, (2013) J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 298: 1845. DOI: 10.1007/s10967-013-2614-8

  18. Importance of trivalency and the eg1 configuration in the photocatalytic oxidation of water by Mn and Co oxides: U. Maitra, B.S. Naidu, A. Govindaraj, C.N.R. Rao, (2013) Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., (PNAS), USA, 110: 11704. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1310703110

  19. Structural differences in the luminescence properties of lanthanide doped orthorhombic and monoclinic phases of Y2GeO5: A.Y. Shah, A. Tyagi, B. S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan,R.K Vatsa, V.K. Jain, (2013) RSC Adv., 3: 23172. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA41953C

  20. Eu3+ assisted structural collapse of GaOOH nanorods: Probed through EXAFS and vibrational techniques: S. Basu, B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, S.N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, R.K. Vatsa, R.J. Kshirsagar, (2012) Chem. Phys. Lett.,, 528: 21. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2012.01.025

  21. BiPO4: A better host for lanthanide ions doping: B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2012) Dalton Trans., 41: 3194. DOI: 10.1039/C2DT11944G

  22. Room temperature synthesis of MWO4:Eu3+ (M = Ca, Sr, Ba) nanomaterials: B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2011) BARC Newsletter, Founder’s Day Special Issue, October 2011: 313.

  23. Interaction of Sb3+ ions with Eu3+ ions during the room temperature synthesis of luminescent Sb2O3 nanorods: B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, R. Tewari, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2011) J. Lumin, 131: 177. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2010.09.031

  24. Investigations of Ce3+ co-doped SbPO4:Tb3+ nanoribbons and nanoparticles by vibrational and photoluminescence spectroscop,: B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, J. Ghattak, R.K. Vatsa., (2011) J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 11: 3180. DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2011.3718

  25. GaPO4–EuPO4 System in Nanosize Dimensions: An Investigation Based on Luminescence and 31P Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Techniques: B.S. Naidu, B. Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2011) J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 94: 3144. DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04512.x

  26. Lanthanide ions assisted structural collapse of layered GaOOH lattice: B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, J. Nuwad, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, R.J. Kshirsagar, C.G.S. Pillai, (2011) Inorg. Chem, 50: 4463. DOI: 10.1021/ic200106j

  27. Polyol method for synthesizing a variety of materials in nanosize dimensions: B.S. Naidu, R.S. Ningthoujam, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2010) SMC Bulletin, 1&2: 24.

  28. Germanium tetra (tertiary butoxide): Synthesis, structure and its utility as a precursor for the preparation of europium doped germanium oxide nanoparticles: A.Y. Shah, A. Wadawale, B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, V.K. Jain, V. Dhayal, M. Nagar, R. Bohra, (2010) Inorg. Chim. Acta., 363: 3680. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2010.05.018

  29. Photoluminescence and Raman spectroscopic investigations of morphology assisted effects in Sb2O3: B.S. Naidu, M. Pandey, V. Sudarsan, R.K.Vatsa, R. Tewari, (2009) Chem. Phys. Lett., 474: 180. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2009.04.050

  30. Luminescence studies on SbPO4:Ln3+ (Ln = Eu, Ce, Tb) nanoparticles and Nanoribbons: B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, (2009) J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol, 9: 2997. DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2009.202

  31. Luminescence studies on GaPO4: Ln (Ln = Eu3+, Dy3+, Tb3+ and Ce3+) Nanoparticles: B.S. Naidu, V. Sudarsan, R.K. Vatsa, R. Tewari, (2008) Proc. DAE Solid State Physics Symposium,, 53: 491.

  1. Winter school on Physic and Chemistry of Materials: JNCASR, Bangalore, (2011) .

  2. 23rd Research Scholars Meet: Indian Chemical Society, (2011) .

  3. 3rd DAE-BRNS International symposium on material chemistry: BARC, Mumbai, (2010) .

  4. International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology: Indian Institute of Space science and Technology, (2010) .

  5. SERC School on Nano-Optics, Organized by IIT Bombay and NIT Hamirpur: NIT Hamirpur, (2010) .

  6. International Conference on Advances in Electron microscopy and Related Techniques: BARC, Mumbai, (2010) .

  7. Two Day Seminor on Microtexture and Microstructure: Micristructure, (2009) .

  8. National Conference on Advances in Nanomaterials, Devices and Technologies: S. V. Degree college, Kadapa, (2009) .

  9. Indo-Russian Workshop on Nanotechnology and Laser Induced Plasma: Delhi University, (2009) .

  10. Workshop on Microscopy for Nanomaterials, Organized by Department of physics: University of Mumbai, (2009) .

  11. 2nd DAE-BRNS International symposium on material chemistry: BARC, (2008) .

Fundings

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  • 2012

    Ph.D. Chemistry

    Chemistry Division, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India,

  • 2005

    M.Sc. Chemistry

    Andhra University, India,

  • 2003

    B.Sc

    Andhra University, India

  • Scientist-C:Institute of nano science and technology, Mohali (January 2019 to Present till date )

  • Scientist-B:Institute of nano science and technology, Mohali (February 2015 to December 2018 )

  • DST Nano Postdoctoral Fellow:Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (with Prof. C.N.R. Rao),, India, (May 2014 to February 2015 )

  • Research Associate:Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (with Prof. C.N.R. Rao),, India, (December 2011 to April 2014 )

  • Visiting Fellow:RMIT University,, Australia (January 2014 to February 2014 )

Awards & Honours

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers Media, 2015-2018

  • DST Nano Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014 by Department of Science and Technology (DST), India.

  • Prof. C.N.R. Rao award for the year 2013 for visiting RMIT University, Australia.

  • Best Poster Award in 3rd DAE-BRNS International Symposium on Material Chemistry (ISMC-2010), Mumbai, 2010.


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