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  1. Fuel cell Technology – Clean energy, N.Rajalakshmi, Electrical India,  56, 74-76, 2016.. X
  2. In-situ carbon encapsulation of LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2 using pillared ethylene glycol trapped in the metal hydroxide interlayers for enhanced cyclic stability, S Vasu, M. B Sahana, C Sudakar, R Gopalan, G Sundararajan Electrochimica Acta,  251, 363-377, 2017.. X
  3. Infrared Spectroscopy Signatures of Aluminum Segregation and Partial Oxygen Substitution by Sulfur in LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2, Sasikala Natarajan, Sahana B. Moodakare, Vasu Shanmugam, Prathap Haridoss, and Raghavan Gopalan, Applied Energy Materials, 1 (6), 2536–2545, 2018. X
  4. Tamarind seed skin-derived fiber-like carbon nanostructures as novel anode material for lithium-ion battery, Sumit Ranjan Sahu, D. Parimala Devi, V. V. N. Phanikumar, T. Ramesh, N. Rajalakshmi, G. Praveena, R. Prakash, Bijoy Das and R. Gopalan, Ionics, 24, 3413-3421, 2018. X
  5. Investigation on polyvinyl alcohol and sodium alginate as aqueous binders for lithium-titanium oxide anode in lithium-ion batteries, V. V. N. Phanikumar, Vallabha Rao Rikka, Bijoy Das, Raghavan Gopalan, B. V. Appa Rao and Raju Prakash, Ionics, 2018, accepted. X
  6. In situ/ex situ Investigations on the Formation of the Mosaic Solid-Electrolyte Interface Layer on Graphite Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries., Vallabha Rao Rikka, Sumit Ranjan Sahu, Abhijit Chatterjee, Parlapalli Venkata Satyam, Raju Prakash, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, R. Gopalan and G. Sundararajan, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, Accepted. X
  7. Investigation of structural and magnetic properties of Al and Cu doped MnBi alloy, V.V. Ramakrishna, S. Kavita, Ravi Gautam, T. Ramesh and R. Gopalan, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 458, 23–29, 2018. X
  8. Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Automotive Waste Heat Recovery, R Gopalan, M Battabyal, Nanotech Insight, 7 (3&4), 10-16, 2016. X
  9. Phase stability and lattice thermal conductivity reduction in CoSb3 skutterudites, doped with chalcogen atoms, M Battabyal, B Priyadarshini, L Pradipkanti, DK Satapathy, R Gopalan, AIP Advances, 6 (7), 075308, 2016. X
  10. On the formation of phases and their influence on the thermal stability and thermoelectric properties of nanostructured zinc antimonides, Priyadarshini Balasubramanian, Manjusha Battabyal, Duraiswamy Sivaprahasam, Raghavan Gopalan, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, 50, 015602, 2017, X
  11. Tailoring the optical phonon modes and dielectric properties of nanocrystalline SrTiO3 via Yb doping, Manjusha Battabyal, Priyadarshini Balasubramanian, P M Geethu, L Pradipkanti, Dillip K Satapathy and Raghavan Gopalan, Mater. Res. Express, 5, 046301, 2018. X
  12. Microstructure and doping effect on the enhancement of the thermoelectric properties of Ni doped Dy filled CoSb3 skutterudites, Vikrant Trivedi, Manjusha Battabyal, Priyadarshini Balasubramanian, G. Mohan Muralikrishna, Pawan Kumar Jain  and Raghavan Gopalan, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2, pp. 2687-2697, 2018. X
  13. Mechanistic modeling of electrochemical charge transfer in HT-PEM fuel cells, Anusree Unnikrishnan, Natarajan Rajalakshmi, Vinod M Janardhanan, Electrochimica Acta, 261, 436-444, 2018.  X
  14. Kinetics of electrochemical charge transfer in HT-PEM fuel cells, Anusree Unnikrishnan, Natarajan Rajalakshmi, Vinod M Janardhanan, Electrochimica Acta, 293, 128-140, 2019. X
  15. Chlorine-contaminated anode and cathode PEMFC-recovery perspective, Anusree Unnikrishnan, Vinod M Janardhanan, Natarajan Rajalakshmi, KS Dhathathreyan, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 22,  2107-2113, 2018. X
  16. Influence of ethyl acetate as a contaminant in methanol on performance of Electrochemical Methanol reformer for hydrogen production, Manjula Narreddula, R. Balaji, K. Ramya, K. S. Dhathathreyan, N. Rajalakshmi, A. Ramachandraiah, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43, 562-568, 2018. (I.F. – 4.2) X
  17. Electrochemical methanol reformation (ECMR) using low-cost sulfonated PVDF/ZrP membrane for hydrogen production, Manjula Narreddula, R. Balaji, K. Ramya, K. S. Dhathathreyan, N. Rajalakshmi, A. Ramachandraiah, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 22, 2757–2765, 2018. (I. F – 2.509). X
  18. Nitrogen Doped Mesoporous Carbon Support for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells, Prithi J. A, N. Rajalakshmi and G. Ranga Rao, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (9), 4716-4725, 2017. X
  19. Nitrogen doped mesoporous carbon supported Pt electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, J.A. Prithi, N. Rajalakshmi, G.Ranga Rao, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43, 4716-4725, 2018 X
  20. Mesoporous Platinum as sulfur-tolerant catalyst for PEMFC cathodes, J. A. Prithi & N. Rajalakshmi & K. S. Dhathathereyan, J Solid State Electrochem., 21, 3479-3485, 2017 X
  21. Studies on PEMFC Stack for SO2 Contamination at Air Cathode, J. A. Prithi, B. Sasank Viswanath, N. Rajalakshmi, K. S. Dhathathreyen, Fuel cells, 17, 308-314, 2017. X
  22. BIAN based electroactive polymer with defined active centers as metal-free electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in aqueous and nonaqueous media, N.Rajalaskhmi, Sai Gourang Patnaik, Raman Vedarajan and Noriyoshi Matsumi,  ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1 (3), 1183–1190, 2018. X
  23. Transition metal based CuxNiyCoz-x-yO4 spinel composite solar selective absorber coatings for CSP application, S.R. Atchuta, S. Sakthivel, Harish C. Barshilia, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 189, 226-232, 2019. X
  24. Dual-Functional Broadband Antireflective and Hydrophobic Films for Solar and Optical Applications, S. Pendse, K. Chandra Sekhar Reddy, D. Karthik, C. Narendra, K. Murugan and S. Sakthivel,  Solar Energy, 163 425-433, 2018. X
  25. Broad band antireflective coatings using novel in-situ synthesis of hollow MgF2 nanoparticles, K. Chandra Sekhar Reddy, D. Karthik, D. Bhanupriya, K. Ganesh, M. Ramakrishna, S. Sakthivel, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 176, 259-265, 2018. X
  26. Microstructural studies of oxide dispersion strengthened austenitic steels, Koppoju Suresh, M. Nagini, R. Vijay, M. RamaKrishna, Ravi.C.Gundakaram, A.V. Reddy, G. Sundararajan, Materials and Design, 110, 519-525, 2016. X
  27. Katchala Nanaji, U. V. Varadaraju, Tata Narasinga Rao, S. Anandan, Robust, Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Nanoporous Graphene Sheets from Bio-waste for Ultrafast Supercapacitor Application, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, in press, 2018. X
  28. Neem Leaves-Derived Micro and Mesoporous Carbon as an Efficient Polysulfide Inhibitor for Sulfur Cathode in a Li-S Battery, E. Hari Mohan, S. Anandan, B. V. Appa Rao, Tata. N. Rao, Chemistry Letters, 48, 62-64, 2019. X
  29. One Step Synthesized Hierarchical Spherical Porous Carbon as an Efficient Electrode Material for Lithium ion Battery, Katchala Nanaji, E. Hari Mohan, Sarada V Bulusu, U. V. Varadaraju, Tata Narasinga Rao, S. Anandan, Materials Letters, 237, 156-160, 2019. X
  30. One-step Induced Porous Graphitic Carbon Sheets as Supercapacitor Electrode Material with Improved Rate Capability, E. Hari Mohan, K.Nanaji, S. Anandan, B.V. Sarada, M. Ramakrishna, A. Jyothirmayi, B.V. Appa Rao, T. N. Rao, Materials Letters, 236, 205-209, 2019. X
  31. Investigation of in-situ carbon coated LiFePO4 as a superior cathode materials for Lithium ion batteries, P. M. Pratheeksha, J. Sri Rajeshwari, D. Paul Joseph, T. N. Rao, and S. Anandan, Journal of Nanoscience and NanoTechnology, 18, 3002-3011, 2019. X
  32. Facile Synthesis of Corn Silk Derived Nanoporous Carbon for an Improved Supercapacitor Performance, Tadepalli Mitravinda, Katchala Nanaji, S. Anandan, Adduru  Jyothirmayi, Venkata Sai Kiran Chakravadhanula, Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Tata Narasinga Rao, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 165 (14) A1-A11, 2018. X
  33. Facile synthesis of mesoporous carbon from furfuryl alcohol-butanol system by EISA process for supercapacitors with enhanced rate capability, K. Nanaji, A. Jyothirmayi,   U.V. Varadaraju, T. N. Rao, S. Anandan, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 723, 488-497, 2017. X
  34. Activated Carbon Fibres as High Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes with Commercial Level Mass Loading, Manavalan Vijayakumar, Ravichandran Santhosh, Jyothirmayi Adduru, Tata Narasinga Rao and Mani Karthik, Carbon, 140, 465-476, 2018. X
  35. Conversion of Solar Energy into Electrical Energy Storage: Supercapacitor as an Ultrafast Energy Storage Device Made from Biodegradable Agar-Agar as a Novel and Low Cost Carbon Precursor, Manavalan Vijayakumar, Jyothirmayi Adduru, Tata Narasinga Rao and Mani Karthik, Global Challenges - Advanced Science News (Open Access), 1800037, 2018. X
  36. Significant Impact of Symmetric/Asymmetric Configurations of Carbon/Carbon Based Supercapacitors using Organic Electrolyte: A Strategy to Enlarging Energy Density of Supercapacitors with Enhanced Cycle Stability,  Manavalan Vijayakumar, Duggirala Sri Rohita, Tata Narasinga Rao and Mani Karthik, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 298, pp. 347-359, 2019. X
  37. Effect of hole-transporting materials on the photovoltaic performance and stability of all-ambient processed perovskite solar cells, N. Islavath, S. Saroja, K. Srinivasa Reddy, P. C. Harikesh, V. Ganapathy, E. Ramasamy, S. V. Joshi, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 26, 584-591, 2017. X
  38. Rapid and scalable synthesis of crystalline SnO2 nanoparticles with superior photovoltaic properties by flame oxidation, Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Kathirvel, S Kumar, K Suresh and Ganapathy V, MRS Communication 7, 862–866, 2017. X
  39. Seed layer-assisted low temperature solution growth of aligned 3D ZnO nanowall  architecture for perovskite solar cells, Nanaji Islavath, Dibakar Das, Shrikant V Joshi and Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Materials and Design 116, 219-226, 2017. X
  40. Room Temperature Pulse Electrodeposition of CdS Thin Films for Application in Solar Cells and Photoelectrochemical cells, Divya B, Sreekanth Mandati, Ramachandraiah A, Bulusu V.  Sarada, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 7(8), 440, 2018. X
  41. Copper Chalcopyrites for Solar Energy Applications, Sreekanth Mandati, Prashant Misra, Bulusu V Sarada and Tata Narasinga Rao, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, In press, 2018. DOI X
  42. Transparent conducting Al:ZnO thin film on large area by efficient cylindrical rotating DC magnetron sputtering. Sanjay R. Dhage and Amol C. Badgujar, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 763, 504, 2018. X

Book Chapters

  1. Polymer electrolyte membrane-Based Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide from aqueous solutions, D. Suresh, K. Ramya and K.S. Dhathathreyan Chapter 20 in Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials- Synthesis, properties and advanced applications, pp:307 Edited by Aparna Thankappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Aneesa Padinjakkara. X
  2. Porous carbon Materials for Fuel cell applications, N. Rajalakshmi, R. Imran Jafri, T. Ramesh,Chapter 7 in Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications, pp:193-217. Edited By- Ranjusha Rajagopalan, Avinash Balakrishnan. X
  3. Tibin M Thomas, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Raman Vedarajan, Ranjan Ganguly, Multiphase Flow its Application in Water Management and Harvesting in Fuel Cells; in book: Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3256-2_10. X
  4. S. Maniarasu, V.Manjunath, G.Veerappan, E.Ramasamy, Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells in "Perovskite Photovoltaics: Basic to Advanced Concepts and Implementation" 1st Edition, Elsevier, ISBN:9780128129159. X
  5. 2. S. Manirasu, V. Manjunath, E. Ramasamy, G. Veerappan, Hole Conductor-free Perovskite Solar Cells in "Perovskite Photovoltaics: Basic to Advanced Concepts and Implementation" 1st Edition, Elsevier, ISBN:9780128129159. X
  6. 3. V. Manjunath, Ramya Krishna, S. Maniarasu, E. Ramasamy, S Sakthivel, G. Veerappan, Perovskite Solar Cell Architectures in "Perovskite Photovoltaics: Basic to Advanced Concepts and Implementation" 1st Edition, Elsevier, ISBN:9780128129159. X


  1. Jute derived activated carbon fibres for high performance Supercapacitor, T. Ramesh, N. Rajalakshmi, K. S. Dhathathreyan, and L. Ram Gopal Reddy (Oral presentation) at International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy, Environment and Healthcare Applications (ANEH-2018) held at K.S.R College of Arts and Science for Women, Tiruchengode, India during 31 Aug- 1 Sep, 2018. X
  2. A preliminary study on synthesis of sulfonated PVDF-co-HFP membrane and its application in Electrochemical methanol reformation (ECMR), (Poster presentation) Manjula Narreddula, R. Balaji, K. Ramya, K. S. Dhathathreyan, N. Rajalakshmi, A. Ramachandraiah at International conference on nanoscience and technology (ICONSAT-2018) held at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru, India during 21-23rd Mar, 2018. X
  3. Enhanced corrosion resistance of Pt-modified polyaniline coated on 316L SS as metallic bipolar plates for PEM fuel cell application", (Poster Presentation) Sriram K, Raman Vedarajan, Rajalakshmi N, "In: 5th edition of CORSYM (International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars) March 23-24, 2018, held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai, India X
  4. R. Imran Jafri, N. Purushotham Reddy, N. Rajalakshmi, K.S. Dhathathreyan, Cotton derived porous activated carbons for high power supercapacitor applications, NCAFM-2016, 23-24 March, 2016, S.V. University, Tirupati, India X
  5. R. Imran Jafri, N. Purushotham Reddy, N. Rajalakshmi, K.S. Dhathathreyan, Carbonized Cow Urine for Supercapacitor Applications, NCAFM-2016, 23-24 March, 2016, S.V. University, Tirupati, India X
  6. M.Coumarane, K.Ramya, R.Balaji and N.Rajalakshmi, , PEM Fuel Cell Technology demonstration at NLC India Ltd (NLCIL), Neyveli, Tamilnadu, India, Paper submitted to Thirty First Indian Engineering Congress conference, Kolkata, Dec, 15-18, 2016. X
  7. A Silver based bifunctional catalyst for Zinc- Air cells, Imran Karajagi, K.Ramya, K.S.Dhathathreyan, P.C.Ghosh and Arindam Sarkar, Abstract submitted for presentation at International conference on advanced rechargeable batteries and allied materials (ICARBM- 2017) , Pune organised by C-Met, Pune 8-10 March 2017. X
  8. Synthesis of Trimetallic Pt-M alloy catalyst for Oxygen reduction reaction for PEMFCs application, R.Balamurugan and N.Rajalakshmi, Abstract submitted to the International conference of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology organised by University of Delhi, Venue; Vinoba research institute, Allahabad, March 2017. X
  9. Islavath Nanaji, Dibakar Das, Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Efficiency Enhancement of ZnO Nanowire Based Perovskite Solar Cells By Low-temperature TiCl4 Treatment, International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology, February 2016, IISER Pune, India. X
  10. Islavath Nanaji, Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Ambient-processed perovskite solar cells, International Conference on "Advances in Functional Materials", January 2017, Anna University, Chennai, India X
  11. Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Perovskite Solar Cells: Basics to Advanced Device Concepts, International Workshop on "Renewable Energy Materials", August 2017, ManonmaniyamSundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India X
  12. Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Scale up and Stability Issues of Perovskite Solar Cells, Indo-US Bilateral Workshop on Nanotechnology for Clean Energy Generation and Storage held at PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore during 10-12th January 2018. X
  13. Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy, Next Generation Solar Cells: Fundamentals to Scale-up, International Workshop on "Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy, Environment and Healthcare", held at KSR Instutions on 1st September 2018 X
  14. B. Ramya Krishna, V. Ganapathy, E. Ramasamy, Nanocrystalline TiO2 electron transport layer for perovskite solar cells, Bengaluru India Nano held at Bengaluru during 5-7th December 2018. X
  15. Molybdenum bilayer thin film on large area by cylindrical rotating DC magnetron sputtering for CIGS solar cell application, Amol C. Badgujar, Brijesh singh Yadav, Suhash R Dey, Rajiv O. Dusane and Sanjay R. Dhage* Proceedings of 35th EUPVSEC 2018 (DOI: 10.4229/35thEUPVSEC20182018-3BV2.9). X
  16. CdS buffer layer by CBD on 300 mm x 300 mm glass for CIGS solar cell application, P. Uday Bhaskar and Sanjay R. Dhage*, Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 12525-12528 (DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2017.10.055) X