BE(Madurai),MSc-Engg (IISc, Bangalore)
Senior Scientific Officer
Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore – 560012, India
Tel:  +91 (0) 80 22933308
+91 (0) 80 22932336 Extn. 2073
Lab: +91(0) 80 22932336 Extn. 2057

Electron microscopy, spectroscopy, catalysis

Design and fabrication of a Mossbauer spectrometer and cells for carrying out in-situ catalysis studies. Design and fabrication of electrochemical systems for synthesis and electrode characterization.  Scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive analysis of x-rays and is involved in the development of SEM Filaments.

Representative Publications

  1. Nanostructured phosphomolybdates; J. Thomas., K.R. Kannan., A. Ramanan, J. Chem. Sci (December, 2008 Issue).
  2. “Synthesis and characterization of bulk and coatings of hydroxyapatite using methanol precursor”  Khongwar, Jasper KKannan, K R,  Buvaneswari, G ., Materials Research Bulletin., (2008),  43(2) 418 – 424., Feb 2008.
  3. Charging Effect in Biological and Non Conducting samples, use of LVSED and ESEM., K.R. Kannan., National Symposium On Instrumentation, Gwalior 2006.
  4. “Thin film preperation, characterization and dielectric behaviour of some yttrium doped strontium stannates used as gas sensor”, T K Mondal and K. R. Kannan: Submitted to National Symposium on Instrumentation, 8-10 December 2008 in Vishakapatnam