PhD (IISc, Bangalore)
Principal Research Scientist
Phone: +91 80 22932951
Lab : +91 80 22932952 Extn. 202
Solid State and Materials Chemistry of Oxides
- Low temperature synthesis and structural characterization of perovskite and related metal oxides with novel electronic and magnetic properties,
- Thermoelectric materials. Luminescence materials for display device applications.
- Solution combustion synthesis of high surface area nanomaterials. Photocatalysis.
- Graphene and its polymer composites for EMI shielding applications.
- Synthesis and Characterization of Semiconducting Nanoparticles.
- Powder X-ray diffraction, Structural refinement studies for polycrystalline powder samples by X-ray Rietveld refinement method.
- C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, Sukanti Behera, N. Dhananjaya, H. Nagabhushana, Scheelite-type MWO4 (M= Ca, Sr, and Ba) nanophosphors: Facile synthesis, structural characterization, photoluminescence, and photocatalytic properties, Mater. Res. Bull., 61, 422-432 (2014).
- Rohit Saraf, C. Shivakumara, Sukanti Behera, H. Nagabhushana, N. Dhananjaya, Facile synthesis of PbWO4: Applications in photoluminescence and photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes under visible light. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: 136, 348-355 (2015).
- Rohit Saraf, C. Shivakumara, N. Dhananjaya, Sukanti Behera, H. Nagabhushana, Photoluminescence properties of Eu3+-activated CaMoO4 phosphors for WLEDs applications and its Judd–Ofelt analysis, J. Mater. Sci., 50, 287-298 (2015).
- Rohit Saraf, C. Shivakumara, Sukanti Behera, H. Nagabhushana, N. Dhananjaya, Photoluminescence, photocatalysis and Judd-Ofelt analysis of Eu3+ activated layered BiOCl phosphors, RSC Advances, 5, 4109-4120 (2015).
- Rohit Saraf, C. Shivakumara, Sukanti Behera, N. Dhananjaya, H. Nagabhushana, Synthesis of Eu3+-activated BiOF and BiOBr phosphors: Photoluminescence, Judd-Ofelt analysis and photocatalytic properties, RSC Advances, 5, 9241–9254 (2015).
- C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, Eu3+-activated SrMoO4 phosphors for white LEDs applications: Synthesis and structural characterization. Optical Mater., 42, 178-186 (2015).
- N. Dhananjaya, C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, Sukanti Behera, H. Nagabhushana, Comparative study of Eu3+-activated LnOCl (Ln = La and Gd) phosphors and their Judd-Ofelt analysis. J. Rare Earths, 33, 946 – 953 (2015).
- C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, Sukanti Behera , N. Dhananjaya, H. Nagabhushana, Synthesis of Eu3+-activated BaMoO4 phosphors and their Judd–Ofelt analysis: Applications in lasers and white LEDs, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: 151, 141-148 (2015).
- C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, Pramod Halappa, White luminescence in Dy3+ doped BiOCl phosphors and their Judd-Ofelt analysis.Dyes , Pigments, 126, 154 – 164 (2016).
- N. Dhananjaya, C. Shivakumara, Rohit Saraf, H. Nagabhushana, Red-emitting LaOF: Eu3+ phosphors: Synthesis, structure and their Judd-Ofelt analysis for LEDs applications. Mater. Res. Bull.,75, 100 – 109 (2016).
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