Research and Publications

Research works are carried out in various potential  regions of physics in collaboration with several leading research institutions and laboratories. The following are the broader region of research over which research is focused presently in the department.

  1. Composite materials
  2. Materials Science
  3. Nanoscience and nanotechnology
  4. Nonlinear dynamics
  5. Nuclear Physics
  6. Thin films
  7. Quantum physics

 

S.No.

Name of the Faculty

No. of research publications

Ph.D guiddance

1

Dr.B.V. Bhuvaneswari

5

2

Mr.S. Venkatrajan

5

3

Mrs.S.R. Cynthia

3

4

Mr.G. Sivaganesh

15

5

Mr.R. Parthiban

6

Dr.S. Ponmudi

8

7

Dr.K.R. Vijayaraghavan

1

8

Dr.R.N. Mariammal

3

 

 

 

2021 - Research Publications

1. S.R. Cynthia, R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, Ternary CuO:SnO2:ZnO (1:1:1) composite thin film for room temperature gas sensor application, Optik 234 (2021) 166615

2.R.M. Sakthi Sadhasivam, K. Ramanathan, B.V. Bhuvaneswari and K. Raja, A study on tribological behaviour and analysis of ZnO reinforced AA6061 matrix composites fabricated by stir casting route, Industrial Lubricant and Tribology, Vol.73, Issue 4, 2021.

2020 - Research Publications

1. S Ponmudi, R Sivakumar, C Sanjeeviraja, C Gopalakrishnan and T Okamoto, Development of room temperature sensor based on high quality rhombohedral Al2O3: Cr2O3 (1:1) thin film with bone like morphological feature for ultrasensitive detection of NH3 gas. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 31 (2020) 10123–10141.
2. Sharmila, BD, Sivaganesh, G, & Arulgnanam, A, 2020, ‘Effect of optimal uncoupling in enhancing synchronization stability in drive-response system’, Europhysics Letters, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 60003.
3. Sharmila, BD, Sivaganesh, G, & Arulgnanam, A, 2020, ‘Inducement and enhancement of synchronization stability by transient uncoupling in coupled chaotic systems with inherent frequency parameters’, The European Physical Journal B, Vol. 93, pp. 72.
4. S.R. Cynthia, R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, C. Gopalakrishnan, K. Jeyadheepan, Sputtering power and annealing effects on the properties of Zn2SnO4–SnO2 composite thin film for pungent smelling gas (NH3) detection, Phys. Status Solidi A 217 (2020) 2000512.
5. S.R. Cynthia, R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, C. Gopalakrishnan, K. Jeyadheepan, Room temperature ammonia gas sensing characteristics of copper oxide-tin oxide composite thin films prepared by radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique, J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron 31 (2020) 18018.
6. S.Venkatarajan, A.Athijayamani, B.V.Bhuvaneswari, R.Ganesamoorthy, Analysis of mechanical properties of Agave Sisalana Variegata/banana fiber reinforced vinyl ester composites, AIP Conference Proceedings 2281, 020027(2020), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0028043.
7.S.Venkatarajan, Athijayamani, An overview on natural cellulose fiber reinforced polymer composites, Elseiver- Materials Today: Proceedings 2214-7853 (2020),

2019 - Research publications

1.  Sivaganesh, G, Arulgnanam, A & Seethalakshmi, AN, 2019, ‘Generalized analytical solutions for secure transmission of signals using a simple communication scheme with numerical and experimental confirmation’, Chinese Journal of Physics, Vol. 62, pp. 72-85.
 2. Sivaganesh, G, Arulgnanam, A & Seethalakshmi, AN, 2019, ‘Stability enhancement by induced synchronization using transient uncoupling in certain coupled chaotic systems’, Chaos Solitons & Fractals, Vol. 123, pp. 213-228.
3. Sivaganesh, G, Arulgnanam, A & Seethalakshmi, AN, 2019, ‘A complete analytical study on the dynamics of simple chaotic systems’, Pramana, Vol. 92, pp. 42.
4. S.Venkatarjan, B.V.Bhuvaneswari,A.Athijayamani,S.Sekar, Effect of addition of areca fine fibers on the mechanical properties of CGF/PF biocomposites,  Elsevier- Vacuum, 166(2019), 6-10,0042-207X.
5. S. Ponmudi,R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, C. Gopalakrishnanand K. Jeyadheepan, Facile fabrication of spinel structured n-type CuAl2O4 thin film with nano-grass like morphology by sputtering technique, Appl. Surf. Sci. 483 (2019) 601-615 [IF: 6.182].
6. S. Ponmudi,R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, C. Gopalakrishnanand K. Jeyadheepan,  Influences of sputtering power and annealing temperature on the structural and optical properties of Al2O3:CuO thin films fabricated by radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics30 (2019) 18315–18327.
7. S. Ponmudi,R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, C. Gopalakrishnanand K. Jeyadheepan,  Al2O3:Cr2O3:CuO (1:1:1) thin film prepared by radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique: a promising material for high sensitive room temperature ammonia sensor, Mater. Res. Express 6 (2019) 066422.
8. S. Ponmudi,R. Sivakumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, Tuning the morphology of Cr2O3:CuO (50:50) thin films by RF magnetron sputtering for room temperature sensing application, C. Gopalakrishnanand K. Jeyadheepan, Appl. Surf. Sci. 466 (2019) 703-714.
9. S. Ponmudi,R. Sivakumar andC. Sanjeeviraja, Effects of sputtering power and substrate temperature on the optical properties of Al2O3:Cr2O3 thin films, Mater. Today Proc. 9 (2019) 1979-1984.
10. K. R. Vijayaraghavan, V. Gokula Lakshmi, P. Prema and M Balasubramaniam, Equatorial, collinear trajectories in the ternary fission of  for various third fragments , Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics 46, 025103 (2019).
11. R.N. Mariammal and K. Ramachandran,  Increasing the reactive sites of ZnO nanoparticles by Li doping for ethanol sensingMaterials Research Express, 6 015024 (2019).

2018 - Research publications

1. S.Venkatarajan, B.V.Bhuvaneswari, A.Athijayamani, S.Navaneethakrishnan, Mechanical Properties of Roselle fiber/Coconut shell particulate/Vinyl Ester Hybrid composite, Journal of Applied Science and Computations, Vol 5, ISS 10 OCT 2018P.1369 – 1378, 1076-5131.
2. Sivaganesh, G, Arulgnanam, A & Seethalakshmi, AN, 2018, ‘Generalized analytical solutions and experimental confirmation of complete synchronization in a class of mutually coupled simple nonlinear electronic circuits’, Chaos Solitons & Fractals, Vol. 123, pp. 294-307.
3. Sivaganesh, G, Arulgnanam, A, Seethalakshmi, AN & Selvaraj, S, 2018, ‘Analytical studies on the synchronization of a network of linearly-coupled simple chaotic systems’, Journal of the Korean Physical Society, Vol. 72, No. 10, pp. 1121-1128.
4. R.N. Mariammal and K. Ramachandran, Study on gas sensing mechanism in p-CuO/n-ZnO heterojunction sensor, Materials Research Bulletin, 100 420–428 (2018).

2017 - Research publications

1. Sivaganesh, G & Arulgnanam, A, 2017, ‘Generalized analytical solutions for certain coupled simple chaotic systems’, Chinese Physics B, Vol. 26, No. 5.
2. R. N. Mariammal, N. Rajamanickam, B. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar, and K. Ramachandran, Effect of Co on the magnetic and gas sensing properties of SnO2 nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Physics,122 124504 (2017).