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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

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    Research Interests

    Food photonics,  Dispersion of CNTs, Carbon nanocomposites, Functionalization, Metal oxides, photoluminescence, Excitation-emission matrix and energy transfer, 3D and 2D Hybrid perovskites, Photophysical properties, Lasing, Ferroelectrics and multiferroics, Nonlinear optics, Thin films and bulk single crystal growth.


    Sept. 2018 onwards: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Aston Institute of Photonic Tecnologies, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

    Jan-2017 to May 2018: Post-Doctoral Researcher-Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan.

    Mar. 2011 to Aug. 2016: Research Professor/Post-Doctoral Researcher–Department of Physics, Changwon National University, South Korea. Funded by Brain Korea-21 and National Research Foundation of Korea.

    Oct 2009 to 2011: Post-Doctoral Researcher–Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea. Funded by Brain Korea-21 and National Research Foundation of Korea.

    Research Projects/Collaborations

    Project: Metal Oxide Functionalized Carbon Nanostructures for Photonic Gas Sensors

    Academic Collabration: Laboratory of Thin Film Technology, Tartu University, Estonia

    Industrial Collabration: Diagenode, Belgium



    Materials Science-Crystal Growth

    Funding Applications and Awards

    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship (H2020-MSCA-IF-2017)

    Grant Number: MOFUS 795356

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Korean Physical Society

    Taiwan Physical Society

    Indian Crystal Growth Association

    Indian Laser Association

    Education/Academic qualification





    • Q Science (General)
    • Nanomaterials
    • Optical Sensing
    • spectroscopy, lasers
    • Ferroelectric and Multiferroic thin films thin films
    • Single Crystals
    • Optoelectronics
    • Photoluminescence
    • Hybrid perovskites

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    Thin films Chemical Compounds
    electrical properties Physics & Astronomy
    thin films Physics & Astronomy
    Ferroelectric materials Chemical Compounds
    Electric properties Chemical Compounds
    Doping (additives) Chemical Compounds
    Structural properties Chemical Compounds
    Leakage currents Chemical Compounds

    Research Output 2014 2019

    Electrochemical sensing of free radical antioxidant diphenylamine cations (DPAH + ) with carbon interlaced nanoflake-assembled Mg x Ni 9−x S 8 microspheres

    Nehru, R., Murugesan, R. C., Chen, S-M. & Sankar, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Crystengcomm. 21, 4, p. 724-735 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Free radicals

    Enhanced Ultraviolet Emission from Hydrothermally Grown ZnO Nano-Grass on Si Substrate

    Yan, C., Raghavan, C. M., Ji, C., Sun, R. & Wong, C-P., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Electronic Materials. 48, 3, p. 1540-1544 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Zinc Oxide
    ultraviolet emission
    Zinc oxide

    High‐Performance Flexible Broadband Photodetectors Based on 2D Hafnium Selenosulfide Nanosheets

    Ulaganathan, R. K., Sankar, R., Lin, C., Murugesan, R. C., Tang, K. & Chou, F., 24 Oct 2019, In : Advanced Electronic Materials. p. 1900794 1900794.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Single crystals

    Microstructure, optical and dielectric properties of cerium oxide thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition

    Balakrishnan, G., Panda, A. K., Raghavan, C. M., Singh, A., Prabhakar, M. N., Mohandas, E., Kuppusami, P. & Song, J. I., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics. 30, 17, p. 16548–16553 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cerium oxides
    Pulsed laser deposition
    Dielectric properties
    Oxide films

    Intrinsic Carrier Transport of Phase-Pure Homologous 2D Organolead Halide Hybrid Perovskite Single Crystals

    Li, M-K., Chen, T-P., Lin, Y-F., Raghavan, C. M., Chen, W-L., Yang, S-H., Sankar, R., Luo, C-W., Chang, Y-M. & Chen, C-W., 27 Dec 2018, In : small. 14, 52

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Carrier transport
    Single crystals
    Nijmegen Breakage Syndrome
    Carrier mobility