Publications

 

Journal Articles

 

[1]      Design, fabrication, and performance evaluation of a novel biomass-gasification-based hot water generation system, Sunil, Rahul Sinha, Chaitanya Bathina, Birendra K. Rajan, Anurag Agarwal, Ajay D. Thakur, Rishi Raj, Energy 185, 148-157 (2019).

 

[2]      Comprehensive Loss Modeling in Cu2SnZnS4 Solar Cells, Atul Kumar and Ajay D. Thakur, Current Applied Physics 19, 1111-1119 (2019).

 

[3]      Improving the optoelectrical properties of Cu2ZnSnS4 using gold and graphene nano-fillers, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 20, 8546-8554 (2019).

 

[4]      Inducing Dye-selectivity in Graphene oxide for cationic Dye Separation Applications, Pranay Ranjan, Priyanshu Verma, Shweta Agarwal, T. Rajagopala Rao, Sujoy K. Samanta, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Chemistry and Physics 226, 350 (2019).

 

[5]      Thermoelectric Properties of (1-x)LaCoO3.(x)La0.95Sr0.05CoO3 composite, Ashutosh Kumar, K. Kumari, B. Jayachandran, D. Sivaprahasam, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Research Express 6, 055502 (2019).

 

[6]      A Low-Cost Non-explosive Synthesis of Graphene Oxide for Scalable Applications, Pranay Ranjan, Shweta Agarwal, Apurva Sinha, T. Rajagopala Rao, Jayakumar Balakrishnan, Ajay D. Thakur, Scientific Reports 8, 12007 (2018); DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30613-4.

 

[7]      Biomass-gasification-based atmospheric water harvesting in India, B. Chaitanya, V. Bahadur, Ajay D. Thakur, R. Raj, Energy 165, 610-621 (2018); DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2018.09.183.

 

[8]      Graphene oxide based free-standing films for humidity and hydrogen peroxide sensing, Pranay Ranjan, Punam Tiwary, A. K. Chakraborty, R. Mahapatra, Ajay D. Thakur, J. of Mat. Sci.: Mat. In Elec. 25, 15946-15956 (2018); DOI:10.1007/s10854-018-9680-1.

 

 

[9]      Magnetothermopower, magnetoresistance and magnetothermal conductivity in La0.95Sr0.05Co1-xMnxO3 (0.00 ≤ x ≤ 1.00), Ashutosh Kumar, C. V. Tomy, Ajay D. Thakur, Mat. Res. Exp. 5, 086110 (2018).

 

[10]     Role of contact work function, back surface field, and conduction band offset in Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 57 (8S3), 08RC05 (2018).

 

 

[11]     Thermoelectric Properties of (1-x)LaSrCoO3.xLa0.95Sr0.05CoO3 composite, Ashutosh Kumar, Karuna Kumari, B. Jayachandran, D. Sivaprahsam, Ajay D. Thakur, DOI:10.1088/2053-1591/aade73.

 

 

[12]     Thermoelectric properties of (1-x) LaCoO3. xLa0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3 composite, Ashutosh Kumar, Karuna Kumari, B. Jayachandran, D. Sivaprahsam, Ajay D. Thakur, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 735, 1787-1791 (2018).

 

 

 

[13]     Improvement of thermoelectric properties of lanthanum cobaltate by Sr and Mn co-substitution, Ashutosh

Kumar, D. Sivaprahsam, Ajay D. Thakur, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 735, 1787-1791 (2018).

 

[14]     Improvement in Thermoelectric Properties by Tailoring at In and Te Site in In2Te5, Anup Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, J. Electron. Mater. 45, 11, 5540-5545 (2016).

 

[15]     Effect of Sb deficiency on the thermoelectric properties of Zn4Sb3, Anup V. Sanchela, C. V. Tomy, Ajay D. Thakur, Sol. St. Commun. 218, 49 (2015).

 

[16]     Growth and angular dependent resistivity of Nb2Pd0.73S5.7 in superconducting single crystal fibers, A. K. Yadav, H. Sharma, A. D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, Mater. Chem. and Phys. 164, 46 (2015).

 

[17]     Effect of nominal substitution of transition metals for excess Fe in Fe1+xSe superconductor, Anil K. Yadav, Anup V. Sanchela, Ajay D. Thakur, C.V. Tomy, Sol. St. Comm. 202, 8 (2015).

 

[18]     Enhancement in thermoelectric properties of FeSb2 by Sb site deficiency, Anup V. Sanchela, Ajay D.Thakur, C.V. Tomy, J. of Mater. 1, 205 (2015).

 

[19]     Growth, characterization, vortex pinning, and vortex flow properties of single crystals of the iron chalcogenide superconductor FeCr0.02Se , Anil K. Yadav, Ajay D. Thakur, and C. V. Tomy, Phys. Rev. B 87, 174524 (2013).

 

[20]       Vortex states in superconducting nanowires, K. Hirata, Ajay D. Thakur, and S. Ooi, Physica C 493, 47 (2013).

 

[21]       Vortices in Superconducting Nano-networks with antidot arrays, K. Hirata, Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, T. Mochiku, Cent. Eur. J. Phys. 10, 576 (2012).

 

[22]       Magnetization hysteresis and time decay measurements in FeSe0.5Te0.5: Evidence for fluctuation in mean free path induced pinning, P. Das, A. D. Thakur, A. K. Yadav, C. V. Tomy, M. R. Lees, G. Balakrishnan, S. Ramakrishnan, A. K. Grover, Phys. Rev. B 84, 214526 (2011).

 

[23]       Enhanced Superconducting properties in FeCrxSe, A. K. Yadav, A. D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, Sol. St. Comm. 151, 557 (2011).

 

[24]       Quantum interference of impurity bound states in Bi2Sr2Ca(Cu1−xZnx)2O8+δ probed by scanning tunneling spectroscopy, T. Machida, T. Kato, H. Nakamura, M. Fujimoto, T. Mochiku, S. Ooi, A. D. Thakur, H. Sakata, and K. Hirata, Phys. Rev. B84, 064501 (2011).

 

[25]       Disappearance of zinc impurity resonance in large-gap regions of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ probed by scanning tunneling spectroscopy, T. Machida, T. Kato, H. Nakamura, M. Fujimoto, T. Mochiku, S. Ooi, A. D. Thakur, H. Sakata, and K. Hirata, Phys. Rev. B 82, 180507 (2010).

 

[26]       Triangular antidot array to honeycomb wire network-Role of interstital vortices, A. D. Thakur, S. Ooi, K. Hirata, Physica C 469, 1071 (2009).

 

[27]       Vortex  Matching  effect  in  engineered  thin  films  of  NbN,  A.  D.  Thakur, S.  Ooi, S. P. Chockalingam, J. Jesudasan,P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 262501 (2009).

 

[28]       Clean Superconducting In nanowires encapsulated within insulating ZnS nanotubes, G.  Sheet, U.  K.  Gautam, A.  D.  Thakur, K.  Hirata, Y.  Bando and T.  Nakayama, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 053108 (2009).

 

[29]       Low  temperature  specific  heat  of  superconducting  ternary  intermetallics  La3Pd4Ge4,  La3Ni4Si4,  and  La3Ni4Ge4  with  U3Ni4Si4-type  structure,  S.  Kasahara,  H.  Fujii,  H.  Takeya,  T.  Mochiku,  A.  D.  Thakur,  K.  Hirata,  Journal of Phys.: Cond. Matt. 20, 385204 (2008).

 

[30]       Scan  rate  dependence  of  magnetization  hysteresis  in  weakly  pinned  crystals  of  2H-NbSe2  and  Ca3Rh4Sn13: A vibrating sample magnetometer study, A. D. Thakur, D. Pal, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan, and A.  K.  Grover, Physica C  466,  181  (2007).

 

[31]       Critical points in the Bragg glass phase of a weakly pinned crystal of Ca3Rh4Sn13, S. Sarkar, A. D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, G. Balakrishnan, D. Mck Paul, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Pramana-J. Phys. 66, 193 (2006).

 

[32]       Effect of pinning and driving force on the metastability effects in weakly pinned superconductors and the determination of spinodal line pertaining to order-disorder transition, A. D. Thakur, S. S. Banerjee, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Pramana-J. Phys. 66, 159 (2006).

 

[33]       Pulverization of the flux line lattice, the phase coexistence and the spinodal temperature of the order-disorder transition in a weakly pinned crystal of Yb3Rh4Sn13, S. Sarkar, C. V. Tomy, A. D. Thakur, G. Balakrishnan, D. Mck Paul, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Pramana-J. Phys. 66, 179 (2006).

 

[34]       Flux  jumps,  second  magnetization  peak  anomaly  and  the  peak  effect  phenomena  in  single  crystals  of  YNi2B2C  and  LuNi2B2C,  D.  Jaiswal Nagar, A.  D.  Thakur, S.  Ramakrishnan, A.  K.  Grover, D.  Pal and  H.  Takeya, Phys.  Rev.  B 74, 184514  (2006).

 

[35]       Evolution  in  the  split-peak  structure  across  the  Peak  Effect  region  in  single  crystals  of  2H-NbSe2, A. D. Thakur, T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao, S. Uji, T. Terashima, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 75, 074718 (2006).

 

[36]       Exploring  metastability  via  the  third  harmonic  measurements  in  single  crystals  of  2H-NbSe2  showing  anomalous  Peak  effect,  A.  D.  Thakur, S.  S. Banerjee, M.  J.  Higgins, S.  Ramakrishnan and A.  K.  Grover, Phys.  Rev.  B 72, 134524 (2005).

 

Peer Reviewed Publications in Conferences (Indian and International)

 

[37]       Graphene Oxide Based PN Junctions, P. Ranjan, A. Kumar, J. Balakrishnan, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Today Proceedings 11, 830-832 (2019).

 

[38]       Dye Adsorption Behavior of Graphene Oxide, P. Ranjan, J. Balakrishnan, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Today Proceedings 11, 833-36 (2019).

 

[39]       Improvement of efficiency in CZTSSe solar cell by using back surface field, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 360, 012027 (2018). DOI:10.1088/1757-899X/360/1/012027.

 

[40]       Secondary Phases in CZTS Thin Films Grown Using Direct Liquid Coating Approach, Atul Kumar, Pranay Ranjan, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Today Proceedings 5, 99-103 (2018).

 

[41]       Free Standing Graphene Oxide Films for Gas Sensing Applications, Pranay Ranjan, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, Materials Today Proceedings 5, 732-736 (2018).

 

[42]       Investigating absence of optimal photovoltaics response in CZTS solar cell, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1953 (1), 050024 (2018).

 

[43]       The simulation of CZTS solar cell for performance improvement, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1953 (1), 050009 (2018).

 

[44]       Design issues for optimum solar cell configuration, Atul Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1953 (1), 050022 (2018).

 

[45]       Free standing graphene oxide film for hydrogen peroxide sensing, Pranay Ranjan, Jayakumar  Balakrishnan, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1953 (1), 030029 (2018).

 

[46]       SrBi4Ti4O15 Aurivillius phase thin films by pulsed laser deposition using Nd:YAG laser, Ashutosh Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1953 (1), 100010 (2018).

 

 

[47]       Magnetism in La0.7Sr0.3Mn1-xCoxO3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1), (DAE-SSPS) Ashutosh Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, C. V. Tomy, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1731, 130045 (2016).

 

[48]       Extreme sensitivity of magnetic properties on the synthesis routes in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3, Ashutosh Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, C. V. Tomy, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1728, 020494 (2016).

 

[49]       Solvent free tin oxide nanoparticle for gas sensing application, Pranay Ranjan and Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1728, 020616 (2016).

 

[50]       Anisotropic thermal conductivity and thermopower of the In2Te5 single crystals, (DAE-SSPS) Anup V. Sanchela, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, AIP Conference Proceedings 1591, 1392 (2014).

 

[51]       Determination of residual stress in MEMS cantilevers, T. Bera and Ajay D. Thakur, (DAE-SSPS) AIP Conference Proceedings 1591, 683 (2014).

 

[52]       Vortex lattices and their transformations in rectangular antidote arrays, (DAE-SSPS) Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, M. Chand, J. Jesudasan, P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, AIP Conference Proceedings 1591, 1651 (2014).

 

[53]       Nanostructured zinc oxide as a prospective room temperature thermoelectric material, (DAE-SSPS) P. Kumar, M. Kar, Anup V. Sanchela, C. V. Tomy, Ajay D. Thakur, AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 364 (2013).

 

[54]       Effect of off-stoichiometry at the Fe-site in FeSe0.5Te0.5 superconductor, (SMND) Anil K. Yadav, Ajay D. Thakur and C. V. Tomy, Physics Procedia 49, 109 (2013).

 

[55]       Improvement in the thermoelectric properties of Zn4Sb3 induced by Sb deficiency, Anup V. Sanchela, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, (DAE-SSPS) AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 1058 (2013).

 

[56]       Vortex pinning mechanism in single crystal of iron arsenide superconductor SrFe1.7Co0.3As2, (DAE-SSPS) Ajay D. Thakur, A. K. Yadav, A. Thamizhavel, C. V. Tomy, S. Ramakrishnan, A. K. Grover, AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 1174 (2013).

 

[57]       Single crystals of iron chalcogenide superconductor FeCr0.02Se: Growth, characterization and vortex pinning properties, (DAE-SSPS) Anil K. Yadav, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, AIP Conference Proceedings 1512, 1158 (2013).

 

[58]       Enhancement of Thermopower due to deficiency of Sb in FeSb2, Anup V. Sanchela, V. Kushwaha, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, Adv. Mat. Res. 665, 179 (2013).

 

[59]       Pinning Mechanism in Iron Chalcogenide Superconductor FeSe0.5Te0.5, (DAE-SSPS)  Ajay D. Thakur, A. K. Yadav, P. Das, C. V. Tomy, M. R. Lees, G. Balakrishnan, S. Ramakrishnan, A. K. Grover, AIP Conference Proceedings 1447, 897 (2012).

 

[60]       Room Temperature Thermoelectric Material Fe(Sb1-xSex)2 , Anup V. Sanchela, Ajay D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, (DAE-SSPS)  AIP Conference Proceedings 1447, 1003 (2012).

 

[61]       Multi-quanta vortex states, crossover to Abrikosov’s lattice and peak effect phenomena in Ca3Rh4Sn13, S. Kumar, Ajay D. Thakur, Ravi Singh, A. Thamizhavel, C. V. Tomy, A. K. Grover, (DAE-SSPS)  AIP Conference Proceedings 1447, 909 (2012).

 

[62]       Role of excess Cr at Fe site in FeCrxSe and FeCrxSe0.5Te0.5, A. K. Yadav, A. D. Thakur, C. V. Tomy, (DAE-SSPS)  AIP Conference Proceedings 1447, 907 (2012).

 

[63]       Intermediate vortex states in nanoscale anti-dots and mesoscopic superconductors, K. Hirata, A. D. Thakur, S. Ooi, T. Mochiku, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 248, 012030 (2011).

 

[64]       Multi-vortex versus interstitial vortices scenario in superconducting antidot arrays, A. D. Thakur, S. Ooi, S. P. Chockalingam, J. Jesudasan, P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, Physica C 470, 1112 (2010).

 

[65]     Intermediate State in Mesoscopic Cylinders of Type-I Superconducting Indium, Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, K. Hirata, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 65 (1), 820 (2010).

 

[66]       Observation of Vortex Matching Phenomena in Antidot Array of NbN Thin Film , A. D. Thakur, S. Ooi, S. P. Chockalingam, J. Jesudasan, P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, Physica C 470, S873 (2010).

 

[67]     Superconducting antidot arrays: Multi-vortex versus Interstitial Vortices,  Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 64 (2), 696 (2009).

 

[68]     Vortex matching effects in ultra-clean NbN thin films,   Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, P. Raychaudhuri, K. Hirata, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 64 (1), 778 (2009).

 

[69]     Novel vortex matching effects in antidot arrays,  Ajay D. Thakur, S. Ooi, M. Kamran, S. P. Zhao, X. G. Qiu, K. Hirata, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 63 (2), 697 (2008).

 

[70]     Antidot Arrays in Superconducting Nb films: Role of Interstitial Vortices,  Ajay D. Thakur, M. Kamran, S. P. Zhao, X. G. Qiu, S. Ooi, K. Hirata, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 63 (1), 754 (2008).

 

[71]     Effect of Pinning and Driving Force on the Phase Transformations in the Weakly Pinned Vortex Matter in Conventional Superconductors, Ajay D. Thakur, D. Pal, S. S. Banerjee, T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan, A. K. Grover, Japanese Physical Society Meeting,  日本物理学会講演概要集 62 (2), 802 (2007).

 

[72]       Modulations in the dynamical response across the phase co-existence region in a weakly pinned crystal of 2H-NbSe2, A. D. Thakur, D. Pal, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Physica C 460-462, 1259 (2007).

 

[73]       Effect of pinning and driving force on the phase transformations in the weakly pinned vortex matter, A. D. Thakur, Solid State Physics (India) 51, 999 (2006).

 

[74]       Distribution of Noise across the Peak Effect regime, S. S. Banerjee, Shyam Mohan, Jaivardhan Sinha, A. D. Thakur, S. Ramakrishnan, A. K. Grover, A. K. Sood, Solid State Physics (India) 51, 665 (2006).

 

[75]       dHvA Oscillations, upper critical fields and the peak effect studies in YNi2B2C and LuNi2B2C, D. Jaiswal-Nagar, A. D. Thakur, M. R. Eskildsen, P. C. Canfield, S. M. Yusuf, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Physica B 359-361, 476 (2005).

 

[76]       Two peaks feature across the peak effect anomaly in weakly pinned crystals of 2H-NbSe2, A. D. Thakur, T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao, S. Uji, T. Terashima, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 50, 669 (2005).

 

[77]       Effect of pinning on the dynamical response in weakly pinned crystals of 2H-NbSe2, A. D. Thakur, D. Pal, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan, Solid State Physics (India) 50, 671 (2005).

 

[78]       Effect of Driving Force on the State of Phase Co-existence in Weakly Pinned Single Crystals of CeRu2 and LuNi2B2C, D. Jaiswal-Nagar, A. D. Thakur, S. S. Banerjee, T. Isshiki, H. Aoki, Y. Onuki, M.R. Eskildsen, P. C. Canfield, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 50, 673 (2005).

 

[79]       Polycrystalline form of the flux line lattice and the anomalous variations in the critical current density, S. S. Banerjee, A. D. Thakur, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 50, 667 (2005).

 

[80]       Metastability across the peak position of the peak effect in weakly pinned vortex matter, A. D. Thakur, S. S. Banerjee, M. J. Higgins, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 49, 649 (2004).

 

[81]       Study of the Phase Diagram of LuNi2B2C through the Quadrupole Moment Measurement, D. Jaiswal-Nagar, A. D. Thakur, M.R. Eskildsen, P.C. Canfield, S.M. Yusuf, S. Ramakrishnan and A.K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 49, 622 (2004).

 

[82]       Synthesis  of  good  quality  LCMO/YBCO  heterostructures  by  pulsed  laser  deposition  technique,  S.  K.  Wanchoo,  J.  Jesudasan,  V.  C.  Bagwe,  A.  D.  Thakur,  U.  D.  Vaishnav, S.  P.  Pai, A.  M.  Narsale  and  R.  Pinto, Nucl.  Instr. and Meth.  in  Phys.  Res.  B  212,  539  (2003).

 

[83]       Study of the Phase Diagram of LuNi2B2C through the Quadrupole Moment Measurement, D. Jaiswal-Nagar, A. D. Thakur, M.R. Eskildsen, P.C. Canfield, S.M. Yusuf, S. Ramakrishnan and A.K. Grover, Solid State Physics (India) 46, 647 (2003).

 

[84]       Measurement of Quadrupole Moment Across Peak Effect in a Weakly Pinned Single Crystal of CeRu2, D. Pal, A. D. Thakur, D. Jaiswal, S. Ramakrishnan, A.K. Grover, E. Yamamoto, Y. Haga, M. Hedo, Y. Inada and Y. Onuki, Solid State Physics (India) 46, 623 (2003).

 

[85]       Study of the peak effect in weakly pinned single crystals of LuNi2B2C, Solid State Physics (India) 46, 647 (2003).

 

[86]       Effect of post annealing on properties of La0.9Sn0.1MnO3 thin films, A. D. Thakur, S. Satsangi and P. Raychaudhuri, Solid State Physics (India) 46, 435 (2003).

 

 

Talks and Invited Seminars

 

 

[1]      Synergistic Approach to Functional Materials for Sustainable Future: A  Physicists Perspective on Materials, IIT Indore, July 3, 2019.

 

[2]      A Physicists Perspective on Energy Security and Role of Materials, DST-SERB School, IIT-ISM Dhanbad, May 3, 2019.

 

[3]      ‘Ikigaki, Teaching Physics, Intuition and beyond’, IAPT RESPECT-KV, IIT Patna, August 6, 2018.

 

[4]      ‘Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities’, Induction Program, IIT Patna, August 2, 2018.

 

[5]      ‘Efficient Thermoelectric Materials: Band Gap Engineering, Spin Entropy, 3D-superlattices and beyond’, Q-MAT-2018, IISER Mohali, July 27, 2018.

 

[6]      ’Friction and Harmony: Physics Pedagogy’, IAPT RESPECT-KV, IIT Patna, July 19, 2018.

 

[7]      ‘On contribution of Indian Scientists’, Patna University, April 15, 2018.

 

[8]      ‘Non-toxic Earth Abundant Element Based Functional Nanomaterials - Scope (Prospects) and Challenges’, ICN:3I-2017, IIT Roorkee, December 7, 2017.

 

[9]      ‘Focused Ion Beam Milling as a Promising Rapid Prototyping Tool for Superconducting Circuits’, EASSE-2017, IIT Delhi, December 6, 2017.

 

[10]     ‘Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities’, Induction Program, IIT Patna, July 30, 2018.

 

[11]     ‘Statistical Mechanics’, Advances in Physics: From Concepts to Applications, IIT Patna, July 20, 2017.

 

[12]     ’Physics Pedagogy’, IAPT RESPECT-KV, IIT Patna, April 9, 2017.

 

[13]     ‘Earth Abundant Element Based Functional Nanomaterials - Scope (Prospects) and Challenges’, ICMS-2017, Tripura University, February 16, 2017.

 

[14]     ’Insights from Similarities in Physical Phenomenon: Intuition and Beyond’, IAPT RESPECT-KV, IIT Patna, October 23, 2016.

 

[15]     ‘Formulas in Physics: Intuition and Beyond’, Advances in Physics: From Concepts to Applications, IIT Patna, July 15, 2016.

 

[16]     'Formula’s in Physics: Intuition and Beyond’ at Workshop titled Concepts of Physics through Experiments, IIT Patna, July 15, 2015.

 

[17]     'Nanomaterials for Energy: Earth Abundant Elements based Nanomaterials' at INUP Workshop conducted jointly by CeNSE, IISc Bangalore and IIT Patna, October 8-9, 2015.

 

[18]     'Vortex lattices and their transformations in rectangular antidote arrays' at the 58th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium held at Thapar University Patiala on December 20, 2013.

 

[19]     'Fluxtronics', Invited Lecture at workshop titled Development of Nanotechnology based Sensors for Defence Application: Nanoscale Innovation organized at VITM, Buxar on September 16, 2012.

 

[20]       'Physics of vortices in Sub-Micro Engineered Superconducting Superconductors', Invited lecture in Department of Physics, University of Mumbai, September 16, 2011.

 

[21]       'Intermediate State in Mesoscopic cylinders of type-I superconducting Indium' at the Japanese Physical Society Meeting held at Okayama University, Okayama (Japan) March 20-24, 2010.

 

[22]       'Multi-vortex versus Interstitial Vortices scenario in Superconducting antidot arrays' at 22nd International Symposium on Superconductivity to be held in Tsukuba (Japan), November 2-4, 2009.

 

[23]       'Superconducting antidot arrays: Multi-vortex versus interstitial vortices' at the Japanese Physical Society Meeting held at Kumamoto University, Kumamoto (Japan), September 25-28, 2009.

 

[24]       'Vortex matching effects in moderately clean NbN thin films' at the Japanese Physical Society Meeting held at Rikkyu University, Tokyo (Japan), March 27-30, 2009.

 

[25]       'Vortex matter in nano-engineered superconducting thin films', Condensed Matter Physics Seminar (TIFR), February 2009.

 

[26]       'Vortex Physics in superconducting single crystals and thin films' at the Weizmann institute of Science, Israel, Februrary 2009.

 

[27]       'Antidot arrays' at 21st International Symposium on Superconductivity held in Tsukuba (Japan), October 27-29, 2008.

 

[28]       'Novel Vortex Matching Effects in Antidot Arrays' at the Japanese Physical Society Meeting held at Iwate University, Morioka (Japan), September 20-23, 2008.

 

[29]       'Antidot Arrays in Superconducting Nb films: Role of Interstitial Vortices' at the Japanese Physical Society meeting held at Kinki University, Osaka (Japan), March 22-26, 2008.

 

[30]       'Effect of Pinning and Driving Force on the Phase Transformations in the Weakly Pinned Vortex matter', Superconducting Materials Center Seminar at NIMS, November 2, 2007.

 

[31]       'Study of Phase transformations via Anomalous Peak(s) Effects in Weakly Pinned Superconductors' at the 22nd International Conference on Statistical Physics (StatPhys-22) held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India), July 4-9, 2004.

 

[32]       'Effect of post annealing on properties of La1-xSnxMnO3 thin films' at the National Laser Symposium on Pulsed Laser Deposition held at University of Pune, November 2003.