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3-8 September, 2017

 

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10-Mar-17

Research topics:

 

1. Thin films and heterostructures deposition by PLD and RF-PLD

Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics and relaxors

    SrBi2Ta2O9 - SBT, Pb(ZrxTi1-x)O3 - PZT, La doped PZT

    Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3 - PMN, (Ba1-x Srx) Ti O3 - BST

Zinc oxide (ZnO)

    Piezoelectric, n-type semiconductor, p-type semiconductor

    ZnO/MgxZn1-xO and MgxZn1-x/ ZnO /MgxZn1-x QW's

III-V compounds

    AlN, InN, GaN and their combinations

Biocompatibles

    Hydroxyapatite, NiTi

Heterostructures

    PMN/LSCO; PZT/TiN; CN/SiCN/SiC

High-k dielectric materials

    ZrO2, ZrSixOy, HfO2, HfSixOy, Nb2O5, NbSixOy, Ta2O5, TaSixOy

Wide band gap semiconductor metallic oxide

    WOx

Magnetic materials

    Hard magnetic materials: NdFeB, SmCo, Ferrites

    Soft magnetic materials: Permalloy, FeSi

 

2. Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation - MAPLE and MAPLE-DW

Thin films of Bioorganic materials and Polymers:            

    Polysiloxane, polyaniline

    Polyethylene glycol Proteins

    Lysozyme, myoglobin, ovalbumin 

 

3. Modeling and simulations of ablation and radiofrequency plasmas                     

    Particle in Cell  (PIC) simulation of plasma desorption and evolution in

    different one and two dimensional geometries.

    Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) of various processes in plasmas

    (three body recombinations, collisions charge neutral, charge exchange etc.)

 

4. Plasma spectroscopy

    Optical emission spectroscopy

 

5. Nanomaterials for catalytic and biological applications

     Al2O3 / SiO2 / TiO2 / ZrO2

     Catalytic systems and porous materials fabrication by laser and conventional techniques

     Nanomaterials for drug delivery

 

6. Modeling and simulation of heterogeneous processes

     Heterogeneous Kinetics (non-isothermal kinetics, isothermal kinetics and sample

     controlled thermal analysis-SCTA)

     Non-isothermal Kinetics (conventional and CRTA) theory & applications

     Catalytic Kinetics of heterogeneous reactions

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