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"SMART Group"

SEMICONDUCTION & MAGNETISM ADVANCED RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
Applications are welcome from students with valid NET(JRF) or INSPIRE fellowships for PhD; with CSIR/DST/INSPIRE/RA fellowships for Postdocs; from all reputed institutes for at least 6 months internships for MS, MTech, MSc, BTech Projects; Contact:"sens@iiti.ac.in" Ph: +91-7312438704/+91-7324240762/+91-8878036359

"SMART" group focuses on problems related to structure and physical properties of new complex phases, digging deep into the science of structure correlated properties.

RESEARCH FOCUS:

Magnetism, Superconductivity, Multiferroics, Spintronics, Semiconductors Materials: Nanocrystals, Microcrystals, Thin films, Single Crystals, Glasses

RESEARCH FOCUS:

Synthesis, Structural/electronic/magnetic characterization to investigate multiferroicity in perovskite oxides; Superconductivity in TM-intercalated Pnictogen Chalcogenide Topological Insulators and other oxides; Spintronics in dilute magnetic semiconductors Photoconduction properties of transition metal doped ZnO for device applications; Negative photoconduction in random ZnO/carbon nanotube network; Self-assembled nanofabrication and characterization for semiconductors and oxide materials (nanopartciles, nanowires) for nanodevice applications; Synthesis, structural and photoelectric / electronic properties of semiconductors

SYNTHESIS ROUTES:

Solid state synthesis; Thin film deposition techniques; Sol-gel technique; Hydrothermal technique; Co-precipitation; Electro chemical deposition

CHARACTERISATION TECHNIQUES:

X-ray Diffraction; X-ray Absorption; X-ray photo emission spectroscopy; UV-Vis-IR spectroscopy; Raman Spectroscopy; Tunneling Electron Microscopy; Scanning Electron Microscopy; etc.

EQUIPMENTS in Lab:

X-ray Diffraction; UV-Vis spectroscopy; Raman Spectroscopy; low/high temp electrical measurements; Hall measurement, Centrifuge, Synthesis lab with 8 furnaces, etc.