"SMART": SEMICONDUCTION & MAGNETISM ADVANCED RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
Applications are welcome: for Ph.D. (valid NET-JRF, UGC or INSPIRE fellowships); for Postdocs (CSIR/DST/INSPIRE/RA fellowships); for Internship at MS, MTech, MSc, BTech level ~ for at least 6 months (students with strong recommendations from reputed institutes)


"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 AREA:
Subject: Magnetism, 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.

Contact:"sens@iiti.ac.in" Ph: +91-7312438970