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Dr. MANIPPADY Krishna Kumar

Scientist III

Staff

Soft Materials (SOF) Department

63194784

kumarm@imre.a-star.edu.sg

2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634


Research Details


- Carbon nanotube based gas sensors.

- Novel methods of Synthesis of carbon nanotubes.

- Hydrogen absorption characteristics in C 15 Laves phase alloys.

- Thin film metal hydride based switchable mirrors, electrochromism, and gasochromism.

- Growth and characterization of thin films using RF Magnetron sputter technique, Laser ablation technique, electron beam evaporation technique.

- Hydrogen storage studies of carbon nanotubes and nanomaterials.

- Preparation of nanostructured materials by Ball mill technique.

- Synthesis and characterization of SWNTs and MWNTs

- Thin film deposition by Sputtering, electron beam evaporation and Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) techniques for thin film switchable mirror applications, gas sensor applications and CNT synthesis.

- Nanomaterials for gas sensor applications.

- 2005 - 2007  Senior Research Fellow (Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, IIT Madras)

- 2002 - 2005  Junior Research Fellow (Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, IIT Madras)

- B. Sc. (Hons.) in Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India, 2000.

- M. Sc. in Physics, , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India, 2002.

- Ph. D in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2007.

- 2002 - 2007  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Scholarship

M. Krishna Kumar and Ramaprabhu S, Exfoliated Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Based Hydrogen Sensor " J. Nanoparticle Research, (under review), 2007.

M. Krishna Kumar and Ramaprabhu S, "Field assisted Pt and Pd decoration of multi walled carbon nanotube", Nano manufacturing (accepted) 2007.

M. Krishna Kumar , Rajalakshmi N, Ramaprabhu "Electrochromism in mischmetal C15 type AB2 alloy hydride thin films J. Phys. Chem C (accepted), 2007.

M. Krishna Kumar and Ramaprabhu S, "Palladium dispersed multiwalled carbon nanotube based hydrogen sensor for fuel cell applications" Int. J. Hydrogen Energy In Press (2006)

M. Krishna Kumar and Ramaprabhu S,"Hydrogen diffusion characteristics in MmxTb1-xCo2(x=0, 0.05, 0.1, 0.15, 0.2)" J. Alloys and comp In Press (2006).

M. Krishna kumar and Ramaprabhu, "Hydrogen absorption characteristics in MmxTb1-xCo2 (x=0, 0.05, 0.1, 0.15, 0.2)" Int. J. Hydrogen Energy In Press (2006).

M. Krishna Kumar , Ramachandra Rao M. S, Ramaprabhu S, "2006)Structural, morphological and hydrogen sensing studies on pulsed laser deposited nanostructured palladium thin films" J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 39 2791-2795, 2006.

M. Krishna Kumar and Ramaprabhu S, "Nanostructured Pt Functionlized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Based Hydrogen Sensor" J. Phys. Chem B., 110 (23)11291 -11298, 2006.

S. Ramaprabhu, Krishna Kumar M , Rajalakshmi N, "Electrochromic material based on Misch metal substituted alloy hydrides" , No:668/CHE/2007 (IIT Madras), India.

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