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Dr. ARUN KUMAR R

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. ARUN KUMAR R

MS: M.Sc. Physics Bharathiar University

E- MAIL: arunkumar@nitandhra.ac.in

POSITION: Assistant Professor & HOD

PhD: Anna University Chennai

PHONE: +91 8870745464


AREAS OF INTEREST: Experimental Solid-State Physics; Optical materials (Bulk and Nano-scale); Single crystals; Luminescent glasses; Dosimeter materials; Nano materials

BRIEF

ACADEMIC PROJECTS supervision

 

 

 

Ph.D. guidance:

 

Completed

: 08

On-going


: 03

Postgraduate level:

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Materials Science

 

: 02 (Completed)

Undergraduate level:  

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Applied Science

 

: 05 (Completed)

B. Tech Biotechnology/ B.E. Mech./

B.E. Biomed

 

: 05

 


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS PUBLISHED 

 1. Crystal Growth and Computational Materials Science (Co-editor), MacmillanPublishers, New Delhi, India, ISBN 978-935-059-048-5.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS (Recent first)

44. Optical and luminescence characteristics of europium doped barium lithium fluoroborate  glasses, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, S. Karthik, Chemical Physics – Accepted (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphys.2019.05.006).

 43. Concentration-dependence and luminescence studies of erbium doped barium lithium fluoroborate glasses, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, V. Rajeswara Rao, Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 118, (2019) 37-43.

42. Growth and characterization of a nonlinear optical material: L-histidine doped imidazolinium L-tartrate (IMLT),P. Dhivya, R. Arun Kumar, T. Theivasanthi, G. Vinitha, M. D. Kannan,Journal of Electronic Materials, (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-019-07218-2).

 41. Microwave-assisted combustion synthesis of silica coated Eu:Gd2O3 nanoparticles for MRI and optical imaging of cancer cells, T. Gayathri, R. Arun Kumar, S. Dhilipkumaran, C.K. Jayasankar, P. Saravanan, B. Devanand,Journal of Materials science: Materials in Electronics, 30 (2019) 6860–6867.

 40. Novel synthesis of silica coated Eu:Gd2O3 nanoparticles by polyol route at low temperature for bimodal cancer imaging,T. Gayathri, R. Arun Kumar, B. S. Panigrahi, B. Devanand, Materials Research Express, 6 (2019) 055037.

 39. Spectral properties and thermoluminescence characteristics of Dy doped LiKB4O7 single crystals grown by Czochralski technique, N. Ravikumar, R. Arun Kumar, B.S. Panigrahi, U. Madhusoodanan, CB. Palan, SK. Omanwar, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 436 (2018) 203-210.

 38. Luminescence properties of europium doped lithium potassium tetraborate (Eu:LiKB4O7) single crystal for dosimetry applications, N. Ravikumar R. Arun Kumar, U. Madhusoodanan, B. S. Panigrahi, Chetan B. Palan, Shreeniwas K. Omanwar, Journal of Materials science: Materials in Electronics, 29 (2018) 18511-18518.

 37. Spectroscopic properties and Judd-Ofelt analysis of Eu3+ doped barium bismuth fluoroborate glasses, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, M Jagadeesh, Optical Materials, 84 (2018) 427-435.

 36. Thermoluminescence characteristics of biological tissue equivalent single crystal: europium doped lithium tetraborate for dosimetry applications, N. Ravikumar R. Arun Kumar, Chetan B. Palan, Shreeniwas K. Omanwar, Journal of Materials science: Materials in Electronics , 29 (2018) 14427- 14434.

 35. Synthesis, Structural, Spectral, Optical and Mechanical Study of Benzimidazolium Phthalate crystals for NLO Applications, N. Sudha, B. Abinaya, R. Arun Kumar, R. Mathammal, J. Laser Opt. Photonics, 5 (2018) 1-6.

34.Influence of L-threonine on growth, structural, optical, mechanical, non-linear optical properties of L-tartaric acid, G. Thilagavathi, R. Arun Kumar, V. Gunasekaran, Materials in Poland, 36 (2018) 630 – 637.

 33. Spectroscopic investigations of neodymium doped barium bismuth fluoroborate glasses, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, P. Manasa, Infrared Physics and Technology, 91 (2018) 18–26.

 32. Optical properties of Nd3+ doped barium lithium fluoroborate glasses for near-infrared (NIR) emission, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, K. Suresh, Physica B: Condensed Matter Physics, 534 (2018) 68–75.

31. Synthesis and photoluminescence behavior of dysprosium doped barium bismuth borate glasses, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, B. S. Panigrahi, Anuradha M Ashok. Optoelectronics Advanced Materials: Rapid Communications, 11(7-8) 2017 462-466.

 30. Bismuth borate glasses for photonic applications: A Review, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications optical materials ISSN-2319-7560 (Online).

29. Synthesis and optical characterization of Tm3+ doped CaAl4O7 for near- UV LED-based white light, A. Suresh Kumar, R. Arun Kumar, Rama Ranjan Bhattacharjee, Journal of Luminescence, 182 (2017) 130 – 136.

 28. Magnetic nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging/optical imaging of cancer cells, T. Gayathri, R. Arun Kumar, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications, Special Issue Optical Materials, ISSN- 2319-7560 (Online).

 27. Silica coated europium doped gadolinium oxide nanoparticles for dual modal imaging of    cancer, T. Gayathri, R. Arun Kumar, B. S. Panigrahi, B. Devanand, Nano,12(6) (2017) 1750073 (1-9).

 26. Synthesis and Characterization of CIGS bulk compound and hot wall deposited thin film    absorber layer for solar cell applications, S. Arul, R. Arun Kumar, Rasayan 9(2) (2016) 278 – 286.

 25. Borate glasses for Luminescence Applications - Potential materials for LEDs and laser sources, K. Mariselvam, R. Arun Kumar, Universal Journal of Chemistry 4(2) (2016) 55 - 64.

 24. Structural and photoluminescence studies on europium doped lithium tetraborate        (Eu:Li2B4O7) single crystal grown by microtube Czochralski (µT-Cz) technique, A.       Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, N. Ravikumar, U. Madhusoodanan, B.S. Panigrahi, K.Marimuthu, M. Anuradha, Chinese Physics B, 25(5)  (2016) 058105 (1-5).

 23. Growth and characterization of amino acids doped sodium acid phthalate hemihydrate single crystals, S. Nirmala Sri Devi, R. Arun Kumar, E.K. Girija, Materials Research Innovations, 20(4) (2015) 293 - 299.

 22. Investigations on the effect of transition metals on the growth and characterization of  sodium acid phthalate single crystals, S. Nirmala Sri Devi, R. Arun Kumar, E.K. Girija, Optik 127 (5) (2015) 2419-2423.

21. Characterization of a potential nonlinear optical material: sodium fluoride  additive on   ammonium di hydrogen orthophosphate single crystals, A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar,        Optik 127 (4) (2015) 1922-1925.

 20. Growth and characterization of L-threonine doped thiourea single crystals: An optical material, G. Thilagavathi, R. Arun Kumar, A. Kumaresh, N. Ravikumar, Materials Research Innovations, 20(4) (2015) 254 - 258.

 19. Gadolinium oxide nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and cancer theranostics             T. Gayathri, N. Meenakshi Sundaram, R. Arun Kumar, Journal of Bionanoscience, 9 (2015) 409 - 423.

 18. Influence of calcination temperature on the luminescent properties of Eu3+ doped CaAl4O7 phosphor prepared by Pechini method, A. Suresh Kumar, R. Arun Kumar, R.        Balasundaraprabhu, K. Senthil, S. Ramesh Kumar, V. Gunasekaran, Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 134 (2015) 283-287.

 17. Growth and Characterization Studies: Potential Nonlinear Optical Single Crystals Hippuric Acid (HA) A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, Universal Journal of Materials Science 2(4): 73-76, (2014) DOI: 10.13189/ ujms.2014.020401.

 16. The effect of hippuric acid on crystal growth, structural and optical properties of ZTS single crystals, A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, M. Arivanandhan, Y. Hayakawa, Journal of Crystal Growth, 401 (2014) 874-877.

 15. Effect of Hippuric Acid on the Growth, Structural and Optical Properties of Non Linear Optical Crystals, A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, G. Sankar, P. Selvakumar, M. Arivanandhan, Y. Hayakawa, H. Kawai, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications, 93-96 (2014).

 14. Preparation of nano phosphors by Microwave-assisted combustion synthesis, G. Sankar, R.          Arun Kumar, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications, 86-89 (2014).

 13. Efficient growth techniques and properties of Benzophenone Single Crystals for NLO    Applications: A Review, P. Selvakumar, R. Arun Kumar, M. Arivanandhan, Hayakawa, H. Kawai, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications, 53-58 (2014).

 12. Analysis of dissolution and growth process of SiGe alloy semiconductor based on penetrated X-ray intensities, M. Omprakash, M. Arivanandhan, R. Arun Kumar, H.Morii, T. Aoki, T. Koyama, Y. Momose, H. Ikeda, H. Tatsuoka, Y. Okano, T.Ozawa, S. Moorthy Babu, Y. Inatomi, Y. Hayakawa, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 590 (2014) 96-101.

 11. Structural, spectroscopic, and nonlinear optical investigations on a novel nonlinear optical crystal: hippuric acid doped ammonium di hydrogen phosphate (HAADP), A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 121 (2013) 346-349.

 10. Recent advances in rare earth borate-based single crystals: Potential materials for nonlinear optical and laser applications, R. Arun Kumar, M. Arivanandhan, Y. Hayakawa, Prog. Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials, 59 (2013) 113-132.

 9.  Growth, structural and optical characterization of a new nonlinear optical crystal – hippuric acid doped potassium di hydrogen phosphate, A. Kumaresh, R. Arun Kumar, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 111(2013) 178-181.

 8.  Growth and characterization of a novel nonlinear optical borate crystal - yttrium calcium borate (YCB), R. Arun Kumar, M. Arivanandhan, R. Dhanasekaran, Y.Hayakawa, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 110 (2013) 391-394.

 7. Borate crystals for non-linear optical and laser applications - A review, R. Arun Kumar, Journal of Chemistry, 2013 (2013)154862 (1-6).

 6. Effect of 120 MeV Ag9+ ion irradiation of YCOB single crystals, R. Arun Kumar, R.     Dhanasekaran, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam         Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 287 (2012) 109-112.

 5. Effect of 120 MeV Au9+ ion irradiation on structural, optical and dielectric properties  of       YCa4O(BO3)3 nonlinear optical crystal, M. Kalidasan, R. Arun Kumar, K. Asokan, R.          Dhanasekaran, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam       Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 280 (2012) 134-139.

 4. Growth and characterization of LCOB and NdLCOB single crystals for laser applications, R.   Arun Kumar, R. Dhanasekaran, Journal of Crystal Growth, 318 (2011) 636-641.

 3.Flux growth of yttrium calcium oxy borate (YCOB) single crystals for nonlinear optical applications, R. Arun Kumar, R. Dhanasekaran, Journal of Crystal Growth, 311 (2009) 541-543.

 2. Growth and Characterization of yttrium calcium oxy borate (YCOB) single crystals for nonlinear optical applications, R. Arun Kumar, M. Senthilkumar, R. Dhanasekaran, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 38 (2008) 132 - 135.

 1.  Growth of YCOB single crystals by flux technique and their characterization, R. Arun Kumar, M. Senthilkumar, R. Dhanasekaran, Cryst. Res. Technol. 43 (2008) 467 - 472.

 

PAPERS PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ MEETINGS:

 

  1.   Presented a research paper at the 4th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2007), Singapore, 1-6 July 2007.

 

  1.    Presented a research paper at the 4th Asian Conference on Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology (CGCT-4), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 21-24 May 2008.

 

  1.   Delivered an Invited talk at the GCOE-Young Scientist Meeting held at the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 24 May 2008.

 

  1.   Delivered an Invited talk and oral presentation at the International Conference on Crystal Growth (ICCG) held at Beijing, China, 8-13 August 2010.

 

  1.   Paper presented at the 73rd JSAP Autumn Meeting, Matsuyama University, Japan, 11-14 September 2012.

 

  1.   Research papers presented at the Young researchers meeting during the Takayanagi Symposium, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan, 27-28 November 2012.

           7.   Invited lectures (within India and abroad) : 16


CONFERENCE/PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED

 

  1.       Coordinator, TEQIP III sponsored National Workshop on ‘Nanomaterials and Applications’, 26 February 2018.
  1.       Coordinator, Summer Research Internship Programme-2017(SRIP-17) 12-22 June 2017.
  2.       Convener, National Workshop on Luminescent Materials, 26 February 2016.

 

  1.       Convener, National Workshop on Advanced Materials, 28 February 2014.

 

  1.       Convener, National Conference on Recent Trends in Advanced Materials, 16 & 17 December 2013.

 

  1.       Organized Invited Lecture on ‘Semiconductor Nanostructures’ by Prof. K. Baskar, Director, Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, 11 November 2013.

 

  1.       Organizing Secretary, International Conference on Advanced Materials, 12-16 December 2011.

 

  1.       Organized Invited Lecture on ‘Chemical techniques of thin film deposition and application for solar cells and gas sensors’ by Prof. Masaya Ichimura, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics  Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, 27 October 2009. 
  2. Webinars on National Education Policy (NEP 2020) : 10, Coordinated the webinars hosted by NIT Andhra Pradesh.

SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECTS

    FIVE

V (a) Project Title

Spectroscopic investigation of rare earth doped oxide glasses for laser applications

(Sanctioned amount: Rs. 45,000)

(b) Funding agency

M/s Indfurr Superheat Furnaces (Institute - Industry related research project)

(c) Status of the Project

Completed

(d) Role

Principal Investigator

 

IV (a) Project Title

Growth and Characterization of Single crystals of potassium aluminium borate (KAB) – Potential Materials for laser applications

(Sanctioned amount: Rs. 2,20,000)

(b) Funding agency

UGC Minor research project

(c) Status of the Project

Ongoing

(d) Role

Principal Investigator

 

III (a) Project Title

Growth and Characterization of Oxide single crystals with near-biological tissue equivalency for dosimetric applications

(Sanctioned amount: Rs. 7,39,800)

(b) Funding agency

UGC-DAE (Kalpakkam Node)

(Approved by UGC DAE, Indore)

(c) Status of the Project

Ongoing

(d) Role

Principal Investigator

 

II (a) Project Title

Growth and Characterization of Rare Earth

Borate -based Single crystals for UV Laser

Generation

(Sanctioned amount: Rs. 49,33,600)

(b) Funding agency

Science and Engineering Research Board,

Department of Science and Technology,

New Delhi

(c) Status of the Project

Completed

(d) Role

Principal Investigator

 

I (a) Project Title

Growth and Characterization of meta

Nitro aniline Single for Nonlinear optical

Applications

(Sanctioned amount: Rs. 1,65,000)

(b) Funding agency

University Grants Commission, Hyderabad

(c) Status of the Project

Completed

(d) Role

Principal Investigator


PREVIOUS RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate Professor and Centre Head, GRD Centre for Materials Research, PSG CT

NPTEL Course mentor

Member, Research Council, PSG CT

ISO documentation in-charge

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIP

 

  1.       Anna University, Chennai – Ph.D. Recognized Supervisor

 

  1.       Periyar University, Salem – Ph.D. Doctoral Committee member and advisor
  2.       Member, Research Council, PSG CT

 

  1.       Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications (ISSN: 2319-7560).

 

  1.       Member, Board of Studies, M.Sc. Materials Science, PSG CT.

 

  1.       Member, Board of Studies, B.E. and B. Tech courses, PSG CT.

 

  1.       Member, Materials Research Society, Singapore.

 

  1.       Member, Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP), Japan.

 

  1.       Reviewer (Elsevier journals: Journal of Crystal Growth, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Materials Science and Engineering B, Materials Letters, Optics Express).

 

AWARDS RECEIVED

 Memorandum of Understanding, signed between PSG College of Technology and M/s Indfurr Superheat Furnaces, Chennai.

Received Appreciation award from NPTEL for Mentorship activity.

Research article published in the NANO journal was reported as press release/news in the World Scientific, Phys.org, Eurekalert, Science Newsline, Novus Light Today.

Received appreciation awards for Outstanding Institute-Industry Interaction.

Received Certificate for Highly cited Research in Progress in crystal growth & characterization of materials.(IF = 4.75)

 Received Young Scientist award from GCOE Japan.

 PSG CT Faculty awards for research contributions.

 College Second Rank in P.G (M.Sc.,).

 College First – Gold Medalist in U.G (B.Sc.,).

 University Rank holder in U.G (B.Sc.,).

 Polish Government – Prospective reviewer for funded research projects.

 Qualified the examinations conducted by IIT Bombay, during the two weeks ISTE STTP on Engineering Physics.

 

COUNTRIES VISITED: Singapore, China, Japan (Twice).