Research Topics

The research works of my group include the syntheses, characterization and applications of various Nanomaterials, LASER Plasma, ion irradiation effects on various novel materials and phase transitions. The different topics of current research works are

  • Nanomultiferroics, 
  • Nanosemiconductors and Nanophosphors
  • Nanocomposites
  • Nanoferroelectrics
  • Nanoferrites
  • Nanomedicine
  • Nanosensors
  • Ion beam irradiation effects & Phase transitions
  • Climate Change
  • Water
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Facilities

A very good wet chemistry synthesis laboratory with major infrastructure facilities such as Furnaces, Centrifuge, Magnetic stirrers, pH meters, Hot air ovens, Microwave oven, Pelletizer, Ultrsonicator and Spin Coaters, Nanobiology with facility for antibacterial studies, Nd:YAG LASER, He-Ne LASER, Quadrant Detector.

For experimental characterizations, Dielectric and resistivity measurement facilities from 77K to 773K, UV-Vis_NIR spectrophotometer, Spectrophotoflourimeter with life time measurement facility, X-ray diffractometer, Single Crystal X-ray diffractometer, ME coupling measurement unit, AFM, HRTEM , Electrospinning Unit, VSM (To be installed soon)are available.

SEM, Confocal Raman with AFM, GCMS etc. are available as Central facilities of the University

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Personal Message

Eight years ago, Mahatma Gandhi University established International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) to carry out intense research in the field of Nanotechnology. However, the Centre extended its attention to comprise both research and teaching in Nanotechnology. IIUCNN have always sought to bridge the researchers of University and industry by offering them a place to exchange their thoughts and encourage the scholars of the University to work on product development at industrial level.

Our students are passionate about the development of the cutting edge technology in the field of nanotechnology research and aspire to make a lasting global impact. During their time at IIUCNN, they immerse themselves in rigorous research, mastering fundamental theories and creating a personalized course of study that encourages experimentation. They collaborate closely with many scientists across the globe through conferences, workshops, exchange programs and activities. This melding of theory and practice touches everything we do. For these years, IIUCNN graduates have accomplished great things. I am proud to be part of an institution that inspires the cutting-edge thinking and innovative ideas that will prepare a new generation of principled scientists to make the world a better place.

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