Publications

Publications (2020)

Transformation of essential minerals into tablet formulation with enhanced stability – Rajakumari, R., Volova, T., Samuel Oluwafemi, O., Thomas, S., & Kalarikkal, N. (2020), Advanced Powder Technology, doi:10.1016/j.apt.2020.05.008

Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in Carbon Doped MoO3 for Spintronic Applications: A DFT Study –                                                                                                      Davis, B. A., Chakraborty, B., Kalarikkal, N., & Ramaniah, L. M. (2020),  Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials,  502, 2020, 166503 , doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2020.166503 .

Application of novel zinc oxide reinforced xanthan gum hybrid system for edible coatings –                                                                                                                                   Joshy K.S., Jiya Jose, Tianduo Li, Merlin Thomas, Aruna M. Shankregowda, Sreejith Sreekumaran, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas.  International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 151, 2020, 806-813, . doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.02.085 

Flexible dopamine-functionalized BaTiO3/BaTiZrO3/BaZrO3-PVDF ferroelectric nanofibers for electrical energy storage –                                                                                  Anshida Mayeen, M.S. Kala, S. Sunija, Didier Rouxel, R.N. Bhowmik, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 837,2020,155492,ISSN 0925-8388,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.155492.

Casein mediated synthesis of stabilized metal/metal-oxide nanoparticles with varied surface morphology through pH alteration –                                                                            K.R. Rakhimol, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, K. Jayachandran, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 246,2020,122803,ISSN: 02540584, https:// doi.org/ 10.1016/  j.matchemphys.2020.122803.

Carboxymethylcellulose hybrid nanodispersions for edible coatings with potential anti-cancer properties –                                                                                                                      S. Joshy, Robin Augustine, Tianduo Li, S. Snigdha, Anwarul Hasan, Ciby Komalan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 157,2020, Pages 350-358,ISSN 0141-8130, https: // doi.org /10.1016 /j.ijbiomac. 2020.04.175.

Novel interpenetrating polymeric network based microbeads for delivery of poorly water soluble drug –                                                                                                                    Ghosal, K., Adak, S., Agatemor, C, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, et al. J Polym Res 27, 98 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-020-02077-6

Viscoelastic and electrical properties of RGO reinforced phenol formaldehyde nanocomposites-                                                                                                                           Sandhya, P. K., Sreekala, M. S., Xian, G., Padmanabhan, M., Kalarikkal, N., & Thomas, S., Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 49211,2020, doi:10.1002/app.49211 

Tunning of photoluminescence emission of Y2SiO5:Tb3+, Eu3+ phosphors by altering the Tb3+, Eu3+ ratio –                                                                                                                Kanchan Upadhyay, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Raunak Kumar Tamrakar. Materials Today: Proceedings,2020,ISSN 2214-7853,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.03.095.

Magnetically recoverable Ir/IrO2@Fe3O4 core/ SiO2 shell catalyst for the reduction of organic pollutants in water –                                                                                                      Ramani Thekkathu, Devika Ashok, Pravisha K Ramkollath, Sandhyarani Neelakandapillai, Leon Prasanth Kurishunkal, M.S. Priyanka Yadav, Nandakumar Kalarikkal. Chemical Physics Letters, 742, 2020, 137147, ISSN 0009-2614, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2020.137147.

Strengthened magnetoelectric multiferroic response in (K0.5Na0.5[Nb1-xFex/2Mnx/2]O3) ceramics –                                                                                                      Shalini, Seethal Pappachan, Anshida Mayeen, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, N.V. Giridharan. Materials Letters, 261,2020,126988,ISSN 0167-577X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2019.126988.

Development of biocompatible and biofilm-resistant silver-poly(methylmethacrylate) nanocomposites for stomatognathic rehabilitation –                                                                 Sandhya Gopalakrishnan, Aby Mathew T., Miran Mozetič, Jayachandran V. P., Jiya Jose, Sabu Thomas & Nandakumar Kalarikkal(2020). International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 69:3, 186-199, DOI: 1080/00914037.2018.1552863

Polylactic acid/nano chitosan composite fibers and their morphological, physical characterization for the removal of cadmium(II) from water –                                               Thomas, M. S., Pillai, P. K. S., Faria, M., Cordeiro, N., Kailas, L., Kalarikkal, N., … Pothen, L. A. (2020), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 34(137),  48993, https://doi.org/10.1002/app.48993.

Influence of spinel ferrites in the modification of magneto-electric coupling effect in BiFeO3 –                                                                                                                            Preethy Augustine, Y. Narayana, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Materials Today: Proceedings, 25, 2, 2020, Pages 208-212, ISSN 2214-7853,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.01.031.

Tailoring the dielectric and magnetic properties of Eu-substituted BiFeO3 nanoparticles-                                                                                                                 Jincemon Cyriac, Jilu C. John, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Saji Augustine, Materials Today: Proceedings, 25, 2, 2020, Pages 134-139, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2019.12.186.

Defects characterisation and studies of structural properties of sol–gel synthesised MgFe2O4 nanocrystals through positron annihilation and supportive spectroscopic methods –                                                                                                                                Ann Rose Abraham, B. Raneesh, P. M. G. Nambissan, D. Sanyal, Sabu Thomas & Nandakumar Kalarikkal. Philosophical Magazine, 2020, 100:1, 32-61, DOI: 1080/14786435.2019.1668576

Second Harmonic Scattering from Mass Characterized 2D Graphene Oxide Sheets –        Russier-Antoine, I., Fakhoury, H., Basu, S., Bertorelle, F., Dugourd, P., Brevet, P.-F., Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Antoine. Chemical Communications, 2020,56, 3859-3862, doi:10.1039/d0cc00111b 

Reduced graphene oxide/silver nanohybrid as a multifunctional material for antibacterial, anticancer, and SERS applications –                                                                  Jose, P.P.A., Kala, M.S., Joseph, A.V., Nandakumar Kalarkkalet al., Appl. Phys. A, 2020, 126,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-3237-x

Defects-focused analysis of calcium-substitution-induced structural transformation of magnesium ferrite nanocrystals –                                                                                              Rose Abraham A, B Raneesh, Sanyal, D., Thomas, S., Kalarikkal, N., & Nambissan, P. M. G., New Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 44, 1556-1570, doi:10.1039/c9nj04068d 

Layered double hydroxide based nanocomposites for biomedical applications –                Vijayamma, R., Kalarikkal, N., & Thomas, S., Polymer Nanocomposites,2020, 677–714. doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-101903-0.00016-7 

Natural rubber nanocomposites with MWCNT@POSS hybrid filler: Preparation and properties-                                                                                                                                     Somasekharan, L., Xavier, P., Bose, S., Zachariah, A. K., Kalarikkal, N., Anil Kumar, S., & Thomas, S. (2019).  Polymer Composites,2020 doi:10.1002/pc.25376 

Nano formulated proanthocyanidins as an effective wound healing component – Rajendran Rajakumari, Tatiana Volova, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi, S Rajeshkumar, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 106, 2020, 110056, ISSN 0928-4931,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110056.

Polyurethane glycolysate from industrial waste recycling to develop low dielectric constant, thermally stable materials suitable for the electronics –                                          Arunima Reghunadhan, Janusz Datta, Maciej Jaroszewski, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 13, 1, 2020, 2110-2120, ISSN 1878-5352, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2018.03.012.

Publications (2019)

Recent advances in electrospun polycaprolactone based scaffolds for wound healing and skin bioengineering applications –
B Joseph, R Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, B Seantier, Y Grohens –
Materials Today Communications 19, 319-335

Effect of synthesis process on particle size and band gap of Er3+ doped Y2SiO5
K  Upadhyay, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, RK Tamrakar –
AIP Conference Proceedings 2104 (1), 030017

Excellent electromagnetic shield derived from MWCNT reinforced NR/PP blend nanocomposites with tailored microstructural properties –
T Sharika, J Abraham, SC George, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas –
Composites Part B: Engineering, volume 173

Green synthesis of graphene oxide/Ag nanocomposites via laser ablation in water for SERS applications –
P Nancy, AK Nair, J James, N Kalarikkal –
AIP Conference Proceedings 2100 (1), 020025

Laser assisted synthesis of graphene quantum dots for multifunctional applications –
J James, P Nancy, G Vignaud, Y Grohens, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
AIP Conference Proceedings 2100 (1), 020131

Physicochemical, mechanical, barrier and antibacterial properties of starch nanocomposites crosslinked with pre-oxidised sucrose –
P Balakrishnan, MS Sreekala, VG Geethamma, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, V Kokol –
Industrial Crops and Products 130, 398-408

Preparation and characterization of nanocomposite films based on gum arabic, maltodextrin and polyethylene glycol reinforced with turmeric nanofiber isolated from turmeric spent –
S Gopi, A Amalraj, N Kalarikkal, J Zhang, S Thomas, Q Guo –
Materials Science and Engineering: C 97, 723-729

Effect of particle size and dopant concentration on the Raman and the photoluminescence spectra of TiO2: Eu3+ nanophosphor thin films –
D Komaraiah, E Radha, J James, N Kalarikkal, J Sivakumar, MVR Reddy –
Journal of Luminescence, volume 211, 320-333

Structural, optical and photoluminescence studies of sol-gel synthesized pure and iron doped TiO2 photocatalysts –
D Komaraiah, E Radha, N Kalarikkal, J Sivakumar, MVR Reddy –
Ceramics International (org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.03.170)

Photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange using MgFe2O4@TiO2 core-shell nanoparticles –
RP Ummer, P Gopinath, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas –
AIP Conference Proceedings 2082 (1), 030028

Effect of ionic liquid modified MWCNTs on the rheological and microstructural developments in Styrene Butadiene rubber nanocomposites –
J Abraham, AK Zachariah, N Kalarikkal, R Wilson, R Ibarra-Gómez, S Thomas, R Muller –
Rubber Chemistry and Technology (org/10.5254/rct.19.81494)

Surface engineering of polystyrene–cerium oxide nanocomposite thin films for refractive index enhancement –
J James, AB Unni, K Taleb, JP Chapel, N Kalarikkal, S Varghese –
Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects 17, 34-42

Ionic liquid modified multiwalled carbon nanotube embedded styrene butadiene rubber membranes for the selective removal of toluene from toluene/methanol mixture via pervaporation –
J Abraham, T Jose, S Thomas, G Moni, SC George, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas –
Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 95, 594-601

Antimicrobial properties of MFe2O4 (M= Mn, Mg)/reduced graphene oxide composites synthesized via solvothermal method –
J Jose, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, OS Oluwafemi –
Materials Science and Engineering: C 95, 43-48

Multiferroic polymer film composites for memory application –
rp ummer, N kalarikkal –
Chemical Technology and Informatics in Chemistry with Applications, 175

Development of oral‐fluid‐impervious and fracture‐resistant silver–poly (methyl methacrylate) nanoformulations for intra‐oral/extra‐oral rehabilitation –
S Gopalakrishnan, N Kalarikkal, I Raj, A Mathew T, J Abraham, HJ Maria, M Mozetič, S Thomas –
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 47669

Poly (ε-caprolactone) Microsphere Decorated with Nano-ZnO Based Phytoformulation: A Promising Antimicrobial Agent
S Snigdha, M Rahul, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, EK Radhakrishnan –
Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 1-11

UV-Induced reduction of graphene oxide in cellulose nanofibril composites –
YB Pottathara, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, T Griesser, Y Grohens, V Bobnar –
New Journal of Chemistry 43 (2), 681-688

Carbon nanotube reinforced poly (trimethylene terephthalate) nanocomposites: Viscoelastic properties and chain confinement
MK Aswathi, M Padmanabhan, N Kalarikkal, L Mathew, Sabu Thomas, P Saha, R Terzano –
Polymer Engineering & Science 59 (S1), E435-E445

Spectroscopic and Mass Spectrometry Analyses of Plasma-Activated Polymeric Materials
P Nancy, J Joy, J James, B Joseph, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal –
Non-Thermal Plasma Technology for Polymeric Materials, 319-340

Microscopic Analysis of Plasma-Activated Polymeric Materials
J James, B Joseph, A Shaji, P Nancy, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, Y Grohens –
Non-Thermal Plasma Technology for Polymeric Materials, 287-317

Functionalized photo-responsive polymeric system
K Upadhyay, S Thomas, RK Tamrakar, N Kalarikkal –
Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical, 211-233

Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems: New Insights
J James, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, Y Weimin, K Pal no –
Apple Academic Press (doi.org/10.1201/9780429469794)

Novel applications of multiferroic heterostructures –
AR Abraham, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Chemical Technology and Informatics in Chemistry, 2019

Fabrication of Micro/Nano-Miniaturized Platforms for Nanotheranostics and Regenerative Medicine Applications
G Praveen, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas –
Nanomaterials Synthesis, 483-517

Synthesis and Processing of Emerging Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
YB Pottathara, Y Grohens, V Kokol, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas –
Nanomaterials Synthesis, 1-2

Nanoparticle-and Nanoporous-Membrane-Mediated Delivery of Therapeutics
Mabrouk, M., Rajendran, R., Soliman, I.E., Ashour, M.M., Beherei, H.H., Tohamy, K.M., Thomas, S., Kalarikkal, N., Arthanareeswaran, G. and Das, D.B., 2019. .
Pharmaceutics, 11(6), p.294

Titanium Nanorods Loaded PCL Meshes with Enhanced Blood Vessel Formation and Cell Migration for Wound Dressing Applications
Augustine, R., Hasan, A., Patan, N.K., Augustine, A., Dalvi, Y.B., Varghese, R., Unni, R.N., Kalarikkal, N., Al Moustafa, A.E. and Thomas, S., 2019.
Macromolecular bioscience, p.1900058

Structure and Dynamics of Gold Nanoparticles Decorated with Chitosan-Gentamicin Conjugates: ReaxFF Molecular Dynamics Simulations to disclose Drug Delivery –
Monti, S., Jose, J., Athira, S., Kalarikkal, N. and Thomas, S., 2019.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

Chemical modification of graphene with grape seed extract: Its structural, optical and antimicrobial properties
Yaragalla, S., Rajendran, R., AlMaadeed, M.A., Kalarikkal, N. and Thomas, S., 2019.
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 102, pp.305-314

Tuning of nonlinear absorption in highly luminescent CdSe based quantum dots with core–shell and core/multi-shell architectures –
Bhagyaraj, S., Perumbilavil, S., Udayabashkar, R., Mangalaraja, R.V., Thomas, S., Kalarikkal, N. and Oluwafemi, O.S., 2019.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21(21), pp.11424-11434

Thermal, biodegradation and theoretical perspectives on nanoscale confinement in starch/cellulose nanocomposite modified via green crosslinker
Balakrishnan, P., Geethamma, V.G., Gopi, S., Thomas, M.G., Kunaver, M., Huskić, M., Kalarikkal, N., Volova, T., Rouxel, D. and Thomas, S., 2019.
International journal of biological macromolecules, 134, pp.781-790

Graphene Nanobuds: A New Second Generation Phosgene Sensor with Ultra-Low Detection Limit in Aqueous Solution
V. Ravi, P., Thangadurai, D.T., Nataraj, D., Senthilkumar, K., Manonmani, G., Kalarikkal, N., Thomas, S. and Govindh, P., 2019.
ACS applied materials & interfaces

Magnetic performance and defect characterization studies of core–shell architectured MgFe 2 O 4@ BaTiO 3 multiferroic nanostructures
Abraham, A.R., Raneesh, B., Joseph, S., Arif, P.M., Nambissan, P.M.G., Das, D., Rouxel, D., Oluwafemi, O.S., Thomas, S. and Kalarikkal, N., 2019.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21(17), pp.8709-8720

Compatibilising action of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in polycarbonate/polypropylene (PC/PP) blends: phase morphology, viscoelastic phase separation, rheology and percolation – Poothanari, M.A., Xavier, P., Bose, S., Kalarikkal, N., Komalan, C. and Thomas, S., 2019.
Journal of Polymer Research, 26(8), p.178

Easily fabricated Ag doped TiO2 nanorods for photo-catalytic applications
AK Nair, AG Rajendragiri, S Santhosh, N Kalarikkal –
AIP Conference Proceedings, 2019

Development of silver nanoparticles decorated graphene quantum dots for tailored applications
JA Mathew, AK Nair, N Kalarikkal –
AIP Conference Proceedings, 2019

Novel bio compactable silver nanowires and nanocubes: An effective treatment against carbapenem and vancomycin resistant strains isolated from cancer patients
J Jose, AK Nair, N Kalarikkal, O Oluwafemi, S Thomas –
Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 2019

In Situ Decoration of Gold Nanoparticles on Graphene Oxide via Nanosecond Laser Ablation for Remarkable Chemical Sensing and Catalysis.
Nancy, P., Nair, A. K., Antoine, R., Thomas, S., & Kalarikkal, N.
Nanomaterials, 9(9), 1201

Development of titanium dioxide nanowire incorporated poly (vinylidene fluoride–trifluoroethylene) scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications
Augustine, A., Augustine, R., Hasan, A., Raghuveeran, V., Rouxel, D., Kalarikkal, N., & Thomas, S.
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, August 2019, 30:96

Novel core-shell dextran hybrid nanosystem for anti-viral drug delivery.
Joshy, K. S., George, A., Snigdha, S., Joseph, B., Kalarikkal, N., Pothen, L. A., & Thomas, S.
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 93, 864-872

Natural rubber nanocomposites with MWCNT@ POSS hybrid filler: Preparation and properties. Polymer Composites.
Somasekharan, L., Xavier, P., Bose, S., Zachariah, A.K., Kalarikkal, N., Anil Kumar, S. and Thomas, S.,

Publications (2018)

Multifunctional nitrogen sulfur co-doped reduced graphene oxide–Ag nano hybrids (sphere, cube and wire) for nonlinear optical and SERS applications
AK Nair, KB Bhavitha, S Perumbilavil, P Sankar, D Rouxel, MS Kala,
Carbon 132, 380-393

Morphology correlated free volume studies of multi-walled carbon nanotube plasticized poly (vinyl chloride) nanocomposites: Positronium probes and electrical prop…
E Francis, L Zhai, HC Kim, R Ramachandran, G Amarendra, GM Balerao, …
Polymer 141, 232-243

Reduced graphene oxide wrapped Ag nanostructures for enhanced SERS activity
AK Nair, MS Kala, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
AIP Conference Proceedings 1942 (1), 050094

Interface engineered ferrite@ ferroelectric core-shell nanostructures: A facile approach to impart superior magneto-electric coupling
AR Abraham, B Raneesh, D Das, OS Oluwafemi, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal,
AIP Conference Proceedings 1942 (1), 020002

Tuning of Microstructure in engineered Poly (trimethylene terephthalate) based blends with Nano Inclusion as a multifunctional additive
L Mathew, P Saha, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Polymer Testing

Advanced Polymeric Materials
D Rouxel, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, TA Sajith
River Publishers

Polyurethane glycolysate from industrial waste recycling to develop low dielectric constant, thermally stable materials suitable for the electronics
A Reghunadhan, J Datta, M Jaroszewski, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Arabian Journal of Chemistry

Excellent Electromagnetic Interference Shielding and High Electrical conductivity of Compatibilized Polycarbonate/Polypropylene Carbon Nanotube Blend Nanoco…
MA Poothanari, J Abraham, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

Dielectric and dye adsorption properties of luminescent-superparamagnetic MFe2O4 (M= Mn, Mg)/reduced graphene oxide composites
EHM Sakho, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, OS Oluwafemi
CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL 44 (4), 3904-3914

Enhanced antimicrobial performance of cloisite 30B/poly (ε-caprolactone) over cloisite 30B/poly (l-lactic acid) as evidenced by structural features
SS Babu, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, EK Radhakrishnan
Applied Clay Science 153, 198-204

Toughness augmentation by fibrillation and yielding in nanostructured blends with recycled polyurethane as a modifier
Reghunadhan, J Datta, N Kalarikkal, JT Haponiuk, S Thomas
Applied Surface Science

Static and Dynamic Mechanical Characteristics of Ionic Liquid Modified MWCNT-SBR Composites: Theoretical Perspectives for the Nanoscale Reinforcement Mech…
J Abraham, J Thomas, N Kalarikkal, SC George, S Thomas
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B

Room temperature magnetoelectric coupling effect in CuFe2O4-BaTiO3 core-shell and nanocomposites
RM Thankachan, B Raneesh, A Mayeen, S Karthika, S Vivek, SS Nair, …
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 731, 288-296

Nitrogen doped graphene–Silver nanowire hybrids: An excellent anode material for lithium ion batteries
AK Nair, I Elizabeth, S Gopukumar, S Thomas, MS Kala, N Kalarikkal
Applied Surface Science 428, 1119-1129

Plasma and Fusion Science: From Fundamental Research to Technological Applications
B Raneesh, N Kalarikkal, J James, AK Nair
CRC Press

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India
A Mayeen, N Kalarikkal

Preparation, characterization and in vitro study of liposomal curcumin powder by cost-effective nanofiber weaving technology
S Gopi, A Amalraj, J Jacob, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, Q Guo
New Journal of Chemistry 42 (7), 5117-5127

Thermoplastic–elastomer composition based on an interpenetrating polymeric network of styrene-butadiene rubber–poly (methyl methacrylate) as an efficient vibrati…
J James, GV Thomas, KP Pramoda, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
New Journal of Chemistry

Dopamine functionalization of BaTiO 3: an effective strategy for the enhancement of electrical, magnetoelectric and thermal properties of BaTiO 3-PVDF-TrFE nanoc…
A Mayeen, MS Kala, MS Jayalakshmy, S Thomas, D Rouxel, J Philip,
Dalton Transactions 47 (6), 2039-2051

Introduction on Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems
N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems, 1-16

Publications (2017)

Nitrogen doped graphene – Silver nanowire hybrids: An excellent anode material for lithium ion batteries,
Anju K Nanir, Indu Elizabeth, Gopakumar S, Sabu Thomas, Kala M S, Nandakumar Kalarikkal,
J. Applied Surface Science, DOI 10.1016/j.apsusc 2017.09.214 (2017)

Room temperature magnetoelectric coupling effect in CuFe2O4/BaTiO3 core-shell and mixed nanocomposites,
Rahul Mundiyaniyil Thankachan, B. Raneesh, Anshida Mayeen, S. Vivek , Swapna S. Nair, Sabu Thomas and Nandakumar Kalarikkal,
Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2017)

Multiwalled carbon nanotube promotes crystallisation while preserving co-continuous phase morphology of polycarbonate/ polypropylene blend,
Mohammed Arif P, Sarathchandran C, Aravinda Narayanan, Allisson Saiter, Roberto Terzano, Ignazio Allegretta, Carlo Porfido, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas,
Polymer Testing, doi: 10.1016/ j.polymertesting. 2017.09.026 (2017)

Dose-Dependent Effects of Gamma Irradiation on the Materials Properties and Cell Proliferation of Electrospun Polycaprolactone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
R Augustine, A Saha, V. P. Jayachandran, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 0091-4037 (2017)

A comparative study on structural, dielectric and multiferroic properties of CaFe2O4/BaTiO3 core-shell and mixed composites
T Woldu, B Raneesh, B K Hazra, S Srinath, P Saravanan, M R Reddy, N Kalarikkal
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 691, 644-652 (2017)

Enhanced photocatalytic performance of ZnO nanostructures produced via a quick microwave assisted route for the degradation of rhodamine in aqueous solution
R M Thankachan, N Joy, J Abraham, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, O S Oluwafemi
Materials Research Bulletin, 85, 131–139 (2017)

Realization of Enhanced Magnetoelectric Coupling and Raman Spectroscopic Signatures in 0–0 Type Hybrid Multiferroic Core–Shell Geometric Nanostructures
A R Abraham, B. Raneesh, T Woldu, S Aškrabić, S Lazović, Z Dohčević-Mitrović, O S Oluwafemi, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (8), 4352–4362 (2017)

Electrochemical studies on composite gel polymer electrolytes for lithium sulfur-batteries
A Natarajan, A M Stephan, C H Chan, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 134.11 (2017)

Investigation into dielectric behaviour and electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of conducting styrene butadiene rubber composites containing ionic liquid modified MWCNT
J Abraham, P Xavier, S Bose, S C George, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Polymer 112, 102-115 (2017)

Polymer Sutures For Simultaneous Wound Healing And Drug Delivery – A Review
B Joseph, A George, S Gopi, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
International Journal of Pharmaceutics (2017)

Studies on structural, optical and magnetic properties of cobalt substituted magnetite fluids (Co x Fe1−x Fe2O4)
B Babukutty, N Kalarikkal, S S Nair
Materials Research Express, 4, 035906 (2017)

Electrospun poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene)/zinc oxide nanocomposite tissue engineering scaffolds with enhanced cell adhesion and blood vessel formation
R Augustine, P Dan, A Sosnik, N Kalarikkal, N Tran, B Vincent, S Thomas, …
Nano Research, 10.1007/s12274-017-1549-8 (2017)

Electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL) scaffolds embedded with europium hydroxide nanorods (EHNs) with enhanced vascularization and cell proliferation for tissue engineering applications
Robin Augustine, Susheel Kumar Nethi, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas and Chitta Ranjan Patra J.
Mater. Chem. B, 5, 4660 (2017)

Publications (2016)

Evaluation of in-vitro cytotoxicity and cellular uptake efficiency of zidovudine-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles modified with Aloe Vera in glioma cells
K S Joshy, CP Sharma, N Kalarikkal, K Sandeep, S Thomas, LA Pothen
Materials Science and Engineering: C 66, 40-50 (2016)

TetragonalBaTiO 3 nanoparticles: An efficient photocatalyst for the degradation of organic pollutants
S Kappadan, TW Gebreab, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 51, 42-47 (2016)

Preparation and characterization of green graphene using grape seed extract for bioapplications
S Yaragalla, R Rajendran, J Jose, MA AlMaadeed, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Materials Science and Engineering: C 65, 345-353 (2016)

Nonlinear optical properties of (1− x) CaFe 2 O 4–xBaTiO 3 composites
T Woldu, B Raneesh, P Sreekanth, MVR Reddy, R Philip, N Kalarikkal
Ceramics International 42 (9), 11093-11098 (2016)

Surface Acoustic Wave Device with Reduced Insertion Loss by Electrospinning P (VDF–TrFE)/ZnONanocomposites
R Augustine, F Sarry, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, L Badie, D Rouxel
Nano-Micro Letters, 1-9 (2016)

Magnetic response of superparamagnetic multiferroic core-shell nanostructures
AR Abraham, B Raneesh, D Das, N Kalarikkal
DAE SOLID STATE PHYSICS SYMPOSIUM 2015 1731 (1), 050151

Ultrasensitive detection of a 1-pyrenecarboxylic acid by surface enhanced Raman scattering hot spot with reduced graphene oxide/silver nanoparticles composites
OS Oluwafemi, ASaha, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Materials Letters 171, 137-141 (2016)

Gentamicin loaded electrospun poly (ε-caprolactone)/TiO2 nanocomposite membranes with antibacterial property against Methicillin resistant Staphylococusaureus (MRSA)
R Augustine, SC George, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 1, (2016)

Cell adhesion on polycaprolactone modified by plasma treatment
N Recek, M Resnik, H Motaln, T Lah-Turnšek, R Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
International Journal of Polymer Science, 1-9 (2016)

Clogging-Free Electrospinning of Polycaprolactone Using Acetic Acid/Acetone Mixture
R Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 55 (5), 518-529

Electrospun PCL membranes incorporated with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles as antibacterial wound dressings
R Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Applied Nanoscience 6 (3), 337-344

Completely green synthesis of silver nanoparticle decorated MWCNT and its antibacterial and catalytic properties
S Mohan, OS Oluwafemi, SP Songca, D Rouxel, P Miska, FB Lewu, N Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas
Pure and Applied Chemistry 88 (1-2), 71-81 (2016)

Synthesis, antibacterial, cytotoxicity and sensing properties of starch-capped silver nanoparticles
S Mohan, OS Oluwafemi, SP Songca, VP Jayachandran, D Rouxel, N Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas
Journal of Molecular Liquids 213, 75-81 (2016)

Structural and optical properties of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes
S Yaragalla, G Anilkumar, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 41, 491-496 (2016)

Effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the in vitro degradation of electrospunpolycaprolactone membranes in simulated body fluid
R Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials 65, 1, (2016)

Developing highly conducting and mechanically durable styrene butadiene rubber composites with tailored microstructural properties by a green approach using ionic liquid modified MWCNTs
J Abraham, L Kailas, N Kalarikkal, SC George, S Thomas
RSC Advances 6 (39), 32493-32504

Electric, magnetic, piezoelectric and magnetoelectric studies of phase pure (BiFeO 3–NaNbO 3)–(P (VDF-TrFE)) nanocomposite films prepared by spin coating
RP Ummer, B Raneesh, C Thevenot, D Rouxel, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
RSC Advances 6 (33), 28069-28080 (2016)

Grain size dependent magnetoelectric coupling of BaTiO 3 nanoparticles
T Woldu, B Raneesh, MVR Reddy, N Kalarikkal
RSC Advances 6 (10), 7886-7892 (2016)

Nonlinear transmittance and optical power limiting in Magnesium ferrite nanoparticles: effects of laser pulse-width and particle size
P Sreekant, Kishore Sridharan, Ann Rose Abraham, Harsha P Janardhanan, Nandakumar Kalrikkal, Reji Philip
RSC Adv., DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15788B (2016)

Microwave Absorption in MWNTs‐Based Soft Composites Containing Nanocrystalline Particles as Magnetic Core and Intrinsically Conducting Polymer as a Conductive Layer
V Bhingardive, T Woldu, S Biswas, GP Kar, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, S Bose
Chemistry Select 1 (15), 4747-4752 (2016)

Improved nonlinear optical and optical limiting properties in non-covalent functionalized reduced graphene oxide/silver nanoparticle (NF-RGO/Ag-NPs) hybrid
El haji Mamour Sakho, OS Oluwafemi, P Sreekanth, R Philip, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Optical Materials 58, 476-483 (2016)

Surface Acoustic Wave Device with Reduced Insertion Loss by Electrospinning P (VDF–TrFE)/ZnO Nanocomposites
R Augustine, F Sarry, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas, L Badie, D Rouxel
Nano-Micro Letters, 1-9 (2016)

Ultrasensitive detection of a 1-pyrenecarboxylic acid by surface-enhanced Raman scattering hot spot with reduced graphene oxide/silver nanoparticles composites
El haji Mamour Sakho, OS Oluwafemi, A Saha, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal
Materials Letters 171, 137-141 (2016)

Rheology and Processing of Inorganic Nanomaterials and Quantum Dots/Polymer Nanocomposites
S Mohan, J Abraham, OS Oluwafemi, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Rheology and Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites, 355-382 (2016)

Experimental investigation of optical and magneto-optical effects of chemically synthesized cobalt nanocolloids
F Parakkal, B Babukutty, BA Vettiyadan, N Kalarikkal, SS Nair
Materials Research Express 3 (4), 045020 (2016)

Nylon 6, 12/Cloisite 30B Electrospun Nanocomposites for Dental Applications
SS Babu, A Augustine, N Kalarikkal, S Thomas
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Biology 9 (2), 198 (2016)

Boron doped graphene wrapped silver nanowires as an efficient electrocatalyst for molecular oxygen reduction
Anju K Nair, Vineesh T.V, Rakesh Joshi, Veena Sahajwalla, Kala M.S, Sabu Thomas, S. Alwarappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal
Nature Scientific Reports- doi:10.1038/srep37731 (2016)

Publications (2015)

Composition-structure-physical property relationship and nonlinear optical properties of multiferroic hexagonal ErMn1-xCrxO3 Nanoparticles,
B.Raneesh et.al.,
RSC Adv., 2015,5,12480

Size Dependent Nonlinear Optical Absorption In BaTiO3 Nanoparticles,
Tesfakiros Woldu et.al.,
Chemical Physics Letters, 2015, 625, 58-63

Enhanced lithium storage in ZnFe2O4-C nanocomposites produced by a low-energy ball milling,
R. M.Thankkachan et.al.,
Journal of Power Sources,282(2015),462-470

Transport characteristics of organic solvents through carbon nanotube filled styrene butadiene rubber nanocomposites: the influence of rubber–filler interaction, the degree of reinforcement and morphology,
Jiji Abraham et.al.,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015,17, 11217-11228

Dose-Dependent Effects of Gamma Irradiation on the Materials Properties and Cell Proliferation of Electrospun Polycaprolactone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds,
Robin Augustine.,
International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials,(2015) 64:10, 526-533

Positron Annihilation Spectroscopic Studies of Multiferroic Bi1-Xprxfeo3 Nanocrystalline Compounds,
Jincemon Cyriac et.al.,
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 618 (2015)012012

Green Synthesis of Yellow emitting PMMA-CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots Nanophosphors, Materials Science in Semiconductors,
Sneha Mohan et.al.,
Material Science in Semiconductor Processing 39 (2015) 587-595

Chemistry associated with natural rubber–graphene nanocompositesand its effect on physical and structural properties.
Srinivasarao Yaragalla et.al.,
Industrial Crops and Products 74 (2015) 792–802

Effect of reinforcement on the barrier and dielectric properties of epoxidized natural rubber–graphene nanocomposites,
Yaragalla, S.,et.al,
Polym Eng Sci,. 55: 2439–2447

Fabrication of graphite-graphene-ionic liquid modified carbon nanotubes filled natural rubber thin films for microwave and energy storage applications,
S Yaragalla, et.al,
Journal of Polymer Research 22 (7), 1-10, 2015

Preparation of Epoxy Graphene and Its Structural and Optical Properties,
Srinivasarao Yaragalla et.al.
Adv. Mater. Lett. 2015, 6(10), 848-852

An in vitro method for the determination of microbial barrier property (MBP) of porous polymeric membranes for skin substitute and wound dressing applications,
Robin Augustine et.al.,
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2015, 12-19

Green synthesis of CdSe/ZnS core-shell quantum dot nanophosphors and its Poly methyl methacrylate composite thin film in the visible spectral range,
S Mohan et.al.,
MRS Proceedings 1748, Volume 1748 / 2015

Cr3+-substitution induced structural reconfigurations in the nanocrystalline spinel compound ZnFe2O4 as revealed from X-ray diffraction, positron annihilation and Mössbauer spectroscopic studies ,
Rahul Mundiyaniyil Thankachan et.al ,
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 64966-64975

Electric, magnetic and optical limiting (short pulse and ultrafast) studies in phase pure (1 − x) BiFeO3–xNaNbO3 multiferroic nanocomposite synthesized by the pechini method,
Rehana P. Ummer, et.al,
RSC Adv., 2015,5, 67157-67164

Effect of ZnO Nanoparticles on the In Vitro Degradation of Electrospun Polycaprolactone Membranes in Simulated Body Fluid,
R Augustine et.al,
International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (2015)

Antibacterial and Sensing Properties of Dextrose Reduced Starch− Capped Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized via a Completely Green Method,
S Mohan et.al.,
Materials Today: Proceedings 2 (7), 3943-3949

Clogging Free Electrospinning of Polycaprolactone Using Acetic Acid/Acetone Mixture,
R Augustine et.al,
Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering (DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2015.1036451)

Synthesis and characterization of polyaniline coated gold nanocomposites ,
S N M Zuber et.al.,
PHYSICS AND MATERIALS SYMPOSIUM: International Conference on Applied Sciences and Industrial Technology (ICASIT2015…AIP Conf. Proc. 1674, 020010

Electrospun PCL membranes incorporated with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles as antibacterial wound dressings,
R Augustine, et.al.
Applied Nanoscience, 1-8 (DOI 10.1007/s13204-015-0439-1)

Structural and Optical Properties of Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes,
Srinivasarao Yaragalla et.al,
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (2015), (DOI 10.1016/j.mssp.2015.10.022)

Positron annihilation spectroscopic studies of Mn substitution-induced cubic to tetragonal transformation in ZnFe2–xMnxO4 (x = 0.0–2.0) spinel nanocrystallites ,
Jincemon Cyriac et.al, (2015):,
Philosophical Magazine, DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2015.1110631