Dr. G. Chandrasekaran

Designation: 
Professor
Department: 
Department of Physics
Gender: 
Male
Date Of Joining: 
10-02-1988
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.PhysicsAnnamalai University1985
2B.Ed. PhysicsAnnamalai University1985
3M.Sc.PhysicsAnnamalai University1978
4B.Sc.PhysicsMadras University1976
Total Experience: 
29 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Geo-magnetism, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Spectroscopy.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

Recent publicatons

  1. Soumya Rajan, P.M. Mohammed Gazzali, G. Chandrasekaran, Electrical and Magnetic phase transition studies of Fe and Mn co-doped BaTiO3,  Journal of Alloys and Compounds 656 (2016) 98–109.

  2. C Murugesan, G. Chandrasekaran,Impact of Gd3+ substitution on the structural, magnetic and electrical properties of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles, RSC Adv., 5 (2015) 73714-73725.

  3. C Murugesan, G. Chandrasekaran, Enhanced Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Annealed Magnesium Ferrite Nanoparticles, J Supercond Nov Magn, doi: 10.1007/s10948-015-3198-z.

Publications year wise
2014

  1. C. Murugesan, M. Perumal, and G. Chandrasekaran, Structural, dielectric and magnetic properties of cobalt ferrite prepared using auto combustion and ceramic route, Physica B, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2014.04.055.

  2. Md Gazzali P. M., V. Kanimozhi, P. Priyadharsini, G. Chandrasekaran, “Structural and Magnetic properties of Ultrafine Magnesium Ferrite Nanoparticles”, Adv. Mater. Res., 938 (2014) 128-133.

  3. K. Manikandan, S. Arumugam, G. Chandrasekaran, “Effect of Annealing Temperature on Titania Nanoparticles”, AIP Conf. Proc, 1591 (2014) 128-130.

  4. B. Sathyamoorthy, P.M. Md Gazzali, C. Murugesan and G. Chandrasekaran, “Electrical Properties of Samarium Cobaltite Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Sol-Gel Autocombustion Route” Mater. Res. Bull. 53 (2014) 169-176.

  5. P. Priyadharsini, A. Pradeep, B. Sathyamoorthy, G. Chandrasekaran, “Enhanced multiferroic properties in La and Ce co-doped BiFeO3 nanoparticles”, J. Phys. Chem. Solid. 75 (2014) 797–802.

  6. P. Priyadharsini, A. Pradeep, C. Murugesan, P.M. Md Gazzali, G. Chandrasekaran, “Phase Evolution in BiFeO3 Nanoparticles Prepared By Glycine Assisted Combustion Method”, Combustion Science Technology, 186 (2014) 297-312.

  7. Md Gazzali P.M., G. Chandrasekaran, “Enhancement of Hard Magnetic Properties of BaFe12O19 Nanoparticles”, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 25 (2014) 702-709.

2013

  1. Murugesan, C., MD Gazzali, P.M., Chandrasekaran, G., “Influence of oxidizer to fuel ratio on structural and magnetic properties of Mn-Zn ferrite nanoparticles”,    J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 24 (2013) 3136-3141.

  2. R. Elilarassi and G. Chandrasekaran, “Structural, optical and Electron paramagnetic resonance studies on Cu-doped ZnO nanoparticles synthesized using a novel auto-combustion method”, Frontiers of Materials Science, 7 (2013) 196-201.

  3. Jitendra K. Dash, Sujit K. Pradhan, Rajneesh Bhutani, S. Balakrishnan, G. Chandrasekaran, N. Basavaiah , “Paleomagnetism of ca. 2.3 Ga mafic dyke swarms in the northeastern Southern Granulite Terrain, India: Constraints on the position and extent of Dharwar craton in the Paleoproterozoic”, Precambrian Research, 228 ( 2013) pp. 164-176. (Citation: 1)

  4. Blessington Selvadurai, A.P., Md Gazzali, P.M., Murugesan, C., Pazhanivelu, V., Murugaraj, R., Chandrasekaran, G.,  “Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of Ni2+ substituted cobalt nanoferrite using sol-gel methodAIP Conference Proceedings, 1512 (2013) 244-245.

  5. C. Murugesan, MD Gazzali P.M, B. Sathyamoorthy and G. Chandrasekaran “Dielectric properties of Mn0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite nanoparticles” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1512 (2013) 314-315.

  6. R. Elilarassi and G. Chandrasekaran, “Influence of Co-doping on the structural, optical and magnetic properties of ZnO nanoparticles synthesized using auto-combustion method” J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 24 (2013) 96–105. (Citation: 2)

2012

  1. M.D. P.M. Gazzali, A. Paul Blessington Selvadurai, V. Anbarasu, C. Murugesan, and G Chandrasekaran, “Structural and magnetic properties of barium hexaferrrite prepared through sol-gel auto combustion technique”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1447 (2012) 1217-1218.

  2. R. Elilarassi  and G. Chandrasekaran, “Synthesis and characterization of ball milled Fe-doped ZnO diluted magnetic semiconductor”, Optoelectron. Lett. 8 (2012) 109-112. (Citation: 2)

  3. R. Elilarassi and G. Chandrasekaran, “Synthesis, Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Ni-Doped ZnO Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor” Am. J. Mater. Sci. 2 (2012) 46-50.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
Year Programme Sponsor Position held*
2008 Refresher Course in Physics Academic Staff College,
Pondicherry University,
Pondicherry
Coordinator
2008 National Conference Department of Physics, School of Physics Chemical and Applied Organising Committee Member
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 

International Conferences/ symposium

Year Organized by Title Conference
Dec.   5-7, 2013. Department of Physics, IIT Guwahathi, Assam, and Magnetic Society of India (MSI) Structural, dielectric and magnetic properties of cobalt ferrite prepared using auto combustion and ceramic route International Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MagMA).
Dec.   5-7, 2013. B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India, Deakin University, Australia and Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia Structural and Magnetic properties of Ultrafine Magnesium Ferrite Nanoparticles International Conference on Nano Materials: Science, Technology and Applications (ICNM’ 13)
Dec.   5-7, 2013. B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India, Deakin University, Australia and Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia Structural, Spectroscopic and Magnetic study of Antimony Doped Nickel Ferrite International Conference on Nano Materials: Science, Technology and Applications (ICNM’ 13)
Dec.   5-7, 2013. B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India, Deakin University, Australia and Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia Preparation of Copper Thin Films Using DC-Sputtering Method and Its Structural and Magnetic Properties International Conference on Nano Materials: Science, Technology and Applications (ICNM’ 13)
Feb. 21-22, 2013 St. Joseph College (Autonomous) of Arts and Science, Cuddulore, India Electrical and Photoluminescence properties of Vanadium doped Zinc Oxide Compounds International conference on Emerging Trends in Physics (ICETP-13)
Feb. 21-22, 2013 St. Joseph College (Autonomous) of Arts and Science, Cuddulore, India Structural and Electrical Properties Of SmCoO3  Nanoparticles International conference on Emerging Trends in Physics (ICETP-13)
Jun.
10-14,
2012
St. Thomas College, Kottayam Dt, Kerala Synthesis of stable Anatase TiO2 Nanoparticles using sol-gel route International Conference on Materials Science and Technology (ICMST)

National conferences/ symposium/ seminars

Year Organized by Title Conference
Dec. 17-21 2013. DAE and held at Thapar University, Patiala, India Effect of Annealing Temperature on Titania Nanoparticles 58th DAE solid state Physics Symposium 2013
May 8-10, 2013 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay AC Conductivity and Photoluminescence studies on of Zn0.98V0.02O National Symposium for Materials Research Scholars-MR-13
Dec. 03-07, 2012 DAE and held at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Dielectric properties of Mn0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite nanoparticles 57th DAE solid state Physics Symposium (SSPS)-2012
Dec. 03-07, 2012 DAE and held at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of Ni2+ substituted cobalt nanoferrite using sol-gel method 57th DAE solid state Physics Symposium (SSPS)-2012
Dec. 19-23, 2012 DAE and held at SRM University, Kanchepuram, India Structural and magnetic properties of barium hexaferrrite prepared through sol-gel auto combustion technique 56th DAE- Solid State Physics Symposium (SSPS)-2011
Aug. 25-27, 2011 University of Madras, TamilNadu. Magnetic Study of Nickel Cobalt Ferrite Synthesized using PVA in Sol-Gel Auto-combustion Method National Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Aug. 25-27, 2011 University of Madras, TamilNadu. Synthesis, Structural and Magnetic Studies on Mn-Zn-Mg Mixed Ferrite Nanoparticles National Conference on NanoScience and Nanotechnology
Aug. 25-27, 2011 University of Madras, TamilNadu. Effect of pH on the Sol-Gel Auto-combustion Synthesis of BaFe12O19 and its structural and Magnetic Properties National Conference on NanoScience and Nanotechnology

Invited Talk/ Keynote address

Year Organized by Level of participation Conference
25th Mar. 2014 PG & Research Department of Physics,
Shanmuga Industries Arts and Science College (Co-Ed.)
Tiruvannnamalai-606 601.
Special address: Inspiring Physics in Nano regime One seminar on “Recent trends in Physics”
23rd Mar. 2014 Saminathan Vidyala Hr. Sec. School, Pondicherry Chief Guest address & Prize distribution Opening ceremony –Block-II
6th Apr. 2014 Saminathan Vidyala Hr. Sec. School, Pondicherry Inaugural address Inauguration of Eastern Creativity
21st Sep. 2013 Shri Sakthi kailash women’s college, Salem Invited talk: Nano regime in Ferrites National conference on ‘New trends in Nano materials’
24th Feb 2014 St. Joseph College (Autonomous) of Arts and Science, Trichy, India Novelties of Nanoregime of magnetic Materials National Conference on Advance Materials
21st Feb.  2013. St. Joseph College (Autonomous) of Arts and Science, Cuddulore, India Invited talk: Superparamagnetic signature in magnetic materials International conference on Emerging Trends in Physics (ICETP-13)
10th -13th Dec. 2012 Plasma Science Society of India and Department of Physics Pondicherry Central University National organizing Committee Member Symposium on Plasma 2012
12th Oct 2012 Bharathidasan Government College for Women, Pondicherry, India Special address: Impacts of Nano regime Inaugural Function of Physics Association
28th Aug. 2012 Indira Gandhi College for Arts and Science, Tiruchi, India Magnetic nano materials National Level Seminar on  Materials Research
28th Mar. 2012 Kanchi   Mamunivar Post Graduate Centre, Pondicherry, India Key note address: Novelties of Nanoregime National seminar on Advanced  materials
29th Feb. 2012 Saratha Gangadaran College of Arts and Science, Pondicherry,
 India.
Inaugural Address: Sir. C.V. Raman’s invention. National Science day
28th Feb.  2012. Tagore Arts College, Pondicherry, India Inaugural Address: Magnetic nanomaterials Natioanl Conference on Advances in Physics
11th Jan. 2011 Tamil state council for science and technology, Chennai & St.Joseph’s College for Arts and Science Special Address: Historical perspective of science- Integrated science education. Science awareness programme 
20th Sept 2011 Bharathiyar University Nano materials simple routes of synthesis Refresher Course
Honours / Awards (if any): 

Academic Honours/ Distinctions/ Awards received

  • Merit Scholarship in College level (1973-1976)

  • Post graduate Merit Scholarship in University Level (1976-78)

  • Direct UGC –Junior Research Fellowship (1978-1983)

  • Editor, Journal of Experimental Physics-Kamal Jeeth India

  • Editor, Tamil Science Conference Proceedings, Pondicherry University, India

  • Reviewer for various International journals like Journal of Material Science, Journal of Molecular Liquids, IOP Electronics Journals, Applied Surface science, Physica B, JMMM. MPC, Mater.Lett. JMS: Materials in Electronics, J. Crystal growth.

  • EDITOR, Annamalai University Science Journal, Annamalai Nagar, India.

Projects Undertaken: 

Details of Research Projects

S.No. Title Funding Period
Agency Fund (in lakhs)
1 Study of Equitorial Ionospheric Radio wave Scintillations at Pondicherry Major Research Project-DST 12.00 1989-1992
2 Palaeomagnetic Study using Astatic Magnetometer Major Research Project-UGC 3.00 1995-1998
3 Zero magnetic field Study of Dunite Rock of  Thiruvannamalai region Minor Research Project-UGC 0.50 2001-2002
4 Thermal and Zero Magnetic field Studies on Granulite   Rocks of Thiruvannamalai region Minor Research Project-UGC 1.50 2002-2003
5 Palaeomagnetic studies on Basic dykes occurring in the North Eastern part of the Southern Granulite Terrain of India Major Research Project-DST 35.00 2005-2008
6 Synthesis, properties and sensor performance of vanadium doped zinc oxide nanograins Major Research Project-UGC 10.00 2011-2014
7. MULTIFERROIC  effects in ferrites Major Research Project-BRNS 48.00 2012-
Books: 

Edited books

  • A Collection of oral presentation of Seminar on Particles in Physics – Science Day Celebrations, Department of Physics, Pondicherry University 2005

  • Proceedings of International Tamil Sangam Conference, Tamil Department, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry University, 24th -26th Dec 1994.

  • Proceedings of National Conference  on Recent Advances in Molecular Interactions (NCRAMI-2004)  Department of Physics,  PSG College of Arts &  Science Coimbatore, 26th-27th Mar 2004.

Contact Details
Telephone No: 
0413-2654408
Mobile No: 
+91-9443438161
Email: 
chandra.phy@pondiuni.edu.in, chandgc@gmail.com
Fax No: 
0413-2656988