Dr. P. Thilagan

Designation: 
Associate Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.Physics Materialsand Device Processing : Solar cellAnna University, Chennai1997
2M.Sc.PhysicsBharathidasan University1991
3B.Ed.Physical ScienceBharathidasan University1989
4B.Sc.PhysicsBharathidasan University1988
Area of Specialization/Interest: 


Semiconductor nanostructures and devices: growth, device fabrication and characterizations, Solar cell Materials and device fabrication & Solar cell power plant design and development.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS :

  • S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan and P. Neelamegam, “Investigations of the impact of series resistance on the performance of solar cells” Proc. Of International conf. on energy engineering, Pondicherry Engineering college, Pondicherry, India, (2009)73-75
  • Periyasamy Thilakan, D. Mohan Radheep, K. Saravanakumar and G. Sasikala Deposition and Characterization of nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Films by Modified Pulsed-Spray-pyrolysis” Semiconductor Science and Technology Semicond. Sci. Technol. 24 (2009) 085020
  • S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan, P. Neelamegam and R.N. Sreenth “Performance analysis of Si solar cells before and after module assembly” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2010)

Number of papers presented/accepted in the conferences :

  • Periyasamy Thilakan, K. Saravanakumar, P. Neelamegam, G. Sasikala and Junsin Yi, “Bandgap properties of N-doped ZnO Thin Films deposited by Modified Pulsed Spray-Pyrolysis” ISPSA-2008, Jeju, South Korea,
  • P. Thilakan, E. Terzini, G. Sasikala and Junsin Yi, “Strategic approach on the achievement of highly conducting ITO thin Films by RF magnetron sputtering for solar cell application” Renewable Energy Conference, Oct- 2008, South Korea
  • K. Saravanakumar, G. Sasikala, P. Neelamegam, R. Sreenath and P. Thilakan “Invesitgations on the impact of Zn precursor molar concentration on the properties of ZnO thin films deposited by spray pyrolysis” International conference on active/smart materials 2009, Thiagaraja Engineering College, Madurai, India, Jan.7-9, (2009).
  • S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan and P. Neelamegam, “Investigations of the impact of series resistance on the performance of solar cells” Proc. Of International conf. on energy engineering, Pondicherry Engineering college, Pondicherry, India, Jan.7-9 (2009).
  • K. Saravananakumar, R.N. Sreenath and Periyasamy Thilakan “Deposition and Characterization of a-Si:H thin films using industrial RF-PECVD for solar cell application” PVSEC18, Science city convention center, Kolkatta, Jan.19-23 (2009)S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan, P. Neelamegham and R.N. Sreenath, “Investigations on the solar cell performance characteristics before and after module assembly” ICRE-2010, Anna University, Chennai, Aug.(2010)
  • P. Thilakan, “Solar cell and solar Photovoltaic power systems” invited to present an invited talk in the “Arivuyeal Tamil Conference” organized by Dept. of Physics, Anna University on Oct,2010
  • P. Thilakan, E. Terzini, G. Nobile and G. Sasikala, “ Direct RF magnetron Sputtering of ITO for a-Si:H solar cell applications” Oral presentation ICRE-2011, Jaipur, India.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 

INTERNATIONAL :

  • P. Thilakan, Invited Talk “Photovoltaic Measurement Technology” Workshop on Energy and Lighting Technology, Jeju, South Korea, Mar.2008.
  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk “Fabrication and characterization of amorphous Si:H solar cell” LG Energy research center, Seoul, South Korea Aug.2008
  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk “Fabrication aspects of amorphous Si:H solar cell” DJ solar technology research center, Seoul, South Korea, Aug.2008


NATIONAL :

  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk on Introduction to Nanotechnology” Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Sept.24, 2008
  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk “Fundamentals of Nanotechnology” AICTE-ISTE workshop on Nanotechnology, Adhiyaman college of Engineering, Mar.2009
  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk “Applications of Nanotechnology” AICTE-ISTE workshop on Nanotechnology, Adhiyaman college of Engineering, Mar.2009.
  • P. Thilakan, Invited talk “Nanotechnology in Medicine” AICTE-ISTE workshop Karunya University, Mar.2009
  • P. Thilakan, “Solar Energy and its applications” ISTE-Chapter annual lecture, Kings college, Thanjavur, Mar.30, (2009).
  • P. Thilakan, “Nanotechnology in Biology/Medical applications” SDP on Role of Biomarkers in Environment & Biodiversity Maintanence” Jun.16,(2009).
  • P. Thilakan “Applications of Nanotechnology” Lecture in UGC-refresher course on Nanotechnology, Academic staff college, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, 16,Aug.(2009)
  • P. Thilakan “Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics” Lecture in UGC-refresher course on Nanotechnology, Academic staff college, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, 21,Aug.(2009).
  • P. Thilakan, “Applications of Nanotechnology” Lecture delivered at Muthurangan Gov`t Arts College, Vellore, Mar.2010
  • P. Thilakan “ Nanotechnology for Engineering Applications” Invited Lecture delivered at TRB Engineering college, Trichy Dec.2010
Contact Details
Email: 
head.get@pondiuni.edu.in, thilaganp.get@pondiuni.edu.in