Dr. V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar


Department of Physics

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Dr. V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar who joined in Department of Physics, Pondicherry University in May 2006 got a Ph.D. from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati in 1994. He worked as a Research Associate at the University of Hyderabad during 1995-2000. Then he worked for 4yrs at the University of Bath, UK in a pioneer group of Prof.Philip St.J.Russell where he fabricated first Tellurite Photonic Crystal fiber and demonstrated supercontinuum in SF6 glass photonic crystal fiber. Ravi also worked for one year in ORC, University of Southampton. At Pondicherry University he started the Electronics Engineering Department. His group mainly focuses on Glass/Glass-ceramics/Glass-nanocomposites with a focus on White-light generation/ laser-materials (rare-earth-doped) and random metamaterials.


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Notable Publications

Tunable negative permittivity of Bi2O3–SiO2/MWCNT glass-nanocomposites at radio frequency region. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 31, 11791–11800 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-020-03731-x

"Structural and optical studies of rare earth-free bismuth silicate glasses for white light generation, J. Lumin. 201, 442-450 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.05.023"

"Optical absorption and photoluminescence studies of Dy3+doped Alkaline earth bismuth borate glasses, J. Lumin. 181, 291-298 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2016.09.012"

Fluorescence properties and electron paramagnetic resonance studies of γiiradiated Sm3+doped oxyfluoroborate glasses, J. Appl. Phys. 112, 093516 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4764043

"Synthesis of ultra-small silicon nanoparticles by femtosecond laser ablation of porous silicon, J Mater Sci 50, 1666–1672 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-014-8727-9"

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