P.THILAKAN Associate Professor

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  • Centre for Green Energy Technology
  • Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies
  • thilakan@hotmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Physics Anna University, Guindy Campus, Chennai - 600 025, 1997
2 M.Sc., Physics Bharathidasan University 1991
3 B.Ed., Physical Science Bharathidasan University 1989
4 B.Sc., Physics Bharathidasan University 1988

Area of Specializaion

Semiconductor Nanostructures and Devices: Growth, Device fabrication and characterizations, Solar cell Materials and Device fabrication, High vacuum deposition systems, Thermoelectric devices and power systems, Solar photovoltaic power systems : design and installation

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best Poster Award NATIONAL National conference on advance in chemical engineering and science (ACES-2020), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Education 2020 Certificate of Merit
2 Best Poster Award : Ist Prize NATIONAL National conference on Emerging materials and methods for advanced applications(NCEMMA-2018), Dept. of Physics, Periyar University Salem, India 2018 Certificate of Merit
3 Best Poster Award : IInd Prize INTERNATIONAL Indo-US workshop on Advances in Solar Energy Systems and Utilization – Fast Forward with solar Mission, Institute of Energy Studies, Anna University 2014 Certificate of Merit
4 Best Poster Award: Ist Prize NATIONAL Seminar on Materials for Advanced Technology (SMAT-2014), Department of Physics, Periyar University, Salem, India 2014 Certificate of Merit
5 IITA – Visiting Professorship INTERNATIONAL Ministry of Information and Communication, South Korea under ITFSIP (IT Foreign Specialist Inviting Program) supervised by the (Institute of Informati 2008 Fellowship
6 TAO – Research Fellowship award INTERNATIONAL Telecommunication Advanced Research Organization (TAO) of Japan, Japan 2003 Fellowship
7 ENEA-Research Fellowship award INTERNATIONAL Italian National Laboratory for New Technologies (ENEA) Italy 1998 Fellowship
8 ICTP-UNESCO TRILL Fellowship award INTERNATIONAL International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy 1998 Fellowship
9 ENEA - Research Fellowship INTERNATIONAL Italian National Laboratory for New Technologies, Italy 1997 Fellowship
10 Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) NATIONAL Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) India 1995 Fellowship for 3 yea

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor School of Electrical Sciences Vellore Institute of Technology
2 Visiting Professor Department of Electrical Engineering Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea
3 Reader Centre for Green Energy Technology Pondicherry University
4 Associate Professor Centre for Green Energy Technology Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Research Technical Assistant Department of Nuclear Physics Madras University, Chennai Synthesis of Superconductivity compounds
2 Lecturer in Research Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute of Electronic Science Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fabrication of III-V QD Single Photon Device
3 Lecturer in Research Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute of Electronic Science Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fabrication of III-V QD Single Photon Device
4 Lecturer in Research Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute of Electronic Science Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fabrication of III-V QD Single Photon Device
5 Lecturer in Research Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute of Electronic Science Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fabrication of III-V QD Single Photon Device
6 Lecturer in Research Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute of Electronic Science Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fabrication of III-V QD Single Photon Device
7 Research Fellow Photonics Laboratory, School of Electrical Electronics Engineering Nanyang Technological University, Singapure Fabrication of III-V High Speed Photo detectors
8 VBL Lecturer in Research Department of Microstructure Devices, VBL Nagoya Institute of Technology Fabrication and Characterization of III-V Quantum Devices
9 Post Doctoral Researcher & ICTP Fellow ENEA Research Centre Italian National Laboratory for New Technologies (ENEA), Italy Fabrication of a-Si:H and CIGS2 solar cell
10 Research Scholar and CSIR Senior Research Fellow Crystal Growth Centre Anna University, Chennai Fabrication of ITO/InP Solar Cell
11 Senior Researcher MEMS Laboratory, Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan Process development for Nanoimprint lithography and electronic Doctor device

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Director Appasamy Research Institute : Appasamy Ocular devices, India R&D Administration, Research and Development
2 Scientist, Research and Development Maharishi Solar Technologies, India Development of a-Si:H/Si HIT Solar Cell

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 Served as Member Innovative Committee of Pondicherry University Specialised in Semiconductor Technology Development served

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Preparation of Rutile TiO2 Sol-gel APPLIED 201941053362 2020 NATIONAL NO
2 Processing of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) P-N junction thermoelectric device APPLIED 201941053366 2020 NATIONAL NO
3 Morphologically controlled growth and the achievement of lowest lattice thermal conductivity in Se doped n-type Bi2Te3 hexagonal nanoplatelets APPLIED 201941053369 2020 NATIONAL NO
4 Preparation of colossal Permittivity Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) APPLIED 201641001695 2016 NATIONAL NO
5 Thermoelectric LED lighting system APPLIED 2471/CHE/2015 2015 NATIONAL NO
6 Preparation of wideband TiO2 antireflection coating for silicon solar cells APPLIED No: 824/CHE/2014 2014 NATIONAL NO
7 Preparation of luminescent nanocrystalline Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) APPLIED No: 825/CHE/2014 2014 NATIONAL NO
8 Preparation of Combined porous TiO2 Oxide material GRANTED Japanese International Patent (2005) No.2005-23752 2005 INTERNATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Influence of nitrogen dopant source on the structural, photolumines-cence and electrical properties of ZnO thin films deposited by pulsed spray pyroly B. KaniAmuthan, S. Vinoth, Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy, P. Thilakan Ceramics International Vol.45, 24324 -24330 2019 -
2 Investigations on the correlation between surface texturing histogram and the spectral reflectance of (100) Crystalline Silicon substrate textured usi B. S. Akila, K. Vaithinathan, T. Balaganapathi, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Sensors and Actuators A: Vol.263, 445-450 2017 -
3 Bi2Te3 thin hexagonal nanoplatelets : Synthesis and its characterization studies S. Vinoth, T. Balaganapathi, B. KaniAmuthan, T. Arun, I. Panneer Muthuselvam, Fang-Cheng Chou and P. Thilakan Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures Vol.92, 17–22. 2017 -
4 Synthesis, Characterization and dye adsorption studies of porous brookite and mixed brookite with rutile TiO2 using PEG assisted sol-gel synthesis pro T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Materials Research Bulletin Vol.91, 114 –121 2017 -
5 PEG assisted synthesis of porous TiO2 using sol-gel processing and its characterization studies T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Materials Chemistry and Physics Vol.189, 52-55. 2017 -
6 Controlled synthesis of brookite and combined brookite with rutile phase of Titanium Di-oxide and its characterization studies T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth, T. Arun and P. Thilakan Ceramics International Vol.43 2438-2440. 2017 -
7 Power performance characterization of multi-crystalline silicon solar cells and its module at outdoor exposure Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam and P. Thilakan International Journal of Green Energy Vol.14, 9-14. 2017 -
8 Development of textured ITO optical windows for photovoltaic applications N. Tamilselvan and P. Thilakan Journal of Conference papers in Energy Vol.2, 5-8 2013 -
9 Investigations on the Outdoor Performance Characteristics of Multi-crystalline Silicon Solar Cell and Module S. Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam, P. Thilakan and N. Tamilselvan Journal of Conference papers in Energy Vol.1, 1-4. 2013 -
10 Outdoor performance characterization of multi-crystalline solar module S. Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam and P. Thilakan Journal of Applied Sciences Vol.12, 1953-1959 2012 -
11 Studies on the Assembly Induced Performance Losses in Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar PV Module S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan, P. Neelamegam and R. N. Srinath European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.62, 248-256 2011 -
12 Deposition and Characterization of nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Films by Modified Pulsed-Spray-pyrolysis Periyasamy Thilakan, D. Mohan Radheep, K. Saravanakumar and G. Sasikala Semiconductor Science and. Technology Vol.24, 085020 2009 -
13 Fabrication and Characterization of High Q Microdisk laser using InAs Quantum Dot active regions P. Thilakan, G. Sasikala and I. Suemune Nanotechnology Vol.17, 1–4 2006 -
14 Structural and luminescence properties of InAs Quantum Dots: effects of Nitrogen exposure on Dot surfaces G. Sasikala, I. Suemunea), P. Thilakan, H. Kumano, and K. Uesugi Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Letters Vol.45, L1512-L1515 2006 -
15 Observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction oscillation during MOMBE growth of AlAs and related modulated semiconductor structures G.Sasikala, P. Thilakan , M. Kurimoto, H. Kumao, K. Uesug , I. Suemune, H.Machid and N. Shimoyama Physica E Vol.21, 756 –760 2004 -
16 Observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction oscillation during metalorganic-molecular-beam epitaxy of AlAs and control of carbon incorp G. Sasikala, M. Kurimoto, P. Thilakan, K. Uesugi and I. Suemune Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 94, 4871-4875 2003 -
17 High-Density Plasma Enhanced Quantum Well Intermixing in InGaAs/InGaAsP Structure Using Argon Plasma Hery Susanto Djie,Ting Mei,Jesudoss Arokiaraj, Periyasamy Thilakan Japanese Journal of Applied Physics vol.41, L867-869 2002 -
18 Growth and Characterization of InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dots like structures on GaAs/Si substrate by AP-MOCVD Periyasamy THILAKAN, Z.I. Kazi and T. Egawa Applied Surface Science Vol.191, 196-204 2002 -
19 Realisation of GaAs/AlGaAs Lasers on Si substrates using Epitaxial Lateral Overgrowth by MOCVD Z.I. Kazi, Periyasamy Thilakan, T. Egawa, M. Umeno and T. Jimbo Japanese Journal of Applied Physics vol.40, 4903-4906 2001 -
20 Investigations on the Structural properties of RF magnetron sputtered Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films P. Thilakan, C. Minarini, S. Loreti and E. Terzini Thin Solid Films Vol.388, 34-40 2001 -
21 Oxidation dependent crystallization behaviour of IO and ITO films deposited by Reactive Thermal Deposition Technique P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Materials Science and Engineering B Vol.55, 195-200 2000 -
22 Modification in the Chemical Bath Deposition Apparatus, Growth and Characterization of CdS semi conducting thin films for Photovoltaic Applications G. Sasikala, P. Thilakan and C. Subramanian Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells Vol. 62, 275-293 2000 -
23 Study of the Electrical and Junction properties of ITO thin films deposited on CdTe and InP substrates H. Yakubu and P.Thilakan Renewable Energy Vol.20,155-159 2000 -
24 Properties of High Temperature RF magnetron sputtered ITO E. Terzini, P. Thilakan, C. Minarini Materials Science and Engineering B Vol.77, p 110-116 2000 -
25 Modification in the Chemical Bath Deposition Apparatus, Growth and Characterization of CdS semi conducting thin films for Photovoltaic Applications G. Sasikala, P. Thilakan and C. Subramanian Solid State Phenomena Vol.v67-68, 291-296 1999 -
26 Development of Large area Device quality Indium-Tin-Oxide thin films by Magnetron Sputtering P. Thilakan, E. Terzini, G. Nobile, S. Loreti, T. Polichetti and C.Minarini and G. Sasikala Solid State Phenomena Vol.67-68, 565-570 1999 -
27 Properties of RF magnetron sputtered ITO thin films deposited at low power density and Substrate Temperature E.Terzini, G. Nobile, S. Loreti, C.Minarini,T. Polichetti and P.Thilakan Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 38, 3448-3452 1999 -
28 Investigations on the annealing effect on reactively deposited ITO thin films P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Physica Status Solidi (A), Vol.160, 97-104 1997 -
29 Studies on the preferred orientational changes and its influenced properties on ITO films P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Vacuum Vol.48, 463-466 1997 -
30 Reactive Thermal Deposition of Indium Oxide and Tin doped Indium Oxide thin films on InP substrates P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Thin Solid Film Vol.292, 50-55 1997 -
31 Deposition and Characterization of Indium Oxide and Indium Tin Oxide semi conducting thin films by Reactive Thermal Deposition technique P. Thilakan, S. Kalainathan, J. Kumar and P. Ramasamy Journal .of Electronic Materials Vol.20 , 719-723 1995 -

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Investigations on the correlation between surface texturing histogram and the spectral reflectance of (100) Crystalline Silicon substrate textured usi 10. B. S. Akila, K. Vaithinathan, T. Balaganapathi, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 263 , 445-450 2017 2.311
2 Bi2Te3 thin hexagonal nanoplatelets : Synthesis and its characterization studies 9. S. Vinoth, T. Balaganapathi, B. KaniAmuthan, T. Arun, I. Panneer Muthuselvam, Fang-Cheng Chou and P. Thilakan Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 92, 17–22 2017 2.399
3 Synthesis, Characterization and dye adsorption studies of porous brookite and mixed brookite with rutile TiO2 using PEG assisted sol-gel synthesis pro 8. T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Materials Research Bulletin 91, 114–121 2017 2.873
4 PEG assisted synthesis of porous TiO2 using sol-gel processing and its characterization studies T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth and P. Thilakan Materials Chemistry and Physics 189, 52-55 2017 2.210
5 Controlled synthesis of brookite and combined brookite with rutile phase of Titanium Di-oxide and its characterization studies T. Balaganapathi, B. Kaniamuthan, S. Vinoth, T. Arun and P. Thilakan Ceramics International 43 , 2438-2440 2017 3.057
6 Power performance characterization of multi-crystalline silicon solar cells and its module at outdoor exposure S. Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam and P. Thilakan International Journal of Green Energy 14, 9-14 2017 1.171
7 Development of textured ITO optical windows for photovoltaic applications N. Tamilselvan and P. Thilakan Conference papers in Energy, 1-5 2013 4.968
8 Investigations on the Outdoor Performance Characteristics of Multi-crystalline Silicon Solar Cell and Module S. Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam, P. Thilakan and N. Tamilselvan Conference papers in Energy 2013, 1-4 2013 4.968
9 Outdoor Performance Characterization of Multi-crystalline Solar Module 37. S. Parthasarathy, P. Neelamegam and P. Thilakan Journal of Applied Sciences, 12(18) 1953-59. 2012 0.48
10 Studies on the Assembly Induced Performance Losses in Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar PV Module S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan, P. Neelamegam and R. N. Srinath European Journal of Scientific Research, 62 (2) 248-256 2011 0.63
11 Deposition and Characterization of nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Films by Modified Pulsed-Spray-pyrolysis 35. Periyasamy Thilakan, D. Mohan Radheep, K. Saravanakumar and G. Sasikala Semiconductor Science and Technology 24 , 085020 2009 2.280
12 Fabrication and Characterization of High Q Microdisk laser using InAs Quantum Dot active regions 31. P. Thilakan, G. Sasikala and I. Suemune Nanotechnology 17, 1–4 2006 3.404
13 Structural and luminescence properties of InAs Quantum Dots: effects of Nitrogen exposure on Dot surfaces 30. G. Sasikala, I. Suemunea), P. Thilakan, H. Kumano, and K. Uesugi Japanese journal of applied Physics Lettsrs 45, L1512-L1515. 2006 1.452
14 Observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction oscillation during MOMBE growth of AlAs and related modulated semiconductor structures G.Sasikala, P. Thilakan , M. Kurimoto, H. Kumao, K. Uesug , I. Suemune, H.Machid and N. Shimoyama Physica E 21, 756 – 760 2004 2.399
15 Observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction oscillation during metalorganic-molecular-beam epitaxy of AlAs and control of carbon incorp 24. G. Sasikala, M. Kurimoto, P. Thilakan, K. Uesugi and I. Suemune J. of Appl. Phy., 94, 4871-4875 2003 2.176
16 High-Density Plasma Enhanced Quantum Well Intermixing in InGaAs/InGaAsP Structure Using Argon Plasma 23. Hery Susanto Djie,Ting Mei,Jesudoss Arokiaraj, Periyasamy Thilakan Jpn. journal of Applied Physics 41, L867-869 2002 1.452
17 Growth and Characterization of InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dots like structures on GaAs/Si substrate by AP-MOCVD Periyasamy THILAKAN, Z.I. Kazi and T. Egawa Applied Surface Science, . 191, 196-204 2002 4.439
18 Realisation of GaAs/AlGaAs Lasers on Si substrates using Epitaxial Lateral Overgrowth by MOCVD Z.I. Kazi, Periyasamy Thilakan, T. Egawa, M. Umeno and T. Jimbo Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40, 4903-4906 2001 1.452
19 Investigations on the Structural properties of RF magnetron sputtered Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films P. Thilakan, C. Minarini, S. Loreti and E. Terzini Thin Solid Films, vol.388, 34-40 2001 1.939
20 Oxidation dependent crystallization behaviour of IO and ITO films deposited by Reactive Thermal Deposition Technique P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Materials Science and Engineering B. 55, 195-200 2000 3.316
21 Modification in the Chemical Bath Deposition Apparatus, Growth and Characterization of CdS semi conducting thin films for Photovoltaic Applications G. Sasikala, P. Thilakan and C. Subramanian Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells, 62, 275-293 2000 5.018
22 Study of the Electrical and Junction properties of ITO thin films deposited on CdTe and InP substrates H. Yakubu and P.Thilakan Renewable Energy, 20,155-159 2000 4.90
23 Properties of High Temperature RF magnetron sputtered ITO E. Terzini, P. Thilakan, C. Minarini Materials Science and Engineering B, 77, p 110-116 2000 3.316
24 Modification in the Chemical Bath Deposition Apparatus, Growth and Characterization of CdS semi conducting thin films for Photovoltaic Applications 12. G. Sasikala, P. Thilakan and C. Subramanian Solid State Phenomena, 67-68, 291-296 1999 0.39
25 Development of Large area Device quality Indium-Tin-Oxide thin films by Magnetron Sputtering P. Thilakan, E. Terzini, G. Nobile, S. Loreti, T. Polichetti and C.Minarini and G. Sasikala Solid State Phenomena, 67-68, 565-570 1999 0.39
26 Properties of RF magnetron sputtered ITO thin films deposited at low power density and Substrate Temperature E.Terzini, G. Nobile, S. Loreti, C.Minarini,T. Polichetti and P.Thilakan Japanese. journal of Appl. Physics 38, 3448-3452 1999 1.452
27 Investigations on the annealing effect on reactively deposited ITO thin films P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Physica Status Solidi (A) 160, 97-104 1997 1.775
28 Studies on the preferred orientational changes and its influenced properties on ITO films P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Vacuum 48, 463-466 1997 2.067
29 Reactive Thermal Deposition of Indium Oxide and Tin doped Indium Oxide thin films on InP substrates P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Thin Solid Films 292, 50-55 1997 1.939
30 Deposition and Characterization of Indium Oxide and Indium Tin Oxide semi conducting thin films by Reactive Thermal Deposition technique 4. P. Thilakan, S. Kalainathan, J. Kumar and P. Ramasamy Journal of Electronic Materials, 20 , 719-723 1995 1.579

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Green Energy Technology, Energy Conservation and Climate Change mitigation in South-Asia P. Thilakan Proceedings of Integrating Global Responses to Climate Change and Energy Security, organized at Centre for South Asian Studies Kathmandu Vol.1, 7-8 2015
2 Investigations on the Outdoor Performance Characteristics of Multi-crystalline Silicon Solar Cell and Module S.Parthasarathy, P.Neelamegam and P.Thilakan Proc. International conference on Solar Energy Photovoltaics (ICSEP-2012), KIIT, Bhubaneswar, India Vol.1, 49-53 2012
3 Development of textured ITO optical windows for photovoltaic applications N.Tamilselvan and Periyasamy Thilakan Proc. International conference on Solar Energy Photovoltaics (ICSEP-2012), KIIT, Bhubaneswar, India Vol.1, 17-21 2012
4 Development of Nanocrystalline Indiun Tin Oxide(ITO) thin films using RF-magnetron sputtering N.Tamilselvan and Periyasamy Thilakan Proc. of the 27th National Conference on Plasma Science & Technology , Plasma-2012, Pondicherry, India. Vol.1, 72-75 2012
5 Investigations of the impact of series resistance on the performance of solar cells S. Parthasarathy, P. Thilakan and P. Neelamegam Proc. Of International conf. on energy engineering, Pondicherry Engineering college, Pondicherry, India Vol.1, 73-75 2009
6 The Future of nanotechnology P. Thilakan, G. Sasikala Proc. of SOFTCOM 2007, SRM Nagar, Chennai – 603 Vol.1, 203 2007
7 Great possibilities of Thermal nano imprint on Various materials by Ni mold T. Kusura, A. Kanai, P. Thilakan, H. Goto and R. Maida Proc. of the NNT conference, Viena, Austria Vol. 1, 19-20 2004
8 III-V-N Related Semiconductor Quantum Nanostructures for Optical-Fiber Communications Suemune, S. Ganapathy, P.Thilakan, K. Uesugi, and H. Kumano Proceedings of APCOT., 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and micro-nano technology, Sapporo, Japan Vol.1, 22-23 2004
9 Room Temperature Emission from InAs QDs/GaNAs (SCL) active region embedded in GaAs Microdisk cavity P. Thilakan, G. Sasikala, H. Kumano and I. Suemune Proc. Of the 7th Intl. conf. on Contemporary Photonics Technologies (CPT 2004), Tokyo, Japan Vol.1, 75-76 2004
10 Observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction oscillation during MOMBE growth of AlAs and related modulated semiconductor structures G. Sasikala, P. Thilakan , M. Kurimoto, H. Kumano, K. Uesugi, I. Suemune, H.Machid and N. Shimoyama Proc. MSS-11, Nara, Japan, Vol.1, 16-19 2003
11 Quality Improved MOCVD GaAs Epitaxial Layers on Si Substrate for Photonics Applications Periyasamy THILAKAN and Xu Chang Qing, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 4594, 139- 2001
12 Fabrication and optical Properties of sol-gel derived interference coating for high power laser applications Q.Y. Zhang, K. Pita. C.Q. Xu, W.X. Que, S. Hinooda, P. Thilakan Proc. Of SPIE Vol. 4594, 168- 2001
13 Comparative Investigation of Sputtered and MOCVD i-ZnO in CuInS2 Based Solar Cells E.Terzini, A. Antoniaia, P. Thilakan S. Aprea Proc. Of 16th EU-PVSE conf., Glasgow vol.1, 674-677 2000
14 Development and application of low temperature RF magnetron sputtered ITO thin films for a-Si:H based p/i/n junction solar cells P. Thilakan, E. Terzini, G. Nobile and T. Polichetti Proc. of the 26 IEEE PVSE conference, USA Vol.1, 667-670 1997
15 Texture Switching of IO and ITO thin films prepared by Reactive Thermal Deposition Technique P. Thilakan and J. Kumar Proc. of 10th Intl. Conf. on Surface Modification Technologies, Singapore, Vol.1, 152-155 1996
16 Growth and Characterization of Optical Window Materials P. Thilakan, S. Kalainathan, J. Kumar and P. Ramasamy Proc. of the Conf. on Emerging op-to electronic Technologies, McGraw Hill Publishers, India Vol.1, 373-376 1994
17 Fabrication and Efficiency measurement of Space quality ITO/p-InP solar cells P. Thilakan, S. Kalainathan, J. Kumar and P. Ramasamy Proc. of the IInd national Tamil conf., India , Vol. 1,1-4 1993
18 Growth and characterization of In2O3 thin films by Reactive Evaporation Technique P. Thilakan, S. Kalainathan, J. Kumar and P. Ramasamy Proc. of the Vth National Seminar on Crystal Growth, Anna University, India, Vol.1, 157-160 1993

Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Development of a-Si:H based solar cell Maharishi Solar Technologies, Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, India One Year 50 Lakhs 2007
2 Investigation of NLO behaviour of KDP crystal : Co-Principal investigator DRDO, India 3 Years 12 2006
3 Realization of crack free Thickfilm PZT for the application to piezo cantilever fabrication : Co-Principal Investigator DST, India 3 years 17 LAKHS 2006

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Installation and commissioning of Gas Cabinet and gas line for a-Si:H & SiN deposition system Maharishi Solar Technologies, Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, India 6 months - 2007
2 Refurbishing of SiN deposition system Maharishi Solar Technologies, Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, India 6 months - 2007
3 Source Loading and re-installation of Molecular Beam Epitaxial System for III-V crystalline thin film deposition Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore One week - 2006

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.TECH 4 Department of Green Energy Technology
2 2019 M.TECH 5 Centre for Green Energy Technology
3 2018 M.TECH 5 Centre for Green Energy Technology
4 2016 M.TECH 3 Centre for Green Energy Technology
5 2015 M.TECH 5 Centre for Green Energy Technology
6 2014 M.TECH 5 Centre for Green Energy Technology
7 2013 M.TECH 3 Centre for Green Energy Technology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Akila B. S Aug.2011 - Controlled Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles with phase stability and their fine tuning for efficient applications YES - NO
2 T. Balaganapathi Aug.2012 PU/Dean/MSGET/DC/2012-13 dated 12.03.2013 Controlled Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles with phase stability and their fine tuning for efficient applications YES - YES 2019

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Photovoltaic Devices and Power Generation National level workshop on Energy conversion and Energy storage devices (ECSD-2019) . of Physics, Periyar University, Salem, – 636011 National 20 Fe.2020 22, Feb.2020 2020
2 Recent development in renewable energy technologies National level workshop on recent development in renewable energy technologies (NWRRET-18) Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai National 27, Sep.2018 - 2018
3 Progress in Photovoltaic Technology National Conference on Energy Materials-2018 (NCEM-2018) Department of Physics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli National 28, Jun.2018 29,Jun.2018 2018
4 Renewable Energy DAE sponsored National conference on Recent Innovations in Advanced Material Science (RIAMS-2018) Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu National 30, Mar.2018 31, Mar.2018 2018
5 Energy Technologies National Seminar on Bio resource Technology for Bio-fuels, Bio energy and Environmental Sustainability (BIOENS’17) Karpaka Vinayaka College of Engineering and Technology, Senkalpattu National 23, Mar.2017 24, Mar.2017 2017
6 Energy Technology and the Environment One day National Workshop on Bio-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Technologies-A Future Approach Dept. of Physics, Velalar College Engineering and Technology, Erode, Tamilnadu National 16, Mar.2017 - 2017
7 Energy and Nanotechnologies Indian Academy of Sciences sponsored workshop Dep. of Physics, Khader Mohideen Arts and Science College, Adhirampattinam National 19, Mar.2017 - 2017
8 Advances in Photovoltaic device Technology National Seminar on Recent Trends in Material Science (RTMS-2017) PG & Research Department of Physics, Rajah Serfoji Government College (Autonomous), Thanjavur National 12, Oct, 2017 - 2017
9 Nano-Approach in Renewable Energy National level workshop on Nanotechnology in Energy and Environment PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Selvamm Arts & Science College, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu National 22, Dec.2017 - 2017
10 PV Technology: Challenges and Manpower Development National Seminar and Expo Renewable Energy Technology Kerala Renewable Energy Entrepreneur & Promoters Association, Kerala National 27, Feb.2016 - 2016
11 Food and energy for Human: A green Aproach National Seminar on The Mission towards Emerging Strategies in Food Science and Nutrition Dept. of Nutrition & Dietetics, Vellalar College for Women, (Autonomous), Erode National 23, Dec.2016 - 2016
12 Energy, Environment and the Energy Technology National Seminar on Energy and Environment Karpaka Vinayaka College of Engineering and Technology, Senkalpattu National 5, Feb.2016 - 2016
13 Energy and the Engineering Technologies National Seminar on Contemporary Research in Advanced Material Science-CRAMS’16 SRM University, Vadapalani, Tamilnadu National 5, Aug.2016 - 2016
14 Green Energy Technology ASC Refresher Course-Material Science Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu National 14, Nov.2016 - 2016
15 Nanomaterial synthesis and its efficient applications National Conference on Advanced Materials (NCAM – 2016) Dept. of Physics, Periyar University, Salem National 25, Feb.2016 - 2016
16 Solar cells and Solar Power Plant Engineering Semiconductor Materials and Devices for Energy Applications Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts college for Women (Autonomous) , Palani National 25, Mar.2015 - 2015
17 Epitaxial growth of aligned InAs quantum dots (QDs) and its Characterization studies 25th National Seminar on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (XXV-NSCGE-2015) Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai-25 National 6, Feb.2015 - 2015
18 Nanotechnology and its applications Nanoscience and Technology for the Rural Development Dept. of Physics, Thirukolanjiappar Government Arts College, Virudhachalam National 14, Sep.2015 - 2015
19 Green Energy Technology, Energy Conservation and Climate Change mitigation in South-Asia International conference on Integrating Global Responses to Climate Change and Energy Security Centre for South Asian Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal International 7, Jl.2015 8 Jul.2015 2015
20 Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Technologies Day National Level Seminar on Emerging Trends in Frontiers of Chemistry Sri G.V.G. Visalakshi College for Women, Udumalpet, Tamil Nadu, National 30, Dec.2014 - 2014
21 Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization Techniques UGC Refresher Course on Instrumentation Sciences-Batch II Department of Central Instrumentation and Service Laboratory, University of Madras National 18, Nov.2014 18, Dec.2014 2014
22 Energy materials and Devices National conference on Energy conversion and storage materials, Sarada Mahavidyalam Arts and Science college for Women, Ulundurpettai, Tamil Nadu National 2, Mar.2002 - 2002

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 National School on SMART materials - 97 : Member, Local Organizing Committee - Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras National 3, Oct.1997 7, Oct.1997 1997
2 National Conference on Fundamentals of Crystal Growth: Member Local Organizing committee - Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras National - - 1996
3 VIth National Seminar on Crystal Growth (VI NSCG-1995): Member Local Organizing committee - Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras National - - 1995
4 International School on Advanced Electronic Materials: Member,Local organizing Committee - Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras International - - 1995
5 5th National Seminar on Crystal. Growth (V NSCG-1993): Member Local Organizing committee - Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras National 18, Nov.1993 20, Nov.1993 1993

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Second One Day National Workshop on Green Energy Technologies Pondicherry University Centre for Green Energy Technology National 7, Apr.2016 - 2016
2 Hands-on Workshop on Application of Virtual Instrumentation in Energy Studies Pondicherry University Centre for Green Energy Technology National 6, Mar.2015 7, Mar.2015 2015
3 First One day National Workshop on Green Energy Technologies Pondicherry University Centre for Green Energy Technology National 27, Mar.2015 - 2015

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Centre Head Centre for Green Energy Technology 2012 - 2016 Administration of the Centre (Establishment, academic and management)
2 Member Court of Pondicherry University 2015 Administration
3 Member Innovative Committee of Pondicherry University 2013 Research
4 Member Board of Studies Centre for Nanoscience and Technology, MSGET, Pondicherry University 2016 academics - Development of curriculum
5 Member Board of studies in Physics, Department of Physics, Rajah Serfoji Gov’t College (Autonomous), Than 3 years (2018 onwards) Academics : Development of Curriculum
6 University Member, Governing Body Governing Body of Krishnasamy College for Education for Women, Puducherry 3 years Academics
7 Member, School Board Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies 9 years Academics : Development of Curriculum

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Indian Physics Association Life member 2010
2 Japanese Society for Applied Physics member 2004
3 Electrochemical Society Student Member 1993
4 Indian Association for Crystal Growth Life member 1992

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Wind Turbine Construction Workshop Auroville, Puducherry Auroville, Puducherry 8 days 13, Jul.2011 20, Jiul.2011 2011
2 Third Workshop on Thin Film Physics and Technology International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy 21 days 8, Mar.1999 27, Mar.1999 1999
3 Workshop on Porous Silicon Materials and Applications ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy - - - 1998
4 7. Workshop on Photolithography Techniques ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy - - - 1998
5 Workshop on “Physics of Photovoltaic Materials and solar cells ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy ENEA-Photovoltaic Research Center, Portici (NA), Italy - - - 1997
6 Summer School on SMART- Materials Crystal Growth Centre, Crystal Growth Centre,Anna University, Chennai, India - - - 1997
7 International School on Advanced Electronic Materials processing technologies Crystal Growth Centre Crystal Growth Centre,Anna University, Chennai, India - - - 1995
8 Advanced lecture series on High vacuum technologies and sample preparation and characterization techniques Nuclear Science Centre, Aruna Azaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India Nuclear Science Centre, Aruna Azaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India 21 days - - 1995
9 International Workshop on Ion Beam application Technologies Indhira Ghandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Kalpakkam, India - - - 1993

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date