RAVIKANTHKUMAR. V.V Professor

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  • Department of Physics
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • ravi.phy@pondiuni.edu.in,vv_ravikanth@yahoo.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 PhD Physics Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andrha Prad 1994
2 M.Sc Physics Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Andhra 1986
3 B Sc Maths, Physics, Chemistry Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andrha Prad 1983

Area of Specializaion

Condensed Matter Physics- Glasses/glass-ceramics, Spectroscopy & Photonic crystal fibres

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

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Reader Physics Department of Physics, Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry 605 014
2 Associate Professor Physics Department of Physics, Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry 605 014
3 Professor Physics Department of Physics, Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry 605 014

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 CSIR -Research Associate Physics School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046 Condensed matter Physics Eperimental
2 Research Officer Physics University of Bath, Bath, UK Photonics
3 Research Fellow Optoelectronics research Centre University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Photonics/Fibres

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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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 Third order nonlinear and optical limiting properties of alkaline bismuth borate glasses M. Veeramohan Rao, V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, N.K. Shihab and D. Narayana Rao Opt. Laser Technol. (ISSN: 0030-3992) 107 (Nov. 2018) 110-115 2018 2.109
2 Z-Scan studies of Barium Bismuth Borate Glasses M. Veeramohan Rao, V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, N.K. Shihab and D. Narayana Rao Optical Materials (ISSN: 0925-3467) . 84 (2018) 178 - 83. 2018 2.320
3 Broadband dielectric behavior of the Multiwall Carbon Nanotube-Bismuth Silicate glass-nanocomposite Toton Haldar and V.V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Alloys & Compounds ISSN: 0925-8388 Accepted (Sept 2018) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.053 2018 3.779
4 Structural and optical studies of rare earth-free bismuth silicate glasses for white light generation M. Laya Krishnan, M.M.Neetish and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) 201 (Sept. 2018) 442-450 2018 2.686
5 Photoluminescence investigation on ultraviolet–emitting Ce3+ , Mg2+ -ions-doped/co-doped CaAl12O19 phosphors Vijay Singh, N. Singh, Vikas Dubey, Pramod K. Singh, K.N. Shinde, and V.V. Ravi Kanth Kumar Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics ( 158 (April 2018) 1234-39 2018 0.835
6 Optical absorption and photoluminescence studies of Dy3+doped Alkaline earth bismuth borate glasses M. Veeramohan Rao, B.Shanmugavelu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) 187 (July 2017) 291-298 2017 2.686
7 Luminescence performance of Eu3+doped lead free zinc phosphate glasses for red emission5. Luminescence performance of Eu3+doped lead free zinc phospha Y. C. Ranakaram, V. Reddy Prasad, S.Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar Bulletin Mat. Sci. ( 0973-7669 (online)) 39 (4, Aug. 2016) 1065-72 2016 0.899
8 Warm White light generation in γ-irradiated Dy3+, Eu3+ codoped sodium aluminoborate glasses B.Hari Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) 169 Part A (Jan. 2016) 16-23 2016 2.686
9 Fabrication of porous silicon based tunable distributed Bragg reflectors by anodic etching of irradiated silicon V. S. Vendamani, Z.Y.Dang, P.Ramana, A. P. Pathak, V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, M.B.H.Breese and S. V. S. Nageswara Rao Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B (ISSN: 0168-583X) 358 (Sept. 2015) 105-111 2015 1.109
10 Synthesis of ultra-small silicon nanoparticles by femtosecond laser ablation of porous silicon V. S. Vendamani, Syed Hamad, V. Saikiran, A. P. Pathak, S. Venugopal Rao, V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar and S. V. S. Nageswara Rao J Materials Science (ISSN: 1573-4803 (electronic version)) 50 (4, Feb. 2015) 1666-672 2015 2.599
11 Photoluminescence and color tunability of c-irradiated Tb3+–Sm3+-codoped oxyfluoride aluminoborate glasses B. Hari Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Materials Science (ISSN: 1573-4803 (electronic version)) 49 (1, Jan. 2014) 415-423 2014 2.599
12 Luminescence studies of Dy3+doped bismuth zinc borate glasses B.Shanmugavelu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) 146(Feb. 2014) 358-63 2014 2.686
13 White light generation in Ce3+-Tb3+-Sm3+ codoped oxyfluoroborate glasses B. Hari Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) 154 (Oct. 2014) 334-338 2014 2.686
14 Photoluminescence properties and energy transfer in -irradiated Dy3+, Eu3+-codoped fluoroaluminoborate glasses B. Hari Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Materials Science (ISSN: 1573-4803 (electronic version)) 49 (23, Dec. 2014) 7959-69 2014 2.599
15 Optical properties of Nd3+ doped bismuth zinc borate glasses B.Shanmugavelu, V.Venkatramu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar Spectrochimica Acta Part:A-Mol. Bio-Mol. Spec. (ISSN: 1386-1425) 122 (March 2014) 422-27 2014 2.536
16 Third order nonlinear optical properties of bismuth zinc borate glasses B.Shanmugavelu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar, R.Kuladeep and D.Narayana Rao J Applied Physics (electronic ISSN (E-ISSN) i 1089-7550) 114 (24, Dec. 2013) 243103-1 to 6 2013 2.068
17 Photoluminescence properties of Tb-Eu-Mn-codoped fluoroborate glasses under -irradiation B.Haribabu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar J Applied Physics (electronic ISSN (E-ISSN) i 1089-7550) 114 (12, Sept 2013) 123512-1-9 2013 2.068
18 Thermal, Structural and Electrical Studies of Bismuth Zinc Borate Glasses B.Shanmugavelu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar Solid State Sciences (ISSN: 1293-2558) 20 (June 2013) 59-64 2013 1.811
19 Fluorescence properties and electron paramagnetic resonance studies of γ-iiradiated Sm3+doped oxyfluoroborate glasses B.Haribabu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar J Applied Physics (electronic ISSN (E-ISSN) i 1089-7550) 112 (9, Nov. 2012) 93516-1 -9 2012 2.068
20 Crystallisation kinetics and Phase transformation of Bismuth Zinc Borate Glass B.Shanmugavelu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar J. American Ceramic Society (Online ISSN:1551-2916) 95 (9, Sept. 2012) 2891-898 2012 2.841

Papers Published in 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 Structural and optical properties of γ-iiradiated BaF2-Bi2O3-SiO2 glasses M Laya Krishnan and V.V. Ravi Kanth Kumar J Luminsence (ISSN: 0022-2313) Volume 217, 116745 (1-10) 2020 3.280
2 Tunable negative permittivity of Bi2O3–SiO2/MWCNT glass-nanocomposites at radio frequency region Toton Haldar, Utkarsh Kumar, B. C. Yadav & V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (ISSN: 0957-4522 (print); 1573-482X (web)) Vol. 31, Issue 14, 11791–11800 2020 2.220

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 Photoluminescence properties of LiF Bismuth silicate glass M.Laya Krishnan and V.V. Ravi Kanth Kumar AIP Conference Proceedings 1942 (ISBN 978-0-7354-1634-5 070033 (4 pages 2018
2 Optical properties of Dy3+ doped Bismuth zinc borate Glass and Glass-ceramics B.Shanmugavelu and V.V.Ravi Kanth Kumar AIP Conf. Proc. 1447 579 2012
3 Absorption and Luminescence Properties of Sm3+ Doped Oxyfluoride Glasses B. Hari Babu and V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar International Conference on Research in Condensed Matter Physics Proceedings (ISBN: 978-93-82062-63-9) 1-3 2012

Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Bismuth Glasses- Linear & Non-linear optical studies DST-SERB 3yrs (June 2017 Approved) 45 lakhs (approx) 2017

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Crystallization kinetics of oxyfluoride glassess UGC MRP 3 years 9.268 2011
2 Solitons and Soliton Induced Supercontinuum Generation in Photonic crystal fibers with a liquid core (CoInvestigator) DST-DFG 2 3.423 2010
3 Glasses/Glass ceramics -Optical characteriation Pondicherry University Start up Grant 2 years 7.5 2007

Completed Consultancy Works

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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.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2012 M.PHIL 1 Physics
2 2010 M.PHIL 1 Physics
3 2009 M.PHIL 1 Physics
4 2008 M.PHIL 1 Physics
5 2007 M.PHIL 2 Physics

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 M Veeramohan Rao 29-09-2013 1300122008 Electrical and optical properties of alkaline earth bisumth borate glasses YES 17-07-2019 YES 18-11-2019
2 V.S. Vendamani 15-08-2009 Synthesis, characterization and ion beam analysis of silicon nanostructures YES 18-12-2015 YES 05-05-2015
3 B. Hari Babu 15-08-2007 Photoluminescence properties of Sm3+, Tb3+, Eu3+, Dy3+, Ce3+ and Mn2+-doped fluoroaluminoborate glasses for white light generation YES 05-05-2014 YES 10-09-2014
4 B. Shanmugavelu 05-07-2007 Thernal, electrical & optical studies of bismuth zinc borate glasses YES 10-03-2014 YES 25-08-2014

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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Details of Online Education Conducted

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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 Thermal Studies & Glass Ceramics DST-SERC school on Lasers and Non-linear optics DST-SERC & Pondicherry University National Workshop 22-03-2016 11-04-2016 2016
2 IR and Raman Spectroscopy DST-SERC school on Lasers and Non-linear optics DST-SERC & Pondicherry University National Workshop1 22-03-2016 11-04-2016 2016
3 Photonic Crystal fibres DST-SERC school on Lasers and Non-linear optics DST-SERC & Pondicherry University National Workshop 22-03-2016 11-04-2016 2016
4 Photoluminescence properties of Sm3+, Tb3+, Eu3+, Dy3+, Ce3+ & Mn2+ doped fluoroaluminoborate glasse International Seminar on glasses and other functional materials (ISGFM 2014) Department of Physics, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar, (AP), India International 11-12-2014 13-12-2014 2014
5 Rare earth doped glasses/glass-ceramics- White light generation UGC-Refresher Course Academic Staff college, Pondicherry University National 31-01-2013 31-01-2013 2013
6 Soft Glass- Photonic Crystal Fibres UGC-Refresher Course Academic Staff college, Pondicherry University National 31-01-2013 31-01-2013 2013
7 Rare earth doped glasses/glass-ceramics- White light generation 37th National Symposium of Optical Society of India Optical Socienty of India & Department of Physics, Pondicherry University National 23-01-2013 23-01-2013 2013
8 Photonic Crystal Fibres UGC-Refresher Course Academic Staff college, Pondicherry University National 22-06-2012 22-06-2012 2012
9 Glass, past, present & future UGC-Refresher Course Academic Staff college, Pondicherry University National 22-06-2012 22-06-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Coordinator/Centre Head March 2010-April 2013 Started & Established a new Department of Electronics Engineering
2 On line entrance Core Committee member April- June 2014 Question papers uploading, entrance conducing & evalution committee member
3 Admission & Evaluation committe member April- June 2015 Question papers uploading, entrance conducing & evalution committee member
4 Admission & Evaluation committe member April- June 2016 Question papers uploading, entrance conducing & evalution committee member
5 Admission & Evaluation committe member April- June 2017 Question papers uploading, entrance conducing & evalution committee member
6 Admission & Evaluation committe member April- June 2018 Question papers uploading, entrance conducing & evalution committee member
7 off line Evaluation committe member May 2013 Evaluation committee member
8 off line Evaluation committe member May 2012 Evaluation committee member
9 Admission & Evaluation committee member April-June 2019 Question papers uploading, entrance conducting & evaluation committee member
10 Coordinator, DST Purse Phase- II Sept 2016- Proposal preparation, submission to DST, Executing the PURSEgrant
11 Head, Department of Physics Oct. 2018- Head of Department

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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

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