Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan

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education

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
    Ph.D., Chemistry (1991)
    Dissertation: "Combustion Synthesis of Spinel Perovskite and K2NIF4 Oxides."

  • Loyola College, University of Madras, Chennai, India
    M.Sc., Chemistry (1986)

  • Loyola College, University of Madras, Chennai, India
    B.Sc., Chemistry (1983)

experience

 

Professional Experience

  • Director, UGC National center for Nano Science and  Nanotechnology
    University of Mumbai,
    Mumbai 400098
    Dec 2011- Jan 2014 (on deputation from IIT Kanpur)

  • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India 
    Department of Chemistry & Advanced Center for Materials Science
    2005- 2014

  • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
    Department of Chemistry & Advanced Center for Materials Science
    2001-2005

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
    Department of Chemistry & Advanced Center for Materials Science
    1997-2001

  •  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
    1992-1995

Visiting Faculty:

  • Nano science center, National University of Singapore  2008, 2009

  • University of Maryland, Maryland, USA Center for Superconductivity , Jan 2006-March 2007

  • Institute for Solid State Research Forcshung Zentrum, Fed. Republic of Germany 2004

  • Imperial College, London, 2002

  • Institute for Solid State Research (IFW) Dresden, F.R. Germany 1997-2000 (Summer)

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1997

  • Max Planck Institut fur Mikrostrukturphysik at Halle (Salle), F R Germany 1995-1996

Administrative responsibilities Held:

  • Director of the UGC national center for Nano Sci. and Nanotechnology, Univ of Mumbai.

  • Chairman Academic Board of Studies for Nanotechnology, Univ of Mumbai (For all 160 Colleges).

  • Member of Research Review com'ee, Univ of Mumbai.

  • Member Campus Development Council, Univ of Mumbai

  • Member of Academic Council, Univ of Mumbai.

  • Setting up of-State of the art facility for Nanoscience costing 100 crores funded by UGC: Project completion date: December 2012.

  • Recruitment of faculty, scientist and administrative staff.

  • Setting up of 8000 sq ft Clean room facility for nanotechnology based device fabrication.

  • Liasoning with industries for setting up innovation corridor at the center.

  • Coordinating  civil construction of the center worth 15 crores.

  • Coordinating the purchase of high end fabrication and characterization equipments ~65crores.

  • Department Under Graduate com'ee and Post Graduate com'ee member, IIT Kanpur 2000 to 2011

  • Warden in-charge of Hall of residences, IIT Kanpur 1997-2001, 2002 -2005,

Research interest

  • Nano polymeric coatings on cardiovascular stents.

  • Biodegradable polymers (dl-poly-lacto-glycolide) for Nano drug encapsulation & sustained drug release of Tuberculosis drugs, and scale up process.

  • Nano-materials: Ferromagnetic alloys and chalcogenides

  • Magneto-electronics: Colossal Magnetoresistive  oxides. Half metallic ferromagnets.

  • Organic Light emitting diodes:  Benzthiazole based molecules for white light emission, Photonic precursors for Inorganic Photonic oxides.

  • Thin Film nanostructures employing Molecular Beam Epitaxy:  Nanomagnetism

  • Magneto-resistive  Polymers: spin-electronic  applications

  • Materials Characterization using advanced techniques including  STM, LEED, XAS, MOKE etc

  • Pulsed Electron Deposition (PED) and Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) of Metallic Thin films,  Spintronic trilayer devices and Semiconductor optical materials

Entrepreneurship:   Irene Nanocore Solutions Pvt Ltd is a incubating start up company housed at SIDBI, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur  by Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan in collaboration with  Dr. T.R. Muralitharan in the year 2009. Dr. S.Sundar Manoharan served at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur between 1996 to 2014. Dr. Manoharan has over 17 years of extensive experience in teaching and research in physical chemistry and Nanotechnology. Dr. T.R.Muralidharan  is a professor in cardiology at Shri Ramchandra Medical College and Research Institute,Chennai. He specializes in interventional Cardiology emphasizing on Electro- Physiology.

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Patents
 


Patents granted : In Magnetoelectronics

1

S. Sundar Manoharan, Ranjan Kumar Sahu, Manju Lata Rao, M. Qureshi, J. Prasanna, A novel method to prepare Gamma Iron oxide, Indian Patent appl. No. 523/ Del/ 2001.

2

S. Sundar Manoharan and Manju Lata Rao, Method of preparing magneto-conducting polymer material composites with magnetic and electrically conducting features.).  Granted US Patent No: 6,627,101 B2 dated Sep.30, 2003. Indian Patent No. 216743 .

3 S. Sundar Manoharan, Magnetoresistive CrO2 - Polymer Composite Blends,   Granted US Patent 6, 793,841 B2 Sept 21, 2004. Indian Patent No216966).
4 S. Sundar Manoharan, Magnetic CrO2 - Polymer Composite Blends, Indian Patent No. 217159.
5 S. Sundar Manoharan and Manju Lata Rao, Method of preparing magnetic polymer material composites with magnetic and electrically conducting features. Indian Patent No. 216744


Patents Applied / granted : In Organic Light Emitting Diodes

6 Yashowant N. Mohapatra, Samarender Singh, S. Sundar Manoharan and Qureshi Mohammad, White light electroluminescence in Zinc complex. Indian Patent (file number 1774/Del/2004
7 Goel, A.; Chaurasia, S.; Kumar, V.; Manoharan, Sundar S.; Anand, R. S,    Donor-Acceptor 9-Uncapped Fluorenesand Fluorenones as Stable Blue Light Emitters   Indian Patent Appl. No. 0838DEL2008, 28 Mar 2008;  CDRI ref no. 0053/ NF/2008, 04 Mar 2008. PCT filed 2011.
8 S.Sundar Manoharan, "Aluminum based n-type semiconductors as organic photonic presursors for inorganic photonic materials in bulk, film and nanowire form",   PCT filing No. PCT/IB2011/051642.      Dated:15-04-2011
9 S.Sundar Manoharan, "Zinc Chalcogenides, Doped Zinc Chalcogenides and Methods Of Making", PCT filing No. PCT/IB2011/051641.      Dated:15-04-2011


Patents Applied / granted :   In Sustained Drug release/Biomedical devices.

10 S. Sundar Manoharan and Sonia Arora, Indian Patent Development of scale up process of Biodegradable polymer for Nano-encapsulation of Tuberculosis Drug (2308/DEL/2008). BCIL (Biotech Consortium India Ltd) an arm of DBT has offered to undertake the task of commercializing the said patent on behalf of IIT Kanpur as per the MOU entered by them with IIT Kanpur.
11 S.Sundar Manoharan and T R Muralidharan, "A coronary stent with nano coating of drug free polymer and a process for preparation thereof". PCT Filing No: PCT/IN2010/000370    Dated:  04/06/2010

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Published Papers

Organic LED and Semiconductor optical materials

Nanomaterials, Nanostructures & Nanomagnetism

Colossal Magnetoresistance (SPINTRONICS)

Epitaxial Magnetic Thin Films

Material Synthesis

Organic LED & Optical Materials:


Organic LED and Semiconductor optical materials

12  Bijayalakshmi Jena and S.Sundar Manoharan*, Blue to green shifted fluorescence in inter to intra molecular H-bonded di-bis-imidaza-2-olyl-benzene,  Chemical Communications, DOI 2009: 10.1039 <B907745F>, ((29), pp. 4426-4428
13 Bijayalakshmi Jena and S.Sundar Manoharan and Sattey Prahash, Selectivity and specificity of benheterazoles for POLED applications, J.Phys. Chem.C   113, 20942, 2009.
14 Atul Goel, S.Sundar Manoharan, S. Prakash, B.L. Jena, R.S. Anand,  ``Arresting Green emission defect in Flurorene based Blue emitting OLEDS: Rational synthesis of donor acceptor molecules,  Organic Letters, 11(6), 2009, 1289-1292.
15 Q. Mohammad, A.Khan and S.Sundar Manoharan, Selective white light emission from cis & trans benzthiazolyl ethylene, Chemical Physics Letters, 473, 184(2009).
16 S. Sundar Manoharan, Qureshi MohammadWhite light electroluminescence based on ZnS -PFO blends, Physica Stat. Solidi (a) 202, 1124 (2005).
17 S. Sundar Manoharan and Qureshi Mohammad, , High mobility electron transport material, 2, 5 dibenzthiazolyl thiophene, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 096101 (2005).
18 Samarendra P. Singh, Y.N. Mohapatra, M. Qureshi, S. Sundar Manoharan, Time domain spectroscopic study of PL decay in zinc benzothiazole suitable for white light emitting OLEDs, Synthetic metals, 155, 236 (2005).
19 Qureshi Mohammad, S. Sundar Manoharan, Samarender P. Singha and Y.N. Mahapatra,   Luminescence  properties of dimeric bis (2, 2'- hydroxyphenyl) benzthiazolato Zinc(II) complex; Solid  State Commun. 133, 305 (2005).
20 Qureshi Mohammad, S. Sundar Manoharan, Samarender P. Singh and Y.N. Mahapatra, photgenerated time - of - flight mobility measurements in novel electron transport material, 2, 5 dibenzthiazolyl thiophene, Physica Stat. Solidi (a) Rapid Commun.,  201, R60 (2004).
21 Samarender P. Singh, Y. N. Mohapatra, Qureshi Mohammad and S. Sundar Manoharan, "White light organic light emitting diodes based on spectral broadening in electroluminescence due to formation of interfacial exciplexes", Appl. Phys. Lett86, 113505 (2005).
22 Dipti Gupta, S.Singh, M. Katiyar, D. Gupta, T. Hazra, A. Verma, S.Sundar Manoharan, "Energy transfer and morphology studies of Polymer light emitting diodes using a new  cyclometalated iridium Complex";  Optical Materials, 28, 1355 (2005).
23 Dipti Gupta, S.Singh, M. Katiyar, D. Gupta, T. Hazra, A. Verma, S. Sundar Manoharan, Polymer light emitting diodes using a new Electrophosphorescent cyclometalated iridium Complex; Mat.  and Manufac. Proc., 21 (3), pp. 285-289(2006). 
24 Bincy Jose and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Photo-physical and semi empirical studies of a dominant blue light emitting 1,4-dibenzthiazolyl benzene", J. Phys. and Chem. of Solids, 68, 617 (2007).
25  S. Sundar Manoharan, "Photo-physical and semi empirical studies of a dominant blue light emitting 1,4-dibenzthiazolyl benzene", J. Phys. and Chem. of Solids, 68, 617 (2007).
26 S.Sundar Manoharan, B.L. Jena,  S.Varsney, , S.Prakash, J.John, S.Arora, Photoluminescent properties of X-ray isomorphous clathrates of tris 8-hydroxyquinalinato Al/Ga/In (III): Al0.33Ga0.33In0.33qSolid solutions, Solid State Electronics 2010 .,  accepted.
27 S. Sattey Prakash, S. Sundar Manoharan,   Ramesh Prasad and Anand Singh, Photophysical and electroluminescent properties of Zn (II) bis dibenzoxalyl benzene,   Phys. Chem. Chem. Phy(2009).
28 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Size dependent Photo luminescent properties of uncapped CdS particles prepared by acoustic wave and microwave method" J. Phys. and Chem. of Solids, 68, 1897 (2007)
29 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Large shift in the Photo luminescent properties of Mn2+ doped nano sized CdS-ZnS solid solutions" Solid State Commun. 144, 319 (2007).
30 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Tuning of Mn(II) doped CdS-ZnS solid solutions for broadband emission" Materials Chemistry and Physics, 110,34(2008).
31 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Structural and photo luminescent properties of uncapped nanocrystalline Cd1-xZnxS solid solutions", Optical Materials, doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2008.02.011 (2008)
32 Sonia Arora, Brajendra Singh, V. Chandra and Solomon S. Manoharan, "Room temperature magnetic and Photo luminescent properties of pulsed electron deposited Zn1-xMnxO (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.1) films" Thin Solid Films (in print)
33 Jose, B., Manoharan, S.S., Arora, S.Photo-physical and semi empirical studies of blue light emitting 1,4-dibenzthiazolyl benzene, SID Conference Record of the International Display Research Conference , pp. 308-311(2006)
34 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Photo luminescent properties of microwave assisted Polyol synthesis of  nanocrystalline ZnO-MgO  solid solutions", Materials Science and Engg B., 162, 68, (2009).
35 Sonia Arora and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Photo luminescent properties of microwave assisted Polyol synthesis of  nanocrystalline ZnO multipods  solid solutions", Electrochemical and Solid state Letters.,  (accepted)

Nanomaterials:  


Nanomaterials, Nanostructures & Nanomagnetism
  

36

Maya Mohan, Vimlesh Chandra and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Nano bcc-CoFe2 alloy precursor for cobalt ferrite via sonoreduction process", Journal of Materials Research, 23(7), 1849, (2008)

37 Manjulata Rao  and S. Sundar Manoharan, One pot sonochemical synthesis of  Fe1-xCuxCr2S4 Chalcospinels , , J. Appl. Phys., 101, 09507(2007).
38 S. Sundar Manoharan and Manju Lata Rao, Sonochemical synthesis of Nano materials, Review chapter in Encyclopedia of Nano Science and Nano Technology, H. S. Nalwa, Ed., American Scientific Publishers, 10, 2004.
39  Manju Lata Rao, S. Sundar Manoharan, Magnetism and Magneto transport studies in sonochemically    prepared amorphous Co100-xPtx nano alloys,  Solid State Commun. 129, 781 (2004).
40  Manju Lata Rao, S. Sundar Manoharan, D. Elefant and C. M. Schneider, Magnetism and magneto - transport   properties in sonochemically Co100-xPtx nano alloys, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 4 (7), 2004
41 Manju Lata Rao and S. Sundar Manoharan, Magneto resistance in sonochemically prepared Nano Co100-x Crx alloys , Solid State Sci.  5, 821 (2003).
42 Manju Lata Rao and S. Sundar Manoharan, One pot synthesis of Fe1-xCuxCr2S4 chalcogenide spinels showing large magnetoresistance J. Appl. Physics 101, 09507 (2007).
43  Tapas Ranjan Sahu and S.Sundar Manoharan, Room Temperature ferromagnetism in CERMET nanocomposites, Ni:ZrO2,  Appl.Phys.Lett., (2009).
44 Vimlesh Chandra and Solomon S. Manoharan, "Pulsed electron beam deposition of highly oriented    thin films of Polytetrafluoroethylene" Applied Surface Science  254, 4063 (2008).
45 Solomon S. Manoharan and  Vimlesh Chandra, "Nanosized  Polytetrafluoroethylene films as organic  insulating barrier in Fe/PTFE/Fe devices " J. J of Appl. Phys., accepted (2009).
46 S. Sundar Manoharan, J. Shen, M. Klaua, J. Barthel, H. Jenniches and J. Kirschner, Structural and magnetic properties of artificially layered Fe/Cu monolayers on Cu(100) by pulser Laser Deposition, Phys. Rev. B  58(13), 8549, (1998)
47 S. Sundar Manoharan, J. Shen, M. Klaua, H. Jenniches and J. Kirschner, On the Fabrication of Monolayers of Fe/Cu on Cu(100) by Pulsed Laser Deposition, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 3768 (1997).
48 J. Shen, R. Skomski, M. Klaua, H. Jenniches, S. Sundar Manoharan and J. Kirschner, Magnetism and Morphology of Fe/Cu (3) films below two dimensional percolation, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 3901 (1997).
49  J. Shen, R. Skomski, M. Klaua, H. Jenniches, S. Sundar Manoharan and J. Kirschner, Magnetism in one dimension - Fe on Cu (111) Phys. Rev. B- Condensed Matter 56(5), 2340 (1997).
50 X. F. Jin, J. Barthel, J. Shen, S. Sundar Manoharan and J. Kirschner, Morphology and Magnetism of ultrafine Fe films on Pd (100), Phys. Rev. B. 60 (16), 11809 (1999).
51 H. Jenniches, J. Shen, S. Sundar Manoharan, J. Barthel, M. Klaua and J. Kirschner, Structure and Magnetism of Pulsed Laser Deposited ultrathin films of Fe on Cu (100), Phys. Rev. B  59, 1196-1208 (1999).

Colossal Magnetoresistance:


Colossal Magnetoresistance (SPINTRONICS)

52 Brajendra Singh and S.Sundar Manoharan "Structural transformation and magnetic properties of CaMn1-xFexO3-d (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.5)" Materials Letters 65, 2029, 2011.
53 Brajendra Singh, S. Sundar Manoharan,  S. H. Limand  L. G. Salamanca-Riba "Magnetoresistance studies and optimization of deposition parameters of pulsed electron deposited La0.6Pb0.4Mn0.8Ru0.2O3 thin films" The European Physical Journal: Applied Physics 55, 20301, 2011
54 S. Sundar Manoharan, Brajendra Singh, Vimlesh Chandra, A. Zimmer, S-H. Lim and L. G. Salamanca-Riba "Magneto-resistive behavior in hole doped La1-xPbxMn0.8Ru0.2O3 (0.2  x 0.4) epitaxial thin films", J. Appl. Phys. 103, 07F709(2007)
55 Sundar S Manoharan,  Brajendra Singh,Ranjan Sahu,  Powder neutron diffraction evidence for enhanced inter plane magnetic coupling inLa1.2Sr1.8Mn2-xRuxO7 layered manganites, J. Appl. Phys., 101, 09G516 (2007).
56 Brajendra Singh,  Sundar S Manoharan,  Ranjan Sahu, P.S. Krishnan,  A. Shinde,  Karishma Jain, Low temperature Neutron diffraction studies showing evidence for CE-typemagnetic ordering in Mn doped SrRuO3"  ,  J. Appl. Phys.,101, 09G518 (2007). 
57 S. Sundar Manoharan, Brajendra Singh, J. Driscoll, W. Bradford, L.Cohen and A. Besmehn, Magnetism and electronic transport in Magnetic pair making and breaking effect of Ru in Sr4-xLaxRu2-xMnxO9:  Interplay of manganese and ruthenium redox chemistry , J. Appl. Phys.,  97, 10A304 (2005).
58 Brajendra Singh, Ranjan Kumar Sahu and S. Sundar Manoharan, K. Doerr, K.H. Mueller, Magnetic pair making and breaking effect of Ru in, La0.7Sr0.3Mn0.9Ru0.1O3 and La0.5Sr0.5Co0.9Ru0.1O3, J. Magn. Mag. Mater., 273, 358 (2004)
59 Brajendra Singh, S. Sundar Manoharan, Manju Lata Rao and S. P. Pai, Long range ferromagnetic ordering in Pulsed Laser Deposited La0.7Ca0.3Mn1-x RuxO3 thin films.  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6 , 4199 (2004).
60 Singh, B., Sahu, R.K., Manoharan, S.S., Dorr, K., Muller, K.-H., Magnetic pair making and breaking effect of Ru in La0.7Sr 0.3Mn0.9Ru0.1O3 and La0.5Sr0.5Co0.9Ru0.1O3, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 270 (3), pp. 358-363(2004).
61 S. Sundar Manoharan, R. K. Sahu, D. Elefant and C. M. Schneider, Magnetic disorder induced enhanced magnetoresistanceLa0.5Sr0.5Co1-xRuxO3, Solid State commun,125, 103 ( 2003).
62 D. Elefant, S. Sundar Manoharan, P.Verges  and H. Vinzelberg, Second order tunneling in half metallic CrO2, Chromium (IV) oxide grain pellets,  J. Magn. Mag. Mater., 290, 1112 (2005).
63 V. Sriguri, J. Gutierrez, J. M. Barandiaran, P. Lazpita, Brajendra Singh, Ranjan K. Sahu, S. Sundar Manoharan, P. Henry, C. Mondelli,  Neutron deffraction evidence for double exchabge coupling in Ru - substituted , La0.6Pb0.4Mn1-xRu0xO3, 0  x  0.5. Physica B385, 408 (2006).
64 Ranjan K. Sahu and S. Sundar Manoharan, Magnetic and electronic phase diagram of a ferromagnetic La0.6Pb0.4Mn1-xRuxO3 , Solid State Sci., 5, 549 (2003).
65 S. Sundar Manoharan, R. K. Sahu, M. L. Rao, D. Elefant and C. M. Schneider Direct evidence for double exchange coupling in Ru- substituted  La0.7Pb0.3Mn1-xRuxO3,    0≤x≤0.4. Euro Phys. Lett. 59,  451 (2002)
66 S. Sundar Manoharan, D. Elefant, Ranjan K. Sahu and C.M. Schneider, Intergrain tunneling and   magneto-transport in CrO2-RuO2/TiO2 composites, J. Appl. Phys., 91, 7923 (2002).
67 S. Sundar Manoharan and Ranjan K. Sahu, A novel redox pair making interaction between Mn and Ru in SrRu0.5Mn0.5O3: X-ray absorption spectroscopy approach,  Chem Commun, 3068 (2002).
68 Ranjan K. Sahu, Manju L. Rao, S. Sundar Manoharan, D. Elefant, P.Verges, A. Gueth and C.M. Schneider, Influence of Hole carrier and sintering temperature on the electrical and magneto transport properties in La0.7Pb0.3Mn1-xRuxO3  (0.0≤x≤0.4). J. Mater. Res, 17, 3090, (2002).
68 Ranjan Kumar Sahu,  H. L Hu,  Manju L. Rao,  S. Sundar Manoharan,  M. Knupper, M. Golden,   X-ray absorption spectroscopy of Ru, Mn L2,3 edge in SrRu1-xMnxO3, Solid solutions; Phys. Rev. B. 66, 144415 (2002).
70 R. K. Sahu, M. L. Rao, S. Sundar Manoharan, K. Doerr, K. -H. Mueller Electronic Phase transition and ferromagnetic ordering in LaMn0.95-xRuxO3(x≤0.4)  Solid State  Commun. 123,  217 (2002).
71 Ranjan K. Sahu and S. Sundar Manoharan Double exchange enhanced magneto- resistance in  SrRu0.5Mn0.5O3. J. Appl. Phys. 92, 1751 (2002).
72 Ranjan Kumar Sahu, S. Sundar Manoharan, Qureshi Mohammad, M. L. Rao and A. K. Nigam Ru induced enhanced magnetization and metal insulator transition in 2-D layered manganites, Appl. Phys. Lett., 80, 88 (2002).
73 Ranjan Kumar Sahu, S. Sundar Manoharan, Qureshi Mohammad, M.L. Rao and A.K. Nigam, Enhanced magnetic and metal insulator transition in Ru doped layered manganites, J. Appl. Phys., 91, 7724 (2002)
74 Ranjan Kumar Sahu and S. Sundar Manoharan, Zener pair effect in Ru doped rare earth manganites, J. Appl. Phys., 91, 7517 (2002).
75 S. Sundar Manoharan, S. John Prasanna, D. Elefant, Kiwitz, C. M. Schneider, Magneto resistance in Microwave Synthesized Ag2+xSe (0.0< x < 0.2). Phys. Rev B., 63, 212405, (2001).
76 Ranjan Kumar Sahu and S. Sundar Manoharan, Magnetic pair making double exchange coupling in Ru substituted ortho manganites, La0.7A0.3Mn0.9Ru0.1O3, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 2382, (2000).
77 S. Sundar Manoharan, D. Elefant, G. Reiss and J. B. Goodenough, Giant Magnetoresistance in CrO2, Chromium (IV) oxide: An Extrinsic property, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72(2), 984 (1998).
78 S. Sundar Manoharan, H. L. Ju and K. M. Krishnan, Unusual substitutional effect of Ru in La0.7Sr0.3Mn1-xRuxO3 thin films, J. Appl. Phys., 83, 7183 (1998).
79 S. Sundar Manoharan, K. M. Satyalakshmi, V. Prasad, S. V. Subramanyam and M. S. Hegde, Metal - Insulator Transition in self doped La 1-x MnO3 thin films, Thin Solid Films, 275, 244 (1996).
80 S. Sundar Manoharan, K. M. Satyalakshmi, V. Prasad and M. S. Hegde, Giant Magnetoresistance in self doped ferromagnetic La1-xMnO3  thin films at 220K, J. Solid State Chemistry, 117, 420 (1995).
81 S. Sundar Manoharan, K. M. Satyalakshmi, V. Prasad, S.V. Subramanyam and M. S. Hegde, Enhanced Magnetoresistance in magnetic-nonmagnetic superlattice thin films, Current Science, 69(4), 356 (1995).
82 S. Sundar Manoharan, K. M. Satyalakshmi, V. Prasad, S.V. Subramanyam and M. S. Hegde, Enhanced Magnetoresistance in oxygen deficient La0.6Pb0.4MnO3 thin films, J. Appl. Phys. (Rapid Communication) 788, 6861(1995).
83 S. Sundar Manoharan, N. Y. Vasanthacharya, K.M. Satyalakshmi, V. Prasad, S.V. Subramanyan and M. S. Hegde, Giant Magnetoresistance in La0.6Pb0.4MnO3 thin films at 300K, J. Appl. Phys. 76(6), 3923 (1994). CITED MORE THAN 100 TIMES.

 Epitaxial  Metallic Thin Films


Epitaxial  Metallic Thin Films

84 Vimlesh Chandra and Solomon S. Manoharan, "Pulsed electron beam deposition of highly oriented thin films of Polytetrafluoroethylene" Applied Surface Science  254, 4063 (2008).
85 Ranjan K. Sahu, R. D. Vispute, S.  Dhar, D. C. Kundaliya, S. Sundar Manoharan, T.  Venkatesan, Enhanced conductivity of n-InGaZn6O9 films and its rectifying characteristics with p-SiC",   Thin  Solid Films, 517 (5), pp. 1829-1832(2009).
86 Sundar Manoharan, S., Singh, B., Sahu, R.K., Zimmer, A., Lim, S.-H., Salamanca-Riba, L.G., ,   Effect of Ru-Mn redox interactions on the hole carrier density in pulsed electron deposited La1-xPbxMn0.8Ru 0.2O3 (0.2≤x≤0.4) thin films Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 20 (23), 235205, (2008).
87 Dhananjay Kumar, S, Oktybrsky, R. Kalyanaraman, J. Narayan, P.R. Apte, R. Pinto, S. Sundar   Manoharan, M.S. Hegde, S. B. Ogale, K. P. Adhi, Role of Silver doping in oxygen incorporation of oxide thin films, Mat. Sci. and Engg. B- Solid State Materials for Advanced Technology, 45(1-  3): 55-58 (1997).
88 Dhananjay Kumar, K. M. Satyalakshmi, S. Sundar Manoharan, M. S. Hegde, P. R. Apte, R. Pinto, Silver doping: A potential means to grow high quality YBa2 Cu3 O 7-x thin films on bare sapphire, Journal of Superconductivity 8(5), 623-624 (1995).
89 S. Sundar Manoharan, M. S. Hegde and K. M. Satyalakshmi, Fabrication of Thin films suitable electrode materials for Y-123, Mat. Sci. and Engg. 32,  239 (1995).
90 S. Sundar Manoharan, S. Ramesh, G. N. Subanna and M. S. Hegde, Metallic and non-superconducting properties in Nickel doped LnBa2Cu3O7-x compounds. J. Solid State Chemistry, 112, 281 (1994).
91 S. Sundar Manoharan, Dhananjay Kumar, K. M. Satyalakshmi and M. S. Hegde, Fabrication of Ag-doped  Y-123 thin film on Sapphire, Bull of Mat. Sci. 17, 625 (1994).
92 S. Sundar Manoharan, V. Prasad, S. V. Subramanyam and K. C.  Patil, Combustion Synthesis and Properties of La2CuO4 and superconducting La1.8Sr0.2CuO4, Physica C, 190, 225 (1992).

Ma95terial Synthesis 


Material Synthesis 

93 M.V. Reddy, S.Sundar Manoharan, Brajendra Singh, Jimmy John, G.V. Subba Rao, B.V.R. Chowdari, Synthesis Characterization and electrochemical cycling behavior of the Ru-doped Spinel, Li[Mn2-xRux]O4,  J.Electrochem. Soc.,  156(8), 156 (8), A652-A660(2009).
94 T.R. Sahoo,  S.Sundar Manoharan, sajith kurien, and N.S. Gajbhiye,   Mossbauer studies of Fe doped ZrO2 system, Hyperfine interactions,188, 43-49 (2008)
95 Manoharan, S.S., Chandra, V.Nano PTFE polymer films as organic insulating barrier for tunneling magneto-resistive Fe/PTFE/Fe devices, Advanced Materials Research 67, pp. 13-17
96 Sahu, R.K., Ray, A.K., Manoharan, Sundar .S., Arora, S., Mishra, T., Lim, S-H., Salamanca-Riba, L.G., (...), Pathak, L.C.Single step synthesis of ni wire, sponge and flower, and their magnetic properties AIP Conference Proceedings 1003, pp. 100-102(2009)
97 Singh, B., Manoharan, S.S., Sahu, R.K., Krishnan, P.S.R., Shinde, A.B., Jain, K.Low temperature neutron diffraction studies showing evidence for charge-exchange-type magnetic ordering in Mndoped SrRuO3, Journal of Applied Physics 101 (9), 09G518(2007)
98 S. Dutta, Q. Mohammad and S. Sundar Manoharan, Luminescent properties of Eu3+/Y2O3 ultrafine powders prepared by rapid microwave - combustion route, J. Mater. Sci. Lett,  21, 1077 (2002).
99 S. Sundar Manoharan, Swati,  S. John Prasanna, Manju Lata Rao and Ranjan K. Sahu, Microwave   Assisted Synthesis of Fine Particle Oxides Employing Wet Redox Mixtures., J. Am. Ceram. Soc, 85, 7649 (2002).
100 M. Mohan, V. Chandra and S. Sundar Manoharan, "Nano bcc-CoFe2 alloy precursor for cobalt ferrite via sonoreduction process", Current Science, 94,  473(2008).
101 Ranjan K. Sahu, Manju Lata Rao and S. Sundar Manoharan, Microwave synthesis of     Magnetoresistive   La0.7Ba0.3MnO3 using Inorganic Precursors, J. Mat. Sci. 36,  4099 (2002).
102 S. Sundar Manoharan, Supriya Goyal, Manju Lata Rao, Maya. S. Nair and Asima Pradhan, Microwave Synthesis and Characterization of doped ZnS based Phosphor materials, Mat. Res. Bull., 35 (5,6),  1039-1047 (2001).
103 S. Sundar Manoharan, J. J. Kingsley, K. Suresh and K. C. Patil, Synthesis of fine particle oxide   materials   using self propagating, gas producing, low temperature exothermic reaction, 1998, In   Ceramic Powder processing Science, (eds: H. Hausner, G. L. Messing and S. Hirano), pp 343 .
104 S. Sundar Manoharan S. Ramesh, M. S. Hegde and K. C. Patil, Catalytic activity of some combustion derived oxides for NH3 oxidation. J. Catalysis, 157, 749-751 (1995).
105 S. Ramesh, S. Sundar Manoharan and M. S. Hegde, Synthesis and structure of oxygen deficient LaSrCo2O5 phases, J. Mat. Chem., 5, 1053 (1995).
106 S. Sundar Manoharan and K. C. Patil, Combustion Synthesis of fine Particle Perovskite Oxides, J. Solid State Chem. 102, 267 (1993)
107 S. Sundar Manoharan and K. C. Patil, Combustion Synthesis of Metal Chromites, J. Amer. Ceram. Soc. 75 (4), 1012 (1992).
108 S. Sundar Manoharan, N. R. S. Kumar and K. C. Patil, Preparation of fine particle chromites: A Combustion Approach, Materials Research Bulletin, 25 (6), 731 (1990).
109 S. Sundar Manoharan, M. Maria Amala Shekar and K. C.  Patil, Combustion Synthesis of fine     particle ceria, J. Mat. Sci. Lett. 1205 -1206  (1990).
110 K. C. Patil, S. Sundar Manoharan, and D. Gajapathy, Preparation of high density ferrites, 1989, Handbook  of Ceramics and Composites, vol. 1, pp 469-493 (ed. Cheremisinoff) Marcel  Dekker,  Inc.;  New York, USA.
111 S. Sundar Manoharan and K. C. Patil, Synthesis and Characterization of Mg-Mn Ferrites, 1990,     Advances in Ferrites (eds: C. M. Srivastava and M.J. Patni) vol. 1, pp 43-47, IBH Pub, New Delhi.
112 S. Sundar Manoharan and K. C. Patil, A new route to the synthesis of rare earth orthochromites,  Advances in Ferrites (eds: C. M. Srivastava and M. J. Patni) vol. 1, pp 43-47, IBH Pub, New    Delhi.
113 S. Sundar. Manoharan and K. C. Patil, Synthesis, Characterization and Thermal analysis of Cu(II),   Cr(II)  &(III) hydrazine carboxylates, Proc. Of Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem Sci.), 101 (5), 377 (1989).
114 V.Chandra and S.Sundar Manoharan,  Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) films deposited by pulsedelectron deposition technique for use in spintronics Devices, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry38:3,  (2008).
115 T.R. Sahoo and S.Sundar Manoharan, S.H. Lim and S.L. Riba  Structural and magnetic properties of cubic Zirconia/Co compositessynthesized by microwave route, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 38:3, 280 (2008).
116 Brajendra Singh and S.Sundar Manoharan,  Structural and magnetic properties of cubic Zirconia/Co composites synthesized by microwave route, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry38:3,  (2008).
117 V Chandra and S.Sundar Manoharan,  Magnetic and magneto-resistive  properties of  cubic Co-Ag composites, J.Mag.Magn.Mater., 320 (2008) 2397-2401 (2008)
118 BOOK CHAPTER:  PolyPyrole composites: Studies on Ferrite-PPy composites,  S.Sundar Manoharan and Vimlesh Chandra, "Development of Nanocomposites", (eds; Kamak Kar and A Hodzic) Research Publishing services,2010
119 Mathematical and Experimental Physics,Editor(s): S. Jayalakshmi, J. Arokiaraj, D.  Mangalraj, P. Meena, S. Sundar Manoharan, V. Swaminathan, NAROSA  PUBLISHERS, 2010

awards

    1. Innovation Gold Medal awarded by the Department of Science and Technology, India - Lockheed Martin Innovation (USA)  Growth Program for Developing Drug Free polymer Nanocoated Cardio vascular Stent, 2009.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1318tbZHQU

    2. Global Indus Techno-Innovators Award for research contributions in Nanomaterials and   Devices, instituted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston USA, November 2003. CITATION   (http://technovators.mit.edu/Winners2003/Manoharan_Sundar.html)

    3. Invention award instituted by Intellectual Ventures , USA  for best invention on Novel photo-luminescent n-type organic precursors for Inorganic Phonic materials, 2010(Wipo publishes patent of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Manoharan S. Sundar for "Doped Aluminum Oxides" (Indian Inventor). Publication No. WO/2012/110858

    4. Invention award instituted by Intellectual Ventures , USA  for best invention on  Zinc based n-type organic precursors for ZnO films and Nanowires, 2011 (Wipo publishes patent of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Manoharan S. Sundar for "Zinc Chalcogenides, Doped Zinc Chalcogenides and methods of making" (Indian Inventor) Publication No. WO/2012/110857)

    5. Finalists in Piramal Science foundation  Innovation competition  to democratize health care, 2010. http://www.piramalprize.org/finalists-winners

    6. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research council (EPSRC-UK) Visiting Fellow Award-2002.

    7. Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1987-1992.

    NPTEL VIDEO LECTURE SERIES

    Developed two web courses for MHRD from IIT Kanpur NPTEL center:
    1. Materials Chemistry: Completed November 2011.

      http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/104104011/

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzvzqbhb8UM

    2. Consolidation of nanomaterials and nanocoatings for applications: in progress.

research

Ph.D Dissertation guidance: 11

Ph.D Completed

  • Novel manifestations  in structure, magnetism and magneto transport properties of  Ruthenium substituted Rare Earth Manganites  R. K. Sahu

  • Novel manifestations in Magnetic and magnetotransport properties of Sonochemically prepared Nano alloys and Chalcogenides  M.L. Rao

  • Design and fabrication of benzthiazole based white light emitting diodes: synthesis, spectroscopic and semi - empirical studies  M. Qureshi

  • Studies on the redox chemistry of Mn and Ru in manganites and ruthenates Brajendra Singh

  • Quantization  size effects, allying and doping effects of Bulk and thin films of Zns, CdS, and ZnO systems Sonia Arora 

  • Structural, magnetic and transport properties in Fe/PTFE/Fe , Fe/Ferrite/Fe tunnel junctions,  Ferrite-PPy nanocomposites and in Fe-Ag,  Co-Ag granular alloys Vimlesh Chandra

  • Synthesis, Photophysical and Electroluminescent properties of the thiazole, oxazole, imidazole and thiophene based Small molecules and  Zinc complexes Sattey Prakash

  • Selectivity and Specificity of Benheterazoles molecules for OLED applications Bijayalakshmi Jena

  • Structural and Magnetic  properties of 3d metal doped ZrO2, d0 sytem T R Sahoo

  • Novel organic precursors for Inorganic Phosphors..Avani Verma

  • A new approach to spinel, garnet based oxides employing 8-hydroxy quinoline precursors Manish Patil

  • 27  Master project thesis  and  2  M.Tech thesis.

  • Presently guiding 12 M.Phil thesis

 

sponsored

  1. Magnetoresistive Studies in Half  'Metallic Ferromagnets' Collaborative Indo-German Research Project funded by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and BMBF, Germany.

  2. 'Acoustic wave Stimulated Synthesis of ferromagnetic alloys and oxides' funded by Department  of Atomic Energy (DAE), BRNS, Mumbai.

  3. 'Synthesis and Characterization of Ferromagnetic oxides and Chalcogenides: A Microwave  approach' funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Extra Mural  Research, New Delhi.

  4. 'Extrinsic Property Correlation in CMR Based Materials' funded by Department of Science and  Technology, Govt. of India (Scheme for Young Scientists).

  5. Spintronics: Design and fabrication of ferromagnetic alloys/oxide thin films using Pulsed Electron deposition (Defence Research & Development organization (DRDO) - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), 75 Lakhs)------Since 2004.

  6. Development and scale up process of Biodegradable polymers for Nano encapsulation of Tuberculosis drug,  ( Department of Science & Technology Rupees 48 Lakhs)---------Since 2004.

  7. Inorganic-organic small molecule hybrid systems for solar cell applications, Ministry of New and renewable energy(MNRE) center on Photovoltaics at IIT Kanpur , year 2010, Rupees 550 Lakhs (One  Million USD, since 2010)

  8. Indo Austrian Project on AFM studies and electronic properties of of Polymer-Graphene thin films (submitted to DST 2012)

  9.  Indo Australian Project on Nanostructures of CERMET composition in collaboration with Deakin University (INSA AWARD 2013)

  10. DST- Instrument development programme, Plasma enhanced laser ablation technique (PELA) for the synthesis of GaN based ternary alloyed nanostructures and the fabrication of nanodevices, PI: Dr. Suhas Jejurikar, Co-PI: Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan, Rs. 50,29,200

  11. DST- Technology development programme,  Design and development of Laser Assisted Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (LAPECVD) Technique for the synthesis of various high quality thin films and nanomaterials required for various electronic applications, PI: Dr. Suhas Jejurikar, Co-PI: Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan Rs. 76,05,000 (submitted to DST 2013)

  12. DST- Technology development programme, Design and Development of Laser based Lithography System for MEMS and Semiconductor Device Fabrication, PI: Dr. H. Muthurajan, Co-PI: Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan (Approx 75 lakhs), (submitted to DST 2014)

  13. Dept of Bio Technology,  International workshop on MEMS and its health care applications, in collaboration with Vision Research Foundation, Chennai,  Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan, Rs. 24,64,000 (awarded Jan 2014)

membership

Membership in Societies:  

  • Materials Research Society, & American Chemical Society, USA

  • Materials Research society of India.

  • Chemical Research society of India.

  • Society for Information Display, USA

Reviewer of Journals:

J.Solid State Chemistry., Appl. Phys. Letter.,
J.Luminescence Physical Review B
Current Science J. Phys. Chem., C,
Proc.Indian Acad of Sciences(Chem Sci.,) Alloys and Compounds
J.Materials Research Inorganic chemistry  & Euro Phys. Lett.,

conference

  • Organized: National Symposium on " Current trends in Materials Characterization" December 05 - 07, 2005

  • Co-chair of ICMAT,  Advanced materials Symposium,  Singapore 2007.

  • Co-chair of Nanotek conference, USA Dec 3-5 Philadelphia, 2012

personal

Name :S. Sundar Manoharan 

Birth Place :Chennai , Tamil Nadu

Nationality :Indian

Marital Status : Married (Mrs Sheba Manoharan)

Children :Sam,Stefan and shrishti

Recreational Hobbies : Music, Gardening, Multimedia

 

 

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