Dr.anil

Dr. Anil Kumar K. V

Assistant Professor
  • M.Sc., Ph.D., (P.D.F.)
  • Courses Taught : II B.Sc., III B.Sc. papers
  • Area of Expertise : Solid state Physics
  • Academic Experience: 02 months

Research Details

  • Working area (Post Doc.) 2D materials, Chemical vapour deposition. Pulsed laser ablation, Nanomaterials
  • Worked area (Ph.D.): Laser, Nonlinear Optics, Phthalocyanines, and Organic Thin films.

Nonlinear optical investigations of thermally evaporated organic phthalocyanine thin films using picosecond (1kHz- 800,900nm Ti: Sapphire) and femtosecond (80MHz- 800nm Ti: Sapphire and 664 kHz 1064nm Yb- fiber) laser for photonic applications.

  • The analytical technique includes PXRD, UV-VIS Spectroscopy, Micro Raman, AFM, FE-SEM, picosecond and femtosecond Z-scan.
  • The effects of alpha to beta phase transitions on higher order NLO parameters with femtosecond fiber laser.
  • Microtone electron irradiation (8MeV) effects on fs third order NLO properties investigated.

Other relevant research areas of experience:

  • Crystal growth, new organic chalcone single crystal designing for NLO applications
  • Synthesis of  novel organic chalcone crystals using Claisen-Schmidt condensation reaction and its characterization
  • Growing the single crystals through slow evaporation technique
  • Designing single crystals for nonlinear optical applications

Worked research projects

  • Worked as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for two years (2010-2012) and as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for 1 year (2013) in DAE-BRNS funded project titled “Electron irradiation effects on third order nonlinear optical properties of organic compounds”.
  • Worked as Project Assistant Level-2 under DST PURSE Project, Mangalore University (2014-2016).

Publications

    • A Arora, T Dixit, K V A Kumar, S Krishnan, K L Ganapathi, A Krishnan, P K Nayak, M S R Rao,” Plasmon induced brightening of dark exciton in monolayer WSe2 for quantum optoelectronics”, Applied Physics Letter, 114, 201101, 2019. (AIP) DOI: 10.1063/1.5093664
    • L M Clavian, P C R Kumar, K V A Kumar, D N Rao, N K Shihab, S Ganesh, “Enhanhanced third order optical nonlinearity in ultrathin amorphous film of tetraphenyl-porphyrin in picosecond regime “, Optics and Laser Technology, 119, 105642, 2019. (Elsevier) DOI:10.1016/j.optlastec.2019.105642
    • K V A Kumar, S. Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Ritwick Das,” Impact of α→ β Transition in the Ultrafast High-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Metal-Free Phthalocyanine Thin Films”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, 6733-6740, 2016. (ACS) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12328
    • S Kumar, K. V. A Kumar, S. M. Dharmaprakash, Ritwick Das” Phase-dependent ultrafast third-order optical nonlinearities in metallophthalocyanine thin films”, Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 123104,2016 (AIP) DOI: 10.1063/1.4962977
    • K V A Kumar, S V Rao, S Hamad, S M Dharmaprakash,” Wavelength dependent nonlinear optical switching in electron beam irradiated CuTTBPc thin film”, RSC Advances, 6, 22083-22089,2016. (RSC) DOI: 10.1039/C6RA02790C
    • K V A Kumar, S Raghavendra, S V Rao, S. Hamad, S M Dharmaprakash,”Structural, linear and nonlinear optical Sstudy of zinc tetra-tert-butyl phthalocyanine thin film”, Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, 126, 24,5918-22, 2015. (Elsevier) DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.08.209
    • S Raghavendra, K V A Kumar, T C S Shetty, S M Dharmaprakash, “Structural and optical properties of 1-[4-(Methylsulfanyl) phenyl]-3-(2, 4, 5-trimethoxyphenyl) prop-2-en-1-One for optical limiting Applications”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1074,653, 2014. (Elsevier) DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2014.06.050

Papers in conference proceedings (Online):

  • Samir Kumar, Ritwick Das, K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Ultrafast Optical Nonlinearities in 2, 9, 16, 23-Tetra-tert-butyl-29H, 31H-Phthalocyanine Thin Films. (OSA Publishing) ISBN: 978-1-943580-14-9. NOMA-2016, Vancouver, Canada. (18-20 July 2016). DOI: 10.1364/NOMA.2016.NoW2D.1
  • Samir Kumar, Ritwick Das, K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Femtosecond nonlinear optical properties of as grown and annealed phalocyanines thin films. (IEEE Digital Library). ISBN: 978-1-5090-3921-0.WRAP-2015, IISc-Bangalore, India. (16-17 Dec. 2015). DOI: 10.1109/WRAP.2015.7805972
  • L M Clavian, P C R Kumar, K V A Kumar, D N Rao, N K Shihab, S Ganesh, “Third order optical nonlinearity in TPP incorporated PMMA composite thin film “,AIP Conference Proceedings 2115 (1), 030287, (2019), DOI: 10.1063/1.5113126
  • L M Clavian, P C R Kumar, K V A Kumar, D N Rao, N K Shihab, S Ganesh, “Intensity dependent third order optical nonlinearity of zinc-tetraphenyl porphyrin ultrathin film in nano-second regime“,AIP Conference Proceedings 2115, 030329 (2019), DOI: 10.1063/1.5113168.

Paper presented

  • K V A Kumar, S Krishnan, P K Nayak, Chemical vapur deposition growth of two-dimensional layered MoS2 on insulating substrates, at International conference on advanced functional materials for energy, environment and health care (AFMEEHC-2019), Mysore University, March 18-20, 2019. (International).
  • K V A Kumar, K Kumara, S M Dharmaprakash, S V Rao, Picosecond third-order nonlinear optical investigations of Tetra-tert-butyl phthalocyanine thin films, at International conference on smart materials and technologies for emerging electronics(IC-SMTEE-2016), Sahyadri college of engineering, February 19-20, 2016. (International).
  • K Kumara, K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Synthesis of oleic acid capped YVO4 nanoparticles by sol gel method, at International conference on smart materials and technologies for emerging electronics(IC-SMTEE-2016), Sahyadri College of engineering, February 19-20, 2016. (International).
  • K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Samir Kumar, Ritwick Das, Femtosecond nonlinear optical properties of as grown and annealed phthalocyanines thin films, IEEE WRAP 2015, IISC Bangalore, December16-17, 2015. (International).
  • K V A Kumar, Ganesh Sanjeev, S M Dharmaprakash, Structural, optical and morphological studies on electron irradiated ZnTTBPc thin films. NSRP 20, Mangalore University, October 28-30, 2015. (National).
  • K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, S V Rao, S Hammad, Linear and Femtosecond Nonlinear optical studies of thermally evaporated Copper Phthalocyanine derivative thin film. ICOPMA 2015, SASTRA University, February 27-28, 2015. (International).
  • S Raghavendra, K V A Kumar, T Chandrashekhara Shetty, S M Dharmaprakash, 4MNPNP: An organic centrosymmetric material for third order nonlinear optics, National laser symposium-22, MIT, Manipal, January 8-11.2014.
  • S Raghavendra, K V A Kumar, T Chandrashekhara Shetty, S M Dharmaprakash, Structural, thermal, linear and nonlinear optical characterization of new FMP chalcone crystals , National conference on condensed matter physics and applications (CMPA), held on December 27-28, Manipal, 2013.
  • K V A Kumar, S M Dharmaprakash, Structural and optical studies of electron irradiated dye thin film, (NCAMA-2013), NIT Tiruchirappalli, April 4-5, 2013.
  • K V A Kumar, S Raghavendra, T Chandrashekhara Shetty, S M Dharmaprakash, Linear and non-linear optical properties of hetero aryl chalcone, National conference on Smart materials and technologies for emerging electronics (NC-SMTEE), Mangalore Institute of technology and engineering, Moodabidri, March 8-9, 2013.
  • S Raghavendra, K V A Kumar, A Jayarama, T Chandrashekhara Shetty, S M Dharmaprakash, Optical and thermal study of new nonlinear organic compound-1-(4-chloro-3-methylphenyl)-3-(4-nitrophenyl)prop-2-en-1-one, National conference on Smart materials and technologies for emerging electronics (NC-SMTEE), Mangalore Institute of technology and engineering, Moodabidri, March 8-9, 2013.

Conferences

Participation in seminars/workshops/conferences/conventions:

  • XIVth refresher course in experimental physics (Indian academy of science-Bangalore, Indian national science academy-Newdelhi, National academy of sciences of India) from June 1-16, 2009 at department of Physics and Material Science Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri.
  • National workshop on optoelectronics and optical communications, Dept. of optoelectronics, University of Kerala during 5-6 January 2011.
  • DST-SERC school on theoretical techniques in atomic and molecular collision physics at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan during 10-28 January 2011.
  • Annual photonics workshop, International school of photonics & Centre of excellence in lasers and opto-electronic sciences (UGC), Cochin University, Kerala during 27-28 February 2012.
  • 2nd national workshop on characterization techniques (UGC-SAP), School of physics, Alagappa University, Karaikudi during 21-23 March 2013, Tamilnadu.

Awards & achievements

  • Received the best paper presentation award in the international conference (ICOPMA-2015) held at SASTRA University (February 27-28), Tanjavur, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Received the best paper presentation award in the national conference (NBA-2017) held at Yenepoya University (March 16), Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Received the best paper presentation award in the international conference (AFMEEHC-2019) held at Mysore University (March 18-20), Mysore, Karnataka, India.

Any Other

  • Hands on experience with PXRD (Model- Rigaku Miniflex 600 ), UV-VIS Spectroscopy (Shimadzu 1800), AFM (Nano-surf), DSC-TGA (SDT Q 600),
  • Thin film coating techniques (Thermal evaporation, Spin coating, Pulsed laser deposition).
  • Optimised Z-Scan set up in the lab using nanosecond Nd:YAG laser (Max.Energy- 200mJ at 532nm & 450mJ at 1064), 10Hz, 8ns pulses)
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