Rakesha Kakkrannaya A

Assistant Professor
  • M Sc
  • Courses Taught : Lasers, quantum mechanics, classical mechanics, atomic and molecular physics, thin films
  • Area of Expertise : Thin films, nanotechnology

Contact Details

Research Details

  • Ph. D pursuing in Dept. of Physics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE); Titled “Investigation on the properties of silver particulate films deposited on electron beam irradiated polymer systems”

Publications

  • A. Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, Ganesh Sanjeev, Manjunatha Pattabi, “The effect of electron irradiation on the structure and the optical properties of silver particulate films deposited on modified thermoplastic polymer substrates”, Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 122, pp. 221, 2016.
  • A. Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, Ganesh Sanjeev, Manjunatha Pattabi, “Effect of polymer–metal interaction and substrate temperature on the properties of vacuum-evaporated silver nanoparticulate films”, Journal of Materials Science, vol. 53, pp. 12908–12920, 2018.

Conference

Conferences/workshops/symposiums attended

  • Application of Mathematics in Science and Technology, Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, 2017-Moodabidri, Karnataka, India,
  • Scientific/Research paper writing, The National Academy of Sciences, 2012-CIFE, Mumbai, India.
  • National workshop on Computational Physics, Alva’s college, Centre for PG studies and Research-2017-Moodabidri, Karnataka, India.
  • Workshop on Physics and Chemistry of materials, Dept. of Materials Science, Mangalore University-2008-Karnataka, India.
  • Workshop on “Chemistry in the New Millennium” at M.G.M. College, Udupi, on 22-07-2000

PAPERS PRESENTED IN THE NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS

  • Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, Ganesh Sanjeev, “Growth and optical characterization of silver films deposited on doped polymer substrates”, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics-CMDAYS-2012, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.
  • Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, Ganesh Sanjeev, Vijay khedekar, “Optical and Structural studies of silver particulate films deposited on organosilane doped polymer substrates”, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications-CMPA-2012, MIT Manipal.
  • Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, S. C. Gurumurthy, Manjunatha Pattabi, Ganesh Sanjeev, Sudheendra Hebbar, “Morphological studies of silver particulate films deposited on MPTMS doped polymer substrates”, International conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science- RAMS 2012-Bangalore.
  • Rakesha Kakkrannaya, K. Mohan Rao, Amita Tolpadi, Ganesh Sanjeev, “AFM studies of metal particulate films on soft, doped polymer substrates”, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications-CMPA 2013-MIT Manipal.

Awards & Achievements

  • Won the Second Best Researcher (through poster presentation) award with Certificate of Appreciation at Manipal Academy of Higher Education Poster competition 2014-15 held on 3rd Jan 2015 in the Science & Humanities category.
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