Publications

Highly crystalline zinc incorporated hydroxyapatite nanorods’ synthesis, characterization, thermal, biocompatibility, and antibacterial study
B Gayathri, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, SB Santhosh
Applied Physics A, 123 (12), 747, 2017.


Effect of solvents in the extraction and stability of anthocyanin from the petals of Caesalpiniapulcherrima for natural dye sensitized solar cell applications
N Prabavathy, S Shalini, R Balasundaraprabhu, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Prasanna, PravinWalke, N Muthukumarasamy
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28 (13), 9882-9892, 2017.


Annealing Induced Shape Transformation of CZTS Nanorods Based Thin Films
G Rajesh, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, SK Batabyal
Langmuir, 33 (24), 6151-6158, 2017.


Size controlled synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles by modified solvothermal method towards effective photo catalytic and pholtovoltaic applications
MR Venkatraman, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, VijayshankarAsokan, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Materials Research Bulletin, 97, 351-360, 2017.


Zirconium oxide post treated tin doped TiO 2 for dye sensitized solar cells
Y Akila, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, S Senthilarasu, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 57, 24-31, 2017.


Enhancement in the photostability of natural dyes for dye‐sensitized solar cell (DSSC) applications: a review
N Prabavathy, S Shalini, R Balasundaraprabhu, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Prasanna, N Muthukumarasamy
International Journal of Energy Research, 41(10), 1372-1396, 2017.


The performance of CdS quantum dot sensitized ZnO nanorod-based solar cell
D Vinoth Pandi, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, MR Venkat Raman, Y Akila, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 80 (3), 867-872, 2016.


Synthesis and characterization of zeolite NaA and NaY coating on mild steel
S Keerthana, S Agilan, N Muthukumarasamy, R Balasundaraprabhu, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 79, 510-519, 2016.


Effect of Chromium and Cobalt Addition on Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of NiO Nanoparticles
PothapalayamMahaliPonnusamy, SanthanamAgilan, Natarajan Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai
ZeitschriftfürPhysikalischeChemie, 230, 1185-1197, 2016.


Enhanced performance of natural dye sensitised solar cells fabricated using rutile TIO 2 nanorods 
Y Akila, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, Tapas K Mallick, S Senthilarasu, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Optical Materials, 58, 76-83, 2016.


Sea grass like arranged TiO2 
Y Akila, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, S Senthilarasu, D Velauthapillai
Applied Physics A, 122 (8), 1-9, 2016.


Magnesium incorporated Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles: Preparation, Characterization, antibacterial and larvicidal activity
G Udhayakumar, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, SB Santhosh
Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2016.


Structural, optical and magnetic properties of undopedNiO and Fe-doped NiO nanoparticles synthesized by wet-chemical process
PM Ponnusamy, S Agilan, N Muthukumarasamy, TS Senthil, G Rajesh, MR Venkatraman, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Materials Characterization, 114, 166-171, 2016.


Studies on cobalt doped NiO nanoparticles prepared by simple chemical method 
PM Ponnusamy, S Agilan, N Muthukumarasamy, M Raja, D Velauthapillai
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 27 (1), 399-406, 2016.


Structural and optical properties of Ga-doped CdO nanocrystalline thin films
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, ARanjitha, D Velauthapillai
Superlattices and Microstructures, 86, 559-563, 2015.


Effect of reaction time on the formation of TiO 2 nanotubes prepared by hydrothermal method 
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, 126 (20), 2491-2494, 2015.


Solvothermal synthesis of TiO2/CNT composites and its physical and chemical properties
MR Venkatraman, N Muthukumarasamy, R Balasundaraprabhu, S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai
SOLID STATE PHYSICS: Proceedings of the 59th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 2014.


Basellaalbarubra spinach pigment-sensitized TiO2 thin film-based solar cells
N Gokilamani, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, ARanjitha, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Applied Nanoscience, 5 (3), 297-303, 2015.


Natural dye sensitized TiO 2 nanorods assembly of broccoli shape based solar cells
AkilaYuvapragasam, N Muthukumarasamy, S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, TS Senthil, SenthilarasuSundaram
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 148, 223-231, 2015.


Solution-based synthesis of high yield CZTS (Cu 2 ZnSnS 4) spherical quantum dots
G Rajesh, N Muthukumarasamy, EP Subramanian, MR Venkatraman, S Agilan, V Ragavendran, M Thambidurai, S Velumani, Junsin Yi, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Superlattices and Microstructures, 77, 305-312, 2015.


Enhanced photovoltaic performance of quantum dot-sensitized solar cell fabricated using Al-doped ZnO nanorod electrode
M Raja, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundrapraphu, TS Senthil, S Agilan
Superlattices and Microstructures, 80, 53-62, 2015.


Synthesis and characterization of NaA zeolite powder/film deposited on alumina beads by dip-coating method
S Keerthana, S Agilan, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 72 (3), 637-643, 2014.


Quantum dot sensitized aluminium doped and copper doped ZnO nanostructure based solar cells
M Raja, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundraprabhu, S Agilan, TS Senthil
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 25 (11), 5035-5040, 2014.


Inverted organic solar cells based on Cd-doped TiO 2 as an electron extraction layer
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, DhayalanVelauthapillai, AMadhan Kumar, Zuhair M Gasem
Superlattices and Microstructures, 74, 114-122, 2014.


Solar cells of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films prepared by chemical bath deposition method
EP Subramaniam, G Rajesh, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, VijayshankarAsokan, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, 52 (9), 620-624, 2014.


Grape pigment (malvidin-3-fructoside) as natural sensitizer for dye-sensitized solar cells
N Gokilamani, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, ARanjitha, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 3 (3), 1-7, 2014.


Influence of copper on the morphology and properties of one dimensional ZnO nanorod structures
M Raja, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, R Balasundaraprabhu
Superlattices and Microstructures, 72, 102-110, 2014.


Fabrication of Ni-doped TiO 2 thin film photoelectrode for solar cells
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundaraprabhu, S Agilan
Solar Energy, 106, 159-165, 2014.


Studies on bundle like ZnO nanorods for solar cell applications
M Raja, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundaraprabhu, S Agilan, TS Senthil
Solar Energy, 106, 129-135, 2014.


Nanocrystalline Ga-doped ZnO thin films for inverted polymer solar cells
M Thambidurai, Jun Young Kim, Jiyun Song, YoungjunKo, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, Changhee Lee
Solar Energy, 106, 95-101, 2014.


Rosa centifolia sensitized ZnO nanorods for photoelectrochemical solar cell applications
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee
Solar Energy, 106, 143-150, 2014.


Enhanced photovoltaic performance of inverted organic solar cells with In-doped ZnO as an electron extraction layer
M Thambidurai, Jun Young Kim, Chan-mo Kang, N Muthukumarasamy, Hyung-Jun Song, Jiyun Song, YoungjunKo, DhayalanVelauthapillai, Changhee Lee
Renewable Energy, 66, 433-442, 2014.


Enhanced photovoltaic performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells with Ag-doped TiO2 nanocrystalline thin films
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, D Velauthapillai
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 25 (6), 2724-2729, 2014.


Enhanced Power Conversion Efficiency of Inverted Organic Solar Cells by Using Solution Processed Sn-Doped TiO2 as an Electron Transport Layer 
Changhee Lee ThambiduraiMariyappan, Jun Young Kim, Hyung-jun Song, YoungjunKo, Ho Jung Syn, Muthukumarasamy Natarajan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, Victor W Bergmann, Stefan Weber
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014.


High-Efficiency Inverted Organic Solar Cells with Polyethylene oxide-Modified Zn-doped TiO2 as Interfacial Electron Transport Layer
Changhee Lee ThambiduraiMariyappan, Jun Young Kim, YoungjunKo, Hyung-jun Song, Hyeonwoo Shin, Jiyun Song, Yeonkyung Lee, Muthukumarasamy Natarajan, DhayalanVelauthapillai.
Nanoscale, 6, 8585-8589, 2014.


Solanumnigrum and Ecliptaalba leaf pigments for dye sensitized solar cell applications
N Gokilamani, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, ARanjitha, DhayalanVelauthapillai 
Journal of sol-gel science and technology, 69 (1), 17-20, 2014.


Quantum confinement effects in Gd-doped CdS nanoparticles prepared by chemical precipitation technique
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 24 (11), 4535-4541, 2013.


Dye-sensitized solar cells with natural dyes extracted from rose petals 
N Gokilamani, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, ARanjitha, DhayalanVelauthapillai, TS Senthil, R Balasundaraprabhu 
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 24 (9), 3394-3402, 2013.


CdS quantum dot sensitized nanocrystalline Gd-doped TiO2 thin films for photoelectrochemical solar cells
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundaraprabhu, S Agilan 
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 24 (8), 3014-3020, 2013.


Synthesis and characterization of flower like ZnO nanorods for dye-sensitized solar cells
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 24 (7), 2367-2371, 2013.


Chemical bath deposition of ZnO nanorods for dye sensitized solar cell applications
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 24 (6), 1921-1926, 2013.


Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films by dip-coating method without sulphurization 
G Rajesh, N Muthukumarasamy, EP Subramaniam, S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai 
Journal of sol-gel science and technology, 66 (2), 288-292, 2013.


Utilization of natural anthocyanin pigments as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells
N Gokilamani, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, ARanjitha, DhayalanVelauthapillai
Journal of sol-gel science and technology, 66 (2), 212-219, 2013.


Preparation and characterization of copper dendrite like structure by chemical method
SenthilKumaran, ChinnaKannaiyan, SanthanamAgilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, Natarajan Muthukumarasamy, MariyappanThambidurai, ArumugamRanjitha, RangasamyBalasundaraprabhu, ThottipalayamSubramaniyanSenthil
Advanced Materials Research, 678, 27-31, 2013.


Preparation and characterization of copper dendrite like structure by chemical method 
SenthilKumaran, ChinnaKannaiyan, SanthanamAgilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, Natarajan Muthukumarasamy, MariyappanThambidurai, ArumugamRanjitha, RangasamyBalasundaraprabhu, ThottipalayamSubramaniyanSenthil
Advanced Materials Research, 678, 27-31, 2013.


Synthesis of garland like ZnO nanorods and their application in dye sensitized solar cells
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee
Materials Letters, 92, 104-107, 2013.


CdSe Quantum Dot Sensitized TiO2 Thin Film for Solar Cell Application
A Ranjitha, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, DhayalanVelauthapillai, R Balasundaraprabhu, S Agilan 
Asian Journal of Chemistry 25 (Supplementary Issue), S402, 2013.


Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nano Powder by Hydrothermal Method
EP Subramaniam, N Muthukumarasamy, G Rajesh, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan
Asian Journal of Chemistry, 25 (2013).


Synthesis of ZnO nanorods and their application in quantum dot sensitized solar cells
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, D Velauthapillai, C Lee, JY Kim
Journal of sol-gel science and technology, 64 (3), 750-755, 2012.


Preparation of Copper cactus like structure by chemical method
CK SenthilKumaran, S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, TS Senthil 
Journal of NanoScience and NanoTechnology, 1 (1), P: 14-18, 2012.


THE EFFECT OF ANNEALING ON THE MORPHOLOGY OF COPPER DENDRITE STRUCTURE
CK SENTHIL KUMARAN, S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, TS Senthil
Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, 7 (2), 771-775, 2012.


Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties of Cobalt-Doped CdS Quantum Dots
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Journal of electronic materials, 41 (4), 665-672,2012.


Impedance spectroscopy and dielectric properties of cobalt doped CdS nanoparticles
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Powder Technology, 217, 1-6, 2012.


Effect of Cr-doping on the structural and optical properties of CdS nanoparticles prepared by chemical precipitation method 
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Murugan, JharnaChaudhuri, Siva Parameswaran, ArchisMarathe, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 23 (2), 618-624, 2012.


Dye-sensitized ZnO nanorod based photoelectrochemical solar cells with natural dyes extracted from Ixoracoccinea, Mulberry and Beetroot
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Sabari Arul, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 22 (11), 1662-1666, 2011.


Natural dye (cyanidin 3-O-glucoside) sensitized nanocrystalline TiO 2 solar cell fabricated using liquid electrolyte/quasi-solid-state polymer electrolyte
TS Senthil, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan, M Thambidurai, R Balasundaraprabhu
Renewable Energy, 36 (9), 2484-2488, 2011.


A mathematical model to predict the grain size of nanocrystalline CdS thin films based on the deposition condition used in the sol–gel spin coating method
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, N Murugan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, S Agilan, R Balasundaraprabhu
Applied Physics A, 104 (4), 1129-1136, 2011.


Synthesis and Characterization of Selenium Nanowires
S Agilan, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Muthukumarasamy, M Thambidurai, TS Senthil, R Balasundaraprabhu
International Scholarly Research Notices, 2011


Nanocrystalline CdS thin films prepared by sol-gel spin coating
M Thambidurai, N Muthukumarasamy, DhayalanVelauthapillai, N Murugan, S Agilan, S Vasantha, R Balasundaraprabhu
International Journal of Materials Research, 102 (5), 584-586, 2011.

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