Journals (SCI)

Enhanced Performance of Nanoporous Titanium Dioxide Solar Cells Using Cadmium Sulfide and Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Co-Sensitizers, Murugathas Thanihaichelvan, Kodikara, Punniamoorthy Ravarajan, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, Polymers 9(10):467 , 2017

Enhancement of hole-mobility in Hybrid Titanium Dioxide / Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanocomposites by Employing an Oligothiophene dye as Interface Modifier, K Prashanthan, T Thivakarasarma, P Ravirajan, M Planells, N Robertson, J Nelson, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 5 (45), 11758-11762, 2017

Multi-walled carbon nanotube incorporated nanoporous titanium dioxide electrodes for hybrid polymer solar cells, Balashangar, S. Paranthaman, M. Thanihaichelvan, P.A. Amalraj, Dhayalan Velauthapillai  and P. Ravirajan, Materials Letters 219, 265-268, 2018

Thanihaichelvan, S.Loheeswaran K.Balashangar, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P.Ravirajan , Polymer/Fullerene Blend Solar Cells with Cadmium Sulfide Thin Film as an Alternative Hole-Blocking Layer, Polymers 11(3), 460, 2019

Conference Articles

T. Thivakarasarma, A. Pirashanthan, S.Loheswaran, K. Balashangar, K. Prashanthan, M. Thanihaichelvan, P.A. Amalraj, S. Rasalingam, N. Robertson, J. Nelson, V.Dhayalan, and P. Ravirajan, Role of interface modifiers on enhancing the performance of Hybrid Nanocrystalline Metal oxides / Polymer Solar cells, International Symposium on NANOMATERIALS FOR CLEAN ENERGY AND HEALTH APPLICATIONS, 6-8 December 2017, Coimbatore, India

Synthesis and characterization of Niobium(V) and Silver(0)-doped visible light responsive titania nanorods, R.B.S.D. Rajapakshe, A.S. Malikaramage, P., Ravirajan, Dhayalan Velauthapillai and R.M.G. Rajapakse, The 28th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena 22-24 September 2017, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Air-stable organic-inorganic metal halide perovskite material for solar cells co-authored by Uthayaraj, S, Shivatharsiny, R, Dhayalan, V, and Ravirajan, P, International Conference on Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells  and Solar Energy Applications (SOLAR ASIA – 2018),  Kandy, January 4-6, 2018

Pirashanthan. A, Thanihaichelvan. M, Shivatharsiny. R, Dhayalan V, Prof. Ravirajan. P, Multifunctional Novel Ruthenium Dye (RuC) for Nanocrystalline Titanium dioxide / Poly (3-hexylthiophene) hybrid Solar Cells, The 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research – 2018 (ICAMR-2018), Japan, P60

S. Uthayaraj, R.Shivatharsiny, V. Dhayalan, and P. Ravirajan, Air-stable organic-inorganic metal halide perovskite material for solar cells, Proceedings of Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells and Solar Energy Applications, 4-6 January 2018, Kandy, Sri Lanka, P111

T. Thivakarasharma, K. Prashanthan, M. Thanihaichelvan, K. Balashangar, P.A. Amalraj, N.Robertson, J. Nelson, V. Dhayalan,and P. Ravirajan, Strategies to improve charge transport in hybrid metal oxide/ polymer solar cells using dyes and multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Proceedings of Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells and Solar Energy Applications, 4-6 January 2018, Kandy, Sri Lanka, P109

Thanihaichchelvan, L. Selvadurai, K. Balashangar, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Titanium dioxide and Cadmium sulfide thin films as the hole-blocking layer for P3HT:PCBM bulk-hetero-junction solar cells, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna P16

Malikaramge, N. Prabawathy Nagarajan, G. Rjapakse, A. Kumara, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Application and characterization of blueberry fruit pigment as the photosensitizer for high performance and stable natural DSSC, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P26

Uthayaraj, R. Shivatharsiny, P. Selvakumar, G. R. A. Kumara, G. Rajapakse , Dhayalan Velauthappillai, P. Ravirajan, Effect of Hole Transporting Materials on the performance of Perovskite solar cells in air, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P30

Kumari, T. Mohanaramanan, H. Atapattu, S. De Silva, Alternative back contact materials for CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells, P. Ravirajan, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P45

Shivatharsiny, A. Pirashanthan, M. Thanihaichelvan, K. Mariappan, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Multifunctionality of novel Ruthenium Dye (RuC) as an interface modifier for Nanocrystalline TiO2/Poly (3-hexylthiophene) hybrid Solar Cells, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P46

Ubeysekara, A. Malikaramage, V. Ramakrishnan, G. Rajapakshe, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, Silver nanoparticles-decorated visible light responsive titania nano-rods for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Ravirajan, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P47

Tharmalingam, S. Uthayaraj, A. Pirashanthan, R. Shivatharsiny, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Optimizing the performance of perovskite solar cells by varying active layer thickness, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P48

Rajaramanan, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, M. Senthilnanthanan, Enhancing the performance of dye sensitized solar cells using Ru-doped TiO2 electrode, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P49

Pirashanthan, S. Suganya, M. Thanihaichelvan, N. Robertson, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Efficient Hybrid Titanium dioxide / Poly-3-hexylthiophene Solar Cells using an oligothiophene dye as an interface modifier, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P50

Malikaramge, D. Rajapakshe, G. Rjapakse, A. Kumara, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, P. Ravirajan, Synthesis and characterization of Silver deposited Iridium doped TiO2 Nano composites and their applications in photon up conversion, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P160

Sivagowri, P. Ravirajan, Dhayalan Velauthapillai, A. A. Christy, R. Shivatharsiny, Cobalt disulfide embedded TiO2 nanocomposites for hydrogen production under UV irradiation, Proceeding of Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Health Applications (AMCEHA-2019), Jaffna, P161