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Mr.A.Pirashanthan – BScHons(Physics)(SEU)
Hybrid Metal Oxide and polymer solar cells
Enhancing the performance of hybrid TiO2 / Polymer and dye sensitised Solar Cells using thiophene dyes
Prof.P.Ravirajan
Prof.Neil Robertson & Prof.D.Velauthapillai

Submitted MPhil thesis and continuing the research work

1 year & 5 months

  1. Pirashanthan, A.; Kajana, T.; Velauthapillai, D.; Shivatharsiny, Y.; Bentouba, S.; Ravirajan, P. Roles of Interfacial Modifiers in Inorganic Titania/Organic Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Heterojunction Hybrid Solar Cells. Nanomaterials 202212. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 5.076.
  2. Kajana, T.; Pirashanthan, A.; Yuvapragasam, A.; Velauthapillai, D.; Ravirajan, P.; Senthilnanthanan, M. Bimetallic AC/Ag2CrO4/SnS heterostructure photoanode for energy conversion and storage: A self-powered Photocapacitor. J. Power Sources 2022, 520, 230883. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 9.127.
  3. Bentouba, S.; Bourouis, M.; Zioui, N.; Pirashanthan, A.; Velauthapillai, D. Performance assessment of a 20 MW photovoltaic power plant in a hot climate using real data and simulation tools. Energy Reports 2021, 7, 7297–7314.  Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 6.870.
  4. Pirashanthan, A.; Velauthapillai, D.; Robertson, N.; Ravirajan, P. Lithium doped poly (3-hexylthiophene) for efficient hole transporter and sensitizer in metal free quaterthiophene dye treated hybrid solar cells. Sci. Rep. 2021, 11, 1–8. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 4.379.
  5. Pirashanthan, A.; Thanihaichelvan, M.; Mariappan, K.; Dhayalan, V.; Ravirajan, P.; Yohi, S. Synthesis of a carboxylic acid-based ruthenium sensitizer and its applicability towards Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Sol. Energy 2021, 225, 399–406. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 5.742.
  6. Pirashanthan, A.; Murugathas, T.; Mariappan, K.; Ravirajan, P.; Velauthapillai, D.; Yohi, S. A Multifunctional Ruthenium based Dye for Hybrid Nanocrystalline Titanium dioxide/Poly (3-hexylthiophene) Solar Cells. Materials Letters 2020, 127997. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 3.423.
  7. Pirashanthan, A.; Murugathas, T.; Robertson, N.; Ravirajan, P.; Velauthapillai, D. A Quarterthiophene-Based Dye as an Efficient Interface Modifier for Hybrid Titanium Dioxide/Poly (3-hexylthiophene)(P3HT) Solar Cells. Polymers 201911, 1752. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 4.329.

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Mr. T. Thivakarasarma – BScHons(Physics)(Jaffna)
CdS/CdTe thin-film solar cells
CdS/CdTe thin-film solar cells Optimizing the performance of CdS/CdTe Thin film Solar Cell with Selected Copper Compounds
Prof.P.Ravirajan
Prof.D.Velauthapillai

Pursuing research work at HVL

2 months

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Miss. W. C. P. Wanniarachchi – BScHons(Physics)(Jaffna)
Modelling and simulation
Modelling and Simulation for mixed anion perovskite for photovoltaic application
Dr.A.Thevakaran
Prof.D.Velauthapillai & Prof.P.Ravirajan

Pursuing research work at HVL

07 months

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Mr. Abiram Gnanasampanthan., BScEng (Hons) (Moratuwa), AMIE(SL)
Field-effect Transistor
Optical and electrical engineering of perovskite Thin-film field-effect Transistor
Dr. M. Thanihaichelvan
Prof.D.Velauthapillai & Prof.P.Ravirajan

Pursuing research work at HVL

2 months

  1. Abiram, G.; Gourji, F.H.; Pitchaiya, S.; Ravirajan, P.; Murugathas, T.; Velauthapillai, D. Air processed Cs2AgBiBr6 lead-free double perovskite high-mobility thin-film field-effect transistors. Scientific Reports 202212, 2455Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 4.380.

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V. Aeneas Jerron BScHons(Physics)(Jaffna)
Computational Modelling
Computational Modelling and Simulation Study on Degradation of Scaffolds in Bone Tissue Engineering
Dr. T. Pathmathas
Prof. D. Velauthapillai and Prof. P. Ravirajan

Pursuing research work at HVL

2 months

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Mr.Y.Elilan BScHons (Chemistry)(Jaffna)
Hydrogen production through water splitting
Nanostructured MS2/MSe2- TiO2 Photocatalysts for Hydrogen production
Dr. (Mrs.) Yohi Shivatharsiny
Prof. D. Velauthapillai and Prof. P. Ravirajan

Pursuing research work at UOJ

  1. Shanmugaratnam, S.; Yogenthiran, E.; Koodali, R.; Ravirajan, P.; Velauthapillai, D.; Shivatharsiny, Y. Recent Progress and Approaches on Transition Metal Chalcogenides for Hydrogen Production. Energies 202114, 8265. Scopus, SCI expanded, Impact Factor: 3.004.