Publications (2021)

  1. "Group-IV(A) Janus dichalcogenide monolayers and their interfaces straddle gigantic shear and in-plane piezoelectricity" Pradip Nandi,   Ashima Rawat,   Raihan Ahammed,   Nityasagar Jena,  Abir De Sarkar*, Nanoscale, 2021 (Accepted) 

Publications (2020)

  1. "Electronic Band Structure and Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics of Two Dimensional (2D) Semiconductor Nanoplatelets (NPLs) in the Presence of Electron Acceptor for Optoelectronic Applications" Avisek Dutta, Anusri Medda, Rajesh Bera, Ashima Rawat, Abir De Sarkar*, Amitava Patra*J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 48, 26434–26442  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c07083                                                                                                                                             

  2. "2D HfN2/graphene interface based Schottky device: unmatched controllability in electrical contacts and carrier concentration via electrostatic gating and out-of-plane strain" Manish Kumar Mohanta and Abir De Sarkar, Applied Surface Science, 540, 2, 148389  DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.148389                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

  3. "Interfacial hybridization of Janus MoSSe and BX (X= P, As) monolayers for ultrathin excitonic solar cell, nanopiezotronics and low-power memory devices" Manish Kumar Mohanta and Abir De Sarkar, Nanoscale, 2020,12, 22645-22657   DOI: 10.1039/D0NR07000A                                                                                      

  4. "Ultrahigh Out-of-Plane Piezoelectricity Meets Giant Rashba Effect in 2D Janus Monolayers and Bilayers of Group IV Transition Metal Tri-Chalcogenides", Raihan Ahammed, Nityasagar Jena, Ashima Rawat, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Dimple and Abir De Sarkar*, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 39, 21250–21260   DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c05134                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  5. "Coupled spin and valley polarization in monolayer HfN2 and unprecedented valley contrasting physics at HfN2-WSe2 interface", Manish Kumar Mohanta and Abir De Sarkar*, Phys. Rev. B 102 (2020) 125414  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.125414                                                                                                                                   

  6. "Exceptional mechano-electronic properties in HfN2 monolayer: promising candidate in low-power flexible electronics, memory devices and photocatalysis", Manish Kumar Mohanta, Fathima IS, Abir De Sarkar*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020,22, 21275-21287 DOI: 10.1039/D0CP02999H                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  7. Two-dimensional ultrathin van der Waals heterostructures of indium selenide and boron monophosphide for superfast nanoelectronics, excitonic solar cells and digital data storage devices, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Amal Kishore, Abir De Sarkar, Nanotechnology 31 (2020) 495208. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/abaf20                                                                                                                                                                             

  8. Electronic Structure Modulation of 2D Colloidal CdSe Nanoplatelets by Au25 Clusters for High-Performance Photodetector: Anusri Medda, Avisek Dutta, Dipankar Bain, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar and Amitava Patra, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 36, 19793–19801  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04774                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  9. Giant tunability in electrical contacts and doping via inconsiderable normal electric field strength or gating for a high-performance in ultrathin field effect transistors based on 2D BX/graphene: Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar, Applied Surface Science, 526 (2020) 146749. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.146749                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  10. Ultra-low thermal conductivity and super-slow hot-carrier thermalization induced by a huge phononic gap in multifunctional nanoscale boron pnictides: Manish Kumar Mohanta, Dimple, Ashima Rawat, Nityasagar Jena, Raihan Ahammed, Abir De Sarkar*, Physica E 124 (2020) 114222. DOI: 10.1016/j.physe.2020.114222                                                                                                                                                                                    

  11. An Experimental and Theoretical Study into Interface Structure and Band Alignment of the Cu2Zn1-xCdxSnS4 Heterointerface for Photovoltaic Applications: Sachin R. Rondiya, Yogesh Jadhav, Nelson Y. Dzade, Raihan Ahammed, Tanmay Goswami, Abir De Sarkar, Sandesh Jadkar, Santosh K. Haram and Hirendra N. Ghosh, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 3(6) (2020) 5153–5162                                                                                                                                                                                                       

  12. Superhigh flexibility and out-of-plane piezoelectricity together with strong anharmonic phonon scattering induced extremely low lattice thermal conductivity in hexagonal buckled CdX (X= S, Se): Manish Kumar Mohanta, Ashima Rawat, Nityasagar Jena,Raihan Ahammed,Abir De Sarkar*. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 32 (2020) 355301 , DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/ab8d73​                                                                                                                                        

  13. Nanoscale Interfaces of Janus Monolayers of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for 2D Photovoltaic and Piezoelectric Applications: 1. Ashima Rawat, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Nityasagar Jena, Dimple, Raihan Ahammed, Abir De Sarkar*, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2020) 10385–10397DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02199                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  14. Tweaking the physics of interfaces between monolayers of buckled cadmium sulfide for a superhigh piezoelectricity, excitonic solar cell efficiency and thermoelectricity: Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar*, (2020) ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12: 18123-18137. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c00864                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  15. Impact of transverse and vertical gate electric field on vibrational and electronic properties of MoS2: Renu Rani, Nityasagar Jena, Anirban Kundu, Abir De Sarkar*, Kiran Shankar Hazra*, (2020) Journal of Applied Physics, 127: 145101. DOI: 10.1063/1.5131845                                                                                                                    

  16. Electrochemically customized assembly of a hybrid xerogel material via combined covalent and non-covalent conjugation chemistry: an approach for boosting the cycling performance of pseudocapacitors: Taniya Purkait, Dimple, Navpreet Kamboj, Manisha Das, Subhajit Sarkar, Abir De Sarkar, Ramendra Sundar Dey*, (2020) Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 8: 6740-6756. DOI: 10.1039/D0TA02477E                                                                                                                                               

  17. Ultra-low lattice thermal conductivity and giant phonon-electric field coupling in hafnium dichalcogenide monolayers: Dimple, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Ashima Rawat, Nityasagar Jena, Raihan Ahammed, Abir De Sarkar*, (2020) Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, . DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/ab7e5f                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  18. Electronic, quantum transport and optical properties analysis of doped phosphorene sheet: Sukhbir Singh, Abir De Sarkar, Inderpreet Kaur, (2020) International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, . DOI: 10.1080/03067319.2019.1686489                                                                                                                                       

  19. Proton Triggered Fluorescence Switching in Self-Exfoliated Ionic Covalent Organic Nanosheets for Applications in Selective Detection of Anions: Harpreet Singh, Manisha Devi, Nityasagar Jena, Mohamed Musthafa Iqbal, Yogendra Nailwal, Abir De Sarkar*, Santanu Kumar Pal*, (2020) ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12: 13248-13255. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b20743                                                                                                                                             

  20. Interfacing boron monophosphide with molybdenum disulphide for an ultrahigh performance in thermoelectrics, 2D excitonic solar cells and nanopiezotronics: Manish Kumar Mohanta, Ashima Rawat, Nityasagar Jena, Dimple, Raihan Ahammed,Abir De Sarkar*, (2020) ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12: 3114-3126. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b16866                                                                                                                                                         

  21. The role of exfoliating solvents for control synthesis of few-layer graphene-like nanosheets in energy storage applications: Theoretical and experimental investigation: Taniya Purkait, Raihan Ahammad, Abir De Sarkar, Ramendra Sundar Dey*, (2020) Applied Surface Science, 509: 145375. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.145375                                                                                                                                                                                 

  22. ZrS3/MS2 and ZrS3/MXY (MMo, W; X, YS, Se, Te; X ≠ Y) type-II van der Waals hetero-bilayers: Prospective candidates in 2D excitonic solar cells: Raihan Ahammed, Ashima Rawat, Nityasagar Jena, Dimple, Manish Kumar Mohanta,Abir De Sarkar*, (2020) Applied Surface Science, 499: 143894. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.143894


Publications (2019)

  1. Manish Kumar Mohanta, Ashima Rawat, Dimple, Nityasagar Jena, Raihan Ahammed, Abir De Sarkar*, "Superhigh out-of-plane piezoelectricity, low thermal conductivity and photocatalytic abilities in ultrathin 2D van der Waals heterostructures of Boron Monophosphide and Gallium Nitride", Nanoscale 11 (2019) 21880-21890                                                                                                                                                                                       

  2. Nityasagar Jena, Dimple, Raihan Ahammed, Ashima Rawat, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar*,"Valley drift and valley current modulation in a strained monolayer MoS2", Physical Review B 100, 165413 (2019)                                                                                                                                                        

  3. Ashima Rawat, Raihan Ahammed, Dimple Sharma, Nityasagar Jena, Manish Kumar Mohanta, Abir De Sarkar*, "Solar Energy Harvesting in Type II van der Waals Heterostructures of Semiconducting Group III Monochalcogenide Monolayers", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123 (2019) 12666-12675                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  4. Manisha Das,  Nityasagar Jena,  Taniya Purkait,  Navpreet Kamboj,  Abir De Sarkar,  Ramendra Sundar Dey, "Single-phase Ni5P4-Copper foam superhydrophilic and aerophobic core-shell nanostructures for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7(2019)23989-23999                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

  5. Sukhbir Singh, Abir De Sarkar, Inderpreet Kaur, "Electronic, Quantum Transport and Optical Properties Analysis of Doped Phosphorene Sheet", International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry (accepted)                                                                                                                                              

  6. Pulkit Bindra, Kamaljit Kaur, Ashima Rawat, Abir De Sarkar, Monika Singh and Vijayakumar Shanmugam, "Nano-hives for plant stimuli controlled targeted ironfertilizer application", Chemical Engineering Journal 375 (2019) 121995


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