Instruments and Techniques


Crystal growth
- Optical floating zone method (four-mirror furnace)
- Flux growth
- Chemical Vaport Transport

Synthesis techniques
- Arc-melting
- Mechanical milling
- Solid-state reaction
- Wet-chemical

Characterization techaniques
- Bruker D8 advamnce powder x-ray diffractometer
- Laue diffraction (photonics Sciecne)
- Single crystal diffraction (Bruker)
- TGA/DSC Jupiter F1 (Netzsch)
- Glove-box (Mbraun)
Measurement equipment
- Evercool II PPMS (QD) with standard options, torque magnetometer and oven
- MPMS (QD)
- Laser flash appratus/Linseis (from 300 K to 1300 K)
- Simultaneaous Thermal Analyzer/Linseis (from 300 K to 1300 K)
- Glove-box (Mbraun)
Characterization techaniques
- Bruker D8 advamnce powder x-ray diffractometer
- Laue diffraction (photonics Sciecne

EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH


Project title period of funding Funding agency Amount (Rs) Status
Crystal growth of the newly discovered high-temperature Iron-arsenide superconductors AFe2As2 (A = Ba, Ca, Sr and Eu) 2013 - 2016 DST SERB 27 Lakh Completed
Personnel Excahnge Program - Indo-Switzerland. Electronic, Magnetic and Non-magnetic Doping of Quantum Spin Chains 2012 - 2014 DST SERB / SWISS 5 Lakh Completed
Member of the consortium for thematic project in frontiers of Nanoscience and technology on 'Nanoscience for clean energy' 2016 - 2019 DST Nanomission 16 Crore Ongoing
Synthesis and Magnetotransport of emergent Dirac and Weyl Semimetals for Spintronics 2017 - 2020 DST SERB 80 Lakh Ongoing

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