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Name : Narayan Pradhan

Department : School of Materials Sciences
Designation : School Chair & Senior Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1733)
Email : camnp@iacs.res.in

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Suvodeep Sen


UGC-JRF (Date of joining: 16/01/18)
M.Sc (Sikim University)
B.Sc (Don Bosco College, Tura, NEHU)
Electrocatalysis, Photoelectrocatalysis
IACS, Room Number. 28
suvodeepsen671@gmail.com
Biswajit Hudait


UGC-JRF (Date of joining: 16/01/18)
M.Sc (IITG)
B.Sc(RKMVC College, Rahara) Electrocatalysis, Photoelectrocatalysis
IACS, Room Number. 28
biswajithudait23@gmail.com
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Rakesh Kumar Behera


CSIR-JRF (Date of Joining: 16/05/17)
M.Sc (North Odisha University)
B.Sc (FM College, Balasore)
Perovskite Nanocrystals
IACS, Room Number. 28
rkb.ind93@gmail.com
Suman Bera


CSIR-SRF (Date of Joining: 12/08/14)
M.Sc (IITM)
B.Sc (RKMV, Belur Math)
Multinary Semiconducting Nanocrystals
IACS, Room Number. 28
suman.bera46@gmail.com
Extn. 1255 , +91-9547618872
Sumit Kumar Dutta


CSIR-SPM
M.Sc (IITB)
B.Sc.(St. Xavier's College, Kolkata)
Perovskite Nanocrystals
IACS, Room Number. 28
sumit.dut.91@gmail.com
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Sanjib Shyamal


RA-1
Ph.D (IIEST, Shibpur)
M.Sc(Calcutta University), B.Sc(Charuchandra College, CU)
Photocatalytic and Electrocatalytic water splitting
IACS, Room Number. 28
sanjibshyamal89@gmail.com
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Publications

 

 

Halide Perovskite Cluster Precursors: A Paradigm for Obtaining Structure-and Color-Tunable Light-Emitting Nanocrystals

SUmit K Dutta, L. Peng, B. Hudait, R. Xie and Narayan Pradhan*

ACS Energy Letters, 2022, 7, 9, 3177–3186

 

Facet Chemistry and Impact of Surface Ligands on Photoluminescence of Different Polyhedral Shaped CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals"
Arghyadeep Garai, Rakesh Kumar Behere and Narayan Pradhan*

J. Phy. Chem. C, 2022 (Accepted), Horst Weller Festschrift (Invited) 

 

Lead Halide Perovskite Cube Coupled Star Nanocrystal Photocatalysts

Suman Bera, Avijit Patra, Sanjib Shyamal, Diptam Nasipuri, Narayan Pradhan*

ACS Energy Letters, 2022, 7, 3015–3023.

 

Reasoning the Photoluminescence Blinking in CdSe–CdS Heteronanostructures as Stacking Fault-Based Trap States

EM Thomas, N Pradhan,* KG Thomas*
ACS Energy Letters, 2022 7, 2856–2863
 

Nucleophiles Controlled Halide Release from Substitution Reaction of Haloketone for Facet Tuning and Mn-Doping in CsPbCl3 Nanocrystals

Diptam Nasipuri, Avijit Patra, Suman Bera, Sumit k Dutta and Narayan Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2022 (Accepted)

 

Epitaxial Orientation Angle Tuned Disk-on-rod Nanoheterostructures for Boosting Charge Transfer

Suvodeep Sen, Rajkumar Jana, Suman Bera, Sanjib Shyamal, Puspanjali Sahu, Ayan Datta, and Narayan Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2022 (Accepted) 

 

Tuning Crystal Planes Orientation in Multijunction and Hexagonal Single Crystalline CsPbBr3 Perovskite Disc Nanocrystals
Suman Bera, Souvik Banerjee, Rajdeep Das and Narayan Pradhan

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022 (Accepted) 

 

Transformation of Metal Halides to Facet Modulated Lead Halide Perovskite Platelet Nanostructures on A-site Cs-Sublattice Platform

Suman Bera, B. Hudait, D. Mondal. S. Shyamal, P. Mohadevan and Narayan Pradhan

Nano Letters, 2022, 22, 1633–1640.

 

Growth of Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals: Still in Mystery

Narayan Pradhan*

ACS Physical Chemistry Au 2022 (Accepted) (Invitation)

 

Do Halide Perovskites Prefer Specific Direction for Forming 1D Shaped Nanostructures?

Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters 2022, 7, 150-153

 

What Happens to Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals on TEM Grids upon Year-Long Ambient Storage? Surface Ligands versus Crystal Stability

Sumit K. Dutta, Suman Bera, Suvodeep Dutta and Narayan Pradhan*

ACS Energy Letters 2022, 7, 773-777.

 

2021

Equilibriums in Formation of Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals,

Suman Bera, Rakesh K Behera, Samrat Das Adhikari, Amit K Guria and Narayan Pradhan*

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 12, 11824–11833.

 

Au-Cu2-xTe Plasmonic Hetero-nanostructure Photoelectrocatalysts

Suvodeep Sen, Sanjib Shyamal, Shyamal K. Mehetor, Pushpanjali Sahu and Narayan Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 12, 11585–11590.

 

Cs-Lattice Extension and Expansion for Inducing Secondary Growth of CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals

Sumit Dutta. Suman Bera, Rakesh K Behera, Biswajit Hudait and Narayan Pradhan

ACS Nano 2021, 15, 16183–16193. 

 

Chemically Spiraling CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanorods

Suman Bera, Sanjib Sanyal and Narayan Pradhan

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 36, 14895.

 

Introducing B-Site Cations by Ion Exchange and Shape Anisotropy in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanostructures

Biswajit Hudait, Sumit K Dutta, Suman Bera, Narayan Pradhan

Nano Letters 2021, 215277-5284

 

Light-Emitting Metal–Organic Halide 1D and 2D Structures: Near-Unity Quantum Efficiency, Low-Loss Optical Waveguide and Highly Polarized Emission

Feng Liu, Tongjin Zhang, Debayan Mondal, Shiyong Teng, Ying Zhang, Keke Huang, Dayang Wang, Wensheng Yang, Priya Mahadevan,* Yong Sheng Zhao, Renguo Xie,* Narayan Pradhan*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021 00-00
 

State of the Art and Prospects for Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals

Dey et al (Invited Review)

ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 7, 10775–10981

 

Tuning Facets and Controlling Monodispersity in Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Perovskite FAPbBr3 Nanocrystals.

A. Patra, D. Dasupuri, S. Bera, S. K. Dutta and N. Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 20216, 2682-2689 

 

Why Is Making Epitaxially Grown All Inorganic Perovskite–Chalcogenide Nanocrystal Heterostructures Challenging? Some Facts and Some Strategies

SK Dutta, S Bera, N Pradhan

Chem. Mater. 2021, 333868-3877.

 

Why Do Perovskite Nanocrystals Form Nanocubes and How Can Their Facets Be Tuned? A Perspective from Synthetic Prospects

Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 92-99

 

Change in Rate of Catalytic Growths of Nanocrystals Catalyst for Formation of Asymmetric Multicomponent Heterostructures and Their Self-Assembly

Suvodeep Sen, Suman Bera. Amit K Guria and Narayan Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. C. 2021, 125, 1923–1928.

 

Alkylammonium Halides for Facet Reconstructions and Shape Modulations in Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals

Narayan Pradhan

Acc. Chem. Res. 2021, 54, 1200-1208.

 

2020

α-Halo Ketone for Polyhedral Perovskite Nanocrystals: Evolutions, Shape Conversions, Ligand Chemistry and Self-assembly

Suman Bera, Rakesh Kumar Behere and Narayan Pradhan, 

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 20865-20874.

 
Insights of Crystal Growth, Nucleation Density, and Shape Modulations in the Formation of I–V–VI Ternary Semiconductor Nanoplatelet Photoelectrocatalysts
Suman Bera, Sanjib Shyamal, Suvodeep Sen and Narayan Pradhan
J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 15607-15615
 

Perovskite Nanocrystal Heterostructures: Synthesis, Optical Properties and Applications

Suman Bera and Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5, 2858–2872
 
Challenges and opportunities in designing perovskite nanocrystal heterostructures
PV Kamat, N Pradhan, K Schanze, PS Weiss, J Buriak, P Stang, ...
ACS Energy Letters 2020, 5, 2253-2255
 

Size-selective Pt siderophores based on redox active azo-aromatic ligands

Debabrata Sengupta, Sreetosh Goswami, Rajdeep Banerjee, Matthew J Guberman-Pfeffer, Abhijeet Patra, Anirban Dutta, Rajib Pramanick, Shobhana Narasimhan, Narayan Pradhan, Victor Batista, T Venkatesan, Sreebrata Goswami

Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 9226-9236.

 

Energy Spotlight: New Advances in Metal Halide Perovskites

OM Bakr, M Leite, N Pradhan, OM Bakr, M Leite, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters 2020, 5, 1328-1329.

 

Facets Directed Connecting Perovskite Nanocrystals

B Hudait, SK Dutta, A Patra, D Nasipuri, N Pradhan

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142 (15), 7207-7217.

 

Facets and Defects in Perovskite Nanocrystals for Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction

S Shyamal, SK Dutta, T Das, S Sen, S Chakraborty, N Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11, 3608−3614.

 

Perovskite Nanocrystal Photocatalysts for CO2 Reduction: Successes and Challenges 

S. Shyamal and N. Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2020, 11, 6921–6934 (Front Cover Art)

 

Isotropic CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals Beyond Nanocubes: Growths and Optical Properties

SK Dutta, N Pradhan, B Hudait

ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5, 650-656.

 

2019

Doping Smallest Shannon Radii Transition Metal Ion Ni(II) for Stabilizing α-CsPbI3 Perovskite Nanocrystals

RK Behera, A Dutta, D Ghosh, S Bera, S Bhattacharyya, N Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 24, 7916-7921.

 

Doping Iron in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals for Efficient and Product Selective CO2 Reduction

Sanjib Shyamal, Sumit K Dutta, Narayan Pradhan

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2019, 10, 24, 7965-7969.

 

New Inroads in Metal Halide Perovskite Research

M Saliba, OM Bakr, N Pradhan, M Kuno, PV Kamat, M Saliba, OM Bakr,…

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4 , 3036-3038.

 

Arms Growth and Facets Modulation in Perovskite Nanocrystals

L Peng, S Dutta, D Mondal, B Hudait, S Shyamal, R Xie, P Mahadevan and Narayan Pradhan

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2019, 141, 16160-16168.

 

Coupled Halide-Deficient and Halide-Rich Reaction System for Doping in Perovskite Armed Nanostructures

Sumit K Dutta and Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2019, 10, 21, 6788-6793.

 

The Journey of Making Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals: What’s Next?

Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 19, 5847–5855

 

Reversible Color Switching in Dual Emitting Mn(II) Doped CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanorods: Dilution Versus Evaporation

S. K. Mehetor. K. K. Ghosh, B. Hudait, N S Karan, A. Paul. S. Baitalik, N. Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4, 2353-2359. 

 

Blue Emitting CsPbBr3 Perovskite Quantum Rods and their Wide Area 2D Self-Assembly

Shyamal K Mehetor, Harekrishna Ghosh and Narayan Pradhan,

ACS Energy Letters 2019, 4, 1437-1442.

 

Tips and Twists in Making High Photoluminescence Quantum Yield Perovskite Nanocrystals

Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters2019, 4, 1634-1638.

 

Limiting Heterovalent B-site Doping in CsPbI3 Nanocrystals: Phase and Optical Stability.

Suman Bera, Dibyendu Ghosh, Anirban Dutta, Sayan Bhattacharyya, Sudip Chakraborty, and Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4,1364-1369.

 

Mn-Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals: 25 Years and Beyond 

Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 102574–2577. 

 

Insights of Doping and the Photoluminescence Properties of Mn2+ Doped Perovskite Nanocrystals

Samrat Das Adhikari, Amit Guria, Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 2250-2258.

 

Doping Mn(II) in All Inorganic Ruddlesden-Popper Phase of Tetragonal Cs2PbCl2I2 Perovskite Nanoplatelets
Anirban Dutta, R. K. Behera, S. Deb, Sujoy Baitalik and Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 101954–1959. 

 

Solvent Polarity: How does this Influence the Precursor Activation, Reaction Rate, Crystal Growth and Doping in Perovskite Nanocrystals?

Anirban Dutta, Rakesh Kumar Behera and Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4, 926-932.

 

Presence of Metal Chloride for Minimizing the Halide Deficiency and Maximizing the Doping Efficiency in Mn(II) Doped CsPbCl3 Nanocrystals

Samrat Das Adhikari, Rakesh Kumar Begera, Suman Bera and Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 1530-1536. 

 

Acid-amine Equilibria for Formation and Long Range Self-Organization of Ultrathin CsPbBr3 Perovskite Platelets

Shyamal Kumar Mehetor, Harekrishna Ghosh and Narayan Pradhan

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019,10, 1300-1305. 

 

Near-Unity Photoluminescence Quantum Efficiency for All CsPbX3 (X = Cl, Br and I) Perovskite Nanocrystals: A Generic Synthesis Approach

Anirban Dutta, R. K Behera, P. Pal, Sujoy Baitalik, Narayan Pradhan

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019, 585552-5556.

 

Phase Stable Red Emitting CsPbI3 Nanocrystals: Successes and Challenges

Anirban Dutta, Narayan Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4, 709-719. 

 

Doping Mn2+ in Single Crystalline Layered Perovskite Microcrystals

SK Dutta, S Das Adhikari, A Dutta, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4, 343–351.

 

Insights of Diffusion Doping in Formation of Dual-Layered Material and Doped Heterostructure SnS–Sn:Sb2S3 for Sodium Ion Storage

S Bera, A. Ray, A. Guria, S Mitra, N Pradhan

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 1024.

 

2018

Blue-Emitting CsPbCl3 Nanocrystals: Impact of Surface Passivation for Unprecedented Enhancement and Loss of Optical Emission

RK Behera, S Das Adhikari, S Dutta, A Dutta, N Pradhan

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, 9, 6884. 

 

Annealing CsPbX3 (X = Cl and Br) Perovskite Nanocrystals in High Reaction Temperature: The Phase Change and its Prevention

A Dutta, RK Behera, S Adhikari, S Dutta, N Pradhan

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, 9, 6599.

 

Predominated Thermodynamically Controlled Reactions for Suppressing Cross Nucleations in Formation of Multinary Substituted Tetrahedrite Nanocrystals

S Bera, A Dutta, S Mutyala, D Ghosh, N Pradhan

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, 9, 1907.

 

Dot-Wire-Platelet-Cube: The Step Growth and Structural Transformations in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals

L Peng, A Dutta, R Xie, W Yang, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 32014–2020.

 

Modulated Triple-Material Nano-Heterostructures: Where Gold Influenced the Chemical Activity of Silver in Nanocrystals

P Sahu, G Prusty, AK Guria, N Pradhan

Small, 2018, 18, 1801598.

 

Phase Stable CsPbI3 Nanocrystals: The Reaction Temperature Matters

A Dutta, SK Dutta, S Das Adhikari, N Pradhan

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57, 9083-9087.

 

Layered Perovskites L2(Pb1-xMnx)Cl4 to Mn Doped CsPbCl3 Perovskite Platelets

S Das Adhikari, A Dutta, S Dutta, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 3, 1247–1253

 

From Large Scale Synthesis to Lighting Device Applications of Ternary I-III-VI Semiconductor Nanocrystals: The Inspiring Greener Material Emitters

B Chen, N Pradhan, H, Zhong

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, 9, 435–445 (Among Top 5 Cited during Jan-April 2019).

 

Tuning Size of CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals: All in a Constant Temperature

A Duttal, SK Dutta, SD Adhikari, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 3, 329–334

 

Synergistic Effect of Inactive Iron Oxide Core on Active Nickel Phosphide Shell for Significant Enhancement in the OER Activiy

A Dutta, S Mutyala, AK Samantara, S Bera, BK Jena, N Pradhan

ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 3, 141–148