Physics Dr. R.Muralidharan

Name                            :: Dr. R.Muralidharan

Designation                :: Professor

Contact Address        ::Dep. of Science and Humanities (Physics), VelTech Hightech

Dr.Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engg. College,Avadi

Degree                           :: M.Sc, Ph.D

Degree University Field of Specialisation
M.Sc Bharathidasan University,Tiruchi Physics
Ph.D Anna University, Chennai Crystal Growth, Materials Science

Years of Experience   ::  Teaching : 3 years

                                                Research : 8 years

Conference and workshop Attended          ::  27

FDP Attended                        ::

  1. International School on “Crystal Growth Methods and Processes”, Jan’24 – Feb’4, 2000, Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025, India.
  2. II International School on Powder Diffraction (ISPD), January 20-23, 2002, Dept of Materials Science, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkatta, India.
  3. First European school on Multiferroics July 2-6, 2007 Grenoble, France. (Got travel asístanse from ICMAB)
  4. Third European School on Multiferroics, September 7-11, 2009 Groningen, Netherlands. ( Got travel assistance from ICMAB) Seminar Attended ::

 Research Paper Published::

  • Ferroelectric like transition in a hygroscopic Barium Thiourea single crystals S.Raju, R.Muralidharan* and H.Krishnan Modern Physics Letters B (2015)
  • Studies on structural, spectral and optical properties of organic nonlinear optical single crystal: 2-amino-4,6-dimethylpyrimidinium p-hydroxybenzoate Sudhahar S, Krishna Kumar M, Silambarasan Aarimuthu, R. Muralidharan and Mohan Kumar Rangasamy Journal of Materials Volume 2013, Article ID 539312
  • Effect of Sm+ Rare Earth Ion on the Structural, Thermal, Mechanical and Optical Properties of Potassium Hydrogen Phthalate Single Crystal Sudhahar, M. Krishna Kumar, V. Jayaramakrishnan, R. Muralidharan, R. Mohan Kumar Journal of Materials Science & Technology  30  (2014)13-18  (IF ~ 1.19)
  • Mapping of the epitaxial stabilization of quasi-tetragonal BiFeO3 with deposition temperature N.Dix,  R.Muralidharan,  JM Rebled, S. Estradé, F Peiró, M.Varela, J.Fontcuberta, Sánchez. Appl. Phys. Lett. (100) 122905 (2012) (IF ~ 3.79)
  • Selectable spontaneous polarization direction and magnetic anisotropy in BiFeO3– CoFe2O4 epitaxial nanostructures N.Dix, R.Muralidharan, JM Rebled, S. Estradé, F Peiró, M.Varela, J.Fontcuberta, F. Sánchez. ACS Nano, 4 (2010) 4955-4961 (IF ~ 12.06)
  • Structural, magnetic, and dielectric studies on rare earth substituted bismuth titanateBi2R2Ti3O12 (R = Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd) R.Muralidharan, T. H.Jang, C. H. Yang, Y. H. Jeong, S. H. Kang, I. W. Kim, and T. Y. Koo Journal of Physics: Conference Series 200 (2010) 012135
  • Enhanced thermal stability of Pt electrodes for flat epitaxial biferroic-YMnO3/Pt heterostructures
  1. Bachelet, R. Muralidharan, F. Rigato, N. Dix, X. Martí, J. Santiso, F.Sánchez, and J. Fontcuberta Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, (2009) 181907 (IF ~ 3.79)
  • On the strain coupling across vertical interfaces of switchable BiFeO3-CoFe2Omultiferroic   nanostructuresN.Dix, R.Muralidharan, J.Guyonnet, B.WarotFonrose, M.Varela, P.Paruch,  F.Sanchez, J.Fontcuberta Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, (2009) 062907 (IF ~ 3.79)
  • Magneto-optic material selectivity in self-assembled BiFeO3–CoFe2O4 biferroic nanostructures K.Postava, D.Hrabovsk´y, O.ˇZivotsk´y , J. Piˇstora, N.Dix, R.Muralidharan, J.M. Caicedo, F. Sanchez, and J.FontcubertaJ. Appl. Phys 105, (2009) 07C124 (IF ~ 2.21)
  • Critical limitations in the fabrication of biferroic BiFeO3-CoFe2O4 columnar nanocomposites due to bismuth loss N.Dix, R.Muralidharan, B.Warot Fonrose, M.Varela,  F.Sánchez and J.Fontcuberta Chemistry of Materials 21, (2009) 1375-1380. (I.F ~ 8.23)
  • Influence of substrate temperature in BiFeO3-CoFe2O4 nanocomposites  deposited on SrTiO3(001) N.Dix, R.Muralidharan, J.M.Caicedo, D.Hrabovsky,I.Fina,L.Fàbrega, V.Skumryev, M.Varela, J.Guyonnet, P.Paruch, F.Sánchez and J.Fontcuberta Mag. and Mag. Mater. 321, (2009) 1790-1794 (I.F ~ 1.82)
  • Synthesis, structure and magnetic studies on self assembled BiFeO3-CoFe2Onanocomposite thin films R.Muralidharan, N.Dix, V.Skumryev, M.Varela, F. Sanchez and J.Fontcuberta Appl. Phys. 103 (2008) , 07E301 (IF ~ 2.21)
  • Synthesis, growth, and characterization of nonlinear optical material l-arginine iodate crystal R.Sankar, R.Muralidharan, C.M.Rahgavan, R.M. Kumar, R.Jayavel, Materials Letters Vol. 62 (2008) 133-136 (IF ~ 2.21)
  • Structural, thermal, mechanical and optical properties of l-arginine-di-iodate crystal: A new nonlinear optical material Sankar R., Muralidharan, R., Raghavan, C.M., Jayavel, R. Materials Chemistry and Physics Vol. 107 (2008) 51-56 ( IF ~ 2.07)
  • Magnetic control of spin reorientation and magnetodielectric effect below the spin compensation temperature in TmFeOMuralidharan, T. –H. Jang, C. –H. Yang, T.Y. Koo and Y. H. Jeong , Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 90 (2007) 012506. (IF ~ 3.79)
  • Control of multiferroic phase in Tb1-x(Bi,La,Y)xMnO3 T–H. Jang, R. Muralidharan, C. –H. Yang, T. Y. Koo, and Y. H. Jeong Journal of  Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Vol. 310 (2007) 1171-1173 (I.F ~  1.82)
  • Growth and characterisation of EDTA-added TGS crystal Meera, A. Claude, R. Muralidharan, C.K. Choi and P.Ramasamy J.Crystal Growth Vol 285 (2005) 358-364 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth of nonlinear optical material: l-arginine hydrochloride and its characterization K.Meera,    R.Muralidharan,   R. Dhanasekaran and P.Ramasamy of crystal growth Vol 263 (2004) 510-516. (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth and characterisation of l-threonine, dl -threonine and l-methionine admixtured TGS crystals K.Meera,  R.Muralidharan,   A.K.Tripathi and P.Ramasamy Journal of Crystal Growth Vol 263 (2004) 524-531 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth of Thiourea doped TGS crystals and their characterization K.Meera,  R.Muralidharan,  A.K.Tripathi, R. Dhanasekaran and P.Ramasamy J.of crystal growth 260 (2003) 414-421 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth and characterization of L-arginine acetate single crystal: a new NLO material R.Muralidharan, R. Mohankumar, R.Jayavel and P.Ramasamy of crystal growth, 259 (2003) 321-325. (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Investigations on the electrical and mechanical properties of triglycine sulphate single crystals modified with some rare earth metal ions R.Muralidharan, R.Mohankumar, R.Dhanasekaran, A.K.Tripathi, R.Jayavel and P.Ramasamy Materials Letters 57 (2003) 3291-3295. (I.F ~ 2.21)
  • Effect of rare-earth metal dopants on the growth and properties of triglycine sulphate single crystals R.Muralidharan, R. Mohankumar, P.M. Ushasree, R.Jayavel and P.Ramasamy of Crystal growth 234 (2002) 545-550. (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth and characterization of L-lysine doped TGS and TGSP single crystals R.Mohankumar, R.Muralidharan, D.Rajanbabu, K.V.Rajendran, R. Jayavel, D.Jayaraman, and P.Ramasamy of Crystal growth 229 (2001) 568-573 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth and characterization of L-cystine doped TGS crystals K.MeeraR.Muralidharan, P.Santhanaragavan, R.Gopalakrishnan and P.Ramasamy J of Crystal growth, 226 (2001) 303-312 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Growth of bis(thiourea) cadmium chloride single crystals – a potential NLO material of organometallic complex. P.M.Ushasree, R.Muralidharan, R.Jayavel, and P.Ramasamy of Crystal Growth, 218 (2000) 365-371 (I.F ~ 1.5)
  • Metastable zonewidth, induction period and interfacial energy of Zinc tris (thiourea)sulfateP.M.Ushasree, R.Muralidharan, R.Jayavel, and P.Ramasamy of Crystal Growth, 210 (2000)741-745 (I.F ~ 1.5)

Research Position Held         ::

Research Fellow Feb.2010-Jan2012 Institute of Materials Research, University of Leeds, UK Research
I3P Postdoctoral research Fellow May 2007-Jan.2010 ICMAB-CSIC, UAB campus, Barcelona, Spain Research
Postdoctoral Fellow Sep.2004-March 2007 eSSC, Dept. of Physics, Pohang Univ. of Science & Technology, S.Korea Research
Senior research fellow-CSIR-Govt. of India March 2001-March 2004 Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, India Research
Project Fellow Nov-1998-Feb.2001 Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, India Research