Venkataramanan Mahalingam

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: mvenkat [at]
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Research Interest:

    Synthesis, Characterization and application of lanthanide-doped nanocrsytals

Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. (Chemistry), IIT-Madras, 2001

  1. Assistant Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2009 - 2013)
  2. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Selected Publications:
  1. Sarkar, Shyam; Hazra, Chanchal and Mahalingam, Venkataramanan. 2013. "Scaling the Size of BaLnF5 Nanocrystals (Ln = La, Gd, and Lu) with the Ln3+ Size." Dalton Trans., 42, 63
  2. Sarkar, Shyam; Meesaragandla, Brahmaiah; Hazra, Chanchal and Mahalingam, Venkataramanan. 2013. "Sub 5 nm Ln3+-doped BaLuF5 Nanocrystals: A Platform to Realize Upconversion via Interparticle Energy Transfer (IPET)." Adv. Mater., 25, 856-860
  3. Hazra, Chanchal; Sarkar, Shyam and Mahalingam, Venkataramanan. 2012. "Selective Reduction of Visible Upconversion Emissions Induced by Bi3+ in Tm3+/Yb3+-doped Y0.89-xBixVO4 Microcrystals." RSC Advances, 2, 6926-6931