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     Vidya Dhar Singh

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Physics and Meteorology
Supervisor(s)  Prof. V. Srinivas
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2006 :: Completed in 2011
AddressOkinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Okinawa 904-0495 Japan
Phone+81-80-3957-7430
Emailvsingh@phy.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur- IndiaPhysics (Specialization - Condensed matter physics)2005

Research Areas
  • Core-shell Nanostructures
  • Nanomagnetism
  • Nanostructured Magnetic Materials
  • Nanotubes and nanowires
  • Amorphous materials

Skills
  • COMPUTER SKILLS- Operating Systems- Windows XP / 95 / 98 / NT / 2003 Sever, Linux and Vista
  • Software-MS Office 2007, WordPerfect 2000, Mathematica 5.2, Origin 8, PhotoShop, Lab view,Acrobat
  • X-ray diffraction, Vibrating sample magnetometer, High resolution transmission electron microscopy
  • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, Thin film vacuum coating unit
  • Field emission scanning electron microscopy, DSC-DTA TG, Impedance Analyzer, Vacuum annealing,
  • Magneto resistance, Electrical and magnetic susceptibility measurements at low temperature(10K-480K)
  • Chemical synthesis methods (especially borohydride reduction method) and Ball Milling technique
  • AC/DC Hysteresis loop tracer

Awards
  • GATE-2004 in PHYSICS discipline, Percentile-91.37 AIR-240
  • CSIR-UGC NET DEC-2004, PHYSICAL SCIENCES discipline
  • JEST-2004, AIR-320
  • CSIR-SRF, Solid State Physics/Material Sciences-2010

Experience
  • 23/02/2006 to 30/10/2009 - JRF/SRF in DAE- BRNS project, with Prof. V. Srinivas, Department of Physics and Meteorology, I.I.T. Kharagpur.
  • 01/03/2005 to 30/01/2006 -Research Assistant ( Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

Teaching Experience
  • B. Tech Physics(P) at Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur Jan. 2007-April 2010 (7 terms)
  • M.Tech-Solid State Technology(P) at Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 2008 to 2009 (3 terms)
  • M. Sc. Condensed matter physics(P) at Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 2009-2010 (2 terms)
  • M. Sc. Nuclear Physics(P) at Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 2006-2007 (2 terms)
  • B. Tech Physics(T) at Department of Physics, MNIT, Jaipur. 01/08/2005 to 31/01/2006 (1 terms)
  • B. Tech Physics(P) at Department of Physics, MNIT, Jaipur. 01/08/2005 to 31/01/2006 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • 28/02/2006 to 30/10/2009 - JRF/SRF in DAE- BRNS project, Department of Physics and Meteorology, I.I.T. Kharagpur
  • Awarded as CSIR-SRF (MHRD, New Delhi, Govt. of India) in 2010
  • Visiting Fellowship by Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany in October 2008

Papers Published in Journals
  • Effect of polymer coating on the magnetic properties of oxygen-stabilized nickel nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, M. Ranot, S. Angappane, and Je-Geun Park Physical Review B Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. 054417-1-054417-9 (2010)
  • Enhanced magnetic behavior in carbon encapsulated nickel nanotubules through a linear polymer template by Vidyadhar Singh, S. Ram, M. Ranot, Je-Geun Park and V. Srinivas Applied Physics Letters 92 Page No. 253104 (2008)
  • Enhanced magnetic behavior in carbon encapsulated nickel nanotubules through a linear polymer template by Vidyadhar Singh, S. Ram, M. Ranot, Je-Geun Park and V. Srinivas Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology Vol. 18, Issue 1 (2008)
  • Evolution of Ni-B2O3 core-shell structure and magnetic properties on devitrification of amorphous NiB particles in air by Vidyadhar Singh and V. Srinivas Journal of Applied Physics 106 Page No. 053910 (2009)
  • Structural and magnetic properties of polymer stabilized tetragonal Ni nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, and S. Ram Philosophical magazine 90, 1401-1414 (2010)
  • Evolution of microstructure and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline Fe70-xCuxCo30 alloy prepared by mechanical alloying by B. Bhoi, V. Srinivas, and Vidyadhar Singh Journal of Alloy and Compounds 496 Page No. 423-428 (2010)
  • Evidence for anti-ferromagnetism in NiO/Ni3B2O6 nanocomposites by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, and S. Ram AIP Conf. Proc. Series, American Institute of Physics 1003 (2008) 49-51 (2008)
  • Structural investigations of oxidative behavior on nanocrystalline nickel by S. Kar and Vidyadhar Singh Journal of Alloy and Compounds 508 Page No. 3582-3586 (2011)
  • Structural and Magnetic Properties of Nickel Rich Amorphous Boride Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, P. Banerjee, V. Srinivas, and N. H. Babu AIP Conf. Proc. Series, American Institute of Physics, New York (In Press) (2011)
  • Magnetic Properties of Carbon Stabilized Core-Shell Ni/NiO Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, S. Ram, and V. Srinivas AIP Conf. Proc. Series, American Institute of Physics, New York In Press (2011)
  • Influence of Synthesis process on Magnetic Properties in Fe-Co Alloy Nanoparticles by B. Bhoi, Vidyadhar Singh, A. Perumal, and V. Srinivas AIP Conf. Proc. Series, American Institute of Physics, New York In Press (2011)
  • Room-temperature positive magnetoresistance in (Fe0.64Cu0.06Co0.3)- graphite granular nanocomposites by B. Bhoi and Vidyadhar Singh Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals In Press (2011)
  • Synthesis and magnetic properties of core-shell Fe70Co30@Ag dendritic nanostructures by B.Bhoi and Vidyadhar Singh Journal of Alloy and Compounds Vol. 541, Page No. 468-471 (2012)
  • Highly efficient light harvesting from Mg doped ZnO nanoparticles- Structural and optical by S. Sharma, R. Vyas, N. Sharma,Vidyadhar Singh, A. Singh, V. Kataria, B. K. Gupta and Y. K. Vijay Journal of Alloy and Compounds Vol. 552, Page No. 208-212 (2013)
  • Surface Morphology of Films Grown by Size-selected Ta Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, C. Cassidy, M. Bohra, A. Galea, Z. Hawash and M. Sowwan Advanced Materials Research Vol. 647, Page No. 732-737 (2013)
  • Size-controlled deposition of Ag and Si nanoparticle structures with gas-aggregated sputtering by C. Cassidy, Vidyadhar Singh, Z. Hawash, M. Bohra, J. H. Kim, and M. Sowwan MRS Proceedings Vol. 1546, Page No. 106 (2013)
  • Evolution of Microstructure of Mg (plus) FeTi Nanocomposite Prepared By Mechanical Alloying by C. Lal, Vidyadhar Singh, M. Jangir, R. K. Jain and I. P. Jain AIP Conf. Proc. Series, American Institute of Physics Vol. 1536, Page No. 833-834 (2013)
  • Inoculation of Silicon Nanoparticles with Silver Atoms by C. Cassidy, Vidyadhar Singh, P. Grammatikopoulos, F. Djurabekova, K. Nordlund, and M. Sowwan SCIENTIFIC REPORTS Vol. 3, Page No. 3083 (2013)
  • Coalescence Behaviour of Amorphous and Crystalline Tantalum Nanoparticles- a Molecular Dynamics Study by P. Grammatikopoulos, C. Cassidy, VidyadharSingh, M. Benelmekki and M. Sowwan Journal of Material Science Vol. 49, Page No. 3890-3897 (2014)
  • Endotaxially-stabilized B2-FeSi nanodots in Si (100) via ion beam co-sputtering by C. Cassidy, J. Kioseoglou, Vidyadhar Singh, P. Grammatikopoulos, C. Lal, and M. Sowwan Applied Physics Letters Vol. 104, Page No. 161903 (2014)
  • Ferromagnetic nickel impregnated in borate nanotubes by controlled oxidation-crystallization of nickel boride in air by Vidyadhar Singh,S. Ram, and V. Srinivas Journal of Alloy and Compounds Vol. 610, Page No. 100-106 (2014)
  • Assembly of tantalum porous films with graded oxidation profile from size-selected nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh,P. Grammatikopoulos, C. Cassidy, M. Benelmekki, M. Bohra,Z. Hawash, K. W. Baughman,and M. Sowwan Journal of Nanoparticle Research Vol. 16, Page No. 1-10 (2014)
  • Influence of packaging on the surface oxidation and magnetic properties of cobalt nanocrystals by M. Bohra,VidyadharSingh, M. Sowwan, J. F. Bobo, C.-J. Chung and B. Clemens Journal of Physics D- Applied Physics In Press (2014)
  • Heterogeneous gas-phase condensation and molecular dynamics modeling of Janus and core-satellite Si-Ag nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh,C. Cassidy, P. Grammatikopoulos, F. Djurabekova, K. Nordlund, and M. Sowwan Journal of Physical Chemistry C In Press (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Structure and Magnetic properties of Ni@B2O3 Core-shell Structure Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, S. Ram, and T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao DAE-Solid state physics, India 52 (2007) 325-326 (2007)
  • Structure and Magnetic properties of Ni Nanotubules by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, S. Ram, and T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao DAE-Solid state physics, India 53 (2008) 499-500 (2008)
  • Microstructure and Magnetic properties of Nanostructured Fe-Ni alloys by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, S. Ram, and T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao DAE-Solid state physics, India 54 (2009) 289-290 (2009)
  • Synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles through devitrification of amorphous particles by Vidyadhar Singh, P. Banerjee, and V. Srinivas DAE-Solid state physics, India 54 (2009) 297-298 (2009)
  • Effect of Cu addition on microstructure and magnetic properties of Fe70Co30 alloys prepared through mechanical alloying by B. Bhoi, Vidyadhar Singh, and V. Srinivas DAE-Solid state physics, India 54 (2009) 299-300 (2009)
  • Structural and Magnetic properties of nanoscale Ni particles synthesized in the presence of Poly-vinyl alcohol by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, S. Ram, and Je-Geun Park International Conference on Magnetic Materials - their Applications for 21st Century (MMA21) National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi. October 21-23 (2008)
  • Investigation on the Structural and Magnetic properties in NiO/Ni3B2O6 Nanocomposites by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, and S. Ram International Workshop on Correlated Electron Systems in High Magnetic Fields (CORMAG08) Max Planck Institute, Dresden Germany October 13 - 17, (2008)
  • Synthesis and characterization of Nickel fine Particles by Borohydride Reduction method by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, and S. Ram International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics (ICCMP-2007), University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Nov.25-28 (2007)
  • Structural and Magnetic Properties of Ni Rich Amorphous Boride Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, P. Banerjee, V. Srinivas and N. H. Babu International Conference on Magnetic Materials (ICMM-2010), SINP, Kolkata 2010 (2010)
  • Influence of Synthesis Processes on Microstructure and Magnetic Properties in Fe70Co30 Alloy Nanoparticles by B. Bhoi, Vidyadhar Singh, A. Perumal, and V. Srinivas International Conference on Magnetic Materials (ICMM-2010), SINP, Kolkata 2010 (2010)
  • Magnetic Properties of Carbon Stabilized Core-Shell Ni/NiO Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, S. Ram, and V. Srinivas International Conference on Magnetic Materials (ICMM-2010), SINP, Kolkata Dec. 11-16 (2010)
  • High thermal stable core-shell fcc-Cobalt@B2O3 nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh, V. Srinivas, and N. H. Babu National Conference on Magnetic Materials and Applications (MagMA 2011), S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata Jan. 24-25 (2011)
  • Investigations on structural and magnetic properties for B2O3 encapsulated nanoparticles of Co, Ni by Vidyadhar Singh, S. Ram, and V. Srinivas 12th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS XII), University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Dec. 20-22 (2010)
  • Synthesis and Characterizations of Fe, Co and Ni Boride Nanoparticles by Vidyadhar Singh and V. Srinivas International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICRE-2011),CNER, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Jan. 17-21 (2011)
  • Evolution of granular structure and soft magnetic properties in Fe-Co-Ag alloy fine particles by S. Mohanty, B. Bhoi, Vidyadhar Singh, and V. Srinivas 12th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS XII), University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Dec. 20-22 (2010)
  • Room-temperature positive magnetoresistance in (Fe0.64Cu0.06Co0.3)-graphite granular nanocomposites by B. Bhoi, Vidyadhar Singh, A. Perumal, and V. Srinivas International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS-2010), IIT Madras, Chennai Dec. 22-24 (2010)
  • Effect of Ag on microstructure and magnetic properties of Fe-Co nanoparticles by S. Mohanty, Vidyadhar Singh, and V. Srinivas National Conference on Magnetic Materials and Applications (MagMA 2011), S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata Jan. 24-25 (2011)

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