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     Raj Kumar Bera

Supervisor(s)  Prof. C. Retna Raj
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressVill-Akna, P.O.-Gobra, Dist-Midnapore(E), Pin-721441 (W.B.)
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Bengal Engineering and Science University, ShibpurChemistry2007
B.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityChemistry2005
12W.B.C.H.S.E.Pure Science2001

Research Areas
  • Metal and Semi-conducting metal nanoparticles
  • Optical Sensing
  • Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical sensing

  • Electron microscopy
  • UV-VIS, Fluorescence, MS, FTIR spectroscopy
  • X-ray Diffraction, Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis
  • Voltammetric, Stripping voltammetric, Amperometric, Impedance technique
  • Photoelectrochemical properties measurement and interpretation

Teaching Experience
  • Inorganic Chemistry(T) at Chemistry Department, IIT Kharagpur 2008-Now (8 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • UGC and CSIR

Papers Published in Journals
  • Enzyme-Cofactor-Assisted Photochemical Synthesis of Ag Nanostructures and Shape-Dependent Optical Sensing of Hg(II) Ions by Raj Kumar Bera, Ashok Kumar Das, and C. Retna Raj Chemistry of Materials 22, 4505 (2010)
  • Bioanalytical Applications of Au Nanoparticles by Bikash K. Jena, Sourov Ghosh, Rajkumar Bera, Ramendra S. Dey, Ashok K. Das and C. Retna Raj Recent Patents on Nanotechnology 4, 41 (2010)
  • Naked eye sensing of melamine using rationally tailored gold nanoparticles hydrogen-bonding and charge-transfer recognition by Raj Kumar Bera and C. Retna Raj Analyst 136, 1644 (2011)
  • Enzyme-free colorimetric assay of serum uric acid by Raj Kumar Bera, Anakuthil Anoop and C. Retna Raj Chemical Communication 47, 11498 (2011)

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721 302, INDIA
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