Dillip Kumar Pradhan

Associate Professor

Physics and Astronomy

 (+91) 661 246 2729 , 3729

 dillippradhan[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

93

Publications       

5

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

9

Doctoral Students

2

Continuing Education

7

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Dillip Kumar Pradhan

Associate Professor

Physics and Astronomy

Joined in Jul 2008

 Room Number: MC-203

 Department of Physics and Astronomy, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  2. M.Sc
    Physics (Solid State Physics)
    Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Physics,  National Institute Technology, Rourkela,  10 Jul 2008 - Present
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Multiferroics, Polymer Electrolyte,  University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA,  01 Nov 2007 - 30 Apr 2008
Laboratory Development
  • Ferroics Laboratory,  National Institute of Technology, Rourkela,  Research Laboratory

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Functional Material
Areas of Interest
Ferroelectrics, Magnetoelectric Multiferroics, Structural Phase Transitions. , Ionically Conducting Polymer Electrolytes, Li-ion rechargeable battery materials developments.

 Projects

Development of multiferroic Composites involving magnetic and ferroelectric oxides for magnetoelectric applications

 SERB

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Investigation of the magnetoelectricity in co-doped BifeO3 multiferroics(CRS-M-198)

 UGC-DAE

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Swift Heavy ion irradiated ferro electronic ceramics polymer Nanocomposites for power Nano-electronics

 IUAC,NEW DELHI

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Investigation of multiferroic properties of rare-earth modified Bi1-xRx(Fe1-yMny) 03 (R=Gd,Sm,Dy,Y) Ceramic

 SERB

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Tailoring the multiferroic properties of BiFeo-3 Cobalt doping.

 DAE

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

International School on Fundamental Crystallography and Workshop on Structural Phase Transitions

 Physics and Astronomy

 Coordinator

 30 Aug 2017 - 04 Sep 2017

Short-term Course

Characterization Techniques for Multifunctional Materials

 Physics and Astronomy

 Coordinator

 28 Jun 2013 - 30 Jun 2013

Short-term Course

 Publications

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Total Publications: 93
T. Shah, K. Bhoi, B. Dalai, D. K. Pradhan, and B. Sutar, "Studies of structural and dielectric properties in Co0.9Zn0.1Fe2O4 ceramics", Ferroelectrics, vol.588, pp.45-54, Taylor & Francis, February 2022, https://doi.org/10.1080/00150193.2022.2034437 Article
S. Tripathy, K. Satpathy, R. Palai, and D. K. Pradhan, "Electric conductivity and dielectric relaxation properties of BiFeO3-YMnO3 solid solution", Ferroelectrics, vol.589, pp.103–122, Taylor & Francis 2022, https://doi.org/10.1080/00150193.2022.2061224 Article
S. Dash, D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, . Ravikant, Md. M. Rahaman, C. Cazorla, K. Brajesh, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, P. Rack, and D. K. Pradhan, "Enhanced ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of BCT-BZT at the morphotropic phase boundary driven by the coexistence of phases with different symmetries", Physical Review B, vol.104, no.22, pp.224105 (1-18), American Physical Society, December 2021, 10.1103/PhysRevB.104.224105 Article
S. Kumari, D. Pradhan, Shi. Liu, M., P. Zhou, K. Roccapriore, D. K. Pradhan, G. Srinivasan, Qi. Li, R. Katiyar, P. Rack, J., and A. Kumar, "Room-temperature large magnetoelectricity in a transition metal doped ferroelectric perovskite", Physical Review B, vol.104, no.17, pp.174415 (1-10), American Physical Society, November 2021, 10.1103/PhysRevB.104.174415 Article
K. Bhoi, S. Dash, S. Dugu, D. Pradhan, M., N. B. Simhachalam, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, R. Katiyar, and D. K. Pradhan, "Phase transitions and magneto-electric properties of 70 wt.% Pb(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3–30 wt.% Co0.6Zn0.4Fe1.7Mn0.3O4 multiferroic composite", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.130, no.11, pp.114101 (1-15), AIP Publishing, September 2021, 10.1063/5.0060627 Article

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S. Dash, V. Thakur, A. Kumar, R. Mahaling, S. Patel, R. Thomas, B. Sahoo, and D. K. Pradhan, "Enhancing functional properties of PVDF-HFP/BZT-BCT polymer-ceramic composites by surface hydroxylation of ceramic fillers", Ceramics International, vol.47, no.23, pp.33563–33576, Elsevier, August 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.08.265 Article
D. Pradhan, H. S. Mohanty, S. Kumari, K. Bhoi, Nan. Tang, . Ravikant, M., D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, D. Gilbert, and P. Rack, "Ferroic phase transitions and magnetoelectric coupling in cobalt doped BaTiO3", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol.9, no.37, pp.12694–12711, Royal Society of Chemistry, August 2021, 10.1039/d1tc02961d Article
K. Bhoi, S. Dash, S. Dugu, D. Pradhan, A. K. Singh, P. Vishwakarma, R. Katiyar, and D. K. Pradhan, "Investigation of the Phase Transitions and Magneto-Electric Response in the 0.9(PbFe0.5Nb0.5)O3-0.1Co0.6Zn0.4Fe1.7Mn0.3O4 Particulate Composite", Journal of Composites Science, vol.5, pp.165, MDPI, June 2021, 10.3390/jcs5070165 Article
K. Bhoi, H., . Ravikant, M., D. Pradhan, S. N. Babu, A. K. Singh, P., A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Unravelling the nature of magneto-electric coupling in room temperature multiferroic particulate (PbFe0.5Nb0.5O3)–(Co0.6Zn0.4Fe1.7Mn0.3O4) composites", Scientifc Reports, vol.11, pp.3149, Nature, March 2021, 10.1038/s41598-021-82399-7 Article
R. Masso, S. N. Tripathy, F. A. Aponte, D. K. Pradhan, R. Martinez, and R. Palai, "Structural and magnetodielectric properties of BiFeO3-GdMnO3 multiferroics", Materials Research Express, vol.8, no.1, pp.016302, IOP Publishing 2021, 10.1088/2053-1591/abdd50 Article
K. Bhoi, H. S. Mohanty, . Ravikant, Md. F. Abdullah, D. Pradhan, S. N. Babu, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Unravelling the nature of magneto-electric coupling in room temperature multiferroic particulate (PbFe0.5Nb0.5O3)– (Co0.6Zn0.4Fe1.7Mn0.3O4) composites", Scientific Reports, vol.11, pp.1-17, Nature Publishing Group 2021, 10.1038/s41598-021-82399-7 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, R. Vasudevan, S. Dugu, P. Das, V. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, S. Kalinin, R. Katiyar, P. Rack, and A. Kumar, "Room temperature multiferroicity and magnetodielectric coupling in 0–3 composite thin films", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.127, pp.194104, American Institute of Physics, May 2020, 10.1063/5.0004480 Article
D. K. Pradhan, S. Kumari, V. S. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, S. Kalinin, R. Vasudevan, R. Katiyar, and P. Rack, "Exploring phase transitions and magnetoelectric coupling of epitaxial asymmetric multilayer heterostructures", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol.8, pp.12113-12122, Royal Society of Chemistry 2020, 10.1039/d0tc02924f Article
S. Dash, H. S. Mohanty, . Ravikant, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Ferroelectric ceramic dispersion to enhance the ß phase of polymer for improving dielectric and ferroelectric properties of the composites", Polymer Bulletin, pp.1-20, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s00289-020-03372-4 Article
K. Bhoi, Md. F. Abdullah, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, and D. K. Pradhan, "Room temperature magneto-dielectric properties of PFN-CZFMO composite", in AIP Conference Proceedings, vol.2265, pp.030535, AIP Publishing 2020, 10.1063/5.0017473 Inproceedings
U. Sharma, G. Kumar, S. Mishra, D. K. Pradhan, and R. Thomas, "Structural and electrical properties of Dy and Ta co-substituted (Hf, Zr)O2 ceramics as a novel high-k dielectric for logic and memory devices", in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol.872, pp.012145, IOP Publishing, iop conference 2020, 10.1088/1757-899X/872/1/012145 Inproceedings
S. Sharma, H. S. Mohanty, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, V. Shukla, F. Singh, and P. Kulriya, "Structural, dielectric and electrical properties of pyrochlore-type Gd2Zr2O7 ceramic", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.31, no.24, pp.21959-21970, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s10854-020-04699-4 Article
K. Bhoi, M. M. Patidar, K. M, A. Sahoo, . K. Mishra, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, Dr. V. Ganesan, and D. K. Pradhan, "The effect of rare-earth Gd-substitution on the structural, magnetic and specific heat properties in orthorhombic DyMnO3 ceramics", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol.53, no.40, pp.405301, IOP Publishing 2020, 10.1088/1361-6463/ab90b3 Article
H. S. Mohanty, S. K. Sharma, R. Kant, P. K. Kulriya, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Enhanced functional properties of soft polymer–ceramic composites by swift heavy ion irradiation", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics., vol.21, no.44, pp.24629--24642, Royal Society of Chemistry, October 2019, 10.1039/c9cp04206g Article
K. Bhoi, T. Dam, S. Mohapatra, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, P., V. Siruguri, and D. K. Pradhan, "Structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of Dy0.95Gd0.05MnO3 prepared by acrylamide polymer gel template method", in AIP Conference Proceedings, vol.2115, no.1, pp.030500, American Institute of Physics, 63rd DAE Solid-state Physics Symposium, 18-22 Dec 2018, Guru Jambheshwar University of Sci. & Tech., Hisar, Haryana, July 2019, 10.1063/1.5113339 Inproceedings
K. Bhoi, T. Dam, S. Mohapatra, M. M. Patidar, . Durgeshsingh, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, P. D. Babu, . V. Siruguri, and D. K. Pradhan, "Studies of magnetic phase transitions in orthorhombic DyMnO3 ceramics prepared by acrylamide polymer gel template method", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol.480, pp.138-149, Elsevier, June 2019, 10.1016/j.jmmm.2019.02.069 Article
H. S. Mohanty, . Ravikant, A. Kumar, P. Kulriya, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Dielectric/ferroelectric properties of ferroelectric ceramic dispersed poly(vinylidene-fluoride) with enhanced ß-phase formation", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.230, pp.221-230, Elsevier, May 2019, 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2019.03.055 Article
H. S. Mohanty, T. Dam, H. Borkar, D. K. Pradhan, . K. Mishra, A. Kumar, B. Sahoo, P. K. Kulriya, C. Cazorla, J. F. Scott, and D. K. Pradhan, "Structural transformations and physical properties of (1 - x) Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 - x BaTiO3 solid solutions near a morphotropic phase boundary", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol.31, no.7, pp.075401 (13pp), IOP Publishing, February 2019, 10.1088/1361-648X/aaf405 Article
S. Dash, H. S. Mohanty, . Ravikant, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Effect of poling on ferroelectric properties and leakage current behavior of 0.7Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-0.3(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 lead free ceramics", in AIP Conference Proceedings, vol.2115, no.030019, AIP Publishing 2019, 10.1063/1.5112858 Inproceedings
K. Bhoi, T. Dam, S. Mohapatra, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, P. Babu, V. Siruguri, and D. K. Pradhan, "Structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of Dy0.95Gd0.05MnO3 prepared by acrylamide polymer gel template method", in AIP Conference Proceedings, vol.2115, no.1, pp.030500, AIP Publishing 2019, 10.1063/1.5113339 Inproceedings
S. Dash, H. S. Mohanty, K. Bhoi, R. Kant, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. Pradhan, "Sintering dependent Ca2+ solubility in barium titanate synthesized by sol–gel auto combustion method", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.29, no.24, pp.20820–20831, Springer, December 2018, 10.1007/s10854-018-0224-5 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, R. Katiyar, and R. Cohen, "Effect of substrate temperature on structural and magnetic properties of c-axis oriented spinel ferrite Ni0.65Zn0.35Fe2O4 (NZFO) thin films", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.766, pp.1074-1079, Elsevier, October 2018, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.06.348 Article
H. S. Mohanty, A. Kumar, B. Sahoo, P. K. Kurliya, and D. K. Pradhan, "Impedance spectroscopic study on microwave sintered (1 - x) Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 –xBaTiO3 ceramics", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.29, no.8, pp.6966-6977, Springer, April 2018, 10.1007/s10854-018-8683-2 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, E. Strelcov, D. K. Pradhan, R. Katiyar, S. Kalinin, N. Laanait, and R. Vasudevan, "Reconstructing phase diagrams from local measurements via Gaussian processes: mapping the temperature-composition space to confidence", npj Computational Materials, vol.4, no.23, Nature, April 2018, 10.1038/s41524-018-0078-7 Article
T. Dam, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "Coupled Ion conduction mechanism and dielectric relaxation phenomenon in PEO20 - LiCF3SO3 - based ion conducting polymer nanocomposite electrolytes", The JournaL of Physical Chemistry C, vol.122, no.8, pp.4133-4143, American Chemical Society, February 2018, 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11112 Article
T. Dam, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "Coupled ion conduction mechanism and dielectric relaxation phenomenon in PEO20–LiCF3SO3-Based ion conducting polymer nanocomposite electrolytes", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.122, no.8, pp.4133–4143, American Chemical Society, February 2018, 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11112 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, R. Vasudevan, E. Strelcov, V. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, J. M. Gregg, A., S. Kalinin, and R. Katiyar, "Exploring the magnetoelectric coupling at the composite interfaces of FE/FM/FE heterostructures", Scientific Reports, vol.8, no.17381, Nature 2018, 10.1038/s41598-018-35648-1 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, N. Li, R. Vasudevan, P. Das, V. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, P. Misra, A., S. Kalinin, and R. Katiyar, "Studies on dielectric, optical, magnetic, magnetic domain structure, and resistance switching characteristics of highly c-axis oriented NZFO thin films", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.122, no.033902, American Institute of Physics (AIP), July 2017, 10.1063/1.4994312 Article
D. Pradhan, S. Kumari, V. Puli, P. Das, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, J., and R. Katiyar, "Correlation of dielectric, electrical and magnetic properties near the magnetic phase transition temperature of cobalt zinc ferrite", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol.19, no.1, pp.210-218, Royal Society of Chemistry 2017, 10.1039/c6cp06133h Article
H. S. Mohanty, T. Dam, H. Borkar, A. Kumar, K., S. Sen, B. Behera, B. Sahoo, and D. K. Pradhan, "Studies of ferroelectric properties and leakage current behaviour of microwave sintered ferroelectric Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 ceramic", Ferroelectrics, vol.517, no.1, pp.25-33, Taylor & Francis 2017, 10.1080/00150193.2017.1369824 Article
T. Dam, S. Tripathy, M. Paluch, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "Investigations of relaxation dynamics and observation of nearly constant loss phenomena in PEO20-LiCF3SO3-ZrO2 based polymer nano-composite electrolyte", Electrochimica Acta, vol.202, pp.147-156, Elsevier, June 2016, 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.03.134 Article
T. Dam, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "The ionic transport mechanism and coupling between the ion conduction and segmental relaxation processes of PEO20-LiCF3SO3 based ion conducting polymer clay composites", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol.18, pp.19955-19965, Royal Society of Chemistry, June 2016, 10.1039/c6cp01744d Article
T. Dam, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "Equilibrium state of anatase to rutile transformation for nano-structured Titanium Dioxide powder using polymer template method.", in OP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol.115, no.012038, pp.1-6, IOP Publishing, iop conference : materials science and engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, March 2016, 10.1088/1757-899X/115/1/012038 Inproceedings
T. Dam, S. N. Tripathy, M. Paluch, S. Jena, and D. K. Pradhan, "Ionic conduction in polymer composite electrolytes", in Proceedings of 60th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 2015, vol.1731, pp.070027-1-070027-3, American Institute of Physics, aip conference proceedings, Uttar Pradesh, India, December 2016, 10.1063/1.4947859 Inproceedings
D. Pradhan, V. Puli, S. Kumari, S. Sahoo, P. Das, K. Pradhan, D. K. Pradhan, J., and R. Katiyar, "Studies of phase transitions and magnetoelectric coupling in PFN-CZFO multiferroic composites", The Journal Of Physical Chemistry C, vol.120, no.3, pp.1936-1944, ACS, December 2015, 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b10422 Article
J. Ray, A. K. Biswal, S. Kuila, D. K. Pradhan, D. Behera, and P. N. Vishwakarma, "Signature of relaxor behaviour in BiFe0.98Co0.02O3", in AIP Conference Proceedings, vol.1665, no.1, pp.140058-1 - 140058-3, American Institute of Physics, June 2015, 10.1063/1.4918267 Inproceedings
S. N. Tripathy, D. Pradhan, K. Mishra,, S. Sen, R. Palai, M. Paulch, J. Scott, R. Katiyar, and D. K. Pradhan, "Phase transition and enhanced magneto-dielectric response in BiFeO3-DyMnO3 multiferroics", Journal Of Applied Physics, vol.117, no.14, pp.144103, American Institute of Physics, April 2015, 10.1063/1.4916927 Article
T. Dam, N., R. Thomas, D. K. Pradhan, and R. S. Katiyar, "Observation of ionic transport and ion-coordinated segmental motions in composite (polymer-salt-clay) solid polymer electrolyte", Ionics, vol.21, no.2, pp.401–410, Springer, December 2015, 10.1007/s11581-014-1181-5 Article
S. Mallick, S. Sagiri, V. Singh, B. Behera, A. Thirugnanam, D. K. Pradhan, M. Bhattacharya, and K. Pal, "Genipin-crosslinked gelatin-based emulgels: an insight into the thermal, mechanical, and electrical studies", AAPS PharmSciTech, vol.16, no.6, pp.1254-1262, Springer 2015, 10.1208/s12249-014-0260-2 Article
S. Sen, N. Chakraborty, P. Rana, M. Narjinary, S. Mursalin, S. N. Tripathy, D. K. Pradhan, and A. Sen, "Nanocrystalline gallium ferrite: A novel material for sensing very low concentration of alcohol vapour", Ceramics International, vol.41, no.8, pp.10110–10115, Elsevier 2015, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.04.107 Article
D. K. Pradhan, N., R. Thomas, and R., "Coupling of conductivity to the relaxation process in polymer electrolytes", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.147, no.3, pp.1016-1021, Elsevier, October 2014, 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2014.06.053 Article
S. Pradhan, S. Sagiri, V. Singh, K. Pal, S. Ray, and D. K. Pradhan, "Palm oil-based organogels and microemulsions for delivery of antimicrobial drugs", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.131, no.6, pp.1-13, John Wiley & Sons, October 2014, 10.1002/app.39979 Article
V. Singh, S. Sagiri, K. Pal, S. Khade, D. K. Pradhan, and M. K. Bhattacharya, "Gelatin-carbohydrate phase-separated hydrogels as bioactive carriers in vaginal delivery: Preparation and physical characterizations", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.131, no.13, pp.1-11, Wiley, July 2014, 10.1002/app.40445 Article
S. N. Tripathy, K. K. Mishra, S. Sen, and D. K. Pradhan, "Dielectric and raman spectroscopic studies of Na 0.5 Bi 0.5 TiO 3 –BaSnO3 ferroelectric system", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol.97, no.6, pp.1846–1854, Wiley, June 2014, 10.1111/jace.12838 Article
D. Pradhan, P. Mishra, V. Puli, S. Sahoo, D. K. Pradhan, and R. Katiyar, "Studies on structural, dielectric, and transport properties of Ni0.65Zn0.35Fe2O4", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.115, no.24, American Institute of Physics, June 2014, 10.1063/1.4885420 Article
Sp. Mallick, Sai. S. Sagiri, V. K. Singh, K. Pal, D. K. Pradhan, and Mk. Bhattacharya, "Effect of processed starches on the properties of gelatin-based physical hydrogels: characterization, in vitro drug release and antimicrobial studies", Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, vol.53, no.7, pp.700-715, Taylor & Francis, April 2014, 10.1080/03602559.2013.877927 Article
N. Baran, V. K. Singh, K. Pal, A. Anis, D. K. Pradhan, and K. Pramanik, "Development and characterization of soy lecithin and palm oil-based organogels", Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, vol.53, no.9, pp.865-879, Taylor & Francis, March 2014, 10.1080/03602559.2013.869600 Article
V. Singh, S. Ramesh, D. K. Pradhan, K. Pramanik, and K. Pal, "Olive oil based novel thermo-reversible emulsion hydrogels for controlled delivery applications", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol.25, no.3, pp.703-721, Springer, March 2014, 10.1007/s10856-013-5112-1 Article
D. K. Pradhan and S. N. Tripathy, "Effect of plasticizer concentration on microstructural and dielectric properties of polymer composite electrolyte", Advances in Chemical Science, vol.2, no.4, pp.114-121, December 2013 Article
D. Pradhan, J., V. Puli, R. Katiyar, S. N. Tripathy, and D. K. Pradhan, "Room temperature multiferroic properties of Pb(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3–Co0.65Zn0.35Fe2O4 composites", Journal Of Applied Physics, vol.114, no.23, AIP, December 2013, 10.1063/1.4847595 Article
S. N. Tripathy, K., S. Sen, B. G. Mishra, D. Pradhan, R. Palai, and D. K. Pradhan, "Phase transition and magneto-electric coupling of BiFeO3–YMnO3 multiferroic nanoceramics", Journal Of Applied Physics, vol.114, no.14, AIP, October 2013, 10.1063/1.4824061 Article
Bk. Barick, R., and D. K. Pradhan, "Dielectric and impedance spectroscopy of zirconium modified (Na0.5Bi0.5)TiO3 ceramics", Elsevier, vol.39, no.5, pp.5695–5704, Ceramics International, July 2013, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.12.087 Article
S. N. Tripathy, B. G. Mishra, M. Shirolkar, S. Sen, S. Das, D. Janes, and D. K. Pradhan, "Structural, microstructural and magneto-electric properties of single-phase BiFeO nanoceramics prepared by auto-combustion method", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.141, no.1, pp.423-431, Elsevier, May 2013, 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2013.05.040 Article
K., V. Sivasubramanian, A., and D. K. Pradhan, "Anomalous behavior of acoustic phonon mode and central peak in Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3)0.85Ti0.15O3 single crystal studied using Brillouin scattering", Journal Of Applied Physics, vol.112, no.11, American Institute of Physics, December 2012, 10.1063/1.4768441 Article
J. Ray, A. K. Biswal, S. Acharya, G. V, D. K. Pradhan, and P. N. Vishwakarma, "Effect of Co substitution on the magnetic properties of BiFeO3", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol.324, no.23, pp.4084-4089, Elsevier, November 2012, 10.1016/j.jmmm.2012.07.027 Article
S., D. K. Pradhan, and R., "Structural and electrical characterization of Bi9-x Ti3 Mn5+x O27", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.23, no.10, pp.1783-1787, October 2012, 10.1007/s10854-012-0662-4 Article
K., A., S. N. Tripathy, and D. K. Pradhan, "Dielectric and polarized Raman spectroscopic studies on 0.85Pb(Zn 1/3 Nb 2/3 )O3 -0.15PbTiO3 single crystal", Journal Of Applied Physics, vol.112, American Institute of Physics, September 2012, 10.1063/1.4757958 Article
D. K. Pradhan, P. Das, and B. Behera, "Studies of dielectric and electrical properties of a new type of complex tungsten bronze electroceramics", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.23, no.3, pp.779–785, Springer, August 2012, 10.1007/s10854-011-0492-9 Article
S. Samantaray, D. K. Pradhan, G. Hota, and B. G. Mishra, "Catalytic application of CeO2–CaO nanocomposite oxide synthesized using amorphous citrate process toward the aqueous phase one pot synthesis of 2-amino-2-chromenes", Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.193–194, pp.1–9, Elsevier, April 2012, 10.1016%2Fj.cej.2012.04.011 Article
B. Barick, D. K. Pradhan, and R., "Phase transition and electrical properties of lanthanum-modifed sodium bismuth titanate", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.132, no.2–3, pp.1007–1014, Elsevier, February 2012, 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2011.12.050 Article
S. Samantaray, D. K. Pradhan, G. Hota, and B. G. Mishra, "Catalytic application of CeO 2-CaO nanocomposite oxide synthesized using amorphous citrate process toward the aqueous phase one pot synthesis of 2-amino-2-chromenes", Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.193-194, pp.1-9, Elsevier 2012, 10.1016/j.cej.2012.04.011 Article
S. Samantaray, B. G. Mishra, D. K. Pradhan, and G. Hota, "Solution combustion synthesis and physicochemical characterization of ZrO2–MoO3 nanocomposite oxides prepared using different fuels", Ceramics International, vol.37, no.8, pp.3101–3108, Elseiver, December 2011, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2011.05.047 Article
B. K. Barick, . K. Mishra, A. K. Arora, R N. P. Chaudhary, and D. K. Pradhan, "Impedance and Raman spectroscopic studies of (Na 0.5 Bi 0.5 )TiO 3", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol.44, no.35, pp.355-402, IOP Science, August 2011, 10.1088/0022-3727/44/35/355402 Article
A. Shukla, R., A. Thakur, and D. K. Pradhan, "Structural, microstructural and electrical studies of La and Cu doped BaTiO3 ceramics", Physica B: Condensed Matter, vol.405, no.1, pp.99-106, Elsevier, January 2010, doi:10.1016/j.physb.2009.08.075 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., C. Rinaldi, and R., "Effect of Mn substitution on electrical and magnetic properties of Bi0.9La0.1FeO3", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.106, no.2, pp.024102, American Institute of Physics, July 2009, DOI: 10.1063/1.3158121 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., B., A. Thakur, and R., "Effect of montmorillonite filler on structural and electrical properties of polymer nanocomposite electrolytes", Ionics, vol.15, no.3, pp.345-352, Springer, June 2009, DOI 10.1007/s11581-008-0271-7 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., and B. Samantaray, "Studies of dielectric and electrical properties of plasticized polymer nanocomposite electrolytes", Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.115, no.2-3, pp.557-561, Elsevier, June 2009, doi:10.1016/j.matchemphys.2009.01.008 Article
N. Karan, M. Balasubramanian, D. Abraham, M. Furczon, D. K. Pradhan, J. Saavedra, R. Thomas, and R. Katiyar, "Structural characteristics and electrochemical performance of layered Li[Mn0.5-xCr2xNi0.5-x]O2 cathode materials", Journal of Power Sources, vol.187, no.2, pp.586-590, Elsevier, February 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.11.061 Article
R. Mishra, D. K. Pradhan, R., and A. Banerjee, "Dipolar and magnetic ordering in Nd-modified BiFeO3 nanoceramics", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol.320, no.21, pp.2602-2607, Elsevier, November 2008, doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2008.05.005 Article
J. Saavedra, N. Karan, D. K. Pradhan, A. Kumar, S. Nieto, R. Thomas, and R. Katiyar, "Synthesis and electrochemical properties of Li(Ni0.8Co0.1Mn0.1)O2 cathode material: Ex situ structural analysis by Raman scattering and X-ray diffraction at various stages of charge–discharge process", Journal of Power Sources, vol.183, no.2, pp.761-765, Elsevier, September 2008, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.05.068 Article
N. Karan, D. K. Pradhan, R. Thomas, B. Natesan, and R. Katiyar, "Solid polymer electrolytes based on polyethylene oxide and lithium trifluoro- methane sulfonate (PEO–LiCF3SO3): Ionic conductivity and dielectric relaxation", Solid State Ionics, vol.179, no.19-20, pp.689-696, Elsevier, August 2008, doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2008.04.034 Article
R. K. Mishra, D. K. Pradhan, R N. P. Choudhary, and A. Banerjee, "Effect of yttrium on improvement of dielectric properties and magnetic switching behavior in BiFeO3", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol.20, no.4, pp.045218, IOP Science, January 2008, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/20/04/045218 Article
R. Thomas, D. K. Pradhan, R. Melgarejo, J. Saavedra, N. Karan, R. Palai, N. Murari, and Ram. S. Katiyar, "Metal-Ferroelectric-Insulator-Semiconductor (MFIS) Devices Based on DyScO3 Buffer Layer and Ferroelectric Bi3.25Nd0.75Ti3O12 thin film.", ECS Transactions, vol.13, no.2, pp.363-371, The Electrochemical Society 2008, 10.1149/1.2908649 Article
N., J., D. K. Pradhan, R. Melgarejo, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and R., "Structural and Electrochemical Characterizations of Solution Derived LiMn 0.5Ni0.5O2 as Positive Electrode for Li-Ion Rechargeable Batteries", Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, vol.11, no.8, pp.a135-a139, The Electrochemical Society 2008, DOI: 10.1149/1.2932052 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., and B., "Studies of dielectric relaxation and AC conductivity behavior of plasticized polymer nanocomposite elctrolytes", International Journal of Chemical Science, vol.3, no.5, pp.597 - 608, Trade Science Inc 2008 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., and B., "Studies of structural, thermal and electrical behavior of polymer nanocomposite electrolytes", eXPRESS Polymer Letters, vol.2, no.9, pp.630-638, eXPRESS Polymer Letters 2008, DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2008.76 Article
R., D. K. Pradhan, G. Bonilla, and R. Katiyar, "Effect of La-substitution on structural and dielectric properties of Bi(Sc1/2Fe1/2)O3 ceramics", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.437, no.1-2, pp.220-224, Elsevier, June 2007, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2006.07.077 Article
R., D. K. Pradhan, C. Tirado, G. Bonilla, and R. Katiyar, "Structural, dielectric and impedance properties of Ca(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 nanoceramics", Physica B: Condensed Matter, vol.393, no.1-2, pp.24-31, Elsevier, April 2007, doi:10.1016/j.physb.2006.12.006 Article
R., D. K. Pradhan, C., G., and R., "Effect of La substitution on structural and electrical properties of Ba(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 nanoceramics", Journal of Materials Science, vol.42, no.17, pp.7423-7432, Springer 2007, 10.1007/s10853-007-1835-z Article
D. K. Pradhan, K. Samantaray, R., N., and S. Katiyar, "Effect of plasticizer on structural and electrical properties of polymer nanocompsoite electrolytes", International Journal of Electrochemical Science, vol.2, pp.861 - 871, ESG 2007 Article
D. K. Pradhan, R., B., N., and R., "Effect of Plasticizer on Structural and Electrical Properties of Polymer Nanocompsoite Electrolytes", International Journal of Electrochemical Science, vol.2, pp.861 - 871, ESG 2007 Article
R., D. K. Pradhan, C., G., and R., "Impedance characteristics of Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)O3–BiFeO3 composites", Physica Status Solidi B, vol.244, no.6, pp.2254-2266, Wiley 2007, 10.1002/pssb.200642344 Article
R., D. K. Pradhan, C., G., and R., "Relaxor characteristics of Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)O3–BiFeO3 solid solution prepared by mechanosynthesis route", Journal of Applied Physics, vol.100, no.8, pp.084105, American Institute of Physics, October 2006, 10.1063/1.2359624 Article
A. Thakur, D. K. Pradhan, B. Samantaray, and R., "Studies on an ionically conducting polymer nanocomposite", Journal of Power Sources, vol.159, no.1, pp.272-276, Elsevier, September 2006, 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2006.04.096 Article
D. K. Pradhan, B., R., and A., "Complex impedance analysis of NaLaTiO4 electroceramics", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol.17, no.3, pp.157-164, Springer, March 2006, 10.1007/s10854-006-6756-0 Article
D. K. Pradhan, B. Samantaray, R., and A. Thakur, "Complex impedance studies on a layered perovskite ceramic oxide—NaNdTiO4", Materials Science and Engineering B, vol.116, no.1, pp.7-13, Elsevier, January 2005, 10.1016/j.mseb.2004.08.009 Article
D. K. Pradhan, B. Samantaray, R., and A. Thakur, "Effect of Plasticizer on Microstructure and Electrical Properties of a Sodium Ion Conducting Composite Polymer Electrolyte", Ionics, vol.11, no.1-2, pp.95-102, Springer, January 2005, 10.1007/BF02430407 Article
D. K. Pradhan, B. Samantaray, R., and A. Thakur, "Effect of plasticizer on structure—property relationship in composite polymer electrolytes", Journal of Power Sources, vol.139, no.1-2, pp.384-393, Elsevier, January 2005, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2004.05.050 Article

 Courses Taught

  • PH1001 : Physics - I {Theory}
  • PH1002 : Physics - II {Theory}
  • PH101 : Physics - I {Theory}
  • PH101 : Physics I {Theory}
  • PH2001 : Waves and Oscillations {Theory}
  • PH204 : Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics {Theory}
  • PH3002 : Introduction To Condensed Matter Physics {Theory}
  • PH321 : Physics of Semiconducting Materials {Theory}
  • PH404 : Electrodynamics {Theory}
  • PH409 : Introduction to Spectroscopy {Theory}
  • PH508 : Atomic and Molecular Physics {Theory}
  • PH511 : Atomic and Molecular Physics {Theory}
  • PH551 : Crystal Symmetry and Crystal Physics {Theory}
  • PH6005 : Experimental Techniques in Physics {Theory}
  • PH605 : Experimental Techniques in Physics {Theory}
  • PH6351 : Crystal Symmetry and Crystal Physics {Theory}
  • PH644 : Polymer Physics {Theory}
  • PH651 : Crystal Symmetry and Crystal Physics {Theory}
  • PH170 : Physics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH2072 : Waves and Optics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH271 : Thermal Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH3071 : Properties of Matter Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH371 : Properties of Matter Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH372 : Properties of Matter Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH4072 : Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH471 : General Physics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH472 : Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH472 : Solid State Physics Laboratory {Practical}
  • PH574 : Advanced Characterization Techniques Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [9]
Multiferroic Oxides

 Satya Narayan Tripathy

Enrolled: Jul 2009

 Graduated : Jun 2015

 Supervisor

Study Of Relaxation Dynamics And Ion Conduction Mechanism Of Composite Polymer Electrolyte And Gel Polymer Electrolyte

 Tapabrata Dam

Enrolled: Jul 2011

 Graduated : Mar 2017

 Supervisor

 Hari Sankar Mohanty

Enrolled: Apr 2014

 Graduated : Jul 2021

 Supervisor

Investigations Of Crystal Structure, Dielectric, Ferroelectric And Piezoelectric Properties Of (1-X) Ba(Zr0.2ti0.8)o3–x (Ba0.7ca0.3)tio3 Ferroelectric Ceramics And Its Composites With Ferroelectric Polymer.

 Smaranika Dash

Enrolled: Jan 2015

 Thesis Submitted : Jul 2022

 Supervisor

Investigations Of Phase Transitions And Magneto-Electric Properties In Single Phase And Composite Multiferroic Systems

 Krishnamayee Bhoi

Enrolled: Jul 2015

 Thesis Submitted : May 2022

 Supervisor

Effect Of Defect Dipole On Ferroelectric And Piezoelectric Properties Of Lead Free Ferroelectric Ceramics.

 Satyaranjan Sahoo

Enrolled: Jul 2016

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Ferroelectric Ceramic Polymer Nanocomposites As Piezoelectric Nanogenerator For Energy Harvesting

 Praveen Kumar Panda

Enrolled: Jul 2018

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Design And Development Of Flexible Ferroelectric Nanogenerator

 Abhisikta Sahu

Enrolled: Sep 2020

 Continuing

 Supervisor

Structural Phase Transitions Induced By Swift Heavy Ion Irradiations In Lead Free Ferroelectric Perovskite Oxides

 Sanand Sahoo

Enrolled: Aug 2021

 Continuing

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Satadal Das (414PH2047), "Investigation of Dielectric Properties of Lead Free Ferroelectric Ceramics Polymer Composite" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Rajat Chauhan (415PH2092), "Synthesis and Characterisation of BaTiO3 and Ba0.7Ca0.3TiO3 Lead Free Ferroelectric Ceramics" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Pooja Punetha (416PH2115), "Studies of Phase Transition Behaviour of Barium Titanate Ceramics" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Shreya Kumari (417PH2112), "SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYBRID FERROELECTRIC POLYMER CERAMIC COMPOSITES" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Uttam Saha (417PH2118), "Synthesis and Characterization of PVDF-HFP/Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3 Ferroelectric Ceramic Polymer Composite" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Jena Jagyansis (419PH2111), "Studies of structural phase transition and dielectric properties on Li doped K0.5Na0.5NbO3 (KNN) ceramics" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Soumyaranjan Sahoo (420PH2064), "Studies of Structural, Dielectric and Ferroelectric Properties of Lead-free K0.5Bi0.5TiO3 Ceramics." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Kotla Surya Rohith (413PH5020), "Symmetry Mode Analysis of Structural Phase Transition in Ba0.9Sr0.1TiO3" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Koyal Suman Samantaray (413PH5029), "Studies of structural and dielectric properties of Ca modified BaTiO3 ceramic" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Abinash Adhikari (414PH5024), "Study of structural phase transition behaviour of Li and Ta- modified Sodium Potassium Niobate (KNN) ceramics" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Shilpa Singh (414PH5033), "Study of Compositional Driven Phase Transition in Sn Doped BaTiO3" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Ritesh Kumar (415PH5099), "Structural, Morphological, Magnetic and Dielectric Properties of MFe2O4 (M = Co, Ni)" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Rinkesh Kumar (416PH5046), "Symmetry-Mode Analysis of Structural Phase Transition in K_0.5Na_0.5NbO_3 and BaMnO_3 Ceramics" - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Ashish Kumar Patel (417PH5031), "Investigation of Ferroelectric Phase Transition and Symmetry Mode Analysis of Ba0.85Sr0.15TiO3." - Integrated M.Sc.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Consultant, Commission of Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography, International Union of Crystallography (IUCr),    2017
  • Orissa Physical Society Young Scientist Award for the year 2012,    2012
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Life Member, Orissa Physical Society.,    2010