Profile of Dr. Kallol Mohanta

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Academic Profile

Ph.D. Physics, (Title – Studies of Rectification Junctions based on Organic Molecules and Nanoparticles), Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (Jadavpur University)
M.Sc. Physics, Specialization – X-ray and Crystallography, The University of Burdwan
B.Sc., Major – Physics, (Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya) The University of Burdwan

Professional Experience (Not Available)

Honors, Awards & Grants

Recipient of Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowship 2016 from Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
2016
Postdoctoral Fellowship at International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
2010 - 2013
Visiting scholar at National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba, Japan
2010 - 2011
Visiting scholar at University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2010
CSIR-SRF (Senior Research Fellow) 2007 awarded by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India
2007
CSIR-JRF (Junior Research Fellow) 2005 awarded by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India.
2005
Ranked in Joint Entrance Screening Test 2005 organized by 14 prime research institutes in Physics within India.
2005
Recipient of scholarship for ranking within Top 100 students in Secondary Examination 1996 conducted by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.
1996

Research Interests

  • Thin film solar cell
  • Organic opto-electronic devices
  • Organic-nano / nano-bio hybrid materials for electronic applications
  • Organic spintronics

Research Scholars / Project Student/ Alumni

S. No Name Description
1 K. N. Amba Sankar Research Scholar
2 Nonu Verghese Research Scholar
3 S. Valarmathi Research Scholar
4 B. Raguvaran B.E. / B.Tech. Project Student
5 S. Balraj B.E. / B.Tech. Project Student
6 Sanjeevi Ram B.E. / B.Tech. Project Student
7 S. Prathipkumar Alumni
8 J. Vijitha Alumni
9 P. Yuvasree Alumni
10 S. Santhiya Alumni
11 K. Saranya Alumni
12 M. Sathiya Alumni
13 R. Ranjitha Alumni
14 G. Suganya Alumni

Research Guidance

S. No Degree Ongoing Completed Guide Type
1 Ph.D. 2
2 M.Phil. 1 Co-Guide
3 M.Sc. 1 5 Project Guide
4 B.E. / B.Tech 3 Project Guide

Funded Research Projects

S. No Title Funding Agency Grant Period Role
1 Effect of NIR Dye Additives for Absorption Edge Increase in Organic Photovoltaic Board of Research in Nuclear Science Department of Atomic Energy, India Three years
(2014-2017)
PI
2 Investigation of Organic Channels as Performance Booster for Organic Solar Cells Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, India Three years
(2015-2018)
PI

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Member of Indian Physical Society, Jadavpur, India.
  • Member of Indian Society of System for Science and Engineering, Coimbatore India.

Reviewer in National and International Journal

  • Journal of Physical Chemistry B (ACS publications)
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry C (ACS publications)
  • Journal of Applied Physics (AIP publications)
  • Semiconductor Science and Technology (IOP publications)
  • Advances in Nanoparticle (SCIRP publication)

Publications

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Kallol Mohanta
International Peer Reviewed Journals | As on 14/02/2017 | Total citation: 210; h index: 7; i10 index: 6
A control over accessibility of immobilized enzymes through porous coating layer
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal, S. Roy, P. K. Das
J. Coll. Int. Sci. | 2006 | ISSN/ISBN No. 0021-9797 | Impact Factor: 3.552, Citation No.: 4 | 304, 329
Electrical bistability in electrostatic assemblies of CdSe nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, S. K. Majee, S. K. Batabyal, A. J. Pal
J. Phys. Chem. B. | 2006 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1520-5207 | Impact Factor: 3.377, Citation No.: 51 | 110, 18231
Tuning of molecular rectification in donor/acceptor assemblies via supramolecular structure
Kallol Mohanta, B. Mukherjee, A. J. Pal
Chem. Mater.| 2006 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1520-5002 | Impact Factor: 8.535, Citation No.: 17 | 18, 3302
pn-Junction rectifiers based on p-ZnO and n-ZnO nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, S. K. Batabyal, A. J. Pal
Chem. Mater.| 2007 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1520-5002 | Impact Factor: 8.535, Citation No.: 26 | 19, 3662
Rectifying junctions from an assembly of two dissimilar nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal
J. Phys. Chem. C.| 2008 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1932-7455 | Impact Factor: 4.835, Citation No.: 3 | 112, 3232
Organization of organic molecules with inorganic nanoparticles: hybrid nanodiodes
Kallol Mohanta, S. K. Batabyal, A. J. Pal
Adv. Funct. Mater.| 2008 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1616-3028 | Impact Factor: 10.439, Citation No.: 10 | 18, 687
Diode junctions between two ZnO nanoparticles: mechanism of rectification
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal
J. Appl. Phys.| 2009 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1089-7550 | Impact Factor: 2.185, Citation No.: 4 | 105, 024507
Diode junctions between two ZnO nanoparticles: current rectification and the role of particle size (and bandgap)
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal
Nanotechnology | 2009 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1361-6528 | Impact Factor: 3.672, Citation No.: 8 | 20, 185203
Half-wave organic rectifier with donor/acceptor assemblies in molecular scale
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal
Org. Electron. | 2009 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1566-1199 | Impact Factor: 3.676, Citation No.: 2 | 10, 960
Diode junctions in single ZnO nanowires as half-wave rectifiers
Kallol Mohanta, A. J. Pal
J. Phys. Chem. C. | 2009 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1932-7455 | Impact Factor: 4.835, Citation No.: 5 | 113, 18047
Co-occurrence of conductance switching and magnetization: Tuning of electrical bistability of Fe3O4 quantum dots by magnetic field
Kallol Mohanta, S. Dey, A. J. Pal
Chem. Phys. Lett. 2010 | 2010 | ISSN/ISBN No. 0009-2614 |Impact Factor: 1.991, Citation No.: 3 | 492, 281
Magnetic-field-assisted layer-by-layer electrostatic assembly of ferromagnetic nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, S. Dey, A. J. Pal
Langmuir | 2010 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1520-5827 | Impact Factor: 4.384, Citation No.: 21 | 26, 9627
Reverse switching phenomena in organic-inorganic thin film composite material
Kallol Mohanta, J. Rivas, R. K. Pai
J. Phys. Chem. C | 2013 | ISSN/ISBN No. 1932-7455 | Impact Factor: 4.835, Citation No.: 3 | 117, 124
Controlled Fabrication of Highly Monodispersed, Gold Nanoparticles Grafted Polyaniline (Au@PANI) Nanospheres and their Efficient Ammonia Gas Sensing Properties
Kallol Mohanta, S. K. Batabyal, A. J. Pal
Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics | 2015 | 6(2), 165
Light-harvesting antenna system for molecular electronics
Kallol Mohanta, Anoop K. M., R. K. Pai
IEEE J. Photovoltaics |2014 | ISSN/ISBN No. 2156-3381 | Impact Factor: 3.000, Citation No.: | 4, 1570
Conducting carbon quantum dots – a nascent nanomaterial
Kallol Mohanta, L. Bhattacharjee, R. Manoharan, R. R. Bhattacharjee
J. Mater. Chem. A | 2015 | ISSN/ISBN No. 2050-7496 | Impact Factor: 7.443, Citation No.: | 3, 1580
Polarization induced dynamic photoluminescence in carbon quantum dot-based ionic fluid
Kallol Mohanta, L. Bhattacharjee, K. Pal, A. L. Koner, R. R. Bhattacharjee
J. Mater. Chem. A | 2016 | ISSN/ISBN No. 2050-7496 | Impact Factor: 7.443, Citation No.: | 4, 2246
Solution processed Cu2CdSnS4 as low-cost inorganic hole transport material for polymer solar cell
Kallol Mohanta, S. K. Mohan, S. K. Batabyal
Solar Energy Mater. Solar Cells (accepted) | ISSN/ISBN No. 0927-0248 | Impact Factor: 4.732, Citation No.:

Conferences

Electrical bistable memory phenomenon observed in thin films of CdSe nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, Amlan J. Pal
DAE- Solid State Physics Symposium (SSPS 2006) held at Barkatullah University, Bhopal | 2006 | December 26 - 30
Nanodiode: rectifiers based on organic molecules and nanoparticles
Kallol Mohanta, Amlan J. Pal
DAE- Solid State Physics Symposium (SSPS 2008) held at Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai | 2008 | December 16 - 20
Organic rectifier with donor/acceptor assemblies under AC voltage
Kallol Mohanta, Amlan J. Pal
Molecular/Organic Electronic Devices (MOED 2009) held at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar | 2009 | September
Hole transporting molecule enhances efficiency of organic photovoltaic cell
Kallol Mohanta
Organic Devices: The Future Ahead (ODeFA 2014) held at Bhaba Atomic Research Centre | 2014 | March 04 - 06
Dwindling the resistance values of pedot:pss- coated on fabric yarns
Kallol Mohanta, Amba sankar Natarajan
DAE- Solid State Physics Symposium (SSPS 2015) held at Amity University, Noida | 2015 | December 21 - 25
Enhancing electrical conductivity of polypyrrole – order of doping, composites and oxidizing agent
Kallol Mohanta, Amba sankar Natarajan
Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2016) held at Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai | 2016 | December 06 - 10