Synthesis of Ultrathin Au Nanowires selected as an
Emerging Research Front by Thomson Reuters. Dr. N. Ravishankar & Aditi Halder 's interview
to ScienceWatch.com - August 2007
Swarnajayanti Fellowship for the year 2009-10 has
been awarded to N. Ravishankar
MRSI Medal awarded to N.
Ravishankar - February 2011
Paromita Kundu wins the
prestigious Bristol-Myers-Squibb Fellowship.
Ms. Priyadarshini (Int.
Ph.D.) and Ms. Leelavathi join the group. Welcome! - August
Ms. Nidhi Lal passed her
comprehensive exam - August 2011
Protochips Aduro Holder
arrives! Awaiting the arrival of T20 TEM - August
Anumol's paper "New
Insights on Heterogeneous Nucleation.." accepted in ACS Nano -
article' on "Existing and Emerging Methods of Synthesis of
Nanoscale Heterostructures" accepted in PCCP -
Discovery of surprising insulating
behaviour in ultrathin Au nanowires (< 2 nm
diameter) reported. This work is a result
of collaboration between our group (Paromita Kundu) with
U. Chandni and Arindam Ghosh of Physics, IISc. Congratulations
to all for this publication in ACS Nano.
Paromita submitted her Ph.D thesis - November
Paper on "direct growth of Au nanowires on
substrates and between contact pads" accepted in
Installation of TEM begins on 13 December