Dr. K. Ragavendran

Qualification : Ph.D. (Alagappa University)

Details of Educational Qualification:

Course Specialization Group College Name/University Year of Passing
Ph.D. Chemistry Chemistry CECRI, CSIR, Alagappa University 2008
M.Sc. Chemistry M.Sc. Madurai Kamaraj University 1998
B.Sc. Chemistry (Phys., Math. asancillary) B.Sc. Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 1995


List of Publications

S.No Title of the Paper Full Details of Journal Name / Conference Name, Volume number, page number, Date
1 The crystal shape algorithm as a tool for the characterization of agglomerated morphologies: Cubic and Hexagonal Crystal Habits of LiMn2O4: Materials Research Bulletin, 2019, 119, 110535.
2 On the graphene incorporated cathode material nano-structures: Possibilities for tuning the preferred orientations and high rate capabilities” RSC Advances 2014, 4, 60106 – 60111.
3 Crystal habits of LiMn2O4 and their influence on the electrochemical performance” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 2011, 176, 1257 – 1263.
4 On the crystal habit modifications in LiMn2O4 prepared by a fuel assisted solution combustion Physica B: Condensed Matter 2009, 404, 2166-2171.
5 Correlation between battery material performance and cooperative electron- phonon interaction in LiCoyMn2−yO4 Applied Physics Letters (nature indexed), 2017, 110, 143901-05.
6 Jahn Teller Effect in LiMn2O4: Influence on Charge Ordering, Magneto-resistance and Battery Performance” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 2073 – 2077.
7 Superconductivity, Relieving the cuprates from failed room temperature superconductivity: An electrochemical possibility to hole dope the spin ½ Mott Insulator CuO: Manuscript Ready for submission 2023.
8 A Perspective on the synthesis of doped spin- ½ Mott Insulators for Room Temperature Superconductivity: Manuscript under preparation 2023.
9 Diffusion- Migration- Reaction- Limited Aggregation of Point Defects: A Model for the Stability of Oxide-layers on Metals and Its Break down. arXiv December 2018, https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.11807
10 Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics: The kinetic Warburg component in modifying the equilibrium Nernst equation in high voltage battery materials. Chemical Physics Letters, 2008, 456 (1-3), 110- 115.
11 “Madelung-Buckingham Model as Applied to the Prediction of Voltage, Crystal Volume Changes, and Ordering Phenomenon in Spinel-Type Cathodes for Li Batteries” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109 (26), pp 12791 – 12794.
12 “Computation of Madelung Energies for Ionic Crystals of Variable Stoichiometries and Mixed Valencies and Their Application in Lithium-Ion Battery Voltage Modeling” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004, 108 (43), pp 16899 – 16903.