Dr. Himani Sharma

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M.Sc. (K. U. Kurukshetra), M. Tech. (T.U. Patiyala), Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)

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Area of Specialization : Photoreduction on nanoparticles loaded semiconducting nanostructures, Modification in Carbon nanostructures (CNTs and Graphene) for Raman investigations and electron field emission applications

Area of Interest :  Photocatalysis and energy harvesting applications of TiO2 and semiconducting nanostructures, Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures, Thin Film Deposition by PVD and CVD techniques, Electron field emission, Raman spectroscopy

Awards & Honours:

1. Prof. C. Ambasankaran best paper award (oral presentation) by Indian Vacuum Society in 2011.

Best five publications :

1. S. Farsinezhad, T. Shanavas, N. Mahdi, A. Askar, P. Kar, H. Sharma, K. Shankar,2018, Core-shell titanium dioxide - titanium nitride nanotube arrays with near-infrared plasmon resonances,, Nanotechnology 29

2. S. Farsinezhad, S. P. Banerjee, B. B. Rajeeva, B. D. Wiltshire, H. Sharma, A. Sura, A. Mohammadpour, P. Kar, Robert F., K. Shankar, 2017, Reduced ensemble plasmon linewidths and enhanced two-photon luminescence in anodically formed high surface area Au-TiO2 3D nanocomposites, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 740

3. P. Kar, S. Farsinezhad, N. Mahdi, Y. Zhang, U. Obuekwe, H. Sharma, J. Shen, N. Semagina, K. Shankar, 2016, Enhanced CH4 yield by photocatalytic CO2 reduction using TiO2 nanotube arrays grafted with Au, Ru and ZnPd nanoparticles, Nano Research 9, 3478

4. S. Farsinezhad, *H. Sharma, Karthik Shankar, 2015, Interfacial band alignment for photocatalytic charge separation in TiO2 nanotube arrays coated with CuPt nanoparticles, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 29723

5. P. Kar, Y. Zhang, S. Farsinezhad, A. Mohammadpour, B. D. Wiltshire, H. Sharma, K. Shankar, 2015, Rutile phase n- and p-type anodic titania nanotube arrays with square-shaped pore morphologies, Chemical Communications, 51, 7816


Ongoing Projects:

1. Exciting MoS2 nanosheets-one dimensional periodic nanotubes based heterostructures for light harvesting applications (UGC under FRPS scheme)-2016

2. Solar Energy Harvesting using Exotic Metal Nanoparticle-Periodically Segmented TiO₂ Hybrids for Photocatalytic Applications (SERB, DST under ECRA scheme)-2017

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