Personal Profile

Dr.Kannan M D

Academic Title: Professor (CAS)
Dept. of Applied Science,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 21/06/1993
Educational Qualification(s): B.Sc ( Physics )
M.Sc ( Physics )
Ph.D ( Physics )

Contact Information: mdk.phy@psgtech.ac.in
Google Scholar URL: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=CBsLaLAAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

Skills

In Brief


Research work is being pursued in the fields of thin films, solar cells, MEMS and Nano science and Technology.

Subject Expertise


Ananlytical Techniques in Materials Characterization
Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Materials Science
Physics
Properties of Matter
Organic Spintronics
Nano Science and Technology
Condensed Matter Physics
Laser Technology
Condensed Matter Physics
Thin Films : Solar Cells
Thin Flims, Nanomaterials, Ion Irradiation, Etching

Research Area


Thin Films : Solar Cells
MEMS
Condensed Matter Physics
Nano Science and Technology


Professional Experience:

Academic

Lecturer, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 03/08/1992 - 30/04/1993 )
Lecturer(OG), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 21/06/1993 - 20/06/1998 )
Lecturer (SrG), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 21/06/1998 - 20/06/2002 )
Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 21/06/2002 - 31/12/2005 )
Associate Professor, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, during ( 01/01/2006 - Till Date )


Membership:

Life Member - Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Kanpur



International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS Thickness and annealing evolution to physical properties of e-beam evaporated ZnTe thin films as a rear contact for CdTe solar cells 2021 Co Author 32
2 OPTIK Enhanced photostability of anthocyanin dye for increased efficiency in natural dye sensitized solar cells 2020 Co Author 227
3 THIN SOLID FILMS Investigations on post sulphurised Cu2ZnSnS4 absorber layer thin films prepared using radio frequency magnetron sputtering 2019 Co Author 695
4 APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE Effect of post-MgCl2 activation on physical properties of e-beam evaporated CdTe films for absorber layer applications 2019 Main Author 498
5 OPTIK Role of low-cost non-toxic MgCl2 treatment on ZnS films: Optimization of physical properties for buffer layers 2019 Main Author 199
6 PHYSICS LETTERS A Impact of chloride treatment on the physical properties of polycrystalline thin CdTe films for solar cell applications 2019 Main Author 383
7 Optical Materials Understanding the physical properties of CdCl2 treated thin CdSe films for solar cell applications 2019 Co Author
8 Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids Inflence of NH4Cl treatment on Physical properties of CdTe thin films for absorber layer applications 2018 Co Author 123, p.216
9 Current Applid Physics An approach to MgCl2 activation on CdSe thin films for Solar Cells 2018 Co Author 18, 7, p.8
10 Vacuum Towards post-NH4Cl treatment on CdSe thin films for solar cell applications 2018 Co Author 153, p. 43
11 Materials Letters Investigations on Hot-wall deposited Cadmium Sulphide buffer layer for thin film solar cell 2018 Co Author 222
12 Optical Materials Synergistic effect of sodium and yeast in improving the efficiency of DSSC sensitized with extract from petals of Kigelia Africana 2018 Co Author 79
13 Applied Mechanics and Materials Preparation and Characterization of Hot Wall Deposited CuInGaSe2 Thin Films for Solar Cell Applications 2015 Co Author 705
14 Procedia Engineering Studies on friction stir welding of AA 2024 and AA 6061 dissimilar metals 2014 Co Author 75
15 Thin Solid Films Dielectric properties of DC reactive magnetron sputtered Al2O3 thin films 2012 Co Author 520
16 Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Stress analysis, structure and magnetic properties of sputter deposited Ni–Mn–Ga ferromagnetic shape memory thin films 2011 Co Author 323
17 Vacuum Fabrication and characterization of n-CdSe0. 7Te0. 3/p-CdSe0. 15Te0. 85 solar cell 2010 Co Author 84
18 Solar Energy Investigations on electron beam evaporated Cu (In0. 85Ga0. 15) Se2 thin film solar cells 2009 Co Author 83
19 Solar Energy Structural phase change and optical band gap bowing in hot wall deposited CdSexTe1− x thin films 2009 Co Author 83
20 Journal of Applied Physics Surface and interface reactions of sputtered TiNi/Si thin films 2009 Co Author 105
21 Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Composition, structure and magnetic properties of sputter deposited Ni–Mn–Ga ferromagnetic shape memory thin films 2009 Co Author 321
22 Thin Solid Films Effect of annealing on the structural properties of electron beam deposited CIGS thin films 2008 Co Author 516
23 Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells Electrical conduction studies of hot wall deposited CdSexTe1− x thin films 2008 Co Author 92
24 Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells CuInxGa1− xSe2 thin films prepared by electron beam evaporation 2008 Co Author 92
25 Ferroelectrics Optical Properties of Electron Beam Evaporated Ge2Sb2Te5 Thin Films for Rewritable High Density Data Storage Applications 2005 Co Author 329
26 Bulletin of electrochemistry Preparation and optical characterisation of chemically deposited CuInSe sub 2 thin films 1998 Co Author 14
27 Journal of materials science Dc conduction studies on thermally evaporated neodymium oxide thin films 1992 Main Author 27
28 physica status solidi (a) Structure and electrical properties of thermally evaporated Nd2O3 thin films 1991 Main Author 128
29 physica status solidi (a) Aging, Annealing, and Dielectric Properties of Neodymium Oxide Thin Films 1990 Main Author 121


International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 International Conference on "EMERGING MATERIALS AND ITS APPLICATIONS" Synthesis of MnCo2O4 Nanostructures as an Electrode Material for Supercapacitors 01-03-2022 Co Author -Select-
2 International Conference on Advanced Materials for Sustainable Energy and Sensors Electrochemical growth of ZCO Hexagonal nanoplates on 3D graphene foam as an electrode material for asymmetric supercapacitor 16-09-2019 Co Author Alagappa University
3 National Conference on energy materials sponsored by DRDO XPS analysis of RF magnetron sputtered CZTS thin films 20-07-2018 Co Author
4 International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials Studies on RF Magnetron Sputtered CZTS absorber layer thin films for solar cell applications 06-01-2016 Co Author




Contributions

S.No. Title Author Nature Date
1 Recent Advances in SnO2 and V2O5 Nano-materials Research: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Dr.Vasanth Raj D, PHY
Dr.Kannan M D
Dr.C.Viswanathan, Associate professor
Chapter 19-04-2021




Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Invited Lecture on “Biomaterials and their Applications” 28-07-2021 28-07-2021 - 50
2 Electrochemical Energy Storage devices 06-08-2020 06-08-2020 - 60
3 MEMS and Its Applications 27-03-2018 TEQIP-III 60
4 Workshop on MEMS and its Applications 17-03-2018 TEQIP 60
5 International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM-2011) 12-12-2011 16-12-2011 DST, INDO-NOR, DRDO, MNRE, DBT, MOES 500
6 Emerging Trends in Thin Film Science and Technology 13-02-2009 14-02-2009 DST, DRDO, MNRE 300
7 National Workshop on Advanced Materials Processing 12-02-2009 DST, DRDO, MNRE







Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 Design and Fabrication of Indigenous Powder Fed Metal Additive Manufacturing Machine DST Co Investigator
2 Investigations on Copper Indium Diselenide Thin Films Prepared by Close-spaced Vapour Transport Technique For Solar Cell Applications University Grants Commission Principal Investigator