C.M. Janet  
 

 

 

 
Name : C.M. Janet  
   
Addresses :

Laboratory address:

National Centre for Catalysis Research,
Department of Chemistry,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai – 600 036.

Phone No. 22575212
   
E-Mail ID : janetcm1@gmail.com
   
Educational details :

BSc.(Chemistry), S.N. College, Nattika, Thrissur, University of Calicut.

MSc.(Applied Chemistry), Dept. of Chemistry, University of Calicut.

PhD, I.I.T. Madras, Chennai (2003 - 2008)
   
Research details : Dinitrogen activation, ammonia synthesis, nanomaterials and semiconductor photocatalysis
   
Title of thesis : “Synthesis and characterization of materials for ammonia formation at atmospheric pressure”.
   
   
Publications :
  1. C.M. Janet and R.P. Viswanath, “Large scale synthesis of CdS nanorods and its utilization in photo catalytic hydrogen production” Nanotechnology 17 (2006) 5271–5277.

  2. C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath and T. K. Varadarajan, “Characterization and Photoluminescence Properties of MgO Microtubes Synthesized from Hydromagnesite Flowers” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 28 (2007)10267–10272.

  3. S. Navaladian, C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, "A facile room temperature synthesis of Au nanowires by oxalate reduction method" Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 38 (2007) 14150-14156.

  4. S. Navaladian, C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan and R.P. Viswanath, “On the possible treatment procedures for organic contaminants”, Photo/electrochemistry & photobiology in the environment, energy and Fuel, Research Signpost 2007 pp.1-51.

  5. M. Mapa, K. S. Thushara, B. Saha, P. Chakraborty, C.M. Janet, R. P. Viswanath, C. M. Nair, K. V. G. K. Murty and C. S. Gopinath, "Electronic Structure and Catalytic Study of Solid Solution of GaN in ZnO", Chemistry of Materials,21 (2009) 2973–2979.

   
Presentations in National/International Conferences/Symposia :
  1. C.M. Janet and R.P. Viswanath, "Bulk synthesis of CdS nanorods from a novel precursor and its utilization in photo catalytic hydrogen production", Eighth international conference on nanostructured materials, Nano 2006,IISc, Bangalore,August 20-25, 2006 (Poster presentation).

  2. C.M. Janet and R.P. Viswanath, “Synthesis of ammonia under atmospheric pressure over oxide supported metal catalyst” Annual IIT Madras Chemistry symposia and CRSI meeting, July 12-13, 2006. (Received Best Poster presentation Award).

  3. C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and T.K Varadarajan, "CdS based nanophase photocatalyst for concurrent hydrogen production and nitrogen reduction", 18th National Symposium & Indo-US Seminar on Catalysis, Dehradun, April 2007. (Received Best oral presentation “Hindustan platinum award” ).

  4. C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, “Synthesis of MgO microtubes and its exploitation as a support in low pressure ammonia synthesis”.International Conference on Advanced Materials, ICAM- 2008, Kottayam, February 18-21, 2008. (Oral presentation).

  5. C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, “A Novel Cyclic Process for Atmospheric Pressure Ammonia Formation: From Fantasy to Realization”. Workshop on Catalysis, IIT Madras, Chennai, August 2, 2008. (Poster presentation).