Dr. Balasubramanian Viswanathan  
 

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: Dr. Balasubramanian Viswanathan
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: bvnathan@iitm.ac.in

 

Academic profile :

  • Ph.D IIT, Madras, 1969
  • MSc. St.Joseph’s College, Madras Univ., 1964
  • B.Sc  St.Joseph’s College, Madras Univ., 1961

Research Interest :

  • Fuel Cells, Hydride Batteries, Electrochemistry, Hydrogen Energy, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Solid State Chemistry, Molecular Catalysis, Materials Science, Theoretical Chemistry, Applied Catalysis, Chemical and Electrochemical Energy Source

Awards/Honors :

1. Fellow of the Tamilnadu Academy of Sciences
2. Member of the Editorial Board of Applied Catalysis 1977-1999
3. Fellowship of the Max Planck Society 1977, 1982-1983
4. Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship 1976-1977.
5. JSPS fellowship 1984.
6. Deputy leader of the Indian delegation to USSR for long term scientific collaboration in 1988.
7. Member of the scientific delegation to France 1994.
8. Held a number of positions in the national societies like the Catalysis Society of India.
9. Member of the international Congress on catalysis 1992-1996.
10. UNDP expert for evaluation of projects in the field of catalysis.
11. Project Advisory committee member for DST in ILTP programme
12. Research advisory committee member of CFRI on fundamental studies for 5 years.
13. Secretary and president of the Madras section of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
14. Editorial board member of Indian journal of Chemistry Section A
15. Editorial board member of Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 1999-2001.
16. Editor of the Bulletin of the catalysis society of India.
17. Received Eminent Scientist award of the Catalysis Society of India - 1992.
18. Hari Om S S Bhatnagar Endowment Award for Catalysis - 1988.
19. Tamil Nadu best scientist award for the year 1994
20. MRSI medal in the year 1998.

Research Papers& Short Communications :

2003

1. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Redox Properties of copper oxinate complexes in zeolite matrices, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India 2,1-8 (2003).

2. M.Sankaran and B.Viswanathan, Hydriding of nitrogen contain carbon nanotubes, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India 2,9-11 (2003).

3. B.Viswanathan, M.Sankaran and A.A.Scibioh, Carbon nanomaterials – are they appropriate candidates for hydrogen storage, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India 2,12-26 (2003).

4. Rajesh, B.; Ravindranathan Thampi, K.; Bonard, J.-M.; Xanthopoulos, N.; Mathieu,H.J.; Viswanathan, B., Carbon Nanotubes Generated from Template Carbonization of Polyphenyl Acetylene as the Support for Electrooxidation of Methanol; J. Phys. Chem. B. ; (2003) 107(12); 2701-2708

5. Copper containing mixed oxides for catalytic oxidation of toluene and phenol in solid-liquid phase, C.Srinivasan and B.Viswanathan, Indian Journal of Chemistry,42A, 250-254(2003).

6. Conducting polymeric nanocones as highly dispersive and accessible matrices for Pt particles, B.Rajesh, K.R.Thampi, J.Bonard, N.Xanthapoulos, H.Mathieu and B.Viswanathan, J.Phys.Chem (communicated)

7. On the analogy of encapsulated complexes in zeolites (zeozymes) with enzyme mimics in protected environments, R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, J.Phys.Chem. (communicated).

8. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B. Louis, B.Viswanathan, A. Renken and T.K. Varadarajan Catalytic oxidation of toluene with molecular oxygen over Cr- substituted mesoporous materials, Appl. Catal.A: (in press).

9. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B. Louis, B.Viswanathan, A. Renken and T.K. Varadarajan, Synthesis, Characterization and catalytic properties of vanadium substituted meso-porous alumino phosphates, Micro.Meso.Mater., (Under revision).

10. B.Viswanathan, Mesoporous solids – Prospects as catalysts for chemical processes, Proceedings of the National Workshop on Catalysis (in press)

11. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Electrochemistry for a cleaner environment, Indus. Eng. Chem. Res., (Communicated).

12. M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Nanomaterials: A status report, Int. Mater. Rev., (Communicated).

13. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Electro catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide: A status report Proc. Indian. Natl. Acad. Sci., (Communicated).

14. B.Viswanathan, Relevance of Scientific reviews for science in developing countries especially in Indian Science, RILISAR Bull. (in press).

15. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Oxidation of trimethylbenzene by heteropoly vanadomolybdate-hydrogen peroxide system, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, (in press)

16. K.Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Alkylation of toluene with methanol on microporous heteropolymetallates, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters (in press)

17. B.Rajesh, K.Ravindranathan Thampi, Jean-Marc Bonard, H.J.Mathieu, Nicolas Xanthpoulos and B.Viswanathan, JCS.ChemComm.(communicated).

2002

18. Aulice Scibioh, B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, (2002) Anodes for Direct methanol Fuel cells Proc.Indian Nat.Sci.Acad., 68A, 99-139 (2002).

19. Rajesh, S.Karthik, K.Karthikeyan, Ravindranathan Thampi, J.M.Bonard and B.Viswanathan, (2002) Pt-WO3 Supported on carbon natotubes as possible anodes for direct methanol fuel cells, Fuel, 81 (2002) 2177

20. B.Rajesh, K.Ravindranathan Thampi, J.M.Bonard, N.Xanthapoulos, H.J.Mathieu and B.Viswanathan, (2002) Pt supported on poly aniline-V2O5 nanocomposite as the electrode material for methanol oxidation, Eelctrochem.Solid State Lett., 5, (12) 2002.

21. M. Aulice Scibioh, B.Viswanathan & V.R. Vijayaraghavan, Influence of pH and supporting electrolyte on electro catalytic behaviour of Ni (II) macrocyclic complex of 1,3,6,9,11,14-hexaazacyclohexadecane,Indian J. Chem., Sec.A , 41A, (2002) 472 – 477.

22. Aulice Scibioh, P.V. Ragini, V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Electrochemical reduction of CO2 at HMDE by Ni(II) macro cyclic complex of 1,3,6,8,12,15-hexaazatricyclo[13.3.1.1] eicosane, Bull of Electrochemistry, 18 (2), (2002), 57 – 61.

23. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Photo-/Photoelectrocatalytic pathways for reduction of carbon dioxide Review Book, Editor. Satoshi Kaneco, Japan, ‘Photo/ Electrochemistry & Photobiology for Environment, Energy & Fuel’, 2002, 1- 46, ISBN: 81-7736-101-5.

24. Raghuveer, V, Keshav Kumar and B.Viswanathan (2002) Nanocrystalline lead Ruthenium Pyrochlore as Oxygen Reduction Electrode. Indian J. Eng. Mater. Sci., 9, 137-140.

25. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2002) Can La2-xSrxCuO4 be used as anodes for Methanol Fuel Cells? Fuel 81, 2191(2002).

26. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis, Characterization and catalytic activity of µ-oxobridged dinuclear iron 1,10Phenanthroline complex encapsulated in MCM-41, J.Molecular Catalysis, 181, 99-107 (2002).

27. Ch.Subrahmanyam, B.Louis, F.Rainone, B.Viswanathan, A.Renken and T.K.Varadarajan, Partial oxidation of toluene by O2 over mesoporous Cr-ALPO, Catal. Commun., 3, 45-50(2002).

28. Ch. Subrahmayam, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan (2002), Mesoporous Cr-AlPO- A selective catalyst for oxidation of side chain aromatic substrates, Bull. Catal. Soc. India., 1, 52 (2002).

29. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan Mesoporous V-AlPO- New partial oxidation catalyst, Eurasian ChemTech Journal, 4.201-222(2002)

30. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Redox properties of metal complexes encapsulated in various zeolites, Indian.J.Chem., 40A, 1 (2002).

31. B.Viswanathan, Catalysis Research – Its relevance in the Indian Context, Chemical Industry Digest, January, 102 (2002).

32. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Esterification of Triethyleneglycol with methacrylic acid over phophotungstic acid, Bull.Catal.Soc. India 1,116-120 (2002).

33. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Esterification using solid acid catalysts Bull.Catal.Soc.India 1, (1) 2002.

34. B.Viswanathan, R.S.Achyuthlal Babu and S.Srinivamurthy, Evaluation of Mg2Ni alloy as negative electrode for rechargeable metal hydride batteries, Bull.Catal.Soc., India, 1 (1) 2002.

35. C.Srinivasan and B.Viswanathan, Vapour phase oxidation of benzyl alcohol on A2BO4 type perovskite related oxide, Indian J Chem., 41A, 1349-1354(2002).

36. Hydrogen storage in carbon nanotubes, Possibilities and challenges, M.A.Scibioh and B.Viswanathan, Review Book, Editor. Satoshi Kaneco, Japan, ‘Photo/ Electrochemistry & Photobiology for Environment, Energy & Fuel’, 2002, (book under print).

37. Photoelectrochemical reduction of nitrite ions to ammonia on CdS photo catalysts, K.T.Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, J.Photochem. Photobiol. Chem.A., 6129 1-4 (2002).

38. Electrochemistry for the cleaner environment, M.A.Scibioh and B.Viswanathan, Review Book, Editor. Satoshi Kaneco, Japan, ‘Photo/ Electrochemistry & Photobiology for Environment, Energy & Fuel’, 2002, (book under print).

39. B.Rajesh, K.Ravindranathan Thampi, J.M.Bonard, N.Xanthapoulos, H.J.Mathieu and B.Viswanathan, (2002) carbon nanotubes as supports for noble metal based electrodes for methanol oxidation, J.Phys. Chem (under revision).

40. B. Louis, Ch. Subrahmanyam, L. Kiwi-Minsker, B.Viswanathan, P.A. Buffet. and A. Renken (2002) Synthesis and characterization of MCM-41 coatings on stainless steel grids, Catal. Commun., 3, 159.

2001

41. B.Rajesh, S.Karthik, K.Kathikeyan, Ravindranathan Tampi, J.M.Bonard and B.Viswanathan, (2001) Pt-WO3 supported on carbon nanotubes as possible anodes for direct methanol fuel cells, (DMFC) Prer.Symp-Am.Chem.Soc.Div. Fuel Chem., 46(2)452-456.

42. B.Rajesh, K.Kathikeyan, Ravindranathan Tampi, J.M.Bonard and B.Viswanathan, (2001) Carbon nanotubes generated from polyphenyl acetylene, Euroasian Chem Tech Journal, 3, 11-15.

43. Aulice Scibioh, V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Influence of solvent on electro catalytic behaviour of Ni(II) macrocyclic complex of 1,3,6,9,11,14-hexaazacyclohexadecane, Bull of Electrochemistry, 17(9), 2001, 397-404.

44. Aulice Scibioh, P.V. Ragini, S. Rani, V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Reduction of CO2 by Ni (II) macro cycle at HMDE, Proc. Indian. Acad. Sci (Chem. Sci) 113(4), 2001, 343-350.

45. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Nanomaterials - A new generation in material science Bull. Catal. Soc. India. 11(3), 2001, 2-52.

46. B. Rajesh, M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, The scope and development of fuel cells,’ Catalysis: Principles and Applications’, B.Viswanathan et al., Narosa Publishing House Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2001.

47. Aulice Scibioh, M. Helen & B.Viswanathan, Materials for Nanocomputing, ‘Nanocomputing-Technology Trends’, Eds: Lakshminarayanan et al., Allied Publishers Ltd., Mumbai, India, 2001. pp115-136.

48. Raghuveer, V. K. Ravindranathan Thampi, N. Xanthapolous, H. J. Mathieu (2001). Rare earth cuprates as Electrocatalysts for Methanol Oxidation. Solid State Ionics, 140, 263-275.

49. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001). Perovskite as Alternate Anode Materials for Direct methanol Fuel Cells, Indian J. Chem. Sec. A, 40, 30-35.

50. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Rationale for the Selection of Multicomponent systems for Electrode Applications, Bull. Catal. Soc. India, 11, 1-10.

51. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Can La2-xSrxCuO4 be used as anodes for Methanol Fuel Cells? American Fuel Preprints (accepted)

52. B.Louis, B.Viswanathan, I.Iouranove and A.Renken, Partial oxidation of benzene catalyzed by heteropoly compounds, Indian J.Chem., 40A, 837-840(2001).

53. T.K.Varadarajan, R.Sumathi and B.Viswanathan, Partial oxidation of 2-propanol on perovskites, Indian J Chem., 40A, 1033-1036 (2001).

54. R.S.Achyuthalal Babu, S.Srinivasa murthy and B.Viswanathan, Hydrogen storage alloys as electro catalysis for electrolysis of water for rechargeable battery application, Bull Electrochem., 17, 85-90 (2001).

55. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B. Louis, B.Viswanathan, A. Renken and T.K. Varadarajan (2001) Hydroxylation of phenol over transition metal substituted MCM-48, Eurasian Chem Tech journal 3, 59.

56. Nisso Fazliddinova and B.Viswanathan, State of leading chemical journals in India and Kazakhstan A comparative look, Bull.Catal.Soc India., 11,(3) 2001.

57. B.Viswanathan, Hydrogen storage by Carbon Nanomaterials, Bull.Catal.Soc.India, 11(January)1 (2001).

2000

58. B.Viswanathan, Catalytic Alkylation of aromatic substrates Part 1 and II, Bul.Catal.Soc.India,9(6)10(10) (2000).

59. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Encapsulation of metal complexes in various zeolites – possible mimics for natural enzymes, Bull.Catal.Soc (India), 10,1 (2000).

60. Ch. Subrahmayam, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan (2000) Mesoporous architecture of solids-How are they designed and exploited? Bull. Cat. Soc. India., 10(6) 1.

61. R.S.Achyuthalal Babu, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasamurthy, Electrochemical characteristics of LaNi5 hydride electrode, Indian J Chem., 39A,690-696(2000).

62. B.Viswanathan and Athilakshmi, Catalytic oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons and sulphides by heteropoly metalates, Euroasian ChemTech Journal, 2, 45-51 (2000).

63. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2000). Rare Earth Cuprates as Electrodes for Methanol Oxidation. Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 16, 175-176.

64. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, (2000) Polymer based oxidation catalyst for methanol fuel cell, Indian J Chem. 39A, 826-829.

65. B.Rajesh, Ravindranthan Thampi, J.M.Bonard and B.Viswanathan, (2000) Preparation of Pt-Ru bimetallic systems supported on carbon nanotubes, J.Material Chem., 10, 1757-1759.

66. B.Rajesh, Ravindranthan Thampi, J.M.Bonard and B.Viswanathan (2000) Preparation of Pt-Ru bimetallic catalysts supported on carbon nanotubes, Bull.Material Sci., 23, 341-344.

67. R.K.Rana and B.Viswanathan, On the possibility of Mo substitution in mesoporous materials – cluster model calculations, Euroasian ChemTech Journal, 1,1-10 (2000).

1999

68. Basab Chakraborthy and B.Viswanathan, Surface study of MCM-41 by in situ IR studies of pyridine adsorption, Catalysis Today, 49, 253-260 (1999).

69. R.Sumathi, K.Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Catalytic properties of BaPb1-xBixO3 perovskite oxide for partial oxidation of benzyl alcohol, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 38A, 40-48 (1999).

70. R.K.Rana and B.Viswanathan, Oxidation of styrene on Mo-MCM 41, Bull.Catal.Soc India India, 9, 11(1999).

71. V.Raghuveer and B.Viswanathan, Rare earth cuprates as possible electro catalysts for the oxidation of methanol and their potential in Fuel cell applications, Recent Trends in Catalysis, (Editors:V.Murugesan, B.Arabindo and M.Palanichammy) Narosa Publishing house (1999)pp.618-624.

72. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Polymer based methanol oxidation catalyst for fuel cell applications, Recent Trends in Catalysis, (Editors:V.Murugesan, B.Arabindo and M.Palanichammy) Narosa Publishing house (1999) pp.170-176.

73. C.Srinivasan and B.Viswanathan, Vapour phase oxidation of Benzyl alcohol on A2BO4 type perovskite related oxide, Recent Trends in Catalysis, (Editors:V.Murugesan, B.Arabindo and M.Palanichammy) Narosa Publishing house (1999)pp.406-413.

74. Rohit Kumar Rana and B.Viswanathan, Mo-incorporation in MCM-41 matrix- Xa calculations on some subunits of this system, Recent Trends in Catalysis, (Editors:V.Murugesan, B.Arabindo and M.Palanichammy) Narosa Publishing house (1999)pp.508-513.

75. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Catalytic oxidation of organic substrates by t-BuOOH, Recent Trends in Catalysis, (Editors:V.Murugesan, B.Arabindo and M.Palanichammy) Narosa Publishing house (1999)pp.675-678.

1998

76. Sumathi, K. Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, Selective Oxidation and dehydrogenation of benzyl alcohol on ABB'O3 (A=Ba, B=Pb, Ce, Ti and B'=Bi, Cu, Sb) type perovskite oxides-temperature programmed reduction studies, Appl. Cat.A., 172, 15-22 (1998).

77. Basab Chakrabarty, A. C. Pulikottil and B.Viswanathan, Physico-chemical and MAS NMR characterisation of mesoporous SAPOs, Applied Catalysis, 167, 173-182 (1998).

78. K. Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, Alkylation of toluene with methanol on microporous MxH3-xPW12O40 (m= K+, Cs+, NH4+ and Tl+) React Kinet. Catal. Lett, 63, 365-370 (1998).

79. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Oxidation of trimethyl benzene by the Heteropolyvanadomolybdate - hydrogen peroxide system, React. Kinet. Catal. Lett, 64, 193-197 (1998).

80. K. Rajagopal, T. A. Prasada Rao and B.Viswanathan, Kerr effect of some new organic Kerr solution, J. Phys. Soc. Japan, 67, 658-663 (1998).

81. K. Rajagopal, T. A. Prasada Rao, V. Madhurima, J. Shobhanadri, V. R. K. Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Electro optic Kerr effect studies of polar-polar binary liquid mixtures, J. Mol. Liquids, 76, 13 (1998).

82. Rohit Kumar Rana and B.Viswanathan, Mo incorporation in MCM 41 type zeolite, Catalysis Letters, 52, 25-29 (1998).

83. B.Viswanathan and Athilakshmi, Oxidation of organic sulphides by heterovanadomolybdate-hydrogen peroxide system, Indian J.Chem., 37B, 1186-1188 (1998).

84. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Oxidation of trimethyl benzene by the Heteropolyvanadomolybdate - hydrogen peroxide system, React.Kinet.Catal.Lett. 64,193-197 (1998).

85. K.Rajagopal, T.A.Prasada Rao and B.Viswanathan, Kerr effect of some new organic Kerr solution, J.Phys.Soc.Japan, 67, 658-663 (1998).

86. K.Rajagopal, T.A.Prasada Rao, V.Madhurima, J.Shobhanadri, V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Electro optic Kerr effect studies of polar-polar binary liquid mixtures, J.Mol.Liquids, 76, 13-34 (1998).

87. Rohit Kumar Rana and B.Viswanathan, Mo incorporation in MCM 41 type zeolite, Catalysis Letters, 52, 25-29 (1998).

88. Basab Chakraborty, Alex C.Pulikittil, S.Das and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous silicoaluminophosphate, Recent advances in Basic and Applied aspects of Industrial catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol.113, 631-636 (1998).

89. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Homogenous oxidation of alkyl benzene catalyzed by heteropoly compounds, Recent advances in Basic and Applied aspects of Industrial catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol.113, 301-308 (1998).

90. K.Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Alkylation of toluene with methanol on micro porous MxH3-xPW12O40 [M=K+, Cs+, NH4+ and Tl+], React.Kinet.Catal.Lett., 63,365-370(1998).

91. B.Viswanathan and Athilakshmi, Oxidation of organic sulphides by heteropoly vanadomolybdate-hydrogen peroxide system, Indian J.Chem., 37B, 1186-1188(1998).

92. R.K.Rana, A.C.Pulikottil and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis and characterization of Mo_MCM-41 Recent advances in Basic and Applied aspects of Industrial catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol.113, 211-218 (1998).

93. R.S.Achyuthalal Babu, S.Srinivasa murthy and B.Viswanathan, Electro catalytic oxidation of methanol on platinum based catalysts, Recent advances in Basic and Applied aspects of Industrial catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol.113, 787-792 (1998).

94. R.Sumathi, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol on BaPb1-xBixO3 and related perovskite oxides, Recent advances in Basic and Applied aspects of Industrial catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Vol.113, 937-946 (1998).

95. R.Sanjeevi and B.Viswanathan, Water a wonder molecule, The Hindu, Feb 12, 1998.

96. Athilakshmi, and B.Viswanathan, Homogeneous side chain oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons using heteropoly compounds and hydrogen peroxide system, Indian J Chem A 37B, 439-442 (1998).

1997

97. Athilakshmi, O. Olaofe and B.Viswanathan, Kinetics of benzyl alcohol reaction on heteropoly molybdates and salts, Indian J Chemistry A 36A 332-334 (1997)

98. N. Usha, B.Viswanathan, V. R. K. Murthy and J. B. Sobhandri, X-Ray, photoelectron spectroscopic study of some pure stages of graphite-FeCl3 intercalation compounds, Spectrochimca Acta, A53, 1761-1765 (1997).

99. N. Usha, B.Viswanathan, V. R. K. Murthy and J. B. Sobhandri, Low field, Hall coeffiecent measurements of graphite-FeCl3 intercalation compounds, J. Mat. Sc. Lett, 15, 1175-1177 (1997).

100. R. Sumati, K. Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, Partial oxidation of benzyl alchohol on ABO3 (A=Ba, B=Pb, Bi and Cu) type perovskites, Indian J Chem, 36A, 874-878(1997).

102. V. Sivasubramanian, V. R. K. Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Microwave dielectric properties of certain alkaline earth perovskite compounds as a function of tolerance factor, Japanese J. Appl. Phys, 36, 194-197 (1997).

103. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis, Characterisation and photocatalytic properties of iron doped TiO2 catalysts, Journal of Photochemistry and photobiology, A: Chemistry 107, 79-84 (1997).

104. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate ions over doped TiO2 catalysts, J. Photo. Chem. Photobiol. Chem. A, 107, 215-220 (1997).

105. Basab Chakraborthy, Alex Pulikottil, Siddhartha Das and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis and Characterization of mesoporous SAPO, Chem.Comm. 911-912 (1997).

106. N.Usha, B.Viswanathan, V.R.K.Murthy and J.Sobhanadri, Low field, Hall coefficient measurements of graphite-FeCl3 intercalation compounds, J.Mat.Sc.Lett. 15, 1175-1177(1997).

107. V.Sathesh, P.Murugavel, B.Viswanathan, V.R.K.Murthy, Synthesis and role of Nd and Sm on the microwave dielectric properties of BaNd2(1-x)Sm2xTi5O14 dielectric resonator, Materials Science and Engineering B, Volume 48, Issue 3, 29 August 1997, Pages 202-204.

108. R.Sumathi, K.Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Partial oxidation of benzyl alcohol on ABO3 (A=Ba, B=Pb, Bi and Cu) type perovskites, Indian J Chem., 36A, 874-878(1997).

109. C.Srinivasan, B.Viswanathan, S.A.R.Mulla and V.R.Choudhary, Oxidative coupling of methane on LnBa2Cu3O7 (Ln= Sm, Dy and Y) perovskites, Indian J. Chemistry 36A, 926 -930 (1997).

110. B.Chakrabarthy, A.Pulikottil, Das and B.Viswanathan (1997) Synthesis and Characterization of meso porous SAPO, Chem.commun. 911-912.

111. K. Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, Alkylation of aromatic substrates with methanol on heteropolyoxometallates, Indian J. Chem, 36B, (1997)246-251.

112. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, (1997) Synthesis, Characterisation and photocatalytic properties of iron doped TiO2 catalysts, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A. Chem, 108, 79-84.

113. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, (1997) Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate ions to ammonia over M/TiO2 catalysts J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A. Chem, 108, 73-78.

1995-96

114. K. T. Ranjit B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, (1996) Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate ions over oxide semiconductors, Indian J Chem., 35A, 177-181.

115. R. S. Achyuthalal Babu, B.Viswanathan and S. Srinivasa murthy, (1996) EHMO cluster calculations on hyper stoichiometric leaves phase alloys and hydrides, Indian J Engg and Material Science, 3, 163-166.

116. K. T. Ranjit, T. K. Varadarajan and B.Viswanathan, Phototcatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate ions over TiO2 semiconductor, J. Mat. Sci. Lett, 15, 874-877(1996).

117. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of dinitrogen to ammonia over noble metal loaded TiO2 J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A Chem, 96, 181-185(1996).

118. K. T. Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate to ammonia on ZnO-Fe2O3 coupled semiconductors, Indian J Chem, 35A, 351-352(1996).

119. V. Sivasubramanian, V. R. K. Murthy and B.Viswanathan,(1996) Morphotropic phase transition studies in Pb(ZrxTi1-x)O3 by far IR reflectance spectroscopy, J. Phys. Condensed Matter, 8, 2447-2456.

120. B. Chakrabarthy, Alex C Pulikottil, and B.Viswanathan, Alkylation of naphthalene with alcohols over mesoporuos MCM 41, Catalysis letters, 39, 63-65(1996).

121. K. Rajagopal, T. A. Prasada Rao, Alex C Pulikottil and B.Viswanathan, Influence of inductive effect on some homogeneous organic liquids on the Kerr constant values, J. Molecular Liquids, 68, 81-94(1996).

122. B.Viswanathan and S. Jayashree, (1996) Isomorphous substitution of trivalent cations in ZSM 5 A theoretical study, Indian J Chem. 35A, 1034-1037(1996).

123. P. Madhusudan Rao, B.Viswanathan and R. P. Viswanath, Strong metal support interaction state in Fe/TiO2 system an XPS study, J. Material Science, 30, 4980-4985 (1995).

124. K. T. Ranjit, T. K. Varadarajan and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate ions to ammonia on Ru/TiO2 catalysts, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A. Chem, 86, 67-68 (1995)

125. I. B. Rufus, B.Viswanathan, V. Ramakrishnan and J. C. Kuriacose, Surface analysis of Rh/CdS, J. Material Science Letters, 14, 15-18(1995).

126. B.Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and U. D. Mary, (1995) Photocatalytic activity of metallised titania systems, Indian J Chemistry 34A, 5-10.

127. I. B. Rufus, V. Ramakrishanan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1996) Interface and surface analysis of Ru/CdS, J. Material Science Letters, 15, 1921-1923.

128. S. Srividya, S. Somayaji, M. S. Mathews and B.Viswanathan, (1995) Variables that affect the compressive strength of fly ash cement mortar bricks, Bull. Indian Concrete Institute, 53, 15-21. .

1990-94

129. I. Bernard Rufus, V. Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1990), Rhodium and Rhodium sulfide coated cadmium sulfide as a photocatalyst for the photochemical decomposition of aqueous sulphide, Langmuir, 6, 565-570.

130. M. P. Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan, , C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1990), Investigation of the oxidation behaviour of FeTi alloy, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 24, 495-501.

131. B.Viswanathan M. J. Omana and T. K. Varadarajan, (1990), Mechanism of hydrocarbon formation from alcohols on heteropoly compounds propane from isopropyl alcohol on 12-tungstophosphoric acid and its salts, Indian J. Tech, 28, 571-579.

132. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1990), Ion induced carbide formation of TiFe: Evidence from XPS and AES studies, J. Less Common Metals, 161, 77-85.

133. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1990), Surface properties and their consequences on the hydrogen sorption characteristics of certain materials, J. Less common Metals, 163, 89-108.

134. A. Selvanathan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1990), Mechanism of methanol synthesis on copper/zinc oxide/chromia catalyst, Indian J. Chemistry, 29A, 522-527.

135. B.Viswanathan, (1990), Extended Huckel Molecular Orbital calculations on anionic units of simulated for heteropoly acid catalysts, Indian J. Chemistry, 29A, 509-511.

136. M. Krishnaratnam, K. R. Sudhakar Rao, B.Viswanathan and R. Ramaswamy, (1990), Effect of gamma-irradiation on the catalysed bromate oscillator, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. Articles, 140, 247-253.

137. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1990), Note on the formation of surface carbides, J. Electron spectroscopy and Related. Phenomena, 50, 277-287.

138. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1990), The influence of atmospheric CO2 on the surface properties of Mg2NiH4 and a comparison with some hydrogen storage alloys, J. Less Common Metals, 158, L1 L7 .

139. V. Vishwanathan, S. Narayanan and B.Viswanathan (1990), Enhanced adsorption behaviour of hydrogen on CO and N2 preadsorbed Rh/TiO2 surfaces, Indian J. Chem, 29A, 841-842.

140. R. Pragasam, V. R. K. Murthy, B.Viswanathan and T. S. Natarajan, (1990), Development of a microprocessor based four probe DC resistivity setup for Tc measurement of superconducting materials, Trans. instrumentation and measurement, IEEE, 39, 792-794.

141. T. K. K. Srinivasan, T. Devanathan and B.Viswanathan, (1994) UPS and molecular orbital calculation studies on bromate anion, Indian J. Chem, 33A, 889-892.

142. B.Viswanathan, N. S. Raman and T. K. Varadarajan, (1990), Conversion of isopropyl alcohol on Ba Cu Oxide system - IR study, Indian J. Chemistry, 29A, 1135-1137.

143. B.Viswanathan, U. D. Mary and R. P. Viswanath, (1990), Photocatalytic dehydrogenation of methanol on Pt/TiO2, Indian J. Chemistry, 29A, 1138-1139.

144. T. Lakshmi and B.Viswanathan, (1990), Cluster model for titania supported iron SMSI catalyst, Indian J. Chemistry, 29A, 1077-1079.

145. N. S. Raman, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, (1990), Analysis of Cu3+ in 123 oxide superconductors by cyclic voltammetry, Bull. Electro. Chemistry, 6, 785-786.

146. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1991), Surface properties of LaNi5 : A reinvestigation, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 16, 23-33.

147. R. M. Sanyal, D. K. Ghorai, D. R. Dutta, S. K. Adhya, B. sen and B.Viswanathan, (1991), Characterisation of rhodium catalysts supported on various inorganic oxides for carbon monoxide hydrogenation, Appl. Catalysis, 74, 153-161.

148. S. Ishi and B.Viswanathan, (1991), Adsorption of xenon atoms on metal surfaces, Thin Films, 201, 373-402.

149. I. Bernard Rufus, B.Viswanathan, V. Ramakrishnan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1991), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic studies on metallised (Pt, Rh, Ru, Pd and Ni) cadmium sulphide, Indian J. Chemistry, 30A, 804-806.

150. K. S. Rajam, S. R. Rajagopalan, M. S. Hegde and B.Viswanathan, (1991), Characterisation of Electroless nickel by ESCA, J. Mat. Chemistry and Physics, 27, 141

151. V. Vishwanathan, S. Narayanan, S. Pandey and B.Viswanathan, (1991), Benzyl chloride transformation as a probe for electron transfer on Rh/TiO2 under SMSI state, Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 45, 155-159.

152. I. Bernard Rufus, V. Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and J. C. Kuriacose, (1992), Surface characterisation of CdS0.62Se0.38 by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, J. Mat. Sci. Lett, 11, 252-254.

153. B.Viswanathan, T. Lakshmi and U. D. Mary, (1992), Strong metal support interaction (SMSI) and encapsulation model, Indian J. Tech, 30, 99-103.

154. D. Venkataraman, N. S. Raman, B.Viswanathan, R. Pragasam and V. R. K. Murthy, (1992), Effect of processing parameters on Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O system, Indian J. Chemistry, 31A, 270-272.

155. V. Vishwanathan, S. Narayanan, T. Lakshmi and B.Viswanathan (1992), The influence of preparation methods on strong metal support interaction in (SMSI) Rh/TiO2 system, Indian J. Tech, 30, 104-106.

156. R. Raman, V. R. K. Murhy and B.Viswanathan (1991), Microwave dielectric loss studies on Lithium Zinc Ferrites, J. Appl. Phys, 68, 4053-4055.

157. N. S. Raman, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, (1992), Valency of copper in 123 oxides, J. Mat. Sci, 27, 6440-6446.

158. K. C. James Raju, V. Sivasubramanian, R. Pragasam, B.Viswanathan and V. R. K. Murthy, (1993) Contributions to the dielectric constant of the system BaLn2Ti4O12 from the packing fraction and nephelauxetic ratio, J. Appl. Phys, 74(3), 1968-1971.

159. S. S. Ishi and B.Viswanathan, (1992), On the Auger Parameter, J. Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 60, 65-69.

160. I. Bernard Rufus, B.Viswanathan, V. Ramakrishnan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1992), Effect of photodeposition of nickel on the photocatalytic, photoelectrochemical and surface properties of CdS, Indian J Chemistry, 31A, 6-11.

161. B.Viswanathan, and T. Lakshmi, Strong metal support interaction (SMSI) state in titania supported iron catalysts EHMO model cluster calculations, Indian J Chemistry, 32A, 937-941(1993).

162. N. S. Raman, B.Viswanathan, T. K. Varadarajan, M. Subrahmaniyam and A. R. Prasad, (1994) Catalytic properties of YBa2Cu3O7 and alkaline earth cuprates, Indian J Chemistry 33A, 187-194.

163. B.Viswanathan and Alex C. Pulikottil, (1993), Surface properties of ZSM 5 modified by phosphorus, Catalysis Letters, 373-379.

164. Prince C. Korah and B.Viswanathan, (1994) Acidity of HY-zeolite catalysts catalytic titrimetry by isopropyl alcohol dehydration, Indian J. Chemistry 33A, 380-385.

165. B.Viswanathan, (1992), Collective indicators as alternatives for science and technology measurement in developing countries, in Science Indicators for Developing countries, Eds. R. Arvanitis and J. Gaillard, ORSTOM, Paris, 1992 pp. 93-100.

166. R. Pragasam, N. S. Raman, V. R. K. Murthy and B.Viswanathan, (1991), Conductivity measurements of some high Tc superconducting materials at microwave frequencies, Phys. stat. Sol. (a)125, 583.

167. R. Pragasam, V. R. K. Murthy, B.Viswanathan and J. Shobanadri, (1994) Measurement of transition temperature simultaneously at dc and microwave frequencies on high Tc superconducting systems, Phys. Stat. Sol (a) 142, 465-471.

168. R. Pragasam, C. Srinivasan V. R. K. Murthy, B.Viswanathan, J. Shobanadri, K. M. Satyalakshmi and M. S. Hegde, (1993) Comparison of the effect of processing parameters and degradation on the dc and microwave properties on thin films and polycrystalline bulk high Tc superconducting materials, superconducting Sci & Tech, 402-407.

169. I. B. Rufus, B.Viswanathan, V. Ramakrishnan and J. C. Kuriacose, Cadmium sulphide with iridium sulphide and platinum sulphide deposits as a photocatalytst for the decomposition of aqueous sulphide, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A. Chem, 91-63-66 (1993).

170. E. D. Dias, R. Pragasam, V. R. K. Murthy and B.Viswanathan, An automated loop tracer for the study of the growth of ferroelectric hysteresis J. Scientific Instruments, 65, 3025-3027 (1994).

171. I. Bernard Rufus, V. Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuria-cose, (1993) X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic studies on Pd/CdS, J. Materials Science Letters, 12, 1536-1538.

172. K. T. Ranjit, R. Krishnamoorthy and B.Viswanathan, (1994) Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite and nitrate on ZnS, J. Photochemistry and photobiology, A Chem 81, 55-58.

173. B.Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and U. D. Mary, (1994) XPS investigation of metallised (Pt, Pd, Rh and Ru) titania, Indian J Engneering & Materials Sciences, 1, 335-340.

174. Alex C. Pulikottil, R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1994) Theoretical studies on topography and acid properties of phosphorus containing ZSM-5 Indian J Chemistry A 33A, 609-612.

175. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1990), Evidence for the formation of surface carbonate on some hydrogen storage intermetallics compounds, An XPs study, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 15, 133-137.

176. A.K.Padma, V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan, (1990).Measurment of Conductivity of graphite intercalation compounds by contactless method, Indian J.Tech., 28, 208-210.

177. V.Sundarajan, V.Sivasubramanian, K.C.James Raju, B.Viswanathan and V.R.K. Murthy, (1990), Microwave characteristics of metallised PTFE substrates, Indian J.Tech.,
178. B.Viswanathan and colleagues, Applying of dielectric resonators in microwave integrated electronics, The Hindu (1992).

1985-89

179. S. Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan, , and T. K. Varadarajan, (1985), Catalytic properties of ?-CoMoO4 in the decomposition of isopropyl alcohol, Egyptian J. Chemistry, 28, 457-463.

180. B.Viswanathan, K. Tanaka and I. Toyoshima, (1985), Charge transfer in the Ni/SiOx/n Si(111) system, Chem. Phys. Lett, 113, 294-298.

181. S. Ishi, Y. Ohno and B.Viswanathan, (1985), An overview on the electronic and vibrational properties of adsorbed CO, Surace Science, 161, 349-372.

182. B.Viswanathan, and Susan George, (1985), Oxidation of carbon monoxide on rare earth orthocobaltites - role of spin state equilibrium, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 27, 321-324.

183. S. Balasubrahmanyam, B.Viswanathan, V. R. S. Rao and J. C. Kuriacose, (1985), Effect of 60Co gamma radiation on La2CuO4, J. RadioAnal. Nucl. Chem. Lett, 96, 301-310.

184. J. B. Moffat, R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, , (1985), A model cluster study of the acid base properties of phosphate catalysts, J. Mol. Catalysis, 30, 171-180.

185. B.Viswanathan, S. Chokkalingam, T. K. Varadarajan and S. Badrinarayanan, (1986), Characterisation of Sn-5 at% Sb mixed oxide

186. B.Viswanathan and R. Gopalakrishnan, (1986), Effect of support and promoter in Fischer Tropsch catalysts, J. Catalysis, 99, 342-348.

187. R. Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1986), Effect of support and promoter on the coadsorption of carbon monoxide and hydrogen on Fischer Tropsch cobalt catalysts, JCS. Faraday Trans, 82, 2635-2643.

188. B.Viswanathan and R. Vetrivel, (1986), Mechanism of hydrogenation of carbon monoxide over ferrous metal catalysts Cluster calculation by EHMO method, J. Mol. Catalysis, 37, 157-163.

189. S. Balasubrahmanyam, B.Viswanathan, V. R. S. Rao and J. C. Kuriacose, (1986), Influence of 60Co gamma radiation on La2CuO4 catalyst for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. Lett, 103, 281-289.

190. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1987), X-photoelectron spectroscopic investigations of the activation of FeTi for hydrogen uptake, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 12, 245-250.

191. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1987), X ray crystallographic and thermal studies on the hydrides of magnesium and its intermetallics, Bull. Mat. Sci, 10, 21-27.

192. R. Gopalakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, V. Ramakrishnan and J. C. Kuriacose, (1987), Photoelectrochemical properties of ZrxTi1-xNb2O7 mixed oxides, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 10, 171-179.

193. M Krishnaratnam, B.Viswanathan, and R. Ramaswamy, (1987), Infuence of gamma irradiation on the oscillatory characteristics of Belousov Zhabotinsky reaction, Indian J. Tech., 25, 191-193.

194. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1987), Satellite structures in x-ray photoelectron spectra of surface oxides formed on FeTi alloys, Indian J. Tech, 25, 639-648.

195. C. N. Krishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1987), Performance of modern science and technology in India: The case of scientific and technological journals, PPST Bulletin, 1-19.

196. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1988), Studies on the thermal characteristics of hydrides of Mg, Mg2Ni, Mg2Cu and Mg2Ni1-xMx (M= Fe, Co, Cu, or Zn), Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 13, 87-94.

197. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1988), Thermal studies on Mg2NiH4: Existence of additional hydride phase in the Mg2Ni hydrogen system, Thermochimica Acta, 125, 1-8.

198. B.Viswanathan, M. J. Omana and T. K. Varadarajan, (1988), Catalytic properties of heteropolyacids conversion of isopropyl alcohol into saturated hydrocarbons, Indian J. Chem, 27A, 674-676.

199. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1988), Mg2NiH: A new hydride phase in the Mg2Ni-H2 system, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 13, 749-759.

200. M. Krishnaratnam, B.Viswanathan, and R. Ramaswamy, (1988), Effect of gamma-irradiation on the uncatalyzed bromate oscillator, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. Articles, 120, 353-359.

201. B.Viswanathan, and C. N. Krishnan (1988), Specialised Journals: Can they stem the outflow of scientific publications a case study, PPST Bull, pp. 89-95.

202. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, and V. Srinivasan, (1988), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic electrical and magnetic studies on Mg2NiH4, J. Electron Spectroscopy and Relat. Phenomenon, 48, 357-361.

203. M. P. Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1988), High temperature interaction of hydrogen with intermetallic compound CaNi5, Materials Physics and Chemistry, 20, 245-253.

204. M. P. Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1989), Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol on oxidised intermetallic compound LaNi5, Indian J. Chem, 28A, 19-22.

205. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, and V. Srinivasan, (1989), XPS and XAES studies on hydrogen storage Magnesium based alloys, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 14, 899-902.

206. B.Viswanathan, and K. Sudha, (1989), Photoelectrochemical properties of platinised TiO2, Asian J. Chem, 1, 129-134.

207. B.Viswanathan, M. J. Omana and T. K. Varadarajan, (1989), Hydrocarbon formation from alcohols on heteropoly acids, XPS and TES studies, Indian J. Chem, 28A, 893-894.

208. M. P. Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan, C. S. swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1989), Interaction of carbon monoixde with the hydrogen storage alloy CaNi5: Kinetic and surface studies, Reactivity of Solids, 7, 157-166.

209. R. Raman, B.Viswanathan and V. R. K. Murthy, (1989), Electrical magnetic and XPS studies of lithium ferrite, Indian J. Tech, 27, 165-167.

210. M. P. Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1989), Surface properties of CaNi5 hydrogen storage alloy, J. Mater. Sci, 24, 4387-4391.

211. I. Bernard Rufus, V. Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuria-cose, (1989), Photocorrosion studies on CdS, CdS0.62Se0.38 and Pt/CdS0.62Se0.38 in aqueous halide solutions, Proc. Indian Acad. sci. Chem. Sci, 101, 487-497.

212. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C. S. Swamy and V. Srinivasan, (1989), Surface studies of some hydrogen storage materials, Zeit. Phy. Chem. N. F, 164, 1199-1206.

213. I. Bernard Rufus, V. Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan and J. C. Kuria-cose, (1989), Effect of photodeposition of Pt on the photoelectrochemical properties of CdS photoanode, Bull. Electrochemistry, 5, 844-847.

214. B.Viswanathan (1989), Present status of learned periodical publication in India in the field of physical science, INDOC publication, pp. 99-107.

215. C. N. Pillai and B.Viswanathan (1989), Some investigations in heterogeneous catalysis, Research and Industry, 34, 307-311.

216. P. Selvam, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1989), XPS studies of the surface properties of CaNi5, J. Electron Spectroscopy and Relat. Phenon, 49, 203-211.


217. B.Viswanathan and C. N. Krishnan, (1988), Our science and technology journals can we not improve them?, Annals Lib. Sci. Doc, 35, 20-25. B.Viswanathan, (1985) The evolving grammar for scientific information science citation index, RILISAR Bull.,3,43,

218. B.Viswanathan, (1986) Mass science education by audio visual programs, RILISAR Bull., 4, 34-39.

219. C.N.Krishnan and B.Viswanathan,(1987) S and T Journals Who needs them?. Science Today, Nov 1987, 58-60.

220. C.N.Krishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1987) The case of Science and Technology journals, Science Age, p.4-7 October (1987).

221. K.Tanaka, B.Viswanathan, and I.Toyoshima, (1985) CO chemisorption suppression due to charge transfer in the on Ni/SiOx/n Si(111) system, JCS Chem.Comm., 481-482.

222. B.Viswanathan, and Susan George (1985), On the nature of active species in the oxidation of Co on LnCoO3 type perovskites, Indian J.Tech., 23,470-472.

223. B.Viswanathan, and R.Gopalakrishnan, (1986), Nitrogen chemisorption suppression in the strong metal support interaction state of Co/TiO2 catalyst, Current Science, 55,32-34.

224. M.P.Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, (1986), Temperature Programmed Desorption studies on CaNi5 hydrides, Current Science, 55, 334-336.

225. B.Viswanathan, and D.Ramesh, (1987) On the nature of activation of anchored rhodium catalysts by borohydride, Polyhedron, 6, 345-346.

f reduction on strong metal support interaction (SMSI) behaviour of Rh/TiO2 system, Indian J.Chem., 26A, 686-688.

227. B.Viswanathan, and R.Gopalakrishan, (1987) Role of promoter in cobalt Fischer Tropsch catalysts on adsorption of carbon monoxide, Indian J.Chem., 26A, 689-690.

228. R.Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1986) Coadsorption of carbon monoxide and hydrogen on cobalt Fischer Tropsch catalysts, Chemical Age of India, 37,411-413.

229. B.Viswanathan, (1986) Cluster model for Strong Metal Support Interaction (SMSI) State, Chemical Age of India, 37,493-496.

230. B.Viswanathan, R.Raman, N.S.Raman and V.R.K.Murthy, (1988) Microwave power loss and XPS measurements on High Tc Nd Ba Cu Oxide superconducting system, Solid state Commun., 409-411.

231. B.Viswanathan, N.S.Raman, S.Suchithra, R.P.Viswanath and T.K.Varadarajan, (1988) Cyclic voltammetric study of cuprate based high Tc superconductors in non aqueous medium, J.Electrochemical Soc., 37, 147-149.

232. I.Bernard Rufus, V.Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, (1989), Photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic studies on Pd/CdS, Indian J.Tech., 27,171 173.

233. B.Viswanathan, N.S.Raman, S.Suchithra, T.K.Varadarajan and R.P.Viswanath, (1989), Electrochemcial studies on high Tc 123 type superconductors, J/Electrochemical Soc.,38, 76-78.

234. B.Viswanathan, M.J.Omana and T.K.Varadarajan, (1989), Acidity of heteropolycompounds from XPS measurements, Catalysis Letters, 3,217-222.

235. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, and V.Srinivasan (1989), Some comments on modes of activation of LaNi5 and CaNi5 alloys for hydrogen storage, Int.J.Hydrogen Energy, 14,687-690.

1980-84

236. N. K. Appandairajan, B.Viswanathan and J. Gopalakrishnan, (1980), Magnetic properties of NixCo3 xO4 system, Rev. Roum. Phys, 25, 207-208.


237. C. V. Bhuvana, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1980), Studies on the catalytic oxidation of propylene on ferric molybdate, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 14, 375-380.

238. B.Viswanathan, C. V. Bhuvana and M. V. C. Sastri, (1980), Adsorption of propylene and oxygen on AMoO4 type molybdates in relation to catalytic oxidation of propylene, Indian J. Tech, 18, 404-406.

239. R. Devarajan, T. Balakrishnan, M. Santappa and B.Viswanathan (1981), Gamma radiation induced solution polymerization of some methyl aryloxymethacrylates, Polymer Journal, 13, 615-622.

240. N. K. Appandairajan, B.Viswanathan and J. Gopalakrishnan, (1981), Lithium-substituted cobalt oxide spinels: LixM1-xCo2O4 (M=Co2+ Zn2+; 0=<x=<0. 4), J. Solid State Chemistry, 40, 117-121.

241. R. Gopalakrishnan, R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan (1981), Temperature Programmed Desorption (TPD) of carbon monoxide from cobalt surfaces, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 18, 209-212.

242. S. R. Narayanan, B.Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and T. K. Varadarajan (1981), Photoelectrochemical and solid state properties of Nb2O5, Indian J. Technology, 19, 449-452.

243. S. Josyulu, J. Sobhanadri and B.Viswanathan, (1981), Lattice constant and saturation magnetization of cobalt zinc ferrites and magnesium zinc ferrite, Rev. Roum. Chimie, 26, 687-692.

244. C. V. Bhuvana, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri (1981), The effect of substrates on the oxidation of propylene on AMoO4 type molybdates, Indian J. Tech., 19, 330-335.

245. R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1982), Activation of carbon monoxide on sodium clusters: CNDO calculations, J. Res. Inst. Catalysis, 30, 39-47.

246. R. Devarajan, T. Balakrishnan, M. Santappa and B.Viswanathan, (1982), Gamma radiation induced bulk polymerization of some methyl aryloxymethacrylates, J. Polymer Sci, 20, 1863-1873.

247. M. V. C. Sastri, R. P. Viswanath and B.Viswanathan (1982), Studies on the reduction of iron oxide with hydrogen, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 12, 951-955.

248. S. Chokkalingam, T. K. Varadarajan, and B.Viswanathan, (1982), Studies on the catalytic properties of U Sb oxide oxidation system, Hungarian J. Industrial Chem, 10, 299-306.

249. S. Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan, and T. K. Varadarajan, (1983), Studies of the structural stability of Sn Sb mixed oxide in the decomposition of isopropyl alcohol, Surface Tech, 19, 225-232.

250. S. Louis Raj, B.Viswanathan, and V. Srinivasan, (1982), Role of adsorbed oxygen species in kinetics of catalytic decomposition of nitrous oxide, Indian J. Chemistry, 21A, 689-693.

251. Latha Swaminathan and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Activation of carbon monoxide on Nickel and Copper clusters, Indian J. Chem, 22A, 99-103.

252. B.Viswanathan and Latha Swaminathan, (1984), Activation of carbon monoxide on metal clusters, Extended Huckel Molecular orbital model calculations, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 25, 339-344.

253. Susan George and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Cataltyic oxidation of CO on La1-xSrxCoO3 perovskite oxides, Reaction kinetics and catalysis letters, 22, 411-415.

254. R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Model cluster study of the acid base properties of zeolite catalysts, J. Mol. Structure, 94, 187-192.

255. B.Viswanathan, Latha swaminathan, R. Gopalakrishnan and R. Vetrivel, The bonding properties of carbon monoxide adsorbed on metals, Rev. Roum. Phys., 29, 477-481.

256. R. Vetrivel, R. Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1982), Theoretical studies on the interaction of CO and hydrogen on Ni(100) surfaces, J. Res. Inst. Catalysis, 31, 39-52.

257. B.Viswanathan and Susan George, (1983), Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on LnCoO3 type perovskite type oxides, Indian J. Chemistry, 22A, 1026-1028.

258. R. Gopalakrishnan R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, , (1983), Interaction of carbon monoxide and hydrogen on cobalt surface in relation to Fischer Tropsch reaction, Indian J. Tech, 21, 344-348.

259. S. Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan, , and T. K. Varadarajan, (1984), Oxidative dehydrogenation of isopropyl alcohol on mixed tin and antimony oxide catalysts, Surface Technology, 21, 91-96.

260. W. Drachsel, J. H. Block and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Laser pulse induced field desorption of small molecules, Surface studies with lasers, Vol. 33, Springer series in Chemical Physics, pp. 221-225.

261. B.Viswanathan and Latha Swaminathan, (1984), Activation of carbon monoxide on transition metals, Indian J. tech, 22, 178-184.

262. S. Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan, (1984), Studies on the catalytic properties of U Sb oxide oxidation system, Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol in presence of oxygen, Hungarian J. Ind. Chem, 12, 341-346.

263. R. Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1984), Interaction of CO and hydrogen on cobalt surfaces a Temperatue Programmed Desorption study, Surface Technology, 23, 173-177.

264. R. Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1984), Interaction of carbon monoxide and hydrogen with ?-iron (100) surface, J. Mol. Catalysis, 24, 245-256.

265. R.Sanjeevi and B.Viswanathan, (1981), Mobility of water vapour adsorbed on proteins and polypeptides,J.Colloid and Interface. Sci., 82, 572-573.

266. R.Devarajan, T.Balakrishnan, M.Santappa and B.Viswanathan, (1980), Kinetics of gamma radiation induced solution polymerization of methyl 2-(4-nitrophenoxymethyl)acrylate, Makromol. Chem.Rapid Comm., 1,373-378.

267. S.Louis Raj, V.Srinivasan and B.Viswanathan, (1980), Evaluation of true rate constant for the catalytic decomposition of nitrous oxide A general numerical method, Current Science, 49, 626-630.

268. S.Louis Raj, B.Viswanathan and V.Srinivasan, (1982), The activity of Mn3+ and Mn4+ in lanthanum strontium manganite for the decomposition of nitrous oxide, J.Catalysis, 75, 185-187.

269. K.R.Krishnamurthy ,B.Viswanathan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1981) Structure & activity correlation in the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on copper ferrite, Indian J Chem.Sec A, 20,169-170.

270. R.Vetrivel, R.Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1982), Chemisorption of nitrous oxide on transition metals - A bond energy bond order model calculation, Indian J.Chem.,21A,157-158.

271. B.Viswanathan, S.R.Narayanan, R.P.Viswanath, and T.K.Varadarajan (1982) Photoelectrochemical properties of LaRhO3, Indian J.Technology, 20,199-200.

272. R.P.Viswanath, B.Viswanathan, and V.Jeyanthi, (1982) Studies on photocatalytic microcells-Photocatalytic decomposition of glucose, Indian J.Chem., 21A,447-448.

273. Susan George and B.Viswanathan, (1983), CO oxidation on LnCoO3 perovskite oxides Effect of initial total pressure and gas composition, Surface Technology, 19, 211-213.

274. S.Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan, and T.K.Varadarajan, (1984), Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol on g-phase bismuth molybdate catalyst, Indian J.Chem., 23A, 143-144.

275. R.Gopalakrishnan,and B.Viswanathan,(1984), Temperature Programmed Desorption and infrared studies on the activation of carbon monoxide on cobalt surfaces, J.Colloid Interface Sci., 102, 370-372.

276. B.Viswanathan, and Susan George, (1984), Kinetics and mechamism of carbon monoxide oxidation on rare earth orthocobaltites, Indian J.Tech., 22, 348-352.

277. M.Jeyamani, B.Viswanathan, and C.N.Pillai, (1984), Preparation, characterization and comparison of properties of alumina catalysts, J.Catalysis, 85, 560-562.

278. B.Viswanathan,(1983), On teaching library literacy in India, RILISAR Bull.1,21-23.

279. B.Viswanathan,(1983), Inter library loan facility in the development of science, RILISAR Bull., 1,25.

280. B.Viswanathan, (1983), Information retrieval for research workers, The Hindu, September, 14.

1967-1979

281. B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1967), Computation of pore size distribution in terms of surface area, J. Catalysis, 8, 312-315.

282. N. Chandrasekaran, B.Viswanathan, V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1968), Kinetics of hydrogen chemisorption, Australian J. Chemistry, 21, 2575-2578.

283. B.Viswanathan, V. Srinivasan, and M. V. C. Sastri (1969), Surface heterogeneity of iron from temperature variation chemisorption studies, Indian J. Chemistry, 7, 363-366.

284. B.Viswanathan, V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri (1969), Thermodynamic considerations of the influence of chemisorption on the physical adsorption of gases, Indian J. Chemistry, 7, 360-362.

285. J. Gopalakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and V. Srinivasan, (1970), Preparation and thermal decomposition of some oxomolybdenum (VI) oxalates, J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem, 32, 2565-2568.

286. T. Palanisamy, J. Gopalakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1971), Kinetics of thermal decomposition of some metal oxalates, Thermochimica Acta, 2, 265-273.

287. B.Viswanathan, J. Gopalakrishnan V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1971) Thermal decomposition of hydrated iron(II) oxalate and manganese(II) oxalate in vacuum, J. Thermal Analysis, 3, 429-431.

288. R. Balaji Gupta, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1972), Interaction of hydrogen and carbon monoxide on cobalt catalysts, Part I, J. Catalysis, 26, 212-217.

289. B.Viswanathan, M. V. C. Sastri and V. Srinivasan, (1972), Electronic factor in Catalysis I. Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol, Z. Phys. Chem, N. F, 79, 216-223.

290. P. Rajaram, B.Viswanathan, V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri (1972), Adsorption of organic vapours on silica gel by gas chromatography, Z. Phys. Chem. N. F, 79, 142-149.

291. P. Rajaram, B.Viswanathan G. Aravamudan, V. Srinivasan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1973), Studies on the formation of manganese molybdate, Thermochimica Acta, 7, 123-129.

292. P. Rajaram, M. V. C. Sastri, B.Viswanathan and V. Srinivasan, (1974) Electronic factor in Catalysis II Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol on manganese molybdate(MnMoO4), Z. Phy. Chem. N. F, 89, 154-171.

293. M. V. C. Sastri, R. Balaji Gupta and B.Viswanathan (1974), Interaction of hydrogen and carbon monoxide on cobalt catalysts, Part II, J. Catalysis, 32, 325-332.

294. P. Rajaram, B.Viswanathan, M. V. C. Sastri and V. Srinivasan, (1974), Catalytic decomposition of formic acid on manganese molybdate, Indian J Chemistry, 12, 1267-1272,

295. M. V. C. Sastri, R. Balaji Gupta and B.Viswanathan, (1974) Mechanism of the Fischer Tropsch synthesis on cobalt catalysts, J. Indian Chem. Soc, 51, 140-144.

296. R. P. Viswanath, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1975) Hydrogen spillover effects in the reduction of iron oxide, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 2, 51-56.

297. T. K. Varadarajan, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1976), Dehydrogenation of isopropyl alcohol on zinc molybdate (ZnMoO4), Indian J. Chemistry, 14A, 851-854.

298. K. R. Krishnamurthy, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1976), Catalytic activity of transition metal spinel type ferrites: structure activity correlations in oxidation of CO, J. Res. Inst. Catalysis, 24, 219-226.

299. R. P. Viswanath, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1977), Kinetics and mechanism of reduction of ferric oxide by hydrogen, Trans. Japan. Inst. Metals, 18, 149-154.

300. R. P. Viswanath, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1977), Effect of foreign metal oxides on the kinetics of reduction of iron oxide by hydrogen, Trans. Indian Inst. Metals, 30, 159-163.

301. K. R. Krishnamurthy, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1977), Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on spinel type ferrites role of magnetic exchange interactions, Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad, 43, 34-38.

302. Susan George, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1977), Kinetics of oxidation of carbon monoxide on lanthanum cobaltite, Indian J. Chem, 15A, 285-287.

303. K. R. Krishnamurthy, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1977), Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on spinel type ferrites Kinetic characteristics, Indian J. Chem, 15A, 205-209.

304. V. R. K. Murthy, J. Sobhanadri and B.Viswanathan, (1977), X ray diffraction and saturation magnetization studies on some nickel zinc ferrites, Rev. Roum. Phys., 22, 821-826.

305. G. Nagasubramanian, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1978), Studies on catalytic decomposition of nitrous oxide on titanates, Indian J. Chem, 16A, 645-647.

306. K. R. Krishnamurthy, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1978), Kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of CO on spinel type ferrites, Indian Chem. Manufacturer, 16(9) 21-26.

307. Susan George, B.Viswanathan, and V. Srinivasan, (1978), Studies on the catalytic dehydrogenation activity of zinc molybdate catalyst, Chemical Industry and Development, 12(10), 22-24.

308. G. Nagasubramanian, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1978), Orbital symmetry and its role in catalysis Decomposition of nitrous oxide and oxidation of carbon monoxide, Indian J. Chem, 16A, 642-644.

309. B.Viswanathan, C. V. Bhuvana and M. V. C. Sastri, (1978), Binding state of propylene in relation to partial oxidation reaction, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci, A 87A, 405-408.

310. B.Viswanathan, K. R. Krishnamurthy, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1979), Mechanism of oxidation of carbon monoxide on spinel type ferrites, J. Res. Inst. Catalysis, 27, 79-87.

311. B.Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and M. V. C. Sastri, (1979), Kinetics of reduction of iron oxide Effect of products, Trans. Indian. Inst. Metals, 32, 313-317.

312. G. Nagasubramanian, M. V. C. Sastri and B.Viswanathan, (1979), Suprafacial catalysis Is N2O decomposition a model reaction?, J. Indian Chem. Soc, LVI, 158-161.

313. T. K. Varadarajan, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri, (1979), Studies on the formation of zinc molybdate, Thermochimica Acta, 20, 367-370.

314. B.Viswanathan, C. V. Bhuvana and M. V. C. Sastri, (1979), Theoretical considerations on the oxidation of propylene on transition metal molybdates , Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 11, 173-177.

315. C. V. Bhuvana, B.Viswanathan and M. V. C. Sastri (1979), ESR studies on zinc molybdate catalyst in relation to propylene oxidation, J. Colloid and Interface Sci, 69, 344-346.

316. J. Gopalakrishnan, N. K. Appandairajan and B.Viswanathan, (1979), Co3-xZnxO4 (0 =< x =< 1) spinel oxides, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci, 88A, 217-222.

317. C. V. Bhuvana, B.Viswanathan, and M. V. C. Sastri, (1979), Studies on the oxidation of propylene on AMoO4 type molybdates of Mn(II), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) & Zn(II), Indian J. Chemistry, 1A, 385-387.

318. B.Viswanathan and R. Balaji Gupta, (1979), Adsorption studies in relation to Fischer Tropsch synthesis, Hungarian J. Ind. Chem, 7, 447-451.

319. P.Rukmani, B.Viswanathan, V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1968) Evidence for chemisorption of nitrogen on iron powder at low temperatures, Current Science, 38,59-60.

320. R.P.Viswanath, B.Viswanathan,V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1970), A new approach to Elovich equation, Current Science, 39, 407-408.

321. R.P.Viswanath, B.Viswanathan,V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1970), The effect of temperature and pressure on chemisorption kinetics, Current Science, 39, 558-559.

322. B.Viswanathan,V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1970), Decomposition of isopropyl alcohol on ZnO.Al2O3 catalyst, - Effect of crystal structure on catalytic activity, Current Science, 39,109-110.

323. P.Maruthamuthu, B.Viswanathan, C.S.swamy and V.Srinivasan (1970), Kinetics chemisorption of hydrogen on iron powder Evidence of surface heterogeneity, Indian J.Chem, 8,1135 1136.

324. P.Rajaram, B.Viswanathan,M.V.C.Sastri and V.Srinivasan, (1971), Kinetics of the dehydration of tertiary butyl alcohol by gas chromatography, Current Science, 40,318-319.

325. B.Viswanathan, G.Aravamudan,V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1971), A simplified Differential Thermal Analysis unit for studies under vacuum and controlled atmospheres, Research and Industry, 16,202-204.

326. B.Viswanathan, V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1971), On the determination of pore size distribution in solid catalysts, a correlation equation for the evaluation of the thickness of adsorbed layers, Indian J Chem.,9, 1299-1300.

327. R.P.Viswanath, B.Viswanathan,V.Srinivasan and M.V.C.Sastri, (1971),A differential thermal analysis study of the reduction of iron oxide by hydrogen, Indian J.Chem., 9,439-440.

328. S.Thanikachalam and B.Viswanathan, (1973), A Differential thermal analysis of homoionised bentonites, J.Thermal Analysis, 5, 677 680.

329. B.Viswanathan, and N.S.Viswanathan, (1973), Effect of surface heterogeneity in physical Adsorption, Kolloid Z u Z Polymere, 251, 498-499.

330. S.Sitalakshmi, B.Viswanathan,C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan (1973), Entropy and mobility of benzene molecules dsorbed on alumina, Current Science, 42, 716-717.

331. P.Nanthakumar, and B.Viswanathan, (1973), IR studies of hydrated and anhydrous cobalt metavanadate, Technology, 10,308-309.

332. B.Viswanathan, V.Ramalingam and M.V.C.Sastri, (1974), Oxidation of propylene on a manganese molybdate catalyst, Indian J Chem.,12,205-206.

333. P.Maruthamuthu, B.Viswanathan,C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan (1974), Kinetics of chemisorption of hydrogen on iron powder-Application of Elovich equation, J.Indian Chem. Soc.,51,725-726.

334. R.P.Viswanath, B.Viswanathan, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1976), Kinetics of reduction of Fe2O3 to Fe3O4 by the constant temperature differential thermal analysis method, Thermochimica Acta, 16, 244.

335. R.Sanjeevi, N.Ramathan, and B.Viswanathan, (1975), Entropy and surface mobility of water vapour adsorbed on collegen and gelatin, Colloid and Polymer Sci., 253,26-27.

336. G.Nagasubramanian, B.Viswanathan, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1976), Kinetics of decomposition of nitrous oxide over nickel titanate, Current Science, 45,783-784.

337. T.T.Tsong, J.H.Block, M.Nagasaka and B.Viswanathan, (1976), Photon stimulated field ionization, J.Chem.Phys.,65, 2469-2470.

338. T.K.Varadarajan, B.Viswanathan, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1977), Catalytic decomposition of formic acid on zinc molybdate, Indian J.Chemistry, 15,202-204.

339. T.K.Varadarajan, B.Viswanathan, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1977), Studies on the oxidation of propylene by zinc molybdate, Indian J.Chemistry, 15A,452-453.

340. B.Viswanathan, (1976), Computation of pore size distribution from t curve, Fertilizer Technology, 15,275-276.

341. G.Nagasubramanian, M.V.C.Sastri and B.Viswanathan, (1978), Catalytic activity of ternary oxides of titanates and volcano relationships, Indian J.Chemistry, 16A, 242-243.

342. G.Nagasubramanian, M.V.C.Sastri, and B.Viswanathan (1978), Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on perovskite type titanates Kinetics characeristics, Indian J.Chemistry, 16A, 639-641.

343. G.Nagasubramanian, M.V.C.Sastri and B.Viswanathan, (1978), Energy resonance hypothesis in heterogeneous catalysts, Indian J.Chemistry, 16A, 243-244.

344. K.R.Krishnamurthy and B.Viswanathan, (1979), Relationship between magnetic properties and kinetic parameters for CO-oxidation on Ni Zn mixed ferrites, Indian J.pure Appl.Phys.762-763. 27.T.K.Varadarajan, and B.Viswanathan, (1979), Surface heterogeneity and Elovich equation, Current Science,48,17-19.

345. B.Viswanathan, (1979), Some reflections on the mechanism of the decomposition of nitrous oxide on oxide catalysts, Chemical Age of India, 743-744.

346. B.Viswanathan, (1978), On Ritchie's equation for the kinetics of adsorption of gases on solids, JCS Faraday Trans., I,75,477-478.

347. R.Sanjeevi, N.Ramanathan and B.Viswanathan, (1978), Pore size distribution and sorption desorption hysteresis with water, J.Colloid and Interface.Sci., 67,541-543.

348. B.Viswanathan, W.Drachsel, J.H.Block and T.T.Tsong, (1979), Photon enhanced field ionization on semiconductor surfaces, J.Chem.Phys., 70, 2562-2563.

349. K.R.Krishnamurthy, B.Viswanathan, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1979), Catalytic oxidation of CO on ferrites infrared spectral studies, Indian J.Chem.,18A,513-515.

350. B.Viswanathan, R.Ramanan and T.K.Varadarajan, (1979), Magnetic properties of HoFe2O4, Physica Status Solidi(a), 55, K87-88.

351. R.Sanjeevi, N.Ramanathan and B.Viswanathan, (1976) Pore size distribution in collagen fibre using water vapour adsorption studies, J.Colloid Inter.Sci., 57, 207-211.

352. K. S. Rajam, Indira Rajagopal, S. R. Rajagopalan and B.Viswanathan, DSC, X ray and Magnetic studies on electroless Ni P films grown in alkaline ethanolamine baths, Materials Chem & Phys, 33, 289-297.

353. N. S. Raman and B.Viswanathan, Effect of substitution at the barium site in YBa2Cu3O7 d, Bull. Mat. Sci. 16, 381-391.

354. K. T. Ranjit, R. Krishnamoorthy T. K. Varadarajan and B.Viswanathan, (1994) Photocatalytic reduction of nitrite on CdS, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology, A:Chemistry, 86, 185-189(1995).

355. K. Rajagopal, T. A. Prasada Rao and B.Viswanathan, Transient electric birefriengence studies in nitrobenzene with substituted aromatic carbonyl and nitrile compounds, J. Molecular liquids, (in press)

356. V. es of BaNd2(1-x)Sm2xTi5O14 dielectric resonator, Mat. Sci. Engg,

357. V.Raghuveer and B.Viswnathan, Rare earth cuprates as electrodes for methanol oxidation, Bull.Electrochem. (in press)

358. R.Sumathi, K.Johnson, B.Viswnathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Catalytic properties of BaPb1-xBixO3 perovskite oxide for partial oxidation of benzyl alcohol, Indian J.Chem. 38A, 40-48.

359. Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Anodes for direct methanol fuel cells, Chem Ind.Digest Nov-Dec 83-87.

Scientific Reviews :

  1. B.Viswanathan,(1980) Catalytic oxidation of propylene on oxides, Indian Chemical Manufacturer, 16(10) and 16(11) 11 23.
  2. B.Viswanathan, (1981) Catalytic decompostion of nitrous oxide, Indian Chemical Manufacturer, LXIX(3) 21-30.
  3. M.V.C.Sastri, R.P.Viswanath and B.Viswanathan, (1981) Direct reduction of iron oxide by gaseous reductants, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 40, 448-457.
  4. B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, (1981), Catalysts some problems and prospects, Chemical Age of India, 32, 381 401.
  5. B.Viswanathan, and S.R.Narayanan (1981) Photoelectro chemical cells perspectives and problems, Indian Chemical Manufacturer, XIX(12)1 7.
  6. B.Viswanathan, (1984), Solid state and catalytic properties of rare earth orthocobaltites a new generation catalysts, J.Sci.Ind.Res.,44,66 74.
  7. R.Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1984) Acid base properties of H3PO4 and phosphate catalysts, Surface Technology, 22,1 8.
  8. S.Chokkalingam, B.Viswanathan, and T.K.Varadarajan, (1985), Structure of oxidation catalysts under reaction conditions, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 44, 66 74.
  9. B.Viswanathan, and S.Chokkalingam, (1984) Some reflections on mixed tin-antimony oxide catalysts, Surface Technology, 23, 231 244.
  10. B.Viswanathan, (1985), Trends in heterogeous photocatalysis, Science Reporter, April,pp.220 222.
  11. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, (1986) Magnesium and magnesium alloy hydrides, Int. J.Hydrogen Energy, 11, 169 192.
  12. S.Ishi and B.Viswanathan, (1987), Adsorption of carbon monoxide on metal surfaces, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 46, 541 67.
  13. S.Narayanan, and B.Viswanathan, (1989) Applications ofX-ray photoelectron spectroscopy for characterization of catalysts and materials, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 48, 229 239.
  14. V.Vishwanathan, S.Narayanan and B.Viswanathan, (1987), Role of zeolite supported metal systems in the conversion of CO (hydrogenation) to hydrocarbons, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 46, 433 439.
  15. B.Viswanathan, CO oxidation and NO reduction on perovskite oxides, Chapter 13 in the book on Properties and Applications of Perovskites, Eds.L.S.Tejuca and J.L.G.Fierro, Marcel Dekker Inc (1992).
  16. B.Viswanathan, (1992), CO oxidation and NO reduction on Perovskite oxides, Catalysis Reviews Science and Engineering, 34,337 354 (1992).
  17. B.Viswanathan,, (1991) Applications of IR spectroscopy in Heterogeneous Catalysis, in Spectroscopy Methodsin Heterogeneous Catalysis, Eds.N.M.Gupta, V.B.Kartha and R.A.Rajadhyaksha, Tata McGraw Hill Publ. Co., pp.54 63 (1991).
  18. B.Viswanathan, (1993), Metallization of plastics by Electroless plating, Current Science (1994).
  19. B.Viswanathan, X ray photoelectron spectroscopy, in Emerging Techniques for Characterization semiconductor materials, Ed.Vaya, Narosa Publishing house, New Delhi
  20. B.Viswanathan, Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, in Emerging Techniques for Characterization semiconductor materials, Ed.Vaya, Narosa Publishing house, New Delhi
  21. B.Viswanathan., Photoassisted catalytic properties of semiconductor with and without modification, in Catalysis in energy, Eds. P.S.M.Tripathi et al (to be published).
  22. B.Viswanathan, Ingredients of sane science policy, in Science and Society Ed.Moolal, St.Joseph's college printing, pp.116 137 (1991).
  23. V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan,,(1990) Development and characterization of microwave materials for microwave devices, J.Hybrid Microelectronics, 11,101
  24. T.Subba Rao, V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan, (1990) Review of perovskite ceramics microwave dielectric resonator materials, Ferroelectrics, 102, 155
  25. V.R.K.Murthy, K.C.James Raju and B.Viswanathan (1992) Characteristics of materials for microwave devices, Bull.Mater.Sci.,15(3),213-217.
  26. Achuthalal Babu, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasamurthy, (1995) Lanthanum/misch metal nickel hydride electrode for electrochemical energy storage systems, Bull.Electrochemistry,11,133-144(1995).
  27. B.Viswanathan, 15 years of strong metal support interaction, Proc.Indian National Science Academy, 61A,121-160(1995).
  28. B.Viswanathan, Design of active species in zeolite cages, J.Energy Heat and Mass transfer, 18,281-289 (1996).
  29. K.T.Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalysis, Principles and selected results, in selected studies in heterogeneous catalysis ed.B.Viswanathan, Department of Chemistry, IIT,Madras 1996.
  30. B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic processes mimicking natural photosyntheis processes, in the book edited by Rev.Fr. Loyola College Madras.
  31. K.T.Ranjit and B.Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of dinitrogen to ammonia, Indian J Chemistry A35, (1996)443-453.
  32. R.Sanjeevi and B.Viswanathan, Water a wonder molecule, The Hindu, Feb 12, 1998

Symposium Papers :

  1. B.Viswanathan, C.V.Bhuvana, and M.V.C.Sastri, (1979) Studies on the catalytic oxidation of propylene on molybdates, Proc.Sym.Science of Catalysis, FDIL, Sindri, pp.109-115.
  2. B.Viswanathan, (1978) TPD as a tool for the characterisation of binding state and sites, Proc.4th National Sym. on Catalysis, The Catalysis society of india publication.
  3. M.V.C.Sastri, B.Viswanathan, and C.V.Bhuvana, (1980), Studies on the catalytic oxidation of propylene on AMoO4 type molybdates, Proc.7th Int.Congress on catalysis, Tokyo, B32,1113-1125.
  4. M.V.C.Sastri, R.P.Viswanath and B.Viswanathan, (1980) Studies on the reduction of iron oxide by hydrogen, 3rd World Hydrogen energy conference, Vol.3, 1279.
  5. R.Gopalakrishnan, R.Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1980), Binding state of carbon monoxide on cobalt surfaces, Proc.V National sym. catalysis, pp.260-264.
  6. S.Chokkalingam, T.K.Varadarajan and B.Viswanathan, (1981), Studies on the catalytic properties of U Sb oxide oxidation system, Proc. 1st National workshop on catalysis, CSI publication, pp.25-28.
  7. Susan George and B.Viswanathan, (1981), Kinetic studies on the oxidation of CO on LnCoO3 perovskite oxides, Proc 1st National workshop on catalysis, CSI publication, pp.80-84.
  8. R.Vetrival, R.Gopalakrishan and B.Viswanathan, (1981), Chemisorption of CO on sodium clusters, ibid, pp. 61-65.
  9. R.Gopalakrishnan, R.Vetrivel and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Interaction of CO and hydrogen on cobalt surfaces in relation to FT reaction, Preprint of Sym.Catalysis, Pune, CSI publication, pp.159
  10. Latha Swaminathan and B.Viswanathan, (1983), Activation of CO on transition metals, ibid, pp. 143.
  11. B.Viswanathan, (1984), Olefin oxidation, Proc.2nd Workshop on Catalysis, CSI publication, pp.125-143.
  12. B.Viswanathan, (1985) Cluster model for Strong Metal Support Interaction (SMSI) state, Proc 7th Natl.Sym. Catalysis, Wiley Eastern, pp.63-69.
  13. C.S.S.Namboodiri, R.Vetrival and B.Viswanathan,(1985) Interaction of hydrogen with transition metals an EHMO study, Proc.7th Natl.Symp.Catalysis, Wiley Eastern, pp.109-119.
  14. R.Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, (1985), Coadsorption of carbon monoxide and hydrogen on cobalt Fischer Tropsch catalysts, Proc.7th Natl.Symp.Catalysis, Wiley Eastern, pp.733-739.
  15. B.Viswanathan, and Susan George, (1986) Catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide on rare earth orthocobaltites, Proc.2nd Indo-Soviet seminar, PID publication, pp.467-475.
  16. B.Viswanathan, S.Madhavan and C.S.Swamy, Satellite structures in XPS of rare earth cuprates, ibid, pp.
  17. S.Premchandran, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose (1988), On the cause of SMSI state in Ni/La2O3 catalyst, Proc.8th National symposium on catalysis, CSI publication, pp.212-221.
  18. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan,(1988) XPS and AES studies on the activation of FeTi alloy for hydrogen storage applications, Proc.8th National Symposium on Catalysis, CSI publication, pp.306-319.
  19. Bernard Rufus, V.Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan and J.C.Kuriacose, Photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical studies on modified CdS1-xSex hybrid system, ibid, 279-285.
  20. A.Selvanathn, B.Viswanathan, V.Ramakrishnan and J.C.Kuriacose, In Situ IR studies in relation to methanol synthesis, ibid, pp.185-194.
  21. M.P.Sridhar Kumar, Susy Peter, J.Christopher, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, Catalytic decomposition of isopropyl alcohol on mixed oxides in presence of metal alloys, ibid, pp.118-127.
  22. V.Vishwanathan, S.Narayanan and B.Viswanathan, Effect of reduction on metal support interaction in Rh/TiO2 system,ibid, pp.512-516.
  23. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, and V.Srinivasan, Metal hydrides an emerging energy storage media, 20th National seminar on effective energy management, (1987) G1 G10.
  24. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, (1988) Surface studies on some hydrogen storage materials, Proc.Int.Sym.on metal hydrogen systems fundamentals and applications, Germany .
  25. B.Viswanathan, M.J.Omana and T.K.Varadarajan, Surface acidity of heteropoly acids and salts and its role in hydrocarbon conversion reactions, Proc. 9th National sym. Con Catalysis, Eds. B.Viswanathan and A.Meenashisundaram, Tata McGraw Hill Publ.Co., pp.POS.1.
  26. M.P.Sridhar Kumar, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, Catalytic properties of systems generated from hydrogen sorbing nickel containing intermetallics, ibid, OR2.
  27. T.Lakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Metal support interaction in iron/rare earth oxide systems, ibid, POS 36.
  28. I.Bernard Rufus, V.Ramakrishnan B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, Metallised CdS as a photocatalyst for the decomposition of hydrogen sulphide, ibid, OR 32.
  29. U.D.Mary,B.Viswanathan, and R.P.Viswanath, Photocatalytic decomposition of methanol on metallised TiO2 system, in Techniques in Catalysis, 4th National workshop on Catalysis, Ed.S.K.Palit, IIT Kharagpur publication,pp.245-247.
  30. I.Bernard Rufus, V.Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, Photocatalytic studies on platinised CdS, Ibid, pp.163-168.
  31. N.S.Raman, B.Viswanathan, and T.K.Varadarajan, XPS and XRD studies on USb3O10 partial oxidation catalysts, ibid, pp.169-175.
  32. A.Selvanathan, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, Physicochemical studies on methanol synthesis catalyst, ibid, pp.148-155.
  33. B.Viswanathan, and R.Gopalakrishnan, The role of thoria promoter in cobalt FT catalysts, 3 rd Indo Soviet seminar on Catalysis, Baku (1988).
  34. B.Viswanathan, Surface studies on catalysts generated from intermetallic systems dynamic nature of the catalysts under reaction conditions, First Indo Hungarian Symposium, Pune 1988.
  35. I.Bernard Rufus, V.Ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, Photocatalytic properties of Pd CdS system, 7th Int.Conf. OnPhotochemcial conversion and storage of solar energy, August, 1988, Abstract book pp.123.
  36. I.Bernard Rufus, V.ramakrishnan, B.Viswanathan, and J.C.Kuriacose, Photoelectrochemical and surface studies on platinised CdS, XII IUPAC sym. Photochemistry, Bologna, July (1988) Abstract book page 227.
  37. V.R.K.Murthy, R.Raman and B.Viswanathan, Dielectric properties and XPS studies on substituted lithium ferrites, Proc.Vth Int.Conf. on Ferrites,
  38. V.R.K.Murthy, R.Raman and B.Viswanathan, Magnetic propertis of substituted lithium ferrites, ibid,
  39. B.Viswanathan, Heteropoly compounds model systems for catalyst design with control over acidic and redox properties, First Indo French sym. NCL, Pune (1989).
  40. B.Viswanathan, Science and applications of superconducting materials, in Advance materials New Materials, Technology Advance centre, Madras (1990).
  41. U.D.Mary, B.Viswanathan, and R.P.Viswanath, (1990), Effect of pretreatment on the photocatalytic acitivy of metallized titania systems for methanol dehydrogenation, 8th Int.Conference on photochemical conversion and storage of solar energy Palmero, Italy, July (1990).
  42. K.C.James Raju, V.Sundararajan, V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Effect of microstructure on the dielectric properties of ceramic barium titanate, 5th National conf. ferroelectrics, pp. (1991).
  43. K.C.James Raju, R.Pragasam, V.Sivasubramanian, V.R.K.Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Effect of change in the ionic radius on the dielectric properties of the system BaLa2Ti4O12 Proc. 5th National conf.ferroelectrics, pp. (1991).
  44. B.Viswanathan, U.D.Mary and R.P.Viswanath,(1992) Photocatalytic and Physicochemical studies on metallised titania systems, 10th International congress on catalysis, Budapest, (1992).
  45. B.Viswanathan, M.J.Omana and T.K.Varadarajan, Acidity and activity of heteropoly acids and its salts, Proc. International symposium on the relationship between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, Tokyo, June 1992.
  46. B.Viswanathan, Catalytic properties of 123 oxides, Proc.2nd Indo French symposium on catalysis, May 1992.
  47. B.Viswanathan, On the possible catalytic process for increasing the fuel value of Natural gas, Proceedings of the Energy users conference, Jan, 1993. pp.V 5 V12.
  48. B.Viswanathan, Evolution and Development of FCC catalysts, Advanced workshop in petroleum refining process, IIP, Dehra Dun, (1992) in press.
  49. N.S.Raman, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, (1990), Catalytic properties of Y-Ba-Cu-O system:Identification of the active species for isopropyl alcohol dehydrogenation, Proc.10th National Symposium on Catalysis, Recent Developments in Catalysis, Eds.B.Viswanathan and C.N.Pillai, Narosa Publishing House, pp.103-115.
  50. U.D.Mary, B.Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath, (1990) Photocatalytic dehydrogenation of methanol on Pt/TiO2 or Ru/TiO2 systems: Effect of pretreatment, ibid,pp.252-260.
  51. R.M.Sanyal, S.K.Adhya, D.R.Dutta, D.K.Ghirau, S.K.Ghosh B.sen and B.Viswanathan, Infra red studies of supported Rh-carbonyl cluster for methanol synthesis, ibid,pp.329-337.
  52. T.Lakshmi and B.Viswanathan, XPS and XAES studies on Fe/La2O3, Fe/Sm2O3 and Fe/TiO2 catalysts, ibid, 696-706.
  53. B.Viswanathan, (1993) Effect of crystal structure and oxygen non-stoichiometry of 123 oxides on catalytic behaviour, Proc.National seminar on solid state chemistry and allied areas, Eds.R.B.Kharat and M.P.Tare, Institute of Science, Nagpur, pp.216-220.
  54. K.T.Ranjit,B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, (1994) Iron doped titania for the photocatalytic rduction of nitrite and nitrate to ammonia, Proc 12th National Symposium on Catalysis, Eds.N.M.Gupta and D.K.Chakrabarthy, BARC, December, 1994.pp.564-566(1996).
  55. P.Madhusudahan Rao, B.Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath, (1994) Cluster calculations on model systems of metal support on titania or silica, Proc 12th National Symposium on Catalysis, Eds.N.M.Gupta and D.K.Chakrabarthy, BARC, December, 1994.pp.536-540(1996).
  56. B.Viswanathan, C.N.Pillai, C.S.Swamy, V.Srinivasan, J.C.Kuriacose, A.Meenakshisundaram, A.Balaraman and A.Varadharajan, Development of indigenous FCC catalysts, Proc 12th National Symposium on Catalysis, Eds.N.M.Gupta and D.K.Chakrabarthy, BARC, December, 1994.pp.62-67(1996).
  57. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Evaluation of acidic and oxidizing behaviour of heteropolymolybdates, Proc 12th National Symposium on Catalysis, Eds.N.M.Gupta and D.K.Chakrabarthy, BARC, December, 1994.pp.311-314(1996).
  58. R.S.Achyuthlal Babu, S.Srinivasa Murthy and B.Viswanathan, Electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol on platinum based catalysts, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  59. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Homogenous oxidation of alkylbenzene catalysed by heteropoly compounds, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  60. Basab Chakrabarthy, A.Pulikottil, S.M.das and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous silicoaluminophospate, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  61. R.K.Rana, A.Pulikottil and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis, characterization and activity of Mo-MCM-41, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  62. Sumathi, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Selective oxidation of benzyl alcoholon BaPb1-xBixO3 and related perovskite oxides, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  63. K.Johnson, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan Alkylation of toluene with methanol on heteropoly compounds: p-xylene selectivity, Proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Catalysis, April (1997).
  64. V.Raghuveer and B.Viswanathan, Rare Earth cuprates as Possible electrocatalysts for the oxidation of methanol and their potential for fuel cell applications, Proc Recent Trends in Catalysis
  65. Athilakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Catalytic oxidation of organic sulphides by t-BuOOH, Proc Recent Trends in Catalysis
  66. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Polymer based methanol oxidation catalyst for fuel cell applications, Proc Recent Trends in Catalysis.
  67. C.Srinivasan and B.Viswanathan, Vapour phase oxidation of benzyl alcohol on A2BO4 type perovskite related oxide, Proc Recent Trends in Catalysis.
  68. Rohit Kumar Rana and B.Viswanathan, Mo-incorpotation in MCM-41 Matrix: Xa calculations on some subunits of this system, Proc Recent Trends in Catalysis.
  69. Subrahmanaym Challapalli, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan Alkylation of naphthalene with n-butanol over MCM-48, presented in National Seminar Trends in Industrial Catalysis, September 10-11,1999, IPCL India.
  70. Subrahmayam Challapalli, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan, Alkylation of naphthalene by alcohols over mesoporous MCM-48, presented in National Work shop on catalysis, Forays in to Non-traditional areas, Jan 7-8th 2000, IICT Hyderabad.
  71. Subrahmanyam Challapalli, S. Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan , Synthesis and characterization of transition metal incorporated MCM-48, presented in CATSYMP-15 & IPCAT-2, Jan 23-25th 2001, Pune, India.
  72. B.Viswanathan, Ch. Subrahmanyam and T.K. Varadarajan, Mesoporous solids- a new generation catalysts, presented in Singapore International Chemical Conference-II, Dec. 18-20th 2001, Singapore.
  73. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B. Louis , B.Viswanathan, A. Renken and T.K. Varadarajan, preparation and characterization of MCM-48 on stainless steel grids for possible industrial applications, presented in National workshop on catalysis (Catwork-2002), March 8-10th 2002, Gauwhati, India
  74. Ch. Subrahmanyam, B. Louis , B.Viswanathan, A. Renken and T.K. Varadarajan, Liquid Phase Oxidation of Ethyl benzene and Benzyl alcohol over mesoporous CrAlPO, Accepted for the presentation in 3rd International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS 2002) July 8-11 2002, Jeju, Korea.
  75. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (1998) Rare Earth Cuprates as Possible Electro catalysts for Oxidation of Methanol and their potential for Fuel Cell Applications. Presented in 14th National symposium on catalysis, Anna University, Chennai Dec. 16-18.
  76. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Pt-WO3.xTiO2­ as a Possible alternate for DMFC anode. Presented in Catalysis Symposium 15 (Catsymp-15) and Indo-Pacific Catalysis Association (IPCAT-2) at Pune on Jan.23rd –25th.
  77. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Can La2-xSrxCuO4 be used as anodes for Methanol Fuel Cells? Presented in Advances in Fuel Cells and Catalysis in Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications, 222nd ACS National Meeting held at Illinois, Chicago on Aug.26th – 30th.
  78. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Nanocrystalline Pb-Ru pyrochlore as Cathodes for possible application in Fuel Cells. Presented in Two day international conference on Fuel Cell Technology, Application and Opportunities held at Indian Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon, Haryana on Nov. 26th – 28th.
  79. Reduction of CO2 by Ni (II) macro cycle as catalyst at HMDE”,M. Aulice Scibioh, P.V. Ragini, S. Rani,V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Presented in “Tenth national convention of electrochemists (NCE-X)” at CECRI, Karaikudi, 26-27, April 2001.
  80. Electrochemical reduction of CO2 at HMDE by Ni (II) macro cyclic complex of 1,3,6,8, 12, 15-hexaazatricyclo[13.3.1.1] eicosane, M. Aulice Scibioh, P.V. Ragini, V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Presented in “Tenth national convention of electrochemists (NCE-X)” at CECRI, Karaikudi, 26-27, April 2001.
  81. Reduction of carbon dioxide: Possibilities, M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Presented in “National conference on solar energy conversion processes” held at Department of Energy, University of Madras, Chennai, on March 1-2, 2001.
  82. Technical education without applied chemistry – possible? M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan Presented in “A national level seminar on contents of applied sciences in technical education”, at Jerusalem College of Engineering, ISTE Chapter, on March 2nd, 2002.
  83. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (1998) Rare Earth Cuprates as Possible Electrocatalysts for Oxidation of Methanol and their potential for Fuel Cell Applications. Presented in 14th National symposium on catalysis, Anna University, Chennai Dec. 16-18.
  84. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Pt-WO3.xTiO2­ as a Possible alternate for DMFC anode. Presented in Catalysis Symposium 15 (Catsymp-15) and Indo-Pacific Catalysis Association (IPCAT-2) at Pune on Jan.23rd –25th.
  85. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Can La2-xSrxCuO4 be used as anodes for Methanol Fuel Cells? Presented in Advances in Fuel Cells and Catalysis in Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications, 222nd ACS National Meeting held at Illinois, Chicago on Aug.26th – 30th.
  86. Raghuveer, V and B.Viswanathan (2001) Nanocrystalline Pb-Ru pyrochlore as Cathodes for possible application in Fuel Cells. Presented in Two day international conference on Fuel Cell Technology, Application and Opportunities held at Indian Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon, Haryana on Nov. 26th – 28th.
  87. B.Rajsh and B.Viswanathan, Metal supported on conducting polymer as electrodes for methanol fuel cells, Presented in Chemists meet, IIT, Madras March 4-6 Dec 1997.
  88. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Evaluation of conducting polymer based metal catalysts for methanol oxidation presented in national workshop on catalysis, RRL, Trivandrum, 11-13 Dec 1997.
  89. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Polymer based methanol oxidation catalyst for fuel cell applications, presented at 14th national symposium in catalysis, Anna University, 16-18 December 1998.
  90. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan, Bimetallic clusters supported on carbon nanotubes as electrodes for methanol oxidation, accepted in the sixth Grove Fuel cell symposium 13-16sept 1999 London.
  91. B.Rajesh and B.Viswanathan Pt supported on conducting polymer as possible anodes for DMFC application, presented in 15th national symposium on catalysis and 2nd conference of the Indo-Pacific catalysis association NCL, 23-25 Jan, 2001.
  92. Braes, V.Karthik, S.Karthikeyan, K.Ravindranathan Thampi, J.M.Bonnard and B.Viswanathan, Pt-WO3 supported on carbon nanotubes as possible anodes for direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC) Presented in Advances in Fuel Cells and Catalysis in Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications, 222nd ACS National Meeting held at Illinois, Chicago on Aug.26th – 30th.
  93. B.Rajesh, V.Raghuveer and B.Viswanathan, Pt-WO3 supported on carbon nanotubes generated from polyphenyl acetylene as the possible anodes for DMFC, Presented in Two day international conference on Fuel Cell Technology, Application and Opportunities held at Indian Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon, Haryana on Nov. 26th – 28th.
  94. Materials for Nano technologies, M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan Presented in “International Conference on Nanocomputers (ICNC-2001)” held at SASTRA, Tanjavur, Tamilnadu, India, during Dec 16 – 18, 2001.
  95. Studies on CO2 binding to metal macro cycles using electrochemical technique, M. Aulice Scibioh, S. Rani, V.R. Vijayaraghavan & B.Viswanathan, Communicated for presentation at the fo held at Chennai, India, during 27-29 November 2002.
  96. Oscillatry interfacial systems, R. Ramaswamy, M. Aulice Scibioh & B.Viswanathan, Communicated for presentation at the forthcoming “Seventh international symposium on advances in electrochemical science and technology (ISAEST VII)”, which will be held at Chennai, India, during 27-29 November 2002.
  97. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis and characterization of copper ethylenediamine complex encapsulated in various zeolites, Presented in National workshop on catalysis (CATWORK 2002) at Gauhati University, March 8-10, 2002.
  98. B.Viswanathan, Carbon nanotubes as supports for fuel cell anodes, Presented in the Inorganic material for the New Millennium at IIT, Madras, Jan18-19 (2001).
  99. B.Viswanathan, Mesoporous solids – prospects as catalysts for chemical processes, Presented in National workshop on catalysis (CATWORK 2002) at Gauhati University, March 8-10, 2002.
  100. B.Viswanathan, The Potential of nanomaterials for electrode applications in direct methanol fuel cells, Fourth National symposium in chemistry, NCL, Pune Feb 1-3 (2002).
  101. B.Viswanathan, On the possibility of alternate materials for fuel cell electrodes, presented in the seventh International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Science and Technology, Chennai, Nov 27-29 (2002).
  102. S.Rani, M.A.Scibioh, B.Viswanathan and V.R.Vijayaraghavan, Studies on carbon dioxide biding to metal Macro cycles using electrochemical technique, presented in the seventh International symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Science and Technology, Chennai, Nov 27-29 (2002).
  103. B.Viswanathan, Nano crystalline perovskites as electrode materials for fuel cell applications, presented in the symposium Catalysis Concepts to Practice, NCL, Pune, June 26-27 (2002).
  104. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Polyoxometalate thin film devices with photo/electro chromic effects, paper presented in the chemists meet, December 7-8, Madras 2002.
  105. V.Chidambaram and B.Viswanathan, Catalytic production of diisopropyl ether as oxygenates using Zeolites Catalysts, paper presented in the chemists meet, December 7-8, Madras 2002.
  106. B.Viswanathan, Application electron spectroscopy for the characterization of catalyst surfaces, Invited lecture to be delivered at the seminar on Latest Analytical techniques in Catalyst Characterization on December, 27, 2002.
  107. B.Viswanathan, Design of meso porous solids for catalytic applications, Special lecture Andra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, annual convention, Tirupathi, 25th Jan, 2003.
  108. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Redox properties of bis (8-hydroxyquinoline) manganese (II) encapsulated in various zeolites, Paper to be presented in the national Symposium on Catalysis at IICT, Hyderabad, Feb 2003.
  109. S. Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Esterification by solid catalysts, Paper to be presented in the national Symposium on Catalysis at IICT, Hyderabad, Feb 2003.
  110. Ch.Subramanyam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Synthesis characterization and catalytic activity of meso porous iron substituted aluminophosphates, Paper to be presented in the national Symposium on Catalysis at IICT, Hyderabad, Feb 2003.
  111. R.Jothiramalingam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Manganese oxide clay catalysts a comparative study of potassium Birnessite, Paper to be presented in the national Symposium on Catalysis at IICT, Hyderabad, Feb 2003.
  112. B.Viswanathan, Development of anodes for fuel cells Special invited presentation in the Indo-German seminar to be held in Karaikudi during 29-13 January, 2003.
  113. B.Viswanathan, Science and Technology of nano materials – An outlook, Special lecture at the National Symposium of Research Scholars on metals and Materials, IIT, Madras September27-28,2002.
  114. B.Viswanathan and M.Aulice Scibioh, Techincal Education without Applied Chemistry – possible?, Seminar on Techincal Education, Madras 2002.
  115. B.Viswanathan, M.Sankaran and R.Ganesan, Can heteroatoms be the activators for hydrogen storage in carbon nanotubes?, ACS Symposium Fuel Cell Systems and Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications.
  116. V.Raghuveer and B.Viswanathan, Alternate methanol tolerant cathodes for PEMFC applications, ACS Symposium Fuel Cell Systems and Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications.
  117. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Esterification by Solid acid catalysts – A Comparison, 1st Indo-German Conference on Catalysis, IICT Hyderbad, Feb-2003.
  118. R.Jothi Ramalingam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Manganese oxide clay catalyst : A Comparative study of Postassium Birnessite, 1st Indo-German Conference on Catalysis, IICT Hyderbad, Feb-2003.
  119. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Redox properties of bis(8-hydroxyquinoline) Managanese(II) encapsulated in various zeolites, 1st Indo-German Conference on Catalysis, IICT Hyderbad, Feb-2003.
  120. Ch.Subrahmanyam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of Mesoporous trivalent Iron substituted Aluminophosphates, 1st Indo-German Conference on Catalysis, IICT Hyderbad, Feb-2003.
  121. B.Viswanathan, Ch.Subrahmanyam and T.K.Varadarajan, Mesoporous solids – A new generation catalysts, Singapore International Chemical Conference II – Frontiers in Chemical Design and Synthesis.
  122. R.Ganesan and B.Viswanathan, Redox behavious of metal complexes encapsulated in zeolite matrices, IPCAT-3.
  123. Ch.Subrahmanyam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Aerial oxidation of cycloheane over mesoporous Fe-AlPO, IPCAT-3.
  124. B.Viswanathan, Multicomponent oxide systems as electrodes for fuel cells – governing principles and methods of evolution for specific application, Indo-Hungarian Workshop on Surface Chemistry and catalysis on nanoparticles, Budapest, May 21-23, 2003.
  125. B.Viswanathan, Nanotubes, A new generation material, DRDO workship on nanomaterials Science and Technology, Defence Laboratory, Jodhpur, April 3-4,2003.
  126. B.Viswanathan, Conducitng polymers as supportes for fuel cell electrodes,Indo German Seminar on Electrochemistry, CECRI, Karaikudi, Jan 2003.
Other Articles :
  1. B.Viswanathan, (1981) Catsympo 80, J.Sci.Ind.Res., 40, 219 221.
  2. B.Viswanathan, (1989) Secondary Ion Mass spectrometry, Book review Indian J Chem., 28A, 183.
  3. B.Viswanathan, (1989) Scientography, Book Review Curr.Sci., 58, 526.
  4. J.C.Kuriacose and B.Viswanathan, (198 ) Progress in surface Science, J.Sci.Ind.Res.,
  5. B.Viswanathan, Equalization through science ' on the road to world science' book review J.Sci.Ind.res. 49, 241 242.
  6. B.Viswanathan, CAT TIT BITS - about 150 articles on the current status of the art in the field of catalysis and surface science have been contributed to the erstwhile monthly news letter of the Catalysis Society of India and about 20 articles have been published in the Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India bimonthly journal.
  7. B.Viswanathan Selectivity in Catalysis, Book Review, Bulletin of Electrochemisty (1994).
  8. B.Viswanathan, Homogenegeous hydrogenation - Book review, Indian J Chemistry 34A,164(1995)

Reports :

  1. P.Selvam, B.Viswanathan, C.S.Swamy and V.Srinivasan, Studies on hydrides of magnesium based intermetallics, Report submitted to Department of non conventional energy sources, DST, New Delhi (1985).
  2. R.Gopalakrishnan and B.Viswanathan, Binding state of CO on metal surfaces, Report submitted to CSIR (1983).
  3. T.Lakshmi and B.Viswanathan, Metal support interaction and its consequences in catalysis, Report submitted to CSIR 1988.
  4. Evolution and development of FCC catalysts, Report submitted to centre for high technology, Government of India (1993).
  5. Development of FCC catalysts report submitted to Madras refineries Ltd. (1993).
  6. Development of modified FCC catalysts for resid cracking report submitted to Madras Refineries Ltd. (1993).
  7. Development of heat pumps report submitted to the DNES, New Delhi

Books :

  1. Catalysis Concepts and Applications, Editors, B.Viswanathan and A.Meenakshisundaram, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing House, New Delhi 1988.
  2. Studies on Indian S and T Journals, Editors.C.N.Krishnan and B.Viswanathan, Published by PPST Foundation, Madras, 1989.
  3. Ferrite Materials Science and Technology, Editors, B.Viswanathan and V.R.K.Murthy, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 1990. ASIN : 0387529306
  4. Selected studies in homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, Editor. B.Viswanathan published by the Department of chemistry, IIT, Madras (1990).
  5. Recent Developments in Catalysis Theory and practice, Editors. B.Viswanathan and C.N.Pillai, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi (1990).
  6. Natural Gas Prospects and Possibilities Editor B.Viswanathan, Published by The Catalysis Society of India, Madras (1992).
  7. Microwave Materials, Editors. V.R.K.Murthy, S.Sundaram and B.Viswanathan, Narosa Publishing House, (1993). ISBN : 3540580751
  8. Special Issues of Indian Journal of Technology on Catalysis Feb and March 1992 D.K.Charabarthy and B.Viswanathan PID, CSIR New Delhi
  9. Editor of the Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India for the past 6 years and editor of the earlier news letter of the Catalysis Society of India for the past 16 years.
  10. Chemical and Electrochemcial Energy Systems, R.Narayan and B.Viswanathan, Orient Longmans Ltd. (1997). ISBN : 0863117317
  11. Metal Hydrides - Fundamentals and Applications, M.V.C.Sastri, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa Murthy, Narosa Publishing House, (1998). ISBN : 3540642048
  12. Experimental Physical Chemistry, B.Viswanathan, Narosa Publishing House (in press).
    ISBN : 8173191433
  13. Text book on Electrochemistry, S.Venkataraman, Rangaraj, S.Sundaram, R.S.Raghavan, and B.Viswanathan, S.Viswanathan Publishers (in press).
  14. Editorial Board member of the Journal Applied Catalysis A : General (1998-2001).

Patents :

  1. Indian Patent filed on Carbon nano tube based electrodes for Fuel cells pending application serial number 384/MAS/2001.
  2. A process for the homogeneous oxidation of alkyl benzenes catalyzed by heteropoly acids 1090/MAS/1999.
  3. A process for the preparation of dielectric resonators for microwave applications granted to R & D Ministry of Defence, No.185377 dated 29.9.1993.
  4. Electroless deposition of copper on PTFE articles granted to R & D Ministry of defence No.185263 dated 24.02.1992.
  5. B.Viswanathan, V. Raghuveer and S. Chandravathanam (2002) Exfoliation of CDX 975 carbon as fuel cell electrodes. (To be patented by Columbian Chemicals Company USA)
  6. B.Viswanathan, S.Shanmugam and T.K.Varadarajan, Nano composites with poly oxomolydates for devices to be patent disclosure by Ms. Columbian Chemicals Company, USA.
  7. B.Viswanathan, S.Shanmugam and T.K.Varadarajan, Nano composites for harnessing solar energy patent under consideration by the Dean IC & SR IIT, Madras.
  8. B.Viswanathan and Sankaran, Heteroatom substituted carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage, Patent disclosure by Ms. Columbian Chemicals Company, USA.
  9. Electroless deposition of Copper on PTFE substrates No.185263 dated 24th February, 92.
  10. A Process for preparation of FCC catalyst for use in petroleum refining
    Process I 6/MAS/95 dated 3rd Jan 1995
  11. A process for preparation of FCC catalyst for use in petroleum refining
    Process II 7/MAS/95 dated 3rd Jan 1995
  12. A process for preparation of FCC catalyst for use in petroleum refining
    Process III 159/MAS/95 dated 13th Feb 1995.
  13. A process for the preparation of a dielectric resonators for microwave applications No. 185377 dated 29th September 1993.
  14. A process for the homogenous oxidation of alkyl benzenes catalyzed by heteropoly compounds. 1090/MAS/99 dated 11th November 1999.
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