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Publications for 2006

  1. S. Shanmugam, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan “ Synthesis and characterization of silicotungstic acid based organic-inorganic nanocomposite membrane” Journal of Membrane Science 275 (1-2): 105-109, 2006 .
  2. P.S. Kishore, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan “ Heteropolyacid-catalyzed synthesis of chloromethyl methyl ether Tetrahedron Letters 47 (4): 429-431, 2006.
  3. M.Sathish, B.Viswanathan and R P Viswanath “ Alternate synthetic strategy for the preparation of CdS nanoparticles and its exploitation for water splitting International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 31(7): 891-898, 2006.
  4. R. Jothiramalingam, B. Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan “Synthesis and structural characterization of copper incorporated manganese oxide OMS-2 materials synthesized via potassium birnessite Materials Chemistry and Physics, 100(2-3): 257-261, 2006.
  5. B.Viswanathan, Ch.Venkateswara Rao and U V Varadaraju, “On the search for non-noble metal based electrodes for oxygen reduction reaction”, Chapter 2 in the book on Photo/Electrochemistry and Photobiology in the Environment, Energy and Fuel, 2006.
  6. R.Jothiramalingam, B. Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan,“ Synthesis, characterization and catalytic oxidation activity of zirconium doped K-OMS-2 type manganese oxide materials Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 252(1-2): 49-55, 2006.
  7. M.Helen, B.Viswanathan, L Himakumar and S.Srinivasamurthy, “Strategies for the design of membranes for fuel cells”, Chapter 1 in the book on Photo/Electrochemistry and Photobiology in the Environment, Energy and Fuel, 2006.
  8. M. Sankaran, B.ViswanathanA DFT study of the electronic property of gold nanoclusters (Aux , x =1-12 atoms) Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India, 5(1): 26-32, 2006.
  9. T. Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan Template synthesis and characterization of well-aligned carbon nanotubes by carbonization of polyparaphenylene” Indian Journal Of Chemistry Section A-Inorganic Bio-Inorganic Physical Theoretical & Analytical Chemistry 45 (4): 839-844, 2006.
  10. M. Sankaran, B.ViswanathanThe role of heteroatoms in carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage Carbon 44 (13): 2816–2821, 2006.
  11. L.Himakumar, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa murthy, “On The Role Of Carbon Additive In The Hydrogenation And Dehydrogenation Of LiAlH 4 Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India,5(2): 45-55, 2006.
  12. M.Sankaran, B.Viswanathan and S Srinivasa Murthy, “Possibility of Hydrogen Storage by Boron Substituted Carbon nanotubes Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India , 5(2): 56-61, 2006.
  13. M.Helen, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa murthy, "Fabrication and properties of hybrid membranes based on salts of heteropolyacid, zirconium phosphate and polyvinyl alcohol Journal of Power Sources, 163(1):433-439, 2006.
  14. S.Srimurugan, B.Viswanathan, T K Varadarajan and Babu Varghese, “Synthesis and crystal structure of [2+2] calixsalens Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 4: 3044-3047, 2006.
  15. A. Suvitha, B. Varghese, M.N. Sudheendra Rao, G. Sundararajan, and B. Viswanathan, "Effective synthesis of hexacoordinate silicates of 2,3-dihydroxynaphthalene under microwave condition and X-ray crystal structure of bis(tri-n-butylammonium)tris(2,3-dihydroxynaphthalato)silicate" Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic, Bio-inorganic, Physical, Theoretical & Analytical Chemistry 45A(10): 2193-2198, 2006.
  16. B.Viswanathan and P. Selvam, “How to improve selectivity and activity of catalysts in chemical process industries” Chemical Industry Digest, 19(11): 61-67, 2006.
  17. V. Madhurima, B. Viswanathan, V.R.K.Murthy, "Effect of steric hindrance of ketones in the dielectric relaxation of methanol + ketone systems". Physics and Chemistry of Liquids 44(5): 563-569, 2006.
  18. T.Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan and U.V. Varadaraju,"Electro-oxidation of methanol on TiO2 nanotube supported platinum electrodes". Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 6(7): 2067-2071, 2006.
  19. J. Rajeswari, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan, "Pt supported on WO3 nanorods - a catalytic system for methanol oxidation". Preprints of Symposia - American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 51(2): 810-812, 2006.
  20. M.Sankaran and B. Viswanathan, "Hetero atom substituted carbon nano tubes as candidates for hydrogen storage". Preprints of Symposia - American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 51(2): 803-804, 2006.
  21. T.Maiyalagan, B.Viswanathan and U.V.Varadaraju, "Fabrication and characterization of uniform TiO2 nanotube arrays by sol–gel template method Bulletin of Material Science, 29(7):705-708, 2006.

Publications for 2007

    1. V.Chidambaram and B.ViswanathanSingle Step Catalytic Production of Diisopropyl ether (DIPE) from Acetone Feedstock over Nickel Based Catalysts Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 71(1):32–43, 2007.
    2. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath and T.K. Varadarajan, "Thermal decomposition as route for silver nanoparticles Nanoscale Research Letters, 2: 44-48, 2007.
    3. M.Helen, B.Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa Murthy,"Synthesis and characterization of composite membranes based on a-zirconium phosphate and silicotungstic acid Journal of Membrane Science, 292 (2007) 98-105 2007.
    4. P. Suresh, Babu Varghese, T.K. Varadarajan and B. Viswanathan, "2,4,6-Tris{[(S)-1-hydroxy-3-methylbutan-2-ylamino] methylene}cyclohexane-1,3,5-trione" Acta Crystallographica Section E,Acta Cryst. (2007). E63, o984-o986 2007.
    5. S. Srimurugan, P. Suresh, B. Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan, "Facile synthesis and unusual methanesulfonylation reaction of (2R,3R)-1,4-dimethoxy- 1,1,4,4- tetrasubstituted- 2,3-butanediols" Synthetic Communication 37 (2007)2483-2490.
    6. V.Chidambaram and B.Viswanathan “Single Step Liquid Phase Synthesis Of Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) From Acetone” Eurasian chemico-technological journal (Under Revision).
    7. B.Viswanathan and M.Helen “ Is Nafion the only choice? Bulletin of the catalysis society of India, 6 (2007)50-66.
    8. M.Sathish, B.Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath “The Characterization and photocatalytic activity of N-doped TiO2 prepared by thermal decomposition of Ti-Melaminecomplex” Applied Catalysis B Environmental 74 (2007)308-313
    9. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan “ Photochemically reduced polyoxometalate assisted generation of silver and gold nano particels in composite films: a single step route” Nano scale Res.Lett ( in press).
    10. M.Sankaran and B.Viswanathan Hydrogen aborption by boron substituted carbon nanotubes Carbon 45, 1628-1635(2007).
    11. C. M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath, T. K. Varadarajan “Characterization and Photoluminescence Properties of MgO Microtubes Synthesized from Hydromagnesite Flowers Journal of Physical Chemistry C 28(2007) 10267-10272.
    12. J.Rajeswari, B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan “Tungsten trioxide as supports for platinum in methanol oxidationMaterials Chemsitry and Physics ( in press).
    13. S.Shanmugam B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan “ The preparation of metal oxygen molecular cluster embedded organic-inorganic nanocomposite and its rectification behaviour, Materials Chemistry and Physics ( Communicated).”
    14. S.Shanmugam B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan “ Electrochemical characterization and electrocatalytic studies of polyoxometalate embedded organic-inorganic nanocomposite film, Analytica Chimica Acta ( Communicated).”
    15. M.Sathish, M.Sankaran, B. Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath “ DFT studes on anionic hetero atom (n and/or S) substitution in TiO2, Indian J Chemistry Sec A 46A, 895-898 (2007).
    16. L.Himakumar, B. Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa murthy, “ Hydrogen sorption behaviour of Mg2Ni obtained by polyol reduction method, Journal of Alloys and compounds ( in press)
    17. T.Maiyalagan and B. Viswanathan “ Activity of Pt Supported on WO3 Nanorods – Alternate Anodes for Methanol Oxidation in Direct methanol fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources (accepted)
    18. T.Vaijayanthi and Anju chadha “ Preparation of enantiometrically pure (3E)-alkyl-4-(hetero-2-yl)-2-hydroxybut-3-enoates by Candida Parapsilosis ATCC 7330 mediated deracemisation and determination of the absolute configuration of (3E)-ethyl-4-(thiophene-2-yl)-2-hydroxybut-3-enoate, Tetrahedron Assymetry,18, 1077-1084 (2007)
    19. Vaijayanthi Thangavel and Anju Chadha “ Preparation of optically pure (3E,5E)-alkyl-2-hydroxy-6-arylhexa-3,5-dienoates by Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330 mediated deracemisation of the racemates Tetrahedron, 63,4126-4133 (2007)
    20. P S Kishore B. Viswanathan and T K Varadarajan “ Silicotungstic Acid (STA) based carbon supported noble metal electrodes for methanol oxidation, Chemistry of Materials ( Communicated) ”
    21. L.Himakumar, B. Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa murthy, “ DEHYDRIDING BEHAVIOUR OF LiAlH4 - THE CATALYTIC ROLE OF CARBON NANOFIBERS", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy ( in press)
    22. Aulice Scibioh and B. Viswanathan, “ Carbon dioxide: Matter of Pollution or Profit?", Consulting Ahead Vol1, Issue 2, 59-71(2007)
    23. M.Sankaran B. Viswanathan and S.Srinivasa Murthy, “ Boron substituted carbon nanotubes - how appropriate are they for hydrogen storage?", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy ( in press)
    24. S.Navaladian, C.M.Janet and R.P.Viswanath, “ On the possible treatment procedures for organic contaminants", Phto/electrochemistry & photobiology in the environment, energy and Fuel, Research Signpost 2007, pp.1-51
    25. S.K.Mohapatra and P.Selvam A highly selective heterogeneous route to enones from allylic and benzylic compunds over mesoporous CrMCM 41 molecular sievesJournal of Catalysis, 249 (2007) 394-396.
    26. N.Bhatt, A.Patel, P.Selvam and K.Sidhpuria“Fresh and calcined supported 12-tungstosilicic acid: Synthesis, Characterization and application to some acid catalyzed reactionsJournal of Molecular Catalysis A Chemical, 275 (2007) 14-24
    27. K.Vidya, V.S.Kamble, N.M.Gupta and P.Selvam An in situ FT_IR study of Photo-oxidation of alchols over uranly anchored MCM-41: Possible reaction pathwayJournal of Catalysis, 247 (2007) 1-19
    28. S.P.Maradur, C.S.Gokavi, and P.Selvam Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Supported 12-Tungstocobaltate (II) as a Novel Heterogeneous Catalyst for Oxidation of Benzyl AlcoholsBulletin of the catalysis society of India, 6 (2007) 42-49
    29. S.Navaladian, C.M.Janet, T K Varadarajan and R.P.Viswanath, “A facile room temperature synthesis of Au nanowires by oxalate reduction method", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111(2007) 14150-14156
    30. Ch.Venkateswara Rao and B.Viswanathan, “ RuxSey/C Electrodes for Oxygen Reduction – A Reverse Microemulsion Method of Fabrication of Electrode Material", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111(44)(2007) 16538-16543.
    31. T.Mai alagan and B.Viswanathan, “ Fabrication, morphology and structural characterization of Tungsten oxide nanorods", Materials Science : An Indian Journal Vol.3 (4)225-229(2007) ”
    32. M.Sathish, B.Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath, “ Influence of heteroatom doping of TiO2 nano particle on the red shift and the catalytic acivitity", International Journal of Nanoscience, 6 (2007) 137-141. ”
    33. M.Sathish and R.P.Viswanath, “ Ultrasonic mediated preparation of mesoporous crystalline CdS nano particle", ChemistryLetters, 36 (2007) 948 -949
    34. M.Sankaran and B.Viswanathan “Nitrogen Containing Carbon Nanotubes as a Possible Hydrogen Storage Medium”, Int.J.Hydrogen Energy ( Communicated) ”
    35. M. Sathish, B. Viswanathan and R.P. Viswanath “"Influence of hetero-atom doping of TiO2 nanoparticle on the red shift and the related catalytic activity”, International Journal of Nanoscience, 6, 137-141.
    36. J.Rajeswari, P.S.Kishore, B. Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan “"Facile hydrogen evolution reaction on WO3 nanorods”, Nanoscale Research Letters,( In press)
    37. P.S.Kishore, B. Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan “"Synthesis and Characterization of Metal nanoparticle embedded Conducting Polymer-Polyoxometalate Composites”, Nanoscale Research Letters,( communicated) ”
    38. G.Mahesh, B. Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T.K.Varadarajan “"Photocatalytic routes for chemicals ”, Chapter 11 pp.321-358 in the book Photoelectrochemistry and photobiology in the environment, energy and Fuel 2007, Eds S.Kaneco, B.Viswanathan and H.Katsumata Published by Research Signpost, Trivandrum, India
    39. S.Navaladian, J.M.Janet, B. Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T.K.Varadarajan “" ”, Chapter 1 (pp.1-58) in the book Photoelectrochemistry and photobiology in the environment, energy and Fuel 2007, Eds S.Kaneco, B.Viswanathan and H.Katsumata Published by Research Signpost, Trivandrum, India
    40. S.Navaladian, B. Viswanathan,T.K.Varadarajan and R.P.Viswanath “, Microwave assisted rapid synthesis of anisotropic Ag nanoparticles by solid state transformation Nanotechnology (accepted)
    41. blue letters: Hyperlinked papers; red letters: published papers and black letters: under publication or under communication. “"

 

Publications for 2008

  1. B. Viswanathan, and A V Ramaswamy “, SELECTION OF SOLID HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSTS FOR TRANS-ESTERIFICATION REACTION,Chemistry Industry Digest Pp 91-99 August 2008
  2. D. Titu, and A. Chadha, Preparation of Optically Pure Alkyl 3-(Hetero-2-yl)-3- Hydroxypropanoates by Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330 Mediated Deracemisation, Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic (2007), doi:10.1016/j.molcatb.2007.11.006
  3. T. Vaijayanthi and Anju Chadha “, Asymmetric reduction of aryl imines using Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330 Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, Volume 19, Issue 1, 30 January 2008, Pages 93-96
  4. B.Viswanathan “ Challenges in the development of Fuel cells Photo/electrochemistry and photobiology for Energy fuel and environment, Research Signpost, 2008 to appear ”
  5. Ch. Subrahmanyam , S. Shanmugam, B. Viswanathan and T.K. Varadarajan “Synthesis and Characterization of Thermally Stable Mesoporous Titania, Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal Volume 10 No2 2008 to appear ”
  6. V.Chidambaram and B.Viswanathan “SINGLE STEP LIQUID PHASE SYNTHESIS OF METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE (MIBK) FROM ACETONE, Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal Volume 10 No2 2008 to appear ”
  7. P. Selvam and S. Rajasekar “Synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties of Microporous cobalt aluminosilicate (CoLTL) molecular sieves, Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal Volume 10 No1 2008 to appear ”
  8. submitted”
  9. R. Ulaganathan, R. Mahalakshmy and B. Viswanathan “Identification of Active Phase of Sn-Sb-Mixed Oxide Partial Oxidation System A Combined MM/DFT Study, Bulletin fo the Catalysis Society of india, 7 (2008) ”
  10. S.Sabiah and B. Viswanathan “Mo-aminoacid Complexes as Analogs for Mo-based Enzymes: A DFT Approach submitted(2008) ”
  11. V.Venkatasubramanian, M Sankaran B. Viswanathan and V R Subramanian, “Tungsten carbide as possible support for Pt in electrochemical Reactions, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India submitted(2008) ”
  12. B. Viswanathan, and M Sankaran, “Hetero-atoms as activation centers for hydrogen absorption in carbon nanotubes, Diamond and Related Materials, submitted(2008) ”
  13. S.Arunachalam and B. Viswanathan, “South-South cooperation: The case of indo-chinese collaboration in scientific research, Current Science, 95,311 (2008) ”
  14. S.Arunachalam and B. Viswanathan “A historiographic analysis of fuel-cell research in Asia – China racing ahead, Current Science, 95,(2008) 36-49 ”
  15. Anil Kumar, M P Maiya, S Srinivamurthy, and B.Viswanathan, “Structural hydrogen storage and thermodynamic properties of some misch metal nickel alloys with partial substitutions for nickel in Journal of alloys and compounds (in press), ”
  16. Jothiramalingam,Wang and B.Viswanathan “ Appraisal of heterogeneous solid acid base catalysts for Transesterification reaction, Photo/electrochemistry and photobiology for Energy fuel and environment, Research Signpost, 2009 pp.15-46. ”
  17. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan “ Synthesis and characterization of metal nanoparticle embedded conducing polymer polyoxometalate composites, Nanoscale Res.Lett., 3, 14, 2008. ”
  18. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanthan and T. K.Varadaranan, “Electrochemical oxygen reduction reaction by Pt nanoparticles supported on carbon support stabilised by polyoxometalates, J Nanosci.Nanotech ( In press), ”
  19. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, “ Silicotungstic acid based carbon supported noble metal electrodes for energy conversion and storage applications, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (29), pp 12918–12925 ), ”
  20. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, “ Preparation of tunsten carbide from conducting polymer polyoxometalate composite and its selective role as supports for Pt nanoparticles in fuel cell applications ( in preparation), ”
  21. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, “ Exploitation of Pt/WC for the facile hydrogen evolution reaction ( in preparation.) ”
  22. S.Shanmugam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, “ The preparation of metal oxygen molecular cluster embedded in organic inorganic nanocoposite and its rectifying behaviour, Materials chemistry and Physics, 112(2008) 863-868. ”
  23. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, T. K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, “A rapid synthesis of oriented palladium nanoparticles by UV irradiation Nanoscale Research Letters ( in Press) ”
  24. G.Vasu, A. Tangirala B. Viswanathan, K.S.Dhathatreyan, “ Continuous bubble humidification and control of relative humidity of H2 for a PEMFC system International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 33, Issue 17, September 2008, Pages 4640-4648 ”
  25. Ch.Subramanian, S.Shanmugam, B. Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan, “ Synthesis and Characterization of themmally stable mesoporous titania, Eurasian chem Tech Journal 10(2008)1-31. ”
  26. J Rajeswari, P S Kishore, B. Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan,“ One dimensional MoO2 nanorods for supercapacitor applications Electrochemical communications (in press) ”
  27. J Rajeswari, P S Kishore, B. Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan, “ One dimensional MoS2 nanorods for HER, Nanotechnology (communicated) ”
  28. G Magesh, B. Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T K Varadarajan, “ Photocatalytic behavior of CeO2-TiO2 system for the degradation of methylene blue, Indian Journal of chemistry section A in press ”
  29. B.Murugan and A V Ramasamy, “ Chemical States and Redox Properties of Mn/CeO2-TiO2 Nanocomposites prepared by Solution Combustion route, J.Phys.Chem.C, (on web, in press)(2008) ”
  30. Veda Ramaswamy, Pallavi Shah, Karoly Lazar and A V Ramasamy, “ synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic activity of Sn-SBA-15 Mesoporous Molecular sieves, Catal. Surv. Asia, 12 (2008) 283. ” K. Vidya, V.S. Kamble, N.M. Gupta, P. Selvam, “ Uranyl-anchored MCM-41 as a Highly Efficient Photocatalyst in the Oxidative Destruction of Short Chain Linear Alkanes: An in-situ FT-IR Study,” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 15832-15843.
  31. N. Bhatt, P. Sharma, A. Patel, P. Selvam, “Supported 12-tungstophosphoricacid: An efficient and selective solid acid catalyst for tert-butylation of phenol and cresols” , Catal. Commun. 9 (2008) 1545-1550.
  32. P. Selvam, K. Vidya, A. Layek, “Synthesis of vanadium oxide nanoclusters in confined environment via a template-exchange method” , Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 165 (2008) 179-186.
  33. S.K. Badamali and P. Selvam, “Probing the Fe(III) sites in Mesoporous FeMCM-41” , Catal. Today xxx (2008) in press; Available online 24 June 2008.
  34. M. Pandey, S.K. Ray, and P. Selvam, “The bonding configuration in a partially relaxed pseudomorphic epilayer of sige: evidence of the bc-8 phase of silicon” , J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 20 (2008) xxx.
  35. Publications for 2009

    1. R.Mahalakshmy, P.Indraneel and B.Viswanathan, “Surface functionalities of nitric acid treated carbon - A density funcitonal theory based vibrational analysis”, Indian J Chemistry A, 48, 352-356 (2009).
    2. B.Viswanathan, “Architecture of carbon support for Pt andoes in direct methanol fuel cells”, Catalysis Today, 141, 52-55 (2009).
    3. G Muralidhar, L D Sharma B.Viswanathan and M. O. Garg, guest editors of Catalysis Today, Vol 14, Issues 1 and 2 ( 2009).
    4. P.Sangeetha, K.Shanthi, K.S. RamaRao, B.Viswanathan and P.Selvam, “Hydrogenation of nitrobenzene over palladium-supported catalysts -Effect of support ”, Applied Catalysis A ,353, 160-165 (2009).
    5. B.Viswanathan, “Fuel cells - challenges ahead“, Photo/electrochemistry and photobiology inthe environment,Energy and Fuel,2009.pp.1-14.
    6. Jothiramalingam, B.Viswanathan and M.K.Wang, “Appraisal of heterogeneous solid acid base catalysts for Transesterification reaction ”, Photo/electrochemistry and photobiology for Energy fuel and environment, Research Signpost, 2009 pp.15-46.
    7. B.Viswanathan and M.Sankaran “Hetero atoms as activation centres for hydrogen absorption in carbon nanotuebs”, Diamond and related materials, 18, 429-432 (2009).
    8. S.Navaladian, B.Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P.Viswanath, “Fabrication of worm-like nanorods and ultrafine nanospheres of silver via solid-state photochemical decomposition”, Nanoscale Research Letters, 4, 471-479 (2009).
    9. G.Magesh B.Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T.K.Varadarajan, “Photocatalyitc behaviour of CeO2 -TiO2 system for the degradation of methylene blue ”, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 49A April (2009).
    10. T.Maiyalagan and B.Viswanathan, “Electrochemical fabrication and characterization of poly(o-phenylenediamine) nanotubes by template method”, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 49A, 198-201(2009).
    11. Ch.Venkateswara Rao and B.Viswanathan, “ORR Activity and direct ethanol fuel cell performance of carbon supported Pt-M (M=Fe,Co and Cr) alloys prepared by polyol reduction method”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (43), pp 18907-18913. , Submitted
    12. K Joseph Antony and B.Viswanathan, “Single step synthesis and structural study of mesoporous sulphated titania nanopowder by controlled hydrolysis method ”, Applied Mateirals and Interfaces , accepted and in press
    13. M.Helen, B.Viswanathan, and S Srinivasa Murthy, “”, Journal of physical Chemistry, Submitted
    14. B.Viswanathan, “Nurturing Sceintific Temper”, One India One People, September 2009 pp 8-10,
    15. B.Viswanathan, “The relevance of the science of nanomaterials in catalysis”, Chemistry Industry Digest, September 2009 ,
    16. KJoseph Antony and B.Viswanathan, and A V Ramaswamy “Surface Area, Pore Size, and Particle Size Engineering of Titania with Seeding Technique and Phosphate Modification”, J Physical Chemistry C2009, 113 (31), pp 13750–13757 ,
    17. P. Satyananda Kishore B.Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan “Silicotungstic Acid Based Carbon Supported Noble Metal Electrodes for Energy Conversion Application”, J Physical Chemistry C2009, 113 (29), pp 12918–12925 ,
    18. K Joseph Antony Raj and B.Viswanathan, “”Effect of surface area, pore volume and particle size of P25 titania on the transformation of anatase to rutile, Indian Jounral of Chemistry Section A ( Volume: 48 Issue: 10 Pages: 1378-1382 Published: OCT 2009) ,
    19. K Joseph Antony Raj and B.Viswanathan, “” Single-Step Synthesis and Structural Study of Mesoporous Sulfated Titania Nanopowder by a Controlled Hydrolysis Process, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES Volume: 1 Issue: 11 Pages: 2462-2469 NOV 2009 ,
    20. K Joseph Antony Raj, S.Shanmugam, R.Mahalakshmiand B.Viswanathan, “” XPS and IR spectral studies on the structure of phosphate and sulphate modified titania - A combined DFT and experimental study, INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY SECTION A-INORGANIC BIO-INORGANIC PHYSICAL THEORETICAL & ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY Volume: 49 Issue: 1 Pages: 9-17 Published: JAN 2010., ,
    21. C M Janet, S.Navaladian, B.Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T K Varadarajan, “” Heterogeneous Wet Chemical Synthesis of Superlattice-Type Hierarchical ZnO Architectures for Concurrent H-2 Production and N-2 Reduction, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C Volume: 114 Issue: 6 Pages: 2622-2632 Published: FEB 18 2010., ,
    22. C.V.Rao and B.Viswanathan “”Carbon supported Pd-Co-Mo alloy as an alternative to Pt for oxygen reduction in direct ethanol fuel cells, Source: ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA Volume: 55 Issue: 8 Pages: 3002-3007 Published: MAR 1 2010., ,
    23. C.V.Rao and B.Viswanathan “”ORR Activity and Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell Performance of Carbon-Supported Pt-M (M = Fe, Co, and Cr) Alloys Prepared by Polyol Reduction Method , JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C Volume: 113 Issue: 43 Pages: 18907-18913 Published: OCT 29 2009, ,
    24. B.Viswanathan, P Indraneel and T K Varadarajan “”Development of Carbon Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications, CATALYSIS SURVEYS FROM ASIA Volume: 13 Issue: 3 Pages: 164-183 Published: SEP 2009 ,
    25. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan “”, Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Pt Nanoparticles on Carbon Support Stabilized by Polyoxometalates , JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY Volume: 9 Issue: 9 Pages: 5188-5197 Published: SEP 2009. ,
    26. P.S.Kishore, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan “”, Silicotungstic Acid Based Carbon Supported Noble Metal Electrodes for Energy Conversion Application, Source: JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C Volume: 113 Issue: 29 Pages: 12918-12925 Published: JUL 23 2009. ,
    27. S.Sabiah and B.Viswanathan “”, Mo-amino acid complexes as analogs for molybdoenzyme: A DFT approach, INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY SECTION A-INORGANIC BIO-INORGANIC PHYSICAL THEORETICAL & ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY Volume: 48 Issue: 7 Pages: 911-920 Published: JUL 2009, ,
    28. B.Viswanathan “”,Alternatives for DMFC electrodes and Membranes, Journal of Nuclear Chemistry ( submitted).
    29. P.Selvam, Vamshi Krishna and B.Viswanathan “”, SBA materials a review, Journal of Indian Institute of Science ( submitted).
    30. Publications for 2011

      1. Udayakumar, V., Alexander, S., Gayathri, V., Shivakumaraiah and B.Viswanathan, “Study on the influence of substituents upon the hydrogenation of nitrobenzene using a polymer supported Palladium imidazole complex catalyst,”, Reaction kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, ,
      2. 2. S.Kaviya, Santhanalakshmi, J., Viswanathan B, Muthumary J and Srinivasan, K “Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using citus sinensis peet extract and its antibacterial activity,”, Spectrochimica Acta A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, in press ,
      3. 3. K J A Raj and B.Viswanathan, “Synthesis of nickel nanoparticles with fcc and hcp crystal structures,”, Indian Journal of Chemistry Section A 59, 176-179 (2011) ,
      4. 4.S. Navaladian and B.Viswanathan, “Synthesis of different architectures like stars, multipods, ellipsoids and spikes of zinc oxide by surfactantless precipitation,”, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters (NNL). In press ,
      5. 5. K J A Raj, M G Prakash and B.Viswanathan, “Selective ortho butylation of phenol over sulphated Fe2O3-TiO2,”, Catalysis Science & Technology In consideration ,
      6. 6. Susannah Lee, Melissa Vandiver, B.Viswanathan, V Subramanian, “arvesting solar energy using inexpensive and benign Materials,”, Chapter in Springer book chapter In press ,
      7. 7. B.Viswanathan, “Alternate possibilities for electrodes and membranesfor direct methanol fuel cells,”, Indian Association of Nuclear chemsitry and allied sciences,July 2009, pp 245-253 ,
      8. 8. S.Chandravathan,B.Viswanathan, and T K Varadarajan “Effect of citrte on the Pt state of Pt/Carbon black catalyst for methano electro-oxidation studies,”, Science of Advanced Materials In press ,
      9. 9. K J A Raj, M G Prakash T.Elangovan and B.Viswanathan, “Selective hydrogenation of cinnamaldehyde over cobalt supported on alumina,silica and titania,”, Catalysis letters, communicated ,
      10. 10. K J A Raj and B.Viswanathan, “Synthesis of cobalt nanoparticles with vegetable oil as the stabilizing agent”, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India March 2011 issue ,
      11. 11. Du HY, Wang CH, Hsu HC, Chang ST, Yen SC, Chen LC, Viswanathan B, and Chen KH, “High performance of catalysts supported by directly grown PTFE-free micro-porous CNT layer in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell,”, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY Volume: 21 Issue: 8 Pages: 2512-2516 Published 2011 ,
      12. 12. Beck A, Magesh G, Kuppan B, Schay Z, Geszti O, Benko T, Viswanath RP, Selvam P, Viswanathan B, and Guczi L, “Specific role of polymorphs of supporting titania in catalytic CO oxidation on gold,”, CATALYSIS TODAY, Volume: 164,Issue: 1,Pages: 325-331,Published: APR 30 2011 ,
      13. 13. Udayakumar,V., Alexander, S., Gayathri V, Shivakumaraiah and Viswanathan B, “ Hydrogenation of Olefins catalyzed by polymer supported Palladium - Imidazole,”, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, Vol.32, (2) 280-285 (2011) ,
      14. 14.Jatindranath Maitia, Nitul Kakati, Seok Hee Lee, Seung Hyun Jee, Balasubramanian Viswanathan, Young Soo Yoon, “Where do poly(vinyl alcohol) based membranes stand in relation to Nafion® for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell applications?”,Progress in Polymer Science (Communicated) ,
      15. 15.M.Aulice Scibioh and Balasubramanian Viswanathan, , “ 11. The status of catalysts in PEMFC technology, a chapter in the book edited by Prof L Guczi for Springer Verlag.................”, (Communicated ,
      16. 16.Y.R. Smith, V.Subramanian and B.Viswanathan, “ Photo-electrochemical and Photo-catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide, Chapter 9, in Photo-electrochemistry and photobiology for sustainability 1,217-242 (2010). (Eds.S.Kaneco, B.Viswanathan and H Katsumata), Bentham Science publishers”, ,
      17. 17.Eds.S.Kaneco, B.Viswanathan and H Katsumata, “ Photo-electrochemistry and & Photo-Biology for the Sustainability,1,(2010).Bentham Science publishers”, ,
      18. 18.Balasubramanian Viswanathan, Kaviya Somasundaram and J. Santhanalakshmi “Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using polyalthia longifolia leaf extract along with D-sorbitol: Study of antibacterial activity,Journal of Nanotechnology ( in press) ”, ,
      19. 19. K Joseph anthony raj, M G Prakash and B.Viswanathan “'Selective ortho butylation of phenol over sulfated Fe2O3-TiO2'Catal. Sci. Technol., DOI:10.1039/C1CY00157D ( in press) ”, ,
      20. 20. K Joseph anthony raj, M G Prakash and B.Viswanathan “'Selective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde over Cobalt supported on Alumina, Silica and Titania Catalysis letters communicated ”, ,
      21. 21. K Joseph anthony raj, M G Prakash and B.Viswanathan “'Selective hydrogenation of p-chloronitrobenzene on cobalt supported on various phases of titania Chemical Engineering Journal communicated ”, ,
      22. 22. K Joseph anthony raj and B.Viswanathan “'Synthesis of nickel nanoparticles with fcc and hcp crystal structures, Indian J Chemistry A 50, 176-179 (2011) ”, ,
      23. 23. C.V.Rao, L.Hima kumar and B.Viswanathan “'Iron and nitrogen containing carbon catalysts with enchanced actiity for oxygen reduction in PEMFC, Open Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol1, 11-22 (2011) ”, ,
      24. .

Publications for 2013

  1. L.Hima kumar, C.V.Rao and B.Viswanathan 'Catalytic effect of nitrogen doped graphene and carbon nanotubes additives on hydrogen storage properties of sodium alanate', Journal of Materials Chemistry A ( In press)"
  2. .
  3. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K.R. Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan “'Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide by Water: A Step towards Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals,Materials Science Forum (Volume 734), Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-II, Editor:Rajesh J. Tayade pp.1-62 On line since December 2012 ”
  4. .
  5. P.Selvam and B.Kuppan “'Synthesis , Characterization and electrocatalytic properies of nano-platinum supported mesoporous cabon molecula sives, Pt?NCCR-41,Catalysis Today, 198,85-91 (2012) ”
  6. .
  7. B.KUPPAN AND P SELVAM “'PLATINUM SUPPORTED MESOPOROUS CARBON (Pt/CMK-#) as anodic catalyst for methanol fuel cells - Effect of preparation and deposition methods Prog.Nat.Sci.Mater. Inter,22,616-624 (2012) ”
  8. .
  9. P.SELVAM and B.Kuppan “'Platinum supported nitrogen doped ordered mesoporous cabon (P/NCMK-33) as electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cell applications, Prepr.Symp.-Am.Chem.Soc.Div.fuel.Chem., 57,751-752 (2012). ”
  10. .
  11. Selvam P and B.Kuppan “'Ordered mesoporous carbon and their applicaitons in direct methanol fuel cells, Micro and nano engineering of fuel cells (Ed Dennis Leung) CRC press in press ”,
  12. .
  13. P.Selvam and A.Sakthivel “'Selective catalytic oxidation over ordered nanoporous metallo-aluminphosphates in liaudi phase oxidation in heterogeneous catalysis: Organic synthesis and applicaions edited by M G Clerici and O.A.Kholdeeva Johan Wiley and soncs, 2013 pp95-125 ”
  14. .
  15. K.R. Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan “'Catalysts for transesterification, chemical Industry Digest, Feb 2013pp45-51 ”
  16. .
  17. B. Viswanathan “'where does innovation in India fail to transorm into a viable process?, in consulting ahead, Vol 6, Issue 2 (2012) ”
  18. .
  19. B. Viswanathan “'Electro catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide in the book on new and future developments in catalysis, Editor Prof Suib, Elseveir ( in press)" ”
  20. .
  21. Sunil Mehal, K.R.Krishamurthy B. Viswanathan, Mathew John, Yogesh Niwate, Kishore Kumar, S.N Pai and B.L.Newalkar, J.Porous Materials, DOI10.1007/s10934-013-9682-6 “”
  22. .
  23. Premalatha, K., Raghavan P.S. and Viswanathan, B., Liquid phase oxidation of benzyl alcohol with molecular oxygen catalyzed by metal chromites, Applied Catalysis A,419-420 (2012) 203-209. ' ”
  24. .
  25. B. Viswanathan, Reflections on the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide on metallic surfaces, Indian J Chem., 51A, 166-173 (2012). “ ”
  26. .
  27. Kusum K.Bania, Dipsika Bharali, B. Viswanathan and Ramesh C. Deka, Enhanced catalytic activity of zeolite encapsulated Fe(III) Schiff base complex for oxidative coupling of 2-naphthol, Inorganic Chemistry 2012, 51 (3), pp 1657 to 1674. “' ”
  28. .
  29. B. Viswanathan and K R Krishnamurthy, Reduction of carbon dioxide to useful chemicals by electro- and photo-chemical means, Proceedings of international conference on climate change and CO2 management, Mitigation, separation and Utilization, Anna University, Feb 2-3, 2012. “' ”
  30. .
  31. K Rajalakshmi, V Jeyalakshmi, K R Krishnamurthy & B Viswanathan, Photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide by water on titania: Role of photophysical and structural properties, Indian J Chem, 51 A 411-419 March 2012. “' ”
  32. .
  33. K R Krishnamurthy and B.Viswanathan, Titania based catalysts for photoreduction of Carbon dioxide: Role of modifiers, Indian Journal of Chemsitry, Section A (communicated). “' ”
  34. .
  35. B.Viswanathan and K R Krishnamurthy, Nitrogen incorporation in TiO; Does it make a visible light photo-active material?", International Journal of Photoenergy (communicated) “' ”
  36. .
  37. B. Viswanathan, Electro-catalytic and electrochemical applications of poly-oxo-metalates, a chapter in the book edited by Anjali Patel MS University, Baroda, to be considered. “ ”
  38. .
  39. K.Joseph Anthony Raj, M.G.Prakash, T.Elangovan and B. Viswanathan, Selective hydrogenation of cinnamadehyde over cobalt supported on alumina, silica and titania, Catalysis Letters, 142, Issue 1 87-94 (2012). /font>” ,
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  41. B.Viswanathan, Lecture on Energy for the city science exhibition on 29th January, 2012 (Popular lecture in connection with the annual exhibition of State Council for Science and Technology). “ ”
  42. .
  43. Venkateswara Rao,C and B.Viswanathan, Microemulsion synthesis and electro-catalytic properties of carbon supported Pd-Co_Au alloy nanopartices, Journal of colloid and Interface Science, 367, 337-341 (2012). “ ”
  44. .
  45. Kaviya, S, Santhanalakshmi, J., and B.Viswanathan, Biosynthesis of silver nano-flakes by Crossandra Infundibuliformis leaf extract, Materials Letters, 67,64-66 (2012). “ ”
  46. .
  47. Kaviya, S, Santhanalakshmi, J., and B.Viswanathan, Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using polyalthia longifolia leaf extract along with D-Sorbitor: Study of antibacterial activity Journal of Nanotechnology, art No 152970 (2011). “ ”
  48. .
  49. Raj, K.J.A., M.G.Prakash, and B.Viswanathan, Selective ortho butylation of phenol over sulfated Fe2O3-TiO2 , Catalysis science and Technology, 1, 1182-1188 (2011) “ ”
  50. .
  51. K.J.A.Raj and B.Viswanathan, Synthesis of nickel nanoparticles with fcc and hcp crystal structures, Indian J Chem, 50A,176-179 (2011). “' ”
  52. .
  53. Kaviya, S, Santhanalakshmi, J., B.Viswanathan, Muthuswamy, J., and Srinivasan,K., Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using citrus sinesnsis peel extract and its antibacterial activity, Spectro Chimica Acta, Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 79,594-598 (2011). “ ”
  54. B.Viswanathan and G.Mahesh, Photocatalytic/electrochemical studies on cadmium stannates for water decomposition and pollution abatement, ACS national meeting book of abstract. “ ”
  55. .
  56. Beck A, Mahesh G, Kuppan,B., Shay,Z.,Geszti, O.,Benko,T., Viswanath, R.P., Selvam, P., Viswanathan, B and Guczi,L., specific role of polymorphs of supporting titania in catalytic oxidation of CO,Catalysis Today, 164, 325-331 (2011). “' ”,
  57. .
  58. KJA Raj, M G Prakash, R. Shanmugam, K.R. Krishnaurthy and B. Viswanathan, Surface acidic properties of sulphated Fe2O3-TiO2, Indian J Chem.,50A, 1050-1055 (2011). “' ”
  59. .
  60. Du,H.-Y., Wang,C.-H., Hsu,H.-C., Chang,S.-T., Yen,S.-C., Chen L.-C., Viswanathan, B., Chen K.-H., High performance of catalysts by directly grown PTFE free micro-porous CNT layer in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Journal of Material Science, 21,2512-2516 (2011). “' ”
  61. .
  62. V.Udayakumar, S.Alexander, Gayathri, V, Shivakumaraiah, and B.Viswanathan, Study on the influence of substituents upon the hydrogenation of nitrobenzene using a polymer supported palladium-imidazole complex catalyst, Reaction Kinetics Mechanisms and Catalysis, 103,341-352 (2011). “' ”
  63. .
  64. K. Joseph Anthony Raj and B. Viswanathan, Synthesis of cobalt nanoparticles with vegetable oil as the stabilizing agent, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India, 10, 1-6 (2011). “' ”,
  65. .
  66. S.Chandravathanam, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, Effect of citrate on the Pt state of Pt/Carbon black catalyst for methanol electro-Oxidation studies, Science of advanced materials, Vol 3, 1-7 (2011). “' ”
  67. .
  68. K. Joseph Antony Raj, M.G. Prakash, T. Elangovan and B. Viswanathan, Liquid phase hydrogenation of p-chloronitrobenzene on cobalt supported on various phases of titania, Bulletin of the Catalysis society of India, 11, 1-12 (2012). “' ”
  69. .
  70. M.Aulice Scibioh and B.Viswanathan, The status of catalysts in PEMFC technology, chapter 9 in the book Catalysis for Alternative Energy Generation, Edited by L Guczi and A.Erdohelyi, Springer 2012. “' ”
  71. .
  72. K.Premalatha, P.S.Raghavan and B.Viswanathan, Sulpholane;A better co-solvent for the oxidation of benzyl alcohol, Bulletin of the catalysis society of India, 11, 13-21 (2012). “' ”
  73. .
  74. G.Deepa, T.M. Sankaranarayanan, K. Shanthi and B. Viswanathan, Hydrodenitrogenation of model N-compounds over NiO-MoO3 supported on mesoporous materials, Catalysis Today (198, 252-262 (2012). “' ”
  75. .
  76. M. Banu, P. Venuvanalingam, R. Shanmugam, B. Viswanathan, S. Sivasanker, Sorbitol hydrogenolysis over Ni, Pt and Ru supported on Na-Y, (Communicated) “' ”
  77. .
  78. Velu Jeyalakshmi , Rajaram Mahalakshmy, Konda Ramaswamy Krishnamurthy and Balasubramanian Viswanathan, Sodium tantalate based catalysts for photo-catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide by water under UV-Visible radiation (communicated). “' ”
  79. .
  80. K. Joseph Antony Raj, M.G. Prakash, R. Mahalakshmy, T. Elangovan and B. Viswanathan, Liquid phase hydrogenation of nitrobenzene over nickel supported on titania, Chinese Journal of Catalysis (in press). “' ”
  81. .
  82. K Joseph Antony Raj, T Elangovan and B Viswanathan, Single-step synthesis and structural study of phosphate modified titania through seeding method', Indian J Chem., (in May issue) . “' ”
  83. .
  84. Navaladian, S., Viswanathan, B. Synthesis of different architectures like stars, multipods, ellipsoids and spikes of zinc oxide by surfactantless precipitation, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11 (11) , pp. 10219-10226. “' ”
  85. .
  86. S.Chandravathanam, B.Kavitha, B.Viswanathan and Y.Yesu thangam, Study of sulfonicacid functionalization of Vulcan XC-72 carbon black support of Pt/Vulcan XC-72 catalyst for methanol electro-oxidation Indian Journal of Chemistry A (in May Issue) “' ”,
  87. K.Anthony Joseph Raj, M.G.Prakash, R.Mahalakshmy, T.Elangovan and B.Viswanathan, Selective hydrogenation of acetophenone over nickel supported on titania, Catalysis Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1039/c2cy2013h (2012). “' ” ,
  88. .
  89. Selvam, P. Kuppan, B. (2013). Ordered Mesoporous Carbon and Their Applications in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. Micro- and Nano-Engineering of Fuel Cells (ed. Dennis Leung), CRC Press, accepted; “' ”
  90. .
  91. Kuppan, B.; Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2012). Platinum-supported nitrogen-doped ordered mesoporous carbon (Pt/NCMK-33) as electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cell applications. Prepr. Symp. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem., 57, 751-752. “' ”,
  92. .

    Publications for 2014

    1. B.Viswanathan Reduction of Carbon dioxide: Photo-catalytic Route to Solar Fuels, in Solar Fuels a book edited by Ravi Subramanian, Springer to appear “' ”
    2. .
    3. B.Viswanathan Catalysis by metallic nanoparticles: shape and size dependency Chapter 2 in the book Nanoparticles in catalysis, energy and Drug delivery editred by Ramesh S.Chaughule and Anant R.Kapdi, American Scientific Publsihers to appear “' ”
    4. .
    5. S.Anuradha, K.joseph Antony Raj, V.Vijayaraghavan and B.Viswanathan Sulphated ferric oxide Titanium oxiede catalyzed transesterification of soyabean oil to biodiesel, Indian Journal of Cehmistry ( Communicated) “' ”
    6. .
    7. A.Ariharan, B.Viswanathan and Nanada Kumar Hydrogen storage in Boron substituted carbon materials, Indian Journal of Chemistry Communicated “' ”
    8. .
    9. Navaladian, B.Viswanathan and T.K.Varadarajan, RSC journal (communicated) “' ”
    10. .
    11. V.Jeyalakshmi, Mahalakshmi K.R.Krishnamurthy and B.Viswanathan RSC journal communicated “' ”
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      Presentations for 2009 to 2013

      1. The role of material science in modern technology, presentation on 5th April 2013, in savetha college of engineering, chennai '
      2. .
      3. one dimensional nano materials for electrochemical applications 243rd ACS meeting at San Diego, March 25-29 (2012) ”
      4. .
      5. One dimensional nano maaterials of Mo and W for electrocatalysis, at the 21st National symposium on catalysis ”
      6. .
      7. developments in Fuel cells in sacred hear college, Thirupattur, Feb 28,2013. ”
      8. .
      9. Murthy, Palle R,Dissanayake, Aradhana, Milev, Adriyan Kannangara, Kamali, Selvam Parasuraman,Chemeca 2012: Quality of life through chemical engineering: 23-26 September 2012, Wellington, New Zealand Glycerol oxidation over nano-gold supported nano-graphite catalysts' ”,
      10. .
      11. Kuppan, B. Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2008). “'Synthesis of Novel Nanoporous Carbon NCCR-41 NANO-2008, June 1-6, 2008, Rio-de-Janeiro, pp. 370. ”,
      12. Murthy, Palle R,Dissanayake, Aradhana, Milev, Adriyan Kannangara, Kamali, Selvam Parasuraman,Chemeca 2012: Quality of life through chemical engineering: 23-26 September 2012, Wellington, New Zealand Glycerol oxidation over nano-gold supported nano-graphite catalysts ”,
      13. .
      14. Selvam, P. Viswanathan, B. Kuppan, B. (2008). “Nanoporous Carbon Supported Platinum (Pt/NCCR-41) Electrocatalyst for Methanol Oxidation, June 11-13, 2008, Porto, pp. 29. ”,
      15. .
      16. Kuppan, B. Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2009). “ Mesoporous Carbon Nitride Supported Platinum (Pt/NCMK-33) Electrocatalyst for Methanol Oxidation, CATSYMP-19, January 18-21, 2009, Pune, pp. OR-64. ”,
      17. .
      18. Selvam, P. Viswanathan, B. Kuppan, B. (2009) “Platinum supported Nanoporous Carbon / Nitrogen containing Carbon Molecular Sieves: Promising Electrocatalyst for Methanol Fuel Cell Application”, ICMAT-2009 - Symposium I, June 28-July 3, 2009, Singapore, pp. 9. ”,
      19. .
      20. Kuppan, B. Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2010). “Platinum supported on Ordered Mesoporous Molecular sieves: Promising Electro Catalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Application, 20th National Symposium on Catalysis, December 19-22, 2010, Chennai, pp. 146. ”,
      21. .
      22. Selvam, P. Viswanathan, B. Kuppan, B. Ramanamurthy, P. (2010). “Synthasis and characterization of gold supported mesoporous carbons, 20th National Symposium on “Catalysis for Energy Conversion and Conservation of Environment", December 19-22, 2010, Chennai, pp. 147. ”,
      23. . “
      24. Kuppan, B. Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2011). “Platinum supported on Ordered Mesoporous Carbon (Pt/CMK-n; NCCR-n) as Electrocatalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications,† 15th National Workshop on the Role of Materials in Catalysis, December 11-13, 2011, Chennai, pp. 93. ”,
      25. .
      26. Kuppan, B. Viswanathan, B. Selvam, P. (2012). “ Platinum-supported Nitrogen-containing Ordered Mesoporous Carbon (NCMK-33) as Electrocatalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, ACS 243rd National Meeting, March 25-29, Fuel Chemistry Division, San Diego, pp. 751. ”,
      27. .
      28. Selvam, P. Kuppan, B. (2012). “Platinum-supported Nanoporous Carbon (Pt/CMK-3) as Electrocatalyst for Methanol Fuel Cell, HKICEAS-2012, December 14-16, Hong Kong, pp. 68. ”


  • Some of the older patents: (1)B. Viswanathan, T. K. Varadarajan, S. Shanmugam and Satyananda Kishore Preparation of polylactic acid polymer by condensation polymerization, Indian Patent file No: 1004/CHE/2004. 2) B. Viswanathan, S. Shanmugam and T. K. Varadarajan, Polyoxometalate based organic-inorganic composite membrane. Indian Patent file No: 374/CHE/2004. 3) B. Viswanathan, S. Shanmugam and T. K. Varadarajan, A new reduction method based composite film/materials, Indian Patent file No: 548/CHE/2004. 4) B. Viswanathan, S. Shanmugam and T. K.Varadarajan, Bromate sensitive electrode, Indian Patent file No: 215/CHE/2004. 5) B. Viswanathan, T. K. Varadarajan and S. Shanmugam, Nanocomposite for harnessing solar energy, Indian patent file No: 222/MAS/2003. 6) B.Viswanathan and M Helen A hybrid membrane for DMFC applicaiton


      Patents 1. V. Jeyalakshmi, K. R. Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan, K. Ramesh, P.V.C. Rao, N.V. Choudary and G. Sriganesh, “Catalyst composition for photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide” Indian Patent Appl. No: 2039/MUM/2013 filed on 17th June, 2013. 2.“Catalyst composition for photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide” PCT/IN2013/000521 27th August, 2013 V. Jeyalakshmi, K. R. Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan, K. Ramesh, P.V.C.Rao, N.V. Choudary and G. Sriganesh. 3. V. Jeyalakshmi, K. R. Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan, K. Ramesh, P.V.C.Rao, N.V. Choudary and G. Sriganesh, “Layered oxide catalyst composite for photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide”, Indian Patent Appl- Provisional- 100/MUM/2014, 10th January, 2014. Publications in Journals 1. K. Rajalakshmi, V. Jeyalakshmi, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 by Water on Titania - Role of Photo physical and Structural Properties”, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 51A, March 2012, pp. 411-419. 2. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Titania based catalysts for photoreduction of carbon dioxide: Role of modifiers”, Indian Journal of Chemistry Vol. 51A, Sept-Oct 2012, pp. 1263-1283. 3. V. Jeyalakshmi, K. Rajalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Application of Photocatalysis for the mitigation of Carbon dioxide”, Res Chem Intermed, DOI 10.1007/s11164-012-0783-7. 4. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. Ramesh, P. V. C. Rao, N. V. Choudary, G..S. Ganesh, K. Thirunavukkarasu, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Visible light driven reduction of carbon dioxide with water on modified Sr3Ti2O7 catalysts” RSC Advances, 5, 2015, 5958. 5. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, Photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide in alkaline medium on La modified Sodium tantalate with different co-catalysts under UV-Visible radiation, Catalysis Today- ID- CATTOD9782. Book Chapter 1. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Photocatalytic reduction of Carbon dioxide by water: A step towards sustainable fuels and chemicals”, Materials Science Forum Vol. 734 (2013) pp 1-62 © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.734.1., Photocatalytic Materials & surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-II, Editor: Rajesh J. Tayade. Presentations in International Conferences 1. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K.R. Krishnamurthy and B. Viswanathan, Photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide by water on La modified sodium tantalate with different co-catalysts under UV-Visible radiation, 6th Asia Pacific Congress on Catalysis - APCAT- 6 held at Taiwan, Oct 13-17, 2013. 2. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K Ramesh, P V C Rao, N V Choudary, G Sriganesh, K.R Krishnamurthy, B. Viswanathan, Visible light driven reduction of CO2 on modified Sr3Ti2O7 , 248th National Meeting of ACS Division of Energy & Fuels San Francisco, Aug.10-14, 2014. Presentations in National Conferences: 1. V. Jeyalakshmi, K. Rajalakshmi, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Sodium tantalate based catalysts for photo catalytic reduction of Carbon dioxide”, 15th National Workshop on The Role of New materials in Catalysis, IIT Madras, December 11-13, 2011. 2. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Photo catalytic reduction of Carbon dioxide with water on CuO-TiO2 – Influence of the characteristics of titania supports”, 15th National Workshop on The Role of New materials in Catalysis, IIT Madras, December 11-13, 2011. 3. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Heterostructured CuO-TiO2 catalyst for Photo catalytic reduction of Carbon dioxide with water”, 21st National Symposium on catalysis, IICT Hyderabad, Feb. 10-13, 2013. 4. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, Visible light reduction of CO2 with water on mesoporous Titania Catalysts. 16th National Workshop on Catalysis for Sustainable Development, CSIR-NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur, Feb 4-5, 2014. 5. V. Jeyalakshmi, K. Ramesh, P.V.C. Rao, N. V. Choudary, G. Sri Ganesh, K. R. Krishnamurthy and B. Viswanathan Carbon neutral processes for fuels and chemicals International Conference on “Emerging Environmental and Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Energy, Environment and Sustainability” Anna University - Chennai, Sep 29th-30th 2014. 6. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K Ramesh, P V C Rao, N V Choudary, G Sriganesh, K.R Krishnamurthy ,B. Viswanathan, “Visible light driven reduction of CO2 on modified Sr3Ti2O7“ 22nd National Symposium on Catalysis, CSIR-CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, Jan 7-9, 2015. 7. V. Jeyalakshmi, R. Mahalakshmy, K. R. Krishnamurthy & B. Viswanathan, “Influence of basicity on photo catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide by modified Na(1-x)LaxTaO(3+x) surface”, 10th Mid-Year CRSI Symposium in Chemistry, NIT, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, July 23-25, 2015.
  • Presentations for 2007

    1. S.Navaladian, B. Viswanathan*, R. P. Viswanath and T.K Varadarajan.,“ Ag nano particles on oxide supports - a possible dehydrogenation System, ” National Symposium on Catalysis held at Dehra dun during Apirl,16-18, 2007.
    2. C. M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, R. P. Viswanath and T.K Varadarajan,“CdS based nanophase photo catalyst for concurrent H2 production and nitrogen reduction, ” National Symposium on Catalysis to be held at Dehra dun during Apirl,16-18, 2007.
    3. Indra Neel, B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan,“Hydrogenation behaviour of W/C systems, ” National Symposium on Catalysis to be held at Dehra dun during Apirl,16-18, 2007.
    4. Ch. Venkateswara Raoa, B. Viswanathan, and U. V. Varadaraju,“ MN4Cx clusters - are they potential oxygen reduction electrode materials?, ” National Symposium on Catalysis to be held at Dehra dun during Apirl,16-18, 2007.
    5. G. Magesh, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath, T.K. Varadarajan, “ Visible light photocatalytic activity of Ce modified TiO2 nanoparticles for methylene blue decomposition', ” International Conference on Nanomaterials and its Applications (ICNA-2007)' (Poster presentation), February 4th - 6th, 2007, NIT Trichy India, .
    6. J. Rajeswari, B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan,“ Tungsten trioxide nanorod - carbon nanotube composites as supports for platinum electrocatalyst in methanol oxidation, ” International Conference on Nanomaterials and its Applications (ICNA-2007)' (Poster presentation), February 4th - 6th, 2007, NIT Trichy India.
    7. P. Satyananda Kishore, B. Viswanathan and T. K. Varadarajan,“ One-Pot Synthesis of Polypyrrole-Silver nanoparticle Composite by using Polyoxometalates as Redox switch, ” International Conference on Nanomaterials and its Applications (ICNA-2007)' (Poster presentation), February 4th - 6th, 2007, NIT Trichy India.
    8. B. Viswanathan “ Nano structured supports for Pt electrodes, ” 18th National symposium on catalysis at IIP Dehradun', April 16-18, 2007, IIP, Dehra Dun.
    9. B. Viswanathan “ Nano architectured supports for noble metals for fuel cell applications, ” Indo Frech symposium on nano catalysis', May 23-25, Poitiers, France.
    10. B. Viswanathan “ On the hydrogen based energy conversion devices, ” Recent advances in Textile and Electrochemcial Sciences, Alagappa University, June 1-2 Karaikudi
    11. T. Vaijayanthi and Anju Chadha “ Biocatalytic Reduction of Imines using Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330, ” Biotrans 2007, Oveido, Spain, July 8-13, 2007
    12. D. Titu and Anju Chadha “Preparation of Optically Pure Alkyl 3-(hetero-2-yl)-3- hydroxypropanoates by Candida parapsilosis ATCC 7330 Mediated Deracemisation, ” Biotrans 2007, Oveido, Spain, July 8-13, 2007
    13. P. Selvam, K. Vidya, A.Layek, “A template-ion exchange method for the synthesis of oxide nanoclusters,” Int. Conf. on Mater. for Adv. Technol. 2007- Symp. L: Catalytic Materiials and Technologies for a Sustainable Economy, Singapre, July 1-6, 2007, L-14-IN7, pp.23-24.
    14. D. Raut, A. Deorukhkar, S. Bhilare, N. Darvatkar. M.M. Salunkhe, P. Selvam, “ Palladium Catalysed Allylation of Alkyne with Allyl Bromide in Aqueous Media: Regio- and Stereo-selective Synthesis of 1,4-Diene, ” 18th Natl. Symp. on Catal., IIP Dehradun, April 16-18, 2007, NSC-099.
    15. K. Vidya, V.S. Kamble, N.M. Gupta, P. Selvam,, “ Photocatalytic Destruction of Linear Alkanes using Uranyl-anchored MCM-41, ” 18th Natl. Symp. on Catal., IIP Dehradun, April 16-18, 2007, NSC-100.
    16. S.K. Badamali , P. Selvam “Microwave Power Variation EPR Studies of Trivalent Iron-substituted MCM-41, ” 18th Natl. Symp. on Catal., IIP Dehradun, April 16-18, 2007, NSC-098.
    17. D. Kumar, K. Shetye, V. Rane, R.N. Ganguly, K.D. Deodhar, P.P.S.Sethi, P. Selvam, “WMCM-41 as Selective Catalyst for Epoxidation of Cyclohexene, ” 18th Natl. Symp. on Catal., IIP Dehradun, April 16-18, 2007, NSC-101.
    18. S. P. Maradur, G. G. Gokavi , P. Selvam, “Cobalt-substituted Polyoxometalate Catalyzed Alkane Oxidation using Oxone®, ” 18th Natl. Symp. on Catal., IIP Dehradun, April 16-18, 2007, NSC-097.

    Presentations for 2008

    1. B. Kuppan, B.Viswanathan and P. Selvam, “Synthesis and Characterisation of Ordered Mesoporous Carbon, ” National workshop on catalysis, IMMT, Bhubaneswar, Feb 18-20 (2008).
    2. K.Vidya, P.Selvam and B.Viswanathan, “Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties of VSBA-15, ” National workshop on catalysis, IMMT, Bhubaneswar, Feb 18-20 (2008).
    3. M.Bhaskar, A.Meenakshisundaram, B.Sairam, M.Banu and S.Sivasanker, “Development of catalysts for end point reduction of straight run diesel fractions, ” National workshop on catalysis, IMMT, Bhubaneswar, Feb 18-20 (2008).
    4. B.Murugan and A.V.Ramaswamy D.Srinivas, C.S.Gopinath and Veda Ramasamy, “ The naute of amangenese species in Mn/CeO2-TiO2 solid solutions synthesised by solution combustion route, ” National workshop on catalysis, IMMT, Bhubaneswar, Feb 18-20 (2008).
    5. B.Viswanathan, “APPROPRIATENESS OF ARRHENIUS EQUATION FOR KINETIC ANALYSIS OF SOLID STATE REACTIONS, ” National workshop on Thermal analsyis at IGCAR Feb 2008.
    6. B.Viswanathan “ Hydrogen production and storage for catalysis and future fuels, ” Hydrocarbon conclave, II January 11, 2008 Goa (2008).
    7. B.Viswanathan “Conceptual reflections on hydrogen generation through PEC and its storage, ” 235 th ACS meeting in New Orleans, USA April 7, 2008,
    8. B.Viswanathan “ Hydrogen storage options, ” Taiwan International conference on carbon materials, May 2008.
    9. P.S.Kishore,B.Viswanathan and T K Varadarajan “ Silicotungstic Acid (STA) based carbon supported noble metal electrodes for energy conversion and storage applications ” 14th International congress on Catalysis.
    10. B.Viswanathan “ Some challenging avenues in the development of fuel cells ” Hungarian academy of sciences on 5th November 2008 at 10 30 am in CRC.
    11. B.Viswanathan “ Photo electrochemical production of hydrogen a dream of Reality? Dr K Swaminathan Endowment Lecture at Loyola College on Wednesday December 10, 2008 at 11 am in the Larance Sundaram Hall. ”
    12. B.Viswanathan, P.S.Kishore, J Rajeswari and T K Varadarajan, “Metal oxygen cluster compounds and their use in electrochemical devices to be presented in the anna university course on nano materials in early 2009. ”
    13. B.Viswanathan, Hydrogen storage – Current Status,Tezpur University, Energy department,Fuel Cells and Spectro-Electro-Chemistry, University of Tezpur, Department of chemistry,Development of membranes for fuel cell applications,Proceedings of the National workshop on Fuel cell Technology, SRM University, 22nd Feb 2008,Chemical analysis by Photo electron spectroscopy National students symposium Horizon 08 NIT Trichi 4th Oct 08,Photo-electrochemical methods - current status,Catalysis In Environmental Applications In IICT Hyderabad, 28th July 2008 ”
    14. A.V.Ramasamy,Designing Functional Ceria Materials by Nano-architecture,Plenary lecture at International Catalysis Conference, Tehran, Iran, 28-30 April, 2008 ”
    15. A.V.Ramasamy,Chemical States and Redox properties of Mn/CeO2-TiO2 Nano composites,Lecture at Institute of Isotopes, Budapest, Hungary, 4 November, 2008 ”
    16. P. Selvam, Synthesis of Novel Nanoporous Carbon: NCCR-1, 9th Int. Conf. on Nanostructured Materials (NANO-2008), Rio de Janeiro, June, 1-6, 2008, pp.370. 17. P.Selvam, Nanoporous Carbon Supported Platinum (Pt/NCCR-1): Electro-catalyst for Methanol Oxidation, XXI National Meeting of the Portuguese Chemical Society, Porto, June 11-13, 2008. 18. P.Selvam, Green Chemistry and Catalysis, National Seminar on Green Chemistry, Mumbai, March 20-21, 2008. 19. P.Selvam, Nanomaterials in confined environment, National Seminar-cum-Workshop on Nanotechnology and Nanobiology, Chennai, February, 14-16, 2008 20. P.Selvam, Mesoporous Molecular Sieves and Their Applications in Catalysis, National Workshop on Catalysis–Futuristic Materials as Catalysts & Adsorbents, Bhubaneswar, February 19-20, 2008. 21. P.Selvam, Applicatoion of Mesoporous Materials as Catalysts, Uiversite de Reims Champange-Ardenne, Reims, FRANCE (June 9, 2008). 22. P.Selvam, Nanoporous Molecular Sieves: Novel Inorganic Solids, Ecole Nationale Superieure Montpellier, Montpellier, FRANCE (June 13, 2008). 23. P.Selvam, Green Chemistry and Catalysis for Sustainability, Instituto Technologia Quimica, Valencia, SPAIN (June 20, 2008). ”

    BOOKS 2006

    1. B.Viswanathan and M.Aulice Scibioh, Fuel cells Principles and Applications, The University press (2006).
    2. B.Viswanathan ( Ed) Structure and Properties of Solid State Materials, Narosa Publishing House New Delhi (2006).

    3. B.Viswanathan, Energy sources,Elsevier(2016).

    4. B.Viswanathan, An Introduction to Energy sources, e book, National Centre for Catalysis Research, IITM Chennai 600 036 ( at the NCCR web site) (2006).

    BOOKS 2007

    1. B.Viswanathan S.Sundaram, R.Venkataraman, K.Rajendran, P.S.Raghavan, Elctrochemistry, S.Viswanathan publishers, chennai (2007).

    2. D.K.Chakrabarty and B.Viswanathan, Heterogeneous catalysis, New Age International ( September) (2007).

    3. B.Viswanathan, and Aulice Scibioh, Fuel cells Principles and applications, CRC Press August 2007

    4. B.Viswanathan, Frontiers in Chemistry, National Centre for Catalysis Research, IITM ( ebook at the NCCR web site) (2007).
    5. B.Viswanathan, (Editor) Catalysis some selected Applications (Narosa publising house published in 2009.
    6. B.Viswanathan,S.Kannan and R.C.Deka Surface characaterization techniques (Published by Narosa Publishing house in February, 2010).
    7. B.Viswanathan,(Editor) Nano materials (Narosa Publishing House and published in 2009
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    8. D.K.Chakrabarty and B.Viswanathan, Heterogeneous catalysis, International edition New Age Science Limited Kent TN1 1YS UK November 2008.

    9. B.Viswanathan, ebook 4. Synthetic Strategies in Chemistry (Complete book is available) . ( at the site http://www.nccr.iitm.ac.in) April 2008.

    10. P.Indraneel, B.Viswanathan and T K Varadarajan Methods of activation and specific applications of carbon materials e book at the nccr site,March 2009

    11. NCCR team "Selected Topics in Chemistry",ebook.7 at NCCR site April 2010

    BOOK 2014

    1. B.Viswanathan and M.Aulice Scibioh "Photoelectrochemistry - Principles and Practices" Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi

    PATENTS-2007

    1. B.Viswanathan, J.Rajewari and T.K. Varadarajan, supercapacitors based on tungsten trioxide nanorods, (being filed,2007)

    2. B.Viswanathan, S.Kishore and T.K.Varadarajan, Supercapcitors based on Ru-Polyoxometalate systems (being filed, 2007)

    PATENTS-2008

  • 1. R P Viswanath and B.Viswanathan, water purification system (filed in 2007)

    1. 2.B.Viswanathan and M Helen, Membranes based on Heteropoly acid embedded polymer matrix(submitted to the dean, November 2008)

  • PATENTS-2008

  • S.P.Kishore and B.Viswanathan,Jointly with Malladi An improved process for the preparation of polylactic acid (Patent number216464 and the date of grant is 13-3-2008. )

  • PATENTS-2010

  • P.Selvam,B.Viswanathan and K Suthagar Selective formation of mono isopropyl ethers of glycerol (Patent Applied on 6.4.2010) )

  • P.Selvam,B.Viswanathan and Nithya and Polliraju Development of gamma alumina with defined textural properties for catalysts supports (Patent application submitted to the dean ICSR in May 2010) )

  • SUMMER COURSES-2010

  • Three summer courses on photoelectrochemical cells, fuel cells and analytical methods were organised by NCCR in may june and july 2010

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