Rajeev Ranjan

Rajeev Ranjan

Associate Professor

Room: E408, Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA

Tel: +91-80-2293 2989
email: rajeev_at_materials.iisc.ernet.in


Education
Ph.D. (2000), BHU, Varanasi
M.Tech (1994), IIT, Kanpur
M.Sc. (1992), BHU, Varanasi


Award
Humboldt Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Germany.


Research Interests
Ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials, Relaxor ferroelectrics, Magnetic materials, Multiferroic materials, Powder diffraction (x-ray and neutron), Structural phase transition, , Ab-initio calculation of material properties.


Selected Recent Publications

1. Dipak Kumar Khatua,, Tarang Mehrotra, Anupam Mishra, Bhaskar Majumdar,
Anatoliy Senyshyn and Rajeev Ranjan
Anomalous influence of grain size on the global structure, ferroelectric and piezoelectric response of Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3
Acta Materialia 134, 177 (2017)

2. Bastola Narayan, Sangeeta Adhikari, Giridhar Madras, and Rajeev Ranjan
Trapping a Metastable Ferroelectric Phase by Size Reduction in Semiconducting Ferroelectric BiFeO3-PbTiO3 and Its Implications for Photocatalytic Response
Phys. Rev. Appl. 7, 024108 (2017)

3. Kumar Brajesh, Mulualem Abebe, and Rajeev Ranjan
Structural transformations in morphotropic-phase-boundary composition of the lead-free piezoelectric system Ba(Ti0.8Zr0.2)O3 − (Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3
Phys. Rev. B 94, 104108 (2016)

Total publications: 119


Teaching
Structure and characterization of materials, Elements of materials physics.