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Group news

  • Aniruddha's paper accepted in ACS AMI
  • Postdoctoral fellowship for Arpan @ Southern Denmark University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship for Sukanta @ Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Mallick's paper accepted in ChemSusChem
  • New member: Loknath Tapa, JRF, SERB Project, PhD
  • Postdoctoral position - please contact Prof. C. R. Raj

Recent Publications

Hierarchical Hollow MOF-Derived Bamboo-like N-doped Carbon Nanotube-Encapsulated Co0.25Ni0.75 Alloy: An Efficient Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalyst for Zinc–Air Battery

Hierarchical Hollow MOF-Derived Bamboo-like N-doped Carbon Nanotube-Encapsulated Co0.25Ni0.75 Alloy: An Efficient Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalyst for Zinc-Air Battery, Aniruddha Kundu, Arpan Samanta, and C. Retna Raj, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021.

Aqueous Rechargeable Zn-ion Batteries: Strategies for Improving the Energy Storage Performance

Aqueous Rechargeable Zn-ion Batteries: Strategies for Improving the Energy Storage Performance. Sourav Mallick, C. R. Raj. ChemSusChem 2021, 14, 1987-2022.

Rationally designed mesoporous carbon-supported Ni-NiWO4@NiS nanostructure for the fabrication of hybrid supercapacitor of long-term cycling stability

Rationally designed mesoporous carbon-supported Ni-NiWO4@NiS nanostructure for the fabrication of hybrid supercapacitor of long-term cycling stability, Sourav Mallick, Amit Mondal and C. R. Raj. J. Power Sources 2020, 477, 229038.

An Electrocatalytically Active Nanoflake-Like Co9S8-CoSe2 Heterostructure for Overall Water Splitting

An Electrocatalytically Active Nanoflake-Like Co9S8-CoSe2 Heterostructure for Overall Water Splitting, Sukanta Chakrabartty, Subhajit Karmakar and C. R. Raj. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 11326-11334.

Three-Dimensional Nitrogen-Doped Graphitic Carbon-Encapsulated MnO-Co Heterostructure: A Bifunctional Energy Storage Material for Zn-Ion and Zn-Air Batteries

Three-Dimensional Nitrogen-Doped Graphitic Carbon-Encapsulated MnO-Co Heterostructure: A Bifunctional Energy Storage Material for Zn-Ion and Zn-Air Batteries, Arpan Samanta, Barun, Kumar Barman, Sourav Mallick, C. R. Raj. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 10108-10118.

Transition metal alloy integrated tubular carbon hybrid nanostructure for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis

Transition metal alloy integrated tubular carbon hybrid nanostructure for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis, Arpan Samanta, Arnab Ghatak, Somnath Bhattacharyya, C. R. Raj. Electrochimica Acta 2020, 348, 136274.

Oxygen Electrocatalysis with Mesoporous Co- N- C Catalysts: Towards Understanding the Active Site and Development of Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries

Oxygen Electrocatalysis with Mesoporous Co- N- C Catalysts: Towards Understanding the Active Site and Development of Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries, Arpan Samanta and C. R. Raj, ChemElectroChem 2020, 7, 2877-2887.

Bifunctional electrocatalytic activity of ordered intermetallics based on Pd and Sn

Bifunctional electrocatalytic activity of ordered intermetallics based on Pd and Sn, S. Mondal, V. S. K. Choutipalli, B. K. Jena, V. Subramanian, and C. R. Raj, J. Phys. Chem C. 2020, 124, 9631

Transition metal alloy integrated tubular carbon hybrid nanostructure for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalys

Transition metal alloy integrated tubular carbon hybrid nanostructure for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalys, A. Samanta, A. Ghatak, S. Bhattacharyya,and C. R. Raj, Electrochim. Acta, 2020, 348, 136274

Mesoporous carbon-supported manganese tungstate nanostructures for the development of zinc-air battery powered long lifespan asymmetric Supercapacitor

Mesoporous carbon-supported manganese tungstate nanostructures for the development of zinc-air battery powered long lifespan asymmetric Supercapacitor, S. Mallick, A. Samanta and C. R. Raj, Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2020, 4, 4008

Oxygen Electrocatalysis with Mesoporous Co-N-C Catalysts: Towards Understanding the Active Site and Development of Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries

Oxygen Electrocatalysis with Mesoporous Co-N-C Catalysts: Towards Understanding the Active Site and Development of Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries, Arpan Samanta and C. R. Raj, ChemElectroChem 2020, 7, 2877

Bifunctional nitrogen-doped hybrid catalyst based on onion-like carbon

Bifunctional nitrogen-doped hybrid catalyst based on onion-like carbon and graphitic carbon encapsulated transition metal alloy nanostructure for rechargeable zinc-air battery., Arpan Samanta and C. R. Raj,
Journal of Power Sources 2020, 455, 227975.

General Approach for the Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Encapsulated Mo and W Phosphide Nanostructures

General Approach for the Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Encapsulated Mo and W Phosphide Nanostructures for Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution.
Sukanta Chakrabartty, Damini Sahu and C. R. Raj, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 3, 2811-2820.

Nitrogen and phosphorous co-doped graphitic carbon encapsulated ultrafine OsP2 nanoparticles

Nitrogen and phosphorous co-doped graphitic carbon encapsulated ultrafine OsP2 nanoparticles: a pH universal highly durable catalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction. Sukanta Chakrabartty, Barun Kumar Barman and C. R. Raj, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4399-4402.

Electrochemical Dealloying-Assisted Surface-Engineered Pd-Based Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Formic Acid Oxidation and Oxygen Reduction.

Electrochemical Dealloying-Assisted Surface-Engineered Pd-Based Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Formic Acid Oxidation and Oxygen Reduction. Siniya Mondal and C. R. Raj, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 14110-14119.

Carbothermal Reduction-Assisted Phosphidation of Cobalt Affords Mesoporous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon-Embedded CoP Nanoelectrocatalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Carbothermal Reduction-Assisted Phosphidation of Cobalt Affords Mesoporous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon-Embedded CoP Nanoelectrocatalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Mopidevi Manikanta Kumar and C. R. Raj, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2019, 2, 643-648.

Mo2C@NC nanowire bundle for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

Mo2C@NC nanowire bundle for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Sukanta Chakrabartty, C. R. Raj, International J. Hydrogen Energy 2018, 43, 19510.

Asymmetric Supercapacitor Based on Chemically Coupled Hybrid Material of Fe2O3-Fe3O4 Heterostructure and Nitrogen-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide

Asymmetric Supercapacitor Based on Chemically Coupled Hybrid Material of Fe2O3-Fe3O4 Heterostructure and Nitrogen-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide. Sourav Mallick, Partha Pratim Jana, and C. R. Raj, ChemElectroChem 2018, 5, 2348-2356. (Inside cover page article)

Copper Nitride Nanostructure for the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen

Copper Nitride Nanostructure for the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen: Kinetics and Reaction Pathway. Siniya Mondal and C. R. Raj, J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 18468-18475.

Catalyst Support in Oxygen Electrocatalysis

Catalyst Support in Oxygen Electrocatalysis: A Case Study with CoFe Alloy Electrocatalyst. Arpan Samanta and C. R. Raj, J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 15843-15852.

Nanostructured Sulfur-Doped Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide for the Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Detection and Efficient Removal of Hg(II)

Nanostructured Sulfur-Doped Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide for the Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Detection and Efficient Removal of Hg(II). B Manna, C.R Raj, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 , 6175-6182.

Unzipping of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube for the Development of Electrocatalytically Active Hybrid Catalyst of Graphitic Carbon and Pd Nanoparticles.

Unzipping of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube for the Development of Electrocatalytically Active Hybrid Catalyst of Graphitic Carbon and Pd Nanoparticles. S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, and C. R. Raj, ACS Omega 2018, 3, 622-630.

Polymer-based hybrid catalyst of low Pt content for electrochemical hydrogen evolution.

Polymer-based hybrid catalyst of low Pt content for electrochemical hydrogen evolution. S. Chakrabartty, C. S. Gopinath, C. R. Raj, International J. Hydrogen Energy 2017, 42, 22821- 22829.
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