Dr. Amit Kumar Chawla

Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (PCM), C.C.S. University, Meerut
  • M.Sc. (Physics), C.C.S. University, Meerut
  • Ph.D. (Physics), C.C.S. University, Meerut

 

Area of Specialization:

Hydrogen storage materials, Scratch resistant hard coatings, Nanophosphor coatings, Functional Nanomaterials

 

Research & Publications:

Publications:

  1. K Kumari, RN Aljawfi, AK Chawla, R Kumar, PA Alvi, A Alshoaibi, A Vij,Engineering the optical properties of Cu doped CeO2 NCs for application in white LED,Ceramics International (Available online)
  2. RK Jain, J Kaur, A Khanna, AK Chawla, Tailoring the structural, electrical, optical and wettability properties of ZnSe films by oblique angle thermal evaporation, Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 116451
  3. Ravi Kumar Patel, Amit Kumar Chawla, Patrick Loulergue, Benoit Teychene, Jitendra K. Pandey, 3D printed microchannel loaded with hematite nanoadsorbent for fluoride removal from water,Materials Letters, 254 (2019) 190-193.
  4. Ravish K. Jain, Jatinder Kaur, Shaira Arora, Arun Kumar,Amit K. Chawla and Atul Khanna,Effects of oblique angle deposition on structural, electrical and wettability properties of Bi thin films grown by thermal evaporation, Applied Surface Science, 463 (2019) 45-51.
  5. Ravi Kumar Patel, Sanjay Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, PrasenjitMondal, Neelam Singh, Benoit Teychene, Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Elimination of Fluoride, Arsenic, and Nitrate from water through adsorption onto nano-adsorbent: A Review,Current Nanoscience, 15 (2019) 557-575.
  6. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Effect of annealing temperature and CdCl2 treatment on the photo conversion efficiency of CdTe/Zn1Cd0.9S thin film solar cells,Bulletin of Materials Science, 41 (2018) 159.
  7. Vyomesh R Buch, Sushant K Rawal, A K Chawla, Structural, Optical and Electrochromic Properties of Sputter DepositedTungsten Oxide Films in Argon-Helium Atmosphere,e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology, 16 (2018) 289-293.
  8. R K Gupta, P Kumar, V Yadav, S Arora, D P Singh, S K Joshi, A K Chawla, and A BiswasChallenges and opportunities in fabrication of transparent Superhydrophobic surfaces, Current Nanoscience, 12 (2016) 429-447.
  9. U S Patel, K H Patel, K V Chauhan, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal, Investigation of various properties for Zirconium oxide films synthesized by sputtering,Procedia Technology, 23 (2016) 336-343.
  10. V R Buch, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal, Review on electrochromic property for WO3 thin films using different deposition techniques,Materials Today: Proceedings, 3 (2016) 1429-1437.
  11. P Y dave, K H patel, K V Chauhan, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal, Examination of Zinc Oxide films prepared by Magnetron sputtering, Procedia Technology, 23 (2016) 328-335.
  12. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthanand Ramesh Chandra, The influence of various sputtering parameters on structural, optical and wettability properties of Zr2ON2 thin films,Material Science and Engineering B, 181 (2014) 16-23.
  13. Ravish K. Jain, Yogendra K. Gautam, Vikramaditya Dave, Amit K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, A study on structural, optical and hydrophobic properties of obliqueangle sputter deposited HfO2 films, Applied Surface Science, 283 (2013) 332-338.
  1. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthanand Ramesh Chandra, Effect of power variation on wettability and optical properties of co-sputtered titanium and zirconium oxynitride films,Bulletin of MaterialScience, 36 (2013) 403-409.
  2. MohitSahni, Sushant Singh, Richa Bhargava, AmitKumar Chawla, Ramesh ChandrAnshumanDalvi, Neha Gupta, Sanjeev Kumar, Naresh Kumar, Enhancement of Magnetic and Dielectric Properties in Chemically Modified Multiferroic (0.90)BiFe1−xCrxO3–(0.10)BaTiO3 Nanocomposite, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 26 (2013) 397-402.
  3. Sushant Singh, Naresh Kumar, AashishJha, MohitSahni, Richa Bhargava, Amit Chawla, R.Chandra, Sanjeev Kumar, S. Chaubey, Effect of annealing temperature on the physical properties of Zn-ferrite nanoparticles, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 27 (2014) 821-826.
  4. Rahman, R. Jayaganthan, R. K. Jain, A. K. Chawla, R. Chandra and R. Ambardar,Study of nanostructured Al doped ZnO films,Surface Engineering, 29 (2013) 440-446.
  5. RajanWalia, J.C. Pivin, K. Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, Y.K. Gautam, Ramesh Chandra, A comprehensive study of structural and magnetic properties of sputter deposited nickel–silica thin films,Materials Science and Engineering B 177 (2012), 1073– 1079.
  6. Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Saif A. Khan, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra, Hydrogen absorption and optical properties of Pd/Mg thin films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 3772-3778.
  7. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthanand Ramesh Chandra, Structural, Wettability and Optical Investigation of TitaniumOxynitride Coatings: Effect of Various Sputtering Parameters,Journal of Material Science and Technology, 28 (2012) 512-523.
  8. AnkushVij, Sanjeev Gautam, Ravi Kumar, Amit K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, Nafa Singh, KeunHwaChae, Blue shift in band gap and photoluminescence of pulsed laser deposited SrS:Ce/quartz thin film nanophosphors,Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 527 (2012) 1-4.
  9. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Study of the physical properties of PLD grown cobalt doped nanocrystalline Zn9Cd0.1S thin films, Thin Solid Films, 520 (2011) 1437-1441.
  10. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra,Optical, structural and magnetic properties of Zn9Cd0.1S:yCo nanoparticles,Applied PhysicsA, 102 (2011) 393-399.
  11. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra, Structural and optical investigation of sputter deposited hydrophobic chromium oxynitride films Thin Solid Films, 519 (2011) 7686-7693.
  1. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra, Optical and hydrophobic properties of co-sputtered chromium and titanium oxynitride films, Applied Surface Science, 257 (2011) 8755-8761.
  2. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra, Characterization of bi-phased Zr2ON2–ZrO2 coatings deposited by RF magnetron sputtering Thin Solid Films, 520 (2011) 1589-1596.
  1. Jai Prakash, A. Tripathi, J.C. Pivin, JalajTripathi, A.K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, S.S. Kim,K. Asokan, D.K. Avasthi,Study on synthesis of magnetic nanocomposite (Ni-Teflon) by swift heavy ion beam mixing, Advanced MaterialsLetters, 2 (2011) 71-75.
  2. Shiv P. Patel, J. C. Pivin, A. K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, D. Kanjilal, Lokendra Kumar, Room temperature ferromagnetism in Zn1-xCoxS thin films with wurtzite structure, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323 (2011) 2734–2740.
  3. RajanWalia, J C Pivin, Amit K Chawla, R Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra, Structural and Magnetic Properties of Sputter Deposited Cobalt-Silica nanocomposite thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 509 (2011) 103–108.
  4. Ali Azarifar, P. A. Yadav, A. K. Chawla, J. P. Jog, S. I. Patil, R. Chandra and S. B. Ogale, Controlling stoichiometry in low temperature synthesis of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Nanoparticles, Advanced Science Letters, 4 (2011) 424-430.
  1. Richa Bhargava, Prashant K. Sharma, Amit K. Chawla, Sanjeev Kumar, Ramesh Chandra, Avinash C. Pandey and Naresh Kumar, Variation in structural, optical and magnetic properties of Zn1−xCrxO (x = 0.0, 0.10, 0.15, and 0.20) nanoparticles: Role of dopant concentration on non-saturation of magnetization, Materials Chemistry andPhysics, 125 (2011) 664-671.
  2. Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra Influence of Sputtering Gas on Morphological and Optical Properties of Magnesium Films,Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 27 (2011) 51-58.
  3. Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, RajanWalia, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra Hydrogenation of Pd-capped Mg thin films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering, Applied Surface Science, 257 (2011) 6291-6295.
  4. Shiv P.Patel, S.A.Khan, A. K. Chawla, R.Chandra, J.C.Pivin, D.Kanjilal, Lokendra Kumar, Structural phase diagram for ZnSnanocrystalline thin films under swift heavy ion irradiation, Physica B, 406 (2011) 4150-4154.
  1. S Kumar, AK Chawla, N Kumar, R Chandra, High temperature powder diffraction study of (Zn, Cd) S and ZnxCd1− x S nanopowders,RSC Advances, 1 (2011) 1078-1082.
  2. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Sandeep Nagar, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Study of composition dependent optical properties of Cu-doped Zn1-xCdxS nanoparticles,Journal of Applied Physics, 108 (2010)123519-1 - 123519-7.
  3. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Optical properties of Zn1-xCdxS nanoparticles in the quantum confinement regime,Current Nanoscience, 6 (2010) 94-98.
  4. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Influence of Cobalt doping on the physical properties of Zn9Cd0.1S nanoparticles,Nanoscale Research Letters, 5 (2010) 323-331.
  5. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Sandeep Nagar, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Photoluminescence measurements in the phase transition region of Zn1-xCdxS films,Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12 (2010) 1415-1421.
  6. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural, optical and hydrophobic properties of sputter deposited zirconium oxynitride films, Material Science and EngineeringB, 172 (2010) 259-266.
  7. K. Kulriya, B. R. Mehta, D. K. Avasthi, D. C. Agarwal, P. Thakur, N. B. Brookes, A. K. Chawla and R. Chandra, Enhancement of ferromagnetism in Pd nanoparticle by swift heavy Ion irradiation,Applied Physics Letters, 96 (2010) 053103-1-053103-3.
  8. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Effect of ambient gas on structural and optical properties of titanium oxynitride films,Applied Surface Science, 256 (2010) 4129-4135.
  9. AnkushVij, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ravi Kumar, S.P. Lochab, Ramesh Chandra and Nafa Singh Effect of 120 MeV Ag9+ ion beam irradiation on the structure and photoluminescence of SrS:CeNanostructures, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405 (2010) 2573-2576.
  10. Shiv P. Patel, K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, Jai Prakash, P.K. Kulriya, J.C. Pivin, D. Kanjilal and Lokendra Kumar, Structural phase transformation in ZnSnanocrystalline thin films by swift heavy ion irradiation, Solid State Communications, 150 (2010) 1158-1161.
  1. AnkushVij, Ravi Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, S.P. Lochab, Ramesh Chandra and Nafa Singh Swift heavy ion induced synthesis and enhanced photoluminescence of SrS:Ce nanoparticles, Optical Materials, 33 (2010) 58-62.
  2. Naresh Kumar, Richa Bhargava, Sanjeev Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ramesh Chandra andMurtaza Bohra, In-plane magnetization with high coercivity in terbium iron garnet thin films deposited on Pt/Si Substrate by PLD, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322 (2010) 1727-1730.
  3. Amit Kumar Chawla and Ramesh Chandra, Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Copper, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11 (2009) 297-302.
  4. Amit Kumar Chawla, SonalSinghal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Influence of nitrogen doping on the sputter deposited WO3 Films,Thin Solid Films, 518 (2009) 1430-1433.
  5. D C Agarwal, R S Chauhan, D K Avasthi, I Sulania, D Kabiraj, P Thakur, K H Chae, A K Chawla,R Chandra,S B Ogale, G Pellegriniand P Mazzoldi, VLS-like growth and characterizations of dense ZnOnanorods grown by e-beam process, Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics, 42 (2009),035310-1 --- 035310-6.
  6. Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, K. Chawla and Ramesh Chandra, Microstructural Characterizations of Magnetron Sputtered Ti films on glass substrate,Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 209 (2009) 3444-3451.
  7. R Singhal, D C Agarwal, Y K Mishra, S Mohapatra, D K Avasthi, A K Chawla, R Chandra and J. C. Pivin, Swift Heavy ion induced modifications of optical and microstructural properties   silver-fullerene,C60 nanocomposite, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 267 (2009) 1349-1352.
  1. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Effect of LaserFlux Density on ZnCdS Thin Films,Thin Solid Films, 518 (2009) 1402-1406.
  2. Amit Kumar Chawla, SonalSinghal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra,Effect of sputtering gas on structural and optical properties of nanocrystalline Tungsten oxide films,Thin Solid Films, 517 (2008) 1042-1046.
  3. Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, K. Chawla and Ramesh Chandra, Morphological study of Magnetron Sputtered Ti thin films on Silicon substrate.Materials Chemistry and Physics, 111 (2008) 414-418
  4. SeemaVerma, Hrishikesh Joshi, TusharJagadale, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ramesh Chandraand SatishchandraOgale, Nearly monodispersed multifunctional NiCo2O4 spinel nanoparticles: Magnetism, infrared transparency and radiofrequency absorption, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112 (2008) 15106-15112
  5. R Singhal, D C Agarwal, S Mohapatra, Y K Mishra, D Kabiraj, F Singh, D K Avasthi, A K Chawla and R Chandra, Synthesis and characterizations of silver-fullerene C70nanocomposite, Applied Physics Letters, 93 (2008) 103114-1 --- 103114-3.
  6. Amit Kumar Chawla,Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra, Structural and Optical properties of ZnOnanocrystalline films deposited by Sputtering,Optical Materials, 29 (2007) 995-998.
  7. Preetam Singh,Amit Kumar Chawla, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra, Effect of oxygen partial pressure on the structural and optical properties of sputterdeposited ZnO nanocrystalline thin films,Material Letters, 61 (2007) 2050-2053.
  8. Chandra,A. K. Chawla and P. Ayyub, Optical and structural properties of sputter-deposited nanocrystalline Cu2O films: Effect of sputtering gas,Journal of Nanoscience &Nanotechnology, 6 (2006) 1119-1123.
  9. Chandra, Davinder Kaur, Amit Kumar Chawla, N. Phinichka and Z.H. Barber, Texture Development in Ti-Si-N Nanocomposite Thin Films,Material Science and Engineering A, 423(2006) 111-115.
  10. Ramesh Chandra, Amit Kumar Chawla, Davinder Kaur and P. Ayyub, Structural, optical and electronic properties of nanocrystallineTiN films,Nanotechnology, 16 (2005) 3053-3056.


Conferences

  1. VisheshSaxena, B S Tewari, Archana Dhyani, and Amit K Chawla, Study of the structural, optical and electrical properties of sol-gel derived Zn1-xMgxO nanopowders,International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW) held at UPES, Dehradun (February 22-23, 2017)
  2. Uttkarsh S Patel, Kartik H Patel, Kamlesh V Chauhan, Amit Kumar Chawla, and Sushant K Rawal,Investigation of various properties for Zirconium oxide films synthesized by sputteringInternational Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2016 held at G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, VallabhVidyanagar, Gujarat, 5-6 February 2016.
  3. Pranav Y dave, Kartik H Patel, Kamlesh V Chauhan, Amit Kumar Chawla, and Sushant K Rawal, Examination of Zinc Oxide films prepared by Magnetron sputteringInternational Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2016 held at G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, VallabhVidyanagar, Gujarat, 5-6 February 2016.
  4. Sandeep Nagar, Amit K Chawla, Annealing effects on optical properties of Ag nano-crystalline thin film REDSET 2015 held at GdGoenka University, New Delhi, 30-31 October 2015.
  5. Amit Kumar Chawla and Sanjeev Kumar, Study of optical and mechanical properties of nanophasematerials,National Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy (NCBB) held at UPES, Dehradun (June 12-June 13, 2015)
  6. Sanjeev Kumar and Amit Kumar Chawla, Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic properties of Monodisperse Ni, Zn- Ferrite Nanocrystals,National Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy (NCBB) held at UPES, Dehradun (June 12-June 13, 2015)
  7. Amit Kumar Chawla and SudeshSharma,Structural and Optical Properties of DC Sputtered Nanocrystalline Silver Films,National Conference on Advances in Material Science for Energy Applications (AMSEA) held at UPES, Dehradun (January 9-January 10, 2014)
  8. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Guptaand Ramesh Chandra, Study of the physical properties of PLD grown cobalt doped nanocrystalline Zn9Cd0.1S thin films,International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held atSan Diego, California, USA (May 02-May 06, 2011)
  9. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Guptaand Ramesh Chandra, Enhanced Photoluminescence from Zn55Cd0.45S:Mn/ZnS Core Shell Nanostructures, International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California, USA (May 02-May 06, 2011)
  10. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra, Structural and Photoluminescence properties of ZnCdS films deposited by Pulsed Laser Ablation,International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  11. Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural Characterization of Titanium Oxynitride films prepared by Magnetron Sputtering in different gas mixture, International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held atNational Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  12. Mukesh Kumar, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, Y. K. Gautam, R. Walia, S. K Rawal andRamesh Chandra, Synthesis and Characterization of Silicon Carbide (SiC) thin filmsInternational Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  13. K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, Mukesh Kumar, R. Walia, R. D. Agarwal andRamesh Chandra, Effect of deposition parameters on morphological and optical properties of pure Magnesiumthin films,International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  14. Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Guptaand Ramesh Chandra. Effect of laser fluence on ZnCdS thin films,International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held atSan Diego, California, USA (April 27-May 01, 2009)
  15. Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Guptaand Ramesh Chandra, Influence of sputtering gas on the properties of Reactively Sputtered Tungsten Oxide films, International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held atSan Diego, California, USA (April 27-May 01, 2009)
  16. Singhal, D. C. Agrawal, A. K. Chawla, Y. K. Mishra, D. Kabiraj, J. C. Pivin, R. Chandraand D. K. Avasthi, Tunablesurface plasmons of silver-fullerene (C70)nanocomposites under swift heavy ion irradiation,16th International Conference on ion beam modification of materials (IBMM 2008) held atDresden, Germany (August 31- September 2008).
  17. Amit Kumar Chawla, Preetam Singh, Ashvani Kumar, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh ChandraSynthesis of Nanocrystalline zinc oxide films by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis,8th International Conf. on Nanostructured Materials, IISc. Bangalore, India (August 20-25, 2006)
  18. Amit Kumar Chawla and Ramesh Chandra, Effect of sputtering gas on structural and optical properties of nc- Tungsten oxide films, International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California,USA (April 28-May 02, 2008)
  19. Kumar, P. Singh,A.K. Chawla, R. Chandra and D. Kaur, Magnetron Sputtered Graded Nanostructured TiNi Shape Memory Thin Films,International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California (USA) during April 23-27, 2007.
  20. Davinder Kaur, K Chawla and Ramesh Chandra, Low temperature Synthesis of ZnO thin films,International Conference on Advances in Optical materials held at Tucson, Arizona, USA, (October 12-15, 2005)
  1. Amit Kumar Chawla, Preetam Singh, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra, Low cost synthesis of ZnO thin films, National Conference on Advanced Characterization Techniques on Nanomaterials (ACTON) held at Institute Instrumentation Centre, IIT Roorkee, India (August 24 -26, 2005).

 

PhD/Research Guidance

  1. Name:Vyomesh Buch

Area of work: Electrochromic Coatings

Stage of work:Awarded

Role:Guide

 

  1. Name:Ravi K Patel

Area of work: 3D printed water purification kit

Stage of work:Abstract cleared

Role: Co-guide