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VENKATA KRISHNAIAH

Phone: (418) 656-2131

Professional background:


  • Post-doctoral fellow at Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, in collaboration with the CERCP/COPL, Université Laval, Québec, since February 2014
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 2010-2013
  • Master’s degree in Physics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 2006-2008
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur, India, 2004-2006
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur, India, 2001-2004

 

Research Fields:


  • Synthesis and characterization of glasses, glass-ceramics and nanocrystals.
  • Up and down conversion materials for improving the efficiency of c-Si solar cells
  • Visible and near infra-red waveguide lasers and amplifiers8
  • Materials for white light emitting diodes
  • Materials characterization (DSC, DTA, TMA, XRD, FTIR, Raman, SEM, UV-Visible-NIR, Steady state and time resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy)

 

Current projects:


  • Nanocrystalline doped glasses and thin films as well for laser cooling
  • High purity Er3+-doped tellurite glass for solar cell applications
  • High purity Er3+-doped tellurite glass for waveguide amplifiers
  •  Lead-bismuthate glasses for near infra-red transmission and nonlinear applications

 

 

 

 



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