Number of projects completed/ongoing as Principal Investigator /Co-Investigator



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Name of Funding Agency

Project Title

Duration/Status

Principal Investigator (PI) / Co-PI

1
Third World Academy of Sciences, Italy Preparation of High Jc Materials of  Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductors
Oct. 1997 -  March 1999
PI
2
Inter-University Consortium of DAE Facilities, Mumbai Neutron Diffraction Studies on Ca-(Cu1-xMnx)-O Compounds.
March 2001-March 2003
PI
3
Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Study of Colossal Magneto-Resistivity on Pyrochlore Structure based Materials
March 2003 to March 2006
PI
4
UGC-DAE Facilities for Collaborative Scientific Research Study of Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties in (La0.85Ag0.15)-Mn-O and La(Mn1-x CuxO3 by Neutron Diffraction
Jan. 2006 to Dec. 2008
PI
5
Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Investigations on Magnetic Properties of Selected Novel Magnetic Materials
Oct. 2007 to Oct. 2010
Co-PI
6
UGC-DAE CSR, Mumbai Neutron Powder Diffraction Studies in Charge Ordered and Double Exchange Ferromagnetic Samples of Nd-Mn-O Series
Jan2010 - Dec 2011
PI
7 BRNS, Mumbai Magnetic Properties of SnO2 based Nanocrystalline Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Jul. 2010-Oct. 2013 PI
8 DST, New Delhi Critical Behaviour Studies in SnO2 based Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Oct. 2011-Oct. 2014 PI
9 CSIR, New Delhi Fe Doped In2O3Thin Films: Growth Optimizaiton and Investigation of Electrical Transport, Magnetic and Optical Properties for SpintronicApplications Nov. 2012 - Nov.2015 PI
10 UGC-DAE-CSR Neutron Diffraction studies in Transition element doped LaCrO3 Jan 2014 - Jan.2015 PI

 

Experimental Facilities in the Low Temperature Laboratory :



·        Four probe electrical resistivity set up for measurements down to 15 K.

·        Magneto-resistivity set up for measurements down to 15 K and field variation upto 1.5T.

·        Indigenously developed AC Susceptibility set up (down to 15 K).

·        Indigenously developed Low field (a few Oe) M-H loop set up (down to 77K).

·        Material preparation facilities using solid state route.

Major Equipment in Low Temperature Laboratory :


·         Closed Cycle Helium Refrigerator cryostats

·         10 Electro-Magnet (1.5 T for 2.5 air gap with 3 tapered pole dia.)

·         Hot Press  Furnace (cap. 20 ton load, max. operating temperature 1000oC)

·         RF Sputtering System for Thin Film Deposition

 

Major Relevant Equipment in the Department and at Central Insturements Facility:


    • X-ray Diffractometer
    • Arc Melting Furnace
    • Vibrating Sample Magnetometer.
     
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