Publications2018-11-05T10:58:44+00:00

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

33) Kanika Arora, Neeraj Goel, Mahesh Kumar and Mukesh Kumar
Ultrahigh Performance of Self-Powered β-Ga2O3 Thin Film Solar-Blind Photodetector Grown on Cost-Effective Si Substrate Using High Temperature Seed Layer
ACS Photonics, 2018, 5 (6), pp 2391–2401 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00174

32) Abhay V Agrawal, Naveen Kumar, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Alex Zakhidov, Christopher Manspeaker, Zhuan Zhu, FC Robles Hernandez, Jiming Bao, Mukesh Kumar
Controlled Growth of MoS2 Flakes from in-Plane to Edge-Enriched 3D Network and Their Surface-Energy Studies
ACS Applied, Nano Materials, 1 (5) (2018), 2356-2367 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b00467

31) Saravanan Rajamani, Kanika Arora, Anton Konakov, Alexey Belov, Dmitry Korolev, Alyona Nikolskaya, Alexey Mikhaylov, Sergey Surodin, Ruslan Kryukov,Dmitry Nikolitchev
Deep UV narrow-band photodetector based on ion beam synthesized indium oxide quantum dots in Al2O3 matrix
Nanotechnology, 29 (2018) 305603 https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aabfaf

30) ABHAY V. AGRAWAL, Rahul Kumar, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Alex Zakhidov, Guang Yang, Jiming Bao, Mahesh Kumar and Mukesh Kumar
Photo-activated mixed in-plane and edge-enriched p-type MoS2 flakes based NO2 sensor working at Room temperature
ACS Sens., Just Accepted Manuscript https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acssensors.8b00146?mi=aayia761&af=R&AllField=nano&target=default&targetTab=std

29) Saravanan Rajamani, Kanika Arora, Alexey Belov, Dmitriy Korolev, Alyona Nikolskaya, Yury Usov, Dmitry Pavlov, Alexey Mikhaylov, David Tetelbaum, Mukesh Kumar and Mahesh Kumar
Enhanced Solar-blind Photodetection Performance of Encapsulated Ga2O3 Nanocrystals in Al2O3 Matrix
IEEE Sensors, (2018) 2821562 https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2018.2821562

28) Kulwinder Kaur, Mohit Sood, Naveen Kumar, Heydar Honaryar Nazari, Ganesh Sainadh Gudavalli, Tara P. Dhakal and Mukesh Kumar
Critical role of Zn/Sn ratio to enhance Cu-Zn-Sn-S solar cell efficiency by suppressing detrimental Cu2-xS secondary phase
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 179 (2018) 22-30 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.02.005

27) Naveen Kumar, Ashish Dubey, BehzadBahrami, S. Venkatesan, QiquanQiao, Mukesh Kumar
Origin of high carrier mobility and low residual stress in RF superimposed DC sputtered Al doped ZnO thin film for next generation flexible devices
Applied Surface Science 436 (2018) 477-485 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.11.274

26) A. V. Agarwal, R. Kumar, S. Venkatesan, A. Zakhidov, Z. Zhu, J. Bao, Mahesh Kumar and Mukesh Kumar
Fast detection and low power hydrogen sensor using edge-oriented vertically aligned 3-D network of MoS2 flakes at room temperature
Applied Physics Letters, 2017, 111, 093102 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5000825

25) Kulwinder Kaur, Naveen Kumar and Mukesh Kumar
Strategic review of interface carrier recombination in earth abundant Cu–Zn–Sn–S–Se solar cells: current challenges and future prospects
Journal of Materials Chemistry A2017, 5, 3069-3090 https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA10543B

24) P.F. Ndione, A. Zakutayev, Mukesh Kumar, C.E. Packard, J. J. Berry, J. D. Perkins and D. S. Ginley
Tuning the physical properties of amorphous In–Zn–Sn–O thin films using combinatorial sputtering
MRS Communications 2016, 6, 360-366 https://doi.org/10.1557/mrc.2016.57

23) A. Dubey, N. Kantack, N. Adhikari, K. M. Reza, S. Venkatesan, Mukesh Kumar, D. Khatiwada, S. Darling and Q. Qiao
Room temperature, air crystallized perovskite film for high performance solar cells
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016,4, 10231-10240 https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA02918C

22) Naveen Kumar, T. M. Wilkinson, C. E. Packard, Mukesh Kumar
Design of low surface roughness-low residual stress-high optoelectronic merit a-IZO thin films for flexible OLEDs
Journal of Applied Physics 2016, 119, 225303 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4953212

21) A. Dubey, N. Adhikari, S. Venkatesan, S. Gu, D. Khatiwada, Q. Wang, L. Mohammad, Mukesh Kumar, Q. Qiao
Shelf life stability comparison in air for solution processed pristine PDPP3T polymer and doped spiro-OMeTAD as hole transport layer for perovskite solar cell
Data in Brief, 2016, 7, 139 https://doi.org/1016/j.dib.2016.02.021

20) Mukesh Kumar, A. Dubey, N. Adhikari, S. Venkatesan and Q. Qiao
Strategic review of secondary phases, defects and defect-complexes in kesterite CZTS–Se solar cells
Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 3134 https://doi.org/10.1039/C5EE02153G

19) Mukesh Kumar, A. Dubey, K. Mamun Reza, N. Adhikari, Q. Qiao and V.Bommisetty
Origin of photogenerated carrier recombination at the metal–active layer interface in polymer solar cells
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015, 17, 27690 https://doi.org/10.1039/C5CP04831A

18) A.Dubey, N. Adhikari, S. Venkatesan, S. Gu, D. Khatiwada, Q. Wang, L. Mohammada,Mukesh Kumar, Q. Qiao
Solution processed pristine PDPP3T polymer as hole transport layer for efficient perovskite solar cells with slower degradation
Solar Energy Materials Solar cells, 2015, 145, 193 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2015.10.008

17) N. Adhikari,A. Dubey,D. Khatiwada,A. F. Mitul,Q. Wang,S. Venkatesan,A. Iefanova,J. Zai,X. Qian,Mukesh Kumar and QiquanQiao
Interfacial Study To Suppress Charge Carrier Recombination for High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells
ACS Applied Surface & Interface, 2015, 7, 26445 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2015.10.008

16) D. R. Diercks, M. Musselman, A. Morgenstern, T. Wilson, Mukesh Kumar, K. Smith, M. Kawase, B. P. Gorman, M. Eberhart, and C. E. Packard
Evidence for Anisotropic Mechanical Behavior and Nanoscale Chemical Heterogeneity in Cycled LiCoO2
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2014, 161, F3039 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b09797

15) Mukesh Kumar, T. Gennett, J. J. Berry, J. D. Perkins, D. S. Ginley and C. E. Packard
Optimized low residual stress and high electrical conductivity in amorphous indium zinc oxide films
Appl. Surf. Sci.2013, 283, 65 https://doi.org/1149/2.0071411jes

14) P. Dutta, Mukesh Kumar, Monika Rathi, S. P. Ahrenkiel, S. Paul, D. Galipeau and V. Bommisetty
Mechanism of the enhancement of electrical conductivity of nanocrystalline silicon due to hydrogen plasma treatment
J. NanoSci. Nanotech. (Accepted, April 26 2013) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.06.019

13) Ashish Karn, Mukesh Kumar, V N Singh, B R Mehta, S Aravindan and J P Singh
Growth of indium oxide and zinc doped indium oxide nanostructures
Chem. Vap. Deposition, 2012, 18, 295 https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2013.7783

12) Mukesh Kumar, Pavel Dutta and Venkat Bommisetty
Enhanced Open Circuit Voltage in Aluminum Confined Post-Annealing of poly(3-hexylthiophene)/fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells under Electric Field
Mater. Res. Sco. Symp. Proc.2012, 1390 https://doi.org/1002/cvde.201207001

11) P. Dutta, Mukesh Kumar, M. Rathi, P. Ahrenkiel, D. Galipeau, V. Bommisetty
Effect of active layer morphology on recombination mechanism in polymer: fullereneorganic bulk heterojunction solar cells
Mater. Res. Sco. Symp. Proc.2012, 1390 https://doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.722

10) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, B. R. Mehta, N. Koratkar and J. P. Singh
Electron beam induced real time rocket-type propulsion effect in indium metal filled indium oxide nanotubes
Materials Letter 2012, 68, 47 https://doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.773

9) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, B. R. Mehta and J. P. Singh
Tunable growth of indium oxide from nanoflute to indium filled nanotubes
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012, 116, 5450 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2011.10.023

8) P. Dutta, Y. Xie, Mukesh Kumar, M. Rathi, Phil Ahrenkiel, D.Galipeau, Q.Qiao and V.Bommisetty
Connecting Physical Properties of Spin-Casting Solvents with Morphology, Nanoscale Charge Transport, and device Performance of Poly(3-hexylethiophene):Phenyl-C61-Butyric Acide Ester Methyl Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
J. Photon. Energy2011, 1, 11124 https://doi.org/1021/jp211658a

7) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, J. P. Singh and B. R. Mehta
Retardation of liquid indium flow in indium oxide nanotubes
Journal of Physics Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 2891 https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3662467

6) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, J. P. Singh and B. R. Mehta
The role of stoichiometry of indium and oxygen on gas sensing properties of indium oxide nanostructures
Applied Physics Letter2010, 96, 123114 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3371717

5) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, B. R. Mehta and J. P. Singh
Tunable synthesis of indium oxide octahedrons, nanowires and tubular nanoarrow structures under oxidizing and reducing ambient
Nanotechnology2009, 20, 235608 https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/20/23/235608

4) Mukesh Kumar, R. Chatterjee, S. Milikisiyants, A. Kanjilal, M. Voelskow, D. Grambole, K. V. Lakshmi and J. P. Singh
Investigating the role of hydrogen in indium oxide tubular nanostructures as a donor or oxygen vacancy passivation center
Applied PhysicsLetters2009, 95, 13102 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3159786

3) Mukesh Kumar, V. N. Singh, F. Singh, K. V. Lakshmi, B. R. Mehta and J. P. Singh
On the origin of photoluminescence in indium oxide octahedron structures
Applied Physics Letters2008, 92, 171907 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2910501

2) Mukesh Kumar, P. G. Ganesan, V. N. Singh, B. R. Mehta and J. P. Singh
Nanoparticle formation by swift heavy ion irradiation of indium oxide thin film
Nanotechnology, 2008, 19, 175606 https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/19/17/175606

1) A. M. Munshi, V. N. Singh, Mukesh Kumar and J. P. Singh
Effect of nanoparticle size on sessile droplet contact angle
Journal of Applied Physics2008, 103, 084315 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2912464