Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

42) Abhay V. Agrawal, Kulwinder Kaur, Mukesh Kumar
Interfacial study of vertically aligned n-type MoS2 flakes heterojunction with p-type Cu-Zn-Sn-S for self-powered, fast and high performance broadband photodetector
Applied Surface Science (2020)

41) Naveen Kumar, A. H. Chowdhury, B. Bahrami, M. R.  Khan, Q. Qiao, Mukesh Kumar
Origin of enhanced carrier mobility and electrical conductivity in seed-layer assisted sputtered grown Al doped ZnO thin films
Thin Solid Films (2020)

40) Abhay V. Agrawal, R. Kumar, G. Yang, J. Bao, M. Kumar, Mukesh Kumar
Enhanced adsorption sites in monolayer MoS2 pyramid structures for highly sensitive and fast hydrogen sensor
Int. J. Hydrogen Energy (2020)

39)  Nisika , Kulwinder Kaur , Kanika Arora, Ashraful Haider Chowdhury, Behzad Bahrami , Qiquan Qiao, and Mukesh Kumar
Energy level alignment and nanoscale investigation of a-TiO2/Cu-Zn-Sn-S interface for alternative electron transport layer in earth abundant Cu-Zn-Sn-S solar cells
Journal of Applied Physics (2019)

38) Abhay V Agrawal and Mukesh Kumar
Enhance near infrared performance of n-type vertically aligned MoS2 flakes photodetector with active p-type CZTS electrodes
Materials Research Express (2019)

37) Rahul Kumar, Neeraj Goel , Abhay Vivek Agrawal, Ramesh Raliya, Saravanan Rajamani, Govind Gupta, Pratim Biswas , Mukesh Kumar, and Mahesh Kumar
Boosting Sensing Performance of Vacancy-Containing Vertically Aligned MoS2 Using rGO Particles
IEEE Sensors Journal (2019)

36) Naveen Kumar, Kanika Arora and Mukesh Kumar
High performance, flexible and room temperature grown amorphous Ga2O3 solar-blind photodetector with amorphous indium-zinc-oxide transparent conducting electrodes
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2019)

35) Naveen Kumar, Kanika Arora and Mukesh Kumar
Role of oxygen and boron to control the duality behavior and thermal stability in Boron doped amorphous indium-zinc-oxide thin films
Semiconductor Science and Technology (2019)

34) Kulwinder Kaur, Kanika Arora, Bahrami Behzad, Qiquan Qiao and Mukesh Kumar
Nanoscale Charge Transport and Local Surface Potential Distribution to Probe Defect Passivation in Ag Doped Cu2ZnSnS4 absorbing layer
Nanotechnology 30 (2019) 065706

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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