Devinder Singh

Amity School of Applied Sciences, Amity University

Dr. Devinder Singh is currently working as an assistant professor in the Amity School of Applied Sciences, Amity University, Lucknow, India. He is a specialist in Expt. Condensed Matter Physics/Materials Science with a Ph.D. from the Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U), Varanasi, India; a post-doctorate degree from Stockholm University, Sweden and then work experience as a DST Inspire Faculty at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has contributed over 37 peer-reviewed international research publications and authored four book chapters, two book articles and one book. His research work has been selected for talks and discussions in several premier international and national conferences. He has mentored graduate, postgraduate and PhD students. He has been the recipient of several prestigious international/national fellowships and awards such as the Seal of Excellence from European Commission, DST Inspire Faculty Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship etc. He has strong research professional skills in nanomaterials, alloys, structure-property correlations, electron microscopy and metal physics.

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In the quantitative determination of new structures, micro-/nano-crystalline materials pose significant challenges. The different properties of materials are structure-dependent. Traditionally, X-ray crystallography has been used for the analysis of these materials. Electron diffraction is a technique that complements other techniques; for example, single crystal X-ray diffraction and powder X-ray diffraction for determination of structure. Electron diffraction plays a very important role when crystals are very small using single crystal X-ray diffraction or very complex for structure solution by powder X-ray diffraction. With the introduction of advanced methodologies, important methods for crystal structural analysis in the field of electron crystallography have been discovered, such as rotation electron diffraction (RED) and automated electron diffraction tomography (ADT). In recent years, large numbers of crystal structures have been solved using electron crystallography.

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