Jagannathan Thirumalai

SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur, India

Jagannathan Thirumalai received his Ph.D. from Alagappa University, Karaikudi in 2010 and was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea, in 2013. He was an assistant professor of physics at B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, India from 2011 to 2016. Currently, he is a Senior Assistant Professor and Head of the Physics Department, at SASTRA Deemed University, Kumbakonam (T.N.), India. His research interests focus on luminescence, self-assembled nanomaterials, thin film optoelectronic devices, and spintronics applications. He has published more than 65 SCOPUS/SCI-indexed papers and ten book chapters and has edited seven books, six for IntechOpen. His research activities are funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of India.

Jagannathan Thirumalai

7books edited

11chapters authored

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This book provides a detailed overview of recent advances in the captivating world of quantum dots and outlines some possible imminent new directions for this important field. A variety of advanced techniques is rapidly developing in the application of quantum dots to solar photovoltaics, LEDs, quantum computing (qubits) and different biological spheres. The book presents, discusses and compares devices based on state-of-the-art structures, incipient material and new physical effects. Improved efficiency and reliability in these fields are already pointing the way to next-generation devices, especially in the nano regime. This book is addressed to students and scientists working in the field of quantum dots and progressive technologies.

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