The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

Ramki Kalyanaraman

Ramki Kalyanaraman

Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

PhD, Materials Science and Engineering
North Carolina State University

Research Interests

  • Advanced functional materials
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Plasmonics and optics
  • Solar energy
  • Thin films

Selected Publications

R. Sachan, V. Ramos, A. Malasi, S. Yadavali, B. Bartley, H. Garcia, G. Duscher, and R. Kalyanaraman, Oxidation-resistant Ag nanostructures for ultrastable plasmonic applications, Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201204920, 2013

R . Sachan, C.M. Gonzalez, O. Dyck, Y. Wu, H. Garcia, P.D. Rack, G. Duscher, R. Kalyanaraman, Optical absorption enhancement within ultra-thin Si films by embedded silicide nanostructures, Nanomaterials and Energy, 2, 11-19, (2013).

H. Krishna, N. Shirato, S. Yadavali, R. Sachan, J. Strader, R. Kalyanaraman, Self-Organization of Nanoscale Multilayer Liquid Metal Films: Experiment and Theory, ACS Nano, 5, 470 - 476 (2011).

J. Trice, C. Favazza, D. Thomas, R. Kalyanaraman, R. Sureshkumar, Novel self-organization mechanism in ultrathin liquid films: theory and experiment, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 017802 (2008).

M. Vasudevan, E. Buse, D. Lu, H. Krishna, R. Kalyanaraman, A. Shen, B. Khomami, and R. Sureshkumar, Irreversible nanogel formation in surfactant solutions by microporous flow, Nature Materials, 9, 436 (2010).

J. Trice, D. Thomas, C. Favazza, R. Sureshkumar, and R. Kalyanaraman, Pulsed-laser-induced dewetting in nanoscopic metal films: Theory and experiments, Phys. Rev. B, 75, 235439 (2007).

H. Garcia, J. Trice, R. Kalyanaraman, and R. Sureshkumar, Self consistent determination of plasmonic resonances in ternary nanocomposites, Phys. Rev. B 75, 045439 (2007).

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Contact Information

Ramki Kalyanaraman
316 Ferris Hall
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2100

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