Dept. > Physics > Teaching StaffDr. Ann Mary K A, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Address:

Kakkassery House

Market Road

P O Mattom

Thrissur– 680602

Contact Nos:

9447768172

Email:

ancyk06@gmail.com

Education:       
  • Phd in Physics, May 2015

      Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  • Master’s Degree in Physics, 2010. CGPA=7.92/10

    Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, 2008, 95.9%

   University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

Awards 
  • Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Research fellowship 2010 in Physical Science.
  • Best Paper Award for oral presentation in National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Nonlinear Optical Materials and Characterization", 2010 at S.H College, Chalakudy, Kerala, India.
  • Second prize in poster presentation in the Indo - German conference on Laser Applications and Nanoscience, 2013, Trivandrum, India
  • Best paper award winner in Physical Science in 26th Kerala Science Congress, Wayanad, India, 28-31 January 2014.
  • Best presentation award in inter collegiate Project presentation competition at NSS college changanassery, Kottayam, India.
  • Best paper award winner in Scientia- 2015, Sree Krishna College, Guruvayoor, Kerala, India.
Research interests:   
  • Nanomaterials, Nonlinear Optics, Biophotonics, Carbon dioxide capture and Storage.
Thesis:

Synthesis and Nonlinear Optical Characterization of Certain Chalcogen Based Nanostructures

Research Experience

Research Scholar (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India, March 2011 to March 2015)

Visiting Student (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India, April 2010 – March 2011)

Summer Research Fellow (JNCASR, Bangalore, India, during 2008 April-May)

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Projects KSCSTE Best paper award project - CuS Quantum Dots  for optical limiting and Photovoltaic Application – 2015, amount 100000/-
Positions Held            :
  • Visiting Fellow (JNCASR, Bangalore, India – 2016 to 2017)
  • Research Scholar (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, 2011 to 2015)
  • Visiting Student (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India, 2010 –2011)
  • Summer Research Fellow (JNCASR, Bangalore, India, 2008)
Awards
  • Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Research fellowship 2010 in Physical Science.
  • Best Paper Award for oral presentation in National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Nonlinear Optical Materials and Characterization", 2010 at S.H College, Chalakudy, Kerala, India.
  • Second prize in poster presentation in the Indo - German conference on Laser Applications and Nanoscience, 2013, Trivandrum, India
  • Best paper award winner in Physical Science in 26th Kerala Science Congress, Wayanad, India, 28-31 January 2014.
  • Best presentation award in inter collegiate Project presentation competition at NSS college changanassery, Kottayam, India.
  • Best paper award winner in Scientia- 2015, Sree Krishna College, Guruvayoor, Kerala, India.
Publications:

 

  1. Ann Mary K. Aippunny, Sajna M. Shamsudeen, Prakashan Valparambil, Siby Mathew, Unnikrishnan N. Vishwambharan, “Freestanding Ag2S/CuS PVA films with improved dielectricproperties for organic electronics” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., (2016) 133, 43568.
  2. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, “Defects related emission and nanosecond optical power limiting in CuS quantum dots” Physica E, (2015) 74 151.
  3. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, “Cubic to amorphous transformation of Se in silica with improved ultrafast optical nonlinearity”, RSC Advances, (2015) 5 1403.
  4. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, ”One-Pot Synthesis of Silica-Hybridized Ag2S-CuS Nanocomposites with Tunable Nonlinear Optical Properties”, Mater. Res. Bull, (2015) 70 321.
  5. K. A Ann Mary, E J Sonia Mary, Viji Vidyadharan, Reji Philip, N.V Unnikrishnan, “Thermo-optic nonlinearity of the laser dye LDS 867 under low power CW laser excitation” IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering (2015) 73 012055
  6. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, “Role of surface states and defects in the ultrafast nonlinear optical properties of CuS quantum dots”, APL Mater. (2014) 2 076104.
  7. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, Ultrafast optical nonlinearity in nanostructured selenium allotropes, Che.Phy.lett. (2013) 588 136.
  8.  Sajna M S, Viji Vidyadharan, Ann Mary K A, P R Biju and N V Unnikrishnan, Structural and Spectroscopic studies of Eu3+/ZnO: Bi2O3-SiO2 matrices, (2015) 24, 1 -00.
  9. M. S Sajna, Sunil Thomas, K. A Ann Mary, Cyriac Joseph, P. R Biju, N. V Unnikrishnan, “Spectroscopic properties of Er3+ ions in multicomponent tellurite glasses,”J. Lumin. (2015) 159 55.
  10. Arun Kumar K V, Sunil Thomas, Ann Mary, Cyriac Joseph, Biju P R, Unnikrishnan N V “Dielectric and ac conductivity studies of ZnO/Eu3+: titanosilicate matrix” AIP conf Proc. (2014) 1576 209.
  11. Karthika S, Ann Mary, Sunil Thomas, Cyriac Joseph, Unnikrishnan N V “Structural and spectroscopic studies of Sm3+/CdS nanocrystallites in sol-gel TiO2 -ZrO2 matrix” J. Electron. Mater. (2014) 43 447.
  12. Karthika S, Ann Mary, Sunil Thomas, Cyriac Joseph, Unnikrishnan N V, “Structural and Optical Studies of Tb3+/CdSe Nanocrystallites Doped in Titania-Zirconia Matrices”, International Journal of Semiconductor Science & Technology, (2013) 4 11.
  13. K.A. Vishnumurthy, A. Vasudeva Adhikari, M.S. Sunitha, K.A. Ann Mary, Reji Philip,” Design and synthesis of a new thiophene based donor–acceptor type conjugated polymer with large third order nonlinear optical activity”, Synth. Met. (2011) 161 1699.
Paper presentations in Seminars, Conferences:
  1. Ann Mary K.A, Sonia Mary E.J, Reji Philip, Thermo-optical nonlinearity in the laser dye Styryl 8 and CuSO4 investigated by a low power laser beam National Seminar at S.H College, 2011 Chalakudy, Kerala
  2. K A Ann Mary, E J Sonia Mary, Viji Vidyadharan, Reji Philip, N.V Unnikrishnan Thermo-optic nonlinearity of the laser dye LDS 867 under low power CW laser excitation. ICMST 2012, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala.
  3. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, Synthesis and nonlinear optical properties of silica capped I-IV metal sulfides. Swadeshi Science Congress, 2013, Nov 6, Kottayam.
  4. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip Ultrafast optical nonlinearity in CuS nanocrystals. 26th Kerala Science Congress, Wayanad.
  5. Arun Kumar K V, Ann Mary K A, Biju P R and N V Unnikrishnan Luminencemence enhancement in Ag nanoparticles/Eu3+ : SiO2-TiO2 matrices, Presented at National Laser Symposium (NLS-20)
  6. Structural and Luminescence enhancement studies of Dy3+/Ag doped titanosilicate glasses, P Remya Mohan, Sunil Thomas, K V Arun Kumar, K A Ann Mary, Cyriac Joseph and N V Unnikrishnan, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Physics for Environmental Monitoring & Management (ETPEMM-12)17-19, December 2012. Punjabi University, Patiala
  7. Dielectric and ac conductivity studies of ZnO/Eu3+ : titanosilicate matrix, Arun Kumar K V, Sunil Thomas, Ann Mary, Cyriac Joseph, Biju P R and Unnikrishnan N V, 2nd International conference on Optoelectronic Materials and Thin films for Advanced Technology (OMTAT 2013), 3-5 January, Kochi
  8. K. A. Ann Mary, Sajna M.S, Sunil Thomas, N. V. Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, Synthesis of silica capped CuS and Ag2S nanoparticles and their nonlinear optical proeperties, Indo-German conference Dec 5- 7, 2013, Trivandrum.
  9. K. A Ann Mary, N. V Unnikrishnan, Reji Philip, One pot synthesis of silica capped I-VI metal sulfides and their nonlinear optical properties, NLS 22, Manipal.
Projects Sanctioned:

KSCSTE- Best Paper Award Scheme, Project title: CuS Quantum Dots for Optical Limiting and Photovoltaic Applications.  

Membership

Member of Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research (FLAIR), Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala

 

Updated on: 08 Sep 2014