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Dr. K. Annapurna
Senior Principal Scientist

Glass Science & Technology/Glass Division

Phone: +91-33-24733496 (Ex. 3344)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: annapurnak@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc. (MPC), Andhra University
M.Sc. (Physcis), Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Ph.D. (Physics), Sri Venkateswara University

Dr. Annapurna joined CGCRI on July 30, 1996

Research Interest
  • Materials Science and Technology with special reference to Exploration, development and production of special/New functional Glasses and transparent nano glass-ceramics for Opto-electronic and photonic applications.

Professional Career
Senior Research Fellow (CSIR), Dept. Phys., S. V. Univ., 1992-95
Research Associate (CSIR), Dept. Phys., S. V. Univ., 1995-96
Scientist IV(1)-(5), Central Glass & Ceramic Res. Inst., 1996-till date

  • R. L. Thakur Award for Young Scientists in Materials Science for the year 1998 from Ind. Ceram. Soc., Kolkata

Selected Publications
Summary: In SCI Journals: 72; In Conference Proceedings: 13 ;
Selected papers :
  1. A . D. Sontakke, Kaushik Biswas, R. Sen, K. Annapurna, J. OPT. SOC. AM. B 27 (2010) 2750
  2. A. D. Sontakke, K.Biswas, A. K. Mandal, K. Annapurna, J. FLUORESC., 20[1] (2010) 425.
  3. K.Biswas, A. D. Sontakke, J. Ghosh, K. Annapurna, J. AM CERAM. SOC., 93[4](2010) 1010.
  4. K.Annapurna, Maumita Das, P.Kundu, R.N.Dwivedi, S.Buddhudu, J.MOL.STRUCT.741 (2005)53.
  5. K Annapurna, RN Dwivedi & S Buddhudu, OPTICAL MATER. 13(4) (2000) 381.

Notable Research Contribution
Developed (i) Sm3+ doped filter glass for photonic application, (ii) Fe3+ doped phosphate glass as IR absorbing filter, (iii) (CdSSe)Te semiconductor micro-crystals incorporated glasses for IR transmitting filter glass . (iv) Indigenizing the process technology for speciality glass production

PhD Supervision
Summary: Ongoing (01 No.)
Research Topics: Spectroscopic and Energy transfer studies in rare earth doped glass and glass-ceramics for IR luminescence and visible upconversion applications

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