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Dr. Amarnath R. Allu

Glass Division
Fuel Cell & Battery Division
Phone: +91-33-23223421
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: aareddy@cgcri.res.in

M.Sc. (Physics), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
PhD (Materials Science and Engineering), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Dr. Allu joined CSIR-CGCRI on 26th April, 2016

Research Interest
  • Development and production of special/new functional glasses and glass-ceramics for photonic, energy and biomedical applications

Professional Career
S. NoDesignationsOrganisationDuration
Project Assistant Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 2008 – Nov 2010
Project Assistant University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal Feb 2011 – Jun 2011
Visiting scholar CSIC-Campus de Cantoblanco, Spain Sep 2013 – Dec 2013
Visiting scholar Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany Apr 2014 – July 2014
Post-doc University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France Jan 2015 – Nov 2015
Visiting scholar Budapest Neutron Centre, Budapest, Hungary Feb 2015 – Feb 2015
Scientist Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, CSIR, Kolkata, India Apr 2016- till date

  • A project proposal titled “Self-healing glass/glass-ceramic seals for solid oxide fuel cells” has been granted with rank-2 by JECS trust – Frontier of research -2012 (No: 201242-2).
  • PhD grant was received from Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
  • My article titled “Bi-layer glass-ceramic sealant for solid oxide fuel cells”, published in Journal of European ceramic society, has been recognized as a key Scientific Article contributing to the excellence in Energy research by Renewable Energy Global Innovations

Summary: Total 27
Selected Papers:
  1. Influence of strontium oxide on structural transformations in diopside-based glass-ceramics assessed by diverse structural tools. A. R. Allu, et al., The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 11482-11492.
  2. Bi-layer glass-ceramic sealant for solid oxide fuel cells. A. R. Allu, et al., Journal of European Ceramic Society 34 (2014) 1449–1455.
  3. Thermal and mechanical stability of lanthanide–containing glass–ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cells. A. R. Allu, et al., Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2 (2014) 1834-1846.
  4. Melilite glass–ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cells: effects of ZrO2 additions assessed by microscopy, diffraction and solid state NMR. A. R. Allu, et al., Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 (2013) 6471–6480.
  5. Influence of the annealing temperatures on the photoluminescence of KCaBO3:Eu3+ phosphor. A. R. Allu et al., RSC Advances 2 (2012) 8768–8776.
Book Chapter: Total 1
G. Vijaya Prakash, S. Surendra Babu and A. R. Allu (2011).
Optical Amplifiers from Rare-Earth Co-Doped Glass Waveguides,
Advances in Optical Amplifiers, Paul Urquhart (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-186-2, InTech.

Notable Research Contribution
  • Development of NASICON type phosphate based glasses for ultra wideband optical sources.
  • Development of pyroxene and melilite based silicate glass and glass-ceramic materials for their applications to use as a sealant material in solid oxide fuel cells.
  • A bilayer glass-ceramic sealant was developed.

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