Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, INDIA
Ph.D. in Physics, 2004, Area of Specialization: Organic Thin Films.
M.Sc. in Physics, 1998, Area of Specialization: Electronics.
AWARDS and HONORS
Mahatma Gandhi University Junior Research Fellowship, 2000-2003.
Indo-US Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship from UGC New Delhi 2012-2013.
Assistant Professor (Research) : MINT Lab, Dept. of Electronics Engg., Dongguk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 2009 – August 2010 (research adviser : Dr. J. K. Rhee).
Visiting Scientist :Thin Films Lab, School of Pure and Applied Physics (SPAP), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, INDIA, May 2008 – January 2009 (research adviser : Dr. C. S. Menon/Dr. Shaji V) .
Postdoctoral Researcher : Thin Films Lab, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), KOREA, April 2006 – Feb 2008 (research adviser: Dr. C. S. Yoon, research collaborator: Dr. Taek Ahn, KRICT, KOREA).
Research Associate : Dept. of Metallurgy & Materials Science Engg., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, INDIA, April 2005 – December 2006 (research adviser: Dr. Raman Sreenivasa).
Junior Research Fellow : School of Pure and Applied Physics (SPAP), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, INDIA, Jan 2000 – March 2005 (research adviser: Dr. C. S. Menon).
Highly self-motivated Researcher with demonstrated research expertise fabricating thin film devices. Strong interpersonal skills. Clean Room experience.
Experimental techniques: Probe-station & Photovoltaic measurements, UHV Thermal evaporation, E-beam Evaporation.
Rich experience in designing and realizing multi layer thin film devices .
Additonal experience in photo lithography, AFM.
“Optical studies of manganese phthalocyanine thin films” K.R.Rajesh, C.S.Menon, Materials Letters, 51 (2001) 266.
“Estimation of the refractive index and dielectric constants of magnesium phthalocyanine thin films from its optical studies” K.R.Rajesh, C.S.Menon, Materials Letters, 53 (2002) 329.
“Organic schottky diodes using MgPc-Study of oxygen absorption and post deposition annealing” Rajesh.K.R, C.S.Menon, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 20 (2005) 464.
“Investigation of electrical characteristics of schottky diodes using MnPc and MnPcCl” Rajesh K. R and C. S. Menon, J. Mat. Science. Vol. 40, No.5 (2005)1115.
“D.C electrical and optical properties of vacuum deposited organic semiconductor FePcCl thin films” Rajesh. K. R and C. S. Menon, Can.J. Physics / Rev.can.phys, 83 (11) (2005) 1151.
“Electrical and optical properties of vacuum deposited MnPc thin films” Rajesh. K. R and C. S. Menon, The European Physical Journal B, 47 (2005) 171.
“Determination of conduction parameters of vacuum deposited magnesium phthalocyanine thin films from their electrical, optical studies and application of VRH model" Rajesh. K. R. and C. S. Menon, Journal of Non-Cryst. Solids, 351 (2005) 2414.
"Electrical and optical properties of vacuum deposited ZnPc and CoPc thin films and application of VRH model". K.R.Rajesh, C.S.Menon, Ind. J. of Pure and Appl. Phys, 43 (2005) 964.
“Study on the device characteristics of FePc and FePcCl organic thin film Schottky diodes : Influence of oxygen and post deposition annealing”. Rajesh. K. R and C. S. Menon, Journal of Non-Cryst. Solids, 353 (2007) 398 .
“Determination of electrical and solar cell parameters of FTO/CuPc/Al Schottky devices”. Rajesh. K. R, Shaji Varghese and C. S. Menon, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 68 (2007) 556 .
“Large current peak-to-valley ratio observed in CdSe quantum dot/MEH-PPV based nanocomposite heterostructure”. V. Kannan, K.R. Rajesh, M.R. Kim, Y.S. Chae and J.K. Rhee, Appl. Phys. A., DOI 10.1007/s00339-010-6162-6.
“High Mobility Polymer Gated Organic Field Effect Transistor Using Zinc Phthalocyanine”. K.R. Rajesh, V. Kannan, M.R. Kim, Y.S. Chae and J.K. Rhee, Bulletin of Material Science (In press).
“Spectroscopic and electronic properties of vacuum deposited iron phthalocyanine chloride (C32H16N8FeCl) thin films” . K.R.Rajesh, C.S.Menon, International Conference On Advances In Polymer Blends, Composites, Ipns And Gels: Macro To Nano Scales (ICBC 2005) March, 2005, Kottayam, India.
“Electrical properties of Schottky diodes using FePcCl thin films” K.R Rajesh, C.S.Menon International Conference on Optoelectronic Materials and Thin films for Advanced Technology (OMTAT 2005) October 2005, Cochin, India.
“All organic photomemory device with High efficiency” Kallarakkal .R. Rajesh, Sung Hak Bae, In Ho Yoon and C. S. Yoon Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion (OMD) Topical Meeting Optical Society of America, Sept. 16-19, 2007, San Jose, California, United States.