Ali Hossain Khan
    Ramanujan Fellow
    Chemical and Biological Sciences, SNBNCBS

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08 (extn: 376)

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., IACS, University of Calcutta (2014)

Professional Background:

  • Research Associate, IACS, Kolkata (August 2014 - January 2015)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy (February 2015 - January 2018)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, (January 2018 - January 2021)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, (January 2021 - March 2021)

  • Ramanujan Fellow, Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali, Punjab (April 2021 - October 2021)

  • Ramanujan Fellow, CBMS, SNBNCB (November 2021 - Present)

Important awards and fellowships

  • Ramanujan Fellowship 2021, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, India
  • Malhotra Weikfield Foundation NanoScience Fellowship Award for the year 2013 in Bangalore INDIA NAN
















Main area of work:

  • Optical nanomaterials synthesis: developing new synthetic approaches to create novel functional nanomaterials like quantum dots, 2D nanoplatelets, hetero-nanostructure.
  • Structural, surface, optical and optoelectronic property study.
  • Applications of nanomaterials in photonic devices: light emitting diodes (LEDs), luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs), luminescence-based sensors.

Significant Recent Publications: 

  • Exciton Binding Energy in CdSe Nanoplatelets Measured by One- and Two-Photon Absorption. Nano Lett. 10525-10531, 21, 2021.
  • Van Hove Singularities and Trap States in Two-Dimensional CdSe Nanoplatelets. Nano Lett. 1702-1708, 21, 2021
  • CdSe/CdS/CdTe Core/Barrier/Crown Nanoplatelets: Synthesis, Optoelectronic Properties and Multi-Photon Fluorescence Upconversion. ACS Nano 4206-4215, 14, 2020.
  • Preferred Growth Direction by PbS Nanoplatelets Preserves Perovskite Infrared Light Harvesting for Stable, Reproducible, and Efficient Solar Cells. Adv. Energy Mater. 2002422 (1-9), 2020.
  • Electrical control of single-photon emission in highly-charged individual colloidal quantum dots. Science Advances eabb1821, 6, 2020















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