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Last five years publications

  1. S Akash, R Shwetharani, J Kusuma, R Geetha Balakrishna, Insights and future perspectives for constructing efficient electron pathways in photoanodes of QDSSCs, solar energy, 2021, 224, 650-665..
  2.  Sanjayan C.G., M.S. Jyothi, M. Sakar a, R Geetha Balakrishna Multidentate ligand approach for conjugation of perovskite quantum dots to biomolecules Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 603 (2021) 758–770
  3. S. Akhil, J. Kusuma, S. Akash, R. Geetha Balakrishna Perovskite-like ceramic hole transport material for quantum dot sensitized solar cells, Solar Energy 224 (2021) 355–360
  4. KV Yatish, R Mithun Prakash, C Ningaraju, M Sakar, R GeethaBalakrishna, HS Lalithamba, Terminalia chebula as a novel green source for the synthesis of copper oxide nanoparticles and as feedstock for biodiesel production and its application on diesel engine, Energy, 2021, 215, 119165.
  5. SN Manjunath, M Sakar, M Katapadi, RG Balakrishna, Recent case studies on the use of ozone to combat coronavirus: Problems and perspectives, Environment Technology and Innovation, 2021, 21, 101313.
  6. YN Teja, M Sakar, K Vinothkumar, R Geetha Balakrishna, Large scale synthesis of silane functionalized near-superhydrophobic aluminium hydroxide particles via facile surface grafting technique, Materials Today Communications, 26, 101744
  7. Rangaswamy Puttaswamy, Radha Nagaraj, Pranav Kulkarni, Hemanth Kumar Beere, Shrish Nath Upadhyay, R Geetha Balakrishna, Nataraj Sanna Kotrappanavar, Srimanta Pakhira, Debasis Ghosh, Constructing a High-Performance Aqueous Rechargeable Zinc-Ion Battery Cathode with Self-Assembled Mat-like Packing of Intertwined Ag (I) Pre-Inserted V3O7· H2O Microbelts with Reduced Graphene Oxide Core, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2021, 9, 3985-3995
  8. C Lavanya, J Kusuma, R Geetha Balakrishna, Pyrochlores: oxygen-rich moieties as ceramic fillers in uplifting the antifouling property and dye removal capacity of polymeric membranes, Separation and purification technology, 2021, 118946.
  9. RDAA Rajapaksha, CAN Fernando, RG Balakrishna, V Kumar, P See, An insight in photocurrent generation mechanism on Cu2O quantum dot sensitized Cu/p-CuI photo-electrochemical cell and efficient H2 generation at Cu/p-CuI/Cu2O electrolyte interface, Material Science and Engineering B, 2021, 270, 115250
  10. Kulkarni, B.; Alsaiari, M.;M S, J.;J, K.;Jalalah, M.;Harraz, F. A.; Balakrishna, R. G., Performance of functionalized 1T-MoS2 as composite counter electrode material for QDSSCs and its analogy with 2H-MoS2. Materials Research Bulletin 2021, 134, 111096.
  11. Vinothkumar, K.; Suvina, V.;Sakar, M.; Balakrishna, R. G., Fe-based metal organic frameworks for the simultaneous detection of multiple metal ions in aqueous medium by square wave voltammetry method. AIP Conference Proceedings 2020, 2265 (1), 030172.
  12. Yatish, K. V.;Lalithamba, H. S.;Sakar, M.;Balakrishna, G. R.;Omkaresh, B. R.; Arun, S. B., Parametric studies on the storage stability and aging effect of biodiesel treated with Eucalyptus oil as a cost-effective green-antioxidant additive. International Journal of Energy Research 2020, 44 (14), 11711-11724.
  13. Vishaka, H. V.; Jesna, G. K.;Altaf, P.;Sarina, K.; Geetha, B. R., Lattice constriction and trapped excitons: a structure–property relationship unveiled in CsPbBr3 perovskite QDs. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2020, 8 (47), 17090-17098.
  14. Teja, Y. N.; Sakar, M.;Vinothkumar, K.; Balakrishna, R. G., Large scale synthesis of silane functionalized near-superhydrophobic aluminium hydroxide particles via facile surface grafting technique. Materials Today Communications 2020, 101744.
  15. Jyothi, M. S.; Nagarajan, V.; Chandiramouli, R., Investigation on adsorption properties of HCN and ClCN blood agents on θ–phosphorene nanosheets – A first–principles insight. Chemical Physics 2020, 538, 110896.
  16. Jyothi, M. S.; Nagarajan, V.; Chandiramouli, R., Square-octagon arsenene nanosheet as chemical nanosensor for M-xylene and toluene - A DFT outlook. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 2020, 113088.
  17. Jesna George K, Vishaka V Halali, Sanjayan C. G., V. Suvina, M. Sakar and R. Geetha Balakrishna, Perovskite nanomaterials as optical and electrochemical sensors, Inorg. Chem. Front., :10.1039/d0qi00306a.
  18. Shwetharani R, Halali V Vishaka, Kusuma J, and R. Geetha Balakrishna, Green to Blue Light Emitting CsPbBr3 Perovskite by Ligand Exchange and its Encapsulation by TiO2 for Tandem Effect in Photovoltaic Applications, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 6, 6089–6098.
  19. Vishaka V. Halali, R Shwetha Rani, R Geetha Balakrishna, Srinivasa Budagumpi, Ultra-trace level chemosensing of uranyl ions; scuffle between electron and energy transfer from perovskite quantum dots to adsorbed uranyl ions, Microchemical Journal, 156, 2020, 104808
  20. Shwetharani R, Vignesh Nayak, Jyothi M S, R. Geetha Balarkrishna, Review on recent advances of core-shell structured lead halide perovskites quantum dots, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 834, 2020, 155246
  21. Thangavelu Kokulnathan, Tzyy-Jiann Wang, Elumalai Ashok Kumar, V. Suvina, and R. Geetha Balakrishna, Development of an Electrochemical Platform Based on Nanoplatelike Zirconium Phosphate for the Detection of Furazolidone ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 5, 4522–4529
  22. QDSSC J. Kusuma, R Geetha Balakrishna, Ceramic grains: Highly promising hole transport material for solid state, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 209, 2020, 110445
  23. J. Kusuma, S. Akash, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Transition metal nanohybrid as efficient and stable counter electrode for heterostructure quantum dot sensitized solar cells: A trial, Solar Energy 201 (2020) 674–681
  24. Vishaka V. Halali and R. Geetha Balakrishna, An expeditious method for the ultra-level chemosensing of uranyl ions, Anal. Methods, 12 (2020) 1070-1076
  25. V. Suvina, Thangavelu Kokulnathan, Tzyy-Jiann Wang, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Lanthanum cobaltite supported on graphene nanosheets for non-enzymatic electrochemical determination of catechol, Microchimica Acta (2020) 187:189
  26. J. Kusuma, R Geetha Balakrishna, Ceramic grains: Highly promising hole transport material for solid state QDSSC, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 209 (2020) 110445
  27. Christina MacLaughlin, Prashant V Kamat, Constance M Biegel, Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Emily Carter, Stacey F Bent, Shelley Minteer, Eline Hutter, Aleksandra Vojvodic, Stephanie Wunder, Emily Weiss, Esther Takeuchi, Jenny Pringle, Anita Ho-Baillie, R Geetha Balakrishna, Annamaria Petrozza, Christy Landes, Laura Herz, Lisa Utschig, Women Scientists at the Forefront of Energy Research, ACS Energy Lett. 5, 1, 282-289
  28. Vignesh Nayak, MS Jyothi, R Geetha Balakrishna, Mahesh Padaki, V Yu Zadorozhnyy, SD Kaloshkin, 4-aminophenyl sulfone (APS) as novel monomer in fabricating paper based TFC composite for forward osmosis: Selective layer optimization
  29. V Suvina, Thangavelu Kokulnathan, Tzyy-Jiann Wang, R Geetha Balakrishna, Unraveling the electrochemical properties of lanthanum cobaltite decorated halloysite nanotube nanocomposite: An advanced electrocatalyst for determination of flutamide in environmental samples, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 190, 1 2020, 110098
  30. Chandan Hunsur Ravikumar, R Shwetharani, R Geetha Balakrishna, Surface modified glass substrate for sensing E. coli using highly stable and luminescent CdSe/CdS core shell quantum dots, Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology 204 (2020) 111799
  31. C Lavanya, R Geetha Balakrishna, Naturally derived polysaccharides-modified PSF membranes: A potency in enriching the antifouling nature of membranes, Separation and Purification Technology, 230, 115887, (2019)
  32. J. Kusuma, H.R. Chandan, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Conjugated molecular bridges: A new direction to escalate linker assisted QDSSC performance, Solar Energy, 2019, 194, 74.
  33. B. Hemavathi, Jayadev V., Praveen C. Ramamurthy, Ranjith Krishna Pai, Narayanan Unni K. N., Ahipa T. N., Suraj Soman and R. Geetha Balakrishna, Variation of the donor and acceptor in D–A–p–Abased cyanopyridine dyes and its effect on dye sensitized solar cells, New J. Chem., 2019, 43, 15673.
  34. Pranav Kulkarni, Chepurthy Varnika, Beverly Low Ying Tong, Debasis Ghosh, Geetha Balakrishna, R.S. Rawat, S. Adams, M.V. Reddy, Investigating the role of precipitating agents on the electrochemical performance of MgCo2O4, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 851, 2019, 113403.
  35. Halali V. Vishaka, Manav Saxena, H.R. Chandan, Anupam Anand Ojha, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Paper based field deployable sensor for naked eye monitoring of copper (II) ions; elucidation of binding mechanism by DFT studies, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 223, 2019, 117291.
  36. Vishaka V. H.,  Manav Saxena,  Geetha Balakrishna R.,  Sachin Latiyan and  Shilpee Jain  , Remarkably selective biocompatible turn-on fluorescent probe for detection of Fe3+ in human blood samples and cells, RSC Adv., 2019,9, 27439-27448.
  37. Thangavelu KokulnathanV. Suvina,  Tzyy-Jiann Wang  and  R. Geetha Balakrishna, Synergistic design of a tin phosphate-entrapped graphene flake nanocomposite as an efficient catalyst for electrochemical determination of the antituberculosis drug isoniazid in biological samples. Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 1831-1841.
  38. Chandan, Hunsur Ravikumar; Manjunath, Ira Gowda; R Geetha Balakrishna. An “OFF-ON” Quantum dots- Graphene oxide Bioprobe for Sensitive Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Micrococcal Nuclease, Analyst, 2019, 144, 3999-4005 
  39. Pranav, K; Ghosh, D; Geetha Balakrishna, R; Rawat, R S; Adams, S; Reddy, M. V. Investigation of MnCo2O4/MWCNT composite as anode material for lithium ion battery, Ceramics International, 2019, 45, 10619–10625.
  40. Sakar, M; Mithun Prakash, R; Kiran Shinde; Geetha Balakrishna, R; Revisiting the materials and mechanism of metal oxynitrides for Photocatalysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019,
  41. Sakar, M; Chandan, H.R; Shwetharani, R; Graphene Paper-Based Electrochemical Sensors for Biomolecules, Micro and Nano Technologies, 2019, 297-320,
  42. Sakar, M; Geetha Balakrishna, R; Nataraj, S. K; Dibyendu Mondal. International Conference on Green Methods for Separation, Purification and Nanomaterials Synthesis (24-25th April 2018), 2019, 9 (3) 491-498
  43. Pratap, V; Pramoda, K; Uttam Gupta; Manjeet Chhetri; Geetha Balakrishna, R; Rao, C. N. R. Covalently Linked Heterostructures of Phosphorene with MoS2/ MoSe2 and Their Remarkable Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Activity, Applied materials and interfaces, 2019, 11(31), 27780-27787.
  44. Jyothi, M. S; Jagadeesha Angai, V; Kanakalakshmi, T. V; Mahesh Padaki, Geetha Balakrishna, R; Khantong Soontarapa. Magnetic Nanoparticles Impregnated, Cross-Linked, Porous Chitosan Microspheres for Efficient Adsorption of Methylene Blue from Pharmaceutical Waste Water, Journal of Polymers and the Environment 2019,
  45. Shwetharani, R; Geetha Balakrishna, R; One-Pot Synthesis of Flower like FeS2 as Counter Electrode for Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2019, 9, 594-598. 
  46. Brinda, K. N.; Achar, G.; Małecki, J. G.; Budagumpi, S.; Nagaraju, D. H.; Suvina, V.; Balakrishna, R. G., Glucose oxidase mimicking half–sandwich nickel(II) complexes of coumarin substituted N–heterocyclic carbenes as novel molecular electrocatalysts for ultrasensitive and selective determination of glucose. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2019, 134, 24-28.
  47. Hemavathi B, Akash S, Shanmukappagouda, Kusuma J Trupthi Devaiah C, Shwetharani R R. Geetha Balakrishna, AhipaT.N, New 2-methoxy-4,6-bis(4-(4-nitrostyryl)phenyl)nicotinonitrile: Synthesis, characterization and DSSC study, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 377,  2019, 75-79.
  48. R. Shwetharani, D.H. Nagaraju, R. Geetha Balakrishna, V. Suvina,  Hydrogenase Enzyme like Nanocatalysts FeS2 and FeSe2 for Molecular Hydrogen Evolution Reaction,  Materials Letters, 2019, 248, 39-42.
  49. Pranav Kulkarni, Debasis Ghosh, Geetha Balakrishna, R.S.Rawat, S.Adams, M.V.Reddy, Investigation of MnCo2O4/MWCNT composite as anode material for lithium ion battery Ceramic international, 2019, 45, 10619-25.
  50. Satyapriya Bhandari, Dibyendu Mondal,  S. K. Nataraj  and  R. Geetha Balakrishna Biomolecule-derived quantum dots for sustainable optoelectronics, Nanoscale Adv., 2019,1, 913-936.
  51.  Hemavathi, B.; Jagadish, K.; Ahipa, T. N.; Balakrishna, R. G., Fabrication of TiO2/poly (3-Cyanopyridine-fluorene) hybrid nanocomposite as electron transport layer for dye sensitized solar cell. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2019, 838, 136-141.
  52. Yadav, S.; Soontarapa, K.; M.S, J.; Padaki, M.; Balakrishna, R. G.; Lai, J.-Y., Supplementing multi-functional groups to polysulfone membranes using Azadirachta indica leaves powder for effective and highly selective acid recovery. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2019, 369, 1-8.
  53. R Shwetharani, Sakar Mohan,  C. A. N. Fernando,  Vassilios Binas  and R Geetha Balakrishna*, Recent Advances and Strategies Applied to Tailor Energy levels, Active Sites and Electron Mobility in Titania and its Doped/Composite Analogues for Hydrogen Evolution in Sunlight, Catalysis Science Technology, 2019, 9, 12-46.
  54. C. Lavanyaa , R. Geetha Balakrishna, Khantong Soontarapab, Mahesh S. Padaki, "Fouling resistant functional blend membrane for removal of organic matter and heavy metal ions Fouling resistant functional blend membrane for removal of organic matter and heavy metal ions ", Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 232, 372-381.
  55. C. Lavanya, Khantong Soontarapab, M.S. Jyothia, R. Geetha Balakrishna “Environmental friendly and cost effective caramel for congo red removal, high flux, and fouling resistance of polysulfone membranes” Separation and purification technology, 2019, 211, 348-358.
  56. Hemavathi, B.; Jayadev, V.; Pradhan, S. C.; Gokul, G.; Jagadish, K.; Chandrashekara, G. K.; Ramamurthy, P. C.; Pai, R. K.; Narayanan Unni, K. N.; Ahipa, T. N.; Soman, S.; Geetha Balakrishna, R., Aggregation induced light harvesting of molecularly engineered D-A-π-A carbazole dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Solar Energy 2018, 174, 1085-1096.
  57. Hemavathi, B.; Kesavan, A. V.; Chandrashekara, G. K.; Ramamurthy, P. C.; Pai, R. K.; Ahipa, T. N.; Geetha Balakrishna, R., Polycondensation of thiophene-flanked cyanopyridine and carbazole via direct arylation polymerization for solar cell application. Reactive and Functional Polymers 2018, 133, 1-8.
  58. V.Suvina,S, MuraliKrishna, D.H.Nagaraju, J.S.Melo, R. Geetha Balakrishna," Polypyrrole-reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite hydrogels: A promising electrode material for the simultaneous detection of multiple heavy metal ions", Materials Letters, 2018, 232, 209-212.
  59. Manjunatha K, Koley TS, Kandathil V, Geetha Balakrishna et al., Magnetic nanoparticle‐tethered Schiff base–palladium(II): Highly active and reusable heterogeneous catalyst for Suzuki–Miyaura cross‐coupling and reduction of nitroarenes in aqueous medium at room temperature. Appl. Organometal Chem., 2018, 32, 4266.
  60. R. Geetha Balakrishna, Steven M. Kobosko, and Prashant V. Kamat, Mixed Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. Consequence of Iodide Treatment on Phase Segregation Recovery, ACS Energy Lett, 2018, 3, 2267-2272.
  61. Chandan H. R, Sakar Mohan, Ashesh Mahto, Ravishankar T N, Ramakrishnappa, Sergio Dupont, and Geetha R Balakrishna, Observation of oxo-bridged yttrium in TiO2 nanostructures and their enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen generation under UV/Visible light irradiations, Materials Research Bulletin, 2018, 104, 212-219
  62. J Kusuma, R Geetha Balakrishna, Siddappa Patil, MS Jyothi, HR Chandan, R Shwetharani, Exploration of graphene oxide nanoribbons as excellent electron conducting network for third generation solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2018, 183, 211-219..
  63. R. Shwetharani, M. Sakar, H.R. Chandan, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Observation of simultaneous photocatalytic degradation and hydrogen evolution on the lanthanum modified TiO2 nanostructures. Materials Letters, 2018, 218, 262–265.
  64. Chandan H. Ravikumar, G. Vishnu Nair, S. Muralikrishna, D.H. Nagaraju, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Nanoflower like structures of MoSe2 and MoS2 as efficient catalysts for hydrogen evolution, Materials Letters, 2018, 220, 133–135.
  65. Manjunatha K, Koley TS, Kandathil V, et al. Magnetic nanoparticle‐tethered Schiff base–palladium(II): Highly active and reusable heterogeneous catalyst for Suzuki–Miyaura cross‐coupling and reduction of nitroarenes in aqueous medium at room temperature. Appl Organometal Chem. 2018, 32, e4266.
  66. M.S. Jyothi, Sudesh Yadav, Geetha Balakrishna, Effective recovery of acids from egg waste incorporated PSf membranes: A step towards sustainable development, Journal of Membrane Science, 2018 549, 227–235.
  67. Shwetharani R., Poojashree A., Geetha R. Balakrishna and Jyothi M. S. La activated high surface area titania float for the adsorption of Pb(II) from aqueous media, New Journal of Chemistry, 2018, 10.1039/C7NJ03358C.
  68. Chandan H. R, Jessica Schiffman and Geetha R. Balakrishna, Quantum dots as fluorescent probes: synthesis, surface chemistry, energy transfer mechanism and applications, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2018, 258, 1191–1214.
  69. J. Kusuma and R Geetha Balakrishna, A review on electrical characterization techniques performed to study the device performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells, Solar Energy, 159, 682-696, 2018.
  70. B Hemavathi, BR Geetha, TN Ahipa, Alcohol soluble cyanopyridine based conjugated donor-acceptor polymers: Synthesis, photophysical and their charge transport behavior European Polymer Journal, 95, 1-10, 2017.
  71. S Muralikrishna, DH Nagaraju, RG Balakrishna, Hydrogels of polyaniline with graphene oxide for highly sensitive electrochemical determination of lead ions, Analytica Chimica Acta, 990, 67-77 2017.
  72. AK Ramasami, TN Ravishankar, G Nagaraju , BR Geetha, Gel-combustion-synthesized ZnO nanoparticles for visible light-assisted photocatalytic hydrogen generation, Bulletin of Materials Science, 40 (2), 345-354, 2017.
  73. R Bedre Jagannatha, S Rani Ramu, M Padaki BR Geetha et al., An efficient method for the synthesis of photo catalytically active ZnO nanoparticles by a gel-combustion method for the photo-degradation of Caffeine, Nanochemistry Research, 2 (1), 86-95, 2017.
  74. S Muralikrishna, S Cheunkar, B Lertanantawong BR Geetha et al., Graphene oxide-Cu (II) composite electrode for non-enzymatic determination of hydrogen peroxide. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 776, 59-6, 5 2016.
  75. Pranav Kulkarni,  Nataraj Sanna Kotrappanavar,&nbnbsp; Geetha R Balakrishna, Doddahalli H. Nagaraju  and  M. V. Venkatashamy Reddy Nanostructured binary and ternary metal sulfides: Synthesis methods and its application in energy conversion and storage devices, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017 (Accepted).
  76. P. Nithyadharseni, K. P. Abhilash, S. Petnikota, M. R. Anilkumar, R. Jose, K. I. Ozoemena, R. Vijayaraghavan, P. Kulkarni, G. Balakrishna, B. V. R. Chowdari, S. Adams and M. V. Reddy, Electrochimica Acta, 2017, 247, 358-370.
  77. M.S. Jyothi, Khantong Soontarapa, Mahesh Padaki, R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Arun M Isloor, Favorable Influence of mPIAM on PSf Blend Membranes for Ion Rejection, Journal of Membrane Science, 533, 229, (2017)
  78. Jyothi M S, Geetha Balakrishna R*, Mahesh S Padaki, , Eco-friendly Membrane Process and Product Development for Complete Elimination of Chromium Toxicity in Wastewater, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 332, 112-1123, (2017)
  79. Vignesh Nayak, M.S. Jyothi, R. Geetha Balakrishna, Mahesh Padaki, Sebastien Deon, Novel modified polyvinyl chloride blend membranes for removal of heavy metals from mixed ion feed sample, Journal of Hazardous Materials, (2017), DOI:
  80. Alamelu. K. Ramasami, M. V. Reddy, P. Nithyadharseni, B. V. R. Chowdarib, Geetha. R. Balakrishna, Gel-combustion synthesized vanadium pentoxide nanowire clusters for rechargeable lithium batteries, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 69, 850, (2017)
  81. Jyothi M S, Geetha Balakrishna, R, Mahesh S Padaki, Eco-friendly Membrane Process and Product Development for Complete Elimination of Chromium Toxicity in Wastewater, Journal of Hazardous Materials, (2017), jyothi10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.03.009
  82. M S Jyothi, R Geetha Balakrishna, Mahesh Padaki, Sunlight Active PSf/TiO2 Hybrid Membrane for Elimination of Chromium, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, (2017), j.jphotochem.2017.02.017
  83. Vignesh Nayak,  R. Geetha Balakrishna, Mahesh Padaki, Khantong Soontarapa, Zwitterionic ultrafiltration membranes for As (V) rejection, Chemical Engineering Journal, 308, 347–358, (2017)
  84. R. Shwetharani, R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Efficient algal lipid extraction via photocatalysis and its conversion to biofuel, Applied Energy, 168, 364, (2016)
  85. Laveena P. D'Souza, R. Shwetharani, Vipin Amoli, C.A.N. Fernando, Anil Kumar Sinha, R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Photo excitation of Neodymium Doped TiO2 for Improved Performance in Dye - Sensitized Solar Cells, Materials & Design, 104,346, (2016)
  86. Chandan H. R, M. Venkataramana, Mahaveer D. Kurkuri, Geetha Balakrishna R*, Simple quantum dot bioprobe/label for sensitive detection of Staphylococcus aureus TNase, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 222, 1201–1208, (2016)
  87. M.S. Jyothi, Vignesh Nayak, Mahesh Padaki, R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Aminated polysulfone/TiO2 composite membranes for an effective removal of Cr(VI), Khantong Soontarapa Chemical Engineering Journal, 283, 1, 1494–1505, (2016)
  88. Vignesh Nayak,   Jyothi M S,   Geetha Balakrishna*,  Mahesh Padaki and   Arun M Isloor, Synthesis and characterization of novel sulfanilic acid-poly vinyl chloride - polysulfone blend membranes for metal ion rejection, RSC Advances, 6, 25492, (2016)
  89. Alamelu. K. Ramasami etal and Geetha. R. Balakrishna*, Synthesis, Exploration of Energy Storage and Electrochemical Sensing Properties of Hematite Nanoparticles, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 671, 552–559, (2016)
  90. T. N. Ravishankar,  Geetha R Balakrishna, and   etal,   Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production from Y2O3/TiO2 nanocomposites: A comparative study on hydrothermal synthesis with and without ionic liquid, N J of Chem, 40 (4), 3578-3587, (2016)
  91. Swetharani and Geetha R Balakrishna*, Photo-Active Float for Field Water Disinfection, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 15 (3), 447, (2016)
  92. Nithyadharseni, P., Reddy, M. V., Ozoemena, K. I., Balakrishna, R. G*., & Chowdari, B. V. R Electrochemical performance of BasnO3 Anode Material for Lithium-ion battery prepared by Molten salt Method, J. Elect. Chem Soc., 163, 540, (2016)
  93. M.S. Jyothi, P. D’Souza Laveena, R. Shwetharani, Geetha Balakrishna*, Novel hydrothermal method for effective doping of N and F into nano Titania for both energy and environmental applications,  Material Research Bulletin, 74, 478–484, (2016)
  94. TN Ravishankar, MO Vaz, S Khan, T Ramakrishnappa, SR Teixeira, Geetha Balakrishna, G Nagaraju, J Dupont, Ionic Liquid-Assisted Hydrothermal Syntheses of TiO2/CuO nano Composites for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Water, ChemistrySelect 1 (10), 2199-2206, (2016)
  95. Graphene oxide-Cu (II) composite electrode for non-enzymatic determination of hydrogen peroxide, S Muralikrishna, S Cheunkar, B Lertanantawong, T Ramakrishnappa, D.H. Nagaraju, Werasak Surareungchai, R. Geetha Balakrishna, K. Ramakrishna Reddy, Journal of Electro analytical Chemistry, 776, 1, 59–65, (2016)
  96. Nithyadharseni, P., Reddy, M. V., Ozoemena, K. I., Balakrishna, R. G., & Chowdari, B. V. R. Low-temperature molten salt synthesis of Y 2 Sn 2 O 7 anode material for lithium ion batteries. Electrochimica Acta, 182, 1060-1069, (2015)
  97. Laveena P. D'Souza, S Muralikrishna, Hunsur R. Chandan, T Ramakrishnappa and R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Neodymium doped titania as photoanode and graphene oxide–CuS composite as counter electrode material in quantum dot solar cell, Journal of Materials Research, 30, 3241-3251, (2015)
  98. Alamelu K. Ramasami, M.V. Reddy, Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Combustion synthesis and characterization of NiO nanoparticles, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 40, 194–202, (2015)
  99. Alamelu K. RamasamiH. Raja NaikaH. NagabhushanaT. Ramakrishnappa, Geetha R Balakrishna,  nbsp;G. Nagaraju, Tapioca starch: An efficient fuel in gel-combustion synthesis of photo-catalytically and anti-microbially active ZnO nanoparticles, Materials Characterization, 99, 266–276, (2015)
  100. Shwetha Rani R,   CAN Fernando and   Geetha Balakrishna*, Excellent Hydrogen Evolution by a Multi-Approach via Structure - Property Tailoring of Titania, RSC advances, 5, 39122-30, (2015)
  101. Laveena P. D’Souza, Vipin Amoli, Chandan H R, Anil Kumar Sinha, Ranjith Krishna Pai, R Geetha Balakrishna*, Atomic Force Microscopic Study of Nanoscale Interaction between N719 dye and CdSe Quantum Dot in Hybrid Solar Cells and their Enhanced Open Circuit Potential, Solar energy, 116, 25-36, (2015)
  102. Vignesh Nayak, M S Jyothi, S. P Mahesh Padaki and Geetha R Balakrishna*, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Preparation and Characterization of Chitosan Thin Films on Mixed-Matrix Membranes for Complete Removal of Chromium, Chemistry Open, 4, 278 – 287, (2015)
  103. M S Jyothi, S. P Mahesh Padaki, and Geetha R Balakrishna*, The Effect of UV Irradiation on PSf/TiO2 Mixed Matrix Membrane for Chromium Rejection, Desalination, 354, 189-199, (2014)
  104. Shwetharani, R and Geetha Balakrishna R, Comparative study of homogeneous and heterogeneous photo-oxidative treatment on bacterial cell via multi-analytical techniques, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry295, 11–16, (2014)
  105. Chandan H. R, Saravanan V, Ranjith Krishna Pai and Geetha R Balakrishna*, Synergistic Effect of Binary Ligands on Nucleation and Growth /Size Effect of Nanocrystals; Studies on Reusability of the Solvent, Journal of Material Research 29, 14, (2014)
  106. Shwetharani, R., Jyothi, M.S., Laveena, P.D., Balakrishna, R.G*. Photoactive Titania Float for Disinfection of water; Evaluation of Cell Damage by Bioanalytical Techniques, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 90, (5)  1099–1107, (2014)
  107. M. S., Jyothi; Padaki, Mahesh S; Balakrishna, Geetha R*; Pai, Dr. Ranjith Krishna, Synthesis and Design of PSf/TiO2 Composite membranes for Reduction of Chromium (VI); Stability and Reuse of the Product and the Process, Journal of Material Research 29, 14, (2014)
  108. M.V. Reddy etal, Geetha Balakrishna, B.V.R. Chowdari*, Studies on Bare and Mg-doped LiCoO2 as a cathode material for Lithium-ion Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 128, 192, (2014)
  109. Siddappa A Patil, Shivaputra A Patil, Renukadevi Patil, Rangappa S Keri, Srinivasa Budagumpi, Geetha R Balakrishna & Matthias Tacke, N-heterocyclic carbene metal complexes as bio-organometallic antimicrobial and anticancer drugs, Future Med. Chem. (2015) 7(10), 1305–1333
  110. Keri, R.S., Budagumpi, S., Pai, R.K., Balakrishna*, R.G. Chromones as a privileged scaffold in drug discovery: A review, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 78, 340-374, (2014)
  111. K. Suresh Kumar & T. Ramakrishnappa & R. Geetha Balakrishna & M. Pandurangappa, A Fluorescent Chemodosimeter for Hg2+ Based on a Spirolactam Ring-Opening Strategy and its Application Towards Mercury Determination Aqueous and Cellular Media, Journal of Fluorescence, DOI 10.1007/s10895-013-1271-1, (2013)
  112. Chandan H R and Geetha Balakrishna*, Study of Extraction Efficiency of solvents on CdSe Quantum dots, Journal of Material Research, 28, 21, 3-9, ((2013)
  113. Laveena. P. D’Souza, Sindushree and R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Bifunctional Titania Float for Metal Ion Reduction and Organics Degradation, via Sunlight, Industrial. Engineering. Chemistry. Research., 52 (46), 16162–16168, (2013)
  114. Swetha, Maheshwari Minchitha and Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Elucidation of cell killing mechanism by various biochemical estimations” Photochem Photobiol, 88, 414, (2012)
  115. KU Minchitha and Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Structural modification and property tailoring in titania for high efficiency in sunlight” Materials Chemistry and Physics, 136, 720-728 (2012)
  116. Swetha, and R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Preparation, and Characterization of High Activity Zirconium- Doped Anatase Titania for Solar Photocatalytic Degradation of Ethidium Bromide” Chin. J. Catal, 32: 1–0, (2011)
  117. Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Swetha, Maheshwari and Minchitha, Evaluation of the Bactericidal effect of Nd-Doped Degussa P-25 on Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Sunlight, IEEE Xplore DOI 10.1109/ICONSET.2011.6167895, 391-395, (2011)
  118. S Swetha, and R. Geetha Balakrishna*, Enhanced Bactericidal Activity of Modified Titania in Sunlight against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a Water-Borne Pathogen”. Photochem. Photobiol. 86, 1127-1134 (2010)
  119. S.M. Santhosh Swetha. S, and Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Structure and Photocatalytic activity of Ti1-X MX O2 (M = Zr, Co, and Mo) Synthesized by Pulverized Solid State Technique”. Central European Journal of Chemistry. 8, 453-460, (2010)
  120. Swetha. S, S.M. Santhosh, and Geetha R. Balakrishna*, Synthesis and Comparative Study of Nano titanates over Degussa P-25 in Disinfection of Water, Photochem. Photobiol. 86 (3), 628 – 632, (2010)


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