Dr. T. Eshwar

Scientist

Work Email: eshwar@ceeri.res.in
Personal Email: eshwariitd@gmail.com
Mobile: +91-9560438094
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Areas of Interest: Flexible transparent conductors for the heater and smart window applications, silicon solar cells, plasmonics for light trapping application in silicon solar cells.

Academic Qualification:

Degree BOARD / UNIVERSITY SUBJECTS YEAR MARKS
Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Energy/Material Science February 2016
(Thesis submitted)
M. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Solid State Materials 2011 8.2/10 (CGPA)
M. Sc. Osmania University, Hyderabad Physics 2009 70.02%

Ph.D. thesis tittle: Plasmonics for silicon solar cells: influence on optical and electronic properties of device
Fellowship: UGC-JRF (CSIR-UGC)
List of Publications:

  1. Eshwar Thouti, Ashok K Sharma, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Role of textured silicon surface in plasmonic light trapping for solar cells: the effect of pyramids width and height” IEEE Journal of Photovltaics 6 (2016) 1403.
  2. Eshwar Thouti and Vamsi K Komarala, “Investigation of parasitic absorption and charge carrier recombination losses in plasmonic silicon solar cells using quantum efficiency and impedance spectroscopy” Solar Energy 132 (2016) 143.
  3. Eshwar Thouti, Sanjai Kumar, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Enhancement of minority carrier lifetimes in n- and p-type silicon wafers using silver nanoparticle layers” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 49 (2016) 015302.
  4. Eshwar Thouti, Veeresh Kumar, Piyush K Parashar, G. B. Reddy, Renu Pasricha, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Optical properties of silver nanoparticles integrated graphene oxide thin films on glass and silicon substrates” Plasmonics 10 (2015) 1063.
  5. Eshwar Thouti, Ashok K Sharma, Sanjay K Sardana, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Internal quantum efficiency analysis of plasmonic textured silicon solar cells: surface plasmon resonance and off-resonance effects” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 47 (2014) 425101.
  6. Eshwar Thouti, Nikhil Chander, Viresh Dutta, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Optical Properties of Ag nanoparticle layers deposited on silicon substrates” Journal of Optics 15 (2013) 035005.

[3rd best paper published in the year 2013 by the Journal of Optics*]

  1. Sanjay K Sardana, Venkata S N Chava, Eshwar Thouti, Nikhil Chander, Sanjai Kumar, S R Reddy, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Influence of surface plasmon resonances of silver nanoparticles on optical and electrical properties of textured silicon solar cell” Applied Physics Letters 104 (2014) 073903.
  2. Nikhil Chander, A F Khan, P S Chandasekhar, Eshwar Thouti, Sanjay Kumar Swami, Viresh Dutta and Vamsi K Komarala, “Reduced ultraviolet light induced degradation and enhanced light harvesting using YVO:Eu3+ down-shifting nano-phospor layer in organometal halide perovskite solar cells” Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 033904.
  3. Nikhil Chander, A F Khan, Eshwar Thouti, Sanjay K Sardana, P S Chandasekhar, Viresh Dutta and Vamsi K Komarala, “Size and concentration effects of gold nanoparticles on optical and electrical properties of plasmonic dye sensitized solar cells” Solar Energy 109 (2014) 11-23.

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=7zYaf-wAAAAJ&hl=en
*M. Howland and J. McKenna, “2015 JOPT research excellence award” Journal of Optics 17 (2015) 10.