Department of Physics
Associate. Prof. & Head,
Department of Physics
East West Institute of Technology
Sy. No. 63, Anjana Nagar,
Off Magadi Road,
Bangalore - 560091
Karnataka – India
Phone: Off. +91-080-23286732, 23288237, 23288899, 23288245,
Research Experience : Nine Years
Title of the M.Phil. Dissertation:
“Synthesis, characterization and Thermoluminescence studies of nano Forsterite”
Title of the Ph.D thesis :
“Spectroscopic studies of combustion synthesized gamma and heavy ion irradiated Forsterite”
Field of Specialization :
Nanophase materials, Color centers,
Defects and Luminescence in solids
Membership of Professional Bodies / Societies:
- Luminescence Society of India : Life Member
- Material Research Society of India : Life Member
- Electrochemical Society of India : Life Member
Research papers published: 20 including conference proceedings
List of Publications in Refereed Journals
- “Spectroscopic studies of swift heavy ion irradiated nanophase mullite”, H. Nagabhushana, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, S.C. Prashantha, K.R. Nagabhushana and Fouran Singh. Nucl. Instrum. Meth B (NIM-B) 244 (2006) 31–33.
- “Ionoluminescence and Photoluminescence studies of Ag+8 ion irradiated Kynate”, H. Nagabhushana, S.C. Prashantha, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, and Fouran Singh. Journal of Luminescence, 128-1 (2008), 7-10.
- “Damage creation in swift heavy ion-irradiated calcite single crystals: Raman and Infrared study”, H. Nagabhushana, S.C. Prashantha, B.M. Nagabhushana, B.N. Lakshminarasappa and Fouran Singh. Journal of Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 71 (2008) 1070–10.
- “Ion beam-induced luminescence and photoluminescence of 100 MeV Si8+ ion irradiated kyanite single crystals” H. Nagabhushana, S.C. Prashantha, B.M. Nagabhushana, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, Fouran Singh and R.P.S. Chakradhar. Journal of Solid State Communications 147 (2008) 377–380.
- “Photoluminescence and Thermoluminescence studies of
Mg2SiO4:Eu3+ nano phosphor” S.C. Prashantha, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, B.M. Nagabhushana, Journal of Alloys and Compounds., 509 (2011) 10185.
- “Ionoluminescence studies of combustion synthesized Dy3+ doped nano crystalline Forsterite” B.N. Lakshminarasappa, S.C. Prashantha, Fouran Singh. Current applied Physics, 11 (2011) 1274-1277.
- “Preparation, Characterization and Thermoluminescence studies of nano magnesium silicate phosphor” S.C. Prashantha, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, B.M. Nagabhushana, Powder technology (Under Review)
- “100 Mev Si8+ Ion induced luminescence and Thermoluminescence of nanocrystalline Mg2SiO4:Eu3+” S.C. Prashantha, B.N. Lakshminarasappa, Fouran Singh. Journal of Luminescence, 132 (11) (2012) 3093-3097.