Profile of Dr. Abhijith T

Professional Brief

Academic Details

Doctor of Philosophy (2020)

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

Master of Science and Technology in Photonics (2012)

Department of Physics,National Institute of Technology Calicut

Bachelor of Science in Physics (2009)

University of Calicut, Kerala

Professional Experience

August 2023 – Present

Assistant Professor, PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore

July 2021 – July 2023

Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Sept 2012 – June 2013

National Photonics Fellow, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

Awards and Honors

SERB-National Postdoctoral Fellowship at IIT Palakkad, 2023-24 (relinquished to continue the position at PSG IAS)

Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, 2021

Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by IIT Bombay, 2021 (relinquished to take up the position in IIT Delhi)

Junior/Senior Research Fellowship awarded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, 2014

National Photonics Fellowship awarded by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, 2012

Summer Research Fellowship, jointly awarded by Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) Bangalore, Indian National Science Academy (INSA) New Delhi and National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) Allahabad, 2011

Research Areas

  • Optical materials, Nanofabrication, Nanomaterials & nanostructures, Thin films, Plasmonics, Organic photovoltaics and Electronic devices.


International Journal
Low energy ion irradiation induced Au/Ag multilayer nanostructured substrates for SERS-based molecular sensing
Om Prakash,T. Abhijith, G.R. Umapathy, SupravatKarak, Udai B. Singh and Santanu Ghosh.
Optical Materials, Vol. 148, p. 114814, 2024

Machine-Learning-Guided Prediction of Photovoltaic Performance for Non-fullerene Organic Solar Cells using Novel Molecular and Structural Descriptors
Rakesh Suthar,T. Abhijith and SupravatKarak.
J. Mater. Chem. A,Vol. 11, p. 22248-22258, 2023

Synergistic Plasmonic Responses of Multi-shaped Au Nanostructures Hybridized with Few Layer WS2 Nanosheets for Organic Solar Cells
T. Abhijith, Rakesh Suthar, and Supravat Karak.
ACS Appl. Nano Mater., vol. 6, p. 11737–11746, 2023

Accessing Deep Traps Distribution in FeS2 Doped Organic Photovoltaics
P Sharma, Aniket Rana, T Abhijith, Rakesh Suthar, and Supravat Karak.
Energy Technol., vol. 11, p. 2201087, 2023

Au-WS2 Nanohybrids with Enhanced Optical Nonlinearity for Optical Limiting Applications
T. Abhijith, Shiju E, Rakesh Suthar, Sheenu Thomas, and Supravat Karak.
ACS Appl. Nano Mater, vol. 6, p. 2327–2335, 2023

Machine learning framework for the analysis and prediction of energy loss for non-fullerene organic solar cells
R Suthar, T Abhijith, P Sharma, S Karak
Solar Energy, vol. 15, p. 3214-3223, 2023

Role of Exciton Lifetime, Energetic Offsets, and Disorder in Voltage Loss of Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
R Suthar, T Abhijith, H Dahiya, AK Singh, GD Sharma, S Karak
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, vol. 250, p. 119-127, 2023

Fabrication of Bimetallic Inlaid Working Electrode for Highly Efficient Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
R Selvapriya, J Vinodhini, T Abhijith, V Sasirekha, V Ragavendran, Joshua M Pearce, J Mayandi
J. Alloys Compd. vol. 939, p. 168634, 2023

Understanding the Linear and Nonlinear Optical Responses of Few-Layer Exfoliated MoS2 and WS2 Nanoflakes: Experimental and Simulation Studies
T Abhijith, Shiju E, Rakesh Suthar, Punit Sharma, Sheenu Thomas, and Supravat Karak
Nanotechnology, vol. 33, no. 43, p. 435702, 2022

Understanding the influences of In-situ annealing and substrate vibration on the charge carrier dynamics of ultrasonic spray-coated polymer solar cell
Sobia Waheed, Saurabh Pareek,T Abhijith, Rakesh Suthar, Punit Sharma, and Supravat Karak
J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. Vol. 33, pp. 15180 –15190, 2022

Impact of coupled plasmonic effect with multishaped silver nanoparticles on efficiency of dye sensitized solar cells
R Selvapriya,T Abhijith, V Ragavendran, V Sasirekha, VS Reddy, JM Pearce, J Mayandi
J. Alloys Compd. Vol. 894, p. 162339, 2022

Nonlinear optical behavior of Au@Ag core-shell nanostructures
E Shiju, T Abhijith, Narayana Rao D, Chandrasekharan K
J. Mol. Liq. Vol. 333, p. 115935, 2021

Efficiency enhancement in polymer solar cells using combined plasmonic effects of multi-positional silver nanostructures
T Abhijith, C. S. Anoop, G. A. Vinod and V. S. Reddy
Org. Electron. Vol. 86, p. 105872, 2020

Screen printed multifunctional TiO2 photoanode with plasmonic Ag nanoparticles for performance enhancement of dye sensitized solar cell
R. Selvapriya, T Abhijith, V. Ragavendran, V. Sasirekha, V. S. Reddy and J. Mayandi
Mater. Lett., Vol. 276, p. 128194, 2020

Multi-positional silver nanostructures for high absorption enhancement in polymer solar cells
T Abhijith, P. Shamjid, and V. S. Reddy
Org. Electron., Vol. 73, pp. 311–316, 2019

Plasmonic effects of Ag nanoparticles for absorption enhancement in polymer solar cells with MoO3 passivation layer
P. Shamjid, T Abhijith, P. Vivek, C. S. Joel, and V. S. Reddy
Phys. B Phys. Condens. Matter,Vol. 560, pp. 174–184, 2019

Influence of Ag nanostructure location on the absorption enhancement in polymer solar cells
T Abhijith, P. Shamjid, and V. S. Reddy
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 10, no. 38, pp. 32483–32491, 2018

Solution processed transition metal oxide anode buffer layers for efficiency and stability enhancement of polymer solar cells
M. Y. Ameen, P. Shamjid,T Abhijith, and V. S. Reddy
Opt. Mater., Vol. 75, pp. 491–500, 2018

Stability enhancement of P3HT:PCBM polymer solar cells using thermally evaporated MoO3 anode buffer layer
M. Y. Ameen, P. Shamjid,T Abhijith, T. Radhakrishnan, and V. S. Reddy
Phys. B Phys. Condens. Matter, Vol. 530, pp. 201–207, 2018

Organic bistable memory devices based on MoO3 nanoparticle embedded Alq3 structures T.
T Abhijith, V. A. Kumar, and V. S. Reddy
Nanotechnology,Vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 095203, 2017

Linearly polarized emission from PTCDI-C8 one-dimensional microstructures
M. Y. Ameen, T Abhijith, S. De, S. K. Ray, and V. S. Reddy
Org. Electron., Vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 554–559, 2013

International Conferences Attended/Papers Presented

  • 6th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Electronics (ICEE), IISc Bangalore, India, December 11 − 14, 2022
  • Conference on Advances in Catalysis for Energy and Environment (CACEE-2022), TIFR Mumbai, India, Oct 31– Nov 4, 2022
  • International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD), IIT Delhi, India, December 14 − 17, 2021
  • International Conference on Physics of Nanomaterials (ICPN), Mangalore University, Karnataka, India, Sept 19 – 21, 2019
  • Third International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM), M G University, Kottayam, August 09 – 11, 2019
  • International Conference on Advanced Nanostructures (ICAN), Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, Mar 12 – 14, 2018
  • International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN), SRM University, Chennai, Feb 04 – 06, 2015
  • International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST), St. Thomas College Pala, Kerala, India, Jun 10 – 14, 2012
  • International Workshop on the Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD), IIT Kanpur, India. Dec 19 – 22, 2011