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Prasenjit Kar
Prasenjit Kar Assistant Professor prkarfcy[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332284778 Website
Areas of Interest
  • inorganic nanomaterials, Perovskite nanomaterials, and their applications towards photonics, sensors and energy.
  • Materials for application in energy devices, synthesis and characterization of new hybrid materials
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20102011Post doctoral FellowOhio State University
20112012Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Ulm
20122013Postdoctoral research AssociateHanyang University
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowshipUniversity of Ulm2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DChemistryCentral Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute2010
M.ScChemistryBengal Engineering and Science University2003
B.ScChemistryUniversity of Burdwan2001
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
1. Small Molecules for Solution Processed Organic Solar Cell SERB2013
2. Novel molecular design for Dye Sensitized solar cell CSIR2015
Long Term Stability Enhancement of Organolead Halide Perovskite NanocrystalCSIR2019
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Perovskite solar cellPankul Dhingra
Molecular logic gateHarendra Tyagi
Application of PTCDI derivativesPrafulla Walde
Perovskite solar cellNikhil Kothari
PTCDI molecular sensorSourav Yadav
perovskite nanomaterialsAjeet
perovskite nanomaterialsManisha bungla
Perovskite solar cellYusuf Khan
stable perovskitesNabasindhu Das
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
application of carbon nanotubesOrganic/Inorganic Dyes Prem Jyoti Singh RanaA2014
Perovskite solar cellPallavi SinghA2015
Novel nanomaterials and thier applicationParulO2016
Fluorescent materials and their applicationGaurav Kumar NimO2017
All inorganic nanomaterialsAbha JhaO2018
Hybrid materials for optoelectronicsSukanya GhoshO2018
Stability enhancement of energy materialsHari SankarO2018
Perovskites and carbon nanomaterialsSumit KumarO2018
Refereed Journal Papers

Selected Publication

  1. Parul Bansal, Prasenjit Kar*. Ultra long  micro-belts of luminescent lead halide based perovskite nanocrystals. Chem Commun, Just accepted, 2019 (IF: 6.2)
  2. Parul Bansal, Prasenjit Kar*. Succinic acid assisted stability enhancement of colloidal organometal halide perovskite and its application as a fluorescent keypad lock. New J Chem. 4599-4604, 43, 2019.(IF: 3.2)
  3. Parul Bansal, Yusuf Khan, Gaurav Kumar Nim and Prasenjit Kar*. Surface modulationof solution processed organolead halide perovskite quantum dots to large nanocrystals integrated with silica gel G. Chem. Commun., 3508—3511, 54, 2018.(IF: 6.2)
  4. Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Pallavi Singh, Prasenjit Kar. Carbon Nanoparticles for Ferric ion Detection and Novel HFCNs-Fe3+ Composite for NH3 and F- Estimation Based on "TURN ON" Mechanism. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 5929-5937. (IF: 4.8).
  5. Gisela L. Schulz, Prasenjit Kar, Martin Weidelener, Astrid Vogt, Marta Urdanpilleta, Mika Lindén, Elena Mena-Osteritz, Amaresh Mishra and Peter Bäuerle. The influence of alkyl side chains on molecular packing and solar cell performance of dithienopyrrole-based oligothiophenes. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 10514-10523. (IF: 9.9).
  6. Pallavi Singh, Prem Jyoti Singh Rana, Pankul Dhingra and Prasenjit Kar. Towards Removal of toxicity from Lead based perovskite             Solar Cell by Compositional Gradient using Manganese Chloride. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 3101-3105  (IF: 6.0)
  7. C D Wessendorf, G L Schulz, A Mishra, Prasenjit Kar, I Ata, M Weidelener, M Urdanpilleta, J Hanisch, E M Osteritz, M Lindén, E Ahlswede, P Bäuerle: Efficiency Improvement of Solution-Processed Dithienopyrrole-Based A-D-A Oligothiophene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells by Solvent Vapor Annealing. Advanced Energy Materials, Volume 4, Issue 14, October 7, 2014. (IF:16.146).
  8. Verma, S., Kar, P., Banerjee, T., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Sequential Energy and Electron Transfer in Polynuclear Complex Sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 1543. (IF:8.539)
  9. Verma, S., KarP., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Efficient Charge Separtion in Ruthenium (II)-Polypyridyl Complex Sensitized TiO2 Film: Hole Stabilization by LLCT states. Chem.  Eur. J. 2011, 1561.(IF:5.74)
  10. Verma, S.,  Kar, P., ., Das, A., Palit, D. K., Ghosh, H. N. : Effect of Heavy atom on Photoinduced electron injection from nonthermalized and thermalized donor states of M(II)-polypyridyl (M=Ru/Os) complexes to nanoparticulate TiO2 surfaces – an ultrafast time resolved absorption studies. Chem.  Eur. J.  2010, 611-619. (IF:5.74)
  11. Kar, P., Verma, S., Das, A., Ghosh, H. N. : Sensitization of Nanocrystalline TiO2 Anchored with Pendant Catechol  Functionality Using a New Tetracyanato Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex. Inorg. Chem.  2010, 49, 9, 4167-4174. (IF:4.762)