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Advanced Materials Lab

Thin Films Research Laboratory


  • Box coater (BC 300) with Electron beam gun facility
  • DC Magnetron Sputtering Unit (Hind Hivac 12”MSPT)
  • Glove Box (MBraun Lab Master)
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer (Schimadzu UV-160A)
  • Hall effect setup
  • Four probe Setup
  • Photo conductivity setup
  • Particle size analyzer (Nanophox)
  • Electrochemical Work station (Micro Autolab with FRA 2)
  • Thermo gravimetry analyzer with Differential thermal analyzer (Exstar 6000)
  • Electronic Balance (Shimadzu)
  • Microwave furnace
  • Atmospheric furnace
  • Vacuum furnace


  • Thin film deposition of semiconductors, metals and metal oxides
  • Thermal analysis and compound formation kinetics determination through TG/DTA analyzer
  • Optical properties investigation through UV spectrophotometer
  • Determination of Electrical properties through Four probe and Hall effect measurements
  • Assembly and testing of Li ion bulk and micro batteries using Argon filled Glove Box
  • Determination of Particle size using particle size analyzer upto 1 nm
  • Testing of electrochemical properties of the materials, Battery performance , efficiency of super
  • capacitor and fuel cells through Electrochemical workstation
  • Determination of corrosion behavior of materials through Electrochemical workstation

Work done

  • Development of novel electrode and electrolyte materials for Li ion Batteries
  • Synthesis and fabrication of high density targets of f LiCoO2, LiMn2O4, LiMn0.2Co0.8O2 and Li3PO4 for Micro battery development through RF sputtering
  • Assembly and testing of Button type Li ion batteries
  • Development and characterization of CdTe based Photovoltaic materials
  • Development of materials for Electrochromic applications
  • Design and development of materials for gas sensors
  • Development of materials and coatings for high frequency electromagnetic applications
  • Work ongoing
  • Design and development of all solid state thin film micro batteries