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Department :  Chemistry

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Name:Dr. Balwinder Singh Randhawa
Areas of Interest / SpecializationPhysical Chemistry/Material Chemistry
Best Ten Publications:1. Preparation of ferrites from the thermolysisof transition metal ferrioxalate precursors. J. Mater. Chem. 10 (2000) 2847 2. A Comparative Study on thermal decomposition of some transition metal carboxylates. J. Thermal anal. & calorimety, 85 (2006) 417.Preparation of ferrites from the Thermal decomposition of magnesium and calcium(succinato)ferrates(III) precursors. J. Thermal anal. & calorimety. 90 (2007) 887.4. Synthesis, characterisation and magnetic/electrical properties of the magnesium-doped Li-Zn nanoferrites. Micro and Nano Letters 6 (2011) 358.5. Mossbauer studies of nanosized ferrites prepared by the combustion of metal nitrate-oxalyl dihydrazide solutions. Hyperfine Interactions. 185 (2008) 139.6. Application of Mossbauer spectroscopy to the thermal decomposition of strontium and barium bis(citrate)ferrates(III). Hyperfine Interactions. 188 (2009) 95.7. Preparation of Nickel ferrite from thermolysis of Nickel Tris(Malonato)ferrate(III) heptahydrate precursor. Ceramics International 36 (2010) 1993.8. Physico-chemical investigation on mixed alkali metal ferrites prepared by solution combustion method - A comparative study. Ceramics International 37 (2011) 2207.9. Synthesis and characterization of nanosized ferrites from the thermolysis of strontium and barium tris(succinato)ferrate(III)precursors J. Appl. Phys.109 (2011) 07B510. 10. Synthesis of Nanosized Cesium Ferrite by Thermolysis of Ferricarboxylate Precursors and Combustion Method - A Comparative Study. International J. Appl. Ceramic Technology (2012) 1.
Awards and Honours:1.UGC nominee for SAP, Jammu University, Jammu,2.Member, Thermal Analysis Society of India,3. Member, Program Advisory Committee (PAC), District Institute of Education & Training, Amritsar.4. Member, Indian Association of Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists.