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Department :  Physics

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Name:Dr. Atul Khanna
Areas of Interest / SpecializationMaterials Physics: Oxide Glasses and Thin films
e Mail:atul.phy@gndu.ac.in
Best Ten Publications:1.Structural characterization of borotellurite and alumnino-borotellurite glasses, Nirmal Kaur and Atul Khanna, J. Non Cryst. Solids, 404(2014)116. 2.Structural, optical and mechanical properties of amorphous and crystalline alumina thin films, Priyanka Nayar, Atul Khanna, D. Kabiraj, Abhliash S.R., Ben Beake, Yanick Losset, and Banghao Chen, Thin Solid Films, 368(2014)19. 3.Priyanka Nayar and Atul Khanna, Formation of crystalline aluminum silicate hydroxide layer during deposition of amorphous alumina coatings by electron beam evaporation. Vacuum. 89(2013)17. 4.Preparation and characterization of lead and zinc tellurite glasses, Arshpreet Kaur, Atul Khanna, Carmen Pesquera, Fernando Gonzalez and Vasant Sathe, J. Non Cryst. Solids, 356(2010)864. 5.Effects of doping trivalent ions in bismuth borate glasses, Anu Bajaj, Atul Khanna, Narendra Kulkarni, S. K. Aggarwal, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 92(2009)1036. 6.Structural investigation of bismuth borate glasses and crystalline phases, Anu Bajaj, Atul Khanna, Banghao Chen, James G. Longstaffe, U-Werner Zwanziger, J. W. Zwanziger, Yolanda Gomez and Fernando Gonzalez, J. Non Cryst. Solids 355(2009)45. 7.Structure-property correlations in lead borate and borosilicate glasses doped with aluminium oxide, Amanpreet Saini , Atul Khanna, Vladimir K. Michaelis, Scott Kroeker, Fernando Gonzalez and David Hernandez, J. Non Cryst. Solids 355(2009)2323. 8.Crystallization of bismuth borate glasses, Anu Bajaj and Atul Khanna, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 21(2009)035112. 9.Nanocrystalline gamma alumina coatings by inverted cylindrical magnetron sputtering, Atul Khanna and Deepak G. Bhat, Surfaces and Coatings Technology, 201(2006)168. 10.CuO-doped SnO2 thin films as hydrogen sulfide gas sensor, Atul Khanna, Rajesh Kumar and S.S. Bhatti, Applied Physics Letters, 82 (2003)4388.
Awards and Honours:1. Rotary Club Vocational Award (2015) 2. Young Scientist Award in Physics by Indian Science Congress Association(ISCA), Kolkatta(2001) 3. GSE Fellowship, Rotary International(1996)