Subhra Jana
    INSPIRE Faculty

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08,
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Educational Background:

  • Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (2009)
  • Professional Activities:

  • INSPIRE Faculty, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (2012- present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Pennsylvania State University, USA (2009-2012)
  • Research Interest:

  • Colloidal Synthesis of Nanoscale Alloy and Intermetallics
  • Chemistry of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Nanomaterials
  • Fabrication of Metal-Semiconductor Nanocomposites
  • Low Temperature Chemical Routes to d-d Hollow Intermetallics
  • Catalysis and Spectroscopy

        Significant Publications:

    • S. Jana; J.W. Chang, R.M. Rioux, Synthesis and Modeling of Hollow Intermetallic Ni−Zn Nanoparticles Formed by the Kirkendall Effect, Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 3618−3625.
    • S. Jana, R.M. Rioux, Seeded Growth Induced Amorphous to Crystalline Transformation of Niobium Oxide Nanostructures, Nanoscale 2012, 4, 1782-1788.
    • S. Jana, S. Pande, A.K. Sinha, S. Sarkar, M. Pradhan, M. Basu, S. Saha, T. Pal, A Green Chemistry Approach for the Synthesis of Flower-like Ag-Doped MnO2 Nanostructure Probed by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 1386-1392.
    • S. Jana, S. Pande, A.K. Sinha, T. Pal, T., Synthesis of Superparamagnetic β-MnO2 Organosol: a Photo-Catalyst for Oxidative Phenol Coupling Reaction, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 5558-5560.
    • S. Jana, S. Praharaj, S. Panigrahi, S. Basu, S. Pande, C.-H. Chang, T. Pal, Light-Induced Hydrolysis of Nitriles by Photoproduced α-MnO2 Nanorods on Polystyrene Beads, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 2191-2193.
    • S. Jana, S. Basu, S. Pande, S.K. Ghosh, T. Pal, Shape-Selective Synthesis, Magnetic Properties and Catalytic Activity of Single Crystalline β-MnO2 Nanoparticles, J Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 16272-16277.
    • S. Jana, S. Pande, S. Panigrahi, S. Praharaj, S. Basu, A. Pal, T. Pal, Exploitation of Electrostatic Field Force for Immobilization and Catalytic Reduction of o-Nitrobenzoic Acid to Anthranilic Acid on Resin-bound Silver Nanocomposites, Langmuir 2006, 22, 7091-7095.
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