Ongoing research projects

1. DST-SERB Project entitled " Synthesis of new light emitting polymers
and fabrication of polymer LEDs with desired characteristics"
Dr. S. Jayalekshmi, Dr.S. Prathapan, Dr. Rani Joseph
Amount : Rs. 41.7 lakshs, Period : 3 years (2014-2017)

2. DST-WOS-A project entitled "Semiconducting polymer-graphene hybrid materials for organic field effect transistor applications"
Dr.S.Jayalekshmi(mentor), Ranjini.R.Mohan(PI)
Amount : Rs. 15 lakhs, Period : 3 Years (2015-2018)

Research projects recently completed

1. BRNS Project entitled “Development of solid state, flexible and
environmentally friendly, polymer based thin film lithium ion cells
with improved specific capacity and cyclability”
Dr.S.Jayalekshmi, Dr.M.K.Jayaraj
Amount: Rs.22.5 lakhs, Period: 4 years (2010-2014)

2.UGC sponsored Major Research Project entitled “Synthesis and characterization of
carbon nanotube polymer composite films of Polyaniline and Polypyrrole as anode
materials in polymer light emitting diodes”
Dr.S.Jayalekshmi, Dr.M.K.Jayaraj
Amount: Rs.9.2 lakhs, Period: 3 years (2007-2010)

3. VSSC/ISRO Project (MOU) entitled “Optimization of synthesis conditions of sol-gel
technique for preparing nano structured LiFePO4 cathode materials with excellent
electrochemical performance”
Dr.S.Jayalekshmi, Dr.Prathapachandra Kurup
Amount: Rs.9.5 lakhs, Period: 2 years (2008-2010)

4. KSCSTE Major Research Project entitled “Pulsed laser deposition and characterization
of cathode electrolyte bi-layers for applications in solid-state thin film rechargeable
lithium-ion batteries”
Dr.S.Jayalekshmi , Dr.M.K.Jayaraj
Amount: Rs. 8.88 lakhs, Period; 3 years (2004-2007)
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Division For Research in Advanced Materials

Department of Physics
Cochin University of Science and Technology
 Time in Cochin