Materials Physics Research Institute
My research interests include: Quantum transport properties and nano-electronics - Nano-Carbon based quantum devices for information science, Low-dimensional Carbon superlattice & fast nano-electronic devices, Carbon nanotubes & semiconductor nanowires: Optoelectronics, Quantum Transport properties of Nano-crystalline diamond, Electronic properties of Amorphous low-dimensional carbon thin films.
Prof Commins is Chairman, Materials Physics Research Institute, Director, Optical Spectroscopy Laboratory and Director, Raman and Luminescence Laboratory.
Research Interests: Ion implantation, ion beam analysis and surface studies.
Research Interests: Application of magnetic resonance techniques to solid systems including diamond, carbon nanomaterials and molecular solids; Physics Education.
Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics; Elastic properties of solids; Physics education.
Research Interests: Ternary nitrides, 2D materials and van der Waals heterostructures, Nuclear solid state physics, Optical Spectroscopy
(i) Absorption spectroscopy and site-selective laser spectroscopy of defects in solids
(ii) Raman spectroscopy of superionic conductors
Research Interests: Radioactive Mossbauer Spectroscopy; Transmission Mossbauer spectroscopy (Room Temperature and in-situ); Room Temperature Conversion Electron Mossbauer Spectroscopy (CEMS).
Research Interests: Investigation of novel quantum and applied materials that span single crystal growth, novel ground states, new superconductors, low-dimensional & quasi low-dimensional magnetic systems, and functional materials.
Research Interests: Nuclear Structure; Nuclear-Solid State Physics.
Research Interests: Development of new materials for sensor and solar cell applications.
Research Interests: Physics of Novel Materials for Energy and Information Storage.
- Photovoltaic and thermoelectric materials: Organic photovoltaics and device physics, plasmonics and magnetoplasmonics for energy conversion and storage
- Correlation behaviour in multiferroic oxides and chalcogenide alloys for information storage