Personal Information
Arulraj Arunachalam

Graphene & Advanced 2D Materials Research Group, Sunway University, Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

Arulraj Arunachalam
From 2016 to 2018, PhD , INDIA
From 2013 to 2015, M.Tech , INDIA
From 2009 to 2013, B.E , INDIA
Work Experiences
From 10/2019 to 10/2020, Postdoctoral Fellow , Sunway University Malaysia
From 05/2019 to 08/2019, Research Associate , National Taiwan University Taiwan
From 05/2016 to 10/2016, Teaching Research Assistant , Anna University INDIA
From 10/2013 to 05/2015, Teaching Assistant , Anna University
Thin films
Solar Energy Materials
Solar cells
Arulraj, A., & Nishanthi, S.T. (2020). 2D materials based flexible supercapacitors for high energy storage devices. In A. Pandikumar & P. Rameshkumar (Eds.), Nanostructured Functional and Flexible Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Systems. Netherlands: Elsevier.
Rajkumar, C., & Arulraj, A. (2020). Light scattering materials as photoanodes. In A. Pandikumar, K. Jothivenkatachalam, & K. B. Bhojanaa (Eds.), Interfacial Engineering in Functional Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (pp. 79–106). New Jersey: Wiley Publications.
Arulraj. A., & Ramesh, M. (2018). Rational strategies for large area perovskite solar cells: Laboratory scale to industrial technology. In A. Pandikumar & R. Ramaraj (Eds.), Rational Design of Solar Cells for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion (pp. 307–337). New Jersey: Wiley Publications. doi:10.1002/9781119437499.ch11
Journal Articles
Nagarajan, L., Sampathkumar, P., Arulraj, A., Senguttuvan., G., & Kumaraguru., K. (2020). Solar assisted reduced graphene oxide as adsorbent for carbon dioxide and its kinetic studies. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 116, 113739. doi:10.1016/j.physe.2019.113739
Arulraj, A., Ilayaraja, N., Rajeshkumar, V., & Ramesh, M. (2019). Direct synthesis of cubic shaped Ag2S on Ni mesh as binder-free electrodes for energy storage applications. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 10108. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-46583-0
Arulraj, A., Senguttuvan, G., Veeramani, S., Sivakumar, V., & Subramanian, B. (2019). Photovoltaic performance of natural metal free photo-sensitizer for TiO2 based dye-sensitized solar cells. Optik, 181, 619–626. doi:10.1016/j.ijleo.2018.12.104
Arulraj, A., Subramanian, B., Ramesh, M., & Senguttuvan, G. (2019). Effect of active sites in pulsed laser deposited bimetallic NiMoS2 thin films for solar energy conversion. Materials Letters, 241, 132–135. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2019.01.068
Arulraj, A., Bhuvaneshwari, S., Senguttuvan, G., & Ramesh, M. (2018). Solution processed inverted organic bulk heterojunction solar cells under ambient air-atmosphere. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 28(3), 1029–1036. doi:10.1007/s10904-017-0762-y
Arulraj, A., Ramesh, M., Subramanian, B., & Senguttuvan, G. (2018). In-situ temperature and thickness control grown 2D-MoS2 via pulsed laser ablation for photovoltaic devices. Solar Energy, 174, 286–295. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2018.08.056
Karthick, R., Arulraj, A., Ramesh, M., & Selvaraj, M. (2018). Free-standing graphene/NiMoS paper as cathode for quasi-solid state dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 530, 179–188. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2018.06.082
Rajkumar, C., & Arulraj, A. (2018). Seed mediated synthesis of nanosized zinc oxide and its electron transport activity towards dye-sensitized solar cells. Materials Research Express, 5(1), 015029. doi:10.1088/2053-1591/aaa2b3
Senthilkumar, N., Arulraj, A., Nandhakumar, E., Ganapathy, M., Vimalan, M., & Vetha Potheher, I. (2018). Green mediated synthesis of plasmonics nanoparticle (Ag) for antireflection coating in bare mono silicon solar cell. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 29(15), 12744–12753. doi:10.1007/s10854-018-9392-6
Senthilkumar, N., Ganapathy, M., Arulraj, A., Meena, M., Vimalan, M., & Vetha Potheher, I. (2018). Two step synthesis of ZnO/Ag and ZnO/Au core/shell nanocomposites: Structural, optical and electrical property analysis. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 750, 171–181. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.03.348
Arulraj, A., Govindan, S., Vadivel, S., & Subramanian, B. (2017). Photovoltaic performance of TiO2 using natural sensitizer extracted from Phyllanthus Reticulatus. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28(24), 18455–18462. doi:10.1007/s10854-017-7792-7
Honors and Awards
NASI-Springer Award by National Academic Science of INDIA
International Visiting Research Fellow by Taiwan Education Experience Program
Member of US Renewable Energy Association
Life Member of International Association of Advanced Materials Sweden
Best Volunteer Award by Red Cross Society
Best Presentation and Paper Awards in International Conference
Best Reviewer Award 2018 by Elsevier Publishers
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