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Reseach Publications

Publications from IISER THIRUVANANTHAPURAM (2017 onwards)

  1. B. Shankar, E.A. Anook Nazer, A. Muthukrishnan, Active Site Exploration of Core–Corona Structured Bifunctional Cobalt Ferrite–Containing Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes for Rechargeable Zinc–Air Battery Application” Sustain. Energy Fuels (Accepted)
  2. E.A. Anook Nazer, A.E. Poulose, A. Muthukrishnan, Origin of the oxygen reduction activity on Boron-doped Fe-N-C catalysts for Zinc-Air Battery Applications” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. (Accepted) (link)
  3. Anjana J, E.A. Anook Nazer, A. Muthukrishnan, "Dendritic hollow nitrogen-doped carbon nanospheres for oxygen reduction at primary zinc–air batteries" Mater. Adv., 4, 4216-4225 (2023) (link)
  4. S. Arya Gopal, E.A. Anook Nazer, A. Muthukrishnan, "Unravelling the Role of Iron Carbide in Oxygen Reduction Catalysts for Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery: A Comprehensive Kinetics and Mechanistic Study", Sustain. Energy Fuels, 7 4618-4629 (2023) (link)
  5. E.A. Anook Nazer, A.E. Poulose, A. Muthukrishnan, "Synthesis of Few-Layer Graphene by Ball-Milling for Oxygen Reduction: Kinetics and Mechanistic Insights", ACS Appl. Eng. Mater., 1, 2304-2314 (2023) (link)
  6. KM Neethu, K. Nag, AH. Dar, A. Bajaj, S A. Gopal, V. Gowri, M. Nagpure, S. Sartaliya, R. Sharma, A K. Solanki, Md E. Ali, A. Muthukrishnan, G. Jayamurugan, "A study of [2+ 2] cycloaddition–retroelectrocyclization in water: observation of substrate-driven transient-nanoreactor-induced new reactivity", Org. Biomol. Chen., 21, 2922-2929 (2023)
  7. Y. Wu, A. Muthukrishnan, S. Nagata, Y. Nabae, "Tafel Slope Analysis from Inhernt Rate Constants for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Over N-doped Carbon and Fe-N-doped Carbon Electrocatalysts", Catal. Surv. Asia, 27, 84-94 (2023)
  8. J. Anjana and A. Muthukrishnan, “Effect of Local pH Change in non-PGM Catalysts – A Potential Dependent Mechanistic Analysis of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction” Catal. Sci. Technol., 12, 6246-6255 (2022)
  9. E.A. Anook Nazer, A.E. Poulose, A. Muthukrishnan, "O-Functionlisation of N-doped Reduced Graphene Oxide for Topological Defect-Driven Oxygen Reduction", ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 5, 10528 (2022) 
  10. S. Arya Gopal, A.E. Poulose, C. Sudhakar, A. Muthukrishnan, " Kinetic Insights into the Mechanism of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Fe2O3/C Composites", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, 44195 (2021)
  11. V. Gowri, S. Jalwal, A. H. Dar, A. Gopal, A. Muthukrishnan, A. Bajaj, A-Md. Ehesan, G. Jayamurugan, "A subtle change in substituent enabled multi-ways fluorine anion signals including paper-strip colorimetric detection using urea-functionalized push–pull chromophore receptor", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 410, 113163 (2021)
  12. E.A. Anook Nazer, A. Muthukrishnan, “Synergistic effect of BCN nanomaterials for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction – A kinetic and mechanistic analysis to explore the active sites”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 10, 6659 (2020)
  13. Y. Wu, A. Muthukrishnan, S. Nagata, Y. Nabae, "Kinetic Analysis of Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Over a Fe/N/C Catalyst Considering the Chemical Decomposition of H2O2", J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 17599 (2020)
  14. A.H. Dar, V. Gowri, A. Gopal, A. Muthukrishnan, A. Balaji, S. Artaliya, A. Selim, M. E. Ali, G. Jayamurugan, “Designing of Push-Pull Chromophores with Tunable Electronic and Luminescent Properties Using Urea as the Electron Donor”, J. Org. Chem., 84, 8941 (2019)

Publications from Tokyo Institute of Technology (2012 to 2017)

  1. Y. Wu, Y, A. Muthukrishnan, S. Nagata and Y. Nabae, Kinetic Understanding of the Reduction of Oxygen to Hydrogen Peroxide over an N-Doped Carbon Electrocatalyst. J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 4590 (2019).
  2. Y. Nabae, A.Muthukrishnan and Y. Wu, “Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode Voltammetry Considering the Quasi-Four Electron Reduction of Oxygen for Fe/N/C Catalsyts”, ECS Trans., 80, 701 (2017)
  3. A. Muthukrishnan and Y. Nabae, “Estimation of the Inherent Kinetic Parameters for Oxygen Reduction over a Pt-Free Cathode Catalyst by Resolving the Quasi-Four-Electron Reduction”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 22515 (2016)
  4. A. Muthukrishnan and Y. Nabae, “Estimation of the Rate Constants for the 2x2-Electron ORR By Combining the Voltammograms of Oxygen and Hydrogen Peroxide Reduction Reactions”, ECS Trans., 75, 869 (2016).
  5. J. Wu, Y.Nabae, A.Muthukrishnan and T.Ohsaka, “Electrochemical deposition and dissolution of Fe species for N-doped carbon to understand the degradation mechanism of Pt-free oxygen reduction catalysts”, Electrochim. Acta, 214, 307 (2016)
  6. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Ohsaka, “Role of iron in the reduction of H2O2 intermediate during the oxygen reduction reaction on iron-containing polyimide-based electrocatalysts”, RSC Adv., 6, 3774 (2016).
  7. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka, “A kinetic approach to investigate mechanistic pathways of oxygen reduction reaction on Fe-containing N-doped carbon catalysts”, ACS catal., 5, 5194 (2015).
  8. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, C.W. Chang, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka, “A high-performance Fe and nitrogen doped catalysts derived from diazoniapentaphene salt and phenolic resin mixture for oxygen reduction reaction”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 5, 1764 (2015).
  9. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Hayakawa, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka. “Fe-containing polyimide-based high-performance ORR catalysts in acidic medium: A kinetic approach to study the durability of catalysts”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 5, 475 (2015).

Publications from IIT Madras (2005 to 2010)

  1. A. Muthukrishnan, V. Boyarskiy, M.V. Sangaranarayanan and I. Boyarskaya, “Mechanism and regioselectivity of electrochemical reduction in polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) – kinetic analysis for the successive reduction of chlorines from dichlorobiphenyls”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 655 (2012).
  2. A. Muthukrishnan, M.V. Sangaranarayanan, V.P. Boyarskiy and I.A. Boyarskaya, “Regioselective electrochemical reduction of 2,4-dichlorobiphenyl - distinct standard reduction potentials for carbon-chlorine bonds using convolution potential sweep voltammetry”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 490, 148 (2010).
  3. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Analysis of C-F bond cleavages in methylfluorobenzoates- fragmentation and dimerization of anion radicals using convolution potential sweep voltammetry”, Electrochim. Acta, 55, 1664 (2010).
  4. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Mechanistic analysis of the reductive cleavage of carbon-halogen bonds in halopentafluorobenzenes”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 156(2), F23 (2009).
  5. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Electrochemical reduction of carbon–fluorine bond in 4-fluorobenzonitrile – mechanistic analysis employing Marcus–Hush quadratic activation-driving force relation”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 446, 297 (2007).
  6. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Hydration energies of C60 and C70 fullerenes – A novel Monte Carlo simulation study”, Chem. Phys., 331, 200 (2007)
  7. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Differential capacitance of liquid/liquid interfaces - A lattice gas model approach”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 296, 624 (2006).
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