Professor Dr K C James Raju 

Brief Biodata

2009- present Professor of Electronic Science at School of Physics, University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad, India.

2006- 2009 Associate Professor of Electronic Science at School of Physics, UoH.

2003- 2006 Reader of Electronic Science at School of Physics, UoH

2001- 2003 Senior Lecturer of Electronic Science at School of Physics, UoH.

1995-PhD-in Microwave Materials and Devices. From Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, 

Title of Thesis: Correlations between Microwave Dielectric Resonator Materials and Ferroelectrics in (Ba,Sr)(Zr,Ti)O3 system.

1995-1996 Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

1996- 2001 Lecturer of Electronic Science at School of Physics, UoH

1986- MSc -MG University- India


Awards & Fellowships:


Associate Editor of COJ Electronics & Communications, Crimson Publishers: Member of Editorial board of Science Publishing Group journal: American Journal of Modern Physics.

Elected Life Member of National Academy of Sciences, India.

A Patent got awarded, August, 2001. "A process for the preparation of dielectric resonators for microwave applications" K.C.James Raju, V.Sivasubramanian, B.Viswanathan, V.R.K. Murthy, and V.Sundararajan. (INDIA).

Summer fellowship at the Microsystems division at ITC-IRST, Trento, Italy during May-June, 2005.


PAPER REVIEWER for following Journals :


IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters

Journal of Physical Chemistry

Applied Physics Letters

Journal of Applied Physics

Materials Letters

Materials Science and Engineering B

Journal of Alloys and Compounds

Bulletin of Materials Science

Micro and Nano Letters

American Ceramic Soceity

Journal of Materials Chemistry and Physics


PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIPS:


IEEE

IEEE- Microwave Theory and Techniques

Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS)

Microwave Apllications Society of India (MASI)

Material Research Society of India (MRSI)

American Ceramic Society

Indian Ceramic Society

Indian Physics Association (IPA)

Indian Science Congress Association

BROAD EXPERTISE

contribute meaningfully, as faculty and students, to the creation of knowledge by means of research output and thus to development in the various fields of study within Science.
MATERIAL PREPARATION

i) Ceramic Preparation:

Ball Mill, Hydraulic Press, Powder compaction Dies.
Furnaces up to 1760oC, Hot air ovens, Microwave oven.

ii) Thin FIlm Preparation:

Large area Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) system with Excimer Laser
Pulsed laser deposition system
Laser Annealing system with Nd-YAG Laser
3 Target sputtering system with 2 RF and One DC sources.
Single target RF sputtering system.
Ion beam sputtering system- using Kaufmann Ion source.
DC sputtering systems.
Thermal evaporation systems.
Laurell make Spin Coater, Laminar air flow table
CHARACTERIZATION:

Precision Impedance Analyser (40Hz to 110MHz). Agilent 4294A.
J Microtechnology make RF/DC Probe Station.
Fluke LCR Meter PM6304, Programmable DC voltage source.
Spectrophotometer. UV/Visible/IR.
Microwave components: C to K band.
Ferroelectric Material Test System. Precision LC, Radiant Technologies, USA.
Facility for controlled temperature measurement of material parameters. (100-600K)
CENTRAL FACILITES:

Microwave Vector Network Analyser. Agilent 8722ES.
Pulsed Laser deposition system(PLD)
Scanning Probe Microscope
X-Ray diffractometers - Philips and INEL
Microfabrication facility with mask aligner, Scriber, profiler,Ultrapure water plant from Millipore, spin coater and wire bonder.
Scanning Electron Microscope with EDAX attachment.
Transmission Electron Microscopy(TEM)
Vibrating Sample Magnetometer 
Confocal Microscope
ESR Spectrometer
Field Cycling NMR