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Sil Anjan
Anjan Sil Head Of Department asil1fmt[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285073 Website
Areas of Interest
  • (1) Functional Ceramics, (2) Energy Storage Materials , Nanostructured carbon materials, High energy density lithium ion battery, Electroceramic thin films
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2009On GoingProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20012009Associate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
19972001Assistant ProfessorThapar University Patiala
19921997LecturerThapar University Patiala
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
M.Sc.Solid State PhysicsIIT Kharagpur1984
M.Tech.Materials TechnologyIT, BHU1986
Ph.D.Materials TechnologyInstitute of Technology Banaras Hindu University1991
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20142015Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2015IIT Roorkee
1 Mar 2016till dateHead of the Department of Metallurgical and Materials EnggIIT Roorkee
2013 2014Vice Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2014IIT Roorkee
20122014NSS CoordinatorIIT Roorkee
2013March 2016DRC ChairmanIIT Roorkee
2012On GoingAddl. Officer in-charge Ph.D., Annual report, BOG report and SeminarIIT Roorkee
2012On GoingConvener Technical Committee purchaseIIT Roorkee
2012On GoingOfficer in-charge Store and Gas ProcurementIIT Roorkee
20102011Officer in-charge BuildingIIT Roorkee
2002On GoingOfficer in-charge Ceramic laboratoryIIT Roorkee
2009On GoingOfficer in-charge Energy Materials LaboratoryIIT Roorkee
20112011Addl.Officer in-charge Materials Testing LabIIT Roorkee
20102011Addl. Officer in-charge Metallography labIIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
1. Development of conducting polymer coated LiFePO4 nano-composites as cathode materials for next geCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi 2015
2. Development of thin film varistors for low voltage applications British Council (UKIERI)2008
3. Studies on atomic arrangements and bonding (alloyed) and intercalated carbon nanotubes, graphite Department of Science and Technology CP-STIO Programme 2009
4. Nano-composite materials for clean energy: energy generation, storage, savings and sefetyDepartment of Science and Technology Indo-Australian project2009
5. Development of high energy density lithium ion battery technologyMinistry of Defence, N. Delhi2004
6. Fundamental studies on lithium-graphite anodeMinistry of Defence, N. Delhi2004
7. Raising infrastructure for research and development in the area of high performance ceramicsAICTE, N.Delhi 1995
8. Study of ionic conductivity enhancement in Cu halide: NiO system and develop- ment of composite UGC, N.Delhi 1996
Memberships
  • 1. Materials Research Society of India, Life member
  • 2. The Indian Ceramic Society, Life member
  • 3. The Indian Society for Technical Education, Life member
  • 4. Indian Thermal Analysis Society, Life member
  • 5. Punjab Academy of Sciences, Life member
  • 6. Indian Chapter of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Life member
  • 7. Royal Society of Chemistry, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Ceramics and Metal Powder ProcessingMT-301B Tech 3 yearAutumn
ProjectMT-492B Tech 4 yearAutumn
Energy Storage MaterialsMT-558M Tech 1 YearSpring
Materials Science and EngineeringMT-201BB Tech 2 YearSpring
ProjectMT-492B Tech 4 YearSpring
Practical TrainingMT-490B Tech 4 YearSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
1. Development and study of ZnO-Sb2O3 varistorShri Jagmohan Datt
2. Preparation and characterization of doped PMN relaxor ferroelectricsMr Yogesh Kumar Sharma
3. Preparation of ceramic composites and their fracture toughnessesMr Kuntal Maiti
4. Indentation induced testing studies on oxide ceramicsMr Shende Deodatta Anil
5. Preparation of self-crack healing structural ceramics and evaluation of their mechanical propert Mr Sanjeev Kumar
6. Preparation of ceramic-ceramic composites and study the crack healing behavior of these compositeMr Anup Tigga
7. Study of sol-gel based silica, alumina, zirconia layers on glass for antireflective application Mr Soumya Shankar Ghosh
8. Preparation and characterization of ceramic oxide thin films for electrical sensorsMr Niranjana A P
9. Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured ceramic thin films using sol-gel process and optMr Kiran A
10. Synthesis, characterization and energy storage application of graphene material Mr Parichay Basu
11. Preparation and characterization of nano-structured electrodes of solid oxide fuel cellsMr Samar Sonkhla
12. Study of metal oxides / CNTs composite based electrodes for application in asymmetric supercapacMr Anil Sabat
13.Development of tape cast SOFC electrolytes and study their electrical and mechanical properties Mr Syed Idrees Afzal Jalali
14. Development of nanostructured ceramic coatings and their characterizationMr Ankit Nanda
15. Investigation on compressibility of nanocomposite alumina powders and influence of particle sizeMr Dipak Kumar Gupta
16. High performance energy storage system based on Li-ion battery and supercapacitor hybrid.Mr. Hari Raj
17. Characterization of solid oxide fuel cells prepared by sequential tape casting.Ms. Pritha Sanbigrahi
18. Mechanical and thermal characterization of aluminium titanate ceramic with mullite dispersion.Mr. Nitish Bhardwaj
19. Development of ceramic composites for improved toughnessMr Vipin Kumar
20. Thin film synthesis in compound oxides and their electrical and magnetic characterizationMr Praju L Hadimani
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Dr.(Mrs.) Rajni SharmaNano composite polymer electrolytes
Dr Rajeev Sehrawat Cathode materials for lithium ion battery
Mr. Sobhit SaxenaLithium ion battery supercapacitor hybrid
Mr. Siddharth SinghSolid oxide fuell cell electrolyte
Mrs. Preana Chaturvedi Silicon based nano-structures as a cathode material for lithium ion batteries
Mr. Abhishek GuptaCeramics for energy storage application
Mr. Hari RajEnergy Storage Materials
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Microstructural and electrical investigations on ZnO varistors with SiO2 additive as grain growt1. Dr Mrs RoopaA2002 Award
Ion transport properties of some mixed halide based oxide dispersed composite electrolyte systems2. Dr Mrs ArchanaA2005 Award
Development of anodized Al oxide with CNT CNF in nanopores and its tribological behaviour3. Dr Manoj Kumar KushwahaA2009 Award
Investigations on cathode materials for lithium ion battery4. Dr Gurpreet SinghA2009 Award
Synthesis and characterization of anode materials for lithium ion battery5. Dr Kuldeep SinghA2011 Award
Stabilization of cubic spinel Li Mn O by dopants as cathode material in Li ion battery6. Dr Mrs Priti SinghA2010 Award
Oxide dispersed ceramic composites their fracture toughness and hardness characteristics7. Dr Kuntal MaitiA2011 Award
Characterisation and mechanical properties of thermally sprayed ceramic coatings8. Dr Vinay Pratap SinghA2011 Award
Nano structured carbon as an anode material for Li ion battery 9. Dr Malay JanaA2013 Award
Polymer based nanocomposite electrolytes for Li-ion batteries10. Dr (Mrs) Rajni SharmaA2015 Award
Synthesis and characterization of LiFePO4/C- polymer cathode material for Li-ion battery11. Mr Rajeev SehrawatA2016 Award
Lithium ion battery supercapacitor hybrid : preparation and characterization12. Mr. Sobhit SaxenaO2011
Synthesis and characterization of La2Mo2O9 - based electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cell.13. Mr SiddharthO2013
Silicon based nano-structures as a cathode material for lithium ion batteries14. Mrs. Preana ChaturvediO2011
Ceramics for energy storage application 15. Mr Abhishek GuptaO2014
Energy Storage Materials 16. Mr Hari RajO2015
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
University of Cambridge (UK)INSA The Royal Society London Exchange of Scientists Programme28/07/2003
University of Leeds (UK)UKIERI for joint research project formulation18/06/2007
University of Cambridge (UK)INSA The Royal Society London Exchange of Scientists Programme01/07/2007
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work30/06/2008
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work09/03/2009
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work14/06/2009
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work20/06/2010
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work20/03/2011
University of Cambridge (UK)UKIERI collaborative research project work12/06/2011
MIT, BOSTON, USATo attend International Symposium04/07/2011
University of Cambridge (UK)Dissemination programme of UKIERI collaborative research project 09/09/2012
University of Cambridge (UK)Dissemination programme of UKIERI collaborative research project27/05/2013
Trinity College, Dublin, IrelandTo attend 9th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and nanostructured Materials. 8/9/2014
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Energy materials : lithium ion batteries and composite solid electrolytes. National Conference on Emerging Trends In Engineering Materials T.I.E.T. PatialaT2007
Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stability. National Seminar (DMAT – 2012) Banaras Hindu University, VaranasiI2012
Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stability IIT Kanpur T2013
Invited Talk TEQIP Sponsored Short Term Course on Futuristic Materials SBSSTC, Ferozepur, PunjabI2013
Cathode materials for lithium ion battery - an overviewIIT KharagpurG2016
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Characterization and testings of Heat-treated iron and steelsTIET, Patiala 21/12/95
Basics of CompositesTIET, Patiala13/06/96
Lecture deliveredSBSCET, Ferozepur12/07/99
Lecture deliveredTCIRD, Patiala28/02/2000
Ferroelectric Materials-their Structures, properties and ApplicationsSLIET, Longowal14/02/2000
Structures and applications of ceramic materialsI.I.T. Roorkee24/09/2001
Nanoceramics and their synthesis processesI.I.T. Roorkee21/02/2005
Conventional and technical CeramicsI.I.T. Roorkee14/03/2005
Composite solid electrolytesI.I.T. Roorkee07/11/2005
Ionic conductivity in solid electrolytes and electrodes.TIET, Patiala12/12/2005
Ionic conduction in nano-structured electroceramicsI.I.T. Roorkee06/02/2006
Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO ceramic- based non-ohmic resistorsI.I.T. Roorkee10/02/2006
Cathode Materials for Lithium ion batteries - an overviewIIT Kharagpur16/05/2016
Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stabilityIIT Kanpur05/09/2013
Books Authored

"Morphology of cylindrical carbon nanostructures grown by catalytic chemical vapor deposition method," S. Ray, M. Jana, A. Sil. Graphene Science Handbook: Nanostructure and Atomic Arrangement, Vol. 2, Chapter-8, CRC Press,     Taylor & Francis, 2016, ISBN-13:978-1-4665-9138-7.

 

 

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Anjan Sil, D.S. Venkateswarlu and N.K. Samria, “Optimal thermodynamic design of potted heater-cathode assemblies: some considerations,” IETE Technical Review, 6, pp. 440–444 (1989).

  2. Anjan Sil, N.K. Samria and D.S. Venkateswarlu, “Thermal analysis of a cathode: temperature distribution and warm-up time,” Appl  Surf  Sci  45, pp. 299–245 (1990).

  3. D.S. Venkateswarlu and Anjan Sil, “Imperfect boundaries: thermal response of the cathode surface of a potted heater–cathode assembly,” Appl Surf Sci, 52, pp. 7–17 (1991).

  4. Anjan Sil, N.K. Samria and D.S. Venkateswarlu, “Analytical studies of electrode surface temperatures for convergent electron gun,”  Ind Jl Pure and Appl Phy, 31, pp. 106–112 (1993).

  5. A. Sil, N.K. Samria, A. Chatterjee, and D.S. Venkateswarlu, “Estimation of Dispenser Cathode Surface Temperature of a Practical Potted Heater Cathode Assembly,” IEEE Trans Electron Devices, 40, pp. 1855–1863 (1993).

  6. A. Sil, D.S. Venkateswarlu, A. Chatterjee, M.M. Shukla and A. Jhansi Rani, “Transient Thermal Response of the Cathode Surface of a Potted Heater–Cathode Structure,” IEEE Trans Electron Devices, 41, pp. 1480–1481 (1994).

  7. A. Sil, D.S. Venkateswarlu, “Modelling of barium transport in dispenser cathodes,” Appl Surf Sci, 81, pp. 469–473 (1994).

  8. R. Goel, A. Sil and H.R. Anand, “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of SiO2 doped ZnO–Bi2O3 varistors,” Bull Mater Sci, 22, pp. 49–57 (1999).

  9. R. Goel, A. Sil, H.R. Anand & S.R. Prabhakar, “Grain growth studies of Al doped ZnO–Bi2O3–SiO2(0.4–0.6mol%)varistors,”  Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 7, pp. 344–349 (2000).

  10. R.Goel, A Sil and H R Anand, “Preparation and electrical characteristics of Al doped ZnO-Bi2O3-SiO2 varistors,” Trans  Mater Res Soc Japan, 26 (1), (2001).

  11. Archana Mangla & Anjan Sil, “Transport characteristics of 0.3 KCl: 0.7 ZrO2 solid electrolyte,” Ind Jl Pure & Appl Phy, 39, pp. 267–270 (2001).

  12. Archana Gupta & Anjan Sil, “Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity measurements of (1–x) KCl: x ZrO2 solid electrolyte system,” Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 9, pp. 65–68 (2002).

  13. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil and N. K. Verma, “Preparation and characterization of mixed halide systems as solid electrolyte base,” Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 11, pp.212-216 (2004).

  14. Archana Gupta and Anjan Sil, “Transport characteristics of ZrO2 dispersed mixed (BaCl2)1-x - (KCl)x solid electrolytes,” Materials Research Bulletin, 40, pp.67-77 (2005).

  15. Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil and K.L.Yadav, “Structural and dielectric properties of MgO doped 0.8PMN-0.2PT solid solution,”   Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 12, pp.317 – 320 (2005).

  16. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Preparation of rare earth oxide doped alumina ceramics and their hardness,   fracture toughness determinations,” Ind Jl of Engg & Mat Sc, 13, pp.443-450 (2006).

  17. Anjan Sil and Pankaj Kumar Verma, “Synthesis of nanosized AlN powder using novel nitridation route,” Ind Jl of Engg & Mat Sc, 14, pp.309-312 (2007).

  18. Kushwaha, M.K.; Sil, Anjan; Ray, S, “Carbon nanotube / nanofiber embedded nanoporous anodized aluminium oxide surface and its tribological properties,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. 4152-4158 (2008).

  19. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil, N K Verma, “ Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity studies of  ZrO2 dispersed mixed halide matrix (KCl)0.9 -(NaCl)0.1,” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 70, pp. 340-343, (2009).

  20. K M Knowles, M E Vickers, Anjan Sil, Y-H Han and P Jaffrenou, “X-ray powder diffraction and electron diffraction studies of the thortveitite-related L phase, (Zn,Mn)2V2O7,” Acta Cryst, B65, pp 160-166, (2009).

  21. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath and Subrata Ray, “Preparation and characterization of Li[Mn2-xFex]O4 (x = 0.0-0.6) spinel nanoparticles as cathode materials for lithium ion battery,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol.67, pp 233-238, (2009)

  22. Kuldeep Rana, Anjan Sil and S Ray, “Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes by using catalyst LiNi0.5Co0.5O2 on anodized alumina substrate,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol.67, pp 197-202, (2009).

  23. Gurpreet Singh, Amrish Panwar, Anjan Sil and Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of LiMn2O4 nanoparticles using citric acid as chelating agent,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol.67, pp 227-232, (2009).

  24. Gurpreet Singh, Anjan Sil and Sudipto Ghosh, “Structural, thermal and morphological studies of magnesium substituted-lithium manganese oxide spinels,” Physica B, 404, pp. 3807-3813, (2009). 

  25. Gurpreet Singh, S. L. Gupta, R. Prasad, S. Auluck, Rajeev Gupta and Anjan Sil, “Suppression of Jahn-Teller distortion by chromium and magnesium doping in spinel LiMn2O4: A first-principles study using GGA and GGA+U,” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 70, pp.1200-1206, (2009).

  26. Kuldeep Rana, Anjan Sil and S. Ray, “Synthesis of ribbon type carbon nanostructure using LiFePO4 catalyst and their electrochemical performance,” Materials Research bulletin, 44, pp. 2155-2159 (2009). 

  27. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath and Subrata Ray, “Preparation and characterization of lithium manganese oxide cubic spinel Li1.03Mn1.97O4 doped with Mg and Fe,” Physica B 405, pp. 649-654 (2010). 

  28. Gurpreet Singh, Amrish Panwar, Anjan Sil and Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of citric acid assisted Cr-doped lithium manganese oxide spinel,” Ceramics Silikaty, 53 (4), pp. 260-267(2009). 

  29. Gurpreet Singh, Anjan Sil, Sudipto Ghosh and Amrish Panwar, “Effect of citric acid content on synthesis of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 and its electrochemical characteristics, Ceramics International, 36, pp. 1831-1836 (2010).

  30. Kuldeep Rana, Anjan Sil and S.Ray,  “Modification of the structure of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by choice of catalyst and their electro-chemical behaviour,” Materials Chemistry and Physics, 120, pp. 484-489 (2010). (published in : vol.120, Issues 2-3, Pages 231-722, 15 April 2010)

  31. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath and Subrata Ray, "Synthesis and characterization of Li[Mn2-xMgx]O4 (x = 0.0-0.3) prepared by sol-gel synthesis," Ceramics - Silikáty,  54 (1), pp. 38-46 (2010).

  32. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath, and S. Ray, “Phase stability and charge capacity of cubic spinel in Li1+δMn2-δO4 and consequence of magnesium doping,” Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 157 (3), pp. A259-A266 (2010).

  33. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Relationship between fracture toughness characteristics and morphology of sintered Al2O3 ceramics,” Ceramics International 36 (2010) 2337-2344.

  34. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Relationship of the R-curve with the microstructure of alumina ceramics,” Journal of Ceramics Processing Research, vol.11, No.6, pp. 678-684 (2010).  

  35. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, and R Jayaganthan, “A study on sliding and erosive  wear behavior of atmospheric plasma sprayed conventional and nanostructured alumina coatings,” Materials and Design 32 (2011) 584-591. 

  36. Debajyoti Mohanty, Anjan Sil and Kuntal Maiti, “Development of input output relationships for self-healing Al2O3/SiC ceramic composites with Y2O3 additive using design of experiments,” Ceramics International 37 (2011) 1985-19192. 

  37. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Preparation and nano- and micron- sized dispersed Al2O3 ceramic composites and study their hardness and fracture toughnessa,” Ceramic Transactions (The American Ceramic Society), (Accepted for publication)

  38. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Microstructural relationship with fracture toughness of undoped and rare earths (Y, La) doped Al2O3 - ZrO2 ceramic composites,” Ceramics International 37 (2011) 2411-2421. 

  39. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Tailoring of surface melting of oxide based catalyst particles by doping to influence the growth of multi-walled carbon nano-structures.” Carbon 49 (2011) 5142 - 5149. (Archived in NRC-CISTI: Discover).

  40. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Influence of melting of transition metal oxides on the morphology of carbon nanostructures”. Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012), p.159-163.

  41. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Growth of carbon nanostructures in catalytic chemical vapour deposition method”. The Banaras Metallurgist, 17 (2012) p.1-16.

  42. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, and R. Jayaganthan, “Tribological behavior of plasma  sprayed Cr2O3-3%TiO2 coatings,” Wear, 272 (2011) 149–158.

  43. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, and R. Jayaganthan, “Tribological Behavior of Nanostructured Alumina Coatings”, Surface Engineering, DOI 10.1179/1743294411 Y.0000000076, (2011).

  44. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, and R. Jayaganthan, “Wear of Plasma Sprayed Conventional and nanostructured Al2O3 and Cr2O3, Based Coatings”, Review Paper, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Volume 65, Number 1, 1-12, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-011-0070-0,(2012).

  45. S S Ghosh, S Das, A Sil and P K Biswas, “Characterization of invidual layers of an optical design based multilayered antireflection coating developed by sol-gel method,” J Sol-Gel Sci Technol 64 : 534-542, (2012).

  46. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes,” Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012), pp.185-189.

  47. Rajeev Sehrawat and Anjan Sil, “Synthesis and characterization of LiFePO4-C/PANI composites for cathode material of lithium ion battery, “Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012), pp.240-244.

  48. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Morphology of carbon nanostructures and their electrochemical performance for lithium ion battery,” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 75 (2014), pp. 60-67.

  49. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Growth and morphology of carbon nanostructures on nickel oxide nanoparticles in catalytic chemical vapour deposition,” Applied Physics A, 117 (2014), p.1425-1436.

  50. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, "Chemical nature of catalysts of oxide nanoparticles in enviroment prevailing during growth of carbon nanostructures by CCVD, Bull. Mater. Sci., Vol. 39, No. 7, December (2016), pp. 1783 - 1790.  

  51. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes”, Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012), pp.185-189.

  52. Anjan Sil, Rajni Sharma and Subrata Ray, “Mechanical and thermal characteristics of PMMA-based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with CNFs dispersion”, Surface and Coatings Technology, 271 (2015) 201-206.

  53. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Effect of Carbon Nanotube Dispersion on Electrochemical and Mechanical Characteristics of Poly(methyl methacrylate)-based gel polymer electrolytes, Polymer Composites, 37  6 (2016) 1936 - 1944.

  54. P. Chaturvedi, A. Kumar, A. Sil and Y. Sharma, “Cost effective urea combustion derived mesoporous-Li2MnSiO4 as a novel material for supercapacotor,” RSC (The Royal Society of Chemistry) Advances, 2015, 5, 25156.

  55. Prerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil and Yogesh Sharma, "Energy storage performance of hybrid aqueous supercapacitor based on nano-Li2MnSiO4 and activated carbon," Ionics, (2016) 22, 1719.

  56. Rajeev Sehrawat, Anjan Sil, Synthesis and characterization of LiFePO4-C/ PANI composite for cathode material of lithium ion battery, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 585 (2012) 240-244.

  57. Rajeev Sehrawat, Anjan Sil, Polymer gel combustion synthesis of LiFePO4/C composite as cathode material for Li-ion battery, Ionics 21 (2015) 673 - 685.

  58. Rajeev Sehrawat, Anjan Sil, Effect of solvents on electrochemical performance of polypyrole coated LiFePO4/C cathode materials for Li-ion battery, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics(JMSE), 26 (2015) 5175-5185.

  59. P. Chaturvedi, A Sil and Y. Sharma, "Synthesis and transport properties of nanostructured lithium manganese silicate (Li2MnSiO4) as LIB cathode material," Solid State Ionics, 297 (2016) 68 - 76.

  60. Sameer Chouksey, Anjan Sil, Debrupa Lahiri, Indranil Lahiri, “Atmospheric Oxidation Effect of Si-CNT Anode on Li-ion Battery Performance,” Nanomaterials and Energy, Vol.4, Issue 2, December 2015, pp. 153-158.

  61. Hari Raj, Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Internal hybrid system of Li-ion battery and supercapacitor,” Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research, vol. 2, No. 11, April – June 2015, pp. 937 – 940. (Krishi Sanskriti Publications).

  62. Anjan Sil, R Sharma and S Ray, "Carbon nanofibers reinforced P(VdF-HFP) based gel polymer electrolyte for lithium ion battery application," World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 9 (2015) 181 - 184.

  63. R Sharma, A Sil and S Ray, "Poly(methyl methacrylate) based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with enhanced safety and performance," J Pol Res 23 (2016) 194. 

  64. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, "Nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 Material for the Electrode of Lithium Ion Battery," IETE Technical Review (2016), vol. 33, No. 1, 60 - 63.

  65. Prerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil and Yogesh Sharma, “Energy storage performance of urea combustion derived nanocrystalline –Li2MnSiO4 as a novel electrode material for symmetric supercapacitor,” AIP Conference Proc., 1731, 050058 (2016).

  66. Hari Raj, Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil “Improved electrochemical performance of Li4Ti5O12 by reducing rutile TiO2 phase impurity and particle size”, Materials Technology (2017), Vol. 32, No. 3, 196-201.

  67. Anjan Sil, Kiran A., Niranjana A.P., Kevin M. Knowles, “Sol-gel preparation of Zn-V-Mn-O thin films for low voltage varistor applications,”  Ceramics International (Accepted) (2017).  

  68. S S Ghosh and A Sil, “Enhancement of photoresponse property of perovskite solar cell by aluminium chloride (AlCl3),” Semiconductor Science and Technology, IOP Science, (under review).

National and International Conference Publications

  1. Anjan Sil and Harpreet Pal Singh, “Preparation, characterization and performance of BaTiO3–based positive temperature coefficient thermistors,” Proc. 6th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, pp C–2–1 – C–2–6, TIET, Patiala, March 4–6, (1999).

  2. R. Goel, A.Sil, S.R. Prabhakar, “Effect of SiO2 addition to ZnO–Bi2O3 based varistors,” Proc. National Seminar on Advances in Materials & Processing, pp 222–228, IIT Roorkee Nov. 9–10, (2001).

  3. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil and N.K.Verma, “Electrical conductivity measurements of ZrO2 dispersed mixed (KCl)1-x – (KI)x solid electrolytes,” Proc. National Conf. on Materials and Related Technologies, pp.9 – 15,Patiala, Sept. 19-20, (2003).

  4. Anjan Sil, N.K.Samria and D.S.Venkateswarlu, “Transient solution of heat transfer in a composite ceramic-metal body with radiative boundaries,” Proc. Seminar-cum-workshop, Advances in Ceramics, pp. 72-78, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 10-11, (1988).

  5. Anjan Sil, D.S.Venkateswarlu and S.K.Srivastava, “Feasibility studies on microwave tube cooling using heat pipe technique,” Proc. Conf. Thermal Systems, pp.295 – 298, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 22-23, (1986).

  6. V Kumar, A Sil and H R Anand, “Conductivity dependence on concentration of insulating particulate phase in the AgI – Al2O3 dispersed phase solid electrolyte system,” National Conference on Ferroics, GNDU, Amritsar, Jan (1994).

  7. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil and N.K.Verma, “Role of mixed halides as solid electrolyte base matrix,” 5th Punjab Science Congress, Science and Technology in New Millennium, PHO-59,Patiala, Feb. 7 –9, (2002).

  8. Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil and K.L.Yadav, “Effect of sintering temperature on the microstructure and dielectric properties of PbO and MgO doped 0.8PMN-0.2PT,” Thirteenth National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics, University of Delhi,Nov 23 – 25, (2004).

  9. Anjan Sil, S.K.Srivastava, D.S.Venkateswarlu and R.Balaji Rao, “Heat pipe design and testing,” Proc. 74thIndian Science Congress, Part IV, p.141, Bangalore, (1987).

  10. Anjan Sil, D.S.Veakateswarlu and N.K.Samria, “Composite ceramic-metal body : steady state solution of heat transfer under radiative boundaries,” Proc. 51st Annual Session, Indian Ceramic Society, Varanasi, (1987).

  11. G.D.Singh, Anjan Sil, G.S.Raju and D.S.Venkateswarlu, “Rapid cooling of transformer through heat pipe,” Proc. National Seminar on Computer Hardware and Software applications to Energy Systems and Devices, REC, Rourkela,Feb 23-25, (1989).

  12. Roopa,H R Anand and A Sil, “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO-Bi2O3-SiO2 varitors,” Souvenir 6th Annual General Meeting, MRSI, IIT Kharagpur, Feb.8 -10 (1995).

  13. Roopa, A Sil and H R Anand, “Microstructural investigations of ZnO- Bi2O3-SiO2 varistors,” 87th Indian Science Congress, Patiala, (1996).

  14. Goel R, Sil A, Anand H R and Prabhakar S R, “Effect of silica on the graingrowth of ZnO-Bi2O3 varistors,” Information Booklet, 3rd Punjab Science Congress and Symposium, p.15, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Dec. 10-12, (1999).

  15. R.Bansal, A Sil, S.R.Prabhakar and H.R.Anand, “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO based varistors,” Annual Technical Meeting, Indian Institute of Metals, Paper D2-5,I.I.T. Kanpur, Nov. 15-16, (1999).

  16. Roopa, A Sil, and H R Anand, “Microstructural and electrical investigations of ZnO based varistor,” Programme & Abstracts, 7th Annual General Meeting, MRSI, D14, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, Feb. 1-3, (1996).

  17. R Goel, A Sil, H R Anand and S R Prabhakar, “Grain growth studies of ZnO based varistors,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), PS3-17,SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

  18. Archana Gupta & Anjan Sil, “Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity measurement of (1–x) KCl: x ZrO2 solid electrolyte system,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), OP5-05, SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

  19. Anjan Sil and Harjinder Singh, “Effect of sintering characteristics on dielectric behaviour of BaTiO3 ceramics,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), PS6-09,SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

  20. Kuldeep Singh Rana, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Effect of mechanical grinding on graphite powder characteristics,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

  21. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and XRD analysis of Li2(Mn1-xMgx)O2(x = 0.01–0.20) cathode materials,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

  22. Kuldeep Singh Rana, Amrish Panwar, Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and characterization of (MnO2)1-x : (MgO)x cathode base material,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

  23. Monika Chaudhary, Amrita Singh, Tashi Nautiyal, Sushil Auluck, Subrata Ray & Anjan Sil, “Electronic structure and co-intercalation of graphite,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

  24. Manoj Kumar Kushwaha, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray,“Carbon nanotube / nanofiber embedded in nanopores of anodized aluminium oxide (AAO) surface,” International conference on experimental condensed matter physics, (ANM- 2007), I.I.T. Mumbai, Jan 8-10, (2007).

  25. M.K.Kushwaha, Anjan Sil, S. Ray, “Preparation of anodic aluminium oxide (AAO) surface and its pore distribution characteristics,” Global Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering, CPIE-2007, N.I.T. Jalandhar, March 22-24, (2007).

  26. Kuldeep Rana, Anjan Sil and S. Ray, “Synthesis and characterization of Mg doped manganese oxide system and its lithiation,” Proceedings 53rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, volume 53, p.1279, (2008).

  27. Kevin M. Knowles, Mary E. Vickers, Anjan Sil, Yung-Hoe Han and Périne Jaffrenou,“The L phase, (Zn,Mn)2V2O7,”International Conf., Electroceramics XI, University of Manchester, UK, Sept. (2008).

  28. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath and S Ray, “Preparation and characterization of Mg doped Li1.33Mn1.67O4 spinel nanoparticles as cathode materials for lithium ion battery,” Proceedings, International Conf., Nanoscience and Technology in Chemistry, Health, Environment and Energy, NATCHEE 2010, pp. 109-113, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India, Jan 7-9, (2010)(Published by Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt Ltd).

  29. Gurpreet Singh, Anjan Sil, Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of the doubly doped lithium manganese oxide spinels,” Proceedings, International Conf., Nanoscience and Technology in Chemistry, Health, Environment and Energy, NATCHEE 2010, pp. 114-1118, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India, Jan 7-9, (2010)(Published by Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt Ltd).

  30. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Selective growth of carbon nanostructures: Role of surface melting”. International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing. Dec. 9-11, 2011; IIT Kharagpur, India.

  31. A. Sil, S. Ray and M. Jana. “Carbon nano-composite materials for energy storage application”. 4th International Symposium on Advancing the Chemical Sciences-Challenges in Renewable Energy. July 05-08, 2011; MIT, Boston, United States of America.

  32. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Doping and growth of carbon nano-structures”. International Conference on Indian Metals Industry-Shaping the Next Decade. Feb. 12-14, 2011; IIM News Letter, New Delhi, XXXX (40), p.7.

  33. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Surface melting and growth of carbon nanostructures”. National Symposium Nano biotechnology (NSNT)-2012. June 1-2, 2012; IIT Mandi, India.

  34. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Influence of melting of transition metal oxides on the morphology of carbon nanostructures”. Advances in Materials and Processing Challenges and Opportunities. Nov. 2-4, 2012; IIT Roorkee, India.

  35. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Fabrication of carbon nanostructures by CCVD using nano-porous alumina template”. 4th International & 25th All India Maufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR). Dec. 14-16, 2012; Jadavpur University, Kolkata. India.

  36. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Hybrid of carbon nanostructures and their application in the anode of rechargeable Li-ion batteries”. 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM). Feb. 18-21, 2013; Goa, India.

  37. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Effect of size and doping of metal oxide particles on surface melting,” International Conf. on Electron Microscopy and the XXXIV Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI 2013), July 3 – 5, 2013, Kolkata.

  38. Anjan Sil, A.P.Niranjana and Kevin M. Knowles, “Synthesis and characterization of ZnO-V2O5-MnO ceramic thin films for low voltage varistor applications,” National Seminar Microstructure-2011 on “Microstructure on across length scales and material properties,” 4-5 November, 2011, IIT Roorkee.

  39. Kuntal Maiti, Anjan Sil, “Influence of microstructure on fracture toughness of Al2O3 caramic,” National Seminar Microstructure-2011 on “Microstructure on across length scales and material properties,” 4-5 November, 2011, IIT Roorkee.

  40. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil. “Effect of Sintering Temperature and Soaking Time Period on the Preparation of Alumina Ceramics and their Hardness Characteristics”. 4th International & 25th All India Maufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR). Dec. 14-16, 2012; Jadavpur University, Kolkata. India.

  41. Kiran A, Anjan Sil and Kevin M Knowles, “Sol-gel derived thin films in doped ZnO-based system and study their V-I characteristics,” Proc., International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (ICEECS-2012), 12 May, 2012, Interscience Research Network, Bhubaneswar, India.

  42. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, R. Jayaganthan, Dry Sliding and Abrasive WearPerformance of Manually Granulated Nanostructured Al2O3 Coatings, AMPCO 2012, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Nov 2012.

  43. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Al2O3-SiC Ceramic Composites And Their Fracture Toughness Characteristics”,Proceedings ofMR-09 Held in IIT Mumbai ,8-9th May, 2009.

  44. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil , “Preparation of SiC dispersedAl2O3 ceramic composites and studies their fracture toughness”, Proceedings of 63rd Annual Technical Meeting of The Indian Institute of Metals,Kolkata,India,16-17 November,2009.

  45. Gurpreet Singh,Anjan Sil, Kuntal Maiti, Prity Singh,Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of the doubly doped lithium manganese oxide spinel” Proceedings of International conference on Nanotechnology and technology in chemistry, health, environment and energy,NATCHEE 2010,January 7-9,2010.

  46. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Preparation of Nano and micron sized ZrO2 dispersed Al2O3 ceramic composites and study their mechanical properties”, Proceeding on International conference on nano science and Technology,ICONSAT-2010,I.I.T.Bombay,Powai,India,17-20 February, 2010.

  47. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Fabrication and mechanical properties of nano-and micron-sized Al2O3/ZrO2 composites” , Proceedings of International Conference on Advancement of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICOANN-2010) to be held at Alagappa University, Karaikudi,Tamil Nadu, March 1-3, 2010.

  48. R. Sehrawat, A. Sil, Synthesis and Electrochemical characterizations of polyaniline coated LiFePO4/C cathode material for lithium ion battery, Proceedings of ‘International Conference on Functional Materials’ (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February,2014.

  49. Sobhit Saxena, “ Synthesis of tempelete based porous nano-structured Li4Ti5O12 with graphene coated surface as anode material for lithium ion battery”, proceedings ofInternational Conference on Nanomechanical Sensing”, IIT Bombay, 6-8 June, 2012.

  50. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Synthesis of nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 by using carbon nano beads as pore former” proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February,2014.

  51. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advance in Materials and Processing Challenges and Opportunities (AMPCO-2012), IIT Roorkee, Nov 2-4, 2012.

  52. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Ionic conduction in P(VDF-HFP)-(PC+DEC)-LiClO4 Gel Polymer Electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars (ISRS-2012), IIT Madras, Dec 13-15, 2012.

  53. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil, Subrata Ray,“Synthesis and Characterization of 0.60P(VdF HFP):0.15(PC+DEC):0.10LiClO4 gel polymer electrolyte”, Proceedings of National Conference for Advances in Material Science for Energy applications (AMSEA-2014), UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies), Dehradun, Jan 9-10, 2014.

  54. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Conductivity and thermal behavior of P(VDF-HFP) based nanocomposite polymer electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, Feb 5-7, 2014.

  55. Anjan Sil and Syed Idrees Afzal Jalali, “Synthesis and characterization of tape casted solid oxide fuelcellelectrolyte," International conference on "Innovative trends in Mechanical, Material,  Manufacturing, Automotive, Automobile and Aeronautical  Engineering", JNU, Delhi, Feb. 15-16,2014.

  56. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Effect of size and doping of metal oxide particles on surface melting,” International Conf. on Electron Microscopy and the XXXIV Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI 2013), July 3 – 5, 2013, Kolkata.

  57. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Investigation of Ionic Conduction in PMMA-LiClO4-(PC-DEC) Polymer Gel Electrolytes”, GC-RSTS-2012, March 3-4, 2012 at TITS Bhiwani.

  58. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes”, AMPCO-2012, Nov 2-4, 2012 at IIT Roorkee.

  59. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Ionic Conduction in P(VdF-HFP)-(PC+DEC)-LiClO4 Gel Polymer Electrolytes”, ISRS-2012, Dec 13-15, 2012 at IIT Madras.(Best Paper Award)

  60. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and Characterization of 0.60P(VdF-HFP):0.15(PC+DEC):0.10LiClO4 gel polymer electrolyte”, AMSEA-2014, Jan 9-10, 2014 at UPES Dehradun.

  61. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Conductivity, infrared and thermal studies on plasticized polymer electrolytes with nano-sized ceramic fillers”, PSC-2014, Feb 14-16, 2014 at PTU Jalandhar.

  62. Anjan Sil, Rajni Sharma and Subrata Ray, “Mechanical and thermal characteristics of PMMA based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with CNFs dispersion” NANOSMAT-2014, Sept 8-11, 2014 at Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

  63. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Preparation and Characterization of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes Based on Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) with Nano-sized Ceramic Fillers”, MS&T-2014, Oct 12-16, 2014 at Pittsburgh, USA.

  64. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Structural, thermal and ionic properties of PVDF-HFP based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes dispersed with CNTs for li-ion batteries”, APM-2015, Feb 20-22, 2015 at IISc Bangalore.

  65. Sobhit Saxena, “ Synthesis of template based porous nano-structured Li4Ti5O12 with graphene coated surface as anode material for lithium ion battery”, proceedings ofInternational Conference on Nanomechanical Sensing”, IIT Bombay, 6-8 June, 2012.

  66. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Synthesis of nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 by using carbon nano beads as pore former” proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February,2014.

  67. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 material for electrode of lithium ion battery” Conference proceedings of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Electronics (ICEE-2014), IISc Bangalore, 3-6 December,  2014.

  68. R. Sherawat and A. Sil, "Synthesis and characterization of polyaniline coated LiFePO4/C cathode materials with excess lithium doping,: 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICCET2014), Sept 19-20, 2014, Penang Malaysia.

  69. Hari Raj, Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil “Internal Hybrid System of Li-Ion Battery and Supercapacitor”, 3rd International Conference on “Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering and Clean Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, April 25-26, (2015).

  70. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil “Excess Li in synthesis of sol-gel derived phase pure Li4Ti5O12” International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2017), Anna University, Chennai, 6-8 January, (2017).

  71. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, “Comparative studies on conductivity and electrochemical performance of pristine and carbon coated LiFePO4 as Li-ion battery cathode material,” International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2017), Anna University, Chennai, 6-8 January, (2017).