Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Solid State Physics
Nanomaterials, Semiconductors, Superconductors, Giant Magnetoresistance Materials,
Materials Characterization by SEM, TEM, X-ray Diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy and
Applications of Nanomaterials in Electronics, Energy Harvesting and Quantum Switching
In-Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy
Mechanics of Nanomaterials and Composites
Electron Transport Properties of Nanomaterials and Composites
Boyi Hao, Anjana Asthana, Paniz K. Hazaveh, Paul L. Bergstrom, Douglas Banyai, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, John
A. Jaszczak & Yoke Khin Yap; New Flexible Channels for Room Temperature Tunneling Field Effect Transistors, Scientific
A. Asthana, Y. K .Yap, R. S. Yassar, Reza, 2014, “Field Emission from Zinc Oxide Nanobelts”
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology15 (2015) 2277
A. Asthana, H. A. Ardakani, Y. K. Yap and R. S. Yassar; Real time observation of mechanically
triggered piezoelectric current in individual ZnO nanobelts. J. Mater. Chem. C2 (2014), 3995
A. Asthana, T. Shokuhfar, Q. Gao, P. A. Heiden, R. S. Yassar “Deformation-Driven Electrical
Transport in Amorphous TiO2 Nanotubes” Appl. Phys. A109 (2012) 127
A. Asthana, K. Momeni and R. S. Yassar, A. Prasad and Y. K. Yap “A study on the correlation
of crystal defect and band gap properties of ZnO nanobelts” Appl. Phys. A105 909 (2011).
A. Asthana, K. Momeni, A. Prasad, and Y. K. Yap and R. S. Yassar “In Situ Observation of Size
Scale Effects on the Mechanical Properties of ZnO Nanowires” Nanotechnology 22 245101(2011).
A. Asthana, T. Shokuhfar, Q. Gao, P. Heiden, C. Friedrich, R. S. Yassar “A Study on the Modulation
Electrical Transport; by; Mechanical Straining of Individual Titanium di Oxide Nanotube”
Applied Phys. Lett, 97 (2010) 1.
A. Asthana, T. Shokuhfar, Q. Gao, P. A. Heiden, C. Friedrich, and R. S. Yassar ” A real time
observation of phase transition of anatase TiO2 nanotubes into rutile particles by in situ Joule heating inside transmission electron
microscope” Adv. Sci. Lett. 3, 557 (2010).
Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza Shahbazian Yassar “ In situ
Probing of Electromechanical Properties of an Individual ZnO Nanobelt” Applied Phys. Lett. 95 (2009) 172106.
Kasra Momeni Anjana Asthana, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza Shahbazian Yassar “Structural inhomogeneity
and piezoelectric enhancement in ZnO nanobelts, Appl. Phys. A July (2012). Now online DOI 10.1007/s00339-012-7081-5 Read More
Fei Teng, Sunand Santhanagopalan, Anjana Asthana, Xiaobao Geng, Sun-il Mho, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar; and Dennis Desheng Meng “Self-assembly
of LiFePO4 nanodendrites in a novel system of ethylene glycol–water” Journal of Crystal Growth, 312,2010, 3493.
Farheen N. Sayed, V. Grover, V. Sudarsan, B.N. Pandey, A. Asthana, R.K. Vatsa, A.K. Tyagi. “Multicolored and white-light phosphors based on doped GdF3
nanoparticles and their potential bio-applications”. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 367 (2012) 161–170
T. Shokuhfar, Q. Gao, A. Asthana, P. Heiden, C. Friedrich, “Structural Instabilities in TiO2 Nanotubes” Journal of Applied Physics, 108 (2010), 1043101.
Anjana Asthana, A Matsumoto, H. Kitaguchi, Y. Matsui and H Kumakura. H Yamada, N Uchiyama “Structural-Microstructural
Characteristics and its Correlations with the Superconducting Properties of in-situ
PIT Processed MgB2 Tapes with Ethyltoulene and SiC Powder added” Superconductor Science and Technology21(2008) 115013.
Anjana Asthana and Yoshio Matsui “ A Study on the Structural- Microstructural Characterization
and Defect Structure of Ru based Magnetosuperconductor, RuSr2Eu1.4Ce0.6Cu2O10” Physica C 468 (2008) 458.
S. Balamurugan, K. Yamaura, A. Asthana, A. Ubaldini, Y. Matsui, and E. Takayama-Muromachi “Magnetic and transport and structure
properties of the room temperature ferromagnetic Sr1-xHoxCoO3-δ.” Journal of Applied Physics, 102(2008) 07B903
Anjana Asthana, Yukiko Takahashi, Yoshio Matsui and K. Hono” Effect of base pressure on the structure
and magnetic properties of FePt thin films” J. Mag. Magnetic Materials320(2008) 250-256.
P. K. Siwach, P. Srivastava, H. K. Singh,A. Asthana, Y. Matsui, T. Sripathi and O. N. Srivastava “ Effect of multielement doping on;
low field magnetotransport in La0.7-xMmxCa0.3MnO3(0.0≤ x≤0.45) manganite “ J. Mag. Magnetic Materials 321 1814 (2009).
O. D. Jayakumar, I. K. Gopalakrishnan, R M. Kadam, Vinu Ajayan, Anjana Asthana, A. K. Tyagi and S. K. Kulshreshtha “Magnetization and structural studies of Mn doped
ZnO nanoparticles: prepared by reverse micelle method" Journal of Crystal Growth300(2007) 358-363.
O. D. Jayakumar, I. K. Gopalakrishnan, R. M. Kadam, A. Vinu, A. Asthana, K. V. Rao and A. K. Tyagi “ Surfactant- induced enhanced room temperature ferromagnetism
in Zn0.96Mn0.03Li0.01O Nanoparticles Prepared by solid- state pyrolytic reaction”. J. Cryst. Growth307(2007)315-320.
O. D. Jayakumar, I. K. Gopalakrishnan, A. Asthana, A. Vinu and A. K. Tyagi. “Room temperature ferromagnetism in Th1-xFexO2(x = 0.05, 0.10, 0.15, 0.20 and 0.25) nanoparticles" J. Alloys and Compounds 461(2008) 608-611.
Novel Microporous Carbon Material with Flower like Structure Templated by MCM-22"
Srinivasu P., Vinu A., Gokulakrishnan N, Anandan S., Asthana A., Mori T. and Ariga K. J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7 (2007)1-4.
Anjana Asthana, Yoshio Matsui, Makato Yasuda, Koji Kimoto and Ken-ichi-Ohshima “ Investigations
on the structural disordering of Neutron-irradiated highly oriented pyrolytic graphite
by X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy”. J. Appl. Cryst. 38 (2005), 361-367
Ananda Kumar Das, Anjana Asthana, Taro Fujita, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata and Ken-ichi-Ohshima. “Evidence of L10 type
ordered structure at an equi-atomic composition of PtCr. J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 74(2005) 1-2
Anjana Asthana, Chandrashekhar, Rajiv Giri and O. N. Srivastava “Improved superconducting properties
of MgB2 bulk materials prepared by sintering” J. of Phys. D: Applied Phys. 36(2003) 2165-2169.
Anjana Asthana and O. N. Srivastava “The observation of curious spiral growth features in Tl doped
Hg bearing high temperature superconducting tapes” Bulletin of Material Science 24 (2001) 1-5.
H. K. Singh, Anjana Asthana and O. N. Srivastava “ Structural-Microstructural characteristics and its correlation
with Physical Properties in High temperature superconducting thin films and tapes”
Studies of High Temperature Superconductor 30(2000) 63-78.
Anjana Asthana and O. N. Srivastava”The Synthesis, Characterization and Effect of Ag doping on the
transition temperature and critical current density of Hg1-xPbxBa2Ca2Cu3O8+δ (0.1<x<0.5) HTSC tapes” Physica C 320(1999)31-38.
Anjana Asthana and O. N. Srivastava “ Fabrication and Characterization of Hg(Tl) HTSC tapes” Supercond. Sci. &Technol. 11(1998) 244-249.
Anjana Asthana, G. D. Verma and O. N. Srivastava.” The synthesis and Characterization of Tl2Ba2Ca2Cu3O10Agy (0.10<y<0.65) tapes and Ag induced effect on their microstructure. J. Phys. D: Applied Phys”30(1998) 2069-2077