Shaibal K Sarkar

Shaibal K Sarkar

Academic Background:

  • 2000-2005 PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • 2005-2007 PostDoc, Materials Research Center, University of Missouri at Rolla
  • 2007-2009 PostDoc, University of Colorado at Boulder

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076

+91 22 2576 7846 (office)
+91 22 2576 4898 (Lab)

Research Interest:

  • Perovskite Solar Cells
  • Transparent Conducting Oxides
  • Atomic Layer Deposition

Courses Offered:

  • EN 640: Solar Photovoltaics; Fundamentals and Applications
  • EN 701: Advance Photovoltaics
  • EN 204: Materials Science for Energy Applications

List of Publications:

  1. S. Ghosh, R. Singh, A. S. Subbiah, P. P. Boix, I. Mora Sero, S. K. Sarkar, Enhanced operational stability through interfacial modification by active encapsulation of perovskite solar cells Appl. Phys, Lett, 2020, 116, 113502
  2. A. Halder, Y. Rakita, D. Cahen, S. K. Sarkar, Effect of Low Pressure on Tetragonal to Cubic Phase Transition of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite, J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 2020, 11, 4, pp. 1473-1476
  3. N. Mahuli, D. Halder, A. Paul, S. K. Sarkar, Atomic Layer Deposition of an Sb2Se3 Photo absorber Layer Using Selenium Dimethyldithiocarbamate as a New Se Precursor: Chemistry of Materials, 2019, 31 (18), pp. 7434-7442
  4. N. Pathoor, A. Halder, A. Mukherjee, J. Mahato, S. K. Sarkar, A. Chowdhury; Fluorescence Blinking Beyond Nano confinement: Spatially Synchronous Intermittency of Entire Perovskite Microcrystals; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, pp. 11603-1160
  5. A. S. Subbiah, N. Mathews, S. Mhaisalkar, S. K. Sarkar, Novel Plasma-Assisted Low-Temperature-Processed SnO2Thin Films for Efficient Flexible Perovskite Photovoltaics; ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (7), pp. 1482-1491
  6. A. Halder, N. Pathoor, A. Chowdhury, S. K. Sarkar, Photoluminescence Flickering of Micron-Sized Crystals of Methylammonium Lead Bromide: Effect of Ambience and Light Exposure; J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (27), pp. 15133-15139
  7. D. Choudhury, G. Rajaraman and S. K. Sarkar, Self-limiting atomic layer deposition of Al2O3 on perovskite surfaces: a reality? Nanoscale, 2016, 8, pp. 7459-7465
  8. A. Halder, R. Chulliyil, A. S. Subbiah, T. Khan, S. Chattoraj, A. Chowdhury and S. K. Sarkar, Pseudohalide (SCN– ) Doped MAPbI3 Perovskites: A Few Surprises, J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 2015, 6, pp. 3483−3489
  9. A. Halder, D. Choudhury, S. Ghosh, A. S. Subbiah, S. K. Sarkar; Exploring Thermochromic Behavior of Hydrated Hybrid Perovskites in Solar Cells; J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6(16), pp. 3180-3184
  10. A. S. Subbiah, A. Halder, S. Ghosh, N. Mahuli, G. Hodes and S. K. Sarkar; Inorganic Hole Conducting Layers for Perovskite-Based Solar Cells, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2014, 5, pp. 1748−1753
  11. S. Agarwal, M. Seetharaman, N. K. Kumawat, A. S. Subbiah, S. K. Sarkar, D. Kabra, M. A. G. Namboothiry, P. R. Nair; On the uniqueness of ideality factor and voltage exponent of perovskite-based solar cells; J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2014, 5, pp. 4115-4121

Work Experiance:

  • 2009-2014: Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay
  • 2015-2021: Associate Professor, IIT Bombay

Current Students:

  • Sudeshna Ghosh (CSIR-NET)
  • Aditya Challishazar (PMRF)
  • Nisha Sarda (PMRF)
  • Sushmita Basak (CSIR-NET)
  • Disha Yadav (UGC-NET)
  • Sagnik Chowdhury
  • Bireswar Mondal (MSc-PhD Dual Degree)
  • Shreya Sharma (MSc-PhD Dual Degree)
  • Arya Vidhan
  • Abhijit Singha
  • Manoj Rajbhar