Rupak Banerjee


Designation : Assistant Professor

Research Area : Nano-science, Material Science, Physics of Surface and Interfaces

Research interests :

  • Growth and Characterization of Nanomaterials and Organic Thin Films
  • Self-assembled nanostructured materials
  • Organic Thin Film Solar Cells
  • Phase Transition and Structural Re-organization of Nanomaterials at Surfaces and Interfaces

Phone: 079-2395-2484

Room No: 4/108 B


Selected publications :

  • Monitoring Self-Assembly and Ligand Exchange of PbS Nanocrystal Superlattices at the Liquid/Air Interface in Real Time. S. Maiti, A. André, R. Banerjee, J. Hagenlocher, O. Konovalov, F. Schreiber, M. Scheele, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 739-744 (2018).
  • nterrupted growth to manipulate phase-separation in DIP:C60 organic semiconductor blends. R. Banerjee, A. Hinderhofer, M. Weinmann, B. Reisz, C. Lorch, A. Gerlach, M. Oettel, and F. Schreiber, J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 1839-1845 (2018).
  • Influence of C60 co-deposition on the growth kinetics of diindenoperylene - From rapid roughening to layer-by-layer growth in blended organic films. C. Lorch, J. Novak, R. Banerjee, S. Weimer, J. Dieterle, C. Frank, A. Hinderhofer, A. Gerlach, F. Carlà, and F. Schreiber, J. Chem. Phys. 146, 052807 (2017).
  • Site-Specific Ligand Interactions Favor the Tetragonal Distortion of PbS Nanocrystal Superlattices. J. Novak*, R. Banerjee*, A. Kornowski, M. Jankowski, A. André, H. Weller, F. Schreiber, and M. Scheele, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 22526 (2016).
  • Reversible monolayer-to-crystalline phase transition in amphiphilic silsesquioxane at the air-water interface. R. Banerjee, M. K. Sanyal, M. K. Bera, A. Gibaud, B. Lin, and M. Meron, Sci. Rep. 5, 8497 (2015).
  • Structure and morphology of organic semiconductor-nanoparticle hybrids prepared by soft deposition. R. Banerjee, J. Novak, C. Frank, M. Girleanu, O. Ersen, M. Brinkmann, F. Anger, C. Lorch, J. Dieterle, A. Gerlach, J. Drnec, S. Yu, and F. Schreiber, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 5225 (2015).
  • Analysis of island shape evolution from diffuse x-ray scattering of organic thin films and implications for growth. C. Frank, R. Banerjee, M. Oettel, A. Gerlach, J. Novak, G. Santoro, and F. Schreiber, Phys. Rev. B 90, 205401 (2014).
  • Island size evolution and molecular diffusion during growth of organic thin films followed by time-resolved specular and off-specular scattering. C. Frank, J. Novak, R. Banerjee, A. Gerlach, F. Schreiber, A. Vorobiev, and S. Kowarik, Phys. Rev. B 90, 045410 (2014).
  • Evidence for kinetically limited thickness dependent phase separation in organic thin film blends. R. Banerjee, J. Novak C. Frank, C. Lorch, A. Hinderhofer, A. Gerlach and F. Schreiber, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 185506 (2013).
  • Mixing-induced anisotropic correlations in molecular crystalline systems. A. Aufderheide, K. Broch, J. Novak, A. Hinderhofer, R. Nervo, A. Gerlach, R. Banerjee and F. Schreiber, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 156102 (2012).


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