Indrani Coondoo
  Post-doc Fellowship  
   
  e-mail: indrani.coondoo@ua.pt  
  departament: Physics  
   
  supervisor: Andrei Kholkin  
  research line: L2 - Energy and Industrial Applications
 
  research group: G2 - Multifunctional Ferroic Ceramics and Nanostructures
 
  direct url: http://www.ciceco.ua.pt/indranicoondoo  
     
Short CV

ResearcherID:

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/I-5362-2013

Education:

PhD Physics, University of Delhi, India

Thesis title: “Electrical and microstructural investigation of W doped SBT ferroelectric ceramic”

 

Work Experience:

Presently: Postdoctoral Associate (FCT), Dept. of Materials and Ceramics Engineering & CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal. 

Nov. 2010 – Oct. 2011: Postdoctoral Researcher

 

Awards:

"Best Poster"  at ISIF 2011 Meeting, Cambridge, England.

Scientific Interests
Lead free piezoelectric materials 
 
Ferroelectric and Multiferroic materials- Bulk and thin film form 
 
Materials for energy harvesting
 
Nanostructured materials
 
Nanoscale properties of functional materials via scanning probe techniques
 
Ferroelectric liquid crystals




Publications

1)Lead-free piezoelectrics: current status and perspectives

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar and Andrei Kholkin

Journal of Advanced Dielectrics (accepted 2013) doi: 0.1142/S2010135X13300028

2) Synthesis and characterization of lead-free 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 ceramic

Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, H. Amorín, M. Alguero and A. L. Kholkin

Journal of Applied Physics113, 214107 (2013)

3) Voltage dependent domain evolution study in La0.89Sr0.11MnO3 single crystals by Piezoresponse force microscopy

Neeraj Panwar, Indrani Coondoo and A. L. Kholkin

Solid State Communications 164, 38 (2013)

4) Synthesis and physical properties of Ca- and Ta- modified (K,Na)NbO3 lead-free  piezoelectric ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, R. Rai, H. Amorín and A. L. Kholkin

Phase Transitions, DOI:10.1080/01411594.2013.790032

 5) Impedance spectroscopy and piezoresponse force microscopy analysis of lead-free (1-x) K0.5Na0.5NbO3-xLiNbO3 ceramics

R. Rai, Indrani Coondoo, R. Rani, I. Bdikin, S. Sharma, A. L. Kholkin

Current Applied Physics, 13(2), 430 (2013)

6) Study of Strontium Doping on the Structural and Magnetic properties of  YMnO3 ceramics 

R. Rai, Indrani Coondoo, M. A.Valente and Andrei L. Kholkin

Advanced Materials Letters 4(5), 354 (2013)

7) Complex dielectric function in lead-free NKN films

R. Schwarz, R. Ayouchi, S.R. Bhattacharyya, M. Leal, L. Santos, U. Mardolcar, 

I. Bdikin, R. Rai, I. Coondoo, A. Kholkin

IEEE Conference Publications, DOI: 10.1109/ISAF.2012.6297716 

8) Impedance and dc conductivity studies in wolframium substituted Strontium Bismuth Tantalate

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Amit Tomar and S. K. Agarwal

Physica B: Condensed Matter, 407(24), 4712 (2012)

9) Nanoscale piezoresponse and magnetic studies of multiferroic Co and Pr co-substituted BFO thin films

Neeraj Panwar, Indrani Coondoo, Amit Tomar, A. L. Kholkin, V. S. Puli and R. S.
Katiyar

Materials Research Bulletin 47 (12), 4240 (2012)

10) Nanoscale piezoresponse behavior of cobalt substituted BiFeO3 thin film   Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Igor Bdikin, A. L. Kholkin, Venkata S. Puli 

and Ram S. Katiyar

Thin Solid Films 520, 6493 (2012)

11) Structural, morphological and piezoresponse studies of Pr and Sc co-doped BiFeO3 ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Igor Bdikin, Venkata S. Puli, Ram S. Katiyar and A. L. Kholkin

J. Phys. D: Applied Physics  45,  055302 (2012)

12) Structural, morphological and enhanced ferroelectromagnetic properties of  

Ba0.7Ca0.3TiO3/BaFe0.2Ti0.8O3 multiferroic composites

Venkata. S. Puli, I. Coondoo, N. Panwar, A. Srinivas and R. S. Katiyar

Journal of Applied Physics 111, 102802 (2012)

13) Temperature dependent magnetic, dielectric studies of Sm-substituted bulk BiFeO3

Venkata S. Puli, R. Martinez, I. Coondoo, N. Panwar and R. S. Katiyar

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 25, 1109 (2012)

14) Transition metal modified bulk BiFeO3 with improved magnetization and linear magneto-electric coupling

Venkata S.Puli, A. Kumar, N. Panwar, Indrani Coondoo Panwar and R. S. Katiyar

Journal of Alloys and Compounds  509, 8223-8227 (2011)

15) Development of lead-free materials for piezoelectric energy harvesting

R. Rai, I. Coondoo, R. P. Lopes, I. Bdikin, R. Ayouchi, S. Bhattacharaya, R. Schwarz, A. L. Kholkin

Materials Research Society Proc., 1325 (2011); DOI: 10.1557/opl.2011.847

 16) Ferroelectric domain structure of PbZr0.35Ti0.65O3 single crystals by Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

I.K. Bdikin, J.A. Perez, I. Coondoo, A.M.R. Senos, P.Q. Mantas and A.L. Kholkin

Journal of Applied Physics 110, 052003 (2011)

17) Effect of sintering temperature on structural, dielectric and ferroelectric properties of tungsten substituted SBT ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar and A. K. Jha

Physica B: Condensed Matter 406 (3), 374-381 (2011)

18) Ferroelectric and Piezolectric Studies on Mo - Substituted SrBi2Ta2O9 Ferroelectric Ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, V. S. Puli and R. S. Katiyar

Integrated Ferroelectrics 125, 1-9 (2011)

19) Dielectric  and  polarization  properties  of  BaTiO3 nanoparticle / ferroelectric liquid crystal colloidal suspension

Indrani Coondoo, Puja Goel, Anu Malik and A. M. Biradar

Integrated Ferroelectrics  125, 81-88 (2011)

20) Intrinsic and extrinsic transport properties of Pr0.67Ba0.33MnO3 :  Ag2O composites

Neeraj Panwar, Indrani Coondoo, R. S. Singh and S. K. Agarwal

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 507 (2010) 439-442

21) Effect of W substitution in Strontium Bismuth Tantalate Ferroelectric Ceramics: Enhanced Ferroelectric properties

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar A. M. Biradar and A. K. Jha

Materials Research Society Proc. Vol.1250 (2010) 1250-G16-02

22) Low field magnetoresistance, temperature coefficient of resistance and magnetocaloric effect in Pr2/3Ba1/3MnO3: PdO composites

Neeraj Panwar, Indrani Coondoo and S. K. Agarwal

Materials Letters 64 (2010) 2638-2640

23) Field-induced transition from homeotropic to planar geometry in the SmC* and SmA phase of electroclinic liquid crystal

Anu Malik,  Indrani  Coondoo,  Amit  Choudhary and  Ashok M.  Biradar

Philosophical  Magazine   90 (2010) 2733-2747

24) Electrically tunable spatially variable switching in ferroelectric liquid crystal/water system

A.  Choudhary,  I.  Coondoo, J.  Prakash,  K.  Sreenivas and A.  M.  Biradar

Applied  Physics  Letters  94 (2009)  174101

25) Enhancement of ferro to para phase transition in ethanol doped ferroelectric liquid crystals

A.Malik,  A.  Choudhary,  J.  Prakash,  I.  Coondoo  and A.  M.  Biradar

Journal  of  Applied  Physics  105   (2009)  034105

26) Enhancement of ferroelectric and piezoelectric characteristics in europium substituted SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondooand A.  K.  Jha

Materials  Letters  63 (2009)  48-50

27) Ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of tungsten substituted SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo  ,  A.  K.  Jha and S.  K.  Agarwal

Materials  Research  Bulletin  44 (2009) 1288-1292

28) Memory effect near transition temperature in Sm C* phase in non-surface stabilized ferroelectric liquid crystals

I.  Coondoo, A.  Malik,  A.  Choudhary,  A.  Kumar  and  A.  M.  Biradar

Journal of Applied Physics 104 (2008) 083525

29) Investigations of structural, dielectric and ferroelectric behavior of europium substituted SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo  and A.  K.  Jha

Solid  State  Communications,  142 (2007) 561-565

30) Wolframium doped SrBi2Ta2O9 - Effect on micro structural, dielectric and ferroelectric properties

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha and S.  K.  Agarwal

Ferroelectrics  356 (2007)  31-39

31) Enhancement of dielectric characteristics in donor doped Aurivillius SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha and S.  K.  Agarwal

Journal  of  the  European  Ceramic  Society  27 (2007) 253-260

32) Structural, dielectric and electrical studies in the tungsten doped SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha and S.  K.  Agarwal

Ceramics  International,  33 (2007) 41-47

33) Phase transition and electrical studies of wolframium doped SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha,  S.  K.  Agarwal and N.  C. Soni

Journal  of  Electroceramics, 16 (2006) 393-398

 

 In  Proceedings  of  National  /  International  Conference

1) Magnetoelectric studies of lead free BZT-BCT/CFO/BZT-BCT  tri-layered multiferroic thin films

V. S. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar,D. B.  Chrisey, G.L.Sharma, R. S. Katiyar

MRS Spring meeting, Apr. 1-5, 2013, San Francisco, California, USA

2) Ferroelectric and energy density studies of lead free BZT-BCT thin films

V. S. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, A.Srinivas, J.F.Scott, R. S. Katiyar , D. B. Chrisey, M. Tomozawa and A. L. Kholkin

ISAF ECAPD PFM-2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal

3) Scanning probe microscopic studies of lead free BZT-BCT/CFO/BZT-BCT trilayered thin films

V. S. Puli, D. K. Pradhan, Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, A.Srinivas, J.F.Scott, R. S. Katiyar , D. B. Chrisey, M. Tomozawa and A. L. Kholkin

ISAF ECAPD PFM-2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal

4) Synthesis and physical properties of Ca- and Ta- modified   (K,Na)NbO3 lead- free piezoelectric ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, R. Rai,H. Amorín and A. L. Kholkin

EMRS 2012, Poland

5) Local and bulk electromechanical properties of lead-free 50BCT-50BZT ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, H. Amorín and A. Kholkin

The 8th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectric, Dec 2012, Pattaya, Thailand

6) Dielectric and piezoelectric properties of lead-free K0.44Na0.51Li0.05Nb1-xSbxO3 ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, N. Panwar, H. Amorín and A. Kholkin

The 8th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectric, Dec 2012, Pattaya, Thailand

7) Domain growth kinetics in La0.89Sr0.11MnO3 single crystal studied by piezoresponse force microscopy

Neeraj Panwar, I. K. Bdikin, Indrani Coondoo and A. L. Kholkin

ISAF-ECPAD-PFM 2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal

8) Scanning probe microscopic studies of Pr and Co substituted bismuth ferrite thin films

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, R. S. Katiyar and A. L. Kholkin

ISAF-ECPAD-PFM 2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal

9) Structural, morphological, magnetic and piezoresponse studies of Bi0.9Pr0.1Fe1-xScxO3 (0≤x≤0.07) ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, Ram S. Katiyarand  A. L. Kholkin

ISAF-ECPAD-PFM 2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal

10) PFM Studies of Bi1-xPrxFe0.95Co0.05O3 thin films derived by chemical solution deposition method

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, R. S. Katiyar and A. L. Kholkin

International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities 2011 (ISIF 2011) 31 July - 4 Aug 2011,  Cambridge, UK

11) Scanning probe microscopic studies of Pr substituted bismuth ferrite thin films

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, R. S. Katiyar and A. L. Kholkin

The 20th International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF-2011),

July 24-27, 2011, Vancouver, Canada

12) PFM studies on PLD grown Lead-Free KNN thin films

Indrani Coondoo, R. Rai, R. Aouchi, R. Shwarz and A. Kholkin

The 20th International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF-2011), July 24-27, 2011, Vancouver, Canada

13) Structural, morphological, magnetic and piezoresponse studies of Bi0.9Pr0.1Fe1-xScxO3 (0≤x≤0.07) ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, Ram S. Katiyar and  A. L. Kholkin

The 20th International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF-2011),
July 24-27, 2011, Vancouver, Canada

14) PLD growth of lead-free ferroelectric materials: effect of background oxygen partial pressure

R. Ayouchi, S. Bhattacharyya, A. Lueker, R. Schwarz , R. Rai, I. Bdikin, I. Coondoo, A.L. Kholkin

E-MRS ICAM IUMRS Spring meeting, May. 9-13, 2011, Nice, France

15) Development of lead-free materials for piezoelectric energy harvesting

R. Rai, I. Coondoo, I. Bdikin, R. Gonçalves, R. Aouchi, S. Bhattacharya, R. Shwarz 

and A. L. Kholkin

MRS Spring meeting, Apr. 25-29, 2011, San Francisco, California, USA

16) Enhancement  of  dielectric  and  ferroelectric  properties  in  a  donor substituted aurivillius SBT ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar and A. M. Biradar

International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF 2010) June 13-16, 2010, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA

17) Ferroelectric and Piezolectric Studies on Mo - Substituted SrBi2Ta2O9 Ferroelectric Ceramics

Neeraj Panwar, Venkata S. Puli, Indrani Coondoo and R. S. Katiyar

International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF 2010) June 13-16, 2010, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA

18) Dielectric  and  polarization  properties  of  BaTiO3 nanoparticle / ferroelectric liquid crystal colloidal suspension

Indrani Coondoo, Puja Goel, Anu Malik and A. M. Biradar

International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF 2010) June 13-16, 2010, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA

19) Structural,  magnetic,  and  electrical  studies  of  Pr  and W-substituted BiFeO3 thin films

Indrani Coondoo, Neeraj Panwar, Venkata Puli and Ram Katiyar

112th Annual Meeting combined with Materials Science and Technology 2010
 Conference and Exhibition (MS&T’10
) October 17-21, Houston, Texas, USA.

20) Effect of Pr-substitution on the properties of Bi1-xPrxFeO3 thin films by spin coating method

Neeraj Panwar, Venakata Puli, Indrani Coondoo, Ricardo Melgarejo and Ram Katiyar

112th Annual Meeting combined with Materials Science and Technology 2010 Conference and Exhibition (MS&T’10) October 17-21, Houston, Texas, USA.

21) Effect of W substitution in Strontium Bismuth Tantalate Ferroelectric Ceramics: Enhanced Ferroelectric properties 

Indrani  Coondoo,  Neeraj Panwar,A. M. Biradar and A.  K.  Jha

MRS Spring meeting, Apr. 5-9, 2010, San Francisco, California, USA

22) Ferroelectric nanoparticles and the liquid crystal system

Indrani Coondoo, Puja Goel, Tilak Joshi and A. M. Biradar

16th National Conference on Liquid Crystals, Oct. 26-28, 2009, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India

23) Memory effect in ethanol doped de Vries electroclinic liquid crystal material

Anu Malik, Indrani Coondoo and A. M. Biradar

15th  National Conference on Liquid Crystals,  Oct.  13-15, 2008, Indian Liquid Crystals Society & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

24) Dielectric and ferroelectric studies of tungsten and europium doped SBT ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha and S.  K.  Agarwal

XIVth National Seminar on Ferroelectics and Dielectrics (NSFD XIV 2006) and Workshop on Advances in Multifunctional Materials, Dec. 18–21, 2006, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West  Bengal

24) Structural,  Dielectric and Ferroelectric studies of Bi4V2-xWxO11 (x = 0,1) ferroelectric ceramics

Arpit  Gupta, P. Ganguly,  Indrani  Coondoo,  S.  Jain and  A.  K.  Jha

XIVth National Seminar on Ferroelectics and Dielectrics (NSFD XIV 2006) and Workshop on Advances in Multifunctional Materials, Dec.18 - 21, 2006, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West  Bengal

25) D.C. and A.C. conductivity studies of tungsten doped SBT ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani Coondoo, A. K. Jha, S. K. Agarwal and N.C. Soni

Proceedings of National Seminar on Advances in Electroceramics (NSAE 2006)   
May 5 -6, 2006, DRDO Centre for piezoceramics and Devices, Pashan, Pune.

26) Influence of tungsten doping on the structural and dielectric properties of Aurivillius SrBi2Ta2O9 ceramic

Indrani Coondoo, A. K. Jha, S. K. Agarwal and N. C. Soni

Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Condensed Matter Physics (ACMP 2005) Feb.11-13, 2005, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India.

27) Effects of tungsten doping on the structural and dielectric behaviour of SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha,  S.  K.  Agarwal and N.  C. Soni

Proceedings of the XIII National Seminar on Ferroelectics and Dielectrics (NSFD 2004) Nov.23 - 25, 2004, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.

28) Wolframium doped SrBi2Ta2O9 - Effect on micro structural, dielectric and ferroelectric properties

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha and S. K.  Agarwal

5th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics (AMF-5), September 3-7, 2006, Noda, Japan.

29) Phase transition and electrical studies of wolframium doped SrBi2Ta2O9 ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani  Coondoo,  A.  K.  Jha,  S.K.  Agarwal and N.  C. Soni

3rd  International Conference on Materials  for  Advanced Technologies, July 3 -  8 , 2005, Singapore.

30) National Seminar on Bio, Nano-Technology and Engineering Materials (NSBNEM-07), October 26 2007, Delhi College of Engineering, India.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1) Ferroelectric Domains and Grain Engineering in SrBi2Ta2O9 

H. Amorin, I. Coondoo, M. E. V. Costa, A. L. Kholkin

Book: Lead - Free Piezoelectrics, Edited by: Shashank Priya and Sahn Nahm, Publisher: Springer,2012

2) Enhanced dielectric and ferroelectric properties of donor (W6+, Eu3+) substituted SBT ferroelectric ceramics

Indrani Coondoo and Neeraj Panwar

Book:  Ferroelectrics, Edited by: Indrani Coondoo, Publisher: Intech Publisher, 2010

3) Structural, Morphological, Magneto-transport and Thermal properties of antimony substituted (La,Pr)2/3Ba1/3Mn1-xSbxO3 perovskite manganites

Neeraj Panwar, Indrani Coondoo, Vikram Sen and S. K. Agarwal

Book: Advances in Ceramics - Electric and Magnetic Ceramics, Bioceramics, Ceramics and Environment , Publisher: Intech Publisher, 2011

 

 





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