Publications, Proceedings & Patents



1) Devi, R. Nandini; Vidyasagar, K*.  Synthesis and characterization of new vanadates of antimony, ASbV2O8 (A = K, Rb, Tl or Cs). Journal of Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, 1998, 18, 3013-3020.

2)Devi, R. Nandini; Vidyasagar, K*..  Hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of new aluminophosphates with AlPO4-15 framework: A1.5[Al2P2O8.5(OH)0.5(H2O)]×xH2O (A = K or Rb). Journal of Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, 1999, 21, 3841-3845.

3)Devi, R. Nandini; Vidyasagar, K*..  Solid-State Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Aluminophosphates, A3Al2P3O12 (A = Na, K, Rb, Tl): Influence of A+ Ions on the Coordination of Aluminum. Inorganic Chemistry, 2000, 39(11), 2391-2396.

4)Devi, R. Nandini; Vidyasagar, K*..  Synthesis and characterisation of novel layered compounds, Cs2MP3O10 (M = Al or Ga), containing triphosphate groups. ). Journal of Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, 2000, 10, 1605-1608.

5)Denny, R*. Aldrin; Lakshmi, R.; Chitra, H.; Devi, Nandini., "Who Am I?" . Journal of Chemical Education, 2000, 77(4), 477-478

6)Devi, R Nandini; Zubieta, J.*, Synthesis and characterization of three novel inorganic/organic hybrid materials based on polyoxomolybdate clusters : An investigation into the structural consequences of steric effect of the organoimine ligands. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2001, 332 (1), 72-78

7) Devi, R Nandini; Zubieta, J.*, Synthesis and Structures of Two New Organic –Inorganic Hybrid Manganese Vanadates, MnV2O6(2,2'-bipyridine)2 and MnV2O6(H2O)(1,10-phenanthroline). Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2002, 338, 165-168

8) Devi, R Nandini; Rabu P, Golub, V; O'Connor, C; Zubieta, J.*, Ligand influences on the structures of copper(II) vanadates. Structures and magnetic properties of [Cu-3(triazolate)(2)V4O12] [Cu-2(tpyrpyz)(2)V4O12] (tpyrpyz=tetrapyridylpyrazine) and [Cu-2(pyrazine)V4O12]Solid State Sciences, 2002, 4(8), 1095-1102

9) Devi, R Nandini; Zubieta, J.*, Synthesis and Structures of Two New Organic - Inorganic Hybrid Vanadates, [Cu(1,10-phenanthroline)(H2O)V2O6] and [Cu(1,10-phenanthroline)(H2O)V2O6]. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2003, 343, 313-316

10) Devi, R Nandini; Burkholder, E; Zubieta, J.*, Hydrothermal synthesis of polyoxotungstate clusters, surface-modified with M(II)-organonitrogen subunits. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2003, 348, 150-156

11) R. N. Devi, M. Edgar, J. Gonzalez, A.M.Z. Slawin, D.P. Tunstall, P. Grewal, P.A. Cox and P.A. Wright*. Structural studies and computer simulation of the  inclusion of aromatic hydrocarbons in a metal-organic framework compound. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (2): 535-543 JAN 15 2004

12) R. N. Devi, P. Wormald, P.A. Cox and P.A. Wright*.  Novel pillared aluminium ethylene diphosphonate displaying  reversible dehydration-rehydration behaviour. Chemistry of Materials 16 (11): 2229-2237 JUN 1 2004

13) J. Gonzalez, R. N. Devi, D.P. Tunstall, P.A. Cox and P.A. Wright*. Deuterium NMR studies of framework and guest mobility in the metal-organic framework compound MOF-5, Zn4O(O2CC6H4CO2)3. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. (84) 97-104, 2005.

14) J. Gonzalez, R. N. Devi, P.A. Wright*, D.P. Tunstall and P.A. Cox. Motion of aromatic hydrocarbons in the microporous aluminum methylphosphonates AlMePO-α and AlMePO-β . Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109 21700-21710, 2005

15) T. M. Sankaranarayanan, R. H. Ingle, T. B. Gaikwad, S. K. Lokhande, T. Raja, R. N. Devi, V. Ramaswamy and P. Manikandan*. Selective oxidation of ethane over Mo-V-Al-O oxide catalysts: Insights to the factors affecting the selectivity of ethylene and acetic acid and structure - activity correlation studies. Catalysis Letters, 2008, 121, 39-51.

16) A.K. Prashar, R. P. Hodgkins, R. Kumar and R.N. Devi*. In situ synthesis of Pt nanoparticles in SBA-15 by encapsulating in modified template micelles: size restricted growth within the mesochannels. Journal of Materials Chemistry 18, 1765, 2008.

17) Devi, Nandini R; Meunier, Frederic*; LeGoaziou, Thomas; Hardacre, Chris; Collier, Paul; Golunski, Stan; Gladden, Lynn; Mantle, Mick.. Modulating the selectivity for CO and butane oxidation over heterogeneous catalysis through amorphous catalyst coatings.Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (29) 10968, 2008.

18) S. Pradhan, A. Satyanarayana Reddy, R.N. Devi and Satyanarayana Chilukuri*. Copper-based catalysts for water gas shift reaction: Influence of support on their catalytic activity. Catalysis Today, 2008, Catalysis Today 141 (2009) 72-7.

19) Atul K. Prashar, Robert P. Hodgkins, Jima N. Chandran, P.R. Rajamohanan and R. Nandini Devi*. In situ Encapsulation of Pt Nanoarchitectures of Varying Morphologies in Mesoporous Compounds. Chemistry of Materials 22, 1633, 2010

20) Atul K. Prashar, S. Mayadevi, P.R. Rajamohanan and R. Nandini Devi*.  In situ encapsulation of Pt nanoparticles in mesoporous silica: Synthesis, characterisation and effect of particle size on CO oxidation. Applied Catalysis A: General, Volume 403, Issues 1-2, 22 August 2011, Pages 91-97

21) Anupam Samanta, Basab B. Dhar and R. Nandini Devi*, Ultrasmall Gold Cluster Arrays Encapsulated in Silica Nanospheres: Applications in Fluorescence Imaging and Catalysis. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 1748-1754.

22) Sumona Ghosh, Chamundi P. Jijil and R. Nandini Devi*. In situ encapsulation of ultra small ceria nanoparticles stable at high temperatures in the channels of mesoporous silica. Microporous Mesoporous Materials 2012, 155, 215-219.

22) Thattarathody Rajesh, Anakot K. Rajarajan, Chinnakonda S. Gopinath, and R. Nandini Devi*. Evidence of Cationic Pt Active for Water-Gas Shift Reaction: Pt-Doped BaCeO3 Perovskite. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, DOI: 10.1021/jp212211d.

23) Chamundi Jijil, Sreekuttan Unni, Kurungot Sreekumar* and R. Nandini Devi*. Disordered brownmillerite Ba2InCeO5+δ. with enhanced oxygen reduction activity. Chemistry of Materials, 2012, DOI: 10.1021/cm301863x.

24) Atul K. Prashar, S. Mayadevi, R. Nandini Devi*. Effect of particle size on selective hydrogenation of cinnamaldehyde by Pt encapsulated in mesoporous silica
Catalysis Communications, 2012, 28, 42-46

 25) Anupam Samanta, Basab B. Dhar and R. Nandini Devi* Novel porous silica encapsulated Au nanoreactors as peroxidase mimic for one pot glucose detection. New Journal of Chemistry, 2012, 36, 2625-2629

 26) Nagesh B Kolhe, R Nandini Devi, Satyaprasad P Senanayak, B Jancy, K S Narayan and S K Asha* Structure Engineering of Naphthalenediimides for improved Charge Carrier Mobility: Self-assembly by Hydrogen Bonding, Good or Bad? Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 15235-15246

27) Anupam Samanta and R. Nandini Devi* Pd ultra small clusters as precursors for silica encapsulated Pd nanoreactors: highly sinter resistant catalysts ChemCatChem, 2013, 5, 1911-1916

 28) Soumya B. Narendranatha, Ashok Kumar Yadavb, T.G. Ajithkumarc, Dibyendu Bhattacharyyab, Shambhu Nath Jhab, Krishna K. Deyd+, Thirumalaiswamy Rajaa and R. Nandini Devi*a Investigations into variations in local cationic environment in layered oxide series InGaO3(ZnO)m (m = 1-4) Dalton Transactions, accepted



1) Grewal P, Radhamonyamma N, Gonzalez J, Wright PA*, Cox PA. Experimental and theoretical investigations of the structure and synthesis of inorganic-organic hybrid solids. RECENT ADVANCES IN THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF ZEOLITES AND RELATED MATERIALS. STUDIES IN SURFACE SCIENCE AND CATALYSIS 154: 1777-1783 Part A-C 2004



CeAlO3 perovskites containing transition metal

R. Nandini Devi and C.V.V. Satyanarayana

Provisional patent filed | Patent no. 0077NF2009 | Date of filing: 20-Jul-09  

Catalysis Today 141 (2009) 72-7