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  • M. M. Shaijumon, P. Manikandan and D. Ramasubramonian, "Cathode active material for a sodium ion battery and a process thereof" Indian Patent filed; Application No: 2095/CHE/2015.
  • M. M. Shaijumon, D. Gopalakrishnan and D. Damien, "A Single step process for the synthesis of MoS2 quantum dots" Indian Patent filed; Application No: 3309/CHE/2014.
  • P. M. Ajayan, F.S.Ou, M. M. Shaijumon, S. R. Gowda, A. L. M. Reddy, "Conformal coating on nanostructured electrode materials for three-dimensional applications" U.S Patent Application no: 61/285,259 [International Application no: PCT/US2010/059946].
  • P. M. Ajayan, R. Linhardt, O. Nalamasu, A. Kumar, S. Murugesan, M. M. Shaijumon and P. Vicotor, "Energy storage devices and composite articles associated with the same," U.S Patent filed; 60/818,921 [International Application no: PCT/US2007/015353].
  • S. Ramaprabhu and  M. M. Shaijumon, "Carbon nanotubes and their synthesis," Indian Patent filed; 1129/CHE/05.

Peer reviewed Journals: 


55. H. Banda, D. Damien, K. Nagarajan, Ashish Raj, M. Hariharan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Twisted Perylene Diimides with tunable redox properties for Organic Sodium-Ion Batteries" Adv. Energy Mater., (2017), in press

54. O. V. Manila, A. Anil, M. M. Shaijumon, V. K. Pillai and S. Alwarappan, "A single step electrochemical synthesis of WS2 quantum dots", Chem. Eur. J. (2017), DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701277

53. D. Damien, A. Anil, D. Chatterjee and M. M. Shaijumon, "Direct deposition of MoSe2 nanocrystal onto conducting substrates: Towards ultra-efficient electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction", J. Mater. Chem. A (2017), DOI: 10.1039/c6a09645j

52. B. Babu and M. M. Shaijumon, "High performance sodium-ion hybrid capacitor based on Na2Ti2O4(OH)2 nanostructures", J. Power Sources, (2017DOI: 10.1016/j.powsour.2017.03.143 


51. B. Vedhanarayanan, B. Babu, M. M. Shaijumon and A. Ajayaghosh, "Exfoliation of reduced graphene oxide with self-assembled π-gelators for improved electrochemical performance", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, (2016DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b09418 

50. A. Ganesan, A. Varzi, S. Passerini and M. M. Shaijumon, "Graphene derived carbon confined cathodes for Li-S batteries: Electrochemical impedance studies", Electrochim. Acta, 214, 129-138 (2016)

49. A. Prathap, M. M. Shaijumon and K. M. Sureshan, "Cao nanocrystals grown over SiO2 microtubes for efficient CO2 capture: organogel sets the platform"Chem. Commun., 52, 1342-1345 (2016)

48. Binson Babu, P. G. Lashmi, and M. M. Shaijumon, "Li-ion capacitor based on activated rice husk derived porous carbon with improved electrochemical performance", Electrochim. Acta, 211, 289-296 (2016 

47. D. Damien, Anjusree, Sreekumaran Nair and M. M. Shaijumon, "TiO2 fiber/particle nanohybrids as efficient anodes for Lithium ion battery", RSC Adv., 6, 45802-45808 (2016) 

46. P. Manikandan, D. Ramasubramonian, and M. M. Shaijumon, "Layered P2-type Na0.5Ni0.25Mn0.75O2 as a high performance cathode material for Sodium-ion batteries", Electrochim. Acta, 206, 199-206 (2016)

45. Prasad V. Sarma, P. Patil, P. K. Barman, R. N. Kini and M. M. Shaijumon, "Controllable growth of few-layer spiral WS2"RSC Adv., 6, 376-382 (2016)

44. G. Binitha, A. G. Ashish, D. Ramasubramonian, P. Manikandan and M. M. Shaijumon, "3-D Interconnected networks of graphene and flower-like cobalt oxide microstructures with improved lithium storage"Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 3, 1500419 (2016) [Cover page]

43. Aswathi Ganesan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Activated graphene derived porous carbon with exceptional gas adsorption properties", Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 220, 21-27 (2016)


42. P. Arunkumar, A.G. Ashish, B. Babu, Som Sarang, Abhin Suresh, Chithra Sharma, M. Thalakulam and M. M. Shaijumon, "Nb2O5/Graphene nanocomposites for electrochemical energy storage", RSC Advances, 5, 59997-60004 (2015)

41. A.G. Ashish, P. Arunkumar, B. Babu, P. Manikandan, Som Sarang  and M. M. Shaijumon, "TiNb2O7/Graphene hybrid material as anode for Li-ion batteries", Electrochimica Acta, 176, 285-292 (2015)

40. H. Banda, D. Damien, K. Nagarajan, M. Hariharan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Polyimide based all-organic Sodium-ion battery", J. Mater. Chem. A, 3, 10453-10458 (2015

39. D. Gopalakrishnan, D. Damien, B. Li, H. Gullapalli, V. K. Pillai, P. M. Ajayan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Electrochemical synthesis of Luminescent MoS2 quantum dots", Chem. Commun., 51, 6293-6296 (2015), [cover page]

38. T. P. Gujarati, A. G. Ashish, Maniratnam Rai and M. M. Shaijumon, "Highly ordered vertical arrays of TiO2/ZnO hybrid nanowires: Synthesis and Electrochemical characterization", J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 15, 5833-5839 (2015)


37. A. Ganesan, R. Mukherjee, Jyotishraj and M. M. Shaijumon, "Nanoporous rice husk derived carbon for gas storage and electrochemical energy storage", J. Porous Mater., 21, 839-847 (2014)

36. D. Gopalakrishnan, D. Damien and M. M. Shaijumon, "MoS2 quantum dot interspersed MoS2 nanosheets", ACS Nano, 8, 5297-5303 (2014)


35. D. Damien, P. M. Sudeep, T. N. Narayanan, M.R. Anantharaman, P. M. Ajayan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Flourinated graphene-based electrodes for high performance primary Lithium batteries", RSC Advances, 3, 25702-25706 (2013)

P. Sharma, D. Damien, K. Nagarajan, M. M. Shaijumon and M. Hariharan, "Perylene-polyimide based organic electrode materials for rechargeable Lithium batteries", J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3192-3197 (2013)
P. M. Sudeep, T.N. Narayanan, Aswathi G, M. M. Shaijumon, P. M. Ajayan et al., 'Covalently interconnected 3-D Graphene Oxide solids', ACS Nano, 7, 7034-7040 (2013)

32. Dijo Damien, Binson Babu, T. N. Narayanan, A.L.M.Reddy, P. M. Ajayan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Eco-efficient synthesis of graphene nanoribbons and their application in supercapacitors" Graphene, 1, 37-44 (2013)

31. A.L.M. Reddy, S. Gowda, M.M. Shaijumon and P.M. Ajayan, 'Hybrid nanostructures for Energy Storage Applications' Adv. Mater. (2012), DOI:10.1002/adma.201104502 - Invited Review Article.

30. M. Roberts, J. Owen, M. M. Shaijumon, P. Simon et al., "3D lithium ion batteries - from fundamentals to fabrication" J. Mater. Chem., (2011), DOI:10.1039/c0jm04396f

Prior to Joining IISER (Before 2011)

29. S. R. Gowda, A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci and P. M. Ajayan, "Conformal of coating of thinn polymer electrolyte layer on nanostructured electrode materials for 3D Battery applications" Nano Lett. 11, 101-106 (2011)

M. M. Shaijumon, E. Perre, B. Daffos, P.-L. Taberna, J. -M. Tarascon and P. Simon" Nanoarchitectured 3-dimensional cathodes for Li-ion microbatteries" Adv. Mater. 22, 4978-4981 (2010)

27. A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, N. Rajalakshmi and S. Ramaprabhu, "Performance of PEM Fuel Cells using Pt/MWNT-Pt/C composites as electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in PEM Fuel Cells" J. Fuel Cell Sci. Technol., 7, 021001 (2010)

A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, S. R. Gowda and P. M. Ajayan, "Multisegmented Au-MnO2/CNT hybrid co-axial arrays for high power supercapacitor applications" J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 658-663 (2009)

T. N. Narayanan, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci, P. M. Ajayan and M. R. Anantharaman, "Synthesis of Ni@Co core-shell nanorods and studies on their structural and magnetic properties" Nanoscale Res. Lett. 5, 164-168 (2010)

A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, S. R. Gowda and P. M. Ajayan, " Co-axial MnO2/CNT array electrodes for high performance Li batteries" Nano Lett. 9, 1002-1006 (2009)

T. N. Narayanan, A. P. Reena Mary, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci, P. M. Ajayan, and M. R. Anantharaman, “Carbon nanotube-iron oxide composite produced by filling multiwall carbon nanotubes with aqueous ferrofluid” Nanotechnology 20, 055607 (2009)

22. T N Narayanan, Vijutha Sunny, M M Shaijumon, P M Ajayan, and M R Anantharaman, “Enhanced Microwave absorption in Nickel filled Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes in the S band” Electrochem. Solid State Lett. 12 (4), K21-K24 (2009)

T N Narayanan, Reena Mary, M M Shaijumon, L. Ci, P M Ajayan, and M R Anantharaman, “On the synthesis and magnetic properties of  CNT-superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle composities” Nanotechnology 20, 055607 (2009)

T. N. Narayanan, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci, P. M. Ajayan and M. R. Anantharaman, "On the growth mechansim of nickel and cobalt nanowires and comparison of their magnetic properties" Nano Research 1, 465 (2008)

T. N. Narayanan, M. M. Shaijumon, P. M. Ajayan and M. R. Anantharaman, "Synthesis of High Coercivity Cobalt Nanotubes with Acetate Precursors and Elucidation of the Mechanism of Growth" J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 14281 (2008)

F. S. Ou, M. M. Shaijumon and P. M. Ajayan. "Controlled manipulation of giant hybrid inorganic assemblies" Nano Lett. 8, 1853 (2008).

M. M. Shaijumon, F. S. Ou, L. Ci, and P. M. Ajayan. "Synthesis of hybrid nanowire arrays and their application as high power supercapacitor electrodes" Chem. Comm.  20, 2373 (2008).

R. B. Rakhi, A. L. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, K. Sethupati and S. Ramaprabhu, "Electron field emitters based on multi-walled carbon nanotubes decorated with nanoscale metal clusters" J. Nanopart. Res. 10, 179 (2008).

N. Jha, A.L.M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, N. Rajalakshmi and S. Ramaprabhu,  "Pt-Ru/multi-walled carbon nanotubes as electrocatalysts for direct methanol fuel cell" I. J. Hyd. Energy 33, 427 (2008).

L. Ci, M. M. Shaijumon, X. Li, R. Vajtai and P. M. Ajayan. “Ultra-thick Freestanding Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films by a Self-releasing Technique” Adv. Mater. 19, 3300 (2007).

P. Victor,  M. M. Shaijumon, A. Kumar, S. Murugesan, L. Ci, R. Vajtai, R. Linhardt, O. Nalamasu,P. M. Ajayan. “Flexible Energy storage devices based on nanocomposite paper” PNAS 104, 13574 (2007). 

F. S. Ou, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci, and P. M. Ajayan. "Template assembly of tube-in-tube carbon nanotubes grown using Cu as catalyst" Carbon 45, 1713 (2007).

F. S. Ou, M. M. Shaijumon, L. Ci, D. Benicewicz, R. Vajtai and P. M. Ajayan. "Multi-segmented 1-dimensional hybrid structures of carbon nanotube and metal nanowires" Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 243122 (2006).

M. M. Shaijumon, A. L. Reddy and S. Ramaprabhu. "A single-step process for the synthesis of CNTs and metal/alloy-filled MWNTs" Nanoscale Res. Lett. 2, 75 (2007).

K. C. Jena, P. B. Bisht, M. M. Shaijumon and S. Ramaprabhu. “Study of optical nonlinearity of functionalized multi-wall carbon nanotubes by using degenerate four wave mixing and Z-scan techniques” Optics Communications 273, 153 (2007).

S. Talapatra, S. Kar, S. K. Pal, R. Vajtai, L. Ci, P. Victor, M. M. Shaijumon, S. Kaur, O. Nalamasu and P. M. Ajayan. "Direct growth of aligned carbon nanotubes on bulk metals" Nature Nanotechnology. 1, 112 (2006)

A. L. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, N. Rajalakshmi and S. Ramaprabhu. "Alloy hydride catalyst route for the synthesis of SWNTs, MWNTs and magnetic metal-filled MWNTs" Nanotechnology 17, 5299 (2006)

M. M. Shaijumon, N. Rajalakshmi and S. Ramaprabhu. "Pt/MWNTs-Pt/C composites as electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction in PEM Fuel cell" Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 253105 (2006).

M. M. Shaijumon, N. Rajalakshmi H. Ryu and S. Ramaprabhu. "Synthesis of MWNTs in high yield using Mm based AB2 alloy hydride catalyst and the effect of purification on their hydrogen adsorption properties" Nanotechnology 16, 518 (2005)

N. Rajalakshmi, H. Ryu, M. M. Shaijumon and S. Ramaprabhu. "Performance of PEM Fuel cells with CNTs as oxygen reduction catalyst support material" J. Power Sources 140, 250 (2005)

M. M. Shaijumon, N. Bejoy and S. Ramaprabhu. "Catalytic growth of CNTs over Ni/Cr HT-type clay  and their hydrogen storage properties" Appl. Surf. Science 242, 192 (2005)

M. M. Shaijumon and S. Ramaprabhu. "Studies of yield and nature of carbon nanostructures synthesized by pyrolysis of ferrocene and hydrogen adsorption studies of CNTs" Int. J. Hyd. Energy 30, 311 (2005)

M. M. Shaijumon and S. Ramaprabhu. "Synthesis of CNTs by pyrolysis of acetylene using alloy hydride materials as catalyst and their  hydrogen adsorption studies" Chem. Phys. Lett. 374, 513 (2003)

Book Chapters:

  • M. M. Shaijumon and S. Ramaprabhu, "Catalytic synthesis of CNTs from acetylene using alloy hydride materials and their hydrogen storage properties" , Nano-scale Materials: From Science to Technology, ed. S. N. Sahu, R. K. Choudhury and P. Jena,  Nova Science Publishers, New York, (2006).
  • S. Ramaprabhu and M. M. Shaijumon, "Synthesis of CNTs using novel alloy hydride catalyts using thermal CVD and their energy-related applications," Nanotechnology at the leading edge, ed. Eugene V. Dirote, Nova Science Publishers, New York, (2006).