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Centre for Nanotechnology Research (CNR)

The Centre for Nanotechnology Research (CNR) at VIT, Vellore was established by the founder director Late Prof. (Dr.) J. P. Raina in June 2008. Under his active leadership and innovative visionary, the Centre had grown as a Centre of Excellence for Nanomaterials, Nanoscience, Nano electronics and Nano photonics in the country. Later the Centre was led by Prof. (Dr.) Gargi Raina until 2015. The current director is Dr. A. Nirmala...

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Research

Projects: The Centre for Nanotechnology Research is established with the generous support of VIT University with initial funding of INR 86 lakhs. The funds were utilized to create state-of-the-art nanomaterials characterization facilities. These include Advanced Optical Microscope, Advanced Atomic Force (AFM) Microscope, Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (STM), Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM), Electrochemical Workstation with many advanced...

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Centre regularly contribute to the scientific world through significant publications as Books, Research articles with reputed publishers.

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CNR has remarkable achievement in innovative methods of developing/characterizing nanomaterials.

  • Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting and Storage
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials
  • Fabrication, Modelling and Simulation of Nanomaterials and Devices
  • Bio and Environmental Nanotechnology

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The Centre for Nanotechnology Research is established with the generous support of VIT University with an initial funding of INR 86 lakhs. The funds were utilized to create the state-of-the-art nanomaterials characterization facilities. These include Advanced Optical Microscope, Advanced Atomic Force (AFM) Microscope, Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (STM), Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM), Electrochemical Workstation with many advanced features for understanding and characterization of...

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Partnerships among the national laboratories and academia leverage a broad spectrum of talent and multiply the effectiveness of our research efforts. CNR has initiated several collaborative research works to demonstrate innovative solutions for social and industrial problems.

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CNR Research Scholars

The M. Tech. Nanotechnology with special emphasis on Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics is offered by School of Electronics Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

Alumni of M. Tech Nanotechnology and Doctoral studies at CNR have secured various position in Industries and prestigious institutions. Here is a partial list of hand-picked alumni in various profiles.

CNR | Achievements

The Nanotechnology lab has procured new facilities such as Raman Spectrophotometer, Solar simulator, Spray pyrolysis, Hot press, Nano fluid Interferometer, Thermal conductivity Analyser, Ball Milling, Viscometer, Gas sensor setup, Naio AFM with advanced imaging techniques such as MFM, EFM and lithography under VIT and DST Nan omission PG program.

Product

CNR provides number of research based activities for the industrial and societal development as product, consultanciesand services.

Services

CNR provides number of research based activities for the industrial and societal development as product, consultanciesand services. Customers can avail following services.

Mode of payment: DD in favour of VIT University, payable at Vellore. 
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Training

CNR - Trainings

Director

Centre for Nanotechnology Research,

Room No 102, Technology Tower,
VIT University,
Vellore - 632014

Phone

0416- 2240995, 0416- 2202462, 0416- 2202461(Secretary)

Email

director.cnr@vit.ac.in