Dr A Muthukrishnan
Assistant Professor Grade I (Chemistry)
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List of publications

  1. E.A. Anook Nazer, A. Muthukrishnan, “Synergistic effect of BCN nanomaterials for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction – A kinetic and mechanistic analysis to explore the active sites”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 10, 6659 (2020)
  2. Y. Wu, A. Muthukrishnan, S. Nagata, Y. Nabae, "Kinetic Analysis of Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Over a Fe/N/C Catalyst Considering the Chemical Decomposition of H2O2", J. Phys. Chem. C124, 17599 (2020). 
  3. A.H. Dar, V. Gowri, A. Gopal, A. Muthukrishnan, A. Balaji, S. Artaliya, A. Selim, M. E. Ali, G. Jayamurugan, “Designing of Push-Pull Chromophores with Tunable Electronic and Luminescent Properties Using Urea as the Electron Donor”, J. Org. Chem., 84, 8941 (2019)
  4. Y. Wu, Y, A. Muthukrishnan, S. Nagata and Y. Nabae, Kinetic Understanding of the Reduction of Oxygen to Hydrogen Peroxide over an N-Doped Carbon Electrocatalyst. J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 4590 (2019). 
  5. Y. Nabae, A.Muthukrishnan and Y. Wu, “Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode Voltammetry Considering the Quasi-Four Electron Reduction of Oxygen for Fe/N/C Catalsyts”, ECS Trans.80, 701 (2017)
  6. A. Muthukrishnan and Y. Nabae, “Estimation of the Inherent Kinetic Parameters for Oxygen Reduction over a Pt-Free Cathode Catalyst by Resolving the Quasi-Four-Electron Reduction”, J. Phys. Chem. C120, 22515 (2016)
  7. A. Muthukrishnan and Y. Nabae, “Estimation of the Rate Constants for the 2x2-Electron ORR By Combining the Voltammograms of Oxygen and Hydrogen Peroxide Reduction Reactions”, ECS Trans.75, 869 (2016).
  8. J. Wu, Y.Nabae, A.Muthukrishnan and T.Ohsaka, “Electrochemical deposition and dissolution of Fe species for N-doped carbon to understand the degradation mechanism of Pt-free oxygen reduction catalysts”, Electrochim. Acta, 214, 307 (2016)
  9. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Ohsaka, “Role of iron in the reduction of H2O2 intermediate during the oxygen reduction reaction on iron-containing polyimide-based electrocatalysts”, RSC Adv.6, 3774 (2016).
  10. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka, “A kinetic approach to investigate mechanistic pathways of oxygen reduction reaction on Fe-containing N-doped carbon catalysts”, ACS catal.5, 5194 (2015).
  11. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, C.W. Chang, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka, “A high-performance Fe and nitrogen doped catalysts derived from diazoniapentaphene salt and phenolic resin mixture for oxygen reduction reaction”, Catal. Sci. Technol.5, 1764 (2015).
  12. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae, T. Hayakawa, T. Okajima and T. Ohsaka. “Fe-containing polyimide-based high-performance ORR catalysts in acidic medium: A kinetic approach to study the durability of catalysts”, Catal. Sci. Technol.5, 475 (2015).
  13. A. Muthukrishnan, V. Boyarskiy, M.V. Sangaranarayanan and I. Boyarskaya, “Mechanism and regioselectivity of electrochemical reduction in polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) – kinetic analysis for the successive reduction of chlorines from dichlorobiphenyls”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 655 (2012). 
  14. A. Muthukrishnan, M.V. Sangaranarayanan, V.P. Boyarskiy and I.A. Boyarskaya, “Regioselective electrochemical reduction of 2,4-dichlorobiphenyl - distinct standard reduction potentials for carbon-chlorine bonds using convolution potential sweep voltammetry”, Chem. Phys. Lett.490, 148 (2010).
  15. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Analysis of C-F bond cleavages in methylfluorobenzoates- fragmentation and dimerization of anion radicals using convolution potential sweep voltammetry”, Electrochim. Acta55, 1664 (2010).
  16. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Mechanistic analysis of the reductive cleavage of carbon-halogen bonds in halopentafluorobenzenes”, J. Electrochem. Soc.156(2), F23 (2009).
  17. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Electrochemical reduction of carbon–fluorine bond in 4-fluorobenzonitrile – mechanistic analysis employing Marcus–Hush quadratic activation-driving force relation”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 446, 297 (2007).
  18. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Hydration energies of C60 and C70 fullerenes – A novel Monte Carlo simulation study”, Chem. Phys., 331, 200 (2007).
  19. A. Muthukrishnan and M.V. Sangaranarayanan, “Differential capacitance of liquid/liquid interfaces - A lattice gas model approach”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 296, 624 (2006).


Presentations at international conferences

  1. A. Muthukrishnan and Lin-Chi Chen, "Kinetic study of self-assembled thrombin binding DNA-aptamer on gold surface using convolution potential sweep voltammetry". A poster presented in the 62nd annual meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry held at Niigata, Japan during 11 – 16 September 2011.
  2. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae and T. Ohsaka, "Kinetic and Mechanistic Analysis of Oxygen Reduction Reaction at Carbon Alloy Catalyst" presented on the conference conducted by Electrochemical Society of Japan held at Tokyo, Japan during 27 - 28th September 2013.
  3. A. Muthukrishnan, Y. Nabae and T. Ohsaka, “Role of Fe in Fe-N-C catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction ? modified Damjanovic model approach to estimate the real rate constants” presented on the 56th Battery Symposium of Japan held at Nagoya, Japan during 11 - 13 November 2015.
  4. A.Muthukrishnan and Y. Nabae, “Estimation of the Rate Constants for the 2x2-Electron ORR by Combining the Voltammograms of O2 and H2O2 Reduction Reactions” presented on the PRiME 2016 conference held at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA during 2-7th October 2016.