Prof M M Shaijumon
Professor (Physics)
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  • M. M. Shaijumon, P. Manikandan and D. Ramasubramonian, "A high voltage cathode material composition 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 Application No: 1129/CHE/05.

Book Chapters and Reviews

  • 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 catalyst using thermal CVD and their energy-related applications," Nanotechnology at the leading edge, ed. Eugene V. Dirote, Nova Science Publishers, New York, (2006).

Refereed Journal Publications (International):

  1. S. P.Varghese, B. Babu, R. Prasannachandran, R. Antony and M.M.Shaijumon, "Enhanced Electrochemical Properties of Mn3O4/graphene nanocomposite as efficient anode material for lithium ion batteries", Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2018),
  2. R. Prasannachandran, T. V. Vineesh, A. Anil, B. M. Krishna, and M. M. Shaijumon, "Functionalized Phosphorene Quantum Dots as Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reaction", ACS Nano (2018), 12, 11511−11519
  3. Prasad VS, C.S. Tiwari, S. Radhakrishnan, P. M. Ajayan and M. M. Shaijumon, "Oxygen incorporated WS2 Nanoclusters with Superior Electrocatalytic Properties for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction", Nanoscale 10, 9516-9524 (2018)
  4. K. P. Lakshmi, K. J. Janas and M. M. Shaijumon, 'Antimony Oxychloride/Graphene Aerogel Composite as Anode Material for Sodium and Lithium Ion Batteries', Carbon 131 (2018) 86 - 93
  5. B.Binson, S. Ullattil, R. Prasannachandran, J. Kavil, P. Periyat and M. M. Shaijumon, "Ti3+ induced Brown TiO2 Nanotubes for High Performance Sodium Ion Hybrid Capacitors", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6, 5401-5412 (2018)
  6. S.M.Bhat, B. Babu, M. Feygenson, Joerg C. Neuefeind, and M. M. Shaijumon, "Nanostructured Na2Ti9O19 for Hybrid Sodium-Ion Capacitors with Excellent Rate Capability", ACS Applied Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 437−447 (2018)
  7. 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., 1701316 (2017),
  8. 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 , 5, 13364 (2017) [Front cover page]
  9. B. Babu and M. M. Shaijumon, "High performance sodium-ion hybrid capacitor based on Na2Ti2O4(OH)2 nanostructures", J. Power Sources, 353, 85-94 (2017)
  10. 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. , 23, 9144-9148 (2017)
  11. 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, 9, 19417-19426 (2017)
  12. 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)
  13. 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)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. D. Damien, Anjusree, Sreekumaran Nair and M. M. Shaijumon, "TiO2 fiber/particle nanohybrids as efficient anodes for Lithium-ion battery", RSC Advances, 6, 45802-45808 (2016)
  17. 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)
  18. G. Binitha, AG. Ashish, D. Ramasubramonian, P. Manikandan and M. M. Shaijumon, "3-Dimensionally interconnected networks of graphene and flower-like cobalt oxide microstructures with improved lithium storage"Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 3, 1500419 (2016) [Cover article]
  19. A. Ganesan and M. M. Shaijumon, “Activated graphene derived porous carbon with exceptional gas adsorption propertiesMicropor. Mesopor. Mater, 220, 21-27 (2016)
  20. Harish Banda, Dijo Damien, K. Nagarajan, Mahesh Hariharan and M. M. Shaijumon,Polyimide-based all-organic Sodium-ion battery’, J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 10453-10458 (2015)
  21. A. G. Ashish, P. Arunkumar, B. Babu, P. Manikandan, S. Sarang, and M. M. Shaijumon, ‘TiNb2O7/Graphene hybrid material as high performance anode for Li-ion batteries’, Electrochim. Acta, 176, 285-292 (2015)
  22. P. Arunkumar, A. G. Ashish, B. Babu, S. Sarang, A. Suresh, Chithra Sharma, M. Thalakulam and M. M. Shaijumon, ‘Nb2O5/Graphene nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Storage’, RSC Advances, 5, 59997-60004 (2015)
  23. 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 article]
  24. 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)
  25. D. Gopalakrishnan, D. Damien and M. M. Shaijumon, "MoS2 quantum dot interspersed MoS2 nanosheets", ACS Nano, 8, 5297-5303 (2014)
  26. 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)
  27. D. Damien, P. M. Sudeep, T. N. Narayanan, M. R. Anantharaman, P. M. Ajayan and M. M. Shaijumon, ‘Fluorinated graphene based electrodes for high performance primary lithium batteries’ RSC Advances, 3, 25702-25706 (2013)
  28. 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)
  29. 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)
  30. 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. 24, 5045-5064 (2012)
  32. M. Roberts, J. Owen, M. M. Shaijumon, P. Simon et al., "3D lithium ion batteries - from fundamentals to fabrication" J. Mater. Chem., 21, 9876-9890 (2011)
  33. S. Gowda, A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon and P. M. Ajayan, “Conformal Coating of Thin Polymer Electrolyte Layer on Nanostructured Electrode Materials for Three-Dimensional Battery Applications” Nano Lett. 11, 101-106 (2011)
  34. M. M. Shaijumon, E. Perre, P. L. Taberna, J. -M. Tarascon and P. Simon, “Nanostructured 3-dimensional cathodes for Li-ion microbatteries” Adv. Mater., 22, 4978-4981 (2010).
  35. 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)
  36. A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon, S. Gowda and P. M. Ajayan, “Multi-segmented Au-MnO2/CNT hybrid co-axial arrays for high power supercapacitor applications” J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 658-663 (2010)
  37. 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).
  38. 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)
  39. T. N. Narayanan, C. S. S. Sandeep, M. M. Shaijumon, P. M. Ajayan, R. Philip and M. R. Anantharaman, “Synthesis of high coercivity Cobalt-in-Carbon nanotube hybrid structures and their optical limiting properties” Nanotechnology 20, 285702 (2009)
  40. 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)
  41. A. L. M. Reddy, M. M. Shaijumon and P. M. Ajayan, “Co-axial hybrid nanowire electrodes for high performance Lithium batteries” Nano Lett. 9, 1002-1006 (2009)
  42. 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, 2373-2375 (2008)
  43. F. S. Ou, M. M. Shaijumon and P. M. Ajayan. "Controlled manipulation of giant hybrid inorganic nanowire assemblies" Nano Lett. 8, 1853-1857 (2008).
  44. T. N. Narayanan, M. M. Shaijumon, P. M. Ajayan and M. R. Anantharaman, “Synthesis of high coercivity Cobalt nanotubes using acetate precursors and elucidation of mechanism of growth” J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 14281-14285 (2008)
  45. T. N. Narayanan, M. M. Shaijumon, P. M. Ajayan and M. R. Anantharaman, “On the growth mechanism of nickel and cobalt nanowires and comparison of their magnetic properties” Nano Research 1, 465 (2008)
  46. 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, 427-433 (2008)
  47. 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, 179-189 (2008)
  48. 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, 75-80 (2007)
  49. 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, 1713-1716 (2007)
  50. 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” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 13574-13577 (2007)
  51. 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, 3300-3303 (2007)
  52. 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, 153-158 (2007)
  53. 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)
  54. 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, 5299-5305 (2006)
  55. 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, 112-116 (2006)
  56. O. S. Fung, 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)
  57. 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, 311-317 (2005)
  58. 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, 192-198 (2005)
  59. 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, 250-257 (2005)
  60. 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, 518-524 (2005)
  61. 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, 513-520 (2003)