Sathiaraj Stephen

Professor

  • 742 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1989 …2020

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Research Output

  • 742 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 47 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Conference article
2020

Structure, optical and electrical properties of sol-gel derived Zn1.5+xSn1.5-xO4 nanostructured films for optoelectronic applications

Arora, I., Kumar, P., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Thangaraj, R., Mar 31 2020, In : Thin Solid Films. 698, 137871.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2019
Open Access

Optical properties of GAZO thin films deposited by RF planar magnetron sputtering at various O2/Ar flow ratios

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Apr 2019, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 111, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Effect of RF Power on the Properties of Gallium and Aluminium Co-doped Zinc Oxide (GAZO) Thin Films

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S., Masanganise, J. & Muchanyereyi, N., Jan 15 2019, In : Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials. 29, 1, p. 49-58 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Atomic force microscopy analysis of surface topography of pure thin aluminum films

Mwema, F. M., Oladijo, O. P., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Akinlabi, E. T., 2018, In : Materials Research Express. 5, 4, 046416.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Raman spectroscopy and optical properties of GAZO thin films deposited at various substrate temperatures

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Shonhiwa, C., Aug 1 2018, In : European Physical Journal Plus. 133, 8, 326.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Effect of annealing on the optical properties of amorphous Se79Te10Sb4Bi7 thin films

Nyakotyo, H., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Muchuweni, E., Jul 1 2017, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 92, p. 182-188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of O2/Ar flow ratio on Ga and Al co-doped ZnO thin films by rf sputtering for optoelectronic device fabrication

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Nov 2017, In : Materials Research Bulletin. 95, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO nanowires on rf sputtered Ga and Al co-doped ZnO thin films for solar cell application

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., 2017, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 721, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of electron-beam deposited quaternary Se86-xTe10Sb4Bix (0 ≤ x ≤ 8) chalcogenide alloys

Nyakotyo, H., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Muchuweni, E., Sep 2017, In : Infrared Physics and Technology. 85, p. 99-108 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of zinc oxide thin films for optoelectronic applications

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Apr 1 2017, In : Heliyon. 3, 4, p. e00285 e00285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Effect of gallium doping on the structural, optical and electrical properties of zinc oxide thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Jun 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 8, p. 10066-10070 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of amorphous Se90-XIn10SbXthin film alloys

Muiva, C. M., Mwabora, J. M., Sathiaraj, T. S. & King, J. G., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 689, p. 432-438 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Physical properties of gallium and aluminium co-doped zinc oxide thin films deposited at different radio frequency magnetron sputtering power

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Nov 15 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 15, p. 17706-17710 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
31 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Effect of Ag photo-doping on structural, optical and phase change properties of GeTe chalcogenide films

Kumar, P., Chander, R., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Thangaraj, R., Oct 1 2015, In : Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 38, p. 188-191 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Natural pigments as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells with TiO2 thin films

Maabong, K., Muiva, C. M., Monowe, P., Sathiaraj, T. S., Hopkins, M., Nguyen, L., Malungwa, K. & Thobega, M., 2015, In : International Journal of Renewable Energy Research. 5, 2, p. 501-506 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of Meyer-Neldel rule in Se100-XM(M=In, Sb)X chalcogenide glasses

Muiva, C. M., Sathiaraj, T. S., Mwabora, J. M. & Maabong, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Ceramics International. 41, 2, p. 2348-2352 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Influence of thickness on optical properties of a-(Se80Te 20)96Ag4 thin films

Singh, D., Kumar, S., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Jan 1 2013, In : Physica B: Condensed Matter. 408, 1, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Chemical bond approach to optical properties of some flash evaporated Se 100 - XSb X chalcogenide alloys

Muiva, C. M., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Mwabora, J. M., Jul 1 2012, In : EPJ Applied Physics. 59, 1, 10301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical spray pyrolysis path to synthesis of ZnO microsausages from aggregation of elongated double tipped nanoparticles

Muiva, C., Sathiaraj, S. T. & Maabong, K., Jan 30 2012, THERMEC 2011. p. 2577-2582 6 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 706-709).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of flash evaporated amorphous Se100-xIn x thin films for CuInSe2 solar cell applications

Muiva, C. M., Maabong, K., Sathiaraj, S. T. & Mwabora, J. M., Dec 1 2012, Proceedings of the IASTED African Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AfricaPES 2012. p. 86-90 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Study of crystallization kinetics and structural relaxation behavior in phase separated Ag 33Ge 17Se 50 glassy alloys

Kumar, P., Yannopoulos, S. N., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Thangaraj, R., Jul 16 2012, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 135, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Crystallisation kinetics, glass forming ability and thermal stability in glassy Se100 - XInx chalcogenide alloys

Muiva, C. M., Sathiaraj, S. T. & Mwabora, J. M., Nov 15 2011, In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 357, 22-23, p. 3726-3733 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Bi substitution on phase transformation studies for Ge 22Sb22Te56 thin films

Kumar, J., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials. 13, 9, p. 1082-1085 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical and optical study of phase transitions in thermally evaporated GeTe films

Kumar, P., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Apr 1 2011, In : Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science. 208, 4, p. 838-842 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Effect of Sn addition on the optical gap and far-infrared reflectivity spectra of amorphous Sb-Se films

Kumar, P., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Jun 23 2010, In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 356, 31-32, p. 1611-1613 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous crystallization and composition dependence of optical parameters in Sn-Sb-Bi-Se chalcogenides

Ahmad, M., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science. 45, 5, p. 1231-1236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of amorphous Sb2Se3:Sn films

Kumar, P., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Thangaraj, R., Feb 22 2010, In : Philosophical Magazine Letters. 90, 3, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Effect of phase separation on optical and electrical properties of Sn-Sb-Se glassy films

Kumar, P., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Jul 1 2009, In : Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science. 206, 7, p. 1465-1470 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal annealing dependence of some physical properties of Bi-substituted Sn-Sb-Se glassy thin films

Ahmad, M., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Sep 1 2009, In : EPJ Applied Physics. 47, 3, ap09105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
57 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of composition on optical constants of Pb: GeSbTe chalcogenide thin films

Kumar, J., Kumar, P., Suri, N., Ahmad, M., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Oct 1 2008, In : Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Rapid Communications. 2, 10, p. 635-639 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Phase segregation in Pb:GeSbTe chalcogenide system

Kumar, J., Ahmad, M., Chander, R., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, T. S., Jan 1 2008, In : EPJ Applied Physics. 41, 1, p. 13-18 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Phase transformation in Pb:GeSbTe chalcogenide films

Kumar, J., Kumar, P., Ahmad, M., Chander, R., Thangaraj, R. & Sathiaraj, S., Nov 1 2008, In : EPJ Applied Physics. 44, 2, p. 117-123 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal analysis and annealing temperature dependence of electrical properties in Sn10Sb20Se70 glassy semiconductor

Kumar, P., Thangaraj, R. & Stephen Sathiaraj, T., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of Materials Science. 43, 18, p. 6099-6104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Solar selective properties of copper-aluminium composite films

Sathiaraj, T. S., Jul 2007, In : Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics. 45, 7, p. 613-617 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Optical properties of co-sputtered copper-aluminium Films

Sathiaraj, T. S., Kumar, S. & Devan, K. R. S., Dec 1 2004, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5509, p. 24-33 10 p., 03.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1997

The experimental and calculated optical properties of Ni-Al2O3 coatings using effective medium theories

Sathiaraj, T. S. & Thangaraj, R., Mar 7 1997, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 30, 5, p. 769-775 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
1991

Optical properties of selectively absorbing r.f. sputtered NiAl2O3 composite films

Sathiaraj, T. S., Thangaraj, R., Al Sharbaty, H. & Agnihotri, O. P., Jan 1 1991, In : Thin Solid Films. 195, 1-2, p. 33-42 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of selectively absorbing r.f. sputtered NiAl2O3 composite films

Thangaraj, R., Al Sharbaty, H., Agnihotri, O. P. & Sathiaraj, S., 1991, In : Thin Solid Films. 195, 1, p. 33-42 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1990

High absorptance and low emittance AR-coated Ni-Al2O3solar absorbers

Sathiaraj, T. S., Thangaraj, R. & Agnihotri, O. P., Feb 14 1990, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 23, 2, p. 250-254 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1989

NiAl2O3 cermet solar absorbers by RF planar magnetron sputtering for high temperature applications

Sathiaraj, T. S., Thangaraj, R. & Agnihotri, O. P., Jan 1 1989, In : Solar Energy Materials. 18, 6, p. 343-356 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)