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Journal publication

  1. S. Gupta, B. Bhatt, M. Sharma, and K. Khare “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Static Wetting Morphologies of Aqueous Drops on Lubricated Slippery Surfaces Using a Quasi-Static Approach” Soft Matter, 19, 1164 (2023)

  2. B. Bhatt, S. Gupta, V. Sumathi, S. Chandran, and K. Khare “Electric Field Driven Reversible Spinodal Dewetting of Thin Liquid Films on Slippery Surfaces” Advanced Materials Interfaces 10, 2202063 (2023)

  3. I. Deo, and K. Khare “A Simple Electronic Circuit Demonstrating Hopf Bifurcation for an Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory” American Journal of Physics 90, 908 (2022)

  4. B. Bhatt, S. Gupta, M. Sharma, and K. Khare “Dewetting of Non-polar Thin Lubricating Films Underneath Polar Liquid Drops on Slippery Surfaces” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 607, 530 (2022)

  5. M. Sharma, S. Gupta, B. Bhatt, G. Bhatt, S. Bhattacharya and K. Khare "Anisotropic Motion of Aqueous Drops on Lubricated Chemically Heterogenous Slippery Surfaces" Advanced Materials Interfaces 8, 2001916 (2021)

  6. M. Sharma, S. S. Mondal, P. K. Roy and K. Khare “Evaporation Dynamics of Pure and Binary Mixture Drops on Dry and Lubricant Coated Slippery Surfaces” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 569, 244 (2020)

  7. M. Sharma, B. Bhatt, S. Gupta, R. Pant and K. Khare "Static and dynamic behaviour of aqueous drops on thin lubricating fluid-coated slippery (LCS) surfaces" Bulletin of Materials Science 43, 1 (2020)

  8. P. K. Roy, S. K. Ujjain, S. Dattatreya, S. Kumar, R. Pant and K. Khare “Mechanically Tunable Single Component Soft Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Based Robust and Sticky Superhydrophobic Surfaces” Applied Physics A 125, 535, (2019)

  9. M. Sharma, P. K. Roy, J. Barman and K. Khare “Mobility of Aqueous and Binary Mixture Drops on Lubricating Fluid Coated Slippery Surfaces” Langmuir 35, 7672, (2019)

  10. M. Sharma, P. K. Roy, R. Pant and K. Khare “Sink dynamics of aqueous drops on lubricating fluid coated hydrophilic surfaces” Colloids and Surfaces A, 562, 377 (2019)

  11. J. Barman,S.K.Majumder,P. K. Roy and K. Khare "Tunable superoleophobicity via harnessing the surface chemistry of UV responsive titania coatings" RSC Advances, 8, 13253(2018)

  12. S. Chatterjee, S. Bhattacharjee, S. K. Maurya, V. Srinivasan, K. Khare and S. Khandekar “Surface wettability of an atomically heterogeneous system and the resulting intermolecular forces” Europhysics Letters 118, 68006 (2017)

  13. J. Barman, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare “Electrowetting on dielectric on lubricating fluid based slippery surfaces with negligible hysteresis” Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 31, 159 (2017)

  14. S. K. Ujjain, P. K. Roy, S. Kumar, S. Singha, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare "Uniting Superhydrophobic, Superoleophobic and Lubricating Fluid Infused Slippery Behavior on Copper Oxide Nano-structured Substrates" Scientific Reports 6, 35524 (2016)

  15. R. Pant, S. K. Ujjain, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare“Enhanced Slippery Behavior and Stability of Lubricating Fluid Infused Nanostructured Surfaces” European Physical Journal: Applied Physics 75, 11316 (2016)

  16. P. K. Roy, R. Pant, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare "Mechanically Tunable Slippery Behavior on Soft Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-Based Anisotropic Wrinkles Infused with Lubricating Fluid"Langmuir, 32, 5738 (2016)

  17. S.K. Garg, D.P. Datta, J. Ghatak, I. Thakur, K. Khare, D. Kanjilal and T. Som "Tunable wettability of Si through surface energy engineering by nanopatterning"RSC Advances, (2016)

  18. R. Pant, P. K. Roy, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare “Slipperiness and stability of hydrophilic surfaces coated with a lubricating fluid” RSC Advances, 6, 15005 (2016)

  19. J. Barman, A. K. Nagarajan and K. Khare “Controlled electro-coalescence/non-coalescence on lubricating fluid infused slippery surfaces” RSC Advances, 5, 105524 (2015)

  20. J. Barman, D. Swain, B. M. Law, R. Seemann, S. Herminghaus and K. Khare "Electrowetting Actuated Microfluidic Transport in Surface Grooves with Triangular Cross Section"Langmuir 31, 1231 (2015)

  21. R. Pant, S. Singha, A. Bandyopadhyay and K. Khare "Investigation of static and dynamic wetting transitions of UV responsive tunable wetting surfaces" Applied Surface Science 292, 777 (2014)

  22. C. Jin, K. Khare, S. Vajpayee, S. Yang, A. Jagota and C.-Y. Hui "Adhesive contact between a rippled elastic surface and a rigid spherical indenter: from partial to full contact" Soft Matter 7, 10728 (2011)

  23. R. Seemann, M. Brinkmann, S. Herminghaus, K. Khare, B. M. Law, S. McBride, K. Kostourou, E. Gurevich, S. Bommer, C. Herrmann and D. Michler “Wetting morphologies and their transitions in grooved substrates”Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 184108 (2011)

  24. S. Vajpayee, K. Khare, S. Yang, C.-Y. Hui and A. Jagota “Adhesion selectivity using rippled surfaces” Advanced Functional Materials 21, 547 (2011)

  25. S. Yang, K. Khare and P.-C. Lin “Harnessing surface wrinkle patterns in soft matter” Advanced Functional Materials 20, 2550 (2010)

  26. K. Khare, J. Zhou and S. Yang “Tunable open-channel microfluidics on soft poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) substrates with sinusoidal grooves” Langmuir 25, 12794 (2009)

  27. K. Khare, M. Brinkmann, B. M. Law, S. Herminghaus and R. Seemann “Switching wetting morphologies in triangular grooves” The European Physical Journal Special Topics 166, 151 (2009)

  28. K. Khare, S. Herminghaus, J.-C. Baret, B. M. Law, M. Brinkmann and R. Seemann “Switching liquid morphologies on linear grooves” Langmuir23, 12997 (2007)

  29. K. Khare, M. Brinkmann, B. M. Law, E. Gurevich, S. Herminghaus and R. Seemann “Dewetting of liquid filaments in wedge shaped grooves” Langmuir23, 12138 (2007)

Book chapter

  1. M. Sharma and K. Khare “Smart Surfaces with Tunable Wettability”, Editor: Phuong Pham, in "21st Century Surface Science", IntechOpen London, ISBN: 978-1-78985-200-4 (2020) {DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87891}

  2. R. Pant, S. Dattatreya, J. Barman and K. Khare "pH Responsive Reversibly Tunable Wetting Surfaces", Editors: A. Hozumi, L. Jiang, H. Lee and M. Shimomura, in Stimuli-responsive dewetting / wetting smart surfaces and interfaces, Springer Wien New York, ISBN: 978-3-319-92653-7 (2018)

  3. M. Brinkmann, Krishnacharya, and R. Seemann,"Control of liquids by surface energies", Editors: S. Hardt and F. Schönfrld, in Microfluidic Technologies for Miniaturized Analysis Systems, Springer Wien New York, ISBN: 978-0-387-28597-9 (2009)

Technology development / patents

  1. S. Majumdar, S. Dattatreya, G. Jayaraman and K. Khare “Adhesion and Water-Contact Angle change of differently surface treated X5 for hydrophobic nano-composite coating” (Patent filed jointly with IIT Kanpur and BHEL Corporate R&D Hyderabad) (2018)

  2. S. Dattatreya, S. Majumdar, B. K. Pant and K. Khare “Nanocomposite Hydrophobic Coating on Low Pressure Steam Turbine Blades” 201731007001A (Patent filed jointly with IIT Kanpur and BHEL Corporate R&D Hyderabad) (2017)

  3. S. K. Ujjain and K. Khare "A super hydrophobic coating composition and coating methods" IN 201711009532 (Patent filed through SIDBI, IIT Kanpur) (2017)

  4. S. K. Choudhary, S. Das, P. K. Bijalwan, S. Singha, A. Kumari and K. Khare "A process for making superhydrophobic galvanized steel" 1341/Kol/2015 (Patent filed jointly with TATA steel Jamshedpur) (2015)

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