Advanced Materials and Devices Division

Division # 4 - Advanced Materials and Devices Division

The ‘Division of Advanced Materials and Devices' aims towards synergizing the research and development to develop state-of-the-art bulk and nano-scale materials, process technologies and devices for Industrial, Strategic and Societal applications. The thrust is on the development of indigenous, economically viable and efficient organic and inorganic Photovoltaic and Thermoelectric devices, Luminescent materials, Carbon based materials & composites and Thin-film based gas sensors. The division undertakes this mandated research and development through several International and National projects, including consultancy, Collaborative, Grant-in-aid and Sponsored projects.


Incharge Dr. Ajay Dhar
Chief Scientist & Head
Ph: +91 1145609455
Address Advanced Materials & Devices Division
CSIR - National Physical Laboratory
Dr. K. S. Krishnan Marg
New Delhi - 110012


Research Areas Section Leader E-mail ID
Flexible Organic Energy Devices Dr. Ritu Srivastava
Inorganic Photovoltaic Devices Mr. CMS Rauthan
Alternative Energy Materials Dr. Divi Harnath
Advanced Carbon Products Dr. S. R. Dhakate
Thin Film Devices Dr. K. M. K. Srivatsa