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  1. Mixed-Monolayer-Protected Au25 Clusters with Bulky Calix[4]arene Functionalities, Jukka Hassinen, Petri Pulkkinen, Elina O. Kalenius, Thalappil Pradeep, Heikki Tenhu, Hannu J. Häkkinen, and Robin H. A. Ras, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., (2014), 585−589 (DOI: 10.1021/jz500052h), Just Accepted.

  2. Supramolecular Functionalization and Concomitant Enhancement in Properties of Au25 Clusters, Ammu Mathew, Ganapati Natarajan, Lauri Lehtovaara, Hannu Hakkinen, Ravva Kumar, Venkatesan Subramanian, Abdul Jaleel, T. Pradeep, ACS Nano (2013), Just Accepted.

  3. Sequential Electrochemical Unzipping of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube to Graphene Ribbons Revealed by in-situ Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging, Robin John, Dhanraj Shinde, Lili Liu, Feng Ding, Zhiping Xu, Cherianath Vijayan, Vijayamohanan Pillai, T. Pradeep, ACS Nano (2013), Just Accepted.

  4. Development of ultralow energy (1-10 eV) ion scattering spectrometry coupled with reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy and temperature programmed desorption for the investigation of molecular solids, Soumabha Bag, Radha Gobinda Bhuin, Rabin Rajan J. Methikkalam, Luke Kephart, Jeff Walker, Kevin Kuchta, Dave Martin, Jian Wei and T. Pradeep, Rev. Sci. Instrum. (2013), Just Accepted.

  5. Luminescent Iron Clusters in Solution, Nirmal Goswami, Ananya Baksi, Anupam Giri, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Gautam Basu, T. Pradeep and Samir Kumar Pal, Nanoscale, (2013), Just Accepted.

  6. Luminescent AgAu alloy clusters derived from Ag nanoparticles: Manifestations of tunable AuI-CuI metallophilic interactions, Kumaranchira R. Krishnadas, Thumu Udayabhaskararao, Susobhan Choudhury, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal and T. Pradeep, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., (2013) (DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301424).

  7. Studying reaction intermediates formed at graphenic surfaces, Depanjan Sarkar, Soujit Sen Gupta, Rahul Narayanan and T. Pradeep, Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, (2013), (DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0786-7)  PDF File .

  8. Percolation network dynamicity and sheet dynamics governed viscous behavior of poly-dispersed Graphene nano-sheet suspensions, Purbarun Dhar, Hasan Ansari, Soujit Sen Gupta, V. Manoj Siva, T. Pradeep, Arvind Pattamatta and Sarit K. Das, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, (2013), In Press.

  9. Noble metal alloy clusters in the gas phase derived from protein templates: Unusual recognition of palladium by gold, Ananya Baksi and T. Pradeep, Nanoscale, 5, (2013), 12245-12254 (DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04257J) PDF File   Supporting Information

  10. Ag44(SeR)30: A Hollow Cage Silver Cluster with Selenolate Protection, Indranath Chakraborty, Wataru Kurashige, Keita Kanehira, Lars Gell, Hannu Häkkinen, Yuichi Negishi and T. Pradeep, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, (2013), pp 3351–3355, (DOI: 10.1021/jz401879c) PDF File   Supporting Information

  11. Atomically Precise Silver Clusters as New SERS Substrates, Indranath Chakraborty, Soumabha Bag, Uzi Landman, and T. Pradeep, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, (2013), pp 2769–2773 (DOI: 10.1021/jz4014097). PDF File   Supporting Information

  12. Thiolate-protected Ag32 clusters: Mass spectral studies of composition and insights into the Ag-thiolate structure from NMR, T. Udayabhaskararao, M. S. Bootharaju and T. Pradeep, Nanoscale, 5, (2013), 9404-9411 (Manuscript ID: NR-ART-07-2013-003463.R1). PDF File  Supporting Information

  13. Understanding the molecular signatures in leaves and flowers by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (DESI MS) imaging Hemalatha, Rani and T. Pradeep, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, (2013) (DOI:10.1021/jf4011998 ). PDF File

  14. Sunlight mediated synthesis and antibacterial properties of monolayer protected silver clusters, Indranath Chakraborty, T. Udayabhaskararao, G. K. Deepesh and T. Pradeep, J. Mater. Chem. B, 1, (2013), 4059-4064. (DOI:10.1039/C3TB20603C). PDF File   Supporting Information.

  15. Facile and rapid synthesis of dithiol-protected Ag7 quantum cluster for selective adsorption of cationic dyes, M. S. Bootharaju and T. Pradeep, Langmuir, 29, (2013), 8125-8132 (DOI: 10.1021/la401180r). Pdf File Supporting Information

  16. Single cell investigations of silver nanoparticle-bacteria interactions, Vishnupriya Sudarsan, Kamalesh Chaudhari, Ramya Jagannathan, T. Pradeep, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, (2013). In press.

  17. Distinguishing amorphous and crystalline ices by ultra-low energy collisions of reactive ions, Soumabha Bag, Radha Gobinda Bhuin and T. Pradeep, J. Phys. Chem. C., 117 (2013) 12146-12152 (DOI: 10.1021/jp4016432). Pdf File Supporting Information

  18. New protocols for the synthesis of stable Ag and Au nanocluster molecules, T. Udayabhaskararao and T. Pradeep, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4 (2013) 1553-1564 (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz400332g). Pdf File

  19. Biopolymer reinforced synthetic granular nanocomposites for affordable point-of-use water purification, M. Udhaya Sankar, Sahaja Aigal, Amrita Chaudhary, Anshup, Shihabudheen M. Maliyekkal, A. Anil Kumar, Kamalesh Chaudhari and T. Pradeep, PNAS, 110 (2013) 8459-8464 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1220222110). Pdf File Supporting Information

  20. Separation of precise compositions of noble metal clusters protected with mixed ligands Yoshiki Niihori, Miku Matsuzaki, T. Pradeep and Yuichi Negishi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (2013) 4946-4949 (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja4009369). Pdf File Supporting Information

  21. Unprecedented inhibition of tubulin polymerization directed by gold nanoparticles inducing cell cycle arrest and apoptosis, Diptiman Choudhury,* Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier,* Kamalesh Chaudhari, Robin John, Anjan Kumar Dasgupta, T. Pradeep and G. Chakrabarti, Nanoscale, 5 (2013) 4476-4489 (DOI: 10.1039/c3nr33891f). Pdf File Supporting Information

  22. A copper cluster protected with phenylethanethiol, Anindya Ganguly, Indranath Chakraborty, T. Udayabhaskararao and T. Pradeep, Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2013) 15:1522 (DOI: 10.1007/s11051-013-1522-8). Pdf File Supporting Information

  23. Bare clusters derived from protein templates: Au25+, Au38+ and Au102+, Ananya Baksi, T. Pradeep, Bokwon Yoon, Constantine Yannouleas and Uzi Landman, ChemPhysChem, 14 (2013) 1272-1282 (DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200927). Pdf File Supporting Information

  24. Probing molecular solids with low energy ions, Soumabha Bag, Radha Gobinda Bhuin, Ganapati Natarajan and T. Pradeep, Ann. Rev. Anal. Chem., 6 (2013) 97-118 (DOI: 10.1146/annurev-anchem-062012-092547). Pdf File

  25. Protein-encapsulated gold cluster aggregates: The case of lysozyme, Ananya Baksi, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Kamalesh Chaudhari, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal and T. Pradeep, Nanoscale, 5 (2013) 2009-2016 (DOI: 10.1039/c2nr33180b). Pdf File Supporting Information


  26. Evolution of atomically precise silver clusters to superlattice crystals, K. S. Sugi, Indranath Chakraborty, T. Udayabhaskararao, Jyoti Sarita Mohanty and T. Pradeep, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 30 (2013) 241-243 (DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201200102). Pdf File Supporting Information

  27. Immobilized graphene-based composite from asphalt: Facile synthesis and application in water purification, T. S. Sreeprasad, Soujit Sen Gupta, Shihabudheen M. Maliyekkal and T. Pradeep, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 246-247 (2013) 213-220 (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.12.022). Pdf File Supporting Information

  28. Atomically precise silver clusters for efficient chlorocarbon degradation, M. S. Bootharaju, G. K. Deepesh, T. Udayabhaskararao and T. Pradeep, J. Mater. Chem. A, 1 (2013) 611-620 (DOI:10.1039/C2TA00254J). Pdf File Supporting Information

  29. Ultrafast photoinduced enhancement of nonlinear optical response in 15-atom gold clusters on indium tin oxide conducting film, Sunil Kumar, E. S. Shibu, T. Pradeep and A. K. Sood, Optics Express, 21(2013) 8483-8492 (DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.008483). Pdf File

  30. Electrical conductivity of ceramic and metallic nanofluids, K. G. Kalpana Sarojini , Siva V. Manoj, Pawan K. Singh, T. Pradeep, Sarit K. Das, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 417 (2013) 39-46 (DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2012.10.010). Pdf File

  1. UPS-EELS investigation of the electronic structure of BF3.H2S, T. Pradeep, C. S. Sreekanth, M. S. Hegde and C. N. R. Rao, Chem. Phys. Lett., 151 (1988) 499.

  2. Study of the Electronic Structure of n-v addition compounds of BH3 by a combined use of UPS and EELS,T. Pradeep, M. S. Hegde and C. N. R. Rao, J. Mol. Struct., 194 (1989) 163.

  3. Electron energy loss spectroscopy of H2O, H2S, H2Se and H2Te, T. Pradeep and M. S. Hegde, Spectrochemica Acta, 44A (1988) 883.

  1. Ag9 quantum cluster through a solid state route, T. U. B. Rao, B. Nataraju and T. Pradeep, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132 (2010) 16304-16307

  2. Luminescent Ag7 and Ag8 Clusters by Interfacial Synthesis T. Udaya Bhaskara Rao and T. Pradeep, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49 (2010) 3925-3929

  3. Noble metal nanoparticles for water purification: A critical review, T. Pradeep and Anshup, Invited critical review, Thin Solid Films, 517 (2009) 6441-6478

  4. Fluorescent gold nanoparticle superlattices, Naoki Nishida, Edakkattuparambil S. Shibu, Hiroshi Yao, Tsugao Oonishi, Keisaku Kimura and T. Pradeep, Adv. Mater., 2(2009) 220-234

  5. Electric field assisted growth of highly uniform and oriented gold nanotriangles on conducting glass substrates, P. R. Sajanlal and T. Pradeep, Adv. Mat. 20 (2008) 980-983

  6. Ligand exchange of Au25SG18 leading to functionalized gold clusters: Spectroscopy, kinetics and luminescence, E. S. Shibu, M. A. Habeeb Muhammed, T. Tsukuda and T. Pradeep, J. Phys. Chem. C., 112 (2008) 12168 – 12176

  7. Visible fluorescence induced by the metal semiconductor transition in composites of carbon nanotubes with noble metal nanoparticles, Chandramouli Subramaniam, T. S. Sreeprasad, T. Pradeep, G. V. Pavan Kumar, Chandrabhas Narayana, T. Yajima, Y. Sugawara, Hirofumi Tanaka, Takuji Ogawa and J. Chakrabarti, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99 (2007) 167404

  8. Novel MoS2 clusters in the gas phase, D. M. David Jeba Singh, T. Pradeep, Joydeep Bhattacharjee and U. V. Waghmare, J. Phys. Chem. A 109 (2005) 7339-7342

  9. Flow induced transverse electrical potential across an assembly of gold nanoparticles, C. Subramaniam, T. Pradeep and J. Chakrabarti, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 164501

  10. Unique chemistry at ice surfaces: Incomplete proton transfer in H3O+-NH3 system, S. -C. Park, K.-W. Maeng, T. Pradeep and H. Kang, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Eng., 40 (2001) 1497-1500

  1. T. Pradeep, Nano no Honshitsu (Japanese edition of Nano: The Essentials ), Kyoritsu Shuppan Co. Ltd, Japan, July 2011

  2. T. Pradeep, Nano: The Essentials Understanding Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, April 2008

  3. S. K. Das, S. U. S. Choi, W. Yu, T. Pradeep, Nanofluids Science and Technology, John Wiley, New York, 2008

  4. T. Pradeep, Nano: The Essentials Understanding Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2007, reprinted 2008, 2009, 2010 (twice)

  5. T. Pradeep(Ed.), Advances in Physical Chemistry, Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 1999