Anil Annadi Assistant Professor Department of Physics

Dr. Anil Annadi is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering. He did his Ph.D. in Physics from National University of Singapore, Singapore. Prior to joining MU, he worked as an Assistant Professor, School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India. His research interests are Condensed Matter Physics (Experimental): Complex oxides and semiconductors for solid state electronics.

  • Education
    • Ph.D in Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore. (2009 - 2013)
      Thesis title: "Electronic and magnetic properties of two-dimensional electron gases at complex oxide interfaces for different polar systems and crystallographic orientations"
      Advisors: Prof. Ariando and Prof. T. Venkatesan
    • M.Tech. in Solid State Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. (2007 - 2009)
      Advisor: Prof. V. Srinivas
    • M.Sc. in Physics, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. (2004 - 2006)
  • Research

    Research Interests:

    Condensed Matter Physics (Experimental): Complex oxides and semiconductors for solid state electronics
    Designing new functional oxide and nitride-based material systems for low power and energy applications, such as spin-charge devices, and non-volatile memory. Exploring interfaces/surfaces to create novel phenomena through coupling of spin, charge and lattice degrees of freedom. He also has strong interest in exploring exotic phases such as superconductivity and quantum transport at low dimensional devices through electrostatic gating and implementation of their device concepts. Materials of interest are correlated systems, magneto electric and phase transition materials.

    Research Expertise:

    • Complex oxide thin films and heterostructures with Pulsed Laser Deposition (RHEED) system. Magnetron Sputter deposition of various magnetic, metallic oxide and nitride thin films. 
    • Thin film characterization; Magneto transport, electrostatic field effect transistor experiments in thin films and Quantum transport in 2D/1D systems, scanning microscopy AFM/MFM/PFM, HR-XRD. Thin film transistor, P-N junction device characterization.
    • Multidisciplinary research in physics and materials chemistry.
  • Awards

    Awards and Honors:

    • Graduate Research Fellowship from National University of Singapore, Singapore.
    • Junior Research Fellowship with NET qualification from University Grants Commission (UGC) India. 
    • University gold medal in M.Sc. (Physics) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. 
    • Best poster award for presentation at ICMAT-2011 international conference, Singapore.
  • Publications

    Research and Academic Publications:

    • Book Chapter: Co-authored book chapter “Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces” Zhiqi Liu, Anil Annadi. Textbook “Functional Materials and Electronics” 1st edition, Apple Academic Press, New York, 2018.
    • Guest Editor for special issues “Synthesis, Properties, and Applications of Multifunctional Magnetic Nanostructures” published in Journal of Nanomaterials by Hindawi publications – 2017, 2018. 
    • Authorship in 45 international publications. Google Scholar: total citations 1350, h-index 19, i-10 index 25. Researcher ID: M-1239-2014, ORICD: 0000-0003-2817-8225Google Scholar:

    Selected Publications:

    • A. Annadi, Q. Zhang, X. Renshaw Wang, N. Tuzla, K. Gopinadhan, W. M. Lü, A. Roy Barman, Z. Q. Liu, A. Srivastava, S. Saha, Y. L. Zhao, S. W. Zeng, S. Dhar, E. Olsson, B. Gu, S. Yunoki, S. Maekawa, H. Hilgenkamp, T. Venkatesan & Ariando. Anisotropic two-dimensional electron gas at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (110) interface, Nature Communications, 4, 1838 (2013). Science Magazine Editors' choice: “Unexpected Conductivity”, Science 14 June 2013: Vol. 340 no. 6138 p. 1267. IF 10.7, Citations 101.
    • Anil Annadi, Shicheng Lu, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Guanglei Cheng, Anthony Tylan-Tyler, Megan Briggeman, Michelle Tomczyk, Mengchen Huang, David Pekker, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, Quantized Ballistic Transport of Electrons and Electron Pairs in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Nanowires, Nano Letters, (2018), 18 (7), 4473–4481. IF 12.7, Citations 25.
    • A. Annadi, N. Zhang, D. B. K. Lim, H. Gong. Hole Transport Modulations in Low Dimensional γ-CuI Films; Implication for High Figure of Merit and Thin Film Transistors, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater (2019), 1, 6, 1029-103. 
    • A. Annadi, N. Zhang, D. B. K. Lim, H. Gong. New Transparent Magnetic Semiconductor NixCu1−xI which Can Perform as Either P‐type or N‐type and Success in the P−N Homojunction Diode, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2020), 12, 6048−6055, IF 8.0
    • Sinu Mathew*, Anil Annadi* (*Equal contribution), Taw Kuei Chan, Teguh Citra Asmara, Da Zhan, Xiao Renshaw Wang, Sara Azimi, Zexiang Shen, Andrivo Rusydi, Araindo, Mark B. H. Breese, and T. Venkatesan. Tuning the interface conductivity of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 using ion beams-implications for patterning, ACS Nano, 7, 10572-10581 (2013), IF 13.0, Citations 27.
    • Guanglei Cheng, Anil Annadi, Shicheng Lu, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Mengchen Huang, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy. Shubnikov–de Haas–like Quantum Oscillations in Artificial One-Dimensional LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Electron Channels, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 076801 (2018). I.F 7.7, Citations 2.
    • J. Lin, A. Annadi, S. Sonde, C. Chen, L. Stan, K.V.L.V. Narayanachari, S. Ramanathan, and S. Guha, “Low-Voltage Artificial Neuron using Feedback Engineered Insulator-to-Metal-Transition Devices,” conference publication at IEEE Int’l Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) Tech. Dig., pp.862-865, (2016). IF 2.52, Citations 8.
    • A. Annadi, A. Putra, Z. Q. Liu, X. Wang, K. Gopinadhan, Z. Huang, S. Dhar, T. Venkatesan, and Ariando. Electronic correlation and strain effects at the interfaces between polar and non-polar complex oxides, Physical Review B, 86, 085450 (2012). IF 3.68, Citations 50.
    • A. Annadi, Z. Huang, K. Gopinadhan, X. Renshaw Wang, A. Srivastava, Z. Q. Liu, H. Harsan Ma, T. P. Sarkar, T. Venkatesan, and Ariando. Fourfold oscillation in anisotropic magneto resistance and planar Hall Effect at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterointerfaces: Effect of carrier confinement and electric field on magnetic interactions, Physical Review B 87, 201102 (Rapid communications) (2013). IF 3.68, Citations 30.
    • A. Annadi, A. Putra, A. Srivastava, X. Wang, Z. Huang, Z. Q. Liu, T. Venkatesan, and Ariando. Evolution of variable range hopping in strongly localized two-dimensional electron gas at NdAlO3/SrTiO3 (100) heterointerfaces, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 231604 (2012). IF 3.52, Citations 12.
    • Yun-Yi Pai, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Anil Annadi, Guanglei Cheng, Shicheng Lu, Michelle Tomczyk, Mengchen Huang, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy. One Dimensional Nature of Superconductivity at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interface, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 147001 (2018), IF 8.0.
    • Ariando, X. Wang, G. Baskaran, Z. Q. Liu, J. Huijben, J. B. Yi, A. Annadi, A Roy Barman, A Rusydi, S Dhar, YP Feng, J Ding, H Hilgenkamp, T Venkatesan. Electronic phase separation at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface, Nature Communications 2, 188 (2011). IF 10.7, Citations 210.
    • T. C. Asmara, A. Annadi, I. Santoso, P. K. Gogoi, A. Kotlov, H. M. Omer, M. Motapothula, M.B.H. Breese, M. Rübhausen, T. Venkatesan, Ariando and A. Rusydi. Mechanisms of charge transfer and redistribution in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 revealed by high-energy optical conductivity, Nature Communications 5, 3663 (2014). IF 10.7, Citations 48.
    • Kalon Gopinadhan, Anil Annadi, Younghyun Kim, Amar Srivastava, Brijesh Kumar, Jingsheng Chen, J Michael D Coey, Ariando, Thirumalai Venkatesan. Gate Tunable In-and Out-of-Plane Spin–Orbit Coupling and Spin-Splitting Anisotropy at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (110) Interface, Advanced electronic materials, 1 (8), 1500114, (2015). IF 5.4.
    • Natalia Palina, Anil Annadi, Teguh Citra Asmara, Caozheng Diao, Xiaojiang Yu, Mark BH Breese, T Venkatesan, Andrivo Rusydi, Electronic defect states at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterointerface revealed by O K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (20), 13844-13851. IF 3.0.
    • Z. Q. Liu, C. J. Li, W. M. Lu, X. H. Huang, Z. Huang, S. W. Zeng, X. P. Qiu, L. S. Huang, A. Annadi, J. S Chen, J. M. D Coey, T Venkatesan. Origin of the two-dimensional electron gas at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces-The role of oxygen vacancies and electronic reconstruction, Physical Review X 3, 021010 (2013). IF 7.81, Citations 198.
    • A. Roy Barman, M Motapothula, A. Annadi et al., Multifunctional Ti1xTaxO2: Ta doping or alloying? Applied Physics Letters, 98, 072111 (2012). IF 3.52, Citations 27.
    • W.M. Lü, Surajit Saha, X Renshaw Wang, Z.Q. Liu, K. Gopinadhan, A. Annadi, S.W. Zeng, Z Huang, B.C Bao, C.X Cong, M. Venkatesan, T Yu, J.M.D Coey, Ariando, T. Venkatesan. Long-range magnetic coupling across a polar insulating layer. Nature Communications 7, 11015 (2016). IF 10.7, Citations 8.
    • Michelle Tomczyk, Guanglei Cheng, Hyungwoo Lee, Shicheng Lu, Anil Annadi, Joshua P Veazey, Mengchen Huang, Patrick Irvin, Sangwoo Ryu, Chang-Beom Eom, Jeremy Levy Micrometer-Scale Ballistic Transport of Electron Pairs in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Nanowires. Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 096801 (2016). I.F 7.7, Citations 20.
    • A Srivastava, TS Herng, S Saha, B Nina, A Annadi et al., Coherently coupled ZnO and VO2 interface studied by photoluminescence and electrical transport across a phase transition, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 241907 (2012). 
    • Changjian Li, Zhiqi Liu, Weiming Lü, Xiao Renshaw Wang, Anil Annadi, Zhen Huang, Shengwei Zeng, T Venkatesan, Tailoring the Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at Polar ABO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces for Oxide Electronics, Scientific Reports, 5, 13314 (2015).
    • Kalon Gopinadhan, Brijesh Kumar, Natalie Palina, M Motapathula, I Pallecchi, TP Sarkar, Y. Zhihua, JQ Chen, A. Annadi, A Rana, Amar Srivastava, D Marré, Jingsheng Chen, S Dhar, A. Rusydi, T Venkatesan, Effect of Nb and Ta substitution on donor electron transport and ultrafast carrier dynamics in anatase TiO2 thin films. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3 (24), 6329-6333 (2015).
    • Kulothungasagaran Narayanapillai, Kalon Gopinadhan, Xuepeng Qiu, Anil Annadi, Ariando, Thirumalai Venkatesan, Hyunsoo Yang. Current-driven spin orbit field in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 162405 (2014).
    • Z Huang, ZQ Liu, M Yang, SW Zeng, A Annadi, WM Lü, XL Tan, PF Chen, L Sun, X Renshaw Wang, YL Zhao, CJ Li, J Zhou, K Han, WB Wu, YP Feng, JMD Coey, T Venkatesan, Biaxial strain-induced transport property changes in atomically tailored SrTiO3 -based systems, Phys. Rev. B 90, 125156 (2014).
  • Experience

    Professional Experience:

    • Assistant Professor - Department of Physics, École Centrale School of Engineering, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India. (03/2021 - )
    • Assistant Professor - School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India. (06/2020 – 02/2021)
    • Research Fellow (Prof. Gong Hao group) - Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore. (10/2017 – 02/2020)
    • Postdoctoral Scholar (Prof. Supratik Guha group). - Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA. (03/2016 – 04/2017)
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Prof. Jeremy Levy Lab). - Pittsburgh Quantum Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA. (04/2014 – 02/2016)
  • Others

    Conference Presentations 

    • Poster presentation at ICMAT-2011 international conference, Singapore. Best poster award.
    • Oral talk at APS March meeting-2012, Boston, USA.
    • Poster presentation at International school of oxide electronics-2011, Corsica, France. 
    • Poster presentation at World oxide electronics (WOE-2012) conference, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. 
    • Poster presentation at World oxide electronics (WOE-2013), Singapore.
    • Poster presentation at Majorana fermions and beyond-2015 conference. University of Pittsburgh, USA. 
    • Oral talk at APS March meeting-2015, San Antonio, USA. 
    • Oral talk at APS March meeting-2016, Baltimore, USA.