People

Thaneshwor P Kaloni

PhD Students

Research Interests


Selected Publications

  • T. P. Kaloni and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Interaction of germanene on GaAs(0001) substrate” Journal of Applied Physics 114, 184307 (2013).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Tahir, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Quasi-free standing silicene on h-BN substrate” Scientific Reports 3, 3192 (2013).
  • T. P. Kaloni and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Stability of germanene on tensile strain” Chemical Physics Letters 583, 137 (2013).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, R. Faccio, and Schwingenschlögl, “Modelling magnetism of C at O and B monovacancies in graphene” Carbon 64, 281 (2013).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Hole doped Dirac states in silicene by biaxial tensile strain” Journal of Applied Physics 113, 104305 (2013).
  • N. Singh, T. P. Kaloni, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “A first-principles investigation of the optical spectra of oxidized graphene” Applied Physics Letters 102, 023101 (2013).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Fluorinated monovacancies in graphene: Even-odd effect” EPL 100, 37003 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, Y.C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Mechanism of Si intercalation in defective graphene on SiC” Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 23340 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, Y.C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Ge-intercalated graphene: The origin of the p-type to n-type transition” EPL 99, 57002 (2012).
  • Y. C. Cheng, T. P. Kaloni, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Oxidation of graphene in ozone under ultraviolet light” Applied Physics Letters 101, 073110 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Electronic Properties of Boron and Nitrogen doped graphene: “A first principles study” Journal of Nanoparticle Research 14, 1059 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, Y. C. Cheng and U. Schwingenschlögl, “K-intercalated carbon systems: Effects of dimensionality and substrate” EPL 98, 67003 (2012) (Editor’s choice).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Y. C. Cheng, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Charge carrier density in Li-intercalated graphene” Chemical Physics Letters 534, 29 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Y. C. Cheng, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Electronic structure of superlattices of graphene and hexagonal boron nitride” Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 919 (2012).
  • T. P. Kaloni, M. Upadhyay Kahaly, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Induced magnetism in transition metal intercalated graphitic systems” Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 18681 (2011).
  • T. P. Kaloni, Y. C. Cheng, R. Faccio, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Oxidation of monovacancies in graphene by oxygen molecules” Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 919 (2011)
  • T. P. Kaloni and Sugata Mukherjee, “Comparative study of electronic properties of graphite and h-BN using pseudopotential plane wave method” Modern Physics Letters B 25, 1855 (2011).
  • Y. C. Cheng, T. P. Kaloni, G. S. Huang, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Origin of the high p-doping in F intercalated graphene on SiC” Applied Physics Letters 99, 053117 (2011).

Education

·      2011-present, PhD in Materials Science & Engineering, KAUST, KSA

·      2009-2011, PMSc in materials science, SNBNCBS, Kolkata, India

·      2004-2007, MSc in Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Nepal 

Awards

·      KAUST Provost Award 2011.

·      KAUST Fellowship award 2011.

·      Award for the best second poster at KAUST, 14th Dec. 2011.

·      TWAS-BOSE Fellowship, 2009-2011 (SNBNCBS, Kolkata, India).

·      Fellowship for ranking in class, 2005-2006 (T.U, Nepal, M. Sc.).

·      Award for highest rank in class, 2002-2004 (SSC, Nepal, B. Sc.).