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Congratulations to Vijaykumar Siripina and Sreenivasulu Gonu for their recent paper in Chemistry Select Congratulations to Ramya Balan for her recent paper in Environmental Science and Pollution Research Prof Dr. B. Rajakumar has been invited to serve in Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Chemical Kinetics Hearty Congratulations Dr.Vijay for your recent publication in ESPR Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in Chemistry Select Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in New Journal of Chemistry Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his successful PhD open defence Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in JPCA Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in New Journal of Chemistry Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in CP Hearty congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his successful submission of Ph.D. thesis We welcome Koushik Mondal to our group Hearty congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in JPCA Hearty Congratulations! to Dr.Parandaman for his Post Doc. position at University of California, San Diego, USA. Hearty Congratulations! to Mr. Gonu Srinivasulu for his post doc. at the Max Planck Institute, Mainz,Germany Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in JPCA Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in JCS Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his publication in RSC Advances

Welcome to Dr Rajakumar Group

Dr. Rajakumar's research group focuses on understanding the elementary reactions that happen in both the Troposphere and the Stratosphere of the Earth's atmosphere on one hand and in the combustion on the otherhand. The absorption measurements of the radicals originating from the oxidation processes of volatile organic compounds via their reactions with hydroxyl radical, chlorine atoms and many such oxidizing species those are important in the Earth's atmosphere, are being pursued. Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) is used as a tool for this purpose. This CRD spectrometer is completely i...

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  • Recent Publications

    • “Cl initiated photo oxidation reactions of methyl propionate in atmospheric condition” C. B. Ramya and...
    • “Kinetic investigations on the gas phase reaction of 2,2,2-trifluoroethylbutyrate with OH radicals: An e...
    • “Kinetic investigations on the chlorine atom sensitized photo-oxidization reactions with a series of 1-a...
    • “Experimental and computational kinetic investigations for the reactions of Cl atoms with unsaturated ke...
    • “Experimental and RRKM investigations on the degradation of ethyl formate”, B. Rajakumar, M. Balaganseh an...
    • Shock tube study and RRKM calculations on thermal decomposition of 2-chloroethyl methyl ether, A. Parandaman ...
    • An Experimental and Computational Study on the Cl Atom Initiated Photo-Oxidization Reactions of Butenes in the...
    • Kinetic investigations of Cl atoms initiated photo oxidation reactions of cyclic unsaturated hydrocarbons in t...
    • Addition and abstraction kinetics of H atom with propylene and isobutylene between 200 and 2500 K: A DFT study...
    • Experimental and theoretical investigations on the reaction of 1,3-butadiene with Cl atom in the gas phase, S....
    • Kinetic investigations of chlorine atom initiated photo oxidation reactions of 2,3-dimethyl-1,3- butadiene in ...
    • Thermal Decomposition of 2-Pentanol: A Shock Tube Study and RRKM Calculations Parandaman Arathala, and Balla R...
    • Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of tetramethylsilane behind the reflected shock waves between 1058 and 1...
    • Rate coefficients for hydrogen abstraction reaction of pinonaldehyde (C10H16O2) with Cl atoms between 200 and ...
    • Is H Atom Abstraction Important in the Reaction of Cl with 1-Alkenes? M. P. Walavalkar, S. Vijayakumar, A. Sha...
    • Measuring Temperature of Reflected Shock Wave Using a Standard Chemical Reaction, M. Kiran Singh, B. Rajakumar...
    • Experimental and theoretical study on thermal decomposition of methyl butanoate behind reflected shock waves; ...
    • Gas Phase Kinetics of 2, 2, 2-trifluoroethylbutyrate with Cl Atom: An Experimental and Theoretical Study. Srin...
    • Rate coefficients and reaction mechanism for the reaction of OH radicals with (E)-CF 3CH=CHF, (Z)-CF 3CH=CHF, ...
    • Theoretical investigations on the kinetics of H-abstraction reactions from CF3CH(OH)CF3 by OH radicals. Srini...
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    Indian Institute of Technology Madras
    Chennai - 600036, Tamil Nadu,
    India
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