K Raghavendra Rao

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Dr. K Raghavendra Rao

Associate Professor

Phone Number: EXT. NO. 865
Email ID: raghuu2@yahoo.co.in

Dr. K Raghavendra Rao is a Associate Professor in the Science and Humanities Department at PES University.


PhD  (Indian Institute of Science)
MSc Physics

Professional Experience

Teaching: 14 Years
R&D: 8 years

  1. Run a research laboratory “Nonlinear and Quantum Optics”  MRD  Block III Floor.
  2. Research Guide
  1. Nonlinear Optics
  2. Quantum Optics
  3. Crystal growth

Journal Publications

  1. Lithium D-Isoascorbate Monohydrate, a New Nonlinear Optical Material Raghavendra Rao, C. Aneesh, H. L. Bhat, Suja Elizabeth, M. S. Pavan and T. N. Guru Row, Cryst. Growth Des., American Chemical society,  2013, 13, 97.
  2. Crystal growth and nonlinear optical properties of sodium D-Isoascorbate monohydrate  Raghavendra Rao, H. L. Bhat, Suja Elizabeth, CrystEngComm, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013, 15, 6594.
  3. Studies on Lithium L-Ascorbate dihydrate: an interesting chiral nonlinear optical crystal Raghavendra Rao, H. L. Bhat and Suja Elizabeth, Mat. Chem. Phys., Elsevier, 2013, 137, 756.
  4. The nonlinear optical properties of the monoclinic D-isoascorbic acid crystal Raghavendra Rao ., Sanathkumar, R., Bhat, H.L. et al. Appl. Phys. B  Lasers and Optics, Springer, 2016 122: 270.
  5. Study of the piezoelectric resonance in metal organic NLO single crystals: Sodium D-isoascorbate monohydrate and Lithium L-ascorbate dihydrate Ravi Kiran Saripalli, Raghavendra Rao K, Sanath Kumar R, H. L. Bhat and Suja Elizabeth American Institute of Physics, Conference Proceedings 1728, 020157 (2016)


  • Nonlinear optical properties of biaxial chiral ascorbic acid family crystals: A comparative study
  • IUMRS International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials, IISc, Bangalore. December 11-15, 2016.