Arun G. Banpurkar
Department of Physics,
University of Pune, Pune-7.

email: agb AT physics.unipune.ac.in


  Tel: +91 20 2569 2678 (Ext. 303)
  Fax: (+91)20.2569 1684

Research Areas and Interests:
• Wetting and and Spreading
• Electrowetting on Dielectric(EW)
• Magneto-capillarity
• Aggregation and Growth Phenomenon



Curriculum Vitae,
Publication List,

Segregation of fractal aggregates grown from two seeds
Deepak N. Bankar, P. M. Gade, A. V. Limaye and A. G. Banpurkar
Phys. Rev. E 75,051401 (2007).

  • Blocking effects in irreversible adsorption of linear macromolecules
    P. B. Shelke, A. G. Banpurkar, S. B. Ogale and A.V. Limaye
    Surface Science, 601, 1, 274 (2007).

  • Growth kinetics study of pulsed laser deposited Ag and ZnO thin films grown on Si (100) substrate
    Deepak N. Bankar, Suhas M. Jejurikar, V. Ganesan, K. P. Adhi & A. G. Banpukar
    Under revision to Physical Review E . Abstract

  • Growth Temperature and N2 Ambient Pressure Dependent Crystalline Orientations and Band-gaps of Pulsed Laser Deposited AlN / (0001) Sapphire Thin Films
    S. M. Jejurikar, A. G. Banpurkar, D. N. Bankar, and K. P. Adhi; L. M. Kukreja
    J. Crystal Growth  304, 257 (2007).

  • Structural, morphological and electrical characterization of hetroepitaxial ZnO thin films deposited
    on Si (100) by pulsed laser deposition: Effect of annealing (800 C) in air
    S. M. Jejurikar, A. G. Banpurkar, A. V. Limaye, S. K. Date, S.I. Patil and K. P. Adhi P. Mishra, L. M. Kukreja and R. Bathe
    J. Appl. Phys. 99, 014907 (2006).

  • Effect of complexation on interface generated by the aqueous surfactant flow in Hele-Shaw channel  Rupeshkumar Ghagi, A. V. Limaye and A. G. Banpurkar, Proceedings of DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, 479 (2006).  

  • Boundary effects on the stability of thin submerged granular piles
    S.B. Ogale, R.N. Bathe, R.J. Choudhary, S.N. Kale, Abhijit S. Ogale, A.G. Banpurkar, A.V. Limaye
    Physica A, 49 , 354 (2005).

  • Growth and properties of pulsed laser deposited Fe3O4 / La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 bilayers
    S. N. Sadakale, R. J. Choudhary, M. S. Sahasrabudhe, A. G. Banpurkar, K. P Adhi, S. I. Patil and S. K. Date,
    J. Mag. Mag.Mater., 286 , 450 (2005).

  • Room- Temperature synthesis of Aragotnite crystal at an Expanding liquid-liquid interface In a radial Hell – Shaw cell
    D. Rautaray, A. G. Banpurkar, S. R. Sainkar, A. V. Limaye, N. R. Pavaskar, S. B. Ogale and M. Sastry
    Advanced Materials 15, 1273 (2003).

  • BaSO4 crystal grown at an expanding liquid-liquid interface in a Radial Hele-Shaw cell shows
    pontaneous large -scale assembly
    D. Rautaray, A. G. Banpurkar, S. R. Sainkar, A. V. Limaye, S. B. Ogale and M. Sastry,
    Crystal Growth Design 3 , 449 (2003).

  • Occurrence of coexisting dendrite morphologies: Immiscible fluid displacement in an anisotropic radial Hele- Shaw cell
    under a high flow rate regime
    A. G. Banpurkar, A. V. Limaye and S. B. Ogale
    Phys. Rev. E, 61,5507 (2000).

  • Viscous Fingering of miscible fluids in an Anisotropic Radial Hele-Shaw cell: Coexistence of Kinetic and Surface-tension dendrite
    morphology types and an exploration of small scale influences.
    A. G. Banpurkar, Abhijit S. Ogale, A. V. Limaye and S. B. Ogale,
    Phys. Rev. E 59, 118 (1999).

  • Variation in Viscous Fingering Pattern Morphology due to Surfactant-Mediated Interfacial Recognition Events
    Murali Sastry, Anand Gole, A.G. Banpurkar, A.V. Limaye and S.B. Ogale,
    Current Science 81, 191 (2001).

  • Magnetic properties of nano-sized powders of magnetic oxides synthesized by pulsed laser ablation
    S.R. Shinde, S.D. Kulkarni, A.G. Banpurkar, Rashmi Nawathey-Dixit, S.K. Date, and S.B. Ogale,
    J. Appl. Phys. 88 , 1566 (2000).

  • Synthesis of Ultrafine/Nanosize Powders of Iron Oxide by Pulsed Laser Ablation and Cold Condensation.
    S. R. Shinde, A. G. Banpurkar, K. P. Adhi, A. V. Limaye, S. B. Ogale, S. K. Date and G. Marest,
    Mod. Phys. Lett. B 10, 1517 (1996).


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