Komalavalli Thirunavukkuarasu

Assistant Professor at FAMU

Condensed Matter Science, DC Field CMS


Contact Information

Email komalavalli.thirunav@famu.edu
Phone (850) 6442133
Fax (850) 6444628
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 32310-3706
Building NHMFL FSU

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Applying Unconventional Spectroscopies to the Single-Molecule Magnets, Co(PPh3)2X2 (X = Cl, Br, I): Unveiling Magnetic Transitions and Spin-Phonon Coupling Bone, A.N.; Widener, C.N.; Moseley, D.H.; Liu, Z.; Lu, Z.; Cheng, Y.; Daemen, L.L.; Ozerov, M.; Telser, J.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Smirnov, D.; Greer, S.; Hill, S.; Krzystek, J.; Holldack, K.; Aliabadi, A.; Schnegg, A.; Dunbar, K.R.; Zue, X.L. Chemistry a European Journal, 27, 11110-11125 (2021)
    2. Magneto-elastic coupling in multiferroic metal-organic framework [(CH3)2NH2]Co(HCOO)3. Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Richardson, R.; Lu, Z.; Smirnov, D.; Huang, N.; Combs, N.; Pokharel, G.; Mandrus, D. AIP Advances, 11, 015040 (2021)
    3. Probing the effect of magnetic field on charge order in the quasi-two-dimensional Mott insulator κ-(ET)2Hg(SCN)2Cl Hassan, N.M.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Lu, Z.; Smirnov, D.; Zhilyaeva, E.I.; Torunova, S.; Lyubovskaya, R.N.; Drichko, N. Physical Review B, 104, 245120 (2021)


    1. Inter-Kramers Transitions and Spin?Phonon Couplings in a Lanthanide-Based Single-Molecule Magnet Moseley, D.; Stavretis, S.; Zhu, Z.; Guo, M.; Brown, C.; Ozerov, M.; Cheng, Y.; Daemen, L.; Richardson, R.; Knight, G.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Ramirez-Cuesta, A.; Tang, J.; Xue, Z. Inorganic Chemistry, 59, 7, 5218-5230 (2020)
    2. Melting of charge order in the low-temperature state of an electronic ferroelectric-like system Hassan, N.M.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Lu, Z.; Smirnov, D.; Zhilyaeva, E.I.; Torunova, S.; Lyubovskaya, R.N.; Drichko, N. Nature Partner Journals Quantum Materials (npj), 5, 1, 15 (2020)
    3. Magnetic Properties and Electronic Structure of the S = 2 Complex [Mn(III)(OPPh2)2N3] Showing Field-Induced Slow Magnetization Relaxation Sanakis, Y.; Krzystek, J.; Maganas, D.; Grigoropoulos, A.; Ferentinos, E.; Kostakis, M.G.; Petroulea, V.; Pissas, M.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Wernsdorfer, F.; Neese, W.; Kyritsis, P. Inorganic Chemistry, 59, 18, 13281-13294 (2020)
    4. Direct Observation of Magnetic Transitions in a Nickel(II) complex with Large Anisotropy Widener, C.; Bone, A.; Ozerov, M.; Richardson, R.; Lu, Z.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Smirnov, D.; Chen, XUE.TAI.; Xue, ZI.LIANG. Chinese Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 36, 6, 1149-1156 (2020)
    5. Magnetoelastic distortion of multiferroic BiFeO3 in the canted antiferromagnetic state Rōōm, T.; Viirok, J.; Peedu, L.; Nagel, U.; Farkas, D.G.; Szaller, D.; Kocsis, V.; Bordács, S.; Kézsmárki, I.; Kamenskyi, D.L.; Engelkamp, H.; Ozerov, M.; Smirnov, D.; Krzystek, J.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Ozaki, Y.; Tomioka, Y.; Ito, T.; Datta, T.; Fishman, R.S. Physical Review B, 102, 214410 (2020)


    1. Spectroscopic Studies of the Magnetic Excitation and Spin-Phonon Couplings in a Single-Molecule Magnet Stavretis,, S.E.; Moseley, D.H.; Fei, F.; Cui, H.H.; Cheng, Y.Q.; Podlesnyak, A.A.; Wang, X.P.; Daemen, L.L.; Hoffmann, C.M.; Ozerov, M.; Lu, Z.G.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Smirnov, D.; Chang, T.Y.; Chen, Y.S.; Ramirez-Cuesta, A.J.; Chen, X.T.; Xue, Z.L. Chemistry a European Journal, 25, 15846 ? 15857 (2019)


    1. Spin?phonon couplings in transition metal complexes with slow magnetic relaxation Moseley, D.H.; Stavretis, S.E.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Ozerov, M.; Cheng, Y.; Daemen, L.; Ludwig, J.K.; Lu, Z.; Smirnov, D.; Brown, C.M.; Pandey, A.; Ramirez-Cuesta, A.J.; Lamb, A.C.; Atanasov, M.; Bill, E.; Neese, F.; Xue, Z. Nature Communications, 9, 2572 (2018)


    1. Probing Giant Magnetic Anisotropies in Mononuclear Single-Molecule Magnets Hill, S.; Bhaskaran, L.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Marriott, K.; Murrie, M.; Saber, M. and Dunbar, K. Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, EPR Symposium Breckenridge, Colorado, United States July 17-21 (2016)
    2. Linearly polarized excitons in ReS2 Lu, Z.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Pradhan, N.; Rhodes, D.; Balicas, L. and Smirnov, D. 33rd International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS) Beijing, China July 31 - August 5 (2016)
    3. High field magneto-spectroscopy of excitons in monolayer WSe2 Lu, Z.; Zhang, X.X.; Ludwig, J.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Moon, S.; Hone, J.; Heinz, T.F and Smirnov, D. APS March Meeting Baltimore, Maryland, United States March 14?18 (2016)
    4. Tuning the electronic structure in~nearly gapless HgCdTe with temperature: infrared magneto-spectroscopy study Moon, S.; Marcinkiewicz, M.; Consejo, C.; Ruffenach, S.; Knap, W.; Teppe, F.; Ludwig, J.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Smirnov, D.; Krishtopenko, S.; Gavrilenko, V.I.; Dvoretskii, S.A. and Mikhailov, N.N. APS March Meeting Baltimore, Maryland, United States March 14-18 (2016)
    5. Probing Spin Excitations Using Magneto-Raman Spectroscopy Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Lu, Z.; Simpson, J.; Walker, A.; Sears, J.; Kim, Y.-J.; Burch, K. and Smirnov, D. APS March Meeting Baltimore, Maryland, United States March 14-18 (2016)


    1. Pressure dependence of the exchange anisotropy in an organic ferromagnet Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Winter, S.M.; Beedle, C.C.; Kovalev, A.E.; Oakley, R.T. and Hill, S. Physical Review B, 91, 014412 (2015)
    2. High Photoresponsivity and Short Photo Response Times in Few-Layered WSe2 Transistors Pradhan, N.; Ludwig, J.; Lu, Z.; Rhodes, D.; Bishop, M.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; McGill, S.; Smirnov, D.; Balicas, L. American Chemical Society Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 22, 12080 (2015)
    3. Direct observation of very large zero-field splitting in a tetrahedral NiIISe4 coordination complex Jiang, S.-D.; Maganas, D.; Levesanos, N.; Ferentinos, E.; Hass, S.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Krzystek, J.; Dressel, M.; Bogani, L.; Neese, F. and Kyritsis, P. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 12923-12928 (2015)


    1. Electronic and Magnetic Structure of Neutral Radical FBBO Winter, S.M.; Mailman, A.; Oakley, R.T.; Thirunavukkuarasu, K.; Hill, S.; Graf, D.E.; Tozer, S.W.; Tse, J.S.; Mito, M. and Yamaguchi, H. Physical Review B, 89, 214403 (2014)