Komalavalli Thirunavukkuarasu

Assistant Professor

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. 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. Nat. Commun., 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. Phys. Rev. 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. and Balicas, L. ACS Applied Materials & 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. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 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. Phys. Rev. B, 89, 214403 (2014)