Madhavannair, Dr. Rajeev, Assistant Professor
Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
1. Nair, R., Molian, R., Molian, P., “Laser shock wave consolidation of
nanodiamond powders on aluminum 319” Applied Surface Science, January 2009,
Volume 255, Issue 6, 1, pp. 3859-3867.
2. Dong, Y., Nair, R., Molian, R.,
Molian, P. “Femtosecond pulsed laser micromachining of 4H-SiC Wafer for MEMS
pressure sensor diaphragms and via holes,” Journal of Micromechanics &
Microengineering, March 2008, Volume 18, Issue 3, 035022 (9pp).
3. Nair, R.,
Molian, R., Molian, P., “Effect of nanoscale thin films of Dy2Fe14B on the
magnetic hysteresis characteristics of melt-spun ribbons of Nd2Fe14B” Journal of
Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, March 2008, Volume 320, Issue 6, pp.
4. Nair, R., Jiang W., Molian, P., “Synthesis of diamond-like
carbon coatings on aluminum 6061 T-91 substrates by laser sintering of
ultra-nanocrystalline diamond powders,” Journal of Surface & Coatings
Technology, March 2008, Volume 202, Issue 13, pp. 2935-2944.
5. Jiang, W.,
Nair, R., Molian, P., “Functionally graded mold inserts by laser-based flexible
fabrication: processing modeling, structural analysis, and performance
evaluation,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, August 2005, Volume
166, Issue 2, pp. 286-293.
6. Nair, R., Jiang, W., Molian, P., “Nanoparticle
additive manufacturing of Ni-H13 steel injection molds,” Journal of
Manufacturing Science and Engineering, American Society of Mechancial Engineers,
August 2004, Volume 126, Issue 3, pp. 637-639.
Manuscripts Sent/Under-Preparation for Journal Publication
1. Nair, R., Molian, P., “Thermal analysis of diamond-like carbon coatings
synthesized on aluminum 6061 T-91 substrates by laser sintering of nano-diamond
powders,” Send for publication in Journal of Materials Processing Technology,
2. Karra, P., Bragg, A., Nair, R., Chandra, A., “Chip
segmentation in machining: A study of deformation localization characteristics
in ductile and brittle materials,” Send for publication in Journal of
Manufacturing Science and Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
3. Nair, R., Adibi-Sedeh, A. S., Bahr, B., “Design and finite
element analysis of radial deflection of a conventional drill,” Under
Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings
1. Blum, R., Kalyanasundaram, D., Nair, R., Molian, P., “Nano-diamond
Coatings on Aluminum 319 for Improved Tribological Properties,” Conference
proceedings of NSTI Nanotech 2008, June 1-5 2008, Hynes Convention Center,
Boston, Massachusetts, June 2008, Volume 1, pp. 470-474, CRC Press.
R., Durairajan, B., Bahr, B., “High speed drilling of Al-2024-T3 alloy,” SAE
Transactions: Journal of Aerospace, 2002, Volume 111, Part 1, pp. 14-20.
1. You, Y., Joshi, N., Nair, R., "A PDA Remote-Commanded Robotic System:
Procedure and Analysis" ATMAE (Association of Technology Management &
Applied Engineering) conference, October 28-29, 2010, Panama city, Florida,
2. Blum, R., Kalyanasundaram, D., Nair, R., Molian,
P., “Nano-diamond coatings on aluminum 319 for improved tribological
properties,” NSTI Nanotech 2008, June 1-5, 2008, Hynes Convention Center,
Boston, Massachusetts and session: Nanostructured Materials & Devices.
3. Nair, R., Kalyanasundaram, D., Wille, J., Shrotriya, P., Molian, P., “CO2
laser/water jet cutting of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride,”, North American
Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 36) May 20-23, 2008, Tecnologico de
Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico and session: B3-2: Non-conventional Machining
4. Sundararajan, S., Stukowski, M., Molian, P, Nair, R., Rajan,
K., “Atom probe characterization of nanoscale Dy2Fe10Co4B thin films deposited
using a pulsed laser,” International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology
(ICN+T 2007) July 2-6, 2007, Stockholm International Fairs, Stockholm, Sweden,
and session: ASSP2 – 28 (Characterization of Nanomaterials)
5. Nair, R.,
Durairajan, B., Bahr, B., “High speed drilling of Al-2024-T3 alloy,” SAE
(Society of Automotive Engineers) Technical Papers, Document Number:
2002-01-1516, General Aviation Technology Conference & Exhibition, April
2002, Wichita, KS, USA and session: Advanced Materials & Processes.
1. Molian, R., Molian, P., “Pulsed laser deposition and annealing of Dy-Fe-B
thin films on melt-spun Nd-Fe-B ribbons for improved magnetic performance,”
Journal of Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, February 2009, Volume 321, Issue
4, pp. 241-246.
2. Chen, W., Molian, P., “Dual-beam laser welding of
ultra-thin AA 5052-H19 aluminum,” International Journal of Advanced
Manufacturing Technology, 2008, Volume 39, pp. 889-897.
3. Blum, R., Molian,
P., “Liquid-phase sintering of nanodiamond composite coatings on aluminum A319
using a focused laser beam,” Journal of Surface & Coatings Technology,
Volume 204, Issues 1-2, 25 September 2009, Pages 1-14
4. Blum, R., Molian,
P., “Synthesis of Nanodiamond Coatings on Aluminum Substrates Using Ring
Beam-Configured Laser Sintering,” Send for publication in ‘Wear’ Journal, April
5. Chen, Weichiat, “Laser welding of thin sheets of galvanized steel
and aluminum alloy,” Master of Science Thesis, Department of Mechanical
Engineering, Iowa State University, December 2006.
6. Blum, R., “Laser
sintering of nanodiamond powders on aluminum substrate,” Master of Science
Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, December