Adityah Savita Suryah Khagah Pusa Gabhastiman
Suvarnasadrso Bhanh Hiyranyareta Divakarah

                                                                                                                   - Adityahrdaya


Certain stages in the generation of the building units for the macromolecule of life occurred on the primordial Earth under the influence of Sun’s rays.

   - Modern Science


The Sun is the creator of the world (Savita); he makes the world to function (Suryah). - in spiritual terms


The World is formed by photochemical reactions and it is functioning by photochemical reactions. -in scientific terms


G. Krishnamoorthy
Professor of Chemistry &
Head of central and instruments facility

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781 039
Ph. D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Area of Research:
Fluorescence Spectroscopy

+91-361-258 2315

Selected Publications:

  • Dual emission from 2-(4'-N,N-dimethylaminophenyl)pyridoimidazole-nanoparticle composite: Effect of beta-cyclodextrin.

    A. Malakar and G. Krishnamoorthy J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2015, 443, 23-29.


  • Photophysics of 2-(4'-amino-2'-  hydroxyphenyl)-1H-imidazo-[4,5-c]Pyridine and Its Analogues: Intramolecular Proton Transfer Versus Intramolecular Charge Transfer.

    S. K. Behera, A. Karak and G. Krishnamoorthy J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119, 2330-2344. (Photoinduced Proton Transfer special issue)


  • Metal ion dependent "ON" intramolecular charge transfer (ICT) and "OFF" normal switching of the fluorescence: Sensing of Zn+2 by ICT emission in living cells.

    N. Dash, A. Malakar, M. Kumar, B. B. Mandal and G. Krishnamoorthy Sens. Actuator B Chem. 2014, 202, 1154-1163.


  • Specific site binding of metal ions on the intramolecular charge transfer fluorophore in micelle.

    S. Sahu, A. Mishra, and G. Krishnamoorthy Analyst 2013, 138, 5942-5948.


  • Role of Hydrogen Bonding in Excited State Intramolecular Charge Transfer.

    F. A. S. Chipem, A. Mishra and G. Krishnamoorthy Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 8775-8790 (Cover page article, Special issue on ‘Hydrogen Bonding in the Excited State’).

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