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Dr.Balakrishna S G

Researcher at Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Ph.D Student

Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien
Studies on Graphene using UHV Atomic force microscope
Jun 2009Jun 2011

Project Assistant

Indian Institute of Science
Characterising materials like thin films nano structured materials using SQUID magnetometer and Atomic force microscope.


Jul 20112015

PhD in Physics

University of Saarland
  • Synthesis and research into the engineering applications of graphene as a solid lubricant and demonstration of its wear resistance capabilities under extreme loads.
  • Research into the directional dependence of frictional behavior on graphene when used as a lubricant in Nanomechanical devices.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Kuvempu Vishwavidyanilaya