Vijayalakshmi Kalyanaraman

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Argonne, Il 60439

Phone: 252-9639

Fax: 252-7392



  • 2008 - present:   Post-Doc, X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinios

  • Visiting Student Scientist, Nanoscale Physics Group, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (Aug-Dec 2008)
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, December 2006.
  • M.S., Chemical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore, India, April 2002.
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli, India, May 1999.

Research Interests:

  • Astrochemistry
  • Photoinduced surface chemistry
  • Photocathode materials

Selected Publications:

  1. "Bond polarization and image-potential screening in adsorbed C6F6 on Cu(111) " S. Vijayalakshmi , A. Fohlisch, P.S. Kirchmann, F. Hennies, A. Pietzsch, M. Nagasono, and W. Wurth, Surf. Sci. 600, 4972 (2006).
  2. "Surface projected electronic band structure and adsorbate charge transfer dynamics: Ar adsorbed on Cu(111) and Cu(100) " S. Vijayalakshmi , A. Fohlisch, F. Hennies, A. Pietzsch, M. Nagasono, W. Wurth, and A.G. Borisov, Chem. Phys. Lett. 427, 91 (2006).
  3. "Interaction between carbon disulfide and oxygen on a Ni(110) surface" S. Vijayalakshmi and G.U. Kulkarni,Chem. Phys. Lett. 362, 261 (2002).

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