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Instructor
Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught 
CHEM 103, CHEM 110, CHEM 211, CHEM 212, CHEM 260, CHEM 261, CHEM 213
Research Interests 
Fabrication of novel solid state materials for Li-ion batteries. Chemical Instrumentation.
Education 

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

BSc, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Selected Publications 

•   C. Meegoda, M. Trenary, M. Mori, S. Otani, “Depth profile of iron in a CaB6 crystal”, Physical Review B 67 (17), 172410 – 172413 (2003).

•   C. Meegoda, Y. Paderno, M. Trenary, “ The nature of surface oxides on magnesium diboride” Mat. Res. Soc. Symp., 689 (Materials for High Temperature Technologies), 151-156 (2002).

•   S. Stefanos, C. Bonner, C. Meegoda, W, Rodriguez, G. Loutts, “Energy levels and optical properties of neodymium-doped barium fluorapatite” J. Appl. Phy. 88(4), 1935-1942 (2000).

•   C. Meegoda, C. E. Bonner, G. Loutts, S. Stefanos, G. Miller, “Raman spectroscopic study of barium fluorapatite”, J. Lumi. 81(2), 101-109 (1999).

•   C. Bonner, C. Chess, C. Meegoda, S. Stefanos, G. Loutts, G. Miller, “Raman spectroscopic study of barium fluorapatite”, Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 3610 (Laser Materials Crystal Growth and Nonlinear Materials and Devices), 204-214 (1999).

•   N. Gunawardena, F. Ken, E. Jassen, C. Meegoda, D. Schafer, O. Vostrowsky, H. Bestmann, “Host attractants for red wevill, Rhynchophorus: Identification, electrophysiological activity and laboratory bioassay” J. Chem. Eco., 24(3), 425-437 (1998).

•   G. Loutts, C. Bonner, C. Meegoda, H. Ries, M. A. Noginov, N. Noginov, M. Curley, P. Venkateswarlu, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, “Crystal Growth, spectroscopic characterization and laser performance of a new efficient laser material Nd: Ba5(PO4)3F”, Appl. Phy. Lett. 71(3), 303-305 (1997).

Additional Information 

Recent Grants

SCSE Summer Research Grant "Deposition of LiFePO4 Thin Films as Cathode Materials" 2016.

SCSE Summer Research Grant"Spectroscopic Study of Li-Ion Battery Cathode Materials" 2015.

 

Memberships
American Chemical Society

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