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  1. Y. Muralikrishna, Y. Prasad, R. Sriram, T. Giridhar, V. M. Basaveswara Rao,* R. Vikram Singh, K. Rajasekhara Prasad, C. Saravanan* “Electronic effect-dependent intramolecular non-covalent interactions on the activity of 4,4-dimethylimidazolidin-2-one pharmacophore-based androgen receptor antagonists” Chemical Biology & Drug Design, 2022,
  2. Y. Muralikrishna, Y. Prasad, R. Sriram, T. Giridhar, V. M. Basaveswara Rao,* R. Vikram Singh, K. Rajasekhara Prasad, C. Saravanan*, Discovery of Easily Synthesizable 4,4-Dimethylimidazolidin-2-ones as Potent Androgen Receptor Antagonists for Prostate Cancer, ChemistrySelect, 2021, 6, 8741-8745.
  3. Y. Muralikrishna, Y. Prasad, R. Sriram, N. Ayyadurai, C. Saravanan*, M. V. Basaveswara Rao, K. R. S. Prasad, “Design and synthesis of novel tetrahydrofuran cyclic urea derivatives as androgen receptor antagonists” Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2020, 132, 136.
  4. T. Kojima, T. Nakae, Z. Xu, C. Saravanan, K. Watanabe, Y. Nakamura, H. Sakaguchi (2019), “Bottom‐Up On‐Surface Synthesis of Two‐Dimensional Graphene Nanoribbon Networks and Their Thermoelectric Properties” Chemistry-An Asian Journal, 2019, 14, 4400-4407.
  5. K. Elavarasan, C. Saravanan*, N. Paneer Selvam, S. Easwaramoorthi, “Benzothiadiazole-Based Diarylamines as a Fluoride Sensor: Prevention of Fluoride Induced Decomposition of Receptor Molecule by Complex Formation with Cu2+” ChemistrySelect, 2018, 3, 10085– 10090.
  6. K. Elavarasan, C. Saravanan,* N. Panneer Selvam, Y.-J. Hsieh, Y.-M. Chang, L. Wang “[60] Fullerene-quinoxaline, benzothiadiazole and benzoselenadiazole based dyads for thermally stable polymer solar cells: anchoring of substituent on fullerene with a poly(3-hexylthiophene) polymer chain” Polymer International, 2018, 67, 1555–1562.
  7. T. Giridhar, T.-H. Han, W. Cho, C. Saravanan, T.-W. Lee, S.-H. Jin, “An Easy Route to Achieve Red Emitting Homoleptic Ir(III) Complex for Highly Efficient Solution-Processed Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes” Chemistry-A European Journal, 2014, 20, 8260-8264
  8. T. Giridhar, C. Saravanan, W. Cho, Y. G. Park, J. Y. Lee, S.-H. Jin, “Electron transporting unit linked multifunctional Ir(III) complex: A promising strategy to improve the performance of solution-processed phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes” Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 4000-4002.
  9. C. Saravanan, K. Kranthiraja, P. Sakthivel, K. Gunasekar, Y.-S. Gal, H. I. Kim, W.S. Shin, J. C. Lee, S.-J. Moon, J.-E. Jeong, H. Y. Woo, S.-H. Jin “Carbazole linked phenylquinoline-based fullerene derivatives as an acceptor for bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells: Effect of interfacial contacts on the device performance” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 6916-6921.
  10. C. Saravanan, S. Easwaramoorthi, H. Chuen-Yo, K. Wang, M. Hayashi and L. Wang “Benzoselenadiazole             Fluorescent Probes – Near IR Optical Sensing of Fluoride and Photo-physical Properties” Organic Letters, 2014, 16, 354–357.
  11. C. Saravanan, S. Easwaramoorthi and L. Wang “Colorimetric detection of fluoride ion by 5-arylidenebarbituric acids: A dual interaction mode for fluoride ion with single receptor” Dalton Transactions, 2014, 43, 5151-5157.
  12. C. Saravanan, W. Cho, Y. Kim, S-H. Jin, Y-S. Gal and J. W. Lee, “Synthesis and Characterization of 5¢-Hexyl-2,2¢-Bithiophene Based on Organic Dyes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Applications” Molecular Crystal and Liquid Crystal, 2014, 599, 157-162.
  13. S.-H. Jin, H. Yoo, C. Lee, C. Saravanan, Y.-S. Gal and J. W. Lee, “Synthesis and Characterization of Indolo[3,2-b]indole Based Copolymers for Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cell” Molecular Crystal and Liquid Crystal, 2014, 597, 135-145.
  14. C. Saravanan, C-L. Liu, Y-M. Chang, J. Lu, Y-J. Hsieh, S-P. Rwei and L. Wang “[60]Fulleropyrrolidines Bearing p-Conjugated Moiety for Polymer Solar Cells:  Contribution of the Chromophoric Substituent on C60 to Photocurrent” ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 2012, 4, 6133−6141
  15. E. Hrishkeasn, C. Saravanan and P. Kannan “Bis-triazole appended azobenzenes chromophore for selective sensing of copper (II) ion” Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 2011, 50, 8225–8229.
  16. T. Palani, C. Saravanan and P. Kannan, “Pendant triazole ring assisted mesogen containing side chain liquid crystalline polymethacrylates: Synthesis and characterization” Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2011, 123, 81-89.
  17. C. Saravanan and P. Kannan, “Fluorine-substituted azobenzene destabilizes polar form of optically switchable fulgimide unit in copolymer system”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 48, 1565-1578.
  18. C. Saravanan, V. Ambili and P. Kannan, “Hydrogen-bond induced side-chain liquid crystalline polymers based on nicotinic acid derivatives”, Reactive & Functional Polymers, 2010, 70, 217-222.
  19. S. Nithyanandan, C. Saravanan, S. Senthil and P. Kannan, “Microwave-assisted synthesis of photochromic fulgides” J. Chemical Sciences, 2010, 122, 183-188.
  20. K. Gayathri, C. Saravanan and P. Kannan, “Visibly observed photo-crosslinking reaction in indolyl based liquid crystalline polymers: Synthesis and optical properties”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2009, 47, 5208–5220.
  21. D. Srividhya, S. Manjunathan, S. Thirumaran, C. Saravanan, S. Senthil, “Synthesis and characterization of 1,2,3-triazole containing liquid crystals through click reaction”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2009, 927, 7-13.
  22. C. Saravanan and P. Kannan, “Dual-mode optical switching properties of co-polymers containing pendant nitro and cyano substituted azobenzenes and fulgimide units” Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2009, 94, 1001-1012.
  23. C. Saravanan, S. Senthil and P. Kannan, “Click chemistry-assisted triazole-substituted azobenzene and fulgimide units in the pendant-based copoly(decyloxymethacrylate)s for dual-mode optical switches”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2008, 46, 7843–7860.
  24. C. Saravanan, M. Deepa, P. Kannan, and S. Senthil, “Donor/acceptor interaction-assisted mesophase formation in liquid crystals containing azobenzenes and their polymers” Z. Naturforsch., 2008, 63b, 571 – 576.
  25. R. Mohan Kumar, C. Saravanan and P. Kannan, “Novel liquid crystalline  photoactive poly [4-(4¢-x-biphenyl)yl-4¢¢-(m-methacryloyloxyalkyloxy)cinnamate]s” European Polymer Journal, 2007, 43, 2648-2659.