Publications in Refereed journals

Publications in Refereed journals in year 2016

1
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Divarathna, H.K.D.W.M.N., Dissanayake, C.B., Senadeera, G.K.R., Ekanayake, P.M.P.C., Thotawatthage, C.A. (2016). An innovative TiO2 nanoparticle/ nanofibre/ nanoparticle, three layer composite photoanode for efficiency enhancement in dye-sensitized solar cells , Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 322-323, 110-118. 

 


2
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Kumari, J.M.K.W., Senadeera, G.K.R., Thotawatthage, C.A.  (2016). Efficiency enhancement in plasmonic dye-sensitized solar cells with TiO2 photoanodes incorporating gold and silver nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 46, 47–58. 

 


3
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Ekanayake, E.M.B.S., Bandara, L.R.A.K., Seneviratne, V.A., Thotawatthage, C.A., Jayaratne, S.L., Senadeera, G.K.R.(2016). Efficiency enhancement by mixed cation effect in polyethylene oxide (PEO)-based dye-sensitized solar cells, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry,20,193-201.

 


4
Diasanayake, M.A.K.L., Senadeera, G.K.R., Sarangika, H.N.M., Ekanayake, P.M.P.C., Thotawatthage, C.A., Divarathne, H.K.D.W.M.N.R., Kumari, J.M.K.W. (2016). TiO2 as a low cost, multi functional material, Materials Today: Proceedings 3S, S40 – S47. 

 


5
Dissanayake, S.S., Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Seneviratnea, V.A., Senadeera, G.K.R., Thotawatthage,C.A. (2016). Performance of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Fabricated with Electrospun Polymer Nanofiber Based Electrolyte, Materials Today: Proceedings 3S, S104 - S111

 


6
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L. (2016). Basic and applied scientific research, innovation and economic development (Editorial), Ceylon Journal of Science 45(1), 1-2 

 


7
Bandara, T. M. W. J., Fernando, H. D. N. S.,  Furlani, M.,  Albinsson,I.,  Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Ratnasekera, J.L.,  Mellander , B.E. (2016). Effect of the alkaline cation size on the conductivity in gel polymer electrolytes and their influence on photo electrochemical solar cells Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics,18,10873-10881. 

 


8
Bandara, T.M.W.J., Fernando, H.D.N.S., Furlani, M., Albinsson, I., Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Mellander, B.E. (2016). Performance enhancers for gel polymer electrolytes based on LiI and RbI for quasi-solidstate dye sensitized solar cells, RSC Advances, 6(105),103683-103691.

 


9
Bandara, T.M.W.J., Fernando, H.D.N.S., Rupasinghe, E.J., Ratnasekera, J.L., Chandrasena, P.H.N.J., Furlani, M., Albinsson, I., Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.,  Mellander , B.E. (2016). N719 and N3 dyes for quasisolid state dye sensitized solar cells - A comparative study using polyacrylonitrile and CsI based electrolytes, Ceylon Journal of Science 45(2), 61-69. 

 


10
Kumari, J.M.K.W., Sanjeevadharshini, N., Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Senadeera, G.K.R., Thotawatthage, C.A. (2016). The effect of TiO2 photoanode film thickness on photovoltaic properties of dye-sensitized solar cells, Ceylon Journal of Science 45, 2016: 33-41

 


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Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Senadeera, G.K.R., Bandara, T.M.W.J. (2016). Mixed cation effect and iodide ion conductivity in electrolytes for dye sensitized solar cells, Ionics, online: DOI 10.1007/s11581-0161902-z. 

 


12
Sarangika, H.N.M., Dissanayake, M.A.K.L., Senadeera, G.K.R. , Rathnayake, R.R.D.V.,  Pitawala, H. M. J. C. (2016). Polyethylene oxide and ionic liquid-based solid polymer electrolyte for rechargeable magnesium batteries, Ionics, online: doi:10.1007/s11581-016-1870-3. 

 


13
Rathnayake, R.M.N.M., Wijayasinghe, H.W.M.A.C., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Yoshimura, M., Hsin-Hui Huang (2016). Synthesis of Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide by Needle Platy Natural Vein Graphite, Applied Surface Science, 393, 309-315.

 


14
Pathiraja, G.C., Nanayakkara, N., Wijayasinghe, A. (2016). Oxygen evolution reaction of Ti/IrO2-SnO2 electrode: a study by cyclic voltammetry, Tafel lines, EIS and SEM, Bull. Mater. Sci., 39, 3, 803-809. 

 


15
Hewathilake, H.P.T.S., Karunarathne, N., Wijayasinghe, A., Balasooriya, N.W.B., Arof, A.K. (2016). Performance of developed natural vein graphite as the anode material of rechargeable lithium ion batteries, Ionics, (DOI: 10.1007/s11581-016-1953-1). (Accepted) 

 


16
Pathirana, T., Karunarathne, N., Wijayasinghe, A. (2016). Investigation of MgTiO3 as an anode material for rechargeable Li-ion batteries, Ceylon Journal of Science, 45, 15-22.

 


17
Amaraweera, G., Senarathna, D., Wijayasinghe, A. (2016). Synthesis of Li(Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3)O2 by Glycine Nitrate Combustion Process,  Ceylon Journal of Science, 45, 21-27

 


18
Hewathilake, H.P.T.S., Balasooriya, N.W.B., Pitawala, H.M.T.G.A., Wijayasinghe, H.W.M.A.C.  (2016) Effective use of crystal morphologies to interpret the origin of vein graphite in Sri Lank, J. Geological Society of Sri Lanka, 17, 65-73.

 


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Amaraweera, T.H.N.G., Balasooriya, N.W.B., Wijayasinghe, H.W.M.A.C. (2016). Study of Thermal Behavior of Vein Graphite for Advance Technological Applications, J. Geological Society of Sri Lanka. (Accepted) 

 


20
Gunatilake, U.B., Bandara, J. (2016). Fabrication of highly hydrophilic filter using natural and hydrothermally treated mica nanoparticles for efficient waste oil-water separation, J. Env. Management. (In press)

 


21
Gunatilake, U.B., Bandara, J. (2016). Efficient removal of oil from oil contaminated water by superhydrophilic and underwater superoleophobic nano/micro structured TiO2 nanofibers coated mesh, Chemosphere. (In press)

 


22
Kulathunga,K., Gannoruwa, A., Bandara, J. (2016). Infrared light active photocatalyst for the purification of airborne indoor pollutants, Catalysis Communications 86, 9-13.

 


23
Manjceevan, A., Bandara, J. (2016). Robust surface passivation of trap sites in PbS q-dots by controlling the thickness of CdS layers in PbS/CdS quantum dot solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 147, 157-163.

 


24
Wasana, H.M.S., Perera, G.D.R.K., Gunawardena, P.De S., Fernando, P.S., Bandara, J. (2016). WHO water quality standards Vs Synergic effect(s) of fluoride, heavy metals and hardness in drinking water on kidney tissues, Scientific Reports. (Accepted)

 


25
Yılmaz, E., Olutaş, E.B., Barım, G., Bandara, J., Dag, Ö. (2016). Lithium salt–nonionic surfactant lyotropic liquid crystalline gel-electrolytes with redox couple for dye sensitized solar cells, RSC Advances 6, 97430-97437.

 


26
Gannoruwa, A., Ariyasinghe, B., Bandara, J. (2016). The mechanism and material aspects of a novel Ag2O/TiO2 photocatalyst active in infrared radiation for water splitting, Catalysis Science & Technology 6, 479-487.

 


27
Napagoda, M.T., Malkanthi, B.M.A.S., Abayawardana, S.A.K., Qader, M.M., Jayasinghe, L. (2016). Photoprotective potential of some medicinal plants used to treat skin diseases in Sri Lanka. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16, 479.

 


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Qader, M.M., Kumar, N.S., Jayasinghe, L., Araya, H., Fujimoto, Y. (2017). Bioactive sesquiterpenes from an endophytic fungus Bipolaris sorokiniana isolated from a popular medicinal plant Costus speciosus, Mycology (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21501203.2016.1269844).

 


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Poongunran, J., Perera, H.K.I., Jayasinghe, L., Fernando, W.I.F., Sivakanesan, R., Araya, H., Fujimoto, Y. (2016). Bioassay guided fractionation and identification of a-amylase inhibitors from Syzygium cumini leaves, Pharmaceutical Biology, 55, 206-211.

 


30
Liyanage,R., Gunasegaram, S., Visvanathan, R., Jayathilake, C., Weththasinghe, P., Jayawardana, B.C., Vidanarachchi, J.K. (2016). Banana blossom (Musa acuminate Colla) incorporated experimental diets modulate serum cholesterol and serum glucose level in Wistar rats fed with cholesterol, Cholesterol, 2016.

 


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Liyanage, R., Nadeeshani, H., Jayathilake, C., Visvanathan, R., Wimalasiri, S. (2016). Comparative Analysis of Nutritional and Bioactive Properties of Aerial Parts of Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn.), International Journal of Food Science, 2016.

 


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Visvanathan, R., Jayathilake, C., Liyanage. R. (2016). A Simple Microplate-Based Method for the Determination of α-Amyalse Activity Using the Glucose Assay Kit (GOD method), Food Chemistry 211, 853-859,2016.

 


33
Rizliya, V., Jayathilake, C., Jayawardana, B.C., Liyanage, R. (2016). Health beneficial properties of potato and compounds of interest, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 96, 4850-4860.

 


34
Perera, O.S., Liyanage, R., Weththasinghe, P., Jayawardana, B.C., Vidanaarachchi, J.K., Fernando, P., Sivakanesan, R. (2016). Cowpea incorporated diets modulate serum lipids and serum antioxidant activity in Wistar rats, Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 44, 69-76.

 


35
Seneviratne, M., Gunaratne, S., Bandara, T., Weerasundara, L., Rajakaruna, N., Seneviratne, G., Vithanage, M. (2016). Plant growth promotion by Bradyrhizobium japonicum under heavy metal stress. South African Journal of Botany 105, 19–24.

 


36
Henagamage, A.P., Seneviratne, G., Abayasekera, C., Kodikara, K.M.S. (2016). Screening for crop response to diazotrophic bacteria isolated from Potato rhizosphere. Ceylon Journal of Science 45, 5563.

 


37
Kuruppuarachchi, K. A. J. M., Seneviratne, G., Madurapperuma, B.D. (2016). Carbon sequestration in tropical forest stands: its control by plant, soil and climatic factors. Open Journal of Forestry 6, 59-71.

 


38
Ratnayake, R.R., Perera, B.M.A.C.A., Rajapaksha, R.P.S.K., Ekanayake, E.M.H.G.S., Gunaratne, H.M.A.C. (2017). Soil carbon sequestration and nutrient status of tropical rice based cropping systems: Rice-Rice, Rice-Soya, Rice-Onion and Rice-Tobacco in Sri Lanka. Catena, 150: 17–23.

 


39
Ratnayake, R.R., Karunaratne, S.B., Lessels, J.S., Yogenthiran, N., Rajapaksha, R.P.S.K., Gnanavelrajah, N. (2016). Digital soil mapping of organic carbon concentration in paddy growing soils of Northern Sri Lanka. Geoderma Regional, 7: 167–176.

 


40
Hossain, M.F., Ratnayake, R.R. (2016). Meerajini K, Kumara KLW. Antioxidant properties of some selected cyanobacteria isolated from fresh water bodies of Sri Lanka. Food Science & Nutrition (2016): DOI: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/fsn3.340/full

 


41
Hossain, M.F., Ratnayake, R.R., Kumara, K.L.W. (2016). Isolation purification and culturing of cyanobacteria and micro-algae towards biodiesel production: current status. American Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 5:3(2016): 11-129. DOI: http://paper.uscip.us/ajbb/AJBB.2016.1009.pdf

 


42
Hossain, M.F., Ratnayake, R.R., Jayasinghe, M.V.U.M., Kulasooriya, S.A., Kumara, K.L.W. (2016). Renewable energy: An attempt towards biodiesel production from cyanobacteria and micro-algae isolated from fresh water bodies of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Energy Empowered Nation: Research Findings; Ministry of power & energy and University of Sri Jayewardenepura,1,180-185.

 


43
Jayathilaka, P.B., Hapuhinna, K.U.K, Bandara, A., Nanayakkara, A., Subasinghe, N.D. (2017). Phenol contaminated water treatment on several modified dimensionally stable anodes. Water Environment Research (In Press).

 


44
Dharmapriya. P., Malaviarachchi, S. Kriegsman, L., Krishnan. S., Galli, A., Osanai, Y., Subasinghe, N.D., Dissanayake, C. (2016). Distinct metamorphic evolution of alternating silica-saturated and silicadeficient microdomains within garnet in ultrahigh-temperature granulites: an example from Sri Lanka. Geoscience Frontiers, doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2016.11.008

 


45
Kobbekaduwa, K.P.V.B., Subasinghe, N.D. (2016) Modelling and Analysis of Thermoelectric Generation of Materials Using Matlab/Simulink. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering.5,97-104.

 


46
Usman, A., Sallam, A., Zhang, M., Vithanage, M., Ahmad, M., Al-Farraj, A., Ok, Y.S., Abduljabbar, A., Al-Wabel, M. (2016). Sorption Process of Date Palm Biochar for Aqueous Cd (II) Removal: Efficiency and Mechanisms. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 227, 449.

 


47
Kumarathilaka, P., Jayaweera, V., Wijesekara, H., Kottegoda, I.R.M., Rosa, S.R.D., Vithanage, M.* (2016). Insights into Starch Coated Nanozero Valent Iron-Graphene Composite for Cr(VI) Removal from Aqueous Medium. Journal of Nanomaterials, 10

 


48
Kumarathilaka P, Oze C, Vithanage M.* (2016). Perchlorate mobilization of metals in serpentine soils. Applied Geochemistry. 74: 203-209

 


49
Kumarathilaka P, Oze C, Indraratne SP, Vithanage M.* (2016). Perchlorate as an emerging contaminant in soil, water and food. Chemosphere.doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.01.109

 


50
Vithanage, M.,* Wijesekara, H, Mayakaduwa, S. (2016). Isolation, purification and analysis of dissolved organic carbon from Gohagoda uncontrolled open dumpsite leachate, Sri Lanka. Environmental Technology. DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2016.1235229.

 


51
Abeygunawardhana, P., Nanayakkara, N., Vithanage, M.* (2016). Development and optimization of Ti/Cu cathode and Ti/IrO2 anode for electrochemical denitrification. Desalination and Water Treatment DOI:10.1080/19443994.2015.1096832.

 


52
Rajapaksha, A.U., Chen, S.S., Tsang, D.C.W., Zhang, M., Vithanage, M., Mandal, S., Gao, B., Bolan, N.S., Ok, Y.S. (2016). Engineered designer biochar for contaminant removal/immobilization from soil and water: Potential and implication of biochar modification. Chemosphere, 148: 276-291.

 


53
Mayakaduwa, S.S., Herath, I., Ok, Y.S., Mohan, D., Vithanage, M*. (2016). Insights into aqueous carbofuran removal by modified and non-modified rice husk biochars. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7430-6

 


54
Herath I, Kumarathilaka P, Al-Wabel M.I, Abduljabbar A, Ahmad M, Usman A.R.A, Vithanage M*. (2016). Mechanistic modeling of glyphosate interaction with rice husk derived engineered biochar. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 225:280-8.

 


55
Mayakaduwa, S.S., Kumarathilaka, P., Herath, I., Ahmad, M., Al-Wabel., M.I., Ok, Y.S., Usman, A., Abduljabbar, A., Vithanage, M*. (2016). Equilibrium and kinetic mechanisms of woody biochar on aqueous glyphosate removal. Chemosphere, 144: 2516–2521

 


56
Kumarathilaka, P., Jayawardhana, Y., Basnayake, B.F.A., Mowjood, MIM, Nagamori, M, Saito T, Kawamoto, K., Vithanage, M.* (2016). Characterizing volatile organic compounds in leachate from Gohagoda municipal solid waste dumpsite, Sri Lanka. Groundwater for Sustainable Development. 2-3: 16.

 


57
Seneviratne, M., Gunaratne, S., Bandara, T., Weerasundara, L, Rajakaruna, N, Seneviratne, G., Vithanage, M.* (2016). Plant growth promotion by Bradyrhizobium japonicum under heavy metal stress. South African Journal of Botany. 105: 19-24

 


58
Vithanage M,* Mayakaduwa SS, Herath I, Ok YS, Mohan D. (2016). Kinetics, thermodynamics and mechanistic studies of carbofuran removal using biochars from tea waste and rice husks. Chemosphere.doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.11.002

 


59
Dissanayake, D.M.R.E.A., Chathuranga, P.K.D., Perera, P.I., Vithanage, M., Iqbal, M.C.M. (2016). Modeling of Pb(II) adsorption by a fixed-bed column. Bioremediation. 20: 194-208.

 


60
Bandara, T., Herath, I., Kumarathilaka, P., Hseu, Z-Y, Ok, Y.S., Vithanage, M.* (2016). Efficacy of woody biomass and biochar for alleviating heavy metal bioavailability in serpentine soil. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 10.1007/s10653-016-9842-0

 


61
Vithanage, M.,* Herath, I., Achinthya, S.S., Bandara, T, Weerasundara, L, Mayakaduwa, S, Jayawardhana, Y., Kumarathilaka, P. (2016). Iodine in commercial edible iodized salts and assessment of iodine exposure in Sri Lanka. Archives of Public Health. 74: 21

 


62
Rajapaksha A, Vithanage M, Lee S, Seo D-C, Tsang DW, Ok Y. (2016). Steam activation of biochars facilitates kinetics and pH-resilience of sulfamethazine sorption. J Soils Sediments, 1-7.

 


63
Paranavithana, G.N., Kawamoto, K., Inoue, Y., Saito, T. Vithanage, M, Kalpage, C.S., Herath, G.B.B. (2016). Adsorption of Cd2+ and Pb2+ onto coconut shell biochar and biochar-mixed soil. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75:484

 


64
Wijesekara, H., Bolan, N.S., Vithanage, M.*, Saint, C., Surapaneni, A. (2016). Utilization of Biowaste for Mine Spoil Rehabilitation. Advances in Agronomy. 138: 97-173.

 


65
Mayakaduwa, S.S., Vithanage, M.*, Karunarathna, A., Mohan, D., Ok, Y.S. (2016). Interface interactions between insecticide carbofuran and tea waste biochars produced at different pyrolysis temperatures. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 28:110-118

 


66
Benjamin, S.P. (2016). Revision of Cebrenninus Simon, 1887 with Description of one New Genus and six New Species (Araneae: Thomisidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 123: 179-200.

 


67
Benjamin, S.P., Clayton, C.I. (2016). Phylogenetic placement and revision of the tropical Asian crab spider genus Pagida (Araneae: Thomisidae). Invertebrate Systematics 30: 353-369.

 


68
Benjamin, S.P. (2016). New Record of Isometrus basilicus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Arachnology 5: 67-70.

 


69
Benjamin, S.P., Kanesharatnam, N. (2016). Description of three new species of the tropical Asian jumping spider genus Onomastus Simon, 1900 from high altitude cloud forests of Sri Lanka (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 4205: 431-453.

 


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Kanesharatnam, N., Benjamin, S.P. (2016). Three new generic recodes and description of four new species of jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from Sri Lanka. European Journal of Taxonomy 228: 123.

 


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Ranasinghe, U.G.S.L., Benjamin, S.P. (2016a). A review of Sri Lankan Brignolia including the description of four new species (Araneae: Oonopidae). Zootaxa 4144: 451-476.

 


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Ranasinghe, U.G.S.L., Benjamin, S.P. (2016b). The Goblin spider genus Xestaspis in Sri Lankan (Araneae: Oonopidae). Zootaxa 4189: 060-080.

 


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Ranasinghe, U.G.S.L., Benjamin, S.P. (2016c). New Record of Pelicinus and Xyphinus (ARANEAE: OONOPIDAE) from Sri Lanka. India Journal of Arachnology 5: 71-78.

 


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Benjamin, S.P., Ileperuma Arachchi, I., Herath, B.P. (2016). First record of Platythomisus sudeepi from Sri Lanka (Araneae: Thomisidae). Arachnology 17: 165-168.

 


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Wheeler, W.C., Coddington, J.A., Crowley, M.L., Dimitrovc, D., Goloboffe, P.A., Griswoldf, C.E., Hormiga, G., Prendini, L., Ramırez, M.J., Sierwald, P., Almeida-Silva, L., Alvarez-Padilla, F., Arnedo A.M., Benavides Silva, L.R., Benjamin, S.P., Bond, J.E., Grismado, C.J., Hasan, E., Hedin, M., Izquierdo, M.A., Labarque, F.M., Ledford, J., Lopardo, L., Maddison, W.P., Miller, J.A., Piacentini, L.N., Platnick, N.I., Polotow, D., Silva-Davila, D., Scharff, N., Szuts T., Ubick, D., Vink, C.J., Wood, H.M., Zhang, J. (2016). The spider tree of life: phylogeny of Araneae based on target-gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling. Cladistics: 1-43.

 


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Dissanayake, D.M.R.E.A, Wijesinghe, W.M.K.E.H, Iqbal, S.S, Priyantha, H.M.D.N., Iqbal, M.C.M. (2016). Fuchsine biosorption using Asplenium nidus L. biosorbent- A mechanism using kinetic and isotherm data. RSC Advances. 6: 101, 98682-98692.

 


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Dissanayake, D.M.R.E.A, Wijesinghe, W.M.K.E.H, Iqbal, S.S, Priyantha, H.M.D.N., Iqbal, M.C.M. (2016). Isotherm and kinetic study on Ni(II) and Pb(II) biosorption by the fern Asplenium nidus L.. Ecological Engineering. 88:237-241.

 


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Dissanayake, D. M. R. E. A, Chathuranga, P.K.D., Perera, P. I., Vithanage, M., Iqbal, M.C.M. (2016). Modelling of Pb(II) adsorption by a fixed bed column. Bioremediation Journal. 20, 194-208.

 


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Ranil, R.H.G., Beneragama, C.K., Pushpakumara, D.K.N.G., Wijesundara, D.S.A. (2016). Ornamental pteridophytes: An underexploited opportunity for the Sri Lankan floriculture industry. J of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 43:293-301

 


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Chandrasiri, Diwakara, I.S., Bandara, C.J., Wijesundara, Siril, Madawala, S., Karunaratne, V. (2016). Phytotoxicity, cytotoxicity and antioxidant activity of the invasive shrub Austroeupatorium inulifolium (Kunth) R.M. King & H. Rob. 2016. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences). 44, 91–99. DOI: ttp://doi.org/10.4038/cjsbs.v44i2.7354

 


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Tennakoon, T.M.S.G., Abeysekera, A.M., de Silva, K.T.D., Padumadasa, C., Wijesundara, D.S.A. (2016). Essential Oil composition of Platostoma menthoides (L.) A. J. Paton whole plant, Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, DOI: 10.1080/0972060X.2016.1224688

 


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Ranil, R. H. G., Fraser-Jenkins, C.R., Pushpakumara, D.K.N.G., Wijesundara, D.S.A., Parris, B.S. (2016). The Endemic Pteridophyte Flora of Sri Lanka: Taxonomy, Geographical Distribution and Conservation Status. Indian Fern Journal 33: 1-36

 


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Dittus, W.P.J. (2016). Biodiversity Sri Lanka, Focus on Mammals: Primates. The New Standard 17:1-2. 

 


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Liyanage, H.M., Magana Arachchi, D.N.*, Abeysekara, T., Guneratne, L. (2016). Toxicology of Freshwater Cyanobacteria, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part C, DOI: 10.1080/10590501.2016.1193923

 


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Sayanthooran, S., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*, Gunerathne, L., Abeysekera, T.D.J., Sooriyapathirana, S.S. (2016). Upregulation of Oxidative Stress Related Genes in a Chronic Kidney Disease Attributed to Specific Geographical Locations of Sri Lanka. BioMed Research International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155 / 2016 /7546265

 


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Liyanage, H.M., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*, Chandrasekaran, N.V.(2016).Genetic divergence among toxic and non‑toxic cyanobacteria of the dry zone of Sri Lanka.Springer Plus 5:20-26.DOI 10.1186/s40064016-3680-5

 


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Keerthirathne, T.K., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*, Madegedara, D., Sooriyapathirana, S.S. (2016). Real time PCR for the rapid identification and drug susceptibility of Mycobacteria present in Bronchial washings. BMC Infectious Diseases 16:607. DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-1943-y

 


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Liyanage, M., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*, Priyadarshika, C., Abeysekara, T., Guneratne, L. (2016). Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in well waters of the Girandurukotte, CKDu endemic area in Sri Lanka; do they drink safe water?Journal of Ecotechnology Research 18, 17-21

 


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Kulasooriya, S.A., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*(2016). Nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria: their diversity, ecology and utilisation with special reference to rice cultivation. J.Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka 44.

 


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Keerthirathne, T.K., Weerasekera, D., Magana-Arachchi, D.N.*, Dissanayake, N. (2016). Molecular diagnostics in a tuberculous patient with clinical non response to standard treatment. Sri Lankan Journal of Infectious Diseases 6:119-125 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljid.v6i2.8103

 


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Abeyasuriya, K.G.T.N., Nugapola, N.W.N.P., Perera, D.B.M., Karunaratne, W.A.I.P., Karunaratne, S.H.P.P. (2016) Effect of dengue mosquito control insecticide thermal fogging on non-target insects. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742758416000254.

 


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Marasinghe, J.P., Hemachandra, K. S., Nugaliyadde, L., Karunaratne, S.H.P.P. (2017) Control failure of Sri Lankan whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Genn.) is due to high resistance development against recommended insecticides. Journal of National Science Foundation (in press).

 


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Bandara, K.M.U.J., Karunaratne, S.H.P.P. (2017) Mechanisms of acaricide resistance in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplusin Sri Lanka. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology (accepted).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2015

1
Alakolanga AGAW, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto, Y. (2015). Antioxidant property and α-glucosidase, α-amylase and lipase inhibiting activities of Flacourtia inermis fruits: Characterizationof malic acid as an inhibitor of the enzymes, Journal of Food Science and Technology,52,(12): 8383-8388.

 


2
Bandara HMSKH, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Masubuti H, Fujimoto Y. (2015). A 3-vinyl cephemderivative, useful intermediate in the synthesis of cephem antibiotics, from Aspergillus awamoriassociated with banana fruit, Natural Product Communications, 10,(10): 1663-1666.

 


3
Benjamin SP*, Model mimics: Ant like jumping spiders of the genus Myrmarachne from Sri Lanka.Journal of Natural History 49, Issu 43-44, 2609-2666.

 


4
Benjamin SP*, On the African crab spider genus Geraesta Simon, 1889, with the description of G.ansieae sp. n. African Invertebrates 56: 309-318.

 


5
Chathuranga PKD, Dharmasena SKAT, Rajakaruna N, Iqbal MCM* (2015). Growth and nickeluptake by serpentine and non-serpentine populations of Fimbristylis ovata (Cyperaceae) from SriLanka. Australian Journal of Botany. 63(2) 128-133.

 


6
Dittus W*, Gunathilake S (2015). Validating skinfold thickness as a proxy to estimate total body fat inwild toque macaques (Macacasinica) using the mass of dissected adipose tissue. Am J. Primatol.77, 618-32

 


7
Gunawardena DC, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto Y. (2015). Phytotoxic Constituents from the fruits ofAverrhoa carambola, Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 51, 532-533.

 


8
Illeperuma V, Udage S, Yakandawala D*, Jayasinghe L, Kumar NS, Ratnatilleke A. (2015). Does theingestion of plants from a phenetic group with idioblasts of medicinally important Monochoria(‘Diyahabarala’) cause hepatotoxicity? Ceylon Medical Journal, 60, 28-30.

 


9
Jayawardana BC*, Liyanage R, Lalantha N, Iddamalgoda S, Weththasinghe P. (2015). Antioxidantand antimicrobial activity of Drumstick (Moringa oleifera) leaves in herbal chicken sausages, LWTFood Science and Technology, 64(2),1204-1208.

 


10
Jayawardena N, Watawana M I, Jayathilaka R, Waisundara VY* (2015). The total antioxidantcapacity, total phenolics content and starch hydrolase inhibitory activity of fruit juices followingpepsin (gastric) and pancreatin (duodenal) digestion. Journal of consumer Protection and foodsafety,10,349-357.

 


11
Jayawardena N, Watawana M I, Waisundara VY* (2015). Evaluation of the total antioxidantcapacity, polyphenol contents and starch hydrolase Inhibitory activity of ten edible plants in an invitro model of digestion.Plant Foods Human Nutrition. 70,71-76

 


12
Kumar N.S, Bandara B. M. R, & Hettihewa S.K., (2015). Isolation of a Tetrameric A-typeProanthocyanin Containing Fraction from Fresh Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Leaves Using High-SpeedCounter-Current Chromatography. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies. 38:1571-1575

 


13
Lee YH, Choo C, Waisundara VY* (2015). Determination of the total antioxidant capacity &quantification of phenolic compounds of different solvent extracts of Black Mustard seeds (Brassicanigra). International Journal of Food Properties. 18, (11)2500–2507

 


14
Lee YH, Choo C, Watawana MI, Jayawardena N, Waisundara VY* (2015). Evaluation of the totalantioxidant capacity & antioxidant compounds of different solvent extracts of Chilgoza pine nuts(Pinus gerardiana). Journal of Functional Foods. 18, 1014–1021

 


15
Lee YH, Choo C, Watawana MI, Jayawardena N, Waisundara VY* (2015). An appraisal of eighteencommonly consumed edible plants as functional food based on their antioxidant & starch hydrolaseinhibitory activities. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture. 95, 2956–2964

 


16
Piyasena KGNP, Wickramaarachchi WART, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto Y. (2015). Twophytotoxic azaphilone derivatives from Chaetomiumglobosum, a fungal endophyte isolated fromAmaranthus viridis leaves, Mycology, 6, No.3-4, 158-160.

 


17
Poongunran J, Perera HKI*, Fernando WIT, Jayasinghe L, Sivakanesan R. (2015). α-glucosidaseand α- amylase inhibitory activities of some antidiabetic plants, British Journal of PharmaceuticalResearch 7(5), 365- 374.

 


18
Qader MM, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto, Y. (2015). Production of antitumor antibioticGKK1032B by Penicillium citrinum, an endophytic fungus isolated from Garcinia mangostana fruits,Medicinal and Aromatic Plant, 5(1),

 


19
Seneviratne, G*. (2015) Signal transduction in edaphic ecosystems governs sustainability.Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environmen.t 210: 47–49.

 


20
Siriwardane AMDA, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto, Y. (2015). Chemical investigation ofmetabolites produced by an endophytic Aspergillus sp. isolated from Limonia acidissima. NaturalProduct Research, 29(14), 1384-1387.

 


21
Thanabalasingam D, Kumar NS, Jayasinghe L*, Fujimoto Y. (2015). Endophytic fungus Nigrosporaoryzae from a medicinal plant Coccinia grandis, a high yielding new source of phenazine-1-carboxamide, Natural Product Communications, 10(10), 1659-1660.

 


22
Waisundara VY* Lee YH, (2015). Free radical scavenging ability of Aspalathus linearis in in vitromodels of Diabetes & Cancer. Journal of Traditional & Complementary Medicine. 5, 174–178.

 


23
Waisundara VY*, Watawana MI, Jayawardena N (2015). Costus specious & Coccinia grandis:Traditional Medicinal Remedies for Diabetes (Mini Review). South African Journal of Botany. 98, 1–5.

 


24
Watawana MI, Jayawardena N, Gunawardhana CB, Waisundara VY* (2015). Health, wellness &safety aspects of the consumption of Kombucha (Review). Journal of Chemistry (Food Chemistry).DOI: 10.1155/2015/591869.

 


25
Watawana MI, Jayawardena N, Waisundara VY* (2015). Enhancement of the functional properties ofcoffee through fermentation by “Tea Fungus” (Kombucha). Journal of Food Processing andPreservation. 39, 2596–2603 65

 


26
Weerasekera D, Magana-Arachchi D*, Madegedara D, Dissanayake N, Thevanesam V. (2015).Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates obtained from three distinct populationgroups in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Asian Pac J Trop Dis. 5(5): 385-392.

 


27
Akilavasan J, Al-Jassim AM, Bandara J* (2015). Designing nanostructured one-dimensional TiO2nanotube and TiO2 nanoparticle multilayer composite film as photoanode in dye-sensitized solarcells to increase the charge collection efficiency. Journal of Nanophotonics, 9(1),10.1117/1.JNP.9.093091.

 


28
Balashangar K, Thanihaichelvan M, Ravirajan P*, Mahanama GDK, Dissanayake MAKL, ColegroveE, Dhere RG, Sivananthan S (2015). The Effect of Surface Roughness of Substrates on thePerformance of Polycrystalline Cadmium Sulfide/Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells. Journal ofNanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 10, 435-439.

 


29
Bandara T, Herath I, Kumarathilaka P, Seneviratne M, Seneviratne G, Rajakaruna N, Vithanage M,*Ok YS (2015). Role of woody biochar and fungal-bacterial co-inoculation on enzyme activity andmetal immobilization in serpentine soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI 10.1007/s11368-015-1243-y, 1-9.

 


30
Bandara TMWJ*, Jayasundara WJMJSR, Fernado HDNS, Dissanayake MAKL, De Silva LAA,Albinsson I, Furlani M, Mellander B-E. (2015). Efficiency of 10 % for quasi-solid state dye-sensitizedsolar cells under low light irradiance. J Appl. Electrochem, 45(4), 289-298.

 


31
Bandara V, Herath P, Nanayakkara A* (201 5). Temperature dependence of single-bubblesonoluminescence threshold in sulfuric acid: An experimental study. Phys. Rev. E 91, 063015.

 


32
Dharmapriya PL, Malaviarachchi SPK, Galli A, Su B-X, Subasinghe ND, Dissanayake CB. (2015).Rare evidence for formation of garnet + corundum during isobaric cooling of UHT meta-pelites: Newinsights for retrograde P-T trajectory of the Highland Complex, Sri Lanka, Lithos, 220-223, 300-317.

 


33
Herath I, Vithanage M, Kumarathilake P, Bandara T, Jayawardhana Y, Mayakaduwa S &Wickramasinghe S. (2015). Rice Husk Derived Engineered Biochar for Glyphosate Removal inAqueous Media, Journal of Environmental Indicators, 9:41

 


34
Herath I, Iqbal MCM, Al-Wabel M, Abduljabbar A, Ahmad M, Usman AA, Ok YS, Vithanage M*(2015). Bioenergy-derived waste biochar for reducing mobility, bioavailability, and phytotoxicity ofchromium in anthropized tannery soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI 10.1007/s11368-015-1332-y.

 


35
Herath I, Kumarathilake P, A Navarathna, Rajakaruna,N, Vithanage M* (2015).Immobilization andphytotoxicity reduction of heavy metals in serpentine soil using biochar. Journal of Soils andsediments, 15,1,126-138

 


36
Jayathilaka PB, Pathiraja GC, Bandara A, Subasinghe ND, Nanayakkara N (2015). AnElectrochemical mechanisms study on Steel/IrO2-Sb2O3 electrodes for oxidation of phenol in Water,Canadian Journal of chemistry. 93, 5, 536-541.

 


37
Kobbekaduwa KPVB, Subasinghe ND* (2015). Thermoelectric Generation Using Industrial GradeLow-Cost Materials. Advances in Engineering Research, 14, 12-15.

 


38
Lim A, Kumara NTRN, Tan AL, Mirz HA, Chandrakanthi RLN, Petra MI, Ming LC, Senadeera GKR,Ekanayake P* (2015). Potential natural sensitizers extracted from the skin of Canariumodontophyllum fruits for dyesensitized solar cells. SpectrochimicaActa Part A: Molecular andBiomolecular Spectroscopy, 138, 596-602.

 


39
Nimalsiri TB, Suriyaarachchi NB, Hobbs B, Fonseka M, Manzella A, Dharmagunawardena HA,Subasinghe ND* (2015) Structure of a low-enthalpy geothermal system inferred frommagnetotellurics - A case study from Sri Lanka. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 117, 104–110.

 


40
Rajapaksha A, Ahmad M, Vithanage M, Kim K-R, Chang J, Lee S, Ok YS* (2015). The role ofbiochar, natural iron oxides, and nanomaterials as soil amendments for immobilizing metals inshooting range soil. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 37(6): 931-942

 


41
Rajapaksha AU, Vithanage M, Ahmad M, Seo D-C, Cho J-S, Lee S-E, Lee SS, Ok YS* (2015).Enhanced sulfamethazine removal by steam-activated invasive plant-derived biochar. Journal ofHazardous Materials. 290:43-50

 


42
Seneviratne M, Seneviratne G, Madawala HMSP, Iqbal MCM, Rajakaruna N, Bandara DMTU,Vithanage M* (2015). A preliminary study of the role of bacterial-fungal co-inoculation on heavymetal phytotoxicity in serpentine soil. Australian Journal of Botany. 63(4) 261-268.

 


43
Seneviratne M, Vithanage M,* (2015). The Role of Siderophores on Plants under Heavy MealStress: A View from the Rhizosphere. Research and Reviews: Journal of Botanical Sciences. 4(3):23-29.

 


44
Seneviratne M, Vithanage M,* Madawala HMSP, Seneviratne G (2015). A Novel Microbial Biofilm forBioremoval of Nickel from Aqueous Media. Bioremediation Journal 19(3): 239-248.

 


45
Usman ARA, Abduljabbar A, Vithanage M, Ok YS, Ahmad M, Ahmad M, Elfaki J, Abdulazeem SS,Al-Wabel MI* (2015.) Biochar production from date palm waste: Charring temperature inducedchanges in composition and surface chemistry. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 115:392-400.

 


46
Vignarooban K,* Dissanayake MAKL, Albinssonc I, Mellander B-E (2015). Ionic conductivityenhancement in PEO:CuSCN solid polymer electrolyte by the incorporation of nickel-chloride. SolidState Ionics. 278, 177– 180.

 


47
Vithanage M, Rajapaksha A, Zhang M, Thiele-Bruhn S, Lee S, Ok YS* (2015). Acid-activatedbiochar increased sulfamethazine retention in soils. Environmental Science and Pollution Research22(3): 2175-2186

 


48
Vithanage M, Rajapaksha AU, Ahmad M, Uchimiya M, Dou X, Alessi DS, Ok YS (2015).Mechanisms of antimony adsorption onto soybean stover-derived biochar in aqueous solutions.Journal of Environmental Management 151:443-449

 


49
Vithanage M,* Bhattacharya P (2015). Fluoride in the environment: sources, distribution and defluoridation. Environmental Chemistry Letters 13:131-147.

 


50
Wasana HMS, Perera GDRK, De Gunawardena PS, Bandara J* (2015). The impact of aluminum,fluoride, and aluminum–fluoride complexes in drinking water on chronic kidney disease,Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22(14),11001-11009.

 


51
Wijeratne K, Akilavasan J, Alamoud A, Bandara J* (2015). Characterizing the role of Li ion insertionin to ZnO nanostructures in improving photovoltaic performance of dye-sensitized solar cells,Transaction on Electron Optics, 1(1), 8-13.

 


52
Wijeratne K, Seneviratne VA, Bandara J* (2015). Optimization and tuning of the aspect ratio ofhydrothermally grown ZnO nanorods by varying the hydrothermal temperature and their electrontransport properties, European Physical Journal Applied Physics, 69, 10403.

 


53
Wijesekara HR, De Silva SN, Wijesundara DTDS, Basnayake BFA, Vithanage M* (2015). Leachateplume delineation and lithologic profiling using surface resistivity in an open municipal solid wastedumpsite, Sri Lanka. Environmental Technology, 36(23): 2936-2943.

 


54
Wijesingha M, Nanayakkara A (2015). Determination of reaction mechanisms and rates involvingSO and NO radicals. Journal of Molecular Structure 1102, 275-284.

 


55
Zhang M, Ahmad M, Al-Wabel MI, Vithanage M, Rajapaksha AU, Kim HS, Lee SS, Ok YS* (2015).Adsorptive Removal of Trichloroethylene in Water by Crop Residue Biochars Pyrolyzed atContrasting Temperatures: Continuous Fixed-Bed Experiments. Journal of Chemistry, Article ID647072, 1-6

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2014

1
Ahmad, M.;Moon, D.H.; Vithanage, M.; Koutsospyros, A.; Lee, S.S.; Yang, J.E.;and Ok, Y.S. Production and use of biochar from buffalo‐weed (Ambrosia trifida L.) for trichloroethylene removal from water. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2014,89(1), 150-157.

 


2
Ahmad, M.; Rajapaksha, A.U.; Lim, J.E.; Zhang, M.; Bolan, N.;  Mohan, D.; Vithanage,M.; Lee, S.S.; Ok, Y. S. Biochar as a sorbent for contaminant management in soil and water: a review. Chemosphere. 2014, 99, 19-33.

 


3
Ahmad, M.; Vithanage, M.; Kim, K.; Cho, J.S., Lee; Y.H., Joo; Y.K.; Ok, Y.S. Inhibitory Effect of Veterinary Antibiotics on Denitrification in Groundwater: A Microcosm Approach. The Scientific World Journal, Article ID 879831, 2014,7 pages.

 


4
Ajith De Silva.; Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Fernado, H.D.N.S.; Fernando, P.S.L.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Furlani, M.; Mellander B-E.Higher Efficiency for Quasi-Solid State Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Under Low Light Irradiance. Publication date: 2014/3/4, Bulletin of the American Physical Society.

 


5
Akilavasan, J.;  Wijeratne, K.;  Gannoruwa, A.;  Alamoud, A.R.M.; BandaraJ. Significance of TiCl4 post-treatment on the performance of hydrothermally synthesized titania nanotubes-based dyesensitized solar cells.  AppliedNanoscience. 4 (2), 185-188.

 


6
Alakolanga, A.G.A.W.; Siriwardane, A.M.D.A.; Kumar, N.S.; Jayasinghe, L.; Jaiswal, R; Kuhnert, N. LC-MSnidentification and characterization of the phenolic compounds from the fruits of Flacourtiaindica (Burn.F.) Merr.And FlacourtiainermisRoxb.Food Research International, 2014, 62, 388-396.

 


7
Almaroai, Y.A.; Vithanage, M.; Rajapaksha, A.U.; Lee, S.S., Dou, X.; Lee, Y.H.; and Ok, Y.S. Natural and synthesised iron-rich amendments for As and Pb immobilisation in agricultural soil. Chemistry and Ecology. 2014,30(3), 267-279.

 


8
Arof, A.K.; Aziz, M.F.; Noor, M.M.;Careem, M.A.;Bandara, L.R.A.K.;Thotawatthage, C.A.; Rupasinghe, W.N.S.; Dissanayake M.A.K.L.Efficiency enhancement by mixed cation effect in dyesensitized solar cells with a PVdF based gel polymer electrolyte. Int. J Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 2929 -2935.

 


9
Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Fernando, H.D.N.S.;  Furlani, M.; Albinsson, I.; MellanderB.-E. Quasi solid state polymer electrolyte with binary iodide salts for photo-electrochemical solar cells. Int.J Hydrogen Energy.2014, 39,2997 -3004.

 


10
Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Fernando, H.D.N.S.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.;  De Silva,  A.A.; Fernando, P.S.L.; Furlani, M.; Mellander B.-E.  Efficiency enhancement of dye-sensitized solar cells with PAN:CsI:LiI quasi-solid state (gel) electrolytes. J. Appl.Electrochem. 2014, 44, 917– 926.

 


11
Batuwita S.; Benjamin, S.P. An annotated checklist and generic keys to the Pseudoscorpion fauna of Sri Lanka (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionidea). Zootaxa.2014, 3814: 37-67.

 


12
Benjamin S.P.Two new species of Pharta Thorell, 1891 with the description of Ibanasenagang gen. nov., sp. nov. (Araneae: Thomisidae). Zootaxa. 2014, 3894: 177-182.

 


13
Buddhika, U.V.A.; Seneviratne, G.; Abayasekara, C.L. Fungal-bacterial biofilms differ from bacterial monocultures in seed germination and Indole acetic acid production. Int. J. Sci. Res. Pub. 2014, 4, 1-5.

 


14
Chathuranga, P.K.D.; Dissanayake, D.M.R.E.A.; Priyantha, N.; Iqbal, S. S.; Iqbal, M.C.M. Biosorption and Desorption of Pb(II) from Hydrilla verticillata. Bioremediation Journal. 2014, 18, 192-209.

 


15
Choo, C.; Lee, Y.H.; Waisundara, V.Y.An evaluation of the free radical scavenging activity of bittergourd (Momordicacharantia).CyTA J. Food. 2014, 12, 372–382.

 


16
Dharmapriya, P. L.;Malaviarachchi, S.P.K.;Galli, A.;  Su, B-X.; Subasinghe, N.D.;Dissanayake, C.B.;Nimalsiri, T.B.;Zhu, B.P. -T evolution of a spinel + quartz bearing khondalite from the Highland Complex, Sri Lanka: Implications for non-UHT metamorphism.Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2014.doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.05.003.

 


17
Dharmaratne, M.P.J.; Manoraj, A.;  Bandara, B. M. R.; Thevanesam, V.;   Ekanayake, E.W. M. A.; Kumar, N.S.Antibacterial activity of extracts of Terminaliachebulafruit against some multidrug resistant human pathogens.Int. J.  Research  in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2013,4,13331337. (Not reported in 2013)

 


18
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Jayathissa, R.; Seneviratne, V.A.;Thotawatthage, C.A.; Senadeera, G.K.R.; Mellander,B.-E.  Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) based quasi-solid electrolyte with binary iodide salt for efficiency enhancement in TiO2 based dye sensitized solar cells. Solid State Ionics, Volume 265, 1 November 2014, Pages 85-91

 


19
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Rupasinghe, W.N.S.; Seneviratne, V.A.;Thotawatthage, C.A.; Senadeera,G.K.R.  Optimization of iodide ion conductivity and nano filler effect for efficiency enhancement in polyethylene oxide (PEO) based dye sensitized solar cells, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 145, 1 November 2014, Pages 319-326.

 


20
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.;Divarathne, H.K.D.W.M.N.R.;Thotawatthage, C.A.; Dissanayake, C.B.; Senadeera, G.K.R.;  Bandara,B.M.R.  Dye-sensitized solar cells based on electrospunpolyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibre membrane gel electrolyte. Electrochimica Acta, Volume 130, 1 June 2014, Pages 7681.

 


21
Dittus, W.P.J.Subspecies of Sri Lankan Mammals as Units of Biodiversity Conservation, with Special Reference to the Primates. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio.Sci.).2013, 42(2):1-27 (Lead Article).

 


22
Dittus, W.P.J.Subspecies of Sri Lankan Mammals as Units of Biodiversity Conservation, with Special Reference to the Primates. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio.Sci.).2013, 42(2):1-27 (Lead Article).

 


23
Gannoruwa, A.; Niroshan, K.; Ileperuma, O.A. ; Bandara,J. Infrared radiation active, novel nanocomposite photocatalyst for water splitting.  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.39 (28), 15411-15415

 


24
Herath, I.; Kumarathilaka, P.; Navaratne, A.; Rajakaruna, N.;Vithanage, M.  Immobilization and phytotoxicity reduction of heavy metals in serpentine soil using biochar. Journal of Soils and Sediments.2014, 1-13.

 


25
Hettiarachchi, R.P.; Dharmakeerthi, R.S.; Jayakody, A.N.; Seneviratne, G.; de Silva, E.; Gunathilake, T.; Thewarapperuma, A. Effectiveness of fungal bacterial interactions as biofilmedbiofertilizers on enhancement of root growth of Hevea seedlings. J. Environ. Prof. Sri Lanka.2014, 3, 25-40.

 


26
Herath, H.M.L.I.; Rajapaksha, A. U.; Vithanage, M.; Seneviratne, G. Developed fungal–bacterial biofilms as a novel tool for bioremoval of hexavelant chromium from wastewater.Chem. Ecol. 2014, 30, 418-427.

 


27
Herath, H.M.D.A.K.; Bandara, D.C.; Weerasinghe, P.A.; Iqbal,M.C.M.;Wijayawardhana H.C.D. Effect of Cadmium on Growth Parameters and Plant Accumulation in Different Rice Varieties in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agriculture Research. 2014, 25 (4): 432-442

 


28
Huber, B.A.; Carvalho, L.S.; Benjamin. S.P. On the New World spiders previously assigned to Leptopholcus: molecular and morphological analyses and descriptions of four new species (Araneae, Pholcidae). Invertebrate Systematics.2014, 28, 432-450.

 


29
Iqbal, M.C., Dissanayake, C.B.CKDU in Sri Lanka. Science 344, 6187, p. 981. 30 May 2014.

 


30
Jayathilaka, P.B.; Pathiraja, G.C.; Bandara, A.; Subasinghe, N.D.; Nanayakkara, N.Theoretical study of phenol and hydroxyl radical reaction mechanism in aqueous medium by DFT/ B3LYP/ 6-31+G (d,p)/ CPCM model. Canadian Journal of Chemistry.2014,92(9), 809-813.

 


31
Jayathilaka, P.B.; Pathiraja, G.C.; Bandara, A.; Subasinghe, N.D.; Nanayakkara, N.An electrochemical mechanisms study: On Steel/IrO2-Sb2O3 electrodes for oxidation of phenol in water. Canadian Journal of Chemistry.2014, doi: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0304.

 


32
Kumar, N.S.; Bandara, B.M.R.; Hettihewa, S.K.; Panagoda, G.J. Oligomericproanthocyanidin fractions from fresh tea leaves and their antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus. J. Natl. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka. 2014, 42, 215-220.

 


33
Liyanage, R.;  Perera, O.S.;  Weththasinghe, P.; Jayawardana, B.C.;Vidanarachchi, J.K.;   Sivakanesan, R.Nutritional properties and antioxidantcontent of commonly consumed cowpea cultivars in Sri Lanka.Journal of Food Legumes.2014, 27,215-217.

 


34
Liyanage, R.; Jayathilaka, C.;  Perera, O.S.;  Kulasooriya, S.A.; Jayawardana, B.C. and  Wimalasiri, S. Protein and Micronutrient Contents of Moringaoleifera(Murunga)  Leaves Collected from Different Localities in Sri Lanka.AsianJournal of Agriculture and Food Science.2014,2,2321-1571.

 


35
Magana Arachchi D.N. Molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB); a review of recent literature.Respire.2011,3,,3-6.

 


36
Mathanaranjan, T.; Nanayakkara, A. Extending the range of validity for Asymptotic Energy Expansion method by Pade approximation.Reports on Mathematical Physics.2014, 73 (3), 383-392.

 


37
Medawatte W.W.M.B.A.; Amarasinghe J.; Iqbal M.C.M.; Ranwala S.M.W. Restoration of a degraded dry forest using nurse trees at Dambulla, Sri Lanka. Conservation Evidence. 2014,11, 16-19.

 


38
Nanayakkara, A.; Mathanaranjan T. Effects of complex parameters on classical trajectories of Hamiltonian systems, Pramana, 2014, 82(6), 973-983.

 


39
Pathiraja, G.C.; Jayathilaka, P.B.; Weerakkody, C.; Karunarathne, P.;  Nanayakkara, N. Comparison study of dimensionally stable anodes for degradation of chlorpyrifos in water, Current sciences, 2014, 107(2), pp.219-226.

 


40
Rajapaksha, A.U.;Vithanage, M.; Lim, J.E.; Ahmed, M.B.M.; Zhang, M.; Lee, S.S.; and  Ok, Y.S. Invasive plant-derived biochar inhibits sulfamethazine uptake by lettuce in soil. Chemosphere, 2014,111, 500-504.

 


41
Rajapaksha, A.U.; Vithanage, M.; Zhang, M.; Ahmad, M.; Mohan, D.; Chang, S.X.; and  Ok, Y.S. Pyrolysis condition affected sulfamethazine sorption by tea waste biochars. Bioresource Technology. 2014,166, 303-306.

 


42
Ratnayake, R.R.;Kugendren, T.; GnanavelrajahN.Changes in soil carbon stocks under different agricultural management practices in North Sri Lanka.Journal of National Science Foundation.2014,42, 37-44.

 


43
Ratnayake, R.R.; Mohanan, K.; Mathaniga, K.; Abayasekara,C.L.; Gnanavelrajah N. Effect of coculturing of cellulolytic fungal isolates for degradation of lignocellulosic material. Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research.2014, 5, 23-30

 


44
Samarasingha, P.B.;Wijayasinghe, A.; BehmMårten;Dissanayake, L.; Lindbergh Göran. Development of cathode materials for lithium ion rechargeable batteries based on the system. Li(Ni1/3Mn1/3o(1/3x)Mx)O2,(M=Mg, Fe, Al and x = 0.00 to 0.33).State Ionics.2014, 268, 226.

 


45
Sewwandi, B.G.N.; Vithanage, M.; Wijesekara, S.S.R.M.D.H.R.; Mowjood, M.I.M.; Hamamoto, S.; Kawamoto, K. Adsorption of Cd (II) and Pb (II) onto Humic Acid–Treated Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Husk. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 2014, 18(2).

 


46
Silva, E.I.L.; Rott, E.; Thumpela, I; Athukorala, N.; Silva E.N.S. Species Composition and Relative Dominance of Reservoir Phytoplankton in Sri Lanka: Indicators of Environmental Quality. International Journal of Biological Sciences and Engineering. 2013, 4(4), 92-102.

 


47
Subasinghe, N.D.;Charles, W.K.D.G.D.R.; de Silva, N.S.Analytical signal and reduction to pole interpretation of total magnetic field data at Eppawala phosphate deposit.Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection.2014, 2(3), 181-189.

 


48
Subasinghe, N.D.;Nimalsiri, T.B.; Suriyaarachchi, N.B.; Hobbs, B.; Fonseka, M.; Dissanayake, C.B. Study of thermal water resources in Sri Lanka using time domain electromagnetics (TDEM) Advanced Materials Research. 2014, 955-959, 3198-3201.

 


49
Tong, W.Y.; Wang, H.Y.; Waisundara, V.Y.; Huang, D.J. Isolation & characterization of hydrolyzable tannins in Eugenia jambolana and their inhibitory effects on enzymatic digestibility.LWT Food Sci. Tech. 2014, 59, 389–395.

 


50
Vignarooban, K.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Albinsson,I.; MellanderB.-E.  Effect of TiO2nano-filler and EC plasticizer on electrical and thermal properties of poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) based solid polymer electrolytes. Solid State Ionics.Volume266, 15 November, 2014, Pages 25–28

 


51
Vithanage, M.; Rajapaksha, A. U.; Bootharaju, M. S.;  Pradeep, T. Surface complexation of fluoride at the activated nano-gibbsite water interface. Colloidsand SurfacesA: Physicochemical and EngineeringAspects.2014, 462, 124-130

 


52
Vithanage, M.; Mikunthan, T.; Pathmarajah, S.; Arasalingam, S.; Manthrithilake, H. Assessment of nitrate-N contamination in the Chunnakam aquifer system, Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka. Springer Plus.2014, 3(1), 271.

 


53
Vithanage, M.; Rajapaksha, A.U.; Wijesekara, H.; Weerarathne, N.; Ok, Y.S. Effects of soil type and fertilizer on As speciation in rice paddy contaminated with As-containing pesticide. EnvironmentalEarth Sciences.2014, 71(2), 837-847.

 


54
Vithanage, M.; Rajapaksha, A.U.; Oze, C.; Rajakaruna, N.; Dissanayake, C.B. Metal release from serpentine soils in Sri Lanka. Environmental monitoring and assessment.2014, 186(6), 3415-3429.

 


55
Vithanage, M.; Rajapaksha, A.U.; Zhang, M.; Thiele-Bruhn, S.; Lee, S.S.; Ok, Y.S. Acid-activated biochar increased sulfamethazine retention in soils. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2014,1-12.

 


56
Waisundara, V.Y.; Watawana, M.I.The classification of Sri Lankan medicinal herbs - a comprehensive comparison of the antioxidant activities.J. Tradit. Complement. Med. 2014, 4, 196–202.

 


57
Waisundara, V.Y.; Watawana, M.I. Evaluation of the antioxidant activity & additive effects of traditional medicinal herbs from Sri Lanka.Aust. J. Herb. Med. 2014, 26, 22–28.

 


58
Wanigatunge, R.P.; Magana-Arachchi, D.N.; Chandrasekharan, N.V.; Kulasooriya, S.A. Genetic diversity and molecular phylogeny of cyanobacteria from Sri Lanka based on 16S rRNAgene.Environ. Eng. Res. 2014, 19(4), 185-197.

 


59
Weerasekera, D.K.; Magana-Arachchi, D.N.; Madegedara, D.; Dissanayake, N. PCR–Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism analysis for the differentiation of mycobacterial species in bronchial washings.Ceylon Med. J. 2014, 59, 79-83.

 


60
Weththasinghe, P.; Liyanage, R.; Vidanarachchi, J.; Perera, O.; Jayawardana, B.  Hypocholesterolemic and Hypoglycemic Effect of Cowpea (VignaUnguiculata L. Walp) Incorporated Experimental Diets in Wistar Rats (Rattus Norvegicus). Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia.2014,2,401-405.

 


61
Wijeratne, K.;Bandara, J.Aspect-Ratio Dependent Electron Transport and Recombination in DyeSensitized Solar Cells fabricated with one-dimensional ZnO nanostructures. Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 148, 302-309.

 


62
Wijesekara, H.R.; De Silva, S.N.; Wijesundara, D.T.D.S.; Basnayake, B.F.A.;Vithanage, M.S.Leachate plume delineation and lithologic profiling using surface resistivity in an open municipal solid waste dumpsite, Sri Lanka. Environmental technology.2014,3, 1-8.   62. Wijeratne, K.;  Seneviratne, V.A.; Bandara, J; Optimization and tuning of the aspect ratio of hydrothermally grown ZnO nanorods by varying the hydrothermal temperature and their electron transport properties, European Journal of Applied Physics,  2014.

 


63
Wijesekara, S.S.R.M.D.H.R.; Basnayake, B.F.A.;Vithanage, M. Organic-coated nanoparticulate zero valent iron for remediation of chemical oxygen demand (COD) and dissolved metals from tropical landfill leachate. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.2014,21(11), 7075-7087.

 


64
Wijesekara, S.S.R.M.D.H.R.; Mayakaduwa, S.S.; Siriwardana, A.R.; de Silva, N.; Basnayake,    B.F. A.; Kawamoto, K.;Vithanage, M.  Fate and transport of pollutants through a municipal solid waste landfill leachate in Sri Lanka. Environmental Earth Sciences, 1-13.

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2013

1
Akilavasan, J.;  Wijeratne, K.;  Moutinho, H.;   Al-Jassim, M.;   Alamoud, A.R.M.;   Rajapakse R.M.G.;  Bandara, J.  Hydrothermally synthesized titania nanotubes as a promising electron transport medium in dye sensitized solar cells exhibiting a record efficiency of 7.6% for 1-D based devices. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 5377-5385.

 


2
Akilavasan, J.; Wijeratne K.,; Gannoruwa, A.; Alamoud, A.R.M.; Bandara, J. Significance of TiCl4 post-treatment on the performance of hydrothermally synthesized Titania Nanotubes Based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Applied Nanoscience, 2013.

 


3
Arof, A.K.; Aziz, M.F.; Noor, M.M.; Careem, M.A.; Bandara, L.R.A.K.; Thotawatthage, C.A.; Rupasinghe, W.N.S.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L. Efficiency enhancement by mixed cation effect in dye-sensitized solar cells with a PVdF based gel polymer electrolyte. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 2929-2935.

 


4
Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Furlani, M; .Albinsson, I; Mellander, B.-E. Effect of cation size on the performance of dye sensitized nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells based on quasi-solid state PAN electrolytes containing quaternary ammonium iodides. Electrochimica Acta, 109, 2013, 609– 616

 


5
Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Svensson, T.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Furlani, M.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Fernando, P.S.L; Albinsson I.; Mellander, B.E. Conductivity behaviour in novel quasi-solid-state electrolyte based on polyacrylonitrile and tetrahexylammonium iodide intended for dye sensitized solar cells. J. Natn. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka. 2013, 41 (3): 175-184.

 


6
Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Fernando, H.D.N.S.; Furlani, M.; Albinsson, I.; Mellander, B.-E. Quasi solid state polymer electrolyte with binary iodide salts for photo-electrochemical solar cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2014, 39, 2997 -3004.

 


7
Benjamin, S.P. On the crab spider genus Angaeus Thorell, 1881 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Zootaxa. 2013. 3635, 071-080.

 


8
Buddhika U.V.A.; Athauda A.R.W.P.K.; Kulasooriya S.A.; Seneviratne G.; Abayasekara C.L. Emergence of diverse microbes on application of biofilmed biofertilizers to a maize growing soil. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Science), 2013, 42 (2), 39-47.

 


9
Chandrajith, R.; Barth, J. A.C.; Subasinghe, N.D.; Merten, D.; Dissanayake, C.B. Geochemical and isotope characterization of geothermal spring waters in Sri Lanka: Evidence for steeper than expected geothermal gradients. J. Hydrology, 2013, 476, 360–369.

 


10
Chathuranga, P.K.D.; Priyantha, N.; Iqbal, S.S.; Iqbal, M.C.M. Biosorption of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) species from aqueous solution by Cabombacaroliniana: kinetic and equilibrium study. Environmental Earth Sciences. 2013, 70(2), 661-671.

 


11
Choo, S.C.C.; Lee, Y.H.; Waisundara, V.Y. Evaluation and characterization of antioxidant activity of selected herbs and spices. J. Nat. Remedies. 2013, 13, 95-103.

 


12
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Thotawatthage, C. A.; Senadeera, G.K.R.; Bandara, T. M. W. J.; Jayasundara, W. J. M. J. S. R. ; Mellander, B.-E. Efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells based on PAN gel electrolyte with Pr4NI + MgI2 binary iodide salt mixture. J Appl Electrochem. 2013, 43:891–901.

 


13
Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Rupasinghe, W. N. S.; Jayasundara, J. M. N. I.; Ekanayake, P.; Bandara, T. M. W. J.; Thalawala, S. N.; Seneviratne, V.A. Ionic conductivity enhancement in the solid polymer electrolyte PEO9LiTf by nanosilica filler from rice husk ash. J Solid State Electrochem. 2013, 17:1775–1783.

 


14
Dittus, W. P. J. Arboreal adaptations of body fat in wild toque macaques (Macaca sinica) and the evolution of adiposity in primates. Am. J. Phys. Anthrop. 2013, 152:333-344. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22351

 


15
Gunathilaka, K.M.D.; Ratnayake, R. R.; Kulasooriya, S. A.; Karunaratne D. N. Evaluation of cellulose degrading efficiency of some fungi and bacteria and their biofilms. Jour Natn Sci Foundation, 2013, 41 (2): 155 – 163.

 


16
Herath, H.M.L.I.; Senanayeke, D.M.N.; Seneviratne, G.; Bandara, D.C. Variation of biochemical expressions of developed fungal-bacterial biofilms over their monocultures and its effect on plant growth. Tropical Agricultural Research. 2013, 24, 186–192.

 


17
Hobbs, B.A.; Fonseka, G.M.; Jones, A.G.; de Silva, S.N.; Subasinghe, N.D.; Dawes, G.; Johnson, N.; Cooray, T.; Wijesundara, D.; Suriyaarachchi, N.; Nimalsri, T.; PremathIlake, K.M.; Kiyan, D.and Khoza, D. Geothermal Energy Potential in Sri Lanka: A Preliminary Magnetotelluric Survey of Thermal Springs. Jour. Geol. Soc. Sri Lanka. 2013, 15, 69-84

 


18
Jayasundara, W.J.M.J.S.R.; Bandara, T.M.W.J.; Fernando, P.S.L.; Fernando, H.D.N.S.; Dissanayake, M.A.K.L.; Bandara, L.R.A.K.; Mellander, B.-E. Conductivity and Thermal Properties of PAN Based Polymer Electrolytes for Possible Application in Photo Electrochemical Solar Cells. Journal of Electrical Engineering. 2013, 34-39.

 


19
Kumara, N.T.R.N.; Ekanayake, P.; Lim, A.; Louis Liew Yu Chiang.; Iskandar, M.; Lim Chee Ming.; Senadeera, G.K.R. Layered co-sensitization for enhancement of conversion efficiency of natural dye sensitized solar cells. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 581, 2013, 186-191.

 


20
Kuruppuarachchi, K. A. J. M.; Seneviratne, G.; Madurapperuma, B.D. Drought induced fine root growth and canopy green-up of tropical dry zone vegetations in Sri Lanka. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment. 2013, 3, 17-23

 


21
Kuruppuarachchi, K. A. J. M.; Seneviratne, G. Predicting above ground biomass increment of tropical forests from litter-fall. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Science). 2013, 42(1), 35-40.

 


22
Lee, Y.H.; Waisundara, V.Y. A comparative study on the antioxidant activity of commonly used South Asian herbs and spices. J. Tradit. Complement. Med. 2013, 3, 263-267

 


23
Liyanage, M.; Magana–Arachchi, D; Chandrasekharan, N. Identification of Cylindrospermopsin and Cylindrospermopsisr aciborskii from Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka. Journal of Ecotechnology Research, 2013, 17[1], 23- 28.

 


24
Magana-Arachchi, D.N.; Wanigatunge, R.P. First report of genus Chroococcidiopsis (cyanobacteria) from Sri Lanka: a potential threat to human health. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 2013, 41 (1), 65- 68.

 


25
Nalaka, G. D. A.; Sivanathawerl, T.; Iqbal, M. C. M. Scaling aboveground biomass from small diameter trees.Tropical Agriculture Research. 2013, 24: 150-162.

 


26
Nanayakkara, A; Mathanaranjan T. Explicit energy expansion for general odd degree polynomial potentials, Phys. Scr. 2013 88, 055004

 


27
Nanayakkara, A; Mathanaranjan T. Isospectralhermitian counterpart of complex non-Hermitian Hamiltonian p2 – gx4 + a/x2. Can. J. Phys. 2013, 91, 599

 


28
Nanayakkara, A. Effects of complex time on periodic and non-periodic classical trajectories of 1-D Hamiltonian systems. Can. J. Phys. 2013, 91,293

 


29
Rajapaksha, A.U.; Vithanage, M.; Ok, Y.S; Oze, C. Cr(VI) formation related to Cr(III)-muscovite and birnessite interactions in ultramafic environment. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013, 47, 9722-9729.

 


30
Ratnayake, R.; Seneviratne, G., Kulasooriya S. A. Effect of soil carbohydrates on nutrient availability in natural forests and cultivated lands in Sri Lanka. Eurasian Soil Science, 2013, 46, (5): 579 – 586.

 


31
Gunathilake, K.M.D., Ratnayake, R.R., Kulasooriya, S.A., Karunaratne, D.N. Evaluation of Cellulose Degrading Efficiency of some fungi and bacteria and their biofilms. Journal of National Science Foundation, 2013., 41: 155-16.

 


32
32. Seneviratne, K.A.C.N.; Daundasekera, M.; Kulasooriya, S. A.; Wijesundara, D.S.A. Development of rapid propagation methods and a miniature plant for export-oriented foliage, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 2013, 42(1): 63-70.

 


33
Seneviratne, G.; Kulasooriya, S.A. Reinstating soil microbial diversity in agroecosystems: The need of the hour for sustainability and health. Agriculture. Ecosystems & Environment. 2013, 164, 181-182.

 


34
Subasinghe, N.D.; Mahakumara, P.; Nimalsiri, T.B.; Suriyaarchchi, N. B.; Iimoto, T.; Ishikawa, T.; Omori Y. and Dissanayake, C.B. Measuring Radon and Thoron Levels in Sri Lanka. Advanced Materials Research. 2013, 718-720, 721-724.

 


35
Subasinghe, N.D. Observations and Interpretation on the Past Microbial Activities at Eppawala Phosphate Deposit. Jour. Geol. Soc. Sri Lanka. 2013, 15, 99-110.

 


36
Thayaparan, M.; Iqbal, S.S.; Chathuranga, P.K.D.; Iqbal, M.C.M. Rhizofiltration of Pb by Azollapinnata. International Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2013, 3(6), 1811- 1821.

 


37
Townley, M.A.; Harms, D.; Benjamin, S.P. Phylogenetic affinities of Phobetinus to other pirate spider genera (Araneae: Mimetidae) as indicated by spinning field morphology. Arthropod Structure & Development. 2013, 42, 407-423.

 


38
Yuri, M.; Omelko, M.; Benjamin, S.P. The first description of adult female of Borboropactus asper (O. P.-Cambridge, 1884) from Sri Lanka (Araneae: Thomisidae). Zootaxa. 2013. 3737, 197-200.

 


39
Yatigammana, S.; Perera, B.; Atukorala, N. Seasonal water quality changes in reservoirs in different climatic regions of Sri Lanka. Journal of Ecotechnology Research, 2013, 17, 17-22.

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2012

1
Aydin M., Vithanage M., Mowjood M.I.M., Jung Y., Yang J.E., Ok Y.S., Kim S.C., Dissanayake C.B.(2012). Estimation of evaporation and drainage losses from two bare soils in Sri Lanka. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 11 – 9.

 


2
Bandara T.M.W.J., Svensson T., Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Furlani M., Jayasundara W.J.M.J.S.R., Mellander B.-E. (2012). Tetrahexylammonium Iodide Containing Solid and Gel Polymer Electrolytes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. Energy Procedia, 14, 1607–1612.

 


3
Bandara T.M.W.J., Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Jayasundara W.J.M.J.S.R., Albinssone I., Mellander B.-E. (2012). Efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells using gel polymer electrolytes based on a tetrahexylammonium iodide and MgI2 binary iodide system. J. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.14, 8620–8627.

 


4
Batuwita S*., Pethiyagoda R. (2012). Rediscovery of the Sri Lankan „house gecko‟ Hemidactylus pieresiiKelaart (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with a redescription of Hemidactylus depressusGray. Zootaxa 3359, 17 – 30. (*Mr. Batuwita worked at the IFS until end of 2011).

 


5
Chathuranga P.K.D., Priyantha N., Iqbal S.S., Iqbal M.C.M. (2012). Biosorption of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) from aqueos solution by Cabomba caroliniana: kinetic and equilibrium study. Environmental Earth Sciences. Published online (DOI 10.1007/s12665-012-2150-9).

 


6
Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Rupasinghe W.N.S., Jayasundara J.M.N.I., Ekanayake P., Bandara T.M.W.J., Thalawala S.N., Seneviratne V.A. (2012). Ionic conductivity enhancement in the solid polymer electrolyte PEO9LiTf by nanosilica filler from rice husk ash. J Solid State Electrochem, DOI 10.1007/s10008-012- 1737-0. (Published Online, printed version to be released soon).

 


7
Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Thotawatthage C.A., Senadeera G.K.R., Bandara T.M.W.J., Jayasundera W.J.M.J.S.R., Mellander B.-E. (2012). Efficiency enhancement by mixed cation effect in dye-sensitized solar cells with PAN based gel polymer electrolyte. J Photochemistry & Photobiology: A Chemistry 246, 29– 35.

 


8
Dittus W.P.J. (2012). Family fortunes. BBC Wildlife, May 2012, 46-52.

 


9
Dittus W.P.J. (2012). An online forum for exchanging ideas for dealing with issues of pest monkeys. J.Primatol. 1, 1-2.

 


10
Jaiswal R., Jayasinghe L., Kuhnert N. (2012). Identification and characterization of proanthocyanidins of 16 members of the Rhododendron Genus (Ericaceae) by tandem LC-MS. Journal of Mass Spectroscopy, 47, 502-515.

 


11
Jayarathne L., Ng W.J., Bandara A., Vitanage M., Dissanayake C.B., Weerasooriya R. (2012). Fabrication of succinic acid-γ-Fe2O3 nano core–shells. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 403(0), 96-102.

 


12
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Lakdusinghe M., Hara N., Fujimoto Y. (2012). Phenolic constituents from the fruit juice of Flacourtia inermis. Natural Product Research, 26, 278-81.

 


13
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Amarasinghe N.R., Arundathi B.G.S., Rupasinghe G.K., Jayathilake N.H.A.N., Fujimoto Y. (2012). Antioxidant flavonol glycosides from the leaves of Elaeocarpus serratusand the fruits of Filicium decipiense, Natural Product Research, 26, 717-721.

 


14
Khaled M. AbuEl-Rub, Hahn S.-R., Tari, S., Dissanayake M.A.K.L. (2012). Effects of CdCl2 heat treatment on the morphological and chemical properties of CdTe/CdS thin films solar cells. Applied Surface Science, 258(16), 6142–6147.

 


15
Magana-Arachchi D.N., Liyanage H.M. (2012). Determining the Presence of Cyanotoxins in Anuradhapura Water Reservoirs using Molecular and Bioassay Methods”.Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka; 40(2):63-73.

 


16
Mahatantila K., Vithanage M., Seike Y., Okumura,M (2012)Adsorptive removal of cadmium by natural red earth: equilibrium and kinetic studies . Environmental Technology 33, 5, 597-606

 


17
Makehelwala M., Weerasooriya R., Jayaratne L., Dissanayake C.B. (2012) Thermodynamics of carbofuran adsorption on pyrite, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics 51: 1-.7.

 


18
Nanayakkara A., Sakkaff Z. (2012). Fixed distance neighbor classifiers in Brain Computer Interface systems. Journal of National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka 40. 195.

 


19
Nanayakkara A. (2012). Dynamical tunneling-like effects in 1D classical systems. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 45, 444025.

 


20
Nanayakkara A. (2012). Asymptotic energy expansion for rational power polynomial potentials Communications in Theoretical Physics 58, 645.

 


21
Nanayakkara A., Mathanaranjan, T. (2012). Equivalent Hermitian Hamiltonians for some non-Hermitian Hamiltonians. Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 86, 022106 .

 


22
Nanayakkara A. (2012). Asymptotic behavior of eigenenergies of nonpolynomial oscillator potentials v (x) = x 2 N + (λxm1)/(1 + gxm2). Canadian Journal of Physics 90, 585..

 


23
Perera M.B.U., Yatigammana S.K., Athukorala N.P. (2012). Seasonal Water Quality Variation in Two Different Cascade Systems in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. Vol.05: No 04(01), Pp. 877 – 881.

 


24
Rajapaksha A. U., Vithanage M., Weerasooriya R., Dissanayake C.B., (2012). Surface complexation of nickel on iron and aluminum oxides: A comparative study with single and dual site clays. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 405(0), 79-87.

 


25
Rajapaksha A.U., Vithanage M., Oze C., Bandara W.M.A.T., Weerasooriya R. (2012). Nickel and manganese release in serpentine soil from the Ussangoda Ultramafic Complex, Sri Lanka. Geoderma 189– 190(0), 1-9.

 


26
Seneviratne G. (2012) Are we wrong in conventional approach of biocontrol? Current Science 103, 1387- 1388

 


27
Senavirathne G., Igalavithana A.D., Sandamali H.A.J., Henakaarachchi M.P.N.K., Jayakody A.N., (2012) Fungal Inoculation with Clay improves carbon stabilization of tropical forest floora litter. Environmental Research Journal 6(3), 287-293

 


28
Sewwandi B.G.N., Rajapaksha A.U., Wijesekara S.S.R.M.D.H.R., Jayarathna D.G.L.M., Mowjood M.I.M., Vithanage M. (2012). Biosorption behavior of Pb (II) and Cd (II) on coconut husk and saw dust. Bioremediation Journal, 16(2), 113-124.

 


29
Subasinghe N.D., Jinadasa P. (2012). Locating of salt and freshwater interface in coastal zones using 2D resistivity imageries. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vols. 212-213, pp 155-162.

 


30
Subasinghe N.D. (2012). Electron microscopic studies on phosphate binding processes in the presence of iron. Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 343-344, 307-311.

 


31
Subasinghe N. D. (2012) . Maintaining the Sustainability in Development – A Challenge for Sri Lanka. Economic Review, People’s Bank, Sri Lanka. (Aug. – Sept.), pp. 35-39.

 


32
Subedi,S,Kawamoto,K.,Jayarathna L.,Vithanage M.,Moldrup P., L.W.D Jonge., Komatsu T.Characterizing Time-Dependent Contact Angles for Sands Hydrophobized with Oleic and Stearic Acids Vadose Zone Journal, 11 (1) (2012).

 


33
Vithanage M., Dabrowska B.B., Mukherjee A.B., Sandhi A., Bhattacharya P., (2012). Arsenic uptake by plants and possible phytoremediation applications- A brief overview. Environmental Chemistry Letters (DOI: 10.1007/s10311-011-0349-8).

 


34
Vithanage M., Jayarathna L., Rajapaksha A.U., Dissanayake C.B., Bootharaju M.S., Pradeep T., (2012). Modeling sorption of fluoride on to iron rich laterite. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 398(0), 69-75

 


35
Vithanage M., Engesgaard P., Jensen K.H., Illangasekare T.H., Obeysekera,J. (2012). Laboratory investigations of the effects of geologic heterogeneity on groundwater salinization and flush-out times from a tsunami-like event. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 136–137(0), 10-24.

 


36
Vithanage M., Villholth K., Engesgaard P., Jensen K. Effect of December 2004 tsunami on saltwater intrusion in a coastal aquifer in Eastern Sri Lanka; Field observations and numerical modeling. Groundwater Journal, 50,(5),704-714 (2012)

 


37
Weerasooriya R., Indraratne S.P., Nanayakkara N., Jayarathne L., Dissanayake C.B., Walalawela N., Bandara A. (2012) Probing pyrite–carbofuran interactions with zeta potential and IR spectroscopic measurements Colloids and Surfaces A: Physico-Chemical and Engineering Aspects 396:219-223.

 


38
Wijeratne K., Akilavasan J., Thelakkat M., Bandara J. (2012). Enhancing Solar Cell Efficiencies through 1-D SnO2 Nanostructures: comparison of Charge Transport and Carrier Lifetime of SnO2 particles vs. nanorods. Electrochimica acta, 72, 192-198.

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2011

1
Alvarez-Padilla F., Benjamin S.P., Phylogenetic placement and redescription of the spider genus Atelidea Simon, 1895 (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Zootaxa, 2761, 51-63 (2011).

 


2
Ariyasinghe Y.P.Y.P., Wijayarathna T.R.C.K., Kumara I.G.C.K., Jayarathna I.P.L., Thotawatthage C.A., Gunathilake W.S.S., Senadeera G.K.R., Perera V.P.S. Efficient passivation of SnO2 nano crystallites by Indoline D-149 via dual chelation Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 217(1), 249-252, (2011)

 


3
Bandara J., Shankar K., Grimes C.A., Thelakkat M., Efficient and stable, structurally inverted poly(3-hexylthiopen):[6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester heterojunction solar cell with fibrous like poly(30hexylthiopen). Thin Solid Film, 520(1), 582-590,(2011).

 


4
Bandara J., Willinger K., Thelakkat M., Multichromophore light harvesting in hybride solar cells. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13(28), 12906-12911. (2011).

 


5
Bandara J., Thelakkat M., Thickness dependant of device parameters in solid state dye sensitized solar cells. J. Natl. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka, 39(1), 35-42, (2011).

 


6
Bandara J., Shankar K., Basham J., Wietasch H., PauloseM.,. Varghese O.K, Grimes C.A., Thelakkat M., Integration of TiO2 nanotube arrays into solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. EPJ Applied Physics, 53(2), 20601, (2011).

 


7
Bandara T.M.W.J., Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Albinsson I., Mellander B.E., Mobile charge carrier concentration and mobility of a polymer electrolyte containing PEO and Pr4N + I− using electrical and dielectric measurements. Solid State Ionics, 189( 1), 63-68, (2011)

 


8
Benjamin S.P., Advancing the science of taxonomy in the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka Biodiversity Hotspot: need for collaborative studies. Current Science, 100, 280,(2011).

 


9
Benjamin S.P., Phylogenetics and comparative morphology of crab spiders (Araneae: Dionycha, Thomisidae). Zootaxa, 3080, 1-108,(2011).

 


10
Chandrajith R., Dissanayake C.B., Ariyarathne T., Herathe H.M.J.M.K., Padmasiri J.P., Dose-dependent Na and Ca in fluoride-rich drinking water. Another major cause of cronic renal failure in tropical arid regions. Science of the total Environment 409: 617-675, 2011

 


11
Chandrajith R., Nanayakkara S., Itai K., Aturaliya T.N.C., Dissanayake C.B., Abeysekara T., Harada K., Watanabe T., Koizumi A., Chronic kidney diseases of uncertain etiology (CKDue) in Sri Lanka: Geographic distribution and environmental implications. Environ geochem Health, 33: 267-278, 2011

 


12
Dissanayake C.B., Geo-Bio Internactions: Implications on Plant and Human Health. Ceylon Journal of Science(Bio.Science) 40 (I): 1-12, 2011

 


13
Iqbal M.C.M., Weerakoon, Geethanjalie H.D.N., Peiris P.K.D. and Weerasena O.V.D.S.J., Changes in the fatty acids in seeds of Interspecific hybrids between brassica hapus and Brassica Juncea. Crop and Pasture Science, 62,390-395, 2011

 


14
Kulasooriya S.A., Cyanobacteria: Pioneers of Planet Earth. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio.Sci),40(2): 71-88,(2011).

 


15
Magana-Arachchia,*D.N., MedagedaraD.andThevanesamV. Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Kandy, Sri Lanka. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 1 (3); 181-186,(2011)

 


16
Magana-Arachchi D.N. *, WanigatungeR. and Liyanage M., Molecular characterization of cyanobacterial diversity in Lake Gregory, Sri Lanka. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. 29 (4): 898-904,(2011)

 


17
Magana-Arachchi D.N., * and Wanigatunge R.P., A simple and rapid DNA extraction method for cyanobacteria and monocots. Ceylon Journal of Science: Biological Sciences 40(1): 59-63 (2011)

 


18
Nanayakkara A.Application of Lie transform perturbation method for multidimensional non-Hermitian systems, Pramana Journal of Physics, 76, 37,(2011).

 


19
Ratnayake R.R., Seneviratne G., Kulasooriya S.A., Effect of land use and management practices on quantitative changes of soil carbohydrates. J. Natn. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka, 39 (4 ): 345-353 (2011).

 


20
Ratnayake R. R., Seneviratne G., and Kulasooriya S. A., The effect of cultivation on organic carbon content in the clay mineral fraction of soils. International Journal of Soil Science, 6: 217-223(2011).

 


21
Rajapaksha A.U., Vithanage M., Jayarathne L., Kumara C.K., Natural Red earth as a low cost material for arsenic removal: Kinetics and the effect of Computing ions, Applied Geochemistry. 26, 648-654, 2011

 


22
Senevirathne M.S., Nanayakkara A., Senadeera G.K.R., A theoretical investigation of band gaps of conducting polymers with heterocycles, J. Nat. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka 39 (2): 183-185 (2011).

 


23
Seneviratne G., Jayasekara A.P.D.A., De Silva M.S.D.L and Abeysekera U. P., Developed microbial biofilms can restore deteriorated conventional agricultural soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 1059-1062,(2011).

 


24
Subasinghe N.D., Electron microscopic studies on phosphate binding processes in the presence of iron. Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 343-344, 307-311 (2011)

 


25
Sumith J.A., Munkittrick K.R., Athukorale N., Fish Assemblage Structure of two contrasting stream catchments of the Mahaweli River Basin in Sri Lanka: Hallmarks Exploitation and implication for Conservation. The Open Conservation Biology Journal, 5, 36-55 (2011).

 


26
Tilakaratne C.T.K., Teaching Scientific concepts through simple models and Social Communication techniques. Science Vision, 61-64 (2011)

 


27
Weerasinghe H.A.S. and Iqbal M.C.M. Plant diversity and Soil characteristics of the Ussangoda Serpentine site J.National Science Foundation Sri Lanka, 39 (4), 355-363, (2011)

 


28
Yatigammana S.K., Illeperuma O.A., Perera M.B.U., Water pollution due to a harmful algal bloom: a preliminary study from two drinking water reservoirs in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 39, 91-95 (2011).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2010

1
Benjamin, S.P. Revision and cladistics analysis of the jumping spider genus Onomastus  (Araneae, Salticidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159:711-745, 2010

 


2
Benjamin, S.P. and Jaleel, Z. The genera Haplotmarus Simon, 1909 and Indoxysticus gen.nov.: two enigmatic genera of crab spiders from the Oriental region (Araneae: Thomisidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 1 – 9, 2010

 


3
Kohta G., Kenji F., Akitsugu S., Tadao S., Kazumasa K., Kenneth E. G., Katie H., Wolfgang Dittus, Lauren A.M., Michael L. P., Olav T. O., Tadasu U., (2012) Chemical characterization of oligosaccharides in the milk of six species of new and old world monkeys. Glycoconjugate Journal, 2010, 27, (7-9):703-715

 


4
Magana-Arachchi, D.N., Perera, A.J., Senaratne, V., and Chanrasekaran, N.V. Pattern of Drug Resistance and RELP Analysis on Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Strains Isolaed From Recurrent Tuberculosis Patients. Southeost Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 41 (3): 583-589, 2010

 


5
Senadeera, G.K.R., Pawel,J.W.Leonardo B.S., Goncalo D., Pedro B., Hugo A., Elvira F., Rodrigo M. Inkjet printed and “doctor blade” TiO2photodetectros for DNA biosensors. Iwona Bernacka-Wojcik, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 25 1229-1234, 2010

 


6
Subasinghe, N.D. Applications of Non- Linear Dynamics in the Production of Functionalised and Sensing Material. Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 93-94, pp 485-488, 2010

 


7
Tennakone K., Apsonsu, G.L.M.P., Ariyasinghe, Y.P.Y.P., Buchanan, R.C., Perera, V.P.S., Tennakone. H., and Wijayarathna, T.R.C.K. Dye-sensitized solar cells based on Nano structured semiconductor oxide ceramics with ultra – Thin Barrier Layers. Intergraded Ferroelectrics: An International Journal, 115: 120-131, 2010

 


8
Ukuwela K.D.B., E.I.L.Silva & N.P.Athukorala, The tadpole of Ramanella palmate (Aura: Microhylidae) A frog endemic to Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 2628: 63-65, 2010

 


9
Vithange M., Villhotlth, K.G., Engesgaard, P., and Jensen, K.H., Valnerability Analysis of the coastal sandy Aquifers in the East Coast of Sri lanka with Recharge Change Consideration . Journal of Open Hydrology, 4,173-183, 2010

 


10
Vithange M., Villhotlth, K.G., Engesgaard, P., and Jensen, K.H., Valnerability Analysis of the coastal sandy Aquifers in the East Coast of Sri lanka with Recharge Change Consideration . Journal of Open Hydrology, 4,173-183, 2010

 


11
Weerasooriya R., Mudhiashini Makehelwala, Athula Bandara, Probing reactivity sites on pyrite-oxidative in teractions with 4 – Chlorophenol. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 367, 65-69, 2010

 


12
Weerasinghe, S.M., Chandrasekara, C., Seneviratne, G., Gunathilleke, C.V.S. and Dunatilleke, I.A.U.N. Growth variations of edaphic specialist species in a reciprocal potexperiement in Sri Lanka J. Natl. Scie. Foundation, Sri Lanka 38: 171-179, 2010

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2009

1
Ambagahaduwa,I.M., Prasad,N., Gunatilleke,I.A.U.N., Seneviratne,G. and Gunatilleke,C.V.S. Estimation of above ground biomass of a Pinus caribaea Morelet stand in lower Hantana. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 37: 195-201, 2009.

 


2
Benjamin,S.P. and Hormiga,G. Phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic genus Labullinyphia van Helsdingen, 1985, with redescription of Labullinyphia tersa (Simon, 1894) from Sri Lanka (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Contributions to Natural History. 12: 161-181, 2009.

 


3
Dimitrov, D. Hormiga, G. and Benjamin,S.P. A revised phylogenetic analysis for the genus Clitaetra Simon, 1889 (Araneoidea, Nephilidae) with the first description of the male of the Sri Lankan species Clitaetra thisbe Simon, 1903. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 159: 301-323, 2009.

 


4
Dissanayake, C.B.,The Multidisciplinary Approach to water quality Research. Economic Review June/July 2009

 


5
Edwards, G.B. and Benjamin,S.P. A first look at the phylogeny of the Myrmarachninae, with rediscovery and redescription of the type species of Myrmarachne (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 2309: 1-29, 2009.

 


6
Ellepola S.K.W,Gunarathne N.A. Effect of Soaking on phytic acid and some selected minerals in rice fractions. Food Chemistry 115789 – 794,2009.

 


7
Lohwasser,R.H., Bandara,J., and Thelakkat,M. Tailor-made synthesis of poly(3-hexylthiophene) with carboxylic end groups and its application as a polymer sensitizer in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells Journal of Material Chemistry, 19: 4126, 2009.

 


8
Nanayakkara,A. Semiclassical quantization of non-Hermitian 2-D systems: Classical (Lie Transform) perturbation theory. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka 37: 111, 2009

 


9
Priyantha N., Senevirathna C., Gunathilake P and Weerasooriya R., Adsorption Behavior of Fluoride at Normal Brick (NB) – Water Interface. Journal of Environmental Protection Science : 140-146,2009.

 


10
Seneviratne,G. Collapse of beneficial microbial communities and deterioration of soil health: a cause for reduced crop productivity. Current Science 96: 633, 2009.

 


11
Seneviratne,G. Effect of forest drought on global warming is enigmatic. Current Science 97: 9, 2009.

 


12
Seneviratne,G., Henakaarchchi,M.P.N.K., Weerasekara,M.L.M.A.W. and Nandasena, K.A. Soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools as influenced by polyphenols in different particle size fractions under tropical conditions. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 37: 67-70, 2009.

 


13
Seneviratne,G., Peyvast, G. A., Olfati, J. A. and Kariminia, A. Rhizobia as biofertilizers for mushroom cultivation. Current Science 96: 1559, 2009.

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2008

1
Bandara J. and Pradeep U.W. Tuning of the flat-band potentials of nanocrystalline TiO2 and SnO2 particles with an outer-shell MgO layer. Thin Solid Films, 517: 952-956 (2008).

 


2
Elepola S.W., Gunarathne N.A. Thermal properties of globulin from rice (Oryza sativa) seeds. Food Research International 39 257-264(2008)

 


3
Feng Shi, Pradeep Sharma, Donald J. Kouri, Fazle Hussain and Gemunu H. Gunaratne. Nanostructures with long-range order in monolayer self-assembly. Physical Review E 78, 025203 (R) (2008)

 


4
Fernando J.M.R.C. and Senadeera G.K.R. Synthesis and characterization of thiophene co-polymers and their use in photovoltaic cells. Current Scienc, 95(6): 743 (2008)

 


5
Fernando J.M.R.C. and Senadeera G.K.R. Natural anthocyanins as photosensitizeres for dye-sensitized solar devices. Current Science, 95 (5): 663 (2008).

 


6
Jayweera P.V.V., Perera A.G.U., Tennakone K., Why Gratzel’s cell works so well Inorganica Chimica Acta, 361:707-711 (2008)

 


7
Joseph L. McCauley, Kevin E. Bassler, Gemnu H. Gunaratne. Martingales, Nonstationary increments and the efficient market hypothesis. Physica A 387: 3916-3920 (2008)

 


8
Joseph L. McCauley, Kevin E. Bassler, Gemnu H. Gunaratne. Martingales, detrending data and the efficient market hypothesis. Physica A 387: 202-216 (2008)

 


9
Magana-Arachchci D., Perera J., Gamage S., and Chandrasekharan V., Low Cost In House PCR for Routine Diagnosis of tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 12(3): 275-280 (2008)

 


10
Magana-Arachchi D.N., Wanigatunge R.P., and Jeyanandarajah P. Setting up a Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the detection of toxic cyanobacteria. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 36(3): 229-233 (2008).

 


11
Milligan, Lauren A; Rapoport, Stanley I; Cranfield, Micheal R; Dittus, Wolfgang; Glander, Kenneth E. Oftedal, Olav T, Power, Michael L, Whittier, Christopher A, Bazinet, Richard, P. Fatty acid composition of wild anthropoid Primate milks, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B. 49: 74-82 (2008).

 


12
Ramanayake S.M.S.D., Maddegoda K.M.M.N., Vitharana M.C., and Chaturani G.D.G. Root induction in three species of bamboo with different Rooting abilities. Scientia Horticulturae, 118: 270-273 (2008).

 


13
Seneviratne G. Biological nitrogen fixation: potential biotechnological Applications beyond biofertilizers. Current Science, 95: 7 (2008).

 


14
Seneviratne G., Zavahir J. S., Bandara W.M.M.S. and Weerasekara M. L. M. A. W. Fungal-bacterial biofilms: their development for novel Biotechnological applications. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 24: 739-743. (2008)

 


15
Shankar K., Bandara J., Paulose M., Wietasch H., Varghese O.K., Gopal K. Mor, LaTempa Thomas J., Thelakkat M.,and Grimes C.A. Highly efficient solar cells using TiO2 nanotube array sensitized with a donor-antenna dye. Nano Letters, 8: 1654-1659 (2008)

 


16
Yasomanee J. P. and Bandara J. Multi-electron storage of photoenergy using Cu2O-TiO2 thin film photocatalyst. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 92: 348-352 (2008).

 


17
Zavahir J.S., Jayasekara A.P.D.A., Seneviratne G., and De Silva M.S.D.L. Potential application of biofilms: a new approach for tea gardens. Tea Bulletin (TRI Sri Lanka), 20: 1-6. (2008).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2007

1
Amarasinghe N.R., Jayasinghe L., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y. Flacourside, a new 4-oxo-2-cyclopentenylmethyl glucoside from the fruit juice of Flacourtia indica. Food Chemistry, 102, 95-97 (2007)

 


2
Arnoldi A., Dallavalle S., Merlini L., Musso L., Farina G., Moretti M., and Jayasinghe L. Synthesis and antifungal activity of a series of a N-substituted [2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-3-(1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)]-propylamines. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 55: 8187-8192 (2007)

 


3
Balasuriya B.M.G.K. and Dharmaratne H.R.W. Cytotoxicity and antioxidant activity studies of traditional green leafy vegetables consumed in Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation, 35(4): 255-258 (2007).

 


4
Bandara J. and Klehm U., and Kiwi J. Raschig rings-Fe2O3 composite photocatalyst activate in the degradation of 4-chlorophenol and Orange II under daylight irradiation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 76: 73-81 (2007).

 


5
Bandara J. and Ranasinghe R.A.S.S. The effect of MgO coating on photo-catalytic activity of SnO2 for the degradation of chlorophenol and textile colorants; the correlation between the photocatalytic activity and the negative shift of flatband potential of SnO2. Applied Catalysis A-General, 319: 58-63 (2007).

 


6
Bandara J. and Yasomanee J.P. p-type oxide semiconductors as hole collectors in dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 22: 20-24 (2007).

 


7
Bandara J., Jayathilaka S.P.B., and Wansapura P.T. Indium tin oxide coated conducting glass electrode for electrochemical destruction of textile colorants. Electrochimica Acta, 52 (12): 4161-4166 (2007).

 


8
Bassler Kevin E., McCauley Joseph L., Gunaratne Gemunu H. Nanostationary increments, scaling distributions and variable diffusion processes in financial markets. The National Academy of Sciences of the USA. PANS, 104, 44: 17287-17290 (2007)

 


9
Dissanayake C. M. Hettiarachchi and Iqbal M.C.M. Sustainable use of Crytocoryne wendtii de Wit and Echinodorus cordifolius in the aquaculture industry of Sri Lanka by micropropagation. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 12: 89-101 (2007).

 


10
Ekanayake D., Welch D., Kieft R., Hajduk S., and Dittus W. Transmission dynamics of cryptosporidium infection in a natural population of non-human primates at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77(5): 818-822 (2007).

 


11
Ellepola S.K.W. , Meng G.T. Study of protein conformation of red bean (Phaseolus angulairis) globulin by FTIR spectroscopy. Biological Macromolecules 29: 287-294 (2007) .

 


12
Ellepola S.W., and Ma C.Y. Conformational study of globulin from rice (Oryza sativa) seeds by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 37: 20- 22 (2007).

 


13
Fernando J.M.R.C. and Senadeera G.K.R. Photorsponses of copolymers based on derivatives of thiophene units. Ceylon Journal of Science (Physical Sciences), 12: 37-46 (2007).

 


14
Hu Shaowen, Nathan Girish, Hussain Fazle, Kouri Donald J., Sharma Pradeep, Gunaratne Gemunu H. On stability of self-assembled nanoscale patterns. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 55: 1357-1383 (2007)

 


15
Iqbal M.C.M. Opinion- falsifiability of theories in the biological science. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio.Sci.) 36. (2): 127-134 (2007)

 


16
Iqbal M.C.M. and Wijesekara K.B. A brief temperature pulse enhances the competency of microspores for androgenesis in Datura metel. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 89:141-149 (2007).

 


17
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y. (2-Nitroethyl) Phenyl and cyanophenyl glycosides from the fruits of Diploclisia glaucescens. Natural Product Research, 21: 260-264 (2007).

 


18
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Ratnayake R.M.S., Medawala W., and Fujimto Y. Dihydrochalcones with radical scavenging properties from the leaves of Syzygium jambos. Natural Product Research, 21, 551-554. (2007).

 


19
Jayaweera P.V.V., Mastik S.G., Tennakone K., Perera A.G.U., Liu H.C., and Krishna S. Spin split-off transition based IR detectors operating at high temperatures. Infrared Physics and Technology, 50: 279 (2007).

 


20
Jayaweera P.V.V., Perera A.G.U., and Tennakone K. Displacement currents in semiconductor quantum dots embedded in dielectric media. Applied Physics Letters, 91: 063114-1 – 063114-3 (2007).

 


21
Jayaweera P.V.V., Pitigala P.K.D.P.P., Seneviratne M.K.I., and Tennakone K. I/f Noise in dye-sensitized solar cells and NIR photon detectors. Infrared Physics and Technology, 50: 270 (2007).

 


22
Joseph L. McCauley, Gemunu H. Gunarathne, Kevin E. Bassler Hurst exponents, Markov processes and fractional Brownian motion. Physica A 379: 1-9 (2007).

 


23
Kevin E. Bassler, Joseph L. McCauley, Gemunu H. Gunarathne Nonstationary increments, scaling distributions and variable diffusion processes in financial markets. PANS, 104: 17287-17290

 


24
Konno A., Kumara, G.R.A., Kaneko S., Agyeman B.O., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized solid-state solar cell sensitized with indoline dye. Chemistry Letters, 36: 716 (2007).

 


25
Matsuura Y., Kehelpannala K.V.W., and Wada H. Differential thermal analysis of Sri Lankan-type vein graphite. Geoscience Reports of Shizuoka University, 34: 7-18 (2007).

 


26
McCauley Joseph L., Gunaratne Gemunu H., Bassler Kevin E. Hurst exponents, Markov processes and fractional Brownian motion. Physica A 379: 1-9 (2007)

 


27
Nanayakkara A. Semiclassical quantization of non-Hermitian Multidimensional Systems using Hamilton-Jacobi Equation. Canadian Journal of Physics, 85: 1481 (2007).

 


28
Nanayakkara A. Asymptotic behavior of eigen energies of Non-Hermitian cubic polynomial systems. Canadian Journal of Physics, 85: 1473 (2007).

 


29
Nath U.K., Iqbal M.C.M., and Möllers C. Early, non-destructive selection of microspore derived embryo genotypes in oilseed rape (Brassica napusL.) by molecular markers and oil quality analysis. Molecular Breeding, 19: 285-289 (2007).

 


30
Ramanayake S.M.S.D., Meemaduma V.N., and Weerawardene T.E. Genetic diversity in a population of Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. ex Munro in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 35(3): 207-210 (2007)

 


31
Ramanayake S.M.S.D., Meemaduma V.N., and Weerawardene T.E. Genetic diversity and relationships between nine species of bamboo in Sri Lanka, using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 269 (1-2): 55-61 (2007).

 


32
Ratnayake R.R., Seneviratne G., and Kulasooriya S.A. A modified method of weight loss on ignition to evaluate soil organic matter fractions. International Journal of Soil Science, 2: 69 (2007).

 


33
Senevirathna M.K.I. , Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Premalal E.V.A., Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.A., and Konno A. Stability of the SnO2/MgO Dye-sensitized Photoelectrochemical Solar Cell. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 91: 544-547 (2007).

 


34
Sepperumal M., Wijayasinghe A., and Bergman B. Preparation and Characterization of CuI-doped Silver Borovanadate Superionic System. Solid State Ionics, 178: 779-783 (2007).

 


35
Shaowen Hu, Girish Nathan, Fazle Hussain, Danald J. Kouri, Pradeep Sharma, Gemunu H. Gunarathne. On stability of self-assembled nanoscale patterns. Journal of the Mechanics ad Physics of Solids, 55: 1357-1384 (2007)

 


36
Siddique I., Gutjahr C., Seneviratne G., Breckling B., Ranwala S.W., and Alexander I.J. Changes in soil chemistry associated with the establishment of forest gardens on eroded, acidified grassland soils in Sri Lanka. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 44: 163 (2007).

 


37
Silva E.I.L. Ecology of Phytoplankton in Tropical Waters: Introduction to the Topic and Ecosystem. Asian Journal of water, Environment and Pollution, 4(1): 25-35 (2007).

 


38
Silva, E.I.L. Hypertrophic-eutrophic alteration in an urban water body, following an outbreak of a Microcystis Bloom. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 12: 115-120 (2007).

 


39
Sirimanne P.M. and Tributsch H. Generation of inhomogeneous photocurrent in solid-state TiO2|dye|CuI cells and effect of ligands attached to the surfactant on the morphology of CuI films. Solar Energy, 81: 535-539 (2007).

 


40
Sirimanne P.M., Premalal E.V.A. T. Optical and electronic properties of poly [2-methoxy-5-(2-ethyl-hexyloxy)-p- phenylene vinylene and its applications in solid state cells. Journal of physics, 8, 29-37 (2007).

 


41
Sirimanne P.M., Premalal E.V.A., Soga T. Utilization of poly [2-ethyl- hexyloxy-phenylene vinylene] as a hole-conductor in titania-based photovoltaic cell. Current Science 93,: 2-25 (2007)

 


42
Tennakone K., Senaviratne M.K.I., and Kehelpannala K.V.W. Extraction of pure metallic nickel from ores and plants at Ussangoda, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation, 35: 245-250 (2007).

 


43
Vithanage M., Seneviratna W., Chandarjith R., and Weerasooriya R. Arsenic binding mechanism on natural red earth: a potential substrate for pollution control. Science of the Total Environment, 379: 244 (2007)

 


44
Wijesekara T.P., Iqbal M.C.M., and Bandara D.C. Plant regeneration in vitro by organogenesis on callus induced from mature embryos of three rice varieties (Oryza sativa ssp. indica). Tropical Agricultural Research, 19: 25-35 (2007).

 


45
Wijesekara T.P., Jayasena M.K.A.S., Medagoda M.N.and Iqbal M.C.M., Callusing and regeneration of three genotypes of Oryza sativa ssp. indica by 2,4 dichlorophenoxy acetic acid (2,4-D). Journal of the National Science Foundation, 35(2): 139-14 (2007).

 


46
Zavahir J.S. and Seneviratne G. Potential of developed microbial biofilms in generating novel bioactive compounds. Research Journal of Microbiology, 2: 397(2007)

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2006

1
Perera A.G.U., Matsik S.G., Jayaweera P.V.V., Tennakone K., Von Winckel G., Stintz, Liu H.C., Buchanan M., and Krishna S. High Operating temperature split-off band A. infrared detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 89: 131118 (2006).

 


2
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. Flowering in bamboo: an enigma!Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.), 35: 95-106 (2006).

 


3
Ramanayake S.M.S.D., Meemaduma V.N., And Weerawardene T.E.. In Vitro Shoot Proliferation And Enhancement Of Rooting For The Large-Scale Propagation Of Yellow Bamboo (Bambusa Vulgaris ‘Striata’). Scientia Horticulturae, 110: 109-113 (2006).

 


4
Ramanayake S.M.S.D., Meemaduma V.N. And Weerawardene T.E. Genetic Diversity And Relationships Within Populations Of Dendrocalamus Giganteus Wall. Ex Munro And Ochlandra Stridula Moon Ex Thwaites In Sri Lanka Using Rapds. Journal Of Bamboo And Rattan, 5: (3 & 4): 141 – 149 (2006).

 


5
Ringuedé A., Wijayasinghe A., Albin V., Lagergren C., Cassir M. And Bergman B., Solubility And Electrochemical Studies of Lifeo2-Licoo2-Nio Materials For The MCFC Cathode Application. Journal Of Power Source, 160: 789-795 (2006)

 


6
Senadeera G.K.R. and De Silva N. Efficient Quasi-Solid Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Employing Molten Salt Electrolyte. Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka, 7: 15-22 (2006).

 


7
Senadeera G.K.R. And Fernando J.M.R.C., Polymer Sensitized Quasi Solid-State Photovoltaic Cells Using Derivatives of Polythiophene. Journal Of Material Science & Technology, 22(6): 811 (2006).

 


8
Senadeera G.K.R., Kitamura T., Wada Y., And Yanagida S. Enhanced Photoresponses Of Polypyrrole On Surface Modified Tio2 With Self-Assembled Monolayers. Journal of Photochemistry And Photobiology A: Chemistry, 184: 234-239 (2006)

 


9
Senevirathna M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., and Tennakone K. High quantum efficiency Pt/TiO2 catalyst for sacrificial water reduction. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 90: 2918-2923 (2006).

 


10
Seneviratne G. And Indrasena I.K. Nitrogen Fixation In Lichens is Important For Improved Rock Weathering. Journal of Biosciences, 31:645-650 (2006).

 


11
Seneviratne G., Kuruppuarachchi K.A.J.M., Somaratne S., and Seneviratne K.A.C.N. Nutrient cycling and safety-net mechanism in the tropical homegardens. International Journal of Agricultural Research, 1:169-182 (2006).

 


12
Seneviratne G., Tennakoon N.S., Weerasekara M.L.M.A.W., AndNandasena K.A., Polyethylene Biodegradation By A Developed Penicillium-Bacillus Biofilm. Current Science, 90: 20-21 (2006).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2005

1
Agyeman B.O., Kaneko S., Kumara G.R.A., Okuya M., Murakami K., Konno A., and Tennakone K. Sensitization of Nanocrystalline SnO2 Films with Indoline Dyes. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 44(23): L731-L733 (2005)

 


2
Bandara J., Guasaquillo I., Bowen P., Soare L., Jardim W.F., and Kiwi J. Photocatalytic Storing of O2 as H2O2 Mediated by High Surface Area CuO. Evidence for a Reductive-Oxidative Interfacial Mechanism. Langmuir, 21:8554-8559(2005)

 


3
Bandara J., Pradeep U.W., and Bandara R.G.S.J. The role of n–p junction electrodes in minimizing the charge Recombination and enhancement of photocurrent and photo-voltage in dye sensitized solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry,170: 273-278 (2005)

 


4
BandaraJ. and Weerasinghe H. C. Enhancement of photo voltage of dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells by introducing high-band-gap Oxide layers. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 88: 341-350 (2005)

 


5
Bandara J. and Weerasinghe H. Solid-state dye-sensitized solar Cell with p-type NiO as a whole collector. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,85: 385-390 (2005)

 


6
Bandara J., Udawatta C.P.K., and Rajapakse C.S.K. Highly stable CuO incorporated TiO2 catalyst for photocatalytic hydrogen production from H2O.Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 4: 857-861 (2005)

 


7
Dharmaratne H.R.W., PiyasenaK.G.N.P., andTennakoon S.B. Dias H.V.R., Richey S.A., Diyabalanage H.V.K., and Thankamani J. Copper(I) Complexes Supported by a Heavily Fluorinated Bis(pyrazolyl)borate: Syntheses and Characterization of [H2B(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)2]CuL (Where L = PPh3, N≡CCH3, HC≡CPh, H2C=CHPh) and {[H2B(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)2]Cu}2(1,5-COD). Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 690: 1913-1922 (2005)

 


8
Dharmaratne H.R.W., PiyasenaK.G.N.P., andTennakoon S.B. A Geranylated Biphenyl derivative from Garcinia mangostana. Natural Product Research, 19: 239-243 (2005)

 


9
Dias H.V.R., Wang X., and iyabalanage H.V.K.*Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands without the Problematic ydride Moiety: Isolation of Copper(I)-Ethylene and Copper(I)-Tin(II)

 


10
Complexes using [MeB(3-(CF3)Pz)3 Inorganic Chemistry, 44: 7322-7324 (2005)

 


11
Hoch M. and Weerasooriya R., Modeling interactions of kaolinite-tributyl tin interface. Chemosphere, 59:743-752 (2005)

 


12
Hoch M. and Weerasooriya R. New model calculations of pH depending tributyltin (TBT) adsorption onto monmorillonite and monmorillonite-rich sediment. Environmental Science and Technology, 39:844-849 (2005)

 


13
Hu S., Nathan G. Kouri D. J., Hoffman D. K. and Gunarathna G. H. Statistical characterizing of Spatiotemporal Patterns Generated in the swift-Hohenberg Model, Chaos, 15: 043701 (2005)

 


14
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Balasooriya B.A.I.S., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y Steroidal and triterpenoidal saponins from the fruits of Diploclisiaglaucescens. Natural Product Research, 19: 245-251 (2005)

 


15
Jayaweera P.M., Rajapakse R.M.S.D., and Tennakone K. TiO2 nano-porous photoelectrochemical cells (PECs) sensitized with mixed cationic/anionic dye systems: Role of the second cationic fluorescent dye on the photocurrent enhancement. Chemical Physics Letters, 412: 29-34 (2005)

 


16
Jayaweera P.V.V., Pitigala P.K.D.D., Perera A.G.U., and Tennakone K. 1/ Noise and Dye-sensitized solar cells. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 20: L40-L42 (2005)

 


17
Konno A., Kitagawa T., Kida H., Kumara G.R.A., and Tennakone K. The effect of particle size and the conductivity of Cut layer on the performance of solid-state dye sensitized photovoltaic cells. Current Applied Physics, 5:149-151 (2005)

 


18
Kumara G.R.A., Kaneko S., Konno A., Okuya M., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with an Extremely Thin Liquid Film as the Redox Electron Mediator. Chemistry Letters, 34(4): 572-573 (2005)

 


19
Nanayakkara A. Comparison of quantal and classical behavior of PT-symmetric systems at avoided crossings. Physics Letters A, 334: 144-153 (2005)

 


20
Nanayakkara A. andWickramarachchiP. Level spacing distributions and quantumchaos in Hermitian and non Hermit Ian systems. Communications in Theoritical Physics, 44: 31(2005)

 


21
Nanayakkara A. Reality of Energy spectra in Multi-dimensional Hamiltonians Having Pseudo Hermit city with Respect to the Exchange Operator. Communication .Theor. Phys. 43(2005)49-54.

 


22
Perera V.P.S., Seneviratne M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., and Tennakone K. Doping CuSCN films for enhancement of conductivity: Application in Dye-sensitized Solid-state solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,86: 443-450. (2005)

 


23
Perera V.P.S., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Seneviratne M.K.I., and Tennakone K. A solar cell sensitized with three different dyes. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 85: 91-98 (2005).

 


24
Raja P., Bandara J., Giordano P., and Kiwi J. Innovative Supported Composite Photocatalyst for the Oxidation of Phenolic Waters in Reactor Processes. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,44: 8959-8967 (2005)

 


25
Sakagami Y., Iinuma M., PiyasenaK.G.N.P.,and Dharmaratne H.R.W. Antibacterial activity of α-Mangostin against Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Synergism with Antibiotics. Phytomedicine, 12: 203-208 (2005)

 


26
Senadeera G.K.R. Microwave assisted steps in the synthesis of poly (3-thiophenylacetic acid). Current Science, 88(1): 145-148 (2005)

 


27
Senadeera R.,Fukuri N.,Saito Y., Kitamura T.,Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Volatile solvent free solid-state polymer-sensitized TiO2solar cells with poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) as a hole-transporting medium. Chemical Communications(Royal Society of Chemistry, (UK),17: 2259–2261 (2005)

 


28
Senadeera G.K.R. And Jiang K-J. Synthesis of Triphenylamine Trisazo dye and its uses in dye sensitized solar cells. Sri Lankan Journal of Physics, 6:43 (2005)

 


29
SenadeeraG.K.R., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Photosensitization of nanocrystalline TiO2 films by a polymer with two carboxylic groups, Poly (3-thiophenemalonic acid). Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells, 88(3): 315-322 (2005)

 


30
Senadeera G.K.R., Kobayashi S., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Versatile preparation method for Mesoporous TiO2 electrodes suitable for solid-state dye sensitized photocells. Bulletin of Material Science,28(6): 635-641(2005)

 


31
Senadeera G.K.R. and Mori T. A new crystal structure for (BEDT-TTF) 2 SbF6 and some of its physical properties. Bulletin of Material Science,28(1):25-29 (2005)

 


32
Senadeera G.K.R. and Perera V.P.S. Photoresponses of electrodes prepared by CuSCN with electro- deposited C60 on mesoporous TiO2. Chinese Journal of Physics, 43(2):384-390(2005)

 


33
Seneviratne G. and Jayasinghearachchi H.S. A rhizobial biofilm with nitrogenase activity alters nutrient availability in a soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 37:1975(2005)

 


34
Seneviratne M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., and Tennakone K. Water photo reduction with Cu2O Quantum Dots on TiO2 nano-particles. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry, 171: 257- 259 (2005)

 


35
Seneviratne M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., and Tennakone K.Chromopore - Linked Conducting Polymers Attached to semiconductor Surfaces: A Strategy for Development of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, American Physical Society, 109:16030-16033 (2005)

 


36
Seneviratne M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Perera V.P.S., and Tennakone K. Molecular Rectification: Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Langmuir, 21: 2997-3001(2005)

 


37
Silva E.I.L.,Jennerjahan T.C., and Ittekkot V. Nutrient fluxes into coastal waters via Sri Lankan rivers: a comparison with other Asian rivers. International Journal of Ecologyand Environmental Science, 31(3):213-221 (2005). Abstract Only

 


38
Silva E.I.L. and Samaradiwakara S.R.M.S. Limnology of Kandy Lake Before the Outbreak of Cyanaobacteria Bloom III. Phytoplankton composition and succession. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 10:55-71 (2005).

 


39
Sirimanne P.M., Senevirathna I., and Tennakone K. An enhancement of photo-properties of solid-state TiO2/dye/CuI type cells by coupling mercurochrome with natural juice extracted from pomegranate fruits. Chemistry Letters, 34(11): 1568-1569 (2005)

 


40
Sirimanne P.M., Soga T., and Kunts M. Observation of microwave conductivity in copper iodide films and relay effect in the dye molecules attached to CuI photocathode. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 178: 3010 (2005)

 


41
Somaratne S., Seneviratne G., and Coomaraswamy U. Prediction of soil organic carbon across different land-use Patterns: A neural network approach. Soil Science Society of America Journal,69: 1580 (2005)

 


42
Tennakone K. and Wijayantha K.G.U. Photocatalysis of CFC degradation by titanium dioxide. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental,57: 9-12(2005)

 


43
Tennakoon M.M.D., Gunatilleke I.A.U.N., Hafeel K.M., Seneviratne G., Gunatilleke C.V.S., and Ashton P.M.S. Ectomycorrhizal colonization and seedling growth of Shorea (Dipterocarpaceae) species in simulated shade environments of a Sri Lankan rain forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 208: 399 (2005)

 


44
Weerasooriya R. and Tobshcall H.J. Pyrite-water interactions: effects of pH and pFe on surface charge. Colloids and Surfaces A, 264: 68(2005)

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2004

1
Abbot C., Fernndo G. W. and Ramasamny M.  Reduction of the three dimensional Schrödinger equation for multilayered films. Physics Review B, 69: 205412 (2004).

 


2
Athauda S.B.P., Matsumoto K., Rajapakshe S., Kuribayashi M., Kojima M., Kubomura–Yoshida N., Iwamatsu A., Shibata C., Inoue H., and Takahashi K. Enzymic and structural characterization of nepenthesin, a unique member of a novel subfamily of aspartic proteinases. Biochemical Journal, 381: 295 (2004).

 


3
Bandara J., Divarathne C.M., and Nanayakkara S.D. Fabrication of n-p junction electrodes made of n-type SnO2 and p-type NiO for control of charge recombination in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 81(4):429 (2004).

 


4
Bandara J., Hadapangoda C., and Jayasekera W.G. TiO2/MgO composite photocatlyst: The role of MgO in photoinduced charge carrier separation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental,50: 83(2004).

 


5
Bandara J. and Weerasinghe H. Employing NiO as a hole collector in Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell. Institute of Physics Sri Lanka, 5: 11-16 (2004).

 


6
Bandara J. and Weerasinghe H. Efficient Solid-state dye sensitized solar cells fabricated on a compact TiO2 barrier layer preventing short-circuits current. Institute of Physics Sri Lanka, 5: 27-35 (2004).

 


7
Bandaranayake K.M.P., Seneviratne M.K.I., Weligamuwa P.M.G.M., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized solar cells made from nanocrystalline TiO2 films coated with outer layers of different oxide materials. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 248:1277 (2004).

 


8
Dallavalle S., Jayasinghe L., Kumarihamy B.M.M., Merlini L., MussO L., and Scaglioni L. A New 3,4-seco-lupane derivative from Lasianthus gardneri. Journal of Natural Products, 67:911 (2004).

 


9
Dias H.V.R. and Goh T.K.H.H. Fluorinated Tris (pyrazolyl) borates. Syntheses and Characterization of Sodium and Copper Complexes of [HB (3-(CF3),5-(Ph) Pz)3] Polyhedron(Invited Paper for Special Issue on Scorpionates),23:273 (2004).

 


10
Dias H.V.R. and Singh S. Copper(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Triazapentadienyl Ligands: Synthesis and Characterization of [N{(C3F7)C(Dipp)N}2]CuL (where L = NCCH3, CNBut, CO; Dipp = 2,6-diisopropylphenyl). Inorganic Chemistry, 43:5786 (2004)

 


11
Dias H.V.R. and Wang X. Sterically Demanding Methyl Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands: Synthesis and Characterization of Thallium(I) Complexes Supported by [MeB (3-(t-Bu) Pz)3]?? and [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]. Polyhedron, 23: 2533 (2004)

 


12
Ekanayake D.K., Rajapakse R.P.V.J., Dubey J.P., and Dittus W.P.J. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Toque Macaques (Macaca sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Journal of Parasitology, 90(4):870 (2004).

 


13
Fukuri N., Saito Y., Kubo W., Senadeera R., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. PerformanceImprovement of Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Fabricated Using Poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and an Amphiphilic Sensitizing Dye.Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 151(10): A1745 (2004).

 


14
Hideki W., Kehelpannala K.V.W., and Satish-Kumar M. Isotopic zonations in graphite and calcite and their implications for crustal evolution of Gondwana continents. Gondwana Research, 7: 1397 (2004).

 


15
Hu S., Goldman D.I., Kouri D.J., Hoffman D.K., Swinney H.L., and Gunaratne G.H. Stages of Relaxation of Patterns and the Role of Stochasticity on the Final Stage. Nonlineartiy, 17(4): 1535 (2004).

 


16
Iqbal M.C.M., Jayasinghe U.L.B., Herath H.M.T.B., Wijeysekara K.B., and Fujimoto Y. A fungi static chromene from Ageratum conyzoides Ageratum. Phytoparasitica, 32(2):119 (2004).

 


17
Jayasinghe L., Balasooriya B.A.I.S., Padmini W.C., and Fujimoto Y. Geranyl chalcone derivatives with antifungal and radical scavenging properties from the leaves of Artocarpus nobilis. Phytochemistry, 65:1287 (2004).

 


18
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Balasooriya B.A.I.S., Bandara A.G.D., and Fujimoto Y. Glycosides from Grewia damine and Filicium decipiens. Natural Product Research, 18(6):499 (2004)

 


19
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Puvanendran S., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y. Stilbene derivatives with antifungal and radical scavenging properties from the stem bark of Artocarpus nobilis. Natural Product Research, 18(6):571 (2004)

 


20
Jayasinghearachchi H.S. and Seneviratne G. A bradyrhizobial-Penicillium spp. biofilm with nitrogenase activity improves N2 fixing symbiosis of soybean. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 40:432 (2004).

 


21
Jayasinghearachchi H.S. and Seneviratne G. Can mushrooms fix atmospheric nitrogen? Journal of Biosciences, 29: 293 (2004).

 


22
Jayaweera P.V.V., Perera A.G.U., Senavirathna M.K.I., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized near-infrared room-temperature photovoltaic photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 85: 5754 (2004).

 


23
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Arc accretion around Sri Lanka during the assembly of Gondwana. Gondwana Research, 7: 1323 (2004).

 


24
Kumara G.R.R.A., Okuya M., Murakami K., Kaneko S., Jayaweera P.V.V., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells made from magnesium ozide-coated nanocrystalline titanium dioxide. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology: Chemistry, 164:183 (2004).

 


25
Li I., Bandara J., and Shultz M.J. Time Evolution Studies of the H2O/Quartz Interface Using Sum Frequency Generation, Atomic Force Microscopy and Molecular Dynamics. Langmuir, 20:10474 (2004).

 


26
Nanayakkara A. A new way of finding locations of zeros of wave functions Canadian Journal of Physics, 82:549 (2004).

 


27
Nanayakkara A. Classical motion of complex 2-D Non-Hermitian Hamiltonian Systems. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 54(1): 101 (2004).

 


28
Nanayakkara A. Classical trajectories of ID complex non-Hermitian Hamiltonian systems. Journal Physics A. Math. Gen. 37 (4002) 4321-4334

 


29
Nanayakkara A. New Semiclassical and Numerical Approaches to Locate Zeros of Wave Functions. Communications in Theoretical Physics, 42: 693 (2004).

 


30
Nanayakkara A. Zeros of the wave functions of general polynomial potentials. Canadian Journal of Physics, 82: 1067 (2004).

 


31
Nanayakkara A. Semi classical Chaos in a 2-D Exactly Solvable system. Sri Lanka Journal of Physics, 5:1 (2004).

 


32
Perera V.P.S., Jayaweera P.V.V., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Bandaranayake P.K.M., Hastings G., Perera A.G.U., and Tennakone K. Construction of a photovoltaic device by deposition of thin films of the conducting polymer polythiocyanogen.Synthetic Metals, 143:283-287 (2004).

 


33
Perera V.P.S., Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Jayaweera P.V.V., Bandaranayake K.M.P., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized Solid-state Photovoltaic Cells Based on Dye-multilayer Semiconductor Nanostructures. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 107: 13758 (2004).

 


34
Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Seneviratne M.K.I., Perera V.P.S., and Tennakone K. Sensitization of Nanostructured TiO2 by Electostatic Coupling of Ionic Dyes to Ionic Absorbates. Langmuir, 20: 5100 (2004).

 


35
Rajapaksa C.S., Thomsen J.S., Espinoza-Ortiz J.S., Wimalawansa S.J., Ebbesen E.N., Mosekilde L., and Gunaratne G.H. An Expression Relating Breaking Stress and Density of Trabecular Bone. Journal ofBiomechanics, 37:1241-1249 (2004).

 


36
Ramasamy M.S., Srikrishnaraj K.A., Moorthy S.A.V., Jayaweera S., and Ramasamy R. Some factors influencing infectivity of the human malaria parasite plasmodium vivax (Haemosporidia: Plasmodidae) to the mosquito vector Anopheles Tessellatus (Diptera: culicidae). Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka, 32 (3&4):69-81 (2004).

 


37
Saito Y., Fukuri N., Senadeera R., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Solid State dye sensitized solar cells using in situ polymerized PEDOTs as hole conductor. Electrochemistry Communications, 6: 71 (2004).

 


38
Senadeera G.K.R. Spray–painted nanostructured TiO2 electrodes for solid-state dye sensitized photocells. Sri Lankan Journal of Physics, 5:17-25 (2004).

 


39
Senadeera G.K.R. and Pathirathne W.M.T.C. Utilization of conducting polymer as a sensitizer in solid-state photocells. Current Science, 87(3):339 (2004).

 


40
Senadeera G.K.R., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Deposition of polyaniline via molecular self-assembly on TiO2 and its uses as a sensitiser in solid-state solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry andPhotobiology A: Chemistry, 164: 61 (2004).

 


41
Seneviratne G. and Nanayakkara A. Isotope/element fractionation during surface adsorption.American Journal of Physics, 72: 73 (2004).

 


42
Seneviratne S. N. de S. and Jeyanandarajah P. Rice diseases - problems and progress. Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension, 7: 30-48 (2004).

 


43
Silva E.I.L. and Manuweera L. Surface and Rainwater Chemistry in Sri Lanka - a risk of acidification. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 1:79 (2004).

 


44
Silva E.I.L. and Samaradiwakara S.R.M.S. Limnology of Kandy Lake Before the Outbreak of Cyanaobacteria Bloom 1. Physicochemical limnology. Sri Lanka Journal Aquatic Science, 9: 69 (2004).

 


45
Silva E.I.L. and Samaradiwakara S.R.M.S. Limnology of Kandy Lake Before the Outbreak of Cyanaobacteria Bloom II. Photosynthetic characteristics and primary production. Sri LankaJournal Aquatic Science, 9:91 (2004).

 


46
Silva E.I.L. and Shimizu A. Concentration of Trace metals in the flesh of nine species of fish found in hydropower reservoirs in Sri Lanka. Asian Fisheries Science, 17(3-4): 256 (2004).

 


47
Silva E.I.L. Quality of irrigation water in Sri Lanka- status and trends. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 1: 5 (2004).

 


48
Sun Y.P., Atorngitjawat P., Lin Y., Liu P., Pathak P., Bandara J., Elgin D., and Zhang M.Z. Nanoscale cavities in ionomer membrane for the formation of nanoparticles. Journal of Membrane Science, 245 (1):211 (2004).

 


49
Weerasooriya R., Tobshcall H.J., Wijesekara D., and Bandara A. Macroscopic and Vibration Spectroscopic Evidence for Specific Bonding of Arsenate on Gibbsite. Chemosphere, 55: 1259 (2004).

 


50
Willbold M., Hegner E., Kleinschrodt R., Stosch H.G., Kehelpannala K.V.W., and Dulski P. Geochemical evidence for a Neoproterozoic magmatic continental margin in Sri Lanka - Relevance for the Rodinia-Gondwana supercontinent cycle.Precambrian Research, 130:185 (2004).

 


51
Yanagida S., Senadeera G.K.R., Nakamura K., Kitamura T., and Wada Y. Polythiophene Sensitized TiO2 Solar Cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 166: 75 (2004).

 


52
Zarnowski R.A., Jaromin M., Certik T., Czabany J., Fontaine T., Jakubik, Iqbal M.C.M., Grandmougin-Ferjani A., Kozubek A. and Pietr S.J. The oil of Adenanthera pavonina L. seeds and its emulsions. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, 59c: 321 (2004).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2003

1
Bandaranayake P.K.M., Jayaweera P.V.V., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitization of magnesium-oxide-coated cadmium sulfide.Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 76: 57-64 (2003) 1,2.

 


2
Binu-LalS.S., Wilbert Kehelpannala K.V., Satish-Kumar M., and Hideki Wada. Multistage graphite precipitation through protracted fluid flow in sheared metagranitoid, Digana, Sri Lanka: evidence from stable isotopes. Chemical Geology,197: 253-270 (2003) 1,2.

 


3
Rasika Dias H. V. and Wiechang Jin . Syntheses of Aluminium and Zinc Alkyl Complexes of a Highly Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Using [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ag(THF) as the Ligand Transfer Agent. Inorganic Chemistry42(17): 5034-5036 (2003) 1,2.

 


4
Ekanayake D.K., Horadagoda N.U., SanjeevaniG.K.M., Arulkanthan A., GunatilakeK.A.S., and Dittus W.P.J.Hematology of a natural population of toque macaques (Macaca sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.American Journal of Primatology, 61:13-28 (2003) 1,2

 


5
Espinoza-Ortiz J.S. and Gunaratne G.H. Current Distribution in Fused Electrical Networks.Brazilian Journal of Physics, 33(2): 368-375 (2003) 1,2.

 


6
Feltenstein M.W., Lambdin L.C., Ganzera M., Dharmaratne H. R.W., Nanayakkara N.P.D., Khan I.A., and Sufka K.J. Anxiolytic Properties of Piper methysticum Extract Samples and Fractions in the Chick Social-Separation-Stress Procedure.Phytotherapy Research,17: 210-216 (2003) 1,2.

 


7
Ganzera M., Dharmaratne H.R.W., Nanayakkara N.P.D., and Khan I.A.Determination of Saponins and Alkaloids in Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh) by High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Evaporative Light Scattering Detection.Phytochemical Analysis 14: 1-7(2003) 1,2.

 


8
Iqbal M.C.M. and Möllers C. Uptake and distribution of sinigrin in microspore derived embryos of Brassica napus L. Journal of Plant Physiology,160: 961-966 (2003)1,2 .

 


9
Jayasinghe L.,Jayasooriya C.P., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y.A pyridine ring- containing ecdysteroid from Diploclisia glaucescens.Tetrahedron Letters, 44: 8769-8771 (2003) 1,2.

 


10
Jayasinghe L.,Hara N. and Fujimoto Y. Bidesmosidic saponins from the fruits ofDiploclisia glaucescens.Phytochemistry,62: 563-567 (2003) 1,2.

 


11
Jayasinghe L.,Kumarihamy B.M.M., Arundathie B.G.S., Dissanayake L., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y.A new ecdysteroid, 2-Deoxy-5β, 20-dihydroxyecdysone from the fruits of Diploclisia glaucescens.Steroids,68: 447-450 (2003) 1,2.

 


12
Jayasinghe U.L.B.,Kumarihamy B.M.M., Bandara A.G.D., Vasquez E.A., and Kraus W. Nematicidal activity of some Sri Lankan plants. Natural Product Research, 17(4): 259-262 (2003)2.

 


13
Jayasinghe L.,Kumarihamy B.M.M., Jayarathna K.H.R.N., Udishani N.W.M.G., Bandara B.M.R., Hara N. and Fujimoto Y. Antifungal constituents of the stem bark of Bridelia retusa.Phytochemistry,62: 637-641 (2003) 1,2.

 


14
Jayasinghe U.L.B.,Kumarihamy B.M.M., Bandara A.G.D., Waiblinger J., and Kraus W. Antifeedant activity of some Sri Lankan plants. Natural Product Research, 17(1): 5-8 (2003)2.

 


15
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Structural Evolution of the middle to lower crust in Sri Lanka.Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka- A Review, 11:45-85(2003).

 


16
Kleinschrodt R. Metasomatic calcsilicate rocks: an example of infiltration metasomatism from the highland complex of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka, 11: 21-43 (2003).

 


17
Kröner A.,Kehelpannala K.V.W., and Hegner E. Ca. 750-1100 Ma magmatic events and Grenville-age deformation in Sri Lanka: relevance for Rodinia supercontinent formation and dispersal,and Gondwana amalgamation. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences,22: 279-300 (2003) 2.

 


18
Kumara G.R.R.A., Tennakone K., Kottegoda I.R.M., Bandaranayake P.K.M., Konno A., Okuya M., Kaneko S., and Murakami K. Efficient dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells made from nanocrystalline tin (IV) oxide-zinc oxide composite films. Semiconductor Science and Technology,18: 312-318 (2003) 1,2.

 


19
Loinaz W., Okamura N., Takeuchi T., and Wijewardhana L.C.R.NuTeV anomaly, neutrino mixing, and a heavy Higgs boson.Physical Review D, 67: 073012 (2003) 1,2.

 


20
Moorthy S.A.V., Ramasamy R., and Ramasamy M.S. Antigenic relationships between adult and larval Anopheles tessellatus midgut glycoproteins and the midguts of other vector mosquitoes.Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 17: 26-32 (2003) 1,2.

 


21
Mukherjee M., Paul Esposito F., and Wijewardhana L.C.R.A scalar invariant and the local geometry of a class of static spacetimes.Journal of High Energy Physics,10:038 (2003) 1,2.

 


22
2003.22 Nanayakkara A.Higher-order semiclassical energy expansions for potentials with non-integer powers.Pramana Journal of Physics,61(4): 739-747 (2003) 1,2.

 


23
Nanayakkara A. and Abayaratne C.Identification of semiclassical chaos in 2D PT-symmetric systems.Canadian Journal of Physics, 81: 835-846 (2003) 1,2.

 


24
Susira Perera,Senadeera R., Tennakone K., Ito S., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. The Effect of MgO on the Enhancement of the Efficiency of Solid-state Dye-sensitized Photocells Fabricated with SnO2 and CuI. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 76(3): 659-662 (2003).

 


25
Perera V.P.S. and Tennakone K. Recombination processes in dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells with CuI as the hole collector. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,79: 249-255 (2003) 1,2.

 


26
Perera V.P.S.,Senadeera G.K.R., and Tennakone K. Sensitization of aluminium chloride adsorbed tin (IV) oxide nanocrystalline films with Rose Bengal.Journal of colloid and interface Science, 265: 428-431 (2003) 1,2.

 


27
Perera V.P.S.,Pitigala P.K.D.D.P., Jayaweera P.V.V., Bandaranayake K.M.P., and Tennakone K. Dye-Sensitized Solid-State Photovoltaic Cells Based on Dye Multiplayer-Semiconductor Nanostructures. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, American Chemical Society, 107: 13758-13761 (2003).

 


28
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. andWanniarachchi W.A.V.R. Organogenesis in callus derived from an adult giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. Ex Munro).Scientia Horticulturae, 98: 195-200 (2003) 1,2.

 


29
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. and Weerawardene T.E.Flowering in a bamboo, Melocanna baccifera (Bambusoideae, Poaceae).Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 143: 287-291 (2003) 1,2.

 


30
Senadeera G.K.R., Nakamura K., Kitamura T., Wada Y., and Yanagida S. Fabrication of highly efficient polythiophene-sensitized metal oxide photovoltaic cells. Applied Physics Letters, 83(26): 5470-5472 (2003) 1,2.

 


31
Seneviratne G. and Jayasinghearachchi H.S. Phenolic acids: Possible agents of modifying N2-fixing symbiosis through rhizobial alteration? Plant and Soil, 252: 385-395 (2003) 1,2.

 


32
Seneviratne G.Global warming and terrestrial carbon sequestration.Journal ofBiosciences, 28(6): 653-655 (2003) 1,2.

 


33
Seneviratne G. Development of eco-friendly, beneficial microbial biofilms.Current Science, 85(10): 1395-1396 (2003)1,2.

 


34
Seneviratne G. and Jayasinghearachchi H.S.Mycelial colonization by bradyrhizobia and azorhizobia.Journal of Biosciences, 28(2): 243-247 (2003) 1,2.

 


35
Seneviratne G. and Somapala K.L.A. Litter controls on soil nitrous oxide emission. Current Science, 84(4): 498-499 (2003) 1,2.

 


36
Silva E.I.L, EkanayakeM., and Karunathilake K.M.B.C. Seasonal Abundance of Two species of Rotifers (Brachionus calyciflorus and Keratella tropica) in Kandy Lake, a Tropical Urban Water Body in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 8: 51-65 (2003).

 


37
Silva E.I.L. Emergence of a Microcystis bloom in an urban water body, Kandy lake, Sri Lanka. Current Science, 85(6): 723-725 (2003)1,2.

 


38
Tennakone K. and Jayaweera P.V.V. Depleted semiconductor quantum nanowire in an electrolytic medium.Superlattices and Microstructures, 33: 23-28 (2003) 1,2.

 


39
Tennakone K., Jayaweera P.V.V., and Bandaranayake P.K.M. Dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical and solid-state solar cells: charge separation, transport and recombination mechanisms. Journal of Photochemistry andPhotobiology A: Chemistry,158: 125-130 (2003) 1,2.

 


40
Weerasooriya R., Tobschall H.J., Wijesekara H.K.D.K, Arachchige E.K.I.A.U.K., and Pathirathne K.A.S.On the mechanistic modeling of As (III) adsorption on gibbsite.Chemosphere, 51: 1001-1013 (2003) 1,2.

 


41
Yoshida M. and Kehelpannala K.V.W. Recent Advances on the Study of the Proterozoic Geological Evolution of Sri Lanka: International Symposium and Field Workshop of IGCP-440 and LEGENDS Proposal, March-April 2003. Episodes, 26(4): 320-322(2003) 1,2.

 


42
Yoshida M., Tani Y., Rajesh H.M., and Santosh M. Diversity in the position of Sri Lanka within the Gondwanaland ensemble.Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka, 11: 5-20 (2003).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2002

1
Bamber R.N., Ariyananda T., and Silva E.I.L.  The Male of Halmyrapseudes Srilankaensis (Bacescu, 1981) Comb. Nov. and an analysis of the Genus Halmyrapseudes Bacescu and Gutu, 1974 (Peracarida, Tanaidacea). Journal of Crustacean Biology 1,2,22(2): 287-297 (2002).

 


2
Bandara J., Tennakone K., and Jayatilaka P.P.B. Composite Tin and Zinc Oxide nanocrystalline particles for enhanced charge separation in sensitized degradation of Dyes. Chemosphere 1,2,49: 439-445 (2002).

 


3
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Nanayakkara N.P.D., and Khan I.A. (-)-3β, 4β-Epoxyvalerenic acid from Valeriana officinalis. Planta Medica 1,2,68: 661-662 (2002).

 


4
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Nanayakkara N.P.D., and Khan I.A. Kavalactones from Piper methysticum and their 13C NMR Spectroscopic studies. Phytochemistry 1,2,59: 429-433 (2002).

 


5
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Tan G.T., Marasinghe G.P.K., and Pezzuto J.M. Inhibition of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase and HIV-1 Replication by Calophyllum Coumarins and Xanthones. Planta Medica 1,2,68: 86-87 (2002).

 


6
Espinoza-Ortiz J.S., Rajapaksa C.S., and Gunaratne G.H. Strength reduction in Electrical and Elastic networks. Physical Review B 1,2, 66: 144203 (2002).

 


7
Goldman D.I., Shattuck M., Swinney H.L., and Gunaratne G.H. Emergence of Order in an Oscillated Granular Layer.Physica A 1,2, 306: 180-188 (2002).

 


8
Gunaratne G.H. Estimating the Strength of bone using Nonlinear Response. Physical Review E 1,2, 66: 061904 (2002).

 


9
Gunaratne G.H., Mohanty K.K., and Wimalawansa S.J. A model of trabecular bone and an application to Osteoporosis. Physica A 1,2, 315: 98-104 (2002).

 


10
Gunaratne G.H., Rajapakse C.S., Bassler K.E., Mohanty K.K., and Wimalawansa S. J. Model for Bone Strength and Osteoporotic Fractures. Physical Review Letters 1,2,88(6): 068101 (2002).

 


11
Iqbal M.C.M. and Wijeysekara K.B. Cells of the connective tissue differentiate and migrate into pollen sacs. Naturwissenschaften 1,2, 89: 39-42 (2002).

 


12
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Jayasooriya C.P., and Fujimoto Y. Oleanane glycosides from the leaves of Diploclisia glaucescens. Fitoterapia 2, 73: 406-410(2002).

 


13
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Jayasooriya C.P., Ekanayake S.P., Bandara B.M.R., Merlini L., and Assante G. Antimicrobial activity of some Sri Lankan Rubiaceae and Meliaceae. Fitoterapia 2, 73: 424-427(2002).

 


14
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Jayasooriya C.P., Oyama K., and Fujimoto Y. 3-Deoxy-1β, 20-hydroxyecdysone from the leaves of Diploclisia glaucescens. Steroids 1,2, 67: 555-558 (2002).

 


15
Jayaweera P.M., Palayangoda S.S., Tennakone K., and Gamage R.G.C.R. Cobalt (II)-bis-(1,10-phenanthroline)-triphenylmethane dye complexes and their photo-sensitization properties in nano-porous photovoltaic devices. Current Science1,2,83(11): 1368-1372 (2002).

 


16
Konno A., Kumara G.R.R.A., Hata R., and Tennakone K. Effect of Imidazolium Salts on the Performance of Solid-state Dye-sensitized Photovoltaic Cell Using Copper Iodide as a Hole Collector. Electrochemistry2, 432-434 (2002).

 


17
Kumara G.R.R.A., Kaneko S., Okuya M., and Tennakone K. Fabrication of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Triethylamine Hydrothiocyanate as a CuI Crystal Growth Inhibitor. Langmuir, American Chemical Society 1,2 , 18: 10493-10495 (2002).

 


18
Kumara G.R.R.A., Kaneko S., Okuya M., and Tennakone K. Nanocrystalline TiO2 films for dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells. Key Engineering Materials:Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan 1,2, 119: 228-229(2002).

 


19
Kumara G.R.R.A., Konno A., Shiratsuchi K., Tsukahara J. and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells: use of crystal growth inhibitors for deposition of the hole collector. Chemistry of Materials, American Chemical Society1,2, 14: 954-955 (2002).

 


20
Liu P., Bandara J., Lin Y., Elgin D., Allard L., and Sun Y.P. Formation of Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide in Perfluorinated Ionomer Membrane. Langmuir, 18: 10398-10401 (2002) 1,2.

 


21
Nanayakkara A. Real eigenspectra in non-Hermitian multidimensional Hamiltonians. Physics Letters A 1,2,304: 67-72 (2002).

 


22
Nanayakkara A. and Bandara V. Approximate energy expressions for confining polynomial potentials. Sri Lankan Journal of Physics, 3: 17-37 (2002).

 


23
Nanayakkara A. and Abayaratne C. Phase space studies of complex Henon Heiles potentials.Sri Lankan Journal of Physics, 3: 1-16 (2002).

 


24
Nanayakkara A. and Abayaratne C. Semiclassical Quantization of Complex Henon-Heiles Systems. Physics Letters A 1,2, 303 : 243-248 (2002).

 


25
Nanayakkara A. and Bandara V. Asymptotic behavior of the eigenenergies of anharmonic oscillators .Canadian Journal of Physics1,2,80 : 959-968 (2002).

 


26
Nanayakkara A. and Dasanayake I. Analytic Semiclassical Energy Expansions of general Polynomial Potentials. Physics Letters A1,2, 294: 158-162 (2002).

 


27
Nanayakkara A. and Ranatunga N. A new quantization method for evaluation of eigenenergies.International Journal of Theoretical Physics1,2, 41 (7): 1355-1368 (2002).

 


28
Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L. The role of Non cichlid exotics in the fishery of the Victoria reservoir, a deep Upland Reservoir in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 7: 65-73 (2002)

 


29
Nathaneal S.and Silva E.I.L. Some aspects of the reproductive biology of three exotic cichlid species that colonize the Victoria Reservoir, a deep upland reservoir in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 7: 55-64 (2002).  

 


30
Sakagami Y., Kajimura K., Wijesinghe W.M.N.M., and DharmaratneH.R.W. Antibacterial Activity of Calozeyloxanthone Isolated from Calophyllum species Against Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Synergism with Antibiotics. Planta Medica 1,2,68: 541 – 543 (2002).

 


31
Silva E.I.L., Amarasinghe U.S., De Silva S.S., Nissanka C., and Schiemer F. Some aspects of photosynthetic characteristics in a set of perennial irrigation reservoirs located in five river basins in Sri Lanka. Hydrobiologia 1,2, 485: 19-33 (2002).

 


32
Senadeera G.K.R., Jayaweera P.V.V., Perera V.P.S., and Tennakone K. Solid state Dye sensitised photocell based on pentacene as hole collector. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 1,2, 73:103-108 (2002).

 


33
Seneviratne G. Litter controls on carbon sequestration. Current Science 1,2,82(2): 130-131 (2002).

 


34
Seneviratne G. Planting trees for C sequestration: A reality? Current Science1,2,82(7): 777 (2002).

 


35
Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized semiconductor nanostructures for solar energy conversion. Ceylon Journal of Science (Physical Science),9(1):1-8 (2002).

 


36
Tennakone K., Bandaranayake P.K.M.,Jayaweera P.V.V., Konno A., and Kumara G.R.R.A. Dye sensitized composite semiconductor naonstructures. Physica E 1,2,14:190-196 (2002).

 


37
Weerasooriya R.,Wijesekara D., and Bandara A. Surface complexation modeling of cadmium adsorption on gibbsite, Colloids and Surfaces A:Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 1,2, 207:13-24 (2002).

 


38
Weinert M., Watson R. E. and Fernando G.W. Density Functional Theory and Atomic Multiplet Levels. Physical Review A1,2,66: 032508 (2002).

 


39
Wijesekara K.B. and Iqbal M.C.M. Cytological aspects of pollen embryogenesis in anther culture of Datura metel L. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences),30: 89-98 (2002).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2001

1
Athukoralage P.S., Herath H.M.T.B., Deraniyagala S.A., Wijesundera R.L.C., and Weerasinghe P.A. Antifungal constituent from Gordonia dassanayakei. Fitoterapia, 72, 565-567(2001).

 


2
Ayers A. E., Klapötke T. M., and Dias H. V. R. Azido Derivatives of Germanium(II) and Tin(II): Syntheses and Characterization of [(Mes)2DAP]GeN3, [(Mes)2DAP]SnN3, and the Corresponding Chloro Analogues Featuring Heterocyclic 6-π-Electron Ring Systems {where [(Mes)2DAP]={N(Mes)C(Me)}2CH}. Inorganic Chemistry˚,40, 1000-1005 (2001).

 


3
Bandara J., Mielczarski J.A., Lopez A., and Kiwi J. Sensitized degradation of chlorophenols on iron oxides induced by visible light - Comparison with titanium oxide. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental˚, 34, 321-333 (2001).

 


4
Bandara J. and Tennakone K. Interparticle Charge Transfer in Dye-sensitized Films Composed of Two Kinds of Semiconductor Crystallites. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science˚,236, 375-378 (2001).

 


5
Bandara J., Mielczarski J.A., and Kiwi J. Adsorption mechanism of chlorophenols on iron oxides, titanium oxide and aluminum oxide as detected by infrared spectroscopy. Applied Catalysis B:Environmental˚, 34, 307-320 (2001).

 


6
Bandara J., Tennakone K., and Binduhewa P. Probing the tunneling of electrons from SnO2 to ZnO in dye sensitization of composite SnO2/ZnO by use of generated H2O2 via reduction of O2. New Journal of Chemistry˚, 25 (10), 1302-1305 (2001).

 


7
Bandara J., Tennakone K., and Kiwi J. Surface mechanism of molecular recognition between aminophenols and iron oxide surfaces. Langmuir˚, 17(13), 3964-3969 (2001).

 


8
Fernando G.W., Sevilla E.H., and Cooper B.R.Theoretical study of relativistic effects in the electronic structure pf Pu. Physical Review B, 61(19), 12562-12565 (2001).

 


9
Fernando G.W., Watson R.E., Weinert M., Kocharian A.N., Ratnaweera A. and Tennakone K.Magnetic moment of iron in metallic environments. Physical Review B, 61(1), 375-381(2001)

 


10
Iqbal M.C.M., Meiyalaghan S., Wijesekara K.B., and Abeyratne K.P. Antifungal activity from water extracts of some common weeds in Sri Lanka. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 4(7), 843-845 (2001).

 


11
Iqbal M.C.M.,Wijesekara K.B., and Hapukotuwa A. Fruits in Brugmansia x candida Pers. Ceylon Journal of Science,28, 19-20 (2001).

 


12
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Bandara A.G.D., Hara N., and Fujimoto Y. A new norneohopane caffeate from Filicium decipiens. Fitoterapia,72, 737-742 (2001).

 


13
Jayasinghe U. L. B.,Kumarihamy B.M.M., Nadeem M., Choudhary M.I., Attta-ur-Rahman and Weerasooriya A. iso-N-formyl-5-en-chonemorphine, A Steroidal alkaloid from Sarcococca zeylanica. Natural Product Letters,15,151-155 (2001).

 


14
Jayasinghe U. L. B., Vithana H.S., Wannigama G.P., and Fujimoto Y. 24-Methylenecycloartenone from Bhesa nitidissima. Fitoterapia,72, 594-595 (2001).

 


15
Jayaweera P.M, Palayangoda S.S., and Tennakone K. Nanoporous TiO2 solar cells sensitized with iron(II) complexes of bromopyrogallol red ligand. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology:A˚, 140(2), 173-177 (2001).

 


16
Kumara G.R.R.A., Konno A., Senadeera G.K.R.,Jayaweera., P.V.V., De Silva D.B.R.A., and Tennakone K. Dye-sensitized solar cell with the hole collector p-CuSCN deposited from a solution in n-propyl sulphide. Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells˚, 69 (2), 195-199 (2001).

 


17
Kumara G.R.R.A., Konno A., and Tennakone K. Photoelectrochemical cells made from SnO2/ZnO films sensitized with Eosin dyes. Chemistry Letters˚(2), 180-181 (2001).

 


18
Kumara G.R.R.A., Tennakone K.,Perera V.P.S., Konno A., Kaneko S., and Okuya M. Suppression of recombinations in a dye-sensitized photo electrochemical cell made from a film of tin IV oxide crystallites coated with a thin layer of aluminium oxide. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics˚, 34(6), 868-873 (2001).

 


19
Kehelpannala K.V.W. and Ratnayake R.M.J.W.K.Polyphase migmatization of layered basic rocks in the Wanni Complex of Sri Lanka.Gondwana Research,4 (2), 174-178 (2001).

 


20
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Scapolite-bearing pyroxenites from the high-grade gneiss terrain of Sri Lanka. Gondwana Research,4 (2), 223-226 (2001).

 


21
Kehelpannala K.V.W. and Francis M.D.P.L. Vein graphite deposits of the Kegalle District, Sri Lanka: Further evidence for post-metamorphic, fluid deposited graphite. Gondwana Research,4(4), 655-656 (2001).

 


22
Kröner A., Collins A.S., Hegner E., Willner A.P., Muhongo S., and Kehelpannala K.V.W. The East African Orogen: New zircon and Nd ages and implications for Rodinia and Gondwana supercontinent formation and dispersal. Gondwana Research,4 (2), 179-181 (2001).

 


23
Miransky V.A., Shovkovy I.A., and Wijewardhana L.C.R. Bethe-Salpeter equation for diquarks in color flavor locked phase of cold dense QCD. Physical Review D˚,63, 056005 (2001).

 


24
Nanayakkara A. A new asymptotic energy expansion method. Physics LettersA˚,289, 39-43 (2001).

 


25
Van Nieuwenhove C., Merckx R., Van Holm L., and Vlassak K. Dinitrogen fixation activity of Azorhizobium caulinodansin the rice (Oryza sativa L.) rhizosphere assessed by nitrogen balance and nitrogen-15 dilution methods. Biology Fertility of Soils, 33: 25-32 (2001).

 


26
Ramanayake S. M. S. D.,Wanniarachchi W. A. V. R., and Tennakoon T. M. A. Axillary shoot proliferation and in vitro flowering in an adult giant bamboo, Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. Ex Munro. In vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology-Plant˚, 37, 667 – 671 (2001).

 


27
Rasamny M., Weinert M., Fernando G. W., and Watson R. E. Electronic structure and thermodynamics of defects in NiAl3. Physical Review B˚,64, 144107 (2001).

 


28
Seneviratne G. and Ekanayake E.M.H.G.S. A simple method of producing green manure Sesbania rostrata to achieve N synchrony in lowland rice. International Rice Research Notes, 26, 34-35 (2001).

 


29
Seneviratne G. Mitigating nitrous oxide emission in tropical agriculture: Myths and realities. Current Science˚,80, 117-118 (2001).

 


30
Smith K. K., Dharmaratne H. R. W., Feltenstein M. W., Broom S. L., Roach J. T., Nanayakkara N. P. D., Kahn I. A., and Sufka K. J.Anxiolytic effect of kava extracts and kavalactones in the chick social separation paradigm. Psychopharmacology˚,155, 86-90 (2001).

 


31
Tennakone K. and Bandara J. Photocatalytic activity of dye-sensitized tin(IV) oxide nanocrystalline particles attached to zinc oxide particles: Long distance electron transfer via ballistic transport of electrons across nanocrystallites. Applied Catalysis A: General˚, 208, 335-341 (2001).

 


32
Tennakone K.,Bandara J., Bandaranayake K.M.P., Kumara G.R.R.A., and Konno A.Enhanced efficiency of a dye-sensitized solar cell made from MgO-coated nanocrystalline SnO2. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics˚,40 (7B), L732-L734, (2001).

 


33
Tennakone K.,Perera V.P.S., Kottegoda I.R.M., de Silva L.A.A., Kumara G.R.R.A., and Konno A. Dye-sensitized solid-state photovoltaic cells: Suppresion of electron-hole recombination by deposition of dye on a thin insulating film in contact with a semiconductor. Journal of Electronic Materials˚,30, 993-996 (2001).

 


34
Tennakone K., Senadeera G.K.R., and Jayaweera P.V.V. Enhancement of the energy and quantum conversion efficiencies of a photoelectrochemical cell sensitized with a combination of cationic and anionic dyes. Current Science˚, 81 (1), 76-77 (2001).

 


35
Weerasooriya R. and Dharmasena B. Pyrite assisted degradation of trichoroethene(TCE)Chemosphere˚,42, 389-396 (2001).

 


36
Weerasooriya R., Aluthpatabendi D., and Tobschall H.J. Charge distribution multi-site complexation modeling of Pb(II) adsorption on gibbside. Colloids and Surfaces A, (189), 131-144 (2001).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 2000

1
Dias H.V.R. and Jin W.  Low Valent Gallium, Indium, and Tin Compounds that Contain a Highly Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand: Syntheses and Characterization of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz) 3]Ga, [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]In, and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz) 3]Sn(CF3SO3). Inorganic Chemistry, 39(4), 815-819 (2000).

 


2
Dias H.V.R., Polach S.A., and Wang Z. Coinage Metal Complexes of 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl) pyrazolate Ligand: Synthesis and Characterization of {[3,5-(CF3)2Pz]Cu}3 and {[3,5-((CF3)2Pz]Ag}3. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 103, 163-169 (2000).

 


3
Fernando G.W., Sevilla E.H., and Cooper B.R. Theoretical Study of Relativistic Effects in the Electronic Structure of Plutonium. Physical Review B, 61(19),12562-12565 (2000).

 


4
Fernando G.W., Watson R.E., Weinert M., Kocharian A., Ratnaweera A., and. Tennakone K. Magnetic Moment of Iron in Metallic Environments. Physical Review B,61(1), 375-381 (2000).

 


5
Herath H.M.T.B. and Athukoralage P.S.. Triterpenoids of Gordonia dassanayakei, Natural Product Sciences, 6(2),102-105 (2000).

 


6
Herath H.M.T.B. and de Silva Susila. New constituents from Gliricidia sepium, Fitoterapia, 71, 722-724 (2000).

 


7
Herath H.M.T.B., Athukoralage P.S., and Jamie J.F. Two oleanane triterpenoids from Gordonia ceylanica and their conversions to taraxarane triterpenoids. Phytochemistry, 54, 823-827 (2000).

 


8
Hoffman D.K., Gunaratne G.H., Zhiang D.S., and Kouri D.J. A method to Fourier Filter textured Images. Chaos, 10(1), 240-247 (2000).

 


9
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Nadeem M., Atta-ur-Rahman, and Choudhary M.I. 11-Hydroxyepipachysamine-E, A New steroidal alkaloid from Sarcococca brevifolia. Natural Product Letters, 14(4), 293-298, (2000).

 


10
Ramasamy M.S., Srikrishnaraj K.A., Hadjirin N., Perera S., and Ramasamy R. Physiological aspects of multiple blood feeding in the malaria vector Anophelese tessellatus. Journal of Insect Physiology, 46,1051-1059 (2000).

 


11
Seneviratne G. Litter nitrogen release in tropical agroecosystems. Current Science, 79(8), 1054 (2000).

 


12
Seneviratne G. Litter quality and nitrogen release in tropical agriculture: a synthesis. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 31,60-64 (2000).

 


13
Seneviratne G., Van Holm L.H.J. and Ekanayake E.M.H.G.S. Agronomic benefits of rhizobial inoculant use over nitrogen fertilizer application in tropical soybean. Field Crops Research, 68, 199-203 (2000).

 


14
Silva E.I.L.and Gamlath G.A.R.K. Catchment Characteristics and Water Quality of three Reservoirs (Victoria, Minneriya and Udawalawe) inSri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science,5, 55-73 (2000).

 


15
Silva E.I.L. and Schiemer F. Hydraulic Changes of three Reservoirs (Minneriya, Udawalawe and Victoria) in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 5, 75-86 (2000).

 


16
Silva E.I.L., Shimizu A.,and Matsunami H. Salt Pollution in a Japanese Stream and its Effects on Water Chemistry and Epilithic Algal Chlorophyll-a. Hydrobiologia, 437, 139-148 (2000).

 


17
Surendran S.N., Abhayawardana T.A., de Silva B.G.D.N.K., Ramasamy R., and Ramasamy M.S.Anopheles culicifacies Y chromosome dimorphism indicates sibling species (B and E) with different malaria vector potential in Sri Lanka. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 14, 437-440 (2000).

 


18
Tennakone K. and Bandara J. Multiphoton Semiconductor Photocatalysis. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 60, 361-365 (2000).

 


19
Tennakone K., Senadeera G.K.R., de Silva D.B.R.A., and Kottegoda I.R.M. Highly stable dye-sensitized solid-state solar cell with the semiconductor 4CuBr.3S(C4H9)2 as the hole collector. Applied Physics Letters, 77(13), 2367 (2000).

 


20
Van Nieuwenhove C., Van Holm L., Kulasooriya S.A., and Vlassak K. Establishment of Azorhizobium caulinodans in the rhizosphere of wetland rice (Oryza sativa L.). Biology Fertility of Soils, 31: 143-149 (2000).

 


21
Weerasooriya R. and Tobschall H.J. Mechanistic modeling of chromate adsorption onto goethite. Colloids and Surfaces, 162, 167-175(2000).

 


22
Weerasooriya R., Dharmasena B., and Aluthpatabendi D. Copper-gibbsite interactions: an application of the 1-pK surface complexation model. Colloids and Surfaces, 170, 65-77 (2000).

 


23
Wijesundara T.I.L., Van Holm L.H.J., and Kulasooriya S.A. Rhizobiology and nitrogen fixation of some tree legumes native to Sri Lanka. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 30: 535-543 (2000).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 1999

1
Balasuriya S. Lifetime and Illness in Almost Deterministic Maps.  Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 235, 274-294 (1999).

 


2
De Silva A.M., Dittus W.P.J., Amerasinghe P.H., and Amerasinghe F.P. Serologic Evidence for an Epizootic Dengue Virus infecting Toque Macaques (Macaca Sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. American Journal of Tropical Medicineand Hygiene, 60(2), 300-306 (1999).

 


3
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Perera D.S.C., Marasinghe G.P.K., and Jamie J. A chromene acid from Calophyllum cordato-oblongum. Phytochemistry,51, 111-113 (1999).

 


4
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Wickramasinghe C.S., and Marasinghe G.P.K. Distribution of Pyranocoumarins in Calophyllum moonii. Asian Coordinating Group for ChemicalResearch Communications, 8, 41-44 (1999).

 


5
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Wijesinghe W.M.N.M., and Thevanasem V. Antimicrobial activity of xanthones from Calophyllum species, against ethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureeus (MRSA). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 66,339-342 (1999).

 


6
Gunaratne G.H., Ratnaweera A., and Tennakone K. Emergence of Order in Textured Patterns. Physical ReviewE, 59, 5058-5064 (1999).

 


7
Herath H.M.T.B. and Athukoralage P.S. Triterpenoids and steroids from Gordoniya dassanayakei. Asian Coordinating Group for Chemical Research Communications, 9, 3-8 (1999).

 


8
Herath H.M.T.B. and Padmasiri W.W. Demethyldactyloidin and other constituents in Myristica ceylanica. Natural Product Letters, 14(2),141-146 (1999).

 


9
Iqbal M.C.M. and Moellers C. Double Haploids in Brassica napus L. breeding programs. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 2(4),1197-1202 (1999).

 


10
Jayasinghe U.L.B. and Fujimoto Y. Insecticidal saponin from Pometia eximia. Fitoterapia, 70, 87-88 (1999). *

 


11
Jayaweera P.M., Kumarasinghe A.R., and Tennakone K. Nanoporous TiO2 Photovoltaic Cell sensitized with Metalchromic triphenylmethane dye. Journal of Photochemistryand Photobiology A-Chemistry, 126, 111 (1999).

 


12
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Epigenetic vein graphite mineralization in the granulite terrain of Sri Lanka. Gondwana Research, 2, 654-657 (1999).

 


13
Kehelpannala K.V.W. and Ratnayake N.P. Evidence for post-metamorphic metasomatism of high-grade orthogneisses from Sri Lanka. Gondwana Research, 2, 167-184 (1999).

 


14
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Shear zone-controlled charnockitization, retrogression and metasomatism of high-grade rocks. Gondwana Research, 2, 573-577 (1999).

 


15
Kumara G.R.R.A., Sultanbawa F.M., Perera V.P.S., Kottegoda I.R.M., and Tennakone K. Continuous flow photochemical reactor for solar decontamination of water using unmobilized TiO2. SolarEnergy Materials and Solar Cells, 58,167-171 (1999).

 


16
Madurapperuma W.S. and Kumaragamage D. Evaluation of AB-DTPA Extractant for the Estimation of Plant Available Macro and Micro Nutrients in Acidic and Neutral Soils. Journal of Soil Science, Sri Lanka, 11 (1999).

 


17
Moellers C., Nehlin L., Glimelius K., and Iqbal M.C.M. Influence of in vitro culture conditions on glucosinolates compositions of microspore-derived embryos of Brassica napus. Physiologia Plantarum, 107, 441-449 (1999).  

 


18
Nathaneal S. and Silva E.I.L. Natural and anthropogenic determinants of colonization of cichlids in the Victoria Reservoir. Sri Lanka Journal of Agriculture Sciences,36, 1-14 (1999).

 


19
Palacios, Gorman M.E., and Gunaratne G.H. Modal Decomposition of Hopping States in Cellular Flames. Chaos,9, 755-767 (1999).

 


20
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. and Kovoor A. In vitro micrografting of cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.). Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, 74(2),265-268 (1999).

 


21
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. Viability of excised embryos, shoot proliferation and in-vitro flowering in a species of rattan Calamus thwaitesii Becc. Journal of HorticulturalScience and Biotechnology, 74(5), 594-601 (1999).

 


22
Ramasamy R., Kanagaratnam R., Chandanie P.D.F., Kulachelvy K., Ramasamy M.S. and Dharmasena P.M. Model multiple antigenic and homopolymeric peptides from non-repetitive sequences of malaria merozoite proteins elicit biologically irrelevant antibodies. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta,1453, 115-125 (1999).  

 


23
Ramasamy R., Yasawardena S.G., Kanagaratnam R., Buratti E., Baralle F.E., and   Ramasamy M.S. Antibodies to a merozoite surface protein promote multiple invasion of red blood cells by malaria parasites. Parasite Immunology,21, 397-407(1999).

 


24
Ramasamy R., Yasawardene S.G., Kanagaratnam R., Buratti E., Baralle F.E., and Ramasamy M.S. Mammalian cell expression of malaria merozoite surface proteins and experimental DNA and RNA immunisation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1453, 1-13 (1999).

 


25
Seneviratne G. A cheap way to control N2O in agriculture. Ambio, 28, 378 (1999).

 


26
Seneviratne G., Van Holm L.H.J., and Ekanayake E.M.H.G.S. Effect of peat and coirdust-based rhizobial inoculants on the nodulation, plant growth and yield of Soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merial) cv PB 1. Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension,2,133-135 (1999).

 


27
Seneviratne G., Van Holm L.H.J., Balachandra L.J.A., and Kulasooriya S.A. Differential effects of soil properties on leaf nitrogen release. Biology and Fertility ofSoils, 28, 238-243 (1999).

 


28
Shovkovy I. and Wijewardhana L.C.R. On gap equations and colour-flavor locking in cold dense QCD with three massless flavors. Physics Letters B, 470, 189-199 (1999).

 


29
Silva E.I.L. Status of Surface Water Quality in Sri Lanka. SCOPE, 82, 111-124 (1999).

 


30
Silva E.I.L. and Davies R.W. The Effects of Simulated Irrigation Induced Changes in Salinity on Metabolism of Lotic Biota. Hydrobiologia,416, 193-202 (1999).

 


31
Silva E.I.L. and Wijeyaratne M.J.S. The Occurrence of Cyanobacteria in the Reservoirs of the Mahaweli River Basin in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 4, 51-60 (1999).

 


32
Tennakone K., Kottegoda I.R.M., De Silva L.A.A., and Perera V.P.S. The possibility of ballistic electron transport in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline particle aggregates. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 14, 975-978 (1999).

 


33
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., and Perera V.P.S. An Efficient Dye-sensitized Photoelectrochemical Solar Cell made from Oxides of Tin and Zinc. Chemical Communications, 15-16, (1999).

 


34
Tennakone K., Perera V.P.S., Kottegoda I.R.M., and Kumara G.R.R.A. A Dye-sensitized solid-state photovoltaic cell based on composite zinc oxide/tin(IV) oxide film. Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics 32, 374-379 (1999).

 


35
Tennakone K., Senadeera G.K.R., Perera V.P.S., Kottegoda I.R.M., and de Silva L.A.A. Dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells based on porous SnO2/ZnO composite and TiO2 films with a polymer electrolyte. Chemistry of Materials, American ChemicalSociety, 11,2474-2477 (1999).

 


36
Weerasinghe P.A., Wijesekara M.L.M.C., and Van Holm L.H.J. Use of isozymes to differentiate growth categories of Pericopsis mooniana trees. Journal of BiologiaPlantarum,42,541-547 (1999).

 


37
Weerasooriya R. and Priyadharshanee V. Kinetics of Cadmium - fulvic acid complexation. Chemosphere, 38(8), 1851-1854 (1999).

 


38
Weerasooriya R. and Tobschall H.J. Modeling the Cd(II) adsorption onto goethite.Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 68, 169-177 (1999).

 


39
Weerasooriya R. and Wickramarathna H.U.S. Modeling Anion Adsorption on kaolinite. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 213, 395-399 (1999).

 


40
Weerasooriya R., Namarathna S.Y., and Pathirana A. Copper-fulvate interactions in simulated environmental systems, Part II: metal complexation kinetics. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 56, 771-784 (1999).

 


41
Zhang D.S., Ei G.W., Kouri D.J., Hoffman D.K., Gorman M.E., Palacios A., and Gunaratne G.H. Integrating the Kuramoto-Sivashinsky Equation in Polar Coordinates: Application of the Distributed Approximating Functional Approach. Physical ReviewE, 60, 3353-3360 (1999).

 


42
Zhang D.S., Kouri D.J., Hoffman D.K., and Gunaratne G.H. Distributed Approximating Functional Treatment of Noisy Signals. Computer Physics Communications, 120, 1-12 (1999).

 


43
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Herath H.M.A.S., and Joanne Jamie. Anti-inflammatory agent from Xanthoxylum rhest. Asian Coordinating Group for Chemical ResearchCommunications, 8, 16-18 (1999).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 1998

1
Appelquist T.,  Ratnaweera A., Terning J., and  Wijewardhana L.C.R.  Phase structure of a SU(N) gauge theory with Nf  flavors. Physical  Review,  D 58, 105017 (1998).

 


2
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Sajeevani J.R.D.M., Marasinghe G.P.K., and Ekanayake E.M.H.G.S. Distribution of Pyranocoumarins in Calophyllum cordato-oblongum. Phytochemistry, 49(4), 995-998 (1998).

 


3
Dharmaratne H.R.W., Wanigasekera W.M.A.P., Mata-Greenwood E., and Pezzuto J. M. Inhibition of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 Reverse Transcriptase activity by cordatolides isolated from Calophyllum cordato-oblongum. PlantaMedica, 64, 460-461 (1998).

 


4
Dittus W.P.J. Birth sex ratios in toque macaques and other mammals: integrating the effects of maternal condition and competition. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 44, 149-160 (1998).

 


5
Herath H.M.T.B. and Athukoralage P.S. Oleanane triterpenoids from Gordonia ceylanica. Natural Product Sciences, 4(4), 253-256 (1998).

 


6
Herath H.M.T.B., Dassanayake R.S., Priyadarshani A.M.A., Susila De Silva, Wannigama G.P., and Joanne Jamie. Isoflavonoids and a pterocarpan from Gliricidia sepium. Phytochemistry, 47(1), 117-119 (1998).

 


7
Herath H.M.T.B., Priyadarshani A.M.A., and Joanne Jamie. Dactyloidin, a new diarylnonanoid from Myristica dactyloides. Natural Product Letters, 12(2), 91-95 (1998).

 


8
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Fujimoto Y., and Hostettmann K. Molluscicidal Saponins from Pometia eximia. Natural Product Letters, 12(2),135-138 (1998).

 


9
Jayasinghe U.L.B., Nadeem M., Att-Ur-Rahman., Choudhary M.I., Ratnayake H.D., and Amtul Z. New antibacterial steroidal alkaloids from Sarcococca brevifolia.Natural Product Letters, 12(2), 103-109 (1998).

 


10
Jones R.E. and Gunaratne G.H. Characterization of labyrinthine patterns and their evolution. Journal of Statistical Physics, 93, 427-447 (1998).

 


11
Kanagaratnam R., Misura K., Rabowski G., Ramasamy R. Malaria merozoite surface protein antisense oligodeoxynucleosides lack antisense activity but function as polyanions to inhibit red cell invasion. International Journal of Biochemistryand Cell Biology,30, 979-985 (1998).

 


12
Kehelpannala K.V.W. The mechanism of post-metamorphic metasomatism of orthogneisses from Ambagaspitiya, Sri Lanka. Journal of the Geological Society of SriLanka, 7, 23-36 (1998).

 


13
Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L. Socio-economics of the fish marketing system at the Victoria reservoir. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 3, 51-57 (1998).

 


14
Perera K.T.M.S., Somasiri L.L.W., and Jayakody A.N. Use of a Cation Exchange Resin for Determination of Plant Available Micro Nutrients in Upland Soils of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, 10, 74-88 (1998).

 


15
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. and Yakandawala K. Incidence of flowering, Death and Phenology of development in the giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. Ex Munro). Annals of Botany,82, 779-785 (1998).  

 


16
Rasamny M., Valiev M., and Fernando G.W. Interatomic potentials via the effective action formalism. Physical Review, B 58(15), 9700-9704 (1998).

 


17
Seneviratne G. and Van Holm L.H.J. CO2, CH4 and N2O emissions from a wetted tropical upland soil following surface mulch application. Soil BiologyandBiochemistry, 30(12),1619-1622 (1998).

 


18
Seneviratne G., Van Holm L.H.J. and Kulasooriya S.A. Quality of different mulch materials and their decomposition and N release under low moisture regimes. Biologyand Fertility of Soils,26, 136-140 (1998).

 


19
Silva E.I.L. Water Chemistry of the Nilambe Oya, a Tributary in the Central Mahaweli Valley of Sri Lanka 1. Some Physicochemical Characteristics. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 3, 119-133 (1998).

 


20
Silva E.I.L. Water Chemistry of the Nilambe Oya, a Tributary in the Central Mahaweli Valley of Sri Lanka 2. Phosphorus, Nitrate and Nitrite concentrations. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 3, 135-143 (1998).

 


21
Tennakone K. and Wijayantha K.G.U. Heavy-metal extraction from aqueous medium with an immobilized TiO2 photocatalyst and a solid sacrificial agent. Journal of Photochemistry andPhotobiology A: Chemistry, 113, 89-92 (1998).

 


22
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., Wijayantha K.G.U., and Perera V.P.S. A solidstate photovoltaic cell Sensitized with a Ruthenium Bipyridal Complex. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics,31, 1492-1496 (1998).

 


23
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., Perera V.P.S., Aponsu G.M.L.P., and Wijayantha K.G.U. Deposition of thin conducting films of Cul on glass. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 55, 283-289 (1998).

 


24
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., Perera V.P.S., and Weerasundara P.S.R.S. Sensitization of nano-porous films of TiO2 with santalin (Red Sandalwood Pigment) and construction of dye-sensitized solid state photovoltaic cells. Journal ofPhotochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 117, 137-142 (1998).

 


25
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., Perera V.P.S., and Aponsu G.M.L.P. Nano-porous n-TiO2/selenium/p-CuCNS photovoltaic cell. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 31, 2326-2330 (1998).

 


26
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Wijayantha K.G.U., Kottegoda I.R.M., Perera V.P.S., and Aponsu G.M.L.P. Nano-porous solid-state photovoltaic cell sensitized with tannin. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 13, 134-138 (1998).

 


27
Vandenhove H., Perera S., Maduraperuma S., and Merckx R. Phosphate sorption by Sri Lankan soils used for rice production: Relation between tempkin sorption coefficients and soil and plant parameters. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad), 75(3), 355-362 (1998).

 


28
Weerasooriya R. and Namarathna S.Y. Copper-fulvate interactions in simulated environmental systems, Part I: Model calibration by Fluorescence quenching. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 56, 15-27 (1998).

 


29
Weerasooriya R., Wickramarathna H.U.S., and Dharmagunawardhana H.A. Surface complexation modeling of fluoride adsorption onto kaolinite. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical & Engineering Aspects,,144, 267-273 (1998).

 


30
Xiongwei Shi, Athula B. Attygalle, Adam Liwo, Ming-Hong Hao, Jerrold Meinwald, Dharmaratne H. R.W., and Wanigasekera W.M.A.P. Absolute Stereochemistry of Soulattrolide and Its Analogues. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 63(4), 1233-1238 (1998).

 


31
Zubair L. An assessment of environmental impact assessment in Sri Lanka. Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 27(1): 82-88 (1998).

 


32
Zubair L. Variation of surface winds at Hambantota from April 1990 to March 1991. Journal of the National Science Council, Sri Lanka, 26(3), 235-245 (1998).

 


33
Appelquist T., Ratnaweera A., Terning J., and Wijewardhana L.C.R. Phase structure of a SU(N) gauge theory with Nf flavors. Physical Review, D 58, 105017 (1998).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 1997

1
Dharmaratne H.R.W. and Wanigasekera W.M.A.P.  Soulattrolide an inhibitor of HIV 1 Reverse Transcriptase from Calophyllum cordato-oblongum. Asian Coordinating Group for Chemical Research Communications, 6, 13-15 (1997).

 


2
Dharmaratne H.R.W. and Wijesinghe W.M.N.M. A trioxygenated diprenylated chromenxanthone from Calophyllum moonii. Phytochemistry, 46(7), 1293-1295 (1997).

 


3
Dharmaratne H.R.W.,Jayasinghe U.L.B., Weerawardhena W.D.P.P., HerathH.M.T.B., and Fujimoto Y. Chemical Investigation of Ipomoea mauritiana. Asian CoordinatingGroup for Chemical Research Communications, 6,39-41 (1997).

 


4
Diyabalanage T.K.K., Jayasinghe U.L.B., Simmonds P.M., Wannigama G.P., and Wickramasinghe A. Chemical investigation of Terminalia catappa. Asian CoordinatingGroup for Chemical Research Communications, 6, 26-28 (1997).

 


5
Diyabalanage T.K.K., Jayasinghe U.L.B., Simmonds P.M., and Wannigama G.P. A quinovic acid glycoside from Uncaria elliptica. Asian Coordinating Group forChemical Research Communications, 6,29-32 (1997).

 


6
Diyabalanage T.K.K., Mallika Kumarihamy B.M.M., Wannigama G.P.,Jayasinghe U.L.B. Lucio Merlini and Leonardo Scaglioni. Alkaloids of Uncaria elliptica. Phytochemistry, 45(8), 1731-1732 (1997).

 


7
Herath H.M.T.B. and Priyadarshani A.M.A. Lignans from Myristica dactyloides.Phytochemistry, 44(4), 699-703 (1997).

 


8
Herath H.M.T.B. A lignan and aryl alkanones from root bark of Myristica Ceylanica. Journal of the National Science Council, 25(1), 69-72 (1997).

 


9
Keane B., Dittus W.P.J., and Melnick D.J. Paternity assessment in wild groups of toque macaques (Macaca sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka using molecular markers. Molecular Ecology 6,267-282 (1997).

 


10
Kehelpannala K.V.W. Deformation of a High-Grade Gondwana Fragment, Sri Lanka. Gondwana Research, 1,47-68 (1997).

 


11
Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L.   The Proximate composition and element spectrum of the flesh of the three cichlid species in the Victoria Reservoir.Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 2,89-93 (1997).

 


12
Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L. Changing trends in the Fishery of the Victoria Reservoir. Tropical Agricultural Research, 9, 108-117(1997).

 


13
Ramanayake S.M.S.D. and Yakandawala K. Micropropagation of the giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus Munro) from nodal explants of field grown culms. Plant Science, 129,213–223 (1997).

 


14
Ramasamy M.S., Kulasekera R., Wanniarachchi I.C., Srikrishnaraj K.A. and Ramasamy R. Interactions of human malaria parasites Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum with the midgut of Anopheles mosquitoes.Medical and Veterinary Entomology,11, 290-296 (1997).

 


15
Ramasamy R. and Rajakaruna R. Association of malaria with inactivation of 1,3 galactosyl transferase in catarrhines.Biochimica et Biophysica Acta,1360, 241-246 (1997).

 


16
Ramasamy R., Wanniarachchi I.C., Srikrishnaraj K.A., and Ramasamy M.S. Mosquito midgut glycoproteins and recognition sites for malaria parasites. Biochimica et BiophysicaActa,1361,114-122 (1997).

 


17
Silva E.I.L. and Davies R.W. The effects of irrigation effluent on a Western Canadian Prairie River. Hydrobiologia, 344, 103-109 (1997).

 


18
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kottegoda I.R.M., and Wijayantha K.G.U. The photostability of dye-sensitized solid-state photovoltaic cells: Factors determining the stability of the pigment in a nanoporous n-TiO2/cyanidin/p-Cul cell. SemiconductorScience and Technology,12, 128-132 (1997).

 


19
Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Wijayantha K.G.U., Kottegoda I.R.M., Perera V.P.S., Aponsu G.M.L.P. A nanoporous solid state photovoltaic cell sensitized with copper chlorophyllin. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry,108, 175-177 (1997).

 


20
Tennakone K., Kumarasinghe A.R.,. Kumara G.R.R.A., Wijayantha K.G.U., and Sirimanne P.M. Nanoporous TiO2 photoanode sensitized with the flower pigment cyanidin. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 108,193-195 (1997).

 


21
Tennakone K., Tilakaratna C.T.K., and Kottegoda I.R.M. Photomineralization of carbofuran by TiO2 supported catalyst. Water Research, 31(8), 1909-1912 (1997).

 


Publications in Refereed journals in year 1996

1
Bamber R.N., Ariyananda T., and Silva E.I.L. A new genus and species of Apseudomorph Tanaidacean from Sri Lanka. Asian Marine Biology, 13, 133-140 (1996).

 


2
Dharmaratne H.R.W., and Wanigasekera W.M.A.P. Xanthones from root bark of Calophyllum thwaitesii. Phytochemistry,42(1), 249-250 (1996).

 


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Dharmaratne H.R.W., Wanigasekera W.M.A.P., and Amarasekera A.S. Batukinaxanthone, a new trioxygenated diprenylated chromenxanthone from Calophyllum thwaitesii. Natural Product Letters, 8, 241-243 (1996).

 


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Herath H.M.T.B. and Priyadarshani A.M.A. Two lignans and an aryl alkanone from Myristica dactyloides. Phytochemistry, 42(5), 1439-1442 (1996).

 


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Manuweera L. and Silva E.I.L. Histamine levels of pelagic fish sold in Sri Lanka fish markets. Journal of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, 1,119-125 (1996).

 


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Nagendran K. and Ramasamy R. Isotypes of naturally acquired antibodies to a repetitive and non-repetitive epitope on Plasmodium falciparum surface proteins in an endemic area of Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 103, 142-145 (1996).  

 


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Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L. Food and Nest Site Availability: An Indicator of the Colonization of a Highland Reservoir in Sri Lanka by Three Species of Cichlids. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences 1, 81-90 (1996).

 


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Nathanael S. and Silva E.I.L. Distribution of Exotic Cichlids in the Victoria Reservoir, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 1, 91-101 (1996).

 


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Ramasamy M.S., Kulasekera R., Srikrishnaraj K.A., and Ramasamy R. Different effects of modulation of mosquito (Diptera: Culcidae) trypsin activity on the infectivity of two human malaria (Hemosporidia: Plasmodidae) parasites. Journal of Medical Entomology, 33(5), 777-782 (1996).

 


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Ramasamy M.S., Raschid L., Srikrishnaraj K.A., and Ramasamy R. Antimidgut antibodies inhibit peritrophic membrane formation in the posterior midgut of Anopheles tessellatus (Diptera: Culcidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 33, 162-164 (1996).

 


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Ramasamy R., Kanagaratnam R., Misiura K., Rebowski G., Amerakoon R., and Stec W.J. Anti-Sense Oligodeoxynucleoside Phosphorothioates Nonspecifically Inhibit Invasion of Red Blood Cells by Malaria Parasites. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 218, 930-933 (1996).

 


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Tennakone K. and Kottegoda I.R.M. Photocatalytic mineralization of paraquat dissolved in water by TiO2 supported on polythene and polypropylene films. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology,93, 79-81 (1996).

 


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Tennakone K. and Wijayantha K.G.U. Photocatalytic purification of water contaminated with lead using polypropylene films coated with TiO2. Ceylon Journal ofScience (Physical Science),3,1-6 (1996).

 


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Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kumarasinghe A.R., Sirimanna P.M. The enhancement of the photocurrent of a methyl violet sensitized cuprous iodide photocathode by b-cyclodextrin. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 96,167-169 (1996).

 


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Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., Kumarasinghe A.R., Sirimanna P.M., and Wijayantha K.G.U. Efficient photosensitization of nanocrystalline TiO2 films by tannins and related phenolic substances. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 94,217-220 (1996).

 


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Tennakone K., Kumara G.R.R.A., and Wijayantha K.G.U. The suppression of the recombination of photogenerated carriers in a dye-sensitized nano-porous solid-state photovoltaic cell. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 11, 1737-1739 (1996).

 


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