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Dr. Anita Mohan
Associate Professor
Department of Physics, IIT (BHU)
amohan.app@iitbhu.ac.in
9415913888
Area of Interest: 
Physics and Diagnostic of Solar Atmosphere, EUV and X-Ray Emission Processes, and Interdisciplinary: Synthesis & Characterization of Composites, Tribology

Associate Professor Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India, www.iitbhu.ac.in Email: amohan.app@iitbhu.ac.in, am_anitamohan@yahoo.com Telephone : +91 9415913888(mobile)

Have been associated with the department since 1996 and have been involved in teaching at undergraduate level. Joined department as regular faculty in 2004 and since then my teaching area has been Electromagnetics, Semiconductors, Instrumentation, Atmospheric Physics.

PhD Guided: 1 and guiding: 2 as supervisor and 2 as co-supervisor.
M.Tech. Guided 22
Member Professional Society:

  • International Astronomical Union (IAU)
  • Astronomical Society of India (ASI)

Papers/Book Chapters/articles (Refereed):
63. Narendra Kumar, Gaurav Gautam, R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan and Sunil Mohan, 
      A Study on Mechanical Properties and Strengthening Mechanisms of AA5052/ZrB2 insitu Composite
     Journal of Engineering Materials and technology-Transaction of ASME 139, pp. 011002-1-011002-8(2017).
62. Narendra Kumar, Gaurav Gautam, R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan and Sunil Mohan
      High temperature tribology of AA5052/ZrB2 PAMCs,
      Journal of Tribology-Transaction of ASME139, pp. 011601-1-011601-12(2017).
61. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R. K. Gautam and S. Mohan
       Synthesis and Characterization of Tri-aluminide insitu Composites 
       Journal of Material Science 51, pp. 8055-8074(2016).
 60. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R. K. Gautam and S. Mohan
       High Temperature Tensile and Tribological Behaviour of Hybrid (ZrB2+Al3Zr)/AA5052 Insitu Composite
       Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 47 A, pp. 4709-4720(2016).
59. G. Gautam, N. Kumar , A. Mohan, R.K. Gautam and S. Mohan
       Strengthening mechanisms of (Al3Zrmp+ZrB2np)/AA5052 hybrid composites,
       Journal of Composite Materials, DOI10.1177/0021998316631811(2016).
58. S. Mohan, GauravGautam, Narendra Kumar, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan and Ashish Kr. Jaiswal
      Dry sliding wear behavior of Al-SiO2 composites,
      Composite Interfaces 23, pp. 493-502(2016).
57. Anita Mohan,Gaurav Gautam, Narendra Kumar , Sunil Mohan and R. K. Gautam
      Synthesis and tribological properties of AA5052 base insitu composites,
      Composite Interfaces23, pp. 503-518(2016).
56. Narendra Kumar, GauravGautam, R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan and Sunil Mohan
      Wear, friction and profilometerstudies of insitu AA5052/ZrB2 composites,
      Tribology International 97,  pp. 313–326(2016).
55. G. Gautam, N. Kumar , A. Mohan, R.K. Gautamand S. Mohan
      Tribology and surface topography of tri-aluminide reinforced composites,
      Tribology International 97, pp. 49–58(2016).
54. Narendra Kumar, GauravGautam, R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan and Sunil Mohan
      Synthesis and characterization of TiB2 reinforced aluminium matrix composites: A Review,
       Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series D97, pp. 233-253(2015).
53. GauravGautam and Anita Mohan
      Wear and friction of AA5052-Al3Zr insitu composites synthesized by direct melt reaction
      Journal of Tribology-Transaction of ASME 138pp. 021602-1-021602-12(2015).
52. Gaurav Gautam and Anita Mohan
      Effect of ZrB2 Particles on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Hybrid (ZrB2+Al3Zr)/AA5052in situ Composites
      Journal of Alloys and Compounds 649, 174-183, (2015).
51. Sunil Mohan, R. K. Gautam and A. Mohan
      Tribology and Aluminium Matrix Composites
      In “Processing Techniques and Tribological Behaviour of Composite Materials
     Editor: Dr. R. Tyagi and Prof. J. Paulo Davim, pp. 127-150, Publisher: IGI Global, USA, (2015).
50. Sunil Mohan and Anita Mohan 
       Wear, friction and prevention of tribo-surfaces by coatings/ nanocoatings. 
       InAnti-Abrasive Nanocoatings: Current and Future Applications”
       Editor: Dr. M Aliofkhazraei, pp. 3-22, Copyright: Elsevier Ltd. ( 2015)
49. A. K. Srivastava, P. Konkol, K. Murawski, B. N. Dwivedi and A. Mohan
      On Thermal-Pulse-Driven Plasma Flows in Coronal Funnels as Observed by Hinode/EUV Imaging Spectrometer (EIS)
      Solar Phys., 289: 4501-4515, DOI 10.1007/s11207-014-0584-9, (2014).
48. B. N. Dwivedi, A. K. Srivastava and Anita Mohan
      Possible signature of Alfvén wave dissipation in the localized magnetic funnels of the equatorial solar corona
      Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan (PASJ), 66 (SPI), 1–11, doi: 10.1093/pasj /psu 087 (2014).
47. Rahul Agarwal, Anita Mohan, Sunil Mohan & R. K. Gautam
      Synthesis and Characterization of Anodized Al/Al3Fe Nanocomposite for Tribological Applications.
      ASME Journal of Tribology, 136, 012001-1 to 012001-9, (2014).
46. B. N. Dwivedi, A. K. Srivastava and Anita Mohan
      Estimation of Plasma Properties and Magnetic Field in a Prominence-like Structure as Observed by SDO/AIA
      IAUS300, Cambridge Journals, 8, 405-407 doi:10.1017/S1743921313011290, (2013).
 45. R. K. Gautam,  Manvandra Kumar Singh, Anita Mohan  & Sunil Mohan
       Development of Copper Based Tungsten Carbide (WC) Nano -Composite and their Mechanical and Tribological Properties
       in “Recent Advances in Composite Materials”, Ed. V.K.Srivastava, First edition, Bloomsbury Publishing India, Pvt. Ltd. pp. 301-309 (2013).
 44. R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan and Sunil Mohan
      Fabrication and Characterisation of Al-Al2O3 Composite by Mechanical Alloying.
      Materials Science Forum, 736, 81-97 (2013)
 43. S. Sarkar, A. Mohan, C. K. Behera and S. Mohan
      Comparative study of sliding wear characteristics of Ni and N austenitic steels
      Tribology – Materials, Surfaces and Interfaces, 3, No.2, 92-96 (2009) 
  42. A. Mohan
        VUV Spectroscopy of Solar Plasma
         In “Physics of the Sun and its Atmosphere”, eds. B. N. Dwivedi & Udit Narain Published by World Scientific (Singapore), 109-126 (2008)
 41. B.N. Dwivedi and A. Mohan
       First Tomographic View of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs)
       Current Science ,88, No.5, 688-690 (2005)
 40. B.N. Dwivedi and A. Mohan
       The Sun’s Mysteries from Space --- II
       Resonance 10, No. 1, 6-16 (2005).
 39. B.N. Dwivedi and A. Mohan
      The Sun’s Mysteries from Space --- I
      Resonance 9, No. 12, 14-24 (2004).
 38. B.N. Dwivedi, A. Mohan and E. Landi
       FIP Effect and FIP-Dependent Bias in the Solar Corona
       in Stars as Suns: Activity, Evolution and Planets, A.K. Dupree and A.O. Benz (eds.) ASP Conf. Ser. 219, 493-497 (2004).
 37. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
       Composition of the Solar Atmosphere
       Current Science, 86, 921-929 (2004).
 36. Anita Mohan, E. Landi and B.N. Dwivedi
       On the EUV/UV Plasma Diagnostics for Nitrogen-like Ions from Spectra Obtained by SOHO/SUMER
       Astrophysical Journal, 582, 1162-1171 (2003).
 35. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and K. Wilhelm
       Vacuum-Ultraviolet Emission Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasmas in ‘Dynamic Sun’, ed. B.N. Dwivedi,
       Cambridge University Press, pp. 353-373, (2003).
 34. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and V.S. Pandey
       MHD Seismology of the solar Corona
       Current Science, 84, No.11, 1388-1390 (2003).
 33. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
       EUV Diagnostics for Boron-like Ions from Spectra Obtained by SUMER/SOHO
       Bull. Astron. Soc. India 30, 589-590 (2002).
 32. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and E. Landi
       EUV Plasma Diagnostics for Nitrogen-like Ions from Spectra Obtained by SUMER/SOHO
       European Space Agency (ESA), SP-505, 397-400 (2002).
 31. B.N. Dwivedi, E. Landi and Anita Mohan
       Looking for the FIP Effect in EUV Spectra in Recent Insights into the Physics of the Sun and Heliosphere,
       
P. Brekke, B. Fleck and J.B. Gurman (eds.)
       ASP Conf. Ser. 200, 356-358 (2001).
 30. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
       Why is the Sun’s Corona so Hot? X-rays and Ultraviolet Emission from the Solar Atmosphere
       Current Science 81, 349-355 (2001).
 29. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and K. Wilhelm
       On the Electron Temperatures, Densities and Hot Ions in Coronal Hole Plasma Observed by SUMER on SOHO
       Adv. Space Res. 25, 1751-1756 (2000).
 28. Anita Mohan, B.N. Dwivedi and E. Landi
       Electron Density and Temperatures Measurements, and Abundance Anomalies in the Solar Atmosphere
      J. Astrophys. Astron. 21, 407-411 (2000).
 27. Anita Mohan, E. Landi and B.N. Dwivedi
       FIP Effect Measurements in the Off-limb Corona Observed by SUMER on SOHO
       Astronomy & Astrophysics, 364, 835-844 (2000).
 26. B.N. Dwivedi, A.K. Gupta  and Anita Mohan
       N II and O III Line Ratios on the Sun
      Ind. Journ. Phys. 73B(1), 19-23 (1999).
 25. Anita Mohan, B.N. Dwivedi and P.K. Raju
       Density and Temperature Diagnostics of Solar Emission Lines from Ne V/Mg V and Si VII/Mg VII Ions
       J. Astrophys. Astron. 20, 51-65 (1999).
 24. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and K. Wilhelm
      A New Sun : Probing Solar Plasmas in the EUV Light from SUMER/SOHO
      Current Science 77, No. 11, 1521-1529 (1999).
 23. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
       FIP Effect in the Solar Active Region Observed by SERTS
       European Space Agency (ESA), SP-446, 495-498 (1999).
 22. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and R.J. Thomas
       Spectral Diagnostics of the Active Region Observed by the Solar EUV Rocket Telescope and Spectrograph (SERTS)
       Solar Physics 180, 157-178 (1998).
 21. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
      Magnetic Reconnection on the Sun : Ultraviolet Observations of Bi-directional Plasma Jets
      Current Science 74, No. 1, 10-12 (1998).
 20. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
       Polar Plumes and the Solar Wind : New Clues from SUMER/SOHO
      Current Science 74, No. 6, 499-501 (1998).
 19. B.N. Dwivedi, A.K. Gupta and Anita Mohan
       Solar Plasma Line Diagnostics from Ne IV, Na V and Al VII Ions
       Bull. Astron. Soc. India 26, 693-700 (1998).
 18. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
       Probing the Solar Plasma through Ratio-Ratio Diagnostic Technique-Ne V Emission Lines
       Current Science 75, No. 12, 1372-1373 (1998).
 17. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and P.K. Raju
       On the Line Ratio Diagnostics for Ne V, Mg V, Si VII and Mg VII Solar Ions
       Adv. Space Res. 20, No. 12, 2271-2274 (1997).
 16. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
      SOHO Hunts Elusive Solar Prey
      Current Science 72, No. 7, 437-440 (1997).
 15. Anita Mohan
       Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasmas (Thesis Abstract)
       The Observatory 117, No. 1138, 174-175 (1997).
 14. Anita Mohan
       EUV Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasma
       Bull. Astron. Soc. India 26, 279-281 (1998).
 13. A.K. Gupta, Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
      On the EUV Line Diagnostics from N III Solar Ion
      Bull. Astron. Soc. India 25, 247-251 (1997).
12. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
      'FIP-effect' - in the Solar and Stellar Coronae
      Current Science 70, No. 8, 693-694 (1996).
 11. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
       Plasma Diagnostics Applicable to CDS/SUMER Observations from SOHO
      Current Science 70, No. 8, 709-718 (1996).
 10. Anita Mohan and B.N. Dwivedi
      Si VII/Mg VII and Si IX/Mg IX Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasma
      Solar Physics 167, 145-151 (1996).
 9. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and A.K. Gupta
    Spectroscopic Diagnostics for N III Ion
    Astrophys. Space Sci. 243, 163 (1996).
 8. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
     Diagnostics of Solar Ions : Ne VI, Mg VI, Si VIII and Mg VIII Observed by SERTS
     Solar Physics 156, 81-94 (1995).
 7. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
    On the Electron Density in a Coronal Hole
    Solar Physics 156, 197-199 (1995).
 6. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
    Theoretical Ne VI/Mg VI Line Diagnostics for SUMER
    Solar Physics 157, 135-140 (1995).
 5. B.N. Dwivedi and Anita Mohan
    Line Diagnostics for Ne V and Mg V Solar Ions
    Solar Physics 158, 237-248 (1995).
 4. B.N. Dwivedi, Anita Mohan and A.K. Gupta
     Spectroscopic Diagnostics for N III Ion
     Solar Physics 161, 241-249 (1995).
 3. Anita Srivastava, S. Mohan, V. Agarwala and R.C. Agarwala
     Factors influencing the Deposition Rate of Ni-B Electroless Films
     Z. Metallkd. 83, 251-253 (1992).
 2. Anita Srivastava, S. Mohan, Vijaya Agarwala and R.C. Agarwala
    On the Crystallization Behaviour of An Amorphous Ni-17.8 at.% B Electroless Deposit
    Z. Metallkd. 83, 254-257 (1992).
 1. Anita Srivastava and Vijaya Agarwala
     Composite Materials and Their Applications
     Science and Technology, Dissemination Lecture Series, IWSA, Roorkee, 23-30 (1992).
 
Papers (or Abstracts) in Conference Proceedings:
 
1. “On the Signature of Alfvén Wave Dissipation in the Localized Coronal Funnel as a Source of Nascent Solar Wind”. Presented at "The seventh             Hinode science meeting, 12-15 November  2013, Takayama Japan".
 2. Gaurav Gautam  and Anita Mohan
    Microstructure and tensile behaviorof Al-Mg/Al3Zr in-situ composites
    52nd National Metallurgists’ Day, 68th Annual Technical Meeting of The Indian Institute of Metals 12-15 November (2014),College of Engineering,        Pune ,India
 3. Gaurav Gautam and  Anita Mohan
    Microstructure and Tensile Behaviour of Al3Zr/Al-Mg in-situ Composites
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Multifunctional Materials, Structures and Applications (ICMMSA-2014), In Collaboration with                University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, MO 65211,USA, Organized by Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR), Motilal Nehru National 
    Institute of Technology,  Allahabad, India. December 22-24, 2014, ISBN(13):978-93-392-2019-8, pp 26-29.
 4. Gaurav Gautam, Narendra Kumar and Anita Mohan
     Influence of Tri-aluminide Intermetallics on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of an Al-Mg alloy Composites.
     Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and  Applications (AmmA-2015). Organised by Department of         Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,  NIT, Tiruchirappalli., 9-11 April, 2015. ISBN 978-93-84743-68-0 pp. 1206-1213.
 5.  Manvandra Kumar Singh, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan & Sunil Mohan
     Tribological and Mechanical properties of Copper Based Tungsten Carbide (WC) Composites.
     Proc. 8th International Conference on Industrial Tribology, (ICIT-12), 7 – 9 December, 2012, The Westin Koregaon Park, Pune, India (2012).
 6. R.K Gautam, S. Dan, S.Mohan and A. Mohan
    Tribological behavior of Cast Al/Fe Composite Prepared by Stir casting Route
    National Tribology Conference 2011 (NTC 2011), at IIT Roorkee, Dec 8-10, 2011, Paper No. NTC 201118 p.28, Proceedings of National Tribology        Conference (2011).
 7. C. K. Behera, A. Mohan and S. K. Palei
     Activities of Spinel Components in the Pre-reduced Chrome Ore
     Proc. National Conference on Processing of Low Grade & Complex Minerals and Wastes (PLCMW-2011), 9-11 March 2011, Organised by IATES
     Bhubaneswar (2011).
 8. Plasma 95 Symposium on “Plasma Science and Technology”, BHU, 1995 October
     16-19, presented paper on ‘Si VII/Mg VII and Si IX/Mg IX Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasma’.
 9.  PRL Golden Jubilee Workshop on “Solar Physics in India During the Next Solar
      Maximum and Beyond”, Udaipur Solar Observatory, 1996 October 7-10, Presented  A paper on ‘EUV Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasma’.
 10. "National Workshop on Recent Advances in Solar Physics”, Meerut College,
        Meerut, November 7-10, 2006. Invited Talk on “Line Diagnostics for Solar Plasma”.