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Dr. Sandip Chatterjee
Department of Physics Engineering,IIT (BHU)
Area of Interest: 
Topological Insulator, High Tc Superconductors and Colossal Magneto-resistive materials, Heavy Fermion System, Critical Behavior, Strong Electron Co-relations in Solids

Address: Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi 221005
Mobile: +91 9453764478; 

B. Sc. 1989, University of Calcutta (Subject: Physics)
M. Sc. 1991, University of Calcutta (Subject: Physics (Specialization: Condensed Matter Physics))
Ph. D. 1997, IACS, Kolkata (Degree Awarded by Jadavpur University)

Present Status: Professor, Department of Physics, IIT (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi (Since September, 2015).

Previous Positions, Teaching & Research Experience:

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, IIT (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Lecturer, Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Hooghly, West Bengal
CSIR-POOL Scientist, IACS, Kolkata
Visiting Fellow, Department of CMP and MS, TIFR, Mumbai
Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, National Sun Yat Sen University, Taiwan


  1. Arkadeb Pal, Prajyoti Singh, V. K. Gangwar, Surajit Ghosh, P. Prakash, S. K. Saha, Amitabh Das, Manoranjan Kumar, A. K. Ghosh and Sandip Chatterjee, B-site disorder driven multiple-magnetic phases: Griffiths phase, re-entrant cluster glass, and exchange bias in Pr2CoFeO6, Appl. Phys. Lett. 114 (2019) 252403, DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab2742.
  2. Soumendra Ghorai, Nirmalendu Patra, Arkadeb Pal, Dibyendu Bhattacharyya, Shambhu Nath Jha, Biswajit Ray, Sandip Chatterjee, Anup K. Ghosh, Insights into local atomic structure of Fe alloyed ZnS nano crystals: Correlation with structural, optical, magnetic and photocatalyst properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 805 (2019) 363-378. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.06.357.
  3. Prince K Gupta, Surajit Ghosh, Seema Kumari, Arkadeb Pal, Somnath Roy, Rahul Singh, Prajyoti Singh, Ranjan K Singh, A K Ghosh and Sandip Chatterjee, Spin phonon coupling and magneto-dielectric coupling in BiFeO3-TbMnO3 composite, Mater. Res. Express 6 (2019) 086114. DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab2742.
  4. Soumendra Ghorai, Nirmalendu Patra, Dibyendu Bhattacharyya, Shambhu Nath Jha, Bishwajit Ray, Sandip Chatterjee, Anup K. Ghosh, Infuence of chromium concentration on the structural, electronic structure, optical and temperature dependent magnetic properties of ZnS nanocrystals, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (2019) 30:11652–11664, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-019-01524-5.
  5. Prajyoti Singh, Arkadeb Pal, Vinod K. Gangwar, Surajit Ghosh, Ranjan K.Singh, A.K.Ghosh, Sandip Chatterjee, Spin freezing and field induced transition in (Tb1−xEux)2Ti2O7: A magnetic property study, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 490 (2019) 165512, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2019.165512.
  6. “Investigation of multi-mode spin–phonon coupling and local B-site disorder in Pr2CoFeO6 by Raman spectroscopy and correlation with its electronic structure by XPS and XAS studies”:  Arkadeb Pal, Surajit Ghosh, Amish G Joshi , Shiv Kumar, Swapnil Patil, Prince K Gupta, Prajyoti Singh, V K Gangwar, P Prakash, Ranjan K Singh, Eike F Schwier, M Sawada, K Shimada, A K Ghosh, Amitabh Das and Sandip Chatterjee, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31 275802 (2019)
  7. Bandgap Engineering and Signature of Ferromagnetism in Ti1xMnxO2 Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Nanoparticles: A Valence Band Study Brijmohan Prajapati, Somnath Roy, Subhash Sharma, Amish G. Joshi, S. Chatterjee, and Anup K. Ghosh,  Phys. Status Solidi B, 1800262 (2019).
  8. “Electronic structure by X-ray absorption spectroscopy and observation of field induced unusually slow spin relaxation from magnetic properties in pyrochlore Eu2−xFexTi2O7”, Arkadeb Pal, Surajit Ghosh, Shiv Kumar, Eike F. Schwierb, Masahiro Sawada, Kenya Shimada, Mukul Gupta, D.M. Phase, A.K. Ghosh, Sandip Chatterjee, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 476, 7 (2019).
  9. “Shell Thickness-Dependent Tunable Threshold Voltage Single Quantum Dot Rectification Diode” Gopal Sankar Kenath, Rekha Mahadevu, Anand Sharma, Vinod K. Gangwar, Sandip Chaterjee, Anshu Pandey, and Bhola N. Pal, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 3176−3181 (2018).
  10. “High temperature spin-freezing transition in pyrochlore Eu2Ti2O7: A new observation from ac   susceptibility”, Arkadeb Pal, Abhishek Singh, A.K. Ghosh, Sandip Chatterjee, J. Magn. Magn. Mater 462, 1 (2018)
  11. “Local symmetry breaking in SnO2 nanocrystals with cobalt doping and its effect on optical properties”: S. Roy, Amish G. Joshi, S.Chatterjee and Anup K. Ghosh, Nanoscale 10, 10664 (2018)
  12. “Unusual negative magnetoresistance in Bi2Se3–ySy topological insulator”under perpendicular magneticfield” Rahul Singh, Vinod K. Gangwar, D.D.Daga, Abhishek Singh, A. K.Ghosh, Manoranjan Kumar, A.Lakhani, Rajeev Singh, and Sandip Chatterjee, Appl. Phys. Letts. 112, 102401 (2018).
  13. “Antiferromagnetic Ordering at Room Temperature in Co-Doped Sb2Te3 Topological Insulators” Abhishek Singh, A. K. Ghosh and Sandip Chatterjee, J. Supercond. and Novel Mater. 32, 299 (2018)
  14. “Change-over of carrier type and magneto-transport property in Cu doped Bi2Te3 Topological Insulators” Abhishek Singh, Rahul Singh, A. Lakhani, T. Chand, G. S. Okram, V. Ganeshan, A. K. Ghosh and Sandip Chatterjee, Mat Res Bull, 98, 1 (2018)
  15. “Enhancement in power factor due to anti-correlation between Electrical Conductivity and Thermoelectric power and Induced magnetic ordering in high mobility Zn doped Bi2Te3 Topological Insulator” Abhishek Singh, P. Shahi, A. K. Ghosh, J.-G. Cheng, and Sandip Chatterjee, JALCOM, 731, 297 (2018)
  16. “Structural investigations of (Mn, Dy) co-doped ZnO nanocrystals using X-ray absorption studies”: N. Tiwari, S. Kumar, A. K. Ghosh, S. Chatterjee, S. N. Jha and D. Bhattacharyya, RSC Adv., 7, 56662 (2017)
  17. “Single quantum dot rectifying diode with tunable threshold voltage” Gopal S. Kenath, PiyaliMaity, Yogesh Kumar, Hemant Kumar, Vinod K. Gangwar, SandipChaterjee, SatyabrataJit,  Anup K. Ghosh and Bhola N. Pal, J. Mater. Chem. C 5, 9792 (2017).
  18. “Pressure induced effects on the chemical and magnetic structure of spinel MnV2O4” Ripandeep Singh, T Hansen, C Ritter, Neetika Sharma, P Shahi, S Chatterjee and A Das, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29, 345802 (2017)
  19. “Study of structural, dielectric, optical properties and electronic structure of Cr-doped LaInO3 perovskite nanoparticles”: Shiv Kumar, G.D.Dwivedi, Amish G. Joshi, Sandip ChatterjeeA.K.Ghosh, Materials Characterization 131, 108 (2017).
  20. “Hidden transition in multiferroic and magnetodielectric CuCrO2 evidenced by ac-susceptibility”Kaushak K. Shukla, Arkadeb Pal, Abhishek Singh, Rahul Singh, J. Saha, A. K. Sinha, A. K. Ghosh, S. Patnaik, A. M. Awasthi and Sandip Chatterjee, Euro Phys. Letts. 118, 27008 (2017)
  21. “Investigations of physical properties of Fe:TiO2 diluted magnetic semiconductor nanoparticles”, Brijmohan, Shiv Kumar, Manish Kumar, S Chatterjee, and Anup K Ghosh, J. Mater. Chem. C,5, 4257-4267 (2017).
  22. Rahul Singh, Prince Kumar Gupta, Shiv Kumar, Amish G. Joshi, A. K. Ghosh, S. Patil, and Sandip Chatterjee "Enhancement in electrical and magnetic properties with Ti-doping in Bi0.5La0.5Fe0.5Mn0.5O3" JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 121, 154101 (2017)
  23. Kaushal K. Shukla, Rahul Singh, A. Kumar, A. K. Ghosh and SandipChatterjee“Griffith-like phase in Crednerite CuMnO2” Mat. Res. Bull. 91, 135 (2017)
  24. G.D. Dwivedi, Satyam Kumar, Amish G. Joshi, Shiv Kumar, A.K. Ghosh, H. Chou, H.D.Yang, Sandip Chatterjee “Structural, magnetic, magneto-transport properties, and electronic structure study of charge-ordered (La0.4Pr0.6)0.65Ca0.35MnO3” J. Alloys and Compounds 699, 31-37 (2017)
  25. Rahul Singh, K K Shukla, A Kumar, G S Okram, D Singh, V Ganeshan,Archana Lakhani, A K Ghoshand SandipChatterjee“Large power factor and anomalous Halleffect and their correlation with observedlinear magneto resistance in Co-dopedBi2Se3 3D topological insulator” J. Phys.: Cond. Matt.28, 376001 (2016)
  26. Shiv Kumar, N. Tiwari, S. N. Jha, S. Chatterjee, D. Bhattacharyya and Anup K. Ghosh "Structural and optical properties of sol–gel derived Cr-doped ZnO diluted magnetic semiconductor nanocrystals: an EXAFS study to relate the local structureRSC Adv.,6, 107816-107828 (2016)
  27. G. D. Dwivedi, Abhishek Kumar, K. S. Yang, B. Y. Chen, K. W. Liu, Sandip Chatterjee, H. D. Yang, and H. Chou“Structural phase transition, Neel temperature enhancement, and persistent magneto-dielectric coupling in Cr-substituted Mn3O4Appl. Phys. Letts. 108, 192409(2016)
  28. G. D. Dwivedi, Amish G. Joshi, Shiv Kumar, H. Chou, K. S. Yang, D. J. Jhong, W. L. Chan, A. K. Ghosh, andSandip Chatterjee “Electronic structure study of wide band gap magnetic semiconductor(La0.6Pr0.4)0.65Ca0.35MnO3 nanocrystals in paramagnetic and ferromagnetic phases” Appl. Phys. Letts.  108, 172402(2016)
  29. Deepak Kumar Dubey, Digvijay Narayan Singh, Shiv Kumar, ChandraniNayak, PathikKumbhakar, SambhuNathJha, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Anup Kumar Ghoshc and Sandip Chatterjee “Local structure and photocatalytic properties of sol–gel derived Mn–Li co-doped ZnO diluted magnetic semiconductor nanocrystals” RSC Advances6, 22852 – 22867(2016)
  30. Shiv Kumar, Nidhi Tiwari, S. N. Jha, S. Chatterjee, D. Bhattacharyya, N. K. Sahoo and Anup K. Ghosh “Insight into the origin of ferromagnetism in Fe-doped ZnO diluted magnetic semiconductor nanocrystals: an EXFAS study of local structure” RSC Adv.5, 94658(2015)
  31. Kaushal K. Shukla, P. Shahi, Gopal S., A. Kumar, A. K. Ghosh, Ripandeep Singh, Neetika Sharma, A. Das, A. K. Sinha, Amish G. Joshi, A. K. NigamandSandip Chatterjee “Magnetic and optical properties of Fe dopedcrednerite CuMnO2” RSC Adv.5, 83504(2015)
  32. Satyam Kumar, G. D. Dwivedi, J. Lourembam, Shiv Kumar, U. Saxena, A. K. Ghosh, H. Chou, and Sandip Chatterjee “Particle size dependence on the structural, transport and optical properties of charge-ordered Pr0.6Ca0.4MnO3” J. Alloys and Compounds649, 1094-110(2015)
  33. Prashant Shahi, Rahul K. Singh, Rajesh K. Singh, Shiv Kumar, A. Tiwari, A. Tripathi, J. Saha, S. Patnaik, A. K. Ghosh and SandipChatterjee“Effect of dilution of both A- and B- sites on the multiferroic properties of spinel Mott insulators” Mat. Res. Express2 076501(2015)
  34. SubhrangsuTaran, C.P. Sun, C.L. Huang, H.D. Yang, A.K. Nigam, B.K. Chaudhuri, S. Chatterjee (2015) “Electrical and magnetic properties of Y-doped La0.5Sr0.5MnO3 manganite system: Observation of step-like magnetization” J. Alloys and Compounds644, 363 (2015)
  35. GopeshwarDharDwivedi, Manish Kumar, Prashant Shahi, AnjanBarman,Sandip Chatterjee and Anup K. Ghosh  “ Low temperature magnetic and transport properties of LSMO–PZT nanocomposites” RSC Adv.5, 30748(2015)
  36. Abhishek Kumar, G. D. Dwivedi, Shiv Kumar, P. Shahi, K. K. Shukla, A. K. Ghosh, K. Asokanc, D. Kanjilal, R. K. Singh, A. K. Nigam and Sandip Chatterjee “Role of ionbeam excitations on Quasi One-dimensional magnetic system of Mn-doped LiCuVO4” Mater. Chem. and Phys. 161, 19-25(2015)
  37. P. Shahi, A. Kumar, Rahul Singh, Ripandeep Singh, P.U. Sastry, A. Das, Amish G. Joshi, A. K. Ghosh, A. Banerjee and SandipChatterjee:“Chemical Pressure effect at the boundary of Mott insulator and itinerant electron limit of Spinel Vanadates”, Sci. Adv. Mater. 7, 1187-1196(2015).
  38. Satyam Kumar, G. D. Dwivedi, Shiv Kumar, R. B. Mathur, U. Saxena, A. K. Ghosh, A. G. Joshi, H. D. Yang, and SandipChatterjee"Structural, Transport and Optical Properties of (La0.6Pr0.4)0.65Ca0.35MnO3 Nanocrystals: A Wide Band-gap Magnetic Semiconductor", Dalton Trans  44, 3109(2015)
  39. A. Das,G. D. Dwivedi, Poonam Kumari, P. Shahi, H. D. Yang, A. K. Ghosh, and SandipChatterjee:“Neutron Diffraction study of multiferroic Mo-doped CoFe2O4”: J. Mag. Mag Mater. 379, 6–8(2015)
  40. Shiv Kumar, K. Asokan, R. K. Singh, S. Chatterjee, D. Kanjilal and Anup K. Ghosh (2014): “Structural and optical properties of ZnO and ZnO:Co nanoparticles under dense electronic excitations”, RSC Adv. 4 (107), 62123 – 62131.
  41. Shiv Kumar, S. Basu, B. Rana, S.N. Jha, A. Barman, S. Chatterjee,D. Bhattacharyya, N.K. SahooandAnup K. Ghosh(2014): “Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of sol-gel derived ZnO:Co Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Nanocrystals: An EXAFS study”  J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 481
  42. Prashant Shahi, Harishchandra Singh, A. Kumar, K. K. Shukla, A. K. Ghosh, A. K. Yadav, A. K. Nigam, and Sandip Chatterjee, (2014):“Effect of Zn doping on the magneto-caloric effect and critical constants of Mott insulator MnV2O4”, AIP Adv 4, 097137.
  43. P. Shahi, S. Kumar, N. Sharma, R. Singh, P. U. Sastry, A. Das, A. Kumar, K. K. Shukla, A. K. Ghosh, A. K. Nigam, SandipChatterjee,(2014): “Transport, magnetic and structural properties of Mott insulator MnV2O4 at the boundary between localized and itinerant electron limit”. J. Mater. Sci.,49, 7317.
  44. Rahul Singh,G. D. Dwivedi, P. Shahi, D. Kumar, Om Prakash, A. K. Ghosh, and Sandip Chatterjee, (2014): “Effect of Pr- and Nd- doping on structural, dielectric, and magnetic properties of multiferroic Bi0.8La0.2Fe0.9Mn0.1O3”, J. Appl. Phys. 115, 134102.
  45. Shiv Kumar, K. Asokan, Ranjan Kr. Singh, S. Chatterjee, D. Kanjilal and Anup K. Ghosh(2013): “Structural and optical properties of ZnO and ZnO:Fe nanoparticles under dense electronic excitations”, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 164321.
  46. Anup K. Ghosh,G. D. Dwivedi, B. Chatterjee, A. Barman, S. Chatterjee and  H.D. Yang (2013): “Role of codoping on multiferroic properties at room temperature in BiFeO3 ceramic”, Solid State Commun. 166,22.
  47. A. Kumar, P. Kumari, A. Das, G. D. Dwivedi, P. Shahi, K. K. Shukla, Anup K. Ghosh, A. K. Nigam, K. K. Chattopadhyay, and Sandip Chatterjee, (2013):“Structural and magnetic properties of quasi one dimensional doped LiCuVO4”  J. Sol. St. Chem.,208, 120.
  48. A. Kumar,P. Shahi, S. Kumar, K. K. Shukla, Ranjan Kr. Singh, A. K. Ghosh, A. K. Nigam and Sandip Chatterjee(2013):“Raman effect and Magnetic properties of doped TbMnO3, J. Phys D: Appl. Phys.46, 125001.
  49. G. D. Dwivedi, K. K. Shukla, P. Shahi, A. K. Ghosh, A. K. Nigam, and Sandip Chatterjee, (2013) “Effect of Y doping on the Transport and Magnetic properties of La0.5Sr0.5CoO3  and La0.7Sr0.3CoO3, J. Mater. Sci.48, 1997–2001.
  50. Shiv Kumar, S. Chatterjee, K. K. Chattopadhyay and Anup. K. Ghosh (2012): “Sol-gel derived ZnO:Mn nanocrystals: Study of structural, Raman and optical properties”, J. Phys. Chem. C116, 16700.
  51. G. D. Dwivedi, Amish G. Joshi, H. Kevin, P. Shahi, A. Kumar, A. K. Ghosh, H. D. Yang and Sandip Chatterjee,(2012): “Existence of Multiferroic Property at Room Temperature in Ti doped CoFe2O4”, Solid State Commun. 152, 360.
  52. A. K. Ghosh, H. Kevin, B. Chatterjee, G. D. Dwivedi, A, Barman, H.D. Yang, and S. Chatterjee, (2012): “Effect of Sr-doping on multiferroic properties of Bi0.8La0.2Fe0.9Mn0.1O3” Solid State Commun. 152, 557.
  53. Shiv Kumar, Subhrajit Mukherjee, Ranjan Kr. Singh, S. Chatterjee and A. K. Ghosh, (2011): “Structural and Optical Properties of Sol-gel Derived Nanocrystalline Fe-doped ZnO”, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 110, 103508.
  54. G. D. Dwivedi, K. F. Tseng, C. L. Chan, P. Shahi, J. Lourembam, B. Chatterjee, A. K. Ghosh, H. D. Yang, and Sandip Chatterjee (2010): Signature of ferroelectricity in magnetically ordered Mo-doped CoFe2O4, Phys. Rev. B 82, 134428.
  55. S. Taran, B. K. Chaudhuri, A. Das, A. K. Nigam, R. K. Kremer, and S. Chatterjee(2007): CE-type antiferromagnetic ordering and martensitic transition in Pr-substituted La0.65Ca0.35MnO3 from magnetic and neutron diffraction studies. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 216217.
  56. S. Taran, S. Karmakar, S. Chatterjee, C. P. Sun,  H. D. Yang and  B. K. Chaudhuri       (2006):Ferroantiferromagnetic coupling and unusual transport properties of ferro-      antiferromagnetic (100–x)La0.7Pb0.3MnO3+xPr0.63Ca0.37MnO3 (x=0–85 wt %)       composites. J. Appl. Phys.  99, 073703.
  57. S. Taran, B. K. Chaudhuri, H. D. Yang, S. Neeleshwar, Y. Y. Chen and S. Chatterjee(2005): Critical exponents of the La0.7Sr0.3MnO3, La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 and Pr0.7Ca0.3MnO3 systems showing correlations between transport and magnetic properties. J. Appl. Phys. 98, 103903.
  58. S. Biswas, S. Chatterjee, P. Chatterjee, A. K. Nigam, and S. K. De (2005): Chemical disorder effects in transport and magnetic properties of perovskite manganite. J. Mater.Res. 20, 813-817.
  59. A. Das, P. D. Babu, S. Chatterjee, and A. K. Nigam (2004): Ionic size in charge ordered La0.5Ca0.5MnO3. Phys. Rev. B 70, 224404 – 224410.
  60. S. Taran, S. Chatterjee, and B. K. Chaudhuri (2004): Magnetotransport properties (resistivity and Seebeck coefficient) of (La1-yPry)0.65Ca0.35MnO3 [y=0.0-0.7] showing crossover from Atype to CE-type antiferromagnetic state. Phys. Rev. B 69, 184413 – 184417
  61. S. Biswas, S. Chatterjee, A. K. Nigam, and S. K. De (2003): Study of low bandwidth manganites with equal average ionic radii and manganese valence ratio. Physica B 329-333, 840 – 841.
  62. S. Pal, A. Banerjee, S. Chatterjee, A. K. Nigam, B. K. Chaudhuri, and H. D. Yang (2003): Transport and Magnetic properties of La0.7Pb0.3MnO3 + xAg (x=0-20 wt%). J. Appl. Phys. 94, 3485-3491.
  63. H. D. Yang, I. P. Hong, F. H. Hsu, H. H. Li, S. Y. Tu, S. Chatterjee, S. Mollah, Y. K. Kuo, T. I. Hsu, H. C. Ku, and W.-H. Li (2003): Magnetis field dependent low temperature specific heat of La2-2xSr1+2xMn2O7 (x=0.3, 0.5) Solid State Commun. 27, 229.
  64. S. Biswas, Sandip. Chatterjee, P. Dutta, S. De, S. Chatterjee, A. G. Joshi and A. K. Nigam (2002): Effect of Cr and Fe doping on the Transport and Magnetic properties of the low bandwidth bilayered manganite Sm1.4Sr1.6Mn2O7. Phys. Rev. B66, 214403 – 214411.
  65. S. Chatterjee and A. K. Nigam (2002): Spin-Glass like behavior in Y1-xSrxMnO3 (with x=0.5, 0.6). Phys. Rev. B 66, 104403 – 104407.
  66. P. Brahma, S. Banerjee, D. Das, P. K. Mukhopadhayay, S. Chatterjee, A. K. Nigam, and D. Chakravorty(2002): Properties of nano-composites of α-Fe and Fe3O4.  J. Magn. Magn. Mater 246, 162.
  67. I. P. Hong, J.-Y. Lin, J. M. Chen, S. Chatterjee, S. J. Liu and H. D. Yang (2002): Evidence of the existence of the Fehrenbacher-Rice band: O K-edge XANES study on Pr1-xBa2+xCu3O7. Euro Phys. Lett. 58, 126 – 132.
  68. H. D. Yan, I. P. Hong, S. Chatterjee, P. Nachimuthu, J. M. Chen and J.-Y. Lin (2000): X-ray absorption near edge structure of Pr1-xBa2+xCu3O7. Physica C 341-348, 411
  69. S. Chatterjee, P. H. Chou, C. F. Chang, I. P. Hong and H. D. Yang (2000): Lattice effects on the transport properties of (R,Sr)3Mn2O7 (R=La, Eu, Pr). Phys. Rev.  B 61, 6106 – 6113
  70. H. D. Yang, S. Chatterjee, P. H. Chou, C. F. Chang, I. P. Hong and S. J. Lai (1999): Structure and metal-insulator transition in La0.7(Ca1-xCex)0.3MnO3.  Physica B 284-288, 1684 
  71. H. K. Barik, S. Bhattacharya, S. Chatterjee, P. K. Pal and B. K. Chaudhuri (1999): Effect of Ti doping on the transport properties of the thick films of (Bi,Pb)-Sr-Ca-(Cu,Ti)-O type glassceramic superconductors.   Philos. Mag. B  79, 1161
  72. S. Chatterjee, S. S. Weng, I. P. Hong, C. F. Chang, H. D. Yang, and J.-Y. Lin (1999): contributions of CuO2 planes and CuO chains on the transport properties of YBa2Cu4O8. Physica C 312, 55 – 60
  73. S. S. Weng, I. P. Hong, C. F. Chang, H. L. Tsay, S. Chatterjee, H. D. Yang and J.-Y. Lin (1999): Pressure effect on the superconductivity and magnetic order of Y1-xPrxBa2Cu4O8. Phys. Rev. B 59, 11205 – 11208
  74. S. Bhattacharya, S. Chatterjee, K. Goswami and B. K. Chaudhuri (1998): Thermoelectric power of Bi4Sr3Ca3Cu4Ox glass-ceramic superconductor.  Mat. Sc. Lett.  17, 1575
  75.  C. F. Chang, P. H. Chou, H. L. Tsay, S. S. Weng, S. Chatterjee, H. D. Yang, R. S. Liu, C. H. Shen and W.-H. Li (1998): Pressure  effect on the magnetic and transport properties of La1.4Sr1.6Mn2O7. Phys. Rev. B 58, 12224 – 124229
  76. S.  Chatterjee, P. K. Pal, S. Bhattacharya and B. K. Chaudhuri (1998): Depression of superconductivity and the phonon-drag effect in the glass-ceramic superconductors obtained by annealing the Fe-doped (Bi,Pb)4Sr3Ca3Cu4Ox glassy precursors. Phys. Rev. B58, 12427 –12432
  77. B. K. Sarkar, S. Chatterjee, R. K. Mukherjee and B. K. Chaudhuri (1998): Photo-acoustic study on the thermal properties of high Tc superconducting oxide Bi1.6Pb1.4Sr2Ca2Cu3Ox. Mat. Sc. Lett. 16, 1499 – 1502
  78.  S. Chatterjee, S. Bhattacharya and B. K. Chaudhuri  (1998): Structural and Transport properties of Fe-doped (Bi,Pb)4Sr3Ca3Cu4Ox glasses: Precursors for high Tc superconductors. J. Chem. Phys. 108, 2954 – 2961
  79. S. Chakraborty, G. Mesaku, S. Chatterjee, B. K. Chaudhuri and H. Sakata  (1997): Oxygen gassensingbehaviour of a p-type glassy precursor for high Tc superconductors.  J. Mater. Sc. Lett. 16, 2008 – 2011
  80. S. Chatterjee, B. K. Chaudhuri and T. Komatsu (1997): Effect of Fe doping on the transport properties of as-quenched Bi3.9Sr3.3Ca1.3Cu3Ox glasses showing superconducting behavior in the corresponding glass-ceramic phases. Solid State Commun. 104, 67 – 70
  81. S.  Chatterjee, S. Banerjee.and B. K. Chaudhuri  (1997): High conductivity and non-linear       Seebeck coefficient of Ag2O containing Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O glassy precursors for high Tc superconductors. J. Appl. Phys. 81, 7320 – 7325
  82. V. Rajendran, S. Bhattacharya, D. K. Modak, A. K. Bera, S.  Chatterjee and B. K.       Chaudhuri (1997): Concentration dependent electrical and acoustic properties of highly conducting Bi3.5Pb0.5Sr3Ca3Cu4Oz+xAg2O -type glassy precursors for high-Tc superconductors.  Phil. Mag. B 75, 647 – 658
  83. S. Banerjee, S.  Chatterjee  and B. K. Chaudhuri  (1997): Superconductivity in a new Pb1-xZnxSr2LaCu2Oy (x=0.1, 0.3, 0.5) system: an optical reflectivity study on a typical Pb0.9Zn0.1Sr2LaCu2Oy. Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 201, 195 – 201
  84. S. Banerjee,  S.Chatterjee  and B. K. Chaudhuri  (1997):Kramers-Kronig analysis of the reflectance spectra of Pb-doped Bi-4334 type glass and the corresponding glass-ceramic superconductor. Pramana-J. of Physics 48, 951 – 958
  85. S. Banerjee, S.  Chatterjee  and B. K. Chaudhuri (1996): Optical reflectivity study of superconducting Bi3.9Pb0.1Sr3Ca3Cu4Ox obtained by glass-ceramic route in 0.6 to 6.2 eV. Solid State Commun. 98, 665 – 669.
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Present Group Members:

Research Associates:

1. Dr. Surajit Ghosh (Institute PDF)

PhD Students:

1. Mr. Vinod Gangwar
2. Ms. Prajyoti Singh
3. Ms. Mahima Singh
4. Mr. Mohd Alam
5. Ms. Labanya Ghosh
6. Ms. Srishti Dixit
7. Mr. Satya Vijay 
8. Mr. Dheeraj Kumar
9. Mr. Rahul Singh
10. Ms. Neha Patel

M. Tech. Student:

1. Ms. Asmitha ​

Former Group Members:

Research Associates:

1. Dr. Shiv Kumar (Institute PDF)

PhD Students: In Brackets Current position

1. Dr. Gopeshwar Dhar Dwivedi (PDF at National Sun Yat-sen University,Taiwan)
2. Dr. Prashant Shahi (Asst. Professor at Deen Dayal Upadhayay University, Gorakhpur, U.P., India)
3. Dr. Abhishek Kumar (Technical Officer, Magnetic Observatory, Indian Institute of Geomegnatism, Alibagh, Maharastra, India )
4. Dr. Shiv Kumar (PDF at HiSOR, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan)
5. Dr. Kaushal Shukla (Asst. Professor, Govt. Engineering College, Ajamgarh, U.P., India)
6. Dr. Satyam Kumar (Asst. Professor(Ad Hoc), Delhi University, New Delhi, India )
7. Dr. Abhishek Singh (National PDF at TIFR, Mumbai, INDIA)
8. Dr. Rahul Singh (National PDF at BARC, Mumbai, INDIA)
9. Dr. Prince Kumar Gupta 
10. Dr. Arkadeb Pal​ (PDF at IIT-Madras)

M. Tech. Students:
1. Mr.Dhiraj Daga
2. Ms. Debasmita Mukherjee
3. Ms. Anusha Medibonia
4. Ms. Sree Mansa
5. Mr. Rahul K. Singh
6. Mr. Ankit Bhandari
7. Mr. Shashank Chaturvedi
8. Ms. Geet Mehta
9. Mr. Neeraj Soni
10. Mr. Saurabh Kumar
11. Mr. James Laurembam
12. Mr. Jayraj Rohit


Courses (presently teaching in Even Semester, 2018-19):

For IDD, IMD and B. Tech: Classical, Quantum and Relativistic Mechanics, Condensed Matter Physics, X-ray-Crystallography
For Ph.D: Advanced Condensed Matter Physics, Nano Materials


  • A systematic study on the correlation between structural, magnetic and electrical properties of multiferroic Cd­1-xAxV2O4 and Bi(Mn1-xAx)O3 [A=Fe, Co, Ni] both in bulk and nano phases, BRNS, DAE, 2014-2017 : 20 lakh
  • A systematic investigation on Transport and Magnetic properties of LiV(Cu1-xVx)O4: A change over from Multiferroic to heavy Fermion metallic state, CSIR, New Delhi, 2010-2013: 19.56 lakh


  • Observation of change-over from heavy fermion metallic state to a superconducting state, DST, 2009-2012: 32.35 lakh


Lab Facility

  • Transport and Dielectric Measurement Set Up (Sourcemeter, LCR meter, Nanovoltmeter, Electrometer)
  • Hall and MR Measurement Set Up 
  • Thermoelectric Measurement Set Up
  • 1.5 Tesla Electromagnet
  • Close Cycle He Cryostat (2)
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope
  • Lock In Amplifier
  • Vacuum Systems (Rotary pumps, Diffusion Pump, Turbo molecular Pump)
  • Furnaces and Ovens (2 Zone Furnace, Muffle Furnace, Tube Furnace, Vacuum Oven)
  • Spin Coater
  • Hydrothermal Autoclave
  • Ultrasonicator​
  • Refrigerator

Departmental Facility

  • Spectrofluorometer (PL)
  • FTIR
  • XRD
  • UV-Visible Spectrometer
  • PLD

Central Facility 

  • XPS