Dr. Sanjay Singh

Assistant Professor
Department/School/Unit Name
School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT (BHU) Varanasi
Phone No(s): +91 542-7165505
Email: ssingh.mst@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Heusler Compounds, Spintronics, Topological and Quantum Materials, X-ray and neutron diffraction, Magnetism, Multiferroic Device, Shape Memory Alloys, Solid State Cooling, Phase Transition

Dr. Sanjay Singh is an assistant professor at the School of Material Science and Technology, IIT-BHU. He did his M. Sc. from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (2006) and Ph.D. from UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore (2012).  He was a postdoctoral fellow at Photon Factory, KEK, Japan (2012-2013)  and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata.  He worked as a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Max-Planck Institute for chemical physics of Solids (MPI-CPfS) Dresden, Germany (2014-2016) and as Max Planck Fellow in MPI-CPfS, Dresden, Germany (2016) before he joined in SMST at 2016. He has published more than 60 papers in peer reviewed international journals including high impact journal like Advanced Materials, Phys. Rev. Lett., Nature Communications., Phys. Rev. B, Appl. Phys. Letts. etc. He has received the  Young Scientist Medal (considered as best young scientist award in India) from Indian National Science Academy and selected as member of Indian National Young Academy of Science (2021-2025). 

2021: Member of  Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS)

2018: Young Scientist Medal of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

2017: Ramanujan Fellowship by Science and Engineering Research Board- Department of
Science and Technology, Government of India.

2016: Max-Planck Post Doctoral Fellowship from MPI-CPfS, Dresden, Germany
 
2016: “Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Research” by Honourable Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh state Government. The award carries 1 Lakh INR.
 
 2013: Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship award from Humboldt Foundation Germany.
 
2013: Inspire Faculty award by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

2009: Best oral presentation award in “International Conference on Active/smart material January 7-9, 2009, Madurai, India.

 

  1. Anupam K. Singh, Gaurav K. Shukla, and Sanjay Singh*, Intrinsic anomalous Hall conductivity and real space Berry curvature induced topological Hall Effect in Ni2MnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (2022).
  2. Nisha Shahi, Ajit K. Jena, Gaurav K. Shukla, Vishal Kumar, Shivani Rastogi, K. K. Dubey, Indu Rajput, Sonali Baral, Archana Lakhani, Seung-Cheol Lee, Satadeep Bhattacharjee, and Sanjay Singh*, Anti-site disorder and Berry curvature driven anomalous Hall effect in spin gapless semiconducting Mn2CoAl Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 106, 245137 (2022).
  3. Gaurav K. Shukla, Jyotirmoy Sau, Vishal Kumar, Manoranjan Kumar, and Sanjay Singh*, Band splitting induced Berry flux and intrinsic anomalous Hall conductivity in NiCoMnGa quaternary Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 106, 045131 (2022).
  4. Gaurav K. Shukla,s Hall con Jyotirmoy Sau, Vishal Kumar, Manoranjan Kumar, and Sanjay Singh*, Band splitting induced Berry flux and intrinsic anomalous cductivity in the NiCoMnGa quaternary Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 106, 045131 (2022).
  5. Anupam K Singh, Parul Devi, Ajit K Jena, Ujjawal Modanwal, Seung-Cheol Lee, Satadeep Bhattacharjee, Boby Joseph, Sanjay Singh*,  Pressure induced isostructural phase transition in biskyrmion host hexagonal MnNiGa, Phys. Status Solidi RRL, 2200057 (2022)
  6. Gaurav K. Shukla, Ajit K. Jena, Nisha Shahi, K. K. Dubey, Indu Rajput, Sonali Baral, Kavita Yadav, K. Mukherjee, Archana Lakhani, Karel Carva, Seung-Cheol Lee, Satadeep Bhattacharjee, Sanjay Singh*,  Atomic disorder and Berry phase driven anomalous Hall effect in Co2FeAl Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 105, 035124 (2022).
  7. Ricardo D. dos Reis, Luana Caron, Sanjay Singh, Claudia Felser  and Michael Nicklas, Direct and Indirect Determination of the Magnetocaloric Effect in the Heusler Compound Ni1.7Pt0.3MnGa, Entropy 23, 1273 (2021).
  8. Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh*, B. Dutta, K. K. Dubey, Boby Joseph, R. Rawat, Dhananjai Pandey, Robust evidence for the stabilization of the premartensite phase in Ni-Mn-In magnetic shape memory alloys by chemical pressure, Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 113607 (2021).
  9. P. Chaudhary, K. K. Dubey, G. K. Shukla, S. Sadhu khan, S. Kanungo, A. K. Jena, S.-C. Lee, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Minar, and S. W. D’Souza and Sanjay Singh*, Role of chemical disorder in tuning the Weyl points in Vanadium doped Co2TiSn, Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 124201 (2021).
  10. Gaurav K. Shukla, Jyotirmoy Sau, Nisha Shahi, Anupam K. Singh, Manoranjan Kumar, and Sanjay Singh*, Anomalous Hall effect from gapped nodal line in the Co2FeGe Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 104, 195108 (2021).
  11. Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh* and D. Pandey, Pair distribution function study of Ni2MnGa magnetic shape memory alloy: Evidence for the precursor state of the premartensite phase, Phys. Rev. B, 104, 064110 (2021).
  12. Y.S. Chen, J.G. Lin, Sanjay Singh, K. Manna, G.H. Fecher, C. Felser, “Martensite-austenite transition correlated twinning and symmetry breaking in single crystalline Ni50Mn35In15” Phys. Rev. Mater. 5, 034418, (2021).
  13. Keshav Kumar, Shrawan K. Mishra, Sanjay Singh, Ivan Baev, Michael Martins, Fabio Orlandi, Pascal Manuel and Dhananjai Pandey, “Evidence for Conical Magnetic Structure in M-type BaFe12O19 Hexaferrite: A Combined Single-Crystal XMCD and Neutron Diffraction Study” Phys. Status Solidi RRL 15, 2000506 (2021).
  14. Avirup De, Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh, and Sunil Nair, Temperature dependence of the anomalous Nernst effect in Ni2MnGa shape memory alloy, Phys. Rev. B 103, L020404 (2021).
  15. Govindaraj Lingannan, Anupam K. Singh, Boby Joseph, Sanjay Singhand Sonachalam Arumugam, High-Pressure Structural Investigation of Anomalous Hall Effect Compound Mn3Sn up to 9 GPa, Phys. Status Solidi RRL 2000605 (2021).
  16. P Sivaprakash, S Esakki Muthu, Anupam K Singh, KK Dubey, M Kannan, S Muthukumaran, Shampa Guha, Manoranjan Kar, Sanjay Singh, S Arumugam, Effect of chemical and external hydrostatic pressure on magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of Pt doped Ni2MnGa shape memory Heusler alloys, J. Mag. Mag. Mater. 514 167136 (2020).
  17. R. D. dos Reis, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, M. O. Ajeesh,  L. O. Kutelak , A. S. Sukhanov, Sanjay Singh, J. Noky, Y. Sun, J. E. Fischer , K. Manna, C. Felser, and M. Nicklas, Pressure tuning of the anomalous Hall effect in the chiral antiferromagnet Mn3Ge, Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 051401(R) (2020).
  18. K.K. Dubey, P. Devi, Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh, Improved crystallographic compatibility and magnetocaloric reversibility in  Pt substituted Ni2Mn1.4In0.6 magnetic shape memory Heusler alloy, J. Mag. Mag. Mater. 507, 166818 (2020).
  19. P. Devi, C. Salazar Mejía, L. Caron , Sanjay Singh, M. Nicklas, and C. Felser, Effect of chemical and hydrostatic pressure on the coupled magnetostructural transition of Ni-Mn-In Heusler alloys, Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 122401(R) (2019).
  20. P. Devi, C. Salazar Mejía, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, K. K. Dubey, Pallavi Kushwaha,Y. Skourski, C. Felser, M. Nicklas, and Sanjay Singh*, Improved magnetostructural and magnetocaloric reversibility in magnetic Ni-Mn-In shape-memory Heusler alloy by optimizing the geometric compatibility condition. Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 062401(R) (2019).
  21. Kavita Yadav, Mohit K. Sharma, Sanjay Singh, and K. Mukherjee, Exotic     magnetic behaviour and evidence of cluster glass and Griffiths like phase in Heusler alloys Fe2-xMnxCrAl (0≤x≤ 1), Scientific Reports 9, 15888(2019).
  22. Shamim S. K., P.  Devi, Sanjay Singh and S. K. Pandey, Exploring the best scenario for understanding the high temperature thermoelectric behaviour of Fe2VAl, Mater. Res. Express 6, 026302 (2019).
  23. P. Devi, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, C. Salazar Mejía, K. Hofmann, B. Albert, C. Felser, M. Nicklas, and Sanjay Singh*, Reversible adiabatic temperature change in the shape memory Heusler alloy Ni2.2Mn0.8Ga: An effect of structural compatibility, Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 122401(R) 2018.
  24. P. Devi, Sanjay Singh, B. Dutta, K. Manna, S.W. D'Souza, Y. Ikeda, E. Suard, V. Petricek, P. Simon, P. Werner, S. Chadhov, Stuart S.P. Parkin, C. Felser, D. Pandey, Adaptive modulation in the Ni2Mn1.4In0.6 magnetic shape-memory Heusler alloyPhys. Rev. B  97, 224102 (2018).
  25. C. Shekhar, N. Kumara, V. Grinenko, Sanjay Singh, R. Sarkar, H. Luetkens, Shu-  Chun Wu, Yang Zhang, Alexander C. Komarek, Erik Kampert, Yurii Skourski, Jochen Wosnitza, Walter Schnelle, Alix McCollam, Uli Zeitler, Jürgen Kübler, Binghai Yan, H.-H. Klauss, S. S. P. Parkin, and C. Felser, Anomalous Hall effect in Weyl semimetal half-Heusler compounds RPtBi (R = Gd and Nd),Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (37) 9140-9144 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1810842115
  26. A. S. Sukhanov, Sanjay Singh, L. Caron, Th. Hansen, A. Hoser, V. Kumar, H.. Borrmann, A. Fitch, P. Devi, K. Manna, C. Felser, D.S. Inosov, Gradual pressure-induced change in the magnetic structure of the noncollinear antiferromagnet Mn3Ge, Phys. Rev.  B 97, 214402 (2018).
  27. Sanjay Singh, B. Dutta, S. W. D’Souza, M. G. Zavareh, P. Devi, A. S. Gibbs, T.  Hickel, S. Chadov, C. Felser and D. Pandey, Nature Commun.  8, 1006 (2017).                          
  28. Jayita Nayak, Shu-Chun Wu, Nitesh Kumar, Chandra Shekhar, Sanjay Singh, Jorg Fink, Emile E.D. Rienks, Gerhard H. Fecher, Stuart S.P. Parkin, Binghai  Yan & Claudia Felser, Nature Commun.  8, 13942 (2017).          
  29. C. Nethravathi, C. Rajamathi,  S. Singh, M. Rajamathi, C.  Felser,  RSC Advances 7, 1413 - 1417 (2017)
  30.  L. Caron, B. Dutta, P. Devi, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, T. Hickel, R. Cabassi, F. Bolzoni, S. Fabbrici, F. Albertini, C. Felser, and Sanjay SinghPhys. Rev. B 96, 054105 (2017).
  31. S. Arumugam,  U. Devarajan,  S. Esakki Muthu, Sanjay Singh, R. Thiyagarajan, M. Manivel Raja, N.V. Rama Rao, Alok Banerjee, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 442, 460 (2017).                           
  32. Sanjay Singh, S. W. D’Souza, J. Nayak, E. Suard, L. Chapon, A. Senyshyn, V. Petricek, Y.  Skourski, M. Nicklas, C. Felser & S. Chadov, Nature Commun.  7, 12671 (2016).              
  33. Sanjay Singh, Luana Caron, Sunil Wilfred D'Souza, Tina Fichtner, Giacomo Porcari, Simone Fabbrici, Chandra Shekhar , Stanislav Chadov , Massimo Solzi , and Claudia Felser, Advanced Materials 28, 3321 (2016).
  34. Sanjay Singh, R. Rawat, S. E. Muthu, S. W. D’Souza, E. Suard, A. Senyshyn, S. Banik, P. Rajput, S. Bharadwaj, A. M. Awasthi, R. Ranjan, S. Arumugam, D. Schlagel T. Lograsso, Aparna Chakrabarti, and S. R. Barman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 246601 (2012).
  35.   J. Nayak, M. Maniraj, Abhishek Rai, Sanjay Singh, Parasmani Rajput, A. Gloskovskii, J. Zegenhagen, D. L. Schlagel, T. A. Lograsso, K. Horn, and S. R. Barman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 216403 (2012).
  36.    L. Caron, B. Dutta, P. Devi, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, T. Hickel, R. Cabassi, F. Bolzoni, S. Fabbrici, F. Albertini, C. Felser, and Sanjay SinghPhys. Rev. B 96, 054105 (2017).
  37. Sanjay Singh, S. W. D’Souza, J. Nayak,  L. Caron,  E. Suard,  S. Chadov,  and C. Felser, Phys. Rev. B 93, 134102 (2016).      
  38. Sanjay Singh, J. Bednarcik, S. R. Barman, C. Felser, and  D. Pandey, Phys. Rev. B, 92, 054112 (2015).
  39. Sanjay Singh, Pallavi Kushwaha, F. Scheibel, Hanns-Peter Liermann, S. R. Barman, M. Acet, C. Felser, and D. Pandey, Phys. Rev. B 92, 020105 (R) (2015).
  40. Sanjay Singh, V. Petricek,  P. Rajput, A. H. Hill, E. Suard, S. R. Barman, and Dhananjai Pandey, Phys.  Rev. B 90, 014109 (2014).
  41. R. Bindu, Sanjay Singh, Navneet Singh, R. Ranjan, Kalobaran Maiti, A. H. Hill, and S. R. Barman,  Phys. Rev. B 86, 140104 (R) (2012).
  42. S. R. Barman,  Aparna Chakrabarti,  Sanjay Singh,  S. Banik,  S. Bhardwaj,  P. L. Paulose,  B. A. Chalke,  A. K. Panda, A. Mitra, and A. M. Awasthi, Phys. Rev. B 78, 134406 (2008).
  43. A. K. Shukla, R. S. Dhaka, S. W. D’Souza, Sanjay Singh, K. Horn, D. Wu, T. A. Lograsso, M.Krajčí, J. Hafner, and S. R. Barman, Phys. Rev. B 79, 134206 (2009).
  44. S. Banik, R. Rawat, P. K. Mukhopadhyay, B. L. Ahuja, A. Chakrabarti, P. L. Paulose, Sanjay Singh, A.K. Singh, D. Pandey, and S. R. Barman, Phys. Rev. B 77, 224417 (2008).   
  45. Sanjay Singh, S. W. D'Souza, K. Mukherjee, P. Kushwaha, S. R. Barman, Sandeep Agarwal, P. K. Mukhopadhyay, Aparna Chakrabarti, and E. V. Sampathkumaran, Appl. Phys. Lett.  104, 231909 (2014).    
  46. Sanjay Singh, S. Esakki Muthu, A. Senyshyn, P. Rajput, E. Suard, S. Arumugam, and S. R. Barman, Appl. Phys. Lett.  104, 051905 (2014).             
  47. Sanjay Singh, K. R. A. Ziebeck, E. Suard,  P. Rajput, S. Bharadwaj, A. M. Awasthi,  and S. R. Barman, Appl. Phys. Lett.  101, 171904 (2012).     
  48. Sanjay Singh, Rajeev Rawat and S. R. Barman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99,   021902 (2011).
  49. Sanjay Singh, M. Maniraj, S. W. D’Souza, R. Ranjan, and S. R. Barman, Appl. Phys. Lett.  96, 081904 (2010).
  50. D. K.  Misra, A. Rajput, A. Bhardwaj, N. S.  Chauhan, Sanjay Singh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106 (10), 103901 (2015).
  51. U. Devarajan, S. Esakki Muthu, S. Arumugam, Sanjay Singh, and S. R. Barman, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 053906 (2013).     
  52. M. Siewert, M. E. Gruner, A. Dannenberg, A. Chakrabarti, H. C. Herper, M. Wuttig, S. R. Barman, Sanjay Singh, A. Al-Zubi, T. Hickel, J. Neugebauer, M. Gillessen, R. Dronskowski , and P. Entel , Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 191904 (2011).
  53. U. Devarajan, Sanjay Singh, S. Esakki Muthu, G. Kalai Selvan, P. Sivaprakash, S. Roy Barman, and S. Arumugam, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 252401 (2014).
  54. Sanjay Singh, J Nayak, Abhishek Rai, Parasmani Rajput, Adrian H Hill, S R Barman and Dhananjai Pandey, J. Phys. Condens. Matter. (FTCIOP select) 25, 212203 (2013).
  55. B. L. Ahuja,  Alpa Dashora, N. L. Heda, K. R. Priolkar, L. Vadkhiya, M. Itou, Nelson Lobo, Y. Sakurai, Aparna Chakrabarti, Sanjay Singh and S. R. Barman, J. Phys. Condens. Matter. 22, 446001 (2010).
  56. S. Banik, Sanjay Singh, R. Rawat, P. K. Mukhopadhyay, B. L. Ahuja, A. M. Awasthi, S. R. Barman, and E. V. Sampathkumaran, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 103919 (2009).
  57. R. Ranjan, Sanjay Singh, H. Boysen, D. Trots, S. Banik, A. M. Awasthi, P. K. Mukhopadhyay, and S. R. Barman, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 033510 (2009).         
  58. S. Arumugam,  U. Devarajan,  S. Esakki Muthu, Sanjay Singh, R. Thiyagarajan, M. Manivel Raja, N.V. Rama Rao, Alok Banerjee, Jour. Alloys and Comp. 442, 460 (2017).      
  59. S. Esakki Muthu, M. Kanagaraj, Sanjay Singh, P.U. Sastry, G. Ravikumar, N.V. Rama Rao, M. Manivel Raja, S. Arumugam, Jour. Alloys and Comp.584, 175 (2014).       
  60. S Esakki Muthu, Sanjay Singh, R Thiyagarajan, G Kalai Selvan, N V Rama Rao, M Manivel Raja and S Arumugam, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 46, 205001 (2013).      
  61. MManiraj,  S. W. D’Souza, J. Nayak,  Abhishek Rai,  Sanjay Singh,  B. N. Raja Sekhar, and S. R. Barman, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093901 (2011).
  62. D. K. Misra, A. Bhardwaj and Sanjay SinghJ. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 11913 (2014).    
  63. PallabBag, Sanjay Singh, P.D.Babu, V. Siruguri, RajeevRawat Physica B 448 50–52 (2014).
  64. Sanjay Singh, S. Bhardwaj, A. K. Panda, V. K. Ahire, A. Mitra, A. M. Awasthi, and S.R. Barman, Materials Science Forum, 635, 43 (2010).    
  65. S. W. D’Souza, R.S. Dhaka, A. Rai, M. Maniraj, J. Nayak, Sanjay Singh, D.L. Schlagel, T.A. Lograsso, A. Chakrabarti and S. R. Barman, Materials Science Forum 684, 215 (2011).
  66. Sanjay Singh, S. R. Barman and Dhananjai Pandey, Z. Kristallogr. 230 (1), 13-22 (2015).       

 

    Papers presented in conferences: 

  1. Sanjay Singh, Rajeev Rawat and S. R. Barman, AIP Conf. Proc. 1349, 1017 (2011).    
  2. Sanjay Singh, S. Banik,  S.Bhardwaj, P. L. Paulose, B. A. Chalke, A. K. Panda, A. Mitra, A. M. Awasthi,  and S. R. Barman, Proceedings of the DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 53, 1267 (2008).     
  3. A. K. Shukla, R. S. Dhaka, S. W. D’Souza,  Sanjay Singh,  D. Wu, T. A. Lograsso,  and S. R. Barman,  Proceedings of the DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 53, 767 (2008).

 
 


 
Sanjay Singh, B. Dutta, S. W. D’Souza, M. G. Zavareh, P. Devi, A. S. Gibbs, T.  Hickel, S. Chadov, C. Felser and D. Pandey, Nature Commun.  8, 1006 (2017).                          
2. Jayita Nayak, Shu-Chun Wu, Nitesh Kumar, Chandra Shekhar, Sanjay Singh, Jorg Fink, Emile E.D. Rienks, Gerhard H. Fecher, Stuart S.P. Parkin, Binghai  Yan & Claudia Felser, Nature Commun.  8, 13942 (2017). 
3. Sanjay Singh, S. W. D’Souza, J. Nayak, E. Suard, L. Chapon, A. Senyshyn, V. Petricek, Y.  Skourski, M. Nicklas, C. Felser & S. Chadov, Nature Commun.  7, 12671 (2016).            
4. Sanjay Singh, Luana Caron, Sunil Wilfred D'Souza, Tina Fichtner, Giacomo Porcari, Simone Fabbrici, Chandra Shekhar , Stanislav Chadov , Massimo Solzi , and Claudia Felser, Advanced Materials 28, 3321 (2016).
5. Sanjay Singh, R. Rawat, S. E. Muthu, S. W. D’Souza, E. Suard, A. Senyshyn, S. Banik, P. Rajput, S. Bharadwaj, A. M. Awasthi, R. Ranjan, S. Arumugam, D. Schlagel T. Lograsso, Aparna Chakrabarti, and S. R. Barman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 246601 (2012).

Publication after joining IIT(BHU): 2017-
(*corresponding author)

  1. Anupam K. Singh, Gaurav K. Shukla, and Sanjay Singh*, Intrinsic anomalous Hall conductivity and real space Berry curvature induced topological Hall Effect in Ni2MnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (2022).
  2. Nisha Shahi, Ajit K. Jena, Gaurav K. Shukla, Vishal Kumar, Shivani Rastogi, K. K. Dubey, Indu Rajput, Sonali Baral, Archana Lakhani, Seung-Cheol Lee, Satadeep Bhattacharjee, and Sanjay Singh*, Anti-site disorder and Berry curvature driven anomalous Hall effect in spin gapless semiconducting Mn2CoAl Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 106, 245137 (2022).
  3. Gaurav K. Shukla, Jyotirmoy Sau, Vishal Kumar, Manoranjan Kumar, and Sanjay Singh*, Band splitting induced Berry flux and intrinsic anomalous Hall conductivity in the NiCoMnGa quaternary Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 106, 045131 (2022).
  4. Gaurav K. Shukla, Ajit K. Jena, Nisha Shahi, K. K. Dubey, Indu Rajput, Sonali Baral, Kavita Yadav, K. Mukherjee, Archana Lakhani, Karel Carva, Seung-Cheol Lee, Satadeep Bhattacharjee, Sanjay Singh*,  Atomic disorder and Berry phase driven anomalous Hall effect in Co2FeAl Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 105, 035124 (2022).
  5. Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh*, B. Dutta, K. K. Dubey, Boby Joseph, R. Rawat, Dhananjai Pandey, Robust evidence for the stabilization of the premartensite phase in Ni-Mn-In magnetic shape memory alloys by chemical pressure, Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 113607 (2021).
  6. P. Chaudhary, K. K. Dubey, G. K. Shukla, S. Sadhu khan, S. Kanungo, A. K. Jena, S.-C. Lee, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Minar, and S. W. D’Souza and Sanjay Singh*, Role of chemical disorder in tuning the Weyl points in Vanadium doped Co2TiSn, Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 124201 (2021).
  7. Gaurav K. Shukla, Jyotirmoy Sau, Nisha Shahi, Anupam K. Singh, Manoranjan Kumar, and Sanjay Singh*, Anomalous Hall effect from gapped nodal line in the Co2FeGe Heusler compound, Phys. Rev. B 104, 195108 (2021).
  8. Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh* and D. Pandey, Pair distribution function study of Ni2MnGa magnetic shape memory alloy: Evidence for the precursor state of the premartensite phase, Phys. Rev. B, 104, 064110 (2021).
  9. P Sivaprakash, S Esakki Muthu, Anupam K Singh, KK Dubey, M Kannan, S Muthukumaran, Shampa Guha, Manoranjan Kar, Sanjay Singh, S Arumugam, Effect of chemical and external hydrostatic pressure on magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of Pt doped Ni2MnGa shape memory Heusler alloys, J. Mag. Mag. Mater. 514 167136 (2020).
  10. R. D. dos Reis, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, M. O. Ajeesh,  L. O. Kutelak , A. S. Sukhanov, Sanjay Singh, J. Noky, Y. Sun, J. E. Fischer , K. Manna, C. Felser, and M. Nicklas, Pressure tuning of the anomalous Hall effect in the chiral antiferromagnet Mn3Ge, Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 051401(R) (2020).
  11. K.K. Dubey, P. Devi, Anupam K. Singh, Sanjay Singh*, Improved crystallographic compatibility and magnetocaloric reversibility in  Pt substituted Ni2Mn1.4In0.6 magnetic shape memory Heusler alloy, J. Mag. Mag. Mater. 507, 166818 (2020).
  12. P. Devi, C. Salazar Mejía, L. Caron , Sanjay Singh, M. Nicklas, and C. Felser, Effect of chemical and hydrostatic pressure on the coupled magnetostructural transition of Ni-Mn-In Heusler alloys, Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 122401(R) (2019).
  13. Kavita Yadav, Mohit K. Sharma, Sanjay Singh, and K. Mukherjee, Exotic  magnetic behaviour and evidence of cluster glass and Griffiths like phase in Heusler alloys Fe2-xMnxCrAl (0≤x≤ 1), Scientific Reports 9, 15888(2019).
  14. P. Devi, C. Salazar Mejía, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, K. K. Dubey, Pallavi Kushwaha,Y. Skourski, C. Felser, M. Nicklas, and Sanjay Singh*, Improved magnetostructural and magnetocaloric reversibility in magnetic Ni-Mn-In shape-memory Heusler alloy by optimizing the geometric compatibility condition. Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 062401(R) (2019).
  15. Shamim S. K., P.  Devi, Sanjay Singh and S. K. Pandey, Exploring the best scenario for understanding the high temperature thermoelectric behaviour of Fe2VAl, Mater. Res. Express 6, 026302 (2019).
  16. P. Devi, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, C. Salazar Mejía, K. Hofmann, B. Albert, C. Felser, M. Nicklas, and Sanjay Singh*, Reversible adiabatic temperature change in the shape memory Heusler alloy Ni2.2Mn0.8Ga: An effect of structural compatibility, Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 122401(R) 2018.
  17. P. Devi, Sanjay Singh*, B. Dutta, K. Manna, S.W. D'Souza, Y. Ikeda, E. Suard, V. Petricek, P. Simon, P. Werner, S. Chadhov, Stuart S.P. Parkin, C. Felser, D. Pandey, Adaptive modulation in the Ni2Mn1.4In0.6 magnetic shape-memory Heusler alloyPhys. Rev. B  97, 224102 (2018).
  18. C. Shekhar, N. Kumara, V. Grinenko, Sanjay Singh, R. Sarkar, H. Luetkens, Shu-  Chun Wu, Yang Zhang, Alexander C. Komarek, Erik Kampert, Yurii Skourski, Jochen Wosnitza, Walter Schnelle, Alix McCollam, Uli Zeitler, Jürgen Kübler, Binghai Yan, H.-H. Klauss, S. S. P. Parkin, and C. Felser, Anomalous Hall effect in Weyl semimetal half-Heusler compounds RPtBi (R = Gd and Nd),Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (37) 9140-9144 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1810842115
  19. A. S. Sukhanov, Sanjay Singh, L. Caron, Th. Hansen, A. Hoser, V. Kumar, H.. Borrmann, A. Fitch, P. Devi, K. Manna, C. Felser, D.S. Inosov, Gradual pressure-induced change in the magnetic structure of the noncollinear antiferromagnet Mn3Ge, Phys. Rev.  B 97, 214402 (2018).
  20. Sanjay Singh*, B. Dutta, S. W. D’Souza, M. G. Zavareh, P. Devi, A. S. Gibbs, T.  Hickel, S. Chadov, C. Felser and D. Pandey, Nature Commun.  8, 1006 (2017).                         
  21. Jayita Nayak, Shu-Chun Wu, Nitesh Kumar, Chandra Shekhar, Sanjay Singh, Jorg Fink, Emile E.D. Rienks, Gerhard H. Fecher, Stuart S.P. Parkin, Binghai  Yan & Claudia Felser, Nature Commun.  8, 13942 (2017).          
  22. C. Nethravathi, C. Rajamathi,  Sanjay Singh, M. Rajamathi, C.  Felser,  RSC Advances 7, 1413 - 1417 (2017)
  23.  L. Caron, B. Dutta, P. Devi, M. Ghorbani Zavareh, T. Hickel, R. Cabassi, F. Bolzoni, S. Fabbrici, F. Albertini, C. Felser, and Sanjay Singh*Phys. Rev. B 96, 054105 (2017).
  24. S. Arumugam,  U. Devarajan,  S. Esakki Muthu, Sanjay Singh, R. Thiyagarajan, M. Manivel Raja, N.V. Rama Rao, Alok Banerjee, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 442, 460 (2017).   

Group Leader: Dr. Sanjay Singh

Research Scholars (Ongoing)
Name & Roll No.
Profile Image
Thesis/Project Title Qualification
Contact Details
 
 
Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey
(18111003)

 

Solid State Refrigeration M.Tech. (Materials Science)
IIT (BHU)
krishnakantdubey.rs.mst18@itbhu.ac.in
+91-8604685312
Ms. Nisha Shahi
(18111005)
Hall Effect in Skyrmionic Materials M.Sc. (Physics),
Banaras Hindu University
nishashahi.rs.mst18@itbhu.ac.in 
+91-9140791986
Mr. Gaurav Kumar Shukla
(18111502)
Magnetic and Thermal Transport in Heusler Compounds MSc. (Physics),
University of Allahabad
gauravkr.shukla.rs.mst18@itbhu.ac.in
+91-7905219659
Mr. Vishal Kumar
(19111009)
 
Topological Materials M.Sc. (Physics),
Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

vishalkumar.rs.mst19@itbhu.ac.in
+91-9758993355

Ms. Shivani Rastogi
(20111521)
Investigation of Anomalous Hall Effect in Co2-based Heusler Alloys M.Tech. (Nanotechnology),
University of Rajasthan
shivanirastogi.rs.mst20@itbhu.ac.in
+91-9772632091
Ms. Nidhi
(20111508)
Magnetic 2D Materials M.Sc. (Physics),
Maharshi Dayanand University,
Haryana
nidhi.rs.mst20@itbhu.ac.in
+91- 7495052429
Mr. Pankaj Kumar
(20111510)
Structural, magnetic and novel transport properties of skyrmion host Mn2YZ Heusler alloys M.Sc. (Physics),
College of Commerce, Arts and Science, Patna
pankajkumar.rs.mst20@itbhu.ac.in
+91-8709306129
Mr. Benugopal Bairagya
(21111501
)
Anomalous Nernst Study of Martensite Phase Transforming Heusler Alloys and Related Systems M.Sc. (Physics),
Bankura University,
West Bengal
benugopalbairagya.rs.mst21@itbhu.ac.in
+91- 7001578988
PhD Alumni (Completed)
Name  Profile Image Thesis/Project Title Current Position Submission Year and Contacts

Mr. Anupam Singh

 

Phase Transitions, Local Structure and Anomalous Hall Effect in Ni-Mn-based Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys and Related Systems Postdoc Fellow at Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics,
Halle, Germany

2022
anupamksingh1991@gmail.com

M.Tech. (Ongoing)
Name  Roll No.  Project Title Contact Details

Ms. Fensa Luke
 

20112005

Transport Properties in 2D Mgnetic Materials fensaluke.mst20@itbhu.ac.in

Mr. Akash Kumar
 

21112001

Anomalous Nerst Effect in Heusler Compounds akashkumar.mst21@itbhu.ac.in
M.Tech. Alumni 
Name  Roll No. Thesis/Project Title Contact Details

Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

16112006 Hysteresis and Magnetocaloric Effect in Ni-Pt-Mn-In Magnetic Shape Memory Heusler Alloys krishnakantdubey.rs.mst18@itbhu.ac.in 

Mr. Vikas Singh

17112011 Structural Studies on Layered Pervoskite La2-2xSr1+2xMn2O(x=0.2, 0.25, 0.3, & 0.35) vikassingh1193@gmail.com 

Ms Saumya Shukla

18112010

Investigation of Structural Properties and strain glass behavior in Ni based Shape Memory Alloys shukla.saumya2011@gmail.com  

Mr. Abhishek Anand

19112002 Structural Study of Cerium deoped Calcium Manganite Ca(1-x)CexMnO3 abhishekanand.mst19@itbhu.ac.in
IDD (Ongoing)
Name  Roll No. Thesis/Project Title Contact Details
Mr. Ujjawal Modanwal 18114017 Theoretical Investigation of Magnetic, Electronic, Transport Proprties in Cobalt based Heusler Alloys ujjawalmodanwal.mst18@itbhu.ac.in
Mr. Eeshan Ketkar 19114023   eeshan.ketkar.cd.mst19@itbhu.ac.in
IDD Alumni
Name  Roll No. Thesis/Project Title Contact Details
Ms. Payal Chaudhary 14114008 Search for Potential Weyl Semimetal Candidates in Heusler Alloys using First Principle Methods payal.chaudhary.mst14@itbhu.ac.in
Mr. Animesh Kumar 15114003 A Comprehensive Review of Thermoelectric Materials animesh.kumar.mst15@itbhu.ac.in
Mr. Sudhanshu Raj 16114014 Sample Preparation and Structural Characterization of Skyrmion host Mn-Co-Si sudhanshu@univ.ai
Mr. Vaibhav Gupta 16114015 Preparation of Single Phase MnSb Alloy for the Investigation of Pressure Induced Superconductivity vaibhav.gupta.mst16@itbhu.ac.in 
Mr. Abhinav Sharma 17114002 Investigation of Theoretical Topological Hall Resistivity in Co2FeAl using Micromagnetic Simulations theabhinavas5@gmail.com
Ms. Shrishti Sharma 17114019 Calculation of Anomalous Hall Conductivity of Full Heusler Co2MnAl using Different Methods and their Composition shrish.t.work@gmail.com 
  1. Study of composition and thermo-mechanical processing of 4-8% Cu Al alloy for fabricating the fuselage skins and frames for aerospace application, DST-CST (grant ~ 11 Lakhs), 2022-2024 (CO-PI)
  2. Czochralski based Single Crystal Growth facility for Intermetallic systems (upgradation to existing polycrystalline sample preparation by arc melting, SERB-DST (grant ~ 20 Lakhs), 2023-2025 (CO-PI)
  3.  Investigation of Anomalous Nernst effect in shape memory Heusler alloys, SERB-DST (CRG grant~68.42 Lakhs), India, 2022-2025 (Principal Investigator)
  4. Preparation and characterization of Heusler alloys for spintronics, Indo-Korea Science and Technolgy Centre (IKST), Bengaluru, India (Grant:14.75 lakhs), 2021-2022 (Principle Investigator)
  5. Minimizing hysteresis in magnetic shape memory Heusler alloys for reversible magnetocaloric effect, SERB-DST (grant~50 Lakhs), India, 2018-2021 (Principal Investigator)
  6. Ramanujan Fellowship research Grant~ Rs 35 Lakhs, form SERB, India, November 2017 - October 2022).  (Principal Investigator)
  7. Designing Heusler alloys for magnetic refrigeration, Funding Agency-Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India (Seed Money Grant~ Rs 10 Lakhs). (Principal Investigator)
  8. Elastocaloric effect measurement setup to study caloric effect in shape memory alloys, Funding Agency-UGC-DAE CSR (grant~11 Lakhs) , Indore, India (Principal Investigator).
  9. Designing  magnetocaloric measurement setup, Funding Agency: IIT BHU, Varanasi (grant-4 Lakhs) (Principal Investigator).

Temperature range: 300 K - 1573 K

Maximum Temperature gradient: 473 K

Gases: Argon (Ar) and Nitrogen (N2) gas flow

1. Sample Preparation Unit
(i) Arc Melting Furnace: Metals & alloys samples can be prepared.
3 samples can be prepared simultaneously.
(ii) Turbo Molecular Pump (PFEIFFER): Vacuum limit ~5.0*10-7 mbar
(iii) Diffusion Pump (Hind High Vacuum): Vacuum Limit~5.0*10-6 mbar
Vacuum Sealing Unit
5 samples of different size can be vacuum sealed
simultaneously upto vacuum of ~5.0*10-7 mbar 
2 X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
Rigaku, CuKÞ, 18kW, Rotating Anode
Hight Temperature attachment: 300K-1700K
Low Temperature attachment: 11K-300K
3. Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS)
Quantum Design's,  DynaCool
VSM: 1.6K-1000K (sensitivity 10-6 emu), 9 Tesla
AC magnetic susceptibility: 10Hz-10KHz, 1.8K-400K
Specific Heat (1.8K-400K), and Multifunction probe
4. Cryogen-Free Measurement System (CFMS)
Temperature Range: 1.8K-325K, 7 Tesla Field
Measurement Attachments:
(i) Dielectric measurements using novacontrol and HIOKI HiTESTER LCR meter.
(ii) Magnetoresistance measurements using Electrometer, Current Sounce and Nanovoltmeter.
(iii) Hall Measurement Setup: Under process
5.

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
(TA Instruments)
Temperature Range: 120K-870K
Frequency Range: 0.001 to 200 Hz
Force Range: 0.0001 to 18 N
Modulus Range: 103 to 3*1012 Pa

6.

Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM)

(ZEISS)
Resolution~10 nm
Maximum EHT Voltage: 20kV
Detector: In Lense and Secondary Electron
9  Sample can be mounted simultaneously
EDS detector (Oxford Instruments)

7.

Three zone furnace 

Nabertherm
Temperature range: 300 K -1300 K
Maximum Temperature gradient: 200 K
Gases: Argon (Ar) and Nitrogen (N2) gas flow

8.

Glove Box

Specification:

1. N2 Filled inert atmosphere

2. O2 level  1.5ppm

3. H2O level 1.6ppm

4. Gas purification system

5. Arc Melting Furnace with 400 A  Power supply: Three samples   can be prepared simultaneously

6. Casting setup

9.

Seebeck Coefficient and Resistivity (two probe) Measurement System  

Temperature Range: 300 K-1073 K

10.

Transport Measurement Setup

Measurements:

  • Resistivity
  • Magnetoresistance (MR)
  • Hall effect

Specification:-

Magnetic field: 0 to 1 Tesla

Temperature range:

- Low temperature attachment-  300K-77K

- High temperature attachment- 300K-673K

PhD positions are available for students who have already qualified  CSIR(JRF) or  having DST Inspire fellowship. Application with detailed CV can be send to Principle Investigator (email: ssingh.mst@iitbhu.ac.in). Position for GATE qualified students will be open soon. 

  • Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany
  • Institute of Laue Langevin , Grenoble, France
  • Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Max Planck Institute for Iron Research, Düsseldorf Germany
  • Technical University Dresden, Germany
  • IMEM-CNR, Parma, Italy
  • Institute of Physics, Praha, Czech Republic
  • European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France
  • Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,  Didcot, UK
  • UGC-DAE-CSR,  Indore, India
  • Bharathidasan University
  • TIFR, Mumbai
  • IISER, Pune
  • IISER, Bhopal
  • IIT, Mandi​ 
  • IIT, Delhi

 

Name

Name of Events

Concerned Place and Year

Dr. Sanjay Singh Talk delivered at IIT Delhi-UB (University of Buffalo) Conclave IIT Delhi (November 2022)
Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey and Ms. Shivani Rastogi Pressure & Magnetic field dependent X-ray Diffraction Elettra, Triesty, Italy.
November-2022
Dr. S. Singh,
and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey
XRD and PDF Measurements at P02.1 beamline Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
September-2022
Dr. S. Singh,
Mr. Gaurav Shukla and Mr. Vishal Kumar
XRD and PDF Measurements at P02.1 beamline Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
June-2022
Dr. S. Singh,
Ms Nisha Shahi and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey
Pressure & Magnetic field dependent X-ray Diffraction Elettra, Triesty, Italy.
May-2022
Dr. S. Singh,
Mr. Gaurav Shukla and Mr. Vishal Kumar
XAFS Measurements Remote Beamtime at P65, Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
December-2021

Dr. S. Singh,
Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

PDF measurements during Remote Beamtime (HC-4102)

Remote Beamtime at ID22 beamline of ESRF, Grenoble, France.
October-2020

Ms. Payal Chaudhary

Got Ph.D. position at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

August-2020

Dr. S. Singh and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

SMST-2020

Goa, India.
February-2020

Dr. S. Singh and Mr. Keshav Kumar

Neutron Single Crystal Diffraction Measurements

ISIS, RAL, Didcot, UK.
February-2020

Dr. S. Singh and Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh

64th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium

IIT Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
December-2020

Dr. S. Singh and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

XRD and PDF Measurements at P02.1 beamline

Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
December-2019

Dr. S. Singh,
Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

XAFS Measurements

Elettra, Triesty, Italy.
November-2019

Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh

The 4th Neutron and Muon School

J-PARC, Ibaraki, Japan
Oct-Nov,2019

Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh

The 16th Oxford on Neutron Scattering

University of Oxford, UK.
September- 2019

Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

LTHM workshop

UGC-DAE, CSR, Indore,
May-2019

Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh, Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey, Ms. Nisha Shahi and Mr. Gaurav Kumar Shukla

ISUM-2019

UGC-DAE, CSR, Indore,
March-2019

Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

Gold medal for achieving 1st position in M.Tech. degree

IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India
December-2018

Dr. S. Singh, Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh and Mr. Arun Kumar

XRD and PDF Measurements at P02.1 beamline

Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
November-2018

Dr. S. Singh, Prof. D. Pandey and Mr. Arun Kumar

XRD and PDF Measurements at P02.1 beamline

Petra-III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
May-2018

Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh

GIAN Course

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab

Sep-2017

Dr. S. Singh, Mr. Anupam Kumar Singh and Mr. Krishna Kant Dubey

45th National Conference on Crystallography

IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India
July-2017

 

  1. High pressure Xpress beamline at Elettra Synchrotron Trieste, Italy from 03/11/22 to 07/011/22
  2. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 12/09/22 to 15/09/22
  3. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 30/07/22 to 03/07/22
  4. High pressure Xpress beamline at Elettra Synchrotron Trieste, Italy from 31/05/22 to 05/06/22
  5. WISH neutron diffraction spectrometer, ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, UK from 16/02/20 to 22/02/20
  6. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from  02/12/2019 to 66/12/2019
  7. XAFS beamline at Elettra Synchrotron Trieste, Italy from 25/11/19 to 01/12/19
  8. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from  22/11/2018 to 26/11/2018
  9. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from  29/05/18 to 05/06/18
  10. High-energy X-ray diffraction (XRD)  beamline P07, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 02/07/17 to 06/07/17 
  11. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 07/05/17 to 16/05/17
  12. High Intensity two axis difractometer D20, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France from 16/02/2017 to 20/02/2017 
  13. High resolution neutron diffraction diffractometer D2B, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France 19/09/2016 to 21/09/2016 
  14. High-energy X-ray diffraction (XRD)  beamline P07,  DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 22-Sep-2016 to 25-Sep-2016
  15. High resolution neutron diffraction diffractometer D2B, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France from 07/07/2016 to 10/07/2016
  16. High resolution neutron powder diffrractometer, ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, UK from 24/10/16 to 28/10/16 
  17. MuSR spectrometer, EMU, ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, UK from 25/04/16 to 28/04/16
  18. Hot neutron four circle diffrractometer D9, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France from 13/10/2015 To: 24/10/2015
  19. High resolution neutron diffraction diffractometer D2B, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France from 02/07/2015 to 09/07/2015
  20. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 22-Jun-2015 to 24-Jun-2015
  21. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 27-Jan-2014 to 29-Jan-2014
  22. RRCAT, INDUS-II, Indore, India (2014)
  23. Powder Diffraction and Total Scattering Beamline P02.1, DESY, Hamburg, Germany from 08-Nov-2013 to 11-Nov-2013 
  24. Indian Beamline (BL-16), Photon Factory, KEK, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, JAPAN from January 2013 to Dec 2013. 
  25. High resolution neutron diffraction diffractometer D2B, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France from 01/08/2011 to 06/08/2011
  26. High resolution x-ray diffraction beamline ID31, ESRF, Grenoble France from 22/06/2011 to 24/06/2011
  27. Hard X-ray photoemission beamline  ID32, ESRF, Grenoble France from 15/06/2011 to 21/06/2011
  28. Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France during Jan 23-31, 2011
  29. RRCAT, INDUS-I (2010-2012)
  30. High resolution neutron diffraction diffractometer D2B, Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France during 22/11/2010 to 30/11/2010