School of Natural Sciences
Department of Physics

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Avijit Ghosh

M.Sc (Physics) from Vidyasagar University,
Ph.D (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Assistant Professor,
Department of Physics

Cell: +91-9801070687 (Cell)
E-Mail avijitphy@gmail.com

Award  
  1. Awarded Erasmus Mundus LEADERS' scholarship on Post-Doctorate level funded by European Union (da Universidade do Porto, Portugal), October 2017-April 2018.
  2. Awarded CSIR-UGC Senior Research Fellowship (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), January 2008-June 2010.
  3. Awarded Institute Research Fellowship, (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India) January 2005-December 2007.
  4. Qualified GATE examination held on February 8, 2004 (Percentile Score: 93.33, All India Rank: 185) and February 13, 2005 (Percentile Score: 98.09, All India Rank: 69).
  5. Qualified NET examination held on June 19 and with CSIR-JRF on December 18, 2005.
  6. Qualified SLET (UGC) examination, West Bengal held on February 27, 2005.
  7. Awarded the University Gold Medal for being 1st position in Master of Science from Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India in the year 2001-2002.
  8. Awarded the Janardan Ghorai memorial endowment medal for being 1st position in Master of Science from Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India in the year 2001-2002.
Professional Experience  
  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand (28.06.11 to present).
  2. Lecturer, Department of Physics, IIIT-BASAR, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Andhra Pradesh (30.09.10- 25.06.11).
  3. Assistant Professor, Department of Pure & Applied Physics, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalayay, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh (19.07.10–21.09.10).
Area of Interest  
  1. Semiconductor Nanostructures, Multiferroics and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Photovoltaics and Nanogenerators
  2. Characterization Techniques
    - X-ray diffraction (Rietveld Technique)
    - Electron Microscopy
    - Photoluminescence spectroscopy
    - Optical Absorption spectroscopy
    - Raman spectroscopy
    - Dielectric and Impedance Spectroscopy
  3. Strongly Correlated Electronic System
Courses Taught (in CUJ) :  

For B. Sc students:

  • Optics (3 times)
  • Solid State Physics (2 times)
  • Nanoscience (2 times)
  • Electricity and Magnetism (1 time)
  • Quantum Physics (3 times)
  • Special Theory of Relativity (4 times)
  • Heat (1 time)          
  • Thermodynamics (2 times)

For M. Sc Students

  • Classical Electrodynamics (5 times)
  •  Statistical Mechanic-II 3 times)     

For B.Tech Students:

  • Introductory Physics (3 times)

Ph. D Course work:

Quantum Theory of Solids (1 time)
Project (Completed/Ongoing)  

Title: Investigation of Compositional Engineering for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells
Agency: DST under Clean Energy Research Initiative (CERI) program
Cost: 99.642 Lakh in 2016-2019.
P.I.: Avijit Ghosh
Co-P.I.: Basudev Pradhan

Articles Published   Published Papers: (Article in Journals/Proceedings)
  1. C. Rodrigues, A. Gomes, A. Ghosh, A. Pereira, and J. Ventura, (2019) Power-Generating Footwear Based on a Triboelectric-Electromagnetic-Piezoelectric Hybrid Nanogenerator, Nano Energy, vol. 62, pp. 660-666.
  2. T. Patri, P. Justin, P. D. Babu and A. Ghosh, (2019), Analysis of Dielectric and Magnetic Phase Transitions in Yb(Fe0.5Cr0.5)O3 Bulk Perovskite, Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol.125, pp.224 (1-12).
  3. D. S. Saini, A. Ghosh, S. Tripathy, S. K. Sharma, A. Kumar, and D. Bhattacharya, (2018), Improved Conductivity of Spark Plasma Sintered Ho-Substituted BaZrO3 Electrolyte Ceramics for IT-SOFCs, ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol.1 No.7, pp.3469-3478.
  4. D. S. Saini, S. Tripathy, A. Kumar, S. K. Sharma, A. Ghosh and D. Bhattacharya, (2018), Impedance and Modulus Spectroscopic Analysis of Single Phase BaZrO3 Ceramics for SOFC Application, Ionics, vol.24, No.4, pp.1161–1171.
  5. T. Patri, P Justin, K. Prabahar and A. Ghosh, (2016) Raman and Dielectric Spectroscopic Analysis of Magnetic Phase Transition in Y(Fe0.5Cr0.5)O3 Multiferroic Ceramics, Ceramics International, vol.42, No.12, pp.13834-13840.
  6. A. Ghosh, N. Karak and T K Kundu, (2013), Effect of Co Doping on Optical Behaviors in ZnO Nanorods, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol.1536, pp.177-178.
  7. P. Kundu, A. Ghosh, S. Das, and T. K. Bhattacharyya, (2012), Compatibility study of thin passivation layers with hydrazine for silicon based MEMS microthruster, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol.45 No.9, pp.095302 (1-9).
  8. N. Kumar, A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2011), Electrical behavior of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)0.5(Fe0.5Nb0.5)0.5O3 ceramics, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol.130, No.1-2, pp. 392-397.
  9. A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2010), Growth and microstructure for visible emission and surface optical phonon of Zn-ZnO nanostructure, Philosophical Magazine, Vol.90, No.6, pp.731-751.
  10. A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2010), Optical emission and absorption for Zn-ZnO core-shell nanostructures, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience Vol.5, No.2, pp. 134-142.
  11. P. K. Samanta, S. K. Patra, A. Ghosh, and P. Roy Chaudhuri, (2009), Visible emission from ZnO nanorods synthesized by a simple wet chemical method, International Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.1, No. 1-2, pp. 81-90.
  12. A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2009), Microstructural aspects for defect emission and E2high phonon mode of ZnO thin films, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.105, No.12, pp.124906 (1-6).
  13. A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2009), Phonon assisted photoluminescence and surface optical mode of Zn embedded ZnO nanostructure, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol.42, No.7, pp.075416 (1-6).
  14. A. Ghosh, and R. N. P. Choudhary, (2009), Structural evolution and visible photoluminescence of Zn-ZnO nanophosphor, Physica Status Solidi A, Vol.206, No.3, pp.535-539.
  15. S. Pal, A. Ghosh, T. B. Ghosh, S. De, and S. Dasgupta, (2006), Optical quantification of fouling during nanofiltration of dyes, Separation and Purification Technology,Vol.52, No.2, pp.372-379.

Presented in Seminar/Workshop/Conference:  
  1. A. Ghosh, N. Kumar and R.N.P Choudhary, the Optical and Electrical Properties of La-ion modified BiFeO3 Nano-perovskites, 6th International Conference on Functional Electroceramics and Polymers, Department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, 20th-22nd February’17.
  2.  A. Ghosh, N. Kumar and R.N.P Choudhary, Electrical and Optical Behaviors in La-modified BiFeO3 Nanoceramics, International Conference on Materials Science & Technology, University of Delhi, India, 1st – 4th March’16.
  3. A. Ghosh, Graphene Based Electron Field Emitter : Challenges and Prospects, National Seminar on Recent Advancement in Physics, Vivekananda Satavarshiki Mahavidyalaya, Manikpara, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India, 20th – 21st March’15.
  4. A. Ghosh, N. Kumar and R.N.P Choudhary, Modified Structural and Electrical Properties of PbTiO3-BiFeO3 Multiferroics, National Seminar on Recent Developments in Composite & Nano Materials, Hi-Tech College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, India, 7-8th February’15.
  5. A. Ghosh, N. Kumar,  S. P. Singh, and P. K. Datta, Optical Non-linearity in 0.5PbTiO3-0.5BiFeO3 Solid Solution, India-Singapur Joint Symposium, Department of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, India, 25th -27th  Feberuary’13.
  6. A. Ghosh, N. Karak and T. K. Kundu, Effect of Co Doping on Optical Behaviors in ZnO Nanorods, International Conference on Recent Trends in Applied Physics & Material Science, Government College of Engineering & Technology, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 1st -2nd February’13.
  7. A. Ghosh, N. Kumar, S. P. Singh, and P. K. Datta, Nonlinear Optical Response in La Modified BiFeO3 Nanoceramics, 1st International Workshop on Nanomaterials (IWoN): Engineering Photon and Phonon Transport, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 14th – 15th December’12.
  8. A. Ghosh, P. Kundu, S. Das, and T. K. Bhattacharyya, on Origin of Second Harmonic Generation in Si/SiO2/Si3N4 Stack Layer, National Conference on Sustainable Development through Innovative Research in Science and Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 28th – 29th September’12.
  9. A. Ghosh, Nanotechnology: An Overview, National Seminar on Concept of Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology in College Level, Narajole Raj College, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India, 20th January’12.
  10. A. Ghosh, Optical Characterization of Zn Embedded ZnO and Zn-ZnO Core-shell Nanostructure, India-Australia International Workshop on Nanotechnology in Materials and Energy Application, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 29th – 31st December’11.
  11. A. Ghosh, Microstructure and Photo absorption of TiO2 Nanocrystal, International Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, 18th -21st December’11.
  12. A. Ghosh, Microstructure Mediated Surface Optical Phonon Mode from Zn-ZnO Nanostructure, International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics, Department of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, India, 1st-2nd December’11.
  13. A. Ghosh and R. N. P. Choudhary, Studies on the Morphology and Structure of Zn Nanoparticles by Vacuum Arc Technique, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Materials’ Science, ISM University, Dhanbad, India, 15th -17th February’08.
Any Other Information  
    Reviewer:
      1.  Applied Physics Letters
      2.  Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
      3.  Journal of Applied Physics
      4.  Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
      5.  Journal of Chemical Physics
      Life Member :
      1. Indian Association of Physics Teachers