School of Natural Sciences
Center for Appied Physics

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Avijit Ghosh

Ph.D in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
M.Sc. in Physics

Assistant Professor,
Center for Appied Physics

Cell: +91-7250183955 (Cell)

Fields of Research Area  
  1. Semiconductor Nanostructures, Multiferroics, Photovoltaics
  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
Project (Completed/ Ongoing) as P.I.:  



Name of Co- P.I.



Investigation of Compositional Engineering for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells

(Under CERI Program)

Dr. Basudev Pradhan

Rs. 99,64,200.00


Professional Experience  
  1. Assistant Professor, Centre for Applied Physics, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand (28.06.11 to till date).
  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).
Fellowship and Awards  
  1. Awarded Erasmus Mundus LEADERS scholarship on Post-Doctorate level funded by European Union in 2017.
  2. Awarded CSIR-UGC Senior Research Fellowship, 2008-2010 (June).
  3. Awarded Institute Research Fellowship, (IIT Kharagpur), 2005-2007.
  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 (CSIR-JRF) 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.
Courses Taught: (in CUJ)   For B.Sc. Students
  1. Optics (3 times)
  2. Solid State Physics (2 times)
  3. Nanoscience (2 times)
  4. Electricity and Magnetism (1 time)
  5. Quantum Physics (2 times)
  6. Special Theory of Relativity (3 times)
  7. Heat (1 time)
  8. Thermodynamics (2 times)

For M. Sc Students

  1. Classical Electrodynamics (4 times)
  2. Statistical Mechanic-II (2 times)

For B.Tech Students:

  1. Introductory Physics (3 times)

Ph. D Course work:

  1. Quantum Theory of Solids (1 time)


List of Publications   Published Papers: (Article in Journals/Proceedings)
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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).
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

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


Name of the student

Name of co-guide


Effect of magnetic field on transport properties of an electron in simultaneous presence of electron correlation and disorder

Mr. Vaibhav Vivek Bhardwaj

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

On going

Master. thesis supervision   Completed : 5
    1. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
    2. Applied Physics Letters
    3. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
    4. Journal of Applied Physics
    5. Journal of Chemical Physics
Membership in Professional Society  
  1. Indian Association of Physics Teachers (Life Member)