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Name Prof. Prasanta Kumar Mahapatra
Designation Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 439
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DI.I.T., Kharagpur1984
M.Sc.(physics)Berhampur University1975
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Pro-Vice Chancellor, West Bengal university of Technology (June 1910- June 1912)[ on lien from Vidyasagar University]
Professor, Vidyasagar University; West Bengal, (March 1999- till date)
Reader, Vidyasagar University; West Bengal (March 1992-March 1999)
Asst Professor, NERIST, Itanagar; Arunachal Pradesh (Feb 1991-March 1992)
Lecturer, NERIST, Itanagar; Arunachal Pradesh (October 1987-Feb 1991)
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Theoretical and Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Non-linear Optics
Theoretical and Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Non-linear Optics
Course/ Subject Taught 
Quantum Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Field Theory, Computer Programming
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
66. Strain induced enhanced ferromagnetic behavior in inhomogeneous low doped La0.95Sr0.05MnO3+dAppl. Phys. Lett. 102;1124082013The American Institute of Physics
65.Coherent control of localization of a three level atom by symmetric and asymmetric superpositions of two standing- wave fieldsLaser Physics 23 ;0452012013Institute of Physics, U.K
64.Modulation of special propagation dynamics in a three-core linear directional couplerOptical Engineering 52; 0540032013SPIE ,USA
63.Variable-coupling-induced optical trapping in optical waveguides via dressed continuumJournal Modern Optics 60; 1006-10142013Taylor and Francis (USA)
62.Optical analogue of double Fano resonance via dressed twin continuaJournal of Optical Society of America B 30; 3202-32092013Optical Society of America
61. Magnetic and Electrical Transport Properties in the Self-Doped Manganite La0.9Mn0.9M0.1O3 (M=Mn, Zn and Ti)Physica B 407; 2442-462012Elsevier B.V.
60. Relativistic Resonant Tunneling Lifetime for Double Barrier System.Advances in Applied Physics 1; 47-582012Hikari ltd
59.Optical Trapping with Modified Exponential Decay in Optical Waveguides via Dressed Continuum.J. Modern Optics,59; 226-2342012Taylor and Francis (USA)
58.Phase Control of Absorbtion, Dispersion and Gain of Weak Signal Field in Erbium Doped Fiber.Journal of Optics 41; 235–2422012Springer
57.Phase coherence and Rabi frequency induced ultranarrow spectral linesPhysics letters A, 376; 3439–34442012North Holland Publication, Elsevier

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
9.Impedance spectroscopy of (Pb0.93Gd0.07)(Sn0.45Ti0.55)0.9825O3 ferroelectrics.Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences 15 .2008NISCAIR in association with the Indian National Science Academy
8.Structural, dielectric and electrical properties of Sm-modified Pb(SnTi)O3 ferroelectric system.Bulletin of Materials Science 25 ; 517-519.2002Indian Academy of Sciences.
7.Band structure of realistic model for semiconductor superlattices.Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 39;296-307.2001CSIR. India
6. Effect of dc field on texture and electrohydrodynamic instability in cyanobiphenyl mixture.Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 37; 150-158.1999CSIR, India
5. Electrohydrodynamic instability in a mixture of cyanobiphenyl and cyanoterphenyl.Indian Journal of Physics, A 73A ; 147-157.1999Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science.
4.Structural, dielectric and pyroelectric properties of La-doped Pb5Ge3O11 ferroelectric.Indian Journal of Physics, A 73A; 445-452. Publisher:1999Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
3.Phase transition in Pb5Ge2ZrO11 ceramicscal properties of Pb5Ge2.5Ti0.5O11 ferroelectricsIndian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 35 :743-7481997CSIR. India.
2. Relativistic effects of Landauer resistance of Fibonacci latticeIndian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 34 :972-9761996CSIR. India
1.Zener tunnelling and optical absorption by Bloch electrons in presence of electric fieldIndian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 19; 295-3041981CSIR. India

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Tunneling in Electrically Biased Semiconductor Multibarrier SystemsLambert Academic Publishing2012second Author
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
S.P.BhattacharyaSome aspects of Tunneling time in multibarrier systems Submitted2013
Gopal HaitMagneto tunneling across multibarrier structures Ongoing2016 (Expected)
S. SinhaEffect of electric field on multibarrier systems and superlattices Ongoing2015 (Expected)
Indranil BayalLight trapping in wave guide systems Ongoing2014

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sandeep ChatterjeeStructural, electrical and dielectric properties of Na2WxO3x+1 composites Awarded2011
A.K.MaitiSome studies on all optical data and information processing with the help of nonlinear material based tree-net structure Awarded2011
P.K.PanchadyhyayeeTunneling in Electrically biased Semiconductor multibarrier systems Awarded2009
Bibhas DuttaQuantum Coherence and interference effect in driven atom Awarded2009
S.K.BarikStudies of Structural, dielectric and electrical properties of (M’M’’)1/2TiO3 [M’=mono, M’’= trivalent ions] Awarded2008
B.P.DasStructural, dielectric and electrical properties of some rare-earth modified Pb(SnTi)O3 Ferroelectric system Awarded2005
R.K.MedyaStudies on optical and electrical properties of some mixtures of Liquid crystals in the smectic and nematic phases Awarded2004
M.L.Nanda GoswamiStudy of Ferroelectric phase transition in Pb5Ge3O11 and it’s modified compounds Awarded1999
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