Professor, Department of Physics
Department of Physics
Jadavpur University
Kolkata - 700 032
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Ph.D. 2002 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 1996 University of Calcutta
B.Sc 1994 University of Calcutta

Teaching Experience (3)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2020, October to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2017, October to 2020, September
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2005, October to 2017, September
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Materials Science (Thin film devices - Schottky diode, Solar cell)
Courses Taught/Teaching
1. PG (Science) level - IC fabrication technology, Plasma Electronics
2. UG (Science) level - Electronic devices and circuits
3. UG (Engineering) level - General Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Physical optics, Modern Physics
Research Area
Amorphous silicon, microcrystalline silicon, Silicon-Germanium based thin film solar cell, Large area solar cell for Industrial use, Polymer-Inorganic nanoparticle based solar cell, Thin film Schottky diode
Visiting Scientist at Institute of Energy Conversion, University of Delaware, USA
Visiting Scientist at Ecole Polytechnique and Laboratoire de GĂ©nie Electrique de Paris, France. JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, AIST, Japan. EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UK. Postdoctoral fellowship of INFM, ITALY.
Conference Papers Published (48)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Impedance Spectroscopy Study of Hydrothermally Synthesized Nano-semiconducting Bornite (Cu5FeS4) Materials Today: Proceedings 2018 Corresponding Author 5 (3)-9948-9957
Gaussian Distribution of Inhomogeneous Barrier Height of Al/ZnS/ITO Schottky Barrier Diodes Materials Today: Proceedings 2018 Corresponding Author 5 (3)-9958-9964
Room Temperature Deposited Transparent Conducting InZnO: Ga thin films by Non-Reactive RF-Magnetron Sputtering Materials Today: Proceedings 2017 Corresponding Author 4 (14)-12610-12614
Charge transport mechanism of Al/Cd1-xZnxs/ITO schottky diode and its photosensing behavior International conference on emerging trends in nanomaterials science and technology(ICETNMST), 2017 2017 Joydeep Datta, Mrinmay Das, Arka Dey, Sayantan Sil, Rajkumar Jana, Partha Pratim Ray -
Hydrothermal synthesis of rGO-TiO2 nanocomposite with different weight ratio of graphene and their application on schottky diode: major improvement in device performance Fourth International Symposium on Semiconductor Materials and Devices (ISSMD-4) 2017 Mrinmay Das, Joydeep Datta, Soumi Halder, Partha Pratim Ray -
Journal Papers Published (148)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Improved charge transport properties of graphene incorporated tin oxide based Schottky diode over pure one Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2021 Corresponding Author 148-109706
Investigation of conduction kinetics in Al/CuInSe2 Schottky device utilizing impedance spectroscopy (IS) measurement and study of its photosensing behaviour Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2021 Corresponding Author 150-109878
Development of a Schottky barrier diode using molecular network of 1-alkyl-2-(arylazo) imidazole prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett technique Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2021 Corresponding Author 149-109778
Linear dicarboxylate-based pyridyl-appended cobalt (ii) coordination polymers in search of opto-electronic properties New Journal of Chemistry 2020 Corresponding Author 44-9004-9009
Synthesis of an electrically conductive square planar copper (ii) complex and its utilization in the fabrication of a photosensitive Schottky diode device and DFT study New Journal of Chemistry 2020 Corresponding Author 44-11622-11630
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

UGC, Govt. of India UGC Raman Fellow 2013
BRNS-DAE, Govt. of India Young Scientist Research Award 2010
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (14)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sayantan Sil Complete 2020
Rajkumar Jana Complete 2019
Mrinmay Das Complete 2018
Nur Amin Hoque Prof. Sukhen Das Complete 2018
Joydep Datta Complete 2018
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Vacuum deposition of Fluorinated Zinc Phthalocyanine and Oligothiophene based plasmonic tandem solar cell Principal Investigator SERB, DST Rs. 47 Lakhs 3 years 2017 to 2020 Ongoing
Realization of high efficiency interdigitated back-contact (IBC) silicon heterojunction (SHJ) solar cells with novel front structure SERI, DST Rs. 63,27,200/- 3 Years 2015 to 2018 Ongoing
Development of solution processed conjugated polymer bulk heterojunction solar cell Principal Investigator WBDST 1,50,000 3 Years 2012 to 2015 Complete
Development of bulk heterojunction solar cell based on nanostructured poly (3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) and fullerene derivatives Principle Investigator UGC 8,12,000 3 Years 2011 to 2014 Ongoing
Development of hydrogenated nanocrystalline silicon and solar cell by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) method from argon dilution of silane Principle Investigator BRNS-DAE Rs.160000/= 3 years 2010 to 2013 Ongoing
Patents (2)
Patent Name Year

"A process for the preparation of Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells" 2010
Protection against aluminium contamination of a-Si:H thin films in rf-PECVD process 2009
Collaborative Programs (2)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Indo-US Prof. Steve Hegedus 2013
Indo-French collaborative Industrial project Prof. Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, Ecole Polytechnique, France. Prof. Christophe Longeaud, Laboratoire de Genie Electrique de Paris, France. J. Meot, Solems (solar cell company), France 2007
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

Indian Physical Society
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

CMDAYS Physics Department, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2009
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
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