Assistant 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 (1)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2005 to present
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 (44)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Hydrothermally synthesized flake-like CuO nanoparticles and its photosensing behavior International Conference on Emerging Trends in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICETINN 2017) 2017 Rajkumar Jana, Arka Dey, Mrinmay Das, Pubali Das, Partha Pratim Ray -
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 -
Understanding the origin of lattice defects in methylammonium lead iodide perovskite Fourth International Symposium on Semiconductor Materials and Devices (ISSMD-4) 2017 Joydeep Dhar, Sayantan Sil, Arka Dey, Dirtha Sanyal , Partha Pratim Ray -
Structural and optical characterization of Cd1-XZnxS and its application in the schottky diode Fourth International Symposium on Semiconductor Materials and Devices (ISSMD-4) 2017 Joydeep Datta, Mrinmay Das, Rajkumar Jana, Somnath Middya, Partha Pratim Ray -
Journal Papers Published (54)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Optical and dielectric properties of hydrothermally synthesized Ni(OH)2 nanoparticles: a morphology and size dependent study J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron. 2017 N. A. Hoque, Pradip Thakur, A. Kool, S. Das, P. P. Ray 28(7)-5375-5383
Cd (II)-based MOF as a photosensitive Schottky diode: experimental and theoretical studies Dalton Trans. 2017 S. Halder, A. Dey, A. Bhattacharjee, J. Ortega-Castro, A. Frontera, P. P. Ray, P. Roy 46-11239-11249
Synthesis and structural characterization of Cu(II)-based 1D coordination polymer and its application in Schottky device New J. Chem. 2017 F. Ahmed, S. Halder B. Dutta, S. Islam, C. Sen, S. Kundu, C. Sinha, P. P. Ray, M. H. Mir DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ01557G Cd (II)-based MOF as a photosensitive Schottky diode: experimental and theoretical studies-
Network analysis of semiconducting Zn1-xCdxS based photosensitive device using impedance spectroscopy and current-voltage measurement Appl. Surf. Sci. 2017 Joydeep Datta, Mrinmay Das, Arka Dey, Soumi Halder, Sayantan Sil, Partha Pratim Ray 420-566-578
Synthesis of rGO-Zn0.8Cd0.2S via in situ reduction of GO for the realization of a Schottky diode with low barrier height and highly enhanced photoresponsivity New J. Chem. 2017 Mrinmay Das, Joydeep Datta, Rajkumar Jana, Sayantan Sil, Soumi Halder and Partha Pratim Ray 41-5476-5486
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 (7)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Joydep Datta Ongoing 2015
Sarmistha Sarkar Prof. Biman Bagchi Complete 2015
Rajkumar Jana Ongoing 2015
Mrinmay Das Ongoing 2015
Arka Dey Ongoing 2015
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
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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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