Bhavtosh Bansal

Associate Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: bhavtosh [at]
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Research Interest:

    Semiconductor physics, spectroscopy and dynamics of excitons, dynamics of phase transitions, physics in high magnetic fields, pulsed magnets

Academic Background:
  1. PhD (Physics), Department of Physics (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), 2005

  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Postdoctoral Fellow, High Field Magnet Laboratory, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2007 - 2009)
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium (2005 - 2006)
  4. Postdoctoral Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (2004 - 2005)

Selected Publications:
  1. Bhattacharya, Rupak; Mondal, Richarj; Khatua, Pradip; Rudra, Alok; Kapon, Eli; Malzer, Stefan; Doehler, Gottfried; Pal, Bipul and Bansal, Bhavtosh. 2015. "Measurements of the Electric Field of Zero-Point Optical Phonons in GaAs Quantum Wells Support the Urbach Rule for Zero-Temperature Lifetime Broadening." Physical Review Letters, 114, 047402
  2. Bhattacharya, Rupak; Pal, Bipul and Bansal, Bhavtosh. 2014. "Anti-Stokes luminescence in the light of second order perturbation theory." Applied Physics Letters, 105, 191102
  3. Khatua, Pradip; Bansal, Bhavtosh and Shahar, Dan. 2014. "Single-Slit Electron Diffraction with Aharonov-Bohm Phase: Feynman’s Thought Experiment with Quantum Point Contacts." Physical Review Letters, 112, 010403
  4. Bhuyan, Sumi; Mondal, Richarj; Khatua, Pradip; Semtsiv, M.; Masselink, W. T.; Leotin, Jean; Pal, Bipul and Bansal, Bhavtosh. 2013. "Light emission despite doubly-forbidden radiative transitions in AlP/GaP quantum wells: Role of localized states." Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 163101
  5. Bansal, Bhavtosh; Ghosh, Rituparna and Venkataraman, V.. 2013. "Scattering of carriers by charged dislocations in semiconductors." Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 163705
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