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Amit Ghosal

PhD:
Physics (TIFR, Mumbai, 2001)
Area of Interest:
Physics
Email ID:
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Research Interest:

Condensed Matter Physics.

Academic Qualification:
  • B.Sc., Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (1993)
  • M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur(1995)
  • Ph.D., Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (2001)
  • Positions:
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, McMaster University, Canada (2000 - 2003)
  • Research Associate, Duke University, Durham, USA (2003 - 2005)
  • Research Associate, University of California, Los Angeles, USA (2005 - 2007)
  • Visiting Scientist, Duke University, Durham, USA (2007 - 2008)
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata (2008 -)
  • Awards and Honors:
  • David Saxon Chair Fellowship, Univ. California Los Angeles, USA (2005).
  • SHARCNet Prize Fellowship, McMaster University, Canada (2001).
  • General Proficiency Medal (M.Sc. 2 Yr.),  Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (1995).
  • List of Publications:
  • Role of Spatial Amplitude Fluctuations in Highly Disordered s-Wave Superconductors (with Mohit Randeria and Nandini Trivedi), Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 3940 (1998).
  • Spatial Inhomogeneities in Disordered d-wave Superconductors (with Mohit Randeria and Nandini Trivedi), Phys. Rev. B (Rapid. Comm.) 63, 20505(R) (2001).
  • Competition of Superconductivity and Antiferromagnetism in a d-wave Vortex lattice (with Catherine Kallin and A. John Berlinsky), Phys. Rev. B 66, 214502 (2002).
  • Modulation of the Local Density of States within the d-density wave Theory in the Underdoped Cuprates (with Angela Kopp and Sudip Chakravarty), Phys. Rev. B (Rapid. Comm.) 72, 220502(R) (2005).
  • Towards Strong Interaction in Circular Quantum Dots: Correlation Induced Inhomogeneity (with A.D. Guclu, C.J. Umrigar, Denis Ullmo, and Harold U. Baranger), Nature Physics 2, 336, (2006). (Also See Cover Story, ibid.).
  • Competing Ferromagnetism in the Overdoped High Temperature Copper Oxide Superconductors (with Angela Kopp and Sudip Chakravarty), Proc. Natl. Acad. Sc. (PNAS)  104, 6123 (2007).
  • Interaction-induced Strong Localization in Quantum Dots (with A.D. Guclu, C.J. Umrigar and Harold U. Baranger), Phys. Rev. B (Rapid. Comm.) 77, 41301(R) (2008).