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Bipul Pal

Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: bipul [at]
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Research Interest:

Exciton dynamics in semiconductor nanostructures, nonlinear optical phenomena in organic and inorganic materials

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Physics), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (Mumbai University), 2004, Best thesis award
  2. MSc (Physics), Department of Physics (University of Kalyani), 1998, Topper, 1st class
  3. BSc (Phys, Chem, Math), Department of Physics (University of Kalyani), 1996, Topper, 1st class
  4. HS (Phys., Chem., Math., BioSc.), Chakdaha Ramlal Academy (WBCHSE), 1992, 1st Div
  5. Madhyamik (Eng., Beng., Math., P. Sc, L. Sc., Hist., Geo. ), Chakdaha Ramlal Academy (WBBSE), 1990, 1st div.


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (2012 - 2018)
  3. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2007 - 2012)
  4. JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tsuluba, Japan (2005 - 2007)
  5. INOUE Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tsuluba, Japan (2004 - 2005)
  6. Research Scholar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (1998 - 2004)

Awards and Honors:

  1. INSA Young Scientist Award from Indian National Science Academy (2009)
  2. Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences from Indian Academy of Sciences (2008)

Selected Publications:

  1. Roy, Samrat; Mandal, Arnab; Raj R, Akshay; Bhattacharyya, Sayan and Pal, Bipul. 2020."Thermal Nonlinear Refraction in Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanostructure Colloids." J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 15558
  2. Mondal, Richarj; Roy, Basabendra; Pal, Bipul and Bansal, Bhavtosh. 2018."How pump-probe differential reflectivity at negative delay yields the perturbed-free-induction-decay: theory of the experiment and its verification." Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 30, 505902
  3. Bhuyan, Sumi; Mondal, Richarj; Pal, Bipul and Bansal, Bhavtosh. 2018."Distinguishing quantum dot-like localized states from quantum well-like extended states across the exciton emission line in a quantum well." Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 30, 105402
  4. Bhattacharya, Rupak; Mondal, Richarj; Khatua, Pradip; Rudra, A.; Kapon, E.; Malzer, S.; Doehler, G.; 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
  5. Mondal, Richarj; Bansal, Bhavtosh; Mandal, Arjun; Chakrabarti, Subhananda and Pal, Bipul. 2013."Pauli blocking dynamics in optically excited quantum dots: A picosecond excitation-correlation spectroscopic study." Physical Review B, 87, 115317

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