INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH KOLKATA

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An Autonomous Institution, Under the Ministry of Education, Government of India

Dhananjay Nandi

Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: dhananjay [at] iiserkol.ac.in

All Publications:

  1. Paul, Anirban; Carmichael, Ian; Nandi, Dhananjay; Ptasinska, Sylwia and Chakraborty, Dipayan. 2024."Structural rearrangements and fragmentation pathways induced by a low-energy electron attachment to ethyl acetate." Physical Review A, 109, 042818
  2. Kundu, Narayan and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2024."Observation of Renner-Teller and predissociation coupled vibrionic intensity borrowing in dissociative electron attachment to OCS." Journal of Chemical Physics, 160, 114315
  3. Paul, Anirban; Nandi, Dhananjay; Slaughter, Daniel S.; Fedor, Juraj and Nag, Pamir. 2024."Dissociative electron attachment to carbon tetrachloride probed by velocity map imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 26, 5783-5792
  4. Paul, Anirban; Ghosh, Soumya and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2023."Fragmentation dynamics and absolute dissociative electron attachment cross sections in the low energy electron collision with ethanol ." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 25, 28263
  5. Kundu, Narayan; Kumar, Vikrant and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2023."Breakdown of dipole Born approximation and the role of Rydberg's predissociation for the electron-induced ion-pair dissociation in the presence of background gases." The Journal of Chemical Physics, 158, 154305
  6. Paul, Anirban and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2022."Dissociative electron attachment dynamics of carbon disulphide and violation of axial recoil approximation near 6 eV resonance." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 24, 21021
  7. Chakraborty, Dipayan and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2020."Absolute dissociative electron attachment cross-section measurement of difluoromethane." Physical Review A, 102, 052801
  8. Jana, Irina; Naskar, Sumit and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2020."Dissociative electron attachment to SO2 near 7.5 eV resonance and axial-recoil approximation." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1412, 052005
  9. Nandi, Dhananjay; Jana, Irina and Ramaprasad, Varun. 2020."Dissociative electron attachment to supersonically cooled oxygen." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1412, 172009
  10. Jana, Irina; Naskar, Sumit; Das, Mousumi and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Probing the molecular structure and properties of neutral and anionic ground states of SO2 and CO2." The European Physical Journal D, 73, 233
  11. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Giri, Aranya and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Dissociation dynamics in low energy electron attachment to ammonia using velocity slice imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 21908
  12. Jana, Irina and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Study of S- and SO- ion formation from dissociative electron attachment to SO2." Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 52, 185202
  13. Jana, Irina and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2018."Kinematic study of O- ion formation from dissociative electron attachment to SO2." Physical Review A, 97, 042706
  14. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2018."A new time of flight mass spectrometer for absolute dissociative electron attachment cross-section measurements in gas phase." Review of Scientific Instruments, 89, 025115
  15. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2018."Study of electron beam induced ion-pair dissociation dynamics of O2 using velocity slice imaging spectrometer." The European Physical Journal D, 72, 25 (8 pp)
  16. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2017."Dissociative electron attachment to CO molecule probed by velocity slice imaging technique." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 875, 012021
  17. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2017."Dipolar dissociation dynamics in electron collisions with carbon monoxide." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 875, 062008
  18. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2017."Dissociative electron attachment to CO molecule probed by velocity slice imaging technique." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 875, 062007
  19. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2016."Dipolar dissociation dynamics in electron collisions with carbon monoxide." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 32973
  20. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2016."Identification of overlapping resonances in dissociative electron attachment to chlorine molecules." Physical Review A, 93, 012701
  21. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2015."Complete data acquisition and analysis system for low-energy electron-molecule collision studies." Measurement Science and Technology, 26, 095007(7p)
  22. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2015."Dissociation dynamics in the dissociative electron attachment to carbon dioxide." Physical Review A, 91, 052705
  23. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2015."Comment on "Coherent interference in the resonant dissociative electron attachment to carbon monoxide"." Physical Review A, 91, 056701
  24. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2015."Fragmentation dynamics in dissociative electron attachment to CO probed by velocity slice imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 7130-7137
  25. Nandi, Dhananjay; Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S. and Krishnakumar, E.. 2014."Dissociative electron attachment to N2O using velocity slice imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 3955-3963
  26. Poisson, Lionel; Nandi, Dhananjay; Soep, Benoît; Hochlaf, Majdi; Boggio-Pasqua, Martial and Mestdagh, Jean-Michel. 2014."Roaming Wavepacket in the Dynamics of Electronically Excited 2-Hydroxypyridine." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 581 - 587
  27. Kim, Namdoo; Sohn, Taeil; Lee, Sang Hak; Nandi, Dhananjay and Kim, Seoung Keun. 2013."Atomic selectivity in dissociative electron attachment to dihalobenzenes." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 16503
  28. Nandi, Dhananjay; Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Nestman, B. M. and Krishnakumar, E.. 2011."Dissociative electron attachment to NO probed by velocity map imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 1542-1551
  29. Poully, J. C.; J. P. Schermann, J. P.; Nieuwjaer, N.; Lecomte, F.; Grégoire, G.; Desfrançois, C.; Garcia, G. A.; Nahon, L.; Nandi, D.; Poisson, L. and Hochlaf, M.. 2010."Photoionization of 2-pyridone and 2-hydroxypyridine." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 3566-3572
  30. Nandi, Dhananjay and Krishnakumar, E.. 2010."Dissociative electron attachment to polyatomic molecules: Ion kinetic energy measurements." International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 289, 39-46
  31. Hagen, Sebastian; Kate, Peter; Leyssner, Felix; Nandi, Dhananjay; Wolf, Martin and Tegeder, Petra. 2008."Excitation mechanism in the photoisomerization of a surface-bound azobenzene derivative: Role of the metallic substrate." Journal of Chemical Physics, 129, 164102
  32. Kirchmann, P. S.; Rettig, L.; Nandi, D.; Lipowski, U.; Wolf, M. and Bovensiepen, U.. 2008."A time-of-flight spectrometer for angle-resolved detection of low energy electrons in two dimensions." Applied Physics A, 91, 211-217
  33. Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Nandi, Dhananjay; Kelkar, Aditya H. and Krishnakumar, E.. 2008."Functional group dependent dissociative electron attachment to simple organic molecules." Journal of Chemical Physics, 128, 154309
  34. Dorn, A.; Dürr, M.; Najjari, B.; Haag, N.; Dimopoulou, C.; Nandi, D. and Ullrich, J.. 2007."Identification of higher order contributions in three-dimensional (e,2e) cross-sections for helium." Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 161, 2-5
  35. Hagen, Sebastian; Leyssner, Felix; Nandi, Dhananjay; Wolf, Martin and Tegeder, Petra. 2007."Reversible switching of tetra-tert-butyl-azobenzene on a Au(111) surface induced by light and thermal activation." Chemical Physics Letters, 444, 85-90
  36. Nandi, D.; Prabhudesai, V. S. and Krishnakumar, E.. 2006."Velocity map imaging for low-energy electron-molecule collisions." Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 75, 2151-2158
  37. Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Nandi, Dhananjay and Krishnakumar, E.. 2006."On the presence of the 4??u resonance in dissociative electron attachment to O2." J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 39, L277-L283
  38. Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Kelkar, Aditya H.; Nandi, Dhananjay and Krishnakumar, E.. 2005."Functional Group Dependent Site Specific Fragmentation of Molecules by Low Energy Electrons." Physical Review Letters, 95, 143202
  39. Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Nandi, Dhananjay and Krishnakumar, E.. 2005."Low energy electron attachment to C60." Eur. Phys. J. D, 35, 261-266
  40. Nandi, Dhananjay; Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Krishnakumar, E. and Chatterjee, A.. 2005."Velocity slice imaging for dissociative electron attachment." Review of Scientific Instruments, 76, 053107
  41. Prabhudesai, Vaibhav S.; Nandi, Dhananjay; Kelkar, Aditya H.; Parajuli, Rajendra and Krishnakumar, E.. 2005."Dissociative electron attachment to formic acid." Chemical Physics Letters, 405, 172-176
  42. Nandi, D.; Krishnakumar, E.; Rosa, A.; Schmidt, W. -F. and Illenberger, E.. 2003."Dissociative electron attachment to H2O2: a very effective source for OH and OH- generation ." Chemical Physics Letters, 373, 454-459
  43. Rosa, A.; Barszczewska, W.; Nandi, D.; Ashok, V.; Kumar, S. V. K.; Krishnakumar, E.; Brüning, F and Illenberger, E.. 2001."Unusual temperature dependence in dissociative electron attachment to 1,4-chlorobromobenzene." Chemical Physics Letters, 342, 536-544
  44. Nandi, Dhananjay; Rangwala, S. A.; Kumar, S. V. K. and Krishnakumar, E.. 2001."Absolute cross sections for dissociative electron attachment to NF3." International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 205, 111-117


  1. Nandi, Dhananjay; Jana, Irina and Ramaprasad, Varun. 2020." Dissociative electron attachent to supersonically cooled oxygen", "Journal of Physics: Conference Series". IOP Publishing,
  2. Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2017." Dissociative electron attachment to CO probed by velocity slice imaging technique", "IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conference. Series". IOP Publishing Ltd,
  3. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2017." Dipolar dissociation dynamics in electron collisions with carbon monoxide", "IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conference. Series". IOP Publishing Ltd,
  4. Dorn, A.; Najjari, B.; Haag, N.; Dimopoulou, C.; Nandi, D.; Durr, M. and Ullrich, J.. 2008." Electron-Impact Induced Ionization of Argon Dimers and H2 Molecules", "Advances in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Science". Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., ISBN: 9788184243413