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Nirmalya Ghosh

Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS), Center of Excellence in Space Sciences, India (CESSI)
E-mail: nghosh [at]

All Publications:

  1. Nayak, Jeeban Kumar; Suchiang, Harley; Ray, Subir Kumar; Guchhait, Shyamal; Banerjee, Ayan; Gupta, Subhasish Dutta; Gupta, Subhasish Dutta and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2023." Spin-Direction-Spin Coupling of Quasiguided Modes in Plasmonic Crystals (Featured in Cover page)." Physical Review Letters , 131, 193803
  2. Modak, Niladri; Swain, Ashutosh; Guchhait, Shyamal; Das, Sayantan; Pan, Alok Kumar and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2023."Longitudinal and Transverse Optical Beam Shifts Show Non separability." Laser & Photonics Reviews, 2300166, 1-10
  3. Bhunia, Surojit; Chandel, Shubham; Karan, Sumanta Kumar; Dey, Somnath; Tiwari, Akash; Das, Sushovan; Kumar, Nishkarsh; Chowdhury, Rituparno; Mandal, Saikat; Ghosh, Ishita; Mandal, Amit; Khatua, Bhanu Bhushan; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Malla Reddy, C. 2021."Autonomous self-repair in piezoelectric molecular crystals." Science, 373, 321-327
  4. Pal, Mandira; Saha, Sudipta; B.S., Athira; Dutta Gupta, Subhasish and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2019."Experimental probe of weak value amplification and geometric phase through the complex zeros of the response function." Physical Review A, 99, 032123
  5. Singh, Ankit Kumar; Ray, Subir Kumar; Chandel, Shubham; Gupta, Angad; Pal, Semanti; Mitra, Partha and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2018."Tunable Fano resonance using weak measurements with asymmetric spectral response as natural pointer." Physical Review A, 97, 053801
  6. Singh, Ankit Kumar; Saha, Sudipta; Dutta Gupta, Subhasish and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2018."Transverse spin in the scattering of focused radially and azimuthally polarized vector beams." Physical Review A, 97, 043823
  7. Das, Nandan; Dey, Rajib; Chakraborty, Semanti; Panigrahi, Prasanta; Meglinski, Igor and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2018."Quantitative assessment of submicron scale anisotropy in tissue multifractality by scattering Mueller matrix in the framework of Born approximation." Optics Communications, 413, 172-178
  8. Das, N; Dey, R; Chakraborty, S; Panigrahi, P K; Panigrahi, P K; Meglinski, I and Ghosh, N. 2018."Submicron scale tissue multifractal anisotropy in polarized light scattering." Laser Physics Letters, 15, 035601
  9. Saha, Sudipta; Singh, Ankit Kumar; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Dutta Gupta, Subhasish. 2018."Effects of mode mixing and avoided crossings on the transverse spin in a metal-dielectric-metal sphere." Journal of Optics, 20, 025402
  10. Mukhopadhyay, S; Das, N; Kurmi, I; Ghosh, N; Pradhan, A and Panigrahi, P K. 2017."Tissue multifractality and hidden Markov model based integrated framework for optimum precancer detection." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22, 105005
  11. maji, Krishnendu; Saha, Sudipta; dey, Rajib; haldar, Debashish and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2017."Mueller matrix fluorescence spectroscopy for probing self-assembled peptide basedhybrid supramolecular structure and orientation." Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, 19519
  12. Saha, sUDIPTA; Soumyasai, K V; Gupta, Subhasish Dutta and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2017."Consequences of nonreciprocity in reflection from a truncated spatial Kramers–Kronig medium." Journal of Optics, 19, 075401
  13. Chandel, Shubham; Singh, Ankit Kumar; Gupta, Angad; Ray, Subir Kumar; Soni, Jalpa; Mitra, Partha and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2017."Quantitative Plasmon Polarimetry and Spin Optical Effects in Plasmonics." Current Nanomaterials, 2, 60-74
  14. Ray, Subir Kumar; Chandel, Shubham; Singh, Ankit Kumar; Kumar, Abhishek; Mandal, Arpita; Misra, Subhradeep; Mitra, Partha and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2017."Polarization-Tailored Fano Interference in Plasmonic Crystals: A Mueller Matrix Model of Anisotropic Fano Resonance." ACS Nano, 11, 1641
  15. Pal, Mandira; Banerjee, Chitram; Chandel, Shubham; Bag, Ankan; Majumder, Shovan K and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Tunable Spin dependent beam shift by simultaneously tailoring geometric and dynamical phases of light in inhomogeneous anisotropic medium." Scientific Reports, 6, 39582
  16. Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Probing multifractality in depth-resolved refractive index fluctuations in biological tissues using backscattering spectral interferometry." Journal of Optics, 18, 125301
  17. Saha, Sudipta; Singh, Ankit Kumar; ray, Subir Kumar; Gupta, Subhasish Dutta and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Transverse spin and transverse momentum in scattering of plane waves ." Optics Letters, 41, 4499-4502
  18. Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Mueller matrix approach for probing multifractality in the underlying anisotropic connective tissue." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21, 095004
  19. Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Investigation of Alterations in multifractality in Optical Coherence Tomographic Images of In Vivo Human Retina." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21, 096004
  20. Khan, Khan Mohammad; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Majumder, Shovan Kumar. 2016."Off-confocal Raman spectroscopy (OCRS) for subsurface measurements in layered turbid samples." Journal of Optics, 18, 095301
  21. Chandel, Shubham; Soni, Jalpa; Ray, Subir Kumar; Das, Anwesh; Ghosh, Anirudha; Raj, Satyabrata and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Complete polarization characterization of single plasmonic nanoparticle enabled by a novel Dark-field Mueller matrix spectroscopy system." Scientific Reports, 6, 26466
  22. Goswami, Sumit; Dhara, Sayandip; Pal, Mandira; Nandi, Arindam; Panigrahi, Prasanta K and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2016."Optimized weak measurements of Goos–Hänchen and Imbert–Fedorov shifts in partial reflection." Optics Express, 24, 6041
  23. Saha, Sudipta; Soni, Jalpa; Chandel, Shubham and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2015."Probing intrinsic anisotropies of fluorescence: Mueller matrix approach." Journal of Biomedical Optics,, 8, 085005
  24. Narayan, Amal; Chandel, Shubham; Ghosh, Nirmalya and De, Priyadarshi. 2015."Visualizing Phase Transition Behavior of Dilute Stimuli Responsive Polymer Solutions via Mueller Matrix Polarimetry." Analytical Chemistry, 87, 9120-9125
  25. Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2015."A technique for correction of attenuations in synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B, 151, 1-9
  26. Goswami, Sumit; Pal, Mandira; Nandi, Arindam; Panigrahi, Prasanta and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2014."Simultaneous weak value amplification of angular Goos-Hanchen and Imbert-Fedorov shifts in partial reflection." Optics Letters, 39, 6229-6232
  27. Roy, B; Ghosh*, Nirmalya; Banerjee*, A; Dutta Gupta, S and Roy*, S. 2014."Manifestations of geometric phase and enhanced spin Hall shifts in an optical trap." New Journal of Physics, 16, 083037
  28. Das, Nandan; Chatterjee, Subhasri; Kumar, Satish; Pradhan, Asima; Panigrahi, Prasanta; Vitkin, Alex and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2014."Tissue multifractality and Born approximation in analysis of light scattering: a novel approach for precancers detection." Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing group), 4, 6129
  29. Soni, Jalpa; Mansha, S; Dutta Gupta, S; Banerjee, A and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2014."Giant Goos-Hänchen shift in Scattering: the role of interfering Localized Plasmon modes." Optics Letters, 39, 4100-4103
  30. Roy, B; Ghosh, Nirmalya; Panigrahi, Prasanta; Banerjee, A; Sahasrabudhe, A; Parasar, B and Roy, S. 2014."Micro-Optomechanical Movements (MOMs) with SoftOxometalates (SOMs): Controlled Motion of Single Soft-Oxometalate Pea-pods Using Exotic Optical Potentials." Journal of Molecular and Engineering Materials, 02, 1440006
  31. Satapathi, Soumitra; Soni, Jalpa and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2014."Fluorescent Mueller matrix analysis of a highly scattering turbid media." Applied Physics Letters, 104, 131902
  32. Jagtap, Jaidip; Chandel, Shubham; Das, Nandan; Soni, Jalpa; Chatterjee, Subhasri; Pradhan, Asima and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2014."Quantitative Mueller matrix fluorescence spectroscopy for precancer detection." Optics Letters, 39, 243-246
  33. Soni, Jalpa; Purwar, Harsh; Lakhotia, Harshit; Chandel, Shubham; Banerjee, Chitram; Kumar, Uday and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2013."Quantitative fluorescence and elastic scattering tissue polarimetry using an Eigenvalue calibrated spectroscopic Mueller matrix system." Optics Express, 21, 15475 –489
  34. Soni, Jalpa; Ghosh, Sayantan; Mansha, Shampy; Kumar, Amit; Dutta Gupta, Subhasish; Banerjee, Ayan and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2013."Enhancing spin-orbit interaction of light by plasmonic nanostructures." Optics Letters, 38, 1748-1750
  35. Roy, Basudev; Ghosh*, Nirmalya; Gupta, S. Dutta; Panigrahi, Prasanta K; Roy, Soumyajit and Banerjee*, Ayan. 2013."Controlled transportation of mesoscopic particles by enhanced spin-orbit interaction of light in an optical trap." Physical Review A, 87, 043823
  36. Banerjee, Paromita; Soni, Jalpa; Purwar, Harsh; Ghosh*, Nirmalya and Sengupta*, Tapas K. 2013."Probing the fractal pattern and organization of Bacillus thuringiensis bacteria colonies growing under different conditions using quantitative spectral light scattering polarimetry." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18, 035003
  37. Das, Nandan; Chatterjee, Subhasri; Soni, Jalpa; Jagtap, Jaidip; Pradhan, Asima; Sengupta, Tapas K; Panigrahi, Prasanta K; Vitkin, Alex and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2013."Probing multifractality in tissue refractive index: prospects for precancer detection." Optics Letters, 38, 211-213
  38. Patil, Nagaraj; Soni, Jalpa; Ghosh*, Nirmalya and De*, Priyadarsi. 2012."Swelling-Induced Optical Anisotropy of Thermoresponsive Hydrogels Based on Poly(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl methacrylate): Deswelling Kinetics Probed by Quantitative Mueller Matrix Polarimetry." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116, 13913-21
  39. Li, Shu-Hong; Sun, Zhuo Sun; Guo, Lily; Han, Mihan; Wood, Michael; Ghosh, Nirmalya; Vitkin, Alex; Weisel, Richard and Li, Ren-Ke. 2012."Elastin overexpression by cell-based gene therapy preserves matrix and prevents cardiac dilation." Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 16, 2429-39
  40. Kumar, Satish; Purwar, Harsh; Ossikovski, Razvigor; Vitkin, Alex and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2012."Comparative study of differential matrix and extended polar decomposition formalisms for polarimetric characterization of complex tissue-like turbid media." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17, 105006
  41. Roy, Basudev; Pal, Sambit Bikas; Halder, Arijit; Gupta, Ratnesh Kumar; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Banerjee, Ayan. 2012."Probing the dynamics of an optically trapped particle by phase sensitive back focal plane interferometry." Optics Express, 20, 8317-28
  42. Soni, Jalpa; Purwar, Harsh and Ghosh*, Nirmalya. 2012."Quantitative polarimetry of plasmon resonant spheroidal metal nanoparticles: A Mueller matrix decomposition study." Optics Communications, 285, 1599-1607
  43. Ghosh*, Nirmalya and Vitkin, Alex. 2011."Tissue polarimetry: concepts, challenges, applications and outlook." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 16, 110801
  44. Ghosh, Sayantan; Soni, Jalpa; Purwar, Harsh; Jagtap, Jaidip; Pradhan, Asima; Ghosh*, Nirmalya and Panigrahi, Prasanta K. 2011."Differing self-similarity in light scattering spectra: a potential tool for pre-cancer detection." Optics Express, 19, 19717-730
  45. Ghosh*, Nirmalya; Banerjee, Ayan and Soni, Jalpa. 2011."Turbid medium polarimetry in biomedical imaging and diagnosis." Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys., 54, 30001
  46. Ghosh*, Nirmalya; Soni, Jalpa; Wood, Michael; Wallenburg, Marika and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Mueller matrix polarimetry for the characterization of complex random medium." PRAMANA –Journal of Physics, 75, 1071-1086
  47. Wood, Michael; Ghosh, Nirmalya; Wallenburg, Marika; Li, Shu-Hong; Weisel, Richard; Wilson, Brian; Li, Ren-Ki; Vitkin, Alex and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Polarization birefringence measurements for characterizing the myocardium, including healthy, infracted, and stem cell treated regenerating cardiac tissues." Journal of Biomedical Optics, 15, 047009
  48. Wallenburg, Marika; Wood, Michael; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Polarimetry-based method to extract geometry-independent metrics of tissue anisotropy." Optics Letters, 35, 2570-2572
  49. Ghosh, Nirmalya; Pop, Mihaela; Ghosh, Nirmalya; Wright, Graham and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Comparison of optical polarimetry and diffusion tensor MR imaging for assessing myocardial anisotropy." Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences, 3, 109-121
  50. Ghosh*, Nirmalya; Wood, Michael and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Influence of the order of the constituent basis matrices on the Mueller matrix decomposition-derived polarization parameters in complex turbid media such as biological tissues." Optics Communications, 283, 1200-1208
  51. Guo, Xinxin; Wood, Michael; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Vitkin, Alex. 2010."Depolarization of light in turbid media: a scattering event resolved Monte Carlo study." Applied Optics, 49, 153-162

  1. Singh, Ankit Kumar; Chandel, Shubham; Ray, Subir Kumar; Mitra, Partha and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2018." Mueller matrix approach for engineering asymmetric Fano-resonance line shape in anisotropic optical system", "Fano Resonances in Optics and Microwaves. ". Springer, ISBN: 9783319997315
  2. Ghosh, Nirmalya; Banerjee, Ayan and Gupta, Subhasish Dutta. 2015." ", "WaveOptics: Basic concepts and contemporary trends". CRC press, ISBN: 9781482237733
  3. DeMartino, Antonello; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Vitkin, Alex. 2014." Tissue Polarimetry", "Photonics: Scientific Foundations, Technology and Applications, Volume 4". John Wiley & Sons Inc., ISBN: 9781118225523
  4. Layden, David; Ghosh, Nirmalya and Vitkin, Alex. 2013." Quantitative polarimetry for tissue characterization and diagnosis", "Advanced Biophotonics, Tissue optical sectioning". Taylor & Francis Inc, ISBN: 9781439895818
  5. Ghosh, Nirmalya; Wood, Michael and Vitkin, Alex. 2010." Polarized light assessment of complex turbid media such as biological tissues using Mueller matrix decomposition", "Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science". Taylor and Francis Publishing, ISBN: 9781439806289