Sourin Das

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

(I) Quantum condensed matter physics :-- Quantum physics at the mesoscopic scale, Topological Insulators and Superconductors, Majorana fermions, Quantum Hall effect, Quantum Pumps, Quantum dots and quantum wires, Geometric phase/Berry Phase in quantum matter. ##(II) Quantum Information and Computation :-- Quantum Metric and quantum speed limits, Quantum measurements and Leggett-Garg type inequalities, Quantum heat engines.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Physics), HRI (Allahabad University), 2004
  2. MSc (Physics), - (Kalyani University), 1998
  3. BSc (Physics ), - (Calcutta University ), 1996


  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi (2010 - 2016)
  3. Guest Scientist (on sabbatical from DU), Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (2013 - 2014)
  4. Postdoctoral Fellow, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany (2009 - 2010)
  5. Research Associate, CHEP, Indian Institute of Science (2008 - 2009)
  6. Post Doctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (2004 - 2007)
  7. Graduate Student, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Prayagraj (Allahabad) (1998 - 2004)
  8. Visiting Graduate Student, Penn State University, USA (2001 - 2002)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Institute of Advanced Study Residential Fellow from University of Warwick, UK (2019)
  2. Adjunct Professor from Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, 2014-16 (2014)
  3. Regular Associate from Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 2014-19 (2014)
  4. Research Stay scholarships from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) (2011)

Selected Publications:

  1. Singh, Ankit Kumar; Das, Antariksha; Das, Sourin and Ghosh, Nirmalya. 2020."Spin selective scattering modes in random anisotropy optical medium." Phys. Rev. A , 102, 033518
  2. Maiti, Tanmay; Agarwal, Pooja; Agarwal, Pooja; Sreejith, G J; Das, Sourin; Biasiol, Giorgio; Sorba, Lucia and Karmakar, Biswajit. 2020."Magnetic field dependent equilibration of fractional quantum Hall edge modes." Phys. Rev. Lett. , 125, 076802
  3. Roy, Monalisa Singh; Kumar, Manoranjan and Das, Sourin. 2020."Tunneling density of states in a Y junction of Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid wires: A density matrix renormalization group study." Phys. Rev. B, 102, 035130
  4. Adak, Vivekananda; Roychowdhury, Krishanu and Das, Sourin. 2020."Spin Berry phase in helical edge state: Transport signatures." Phys. Rev. B , 102, 035423
  5. Sahu, Manas Ranjan; Liu, Xin; Paul, Aru Kumar; Das, Sourin; Raychaudhuri, Pratap; Jain, J. K. and Das, Anindya. 2018."Inter-Landau-level Andreev Reflection at the Dirac Point in a Graphene Quantum Hall State Coupled to a NbSe 2 Superconductor." Phys. Rev. Lett. , 121, 086809

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