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Sourin Das

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 (Berry) phase in quantum matter. (ii) Quantum Information and Quantum Computation :- Quantum Metric and quantum speed limit, Quantum measurements, Leggett-Garg type inequalities, Open Quantum Systems, Graph States.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Physics), Harish-Chandra Research Institute (Allahabad), 2004
  2. MSc (Physics), Department of Physics (Kalyani University), 1998


  1. 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. Postdoctoral 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)

Selected Publications:

  1. 2022."For an updated list of my publications/preprints, please see" -, -, -
  2. Varma, Anant V and Das, Sourin. 2021."Simulating many-body non-Hermitian PT-symmetric spin dynamics, arXiv:2012.13415 [quant-ph]." Phys. Rev. B, 104, 035153
  3. Ratnakar, Amulya and Das, Sourin. 2021."Enhancement in tunneling density of states in Luttinger liquid -- role of non-local interaction." arXiv:2012.13414 [cond-mat.mes-hall], Phys. Rev. B, 104, 045402
  4. Mukhopadhyay, Aabir and Das, Sourin. 2021."Thermal signature of Majorana fermions in Josephson junction." arXiv:1912.13028 [cond-mat.mes-hall], Phys. Rev. B, 103, 144502
  5. 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." arXiv:2006.11621 [cond-mat.mes-hall], Phys. Rev. Lett. , 125, 076802

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