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 ( - )
  2. Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi (2010 - 2016)
  3. Guest Scientist, 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 (Junior level) from Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad (2014)
  3. Regular Associate from Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (2014)
  4. Research Stay fellowship from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) (2011)

Selected Publications:

  1. Wadhawan, Disha; Roychowdhury, Krishanu; Mehta, Poonam and Das, Sourin. 2018."Multielectron geometric phase in intensity interferometry." Phys. Rev. B , 98, 155113
  2. 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
  3. Paul, Ganesh C.; Saha, Arijit and Das, Sourin. 2018."Spin-selective coupling to Majorana zero modes in mixed singlet and triplet superconducting nanowires." Phys. Rev. B , 97, 205446
  4. Tripathi, Krashna Mohan; Das, Sourin and Rao, Sumathi. 2016."Fingerprints of Majorana Bound States in Aharonov-Bohm Geometry." Phys. Rev. Lett. , 116, 166401
  5. Viola, Giovanni; Das, Sourin; Grosfeld, Eytan and Stern, Ady. 2012."Thermoelectric Probe for Neutral Edge Modes in the Fractional Quantum Hall Regime." Phys. Rev. Lett. , 109, 146801

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