Surajit Saha

  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1225, 669 1225
  • Email : surajit@iiserb.ac.in
  • Fax : +91 755 669 2392

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Academic Details
  • Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, IISER Bhopal, Since Nov 2015.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher at National University of Singapore: Oct 2010 to Nov 2015.
  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Oct 2010.
  • Raman and Infrared spectroscopy at extreme conditions (e.g. Low / high temperatures, high pressures, magnetic field, and electric field): understanding phonons and their couplings with various other quasiparticles (e.g., electrons, magnons, orbitons etc.).
  • Transport phenomena and optical properties: inorganic oxides, their thin films and interfaces/heterostructures; 2D materials (e.g., graphene, transition metal dichacogenides).
  • Understanding the interface between biological molecules and inorganic oxide surfaces.
  • Authors Title of Article Journal Year
    S Goswami,  A J Matula,  S P Rath,  S Hedstrom,  Surajit Saha,  M Annamalai,  D Sengupta,  A Patra,  S Ghosh,  H Jani,  S Sarkar,  M R Motapothula,  C A Nijhuis,  J Martin,  S Goswami,  V S Batista,  T Venkatesan Robust resistive memory devices using solution-processable metal-coordinated azo aromatics
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    Nature Materials 2017
    S C Das,  A Majumdar,  S Katiyal,  Bommareddy Poojitha,  Surajit Saha,  T Shripathi Phase pure epitaxial growth of BiFeO3 films: An effect of oxygen partial pressure
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    Solid State Communications 2017
    Surajit Saha *,  B C Cao,  M Motapothula,  C X Cong,  T Sarkar,  A Srivastava,  S Sarkar,  A Patra,  S Ghosh,  Ariando ,  J M D Coey,  T Yu,  T Venkatesan * Magnetic Modes in Rare Earth Perovskites: A Magnetic-Field-Dependent Inelastic Light Scattering study
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    Scientific Reports 2016
    S Ghosh #,  Surajit Saha #,  Z Q Liu,  M Motapothula,  A Patra,  N Yakovlev,  Y Cai,  S Prakash,  X H Huang,  C B Tay,  C X Cong,  T Bhatt,  S B Dolmanan,  J Chen,  W Lu,  Z Huang,  S Tripathy,  S J Chua,  T Yu,  M Asta,  Ariando ,  T Venkatesan Origin and Quenching of Novel ultraviolet and blue emission in NdGaO3: Concept of Super-Hydrogenic Dopants
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    Scientific Reports 2016
    S Sarkar,  Surajit Saha *,  M Motapothula,  A Patra,  B C Cao,  S Prakash,  C X Cong,  S Mathew,  S Ghosh *,  T Yu,  T Venkatesan * Magneto-Optical Study of Defect Induced Sharp Photoluminescence in LaAlO3 and SrTiO3
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    Scientific Reports 2016
    A S Rana,  A Patra,  M Annamalai,  A Srivastava,  S Ghosh,  K Stoerzinger,  Y L Lee,  S Prakash,  R Y Jueyuan,  P S Goohpattadar,  N Satyanarayana,  K Gopinadhan,  M M Dykas,  K Poddar,  Surajit Saha,  T Sarkar,  B Kumar,  C S Bhatia,  L Giordano,  Y S Horn,  T Venkatesan Correlation of nanoscale behaviour of forces and macroscale surface wettability
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    Nanoscale 2016
    W Lu,  Surajit Saha,  X R Wang,  Z Q Liu,  K Gopinadhan,  A Annadi,  S W Zeng,  Z Huang,  B C Cao,  C X Cong,  M Venkatesan,  T Yu,  J M D Coey,  Ariando ,  T Venkatesan Long-range magnetic coupling across a polar insulating layer
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    Nature Communications ( Open Access from 2016) 2016
    M Annamalai,  K Gopinadhan,  S A Han,  Surajit Saha,  H J Park,  E B Cho,  B Kumar,  A Patra,  S W Kim,  T Venkatesan Surface energy and wettability of van der Waals structures
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    Nanoscale 2016
    T P Sarkar,  K Gopinadhan,  M Motapothula,  Surajit Saha,  Z Huang,  S Dhar,  A Patra,  W M Lu,  F Telesio,  I Pallecchi,  Ariando ,  D Marre,  T Venkatesan Unexpected observation of spatially separated Kondo scattering and ferromagnetism in Ta alloyed anatase TiO2 thin films
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    Scientific Reports 2015
    T P Sarkar,  K Gopinadhan,  J Zhou,  Surajit Saha,  J M D Coey,  Y P Feng,  Ariando ,  T Venkatesan Electron Transport at the TiO2 Surfaces of Rutile, Anatase, and Strontium Titanate: The Influence of Orbital Corrugation
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    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015
    D V S Muthu,  Pallavi Teredesai,  Surajit Saha,  Suchitra ,  U V Waghmare,  A K Sood,  C N R Rao Pressure-induced structural phase transitions and phonon anomalies in ReO3 : Raman and first-principles study
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    Physical Review B 2015
    L H Yeo,  A Srivastava,  M A Majidi,  R Sutarto,  H He,  S M Poh,  C Diao,  X Yu,  m Motapothula,  Surajit Saha,  S Ojha,  D Kanjilal,  P E Trevisanutto,  M B H Breese,  T Venkatesan,  A Rusydi Anomalous spectral-weight transfers unraveling oxygen screening and electronic correlations in the insulator-metal transition of VO2
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    Physical Review B 2015
    A Srivastava,  H Rotella,  Surajit Saha,  B Pal,  K Gopinadhan,  S Mathew,  M Motapothula,  M Dykas,  P Yang,  E Okunishi,  D D Sarma,  T Venkatesan Selective growth of single phase VO2(A, B, and M) polymorph thin films
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    Applied Physics Letters Materials 2015
    Surajit Saha,  O Kahya,  M Jaiswal,  A Srivastava,  A Annadi,  J Balakrishnan,  A Pachoud,  C T Toh,  B H Hong,  J H Ahn,  T Venkatesan,  B Oezylmaz Unconventional Transport through Graphene on SrTiO3: A Plausible Effect of SrTiO3 Phase-Transitions
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    Scientific Reports 2014
    N Kamaraju,  A Rubano,  L Jian,  Surajit Saha,  T Venkatesan,  J Notzold,  R K Campen,  M Wolf,  T Kampfrath Subcycle control of terahertz waveform polarization using all-optically induced transient metamaterials
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    Light: Science & Applications 2014
    D Zheng,  S K Vashist,  M M Dykas,  Surajit Saha,  K Al-Rubeaan,  E Lam,  J H T Luong,  F S Sheu Graphene versus Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Electrochemical Glucose Biosensing
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    Materials 2013
    A Annadi,  Q Zhang,  X R Wang,  N Tuzla,  K Gopinadhan,  W M Lu,  A R Barman,  Z Q Liu,  A Srivastava,  Surajit Saha,  y L Zhao,  S W Zeng,  S Dhar,  E Olsson,  B Gu,  S Yunoki,  S Maekawa,  H Hilgenkamp,  T Venkatesan,  Ariando Anisotropic two-dimensional electron gas at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (110) interface
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    Nature Communications ( Open Access from 2016) 2013
    Surajit Saha *,  P Ghalsasi,  D V S Muthu,  S Singh,  R Suryanarayanan,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood * Phonon anomalies and structural transition in spin ice Dy2Ti2O7: a simultaneous pressure-dependent and temperature-dependent Raman study
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    Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 2012
    P K Gogoi,  I Sentoso,  Surajit Saha,  S Wang,  A H Castro Neto,  K P Loh,  T Venkatesan,  A Rusydi Optical conductivity study of screening of many-body effects in graphene interfaces
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    Europhysics Letters 2012
    A Srivastava,  T S Herng,  Surajit Saha,  B Nina,  A Annadi,  N Naomi,  Z Q Liu,  S Dhar,  Ariando ,  J Ding,  T Venkatesan Coherently coupled ZnO and VO2 interface studied by photoluminescence and electrical transport across a phase transition
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    Applied Physics Letters 2012
    Surajit Saha,  S Prusty,  S Singh,  R Suryanarayanan,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood Tuning of phonon anharmonicity in pyrochlore titanates: temperature-dependent Raman studies of Sm2 Ti2-x Zrx O7 (x=0, 1/2, 3/4, and 2) and stuffed spin-ice Ho2+x Ti2−x O7−x/2 (x=0, 1/3, and 2/3)
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    Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 2012
    Y Wang,  M Jaiswal,  M Lin,  Surajit Saha,  B Oezyilmaz,  K P Loh Electronic Properties of Nanodiamond Decorated Graphene
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    ACS Nano 2012
    A K Mishra,  H K Poswal,  S M Sharma,  Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  S Singh,  R Suryanarayanan,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood The study of pressure induced structural phase transition in spin-frustrated Yb2Ti2O7 pyrochlore
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    Journal of Applied Physics 2012
    Surajit Saha,  S Prusty,  S Singh,  R Suryanarayanan,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood Pyrochlore “dynamic spin-ice” Pr2Sn2O7 and monoclinic Pr2Ti2O7: A comparative temperature-dependent Raman study
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    Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2011
    N Kamaraju,  S Kumar,  Surajit Saha,  S Singh,  R Suryanarayanan,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood Coherent phonons in pyrochlore titanates A 2 Ti 2 O 7 ( A = Dy, Gd, Tb): A phase transition in Dy 2 Ti 2 O 7 at 110 K
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    Physical Review B 2011
    P Kumar,  A Kumar,  Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  J Prakash,  U V Waghmare,  A K Ganguli,  A K Sood Temperature-dependent Raman study of a CeFeAsO0.9F0.1 superconductor: crystal field excitations, phonons and their coupling
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    Jl. Of Physics- Condensed Matter 2010
    P Kumar,  A Kumar,  Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  J Prakash,  S Patnaik,  U V Waghmare,  A K Ganguli,  A K Sood Anomalous Raman scattering from phonons and electrons of superconducting FeSe0.82
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    Solid State Communications 2010
    P Kumar,  Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  J R Sahu,  A K Sood,  C N R Rao Raman evidence for orbiton-mediated multiphonon scattering in multiferroic TbMnO3
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    Jl. Of Physics- Condensed Matter 2010
    P Kumar,  Surajit Saha,  C R Serrao,  A K Sood,  C N R Rao Temperature-dependent infrared reflectivity studies of multiferroic TbMnO3: Evidence for spin-phonon coupling
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    Pramana-Journal of Physics 2010
    Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  S Singh,  B Dkhil,  R Suryanarayanan,  G Dhalenne,  H K Poswal,  S Karmakar,  S M Sharma,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood Low-temperature and high-pressure Raman and x-ray studies of pyrochlore Tb2Ti2O7 : Phonon anomalies and possible phase transition
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    Physical Review B 2009
    Surajit Saha,  S Singh,  B Dkhil,  S Dhar,  R Suryanarayanan,  G Dhalenne,  A Revcolevschi,  A K Sood Temperature-dependent Raman and x-ray studies of the spin-ice pyrochlore Dy2Ti2O7 and nonmagnetic pyrochlore Lu2Ti2O7
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    Physical Review B 2008
    Surajit Saha,  V Gadagkar,  P K Maiti,  D V S Muthu,  D Golberg,  C Tang,  C Zhi,  Y Bando,  A K Sood Irreversible Pressure-Induced Transformation of Boron Nitride Nanotubes
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    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    V Gadagkar,  Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  P K Maiti,  Y Lansac,  A Jagota,  A Moravsky,  R O Loufty,  A K Sood Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Under Hydrostatic Pressure: Raman Experiments and Simulations
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    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  C Pascanut,  N Dragoe,  R Suryanarayanan,  G Dhalenne,  A Revcolevschi,  S Karmakar,  S M Sharma,  A K Sood High-pressure Raman and x-ray study of the spin-frustrated pyrochlore Gd2Ti2O7
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    Physical Review B
    Surajit Saha,  D V S Muthu,  D Golberg,  C Tang,  C Zhi,  Y Bando,  A K Sood Comparative high pressure Raman study of boron nitride nanotubes and hexagonal boron nitride
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    Chemical Physics Letters
    • Recent research presentations in Conferences/Schools /Symposia/Meetings:
      • JNCASR-Horiba Optical School, May 2017, JNCASR Bangalore (Invited Speaker).
      • Nano India 2017, DST-Nanomission, March 2017, IIT Delhi (Invited Speaker).
      • International Conference on Functional Electroceramics and Polymers - ICEP 2017, February 2017, IIT Kharagpur (Invited Speaker).
      • Contemporary Issues in Condensed Matter Systems, June 2016, IISc Bangalore (Invited attendee).
    Group members:

    PI: Dr. Surajit Saha

    PhD/IPhD students:
    1. Bommareddy Poojitha
    2. Shashi Sourabh
    BS-MS Students:
    1. Anjali Rathod
    2. Anubhav Kumar
    3. Devesh Negi
    4. Mani Mohan Tiwari
    Alumni:
    1. Anjana K. N. (BS-MS)
    2. Dhanashree Chemate (BS-MS)
    3. Prince Kumar Maurya (BS-MS; jointly with Dr. Ashish K. Mishra)
    Openings: If you are interested in joining the group as a Ph.D. student or as a Post-doctoral Fellow, please email your CV to (surajit@iiserb.ac.in).