Nirmal Ganguli

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Academic Details
  • Jan 2016 - present : Assistant Professor, Physics, IISER Bhopal, India
  • Jan 2015 - Jan 2016 : Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Nov 2011 - Nov 2014 : Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • 2012 : PhD, IIT Bombay, India (A part of the research work done at IACS, Kolkata, India)
  • 2007 : MSc, IIT Bombay, India

    • I work on theoretical condensed matter physics with primary focus on computational study of materials properties. Below are some of my research interests:

    • Materials

      • Nanomaterials
      • Thin films and heterostructures
      • 2-dimensional materials
      • Bulk materials

    • Physical Properties

      • Electronic structure
      • Magnetic properties
      • Optical properties
      • Energetics
      • Mechanical properties

    • Simulation tools

      • Density Functional Theory (DFT) and beyond
      • Quantum Monte Carlo

Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Jayita Chakraborty,  Nirmal Ganguli Perovskite oxide heterojunction for Rashba-Dresselhaus assisted antiferromagnetic spintronics
Physical Review B 2020
Yuqiang Gao,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Paul J Kelly Itinerant ferromagnetism in p-doped monolayers of MoS2
Physical Review B, Rapid Communication 2019
Jayita Chakraborty,  Indra Dasgupta Electronic, magnetic and ferroelectric properties of rhombohedral AgFeO2: An ab initio study
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2019
Jayita Chakraborty Ab initio calculations on three dimensional antiferromagnet Cu3TeO6
Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2019
A. K. Singh,  S. R. Mohapatra,  Preeti Khare,  Nirmal Ganguli,  A. Wilders,  V. Siruguri,  S. D. Kaushik Neutron diffraction and short range ordering study in multiferroic Bi2Fe4O9
Materials Research Express 2019
Parbati Basu,  Jayita Chakraborty,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Khushi Mukherjee,  Krishnendu Acharya,  Biswarup Satpati,  Sudipta Khamrui,  Suman Mandal,  Debmalya Banerjee,  Dipak Goswami,  Padinharu Madathil Gopalakrishnan Nambissan,  Kuntal Chatterjee Defect Engineered MoS2 Nanostructures for ROS Generation in Dark: Anti-pollutant and Anti-fungal Performances
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019
Yuqiang Gao,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Paul J Kelly DFT study of itinerant ferromagnetism in p-doped monolayers of MoS2
Physical Review B 2019
Jayita Chakraborty Electronic and magnetic properties of magnetoelectric compound Ca2CoSi2O7: An ab initio study
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2018
Jayita Chakraborty Interplay of covalency, spin-orbit coupling, and geometric frustration in the d3.5 system Ba3LiIr2O9
Physical Review B 2018
Manashi Mandal,  Sourav Marik,  K. P. Sajilesh,  Arushi ,  Deepak Singh,  Jayita Chakraborty,  Nirmal Ganguli,  R. P. Singh Enhancement of the superconducting transition temperature by Re doping in Weyl semimetal MoTe2
Physical Review Materials 2018
Jayita Chakraborty Electronic and magnetic properties of low-dimensional system Co2TeO3Cl2
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2017
Soumava Biswas,  Jayita Chakraborty,  Vijay Singh Parmar,  Siba Prasad Bera,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Sanjit Konar Channel-Assisted Proton Conduction Behavior in Hydroxyl-Rich Lanthanide-Based Magnetic Metal-Organic Frameworks
Inorganic Chemistry 2017
Arup Chakraborty,  Chol-Sam Jong,  Nirmal Ganguli,  I. Dasgupta A comparative study of magnetic and optical properties of Mn-, Gd-, and Nd-doped ZnO nanowires
International Journal of Modern Physics B 2016
Nirmal Ganguli,  Paul J. Kelly Tuning Ferromagnetism at Interfaces Between Insulating Perovskite Oxides
Physical Review Letters 2014
Nirmal Ganguli,  S. Acharya,  I. Dasgupta First-principles study of the electronic structure of CdS/ZnSe coupled quantum dots
Physical Review B 2014
Jayita Chakraborty,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta,  Indra Dasgupta Role of Te in the low-dimensional multiferroic material FeTe2O5Br
Physical Review B 2013
N. Arul Murugan,  Indra Dasgupta,  Arup Chakraborty,  Nirmal Ganguli,  Jacob Kongsted,  Hans Ă…gren How Crucial Are Finite Temperature and Solvent Effects on Structure and Absorption Spectra of Si10
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012
Nirmal Ganguli,  K. V. Shanavas,  Indra Dasgupta Magnetic properties of Mn-doped Ge46 and Ba8Ge46 clathrates
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2012
Sucheta Sengupta,  Nirmal Ganguli,  I. Dasgupta,  D. D. Sarma,  Somobrata Acharya Long-Range Visible Fluorescence Tunability Using Component-Modulated Coupled Quantum Dots
Advanced Materials 2011
Nirmal Ganguli,  Indra Dasgupta,  Biplab Sanyal Electronic structure and magnetism of transition metal doped Zn12O12 clusters: Role of defects
Journal of Applied Physics 2010
Debjani Karmakar ,  T. V. Chandrasekhar Rao,  Y. V. Yakhmi,  A. Yaresko,  V. N. Antonov,  R. M. Kadam,  S. K. Mandal,  R. Adhikari,  A. K. Das,  T. K. Nath,  Nirmal Ganguli,  I. Dasgupta,  G. P. Das Electronic structure and magnetic properties of (Fe,Co)-codoped ZnO: Theory and experiment
Physical Review B 2010
Nirmal Ganguli,  Indra Dasgupta,  Biplab Sanyal The making of ferromagnetic Fe doped ZnO nanoclusters
Applied Physics Letters 2009
  • Role of dielectric perovskite oxides in interface electronics.
  • 19th National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics, Bhopal, India (2016).