Anjan Barman
   Associate Professor

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., IACS, Jadavpur University (1999).
  • M. Sc. (Physics) University of Calcutta (1992).
  • Professional Background:

  • Postdoc, Technion, Israel, 1999-2000.
  • Postdoc, Univ. Exeter, UK, 2001-04.
  • Postdoc, Univ. Leeds, UK, 2004-05.
  • Postdoc, Univ. California, Santa Cruz, USA, 2005-06.
  • Asst. Prof., Univ. South Carolina, USA, 2006.
  • Asst. Prof., IIT Delhi, India, 2006-09.
  • Visiting Scientist: RIKEN-ASI, Japan, 2008.
  • Associate Prof., S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2009.
  • Important awards and fellowships

  • UKIERI Research Award, 2008.
  • JSPS Fellowship, 2003
  • Chartered Physicist, IOP, London, 2002.
  • Main area of work

  • Nanomagnetism and spintronics (funded by DST-UKIERI).
  • Ultrafast magnetization and spin dynamics (funded by DST).
  • Time-resolved microscopy and spectroscopy.
  • Magnonic crystals (funded by DST-European Commission).
  • Ultrafast coherent control by optical pulse shaping.
  • Micromagnetic simulations (funded by DST-European Commission).

    Significant recent publications:

    • B. Rana, D. Kumar, S. Barman, S. Pal, Y. Fukuma, Y. Otani and A. Barman, “Detection of picosecond magnetization dynamics of 50 nm magnetic dots down to the single dot regime", ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn202791g (2011).
    • S. Pal, B. Rana, O. Hellwig, T. Thompson, and A. Barman, “Tunable magnonic frequency and damping in [Co/Pd]8 multilayers with variable Co layer thickness.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 082501 (2011).
    • S. Sugimoto, Y. Fukuma, S. Kasai, T. Kimura, A. Barman and Y. Otani, ” Dynamics of coupled vortices in a pair of ferromagnetic disks.”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 197203 (2011).
    • B. Rana, S. Pal, S. Barman, Y. Fukuma, Y. Otani and A. Barman, “All-optical excitation and detection of picosecond dynamics of ordered arrays of nanomagnets with varying areal density”, APEX 4, 113003 (2011).
    • M. Agrawal, B. Rana and A. Barman, “Magnetization reversal in chains and clusters of exchange coupled Ni nanoparticles.”, J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 11115 (2010)
    • A. Barman and S. Barman, "Dynamic dephasing of magnetization precession in arrays of thin magnetic nanoelements", Phys. Rev. B 79, 144415 (2009).
    • A. Barman, T. Kimura, Y. Otani, Y. Fukuma, K. Akahane and S. Meguro, "Benchtop time-resolved magneto-optical Kerr magnetometer", Rev. Sci. Instr. 79, 123905 (2008).
    • A. Barman, S. Wang, J. Maas, A. R. Hawkins, S. Kwon, A. Liddle, J. Bokor, and H. Schmidt, "Size dependent damping in picosecond dynamics of single nanomagnets", Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 202504 (2007).
    • S. Wang, A. Barman, H. Schmidt, J. Maas, A. R. Hawkins, and S. Kwon, "Optimization of nano-magneto-optic sensitivity using dual layer enhancement", Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 252504 (2007).
    • A. Barman, S. Wang, J. Maas, A. R. Hawkins, S. Kwon, A. Liddle, J. Bokor, and H. Schmidt, "Magneto-optical observation of picosecond dynamics of single nanomagnets" Nano Lett. 6, 2939 (2006).
    • A. Barman, N. T. Form, and B. J. Whitaker, "Phase manipulation of continuum generation and stimulated Raman scattering in ethanol" Chem. Phys. Lett. 427, 317 (2006).
    • V. V. Kruglyak, A. Barman, R. J. Hicken, J. R. Childress and J. A. Katine, "Picosecond magnetization dynamics in nanomagnets: crossover to nonuniform precession", Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Commun. 71, 220409R (2005).
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