Archan S Majumdar

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08

Educational Background:

  • M.Sc Physics, 1989, University of Delhi
  • PhD 1994, University of Delhi
  • Professional Background:

  • 70 research publications and 2 edited volumes
  • Invited talks in 25 conferences
  • 4 PhDs produced
  • Courses on Cosmology and Quantum theory for SNB students; and in Schools
  • 20 student projects supervised
  • Organized 5 international workshops
  • Main area of work

  • Dark energy problem from different approaches
  • Primordial black holes as dark matter in our universe
  • Observational signatures of higher dimensional and modified gravity theories

  • Quantum Information and Foundations:
  • Quantum entanglement: theory and applications
  • Time in quantum mechanics and its empirical manifestations
    • Quantum non-locality; measurement problem, and decoherence

        Significant recent publications:

    • Domination of black hole accretion in brane cosmology, A. S. Majumdar, Phys. Rev. Lett 90, 031303 (2003).
    • On the quantum analogue of Galileo's leaning tower experiment, Md. Manirul Ali, A. S. Majumdar, D. Home and A. K. Pan, Class. Quant. Grav. 23, 6493 (2006).
    • Quantum entanglement in a non-commutative system, S. Adhikari, B. Chakraborty, A. S. Majumdar and S. Vaidya, Phys. Rev. A 79, 042109 (2009). [Selected for publication also in Virtual Jour. Quant. Inf. V10 (2009)].
    • Future deceleration due to effect of event horizon on cosmic backreaction, N.Bose and A. S. Majumdar, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. Letters 418, L45 (2011).
    • Entanglement witness operator for quantum teleportation, N. Ganguly, S.Adhikari, A. S. Majumdar, J. Chatterjee, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 270501 (2011).
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