Bhairab Ganguly College

Bhairab Ganguly College

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    W.B. State Univ.
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    C-43363.

Notice Board Details

Dr. Tapas Mukherjee

  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Department: Physics
  • Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D
  • Contact No: 033-25122548
  • Email: tapas.mukherjee1@gmail.com
  • Area of Specialization: Quantum Mechanical Theoretical Calculations (Scattering, • Positron in gas, liquid etc., DFT etc.)

Research Interest:

1.  Atomic & Molecular Scattering

2.  Positron and Positronium in Chemical Physics

3.  Berry’s Phase & Gauge Potential

4.  Condensed Matter

Teaching Experience:

17 years in Undergraduate (B.Sc Honours and General courses under CU/WBSU/IGNOU) 

Awards:

Not yet awarded 

Professional Membership:

1. Life Member of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata- 700 032 > <

Important Publication:

http://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=d7Fj4UMAAAAJ

  1. A.S. Ghosh, T. Mukherjee, P. Biswas & A. Jain, Positron-CO collisions using rotational  LFCCA- J. Phys. B, 26, L23 (1992).
  2. T. Mukherjee, M. Mukherjee, A Kundu and B. Dutta-Roy, The Berry’s phase, non-local potentials and coupled channel problems- J. Phys. A, 28, 2353 (1995).
  3. F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee, Dynamical coupling effects in the vibrational excitation of H2  and N2  with positrons- Phys. Rev. A., 55, 1044 (1997).
  4. T. Mukherjee, B. Nandi Ganguly & B. Dutta-Roy, modified bubble model for positronium atoms in liquids- J. Chem. Phys., 107(18), 7467 (1997).
  5. D. Gangopadhyay, B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, Anti Arrhenius behavior in positronium chemistry: A Kramer’s turnover?- Chem. Phys. Lett. 318, 161 (2000).
  6. F.A.Gianturco, T. Mukherjee , T. Nishimura & A. Occhigrossi Low energy positron dynamics in polyatomic gases:-, New Directions in Antimatter Chemistry and Physics, Eds. C.M.Surko and F.A. Gianturco, Kluwer Academic Publishers, page: 451 (2001).
  7. F.A.Gianturco, T. Mukherjee & A. Occhigrossi, Computing positron annihilation in polyatomic gases- An exploratory study- Phys. Rev. A. 64,  032715 (2001).
  8. T. Mukherjee and N.K. Sarkar, Ro. Vibrational Close Coupling Study of Positron Hydrogen Molecule Scattering Using Parameter Free Model Correlation Polarization Potential- J.Phys.B., 41,125201 (2008).
  9. T. Mukherjee and D. Dutta, A first step towards a quantum mechanical description of surface energy and diffusivity in the bubble model of positronium annihilation- Radia. Phys. Chem., 79, 758 (2010).
  10. T. Mukherjee  and  D. Dutta, Positronium annihilation in liquids in the framework of non-local interaction-Radia. Phys. Chem. 81, 445 (2012).

More publication.

  1. Spin flip cross section for electron hydrogen like ion scattering- T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, Z.Phys.D. 9, 167 (1988).
  2. Positron-nitrogen molecule scattering at low energies- T. Mukherjee, S. Sur & A.S. Ghosh, Z. Phys. D 11, 147 (1989).
  3. Low energy E+- Li2– scattering using LFCC method- T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, Z. Phys. D. 14, 167 (1989).
  4. Ground state Ps formation in E+ - H2 scattering using FBA- P. Biswas, T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B 24, 2601 (1991).
  5. Coupled static solution of  E+ - H2 scattering - T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B 24, L193 (1991).
  6. Electronic excitation of H2 by positron impact using CCA- T. Mukherjee, S. Sur & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B. 24, 3905 (1991).
  7. Low energy positron collisions of H2  and N2 molecules by using a parameter-free positron correlation polarization potential- T. Mukherjee, A.S. Ghosh & A. Jain, Phys. Rev. A. 43, 2538 (1991).
  8. Two state LFCC calculation for  E+ - H2 scattering- M. Mukherjee, T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B 24, L643 (1991).
  9. Positron-CO collisions using rotational LFCCA- A.S. Ghosh, T. Mukherjee, P. Biswas & A. Jain, J. Phys. B 26, L23 (1992).
  10. Electronic and rotational excitation of H2 by positron impact- A.S. Ghosh & T. Mukherjee, Hyperfine Interaction  89, 299 (1994).
  11. Angular correlation of two-photon positron annihilation in molecular hydrogen and nitrogen- A.S. Ghosh , T. Mukherjee & J.W Darewych, Hyperfine Interaction 89, 319 (1994).
  12. Rotational excitation cross sections in  E+ - H2 scattering-T. Mukherjee, D. Basu & A.S. Ghosh, Hyperfine Interaction 89, 419 (1994).
  13. Rotational excitation in  scattering-T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, Phys. Rev. A. 52, 1772 (1995).
  14. The Berry’s phase, non-local potentials and coupled channel problems,- T. Mukherjee, M. Mukherjee, A Kundu and B. Dutta-Roy, J. Phys. A   28, 2353 (1995).
  15. Total and rotational cross sections in E+ - O2scattering- T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B 29, 2437 (1996).
  16. Positron-molecule scattering at low and medium energies- A. S. Ghosh & T. Mukherjee, Can. J. Phys. 74, 420 (1996).
  17. Electronic excitation of  H2 by E+  impact using adiabatic nuclear rotation model- T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, Phys. Rev. A. 53, 4598 (1996).
  18. Gauge potential in atomic and molecular physics- T. Mukherjee & M. Mukherjee, in Atomic, Molecular and Cluster Physics, ed. S.A. Ahamed, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India. 200 (1996).
  19. Dynamical coupling effects in the vibrational excitation of H2 and N2 with positrons- F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee,  Phys. Rev. A. 55, 1044 (1997).
  20. The role of vibrational coupling in low energy positron scattering from molecular targets- F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee, J. Phys. B 30, 3567 (1997).
  21. Positron scattering from polar molecules: rotovibrationally inelastic collision with CO targets- F.A. Gianturco, T. Mukherjee & P. Paioletti, Phys. Rev. A. 56, 3638 (1997).
  22. Dependence of positronium formation on critical micelle concentration: A phenomenological approach- T. Mukherjee, S. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly, P. Sen & B. Dutta-Roy, Radia. Phys. Chem. 50, 363 (1997).
  23. A modified bubble model for positronium atoms in liquids- T. Mukherjee, B. Nandi Ganguly & B. Dutta-Roy, J. Chem. Phys. 107(18), 7467 (1997).
  24. Positronium formation in reverse micellar system- T. Mukherjee, S. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly, P. Sen & B. Dutta-Roy, Chem. Phys. Lett. 282, 64 (1998).
  25. Radiation effects associated with reverse micellar systems in apolar solvent- T. Mukherjee, S. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly, P. Sen & B. Dutta-Roy, Radia. Phys. Chem. 51, 537 (1998).
  26. Bubble model for positronium annihilation in liquids- T. Mukherjee, S. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly & B. Dutta-Roy, Phys. Rev. B 57, 13363 (1998).
  27. A phenomenological model for positronium at critical micelle concentration-  T. Mukherjee, S. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly P. Sen & B. Dutta-Roy, Ind. J. Phys. 73B, 757 (1999).
  28. A critical assessment of  the bubble model for positronium annihilation in liquids- D. Gangopadhyay, B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, J. Phys. Condense Matter 11, 1463 (1999).
  29. Modification of the bubble model for positronium atoms in high surface tension liquids- T. Mukherjee, D. Gangopadhyay, S.K. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly, & B. Dutta-Roy, J. Chem. Phys. 110, 6844 (1999).
  30. The bubble model for positronium annihilation in high surface tension liquids- T. Mukherjee, D. Gangopadhyay, S.K. Das, B. Nandi Ganguly, & B. Dutta-Roy, Proc. DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, 42, 279 (1999). (Conference Proceedings)..
  31. Vibrational excitation of hydrogen molecular ion by positronium formation in positron hydrogen molecule collision- T. Mukherjee & A.S. Ghosh, J. Phys. B. 32, 1385 (1999)..
  32. Vibrational excitation by positron collision with molecular gases: a study of O2 and NO targets- F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee, Euro. Phys. J. D. 7, 211 (1999)
  33. Positron annihilation in gaseous CO2 molecules: role of vibrational excitation- F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee, Euro. Phys. Lett. 48(5), 519 (1999).
  34. Solvent effects in positronium complex formation and the bubble model- D. Gangopadhyay, B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, J. Chem. Phys. 111, 9687 (1999).
  35. Nonorthogonal distortion function and appearance of gauge field in atomic scattering- M. Mukherjee, T. Mukherjee & G. Ghosh, Phys. Lett. A. 259, 25 (1999).
  36. Molecular basis of the bubble model of positronium annihilation in liquids- S.V. Stepanov, V.M. Byakov, B Nandi Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy , D.A.E. Solid State Physics Symposium, 43, 226 (2000). (Conference Proceedings).
  37. Positron annihilation in simple molecular gases: A study of vibrational effects- F.A. Gianturco & T. Mukherjee, NIM B  171, 17 (2000).
  38. Anti Arrhenius behavior in positronium chemistry: A Kramer’s turnover?-  D. Gangopadhyay, B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, Chem. Phys. Lett. 318, 161 (2000).
  39. Mechanism of positronium-nitrobenzene interaction in water- D. Gangopadhyay,  B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta Roy, Proc. DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 43, 224 (2000). (Conference Proceedings).
  40. Vibrational excitation of hydrogen molecule by positron impact: Recent calculations corrected- F.A.Gianturco & T. Mukherjee , Phys. Rev. A. 64, 024703  (2001).
  41. Low energy positron dynamics in polyatomic gases:- F.A.Gianturco, T. Mukherjee , T. Nishimura & A. Occhigrossi , New Directions in Antimatter Chemistry and Physics, Eds. C.M.Surko and F.A. Gianturco, Kluwer Academic Publishers, page: 451 (2001).
  42. Computing positron annihilation in polyatomic gases:- An exploratory study F.A.Gianturco, T. Mukherjee & A. Occhigrossi, Phys. Rev. A. 64,  032715 (2001).
  43. Temperature, Pressure and solvent dependence of positronium reactivity towards nitrobenzene- D. Gangopadhyay, D. Sanyal, B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee, S. Kumar, D. Banerjee, B. Dutta Roy & R. Bhattacharya, J. Phys. Chem. A 105, 991 (2001).
  44. Mechanism of positronium-nitrobenzene complex formation in water- D. Gangopadhyay,  B. Nandi Ganguly, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta Roy, Chem. Phys. Lett. 344, 495 (2001).
  45. Corrections to the prevalent model of positronium annihilation in liquids- D. Dutta, B. Nandi Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay,  T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy , Phys. Rev. B. 65, 094114 (2002 ).
  46. General Trends of Positronium Pick-off Annihilation in Molecular Substances- D. Dutta, B.N. Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, J. Phys. Condensed Matter 14, 7539 (2002).
  47. Physics of positronium acceptor complex formation reactions- D. Gangopadhyay, T. Mukherjee, B. Nandi Ganguly & B .Dutta Roy, Ind. J. Phys 76B(4), 431 (2002)
  48. Towards a molecular basis at the bubble model of positronium annihilation in liquids- S.V. Stepanov, V.M. Byakov, B Nandi Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, Physica B, Physics of Condensed Matter 322, 68 (2002).
  49. Microstructural Study of Silica Gel by Positronium Annihilation- D. Dutta, B.N. Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta -Roy , J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 8947 (2004).
  50. Effect of Temperature on  Positronium Annihilation in Silicagel.- D. Dutta, B.N. Ganguly, S. Chatterjee & T. Mukherjee , J. Phys. Chem. B. 109, 10092 (2005).
  51. Positronium interactions in liquids and porous substances - B.N. Ganguly, D. Gangopadhyay, D. Dutta, S. Chatterjee, T. Mukherjee & B. Dutta-Roy, Radia. Physics and Chemistry (2006) in press.
  52. Ro. Vibrational Close Coupling Study of Positron Hydrogen Molecule Scattering Using Parameter Free Model Correlation Polarization Potential- T. Mukherjee and N.K. Sarkar J.Phys.B., 41,125201 (2008).
  53. Positron Hydrogen Molecule Scattering under Ro-vibrational LFCC Scheme Using PCOP potential Below the Electronic Excitation Threshold- T. Mukherjee and N.K. Sarkar, Phys. Status Solidi C, 6,2277 (2009).
  54. A first step towards a quantum mechanical description of surface energy and diffusivity in the bubble model of positronium annihilation- T. Mukherjee and D. Dutta, Radia. Phys. Chem., 79,758,(2010).
  55. Positronium annihilation in liquids in the framework of non-local interaction- T. Mukherjee  and  D. Dutta, Radia. Phys. Chem. 81, 445 (2012).

Research Projects:

1. Positron & Positronium Studies in Chemical Physics. D.S.T, INDIA, & RUSSIA under “Integrated Long Term Project between INDIA & RUSSIA”. 3 YEARS-1998-2001, one of the Co-Investigators of the project.

2. Low Energy Positron Dynamics in Diatomic Molecule, UGC, India, 2 Years-2008-2010, Principal Project Investigator.

Special Achievements:

Post-Doc:     

            (1991-1996): Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India.

            1996, University of Rome,“La  Sapienza” , Italy.

Visiting Fellow:

           1997, Saha Institute of   Nuclear Physics, India.

Visiting Scientist:

           1998, University of Rome,  “La  Sapienza”, Italy.

           2000, Institute of Theoretical & Experimental Physics, Moscow,Russia.

           2000, University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Italy.

Invited speaker:

                   IXth National Conference on Atomic & Molecular Physics, 1992 (BARC)

                   “CURMP” Conference, 1993 (BARC)

                   XIIIXth National Conference on Atomic & Molecular Physics, 2001 (IACS)

Category A Speaker

in  “THEORETICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR CIRCUIT (TPSC)” One of the Best Participants in SERC School (DST), Atomic & Molecular Physics (1991)

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