Welcome to Physics Group
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata

Experimental Nuclear Physics

Member Profile

Sudhee Ranjan Banerjee
Official Address

Physics Group,

Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre,

1/AF, Bidhannagar, Kolkata -700 064,

E-mail: srb[at]vecc.gov.in

Tel : + 91-33-2318 2381

Fax: + 91-33-2334 6871

Sudhee  Ranjan  Banerjee

Present position

> Head, Physics Group,

> Secretary, VECC Users’ Committee

Earlier positions held

> Scientific Officer, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, 1982 -  present

> Research Associate, Nuclear Structure Laboratory, SUNY @ Stonybrook, USA 1993-1995


PhD (1993) : University of  Calcutta, INDIA (Thesis title: Single and two nucleon transfer reaction studies at medium energies on some medium mass nuclei.)

>  M.Sc. Physics (1981) : University of  Calcutta, INDIA

B.Sc.  Physics (1978) : University of  Calcutta, INDIA

Research Interests

> Nuclear structure studies using single & two nucleon transfer reactions

> Studies of photon decays from giant resonances and nuclear structure at high excitations

> Study of high energy bremsstrahlung photons from energetic nuclear collisions

> Instrumentation and detector development

Selected Publications

1. Coherent bremsstrahlung and GDR width from Cf-252 cold fission. — Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Srijit Bhattacharya, Surajit Pal, A. De and S. R. Banerjee, —     Phys. Lett. B690 (2010) 473.

2. Extreme nuclear shapes examined via Giant Dipole Resonance lineshapes in hot light mass system — Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Srijit Bhattacharya, Surajit Pal, A. De, S. Bhattacharya, C. Bhattacharya, K. Banerjee, S. Kundu, T. K. Rana, A. Dey, G. Mukherjee, T. Ghosh, D. Gupta, and   S. R. Banerjee, — Phys. Rev. C81 (2010) 061302. (Rapid communication)

3. Scaling of the Giant Dipole Resonance Widths in Hot Rotating Nuclei from the ground State Values – S. R. Banerjee, Srijit Bhattacharya, Deepak Pandit, S.Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal – Phys. Rev. C78 (2008) 064601.

4. LAMBDA : Large Area Modular BaF2 Detector Array for the measurement of high energy gamma rays - S. Mukhopadhyay, srikit Bhattacharya, Deepak pandit, A. Ray, Surajit Pal, K. Banerjee, S. Kundu, T. K. Rana, S. Bhattacharya, C. Bhattacharya, A. De and S. R. Banerjee - Nucl. Instru. Meth. A 582 (2007) 603

Awards & Fellowships

Group leader – DAE group achievement award, 2009; for the design, fabrication & utilization of LAMBDA high energy photon spectrometer