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Experimental Nuclear Physics

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Deepak Pandit
Official Address

Expt. Nuclear Physics Section, VECC,

1/AF Bidhan Nagar,

Kolkata -700 064

Ph: +91-33-2318 2411/2108

Email: deepak.pandit[at]vecc.gov.in

Fax : +91-33-2334 6871

Deepak Pandit

Present position

Scientific Officer (E)

Earlier positions held

OCES-2005 TRAINEE (49th Batch Training School, BARC)


PhD (2013): Homi Bhabha National Institute

• BARC Training School (OCES-2005, 49th Batch)

• M.Sc. (2004) : IIT Kharagpur, INDIA

• B.Sc. (2002) : University of Calcutta

Research Interests

• Experimental Nuclear Physics

• Giant Dipole Resonance (GDR) in hot rotating nuclei

• Nuclear level density 

• Bremsstrahlung Radiation

• Development of high-energy photon detectors and instrument

Selected Publications

“Probing the critical behavior in the evolution of GDR width at very low temperatures in A~100 mass region”,
Balaram Dey, Debasish Mondal, Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal, Srijit Bhattacharya , A. De, K.Banerjee,  N.DinhDang , N.QuangHung, S.R. Banerjee, 
Phys. Lett. B 731 (2014) 92

Giant dipole resonance width as a probe for nuclear deformation at finite excitation”,
Deepak Pandit, Balaram Dey, Debasish Mondal, S. Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal, Srijit Bhattacharya, A. De, and S. R. Banerjee, 
Phys. Rev. C 87 (2013) 044325 

Critical behavior in the variation of GDR width at low temperature”,
Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal, A. De, S.R. Banerjee,
Phys. Lett. B 713 (2012) 434 

“Coherent bremsstrahlung and GDR width from 252Cf cold fission”, 
Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Srijit Bhattacharya, Surajit Pal, A. De, S.R. Banerjee, 
Phys. Lett. B 690 (2010) 473

Extreme nuclear shapes examined via giant dipole resonance lineshapes in hot light-mass systems”,
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. C 81 (2010) 061302(Rapid)

Awards & Fellowships

• DAE Group Achievement Award (2009)

• Best Poster Award (1st) (DAE symposium, IIT Roorkee, 2008)

Talks Delivered 

1. “Experiments on giant resonances”
Mini school on “Frontiers of Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics”, June, 2014, VECC, Kolkata

2. “GDR studies with LAMBDA Spectrometer at VECC
PARIS INDIA Collaboration meeting, January, 2013, TIFR, Mumbai

3. “Critical behavior of the giant dipole resonance width at low temperature”,
Theme Meeting on Unveiling Future with Cyclotrons, June, 2012, VECC, Kolkata.

4. “Jacobi Shape Transition: A transit from macro to micro world”,
Opportunities in Nuclear Physics Research in India, March, 2012, Raniganj. 

5. “Giant Dipole Resonance study using beams from Cyclotron”, at National Workshop on Nuclear Physics Using Ion Beams from Cyclotrons at VECC, 24-26 August, 2011, VECC, Kolkata.