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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 2308/2108

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

Fax : +91-33-2334 6871

Deepak Pandit

Present position

Scientific Officer (F)

Earlier positions held

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

Education

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

1. “Puzzle of collective enhancement in the nuclear level density”  
Deepak Pandit, Balaram Dey, Srijit Bhattacharya, T. K. Rana, Debasish Mondal, S. Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal,  A. De, Pratap Roy, K. Banerjee, A. K. Sikdar, C. Bhattacharya  and S.R. Banerjee. 
Phys. Lett. B 816 (2021) 136173. 

2. “Experimental determination of  n/s for finite nuclear matter” 
Debasish Mondal, Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, Surajit Pal, Balaram Dey, Srijit Bhattacharya, A. De Soumik Bhattacharya, S. Bhattacharyya,  Pratap Roy, K. Banerjee and S.R. Banerjee. 
Phys. Rev Lett 118, (2017) 192501.  

3. “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. 

4. “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.   

5. “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 Communications).  
 

 For full list of publication click here.

Awards & Fellowships

1. Group Achievement Award – 2017
Excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology Awards Scheme, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.

2. Aswini Kumar Rath Memorial Award in Nuclear Physics (2014)
Indian Physics Association.

3. Young Physicists (YPC– 2014, 2nd Prize Winner) 
The Indian Physical Society.

4Young Scientist Award – 2013 
Excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology Awards Scheme Department of Atomic  Energy, Government of India.

5Group Achievement Award – 2009 
Excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology Awards Scheme, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.

6.  1st prize for best poster presentation
DAE-BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics,
(2008) Roorkee.

Talks Delivered 
(Selected)

Invited Talks

1 .“Interaction and Detection of Radiation”, 
“Recent Trends in Physics” February, 2020, Bankura University, Bankura, West Bengal, India.

2.Understanding the collective enhancement in the nuclear level density” 
“DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics” December, 2019, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

3. “Experimental evidence of collectivity in the nuclear level density” 
2nd International Workshop on Quantum Many-Body Problems in Particle, Nuclear, and Atomic Physics, March 2019, Nha Trang city, Vietnam.

4.“Experiments on giant resonances” 
Mini School on “Frontiers of Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics”, May, 2015 VECC, Kolkata. 

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

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