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Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata

Experimental Nuclear Physics

Member Profile

Pratap Roy
Official Address

Room No-304, Main Building

Experimental Nuclear Physics Division,

Physics Group, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre

1/AF, Bidhan Nagar Kolkata-700064, India.


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

Tel: 91-33-23182404

Fax: 91-33-23346871

Pratap Roy

Present position

 Scientific Officer D

Earlier positions held

 Scientific Officer at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. (2008 – 2011)


• BARC Training School (OCES-2008, 52nd Batch, Physics)

• M.Sc. (2007): Presidency College (University of Calcutta).

• B.Sc. (2005): University of Calcutta

Research Interests

• Experimental Nuclear Physics.

• Study of nuclear structure effect on nuclear reaction.  

• Sub-barrier fusion.

• Equilibrium and pre-equilibrium processes in compound nuclear reactions.

• Nuclear reaction dynamics studies around Fermi energy.


Selected Publications

 (1) Angular-momentum-gated light-particle evaporation spectra from 97Tc and 62Zn∗ systems,

Pratap Roy, K. Banerjee, S. Bhattacharya, C. Bhattacharya, S. Kundu, T. K. Rana, T. K. Ghosh, G. Mukherjee, R. Pandey, J. K. Meena, M. Gohil, H. Pai, V. Srivastava, A. Dey, Deepak Pandit, S. Mukhopadhyay, S. Pal, and S. R. Banerjee,

Phys. Rev C 86, 044622 (2012).

(2) Projectile structure effects in multi-nucleon and cluster transfers in 16,18O+164Dy, 208Pb reactions 
D.C. Biswas, Pratap Roy, Y.K. Gupta, B. N. Joshi, B.K. Nayak, L.S. Danu, B.V. John, R.P. Vind, N. Deshmukh, S. Mukherjee, A.K. Jain and R.K. Choudhury
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 381 (2012) 012091


(3) Systematic study of projectile structure effect on fusion barrier distribution,

Pratap Roy, A. Saxena, B. K. Nayak, E. T. Mirgule, B. John, Y. K. Gupta, L. S. Danu, R. P. Vind, Ashok Kumar, and R. K. Choudhury,

Phys. Rev C 84, 011602(R) (2011).


(4) Pulse height and timing characteristics of CsI (Tl)-Si (PIN) detector for gamma-rays and fission fragments,

Y.K. Gupta, D.C.Biswas, P.Roy, B.K.Nayak, R.G.Thomas, A.L.Inkar, R.P.Vind, B.John, A. Saxena, R.K.Choudhury,

Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 629 (2011) 149.