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Department of Physics
Sourin Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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Course Offered
  • Experimental Physics (M.Tech, SST -2016).
  • Mechanics-I (B.Tech-2017)
  • Experimental Physics (MS Dual Degree 2017,18)
  • Solid State Physics (MS Dual Degree 2018,19)


Research Work / Area
  • Experimental Low temperature Physics
  • Probing Electrons in Real and Momentum space using Spectroscopic Imaging Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (SI-STM) and other transport spectroscopic measurements.
  • Pairing mechanism in conventional, unconventional  and High Tc cuprate superconductors.
  • Electronic Structure, Doping Dependence, Symmetry Breaking in High Tc cuprates.
  • Spin polarized tunneling and spintronics materials.


Selected Ones:

  • Evidence for a Vestigial Nematic State in the Cuprate Pseudogap Phase


              Sourin Mukhopadhyay, Rahul Sharma, Chung Koo Kim, Stephen D. Edkins, M. H.Hamidian, Hiroshi Eisaki, Shin-ichi Uchida, Eun-Ah Kim, Michael J. Lawler, Andrew P. Mackenzie, J. C. Séamus Davis and Kazuhiro Fujita



  • Simultaneous transitions in cuprate momentum-space topology and electronic symmetry breaking


  K. Fujita, Chung Koo Kim, Inhee Lee, Jinho Lee, M. H. Hamidian, I. A. Firmo, S. Mukhopadhyay, H. Eisaki, S. Uchida, M. J. Lawler, E. -A. Kim, and J. C. Davis

  Science 344, 612 (May 2014).

  • Picometer registration of zinc impurity states in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ for phase determination in intra-unit-cell Fourier transform STM 


  M. H. Hamidian, I. A. Firmo, K. Fujita, S. Mukhopadhyay, J. W. Orenstein, H. Eisaki, S. Uchida, M. J. Lawler, E. -A. Kim, J. C. Davis

  New Journal of Physics 14, 053017 (2012)


  • Effect of Pt doping on the critical temperature and upper critical field in YNi(2−x)PtxB2C(x = 0 − 0.2)

  Sourin Mukhopadhyay, G. Sheet, H. Takeya and P. Raychaudhuri

  Phys. Rev. B 79, 132505 (2009) 


  • Study of spin fluctuations in Ni(3±x)Al(1x) using point contact Andreev reflection spectroscopy

  Sourin Mukhopadhyay, S. K. Dhar and P. Raychaudhuri

  Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 102502, (2008) 


  • Temperature dependence of transport spin polarization in NdNi5 measured using Point Contact Andreev Reflection

  Sourin Mukhopadhyay, P. Raychaudhuri, D. A. Joshi and C. V. Tomy
  Phys. Rev. B 75, 014504 (2007). 


  • Magnetic-field dependence of superconducting energy gaps in YNi2B2C: Evidence of multiband superconductivity

  Sourin Mukhopadhyay, G. Sheet, P. Raychaudhuri and H. Takeya

  Phys. Rev. B 72, 014545 (2005). 


  • Role of critical current on the point-contact Andreev reflection spectra between a normal metal and a superconductor

  G. Sheet, Sourin Mukhopadhyay and P. Raychaudhuri

  Phys. Rev. B 69, 134507 (2004).