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Department of Physics
Umesh R. Kadhane, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Head

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
  • M.Sc. in Physics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • B.Sc. in Physics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, December 2008-May 2010.
  • Doctoral Fellow, University of Paris Sud, France, September 2008-November 2008.
  • Doctoral Fellow, University of Aarhus, Denmark, April 2006-30 June 2008.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, TIFR, Mumbai, December 2005-March 2006

Teaching Interest
  • 2009-Atomic and molecular physics, physics-I (at IITM)
  • 2010- Physics-II (at IITM),  Physics-I, Foundation course on high energy particle detection: theory and construction, Modern physics lab.

Area of Interest

Experimental and theoretical atomic and molecular physics. X-ray emission spectroscopy of highly charged ions. Molecular photo absorption spectroscopy. Mass spectrometry of molecular ions. Bio molecules, cluster ions, giant resonances.

  1.  Near-infrared photoabsorption by C-60 dianions in a storage ring. U. Kadhane, J. U. Andersen, E. Bonderup, B. Concina, P. Hvelplund, M. -B. S. Kirketerp, B. Liu, S. Brøndsted Nielsen, S. Panja, J. Rangama, K. Støchkel, S. Tomita, H. zettergren, K Hansen, E. Sunden, S. E. Canton, O. Echt, J. S. Forster J. Chem. Phys 131 014301 (2009).
  2. Photodissociation of protonated tryptamine and its supramolecular complex with 18-crown-6 ether: Dissociation times and channels, absorption spectra, and excited states calculations U. Kadhane, M. Pérot, B. Lucas, M. Barat, J.A. Fayeton, C. Jouvet, A. Ehlerding, M.-B.S. Kirketerp, S. Brøndsted Nielsen, J.A. Wyer and H. Zettergren Chem. Phys. Lett. 480 57 (2009).
  3. Photodissociation of protonated tryptophan and alteration of dissociation pathways by complexation with crown ether. U. Kadhane, J. U. Andersen, A. Ehlerding, P. Hvelplund, M. S. Kirketerp, M. K. Lykkegaard, S. Brøndsted Nielsen, S. Panja, J. A. Wyer and H. Zettergren J. Chem. Phys. 129 184304 (2008).
  4. Strong interaction between adenine nucleobases in DNA single strands revealed by circularly polarized ultraviolet radiation. U. Kadhane, Anne I. S. Holm, S. V. Hoffmann and S. B. Nielsen. Phys. Rev. E 77, 021901 (2008).
  5. A new technique for time-resolved daughter ion mass spectrometry on the microsecond to millisecond time scale using an electrostatic ion storage ring. K. Støchkel, U. Kadhane, J. U. Andersen, A. I.S. Holm, P. Hvelplund, M. S. Kirketerp, M. K. Larsen, M. K. Lykkegaard, S. B. Nielsen, S. Panja, H. Zettergren. Rev. of Scientific Inst. 79, 023107 (2008).
  6. Effect of giant plasmon excitations in single and double ionization of C60 in fast heavy-ion collisions. U. Kadhane, A. Kelkar, D. Misra, Ajay Kumar, and L.C. Tribedi, Phys. Rev. A (Rap. Comm.) 75, 041201 (2007).
  7. Influence of Young-type interference on the forward-backward asymmetry in electron emission from H2 in collisions with 80-MeV bare C ions. D. Misra, A. Kelkar, U. Kadhane, Ajay Kumar, L.C. Tribedi and P.D. Fainstein, Phys. Rev. A (Rap. Comm.) 74, 06071 (2006).
  8. Comment on “Interference effect in electron emission in heavy ion collisions with H2 detected by comparison with the measured electron spectrum from atomic hydrogen” – Reply. D. Misra, U. Kadhane, Y. P. Singh, L. C. Tribedi, P. D. Fainstein and P. Richard. Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 079302 (2005).
  9. Interference effect in electron emission in heavy ion collisions with H2, by comparing the measured electron spectrum from atomic hydrogen. D. Misra, U. Kadhane, Y.P. Singh, L.C. Tribedi, P.D. Fainstein and P. Richard, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 153201 (2004).
  10. The effect of collective response on electron capture and excitation in collisions of highly charged ions with fullerenes. U. Kadhane, D. Misra, Y.P. Singh and L. C. Tribedi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 093401 (2003).