Dr. Ashish Agarwal
Sr. Principal Scientist
Time and Frequency Standards
Email address:
Brief Biodata:
  • DP/DU No. and Name:
  • 2.01 Time and Frequency Standards
  • Educational Qualifications:
  • DegreeSubjectUniversity/InstituteYear
    M.Sc.PhysicsI.I.T. Kanpur1987
    Ph.D.Quantum Optics, NonLinear Optics, Laser PhysicsJ.N.U. New Delhi1996
  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • YearDurationResearch fieldInstitute ( in India/Abroad) Fellowship
    1986May-June 1986CommunicationsT.I.F.R. Mumbai VSRP (TIFR)
    1987-1989Nov 1987-July 1989High Resolution Laser SpectroscopyI.I.T. KanpurDST
    1989-1995Aug 1989-March 1995Aug 1989-March 1995JNU DelhiJRF/SRF
    1995-1997March 1995-March 1997Optical Coherence, Quantum OpticsI.I.T. DelhiDST
    1997-1998March 1997-March 1998Optical Kerr Effect, Femtosecond LasersA.I.S.T. JapanI.T.I.T Japan
    1998-2000Aug 1998-May 2000Quantum Optics, Atomic ClocksNPL DelhiPool Officer (CSIR)
  • Date of Joining NPL:
  • 21.8.1998
  • No. of Publications:
  • SCI JournalsConference/ proceedingsBooksTotal
  • No. of Patents :
  • Nil
  • Current Activity :
  • Cesium Fountain Atomic Clock based on Laser cooling and Trapping of atoms; Rubidium Atomic Clock for Space applications, CPT based atomic clock.
  • Honours and Award:
  • Bureau of Indian Standards ISO 17025:2005 certificate,
    Member, Indian Laser Association
    Member, Metrology Society of India
    Member Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics
    Managing committee Member, MOSAI
  • Any other information:
  • Nil.