Dr. Sudhir Husale

Dr. Sudhir Husale
Principal Scientist
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Brief Biodata:

DP/DU No. and Name: 02

Name : Dr. Sudhir Husale

Current position and Address:Principal Scientist,

Div6, Indian Standard Time Division, NPL, New Delhi

 Educational Qualifications:





(Summa Cum Laude 06/06)

Experimental Biophysics

Basel University, Switzerland


2. M Phil


Pune University


3. M.Sc.


Pune University


 Academics/Research / Previous Position:



Research field

University / Institute



Till date

Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices


Principal Scientist

(Merit Promotion)


03 years

Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices


Sr. Scientist

(Merit Promotion)


03 years

Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices





Feb2006- Feb2009

3 years 1 month

Nanofabrication and biosensing

Harvard University, USA

Harvard University, postdoctoral fellowship

March 2009- Jan 2010

11 months

Nanofabrication and biosensing

EPFL, Switzerland

Swiss, SNF

 Date of Joining NPL: 07-03-2011

 No. of Publications:

SCI Journals

Conference/ proceedings








Research Interest:

Topological insulators (TI): Synthesis and transport studies through nanodevices, Hardware fabrication and Majorana Fermion based quantum computation studies, Proximity induced superconductivity, fabrication and study of quantum phase slip devices, broad spectral phodetection in 2D nanomaterials/ layered materials, heterostructures and nanobiotechnology.


Recent selected publications

1.Pandey, A., Yadav, R., Kaur, M., Singh, P., Gupta, A. and Husale, S., 2021. High performing flexible optoelectronic devices using thin films of topological insulator.Scientific reports,11(1), pp.1-8.(TI Device Physics - photodetection)

2.Bhattacharyya, B., Sharma, A., Kaur, M., Singh, B.P. and Husale, S., 2021. Highly responsive broadband photodetection in topological insulator-carbon nanotubes based heterostructure. Journal of Alloys and Compounds,851, p.156759.(TI Device Physics - photodetection)

3.Yadav, R., Bhattacharyya, B., Pandey, A., Kaur, M., Aloysius, R.P., Gupta, A. and Husale, S., 2020. Accessing topological surface states and negative MR in sculpted nanowires of Bi2Te3 at ultra-low temperature. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter,33(8), p.085301(TI Device Physics-Transport)

4.Bhattacharyya, B.,  Singh, B.,Aloysius,R. P., Yadav, R.,Su,C.,  Lin,H., AuluckS.,Gupta,A., Senguttuvan,T. D., and Husale, S.,Spin-dependent scattering induced negative magnetoresistance in topological insulator Bi2Te3 nanowires. Scientific Reports 9, 7836,2019,(TI Device Physics-Transport)

5.Sharma, A..; Senguttuvan, T.; V, N, Ojha.; andHusale, S.,Novel synthesis of topological insulator based (Bi2Te3) nanostructures demonstrating high performance photodetection . Scientific Reports 2019,9, 3804. (TI Novel Synthesis)

6.Bhattacharyya, B.; AwanaV.P.S.;Senguttuvan, T.; Ojha, V.N. andHusale, S., Proximity-induced supercurrent through topological insulator based nanowires for quantum computation studies. Scientific Reports 8 (1), 17237,2018 (Hardware fabrication for fault tolerant quantum computation studies)

7.Bhattacharyya, B.; Gupta, A.; Senguttuvan, T. D.; Ojha, V. N.; Husale, S., Topological Insulator Based Dual State Photo‐Switch Originating Through Bulk and Surface Conduction Channels. physica status solidi (b)2018,255 (9), 800340.(TI Device Physics -Transport and photodetection)

8.Sharma, A.; Srivastava, A.; Senguttuvan, T.;Husale, S., Robust broad spectral photodetection (UV-NIR) and ultra high responsivity investigated in nanosheets and nanowires of Bi 2 Te 3 under harsh nano-milling conditions. Scientific Reports 2017,7(1), 17911. (TI Device Physics- Robust Photodetector application)

9.Kumar, R.; Sharma, A.; Kaur, M.; Husale, S., Pt‐Nanostrip‐Enabled Plasmonically Enhanced Broad Spectral Photodetection in Bilayer MoS2. Advanced Optical Materials2017, 5, 1700009.(2D material Device Physics- Photodetection)

10.Bhattacharyya, B.; Sharma, A.; Sinha, B.; Shah, K.; Jejurikar, S.; Senguttuvan, T.; Husale, S., Evidence of robust 2D transport and Efros-Shklovskii variable range hopping in disordered topological insulator (Bi 2 Se 3) nanowires. Scientific Reports 2017,7 (1), 7825.(TI Device Physics -Transport)

11.Sharma, A.; Sharma, C.; Bhattacharyya, B.; Gambhir, K.; Kumar, M.; Chand, S.; Mehrotra, R.; Husale, S., Plasmon induced ultrafast injection of hot electrons in Au nanoislands grown on a CdS film. Journal of Materials Chemistry C2017,5 (3), 618-626.(Photodetection and energy harvesting studies)

12.Bhattacharyya, B.; Sharma, A.; Awana, V. P. S.; Senguttuvan, T. D.;Husale, S., FIB synthesis of Bi2Se3 1D nanowires demonstrating the co-existence of Shubnikov-de Haas oscillations and linear magnetoresistance. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter2017,29 (7).(TI Device Physics -Transport)

13.Sharma, A.; Kumar, R.; Bhattacharyya, B.;Husale, S., Hot electron induced NIR detection in CdS films. Scientific Reports2016,6, 22939.(Photodetection and energy harvesting studies)

14.Bhattacharyya, B.; Sharma, A.; Awana, V.; Srivastava, A.; Senguttuvan, T.; Husale, S., Observation of quantum oscillations in FIB fabricated nanowires of topological insulator (Bi2Se3). Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Volume 29, Number 112016.(TI Device Physics -Transport)

15.Sharma, A.; Bhattacharyya, B.; Srivastava, A. K.; Senguttuvan, T. D.; Husale, S., High performance broadband photodetector using fabricated nanowires of bismuth selenide. Scientific Reports2016,6, 19138. ( TI Device Physics- Photodetector application)


Previous selected publications in high impact factor journals

  • Husale, H. Persson and O Sahin (2009), Nature, 462, 1075-1078.
  • Dong, S. Husale, O. Sahin (2009), Nature Nanotechnology, 4, 514-517
  • Sangeeta Sahoo*, Husale*, S. Nayak, S. P. Karna, and P. M. Ajayan, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (11), pp 4005–4009. * equal contribution.
  • Sangeeta Sahoo, Husaleet al (2009) ACS Nano, 3 (12), pp 3935–3944.(cover page)
  • Husale, W. Grange, M. Karle, S. Burgi, and M. Hegner (2008), Nucleic Acids Res. 36(5), 1443-49.
  • Grange*, M. Duckely*, S. Husale*, S. Jacob, A. Engel, and M. Hegner (2008), PLoS Biol. 6(2), e44. * equal contribution.


Research Highlights:

Other Service : Editorial Board Member : Scientific Reports

                         Reviewer for: Advanced Functional Materials. 2D materials, Advanced optical materials, Langmuir, Applied physics letters, Journal of applied physics, journal of material chemistry C, ACS omega,RSC advances, Nanotechnology, Journal Material Science, ACS applied materials, ACS applied surfaces and Interfaces, Scientific Reports etc.‪