Dr. Subhasis Panja
Sr. Scientist
Time and Frequency Standards
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Brief Biodata:

1. DP/DU No. and Name: DU#4.01 & 4.03, Time and Frequency Standards & Physics of Cold Atoms

2. Current position and Address: SENIOR SCIENTIST

Office Address: National Physical Laboratory, Time and Frequency Division,Dr. K S Krishnan Marg, New Delhi-110012
Phone: 011-45609229

3. Educational Qualifications :

Degree Subject University/Institute Year
Ph. D. Science Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India 2003
M. Sc. Physics Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 1998
B Sc Physics (Hons) Kamarpukur S R S Vidyamahapith/ University of Burdwan 1995

4. Academics/Research Experience :

Year Duration Research field Institute (in India/Abroad) Fellowship
Sept 2012 - Present Working Single trapped ion optical frequency standard with Ytterbium ion Time and Frequency Division, CSIR - NPL, India. Senior Scientist
May 2009 – August 2012 Three years three months Active spectroscopy for plasma Diagnostics ITER-India, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Scientist-SD
June 2006 - Dece. 2008 Two years six months Gas phase studies of isolated and solvated molecular ions in ion accelerators and ion-storage ring University of Aarhus, Denmark Postdoctoral Research Fellow
April 2005- March 2006 One year Generation of ultrashort laser pulses and white light continuum Osaka City University, Japan Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Jan 2004 – Decm 2004 One year Ultrafast spectroscopy to study chemical dynamics of molecules Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Jan 1999- Decem 2003 Five years Steady state and time resolved photophysics of bichromophores Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Research Fellow

5. Date of Joining NPL: 05/09/2012

6. No. of Publications:

SCI Journals Conference/ proceedings Books Total
42 0 2 44

7. No. of Patents : None so far

8. Current Activity
Posted in Time and Frequency Standard Group since Sept 2012. Involved in Development of 171Yb+ single trap ion optical frequency standards.

9. Honours and Award:

  1. Winner of the Elsevier Ph D Phtoscientistaward and the Travel Bursary of Elsevier Science for attending International Conference at Nara, Japan.
  2. Awarded Max-Planck Institute Fellowship by Max-Planck Society, Germany.

10. Any other information:
Blood Group: A+