Anjan Barman
   Senior Professor
   & Dean(Faculty)

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., IACS, Jadavpur University (1999).
  • M. Sc. (Physics) University of Calcutta (1992).

  • Professional Background:

  • Postdoc, Technion, Israel, 1999-2000.
  • Postdoc, Univ. Exeter, UK, 2001-04.
  • Postdoc, Univ. Leeds, UK, 2004-05.
  • Postdoc, Univ. California, Santa Cruz, USA, 2005-06.
  • Asst. Prof., Univ. South Carolina, USA, 2006.
  • Asst. Prof., IIT Delhi, India, 2006-09.
  • Visiting Researcher: CEMS-RIKEN, Japan, 2008-2023.
  • Associate Professor., S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2009-2013.
  • Professor, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2013-2017.
  • Senior Professor, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2017-till date.

  • Important awards and fellowships

  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Physics (IOP), UK (2021).
  • Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore (2020).
  • MRSI Medal (2017).
  • Featured in top 2% most influential scientists list published by Stanford University.
  • UKIERI Research Award, 2008 and 2012.
  • JSPS Fellowship, 2003
  • Chartered Physicist, IOP, London, 2002.

  • Main area of work

  • Nanomagnetism and spintronics.
  • Magnetic Thin Films, Nanostructures, Multilayers, Heterostructures.
  • Spin-orbitronics: Spin Hall Effect, Spin Pumping, Rashba Effect, Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction.
  • Magnonics: Magnonic crystals, Hybrid, Topological and Quantum Magnonics.
  • Spintronics in Quantum, Topological & 2D Materials, Antiferromagnets, Heusler Alloys.
  • Magnetic Skyrmions, Domain Walls, Vortex.
  • Ultrafast Spin, Carrier and Phonon Dynamics.
  • Straintronics, Surface Acoustic Waves.
  • Three Dimensional Nanomagnetism, Artificial Spin Ice.
  • Ultrafast and THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy and Microscopy.
  • Brillouin Light Scattering, Ferromagnetic Resonance, Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy.
  • Numerical Modelling: Micromagnetic Simulations, Plane-Wave Method.

  • Student Supervision

    Supervised more than 90 Research Students and Postdoctoral Fellows and Scientists. That includes 27 PhD students (17 completed, 10 ongoing).

    Research Grants

    Secured 16 Research Grants (13 completed, 3 ongoing).

    Synergistic Activities

  • Editorial Board Member of Nanotechnology.

  • Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports.

  • Editorial Board Member of Pramana

  • Reviewer of about 40 international journals including: Springer-Nature, APS AIP, IOP, ACS, IEEE, Wiley, Elsevier journals.

  • Reviewer of Research Grants from German Research Foundation, National Science Centre Poland, Swiss National Science Foundation, Netherlands Science Foundation, Austrian Science Fund, Czech Science Foundation, NIE, Strasbourg, France, CEFIPRA (Indo-French), DST India and CSIR India.

  • Guest-Editor of special issues/roadmap of IOP, AIP, Hindawi journals.

  • Public Profiles


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    Significant recent publications:

    • R. Fabiha, J. Lundquist, S. Majumder, E. Topsakal, A. Barman and S. Bandyopadhyay, Spin Wave Electromagnetic Nano‐Antenna Enabled by Tripartite Phonon‐Magnon‐Photon Coupling, Advanced Science 2104622 (2022).
    • S. Sahoo, A. May, A. van Den Berg, A. K. Mondal, S. Ladak and A. Barman, Observation of Coherent Spin Waves in a Three-Dimensional Artificial Spin Ice Structure, Nano Letters 21, 4629 (2021).
    • A. K. Chaurasiya, A. K. Mondal, J. C. Gartside, K. D. Stenning, A. Vanstone, S. Barman, W. R. Branford, and A. Barman, Comparison of Spin-Wave Modes in Connected and Disconnected Artificial Spin Ice Nanotructure using Brillouin Light Scattering Spectroscopy, ACS Nano 15, 11734 (2021).
    • S. N. Panda, S. Majumder, S. Choudhury, A. Bhattacharya, S. Sinha, A. Barman, Femtosecond laser induced spin dynamics in Single Layer Graphene/CoFeB Thin Films, Nanoscale 13, 13709 (2021).
    • S. N. Panda, S. Majumder, A. Bhattacharyya, S. Dutta, S. Choudhury and A. Barman, Structural Phase Dependent Giant Interfacial Spin Transparency in W/CoFeB Thin Film Heterostructure, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13, 20875 (2021).
    • S. Choudhury, A. K. Chaurasiya, A. K. Mandal, B. Rana, K. Miura, H. Takanashi, Y. Otani and A. Barman, Voltage Controlled On-Demand Magnonic Nanochannels, Science Advances 6, eaba5457 (2020).
    • S. N. Panda, S. Mondal, J. Sinha, S. Choudhury and A. Barman, All Optical Detection of Spin Transparency by Spin Pumping in β-Ta/CoFeB Thin Films, Science Advances 5, eaav7200 (2019).
    • S. Mondal, M. A. Abeed, K. Dutta, A. De, S. Sahoo, A. Barman and S. Bandyopadhyay, Hybrid magneto-dynamical modes in a single magnetostrictive nanomagnet on a piezoelectric substrate, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10, 43970 (2018).
    • S. Mondal and A. Barman, Laser Controlled Spin Dynamics of Ferromagnetic Thin Film from Femtosecond to Nanosecond Timescale, Physical Review Applied 10, 054037 (2018).
    • A. K. Chaurasiya, S. Choudhury, J. Sinha and A. Barman Dependence of interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction on layer thicknesses in Ta/Co-Fe-B/TaOx heterostructures from Brillouin light scattering, Physical Review Applied 9, 014008 (2018).
    • S. Sahoo, S. Barman, G. Williams, A. May, S. Ladak and A. Barman, Ultrafast Magnetization Dynamics in a nanoscale Three-dimensional Cobalt tetrapod Structure, Nanoscale 10, 9981 (2018).
    • S. Choudhury, S. Barman, Y. Otani, and A. Barman, Efficient Modulation of Spin Waves in Two-Dimensional Octagonal Magnonic Crystal, ACS Nano 11, 8814 (2017).
    • S. Mondal, S. Choudhury, N. Jha, A. Ganguly, J. Sinha and A. Barman, All-optical Detection of the Spin Hall Angle in W/CoFeB/SiO2 Heterostructures by Varying Tungsten Layer Thickness, Physical Review B 96, 054414 (2017).
    • S. Choudhury, S. Saha, R. Mandal, S. Barman, Y. Otani, and A. Barman, Shape and Interface Induced Control of Spin Dynamics of Two-dimensional Bi-component Magnonic Crystals, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 18339 (2016).
    • S. Pal, S. Saha, M. V. Kamalakar, and A. Barman, Field Dependent Spin Waves in High Aspect Ratio Single Crystalline Ferromagnetic Nanowires, Nano Research 9, 1426 (2016).
    • S. Saha, S. Barman, Y. Otani and A. Barman, All-Optical Investigation of Tunable Picosecond Magnetization Dynamics in Ferromagnetic Nanostripes with Width Down to 50 nm, Nanoscale 7, 18312 (2015).
    • A. Ganguly, K. Kondou, H. Sukegawa, S. Mitani, S. Kasai, Y. Niimi, Y. Otani, and A. Barman, Thickness Dependence of Spin Torque Ferromagnetic Resonance in Co50Fe50/Pt Bilayer Films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 072405 (2014).
    • S. Saha, R. Mandal, S. Barman, D. Kumar, B. Rana, Y. Fukuma, S. Sugimoto, Y. Otani and A. Barman, Tunable Magnonic Spectra in Two Dimensional Magnonic Crystals with Variable Lattice Symmetry, Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 2378 (2013).
    • R. Mandal, S. Saha, D. Kumar, S. Barman, S. Pal, B. Rana, K. Das, A. K. Raychaudhuri, Y. Fukuma, Y. Otani, and A. Barman, Optically Induced Tunable Magnetization Dynamics in Nanoscale Co Antidot Lattices, ACS Nano 6, 3397 (2012).
    • B. Rana, D. Kumar, S. Barman, S. Pal, Y. Fukuma, Y. Otani and A. Barman, Detection of picosecond magnetization dynamics of 50 nm magnetic dots down to the single dot regime, ACS Nano 5, 9559 (2011).
    • S. Pal, B. Rana, O. Hellwig, T. Thompson, and A. Barman, Tunable magnonic frequency and damping in [Co/Pd]8 multilayers with variable Co layer thickness, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 082501 (2011).
    • S. Sugimoto, Y. Fukuma, S. Kasai, T. Kimura, A. Barman and Y. Otani, Dynamics of coupled vortices in a pair of ferromagnetic disks, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 197203 (2011).
    • A. Barman and S. Barman, Dynamic dephasing of magnetization precession in arrays of thin magnetic nanoelements, Phys. Rev. B 79, 144415 (2009).
    • A. Barman, S. Wang, J. Maas, A. R. Hawkins, S. Kwon, A. Liddle, J. Bokor, and H. Schmidt, Magneto-optical observation of picosecond dynamics of single nanomagnets, Nano Letters 6, 2939 (2006).
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