Anjan Barman
   Senior Professor
   & Associate 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 Scientist: RIKEN-ASI, Japan, 2008.
  • Associate Prof., S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2009.
  • Professor, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India, 2013.
  • Important awards and fellowships

  • UKIERI Research Award, 2008.
  • JSPS Fellowship, 2003
  • Chartered Physicist, IOP, London, 2002.
  • Main area of work

  • Nanomagnetism and spintronics.
  • Ultrafast magnetization and spin dynamics.
  • Time-resolved microscopy and spectroscopy.
  • Magnonic crystals.
  • Ultrafast coherent control by optical pulse shaping.
  • Micromagnetic simulations.
  • Synergistic Activities

  • Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group).

  • Reviewer of about 25 international journals including: Nature journals, AIP journals, IOP journals, ACS journals, IEEE journals, Wiley journals, Elsevier journals and Springer journals.

  • Reviewer of Research Grants from NSC, Poland, NSF, Netherlands, DST, India and CSIR, India.

  • Guest-Editor of "Synthesis, properties and applications of single domain magnetic nanoparticles" in Journal of Nanomaterials.


    Significant recent publications:

    • D. Kumar, S. Barman and A. Barman, Magnetic Vortex Based Transistor Operations, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 4, 4108 (2014).
    • A. Barman and A. Haldar, Time-domain study of magnetization dynamics of magnetic thin films and micro- and nanostructures, Solid State Physics, 65, 1-108, Elsevier (2014).
    • 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).
    • J. W. Klos, D. Kumar, M. Krawczyk, and A. Barman, The influence of structural changes on the spin waves spectra of periodic antidot wire, Phys. Rev. B 89, 014406 (2014).
    • J. W. Kłos, D. Kumar, M. Krawczyk, and A. Barman, Magnonic Band Engineering By Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mirror Symmetry Breaking in Anti-dot Spin-wave Waveguides, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 3, 2444 (2013).
    • 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, P. Laha, K. Das, S. Saha, S. Barman, A. K. Raychaudhuri and A. Barman, Effects of Antidot Shape on the Spin Wave Spectra of Two-Dimensional Ni80Fe20 Antidot Lattices, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 262410 (2013).
    • B. Rana, D. Kumar, R. Mandal, S. Barman, Y. Fukuma, Y. Otani, and A. Barman, Configurational Anisotropic Spin-waves in Cross-shaped Ni80Fe20 nanoelements, B. K. Mahato, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 192402 (2013).
    • S. Saha, S. Barman, J. Ding, A. O. Adeyeye and A. Barman, Time-Domain Study of Spin-Wave Dynamics in Two-Dimensional Arrays of Bi-Component Magnetic Structures, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 242409 (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).
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