Master of Science: School of Physical
Sciences, JNU, New Delhi 2003.
PhD: SSCU, IISc, Bangalore (2009).
Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Princeton University Princeton (2009-2012)
Assistant Professor, S. N. Bose
National Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta (2012 -
Main area of work
Study of electronic properties of
strongly correlated low dimensional systems.
Developing and implementing numerical
methods including DMRG methods, exact diagonalization and
quantum Monte Carlo methods for solving strogly correlated
Transport properties of metal-organic
and organic-organic interfaces.
Study of electronic potential energy
surfaces in biological systems.
Degeneracies and exotic phases in an isotropic
frustrated spin-1/2 chain, Aslam Parvej and Manoranjan Kumar
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 401, 96 (2016) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.10.017.
Level crossing, spin structure factor and quantum
phases of the frustrated spin-1/2 chain with first and second neighbor exchange,
Manoranjan Kumar, Aslam Parvej and Zoltan G Soos J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 316001 (2015).
Cooperativity in spin-crossover transition
in metalorganic complexes: Interplay of
magnetic and elastic interactions, Hrishit Banerjee, Manoranjan Kumar,
and Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta, Phys. Rev. , B 90, 174433 (2014).
Decoupled phase of frustrated
spin-1/2 antiferromagnetic chains with and without
long-range order in the ground state, Manoranjan Kumar and
Z. G. Soos, Phys. Rev. B 88, 134412
antiferromagnetic phases of the ferromagnetic half-twist
ladder compounds Ba3Cu3In4O12
Manoranjan Kumar S E Dutton R J Cava and Z G Soos J.
Phys.: Condens. Matter 25 136004 (2013).
Spin parity and broken
symmetry in finite spin-1/2 chains with frustrated
exchange: quantum transition from high to low spin,
MANORANJAN KUMAR, and Z. G. Soos, Phys. Rev. B 85, 144415
Renormalization Group Algorithm for Bethe Lattices of Spin
1/2 or 1 Sites with Heisenberg Antiferromagnetic Exchange,
MANORANJAN KUMAR, S. Ramasesha, and Z. G. Soos, Phys. Rev.
B 85, 134415 (2012).
Field driven quantum critical
transition in LiCuSbO4, an S=1/2 1D frustrated chain
magnet S. E. Dutton, MANORANJAN KUMAR, M. Mourigal, Z. G.
Soos, C. L. Broholm, J. Wen, N. H. Andersen, Q. Huang, M.
Zbiri, R. Toft-Petersen and R. J. Cava Phys. Rev. Lett.
A Density Matrix
Renormalization Group Method Study of Optical Properties
of Porphines and Metalloporphines, MANORANJAN KUMAR, Y.
Anusooya Pati, S. Ramasesha, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 014112
Profiles of work function
shifts and collective charge transfer in submonolayer
metalorganic films, Benjamin J. Topham, MANORANJAN KUMAR
and Zoltan G. Soos, Advanced Functional Materials 21, 1931
Modified density matrix
renormalization group algorithm for the zigzag spin- 1/2
chain with frustrated antiferromagnetic exchange:
Comparison with field theory at large J2/J1, MANORANJAN
KUMAR, Zoltan G. Soos, Diptiman Sen, and S. Ramasesha,
Phys. Rev. B 81, 104406 (2010).
Dimerization transition of
alkali-TCNQ salts:Charge degrees of freedom near the CDW
boundary, MANORANJAN KUMAR, S. Ramasesha, R.A. Pascal Jr.
and Z.G. Soos, Euro Phys. Lett., 37001, 83, (2008).