IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. Sukhendu Sekhar Sarkar
Dr. Sukhendu Sekhar Sarkar  Dr. Sukhendu Sekhar Sarkar
Professor, Physics
  • CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY 1993 PH.D (NUCLEAR PHYSICS & Nuclear Astrophysics) (Worked at SINP) Title of the thesis: Spectral Distribution Theory and Strengths of Gamow - Teller and M1 excitations.
  • SAHA INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS (SINP) 1984 POST M.SC. DIPLOMA.
  • CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY 1980 M.SC (PHYSICS).
  • CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY 1978 B.SC (PHYSICS HONOURS).

 

Contact Addresses

Residence Teesta-6,Meghnad Saha Abasan, 1/AF,Bidhanmagar, Kolkata, India
Phone (office) +91 - 33 - 26684561/62/63 Ext.
Mobile +91 - 9433006526
email sukhendusekhar_sarkar@hotmail.com

 

Research Areas
  • Nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics

 

Recent Publications
  • Spectral distribution calculations using Wildenthal’s universal sd interaction, S. Sarkar, K. Kar and V. K.B. Kota, Phys. Rev. C36 (1987) 2700.
  • Gamow-Teller strength sums for nuclei in the fp shell, S.Sarkar and K. Kar, J. Phys. G14 (1988) L123.
  • Gamow-Teller and M1 strength sums for sd shell nuclei by spectral distribution methods, S. Sarkar and K. Kar, Phys.  Rev. C40 (1989) 1826.
  • Spectral distribution theory- some recent applications, Kamales Kar and Sukhendusekhar Sarkar, Pramana 32 (1989) 497.
  • Beta decay rates of fp shell nuclei in advanced evolutionary stages of presupernova stars, K. Kar, S. Sarkar and A. Ray, Phys.  Letts. B261 (1991) 217.
  • Beta   decay rates of fp shell nuclei with A>60 in presupernova stars, K. Kar, A.  Ray and S.  Sarkar,  Astrophys.  Jour. 434 (1994) 662.
  • Effect of inclusion of 1g orbits on the Gamow - Teller strengths for the capture rates of solar neutrinos in Ga detectorsSukhendusekhar  Sarkar and Kamales Kar, J. Phys. G 21 (1995) 411.
  • Gamow-Teller strengths in fp shell, S. Sarkar and K. Kar, Phys. Lett. B387 (1996) 227.
  • Spectral distribution studies of fp shell nuclei with modified Kuo - Brown interaction, K. Kar, S. Sarkar, J.  M.  G.  Gomez, V.  R.  Manfredi and L. Salasnich, Phys. Rev. C55 (1997) 1260.
  • Excited states of 71Ge above the neutron emission threshold and solar neutrino capture rates for Ga detectors, K.  Kar,  S.  Sarkar, S.  Goswami and A. Raychoudhuri, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 21 (1997).
  • Half-life and presupernova weak interaction rates for nuclei away from the stability line, K. Kar, S. Chakravarti, A. Ray and S. Sarkar, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 24 (1998) 1641.
  • Relevance of thermally populated first excited state of 44Ti to the abundance problem of Cassiopiea A: A model study, S.  Sarkar, Pramana - J. Phys 53(1999) 469.
  • Structure of 96Mo at high spin, J.M. Chatterjee, M.  Saha Sarkar, S.  Bhattacharya, P.  Banerjee, S. Sarkar, R.P. Singh, S. Muralithar and R.K.  Bhowmik, Nucl. Phys. A. 678 (2000) 367.
  • Shell model study of neutron - rich nuclei near 132Sn, Sukhendusekhar Sarkar, M. Saha Sarkar, Phys. Rev. C 64 (2001) 014312.
  • Level structures of  95,97Mo  -  a  comparative  study,  J.M.Chatterjee, M.  Saha Sarkar, S.  Bhattacharya,  P.  Banerjee, S. Sarkar, R.P. Singh, S. Muralithar and R.K.  Bhowmik, Pramana - J. Phys. 57 (2001) 165 .
  • In search of collectivity in 95,97Mo nuclei, J. M. Chatterjee, M.  Saha  Sarkar, S. Bhattacharya, S. Sarkar, R. P. Singh, S. Murulithar, and R. K. Bhowmik , Phys. Rev. C 69, (2004) 044303.
  • Shell Model Calculations with Modified Empirical Hamiltonian in 132Sn region, Sukhendusekhar Sarkar and M.  Saha  Sarkar, Euro.  Phys. Jour. A. 21 (2004) 61.
  • Lifetime measurements of microsecond isomers in the N = 48 nuclei 88Zr and 90Mo  using recoil-isomer tagging, A. Chakraborty, Krishichayan, S.S. Ghugre, R. Goswami, S. Mukhopadhyay, N.S. Pattabiraman, S. Ray, A.K. Sinha, S. Sarkar, P.V. Madhusudhana Rao, U. Garg, S.K. Basu, L. Chaturvedi, A. Dhal, R.K. Sinha, I.M. Govil, M.B. Chatterjee, M.  Saha  Sarkar, R.K. Bhowmik, A. Jhingan, N. Madhavan, S. Muralithar, S. Nath, R.P. Singh, P. Sugathan, Phys. Rev. C 70 (2004) 014311.
  • High-spin states in the odd-odd nucleus 146Tb, Krishichayan, A. Chakraborty, S.S. Ghugre, R. Goswami, S. Mukhopadhyay, N.S. Pattabiraman, S. Ray, A.K. Sinha, S. Sarkar, P.V. Madhusudhana Rao,  U. Garg,  S.K. Basu,  B.K. Yogi, L. Chaturvedi, A. Dhal, R.K. Sinha, M.  Saha  Sarkar, S. Saha, R. Singh, R.K. Bhowmik, A. Jhingan, N. Madhavan, S. Muralithar, S. Nath, R.P. Singh, P. Sugathan, Phys.Rev. C 70 (2004) 044315.
  • Shell model predictions for very neutron-rich nuclei in 132Sn region : interesting features of effective- charge revealed, Sukhendusekhar Sarkar and M.Saha Sarkar, Balkan Phys. Letts. Special Issue, 2004, Pg, 308, http://arxiv.org/abs/nucl-th/0503067.
  • Spectroscopy of 90Nb at high spin, A. Chakraborty, Krishichayan, S.S. Ghugre, R. Goswami, S. Mukhopadhyay, N.S. Pattabiraman, S. Ray, A.K. Sinha, S. Sarkar, P.V. Madhusudhana Rao, U. Garg, S.K. Basu, M.B. Chatterjee, M. Saha Sarkar, L. Chaturvedi, A. Dhal, R.K. Sinha, I.M. Govil, R.K. Bhowmik, A. Jhingan, N. Madhavan, S. Muralithar, S. Nath, R.P. Singh, and P. Sugathan, Phys. Rev. C 72, 054309 (2005).
  • New information on the T=47 s isomer in the 136I nucleus, W. Urban, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, T. Rzaca-Urban, J.L. Durell, A.G. Smith, J.A. Genevey, J.A. Pinston, G.S. Simpson, I. Ahmad, Euro. Phys. Jour. A 27 (2006) (257-262) (letter).
  • Spin-parity measurements in neutron-rich N ~20 34P and 36S nuclei, Krishichayan, A. Chakraborty, S. S. Ghugre, R. Goswami, S. Mukhopadhyay, N.S. Pattabiraman, S. Ray, and A. K. Sinha, S. Sarkar, U. Garg, P. V. Madhusudhana Rao, S. K. Basu, B. K. Yogi, L. Chaturvedi, A. Dhal, and R. K. Sinha, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Saha, R. Singh, R. K. Bhowmik, A. Jhingan, N. Madhavan, S. Muralithar, S. Nath, R. P. Singh, and P. Sugathan, Euro. Phys. Jour. 29 (2006) 151.
  • Evolution of collectivity in neutron-rich  nuclei of 132Sn  region, R. Kshetri, M. Saha Sarkar and S. Sarkar, Phys. Rev. C 74 (2006)  034314.
  • High spin structure of 35Cl and the sd–fp shell gap, Ritesh Kshetri, M. Saha Sarkar, Indrani  Ray, P. Banerjee, S. Sarkar, Rajarshi Raut, A. Goswami, J. M. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, U. Datta Pramanik, A.    Mukherjee, C. C. Dey, S. Bhattacharya, B.  Dasmahapatra, Samit  Bhowal, G. Gangopadhyay, P. Datta, H.C. Jain, R. K. Bhowmik, S. Muralithar, R. P. Singh, R. Kumar, Nucl. Phys. A 781 (2007) 277. 
  • First observation of excited states in the 138I nucleus, T. Rzaca-Urban, K. Pagowska, W. Urban, A. Złomaniec, J. Genevey, J. A. Pinston, G. S. Simpson, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, H. Faust, A. Scherillo, I. Tsekhanovich, R. Orlandi,  J. L. Durell, A. G. Smith, and I. Ahmand, Phys. Rev. C 75 (2007) 054319.
  • First observation of medium-spin excitations in the 138Cs nucleus, T. Rzaca-Urban, W. Urban, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, J.L. Durell, A.G. Smith, B.J. Varley, and I. Ahmad, Euro. Phys. Jour. A 32 (2007) 5 (Letter).
  • Indication of the onset of collectivity in 30P, Indrani Ray, Moumita Roy Basu, Ritesh Kshetri, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, P. Banerjee, S. Chattopadhyay, C.C. Dey,  A. Goswami, J. M. Chatterjee, A.  Mukherjee, S. Bhattacharya, B. Dasmahapatra, P. Datta, H.C. Jain, R. K. Bhowmik, S. Muralithar, R. P. Singh, Phys. Rev. C 76, 034315 (2007).
  • High-spin structure and Band Termination in 103Cd, A. Chakraborty, Krishichayan, S. Mukhopadhyay, S. Ray, S.N. Chintalapudi, S.S. Ghugre, N.S. Pattabiraman,  A.K. Sinha,  S. Sarkar, U. Garg,  S. Zhu, M. Saha Sarkar, Phys. Rev. C 76, 044327 (2007).
  • Structure of even-even A = 138 isobars and the yrast spectra of semi-magic Sn isotopes above the 132Sn core, S. Sarkar and M. Saha Sarkar, Phys. Rev. C78, 024308 (2008).


Courses Undertaken

 


Department of Physics, BESU, Shibpur - 7111 03, INDIA