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     Somnath Nag

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Dept. of Physics
Supervisor(s)  Dr. A. K. Singh
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: Completed in 2014
AddressNIT Raipur
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Emailsomnanag@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10CBSEHindi, English, Maths, Science and S. Science2001
12CBSEHindi, English, Physics, Maths and Chemistry2003
B.Sc.Banaras Hindu UniversityPhysics (Hons/ Major), Chemistry and Maths2006
M.Sc.IIT KharagpurPhysics2008

Research Areas
  • Nuclear spectroscopy
  • Nuclear structure analysis using Cranked Nilsson Strutinsky Calculations and Ultimate Cranker
  • Shell Model calculations

Skills
  • Operating System - Windows, Linux
  • Programing Language - C
  • Graphical Interface - Xmgrace, Origin, Excel and spreadsheet, Gnuplot etc.
  • Analysis Pakcages - Radware, CNS model code, UC Menu model code, NuShellx package
  • Admin- Departmental Purchase committee member at NIT Raipur
  • Annual Report compilation committee member at NIT Raipur - 2015, 2016

Awards
  • First position in Physics at Bsc(Hons.) BHU 2006
  • Institute silver medal was awarded for 2007 2008 on being adjudged to be the best student in order of merit among MSc students at IIT Kharagpur.
  • Certificate of proficiency for best project work, 2007 2008 in Msc Physics
  • The paper Description of collective and non-collective states in 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. has been awarded third prize in the poster presentation in DAE Symp. on Nuclear Physics 2010
  • The paper Study of valence space excitations in 122Te by Somnath Nag et al. has been awarded first prize in the poster presentation in DAE Symp. on Nuclear Physics 2011.

Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Balurghat College(Gov. Sponsore), Balurghat, Dakshin Dinajpur. 20th April 2015 to 18th May 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Dept. of Physics, NIT Raipur, Raipur. 28th May 2015 till date

Teaching Experience
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics Lab I(P) at Dept of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 3 hrs. (4 terms)
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics Lab II(P) at Dept of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 3 hrs. (4 terms)
  • Electronics lab(P) at Dept of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 3 hrs. (1 terms)
  • First year B. Tech tutorial(T) at Dept of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 3 hrs. a week (1 terms)
  • 2nd year B.Tech tutorial(T) at Dept of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 1 hr. per week (2 terms)
  • Applied Physics (Wave optics and acoustics, Magnetic materials and Superconductivity)(L) at Dept. of Physics, NIT Raipur 3Autamn Semesters 2015-17, 2 Spring Sem 2016-17 (5 terms)
  • Basic Electronics (Solid state physics, Solid state devices, Digital Electronics)(L) at Dept. of Physics, NIT Raipur 3Autamn Semesters 2015-17, 2 Spring Sem 2016-17 (5 terms)
  • Applier Physics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, NIT Raipur 3Autamn Semesters 2015-17, 2 Spring Sem 2016-17 (5 terms)
  • Basic Electronics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, NIT Raipur 3Autamn Semesters 2015-17, 2 Spring Sem 2016-17 (5 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • GATE 2008 with Percentile of 99.11 and All India Rank (Physics) of 52
  • CSIR UGC NET held on 23rd DEC 2007
  • CSIR UGC NET held on 22nd JUNE 2008

Papers Published in Journals
  • Noncollective aligned and antialigned states in 125I by Purnima Singh, Somnath Nag, A. K. Singh et al. Phys. Rev. C 82, 034301 (2010)
  • Highly deformed high-spin band in 125I by Purnima Singh, Somnath Nag, A. K. Singh et al. Phys. Rev. C 84, 024316 (2011)
  • Collective and noncollective states in 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. Phys. Rev. C 85, 014310 (2012)
  • High-spin spectroscopy of 122I by Purnima Singh, Somnath Nag, K. Selvakumar, A. K. Singh et al. Phys. Rev. C 85, 054311 (2012)
  • Experimental investigation of shell-model excitations of 89Zr up to high spin by S. Saha et al. Phys. Rev. C 86, 034315 (2012)
  • Shape evolution in 123Cs and 124Ba nuclei by K. Selvakumar, A. K. Singh, Subhashri Das, Purnima Singh, Somnath Nag et al. Phys. Rev. C 88, 024313 (2013)
  • Superdeformation and alpha-cluster structure in 35Cl by Abhijit Bisoi, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, S. Ray, M. Roy Basu, Debasmita Kanjilal, Somnath Nag, K. Selvakumar, A. Goswami, N. Madhavan, S. Muralithar, and R. K. Bhowmik Phys. Rev. C 88, 034303 (2013)
  • Collective and noncollective excitations in 122Te by Somnath Nag et al. Phys. Rev. C 88, 044335 (2013)
  • Non-collective states in 122Te by Somnath Nag et al. EPJ A 49, 145 (2013)
  • Shape coexistence in the near-spherical 142Sm nucleus by S. Rajbanshi, Abhijt Bisoi, Somnath Nag et al. Phys. Rev. C 89, 014315 (2014)
  • High spin spectroscopy in 34Cl by Abhijit Bisoi, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, S. Ray, D. Pramanik, R. Kshetri, Somnath Nag, K. Selvakumar, P. Singh, A. Goswami, S. Saha, J. Sethi, T. Trivedi, B. S. Naidu, R. Donthi, V. Nanal, and R. Pal Phys. Rev. C 89, 024303 (2014)
  • Antimagnetic rotation in 104Pd by N. Rather, S. Roy, P. Datta, S. Chattopadhyay, A. Goswami, S. Nag, R. Palit, S. Pal, S. Saha, J. Sethi, T. Trivedi, and H. C. Jain Physical Rev. C 89, 061303(R) (2014)
  • Revised level structure of 120Te by Somnath Nag, Purnima Singh, A.K. Singh et al. Phys. Rev. C 90, 037302 (2014)
  • Multiple magnetic rotational bands based on proton alignment in 143Eu by S. Rajbanshi, Abhijit Bisoi, Somnath Nag et al. Physical Rev. C 89, 024318 (2014)
  • Collective excitations in 33S by Abhijit Bisoi, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, S. Ray, D. Pramanik, R. Kshetri, Somnath Nag, K. Selvakumar, P. Singh, A. Goswami, S. Saha, J. Sethi, T. Trivedi, B. S. Naidu, R. Donthi, V. Nanal, and R. Pal Phys. Rev. C 90, 024328 (2014)
  • Antimagnetic rotation and sudden change of electric quadrupole transition strength in 143Eu by S. Rajbanshi, S. Roy, Somnath Nag et al. Physics Letters B  748 (2015)
  • Observation of high-spin bands with large moments of inertia in 124Xe by Somnath Nag, A. K. Singh et al. Phys. Rev. C 94, 034307 (2016)
  • Shears mechanism and development of collectivity in Sm141 by S. Rajbanshi, Sajad Ali, Abhijit Bisoi, Somnath Nag et al. Phys. Rev. C 94, 044318 (2016)
  • Semi-decoupled band and other high-spin band structures in 188Pt by S. Mukhopadhyay, D. C. Biswas, S. K. Tandel, S. Frauendorf, L. S. Danu, P. N. Prashanth, B. N. Joshi, G. K. Prajapati, B. V. John, Somnath Nag, T. Trivedi, S. Saha, J. Sethi, R. Palit, and P. K. Joshi Phys. Rev C 96, 014315 (2017)
  • Evidence of antimagnetic rotation in an odd-odd nucleus The case of 142Eu by Sajad Ali, S. Rajbanshi, B. Das, S. Chattopadhyay, M. Saha Sarkar, A. Goswami, R. Raut, Abhijit Bisoi, Somnath Nag, S. Saha, J. Sethi, R. Palit, G. Gangopadhyay, T. Bhattacharjee, S. Bhattacharyya, G. Phys. Rev C 96, 021304(R) (2017)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • First observation of highly deformed band in 125I by Purnima Singh et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys., 53, 229-230 (2008)
  • First observation of highly deformed bands in 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 72-73 (2009)
  • Observation of multiple band termination in 125I by Purnima Singh et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 76-77 (2009)
  • Transition rates in mirror nuclei 35Ar and 35 Cl by Sudatta Ray et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56-57 (2009)
  • Structure of 169W nucleus by Indrani Ray er al Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 96-97 (2009)
  • Description of collective and non-collective states in 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 55, 56-57 (2010)
  • Shell model calculations for Te isotopes by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 55, 60 - 61 (2010)
  • Non-collective aligned and anti-aligned states in 123I by Purnima Singh et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 55, 54 - 55 (2010)
  • Shell model description of low-lying states of the odd-mass I nuclei 121-135I by Purnima Singh et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 55, 58 - 59 (2010)
  • Are there superdeformed states in 35Cl by Abhijit Bisoi et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 55, 4 - 5 (2010)
  • Study of collective and non-collective states in 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. Research Scholars Workshop on Yrast and Near Yrast Spectroscopy, Experimental and Theoretical Aspects, Kolkata XXXX (2011)
  • Spectroscopy of 120Te by Somnath Nag et al. ANUP Advances in NUclear Physics, Goa XXXX (2011)
  • Theoretical interpretation of 120Te and 122Te using cranking model by Somnath Nag et al. International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics(ICTAP), IIT Kharagpur XXXX (2011)
  • Study of valence space excitations in 122Te by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 288 (2011)
  • Band termination in 120-122Te Comparative study of Shell model and cranked Nilsson Strutinsky (CNS) approach by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 290 (2011)
  • Observation of maximally aligned states in pi h11/2 nu h11/2 band of 122I by Purnima Singh et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 204 (2011)
  • High Spin Spectroscopy of 34Cl by Abhijit Bisoi et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 362 (2011)
  • Study of side-feeding time for light mass nuclei by Sudatta Ray et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 394 (2011)
  • High spin states in 204At by D Kanjilal et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 56, 438 (2011)
  • Observation of highly deformed bands in 122Te by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 218-219 (2012)
  • High-spin structure of 188Pt nucleus by S. Mukhopadhyay et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 220-221 (2012)
  • Search for Shears Mechanism in 142Sm by S. Rajbanshi et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 208-209 (2012)
  • Determination of nuclear life time from time stamped decay data by S. Rajbanshi et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 244-245 (2012)
  • High Spin Spectroscopy of 105Pd by Niyaz Rather et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 310-311 (2012)
  • Staircase bands in odd-odd Ag isotopes 107Ag a case study by P. Datta et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 312-313 (2012)
  • Large scale shell model calculation for 120-130Sn by Soumik Das,Somnath Nag,P. K. Raina,P. K. Rath Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 356-357 (2012)
  • Experimental Investigation SM Excitations of 89Zr up to High Spin and its Comparison with 88Zr and 90Zr by S. Saha et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 360-361 (2012)
  • Measurement of Half life of exotic nuclei near proton drip-line by M. Roy et al. Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 57, 366-367 (2012)
  • Search for anti-magnitic rotations in 104Pd by Niyaz Rather et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 120 (2013)
  • High Spin Spectroscopy of 105Pd by Niyaz Rather et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 122 (2013)
  • Highly deformed collective bands in 124Xe by Somnath Nag et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 210 (2013)
  • High-K structure in the shape-coexistent nucleus 188Pt by S. Mukhopadhyay et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 188 (2013)
  • High spin states in 33S by Abhijit Bisoi et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 224 (2013)
  • High spin states in 205At by D. Kanjilal et al. Proc. of Int. Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 58, 262 (2013)
  • Effect of the clover geometry on the LINESHAPE analysis by S. Rajbanshi, Abhijit Bisoi, Somnath Nag et al. Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 59 72-73 (2014)
  • Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 59 by S. Rajbanshi, Abhijit Bisoi, Somnath Nag et al. Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 59 166-167 (2014)
  • Quasi- gamma and semi-decoupled band structures in 188Pt by S. Mukhopadhyay et al. Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 59 174-175 (2014)
  • Evolution of Shapes through Collective and Non-Collective Excitations in 120Te, 122Te and 124Xe by Somnath Nag Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 59 1018-1019 (2014)
  • Structural evolution from low to high-spin states in Xe by S. K. Ghorui,Somnath Nag,A. K. Singh,P. K. Raina,P. K. Rath Proc. of DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys., 60, 226 (2015)
  • Interplay of shapes through non-collective excitations in neutron deficient A 120 in perspective of 122Te by Somnath Nag Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Symp. on Nucl. Phys. 61 (2016)

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