Anurup Gohain Barua

Anurup Gohain Barua

Professor

MSc (Dibrugarh) PhD (Dibrugarh)

Spectroscopy and Electronics

Department of Physics
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Phone:- 9957257821
Email:- agb@gauhati.ac.in

Research Interests

  • Firefly bioluminescence
  • Spectroscopic characterization of different objects

 

Fellowships/Awards

  • INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Visiting Fellowship to visit LBMA Section, RRCAT, Indore, in 2007-08
  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Invitation Fellowship (short-term) to visit Chiba University, Japan, in 2010  

 

 

Publications in Firefly Bioluminescence

  • M. M. Rabha, U. Sharma, A. Gohain Barua: Bioluminescence emissions from the Indian winter species of firefly Diaphanes sp.: Journal of Biosciences 45 (2020) 61.
  • A. Goswami, A. Gohain Barua: In vivo lifetimes of the three color-sectors in bioluminescence emissions of the firefly Luciola praeusta at different temperatures, Spectroscopy Letters 52 (2019) 253-260.
  • A. Goswami, P. Phukan, A. Gohain Barua: Manifestation of peaks in a live firefly flash; Journal of Fluorescence 29 (2019) 505-513.
  • U. Sharma, A. Goswami, A. Gohain Barua: Coherence of the light of firefly Luciola praeusta, Current Science 114 (2018) 637-643.
  • M. M. Rabha, U. Sharma, A. Goswami, A. Gohain Barua: Bioluminescence emissions of female fireflies of the species Luciola praeusta, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 170 (2017) 134-139.
  • M. M. Rabha, A. Gohain Barua: Light of female fireflies of the species Asymmetricata circumdata, Asian Journal of Physics 25 (2016) 1415-1420.
  • U. Sharma, A. Goswami, M. M. Rabha, A. Gohain Barua: In vivo bioluminescence emissions of the firefly Luciola praeusta at low temperatures, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 161 (2016) 383-386.
  • A. Goswami, U. Sharma, M. M. Rabha, S. C. Rajbongshi, A. Gohain Barua: Steady-state and time-resolved bioluminescence of the firefly Asymmetricata circumdata (Motschulsky), Current Science 109 (2015) 1838-1842.
  • U. Sharma, A. Goswami, M. Phukan, S. C. Rajbongshi, A. Gohain Barua, Temperature dependence of the flash duration of the firefly Luciola praeusta, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 13 (2014) 1788-1792.
  • U. Sharma, M. Phukan, M. M. Rabha, A. Gohain Barua: Diffraction of the light of the firefly by a grating, Asian Journal of Physics 23 (2014) 833-837.
  • A. Gohain Barua, U. Sharma, M. Phukan, S. Hazarika: Sharp intense line in the bioluminescence emission of the firefly, Journal of Biological Physics 40 (2014) 267-274.
  • A. Gohain Barua: Modulations in the light of the firefly, Journal of Biosciences 38 (2013) 9-12.
  • A. Gohain Barua, M. Iwasaka, Y. Miyashita, S. Kurita, N. Owada: Firefly flashing under strong static magnetic field, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 11 (2012) 345-350.
  • M. Iwasaka, Y. Miyashita, A. G. Barua, S. Kurita, N. Owada: Changes in the bioluminescence of firefly under pulsed and static magnetic fields, Journal of Applied Physics 109 (2011) 07B303.
  • N. Dehingia, D. Baruah, C. Siam, A. Gohain Barua, G. D. Baruah: Purkinje effect and bioluminescence of fireflies, Current  Science 99 (2010) 1425-1427.
  • A. Gohain Barua, S. Rajbongshi: The light of the firefly under the influence of ethyl acetate, Journal of. Biosciences 35 (2010) 183-186.
  • A. Gohain Barua, S. Hazarika, N. M. Saikia, G. D. Baruah: Bioluminescence emissions of the firefly Luciola praeusta Kiesenwetter 1874 (Coleoptera : Lampyridae : Luciolinae), Journal of Biosciences 34 (2009) 287-292.

 

Selected Other Publications

  • M. R. Sheikh, A. Gohain Barua: X-ray diffraction and Fourier transform infrared spectra of the bricks of the Kamakhya temple, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics 51 (2013) 745-748.
  • P. R. Borthakur, S. Hazarika, P. K. Gupta, A. Gohain Barua: 405 nm-excited fluorescence spectra of the juice of the lemon (Citrus x limon), Food Biophysics 8 (2013) 297-301.
  • P. R. Borthakur, A. Gohain Barua: Steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence of seeds of the spiny gourd (Momordica Dioica Roxb.), Spectroscopy Letters 46 (2013) 609-614.
  • A. Gohain Barua, S. Hazarika, J. Sarmah Pathak, C. Kalita: Spectroscopic investigation of the seeds of chilli (Capsicum annum L.), International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition 59 (2008) 671-678.
  •  A. Gohain Barua, S. S. Jois, S. Bhuyan: Interaction of a laser beam with the rotational lines of nitrogen in the wavelength region of 5700 Å, Applied Optics 46 (2007) 5738-5741.
  • A. Gohain Barua, B. Tiru: Variation of width of the hysteresis loop with temperature in an emitter-coupled Schmitt trigger, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics 44 (2006) 482-485.
  • A. Gohain Barua, A. K. Borah, S. S. Jois: Propagation of a 575 nm dye laser beam through nitrogen, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 68 (2006) 1330-1333.
  • A. Gohain Barua, B. R. Boruah: Minerals and functional groups present in the jackfruit seed: a spectroscopic investigation, International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition 55 (2004) 479-484.
  • S. Bhattacharyya, A. Gohain Barua, R. Konwar, R. Changmai, G. D. Baruah: Nature of the emission band of Dergaon meteorite in the region 5700-6700 Å, Pramana - Journal of Physics 62 (2004) 1299-1301.
  • A. Gohain Barua, B. R. Boruah, S. Bhattacharyya, G. D. Baruah: Spectroscopic investigation of the Dergaon meteorite with reference to 10 µm and 20 µm bands, Pramana - Journal of Physics 60 (2003) 47-52.
  • A. Gohain Barua, G. D. Baruah: Propagation of dye laser beam through p-benzoquinone H4 vapour, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics 39 (2001) 231-234.

Chapter/Article in a Book

  • Composition and Spectroscopic Characterisation of Jackseeds, in The Jackfruit, edited by SG Valavi, KV Peter, G Thottappilly (Studium Press, USA, ISBN 1-933699-61-2) 207-210 (2011).

Supervision of Ph.D. Theses

1.   Dr. Arup Kumar Borah — Year: 2007

(Supervisors: Dr. Rudra Kanta Deka, Department of Mathematics, Gauhati University & Dr. Anurup Gohain Barua)

2.   Dr. Surajit Bhuyan  —  Year: 2009

3.   Dr. Simanta Hazarika   — Year: 2010

4.   Dr. Rahejuddin Sheikh   — Year: 2012

5.   Dr. Jumisree Sarmah Pathak   —  Year: 2012

6.   Dr. Priyalakshmi Goswami  — Year: 2013

7.   Dr. Priyangshu Rana Borthakur  — Year: 2014

8.   Dr. Maisnam Bidysagar — Year: 2015

9.   Dr. Mridusmita Phukan  —  Year: 2016

10. Dr. Upamanyu Sharma — Year: 2017

11. Dr. Jayashri Medhi —  Year: 2019

(Supervisors: Dr. Kalpana Duorah, (Retd.) Department of Physics, Gauhati University & Dr. Anurup Gohain Barua)

12. Dr. Goutam Kashyap Boruah — Year: 2019

(Supervisors: Dr. Saurabh Baruah,Geoscience Division, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat & Dr. Anurup Gohain Barua)