Manos Pratim Chakrapani Kalita

Manos Pratim Chakrapani Kalita

Associate Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (IITG)

Material Science

Department of Physics
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014

1. Electrodynamics, M.Sc. Semester-I.

2. Nanophysics (Elective), M.Sc. Semester-III.

3. Practicals, M.Sc. Semester-I, II, III.

4. Dissertation, M.Sc. Semester-IV.

5. Radiological Physics (M.Sc.).

6. Pre-PhD Course Work.

Research Interest

Semiconductor Nanostructures

Magnetic Materials

Applications of Nanomaterials


PhD Students (Present)

1. Amarjyoti Kalita 

2. Saurabh Kumar Sharma

3. Pratima Borah 


PhD Students (Past)

1. Dr. Kuldeep Deka (PhD awarded in June, 2018)



Near Infra-red Emitting Water Soluble Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Investigation on their Structural and Optical Properties, SERB-DST Sponsored, 2014-2017 (Rs. 26.42 Lakhs)

1. A. Kalita, M.P.C. Kalita, Microstructural, optical, magnetic and photocatalytic properties of Mn doped ZnO nanocrystals of different sizes, Physica B (Just Accepted) (Elsevier). I.F.=1.453.

2. K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, Structural phase controlled transition metal (Fe, Co, Ni, Mn) doping in CdS nanocrystals and their optical, magnetic and photocatalytic properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 757 (2018) 209-220 (Elsevier). I.F.= 3.133. 

3. A. Kalita, M.P.C. Kalita, Effects of size reduction on microstructural, optical, vibrational, magnetic and photocatalytic properties of ZnO nanocrystals, Materials Characterization 137 (2018) 109-118 (Elsevier). I.F.= 2.714. Citation:3 (Scopus)

4. A. Kalita, K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, On the influence of Raman scattering of water in the photoluminescence measurement of water dispersed ZnO nanocrystals, Methods and Applications in Fluorescence 5 (2017) 027001 (IOP Publishing). I.F.= 2.656. Citation: 1 (Scopus)

5. K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, Structural, optical and ion sensing properties of 2-mercaptoethanol capped Mn-doped ZnS nanocrystals, Superlattices and Microstructures 111 (2017) 373-384 (Elsevier). I.F.= 2.123. Citation: 2 (Scopus)

6. A. Kalita, M.P.C. Kalita, Williamson-Hall analysis and optical properties of small sized ZnO nanocrystals, Physica E 92 (2017) 36-40 (Elsevier). I.F.= 2.221. Citation: 1 (Scopus)

7. A. Kalita, M.P.C. Kalita, Microstructural and photoluminescence properties of CTAB/PVP capped ZnO nanocrystals, Optik 130 (2017) 955-962 (Elsevier). I.F.= 0.835.

8. K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, Evidence of reaction rate influencing cubic and hexagonal phase formation process in CdS nanocrystals, Chemical Physics Letters 652 (2016) 11-15 (Elsevier). I.F.=1.815. Citation: 2 (Scopus)

9. K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, Microstructure analysis of chemically synthesized wurtzite-type CdS nanocrystals, Pramana 86 (2016) 1119-1126 (Springer). I.F.=0.520. Citation: 1 (Scopus)

10. A. Rajbongshi, M.P.C. Kalita, F. Singh, K.C. Sarma, B.K. Sarma, Swift heavy ion-irradiation effects on microstructure, surface morphology and optical properties of PbS thin films, Applied Physics A 122 (2016) 555 (Springer). I.F.=1.455. Citation: 1 (Scopus)

11. A. Kalita, M.P.C. Kalita, Size dependence of lattice parameters in ZnO nanocrystals, Applied Physics A 121 (2015) 521-524 (Springer). I.F.=1.455. Citation: 5 (Scopus)

12. K. Deka, M.P.C. Kalita, Microstructural Properties of Chemically Synthesized ZnS Nanocrystals, Brazilian Journal Physics 45 (2015) 36-40 (Springer). I.F.= 0.735. Citation: 3 (Scopus)

13. M.P.C. Kalita, K. Deka, J. Das, N. Hazarika, P. Dey, R. Das, S. Paul, T. Sarmah, B.K. Sarma, X-ray diffraction line profile analysis of chemically synthesized lead sulphide nanocrystals, Materials Letters 87 (2012) 84-86 (Elsevier). I.F.=2.572. Citation: 16 (Scopus)

14. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, Evolution of atomic order and soft-magnetism in mechanically alloyed nanocrystalline Fe-Si powders subjected to heat treatment, Journl Physics. D: Applied Physics 42 (2009) 105001 (IOP Publishing). I.F.= 2.588.

15. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, Structure and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline Fe75Si25 powders prepared by mechanical alloying, Journal Magnetism Magnetic Materials 320 (2008) 2780-2783 (Elsevier). I.F.=2.630.

16. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, Microstructure and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline Fe75Si20M5 (M=Al, B, Cr) powders, Journal Physics D: Applied Physics 41 (2008) 165002 (IOP Publishing). I.F.=2.588.

17. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, B. Pandey, H.C. Verma, Properties of Fe75Si15M10 (M-Cr and Al) powers prepared by mechanical alloying, Journal Nanoscience Nanotechnology 8 (2008) 4314-4317 (American Scientific Publisher). I.F.=1.483.

18. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, B. Pandey, H.C. Verma, Mixing characterization of mechanically milled Fe75Si15M10 powders using Mossbauer spectroscopy, Hyperfine Interactions 184 (2008) 147-153 (Springer). 

19. M.P.C. Kalita, A. Perumal, A. Srinivasan, Structural analysis of mechanically alloyed nanocrystalline Fe75Si15Al10 powders, Material Letters 61 (2007) 824-826 (Elsevier). I.F.=2.572.

20. M.P.C. Kalita, Dislocation contrast factors for X-ray line profile analysis of cubic crystals, Horizon 4 (2017) 40.

21. M.P.C. Kalita, Investigation on structural and magnetic properties of mechanically alloyed nanocrystalline Fe75Si15B10 powders, Horizon 2 (2012) 41-47.

22. M.P.C. Kalita, Amorphous and nanocrystalline soft magnetic alloys, Horizon 1 (2011) 53-55.

Some Additional Responsibilities

1. Member, Advisory Committee, Sophisticated Analytical Instruments Facility (SAIF) for the Powder X-ray Diffractometer, G.U. (2015-till date).

2. Convener, Pre-PhD Course Work, Department of Physics, G.U. (2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017).

3. General Secretary, Physical Society, Department of Physics, G.U. (2009-2010, 2010-2011).

4. Treasurer, Physical Society, Department of Physics, G.U. (2012-2013).

5. Joint Secretary, Physics Academy of the North East (PANE) (2014-2016).

6. Member, Module Preparation Committee, Training of Higher Primary Teachers organized by Assam, Science Society under Sarba Siksha Abhiyan, 2015-2016. Also resource person for training the teachers during March 17-22, 2016.

7. Convener, P.C. Mahanta Memorial Lecture, Department of Physics, G.U., 2014.

8. Secretary, Local Organizing Committee, ‘Condensed Matter Days’, a National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics organized by the Department of Physics, G.U. during August 22-24, 2011.