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Parthasarathi Majumdar

Name: Parthasarathi Majumdar

Area of Research: Thermal Stability of Quantum Black Holes, Critical Mass of Neutron Stars : a Quantum Gravity Perspective, Iterative Nöther Coupling and Gauge-free formulation of non-Abelian Gauge Theories, Inertial Frame Dragging and ‘Superresonance’ in Analogue Black Holes

Contact address:

(033) 2654-9999,918017930642;

Education and Employment:

RKMVERI (2012-now) as Professor (Senior)

Faculty (2004-12) : Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. Voluntary Retirement as Senior Professor

Faculty (1991-2004) : Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai. DAE Transfer as Senior Professor

Faculty (1985-91) : Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. Resigned as Reader

Postdoctoral Scholar (1987-89): University of Maryland, USA

Postdoctoral Scholar (1983-85): Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata

Postdoctoral Scholar (1981-83): Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Ph D (1981) : Brandeis University, USA

M A (1981) : Brandeis University, USA

B Tech-Hons (Electronics Engg, 1975) : IIT Kharagpur

Selected Publications

  1. Papers in Refereed Journals 
    1. Thermal stability of charged rotating quantum black holes, Aloke Kumar Sinha, Parthasarathi Majumdar, Mod.Phys.Lett. A32 (2017) 1750208; e-Print: arXiv:1512.04181.
    2. Intertial Frame Dragging in an Acoustic Analogue spacetime, Chandrachur Chakraborty, Oindrila Ganguly, Parthasarathi Majumdar. Ann. Phys. (Berlin) 529 , 1700231 (2017), e-Print:
    3. Strong gravity Lense-Thirring Precession in Kerr and Kerr-Taub-NUT spacetimes, Chandrachur Chakraborty, Parthasarathi Majumdar, Class. Quant. Grav. 31 (2014) 075006.
    4. Quantum Hairs and Isolated Horizon Entropy from Chern-Simons Theory, Abhishek Majhi, Parthasarathi Majumdar, Class.Quant.Grav. 31 (2014) 195003.
    5. Gravitational Coleman Weinberg potential and its finite temperature counterpart, Srijit Bhattacharjee, Parthasarathi Majumdar Nucl.Phys. B885 (2014) 481-492.
    6. Gauge-free Coleman-Weinberg Potential, Srijit Bhattacharjee, Parthasarathi Majumdar, Eur.Phys.J. C73 (2013) 2348.
  2. Papers Published in Conference Proceeding
    1. Kalb-Ramond Fields and the CMBR, Parthasarathi Majumdar. Published in Pramana 86 (2016) 335-341. DOI: 10.1007/s12043-015-1153-y Conference: C14-05-13 Proceedings.
    2. Infrared Issues in Graviton Higgs Theory, Srijit Bhattacharjee, Parthasarathi Majumdar. DOI:10.1142/9789814623995-0329. Conference: C12-07-01.1, p.1962-1964 Proceedings. e-Print: arXiv:1301.7312.
  3. Papers Recently Submitted to E-Print ArXivs
    1. The Relativistic Point Charge Revisited : Novel Features, Anarya Ray, Parthasarathi Majumdar. e-Print: arXiv:1801.07603.
    2. From Global Symmetry to Gauge Invariance Through Iterative Nöther Coupling, Aniket Basu, Parthasarathi Majumdar, Indrajit Mitra. e-Print: arXiv:1711.05608.
    3. Self-gravity Correction to the Chandrasekhar Limiting Mass of White Dwarfs, Anarya Roy, Pronobesh Maity, Parthasarathi Majumdar. e-Print: arXiv:1708.02730 [gr-qc]
  4. Other Publications
    1. Mega science versus small science: remarks on scientific research in India, Parthasarathi Majumdar and Dipak Kumar Mukherjee, Current Science, VOL. 114, NO. 5, 10 MARCH 2018.
    2. The Key to Solar Energy’s Success is to Make Knowledge About it Free, Manabi Majumdar and Parthasarathi Majumdar, The Wire, 2 July 2016, http://thewire.in/47941/the-key-to-solar-powers-important-success-is-that-its-….
    3. surjyo thakte mombati keno (article in Bangla), Sekhar Banerjee and Parthasarathi Majumdar, anand-abazar patrika, 11 November 2014.
    4. chhoto bigyan, boro bigyan (article in Bangla), Parthasarathi Majumdar, arek rakam, August 2014.
    5. bibekdisha bigyan katha (book for secondary school physical sciences in Bangla), Sw Divyasukhananda and Parthasarathi Majumdar, RKM Vivekananda University, Belur. July 2014.
    6. anko keno shokto (article in Bangla), Parthasarathi Majumdar, abhibhabak darpan, December 2013.

Past PhD students:

  • Srijit Bhattacharjee (2014: Infrared Instabilities in Higgs-graviton Theories). Currently Assistant Professor of Physics at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India.
  • Rudranil Basu (2014: Quantum Dynamics of Horizons)(co-guide). Currently INSPIRE Faculty at SINP, Kolkata, India.
  • Partha Pratim Pradhan (2015: Geodesics in Extremal and Near-extremal Black Hole Spacetimes). Currently Associate Professor at Hiralal Memorial Girls College (UG College), Dakshineshwar, West Bengal, India.
  • Abhishek Majhi (2015: Generalized Thermal Holography and Black Hole Stability). Currently Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Physics, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Chandrachur Chakraborty (2016: Lense-Thirring Precession in Strong Gravity). Currently Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kavli Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University, Beijing, China.
  • Oindrila Ganguly (2018) Effective Theories of Lorentz Symmetry Violation (co-guide). Currently postdoctoral visitor at The Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Current PhD students:

Aloke Sinha, Assistant Professor at Haldia Government College, Haldia (Thermal Stability of Radiant Black Holes in Diverse Dimensions)