As long as I live so long will I learn - Sri Ramakrishna

Abhijit Bandyopadhyay

Name: Abhijit Bandyopadhyay

Area of Research: High Energy Physics (Phenomenology), Cosmology

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Education and Employment: 

Faculty (2008-Present): RKMVERI

Postdoctoral Scholar (2007-2008): Harishchandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India

Postdoctoral Scholar (2005-2007): Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India

Ph. D. (2005): Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India

M.Sc. (Physics, First Class)(1999): University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

B.Sc. (Physics Hons., First Class)(1997): Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Kolkata, India

Some significant Publications

  • Diffusive dark matter and dark energy scenario and k−essence in the context of Supernova Ia observations,  Abhijit Bandyopadhyay and Anirban Chatterjee, The European Physical Journal Plus 134:174
  • Realising Interactions Between Dark Matter and Dark Energy Using k-essence Cosmology, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay and Anirban Chatterjee, Modern Physics Letters A Vol. 34 (2019) 1950219 
  • Semiclassical treatment of k-essence effect on cosmic temperature, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Debashis Gangopadhyay and Arka Moulik, Gravitation and Cosmology 23, 184 (2017)

  • Detecting supernova neutrinos with iron and lead detectors,  Phys. Rev. D 95, 065022 (2017)
  • Observing supernova neutrino light curve in future dark matter detectors, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Sovan Chakraborty, Pijushpani Bhattacharjee and Kamales Kar, Phys. Rev. D 89, 013011 (2014)

  • The k-essence scalar field in the context of Supernova Ia Observations, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Debashis Gangopadhyay and Arka Moulik, Eur. Phys. J. C 72, 1943, (2012)

  • On Diurnal and Annual Variations of Directional Detection Rates of Dark Matter, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay and Debasish Majumdar, The Astrophysical Journal 746, 107 (2012) 

  • Constraining scalar singlet dark matter with CDMS, XENON and DAMA and prediction for direct detection rates, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Sovan Chakraborty, Ambar Ghosal, Debasish Majumdar, Journal of High Energy Physics, 2010:65

  • Constraints on flavor-dependent long range forces from solar neutrinos and KamLAND, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Amol Dighe, Anjan S. Joshipura, Phys.Rev.D75:093005,2007
  • Impact of the first SNO results on Neutrino Mass and Mixing, Abhijit Bandyopadhyay, Sandhya Choubey, Srubabati Goswami, Kamales Kar, Phys.Lett. B519 (2001) 83-92

Research Interests

I work in the general area of high-energy physics and cosmology. Over the years, I have worked on a range of topics including phenomenology of neutrino oscillations, solar neutrinos, reactor neutrinos. More recently,  I have worked in dark matter and  dark energy.

Current PhD students:

Arka Moulik, Anirban Chatterjee