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Department of Physics

Dr. Pradip Bakshi

distinguished research professor of physics

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Phone: 617-552-3585
Higgins Hall 330G
E-mail: pradip.bakshi@bc.edu


Education

Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, Harvard University
M.A., Physics, Harvard University

Areas of Research

Theoretical plasma physics; mathematical physics; quantum field theory; atomic physics; condensed matter physics.

Selected Publications

  • "Molecular Dynamics Studies of Solid–Liquid Phase Transition in 2-D Yukawa Systems" (with P. Hartmann, Z. Donko, G. Kalman, and S. Kyrkos ), IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 35 (2), 332 (2007).
  • "Electron-Electron Scattering in Strong Magnetic Fields in Quantum Well Systems" (with K. Kempa, Y. Zhou, and J. R. Engelbrecht), Phys. Rev. B 68, 085302 (2003).
  • "Intersubband Electron Transitions due to electron-electron interactions in Quantum Well Structures" (with K. Kempa, J. Engelbrecht, and Y. Zhou), Phys. Rev. B 61, 11083 (2000).
  • "Computer Simulations of the Transport and Electromagnetic Properties of MBE-Grown Quantum Structures" (with K. Kempa), Thin Solid Films 367, 295 (2000).
  • "Inter-subband Plasmon Emission based THz Lasers" (with K. Kempa), Physica E 7, 63 (2000).
  • "Inter-subband Relaxation due to Electron-electron Scattering in Quantum Well Structures" (with K. Kempa, J. Engelbrecht, and Y. Zhou), Physica E 7, 225 (2000).
  • "Plasmon Based Terahertz Emission from Quantum Well Structures" (with K. Kempa,
    A. Scorupsky, C. Du, G. Feng, R. Zobl, G. Strasser, C. Rauch, Ch. Pacher, K. Unterrainer, and E. Gornik), Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 1685 (1999).
  • "Towards Stimulated Generation of Coherent Plasmons in Nanostructures" (with K. Kempa, C.G. Du, G. Feng, A. Scorupsky, G. Strasser, C. Rauch, K. Unterrainer, and E. Gornik), J. Appl Phys. 85, 3708 (1999).
  • "Collective vs. Individual Dot Response of Quantum Dot Emsembles" (with K.Kempa), in Strongly Coupled Coulomb Systems '97, Pelnum Press, eds. G.Kalman, K.Blagoev, M.Rommel, pp. 517-521 (1998).
  • "Self Polarization of Quantum Dots," Superlattices Microstruct. 23, 521 (1998).
  • "Higher Order Nonlocal Formalism for Linear Analysis of a Magnetized Multi-species Plasma with Inhomogeneous Flows" (with V.Gavrishchaka, G.Ganguli, and M.Koepke), Phys. Plasmas 5, 10 (1998).
  • "Mathematical Signatures of Plasma Instabilities in Low Dimensional Solid State Systems" in Condensed Matter Theories, eds. J.W. Clark and P.V. Panat, Nova Science Publishers, New York, Vol. 12, pp. 399-412 (1997). (Invited paper at the 20th International Conference on Condensed Matter Theories).
  • "Plasma Instabilities in a Steady State Non-Equilibrium One-Dimensional Solid State Plasma of Finite Length," Phys. Rev. B 54, 8231 (1996).
  • "Current Driven Plasma Instabilities in Low Dimensional Systems," Superlattices Microstruct. 17, 363 (1995).
  • "Polarization of Electrons in Quantum Dashes in a Magnetic Field" (with K. Kempa, D. Broido, and K. Blagoev), Solid State Commun. 91, 231 (1994).
  • "Current Driven Plasma Instabilities in Superconducting Systems" (with M. Graf, F. Dong, and K. Kempa), Physica B 194-196, 2377 (1994).
  • "Current Driven Plasma Instabilities in Modulated Lower-Dimensional Semiconductor Systems" (with K. Kempa, and H. Xie), Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Communications 48, 9158 (1993).
  • "Spontaneous Polarization of Electrons in Quantum Dashes" (with D. Broido, and K. Kempa), J. App. Phys. 70, 5150 (1991).
  • "Spontaneous Polarization in Quantum Dot Systems" (with K. Kempa, and D. Broido), Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Communications 43, 9343 (1991).
  • "Impulse Formalism for Atom-Diatom Collisions " (with R. Sharma, and J. Sindoni), Phys. Rev. A 43, 189 (1991).
  • "Electromagnetic Response of Quantum Dots" (with D.A. Broido, and K. Kempa), Phys. Rev. B 42, 7416 (1990).
  • "Hydrogenic Spectroscopy for Various Unusual Plasmas" (with G. Kalman), J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 44, 93 (1990).
  • "Criteria for Applicability of Impulse Approach to Collisions" (with R. Sharma, and J. Sindoni), Phys. Rev. A: Rapid Communications 41, 6540 (1990).
  • "Multiple Plasmon Modes at a Metal Surface" (with K.D. Tsuei, E.W. Plummer, A. Liebsch, and K. Kempa), Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 44 (1990).
  • "Current-Driven Plasma Instabilities in Superconductors" (with K. Kempa, and J. Cen), Phys. Rev. B: Rapid Communications 39, 2852 (1989).
  • "Amplification of a New Surface Plasma Mode in the Type-I Semiconductor Superlattice" (with J. Cen, and K. Kempa), Phys. Rev. B 38, l005l (l988).
  • "Amplification of Surface Modes in Type II Semiconductor Superlattices" (with J. Cen, and K. Kempa), J. Appl. Phys. 64, 2243 (l988).