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DST-INSPIRE faculty

E-mail: sharmisthaghos at gmail dot com
Ph:  +91-33-2350 8386 ext 401, +91 9434317829

Website: http://sharmisthaghos.wix.com/mysite

Education: Ph.D. (Physics), 2012, Jadavpur University.

Appointments:
# DST-INSPIRE Faculty, Department of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India [Dec, 2013-till date].
# Research Associate-I, Department of Spectroscopy, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India [Dec,2012-Dec, 2013].


Selected Publications:

  1. Antiferroelectric liquid crystal/carbon nanotube duo for achieving modified electro-optical properties; aiming at display applications, S. Ghosh, Adv. Mater. Lett., 7(1), 60-64 (2016).
  2. Ferroelectric-like switching in the nematic phase of a four ring bent-core liquid crystal, S. Ghosh, N. Begum, S. Turlapati, S. K. Roy, A. K. Das and N. V. S. Rao, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 425 (2014).
  3. Effect of multiferroic BiFeO3 nanoparticles on electro-optical and dielectric properties of a partially fluorinated orthoconic antiferroelectric liquid crystal mixture., S. Ghosh, S. K. Roy, S. Acharya, P. K.Chakroborty, M. Zurowska and R. Dabrowski Euro Phys. Lett 96, 47003 (2011).
  4. Effect of conducting polymer poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) nanotubes on electro-optical and dielectric properties of a ferroelectric liquid crystal. S. Ghosh, P. Nayek, S. K. Roy, R. Gangopadhyay, M. R. Molla, T. Pal Majumder, Eur. Phys.J. E 34:35, 1 (2011).
  5. Effects of conducting polymer poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) nanotubes on the electro-optical and dielectric properties of a nematic liquid crystal 4-n-pentyl-4'-cyanobiphenyl host, S. Ghosh, P. Nayek, S. K. Roy, R.Gangopadhyay, M.R. Molla and R. Dabrowski, Appl. Phys Lett. 96, 073101 (2010).
  6. Double peak polarization current response in the unusual SmA* phase of a fluorinated orthoconic antiferroelectric liquid crystal, S. Ghosh, P. Nayek, S. K. Roy, T. Pal Majumder, M. Zurowska and R. Dabrowski, Euro Phys. Lett. 89, 16001 (2010).
  7. Bias dependent dielectric relaxation dynamics of electrically tuned large-scale aligned zinc oxide nanorods in nematic liquid crystal host. P.Nayek, S. Ghosh, S. Karan, T. pal Majumder and S. K. Roy, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 112905 (2008).

Research Area:
Thermal stabilization of novel blue phase of bent-core liquid crystals.
Flexoelectric studies of bent-core nematic liquid crystals using different methods.
Study of electro-optical, visco-elastic and dielectric properties in polar tilted and non-tilted phases in bent core materials.
Impact of nanomaterials on electro-optical properties of nematic/smectic phase of calamitic and bent-core liquid crystals.
UV-Vis spectroscopy of cholesteric liquid crystals containing azo-based hockey-stick shaped unsymmetrical bent-core molecules and chiral dopant.
Dielectric spectroscopy and electro-optical studies of ferroelectric and high tilted antiferroelectric liquid crystals of rod like molecules and their nano-dispersions in planar geometry.
Temperature dependent electro-optical properties and molecular dynamics of de-Vries type smectic A* phase.
Dispersion of DNA-coated nanoparticles in liquid crystals.
Bio-liquid crystals

Graduate Student
Raj Kumar Khan

Research Advisors:
Professor Subir Kr. Roy, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India.
Professor Nandiraju V S Rao, Department of Chemistry Assam University Silchar, Assam-788011, India






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