Dr. Sapan  Mohan  Saini

Department Department of Physics
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification M.Sc M.Phil. (I.I.T Roorkee) Ph.D.(I.I.T Roorkee)
E-Mail smsaini.phy@nitrr.ac.in, sapandph@gmail.com
Contact Number 9179193464
Areas of Interest

Condensed matter Physics, Band Structure Calculations, optical and magneto-optical properties,

 

Rare earth compounds, multiferroic and spinel materials

Publications
International and National Journals

 

1. “Optical properties of rare earth metals (Gd-Lu)” S. M. Saini, N. Singh, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, Solid State Communication 140, 3-4 (2006) 125-129

2. “Optical and magneto-optical properties of gadolinium” S. M. Saini, N. Singh,   T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, Journal of Applied Physics 101, 3 (2007) 033523

3. “Comparative study of optical and magneto-optical properties of GdFe2 and GdCo2S. M.   Saini, N. Singh, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 11, (2007) 176203

4. “Reflectance and magneto-optical Kerr effect in DyP” S. M. Saini, N. Singh, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 45, 1 (2007) 66

5. “Electronic structure and optical properties of rare earth sesquioxides (R2O3, R= La, Pr, and Nd)” N. Singh, S. M. Saini, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, Journal of Applied Physics 100, 1 (2006) 083525

6.      Optical properties of LaSb and CeSb” N. Singh, S. M. Saini, T. Nautiyal,  S.Auluck,  Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 45, 1 (2007) 69 

7.      Optical properties of Europium monochalcogenides” N. Singh, S. M. Saini, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck, Physica B 388, 1-4 (2007) 99

8.      “Electronic and optical properties of rare earth hexaborides RB6 (R=La – Gd)” N. Singh, S.   M. Saini, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck,  J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 19, (2007) 346226

9.      Electronic and optical properties of rare earth trifluorides RF3 (R=La-Dy)” S. M. Saini, T. Nautiyal, S. Auluck, Materials of Chemistry and Physics 129, 1-2 (2011) 349-355

10. “Full Potential Study of electronic and optical properties of NdF3, S. M. Saini

    International Journal of Engineering and Physical Sciences 6 (2012) 303-305

11.  “Role of f-states in electronic and optical properties of rare earth trifluorides (RF3, R= Ce and Gd): a full potential study” S. M. Saini, J. of Materials Sci. Vol. 47, 21 (2012) 7665-7670

12.  First Principle Study of electronic and optical properties of CeF3 Compound

S. M. Saini, S. Samanta   AIP Conf. Proc. 1536, 431 (2013)

13. First Principle study of electronic and optical properties of DyF3 compound” S. M. Saini, Proccedia Engineering 76, (2014) 8-11 

14. “Full Potential Study of Electronic and Optical Properties of Transparent Oxide ZnCo2O4by use of PBE and TB-mBJ Potentials” S. Samanta, S. M. Saini, Journal of Electronic    Materials 43, (2014) 3659-366

15. “Electronic and optical properties of Praseodymium Trifluorides” S. M. Saini, AIP Conf. Proc. 1621, 94-97 (2014)

  16. “Electronic Structure and Optical Conductivity of ZnCo2O4 With PBE and TB-mBJ Potentials” S. Samanta, S. M. Saini International Journal of Research in

 Mechanical Engg & Tech. 4, (2014) 80-82

17. “Structural, electronic and optical properties of YNi4Si-type RNi4Si compounds (R = La and  Gd): a new orthorhombic derivative of CaCu5 structure” D. K. Maurya, S. M. Saini Journal of Materials Science 51 (2016) 868-875

18.  “Effect of Si substitution on structural, electronic and optical properties of  YNi4Si-  type DyNi5-xSix    (x = 0, 1, 2) compounds” D. K. Maurya, S. M. Saini Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 416 (2016) 89–97

19. “Band gap engineering and optical response of the ACr2S4 (A=Fe, Co) normal spinels  using PBE+U and TB-mBJ potentials” S. Samanta S. M. Saini Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 102 (2017) 130–135

20. “Role of Cr-d states in the electronic and optical properties of the CdCr2X4 (X =  S,Se)  normal ferromagnetic spinels using PBE+U and TB-mBJ potentials” S.Samanta,  S. M. Saini, Journal of Materials Research 32, issue 12 (2017) 2431-2437

 

 

Research Parers in International and National Conferences

 


 *     Research papers presented in National/International Conferences = 15
  
  
 
    
 
Other Info.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Sponsored Research Project-

 Project Title: First Principle Study of electronic,optical and magneto- optical properties of rare earth Compound

Role: Principal Investigator

Cost: 5 Lacs

Sponsoring Agency: CGCOST 

Ph.D. Supervison - 3 (Three) candidates (ongoing)

  • Senior Research Fellow, September 2005 to July 2007, In a DRDO sponsored project in Mat. & Met. Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Roorkee – 247667, Uttaranchal, India

  • Junior Research Fellow, February 2002–August 2005, In a DST sponsored project in Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Roorkee – 247667, Uttaranchal, India

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

1. TEQIP-II Departmental Coordinator of Department of Physics, NIT Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. (October 2013 to October 2016)

2. Remote Center Coordinator - to organize online STTP conducting by IIT Bombay/IIT Kharagpur

3. Member Anti-ragging committe

4. Member DRC/DGC

SEMINAR/WORKSHOP ORGANISED

1. Organised Short Term Course on Advanced Material Physics (19th May- 23rd May 2014)

2. Organised two week online ISTE STTP on Introduction to Structural Engineering ( 30th Nov 2015 - 9th Jan 2016) as a Remote Centre Coordinator

 

MEMBERSHIP

1. Life member, Indian Physical Association, Mumbai, India

2. Life member, Optical Society of India, Kolkata, India

 

     FOREIGN VISIT

For Research Paper Presentation-

  1. Amsterdam, May (2012) 

  2. Singapore, July (2013)

  3. Malaysia, June (2014)

  4. London , May (2016)

  5. Dubai, May (2017)