Dr. Sapan  Mohan  Saini

Department Department of Physics
Designation Assistant 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)    

        Sapan Mohan Saini, Nirpendra Singh, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck     

        Solid State Communication 140, 3-4 (2006) 125-129 

 

  2.   Optical and magneto-optical properties of gadolinum
        Sapan Mohan Saini, Nirpendra 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  

        GdCo2
       Sapan Mohan Saini, Nirpendra Singh, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck
       Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 11, (2007) 176203

 4.     Reflectance and magneto-optical Kerr effect in DyP
        Sapan Mohan Saini, Nirpendra 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)
          Nirpendra Singh, Sapan Mohan Saini, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck
        Journal of Applied Physics 100, 1 (2006) 083525

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

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

8.    Electronic and optical properties of rare earth hexaborides RB6 (R=La, Ce, Pr, Nd,

         Sm, Eu, and Gd),
      Nirpendra Singh, Sapan Mohan Saini, T. Nautiyal, S.Auluck
      Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 19, (2007) 346226

9.   Electronic and optical properties of rare earth trifluorides RF3 (R=La, Ce, Pr,

       Nd, Gd and Dy)  

        Sapan Mohan Saini, Tashi Nautiyal and Sushil Auluck

         Materials of Chemistry and Physics 129, 1-2 (2011) 349-355

10.  Role of f-states in electronic and optical properties of rare earth trifluorides

       (RF3, R= Ce and Gd)
           Sapan Mohan Saini

       Journal of Materials Science 47, 21 (2012) 7665-7670

11.  Full Potential Study of electronic and optical properties of NdF3 
         Sapan Mohan Saini,

       International Journal of Engineering and Physical Sciences 6 (2012)

       303-305

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

       Saurabh Samants and Sapan Mohan Saini

         AIP Conf. Proc. 1536, 431-432 (2013)

13. First Principle study of electronic and optical properties of DyF3 compound

      Sapan Mohan Saini, Proccedia Engineering 76, (2014) 8-11

14. Electronic Structure and Optical Conductivity of ZnCo2O4 With PBE and TB-

      mBJPotentials

     Saurabh Samanta and Sapan Mohan Saini

       International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engg & Tech. 4, (2014)  

     80-82

15. Electronic and optical properties of Praseodymium Trifluorides

       Sapan Mohan Saini

        AIP Conf. Proc. 1621, 94-97 (2014)

16. Full Potential Study of Electronic and Optical Properties of Transparent Oxide

       ZnCo2O4 by use of PBE and TB-mBJ Potentials

      S. Samanta and Sapan Mohan Saini,

         Journal of Electronic Materials 43, (2014) 3659-3665

17. Structural, electronic and optical properties of YNi4Si-type RNi4Si compounds

     (R 5 La and Gd): a new orthorhombic derivative of CaCu5 structure

      D. K. Maurya and Sapan Mohan Saini ,

        Journal of Materials Science (2015)  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

      Dinesh Kumar Maurya and Sapan Mohan 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

      Saurabh Samanta and Sapan Mohan 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

      Saurabh Samanta and Sapan Mohan Saini

        Journal of Material Research, DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2017.159

  

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)