Dr. Sudipta Kanungo

Designation : Associate Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Physics

Email : sudipta{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-140

Address : F-15, Academic Block B

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D, July 2008 - May 2013, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, S. N Bose National Centre for Basics Sciences, Kolkata. Supervisor: Prof. Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta
  2. M.Sc Physics, 2005 - 2007, Department of Physics, University of Calcutta.
  3. B. Sc (Hons) Physics, 2002 - 2005, Narasinha Dutt College, University of Calcutta.

Areas of Research

Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter Physics.

Density Functional Theory based electronic structure investigations, Quantum Materials and Quantum phases, Quantum Magnetism, Topological Phases, 2D layered/Heterostructure materials, Relativistic Quantum Phases.

Courses Taught

UG Courses:
PH101: Quantum Physics and Applications
PH103: UG Physics Lab
PG/PhD Courses: 
PH803: Advanced Quantum Mechanics
PH807: Physics of Materials

Professional Appointments

  1. Associate Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, Ponda- 403401. September 2023-till date
  2. Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, Ponda- 403401. July 2018- September 2023.
  3. DST Inspire Faculty, Physics Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah -711103 November 2016 - June 2018
  4. Post Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Emergent Matter Science, RIKEN, Wako-shi, Japan. Aug 2016 - Oct 2016. Mentor: Dr. Royotaro Arita
  5. Post Doctoral Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany. June 2013-July 2016. Mentor: Prof. Claudia Felser and Dr. Binghai Yan.

Recent Publications

  • Roumita Roy, and Sudipta Kanungo; Jeff states in quasi one dimensional antiferromagnetic spin chain hexagonal iridates Sr3MIrO6 (M= Mg, Zn, Cd): an ab-initio comparative perspective. Phys. Rev. B 109, 085107 (2024)
  • S. Sadhukhan and S. Kanungo ; Atomistic designing of 2D quantum materials heterostructures CdF/CrI3 for Berry curvature driven tunable intrinsic anomalous Hall state. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 35 455601 (2023).
  • S. Jana, D. Mondal, R. Roy, S. Kanungo*, and D. Jana* ; Spontaneous Dumbbell Formations via Surface Functionalization of the C3N Monolayer with Versatile Electronic and Mechanical Properties. J. Phys. Chem. C 127, 18001 (2023).
  • S. Chatterjee, P. Dutta, S. Giri, S. Majumdar*, S. Sadhukhan, S. Kanungo*, S. Chatterjee, M. M. Patidar, G. S. Okram, V. Ganesan, Y.-K. Kuo, G. Das, V. Rajaji ; Unusual magnetotransport behavior of the martensitic compound GdPd2Bi. Phys. Rev. B 108, 075154 (2023).
  • P. Manna, S. Kanthal, Md. A. Ahmed, A. Banerjee, S. Adhikary, S. Kanungo, A. K. Yadav, S. N. Jha, D. Bhattacharyya, and S. Bandyopadhyay; Effect of Co doping on structural and magnetic properties of kagome like La based cuprate francisite Cu3La (SeO3)2O2Cl. Journal of Applied Physics 133, 193902 (2023)
  • Sk Jamaluddin, Roumita Roy, Amitabh Das, Sudipta Kanungo,* and Ajaya K. Nayak*; Extrinsic to intrinsic mechanism crossover of anomalous Hall effect in the Ir-doped MnPtSn Heusler system. Phys. Rev. B 106, 184424 (2022). 
  • Surasree Sadhukhan, B. Sadhukhan, and Sudipta Kanungo; Pressure-driven tunable properties of the small-gap chalcopyrite topological quantum material ZnGeSb2: A first-principles study. Phys. Rev. B 106, 125112 (2022). 
  • Roumita Roy, and Sudipta Kanungo; First principles investigation of spin-orbit coupling driven magnetism of the 3d-5d double-perovskite (Sr/Ca)2FeIrO6. * Phys. Rev. B 106, 125113 (2022); 
  • P. Chaudhary, K. K. Dubey, G. K. Shukla, S. Singh*, S. Sadhukhan, S. Kanungo*, A. K. Jena, S-C Lee, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Minár, S. W. D'Souza; Role of chemical disorder in tuning the Weyl points in the vanadium doped Co2TiSn. Phys. Rev. Mater. 5, 124201 (2021).
  • Surasree Sadhukhan and Sudipta Kanungo; Electronic evolution of the the transition metal substituted Tetragonal Graphene: a first principles investigation. J. Phys. Cond. Matter 33, 205502 (2021).
  • K. C Kharkwal, Roumita Roy, H. Kumar, A. K Bera, S. M Yusuf, A. K Shukla, K. Kumar, Sudipta Kanungo*, A. K Pramanik*. Phys. Rev. B 102, 174401 (2020)
  • X. Y. Dong, Sudipta Kanungo, Binghai Yan, C. X. Liu; Time-reversal breaking topological phases in anti-ferromagnetic Sr2FeOsO6 films. Phys. Rev. B 94, 245135 (2016). 
  • Sudipta Kanungo, Kailash Mogare, Binghai Yan, Manfred Reehuis, Andreas Hoser, Claudia Felser, and Martin Jansen;  Weak orbital ordering of Ir-t2g states in the double perovskite Sr2CeIrO6.  Phys. Rev. B 93, 245148 (2016).
  • B. Yan, A. K.  Paul,  S. Kanungo, M. Reehuis, A. Hoser, D. T�bbens, W. Schnelle, R. Williams,  T.   Lancaster,  F. Xiao, J.  M�ller, S. Blundell, W. Hayes, C. Felser, and M. Jansen;  Lattice-Site-Specific Spin Dynamics in Double  Perovskite Sr2CoOsO6.  Phys. Rev. Lett.  112, 147202  (2014).
  • Sudipta Kanungo,  Binghai Yan, Martin Jansen, and  Claudia Felser;  Ab-initio study of low-temperature magnetic properties of double perovskite Sr2FeOsO6.     Phys. Rev. B 89, 214414 (2014).
  • Sudipta Kanungo,  Satyaki Kar, and  T. Saha-Dasgupta.;  Tuning of magnetic ground state of spin � square lattice compound Zn2VO(PO4)2  through chemical   substitution.     Phys. Rev. B  87, 054431 (2013).
  • K. Tarafder,  S. Kanungo,  P. M. Oppeneer, and  T. Saha-Dasgupta;  Pressure and Temperature Control of Spin-switchable Metal-organic Coordination Polymers from ab-initio Calculations.  Phys. Rev. Lett.  109, 077203 (2012).

Recognition and Awards

  1. Visiting Scientist Award from RIKEN, Wako-Shi, Japan. (2016-2018)
  2. INSPIRE faculty award from Department of Science & Technology, India - 2016.
  3. Venus International Young Scientist Award.

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