Dr. Somnath Mukhopadhyay

Contact Details:

E-mail: somnath@nitt.edu (Official) ;

            smpapan7@gmail.com (Personal)

Profile URL : https://nitt.irins.org/profile/150071

Phone (Office) : 

Mobile : +917671890758 , +919432166993

Address: Tiruchiappalli ,Tamil Nadu,India - 620015.

 

Expertise

Theoretical Astrophysics, Compact Stars, Gravitational Waves

 

Work experience

1. Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 2020 — Present

2. Research Associate on a project under Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India at Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani , Hyderabad Campus 2019 — 2020.

 

Education

1. Ph.D. - 2019 , Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata and  Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai

2. M.Sc. - 2013, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

3. B.Sc. (Honours) - 2011 Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

 

Publications and Conference Proceedings

Orcid Id: 0000-0003-2666-3200 

 1. R-Mode Instability of Neutron Stars Using Nuclear EoS from DDM3Y Springer Proceedings in Physics, Volume 238, Year 2020, Pages 223-226. 

2. Gravitational waves from non-radial perturbations in neutron stars Sujan Kumar Roy, Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Joydev Lahiri, Debasis Atta, Partha Roy Chowdhury and D. N. Basu Annals of Physics, Volume 415, Year 2020.

3. Mass-Radius Relationship of Neutron Stars Admixed with Fermionic Asymmetric Dark Matter Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Debasis Atta and D. N. Basu JPS Conference Proceedings, Volume 32, Year 2020, Pages 010073. 

4. Effect of the DDM3Y Nuclear Equation of State on the R-mode Instability of Neutron Stars Debasis Atta, Somnath Mukhopadhyay and D. N. Basu JPS Conference Proceedings, Volume 32, Year 2020, Pages 010071.

5. Tidal Deformability in Compact Star Merger Events Sujan Kumar Roy, Somnath Mukhopadhyay and D. N. Basu Proceedings of the 64th DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 64, Year 2020, Pages 610.

6. Equations of States for White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars (Thesis Presentation) Somnath Mukhopadhyay Proceedings of the 64th DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 64, Year 2020, Pages 1049.

7. Gravitational waves from r-mode instability of massive young sub- and super-Chandrasekhar white dwarfs Somnath Mukhopadhyay and Sarmistha Banik European Physical Journal Plus, Volume 135, Year 2020.

8. Relativistic Thomas-Fermi equation of state for magnetized white dwarfs Sujan Kumar Roy, Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Joydev Lahiri and D. N. Basu Physical Review D, Volume 100, Year 2019.

9. Relativistic Thomas-Fermi EoS of magnetic White Dwarfs Sujan Kumar Roy, Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Joydev Lahiri and D. N. Basu Proceedings of the 63rd DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 63, Year 2018, Pages 760.

10. Gravitational waves from isolated neutron stars: Mass dependence of r - mode instability Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Joydev Lahiri, Debasis Atta, Kouser Imam and D. N. Basu Physical Review C, Volume 97, Year 2018.

11. Erratum to: Compact bifluid hybrid stars: hadronic matter mixed with selfinteracting fermionic asymmetric dark matter (The European Physical Journal C, (2017), 77, 7, (440), 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5006-3) European Physical Journal C, Volume 77, Year 2017.

12. Compact bifluid hybrid stars: hadronic matter mixed with self-interacting fermionic asymmetric dark matter Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Debasis Atta, Kouser Imam, D. N. Basu and C. Samanta European Physical Journal C, Volume 77, Year 2017.

13. Landau quantization and mass-radius relation of magnetized white dwarfs in general relativity Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Debasis Atta and D. N. Basu Romanian Reports in Physics, Volume 69, Year 2017.

14. Nuclear constraints on the core-crust transition and crustal fraction of moment of inertia of neutron stars Debasis Atta, Somnath Mukhopadhyay and D. N. Basu Indian Journal of Physics, Volume 91, Year 2017, Pages 235-242.

15. Interacting & non-interacting fermionic dark matter and quark matter compact stars Debasis Atta, Somnath Mukhopadhyay, D. N. Basu and C. Samanta Proceedings of the 61st DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 61, Year 2016, Pages 890.

16. Mass-radius relation of magnetized White Dwarfs Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Debasis Atta and D. N. Basu Proceedings of the 60th DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 60, Year 2015, Pages 838.

17. Crustal fraction of moment of inertia in pulsars Debasis Atta, Somnath Mukhopadhyay and D. N. Basu Proceedings of the 60th DAE BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Volume 60, Year 2015, Pages 854.

 

Membership In Professional Bodies

Regular Member of American Astronomical Society :  ID No. 58806

 

Honours and Awards

1. National Graduate Physics Examination (NGPE) Rank Holder - 2009 conducted by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Kanpur