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Dhriti Sundar Ghosh

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
Tel: +91-9873838271
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Areas of Interest

  • Organic and Perovskite Photovoltaics, Thin-film Fundamentals, Large Area Graphene Transfer


  • PhD, 2012, ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
  • MSc, 2006, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati


  • EE1140: Semiconductor Fundamentals
  • PH1027: Electromagnetism and Maxwell's Equations

Professional Experience

  • Oct 2017-Present, Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai, Raipur, India
  • June 2017-Oct 2017: Ramanujan Fellow at National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi
  • Sep 2015-May 2017: Beatriu de Pinos (BdP) Fellow at Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonic Materials (IAPP), Dresden, Germany
  • Oct 2012-Sep 2015: Postdoctoral Fellow at ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 2006-Dec 2007: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, India

Scholastic Achievements

  • Best Poster Award at SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography Conference, Monterey, California, United States, 2017
  • Best PhD Thesis Award, 2012, ICFO- The institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
  • Photonics21 Student Innovation Award, 2011. The pan European award is given to promote research in photonics related to R&D with industrial impact and is awarded annually to a person less than 35 year of age
  • Best Poster Award at ICFO annual poster session event on Corporate Liaison Day, Barcelona, 2011
  • Ramanujan Fellowship awarded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India, Dec-2016.
  • Beatriu de Pinos (BdP) fellowship from Catalonia Government to carry out postdoctoral research at Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonic Materials, Dresden, Germany
  • FPI fellowship from Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN) to carry out doctoral research at ICFO
  • Merit Scholarship (IIT Guwahati) for the year 2004-06
  • PhD Thesis chosen for Springer Theses Series. Internationally top-ranked research institutes select their best thesis annually for publication in this series. Nominated and endorsed by two recognized specialists, each thesis is chosen for its scientific excellence and impact on research
  • Represented ICFO in 5th India-Spain Dialogue held at Madrid Spain, 2010
Work Highlights
  • Microcavity Enhanced Semitransparent Electrodes for Oligothiophene Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells- Cover Page of Advanced Electronic Materials
  • Flexible Transparent Conductor Free of Reflection and Scattering- Highlighted in Phy.Org
  • Structural Coloring of Glass using Dewetting Particles- Cover Page of ACS Photonics
  • Copper Nickel Bilayer Anode for Organic Solar Cells- Highlighted in Nature Photonics
  • Thin Film Nickel Anodes- Highlighted in Nanotechweb.Org Website

Selected Publications

  1. “Microcavity Enhanced Semitransparent Electrodes for Oligothiophene Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells” , D. S. Ghosh*, K. Leo, Advanced Electronic Materials 3, 1600518 (2017) (Cover Page)
  2. “Tunable complete optical absorption in multilayer structures including Ge2Sb2Te5 without lithographic patterns” , V. K. Mkhitaryan, D. S. Ghosh, M. Rude, J. C. Ferrer, R. A. Maniyara, K. K. Gopalan, V. Pruneri, Advanced Optical Materials 5, 1600452 (2017)
  3. “An Antireflection Transparent Conductor with Ultralow Optical Loss (less than 2 %) and Electrical Resistance (less than 6 Ohm per square)” , R. A. Maniyara, V. K. Mkhitaryan, T. L. Chen, D. S. Ghosh, V. Pruneri, Nature Communications, 7, 13771 (2016) (Highlighted in Phys.Org)
  4. “Highly flexible transparent electrodes containing ultrathin silver for efficient polymer solar cells” , D. S. Ghosh*, Q. Liu, P. Mantilla, Tong Lai Chen, V. Mkhitaryan, M. Huang, S. Garner, J. Martorell, V. Pruneri, Advanced Functional Materials, 25 (47), 7309 (2015)
  5. “Nanopatterned graphene on polymer substrate by direct peel-off substrate” , T. L. Chen, D. S. Ghosh*, M. Marchena, J. Osmond, V. Pruneri, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 5938 (2015)
  6. “Semi-transparent metal electrode of Cu-Ni as a replacement of ITO in organic photovoltaic cells” , D. S. Ghosh*, R. Betancur, T. L. Chen, V. Pruneri, J. Martorell, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 95, 1228 (2011)
  7. “Widely transparent electrodes based on ultrathin metals” , D. S. Ghosh*, L. Martinez, S. Giurgola, P. Vergani, V. Pruneri, Optics Letters 34, 325 (2009)

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