Faculty

Dr. Tapas Sil

Associate Professor and HOD

E-mail: tapassil@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-27476347 | Room No: 308H

Education

Visva-Bharati

Santiniketan

Ph.D. in Physics

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Visva-Bharati

Santiniketan

M.Sc. in Physics

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University of Calcutta

Kolkata

B.Sc. in Physics

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Specialization

  1. Theoretical Nuclear Physics

  2. Nonlinear Systems

  3. Quantum Mechanics

Research Interests

  1. Giant Resonances of Nuclei

  2. Relativistic Mean Field Theory in Nuclear Structure

  3. Properties of Hot Nuclei

  4. Dynamics of Anharmonic Oscillators

  5. Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Fellowship from the Ministry of Education of Spain, University of Barcelona, 2003

Work Experience

Teaching

  1. Feb 28, 2018 onwards : Associate Professor - IIITD&M Kancheepuram , India

  2. May 21, 2009to Feb 28, 2018 : Assistant Professor - IIITD&M Kancheepuram , India

  3. Jan 01, 2009 to May 15, 2009 : Associate Professor - VIT University, Vellore, India

  4. Feb 07, 2007 to Dec 31, 2008 : Assistant Professor - VIT University, Vellore, India

Research

  1. Nov 02, 2004 to Jan 31, 2007 : Post Doctoral Fellow ---Texas A&M University, USA

  2. Feb 03, 2003 to Oct. 30, 2004 : Post Doctoral Fellow --- University of Barcelona, Spain

  3. Feb 01, 2001 to Jan 31, 2003 : Post Doctoral Fellow --- SINP, Kolkata, India

Teaching

  1. COURSES OFFERED:

  2. PHY508-Introductory Quantum Science for Engineers

  3. PHY108T- Engineering Mechanics

  4. PHY109P- Materials and Mechanics Practice

  5. PHY107T- Engineering Electromagnetics

  6. PHY107P- Engineering Electromagnetics Practice

  7. PHY105- Mechanics and waves

  8. PHY105P- Mechanics and waves Practice

  9. PHY106-Electromagnetics and Quantum Mechanics

  10. PHY106-Electromagnetics and Quantum Mechanics Practice

  11. PHY501-Quantun Mechanics

  12. PHY502-Statistical Mechanics

  13. PHY503-Nuclear Physics

  14. MAN401-Professional Ethics

  15. PHY109P - Materials and Mechanics Practice (MANUAL)

Books

  1. Field theory Lagrangian approach to nuclear structure, Tapas Sil, S. K. Patra, B. K.Sharma, M. Centelles and X. Vinas[Chapter 2, Quantum field theory: new research, edited by O. Kovras, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York (2005)]

Journal Publications

  1. C F S Zephania, and Tapas Sil, “A Generalized Accurate Approximate Solution to the Symmetric and Asymmetric Oscillators with Polynomial Restoring Forces”, J. Vib. Eng. Technol. (2021). https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s42417-021-00282-1

  2. C F S Zephania, and Tapas Sil, “Study of autonomous conservative oscillator using an improved perturbation method” J. Vib. Eng. Technol. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/ s42417-020-00233-2

  3. K. Manimegalai, Swaraj Paul, M. M. Panja and Tapas Sil, “Study of the sextic and decatic anharmonic oscillators using an interpolating scale function” 135,133 (2020)

  4. K. Manimegalai, C. F. S. Zephania, P. K. Bera, P. Bera, S. K. Das, T. Sil, “Study of strongly nonlinear oscillators using the Aboodh transform and the homotopy perturbation method”, Eup. Phys. J. Plus 134. 462 (2019)

  5. P. K. Bera, and Tapas Sil "Exact solutions of Feinberg–Horodecki equation for time-dependent anharmonic oscillator", in Pramana, 80, 2013, 31

  6. MR Anders, S Shlomo, Tapas Sil, DH Youngblood, Y.W. Lui "Giant resonances in^{40} Ca and^{48} Ca", in Phys. Rev., C87, 2013, 024303

  7. P. K. Bera, and Tapas Sil "Homotopy perturbation method in quantum mechanical problems", in Appl. Math. Comput., 219, 2012, 3272

  8. Tapas Sil and Shalom Shlomo "Zero-point oscillations and nuclear charge radii", in Phys. Scr, 78, 2008, 065202

  9. P. K. Bera, J. Datta, M. M. Panja and Tapas Sil "Generalization of quasi-exactly solvable and isospectral potentials", in Pramana, 69, 2007, 337

  10. Tapas Sil, S. Shlomo, B. K. Agrawal and P.-G. Reinhard "Effects of self-consistency violation in Hartree-Fock RPA calculations for nuclear giant resonances revisited", in Phys. Rev. , C73, 2006, 034316

  11. S. Shlomo, Tapas Sil, V. Kim Au and O. Pochivalov "Current status of equation of state of nuclear matter", in Phys. At. Nucl, 69, 2006, 1132

  12. M. Centelles, X. Vinas, S. K. Patra, J. N. De and Tapas Sil "Sum rule approach to isoscalar giant monopole resonances in drip-line nuclei", in Phys. Rev., C72, 2005, 014304

  13. Tapas Sil, M. Centelles, X. Vinas and J. Piekarewicz, "Atomic parity non-conservation, neutron radii and effective field theories of nuclei, ", in Phys. Rev., C71, 2005, 045502

  14. Tapas Sil, J. N. De, S. K. Samaddar, and S. Shlomo "Liquid-gas phase transition in infinite and finite nuclear systems", in Phys. Rev., C69, 2004, 014602

  15. Tapas Sil, S. K. Patra, B. K. Sharma,M. Centelles and X. Vinas, Phys. Rev. C69, 044315 (2004). "Superheavy nuclei in relativistic effective Lagrangian ", in Phys. Rev., C69, 2004, 044315

  16. P. Arumugam, B. K. Sharma, P. K. Sahu, S. K. Patra, Tapas Sil, M. Centelles and X. Vinas "Versatility of field theory motivated effective Lagrangian approach: towards a completerelativistic nuclear model ", in Phys. Letts, B601, 2004, 51

  17. Tapas Sil, J. N. De, S. K. Samaddar, X. Vinas, M. Centelles, and B. K. Agrawal "Isospin-rich nuclei in neutron star matter", in Phys. Rev., C66, 2002, 045803

  18. Tapas Sil, B. K. Agrawal, S. K. Samaddar and J. N. De, Phys. Rev. C63, 054604 (2001). "Liquid-gas phase transition in nuclei in the relativistic Thomas-Fermi theory, ", in Phys. Rev., C63, 2001, 054604

  19. B. K. Agrawal, Tapas Sil, S. K. Samaddar, and J. N. De, Phys. Rev. C64, 017304 (2001). "Temperature induced shell effects in deformed nuclei", in Phys. Rev. , C64, 2001, 017304

  20. B. K. Agrawal, Tapas Sil, S. K. Samaddar and J. N. De, "Shape transition in some rare-earth nuclei in a relativistic mean field theory", in Phys. Rev., C63, 2001, 024001

  21. Tapas Sil, B. K. Agrawal, J. N. De and S. K. Samaddar, "Anatomy of nuclear shape transition in the relativistic mean field theory ,", in Phys. Rev., C63, 2001, 064302

  22. B. K. Agrawal, Tapas Sil, S. K. Samaddar,J. N. De and S. Shlomo, "Coulomb energy difference in mirror nuclei revisited", in Phys. Rev. , C64, 2001, 024305

  23. B. K. Agrawal, Tapas Sil, J. N. De and S. K. Samaddar, "Nuclear shape transition at finite temperature in a relativistic mean field approach,", in Phys. Rev., C62, 2000, 44307

  24. S. K. Samaddar, S. Das Gupta, J. N. De, B. K. Agrawal and Tapas Sil, "The one body density in a finite size lattice gas model, ", in Phys. Letts, B459, 1999, 8

  25. B. K. Agrawal, S. K. Samaddar, Tapas Sil, and J. N. De, "Isotope thermometry in nuclear multifragmentation, ", in Phys. Rev. , C59, 1999, 832

  26. R. Dutt, T. Sil and Y. P. Varshni, "Nonlocal effects in a semiclassical WKB approach to sub-barrier nuclear fusion processes, ", in Phys. Rev. , C54, 1996, 319

  27. T. Sil, R. Dutt and Y. P. Varshni, Phys. Rev. C50, 2458 (1994). "Role of supersymmetric semiclassical approach in barrier penetration and heavy-ion fusion,", in Phys. Rev., C50, 1994, 2458

  28. T. Sil, A. Mukherjee, R. Dutt and Y. P. Varshni, "Supersymmetric WKB approach to tunneling through one-dimensional barrier,", in Phys. Letts., A184, 1994, 209

Conference Publications

  1. C F S Zephania, P. C. Harisankar and Tapas Sil, “Improved Homotopy Perturbation Method to solve Duffing Oscillator”, Proceedings of 12th CNSD (IITK), page 96 (2019)

  2. K Manimegalai, T. Sil, and P. Bera, “Free vibrations of tapered Beam: an approximate solution”, procedings of the second international conference on frontiers in engineering, applied science and technology (FEAST-18) 2018, April 27-28,63-66.

  3. Tapas Sil , Shalom Shlomo and V. K. Au "Fully self-consistent HF based RPA calculations of long range correlation effects on nuclear charge radii", in the proceedings of International Nuclear Physics Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2007

  4. Shalom Shlomo, Tapas Sil, and V. K. Au "The nuclear matter equation of state and properties of finite nuclei", in the proceedings of International Nuclear Physic Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2007

  5. Tapas Sil "Self-consistency violation in HF-RPA calculations: nuclear giant resonances and charge radii", in the proceedings of DAE Nucl. Phys. Symp, Sambalpur, India, 2007

  6. Tapas Sil and Shalom Shlomo " Fully self-consistent Hatree-Fock RPA calculations for nuclear giant resonances", in the proceedings of Bulletin of APS meeting, Dallas, 2006

  7. Shalom Shlomo and Tapas Sil " Equation of state of symmetric and asymmetric nuclear matter", in the proceedings of AIP Conf. Proc , Argentina, 2005

  8. Tapas Sil, B. K. Agrawal, S. K. Samaddar and J. N. De, "Drip line nuclei around N=20 in the RMF theory, ", in the proceedings of DAE symposium on Nuclear Physics 44B, 254, Kolkata, India, 2001

  9. B. K. Agrawal , Tapas Sil, S. K. Samaddar, J. N. De and S. Shlomo, "Coulomb displacement energy of mirror nuclei revisited, ", in the proceedings of International Nuclear Physics Conference , Berkley, California, USA,, 2001

  10. Tapas Sil, B. K. Agrawal, J. N. De, and S. K. Samaddar, "The order of liquid-gas phase transition in relativistic Thomas-Fermi theory, ", in the proceedings of International DAE Symposium of Nuclear Physics, 43B, 458 , Mumbai, India, 2000

  11. B. K. Agrawal, Tapas Sil, J. N. De and S. K. Samaddar, "Relativistic approach to shape transition in hot nuclei, ", in the proceedings of DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics, 332, India, 1999

  12. B. K. Agrawal, S. K. Samaddar, Tapas Sil, and J. N. De, "Nuclear temperature anomaly in multifragmentation, ", in the proceedings of DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics, 366 (1998, India, 1998

  13. R. Dutt, T. Sil and Y. P. Varshni, "Nonlocal effect in semiclassical approach to heavy-ion fusion, ", in the proceedings of International DAE Symposium of Nuclear Physics, 16B, , Mumbai, India, 1995

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