Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Name : Arnab Das

Department : School of Physical Sciences
Designation : Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:2757)
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Quantum systems out-of-equilibrium – both fundamentals and applications:

Externally Driven Quantum Systems:

  • Periodically Driven Closed Quantum Systems (Floquet Quantum Matter)
  • Thermalization /Non-equilibrium Steady Sate
  • Dynamics of Quantum Phase Transitions
  • Quantum State Preservation
  • Many-body Localization
  • Quantum Annealing: Dynamics of an Analog Quantum Computers
Open Quantum Systems:
  • Decoherence and Dephasing of  Quantum Systems 
  • Quantum State Preservation in Presence of External Bath
  • Quantum Noise and in Quantum Devices

Higher Excited Properties of Quantum Many-body Systems

  • Many-body Localization
  • Signature of Equilibrium Quantum Phase Transition in Highly Excited States

Academic Profile

Academic Profile

M.Sc (in Physics): Calcutta University  (2001)

Post Msc (in Physics): Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (2001-2002)

PhD: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India (2007, Dec)

Post Doctoral Positions:

(i) Abdus-Salam ICTP, Trieste, Italy (2008 Jan- 2010 Jan)
(ii) Los Alamos National Laboratory  Los Alamos, USA (2010 Feb – 2011 Nov.)
(iii) Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
                                                                                                    (2011 Nov – 2012 Dec)
(1) Assistant Professor, IACS, Kolkata (2012 Dec - 2016 Dec)
(2) Associate Professor, IACS Kolkata (2016 Dec - 2021 Dec)
(3) Present Position: Professor of Physics, IACS, Kolkata (Dec. 2021 – present)



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