Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Name : Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay

Deptartment : School of Physical Sciences
Designation : Assistant Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:2818)
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Research Interests: Current Interest - Cosmology of Particle Dark Matter; Broad Interests: Particle Physics, Astro-particle Physics and Cosmology

Current Research Topics:

1. Cosmology of Particle Dark Matter

2. Dark Matter Searches using Cosmological, Astrophysical and Laboratory-based Probes


Other Research Topics:


3. Electroweak symmetry breaking and the Higgs boson

4. QCD jet properties and applications

Academic Profile


B.Sc., Chennai Mathematical Institute, India, 2006

M.Sc., Harish-Chandra Research Institute, HBNI, India, 2009

Ph.D., Harish-Chandra Research Institute, HBNI, India, 2012


Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo, Japan, 2012-2015

Postdoctoral Fellow, PITT PACC, University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2015-2017

Samuel P. Langley PITT PACC Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2017-2018
Assistant Professor, IACS, Kolkata, India, 2018
Current Group Members:
1. Deep Ghosh, Ph.D. Student (SRF)
2. Sourav Gope, Ph.D. Student (SRF)
3. Avirup Ghosh, Post-doctoral Fellow
Past Group Members:
1. Disha Bhatia, Post-doctoral Fellow






Cannibal dark matter decoupled from the standard model: Cosmological constraints

Avirup Ghosh (IACS, Kolkata), Sourav Gope (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2206.11046 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.106.103515 

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 106 (2022) 10, 103515

Momentum distribution of dark matter produced in inflaton decay: Effect of inflaton mediated scatterings

Avirup Ghosh (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2205.03440 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.106.043519 

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 106 (2022) 4, 4

Cosmology of complex scalar dark matter: Interplay of self-scattering and annihilation

Avirup Ghosh (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Deep Ghosh (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2103.14009 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.104.123543 

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 104 (2021) 12, 12

Revisiting the role of CP-conserving processes in cosmological particle–antiparticle asymmetries

Avirup Ghosh (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Deep Ghosh (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2103.03650 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09848-5

Published in: Eur.Phys.J.C 81 (2021) 11, 1038

Unitarity limits on thermal dark matter in (non-)standard cosmologies

Disha Bhatia (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2010.09762 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2021)133

Published in: JHEP 03 (2021), 133, JHEP03(2021)133

Asymmetric dark matter from semi-annihilation

Avirup Ghosh (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Deep Ghosh (IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 2004.07705 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP08(2020)149

Published in: JHEP 08 (2020), 149

Report from Working Group 3 : Beyond the Standard Model physics at the HL-LHC and HE-LHC

Xabier Cid Vidal (Santiago de Compostela U., IGFAE), Monica D'Onofrio (Liverpool U.), Patrick J Fox (Fermilab), Riccardo Torre (CERN and INFN, Genoa), Keith A Ulmer (Colorado U.) et al.

e-Print: 1812.07831 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.23731/CYRM-2019-007.585

Published in: CERN Yellow Rep.Monogr. 7 (2019), 585-865

Dark Matter Blind Spots at One-Loop

Tao Han (Pittsburgh U. and Tsinghua U., Beijing), Hongkai Liu (Pittsburgh U.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata), Xing Wang (Pittsburgh U.)

e-Print: 1810.04679 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2019)080

Published in: JHEP 03 (2019), 080

Electroweak Dark Matter at Future Hadron Colliders

Tao Han (Pittsburgh U. and Tsinghua U., Beijing and CICQM, Beijing), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U. and IACS, Kolkata), Xing Wang (Pittsburgh U.)

e-Print: 1805.00015 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.035026

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 98 (2018) 3, 035026

Higgs Couplings at High Scales

Dorival Gonçalves (Pittsburgh U.), Tao Han (Pittsburgh U.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U. and IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 1803.09751 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.015023

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 98 (2018) 1, 015023

Off-Shell Higgs Probe of Naturalness

Dorival Goncalves (Pittsburgh U.), Tao Han (Pittsburgh U.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U.)

e-Print: 1710.02149 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.111801 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.079902 (erratum)

Published in: Phys.Rev.Lett. 120 (2018) 11, 111801, Phys.Rev.Lett. 121 (2018) 7, 079902 (erratum)

Closing in on the chargino contribution to the muon g-2 in the MSSM: current LHC constraints

Kaoru Hagiwara (Pittsburgh U. and KEK, Tsukuba), Kai Ma (KEK, Tsukuba and Shaanxi U. Tech.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U.)

e-Print: 1706.09313 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.97.055035

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 97 (2018) 5, 055035

Boosted Dark Matter and its implications for the features in IceCube HESE data

Atri Bhattacharya (Liege U. and Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Raj Gandhi (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Aritra Gupta (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U.)

e-Print: 1612.02834 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2017/05/002

Published in: JCAP 05 (2017), 002

Measuring the CP property of Higgs coupling to tau leptons in the VBF channel at the LHC

Tao Han (Pittsburgh U. and Tsinghua U., Beijing), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Yongcheng Wu (Pittsburgh U. and Tsinghua U., Beijing)

e-Print: 1612.00413 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP05(2017)128

Published in: JHEP 05 (2017), 128

Quark-gluon discrimination in the search for gluino pair production at the LHC

Biplob Bhattacherjee (Bangalore, Indian Inst. Sci.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Pittsburgh U.), Mihoko M. Nojiri (KEK, Tsukuba and Tokyo U., IPMU), Yasuhito Sakaki (KAIST, Taejon), Bryan R. Webber (Cambridge U.)

e-Print: 1609.08781 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2017)044

Published in: JHEP 01 (2017), 044

Effective Theory of WIMP Dark Matter supplemented by Simplified Models: Singlet-like Majorana fermion case

Shigeki Matsumoto (Tokyo U., IPMU), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU and Pittsburgh U.), Yue-Lin Sming Tsai (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1604.02230 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.065034

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 94 (2016) 6, 065034

Associated jet and subjet rates in light-quark and gluon jet discrimination

Biplob Bhattacherjee (Bangalore, Indian Inst. Sci.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Mihoko M. Nojiri (Tokyo U., IPMU and KEK, Tsukuba), Yasuhito Sakaki (KEK, Tsukuba), Bryan R. Webber (Cambridge U.)

e-Print: 1501.04794 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2015)131

Published in: JHEP 04 (2015), 131

Asymmetric dark matter in early Universe chemical equilibrium always leads to an antineutrino signal

Hajime Fukuda (Tokyo U., IPMU), Shigeki Matsumoto (Tokyo U., IPMU), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1411.4014 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.013008

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 92 (2015) 1, 013008

Singlet Majorana fermion dark matter: a comprehensive analysis in effective field theory

Shigeki Matsumoto (Tokyo U., IPMU), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Yue-Lin Sming Tsai (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1407.1859 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2014)155

Published in: JHEP 10 (2014), 155

Compressed SUSY search at the 13 TeV LHC using kinematic correlations and structure of ISR jets

Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Mihoko M. Nojiri (Tokyo U., IPMU and Sokendai, Tsukuba and KEK, Tsukuba), Tsutomu T. Yanagida (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1403.6028 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2014)012

Published in: JHEP 10 (2014), 012

10 GeV neutralino dark matter and light stau in the MSSM

Kaoru Hagiwara (Sokendai, Tsukuba and KEK, Tsukuba), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Junya Nakamura (KEK, Tsukuba and JAEA, Ibaraki)

e-Print: 1308.6738 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.015023

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 89 (2014) 1, 015023

Higher dimensional operators and the LHC Higgs data: The role of modified kinematics

Shankha Banerjee (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 1308.4860 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.053010

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 89 (2014) 5, 053010

Phenomenology of light fermionic asymmetric dark matter

Biplob Bhattacherjee (Tokyo U., IPMU), Shigeki Matsumoto (Tokyo U., IPMU), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU), Mihoko M. Nojiri (Tokyo U., IPMU and KEK, Tsukuba)

e-Print: 1306.5878 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2013)032

Published in: JHEP 10 (2013), 032

Azimuthal correlation among jets produced in association with a bottom or top quark pair at the LHC

Kaoru Hagiwara (KEK, Tsukuba), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1302.0960 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP05(2013)019

Published in: JHEP 05 (2013), 019

New Higgs interactions and recent data from the LHC and the Tevatron

Shankha Banerjee (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 1207.3588 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2012)062

Published in: JHEP 10 (2012), 062

New physics with low missing energy: identification and discrimination at the LHC

Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

Revisiting the implications of CPT and unitarity for baryogenesis and leptogenesis

Atri Bhattacharya (Arizona U.), Raj Gandhi (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Tokyo U., IPMU)

e-Print: 1109.1832 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.116014

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 89 (2014) 11, 116014

Same-sign trileptons at the LHC: A Window to lepton-number violating supersymmetry

Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 1108.4921 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.095001

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 84 (2011), 095001

Low-Scale SUSY Breaking by Modular Fields and Higgs Mass Bounds

Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Soumitra SenGupta (IACS, Kolkata)

e-Print: 1103.3678 [hep-ph]

Discrimination of low missing energy look-alikes at the LHC

Kirtiman Ghosh (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 1007.4012 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2010)096

Published in: JHEP 10 (2010), 096

Same-sign trileptons and four-leptons as signatures of new physics at the CERN Large Hadron Collider

Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst. and IACS, Kolkata), Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 1005.3051 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.82.031501

Published in: Phys.Rev.D 82 (2010), 031501

Dilepton and Four-Lepton Signals at the LHC in the Littlest Higgs Model with T-parity Violation

Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.), Andreas Nyffeler (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.)

e-Print: 0912.0217 [hep-ph]

DOI: 10.1007/JHEP05(2010)001

Published in: JHEP 05 (2010), 001




Courses Taught:

1. Quantum Field Theory-I (August-December, 2018)

2. Quantum Field Theory-I (August-December, 2019)

3. Quantum Mechanics (January-May, 2020)

4. Quantum Mechanics (January-May, 2021)

5. Quantum Field Theory-I (August-December, 2021)

6. Quantum Mechanics (January-May, 2022)
7. Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background and Structure Formation in the Universe (August-December, 2022)
8. Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (January-May, 2023)