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Lalita Sharma
Lalita Sharma Assistant Professor lalitfph[at] 91-1332-285729
Areas of Interest
  • Atomic and Molecular Collision Physics, Theory of Scattering of Spin Polarized Electrons with Spin Polarized Atomic Systems. Atomic Structur
Professional Background
20092011Postdoctoral Fellow, Helmholtz young investigators's groupPhysikalisches Institut, Universiteat Heidelberg
Educational Details
PhDTheoretical Atomic PhysicsI.I.T. Roorkee2008
MScPhysicsI.I.T. Roorkee2004
BScPhysics, Chemistry, MathematicsC.C.S. University Meerut2002
Administrative Background
01.06.2016continuingMSc CoordinatorPhysics
01.06.2014continuingConvenerFaculty Search Committee
June 2016May 2018MemberTPSC and Seminar
June 2014May 2016MemberDRC
June 2012May 2014MemberTPSC and Seminar
01.06.201230.06.2013Faculty AdvisorPhysics Association
01.06.2014nowOCThermal Physics Lab
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Madison, Wisconsin, USAAPS02-06-2014
Exploring Fundamental Physics using Atomic Systems- EFPAS 2015AhmedabadPRL, Ahemdabad01-06-2015
DST-SERC SchoolTIFR MumbaiDST11/02/2013
DST-SERC School on Highly Charged IonsTIFR MumbaiDST03-03-2013
Workshop on Highly Charged IonsTIFRTIFR27-03-2012
Topical Conference on Laser interaction with Atoms and MoleculesUniversity of HyderabadISAMP09-01-2012
AISAMP10Taipei, TaiwanNational Science Council, Taiwan22/10/2012
Current Developments in Atomic, Molecualr, Optical and Nano PhysicsUniversity of DelhiDRDO14-12-2011
Gaseous Electronic Conference (GEC)Paris, FranceAmerican Physical Society04-10-2010
3. Stored Particles Atomic physics Research Collaboration (SPARC)Lisbon, PortugalFAIR01-09-2009
  • Plasma Science Society of India, Member
  • American Physical Society, 1
  • Indian Physics Association, member
  • Indian society of Atomic and Moelcualar Physics, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
MechanicsPH-001Integrated MSc and MTechAutumn
Thermal PhysicsPH-212Integrated MSc PhysicsSpring
Classical ElectrodynamicsPHN-507MScAutumn
Mathematical and Computational TechniquesPHN-789Pre-PhDSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Atomic PhotoionizationMs Pooja Gautam
Calculation of the First Born Amplitude for nis to nfs transition in the Rydberg AtomsRavi Kumar
Analytical method to calculate radial dipole matrix element for rydberg transitionsSrikanth Suresh Kumar
Radiative electron captureT Meenan Reddy
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Pooja MalkarCollsion of charged particles with confined atomic systems
Swati BhartiCollision dynamics of heavy open shell ions
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Physical Reasearch Laboratory, AhmedabadResearch Collaboration01-06-2015
Physical Reasearch Laboratory, AhmedabadResearch Collaboration01-06-2016
Refereed Journal Papers

Lalita Sharma, Rajesh Srivastava and A.D. Stauffer, “Electron impact excitation of the 5p57p levels of xenon from 5p56s metastable states” Journal of Physics Conference Series, 185 012042 (2009).

Rainer A Dressler, Yu-hui Chiu, Oleg Zatsarinny, Klaus Bartschat, Rajesh Srivastava, and Lalita Sharma, “Near-infrared collisional radiative model for Xe plasma electrostatic thrusters: the role of metastable atoms”, J. Phys. D, 42 185203 (2009).

L Sharma, A Surzhykov, M K Inal and S Fritzsche, “Polarization transfer in the inner-shell photoionization of sodium-like ions”, Phys Rev A, 81 023419 (2010).

R. K.Gangwar, A. N. Tripathi, L. Sharma, and  R. Srivastava, “Elastic Scattering of Electrons from Rb, Cs and Fr Atoms”, J Phys B 43 085205 (2010).

A Surzhykov, L Sharma, Th Staeohlker and S Fritzsche, “Polarization studies on the dielectronic recombination hypersatellite x-ray lines”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 212 012032 (2010).

R. K.Gangwar, L. Sharma, R. Srivastava and A. D. Stauffer, “Electron impact excitation of argon: cross sections of interest in plasma modeling”, Phys Rev A 81 052707 (2010).

R. K.Gangwar, L. Sharma, R. Srivastava and A. D. Stauffer, “Electron impact excitation of argon: cross sections of interest in plasma modeling", Phys Rev A 81  052707 (2010).

Excitation of the 5p57p levels of xenon by electron impact", (L. Sharma, R. Srivastava

and A. D. Stauffer), Eur. Phys. J. D. DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2011-10644-0 (2011).

J. D. Hein, S. Kidwai, P. W. Zetner, C. Bostock, D. V. Fursa, I. Bray, L. Sharma, R. Srivastava, and A. D. Stauffer, “ Electron impact coherence parameters for electron-impact excitation of laser-ecited 174Yb (...6s6p 3P1)", J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 44 075201 (2011).

J. D. Hein, S. Kidwai, P. W. Zetner, C. Bostock, D. V. Fursa, I. Bray, L.Sharma, R. Srivastava, and A. D. Stauffer, “Differential cross sections for electron-impact excitation of laser-excited 174Yb (...6s6p 3P1)",  J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 44 015202 (2011).

R K Gangwar, L Sharma, R Srivastava and A D Stauffer, ”Plasma modeling using detailed fine-structure cross sections for Ar”, J. Appl. Phys., 111 053307 (2012).

T. Das, L. Sharma and R. Srivastava, “Electron impact excitation of the M-shell electrons from Zn-like through Co-like tungsten ions”, Physica Scripta, 86 035301 (2012)

Tapasi Das, L Sharma, R. Srivastava, and A. D. Stauffer, “Electron impact of zinc and ytterbium”, Phys Rev A, 86 022710 (2012).

T Das, L Sharma, R Srivastava and A D Stauffer, “Electron impact excitation from the initially excited cadmium atom”, Int. J. Mass. Spec. 362 (2014) 9

Dipti, Tapasi Das, Lalita Sharma and Rajesh Srivastava, “L-shell electron excitations of Mg- through O-like tungsten ions”, Physica Scripta, 89 085403 (2014)

Dipti, Das Tapasi, Sharma Lalita and Srivastava Rajesh, Electron impact excitation and polarization studies of Fe-like W48+ to Al-like W61+ ions, Canadian Journal of Physics (2015) 10.1139/cjp-2014-0636.

Priti, Dipti,  Sharma Lalita and Srivastava Rajesh, Fully Relativistic Electron Impact Excitation Cross-Section and Polarization for Tungsten Ions, Atoms 3(2) (2015) 53.