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M.Tech (SSEM)
M.Tech (Photonics)
Indian Physics Association
Departmental Faculty Search Committee
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B Tech Engg Physics students IIT Roorkee exhibiting their activities in the Lab
Tulika Maitra
Tulika Maitra Associate Professor tulimfph[at] +91-1332-285764 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Condensed matter theory:, Correlated electronic systems, quantum many body, electronic structure of novel materials
Professional Background
20022004Guest ScientistMax Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems
20042006Post-doctoral research fellowJ. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
20062008Post-doctoral research fellowTwente University, Enschede, The Netherlands
20082014Assistant ProfessorI.I.T. Roorkee
2014presentAssociate ProfessorI.I.T. Roorkee
Educational Details
Ph.D.Condensed Matter TheoryI. I. T. - Kharagpur2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Competing and coexisting long range orders in certain correlated systemsCSIR2012
Magnetic and orbital order in certain spinel oxides from first principlesDST, India2010
Effect of electronic correlation in magnetically frustrated systemsSRIC,IITR2009
Investigation of magnetism in NdMn0.5Fe0.5O3 and Nd2MnFeO6UGC-DAE2016
Investigation of photodoping effect in complex oxide thin films and multilayersSERB2016
Developing gradient exchange correlation kernel in Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory (TDDFT) DST-DAAD2018
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
New generation strongly correlated electronic systemsSan Sebastian, SpainIIT RoorkeeSept'18
EUROMAT-2017Thessaloniki, GreeceIIT RoorkeeSept'17
Itinerant Spin-Orbital Systems: From Magnetic Frustration to Novel SuperconductivityMax Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, GermanyIIT Roorkee21-05-2012
ICTS condensed matter programmeInfosys campus, MysoreICTS, Bangalore12-12-2010
Recent Advances in Quantum Condensed MatterSchool of Physics, J.N.U.JNU05-07 Marc
International conference on Physics and Chemistry of Oxide MaterialsS.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, KolkataSNBCBS, Kolkata23-02-2009
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Jyoti Krishnacorrelated systems
Sarita RajputMagnetic and structural transitions, magnetocaloric effect
Mukesh Kumar SharmaCorrelated electronic systems
Amarjyoti ChoudhuryCorrelated electronic systems
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Study of extended Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular lattice for correlated systemsUmesh Kumar YadavA2008
Electronic and magnetic properties of strongly correlated systemsMonika DhariwalA2009
Magnetic and orbital order in frustrated spinel systemsRamandeepA2009
Spin dependent Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular latticeSant KumarA2010
Long range orders in correlated systemsAvijeet RayA2013
Magnetic, orbital and transport properties of certain correlated and frustrated materialsJyoti KrishnaA2014
Magnetic properties of rare-earth and transition metal oxidesSarita RajputO2015
Magnetic and multiferroic properties of heterostructuresMukesh Kumar SharmaO2017
Correlated electronic materialsMohd. AnasO2017
Correlated electronic materialsAmarjyoti ChoudhuryO2018
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Max Born Institute, Berlin, GermanyResearch collaborationJun-jul'19
Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, GermanyResearch collaborationJun-Jul'09
Imperial College, London, UKResearch CollaborationJune '2012
Michigan state university, USAResearch collaborationJune,2013
Symposium cum meeting on ‘Physics of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems’ during 06-08 March, 2019 at IIT DelhiIIT DelhiT2019
National Conference on Quantum Condensed Matter (Q-Mat) in IISER, Mohali from 25th to 27th July, 2018IISER MohaliT2018
Symposium cum meeting on ‘Physics of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems’ during 02-04 April, 2018IIT MandiT2018
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Recent Advances in Strongly Correlated Electronic MaterialsSERB, CSIR, BRNS, TIFR, IMSCFeb'17
National International Collaboration
Multiferroic materialsTata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)RP
Spinel VanadatesMax Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, GermanyRP
Magnetocaloric effectIISER MohaliRP
Strongly correlated electronic systemsIIT KharagpurRP
Multiferroic oxidesIIT MandiRP
Correlated Electronic SystemsInstitute of Mathematical Science, ChennaiRP
Magnetic spinel systemsS.N. Bose centre for basic sciences, KolkataRP
Refereed Journal Papers

1.  Complete description of the magnetic ground state in spinel vanadates

Jyoti Krishna, N. Singh, S. Shallcross, J. K. Dewhurst, E. K. U. Gross, T. Maitra, and S. Sharma
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid comm.) 100, 081102(R) (2019).

2. CrI3-WTe2: A Novel Two-Dimensional Heterostructure as Multisensor for BrF3and COCL2 Toxic Gases; Amreen Bano, Jyoti KrishnaTulika Maitra, N. K. GaurScientific Reports 9, 11194 (2019).

3An experimental and theoretical study of magnetocaloric effect in Nd0.5Dy0.5FeO3;  and J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31 355802 (2019).

4. Magnetocaloric effects from an interplay of magnetic sublattices in Nd2NiMnO6;  and J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31 305803 (2019).

5. Existence of a critical canting angle of magnetic moments to induce multiferroicity in the Haldane spin-chain system Tb2BaNiO5Ram Kumar, Sudhindra Rayaprol, Sarita Rajput, Tulika Maitra, D. T. Adroja, Kartik K. Iyer, Sanjay K. Upadhyay, and E. V. Sampathkumaran,, Phys. Rev. B 99, 100406 (Rapid. comm.) (2019).

6. First-principles study of electronic structure, transport, and optical properties of EuCd2As2Jyoti Krishna, T. Nautiyal, and T. Maitra, Phys. Rev. B 98, 125110 (2018).

7. Electronic structure of Pr2MnNiO6 from x-ray photoemission, absorption and density functional theory; P Balasubramanian et al.,Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30, 435603 (2018).

8. Rare earth doping and effective band-convergence in SnTe for improved thermoelectric performance; S Acharya, D Dey, T Maitra, A Soni, A Taraphder; Applied Physics Letters 113, 193904 (2018).

9. Quantum criticality associated with dimensional crossover in the iso-electronic series Ca 2-xSrxRuO4, S Acharya, D Dey, T Maitra, A Taraphder, Journal of Physics Communications 2, 075004 (2018).

10.Correlation between multiferroic properties and processing parameters in NdFeO3-PbTiO3 solid solutions Sunil Kumar, Jaswinder Pal, Shubhpreet Kaur, Vandana Sharma, Sajjan Dahiya, P.D.Babu, Mandeep Singh, Avijeet Ray, Tulika Maitra, Anupinder Singh;; Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2018);

11. Dibyendu Dey, S. Nandy, T. Maitra, C. S. Yadav and A. Taraphder, Nature of spiral state and absence of electric polarisation in Sr-doped YBaCuFeO5 revealed by first-principle studyScientific Reports 8, 2404 (2018).

12.Ankita Singh, A. Jain, Avijeet Ray, Padmanabhan B., RuchikaYadav, Vivian Nassif, Sajid Husain, S. M. Yusuf, T. Maitra, and V. K. Malik; Spin reorientation in NdFe0.5Mn0.5O3: Neutron scattering and ab initio study; Physical Review B, 144420, 96, (2017).

13. First-Principles Correlated Approach to the Normal State of Strontium Ruthenate, Swagata Acharya, M. S. Laad, Dibyendu Dey, T. Maitra, A. Taraphder; Scientific Reports 7, 43033 (2017).

14.Orbital Ordering in Fe1−xMnxV2O4: A First Principles Study, Dibyendu Dey, T. Maitra, A. Taraphder;  Phys. Rev. B 93, 195133 (2016).

15. The role of intra- and inter-site exchange correlations in the extended Falicov–Kimball model on a triangular lattice, Sant Kumar, Umesh K. Yadav, T. Maitra, Ishwar Singh;  Solid State Communications 228, 1 (2016).

16. Nature of transport gap and magnetic order in zircon and scheelite type DyCrO4 from first principles, Avijeet Ray and T. Maitra; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 105501 (2015).

17. Competing electronic states in the high temperature phase of NaTiO2, M. Dhariwal, L. Pisani and T. Maitra; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26, 205501 (2014).

18Study of ground state phases for spin-1/2 Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular lattice, Sant Kumar, Umesh K. Yadav, T. Maitra and I. Singh; Solid State Communications 189C, 21 (2014)

19. The nature of itineracy in CoV2O4: a first principles study, Ramandeep Kaur, T. Maitra and T. Nautiyal; J. Phys. cond. mat. 26, 045505 (2014).

20. Phase transitions in a spinless, extended Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular latticeUmesh K. Yadav, T. Maitra, Ishwar Singh, Solid State Communications, 164, 32, (2013).

21. Effect of spin-orbit coupling on magnetic and orbital order in MgV2O4, Ramandeep Kaur, T. Maitra and T. Nautiyal; J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 25, 065503 (2013).

22. Orbital order in NaTiO2 : A first principles studyMonika Dhariwal, T. Maitra, Ishwar Singh, S. Koley, A. Taraphder; Solid State Communications, 152, 1912 (2012).

23. Metallicity and ferromagnetism in nanosystem of charge ordered Nd0.5Sr0.5MnO3, S. Kundu, T. K. Nath, A. K. Nigam, T. Maitra, and A. Taraphder; J. of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 12, 943 (2012).

24. Thermodynamic studies of the two dimensional Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular lattice, U. K. Yadav, T. Maitra and I. Singh; Eur. Phys. J. B. 84, 365 (2011).

25. An extended Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular lattice,U. K. Yadav, T. Maitra, I. Singh and A. Taraphder; Europhysics Letters 93, 47013 (2011).

26. Comparative study of FeCr2S4 and FeSc2S4: Spinels with orbitally active A site, S. Sarkar, T. Maitra, R. Valenti, T. Saha-Dasgupta; Physical Review B 82, 041105(R) (2010).

27. Ground state phase diagram of a spinless, extended Falicov-Kimball model on the triangular lattice, Umesh K Yadav, T. Maitra, I.S. Tyagi, A. Taraphder, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22, 295602 (2010).

28. Proposed Orbital Ordering in MnV2O4 from First principles, S. Sarkar, T. Maitra, R. Valenti and T. Saha-Dasgupta, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 216405 (2009).

29. Orbital order in ZnV2O4, T. Maitra and R. Valenti, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 126401 (2007).

30. Effects of Fe substitution on the electronic, transport, and magnetic properties of ZnGa2O4: A systematic ab initio study, L.Pisani, T. Maitra and R. Valenti, Phys. Rev. B. 73, 205204 (2006).

31. Magnetic properties of doped GdI2, T. Maitra, A. Taraphder, A. N. Yaresko and P. Fulde; Eur. Phys. J. B 49, 433 (2006).

32. Charge order and phase segregation in overdoped bilayer manganites, T. Maitra, A. Taraphder and H. Beck; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17 4333 (2005).

33. Ferromagnetism in Fe-substituted spinel semiconductor ZnGa2O4, T. Maitra and R. Valenti, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17 7417-7431 (2005).

34. Volume contraction at the Jahn-Teller transition of LaMnO3, T. MaitraP. Thalmeier, T. Chatterji, Physical Review B, 69 132417 (2004).

35. Magnetic and orbital order in overdoped bilayer manganites, Tulika Maitra and A. Taraphder, Europhysics Lett., 65, 262 (2004).

36. Magnetic, orbital and charge ordering in electron-doped manganitesT. Maitra and A. Taraphder; Phys. Rev. B, 68, 174416 (2003).

37. Double exchange and orbital correlations in electron-doped manganitesT. Maitra and A. Taraphder; Europhysics Lett., 59, 896 (2002).

38. Antiferromagnetism and Superconductivity in a model with extended pairing interactions, T. Maitra, H. Beck and A. Taraphder; Eur. Phys. J. B, 21, 527-533 (2001).

39. Thermodynamic Properties of dx2−y2+idxy Superconductors, Tulika Maitra, Physica C, 331, 302-306 (2000).

40. Gap anisotropy in the angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+\delta, T. Maitra, A. Taraphder, Physica C, 325, 61-69 (1999).