Tulika Maitra - Department of Physics,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Tulika Maitra
Tulika Maitra Professor tulika.maitra@ph.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285764
Areas of Interest
  • Condensed matter theory:, Correlated electronic systems, quantum many body, electronic structure of novel materials
Professional Background
2002-10-011 year 9 months 30 daysGuest ScientistMax Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems
2004-08-011 year 11 months 30 daysPost-doctoral research fellowJ. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
2006-09-011 year 11 months 30 daysPost-doctoral research fellowTwente University, Enschede, The Netherlands
2008-09-045 years 6 months 30 daysAssistant ProfessorI.I.T. Roorkee
2014-04-046 years 4 months 5 daysAssociate ProfessorI.I.T. Roorkee
2020-08-10OngoingProfessorI.I.T. Roorkee
Educational Details
Ph.D.Condensed Matter TheoryI. I. T. - Kharagpur2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Competing and coexisting long range orders in certain correlated systemsCSIR2012-093 years 5 months
Magnetic and orbital order in certain spinel oxides from first principlesDST, India2010-032 years 11 months
Effect of electronic correlation in magnetically frustrated systemsSRIC,IITR2009-102 years 11 months
Investigation of magnetism in NdMn0.5Fe0.5O3 and Nd2MnFeO6UGC-DAE2016-012 years 11 months
Investigation of photodoping effect in complex oxide thin films and multilayersSERB2016-092 years 11 months
Developing gradient exchange correlation kernel in Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory (TDDFT)DST-DAAD2018-071 year 11 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
New generation strongly correlated electronic systemsSan Sebastian, SpainIIT Roorkee2020-08
EUROMAT-2017Thessaloniki, GreeceIIT Roorkee2020-08
Itinerant Spin-Orbital Systems: From Magnetic Frustration to Novel SuperconductivityMax Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, GermanyIIT Roorkee2012-01
ICTS condensed matter programmeInfosys campus, MysoreICTS, Bangalore2010-01
Recent Advances in Quantum Condensed MatterSchool of Physics, J.N.U.JNU2020-08
International conference on Physics and Chemistry of Oxide MaterialsS.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, KolkataSNBCBS, Kolkata2009-01
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Condensed Matter PhysicsPHN-504MSc I Spring
Quantum Theory of SolidsPHN-627MSc IIAutumn
Superfluidity and superconductivityPHN-606MSc IIAutumn
Physics of nanosystemsPHN-604MSc IISpring
Quantum PhysicsPHN-211B Tech (Engg. Phys) II yrAutumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Sarita RajputMagnetic and structural transitions, magnetocaloric effect
Mukesh Kumar SharmaCorrelated electronic systems
Amarjyoti ChoudhuryCorrelated electronic systems
SrishtiMagnetic materials, electronic structure calculations
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Study of extended Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular lattice for correlated systemsUmesh Kumar YadavA2008-01
Electronic and magnetic properties of strongly correlated systemsMonika DhariwalA2009-01
Magnetic and orbital order in frustrated spinel systemsRamandeepA2009-01
Spin dependent Falicov-Kimball model on a triangular latticeSant KumarA2010-01
Long range orders in correlated systemsAvijeet RayA2013-01
Magnetic, orbital and transport properties of certain correlated and frustrated materialsJyoti KrishnaA2014-01
Magnetic properties of rare-earth and transition metal oxidesSarita RajputO2015-12
Magnetic and multiferroic properties of heterostructuresMukesh Kumar SharmaO2017-07
Correlated electronic materialsMohd. AnasO2017-01
Correlated electronic materialsAmarjyoti ChoudhuryO2018-01
Electronic structure of magnetic materialsSrishtiO2019-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, GermanyResearch collaboration2020-08-31
Max Born Institute, Berlin, GermanyResearch collaboration2020-08-31
Imperial College, London, UKResearch Collaboration2020-08-31
Michigan state university, USAResearch collaboration2020-08-31
Symposium cum meeting on ‘Physics of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems’ during 06-08 March, 2019 at IIT DelhiIIT Delhi2019-01
Conference on Quantum Condensed Matter (QMAT-2020) (online conference)S N Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Kolkata2020-09
National Conference on Quantum Condensed Matter (Q-Mat) in IISER, Mohali from 25th to 27th July, 2018IISER Mohali2018-01
Symposium cum meeting on ‘Physics of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems’ during 02-04 April, 2018IIT Mandi2018-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Recent Advances in Strongly Correlated Electronic MaterialsSERB, CSIR, BRNS, TIFR, IMSC2020-08
Special Lectures Delivered
Current Trends in Condensed Matter Physics (CTCMP-2020) (online short term course)NIT Jalandhar2020-09
National International Collaboration
Multiferroic materialsTata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
Spinel VanadatesMax Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany
Magnetocaloric effectIISER Mohali
Strongly correlated electronic systemsIIT Kharagpur
Multiferroic oxidesIIT Mandi
Correlated Electronic SystemsInstitute of Mathematical Science, Chennai
Magnetic spinel systemsS.N. Bose centre for basic sciences, Kolkata
Refereed Journal Papers


1.    Experimental and theoretical study of magnetization and magnetocaloric effect in Nd1- xSmxFeO3 (x=0, 0.1, 0.4)Sarita Rajput, Padmanabhan B., Ankita Singh, M. Anas, V. K. Malik and T. Maitra, J. of Applied Physics, 129, 063902 (2021).

2Origin of destruction of multiferroicity in Tb2BaNiO5 by Sr doping and its implications, Ram Kumar, Sarita Rajput, T. Maitra, A. Hoser, S. Rayaprol, S. K Upadhyay, K. K. Iyer, K. Maiti and E. V. Sampathkumaran, , J. of alloys and comp, 862, 158514 (2021).

3.     Successive spin reorientations and rare earth ordering in Nd0.5Dy0.5FeO3: Experimental and ab initio investigations, Ankita Singh*, Sarita Rajput*, Padmanabhan B.*, M. Anas, Francoise Damay, C. M. N. Kumar, Gaku Eguchi, A. Jain, S. M. Yusuf, T. Maitra, and V. K. Malik, Phys. Rev. B, 102, 144432 (2020) (*authors contributed equally).

4. Orbital order and electron itinerancy in CoV2O4 and Mn0.5Co0.5V2O4 from first principles; Jyoti Krishna and T Maitra, ; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 32, 285501 (2020).

5. Emergence of  weak pyrochlore phase and signature of field induced spin ice ground state in Dy2− xLaxZr2O7; x = 0, 0.15, 0.3Sheetal, Anzar Ali, Sarita Rajput, Yogesh Singh, T Maitra and C S Yadav;  J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 32, 365804 (2020).

6. Phonon dispersion, Raman spectra, and evidence for spin-phonon coupling in MnV2O4 from first principlesDibyendu Dey, T. Maitra, U. V. Waghmare, and A. Taraphder;  Phys. Rev. B 101, 205132 (2020).

7.  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).

8. 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).

9. An experimental and theoretical study of magnetocaloric effect in Nd0.5Dy0.5FeO3; Ankita SinghSarita RajputB PadmanabhanKedarsh KaushikM AnasT Maitra and V K Malik; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31 355802 (2019).

10. Magnetocaloric effects from an interplay of magnetic sublattices in Nd2NiMnO6; Anzar AliG SharmaAbhinay VardhanKanika PasrijaS RajputT MaitraSanjeev Kumar and Yogesh Singh; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31 305803 (2019).

13Electronic structure of Pr2MnNiO6 from x-ray photoemission, absorption and density functional theory; P Balasubramanian et al.,Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30, 435603 (2018).

14. 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).

15. 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).

16.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); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.06.058

17Dibyendu 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).

18.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).

19First-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).

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

21. 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).

22. 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).

23Competing electronic states in the high temperature phase of NaTiO2, M. Dhariwal, L. Pisani and T. Maitra; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26, 205501 (2014).

24Study 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)

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

26. 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).

27. 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).

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

29. 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).

30. 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).

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

32. 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).

33. 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).

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

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

36. 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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

44. 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).

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

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




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