Tapanendu Kundu


Research Interests: 

Photonics and Optoelectronics development for optical sensing applications, Laser Spectroscopy, Plasmonics, Laser fundamentals, Light-Matter interaction phenomena, Optical MEMS.

Selected Publications: 

1. 2023, RSC Advances, "Photoresponse of CVD grown crystalline quantum dot-embedded covalent organic framework thin film", Neha Chaki Roy and Tapanendu Kundu

2. 2022, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, "Photoresponse of an off-stoichiometry thiolene–epoxy (OSTE+) polymer", Sonatan Das, Akanksha Singh, V Ramgopal Rao and Tapanendu Kundu

3. [2021, ACS Omega, "Detection of the chilli leaf curl virus using an attenuated total reflection-mediated localized surface-plasmon-resonance-based optical platform", Sonatan Das, Dilip Kumar Agarwal, Bikash Mandal, V Ramgopal Rao and Tapanendu Kundu

4. 2020, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, "Spatio-temporal Analysis of the Electric Field-Induced Solid-State Reduction Dynamics of Graphene Oxide Thin Films for Controlled Band-Gap Modulation", Neetu Prasad, Shubham Tanwar, Soham Mukhopadhyay and Tapanendu Kundu

5. 2015, Journal of Lightwave Technology, "Polymer-based MEMS photodetector with spectral response in UV-vis-NIR and mid-IR region", Sangita Chaki Roy, Tapanendu Kundu, V Ramgopal Rao

6. 2009, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, "Novel U-bent fiber optic probe for localized surface plasmon resonance based biosensor, "VVR Sai, Tapanendu Kundu, Soumyo Mukherji

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Education Qualification:

  • PhD. - Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta (1991)
  • Post Doctoral work on Two-Photon Laser spectroscopy from Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA (1991-94
Courses Teaching/Taught:
  • PH 405 Electronics
  • PH 515 Introduction to Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • EP 226 Waves & Oscillations & Thermodynamics (Optics)
  • PH 512 Physics Lab (Optics and Spectroscopy)
Additional Information: Details of Devices/instruments developed:
  • Name of the device: geo-BHUMI 
Working area: Soil Temperature and Microclimates measurement, i.e., Nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), including Air Humidity and Air Temperature.
  • Name of the device: Fiber optics-based point-of-care (POC) device for detecting water-borne Escherichia coli (E. coli).
Working area: This device was developed for Indian Navy personnel to monitor the drinking water quality that reduces major water-borne infections.
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