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Name Dr. Kanaka Raju Pandiri
DesignationAssistant Professor
Highest Qualification Ph.D
Total Citations163
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(Brief Description / Abstract) :

Dr. Kanaka Raju Pandiri completed his Ph.D. from the University of Electro-Communications, Japan. He has joined the DIAT  (D.U.) Pune in 2020 and working in  School of Quantum Technology, as Assistant Professor. Before joining the DIAT (D.U.), he worked as a Post-doctoral researcher, Extreme Photonics Laboratory, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, RIKEN, Japan. His research focus is on  Quantum key distribution, Quantum metrology, Ultra-fast laser science and technology, Advanced optical sciences

Education:

  • 2011: Ph.D. (Physics) from The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • 2005: M.Sc (Physics) from University of Hyderabad

Professional Experience (Institution, Position and Period):

  • Dec 2020 onwards: Assistant Professor, School of Quantum Technology, DIAT, Pune

  • Apr-Dec 2020: Post-doctoral fellow, LIGO-India project, The Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics(IUCAA), Pune, India

  • 2014-2019: Post-doctoral fellow, James R. Macdonald Laboratory, Kansas State University, USA

  • 2011-2014: Post-doctoral researcher, Extreme Photonics Laboratory, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, RIKEN, Japan

Research Domains:

  • Quantum key distribution,

  • Quantum metrology,

  • Ultra-fast laser science and technology,

  • Advanced optical sciences

Specific Projects:

Research Collaborations:

  • IIT Goa & IUCAA, Pune on development of ultra-stable optical cavity

  • PRL Ahmedabad on the study of ultrafast atomic/molecular dynamics using femto-second lasers

Ph.D Thesis Supervision:

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision:

Summer/Winter Internships From other institutions Supervision:

Other Supervision:

Research Publications from 2010 to 2020:

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Research Publications:

Journal Articles:

In 2020

  • N. Iwamoto, C. J. Schwartz, B. Jochim, Kanaka Raju P., P. Feizollah, J. L. Napierala,T. Severt, S.T. Tegegn, A. Solomon, S. Zhao, H. Lam, T. N. Wangjam, V. Kumarappan,K. D. Carnes, I. Ben-Itzhak, and E. Wells, “Strong-field control of H3+ production from methanol dications: Selecting between local and extended formation mechanisms,” J.Chem. Phys. 152, 054302 (2020).

In 2019

  • B. Jochim, B. Berry, T. Severt, P. Feizollah, M. Zohrabi, Kanaka Raju P., E. Wells, K.D. Carnes, and I. Ben-Itzhak, “Dependence of the initial configuration of strong field drivenisomerization of C2H2 cations and anions,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 10, 2320 (2019).
  • S. Zhao, B. Jochim, P. Feizollah, J. Rajput, B. Kaderiya, F. Ziaee, Kanaka Raju P., Y.Malakar, B. Berry, K. Borne, J. Harrington, D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, K. D. Carnes, E.Wells, I. Ben-Itzhak, and T. Severt, “Strong-field induced bond-rearrangement intriatomic molecules,” Phys. Rev. A 99, 053412 (2019).
  • Y. Malakar, W. L. Pearson, M. Zohrabi, B Kaderiya, Kanaka Raju P., F. Ziaee, S. Xue,A. T. Le, D. Rolles, and A. Rudenko, “Time-resolved imaging of bound and dissociatingnuclear wave packets in strong-field ionized iodomethane,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.21, 1(2019). Selected for 2019 PCCP Hot Articles collection.

In 2018

  • N. Ekanayake, T. Severt, M. Nairat, N. P. Weingartz, B. M. Farris, B. Kaderiya, P.Feizollah, B. Jochim, F. Ziaee, K. Borne, Kanaka Raju P., K. D. Carnes, D. Rolles, A.Rudenko, B. G. Levine, J. E. Jackson, I. Ben-Itzhak, and M. Dantus, “H2 roamingchemistry and the formation of H3+ from organic molecules in strong laser fields,” Nat.Comm. 9, 5186 (2018). Highlighted in Phys.Org  (March 4th, 2019) as “Forming the ion that made the universe”
  • Y. Malakar, F. Wilhelm, D. Trabert, Kanaka Raju P., X. Li, W. L. Pearson, W. Cao, B.Kaderiya, I. Ben-Itzhak, D. Rolles, and A. Rudenko, “State-selective dissociate dynamics of oxygen molecular ion studied with single-harmonic pump and infraredprobe pulses,” Phys. Rev. A 98, 013418 (2018).
  • J. Rajput, T. Severt, B. Berry, B. Jochim, P. Feizollah, B. Kaderiya, M. Zohrabi, U.Ablikim, F. Ziaee, Kanaka Raju P., D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, K. D. Carnes, B. D. Esryand I. Ben-Itzhak, “Native frames: Disentangling sequential from concerted three-bodyfragmentation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 103001 (2018). Highlighted in Physics Today (Mar 29th, 2018) as “Three-body fragmentation in a new frame”

In 2017

  • X. Ren, A. M. Summers, Kanaka Raju P., A. Vajdi, V. Makhija, C. W. Fehrenbach, N.G. Kling, K. J. Betsch, Z. Wang, M. F. Kling, K. D. Carnes, I. Ben-Itzhak, V.Kumarappan, and C. Trallero-Herrero, “Single-shot carrier-envelope-phase taggingusing an f-2f interferometer and a phase meter: a comparison,” J. Optics (Special issueon emerging attosecond technologies) 19, 124017 (2017).
  • N. Ekanayake, M. Nairat, B. Kaderiya, P. Feizollah, B. Jochim, T. Severt, B. Berry,Kanaka Raju P., K. D. Carnes, S. Pathak, D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, I. Ben-Itzhak, C. A.Mancuso, B. Scott Fales, J. E. Jackson, B. G. Levine, and M. Dantus, “Mechanisms andtime-resolved dynamics for trihydrogen cation (H3+) formation from organic moleculesin strong laser fields,” Scientific Reports (Nature) 7, 4703 (2017). Highlighted in Phys.Org and MSU ScienceDaily (July 5th, 2017) as “Recreating interstellar ions with lasers”

In 2012

  • Kanaka Raju P. and M. Katsuragawa, “The current trends in SBS and phase conjugation: Adiabatic manipulation of Raman coherence and its application to arbitrary optical waveform generation,” Laser and Particle Beams 30, 117 (2012).

In 2011

  • Kanaka Raju P. and M. Katsuragawa, “A 10-THz Ultrafast function generator -generation of rectangular and triangular pulse trains,” New J. Phys. 13, 023030 (2011).

In 2010

  • Kanaka Raju P., T. Suzuki, A. Suda, K. Midorikawa, and M. Katsuragawa, “Line-by-line control of 10-THz-frequency-spacing Raman sidebands,” Opt. Express 18, 732(2010).

 

Book Chapters:

Conference Papers:

  • F. Ziaee, K. Borne, Kanaka Raju P., R. Forbes, Y. Malakar, B. Kaderiya, T. Severt, K. D. Carnes, I. Ben-Itzhak, A. Rudenko, and D. Rolles, “Probing Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics by Time-Resolved Coincident Ion Momentum Imaging,” Frontiers in Optics & Laser Science APS/DLS, OSA Technical Digest, Optical Society of America, paper: FM1F.3 (2019).
  • S. J. Robatjazi, S. Pathak, W. L. Pearson, J. Powell, N. Anbardar, J. Bürger, Kanaka Raju P., D. Rolles, and A. Rudenko, “State-selective analysis of ultrafast molecular dynamics driven by broadband XUV pulses,” Frontiers in Optics & Laser Science APS/DLS, OSA Technical Digest, Optical Society of America, paper: JW3A.48 (2019).
  • B. Kaderiya, Kanaka Raju P., Y. Malakar, F. Ziaee, W. L. Pearson, X. Li, T. Severt, I. Ben-Itzhak, D. Rolles, and A. Rudenko, “Time-resolved imaging of light-induced bond formation and breakage in molecular halogen elimination from halomethanes,” 31st International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC XXXI), Normandy, France (2019).
  • T. Severt, P. Feizollah, B. Jochim, J. Rajput, B. Berry, B. Kaderiya, F. Ziaee, Kanaka Raju P., M. Zohrabi, U. Ablikim, D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, K. D. Carnes, B. D. Esry, and I. Ben-Itzhak, “Native frames: disentangling sequential and concerted three-body fragmentation,” 31st International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC XXXI), Normandy, France (2019).
  • Y. Malakar, X. Shan, B. Kaderiya, W. L. Pearson, M. Zohrabi, Kanaka Raju P., F. Ziaee, A. T. Le, I. Ben-Itzhak, D. Rolles, and A. Rudenko, “Strong-field-induced molecular wave packet dynamics in iodomethane,” 31st International Conference on Photonic, Electronic, and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC XXXI), Normandy, France (2019).
  • N. Ekanayake, M. Nairat, T. Severt, P. Feizollah, B. Jochim, B. Kaderiya, P. Feizollah, F. Ziaee, K. Bourne, Kanaka Raju P., K. D. Carnes, D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, I. Ben-Itzhak, N. P. Weingartz, B. G. Farris, J. E. Jackson, B. G. Levine, M. Dantus, “Strong-field initiated H2 roaming chemistry and the formation of H3+ from organic molecules,” CLEO, OSA Technical Digest, (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper: JW2A.182.
  • S. J. Robatjazi, S. Pathak, W. L. Pearson, Kanaka Raju P., J. Powell, X. Li, B. Kaderiya, I. Ben-Itzhak, D. Rolles, A. Rudenko, “Ultrafast dynamics in CO2 studied by XUV-pump – NIR-probe experiments,” J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 875, 032029 (2017).
  • Kanaka Raju P., Y. Fu, Y. Nagata, T. Kanai, A. Suda and K. Midorikawa, “Generation of few-mJ, two-cycle laser pulses with carrier-envelope phase stabilization,” 2013 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), pp. 63-64.
  • M. Katsuragawa, T. Suzuki and Kanaka Raju P., “Generation of trains of arbitrary waveforms and their repeated revivals,” EPJ Web of Conferences, 41, 11008 (2013).
  • M. Katsuragawa, T. Suzuki and Kanaka Raju P., “Generation, manipulation, and characterization of the highly-discrete coherent spectrum,” Nonlinear Optics, OSA Technical Digest, (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper: NMB5.
  • Kanaka Raju P., T. Suzuki, A. Suda, K. Midorikawa and M. Katsuragawa, “Line-by-line control towards 10-THz repetition rate arbitrary optical waveform generation,” CLEO, OSA Technical Digest, (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper: CMEE2.
  • M. Katsuragawa, Kanaka Raju P., K. Shiraga, H. Aoki, F. Benabid, F. Couny and Y. Y. Wang, “Efficient generation of broad Raman sidebands in a kagome-lattice-type photonic crystal fiber,” CLEO, OSA Technical Digest, (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper: CTuT

Research/Review Submitted/Under Review:

Journal Articles:

In 2021

  1. T. Townsend, C. J. Schwartz, B. Jochim, Kanaka Raju P., T. Severt, N. Iwamoto, J.L. Napierala, P. Feizollah, S.N. Tegegn, A. Solomon, S. Zhao, K.D. Carnes, I. Ben-Itzhak, and E. Wells, “Controlling H3+ formation from ethane using shaped ultrafast laser pulses” Frontiers in Physics (accepted), doi: 10.3389/fphy.2021.691727

Conference paper:

  1. Eric Wells, T. A. Townsed, N. Iwamoto, J. Napierala, S. Tegegn, A. Solomon, S. Zhao, Kanaka Raju P., C.J. Bethany, T. Severt, P. Feizollah, K.D. Carnes, Itzik Ben-Itzhak “Influencing the formation of H3+ from ethane using shaped ultrafast laser pulses” 52nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, May 31–June 4 2021, Abstract No: U02.00005

publications under review:

  1. Madhusudhan P., S. Soumyashree, R. Das, V. Nimma, P. Bhardwaj, M. Shameem K M, Kanaka Raju P., and Rajesh K Kushawaha, “Strong field ionization of CO2 by multi-cycle femtosecond pulses: Effect of pulse width and wavelength on fragment ion yield” EPJ ST Special Issue: Intense laser-matter interaction in atoms, finite and condensed systems (under review)

Any Publications Submitted/Under Review:

Invited Talks:

  • “All about the few-cycle laser pulse tool kit – Generation, optimization, measurement, and applications,” DAE-BRNS National Laser Symposium (NLS-28), VIT Chennai, India (8-11, January 2020)
  • “Ultrafast molecular movies: exploring the atomic and molecular dynamics at their time scales,” at Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, India (April 2019).
  • “Newest trends in ultrafast photo-induced molecular dynamics,” at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India (July 2018).
  • “Shining light on femtosecond molecular dynamics.” At Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India (Nov 2017).
  • “Generation and applications of few-cycle pulse trains” at J. R. Macdonald Laboratory at Kansas state University, USA (May 2014).
  •  “Generation and applications of few-cycle pulse trains” at PULSE Institute in the Photon Science Directorate of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, USA (May 2014).
  • “Attosecond pulse generation and its applications at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India (March 2013).
  •  “A Raman Approach for Arbitrary Optical Waveform Synthesis at University of Hyderabad, India (Feb 2011).
  • “A Raman Approach for Arbitrary Optical Waveform Synthesis at the Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, Japan (Jan 2011).
  • “A Raman Approach for Arbitrary Optical Waveform Synthesis at Extreme Photonics Seminar, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Japan (Dec 2010).

Patents:

Awards/Scholastic Achievements:

  • Visiting Scientist at Attosecond Science Research Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan: October 2014 to March 2016
  • Excellent student poster award, First International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Material Science (ISIMS–2008), Epochal Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Center of Excellence program (COE) fellowship, University of Electro-Communications (2007–2008).
  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (2006–2010).
  • Joint CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India (2005).

Government Funded Projects:

Any Other:

Academic society affiliation:

  • Optical Society of America (2020-Present)
  • American Physical Society (2015 - Present)
  • The Japanese Society of Applied Physics (2009 - 2014)
  • IEEE Photonics Society (2010 – 2014)