• Department HOD

    Dr. Nilakshi Das


    • Research area : Plasma Physics
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    • Phone : (03712) 275557 (03712) 267288 (R)
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    Educational Qualification

    • MSc (Physics) from Gauhati University
    • PhD (Physics) from CPP-IPR (Gauhati University)

    Teaching Courses

    • Advanced Quantum Mechanics
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics
    • Quantum Field Theory
    • Quantum Electrodynamics
    • Plasma and Astrophysics

    Academic Recognition

    • Gold Medal for securing first rank in MSc in Physics in the year 1996
    • Qualified for National Eligibility Test organised by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and University Grant Commission (UGC) in the year 1999.
    • DAAD short-term fellowship in the year 2000.
    • Post-Doctoral Research fellowship in the year 2003 from University of Bayreuth, Germany.


    • Life member of Plasma Science Society of India
    • Life member of Assam Science Society

    Research Interest

    • Dusty Plasma Physics
    • Strongly coupled dusty plasma
    • Interaction mechanism among charged dust grains
    • Behaviour of dust crystal in presence of magnetic field
    • Waves in plasma
    • Nonlinear phenomena
    • Laser Plasma Interactions

    Recent Publications

    • Pratikshya Bezbaruah and Nilakshi Das, Collisional effects on interaction potential in complex plasma in presence of magnetic field, Physics of Plasmas, 23(4):043701, (2016)
    • Mahmuda Begum and Nilakshi Das, Self Diffusion of Yukawa system in presence of external magnetic field, European Physical Journal Plus, 2016( DOI: 10.1140/epjp/i2016-16046-2)

    • Deep Kumar Kuri and Nilakshi Das, Second Harmonic generation by an obliquely incident s-polarized laser from a magnetized plasma, Laser. Part.Beams.,2016 (DOI: 10.1017/S0263034616000070)

    • S. Bhattacharjee and N. Das, The linear and non-linear characterization of dust ion acoustic mode in complex plasma in presence of dynamical charging of dust, Phys. Plasmas 22, 103701 (2015).
    • Prathana Borah, Deepshikha Gogoi and Nilakshi Das, Role of nonthermal electrons on dust ion acoustic double layer with variable dust charge, Physica Scripta 91, 1 (2015).

    • Mahmuda Begum, Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, Thermodynamic properties of strongly coupled plasma in the presence of an external magnetic field, Plasma Physics Reports 40 (7), pp. 583-590, (2014).

    • Deep Kumar Kuri and Nilakshi Das, Electron-ion collisional effect on Weibel instability in a Kappa distributed unmagnetized plasma, Phys. Plasmas, 21, 042106 (2014)