Dr. Amit Pathak

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Assistant Professor


Department of Physics

Tezpur University


Tezpur -784028, India





 Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Academic profile :

        Ph. D. - DDU Gorakhpur University (2006)
        M. Sc. - DDU Gorakhpur University (2001)

Research Interests:

        Molecular Astrophysics of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
        Interstellar Dust (Cosmic Dust)
        UV Astronomy

Publications :

        Papers in refereed journals: 15

        Papers in conference proceedings and archives: 20


Selected publications:

  1. Observations of Far Ultraviolet Diffuse Emission from the Small Magellanic Cloud; A. C. Pradhan, J. Murthy & Amit Pathak, Astrophys. J., 2011, submitted.

  2. FUV characteristics of the interstellar medium of the Large Magellanic Cloud; Amit Pathak, A.C. Pradhan & J. Murthy, chapter in the book Interstellar Medium: New Research, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2011, in press.

  3. Survey of OVI absorption in the Large Magellanic Cloud; Amit Pathak, A. C. Pradhan, N. V. Sujatha & J. Murthy, Mon. Not. Royal Astron. Soc., 2011, 412, 1105.

  4. Far ultraviolet diffuse emission from the Large Magellanic Cloud; A.C. Pradhan, Amit Pathak & J. Murthy, Astrophys. J. Lett., 2010, 718, L141.

  5. TD-DFT calculations of electronic spectra of hydrogenated protonated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) molecules: implications for the origin of diffuse interstellar bands?; M. Hammonds, Amit Pathak & P. J. Sarre, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 4458.

  6. Protonated PAHs as carriers of Diffuse Interstellar Bands; Amit Pathak & P. J. Sarre, Mon. Not. Royal Astron. Soc. Lett., 2008, 391, L10.

  7. Modeling the Interstellar Aromatic Infrared Bands with Co-added spectra of PAHs; Amit Pathak & Shantanu Rastogi, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2008, 485, 735.