Barun Kumar Chatterjee
Professor, Physics

Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh (1988)

Research interest

  • Superheated state; physics of the superheated emulsion detector
  • Gelation; interaction of liquids with gels or porous media; transport through gel or porous media

Selected publications:

1)    “An estimating formula for ion-atom association rates in gases” B.K. Chatterjee, and R. Johnsen, J. Chem. Phys. 93, 5681 (1990).

2)    “Change of viscosities of polymers on gamma irradiation” L. Santra, B.K. Chatterjee, D. Bhaumik, and S.C. Roy, Phys. Rev. A 43, 4296 (1991).

3)    “Theory of light emission from gamma--irradiated organic substances when dissolved” B.K. Chatterjee, T. Sur, and S.C. Roy, Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm.) 47, 555 (1993). 

4)    “Application of rate kinetic model of lyoluminescence on heat treated samples” B.K. Chatterjee, T. Sur, and S.C. Roy, Phys. Rev. B 50, 708 (1994).

5)    “Hysteresis in magnetic systems” B.K. Chatterjee, Am. J. Phys. 63, 643 (1995).

6)    “Change of viscosity with concentration of suspended particles and a new concept of gelation” N.K.Halder, B.K. Chatterjee, and S.C. Roy, J. Phys. (Condensed Matter) 9, 8873-8878 (1997).

7)    “Tabulation of Elastic Scattering Cross Sections of Photons in the Energy Range 50 keV to 1500 keV for all elements in the Range 13<Z<104” B.K. Chatterjee, and S.C. Roy, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 27, 1011-1215 (1998).

8)    “Superheated drop as a neutron spectrometer”  Mala Das, B. K. Chatterjee, B. Roy and S. C. Roy  Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 452, 273-279, (2000).

9)       “Radiation detection by using superheated droplets ” R. Sarkar, B.K. Chatterjee, B. Roy and S.C. Roy, Rad. Phys. Chem. 75, 2186–2194 (2006).

10)    “Asymmetry and the shift of the Compton profile”, B. K. Chatterjee, S. C. Roy, T. Suric, L. A. LaJohn, R. H. Pratt, Nucl. Instr. Methods A 580, 22-24 (2007).

11)    “Ion Mobility Studies of Electronically Excited States of Atomic Transition Metal Cations: Development of an Ion Mobility Source for Guided Ion Beam Experiments” Iceman, C., Rue, C., Moision, R.M., Chatterjee, B.K., Armentrout, P.B. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 18, 1196-1205 (2007).

12)    “Observation of second metastable state in superheated emulsion detector” R. Sarkar, P.K. Mondal and B.K. Chatterjee Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 593, 481-484 (2008).

13)    “An active device for volumetric measurement of drop nucleation in superheated emulsion detector” P.K. Mondal and B.K. Chatterjee, Meas. Sci. Technol. 19, 105802 (2008).

14)     “Two state modeling of the superheated emulsion detector” P.K. Mondal and B.K. Chatterjee, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 604, 652-657 (2009). 

15)    “Threshold collision-induced dissociation of Sr2+H2Ox complexes (x = 1–6): An experimental and theoretical investigation of the complete inner shell hydration energies of Sr2+” D. R. Carl, B. K. Chatterjee, and P. B. Armentrout, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 044303 (2010).

16)    “A new method for measurement of droplet size distribution in superheated emulsions” P.K. Mondal, R. Sarkar and B.K. Chatterjee, Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 4, 045104 (2010).

17)    “Flow of binary gas mixtures through small sampling orifices” Rainer Johnsen and Barun K. Chatterjee J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A. 29, 011002-1 (2011).

18)    Characteristics of acoustic emissions during nucleation of superheated droplets” P K Mondal and B K Chatterjee Phys. Lett. A. 375, 237–244 (2011).