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Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

An Autonomous Research Institute of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India

  Member of Institute of Physics

Debasish Chaudhuri


Debasish Chaudhuri
Selected previous associations :
  • December, 2011 to January, 2016 Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • 2009 to 2011Postdoc at FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam
  • 2006 to 2009Guest Scientist at MPI-PKS, Dresden
Date of joining :01/02/2016
Working group: : Condensed matter theory: Soft and Biological Matter
Areas of interest :
    Cell biology - cytoplasm, bacterial chromosome,neural growth; Non-equilibriuam statistical mechanics - Stochasticthermodynamics, active particles; Soft matter - colloids, polymers,effect of confinement
Selected publications :
  • "Confinement and crowding control the morphology and dynamics of a model bacterial chromosome", Pinaki Swain, Bela M. Mulder, and Debasish Chaudhuri, Soft Matter 15, 2677 (2019).
  • Invited chapter on “Molecular dynamics simulations of a feather-boa model of bacterial chromosome”, by Debasish Chaudhuri, and Bela M Mulder in the Springer Protocols on "Bacterial Chromatin", edited by Remus T. Dame.
  • Chaudhuri, D. "Entropy production by active particles: Coupling of oddand even functions of velocity". Phys. Rev. E 94, 32603 (2016).
  • Chaudhuri, A. & Chaudhuri, D. "Forced desorption of semiflexiblepolymers, adsorbed and driven by molecular motors", Soft Matter 12,2157–2165 (2016).
  • Chakraborty, D. & Chaudhuri, D. "Stochastic ratcheting of twodimensional colloids: Directed current and dynamical transitions", Phys.Rev. E 91, 050301(R) (2015).
  • Chaudhuri, D., Raju, A. & Dhar, A. "Pumping single-file colloids :Absence of current reversal", Phys. Rev. E 91, 050103(R) (2015).
  • Chaudhuri, D. "Active Brownian particles: Entropy production andfluctuation response", Phys. Rev. E 90, 22131 (2014).
  • Ganguly, C. & Chaudhuri, D. "Stochastic thermodynamics of activeBrownian particles", Phys. Rev. E 88, 32102 (2013).
  • Chaudhuri, D. & Mulder, B. M. "Spontaneous Helicity of a Polymer withSide Loops Confined to a Cylinder", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 268305 (2012).
  • Chaudhuri, D., Borowski, P. & Zapotocky, M. "Model of fasciculation andsorting in mixed populations of axons", Phys. Rev. E 84, 21908 (2011).
  • Chaudhuri, D. & Dhar, A. "Stochastic pump of interacting particles",Europhysics Lett. 94, 30006 (2011).
  • Chaudhuri, D. "Semiflexible polymers: Dependence on ensemble andboundary orientations", Phys. Rev. E 75, 21803 (2007).
  • Chaudhuri, D. & Dhar, A. "Heat conduction in a confined solid strip:Response to external strain", Phys. Rev. E 74, 16114 (2006).
  • Chaudhuri, D. & Sengupta, S. "A numerical renormalization group studyof laser-induced freezing", Europhys. Lett. 67, 814–819 (2004).
  • Chaudhuri, D. & Sengupta, S. "Constrained Deformation of a ConfinedSolid: Anomalous Failure by Nucleation of Smectic Bands", Phys. Rev. Lett.93, 115702 (2004).
  • Dhar, A. & Chaudhuri, D. "Triple minima in the free energy ofsemiflexible polymers", Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 65502 (2002).
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