Articles written in Pramana – Journal of Physics
Volume 63 Issue 2 August 2004 pp 393-397
Inelastic neutron scattering study of lattice dynamics in α-ZnCl2
A Sen Mala N Rao R Mittal S L Chaplot
Inelastic neutron scattering experiments have been carried out to measure the phonon density of states in polycrystalline α-ZnCl2 at Dhruva, Trombay. Lattice dynamical calculations, based on an interatomic potential model, are accomplished to study phonons associated with this otherwise extremely hygroscopic compound. Our calculated data are found to be well-compatible with the available measured ones.
Volume 76 Issue 5 May 2011 pp 693-698
Working group report: Cosmology and astroparticle physics
Raghavan Rangarajan Ajit Srivastava A Bandyopadhyay A Basak M Bastero-Gil A Berera J Bhatt K Bhattacharya S Chakraborty M Das S Das K Dutta D Ghosh S Goswami U Gupta P Jain Y-Y Keum E Masso D Majumdar A P Mishra S Mohanty R Mohapatra A Nautiyal T Prokopec S Rao D P Roy N Sahu A Sarkar P Saumia A Sen A Shivaji
This is the report of the cosmology and astroparticle physics working group at WHEPPXI. We present the discussions carried out during the workshop on selected topics in the above ﬁelds. The problems discussed concerned axions, infrared divergences in inﬂationary theories, supersonic bubbles in a ﬁrst-order electroweak phase transition, dark matter, MOND, interacting dark energy, composite Higgs models and statistical anisotropy of the Universe.
Volume 84 Issue 2 February 2015 pp 229-235
Chimera states in a population of identical oscillators under planar cross-coupling
C R Hens A Mishra P K Roy A Sen S K Dana
We report the existence of chimera states in an assembly of identical nonlinear oscillators that are globally linked to each other in a simple planar cross-coupled form. The rotational symmetry breaking of the coupling term appears to be responsible for the emergence of these collective states that display a characteristic coexistence of coherent and incoherent behaviour. The finding, observed in both a collection of van der Pol oscillators and chaotic Rössler oscillators, further simplifies the existence criterion for chimeras, thereby broadens the range of their applicability to real-world situations.
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