Articles written in Pramana – Journal of Physics
Volume 13 Issue 6 December 1979 pp 599-606 Solids
Parametric excitation of hybrid mode in magnetised piezoelectric semiconductors
Using the hydrodynamic model of homogeneous plasma, the parametric decay of a laser beam into an acoustic wave and another electromagnetic wave has been studied in heavily doped
Volume 54 Issue 5 May 2000 pp 777-784 Research Articles
Impact of electron irradiation on particle track etching response in polyallyl diglycol carbonate (PADC)
R Mishra S P Tripathy A Kul Shrestha A Srivastava S Ghosh K K Dwivedi D T Khathing M Müller D Fink
In the present work, attempts have been made to investigate the modification in particle track etching response of polyallyl diglycol carbonate (PADC) due to impact of 2 MeV electrons. PADC samples pre-irradiated to 1, 10, 20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 Mrad doses of 2 MeV electrons were further exposed to 140 MeV28 Si beam and dose-dependent track registration properties of PADC have been studied. Etch-rate values of the PADC irradiated to 100 Mrad dose electron was found to increase by nearly 4 times that of pristine PADC. The electron irradiation has promoted chain scissioning in PADC, thereby converting the polymer into an easily etchable polymer. Moreover, the etching response and the detection efficiency were found to improve by electron irradiation. Scanning electron microscopy of etched samples further revealed the surface damage in these irradiated PADCs.
Volume 54 Issue 5 May 2000 pp 785-789 Research Articles
Possible lattice formation of new materials within a piezoelectric semiconductor plasma
The possible lattice formation of grains of chosen material in a magnetized current carrying
Volume 59 Issue 5 November 2002 pp 849-858
Superconducting linear accelerator system for NSC
P N Prakash T S Datta B P Ajith Kumar J Antony P Barua J Chacko A Choudhury G K Chadhari S Ghosh S Kar S A Krishnan Manoj Kumar Rajesh Kumar A Mandal D S Mathuria R S Meena R Mehta K K Mistri A Pandey M V Suresh Babu B K Sahu A Sarkar S S K Sonti A Rai S Venkatramanan J Zacharias R K Bhowmik A Roy
This paper reports the construction of a superconducting linear accelerator as a booster to the 15 UD Pelletron accelerator at Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi. The LINAC will use superconducting niobium quarter wave resonators as the accelerating element. Construction of the linear accelerator has progressed sufficiently. Details of the entire accelerator system including the cryogenics facility, RF electronics development, facilities for fabricating niobium resonators indigenously, and present status of the project are presented.
Volume 59 Issue 5 November 2002 pp 881-884
First on-line test of the LINAC superbuncher at nuclear science centre
S Ghosh R Mehta P N Prakash A Mandal G K Chaudhari S S K Sonti D S Mathuria K K Mistry A Rai S Rao P Barua A Pandey B K Sahu A Sarkar G Joshi S K Datta R K Bhowmik A Roy
An on-line test of the LINAC superbuncher at Nuclear Science Centre has been successfully performed. DC O7+ beam of nominal energy 92 MeV was accelerated through the superbuncher resonator, operating at a field of 4.54 MV/m. The total energy gain of the beam was measured to be 4.5 MeV. For the pulsed beam test a phase locked bunched beam of O7+ of nominal energy 92 MeV, FWHM 1.3 ns from the pre-tandem multiharmonic buncher was injected into the superbuncher. By properly adjusting the phase and amplitude of the resonator, the best FWHM of the bunched beam was measured to be 185 ps near the entrance of the first LINAC module. Fully depleted cooled surface barrier detector was used for measuring the time width. In a separate experiment the intrinsic time resolution of the same detector was measured to be 134 ps. Consequently the intrinsic time width of the bunched beam, after correcting for the detector resolution, would be 127 ps. Details of the experiment and results are presented.
Volume 96 All articles Published: 26 October 2022 Article ID 0213 Research Article
Two-stream plasma instability as a potential mechanism for particle escape from the Venusian ionosphere
S DEY S GHOSH D MAITY A DE S CHANDRA
In this work, we investigate the possibility of two-stream instability in the Venusian atmosphere leading to momentum transfer, then to the subsequent escape of hydrogen and oxygen ions from the ionosphere.We employthe hydrodynamic model and obtain the linear dispersion relation from which the two-stream instability is studied. Further, the interaction of solar wind with the ions of Venus ionosphere from which the instability sets in, has beenstudied using the data from ASPERA-4 of Venus express. The data support the fact that the two-stream instability can provide sufficient energy to accelerate ions to escape velocity of the planet and thus leave the Venusian ionosphere.
Volume 97, 2023
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