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Ambesh Dixit
Associate Professor

B.Sc. (1995, Allahabad University), Physics, Mathematics
M.Sc. (1997, Allahabad University), Physics (Electronics)
JRF (2000-2003, Allahabad University)
Scientist (2003-2006, Solid State Physics Lab)
M.S. (2008, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA), Physics (Condensed Matter)
Ph.D. (2010, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA), Physics

IIT Jodhpur
NH 65 Nagaur Road
Karwar 342 037
Jodhpur District
91 291) 280 1605

Research Areas
  1. Material Science- computational and experimental
  2. Oxide and nitride compound semiconductor for spintronic, photovoltaic and sensor applications
  3. Materials by design using abinitio DFT
  4. Mangetic nanoparticles for biological applications
  5. Energy storage- electrical and thermal storage materials

    1. Selected Recent Awards
    2. CSIR-JRF(NET) in Physics 2000 - 2003, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research/ University GrantCommission CSIR/UGC), India
    3. Group Technology Award for the development of Liquid Phase Epitaxy (LPE) system for II-VI compound semiconductor -2006 , Solid State Physics Laboratory, Delhi, India
    4. Departmental Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, USA
    5. Competitive Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship, Wayne State University, USA
    6. George B. & Eveline R. Beard Endowed Student Prize for Excellent Poster Presentation of Research, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, USA

      Selected Recent Publications
      1. Abdelhamid, E., Mukherjee, R., Mishra, D., Dixit, A., Nadgorny, B., Lawes, G., UV induced stable conductivity in Indium Oxide films, APS March Meeting, Vol. 58(1), 2013 , APS Physics
      2. Dixit, A., Bazzi, K., Sahana, M.B., Sudakar, C., Nazri, M., Vaishnava, P.P., Naik, V., Garg, V.K., Oliveira, A.C., Nazri, G.A., Naik, R., Magnetic and spectroscopic characterization of C-LiFePO4 nanoparticles for cathode materil for Li ion batteries, APS March Meeting, Vol. 56(1), 2011 , APS Physics
      3. Dixit, A., Thakur, J.S., Naik, R. and Naik, V.M., Influence of excitation frequency on A1(LO) and E2 Raman modes in In rich In1-xGaxN thin films, APS March Meeting, Vol. 57(1), 2012 , APS Physics
      4. Dixit, A., Tiwari, B., Rao, M.S.R., Non-collinear Weak Ferromagnetism in LaCrO3: a Theoretical Study, DAE-BRNS 4th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry, ABSTRCT No: F-06, 2012 , DAE-BRNS
      5. Tripathi, S., Mohan, A., Yadav, S., Vijay, V., Dixit, A., Hexagonal Shaped Fractal UWB Antenna, IEEE International conference, Vol. Dec 18-12, 2013 , Applied Electromagnetics Conference (AEMC)
      6. Tripathi, S., Mohan, A., Yadav, S., Vijay, V., Dixit, A., A Novel Multi band Notched Octagonal Shaped Fractal UWB Antenna, Signal Processing and Communication (ICSC),International conference, Vol. Dec 12-14, pp 179-183, 2013 , Signal Processing and Communication (ICSC)
      7. Tanwar, U., Tripathi, S., Lahuwa, K., Mohan, A. and Dixit, A., Novel MICS band implantable antenna for WBAN application, Indian Antenna Week Conference Proceeding, Vol. June 3-7, 2013 , IEEE Indian Antenna Week
      8. Dixit, A., Sharma, P.K., Nayyar, N.K., Dhar, A., Sharma, R.K., Basu, P.K., Liquid Phase Epitaxy of HgCdTe for IR Detector Applications using a Novel Slider Boad, Proceedings of the XIII International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD:Editor: Vikram Kumar, S. K. Agrawal, S. N. Singh, Vol. 1 , pp 227-230, 2005 , National Physical Laboratory
      9. Prakash, H., Chandra, N., Prakash, R. and Dixit, A., A Generalized condition for teleportation of the quantum state of an assembly of N two-level system, Modern Physics Letter B , Vol. 21, pp 2109-2023, 2007 , World Scientific
      10. P. P. Vaishnava, R. Tackett, A. Dixit, C. Sudakar, R. Naik, G. Lawes, Magnetic relaxation and dissipative heating in ferrofluids, J. Applied Physics, Vol. 102, pp 063914-1 - 063914-5, 2007 , AIP
      11. Sudakar, C., Dixit, A., Regmi, R., Naik, R., Lawes, G., Naik, V.M., Vaishnava, P.P., Toti, U., Panyam, J.,, Fe3O4 incorporated AOT-Alginate Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 44, pp 2800-2803, 2008 , IEEE
      12. Sahana, M.B., Sudakar, C., Setzler, G., Dixit, A., Thakur, J.S., Lawes, G., Naik, R., Naik, V.M., Vaishnava, P.P., Bandgap engineering by tuning particle size and crystallinity of SnO2-Fe2O3 nanocrystalline composite thin films, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 93, pp 231909-1 -231909-3, 2008 , AIP
      13. Dixit, A., Sudakar, C., Naik, R., Lawes G., Thakur, J.S., McCullen, E.F., Auner, G.W. and Naik V.M., Phase Separation and optical properties in oxygen-rich InN films, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 93, pp 142103-1 - 142103-3, 2008 , AIP
      14. Dixit, A., Sudakar, C., Thakru, J. S., Padmanabhan, K., Kumar, S., Naik, R., Naik, V.M., Lawes G., Strong Plasmon absorption in InN thin films, J. Applied Physics, Vol. 105, pp 053104-1 -053104-5, 2009 , AIP
      15. Dixit, A., Panduluri, R.P., Sudakar, C., Kharel, P., Thapa, P., Avrutsky, I., Naik, R., Lawes, G., Nadgorny B., Robut room temperature persistent photoconductivity in polycrystalline indum oxide thin films, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 94, pp 252105-1 - 252105-3, 2009 , AIP
      16. Dixit, A., Sudakar, C., Naik, R., V.M. Naik, Lawes G., Undoped vacuum aneealed In2O3 thin films as a transparent conducting oxide, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 95, pp 192105-1 - 192105-3, 2009 , AIP
      17. P. Kharel, S. Talebi, B. Ramachandran, A. Dixit, V. M. Naik, M. B. Sahana, C. Sudakar, R. Naik, M. S. R. Rao, G. Lawes, Structural, magnetic, and electrical studies on polycrystalline transition-metal-doped thin films BiFeO3, J. Phys. Condens. Matter, Vol. 21, pp 036001-1 - 036001-5, 2009 , IOP Publishing
      18. P. Kharel, C. Sudakar, A. Dixit, A. B. Haris, R. Naik, G. Lawes, Electric field control of a magnetic phase transition in Ni3V2O8, Euro Phys. Letters, Vol. 86, pp 17007-1 - 17007-5, 2009 , IOP Publishing
      19. P. Kharel, A. Kumarasiri, A. Dixit, N. Rogado, R. J. Cava, G. Lawes, Scaling behavior of magnetic transition in Ni3V2O8, Philosophical Magzine Letters, Vol. 89, pp 1923-1932, 2009 , Taylor & Francis Group
      20. Dixit, A., Lawes, G., Development of electrical polarization at an antiferromagnetic transition in FeVO4, J. Phys. Condens. Matter, Vol. 21, pp 456003-1-456003-5, 2009 , IOP Publishing
      21. Vijayaragavan, K.S., Putatunda, S.K., Dixit, A., Lawes, G., Electroless deposition of superconducting MgB2 thin films on various substrates, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 519, pp 658-661, 2010 , Elsevier
      22. Sudakar, C., Dixit, A., Kumar, S., Sahana, M.B., Lawes, G., Naik, R., Naik V.M., Coexistence of anion and cation vacancy defects in vacuum annealed In2O3 thin films, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 62, pp 63-66, 2010 , Pregman Science Direct
      23. Thakur, J.S., Dixit, A., Danylyuk, Y.V., Sudakar, C., Naik, V.M., Schaff, W.J., Naik R., Investigation of E1(LO) phonon-plasmon coupled modes and critical points in In1-xGaxN thin films by optical reflectance measurements, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 96, pp 181904-1 - 181904-3, 2010 , AIP
      24. Dixit, A., Smith, A.E., Subrmanian, M.A., Lawes, G., Magnetic suppression of multiferroic order in hexagonal YMn1-xInxO3 ceramics, Solid State Communication, Vol. 150, pp 746-750, 2010 , Pregaman Science Direct
      25. B. C. Melot, B. Paden, R. Seshadri, Ambesh Dixt, G. Lawes, Magnetic structure and susceptibility of CoSe2O5: A low dimensional antiferromagnet, Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 82, pp 014411-1 - 014411-6, 2010 , APS
      26. B. Ramchandran, A. Dixit, R. Naik, G. Lawes, M. S. Ramchandran Rao, Observation of charge transfer and electronic transition in polycrystalline BiFeO3, Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 82, pp 012102-1 - 012102-4, 2010 , APS
      27. Dixit, A., Lawes, G., Harris, A.B., Magnetic structure and magnetoelectric coupling in bulk and thin film FeVO4, Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 82, pp 024430-1 024430-10, 2010 , APS
      28. P. Tian, Y. Zhang, K. Senevirathne, S. L. Brock, Ambesh Dixit, G. Lawes, S. J. L. Billinge, Diverse structural and magnetic properties of differently prepared MnAs nanoparticles, ACS Nano, Vol. 5, pp 2970-2978, 2011 , ACS
      29. B. Ramchandran, A. Dixit, R. Naik, G. Lawes, M. S. Ramacndra Rao, Dilectric relaxation near 25 K in multiferroic BiFeO3 ceramics, J. Applied Physics, Vol. 110, pp 104105-1-104105-6, 2011 , AIP
      30. Sayed, F.N., Mandal, B.P., Jayakumar, O.D., Arya, A., Kadam, R.M., Dixit, A., Naik, R., Tyagi, A.K., Rare examples of fluoride-based multiferroic materials in Mn-substituted BaMgF4 systems: experimental and theoretical studies, Inorg. Chemistry, Vol. 50, pp 11765-11772, 2011 , ACS
      31. Dixit, A., Chen, P., Lawes, G., J. L. Musfeldt, Electronic structure and polaronic excitation in FeVO4, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 99, pp 141908-1-1419908-3, 2011 , AIP
      32. Bazzi, K., Dhindsa, K.S., Dixit, A., Sahana, M.B., Sudakar, C., Nazri, M., Zhou, Z., Vaishnava, P., Naik, V.M., Nazri, G.A., Naik, R., Nanostructured high specific capacity C-LiFePO4 cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, J. Material Research, Vol. 27, pp 424-430, 2012 , Cambridge Univ Press
      33. Sahana, M.B., Sudakar, C., Dixit, A., Thakur, J.S., Naik, R., Naik, V.M., Quantum confinement effects and bandgap engineering of SnO2 nanocrystals in a MgO matrix, Acta Materialia, Vol. 60, pp 1072-1078, 2012 , Science Direct
      34. Ramachandran, B., Dixit, A., Naik, R., Lawes, G. and Ramachandra Rao, M.S., Weak ferromagnetism ordering in Ca doped polycrystalline BiFeO3, J. Applied Physics, Vol. 111, pp 023910-1- 023910-5, 2012 , AIP
      35. Ramachandran, B., Dixit, A., Naik, R., Lawes, G. and Ramachandra Rao, M.S., Dielectric relaxation and magneto-dielectric effect in polycrystalline Bi0.9Ca0.1FeO2.95, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 100, pp 252902-1- 252902-4, 2012 , AIP
      36. Tiwari, B., Rao, M.S.R. and Dixit, A., Ground state electronic and magnetic properties of LaCrO3 system, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 585, pp 274-278, 2012 , Scientific.Net
      37. Hatnean, M.C., Pinsard-Gaudart, L., Fernandez-Diaz, M.T., Petit, S., Dixit, A., Lawes, G. and Suryanarayanan R., Structural and magnetic properties of the M2Ga2Fe2O9 (M = In, Sc) oxides, J. Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 200, pp 110-116, 2013 , Science Direct
      38. Dixit, A., Thakur, J.S., Naik, V.M. and Naik, R., Influence of excitation frequency on Raman modes of In1-xGaxN thin films, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, Vol. 2013, pp 1-4, 2013 , Hindawi
      39. Tiwari, B., Dixit, A., Naik, R., Lawes, G. and Rao, M.S.R., Dielectric and optical phonon anomalies near antiferromagnetic ordering in LaCrO3: A possible near room temperature magnetodielectric system, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103 (15), pp 152906-1 - 152906-3, 2013 , AIP