Dr. Prashant Shambhudayal Rawat

Sr. Associate Professor 

Academic Qualifications

 BSc. (special) in Physics, Gujarat University, 1989

MSc. in Physics (Electronics), Gujarat University, 1991

PhD. (Science) Gujarat University (research work done at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) 1999

Post Doctoral Fellow: Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, 1998 – 2000;Institute for Plasma Research,Gandhinagar, 2000 – 2001; Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSCar), Sao Carlos, Brazil: 2001 –  2004

Visiting Fellow: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 2005-2007

Research Professor: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea: 2007 - 2010.


Area of Specialization:

Experimental Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics (AMOP) dealing principally with electron interaction with atoms/molecules at low and intermediate energies, and intense light-matter interactions using petawatt femtosecond lasers.


Research & Publications:

Publications

In journals, magazines etc. (refereed)

  1. Alok Pandey, Prashant S. Rawat and Avinash U. Sonawane, Risk assessment in the industrial radiography practice in India using a probabilistic approach, International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 21 (2018)232
  2. Narayana Pisharody, Kanchan D Bahukhandi, Prashant S Rawat and R. K Elangovan,Accident Prevention and Control - An Overview of Literature, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Mathematics, 7(2018)83
  3. Alok Pandey, Meghraj Singh, A. U. Sonawane and Prashant S. Rawat, FMEA Based Risk Assessment of Component Failure Modes in Industrial Radiography, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 39216 (2016)
  4. Dhyani, P.S. Rawat and B.S. Tewari, Spectral density of Cooper pairs in two level quantum dot–superconductors Josephson junction, Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications,628(2016) 1
  5. P Rawat, M G P Homem, R T Sugohara, I P Sanches, I Iga, G L C de Souza, A S dos Santos, R RLucchese, L E Machado, L M Brescansin and M-T Lee.Cross sections for electron scattering by ethane in the low- and intermediate-energy ranges, Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys, 43 (2010) 225202
  6. L.C. de Souza, M-T Lee, I. P. Sanches, P Rawat, I. Iga, A.S. dos Santos, L. E. Machado, R. T. Sugohara, L.M. Brescansin, M.G.P Homen and R. R. Lucchese, Cross sections for electron scattering by propane in the low- and intermediate- energy ranges, Physical Review A, 82 (2010) 012709
  7. N Bhargava Ram, Vaibhav S Prabhudesai, P Rawat, G Aravind and E. Krishnakumar, Absolute cross sections for dissociative electron attachment to water, methane and ammonia, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser, 115 (2008) 012006
  8. Prashant Rawat, Vaibhav S.Prabhudesai, M. A. Rahman, N. Bhargava Ram and Krishnakumar, Absolute cross sections for dissociative electron attachment to NH3 and CH4. Int. J. Mass Spect, 277 96 (2008)
  9. Prashant Rawat, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, M. A. Rahman and E. Krishnakumar, Absolute cross sections for Dissociative Electron Attachment to H2O and D2O, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys, 40 (2007) 4625
  10. P Rawat, Vaibhav S Prabhudesai, G Aravind, N Bhargavaram, M A Rahman and Krishnakumar, Absolute cross sections for dissociative electron attachment to water, methane and ammonia, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser, 80 (2007) 012018
  11. N Bhargavram Ram, Vaibhav S Prabhudesai, G Aravind, P Rawat and E. Krishnakumar, Velocity Map Imaging of H- Ions from Dissociative Electron Attachment to H2O, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser, 80 (2007) 012017
  12. Vaibhav S Prabhudesai, N Bhargavaram Ram, G Aravind, P Rawat and E. Krishnakumar, Probing site selective fragmentation of molecules containing hydroxylgroup using Velocity Slice Imaging, J. Phys: Conf. Ser, 80 (2007) 012016
  13. Iga, I. P. Sanches, P Rawat, M.G.P Homen and M.T. Lee, Experimental study on elastic electron-hexafluoroethane (C2F6) collisions in the low- and intermediate- energy ranges, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys, 38 (2005) 3477
  14. Iga, P Rawat, I. S. Pereira, M.T. Lee and M.G.P Homen, An experimental study on elastic electron-trifluoromethane (CHF3) scattering in the low and intermediate energy ranges, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys, 38 (2005) 2319
  15. Iga, M.T. Lee, P Rawat, L.M.Brescansin and L.E. Machado, Elastic and total cross sections for electron scattering by acetylene in the intermediate energy range, European Physical Journal D, 31 (2004) 45
  16. M.Brescansin, P Rawat, I. Iga, M.G.P Homen, M.T. Lee and L.E. Machado, Elastic and absorption cross sections for electron scattering by ethylene in the intermediate energy range, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys, 37 (2004) 471
  17. P Rawat, I. Iga, M.T. Lee, L.M. Brescansin, M.G.P Homen and L.E. Machado, Elastic and absorption cross sections for electron-hydrogen sulphide collisions in the low and intermediate energy range, Physical Review A, 68 (2003) 052711
  18. P Rawat, K P Subramanian and Vijay Kumar, Total electron scattering cross sections for carbon monoxide at low electron energies, Pramana-journal of physics, 51 453 (1998)
  19. P Rawat, K P Subramanian and Vijay Kumar, Total electron scattering cross sections for carbon dioxide at low electron energies, Pramana-journal of physics, 50 (1998) 447
  20. P Rawat, K P Subramanian and Vijay Kumar, Total electron scattering cross sections for nitrous oxide at low electron energies, Pramana-journal of physics, 50 (1998) 45

 
In Conferences, Symposia etc. 

  1. A Dhyani, P Mandal, P S Rawat and B S Tewari,Electronic spectra of superconducting quantum dot junction: Role of electron and Cooper pair tunnelling,  64th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE SSPS 2019), Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan, December 18-22, 2019.
  2. Narayana Pisharody, Kanchan D Bahukhandi, Prashant S Rawat and R. K Elangovan. Analysis of industrial accidents in a public sector power company – causes and preventive measures, 2nd International Conference on Advances in the field of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment and Allied Sciences, UPES, Dehradun,16th and 17th Nov 2018.
  3. Kush Kumar Sharma, SohaibGhazali, Animesh Dalai, KeshavSaraswat, Surajit Mondal, Vindhya Devalla, Sudhir Joshi and Prashant S Rawat, Space debris reduction using eddy currents, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA),Aviation and Aeronautic Forum and Exposition,Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 25 – 29 June, 2018.
  4. Chirag Sedani, Kailash Pandey and Prashant S Rawat,A review on radionuclides production for therapeutic and diagnostic medical uses: current status and future prospects, 12thUttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, UCOST Dehradun, India.March 7- 9, 2018.
  5. Narayana Pisharody, Kanchan D Bahukhandi, Prashant S Rawat and R. K Elangovan,Accident Prevention and Control - An Overview of Literature, Abstracts of the National Conference on Agricultural Sustainability by Cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant (ASCMAP 2017), UPES, Dehradun, December 18, 2017.
  6. Kyung Sik Kang, Prashant Rawat, Kyung Seung Kim,Jae-hwan Lee, Tran TrungLuu, and Chang Hee Nam,Dissociative ionization studies of CO2 in intense femtosecond laser field using a velocity map imaging spectrometer, 7th Asia-Pacific Laser Symposium,Jeju Island, Korea, 11-15 May 2010.
  7. Kyung Sik Kang, Prashant Rawat, Kyung Seung Kim,Jae-hwan Lee, Tran TrungLuu, and Chang Hee Nam.Dissociative Ionization Studies of CO2 in Intense Femtosecond Laser Field Using a Velocity Map Imaging Spectrometer, of the Korean Physical Society Spring Meeting, Daejeon, Korea, 21-23 April 2010.
  8. Kyung Sik Kang, Prashant Rawat,Juyun Park, Jae-hwan Lee, and Chang Hee Nam,Dissociative ionization studies by short and intense laser fields, SOLS 2009, Daejeon, South Korea, November 2009.
  9. Prashant Rawat, Kyung Sik Kang, Juyun Park, Jae-hwan Lee, Luu Tran Trung, Chang Hee Nam,Intense field photo-ionization studies on carbon dioxide using a Velocity Map Imaging Spectrometer, The Optical Society of Korea 20th Anniversary Special Meeting 2009, Gwangju, South Korea, October 2009.
  10. Kyung Sik Kang, Prashant Rawat, Kyungtaec Kim, Juyun Park, Jae-hwan Lee and C-H Nam, Intense field photo-ionization studies of molecules with a Velocity Map Imaging spectrometer, Korean Physical Society spring meeting, Daejeon, South Korea, April 2009.
  11. Bhargavaram Ram, V. S. Prabhudesai, P. Rawat, G. Aravind and E. Krishnakumar.Velocity Map Imaging of Negative Ions from Dissociative Electron Attachment to Water.Proc. of XV International Symposium on electron-molecule collisions and swarms Reading, England, August 2007.
  12. Rawat, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, N. Bhargavram, M. A. Rahman and E. Krishnakumar.Dissociative electron attachment studies on water, methane and ammonia, Proc. of XXV International Conference on Photonic Electronic and Atomic  Collisions, Freiberg, Germany July 2007.
  13. Rawat, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, N. Bhargavram, M. A. Rahman and E. Krishnakumar, Dissociative Electron Attachment studies on water, methane and ammonia, National (Indian) Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Mumbai, India, January 2007.
  14. Bhargavram, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, P. Rawat, G. Aravind and E. Krishnakumar. Angular distribution of H ions from Dissociative Electron Attachment to water using velocity map imaging, National (Indian) Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Mumbai, India, January 2007.
  15. Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, N. Bhargavram, G. Aravind, Rawat and E. Krishnakumar. Studying site selective fragmentation of molecules using velocity map imaging (VMI), XVI National (Indian) Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Mumbai, India, January 2007.
  16. Rawat, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, N. Bhargavram, A. Rahman and E. Krishnakumar.Absolute cross sections for Dissociative Electron Attachment to water and methane, 7th Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics, IIT Chennai, December 2006.
  17. Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, N. Bhargavaram, G. Aravind, Rawat and E.Krishnakumar.Probing site selective fragmentation of molecules using Velocity Map Imaging (VMI) for hydroxyl group containing compounds, 7th Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics,IIT Chennai, December 2006.
  18. Bhargavaram, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, P. Rawat, and E. Krishnakumar.Velocity Map Imaging of H ions resulting from Dissociative electron attachment to H2O, 7th Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics,IIT Chennai, December 2006.
  19. Bhargavram, Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, G. Aravind, P. Rawat and E. Krishnakumar.Studying Dissociative Electron Attachment (DEA) to H2O using Velocity Map Imaging (VMI), Proc. of Discussion meeting on Mass spectrometry (India), Goa, India (2006).
  20. Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, N. Bhargavram, G. Aravind, Rawat and E. Krishnakumar.Probing site selective fragmentation of molecules using Velocity map imaging (VMI).Proc. of Discussion meeting on Mass spectrometry (India), Goa, India (2006).
  21. Vaibhav S. Prabhudesai, N. Bhargavram, G. Aravind, Rawat and E. Krishnakumar.Velocity map imaging of Hions from DEA to hydrogen containing molecules.Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics Topical Conference, Kolkata, India (2005).
  22. Iga, P. Rawat and I. P. Sanches.Cross sections for elastic electron ▬ C3H8 collisions.Proc. of International Symposium on Electron-Molecule Collisions and Swarms, Campinas, Brazil (2005).
  23. Rawat and I.Iga.Elastic electron scattering cross sections by propane at intermediate energies.Proc. of XV National (Indian) Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics,Ahmedabad, India (2004).
  24. Iga, M.T. Lee, P Rawat, L.M.Brescansin and L.E. Machado.Elastic and total cross sections for electron scattering by acetylene, Proc. of 8th European Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Rennes, France (2004).
  25. Iga, P Rawat, M. G. P. Homem, L. M. Brescansin and L. E. Machado, Cross sections for electron-hydrogen sulphide collisions, Proc. Of 23rd International Conference on Photonic Electronic and Atomic Collisions, Stockholm, Sweden (2003).
  26. P Rawat, I. Iga, and M. G. P. Homem.Elastic electron scattering by hydrogen sulphide in the intermediate energy range, Proc. Of XXV (Brazilian) National Conference of Condensed Matter Physics.Caxambu, Brazil (2002).
  27. P Rawat, K. P. Subramanian, and Vijay Kumar.Total electron scattering cross sections for carbon monoxide.Proc. of XII (Indian) National Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Udaipur, India (1999).

 

PhD Guidance

   1.Name: Prasanthi Kumari

Area of work: Microwave Communication: Antenna

Status: Degree granted

Role: Co-Supervisor

  1. Name: Alok Pandey

Area of work: Nuclear Safety: Radiation monitoring in industry

Status: Degree granted

Role: Supervisor

  1. Name: N. N. Pisharody

Area of work: Nuclear Safety; Industrial Accidents

Status: Synopsis cleared

Role: Co-Supervisor