Faculty Department

Dr. Sabitha Mohan

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale (DOJ - 02.02.2015, Regular)


B.Sc. (Physics), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

M.Sc. (Physics), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Ph.D. (Physics) International Max-Planck Research School-Halle Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Researcher, Department of Physics Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany         

JRF, IIT Guwahati, Assam 


Area of Specialization:

 Nonlinear optics, Ultrafast laser Physics, Plasmonics and Optical waveguides


Awards and Achievements:



International Journals:

Sabitha Mohan, Heinrich Graener, and Gerhard Seifert, “Directional selective optical limiting of femtosecond pulses in simple transparent two-layer systems”, Optics Letters, 37, 4116 (2012), Impact Factor: 3.040, Cited: 3 times

Sabitha Mohan, Jens Lange, Heinrich Graener, and Gerhard Seifert, “Surface plasmon assisted optical nonlinearities of uniformly oriented metal nano-ellipsoids in glass”, Optics Express, 20, 28655(2012), Impact Factor: 3.448, Cited: 16 times.  
Sabitha Mohan and Gin Jose, 2007, ”Stability of Core-Shell nanoparticles formed in dielectric media”, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 253107(2007), Impact Factor: 3.142, Cited: 6 times.
G. Medhi, P.Nandi, S.Mohan, and G.Jose, 2007, ”Silver Nanocluster Formation in Silicate Glass by Single Step Ion-exchange”, Material Letters, 61, 2259(2007), Impact Factor: 2.437, Cited: 14 times.
Publication submitted:
Sabitha Mohan, V. Petrov and Morten Bache “Polarization dependent nonlinear optical properties of CdGa2S4  nonlinear crystals”.
Sabitha Mohan, Ahmet Akin Unal, Heinrich Graener and Gerhard Seifert,  “ Spectral dependence of third order optical nonlinearities of nanocomposites”.
Sabitha Mohan, Heinrich Graener and Gerhard Seifert, “ Nonlinear absorption mechanism in metallic-nanoellipsoids”.
Papers/Abstract published in Conferences Proceeding: 
S. Mohan, H. Graener, M. Bache and G. Seifert, 2013, ”Directional Selective Nonlinear Transmission of Femtosecond Pulses in Glass-Metal Nanocomposites,” CLEO EUROPE-IQEC,Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe-the International Quantum Electronics, Munich, Germany, CD-P.39, (May 2013).
S. Mohan and G. Seifert, “Polarization controlled switching of optical nonlinearity in nanocomposite glass,” Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) Spring Meeting, Dresden, Germany, D. F 6.5 (March 2011).
S. Mohan, U. Skrzypczak and H. Graener, ''Anisotropic optical nonlinearities of glass metal nanocomposites,” CLEO Europe-EQEC-Lasers and Electro-Optics 2009 and the European Quantum Electronics Conference-Munich, Germany, 10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2009.5196521 (June 2009).
S. Mohan, H. Graener and G. Seifert, “Surface plasmon assisted optical nonlinearities of metal nanoellipsoids in glass,” Emerging trends and novel materials in photonics, European Physical Society, Delphi, Greece (October 2009).
H. Graener, G. Seifert, A. A Unal, A. Stalmashnok and S. Mohan, “Tailoring of plasmonic structures for linear and nonlinear optical application,” Asia Optical Fiber Communication and Optoelectronic Exposition and Conference, Optical Society of America, Paper id: SuF5 (October 2008).
S. Mohan and H. Graener, “Nonlinear Optical properties of metal nanocomposites,” International Conference of Fiber Optics and Photonics, Photonics 2008, Delhi, India (December 2008).
S. Mohan, J. Lange and H. Graener “Nonlinear optical properties of metal nanoparticles in glass,” Advances in Science and Technology of Nanostructures, Halle(Saale), Germany, EL.14 (June 2008).
S. Mohan, P. Nandhi and G. Jose, 2005, “Fabrication and Characterization of silver nanocluster embedded planar waveguides in glass,” International Conference on Optoelectronics and Lasers (ICOL-2005), Dehradun India, PP-FIO-33 (December 2005).
P. Nandi, S. Mohan, G. Medhi and G. jose, 2005, “Nanocluster Formation in Silicate Glass by Single Step Ion-Exchange,” International Seminar on Optoelectronic Materials and Thin Films for Advanced Technology, OMTAT-2005, Cochin, India (October 2005).
P. Nandi, S. Mohan, and G. Jose, “Spectroscopic properties of erbium doped phosphotellurite glasses,” International Conference on Optoelectronics and Lasers (ICOL-2005), Dehradun India, PPOMSD-104 (October 2005).