Ph.D., Cornell University (2006)
M. Sc, IIT Mumbai (2000)
B. Sc, Presidency College (1998)
Post-doc, Physics Department, MIT, Cambridge, 2006-2008
Post-doc, Center for Nano-scale Systems, Cornell University, Ithaca, 2008-2010
Visiting Reader, S. N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, 2011
Reader, S. N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, 2011 -
Important awards and fellowship of academies:
Fellow, Physics Department, MIT, 2006-8
Cornell University Fellow, 2000-2001
B. Gandhi Award, IIT Mumbai, 2000
Institute Silver Medal, IIT Mumbai, 2000
Main area of work
Nano photonics: Low-temperature optical microscopy, Quantum dots, Optically gated single molecule transistors, Exotic optical fibers
Quantum optics: Single photon source, Quantum entanglement, Ultra-fast measurement of higher order photonic correlations
Atomic physics: Atoms and molecules under confined geometries
Instrumentation: Phase-loked Loops, Digital Feedback, Frequency narrowed diode lasers, Fiber lasers and amplifiers
Significant recent publications:
"Heralded Single-Magnon Quantum Memory for Photon PolarizationStates" - HarukaTanji, Saikat Ghosh, Jon Simon, and Vladan Vuletic, Phys. Rev. Lett., 103,043601,2009. Editor’s suggestion, accompanying Viewpoint in Physics.
"Simplified measurement of the Bell parameter within quantum mechanics" - HarukaTanji, Jon Simon, Saikat Ghosh, and Vladan Vuletic, arXiv:0801.4549v1 [quant-ph],2008.
Single-photon bus between spin-wave quantum memories" - Jon Simon,Haruka Tanji, Saikat Ghosh, and Vladan Vuletic, Nature Physics 3, 765, 2007.
"Low-light-level optical interactions with rubidium vapor in aphotonic band-gap fiber" - Saikat Ghosh, Amar R. Bhagwat, Chris K. Renshaw, Shireen Goh, Alex L. Gaeta, and BrianJ. Kirby, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 023603 (2006).
"Resonant optical interactions with molecules confined in photonicband-gap fibers" - Saikat Ghosh, Jay E. Sharping, Demitre G. Ouzounov, and Alex L. Gaeta, Phys. Rev. Lett.94, 093902 (2005).