Sujit Tandel
UGC Associate Professor

sujit tandel

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, University of Mumbai (1998)

  • M.Sc. in Physics, University of Mumbai (1994)

Positions:

  • UGC Associate Professor, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (2014 - )
  • Reader-F, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (2011- 2014)
  • Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory (2009-10)
  • Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell (2006-08)
  • Research Associate and Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell (2003-05)
  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Mumbai (1998-2002)

Research:

  • Heaviest nuclei (Z~100) accessible to spectroscopic studies
  • Exotic nuclear shapes and excitations at high angular momentum
  • Isomeric states in rare-earth and actinide nuclei
  • Nuclear model calculations of deformed rare-earth nuclei
  • Novel position-sensitive charged particle and gamma-ray detectors in nuclear physics
  • Nuclear measurements for medical diagnostic studies
  • Rotational and intrinsic excitations in medium-mass nuclei
  • Nuclei far from stability with recoil mass separator and gamma detector array

Selected Refereed Publications:

  • Configurations and decay hindrances of high-K states in 180Hf, S.K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, F. G. Kondev, R. V. F. Janssens, T. L. Khoo, M. P. Carpenter, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, A. Deacon, S. J. Freeman, N. J. Hammond, G. D. Jones, E. F. Moore, J. F. Smith, Physical Review C 94, 064304 (2016)
  • Isomers and oblate collectivity at high spin in neutron-rich Pt isotopes, S.K. Tandel, European Physical Journal Web of Conferences 107, 03005 (2016)
  • Population and decay of a K=8- two-quasineutron isomer in 244Pu,,S. S. Hota, S. K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, I. Ahmad, M. P. Carpenter, C. J. Chiara, J. P. Greene, C. R. Hoffman, E. G. Jackson, R. V. F. Janssens, B. P. Kay, T. L. Khoo, F. G. Kondev, S. Lakshmi, S. Lalkovski, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, E. A. McCutchan, K. Moran, D. Peterson, U. Shirwadkar, D. Seweryniak, I. Stefanescu, Y. Toh, S. Zhu, Physical Review C 94, 021303(R) (2016)
  • Observation of gamma-band based on two-quasiparticle configuration in 70Ge, M. Kumar Raju, P. V. Madhusudhana Rao, S. Muralithar, R. P. Singh, G. H. Bhat, J. A. Sheikh, S. K. Tandel, P. Sugathan, T. Seshi Reddy, B. V. Thirumala Rao, R. K. Bhowmik, Physical Review C 93, 034317 (2016)
  • Structure of 132Te : The two-particle and two-hole spectrum of 132Sn, S. Biswas, R. Palit, A. Navin, M. Rejmund, A. Bisoi, M. Saha Sarkar, S. Sarkar, S. Bhattacharyya, D. C. Biswas, M. Caamano, M. P. Carpenter, D. Choudhury, E. Clement, L. S. Danu, O. Delaune, F. Farget, G. de France, S. S. Hota, B. Jacquot, A. Lemasson, S. Mukhopadhyay, V. Nanal, R.G. Pillay, S. Saha, J. Sethi, Purnima Singh, P.C. Srivastava and S.K. Tandel, Physical Review C 93, 034324 (2016)
  • Isomers and oblate rotation in Pt isotopes: Delineating the limit for collectivity at high spins, S.K. Tandel, S.G. Wahid, P. Chowdhury, R.V. Janssens, M.P. Carpenter, T.L. Khoo, F.G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, Physics Letters B 750 (2015) 225
  • Rotation-aligned isomer and oblate collectivity in 196Pt, S.G. Wahid, S.K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, R.V. Janssens, M.P. Carpenter, T.L. Khoo, F.G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, Physical Review C 92 054323 (2015)
  • High spin spectroscopy and shape coexistence in 73As, M. Kumar Raju, P.V. Madhusudhana Rao, S.K. Tandel, P. Sugathan, R.P. Singh, S. Muralithar, T. Seshi Reddy, B.V. Thirumala Rao, Jie Meng, Shuangquan Zhang, Jian Li, Q.B. Chen, Bin Qi, R.K. Bhowmik, Physical Review C 92, 064234 (2015)
  • Spectroscopy of heavy fissionable nuclei, S.K. Tandel, Pramana - Journal of Physics 85, 385 (2015)
  • Transverse wobbling in 135Pr, J. T. Matta, U. Garg, W. Li, S. Frauendorf, A. D. Ayangeakaa, D. Patel, K. W. Schlax, R. Palit, S. Saha, J. Sethi, T. Trivedi, S. S. Ghugre, R. Raut, A. K. Sinha, R. V. F. Janssens, S. Zhu, M. P. Carpenter, T. Lauritsen, D. Seweryniak, C. J. Chiara, F. G. Kondev, D. J. Hartley, C. M. Petrache, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Vijaya Lakshmi, M. Kumar Raju, P. V. Madhusudhana Rao, S. K. Tandel, S. Ray, F. Donau, Physical Review Letters 114, 082501 (2015)
  • Role of neutrons in the coexistence of magnetic and antimagnetic rotation bands in 107Cd Deepika Choudhury, R. Palit, P. Singh, J. Sethi, S. Saha, S. Biswas, H. C. Jain, V. Nanal, R. G. Pillay, R. Donthi, S.K. Jadhav, B.S. Naidu, B. Maheshwari, A. K. Jain, S. C. Pancholi, R. P. Singh, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. C. Biswas, L. S. Danu, S. K. Tandel, L. Chaturvedi, K. Rojeeta Devi, Sukhjeet Singh, Physical Review C 91, 014318 (2015)
  • K isomers as probes of nuclear structure, S. K. Tandel, American Institute of Physics Conf. Proc. 1609, 157 (2014)
  • Coexisting shape- and high-K isomers in the shape transitional nucleus 188 Pt, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. C. Biswas, S. K. Tandel, L. S. Danu, B. N. Joshi, G. K. Prajapati, Somnath Nag, T. Trivedi, S. Saha, J. Sethi, R. Palit, P. K. Joshi, Physics Letters B 739, 462 (2014)
  • N = 151 Pu, Cm, and Cf nuclei under rotational stress: Role of higher-order deformations, S. S. Hota, P. Chowdhury, T. L. Khoo, M. P. Carpenter, R. V. F. Janssens, Y. Qiu, I. Ahmad, J. P. Greene, S. K. Tandel, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, P. F. Bertone, C. J. Chiara, A. Y. Deo, N. D’Olympia, S. Gros, C. J. Guess, T. Harrington, D. J. Hartley, G. Henning, C. R. Hoffman, E. G. Jackson, F. G. Kondev, S. Lakshmi, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, E. A. McCutchan, K. Moran, C. Nair, D. Peterson, U. Shirwadkar, I. Stefanescu, Physics Letters B 739, 13 (2014)
  • Evolution of octupole collectivity in 221Th, S. K. Tandel, M. Hemalatha, A.Y. Deo, S.B. Patel, R. Palit, T.  Trivedi, J. Sethi, S. Saha, D.C. Biswas, S. Mukhopadhyay, Physical Review C87, 034319 (2013)
  • Rotational structures and the wobbling mode in 167Ta, D. J. Hartley, R. V. F. Janssens, L. L. Riedinger, M. A. Riley, X. Wang, A. Aguilar, M. P. Carpenter, C. J. Chiara, P. Chowdhury, I. G. Darby, U. Garg, Q. A. Ijaz, F. G. Kondev, S. Lakshmi, T. Lauritsen, A. Ludington, W. C. Ma, E. A. McCutchan, S. Mukhopadhyay, R. Pifer, E. P. Seyfried, U. Shirwadkar, I. Stefanescu, S. K. Tandel, J. R. Vanhoy, S. Zhu and S. Frauendorf, Physical Review C 83, 064307 (2011)
  • Search for a 2-quasiparticle high-K isomer in 256Rf, A. P. Robinson, T. L. Khoo, D. Seweryniak, I. Ahmad, M. Asai, B. B. Back, M. P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, C. N. Davids, J. Greene, P. T. Greenlees, K. Hauschild,, A. Heinz, R.-D. Herzberg, R. V. F. Janssens, D. G. Jenkins, G. D. Jones, S. Ketelhut, F. G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, A. Lopez-Martens, P. Marley, E. McCutchan, P. Papadakis, D. Peterson, J. Qian, D. Rostron, U. Shirwadkar, I. Stefanescu, S. K. Tandel, X. Wang, and S. Zhu, Physical Review C 83, 064311 (2011)
  • Rotational bands in odd-A Cm and Cf isotopes: exploring the highest neutron orbitals, S. K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, S. Lakshmi, U. S. Tandel, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, S. Gros, R.V.F. Janssens, T.L. Khoo, F.G. Kondev, J.P. Greene, D.J. Hartley, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Peterson, A. Robinson, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, Physical Review C82, 041301(R) (2010)
  • Band crossings in 166Ta D. J. Hartley, R. V. F. Janssens, L. L. Riedinger, M. A. Riley, X. Wang, A. Aguilar, M. P. Carpenter, C. J. Chiara, P. Chowdhury, I. G. Darby, U. Garg, Q. A. Ijaz, F. G. Kondev, S. Lakshmi, T. Lauritsen, W. C. Ma, E. A. McCutchan, S. Mukhopadhyay, E. P. Seyfried, U. Shirwadkar, I. Stefanescu, S. K. Tandel, J. R. Vanhoy, and S. Zhu, Physical Review C 82, 057302 (2010)
  • Multi-quasiparticle structures up to spin ~ 44 in the odd-odd nucleus 168Ta, X. Wang, D. J. Hartley, M. A. Riley, L. L. Riedinger, A. Aguilar, M. P. Carpenter, C. J. Chiara, P. Chowdhury, I. Darby, U. Garg, Q. Ijaz, R. V. F. Janssens, F. G. Kondev, S. Lakshmi, T. Lauritsen, W. C. Ma, E. A. McCutchan, S. Mukhopadhyay, E. P. Seyfried, I. Stefanescu, S. K. Tandel, U. S. Tandel, C. Teal, J. R. Vanhoy, and S. Zhu, Physical Review C 82, 034315 (2010)
  • Alignments, additivity, and signature inversion in odd-odd 170Ta: A comprehensive high-spin study, A. Aguilar, D. J. Hartley, M. A. Riley, C. Teal, M. P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, M. Danchev, M. K. Djongolov, G. B. Hagemann, A. A. Hecht, R. V. F. Janssens, F. G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, W. C. Ma, W. H. Mohr, E. F. Moore, S. W. Ødegärd, L. L. Riedinger, G. Sletten, S.K.Tandel, J. R. Vanhoy, X. Wang, and S. Zhu, Physical Review C 81, 064317 (2010)
  • Wobbling mode in 167Ta, D. J. Hartley, R. V. F. Janssens, L. L. Riedinger, M. A. Riley, A. Aguilar, M. P. Carpenter, C. J. Chiara, P. Chowdhury, I. G. Darby, U. Garg, Q. A. Ijaz, F. G. KondevS. LakshmiT. Lauritsen A. Ludington, W. C. Ma, E. A. McCutchan, S. Mukhopadhyay, R. Pifer, E. P. Seyfried, I. Stefanescu,S. K. Tandel, U. Tandel, J. R. Vanhoy, X. Wang, I. Hamamoto, and S. Frauendorf, Physical Review C 80, 041304(R) (2009)
  • Multi-quasiparticle isomers in 174Lu, F. G. Kondev, G. D. Dracoulis, G. J. Lane, I. Ahmad, A. P. Byrne, M. P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, R. V. F. Janssens, T. Kibédi, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, S. K. Tandel, and S. Zhu, Physical Review C 80, 014304 (2009)
  • Search for strongly deformed structures and observation of multiple nucleon alignments in 174W, S. K. Tandel, A.J. Knox, C. Parnell-Lampen, U.S. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, M.P. Carpenter, R.V.F. Janssens, T.L. Khoo, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, X. Wang, S. Zhu, D.J. Hartley, Jing-ye Zhang, Physical Review C 77, 024313 (2008)
  • Collective oblate rotation at high spins in neutron-rich 180Hf, U. S. Tandel, S. K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, S. Sheppard, D. Cline, C. Y. Wu, M.P. Carpenter, R.V.F. Janssens, T.L. Khoo, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, S. Zhu, Physical Review Letters 101, 182503 (2008)
  • Kpi=8- isomers and Kpi=2- octupole vibrations in N=150 shell-stabilized isotones, A.P. Robinson, T.L.Khoo, I. Ahmad, S. K. Tandel, F.G. Kondev, T. Nakatsukasa, D. Seweryniak, M. Asai, B.B. Back, M.P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, C.N. Davids, S. Eeckhaudt, J.P. Greene, P.T. Greenlees, S. Gros, A. Heinz, R.-D. Herzberg, R.V.F. Janssens, G.D. Jones, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Peterson, J. Qian, U.S. Tandel, X. Wang, S. Zhu, Physical Review C 78, 034308 (2008)
  • High-K structure in 250 Fm and the deformed shell gaps at N=152 and Z=100, P.T. Greenlees, R.-D. Herzberg, S. Ketelhut, P.A. Butler, P. Chowdhury, T. Grahn, C. Gray-Jones, G.D. Jones, P. Jones, R. Julin, S. Juutinen, T.-L. Khoo, M. Leino, S. Moon, M. Nyman, J. Pakarinen, P. Rahkila, D. Rostron, J. Saren, C. Scholey, J. Sorri, S. K. Tandel, J. Uusitalo, and M. Venhart, Physical Review C 78, 021303(R) (2008)
  • Collective rotation and vibration in neutron-rich 180,182Hf nuclei, E. Ngijoi-Yogo, S. K. Tandel, G. Mukherjee, I. Shestakova, P. Chowdhury, C.Y. Wu, D. Cline, A.B. Hayes, R. Teng, R.M. Clark, P. Fallon, A.O. Macchiavelli, K. Vetter, F.G. Kondev, S. Langdown, P.M. Walker, C. Wheldon, D.M. Cullen, Physical Review 75, 034305 (2007)
  • K-isomers in 254No: probing single particle energies and pairing strengths in the heaviest nuclei, S. K. Tandel, T.L. Khoo, D. Seweryniak, G. Mukherjee, I. Ahmad, B. Back, R. Blinstrup, M.P. Carpenter, J.Chapman, P. Chowdhury, C.N. Davids, A.A. Hecht, A. Heinz, P. Ikin, R.V.F. Janssens, F.G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, E.F. Moore, D. Peterson, P. Reiter, U.S. Tandel, X. Wang, S. Zhu, Physical Review Letters 97, 082502 (2006)
  • Multiple band structures in 169Ta, D.J. Hartley, W.H. Mohr, J.R. Vanhoy, M.A. Riley, A. Aguilar, C. Teal, R.V.F. Janssens, M.P. Carpenter, A.A. Hecht, T. Lauritsen, E.F. Moore, S. Zhu, F.G. Kondev, M.K. Djongolov, M. Danchev, L.L. Riedinger, G.B. Hagemann, G. Sletten, P. Chowdhury, S.K. Tandel, W.C. Ma, S.W. Odegard, Physical Review C 74, 054314 (2006)
  • Decay modes of 250No, D. Peterson, B.B. Back, R.V.F. Janssens, T.L. Khoo, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, C.N. Davids, A.A. Hecht, C.L. Jiang, T. Lauritsen, X. Wang, S. Zhu, F.G. Kondev, A. Heinz, J. Qian, R. Winkler, P. Chowdhury, S.K. Tandel, U.S. Tandel, Physical Review C 74, 014316 (2006)
  • Anomalous Isomeric Decays in 174Lu as a Probe of K mixing and Interactions in Deformed Nuclei, G.D. Dracoulis, F.G. Kondev, G.J. Lane, A.P. Byrne, T.R. McGoram, T. Kibedi, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, R.V.F. Janssens, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak, P. Chowdhury, S. K. Tandel, Physical Review Letters97, 122501 (2006)
  • Systematics of the shears mechanism in silver isotopes, A.Y. Deo, S.B. Patel, S. K. Tandel, S. Muralithar, R.P. Singh, R. Kumar, R.K. Bhowmik, S.S. Ghugre, A.K. Singh, V. Kumar, Amita, Physical Review C 73, 034313 (2006)
  • Observation of states beyond band termination in 156,157,158 Er and strongly deformed structures in 173,174,175Hf, M.A. Riley, M.K. Djongolov, A.O. Evans, D.J. Hartley, R.V.F. Janssens, E.S. Paul, A. Pipidis, J. Simpson, A.A. Aguilar, D.E. Appelbe, C.R. Bingham, D.B. Campbell, M.P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, P.T.W. Choy, R.M. Clark, M. Cromaz, M. Cromaz, D.M. Cullen, M. Danchev, G.D. Dracoulis, P. Fallon, A. Gorgen, G.B. Hagemann, D.T. Joss, J. Goon, R.A. Kaye, T.L. Khoo, F.G. Kondev, R.W. Laird, K. Lagergren, T. Lauritsen, A.O. Macchiavelli, B. McClain, E.F. Moore, G. Mukherjee, E. Ngijoi-Yogo, P.J. Nolan, H.I. Park, L.L. Riedinger, G. Sletten, S.K. Tandel, P.M. Walker, D. Ward, I. Ragnarsson, F. Saric, Jing-ye Zhang, Physica Scripta T125 (2006) 123
  • High-K isomers and rotational structures in 174W, S. K. Tandel, P. Chowdhury, E.H. Seabury, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, S.M. Fischer, R.V.F. Janssens, T.L. Khoo, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, D. Seweryniak,Y.R. Shimizu, Physical Review C 73, 044306 (2006)
  • Detailed high-spin spectroscopy and the search for the wobbling mode in 171Ta, D.J. Hartley, W.H. Mohr, J.R. Vanhoy, M.A. Riley, A. Aguilar, C. Teal, R.V.F. Janssens, M.P. Carpenter, A.A. Hecht, T. Lauritsen, E.F. Moore, S. Zhu, F.G. Kondev, M.K. Djongolov, M. Danchev, L.L. Riedinger, G.B. Hagemann, G. Sletten, P. Chowdhury, S.K. Tandel, W.C. Ma, S.W. Odegard, Physical Review C 72, 064325 (2005)
  • Wobbling excitations in strongly deformed Hf nuclei?, D.J. Hartley, M.K. Djongolov, L.L. Riedinger, G.B. Hagemann, R.V.F. Janssens, F.G. Kondev, E.F. Moore, M.A. Riley, A. Aguilar, C.R. Bingham, D.B. Campbell, M.P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, M. Cromaz, D.M. Cullen, M. Danchev, G.D. Dracoulis, P. Fallon, J. Goon, R.A. Kaye, T.L. Khoo, R.W. Laird, T. Lauritsen, A.O. Macchiavelli, B. McClain, G. Mukherjee, E. Ngijoi-Yogo, H.I. Park, G. Sletten, S.K. Tandel, P.M. Walker, J.-Y. Zhang, Physics Letters B 608, 31 (2005)
  • Structure of two-, four-, and six-quasiparticle isomers in 174Yb and K-forbidden decays, G.D. Dracoulis, G.J. Lane, F.G. Kondev, A.P. Byrne, T. Kibedi, H. Watanabe, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, S.J. Freeman, R.V.F. Janssens, N.J. Hammond, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, G. Mukherjee, D. Seweryniak, P. Chowdhury, S.K. Tandel, Physical Review C 71, 044326 (2005)
  • Lifetime measurements in 112Sb, A.Y. Deo, S. K. Tandel, S.B. Patel, P.V. Madhusudhana Rao, S. Muralithar, R.P. Singh, R. Kumar, R.K. Bhowmik, Amita, Physical Review C 71, 017303 (2005)
  • Identification of yrast high-K isomers in 177Lu and characterization of 177mLu, G.D. Dracoulis, F.G. Kondev, G.J. Lane, A.P. Byrne, T. Kibedi, I. Ahmad, M.P. Carpenter, S.J. Freeman, R.V.F. Janssens, N.J. Hammond, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, G. Mukherjee, D. Seweryniak, P. Chowdhury, S. K. Tandel, R. Gramer, Physics Letters B 584, 22 (2004)
  • K-Mixing and fast decay of a even-quasiparticle isomer in 179Ta, F.G. Kondev, G.D. Dracoulis, G.J. Lane, I. Ahmad, A.P. Byrne, M.P. Carpenter, P. Chowdhury, S.J. Freeman, N.J. Hammond, R.V.F. Janssens, T. Kibedi, T. Lauritsen, C.J. Lister, G. Mukherjee, D. Seweryniak, S.K. Tandel, European Physical Journal A 22, 23 (2004)
  • Rotational bands and non-collective structures in 85Zr, S. K. Tandel, S.R. Kore, S.B. Patel, S.Muralithar, R.P. Singh and R.K. Bhowmik, Physical Review C 65, 054307 (2002)
  • Spectroscopy of the neutron deficient 107In S. K. Tandel, S.B. Patel, P. Joshi, G. Mukherjee, R.P. Singh, S. Muralithar, P. Das and R.K. Bhowmik, Physical Review C 58, 3738 (1998)
  • Alignments and new band structures in the doubly odd nucleus 80Rb, S. K. Tandel, S.B. Patel, R.K.Bhowmik, A.K. Sinha, S.Muralithar and N. Madhavan, Nuclear Physics A 632 (1998) 3
  • Identification of Delta-nu=2 identical bands in the nuclei 78Kr and 80Rb, S. K. Tandel, S.B. Patel, R.K. Bhowmik, A.K. Sinha, S.Muralithar and N. Madhavan, Physical Review C 56, R2358 (1997)
  • High spin spectroscopy of 100Pd, S.K. Tandel, S.B. Patel, Pragya Das, R.P. Singh and R.K. Bhowmik, Zeitschrift fur Physik A 357, 3 (1997)

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