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Charu Lata Dube Profile

Assistant Professor

School of Nano Sciences

Qualifications


  • Ph. D. in Physics M.Sc. (Physics), M.Tech. (Materials Science).

Areas of Interests/Specialization


  • Growth of magnetic nanoparticles.
  • Radioactive waste immobilization.
  • Ion beam irradiation on materials.
  • Development of fusion materials for plasma facing components.
  • Microwave Processing of Materials.

Experience


  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Sheffield, UK.
  • Visiting Scientist: ITER India, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Visiting Scientist: Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow: Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, India.
  • Expert faculty: Nanotechnology Education and Research Centre (NERC), Instrumentation & Control Engineering Department, Government Engineering College, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Project Scientist: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2010.

Awards & Honours


  • Best poster award in Open House competition, IIT Delhi-2009
  • Highest CGPA award for 2005 P.G. batch in Kailash hostel, IIT Delhi-2005
  • Rank holder in M. Tech. (SSM) Dept. of Physics, IIT Delhi-2005
  • National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR, Govt. of India-2004.
  • Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) conducted by DAE, Govt. of India-2003.
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), conducted by MHRD, Govt. of India-2003.
  • Awarded for highest marks (B.Sc.) in all streams in district by Rotary club-1998.
  • Sherwani award for 1st Rank in Science stream in 12th (Intermediate Exam)-1994.

Best Peer Reviewed Publications


  • Charu Lata Dube, Martin C. Stennett, Amy S. Gandy, Neil C. Hyatt, "Simulation of alpha decay of actinides in iron phosphate glasses by ion irradiation", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 371 424-428 (2016).
  • Charu Lata Dube, Pawan Kumar Kulriya, Yashashri Patil, Shailesh Kanpara, Mayur Mehta, S. S. Khirwadkar, "Positron annihilation lifetime measurement and X-ray analysis on 120 MeV Au+7 irradiated polycrystalline tungsten", J Nucl. Mater, 467 (1) 406 (2015).
  • Charu Lata Dube, S.C. Kashyap, D. C. Dube and D. K. Agarwal, "Rapid Alloying of Tetrahedral Semiconductors in Microwave H field by induced Dipolar losses and magnetic reorientation", J. Alloys and Compounds, 571 75 (2013).
  • Charu Lata Dube, S. C. Kashyap, D. C. Dube and D. K. Agarwal, "Growth of Si0.75Ge0.25 alloy nanowires in a separated H-field by Microwave Processing", Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 213107 (2009).
  • Charu Lata Dube, S. C. Kashyap, D.C. Dube and D.K. Agarwal, "Room temperature photoluminescence and dc resistivity of Si0.95Ge0.05 alloy nanowires grown in microwave H-field", J. Alloys and Compounds, 488 (1), 328 ( 2009).

Reccent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books


  • Joseph Kitheri, Stennett Martin C., Hyatt Neil C., Asuvathraman R., Dube Charu L., Gandy Amy S., Kutty K.V.Govindan, Jolley Kenny, Rao P.R.Vasudeva, Smith Roger, "Iron phosphate glasses: Bulk properties and atomic scale structure", Journal of Nuclear Materials, 494, Pages 342-353 (2017).
  • Charu Lata Dube, Martin C. Stennett, Amy S. Gandy, Neil C. Hyatt, "Simulation of alpha decay of actinides in iron phosphate glasses by ion irradiation", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 371 424-428 (2016).
  • Charu Lata Dube, Subhash C. Kashyap, D. C. Dube, "Growth mechanism of SiGe alloy nanowires synthesised in H-mode cylindrical cavity resonator",Materials Discovery 2 44-49 (2015).
  • Charu Lata Dube, Pawan Kumar Kulriya, Yashashri Patil, Shailesh Kanpara, Mayur Mehta, S. S. Khirwadkar, "Positron annihilation lifetime measurement and X-ray analysis on 120 MeV Au+7 irradiated polycrystalline tungsten", J Nucl. Mater, 467 (1) 406 (2015).
  • Charu Lata Dube, Yashashri Patil, Shailesh Kanpara, Sameer S. Khirwadkar, Subhash C. Kashyap, "Microwave Synthesis and Mechanical Characterization of Functionally Graded Material for Applications in Fusion Devices", Bull. Mat. Sci., 37(7) 1607, (2014).

International Collaboation/Consultancy


  • Radiation damage study in iron phosphate glasses and zirconolite glass-ceramics, HZDR Germany.
  • Simulation of alpha damage in iron phosphate glasses, CEA, France.
  • Simulation of radiation damage caused by decay of 239Pu in nuclear waste glasses, IUAC Delhi, India.
  • To investigate Fe L edge before and after ion irradiation in IPG glass, RRCAT Indore, India.
  • Nanoindentation and Cross-sectional TEM study on irradiated tungsten samples, Institute for Plasma Research Gandhinagar, India.
  • Positron Annihilation life time spectroscopic studies on irradiated glass samples, BARC Mumbai, India

Patents (If any)


  • Not Available