Amit Chakrabarti

Amit Chakrabarti Professor & Director of Physics Major Program
326 Cardwell Hall
(785) 532-1625
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Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1987
M.Sc. University of Calcutta, India, 1982

Research Area

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Amit Chakrabarti is a theoretical physicist with interests in soft matter and statistical physics.

He previously worked on diverse soft-matter systems ranging from liquid mixtures, polymers, liquid crystals, aerosols, colloids, nanoparticles, andself-assembly of proteins.

Recent Selected Publications

Sorensen, Christopher & Heinson, Yuli & Heinson, William & Maughan, Justin & Chakrabarti, Amit. (2017). Q-Space Analysis of the Light Scattering Phase Function of Particles with Any Shape. Atmosphere. 8. 68. 10.3390/atmos8040068. [link]

Powell, Jeffrey & Schwieters, Rita & Bayliff, Kyle & Herman, Emily & Hotvedt, Nels & Changstrom, Jessica & Chakrabarti, Amit & Sorensen, Christopher. (2016). Temperature Dependent Solubility of Gold Nanoparticle Suspension/Solutions. RSC Adv.. 6. 10.1039/C6RA15822F. [link]

Mulholland, George & Zhou, Lei & Zachariah, Michael & Heinson, William & Chakrabarti, Amit & Sorensen, Christopher. (2013). Light Scattering Shape Diagnostics for Nano-Agglomerates. Aerosol Science and Technology. 47. 10.1080/02786826.2013.767435. [link]

Khan, Siddique & Weaver, Larry & Sorensen, Christopher & Chakrabarti, Amit. (2012). Nucleation in Short-Range Attractive Colloids: Ordering and Symmetry of Clusters. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. 28. 10.1021/la303894s. [link]

Lohman, Brandon & Powell, Jeffrey & Cingarapu, Sreeram & Aakeroy, Christer & Chakrabarti, Amit & Klabunde, Kenneth & Law, Bruce & Sorensen, Christopher. (2012). Solubility of gold nanoparticles as a function of ligand shell and alkane solvent. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP. 14. 6509-13. 10.1039/c2cp40645d. [link]