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Dr. Chhanda Samanta

Virginia Military Institute, USA

Associate Professor


E-mail: samantac@vmi.edu


Qualifications

1981 Ph.D., University of Maryland, USA, Experimental Nuclear Physics

1971 M.Sc., University of Calcutta, India, Nuclear Physics Special

1969 B.Sc., University of Calcutta, India, Honors in Physics


Publications (Selected)

  1. C. Samanta with H. Sugimura et al., “Search for 6-pH hypernucleus by the 6Li(p−, K+) reaction at pL = 1.2 GeV/c”, Phys. Lett. B 729(2014) 39
  2. C. Samanta with T. Gogami et al, Electroproduction of K+ at JLab Hall-C, Few Body SystL. 54 (2013) 1227
  3. C. Samanta with S.N. Nakamura et al., “Spectroscopic investigation of Λ hypernuclei in the wide mass region using the (e,e’K+) reaction”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 312 (2011) 092047
  4. C. Samanta, "Generalised mass formula for non-strange, strange and multiply- strange nuclear systems", Jour. Phys. G 37 (2010) 075104
  5. P. Roy Chowdhury, C. Samanta and D.N. Basu, "Charged and neutral hyperonic effects on the driplines", Rom. Rep. Phys 62 (2010) 65
  6. C. Samanta, "Alpha decay chains from superheavy nuclei", Prog. in Part. & Nucl. Phys.62, 344 (2009)
  7. P. Roy Chowdhury, D.N. Basu, C. Samanta, "Isospin dependent properties of asymmetric nuclear matter", Phys. Rev. C. 80, 011305(R) (2009)
  8. D.N. Basu, P. Roy Chowdhury and C. Samanta, “Nuclear equation of state at high baryonic density and compact star constraints", Nucl. Phys. A 811, 140 (2008)
  9. C. Samanta, P. Roy Chowdhury and D. N. Basu, "Lambda hyperonic effect on the normal driplines", Jour. Phys. G 35 (2008) 065101
  10. P. Roy Chowdhury, C. Samanta and D. N. Basu, "Search for long lived heaviest nuclei beyond the valley of stability", Phy. Rev. C 77, 044603 (2008)
  11. P. Roy Chowdhury, C. Samanta and D. N. Basu, "Nuclear lifetimes for alpha radioactivity of elements with 100 < Z < 130 ", Nuclear Data and Atomic Data Tables 94 (2008) 781-806 ,
  12. C. Samanta, D. N. Basu, P. Roy Chowdhury, "Quantum tunneling in 277112 and its alpha-decay chain", Jour. Phys. Soc. Japan 76, 124201 (2007)
  13. P. Roy Chowdhury, D. N. Basu and C. Samanta, "Alpha Decay chains from element 113", Phy. Rev. C 75, 047306 (2007)
  14. C. Samanta, P. Roy Chowdhury and D. N. Basu, "Predictions of Alpha Decay Half lives of Heavy and Superheavy Elements", Nucl. Phys. A 789, 142 (2007)
  15. S. Adhikari, C. Basu, C. Samanta, S. S. Brahmachari, B. P. Das, and P. Basu, "Performance of an axial gas ionization detector", IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Sciences, 53 (2006) 2270
  16. S. Adhikari, C. Samanta, C. Basu, B. J. Roy, S. Ray, A. Srivastava, K. Ramachandran, V. Tripathi, K. Mahata, V. Jha, P. Sukla, S. Rathi, M. Biswas, P. Roychowdhury, A. Chatterjee, and S. Kailas, "Reaction mechanisms with loosely bound nuclei 7Li +6Li at forward angles in the incident energy region 14-20 MeV", Phys. Rev. C 74 (2006) 024602
  17. C. Samanta, P. Roy Chowdhury and D. N. Basu, "Generalized mass formula for non-strange and hyper nuclei with SU(6) symmetry breaking", Jour. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 32, (2006) 363
  18. P. Roy Chowdhury, C. Samanta and D. N. Basu, "Alpha decay half-lives of new superheavy elements ", Phys. Rev C 73 (2006) 014612
  19. D. N. Basu, P. Roy Chowdhury, and C. Samanta, "Folding model analysis of proton radioactivity of spherical proton emitters ", Phys. Rev. C 72, (2005) 051601 (R)
  20. C. Samanta, P. Roy Chowdhury and D. N. Basu, "Modified Bethe-Weizsacker Mass Formula with Isotonic Shift, New Driplines and Hypernuclei ", AIP Conf.Proc.802 (2005) 142-145
  21. P. Roy Chowdhury, C. Samanta, D. N. Basu, "Modified Bethe-Weizsacker mass formula with isotonic shift and new drip lines ", Modern Physics Letters A21 (2005) 1605
  22. C. Samanta, S. Adhikari, ”Shell effect in Pb isotopes near the proton drip line", Nucl. Phys. A 738 (2004) 491
  23. R. Kanungo, M. Chiba, N. Iwasa, S. Nishimura, A. Ozawa, C. Samanta, T. Suda, T. Suzuki,Y. Yamaguchi, T. Zheng and, I. Tanihata, "Reply to Comment on Experimental evidence of core modification in near drip-line nucleus 23O", Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 (2003) 159201
  24. R. Kanungo, M. Chiba, N. Iwasa, S. Nishimura, A. Ozawa, C. Samanta, T. Suda, T. Suzuki, Y. Yamaguchi, T. Zheng and, I. Tanihata, "Experimental evidence of core modification in near drip-line nucleus 23O", Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 (2002) 142502
  25. C. Samanta and S. Adhikari, ”Extension of Bethe-Weizsacker mass formula to light nuclei and some new shell closures", Phys. Rev. C 65 (2002) 037301


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