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Dr. Udai Bhan Singh

Asst. Professor, Department of Physics
1 B.Sc.Physics, Mathematics, ChemistryUniversity of Allahabad (Ewing Christian College), Prayagraj2005
2 MScPhysics (Electronics)Department of Physics, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj2007
3 JRFPhysical SciencesCouncil of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)2008
4 PhDSynthesis of noble metal nanostructures by ion beam irradiationJawaharlal Nehru University (Inter-University Accelerator Centre), New Delhi2014
  • Ion induced modifications in materials
  • Plasmonics
  • Surface enhanced Raman Scattering
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 Project AssistantInter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi01/01/2014 24/04/2014 3 Months
2 Research AssociateMaterials Science Group, Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi25/04/2014 24/04/2016 2 Years 0 Months
3 Research AssociateDepartment of Physics (Nanostech Laboratory), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi25/04/2016 25/07/2016 3 Months
4 National Postdoctoral FellowDepartment of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi26/07/2016 02/07/2018 2 Years 0 Months
5 Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Physics, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur02/07/2018 01/12/2022 (Till) 4 Years 5 Months


UG Experience: 4 Year(s)
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mathematical Physics

PG Experience: 3 Year(s)
  • Solid State Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Numerical Analysis and Programming


Total Research Experience:
  • Ion induced modifications in materials
  • Plasmonics
  • Surface enhanced Raman Scattering
1 The role of ion irradiation in activating silent Raman modes via tuning in plasmonic behaviour and surface disorder of Au/ZnO/Pt NFG system, Udai B. Singh, Subodh K. Gautam, Sunil Kumar, S. Ojha, Santanu Ghosh and Fouran Singh, Europhysics Letters, (2017), 119, 66002 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/119/66002 (Impact factor: 1.834)
2 Nanostructuring and wettability of ion treated Au thin films, Udai B. Singh, Ram Pratap Yadav, Raj Kumar, S. Ojha, A. K. Mittal, Santanu Ghosh and Fouran Singh Journal of Applied Physics., (2017), 122, 185303 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4995542 (Impact factor: 2.193)
3 SHI Induced surface re-organization of non-amorphisable nanodimensional Fluoride Thin Films, Manvendra Kumar, Ratnesh K. Pandey, Parasmani Rajput, Saif A. Khan, Udai B. Singh, D. K. Avasthi, Avinash C. Pandey, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., (2017), 19, 23229-23238 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CP01431G (Impact factor: 3.906)
4 Role of temperature in the radiation stability of yttria stabilized zirconia under swift heavy ions irradiation: A study from the perspective of nuclear reactor applications, P. Kalita, S. Ghosh, G. Sattonnay, Udai B. Singh , V. Grover , Rakesh Shukla , S. Amirthapandian , R. C. Meena , A. K. Tyagi , D. K. Avasthi Journal of Applied Physics, (2017), 122, 025902 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4993177 (Impact factor: 2.193)
5 Large electronic sputtering yield of nanodimensional Au thin films: Dominant role of thermal conductivity and electron phonon coupling factor, Udai B. Singh, Compesh Pannu, Dinesh C. Agarwal, Sunil Ojha, Saif A. Khan, Santanu Ghosh and Devesh K. Avasthi, Journal of Applied Physics., (2017), 121, 095308. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4977845 (Impact factor: 2.193)
6 Ion beam induced optical and surface modification in plasmonic nanostructures, Udai B. Singh, Subodh K. Gautam, Sunil Kumar, Sonu Hooda, Sunil Ojha and Fouran Singh, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B., (2016), 379, 42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2016.04.005 (Impact factor: 1.323)
7 Phase decomposition of AuFe alloy nanoparticles embedded in silica matrix under swift heavy ion irradiation, Compesh Pannu, Manju Bala, Udai B Singh, S. K. Srivastava, D Kabiraj, and D. K. Avasthi, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B., (2016), 379, 206-210 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2016.02.034 (Impact factor: 1.323)
8 Plasmonic layer enhanced photoelectrochemical response of Fe2O3 photoanodes, A.Verma, A. Srivastav, A. Banerjee, D. Sharma, S. Sharma, Udai B. Singh, V. R. Satsangi, R. Shrivastav, D. K. Avasthi, Sahab Dass Journal of Power Sources, (2016), 315, 152-160 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.03.004 (Impact factor: 2.193)
9 Insight mechanisms of surface structuring and wettability of ion treated Ag thin films, Udai B. Singh, R. P. Yadav, R. K. Pandey, D. C. Agarwal, Compesh Pannu and A. K. Mittal, Journal of Physical Chemistry C., (2016), 120, 5755–5763 DOI: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11944 (Impact factor: 4.484)
10 Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation induced surface sputtering and micro structural modification of gold thin films P Dash, H Rath, Udai B. Singh, S Ojha, D K Avasthi, N C Mishra Advanced Materials Letters, (2015), 6, 359-364123, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2015.5723 (Impact factor: NA)
11 Study of thickness dependent sputtering in gold thin films by swift heavy ion irradiation P. Dash, P.K. Sahoo, V. Solanki, Udai B. Singh, D.K. Avasthi and N.C. Mishra Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B., (2015), 365, 496–502 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2015.08.061 (Impact factor: 1.323
12 Dynamic scaling of swift heavy ion induced surface restructuring of BaF2 thin film, Ratnesh K. Pandey, Manvendra Kumar, Tanuj Kumar, Avinash C. Yadav, Udai B. Singh, Saif A. Khan, Ambuj Tripathi, D. K. Avasthi, Avinash C. Pandey Materials Letter., (2015), 143, 309-311, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2014.12.131 (Impact factor: 2.687)
13 Synthesis of Pt nanoparticles and their burrowing into Si due to synergistic effects of ion beam energy losses, Pravin Kumar, Udai Bhan Singh, Kedar Mal, Sunil Ojha, Indra Sulania, Dinakar Kanjilal, Dinesh Singh, Vidya Nand Singh Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., (2014), 5, 1864–1872, DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.197 (Impact factor: 2.97)
14 Shape elongation of Zn nanoparticles in silica irradiated with swift heavy ions of different species and energies: Scaling law and some insights on the elongation mechanism, Hiroshi Amekura, Satyabrata Mohapatra, Udai Bhan Singh, Saif A. Khan, Pawan Kulriya, Norito Ishikawa, Nariaki Okubo, Devesh K. Avasthi Nanotechnology. (2014), 25, 435301, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/25/43/435301 (Impact factor: 3.404)
15 A study on consequence of swift heavy ion irradiation of Zn – Silica nanocomposite thin film: Electronic sputtering, Compesh Pannu, Udai B. Singh, Dinesh. C. Agarwal, Saif A. Khan, Sunil Ojha, Ramesh Chandra, Hiro Amekura, Debdulal Kabiraj, Devesh. K. Avasth Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., (2014), 5, 1691–1698, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.179 (Impact factor: 2.97)
16 Investigating the nano-structured gold thin films using the multi-fractal analysis, RP Yadav, Udai B. Singh, AK Mittal, S Dwivedi Applied Physics A., (2014), 117, 2159-2166, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-014-8636-4 (Impact factor: 1.604
17 Engineering the strain in graphene layers with Au decoration, C Pannu, Udai B. Singh, S Kumar, A Tripathi, DK Avasthi Applied Surface Science., (2014), 308, 193–198, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.04.133 (Impact factor: 4.439)
18 Thermal stability of bimetallic Au/Fe nanoparticles in silica matrix, C Pannu, Udai B. Singh, S Hooda, D Kabiraj, DK Avasthi AIP Conference Proceedings., (2014) 1591 519-520, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4872659 (Impact factor: NA)
19 Tuning of ripple patterns and wetting dynamics of Si (100) surface using ion beam irradiation, T Kumar, Udai B. Singh, M Kumar, S Ojha, D Kanjilal Current Applied Physics., (2014), 14, 312 - 317, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cap.2013.12.007 (Impact factor: 2.058)
20 Synthesis of embedded Au nanostructures by ion irradiation: Influence of ion induced viscous flow and sputtering, Udai B Singh, DC Agarwal, SA Khan, S Mohapatra, H Amekura, DP Datta, Ajay Kumar, RK Choudhury, TK Chan, Thomas Osipowicz, DK Avasthi Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., (2014), 5, 105–110, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.10 (Impact factor: 2.97)
21 Swift heavy ion irradiation to ZnO nanoparticles embedded in silica: Radiation-induced decomposition, selective metal-phase re-aggregation, and shape elongation, H Amekura, N Okubo, N Ishikawa, D Tsuya, K Mitsuishi, Y Nakayama, Udai B. Singh, SA Khan, S Mohapatra, DK Avasthi Applied Physics Letters., (2013), 103, 203106, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4829475 (Impact factor: 3.495)
22 Swift heavy ions induced sputtering in BaF2 Thin Films, RK Pandey, M Kumar, Udai B. Singh, SA Khan, DK Avasthi, Avinash Chandra Pandey Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B., 314, 21–25 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2013.03.060 (Impact factor: 1.323)
23 A study on the formation of Ag nanoparticles on the surface and catcher by ion beam irradiation of Ag thin films Udai B. Singh, DC Agarwal, SA Khan, S Mohapatra, A Tripathi, DK Avasthi Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics., (2012), 45, 445304, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/45/44/445304 (Impact factor: 2.772
24 Engineering of hydrophilic and plasmonic properties of Ag thin film by atom beam irradiation, Udai B Singh, DC Agarwal, SA Khan, Manish Kumar, A Tripathi, R Singhal, BK Panigrahi, DK Avasthi Applied Surface Science., (2011), 258, 1464–1469, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.09.105 (Impact factor: 4.439)
25 Nano pattern formation on n-Si (100) surface by ion irradiation, T Kumar, SA Khan, Udai B. Singh, S Verma, D Kanjilal AIP Conference Proceedings., (2011), 1349, 727-728, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3606064 (Impact factor: NA)
26 Quasi-aligned gold nanodots on structured silica surface: Experimental and atomistic simulations investigations, SA Khan, DK Avasthi, DC Agarwal, Udai B. Singh, D Kabiraj Nanotechnology.,(2011), 22, 235305, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/22/23/235305 (Impact factor: 3.404)
27 Creation of Self organized gold nanostructures by keV ion beam irradiation, Udai B. Singh, DC Agarwal, SA Khan, A Tripathi, Ajay Kumar, RK Choudhury, BK Panigrahi, DK Avasthi Rad. Eff. and Def. in Sol., (2011), 166, 553-557, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10420150.2011.572282 (Impact factor: 0.526)
28 Formation of nanodots on GaAs by 50 keV Ar+ ion irradiation, T Kumar, SA Khan, Udai B. Singh, S Verma, D Kanjilal Applied Surface Science. (2012) 258 4148–4151, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.07.005 (Impact factor: 4.439)
29 Investigating the effect of material microstructure and irradiation temperature on the radiation tolerance of yttria stabilized zirconia against high energy heavy ions, Parswajit Kalita, Santanu Ghosh, Udai B Singh, Pawan K Kulriya, Vinita Grover, Rakesh Shukla, AK Tyagi, Gael Sattonnay, Devesh K Avasthi; Journal of Applied Physics 125 (2019) 115902;
30 RatneshK Pandey, Tanuj Kumar, Udai B Singh, Shikha Awasthi, Avinash C Pandey, SHIinduced evolution of surface and wettability of BaF2 thin films, MRS Advances[In Press], https://doi.org/10.1557/adv.2019.168
31 SaurabhKumar Sharma, Vinita Grover, A. K. Tyagi, D. K. Avasthi, S. Amirthapandian,U.B. Singh, P. K. Kulriya, Probing the temperature effects in the radiationstability of Nd2Zr2O7 pyrochlore under swift ion irradiation, Materialia 6 (2019)100317 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2019.100317

D. C. Agarwal, Udai B. Singh, Srashti Gupta,Rahul Singhal, Pawan Kumar Kulriya, Fouran Singh, A. Tripathi, Jitendra Singh,U.S. Joshi, Devesh K. Avasthi, Enhanced room temperature ferromagnetism andgreen photoluminescence in Cu doped ZnO thin film synthesised by neutral beamsputtering, Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 6675


33 Gulshan Kumar, Santanu Ghosh, Ram P Yadav, Udai Bhan Singh, Ashok K Mittal, PankajSrivastava "Influence of heat on dynamics of surface morphology ofCu film: An experimental and theoretical perspective." Materials Chemistry and Physics267 (2021): 124647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2021.124647
34 Parasmani Rajput, Manvendra Kumar, Udai B. Singh, S. Potdar, Anil Gome, V. R. Reddy, D.Bhattacharyya, S. N. Jha, Saif A. Khan, Fouran Singh,"Interfacemodification of Fe/Cr/Al magnetic multilayer by swift heavy ion irradiation."Surfaces and Interfaces 26(2021): 101431.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfin.2021.101431
35 In-situ transport and microstructural evolution in GaN Schottky diodes and epilayers exposed to swift heavy ion irradiation, Ashish Kumar, R. Singh, Parmod Kumar, Udai B. Singh, K. Asokan, Platon karaseov , Andrei I. Titov , and D. Kanjilal, Journal of Applied Physics., (2018), 123, 161539, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4995491 (Impact factor: 2.193)
36 Kalita, P., Ghosh, S., Sattonnay, G., Singh, U.B., Monnet, I. and Avasthi, D.K., 2018. Radiation response of nano-crystalline cubic Zirconia: Comparison between nuclear energy loss and electronic energy loss regimes. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms435, pp.19-24. (Impact factor: 1.323)
37 Pandey, R.K., Pathak, S., Kumar, M., Singh, U.B., Khan, S.A., Kumar, T., Awasthi, S., Avasthi, D.K. and Pandey, A.C., 2021. Surface erosion of BaF2 thin films under SHI irradiation: Angular distribution and role of different substrates. Applied Surface Science551, p.149343.
38 Kumar, G., Ghosh, S., Yadav, R.P., Singh, U.B., Mittal, A.K. and Srivastava, P., 2021. Influence of heat on dynamics of surface morphology of Cu film: An experimental and theoretical perspective. Materials Chemistry and Physics, p.124647.
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr Udai Bhan Singh2 YearsDevelopment of Coupled Plasmonic Nanostructures for Giant Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering19.20 LacsSERB2016Completed
2 Udai Bhan Singh2 YearsIon beam induced formation of Nanoparticle-Film with Gap (NFG) system for ultra-sensitive Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)”, 10 LacsUGC2019Ongoing
3 Dr Udai Bhan Singh3 YearsSynthesis of Ag plasmonics and study of electronic sputtering by ion irradiation on thin filmsJRFIUAC2020Ongoing
Life Time Member of society– Ion Beam Society of India  (LM108)
  • Currently Enrolled: 0
  • Awarded:              0

S.NO.Scholar NameThesis TitleYear of Award
1 Shivani ChaudharySynthesis of noble metal nanostructures by ion bombardment 
2 Vinay K SrivastavaStudy of ejection process in metallic nanodimensional system due to SHI Irradiation 
3 Mukesh Kumar  

Administrative Responsibility

S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Programme officer (NSS- Kabir Unit)17/07/2019Till Date3 Year 5 Month
2 Assistant Dean of Students' Welfare (ADSW)14/11/201802/11/20202 Year 0 Month

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