Personal Profile of Dr. Rajan Jha

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Dr. Rajan Jha
Title : Associate Professor
School : Basic Sciences
Office (Room No.) : Room no. 128, SBS Building
Phone No. (Office) : 674-713-5136
Email : rjha@iitbbs.ac.in, rajaniitd@gmail.com
Research Group Website : [Click Here]
Courses Taught
Physics (PH1L001), Physics Lab (PH1P001), Electrodynamics (PH5L004), Optics and Photonics (PH5L010), Physics Lab I (PH5P001), Physics Lab II (PH5P002), Physics and Technology of Lasers (PH7L001)
Research Interests
Optical Fiber Sensors, Nano & Bio-Photonics, Terahertz Sensing and Spectrocopy, Waveguide & Interferometer
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Physics 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Recent Publication (International Journals) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
“Hypersensitive and Selective Biosensing based on Microfiber Interferometry and Molecular Imprinted Nanoparticles”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 141, 111347, (2019)
A. M. Shrivastav, G. Sharma, and R. Jha
“Vortex Shedding Optical Flowmeter based on Photonic Crystal Fiber”, Scientific Report , 9, 8313-7 (2019)
V. Arumuru, J. N. Dash, D. Dora, R. Jha
“Hearing the Sounds of Aquatic Life Using Optical Fiber Micro-tip based Hydrophone, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, ”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (2019)
S. Dass, S. Kachhap, R. Jha
“Enlarge-Tapered, Micro-air Channelled Cavity for Refractive Index Sensing in SMF”, Journal of Lightwave Technology (2019)
J. N. Dash, R.Jha and R. Das
“S-shaped microfiber based diaphragm supported optical microphone”, Journal of Physics: Photonics, (2019)
S.Dass, S. Kachhap, and R. Jha
“Non-graphene two-dimensional nanosheets for temperature sensing based on microfiber interferometric platform: Performance analysis” Sensors and Actuators, 289, 180–187 (2019).
G. Sharma, A. M. Shrivastav, A. Kumar, and R. Jha
“Micro-tip Cantilever as Low Frequency Microphone.”, Scientific Reports, 8(1), 12701, (2018).
S. Dass and R. Jha
“Hypersensitive and selective interferometric nose for ultra-trace ammonia detection with fast response utilizing PANI@SnO2 nanocomposite”, ACS Photonics, (2018).
A. M. Shrivastav, G. Sharma, A. Rathore and R. Jha
“Synthesized Fe3O4 Nanoflowers Coated Microfiber as Magnetometer”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, (2018)
G. Sharma, A. M. Shrivastav, A. Jana and R. Jha
“Graphene-oxide coated Ag-island based Inline LSPR fiber sensor.”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters30 (19), 1667-1670 (2018).
J. K. Nayak and R. Jha
“Bending Sensor Based on Square Knot Resonator.”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 30 (18), 1649-1652 (2018).
S.Dass and R. Jha
“AZO Coated Microchannel Incorporated PCF-Based SPR Sensor: A Numerical Analysis”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 30 (11), 1032–1035 (2018)
J. N. Dash, R. Das and R.Jha
“Black Phosphorus: A new platform for gaseous sensing based on Surface Plasmon Resonance”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 30(4), 319-322 (2018).
T. Srivastava and R. Jha
“Tapered Fiber Attached Nitrile Diaphragm Based Acoustic Sensor”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 35 (24), 5411-5417 (2017).
S. Dass and R. Jha
“Graphene Oxide Coated PCF Interferometer for Enhanced Strain Sensitivity”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 35(24), 5385-5390 (2017).
J. N. Dash N. Negi and R. Jha
“Cascaded Taper Collapsed Region Based PCF Sensor: Wavelength and Intensity Interrogation”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 17(24), 8338-8342 (2017).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
“Dielectric Over-layer Assisted Graphene, its oxide and MoS2 Based Fibre Optic Sensor with High Field Enhancement”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics , 50, 405112 (2017)
J. K. Nayak, P.K. Maharana and R. Jha
“Fabrication of Inline Fiber Micro Air Cavity with Choice Based Dimensions”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(14), 1147 (2017).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
“Numerical Simulation on the Performance Analysis of a Graphene-coated Optical Fiber Plasmonic Sensor at Anti-crossing”, Applied Optics, 56(12), 3510-3517 (2017)
J. K. Nayak and R. Jha
“Microfiber Assisted Highly Birefringent PCF Based Interferometric Sensors”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 17(5), 1342-1346 (2017).
J. N. Dash, S.Dass and R. Jha
“Fabry-Perot Cavity on Demand For Hysteresis Free Interferometric Sensors”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(13), 3188-3193 (2016).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
“Tapered PCF interferometric sensor with an up-tapered joint for wavelength based interrogation”, Journal of Optics,, 18, 105002 (2016) ( Selected as the Paper of the week and highlighted on the front page of the journal website)
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
“Experimental and Theoretical studies on Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance based Fiber optic Sensor using Graphene oxide coated Silver nanoparticles”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49, 285101 (2016)
J. K. Nayak, P. Padhi and R. Jha
“Localized Plasmon based optical fiber sensing platform for operation in Infrared”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 28(19), 2054-2057 (2016)
A.Patnaik, J.K.Nayak, K.Senthilnathan, R.Jha
“Microfiber Wrapped Bi-conical Tapered SMF for Curvature Sensing”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 16 (10), 3649-3652, (2016).
S. Dass and R. Jha
“Photonic Crystal Fiber Microcavity Based Bend and Temperature Sensor Using Micro Fiber”, Sensors and Actuators, 244, 24–29 (2016).
J. N. Dash, S. Dass and R.Jha
“Highly Sensitive Side Polished Birefringent PCF Based SPR Sensor in near IR”, Plasmonics, (2016).
J. N. Dash and R.Jha
“Temperature insensitive PCF interferometer coated with graphene oxide tip sensor”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 28 (9), 1006 (2016).
J. N. Dash and R.Jha
“Intensity modulated SMF cascaded tapers with hollow core PCF based micro cavity for curvature sensing”, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, 18, 035006 (2016).
S. Dass, J. N. Dash and R.Jha
“Micron wire assisted Inline Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Curvature Sensor”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 28(1), 31-34 (2016).
S. Dass, and R.Jha
"Metal Wire Waveguide Based All Plasmonic Refractive Index Sensor for Terahertz Frequencies", Sensors and Actuators B, 225, 115-120 (2016).
P. Padhy, P. K. Sahu and R.Jha
“Ultrasensitive THz – Plasmonics gaseous sensor using doped graphene”, Sensors and Actuators B, 227, 291-295 (2016).
A. Purkayastha, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
“Fabry–Perot based strain insensitive photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer for inline sensing of refractive index and temperature”, Applied Optics, 54(35), 10479-10486 (2015)
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
"PCF Modal Interferometer Based on macrobending for refractive index sensing", IEEE Sensors Journal, 15(9) 5291-5295 (2015)
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
"Graphene Based Conducting Metal Oxide Coated D-Shaped Optical Fiber SPR Sensor", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 27(23), 2437-2440 ( 2015)
A. Patnaik, K. Senthilnathan and R.Jha
"Graphene oxide encapsulated gold nanoparticles based stable fiber optic sucrose sensor", Sensors and Actuators B, 221, 835-841, (2015).
J. K. Nayak, P. Parhi and R.Jha
"Nano-displacement sensor based on photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer", Optics Letters, 40 (4), 476-470 (2015). Top Downloaded article
J. N. Dash, R.Jha, J. Villatoro and S. Dass
"Inline Microcavity Based PCF Interferometer for Refractive Index and Temperature sensing", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 27(12), 1325-1328 (2015)
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
"On the performance of Tamm-plasmon and surface-plasmon hybrid-mode refractive-index sensor in metallo-dielectric heterostructure configuration", Sensors and Actuators B, 206, 443-448 (2015).
R. Das, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
"THz mode-coupling in photonic-crystal-surface-plasmon-coupled waveguides", Applied Physics B, DOI 10.1007/s00340-014-5996-6 (2015).
T. Srivastava, R. Das, P. Padhy and R.Jha
"On the Electric Field Enhancement and Performance of SPR Gas Sensor based on Graphene for Visible and near Infrared", Sensors and Actuators B, 207, 117-122, (2015).
P.K. Maharana, R.Jha, Punnag Padhy
"On the performance of Graphene Based D- shaped Photonic Crystal Fiber Biosensor using Surface Plasmon Resonance", Plasmonics, DOI 10.1007/s11468-015-9912-7 (2015).
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
"Graphene-Based Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber Sensor Using Surface Plasmon Resonance", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26 (11), 1092-1095, (2014).
J.N Dash and R.Jha
"Low index dielectric mediated surface plasmon resonance sensor based on graphene for near infrared measurements", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47, 385102 (2014)
P.K. Maharana, T. Srivastava, R.Jha
"On the performance of highly sensitive and accurate graphene on aluminium and silicon based SPR biosensor for visible and near infrared", Plasmonics DOI 10.1007/s11468-014-9721-4 (2014).
P.K. Maharana, T. Srivastava, R.Jha
"SPR Biosensor based on Polymer PCF coated with conducting metal oxide", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 99, (2014).
J.N Dash and R.Jha
"Tamm-plasmon and surface-plasmon hybrid-mode based refractometry in photonic bandgap structures", Optics Letters, 39(4), 896-899 (2014)
R. Das, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
"Guided-Mode Analysis of Tamm-Plasmon Polariton at Metal–Heterostructure Dielectric Interface", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32(6), 1221-1227 (2014).
R.Das, A.Pandey, T.Srivastava, and R.Jha
"Sensitivity enhancement by air mediated graphene multilayer based surface plasmon biosensor for near infrared", Sensors and Actuators B, 190, 494-501 (2014).
P.K. Maharana, R.Jha, S. Palei
"On the field enhancement and performance of an ultra stable SPR biosensor based on graphene", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 25(22), 2156-2159 (2013).
P.K. Maharana, P. Padhy, R. Jha
"Mode coupling between surface plasmon modes and band gap guided modes: A comprehensive study and applications", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 31(22), 3518-3524 (2013).
T. Srivastava, R. Das, R. Jha
"Electric field enhancement in surface plasmon resonance bimetallic configuration based on chalcogenide prism", Journal of Applied Physics,114, 014304-4 (2013)
P.K. Maharana, S. Bhardwaj, R. Jha
"Ultrasensitive plasmonic Imaging sensor based on Graphene and Silicon" IEEE Photonics Technology Letters(2012)
P.K. Maharana, T.Srivastava, and R.Jha
"Highly sensitive plasmonic temperature sensor based on photonic crystal surface plasmon waveguide" Plasmonics (2012)
T.Srivastava, R. Das and R.Jha
Chalcogenide Prism and Graphene Multilayer based Surface Plasmon Resonance affinity Biosensor for High Performance, Sensors and Actuators B (2012)
P.K. Maharana and R.Jha
On the high performance of channel photonic crystal waveguide comprising different plasmonic active metals, Applied Physics B, (2012)
T. Srivastava, R.Das and R.Jha
"High-Performance Bimetallic SPR Sensor Based on
Periodic-Multilayer-Waveguides", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 23(20)(2011), 1448-1450.
T.Srivastava, R.Jha and R.Das
"Highly Accurate and Sensitive Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor based on Channel Photonic Crystal Waveguides", Sensors and Actuators B, 157 (2011), 246-252
T. Srivastava, R. Das and R.Jha
Design considerations for plasmonic-excitation based optical detection of liquid and gas media in infrared, Sensors and Actuators A, 165(2) (2011), 271-275.
R.Jha and Anuj K. Sharma
Embedded optical micro-nano-fiber for stable devices, Optics Letters 35(4) (2010), 571-573.
Na Lou, R.Jha,V. Finazi, J. Villatoro, G. Badenes,V. Pruneri
Design of silicon based plasmonic biosensor chip for human blood group detection, Sensors and Actuators B 145 (2010), 200-204.
R.Jha and Anuj K. Sharma
"Design considerations and propagation characteristics of channel Bragg-plasmon-coupled-waveguides", Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010), 213104.
T.Srivastava, R.Das and R.Jha
"Chalcogenide glass based surface plasmon resonance sensor for determining different blood group in near infrared", Journal of Applied Physics 107 (2010), 034107.
A.K. Sharma, R.Jha and H.S. Pattanaik
"Infrared detection with silicon prism based on surface plamson resonace for high performance", Europhysics Letters 87 (2009), 10007.
R.Jha, and A.K. Sharma
"High sensitivity photonic crystal fiber interferometer for chemical vapors detection", Optics Express, 17(3)( 2009), 1447-1453.
J.Villatoro, M.Kruzer, R.Jha, V. Minkovich, V.Finnazi, G.Badenes and V. Pruneri
"High performance sensor based on surface plasmon resonance with chalcogenide prism and aluminum for detection in infrared", Optics Letters 34(6) (2009), 749-751.
R.Jha and A.K. Sharma
"Refractometry based on photonic crystal fiber interferometer", Optics Letters 34(5) (2009), 617-619.
R.Jha, J.Villatoro, G.Badenes, and V.Pruneri
Recent Publication (International Conferences) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
"Highly Accurate Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Fiber Optic Sensor as a Human Blood Group Identifier", 2010 Sensors Topical Meeting, June 21-23,2010, Karlsruhe, Germany. (Top Download Paper)
Rajan Jha and A. K. Sharma
"Stable Devices based on Embedded Optical Micro-Nano-Fibers" OFC, March 12-15, 2010, San Jose, USA .
Na Lou, Rajan Jha, J. L. Domínguez-Juárez, Vittoria Finazzi, Joel Villatoro,and Valerio Pruneri
"Surface plasmon resonance based chalcogenide fiber optic sensor for higher accuracy", Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics- PHOTONICS 2008, Dec. 13-17, 2008, New Delhi, India.
Rajan Jha and Goncal Badenes
"High sensitivity photonic crystal fiber interferometer for chemical vapors detection" Proc. of SPIE sensing Technologies and Applications, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications, April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, USA.
J. Villatoro, Rajan Jha, V. P. Minkovich, M. P. Kreuzer, G. Badenes, and V. Pruneri
"Photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer for accurate refractometry", Proc. of SPIE sensing Technologies and Applications, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications, April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, USA
J. Villatoro, Rajan Jha, and Goncal Badenes
"Highly versatile in reflection photonics crystal fiber interferometer", 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensor, OFS-20, October 5-9, 2009, Edinburgh, UK
Rajan Jha, Joel Villatoro, Mark Kruzer, Vittroria Finnazi, and V.Pruneri
Academic Honors & Awards
  • 2017 - Senior Member of The Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • 2017- The Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), Member.
  • 2017 - Optical Society of America (OSA) Ambassador.
  • 2016 - Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy.
  • 2016 - Member, National Academy of Sciences, India (MNASc)
  • 2015 - ICO-ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award by International Commission for Optics, France and International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy
  • 2015 - Member, Optical Society of America technical group in Fiber Modeling and Fabrication
  • 2015 - Executive committee member of Optical Society of India (OSI)
  • 2013 - Associate, Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore
  • 2013 - DAAD Fellowship 2013, Under DAAD-IIT Faculty exchange
  • 2009 - JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) fellowship by Ministry of Education, Japan.
1. Rajan Jha, Sumit Dass and Jitendra Narayan Dash, "Micro-g Accelerometer Based on Solid Core Photonic Crystal Fiber", Appl. No. 201631016588
2. Rajan Jha and Jitendra Naryan Dash, "Fabrication process for tuning the major and minor axis of Inline Fiber Micro Air Cavity on demand", Appl. No. 201731009380
3. Rajan Jha and Sumit, " Optical Fiber Microphone/Hydrophone based on cascaded Single Mode Fiber Taperes", Appl. No. 201731014677
4. Rajan Jha, V. Arumur, D. Dora, " Modal interferometer based system to improve performance of vortex flowmeter" Appl. No. E-5/320/2019/KOL