Dr. Rajan JhaAssociate Professor, HoS
School of Basic Sciences

Research Interests

  • Coupling Photonic nanostructures to Nanowaveguides and resonators
  • Semi-Classical and Quantum Interferometers
  • Instrumentation for Industrial Applications
  • Structured Light
  • Flexible and Wearable Photonics
  • Plasmonics

Contact Details

  • Room no. 128, SBS Building
  • 674-713-5136
  • rjha@iitbbs.ac.in, rajaniitd@gmail.com

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 Degree Discipline Year School
 Ph.D. Physics 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi




  1. Physics (PH1L001)
  2. Physics Lab (PH1P001)
  3. Electrodynamics (PH5L004)
  4. Optics and Photonics (PH5L010)
  5. Physics Lab I (PH5P001)
  6. Physics Lab II (PH5P002)
  7. Physics and Technology of Lasers (PH7L001)


Author(s) Recent Publication (International Journals)
S Dass, R Jha
1 "Underwater low acoustic frequency detection based on in-line Mach–Zehnder interferometer”, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 38 (2), 570-575 (2021).
B Ortaç, D Jain, R Jha, J Hu, B Ung
2 "Specialty optical fiber modeling, fabrication, and characterization: introduction”, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 39 (1), SOF1-SOF2 (2022).
K Chatterjee, V Arumuru, D Patil, R Jha
3 "Multipoint monitoring of amplitude, frequency, and phase of vibrations using concatenated modal interferometers”, Scientific Reports, 12 (1), 1-10 (2022).
S Murmu, A Kumar, R Jha
4 "Unidirectional Photon Coupling Using Asymmetric Diamond Emitters with Enhanced Spontaneous Emission”, Advanced Quantum Technologies (2022).
G Yadav, S Sahu, R Kumar, R Jha
5 "Bound States in the Continuum Empower Subwavelength Gratings for Refractometers in Visible”, MDPI Photonics, 9 (5), 292 (2022).
S Khamari, A Kumar, N Mohapatra, R Jha
6 "NiFe2O4 Ferrofluid to Detect Magnetic Field Using Microfiber Interferometry”, IEEE Sensors, 99 (2022).
S Das, A Kumar, A Kumar, J Singh, R Jha, M Kumar
7 "UV light detection using resonance frequency of piezoelectric quartz crystal”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 68 (6), 2791-2795 (2021).
Y Wang, G Zhu, M Li, R Singh, C Marques, R Min, BK Kaushik, B Zhang, R Jha, S Kumar
8 "Water pollutants p-Cresol detection based on Au-ZnO nanoparticles modified tapered optical fiber”, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience,20 (3), 377-384 (2021).
M Pandaram, S Santhanakumar, R.Veeran, R K Balasundaram, R Jha, Z Jaroszewicz
9 "Platinum Layers Sandwiched Between Black Phosphorous and Graphene for Enhanced SPR Sensor Performance”, Plasmonics, 17 (1), 213-222 (2022).
H Gupta, V Arumuru, R Jha
10 "Industrial fluid flow measurement using optical fiber sensors: A review”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 21 (6), 7130-7144 (2021).
T Srivastava, R Jha
11 "Tailoring surface plasmon-exciton polariton for high-performance refractive index monitoring”, Journal of Optics, 23 (4), 045001 (2021).
T R KDora, R Gouda, A Sahadevan, A HemaChand, R Jha, PS De, RS Kottada, N Nayan, S Gollapudi
12 "Investigations into sample geometry effects on the superelastic and fatigue behavior of Nitinol: Modeling and experiments”, materialia, 29 (26) (2021).
P Maheswari, S Subanya, A Nisha, V Ravi, KB Rajesh, R Jha
13 "Sensitivity enhancement of SPR sensor using Ni/ZnO nanocomposite assisted with graphene”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, 53 (12), 1-17 (2021).
G Zhu, Y Wang, Z Wang, R Singh, C Marques, Q Wu, BK Kaushik, R Jha, B Zhang, S Kumar
14 "Localized plasmon-based multicore fiber biosensor for acetylcholine detection”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 71, 1-9 (2021).
Z Wang, R Singh, C Marques, R Jha, B Zhang, S Kumar
15 "Taper-in-taper fiber structure-based LSPR sensor for alanine aminotransferase detection”, Optics Express, 29 (26), 43793-43810 (2021).
B Ortaç, D Jain, R Jha, J Hu, B Ung
16 "Specialty optical fiber modeling, fabrication, and characterization feature issue: publisher’s note”, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 39 (1), 401-401 (2022).
B Maharana, S Ratha, AS Shajahan, B Chakraborty, R Jha, S Chatterjee
17 "High Charge-Storage Performance of Morphologically Modified Anatase TiO2: Experimental and Theoretical Insight”, Physical Review Applied, 15 (3), 034013 (2021).
S Dass, K Chatterjee, S Kachhap, R Jha
18 "In Reflection Metal-Coated Diaphragm Microphone Using PCF Modal Interferometer”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 39 (12), 3974-3980 (2021).
P Gorai, R Jha
19 "Artificial Receptor‐Based Optical Sensors (AROS): Ultra‐Sensitive Detection of Urea”, Advanced Photonics Research, 2 (8), 2100044 (2021).
S Murmu, A Kumar, R Jha
20 "Bidirectional coupling of diamond emitters to optical nanowire: tunable and efficient”, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 38 (12), F170-F177 (2021).
K. Chatterjee, S. K. Pal, R. Jha
21 “Reconfigurable Optical Magnetometer for Static and Dynamic Fields”, Advanced Optical Materials, 9 (3), 2001574 (2021)
T. Srivastava and R. Jha
22 "Plexcitonic Nose Based on an Organic Semiconductor (2020) ”, Applied Physics Letters, (2020).
S. Kumar, G. Zhu, R. Singh, Q. Wang, B. Zhang, S.Cheng, F.Z. Liu, C.Marques, B.K. Kaushik, R. Jha
23 “MoS2 Functionalized Multicore Fiber Probes for Selective Detection of Shigella Bacteria based on Localized Plasmon”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 39 (12), 4069-4081 (2021)
R. Singh, S.Kumar, F. Liu, C. Shuang, B. Zhang, R.Jha, B. K. Kaushik
24 “Etched multicore fiber sensor using copper oxide and gold nanoparticles decorated graphene oxide structure for cancer cells detection”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 168, 112557 (2020)
K.V. Sreekanth, P. Mahalakshmi, S. Han, D. Vigneswaran, M. S. Mani Rajan, R. Jha, and R. Singh
25 “A terahertz Brewster switch based on superconductor hyperbolic metamaterial”, Journal of Applied Physics, (2020)
V. Arumuru, A. Kodam, R. Jha
26 “Bi-Directional Interferometric Flowmeter with Linear Sensitivity and Large Dynamic Range”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, (2020)
N Agrawal, C Saha, C Kumar, R Singh, B Zhang, R Jha, S Kumar
27 “Detection of L-Cysteine using Silver Nanoparticles and Graphene Oxide Immobilized Tapered SMS Optical Fiber Structure”, IEEE Sensors Journal, (2020)
J N Dash, R Jha, R Das
28 “Micro-air cavity incorporated tapered-tip photonic crystal fiber based compact refractometer”, Laser Physics Letters , 17 (5), 055101 (2020)
G.Vibisha, J. K. Nayak, P Maheswari, N Priyadharsini, A Nisha, Z Jaroszewicz, KB Rajesh, R. Jha
29 “Sensitivity enhancement of surface plasmon resonance sensor using hybrid configuration of 2D materials over bimetallic layer of Cu–Ni”, Optics Communication, 463, 125337 (2020)
A. M. Shrivastav, G. Sharma, and R. Jha
30 “Hypersensitive and Selective Biosensing based on Microfiber Interferometry and Molecular Imprinted Nanoparticles”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 141, 111347, (2019)
V. Arumuru, J. N. Dash, D. Dora, R. Jha
31 “Vortex Shedding Optical Flowmeter based on Photonic Crystal Fiber”, Scientific Report , 9, 8313-7 (2019)
S. Dass, S. Kachhap, R. Jha
32 “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)
J. N. Dash, R.Jha and R. Das
33 “Enlarge-Tapered, Micro-air Channelled Cavity for Refractive Index Sensing in SMF”, Journal of Lightwave Technology (2019)
S.Dass, S. Kachhap, and R. Jha
34 “S-shaped microfiber based diaphragm supported optical microphone”, Journal of Physics: Photonics, (2019)
G. Sharma, A. M. Shrivastav, A. Kumar, and R. Jha
35 “Non-graphene two-dimensional nanosheets for temperature sensing based on microfiber interferometric platform: Performance analysis” Sensors and Actuators, 289, 180–187 (2019).
S. Dass and R. Jha
36 “Micro-tip Cantilever as Low Frequency Microphone.”, Scientific Reports, 8(1), 12701, (2018).
A. M. Shrivastav, G. Sharma, A. Rathore and R. Jha
37 “Hypersensitive and selective interferometric nose for ultra-trace ammonia detection with fast response utilizing PANI@SnO2 nanocomposite”, ACS Photonics, (2018).
G. Sharma, A. M. Shrivastav, A. Jana and R. Jha
38 “Synthesized Fe3O4 Nanoflowers Coated Microfiber as Magnetometer”, Photonics Technology Letters, (2018)
J. K. Nayak and R. Jha
39 “Graphene-oxide coated Ag-island based Inline LSPR fiber sensor.”, Photonics Technology Letters30 (19), 1667-1670 (2018).
S.Dass and R. Jha
40 “Bending Sensor Based on Square Knot Resonator.”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 30 (18), 1649-1652 (2018).
J. N. Dash, R. Das and R.Jha
41 “AZO Coated Microchannel Incorporated PCF-Based SPR Sensor: A Numerical Analysis”, Photonics Technology Letters, 30 (11), 1032–1035 (2018)
T. Srivastava and R. Jha
42 “Black Phosphorus: A new platform for gaseous sensing based on Surface Plasmon Resonance”, Photonics Technology Letters, 30(4), 319-322 (2018).
S. Dass and R. Jha
43 “Tapered Fiber Attached Nitrile Diaphragm Based Acoustic Sensor”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 35 (24), 5411-5417 (2017).
J. N. Dash N. Negi and R. Jha
44 “Graphene Oxide Coated PCF Interferometer for Enhanced Strain Sensitivity”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 35(24), 5385-5390 (2017).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
45 “Cascaded Taper Collapsed Region Based PCF Sensor: Wavelength and Intensity Interrogation”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 17(24), 8338-8342 (2017).
J. K. Nayak, P.K. Maharana and R. Jha
46 “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. N. Dash and R. Jha
47 “Fabrication of Inline Fiber Micro Air Cavity with Choice Based Dimensions”, Photonics Technology Letters, 29(14), 1147 (2017).
J. K. Nayak and R. Jha
48 “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. N. Dash, S.Dass and R. Jha
49 “Microfiber Assisted Highly Birefringent PCF Based Interferometric Sensors”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 17(5), 1342-1346 (2017).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
50 “Fabry-Perot Cavity on Demand For Hysteresis Free Interferometric Sensors”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(13), 3188-3193 (2016).
J. N. Dash and R. Jha
51 “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. K. Nayak, P. Padhi and R. Jha
52 “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)
A.Patnaik, J.K.Nayak, K.Senthilnathan, R.Jha
53 “Localized Plasmon based optical fiber sensing platform for operation in Infrared”, Photonics Technology Letters, 28(19), 2054-2057 (2016)
S. Dass and R. Jha
54 “Microfiber Wrapped Bi-conical Tapered SMF for Curvature Sensing”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 16 (10), 3649-3652, (2016).
J. N. Dash, S. Dass and R.Jha
55 “Photonic Crystal Fiber Microcavity Based Bend and Temperature Sensor Using Micro Fiber”, Sensors and Actuators, 244, 24–29 (2016).
J. N. Dash and R.Jha
56 “Highly Sensitive Side Polished Birefringent PCF Based SPR Sensor in near IR”, Plasmonics, (2016).
J. N. Dash and R.Jha
57 “Temperature insensitive PCF interferometer coated with graphene oxide tip sensor”, Photonics Technology Letters, 28 (9), 1006 (2016).
S. Dass, J. N. Dash and R.Jha
58 “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, and R.Jha
59 “Micron wire assisted Inline Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Curvature Sensor”, Photonics Technology Letters, 28(1), 31-34 (2016).
P. Padhy, P. K. Sahu and R.Jha
60 "Metal Wire Waveguide Based All Plasmonic Refractive Index Sensor for Terahertz Frequencies", Sensors and Actuators B, 225, 115-120 (2016).
A. Purkayastha, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
61 “Ultrasensitive THz – Plasmonics gaseous sensor using doped graphene”, Sensors and Actuators B, 227, 291-295 (2016).
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
62 “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
63 "PCF Modal Interferometer Based on macrobending for refractive index sensing", IEEE Sensors Journal, 15(9) 5291-5295 (2015)
A. Patnaik, K. Senthilnathan and R.Jha
64 "Graphene Based Conducting Metal Oxide Coated D-Shaped Optical Fiber SPR Sensor", Photonics Technology Letters, 27(23), 2437-2440 ( 2015)
J. K. Nayak, P. Parhi and R.Jha
65 "Graphene oxide encapsulated gold nanoparticles based stable fiber optic sucrose sensor", Sensors and Actuators B, 221, 835-841, (2015).
J. N. Dash, R.Jha, J. Villatoro and S. Dass
66 "Nano-displacement sensor based on photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer", Optics Letters, 40 (4), 476-470 (2015). Top Downloaded article
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
67 "Inline Microcavity Based PCF Interferometer for Refractive Index and Temperature sensing", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 27(12), 1325-1328 (2015)
R. Das, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
68 "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).
T. Srivastava, R. Das, P. Padhy and R.Jha
69 "THz mode-coupling in photonic-crystal-surface-plasmon-coupled waveguides", Applied Physics B, DOI 10.1007/s00340-014-5996-6 (2015).
P.K. Maharana, R.Jha, Punnag Padhy
70 "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).
J. N. Dash, and R.Jha
71 "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
72 "Graphene-Based Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber Sensor Using Surface Plasmon Resonance", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26 (11), 1092-1095, (2014).
P.K. Maharana, T. Srivastava, R.Jha
73 "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
74 "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).
J.N Dash and R.Jha
75 "SPR Biosensor based on Polymer PCF coated with conducting metal oxide", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 99, (2014).
R. Das, T. Srivastava, and R.Jha
76 "Tamm-plasmon and surface-plasmon hybrid-mode based refractometry in photonic bandgap structures", Optics Letters, 39(4), 896-899 (2014)
R.Das, A.Pandey, T.Srivastava, and R.Jha
77 "Guided-Mode Analysis of Tamm-Plasmon Polariton at Metal–Heterostructure Dielectric Interface", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32(6), 1221-1227 (2014).
P.K. Maharana, R.Jha, S. Palei
78 "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, P. Padhy, R. Jha
79 "On the field enhancement and performance of an ultra stable SPR biosensor based on graphene", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 25(22), 2156-2159 (2013).
T. Srivastava, R. Das, R. Jha
80 "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).
P.K. Maharana, S. Bhardwaj, R. Jha
81 "Electric field enhancement in surface plasmon resonance bimetallic configuration based on chalcogenide prism", Journal of Applied Physics,114, 014304-4 (2013)
P.K. Maharana, T.Srivastava, and R.Jha
82 "Ultrasensitive plasmonic Imaging sensor based on Graphene and Silicon" IEEE Photonics Technology Letters(2012)
T.Srivastava, R. Das and R.Jha
83 "Highly sensitive plasmonic temperature sensor based on photonic crystal surface plasmon waveguide" Plasmonics (2012)
P.K. Maharana and R.Jha
84 Chalcogenide Prism and Graphene Multilayer based Surface Plasmon Resonance affinity Biosensor for High Performance, Sensors and Actuators B (2012)
T. Srivastava, R.Das and R.Jha
85 On the high performance of channel photonic crystal waveguide comprising different plasmonic active metals, Applied Physics B, (2012)
T.Srivastava, R.Jha and R.Das
86 "High-Performance Bimetallic SPR Sensor Based on
Periodic-Multilayer-Waveguides", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 23(20)(2011), 1448-1450.
T. Srivastava, R. Das and R.Jha
87 "Highly Accurate and Sensitive Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor based on Channel Photonic Crystal Waveguides", Sensors and Actuators B, 157 (2011), 246-252
R.Jha and Anuj K. Sharma
88 Design considerations for plasmonic-excitation based optical detection of liquid and gas media in infrared, Sensors and Actuators A, 165(2) (2011), 271-275.
Na Lou, R.Jha,V. Finazi, J. Villatoro, G. Badenes,V. Pruneri
89 Embedded optical micro-nano-fiber for stable devices, Optics Letters 35(4) (2010), 571-573.
R.Jha and Anuj K. Sharma
90 Design of silicon based plasmonic biosensor chip for human blood group detection, Sensors and Actuators B 145 (2010), 200-204.
T.Srivastava, R.Das and R.Jha
91 "Design considerations and propagation characteristics of channel Bragg-plasmon-coupled-waveguides", Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010), 213104.
A.K. Sharma, R.Jha and H.S. Pattanaik
92 "Chalcogenide glass based surface plasmon resonance sensor for determining different blood group in near infrared", Journal of Applied Physics 107 (2010), 034107.
R.Jha, and A.K. Sharma
93 "Infrared detection with silicon prism based on surface plamson resonace for high performance", Europhysics Letters 87 (2009), 10007.
J.Villatoro, M.Kruzer, R.Jha, V. Minkovich, V.Finnazi, G.Badenes and V. Pruneri
94 "High sensitivity photonic crystal fiber interferometer for chemical vapors detection", Optics Express, 17(3)( 2009), 1447-1453.
R.Jha and A.K. Sharma
95 "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, J.Villatoro, G.Badenes, and V.Pruneri
96 "Refractometry based on photonic crystal fiber interferometer", Optics Letters 34(5) (2009), 617-619.
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

  • 2022- Associate Editor- IEEE Sensors Journal
  • 2021- Top 2% scientists worldwide by Stanford University, USA.
  • 2020- SERB-STAR Fellowship (Physical Sciences)
  • 2020- Editorial board member of Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy
  • 2019- Editorial board member of Frontiers in Sensors, Switzerland
  • 2018- Core Committee Member, Indian National young Academy of Sciences (INYAS), an initiative of INSA
  • 2017 - Senior Member of The Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • 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
  • 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.

Research Scholar



  • Rajan Jha,Kalipada Chatterjee ,Pratik Mishra, and Hemant Kumar, “An Optical System For Physiological Activity Monitoring.”, Application no. 202231014885.
  • Rajan Jha, Hemant Kumar, and Pratik Mishra, “Reconfigurable Optical Interferometer Based Wearable, Skin Mountable, and Multifunctional Flexible Sensor System”, Application no. 202131053181.
  • Rajan Jha, Venugopal Arumuru, Kalipada Chatterjee, and Subrat Sahu, "Optical System and Method for Active Modulation of Optical Signals." Application number 202131047683
  • Rajan Jha, Venugopal Arumuru and Kalipada Chatterjee, “A System and Method for Multipoint Sensing”, Application number 202031053901.
  • Rajan Jha, Venugopal Arumuru and Dhrubraj Dora, “A modal interferometer based system to improve performance of vortex flowmeter and a method thereof”, Application no.  201831019721.
  • Rajan Jha and Jitendra Naryan Dash, “Fabrication process for tuning the major and minor axis of Inline Fiber Micro Air Cavity on demand”, Application no. 201731009380.
  • Rajan Jha and Sumit Dass, “Optical fiber microphone/hydrophone based on cascaded single mode fiber tapers”, Application no. 201731014677.
  • Rajan Jha, Jitendra Narayan Dash and Sumit Dass, “Micro-g accelerometer based on solid core photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer”, Application no. 201631016588, 

Professional Experience

Research Interest:   Optical Physics and Nanophotonics       Research Employment                                   Associate Professor (since October 2018) – IIT Bhubaneswar                                  Assistant Professor (July 2010 - September 2018) – IIT Bhubaneswar                                 ICFO Fellow, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain   Education                 PhD - IIT Delhi                  M.Sc.- IIT Delhi                 B.Sc.- Physics (Hons.), Delhi University   Editorial Activities                           Associate Editor- IEEE Sensors Journal- 2022                           Guest Editor, Journal of Optical Society of America B- 2021.                           Guest Editor, Photonics, MDPI, Switzerland-2021.                           Editorial board member - Proceeding in Indian National Science Academy, India (2020-Present)                           Editorial board member -  Frontiers in Sensors, Switzerland (2019-Present)   Membership                    The Optical Society (Optica), USA                    Life member of Optical Society of India                    Patron member of Odisha Physical Society                   Life member of India Science Congress

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