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Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

An Autonomous Research Institute of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India

  Member of Institute of Physics

Ajit Mohan Srivastava


Ajit Mohan Srivastava
Selected previous associations :
  • Sept. 92 - Sept. 94:   Research Associate Institute for theoreticl Physics University of California,Santa Barbara, California, USA

  • Sept. 89 - Aug. 92:   Research Associate Theoretical Physics Institute University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA

  • Aug. 89:   Ph.D. in Theoretical High Energy Physics Syracuse University Syracuse, (NY) USA

  • May 1983:   M.Sc. in Physics Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (UP) India

  • June 1981:   B.Sc.Allahabad UniversityAllahabad, (UP) India
Date of joining :10/10/1994
Working group: : High Energy Theory
Areas of interest :
    Quark-Gluon Plasma, Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions, Astrophysics: neutron stars, pulsars, and Gravitational waves, Cosmology: Cosmic strings, CMBR, Inflation, Topological defects: formation, evolution, and interaction, Laboratory cosmology: Liquid crystal experiments, analogue gravity.
Selected publications :
  • "The Cosmological Kibble Mechanism in the Laboratory: String Formation in Liquid Crystals", M.J. Bowick, L. Chandar, E. Schiff and A.M. Srivastava, Science 263 943 (1994).
  • "Propagation of ElectromagneticWaves in the Core of a String Defect in Liquid Crystals", A.M. Srivastava and M. Stone, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 257 (1994) 229.
  • "Baryon - AntibaryonProduction by Disordered Chiral Condensates",~ J.I. Kapusta and A.M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. D52 (1995) 2977.
  • "Observing Correlated Productionof Defect-Antidefects in Liquid Crystals", ~ S. Digal, R. Ray, and A.M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 5030.
  • "Resonant Productionof Topological Defects", ~ S. Digal, R. Ray, S. Sengupta, and A.M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84 (2000) 826.
  • "Sustaining Supercooled Mixed Phase via Resonant Oscillations of the Order Parameter",~ R. Ray, S. Sanyal and A.M. Srivastava, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A19, 1511 (2004).
  • "Strings with a confining core in a Quark-Gluon Plasma ",~ B. Layek, A. P. Mishra, and A. M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. D 71, 074015 (2005).
  • "Super-horizon fluctuations and acoustic oscillations in relativistic heavy-ion collisions", A. P. Mishra, R. K. Mohapatra, P. S. Saumia, and A. M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. C 77, 064902 (2008).
  • "Simulation of Z(3) walls and string production via bubble nucleation in a quark-hadron transition",U. S. Gupta, R. K. Mohapatra, A. M. Srivastava, and V. K. Tiwari,Phys. Rev. D 82, 074020 (2010).
  • "Probing the anisotropic expansion history of the universe with cosmic microwave background",R. K. Mohapatra, P. S. Saumia, and A. M. Srivastava,Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 27 1250144 (2012).
  • "Duality between the dynamics ofline-like brushes of point defects in 2D and strings in 3D in liquidcrystals" S. Digal, R. Ray, P.S. Saumia, and A.M. Srivastava,in the Special section on condensed matter analogues ofcosmology, edited by T.W.B. Kibble and A.M. Srivastava,J.Phys. Cond. Mat. 40, 400301 (2013).
  • "Reviving quark nuggets as a candidate for dark matter", A. Atreya, A. Sarkar, and A. M. Srivastava, Phys. Rev. D 90, 045010 (2014).
  • "Quarkonia Disintegration due to time dependence of the $q q$ potential in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions", Partha Bagchi and Ajit M. Srivastava, arXiv: 1411.5596,Mod. Phys. Lett. A 30, 1550162 (2015).
  • "Effects of Phase Transition induced density fluctuations on pulsar dynamics",P. Bagchi, A. Das, B. Layek, and A.M. Srivastava, Phys. Lett. B 747, 120 (2015).
  • "Possibility of formation of adisoriented chiral condensate in pp collisions at energies available atthe CERN Large Hadron Collider via the reaction-diffusion equation",Partha Bagchi, Arpan Das, Srikumar Sengupta, and Ajit M. Srivastava,arXiv:1508.07752, Phys. Rev. C. 93, 024914 (2016).
  • "Effects of magnetic field on theplasma evolution in relativistic heavy-ion collisions",Arpan Das, Shreyansh S. Dave, P.S. Saumia, and Ajit M. Srivastava,arXiv:1703.08162, Phys. Rev. C 96, 034902 (2017).
  • " Setting Initial Conditions for Inflation with Reaction-Diffusion Equation", Partha Bagchi, Arpan Das, Shreyansh S. Dave, Srikumar Sengupta, Ajit M. Srivastava,arXiv:1709.02678, Gen. Rel. Grav. 50, 27 (2018).
  • "Pulsars as Weber gravitational wave detectors", Arpan Das, Shreyansh S. Dave, Oindrila Ganguly,Ajit M. Srivastava, Phys.Lett. B791, 167 (2019).
  • "Formation of topological vortices during superfluid transition in a rotating vessel", Shreyansh S. Dave, Ajit M. Srivastava, Euro Phys. Lett. 126, 31001 (2019).
  • "Re-visiting gravitational wave events via pulsars ", Minati Biswal, Shreyansh S. Dave, Ajit M. Srivastava, arXiv:1909.04476.
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