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Dr. Anirban Dhar, Ph.D
Scientist
Fiber Optics & Photonics Division
Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute
Kolkata 700032
India

Phone: (033) 2473 3476/77/96 (Ex. 3285)
FAX: +91-33-2473 0957
E-mail: anirband@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Calcutta, India
Ph.D. (Chemistry) Jadavpur University, India

Dr. Dhar joined CSIR-CGCRI on May 23, 2012 as Scientist

Research Interest
Design, fabrication and optical/material characterization of specialty optical preform/fiber for application covering high power fiber laser, optical amplifier, bio-medical sensor and telecommunication.

Professional Career
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow from March 2009 to August 2010 (Institute of Photonics & Electronics, ASCR v.v.i, Czech Republic)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow from August 2010 to May 2012 (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK)
  • Scientist from May 2012 - continuing (CGCRI, Kolkata).

Awards/Recognition
  • Awarded Postdoctoral research fellowship from Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, United Kingdom in 2010.
  • 1 year Postdoc project from Grant Agency of Czech Republic (GACR) in 2010.
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship from Institute of Photonics & Electronics, ASCR, v.v.i, Prague, Czech Republic in 2010.
  • “MRSI Young Scientist Award” in Young Scientist Colloquium 2008 organized by Material Research Society of India (MRSI) in their Kolkata Chapter.
  • Best Oral presentation award in EMSI-NC 2006 conference held in RRL Trivandrum, India.
  • Research Fellowship from CSIR, India in 2002.
  • National Scholarship in 1994 and 1996.

Selected Publications
Publications Summary: in SCI Journals = 55; International conference Proceedings: 52, Book Chapters: 3
Best Five Publications:
  1. "73.7 Tb/s (96 x 3 x 256-Gb/s) mode-division-multiplexed DP-16QAM transmission with inline MM-EDFA", V. A. J. M. Sleiffer, Y. Jung, V. Veljanovski, R. G. H.van Uden, M. Kuschnerov, Q. Kang, L. Grüner-Nielsen, Y. Sun, D. J. Richardson, S. U. Alam, F. Poletti, J. K. Sahu, A. Dhar, H. Chen, B. Inan, A. M. J. Koonen, B. Corbett, R. Winfield, A. D. Ellis, H.de Waardt, Optics Express, 20(26), B428-B438 (2012). [IF: 3.749; Cited: 191]
  2. “Ytterbium-sensitized Thulium-doped fiber laser in the near-IR with 980 nm pumping”, Atasi. Pal, Anirban Dhar, Shyamal Das, Shu Ying Chen, Tong Sun, Ranjan sen and Kenneth T V Grattan, Opt. Express 18(5), 5068-5074 (2010). [IF:3.749; Cited: 30]
  3. “The mechanism of rare earth incorporation in solution doping process”, Anirban Dhar, Atasi Pal, Mukul Ch. Paul, P. Ray, Himadri S. Maiti and Ranjan Sen, Opt. Express 16(17), 12835-12846 (2008). [IF:3.749; Cited: 17]
  4. "Characterization of porous core layer for controlling rare earth incorporation in optical fiber", Anirban Dhar, Mukul Ch. Paul, Mrinmay Pal, Ashok Kr. Mondal, Suchitra Sen, Himadri Sekhar Maiti and Ranjan Sen, Opt. Express 14(20), 9006-9015 (2006). [IF:3.749; Cited: 59]
  5. "A green process for chlorine-free benzaldehyde from the solvent-free oxidation of benzyl alcohol with molecular oxygen over a supported nano-size gold catalyst", Vasant R. Choudhary, Anirban Dhar, Prabhas Jana, Rani Jha and Balu S. Uphade, Green Chemistry, 7, 768-770 (2005). [IF:5.84: Cited: 150 ]

Book Chapters:
  1. “Fabrication of rare earth doped optical fiber using MCVD process” Anirban Dhar ISBN 978-3-8383-4093-7, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG&CO.KG Germany, in 2010.
  2. “An Improved Method of Fabricating Rare Earth Doped Optical Fiber”, Ranjan sen and Anirban Dhar, Optical Fibers/Book 4, ISBN 979-953-307-653-8, by InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, in 2012.
  3. “Fabrication of rare earth doped optical fibers”, Mukul Ch. Paul, Anirban Dhar, Mrinmoy Pal, Shyamal K. Bhadra and Ranjan Sen, in Guded Wave Optics, Edited by Shyamal Bhadra and Ajoy Ghatak, Chapter-5, Page 65-102, Publisher Taylor & Francis, 2013.

Patents filed / Granted Summary: Indian: 1 numbers; US: 1 numbers
  • “A new codopant for fabricating rare earth (RE) doped optical fiber” Ranjan Sen, Anirban Dhar and Mukul Chandra Paul No. [0609DEL2009].
  • “A new codopant for fabricating rare earth (RE) doped optical fiber” Ranjan Sen, Anirban Dhar and Mukul Chandra Paul US Patent No: 8,649,650 B2.

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Identification of new codopant for optical amplifier
  • Fabrication of Erbium doped optical fiber of special design for multimode amplifier
  • Fabrication of radiation hard fiber for UV-Vis region
  • High Germanium doped optical fiber for sensor application



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