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सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान

CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute

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Scientists ▸ Dr. Mukul Chandra Paul
Dr. Mukul Chandra Paul

Dr. Mukul Chandra Paul

Senior Principal Scientist and Professor-AcSIR

Leader,Fiber Optics and Photonics Division (FOPD)
Head, Information Technology Division(ITD)


Contact Information:

Phone: 033-2322 3285
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: mcpal@cgcri.res.in
Webside: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-3566-2009
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8805-6129
Scopus Author ID: 57203337368
http://www.aascit.org/membership/mukulpaul

Dr. Mukul Chandra Paul

Dr. Paul joined CGCRI on 26.12.1997

Professional Career

Designation

Organization

Duration

JRF under CSIR-NET

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

1992-1994

SRF under CSIR-NET

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

1995-1997

Junior Scientist

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

1997-2000

Scientist

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

2001-2004

Senior Scientist

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

2005-2009

Principal Scientist

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

2010-2014

Senior Principal Scientist

Fiber Optics and Photonics Division-CGCRI

2014-Continuing

Visiting Scientist

Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere Condensee (LPMC) Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis CNRS-UMR 6622, Parc Valrose F 06108 NICE Cedex 2, FRANCE

6.0 months (28.3.2006 to 30.9.2006)

Visiting Scientist

Optoelectronic Research Center University of Southampton Southampton, UK

1.0 month (30.8.2008 – 30.9.2008)

Visiting Scientist

Optoelectronic Research Center University of Southampton Southampton, UK

One month (24.8.2009 – 24.9.2009

 

Visiting Scientist

CIO-Mexico

14 days (11.10.2010 to  24.10.2010

Visiting Scientist

CIO-Mexico

16 days (06.11.2011 to 21.11.2011

Visiting Scientist

Multimedia University, Malaysia

10 days (25.9.2012 to 4.10.2012)

Visiting Scientist

Heriot Watt University, UK

7 days (22.3.2014 to 28.3.2014)

Visiting Scientist

Northwest University, Xian’s City, China

9 days (16.6.2014 to 24.6.2014)

Visiting Scientist

Northwest University, Xian’s City, China

5 days(10.1.2016 to 14.1.2016)

Visiting Scientist

Multimedia University, Malaysia

9 days(13.3.2016 to 21.3.2016)

Visiting Scientist

Moscow state University, Russia

10 days  (10.2.2018 to 19.02.2018)

Visiting Scientist

Multimedia University, Malaysia

10 days (9.04.2018 to 18.04.2018)

Visiting Scientist

National Taiwan University of Technology (NTUT)

10 days (4.11.2019- 14.11.2019)

Education

Degree Discipline University; Year
B.Sc. Chemistry University of Burdwan, 1987
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry University of Burdwan, 1989
Ph.D. Science. University of Jadavpur, 2003

Patents filed / Granted

  1. An equipment for the manufacturing of thin multifilament fused quartz fibre strands and a process thereof, S.K. Bhadra, S. Chakraborti, T.K. Bandyopadhyay, K.K. Phani, N.R. Bose, K. Dasgupta, R. Sen, M.C.Paul, M.Pal, T.K. Gangopadhyay, and P.P.Giri, NF-165/2001, 14.3.2001, CSIR-India
  2. Process of making rare earth doped optical fibre, Ranjan Sen, Minati Chatterjee, Milan Kanti Naskar, Mrinmay Pal, Mukul Chandra Paul, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Kamal Dasgupta, Dibyendu Ganguli, Tarun Bandyopadhyay, Aharon Gedanken,US 20040187524, Sep. 30, 2004, CSIR-India
  3. Method of fabricating rare earth doped optical fibre, Ranjan Sen, Mrinmay Pal, Mukul Chandra Paul, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Somesh Chatterjee, Kamal Dasgupta,
    US 20030182970,, Oct. 2, 2003, CSIR-India
  4. Process of making rare earth doped optical fiber, Ranjan Sen, Minati Chatterjee, Milan Kanti Naskar, Mrinmay Pal, Mukul Chandra Paul, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Kamal Dasgupta, Dibyendu Ganguli, Tarun Bandyopadhyay, Aharon Gedanken,US 6889528,
    May, 10, 2005, CSIR-India
  5. Method for fabricating rare earth (re) doped optical fiber using a new co-dopant, Ranjan Sen, Anirban Dhar, Mukul Chandra Paul, Himadri Sekhar Maiti,, US 20120201504, Aug. 9, 2012, CSIR-India
  6. Procede de fabrication d’une fibre optique dopee aux terres rares, Sen Ranjan Pal Mrinmay , Paul Mukul Chandra , Bhadra Shyamal Kumar , Chatterjee Somesh , Dasgupta Kamal,
    CA 2481204,Feb, 15, 2011, MIT-New Delhi
  7. Method of fabricating rare earth doped optical fibre, Ranjan Sen, Mrinmay Pal, Mukul Chandra Paul, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Somesh Chatterjee, Kamal Dasgupta,
    US 6851281,Feb, 8,2005, CSIR-INDIA
  8. Process for making rare earth doped optical fiber, Tarun Bandyopadhyay, Ranjan Sen, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Kamal Dasgupta, Mukul Chandra Paul,
    US 6751990, June, 22, 2004, CSIR-INDIA
  9. Process for making rare earth doped optical fiber, Tarun Bandyopadhyay, Ranjan Sen, Shyamal Kumar Bhadra, Kamal Dasgupta, Mukul Chandra Paul,
    US 20020124601, Sep. 12, 2002, CSIR-INDIA
  10. Process of fabrication of silica based index-guided non-linear microstructure optical fibers with optimized suspension of innermost inner holes, S.K.Bhadra, D.Ghosh, M.Pal and M.C.Paul, 0147NF2012, 2012, CSIR-India
  11. Process of fabrication of rare-earth doped air-clad fiber for use as laser source with high efficiency in the infra-red wavelength region S.K.Bhadra, D.Ghosh, M.Pal, M.C.Paul and S.Das, Granted: 309650, Dated: 22.03.2019 CSIR-INDIA
  12. Method for fabricating rare earth (re) doped optical fiber using a new co-dopant.,
    Sen, A.Dhar, M.C.Paul and H.S.Maiti, US 8649650 B2, Feb, 11, 2014, CSIR-INDIA
  13. A process of fabrication of erbium and ytterbium-co-doped multi-elements silica glass based cladding-pumped fiber, M.C.Paul, A.Dhar, S.Das, M.Pal and S.K.Bhadra,, US2019/0375672A1, Dated: 12.12.2019, CSIR-INDIA
  14. A process of fabrication of erbium and ytterbium-co-doped multi-elements silica glass based cladding-pumped fiber, M.C.Paul, A.Dhar, S.Das, M.Pal and S.K.Bhadra,, Application No: 201811021507, Dated: 08.06.2018 , CSIR-INDIA
  15. An improved method for fabricating rare-earth (RE) doped optical fiber using a new codopant” Ranjan Sen, Anirban Dhar, Mukul Chandra Paul and Himadri Sekhar Maiti, European Patent Application Number: 10720035.4 , Dated: 14.08.2020, CSIR-INDIA and  DIT

Research Area:

Development of different waveguide design as well as various new material composition based specialty optical fibers to improve their corresponding waveguide/spectroscopic/ lasing/amplification/sensing properties for high power fiber FBG based refletors,  high power fiber laser, high power optical amplifier, broad-band sources starting from VIS to mid IR regions, fiber based hydrophone, fiber based saturable absorber for making of mode-locked as well as Q-switching fiber laser and  fiber based radiation as well as chemical sensors.

Research Interest towards making of fiber optic based devices:-

  1. Development of special ultra high NA based EDF  for  making of DFB or DBR Fiber laser  to develop fiber optic based hydrophone.
  2. Development of Metal nano-particles doped rare-earths co-doped optical fiber for making of fiber laser in visible region
  3. Development of Rare-earths doped nano-engineering YAS glass based optical fiber for making of high power fiber laser
  4. Development of multicore rare-earths doped optical fiber for making of mode-locked multi wavelength fiber laser .
  5. Development of large mode area EDF for high power optical amplifier as well as pico second pulse fiber laser.
  6. Development of Rare-earths doped nano-engineering glass based optical fiber based on zirconia-yttria-alumina-silica glass host for making of high power optical amplifier
  7. Development of Bismuth doped multi-element glass based optical fiber for making of broad band light source within 1100- 1500nm.
  8. Development of Chromium doped YAG nano-engineering glass based optical fiber for making of broad band light source.
  9. Development of highly non-linear optical fiber for making of blue enhanced SC source
  10. Development of PM –EYDF for making of rugged, lower cost wind LIDAR module.
  11. Development of new class of multimaterial glass based photosensitive fiber for regenerated fiber Bragg grating sensors for operation at high temperature (~14000C) .
  12. Development of Er/Yb doped cladding pump optical fiber for high power optical amplifier
  13. Developed Tm doped nano-engineered glass based optical fiber for mode locked fiber laser.

Notable Research Contribution

A. Specialty Optical Fibers:-
  • Developed suitable Er2O3 doped fibres in germano-alumina-silica glass for optical amplifier in C-band gain flattened DWDM communication networking system and CATV application.
  • Developed large core Yb2O3 doped nano-engineering glass host based fibres for high power fiber laser source that generated 250W of continuous-wave output power with 75% slope efficiency.
  • Developed suitable GeO2+B2O3 codoped photosensitive fibres for writing fibre-Bragg grating to make fibre optics based components and devices.
  • Developed high P2O5 doped radiation sensitive optical fibres for use as a radiation sensor in fibre optic dosimetry.
  • Developed dual core erbium doped optical fiber for optical amplifier in C-band gain flattened DWDM communication Networking system
  • Developed erbium doped optical fiber based on zirconia-yttria alumina silica glass host for optical amplifier in C-band gain flattened DWDM communication Networking system.
  • Developed suitable Er/Yb codoped fiber for high power optical amplifier.
  • Developed metal nano-particles doped optical fibers for broad band source at visible region
  • Developed Bismuth doped nano-engineering glass based optical fiber for broad band source at NIR region

B. Fiber optic based devices:- :-

  • Optical Optical Amplifier module having output power +23dBm for CATV application.
  • Broad band supercontiniuum source having maximum output power of 2.0 W from 500nm to 2200nm.
  • Confocal Microscope having spectral range from 450 to 2400nm with spectral resolution of 1nm in Visible and 7 nm at NIR region.
Sr. No  Award/Professional Recognition/Fellowship/Certificate Awarding Agency/Country Year

 

1.

Young  Scientist in connection   with INDIA-UK Young Scientist   Networking  Programme British Council 2003
2.

Best Paper award

 

OECC, Shanghi, China 2003
3. BOYSCAST Fellowship( Ref No:- SR/BY/C-21/05 ) DST 2005
4.

Best poster presentation Award

 

IIT, Chennai 2006
5. Best paper award Best Technical Paper- Material Science Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) 2006
6. Ministry of Science , Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) award Federal Government Administrative Centre, Malaysia 2010
7.

IEEE Photonic Distinguished Lecture Award

 

Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia 2011
8.

CIO  Lecture  Award

 

DG of Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Guanajuato, Mexico 2011
9. CSIR Technology Award Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, India) 2012
10.

Invited Speaker

 

3rd International Conference on Photonics-2012, (ICP-2012) held in Penang, Malaysia, 2012
11. UKIERI Award DST, India –British Council, UK 2013
12. Member of the technical program committee for ICP2013 IEEE Photonics Society, Malaysia 2013
13.

 Invited  Speaker

 

Second International Conference on Nanomaterials and Technologies (CNT-2014) 2014
14. Best prominent scientist in the area of fiber optics Northwest university, Xian’s City, China, Chinese Academic of Science 2014

15.

 

 

Member of technical programme committee in International Conference on applied science and technology (ICAST 2015) Sanya, China 2015
16. Member of conference scientific and technical committee board of  2015 International Conference on Mechanical engineering and Materials Technology (ICMEMT-2015) Istabul, Turkey 2015
17. CSIR Technology Award under Innovation Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, India) 2015
18. DST – RFBR Award for Indo-Russian Collaborative research work DST 2015
19. Invited Speaker International Conference on Photonics (ICP-2016 )  , IEEE Photonic Society , Malaysia 2016
20. Member of International Conference and Exhibition on Mesoscopic and Condensed Matter Physics Chicago, USA 2016
21. Selected as chairman to conduct SPIE and OSA student chapter member lecture series held on 3th October, 2016

Institute of Engineering and Management, Salt lake, Sector-V.

 

2016
22. Selected as a member of collaborative platform from India on “Round Robin Test / Laboratory Comparison on radiation induced attenuation in optical fibers” participating 12 countries such as Russia, Belgium, USA, Romania, Switzerland, Germany, China, France, Spain, Taiwan and South Korea. Germany 2017
23.

Indo-Portugal (FCT) Collaborative Research Grant Award

 

DST and Ministry of Science

& Technology and Higher Education of Portugal

2017
24 Key Note Speaker International conference on Science and Innovative Engineering (I-COSINE) held at Sabang , Indonesia 2018
25 Selected as an International Program Committee Member of the 2nd International Conference
on Optics, Photonics and Lasers (OPAL’ 2019) to be held in Amsterdam,  Netherlands on 24-26 April 2019

 International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA), Spain

 

2018
26 Selected as a member of the national steering committee of PHOTONICS-2018 IIT, NewDelhi, India 2018
27 Senior visiting scientist award National Taiwan University of Technology (NTUT), Taiwan 2019
28 Selected as International Reviewer by the Review Board of the Russian Science Foundation (RSF), Russia  for the International Expertise Project of  Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) Russian Science Foundation (RSF), Russia 2019
29 Best of the best professional ( S & T) Award as a member of the research work of post doctorate student, Dr. Arni Munira Binti Markom , University of Malaya, Malaysia in the 2nd digitalised international invention, innovation and design Johor 2019 held at Hotel Amansari Bandar Seri Alam, Masal Johor, Malaysia on 29th August, 2019. 2nd digitalised international invention, innovation and design 2019
30

Gold medal  as a group member of the research work related to the invention/innovation/design of Zirconia Laser: Towards Biomedical Applications’ at invention , innovation & design exposition 2019 (iideX2019) held at Dewan Agung Tuanku Canselor ( DATC),  Universiti Teknologi Mara , Shah Alam, Selangor , Malaysia, during 10 – 15 September, 2019

 

iideX2019 2019
31 Best student poster Award as co-author at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optic (CLEO) 2020 Optical Society of America(OSA) Fiber Modeling and Fabrication Group 2020
32 CK Somany Award for Innovation and Technology All India Glass Manufacturers’s Federation (AIGMF), New Delhi 2020
33 Key Note Speaker Advanced Fibre Laser Conference 2020 2020

Membership in organizational / national / international committees

  • Life- Membership of Indian Ceramic Society
  • OSA membership
  • Life – membership of Material Research Society of India (MRSI)
  • Life – membership of Electron Microscopy Research Society (EMRS)
  • Regular membership of American Ceramic Society (ACS)
  • Associate membership of IEEE

Editorial Board Members of some Important journals:

  • New journal of glass and ceramics (NJGC)
  • International journal of advanced nanomaterials
  • International journal of materials science research
  • Journal of Materials Science and Engineering Progress.
  • American Journal of Science and Technology .
  • International Journal of material Sciences and Engineering
  • Research Journal of Optics & Photonics

Editorship in reputed journals

  • Guest Editor for IEEE Journal of Selected Topics on Fiber Lasers in the Journal of Quantum Electronics, JSTQE , 2014
  • Guest Editor for the special issue on “Nano-engineered glass based optical fiber for fiber laser, amplifier and broad band light source” in Current Nano-science journals, 2015
  • Editor of Fiber Laser Book (ISBN: 978-953-51-4515-5) published by InTech “Fiber Laser” ed. by Mukul Chandra Paul

ITexLi | March 02, 2016 | ISBN: 9535146157 | 415 pages , 2016

  • Editor of   Book on “Fiber Laser: Advanced in Research and Applications”  published by Nova Science Publishers. INC. USA, 2017
  • Guest Editor for Special issue of Optical Materials Express (OMEX) [I.F: 2.566] on “Optical Fiber Materials” 2019
  • Associate Editor for special issue of IEEE Photonics Journal [I.F:2.673] on “Specialty Optical Fibers : Materials, Fabrication, Devices and Applications” 2019

    Selected Publications

    The total publications: 200 to be obtained from the following Google Scholar Citations link:
    https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=hQMaN6MAAAAJ&hl=en
    Five Best Papers:
    1. “Characterization of porous core layer for controlling rare earth incorporation in optical fiber” A Dhar, MC Paul, M Pal, AK Mandal, S Sen, HS Maiti, R Sen Optics Express 14 (20), 9006-9015, 2006
    2. “Diode-pumped 1028 nm Ytterbium-doped fiber laser with near 90% slope efficiency” SW Harun, MC Paul, MRA Moghaddam, S Das, R Sen, A Dhar, M Pal, SK Bhadra, H.Ahmad, Laser physics 20 (3), 656-660, 2010
    3. “Er doped oxide nanoparticles in silica based optical fibres” W Blanc, B Dussardier, MC Paul , Glass Technology-European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part A 50 (1) 79-81, 2009
    4. “Design of all-solid leakage channel fibers with large mode area and low bending loss” K Saitoh, Y Tsuchida, L Rosa, M Koshiba, F Poli, A Cucinotta, S Selleri, M.Pal , M.Paul, D.Ghosh , S.Bhadra Optics Express 17 (6), 4913-4919 , 2009
    5. “Performance comparison of Zr-based and Bi-based erbium-doped fiber amplifiers” MC Paul, SW Harun, NAD Huri, A Hamzah, S Das, M Pal, SK Bhadra, H Ahmad, S Yoo, MP Kalita, AJ Boyland, JK Sahu , Optics letters 35 (17), 2882-2884 , 2010

    …..full list

    Ph.D: Completed-3; Ongoing-4
    M.Tech: Completed-5
    M.Sc: Completed-6

    Last Updated on February 3, 2021