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    Refereed journals

    • Strong spatial correlations in random lasing from one-dimensional weakly disordered photonic crystals.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Krishna Joshi and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev A, In Press (2019)
    • Optical Thouless conductance and level-spacing statistics in two-dimensional Anderson localizing systems.
      Sandip Mondal, Randhir Kumar, Martin Kamp and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev B (Rapid), In Press (2019)
    • Effect of critical disorder on lifetime distributions of Anderson localized lasing modes.
      Krishna Joshi, Randhir Kumar, M. Balasubrahmaniyam and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev A, 100, 023803 (2019)
    • Spatio-temporal evolution of a pulse in a diffusive medium with negative anisotropy.
      Sandip Mondal and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Communications, 446, 123-127 (2019)
    • Direct experimental determination of critical disorder in one-dimensional weakly disordered photonic crystals.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev. B, 98, 184203 (2018)
    • Anderson localization at the hybridization gap in a plasmonic system.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Ajay Nahata and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev. B,98, 024202 (2018)
    • Self-assembled photonic crystals of monodisperse dendritic fibrous nanosilica for lasing: Role of fiber density.
      Ayan Maity, Sushil Mujumdar, and Vivek Polshettiwar.
      ACS App. Mater. Intefaces,10, 27,233392 (2018)
    • Temporal complexity in emission from Anderson-localized lasers.
      Randhir Kumar, M. Balasubrahmaniyam, K. Shadak Alee and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys Rev A,96, 063816 (2017)
    • Figures-of-merit of Anderson localization cavities in membrane-based periodic-on-average random templates
      Ashwin Boddeti, Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Communications,397, 39-43 (2017)
    • Direct observation of Anderson localization in plasmonic terahertz devices
      Shashank Pandey, Barun Gupta, Sushil Mujumdar and Ajay Nahata.
      Light:Science and Applications (Nature),6,e16232 (2017)
    • Intensity correlations in metal films with periodic-on-average random nanohole arrays
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Opt. Comm., 380,174-178 (2016)
    • Physical manifestation of extreme events in random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Opt. Lett., 40, 5046 (2015)
    • Self-amplification of supercritical angle fluorescence using multiple emitters at a dielectric-dielectric interface
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar.
      App. Opt., 54, 8170 (2015)
    • Exponentially tempered Levy sums in random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev Lett, 114, 183903 (2015)
    • Weak disorder induced reduction of lasing threshold in periodic systems
      K. Shadak Alee, Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev A, 91, 053818 (2015)
    • Excitation-dependent diffuse super-reflection from a random laser
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev A, 91, 053819 (2015)
    • Levy exponents as universal identifiers of threshold and criticality in random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev A, 90, 025801 (2014)
    • Single-mode, quasi-stable coherent random lasing in an amplifying, periodic-on-average random system
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, K. Shadak Alee, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 131112 (2014)
    • Random lasing over gap states from a quasi-one-dimensional amplifying periodic-on-average random superlattice
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 233903 (2013)
    • Foerster energy transfer induced random lasing at unconventional excitation wavelengths
      K. Shadak Alee, Sabyasachi Barik and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 221112 (2013)
    • Experimental demonstration of small-angle bending in an active direct-coupled chain of spherical microcavities
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 171108 (2013)
    • Inhibition and enhancement of spontaneous emission using photonic bandgap structures
      Rajesh Nair, Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Sushil Mujumdar, and B. N. Jagtap.
      Adv. Mat. Lett., 4, 497 (2013)
    • Dependence of Gauss-Levy transition on the disorder strength in random lasers.
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Phys. Rev. A, 87, 013822 (2013)
    • Frequency behavior of coherent random lasing in diffusive resonant media.
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Photonics and Nanostructures: Fundamentals and Applications, 10, 416(2012)
    • Estimation of first-passage lengths and Levy exponents in nanophotonic amplifying random media.
      Ravitej Uppu, and Sushil Mujumdar.
      AIP Conf. Proc, 1475, 86 (2012) [link]
    • Collective lasing from a linear array of dielectric microspheres with gain.
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Balu Chandra, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Express, 20, 6598 (2012) [link]
    • An aerosol-based coherent random laser.
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Letters, 37, 1053-1055 (2012) [link]
    • Photonic-band-edge-induced lasing in self-assembled dye-activated photonic crystals.
      Rajesh Nair, Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Sushil Mujumdar, and B. N. Jagtap.
      Phys. Rev A, 85, 023844 (2012) [link]
    • Identification of statistical regimes and crossovers in coherent random laser emission.
      Ravitej Uppu, Anjani Kumar Tiwari and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Letters, 37, 662-664 (2012) [link]
    • Persistent coherent random lasing using resonant scatterers.
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Express, 19, 23523-23531 (2011)
      Selected by Editorial Board for publication in
      Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics, 7, 1 (2012) [link]
    • Coherent random lasing in diffusive resonant media.
      Ravitej Uppu, Anjani Kumar Tiwari, and Sushil Mujumdar.
      AIP Conf. Proc, 1398, 103 (2011) [link]
    • On the coherent modes of ultranarrowband random lasers with nonresonant feedback.
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Applied Optics, 50, E13-E19 (2011) [link]
    • Statistical fluctuations of coherent and incoherent intensity in random lasers with nonresonant feedback.
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Optics Letters, 35, 2831-2833 (2010) [link]
    • Monte Carlo calculations of spectral features in random lasing.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Renato Torre, Hema Ramachandran, and Diederik Wiersma.
      Journal of Nanophotonics, 4, 041550 (2010) [link]
    • Tunability parameters in SNOM tip mediated tuning of an ultra-high quality heterostructure resonator.
      Sushil Mujumdar.
      Journal of Optics, 12, 035001 (2010) [link]
    • Chaotic Behavor of Random Lasers
      D. S. Wiersma, S. Mujumdar, S. Cavalieri, S. R. Torre, G. L. Oppo, and S. Lepri.
      Chapter 10 in Tutorials in Complex Photonic Media, M. Noginov, M. W. McCall, G. Dewar, and N. I. Zheludev, Eds., SPIE Press, Bellingham, WA, 277-299 (2009) [link]
    • Near-field imaging and frequency tuning of a high-Q photonic crystal membrane microcavity.
      Sushil Mujumdar, A. F. Koenderink, T. Suenner, B. C. Buchler, M. Kamp, A. Forchel, and V. Sandoghdar.
      Optics Express, 15, 17214 (2007) [link]
    • Chaotic behavior of random lasers with static disorder.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Volker Tuerck, Renato Torre and Diederik Wiersma.
      Phys. Rev. A. 76, 033807 (2007) [link]
    • Nano-optomechanical characterization and manipulation of photonic crystals.
      Sushil Mujumdar, A. F. Koenderink, R. Wueest, and V. Sandoghdar.
      IEEE JSTQE, 13, 253 (2007) [link]
    • Evanescent wave excited quasi-two dimensional random lasing.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Hema Ramachandran, N. Kumar, and A. K. Sood.
      Optics Letters, 31, 2722 (2006) [link]
    • Plasmonically enhanced diffusive and sub-diffusive metal nanoparticle-dye random laser.
      G.D.Dice, Sushil Mujumdar, and A. Y. Elezzabi.
      App. Phys. Lett. 86, 131105 (2005) [link]
    • Few-cycle pulse propagation in multiple scattering media.
      Sushil Mujumdar, G. D. Dice, and A.Y.Elezzabi
      Optics Communications, 247, 19 (2005) [link]
    • Optics of nanostructured dielectrics
      D.S. Wiersma, R. Sapienza , Sushil Mujumdar, M. Ghulinyan , and L. Pavesi
      Journal of Optics A, 7, S190 (2005) [link]
    • Experimental and numerical investigation of terahertz transmission through strongly scattering sub-wavelength size spheres.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Kenneth Chau, and AY. Elezzabi
      App. Phys. Lett. 85, 6284 (2004) [link]
    • Amplified extended modes in random lasers.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Marilena Ricci, Renato Torre and Diederik Wiersma
      Phys. Rev. Lett., 93, 053903 (2004) [link]
    • Imaging through turbid media using polarization modulation: dependence on scattering anisotropy.
      Sushil Mujumdar and Hema Ramachandran
      Optics Communications, 241, 1-9 (2004) [link]
    • Temperature tunable random lasing: Experimental Studies and Numerical Simulations.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Stefano Cavalieri and Diederik Wiersma
      J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 21, 201 (2004) [link]
    • Anisotropic weak localization in ordered nematic liquid crystals.
      Riccardo Sapienza, Sushil Mujumdar, Cecil Cheung, Arjun Yodh and Diederik Wiersma
      Phys. Rev. Lett, 92, 033903 (2004) [link]
    • Use of a graded-gain random amplifier as an optical diode.
      Sushil Mujumdar and Hema Ramachandran
      Optics Letters, 26, 12, 929 (2001) [link]
    • Comparative features of Optical Limiting in monolayer protected Gold, Silver and alloy nanoclusters under picosecond and nanosecond laser excitation.
      Reji Philip, Sushil Mujumdar, Hema Ramachandran, G.Ravindra Kumar, N.Sandhyarani and T.Pradeep
      Nonlinear Optics, 27, 357-365 (2001)
    • Spectral features in emissions from random amplifying media.
      Sushil Mujumdar and Hema Ramachandran
      Optics Communications, 176, 31-41 (2000) [link]
    • Imaging in turbid media using quasiballistic photons.
      Venkatesh Gopal, Sushil Mujumdar, Hema Ramachandran and A.K.Sood
      Optics Communications, 170, 331-345 (1999) [link]
    • A simple demonstration of the Pancharatnam phase as a geometric phase.
      P.Hariharan, Sushil Mujumdar and Hema Ramachandran
      Journal of Modern Optics, 46, 1443-1446 (1999) [link]
    • Pancharatnam phase as a purely geometric phase.
      P.Hariharan, K.A.Suresh, Sushil Mujumdar
      Current Science, 74, (1998). [link]

    Conference proceedings

    • Anderson Localization and Effect of Kerr-type Nonlinearity on Localized Modes.
      Sandip Mondal and Sushil Mujumdar
      Contemporary Trends in Optics 2017: From Atoms to Stars (CoOpt-2017) IISER Kolkata,18-19 December 2017
    • Anderson Localization and Effect of Kerr-type Nonlinearity on Localized Modes.
      Sandip Mondal and Sushil Mujumdar
      11th India-Singapore Joint Physics Symposium, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 5-7 March 2018.
    • Lasing from a quasi-one-dimensional array of microresonators.
      Krishna Chandra Joshi, M. Balasubrahmaniyam and Sushil Mujumdar
      11th India-Singapore Joint Physics Symposium, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 5-7 March 2018
    • Measurement of remnant van Hove singularities forstrong molecular coupling with Anderson localized mode.
      M Balasubrahmaniyam and Sushil Mujumdar
      Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 16-18 April 2018.
    • Mesoscopic light transport through a nonlinear scattering medium.
      Rabisankar Samanta, Ashwin kumar Boddeti and Sushil Mujumdar
      Contemporary Trends in Optics 2017, 18th-19th Dec 2017, IISER Kolkata, India.
    • Lifetime statistics of Anderson localized lasers.
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      Complex Nanophotonics Science Camp, 25 -28 July 2017, Cumberland Lodge, UK.
    • Properties of Anderson localization induced optical microcavities in periodic-on-average random templates
      Ashwin K. Boddeti and Sushil Mujumdar
      International Workshop on Complex Photonics, 22 -24 January 2017, Mumbai, India.
    • Anderson localization in a 1D plasmonic system at terahertz wavelengths.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Ajay Nahata and Sushil Mujumdar
      DFG-IIT Workshop on Nanophotonics, 20 -21 November 2017, IIT, Mumbai, India.
    • Plasmonic terahertz localization.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Ajay Nahata and Sushil Mujumdar
      International Workshop on Complex Photonics, 22-24 January 2017, TIFR Mumbai, India.
    • Anderson localization in a 1D coupled-cavity array.
      M. Balasubrahmaniyam, Ajay Nahata and Sushil Mujumdar
      (IONS) International OSA Network of Students Conference, 11 -14 September 2017, CUSAT Kochi, India.
    • Lifetime statistics of Anderson localized lasers.
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      International Workshop on Complex Photonics, 22 -24 January 2017, TIFR Mumbai, India.
    • Spatio-spectro-temporal studies of Anderson-localized lasers
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      SPSAS Nanophotonics, 17 – 19 July 2016, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil.
    • Spatio-spectro-temporal studies of Anderson-localized modes in quasi-1D systems
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      IONS Campinas 2016, 14 – 17 July 2016, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil.
    • Levy statistics and rare events in random laser emission
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      SPIE Photonics West, 13 – 18 February 2016, San Francisco, USA.
    • Self-amplification of super-critical angle fluorescence using a laser dye
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      WRAP 2015: Workshop on Recent Advances in Physics, 16 – 17 December 2015, IISc Bangalore, India.
    • Extreme-value statistics of intensity fluctuations in random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      Frontiers in Optics 2015, 18 – 22 October 2015, San Jose, USA.
    • Amplification of supercritical angle fluorescence at a dielectric-dielectric interface
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      6th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems, 17 – 19 September 2015, Capri, Italy.
    • A directional photonics source achieved through super-critical angle fluorescence
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      FiNSTAA'14: Frontiers in Nanoscience, Technology and Applications, 20 – 22 December 2014, SSSIHL Prashantinilayam, India.
    • Anderson localization in nearly periodic photonic crystal structures
      Ashwin K. Boddeti and Sushil Mujumdar
      FiNSTAA'14: Frontiers in Nanoscience, Technology and Applications, 20 – 22 December 2014, SSSIHL Prashantinilayam, India.
    • Amplification of super-critical angle fluorescence
      Randhir Kumar and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2014: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 13 – 16 December 2014, IIT Kharagpur, India.
    • Amplifying periodic-on-average random systems: Route to Anderson-localization random lasers
      Sushil Mujumdar, Anjani Kumar Tiwari, K Shadak Alee and Ravitej Uppu
      Photonics 2014: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 13 – 16 December 2014, IIT Kharagpur, India.
    • Diffuse super-reflection from a random laser
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2014:International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, 13 – 16 December 2014, IIT Kharagpur, India.
    • Photon-localization induced random lasing from an amplifying periodic-on-average random system
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, and Sushil Mujumdar
      CLEO/Europe- IQEC 2013, 12 – 16 May 2013, Munich, Germany
    • Random amplification of coherent light in diffusive random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      CLEO/Europe- IQEC 2013, 12 – 16 May 2013, Munich, Germany
    • Truncated Levy sum approach to intensity statistics in random lasers
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      CLEO:2013, 9-14 June 2013, San Jose, USA.
    • Resonant multilayers for frequency control of photon localization random lasers
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Girish Kulkarni, Sushil Mujumdar
      4th International Topical meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials,
      3 – 6 January 2013, Seefeld, Tirol, Austria
    • Lasing from quasi-one-dimensional random lattices of multiple resonators
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2010: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics,
      December 9th-12th, IIT Chennai, India, 2012.
    • Level repulsions in high transmittance modes in one-dimensional random lattices
      Girish Kulkarni and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2010: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics,
      December 9th-12th, IIT Chennai, India, 2012.
    • Levy exponents at critical excitation of nanostructured random amplifying media
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2010: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics,
      December 9th-12th, IIT Chennai, India, 2012.
    • Coherent random lasing from an array of amplifying aperiodic spherical scatterers
      Anjani Kumar Tiwari, Balu Chandra, Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      Kiran, Proceedings of the National Laser Symposium 2012, 22, 3 (2012)
    • Coherent random lasing in diffusive random media.
      Ravitej Uppu, Anjani Kumar Tiwari, and Sushil Mujumdar.
      TaCoNa-Photonics (Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics),
      Germany, October 26th -28th , 2011.
    • Tunability parameters in NSOM-assisted tuning of photonic crystal heterostructure resonators.
      Sushil Mujumdar.
      Photonics 2010: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics,
      December 11th-15th, IIT Guwahati, India, 2010.
    • Coherent optical radiation from a nanostructured disordered amplifying source.
      Ravitej Uppu and Sushil Mujumdar
      Photonics 2010: International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics,
      December 11th-15th, IIT Guwahati, India, 2010.
    • Near-field imaging and manipulation of high-Q resonances in photonic crystals
      Sushil Mujumdar, A. F. Koenderink, and Vahid Sandoghdar
      First International Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Seefeld, Austria.
      08-01-2007 to 11-01-2007
    • Near–field studies of high -Q resonances in photonic crystals.
      Sushil Mujumdar, A. F. Koenderink, and Vahid Sandoghdar , NFO, Lausanne, Switzerland.
      10-15 September 2006
    • Near-field studies of resonances in multistep photonic crystal heterostructure nanocavities.
      Sushil Mujumdar, A.F.Koenderink, and Vahid Sandoghdar
      DPG (German Physical Society) meeting, 13-17 March 2006, Frankfurt, Germany.
    • Broadband terahertz pulse propagation in strongly scattering random media.
      K. J. Chau, Sushil Mujumdar, and A. Y. Elezzabi
      Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, 2005 Conference
    • Terahertz propagation in random media with strong scattering.
      Kenneth Chau, Sushil Mujumdar, and A. Y. Elezzabi
      Photonics West 2005, SPIE International symposium, San Jose, California, USA.
    • Random lasers as fascinating new light source.
      Diederik S. Wiersma, Stefano Gottardo, Stefano Cavalieri, and Sushil Mujumdar.
      Frontiers in Optics, 88th OSA Annual Meeting, Rochester, New York, USA
      11-14 October 2004.
    • Experiments and numerical simulations of lasing in random media
      Sushil Mujumdar, Renato Torre, Stefano Cavalieri, and Diederik S. Wiersma
      International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology,
      SPIE's 49th Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, August 2004.
    • Complex photonic systems with external control: from optical NTC resistance to tunable random laser action.
      Wiersma, D.S., Sapienza, R., Gottardo, S., Cavalieri, S., Sushil Mujumdar, and Aliev, F.
      Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, 2003. QELS. Postconference Digest
    • Ultra-narrow lasing modes from random amplifying media.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Marilena Ricci, Renato Torre and Diederik Wiersma.
      CLEO/QELS-2003 Proceedings, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 2003.
    • Light transport in complex photonic systems.
      D.S.Wiersma, S. Gottardo, R. Sapienza, Sushil Mujumdar, S. Cavalieri, M. Colocci, R. Righini, L. Dal Negro, C. Oton, M. Ghulinyan, Z. Gaburro, L. Pavesi, F. Aliev, P.M.Johnson, A.Lagendijk, W.L.Vos.
      NATO ASI, Wave Scattering in Complex Media, Cargese, Corsica, France, June 2002.
    • An optical diode from a graded-gain random amplifier.
      Sushil Mujumdar and Hema Ramachandran.
      CLEO-2000, Nice, France, September 2000.
    • Three-dimensional stereoscopic imaging through turbid media.
      Sushil Mujumdar, Andal Narayanan, Hema Ramachandran.
      ICOL-Dehradun, December 1998
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