The division works in the board fields of many-body and mesoscopic physics, nanoscience, quantum information theory, quantum communication, quantum cryptography, the foundations of quantum mechanics, astronomy and astrophysics.
Mission & Goals
- Study of entanglement in condensed matter and noisy quantum systems.
- Study and application of quantum cryptography and quantum communication.
- Understanding physics from a computational and informational standpoint.
- Understanding philosophical issues (like individuation, identity and free will) from a physics standpoint.
- Research and E/PO in astronomy and astrophysics
Glimpses of Current Research
- Dynamics of entanglement: in spin chains, disspative and non-dissipative noisy channels.
- Classification of quantum cryptographic protocols in quantum mechanics and generalized probability theories.
- Quantum spin pumping and superconducting quantum dots.
- Axiomatic approach to quantum mechanics from computation/information theoretic perspective.
- Quantum mechanical formulation of free will.
- Bell-Kochen-Specker theorem for identity in quantum mechanics.
- Contextuality and nonlocality in quantum mechanics.
- Multi wavelength studies of Gamma-ray bursts, UV Astronomy, Optical spectroscopy of hard X-ray sources, CVs.
- Fractal and time-series analysis of Solar supergranulation.