Department of Physics

Dr. Saisudha B. Mallur

Dr. Saisudha B. MallurAssistant Professor, Department of Physics
Office Location: Currens Hall 527
Phone Number: (309) 298-1375
E-mail: SB-Mallur@wiu.edu
Personal Web Page: faculty.wiu.edu/SB-Mallur/

Education

  • Ph.D. – Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1996

Courses

  • Nuclear and Particle Physics (Spring) – Phys 540
  • Atomic and Molecular Optics (Fall) – Phys 576
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics 1 (Spring) – Phys 467
  • Graduate Seminar (Spring) – Phys 600
  • Modern Experimental Physics (Fall) – Phys 470
  • Classical Mechanics(Fall) - Phys 311
  • Electrodynamics (Spring) - Phys 320
  • Applied Physics I Labs(Fall) - Phys 114
  • Applied Physics II Labs(Spring) - Phys 115
  • General Physics I Labs(Fall) - Phys 124
  • General Physics II Labs(Spring) - Phys 125
  • University Physics I Labs (Fall) – Phys 211

Research Interests

Experimental AMO Physics

Current research interests:

 

  • Synthesis and characterization of glasses doped with nano particles .
  • Study their electronic and optical properties using optical absorption and fluorescence experiments.
  • Investigating the effect of nanoparticles on the optical properties of rare earth ions in glasses.

 

Selected Publications

  • "The effect of host glass on the optical properties of Nd3+, Sm3+ and Dy3+ in lead borate glasses", M.B. Saisudha and J. Ramakrishna, Phys. Rev. B53, 6186 (1996).
  • "The fluorescence of Nd3+ in lead borate and bismuth borate glasses with large stimulated emission cross-section", M.B. Saisudha, K.S.R. Koteshwara Rao, H.L. Bhat and J. Ramakrishna, J. Appl. Phys. 80, 4845 (1996).
  • "Optical absorption of Nd3+ in bismuth borate glasses with large radiative transition probabilities", M.B. Saisudha and J.Ramakrishna, Optical Materials, 18(4),403-417 (2002).