Anil Kumar Gourishetty

Working at Dept. of Physics, IIT Roorkee since 3rd January 2011

Also, associated with Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management (CoEDMM), IIT Roorkee since 2014

Research interests:

* Growth and characterization of scintillators for different applications
* Development of GEANT4 codes for understanding response of radiation detectors  Nuclear Astrophysics
* Studies on intrinsic resolution of scintillators
* Radiation induced effects in materials
* Environmental radioactivity
* Teaching methodology

Post Doctoral Fellow at Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland (worked with Prof. Adam Maj) (Oct 2009 – July 2010):

  • Detailed GEANT4 simulations of PARIS (Photon Array for studies with Radioactive Ion and Stable beams) array which will be one of the new important detectors for the pan-European facility SPIRAL2, to be located in France.
  • TestingofperformanceofLaBr3:Cedetectorsofdifferentsizes
  • Participation in experiments at Heavy Ion Laboratory, Warsaw, Poland
  • Participated in first AGATA experiment at Legnaro National Laboratory, Italy
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (worked with Prof. Indranil Mazumdar) (May 2007 – Oct 2009):
    •   Responseofnew4 sum-spinspectrometerconsistingof32conicalNaI(Tl)detectors, 14 NaI(Tl) detectors packed in castle geometry, 7 NaI(Tl) detectors in honeycomb configuration: Experimental measurements and GEANT4 simulations.
    •   True coincidence summing correction for large arrays of NaI(Tl) detectors and for a LaBr3(Ce) detector: Experimental measurements and GEANT4 simulations.
    •   Experimental studies on a LaBr3(Ce)-NaI(Tl) phoswich detector for X-ray and low energy -ray astronomy.
    •   Foldtomultiplicitycalculationsfordetectorarraysindifferentconfigurations.
    •   Participated in two experiments1. Study of giant dipole resonance decay from hot rotating 192Pt.2. High spin structure of nuclei with A ~ 130.
    •   Augmentation of plastic scintillator for cosmic ray shielding using optical fiber.
    •   ParticipatedinextensivetestingofNaI(Tl)detectorsofdifferentsizes,differentshapesand related electronics.
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