R. Vijaya

PhD (IIT Madras)

Professor, Department of Physics


Research Interest



  • PhD, (IIT Madras)
  • M.Sc., (IIT Madras)
  • B.Sc., (Meenakshi College, Madras)


 Courses on Optics / Lasers / Photonics / EM Theory / Quantum Electronics; 

  1. Arpita Haldar, M.Srinivas Reddy and R.Vijaya, Inexpensive graded-index antireflective surfaces for silicon-based optoelectronic devices J.Opt.Soc.Am.B33 2331-2338 (Nov 2016)

  2.  Suchita, Govind Kumar and R.Vijaya, Spectral features of anti-Stokes and Stokes modes generated by stimulated Raman scattering in liquid toluene, Appl.Phys.B 122:257 (Sept 2016)

  3. M.Srinivas Reddy and R.Vijaya, Cavity-coupled guided resonances with high quality factors in photonic crystal heterostructures, IEEE Phot.Tech.Lett. 28 (8), 833-836 (Apr 2016)

  4. M.Srinivas Reddy and R.Vijaya, Optimization of structural parameters of opal photonic crystals for wide pseudo-bandgaps, J.Opt. (IOP), 18, 055105 (Mar 2016)

  5. Dipak Rout and R.Vijaya, ocalized surface plasmon-influenced fluorescence decay in dye-doped metallo-dielectric opals, J. Appl.Phys. 119, 023108 (Jan 2016)

  6. Gyanendra Kumar and R.Vijaya,Dynamical features of loss and pump modulation in erbium doped fibre ring laser, J.Opt. (IOP) 17, 125402 (2015)

  7. Arpita Haldar, M.Srinivas Reddy and R.Vijaya, Enhancement of light collection through flexible polymeric films patterned using self-assembled photonic crystals, J.Phys.D: Appl.Phys. 48, 265103 (2015)

  8. Dipak Rout and R.Vijaya, Plasmonic Resonance-induced Effects on Stopband and Emission Characteristics of Dye-doped Opals, Plasmonics 10, 713-719 (2015)

  9. Gyanendra Kumar and R.Vijaya, Periodic states and chaos from erbium doped fibre laser under cavity-loss modulation, Physica D304-305, 34-41 (2015)

  • Ph.D students: Mr. Ummer K.V., Mr. Dipak Rout, Ms. Suchita, Mr. Govind Kumar, Mrs. Arpita Haldar, Ms.Pratyasha Sahani

  • Faculty member during 1997-2011 at IIT Bombay

  • Member, Optical Society of America

  • Member, SPIE

  • Senior Member, IEEE

  • SPIE Visiting Lecturer (2006 – on-going)

  • Best thesis / Best paper / Best poster awards received by group members (multiple times).


Department of Physics
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7552 (O)

Email: rvijaya[AT]iitk.ac.in

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