Yashowanta N. Mohapatra

PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Professor, Department of Physics




  • PhD, (IISc Bangalore, 1988)
  • Five Year Integrated M.Sc. (BITS, Pilani 1981)



  • Durgesh C. Tripathi, Dhirendra K. Sinha, and Y.N. Mohapatra "Diffusivity and mobility of non-equilibrium carriers in organic semiconductors: Existence of critical field determining temperature dependence" Journal of Applied Physics, 114,154508 (2013)

  • Durgesh C. Tripathi and Y.N. Mohapatra "Diffusive capacitance in space charge limited organic diodes: Analysis of peak in capacitance-voltage characteristics" Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 253303 (2013).

  • Dhirendra K. Sinha and Y.N. Mohapatra "Charge trapping and electroluminescence at quantum dots embedded in a polymer matrix" Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications 13 (8) , pp. 1456-1462 (2012)

  • Awnish K. Tripathi, and Y.N. Mohapatra "Correlation of photocurrent and electroabsorption spectra and their temperature dependence for conjugated light emitting polymers: The origin of the corresponding density of states" Physical Review B 84, 205213 (2011)

  • Awnish K. Tripathi, Durgesh C. Tripathi,and Y.N. Mohapatra "Simultaneous and direct measurement of carrier diffusion constant and mobility in organic semiconductors and deviation from standard Einstein relation " Physical Review B 84, 041201 (RAPID COMMUNICATIONS) (2011)


  • Chair, International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices, IWPSD 2011

  • First occupant of Pradeep Sindhu Chair Professor at IIT Kanpur (2006-2009).

  • Recipient of MRS Medal of MRS Indian Chapter in 2007.

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Nanophotonics (SPIE) (2009-2011)

  • Associated Editor: Advanced Condensed Matter Physics (Hindwai) (2008-)



Department of Physics
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7033 (O)

Email: ynm[AT]iitk.ac.in


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