Dipan Ghosh

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Dipan Kumar Ghosh
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Residence Mumbai, India
Nationality India
Fields Condensed matter theory
Institutions Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Alma mater Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Doctoral advisor Chanchal Kumar Majumdar
Known for Majumdar–Ghosh model

Dipan Ghosh is an Indian theoretical physicist, best known for his exact enumeration of the ground state of a Heisenberg antiferromagnet, known in literature as the Majumdar–Ghosh model.[1]


Ghosh was awarded an M.Sc. in physics in 1966 from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack Utkal University, as that university's gold medalist. He would later receive his Ph. D. from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India in 1971 on the strength of his thesis, entitled "Study of Magnetic Hamiltonians", under the guidance of the late Professor Chanchal Kumar Majumdar. Post-doctoral work at Bristol University, Bristol, England with Professor John Ziman. (1971–72) Post-doctoral work at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA with the late Professor K. S. Singwi. (1972–73)



  1. ^ Dattagupta, Sushanta (2000). "Chanchal Kumar Majumdar (1938–2000) – An obituary" (PDF). Current Science 79 (1): 115–116. Retrieved 16 September 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "faculty:dkg:home · Department of Physics". Department of Physics, IITB. Retrieved 16 September 2010.