High Energy & Cosmic Ray Research Centre

Dr. Samir Kumar Sarkar

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Jt Sr. Scientific Research Officer

Contact Addresses:

Phone 0353-2776358,     +91-9434426957


Address(office) High Energy & Cosmic Ray Research Centre, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammounpur, PO-N.B.U., Dist-Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013, India.

Areas of Interest:  Cosmic Ray Physics, Astrophysics, X-Ray, Astronomy.

Number of Ph.D. students:   a) Supervised : 04               b) Ongoing : 03

Number of M.Phil. students: a) Supervised : Nil               b) Ongoing : Nil

Number of Publications:       Journal:10; Conference: more than 20

Professional Experiences:   32 yrs research experience in the field of High Energy Cosmic Ray Physics and Astrophysics

Administrative Experience:    Aabout 8 yrs experience as Head of the Centers (HECRRC and Computer Centre)

Slected Publications:

  1. Lateral Distribution and Energy Spectra of High Energy Muons in Cosmic Ray air Showers, D. K. Basak, S.K.  Sarkar, N. Mukherjee, S. Sanyal, B. Ghosh, Can. J. Phys. 68(1990)41
  2. The NBU Extensive Air Shower telescope for observation of UHE point sources, A.Bhadra, C. Chacrabarti, S.K. Sarkar, B. Ghosh and N. Chaudhuri, Nucl. Instru. & Methods in Physics Research A 414(1998)233
  3. An analysis of Cosmic Ray Air Showers for the Determination of Shower Age, S. Sanyal, B. Ghosh, S. K. Sarkar, A. Bhadra, A. Mukherjee and N. Chaudhuri, Aust. J. Phys., 46(1993)589.
  4. New Measurements and analysis of High Energy Muons in Cosmic Ray Extensive Air Showers, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. S. K. Sarkar, B. Ghose, N. Mukherjee, R. Chhetri, S. Sanyal, D. K. Basak, N. Chaudhuri, 17(1991)1279
  5. An experimental study of Primary Cosmic Rays at the knee energy region by observation of Extensive Air Showers (EAS) , G. Saha , A. Bhadra, C. Chakrabarti, S. K. Sarkar and N. Chaudhuri, IL Nuovo Cim. 21C (1998)215
  6. A New lateral Distribution Function for Electrons in Extensive Air Showers (EAS) Detected near Sea Level. , B. Bhattacharyya, A. Bhadra, A. Mukherjee, G. Saha, S. Sanyal, S. Sarkar, B. Ghosh, and N. Chaudhuri, IL Nuovo Cimento, 18C(1995)325