Department of Chemistry

Dr. Anirban Misra

Dr. Anirban Misra

M.Sc., M. Tech., Ph.D.


Life Member- Chemical Research Society of India; American Chemical Society (Honorary 3 years Membership)

Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 9434228745
Mailing Address Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail anirbanmisra@yahoo.com

Subject Specialization: Physical Chemistry

Areas of Research Interest: Theoretical Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 05      (b) Ongoing: 05.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: Nil .

No. of Publications:        (a) Scientific Papers: 55    (b) Book chapter(s): 01

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Selective List of Publications:

            Book Chapter(s):
  1. “Diradical Based Organic Molecular Magnetism: Theory and Applications” Debojit Bhattacharya, Anirban Panda, Anirban Misra, (Nova Publishers, 2011).

    Scientific Papers:

  2. S. Shil, M. Roy and A. Misra, Role of Coupler to Design Organic Magnetic Molecules: LUMO Plays an Important Role in Magnetic Exchange, RSC Adv. 5, 105574 – 105582 (2015).
  3. S. Pal, T. Goswami and A. Misra, Noncomparative scaling of aromaticity through electron itinerancy, 5, 107211 (2015).
  4. S. Shil, D. Bhattacharya,, A. Misra and D. J. Klein, A high-spin organic diradical as a spin filter, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 23378 (2015).
  5. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, A. Misra, L. Bytautas and D. J. Klein, Photomagnetic and Nonlinear Optical Properties in cis-trans Green Fluoroprotein Chromophore Coupled Bis-Imino Nitroxide Diradicals, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 115, 426-433 (2015).
  6. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, A. Misra, L. Bytautas and D. J. Klein, Borazine: spin blocker or not?, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 14223-14237 (2015).
  7. T. Goswami, S. Paul, S. Mandal, A. Misra, A. Anoop and P. K. Chattaraj, On the Existence of Bond Stretch Isomerism in Be32-: A Theoretical Account, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 115, 426-433 (2015).
  8. R. Kar, T. Goswami, B.C. Paul and A. Misra, On magnon mediated Cooper pair formation in ferromagnetic superconductors, AIP Adv. 4, 087126-12 (2014).
  9. T. Goswami and A. Misra, On the Control of Magnetic Anisotropy through External Electric Field, Chem. Euro. J.  20, 13951 – 13956 (2014).
  10. D. Bhattacharya, A. Panda, A. Misra and D. J. Klein, Clar Theory Extended for Polyacenes and Beyond, J. Phys. Chem. A. 118, 4325−4338 (2014).
  11. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, T. Goswami, A. Misra and D. J. Klein, A note on second-order nonlinear optical response of high-spin bis-TEMPO diradicals with possible application, Comput. Theor. Chem.  1039, 11-14 (2014).
  12. T. Goswami, S. Paul and A. Misra, Effect of Charge Transfer and Periodicity on the Magnetism of [Cr(Cp*)2][ETCE], RSC Adv. 4, 14847-14857 (2014).
  13. S. Sarkar, S. Shil and A. Misra, DFT based study on the mechanism of an unexpected reaction of aldehydes with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, J. Ind. Chem. Soc. A (Accepted 2014). 91, 1289-1297 (2014).
  14. B. Sinha, T. Goswami, S. Paul and A. Misra, The impact of surface structure and band gap on the optoelectronic properties of Cu2O nanoclusters of varying size and symmetry, RSC Adv. 4, 5092–5104 (2014).
  15. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, T. Goswami, A. Misra, A. Panda and D.J. Klein, A Theoretical Study on Magnetic Properties of Bis-TEMPO Diradicals with Possible Application, Comput. Theor. Chem. 1024, 15-23 (2013).
  16. M. Majumder, T. Goswami, A. Misra, S. Bardhan and S. K. Saha, Intermolecular  Interaction  in  2-Aminopyridine: A  Density Functional Study, Commun. Comput. Chem. 1, 225-243 (2013).
  17. S. Paul, T. Goswami, A. Misra and P. K. Chattaraj, Concurrent loss of aromaticity and onset of superexchange in Mg3Na2 with an increasing Na – Mg3 distance, Theor. Chem. Acc.  132, 1391-10 (2013).
  18. S. Shil and A.Misra, Electric Field Induced Tuning of Molecular Conformation to Acquire Spintronics Property in Biphenyl Systems,  RSC Adv. 3, 14352-14362 (2013).
  19. S. Shil, D. Bhattacharya, S. Sarkar and A. Misra, Performance of the Widely Used Minnesota Density Functionals for the Prediction of Heat of Formations, Ionization Potentials of Some Benchmarked First Row Transition Metal Complexes, J. Phys. Chem. A. 117, 4945-4955 (2013).
  20. S. Shil, S. Paul and A. Misra, Charge Transfer Induced Magnetism in Mixed-stack Complexes, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 2016-2023 (2013).
  21. T. Goswami and A. Misra, Ligand Effects toward the Modulation of Magnetic Anisotropy and Design of Magnetic Systems with Desired Anisotropy Characteristics, J. Phys. Chem. A. 116, 5207-5215 (2012).
  22. R. Kar, A. Misra, N. H. March and D. J. Klein, Bose-Einstein Condensation of Magnons in Ferromagnetic Thin Films, Phase Transitions, 85, 831-839 (2012).
  23. D. Bhattacharya, A. Panda, S. Shil, T. Goswami and A. Misra, A Theoretical Study on Photomagnetic Fluorescent Protein Chromophore Coupled Diradicals and Their Possible Applications, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 6509-6913 (2012).
  24. S. Paul and A. Misra, Interpretation and quantification of magnetic interaction through spin topology, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 8, 843-853 (2012).  
  25. S. Paul and A. Misra, Interplay among aromaticity, magnetism and nonlinear optical response in all-metal aromatic systems, Inorg. Chem. 50, 3234-3246 (2011).
  26. A. Misra and A. Panda, On the Variation of Ortho-hydrogen and Para-hydrogen Ratio with Magnetic Field Strength at Low Temperature, J. Low Temp. Phys. 163, 311-316 (2011).
  27. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil and A. Misra, Photoresponsive Magnetization Reversal in Green Fluorescent Protein Chromophore Based Diradicals, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 217, 402-410 (2011).
  28. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, A. Panda and A. Misra, A DFT study on the magneto-structural property of ferromagnetic heteroverdazyl diradicals with phenylene coupler, J. Phys. Chem. A. 114, 11833-11841 (2010).
  29. R. Kar and A. Misra, Rise of temperature in ferromagnetic nanoparticles due to perpendicular pumping, Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Lett. 2, 253-256 (2010).
  30. S. Paul and A. Misra, Exchange interactions in systems with multiple magnetic sites, J. Phys. Chem. A.  114, 6641-6647 (2010).
  31. S. Shil and A. Misra, Photoinduced antiferromagnetic to ferromagnetic crossover in organic systems, J. Phys. Chem. A.  114, 2022-2027 (2010).
  32. D. Bhattacharya, S. Shil, A. Misra and D. J. Klein, Intramolecular ferromagnetic coupling in bis-oxoverdazyl and bis-thioxoverdazyl diradicals with polyacene spacers, Theor. Chem. Acc.  127, 57-67 (2010).
  33. R. Kar and A. Misra, Increase in temperature of a ferromagnetic substance in rf magnetic field, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 322, 671-674 (2010).
  34. A. Misra, T. G. Schmalz and D. J. Klein, Clar theory for radical benzenoids, J. Chem. Inf. Model. 49, 2670-2676 (2009). 
  35. S. Sarkar, S. Shil, S. Paul and A, Misra, On protonationa and methylation of benzene: a B3LYP DFT based study, J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 916, 154-158 (2009).
  36. D. Bhattacharya and A. Misra, Density functional theory based study of magnetic interactions in bis-oxoverdazyl diradicals connected by different aromatic couplers, J. Phys. Chem. A. 113, 5470-5475 (2009). 
  37. S. Paul and A. Misra, On magnetic nature of Mn clusters, J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 907, 35-40 (2009).
  38. A. Misra, D. J. Klein and T. Morikawa, Clar theory on molecular benzenoids, J. Phys. Chem A.113, 1151–1158 (2009).
  39. S. Paul and A. Misra, Magnetic properties of Cr2On¯ clusters: a theoretical study, J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 895 156-160 (2009).
  40. A. Misra and A. Panda, Variation of H2 bond length with magnetic field, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 252, 98-100 (2008).
  41. A. Misra and S. N. Datta, Relativistic Hamiltonian for neutral atom of spin-1/2 nucleus in homogeneous magnetic field, Ind. J. Phys. 81, 881-888 (2007).
  42. S.N Datta and A. Misra, Retarded boson-fermion interaction in atomic systems, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 084111-8 (2006).
  43. Misra and S.N Datta, Relativistic dynamics of half-spin particles in a homogeneous magnetic field: An atom with nucleus of spin ½, J. Chem. Phys. 123, 064101-9 (2005).
  44. A.Misra, A.Ayuela, D.J.Klein and N.H.March, Magnetically order materials: relation between internal energy, magnetization and applied field, Phys. Lett. A 239, 396-401 (2004).
  45. D.Babic, T.Doslic, D.J.Klein and A.Misra, Kekulenoid addition patterns for fullerene and some lower homologs, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 77, 2003-2010 (2004).
  46. D.J.Klein and A.Misra, Minimally Kekulenoid pi-networks and Reactivity for Acrylics, Croat. Chem. Acta 77, 179-191 (2004).
  47. A.Misra, D.J.Klein, S.N.Datta and N.H.March, Internal energy and magnetic moment of three-dimensional ferromagnets, Int. J. Quant. Chem. 95, 451-454 (2003).
  48. D.J.Klein and A.Misra,Topological isomer generation & enumeration application for polyphenacenes, match 46, 45-69 (2002).
  49. S.N.Datta and A.Misra, Relativistic dynamics of positronium atom in a uniform magnetic field, Int. J. Quant. Chem. 90, 812-821 (2002).
  50. A.Misra and D.J.Klein,Characterization of cyclo-polyphenacenes, J. Chem. Inf. Comp. Sc. 42, 1171-1175 (2002).
  51. S.N.Datta and A.Misra, Nonrelativistc dynamics of particles with characteristic spin and anomalous magnetic moments in a homogeneous magnetic field, J. Chem. Phys. 114, 9209-9219 (2001).
  52. S.N.Datta and A.Misra,Exact solution of the relativistic dynamics of a spin-1/2 particle moving in a homogeneous magnetic field, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 82, 209-217 (2001).
  53. S.N.Datta and A.Misra,Relativistic dynamics of two spin half particles in a homogeneous magnetic field, J. Chem. Phys.114,1478-1490 (2001).
  54. S.N.Datta,A.Misra,and R.Vinodhkumar,High-spin behavior of molecular crystals and extended p-systems, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 79, 308-324 (2000).
  55. S.N.Datta and A.Misra, On ferromagnetic and  antiferromagneic properties of molecular crystals, J. Chem. Phys.111,9009-9024 (1999).
  56. P.K.Nandi, A.Misra, and A.B.Sannigrahi; Ab-initio SCF study of the nature of bonding in neutral and cationic silicon hydrided and analogous carbon compounds, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sc.(Chem. Sc.) 106, 315-326 (1994).