Tapash Chakraborty   Dr., Dres. h.c.         

Tier-I Canada Research Chair    (2003 - 2017)

A cup of Darjeeling Tea with Klaus von Klitzing
The most interesting material in the world
Graphene Butterfly (PRL 2014)
Fractal Butterflies -- the MANITOBAN (online version)
Long Live FQHE!           Now in Sun lotions!


                          American Physical Society
                          - Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics
                        Fellow: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
                                           Universität zu Köln, Germany (1979-1981)
             Docent: University of Oulu, Finland, 1995
                   Dr. h.c.: University of Oulu, Finland, 1998

                                 Dr. h.c.: Yerevan State University, Armenia, 2014


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        University of Manitoba
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Canada Research Chair

                              ( 2003 - 2010 - 2017)           A letter from the
                                                                           Prime Minister

My Publications

Google Scholar Citations
Total number of publications 195

My first book (1988)!  Reviews!                                                                                 

List of Publications (by Year)           by journal

        Books         Review articles

My Amazon reviews of some of my favorite books:
        - Adam's Curse: A Future without Men by Bryan Sykes
        - The Beautiful Invisible: Creativity, Imagination,
           and Theoretical Physics
by Giovanni Vignale

Just happened ... notwithstanding ...
Honorary Doctorate Yerevan State University, Armenia (2014)

Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (2011)

"For understanding of the spin structure of the fractional quantum
Hall effect and the electronic properties of quantum dots"

In the Graphene world ...
Hideo Aoki, Mildred S. Dresselhaus (Eds.)
Technology profile: Graphene: The miracle material
   Our article featured prominently in a book chapter (see here)  
                            and in a Review article

A Review of Graphene: Adv. Phys. (2010)      IF: 37!
(This article was `viewed' from Publisher's site 8000 times!)

        Notable publications
T.C. & Klaus von Klitzing (Nobel Prize 1985)

    P.A. Maksym & T. Chakraborty: Quantum Dots in a Magnetic Field:
          Role of Electron-Electron Interactions,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 108 (1990).
        Times cited: 1065
     …  According to the American Physical Society, this is the 8-th most cited PRL
            of 1990
    (out of over 1700 papers published)! This paper, to the best of my knowledge,
            introduced the term artificial atom for the first time to describe a quantum dot!

    D. Abergel, V. Apalkov, J. Berashevich, K. Ziegler, & T. Chakraborty:
             Properties of graphene: A theoretical perspective,

             Adv. Phys. 59, 261 (2010)
        Times cited: 688

    Tapash Chakraborty & Pekka Pietiläinen: The Quantum Hall Effects: Fractional
           and Integral,
        Springer, (1995) (sold out book)
        Times cited: 465

    T. Chakraborty, & P. Pietiläinen: Electron-electron Interaction and the
             Persistent Current in a Quantum Ring,
    Phys. Rev. B 50, 8460 (1994)
        Times cited: 294

    Tapash Chakraborty & Pekka Pietiläinen: The Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
        Springer, (1988) (sold out book)
        Times cited: 249

    P. Maksym & T. Chakraborty: The Effect of Electron-Electron Interactions on
            the Magnetization of Quantum Dots,
    Phys. Rev. B 45, 1947 (R) (1992)
        Times cited: 257

    Tapash Chakraborty: Quantum Dots - A survey of the properties
             of artificial atoms
        Elsevier, first edition (1999), (Book)
        Times cited: 268

    V. Halonen, T. Chakraborty, & P. Pietiläinen: Excitons in a Parabolic
             Dot in Magnetic Fields,
        Phys. Rev. B 45, 5980 (1992)
        Times cited: 174

    V. Halonen, P. Pietiläinen, & T. Chakraborty: Optical Absorption Spectra of
             Quantum Dots and Rings with a Repulsive Scattering Center

             Europhys. Lett. 33, 377 (1996)
        Times cited: 159

    V. Apalkov & T. Chakraborty: The Fractional Quantum Hall States
             of Dirac Electrons in Graphene,

             Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 126801 (2006)
        Times cited: 160

    T. Chakraborty: Physics of Artificial Atoms: Quantum Dots in a Magnetic
    Comments Condens. Matter Phys. 16, 35 (1992) (Review)
        Times cited: 154

    T. Chakraborty, & P. Pietiläinen: Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
             at Half-Filled Landau Level in a Multiple Layer Electron System,

             Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2784 (1987)
        Times cited: 133

    T. Chakraborty & F.C. Zhang: The Role of Reversed Spins in the Correlated
             Ground State for the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect,

             Phys. Rev. B 29, 7032 (R) (1984)
        Times cited: 126

    F.C. Zhang & T. Chakraborty: Ground State of Two-Dimensional Electrons
             and the Reversed Spins in the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect,

             Phys. Rev. B 30, 7320 (R) (1984)
        Times cited: 118

    T. Chakraborty, P. Pietiläinen, & F.C. Zhang: Elementary Excitations in
             the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect and the Spin-Reversed Quasiparticles,

             Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 130 (1986)
        Times cited: 113

    A.V. Madhav & T. Chakraborty: Electronic Properties of Anisotropic Quantum Dots in a
             Magnetic Field,

             Phys. Rev. B 49, 8163 (1994)
        Times cited: 104

                     Total citations: 7644 / 195 Publications

Source: Google Scholar
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Founder Editor
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Journals 2014 Impact Factor
Phys. Rev. Lett. 7.51
Phys. Rev. B 3.73
New J. Phys. 3.55
Appl. Phys. Lett. 3.30
J. Chem. Phys. 2.95
J. Phys.: Condens. Matt. 2.34
J. Appl. Phys. 2.10
Europhys. Lett. 2.09
Physica E 2.00
Sol. State Commun. 1.89
Review Journals 2014 Impact Factor
Rev.Mod. Phys. 29.60
Adv. Phys. 20.83
Phys. Rep. 20.03
Rep. Prog. Phys. 17.06