Research Interests

Investigation of charge transfer process in different nanoarchitect assembly, photocatalysis, electron transfer from Au nano-particles to the semiconductor.

Selected Publications

  • Ultrafast Electron-Transfer and -Trapping Dynamics in the Inter-Band-Gap States of ZrO2 Nanoparticles Sensitized by...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, A. Akbar, S. Verma, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 1753117539, (2013)
  • Ultrafast Hole and Electron Transfer Dynamics in CdS/Di-bromofluorescein (DBF) Super-Sensitized Quantum Dot Solar C...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 40204025, (2013)
  • Cascading Electron and Hole Transfer Dynamics in CdS/CdTe Core-Shell Sensitized Bromo-Pyrogallol Red (Br-PGR): Slow...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, U. Chopra, H. N. Ghosh
    Nanoscale, 7, 2698-2707, (2015)
  • Slow Electron Cooling Dynamics Mediated by Electron-Hole Decoupling in Highly Luminescent CdSxSe1-x Alloy Quantum D...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 1078510792, (2015)
  • Ultrafast Charge Carrier Delocalization in CdSe/CdS Quasi-Type II and CdS/CdSe Inverted Type I Core–Shell: A Struct...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 26202-26211, (2015)
  • Intraband Electron Cooling Mediated Unprecedented Photocurrent Conversion Efficiency of CdS x Se1–x Alloy QDs: Dire...
    P. Maity, S. Maiti, T. Debnath, J. Dana, S. K Guin, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (38), pp 2130921316, (2016)
  • Charge Delocalization in the Cascade Band Structure CdS/CdSe and CdS/CdTe Core–Shell Sensitized with Re (I)–Polypyr...
    P. Maity, T. Debnath, T. Banerjee, A. Das, H. N. Ghosh
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (18), pp 1005110061, (2016)
  • The impact of Au doping on the charge carrier dynamics at the interfaces between cationic porphyrin and silver nano...
    A. A. Almansaf, M. R. Parida, T. M.D. Besong, P. Maity, M. S. Bootharaju, O. M. Bakr, O. F...
    Chemical Physics Letters, (2017)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D. in Chemistry, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India, 2016
  • M.Sc in Chemistry, First Class, University of Calcutta, India, 2011
  • B.Sc in Chemistry, First Class, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, India, 2009

Professional Profile

  • ​​Dec 2016 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow,  KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 2013 - July 2016: Senior Research Fellow, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India
  • Aug 2011 - July 2013: Junior Research Fellow, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India

Awards

  • ​​OCES (DAE, India) Research Fellowship (Five years) in August 2011
  • International Travel Grant from HBNI, India in 2014
  • International Travel Support from SERB and CICS, India in 2016

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​​​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​​​​