Raj Mohanty Pritiraj Mohanty RESEARCH: Group Web Page: http://nano.bu.edu/ Research Interests: Quantum Information: Control and Manipulation of Coherent Signals:
Controlling Decoherence in Nanoscale Structures, Picosecond Pulse
Measurements in Time Domain and External Control of Coherence, Nanomechanics: Energy Relaxation in Micro and NanoMechanical
Structure, Quantum Friction, Quantum Nanomechanics: Quantum motion of oscillators, macroscopic quantum
physics; Foundations of quantum theory Gravity: Fundamental Force Measurement: Gravitational Force
in Micron Scale in search of extra dimensions, Nanoscale Superconductivity: Nanoscale HighTc Superconductivity and Quantum
Phase Systems Nanoscale Biosensors for Ultrasensitive Assay of Breast
Cancer Biomarkers, Nanoelectronic
& nanomechanical sensors and sensor arrays for pH & ion detection;
parallel assay of diseasespecific proteins 
TEACHING: PY351: Modern Physics (I):
Quantum Mechanics & Relativity Course Website: webct.bu.edu (BU ACS
login and password needed) Topics: Basic principles of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics:
experimental basis of quantum theory, wave particle duality, freeparticle
Schrodingerâ€™s equation, matter waves, uncertainty principle, quantum
coherence and quantum measurement problem, operator formalism, bound state
problems (particle in a box, infinite walls, and quantum harmonic
oscillator), unbound state problems (tunneling and alpha decay), quantum
mechanics in three dimension (hydrogen atom and hydrogenlike atoms), atomic
spectra, quantization, transition rates, lasers, spin and angular momentum, special theory of relativity and introduction to general
relativity 

