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Dr. Mahadevan S.

Principal, School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore | Chairperson, Department of Sciences, Coimbatore

Qualification: M.Tech, MSc, Ph.D
s_mahadevan@cb.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Theoratical Nuclear Physics

Bio

Prof. Mahadevan S. serves as the Principal, Amrita School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore campus. He has 24 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. He has attended several national and international conferences and has presented papers in the field of Theoretical Nuclear Physics.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Calculation of Q-value and half-life of alpha decay in super heavy elements using S-matrix theory

Cite this Research Publication : Rahul, R. and Nandana B. and Mahadevan S, Calculation of Q-value and half-life of alpha decay in super heavy elements using S-matrix theory, International Journal of Modern Physics E, 29, 07,2050043, 2020

Publisher : International Journal of Modern Physics E

Year : 2020

Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula

Cite this Research Publication : M. Muhsin, Sunilkumar, S. V., M. Ratnam, V., Parameswaran, K., Mohankumar, K., Mahadevan, S., Dr. Murugadass K., Muraleedharan, P. M., B. Kumar, S., Nagendra, N., Emmanuel, M., Chandran, P. R. S., Koushik, N., Ramkumar, G., and Murthy, B. V. K., ““Contrasting features of tropospheric turbulence over the Indian peninsula””, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, vol. 197, p. 105179, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics

Year : 2019

Calculation of Q-value and half-life of alpha-decay chains of superheavy elements using double folding method

Cite this Research Publication : Nandana B. and Rahul R. and Mahadevan S, Calculation of Q-value and half-life of alpha-decay chains of superheavy elements using double folding method,International Journal of Modern Physics E, 28, 06, 1950045, 2019

Publisher : International Journal of Modern Physics E

Year : 2017

A Modified Semi Empirical Formula for α Decay Half-lives of Transactinide Elements

Cite this Research Publication : R Heera Shree, S Mahadevan, A Modified Semi Empirical Formula for α Decay Half-lives of Transactinide Elements. (Z= 104 to Z= 118), Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys, 2017, 62

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE Symp. on Nucl. Phys

Year : 2010, 2014

S-matrix-based unified calculation of Q-values and half-lives of α-decay of super heavy elements

Cite this Research Publication : Pa Prema, Dr. Mahadevan S., Shastry, C. Sa, and Gambhir, Y. Kb, “S-matrix-based unified calculation of Q-values and half-lives of α-decay of super heavy elements”, International Journal of Modern Physics E, vol. 19, pp. 2033-2043, 2010.

Publisher : International Journal of Modern Physics E

Year : 2014

Unified approach to alpha decay calculations

Cite this Research Publication : C. S. Shastr, Dr. Mahadevan S., and Aditya, K., “Unified approach to alpha decay calculations”, Pramana - Journal of Physics, vol. 82, pp. 868-878, 2014.

Publisher : Pramana - Journal of Physics

Year : 2010, 2014

S-matrix-based unified calculation of Q-values and half-lives of α-decay of super heavy elements

Cite this Research Publication : Pa Prema, Dr. Mahadevan S., Shastry, C. Sa, and Gambhir, Y. Kb, “S-matrix-based unified calculation of Q-values and half-lives of α-decay of super heavy elements”, International Journal of Modern Physics E, vol. 19, pp. 2033-2043, 2010.

Publisher : International Journal of Modern Physics E

Year : 2009

Quasi-bound states, resonance tunnelling, and tunnelling times generated by twin symmetric barriers

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Umamaheswari A., Prema, P., Dr. Mahadevan S., and Shastry, C. S., “Quasi-bound states, resonance tunnelling, and tunnelling times generated by twin symmetric barriers”, Pramana, vol. 73, p. 969, 2009.

Publisher : Pramana

Year : 2008

Study of alpha decay of super heavy elements using s-matrix and wkb methods

Cite this Research Publication : P. Prema, S. Mahadevan, C. S. Shastry and Y. K. Gambhir, ‘Study of Alpha decay of super heavy elements using S Matrix and WKB methods’, International Journal of Modern Physics E, Vol. 17, No. 4, (2008). pp 611- 629

Publisher : International Journal of Modern Physics E

Year : 2007

Transmission and scattering by an absorptive potential

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Umamaheswari A., Dr. Mahadevan S., Prema, Pa, Shastry, C. Sa, and Agarwalla, S. Kb, “Transmission and scattering by an absorptive potential”, American Journal of Physics, vol. 75, pp. 245-253, 2007.

Publisher : American Journal of Physics

Year : 2007

Light Dominates Physics

Publisher : Physics Education Journal

Year : 2006

Resonance-like tunneling across a barrier with adjacent wells

Publisher : Pramana - Journal of Physics

Year : 2006

Quantum mechanical transmission with absorption

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Mahadevan S., Dr. Umamaheswari A., Prema, P., Shastry, C. S., and , “Quantum mechanical transmission with absorption”, Phys. Educ, vol. 23, pp. 13–21, 2006.

Publisher : Phys. Educ

Year : 2006

Emerging Technologies Relevance to India

Cite this Research Publication : S Mahadevan, P Prema, ‘Emerging Technologies relevance to India’, Science India , 2006, Vol 9, No.2, PP 4-

Publisher : Science India

Year : 2006

Comparison of S-matrix and WKB methods for half-width calculations

Publisher : Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics

Year : 2006

Analysis of 16O + 28Si elastic scattering in the laboratory energy range 50.0 MeV to 142.5 MeV

Publisher : Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics

Conference Paper

Year : 2009

S-Matrix based unified calculation of Q-values and half lives of alpha-decay of super heavy elements

Cite this Research Publication : P Prema, S. Mahadevan, C. S. Shastry, A. Bhagawat, Y. K. Gambhir, “S-Matrix based unified calculation of Q-values and half lives of alpha-decay of super heavy elements”, Proceedings of the DAE-SNP, December 2009

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE-SNP

Year : 2008

Study of Quasi Bound States and Resonant Tunneling in twin symmetric barriers

Cite this Research Publication : Umamaheswari A, P.Prema, S.Mahadevan,’ Study of Quasi Bound States and Resonant Tunneling in twin symmetric barriers’, DAE Solid state Physics Symposium, December 2008

Publisher : DAE Solid state Physics Symposium

Year : 2006

Comparative studies of Half Width Calculations Using S-Matrix and WKB Methods

Cite this Research Publication : S Mahadevan, P. Prema, C. S. Shastry, ‘Comparative studies of Half Width Calculations Using S-Matrix and WKB Methods’, Proceedings of the DAE-SNP Vol.51, (2006) pp. 371

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE-SNP

Year : 2006

Resonance-like tunneling across a barrier with adjacent wells

Publisher : Pramana - Journal of Physics

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2012

Calculation of Q values and Half lives of $alpha$-decay for A= 152-181 using S-Matrix method

Cite this Research Publication : K. Aditya, Dharani, Ma, Prema, P., Dr. Mahadevan S., and Shastry, C. S., “Calculation of Q values and Half lives of $\alpha$-decay for A= 152-181 using S-Matrix method”, Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, vol. 44. 2012.

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics

Year : 2012

Selective suppression of Eigen states with an absorptive delta potential

Cite this Research Publication : Ma Dharani, Shastry, C. S., Sahu, B., and Dr. Mahadevan S., “Selective suppression of Eigen states with an absorptive delta potential”, in Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS symposium on nuclear physics. V. 57, 2012.

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS symposium on nuclear physics

Year : 2007

Calculation of widths of very sharp quasi stationary states

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Mahadevan S., Shastry, C. S., and Gambhir, Y. K., “Calculation of widths of very sharp quasi stationary states”, in Proceedings of the DAE symposium on nuclear physics. V. 52, 2007

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE symposium on nuclear physics. V. 52

Year : 2006

Resonances in the barrier region

Cite this Research Publication : P. Prema, Dr. Mahadevan S., Shastry, C. S., Agarwalla, S. K., Sahu, B. B., Sahu, B., and Mallick, G. S., “Resonances in the barrier region”, in Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS symposium on nuclear physics: V. 51, 2006.

Publisher : Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS symposium on nuclear physics: V. 51

Book

Year : 1998

A Laboratory Manual for the Second Pre-degree Students of Karnataka Pre- University Students. 1998.

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Mahadevan S., A Laboratory Manual for the Second Pre-degree Students of Karnataka Pre- University Students. 1998.

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  • M Tech : Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • MSc : Mahatma Gandhi University
  • BSc : Mahatma Gandhi University
Professional Appointments
Position held Institute/University
Junior Research Fellow Indian Institute of Astro Physics April 1990 to October 1990
Lecturer Vijaya College, Bangalore Janaury 1993- October 1998
Chairman, Council of Wardens, Associate Professor & Chairman Department of Sciences Janauary 2010-April 2014
Professor & Deputy Dean Amrita School of Engineering 2014-2022
Funded Projects
S.No Investigators Title of the Project Funding Agency Grant (Lakhs) Duration
1 Dr K P Soman and Dr S Mahadevan Analysis and characterization of fluid flow using PIV and PLIF ISRO 9.1 2004-2006
Teaching
  • Mechanics
  • Basics of Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electronics
  • Mechanics and properties of Matters
  • Classical Mechanics Advanced Classical Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics
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