American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics

American Journal of Condensed Matter physics is a peer reviewed, scientific journal, which publishes papers that contain fundamental condensed matter science.

Soma Dutta

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Condensed Matter Physics

Staff Scientist, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

Research Areas

Experimental Materials Science: Thinfilms, Heterostuctures, Dielectric, Ferroelectrics, Piezolectrics and Thermoelectrics


2004Ph.DExperimental Condensed Matter Physics, IIT, Kharagpur, India
1996M.ScSolid State Physics, Vidyasagar University, India
1993B.ScPhysics, Vidyasagar University, India


2006-presentSenior Scientist, Materials Science Division National Aerospace Laboratories/Bangalore, India
2004-2006Post Doctoral Fellow, National Aerospace Laboratories/Bangalore, India
2004Senior Project Officer, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
1997-1999Lecturer in Physics and Computer Science, Kharagpur College, West Bengal, India


Member, Institute for Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS), India
Member, Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (ISAMPE)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Soma Dutta, Shubha V and Ramesh T G , "Effect of Pressure and Temperature on Thermopower of Bi-Sb Alloys" Physica B 405 (2010) 1239.
[2]  Soma Dutta, V. Shubha, T.G. Ramesh and Florita D'Sa "Thermal and electronic properties of Bi1-xSbx alloys" J. Alloys and Compounds 467 (2009) 305
[3]  Shubha V, Soma Dutta, Ramesh T. G. "Pressure effect on Electrical Resistivity of Bi-Sb Alloys" J. High temps high press 37 (2008) 317.
[4]  Soma Dutta, "Design and simulation of optimum piezoelectric MEMS microactuator for smart control applications" Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences 15 (2008) 99.
[5]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary, "Effect of trivalent Iron substitution on structure and properties of PLZT ceramics" Applied Physics A 90 (2) (2008) 323.
[6]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha "Impedance spectroscopy investigation of structure-property relationship in Fe+3 ion incorporated PLZT ceramics" Ceramics International 33 (2007) 13–20.
[7]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "Structural, Dielectric and Piezoelectric Properties of Aluminium Doped PLZT Ceramics Prepared by Sol-Gel Route" J.Alloys. Comp. 430(1-2) (2007) 344.
[8]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "Effect of Ga+3-ion substitution on structural, dielectric and electrical properties of PLZT ceramics"Ferroelectrics 330 (2006) 1.
[9]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "Electrical properties of Antimony doped PLZT ceramics prepared by mixed oxide route" J. Alloys Comp. 426(1-2) (2006) 345.
[10]  S. Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "AC response of Bi-modified Pb0.92La0.08(Zr0.65Ti0.35)0.98O3 ceramics" Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 36(2006)141.
[11]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, Impedance spectroscopy studies on Ga-ion modified PLZT ceramics" Physica Status Solidi 202(6) (2005) 1172.
[12]  R. N. P. Choudhary, Soma Dutta and P.K.Sinha, "Effect of Sb+3-ion incorporation on structural, dielectric and electrical properties of sol-gel derived smart material PLZT" Ferroelectrics 325 (2005) 75.
[13]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "Ferroelectric phase transition in sol-gel derived Bi-doped PLZT ceramics" J. Mats. Sc. 39 (9) (2004) 3129.
[14]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary, P.K.Sinha and Awalendra K. Thakur, " Microstructural studies of (PbLa)(ZrTi)O3 ceramics using complex impedance spectroscopy" J. Appl. Phys. 96 (3) (2004) 1607.
[15]  Soma Dutta, R.N.P.Choudhary and P.K.Sinha, "Synthesis and characterisation of Fe3+ modified PLZT ferroelectrics" J. Mat. Sc., Materials in Electronics, 14 (2003) 463.