Dr. Sumit Naskar

Dr. Sumit Naskar

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California - Santa Cruz
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany


PhD, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, Mohanpur, India
Master of Science, Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Bachelor of Science, Physics, Asutosh College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Research Interests

  • Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity
  • Carrier and spin dynamics
  • Transport properties


Sumit Naskar, Aida Saghatchi, Vladimiro Mujica, and Carmen Herrmann “Common trends of Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity (CISS) and Optical Dichroism with varying Helix Pitch: A First Principles Study”, Accepted in Isr. J. Chem. (Willey), 2022. DOI: 10.1002/ijch.202200053.

Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, “Effects of low-lying excitations in pentalene and its derivatives in singlet fission: A Model Exact and Density Matrix Renormalization Group Study”, Mol. Phys (Taylor & Francis), DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2021.1895346.

Rakesh Biswas, Sumit Naskar, Surya Ghosh, Mousumi Das, Supratim Banerjee, “A Remarkable Fluorescence Quenching Based Amplification in ATP Detection through Signal Transduction in Self-assembled Multivalent Aggregates”, Chem. Eur. J. (Willey), 2020. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202002648

Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, “First principle investigations on transport properties in porphyrin, hexaphyrin, and hexathia [26π] annulene molecular junction devices”, Appl. Phys. Lett. (AIP) , Vol. 116(26), pp. 263301, 2020. DOI: 10.1063/5.0004442

Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, “The use of low-lying excited states of zethrene and its homologs in singlet fission within Pariser-Parr-Pople model Hamiltonian: A Density Matrix Renormalization Group study”, Chem. Phys. (Elsevier) , Vol.533, pp. 110717, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2020.110717.

Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, “Energy ordering of singlet and triplet excited states in indacenodithiophene and indenofluorenes molecules in singlet fission: A model exact and density matrix renormalization group study”, Chem. Phys. Lett. (Elsevier) , Vol. 749, pp. 137368, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2020.137368.

Irina Jana, Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, Dhananjay Nandi, “Probing the molecular structure and properties of neutral and anionic ground states of SO2 and CO2”, Eur. Phys. J. D (Springer) , Vol. 73(11), pp. 233, 2019. DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2019-100314-2.

Soumik Sao, Sumit Naskar, Narottam Mukhopadhyay, Mousumi Das, Debangshu Chaudhuri, “Assisted π-stacking: a strong synergy between weak interactions”, Chem. Comm. (RSC) , Vol. 54(86), pp. 12186-12189, 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07207H.

Sumit Naskar, Mousumi Das, “Singlet and Triplet Excited State Energy Ordering in Cyclopenta-Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (CP-PAHs) Suitable for Energy Harvesting: An Exact Model and TDDFT Study”, ACS Omega (ACS) , Vol. 2(5), pp. 1795-1803, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/ac-somega.7b00278.

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