Dr. P. K. Saikia

Dr. P. K. Saikia
Dr. P. K. Saikia
Associate Professor



  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Darrang College, Tezpur (Gauhati University)
  2. Master’s Degree : Dibrugarh University
  3. Ph.D.: Dibrugarh University
  4. Other:  M. Phil. form Dibrugarh University

Professional Experience: 

  1. JRF- Dibrugarh University- 2 years
  2. Assistant Professor– From 16/08/1996 till date, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Thin film devices, Material Science/Solid State Physics


Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.




(On-going /Completed)


Mr. Pranjal Saikia

“Fabrication and study on the photovoltaic characteristics of thin film heterojunctions   of some II-VI semiconductors”




Mr. Dulen Saikia

‘Optical and electronic investigations of some Semiconductor Quantum Dots dispersed in Polymer or Glassy Matrix’



Mr. Dipak Saikia

“Effect of Contact Material and Gate Dielectric on the Perfomance of Pentancene Based Organic TFT.”



Ms. Pallabi Phukan

“Structural and Optical investigation of CdSe and PbSe Semiconductor nanocrystals dispersed in polymeric matrix for Photovoltaic Application.”



Mr. Ronen Prakash Dutta

“A Comparative Study on the Conversion Effiency of II-VI Hetero-Junction Thermally Deposited Thin Films Photovoltaic Conversion Deices”.



Ms. Gitashree Arandhara

“Optical, Electrical and Structural investigation of Cu and Ag doped ZnS thin films for photovoltaic applications”



Ms. Jyotimoni Bora

“ A Study on CdS thin film doped with Cu and Ag for Photovoltaic Application”





Research Publications:

  1. Dipok Saikia and P. K. Saikia; Improved Pentacene Double-Layer Technique to Increase the Air Stability of Pentacene Based Organic Thin-Film Transistors, IEEE Transactions on Device and Material Reliability, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2016.
  2. Ronen Prokash Dutta and Prasanta Kumar Saikia; Optical and structural characterization of thermally deposited CdSe/CdTe thin film, Journal of Frontline Research in Arts and Science, Vol No: 04, 2015, pp. 15-21, ISSN No: 2249-9903.
  3. N Neog, A Kar and P K Saikia, Optical and electrical characterization of vacuum evaporated Zinc Teluride thin films, Journal of frontline Research in Arts and Science, Vol. 04, pp. 15-21, 2015, ISSN: 2249-9903.
  4. Jyotimoni Bora, P. K. Saikia, A. Borthakur and G. Arandhara; Optical and Structural Properties of CdS Thin Films Synthesized by CBD using different Complexing Agents for Photovoltaic Application. Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 2, Issue 20; October-December, 2015, pp. 1765-1769. ISSN: 2350-0077 (Print), ISSN: 2350-0255 (Online).
  5. G. Arandhara, P. K. Saikia and J. Bora; Optical and Structural Properties of ZnS Thin Films Grown by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique using two different Zinc Salts. Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 2, Issue 20; October-December, 2015, pp. 1761-1764. ISSN: 2350-0077(Print), ISSN: 2350-0255 (Online).
  6. Dipok Saikia and P. K. Saikia Organic TFTs Using Iodine Treated Pentacene Film with High-k Dielectric Nd2O3, ECS Solid State Letters, 4 (11) ppQ51-Q54 (2015).
  7. Dulen Saikia, Pallabi Phukan, P.K. Saikia; Synthesis and characterization of PVA Capped CdSe nanoparticles from an Ammonia free bath, International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 2: Page No.156-159 ,March-April, 2014, ISSN (Online):2278-5299.
  8. Dipok Saikia and P. K. Saikia; Enhancing air stability of pentacene-based OTFTs with pentacene double layer; Phys. Status Solidi A 210, No. 11, 2391–2394 (2013).
  9. Dulen Saikia, P.K. Gogoi, P.K. Saikia and Sidananda Sarma; Synthesis of polymer-PbS nanocomposite by solar irradiation-inducedthermolysis process and its photovoltaic applications; Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 2013, Vol. 8, No. 3, 403–411.
  10. P. K. Saikia, U.J. Mahanta, P. Saikia, B. Baishya, R Sarma and D Saikia; Low threshold voltage pentacene OTFTs with La2O3 gate insulating layer using TSD; Chiang Mai J. Sci. 2012; 39(2) : pp.1-7.
  11. D Saikia, N. Goswami, P. Phukan, P. K. Saikia and P. K. Gogoi; Synthesis of Polymer-CdTe nanocompositesby heat induced Thermolysis Process and its photovoltaic applications; International Journal of Innovative Research & Development, Vol 1, No. 7 (2012) 62-72 ISSN 2278-0211.
  12. R. P. Dutta and P. K. Saikia; An electrical and Structural Studies of multilayer of CdS, CdTe and ZnSe thin films deposited by thermal evaporation method; International Journal of Innovative Research & Development, Vol 1, No. 7(2012) 73-82 ISSN 2278-0211.
  13. D. Saikia, P.K. Saikia, P.K. Gogoi, M.R. Das, P. Sengupta, M.V. Shelke; Synthesis and characterization of CdS/PVA nanocomposite thin films from a complexing agent free system; Materials Chemistry and Physics Vol.131 (2011) 223–229, ISSN 0254-0584.
  14. P Saikia, A Borthakur and P. K. Saikia; Structural, optical and electrical properties of tin oxide thin film deposited by APCVD method; Indian J. Phys., Vol. 85, No. 4, pp 551-558 (2011).
  15. P Saikia, P. K. Saikia and D Saikia; Fabrication and characterization of ZnSe/ ZnTe/CdTe/ HgTe  multijunction solar cell; Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 2011, p. 204 -207.
  16. Prasanta Kumar Saikia, P. Saikia, Ranjit Sarma and Dipok Saikia; Low Threshold Voltage Pentacene OTFTs with O¬2Annealed Pr2O3 Gate Insulating Layer; Chiang Mai J. Sci. 2011; 38(4): 653-65.
  17. D. Saikia, P. K. Saikia, P. K. Gogoi and P. Saikia; Synthesis, characterization and photovoltaic application of silver doped CdS/PVA nanocomposite thin film; Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol. 6, No 2, April - June 2011, p. 589 - 597.
  18. R. Sarma, D. Saikia, Puja Saikia, P. K. Saikia, and B.Baishya; Pentacene based Thin Film Transistors with High-k Dielectric Nd2O3 as a Gate Insulator; Brazilian Journal of Physics, Vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 357-360 , September, 2010.
  19. P. Saikia and P. K. Saikia; Optical characterisation of vacuum deposited ZnSe thin film; Journal of Laser and Optical Science,Vol.1, 2010, p 24-27, ISSN 2231-0959.
  20. R. Sarma, D. Saikia, P. Saikia and P. K. Saikia; Tetracene Based OTFT with Nd2O3-dielectric Layer;  J. Sci. Res. 2 (2), 214-220 (2010).
  21. D. Saikia, P. K. Gogoi and P. K. Saikia; Structural and optical properties of nanostructured CdS thin films deposited at different preparative conditions, Chalcogenide Letters, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 2010, p.317-324.
  22. D Saikia, P K Saikia and P K Gogoi; Optical and electronic investigation of semiconductor quantum dots(QDS): synthesis and fabrication of possible nano devices, Proc. of Seminar on Bioelectronics, Tezpur University, March 2007, p.52-54.
  23. J Saikia, P K Saikia, Ritamoni Borah and G D Baruah; Molecular scattering of light by chlorophyll and blue colour of hills, Asian J. Phys, 11(2002)81-85.
  24. N C Sarmah, M. Gogoi, J Saikia, R Tamuli, S Hazarika, P K Saikia, A Gohain Barua, S Rai and G D Baruah; Visible Spectrum of coma of comet Hale-Bopp ( 1995-01), Asian J. Phys, 6 (1997) 361-362

Conference presentations:

  1. Chaired a session as resource person in UGC sponsored national conference on Role of Optics and philosophy in Environment protection, organized by Department of Philosophy, Women’s College, Tinsukia, Assam, 1st and 2nd October, 2016.
  2. Presented a paper entitled ‘Organic Solar Cells with Substituted Poly-(p-Pheneylene vinylene) Polymers’, in national conference on Recent Trends in Fundamental and Applied Chemical Sciences, organized by Department of Chemistry, Dibrugrah University, 19th to 21st November, 2014.
  3. Presented a paper entitled ‘Synthesis of Polymer-CdTe nano-composites by heat induced Thermolysis Process and its photovoltaic applications’, in International seminar and workshop on Energy, Sustainability and Development, organized by Department of Physics, Sibsagarh College, Assam, 12th to 14th October, 2012.
  4. Presented a paper entitled ‘An electrical and Structural Studies of multilayer of CdS, CdTe and ZnSe thin films deposited by thermal evaporation method’, in International seminar and workshop on Energy, Sustainability and Development, organized by Department of Physics, Sibsagarh College, Assam, 12th to 14th October, 2012.
  5. Presented a paper entitled ‘Optical properties of CdS (PVA) nano composite thin films’, on UGC sponsored national workshop on Recent Trends in nanoscience and Technology, organized by Department of Chemistry and Physics, Bahona College, Jorhat, Assam, 20th and 21st may, 2011. P
  6. resented a paper in International conference on Emerging Technology in Renewable Energy, organized by Anna Chennai, India, 18th to 21st August, 2010.
  7. Presented a paper in 5th conference of Physics Academy of the North East (PANE), organized by Gauhati University, 1st and 2nd March, 2007.
  8. Presented a paper entitled ‘Optical and electrical properties of Tin oxide thin films prepared by atmospheric pressure CVD’ in National conference on Laser and Spectroscopy, organized by Physics Department, Meerut College, Meerut, India, 25th to 28th February, 1999.
  9. Presented a paper entitled ‘Molecular Scattering of light by Chlorophyll and blue colors of hills’ in UGC sponsored North East symposium on Environment, organized by Madhab Dev College, Lakhimpur, Assam, 3rd and 4th December, 1999.
  10. Presented a paper entitled ‘Electrical and optical properties of Tin Oxide films prepared by Atmospheric pressure CVD’, in Condensed Matter Days organized by Department of Physics, Tripura University, 29th to 31st August, 1996.

Refresher course/Orientation course/ Workshop attended:

  1. Refresher course on Physics Sciences, from 16th January to 5th February, 2013, at Academic Staff College University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  2. Special Summer School on Teaching Methodology and Computer Skills (Equivalent to Orientation Programme/Subject Refresher Course), from 13th July to 1st August 2012, at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  3. Refresher course on Experimental Physics from 9th - 22nd May, 2005, at Department of Physics IIT Guwahati, Guwahati.
  4. Participated on 6th DST sponsored workshop on Prospects of Biosensors in Modern Biology and Biotechnological Applications, from 25th October to 6th November, 2004, at Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  5. Participated on DST sponsored workshop on Sensors for Agricultural and Industrial Applications from 20th September to 1st October, 2004, at Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University.
  6. Refresher course on Experimental Physics from 18th to 31st October, 2002, at Indira Gandhi centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Kalpakkam, Chennai.
  7. Participated in workshop on Geopotential field in the Northeast, from 20th to 23rd June, 1998, at Department of Mathematic Tezpur University.
  8. Participated in DAE workshop on Elctro-deposition of thin films, from 9th to 14 January, 1995, at Inter-University Consortium for DAE facilities, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

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