Indrani Bose

Senior Professor

Physics Department

E-mail: indrani@bosemain.boseinst.ac.in

Ph.D.: University College of Science and Technology

Calcutta University (1981)

Past/Current Research Interests:

  • Quantum Many Body Systems

  • Quantum Information Theory (with applications to condensed matter systems)

  • Statistical Mechanics

  • Complex Systems

  • Biologically Inspired Physics / Systems Biology

  • Current Students:

    • Amit Kumar Pal

    • Sayantari Ghosh

    • Mainak Kumar Pal

    Brief Description of Research Interests:

    Quantum Many Body Systems:

  • Determination of exact ground and low-lying excited states of interacting spin systems and strongly correlated t-J ladder models

  • Novel phenomena in spin gap antiferromagnets

  • Confinement of spinon excitations in ladder models

  • Quantum Information Theory:

  • Signatures of quantum phase transitions as provided by quantum information theoretic measures like entanglement, fidelity and quantum discord

  • Thermodynamic quantities as entanglement witnesses

  • Entanglement and quantum discord features of small spin clusters

  • Dynamics of classical and quantum correlations under Markovian time evolution

  • Statistical Mechanics:

  • Lattice statistical models like lattice animals, percolation and forest fire under rotational constraint

  • Formation of Turing patterns in reaction-diffusion systems

  • Ising model on quasi-periodic lattices

  • Complex Systems:

  • Research interests include evolutionary dynamics , ecological systems, sociophysics and econophysics

  • Early-warning signals of catastrophic regime shifts

  • Biologically-inspired physics/Systems Biology:

  • Stochastic gene expression and its consequences

  • Functional characterizations of network motifs

  • Dynamics of eukaryotic cell division cycle

  • Survival strategies of microorganisms

  • Mathematical model of cell proliferation versus apoptosis

  • Functional features of microRNA-mediated regulation of gene expression

  • Information-theoretic analysis of cell biological processes/phenomena

  • (Please, visit the Systems Biology website for a detailed description)

    List of Selected Publications

    1. Solutions of the three-magnon bound state equation. III. The physical eigenstate by Chanchal K. Majumdar and Indrani Bose, J. Math. Phys. 19, 2187 (1978)

    2. Spin wave dispersion in a one-dimensional spin ½ Ising-like antiferromagnet by I. Bose and S. Chatterjee, J. Phys. C: Solid State Physics 16, 947 (1983)

    3. Antiferromagnetic model with Néel states as ground states by I. Bose, S. Chatterjee and C. K. Majumdar, Phys. Rev. B 29, 2741 (1981)

    4. Study of Ising model on the rectangular-triangular lattice by I. Bose, Pramāna 26, 15 (1986)

    5. Spiral-lattice-site animals: An exact enumeration study by I. Bose and P. Ray, Phys. Rev. B 35, 2071 (1987)

    6. Renormalization Group (RG) Study of the Ising Model on Higher Dimensional (D>1) Quasi-Lattices by Indrani Bose, Phys. Lett. A 123, 224 (1987)

    7. Percolation under a spiraling constraint by P. Ray and I. Bose, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 21, 555 (1988)

    8. Rooted spiral trees in dimensions 2, 3 and 4 by I. Bose, P. Ray and D. Dhar, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 21, L219 (1988)

    9. Spin-wave spectra in an order-parameter-preserving antiferromagnet by I. Bose, J. Phys. C: Solid State Physics 21, L841 (1988)

    10. Exact ground and excited states of an antiferromagnetic quantum spin model by I. Bose, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 1, 9267 (1989)

    11. Two-dimensional spin models with resonating valence bond ground states by Indrani Bose, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 2, 5479 (1990)

    12. Percolation under rotational constraint: a finite-size scaling study by S. B. Santra and Indrani Bose, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 24, 2367 (1991)

    13. Frustrated spin-1/2 model in 2d with known ground state by Indrani Bose and Partha Mitra, Phys. Rev. B 44, 443 (1991)

    14. Spiral site percolation on the square and triangular lattices by S. B. Santra and I. Bose, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 25, 1105 (1992)

    15. Antiferromagnetic spin models in two dimensions with known ground states by Indrani Bose, Phys. Rev. B 45, 13072 (1992)

    16. Dynamics of forest fire under rotational constraint by S. B. Santra and I. Bose, Z. Phys. B 89, 247 (1992)

    17. Hole motion in a coupled chain model: some exact results by Indrani Bose and Saurabh Gayen, Phys. Rev. B 48, 10653 (1993)

    18. Heisenberg Hamiltonian with Dzyaloshinski-Moriya Interaction by Indrani Bose and Uma Bhaumik, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 6,10617 (1994)

    19. Size distributions of different types of sites in Abelian sandpile avalanches by S. Banerjee, S. B. Santra and I. Bose,Z. Phys. B 96, 571 (1995)

    20. Bound and antibound states of holes in a coupled-chain model by Saurabh Gayen and Indrani Bose, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 7, 5871 (1995)

    21. Frustrated spin-1/2 model in two dimensions with columnar dimer states as possible ground states by Uma Bhaumik and Indrani Bose, Phys. Rev. B52, 12489 (1995)

    22. Antiferromagnetic spin ladders with odd and even number of chains by Asimkumar Ghosh and Indrani Bose, Phys. Rev. B 55, 3613 (1997)

    23. Effect of randomness and anisotropy on Turing patterns in reaction-diffusion systems by Indrani Bose and Indranath Chaudhuri, Phys. Rev. E 55, 5291 (1997)

    24. Exact ground and excited states of frustrated antiferromagnets on the CaV4O9 lattice by Indrani Bose and Asimkumar Ghosh, Phys. Rev. B 56, 3149 (1997)

    25. Collinear Néel-type ordering in partially frustrated lattices by Uma Bhaumik and Indrani Bose, Phys. Rev. B 58, 73 (1998)

    26. Exact ground and excited states of a t-J ladder doped with two holes by Indrani Bose and Saurabh Gayen, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 11, 6427 (1999)

    27. Mixed-spin systems : coexistence of the Haldane gap and antiferromagnetic long-range order by Indrani Bose and Emily Chattopadhyay, Phys. Rev. B 60, 12138 (1999)

    28. Bacterial Evolution And The Bak-Sneppen Model by Indrani Bose and Indranath Chaudhuri, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 12, 675 (2001)

    29. Low-dimensional Quantum Spin Systems by Indrani Bose in Field Theories in Condensed Matter Physics ed. By Sumathi Rao (Hindustan Book Agency 2001), page 359

    30. Magnetization of coupled spin clusters in ladder geometry by E.Chattopadhyay and I. Bose, Physical Review B 65, 134425 (2002)

    31. Macroscopic entanglement jumps in model spin systems by Indrani Bose and Emily Chattopadhyay, Phys. Rev. A 66, 062320 (2002)

    32. The Physical Basis of Integrable Spin Models by I. Bose, invitedReview in Classical and Quantum Nonlinear Integrable Systems ed. by A. Kundu, (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol and Philadelphia 2003), page 182

    33. Simple Models of Plant Learning and Memory by Indrani Bose and Rajesh Karmakar, Physica Scripta T 106, 9 (2003)

    34. Graded and binary responses in stochastic gene expression by R. Karmakar and I. Bose, Physical Biology 1, 197 (2004)

    35. Spin gap antiferromagnets: materials and phenomena by I. Bose, Current Science 88, 62 (2005)

    36. Noise characteristics of feed forward loops by B. Ghosh, R. Karmakar and I. Bose, Physical Biology 2, 36 (2005)

    37. Thermal entanglement properties of small spin clusters by I. Bose and A. Tribedi, Phys. Rev. A 72, 022314 (2005)

    38. A stochastic model of wealth distribution by I. Bose and S. Banerjee in Econophysics of Wealth Distributions ed. by A. Chatterjee, S. Yarlagadda and B. K. Chakrabarti (Springer-Verlag Italy 2005), page 195

    39. Quantum Magnets: A Brief Overview by I. Bose in Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics ed. by J. K. Bhattacharjee and B. K. Chakrabarti (Allied Publishers New Delhi 2005), page 105

    40. Biological Networks by I. Bose in Frontiers in Biophysics ed. by T. P. Singh and C. K. Dasgupta (Allied Publishers New Delhi 2005), page 87

    41. Gene copy number and cell cycle arrest by B. Ghosh and I. Bose, Physical Biology 3, 29 (2006)

    42. Mathematical models of haploinsufficiency by I. Bose and R. Karmakar in Biology of Genetic Dominance ed. by R. Veitia (Landes Bioscience USA 2006), page 76

    43. Entangled spin clusters: some special features by A. Tribedi and I. Bose, Phys. Rev. A 74, 012314 (2006)

    44. Stochastic model of transcription factor-regulated gene Expression by R. Karmakar and I. Bose, Physical Biology 3, 200 (2006)

    45. Positive feedback, stochasticity and genetic competence by R. Karmakar and I. Bose, Physical Biology 4, 29 (2007)

    46. Quantum critical point and entanglement in a matrix-product ground state by A. Tribedi and I. Bose, Phys. Rev. A 75, 042304 (2007)

    47. Gene expression is noisy by I. Bose, Science and Culture (invited Review) 73, 75 (2007)

    48. The p53-MDM2 network: from oscillations to apoptosis by Indrani Bose and Bhaswar Ghosh, J. Biosci.32, 991 (2007)

    49. Entanglement and Fidelity Signatures of Quantum Phase Transitions in Spin Liquid Models by A. Tribedi and I. Bose, Phys. Rev. A 77, 032307 (2008)

    50. Positive feedback and noise activate the stringent response regulator Rel in mycobacteria by K. Sureka, B. Ghosh, A. Dasgupta, J. Basu, M. Kundu and I. Bose, PLoS One 3, e1771 (2008)

    51. Functional characteristics of a double positive feedback loop coupled with autorepression by S. Banerjee and I. Bose, Physical Biology 5, 046008 (2008)

    52. Spin-1/2 Heisenberg Ladder: Variation of entanglement and fidelity measures close to quantum critical points by A.Tribedi and I. Bose, Phys. Rev. A 79, 012331 (2009)

    53. Entanglement in a molecular three-qubit system by A. K. Pal and I. Bose, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 22, 016004 (2010)

    54. Motion of bound domain walls in a spin ladder by I. Bose and A. K. Pal, Eur. Phys. J. B 77, 139 (2010)

    55. Signatures of quantum phase transitions via quantum information theoretic measures by I. Bose and A. Tribedi in Quantum Quenching, Annealing and Computation ( Lecture Notes in Physics 802 ) ed. by A. K. Chandra, A. Das and B. K. Chakrabarti ( Springer, Berlin Heidelberg 2010 ), pages 177-199

    56. Transient pulse formation in jasmonate signaling pathway by S. Banerjee and I. Bose, Journal of Theoretical Biology 273, 188 (2011)

    57. Phenotypic heterogeneity in mycobacterial stringent response by S. Ghosh, K. Sureka, B. Ghosh, I. Bose, J. Basu and M. Kundu, BMC Systems Biology 5: 18, 13 (2011)

    58. Quantum discord in the ground and thermal states of spin clusters by A. K. Pal and I. Bose, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 44, 045101 (2011)

    59. Transverse Ising model: Markovian evolution of classical and quantum correlations under decoherence by A. K. Pal and I. Bose, Eur. Phys. J. B 85:36, 1-8 (2012)

    60. Emergent bistability: effects of additive and multiplicative noise by S. Ghosh and I. Bose, Eur. Phys. J. E 35:11, 1-14 (2012)

    61. Routes to binary gene expression by I. Bose, (invited contribution in special issue on New Science of Synthetic and Systems Biology) Science and Culture 78, 113 (2012)

    62. Markovian evolution of classical and quantum correlations in transverse-field XY model by A. K. Pal and I. Bose, Eur. Phys. J. B. 85:277, 1-11 (2012)

    63. Quantum Discord, Decoherence and Quantum Phase Transition by I.Bose and A. K. Pal, accepted for publication in Int. J. Mod. Phys. B (Special issue on Quantum discord) (2012)

    64. Origins of binary gene expression in post-transcriptional regulation by microRNAs by I. Bose and S. Ghosh, Eur. Phys. J. E 35: 102, 1-8 (2012)