INSPIRE-Faculty Fellow
Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit
Tel: +91 80 2293 3306 (Extn: 2052)
Fax: +91 80 2360 1310

Research Interest 

  • Electronic structure studies
  • High-Tc superconductors
  • Topological insulators
  • Strongly correlated electronic systems
  • Photoelectron spectroscopy

Representative Publications:

  • A. Charnukha, S. Thirupathaiah, V. B. Zabolotnyy et al.,
    Interaction-induced singular Fermi surface in a high-temperature oxypnictide superconductor (communicated, 2014)
  • S. Thirupathaiah, T. Stürzer, V. B. Zabolotnyy et al.,
    Why Tc of (CaFeAs)10Pt3.58As8 is twice as high as (CaFe0.95Pt0.05As)10Pt3As8
    Phys. Rev. B 88, 140505(R) (2013),  arXiv: 1307.1608
  • S. Thirupathaiah,  D. V. Evtushinsky, J. Maletz  et al.,
    Weak-coupling superconductivity in the electron doped NaFe0.95Co0.05As revealed by ARPES, Phys. Rev. B 86, 214508 (2012),  arXiv: 1212.0730
  • L. Rettig, R. Cortes, S. Thirupathaiah et al.,
    Momentum dependent electron and hole dynamics and electron-phonon coupling in iron pnictides from time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy
    Phys. Rev. Lett 108, 097002(2012),  arXiv: 1110.3938
  • S. Thirupathaiah, E.D.L. Rienks et al.,
    Dissimilarities between the electronic structure of chemically doped and chemically pressurized iron pnictides from an angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy study
    Phys. Rev. B 84, 014531(2011),  arXiv: 1007.5205
  • S. Thirupathaiah, S. de Jong, R. Ovsyannikov  et al.,
    Orbital character variation of the Fermi surface and doping dependent changes of the dimensionality in BaFe2−xCoxAs2 from angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy
    Phys. Rev. B 81, 104512 (2010),  arXiv: 0910.0147
  • S. de Jong , E. van Heumen , S. Thirupathaiahet al.,
    Droplet-like Fermi surfaces in the anti-ferromagnetic phase of EuFe2As2, an Fe-pnictide superconductor parentcompound
    EPL 89,  27007(2010),  arXiv: 0912.3434
  • J. Fink, S. Thirupathaiah , R. Ovsyannikov et al.,
    Electronic structure studies of BaFe2As2 by angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopyPhys. Rev. B 79, 155118 (2009),  arXiv: 0903.0967


Job and Education:
Aug, 2014 -Present       INSPIR-Faculty Fellow at SSCU,  Indian Institute of Science,  India
2013                           Postdoctoral  Fellow at  University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
2011-2012                   Postdoctoral  Fellow at  IFW Dresden / HZB (BESSY II), Germany
2008-2011                   Ph.D (Solid state physics) from Technical University Berlin,  Germany
2007-2008                   M.S (Material Science) from  University of Rennes1, France           

2005-2007                   M.Sc (Physics) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India

Awards and achievements:

DST-INSPIRE-Faculty award (August, 2014 – present)
Awarded Erasmus-Mundus European Fellowship (2007-2008)
All India 130th  Rank in the joint admission test for M.Sc (IIT-JAM, 2005)
Best student award for physics & mathematics in B.Sc
Best student  award for 1st year B.Sc