Sumit Mazumdar

  • Faculty Affiliation: Joint Professor
Head of the Department of Physics
Professor of Physics
Professor of Optical Sciences
Email Address: 
sumit@physics.arizona.edu
Office Location: 
PAS 375
Mailing Address: 

Department of Physics
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210101
Tucson, AZ 85721-0101 

Phone Number: 
520-621-6803
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 1980
  • M.S., Princeton University, 1978
  • M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India), 1975
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Linear and nonlinear optical properties of organic conjugated molecules and polymers.
  • Effects of strong Coulomb correlations, excitons and multiexcitons in organic systems.
  • Organic optoelectronic devices.
  • Strong Coulomb interactions and broken symmetries.
  • Charge and spin density waves and superconductivity in organic and inorganic materials with emphasis on organic charge-transfer solids and transition metal oxides.