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Faculty - Dr. Pratibha Dev


Title: Assistant Professor

Research Fields: Condensed Matter Physics


Email: pratibha.dev@howard.edu

Website: http://physics1.howard.edu/~pdev 

Phone: 202-806-6256

Fax: 202-806-5830

Office: Thirkield Hall, room 200



Howard University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
2355 6th St. NW
Washington, DC 20059


Degree: Ph.D., University of Buffalo, 2009


Selected Publications:

Cory D. Cress, Scott W. Schmucker, Adam L. Friedman, Pratibha Dev, James C. Culbertson, Joseph W. Lyding, and Jeremy T. Robinson, “Nitrogen-Doped Graphene and Twisted Bilayer Graphene via Hyperthermal Ion Implantation with Depth Control,” ACS Nano, 10 (3), 3714-3722 (2016).

O. O. Soykal, Pratibha Dev and SophiaEconomou,“Silicon vacancy center in 4H-SiC: Electronic structure and spin-photon interfaces,” Phys. Rev. B, 93, 081207(R) (2016).

S. G. Carter, O. O. Soykal, Pratibha Dev, Sophia Economou and E. R. Glaser, “Spin coherence and echo modulation of the silicon vacancy in 4H-SiC at room temperature," Phys. Rev. B, 92, 161202(R) (2015).

Pratibha Dev and T. L. Reinecke, “Stabilizing graphene-based organometallic sandwich structures through defect engineering,” Phys. Rev. B, 91, 035436 (2015).

Pratibha Dev, S. Agrawal and N. J. English, “Functional assessment for predicting charge- transfer excitations of dyes in complexed state: A study of triphenylamine-donor dyes on titania in dye-sensitized solar cells,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 117 (10), 2114-2124 (2013).

Pratibha Dev, S. Agrawal and N. J. English, “Determining the appropriate exchange- correlation functional for time-dependent density functional theory studies of charge-transfer excitations in organic dyes,” J. Chem. Phys., 136, 224301 (2012).

Pratibha Dev, Hao Zeng and Peihong Zhang, “Defect-Induced Magnetism in Nitride and Oxide Nanowires: Surface Effects and Quantum Confinement,” Phys. Rev. B, 82, 165319 (2010).

Pratibha Dev and Peihong Zhang, “Unconventional Magnetism in Semiconductors: Role of Localized Acceptor States,” Phys. Rev. B, 81, 085207 (2010).

Pratibha Dev, Yu Xue and Peihong Zhang, “Defect induced intrinsic magnetism in wide-gap III nitrides,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 117204 (2008).