Saurabh Mani Tripathi

PhD (IIT Delhi)

Associate Professor, Department of Physics


Research Interest



  • PhD (Physics), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2010.
    Thesis Title:Studies on Sensors based on Gratings in Optical Waveguides and Multimode Interference Effects in Optical Fibers
    Thesis Supervisor:Professor Arun Kumar (IIT Delhi, India) and Professor Jean-Pierre Meunier (LabHC, France)



  • Photonics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics.

  • S. M. Tripathi, A. Kumar, M. Kumar and W. J. Bock, "Temperature insensitive single-mode–multimode–single-mode fiber optic structures with two multimode fibers in series", Optics Letters, vol. 39, pp. 3340-3343 (2014).

  • S. M. Tripathi, W. Bock, A. Kumar and P. Mikulic, "Temperature insensitive high-precision refractive-index sensor using two concatenated dual-resonance long-period gratings", Optics Letters, vol. 38, pp. 1666-1668 (2013).

  • S. M. Tripathi, A. Kumar, M. Kumar, W. J. Bock (2012), "Temperature-insensitive fiber-optic devices using multimode interference effect", Optics Letters, vol. 37, pp. 4570-4572 (2012).

  • S. M. Tripathi, W. J. Bock, P. Mikulic, R. Chinnappan, A. Ng, M. Tolba and M. Zourob, "Long Period Grating Based Biosensor for High-Precision Detection of Escherichia Coli Bacteria", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 35, pp. 308 - 312 (2012).


PhD: Garima Bawa, Krishnendu Dandapat, Avijit Koley, Hukum SIngh, Sana Afrin, Rahul Bharadwaj, Yogesh Kumar.
MSc-PhD: Radhika Pal.
Post-doctoral: Dr. Indrajeet Kumar

Former members:
Post-doctoral: Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma, Dr. Gyanendra Kumar.
MSc-Phd: Deep Shikha Verma.

  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.Year of service: 2013-2014.

  • Post-Doctoral Research fellow and LPGDP team leaderPhotonics Research Center, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Quebec in Outaouais, Quebec, Canada.Year of service: 2011-2013.

  • Eiffel Excellence FellowCentre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) Laboratory Hubert-Curien, St-Etienne, France.Year: 2008-2009.

  • Senior Member: The Optical Society (formerly Optical Society of America)

  • Senior Member: IEEE

  • DST - INSPIRE Faculty award (2013)

  • Industrial postdoc fellowship (2011-2013)

  • Eiffel Excellence Fellowship (2008-2009)


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Office: CL-103C
Old Core Labs
Department of Physics,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh - 208016, India

Office Phone: 0512-259-6871 (O)

Email: smt[AT]


Fiber optics, Integrated optics, Sensors, Long period gratings, Bragg gratings, Photonic crystal fiber.


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