Associate Professor

Dr Thirupathaiah Setti

Department of Physics


  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Materials & Technology
  • Magnetism & Superconductivity



J. B. Degree College, S.V. University


IIT Madras, India
MSc Physics


University of Rennes, France
MS Material Science


Technical University Berlin, Germany


  • 7/2022–Present - Associate Professor - S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Kolkata, India
  • 2018 – 2022 - Assistant Professor - S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Kolkata, India.
  • 2017–2018 - Visiting Scientist, IFW Dresden, Germany.
  • 2014–2018 - Inspire Faculty Fellow -Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • 01/2013–12/2013 - Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany.
  • 2011–2012 - Postdoctoral Researcher, IFW Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  • Research Interest

  • Currently, our group focuses on the topological properties of Dirac and Weyl semimetals, Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDC), Quantum spin liquids (QSL), and Two-dimensional (2D) magnetic materials.
  • We grow high-quality single crystals and study their physical & electronic properties to understand the physics of these exotic systems materials.
  • Awards & Fellowships

  • 2014 - Inspire Faculty Fellowship Award, DST, India
  • 2017 - Erasmus-Mundus European Fellowship
  • Publications

    • Effect on the Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2Te4 with Sn Doping Susmita Changdar, Susanta Ghosh, Kritika Vijay, Indrani Kar, Sayan Routh, P. K. Maheswari, Soumya Ghorai, Soma Banik, S. Thirupathaiah Physica B: Condensed Matter 657, 414799 (2023).
    • Tuning of topological properties in the strongly correlated antiferromagnet Mn3Sn via Fe doping Achintya Low, Susanta Ghosh, Susmita Changdar, Sayan Routh, Shubham Purwar, S. Thirupathaiah Physical Review B, 106, 144429 (2022).
    • Experimental Evidence of Stable 2H Phase on the Surface of Layered 1T′-TaTe2 Indrani Kar, Kapildeb Dolui, Luminita Harnagea, Y. Kushnirenko, G. Shipunov, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, B. Büchner, S. Thirupathaiah J. Phys. Chem. C 125, 1150 (2021)
    • Anomalous band renormalization due to high energy kink in the colossal thermoelectric material K0.65RhO2 Susmita Changdar, G. Shipunov, N. B. Joseph, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, B. Büchner, Awadhesh Narayan, S. Aswartham, S. Thirupathaiah Physical Review Materials 5, 055402 (2021)
    • Electronic Structure Studies of FeSi: A Chiral Topological System Susmita Changdar, S. Aswartham, Anumita Bose, Y. Kushnirenko, G. Shipunov, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, Awadhesh Narayan, B. Büchner, S. Thirupathaiah Phys. Rev. B 101, 235105 (2020).
    • Metal-chalcogen bond-length induced electronic phase transition from semiconductor to topological semimetal in ZrX2 (X = Se and Te) I. Kar, Joydeep Chatterjee, Luminita Harnagea, Y. Kushnirenko, A. V. Fedorov, Deepika Shrivastava, B. Büchner, P. Mahadevan, S. Thirupathaiah Phys. Rev. B. 101, 165122 (2020)
    • Unusual Dirac fermions on the surface of noncentrosymmetric α-BiPd superconductor S. Thirupathaiah, Soumi Ghosh, Rajveer Jha, E. D. L. Rienks, Kapildeb Dolui, V. V. Ravi Kishore, B. Büchner, Tanmoy Das, V. P. S. Awana, D. D. Sarma, J. Fins Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 177001 (2016).
    • MoTe2 : An uncompensated semimetal with extremely large magnetoresistance S. Thirupathaiah, Rajveer Jha, Banabir Pal, J. S. Matias, P. Kumar Das, P. K. Sivakumar, I. Vobornik, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, R. A. Ribeiro, D. D. Sarma Phys. Rev. B 95, 241105 (2017)
    • Orbital character variation of the Fermi surface and doping dependent changes of the dimensionality in BaFe2−xCoxAs2 from angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy S. Thirupathaiah, S. de Jong, R. Ovsyannikov, H. A. Dürr, A. Varykhalov, R. Follath, Y. Huang, R. Huisman, M. S. Golden, Yu-Zhong Zhang, H. O. Jeschke, R. Valentí, A. Erb, A. Gloskovskii, and J. Fink Phys. Rev. B 81, 104512 (2010).
    • Electronic structure studies of BaFe2As2 by angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy J. Fink, S. Thirupathaiah, R. Ovsyannikov, H. A. Dürr, R. Follath, Y. Huang, S. de Jong, M. S. Golden, Yu-Zhong Zhang, H. O. Jeschke, R. Valentí, C. Felser, S. Dastjani Farahani, M. Rotter, and D. Johrendt Phys. Rev. B 79, 155118 (2009)

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