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Naveen Kumar

addressMax-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (MPIK)
Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
Saupfercheckweg 1
69117 Heidelberg
Germany
emailnaveen.kumarmpi-hd.mpgde
fax+ 49 (0)6221 516-152
phone+ 49 (0)6221 516-164
officeBO343

Education History

March 2007

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, INDIA
Ph.D. (Physics)

August 2002

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi INDIA
M.Sc. (Physics)

July 2000

C. S. J. M. University Kanpur, Kanpur INDIA
B.Sc

Employment History

August 2014
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present

Team Leader, Theoretical Quantum Dynamics and Quantum Electrodynamics Divison, MaxPlanck Institut für Kernphysik Heidelberg, GERMANY

Sep. 2013
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present

Lecturer, International Max-Planck Research School for Quantum Dynamics in Physics,
Chemistry and Biology (IMPRS-QD), Heidelberg, GERMANY

April 2013 (declined)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), Kanpur, India

July 2011
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August 2014

Guest Scientist, Max-Planck Institut für Kernphysik Heidelberg, GERMANY

March 2007
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June 2011

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute für Theoretische Physik I, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, GERMANY

May 2006
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March 2007

Project Scientist, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, INDIA

July 2005
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Dec. 2005

Visiting Research Student, National Central University Jhungli, Taiwan, R.O.C.

July 2002
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May 2006

Graduate Student, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, INDIA

Research interests

  • Theoretical plasma physics, ultra-intense laser-plasma interaction, beam-plasma interaction, radiation generation, particle acceleration, QED effects in plasmas, and laboratory astrophysics

Invited Talks

  1. ''FNS, QED and screening effects in heavy muonic atoms'' on 18 April 2019
    Workshop ''Fundamental theories for negative muon experiments at J-PARC, and its application to elemental analysis'' in Tokai (Japan)
  2. ''The determination of nuclear parameters and nuclear polarization correction in heavy muonic systems'' on 20 February 2019
    40th Extreme Atomic Systems Meeting in Riezlern, Kleinwalsertal (Austria)
  3. ''Fine and Hyperfine Structure of Heavy Muonic Atoms: Towards the determination of nuclear parameters'' on 24 October 2018
    Seminar Helmholtz Institute Jena in Helmholtz Institute Jena, Jena (Germany)
  4. ''Hyperfine splitting in simple ions for the search of the variation of fundamental constants'' on 08 September 2018
    15th Topical Workshop of the Stored Particles Atomic Physics Research Collaboration (SPARC'2018) in Lisbon (Portugal)
  5. ''Search for the variation of fundamental constants in highly charged ions'' on 29 June 2018
    Matter-AntiMatter asymmetry Section Seminar in Helmholtz-Institute Mainz, Mainz (Germany)
  6. ''Hyperfine splitting in simple ions for the search of the variation of fundamental constants'' on 18 May 2018
    670. WE-Heraeus Seminar "Fundamental Constants: Basic Physics and Units" in Bad Honnef (Germany)
  7. ''Fine and hyperfine structure of heavy muonic atoms'' on 22 February 2018
    39th Extreme Atomic Systems Meeting in Riezlern, Kleinwalsertal (Austria)
  8. ''Hyperfine splitting in simple ions for the search of the variation of fundamental constants'' on 13 October 2017
    Atomic Clock Seminar in  PTB, Braunschweig (Germany)
  9. ''Variation of the fundamental constants in simple ions'' on 18 May 2017
    International Conference on Precision Physics and Fundamental Physical Constants (FFK 2017) in Warsaw (Poland)
  10. ''Variation of the fundamental constants in simple ions'' on 01 February 2017
    38th Extreme Atomic Systems Meeting in Riezlern, Kleinwalsertal (Austria)
  11. ''X-ray fluorescence spectrum of the astrophysically relevant highly charged Fe ions driven by strong free-electron-laser fields'' on 17 February 2016
    37th Extreme Atomic Systems Meeting in Riezlern, Kleinwalsertal (Austria)
  12. ''Many-body calculations for highly charged ions in search towards the variation of fundamental constants'' on 03 November 2015
    Atomic Physics Seminar in  GSI, Darmstadt (Germany)
  13. ''Strong-fields effects in the XFEL spectroscopy of astrophysically relevant highly charged ions'' on 25 August 2015
    24th annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'15) in Shanghai (China)
  14. ''Astrophysical line diagnosis requires nonlinear dynamical atomic modeling'' on 10 December 2014
    Atomic Physics Seminar in Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Giessen (Germany)
  15. ''Presicion calculations of the structure of astrophysically relevant Fe ions'' on 10 September 2012
    Conference on Precision Physics and Fundamental Physical Constants 2012 in Stará Lesná (Slovakia)

Publications in MPIK

9 Polarized Light from the Transportation of a Matter-Antimatter Beam in a Plasma

U. Sinha, C. H. Keitel, and N. Kumar
Physical Review Letters 122, 204801 (2019)

8 Collisionless shock acceleration of quasimonoenergetic ions in ultrarelativistic regime

S. Bhadoria and N. Kumar
Physical Review E 99, 043205 (2019)

7 Nonlinear Compton scattering of an ultraintense laser pulse in a plasma

F. Mackenroth, N. Kumar, N. Neitz, and C. H. Keitel
Physical Review E 99, 033205 (2019)

6 Ultraintense attosecond pulse emission from relativistic laser-plasma interaction

S. Tang and N. Kumar
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 61, 025013 (2019)

5 Plasma high-order-harmonic generation from ultraintense laser pulses

S. Tang, N. Kumar, and C. H. Keitel
Physical Review E 95, 051201(R) (2017)

4 Path to AWAKE: Evolution of the concept

A. Caldwell, E. Adli, L. Amorim, R. Apsimon, T. Argyropoulos, R. Assmann, A. -M. Bachmann, E. Batsch, J. Bauche, V. K. B. Olsen, M. Bernardini, R. Bingham, B. Biskup, T. Bohl, C. Bracco, P. N. Burrows, G. Burt, B. Buttenschoen, A. Butterworth, M. Cascella, S. Chattopadhyay, E. Chevallay, S. Cipiccia, H. Damerau, L. Deacon, R. Dirksen, S. Doebert, U. Dorda, E. Eisen, J. Farmer, S. Fartoukh, V. Fedosseev, E. Feldbaumer, R. Fiorito, R. Fonseca, F. Friebel, G. Geschonke, B. Goddard, A. A. Gorn, O. Grulke, E. Gschwendtner, J. Hansen, C. Hessler, S. Hillenbrand, W. Hofle, J. Holloway, C. Huang, M. Huether, D. Jaroszynski, L. Jensen, S. Jolly, ... and F. Zimmermann
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 829, 3-16 (2016)

3 Direct and secondary nuclear excitation with x-ray free-electron lasers

J. Gunst, Y. Wu, N. Kumar, C. H. Keitel, and A. Pálffy
Physics of Plasmas 22, 112706 (2015)

2 Super-filament formation of a relativistic Gaussian electron beam in a dense collisional plasma

T. Tueckmantel, N. Kumar, and A. Pukhov
New Journal of Physics 15, 035021 (2013)

1 Influence of Surface Waves on Plasma High-Order Harmonic Generation

D. an der Brügge, N. Kumar, A. Pukhov, and C. Rödel
Physical Review Letters 108, 125002, 1-5 (2012)