Dr. Soma Seth (Duley)

Name Dr. Soma Seth (Duley)
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Chemistry
Date of Joining 2nd April, 2015
Address Department of Chemistry, Nabadwip Vidyasagar College
Academic Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D.
Area of Specialization Physical Chemistry
Research Interest
  • Conceptual density functional theory (CDFT) study
  • Aromaticity, stability and reactivity study on several metal and non-metal clusters
  • Hydrogen storage capability on metal and non-metal clusters
Publications
1. P. K. Chattaraj1, S. Duley, L. R. Domingo, “Understanding Local Electrophilicity/Nucleophilicity Activation through a Single Reactivity Difference Index”, Org. Biomol. Chem. (2012), 10, 2855.
2. A. Chakraborty, S. Bandaru, R. Das, S. Duley, S. Giri, K. Goswami, S. Mondal, S. Pan, S. Sen and P. K. Chattaraj, “Some Novel Molecular Frameworks Involving Representative Elements” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2012) 14, 14784.
3. P. K. Chattaraj, D. Deb, S. Duley, S. Radenkovic, P. Bultinck, M. Bhattacharjee, “Heterometallic Compounds Containing Mo-M-Li [M=K, Rb, and Cs] Clusters: Synthesis, Strucutre, Bonding, Aromaticity and Theoretical Investigation of Li2M2 [M=K and Rb] and Cs4 rings” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2012), 14, 15579.
4. P. K. Chattaraj, S. Giri, and S. Duley, Comments on “Ruling out any electrophilicity equalization principle”, J. Phys. Chem. A, (2011) 116, 790.
5. A. Chakraborty, S. Giri, S. Duley, A. Anoop, P. Bultinck and P. K. Chattaraj, “Aromaticity in All-Metal Annular Systems: The Counter-ion Effect”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2011) Invited perspective article (2011) 13, 14865.
6. J. L. Vigneresse, S. Duley, P. K. Chattaraj, “Describing the chemical character of a magma”, Chem. Geol. (2011) 287, 102.
7. S. Duley, S. Giri, N. Sathyamurthy, R. Islas, G. Merino and P. K. Chattaraj, “Aromaticity and hydrogen storage capability of planar N64- and N42- rings: A conceptual DFT approach”, Chem. Phys. Lett. (2011) 506, 315.
8. P. K. Chattaraj, S. Giri and S. Duley, "Perennial Review: Update 2 of Chem. Rev. (2006), 106, 2065": Chem. Rev., (2011) 111, PR43.
9. P. K. Chattaraj, S. Giri, S. Duley, “Electrophilicity equalization principle”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2010), 1, 1064.
10. P. K. Chattaraj, S. Duley, “Electron affinity, electronegativity and electrophilicity of atoms/ions”, J. Chem. Eng. Data. (Josef M. G. Barthel Festschrift Special Issue) (2010), 55, 1882.
11. S. Giri, D. R. Roy, S. Duley, A. Chakraborty, R. Parthasarathi, M. Elango, R. Vijayaraj, V. Subramanian, R. Islas, G. Merino and P. K. Chattaraj "Bonding, aromaticity, and structure of trigonal dianion metal clusters", J. Comp. Chem. (2010), 31, 1815.
12. P. K. Chattaraj, D. R. Roy, and S. Duley, “Bonding and aromaticity in an all-metal sandwich-like compound, Be82-”, Chem. Phys. Lett., (2008), 460, 382.
13. S. Duley, P. Goyal, S. Giri and P. K. Chattaraj, “Bonding, reactivity and aromaticity in some beryllocene derivatives”, Croatica Chemica Acta (Special Issue on Professor Zvonimir Maksić’s 70th Birthday) (2009) 82, 193.
14. P. K. Chattaraj, S. Duley and R. Das “Electronic Structure Principles and Stability of Magic Clusters”, Chem. Educ. (2010), 15, 474.
15. S. Duley, A. Chakraborty, S. Giri, P. K. Chattaraj. “A conceptual density functional study of structure, bonding, aromaticity and the possibility of bond-stretch isomerism in some neutral sulfur clusters, Sn (n=3-8)”, J. Sulf. Chem. (2010), 31, 231.
16. S. Giri, A. Chakraborty, S. Duley, G. Merino, V. Subramanian and P. K. Chattaraj, "Analysis of the structure, bonding, aromaticity and existence of possible bond-stretch isomerism in trigonal anionic metal clusters, X3 (X = Be, Mg, Ca)" ICCMSE Special AIP Conf. Proc. (2012) 1504, 160.
17. P. K. Chattaraj, R. Das, S. Duley and J. L. Vigneresse, “Structure-Stability Diagrams and Stability-Reactivity Landscapes: A Conceptual DFT Study”, Theor. Chem. Acc. (Invited article, E. D. Jemmis Special issue) (2012), 131, 1089.
18. P. K. Chattaraj, R. Das, S. Duley and S. Giri, “Aromaticity and Conceptual Density Functional Theory”, Chem. Model. Specialist Periodical Reports, Royal Society of Chemistry (2011) 8, 45.
19. S. Duley, S. Giri, A. Chakraborty and P. K. Chattaraj, “Bonding, aromaticity and reactivity patterns in some all- metal and non- metal clusters”, J. Chem. Sci. (S. K. Rangarajan Special Issue) (2009), 121, 849.
20. A. Chakraborty, S. Duley and P. K. Chattaraj, “Hydrogen storage: An overview with current insights based on a conceptual DFT approach”, Indian J. Chem. A, (2012), 51, 226.
21. J. L. Vigneresse, S. Duley, P. K. Chattaraj, “Fitness landscapes in natural rock system evolution: A conceptual DFT treatment”, J. Chem. Sci. Invited article, N. Sathyamurthy, Special issue, (2012) 124, 29.
22. R. Das, S. Duley and P. K. Chattaraj, “From Molecules to Material via a Polynitrogen Precursor”, J. Indian Chem. Soc. Special issue honoring Acharya P. C. Ray on his 150th birth anniversary. (2011) 88, 1251.
23. D. R. Roy, S. Duley and P. K. Chattaraj, “Bonding, reactivity and aromaticity in some novel all- metal metallocenes”, Proc. Ind. Natl. Sci. Acad. Part A, (2008), 74, 11.
Books/Reports/General Articles/Chapters:
1. S. Giri, R. P.S. Abhijith Kumar, A. Chakraborty, D. R. Roy, S. Duley, R. Parthasarathi, M. Elango, R. Vijayraj, V. Subramanian, G. Merino and P. K. Chattaraj "Bonding, aromaticity and possible bond-stretch isomerism in an “All-Metal” cluster – [Be6Zn2]2– " in "Aromaticity and Metal Clusters" ed. P. K. Chattaraj, Taylor & Francis: Florida, (2010).
2. A. Chakraborty, S. Duley, S. Giri and P. K. Chattaraj, “An Understanding of the Origin of Chemical Reactivity from a Conceptual DFT approach” in “A Matter of Density: Exploring the Electron Density Concept in the Chemical, Biological, and Materials Sciences” Ed. N. Sukumar, John Willey, (2012).
3. S. Duley, S. Giri, S. Sengupta and P. K. Chattaraj, “Quantum Dynamics Through Quantum Potentials in “Quantum Trajectories” Collaborative Computational Project on Molecular Quantum Dynamics (CCP6), eds. K. H. Hughes and G. Parlant, 2011, Daresbury, UK.
4. S. Giri, S. Duley, M. Khatua, U. Sarkar and P. K. Chattaraj, “Quantum Fluid Density Functional Theory and Chemical Reactivity Dynamics” in "Quantum Trajectories" ed. P. K. Chattaraj, Taylor & Francis: Florida, (2010).
5. A. Chakraborty, S. Duley, S. Giri and P. K. Chattaraj, “Bond-stretch Isomerism and Aromaticity in Some Selected Metal Clusters” in “Advances in Chemistry Research” Nova publishers, Inc., NY, pp107-142. (2011).
Talks/Posters/Papers Presented
3 poster presentation and 3 papers presented
Participation in Schools/Conferences/Workshops/Symposia/Seminars
Discussion Meeting On Theoretical Chemistry (TCS 2009) (18th-22ndJanuary, 2009) IISc, Bangalore.
One day Symposium in Chemistry November 8, 2008 at IIT Kharagpur, India.
Diamond Jubilee Symposium on Recent trends in Chemistry (DJSRTC-2011).
International Symposium on Of Molecules and Material, IISER, Kolkala (28th - 29th Dec. 2009).
Acharya Profullo Chandra Ray Memorial symposium on Chemistry today Kolkata (2nd-4th August, 2010).
International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences, Pt. Ravishankarshukla University, Raipur, Chattisgarh from 23rd-27th Dec, 2010.
National seminar on Interface of Industry, Biology and Chemistry Research in 21st Century (5th-7th February, 2011), University Allahabad, Allahabad.
Awards/Prizes/Certificates
Professor Santi Ranjan Palit Memorial Award, 2010 by Indian Chemical Society.
Awarded the Certificate of Merit of Sir Acharya Profullo Chandra Ray Memorial symposium on Chemistry today Kolkata (2nd- 4th August, 2010).