Atanu Ghosh

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Nanoclusters and catalysis

Selected Publications

  •  A. Ghosh, Md. Bodiuzzaman, A. Nag, M. Jash, A. Baksi, T. Pradeep, Sequential dihydrogen desorption from hydride protected atomically precise silver clusters and the formation of naked clusters in the gas phase, ACS Nano, 201711, 11145–11151.
  • A. Baksi,* A. Ghosh,* (contributed equally) S. Mudedla, P. Chakraborty, S. Bhat, B. Mondal, K. R. Krishnadas, V. Subramanian, T. Pradeep, Isomerism in monolayer protected silver cluster ions: An ion mobility-mass spectrometry approach, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 13421-13427. 
  • E. Khatun,* A. Ghosh,* (contributed equally) D. Ghosh, P. Chakraborty, A. Nag, B. Mondal, S. Chennu, T. Pradeep, [Ag59 (2,5-DCBT)32]3-: A new cluster and a precursor for three well-known clusters, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 8240-8248. 
  • A. Ghosh, D. Ghosh, E. Khatun, P. Chakraborty, T. Pradeep, Unusual reactivity of dithiol protected clusters in comparison to monothiol protected clusters: Studies using Ag51(BDT)19(TPP)3 and Ag29(BDT)12(TPP)4, Nanoscale, 2016, 9, 1068–1077.
  • K. R. Krishnadas,* A. Baksi,* A. Ghosh,* (contributed equally) G. Natarajan, T. Pradeep, Structure-conserving spontaneous transformations between nanoparticles, Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 13447.
  • K. R. Krishnadas, A. Ghosh, A. Baksi, I. Chakraborty, G. Natarajan, T. Pradeep, Inter-cluster reactions between Au25(SR)18 and Ag44(SR)30, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138. 140–148.
  • A. Ghosh, J. Hassinen, P. Pulkkinen, H. Tenhu, Robin H. A. Ras, T. Pradeep, Simple and efficient separation of atomically precise noble metal clusters, Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 12185–12190.
  • A. Ghosh, V. Jeseentharani, Md. A. Ganayee, R. Hemalatha, K. Chaudhari, C. Vijayan, T. Pradeep, Approaching sensitivity of tens of ions using atomically precise cluster-nanofiber composites,  Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 10996–11001.
  • A. Ghosh, T. Pradeep, Synthesis of atomically precise silver clusters using the miscibility principle, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 2014, 5271-5275 (cover page and cover profile). 
  • A. Ghosh, T. Pradeep, J. Chakrabarti, Coalescence of atomically precise slusters on graphenic surfaces, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 13959–13964.
  • A. Ghosh, T. U. B. Rao and T. Pradeep, One-step route to luminescent Au18SG14 in the condensed phase and its closed shell molecular ions in the gas phase, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2012, 3, 1997-2002.



  •  Ph.D., Department of chemistry, IIT MADRAS (2017), India
  • M.Sc., Department of chemistry, IIT MADRAS (2011), India
  • B.Sc., Bagnan college, Calcutta University (2009), India​