Thokala Soloman Raju

Soloman Raju

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics, IISER Tirupati


Phone: +91 877 2500 433

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Research Interests

Nonlinear Dynamics, Solitons in Optical Fibers and Bose-Einstein Condensates.

Educational and Professional Career

  • Ph.D (Sept, 2003): University of Hyderabad

  • Research Associate (April, 2004 - May, 2005):Pondicherry University

  • Lecturer (June, 2005 - May, 2008):BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus

  • Post Doc (Nov, 2010 - April, 2011):The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

  • Associate Professor (June, 2011 - August, 2015):Karunya University, Coimbatore

  • Assistant Professor (August, 2015 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India

Honours and Awards

  • Young Scientist Award DST-SERB

Selected Publications

  • Thokala Soloman Raju, "Spatiotemporal Optical Similaritons in dual-core waveguide with an external source", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation45, 75 (2017).

  • Thokala Soloman Raju, T.A. Hegde, and C.N. Kumar, "Unbreakable PT symmetry of exact solitons in inhomogeneous nonlinear optical media", Journal of the Optical Society of America B33, 35 (2016).

  • Thokala Soloman Raju, "Dynamics of self-similar waves in asymmetric twin-core fibers with Airy-Bessel modulated nonlinearity", Optics Communications346, 74 (2015).

  • Thokala Soloman Raju, P.K. Panigrahi, and C.N. Kumar, "Compression and propagation of dispersive and rectangular similaritons in asymmetric twin-core fibers ", Journal of the Optical Society of America B30, 934 (2013).

  • Thokala Soloman Raju and P.K. Panigrahi,, " Optical similaritons in a tapered graded-index nonlinear-fiber amplifier with an external source ", Physical Review A84, 033807 (2011).


  • PHY-111:Classical Mechanics

  • IDC-111: Introduction to Computer Programming and Numerical Analysis

  • IDC-121: Mathematical Methods

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