Baishakhi Mazumder


B. Mazumder.

Baishakhi Mazumder


Baishakhi Mazumder


Research Topics

Chemical imaging through atom probe tomography

Contact Information

129 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 6451156

Biography Publications Teaching


  •  “Probing bovine enamel composition using Atom Probe Tomography- A novel nanoscale chemical imaging technique” O. LicataϮ, U. Guha, J. Poplawsky, N. Aich and B. Mazumder*, Oral Biology 112 (2020) 104682
  • “Effects of cation stoichiometry on surface morphology and crystalline of MOCVD grown ZnGeN2 films on GaN” Md R. Karim, B.H.D. Jayatunga, M. Zhu, R. Lalk, O. LicataϮ, B. Mazumder, J. Hwang, K. Kash, H. Zhao, AIP Advances 2020 (Article in press)
  • “A combined approach of Atom probe tomography and unsupervised machine learning to understand phase transformation in (AlxGa1-x)2O3J. SarkerϮ, S. Broderick, AFM A.U. Bhuiyan, Z. Feng, H. Zhao, B. Mazumder*, Applied Physics Letter, 116 (2020) 152101
  • “Phase transformation in MOCVD growth of (AlxGa1-x)2O3 thin films” AFM A.U. Bhuiyan, Z. Feng, J.M. Johnson, H. Hwang, J. SarkerϮ, M. Zhu, Md R. Karim, B. Mazumder, J. Hwang, H. Zhao, Applied Physics Materials, 8 (2020) 031104
  •  “Hillock assisted p-type enhancement in N-polar GaN: Mg films grown by MOCVD” E. Rocco,O. LicataϮ, I. Mahaboob, K. Hogan, S. Tozier, V. Meyers, B. McEwen, S. Novak, B. Mazumder, M. Reshchikov, L.D. Bell, F.S. Sandvik, Scientific Reports, 10 (2020)1
  • “Correlation of Multiplicity and Chemistry in AlxGa1-xN heterostructure via Atom Probe Tomography” O. LicataϮ, S. Broderick and B. Mazumder*, Microscopy and Microanalysis 26 (2020) 95


  • Editor’s pick “Atomic scale investigation of chemical heterogeneity in β-(AlxGa1-x)2O3 using atom probe tomography” B. Mazumder*, J. SarkarϮ, Y. Zhang, M. Zhu, S. Rajan and J. Hwang, Applied Physics Letter, 115 (2019) 132105
  • Invited review “Application of Atom probe tomography for advancing GaN based technology” O. LicataϮ and B. Mazumder*, International journal of high speed electronics systems 28 (2019) 1940005
  • “Structural and electrical characterization of MBE (AlxGa1-x)2O3 on beta-Ga2O3", A, Vaidya, B. Mazumder, J. Wallace, Yi Zhang, A. Goyal, J. Gardella, and U.Singisetti, Journal of Applied Physics 126 (2019) 095702
  • “Flexible β-Ga2O3 Nanomembrane Schottky Barrier Diodes” E.Swinnich, Md N. Hasan, K. Zeng, Y. Dave, U. Singisetti, B. Mazumder and JH Seo, Advanced Electronic Materials 1800714 (2019)1
  • “Elevated temperature microstructural stability in cast AlCuMnZr alloys through solute segregation” A. Shyam, S. Roy, D. Shin, J.D. Poplawasky, L.F. Allard, Y.Yamamoto, J.R. Morris, B. Mazumder, J.C. Idrobo, A. Rodriguez, T.R. Watkins, J.A. Haynes, Material Science and Engineering: A 765 (2019) 138279


  • “Microstructural evolution during quesncing and partitioning of 0.2C-1.5Mn-1.3Si stels with Cr or Ni additions” D.T. Pierce, D.R. Coughlin, K.D. Clarke, E.De Moor, J. Poplawsky, D.L. Williamson, B. Mazumder, J.G Speer, A. Hood and A.J. Clarke, Acta Materialia 151 (2018) 454
  • “Prediction of optical band gap of β-(AlxGa1-x)2O3 using material informatics” E.Swinnich, Y. Dave, E.B. Pitman, S. Broderick, B. Mazumder and JH Seo, Materials Discovery 11 (2018) 1


  • “Characterization of N-polar AlN in GaN/AlN/(Al,Ga)N heterostructures grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition” H. Li, B. Mazumder, B. Bonef, S. Keller, S. Wienecke, J.S. Speck, S.P. Denbaars and U.K. Mishra, Semiconductor Science and Technology 32 (2017)115004
  • “Field evaporation behavior of ternary compound semiconductor InxAl1-xN” B. Mazumder*, S. Broderick, K. Rajan, J. Peralta, H. Foronda and J.S. Speck, Microscopy and Microanalysis 23 (2017) 636
  • “New Atom Probe Tomography Reconstruction Algorithm for Multilayered Samples: Beyond the Hemispherical Constraint” N. Rolland, F. Vurpillot, S. Duguay, B. Mazumder, J.S. Speck and D. Blavette, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 23 (2017) 247
  • “Isolating clusters of light elements in molecular sieves with atom probe tomography” J.E. Schmidt, L. Peng, A.L. Paioni, H.L. Ehren, W. Guo, B. Mazumder, DA M. de Winter, O. Attila, D. Fu, A.D. Chowdhury, K. Houben, M. Baldus, J.D. Poplawsky, B.M. Weckhuysen, Journal of American Chemical Society 140 (2018) 9154
  • “Analysis of Vegard's Law for lattice Matching InxAl1-xN to GaN by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition” H. Foronda, B. Mazumder, E.C. Young, M. A Laurent, Y. Li, S. P. DenBaars and J.S. Speck, Journal of Crystal Growth 475 (2017) 127
  • “Nanoscale chemical imaging of coking mechanisms in a Zeolite ZSM-5 crystal by atom probe tomography” J.D. Poplawsky, J.E. Schmidt, B. Mazumder, W. Guo, O. Attila, D. Fu, DA M. du Winter, F. Meirer, S.R. Bare and B.M. Weckhuysen, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 23 (2017) 674
  • “Resolving the degradation pathways in high-voltage oxides for high-energy-density Lithium –ion batteries; Alteration in chemistry composition and crystal structures” D. Mohanty, B. Mazumder, A. Devaraj, A.S. Sefat, A. Huq, E. Andrew Payant, J. Li, D. P. Abraham, D.L. Wood III and C. Daniel, Nano energy 36 (2017) 76
  • “Vertical transport through AlGaN barriers in heterostructures grown by ammonia molecular beam epitaxy and metalorganic chemical vapor deposition” D.A. Browne, M.N. Fireman, B. Mazumder, L.Y. Kuritzky, Y. Wu, J.S. Speck, Semidocductor Science and Technology, 32 (2017) 025010

Prior joining to UB

  • “Coke formation in a zeolite crystal during the methanol-to-hydrocarbons reaction as studied with atom probe tomography” J.E. Schmidt, J.D. Poplawsky, B. Mazumder, O. Attila, D. Fu, DA du Winter, F. Meirer, S.R. Bare and B.M. Weckhuysen, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55 (2016) 11173.
  • “Electrical and structural characterizations of crystallized Al2O3/GaN interfaces formed by in situ metalorganic chemical vapor deposition” X. Liu, C.M. Jackson , F. Wu, B. Mazumder , R. Yeluri , J. Kim , S. Keller , A. R. Arehart , S. A. Ringel , J.S. Speck , U.K. Mishra, Journal of Applied Physics, 119 (2016) 015303
  • “Effect of friction stir welding and post-weld heat treatment on a nanostructured ferritic alloy” B.Mazumder, X. Yu, P. D. Edmondson, C. M. Parish, M. K. Miller and Z. Feng, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 469 (2016) 200.
  • “Correlative TEM and APT of Helium Bubbles in Ion-Irradiated RAFM Steel “ B. Mazumder, C. M. Parish and M. K. Miller (2015).. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21 (2015) 587.
  • “Exploring Helium Mitigation in Ferritic Alloys by Advanced Microscopy“, C.M. Parish, P.D. Edmondson, F.W. Meyer, M. E. Bannister, B. Mazumder and M.K. Miller (2015). Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21 (2015) 753.
  • “The role of processing route on the microstructure of 14YWT nanostructured ferritic alloy” B. Mazumder*, C. M. Parish, H. Bei, and M. K. Miller Journal of Nuclear Materials 465 (2015) 204
  • “Helium trapping in carbide precipitates in a tempered martensitic steel” B. Mazumder*, M.E. Bannister, F. W.  Meyer, M. K. Miller C. M. Parish and P.D. Edmondson, Nuclear Materials and Energy, 1 (2015) 8
  • “Stability of Y–Ti–O Precipitates in Friction Stir Welded Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys” X. Yu, B. Mazumder, M.K. Miller, S. A. David, and Z. Feng , Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 20 (2015) 236
  • “Challenges in the study of Fe/MgO/Fe interfaces using 3D Atom Probe” B. Mazumder*, V.S. Purohit, M. Grueber, A.Vella,  F. Vurpillot and B.Deconihout, Thin Solid Films, 589 (2015) 38
  • “Pure AlN layers in metal-polar AlGaN/AlN/GaN and AlN/GaN heterostructures grown by low-temperature ammonia-based molecular beam epitaxy” S. Kaun, B. Mazumder, M. Fireman, E. Kyle, U.K. Mishra, J.S. Speck Semiconductor Science and Technology, 30 (2015) 055010
  • “Electron Transport in Unipolar InGaN/GaN Multiple Quantum Well Structures Grown by NH3 Molecular Beam Epitaxy” D. A. Browne, B. Mazumder, Y. Wu, and J. S. Speck, Journal of Applied Physics, 117 (2015) 185703
  • “Demonstration of Isotype GaN/AlN/GaN Heterobarrier Diodes by NH3-MBE” Micha N Fireman, David Alan Browne , B. Mazumder , J. S. Speck , U. K. Mishra, Applied Physics Letters 106 (2015) 202106
  • "Atom probe tomography studies of Al2O3 gate dielectrics on GaN" B. Mazumder*, X. Liu, R. Yeluri, F. Wu, U. Mishra and J.S. Speck, Journal of Applied Physics 116 (2014) 134101
  • “GaN-based high-electron-mobility transistor structures with homogeneous lattice-matched InAlN barriers grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy” S.W. Kaun, E. Ahmadi, B. Mazumder, F. Wu, E.C.H. Kyle, P. G. Burke, U.K. Mishra and J.S. Speck, Semiconductor Science and Technology 29, (2014) 0450111
  • “Light element quantification in irradiated Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys” M.K. Miller, Q. Li, B. Mazumder    and C. Parish Microscopy & Microanalysis 20 (2014) 1814
  • “Characterization of a dielectric/GaN system using atom probe tomography" B. Mazumder*, M. Esposto, S. Rajan and J.S. Speck, Appl. Phy. Lett 103, (2013) 151601
  • “Atom probe analysis of AlN interlayers in AlGaN/alN/GaN heterostructures” B. Mazumder*, S.W. Kaun, J.  Lu, S. Keller, U.K. Mishra and J.S. Speck, Appl Phy Lett 102, (2013) 111603
  • “3D Characterization Study of High-k Dielectric on GaN Using Atom Probe Tomography” B. Mazumder*, X.  Liu, U. K. Mishra, and J. S. Speck, Microscopy and Microanalysis 19 (2013) 1026
  • (Invited review) “Scrutinizing AlN/GaN heterostructure atom by atom” B. Mazumder*, M H Wong S.W. Kaun, J. Lu, S. Keller, U.K. Mishra and J.S. Speck, Compound Semiconductor, 19 Issue 04, June (2013) 52-56 
  • “Fixed charge and trap states of in situ Al2O3 on Ga face GaN metal-oxide-semiconductor capacitors grown by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition”  X. Liu, J. Kim, R. Yeluri, S. Lal, H. Li, J. Lu, S. Keller, B. Mazumder, J.S. Speck and U. Mishra Journal of Applied Physics, 114 (2013) 164507
  • “Asymmetric interfacial abruptness in N-polar and Ga-polar GaN/AlN/GaN heterostructures” B. Mazumder*, M. H. Wong, C. A. Hurni, J. Y. Zhang, U. K. Mishra, and J. S. Speck, Appl Phy Lett 101 (2012) 091601
  • (Invited article) “Atom probe tomography of compound semiconductors for photovoltaic and light-emitting device applications” P. Choi, O. Cojocaru-Mirédin, D. Abou-Ras, R. Caballero, D. Raabe, V.S. Smentkowski, C.G. Park, G.H. Gu, B. Mazumder, M. H. Wong, Y. Hu, T.P. Melo, J.S. Speck, Microscopy Today , 20 , Issue03 , May (2012) 18
  • “Evaporation mechanisms of MgO in laser assisted Atom Probe Tomography” B. Mazumder*, A. Vella, B. Deconihout and T. Al-Kassab Ultramicroscopy, 111 (2011) 571
  • “Field evaporation mechanism of bulk oxides under ultra fast laser illumination” A. Vella, B. Mazumder, G. Da-Costa and B. Deconihout , Journal of Applied Physics,110 (2011) 044321
  • “Field Emission studies of silver nanoparticles synthesized by Electron Cyclotron Resonance plasma” V. Purohit, A. B. Bhise, B. Mazumder, P. Poddar, D. S.Joag, S.V.Bhoraskar, App Surf Sc 257 (2011) 7184
  • “Surface carrier recombination of a silicon tip under high electric field” B. Mazumder*, A. Vella, F. Vurpillot, G. Martel & B. Deconihout Appl Phy Lett, 97 (2010) 073104
  • “Reneutralization time of surface Si ions on a field emitter” B. Mazumder*, A. Vella, M. Gilbert, B. Deconihout, and G. Schimtz, New Journal of Physics, 12 (2010) 113029
  • “Sheet-forming abiotic hetero foldamers” P.K Baruah, NK Sreedevi, B. Mazumder, R. Pasricha, P. Poddar, R. Gonnade, S. Ravindranathan, G.J. Sanjayan , Chem Commun (Camb). 6 (2008) 712
  • “Bio-milling technique for the size reduction of chemically synthesized BiMnO3 nanoplates” B. Mazumder, I. Uddin, S. Khan, R. Venkat, K. Selvraj, P. Poddar and A. Ahmad, J Mater Chem, 17 (2007)  3910