Professor Anant V. Narlikar

Anant V. Narlikar (Ph.D. Cantab, Sc.D. Cantab) has over fifty years of research and writing experience in the field of superconductivity. For thirty years, he headed the Superconductivity Division at the National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi. He is presently a Senior Scientist and Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, working at UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research in Indore, India. He is also a Visiting Scientist at the Applied Superconductivity and Cryoscience Division, Department of Material Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

Email: narlikar@yahoo.com

Website: www.msm.cam.ac.uk/ascg/people/

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PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS:

A. V. Narlikar (edited), The Oxford Handbook of Small Superconductors, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pages: 614.

1. A.V. Narlikar, Superconductors, Oxford University Press, 2014, pages: 560.

2. A.V.Narlikar and Y.Y.Fu (edited), Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology: Oxford, 3 volumes, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, pages: approx. over 3000.
Volume 1: Basic Aspects
Volume 2: Materials- Structures, Properties and Characterization Techniques
Volume 3: Applications

3. A.V. Narlikar (edited), Frontiers in Superconducting Materials, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2005, pages: xxxi + 1103.

4. A. V. Narlikar (edited), Frontiers in Magnetic Materials, Berlin: Springer Verlag: 2005, pages: xxiv +799.

5. A. V. Narlikar (edited), High Temperature Superconductivity, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2003.
Volume 1: Advances in, p.xx + 503
Volume 2: Advances in Engineering Applications, p.xix + 574

6. Founding Editor of International Book Series, STUDIES OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS, Nova Science Publishers, New York . The inaugural volume was published in 1989. Eleven volumes, edited by Anant Narlikar, were already published in the series by 1993. To provide an illustration of the depth and breadth of the series, titles from 1994 are listed below. The entire series was solely edited by Anant Narlikar.
Since 1994:
Vol.12 : High Tc Squids (1994)
Vol.13 : Thin Films of HTS (1994)
Vol.14 : Magnetization and Field Penetration in HTS (1994)
Vol.15 : Electron Microscopy of HTS (1995)
Vol.16 : High Pressure Effects in HTS (1995)
Vol.17 : Microwave Studies (1996)
Vol.18 : Microwave Studies-II (1996)
Vol.19 : Thermal Properties (1996)
Vol.20 : Tunnelling Studies (1996)
Vol.21 : Conductor Development of HTS (1997)
Vol.22 : Critical Current in HTS (1997)
Vol.23 : Hg-based HTS (1997)
Vol.24 : Hg-based HTS (1997)
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Vol.25 : Silver Jubilee Volume (1998)
Vol.26 : Superconducting Quaternary Borocarbides (1998)
Vol.27 : Pseudogap in HTS (1999)
Vol.28 : Microstructures of HTS (1999)
Vol.29 : Miscellaneous Issues (1999)
Vol.30 : Microstructures –II (1999)
Vol.31 : Flux Pinning in HTS (2000)
Vol.32 : AC Losses in Wire and Tapes of HTS (2000)
Vol.33 : Stripe Phase in HTS (2000)
Vol.34 : Organic Superconductors (2000)
Vol.35 : BSCCO System ( 2001).
Vol.36 : BSCCO System-II (2001)
Vol.37 : New Systems and some Miscellaneous topics (2001)
Vol.38 : Superconducting Magnesium Diboride (2001)
Vol.39 : Josephson Junction Arrays –I (2001)
Vol.40 : Josephson Junction Arrays –II (2002)
Vol.41 : Coated Conductors and Thin Films of YBCO (2002)
Vol.42 : Vortex Physics in HTS (2002)
Vol.43: Thin Films of BSCCO ( 2002)
Vol.44: Studies of Magnesium diboride-II (2003)
Vol.45: Carbon Based Superconductors (2003)
Vol.46: Magnetic Superconductors (2003)
Vol.47: Irradiation studies of HTS (2004)
Vol.48: Flux dynamics and pinning (2005)
Vol.49: Studies of HTS thin films (2006)
Vol.50: GOLDEN JUBILEE VOLUME (2006)

7. A.V. Narlikar and S.N.Ekbote, Superconductivity and Superconducting Materials,
South Asian Publishers: New Delhi, 1983, pp. xiv +283

II. SELECT RESEARCH PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Have published over 300 research papers in international refereed journals. Below is a list of select research papers, published over the last 20 years.

• A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta and P.K. Dutta, High resolution studies of C-
60 films by scanning tunnelling microscopy, Philosophical Trans. Royal Society (London), 346 (1994) 307.

• A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta and P.K. Dutta, Observational studies of defect carbon cage structures of C-60 by high resolution scanning tunnelling microscopy, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, A444 (1994) 325.

• R. Lal, S.P. Pandey, A.V. Narlikar and E. Gmelin, Tc depression in YBa2Cu4-xMx system for M: Fe,Ni,Zn and Ga, Phys. Rev. B, 49 (1994) 6382. 3

• V.P.S. Awana, V.N. Moorthy and A.V. Narlikar, Thermoelectric power of Bi-2223 based on two band model, Phys. Rev. B, 49 (1994) 6385.

• V.P.S. Awana and A.V. Narlikar, Role of calcium in in supressing the superconductivity of Y1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-y, Phys. Rev. B, 49 (1994) 6353.

(Note: The above three papers appeared in the same issue of PRB)

• V.P.S. Awana, A. Tulapurkar, S.K. Malik and A.V. Narlikar, Role of Ca in enhancing the superconductivity of YBa2Cu3O7-y, Phys. Rev. B, 50 (1994) 594.

• A.K. Bandyopadhyay, D. Varandani, E. Gmelin, and A.V. Narlikar, Resistivity, magnetic susceptibility and specific heat studies of ErBa2(Cu1- xMx)3O7-y, for M:Zn,Fe,Co and Ga; the effect of site dependent substitutional disorder, Phys. Rev. B, 50 (1994) 462.

• S.K. Agarwal, R. Lal, V.P.S. Awana, S.P. Pandey and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity of Pr doped (Y,Eu)Ba2Cu4O8 system, Phys. Rev. B, 50 (1994) 10265.

• O.G. Singh, B.D. Padalia, O. Prakash, A.V. Narlikar and L.C. Gupta, Phase diagram for the electron doped Nd-Ce-Cu-O superconducting system, Physica C, 219 (1994) 156.

• S. Sathaih, R.N. Soni, H.C. Joshi, L.S. Grigoryan, H.D. Bist, A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta and V.P.S. Awana, Micro-Raman spectroscopy and STM studies of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 intercalated with Ni-phthalcyanine and benzene, Physica C, 221 (1994) 177.

• L. Grigoryan, K. Yakushi, A.V. Narlikar and S.B. Samanta, Contribution of interblock coupling to Tc in high Tc Bi Oxides, Modern Phys. Letters B, 8 (1994) 251.

• S. Bhargava, H.D. Bist, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar, A. Rangan and J. Narayan, Nanostructures in laser ablated diamond-like carbon films through scanning tunnelling microscopy, Solid State Communs, 90 (1994) 205.

• S.H. Pawar, V.N. Shinde and A.V. Narlikar, Electrosynthesis of compound layers of high Tc superconductors, in Anant Narlikar ed., Studies of High Temperature Superconductors, Vol.13, Nova Science Publishers, New York, 1994 , 275.

• S.K. Agarwal and A.V. Narlikar, Substitutional and related studies in cuprate superconductors, Progress in Crystal Growth and Characterization, 28 (1994) 219.

• G.L. Bhalla, B. Kumar, A. Malik, S.K. Agarwal, G.C. Trigunayat and A.V. Narlikar, ŸBCO stsbility against ultradilute nitric acid, Phys. Stat. Sol. A, 143 (1994) 131.4

• M. Shahbuddin, H.D. Bist and A.V. Narlikar, Effect of temperature on low field microwave absorption in pure Y-123 near Tc, Physica C, 235-240 (1994), 2054.

• L. Grigoryan, A.V. Narlikar and S.B. Samanta, Scanning tunnelling microscopic imaging of C-60 molecules, in Kadish and Ruoff ed., Recent advances in chemistry and physics of fullerenes and related materials, Electrochemical Society, NJ, (1994) 1691.

• R. Lal, V.P.S. Awana, S.P. Pandey, V.S. Yadav, D. Varandani, A.V. Narlikar, A. Chhikara and E. Gmelin, Tc degradation in cuprate superconductors from the resistivity of YBa2(Cu1-x Mx)4O8 for M: Fe and Ni, Phys. Rev. B, 51 (1995) 539.

• B.V. Kumaraswamy, R. Lal and A.V. Narlikar, “Low field ac susceptibility study of flux creep in metal substituted Er-123”, Phys. Rev. B, 52 (1995) 1320.

• V.P.S. Awana, R. Lal and A.V. Narlikar, Thermoelectric power of pure and oxygenated Bi-2212 system, J. Phys. Cond.Matter, 7 (1995) L171.

• A.V. Narlikar and S.B. Samanta, Scanning tunnelling microscopic studies of fullerene C-60 and its intercalated superconductors, Fullerene Science and Technology, 3 (1995) 727.

• V.P.S. Awana, R. Lal, D. Varandani, A.V. Narlikar and S.K. Malik, Effect of Fe substitution on magnetism and superconductivity of YBCO system with variable oxygen content, Supercond.science and Tech., 8 (1995) 745.

• S.C. Jain, K. Ramesh, S.B. Samanta and A.V. Narlikar, Investigation of the interfacial order of neumatic liquid crystal on photopolymer coated conducting glass substrates with scanning tunnelling microscopy, Appl. Phys. Letters, 67 (1995) 1527.

• A.V. Narlikar, P.K. Dutta and S.B. Samanta, High resolution Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy of Defect Structures and Distortions of the Carbon cage C-60 forming fullerene lattice, in N.H. March and S.K. Srivastava eds., Disordered Structures, World Scientific, Singapore 1995, p.441.

• B.V. Kumaraswamy, R. Lal and A.V. Narlikar, AC susceptibility study of critical current density in metal substituted ErBaCuO, Phys. Rev. B, 53 (1996) 6759.

• S. Bhargava, H.D. Bist, A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta, J. Narayan and H.B. Tripathi, Effect of substrate temperature and heat treatment on the microstructure of DLC films, J. Appl. Phys., 79 (1996) 1917.

• A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta, C. Changkang, H. Yongle, J.W. Hodby and B.M. Wanklyn, Nanostructure morphology of atomically resolved planes and 5 chains of YBCO single crystals grown with different additives, J. Crys. Growth, 158 (1996) 248.

• D. Varandani, A. K. Bandyopadhyay, V.S. Yadav, E. Gmelin and A.V. Narlikar, A simple quasiadiabatic calorimeter for specific heat measurement in the temperature range of 77K-300K, Measurement Sci. and Tech., 7 (1996) 511.

• C. Changkang, Hu Yongle, H. Spears, J.W. Hodby, B.M. Wanklyn, A.V. Narlikar and S.B. Samanta, New route to study fluorination of high Tc superconductors, J. Materials Sci. Letters, 15 (1996) 886.

• V.P.S. Awana, D.A. Landirez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino Aguiar, R.V. Singh and A.V. Narlikar, Normal state magnetism of Zn doped and oxygen deficient CaLaBaCu3O7 superconductor, Modr. Phys. Letters B, 10 (1996) 619.

• O.G. Singh, B.D. Padalia, Om Prakash, S.K. Agarwal and A.V. Narlikar, Thermoelectric power studies of NdSrCeCuO superconductor, J. Appl. Phys., 80 (1996) 5169.

• U.C. Upreti and A.V. Narlikar, Excess conductivity, critical region and anisotropy of Y-124, Solid State Communs, 100 (1996) 619.

• A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity and Defect Structures – Indian National Science Academy Homi Bhabha Medal Lecture, Proc. Indian National Science Academy, 63 (1997) 281.

• R.V.Singh, R. Lal, U.C. Upreti, D.K. Suri, A.V. Narlikar, V.P.S. Awana,
J. Albino Aguiar and Md. Shahabuddin, Superconductivity in Zn doped
tetragonal La-1113 system, Phys. Rev. B., 55 (1997) 1216.

• V.P.S. Awana, R.V.Singh, D.A. Landirez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino Aguiar and A.V. Narlikar, Structure, superconductivity and normal state magnetism of CaLaBaCuFeO superconductor, Physica C, 277 (1997) 265.

• V.P.S. Awana, R.V. Singh, D.A. Landirez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino Aguiar, S. Uma, E.Gmelin and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity and magnetic ordering of Pr in CaLaPrBaCuO System, Modr. Phys. Letters B, 11 (1997) 323.

• D. Varandani, A.K. Bandyopadhyay and A.V. Narlikar, Low temperature specific heat and related studies on pure and substituted phases of high Tc cuprates, in K.N. Srivastava ed., Superconductivity –Theoretical and Experimental Effects, Nova Sci.Publishers, New York, 1997, 249.

• V.P.S. Awana, R.V. Singh, D.A. Landirez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino
Aguiar and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity, synthesis and magnetism of
CaLaBaCu(Zn,Fe)O tetragonal system, Physica C, 282-287 (1997) 779.

• M.S. Hegde, B.V. Kumaraswamy, S.P. Pandey and A.V. Narlikar, Phase stability of superconductive Y-124, Materials Research Bulletin, 32 (1997) 1147.6

• G.S. Okram, B.D. Padalia, Om Prakash, S.K. Agarwal and A.V. Narlikar, Possible competitive electron and hole-like conduction in NdCeCuO superconductors, Physica C, 277 (1997) 19.

• V.P.S. Awana, D.A. Landirez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino Aguiar, S.K. Malik, A.V. Narlikar, W.B. Yelon, R.V. Singh, S. Uma and E. Gmelin, Superconductivity and magnetic ordering in CaLaPrBaCuO compound, Physica C, 282-287 (1997) 807.

• S.K. Agarwal, A. Iyo, K. Tokiwa, Y. Tanaka, K. Tanaka, M. Tokumoto, N. Terado, T. Saya, H. Umeda, H. Ihara, M. Hamao, T. Watanabe and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity in Mg doped GaBa2Ca3Cu4O12 system, Phys. Rev. B, 58, (1998) 9504.

• M. Sedky, A. Gupta, V.P.S. Awana and A.V. Narlikar, Structural and superconducting properties of R1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-y with 0<x<0.5, Phys. Rev. B, 58 (1998) 12495.

• V.P.S. Awana, J. Horvat, S.X. Dou, Ahmed Sedky and A.V. Narlikar, Impact of Pr on structural, superconducting and magnetic properties of YprBaSrCuO, J. Mag. and Magnetic Materials, 182 (1998) L280.

• V.P.S. Awana, S.X. Dou, R.V. Singh, A.V. Narlikar, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, S.Uma, and E. Gmelin, Magnetic and superconducting properties of Pr in LaPrBaCaCuO system, J. Appl. Phys., 83 (1998) 1.

• R.V. Singh, Anurag Gupta, S.K. Agarwal, D.P. Singh and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity in Pr doped Bi-2223, Superconductor Sci. and Tech., 11 (1998) 311.

• M. Khaled, P. Srivastava, B.R. Sekhar, K.B. Garg, S.K. Agarwal, A.V. Narlikar and F. Studer, XPS study of Tc depression and M-I transition in BiSrCaPrCuO system, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 59 (1998) 777.

• V.P.S.Awana, J. Horwat, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, R.V. Singh, A.V. Narlikar and M.P. Das, Effect of Cu site Co, Ni,Ga substitutions on superconductivity of tetragonal LaBaCaCu3O7 system, Physica C, 301 (1998) 205.

• V.P.S. Awana, S.X. Dou, S.K. Malik, R.V. Singh, A.V. Narlikar, D.A. Landinez tellez, J.M. Ferreira, J. Albino Aguiar, S. Uma, E. Gmelin and W.B. Yelon, Structural aspects, superconductivity and thermal properties of Pr in La1- xPrxCaBaCu3O7-y system with 0<x<1, J. Mag. and Magnetic Materials, 187 (1998) 192.

• K. Rajesh, M.K. Ram, S.C. Jain, S.B. Samanta and A.V. Narlikar, Morphological investigation of polyvinyl-4-methoxy cinnamate photopolymer thin and ultra thin films under linear photopolymerization, Thin Solid Films, 325 (1998) 251.7

• R.V. Singh, A.V. Narlikar, V.P.S. Awana, J. Horvat and S.X. Dou, Synthesis, structural aspects and superconductivity of La1-xRExBaCaCu3O7 with RE:Nd,DY,Sm and Pr, Physica C, 301 (1998) 48.

• Ravi Kumar, S.B. Samanta, S.K. Arora, Anurag Gupta, D. Kanjilal, R. Pinto and A.V. Narlikar, Study of columnar amorphization and structural symmetry changes produced by swift heavy ion irradiation in YBa2Cu3O7-y thin films using STM, Solid State Communs, 106 (1998) 805.

• V.P.S. Awana, S.X. Dou, S.K. Malik, A. Mehta, R.V. Singh and A.V. Narlikar, Structural and magnetic properties of RSr2Fe3O9 (R: La,Y, Pr and Gd), J. Appl. Phys., 83 (1998) 7312.

• V.P.S. Awana, J.J. Green, J. Horvat, S.X. Dou, S.J. Kennedy, R.V. Singh and A.V. Narlikar, Strong dependence of superconducting transition temperature on intermixing of RE,Ba, Ca sites in Nd based RE-1113, Superconductor Sci. and technology (1998).

• A.V. Narlikar, Anurag Gupta, S.B. Samanta, C.Chen, Y. Hu, F. Wondre, B.M. Wanklyn and J.W. Hodby, Nanolevel studies of lattice defects and electronic structure of YBCO single crystals doped with Pr, Phil Mag B, 79 (1999) 717.

• V.P.S. Awana, O.F. de Lima, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon and A.V. Narlikar, Structural and superconducting properties of LaBaCaCu3O7 system – a neutron diffraction study, Physica C, 314 (1999) 93.

• V.P.S. Awana, C.A. Cardoso, O.F. de Lima, R.V. Singh, A.V. Narlikar, W.B. Yelon and S.K. Malik, Supression of superconductivity with Pr substitution in Nd1-xPrxBaCaCu3O7 system, Physica C, 316 (1999) 113.

• Anjali Chikkara, K.R. Priokar, P.R. Sarode, R.B. Prabhu and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity supression in Er1-xPrxBa2Cu4O8 : an X-ray absorption spectroscopic study, J. Phys. Cond. Matter, 11 (1999) L229.

• Kanjilal, S.K. Sharma and A.V. Narlikar, SEM and STM investigation of surface smoothing in 130 MeV Si irradiated metglass MG 2705M, J. Phys. Cond Matter,11 (1999) 2679.

• T. Bandyopadhyay, Rajiv Kumar, D. Kanjilal, Anurag Gupta, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar and S. Ramasamy, X ray, resistivity and ac susceptibility studies of 100 MeV oxygen ion irradiated polycrystalline Bi-2223, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 156 (1999) 58.

• Anurag Gupta, A. Sedky, S.B. Samanta Md. Shahbuddin, Ravi Kumar and A.V. Narlikar, AC susceptibility and STM studies of Bi2212 single crystals irradiated with heavy ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 156 (1999) 35.8

• R. Singh, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar and G.C. Trigunayat, Influence of weak atomic bonding on the height of growth spiral steps on cadmium iodide crystals, Surface Science, 42 (1999) L1888.

• R. Singh, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar and G.C. Trigunayat, Some novel results of scanning tunnelling microscopic study of Cadmium iodide crystals, J. Crystal Growth, 204 (1999), 233.

• Anurag Gupta, Ratan Lal, A. Sedky, A.V. Narlikar and V.P.S. Awana, Correlation between superconducting critical temperature and normal state resistivity parameters from the codoped ErBa2Cu3-x-y ZnxFeyO7-z system, Phys. Rev. B, 61 (2000) 11752.

• V.P.S. Awana, E. Schmitt and E. Gmelin, Anurag Gupta, A. Sedky, A.V. Narlikar, O.F. de Lima, C.A. Cardoso, S.K. Malik and W.B. Yelon, Effect of Zn substitution on para to ferromagnetic transition temperature of La0.67Ca0.33Mn1- xZnx)3 colossal magnetoresistance materials, J. Appl. Phys, 87 (2000) 5034.

• R.Singh, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar and G.C. Trigunayat, A combined SEM and STM study of growth spirals on the polytypic cadmium iodide crystals, Bull. of Materials Science, 23 (2000) 131.

• V.P.S. Awana, S.K. Malik, Claudio A. Cardoso, O.F. de Lima, Anurag Gupta, A. Sedky, W.B. Yelon, R. Prasad and A.V. Narlikar, Strong dependence of superconducting transition temperature on the rare earth ionic size in REBaSrCu3O7 (RE: Y,Dy,Nd and La) series, Modrn. Phys. Letters B, 14 (2000) 361.

• V.P.S. Awana, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, C. Cardoso, O.F. de Lima , Anurag Gupta, A. Sedky and A.V. Narlikar, Neutron diffraction on Er1- xCaxBa2Cu3O7-y (0<x<0.3) system: possible oxygen vacancies in CuO2 planes, Physica C, 338 (2000) 197.

• Anurag Gupta, R.V. Singh, D.P. Singh and A.V. Narlikar, Substituted ErBa2Cu3-xMxO7-y (M: Fe,Co,Ni and Ga): possibility and impact of local structural disorderin CuO2 planes, J. Phys. Cond. Matter, 12 (2000) 7381.

• V.P.S. Awana, C.A. Cardoso, O.F. de Lima, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, R. Prasad, A Gupta, A Sedky and A.V. Narlikar, Rare earth ionic size dependence of Tc in RBaSrCu3O7 (R: Y, Dy,Nd and La) series, Physica C, 341-348 (2000) 627.

• V.P.S. Awana, C.A. Cardoso, O.F. de Lima, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, A
Gupta, A Sedky and A.V. Narlikar, Structural studies of Er1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-y:
oxygen vacancies in copper-oxygen planes, Physica C, 341 (2000) 557-558.

• R.Singh, S.B. Samanta, A.V. Narlikar and G.C. Trigunayat, Optical, SEM and STM study of growth spirals on polytypic cadmium iodide crystals, J. Crystal Growth, 213 (2000) 70.9

• V.P.S. Awana, M. Karpinen, H. Yamauchi, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, A. Mehta and A.V. Narlikar, Magnetization and heat capacity of RESr2Fe3O8 (RE: La,Pr). IEEE Magnetics, 2001.

• V.P.S. Awana, and A.V. Narlikar, Physical characterization and superconducting properties of RE-1113, J. Modern Phys. Letters B, 14 (2001) 415-453

• A.V. Narlikar, SPM studies of the atomic-level defect structures in high Tc cuprates and fulleride in relation to superconductivity, Acta Microscopia, 10 , Suppl.1, April, 2001, 16

• A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samanta, Anurag Gupta and R. Vijayaraghavan, Natural grain-boundaries in superconducting quaternary borocarbide – a comparative STM/STS studies with other systems in relation to their weaklink effect, Acta Microscopia, 10, Suppl.1, April, 2001, 167.

• A. Gupta, S. Chaudhuri, V.Ganesan, I.Das, H. Narayan, A.Kumar, A.J. Zaleski and A.V. Narlikar, Er(1-y)Ca(y)Ba2Cu(3-x)(Fe,Zn)xO(7-z) Supercnductors: A study of microstructure and resistive transition in a DC magnetic field, Superconductor Sci. and Technology, 14 (2001), 937.

• S.B. Samanta, H. Narayan, A. Gupta and A.V. Narlikar, T.Muranaka and J. Akimitsu, Grainboundaries as weaklinks: the case of MgB2 with reference to YNi2B2C, Phys. Rev. B, 65 (2002) 092510-1.

• H. Narayan, S.B. Samanta, A. Gupta, G. Kanjilal and A.V. Narlikar, T.Muranaka and J. Akimitsu, SEM,STM/STS and Heavyion irradiation studies on Magnesium Diboride Superconductor, Physica C, 377 (2002) 1.

• A.V. Narlikar, S.B. Samamta, P. Herrmann, A. Gupta, G. Kanjilal and H. Narayan, R. Vijayaraghavan, T. Muranaka and J. Akimitsu, Nature of grain boundaries in magnesium diboride – a comparative study, in Anant Narlikar ed., Studies of High Temperature Superconductors, Vol. 38, Nova Science Publishers, New York (2002), 443 .

• A. Gupta, A. Sedky, A.V. Narlikar and D.P. Singh, Effect of Ar heat treatmnt on oxygenated R (1-x) Ca x Ba 2 Cu 3 O 7 (R: Y,Sm) Superconductor, J. Mat. Sci., 37 (2002).

• Gupta, H. Narayan, P.N. Lisboa-Fillho, C.A. Cardoso, F.M.A. Moreira, O.F. de Lima and A.V. Narlikar, A possible correlation between supression of superconductivity, magnetic ordering and normal state resistivity parameters in Yb1-xPrxBa2Cu3O7, Modern Physics Letts B, 16 (2002) 261.

• U.C. Upreti and A.V. Narlikar, Effect of Cu-site occupancy on superconducting order parameter dimensionality and related correlations in low disorder Fe and Zn doped YBCO, Ind. J. Pure and Appl. Phys., 40 (2002) 476. 10

• U.C. Upreti and A.V. Narlikar, Low concentration dopant disorder modified carrier scattering and related correlations in YBCO, Ind. J. Pure and Appl. Phys., 40 (2002) 637.

• T. Banerjee, S.B.Samanta, A. Gupta, D. Kanjilal, R. Kumar, S. Ramasamy and A.V.Narlikar, STM/STS studies of Bi-O layers of Pb doped Bi- 2223 superconductors irradiated by 100MeV oxygen ion, Solid State Commun., Vol. 123 (3-4) (2002) pp. 117-122.

• C.Chen, F.Wondre, J.F. Ryan, A.V. Narlikar and S.B.Samanta, Growth mechanism and additive effect of high Tc superconducting crystals, J. Crystal Growth, 237-239 (2002) 772-777.

• Y.Y. Fu, R.M. Wang, J. Xu, J. Chen, Y. Yan, A.V. Narlikar and H. Zhang, Synthesis of large arrays of aligned alpha Fe2O3 nanowires, Chemical Physics Letts., 379 (2003) 373-379.

• Sunil Nair, A. Banerjee, A.V. Narlikar, D. Prabhakaran and A.T. Boothroyd, Observation of three dimensional Heisenberg-like ferromagnetism in single crystal of La(0.875)Sr(0.125)MnO3, Phys. Rev. B, 68 (2003) 132404.

• Anurag Gupta, H. Narayan, D. Astill, D. Kanjilal, C. Fardeghini, M. Paranthaman and A.V. Narlikar, Study of Magnetization and pinning mechanisms in MgB2 thin film superconductors: Effect of Heavy Ion irradiation, Supercond. Sci. and Technology, 16 (2003) 95

• V.P.S. Awana, A. Gupta, H. Kishan, E. Takayama-Muromachi, T. Watanabe, M. Karppinen, H. Yamayuchi, S.K. Malik, W.B. Yelon, V. Ganesan and A.V. Narlikar, Superconductivity with thransition btemperature upto 80K for TbSr2Cu(2.7)Mo(0.3)O7, Solid state Commun., 129 (2004) 117-121

• H. Narayan, Anurag Gupta, A.V. Narlikar, K.N. Sood, Ram Kishore and D. Kanjilal, Study of microstructural changes in MgB2 thin filmsuperconductors irradiated with 200 MeV 107Ag ions, Superconductor Sci. and Technology, 17 (2004)1072-1076.

• V.P.S. Awana, Anurag Gupta, H. Kishan, M. Karppinen, H. Yamauchi, A.V. Narlikar, E. Galstyan and I. Felner, Micro-structure and Magnetization of the 80-K Superconductor, TbSr2Cu2.7Mo0.3O7+d, Physica C, 415 (2004) 69- 73.

• V.P.S. Awana, M.A. Ansari, Anurag Gupta, R.B. Saxena, H. Kishan, Rajeev Rawat, V. Ganesan, A.V. Narlikar, Devendra Buddhikot and S.K. Malik, Induction of superconductivity in Y0.4Pr0.6Ba2?x2212;xSrxCu3O7 system with increasing Sr substitution, Physica C, 417, 1-2 (2004) 33-39.

• Anurag Gupta, A. Sedky and A. V. Narlikar, Suppression of superconductivity and normal state electrical transport in Y1-xPrxBaSrCu3O7-δ and Y1-xPrxBa2Cu3O7-δ systems, Phys. Stat. Sol. B, 241, 4, (2004) 895-901. 11

• Anurag Gupta, V.P.S. Awana, S.B. Samanta, Hari Kishan and A.V. Narlikar, Disordered Superconductors, in Anant Narlikar ed., Frontiers in Superconducting Materials, Springer Verlag, Germany (2005) p.499

• M.A. Ansari, Rashmi Nigam, V.P.S. Awana, Anurag Gupta, R.B. Saxena, H. Kishan, N.P. Lalla, V. Ganesan, A.V. Narlikar and C.A. Cardoso, Revival of Superconductivity by Y3+/Ca2+ substitution in YBa2Cu2.7Co0.3O7 without reported phase transformation, J. Appl. Phys., 97 (2005) 10B104.

• V.P.S. Awana, M.A. Ansari, Anurag Gupta, R.B. Saxena, H. Kishan, Devendra Buddhikot, S.K. Malik, V. Ganesan and A.V. Narlikar, Systematic induction of superconductivity in Y1-xCaxBa2Cu3O6.3 system, Sup. Sci. & Tech., 18 (2005) 716-720.

• H. Kishan, V.P.S. Awana, M.A. Ansari, Anurag Gupta, R.B. Saxena, R. Nirmala, Devendra Buddhikot, S.K. Malik, V. Ganesan, A.V. Narlikar and C.A. Cardoso, Transport properties of NaxCoO2 (x =1.0, 0.7 and 0.6) system, J. Appl. Phys., 97, (2005) 10A904.

• Anurag Gupta, S.B. Samanta, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan, A.M.Awasthi, S. Bhardwaj, A.V. Narlikar, and J.L. Garcia-Munoz, Direct evidence of charge ordering and electronic phase separation in BixSr1-xMnO3 at room temperature, Physica B, 370 (2005) 172.

• V.P.S. Awana, R. Lal, H. Kishan, A.V. Narlikar, M. Peurla and R. Laiho, Experimental study of magneto-superconductor RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10: Effect of Mo doping on magnetic behaviour and Tc variation, Phys. Rev. B., 73 (2006) 014517.

• R. Lal, V.P.S. Awana, K. P. Singh, R.B. Saxena, H. Kishan and A.V. Narlikar, A comparison of the resistivity behavior of MgB2, AlB2 and AgB2 systems, Mod. Phys. Lett. B., 20 (2006) 989.

• Sunil Nair, A.K. Nigam, A.V. Narlikar, D. Prabhakararan and A.T. Boothroyd, Phase separation, memory effects and magnetization steps in single crystalline La1.1 Sr1.9 Mn2 O7, Phys. Rev. B, 74 (2006) 132407.

• R. Lal, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan, Rajeev Rawat, V. Ganesan, A.V.Narlikar, M. Peurla and R. Laiho, Magnetism, upper critical field and thermoelectric power of magneto-superconductor RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10, J. Phys. Cond. Matt., 18 (2006) 2563.

• V.P.S. Awana, Rajeev Ranjan, Rajeev Rawat, L. S. Sharath Chandra, M. Peurla, V. Ganesan, H. Kishan, D. Pandey, R. Laiho, E. Takayama-Muromachi, and A.V. Narlikar, Anomalous lattice expansion of RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10 (Ru-1222) magneto superconductor: A low temperature X-ray diffraction study, Physica C (2006).

• V.P.S. Awana, S. Balamurugan, L. S. Sharath Chandra, A. Deshpande, V. Ganesan, H. Kishan Takayama Muromachi and A.V. Narlikar, Synthesis and 12 physical characterization of superconductivity-magnetism crossover compound
RuSr2EuCeCu2O10-δ, Solid State Commun, 138 (2006) 452.

• V.P.S. Awana, Rajeev Rawat, Anurag Gupta, M. Isobe, K.P. Singh, Arpita Vajpayee, H. Kishan, E.Takayama-Muromachi and A.V. Narlikar, Physical property characterization of Fe-tube encapsulated and vacuum annealed bulk MgB2, Solid State Commun., 139 (2006) 306.

• V.P.S. Awana, Rajeev Ranjan, Rajeev Rawat, L. S. Sharath Chandra, M. Peurla, V. Ganesan, H. Kishan, D. Pandey, R. Laiho, E. Takayama-Muromachi, and A.V. Narlikar, Anomalous lattice expansion of RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10-δ (Ru- 1222) magneto superconductor: A low temperature X-ray diffraction study, Physica C, 97 (2006) 444-448.

• R. Lal, V.P.S. Awana, K.P. Singh, H. Kishan and A.V. Narlikar, A comparison of the resistivity behaviour of of MgB2, AlB2 and AgB2 systems, Mod. Phys. Lett. B., 20 (2006) 989.

• V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan and A.V. Narlikar, Impact of Co and Mo substitution at Ru site in RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10 magneto superconductor, Mod. Phys. Lett. B., 20 (2006) 1901.

• V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan, O. Eskenazi, I. Felner, Rajeev Rawat, V. Ganesan and A.V. Narlikar, Experimental study of magneto-superconductor RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10-d: Peculiar effect of Co doping on complex magnetism and Tc variation, J. Phys. Cond. Matt., (2007) 026203. 111) V.G.Sathe, V.P.S. Awana, A. Deshpande, H. Kishan, and A.V. Narlikar, Raman spectroscopy of RuSr2(Eu1.5Ce0.5)Cu2O10 magneto-superconductor, Solid State Commun., 141 (2007) 658.

• K. Schlesier, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan, I. Felner, A.V. Narlikar and R. Laiho, Magnetization and Ferro-magnetic-resonance (FMR) studies on RuSr2(Eu1.5Ce0.5)Cu2O10 Magneto-superconductor, Physica C, 460-462, (2007) 513.

• Intikhab A. Ansari, V.P.S. Awana, Rajeev Rawat, M. Shahabuddin, M. Husain, H. Kishan, and A.V. Narlikar, Fluctuation induced conductivity of polycrystalline MgB2 superconductor, J. Mater. Sci. (2007).

• Monika Mudgel, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan, Rajeev Rawat, S. Balamurugan, G.L. Bhalla and A.V. Narlikar, Impact of nano-Mo addition/substitution on the phase formation and superconductivity of Mg1- xMoxB2 (x = 0.0 to 0.50), Mod. Phys. Lett. B, 21 (14) (2007) 875-883.

• U.P. Deshpande, T. Shripathi, D. Jain, A.V. Narlikar, S.K. Deshpande and Y.Y. Fu, Analysis of vertical alignment and bending of crystalline α-Fe2O3 nanowires using normal and grazing incidence X-ray Diffraction intensities, J. Appl. Phys., 101 (2007) 064304.13

• Hannu Huhtinen, V.P.S. Awana, Anurag Gupta, Hari Kishan, R. Laiho, and A.V. Narlikar, Pinning centers and enhancement of critical current density in YBCO doped with Pr, Ca and Ni, Sup. Sci. and Tech., 21 (2007) S159-S166.

• Anurag Gupta, Akshay Deshpande, V.P.S. Awana, S. Balamurugan, A.K. Sood, Ram Kishore, H. Kishan, E. Takayama-Muromachi and A.V.Narlikar, Flux line motion in YBaCuO:nSiO2 composite systems in high magnetic fields, Sup. Sci. and Tech., 20 (2007) 1084.

• V.P.S. Awana, Arpita Vajpayee, Monika Mudgel, Rajeev Rawat , Somobrata Acharya, H. Kishan, E. Takayama-Muromachi, A. V. Narlikar and I. Felner, Role of Carbon in Enhancing the Performance of MgB2 superconductor, Physica C, 467 (2007) 67-72.

• A.Vajpayee, Hannu Huhtinen, V.P.S. Awana, Anurag Gupta, Rajeev Rawat, N.P. Lalla, H. Kishan R Laiho, I. Felner and A.V. Narlikar, Effect of Nanodiamond additives on enhancement of critical current density and related performance of bulk MgB2, Sup. Sci. and Tech., 21 (2007) S155-S158.

• Arpita Vajpayee, V. P. S. Awana, H. Kishan, A.V. Narlikar, G.L. Bhalla, and X.L. Wang, High field performance of nano-diamond Doped MgB2 superconductor, J. Appl. Phys., 103 (2008) 07C0708.

• Monika Mudgel, V.P.S. Awana,G. L. Bhalla, H. Kishan, L.S. Sharath, Chandra, V. Ganesan, and A.V. Narlikar, Anomalous thermoelectric Power of Mg1-xAlxB2 system with x = 0.0 to 1.0, J. Phys. Cond. Matt., 20 (2008) 095205.

• P.R.Sagdeo, N.P.Lalla, A.V.Narlikar, D.Prabhakaran and A.T.Boothroyd, Strain-induced first order orbital flip transition and coexistence of charge-orbital ordered phases in Pr05Ca0.MnO3, Phys. Rev. B, 78 (2008) 174106.

• V.G.Sathe, R.Rawat, A.Dubey, A.V.Narlikar and D.Prabhakaran, Photoinduced Metal-Insulator transition probed by Raman Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Cond. Matt., 21 (2009) 075603.

• Anurag Gupta, Anuj Kumar and A.V. Narlikar, “Normal state connectivity and Jc of weakly coupled MgB2 particles” - Supercond. Sci.
Technol., 22 (2009) 105005.

• Anurag Gupta and A V Narlikar, Pinning and irreversibility in superconducting bulk MgB2 with added Nanodiamonds, Supercond. Sci. Technol., 22 (2009) 125029.

• Anurag Gupta, Hannu Huhtinen, Chandra Shekhar, Kim Schlesier, Pankaj Srivastava, Amit Srivastava, O.N.Srivastava, Reino Laiho and A.V.Narlikar, Occurrence of superconductivity and magnetic ordering in 14 fluorine free undoped LaOFeAs - (Accepted for publication in ,J.Supercond. 2010).

• U.P.Deshpande, T.Shripati and A.V. Narlikar, “Iron oxide nanostructures with emphasis on nanowires” Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology VOL.II, Oxford University Press, Oxford (2010), p.825-866

• A.Gupta, H. Huhtinen, C. Shekhar, K.Schlesier, P.Srivastava, Amit Srivastava, O.N.Srivastava, R. Laiho and A.V. Narlikar, Dependence of superconductivity and its weakly linked behavior in bulk LaO(1-x)F(x)FeAs on F doping, J.Supercond. Nov. Magn., 25 (2012) 935.

• W.T. Jin, S.J. Hao, C.X. Wang, C.Q. Guo, L.Xia, S.L. Zhang, A.V. Narlikar and H.Zhang, Structural and Spectroscopic Evidence for Stable Chemical Bonds and the Correlation with high temperature superconductivity, Supercond.Sci.Technol., 25 (2012) 065004.

• A.M. Awasthi, S.Bharadwaj, V.P.S.Awana, A.Figini Albisetti, G.Giunchi and A.V. Narlikar, “Carrier Transport in Magnesium Diboride: Role of nano-inclusions”, Appl.Phys.Lett. 103 (2013) 112601.

• P.P.S.Bhadauria, Anurag Gupta, Hari Kishan and A.V.Narlikar,”Effect of excess Mg and nano-additives on the superconducting properties of weakly connected bulk MgB2” J. Appl. Phys. 113 (2013) 063908.

• P.P.S.Bhadauria, Anurag Gupta, Hari Kishan and A.V.Narlikar, “Connectivity and critical current density of in-situ processed MgB2 superconductors: Effect of excess Mg and non-Carbon based additives” J. Appl.Phys 115 (2014) 183905.

• P.P.S. Bhadauria, Anurag Gupta, Hari Kishan, S.Sharma and A.V. Narlikar, Band modification effect on the normal and superconducting state properties of bulk MgB2, J. Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 30 (2017) 353.