Prafulla K Jha

Prof. Prafulla K. Jha

The M.S University of Baroda, Vadodara, India



1997, Post Doc, IJA, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

1992, Ph.D, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India

1989, M.Sc. Pune University, Pune, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Vaishali Sharma, Prafulla K Jha, Enhancement in power conversion efficiency of edge-functionalized graphene quantum dot through adatoms for solar cell applications, Sol. Energy Mater Sol. Cells, 200, 109908 (2019).
  2. Trupti K. Gajaria, Shweta D. Dabhi, Prafulla K. Jha, ab initio Energetics and Thermoelectric Profiles of Gallium Pnictide Polytypes, Sci. Rep. 9(1), 5884 (2019).
  3. Deepak Upadhyay, Arun Pratap, Prafulla K. Jha, A first principles study on structural, dynamical and mechanical stability of newly predicted delafossite HCoO2 at high pressure, J. Raman Spectrosc., 50, 1-11, (2019).
  4. Hardik L Kagdada, Prafulla K. Jha, Piotr Śpiewak, Krzysztof J Kurzydłowski, Understanding the behavior of electronic and phonon transports in germanium based two dimensional chalcogenides, J. Appl. Phys., 124, 235701 (2018).
  5. Basant Roondhe, Prafulla K. Jha, “Haeckelite” a new low dimensional member of boron nitride family for Biosensing with ultra-fast recovery time: A first principles investigation, J. Mater. Chem. B, 6, 6796-6807, (2018).
  6. Narayan N Som, PMWP Sampath, Shweta D Dabhi, Venu Mankad, Satyam Shinde, MLC Attygalle, Prafulla K Jha, Strain and layer modulated electronic and optical properties of low dimensional perovskite methylammonium lead iodide: Implications to solar cells, Solar Energy, 173, 1315-1322 (2018).
  7. Hardik L. Kagdada, Prafulla K. Jha, Piotr Śpiewak and Krzysztof J. Kurzydłowski, Structural stability, dynamical stability, thermoelectric properties, and elastic properties of GeTe at high pressure, Phys. Rev. B, 97, 134105, (2018).
  8. Sharad Babu Pillai, Prafulla K. Jha, Akash Padmalal, D. M. Maurya, and L. S. Chamyal, First principles study of hydrogen bond symmetrization in δ-AlOOH, J. Appl. Phys., 123, 115901, (2018).
  9. Showkat H. Mir, Prakash C. Jha, M. S. Islam, Amitava Banarjee, Wei Luo, Shweta D. Dabhi, Prafulla K. Jha, and R. Ahuja, Static and Dynamical Properties of heavy actinide Monopnictides of Lutetium, Scientific Reports, 6, 29309 (2016).
  10. S. H. Mir, S. Chakraborty, P. C. Jha, J. Wärnå, H. Soni, Prafulla K. Jha, and R. Ahuja, Two-dimensional boron: Lightest catalyst for hydrogen and oxygen evolution reaction, Applied Physics Letters, 109(5), 053903 (2016).
  11. Shweta D Dabhi, Prafulla K. Jha, Ab initio study of strained wurtzite InAs nanowires: engineering an indirect–direct band gap transition through size and uniaxial strain, RSC Advances, 5, 89993-90000 (2015).
  12. Sanjay D. Gupta, Prafulla K. Jha Vibrational and elastic properties as a pointer to stishovite to CaCl2 ferroelastic phase transition in RuO2, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 401, 31-39 (2014).
  13. Swati Gahlot, Prem Prakash Sharma, Vaibhav Kulshrestha, Prafulla K. Jha, SGO/SPES-based highly conducting polymer electrolyte membranes for fuel cell application, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6 (8), 5595-5601 (2014).
  14. Shweta D. Dabhi, Sanjay D. Gupta, Prafulla K. Jha, Structural, electronic, mechanical, and dynamical properties of graphene oxides: A first principles study, J. Appl. Phys., 115 (20), 203517 (2014).
  15. Venu Mankad, Sanjeev K. Gupta, Prafulla K. Jha, N. N. Ovysuk and G. A. Kachurin, Low-frequency Raman Scattering from Si/Ge nanocrystals in different matrix caused by acoustic phonon quantization, J. Appl. Phys., 112, 054318 (2012).
  16. Sanjeev K Gupta, Rucha Desai, Prafulla K Jha, Satyaprakash Sahoo, Davor Kirin, Titanium dioxide synthesized using titanium chloride: size effect study using Raman spectroscopy and photoluminescence, J. Raman Spectrosc., 41 (3), 350-355 (2010).
  17. M. Talati and Prafulla K. Jha, Acoustic Phonon Quantization and low frequency Raman spectra of spherical viruses, Phys. Rev. E, 73, 011901 (2006). Selected for the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics, Vol. 86, January, 15, 2006 Issue & appeared in Biophysical Research News Letter (March Issue) Published by APS and Physical Review E Focus.
  18. M. Talati and Prafulla K. Jha, Pressure dependent Phonon Properties of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3, Physical Review B, 74,134406 (2006).
  19. Prafulla K. Jha, Phonon spectra and vibrational mode instability of MgCNi3, Physical Review B, 72 (21), 214502 (2005).