Prof. Shailendra Kumar Kulshreshtha

Chemistry Group &Head Chemistry Division

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India

Formerly Associate Director



1974 Ph.D., Mumbai University Physics

1967 BARC, One year Training School Course, Chemistry Discipline

1966 B.Sc., Bareilly College BAREILLY, AGRA University, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics

Publications (selected)

  1. Nature of Ba2+ site and its effect on the luminescence properties of Eu3+ dop BaTiO and BaSnO3. Dinesh K. Patel, B. Vishwanathan, V. Sudarsan and S. K. Kulshreshtha, J. Am. Cerm. Soc. 96 (2013) 3857
  2. Structural, luminescence and EPR studies on SrSnO3 nanorods doped with europium ions. D. K. Patel, B. Rajeswari, V. Sudarsan, R. K. Vatsa, R. M. Kadam and S. K. Kulshreshtha Dalton Transactions, 41 (2012) 12023
  3. Investigation of local environments around Eu3+ and Eu2+ ions in BaSnO3 nanomaterials. D. K. Patel, A. Sengupta, B.Vishwanadh, V. Sudarsan, R. K. Vatsa, R. M. Kadam and S. K. Kulshreshtha. Euro. J. Inorg. Chem. (2012) 1609
  4. Probing the interface of core shell nano-particles of GaPO4 and AlPO4 by 31P NMR spectroscopy. S.K. Kulshreshtha, O. D. Jayakumar, B. Vishwanadh, and V. Sudarsan Solid State Science, 13 (2011) 484
  5. Non-random Cation Distribution in Hexagonal Al0.5Ga0.5PO4. S.K. Kulshreshtha, O.D. Jayakumar and  V. Sudarsan. J. Solid State Chem. 183 (2010) 1071
  6. Structural and magnetic isomers of M(BN)36 and M4(BN)36 clusters: (M= Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu):An ab initio density functional study, S. Nigam, S.K. Kulshreshtha and C. Majumder Phys. Rev. B 77 (2008) 075438
  7. Hydrogen absorption characteristics of Zr substituted Ti0.85VFe0.15 alloy. Seemita Basak, K. Shashikala and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 33 (2008) 350
  8. Hydrogen absorption properties of Ti–V–Fe alloys: Effect of Cr substitution. Seemita Basak, K. Shashikala, P. Sengupta and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 32 (2007) 4973
  9. Geometry, electronic and magnetic properties of MPd12 clusters (M= Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni,Cu, Zn and Pd). S. Nigam, C. Majumder and S.K.Kulshreshtha, Phys. Rev. B 76, (2007)
  10. On a <-> b phase transition of cristoblite type Al1-xGaxPO4 ( 0.0< x <1. S. N. Achary, R. Mishra, O.D. Jayakumar, A.K.Tyagi and S.K. Kulshreshtha. J. Solid State Chem. 180 (2007) 84
  11. Magnetic behaviour of Manganese doped ZnSe quantum dots. A. Lad, Ch. Rajesh, M. Khan. N. Ali, I.K. Gopalkrishnan, S.K. Kulshreshtha and S. Mahamuni, J. Applied Physics 101 (2007) 103906
  12. Gallium sulfide and indium sulfide nanoparticles from complex precursors: Synthesis and characterization. D.P. Dutta, G. Sharma, A.K. Tyagi and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Mat. Science and Engineering: B, 138( 2007), 60
  13. Effect of BaO addition on the structural aspects and thermophysical properties of sodium borosilicate glasses. R.K. Mishra, V. Sudarsan, C.P. Kaushik, Kanwar Raj, S.K. Kulshreshtha and A.K. Tyagi, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids,353 (2007) 1612
  14. Inelastic neutron scattering and lattice dynamics studies of AlPO4 and GaPO4. R. Mittal, S.L Chaplot, A. I. Kolesnikov, C.-K. Loong, O. D. Jayakumar, and S. K. Kulshreshtha. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 385-386 (2006 )147
  15. Experimental study of structural and magnetic properties of nanoparticles of g- Fe2O3, S.M. Yusuf, J.M. De Teresa, M.D. Mukadam, J. Kohlbrecher, M. R. Ibara, J. Arbiol, P. Sharma and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Phys. Rev B 74 (2006) 224428
  16. Controlled insitu Boron doping of HFCVD grown diamond thin films using solution phase. M. Roy, A.K.Dua, J. Nuwad, K.G. Girija, A.K.Tyagi and S.K. Kulshreshtha, J. Appl. Phys. 100 (2006) 124506
  17. Theroretical study of aromaticity in inorganic tetramer clusters . Sandeep  Nigam,  Chiranjib Majumder and S.K.Kulshreshtha, J. Chem. Sciences 18 (2006) 575
  18. Studies on interaction of vanadiia with modified silica support and catalytic activity   for oxidative dehydrogenation of propane: Effect of support modification by Al3+, Zr4+ or Y3+, R. Sasikala, V. Sudarsan and S. K. Kulshreshtha, European J. Inorg. Chem.  (2006) 4151
  19. Room temperature gas sensitivity of ultrathin SnO films prepared from LB precursors. S. Choudhary, C.A. Betty, K.G. Girija and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 (2006) 071914
  20. Study of superparamagnetic clusters in Co2+ exchanged NaY zeolite. M.D. Mukadam, S.M. Yusuf, R. Sasikala and S.K. Kulshreshtha, J. Appl. Physics 99 (2006) 034310
  21. Energy pooling in multiple ionization and Coulomb explosion of clusters by nanosecond- long, megawatt laser pluses. P. Sharma, R.K.Vatsa, S.K.Kulshreshtha, J. Jha, D. Mathur and M. Krishnamurthy, J. Chem. Phys.125 (2006) 034304
  22. Low temperature structural and thermal expansion studies on a-cristobalite type Al0.5Ga0.5PO4 by powder neutron diffraction. S. N. Achary, A. K. Tyagi, P. S. R. Krishna, A. B. Shinde, O. D. Jayakumar and S. K. Kulshreshtha, Mater. Sci. Eng.: B 123 (2005) 149
  23. Isomeric structures of Pb clusters: First principle calculations based on density functional theory. Rajesh, C. Majumder, M.G.R.Rajan and S.K. Kulshreshtha, Phys. Rev. B, 72 (2005) 235411
  24. Multiphoton dissociation/ioniosation of CHCl3 and CFCl3 at 355nm: An experimental and theoretical study. P. Sharma, R.K.Vatsa, D.K. Maity and S.K.Kulshreshtha, Rapid Commn. Mass Spect. 18 (2004) 2383
  25. 31P and 27Al NMR Study of Al1-xGaxPO4. S.K.Kulshreshtha, O.D. Jayakumar and V. Sudarsan, J. Phys Chem. Solids  65 (2004) 1141