Dr. V.P.S. Awana, Scientist, Nat. Phys. Lab. New Delhi India, 

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         INSA Young Scientist Medal 1998                              MRSI Medal 2010                                                      MRSI-ICSC Prize 2014 

                 BREAKING NEWS!.... Five fold increase in Tc of BiS2 based sup at 1GPa pressure: J. Phys. Soc. Jap. 83, L063707 (2014)

              BREAKING NEWS Jan 2015 ....Self Flux Large (cmxcm size) single crystals of Fe chalcegonides ..Pankaj & AWANA

AIP Advances 5, 097112 (2015); MRX 3, 076002 (2016); PRB 92, 205143 (2016); AIP Advances 7, 015006 (2017)

BREAKING NEWS: Unusual Dirac Fermions in BiPd non centro-symmetric superconductor.....

Sup. Sci. & Tech. 26, 25008 (2016), Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 177001 (2016) 

 DP(Dirac Point) of quality single crystals of Bi2Se3 Topological Insulators 


  •  Dr. V. P. S. AWANA (Veer P.S.)
  • Principal Scientist & DAE-SRC Outstanding Investigator
  • Superconducting Materials Laboratory, Room No.39A
  • NPL-CSIR , Dr. K.S Krishan Marg, New Delhi-110012 India
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Home Page: awanavps.webs.com 
  • Ph.D Thesis - HTSc Cuprates, NPL/Delhi University (1989-1993)
  • Residance: A-2, Sector 50, Noida, U.P-201303
  • Phone (R) 0120-2578349 : Mobile - 9811677482
  • Marital Status - Married to Dr. Mithlesh Awana (M.A., Ph.D, Pol. Sci.)
  • Available on "Google Scholar, Research gate, Scopus, Web of Sci. etc"

  • Research Topics 

  • HTSC of Cuprates; HPHT-Novel oxides
  • Superconductivity of various Borides viz. Mg(1-x)Al,Ta,Nb,Mo(x)B2 etc.
  • Nano-particle added High performance MgB2 viz.nano-SiC, nano-Diamond, nano-C etc
  • La/Sm/Gd/Pr-FeAsO recently discovered High Tc Superconductivity
  • FeTe/FeSe, FeTe1-xSx based  Superconductivity
  • Magneto-Superconductivity of Rutheno-cuprates
  • Complex Ni based compounds Superconductivity viz. Bi3Ni and MgCNi3
  • BiS2 based novel superconductivity in Bi4O4S3 and REO/FBiS2
  • Room temperature magnetocaloric and high TCR metal-manganite (LCMO-Ag etc.) composites
  • The robust superconductivity of (Nb/Ta)(Pd)(S/Se/Te) layered compounds
  • Topological insulators: Crystal Growth & Characterization for novel properties 

  • Awards/Achievements

  • Elected Academician Asia Pacific Academy  of Materials (APAM) -2015
  • MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize - 2014
  • DAE-SRC Outstanding Investigator Award Year 2012 "Rs. 20,000 pm Fellowship + Rs. 1 crore  grant for five years" 
  • Co- Editor J. Superconductivity & Novel Magnetism - Main Stream SCI Journal - Springer Verlag
  • Advisory Board Member Materials Research Express - IOP Pubishing -http://iopscience.iop.org/2053-1591
  • NPL-CSIR "Merit Promotion" from Senior Scientist to Principal Scientist
  • DAE-SSPS "Superconductivity Centenary Invited Speaker" - Year 2011
  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal - Year 2010
  • NPL - Scientist of the Year Award "SOYA-NPL" - Year 2008
  • Physical Sciences "Rajib Goyal Medal"- Year 2005
  • DAE-SSPS "Golden Jubilee" YAA (Young Achievers Award)- Year 2005
  • INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Young Scientist Medal- Year 1998 

  • International Fellowships

  • Visiting Fellow - TIFR - Mumbai, India (1995) - One Year 
  • CNPq & FAPESp Fellowships - Govt. of Brazil (1996 and 1998) - Two Years 
  • ISEM Fellowship – Australia (1997) - Two Years 
  • Max Planck Fellowship - Germany (1999-2000) - One year 
  • JSPS Fellowship - Japan (2000-2002) - Two Years 
  • NIMS Fellowship - Japan (2002) - One Year 
  • INSA-JSPS Fellowship - Japan (2005) - Six months 
  • ICYS Fellowship - Japan (2007) - Three months 
  • MANA Fellowship – Japan (2009) - Three months 

  • Ph.D Thesis Supervision completed/underway  

    1.  Arpita Vajpayee: - High superconducting performance nano-particle added MgB2 – Thesis Awarded - Delhi Univ.-Guest Faculty
    2.  Monika Mudgel:  - Superconductivity of various di-borides – Thesis Awarded - Excise Deptt.
    3.  Anuj Kumar: - Magneto-superconductivity of Rutheno-cuprates.-Delhi University - Thesis Awarded - NIMS, DIT Univ. Dehradun-Faculty 
    4.  Shiva Kumar: - Superconductivity in M-Ox redox layer based RE-Ba-Cu-O systems. - Thesis Awarded - NIMS-Japan-PDF
    5.  Anand Pal: - Superconductivity in pure and doped Iron-Arsenide oxy-pnictides compounds. - Thesis Awarded - IISc-Kothari, SFU-Canada
    6.  Jagdish K. Bains:  Synthesis of doped intergrowth Bi-based superconductors. - Thesis Awarded - CU-Himachal-Faculty
    7.  Devina Sharma:- Particle size controlled superconductivity.- Thesis Awarded - JNCASR-PDF - DFT calculations etc. 
    8.  Rajveer Jha: Superconductivity of new BiS2 based compounds.- Thesis Awarded - AcSIR JSPS Fellow-Univ. Tokyo-PDF 
    9.  R.S Meena: Superconductivity of Fe pnictide supercnductors.- Thesis Awarded - Sci-NPL
    10. Nalin Prassana: Superconductivity of doped YBCO.- Thesis Awarded - Ind.Tech.Ins. SriLanka
    11Ramesh Bhatt: Room temperature Magneto-caloric Manganites - Thesis Awarded -Yonsei Univ. Seoul-PDF
    12Rayees A Zargar: Superconductivity of pure and doped Iron-Chalcegonides.- Thesis Awarded. Jammu Univ. 
    13Poonam Rani: High performance HTSc (Cuprates/Pnictides):Ag composites - Thesis Awarded Jamia Univ.
    14Reena Goyal: Robust superconductivity of (Nb/Ta)(Pd)(S/Se/Te) layered compounds  - Thesis Awarded AcSIR
    15. Pankaj Maheshwari: Growth and characterization of Fe chalcegonide superconductor -  Thesis Awarded AcSIR
    16. Rabia Sultana: Growth and characterization of pure and doped Topological insulators Thesis Awarded AcSIR
    17. Manish Mani Sharma: Superconductivity of Topoogical Insulators - Thesis Underway
    18. Deepak Sharma: Growth and Characterization of Mixed Topological Insulator - Thesis Underway 
    19. Ankush Saxena: Search for New Topological Materials for Quantum Metrology - Thesis Underway
    20. Prince Kumar: Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Topological Insulators - Thesis underway 
    21. Kapil Yaduvanshi: Quantum Phase Slip Studies in Topological Superconductors - Thesis underway 
    22. Yogesh Kumar: Magneto Conductivity of Topological Materials - Thesis underway  

    Major Funded Projects

  • DAE-SRC Outstanding Investigator Project: Rs. One Crores (2012-2017) - Completed
  • Indo-Italy CSIR (India)- CNRS (Italy) - Prof. Carlo Fredighini - CNR/INFM 16146 Genova, Italy (2009-2011) - Completed
  • Indo-Japan DST (India)-JSPS (Japan) - Prof. E. Takayama-Muromachi - NIMS (2008-2010) - Completed
  • Indo-German  DST (India)-DAAD (Germany) - Prof. H.-U. Habermeier - MPI-Stuttgart (2008-2010) - Completed
  • Indo-Israel  DST (India)-MST (Israel) - Prof. I. Felner - Hebrew Univ. Jerusalem (2006-2008) - Completed
  • SERC-DST  Project - Rs. 39 Lakhs: Ruthenocuprates in bulk and thin film form (2009-2012) - Completed

  • SCI Publications: Google Scholar:- 425, Citation - 6190, H-index - 39, I10-index 195

    Year 2021

    1. Yogesh Kumar, Rabia Sultana and V.P.S. Awana "Comprehensive analysis for the high field magneto conductivity of Bi2Te3 single crystal" Physica B, xxx, xxx, (2021)

    2. G. Kalai Selvan, M. Kannan, P.K. Maheshwari, Gopi K. Samudrala, Christoper S. Perreault, V.P.S. Awana, S. Arumugam and Yogesh K. Vohra "High pressure studies on Tc and structural phase transition of Fe0.99Ni0.01Se0.5Te0.5 superconductor" xxxxx, (2021)

    Year 2020 

    1. M.M. Sharma, Kapil Kumar, L. Sang, X.L. Wang, and V.P.S. Awana "Type-II superconductivity below 4K in Sn0.4Sb0.6" J. Alloys & Compounds 844, 156140 (2020): doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.156140 

    2. P. Sharma, M. Kumar and V.P.S. Awana "Exploration of terahertz from time-resolved ultrafast spectroscopy in Bi2Se3 single crystal Topoligical insulator" J. Mat. Sci. Engg. - Materials in Electronics, 31, 7959 (2020):doi.org/10.1007/s10854-020-03335-5

    3. Prince Sharma, M.M. Sharma, Mahesh Kumar and V.P.S. Awana "Metal Doping in Topological Insulators - A Key for Tunable Generation of Terahertz"  Solid State Communications 319, 114005 (2020) : doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2020.114005

    4. Ankush Saxena, Poonam Rani, Vipin Nagpal, S.Patnaik, I. Felner and V.P.S. Awana "Crystal Growth and Characterization of Possible New Magnetic Topological Insulator" Letter- J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 33, 2251 (2020): doi.org/10.1007/s10948-020-05531

    5. Deepak Sharma, M.M. Sharma, R.S. Meena and V.P.S. Awana "Raman Spectroscopy of Bi2Se3-xTex (x =0-3) Topological Insulator Crystals"  Physica B  600, 412492 (2020) doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2020.412492

    6. M. M. Sharma, P. Rani, Lina Sang, X. L. Wang and V.P.S. Awana "Superconductivity below 2.5K in Nb0.25Bi2Se3 topological insulator single crystal" Letter - J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 32, 3705 (2020) : doi.org/10.1007/s10948-019--53373-5

    7. M.M. Sharma, Lina Sang, Poonam Rani, X.L. Wang and V.P.S. Awana "Superconductivity below 6K in PdBi2Te3 Single crystal" Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 33, 1243 (2020)  doi.org/10.1007/s10948-019-05417-w 

    8. Deepak Sharma, Yogesh Kumar, P. Kumar, V.Nagpal, S. Patnaik, and V.P.S. Awana "High field magneto transport of mixed topological Bi2Se3-xTex (x = 0, 1, 2, 3) single crystals" Solid State Communications 323, 114097  (2020): doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2020.114097

    9. Prince Sharma, M.M. Sharma, Kapil Kumar, Mahesh Kumar and V.P.S. Awana "Excited-state dynamics of structurally chracterized crystal of SnxSb1-x" J. Mat. Sci. xxx, xxx, (2020): doi.org/10.1007/s10853-020-05383-y 

    10. Deepak Sharma, Poonam Rani, P.K. Maheshwari, V. Nagpal, R.S. Meena, S.S. Islam, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Hikami - Larkin - Nagaoka (HLN) fitting of magneto transport of Bi2Se3 Single crystal in different magnetic field ranges" AIP Conf. Procc. 2220, 110028  (2020) 

    11. A. Saxena, P. Rani, V. Nagpal, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Growth and characterization of MnBi2Te4 magnetic topological insulator" AIP Conf. Procc.  2220, 110029 (2020)  

    12. P. Sharma, D. Sharma, N. Vashishtha, Poonam Rani, M. Kumar, S.S. Islam, and V.P.S. Awana "Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Bi2Se3 topological insulator" AIP Conf. Procc. 2220, 110033 (2020)  

    13. M.M. Sharma, Poonam Rani, P.K. Maheshwari, S.S. Islam, and V.P.S. Awana "Structural and morphology analysis of Nb0.25Bi2Se3 single crystal" AIP Conf. Procc. 2220, 110040 (2020)      


    Year 2019

    1. Phaneendra Konduru , V.P.S. Awana, Asokan Kandasami, Kanjilal Dinakar , S. Sreehari Sastry " Enhancement of superconducting parameters of MgB2 by low energy carbon ion implantation"  Nuclear Inst. & Methods in Phys. Res. B 438, 42 (2019).

    2. P.K. Rout, R. Nagarajan, A. Rathi, P. Babu, R.P. Pant, V.P.S. Awana, S. Bathula, V.K. Tripathi and G. Bashid "Anomalos nano-magnetic effects in non-collinear spinal chromite NiCr2O4" J. Magn. Mag. Mater. 474, 585 (2019)  

    3. Lina Sang, P.K.  Maheshwari, Lixing Liu, Shixue Dou, Chuanbing Cai, V.P.S. Awana and Xiaolin Wang "In-situ hydrostatic pressure induced significant  suppression  of  magnetic  relaxation  and  enhancement  of  flux  pinning  in  Fe1-xCoxSe0.5Te0.5  Single  Crystals" Scripta Materialia 171, 57-61 (2019) 

    4. Suman Kumari, K.K. Maurya, V.P.S. Awana, P.K. Siwach and H.K. Singh "Magneto-transport irreversibility in single crystalline La0.18Pr0.40Ca0.42MnO3 thin films" Physica Satus Solidi (b) 1800617, (2019); DOI:10.1002/pssb.201800617 

    5. B. Borghoain, P.K. Siwach, Nidhi Singh, V.P.S. Awana and H.K. Singh "Martenistic Ferromagnetism and Spin Glass behavior in Ni47Mn36Cr4Sn13 ribbons" Intermetallics 111, 106492 (2019)  

    6. Pankaj Maheshwari, V. Raghvendra Reddy, Bhasker Gahtori and V.P.S. Awana "Detailed Physical Property Characterization of FeTe1-xSex (x = 0.0 to 0.50) Single Crystals" Mat. Res. Express 6, 046003 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aafeab

    7. Poonam Rani, A.K. Hafiz and V.P.S. Awana "Higher Harmonics AC Susceptibility Analysis of FeSe0.5Te0.5 Superconductor" "63rd DAE-SSPS": AIP Conf. Proc. 21150, 030505 (2019): https//doi.org/10.1063/1.5113344

    8. Rabia Sultana and V.P.S. Awana  63rd DAE-SSPS: Hikami Larkin Nagaoka Analysis of  the  Surface Conductivity of Topological Insulators" "63rd DAE SPPS": AIP Conf. Proc. 21150, 030405 (2019): https//doi.org/10.1063/1.5113244

    9. Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjar, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Growth Characterization and High Field Magnet Conductivity of Co0.1Bi2Se3 Single Crystal" Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 32, 769 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1007/s10948-019-5006-7

    10. M.Z. Khan, Y. Zhao, X. Wu, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana, H. Huhtinen and P. Paturi "Improving the flux pinning with artificial BCO nanodots and correlated dislocations in YBCO films grown on IBAD-MgO based template" IEEE Trans. Sup. 29, 8002105 (2019)

    11. Rabia Sultana, Deepak Sharma, R.S. Meena and V.P.S. Awana "Signatures of Quantum Transport in Bi2Se3 Single Crystal" Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 32, 1497 (2019) DOI:10.1007/s10948-019-5060-1

    12. A.Pal, P. Rani, A.K. Hafiz, Ashok Rao and V.P.S. Awana "Investigation of fundamental and higher harmonics AC magnetic susceptibility of FeSe0.5Te0.5 Superconductor" Mat. Res. Exp. 6, 096004 (2019) doi.org//10.1088/2053-1591/ab325a

    13. Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjar, Bhasker Gahtori, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Flux free single crystal growth and physical property characterization of Bi1-xSbx (x = 0.05, 0.10 and 0.15) topological insulator" Mat. Res. Exp. 6, 106102 (2019): doi.org/10.88/2053-1591/ab325a

    14. Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjar, Bhasker Gahtori, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Structural, surface-morphology and Magneto-Transport properties of  self flux grown Eu doped Bi2Se3 Single cryat" Mat. Res. Exp.  6, 096107 (2019): doi.org/10.88/2053-1591/ab2dbd

    15. Pooan Rani, Ankush Saxena, Rabia Sultana, Vipin Nagpal, S. Islam, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Crystal crowth and basic electrical and magnetic properties of  of MnBi2Te4 topological insulator"  Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag.: 32, 3705 (2019): doi.org/10.1007/s10948-019-05342-y 

    Year 2018 
    1. Lina Sang, Babar Shabbir, P.K. Maheshwari, Wenbin Qiu, Zongquing Ma, Shixu Dou, Chuanbing Cai, V.P.S. Awana, and Xiaolin Wang "Hydrostatic pressure induced huge enhancement of the critical current density and flux pinning in Fe1-xCoxSe1/2Te1/2 Single Crystals"  Sup. Sci. & Tech. 31, 025009 (2018). 

    2. Bipin Kumar Gupta, Rabia Sultana, Satbir Singh, Vijeta Singh, Geet Awana, Anurag Gupta, Bahadur Singh, A.K. Srivasatava, O.N.  Srivastava,  S. Auluck, and V.P.S. Awana "Unexplored photoluminescence from bulk and mechanically exfoliated few layers of Bi2Te3"  Sci. Rep. 8, 2905 (2018) 

    3. Reena Goyal, A.K. Srivastava, Monu Mishra, Govind Gupta, Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana "X-ray photoelectroc spectroscopy, Magnetotransport and Magnetization study of Nb2PdS5 superconductor" Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 31, 943 (2018) 

    4. Rabia Sultana, P.K. Maheshwari, Brajesh Tiwari and V.P.S. Awana "High field (up to 14 Tesla) Angle Dependent Magneto Transport of Bi2Te3 Single crystals" Mat. Res. Exp. 5, 016102 (2018)

    5. P.K. Maheshwari, V. Raghvendra Reddy and V.P.S. Awana "Heat capacity and Mossbauer study of self flux grown FeTe"  Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 31, 1659 (2018).

    6. R.C. Bhatt, M.D. Daivajna, Ashok Rao, Shyam Prasad K, Riya Thomas, B.S. Nagaraja, V.P.S. Awana, C.F. Lin, B. Ramachandran, and Y.K. Kuo, "Influence of sintering temperature on the electrical and thermal properties of bulk samples of Pr2/3Sr1/3MnO3" Physica B 545, 141 (2018)
    7.  Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjar, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Crystal growth and characterization of bulk Sb2Te3 topological insulator" Mat. Res. Exp. 5, 046107 (2018)

    8. Poonam Rani, A.K. Hafiz, and V.P.S. Awana "Temperature dependence of lower critical field of YBCO superconductor" AIP Conf. Proc. 1953, 120026 (2018)

    9. P.K. Maheshwari and V.P.S. Awana "Flux free single crystal growth and characterization of FeTe1-xSx (x=0.0 to 1.0)crystals" AIP Conf. Proc. 1953,  070010  (2018)

    10. Rabia Sultana, Bhasker Gahtori, R.S. Meena and V.P.S. Awana "Synthesis and structural characterization  of bulk Sb2Te3 single crystal" AIP Conf. Proc. 1953, 070021 (2018)

    11. Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjer, P. Neha, S. Patnaik, and V.P.S. Awana "Hikami-Larkin-Nagaoka (HLN) treatment of the Magneto Conductivity of Bi2Te3 Topological Insulator" Letter J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 31, 2287 (2018)  

    12. Rabia Sultana, Ganesh Gurjer, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "High-field magneto-conductivity analysis of Bi2Se3 Single crystal" Letter J. Sup. Novel Mag. 31, 3075 (2018) 

    13. P.K. Maheshwari, V. Raghvendra Reddy, B. Gahtori and V.P.S. Awana "Superconductivity in doped FeTe1-xSx (x=0.0 to 0.25) single crystals" Mat. Res. Exp. 5, 126002 (2018).  

    14. R.C. Bhatt, S.O. Manunatha, Ashok Rao, Riya Thomas, V.P.S. Awana, C.F. Lin and Y,.K. Kuo "Thermal properties of La0.7Ca0.2Sr0.1MnO3:PdO composites" Physica B 550, 117 (2018) 

    15. M.Z. Khan, M. Malmivirta, Y. Zhao, X. Wu, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana, H. Huhtinen and P. Paturi "Angular and field dependent flux pinning in artificially doped YBCO films on IBAD-MgO based template" Physica C 555, 15 (2018)

    16. V.P.S. Awana "Short note on superconductivity at ambient temperature and pressure in silver embedded gold nano particles: a goldsmith job a head" Letter. J. Sup. Novel. Mag.31, 3387 (2018).

    17. Biplab Bhattacharya, V.P.S. Awana, T.D. Senguttuvan, V.N. Ojha and Sudhir Husale "Proximity-inducced supercurrent through topological insulator based nanowires for quantum computation studies" Scientific Reports 8, 17237 (2018)

     Year 2017

    1Biplab Bhattacharya, Alka Sharma, V P S Awana, T. D. Senguttuvan, Sudhir Husale " FIB synthesis of Bi2Se3 1D nanowires demonstrating the co-existence of Shubnikov-de Haas oscillations and linear magnetoresistance"J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 29, 07LT01 (2017).  

    2. P.K. Maheshwari, Bhasker Gahtori, Anurag Gupta and V.P.S. Awana "Impact of Fe site Co substitution on superconductivity of Fe1-xCoxSe1/2Te1/2 (x = 0.0 to 0.10): A flux free single crystal study" AIP Advances 7, 015006 (2017) 

    3. Rabia Sultana, P. Neha, R. Goyal, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Unusual non-saturating Giant Magneto-resistance in single crystalline Bi2Te3 topological insulator" Letter J. Magn. Mag. Mater 428, 213 (2017)   

    4. H. Lohani, P. Mishra, Anurag Gupta, V.P.S. Awana and B.R. Shekhar "Fermi surface and band structure of BiPd from ARPES studies"  
    Physica C 534, 13 (2017).   

    5. B. Bhattacharyya,  A. Sharma, V.P.S. Awana, A. Srivastava, T. Senguttuvan, and S. Husale, "Observation of quantum oscillations in FIB fabricated nanowires of topological insulators Bi2Se3" J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 29, 115602 (2017) 

    6. H. Lohani, P. Mishra, R. Goyal, V.P.S. Awana, and B.R. Sekhar"Valence Band Electronic Structure of Nb2Pd1.2Se5 and Nb2Pd0.95S5 Superconductors" Physica B 509, 31 (2017) 

    7. P. Rani, R.S. Meena, A.K. Hafiz and V.P.S. Awana "Magnetic susceptibility and high field magneto transport of Ag added Bi-2223 superconductor : A revisit" J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 30, 1737-1747 (2017) 

    8.  M. Malmivirta, J. Jyrinki, H. Huhtinen, A.V. Pan, S. Rubanov, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana and P. Paturi  " A Structural Optimization of Ferrite/YBCO Bilayers" IEEE Trans. Superconductivity 27, 8000705 (2017)

    9. H. Huhtinen, J. Ulriksson, M. Malmivirita, J. Jarvinen, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana, S. Vasiliev, and P. Paturi "Deposition of YBCO Thin Films in View of Microwave Applications" IEEE Trans. Superconductivity 27, 7501205 (2017)

    10. Geet Awana, Rabia Sultana, P.K. Maheshwari, Reena Goyal, Bhasker Gahtori, Anurag Gupta, and V.P.S. Awana "Crystal Growth and Magneto transport of Bi2Se3 Single crystals" Letter J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 30, 853-856 (2017)

    11. A. Bhattacharya, D.T. Adroja, A.D. Hiller, R. Jha,  V.P.S. Awana and A.M. Strydom "Unconventional pairing in electron doped Sr0.5La0.5FBiS2 superconductor" - J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 29, 265602 (2017) 

    12. Rabia Sultana, Geet Awana, Banbir Pal, P.K. Maheshwari, Monu Mishra, Govind Gupta, Anurag Gupta, S. Thirupathiah and V.P.S. Awana "Electrical, Thermal and Spectroscopic Characterization of Bulk Bi2Se3 Topological Insulator" J. Sup. Novel Mag. 30, 2031-2036 (2017) 

    13. R. Goyal and V.P.S. Awana "Effect of Ni doping at Pd site in Nb2PdS5" J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 30, 3355-3360  (2017) 

    14. Ashok Rao, S.O. Manjunatha, R.C. Bhatt, V.P.S Awana, C.F. Lin and Y.K. Kuo "Thermal properties of Pr2/3Sr1/3MnO3:Manganite PdO composites" Solid State Communications 265, 37-40  (2017).  

    15.  Lina Sang, Pankaj Maheswari, Zhenwei Yu, Frank Yun, Prof. Yibing Zhang, Chuanbing Cai, V.P.S. Awana and X.L. Wang   "Point defect induced giant enhancement of flux pinning in Co-doped FeSe0.5Te0.5superconducting single crystals"  AIP Adv. 7, 115016 (2017)  

    16.  Mika Mlmivirta, Hannes Rijckaert, Ville Paasonen,  H Huhtinen, Teemu Hynninen, Rajveer Jha, V.P.S. Awana, Isabel Van Driessche, Petriina Paturi  "Towards enhanced flux pinning in YBa2Cu3O7-δ multilayer films" Nature Sci. Reports 17, 14682 (2017)  

    17. K. Manikandan, Shruti, P. Neha, G. Kalai Selvan, B. Yang, Y. Uwatoko, K. Ishigaki, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana, S. Arumugam and S. Patnaik "Possibility for conventional superconductivity in Sr0.1Bi2Se3 from high pressure trasnsport studies" Euro. Phys. Lett. 118, 47008 (2017)

    18. P.K. Maheshwari, R.S. Meena, Bhasker Gahtori, Reena Goyal, Rabia Sultana, Poonam Rani, and V.P.S. Awana "Novel solid state growth of p-terphenyl: the parent High Tc Organic Superconductor (HTOS)" Letter-J. Sup. & Novel. Mag. 30, 2997 (2017)

    Year 2016  

    1. Poonam Rani, A.K. Hafiz, and V.P.S. Awana "Improvement in granularity of NdFeAsO0.8F0.2:Agx superconductor through Ag doping" Physica C 520, 1-7 (2016).

    2. R. Jha, Reena Goyal, P. Neha, V. Maurya, A. Srivastava, Anurag Gupta, S. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana "Weak ferromagnetism in non centro symmetric BiPd 4K Superconductor" Sup. Sci. & Tech. 26, 25008 (2016)  

    3. Ambika Bawa, Anurag Gupta, V.P.S. Awana and Sangeeta Sahoo "Ultrasensitive interplay between ferromagnetism and superconductivity in NbGd composite thin films" Nature Sci. Rep. 6, 18689 (2016)

    4. P.K. Maheshwari, Rjveer Jha, Bhasker Gahtori and V.P.S. Awana "Structural and transport studies of underdoped FeTe1-xSex(x=0.0, 0.01, 0.03, 0.05) single crystals" J. Sup. Novel Mag. 29, L543 (2016)

    5. P. Neha, P. Srivastava, R. Jha, Shruti, V.P.S. Awana, and S. Patnaik "Improved superconducting properties of skuttturidite La4Co3Sn13 with Indium substitution" J. Alloy. Comp. 665, 333 (2016) 

    6. L.M. Kandpal, S. Singh, P.Kumar, P.K. Siwach, A. Gupta, V.P.S. Awana and H.K. Singh "Magnetic anisotropy and anisotropic magnetoresistance in strongly phase separated manganite thin film" J. Magn. Mag. Mater 408, 60  (2016)

    7. M.Malmivirta, H. Palonen, S. Inkenen, L.D. Yao, J. Tikkanen, H.Hutinen, R.Jha, V.P.S. Awana, and P. Paturi "Dirty limit scattering behind the anisotropy of doped YBa2Cu3O7" - J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 28, 175702 (2016)

    8.  Rabia Sultana, Poonam Rani, A.K. Hafiz, Reena Goyal and V.P.S. Awana "An intercomparison opf the upper critical field of various superconductors - YBa2Cu3O7, MgB2, NdFeAsO0.8F0.2, FeSe1/2Te1/2 and Nb2PdS5" - Letter J. Sup. Novel. Mag. 29, 1399 (2016) 

    9. Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana "Effect of Hydrostatic pressure on BiS2 based layered Superconductors - A Review" Novel Supercond Mater. 2, 16-31 (2016).  

    10. Reena Goyal, Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, Ambesh Dixit and V.P.S. Awana "Impact of Ni doping on critical parameters of PdTe Type-II superconductor" arxiv:1509.00945- Sup. Sci. & Tech. 29, 075008 (2016).  

    11. P. Mishra, H. Lohani, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana and B.R. Shekhar "Electronic Structure of Rare-Earth  doped SrFBiS2 superconductor from Photoemission Spectroscopic Studies"  Physica C 525-526, 89-93 (2016).   

    12. Shruti, Reena Goyal, V.P.S. Awana and S. Patnaik "Single gap s-wave superconductivity in Nb2PdS5" Physica C 524, 24 (2016) 

    13. Reena Goyal, Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana  "Voilation of Kohler rule in Ta2PdTe6 and absence of same in Nb2PdS5: A High Field magnetotransport study" AIP Proceedings, 1731 130058 (2016) 

    14. V.K. Maurya, Shruti, Rajveer Jha, V.P.S. Awana and S. Patnaik "Pressure effects on topological crystalline insulator SnTe and derived superconductor Sn0.5In0.5Te" AIP Proceedings, 1731 100011 (2016)  

    15. S. Thrupathiah, J. Fink, P.K. Maheshwari, V.V. Ravi kishore, Z.-H.Liu, E.D.L. Rienks, V.P.S. Awana and D.D. Sarma "The effect of impurity substitutions on the band structure and the electronic correlation of the strongly correlated FeSe0.5Te0.5 superconductor" Phys. Rev. B 93, 205143 (2016)

    16. G. Prando, A. Alfonsov, A.Pal, V.P.S. Awana, B. Buchner and V. Kateav "Tuning the magnetocrystalline anisotropy in RCoPO by means of R substitutions: a ferromagnetic resonance study" Phys. Rev. B 94, 024412 (2016) 

    17.  P.K. Maheshwari, Bhasker Gahtori and V.P.S. Awana "Fast suppression of superconductivity with Fe site Ni doping in Fe1-xNixSe1/2Te1/2 single crystals (x = 0.0 to 0.20)" Letter - J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 29, 2473-2478 (2016). 

    18. P.K. Maheshwari, L.M. Joshi, Bhasker Gahtori, A.K. Srivastava,  Anurag Gupta, S.P. Patnaik and V.P.S. Awana and X.L. Wang "Flux free growth of superconducting FeSe crystals" Mat. Res. Exp. 3, 076002 (2016). 

    19. Reena Goyal, Govind Gupta, A.K. Srivastava and V.P.S. Awana "Superconductivity at 5.5K in Nb2PdSe5 Compound" Letter - J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 29, 2705-2710 (2016). 

    20. R.C. Bhatt, R.S. Meena, H. Kishan, V.P.S. Awana and S.K. Agarwal " Structural, Magnetic and Magnetocalric studies of Ni50Mn30Sn20 Shape Memory Alloy" J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 29, 3201-3205 (2016).    

    21S. Thirupathaiah, Soumi Ghosh, Rajveer Jha, E. D. L. Rienks, Kapildeb Dolui, V. V. Ravi Kishore, B. Büchner, Tanmoy Das, V. P. S. Awana, D. D. Sarma, J. Fink  " Unusual Dirac fermions on the surface of noncentrosymmetric α-BiPd superconductor" Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 177001 (2016)

    22. H. Lohani, P. Mishra, R. Goyal, V.P.S. Awana, B.R. Sekhar "Valence Band Electronic Structure of Pd Based Ternary Chalcogenide Superconductors" Physica C 531, 98-102 (2016).  

    Year 2015 

    1. R.C. Bhatt, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan and P.C. Srivastava "Near room temperature magneto-transport (TCR & MR) and  Magneto-caloric effect in Pr2/3Sr1/3MnO3:Ag2O composite J. Alloys and Comp.  619, 151-156 (2015)

    2. Vasudha Agarwal, P.K. Siwach, V.P.S. Awana, K.K. Maurya and H.K. Singh "Crossover from charge order to strain glass in phase separated manganite thin films: Impact of thermal cycling and substrate induced strain" Solid State Comm. 202, 43-47 (2015)

    3.  Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, and V.P.S. Awana "Appearance of bulk superconductivity under hydrostatic pressure in Sr0.5RE0.5FBiS2 (Re = Ce, Nd, Pr, Sm) new compounds" J. Appl. Phys. 117, 013901 (2015)

    4. G. Prando, S. Sanna, R. Khasanov, A. Pal, E. M. Bruning, M. Mazzani, V. P. S. Awana, B. Buchner, R. De Renzie, "Effect of external pressure on the magnetic properties of RCoAsO (R = La, Pr, Sm) a muSR study" J. Phys. Chem Solids 84, 63-69  (2015) 

    5. Rajveer Jha, H. Kishan and V. P. S. Awana "Effect of hydrostatic pressures on the superconductivity of new BiS2 based REO0.5F0.5BiS2 (RE-La, Pr and Nd) superconductors " J. Phys. Chem Solids 84, 17-23 (2015)

    6. Kapil Ingle, K.R. Pirolkar, Anand Pal, Rayees A Zergar, and V.P.S. Awana and S. Emura "Importance of structural distortions in enhancement of transition temperature in FeSe1-xTex Superconductors" Sup. Sci. & Tech. 28, 015015  (2015) 

    7. Reena Goyal, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana "Superconductivity at 4.4K in PdTe2-chains of heavy transition metal based layered compound Ta2Pd0.97Te6" Letter-J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 28, L1195-97 (2015)

    8. Brajesh Tiwari, Reena Goyal, Rajveer Jha, Ambesh Dixit and V.P.S. Awana "PdTe a 4.5K Type-II BCS Superconductor" Sup. Sci. & Tech.28, 055008 (2015) 

    Reena Goyal, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana "Specific heat of robust Nb2PdS5 superconductor"  Letter-J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 28, L1427-32(2015)

    10. M. Malvimirta, L.D. Yao, S. Inkinen, H. Huhtinen, H. Palonen, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana, S. van Djken and P. Paturi "The angular dependence of the critical current of BaCeO3 doped YBa2Cu3O6+x thin films" IEEE Trans. Appl. Sup. 25, 6603305 (2015).  

    11. H. Huhtinen, P. Palonen, M. Malvimirta, R. Jha, V.P.S. Awana and P. Paturi "Magnetically defined Birr and Bc2 in BaCeO3 doped YBa2Cu3O6+x thin films grown under tensile and compressive strain" IEEE Trans. Appl. Sup. 25, 6605405 (2015) 

    12. P.K. Maheshwari, Rajveer Jha, B. Gahtori and V.P.S. Awana " Flux Free growth of large FeSe1/2Te1/2 superconducting single crystals by an easy high temperature melt and slow cooling method" AIP  Advances 5, 097112-10 (2015)

    13. Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana "Anomalous impact of hydrostatic pressure on superconductivity of LaO0.5F0.5BiSe2" Letter-J.Sup. & Novel Mag. 28, L2229-2233 (2015) 

    14. V.K. Maurya, R. Jha, Shruti, V.P.S. Awana and S. Patnaik "Effect of pressure on superconductivity in doped topological crystalline insulator Sn0.5In0.5Te" J. Phys. Cond. Matt. Fast Track Comm.  27, 242201 (2015); arxiv:1503.02431 

    15. Vasudha Agarwal, Lalit M. Kandpal, P.K. Siwach, V.P.S. Awana and H.K. Singh "Multiple magnetic transitions, dynamical magnetic liquid and magnetic glass in La1-x-yPryCaxMnO3 (x=0.2, y=0.40) thin films: influence of strain and its relaxation" J. Magn. Mag. Mater 394, 299-308 (2015) 

    16. Gohil S. Thakur, Rajveer Jha, Zeba Haque, V.P.S. Awana, L.C. Gupta ans A.K. Ganguli "Pressure enhanced superconductivity at 10K in La doped EuBiS2F" arviv:1504.08088: Sup. Sci. Tech 28, 115010 (2015)

    17.  P. Mishra, H. Lohani, J. Nayak, M. Maniraj, R.A. Zargar, V.P.S. Awana, S.R. Barman and B.R. Shekhar "Electronic Structure of the Unoccupied Electronic Energy States in FeSe1-xTex" Solid State Comm. 219, 48-52 (2015) 

    18. G. Prando, G. Profeta, S. Sanna, A. Continenza, R. Khasanov, A. Pal, V.P.S. Awana, and B. Buchner "Common effect of chemical and external pressure on the magnetic properties of RCoPO (R = La, Pr, Nd, Sm) II" Phys. Rev. B 92, 144414  (2015) 

    19. P.K. Maheshwari, Rajveer Jha,  B. Gahtori  and V.P.S. Awana "Structural and magnetic properties of flux free large FeTe single crystal" Letter J. Supecond. & Novel Mag 28, L2893-2897 (2015).

    20. O.S. Manjunath, Ashok Rao, V.P.S. Awana and G.S. Okram "Investigation on magnetic, electrical and thermoelectric power of Bi substituted La0.8Ca0.2MnO3 Manganites" J. Magn. Mag. Mater. 394, 130-137 (2015).

    21.  P. Mishra, H. Lohani, R. A. Zargar, V. P. S. Awana, and B. R. Sekhar "Pseudogap behaviour in FeTe and FeSe probed by photoemission" AIP Conference Proceedings 1665, 130015 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4918163. 

    22. Rayees A. Zargar, Anand Pal, A. K. Hafiz, and V. P. S. Awana "Upper critical field and AC-Susceptibility studies on FeTe0.5Se0.5 superconductor" AIP Conference Proceedings 1665, 130043 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4918191 

    Year 2014

    1. Anuj Kumar, R.P. Tandon and V. P. S. Awana "Spin dynamics, short-range order and superparamagnetism in superconducting ferromagnet RuSr2Gd1.4Ce0.6Cu2O10-d" J. Magn. Mag. Mater. 349, 224 (2014)

    2. Poonam Rani, Anand Pal and V. P. S. Awana "High field magneto-transport study of YBa2Cu3O7:Agx (x = 0.00–0.20)" Physica C 497, 19-23 (2014)

    3. Rajveer Jha, Hari Kishan and V. P. S. Awana "Superconducting and Transport properties of BiS2 based superconductor PrO1-xFxBiS2 (x = 0 to 0.9)" J. Appl. Phys. 115, 013902 (2014)

    4. R S Meena, Anand Pal, K V R Rao, and V. P. S. Awana "Electrical and Magnetic behaviour of PrFeAsO0.8F0.2 superconductor" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 27, 687-691 (2014)

    5. Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "Superconductivity in layered CeO0.5F0.5BiS2" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 27, L1-L4 (2014)

    6. Brajesh Tiwari, Anand Pal and V. P. S. Awana "Anomalous magnetism of Pr in PrCoAsO" AIP Advances 4, 017120 (2014)

    7. Rajveer Jha, Poonam Rani and V. P. S. Awana "Revisiting heat capacity of bulk polycrystalline YBa2Cu3O7" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 27, L287-L291 (2014)

    8. Mamatha D Daivajna, Neeraj Kumar, V. P. S. Awana , Bhasker Gahtori, Benedict Christopher, S.O. Manjunath, K. Z. Syu, Y.K. Kuo and Ashok Rao "Electrical, magnetic and thermal properties of Pr0.6-xBixSr0.4MnO3 manganites" J. Alloys and Comp. 588, 406-412 (2014)

    9. Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "Effect of Se doping in recently discovered layered Bi4O4S3 Supercondfuctor" Physica C 498, 45-49 (2014)

    10. Poonam Rani, Anand Pal and V. P. S. Awana "Evolution of superconductivity in PrFe1-xCoxAsO with x = 0.0 to 1.0 Solid State Comm. 187, 5-9 (2014)

    11. Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "Superconducting properties of BiS2 based superconductor NdO1-xFxBiS2 (x=0 to 0.9)" Mat. Res. Exp. 1, 016002 (2014)

    12. Rajeev Giri, V. P. S. Awana, H.K. Singh, R.S. Tiwari and O.N. Srivastava "Correlation Between Local Anisotropy and Microstructure in Y1Ba2Cu3O7" Materials Focus vol.3, 6-14 (2014)

    13. M.K. Srivastave, S. Singh, P.K. Siwach, K.K. Maurya, V. P. S. Awana, A. Kaur and H.K. Singh "Microstructure, magnetism and magnetotransport of epitaxial Sm0.45Nd0.08Sr0.47MnO3 thin films"Mat. Res. Exp. 1, 016110 (2014)

    14. Rayees A. Zargar, Anand Pal, A. K. Hafiz and V. P. S. Awana "Structural, Electrical and Magnetic Behaviour of FeTe0.5Se0.5 Superconductor" J. Sup. and Novel Mag.27, 897-901 (2014)

    15. R. C. Bhatt, P. C. Srivastava, S. K. Agarwal and V. P. S. Awana "Observance of Improved Magneto-resistance and Magnetic Entropy change in La0.7(Ca0.2Sr0.1)MnO3 : Pd composite "J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 27, 1491-1497 (2014)

    16. Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari and V. P. S. Awana "Impact of hydrostatic pressure on superconductivity of Sr0.5La0.5FBiS2" J. Phys. Soc. Jap. Vol. 83, 063707 (2014)

    17. Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, Poonam Rani, H. Kishan and V. P. S. Awana "Robust superconductivity with large upper critical field in Nb2PdS5" J. Appl. Phys. 115, 213903 (2014)

    18. Kapil Ingle, K.R. Priolkar, Anand Pal, V. P. S. Awana, and S.Emura "Local structural distortions and their role in superconductivity in SmFeAsO1-xFxsuperconductors" Sup. Sci. & Tech. 27, 075010 (2014)

    19. Rajveer Jha, Rayees A. Zargar, A. K. Hafiz, H. Kishan and V. P. S. Awana "Superconductivity at 25K under hydrostatic pressure for FeTe0.5Se0.5 superconductor" Letter - J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 27, 897-901  (2014)

    20. Rajveer Jha, H. Kishan and V. P. S. Awana "Significant enhancement of superconductivity under hydrostatic pressure in CeO0.5F0.5BiS2 superconductor " Solid State Comm. 194, 6-9  (2014)

    21. Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "Magnetotransport Studies of FeSe under Hydrostatic Pressure " AIP Adv. 4, 067139  (2014)

    22. Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari and V. P. S. Awana "Hydrostatic Pressure Studies on Parent Phase SrFBiS2 of BiS2-Based Superconducting Family" J. Phys. Soc. Jap. Vol. 83, 105001 (2014)

    23. R.C. Bhatt, P.C. Srivastava, V.P.S. Awana, H. Kishan and S.K. Agarwal "Magneto-resistence, magneto-caloric and bolometric properties in Pr2/3Sr1/3MnO:Pd composites near room Temperature" Mat. Res. Exp. 1, 036107 (2014)

    24. Brajesh Tiwari, Babu Baijnath Prasad, Rajveer Jha, Dharmendra Kumar Singh and V.P.S. Awana  "Superconductivity at 4K in Pd deficient layered Ta2PdxS6" J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 27, 2181-2183 (2014) 

    25. P.Mishra, R. Lohani, R.A. Zargar, V.P.S. Awana and B.R. Shekhar "Photoemission studies of the near Fermi level spectral weight shift in FeSe1-xTex superconductor"J. Phys. Cond. Matt.  26, 425501 (2014)

    26. Vasudha Agarwal, P.K. Siwach, G.D. varma, V.P.S. Awana, A.K. Srivatava and H.K. Singh "Ferromagnetism, insulator-metal transition and magneto-transport of in Pr0.58Ca0.42MnO3 films: role of microstructural perturbations" Mat. Res. Exp. 4, 046117 (2014)

    27. Dharmendra Kumar, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha, Hari Kishan and V.P.S. Awana "Role of MgO impurity on superconducting properties of  MgB2" Physica C 505, 104-108 (2014)

    Year 2013

    1. Anand Pal, Sajjad.S. Mehdi, Mushahid Husain and V. P. S. Awana "Appearance and disappearance of superconductivity in SmFe1-xNixAsO (x = 0.0 to 1.0)" Solid State Sci. 15, 123-128 (2013)

    2. Jagdish Kumar, Devina Sharma, P.K. Ahluwalia and V. P. S. Awana "Enhanced superconducting performance of melt quenched Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 (Bi-2212) superconductor" Mater. Chem. and Phys. 139, 681-688 (2013)

    3. Rajveer Jha, Anuj Kumar, Shiva Kumar Singh and V. P. S. Awana "Superconductivity above 5K in NdO0.5F0.5BiS2" J. Appl. Phys. 113, 056102 (2013)

    4. M.K. Srivastava, A.Kaur, K.K. Maurya, V. P. S. Awana and H.K. Singh "Impact of strain on metamagnetic transition in Sm0.5Sr0.5MnO3" Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 032402 (2013)

    5. Mayukh Majumder, K, Ghoshray, A. Ghoshray, Anand Pal, and V. P. S. Awana "Local electromagnetic properties of magnetic pnictides: a comparative study probed by NMR measurement " J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 25, 196002 (2013)

    6. V. P. S. Awana , Anuj Kumar, Rajveer Jha, Shiva Kumar Singh, Anand Pal, Shruti, J. Saha,and S. Patnaik "Appearance of Superconductivity in layered LaO0.5F0.5BiS2" Solid State Comm. 157, 31-23 (2013)

    7. G. Prando, P. Bonfà, G. Profeta, R. Khasanov, F. Bernardini, M. Mazzani, E. M. Brüning, A. Pal, V. P. S. Awana , H.-J. Grafe, B. Büchner, R. De Renzi, P. Carretta, and S. Sanna "Common effect of chemical and external pressures on the magnetic properties of RECoPO (RE = La, Pr)" Phys. Rev. B 87, 064401(2013)

    8. Manoj K. Srivastava, Sandeep Singh, P. K. Siwach, Amarjeet Kaur, V. P. S. Awana , K.K. Maurya, and H.K. Singh "Comparative study of magnetic and magnetotransport properties of Sm0.55Sr0.45MnO3 thin films grown on different substrates" AIP Advances 3, 052118 (2013)

    9. A.M. Awasthi, S. Bhardwaj, 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, 112601(2013)

    10. Rajveer Jha, Anuj Kumar, Shiva Kumar Singh and V. P. S. Awana "Synthesis and superconductivity of new BiS2 based superconductor PrO0.5F0.5BiS2" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 26, 499-502 (2013)

    11. Sunil Chauhan, Manoj Kumar, Sandeep Chhoker, S. C. Katyal and V. P. S. Awana "Structural, Optical and Magnetic properties of sol-gel derived Nd+3-doped ZnO nanocrystals" J. Mat. Sci: Mat. in Elect. 24, 5102-5110 (2013)

    12. Amit Kumar, V. P. S. Awana , H. K. Singh and O. N. Srivastava "Enhancement in multi-ferroic properties of La and Pr co-substituted BiFeO3" J. Alloy and Comp. 552, 336-344 (2013)

    13. Devina Sharma, Ranjan Kumar and V. P. S. Awana "DC and AC susceptibility study of sol gel synthesized Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8; superconductor " Ceramics Intl. 39, 1143-1152 (2013)

    14. R S Meena, Anand Pal, K V R Rao, and V. P. S. Awana "Structural, Magnetic and Thermal properties of SmFeAsO1-xFx Superconductor with x = 0.0 and 0.20" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 26, 2383-2389 (2013)

    15. Poonam Rani, Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "AC susceptibility study of superconducting YBa2Cu3O7:Agx bulk composites (x = 0.0-0.20): The role of intra and inter granular coupling" J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 26, L2347-L2352 (2013)

    16. S. J. Singh, Jai Prakash, A. Pal, S. Patnaik, V. P. S. Awana and A. K. Ganguli "Study of Ni and Zn doped CeOFeAs: Effect on the structural transition and specific heat capacity" Physica C 490, 49-54 (2013)

    17. Amit Srivastava, Anand Pal, Saurabh Singh, C. Shekhar, H.K. Singh, V. P. S. Awana , and O.N. Srivastava "Magnetotransport and thermal properties characterization of 55 K superconductor SmFeAsO0.85F0.15" AIP Advances 3, 092113(2013)

    18. G. Kalai Selva, M. Kanagaraj, S. Esakki Muthu, Rajveer Jha, V. P. S. Awana and S. Arumugam "Hydrostatic pressure effect on Tc of new BiS2 based Bi4O4S3 and NdO0.5F0.5BiS2 layered superconductors" Physica Status Solidi RRL 7, 510(2013)

    19. Intikhab A. Ansari, M. Shahabuddin, Nasser S. Alzayed, Khalil A. Ziq, A.F. Salem, V. P. S. Awana and H. Kishan "Enhancement of critical current density for nano (n)-ZnO doped MgB2 superconductor" Physica C 495, 208-212 (2013)

    20. R. C. Bhatt, Shiva Kumar Singh, P. C. Srivastava, S.K. Agarwal and V. P. S. Awana "Impact of sintering temperature on room temperature magneto-resistive and magneto-caloric properties of Pr2/3Sr1/3MnO3"  J. Alloy and Comp.  580, 377 (2013)

    21. Nithya Christopher, Shiva Kumar Singh, Bhasker Gahtori, Nidhi Singh, S.K. Mishra, A. Dhar and V. P. S. Awana "Appreciable magnetic moment and energy density in single step normal route synthesized MnBi" Letter - J. Sup. & Novel Mag. 26, 3161-3165 (2013)

    22. Rajveer Jha, Jeevan Jyoti and V. P. S. Awana "Impact of Gd doping on morphology and superconductivity of NbN sputtered thin films" Letter - J. Sup. and Novel Mag. 26, 3069-3074 (2013)

    23. Rajveer Jha and V. P. S. Awana "Control of sputtering parameters for deposition of NbN thick films" Novel Sup. Materials 1, 7-12 (2013)