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Professor, PhD (Allahabad), MSc (Allahabad)
Office: MC B214
Phone: (905) 6885550 ext. 3416
Email: rshukla@abacus.ac.BrockU.CA
Research Interests
Lattice dynamics: lattice vibrations in simple
metals, thermodynamics of anharmonic crystals, formalism of interacting
manybody systems, MonteCarlo and molecular dynamics simulations.
Recent Publications

R.C. Shukla and E.R. Cowley.
Inclusion of higher order anharmonic contributions in selfconsistent phonon theory.
Phys. Rev. B 62:32323236, 2000.

R.C. Shukla.
Higher order anharmonic contributions to the DebyeWaller factor.
Phil. Mag. B, 80:15671584, 2000.

E.R. Cowley and R.C. Shukla.
Successful theory of anharmonicity i the lcassical limit.
Phys. Rev. B 60 no.14:5002, 1999.

R.C. Shukla and E.R. Cowley.
Summation of freeenergy diagrams of an anharmonic crystal and equation of
state for a LennardJones solid. Phys. Rev. B, 58:2596602, 1998.

R.S. Shukla.
Derivation of the selfconsistent phonon theroy from Zubarevtype Green's function.
phys. stat. sol., (b) 205:48192, 1998.

R.J. Hardy. D.J. Lacks, and R.C. Shukla.
Quantum corrections to the simulated properties of solids.
Phys. Rev. B, 57:8338, 1998.

R.C. Shukla and D.J. Lacks.
Higherorder perturbation theory for the thermodynamic properties of a
solid with a truncated potential energy expansion.
J. Chem. Phys., 107:740917, 1997.

J.T. Day, J.G. Mullen, and R.C. Shukla.
Erratum: Anharmonic contributions to the DebyeWaller factor for copper, silver and lead.
Phys. Rev. B, 54:155489, 1997.

D.J. Lacks and R.C. Shukla.
Molecular dynamics simulations of the effects of truncation of the
Taylor expansion of the potential energy on the thermodynamic properties
of a crystal. J. Chem. Phys., 105 no.10:418590, 1996.

R.C. Shukla and E. Sternin.
DebyeWaller factor in Cu: a Green's function approach.
Phil. Mag., 74 no.1:111, 1996.
 R.C. Shukla.
Green's function and atomic meansquare displacement: phonon shift and width
contributions. Phil. Mag. B, 74 no.1:1323,
1996.

R.C. Shukla, F. Boseglav, and J.C. Whybra.
Average square atomic displacement: a comparison of the MonteCarlo and
Green's function results. phys. stat. sol. B, 195 no.1:7383, 1996.

D.J. Lacks and R.C. Shukla.
Molecular dynamics and higherorder perturbationtheory results for the
anharmonic free energy and equation of state of a LennardJones solid.
Phys. Rev. B, 54 no.5:326672, 1996.
 R.C. Shukla and E. Sternin.
Atomic meansquare displacement in fcc metals: repulsive potentials.
Phil. Mag. Lett., 73 no.2:7984, 1996.

