(updated April, 2012)
Theoretical Physics :
High Energy Physics, Nuclear theory, Quantum Field Theory,
Soliton physics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Hall systems
Nuclear Disarmament, Civilian Nuclear Energy,
Higher Education and Science Policy
B.Sc. (Hons): St. Stephens College, Delhi
Ph.D.: Cornell University, U.S.A. (Jan 1963)
Thesis Guide: Nobel Laureate Prof. Hans A. Bethe
Date of Birth : 11 March 1939
Past Positions held:
Research Associate, Cornell University,
Assistant Professor, Cornell University, USA (1964-1965)
Assistant Professor, University of S. California, (1965-1967)
Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA (1967-1969)
Reader, Delhi University, India (1969-1976)
Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA (1973-1975)
(a second stay, on leave from Delhi University)
Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1976 - 1993)
MSIL Endowed Chair, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, (1991-93)
Professor of Theoretical
Physics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1993- 2004)
Some Visiting positions on leave from India
Member, Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton, USA. 1973-75 (leave from D.U.)
Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (U.S.A.)
(Sept- Oct 1979)
Visiting Scientist, Harvard University, (U.S.A.) (November - December
Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley, (U.S.A.) (1974
Visiting Professor, Stanford University, (U.S.A.) (Entire Spring
Visiting Scientist, M.I.T. and Harvard University, (U.S.A) (Entire Fall
CERN Associate, European Center for Nuclear Research , Geneva,
University of Melbourne (Leverhulme Fellow, 1973, Visiting Professor 1981 and 1989
Visiting Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, (U.S.A.), Full
academic year 1992-93.
Visiting Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Lab, U.S.A. (June- Aug
Senior Associate of the International Center for Theoretical Physics,
( 3 successive terms, by invitation. 1979-83, 1984-88,
Visiting Research Scholar , Princeton University, USA
May-July 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, June-July 2005,
2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
Awards and Recognitions
Fellow, Indian Academy of Science (since
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (since 1985)
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Physics (1983)
S.N.Bose Medal of the Indian National Science Academy (1995)
Awarded the van der Waals Chair of visiting professorship , University
The Netherlands, 2001. Could not accept because of schedule conflict with
M.S.I.L. Endowed Chair, Indian Instt. of Science, (1991-1993)
Dr. G.P. Chatterjee Memorial Award of the Indian National Science
Elected Co-chair of the
International Panel on Fissile Materials (2007-present)
- Vice President, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
Founding Member and Co
–Chair, International Panel on Fissile Materials
Vice President, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
Member, Science and Security Board, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, USA
Member, Board of Editors, “Science and Global Security”,
(Taylor & Francis publishers, USA)
Member, Permanent Monitoring Panel -- Mitigation of Terrorist Acts,
World Federation of Scientists, Erice, Italy
Member, Board of Governors, Centre for Developing Societies, New Delhi
Member of Executive Committee, Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi
Member Academic Council, Tata institute for Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Chairman, Centre for Theoretical Studies, Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore (1979 to 1981)
Convener, Institute Theoretical Physics Programme, Indian Institute of
Science, Bangalore (November 1981 to September 1984; 1986-1990)
Council Member , Indian National Science Academy (2004-06)
Editor, PRAMANA - Indian Journal of Physics (1989-1992)
Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Modern Physics, World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore (1986-1989)
Member Sectional Committee in Physics, Indian Academy of Sciences 1988
Member Sectional Committee in Physics, Indian National Science Academy
Member, International Panel of Experts, NTI-Index of Nuclear Materials Security 2011
Member, The Pylee Committee on Unit Costs of Higher Education (The
University Grants Commission of India)
Member of the Court, NEHU University, Shillong
Member of the Court, Manipur University
Member of the Council of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and
Astrophysics, Pune , India (2003,2004)
Executive Council Member, Indian Social Science Academy
memberships within my home institutions and selection committees at
various universities not listed)
to lecture / chair sessions at international conferences
Invited to moderate the First Session on "Nuclear Terrorism and Nuclear Security Status" at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Symposium in, S. Korea on March 23, 2012.
Invited to speak at the conference on Nuclear Security and the Korean Peninsula at Seoul National University, S. Korea on March 22, 2012
Invited to speak at the Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference in Busan , S. Korea on March 20, 2012
Invited to give talk at the International Symposium on HEU Minimization at Vienna, 23 – 25 January 2012
Invited to give the Lunchtime talk on the “Continuing Nuclearisation of South Asia” at 3rd Annual Doomsday Clock Symposium at Washington, D.C. January 9 - 10, 2012
Invited to participate in the Plenary Session of the Ottawa Dialogue, at Copenhagen on 12-13, December 2011
Invited to chair the first session and talk in the session on Country perspectives on FMCT at the IPFM Annual Meeting, at Princeton, USA, 17-20, Nov. 2011
Invited to give a talk at the IFANS-KINAC-FMWG Conference on“The 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit and Next Generation Nuclear
Security” at Seoul on November 2, 2011
Participated in the Second International Expert Panel meeting on Benchmarking Nuclear Security at Washington, D.C,USA on July 25, 2011
Invited by the Honorable George Shultz, former US Secretary of State for a special plenary meeting of the Ottawa Dialogue, held at the Hoover Institution in Stanford, California, USA on July 6-8, 2011,
Invited to participate in the Plenary Meeting of the Ottawa Dialogue at Istanbul, Turkey , 26-27 March, 2011
Invited to participate as expert in the International Expert Panel meeting for Benchmarking Nuclear Security Index at London on March 14-15, 2011
Invited to give talk at the Tri-lateral Dialogue between India, China and Pakistan at Bangkok, Thailand on 29-30, January 2011
Invited to talk at the meeting on Avenues for Cooperation on Nuclear and Radiological Security International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), at London on 21 January, 2011
Invited to give two lectures at the ISODARCO Winter Course on “International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts” held at Andalo (Italy) during 9-16, January, 2011
Invited to participate and give a presentation on Fissile Materials at the Plenary Meeting of the Ottawa Dialogue, Bangkok, 12-13 December. 2010
Invited to participate in the conference on “The Future for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament” organized by the Ditchley Foundation, Ditchley Park, U.K. , on 2-4 December 2010
Invited to participate in the FMCT and Strategic Stability subgroups of the Ottawa Dialogue, Dubai , November 7-9, 2010
Invited to give a talk at the conference Next Generation Nuclear Security: Meeting the Global Challenge, organized by the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG). Washington D.C on April 12, 2010
Chair a session, give a talk and participate in The Tokyo IPFM meeting 2010, at Tokyo March 17-20, 2010
Invited to give a talk at the ‘2010 Moscow Non-Proliferation Conference” organized by the Center for Energy and Security Studies, at Moscow March 4-6, 2010
Invited to participate and give a talk at the 2010 Doomsday Clock Symposium and Announcement, New York , January 13-14, 2010
Invited talk on “Disarmament -- Prospects and Challenges in S. Asia”
at the Ottawa Dialogue “Nuclear Stability in South Asia, Bangkok 11-14, 2009
Invited to participate and give a presentation on CBMs at the Pugwash meeting on “Strengthening the International Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Ensuring a Successful NPT Review Conference in 2010” Beijing, China, 20-21 November 2009
Invited to Participate and gave a presentation on S Asia at the Meeting to set the Doomsday Clock of the Science and Bulletin meeting, Washington DC, 5-6 ,November 2009
Invited to participate and make a presentation at the IPFM Washington, DC Meeting, 16-18 October 2009
Invited Talk on “Indian Response to the Prospect of WMD Terrorism” at the Permanent Monitoring Panel on Mitigating Terrorism Erice, August 24-25, 2009
Invited to give a talk and chair a session at the 11th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security, 26-31 October 2008 at Qingdao, China
IPFM presentation on FMCT at International Atomic Energy Agency Sep 30-Oct1, 2008 at Vienna
Meeting of the Permanent Monitoring Panel -- Mitigation of Terrorist Acts, World Federation of Scientists, May 26-29, 2008, at Erice, Italy
Invited to participate and give a talk at the meeting on “A New Nuclear World Order: Asian Perspectives” Organised by Brookings Institution and the Center on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, March 6-7, 2008 at Singapore.
Invited to be a discussant at the conference on “Achieving the Vision of a World Free of Nuclear Weapons”, organized by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Oslo, Norway, February 26-27, 2008
Gave a presentation on “Introduction to IPFM and Its Activities” at the Royal Society of London, U.K., October 11, 2007
Invited to give a talk at the conference “Revitalizing Nuclear Disarmament”on the occasion of the The 50th Anniversary of the Pugwash Conferences, Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 5-7 July, 2007
Invited to give a talk on the Indo-US Nuclear Deal at the conference on “Canadian Policy on Nuclear Cooperation with India”, Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Research, Ottawa, March 2007
Invited to deliver a public lecture on “Prospects for Disarmament in S. Asia and the Into-US nuclear Deal” at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, November 30, 2006
Invited to summarise the “The Indo-US Nuclear Agreement” at the 55th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs Cairo, Egypt, 11-15, November 2006
Invited to deliver a talk at the International Workshop on “Cooperative Stability in South Asia: Different Roles for Different Players”, Oct 2, 2006 at Como, Italy
Invited to make a presentation, on “FMCT and Disarmament” at the Conference of the Middle Powers Initiative, September 27, 2006, Ottawa, Canada
Invited to talk about “The Indo-US Nuclear Deal”, at the Ettore Majorana Institute, Erice , Italy August 19-15, 2006
Invited to address the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, on “Fissile Materials and Arms Control”, Geneva, May 16, 2006
Participated by invitation at the International exploratory workshop on IPFM in Washington, DC, April 6-8, 2005
Invited to deliver a talk at the International Workshop on “Cooperative Stability in South Asia: Different Roles for Different Players” , at Como, Italy, Sept 26, 2005
Invited to participate and chair a session at The 9th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security Nanjing, China 12-15 October, 2004.
Invited to summarise the “Prospects of Disarmament in S. Asia” at the 54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Seoul, South Korea, 4-9 October 2004
Invited to participate and make give a lecture at the International Workshop and Round Table on Security Issues and Economic Co-operative Dimension in South Asia: Towards a Regional Stability. September 27, 2004, at Como, Italy
Invited to participate and give a talk at the RANSAC Workshop on Expanding Threat Reduction July 27, 2004, Washington D.C
Invited to participate and make a presentation at the second Pugwash Workshop on South Asian Security, May15-18, 2003. Geneva, Switzerland
Invited to organise and chair the session on South Asia at the 1st International Professional Meeting of Independent Technical Security Analysts, July 23-24, 2002, Chicago
Invited to participate and make a presentation at the Pugwash Workshop on South Asian Security , 1-3 November 2002 , Geneva
Delivered the opening Plenary lecture and also chaired a session at the International Conference on “Geometry, Integrability and Non-Linearity” organised by Los Alamos Labs, USA, ICTP, Italy and The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences July 15 th to 20th , 2001, Bansko, Bulgaria
Chaired a session at the Second International Workshop on "Charge, Flux, Topology and Statistics" June 25-30, 2001, University of Amsterdam , Holland
Invited to lecture at the International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs , July 20- 30 ,2001. The Eurpean Academy at Berlin
Invited to lecture at the conference on "Quantum Unspeakables" at the Erwin Schrodinger Institute for Theoretical Physics ).
This was a limited invitation meeting to honour the memory of the eminent theorist JS Bell. November 10 -14, 2000, Vienna
Invited to visit Cambridge University, U.K. as the guest of the Master of St. Johns College and lecture on Fractional Quantum Hall Effect at the Dept of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. (July 4-11, 1999)
Invited to give a lecture and chair a session at the First International Workshop on "Charge, Flux, Topology and Statistics" at the University of Amsterdam (July 16-30, 1999)
Invited to participate and chair the concluding session in the International Conference on "Disorder and Interactions in Quantum Hall and Mesoscopic Systems" at the Institute for Theoretical Physics , University of California,
August 1998, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
A. On Theoretical Physics
The research output of
physicists is usually in the form of research articles in journals.
R.R. has published about 120 articles in international
journals on topics spanning Elementary Particle Physics , Nuclear Theory,
Quantum Field Theory, Soliton Theory, Condensed Matter Physics and
a. Published a sole-author
book “Solitons and Instantons” (Elsevier North Holland Co (1982)
b. Russian translation of above by Soviet Press MIR (1987)
Contributed, by invitation,
chapters to about 10 books over the years reviewing frontier
areas of the time, published by North Holland, Plenum Press, John Wiley and
A Monograph: `Some Non-Perturbative
Semi-classical Methods in Quantum Field
Theory' Physics Reports 21.4 (1975) The entire issue.
[ Full details of these books and journal articles are given below]
B. Nuclear and Educational policy
- “A Slow but Necessary Ascent”
The Hindu, Oped in Edit pages, March 26, 2012
- “ Defusing the threat of grave Dirty Bomb hype”
Article in The Asian Age, Dec 20, 2011. Reprinted in the Deccan Herald
- ‘Defuse the Koodangulam stir at the Earliest “
Q&A session published in The Asian Age, November 15, 2011
- “Confronting Fears of Radioactivity”
Oped in the Edit Pages, The Hindu, April 9, 2011
- “Terrorism in India and the State Response”
Report as panelist on the Permanent Monitoring Panel on Mitigation of Terrorist Acts, 43rd Session of the Erice international seminars on Planetary Emergencies, Erice 19 - 25 August 2010
- “Keep On Talking”
The Edit Page , The Times of India, July 22, 2010
- “India & the Nuclear Security Summit”
The Edit Page , The HINDU, April 12, 2010
- “India’s Arms Control Quandary”, Invited article, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, March-April issue , pp. 27-36, (2010)
- “Prospects for a Fissile Materials Treaty and its Implications for India, in India and Global Nuclear Disarmament, Ed V.R. Raghavan, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd. ( 2010 )
- “The fizzle doesn’t really matter”The Edit Page, The Hindu, Sep 16, 2009
- “India and Nuclear Disarmament” With Zia Mian and M. V. Ramana, 20 July 2009 In “Reducing and Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: Country Perspectives on Fissile Materials and Nuclear Disarmament” A Companion Volume to Global Fissile Material Report 2009
- “Exploring Uranium Resource Constraints on Fissile Material Production in Pakistan” With Zia Mian and A.H.Nayyar, Science and Global Security , vol 17, nos.2 and3, pp77-109, Gordon and Breach (U.K.) (in print 2009)
- “Obama’a Prague Spring” Edit page, The Times of India 1st May, 2009
- “Implications of the Indo-US Nuclear Deal for India’s Energy and Military Programs” in Indo-US Nuclear Deal Ed: P.R. Chari , Routledge, New Delhi, 2009, pp. 123-142
- “Prepare for cut-off” Edit page, The Times of India 23rd February 2009
- “Towards a zero-nuclear weapon world” The Edit Page, The HINDU, Saturday, Jan 03, 2009
- “Nuclear Fallout” Defense and Security of India, Vol 1, issue 3, pp42-47, 2008
- “Implications of India joining the nuclear club” Economic Times, 16 Sep, 2008
- “Nuclear deal’s benefits will flow from the choices we make hereafter” Invited Oped in Mail Today, September 11, 2008
- India and the FMCT” Country Perspectives on the Challenges to a Fissile materials (Cutoff) Treaty
An IPFM Report September 2008, www.fissilematerials.com
- “Estimates of India’s Fissile Material Stocks” Science and Global Security , vol.16, no.3, pp74-87 (2008)
Gordon and Breach (U.K.)
- “A Nuclear Weapon Free World—A New Promise? Commentary in Pugwash Online , March 17, 2008,
- “Get Rid of Nuclear Arms” The Times of India , Leader article on Editorial page, March 5, 2008
- “Is our technological manpower keeping pace?” The Hindu , Edit page, December 4, 2007
- “The 123 Agreement in Perspective” in “Course Manual for GOI Officials”, Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, 2007
- “The India-US Nuclear Deal: The perspective of a non governmental scientist” in “Canadian Policy on Nuclear Cooperation with India”, Ed: Sasikumar and Huntley; Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Research 2007. ISBN 978-1-4303-0811-9
- “ Plutonium Production in India and the US-India Nuclear Deal”, with Zia Mian, A.H.Nayyar, and M.V. Ramana in “Gauging U.S.-India Strategic Cooperation”, Henry Sokolsky Ed; Strategic Studies Instt., (2007) ISBN 1- 58487-284-5, 2007
- "The Basics of Nuclear Reactor, Weapons and their fuel” in “Course Manual for GOI Officials”, Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, 2007
- "A Fruitless Venture” The Hindustan Times, Edit page, April 30, 2007
- "So, What is the Big Deal?” The Hindustan Times, Edit page, Nov 21, 2006
- "Rescue Nuclear Disarmament from the Backburner”, The Hindu, Edit Page, November 13, 2006
- "Fissile materials in South Asia and the implications of the U.S.-India nuclear Deal”, with Zia Mian, A.H.Nayyar, and M.V. Ramana Science and Global Security, Vol. 14, nos.2 and 3, (2006). Gordon and Breach (U.K.) publishers
- "Fallout from Nuclear Deal”, The Economic and Political Weekly, pp 3351,August 5, 2006
- "Who’s Afraid of the Nuke Deal?”, Indian Express , Edit Page, February 14, 2006
- "Split the Atomic”, The Hindustan Times, Edit Page , November 22, 2005
- "Nurturing the Indo-US Agreement” in “ The Debate on Indo-US Nuclear Cooperation” , published for Delhi Policy Group by Bibiophile South Asia , New Delhi, 2005
- "India-U.S. deal and the Nuclear Ceiling” The Hindu, Edit page, September 10, 2005
- "Sixty Years Without Nuclear War” , with Zia Mian, and Frank von Hippel Foreign Policy in Focus, August 22, 2005
- "Cap the Nuclear Arsenal Now” The Hindu, Edit Page, 25th Jan 2005
- "Potential Ground Zero” The Hindustan Times, Editorial page, 11th Jan. 2005
- "Nuclear Civil Defense in South Asia: Is it Feasible?” with Zia Mian and A.H . NayyarThe Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XXXIX, nos 46 and 47, pp 5017-5026, November 20, 2004
- "Reducing Nuclear Risk “, with M. V. Ramana The Hindu, Editorial page, June 4, 2004
- "When Early Warning is No Warning “, with Zia Mian & M.V. Ramana The Hindu, Editorial page, July 2, 2004
- "Steps for Nuclear Talks”, with Zia Mian, A H Nayyar and M V Ramana The News, Islamabad, Friday, 2 July 2004
- "Nuclear Early Warning in South Asia -- Problems and Issues “ with Zia Mian and M.V. Ramana Special Article, The Economic and Political Weekly, January 17, 2004
- "Early Warning in South Asia – Constraints and Implications “ with Zia Mian and M.V. Ramana Science and Global Security, Vol. 11, pp 109-150, 2003
- "Nuclear posture” The Hindu, Editorial page, February 7, 2003
- Book Review of “In The Shadow of The Bomb – Bethe, Oppenheimer and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist " by S. S. Schweber, Current Science, Vol.83, No.1, 74-75, (2002).
- "Possession and Deployment of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia – An Assessment of Risks” with Zia Mian and M.V.Ramana The Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXVII, no.25, pp2459-2466, (2002)
- " Nuclear Role Models” With Zia Mian and Frank von Hippel Oped in The Wahington Post, Tuesday, August 6, 2002; Page A15
- " Ban Battlefield Nuclear Weapons “ THE HINDU , Editorial page, 22nd April, 2002.
- " Yet Another Nuclear danger “, with Zia Mian and M.V.Ramana FRONTLINE magazine, August 17, 2001
- "Delay Deployment : Towards nuclear Risk Reduction" The Times of India , Editorial Page, October 1st, 1999.
- "Privatising Academia" The Times of India, Editorial page, September 5th, 1995.
- "On our Nuclear Energy Debate' Bulletin of Sciences Vol.4 No.2, pages 10-12, (1988).
- There is no Real Debate on Our Nuclear Programme`The Times of India, Editorial page , 28 April 1988 (Delhi Edition);
- "Higher Education: To set the House in Order” The Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. VII, No.10 , pp 554-557, (1972).
- "The Ritual of Higher Education” Sunday World , The Hindustan Times , Page 1 (Dec. 5, 1971).
- "Faculty and Departmental Organisation: Structural Changes” Management and Organisation of Indian Universities, Transactions, Volume 19, page 109, (1971).
- "The Unclear Nuclear Debate” The Illustrated Weekly of India, July 12, (1970)
A. List of Physics Publications
`Three-Nucleon Clusters in Nuclear Matter'
Phys. Rev. 129, 265 (1963).
`The Three-Body Effect in Nuclear Matter to All Orders in
Phys.Rev., 131, 1244 (1963).
`Overlapping Channels and Multichannel Phenomenon'
Series X, Vol. 38, 1201 (1965).
`Magnetic Moments of the 3/2 Decuplet from the Algebra of
Phys. Rev. 145, 1164 (1966).
`Omega minus Decay Modes'
Phys. Letters 22, 102 (1966).
`The Effect and Treatment of Long Range Forces in the
Theory of Nuclear Matter'
Phys. Rev. 155, 1105 (1967).
`The Three-Body Problem in Nuclear Matter'
(With Hans A.Bethe)
Rev. Mod. Phys. 39, 745 (1967).
`Mass and Inertia'
Encyclopedia of Physics,
Rheinhold Publishing Co.
(New York) (1967).
`Irreducible Tensors in SU(n) and Related groups'
Cornell University LNS preprint LNS 65/4 (1965).
`Bakward Compton Scattering Sum Rule and the pi ---> 2 Gamma
and Eta ---> 2 Gamma Decay Rates',
(With S.Rai Choudhury)
Phys. Rev. 169, 1218 (1968).
`Three Body Forces in Nuclear Matter',
(With B.H.J. McKellar)
Phys. Rev. Letters 21, 450 (1968).
`Self Consistent High Energy Scattering of Zero-Mass
Leptons: The Coupled Channel Case'
Phys.Rev. 178 , 2221 (1969).
`The High Energy Behaviour of Scattering due to
Massless (Neutrino) Exchange'
Phys. Rev. 178, 2211 (1969)
`Long Range Corrections to the Coulomb Potential and
Their Implications about Weak Interactions'
(With S.J. Chang)
Phys. Rev., 183, 1442 (1969).
`Remarks on the Kinematics of Multiperipheral Processes'
(With S.J. Chang)
Phys. Rev. , 183, 1517 (1969).
`Very High Energy Inelastic Hadron-Hadron Collisions'
Phys. Rev. D1, 118 (1970).
`A Constraint on the Structure Functions in Electro-production', (With S.R.Choudhury)
Phys. Rev. D2, 2728 (1970).
`Fixed Pole in the Virtual Compton Scattering
Amplitude A2' (With G.Rajasekaran)
Phys. Rev. ,D3, 266 (1971).
`One Photon Exchange Contribution to Inelastic Hadronic
Collision' (With S.H.Patil)
Nuclear Physics 26B, 258 (1971).
`Effect of Correlation on the Contribution of Three Body
Forces to the Binding Energy of Nuclear Matter'
Phys. Rev., C3, 1877 (1971).
`Phenomenology of Multipion Production in p-anti p
Annihilation' (With R.P.Jain).
Phys. Rev. D4, 2768 (1971).
`Cancellation Effect among n-Body Clusters in Liquid
He 3 and Nuclear Matter', (With R.K.Trehan).
Phys. Rev. A5, 392 (1971).
`Evaluation of the Triple - Pomeronchkon - Vortex from
Phys. Rev. Letters 27, 683 (1971).
`Some Consequences of Exchange Degeneracy and the Triple -
Regge Hypothesis', (With J.Finkelstein)
Physics Letters 36B, 459 (1971).
'Inclusive Experiments, Exchange Degeneracy and Reggeon
Total Cross Sections', (With .Finkelstein)
Phys. Rev. D5, 672 (1972).
`Relationship between Hadronic and Electronic Excitation
of N + Resonances', (With S.R. Choudhury)
Phys. Rev. D5, 773 (1972).
`Nucleon Fragmentation in Inelastic Electron Scattering'
Phys. Rev. D5, 694 (1972).
`Fragmentation in a Phi-3 Theory Ladder Model'
(With A. Banerjee)
Phys. Rev. D6, 3641 (1972).
`Some Consequences of the Zero of the Triple-Poweron-Vertex'
Physics Letters 40B, 392 (1972).
`Decoupling of the Pomeron - Pole from All Inelastic
Phys. Letters 42B, 271 (1972).
Invited talk, published in the Proceedings of the
First Symposium on High Energy Physics, Department of
Atomic Energy, pages 207-229 (1972).
`Application of nuclear matter techniques to liquid
helium and neutron stars'
`The Many-Body Problem', (R.Pratap and J.Parikh Eds.)
`Pionisation in a Phi-3 Theory Ladder Model'
Nuclear Physics B67, 171 (1973).
`Many Body Forces in Dense Nuclear Systems'
(With B.H.J. McKellar)
Phys. Rev. Letters, 31, 1063 (1973).
`Model Theory of a Dense Strongly Interacting Quantum Liquid
at O K'
Phys. Rev. A9, 2761 (1974).
`Effect of Nuclear Correlations on Pion Condensation in
Phys. Letters 48B, 179 (1974).
`Polarized Electroproduction as a test of parton models
with Structure', (with E.W. Colglazier Jr.)
Phys. Rev., D10, 334 (1974).
`Narrow Resonances in Statistical Mechanics'
Phys. Rev. D10, 694 (1974).
`Body Forces and the Binding Energy of High Density Nuclear
Matter', (with B.H.J. McKellar)
Phys. Rev. C10, 871 (1974).
`Effective Elementarity of Resonances and Bound States in
Statistical Mechanics', (with R.F. Dashen)
Phys. Rev. D10, 708 (1974).
`Comments on the absence of spontaneous symmetry breaking
in low dimensions', (with S.K. Ma)
Phys. Rev. D11, 1701, (1975).
`Finite Temperature Behavior of a Relativistic Field
Theory with Dynamical Symmetry Breaking'
(With R.F. Dashen and S.K.Ma).
Phys. Rev. D11, 2950 (1975).
`Internal Symmetry and the Semiclassical Method in
Quantum Field Theory' (with E.Weinberg)
Phys. Rev. D11, 2950 (1975).
`Inclusive Reactions and the Few Body Problem'
Invited talk, Proceedings of the VII International
Conference on Few Body Problems in Nuclear and
Particle Physics', (Mitra and Slaus, Ed.),
Holland Publishing Co., (1976), pages 602-610.
`Effective inter-soliton forces in weak coupling quantum
Physics Review D15, 2866 (1977).
`Semi classical methods in Quantum Field Theory'
Proceedings of the Third DAE Symposium on High Energy
Physics (1976), pages 184-208.
`Can strongly interacting particles exist in weak coupling
Invited talk, proceedings of the International
Conference on Frontiers of Theoretical Physics,
F.C.Aulack, L.S.Kothari and V.S.Nanda.
Editors: Macmillan and Co. (1978) pages 117-121.
`On the alleged equivalence of certain field Theories'
Pramana, 11, 491 (1978).
`Three and Many-Body Forces, Nuclear Physics'
A chapter in `Pions in Nuclei', Editors
M.Rho and Sir Denys Wilkinson,
Publishing Co. (1979), p 357-405.
`Modern Theories of Phase Transitions'
Invited Plenary Talk; Proceedings of the DAE
symposium on Nuclear and Solid State
Vol. 21A, page 16 (1978).
`Elementarity of hadron resonances in Nuclear Matter'
A chapter in `Pions in Nuclei', Editors and
Publishers same as above; p 197-227 (1979).
`The wave function at the origin for large-n, s-wave
levels' (with V.Gupta)
Physical Review, D19, 697 (1979).
`Solitons of coupled scalar fields in two dimensions'
Phys. Rev. Letters, 42, 200 (1979).
`Restoration of Symmetry by Radiative Corrections'
Phys. Rev. D23, 2399 (1981).
`Speculations on High Density High Temperature Hadron
Matter in Heavy-Ion Collisions'
In `Nuclear Physics with High Energy Accelerators',
B.K. Jain, M.Mehta and B.Sinha Ed.,
BARC (1981), pages 86-92.
`Charged Soliton Excitations in Statistical Mechanics'
Physical Review B25, 1866 (1982).
`Derivation of the Decoupling Relations for composite models
from Anomaly constraints and n-independence' with R.K.Kaul
Phys. letters, 110B, 385 (1982).
`The Structure of the Vacuum'
Invited review: `Recent Trends in Theoretical Physics'
Editors L.S.Kothari et al
McMillan & Co. p 87-97 (1983).
`On Solitons of Half-Integral Charge'
Phys. letters, 116B, 151 (1982).
`On States, on a lattice, with half-integral charge'
Nuclear Physics B, 220, 1, (1983).
`The Variational Method in Nuclear Matter'
Invited review; published in Proceedings of the
Commemorative Symposium of SINP p 13-25 (1983).
`The Status of the Delta as a separate Nucleon Species'
Invited review, J. of Madras University,
Vol. 47 , No.2,
`Soliton Energies in Supersymmetric Theories'
Physics Letters ,131B, 375, (1983).
`Quantum Supersymmetric Generalization of Bogomolnyi Bounds'
Pramana, Vol. 24, 1, (1985).
`Classical Solitons without Quantum Counterparts and Their
Revival by Supersymmetry' (with R.K.Kaul)
Pramana, 24, 837, (1985).
`Vector Meson Mass Generation by Chiral Anomalies'
Physical Review Letters , 54, 1219, (1985).
`Hamiltonian Formulation of the Anomalous Chiral
Physics Letters, 154B, 305, (1985).
`Anomalous Non-Abelian Gauge Theory in Two-Dimensions'
Physics Letters , 162B, 148 (1985).
`Degrees of Freedom and the Quantisation of Anomalous
Gauge Theories' (with J.Lott)
Physics Letters, 165B, 321 (1985).
`Stability of the Rotating Skyrmion' with H.M.Sommermann,
J.Wambach and H.W.Wyld
Physical Review ,33, 287 (1986).
`Making sense of Anomalous Gauge Theories'
in Proceedings of the Second Asia Pacific Physics Conference,
Ed. S. Chandrasekher,
World Scientific Publishing Co. (1987),
`On Anomalous U(1) Gauge Theory in 4 Dimensions'
Phys. Letters, B184, 369 (1987).
`Some Remarks on the Finiteness of Soliton Mass'
Pramana, 28, 95, (1987).
`Solitary Waves of the 2-dimensional Ferromagnet' in
"Solitons", M.Lakshmanan Ed.,
Springer Verlag Co. p.321-327 (1988).
`Quantum Solitons - an Overview' in "Solitons",
Springer Verlag Co. p.240-250 (1988).
in "Gravitation, Quantum Fields and Superstrings"
Sriram, G.Rajasekaran & P.M.Mathews Eds.World
Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore,
pages 155-192, (1988).
`The Vacuum Functional and the Effective Action'
in "Gravitation, Quantum Fields and Superstrings".
Op.Cit. pages 193-258, (1988).
`Quantisation of Anomalous Gauge Theories'
Invited talk published in Proceedings of the
VIII HEP Symposium
M.K.Pal and G.Bhattacharya
Ed. (1988) p.104-130.
`Poincare Invariance of Anomalous Gauge Theories'
Phys. Rev., D37, 448 (1988).
`Gauss-law Commutator in the Chirally gauged
Wess-Zumino-Witten Model' with R.Percacci
Phys. Lett., B201, 256 (1988).
`Constrained Hamiltonian Structure of the Chirally Gauged
WZW Model' with R.Percacci
International Journal of Modern Physics, A4,
`Gauge Invariant Formulation of an Anomalous Gauge
Theory', with P.Mitra.
Physics Letters, B 225, 267 (1989).
"Four Dimensional Current Algebra from Chern-Simons Theory"
with R.Floreanini and R.Percacci.
Phys. letters, 231B, 119 (1989).
`Who is Afraid of Anomalies"?
Invited Talk in the Raman Centenary Symposium on
Waves and Symmetry.
Current Science, Special issue, Vol.59, 1100, (1990).
"New Results on Systems with Second Class Constraints"
Annals of Physics, (N.Y.), 203, 137 (1990).
"Gauge Invariant Reformulation of Theories with
Second Class Constraints" with P.Mitra
Annals of Physics, (N.Y.), 203, 157 (1990)
"Anomalous Gauge Theories" in "Anomalies, Phases, Defects",
Ed: M.Bregola, G.Marmo and G.Morandi
Biblioposis (Naples), 1990, pp.303-328.
“John Stuart Bell - the man and his physics”
Current Science, Vol. 59, 1282 (1990).
`Path Integral Quantisation of Topological Field Theories'
Physics Letters, 249B, 433, (1990).
"Topological Field Theories"
Current Science, Vol.59, 965-969, (1991).
"A Topological Field Theory Associated with Monopoles",
with R.K. Kaul
Physics Letters, 265B, 335 (1991)
"Gauge Anomalies in Two-Dimensions" in "Quantum Mechanics
of Fundamental Systems 3", C.Teitelboim and J.Zanelli Eds.,
Plenum Press, New York pages 209-222, (1992)
"Cohomological Field Theory"
in "Current Topics in Condensed matter and Particle
Physics ",J.Pati, Q.Shafi and Yu Lu Eds.,
" Non-local Currents in the Massive Thirring Model " ,
Int. J. of Mod. Phys., A8, 1815, (1993)
"New Non-local Currents in the Quantum Sine-Gordon
Model", with S-J. Chang
Phys. Letters, B313, 59, (1993)
G.P.Chatterji Memorial Award Lecture , "INSA Award Lectures
Diamond Jubilee Issue, pages 1932-42, (1994)
"Currents in the Lowest Landau Level Field Theory in
the Presence of e-e Interactions."
Int.J. Mod. Phys., B8, 777, (1994)
"Level Mixing and Solenoidal Terms in Lowest Landau Level
Currents" with S. L. Sondhi
Int. J. Mod. Phys., B 8 , 1065, (1994)
"Canonical Quantisation of an Off-conformal Theory"
in "Modern Quantum Field Theory", S.R.Das, G.Mandal, S.Mukhi
and S.R.Wadia Eds.
World Scientific Publishing Co,
pp 239-249, (1995)
"Chiral Vertex Operartors in an Off-Conformal Field
Theory : The Sine-Gordon Example ", with S-J. Chang
Phys. Rev. D 53, 2102, (1996)
"Umklapp Processes for electrons and their Renormalisation
Group Flow"' with Deepak Kumar
Phys.Rev., B 54, 4379, (1996)
"A Field Theory for the Read Operator", with S.L.Sondhi
Int. J. Mod. Phys. , B 10 , 793, (1996)
" Umklapp Scattering in Fermi Liquids -- a
Renormalisation Group Approach", with Deepak Kumar
Int. J. Mod Phys, B 11 , 1813-1828 (1997)
"Generalised Chern-Simons Theory of Composite
Fermions in Bilayer Hall Systems"
Phys. Rev., B 56 , 6788-6794, (1997)
"Meson Pseudospin Solutions in Quantum Hall Systems"
with Sankalpa Ghosh
Int.J. Mod. Phys., B 12 , 37 - 48 , (1998)
"The Role of Symmetries in the Sciences versus the
Arts -- A Contrast "
Current Science, vol 73 , no. 7, 570 - 575, (1997)
"Fermi Liquid Theory on Lattices" with Deepak Kumar
in "Electron Correlations in Atoms and Solids", A.N.Tripathi
and Ishwar Singh, Ed ;
Phoenix Publishers , 79-88, (1998)
"Bimerons in Double Layer Quantum hall systems",
with Sankalpa Ghosh
Int. J. Mod. Phys. , B 12 , 2495-2512, (1998)
"Broken Symmetry Ground States in \Nu = 2 Bilayer
Quantum Hall Systems ", with A.H.MacDonald and T.Jungwirth,
Phys Rev., B 60 , 8817, (1999)
"Chern Simons Field and Composite Bosons in Quantum
in " Quantum Field Theory : A Twentieth Century profile",
A. N. Mitra Ed ; Indian National Science Academy Spl volume,
Hindustan Book Agency, pages 730-741, (2000)
"Quantum Hall Solitons with Intertwined Spin and Pseudospin",
with Sankalpa Ghosh
Phys. Rev., B 63, 35305 (2001)
Effective Interaction Between Like-Charged Colloids in a 2-D
with Ning Ma and S.M.Girvin,
Phys.Rev.,E 63, 21402, (2001)
"Plutonium Dispersal and Health Hazards from Nuclear Weapon
with Zia Mian and M.V.Ramana,
Current Science, Vol. 80, no.10, pp 1275-1284, (2001)
"Quantum Hall Effect and Composite Particles"
in "Field Theories in Condensed matter Physics",
Ed :Sumathi Rao
Hindustan Book Agency pp 335-358, (2001)
Invited Talk at the The International Conference in memory of
John Bell, Vienna.
in "Quantum (Un)
speakables", Eds R.A.Bertlemann and A.Zeilinger,
Springer-Verlag (Berlin) (2002).
"CP_N Solitons in Quantum Hall Systems"
Invited Plenary Lecture at the International Conference on
GEOMETRY, INTEGRABILITY AND NONLINEARITY IN CONDENSED MATTER
& SOFT CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS held at Bansko, Bulgaria.
Europhys. J. B29, 157-162 (2002)
“ Mathematics and the Real World” Invited Article.
Current Science, vol. 88, pp.360-366, (2005)
“The Story of Nuclear Matter”
Resonance, vol.10, no.10, pp. 8-32, (2005)
“Professor Hans A. Bethe -- A Brief Homage”
Resonance, vol.10, no.10, pp. 3-5, (2005)