Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma

Designation:

Professor and Head

Specialization:

Nuclear Physics

Email:

msharma@thapar.edu

Contact no.: 9592780056

Area: Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Biography:

Present Designation: Professor and Head, SPMS, TIET, Patiala

Academic Qualifications

BSc :1989-1992, DAV College, Kangra, (H.P.)

MSc : 1992-1994, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Ph.D: 1995-1999, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Teaching Experience

Under-graduate: 21 Years

Post Graduate : 15 Years

Research Guidance

Ph.D: Eight completed, two near submission, Eight in progress

MSc: Twenty five completed, two in progress

Visits Abroad for Academic Collaboration & Conferences

  • University of Giessen (Germany) under research invitation under Volks Wagen Foundation Fellowship during May-Aug 1998

  • Niigata University, Japan in March 2010 supported by DST & INSA.

  • [INPC-13] Florence, Italy in June 2013 supported by DST & INSA.

  • Oud St Johns’ Hospital Bruges, Belgium (Nuclear Data ND2016) in Sept. 2016 supported by INSA & PDA.

  • Institute for Nuclear Science & Technique, ISPUN17, Halong City, Vietnam in Sept. 2017 Supported by DST & PDA

Course Undertaken

Nuclear Physics, Electrodynamics, Mathematical Physics,

Engineering Physics, Modern Physics, Nanoscience &

Nanomaterials, Wave Optics, Laser and Fibre Optics, Basic

Electronics, Nuclear Power Engineering, Electrical and Magnetic

Materials, Theory of Relativity etc.

Research Projects Completed

  • One DST Young Scientist Scheme Project (2006)

  • Two UGC Projects (2009 and 2013)

  • One CSIR Major Project (2014)

  • One DST Major Project (2015)

Ongoing

  • CSIR Research Project (Rs. 20 Lacs, for 2015- 2018)

  • DST Major Project (Rs. 17 Lacs, for 2016-2019)

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

Indian Physics Association (IPA)

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Indian Nuclear Society (INS)

Punjab Academy of Sciences (PAS)

Publications

(SCI Research Publications)

  • Analysis of intermediate and light mass fragments from composite systems 26-29Al* formed in 16,18O+10,11B reactions. M. Kaur. B. B Singh and Manoj K Sharma Nuclear Phys. A- Accepted, NPA-D-17-00400

  • Influence of sticking vs non-sticking limits of moment of inertia and higher order deformations in the decay of 214,216Rn* compound systems. Rajni, D. Jain and Manoj K Sharma, Nuclear Phys. A- Accepted NPA-D-17-00397R1

  • Study of cold fusion reactions using collective clusterization approach Gurjit Kaur, Kirandeep Sandhu, Manoj K. Sharma Communication in theoretical physics (CPT)-Accepted

  • Probing the role of Skyrme interactions on the fission dynamics of the 6Li + 238U reaction Ishita Sharma, Raj K sharma, Manoj K sharma Eur. Phys. J. A 53: 140 (2017).

  • Analysis of spontaneous fission in super heavy mass region using the dynamical cluster-decay model Acta Physica Polonica B Gudveen Sawhney, Amandeep Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma 48, 3 (2017).

  • Complete and incomplete fusion dynamics of 6,7Li + 159Tb reactions near the Coulomb barrier Manjeet Singh Gautam, Neha Grover and Manoj K. Sharma Eur. Phys. J. A 53: 12 (2017).

  • Analysis of dynamical behavior of reactions associated with 118,120,122Xe* isotopes Neha Grover, Ishita Sharma, Gurvinder Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma Nuclear Physics A 959, 10-26 (2017).

  • Dynamics of  16,18O induced reactions using Ni, Ge and Mo targets. Rajni, Gurvinder Kaur, and Manoj K. Sharma. Int. J. of Mod. Phys E (IJMPE) vol. 25 no. 11 (2016) 1650091.

  • Competing analysis of α and 2p2n- emission from compound nuclei formed in neutron induced reactions. Amandeep Kaur and Manoj K Sharma, Nucl. Phys. A 954 (2017), 274-288 (2016 online).

  • Properties of fission fragments for Z=112-116 superheavy nuclei.G kaur, K Sandhu, Manoj K Sharma, Phys. Rev. C 94, 014615 (2016).

  • Decay analysis of pre actinide and trans actinide nuclei formed using various projectiles on 197Au target ant ECN=60 MeV. N Grover, G Kaur, Manoj K Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 93, 014603 (2016).

  • Importance of deformations in dynamical evolution of proton halo nuclei. G. Sawhney, R K Gupta and Manoj K Sharma, Acta Physica Polonica B, Vol. 47 No. 3 (2016).

  • Search for halo structure in  37Mg using a Glauber model and
    microscopic relativistic mean-field densities, M K Sharma, R N Panda, Manoj K Sharma, S K Patra, Phys. Rev. C 93, 014322 (2016).

  • Role of Barrier modification and inelastic surface excitations in sub barrier fusion of 32S+94Zr reaction. M.S. Gautam, Rajni, Manoj K. Sharma. Braz. J. of Phys Vol. 46, No. 1, 132 (2016). DOI:10.1007/s13538-015-0377-0

  • Effect of deformations and orientations in 100Sn daughter radioactivity. G sawhney, K Sharma, Manoj K Sharma, R K Gupta. EPJ web of Con. 117, 04013 (2016).

  • Formation and decay analysis of 98,104Cd* isotopes in 40Ca induced reactions. M S Gautam, A Kaur and Manoj K Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 92, 054605 (2015).

  • Decay of 297118 formed in reaction 249Cf+48Ca using dynamical cluster decay model. G Sawhney, A. Kaur, Manoj K Sharma and R K Gupta Phys. Rev. C92, 064303 (2015).

  • Decay of Zr isotopes and related nuclear structure effects using collective clusterization approach. G Kaur, Rajni and Manoj K Sharma, Phys. Scr. T166 (2015) 014013.

  • Decay analysis of compound nuclei with masses A approx 30--200 formed in reactions involving loosely bound projectiles" by M. Kaur, B B Singh, Manoj K. Sharma and Raj K. Gupta. Phys. Rev. C. 92, 024623 (2015).

  • Alpha-decay chains of recoiled superheavy nuclei: A theoretical study. Niyti, G. sawhney, Manoj K. Sharma, R. K. Gupta. Phys. Rev. C 91, 054606 (2015).

  • Fission decay analysis of n-induced reaction using collective clusterization approach. A. Kaur, G. Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma, Nucl. Phys. A 941 (2015) 152-166.

  • Nuclear Structure study of some bubble nuclei in light mass
    region using mean field formalism. M. K. Sharma, R. N. Panda, Manoj K. Sharma, S. K. Patra. Chinese Physics C, Vol. 39, No.6, (2015) 064102.

  • Study of reaction cross section of light mass nuclei using Glauber formalisms. M. K. Sharma, R. N. Panda, Manoj K. Sharma, S. K. Patra. Braz J Phys. 45, 138-146 (2015)

  • Cluster decay analysis and related structure effects of fissionable heavy and superheavy nuclei, Manoj K Sharma and G. Kaur Pramana J. Phys. Vol. 85 No.3 , 431, (2015).

  • Reaction dynamics of 34-38Mg projectiles with carbon target using Glauber model. M K Sharma, R N Panda, Manoj K Sharma, S K Patra, AIP conf. Proc. 1675, 030093 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4929309.

  • Role of energy dependent interaction potential in sub-barrier fusion of 28S+90Zr system. M. S Gautam and Manoj K. Sharma, AIP conf. Proc. 1675, 020052 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4929210.

  • Dynamical decay of 32S and 31P formed in 20Ne+12C and 19F+12C reactions, respectively, at Ecn=60 MeV. B B singh, M. Kaur, Manoj K Sharma and R K Gupta, EPJ web of Conf. 86, 00049 (2015).

  • Fission dynamics of 240Cf formed in 34,36S induced reactions. D. Jain, G. Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma, EPJ web of Conf. 86, 00016 (2015).

  • α-decay chain and associated cluster emission from neutron deficient 237Cf nucleus. Phys. Soc. of Japan (JPS) conf. Proc. 6, 030085 (2015).

  • Deformation and orientation effects in heavy particle radioactivity of Z=115. G. Sawhney, K. Sandhu, Manoj K Sharma, R K Gupta. EPJ web of Conf. 86, 00041 (2015).

  • Role of nuclear deformations and proximity interactions in heavy particle radioactivity. G. Sawhney, K. Sandhu, Manoj K. Sharma, R. K. Gupta. Euro. Phys. J. A 50:175 (2014)

  • Formation and decay of 200Pb* using different incoming channels. Rajni, Raj Kumar and Manoj. K. Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 90, 044604 (2014).

  • Systematic analysis of hot Yb* isotopes using energy density formalism. D. Jain, Manoj K. Sharma, Rajni, R. Kumar, R. K. Gupta. Euro. Phys. J. A 50:155 (2014)

  • Probing Nuclear Matter at the Extremes through application of Dynamical Cluster-decay Model to Superheavy Nuclei. Niyti, Manoj K. Sharma, K.Sandhu, R. K. Gupta. Int. Rev. of Phys. IREPHY, Vol. 8, No. 3, (2014) 86.

  • Fragment mass identification and related aspects in the decay of 40Ca* and 39K* nuclei. Gurvinder Kaur and Manoj K. Sharma Int. J. of Mod. Phys. E vol. 23 No. 10 (2014) 1450063.

  • Decay and related stability aspects of 266Rf nucleus formed in 18O+248Cm reaction. K. Sandhu, Manoj. K. Sharma, A. Kaur, R. K. Gupta. Phys. Rev. C 90, 034610 (2014).

  • Role of rotational energy and deformations in the dynamics of 6Li+90Zr reaction. G. Kaur, N. Grover, K. Sandhu, Manoj K. Sharma. Nuclear Physics A 927 (2014) 232-248.

  • Analysis of fragment distribution and associated effects in 12,13C induced reactions M. Kaur, M K Sharma, Manoj K. Sharma Int. J. Mod. Phys. E, Vol. 23, No. 5 (2014) 1450030

  • Dynamics of light, heavy and super heavy nuclear systems formed in heavy ion collisions Manoj K. Sharma and G. Kaur. Pramana - J. Phys., Vol. 82, No. 5, (2014).

  • Systematics of fusion evaporation in 58Ni+54Fe->112Xe reaction around the Coulomb barrier. M. Kaur and Manoj K Sharma, Euro J. of Phys A,(2014) 50: 61

  • Neutron-halo structure of light nuclei studied with effects of deformations and orientations included. G. Sawhney, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K. Gupta J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 41 (2014) 055101 (13pp)

  • Dynamics of 40,48Ca+238U→278,286112* reactions across the Coulomb barrier using dynamical cluster decay model. K. Sandhu, G. Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma. Nuclear Physics A 921 (2014) 114-130.

  • Decay Mechanism of 290,292114 Superheavy Nuclei Formed in 48Ca-Induced Reactions. Kirandeep Sandhu and Manoj K. Sharma. Braz J Phys (2014) 44: 64-72

  • Study of the decay of 291115* formed in 48Ca+243Am reaction. R. Kumar, Manoj K. Sharma, K. Sandhu and R.K. Gupta. EPJ Web of Conf. 66, 03050 (2014).

  • Extensions of Natural Radioactivity to 4th-Typeand of the Periodic Table to Super-heavy Nuclei: B. B Singh, S Kumar, Manoj K Sharma, S K Patra. J. of Nucl. Phys. MSRA, vol.1 no. 2. 133-143 (2014).

  • Effect of deformation and orientation on interaction barrier and fusion cross-sections using using various proximity potentials. D. Jain. R. Kumar and Manoj K Sharma. Nucl. Phys. A 915 (2013) 106-124.

  • Theoretical study of odd-mass Fr isotopes using the collective clusterization approach of thedynamical cluster-decay model. Gudveen Sawhney, Gurvinder Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma,* and Raj K. Gupta. Phys. Rev. C 88 034603 (2013).

  • Dynamics of 66As* formed in exotic proton halo 8B induced reaction at near barrier energies. G. Kaur, D. Jain, R. Kumar and Manoj K Sharma. Nucl. Phys. A 916 (2013) 260-274.

  • One-neutron and non-compound -nucleus decay contributions in 12C+93Nb reaction at below barrier energies. S. Chopra, M. Bansal, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 88, 014615 (2013).

  • Fusion-evaporation residue and α-decay chains of superheavy element Z=115 formed in 243Am+48Ca reaction using dynamical cluster decay model. R. Kumar, K. Sandhu, Manoj K. Sharma and R.K. Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 87 054610 (2013).

  • Reaction dynamics of Pt* isotopes formed using stable and radioactive Sn beams. Deepika Jain, Raj Kumar, and Manoj K. Sharma, Phys. Rev. C 87 044612 (2013)

  • Decay of 150,158Tb* nuclear systems formed in loosely bound 6Li-induced reactions.
    Gurvinder Kaur and Manoj K. Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 87, 44601 (2013)

  • Fusion-fission and related aspects using collective clusterization approach. Manoj K Sharma,AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 31-36, (2013).

  • Entrance channel effect in the decay of 190Pt* using radioactive Sn beams. D. Jain, R. Kumar & Manoj K Sharma, AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 209-212, (2013).

  • Possible decay mechanism of 220Ra* formed in Carbon induced reaction. M Kaur and Manoj K Sharma, AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 151-154 (2013).

  • Reaction dynamics of halo nuclei in Glauber model using relativistic mean field densities.M.K. Sharma, Manoj K Sharma and S K Patra, AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 186-189, (2013).

  • Stability aspect of superheavy nucleus 296116* formed in 48Ca + 248Cm reaction. K. Sandhu amd Manoj K. Sharma, AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 123-126, (2013).

  • Dynamics of 6Li + 152Sm→ 158Tb* reaction across the Coulomb barrier. G. Kaur and Manoj K. Sharma,AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 155-158, (2013).

  • Sticking versus non-sticking moment of inertia in the 9Be + 232Th reaction. G. Sawhney, R. Kumar, Rajni and Manoj K. Sharma,AIP Conf. Proc. 1524, pp. 174-177, (2013).

  • Effects of deformations and orientations in the fission of the actinide nuclear system 254Fm∗ formed in the 11B + 243Am reaction. Manpreet Kaur, Manoj K Sharma and Raj K Gupta. Phys. Rev. C 86, 064610 (2012).

  • Deformation and orientation effects in the decay of 268Sg∗ formed in a 30Si-induced reaction across the Coulomb barrier. Kirandeep Sandhu, Manoj K Sharma, Raj K Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 86, 064611 (2012).

  • Decay of 241Pu* formed in 9Be+232Th around Coulomb barrier using static and dynamic deformations. Gudveen Sawhney, Raj Kumar and Manoj K Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 86 034613(2012).

  • Dynamical cluster-decay model using various formulations of a proximity potential for compact non-coplanar nuclei: Application to the 64Ni + 100Mo reaction. Manie Bansal, Sahila Chopra, Raj K. Gupta, Raj Kumar, and Manoj K. Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 86, 034604 (2012).

  • Erratum: Systematic study of various proximity potentials in 208Pb-daughter cluster radioactivity. Raj Kumar and Manoj K Sharma, Phys. Rev. C 85, 069904(E) (2012).

  • Decay of 213,217Fr*systems formed in 19F+194,198Pt reactions at Ecm=80-94 MeV. Manoj K Sharma, Shefali kanwar and Raj K GuptaPhys. Rev. C 85, 064602 (2012).

  • Systematic study of various proximity potentials in 208Pb daughter cluster radioactivity. Raj Kumar and Manoj K Sharma, Phys. Rev. C 85, 054612 (2012).

  • Compound and non compound nucleus contributions in evaporation residue cross-sections of 20Ne+181Ta->201Bi* reaction at Ecm=135 MeV and 162 MeV. Gurvinder Kaur and Manoj K Sharma, Nucl. Phys. A, Vol. 884-885, 36-50 (2012).

  • Decay mechanism of 204Po* nucleus formed in 16O and 28Si induced reactions. Manpreet Kaur and Manoj K Sharma. Phys. Rev. C 85, 054605 (2012).

  • Dynamical decay process of 219,220Ra* formed in 10,11B + 209Bi reactions. Gudveen Sawhney and Manoj K Sharma, Eur. Phys. J. A (2012) 48-57.

  • Skyrme forces and the fusion-fission dynamics of the 132Sn + 64Ni → 196Pt∗ reaction. D. Jain, R. Kumar, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K Gupta. Phys. Rev. C 85, 024615 (2012).

  • Fusion-evaporation residue as a dynamical decay process in 48Ca+249Bk->297117* reaction. Kirandeep Sandhu, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 85 024604 (2012).

  • Systematic study of the decay of 118,122Ba* formed in 78,82Kr induced reactions at Elab=5.5 MeV/nucleon, M. Kaur, Raj Kumar and Manoj K. Sharma, Phys. Rev. C85, 014609 (2012).

  • Fusion excitation functions of 132Sn+64Ni reaction using l-summed Wong formula. D. Jain. R. Kumar and Manoj K Sharma. AIP Con. Proc. 1423, 126-129 (2012).

  • Fusion reaction cross-sections using the Wong model within Skyrme energy density based semiclassical extended Thomas Fermi approach. Raj Kumar, Manoj K Sharma and R. K Gupta, Nucl. Phys. A 870-871 (2011) 42-57.

  • Role of higher-multipole deformations in exotic 14C cluster radioactivity, Gudveen Sawhney, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 83, 064610 (2011).

  • Fusion excitation functions of 64Ni + 112-132Sn reactions studied on the dynamical cluster-decay model, Manoj K Sharma, Shefali Kanwar, Gudveen Sawhney, R K Gupta and Walter Greiner, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 38, 055104(2011).

  • The decay of the compound nucleus 215Fr* formed in the 11B + 204Pb and 18O + 197Au reaction channels using the dynamical cluster-decay model, Manoj K Sharma, Gudveen Sawhney, R K Gupta and Walter Greiner, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 38, 105101(2011).

  • Entrance channel independence in the decay of 215Fr* nucleus, Manoj K Sharma, Gudveen Sawhney, Shefali Kanwar and R K Gupta, Modern Physics letters A 25, 2022 (2010)

  • Decay of 176,182,188,196Pt* nuclei using the Dynamical Cluster-Decay Model, Manoj K. Sharma, Shefali Kanwar and Raj K Gupta. AIP Con. Proc. 1265 (2010) 37-40.

  • Cluster radioactivity with effects of deformations and orientations of nuclei included, Sham K. Arun, Raj K. Gupta, Shefali Kanwar, Bir Bikram Singh, & Manoj K. Sharma, Phys. Rev. C80, 034317(2009)

  • Decay of 202Pb formed in 48Ca + 154Sm reaction using the dynamical cluster-decay model, S Kanwar, Manoj K. Sharma, B B Singh, R K. Gupta and W. Greiner, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. E (Nucl. Phys.) Vol. 18, No. 7 (2009) 1-15.

  • 208Pb-daughter cluster radioactivity and the deformations and orientations of nuclei, S K. Arun, R K. Gupta, B B Singh and Manoj K. Sharma,Phys. Rev. C Vol. 79, (2009) 064616.

  • Decay of 246Bk* formed in low-energy 11B + 235U and 14N + 232Th reactions and entrance channel effects using the dynamical cluster-decay model. B B Singh, Manoj K. Sharma, R K. Gupta Physical Review C 77,054613 (2008).

  • Entrance-channel effects in the dynamical cluster decay model for the decay of hot and rotating compound nucleus 48Cr at E*cn ~ 60 MeV. Birbikram Singh, Manoj K. Sharma, Raj K. Gupta, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. E (Nucl. Phys.) Vol. 15, No. 3 (2006) 699-717.

  • -nucleus structure in the fusion-fission and cluster decay modes of 56Ni formed in heavy ion reactions. Manoj K. Sharma, Raj K. Gupta, and W. Scheid. J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 26 L 45 (2000).

  • On the absence of -nucleus structure in two center shell model. R. K. Gupta, Manoj K. Sharma and W. Scheid. J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 25, L 47 (1999).

  • Isotopic dependence of fusion cross-sections - linear relationships. R. K. Puri, Manoj K. Sharma and Raj K. Gupta, Euro. Phys. J. A 3, 277 (1998).

  • Impact parameter dependence of disappearance of flow and in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross-sections. S. Kumar, Manoj K. Sharma, R. K. Puri, K. P. Singh and I. M. Govil, Phys. Rev. C 58, 3494 (1998).

  • Analytical deion of heavy ion potentials for collisions between nuclei of same shell.Manoj K. Sharma, R. K. Puri and R. K. Gupta, Euro. Phys. J. A 2, 69 (1998).API 2

  • Calculated fusion cross-sections for neutron rich colliding nuclei, R. K. Gupta, Manoj K. Sharma and R. K. Puri, II Nuovo Cimento 110 A, 1149 (1997).

  • Fission and cluster decay of 76Sr nucleus in the ground state and formed in heavy-ion reactions. R. K. Gupta, Manoj K. Sharma, S. Singh, C. Beck, Phys. Rev. C 56, 3242 (1997).

  • Spin density contribution to heavy ion potentials using different nucleonic densities.Manoj K. Sharma, H. Kumar, R. K. Puri and R. K. Gupta, Phys. Rev. C 56, 1175 (1997). API 1.5

  • Analytical calculation of fusion barriers and cross-sections for spin-saturated colliding nuclei. Manoj K. Sharma, R. K. Puri and R. K. Gupta, Z. Physik A 359, 141 (1997).

  • Effect of  deformation on the compactness of odd Z super heavy nuclei formed in cold and hot fusion reactions Gurjit, kirandeep sandhu and Manoj K sharma (Accepted:  Nucl. Phys. A).

  • Dynamics of 47V* formed in 20Ne + 27Al reaction in view of fusion-fission and DIC mechanism Neha Grover, Kanishka Sharma and Manoj K Sharma Eur. Phys. J. A (2017) 53: 239

  • Analysis of intermediate and light mass fragments from composite systems 26–29Al* formed in 16,18O +10,11B reactions Mandeep Kaur, Bir Bikram Singh, Manoj K. Sharma, Raj K. Gupta Nucl. Phys. A 969 (2018) 14–29.

  • Fragmentation analysis of α-induced reactions using clusterization approach Amandeep Kaur, Manoj K.Sharma Nucl. Phys. A 969 (2018) 30-44.

  • Fusion dynamics of 30Si+238U reaction using variety of interaction potentials Ishita Sharma Manjeet S. Gautam, Manoj K. Sharma Int. J. of Mod. Phys. E,  26, 11 (2017).

  • Influence of sticking vs non-sticking limits of moment of inertia and higher order deformations in the decay of 214,216Rn*compound systems Rajni Mittal, Deepika Jain, Manoj K. Sharma Nuclear Phys. A 968 (2017) 436–452.

  • Impact of spin-orbit density dependent potential in heavy ion reactions forming Se nuclei Rajni, Deepika Jain, Ishita Sharma and Manoj K Sharma Eur. Phys. J. A (2017) 53: 208.

  • Spontaneous fission and competing ground state decay modes of actinide and transactinide nuclei, Kanishka Sharma, Gudveen Sawhney, and Manoj K. Sharma, Phys. Rev. C 96, 054307 (2017).

  • Effect of deformation and orientation on spin orbit density dependent nuclear Potential Rajni, Raj Kumar and Manoj K Sharma, EPJ Web of Conferences, 163, 00038 (2017).

  • Probing the role of Skyrme interactions on the fission dynamics of the 6Li + 238U reaction Ishita Sharma, Raj K Gupta, Manoj K Sharma Eur. Phys. J. A 53: 140 (2017)

  • Study of Cold Fusion Reactions Using Collective Clusterization Approach Gurjit Kaur, Kirandeep Sandhu and Manoj K. Sharma Comm. in Theo. Phys. 68, 4 (2017).

  • Analysis of spontaneous fission in super heavy mass region using the dynamical cluster-decay model Acta Physica Polonica B Gudveen Sawhney, Amandeep Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma 48, 3 (2017)

  • Analysis of dynamical behavior of reactions associated with 118,120,122Xe* isotopes Neha Grover, Ishita Sharma, Gurvinder Kaur, Manoj K. Sharma Nuclear Physics A 959, 10–26 (2017).

  • Competing analysis of α and 2p2n- emission from compound nuclei formed in neutron induced reactions Amandeep Kaur and Manoj K Sharma Nucl. Phys. A 954 , 274-288 (2017).

Awards and Honours

  • DST Research Fellowship during 1995-1997.

  • DST Young Scientist award in 2003.

  • Executive member of Punjab Academy of Science 2008-2011 and 2015 onwards.

Deion of Research Interests

Theoretical Nuclear Physics: Heavy ion collisions, Fusion-fission dynamics, Cluster radioactivity, Superheavy synthesis, Halo nuclei, incomplete fusion.