Surendra K. Saxena

Professor and Director
Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions
College of Engineering & Computing, Florida International University,

Fields of interest:

  • thermodynamics, 
  • databases, 
  • Earth's interior,
  • mantle and core

Recent publications:

L. George, V. Drozd, S.K. Saxena: 
Structural Phase Transitions of M(BH4)2 under Pressure,
J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 113, (2009), pp. 486-492

S. R. Kulkarni, M. Merlini, N. Pathak, S. K. Saxena, G. Artioli, S. Amini, M. W.
Thermal expansion and stability of Ti2SC in air and inert atmospheres, 
J. Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 469, (2009), pp. 395-400

F.X. Zhang, J.W. Wang, J. Lian, U. Becker, R.C. Ewing, S. Saxena, J.Z. Hu: 
Pressure-induced splitting and and buckling of CuO chains in low-dimensional compound
Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 129, (2007), pp. 13923

F.X Zhang, B. Manoun, S.Saxena: 
Structural behavior in Bi-Sr-O system at high pressures, 
J.Solid State Chem., Vol. 179, (2006), pp. 544-550

W. Orellana, G. Gutičrrez, E. Menčndez-Proupin, J. Rogan, G. Garcěa , B. Manoun , S. Saxena: 
Ab–initio study of Ti 3 Si 0.5 Ge 0.5 C 2 under pressure,
J. Phys. Chem. Solids, Vol. 67, (2006), pp. 2149-2153

A. K. Singh, A. Jain, H. P. Liermann, S. K. Saxena: 
Strength of iron under pressure up to 55 GPa from x-ray diffraction line-width
J. Phys. Chem. Solids, Vol. 67, (2005), pp. 2197-2202

Bouchaib Manoun, Brahim El Bali, Surendra K. Saxena and Revansidha P. Gulve: 
High-pressure studies of SrNi3(P2O7)2 pyrophosphate by Raman spectroscopy,
Journal of Molecular Structure, Vol. 794, (2006), pp. 334-340

A. K. Singh, H. P. Liermann, S. K. Saxena, H. K. Mao and S. Usha Devi: 
Nonhydrostatic compression of gold powder to 60 GPa in a diamond anvil cell: Estimation of compressive strength from x-ray diffraction
J. Cond. Matter Phys., Vol. 25, (2006), pp.969-978

S. Ghose, M. Krisch, A.R. Oganov, A. Beraud, A. Bossak, R. Gulve, R. Seelaboyina, H. Yang and S.K. Saxena: 
Lattice dynamics of MgO at high pressure: theory and experiment, 
Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 96 , (2006), pp. 035507