Repeated yield drop phenomenon: a temporal dissipative structure G Ananthakrishna, MC Valsakumar Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 15 (12), L171, 1982 | 100 | 1982 |

The role of minor alloying elements on the stability and dispersion of yttria nanoclusters in nanostructured ferritic alloys: An ab initio study D Murali, BK Panigrahi, MC Valsakumar, S Chandra, CS Sundar, B Raj Journal of Nuclear Materials 403 (1-3), 113-116, 2010 | 89 | 2010 |

A fundamental constraint on quantum mechanical diffusion coefficients H Dekker, MC Valsakumar Physics Letters A 104 (2), 67-71, 1984 | 86 | 1984 |

Phase Stability and Thermoelectric Properties of the Mineral FeS_{2}: An Ab Initio StudyVK Gudelli, V Kanchana, S Appalakondaiah, G Vaitheeswaran, ... The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (41), 21120-21131, 2013 | 76 | 2013 |

Normal and superconducting states of MgCNi 3 upon Fe and Co substitution and external pressure TG Kumary, J Janaki, A Mani, SM Jaya, VS Sastry, Y Hariharan, ... Physical Review B 66 (6), 064510, 2002 | 67 | 2002 |

Crystal structure and disorder in solid C 70 MC Valsakumar, N Subramanian, M Yousuf, PC Sahu, Y Hariharan, ... Physical Review B 48 (12), 9080, 1993 | 66 | 1993 |

Diffusion of Y and Ti/Zr in bcc iron: A first principles study D Murali, BK Panigrahi, MC Valsakumar, CS Sundar Journal of Nuclear Materials 419 (1-3), 208-212, 2011 | 60 | 2011 |

Temperature dependent structural properties and bending rigidity of pristine and defective hexagonal boron nitride S Thomas, KM Ajith, S Chandra, MC Valsakumar Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 27 (31), 315302, 2015 | 55 | 2015 |

Bound pairs: Direct evidence for long-range attraction between like-charged colloids BVR Tata, PS Mohanty, MC Valsakumar Solid State Communications 147 (9-10), 360-365, 2008 | 54 | 2008 |

Nambu mechanics and its quantization D Sahoo, MC Valsakumar Physical review A 46 (7), 4410, 1992 | 52 | 1992 |

Soft modes and negative thermal expansion in Zn (C N) 2 from Raman spectroscopy and first-principles calculations TR Ravindran, AK Arora, S Chandra, MC Valsakumar, NVC Shekar Physical Review B 76 (5), 054302, 2007 | 47 | 2007 |

Directional anisotropy, finite size effect and elastic properties of hexagonal boron nitride S Thomas, KM Ajith, MC Valsakumar Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 28 (29), 295302, 2016 | 46 | 2016 |

Synthesis, characterization and low temperature studies of iron chalcogenide superconductors J Janaki, TG Kumary, A Mani, S Kalavathi, GVR Reddy, GVN Rao, ... Journal of alloys and compounds 486 (1-2), 37-41, 2009 | 39 | 2009 |

First-principles calculation of phase equilibrium of V-Nb, V-Ta, and Nb-Ta alloys C Ravi, BK Panigrahi, MC Valsakumar, A van de Walle Physical Review B 85 (5), 054202, 2012 | 38 | 2012 |

On the linearization of nonlinear Langevin-type stochastic differential equations MC Valsakumar, KPN Murthy, G Ananthakrishna Journal of statistical physics 30 (3), 617-631, 1983 | 38 | 1983 |

Superconducting Fe1+ δSe1− xTex thin films: growth, characterization and properties TG Kumary, DK Baisnab, J Janaki, A Mani, AT Satya, RM Sarguna, ... Superconductor Science and Technology 22 (9), 095018, 2009 | 37 | 2009 |

Thermoelectric properties of marcasite and pyrite FeX 2 (X= Se, Te): a first principle study VK Gudelli, V Kanchana, G Vaitheeswaran, MC Valsakumar, SD Mahanti Rsc Advances 4 (19), 9424-9431, 2014 | 36 | 2014 |

Effect of strong phonon–phonon coupling on the temperature dependent structural stability and frequency shift of 2D hexagonal boron nitride P Anees, MC Valsakumar, BK Panigrahi Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (4), 2672-2681, 2016 | 32 | 2016 |

Gauge theory of defects in the elastic continuum MC Valsakumar, D Sahoo Bulletin of Materials Science 10 (1), 3-44, 1988 | 32 | 1988 |

Assessment of the mechanical properties of monolayer graphene using the energy and strain-fluctuation methods S Thomas, KM Ajith, SU Lee, MC Valsakumar RSC advances 8 (48), 27283-27292, 2018 | 31 | 2018 |