Complete List of Publications

International Collaborations (≥ 2000)

  1. 1.Title: Novel Non-perturbative Approaches to Strongly Coupled QCD Matter,
    Funded by: Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
    Duration: 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2023,
    Principal Investigators: Ayan Mukhopadhyay and Giuseppe Policastro.

  2. 2.Title: International Associated Laboratory (LIA) -- Indo-French Collaboration in Theoretical High Energy Physics (IFTHEP),
    Funded by: CNRS, France,
    Duration: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019,
    Coordinators: Rohini Godbole and Fawzi Boudjema.

  3. 3.Title: Indo-French Network on High Energy Physics (INFRE-HEPNET),
    Funded by: Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
    Duration: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018,
    Principal Coordinators: Sudhir Vempati and Fawzi Boudjema.

  4. 4.Title: Extreme QCD in the LHC Era,
    Funded by: Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
    Duration: 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2014,
    Principal Collaborators: R.S. Bhalerao and J.-Y. Ollitrault
    (Project outcome was rated Excellent by the Scientific Council of IFCPAR.)

  5. 5.Title: Hot & Dense Matter in QCD,
    Funded by: Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
    Duration: 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2007,
    Principal Collaborators: Sourendu Gupta and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  6. 6.Title: Quark Gluon Plasma,
    Funded by: Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
    Duration: 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2002,
    Principal Collaborators: R.V. Gavai and J.-P. Blaizot.

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In Refereed Journals


  1. 1.From Moments of the Distribution Function to Hydrodynamics --- the nonconformal case
    e-Print: 2208.02750 [nucl-th]
    S. Jaiswal, J.-P. Blaizot,
    R.S. Bhalerao, Zenan Chen, A. Jaiswal and L. Yan

  2. 2.Bayesian Approach to Long-Range Correlations and Multiplicity Fluctuations in Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions (Highlighted on front page as Editors’ Suggestion)
    e-Print: 2108.03471 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 105, 014907 (2022)
    K.V. Yousefnia, A. Kotibhaskar, R.S. Bhalerao and J.-Y. Ollitrault

  3. 3.Collectivity in Large and Small Systems Formed in Relativistic Collisions
    European Physical Journal (Special Topics) 230, 635 (2021)
    Invited Review Article: special issue on Quark-Gluon Plasma and Heavy-Ion Phenomenology

    R.S. Bhalerao

  4. 4.Primordial Non-Gaussianity in Heavy-Ion Collisions (Highlighted on front page as Editors’ Suggestion)
    Phys. Rev. C 100, 014909 (2019)
    R.S. Bhalerao, G. Giacalone and J.-Y. Ollitrault

  5. 5.Kurtosis of Elliptic Flow Fluctuations (Highlighted on front page as Editors’ Suggestion)
    Phys. Rev. C 99, 014907 (2019)
    R.S. Bhalerao, G. Giacalone and J.-Y. Ollitrault

  6. 6.Thermal Noise in a Boost-Invariant Matter Expansion in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Phys. Rev. C 97, 054902 (2018)
    C. Chattopadhyay, R.S. Bhalerao and S. Pal

  7. 7.Effects of Initial-State Dynamics on Collective Flow within a Coupled Transport and Viscous Hydrodynamics Approach
    Phys. Rev. C 97, 034915 (2018)
    C. Chattopadhyay, R.S. Bhalerao, J.-Y. Ollitrault and S. Pal

  8. 8.Collective Flow in Event-by-Event Partonic Transport plus Hydrodynamics Hybrid Approach
    Phys. Rev. C 92, 014903 (2015)
    R.S. Bhalerao, A. Jaiswal and S. Pal

  9. 9.Principal Component Analysis of Event-by-Event Fluctuations
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 152301 (2015)
    R.S. Bhalerao, J.-Y. Ollitrault, S. Pal and D. Teaney

  10. 10.Characterizing Flow Fluctuations with Moments
    Phys. Lett. B 742, 94 (2015)
    R.S. Bhalerao, J.-Y. Ollitrault and S. Pal

  11. 11.Relativistic Viscous Hydrodynamics for Heavy-Ion Collisions: A Comparison between Chapman-Enskog and Grad methods
    Phys. Rev. C89, 054903 (2014)
    R.S. Bhalerao, A. Jaiswal, S. Pal and V. Sreekanth

  12. 12.Particle Production in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions: A Consistent Hydrodynamic Approach
    Phys. Rev. C88, 044911 (2013)
    R.S. Bhalerao, A. Jaiswal, S. Pal and V. Sreekanth

  13. 13.Event-Plane Correlators
    Phys. Rev. C88, 024909 (2013)
    R.S. Bhalerao, J.-Y. Ollitrault and S. Pal

  14. 14.Complete Relativistic Second-Order Dissipative Hydrodynamics from the Entropy Principle
    Phys. Rev. (Rapid Communications) C87, 021901 (2013)
    A. Jaiswal, R.S. Bhalerao and S. Pal.

  15. 15.New Relativistic Dissipative Fluid Dynamics from Kinetic Theory
    Phys. Lett. B 720, 347 (2013)
    A. Jaiswal, R.S. Bhalerao and S. Pal.

  16. 16.Understanding Anisotropy Generated by Fluctuations in Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Phys. Rev. C84, 054901 (2011)
    R.S. Bhalerao, M. Luzum and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  17. 17.Determining Initial-State Fluctuations from Flow Measurements in Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Phys. Rev. C84, 034910 (2011)
    R.S. Bhalerao, M. Luzum and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  18. 18.Relativistic Diffusion and Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Phys. Rev. C79, 064901 (2009)
    R.S. Bhalerao and Sourendu Gupta.

  19. 19.Aspects of Causal Viscous Hydrodynamics
    Phys. Rev. C77, 014902 (2008)
    R.S. Bhalerao and Sourendu Gupta.

  20. 20.Eccentricity Fluctuations and Elliptic Flow at RHIC
    Phys. Lett. B641, 260 (2006)
    R.S. Bhalerao and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  21. 21.Elliptic Flow and Incomplete Equilibration at RHIC
    Phys. Lett. B627, 49 (2005)
    R.S. Bhalerao, J.-P. Blaizot, N. Borghini and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  22. 22.Strange Stars with a Density-Dependent Bag Parameter
    Phys. Rev. D69, 103001 (2004)
    N. Prasad and R.S. Bhalerao.

  23. 23.Genuine Collective Flow from Lee-Yang Zeroes
    Phys. Lett. B580, 157 (2004)
    R.S. Bhalerao, N. Borghini and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  24. 24.Analysis of Anisotropic Flow with Lee-Yang Zeroes
    Nucl. Phys. A727, 373-426 (2003)
    R.S. Bhalerao, N. Borghini and J.-Y. Ollitrault. 

  25. 25.Fun and Frustration with Quarkonium in a 1+1 Dimension
    Amer. J. of Phys. 69, 817 (2001)
    R.S. Bhalerao and B. Ram.

  26. 26.Is the Polarized Antiquark Sea in the Nucleon Flavor Symmetric?
    Phys. Rev. C63, 025208-1 (2001)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  27. 27.Production and Equilibration of the Quark-Gluon Plasma with Chromoelectric Field and Minijets
    Phys. Rev. C61, 054907 (2000)
    R.S. Bhalerao and G.C. Nayak.

  28. 28.Model for Polarized and Unpolarized Parton Density Functions in the Nucleon
    Phys. Lett. B476, 285 (2000)
    R.S. Bhalerao, N.G. Kelkar and B. Ram.

  29. 29.Using Drell-Yan Processes to Probe Nucleon and Meson Structure Functions
    Phys. Rev. D57, 3065 (1998)
    R.S. Bhalerao and J.T. Londergan.

  30. 30.New Source Term for QGP Formation in the Background-Field Model
    Phys. Lett. B409, 38 (1997)
    R.S. Bhalerao and V. Ravishankar.

  31. 31.Apparent and Actual Shifts in Mass and Width of the φ Mesons Produced in Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Mod. Phys. Lett. A12, 127 (1997)
    R.S. Bhalerao and S.K. Gupta.

  32. 32.Statistical Model for the Nucleon Structure Functions
    Phys. Lett. B380, 1 (1996); errata B387, 881 (1996)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  33. 33.Haldane Exclusion Statistics and the Boltzmann Equation
    J. of Stat. Phys. 82, 1659 (1996)
    R.K. Bhaduri, R.S. Bhalerao and M.V.N. Murthy.

  34. 34.Collective Dipole Oscillations in Atomic Nuclei and Small Metal Particles
    Pramana – J. of Phys. 40, 311 (1993)
    R.S. Bhalerao and M. Barma.

  35. 35.Effective Lagrangian for a Strong Color-Electric Field inside a Flux Tube with Quark Confinement
    Phys. Rev. D46, 5168 (1992)
    C.S. Warke and R.S. Bhalerao.

  36. 36.Field Localization and Particle Confinement Effects on Pair Creation by Schwinger’s Mechanism
    Pramana – J. of Phys. 38, 37 (1992)
    C.S. Warke and R.S. Bhalerao.

  37. 37.Semiclassical Two- and Three-Anyon Partition Functions
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 523 (1991)
    R.K. Bhaduri, R.S. Bhalerao, A. Khare, J. Law and M.V.N. Murthy.

  38. 38.Condensation Energy of the Nambu–Jona-Lasinio Vacuum and the MIT Bag Constant
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. A6, 501 (1991)
    S. Li, R.S. Bhalerao and R.K. Bhaduri.

  39. 39.Solitary Waves in a Class of Sine-Gordon-type Equations
    Physica D40, 353 (1989)
    R.S. Bhalerao, R.K. Bhaduri and C.S. Warke.

  40. 40.Equilibration of the Quark-Gluon Plasma Produced in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions
    Phys. Lett. B224, 16 (1989)
    B. Banerjee, R.S. Bhalerao and V. Ravishankar.

  41. 41.Bethe-Salpeter-Equivalent Covariant Three-Dimensional Equation in an Infinite- Momentum Frame
    Mod. Phys. Lett. A3, 1569 (1988)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  42. 42.Exact Three-Dimensional Reduction of the Bethe-Salpeter Equation with a Confining Potential
    Phys. Lett. B203, 150 (1988)
    R.S. Bhalerao and B. Ram.

  43. 43.Polarization in πN → ηN and πN Phase-Shift Analyses
    Phys. Rev. C35, 1592 (1987)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  44. 44.“Exact” Relativistic Theory of Two-Body Bound-State Wave Functions
    Phys. Rev. C34, 1920 (1986); errata C36, 467 (1987)
    R.S. Bhalerao and C.S. Warke.

  45. 45.Pion-Induced Pion Production on the Deuteron
    Phys. Rev. C33, 655 (1986)
    with J. Lichtenstadt et al.

  46. 46.Off-Shell Model for Threshold Pionic η Production on a Nucleon and for ηN Scattering
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 54, 865 (1985)
    R.S. Bhalerao and L.C. Liu.

  47. 47.Comparison of Approximate Chiral-Dynamical πN → ππN Models Used in A(π, 2π) Calculations
    Phys. Rev. C30, 224 (1984)
    R.S. Bhalerao and L.C. Liu.

  48. 48.Noninstantaneous Approximation to the Bethe-Salpeter Equation
    Phys. Rev. C28, 383 (1983)
    R.S. Bhalerao and S.A. Gurvitz.

  49. 49.Polarization of Recoil Deuteron in ed Elastic Scattering at Medium Energies
    Nucl. Phys. A389, 557 (1982)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  50. 50.Relativistic Effects in the Magnetic Structure Function of the Deuteron
    Phys. Rev. (Rapid Communications) C24, 2773 (1981)
    R.S. Bhalerao and S.A. Gurvitz.

  51. 51.Relativistic Effects in Deuteron Form Factors at Large q2
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1815 (1981)
    R.S. Bhalerao and S.A. Gurvitz.

  52. 52.S-Wave Repulsion in the Pion-Nucleus Optical Potential and the Subthreshold Pion-Nucleon
    T-Matrix

    Phys. Rev. C23, 2198 (1981)
    R.S. Bhalerao and C.M. Shakin.

  53. 53.Theoretical Models for the Calculation of the Reaction π + d → p + p in the Resonance Region
    Nuovo Cimento A56, 502 (1980)
    R.S. Bhalerao, L.C. Liu and C.M. Shakin.

  54. 54.Self-Energy of the the ∆-Resonance in Finite Nuclei and Fermi Broadening
    Phys. Rev. C21, 2103 (1980)
    R.S. Bhalerao, L.C. Liu and C.M. Shakin.

  55. 55.Systematic Features of the Pion-Nucleus Interactions
    Phys. Rev. C21, 1903 (1980)
    R.S. Bhalerao, L.C. Liu and C.M. Shakin.

  56. 56.Bound-Pion Absorption Followed by Emission of Two Nucleons
    Nucl. Phys. A298, 367 (1978)
    R.S. Bhalerao and Y.R. Waghmare.

  57. 57.Hartree-Fock Charge Distributions for 1p-shell Nuclei
    Prog. Theor. Phys. (Japan) 56, 1497 (1976)
    R.S. Bhalerao and A.T. Dhavale.

  58. 58.+,p) Reaction on 12C
    Pramana – J. of Phys. 5, 154 (1975)
    R.S. Bhalerao and Y.R. Waghmare.


                   Some Conference Proceedings  (published in journals)

  59. 59.Relating Eccentricity Fluctuations to Density Fluctuations in Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Acta Phys. Polon. B50, 1165-1176 (2019)
    R.S. Bhalerao, G. Giacalone, P. Guerrero-Rodríguez, M. Luzum, C. Marquet, J.-Y. Ollitrault

  60. 60.Boltzmann Equation with a Nonlocal Collision Term and the Resultant Dissipative Fluid Dynamics
    J. of Physics: Conf. Ser. 422, 012003 (2013)
    A. Jaiswal, R.S. Bhalerao and S. Pal.

  61. 61.New Flow Observables
    J. of Phys. G38, 124055 (2011)
    R.S. Bhalerao, M. Luzum and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  62. 62.Transport Properties of the Fluid Produced at Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider
    Pramana 75, 247 (2010)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  63. 63.Anisotropic Flow from Lee-Yang Zeroes: A Practical Guide
    J. Phys. G30, S1213 (2004)
    N. Borghini, R.S. Bhalerao and J.-Y. Ollitrault.

  64. 64.Collective Flow in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Pramana 61, 1021 (2003)
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  65. 65.Is the Polarized Antiquark Sea in the Nucleon Flavor Symmetric?
    Nucl. Phys. A680, 62c (2001)
    R.S. Bhalerao.


Articles in Books

  1. 66.Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Invited contribution in CERN Yellow Report (CERN-2014-001) and KEK Report (KEK-Proceedings-2013-8), edited by K. Kawagoe and M. Mulders, 2014, p. 219-240, based on invited lectures given at the 1st CERN Asia-Europe-Pacific School of High-Energy Physics, Fukuoka, Japan, 14-27 October 2012, DOI
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  2. 67.Heavy Ions at LHC: A Quest for Quark-Gluon Plasma
    Invited review article in Physics at the Large Hadron Collider, A Platinum Jubilee Special Issue brought out by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), edited by A. Datta, B. Mukhopadhyaya and A. Raychaudhuri, Springer Publications, 2009, p. 105
    R.S. Bhalerao and R.V. Gavai.

  3. 68.Radial Flow, Anisotropic Flow and Relativistic Hydrodynamics for the Beginners
    Invited contribution based on the 7 lectures given in December 2006 at the SERC School on Nuclear Physics Quark-Gluon Plasma and Hadron Physics, IOP, Bhubaneswar, edited by P.K. Sahu and Y.P. Viyogi, Narosa Publications, New Delhi, 2009, p. 207
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  4. 69.Resonances in Small Fermi Systems
    Invited contribution in Correlations in Clusters and Related Systems (New Perspectives on the Many-Body Problem), edited by J.-P. Connerade, World Scientific Publ. Co., Singapore, 1996, p. 17
    M. Barma and R.S. Bhalerao.

  5. 70.Nucleon Structure Information from Lepton-Nucleon Collisions
    Invited contribution in Nuclear Physics: Challenges and Opportunities, edited by B.K. Jain and M.G. Betigeri, published by Indian Physics Association, 1995, p. 216
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  6. 71.Formal Theory of Nuclear Scattering and Reactions
    Invited contribution in Nuclear Reactions, edited by R. Singh and S.N. Mukherjee, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi, 1995
    R.S. Bhalerao.

  7. 72.Dipole Resonance Systematics in Metal Particles and Atomic Nuclei
    Invited contribution in Physics and Chemistry of Finite Systems, vol. II, p. 881, edited by P. Jena et al., NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1992
    M. Barma and R.S. Bhalerao.

  8. 73.A New Approach to the Relativistic Two-Body Problem
    Invited contribution in Developments in Theoretical Physics, edited by S.M. Roy, V.C. Sahni and M. Barma, Oxford and IBH Publ. Co., New Delhi, 1989, p. 136
    R.S. Bhalerao.


Edited Volumes

  1. 74.Mesons and Quarks
    Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Workshop, Mumbai, Narosa Publ. House, New Delhi, 2004
    A.B. Santra, S. Kailas and R.S. Bhalerao (Editors).

  2. 75.Role of Quark Matter in Physics and Astrophysics
    Proceedings of the National Workshop, TIFR, Mumbai, April 1992
    R.S. Bhalerao and R.V. Gavai (Editors).


Popular Articles

  1. 76.Chindhu Sona Warke (1931-2020) (obituary)
    Current Science, Vol. 121, Issue 01, p. 0165, 10 July 2021
    R.S. Bhalerao, Sandhya Devi and B. Sriram Shastry

  2. 77.Carl M. Shakin (obituary)
    Physics Today, 20 April 2016, DOI
    L.C. Liu and R.S. Bhalerao

  3. 78.Matter at Extreme Temperatures or Densities
    Horizon – Journal of Physics (Guwahati University) 3, 14 (2013)
    R.S. Bhalerao

  4. 79.The Big Bang and the Little Bang
    Prayas – Students’ Journal of Physics 4, 131 (2010)
    Published by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers
    R.S. Bhalerao

  5. 80.Brownian Motion
    in A Revolution in Physics: Einstein’s Discoveries of 1905 Made Simple
    TIFR Publication, November 2004, e-print arXiv: physics/0412132
    R.S. Bhalerao