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Atreyee Banerjee, Manoj Kumar Nandi, Srikanth Sastry, Sarika Maitra Bhattacharyya, Determination of onset temperature from the entropy for fragile to strong liquids.arXiv: 1705. 10139[cond-mat.soft]

 H. A. Vinutha, Srikanth Sastry, Force networks and jamming in shear deformed packings. arXiv:1705.10109[cond-mat.soft]

Anshul D. S. Parmar, Pallabi Kundu, Srikanth Sastry, Density dependence of relaxation dynamics in glass formers, and the dependence of their fragility on the softness of inter-particle interactions, Journal of Chemical Sciences (2017): 1-11.

Anshul D. S. Parmar, Shiladitya Sengupta, Srikanth Sastry, Length scale dependence of the Stokes-Einstein and Adam-Gibbs relations in model glass formers. Phys. Rev. Lett. 119,056001 (2017)

Indrajit Tah, Shiladitya Sengupta, Srikanth Sastry, Chandan Dasgupta, Smarajit Karmakar, Glass transition in supercooled liquids with medium range crystalline order, arXiv:1705.09532[cond-mat.soft]

Premkumar Leishangthem , Anshul D. S. Parmar and Srikanth Sastry, The yelding transition in amorphous solids under oscillatory shear deformation, Nature Communications 14653(2017)


H. A. Vinutha and Srikanth Sastry, Disentangling the role of structure and friction in shear jamming, Nature Physics 12 578-583 (2016)


Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta, Srikanth Sastry, Length scales in glass-forming liquids and related systems: a review, Reports on Progress in Physics 79 (1), 016601(2015).

HGE Hentschel, Prabhat K Jaiswal, Itamar Procaccia, Srikanth Sastry Stochastic approach to plasticity and yield in amorphous solids, Phys. Rev. E. 92, 062302 (2015).

Manoj Kumar Nandi, Atreyee Banerjee, Shiladitya Sengupta, Srikanth Sastry, Sarika Maitra Bhattacharyya Unraveling the success and failure of mode coupling theory from consideration of entropy, J. chem. phys. 143, 17 (2015).

Anshul D.S. Parmar, Srikanth Sastry, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Fragilities of Square Well Fluids with Tunable Barriers to Bond Breaking, J.Phys.Chem. B, 119(34) (2015).

M. Maiti, H. A. Vinutha, Srikanth Sastry and Claus Heussinger, Free volume under shear, J. Chem. Phys. 143, 144502 (2015).


Atreyee Banerjee, Shiladitya Sengupta, Srikanth Sastry, and Sarika Maitra Bhattacharyya, Role of Structure and Entropy in Determining Differences in Dynamics for Glass Formers with Different Interaction Potentials, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 225701 (2014).

Vishwas V. Vasisht, Shiladitya Sengpta, John Mathew, Srikanth Sastry, Nesting of thermodynamic, structural and dynamic anolmalies in liquid silicon, J.Chem.Phys, 141, 124501 (2014).

Davide Fiocco, Giuseppe Foffi, Srikanth Sastry, Encoding of Memory in Sheared Amorphous Solids. Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 025702 (2014).

Shiladitya Sengupta, Vishwas V. Vasisht and Srikanth Sastry, Diffusivity anomaly in the modified Stillinger-Weber liquid J. Chem. Phys. 140, 044503 (2014).

F. Verrato, et al., Aggregation dynamics, structure, and mechanical properties of bigels, Soft Matter , 10.1039/C3SM52558A(2014).

M.Maiti, S.Sastry, Free volume distribution of nearly jammed hard spheres, J.Chem.Phys(2014) 141.

Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta, Srikanth Sastry, Growing Length Scales and their Relation to Time Scales in Glass-forming Liquids, Annu. Rev. Condens. Matter Phys.2014, 10.1146/annurev-conmatphys-031113-133848.


Shiladitya Sengupta, Thomas B Schroder, Srikanth Sastry. "Implication of the density-temperature scaling for the fragility in the Kob-Andersen Model " E.P.J. 36, 141 (2013),

 Davide Fiocco, Giuseppe Foffi, Srikanth Sastry, Oscillatory athermal quasi-static deformation of a model glass, Phys. Rev. E. 88, 020301(R) (2013 )

Shiladitya Sengupta, Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta and Srikanth Sastry, Breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein Relation in Two, Three, and Four Dimensions, J. Chem. Phys. 138, 12A548 (2013).

Francis W. Starr, Jack F. Douglas, Srikanth Sastry, The Relationship of Dynamical Heterogeneity to the Adam-Gibbs and Random First-Order Transition Theories of Glass Formation, J. Chem. Phys., 138, 12A541 (2013).

Vishwas V Vasisht and Srikanth Sastry, Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Supercooled Silicon, (Review Article) Adv. Chem. Phys. vol. 152, p. 463 (2013).

Moumita Maiti, Arun Lakshminarayanan and Srikanth Sastry, Characterization of void space in polydisperse sphere packings: Applications to hard-sphere packings and to protein structure analysis, Eur. Phys. J. E, 36, 5 (2013)



  Shiladitya Sengupta, Filipe Vasconcelos, Frederic Affouard and Srikanth Sastry, Dependence of the fragility of a glass former on the softness of interparticle interactions, J. Chem. Phys., 135, 194503(2011)

Vishwas V. Vasisht, Shibu Saw and Srikanth Sastry, Liquid-liquid critical point in supercolled silicon, Nature physics, 7, 549(2011).

Shibu Saw, Niels L. Ellegard, Walter Kob and Srikanth Satry, computer simulation study of the phase behavior and structural relaxation in  a Gel- former modeled by three-body interactions, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 164506(2011).


Srikanth Satry, Illuminating liquid polymorphism in silicon(Commentary) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci(US), 107, 17063(2010).

S. V. Buldyrev, P. Kumar, S. sastry, H. E. Stanley and S. Weiner, hydrophobic collapse and cold denaturation in the Jagla model of water [Proc. Lousanne CECAM Conference] J, Phys. Condensed Matter, 22, 284109 (2010) .

Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta and Srikanth sastry, Analysis of dynamic Heterogeneity in  a glass former from the specia correlations of mobility, Phys. Rev. Lett., 105, 015701 (2010).

Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta and Srikanth Sastry, Comment on "scaling analysis of dynamic heterogeneity in a supercooled Lennerd-Jones liquid" Phys. Rev. Lett.,  105, 019801(2010).  

M. Maiti, M. Rao and Srikanth Sastry, Competetion between folding and aggregation in  a model for protein solutions, Eur. Phys. J. E. 32, 217-221(2010).

Pinaki Chaudhuri, Ludovic Berthier and Srikanth Sastry, Jammimg transitions in amorphous packings of frictionless spheres occur over a continuous range of volume fractions, Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 165701 (2010).


Smarajit Karmakar, Chandan Dasgupta and Srikanth Sastry, growing length and time scales in glass forming liquids, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (US), 106, 3675, (2009).

N. Jkaes, A. Pasturel, S. Sastry, C. A. Angell, Response to "Comment on 'Dynamic Aspects of the liquid-liquid phase transformation in silicon'[J. Chem. Phys.,130, 247102 (2009)]" .

Shibu Saw, Niels L. Ellegaard, Walter Kob, Srikanth Sastry, Structural realaxation of a gel modeled by three body interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 248305 (2009).




Srikanth Sastry,Emilia La Nave and Francesco sciortino, "Maximum valency lattice gas models" J. Stat. Mech., P12010,2006. cond-mat/0609388.

V Valeria, Molinero, Srikanth Sastry, Austen Angel"Tuning of tetrahedrality in a silicon potential yields a series of  monatomic(metal-like) glass formers of very high fragility" Phys. Rev. Lett.,97, 075701, 2006. cond-mat/0510292 .

S. S. Ashwin, Gautam I. Menon, Srikanth Sastry "The glass transition and liquid-gas spinodal boundaries of metastabe liquids" Eueophys. Lett. 75(6), 922, 2006. cond-mat/0512728.

P. Kumar, L. Xu, Z. Yan, M. G. Mazza, S. V. Buldyrev,S. H. Chen, S. Sastry, H. E. Stanley "Glass transition in biomolecules and the liquid-liquid critical point of water" Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 177802, 2006. cond-mat/0603557.  

Emilia La Nave, Srikanth Sastry, Francesco Sciortino "Investigation of the relation between local diffusivity and local inherent structure in the Kob-Andersen Lennard Jones model" Phys. Rev. E. 74, 050501, 2006. cond-mat/0603557.

Deepak Sinha, Srikanth Sastry, G. V. Shivashankar "Probing mRNA conformational heterogeneity using single molecule fluorescence anisotropy" Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 103901, 2006.



  S. Sastry "Numerical test of Stillinger's argument concerning the Kauzmann paradox" J. Phys. Chem. B., 108(51), 19698-19702(2004)

S. S. Ashwin, Y. Brumer, D. R. Reichman and Srikanth Sastry"The relationship between mechanical and dynamical propeties of glass forming liquids" J. Phys. Chem. B., 108(51), 19703-19710(2004).

S. S. Ashwin, Umesh V. Waghmare and Srikanth Sastry "Metal to non-metal transition in supercooled liquid silicon" Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 175701(2004).




Srikanth Sastry, Nivedita Deo, Silvio Franz "Spectral Statistics of instantaneous normal modes in liquids and random matrices" Phys. Rev. E, 64, 016305 (2011)

Srikanth Sastry, "The relationship between fragility, configurational entropy and the potential energy landscape of glass forming liquids" Nature 409, 164(2001).

Francis W. Starr, Srikanth Sastry, Emilia La Nave, Antonio Scala, H. Eugene Stanley, Francesco Sciortino, "Thermodynamic and structural aspects of potential energy surface of simulated water" Phys. Rev. E 63, 041201(2001).


Srikanth Sastry "Onset temperature of slow dynamics in glass forming liquids" PhysChemComm, 14(2000).

Srikanth Sastry, "Liquid limits: the glass transition and liquid-gas spinodal boundaries of metastable liquids" Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 590(2000).

Thomas B. Schroder, Srikanth sastry, Jeppe. C. Dyre, Sharon C. Glotzer "Crossover to potential energy landscape dominated dynamics in a model glass-forming liquid" J. Chem. Phys. 112, 9834(2000).



T. M. Truskett, S. Torquato, Srikatn Sastry, P. G. Debenedetti, F. H. Stillinger"A structural precursor to freezing in the hard-disk and hard-sphere system" Phys. Rev. E. 58, 3083, (1998) .

Srikanth Sastry, T. M. Truskett, P. G. Debenedetti, S. Torquato, F. H. Stillinger "Free Volume in hard-spheres" Molecular Physics, 1998, VOL. 95, No. 2,289-297(1998)

L. P. N. Rebelo, P. G. Debenedetti, Srikanth Sastry,"Singularity-free interpretetaion of the thermodynamics of supercooled water. ii. thermal and volumetric behaviour" J. Chem. Phys. 109, 626(1998)   

F. H. Stillinger, P. G. Debenedetti, Srikanth Sastry "Resolving vibrational and inherent structure contributions to isothernal compressibility" J. Chem. Phys. 109, 3983, (1998).

Srikanth Sastry, P. G. Debenedetti, F. H. Stillinger "Signature of distinct dynamical regimes in the energy landscape of a glass forming liquid" Nature 393, 554(1998).


 Srikanth Sastry, D. S. Corti, P. G. Debenedetti, F. H. Stillinger, "Statistical geometry of particle Packings: I. Algorithm for exact determination of connectivity, volume and surface areas of void space in mono and poly disperse sphere packings" Phys. Rev. E. 56, 5524, (1997)

 Srikanth Sastry, P. G. Debenedetti, F. H. Stiilinger, "Staistical geometry of particle packings:II. Weak spots in liquids" Phys. Rev. E. 56, 5533, (1997)

D. S. Corti, P. G. Debenedetti, Srikanth Sastry, F. H. Stillinger, "Constraints, metastability and inherent structures in liquids" Phys. Rev. E. 55, 5522, (1997).

Srikanth Sastry, R. E. Carson, "Multilodality Bayesian algorithm for image reconstruction in positron emission tomography: a tissue composition model" IEEE Trans. Med. Imag. 16, 750-761(1997)).


Srikanth Sastry "Lyapunov spectra, instantaneous normal mode spectra and relaxation in the Lennard-Jones liquid" Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3738(1996).

Srikanth Sastry, P. G. Debenedetti, F. Sciortino, H. E. Stanley, "Singularity free interpretation of the thermdynamics of supercooled water" Phys. Rev. E. 53, 6144. (1996).

B. Stosic, Srikanth Sastry, D. Kosti, S. Milosevic, H. E. Stanley, "Geometric criteria for phase transitions: The Ising model with nearest and next-nearest neighbor interactions" Physica A 232, 349 (1996).



A. Chakravarti, P. G. Debenedetti, Srikanth Sastry, S-D Yeo, "Thermal expansions and stability limits of generalized Van Der Waals fluids" J. Phys. Chem. 98, 6876, (1994).

Srikanth Sastry, H. E. Stanley, F. Sciortino, "Low frequency depolarized Raman Spectra in water: Results from normal mode analysis" J. Chem. Phys. 100, 388191994) .

F. Sciortino, Srikanth Sastry, "Sound propagation in liquid water: The puzzle continues" J. Chem. Phys. 100, 3881(1994).





  • Ashwin S. S. and Srikanth Sastry ``Low temperature behaviour of the Kob-Andersen binary mixture'', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15, S1253 (2003).
  • Srikanth Sastry ``Onset of slow dynamics in supercooled liquid silicon'', Proceedings of APCTP International Symposium on Slow Dynamical Processes in Nature, Seoul, 2001, Physica A 315, 267 (2002).
  • Srikanth Sastry, ``Fragility, Configurational Entropy and the Energy Landscape of Glass Forming Liquids'', pp. 589 - 601 in V. V. Brazhkin. S. V. Buldyrev, V. N. Ryzhov, and H. E. Stanley [eds], New Kinds of Phase Transitions: Transformations in Disordered Substances [Proc. NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Volga River] (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2002).
  • Srikanth Sastry, ``Inherent Structure Approach to the Study of Glass Forming Liquids'', Proceedings of Slow Dynamics and Freezing in Condensed Matter Systems, J. Nehru University, 2000, Phase Transitions 75, pp. 507-517 (2002).
  • Srikanth Sastry, ``Evaluation of configurational entropy of a model liquid from computer simulations'', Proceedings of  Unifying Concepts in Glass Physics, Trieste, 1999, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 12, 6515 (2000) .
  • Francis W. Starr, Srikanth Sastry, Francesco Sciortino and H. E. Stanley, ``Supercooled Water: Dynamics, Structure and Thermodynamics'', Proceedings of the DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 1999 (Universities Press) Solid State Physics (India) 42, 77 (1999).
  • S. Sastry, P. G. Debenedetti, F. H. Stillinger, Thomas B. Schroder, Jeppe C. Dyre, and Sharon C. Glotzer, ``Potential Energy Landscape Signatures of Slow Dynamics in Glass Forming Liquids'', Proceedings of Statphys -- Calcutta III, Physica A, 270, 301, (1999).
  • H. E. Stanley, S. T. Harrington, P. H. Poole, S. Sastry, F. Sciortino, and F. W. Starr, ``Cooperative Molecular Motions inWater'' [Proc. 1996 Kyoto YKIS Conf.], Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl. 126, 201-206 (1997).
  • H. E. Stanley, L. Cruz, S. T. Harrington, P. H. Poole, S. Sastry,F. Sciortino, F. W. Starr, and R. Zhang, ``Cooperative Molecular Motions in Water: The Liquid-Liquid Critical Point Hypothesis'' [Proc.International Conf. on ``Complex Fluids''] Physica A 236,19 (1997).
  • S. Sastry, J. W. VanMeter and R. E. Carson, ``Multimodality BayesianAlgorithm for Image Reconstruction in Positron Emission Tomography''Conference Record of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, 1995.
  • S. Sastry, J. W. VanMeter and R. E. Carson, ``Multimodality Bayesian Algorithm for Image Reconstruction in Positron Emission Tomography''Maximum Entropy And Bayesian Methods Santa Fe, NM, 1995, K. M. Hanson and R. N. Silver (eds.) (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996).
  • S. Sastry, F. Sciortino, H. E. Stanley, P. G. Debenedetti and S. S. Borick, ``Limits of Stability of Metastable Water: Results from Lattice Models of Water,'' Physical Chemistry of Aqueous Systems: Meeting the Needs of Industry. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Properties of Water and Steam, H. J. White, Jr., J. V. Sengers, D. B.Neumann, J. C. Bellows (eds.) (Begell House, Inc. 1995).
  • F. Sciortino and S. Sastry, ``Sound Propagation in Hydrogen Bonded Molecular Liquids: the case of Liquid Water,'' in Hydrogen Bond Networks, M.-C. Bellissent-Funel and J. C. Dore (eds.) (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1994).
  • S. Sastry, H. E. Stanley and F. Sciortino, ``Low frequency Raman Spectra in Water by Normal Mode Analysis,'' in Hydrogen Bond Networks, M.-C. Bellissent-Funel and J. C. Dore (eds.) (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1994).
  • U. Essmann, S. Glotzer, M. Gyure, B. Ostrovsky, P. H. Poole,S. Sastry, S. Schwarzer, R. Selinger, M. H. Shann, L. S. Shore,H. E. Stanley, E. F. Taylor, & P. Trunfio, ``Learning Science Through Guided Discovery: Liquid Water & Molecular Networks'', in From Phase Transitions to Chaos, G.Gy\"orgyi et al., eds.(World Scientific, Singapore 1992), pps. 249--269.

  • Kalidas Sen, Srikanth Sastry, "Aneesur Rahman- A pioneer in Computational Physics", Resonance-Journal of Science and Education, Vol.19, 8, Aug (2014).
  • Contributing author to chapter 7 of Fragility of Glass-forming Liquids, A. Lindsay Greer, Kenneth F. Kelton and Srikanth Sastry coordinating editors  ((TRiPS) series of the Hindustan Book Agency, 2014).
  • Srikanth Sastry, "Journal club'' Nature. 44 , 672 (2006).
  • Srikanth  Sastry, "Ins and outs of ice nucleation'' (news and views) Nature, 438, 746 (2005).
  • Francesco  Sciortino, Srikanth Sastry, Peter H. Poole, "Molecular dynamics simulations of water'' Annual Reviews of Computational Physics II, 47
  • Srikanth  Sastry, "Sculpting Ice out of Water'' (news and views) Nature, 416, 376 (2002).
  • S. Sastry,  "Water Structure: Order and oddities'' (news and views) Nature  409, 300 (2001).
  • S. Sastry, "Going strong or falling apart?'' (news and views) Nature, 398, 467 (1999).
  • Book Review: "An Exploration of Chaos'' by J. Argyris, G. Faust,and M. Haase, J. Stat. Phys. 81, 861 (1995).
  • Book Review: "Chaos in Dynamical Systems'' by E. Ott, J. Stat.Phys. 79 ,791 (1995).
  • Book Review: "Physics and Chance'' by L. Sklar, J. Stat.Phys. 78 1185 (1995).
  • F. Sciortino, S. Sastry and P. H. Poole, "Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Water'', Annual Reviews of Computational Physics, 2 ,pp. 47-100, D. Stauffer, ed. (World Scientific, Singapore 1995).
  • Contributing author to chapters 1, 2 and 3 of Fractals in Science: An Introductory Course, H.E. Stanley,E.F. Taylor and P.A. Trunfio coordinating editors (Springer-Verlag,New York, 1994).