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Gaurav Shukla

Assistant Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: gshukla [at]

All Publications:

  1. Shukla, Gaurav; Sarkar, Kanchan and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2019."Thermoelasticity of iron? and aluminum?bearing MgSiO3 post?perovskite." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124, 2417-2427
  2. Valencia-Cardona, Juan J.; Williams, Quentin; Shukla, Gaurav and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2017."Bullen's Parameter as a Seismic Observable for Spin Crossovers in the Lower Mantle." Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 9314-9420
  3. Valencia-Cardona, Juan J.; Shukla, Gaurav; Wu, Zhongqing; Houser, Christine; Yuen, David A. and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2017."Influence of the iron spin crossover in ferropericlase on the lower mantle geotherm." Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 4863-4871
  4. Shukla, Gaurav and Wentzcovitch, Renata M.. 2016."Spin crossover in (Mg,Fe3+)(Si,Fe3+)O3 bridgmanite: Effects of disorder, iron concentration, and temperature." Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 260, 53-61
  5. Shukla, Gaurav; Cococcioni, Matteo and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2016."Thermoelasticity of Fe3+?and Al-bearing bridgmanite: Effects of iron spin crossover." Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 5661-5670
  6. Shukla, Gaurav; Topsakal, Mehmet and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2015."Spin crossovers in iron-bearing MgSiO3 and MgGeO3: Their influence on the post-perovskite transition." Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 249, 11-17
  7. Marcondes, Michel L.; Shukla, Gaurav; da Silveira, Pedro and Wentzcovitch, Renata M. 2015."Accurate thermoelastic tensor and acoustic velocities of NaCl." AIP Advances, 5, 127222:1-8
  8. Shukla, Gaurav; Wu, Zhongqing; Hsu, Han; Floris, Andrea; Cococcioni, Matteo and Wentzcovitch, Reanata M. 2015."Thermoelasticity of Fe2+?bearing bridgmanite." Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 1741-1749