Sultana Nurun Nahar (Nahar)

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  • PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY PUBLICATIONS:

  • BOOK: 1
  • BOOK CHAPTERS & Popular Articles: 5

  • JOURNALS & PROCEEDINGS: Total ~159
    - REFEREED JOURNALS: ~121
    - INVITED REVIEWS: ~17
    - Conference Proceedings: ~18
    - Invited Articles:~3

  • BOOK
    BOOK CHAPTERS
    REFEREED JOURNALS
    INVITED REVIEWS
    CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
    INVITED ARTICLES

    BOOK (1):

    1. "Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy", Anil K. Pradhan and Sultana N. Nahar (Cambridge University Press, 2011)


    BOOK CHAPTERS (5):

    5) Chapter 15: "Astronomy and Cancer Research: X-Rays and Nanotechnology From Black Holes to Cancer Therapy", A.K. Pradhan and S.N. Nahar, in "New Trends in Atomic and Molecular Physics Advanced Technological Applications", Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics 76 (Editor Man Mohan, Springer-verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-38167-6_1), p. 253-265

    4) Chapter 7: "The Iron Project: Photoionization and Photoexcitation of Fe VII i Solar Opacity", S.N. Nahar, in "New Trends in Atomic and Molecular Physics Advanced Technological Applications", Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics 76 (Editor Man Mohan, Springer-verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-38167-6_1), p. 115-132

    3) Chapter 9: "RESONANT THERANOSTICS: A New Nano-Biotechnological Method for Cancer Treatment Using X-ray Spectroscopy of Nanoparticles", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Maximiliamo Montenegro, in Simulations in Nanobiotechnology, CRC Press - Taylor \& Francis group, Chapter 9, p.305-330 (2011)

    2) Chapter 3: "Solar Irradiance of the Earth's Atmosphere" (original version with figures), S.N. Nahar, in "Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia" (UN sponsored, Eds. R. Lal, M.V.K. Sivakumar, S.M.A. Faiz, A.H.M.M. Rahman, K.R. Islam, Springer-Verlag, 2010), p. 30-42

    1) Chapter: "The Universe" (English preprint), "Mohabishsha" (published in Bengali) Sultana N. Nahar, in Book "Ekushe Shotoker Jatisbiggan (Astronomy of 21st Century)"}, celebrating the International Year of Astronomy 2009 in Bangladesh (Eds. A.M. Harun-ar-Rashid, Munir Hasan, Tramrolipi, Bangladesh, 2010), p.58-70
    In Science topic reference (No. 39), In Energy, science, and technology for the research community!


  • REFEREED JOURNALS (121):
  • 121. "Broadband-To-Monochromatic X-ray conversion of Zr K$_{\alpha,\beta}$ Lines and Plasma Diagnostics", Sara N. Lim, S.N. Nahar, A.K. Pradhan, E.A. Chowdhury, C. Orban (submitted 2014)

    120. `Broadband, monochromatic and quasi-monochromatic x-ray propagation in multi-Z media for imaging and diagnostics", Maximillian Westphal, Sara N. Lim1, S.N. Nahar, E. Chowdhury, A.K. Pradhan, Phys.Med.Bio. 62 6361-6378 (2017)

    119. ``Photoionization and electron-ion recombination of P~II", S.N. Nahar, MNRAS 469, 3225┐3231 (2017)

    118. ``Photoionization of P+: Experiment and Theory", S.N. Nahar, E. M. Hern\'andez, L. Hern\'andez, A. Antill\'on, A. Morales-Mori, O. Gonz\'alez, A. M. Covington, KC Chartkunchand, D. Hanstorp, A. M. Ju\'arez, G. Hinojosa, JQSRT 187, 215-223 (2017, online Oct 5, 2016)

    117. ``Photoionization of Ca XV with high energy features", S.N. Nahar New Ast. 51, 69-73 (2017, online August 16, 2016))

    116. ``Photoionization cross sections of ground and excited levels of P II", S.N. Nahar, New Ast. 50, 19-24 (2017, on-line publication 15-JUL-2016)

    115. Nahar and Pradhan Reply (``Comment on ┐Large Enhancement in High-Energy Photoionization of Fe XVII and Missing Continuum Plasma Opacity┐ C. Blancard et al.,Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 249501 ┐ 2016)"), S.N. Nahar, A.K. Pradhan, PRL 117, 249502 (2016)

    114. ``Large enhancements in high-energy photoionization of Fe XVII and missing continuum plasma opacity", S.N. Nahar and A.K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 235003 (2016)

    113. ``Photoionization and electron-ion recombination of Ti I", S.N. Nahar, New Ast 46, 1-8 (2016)

    112. "Photoionization of ground and excited states of Ti I", S.N. Nahar, New Ast. 38, 16-22 (2015, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.newast.2015.01.001)

    111. "K$_{\alpha}$ resonance fluorescence in Al, Ti, Cu and potentialapplications for X-ray sources", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, JQSRT 155, 32-48 (2015)
    - Elsevier usage report (322, Dec 16, 2015)

    110. ``A higher-than-predicted measurement of iron opacity at solar interior temperatures", J.E. Bailey, T. Nagayama, G.P. Loisel, G.A. Rochau, C. Blancard, J. Colgan, Ph. Cosse, G. Faussurier, C.J. Fontes, F. Gilleron, I. Golovkin, S.B. Hansen, C.A. Iglesias, D.P. Kilcrease, J.J. MacFarlane, R.C. Mancini, S.N. Nahar, C. Orban, J.-C. Pain, A.K. Pradhan, M. Sherrill, B.G. Wilson (22 authors), Letter, Nature 517, 56-59 (2015, 8 pages of Methods, doi:10.1038/nature14048)
    NPR news on Nature Lett: Scientists Bring The Sun Down To Earth To Learn How It Works", December 30, 2014

    109. "Tumoricidal activity of low energy 160 ke VX-rays versus 6 MV photons against platinum sensitized F98 glioma cells", Sara N. Lim, A. K. Pradhan, Rolf F. Barth, S. N. Nahar, R. J. Nakkula, W. Yang, Alycia M. Palmer, C. Turro, M. Weldon, M.S.5, E. H. Bell, Xiaokui Mor, J. Rad. Research 56, 77-89 (2015 doi: 10.1093/jrr/rru084)

    108. "Oscillator Strengths and Transition Probabilities from Breit-Pauli R-matrix Method: Ne IV", Sultana N. Nahar, Atomic Data Nuclear Data Tables 100, 1322-1336 (2014) (Elsevier report on 120 download of the paper)

    107. "Photoionization of fine structure levels of Ne IV", Sultana N. Nahar New Ast, 29, 42-45 (2014, doi:10.1016/j.newast.2013.12.001) (Elsevier report on download of the paper)

    106. "Fine structure collision strengths and line ratios for [Ne V] in infrared and optical sources", M. Dance, E. Palay, S.N. Nahar, A.K.Pradhan, MNRAS 435, 1576-1581 (2013 doi:10.1093/mnras/stt1398)

    105. "Photoionization of Ar~XVI and Ar~XVII", Sultana N. Nahar, JQSRT 117, 15-20 (2013) doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.12.001)

    104. "Fine structure transitions in Fe~XIV", Sultana N. Nahar, New Ast. 21, 8-16 (2013, dx.doi.org/10.1016/) (New Ast most downloaded paper July 2013)

    103. "Improved collision strengths and line ratios for forbidden [{\bf\sc O\,iii}] far-infrared and optical lines", Ethan Palay, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Werner Eissner, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. Lett. 423, L35┐L39 (2012)

    102. "Broadband and Monochromatic X-ray Irradiation of Platinum: Monte Carlo Simulations for Dose Enhancement Factors and Resonant Theranostics", S. Lim, M.Montenegro, A.K. Pradhan, S.N. Nahar, E. Chowdhury and Y. Yu, (refereed), World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings 39, pp. 2248-2251 (Ed. M. Long, Springer, 2012)

    101. "Photoionization and Electron-Ion Recombination of Fe~XVII for high temperature plasmas", Sultana N. Nahar, JQSRT 113, 1762-1770 (2012, doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.05.003)

    100. "Highly Excited Core Resonances in Photoionization of Fe xvii : Implications for Plasma Opacities", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, G.X. Chen, W. Eissner, Phys. Rev. A 83, 053417-1 to -12 (2011)

    99. "Oscillator Strengths and Transition Probabilities for Allowed and Forbidden Transition in Fe~XIX", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 97, 403-425 (2011)

    98. "K$_{\alpha}$ Transition Probabilities for Platinum and Uranium Ions for possible X-ray Biomedical Applications", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Sara Lim, Can. J. Phys. 89, 483-494 (2011, doi: 10.1139/p11-020)

    97. "High Accuracy Radiative Data for Plasma Opacities", Sultana N. Nahar, Can. J. Phys. 89, 439-449 (2011)

    96. "Low Energy Fine Structure Resonances in Photoionization of O~II", Sultana N. Nahar, Maximiliano Montenegro, Werner Eissner, Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 82, Brief Report 065401-1-4 (2010); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.82.065401)

    95. "Oscillator Strengths and Transition Probabilities of O~II", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 96, 863-877 (2010)

    94. "Photoionization and electron ion recombination of He I", Sultana N. Nahar, New Astronomy 15, 417-426 (2010)

    93. "Allowed and Forbidden Transition Parameters for Fe XXII", Sultana N. Nahar, At Data Nucl Data Tables 96, 26-51 (2009)

    92. "Monte Carlo Simulations and Atomic Calculations for Auger Processes in Biomedical Nanotheranostics", Maximiliano Montenegro, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Y. Yu, K. Huang, J. Phys. Chem. A 113, 12364-12369 (2009)

    91. "Resonant X-Ray Enhancement of the Auger Effect in High-Z atoms, molecules, and Nanoparticles: Biomedical Applications", Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar, M. Montenegro, Y. Yu, Chiranjib Sur, M. Mrozik, R. Pitzer, J. Phys. Chem. A 113, 12356-12363 (2009)

    90. "Geant4 Estimation Model of High Z Atom Concentration for Tumor Vessel Ablation", Ke Huang1, Anil Pradhan2, Sultana Nahar3, Maximiliano Montenegro3, Kaiguo Yan1 and Yan Yu1, proceedings of the {\it 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Management System) Conference}, September, 2-6, 2009, Hilton Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, p3060-3063

    89. "Photoionization and electron-ion recombination of Cr I", Sultana N. Nahar, J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Transfer 110, 2148-2161 (2009)

    88. "Allowed and Forbidden Transition Parameters for Fe XV", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 95, 577-605 (2009)

    87. "Recombination Rate Coefficients for KLL Di-electronic Satellite Lines of Fe~XXV and Ni~XXVII", Sultana N. Nahar, Justin Oelgoetz, Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Scrp. 79, 055301 (2009)

    86. "On the importance of satellite lines to the He-like K$\alpha$ comlex and G ratio for calcium, iron, and nickel", Justin Oelgoetz, Christopher J. Fontes, Hong Lin Zhang, Sultana N. Nahar, and Anil K. Pradhan, Mon. Not. Roy. Astro. Soc. 394, 742-750 (2009)

    85. "A comprehensive set of UV and X-Ray Radiative Transition Rates for Fe~XVI", S.N. Nahar, W. Eissner, C. Sur, A.K. Pradhan, Phys. Scr. 79, 035401 (1-11) (2009)

    84. "Electron-Ion Recombination and Photoionization of Fe~XXI", Sultana N. Nahar, J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Transfer 109, 2731-2742 (2008)

    83. "Photoionization cross sections of Fe~XXI", Sultana N. Nahar, J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Transfer 109, 2417-2426 (2008)

    82. "Oscillator strengths and radiative transition rates for K$_{\alpha}$ lines in gold X-ray spectra: 1s-2p transitions", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, C. Sur, J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Transfer 109, 1951-1959 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2008.01.01

    81. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Al~XI-XII and Si~XII-XIV for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, New Astronomy 13, 619-638 (2008)

    80. "$K\alpha$ transition probabilities for Fluorine-like ions from neon to gold : {\it Ab initio} relativistic coupled-cluster calculations", Chiranjib Sur, Sultana N. Nahar, \& Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 77, 052502-1-5 (2008)

    79. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for S~XIV and S~XV for X-ray and UV modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, The Open Astronomy Journal, I, 1-26 (2008)

    78. "High-temperature behavior of the helium-like K ALPHA G ratio: the effect of improved recombination rate coefficients for calcium, iron, and nickel", Justin Oelgoetz, Christopher J. Fontes, Hong Lin Zhang, Maximiliano Montenegro, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 382, 761-769 (2007)

    77. "Computational Methodology For Resonant Nano-Plasma Theranostics For Cancer Treatment", Anil K Pradhan, Yan Yu, Sultana N Nahar, Eric Silver, Russell Pitzer, The Radiotherapy Dynamic, XVth Int. Conf. Use of Comput. in Radiat. Ther. Vol. 2, 89 - 93 (2007) (http://www.iccr2007.org/)

    76. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. XII. Na IX, Na X, Mg X, and Mg XI for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 167, 315 (2006)

    75. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LXII. Allowed and forbidden transitions in Fe~XVIII in Breit-Pauli approximation", Sultana N. Nahar, Astron. Astrophys. 457, 721 (2006) (Note: Atomic data were recomputed after publication and deposited to CDS when a bug was detected and fixed in one (RECUPD) of the R-matrix codes)

    74. "Di-electronic Satellite Spectra of Helium-like Iron and Nickel From the Unified Recombination Method", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 73, 062718-1 (2006)

    73. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. XI. N V-VI and F VII-VIII for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 164, 280 (2006)

    72. "Relativistic and correlation effects in electron impact excitation of forbidden transitions of O II", Maximiliano Montenegro, Werner Eissner, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, J. Phys. B 39, 1863 (2006)

    71. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LXI. Radiative E1, E2, E3, and M1 transtion probabilities for Fe IV", Sultana N. Nahar, Astron. Astrophys 448, 779 (2006)

    70. "[O II] line ratios", Anil K. Pradhan, Maximiliano Montenegro, Sultana N. Nahar, Werner Eissner, Mon. Not. Roy. Astro. Soc. Lett. 366, L6 (2006)

    69. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. X. Ne VIII and Ne IX for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 162, 417 (2006)

    68. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LIX. New radiative transition probabilities for Fe IV including fine structure", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astron. Astrophys 437. 345 (2005)

    67. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. IX. Ni XXVI and Ni XXVII for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 158, 80 (2005)

    66. "Self-Consistent R-matrix Approach To Photoionization And Unified Electron-Ion Recombination", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, in {\it Special Issue on Photoeffect}, Radiation Physics and Chemistry 70, 323 (2004) (Elsevier, Eds. R. H. Pratt and S. T. Manson)

    65. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements VIII. Ar XIII with new features", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 156, 93 (2004)

    64. "Theoretical Fe I/II/III Emission-Line Strengths from Active Galactic Nuclei with Broad-Line Regions", T.A.A. Sigut, Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. 611, 81 (2004)

    63. "Resolution and accuracy of resonances in R-matrix cross sections", Franck Delahaye, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Hong Lin Zhang, J. Phys. B 37, 2585 (2004)

    62. "Photoionization cross sections of O II, O III, O IV, and O V: benchmarking R-matrix theory and experiments", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 69, 042714 (2004)

    61. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LIV. Relativistic calculations for allowed and forbidden fine structure transitions in Fe~XX", Sultana N. Nahar, Astron. Astrophys. 413, 779 (2003)

    60. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients, Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. VII. Relativistic calculations for O VI and O VII for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, A.K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 149, 239 (2003)

    59. "Measurements and Calculations of Photoionization Cross Sections of Multiply-Charged Ions in Ground and Metastable States along the Isonuclear Series of Oxygen: O$^{2+}$ to O$^{4+}$", J.-P. Champeaux, J.-M. Bizau, D. Cubaynes, C. Blancard, S.N. Nahar, D. Hitz, J. Bruncau, and F.J. Wuilleumier, Astrophys. J. 148, 583 (2003)

    58. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LIII. Relativistic allowed and forbidden transition probabilities for Fe XVII", Sultana N. Nahar, Werner Eissner, Guo-Xin Chen, Anil K. Pradhan, Astronomy \& Astrophys. 408, 789 (2003)

    57. "Absolute Photoionization Cross Section Measurements of O II ions from 29.7 eV to 46.2 eV", A. Aguilar, A.M. Covington, G. Hinojosa, R.A. Phaneuf, I. Alvarez, C. Cisneros, J.D. Bozek, I. Dominguez, M.M. Sant'Ama,A.S. Schlachter, S.N. Nahar, B.M. McLaughlin, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 146, 467 (2003)

    56. "X-ray resonance opacity of oxygen and iron in AGN MCG-6-30-15", Anil K. Pradhan, Guo-Xin Chen, Franck Delahaye, Sultana N. Nahar, and Justin Oelgoetz, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 341, 1268-1271 (2003)

    55. "Relativistic fine structure oscillator strengths for Li-like ions: C IV - Si XII, S XIV, Ar XVI, Ca XVIII, Ti XX, Cr XXII, and Ni XXVI", Sultana N. Nahar, Astron. Astrophys. 389, 716 (2002)

    54. "Relativistic photoionization cross sections for C II", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 65, 052702 (2002)

    53. "Fine structure radiative transitions in C II and C III using the Breit-Pauli R-matrix method", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 80, 205 (2002)

    52. "Photoionization of metastable $O^+$ ions: experiment and theory", A.M. Covington, A. Aguilar, I.R. Covington, M. Gharailbeh, C.A. Shirley, R.A. Phaneuf, I. Alvarez, C. Cisneros, G. Hinojosa, J.D. Bozek, I. Dominguez, M.M. Sant'Ama, A.S. Schlachter, N. Berrah, S.N. Nahar, B.M. McLaughlin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 243002-1 (2001)

    51. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements VI. Ni II", Sultana N. Nahar and Manuel A. Bautista, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 137, 201 (2001)

    50. "Relativistic fine structure and resonance effects in electron-ion recombination and excitation of (e + C IV)", Anil K. Pradhan, Guo Xin Chen, Sultana N. Nahar, and Hong Lin Zhang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, EI-183201 (2001)

    49. "Relativistic close coupling calculations for photoionization and recombination of Ne-like Fe XVII", Hong Lin Zhang, Sultana N. Nahar, and Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 64, 032719-1 (2001)

    48. "K-Shell dielectronic resonances in photoabsorption: differential oscillator strengths for Li-like C IV, O VI, and Fe XXIV", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, and Hong Lin Zhang, Phys. Rev. A Rapid Commun. 63, 060701-1 (2001)

    47. "UNIFIED ELECTRONIC RECOMBINATION OF Ne-LIKE Fe~XVII: IMPLICATIONS FOR MODELING X-RAY PLASMAS", Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar, and Hong Lin Zhang, Astrophys. J. Lett. 549, L265 (2001)

    46. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements. V. Relativistic Calculations for Fe~XXIV and Fe~XXV for X-ray Modeling" Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, and Honglin Zhang, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 133, 255 (2001)

    45. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements IV. Relativistic calculations for C~IV and C~V for UV and X-ray modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, and Honglin Zhang, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 131, 375 (2000)

    44. "Atomic data from the Iron Project XLV. Relativistic transition probabilities for carbon-like Ar XIII and Fe XXI using Breit-Pauli R-matrix method", Sultana N. Nahar, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 147, 253 (2000)

    43. "Large-scale Breit-Pauli R-matrix calculations for transition probabilities of Fe V", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Physica Scripta 61, 675 (2000)

    42. "Atomic data from the Iron Project XLIII. Transition Probabilities For Fe V", Sultana N. Nahar, Franck Delahaye, Anil K. Pradhan, C.J. Zeippen, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 144, 141 (2000)

    41. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients and Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Abundant Elements III. Si-Sequence Ions: Si I, S III, Ar V, Ca VII, Fe XIII", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 126, 537(2000)

    40. "Oscillator strengths for dipole allowed fine structure transitions in Fe XIII", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data Nucl. Data Tables 72, 129 (1999)

    39. "Close coupling R-matrix calculations for electron-ion recombination cross sections", Hong Lin Zhang, Sultana N. Nahar, and Anil K. Pradhan J. Phys. B 32, 1459 (1999)

    38. "Atomic data from the Iron Project XXXV. Relativistic fine structure oscillator strengths for Fe~XXIV and Fe~XXV", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 135, 347 (1999)

    37. "Electron-ion recombination of Fe V", Sultana N. Nahar and Manuel A. Bautista, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 120, 327 (1999)

    36. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients, Photoionization Cross Sections, and Ionization Fractions for Astrophysically Abundant Elements II. Oxygen Ions", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 120, 131 (1999)

    35. "Electron-ion recombination of Fe IV", Sultana N. Nahar, Manuel A. Bautista, and Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 58, 4593 (1998)

    34. "Photoionization cross sections and oscillator strengths for oxygen ions: O I - O VIII", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 58, 3766 (1998)

    33. "OSCILLATOR STRENGTHS FOR DIPOLE-ALLOWED FINE STRUCTURE TRANSITIONS IN Si II", Sultana N. Nahar, At. Data. Nucl. Data. Tables 68, 183 (1998)

    32. "Electron-Ion Recombination Rate Coefficients, Photoionization Cross Sections, and Ionization Fractions for Astrophysically Abundant Elements I. Carbon and Nitrogen", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 111, 339 (1997)

    31. "Rlectron-ion recombination of neutral iron", Sultana N. Nahar, Manuel A. Bautista, and Anil K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J. 479, 497 (1997)

    30. "Electron-ion recombination of Fe II", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 55, 1980 (1997)

    29. "Transition probabilities for the dipole allowed fine structure transitions in S II", Sultana N. Nahar, Physica Scripta 55, 200 (1997)

    28. "Atomic data from the Iron Project XVII. Radiative transition probabilities for dipole allowed and forbidden transitions in Fe III", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. 119, 509 (1996)

    27. "Electron-ion recombination rate coefficients for Si I, Si II, S II, S III, C II, and C-like ions C I, N II, O III, F IV, Ne V, Na VI, Mg VII, Al VIII, Si IX, and S XI", Erratum, Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 106, 213 (1996)

    26. "Total electron-ion recombination for Fe III", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 53, 2417 (1996)

    25. "Photoionization cross sections and oscillator strengths for Fe III", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 53, 1545-1552 (1996)

    24. "Electron-ion recombination rate coefficients for Si I, Si II, S II, S III, C II, and C-like ions C I, N II, O III, F IV, Ne V, Na VI, Mg VII, Al VIII, Si IX, and S XI", Sultana N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 101, 423 (1995)

    23. "Unified electron-ion recombination rate coefficients of Silicon and Sulfur ions", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J. 447, 966 (1995)

    22. "Atomic Data from the IRON Project VII. Radiative Transition Probabilities for Fe II", Sultana N. Nanar, A&A 293, 967 (1995)

    21. "Unified Treatment of Electron-Ion Recombination in the Close Coupling Approximation", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 49, 1816 (1994).

    20. "Spin-polarization parameters and cross sections for electron scattering from zinc and lead atoms", Pradeep Kumar, Arvind Kumar Jain, A.N. Tripathi, and Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 49, 899 (1994)

    19. "Spin-polarization parameters and cross sections for electron scattering from heavy alkaline-earth atoms", Pradeep Kumar, Arvind Kumar Jain, A.N. Tripathi, and Sultana N. Nahar, Z. Phys. D 30, 149 (1994)

    18. "Atomic Data For Opacities Calculations. XX: Photoionization cross sections and oscillator strengths for Fe II", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan J. Phys. B 27, 429 (1994)

    17. . "Transition probabilities for dipole allowed fine structure transitions in Si-like ions: Si I, S III, Ar V, and Ca V II", Sultana N. Nahar, Physica Scripta 48, 297 (1993)

    16. "Atomic Data For Opacity Calculations: XVI. Photoionization and oscillator strengths of Si - like ions Si0, S2+, Ar4+, Ca6+", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, J. Phys. B 26, 1109-1127, (1993)

    15. "Photoionization of Fe+", Maryvonne Le Dourneuf, Sultana N. Nahar, and Anil K. Pradhan J. Phys. B 26, L1 (1993)

    14. "New results for photoionization and recombination of astrophysically abundant atoms and ions: The carbon sequence", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astrophys. J 397, 729 (1992)

    13. "Photoionization of highly charged carbon like ions", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 45, 7887 (1992)

    12. "Electron-ion recombination in the close coupling approximation", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 1488 (1992)

    11. "Anisotropic line emission and the geometry of the broad-line region in active galactic nuclei", G. J. Ferland, B. M. Peterson, K. Horne, W. F. Welsh, and S. N. Nahar, Astrophys. J. 387, 95 (1992)

    10. "Photoionization and electron-ion recombination: The carbon sequence", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil. K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. A 44, 2935 (1991)

    9. "Cross sections and spin polarizations for e▒ scattering from cadmium", Sultana N. Nahar Phys. Rev.A 43, 2223 (1991)

    8. "Relativistic approach for e-+ scattering from argon", Sultana N. Nahar and J. M. Wadehra Phys. Rev. A 43, 1275 (1991).

    7. "Photoionization of the 7d excited state of cesium", Sultana N. Nahar and Steven T. Manson, Phys. Rev. A 40, 6300 (1989)

    6. "Photoelectron angular distribution of the excited 2p23p 2S state of atomic nitrogen", Sultana N. Nahar and Steve T. Manson, Phys. Rev. A 40, 5017 (1989)

    5. "Positronium formation during scattering of positrons by hydrogen atoms", Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 40, 6231 (1989)

    4. "Formation of ground and excited states of antihydrogen", Sultana N. Nahar and J. M. Wadehra, Phys. Rev. A 37, 4118 (1988)

    3. "Contributions of higher partial waves to elastic scattering amplitude for various long range interactions", J.M. Wadehra and Sultana N. Nahar, Phys. Rev. A 36, 1458 (1987)

    2. "Positronium formation from Li and Na by use of pseudopotentials", Sultana N. Nahar and J.M. Wadehra, Phys. Rev. A 35, 4533 (1987)

    1. "Elastic scattering of positrons and electrons by argon", Sultana N. Nahar and J.M. Wadehra, Phys. Rev. A 35, 2051 (1987)


  • INVITED REVIEWS (17):
  • 17. "DIVISION B COMMISSION 14 WORKING GROUP: ATOMIC DATA TRIENNIAL REPORT, International Astronomical Union" (preprint), G.n Nave, S. Nahar, G. Zhao, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, Vol 11, Trans T29A, pp 103-109 (August 2015) - in "Physics.atom-ph"

    16. "STUDY OF OUR STAR, THE SUN", S.N. Nahar, proceedings of the 5th international conference on "Modern Trends in Physics Research" (MTPR-014), Egypt, December 15-19, 2014, (World Scientific, 2015 in press)

    15. "X-RAYS USING ULTRA INTENSE LASERS FOR EFFECTIVE THERANOSTICS", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of the 4th international workshop on Ultrafast Laser Technology and Applications (UFLTA), Cairo-Luxor, Egypt, April 8-12, 2012 (submitted, 2012)

    14. "Photo-excitation and Photoionization for Plasma Opacities under the Iron Project" (refereed review), Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of the 4th international conference on MTPR-10, {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research}, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, December 12-16, 2010 (Editor: Lotfia El Nadi, World Scientific, 2013), p.15-28

    13. "X-Rays of Heavy Elements for Nanotechnological Applications: W and Pb Ions" (refereed contribution), Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of the 4th international conference on MTPR-10, {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research}, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, December 12-16, 2010 (Editor: Lotfia El Nadi, World Scientific, 2013), p. 275-285

    12. "X-Ray Astronomy to Resonant Theranostics for Cancer Treatment", Sultana N. Nahar, Annual magazine "Physics Bulletin" celebrating centenary year of independence of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) (Editor: Rashid Hasan, AMU press, 2012), p.1-9

    11. "The Iron Project: RADIATIVE ATOMIC PROCESSES IN ASTROPHYSICS", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research (MTPR)}, Cairo University, Egypt, April 5-10, 2008 (Eds. Lotfia El-Nadi, World Scientific, 2011), p.19-29

    10. ``Multi-Disciplinary Role of Atomic Astrophysics: From Stellar Interiors to Cancer Research Via Nanotechnology", Anil K. Pradhan, Sultana N. Nahar, Maximiliano Montenegro, Enam A. Chowdhury, Kaile Li, Chiranjib Sur, and Yan Yu, in proceedings of the {\it International Conference on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy: Theoretical, Astrophysical, and Laboratory Perspectives}, Jan 28 - 31, 2009, Kodailkanal Observatory, Indian Institute of Astrophysics (Eds. R.K. Chaudhuri, M.V. Mekkaden, A.V. Raveendran, A.S. Naayanan, Springer-Verlag, 2010), p.123

    9. ``Accuracy of Stellar Opacitites and the Solar Abundance Problem", Anil K. Pradhan and Sultana N. Nahar, in proceedings of the symposium {\it Recent Directions Astrophysical Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Hydrodynamics} (in honor of Dimitri Mihalas's 70th birthday), Boulder Colorado, Mar 30 - Apr 3, 2009, p. 52-60 (American Institute of Physics, 2009)

    8. "Photoionization, Recombination, and Radiative Transitions of Atoms and Ions", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it New Quests in Stellar Astrophysics. II. The Ultraviolet Properties of Evolved Stellar Populations}, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings Series by Springer (eds. M. Chavez, E. Bertone, D. Rosa-Gonzalez and L. H. Rodriguez-Merino, 2009), p.245

    7. "Atomic Processes in Astrophysical Plasmas" (preprint), Sultana N. Nahar, in {\it CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PHYSICS: 2005 HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF EINSTEIN~RS SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY and THE CENTENARY OF CURZON HALL}, University of Dhaka Press, Bangladesh (2006), September 12, 2006

    6. "NEW RADIATIVE ATOMIC DATA", Sultana N. Nahar, {\it Highlights of Astronomy}, Vol. 13, as presented at the XXVth General Assembly of the IAU - 2003 [Sydney, Australia, 13 - 26 July 2003]. Edited by O. Engvold. San Francisco, CA (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, ISBN 1-58381-189-3. XXIX + 1085 pp. 2005), p.672-675

    5. "Atomic Processes in Planetary Nebulae", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it IAU Symposium 209 Planetary Nebulae: Their evolution and role in the Universe}, (Eds. S. Kwok, M. Dopita, R. Sutherland, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publisher, 2003), p. 325

    4. "The Iron Project and Non-LTE stellar modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of Stellar Atmosphere Modeling} workshop, Tuebingen, Germany, April 8-12, 2002, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 288, p. 651, 2003 (Eds. I. Hubeny, D. Mihalas, K. Werner, ASP, California, USA) Conference picture (SNN, front leftmost)

    3. "Photoionization, transition probabilities, and opacities", Sultana N. Nahar, in {\it Atomic Processes in Plasmas, Twelfth APS Topical conference}, Reno, Nevada, March 19-23, 2000, p.279, 2000 (Eds. R.C. Mancini and R.A. Phaneuf, AIP, Melville, New York)

    2. "Photoionization and Recombination", S.N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it Atomic Data Needs in X-ray Astronomy}, Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, December 15-16, 1999, NASA Publications NASA/CP-2000-209968, p.77-84, 2000 (Eds. M.A. Bautista, T.R. Kallman, A.K. Pradhan)

    1. "Electron-Ion Recombination in the Close Coupling Approximation", Sultana N. Nahar, Proccedings of the workshop of {\it Future Directions in Electron-Ion Collision Physics}, Atlanta, April 9-10, 1992, eds. Kennedy J. Reed and Donald C. Griffin, (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1992), p. 156


  • CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (18):
  • 18. "Recombination rates, Resonance Strengths and Line Profiles of Dielectronic Satellite lines of He-like Ca, Fe, Ni", Sultana N. Nahar, Justin Oelgoetz, Anil K. Pradhan, proceedings of {\it New Quests in Stellar Astrophysics. II. The Ultraviolet Properties of Evolved Stellar Populations}, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings Series by Springer (eds. M. Chavez, E. Bertone, D. Rosa-Gonzalez and L. H. Rodriguez-Merino, 2009), p. 259

    17. "The Iron Project and TIPTOPbase: Atomic data and opacities for astrophysics", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it IAU Symposium 209 Planetary Nebulae: Their evolution and role in the Universe}, (Eds. S. Kwok, M. Dopita, R. Sutherland, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publisher, 2003), p.335

    16. "Self-Consistent ab initio Calculations for Photoionization and Electron-Ion Recombination Using the R-matrix Method", Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of {\it Stellar Atmosphere Modeling} workshop, Tuebingen, Germany, April 8-12, 2002, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 288, p. 666, 2003 (Eds. I. Hubeny, D. Mihalas, K. Werner, ASP, California, USA)

    15. "Transition probabilities of heavy atoms and ions", S.N. Nahar and A.K. Pradhan, Abstracts of {\it Contributed Oral Papers and Poster papers from the 6th international colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths (ASOS6)}, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 9-13, 1998, p108 (1999)

    14. "Photoionization and recombination of atoms and ions", A.K. Pradhan, M.A. Bautista, and S.N. Nahar, Abstracts of {\it Contributed Oral Papers and Poster papers from the 6th international colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths (ASOS6)}, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 9-13, 1998, p121-125 (1999)

    13. "Unified Electron-Ion Recombination Cross Sections and Rates", S.N. Nahar, H.L. Zhang, and A.K. Pradhan, {\it NIST Special Publication 926, Poster Papers, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications}, September 29 - October 2, 1997 (ICAMDATA 97), (Eds. W.L. Wiese and P.J. Mohrs, NIST,Maryland, USA), p. 231 (http://physics.nist.gov/Icamdata/PDF/3DataProduction/32Collisions/Nahar.pdf)

    12. "The Iron Project (OSU): Large-Scale Computations of Atomic Data", H.L. Zhang, M.A. Bautista, S.N. Nahar, P. Romano and A.K. Pradhan, {\it NIST Special Publication 926, Poster Papers, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications}, September 29 - October 2, 1997 (ICAMDATA 97), (Eds. W.L. Wiese and P.J. Mohrs, NIST, Maryland, USA), p. 239

    11. "The Iron Project: Atomic Data for Fe I - Fe VI", M. A. Bautista, S.N. Nahar, J.F. Peng, A.K. Pradhan, and H.L. Zhang, proceedings of the {\it IAU Symposium No 152 on the Astrophysics in the Extreme Ultraviolet}, U. of California, Berkeley, March 27-30, 1995 (Eds. S. Bowyer and R.F. Malina, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherland), p. 577-581

    10. "Radiative data for Si-like ions: Si0, S2+, A4+, Ca6+", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, {\it The 4th International Colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths for Astrophysical and Laboratory Plasmas}, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, September 14-17, 1992, NIST Special Publication 850, eds. Jack Sugar and David Leckrone, p. 7 (1993)

    9. "Large scale radiative and collisional calculations for Fe II", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, {\it The 4th International Colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths for Astrophysical and Laboratory Plasmas}, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, September 14-17, 1992, NIST Special Publication 850, eds. Jack Sugar and David Leckrone, p. 10 (1993)

    8 "The Nature of the Broad-Line Clouds", B.M. Peterson, G.F. Ferland, K. Horne, W.F. Walesh, and S.N. Nahar, Proceedings of {\it The International Conference on Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei}, Heidelberg, 3-7 June, 1991, eds. W.J. Duschl and S.J. Waner (Springer-Verlag, 1992), p.160

    7. "Photoionization and recombination of atoms and ions in plasmas: extension of the Opacity Project", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, {\it 8th topical conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas of American Physical Society (APS)}, Portland, Maine, August 25-29, 1991. Abstracts (long) p. P-10

    6. "Large-scale close coupling calculations for Iron ions: Fe+", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, {\t 8th topical conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas of APS}, Portland, Maine, August 25-29, 1991. Abstracts (long) p. P-12

    5. "Line-ratios in Ti+18 in the JIPPT-II-U Tokamak plasma", A. K. Bhatia and Sultana N. Nahar, {\it 8th topical conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas of APS}, Portland, Maine, August 25-29, 1991. Abstracts (long) p. P-20

    4. "Cross sections and spin polarizations for $e^{\pm}$ scattering from cadmium", Sultana N. Nahar, {\it Twelfth International Conference on Atomic Physics, Abstracts of Contributed Papers}, University of Michgan, Ann Arbor, July 29-August 3, 1990, eds. W.E. Baylis, G.W.F. Drake and J.W. McConkey (University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada), XI-6, (1990)

    3. "Positronium Formation by Scattering of Intermediate Energy Positrons from Alkali Atoms", Sultana N. Nahar and J.M. Wadehra, Proceedings of the {\it Third International Workshop on Positron (Electron)-Gas Scattering}, eds. W.E. Kauppila, T.S. Stein and J.M. Wadehra, (World Scientific, Singapore, 1985) p. 289

    2. "Positronium Formation in Positron-Lithium-Atom Collisions", Sultana N. Nahar and J. M. Wadehra; proceedings of {\it The Seventh International Conference on Positron\_Annihilation}, eds. P.C. Jain, R.M. Singru and K.P. Gopinathan (World Scientific, Singapore, 1985) p. 413

    1. "Quantitative Theory and Experiments on Optical Imaging and Switching Properties of Nematic Liquid Crystals", I.C. Khoo, S. Shepard, S. Nahar and S.L. Zhuang, {\it Applied Physics B 28}, 140 (1982)


  • INVITED ARTICLES (3):
  • 3. Studying Our Star, the Sun, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Astronomy Day Observation Blog, Ohio Supercomputer Center, Columbus, OH, May 10, 2014.
    - Linked at AstroAtom

    2. "Effect of Solar Radiation" (original), (printed), Sultana N. Nahar, Special maganize issue "Rupsi Bangla" of the 12th Noth American Bangla Literature and Culture Convention (NABLCC), Columbus, Ohio, August 6-7, 2010, p.84

    1. "MICHAEL JOHN SEATON, 1923-2007", Anil Pradhan and Sultana Nahar, American Astronomical Society Bulletin 39, No. 4, p.1081 (2007)


  • STEM EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, OUTREACH PUBLICATIONS: 15
  • 15. APS News article "Science Research in Gaza in Palestine", August/September 2017 (Volume 26, Number 8, p.5)
    - A Highlighted feature at the home page.

    14. OH-TECH blog "Recent workshop illustrates OSC┐s support", Sultana Nahar, Ohio Techolonogy Consortium. December 14, 2016

    13. Egypt's Loyalty to Science (p.6-8), Sultana Nahar, CSWP Gazette of APS, Fall 2016
    - APS website address Gazette Fall 2016

    12. APS FIP newsletter article: "OSU Stem Faculty Training Project Achieves Milestone" Sultana Nahar, Fall 2016, p.21-22

    11. APS FIP newsletter article: "Improvement in Education and Research Through Recognition, a Report from Bangladesh", Sultana Nahar, Fall 2015, p.25-27

    10. APS FIP newsletter article: "Saudi Arabia Connection", STEM education and research report, Sultana Nahar, Spring 2015

    9. APS FIP newsletter article: "India Connection 2" Obama-singh STEM project report, Sultana Nahar, Fall 2014

    8. APS FIP newsletter article: "India Connection", Sultana Nahar, Spring 2014

    7. FIP Newsletter annoucement: "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Award for the Ohio State University ┐ Aligarh Muslim University Partnership", Fall 2013

    6. APS FIP newsletter article: "Egypt Connection 2", Sultana Nahar, Fall 2013

    5. APS CSWP-Gazette article: "International Society of Muslim Women in Science (ISMWS)" (see p.8-9), Sultana N. Nahar, Fall 2013

    4. APS FIP newsletter article: "Recent Visit to Bangladesh Universities and Physics Prizes", Sultana Nahar, Spring 2013

    3. Middle Eastern Studies Bulletin, The Ohio State University, "Egypt: Dr. Sultana Nahar", Sultana Nahar, p. 7-9, Autumn 2012

    2. APS FIP newsletter article: "Egypt Connection", Sultana Nahar, Fall 2012

    1. APS FIP newsletter article: "Highlights of a trip to the UAE and India", Sultana Nahar, Spring 2012


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