List of Publications

(Links to the abstracts and journal pages will be given soon) 

Ring Strain and EMD's

(see JACS(in press)) 

 Hirshfeld Partitioning of EMD's

 (see JCP 124, 204113 (2006))

Bronsted Acidity from Molecular Electrostatic Potential: The Strongest acid that can be stored in Glass H[CHB11H11]

Poster Presented at TCS-2004,BARC 

(see JCP 122, 164108 (2005))


  • V. Ganesh, R. K. Dongare, P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Molecular Tailoring Approach for Geometry Optimization of Large Molecules: Energy Evaluation and Parallelization Strategies, J. Chem. Phys.(in press)
  • P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Can Ring Strain be Realized in Momentum Space?, J. Amer. Chem. Soc.128, 10702 (2006). 
  • P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Atoms-in-Molecules in Momentum Space: A Hirshfeld Partitioning of Electron Momentum Densities, J. Chem. Phys. 124,  204113 (2006). 
  • P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Why are Carborane acids so acidic? An Electrostatic Interpretation of Bronsted Acid strengths, Inorg. Chem. 44, 9613 (2005).
  • P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Topography of Molecular Scalar Fields.II: An Appraisal of the Hierarchy Principle for Electron Momentum Densities, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 164108 (2005).
  • P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Topography of Molecular Scalar Fields.I: Algorithm and Poincare-Hopf Relation, J. Chem. Phys. 121, 5037 (2003).
  •  G. Mehta, S. R. Singh, P. Balanarayan and Shridhar R. Gadre, Electrophilic Additions to a 2-Methylenebicyclo[2, 1, 1]hexane System: Probing Pi-Face selectivity for Electrostatic and Orbital Effects, Org. Lett. 4, 2297 (2002).