Professor Kunchur’s research in superconductivity is
internationally recognized and he has been __invited over a hundred times to
speak in 14 countries__. He has been elected a __Fellow of the American
Physical Society__, selected as a __National Research Council Senior Fellow__.
He has won USC’s __Russell Research Award__ as well as external research
awards. His work has been cited in over 65 books and review articles and was
continuously funded for 20 years by the U.S. Department of Energy. Kunchur's
research in superconductivity has led to the __discovery of new effects__
such as the Hot-Electron Vortex Instability, Flux Fragmentation, Flux-Creep
Memory Effect, etc. His group provided historic confirmations of phenomena such
as : Free flux flow, Current-Induced Pair Breaking in HTS, Superfluid Ballistic
Acceleration, etc. __
Elsevier’s Encyclopedia named
a phase and effect after Kunchur__:

*Evaluating
Superconductors through Current Induced Depairing*, M. N. Kunchur,
Condens. Matter **4**, 54 (2019).
*
pdf
file *

*Dissipative-regime
measurements as a tool for confirming and characterizing near-room-temperature
superconductivity*, C. L. Dean and M.
N. Kunchur, review article in *Quantum Studies: Mathematics and Foundations*
**5**, 111-121 (2018).

*Anomalous
oscillatory magnetoresistance in superconductors*, M. N. Kunchur, C. L. Dean,
and B. I. Ivlev, *Phys. Rev. B* **94**, 054504 (2016).

*Current driven vortex-antivortex pair
breaking and vortex explosion in the Bi2Te3/FeTe interfacial superconductor,
*C. L. Dean, M.
N. Kunchur, Q.L. He, H. Liu, J. Wang, R. Lortz, I.K. Sou, Physica C** 527**, 46
(2016).
*
pdf
file *

*Energy Losses in Superconductors,* C. L. Dean, M. N. Kunchur, J. of
Power and Energy Eng. **4**, 20 (2016).

*Anomalous oscillatory magnetoresistance in superconducting
transitions,* M. N. Kunchur, C. L. Dean, and B. I.
Ivlev, submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett. (2016).

*
Current induced depairing in the Bi2Te3/FeTe
interfacial superconductor, *M. N. Kunchur, C. L. Dean, N. Shayesteh
Moghadam, J. M. Knight, Q. L. He, H. Liu, J. Wang, R. Lortz, I. K. Sou, and A.
Gurevich, Phys. Rev. B 92, 094502 (2015). *
pdf
file *

*
Pinning mechanism in electron-doped HTS Nd2-xCexCuO4-d epitaxial films, *A.
Guarino, A. Leo, G. Grimaldi, N. Martucciello, C. Dean, M. N. Kunchur, S. Pace
and A. Nigro, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 124011 (2014).

*
Depairing current density of Nd2-xCexCuO4-d superconducting films, *M. N.
Kunchur, C. Dean, M. Liang, N. S. Moghaddam, A. Guarino, A. Nigro,G. Grimaldi,
A. Leo, Physica C 495, 66 (2013).*
Depairing current density of infinite-layer Sr1-xLaxCuO2 superconducting films, *
M. Liang, M. N. Kunchur, L. Fruchter, Z.Z. Li, Physica C 492, 178 (2013).

*
The Vortex Explosion Transition, M. N. Kunchur, *M. Liang, and A. Gurevich,
AIP Conf. Proc. 1512,
19 (2013).

*
Thermally activated dynamics of
spontaneous perpendicular vortices tuned by parallel magnetic fields in thin
superconducting films, *M. N. Kunchur, M. Liang, and A. Gurevich,
Phys. Rev. B 86, 024521 (2012).
pdf
file

*
Non-Linear and Unstable Flux Vortex Dynamics, *M. N. Kunchur, M. Liang, J.
Hua, and Z. Xiao, AIP Conf. Proc. 1349, 911 (2011).

*
Transient response of a superconductor in an applied electric field, *M. N.
Kunchur and G. F. Saracila, Ch. no. 10, pg. 129 in “Physical Properties of
Nanosystems”, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and
Biophysics; Bonca, Janez; Kruchinin, Sergei (Eds.); 1st Edition, 2011, IX, 350
p., Hardcover; ISBN: 978-94-007-0043-7 (2011).

*
Vortex instability in molybdenum-germanium superconducting films, *M. Liang
and M. N. Kunchur, Phys. Rev. B **82**, 144517 (2010). pdf
file

*
Evaluating free flux flow in low-pinning
molybdenum-germanium superconducting films, *M. Liang, M. N. Kunchur,
J. Hua and Z. Xiao, Phys. Rev. B **82**, 064502 (2010).
pdf
file

*
Ballistic acceleration of a supercurrent
in a superconductor, *G. F. Saracila and M. N. Kunchur, Phys. Rev.
Lett. **102**, 077001 (2009).
pdf
file

*
Time evolution of a supercurrent during an applied voltage, *M. N. Kunchur
and G. F. Saracila, Proceedings of the 53rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium,
vol. 53, pg. 907 (2008).

*
Temporal resolution of hearing probed
by bandwidth restriction,*
M. N. Kunchur, Acta
Acustica united with Acustica **94**, 594–603 (2008).
pdf
file

*High-field
flux dynamics in disordered two-band superconductivity*,
J. M. Knight and M. N.
Kunchur, book chapter no. 7, pg. 71 in "Electron Transport in Nanosystems", Eds.
J. Bonca and S. Kruchinin,
Springer Publishers
(ISBN:
978-1-4020-9144-5), Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2008).

*Probing the temporal resolution and bandwidth of human hearing ,* M. N.
Kunchur, Proc. of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA) **2**, 050006 (2008).
pdf file

*
Flux flow in a two-band superconductor with delocalized
electric fields,* J. M.
Knight and M. N. Kunchur, Phys. Rev. B **77**, 024516 (2008).
pdf
file

*Audibility of temporal smearing and time misalignment of
acoustic signals,* M.
N. Kunchur, Technical Acoustics, 17 (2007).
pdf
file

*Energy relaxation at
a hot-electron vortex instability,*
J. M. Knight and M. N.
Kunchur, Phys. Rev. B** 74**, 64512 (2006).
pdf
file

*Anomalous flux dynamics in magnesium diboride films, *
M. N. Kunchur, G.
Saracila, D. A. Arcos, Y. Cui, A. Pogrebnyakov, P. Orgiani, X. X. Xi, P. W.
Adams, and D. P. Young, Physica C** 437-438**, 171-175 (2006).
pdf
file

*Suppressed flux motion in magnesium
diboride films*, D. H. Arcos and M. N. Kunchur,
Phys. Rev. B (in press) 2005. pdf
file

*Current-Induced Pair Breaking in
Magnesium Diboride*, M. N. Kunchur,
Topical Review published in the J. Phys.: Condens. Matter **16**, R1183-R1204
(2004). pdf
file

*
The pair-breaking critical current
density of magnesium diboride,*
M. N. Kunchur, Sung-Ik Lee, and W. N. Kang, Phys Rev.
B

*Critical flux pinning and enhanced
upper-critical-field in magnesium diboride films,*
M. N. Kunchur, C. Wu, B. I. Ivlev, Sung-Ik Lee, and W. N. Kang, Phys. Rev. B **68**, 100503 (2003). pdf file ps file

*Mixed-state transport
characteristics of magnesium diboride films, *M.
N. Kunchur, C. Wu, D. H. Arcos, G. Saracila, E.-M. Choi, K. H. P. Kim, W. N. Kang,
S.-I. Lee, Braz. J. Phys. **33**, 705 (2003). pdf
file ps file

*
Unstable flux flow due to heated electrons in
Y-Ba-Cu-O films,* M. N. Kunchur, Phys. Rev.
Lett. **89**, 137005
(2002). pdf file

*Hot-Electron Instability in Superconductors, *M.
N. Kunchur and J. M. Knight, Mod. Phys. Lett. B **17**, 549 (2003).
pdf file

*Shear
fragmentation of unstable flux flow,* M. N. Kunchur, B.I. Ivlev, and J. M.
Knight, Phys. Rev. B **66**, 60505
(2002). pdf file

*
Steps
in the negative-differential-conductivity regime of a superconductor,*
M. N. Kunchur, B.I. Ivlev, and J. M. Knight, Phys. Rev. Lett. **87**, 177001 (2001). pdf file

*Van
Hove singularities and vortex motion in superconductors,* B.I. Ivlev, M. N. Kunchur
and S. Mejia Rosales, Phys. Rev. B
**64**, 024508 (2001). pdf file

*
Metallic
normal state of YBa _{2}Cu_{3}O_{7} , *M. N.Kunchur, B. I. Ivlev, D. K.
Christen, and J. M. Phillips, Phys. Rev. Lett.

*Cherenkov** resonances in vortex
dissipation in superconductors, *B.I. Ivlev, S.
Mejia Rosales, and M. N. Kunchur, Phys. Rev. B **60**, 12419 (1999). pdf file

*Hysteretic Internal Fields and Critical
Currents in Polycrystalline Superconductors*, M. N. Kunchur and T. R. Askew, J. Appl.
Phys. **84**, 6763 (1998).pdf
file GZipped PS file

*Decomposition
of the Hall effect in the mixed state of superconductors*, M. N.
Kunchur, D. K. Christen, and B. I. Ivlev, Physica C **307**, 241 (1998).pdf file

*High
frequency effects in superconductors from short duration dc pulses*, M. N.
Kunchur, D. K. Christen, and J. M. Phillips, pg. 180 in "Advances in
Superconductivity and its Applications to Microwaves", Eds. G. P. Srivasatava and R. P. Tandon,
Allied Publishers Ltd., New Delhi (1998).pdf file ps file

*
Hall effect in YBa _{2}Cu_{3}O_{7 }in the
limit of free flux flow*,
M. N. Kunchur, D. K. Christen, C. E. Klabunde, and J. M. Phillips, Phys. Rev. Lett.

*
Pair-breaking
effect of high current densities on the superconducting transition on YBa _{2}Cu_{3}O_{7
}*, M. N.Kunchur, D. K.
Christen, C. E. Klabunde, and J. M. Phillips, Phys.
Rev. Lett.

*
Observation
of free flux flow at high dissipation levels in YBa _{2}Cu_{3}O_{7
}epitaxial films*, M. N. Kunchur, D.
K. Christen, and J. M. Phillips, Phys. Rev. Lett

*Exploring the dissipative regime of superconductors
for practical current-lead applications*,
M. N. Kunchur, D. K. Christen, C. E. Klabunde, and K.
Salama, Appl. Phys. Lett.
**67**, 848 (1995).pdf file

*
Novel transport behavior found in the dissipative
regime of superconductors*, M. N.
Kunchur, Mod. Phys. Lett. B. **9**,
399 (1995). (Hard copy can be sent by mail upon requrest.)

*Transport
Behavior in Superconductors at Extreme Dissipation Levels*, M. N. Kunchur, D.
K. Christen, and B. I. Ivlev, pg. 135 in
"Advances in Superconductivity: New Materials, Critical Currents and
Devices", Eds. R. Pinto, S. K. Malik, A. K.
Grover, and P. Ayyub, New Age International Ltd.
Publishers, New Delhi (1997).pdf file

*Critical
fields and critical currents of superconducting discs in transverse magnetic
fields*, M.N. Kunchur and S.J. Poon,
Phys. Rev. B **43**, 2916 (1991).pdf file

*
Superposition
of decaying flux distributions: A memory effect from flux creep*, M.N. Kunchur, S.J.
Poon, and M.A. Subramanian, Phys. Rev. B **41**,
4089 (1990).pdf file

*
Absence
of Superconductivity in Metallic Granular Aluminum*, M. Kunchur, P. Lindenfeld, W. L. Mclean, and J. S. Brooks, Phys. Rev. Lett. **59**, 1232 (1987).pdf file

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