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  • Dr. Ghulam Murtaza

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    Deanship of Research

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PhD in Physics, Hazara University Mansehra

  1. Shah, S.H., Murtaza, G., Baz, A., Algrafy, E., Laref, A. and Kattan, N.A., 2020. Study of anion replacement effect on SrCd2X2 (X= P, As, Sb, Bi) compounds by FPLAPW+ lo. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 119, p.105290.
  2. Shah, S.H., Khan, S., Murtaza, G., Ali, M.A., Laref, A., Algrafy, E. and Ahmadini, A.A.H., 2020. Anion replacement effect on BaCd2X2 (X= P, As, Sb, Bi) compounds: A first principles study. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, p.121589.
  3. Rahman, N., Husain, M., Yang, J., Murtaza, G., Sajjad, M., Habib, A., Karim, A., Haq, M.U., Rauf, A., Nisar, M. and Khan, M.Y., 2020. First Principle Study of Structural, Electronic, Elastic, and Magnetic Properties of Half-Heusler Compounds ScTiX (X= Si, Ge, Pb, In, Sb, and Tl). Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, pp.1-8.
  4. Shakeel, Reshak, A.H., Khan, S., Laref, A., Murtaza, G. and Bila, J., 2020. Pressure induced physical variations in the lead free fluoropervoskites XYF3 (X= K, Rb, Ag; Y= Zn, Sr, Mg): Optical materials. Optical Materials, 109, p.110325.
  5. Yasmeen Begum, Shamim Khan, Ali H. Reshak, Amel Laref, Zoobia Amir, G. Murtaza, Jiri Bila, Mohd R. Johan, Taghreed H. Al‐Noor., Structural, electronic and optoelectronic properties of AB5C8 (A = Cu/Ag; B = In and C = S, Se and Te) compounds, Int. J. Energy Res., Int. J. Energy Res. 2021;45:4014–4025.
  6. Rehan Ullah, Malak Azmat Ali, Afzal Khan, G. Murtaza, Asif Mahmood, Shahid M. Ramay,

Influence of the spin-orbit coupling effect on the electronic and thermoelectric properties of Cs2MI6 (M = Zr, Hf) variant perovskites, Materials Research Bulletin, 134 (2021) 111112,

  1. Malak Azmat Ali, Rehan Ullah, Syed Abdullah, Mian Abbas Khan, G. Murtaza, Amel Laref, Nessrin A. Kattan, An investigation of half-metallic variant perovskites A2NbCl6 (A= K, Rb) for spintronic based applications, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 293 (2020) 121823.
  2. Saeed, M., Ali, M.A., Murad, S., Ullah, R., Alshahrani, T., Laref, A. and Murtaza, G., 2020. Pressure induced Structural, Electronic, Optical and Thermal Properties of CsYbBr3, A theoretical investigation. Journal of Materials Research and Technology 10, (2021) 687-696.
  3. Khan, Z., Murtaza, G., Khan, A.A., Laref, A., Kattan, N.A. and Haneef, M., Different physical properties of bi‐alkali pnictogen compounds using density functional theory. International Journal of Energy Research, (2020) 1–16.
  4. Rehan Ullah, Ali H. Reshak, Malak Azmat Ali, Afzal Khan, Ghulam Murtaza, Murefahmana AL-Anazy, Hind Althib, Tahani H. Flemban, Pressure dependent Elasto-Mechanical stability and thermoelectric properties of MYbF3 (M=Rb, Cs) materials for renewable energy, Accepted in International Journal of Energy Research, 2021, 1-13.
  5. SadiaTabassam, Ali H. Reshak, G. Murtaza, S. Muhammad, A. Laref, Masood Yousaf, A. M. Mustafa, A,  Bakri, J. Bila , Co2YZ (Y= Cr, Nb, Ta, V and Z= Al, Ga) Heusler alloys under the effect of pressure and strain, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 104 (2021) 107841
  6. G. Murtaza, Abdul Ahad Khan, Murefah mana AL-Anazy, Amel Laref, Qasim Mahmood, Zeshan Zada, Muhammad Aman, Anionic variations for BaMg2X2 (X= N to Bi) compounds by Density function theory, Eur. Phys. J. Plus 136 (2021) 173(1-16).
  7. Muhammad Saeed, Zubaida Noor, Roshan Ali, Amel Laref, Hind M. Althib, Tahani H. Flemban, G. Murtaza, Prediction of novel X2ZnZ4(X= Sc, Y; Z= S, Se) spinels materials for renewable energy applications, Int. J. Energy Res. 2021;1–9.
  8. Muhammad Saeed, Zubaida Noor, Amel Laref, Hind Althib, Tahani H. Flemban, G. Murtaza, Insights into the structural, electronic and optical properties of MgA2B4(A= Sc, Y; B= S, Se) spinel compounds: Direct energy band gap materials, Materials Science in semiconductor Processing 127 (2021) 105736.
  9. Malak Azmat Ali, Thamraa Alshahrani, G. Murtaza, Defective perovskites Cs2SeCl6 and Cs2TeCl6 as novel high temperature potential thermoelectric materials, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 127 (2021) 105728.
  10. M. Wakeel, G. Murtaza, Hayat Ullah, Shamim Khan, A. Laref, Zoobia Ameer, Saleem Ayaz Khan, Structural, electronic, and magnetic properties of palladium based full Heusler compounds: DFT study, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 608 (2021) 412716.
  11. G. Murtaza, Thamraa Alshahrani, R.M. Arif Khalil, Q. Mahmood, Tahani H. Flemban, Hind Althib, A. Laref, Lead Free Double Perovskites Halides X2AgTlCl6 (X = Rb, Cs) for solar cells and renewable energy applications, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 297 (2021) 121988.
  12. Abdul Ahad Khan, G. Murtaza, Ali H. Reshak, Zubaida Noor, Murefah mana AL-Anazy, Hind Althib, Tahani H. Flemban, A. Laref, AM Mustafa Al Bakri, J. Bila, First-principles calculations of structural, electronic, optical and thermoelectric properties of ternary d-metal sulfides Sc2CdS4 and Y2CdS4 compounds, International journal of Energy Research 45 (2021) 13657-13667.
  13. Muhammad Faizan, K. C. Bhamu, G. Murtaza, Xin He, N. Kulhari, Murefah mana AL‐Anazy, S. H. Khan Electronic and Optical Properties of Vacancy Ordered Double Perovskites A2BX6 (A = Rb, Cs; B = Sn, Pd, Pt; and X = Cl, Br, I): A first principles study, Scientific Reports 11, 6965 (2021).
  14. Malak Azmat Ali, Rehan Ullah, Tahani I. Al-Muhimeed, Abeer A. AlObaid, Shabana Bibi, Nessrin A. Kattan, Neelum Rashid, G. Murtaza, Spin-based transport properties of Cs2WX6 (X = Cl, Br) ferromagnets for spin-injected thermoelectric current, Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2021) 136:568
  15. Q. Mahmood, Taharh Zelai, Tariq Usman, Samah Al-Qaisi, Manal Morsi, Hind Albalawi, A.I. Aljameel, Osama Abdul aziz Alamri, G. Murtaza, First-principles study of lead-free double perovskites K2Pt(Cl/Br)6 for optoelectronic and renewable energy applications, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 301 (2021) 122294.
  16. Malak Azmat Ali, Sajad Ahmad Dar, Hind Althib, Tahani H. Flemban, Amel Laref, G. Murtaza, On the appealing perspectives of Structural, Electronic, Mechanical and Thermoelectric properties of Vacancy Ordered double Perovskites Tl2(Se, Te)Cl6, Accepted in Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2021.
  17. M. Tariq, M.A. Ali, A. Laref, G. Murtaza, Anion replacement effect on the physical properties of metal halide double perovskites Cs2AgInX6 (X=F, Cl, Br, I), Solid State Communications, 314–315, (2020) 113929
  18. M.A Ali, R Ullah, S Murad, SA Dar, A Khan, G Murtaza, A Laref, The Insight into pressure tunable structural, electronic and optical properties of CsYbF3 via DFT calculations, European Physical Journal Plus 135 (3) (2020) 309
  19. M. Ullah, S. Khan, A. Laref, G. Murtaza, Electronic and optical properties of Sr3X2 (X=N, P, As, Sb and Bi) compounds: First principles study, Philosophical Magazine 100 (2020) 768-781
  20. M.A. Ali, G. Murtaza, A. Laref Exploring the ferromagnetic half metallic nature of Cs2NpBr6 via spin polarized density functional theory, Chinese Physics B 29 (2020) 066102
  21. Syed Hatim Shah, Wilayat Khan, A. Laref, G. Murtaza Effects of anion replacement on the physical properties of CaCd2X2 (X = P, As, Sb, Bi), Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 127 (2019) 81-87
  22. MA Ali, H Aleem, B Sarwar, G Murtaza,


  1. First-principles calculations for optoelectronic properties of AlSb and GaSb under influence of spin–orbit interaction effect, Indian Journal of Physics, 1-8 (2019)
  2. A.A. Khan, W.. Khan, A. Khan, A. Laref, A. Zeb, G. Murtaza, Investigation of the structural, electrical, optical and magnetic properties of XMg4Mn6O15 (X= K, Rb, and Cs) compounds, Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 066102

Assistant Professor in Physics since 2012

Classical Mechnaics

Optical properties of Solids

Solid State Physics

Statisitcal Mechanics

Density Functional Theory

First principles study of perovskite materials.