• Qualifications :

    PhD (Physics 1991, University of Arkansas)

    MSc (Physics 1985, Northern Illinois University)

    BSc (Physics 1982, Northern Illinois University)

  • Specialisation :

    Condensed Matter Physics - High Temperature Superconductors

  • Areas of Research :

    High Temperature Superconductors

  • Current Projects and Grants :

    Superconductivity and Mechanism in Materials with High Frequency Phonons  (SAGA STGL-001-2005)

  • Selected Publications :


    R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Introduction to Superconductivity in Metals, Alloys & Cuprates, UPSI Publisher, 197 pg. ISBN 983-2620-35-X.

    S. C. Lim, R. Abd-Shukor & K. W. Kwek (eds.), 1998. Frontiers in Quantum Physics, Springer-Verlag, 349 pg. ISBN 981-4021-04-0


    1. R. Abd-Shukor, 2007. Electron-Phonon Coupling Constant of Cuprate Based High Temperature Superconductors. Solid State Communications (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) 142: 587-590.

    2. Kong Wei, R. Abd-Shukor, 2007. Superconducting and Transport Properties of (Bi-Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O with Nano-Cr2O3 Additions. Journal of Electronic Materials (Springer, USA) 36(12): 1648-1651.

    3. W. S. Chiu, S. Radiman, M. H. Abdullah, P. S. Khiew N. M. Huang, R. Abd-Shukor, 2007. One Pot Synthesis of Monodisperse Fe3O4 Nanocrystals by Pyrolysis Reaction of Organometallic Compound, Materials Chemistry and Physics (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) 106: 231-235.

    4. L. M. Yeoh, M. Ahmad, R. Abd-Shukor, 2007. Synthesis of Ru2Sr2GdCu2O8 by the sol-gel route. Materials Letters (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) 61:2451-2453.

    5. Ahmad K. Yahya, A. Ishak, I. Hamadneh, R. Abd-Shukor, 2006. Effects of Ho3+ Substitution on Ultrasonic Attenuation in HoBa2-xHoxCu3O7-_ Superconductors Materials Science Forum (Trans Tech Publications Inc., Switzerland), 517: 17-20.

    6. R. Abd-Shukor, S.Y. Yahya, M.H. Jumali, I. Hamadneh, S.A. Halim, 2006. Transport Critical Current Density of Ag-Sheathed Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Multifilament Superconductor Tapes with Magnetic Nanopowders g-Fe2O3, Journal of Physics: Conf. Ser., (The Institute of Physics, United Kingdom) 43:71-74.

    7. K T Lau, S Y Yahya, R Abd-Shukor, 2006. Enhanced Flux Pinning in Ag-Sheathed Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductors Tapes with Addition of Magnetic Nanorod _-Fe2O3, Journal of Applied Physics (American Institute of Physics) 99(12): 123904-123907.

    8. Baktiar Musa, Ahmad K. Yahya, Faizah Md. Salleh, R. Abd-Shukor, 2006. Effects of Ag Addition on Superconductivity and Microstructure of DyBa2Cu3O7-_-Ag Composite, Materials Science Forum (Trans Tech Publications Inc., Switzerland), 517: 41-44.

    9. R. Abd-Shukor, S.Y. Yahya, 2006. Magnetic Nanoparticles as Pinning Center in Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O/Ag Superconductor Tapes, Materials Science Forum (Trans Tech Publications Inc., Switzerland), 517: 212-216.

    10. Imad Hamadneh, Yeong Wai Kuan, Lee Teik Hui, R. Abd-Shukor, 2006. Formation of Tl0.85Cr0.15Sr2CaCu2O7 Superconductor From Ultrafine Co-precipitated Powders, Materials Letter (Elsevier Science, Netherlands), 60: 734-736.

    11. R. Abd-Shukor, C.A. Kek, W. K. Yeoh, 2006. Superconducting Properties Of Ce-Substituted TaSr2(Gd,Ce)2Cu2Oy, Journal of Materials Science (Springer, USA) 41(12): 3799-3803.

    12. Nor Azah Nik-Jaafar, A.S. Halim, R. Abd-Shukor, 2005. Sound Velocity and Ultrasonic Attenuation in RuSr2GdCu2O8, Superconductor Science & Technology (The The Institute of Physics Publishing, UK) 18:1365-1369.

    13. R. Abd-Shukor, 2005. Van Hove Electron-Phonon Coupling constant in Cuprate High Temperature Superconductor, J. Fiz. Mal. 26(1): 1-4.

    14. S.Y.Yahya, M.H.Jumali, K.T.Lau, R. Abd-Shukor, 2005. Transport critical current density of Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O/Ag superconductor tapes with addition of magnetic nanopowder _-Fe2O3, Science & Technology of Advanced Materials (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) 6(5): 525-528.

    15. K. T. Lau & R. Abd-Shukor, 2005. Pinning Strength in Ag-Sheathed (Bi,Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductor Tapes Studied From Current Electric-Field Characteristics, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics(Kluwer Academic Publisher, USA),16: 17-19.

    16. R. Abd-Shukor & Chong Tet Vui, 2005. Ultrasonic Velocity in Zn Substituted GdBaSrCu3O7-( Physica B (Elsevier Science, Netherlands), 357(3-4: 253-258.

    17. W.Y.Yip, A.K. Koh, R. Abd-Shukor, 2005. Superconducting Properties of Pr Substituted (Dy1-xPrx)SrBaCu3O7-d Ceramics International (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) 31(4): 533-536.

    18. Ahmad K. Yahya, W.F. Abdullah, M.H. Jumali, R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Superconducting and normal state behaviors of (Tl,Bi)Sr2-xTixCa0.9Y0.1Cu2O7 ceramics, Ceramics International (Elsevier Science, Netherlands), 30(7): 1591-1595.

    19. N.A.Hamid, B. Musa, A.K. Yahya, M.H. Jumali, R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Effects of elemental substitutions involving Bi and Cr on superconductivity of TlSr2(Ca,Y),Cu2O7 Ceramics, Ceramics International (Elsevier Science, Netherlands), 30(7): 1585-1589.

    20. S. Y. Yahya, M.H. Jumali, C.H. Lee, R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Effect of _-Fe2O3 on the transport critical current density of (Bi1.6Pb0.4)Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 Superconductors, Journal of Materials Science (Springer MA, USA) 39: 7125-7128.

    21. Ahmad K. Yahya, N.A. Hamid, R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Anomalous elastic response of REBa2-xHoxCu3O7-d (RE=Ho) ceramic superconductors, Ceramics International (Elsevier Science, Netherlands), 30(7): 1597-1601.

    22. Mahizah Ismail, R. Abd-Shukor, Imad Hamadneh, S.A. Halim, 2004. Transport Current Density of Ag-Sheathed Superconductor Tapes Using Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Powders Prepared from Co-precipitation Method, Journal of Materials Science (Kluwer Publisher, USA) 39: 3517 - 3519.

    24. Chong Tet Vui & R. Abd-Shukor, 2004. Acoustic Study on Polycrystalline Pr2-xCexCuO4 (x = 0 and 0.15). Modern Physics Letters B (World Scientific, Singapore) 18 (7-8): 301-308.

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