Department of Physics

Research areas

Condensed Matter Physics: Electron correlation in one and many component quantum fluids, many body effects in inhomogeneous electron systems and metal surfaces. Theoretical studies of magnetic systems and super conductivity, Electronic structures of ordered and disordered alloys, insulators, conjugated polymers, cluster, strongly correlated systems, novel magnetic systems, development of wave­function based ab­initio methods for electronic structure calculations. Biophysics, complex fluids polymers, Stochastic processes, Non­equilibrium dynamics, Slow glassy dynamics, Granular inelastic gases.

High Energy Physics: Properties and interaction of elementary particles, Gauge field theories and applications to cosmology, Neutrino physics and CP violation, String theory, Collider physics and QCD spin physics.

Condensed Matter Physics (Experimental): Magnetic oxide thin films and metallic multilayers for various applications, Amorphous magnetic materials, Magnetism in intermetallics, Nano magnetism and Bio magnetism, Strongly correlated electron systems, Metal­insulator transition, quasi­ 1d/2d magnetic systems and doping effects, High Tc superconductivity, Josephson tunneling in superconductors. Dilute magnetic semiconductors, semiconductor nanostructures and spintronics materials. Electrical and optical properties of semiconducting oxide and nitride (GaN, SiC, ZnO) thin films, nanoparticles and nanostructured thin films, Langmiur Blodgett organic multilayers, conducting polymers, Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) process; Polycrystalline and single crystal diamond films, Carbon nanotubes (SWNT and MWNTs); their structural and electrical properties. Bilayer GaAS quantum wells & particle Physics (Experimental)

Nuclear Physics: Nuclei at high angular momentum Hadron Physics, Physics beyond standard model and relativistic Heavy ion Physics, next generation detector research & development.

Laser, Optics & Spectroscopy (Experimental): Laser spectroscopy, Fiber optics, Nonlinear optics, Ultra­fast phenomena and near field Optics & nano photonics.