School of Basic Sciences

Department of Physics

The Department of Physical Sciences has been started to prepare young students for career in Physics and also initiate research activities on cutting edge topics having direct relevance to current science and technologies. The main objective is to provide strong foundations to the students through basic as well as applied courses. In addition, this centre is trying to create an environment of scientific excellence where every member will be given ample opportunities to excel in their fields. Teaching and research are complementary to each other in creating healthy, vibrant and productive academic environment. At present, the centre has faculty members who are involved in high quality research in thrust areas. This will motivate the students who plan to make career in physical sciences. The department is striving to be recognized as a department of Excellence in education and research on national as well as international level. The department aims to provide a beneficial impact on nearby educational communities by providing advanced education and research.

The department is initiating M. Sc. in Physics with specialization in nanophysics and Ph. D. program in Physics. The Nanophysics specialization involves the techniques to fabricate small size materials in order to study the physics at nanoscale. Furthermore, it will explore the properties and technological applications of modern functional, nanostructured and nanocomposite materials. This specialized post-graduation program is aimed to develop the expertise giving students an opportunity to make career in the Nanophysics. The program has balanced semester and choice based credit course structure with flexible seamless curricula which emphasize interdisciplinary nature of Science in the 21st century and promote exploration, innovation and research.


Faculty

  1. Dr. Santosh Kumar Mahapatra, Professor
  2. Dr. Prashant S. Alegaonkar, Associate Professor & HOD
  3. Dr. Surender Kumar Sharma, Associate Professor
  4. Dr. Achchhe Lal Sharma, Assistant Professor
  5. Dr. Kamlesh Yadav, Assistant Professor
  6. Dr. Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor

Non Teaching Staff

  1. Mr.Gurpreet Singh, Lab Assistant

Academic Programmes Offered

The Department of Physical Sciences offers the following programmes:

  • M.Sc. Physics
  • Ph. D. Physics

Syllabi

Academic Calender

Events & Activities

Event Report of 125th birth anniversary celebration of eminent Indian physicist Prof. M. N. Saha

Event Report of Indo-European Seminar on Nuclear & High Energy Physics

Research Highlights

The faculty members associated with the Department are involved in high quality theoretical as well as experimental research in thrust areas such as deposition and characterization of thin films, synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, materials processing of nanocrystalline/nanocomposite through various routes and their structural, surface and thermal analysis etc. The faculty members are also involved in theoretical/computational modelling of materials at nanoscale. The CPS has procured some important equipment such as microwave synthesis monowave, Potentiostate/Galvanostate, pH meter, electronic balance, hydraulic press for synthesizing variety of nano-materials like nanoparticles, nanotubes, quantum dots, etc.

Laboratory Facilities

Department of Physical  Sciences is equipped with instruments such as Spray Pyrolysis Technique, Electrochemical workstation, Microwave Synthesis: Monowave, Potentiostate/Galvanostate, Digital Micro balance, Bench top pH Meter, Vacuum Oven, Manual Hydraulic Pressure.  Along with research instruments, department has a teaching laboratory for M. Sc. students which include following equipment:

Equipment in Lab

M. Sc. Physics teaching laboratory

Basic Electronics Laboratory
Rectifiers with capacitive input filters
Zener diode shunt voltage regulator
Diode clipping and clamping circuit
Transistor common emitter amplifier
Transistor Colpitt oscillator
Transistor Hartley oscillator
h-parameter of transistor in CE configuration
Transistor multivibrators
Op-Amp parameters & application
Timer IC NE 555 multivibrator

Modern Physics Laboratory
Franck Hertz Experiment
Millikan’s Oil Drop Experiment
Photoelectric Effect
Four Probe Methods
Michelson Interferometer
He-Ne Laser with Diffraction Grating
Dual Nature of Electron

Research Laboratory
Glove BOX
Solar Simulator PET instrument
Thermal Evaporation System
Tyrone & Dell Workstations

Digital Electronics Laboratory
Digital Workstation
Logic Gates
Universal Gates
De-Morgan's Theorem
Adders and Subtractors
Flip-Flop
Multiplexer and Demultiplexer
Encoder and Decoder
Counters
Shift Registers

Solid State Physics Laboratory
Hall Effect
Measurement of Dielectric Constant
Magnetic Parameters of a Magnetic Material by Hysteresis Loop Tracer
Magnetic Susceptibility of Magnetic Solids by Gauy's Method.
Measurement of Magnetoresistance
Electron Spin Resonance

Nuclear Physics Laboratory
G. M. Counter Setup
Gamma Ray Spectroscopy System

Publications

  1. “Stability, Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Chalcogen (Se,Te) Monolayers” Jaspreet Singh, Pooja Jamdagni, Mukesh Jakhar and Ashok Kumar Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  22 5749 (2020) IF 3.567
  2. “Pressure and Electric Field Tuning of Schottky Contacts in PdSe2/ZT-MoSe2 van der Waals Heterostructure” Mukesh Jakhar, Jaspreet Singh, Ashok Kumar and K. Tankeshwar Nanotechnology  31 145710 (2019) IF 3.399
  3. “Superior Mechanical and Electronic Properties of Novel 2D Allotropes of As and Sb Monolayers” Pooja Jamdagni, Anil Thakur, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia and Ravindra Pandey J. Phys. Chem. C  123 27214 (2019) IF 4.309
  4. “Strain Tunable Schottky Barriers and Tunneling Characteristics of Borophene/MX2 van der Waals Heterostructures” Neha Katoch, Ashok Kumar, Raman Sharma, P. K. Ahluwalia, Jagdish Kumar Physica E  DOI:10.1016/j.physe.2019.113842 IF 3.176
  5. “Electronic Transport and Thermoelectric Performance of Defected Monolayer MoS2” Munish Sharma, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia Physica E, 107 117 (2019) IF 3.176
  6. “Si and Ge based Metallic Core/Shell Nanowires for Nano-electronic Device Applications” Prabal Dev Bhuyan, Ashok Kumar, Yogesh Sonvane , P. N. Gajjar, Reeta Magri and Sanjeev K. Gupta,   Sci. Rep.  8 16885  (2018).IF 4.011
  7. “Two Dimensional Allotropes of Arsenene with a Wide Range of High and Anisotropic Carrier Mobility” Pooja Jamdagni, Anil Thakur, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia and Ravindra Pandey,  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  20 29939  (2018) IF 3.567
  8. “Monolayer, Bilayer, and Heterostructures of Green Phosphorene for Water Splitting and Photovoltaics” Sumandeep Kaur, Ashok Kumar, Sunita Srivastava, K. Tankeshwar, Ravindra Pandey, J. Phys. Chem. C  122 26032  (2018) IF 4.309
  9. “Free-standing Pt and Pd Nanowires: Strain-modulated Stability and Magnetic and Thermoelectric Properties” Shivam Kansara, Sanjeev K. Gupta, Yogesh Sonvane, Ashok Kumar, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  20 28114  (2018) IF 3.567
  10. “Highly Infrared Sensitive VO2 Nanowires for a Nano-optical Device” Prabal Dev Bhuyan, Sanjeev K. Gupta,  Ashok Kumar, Yogesh Sonvane, P. N. Gajjar, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  20 11109  (2018) IF 3.567
  11. Neha Bhardwaj, Anurag Gaur and Kamlesh Yadav, “Effect of doping on optical properties in BiMn1−x(TE)xO3 (where x = 0.0, 0.1 and TE = Cr, Fe, Co, Zn) nanoparticles synthesized by microwave and sol-gel methods”, Applied Physics A 123, 429 (2017) (I.F.: 1.784).
  12.  Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, F.S. Razavi and G. D. Varma, “Effect of Ti4+ Doping on Magnetic Properties of Charge Ordered Bi0.3Ca0.7MnO3”, Mater. Res. Express 4 (2017) 076102 (I.F.: 1.449).
  13. Ajay Kumar and Kamlesh Yadav, “Optical Properties of Nanocrystallites Films of α-Fe2O3 and α-Fe2-xCrxO3 (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.9) Deposited on Glass Substrates”, Mater. Res. Express 4 (2017) 075003 (I.F.: 1.449).
  14.  Kamlesh Yadav, H. K. Singh, K. K. Maurya, G. D. Varma, “Thickness-dependent magnetic and transport properties of La0.5Sr0.5MnO3 thin films deposited by DC magnetron sputtering on the LaAlO3 substrate”, Applied Physics A 124, 66 (2018) (I.F.: 1.784).
  15.  Rohit Sharma and Kamlesh Yadav, “Effect of Lattice Defects on the Structural and Optical Properties of Ni1-XAgXO (where X=0.0, 0.01, 0.03, 0.05, 0.10 and 0.15) Nanoparticles”, Applied Physics A 124, 88 (2018) (I.F.: 1.784).
  16. Ankit Kumar; Mohit Madaan; Anil Arya; Shweta Tanwar; and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2020). Ion Transport, Dielectric and Electrochemical Properties of Sodium Ion-Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite: Application in EDLC" Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 31:10873–10888. [Impact factor (IF) = 2.220]
  17. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2020). A Glimpse on All-Solid-State Li-Ion Battery (ASSLIBs) Performance Based on Novel Solid Polymer Electrolytes: A Topical Review Journal of Materials Science 55:6242-6304. [IF = 3.553] 
  18. Pritam, Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2020). Selection of Best Composition of Na+ ion Conducting PEO-PEI Blend Solid Polymer Electrolyte Based on Structural, Electrical, and Dielectric Spectroscopic Analysis. Ionics, 26, 745–766. [IF = 2.394] 
  19. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2020). Investigation on Enhancement of Electrical, Dielectric and Ion Transport Properties of Nanoclay Based Blend Polymer Nanocomposites, Polymer Bulletin, 77, 2965–2999. [IF = 2.014] 
  20. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Tailoring of the Structural, Morphological, Electrochemical, and Dielectric Properties of Solid Polymer Electrolyte. Ionics, 25, 1617–1632. [IF = 2.394] 
  21. Pritam, Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Dielectric Relaxations and Transport Properties Parameter Analysis of Novel Blended Solid Polymer Electrolyte for Sodium Ion Rechargeable Batteries. Journal of Materials Science 54:7131–7155. [IF = 3.553]  
  22. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Electrolyte for Energy Storage/Conversion (Li+, Na+, Mg2+) Devices Based on PVC and Their Associated Polymer: A Comprehensive Review, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 23, 997–1059. [IF = 2.646]  
  23. Arya A, Sadiq M and  Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Structural, Electrical and Ion Transport Properties of Free Standing Blended Solid Polymeric Thin Films, Polymer Bulletin                                           76, 5149–5172. [IF = 2.014] 
  24. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Temperature and Salt-Dependent Dielectric Properties of Blend Solid Polymer Electrolyte Complexed with LiBOB, Macromolecular Research 27, 334–345. [IF = 2.047] 
  25. Arya A., Saykar N.G. and  Sharma, A. L.,*. (2019). Impact of Shape (Nanofiller vs. Nanorod) of TiO2 nanoparticle on Free Standing Solid Polymeric Separator for Energy Storage/Conversion Devices, J of Applied Polymer Science, 136, 47361. [IF = 2.28] 
  26. Arya A, Sadiq M and  Sharma, A. L.,*. (2018). Structural, Electrical and Ion Transport Properties of Free Standing Blended Solid Polymeric Thin Films, Polymer Bulletin                                       (DOI: 10.1007/s00289-018-2645-y) (Accepted).
  27. Arya A., and Sharma, A. L.,*. (2018). Temperature and Salt-Dependent Dielectric Properties of Blend Solid Polymer Electrolyte Complexed with LiBOB, Macromolecular Research 10.1007/s13233-019 (Accepted).
  28. Arya A., Saykar N.G. and  Sharma, A. L.,*. (2018). Impact of Shape (Nanofiller vs. Nanorod) of TiO2 nanoparticle on Free Standing Solid Polymeric Separator for Energy Storage/Conversion Devices, J of Applied Polymer Science (DOI: 10.1002/app.20182193) (Accepted).
  29. I. S. Sandhu, M. B. Kala, M. Thangadurai, M. Singh, M., P. S. Alegaonkar,D. R. Saroha, Comparative blast pressure attenuation study of rubber foam in blast wave generator and field test, J. of Comb., Expl., and Shock Waves (communicated) [Impact factor: 1.260]
  30. S. Chinke, R. Gawade, P. Alegaonkar, Synthesis and characterization of graphene-like nano Ribbons (GNR) using Chemical Vapor Deposition for shock absorbent application, AIP Proceedings (just accepted) [Impact factor: 0.560]
  31. S. Chinke, R. Gawade, P. Alegaonkar, Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene-Like Nano Flakes (GNF) using Chemical Vapor Deposition AIP Proceedings (just accepted) [Impact factor: 0.560]
  32. R. Kalal, B. Ropia, S. Chinke, H. Shekhar, , P. Alegaonkar, Effect of Rocket propulsion exhaust on thermo-physical properties of graphite nozzle, AIP Proceedings (ISSN: 1551-7616), 2115 (1), 030441, 2019  [Impact factor: 0.560]
  33. Shamal Chinke,  Rohini Gawade, P. S. Alegaonkar, Graphene Like Nano Carbon (GNC): Synthesis, Characterizations and Shock Absorption Application , Materials Today Proceedings (just accepted) [Impact factor: 0.870]
  34. S. Acharya, P. S. Alegaonkar and S. Datar SrAl4Fe8O19,  Hexaferriteand Reduced Graphene Oxide: For Microwave Absorption Application, AIP conference proceedings (just accepted). [Impact factor: 0.560]
  35. R.K. Kalal, H. Sekhar, P. S. Alegaonkar Studies on Heat Flux Imparted on Thermal Insulation Inside Rocket Motor, Containing Double Base Propellant, J. of Aerospace Technol. and Management (article in press) [Impact factor: 0.801]
  36. I. S. Sandhu, M. B. Kala, M. Thangadurai, M. Singh, M., P. S. Alegaonkar, D. R. Saroha,  Experimental Study of Blast Wave Mitigation in Open Cell FoamsMaterials Today: Proceedings, 5: 28170–28179, 2018. [Impact factor: 0.870]
  37. Ashwini P Alegaonkar, Aniruddha S Kibey, Prashant S Alegaonkar, Anjali Kshirsagar, Satish K Pardeshi, Experimental and theoretical study of tetrakis (dimethylamino) ethylene induced , magnetism in otherwise nonmagnetic graphene derivatives, Materials Chemistry and Physics (ISSN: 0254-0584), 222, 132-138, 2018. [Impact factor: 2.210]
  38. D.R. Saroha, Inderpal Singh Sandhu, Murugan Thangadurai, Prashant S. Alegaonkar, Mitigation of Blast . Induced Acceleration using open cell natural rubber and Synthetic Foam Defense Science Journal, 69, 1, 53-57, 2018. [Impact factor: 0.580]
  39. S. K. Mahapatra, N. Saykar, I. Banerjee, P. R. Hobson, A. K. Sharma, A. K. Ray Synthesis and dielectric characterisation of triiodide perovskite methylammonium lead iodide for energy applications, Journal of Materials Science, 0957-4522, 2018, IF. 2.195
  40. Gopikishan Sabavath, Pankaj KumarShaw, A.N. Sekar Iyengar, I. Banerjee, S. K. Mahapatra, Investigation of nonlinear dynamics of an excitable magnetron sputtering plasma, Results in Physics, 2211-3797, 2019, IF 3.042
  41. N Chawda, S Mishra, M Basu, H Chander, R Poddar, S K Mahapatra, Synthesis of gadolinium oxide nanocuboides for in vitro bioimaging applications, Materials Research Express2053-1591, 2019,  IF1.449
  42. I Banerjee, SK Mahapatra, C Pal, AK Sharma, AK Ray, Effect of Plasma Power on Reduction of Printable Graphene Oxide thin films on Flexible Substrate, Mater. Res. Express, 2053-1591, 2019, IF 1.449
  43. Tejal Barkhade, I Banerjee, SK Mahapatra, Nano Biointerface Study between Fe content TiO2 Nanoparticles & Adenosine Triphosphate Biomolecules in Surface and Interface Analysis, Surface and Interface Analysis        0142-2421, 2019, IF 1.319
  44. Chawda, Nitya; Basu, Mainak; Majumdar, Dipanwita; Poddar, Raju; Mahapatra, Santosh; Banerjee, Indrani, Engineering of Gadolinium Decorated Graphene Oxide Nanosheets for Multimodal Bioimaging and Drug Delivery, ACS Omega, 2470-1343, 2019, IF 2.584
  45. Tejal Barkhade,  S. K. Mahapatra  and  Indrani Banerjee , Study of Mitochondrial Swelling, Membrane Fluidity and ROS Production Induced by Nano-TiO2 and Prevented by Fe Incorporation, Toxicology research, 0300-483X, 2019, IF 3.547
  46. Tejal Barkhade , Ambadas Phatangare , Shailendra Dahiwale ,Santosh Kumar Mahapatra, Indrani Banerjee, Nano-bio interface study between Fe content TiO2 nanoparticles and adenosine triphosphate biomolecules, Surface and interface analysis, 0142-2421, 2019, IF 1.319
  47. Nilesh G Saykar , Ambadas Phatangare Banerjee , V N Bhoraskar , Asim K Ray and S K Mahapatra, Electron Beam Induced Synthesis of Ru-rGO and its Super Capacitive Behavior, 2 D materials, 2053-1583, 2019, IF 7.343
  48. Nitya Chawda,Mainak Basu, Dipanwita Majumdar, Raju Poddar, Santosh Kumar Mahapatra and Indrani Banerjee, Engineering of Gadolinium-Decorated Graphene Oxide Nanosheets for Multimodal Bioimaging and Drug Delivery, ACS Omega, 12470-12479, 2019, IF 2.584
  49. Navadeep Shrivastava, Joel Garcia, Uéslen Rocha, Carlos Ospina, Diego Muraca, A. S. de Menezes, Carlos Jacinto, Angelique Louie, Giorgio Zoppellaro, S. K. Sharma, “Binary Activated iron-oxide/SiO2/NaGdF4:RE (RE = Ce, Eu; Yb, Er) nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization and their potential for dual T1-T2 weighted imaging”, New Journal of Chemistry 44, 832-844 (2020) [IF = 3.07]
  50. S. K. Sharma, Navadeep Shrivastava, Francesco Rossi, Tung Le, N. T K. Thanh, “Nanoparticles based magnetic and photo induced hyperthermia for cancer treatment” Nano today 29, 100795 (2019) [IF = 16.59].
  51. Abdul Ahad, D. K. Shukla, F. Rahman, K. Gautam, K. Dey, S. S. Majid, S. K. Sharma, and J. A. H. Coaquira, “Griffith phase and charge-spin glass state in La1.5Sr0.5CoO4”, Applied Physics Letters 113 (10), 102405-102410 (2018) [IF = 3.495].
  52. Navadeep Shrivastava, Uéslen Rocha, Diego Muraca, Carlos Jacinto, Sergio Moreno, J. M. Vargas and S. K. Sharma, Magnetic upconverting fluorescent NaGdF4:Ln3+ and iron- oxide@NaGdF4:Ln3+ nanoparticles, 8, 056710 (2018) AIP Advances [IF = 1.579].
  53. F. S. M. Sinfrônio, J. A. O. Rodrigues, R. S. P. Fonseca, R. M. M. Prado, A. S. Menezes, M.C, Junior, Fernando Carvalho, S. K. Sharma, Effect of Co-substitution on the dielectric, magnetic and vibrational properties of copper ferrites obtained by microwave-hydrothermal method; Journal of Electronic Materials 47, 6821 (2018) [IF = 1.679]
  54. Navadeep Shrivastava, Uelson Rocha, Diego Muraca, Wagner Silva, Carlos Jacinto, Rajesh Kumar, S. K. Sharma, Insight into dual-modality of triply doped magnetic-luminescent iron-oxide/NaGdF4:RE3+ (RE = Ce, Tb, Dy) nanoparticles, 213, 358-361 (2018) Materials Letters [IF = 3.019].
  55. Navadeep Shrivastava, L. U. Khan, J. M. Vargas, Carlos Ospina, J. A. Q. Coaquira, Giorgio Zoppellaro, H. F. Brito, Yasir Javed, D. K. Shukla, M. C.F. Felinto, and S. K. Sharma, “Efficient Multicolor Tunabilty of Ultrasmall Ternary doped LaF3 Nanoparticles: Energy Conversion and Magnetic Behavior” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 27, 18660, 2017 (DOI: 10.1039/C7CP02235B) [ IF = 4.4906].
  56. Eduardo Guimarães Ratier de Arruda, Marcelo Alexandre de Farias, Sergio Augusto Venturinelli Jannuzzi, Stella de Almeida GonsalesRonaldo Adriano Timm, Surender SharmaGiorgio ZoppellaroLauro Tatsuo KubotaMarcelo Knobel, and André Luiz Barboza Formiga,  Synthesis, structural and magnetic characterization of a copper(II) complex of 2,6-di(1H-imidazol-2-yl)pyridine and its application in copper-mediated polymerization catalysis, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 466, 456-463 (2017) [IF= 2.046]
  57. Navadeep Shrivastava,   Latif Ullah Khan,  Zahid Ullah Khan,   Jose Vargas,  Oscar Moscoso-Londoño,   Carlos Ospina,  Hermi Felinto Brito,   Yasir Javed,  Maria Cláudia F. C. Felinto,   Alan S. de Menezes,  Marcelo Knobel, and   Surender Kumar Sharma,  Building block magneto-luminescent nanomaterials of iron-oxide/ZnS@LaF3:Ce3+,Gd3+,Tb3+ with green emission, Journal of Material Chemistry C 2017, 5, 2282 – 2290 [IF= 6.641]
  58. F.S.M. Sinfronio, P.Y.C. Santana, S.F.N. Coelho, F.C. Silva, A. S. De Menezes, and S. K. Sharma, Magnetic and Structural Properties of Cobalt- and Zinc-Substituted Nickel Ferrite Synthesized by Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal Method, Journal of Electronic Materials, 2017, 46, 1145. [IF = 1.679]
  59. Yogesh Kumar, Abhinav Pratap Singh, S. K. Sharma , R. J. Choudhary, P. Thakur , M. Knobel , N. B. Brookes , and Ravi Kumar, Ni3d– O2p hybridization dependent magnetic properties of LaNiO3 thin films, Thin Solid Films 619, 144-147 (2016)  [IF = 1.939]

Papers Presented in Seminars/Conferences/Symposia/Workshops

  1. Development Of Thin Solid Polymer Nanocomposite Films For Energy Storage Devices
    Third National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology June 06-07, 2015, M. Sadiq *, P K Sharma, Deep K Thakur and A L Sharma
  2. Study of Ionic Conductivity and Stability Properties of Solid Polymer Nanocomposites for Energy Storage/Conversion Applications
    Third National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology June 06-07, 2015, Anil Arya, Sweety Sharma and A L Sharma*
  3. Transport Properties of Solid Polymer Nanocomposite films for Energy Storage Applications
    National Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (AMMP-15) May 22-23, 2015.Mohd Sadiq and A. L. Sharma*
  4. The Role of Polymer Nanocomposite Films for Energy Storage /Conversion Device
    4th  International Conference on “Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular Optical and Nano physics with Applications” CDAMOP-2015 March 11-14, 2015.
    Mohd Sadiq and A. L. Sharma*
  5. Study of Polymer Nanocomposite films for Energy Devices
    2nd National Symposium on Interdisciplinary Sciences, 27-28 Feb 2015, G.G.M. Sciences College, Jammu (J&K).
    Mohd Sadiq and A. L. Sharma*
  6. Preparation and characterization of free standing polymeric film for energy storage devices Mohd
    National Conference on Microscopy & Advances in Material Sciences (NCMAMS - 2015), 2 – 4 March, 2015.
    Sadiq and A. L. Sharma*
  7. 14th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics (ACSSI-14) 2014 at NUS Singapore June 24-27, 2014
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  8. The 19th International Conference on Solid State Ionics at Japan
    2-7 June 2013.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  9. 6th India Singapore Joint Physics Symposium (ISJPS-2013) on Physics of Advanced
    Materials at IIT Kharagpur 25-27 Feb 2013.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  10. National Workshop on Radiation, at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India,
    13-15 Feb, 2013.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  11. International Conference on Recent Trends in Applied Physics and Materials Science (RAM-2013) at Bikaner, India, 01-02 Feb 2013.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  12. 57th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (2012), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 03-07, December, 2012.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  13. 23rd Annual General Meeting Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Thapar University Patiyala, INDIA 13-15 Feb, 2012.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  14. International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics (ICTAP), IIT Kharagpur, India, 1-2 December, 2011.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  15. National Conference Cum Workshop on RDEM, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, India, 12-14 May, 2011
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  16. International Conference on Materials for advanced technology (ICMAT 2009), Singapore, 28 June – 03 July 2009.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  17. 53rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (2008), BARC, Mumbai, 16-20, December, 2008.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  18. 11th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 9-13, June, 2008.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  19. 10th Conference of International Academy of Physical Science, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, 12-14, Jan, 2008.
    A.L. Sharma and A.K.Thakur
  20. Yadav K and Varma G D, “Structural, magnetic and charge ordering properties of Bi0.6−xPrxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) perovskite manganites”, International Conference on Quantum Effects in Solids of Today, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India, 20-23  December 2010.
  21. Yadav K, Singh M P, Singh H K, Razavi F S and Varma G D, “Magnetic and charge ordering properties of Bi0.6−x(RE)xCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) perovskite manganites”, 56th Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, 30 October-3 November 2011.
  22. Yadav K, Singh M P, Singh H K, Razavi F S and Varma G D, “Study Of Structural, Magnetic And Electric Properties Of Bi0.6−xNdxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) Perovskite Manganites”, 56Th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, SRM university, Tamilnadu, India, 19-23 December 2011.
  23. Yadav K, Singh M P, Razavi F S and Varma G D, “Charge-Ordering, Magnetic and Electric-Transport Properties of Bi0.6−xEuxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6)”, National Conference on Advances in Physics, Indian Institutes of Technology Roorkee, India, 25-26 February 2012.
  24. Yadav K, Vaithyanathan V, Inbanathan S S R and Varma G D, “Effect of Doping on Charge Ordering Properties of Bi0.2Ca0.8Mn0.9X0.1O3 (X=Ti, Cr, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu)”, National Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, ABV−IIITM, Gwalior (M. P.), India, 26-28 February 2012.
  25. ChandU, Yadav K, GaurA, and VarmaG. D., “Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of (Pr0.7Sr0.3MnO3)1−x/NiOx Composites”, In the proceeding of “ 55Th DAE solid state physics symposium”, Manipal University, Manipal, India, 2010.
  26. Ajay Kumar, Kamlesh Yadav, “Optical Properties of α-Fe2O3 and α-Fe2-xCrxO3 (x=0.0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.7 and 0.9) Nanocrystallite Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis Technique on Glass Substrate”, 4th International Conference on Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Nano Physics with Applications, CDAMOP 2015, University of Delhi, New Delhi-110001, March 11-14, 2015.
  27. Neha Bhardwaj, Kamlesh Yadav,Synthesis and characterization of BiMnO3 and Bi(Mn,AE)O3(AE = Cr, Fe, Co, and Zn) nanoparticles assisted by microwave organic synthesis and sol-gel technique, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications-CMPA-2015, Manipal University, Manipal-576104; March 27-28, 2015, Best Research Paper Award in Oral presentation.
  28. Reena Rani, Kamlesh Yadav, “Study of the BaMnO3 and Cr doped BaMnO3 Perovskite”, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications-CMPA-2015, Manipal University, Manipal-576104; March 27-28, 2015, Best Research Paper Award in Poster presentation.
  29. Ajay Kumar, Kamlesh Yadav, “Optical Properties of α-Fe2O3 and α-Fe2-xCrxO3 (x=0.0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.7 and 0.9) Films Prepared by Spray Pyrolysis”, National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications-CMPA-2015, Manipal University, Manipal-576104; March 27-28, 2015.
  30. Neha Bhardwaj, Kamlesh Yadav, “Optical and Dielectric Properties of BiMn1-xAExO3 (AE= Cr, Fe, Co, and Zn; x=0, 0.1) Nanoparticles Synthesized by Sol-Gel Technique”, 4th National Conference on Advanced Materials and Radiation Physics -AMRP-2015, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Sangrur-148106 (Punjab), March 13-14, 2015.
  31. Reena Rani, Kamlesh Yadav, “Study of Optical Properties of BaMn1-xCrxO3 (x=0.0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5) Manganites using Microwave Synthesis Method”, 4th National Conference on Advanced Materials and Radiation Physics -AMRP-2015, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Sangrur-148106 (Punjab), March 13-14, 2015.
  32. Shivam Shukla, Kamlesh Yadav, “Effect of Ti3+ Doping on Optical Properties in Zn1-xTixO (where x = 0.0, 0.1, 0.3 and 0.5) Nanoparticles”, 3rd National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology-NCNIT-2015, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana, June 06-07, 2015.
  33. Devender Jalandhara, Kamlesh Yadav, “Optical Properties of BiFeO3 Nanoparticles”, 3rd National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology-NCNIT-2015, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana, June 06-07, 2015.
  34. Gurdhir Singh, Kamlesh Yadav, “Study of Optical Properties of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle”, 3rd National Conference on Nanoscience and Instrumentation Technology-NCNIT-2015, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana, June 06-07, 2015.

List of the Research Projects Operational in the Department

  1. Sharma, A. L. Ionic conduction and stability improvement in polymer clay nanocomposites for device applications, funded by University Grants Commission, Basic Science Research Start-Up Grant, (Rs. 6 Lac). (2013-15).
  2. Sharma A L Preparation characterization and evaluation of free standing polymeric films for energy storage/conversion device applications by CUP-Bathinda for Two Years (Rs. 3 Lac). (2014-16).
  3. Yadav, K.Synthesis and study of structural, magnetic, dielectric and transport properties of doped nanodimensional BiMnO3 perovskite manganites” funded by University Grants Commission, Basic Science Research Start-Up Grant, (Rs. 6 Lac). (2013-15)
  4. Yadav, K. “Thin Film Deposition of Magnetic Oxides using Spray Pyrolysis Technique and their Characterization” by CUP-Bathinda for Two Years (Rs. 3 Lac). (2014-16).