Research Activities

The department has a long tradition of research in various areas of physics under MSc, MPhil and PhD programmes. The faculty members along with their research students pursue research in diverse fields which have resulted in a large number of research publications in various journals of international repute, like Nature, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review, Nuclear Physics, Physics Letters, European Physical Journal, Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Physica Status Solidi, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Journal of High Energy Physics, Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, Nuovo Cimento, Annals of Physics, etc. Staff of the department are also working under different international collaboration programmes with India, Japan, UK and USA.

Current research areas

  • Nuclear Physics: Nuclear reaction & nuclear structure
  • Radiation Physics and Medical Physics
  • Atomic Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics: a) Perfect and defect crystals – computer simulation studies (theoretical). b) Solid state reaction (experimental)
  • Superconductivity
  • Semiconductors: Thin film deposition and characterization
  • Structural properties of glass and glass ceramics
  • Solar Energy
  • High Energy Physics: lattice QCD