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Thrust Areas

The Department of Physics has always laid great emphasis on theoretical and experimental research. The thrust areas of research  are:
  • Space Physics & Solar Physics
  1. Physics and diagnostics of solar EUV and X-ray emission processes
  2. Physics of solar eruptive phenomena and space weather
  3. Solar Physics
  4. Study of Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Waves in the Solar and Stellar Coronae
  5. Astrophysics
  6. Science communication and public outreach
  • Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Physics (CMP & MP)
  1.  Experimental
  2.  Theoretical
  •   Photonics and Fiber Optics
  •   Remote Sensing
  •   Energy Studies
  •   Biophysics

Major Facilities available in the department:

  • Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Lab (XRD, Closed Cycle Cryo-cooler, Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM), Differential Thermal Analyser (DTA-TGA), Photo-Luminescence Spectrophotometer, LCR meter, Hall effect setup with high field magnet, Ball Mill).
  • Green Energy Physics and Solid State Ionics Lab (Four probe resistivity and Seeback coefficient Measurement system, Impedance Analyzer, Spin Coater, Tubular furnace, Vacuum Oven with centrifuge, Tape Casting Setup).
  • Microwave Remote Sensing lab (Microwave Analog signal generator, Microwave power meter, Leaf Area Index meter, Chlorophyll meter, Global Positioning System)
  • Fiber Optics lab (Optical Fiber based Chemical Sensor lab).
  • Biophysics Lab (PH Meter, Eppendorf centrifuge, Eppendorf Kinetic Bio spectrophotometer, Gel Electrophoresis setup, Millipore Water purification system, Orion pH-meter, Incubators & Water Bath).
  • Advanced Solar Computing and Analysing Laboratory
  • VLF Antenna (Space Weather Monitoring)
  • HPC Clusters ((Dell power edge rack server with Master & Compute node)


  • Silvaco OMNI TCAD (Device Simulation Software)
  • Opti-FDTD ( Software for Photonics & Optoelectronics Simulation)
  • Lab View Software, Origin Software
  • ENVI-SARScape (Space-borne remote sensing data processing Software)
  • Jade 9.6 (XRD analysis software)