Research Areas in Various Departments/Centres/Schools

Department of Physics [Code PHZ]

  • Materials and Condensed Matter Physics :

    Thin Films, Materials and Devices, Novel Functional Materials, Nanomaterials, Lattice Dynamics, Semiconductors and Amorphous Materials, Electronic Ceramics, Microwave Materials, Microwave Processing, Quantum Functional Materials, Spintronics, Superconductivity, Photovoltaics; Graphene, Topological Insulators.

  • Optics and Photonics :

    Holography, High density Data storage, Liquid Crystals, Nonlinear Phase Conjugation, Optical Information Processing, Optical Data Security, Nonlinear Optics, Nonlinear guided Wave Optics, Solitons, Quantum Optics, Fiber Optics, Integrated Optics, Fiber Optic Sensors and Biosensors, Fibre Optic Components, Nanophotonoics, Laser Spectroscopy and Applications, Terahertz Spectroscopy and Applications, Ultrafast Dynamics, Laser Processing and Fabrication, Green and Biophotonics, Photonic Metamaterials, Bio-Medical Imaging, Inverse Problems in Imaging, Optoelectronics.

  • Plasma Physics :

    Particle acceleration, Nonlinear Waves and Instabilities in Plasmas, Thermo Nuclear Fusion, Microwaves and Plasma Interaction, Solitons in Plasma, Space Plasmas; Terahertz (THz) Radiation Generation, Hall Thrusters, Interaction of Plasmas with Materials.

  • Theoretical Physics :

    Mathematical, Statistical Mechanics and Computational Physics, Theoretical studies in ultra-cold atoms, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Ultrafast Optics; Interdisciplinary: Optical Spectroscopy under extreme conditions, High Pressure-High Temperature Physics, Energy Storage and alternative Energy Materials, CO2 sequestration, Mineral Physics.