School of Basic and Applied Sciences

Centre for Physical Sciences

The Centre for Physical Sciences (CPS) 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 CPS is striving to be recognized as a Centre of Excellence in education and research on national as well as international level. The centre aims to provide a beneficial impact on nearby educational communities by providing advanced education and research.

The CPS 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. Prof. A.P. Pathak Visiting Professor
  2. Dr. Santosh Kumar Mahapatra,(COC) Associate Professor
  3. Dr. Achchhe Lal Sharma, Assistant Professor
  4. Dr. Kamlesh Yadav, Assistant Professor
  5. Dr. Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor
  6. Dr. Prakash Parida Assistant Professor

Academic Programmes Offered

The Centre for Physical Sciences offers the following programmes:

  • M.Sc. Physics
  • Ph. D. Physics

Syllabi

Research Highlights

The faculty members associated with the Centre 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

Centre for 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, CPS 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

 

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. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2015). Relaxation behavior in clay-reinforced polymer nanocomposites. Ionics  21: 1561–1575.
  2. Rai, Atma, Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2014). Evaluation of aluminium doped lanthanum ferrite based electrodes for supercapacitor design. Solid State Ionics 262: 230–233.
  3. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2013). Transport Properties of Plastic Separator for Renewable Energy Applications. AIP Conf. Proc. 1536: 1125-1126.
  4. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2013). High Ionic Conductivity and Desirable Stability Properties of PNC for Renewable Energy Applications. AIP Conf. Proc. 1512: 954-955.
  5. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2013). Plastic Separators with Improved Properties for Portable Power Device Applications. Ionics  19: 795-809.
  6. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2011). A.C. Conductivity and Relaxation Behavior in Polymer Nanocomposite. Ionics  17: 135-143.
  7. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2011). Polymer Matrix-Clay Interaction Mediated Mechanism of Electrical Transport in Exfoliated and Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science 46: 1916-1931.
  8. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2010). Improvement in Voltage, Thermal, Mechanical stability and Ion Transport Properties in Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 118: 2743-2753.
  9. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2010). Polymer-Ion-Clay Interaction based Model for Ion Conduction in Intercalation Type Polymer Nanocomposite. Ionics 16: 339-350.
  10. Sharma, A. L., Shukla, N. and Thakur, A.  K. (2008). Studies on Structure Property Relationship in a Polymer-Clay Nanocomposite Film Based on (PAN)8LiClO4. Journal of Polymer Science:Part B Polymer Physics 46: 2577-2592.
  11. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2008). Studies on Ion Association-Dissociation Effect in Polymer Nanocomposite Film Based on (PAN)8LiCF3SO3 + xwt%MMT. Solid State Ionics: New Materials for Pollution Free Energy Devices: 675 -685.
  12. Sharma, A. L., and Thakur, A.  K. (2008). Ion Transport in Intercalated Polymer Nanocomposites based on PAN. DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 53: 1021-1023.
  13. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, H. K. Singh, F.S. Razavi  and G. D. Varma, “Magnetic and charge ordering properties of Bi0.6-x(RE)xCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) perovskite manganites”, J. Appl.Phys 111 07E128 (2012) (Impact Factor 2014- 2.185).
  14. Kamlesh Yadav, V. Vaithyanathan, S.S.R. Inbanathan and G. D. Varma, “Magnetic and charge ordering properties of Bi0.2Ca0.8Mn0.9X0.1O3 (where X=Ti, Cr, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu)”, J. Alloys Compd 533 19 (2012) (Impact Factor 2014- 2.726).
  15. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, F.S. Razavi and G. D. Varma, “Effect of Cu doping and oxygen-annealing on the magnetic properties of Nd0.5Sr0.5Mn1-xCuxO3 (x = 0.0, 0.01, 0.03, 0.05 and 0.10)”, Mater. Chem.Phys. 137 (2012) 323 (Impact Factor 2014- 2.129).
  16. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, H. K. Singh, F.S. Razavi  and G. D. Varma, “Effect of Nd doping on the magnetic properties of charge ordered Bi0.6-xNdxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) perovskite manganites”, Applied Physics A, 111 (2013) 845 (Impact Factor 2014- 1.694).
  17. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, F.S. Razavi and G. D. Varma, “Magnetic and charge ordering properties of Bi0.6-xEuxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6)”, J. Magn. Magn. Mater 324 (2012) 4048 (Impact Factor 2014- 2.002).
  18. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, F.S. Razavi and G. D. Varma, “Effect of A-site cation size on magnetic and charge-ordering properties of Ln0.5Sr0.5Mn0.90Cu0.10O3 (Ln= La, Pr, Nd or Ho)”, Mater.  Sci.  Eng.  B 177 (2012) 1219 (Impact Factor 2014- 2.122).
  19. Kamlesh Yadav, H K Singh and G D Varma, “Effect of La-doping on magnetic properties of Bi0.6−xLaxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0 ≤x≤60.6) perovskite manganites”, Phys. Scr. 85 (2012) 045704 (Impact Factor 2014- 1.296).
  20. Kamlesh Yadav, H. K. Singh and G. D. Varma, “Interplay between charge and antiferromagnetic ordering in Bi0.6xPrxCa0.4MnO3 (0≤x≤0.6) perovskite manganite”, Physica B 407 (2012) 1244  (Impact Factor 2014- 1.276).
  21. Kamlesh Yadav and G. D. Varma, “Magnetic and Charge Ordering  Properties of Bi0.2-xPrxCa0.8MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.20) Perovskite Manganite”, J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 25 (2012) 1097 (Impact Factor 2014- 0.930).
  22. Umesh Chand, Kamlesh Yadav, Anurag Gaur and G D Varma, “Effect of different synthesis techniques on structural, magnetic and magneto-transport properties of Pr0.7Sr0.3MnO3 manganite”, Journal of Rare Earths 28  (2010) 760  (Impact Factor 2014- 1.342).
  23. A. Gaur, U. Kr. Gaur, K. Yadav and G. D. Varma, “Study of structural, magnetic and magneto-transport properties of nanocrystalline La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 manganite”, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials – Rapid Communications 4 (2010) 989 (Impact Factor 2013- 0.449).
  24. U. Chand, K. Yadav, A. Gaur and G. D. Varma, “Structural, magnetic and magnetotransport properties of Pr1-xSrxMnO3 (x=0.2, 0.3 &0.5) synthesized by co-precipitation method”, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials – Rapid Communications 4  (2010) 1747 (Impact Factor 2013- 0.449).
  25. Umesh Chand, Kamlesh Yadav, Anurag Gaur and G. D. Varma, “Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of (Pr0.7Sr0.3MnO3)1−x/NiOx Composites”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1349 (2011) 1263.
  26. Kamlesh Yadav, M. P. Singh, H. K. Singh, F.S. Razavi and G. D. Varma, “Study Of Structural, Magnetic And Electric Properties Of Bi0.6-xNdxCa0.4MnO3 (0.0≤x≤0.6) Perovskite Manganites”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1447 (2012) 1131.
  27. Neha Bhardwaj, Anurag Gaur, and 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”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1675 (2015) 030070.
  28. Reena Rani and 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”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1675 (2015) 030068.
  29. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Ab-initio Study of Platinum Induced Reconstructions on Ge(001)-(1×2) Surface Physica B: Condensed Matter , 406: 4691-4696 (2011) ( Impact Factor = 1.319).
  30. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Electronic Structure of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Monolayers 1H-MX2 (M=Mo,W; X=S,Se,Te) from Ab-initio Theory: New Direct Band Gap Semiconductors European Physical Journal B, 85: 186 (2012) ( Impact Factor = 1.345).
  31. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, A First Principle Comparative Study of Electronic and Optical Properties of 1H-MoS2 and 2H-MoS2 Materials Chemistry and Physics, 135 : 755-761 (2012) ( Impact Factor = 2.259)
  32. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Tunable Dielectric Response of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides MX2 (M = Mo, W; X= S, Se,Te) Physica B: Condensed Matter, 407:  4627-4634 (2012) ( Impact Factor = 1.319).
  33. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Ab-initio Study of Structural, Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Free Standing Nanowires of Noble Metals Physica E: Low Dimensionl Systems and Nanostructures, 46: 259-269 (2012) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  34. Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, First Principle Study of Interband Tran- sitions and Electron Energy Loss in Mono and Bilayer Graphene: Effect of External Electric Field Physica E: Low Dimensionl Systems and Nanostructrures 44: 1670-1674 (2012) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  35. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Semiconductor to Metal Transition in Bilayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides MX2 (M=Mo,W; X=S,Se,Te) Modeling and Simulation in Material Science and Engineering, 21: 065015, (2013) ( Impact Factor = 2.167)
  36. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Mechanical Strain Dependent Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Two-Dimensional Honeycomb Structure of MoX2 (X=S,Se,Te) Physica B: Condensed Matter, 419: 66-75 (2013) ( Impact Factor = 1.319).
  37. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Effect of Quantum Confinement on Electronic and Dielectric Properties of NbX2 (X= S, Se,Te) Journal of Alloys and Compounds,550 : 283-291 (2013) ( Impact Factor = 2.999).
  38. Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, A First Principle Calculation of Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Electrically Gated Mono and Bilayer Silecene Physica E: Low Dimensionl Systems and Nanostructures, 53: 233-239 (2013) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  39. Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Electronic Transport and Dielectric Properties of Low-Dimensional Structures of Layered Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 587: 459-467 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 2.999).
  40.  Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Silicene Functionalized with Monomers, Dimers and Trimers of B, C and N Atoms RSC Advances, 4: 31700-31705 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 3.840).
  41. Gaoxue Wang, Mingsu Si, Ashok Kumar, Ravindra Pandey, Strain Engineering of Dirac Cones in Graphyne Applied Physics Letters, 104: 213107 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 3.302).
  42. Arun Kumar, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Topology Dependent Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Free Standing Alloyed Ultrathin Nanowires of Noble Metals Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 62: 136-146 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  43. Munish Sharma, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Strain and Electric Field Induced Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Hybrid Bilayers of Transition-metal Dichalcogenides Journal of Applied Physics, 116: 063711 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 2.183).
  44. Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Electronic and Optical Properties of Silicene under Uni-axial and Bi-axial Mechanical Strains: A First Principle Study Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 61: 40-47 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  45. Ashok Kumar, Douglas Banyai, P. K. Ahluwalia, Ravindra Pandey Shashi P. Karna, Stability, Electronic and Electron Transport Properties of Atomic wires Anchored on the MoS2 Monolayer Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16: 20157-20163 (2014) ( Impact Factor = 4.493).
  46. Pooja Jamdagni, Ashok Kumar, Anil Thakur, Ravindra Pandey, P. K. Ahluwalia, Stability and Electronic Properties of SiGe-based 2D Layered Structures Materials Research Express, 2: 016301 (2015) ( Impact Factor = N/A).
  47. Munish Sharma, Pooja Jamdagni, Ashok Kumar, P . K. Ahluwalia, Electronic, Dielectric and Mechanical Properties of MoS2/SiC Hybrid Bilayer: A First Principle Study Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 71: 49 (2015) ( Impact Factor = 2.00).
  48. Ashok Kumar, Haiying He, Ravindra Pandey, P. K. Ahluwalia, K. Tankeshwar, Pressure and Electric Field Induced Metallization in Phase Engineered ZrX2 (X = S, Se, Te) Bilayers  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17: 19215 (2015) ( Impact Factor = 4.493).
  49.  Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Tunable Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Molybdenum Disulfide (Book Chapter) MoS2: Materials, Physics and Devices, Springer International Publishing Switzerland (2014) ISBN: 978-3-319-02849-1
  50. Ashok Kumar, Shanta Mullik,   P. K. Ahluwalia, Surface relaxation and electronic states of Pt (111) surface with varying slab thickness AIP Conference Proceeding 1349, 693-694 (2011)
  51. Ashok Kumar, Jagdish Kumar,   P. K. Ahluwalia, Dimer Induced Reconstruction and Metallicity of Ge (001) Surface: Ab‐initio SIESTA Study AIP Conference Proceeding 1349, 629-630 (2011)
  52. Ashok Kumar, Brij Mohan, P. K. Ahluwalia Ab‐initio Study of Structural and Electronic Properties of Homo and Hetro Platinum Dimers on Ge (001)‐(2×1) Surface AIP Conference Proceeding 1393, 195-196 (2011)
  53. Ashok Kumar, Jagdish Kumar,   P. K. Ahluwalia Electronic structure and optical conductivity of two dimensional (2D) MoS2: Pseudopotential DFT versus full potential calculations AIP Conference Proceeding 1447, 1269-1270 (2012).
  54. Arun Kumar, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Electronic and optical properties of free standing Pt nanowires using localized basis sets AIP Conference Proceeding 1447, 831-832 (2012)
  55. Ashok Kumar,  Brij Mohan,   Arun Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Mechanically strained tuning of the electronic and dielectric properties of monolayer honeycomb structure of tungsten disulphide (WS2) AIP Conference Proceeding 1512, 1242-1243 (2013)
  56. Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia Electronic structure and electron energy loss spectra of armchair and zigzag edged buckled silicene nano-ribbons AIP Conference Proceeding 1512, 378-379 (2013)
  57. Naveen Kumar, J. D. Sharma Ashok Kumar,  P. K. Ahluwalia, Band gap engineering in nano structured graphane by applying elastic strain AIP Conference Proceeding 1512, 192-193 (2013)
  58. Brij Mohan, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, Structural and electronic properties of free standing one-sided and two-sided hydrogenated silicene: A first principle study AIP Conference Proceeding 1591, 1714-1716 (2014)
  59. Sanjeev Kumar, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia, First principle study of manganese doped cadmium sulphide sheet AIP Conference Proceeding 1591, 1732-1734 (2014)
  60. Pooja Jamdagni,Ashok Kumar, Munish Sharma, Anil Thakur, P. K. Ahluwalia Electronic, Mechanical and Dielectric Properties of Silicane under Tensile Strain AIP Conference Proceeding 1661, 080007 (2015)
  61. Munish Sharma Pooja Jamdagni, Ashok Kumar, P. K. Ahluwalia Electronic and Dielectric Properties of MoS2-MoX2 Heterostructures AIP Conference Proceeding  1661, 080028 (2015)
  62. Ashok Kumar Haiying He Ravindra Pandey P. K. Ahluwalia K. Tankeshwar Semiconductor-to-metal Phase Transition in Monolayer ZrS2: GGA+U Study  AIP Conference Proceeding 1665, 090016 (2015)
  63. Munish Sharna, Pooja Jamdagni, Ashok Kumar,  P K Ahluwalia Stability and Electronic Properties of SiC Nanowire Adsorbed on MoS2 Monolayer AIP Conference Proceeding 1665, 140023 (2015)
  64. Brij Mohan, Pooja Jamdagni, Ashok Kumar,  P K Ahluwalia Shape and Edge Dependent Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Silicene Nanoflakes AIP Conference Proceeding 1665, 140054 (2015)
  65. Brij Mohan, Munish sharma, Ashok Kumar,  P K Ahluwalia Electronic and Dielectric Properties of Vacancy Clusters as Quantum Dot in Silicene AIP Conference Proceeding 1665, 090041 (2015)
  66. Pooja Jamdagni,  Ashok Kumar,  Munish sharma, Anil Thakur, P K Ahluwalia Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Graphene/h-BN Nanoribbons AIP Conference Proceeding 1665, 090023 (2015)

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 Centre

  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).