Courses

B.Tech Courses

First Semester

PH101 Physics - I

PH101Physics - I3-1-0-8*Pre-requisites: nil

* Existing Credit: 2-1-0-6; Proposed Credit: 3-1-0-8

Orthogonal coordinate systems and frames of reference, conservative and non-conservative forces , work-energy theorem, potential energy and concept of equilibrium; Rotation about fixed axis, translational-rotational motion, vector nature of angular velocity, rigid body rotation and its applications, Euler's equations; Gyroscopic motion and its application; Accelerated frame of reference, centrifugal and Coriolis forces.

Harmonic oscillator, damped and forced oscillations, resonance, coupled oscillations, small oscillation, normal modes, longitudinal and transverse waves, wave equation, plane waves, phase velocity, superposition wave packets and group velocity, two and three dimensional waves.

Failure of classical concepts, Black body radiation, photo-electric effect, Compton effect, Davison and Germer's experiment, Frank-Hertz experiment, Bohr's theory, Sommerfeld's model, correspondence principle, Planck hypothesis, De Broglie's hypothesis, Hilbert space, observables, Dirac notation, principle of superposition, wave packets, phase and group velocities, probability & continuity equation, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, orthonormality, expectation values, uncertainty principle, postulates of QM, Schrodinger equation & its applications to 1D potentials, field quantization, periodic potential wells: Kronig Penny model and origin of band gap.

Textbooks:

  • D. Kleppner and R. J. Kolenkow, An introduction to Mechanics, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2000.
  • David Morin, Introduction to Classical Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, NY, 2007
  • Frank S. Crawford, Berkeley Physics Course Vol 3: Waves and Oscillations, McGraw Hill, 1966.
  • Eyvind H. Wichmann, Berkeley Physics Course Vol 4: Quantum physics, McGraw Hill, 1971.

References:

  • R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton and M. Sands, The Feynman Lecture in Physics, Vol I, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2009.
  • R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton and M. Sands, The Feynman Lecture in Physics, Vol III, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2009.
  • R. Eisberg and R. Resnick, Quantum Physics of atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei and particles, John Wiuley and Sons (Asia) Pvt. Ltd., Singapore, 2002.
  • A. J. Dekker, Solid State Physics, Macmillan Pub. India Ltd., New Delhi, 2009
  • David J. Griffith, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education Ltd, New Delhi, 2009.
  • B.H. Bransden & C.J. Joachain, Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education Ltd, New Delhi, 2008.

Second Semester

PH110 Physics Laboratory

PH110Physics Laboratory0-0-3-3Pre-requisites: nil

Instructions to Students

Introduction to Error Analysis

  • Ex 1 Decay of Current in A Capacitive Circuit
  • Ex 2 Q-Factor of an LCR Circuit
  • Ex 3 Study of Hall Effect
  • Ex 4 Speed of Sound in Air
  • Ex 5 ‘g’ by A Compound Pendulum
  • Ex 6 Speed of Light in Glass
  • Ex 7 Determination of e/m
  • Ex 8 Interference of Light: Newton’s Ring
  • Ex 9 Surface Tension of Water by Method of Capillary Ascent
  • Ex 10 Determination of Plank’s constant by Photoelectric Effect

Fourth Semester

Optics & Lasers

PH201Optics & Lasers3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Review of basic optics: Polarization, Reflection and refraction of plane waves. Diffraction: diffraction by circular aperture, Gaussian beams.

Interference: two beam interference-Mach-Zehnder interferometer and multiple beam interference-Fabry-Perot interferometer. Monochromatic aberrations. Fourier optics, Holography. The Einstein coefficients, Spontaneous and stimulated emission, Optical amplification and population inversion. Laser rate equations, three level and four level systems; Optical Resonators: resonator stability; modes of a spherical mirror resonator, mode selection; Q-switching and mode locking in lasers. Properties of laser radiation and some laser systems: Ruby, He-Ne, CO2, Semiconductor lasers. Some important applications of lasers, Fiber optics communication, Lasers in Industry, Lasers in medicine, Lidar.

Texts:

  • R. S. Longhurst, Geometrical and Physical Optics, 3rd ed., Orient Longman, 1986.
  • E. Hecht, Optics, 4th ed., Pearson Education, 2004.
  • M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th ed., Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • William T. Silfvast, Laser Fundamentals, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • K. Thyagarajan and A. K. Ghatak, Lasers: Theory and Applications, Macmillan, 2008.

Vacuum Science and Techniques

PH203Vacuum Science and Techniques3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Fundamentals of vacuum, units of pressure measurements, Gas Laws (Boyles, Charles), load-lock chamber pressures, Partial and Vapor Pressures, Gas flow, Mean free path, Conductance, Gauges, Capacitance Manometer, Thermal Gauges, Thermocouple, Pirani Gauge, Penning Gauge, High Vacuum Gauges, Leak Detection, Helium Leak Detection, Cold Cathode Gauge, Roughing (Mechanical) Pumps, Pressure ranges, High Vacuum Pumps: Oil Diffusion Pump, Tolerable fore line pressure System configuration, Oils, Traps Crossover pressure calculations, Pump usage and procedures, Turbomolecular pump, Cryopumps, Pump usages, Out gassing and Leak Testing.

Introduction to Deposition, Anti Reflection (AR) Coatings, Mono-dimensionally modulated (MDM) Filters, Vacuum Coatings, High reflectors, e-Beam deposition systems, Film Stoichiometry, Sputtering, Itching and Lithography, Chemical Vapour deposition and Pulse Laser deposition, Mass Flow control, Reactive sputtering, Film growth control.

Texts:

  • K.L. Chopra and S.R. Das, Thin Film Solar Cells, Springer, 1983.
  • Nagamitsu Yoshimura, Vacuum Technology: Practice for Scientific Instruments, Springer, 2008.
  • Milton Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, Second Edition, Academic Press, 2001.K.L. Chopra and S.R. Das, Thin Film Solar Cells, Springer, 1983.

References:

  • A. Roth, Vacuum Technology, North Holland, 1990.
  • Donald Smith, Thin-Film Deposition: Principles and Practice, McGraw-Hill Professional, 1995.
  • Krishna Shesan, Handbook of Thin Film Deposition, William Andrew, 2002.

Seventh Semester(Open Science Elective)

Introduction to Nanomaterials

PH401Introduction to Nanomaterials3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Introduction: Overview of Nanotechnology, Quantum effect, Naotechnology in nature. Properties: Physical, Chemical and biological properties of nanomaterials, Effects on structure, ionization potential, melting point, and heat capacity Electronic structure at nanoscale, Magnetism at Nanoscale. Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles: Surface Plasmon Resonance, Theory, Stability of metal particles, metamaterials, Nanowires and Nanotubes.

Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles: Surface Plasmon Resonance, Theory, Stability of metal particles, metamaterials, Nanowires and Nanotubes.

Synthesis of Nanomaterials: Chemical, Physical, Biological and hybrid Methods of synthesis, Assembly. Carbon Nanotubes, Lithographic methods, Scanning Probe Microscopic Methods, Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition Methods. MEMS fabrication technique.

Nanotribology and Nanomechanics: Micro/Nanotribology and Materials Characterization Studies using Scanning Probe Microscopy, Surface Forces and Nanorheology of Molecularly Thin Films, Scanning Probe Studies of Nanoscale Adhesion Between Solids in the Presence of Liquids and Monolayer Films, Friction and Wear on the Atomic Scale, Nanoscale Mechanical Properties, Nanomechanical Properties of Solid Surfaces and Thin Films, Mechanics of Biological Nanotechnology, Mechanical Properties of Nanostructures, Micro/Nanotribology of MEMS/NEMS Materials and Devices. Applications of Nanomaterials: Materials, Sensors and Actuators, Catalysis Medical Applications, Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices. MEMS/NEMS Devices and Applications, Current Challenges and Future Trends.

Texts:

  • Introduction to Nanotechnology; Charles P. Poole, Jr. and Frank J. Owens, Wiley – Interscience, 2003.
  • Introduction to Nanoscience; Gabor L. Hornyak, Joydeep Dutta, Harry F. Tibbals, A. K. Rao, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2008.

References:

  • Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology; Bharat Bhusan (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2004.
  • Fundamentals of Microfabrication: Science of Miniaturization; M.J. Madou, CRC Press, 2ndEdition, 2002.
  • Nanostructures & Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Aplications; Guozhong Cao, Imperial College Press, 2004.
  • Nanoelectronics and Information Technology: Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices; Rainer Wasser (Ed.); WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KgaA, Weinheim, 2003.

Solid State Devices

PH402Solid State Devices3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Semiconductor Devices: Basic introduction, principles of device fabrication and operation–heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs), heterostructure field effect transistors (HFETs),modulation doped field effect transistors (MODFETs), high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs), resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs), single electron transistors (SETs), negative conductance in semiconductors, transit time devices, IMPATT, TRAPATT, THz devices, micro and mm wave devices.

Optical Devices: Optical absorption in a semiconductor, photoconductors, photovoltaic effect, semiconductor lasers, quantum well lasers, longwavelength detectors, Optical waveguides, waveguide fabrication techniques, losses in optical waveguides, Optical sensors, integrated optical devices.

Ferroic Phenomena & Devices: Electrical & optical properties of linear and non-linear dielectrics, Ferroelectrics, Pyroelectric, Piezoelectric and electro-optic devices, non-volatile memory; Magnetic memory and superconducting devices, shape memory effect, Spintronic devices.

Energy Storage/Conversion Devices: Portable power sources, Solar cell, Fuel cells, Secondary batteries, Supercapacitors. Sensors & Actuators: Elementary concepts of sensors, actuators and transducers, an introduction to Microsensors and MEMS, Evolution of Microsensors & MEMS, Microsensors & MEMS applications, Biosensors.

Texts:

  • Nanoelectronics and Info

Eight Semester (Open Science Elective)

Photovoltaic’s & Fuel Cell Technology

PH403Photovoltaic’s & Fuel Cell Technology3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Photovoltaics: Global energy scenario and impending energy crisis, Basic introduction of energy storage/conversion devices, State-of-the art status of portable power sources, Solar/photovoltaic (PV) cells, PV energy generation and consumption, fundamentals of solar cell materials, Elementary concept of solar cell and its design, solar cell technologies (Si-wafer based, Thin film and concentrator solar cells), Emerging solar cell technologies (GaAs solar cell, dye-sensitized solar cell, organic solar cell, Thermo-photovoltaics), Photovoltaic system design and applications, Analysis of the cost performance ratio for the photovoltaic energy and problems in wide-spread commercialization of the technology.

Fuel Cells: Fuel cells and its classification; Transport mechanism in fuel cells and concept of energy conversion; Fuels and fuel processing, Fuel cell design and its characterization; Technological issues in Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC); PEM fuel cells; Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC), Molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC), Power conditioning and control of fuel cell systems.

Texts:

  • Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  • Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, RSC Energy Series, 2009.
  • Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications (2nd ed.), C. S. Solanki, Prentice Hall of India, 2011.
  • Solar Cell Device Physics, Stephen Fonash (2nd ed.), Academic Press, 2010.
  • Fuel Cell Technology, Nigel Sammes (ed.), 1st edition, Springer, 2006.
  • Clean Energy, R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Royal Society Publications, 2004.
  • Hydrogen Energy: Challenges & Prospects, R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Royal Society Publications, 2008.
  • Fuel Cell Engines, Matthew M. Mench, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

References:

  • Fuel Cell Technology Handbook, G. Hoogers (ed.), CRC Press, 2003.
  • Fuel Cell Technologies: State & perspectives; N. Sammes, A. Smirnova and O. Vasylyev (eds.), Springer, 2004.
  • Electrochemical Impedance in PEM Fuel Cells: Fundamentals and applications; Xiao-Zi Yuan, C. Song, H. Wang and J. Zhang; Springer-Verlag, 2010.
  • Electrochemical Nanotechnology, T. Osaka, M. Dutta, Y. S. Diamand (eds.), Springer, 2010.


B. Tech. Engineering Physics Courses

First Semester  

CE111 Engineering Drawing

CE111Engineering Drawing1-0-3-5Civil

Geometrical construction of simple plane figure:Bisecting the line, draw perpendicular, parallel line, bisect angle, trisect angle, construct equatorial triangle, square, polygon, inscribed circle.

Free hand sketching:prerequisites for freehand sketching, sketching of regular and irregular figures.

Drawing scales:Engineering scale, graphical scale, plane scale, diagonal scale, comparative scale, scale of chord.

Orthographic projection:Principle of projection, method of projection, orthographic projection, plane of projection, first angle of projection, third angle of projection, reference line.

Projection of points, lines and plane: A point is situated in the first quadrant, point is situated in the second quadrant, point is situated in the third quadrant, point is situated in the fourth quadrant, projection of line parallel to both the plane, line contained by one or both the plane, line perpendicular to one of the plane, line inclined to one plane and parallel to other, line inclined to both the plane, true length of line.

Missing views:Drawing of missing front view of a solid, missing top view of solids, missing side view of solids, Orthographic projection of simple solid: Introduction, types of solid, projection of solid when axis perpendicular to HP, axis perpendicular to VP, axis parallel to both HP and VP, axis inclined to both HP and VP.

Orthographic projection of simple solid:Introduction, types of solid, projection of solid when axis perpendicular to HP, axis perpendicular to VP, axis parallel to both HP and VP, axis inclined to both HP and VP.

Text and Reference Books:

  1. B. Agrawal and CM Agrawal, Engineering Drawing, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2008.
  2. D. A. Jolhe, Engineering Drawing, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2006.
  3. K. Venugopal, Engineering Drawing and Graphics, 2nd ed., New Age International, 1994.

EE101 Electrical Sciences

EE101Electrical Sciences3-1-0-8Electrical

Circuit Analysis Techniques, Circuit elements, Simple RL and RC Circuits, Kirchoff's law, Nodal Analysis, Mesh Analysis, Linearity and Superposition, Source Transformations, Thevnin's and Norton's Theorems, Time Domain Response of RC, RL and RLC circuits, Sinusoidal Forcing Function, Phasor Relationship for R, L and C, Impedance and Admittance.

Semiconductor Diode, Zener Diode, Rectifier Circuits, Clipper, Clamper, Bipolar Junction Transistors, Transistor Biasing, Transistor Small Signal Analysis, Transistor Amplifier, Operational Amplifiers, Op-amp Equivalent Circuit, Practical Op-amp Circuits, DC Offset, Constant Gain Multiplier, Voltage Summing, Voltage Buffer, Controlled Sources, Instrumentation Circuits, Active Filters and Oscillators.

Number Systems, Logic Gates, Boolean Theorem, Algebraic Simplification, K-map, Combinatorial Circuits, Encoder, Decoder, Combinatorial Circuit Design, Introduction to Sequential Circuits.

Magnetic Circuits, Mutually Coupled Circuits, Transformers, Equivalent Circuit and Performance, Analysis of Three-Phase Circuits, Electromechanical Energy Conversion, Introduction to Rotating Machines.

Text and Reference Books:

  1. C. K. Alexander and M. N. O. Sadiku, Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2008.
  2. W. H. Hayt and J. E. Kemmerly, Engineering Circuit Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 1993.
  3. Donald A Neamen, Electronic Circuits; analysis and Design, 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited.
  4. Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, 5th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.
  5. R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, 6th Edition, PHI, 2001.
  6. M. M. Mano, M. D. Ciletti, Digital Design, 4th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008.
  7. Floyd and Jain, Digital Fundamentals, 8th Edition, Pearson.
  8. A. E. Fitzgerald, C. Kingsley Jr. and S. D. Umans, Electric Machinery, 6th Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  9. D. P. Kothari and I. J. Nagrath, Electric Machines, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2004.

HS103 Communicative English for Engineers

HS103Communicative English for Engineers2-0.5-1-6HSS

In today’s ‘global village’, there are many who believe that ‘Communication is like breathing and life would cease to continue without it’. This particular course on communication skills imbibes the same and therefore, it aims to equip the students with getting the basics right of communication and presentation skills for academic and professional purposes. It is designed to help the second language learners acquire fluency in both spoken and written English to communicate information with clarity, precision and confidence especially in the professional sphere. It will introduce learners not only to the basic concepts in communication but also focus on providing them a hands-on experience of the same. It is hoped that after commanding the skills required in spoken and written English, learners will be able to express themselves more effectively.

The course will have ten units and shall focus on the following topics:

Unit 1: Language and Communication

What is Communication

Nature, Style and Process of Communication

Communication Barriers

Objectives and Importance of Communication

Formal and Informal Communication

Verbal and Non Verbal Communication

Unit 2: English Language Remedial Skills

Construction of Sentences

Subject-Verb Agreement

Tenses

Active and Passive Voice

Direct and Indirect Speech

Common Errors

Unit 3: Oral Skills

Public Speaking

Dealing with lack of confidence

Making an Effective Presentation

Telephone Etiquette

Understanding GD

Why conduct a GD?

How to gear up for a GD?

Different Phases ofGD

Unit 4: Listening Skills

Meaning of Listening

Different Types of Listening

Barriers to Listening and Methods to overcome them

Various strategies to develop effective Listening

Semantic Markers

Unit 5: Reading Skills

What is Reading?

Types of Reading

Reading Comprehension

Unit 6: Writing Skills

Business Correspondence

Element and Style of Writing

Report Writing

Notice, Agenda and Minutes

Unit 7: Interview Techniques

How to prepare for an Interview

An Interview

Text and Reference Books:

  1. V. S. Kumar, P.K. Dutt and G. Rajeevan, A Course in Listening and Speaking-I, Foundation books, 2007.
  2. V.Sasikumar, P.KiranmaiDutt, GeethaRajeevan, "A Course in Listening and Speaking-II', Foundation books, 2007.
  3. Rizvi, Ashraf, Effective Technical Communication, Tata McGraw Hill, 2005.
  4. Nitin Bhatnagar and Mamta Bhatnagar, 'Communicative English for Engineers and Professionals, Pearson, 2010.

MA101 Mathematics I

MA101Mathematics I3-1-0-8Mathemaitics

Properties of real numbers. Sequences of real numbers, montone sequences, Cauchy sequences, divergent sequences. Series of real numbers, Cauchy’s criterion, tests for convergence. Limits of functions, continuous functions, uniform continuity, montoneand inverse functions. Differentiable functions, Rolle's theorem, mean value theorems and Taylor's theorem, power series. Riemann integration, fundamental theorem of integral calculus, improper integrals. Application to length, area, volume, surface area of revolution. Vector functions of one variable and their derivatives. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, chain rule, gradient and directional derivative. Tangent planes and normals. Maxima, minima, saddle points, Lagrange multipliers, exact differentials. Repeated and multiple integrals with application to volume, surface area, moments of inertia. Change of variables. Vector fields, line and surface integrals. Green’s, Gauss’ and Stokes’ theorems and their applications.

Text Books:

  1. G. B. Thomas and R. L. Finney, Calculus and Analytic Geometry, 6th Ed/9th Ed, Narosa/ Addison Wesley/ Pearson, 1985/ 1996.
  2. T. M. Apostol, Calculus, Volume I, 2nd Ed, Wiley, 1967. T. M. Apostol, Calculus, Volume II, 2nd Ed, Wiley, 1969.

Reference Books:

  1. R. G. Bartle and D. R. Sherbert, Introduction to Real Analysis, 5th Ed, Wiley, 1999.
  2. J. Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 5th Ed, Thomas Learning (Brooks/ Cole), Indian Reprint, 2003.

ME110 Workshop-I

ME110Workshop-I0-0-3-3Mechanical

Sheet Metal Working:

Sheet material: GI sheets, aluminium, tin plate, copper, brass etc; Tools: steel rule, vernier calipers, micrometer, sheet metal gauge, scriber, divider, punches, chisels, hammers, snips, pliers, stakes etc.; operations: scribing, bending, shearing, punching etc; Product development: hexagonal box with cap, funnel etc.

Pattern Making and Foundry Practice:

Pattern material: wood, cast iron, brass, aluminium, waxes etc.; Types of patterns: split, single piece, match plate etc; Tools: cope, drag, core, core prints, shovel, riddle, rammer, trowel, slick, lifter, sprue pin, bellow, mallet, vent rod, furnace etc. Moulding

sands: green sand, dry sand, loam sand, facing sand etc., Sand casting: Sand preparation, mould making, melting, pouring, and cleaning. Joining: Classifications of joining processes; Introduction to Arc welding processes; power source; electrodes; edge preparation by using tools bench vice, chisels, flat file, square file, half round file, round file, knife edge file, scrapers, hacksaws, try squares; cleaning of job, Job: lap and butt joints using manual arc welding. Machining centre: Introduction to different machine tools; Working principle of lathe, milling, drilling etc.; Setting and preparation of job using lathe and milling; Performing different operations namely, straight turning, taper turning, knurling, thread cutting etc.; Introduction to dividing head, indexing, Performing operation in milling using indexing mechanism. CNC centre:

Introduction to CNC machines; Fundamentals of CNC programming using G and M code; setting and operations of job using CNC lathe and milling, tool reference, work reference, tool offset, tool radius compensation.

Text and Reference Books:

  1. H. Choudhury, H. Choudhary and N. Roy, Elements of Workshop Technology, vol. I,Mediapromoters and Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 2007.
  2. W. A. J. Chapman, Workshop Technology, Part -1, 1st South Asian Edition, Viva Book Pvt Ltd., 1998.
  3. P.N. Rao, Manufacturing Technology, Vol.1, 3rd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill PublishingCompany, 2009.
  4. B.S. Pabla, M.Adithan, CNC machines,New Age International, 2012.
  5. G. B. Thomas and R. L. Finney, Calculus and Analytic Geometry, 6th Ed/9th Ed, Narosa/Addison Wesley/Pearson, 1985/1996.
  6. T. M. Apostol, Calculus, Volume I, 2nd Ed, Wiley, T. M. Apostol, Calculus, Volume II, 2nd Ed, Wiley, 1969/1967.

CE111 Engineering Drawing

PH103Physics-I3–1–0–8PH

Orthogonal coordinate systems and frames of reference, conservative and non-conservative forces, work-energy theorem, potential energy and concept of equilibrium; Rotation about fixed axis, translational-rotational motion, vector nature of angular velocity, rigid body rotation and its applications, Euler's equations; Gyroscopic motion and its application; Accelerated frame of reference, centrifugal and Coriolis forces.

Harmonic oscillator, damped and forced oscillations, resonance, coupled oscillations, small oscillation, normal modes, longitudinal and transverse waves, wave equation, plane waves, phase velocity, superposition wave packets and group velocity, two and three dimensional waves.

Failure of classical concepts, Black body radiation, photo-electric effect, Compton effect, Davison and Germer's experiment, Frank-Hertz experiment, Bohr's theory, Sommerfeld's model, correspondence principle, Planck hypothesis, De Broglie's hypothesis, Hilbert space, observables, Dirac notation, principle of superposition, wave packets, phase and group velocities, probability & continuity equation, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, orthonormality, expectation values, uncertainty principle, postulates of Quantum Mechanics, Schrodinger equation & its applications to 1D potentials, field quantization, periodic potential wells: Kronig Penny model and origin of band gap.

Textbooks:

  1. D. Kleppner and R. J. Kolenkow, An introduction to Mechanics, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2000.
  2. David Morin, Introduction to Classical Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, NY, 2007.
  3. Frank S. Crawford, Berkeley Physics Course Vol 3: Waves and Oscillations, McGraw Hill, 1966.
  4. Eyvind H. Wichmann, Berkeley Physics Course Vol 4: Quantum physics, McGraw Hill, 1971.

Reference Books:

  1. R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton and M. Sands, The Feynman Lecture in Physics, Vol I, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2009.
  2. R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton and M. Sands, The Feynman Lecture in Physics, Vol III, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2009.
  3. R. Eisberg and R. Resnick, Quantum Physics of atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei and particles, John Wiuley and Sons (Asia) Pvt. Ltd., Singapore, 2002.
  4. A. J. Dekker, Solid State Physics, Macmillan Pub. India Ltd., New Delhi, 2009
  5. David J. Griffith, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education Ltd, New Delhi, 2009.
  6. B.H. Bransden& C.J. Joachain, Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education Ltd, New Delhi, 2008.

PH110 Physics Laboratory

PH110Physics Laboratory0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. Instructions to Students
  2. Introduction to Error Analysis

Ex 1 Decay of Current in A Capacitive Circuit

 

Ex 2 Q-Factor of an LCR Circuit

 

Ex 3 Study of Hall Effect

 

Ex 4 Speed of Sound in Air

 

Ex 5 ‘g’ by A Compound Pendulum

 

Ex 6 Speed of Light in Glass

 

Ex 7 Determination of e/m

 

Ex 8 Interference of Light: Newton’s Ring

 

Ex 9 Surface Tension of Water by Method of Capillary Ascent

 

Ex 10 Determination of Plank’s constant by Photoelectric Effect

 

NSS/NOS/Cultural NSS/NOS/Cultural P/NP

NSS/NOS/CulturalNSS/NOS/CulturalP/NP 

Second Semester  

CB102&CE102 Biology and Environment Studies

CB102&CE102Biology and Environment Studies3-0-06CB & CE

Module 1 - Biology: 1.Cell – Structure and logic of optimization; 2. Blood – The following tissue – Basis and rationale; 3. Organs – Structure, function, interactions, failure; 4. Molecular basis of disorders – example: Diabetes; 5.            Modern techniques of evaluations and corrections; 6. Open discussions – Feedback from students

Module 2 – Environmental Science / Studies: 1.Ecology and Sustainable Development – Ecosystems, Natural cycles, Biodiversity, Man and environment; 2. Water Resources – Hydrologic cycle and its components, Groundwater and surface water, Water quality; 3. Environmental Sanitation: Conventional and ecological sanitation; 4. Environmental Pollution and Control – Air, Water, Soil, Noise Pollution, Solid and Hazardous Waste, Biomedical Waste, E-waste: Sources, effect, treatment and control; 5. Environmental Legislations and Standards; 6.Current Environmental Issues: Greenhouse gases and global warming, Acid rain, Ozone layer depletion, Climate change

Text Books:

  1. Any basic Biology Book of CBSE Curriculum at +2 Level/ E-text Books
  2. Davis, M.L. and Masten,S.J., Principles of Environmental Engineering and Science,2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2013.
  3. Kaushik, A. and Kaushik, C.P., Perspectives in Environmental Studies, 4thEdition, New Age International, 2014.

Reference Books:

  1. Botkin,D.B. and Keller,E.A., Environmental Science,8th Edition, Wiley, 2012.
  2. Cunningham, W.P. and Cunningham, M.A., Environmental Science: A Global Concern, 13thEdition, McGraw-Hill, 2015

CH103 Introductory Chemistry

CH103Introductory Chemistry3-1-0-8Chemistry

PHYSICAL CHMEISTRY

Thermodynamics: The fundamental definition and concept, the zeroth and first law. Work, heat, energy and enthalpies. Second law: entropy, free energy and chemical potential. Change of Phase. Third law. Chemical equilibrium, Chemical kinetics: The rate of reaction, elementary reaction and chain reaction.

Electrochemistry: Conductance of solutions, equivalent and molar conductivities and its variation with concentration. Kohlrausch’s law-ionic mobilities, Transference number of ions. activities, application of Debye-Huckel theory. The Walden’s rule. Debye-Huckel-Onsager treatment. Electrochemical cells, Nernst equation. Application of EMF measurements. Liquid junction potential, commercial cells – the primary and secondary cells. Fuel cells.

INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Coordination chemistry: ligand, nomenclature, isomerism, stereochemistry, valence bond, crystal field and molecular orbital theories. Bioinorganic chemistry: Trace elements in biology, heme and non-heme oxygen carriers, haemoglobin and myoglobin; organometallic chemistry.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Stereo and regio-chemistry of organic compounds, conformers. Bioorganic chemistry: amino acids, peptides, proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and lipids. Modern techniques in structural elucidation of compounds (UV – Vis, IR, NMR). Solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry. Green chemical processes.

Textbooks:

  1. P. W. Atkins, Physical Chemistry, ELBS, 5th Ed, 1994.
  2. J. O'M. Bockris and A. K. N. Reddy, Modern Electrochemistry, Vol. 1 and 2, Kluwer Academic, 2000.
  3. K. L. Kapoor, A Textbook of Physical Chemistry, Macmillan India, 2nd Ed, 1986.
  4. F. A. Cotton and G. Wilkinson, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley Eastern Ltd, New Delhi, 3rd Ed, 1972 (reprint in 1998).
  5. D. J. Shriver, P. W. Atkins and C. H. Langford, Inorganic Chemistry, ELBS, 2nd Ed, 1994.
  6. S. H. Pine, Organic Chemistry, McGraw Hill, 5th Ed, 1987

Reference Books:

  1. Levine, Physical Chemistry, McGraw Hill, 4th Ed, 1995.
  2. J. E. Huheey, E. A. Keiter and R. L. Keiter, Inorganic Chemistry: Principle, structure and reactivity, Harper Collins, 4th Ed, 1993.
  3. L. G. Wade Jr., Organic Chemistry, Prentice Hall, 1987

CH110 Chemistry Laboratory

CH110Chemistry Laboratory3-1-0-8Chemistry

Estimation of metal ion: Determination of total hardness of water by EDTA titration. Experiments based on chromatography: Identification of a mixture containing two organic compounds by TLC. Experiments based on pH metry.: Determination of dissociation constant of weak acids by pH meter. Experiments based on conductivity measurement: Determination of amount of HCl by conductometric titration with NaOH. Synthesis and characterization of inorganic complexes: e.g. Mn(acac)3, Fe(acac)3, cis-bis(glycinato)copper(II) monohydrate and their characterization by m. p. IR etc. Synthesis and characterization of organic compounds: e.g. Dibenzylideneacetone. Kinetics: Acid catalyzed hydrolysis of methylacetate. Verification of Beer-Lamberts law and determination of amount of iron present in a supplied solution. Experiments based on electrogravimetry and electroplating. Experiments based on magnetometry.

CS101 Introduction to Computing

CS101Introduction to Computing3-0-0-6CS

Digital computer fundamentals: flowcharts, the von Neumann architecture, programs, assembly language, high level programming languages, text editors, operating systems. Imperative programming (Using C): data types, variables, operators, expressions, statements, control structures, functions, arrays and pointers, recursion, records (structures), files, input/output, some standard library functions and some elementary data structures.

Program development: programming tools, testing and debugging.

Textbooks:

  1. A. Kelley and I. Pohl, A Book on C, 4th Ed, Pearson Education, 1998

Reference Books:

  1. B. W. Kernighan and D. Ritchie, The C Programming Language, 2nd Ed, Prentice Hall of India, 1988

CS101 Computing Laboratory

CS101Computing Laboratory0-0-3-3CS

Laboratory experiments will be set in consonance with the material covered in CS 101. This will include assignments in a programming language like C.

Reference Books:

  1. B. Kernighan and D. Ritchie, The Programming Language, Prentice Hall India, 1995.

EE103 Basic Electronics Laboratory

EE103Basic Electronics Laboratory0-0-3-3EE

Experiments using diodes and bipolar junction transistor (BJT): design and analysis of half -wave and full-wave rectifiers, clipping circuits and Zener regulators, BJT characteristics and BJT amplifiers; experiments using operational amplifiers (op- amps): summing amplifier, comparator, precision rectifier, astable and monostablemultivibrators and oscillators; experiments using logic gates: combinational circuits such as staircase switch, majority detector, equality detector, multiplexer and demultiplexer; experiments using flip-flops: sequential circuits such as non- overlapping pulse generator, ripple counter, synchronous counter, pulse counter and numerical display.

Reference Books:

  1. A. P. Malvino, Electronic Principles. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill, 1993.
  2. R. A. Gayakwad, Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India, 2002.
  1. R.J. Tocci: Digital Systems; PHI, 6e, 2001.

MA102 Mathematics-II

MA102Mathematics-II3-1-0-8MA

Linear Algebra: Vector spaces (over the field of real and complex numbers). Systems of linear equations and their solutions. Matrices, determinants, rank and inverse. Linear transformations. Range space and rank, null space and nullity. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Similarity transformations. Diagonalization of Hermitian matrices. Bilinear and quadratic forms.

Ordinary Differential Equations: First order ordinary differential equations, exactness and integrating factors. Variation of parameters. Picard's iteration. Ordinary linear differential equations of n-th order, solutions of homogeneous and non-homogeneous equations. Operator method. Method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters.

Power series methods for solutions of ordinary differential equations. Legendre equation and Legendre polynomials, Bessel equation and Bessel functions of first and second kind. Systems of ordinary differential equations, phase plane, critical point, stability.

Textbooks:

  1. K. Hoffman and R. Kunze, Linear Algebra, Prentice Hall, 1996.
  2. T. M. Apostol, Calculus, Volume II, 2nd Ed, Wiley, 1969.
  3. S. L. Ross, Differential Equations, 3rd Ed, Wiley, 1984.
  4. E. A. Coddington, An Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations, Prentice Hall, 1995.
  5. W.E. Boyce and R.C. DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 7th Ed, Wiley, 2001.

Reference Books:

  1. E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 9th Edition, Wiley, 2005.

ME102 Engineering Mechanics

ME102Engineering Mechanics3-1-0-8ME
  1. Rigid body statics: Equivalent force system. Equations of equilibrium, Freebodydiagram, Reaction, Static indeterminacy.
  2. Structures: 2D truss, Method of joints, Method of section. Beam, Frame, types ofloading and supports, axial force, Bending moment, Shear force and TorqueDiagrams for a member:
  3. Friction: Dry friction (static and kinetic), wedge friction, disk friction (thrustbearing), belt friction, square threaded screw, journal bearings, Wheel friction, Rolling resistance.
  4. Centroid and Moment of Inertia
  5. Virtual work and Energy method: Virtual Displacement, principle of virtual work,mechanical efficiency, work of a force/couple (springs etc.), PotentialEnergyandequilibrium, stability.
  6. Introduction to stress and strain: Definition of Stress, Normal and shear Stress.Relation between stress and strain, Cauchy formula.
  7. Stress in an axially loaded member,
  8. Stresses due to pure bending,
  9. Complementary shear stress,
  10. Stresses due to torsion in axi-symmetric sections:
  11. Two-dimension state of stress, Mohr’s circle representation, Principal stresses

Text and Reference books:

  1. I. H. Shames, Engineering Mechanics: Statics and dynamics, 4th Ed, PHI, 2002.
  2. F. P. Beer and E. R. Johnston, Vector Mechanics for Engineers, Vol I - Statics, 3rd Ed, TataMcGraw Hill, 2000.
  3. J. L. Meriam and L. G. Kraige, Engineering Mechanics, Vol I - Statics, 5th Ed, John Wiley, 2002.
  4. E.P. Popov, Engineering Mechanics of Solids, 2nd Ed, PHI, 1998.
  5. F. P. Beer and E. R. Johnston, J.T. Dewolf, and D.F. Mazurek, Mechanics of Materials, 6th Ed, McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt. Ltd., 2012.

NSS/NOS/Cultural NSS/NOS/Cultural P/NP

NSS/NOS/CulturalNSS/NOS/CulturalP/NP 

Third Semester  

EP201 (Core) Quantum Mechanics - 1

EP201 (Core)Quantum Mechanics - 13–1–0–8PH

Physical implications of the Schrödinger equation, derivation of Ehrenfest’s theorem; Quantum operators & generators, orthonormal & complete basis, quantum superposition, generalized uncertainty principle; Observables and the concept of quantum measurements; Schrödinger, Heisenberg and interaction pictures.

Solution of Schrodinger equation for solvable potentials: harmonic oscillator, hydrogen atom; Concept of field quantization, Fock state basis, vacuum fluctuation; Coherent states: their properties & physical significances, photon-number distribution. Angular momentum algebra, angular momentum & rotations, matrix representation, raising and lowering operators; orbital & spin angular momentum, Stern-Gerlach experiment, spin-1/2 system, Pauli matrices; addition of angular momenta, Clebsch-Gordancoefficients, spin-orbit coupling. Variational technique: Helium atom; Stationary perturbation theory, first and second order corrections, application to one-electron system. Stark effect, normal & anomalous Zeeman effect.

Textbooks:

  1. C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu and F. Lalo, Quantum Mechanics (Vol-I), Herman & John Wiley & Sons Asia, 2005.
  2. J. J. Sakurai,Modern Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education, 2002.
  3. L. I. Schiff, Quantum Mechanics, McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Reference Books

  1. R. Shankar, Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Springer India, 2008.
  2. S. Gasiorowicz,Quantum Physics, Wiley India, 2007.
  3. Quantum Mechanics, V.K. Thankappan, Wiley Eastern (1985).
  4. R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M.Sands,The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.3, Narosa Pub. House, 1992.
  5. P.A.M. Dirac, The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Oxford University Press, 1991.
  6. L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, Quantum Mechanics -Nonrelativistic Theory, 3rd Edition, Pergamon, 1981.
  7. D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education, 2005.
  8. B. H. Bransden and C. J. Joachain, Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education 2nd Ed., 2004.

MA201 Mathematics-III

MA201Mathematics-III3–1–0–8Mathematics

Complex Analysis: Complex numbers, geometric representation, powers and roots of complex numbers. Functions of a complex variable: Limit, Continuity, Differentiability, Analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann equations, Laplace equation, Harmonic functions, Harmonic conjugates. Elementary Analytic functions (polynomials, exponential function, trigonometric functions), Complex logarithm function, Branches and Branch cuts of multiple valued functions. Complex integration, Cauchy's integral theorem, Cauchy's integral formula. Liouville’s Theorem and Maximum-Modulus theorem, Power series and convergence, Taylor series and Laurent series. Zeros, Singularities and its classifications, Residues, Rouches theorem (without proof), Argument principle (without proof), Residue theorem and its applications to evaluating real integrals and improper integrals. Conformal mappings, Mobius transformation, Schwarz-Christoffel transformation.

Fourier series: Fourier Integral, Fourier series of 2p periodic functions, Fourier series of odd and even functions, Half-range series, Convergence of Fourier series, Gibb’s phenomenon, Differentiation and Integration of Fourier series, Complex form of Fourier series.

Fourier Transformation: Fourier Integral Theorem, Fourier Transforms, Properties of Fourier Transform, Convolution and its physical interpretation, Statement of Fubini’s theorem, Convolution theorems, Inversion theorem

Partial Differential Equations:Introduction to PDEs, basic concepts, Linear and quasi-linear first order PDE, Second order PDE and classification of second order semi-linear PDE, Canonical form.. Cauchy problems. D’ Alemberts formula and Duhamel’s principle for one dimensional wave equation, Laplace and Poisson equations, Maximum principle with application, Fourier method for IBV problem for wave and heat equation, rectangular region. Fourier method for Laplace equation in three dimensions.

Text Books:

  1. R. V. Churchill and J. W. Brown, Complex Variables and Applications, 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1990.
  2. K. Sankara Rao, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, 2nd Edition, 2005.

Reference Books:

  1. J. H. Mathews and R. W. Howell, Complex Analysis for Mathematics and Engineering, 3rd Edition, Narosa, 1998.
  2. I. N. Sneddon, Elements of Partial Differential Equations, McGraw-Hill, 1957.
  3. E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 9th Edition, Wiley, 2005.

EP203 (Core) Electromagnetic Theory

EP203 (Core)Electromagnetic Theory2–1–0–6PH

Electrodynamics before Maxwell, Maxwell’s Correction, Maxwell’s equations, Magnetic charge, Maxwell’s equation in matter, Boundary conditions, Newton’s Third Law in electrodynamics, Electromagnetic (EM) wave equation for E and B in vacuum, Monochromatic plane waves, The continuity equation, Energy and momentum in EM waves; Poynting’stheorem, Propagation of EM waves in linear media, Reflection and transmission of EM waves; EM waves in conductors, reflection at a conducting surface, Skin effect,  Frequency dependence of permittivity; Wave guides: EM wave between two conducting planes, TM, TE and TEM waves and their transmission,  Attenuation with planes of finite conductivity: TEM case, TM case and TE case.

Text Books:

  1. D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, Third Edition, Pearson Education Inc., 2006.
  2. J. D. Ryder, Networks, Lines and Fields, Second Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2002.
Reference Books:
  1. E. M. Purcell, Electricity and Magnetism (Berkeley Physics Course Vol 2) 2nd Ed, McGraw Hill Education.
  2. A. Shadowitz, The Electromagnetic Field, Dover Publications, 2010.
  3. Nathan Ida, Engineering Electromagnetics, 2nd Ed, Springer, 2007.
  4. D. Chattopadhyay and P. C.Rakshit, Electricity and Magnetism, New Central Book Agency, 9th rev. Ed, 2011.
  5. E. C. Jordan and K. G. Balmain, Electromagnetic waves and radiating systems, Prentice Hall India, 2nd  Ed, 1964.
  6. J. D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics, Willey, 1999

EP205 (Core) Classical Mechanics and Special Theory of Relativity

EP205 (Core)Classical Mechanics and Special Theory of Relativity2–1–0–6PH

Variational Principle and Lagrange’s Equation: Constraints, D’ Alembert’s Principle and Lagrange’s Equation, Hamilton’s Principle, Symmetry and Conservation,  Two body central force problem, Noether’sTheorem, Conserved quantities including Laplace-Runge-Lenz Vector, Scattering in a Central Force field, Special theory of relativity: Lorentz transformation, Lagrangian formulation of Relativistic Mechanics, The Hamilton Equation of Motion, The Hamiltonian formulation of Relativistic Mechanics, Canonical Transformations, Poisson Brackets, Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Action and angle variable and their applications.

Text Books:
  1. H. Goldstein, C. P. Poole and J. Safko, Classical Mechanics, Pearson Education; 3rd, International Economy Ed, 2011.
  2. Kittelet al., Mechanics, Berkeley Physics Course Vol 1, McGraw Hill Education.
Reference Books:
  1. N.C. Rana and P. S. Joag, Classical Mechanics, McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, 2001
  2. L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Mechanics, Course on Theoretical Physics, Vol.1, 3rd Ed, Butterworth-Heinemann Books.

EP207 (Core) Thermal Physics

EP207 (Core)Thermal Physics2–1–0–6PH

Kinetic Theory of Gases, Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution, effusion, collision, equation of state, ideal gas, Equipartition of energy,  real gas; Thermal Diffusion Equation; Laws of Thermodynamics, Temperature, Internal Energy, Entropy; Equivalence of Kelvin-Planck and Clausius Statements; Carnot Efficiency, Various thermodynamic cycles;Free energies, Path and State Functions, Gibb’s-Duhem relations, Maxwell Relations, Clausius-Clapeyron Equation; Chemical Potential, Chemical Equilibrium, Phase Diagram, Gibb’s Phase Rule, Phase Transitions, Stable and Metastable States, Phase Co-existence, Maxwell’s Construction; Various modes of heat transfer;Saha-Ionization; Speed of Sound in Fluids, Shock Waves, Rankine-Hugoniot Conditions. Engineering applications -Heat Engines, Refrigeration, Heating-Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC), Information Theory.

Text Books:
  1. Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell, Concepts in Thermal Physics, 3rd Ed, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  2. R. H. Dittman and M. W. Zemansky, Heat and Thermodynamics, McGraw-Hill College; Subsequent Ed, 1996.
Reference Books:
  1. M. N. Saha and B. N. Srivastava, Treatise on Heat, 3rd Edition, The Indian Press, Allahabad, 1950.
  2. R.Baierlein, Thermal Physics, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

EP261 (Core) Modern Physics Lab

EP261 (Core)Modern Physics Lab0–0–3–3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. Compton effect
  2. Stern-Gerlach experiment
  3. Frank Hertz experiment
  4. Blackbody spectra
  5. X-ray spectra of tungsten at various accelerating potentials
  6. Scattering of alpha particle by a thin gold foil: Rutherford Scattering,
  7. Determination of Rydberg constant from atomic spectra
  8. Scanning tunneling microscopy of HOPG surface
  9. Auger effect
  10.  X-ray diffraction
  11. UV-Visible absorption spectra of molecules
  12. Fluorescence and phosphorescence spectra of molecules
  13. Verificationof Stefan-Boltzman law
  14. Verification of Weidemann-Franz law
  15. Determination of size of nanoparticle using scanning electron microscope

HS2XX HSS Elective

HS2XXHSS Elective3-0-0-6HSS

Fourth Semester  

EP202 Introduction to  Nuclear and Particle Physics

EP202Introduction to  Nuclear and Particle Physics2-1-0-6PH

Nuclear properties: mass, radius, spin, parity, binding energy, electric and magnetic  moments, excited states; Nuclear models: liquid drop model, semi-empirical mass formula, nuclear shell model - validity and limitations, magic numbers, Collective models; Nature of the nuclear force: form of nucleon-nucleon potential, charge-independence and charge-symmetry of nuclear forces;Radioactive decay: radioactive decay law, radioactive dating, alpha, beta and gamma decays and their selection rules;Nuclear reactions: reaction mechanism, Fission and fusion, compound nuclei and direct reactions,   elementary ideas about nuclear reactors.

Particle Phenomenology:  Fundamental interactions; Elementary particles and their quantum numbers (charge, lepton number, baryon number, spin, parity, isospin, strangeness, etc.); Gellmann-Nishijima formula, Quark model, baryons and mesons;  C, P, and T invariance, Symmetries and conservation laws - application of symmetry arguments to particle reactions; Parity non-conservation in weak interaction; Elementary idea about electroweak unification, Higgs boson and origin of mass;  Elementary introduction to accelerators; Relativistic kinematics.

Text Books:
  1. D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Elementary Particles, Wiley, 2008.
  2. K. S. Krane, Introductory Nuclear Physics, Wiley, 2008.
  3. S.N. Ghoshal, Nuclear Physics, S Chand, 1994.
  4. A. Das and T. Ferbel, Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics, World Scientific, 2003.
Reference Books:
  1. B. R. Martin and G. P. Shaw, Particle Physics, Wiley 4th Ed, 2017. 
  2. K. Kleinknecht, Detectors for Particle Radiation, Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  3. R. L. William, Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments: A How-To Approach, Springer 2nd rev. Ed, 1994.
  4. R. Roy and B. P. Nigam, Nuclear Physics: Theory and Experiment, New Age, 1996. 
  5. I. S. Hughes, Elementary Particles,Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  6. J. Lilley, Nuclear Physics, Wiley, 2006.
  7. D. H. Perkins, Introduction to High Energy Physics, 4th Ed, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  8. F. Halzen and A. D. Martin, Quarks and Leptons, Wiley India Ed,1984.
  9. V. K. Mittal, R. C. Verma, S. C. Gupta, Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., 2011.

EP204 (Core) Mathematical Physics

EP204 (Core)Mathematical Physics2–1–0–6PH

Vector Space: Gram-Schmidt Orthonormalization, Self-adjoint operators, completeness of eigen functions, Complex Analysis: Physical Applications (fluid flow, electrostatics, heat flow etc.), Polynomials and Special Functions: Legendre, Hermite, Laguerre, Chebyshev, Jacobi,  Bessel,Neumann, Hankel; Green’s function: 1,2,3 dimensional problems (Laplace, wave, heat equations etc.), Integral Equations, Integral Transforms, Basic Introduction to Tensors, Covariant formalism of electrodynamics; Group Theory: Definition, Subgroups and Classes, representations, Characters, applications, Group symmetry like SU(2), SU(3), O(3) etc.

Text Book:
  1. G. B. Arfken and H. J. Weber, Mathematical methods for physicists, Elsevier; 7th Ed, 2012.
  2. J. Brown and R. Churchill, Complex Variables and Applications, McGraw Hill Education, 8th Ed, 2017.
  3. V. Balakrishnan, Mathematical Physics with Applications, Problems and Solutions, Ane Books, 1stEd, 2017.
Reference Books:
  1. L. A. Pipes and L. R. Harvill, Applied Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists, Dover Publications Inc., 3rd rev. Ed, 2014.
  2. I. S. Gradshteyn and I. M. Ryzhik, Tables of Integrals, Series and Products, Edited by A. Jeffrey and D.Zwillinger, Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier 7th  Ed, 2007.
  3. Abramowitz and Stegun, Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, United States Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NBS), 1964.
  4. E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Wiley India 10th Ed, 2011.
  5. M. L. Boas, Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, Wiley, 3rd Ed, 2005.
  6. Charlie and Harper, Introduction to Mathematical Physics, Prentice Hall India, 1978.

HS2XX HSS Elective

HS2XXHSS Elective3-0-0-6HSS

EP206/PH201 Optics & Lasers<

EP206/PH201Optics & Lasers3-0-0-6PH

Review of basic optics: Polarization, Reflection and refraction of plane waves. Diffraction: diffraction by circular aperture, Gaussian beams.

Interference: two beam interference-Mach-Zehnder interferometer and multiple beam interference-Fabry-Perot interferometer. Monochromatic aberrations. Fourier optics, Holography. The Einstein coefficients, Spontaneous and stimulated emission, Optical amplification and population inversion. Laser rate equations, three level and four level systems; Optical Resonators: resonator stability; modes of a spherical mirror resonator, mode selection; Q-switching and mode locking in lasers. Properties of laser radiation and some laser systems: Ruby, He-Ne, CO2, Semiconductor lasers. Some important applications of lasers, Fiber optics communication, Lasers in Industry, Lasers in medicine, Lidar.

Text Books:

  1. R. S. Longhurst, Geometrical and Physical Optics, 3rd Ed, Orient Longman, 1986.
  2. E. Hecht, Optics, 4th Ed, Pearson Education, 2004.
  3. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th Ed, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  4. T. S. William, Laser Fundamentals, 2nd Ed, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  5. K. Thyagarajan and A. K. Ghatak, Lasers: Theory and Applications, Macmillan, 2008.

EP208/PH203 Vacuum Science and Techniques

EP208/PH203Vacuum Science and Techniques3-0-0-6PH

Fundamentals of vacuum, units of pressure measurements, Gas Laws (Boyles, Charles), load-lock chamber pressures, Partial and Vapor Pressures, Gas flow, Mean free path, Conductance, Gauges, Capacitance Manometer, Thermal Gauges, Thermocouple, Pirani Gauge, Penning Gauge, High Vacuum Gauges, Leak Detection, Helium Leak Detection, Cold Cathode Gauge, Roughing (Mechanical) Pumps, Pressure ranges, High Vacuum Pumps: Oil Diffusion Pump, Tolerable fore line pressure System configuration, Oils, Traps Crossover pressure calculations, Pump usage and procedures, Turbomolecular pump, Cryopumps, Pump usages, Out gassing and Leak Testing.

Introduction to Deposition, Anti Reflection (AR) Coatings, Mono-dimensionally modulated (MDM) Filters, Vacuum Coatings, High reflectors, e-beam deposition systems, Film Stoichiometry, Sputtering, Itching and Lithography, Chemical Vapour deposition and Pulse Laser deposition, Mass Flow control, Reactive sputtering, Film growth control.

Text Books:

  1. M.Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, Second Edition, Academic Press, 2001.
  2. K.L. Chopra and S.R. Das, Thin Film Solar Cells, Springer, 1983.
  3. N. Yoshimura, Vacuum Technology: Practice for Scientific Instruments, Springer, 2008.

Reference Books:

  1. A. Roth, Vacuum Technology, North Holland, 1990.
  2. D. Smith, Thin-Film Deposition: Principles and Practice, McGraw-Hill Professional, 1995.
  3. K.Shesan, Handbook of Thin Film Deposition, William Andrew, 2002.

EP262 Modern Optics Lab

EP262Modern Optics Lab0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. External Cavity Diode Laser: Assembly and Characteristics
  2. Michelson Interferometer
  3. Haidinger fringes for measuring thickness of the film
  4. Diffraction using gratings
  5. Polarization of Light
  6. Optical fiber characteristics
  7. Spatial Light Modulator(SLM) for generation of Optical Angular Momentum (OAM)
  8. Recording and reconstruction of Hologram
  9. Saturation Absorption Spectroscopy: Observation of Hyperfine Splitting
  10. Demonstration of Faraday rotation principle
  11. TE and TM propagation modes in a Wave guide
  12. Generation of Second Harmonics inside a Non-linear crystal
  13. Demonstration of Pulse shaping
  14. Experiment on Q-Switching
  15. Optical tweezers for trapping of dielectric particles
  16. Polarizing optical microscope

EP264 Vacuum Techniques Lab

EP264Vacuum Techniques Lab0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. Hands-on Introduction to a Pumping system
  2. Pumping speed measurements using the constant volume method
  3. Pumping speed measurements using the constant pressure method
  4. Leak valve calibration and roughing line conductance determination
  5. Outgassing rate measurements for Ultra High Vacuum scenario
  6. Helium Leak Detector and Residual Gas Analyzer
  7. Deposition of Aluminum and Gold Thin films
  8. Thickness measurement
  9.  Designing Anti-reflection coating: Simulation Lab
  10. Zinc Oxide film deposition

Reference Books:

  1. J. M. F. dos Santos, doi:10.1016/j.vacuum.2005.07.043
  2. M.Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, 2nd Ed, Academic Press, 2001.
  3. A. Roth, Vacuum Technology, North Holland, 1990.

Fifth Semester  

EP301 (Core) Numerical Techniques

EP301 (Core)Numerical Techniques2–0–2–6PH

Preliminaries of Computing; Roots of Non Linear Equations and solution of system of Linear Equations:- Fixed-point iteration, Bisection, Secant, Regula-falsi method, Newton Raphson method, Gauss Elimination method by pivoting, Gauss – Jordan method, Gauss – Seidel method, Relaxation method, Convergence of iteration methods, LU and Choleskydecomposition.Interpolation and approximations:-Lagrange and Newton interpolation, Spline interpolation, Rational approximations, Least square approximations.Numerical Integration:-Newton-Cote's rule, Gaussian quadrature.  Numerical Optimisation:- Newton's method, Golden section search, Conjugate gradient method.Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations:-Taylor series method, Runge-Kutta methods, Crank-Nicolson method, Split operator technique; Eigen value problems:- Jacobi transformation Fourier Transform:- Discrete Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform  in two or more dimensions; Engineering applications.

Textbooks:

  1. W. H. Press, S. A. Teukolsky, W T. Vetterling and B. P. Flannery, Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Programming, 2nd Ed, Cambridge University Press, 1997
  2. C. F. Gerald and P. O. Wheatley, Applied Numerical Analysis, Pearson Education India; 7 Ed, 2007.
  3. S. S. Sastry, Introductory Methods of Numerical Analysis, PHI learning Pvt. Ltd., 5th Ed, 2012.
  4. M. K. Jain, S. R. K. Iyengar and R. K. Jain, Numerical Methods for Scientific and Engineering Computation, 6th Edition, New Age International (P) Ltd., 2014.
Reference Books:
  1. E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 9th Edition, Wiley, 2005.
  2. B. S. Grewal, Higher Engineering Mathematics, 43rd Edition, Khanna Publishers, 2014.
  3. Y. Kanetkar, Let us C, 13th edition, BPB publication 2013.
  4. Programming in ANSI C, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2008.
  5. Programming with C (Schaum's Outlines Series), McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited; 3rdEd, 2010.

EP303 (Core) Nonlinear Physics

EP303 (Core)Nonlinear Physics2–1–0–6PH

Concept of nonlinearity in physical systems, Damped and Driven Nonlinear Oscillator; Nonlinear Oscillations and Bifurcations; Dynamical Systems as Coupled First-Order Differential Equations: Phase Space/Phase Plane and Phase Trajectories; Limit cycles, concept of integrability; Poincare Map, attractor, KAM Theorem;

Bifurcations and Onset of Chaos in Dissipative Systems; Bifurcation Scenario in Duffing Oscillator; Fractals, Spatio-temporal patterns, Nonlinear Electronic Circuits; Hamiltonian systems, Quantum & semi-classical chaos; Time series–analysis and characterization, Lyapunov exponents; Nonlinear wave equations, solitons, nonlinear Schrödinger equation, sine-Gordon equation, KdV equation, waves in nonlinear Kerr media; High-harmonic generation; Quantum dynamics of systems with nonlinear energy spectrum; Optical fibers; Nonlinear Matter wave, bright & dark solitons; Applications to plasma and atmospheric sciences; Nonlinear Physics for Technology.

Textbooks:
  1. M. Lakshmanan and S. Rajasekar, Nonlinear Dynamics: Integrability, chaos, and patterns, Springer, 2003.
  2. Govind Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics, Academic Press, 2012.
  3. S. H. Strogatz, Nonlinear Dynamics & Chaos, CRC Press, 2018.
  4. R. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Academic Press, 2008.

Reference Books:

  1. R. H. Enns and G. C. McGuire, Nonlinear Physics with Mathematica for Scientists and Engineers, Birkhäuser, Boston, 2001.
  2. P. D. Drummond and M. Hillery, The Quantum Theory of Nonlinear Optics, Cambridge University Press, 2014.

EP305 (Core) Semiconductor Devices and Applications

EP305 (Core)Semiconductor Devices and Applications3-0-0-6PH

Introduction to band theory; device architecture(s), physics of operation and device modeling, I-V characteristics and application of the following semiconductor devices: p-n junction diode, Zener diode, Schottky diode, photovoltaic cell, photodiode, tunnel diode, unijunction transistor, bipolar junction transistor, junction field effect transistor, metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor and insulated gate bipolar transistor.

Device fabrication, introduction to cleanroom processes including wafer cleaning, deposition, lithography, diffusion, etching and bonding.

Textbooks:

  1. B. G. Streetman and S. Banerjee, Solid State electronic devices, 6th Ed, PHI, 2006.
  2. D. A. Neamen, Semiconductor physics and devices, 4th Ed, McGrawHill, 2012.

Reference Books:

  1. S. M. Sze and Kwok Ng, Physics of Semiconductor Devices, 3rdEd, Wiley, 2006.
  2. U. K. Mishra and J. Singh, Semiconductor Device Physics and Design, Springer, 2008.

EP361 Semiconductor Device Laboratory

EP361Semiconductor Device Laboratory0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. I – V characteristics of a Zener diode and voltage regulation by a Zener diode
  2. I – V characteristics of a Schottky diode
  3. I – V characteristics of a Tunnel diode
  4. I – V characteristics of a Solar cell
  5. I – V characteristics of a Silicon controlled rectifier
  6. I – V characteristics of a Unijunction transistor
  7. I – V characteristics of BJT in CE, CB and CC mode of operation
  8. I – V characteristics of a JFET
  9. I – V characteristics of a MOSFET, both for enhancement and depletion mode
  10. I – V characteristics of a IGBT
  11. Soldering semiconductor devices on PCB for making a circuit

YY3XX Open Elective I

YY3XXOpen Elective I3-0-0-6Science/Engineering Deptt.

EP3XX Department Elective I

EP3XXDepartment Elective I3-0-0-6PH

EP3XX Department Elective II

EP3XXDepartment Elective II3-0-0-6PH

List of Department Elective

EP321 : Semiconductor Physics
EP323/PH402 : Solid State Devices
EP325/PH301 : Engineering Optics
EP327 : Cryogenic Engineering
EP329 : Laser Physics
EP331 : Interfacing and data analysis
EP333 : Computer aided engineering physics
EP335/PH527 : Measurement Techniques
EP337/PH422 : Applied optics
EP339 : Science and Engineering of Energy Storage

Sixth Semester  

HS3XX HSS Elective

HS3XXHSS Elective3-0-0-6HSS

EP302/PH420 Quantum Mechanics - II

EP302/PH420Quantum Mechanics - II3–1–0–8PH

WKB Approximation, Bohr-Sommerfeld quantization condition; Time dependent perturbation theory, interaction picture; Constant and harmonic perturbations Fermi's Golden rule;

Scattering theory: Laboratory and centre of mass frames, differential and total scattering cross-sections, scattering amplitude; Born approximation, Greens functions, scattering for different kinds of potentials; Partial wave analysis;

Special topics in radiation theory: semi-classical treatment of interaction of radiation with matter, Einstein's coefficients, spontaneous and stimulated emission and absorption, application to lasers; Symmetries in quantum mechanics: Conservation laws and degeneracy associated with symmetries; Continuous symmetries, space and time translations, rotations; Rotation group, Wigner-Eckart theorem; Discrete symmetries; parity and time reversal.

Relativistic quantum mechanics, Klein-Gordon equation, Interpretation of negative energy states and concept of antiparticles; Dirac equation, covariant form, adjoint equation; Plane wave solution and momentum space, spinors; Spin and magnetic moment of the electron.

Textbooks:

  1. C. Cohen-Tannoudji, Quantum Mechanics (Vol-II), John Wiley & Sons (Asia), 2005.
  2. J. J. Sakurai,Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education, 2007.
  3. R. Shankar, Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Springer (India), 2008.
  4. C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu, F. Lalo, Quantum Mechanics (Vol-I), Herman & John Wiley & Sons (Asia), 2005.
  5. J. J. Sakurai, Modern Quantum Mechanics, Pearson Education, 2002.
  6. L. I. Schiff, Quantum Mechanics, McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Reference Books:

  1. L. I. Schiff, Quantum Mechanics, McGraw-Hill, 1968.
  2. E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics, John Wiley (Asia), 1999.
  3. V.K. Thankappan, Quantum Mechanics, Wiley Eastern, 1985.
  4. R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M.Sands, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.3, Narosa Publication House, 1992.
  5. P.A.M. Dirac, The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Oxford University Press, 1991.
  6. L.D.Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, Quantum Mechanics -Nonrelativistic Theory, 3rd Ed, Pergamon, 1981.
  7. B. H. Bransden and C. J. Joachain, Quantum Mechanics, Parson Education 2nd Ed, 2004.

CE111 Engineering Drawing

EP304/PH424Statistical Physics3–1–0–8PH

Review on Canonical and Grand Canonical Ensemble: Ideal Gases, Equation of state for ideal quantum gas, Einstein’s derivation of Planck’s Law: Maser and Laser ; Partition function Z: Translational, Rotational and Vibrational; Application of Z: Vapour pressure, Real gas and van der Waal gas; Ideal Bose-Einstein (BE) gas: BE distribution and condensation, Thermodynamic properties, Phase space distribution function and Liouville theorem, Ergodicity and H-theorem; Liquid He, Two fluid model of liquid He II, Superfluid phases of 3He; Ideal Fermi-Dirac (FD) gas: FD distribution and degeneracy, Equation of state of FD gas, Landau Diamagnetism, De-Haas van Alfen Effect, Quantized Hall effect, Pauli Paramagnetism, Magnetic properties of imperfect gas, Thermionic emission; Transport theory: Transport processes and distribution functions, Boltzmann equation in absence of collision, Calculation of electrical conductivity (s) and coefficient of viscosity (h), Boltzmann Differential Transport (BTE) equation, Scattering cross-section and symmetry properties, Reformulation of BTE, Approximation methods for solving BTE, Evaluation of s and h.

Textbooks:

  1. F.Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics, Levant Books, 2010.
  2. K.Huang, Introduction to Statistical Physics, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2nd Ed, 2009.
  3. R. K. Pathria and Paul D. Beale, Statistical Mechanics (Elsevier, 3rd Edition, 2011.

Reference Books:

  1. F. Mandl, Statistical Physics, Wiley-Blackwell, ELBS Ed, 1988.
  2. D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Physics, Oxford University Press, 1987.
  3. M.Pilschke and B.Bergerson, Equilibrium Statistical Physics,World Scientific, 1994.
  4. B. P. Agarwal and M. Eisner, Statistical Mechanics, Wiley Eastern Limited, 1988.
  5. C. M. van Vliet, Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics,World Scientific, 2008.

EP306/PH428 Computational Physics

EP306/PH428Computational Physics2-0-3-7PH

Recapitulation of numerical techniques and errors of computation (rounding, truncation); Classical molecular dynamics simulations, Verlet algorithm, predictor corrector method, Continuous systems, hydrodynamic equations, particle in a cell and lattice Boltzmann methods; Schrodinger equation in a basis: numerical implementation of Numerov method, matrix methods and variational techniques; applications of basis functions for atomic, molecular, solid-state and nuclear calculations; Elements of Density functional theories; Monte Carlo simulations, Metropolis, critical slowing down and block algorithms with applications to classical and quantum lattice models; Tractable and intractable problems; P, NP and NP complete problems with examples; Shor and Grover algorithms; Quantum parallelism;

Textbooks:

  1. T. Pang, An Introduction to Computationl Physics, Cambridge University Press, 2nd Ed, 2006.
  2. S. E. Kooning and D. C. Meredith, Computational Physics, Westview Press, 1990.

Reference Books:

  1. J. M. Thijssen, Computational Physics, Cambridge University Press, 2nd Ed, 2007.
  2. R. H. Landau, M. J. PáezMejía and C. C. Bordeianu, A Survey of Computational Physics: Introductory Computational Science, Vol1, Princeton University Press, 2008.

EP362 Advanced Physics Lab

EP362Advanced Physics Lab0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. Normal and AnomalousZeeman effect
  2. Reynolds Experiment
  3. Stark effect
  4. Pockel’s effect
  5. Thermoelectric effect
  6. Nuclear magnetic resonance
  7. Electron spin resonance
  8. Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) measurements
  9. Phase transition of BarriumTitanate with temperature
  10. Magnetic susceptibility of a paramagnetic salt using Quinck’s Tube method
  11. Magnetic hysteresis loop
  12. Electric hysteresis loop
  13. Magnetoresistance
  14. Determination of bandgap of a semiconductor
  15. Dusty Plasma experiment
  16. Muon lifetime detection
  17. Gamma correlation experiment
  18. Piezoelectric effect
  19. Belousov-Zhabotinsky (bz) reaction

Seventh Semester  

EP401/PH521 Atomic & Molecular Physics

EP401/PH521Atomic & Molecular Physics3-1-0-8PH

One electron atoms , Schrodinger equation for one-electron atoms, Interaction of one electron atoms with electromagnetic radiation, Transition rates, The dipole approximation, The Einstein coefficients, Selection rules, Spectrum of one electron atoms, Line intensities and the life time of the excited states, Line shapes and widths, Fine structure and Hyperfine structure, The Lamb Shift, Zeeman and Stark effect,   Many electron systems: central field approximation, Thomas Fermi model, Hartree- Fock method and the SCF, L-S coupling and j-j coupling,  Introduction to the Density functional theory, Interaction of many electron atoms with electromagnetic radiation, Molecular structure, Born -Oppenheimer approximation, The rotation and vibration of diatomic molecules, Electronic structure of diatomic molecule, Rotational and Vibrational Spectra of diatomic molecules, Electronic spectra of diatomic molecules, The Franck-Condon principle.

Textbooks:

  1. B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain, Physics of atoms and molecules, Longman Scietific and Technical, 1983.
  2. W. Gordon and F.Drake, Springer handbook of atomic, molecular, and optical physics, Springer, 2006.
  3. W. Demtroder, Atoms, Molecules and Photons, Springer, 2010.
  4. H. Haken and H.C. Wolf, Physics of Atoms and Quanta, Springer, 2005.

Reference Books:

  1. I. N. Levine, Quantum Chemistry, 6th Ed, PHI Learning Private Limited, New Delhi, 2009.
  2. J. P. Lowe and K. A. Peterson, Quantum Chemistry, 3rd Ed, Academic Press 2009.
  3. P. Atkins and R. Friedman, Molecular Quantum Mechanics, Oxford University Press, 4th Ed, 2012.
  4. C. N. Banwell and E. M. McCash, Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy, 4th Ed, Tata McGraw Hills, 2008.

EP403/PH523 Solid State Physics

EP403/PH523Solid State Physics3-1-0-8PH

Crystal physics: Symmetry operations; Bravais lattices; Point and space groups; Miller indices and reciprocal lattice; Structure determination; diffraction; X-ray, electron and neutron; Crystal binding; Defects in crystals; Point and line defects.

Lattice vibration and thermal properties: Einstein and Debye models; continuous solid; linear lattice; acoustic and optical modes; dispersion relation; attenuation; density of states; phonons and quantization; Brillouin zones; thermal conductivity of metals and insulators.

Electronic & Magnetic properties: Free electron theory of metals; electrons in a periodic potential; Bloch equation; Kronig-Penny model; band theory; Semiconductor physics; Quantum Hall effect. Dielectric Response. Magnetic properties.

Superconductivity: General properties of superconductors, Meissner effect; London equations; coherence length; type-I and type-II superconductors.

Noncrystalline Solids: Glasses, Amorphous ferromagnets, Amorphous Semiconductors.

Quasicrystals: Stable quasicrystal, metastable quasicrystal.

Textbooks:

  1. C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Wiley India, 2009.
  2. M. A. Omar, Elementary Solid State Physics, Addison-Wesley, 2009.

Reference Books:

  1. A. J. Dekker, Solid State Physics, Macmillan, 2009.
  2. N. W. Ashcroft and N. D. Mermin, Solid State Physics, HBC Publication, 1976.
  3. H. P. Myers, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Taylor and Francis, 1997.
  4. R.Zallen, The Physics of Amorphous Solids, John Wiley and Sons Inc.,1983.
  5. O. Madelung, Introduction to Solid-state theory, Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, 1978.
  6. S. H. Simon, The Oxford Solid State Basics, Oxford University Press, 2013.

EP461 Quantum Techniques Lab

EP461Quantum Techniques Lab0-0-3-3PH

The list of experiments is as follows:

  1. Quantum Entanglement Demonstrator
  2. Absolute Efficiency Measurement System for Single Photon Counting Detectors
  3. Two Photon Interferometer
  4. Quantum Cryptography Analogy Demonstration
  5. Experiment on Magnetic Levitation
  6. Josephson Junction based Experiment
  7. IBM Quantum Experiments for quantum computing
  8. Break junction and quantum behavior in conductivity
  9. Spectroscopy of various gas samples
  10. DavissonGermer experiment
  11. Macroscopic quantum state in high temperature superconductor(htsc): zeroresistivity and flux expulsion
  12. Transition edge detectors using htsc superconducting films
  13. dHvA measurement
  14. AC susceptibility for magnetic phase transition
  15. Demonstration of Coulomb blockade effect
  16. Modification of spontaneous emission in micro-cavity environment
  17. Surface plasmon polaritons
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YY4XX Open Elective II

YY4XXOpen Elective II3-0-0-6Science/ Engineering Deptt.

EP497 B.Tech Project

EP497B.Tech Project0-0-6-6PH

Eighth Semester  

EP498 B.Tech Project

EP498B.Tech Project0-0-12-12PH

EPXXX Department Elective III

EPXXXDepartment Elective III3-0-0-6PH

EPXXX Department Elective IV

EPXXXDepartment Elective IV3-0-0-6PH

EPXXX Department Elective V

EPXXXDepartment Elective V3-0-0-6PH

Department Electives

EP410/PH403 : Photovoltaics & Fuel Cell Technology
EP412 : Renewable Energy for Electric Vehicles
EP414/PH503 : Nanophotonics
EP416/PH609 : Fourier Optics and Holography
EP418 : Micro- and Nano-scale Photonic Devices: Fabrication, Theory, and Their Applications
EP420 : Advanced Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics
EP422 : Modern microscopy techniques
EP424/PH605 : Medical physics
EP426 : Physics of nanomaterials
EP428 : Transport properties of the materials
EP430/PH606 : Magnetic materials and application
EP432 : Structure of the materials
EP434 : Materials preparation
EP436 : Ultrafast Spectroscopy
EP438 : Soft-condensed matter Physics
EP440 : Nanoelectronics
EP442 : Spintronics
EP444 : Quantum Materials
EP446 : Quantum field theory
EP448 : Particle physics
EP450 : Experimental techniques in high energy physics
EP452/PH601 : Nanoscience
EP454/PH602 : Quantum Optics & Quantum Information
EP456/PH603 : Physics of Ultracold Atoms
EP458/PH604 : Biophotonics
EP460/PH607 : Materials for Engineering Applications
EP462/PH608 : Atomic collision physics
EP464/PH610 : Introductory Biophysics

List of Department Elective  

Detailed Syllabus for some of the Department elective papers which are already running:

PH402 Solid State Device

PH402Solid State Device3-0-0-6PH

Semiconductor Devices: Basic introduction, principles of device fabrication and operation–heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs), heterostructure field effect transistors (HFETs), modulation doped field effect transistors (MODFETs), high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs), resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs), single electron transistors (SETs), negative conductance in semiconductors, transit time devices, IMPATT, TRAPATT, THz devices, micro and mm wave devices.

Optical Devices: Optical absorption in a semiconductor, photoconductors, photovoltaic effect, semiconductor lasers, quantum well lasers, longwavelength detectors, Optical waveguides, waveguide fabrication techniques, losses in optical waveguides, Optical sensors, integrated optical devices.

Ferroic Phenomena & Devices: Electrical & optical properties of linear and non-linear dielectrics, Ferroelectrics, Pyroelectric, Piezoelectric and electro-optic devices, non-volatile memory; Magnetic memory and superconducting devices, shape memory effect, Spintronic devices.

Energy Storage/Conversion Devices: Portable power sources, Solar cell, Fuel cells, Secondary batteries, Supercapacitors.

Sensors & Actuators: Elementary concepts of sensors, actuators and transducers, an introduction to Microsensors and MEMS, Evolution of Microsensors& MEMS, Microsensors& MEMS applications, Biosensors.

Text Books:

  1. R.Waser (ed.), Nanoelectronics and Information Technology: Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices, 2nd Edition, Wiley – VCH Publishers, 2003.
  2. S. M. Sze, Physics of Semiconductor Devices, John Wiley & Sons, 2nd Ed, 1981.
  3. S. Y. Liao, Microwave Devices & Circuits, 3rd Ed, Pearson Education, 2003.
  4. K. Uchino, Ferroelectric Devices, 2nd Ed, CRC Press, 2009.
  5. E. Kapon, Semiconductor LASERS I: Fundamentals, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.
  6. J. H. Simmons and K. S. Potter, Optical Materials, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.
  7. R. E. Hummel, Electronic Properties of Materials, Springer, 3rd Ed.
  8. R. A. Huggins, Energy Storage, Springer, 2010.

Reference Books:

  1. R. Woods, D. A. J. Rand and R. M. Dell, Batteries for Electric Vehicles, Research Studies Press Pvt. Ltd., 1998.
  2. Matthew M. Mench, Fuel Cell Engines, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
  3. Nigel Sammes (ed.), Fuel Cell Technology, 1st Ed, Springer, 2006.
  4. B. E. Conway, Electrochemical Supercapacitors: Fundamentals & Technological Applications, Academic Press, 1998.
  5. R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Clean Energy, Royal Society Publications, 2004.
  6. R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Hydrogen Energy: Challenges & Prospects, Royal Society Publications, 2008.
  7. G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, RSC Energy Series, 2009.

PH301 Engineering Optics

PH301Engineering Optics3-0-0-6PH

PH527 Measurement Techniques

PH527Measurement Techniques2-0-2-6PH

Basics of measurement: uncertainty in measurements, Comparison of measured & accepted values and Two measured values, Checking relationships with a graph, Fractional uncertainties, multiplying two measured numbers, Propagation of uncertainties;

Low level DC measurement of voltage, current and resistance, C-V and Impedance spectroscopy; Deep Level Transient Spectroscopy, Hall effect and Time of Flight methods for charge carriers; Magnetic Response using SQUID magnetometer and VSM;

UV-VIS-NIR spectro-photometer & Ellipsometry, FTIR, Raman spectroscopy; Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM); X-ray diffraction (XRD) and grazing angle XRD;

Text Books:

  1. John R. Taylor, An Introduction to Error Analysis, (University Science Books, 2nd Edition, 1997).
  2. Milton Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, (Academic Press, 2nd Edition,2006).

PH403 Photovoltaic’s Fuel Cell & Technology

PH403Photovoltaic’s Fuel Cell & Technology3-0-0-6PH

Photovoltaics: Global energy scenario and impending energy crisis, Basic introduction of energy storage/conversion devices, State-of-the art status of portable power sources, Solar/photovoltaic (PV) cells, PV energy generation and consumption, fundamentals of solar cell materials, Elementary concept of solar cell and its design, solar cell technologies (Si-wafer based, Thin film and concentrator solar cells), Emerging solar cell technologies (GaAs solar cell, dye-sensitized solar cell, organic solar cell, Thermo-photovoltaics), Photovoltaic system design and applications, Analysis of the cost performance ratio for the photovoltaic energy and problems in wide-spread commercialization of the technology.

Fuel Cells: Fuel cells and its classification; Transport mechanism in fuel cells and concept of energy conversion; Fuels and fuel processing, Fuel cell design and its characterization; Technological issues in Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC); PEM fuel cells; Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC), Molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC), Power conditioning and control of fuel cell systems.

Text Books:

  1. Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  2. Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, RSC Energy Series, 2009.
  3. Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications (2nd ed.), C. S. Solanki, Prentice Hall of India, 2011.
  4. Solar Cell Device Physics, Stephen Fonash (2nd ed.), Academic Press, 2010.
  5. Fuel Cell Technology, Nigel Sammes (ed.), 1st edition, Springer, 2006.
  6. Clean Energy, R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Royal Society Publications, 2004.
  7. Hydrogen Energy: Challenges & Prospects, R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Royal Society Publications, 2008.
  8. Fuel Cell Engines, Matthew M. Mench, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

Reference Books:

  1. G. Hoogers (ed.), Fuel Cell Technology Handbook, CRC Press, 2003.
  2. N. Sammes, A. Smirnova and O. Vasylyev (eds.), Fuel Cell Technologies: State & perspectives, Springer, 2004.
  3. Xiao-Zi Yuan, C. Song, H. Wang and J. Zhang, Electrochemical Impedance in PEM Fuel Cells: Fundamentals and applications, Springer-Verlag, 2010.
  4. T. Osaka, M. Dutta, Y. S. Diamand (eds.), Electrochemical Nanotechnology, Springer, 2010.

PH503 Nanophotonics

PH503Nanophotonics3-0-0-6PH

PROPOSED CONTENTS

  1. Foundations of nanophotonics
  2. Near-field interaction and microscopy
  3. Quantum confined materials (quantum wells)
  4. Sub-wavelength phenomena and plasmonic excitations (plasmonicwaveguiding)
  5. Nanocontrol of excitation dynamics (nanostructure and excited states)
  6. Photonic crystals (theoretical modeling, features, methods of fabrication, photonic crystal sensors, photonic crystal fibers)
  7. Meta-materials
  8. Nanophotonics for Biotechnology & Biomedicine

Text and Reference Books:

  1. Paras N. Prasad, Nanophotonics, John-Wiley-Interscience, 2004.
  2. S. V. Gaponenko, Introduction to Nanophotonics, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  3. H. Masuhara and S.Kawata, Nanophotonics; Integrating Photochemistry, Optics and Nano/Bio Materials Studies, Elsevier, 2004.
  4. M. L. Brongersma and P. G. Kik, Eds., Surface Plasmon Nanophotonics, Springer, 2007.
  5. MotoichiOhtsu, 1st Ed., Progress in Nanophotonics, Springer, 2011.

PH609 Fourier Optics and Holography

PH609Fourier Optics and Holography3-0-0-6PH

Signals and systems, Fourier transform (FT), FT theorems, sampling theorem, Space-bandwidth product; Review of diffraction theory: Fresnel-Kirchhoff formulation, FT properties of lenses; Coherent and incoherent imaging. Basics of holography, in-line and off-axis holography, plane and volume holograms, diffraction efficiency; Recording medium for holograms; Applications of holography: display, microscopy; memories, interferometry, Non-destructive testing of engineering objects, Digital Holography, Digital holographic microscope, 3D display, etc.; Analog optical information processing: Abbe-Porter experiment, phase contrast microscopy and other simple applications; Coherent image processing: Vander Lugt filter; joint-transform correlator; optical image encryption.

Text books:

  1. J. W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics, 3rd Ed., 2005.
  2. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th Ed., Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  3. P. Hariharan, Optical Holography: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 2nd Ed, Cambridge University Press, 1996.
  4. B. E. A. Saleh and M. C. Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.

Reference Books:

  1. E. G. Steward, Fourier Optics: An Introduction, 2nd ed., Dover Publications, 2004.
  2. Robert K. Tyson, Principles and Applications of Fourier Optics, IOP Publishing, Bristol, UK, 2014.
  3. U. Schnars and W. Jueptner,Digital Holography, Springer, 2005.
  4. Joseph Rosen, Holography, Research & Technologies, InTech, 2011.

PH605 Medical Physics

PH605Medical Physics3-0-0-6PH

Breathing and Metabolism: Breathing, Human Elevation limits, Oxygen transfer in the brain, Photo synthesis, Oxygen transfer in the body, Network theory of the human breathing apparatus, Transport phenomena at the cell membrane, Dielectric measurement of exocytosis processes, Diffusion and scale qualities.

Biomechanics and fluid dynamics of the circulatory system: Bone structures, Ski binding, Elasticity of the vertebrae, Lifting a patient, Bones of uniform strength, Lifting weights, The blood as a power fluid, Branching, Bypass, Flow coefficients, Narrowing of the aorta, Blood pressure in the aorta, pulsatile blood flow.

The Senses, Electric currents, Fields and Potential: Information processing, Glasses, Optical illusions, Retina implantation, threshold of vision of the human eye, Visual angle and resolution, Sound propagation, Threshold of hearing, Nerve stimulation, Electrical model of a cell membrane, Measurement of cell membrane potentials.

The physics of Diagnostics and Therapy: X-ray diagnostics and Computer tomography, Ultrasound, Nuclear magnetic resonance, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear diagnostics and positron emission tomography, Temperature measurement system, Blood Pressure measurement, ECG, ECHO.

Radiation medicine and protection: Pair production in radiation therapy, Compton scattering, Radiation damage from potassium, Lethal energy dose, Fatal does equivalents, Laser therapy.

Textbooks:

  1. W. A. Worthoff, H. G. Krojanski, D. Suter, Medical physics, DE DRUYTER, 2014.
  2. B. H. Brown, R. H. Smallwood, D. C. Barber, P. V. Lawford and D. R. House, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1999.

Reference Books:

  1. J. T. Bushberg, J. A. Seibert, E. M. Leidholdt, Jr., and J. M. Boone,The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Wolters Kluwer | Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 3rd Ed, 2011.
  2. M. Hollins, Medical Physics, Nelson Thornes Ltd., 2001.
  3. The Physics of Radiology, H. E. Jones, J. R. Cunningham, Charles C. Thomas, New York, 2002.
  4. E.B. Podgorsak, Radiation oncology physics: A Handbook for teachers and students, IAEA publications, 2005.
  5. J. Kline, Handbook of Bio Medical Engineering, Academic press Inc., Sandiego, Oxford University Press, 2004.
  6. G. K. Knoff, A. S. Bassi, Smart Biosensor Technology, CRC Press, 2006.
  7. T. S Curry, Physics of Diagnostic Radiology, 4 Ed, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1990.
  8. J. T.Bushberg, J. A. Seibert, E. M. Leidholdt Jr., J. M. Boome, L. Williams and Wilkins, The Essential Physics for Medical Imaging, 2nd Ed, 2012.
  9. J. A. Pope, Medical Physics: Imaging, Heinemann Publishers, 2012.
  10. Niemeyor, christober M. Mirkin, Nanobiotechnology: concepts, applications and perspectives, Kluwer Publications, USA, 2004.
  11. C. R. Hill, J. C. Bamber and G. R. terHaar, Physical Principles of Medical Ultrasonics, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
  12. W. M. McDicken, Diagnostic Ultrasonic principles and use of Instrument, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1992

PH606 Magnetic Materials and Application

PH606Magnetic Materials and Application3-0-0-6PH

Atomic magnetism, diamagnetism and paramagnetism, Hund’s rule, Solid state magnetism, 3d transition metals and 4f rare earths, Magnetic interactions, direct exchange and indirect exchange, Magnetic order, Ferromagnetism, Ferrimagnetism, Antiferromagnetism, Spin glasses; Magneto-crystalline anisotropy, Shape anisotropy, Induced magnetic anisotropy, Stress anisotropy, Magnetic surface and interface anisotropy; Magnetic Domain structures and magnetization dynamics, Domain walls, Closure domains, closure domains, damping processes, ferromagnetic resonance; Magnetoresistivity, Anisotropic Magnetoresistance (AMR), Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR), Colossal Magnetoresistance (CMR), Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR), Spin polarization, Andreev reflection, Point contact Andreev reflection (PCAR) spectroscopy, BTK theory; Soft Magnetic Materials , Eddy currents, losses in electrical machines, applications in Transformers, Flux-gate magnetometers, recording heads, magnetic shielding, anti-theft systems; Hard Magnetic Materials,  Permanent Magnets, operation and stability, applications in motors, loudspeakers, hard drives, wigglers, undulators; Magnetism in reduced dimensions, Atoms, Clusters, Nano-particles, Nanoscale wires, Thin films, Multilayers, Superparamagnetism, Exchange bias, Interlayer exchange coupling (non-magnetic spacer, AFM spacer), Spin engineering, Spin valves.

Textbooks:

  1. N. A. Spaldin, Magnetic Materials: Fundamentals and Applications, 2nd Ed, Cambridge University Press.

Reference Books:

  1. J.M. D. Coey, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 1st Ed, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  2. K. H. J. Buschow and F. R. de Boer, Principles of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Kluwer Academic Publisher, New York, 2004.

PH601 Nanoscience

PH601Nanoscience3-0-0-6PH

Background to Nanoscience, length scales and size effects in smaller systems-pre quantum, review of quantum and statistical mechanics, quantum wells, quantum wires and quantum dots, band structure and density of states, inter band transitions; Electrical transport in nanostructures – Quantum confinement, Coulomb blockade and  Conductance quantization, conduction mechanisms – Thermionic effect, Schottky and Poole-Frenkel effect, Arrhenius type thermally activated conduction, variable range hopping conduction and Polaron conduction; Synthesis -Top –down and bottom-up approach,  characterization  of nanostructures; Semiconductor quantum dots, self assembled monolayers, Metal nanoparticles, core-shell nanoparticles, nano-shells, new nanostructures -carbon (fullerenes, CNTs, graphene, nanodiamond), BN nanotubes;  Nanotribology and Nanorheology,  stiction, van der Waal’s and Casimir forces; Applications in Nanobiology, Nano sensors, Nanoelectronics, Nanomedicines, Molecular nanomachines.

Textbooks:

  1. T. Pradeep, Nano – The Essentials, McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.
  2. G. L. Hornyak, J. Dutta, H. F. Tibbals, A. Rao, Introduction to Nanoscience, CRC Press, 2008.
  3. K. K. Chattopadhyay, A. N. Banerjee, Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology, PHI Learning Private Ltd., 2009.

Reference Books:

  1. MasuroKuno, Introductory Nanoscience, Garland Science, 2011.
  2. Poole and Owen, Introduction to Nanotechnology, Wiley Indian Edition, 2010.
  3. Edward L. Wolf, Nanophysics and Nanotechnology, Wiley-VCH, 2006.
  4. Lynn E. Foster, Nanotechnology, Pearson, 2011.
  5. J. J. Sakurai and J. J. Napolitano, ModernQuantumMechanics,Pearson Education India, 2nd Ed, 2013.
  6. K.Huang,Statistical Mechanics, Willey, 2nd Ed, 2008.
  7. Z. Guo and L. Tan, Fundamentals and Applications of Nanomaterials, Boston: Artech House, 2009.
  8. R.Waser, Nanoelectronics and Information technology, Wiley-VCH, 2005.

PH602 Quantum Optics & Quantum Information

PH602Quantum Optics & Quantum Information3-0-0-6PH

Basic Concepts in Quantum Optics; Quantization of free electromagnetic field; Fock or number states, Quadrature of the fields, Coherent & Squeezed states, Photon added & subtracted coherent state, Schrodinger cat state and the cat paradox; Q-representation and Wigner- Weyle distribution; First & second order Coherence, Correlation function; Hanbury Brown-Twiss experiments, Atom-field interaction; Laser without inversion, Quantum theory of laser-density operator approach; Atom optics;

Open quantum system, Master equation; Cavity quantum electrodynamics (cavity-QED), Jaynes-Cummings model, dispersive atom-field interaction in a cavity; Laser Cooling;

Quantum bits (Qubits), Bloch sphere, Quantum gates (single & two qubit); Quantum Entanglement, Bell’s Inequality; Quantum Algorithms; Principles of Teleportation;

Examples of Quantum information processing in physical systems: cavity-QED, Ultracold neutral atoms etc.; Current research and development in Quantum Optics & Quantum Information;

Textbooks:

  1. M. O. Scully and M. S.lZubairy, Quantum optics, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, 2008.
  2. G. S. Agarwal, Quantum Optics, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, 2013.
  3. M. A. Nielsen and I. L. Chuang, Quantum Computation & Quantum Information, Cambridge Univ. Press, UK, 2000.

Reference Books:

  1. M. Fox, Quantum Optics: An Introduction, Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 2014.
  2. R. Loudon, The Quantum theory of light, Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 2000.
  3. J. R. Klauderand E. C. G. Sudarshan, Fundamentals of Quantum Optics, Dover Publications, 2006.

PH603 Physics of Ultracold Atoms

PH603Physics of Ultracold Atoms3-0-0-6PH

Introduction to ultracold atoms and Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), critical temperature Basic Scattering theory; Second quantization, Mean field theory, Gross-Pitaevskii equation; 1D nonlinear Schrödinger equation; weak, strong and higher order interactions; BEC in a trap, trap engineering and condensate density; Bright & dark Solitons, exact solution; Applications & future technologies: BEC optical lattices; Faraday waves, phase transition, BEC in a chip, atomic beam splitter, atom lasers, Negative temperature etc.

Alkali metal gases, Introduction to laser cooling, Velocity dependent force, Optical Molasses, Magneto optical trapping (MOT), Limitations of MOT, Different types of trapping, Magnetic and optical trapping, Evaporative cooling techniques in magnetic and optical trap, Applications in quasi-one dimension, Achieving Bose-Einstein Condensates in pure magnetic and optical traps, Hybrid trapping potentials; Various applications in experiments.

Textbooks:

  1. C. J. Pethickand H. Smith, Bose-Einstein Condensation in Dilute Gases, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2008.
  2. A. Griffin, D. W. Snokeand S. Stringari, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1995.
  3. R. W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Second edition, Academic press, 2003.

Reference Books:

  1. M. O. Scully, and M. S. Zubairy. Quantum Optics. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  2. H. J. Metcalf, Peter van der Straten, Laser Cooling and Trapping, Springer, 1999.
  3. P. Lambropoulos and D.Petrosyan, Fundamentals of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Springer, 2007.
  4. M. Lewenstein, A. Sanpera, and V. Ahufinger, Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices, Oxford University Press, 2012.

PH604 Biophotonics

PH604Biophotonics3-0-0-6PH

Fundamentals of light matter interaction [absorption, fluorescence, phosphorescence, Raman scattering, Mie-scattering, Second harmonic generation (SHG) and two photon absorption], Introduction to biological cells, viruses, protein molecules

Optical imaging of cells (using various optical microscopes): Optical microscopy, Bio-imaging with confocal fluorescence microscope, evanescent wave microscope, SHG and two photon microscopes, Different techniques to achieve super resolution with optical microscopes.

Biodetection in real time (using optical biosensors): Importance of biodetection in real time, detection of bioanalytes (viruses/protein molecules) using evanescent based fiber-optic biosensor, photonic crystal biosensor and whispering gallery mode biosensor.

Fӧrster resonance energy transfer (FRET) to study protein - protein interactions.

Super continuum sources for Biophotonic applications.

Optical trapping and manipulation for biomedical applications

Advanced photodynamic therapy (APT)

Nanoplasmonicbiophotonics: Introduction to Nanoplasmonics, Applications of nanoplasmonics in optical trapping, biosensing, APT, and Raman scattering of nanometer sized bioanalytes

Textbooks:

  1. X. Shen and R. V. Wijk, Biophotonics, Springer, USA, 2005.
  2. P. N. Prasad, Introduction to Biophotonics, Wiley-Interscience, New Jersey, 2003.
  3. X. Shen and R. V. Wijk, Biophotonics, Springer, USA, 2005.
  4. L. Pavesi and P. M. Fauchet, Biophotonics, Springer, Berlin, 2008.
  5. B. D. Bartolo and J. Collins, Bio-photonics: Spectroscopy, imaging, sensing and manipulation, Springer, Netherlands, 2009.

Reference Books:

  1. R. K. Wang and V. V. Tuchin, Advanced Biophotonics, CRC press, New York, 2014.

PH607 Materials of Engineering Applications

PH607Materials of Engineering Applications3-0-0-6PH

Orientation: Why materials? Functionality driven material (re)search; Extraction, synthesis, processing, and characterization of materials.

Structural Materials: Introduction to Alloys, Ceramics, Polymers and Composites; Preparation, Processing and Applications; Elastic and Plastic deformation, Residual stress, Hardness, Fracture, Fatigue, strengthening and forming, fracture resistance, fatigue life, creep resistance.

Optical Materials: Introduction to optical materials; Interaction of light with electrons in materials; Applications as dielectric coatings, electro-optical devices, optical recording, optical communications.

Magnetic Materials: Properties and processing of magnetic materials; Field, Induction, Magnetization and Hysteresis; Applications as Permanent magnets, Magnetic recording and sensing.

Electronic Materials: Si as material for microelectronics and photovoltaic, preparation, processing and applications; III-V and II-VI semiconductors and optoelectronic applications; Thermoelectric materials, figure of merit, thermoelectric generators and refrigerators; Superconducting Materials and properties, applications including magnets, magneto-encephalography, Josephson junction, SQUID; Conducting Polymers, synthesis and applications; Ferroelectric materials, piezoelectricity and applications; Shape memory alloys and applications.

Energy storage materials: Batteries, principles of electrochemistry; Primary and secondary (rechargeable) batteries and materials; Fuels cells; Ultracapacitors.

Biomaterials: Requirements like absence of toxicity, corrosion resistance, biocompatibility; Metal, ceramic and polymer biomaterials; bio-resorbable and bio-erodible polymers; Applications as implants, and prosthesis.

Nanomaterials: A brief introduction to mechanical, optical, electronic and magnetic properties; Applications (including self healing structural materials, nano-photonic materials, nano-electronic materials, etc) and Safety concerns.

Textbooks:

  1. T. Fischer, Materials Science for Engineering Students, Academic Press, 2009.

References

  1. J.W. Morris, Jr., The Structure and Properties of Materials, McGraw Hill, 2005.
  2. S. O. Kasap, Principles of Electrical Engineering Materials and Devices, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

PH608 Atomic Collision Physics

PH608Atomic Collision Physics3-0-0-6PH

Quantum collisions: Optical theorem, Method of Partial wave, Phase shift analysis, Resonances, Integral equation of potential scattering; Lippman-Schwinger equation, Coulomb scattering.

Occupation number representation: creation, destruction and number operators, Many-particle Hamiltonian in occupation number representation,  The Hartree-Fock method and the free electron gas, Exchange, statistical and Fermi-Dirac correlations, Time dependence and Dirac picture of quantum mechanics, Dyson's perturbation expansion for the evolution operator.

Feynman Graphs: Creation and destruction operator in the interaction picture, First order Feynman diagrams, Second and higher order Feynman diagrams.

Resonances in Quantum scattering: Scattering of partial wave, Resonances in quantum collisions, Breit-Wigner formalism, Fano parameterization of Breit-Wigner formula, Resonance life time, Time delay in scattering and photoionization.

Textbooks:

  1. C. J. Joachain, Quantum Collision Theory, Elsevier, 1984.
  2. S. Raimes, Many-electron Theory, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1972.
  3. A. L. Fetter and J. D. Walecka, Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems, Dover Books, 2003.

Reference Books:

  1. U. Fano and A. R. P. Rau, Atomic Collisions and Spectra, Academic press, 1986.
  2. I. P. Grant, Relativistic Quantum Theory of Atoms and Molecules, Springer 2007.
  3. T. Wu and T. Ohumura, Quantum Theory of Scattering, Prentice Hall, 1962.
  4. W. R. Johnson, Atomic Structure Theory, Springer, 2007.

PH610 Introductory Biophysics

PH610Introductory Biophysics3-0-0-6PH

Review of basic concepts in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics: Entropy, Free energy, Random walk in biology, Introduction to force, time and energy at mesoscopic scales. Hydrophobicity, Ficks law of diffusion, Rigidity and elasticity.

Bio-macromolecules: Nucleic acid structure and properties, Protein structure, Ramachandran’s plot, Protein folding problem, Levinthal Paradox, enzyme kinetics, Membrane structure and Ion channels, Central Dogma, Gene Expression, Genetic code.

Molecular Recognition: Thermodynamics of Binding, Allostery and Cooperatively, Specificity of macromolecular recognition, Protein-Nucleic acid Interaction, Protein-Protein Interaction.

Experimental methods for structure-function relation in biopolymers: Transient absorption and fluorescence, FRET, FCS, Forced spectroscopic technique (optical tweezers, AFM and Magnetic trap).

Textbooks:

  1. Biophysical Chemistry; Cantor and Schimmel I, II and III.  ISBN-13: 978-0716711902, ISBN-13: 978-0716711889 and ISBN-13: 978-0716711926.
  2. T. A. Waigh, The Physics of Living process; A mesoscopic approach., ISBN: 978-1-118-44994-3.
  3. M. Daune, Molecular Biophysics, Structure in motion. ISBN-13: 978-0198577829.

Reference Books

  1. K. A Dill and S. Bromberg, Molecular Driving Forces; Statistical Thermodynamics in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Nanoscience. ISBN- 0815320515.
  2. J. Kuriyan, B. Konford, and D.Wemmer, The Molecules of Life: Physical and Chemical Principles, Garland Science.
  3. H. C. Berg, Random Walks in Biology, Princeton University Press.


M.Tech Courses

Core Courses

NT501: Concepts of Nanomaterials

NT501Concepts of Nanomaterials3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Nanomaterials in daily life with examples (GMR read heads, NEMS goniometers, health care, energy materials, etc); Foundations of Quantum and Statistical Mechanics for nanomaterials, idea of tunneling, bound state and scattering, notion of quasiparticles, Light matter interaction; DOS, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac Statistics; Properties of individual nanostructures; Bulk nanostructured materials; Selection rules and spectroscopic techniques; Size and dimensionality effects; Quantum confinement; Properties dependent on density of states; Single electron tunneling; current-induced forces, current-induced heating and electromigration in nanowires; nanotribology; carbon based nanomaterials; biological materials and biomimetic strategies for nanosynthesis; magnetic nanomaterials; nanodevices and nanomachines.

TEXT BOOKS:

  • Introductory Nanoscience, by Masuro Kuno, Garland Science (2011).
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology, by Poole and Owen, Wiley Indian Edition (2010).
  • Nanophysics and Nanotechnology, by Edward L. Wolf, Wiley-VCH (2006).

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • Nanotechnology, By Lynn E. Foster, Pearson (2011).
  • Quantum Mechanics, by J. J. Sakurai.
  • Statistical Mechanics, by Kerson Huang.
  • Fundamentals and Applications of Nanomaterials, by Z. Guo and Li Tan.
  • Nanoelectronics and Information technology, by Rainer Waser, Wiley-VCH (2005).

NT502: Analytical Techniques

NT502:Analytical Techniques3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Ellipsometer; Surface profile analysis; Scanning Probe Microscope (AFM and STM); Auger Electron Spectroscopy; Scanning Electron Microscopy; Transmission Electron Microscopy; Energy Disperssive Spectrum; Confocal Microscope; Kerr Microscope; Ferromagnetic Resonance Microscope, X-ray Diffraction; Small Angle X-ray Scattering; High Power X-ray (Syncrotron) Diffraction; Neutron Diffraction, Microprobe station, Impendance measurement, Electrical transport measurement (ac and DC conductivity, TEP measurement), Magnetic transport properties characterization, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer, SQUID, Electron Spin Resonance, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer; FT-IR Spectrophotometer; Micro-raman Spectrometer; Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA); Differential thermal analysis (DTA); Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC); BET surface area analyzer; Dynamic Light Scattering; Differential Mechanical Analysis (DMA); Universal testing machine (UTM).

Text Books:

  • Nanoscale Characterization of Surfaces and Interfaces, N. John DiNardo , Wiley, September 2008
  • A. D. Helfrick and W. D. Cooper, Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques, PHI (1996).
  • Nanoscale Handbook of microscopy for Nanotechnology, Nan Yao (Princeton univ. USA) and ZHONG LIN WANG (Georgia Institute of tech. USA), Kluwer academic publisher (2005).
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy and Diffractometry of Materials by Brent Fultz and James M. Howe (Nov 1, 2009).
  • Modern Spectroscopy, J. Michael Hollas, Willey, 2004.
  • Elements Of X Ray Diffraction(Kindle Edition) by B. D Cullity, S.R. Stock, Prentice Hall; 3 edition (February 15, 2001).

Reference Books:

  • D. A. Skoog, F. J. Holler and T. A. Nieman, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, Saunders College Publishers (1998).
  • X- Ray and Neutron Diffraction in Nonideal Crystals, X- Ray and Neutron Diffraction in Nonideal Crystals, Springer-Verlag Telos, 2004.
  • Neutron and X- Ray Spectroscopy (Paperback) By Francoise Hippert, Erik Geissler, Jean Louis Hodeau, Springer, 2001.
  • High-Resolution Electron Microscopy (Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials) [Paperback] John C. H. Spence. Oxford science publications, 2009.
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis by Joseph Goldstein, Dale E. Newbury, David C. Joy and Charles E. Lyman (Feb 2003), Springer.

NT505: Nanoscale Measurement and Analysis Laboratory

NT505:Nanoscale Measurement and Analysis Laboratory3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Pre Mid-Semester

  1. Thermocouple and thermistor as temperature sensor (sensor calibration and PID control).
  2. LVDT characteristics.
  3. Strain gauge: Calibration and signal conditioning.
  4. B-H loop of nanomaterials.
  5. Magnetoresistance of thin films and nanocomposite, I-V characteristics and transient response.
  6. Design of Ferrite core for transformer and its performance evaluation.

Post Mid-Semester

  1. X-ray diffraction (XRD): Phase analysis of binary mixture; indexing of XRD peaks and lattice structure refinement.
  2. Selective area electron diffraction: Software based structural analysis based on TEM based experimental data from published literature. (Note: Later experiment may be performed in the lab based on availability of TEM facility).
  3. SEM: Comparative microstructural analysis using FESEM on (i) cleaved HOPG, (ii) cleaved Mica, (iii) Glass, (iv) Si and (v) oxide sample (e.g., BaTiO3).
  4. EDXA (SEM based): EDXA of a multicomponent sample.
  5. Complex impedance spectroscopy for electronic property evaluation (e.g., on BaTiO3
  6. Surface area and pore volume measurements of nanoparticles (a standard sample and a new sample (if available)).

Text Books:

  • Nanochemistry: A Chemical Approach to Nanomaterials, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Andre C. Arsenault, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2005.
  • Chemistry of nanomaterials : Synthesis, properties and applications C. N. R. Rao, Achim Muller, A. K Cheetham, Wiely-VCH, 2004.
  • Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis Characterization & Applications, Daniel L. Fedlheim, Colby A. Foss, Marcel Dekker, 2002.
  • Nanostructures and Nanomaterials - Synthesis, Properties and Applications - Cao, Guozhong, ying Wang, World Scientific, 2011.
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Engineering, V. K. Vardan et. al., World Scientific, 2010.
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology & Nanoelectronics: Materials, Devices and Measurement Techniques, W. R. Fahrner, Springer, 2005.
  • Introduction to Nanoelectronics : Science, Technology, Engineering & Applications, V. V. Mitin, V. A. Kochelap, M. A. Satroscio, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Nanoelectronics and Nanosystems, K. Goser, P. Glosekotter, J. Dienstuhi, Springer, 2005.
  • Nanostructures, V. A. Shchukin, N. N. Ledentsov, D. Bimberg, Springer, 2007.
  • Semiconductor LASERS I & II: Fundamentals, E. Kapon, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.
  • Optical Materials, John H. Simmons and Kelly S. Potter, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.
  • Electronic Properties of Materials, Rolf E. Hummel, Springer (3rd edition).
  • Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  • Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, RSC Energy Series, 2009.

NT511: Design and Synthesis of Nanomaterials

NT511:Design and Synthesis of Nanomaterials3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Chemical Routes for Synthesis of Nanomaterials: Chemical precipitation and co-precipitation; Sol-gel synthesis; Microemulsions or reverse micelles; Solvothermal synthesis; Thermolysis routes, Microwave heating synthesis; Sonochemical synthesis; Photochemical synthesis; Synthesis in supercritical fluids.

Metal Nanoparticles: Size and shape control of metal Nanoparticles and their characterization; Study of their properties: Optical, electronic, magnetic; Surface plasmon band and its application; Role in catalysis, Alloy Nanoparticles,

Semiconductor Nanoparticles: Size and shape control of semiconductor Nanoparticles and their characterization; Study of their properties: optical and electronic and its application; Synthesis and application of Core-Shell structured semicoductor nanoparticles (Type I and Type II).

Organic nanoparticles: Size and shape control of nanoparticles and their characterization; inorganic-organic hybrid nanoparticles; Nanopolymers: Preparation and characterization of diblock Copolymer based nanocomposites; Applications of Nanopolymers in Catalysis.

Top-down techniques: photolithography, other optical lithography (EUV, X-Ray, LIL), particle-beam lithographies (e-beam, FIB, shadow mask evaporation), scanning probe lithographies.

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. Nanochemistry: A Chemical Approach to Nanomaterials, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Andre C. Arsenault, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2005.
  2. Chemistry of nanomaterials : Synthesis, properties and applications C. N. R. Rao, Achim Muller, A. K Cheetham, Wiely-VCH, 2004
  3. Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis Characterization & Applications, Daniel L. Fedlheim, Colby A. Foss, Marcel Dekker, 2002
  4. Nanostructures and Nanomaterials - Synthesis, Properties and Applications - Cao, Guozhong, ying Wang, World Scientific, 2011

NT512: Nanoscale Devices

NT512:Nanoscale Devices3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Challenges in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Quantum mechanical, Physical and Biological aspects of Nanoscience & Technology, Nanodefects, Nanolayers and Nanostructuring, Growth and Fabrication of Nanostructures, Electron transport in nanostructures, Nanostructured electronic devices, Nano tunneling devices, Self organization phenomena at nanocrystal surfaces, Engineering of complex nanostructures, Quantum dot nanostructures for single electron devices, Carbon nanotubes and carbon electronics, Quantum electronic devices (QEDs), Organic electronics, Complex integrated systems and information processing at nanoscale, Limits of integrated systems and nanodevices, Concept of heterostructure devices (e.g.; oxide heterostructures, photovoltaics, sensors, actuators, quantum dot heterostructure lasers etc.), Nano-MEMS, Introduction to quantum computation and soft computing.

TEXT BOOKS

  1. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Engineering, V. K. Vardan et. al., World Scientific, 2010.
  2. Introduction to Nanotechnology & Nanoelectronics: Materials, Devices and Measurement Techniques, W. R. Fahrner, Springer, 2005.
  3. Introduction to Nanoelectronics : Science, Technology, Engineering & Applications, V. V. Mitin, V. A. Kochelap, M. A. Satroscio, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  4. Nanoelectronics and Nanosystems, K. Goser, P. Glosekotter, J. Dienstuhi, Springer, 2005.
  5. Nanostructures, V. A. Shchukin, N. N. Ledentsov, D. Bimberg, Springer, 2007.
  6. Semiconductor LASERS I & II: Fundamentals, E. Kapon, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  1. Optical Materials, John H. Simmons and Kelly S. Potter, Academic Press (Indian edition), 2006.
  2. Electronic Properties of Materials, Rolf E. Hummel, Springer (3rdedition)
  3. Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  4. Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, RSC Energy Series, 2009.

NT515: Nanomaterial Synthesis and Device Fabrication Laboratory

NT515:NT515: Nanomaterial Synthesis and Device Fabrication Laboratory3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Pre Mid-Semester

  1. A PCB based design of electronic circuit for various applications (e.g., a cell phone circuit).
  2. Design and performance evaluation of a transformer.
  3. Energy density, power density and cyclability of a rechargeable Li-ion battery and capacitor.
  4. Fuel cell performance evaluation.
  5. Solar cell performance evaluation.
  6. Thin film deposition using coating (spin and dip) and deposition (Langmuir-Blodgett and electro-deposition) for gas sensor application.

Post Mid-Semester

  1. Synthesis of colloidal nanoparticles by appropriate techniques (precipitation, sol-gel, microemulsion, solvothermal, sonochemical, etc).
  2. Spectroscopic characterization of metallic, semiconducting and insulating nanoparticles.
  3. Ball milling route for making nanoparticles and particle size distribution estimation.
  4. Particle size and lifetime analysis using dynamic light scattering.
  5. Physical vapor deposition and chemical vapor deposition techniques for thin film deposition.
  6. Fabrication of suitable structures on thin films for device applications.

NT514: Topical Seminar II

NT514:NT514: Topical Seminar II3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

NT601: Project I

NT601:Project I3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

NT602: Comprehensive

NT602:Comprehensive3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

NT611: Project II

NT611:Project II3-0-0-6Pre-requisites:Nil

Elective Courses (Elective I –III)

PH501: Thin Film Technology

PH501:Thin Film Technology3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Introduction to thin films, Technology as a drive and vice versa; Structure, defects, thermodynamics of materials, mechanical kinetics and nucleation; grain growth and thin film morphology; Basics of Vacuum Science and Technology, Kinetic theory of gases; gas transport and pumping; vacuum pumps and systems; vacuum gauges; oil free pumping; aspects of chamber design from thin film growth perspectives; various Thin film growth techniques with examples and limitations; Spin and dip coating; Langmuir Blodgett technique; Metal organic chemical vapor deposition; Electron Beam Deposition; Pulsed Laser deposition; DC, RF and Reactive Sputtering; Molecular beam epitaxy; Characterization of Thin films and surfaces; Thin Film processing from Devices and other applications perspective.

TEXT BOOKS:

  • Materials Science of Thin Films Deposition and Structure, Milton Ohring.
  • Thin Film Solar Cells, Chopra and Das.
  • Thin Film Deposition: Principles and Practice, Donald Smith.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • Handbook of Thin Film Deposition (Materials and Processing Technology), Krishna Seshan.
  • Handbook of Physical Vapor Deposition, D. M. Mattox.

PH502: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy and Photovoltaics

PH502:Nanomaterials for Solar Energy and Photovoltaics3-0-0-6 Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Solar radiations as a source of energy and mechanism for its entrapment; Measurements and limits of solar energy entrapment; Flat plate collectors and solar concentrators; Solar energy for industrial process heat (IHP) and design of solar green house; Solar refrigeration and conditioning; Solar thermo-mechanical power.

Introduction of energy storage/conversion devices, State-of-the art status of portable power sources, Solar/photovoltaic (PV) cells as a source of green energy; Fundamentals, Materials, Design and Implementation aspects of PV energy generation and consumption; Solar cell technologies (Si-wafer based, Thin film, GaAs based, dye-sensitized, PESC and organic solar cells), Efficiency of solar cells and PV array analysis, Photovoltaic system design (stand alone and grid connected) and applications; Balance of system (BOS) with emphasis on role of storage batteries; Cost analysis, Case study for performance evaluation and problem identification in wide-spread commercialization of the technology.

TEXT BOOKS:

  • Solar Energy: Fundamentals & Applications; H. P. Garg and J. Prakash; Tata McGraw Hill, 1997.
  • Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Modules and their Applications, G. N. Tiwari, S. Dubey & Julian C. R. Hunt, RSC Energy Series, 2009.
  • Solar Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications (2nd ed.), C. S. Solanki, Prentice Hall of India, 2011 (ISBN: 978-81-203-4386-6)
  • Solar Cell Device Physics, Stephen Fonash (2nd ed.), Academic Press, 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-12-374774-7).

REFERENCE BOOKS :

  • Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  • Handbook of Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials and Devices: Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics, Vol. 10, H. S. Nalwa (ed.), Academic Press, 2001.
  • Electrochemical Nanotechnology, T. Osaka, M. Dutta, Y. S. Diamand (eds.), Springer, 2010, (ISBN: 978-1-4419-1423-1).
  • Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Vol. 10, H. S. Nalwa (ed.), American Scientific Publishers, 2004.

PH503: Nanophotonics

PH503:Nanophotonics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

  • Foundations of nanophotonics
  • Near-field interaction and microscopy
  • Quantum confined materials (quantum wells)
  • Sub-wavelength phenomena and plasmonic excitations (plasmonic waveguiding)
  • Nanocontrol of excitation dynamics (nanostructure and excited states)
  • Photonic crystals (theoretical modeling, features, methods of fabrication, photonic crystal sensors, photonic crystal fibers)
  • Meta-materials
  • Nanophotonics for Biotechnology & Biomedicine

TEXT/REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • Paras N. Prasad, Nanophotonics, John-Wiley-Interscience, 2004.
  • Sergey V. Gaponenko, Introduction to Nanophotonics, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Hiroshi Masuhara and Satoshi Kawata, Nanophotonics; Integrating Photochemistry, Optics and Nano/Bio Materials Studies, Elsevier, 2004.
  • Mark L. Brongersma and Pieter G. Kik, Eds., Surface Plasmon Nanophotonics, Springer, 2007.
  • Motoichi Ohtsu, Ed., Progress in Nanophotonics, Springer, 2011.

PH504: Computational Nanoscience

PH504:Computational Nanoscience3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

Programming fundamentals, Flow Chart, plotting, fitting data, building new functions, and making iterations and loops.

Application on elementary numerical methods (e.g., Taylor-series summations, roots of equations, roots of polynomials, systems of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, integration). Applications in nanotechnology engineering.

Ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients. Boundary value problems and applications to quantum mechanics. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations. Numerical solution of partial differential equations.

Finite Difference Time-Domain Method: Optical Responses, advantage & disadvantage, Practical implementation, Numerical examples.

Finite element method: Introduction, Matrix form of the problem, Various types of finite element methods, Approximation of elliptic problems, Piecewise polynomial approach, One dimensional model problem.

Numerical schemes for nonlinear systems. Basic modelling and simulation. Relevant applications: optical, thermal, mechanical, and fluidic, and nanoscale devices.

Text & References:

  • Nanoscience, Hans-Eckhardt Schaefer
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology, Poole and Owen.
  • Introduction to Nanoelectronics and Information technology, Rainer Waser.
  • Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, Mary L. Boas.
  • Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Endre Suli.
  • Introduction to the Finite Element Method, J. N. Reddy.
  • Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, M. Rieth and W. Schommers.

CH501: Nanobiotechnology

CH501:CH501: Nanobiotechnology3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Module 1: Generic Methodologies for Nanobiotechnology Introduction to Nanobiotechnology; challenges and opportunities associated with biology on the Nanoscale; nanobiotechnology systems; introduction to bioelectronics; Biologically relevant molecular nanostructures-Carbon nanotubes, quantum dots, metal based nanostructures, naowires, polymer based nanostructures, protein and DNA based nanostructures; Characterisation techniques for biological molecular nanostructures.

Module 2: Biosensors Introduction to biosensors; the biological component; the sensor surface; Immobilisation of the sensor molecule; Transduction of the sensor signal -Optical sensors; Electrochemical sensors; Suppression or substraction of non-specific background interaction at sensor surfaces; Sensor stabilisation; Data analysis.

Module 3: Imaging of Bionanostructures Practical and theoretical aspects of imaging biological systems, from the cellular level through to whole-body medical imaging, basic physical concepts in imaging. Major techniques using ionising and non-ionising radiation including fluorescence and multi-photon microscopy, spectroscopy, OCT, MRI, X-ray CT, PET, Confocal and SPECT imaging.

Module 4: Bionanomaterials Biomolecules for designing nano-structures; nanoprinting of DNA, RNA and Proteins, use of these nano-structures in biological and medical applications. Principles of self-assembly, self-organisation and its application to biology. DNA nanostructures, DNA robot, DNA microarrays, Bio-MEMS: biological and biomedical analysis and measurements and micro total analysis systems.

Module 5: Toxicological and Medical Applications of Nanobiotechnology Environmental behaviour and speciation of nanoparticles; Introduction to Nanomaterials for toxicology; bioaccumulation of Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles cytotoxiciy, Applications of Nanostructures in Drug discovery, Delivery, and Controlled Release.

TEXT BOOKS :

  • Nanodevices for the Life Sciences, Challa S. S. R. Kumar (Editor), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Bionanotechnology, by Elisabeth Papazoglou, Publisher: Morgan & Claypool

REFERENCE BOOKS :

  • Bionanotechnology: Global Prospects
  • David E. Reisner (Editor), CRC Press (Taylor and Francis)

CH502: Supramolecular Chemistry

CH502:Supramolecular Chemistry3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS :

Introduction to core concepts of supramolecular chemistry: definitions, Cooperativity and Preorganization, Supramolecular interactions (including those in Chemomechanical Polymers)

Self-Assembly of nanoscalar supramolecular entities: definition, thermodynamics, types; self-assembly in biological systems; self-assembly in synthetic systems involving coordination and hydrogen bonding interactions; self-assembly of nanoscalar capsules and their applications.

Supramolecular chemistry in solid state: Zeolites, clathrates, crystal engineering and solid state reactivity, coordination polymers: applications as microreactors and energy storage materials.

Supramolecular semiochemistry, colorimetric sensors and the indicator displacement assay, photophysical sensing and imaging, electrochemical sensors.

Molecular nanomachines: based on cyclodextrin, based on metal ion translocation molecular gyroscopes, shuttles and muscles based on transition metals, Nanocar.

Nanochemistry: Definition and description of transition metal nanoparticles and their application in catalysis.

Text Books:

  • Supramolecular Chemistry: Jonathan W. Steed and Jerry L. Atwood, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.
  • Core Concepts in Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanochemistry: Jonathan W. Steed, David R. Turner, Karl Wallace, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2007.

References:

  • Nanoparticles and Catalysis:: Didier Astruc (Editor), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2008.
  • Molecular Machines Special Issue: Acc. Chem. Res., 2001, 34 (6)
  • Various journal review articles/perspectives.

Elective Courses (Elective IV –VI)

CH511: Theory and Modelling in Nanoscience

CH511:Theory and Modelling in Nanoscience3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS :

  • Molecular Dynamics.
  • Monte Carlo Methods;
  • Computations of Phase Transition under Confinement;
  • General Basis for predicting physical properties of nanocrystals and large clusters;
  • Quantum Confined Systems & computational techniques
  • Computational Electrodynamics Methods;
  • Large Scale Electronic Transport Calculations;
  • Density Functional Calculations in Carbon Nanotubes;
  • Time Dependent Density Functional Theory;
  • Computational Study of Nanotubes;
  • Excited State Properties (GW, BSE);
  • Computing Mechanical Properties and Modeling Growth;
  • How Well does Computation do with respect to Experiment
  • Present Day Scenario: regarding computation in the field.

TEXT BOOKS :

  • Computational Nanoscience (RSC Theoretical and Computational Chemistry) yr. 2011.
  • Nano Structures: Theory & Modeling, yr 2004

CH512: Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

CH512:Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Therapy3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS Nanotechnology for Disease Diagnostics: Quantum dot conjugation strategies with DNA-aptamer, Protein and Antibody and FRET/BRET based assays for Cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis and other disease diagnostics; Nanoparticle assisted multiplexed diagnostic assays (Bio-barcode amplification assay, Sandwich DNA assay, Eliza) and point-of care diagnostics (Lateral flow assay).

Nanotechnology for Drug delivery: Lipid, polymeric, Hyaluronic acid and heparin functionalized core shell nanoparticle as drug delivery vehicles; Carbon nanotube-based vectors for delivering immunotherapeutics and drugs, Hydrogels for drug delivery, nanoparticle induced Gene delivery for gene therapy.

Nanotechnology for therapy: Nanodrugs for treatment of cancer (abraxane and other drugs); concept of nanodrug-encapsulation, self assembly, controlled release (targeted and triggered release), nanoparticle recovery; modified Ag-nanoparticle for Photodynamic Therapy of cancer; nanoparticle assisted vaccine development; nanoshells for surgical procedures.

Text Books:

  • The handbook of Nanomedicine by Kewal K. Jain, Humana Press, ISBN: 978-1-60327-319-0.
  • Nanomaterials for Medical Diagnostics and Therapy By Challa Kumar (Editor), Wiley-VCH, ISBN-978-3-527-31390-7.

Reference Books:

  • Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine by Harry F. Tibbals, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis, ISBN: 13-978-1-4398-0876-4.

PH511: Nanoelectronics

PH511:Nanoelectronics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Nanoelectronics: Why? Device scaling, Moore’s law, limitations, role of quantum mechanics, Feynmans nanobot; Nanostructures: Impact, technology and physical consideration; Mesoscopic observables: Ballistic transport, phase interference, universal conductance fluctuations, weak localization; Carrier heating; Novel molecules (Pentacene, carbon nanotube, Fullerenes and its derivatives etc.) and conjugated polymers (Polyacetylene, P3HT, PEDOT:PSS etc.); Preliminaries : Basic Quantum mechanics and Fermi statistics, Metals, Insulators and Semiconductor, Density of states (DOS) in 0D-3D, DOS in disordered materials, Physics of organic semiconductors: concept of HOMO and LUMO, band gap etc. ;Two terminal quantum dot and quantum wire devices: Equilibrium in two terminal devices, Current flow in the presence of a bias, numerical technique for self-consistent estimation of V-I ,Current flow, quantum of conductance, Landauer theory; Field Effect Transistors (FETs): Ballistic quantum wire FETs, conventional MOSFETs, CMOS, short channel and narrow width, hot electron effect, punch-through and thin gate oxide breakdown, OFET.

Spintronics: Spin, propagation, detection, spinFETs; Fluxtronics: Fluxon, ratchet effect, rectification, flux-QUBIT; Nano-fabrication techniques: Top-down and bottom-up strategies, advantages/disadvantages/ limitations, e-beam lithography, Focussed Ion beam milling, self-organized structures, laser nano-patterning, nano-imprint, electrochemical synthesis, Fabrication of OEDs etc.; Special topics: Graphene, return to Feynmann’s nanobot, future prospects .

TEXT BOOKS :

  • David Ferry , Transport in Nanostructures Cambridge University Press (1995) (available on IITP library site as ebook).
  • M. Baldo, Introduction to Nanoelectronics (Lecture Notes; May 2011 MIT).

REFERENCE BOOKS :

  • S. Datta, Electronic Transport in Mesocopic Systems; Cambridge University Press (1995).
  • S. Datta, Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor; Cambridge University Press (2005).
  • M. Lundstrom and J. Guo, Nanoscale Transistors; Physics, Modeling, and Simulation, Springer (2006).
  • P.W. Atkins and R.S. Friedman, Molecular Quantum Mechanics; Oxford University Press, 3rd edition (1997).
  • M. Stepanova and S. Dew, Nanofabrication: Techniques and Principles; Springer-Verlag (2012).
  • Rainer Waser, Nanotechnology

PH512: Nanoionics: Concepts and Technological Applications

PH512:Nanoionics: Concepts and Technological Applications3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Introduction, solid state ionics vis-à-vis solid state electronics, Principles of ionic conduction in ordered and disordered nanostructures; Superionic materials classification – Crystalline anionic and cationic conductors, mixed ionic and electronic conductors, structural factors responsible for high ionic conductivity; Brief review on physical techniques for analysis of ion conducting solids; Transport properties and Ion dynamics; Ion transport in homogeneous and heterogeneous medium – Ion conducting glasses, ceramics, polymers and composites; Ion Transport Models - Phenomenological models, Free volume theory, Configurational entropy model, Jump relaxation and Ion hopping model, Bond percolation model and Effective medium theory; Concepts and feasibility of ion conducting polymer nanocomposites and nanocrystalline ceramics.

Material problems and processing techniques; Technological applications of ion conducting solids; Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of Solid State Lithium Batteries, Supercapacitors (EDLC and Redox), Fuel Cells (PEM Fuel cell, SOFC), Gas sensors and display devices. Thermodynamics and mass transport in solid sate batteries. Battery performance and electrode kinetics. Double layer and other polarization effects at solid /solid interface; Fuel Cells as micro-power houses, Power conditioning and control of fuel cell systems.

TEXTBOOKS :

  • Superionic Solids : Principles and Applications, S. Chandra, North Holland, 1981
  • Solid State Ionics, T. Kudu and K. Fueki, Kodanasha-VCH, 1990
  • Lithium Batteries : Research, Technology & Applications, Greger R. Dahlin, Kalle E. Strøm, Nova Science Pub Inc, 2010.
  • Energy Storage, R. A. Huggins, Springer, 2010.
  • Electrochemical Supercapacitors: Scientific Fundamentals & Technological Applications, B. E. Conway, Kluwer Academic, 1999
  • Fuel Cell Technology, Nigel Sammes (ed.), 1st edition, Springer, 2006
  • Clean Energy, R. M. Dell & D. A. J. Rand, Royal Society Publications, 2004
  • Fuel Cell Engines, Matthew M. Mench, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

REFERENCE BOOKS :

  • Solid State Electrochemistry, P. G. Bruce (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • The CRC Handbook of Solid State Electrochemistry, P. J. Gellings & H. J. M. Bauwmeester, CRC Press, 1997.
  • Solid State Electrochemistry II : Electrodes, Interfaces and Ceramic Membranes, V. V. Kharton (ed.), Wiley-VCH, 2009 .
  • Fuel Cell Technology Handbook, G. Hoogers (ed.), CRC Press, 2003 (ISBN: 0-8493-0877-1).
  • Fuel Cell Technologies: State & perspectives; N. Sammes, A. Smirnova and O. Vasylyev (eds.), Springer, 2004.

PH513: Magnetism at Nanoscale

PH513:Magnetism at Nanoscale3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Why magnetism at nanoscale ? experimental methods; Magnetic anisotropy at nanoscale; Magnetostriction and the effect of stress; Domains and magnetization process; Fine particle and thin films; soft magnetic materials and hard magnetic materials, One-dimensional Heisenberg model; Two-dimensional XY model; Three-dimensional Heisenberg ferromagnet; Three-dimensional antiferromagnet; Magnetism of the electron gas; Stoner model; Spin excitations in Stoner model; RKKY interaction; Field models of magnetization; Exchange model in two dimensions; Magnetic domains and domain walls; Random anisotropy model of amorphous magnet; Landau-Lifshitz equation; Spin waves; Magnetic resonance; Angular momentum and spin; Magnetism of atoms; Exchange interaction and magnetic anisotropy; Superparamagnetism; Quantum mechanics of a large spin; Quantum magnetization curve; Josephson effect; Spin-lattice relaxation of rigid atomic clusters; Spin transport at nanoscale; Magnetic materials in applications; Magnetoresistive Sensors Based on Magnetic Tunneling Junctions; Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM); Emerging Spintronic Memories; GMR Spin-Valve Biosensors; Semiconductor Spin-Lasers; Spin Logic Devices and magnetic drug delivery; Magnetic materials in memory device.

Text Books:

  • Introduction to Magnetic Materials, 2nd Edition, L. C. Cullity and C. D. Graham, IEEE Press, Willey.
  • Handbook of Spin Transport and Materials and Magnetism, Editors - Evgeny Y.Tsymbal and Igor Źutić, CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group
  • Magnetism: From Fundamentals to Nanoscale Dynamics [Hardcover] Joachim Stöhr (Author), Hans Christoph Siegmann (Author,Springer Verlac .
  • Principles of Nanomagnetism, Guimarães, Alberto P., Springer, 2009.

Reference Books:

  • Handbook of Spin Transport and Magnetism, Edited by Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Zutic, Tailor and Francis, 1st edition.
  • Advances in Nanoscale Magnetism, Proceedings of the International Conference on Nanoscale Magnetism ICNM-2007, June 25 -29, Istanbul, Turkey, Series: Springer Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 122.
  • Lectures on Magnetism, Eugene Chudnovsky and Javier Tejada, Rinton Press, 1st edition.
  • Introduction to magnetism and magnetic materials, David Jiles, Chapman and Hall, 16-Jun-1998.

PH514: Nanoscopic Dielectric and Ferroelectric Phenomena

PH514:Nanoscopic Dielectric and Ferroelectric Phenomena3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

PROPOSED CONTENTS

Introductory remarks on classical concepts of electrostatics and Maxwell e.m. field equations; Concept of dielectric constant for nanostructures; Quantum approach for carriers in dielectrics; Electric polarization and relaxation – frequency and temperature dependence; Optical properties and radiative process in dielectric heterostructures & nanostructures; Photoemission, Luminescence, Photoconduction, Quantum yield and quantum efficiency; Transport in nanostructure networks (e.g.; tunneling, hopping, coulomb blockade etc.), Transitions between electrical conductivity, Transient phenomena, Charge carrier injection from electrical contacts; Role of defects and impurities in transport properties; Dielectric properties of metals, semiconductors and insulators (with examples of polymer, ceramics and composites).

Spontaneous polarization and origin of Ferroelectricity; Phenomenology of Ferro, Antiferro, Pyro and Piezoelectric effects; Ferroelectric memory and its application for high density data storage; Charging of a dielectric nanostructure and mechanism of charge storage in it; Electrets and their applications; Ferroelectric-insulator-semiconductor junctions.

Non-radiative and relaxation processes – multi-phonon capture at point defects, hot carrier relaxation; Electro-optic processes – Electro-optic, Photo-refractive and Magneto-optic effects; Elementary idea of Magneto-dielectric effect and Multiferroicity, Magnetoelectricity and Magnetoelectric coupling; Applications of multiferroicity and magnetoelectricity; Dielectric breakdown phenomena.

TEXT BOOKS :

  • Nanostructures: Theory & Modelling; C. Delerue, M. Lannoo, Springer, 2004.
  • Dielectric Phenomena in Solids, k. C. Kao, Academic Press, 2004.
  • Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy, F. Kremer and F. Nicholas. Springer, 2003.
  • Ferroelectric Devices, K. Uchino, Marcel Dekker, 2000.
  • Ferroelectric Thin Films, M. Okayama & Y. Ishibashi (eds.), Springer, 2004.

REFERENCE BOOKS :

  • Handbook of Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials and Devices: Ferroelectrics & Dielectrics, Vol.4, H. S. Nalwa (ed.), Academic Press, 2001.
  • Handbook of Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials and Devices: Nonlinear Optical Materials, Vol. 9, H. S. Nalwa (ed.), Academic Press, 2001.
  • Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Vol. 5, H. S. Nalwa (ed.), American Scientific Publishers, 2004.

M.Sc. Courses

First Semester

PH421 (Core)Mathematical Physics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Theory of Complex analysis, Complex integrals & applications: Geometrical representations of w = f(z): Conformal Transformations; Schwarz– Christoffel Transformation; Solutions to Dirichlet and Newmann problems; Applications to fluid flow, electrostatics and heat flow; Integral Transforms of derivatives, Convolution; Partial Differential Equations; Special Functions: Neumann and Hankel functions, Spherical Bessel functions, Hermite, Laguerre, Hypergeometric and Confluent hypergeometric functions, Chebyshev polynomials; Integral Equations: Generating functions, Newmann series, Separable degenerate Kernels, Hilbert-Schmidt Theory; Sturm – Liouville Theorem – Orthogonal functions: Self adjoint DE, Hermitian operators, Gram – Schmidt Orthogonalization, Completeness of Eigenfunctions, Green’s function – Eigen function Expansion; Group Theory: Definition, Subgroups and Classes, Group representations, Characters, Physical applications, Infinite groups, Irreducible representations of SU(2), SU(3) and O(3)

Textbooks:

  • George B. Arfken and Hans J. Weber, Mathematical methods for physicists, Academic Press Inc., 4th Edition, 1995
  • I.A. Gradshteyn, I.M. Ryzhik, Sixth Edition, Academic Press, 2000.
  • M. Abramowitz and I. A. Stegan, Mandbook of Mathematical Functions, Dover Publications, INC., New York, 1965.

References

  • E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Wiley India, 8th Edition, 2008.

Classical Mechanics

PH423 (Core)Classical Mechanics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Review of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms in various systems, Legendre transforms, Principle of least action, Hamilton’s canonical equations and their applications; Isometries, Noether theorem and conservation laws; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian for relativistic particle; Canonical transformations, Infinitesimal Canonical transformation, Integral invariant of Poincare; Lagrange and Poisson brackets and their applications; Liouville’s theorem; Hamilton-Jacobi equation, Action and angle variable and their applications; Harmonic oscillator and Central Force problems including discussion of Normal modes and Scattering; Rigid body motion, Euler’s equations and applications; State space, limit cycles and their stability, linearization near fixed points, bifurcation and routes to chaos

Textbooks:

  • Classical Mechanics, H. Goldstein, C. P. Poole and J. Safko, Pearson Education; 3rd, International Economy Edition, 2011 (ISBN-13: 978-8131758915).
  • Classical Mechanics, J. R. Taylor, University Science Books, 2005 (ISBN-13: 978-1891389221).

References

    • Classical Mechanics, L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Course on Theoretical Physics, Vol.1, 3rd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann (ISBN-13: 978-0750628969).
    • Classical Mechanics, N.C. Rana and P. S. Joag, McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, 2001 (ISBN-13: 978-0074603154).
Introduction to Dynamics, I. Percival and D. Richards, Cambridge University Press, 1983 (ISBN-13: 978-0521174060).

Quantum Mechanics-I

PH425 (Core)Quantum Mechanics-I3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Review of Basic Concepts: Experimental Background; Wave packet & its spreading; Coordinate and Momentum representations; Simultaneous eigenfunctions; Complete set of eigenfunctions; One-dimensional problems: Square well problem; Delta-function potential; Double-well; Application to molecular inversion; Kronig-Penney model.

Hermitian & Unitary matrices, Linear vector spaces, Bra and ket vectors. Completeness, orthonormality, basis sets, change of basis; Generalized uncertainty relation; One dimensional harmonic oscillator by operator method, Time evolution operator, Schrödinger, Heisenberg and interaction pictures. Stern-Gerlach experiment, spin-1/2 system.

Three dimensional problems in Cartesian and spherical polar coordinates, spherical harmonics, 2-d & 3-d well, 3-d harmonic oscillator, degeneracy, Hydrogen atom.

Angular momentum algebra; Raising and lowering operators; Matrix representation of Angular momentum, spin-1/2 and finite rotations; Pauli matrices; Addition of angular momenta, Clebsch-Gordan coefficients.

Time independent perturbation theory, First and second order corrections to the energy eigenvalues; First order correction to the eigenvector; Degenerate perturbation theory; Application to one-electron system; Spin-orbit coupling (L-S and j-j), Zeeman effect and Stark effect; Helium atom.

Textbooks:

  • Quantum Mechanics (Vol-I),C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu, F. Laloẽ, John Wiley & Sons (Asia) (2005).
  • Modern Quantum Mechanics, J. J. Sakurai, Pearson Education (2002).
  • Quantum Mechanics, L. I. Schiff, McGraw-Hill (1968).

References

  • Principles of Quantum Mechanics, R. Shankar, Springer (India) (2008).
  • Quantum Physics, S. Gasiorowicz, Wiley India (2007).
  • Quantum Mechanics, E. Merzbacher, John Wiley (Asia) (1999).
  • Quantum Mechanics, V.K. Thankappan, Wiley Eastern (1985).
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.3, R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M.Sands, Narosa Pub. House (1992).
  • The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, P.A.M. Dirac, Oxford University Press (1991 ).
  • Quantum Mechanics -Nonrelativistic Theory, L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, 3rd Edition, Pergamon (1981).
  • Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, D. J. Griffiths, Pearson Education (2005).
  • Quantum Mechanics, B. H. Bransden and C. J. Joachain, Pearson Education 2nd Ed. (2004)

Numerical Techniques

PH427 (Core)Numerical Techniques2–0–2–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Algorithm, flowchart, structure of C program, Keywords, Identifiers, Basic data types and sizes, Constants, Variables, Operators, Loops, Arrays- concepts, declaration, definition, accessing elements, and functions, two-dimensional and multi-dimensional arrays, applications of arrays, Functions, pointers

Solution of linear algebraic equation: Gauss-Jordan elimination, LU and Cholesky decomposition; Interpolation and extrapolation: Polynomial, Rational functions, Application in two or more dimension; Numerical integration: Romberg, Gaussian Quadration and Orthogonal polynomials; Numerical differentiation of functions; Root finding and nonlinear sets of equations: Bisection, Secant, Regula-falsi method, Newton Raphson method, Roots of polynomial, Globally convergent method for nonlinear systems of equations; Minimization or maximization: Golden section search, Parabolic and Brent's method, Downhill simplex, Conjugate gradient method; Eigensystems: Jacobi transformation, Eigenvalue and eigenvector, Hermitian, Reduction to Hessenberg form; FFT in two or more dimensions; Least square method and non-linear models; Integration of ODE: Runge-Kutta and Predictor-Corrector method; Two point boundary value problems; Integral equation: Linear Regularization and Backus-Gilbert method; PDE: Flux-conservative method for initial value problem, Relaxation-method for boundary value problem

Textbooks:

  • Y. Kanetkar, Let us C, 13th edition, BPB publication 2013.
  • W. H. Press, S. A. Teukolsky, W T. Vetterling and B. P. Flannery, Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Programming, 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press, 1997

References

  • M. K. Jain, S. R. K. Iyengar and R. K. Jain, Numerical Methods for Scientific and Engineering Computation, 6th Edition, New Age International (P) Ltd. 2014
  • B. S. Grewal, Higher Engineering Mathematics, 43rd Edition, Khanna Publishers 2014
  • Let Us C, Yashavant P. Kanetkar, Infinity Science Press; 8th Revised edition edition, 1 January 2008.
  • Let Us C++, Yashavant P. Kanetkar, BPB, 14 March 2003.
  • Programming in ANSI C, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2008.
  • Programming with C (Schaum's Outlines Series), McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited; 3 edition, 27 July 2010.
  • The C++ Programming Language, Addison Wesley; 4 edition, 24 July 2013.

Electronics

PH429 (Core)Electronics2–1–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Recap of Thevenin and Norton theorems; Ohmic and rectifying contacts, p-n junctions, Applications including Varactors, Zener diode, Schottky diode, switching diodes, Tunnel diode, Light emitting diodes, Semiconductor laser, Photodiodes, Solar cell, UJT, Gunn diode, IMPATT devices; Bipolar junction transistors, Operating point, Biasing, AC models, h-parameter analysis; Voltage amplifiers; Darlington pair; Field effect transistor action, JFET, Biasing in ohmic and active regions, MOSFETS; Thyristors and SCR crowbar;

Differential Amplifier, Instrumentation and operational amplifiers; Op-Amp Circuits: Characteristics of ideal and practical op-amp; inverting, noninverting and differential amplifier, Basic characteristics with detailed internal circuit of IC Op-Amp; Active filters; Nonlinear amplifiers using Op-Amps-log amplifier, anti-log amplifier, regenerative comparators; ADC and DAC circuits; Op-amp based self oscillator circuits- RC phase shift, Wien bridge, non-sinusoidal oscillators;

Regulated power supplies, shunt and series regulators; Monolithic linear regulators;

Logic functions and Digital circuits; Karnaugh maps; SOP and POS design of logic circuits; MUX as universal building block; RCA, CLA and BCD adder circuits; ADD-SHIFT and array multiplier circuits; RS, JK and MS-JK flip-flops; registers and counters

Textbooks:

  • Electronic Principles, A. P. Malvino and D. J. Bates, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill India Pvt. Ltd, 2014 (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-063424-4).
  • Digital Principles and Applications, D. P. Leach, A. P. Malvino, G. Saha, 8th Edition McGraw Hill India Pvt. Ltd, 2015 (ISBN-13: 978-93-3920-340-5)

References

  • Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, 11th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2012 (ISBN-13: 978-0132622264)

Electronics Laboratory

PH430 (Lab)Electronics0–0–6–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Introduction to passive and active electronic components and use of instruments including Oscilloscope, Digital storage oscilloscope, Multimeters, Wave-form generators; Use of printed circuit boards, soldering and breadboards;

  • Ex 1 Introduction to Electronics laboratory
  • Ex 2 Study of Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) Characteristics
  • Ex 3 Study of Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFT) Characteristics
  • Ex 4 Study of Unijunction Transistor (UJT) Characteristics
  • Ex 5 Designing of a Common Emitter (CE) Amplifier
  • Ex 6 Study of Operational Amplifier (Op-Amp) and Its Applications
  • Ex 7 Designing of Active filters using Op-Amp
  • Ex 8 Designing and Analysis of Colpitts oscillator and AstableMultivibrator (IC – 555)
  • Ex 9 Boolean Algebra: Study of Logic Gates and verification of De Morgan’s theorem
  • Ex 10 Combinational Logic: Adder and Subtractor circuit design
  • Ex 11 Sequential Logic: RS and JK flip flop circuits design.
  • Ex 12 Design and fabricate a PCB board.

Textbooks:

  • Electronic Principles, A. P. Malvino and D. J. Bates, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill India Pvt. Ltd, 2014 (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-063424-4).
  • Digital Principles and Applications, D. P. Leach, A. P. Malvino, G. Saha, 8th Edition McGraw Hill India Pvt. Ltd, 2015 (ISBN-13: 978-93-3920-340-5).

References

  • Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, 11th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2012 (ISBN-13: 978-0132622264).

Second Semester

Quantum Mechanics-II

PH420 (Core)Quantum Mechanics-II2–1–0–6Pre-requisites: Quantum Mechanics-I

WKB Approximation, Bohr-Sommerfeld quantization condition; Time dependent perturbation theory, interaction picture; Constant and harmonic perturbations Fermi's Golden rule;

Scattering theory: Laboratory and centre of mass frames, differential and total scattering cross-sections, scattering amplitude; Born approximation, Greens functions, scattering for different kinds of potentials; Partial wave analysis; Special topics in radiation theory: semi-classical treatment of interaction of radiation with matter, Einstein's coefficients, spontaneous and stimulated emission and absorption, application to lasers;

Symmetries in quantum mechanics: Conservation laws and degeneracy associated with symmetries; Continuous symmetries, space and time translations, rotations; Rotation group, Wigner-Eckart theorem; Discrete symmetries; parity and time reversal.

Relativistic quantum mechanics, Klein-Gordon equation, Interpretation of negative energy states and concept of antiparticles; Dirac equation, covariant form, adjoint equation; Plane wave solution and momentum space, spinors; Spin and magnetic moment of the electron.

Textbooks:

  • Quantum Mechanics (Vol-II), C. Cohen-Tannoudji, John Wiley & Sons (Asia) (2005).
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics, J. J. Sakurai, Pearson Education (2007).
  • Principles of Quantum Mechanics, R. Shankar, Springer (India) (2008).

References

  • Quantum Mechanics, L. I. Schiff, McGraw-Hill (1968).
  • Quantum Mechanics, E. Merzbacher, John Wiley (Asia) (1999).
  • Quantum Mechanics, V.K. Thankappan, Wiley Eastern (1985).
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.3, R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M.Sands, Narosa Pub. House (1992).
  • The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, P.A.M. Dirac, Oxford University Press (1991).
  • Quantum Mechanics -Nonrelativistic Theory, L.D.Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, 3rd Edition, Pergamon (1981).
  • Quantum Mechanics, B. H. Bransden and C. J. Joachain, Pearson Education 2nd Ed. (2004)

Applied Optics

PH422 (Core)Applied Optics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Laser fundamentals, Experimental realization of single-mode lasers, Intensity and wavelength stabilization techniques, Tunable lasers and their applications, Pulsed lasers and their applications, Industrial and Medical applications of lasers, Non linear optical mixing techniques, Generation of super continuum lasers, Basics of holography, Applications of Holography, Holographic Optical Elements, Digital holography, Optical Information Security, Introduction to Fiber optics, Types of optical fibers, Single and Multimode fibers, Losses in optical fibers, Fiber optic devices, Optical receivers, Basics of non linear fiber optics, Pulse propagation in fiber optics, Group velocity dispersion, Solitons in optical fibers, Application of fiber optic devices for optical communication.

Textbooks:

  • W. Demtroder, Laser Spectroscopy, Volume 1, Basic Principles, Fourth edition, Springer, 2008.
  • W. T. Silvfast, Laser Fundamentals, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Robert W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Second edition, Academic press, 2003.

References

  • B. E. A. Saleh and M. C. Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons (1991).
  • F.J. Duarte, Tunable Laser applications, Second addition, CRC press, 2008.
  • Robert R. Alfano, The Supercontinuum Laser Source, Springer Science + Business media, LLC.
  • P. Hariharan, Optical Holography: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 1996.
  • Joseph Rosen, Holography, Research & Technologies, InTech, 2011.
  • U. Schnars and W. Jueptner, Digital Holography, Springer, 2005.
  • A.K. Ghatak and Thyagarajan, An Introduction to fiber optics, Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • John Crisp and Barry Elliot, Introduction to fiber optics, Third edition, Elsevier, 2005.
  • G.P Agrawal, Non Linear Fiber optics, fourth edition, Elsevier, 2007.
  • G. Keiser, Optical fiber communications, Fourth edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2008.
  • G.P Agrawal, Fiber optics communication, Third edition, Wiley, 2002.

Statistical Physics

PH424 (Core)Statistical Physics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Review on Canonical and Grand Canonical Ensemble: Ideal Gases, Equation of state for ideal quantum gas, Einstein’s derivation of Planck’s Law: Maser and Laser ; Partition function Z: Translational, Rotational and Vibrational; Application of Z: Vapour pressure, Real gas and van der Waal gas; Ideal Bose-Einstein (BE) gas: BE distribution and condensation, Thermodynamic properties, Phase space distribution function and Liouville theorem, Ergodicity and H-theorem; Liquid He, Two fluid model of liquid He II, Superfluid phases of 3He; Ideal Fermi-Dirac (FD) gas: FD distribution and degeneracy, Equation of state of FD gas, Landau Diamagnetism, De-Haas van Alfen Effect, Quantized Hall effect, Pauli Paramagnetism, Magnetic properties of imperfect gas, Thermionic emission; Transport theory: Transport processes and distribution functions, Boltzmann equation in absence of collision, Calculation of electrical conductivity (s) and coefficient of viscosity (h), Boltzmann Differential Transport (BTE) equation, Scattering cross-section and symmetry properties, Reformulation of BTE, Approximation methods for solving BTE, Evaluation of s and h.

Textbooks:

  • F.Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics (Levant Books, 2010).
  • K.Huang, Introduction to Statistical Physics (Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2nd Edition, 2009).
  • R. K. Pathria and Paul D. Beale, Statistical Mechanics (Elsevier, 3rd Edition, 2011).

References

  • F. Mandl, Statistical Physics (Wiley-Blackwell, ELBS Edition, 1988).
  • D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Physics (Oxford University Press, 1987).
  • M.Pilschke and B.Bergerson, Equilibrium Statistical Physics, (World Scientific, 1994).
  • B. P. Agarwal ad M. Eisner, Statistical Mechanics, (Wiley Eastern Limited, 1988).
  • Carolyne M. van Vliet, Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, (World Scientific, 2008).

Electrodynamics

PH426 (Core)Electrodynamics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Classical electrodynamics: Maxwell equations, pointing macroscopic electromagnetism, conservation laws, plane electromagnetic waves and propagation in non conducting medium and insulator, magneto hydrodynamic waves, wave guides, resonant cavities and optical fibers, Radiation systems, multiple fields and radiation scattering and diffraction dynamics of relativistic particles and electromagnetic fields, radiation by moving charge, Bremstrahlung , method of virtual quanta, radiation damping.

Basics in Quantum electrodynamics: Electromagnetic field in quantum theory, wave equation for particles with spin zero, helicity states of a particle, wave equation for particles with spin ½, four dimensional spinors, Dirac equation in the spinor representation, Dirac equation for an electron in an external filed.

Textbooks:

  • Classical Electrodynamics, Jackson, John David, Willey, 1999
  • Quantum Electrodynamics, Greiner, Walter, Reinhardt, Joachim, Springer, 2009

References

  • Quantum Electrodynamics, Iwo Białynicki-Birula, Zofia Białynicka-Birula, Elsevier, 1975.
  • Classical and Quantum Electrodynamics and the B(3) Field, Myron Wyn Evans, L. B. Crowell, world scientific, 2001.
  • Course of Theoretical Physics: Vol. 8, Electrodynamics of Continuous Media, Lev Davidovich Landau, Evgenij M. Lifshitz, L.P. Pitaevskii, 15th 1984 by Butterworth-Heinemann (first published 1984).
  • Classical Electrodynamics, Walter Greiner, D. Allan Bromley, Sven Soff, springer, 1998
  • Quantum Electrodynamics, Richard P. Feynman lecture
  • Principles of Electrodynamics, Melvin Schwartz McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1972.

Computational Physics

PH428 (Core)Computational Physics2–0–3–7Pre-requisites: Nil

Recapitulation of numerical techniques and errors of computation (rounding, truncation);

Classical molecular dynamics simulations, Verlet algorithm, predictor corrector method, Continuous systems, hydrodynamic equations, particle in a cell and lattice Boltzmann methods; Schrodinger equation in a basis: numerical implementation of Numerov method, matrix methods and variational techniques; applications of basis functions for atomic, molecular, solid-state and nuclear calculations; Elements of Density functional theories; Monte Carlo simulations, Metropolis, critical slowing down and block algorithms with applications to classical and quantum lattice models; Tractable and intractable problems; P, NP and NP complete problems with examples; Shor and Grover algorithms; Quantum parallelism;

Textbooks:

  • Tao Pang, An Introduction to Computationl Physics (Cambridge Univ Press, 2nd Edition, 2006).
  • Steven E. Kooning and Dawn C. Meredith, Computational Physics (Westview Press, 1990).

References

  • J. M. Thijssen, Computational Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2nd Edition, 2007).
  • Rubin H. Landau, Manuel José Páez Mejía, Cristian C. Bordeianu, A Survey of Computational Physics: Introductory Computational Science, Volume 1 (Princeton University Press, 2008).

General Physics Laboratory

PH440 (Lab)General Physics Laboratory0–0–6–6Pre-requisites: Nil
  • Ex 1 Nuclear g factor of a nucleon by NMR spectrometer
  • Ex 2 Susceptibility of a Liquid or a Solution0020by Quinck’s Method
  • Ex 3 Dielectric Constant at different temperature and Curie Temperature Of Ferroelectric Ceramics
  • Ex 4 Bohr Magneton by Zeeman Effect Experiment
  • Ex 5 Hysteresis Loop for a ferromagnetic sample
  • Ex 6 Michelson Interferometer Experiment
  • Ex 7 Lande’s g-factor in a free radical using an electron spin resonance spectrometer
  • Ex 8 CCD Spectrometer Experiment
  • Ex 9 Pockels Effect Experiment
  • Ex 10 Optical Fiber Experiment
  • Ex 11 He Ne Laser Cavity Experiment
  • Ex 12 Kerr Effect Experiment
  • Ex 13 Mach Zehnder Interferometer Experiment

Third Semester

Atomic and Molecular Physics

PH521 (Core)Atomic and Molecular Physics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

One electron atoms , Schrodinger equation for one-electron atoms, Interaction of one electron atoms with electromagnetic radiation, Transition rates, The dipole approximation, The Einstein coefficients, Selection rules, Spectrum of one electron atoms, Line intensities and the life time of the excited states, Line shapes and widths, Fine structure and Hyperfine structure, The Lamb Shift, Zeeman and Stark effect, Many electron systems: central field approximation, Thomas Fermi model, Hartree- Fock method and the SCF, L-S coupling and j-j coupling, Introduction to the Density functional theory, Interaction of many electron atoms with electromagnetic radiation, Molecular structure, Born -Oppenheimer approximation, The rotation and vibration of diatomic molecules, Electronic structure of diatomic molecule, Rotational and Vibrational Spectra of diatomic molecules, Electronic spectra of diatomic molecules, The Franck-Condon principle.

Textbooks:

  • B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain, Physics of atoms and molecules, Longman Scietific and Technical, 1983.
  • Gordon W and F. Drake , Springer handbook of atomic, molecular, and optical physics, Springer, 2006.
  • W. Demtroder, Atoms, Molecules and Photons, Springer, 2010.
  • H. Haken and H.C. Wolf, Physics of Atoms and Quanta, Springer, 2005.

References

  • Ira N. Levine, Quantum Chemistry, 6th Edition, PHI Learning Private Limited, New Delhi 2009.
  • John P. Lowe and Kirk A. Peterson, Quantum Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Academic Press 2009.
  • Peter Atkins and Ronald Friedman, 4th Edition, Oxford University Press 2012.
  • Collin N. Banwell and Elain M. Mc Cash, Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy, 4th Edition, Tata Mc Graw Hills, 2008.

Solid State Physics

PH523 (Core)Solid State Physics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Crystal physics: Symmetry operations; Bravais lattices; Point and space groups; Miller indices and reciprocal lattice; Structure determination; diffraction; X-ray, electron and neutron; Crystal binding; Defects in crystals; Point and line defects.

Lattice vibration and thermal properties: Einstein and Debye models; continuous solid; linear lattice; acoustic and optical modes; dispersion relation; attenuation; density of states; phonons and quantization; Brillouin zones; thermal conductivity of metals and insulators.

Electronic & Magnetic properties: Free electron theory of metals; electrons in a periodic potential; Bloch equation; Kronig-Penny model; band theory; Semiconductor physics; Quantum Hall effect. Dielectric Response. Magnetic properties.

Superconductivity: General properties of superconductors, Meissner effect; London equations; coherence length; type-I and type-II superconductors.

Noncrystalline Solids: Glasses, Amorphous ferromagnets, Amorphous Semiconductors.

Quasicrystals: Stable quasicrystal, metastable quasicrystal.

Textbooks:

  • C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Wiley India (2009).
  • M. A. Omar, Elementary Solid State Physics, Addison-Wesley (2009).

References

  • A. J. Dekker, Solid State Physics, Macmillan (2009).
  • N. W. Ashcroft and N. D. Mermin, Solid State Physics, HBC Publ. (1976).
  • H. P. Myers, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Taylor and Francis (1997).
  • Richard Zallen, The Physics of Amorphous Solids, John Wiley and Sons Inc.,(1983).

Particle Physics

PH525 (Core)Particle Physics3–1–0–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Review on relativistic quantum mechanics, Conservation laws, Parity charge conjugation and time reversal, CPT-theorem, Permutation Symmetry, Isospin, G-parity, Strange particles, Unitary symmetry in 2-dimensions, Lie algebra of SU(2), SU(2) Representations, Unitary symmetry in 3-dimensions, Lie Algebra for U(n), SU(n), Representations of SU(3), Quark model of Hadrons SU(6), Applications of Quark model, Structure of Hadrons, The Quark Parton Model, The weak interactions, Current from weak interactions, nonleptonic weak interaction, CP-Violation, CP-Violation in K-decays, Gauge invariance, The standard model, Charm and heavier flavours, Introduction to Grand Unified Theories, Beyond GUT model, Basics of supersymmetry.

Textbooks:

  • M.P. Khanna, Introduction to Particle Physics, Prentice Hall of India, 1999.
  • David Griffiths, Introduction to Elementary Particles, John Wiley, 1987.

References

  • B.R. Martin and G. Shaw, Particle Physics, Third edition, Wiley, 2008.
  • G. Kane, Modern Elementary Particle Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1987.
  • Abraham Seiden, Particle Physics: A Comprehensive Introduction, 1st Edition, Pearson Education Inc. 2005.

Measurement Techniques

PH527 (Core)Measurement Techniques2–0–2–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Basics of measurement: uncertainty in measurements, Comparison of measured & accepted values and Two measured values, Checking relationships with a graph, Fractional uncertainties, multiplying two measured numbers, Propagation of uncertainties;

Low level DC measurement of voltage, current and resistance, C-V and Impedance spectroscopy; Deep Level Transient Spectroscopy, Hall effect and Time of Flight methods for charge carriers; Magnetic Response using SQUID magnetometer and VSM;

UV-VIS-NIR spectro-photometer & Ellipsometry, FTIR, Raman spectroscopy; Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM); X-ray diffraction (XRD) and grazing angle XRD;

Textbooks:

  • John R. Taylor, An Introduction to Error Analysis, (University Science Books, 2nd Edition, 1997).
  • Milton Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, (Academic Press, 2nd Edition,2006).

Elective I

PH6xxElective I3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Project I

PH591Project I0–0–8–8Pre-requisites: Nil

Fourth Semester

Elective II

PH6xxElective II3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Elective III

PH6xxElective III3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Elective IV

PH6xxElective IV3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Project II

PH592Project II0–0–16–16Pre-requisites: Nil

Nanoscience

PH601 (Elective)Nanoscience3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Background to Nanoscience, length scales and size effects in smaller systems-pre quantum, review of quantum and statistical mechanics, quantum wells, quantum wires and quantum dots, band structure and density of states, inter band transitions; Electrical transport in nanostructures – Quantum confinement, Coulomb blockade and Conductance quantization, conduction mechanisms – Thermionic effect, Schottky and Poole-Frenkel effect, Arrhenius type thermally activated conduction, variable range hopping conduction and Polaron conduction; Synthesis -Top –down and bottom-up approach, characterization of nanostructures; Semiconductor quantum dots, self assembled monolayers, Metal nanoparticles, core-shell nanoparticles, nano-shells, new nanostructures -carbon (fullerenes, CNTs, graphene, nanodiamond), BN nanotubes; Nanotribology and Nanorheology, stiction, van der Waal’s and Casimir forces; Applications in Nanobiology, Nano sensors, Nanoelectronics, Nanomedicines, Molecular nanomachines.

Textbooks:

  • Nano – The Essentials, by T. Pradeep, McGraw-Hill Education (2014).
  • Introduction to Nanoscience, by G. L. Hornyak, J. Dutta, H. F. Tibbals, A. Rao, CRC Press (2008).
  • Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology, by K. K. Chattopadhyay, A. N. Banerjee , PHI Learning Private Ltd., (2009).

References

  • Introductory Nanoscience, by Masuro Kuno, Garland Science (2011).
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology, by Poole and Owen, Wiley Indian Edition (2010).
  • Nanophysics and Nanotechnology, by Edward L. Wolf, Wiley-VCH (2006).
  • Nanotechnology, by Lynn E. Foster, Pearson (2011).
  • Quantum Mechanics, by J. J. Sakurai.
  • Statistical Mechanics, by Kerson Huang.
  • Fundamentals and Applications of Nanomaterials, by Z. Guo and Li Tan.
  • Nanoelectronics and Information technology, by Rainer Waser, Wiley-VCH (2005).

Quantum Optics & Quantum Information

PH602 (Elective)Quantum Optics & Quantum Information3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Quantum Mechanics-I and II

Basic Concepts in Quantum Optics; Quantization of free electromagnetic field; Fock or number states, Quadrature of the fields, Coherent & Squeezed states, Photon added & subtracted coherent state, Schrodinger cat state and the cat paradox; Q-representation and Wigner- Weyle distribution; First & second order Coherence, Correlation function; Hanbury Brown-Twiss experiments, Atom-field interaction; Laser without inversion, Quantum theory of laser-density operator approach; Atom optics;

Open quantum system, Master equation; Cavity quantum electrodynamics (cavity-QED), Jaynes-Cummings model, dispersive atom-field interaction in a cavity; Laser Cooling;

Quantum bits (Qubits), Bloch sphere, Quantum gates (single & two qubit); Quantum Entanglement, Bell’s Inequality; Quantum Algorithms; Principles of Teleportation;

Examples of Quantum information processing in physical systems: cavity-QED, Ultracold neutral atoms etc.; Current research and development in Quantum Optics & Quantum Information;

Textbooks:

  • Quantum optics, M.O.Scully & M. Suhail Zubairy, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York (2008).
  • Quantum Optics, Girish S. Agarwal, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York (2013).
  • Quantum Computation & Quantum Information, M. A. Nielsen & I. L. Chuang, Cambridge Univ. Press, UK (2000).

References

  • Quantum Optics: An Introduction, Mark Fox, Oxford Univ. Press, New York (2014).
  • The Quantum theory of light, Rodney Loudon, Oxford Univ. Press, New York (2000).
  • Quantum Optics, Klauder & Sudarshan.

Physics of Ultracold Atoms

PH603 (Elective)Physics of Ultracold Atoms3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Introduction to ultracold atoms and Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), critical temperature Basic Scattering theory; Second quantization, Mean field theory, Gross-Pitaevskii equation; 1D nonlinear Schrödinger equation; weak, strong and higher order interactions; BEC in a trap, trap engineering and condensate density; Bright & dark Solitons, exact solution; Applications & future technologies: BEC optical lattices; Faraday waves, phase transition, BEC in a chip, atomic beam splitter, atom lasers, Negative temperature etc.

Alkali metal gases, Introduction to laser cooling, Velocity dependent force, Optical Molasses, Magneto optical trapping (MOT), Limitations of MOT, Different types of trapping, Magnetic and optical trapping, Evaporative cooling techniques in magnetic and optical trap, Applications in quasi-one dimension, Achieving Bose-Einstein Condensates in pure magnetic and optical traps, Hybrid trapping potentials; Various applications in experiments.

Textbooks:

  • C. J. Pethick & H. Smith, Bose-Einstein Condensation in Dilute Gases, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge , 2008.
  • A. Griffin, D. W. Snoke & S. Stringari, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1995.
  • Robert W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Second edition, Academic press, 2003.

References

  • Scully, M. O., and M. S. Zubairy. Quantum Optics. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Harold J. Metcalf, Peter van der Straten, Laser Cooling and Trapping, Springer, 1999.
  • Lambropoulos. P, Petrosyan. D, Fundamentals of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Springer 2007.
  • M. Lewenstein, A. Sanpera, and V. Ahufinger, Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices, Oxford University Press, 2012.

Biophotonics

PH604 (Elective)Biophotonics3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Fundamentals of light matter interaction [absorption, fluorescence, phosphorescence, Raman scattering, Mie-scattering, Second harmonic generation (SHG) and two photon absorption], Introduction to biological cells, viruses, protein molecules

Optical imaging of cells (using various optical microscopes): Optical microscopy, Bio-imaging with confocal fluorescence microscope, evanescent wave microscope, SHG and two photon microscopes, Different techniques to achieve super resolution with optical microscopes.

Biodetection in real time (using optical biosensors): Importance of biodetection in real time, detection of bioanalytes (viruses/protein molecules) using evanescent based fiber-optic biosensor, photonic crystal biosensor and whispering gallery mode biosensor.

Fӧrster resonance energy transfer (FRET) to study protein - protein interactions.

Super continuum sources for Biophotonic applications.

Optical trapping and manipulation for biomedical applications

Advanced photodynamic therapy (APT)

Nanoplasmonic biophotonics: Introduction to Nanoplasmonics, Applications of nanoplasmonics in optical trapping, biosensing, APT, and Raman scattering of nanometer sized bioanalytes

Textbooks:

  • X. Shen and R. V. Wijk, Biophotonics, Springer, USA, 2005.
  • P. N. Prasad, Introduction to Biophotonics, Wiley-Interscience, New Jersey, 2003.
  • X. Shen and R. V. Wijk, Biophotonics, Springer, USA, 2005.
  • L. Pavesi and P. M. Fauchet, Biophotonics, Springer, Berlin, 2008.
  • B. D. Bartolo and J. Collins, Bio-photonics: Spectroscopy, imaging, sensing and manipulation, Springer, Netherlands, 2009.

References

  • R. K. Wang and V. V. Tuchin, Advanced Biophotonics, CRC press, New York, 2014.

Introduction to Medical Physics

PH605 (Elective)Introduction to Medical Physics3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Breathing and Metabolism: Breathing, Human Elevation limits, Oxygen transfer in the brain, Photo synthesis, Oxygen transfer in the body, Network theory of the human breathing apparatus, Transport phenomena at the cell membrane, Dielectric measurement of exocytosis processes, Diffusion and scale qualities.

Biomechanics and fluid dynamics of the circulatory system: Bone structures, Ski binding, Elasticity of the vertebrae, Lifting a patient, Bones of uniform strength, Lifting weights, The blood as a power fluid, Branching, Bypass, Flow coefficients, Narrowing of the aorta, Blood pressure in the aorta, pulsatile blood flow.

The Senses, Electric currents, Fields and Potential: Information processing, Glasses, Optical illusions, Retina implantation, threshold of vision of the human eye, Visual angle and resolution, Sound propagation, Threshold of hearing, Nerve stimulation, Electrical model of a cell membrane, Measurement of cell membrane potentials.

The physics of Diagnostics and Therapy: X-ray diagnostics and Computer tomography, Ultrasound, Nuclear magnetic resonance, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear diagnostics and positron emission tomography, Temperature measurement system, Blood Pressure measurement, ECG, ECHO.

Radiation medicine and protection: Pair production in radiation therapy, Compton scattering, Radiation damage from potassium, Lethal energy dose, Fatal does equivalents, Laser therapy.

Textbooks:

  • Medical physics, W. A. Worthoff, H. G. Krojanski, D. Suter, DE DRUYTER, 2014.
  • Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, B. H. Brown, R. H. Smallwood, D. C. Barber, P. V. Lawford and D. R. house, Taylor & Francis, Newyork, 1999.

References

  • The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Jerrold T. Bushberg, J. Anthony Seibert, Edwin M. Leidholdt, Jr., and John M. Boone, Wolters Kluwer | Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011. Third Edition, Philadelphia.
  • Medical Physics, Martin Hollins, Nelson Thornes Ltd. 2001.
  • The Physics of Radiology, H. E. Jones, J. R. Cunningham, Charles C. Thomas, New York, 2002.
  • Radiation oncology physics : A Handbook for teachers and students, E.B. Podgorsak, IAEA publications, 2005.
  • Handbook of Bio Medical Engineering, Jacob Kline, Academic press Inc., Sandiego, Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Smart Biosensor Technology, G. K. Knoff, A. S. Bassi, CRC Press, 2006.
  • Physics of Diagnostic Radiology, Thomas S Curry, IV Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1990.
  • The Essential Physics for Medical Imaging, Jerrold T Bushberg, J. Anthony Seibert, Edwin M. Leidholdt Jr., John M. Boome, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, , 2 nd Edition –2012.
  • Medical Physics: Imaging, Jean A. Pope, Heinemann Publishers, 2012.
  • Nanobiotechnology: concepts, applications and perspectives, Niemeyor, christober M. Mirkin, , Kluwer publications , USA, 2004.
  • Physical Principles of Medical Ultrasonics, C. R. Hill, J. C. Bamber, G. R. ter Haar, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
  • Diagnostic Ultrasonic principles and use of Instrument, W. M. McDicken, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1992.

Magnetic Materials and Applications

PH606Magnetic Materials and Applications3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Atomic magnetism, diamagnetism and paramagnetism, Hund’s rule, Solid state magnetism, 3d transition metals and 4f rare earths, Magnetic interactions, direct exchange and indirect exchange, Magnetic order, Ferromagnetism, Ferrimagnetism, Antiferromagnetism, Spin glasses; Magneto-crystalline anisotropy, Shape anisotropy, Induced magnetic anisotropy, Stress anisotropy, Magnetic surface and interface anisotropy; Magnetic Domain structures and magnetization dynamics, Domain walls, Closure domains, closure domains, damping processes, ferromagnetic resonance; Magnetoresistivity, Anisotropic Magnetoresistance (AMR), Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR), Colossal Magnetoresistance (CMR), Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR), Spin polarization, Andreev reflection, Point contact Andreev reflection (PCAR) spectroscopy, BTK theory; Soft Magnetic Materials , Eddy currents, losses in electrical machines, applications in Transformers, Flux-gate magnetometers, recording heads, magnetic shielding, anti-theft systems; Hard Magnetic Materials, Permanent Magnets, operation and stability, applications in motors, loudspeakers, hard drives, wigglers, undulators; Magnetism in reduced dimensions, Atoms, Clusters, Nano-particles, Nanoscale wires, Thin films, Multilayers, Superparamagnetism, Exchange bias, Interlayer exchange coupling (non-magnetic spacer, AFM spacer), Spin engineering, Spin valves.

Textbooks:

  • Magnetic Materials: Fundamentals and Applications, Nicola A. Spaldin, 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press.

References

  • Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, J.M. D. Coey, 1st Edition, Cambridge University Press (2010).
  • Principles of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, K. H. J. Buschow and F. R. de Boer, Kluwer Academic Publisher, New York (2004).

Materials for Engineering Applications

PH607Materials for Engineering Applications3–0–0–6Pre-requisites: Nil

Orientation: Why materials? Functionality driven material (re)search; Extraction, synthesis, processing, and characterization of materials.

Structural Materials: Introduction to Alloys, Ceramics, Polymers and Composites; Preparation, Processing and Applications; Elastic and Plastic deformation, Residual stress, Hardness, Fracture, Fatigue, strengthening and forming, fracture resistance, fatigue life, creep resistance.

Optical Materials: Introduction to optical materials; Interaction of light with electrons in materials; Applications as dielectric coatings, electro-optical devices, optical recording, optical communications.

Magnetic Materials: Properties and processing of magnetic materials; Field, Induction, Magnetization and Hysteresis; Applications as Permanent magnets, Magnetic recording and sensing.

Electronic Materials: Si as material for microelectronics and photovoltaic, preparation, processing and applications; III-V and II-VI semiconductors and optoelectronic applications; Thermoelectric materials, figure of merit, thermoelectric generators and refrigerators; Superconducting Materials and properties, applications including magnets, magneto-encephalography, Josephson junction, SQUID; Conducting Polymers, synthesis and applications; Ferroelectric materials, piezoelectricity and applications; Shape memory alloys and applications.

Energy storage materials: Batteries, principles of electrochemistry; Primary and secondary (rechargeable) batteries and materials; Fuels cells; Ultracapacitors.

Biomaterials: Requirements like absence of toxicity, corrosion resistance, biocompatibility; Metal, ceramic and polymer biomaterials; bio-resorbable and bio-erodible polymers; Applications as implants, and prosthesis.

Nanomaterials: A brief introduction to mechanical, optical, electronic and magnetic properties; Applications (including self healing structural materials, nano-photonic materials, nano-electronic materials, etc) and Safety concerns.

Textbooks:

  • Materials Science for Engineering Students, Traugott Fischer, Academic Press, 2009.

References

  • The Structure and Properties of Materials, J.W. Morris, Jr., McGraw Hill, 2005.
  • Principles of Electrical Engineering Materials and Devices, S. O. Kasap, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Atomic collision physics

PH608 (Elective)Atomic collision physics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Quantum Mechanics I and II

Quantum collisions: Optical theorem, Method of Partial wave, Phase shift analysis, Resonances, Integral equation of potential scattering; Lippman-Schwinger equation, Coulomb scattering.

Occupation number representation: creation, destruction and number operators, Many-particle Hamiltonian in occupation number representation, The Hartree-Fock method and the free electron gas, Exchange, statistical and Fermi-Dirac correlations, Time dependence and Dirac picture of quantum mechanics, Dyson's perturbation expansion for the evolution operator.

Feynman Graphs: Creation and destruction operator in the interaction picture, First order Feynman diagrams, Second and higher order Feynman diagrams.

Resonances in Quantum scattering: Scattering of partial wave, Resonances in quantum collisions, Breit-Wigner formalism, Fano parameterization of Breit-Wigr formula, Resonance life time, Time delay in scattering and photoionization.

Textbooks:

  • Quantum Collision Theory, C. J. Joachain, Elsevier (1984).
  • Many-electron Theory, S. Raimes, North-Holland Publishing Company (1972).
  • Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems, A. L. Fetter and J. D. Walecka, Dover Books (2003).

References

  • Atomic Collisions and Spectra, U. Fano and A. R. P. Rau, Academic press (1986).
  • Relativistic Quantum Theory of Atoms and Molecules, I. P. Grant, Springer (2007).
  • Quantum Theory of Scattering, T. Wu and T. Ohumura, Prentice Hall (1962).
  • Atomic Structure Theory, W. R. Johnson, Springer (2007).

Fourier Optics and Holography

PH609 (Elective)Fourier Optics and Holography3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

Signals and systems, Fourier transform (FT), FT theorems, sampling theorem, Space-bandwidth product; Review of diffraction theory: Fresnel-Kirchhoff formulation, FT properties of lenses; Coherent and incoherent imaging. Basics of holography, in-line and off-axis holography, plane and volume holograms, diffraction efficiency; Recording medium for holograms; Applications of holography: display, microscopy; memories, interferometry, Non-destructive testing of engineering objects, Digital Holography, Digital holographic microscope, 3D display, etc.; Analog optical information processing: Abbe-Porter experiment, phase contrast microscopy and other simple applications; Coherent image processing: Vander Lugt filter; joint-transform correlator; optical image encryption.

Textbooks:

J. W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics, 3rd ed. 2005. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th ed., Cambridge University Press, 1999. P. Hariharan, Optical Holography: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press (1996). B. E. A. Saleh and M. C. Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons (1991).

References

E. G. Steward, Fourier Optics: An Introduction, 2nd ed., Dover Publications (2004). Robert K. Tyson, Principles and Applications of Fourier Optics, IOP Publishing, Bristol, UK, 2014. <li">U. Schnars and W. Jueptner,

Digital Holography

, Springer, 2005. Joseph Rosen, Holography, Research & Technologies, InTech, 2011.

Introductory Biophysics

PH610 (Elective)Introductory Biophysics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

Review of basic concepts in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics: Entropy, Free energy, Random walk in biology, Introduction to force, time and energy at mesoscopic scales. Hydrophobicity, Ficks law of diffusion, Rigidity and elasticity.

Bio-macromolecules: Nucleic acid structure and properties, Protein structure, Ramachandran’s plot, Protein folding problem, Levinthal Paradox, enzyme kinetics, Membrane structure and Ion channels, Central Dogma, Gene Expression, Genetic code.

Molecular Recognition: Thermodynamics of Binding, Allostery and Cooperatively, Specificity of macromolecular recognition, Protein-Nucleic acid Interaction, Protein-Protein Interaction.

Experimental methods for structure-function relation in biopolymers: Transient absorption and fluorescence, FRET, FCS, Forced spectroscopic technique (optical tweezers, AFM and Magnetic trap).

Textbooks:

  • Biophysical Chemistry; Cantor and Schimmel I, II and III. ISBN-13: 978-0716711902, ISBN-13: 978-0716711889 and ISBN-13: 978-0716711926.
  • The Physics of Living process; A mesoscopic approach. T. A. Waigh ISBN: 978-1-118-44994-3.
  • Molecular Biophysics, Structure in motion. M. Daune. ISBN-13: 978-0198577829.

References

  • Molecular Driving Forces; Statistical Thermodynamics in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Nanoscience. Ken A Dill and Sarina Bromberg. ISBN- 0815320515.
  • John Kuriyan, BoyanaKonford, and David Wemmer “The Molecules of Life: Physical and Chemical Principles” (Garland Science).
  • “Random Walks in Biology” by Howard C. Berg (published by Princeton University Press).

Ph.D. Courses

Mathematical Physics an Numerical Methods

PH 701Mathematical Physics an Numerical Methods3 0 0 6

Mathematical Physics

Linear Algebra: Vector spaces and its properties, inner product spaces, linear transformation, similarity transformations, orthonormal sets, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Complex Analysis: Cauchy-Riemann conditions, contour integrals, Residue theorem and applications. Partial differential equations and special functions (Legendre, Hermite and Lauguerre polynomials, Bessel functions, Neumann functions, etc.), Separation of variables in cartesian, spherical and cylindrical coordinates, properties of special functions.

Numerical Methods

Error analysis. Roots of nonlinear equations: Newton-Raphson method, solution of linear equations: Gauss-Jordan elimination, matrix inversion and LU decomposition, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Interpolation and curve fitting: Least square fitting, linear and nonlinear, application in physics problems. Numerical differentiation and integration: Numerical differentiation formulae, Simpson’s rule and Gauss-Legendre integration. Solution of ODE and PDE: Runge-Kutta and finite difference methods.

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Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics

PH 702Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics3 0 0 6

Classical Mechanics

Review of Newtonian mechanics. Lagrange’s equation and its applications, variational principle, principle of least action. Central force: Equation of motion, classification of orbits, Virial theorem, Kepler problem. Rigid body motion: Euler angles, angular momentum and kinetic energy, inertia tensor, Euler equations and applications. Small oscillations: Eigenvalue problem, normal modes, forced vibrations, dissipation. Hamilton’s equations, Canonical transformations, Poisson brackets, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, action-angle variables.

Electrodynamics

Solution of Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations, multipole expansion and Green’s function approach to electrostatic and magnetostatic problems. Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves, wave propagation in dielectric and conducting media. Lienard-Wiechert potential, accelerated charges, Bremsstrahlung, electric dipole fields and radiation. Relativistic Electrodynamics: Covariant formalism of Maxwell’s equations, transformation laws.

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Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics

PH 703Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics3 0 0 6

Quantum Mechanics

Operator formalism, Schrodinger equation, applications such as particle in a box, harmonic oscillator, hydrogen atom. Angular momentum, L-S coupling, J-J coupling, Clebsch-Gordon coefficients, Pauli matrices, commutation relations. Perturbation theory: Stark effect, He atom, α- decay, anomalous Zeeman effect. Relativistic quantum mechanics: Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations.

Statistical Mechanics

Microcanonical, Canonical and Grand Canonical ensembles. Partition function and it’s applications. Ideal quantum gas. Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics, applications such as Doppler broadening, Einstein coefficients, specific heat of solid, black body radiation, electrons in metal, white dwarf stars, etc. Transport phenomena: Diffusion, random walk, Einstein’s relations, Boltzmann transport equation, electrical properties.

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Expermental Techniques and Scientific Presentation

PH 704Expermental Techniques and Scientific Presentation3 0 0 6

Experimental Techniques

Low pressure: Rotary, sorption, oil diffusion, turbo molecular, getter and cryo pumps. McLeod, thermoelectric, Penning, hot cathode ionisation and Bayard Alpert gauges. Partial pressure measurement, leak detection, gas flow through pipes and apertures, effective pumping speed, vacuum components, thermal evaporation, e-beam, sputtering and laser ablation systems. Low temperature: Gas liquifiers, cryogenic fluid baths, cryostat design, closed cycle He refrigerator (CCR), low temperature thermometry. Sources, sensors and instruments: Principle and characteristics of LASERs. Classification and principle of various sensors. Signal averaging and lock-in detection. Principle and applications of powder X-ray diffractometer, spectrophotometer; Fourier transform-Infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer, fluorimeter, atomic force microscope, electron microscope, Energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDAX) and optical spectrum analyzer.

Scientific Presentation

Art of scientific writing (steps to better writing, flow method, organization of material and style), development of communication skills, presentation of scientific seminars.

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Fourier Optics

PH 705FOURIER OPTICS3 0 0 6

Coherence and light sources. Theory of diffraction: Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction. Theory of interference: two beam interference, division of wavefront and division of amplitude, multiple-beam interference. Optical imaging (coherent and incoherent) and processing: Frequency analysis of optical imaging systems. Fourier transforms, Convolution and correlation. Wavefront modulation, Analog optical information processing. Holography: Types of holography and its applications.

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Avanced Course on Semicondutor Devices

PH 706AVANCED COURSE ON SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES3 0 0 6

Energy Bands and Charge Carriers in Semiconductors: Bonding Forces and Energy Bands in solids; Charge carriers in semiconductors; Carrier concentrations; Drift of carriers in electric and magnetic fields; Invariance of Fermi level at equilibrium. Excess carriers in Semiconductors: Optical absorption; Photoluminescence; Electroluminescence; Direct and Indirect recombination of Electrons and Holes; Trapping; Steady State Carrier generation; Quasi Fermi Levels; Continuity Equation of Diffusion and Recombination; Diffusion length; Haynes-Shockley Experiment; Gradients in Quasi Fermi level. Junctions: Fabrication of p-n junction; Contact Potential; Space charge at junction; Forward and Reverse biased junctions; Carrier Injection; Zener and Avalanche breakdown; Time variation of stored charge; Reverse recovery transient; Switching diodes; Capacitance of p-n junction; Varactor diode; Effect of contact potential on carrier injection; Recombination and generation in the transition region; Ohmic losses; Graded junctions; Schottky barriers; Rectifying contacts; Ohmic contacts. Field Effect Transistors: Transistor operation; Junction FET characteristics; High Electron Mobility Transistor; short channel Effects; MISFET operation and characteristics; Ideal MOS capacitor; Effect Real surfaces; Threshold voltage; I-V characteristics of MOS Gate oxide MOS field effect transistor. MOS Field Effect Transistors: Output and Transfer Characteristics; Mobility models; Short channel effect and narrow width effects; Substrate bias Effect; Equivalent circuit of MOSFET; MOSFET scaling and hot electron effects; Drain induced barrier lowering; Gate induced Drain leakage.

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Magnetism and Superconductivity

PH 707MAGNETISM AND SUPERCONDUCTIVITY3 0 0 6

Magetism: Review of diamagnetism, paramagnetism, superparamagnetism, ferromagnetism, antiferromagnetism, ferri magnetism. Circular and helical order. Direct, exchange, double exchange, indirect and RKKY interactions, environment effects: crystal field, tetrahedral and octahedral sites; Jahn-Teller effect; Hund’s rule and rare earth ions in solids. Consequences of broken symmetry, phase transition, Landau’s theory, rigidity, excitation, magnons, domains and domain walls, magnetic hysteresis, pinning effects. Magneto resistance, giant magneto resistance, nuclear magnetic resonance. Technological aspects of magnetic materials: Magnetic sensor, spin valve, magnetic refrigeration, actuator etc.

Superconductivity: Properties of conventional (low temperature) superconductors, London and Pippard equation, Type II superconductors, intermediate state, vortex lines, flux pinning, Non ideal behavior of Type II superconductors, Thermodynamics of Type I and II superconductors, Ginzburg Landau (G-L) theory, G-L equations, current density, Josephson equations, superconducting quantum interference device. Cooper pairs and BCS theory, Energy gap, magic number, experimental determination of energy gap from I-V characteristics, McMillan’s upper limit of Tc. Properties of high Tc superconductors, flux pinning, current density, granular nature.Technological aspects of superconductors: High magnetic field, Transmission line, Maglev train, MRI, etc.

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Physics of Materials

PH 708PHYSICS OF MATERIALS3 0 0 6

Materials classification on the basis of physical constitution, crystal structure (e.g.; amorphous & crystalline-poly/nano) and electrical properties; Brief review of crystal structure of materials (e.g.; metals, alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites etc.); Electrical properties of conductors, insulators and semiconductors, Concept of band structure in solid materials; Mechanism of electronic and ionic charge transport in solids; Theories of electrical transport in ionic conductors and semiconductors (e.g.; crystalline and amorphous – polymeric, ceramic and composites); Dielectric and ferroelectric phenomena – polar and non-polar systems (e.g.; oxides); Physics of polarization, resonance, dispersion and relaxation behavior in materials; Frequency response characteristics of charge transport and scaling laws; Microstructure-property correlation in solid materials: Basic concepts of energy-matter interaction in solids; Optical properties of materials: Optical constants, absorption and emission properties; Elastic and thermal properties of materials, Phase transition phenomena – solid-liquid-gas, superfluidity, superconductivity etc.; Magnetic properties of materials, elementary idea of plastic magnets. Suggested Readings:

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Introduction to the Physics of Nonlinear Systems

PH 709INTRODUCTION TO THE PHYSICS OF NONLINEAR SYSTEMS3 0 0 6

Linearity and nonlinearity: Origin and Importance, Dispersion, Dissipation. Nonlinear excitations: group velocity dispersion, solitary waves. Examples of Nonlinear equations: Dynamics of a pendulum under the influence of gravity, Inverted pendulum, van der Pol equation, Korteweg-de Vries equation, Navier-Stokes equations,The Richards equation, Sine-Gordon equation, Nonlinear Schrodinger equation, Ginzburg-Landau equation. Nonlinear Optics: Second harmonic generation, Two photon absorption, Four wave-mixing, Spontaneous parametric down conversion, Kerr effect, Pockels effect, Optical Soliton: spatial and temporal solitons, self-phase modulation, modulational instability, optical fiber, selffocusing, dark and bright solitons and solitary waves, dynamics in presence of phase locked source. Atomic systems: Non resonant atomic media, doffing oscillator model, solitons. Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC): Physics behind BEC, Experiments with alkali metal gas, Laser cooling, magnetic trapping, evaporative cooling. Second quantization, scattering length, Gross-Pitaevskii equation. Lower dimensional nonlinear systems, experimental validity. Dynamics of a cigar-shaped BEC: Dark and bright solitons, weak and strong inter-atomic interactions.

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Theory and Applications of Holography

PH 710THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF HOLOGRAPHY3 0 0 6

Basics of holography, holographic imaging; Wavefront reconstruction: in-line and off-axis holography. Types of holography: Fourier holograms, Fraunhofer holograms, Thin and volume holograms, Reflection, white light, rainbow and wave guided holograms; Theory of plane holograms, magnification, aberrations, coupled wave theory, wavelength and angular selectivity, diffraction efficiency. Recording medium for holograms: silver halides, dichromatic gelatin, photoresist, photoconductor, photorefractive crystals etc. Applications: Displays, microscopy; interferometry, non-destructing testing of engineering objects, particles sizing; imaging through aberrated media, phase amplification by holography; information storage and processing. Holographic Optical Elements: scanners, filters; Optical data processing, holographic solar concentrators; Colour holography: recording with multiple wavelength; Electron holography, acoustic and microwave holography, computer generated holography, digital holography.

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PH501: Thin Film Technology

PH501:Thin Film Technology3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

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Introduction to thin films, Technology as a drive and vice versa; Structure, defects, thermodynamics of materials, mechanical kinetics and nucleation; grain growth and thin film morphology; Basics of Vacuum Science and Technology, Kinetic theory of gases; gas transport and pumping; vacuum pumps and systems; vacuum gauges; oil free pumping; aspects of chamber design from thin film growth perspectives; various Thin film growth techniques with examples and limitations; Spin and dip coating; Langmuir Blodgett technique; Metal organic chemical vapor deposition; Electron Beam Deposition; Pulsed Laser deposition; DC, RF and Reactive Sputtering; Molecular beam epitaxy; Characterization of Thin films and surfaces; Thin Film processing from Devices and other applications perspective.

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PH502: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy and Photovoltaics

PH502:Nanomaterials for Solar Energy and Photovoltaics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

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Solar radiations as a source of energy and mechanism for its entrapment; Measurements and limits of solar energy entrapment; Flat plate collectors and solar concentrators; Solar energy for industrial process heat (IHP) and design of solar green house; Solar refrigeration and conditioning; Solar thermo-mechanical power.

Introduction of energy storage/conversion devices, State-of-the art status of portable power sources, Solar/photovoltaic (PV) cells as a source of green energy; Fundamentals, Materials, Design and Implementation aspects of PV energy generation and consumption; Solar cell technologies (Si-wafer based, Thin film, GaAs based, dye-sensitized, PESC and organic solar cells), Efficiency of solar cells and PV array analysis, Photovoltaic system design (stand alone and grid connected) and applications; Balance of system (BOS) with emphasis on role of storage batteries; Cost analysis, Case study for performance evaluation and problem identification in wide-spread commercialization of the technology.

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PH503: Nanophotonics

PH503:Nanophotonics3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

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PH504: Computational Nanoscience

PH504:Computational Nanoscience3-0-0-6Pre-requisites: Nil

Programming fundamentals, Flow Chart, plotting, fitting data, building new functions, and making iterations and loops.

Application on elementary numerical methods (e.g., Taylor-series summations, roots of equations, roots of polynomials, systems of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, integration). Applications in nanotechnology engineering.

Ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients. Boundary value problems and applications to quantum mechanics. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations. Numerical solution of partial differential equations.

Finite Difference Time-Domain Method: Optical Responses, advantage & disadvantage, Practical implementation, Numerical examples.

Finite element method: Introduction, Matrix form of the problem, Various types of finite element methods, Approximation of elliptic problems, Piecewise polynomial approach, One dimensional model problem.

Numerical schemes for nonlinear systems. Basic modelling and simulation. Relevant applications: optical, thermal, mechanical, and fluidic, and nanoscale devices.

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