Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi
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Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Physics

Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Physics

 

Courses Offered

Course Intake Duration Eligibility
M.Sc. 30 Four Semester (2 Years) B. Sc with Physics
M.Phil. 15 One year (Full time)
Two years (Part time)
M.Sc. (Physics)
Ph.D. 10 Minimum 3 years
Maximum 5 years
M.Sc. (Physics)

 

Fee Structure: (See Fee Notification)

 

Course Outline (M.Tech.)

I Semester II Semester
1.1 Classical Mechanics 2.1 Statistical Mechanics
1.2 Quantum Mechanics - I 2.2 Atomic & Molecular Physics
1.3 Electrodynamics 2.3 Elements of Nuclear Physics
1.4 Mathematical & Computational Physics 2.4 Elements of Solid State Physics
Pr 1.5 Nuclear, Optics & Computers Pr 2.5 Nuclear, Optics & Computers
Pr 1.6 Solid State, Electronics & Computers Pr 2.6 Solid State, Electronics & Computers
III Semester IV Semester
3.1 Applied Physics 4.1 Quantum Mechanics - II
3.2 Mathematical & Computational Physics 4.2 Electronics & Instrumentation
3.3 Solid State / Nuclear Physics 4.3 Solid State / Nuclear Physics
3.4 Material Sc. / Biophysics 4.4 Material Sc. / Biophysics
Pr 3.5 Nuclear, Optics & Computations Pr 4.5 Solid State, Electronics, Computations
Pr 3.6 Solid State, Electronics, Computations Pr 4.6 Solid State, Electronics, Computations

 

Faculty

S. No. Name / Phone No. / E-mail Designation Qualification Specialization
1 Dr. P.S. Naik
+91 9480094961 (R)
+91 9448186744 (Cell)
psnaik1@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc., Ph.D, DHE Solid State Physics and Electronics
2 Dr. R. D. Mathad
+91 8472 246500 (R)
+91 9880887154 (Cell)
unirdm@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. Nuclear, Condensed Matter, Plasma & Biophysics
3 Dr. T. Sankarappa
+91 8472 247114 (R)
+91 9448405817 (Cell)
sankarappa@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc, M.Phil.,
Ph.D. (England)
Solid State, Materials Science & Low Temp Physics
4 Dr. S.M. Hanagodimath
+91 8472 245252 (R)
+91 9448812698 (Cell)
smhmath@rediffmail.com
 Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. Nuclear/Energy and Condensed Matter Physics
5 Dr. V.M. Jali
+91 8472 265843 (R)
+91 9845633050 (Cell)
vmjali@rediffmail.com
 Professor  & Chairman M.Sc., Ph.D. Solid State Physics & Materials Science
6 Dr. Basavaraja Sannakki
+91 8472 247120 (R)
+91 (Cell)
sannakki@rediffmail.com
Reader M.Sc., Ph.D. Solid State Physics and Materials Science
7 Dr. B.R. Kerur
+91 8472 246639 (R)
+91 9448213160 (Cell)
kerurbrk@hotmail.com
Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. Nuclear, Radiation and Energy Physics
8 Dr. M.V.N. Ambika Prasad
+91 8472 249530 (R)
+91 94448405817 (Cell)
pasad1_amb@rediffmail.com
Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. Conducting Polymer Composites and polymer electrolytes

 

Thrust Area

1. Energy loss of charged particles in matter
2. Plasma instabilities in inertial confinement fusion
3. Electronic excitation energy transfer in fluorescent systems
4. Laser induced energy transfer and dye lasers
5. Bimolecular investigations and radiation biophysics
6. High energy electron energy loss in cross-linking polymers
7. Transport properties in low dimensional semiconductors
8. Radiation resistant ferroelectrics and ceramics
9. Scattering of x-rays near absorption edges
10. Electric and magnetic properties of thin films
11. Studies on Glasses

 

Research Projects

On going
S. No. Title of the Project Name of the Principle Investigator Funding Agency Duration Amount sanctioned in Lakhs
1 Development of Electron Spectrometer as a user facility at the Microtron Centre, M’lore   BRNS, DAE   10.00
2 Synthesis, characterization and radiation response of Nano ferroelectrics and Nano ferrites Dr. V.M. Jali BRNS, DAE Mumbai, India 2009 - 2012 20.65
Completed
S. No. Title of the Project Name of the Principle Investigator Funding Agency Duration Amount sanctioned in Lakhs
1 Development of Stellar Photometric Observation Dr. P.S. Naik DST 3 Years 05.00
2 High energy electron irradiation and energy loss in cross-linking polymers Dr. R.D. Mathad BRNS, DAE 2004 - 2007 10.00
3 Development of Radiation resistant Ferro electric films for memory devices Dr. V.M. Jali BRNS, DAE 2004 - 2007 11.88
4 Electronic and magnetic properties in granular films Dr. T. Sankarappa DST 2004 - 2007 25.80
5 Resonance scattering of X-rays near absorption edges Dr. B.R. Kerur BRNS, DAE 2004 - 2007 22.25
6 Radiation effects on low thermal expansion ceramics Dr. V.M. Jali NSC, UGC 1998 - 2002 05.00

 

Research Publications / Books

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Research Guidance

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Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized

1. Workshop on Experiments in Nuclear Physics by UNIV / NUCLEONIX in 1986
2. Workshop on UG Physics Curriculum by UGC / UNIV in 1994
3. Workshop on MHD / Plasma Instability by UGC / UNIV in 1994
4. School in Astronomy and Astrophysics by IUCAA in 1994
5. Refresher Course in Physics by UGC in 1995
6. Refresher Course in Physics by UGC in 1997
7. Refresher Course in Physics by UGC in 1997
8. Refresher Course in Physics by UGC in 1998
9. Refresher Course in Physics by UGC in 2000
10. Seminar on Major Landmarks in Physics by UGC / UNIV in 2000
11. Workshop on Experiments with Lasers by UGC / LASERTECH in 2001
12. National Seminar and Café Scientifique in Celebration of "World Year of Physics 2005" by UGC / UNIV in 2005
13. Seminar on Physical Sciences for PG Students by KSTA in 2007

 

Facilities Available

Spectrophotometer; LCR high-tester; Polymer Film Making Equipment; Celestron Telescope with photometer and CCD camera, Vacuum quoting unit, Nano voltmeter, Ferroelectric hysteresis Analyzer, Canberra X-ray detector, Electrical analytical balance and Furnace with temperature controller.

 

New

A new course in M Sc biophysics is offered starting from the Academic Year 2001-02. The Department of Physics, perhaps, is the first in the state under the universities to start an innovative and multidisciplinary program in Biophysics. For information on this program contact Prof Dr R D Mathad, Course-in-Charge for Biophysics