Department of Physics

Research Activities

Sl. No Name of Faculty and Designation Title of Project Cost (in Lakhs): Funding Agency: Duration/ Year Status
1 Prof. P. S. Gupta, Professor and Dean (F & P) Ultra-thin film using Langmuir-Blodgett Apparatus with applications as gas sensor 6.00 UGC 2011-14 Ongoing
2 Prof. P. S. Gupta, Professor and Dean (F & P) Preparation and characterization of oxide and fatty acid thin films. (Collaborative Project) 1.05 UGC DAE, Indore 2011-14 Ongoing
3 Prof. P. S. Gupta, Professor and Dean (F & P) Development of room temperature Sensors for methane using carbon Nanotubes and nanofibres 14 Coal S&T 2005-08 Completed
4 Prof. P. S. Gupta, Professor and Dean (F & P) Laser holographic study of rocks and minerals 3.50 AICTE 1995-99 Completed
5 Name of Faculty and Designation: Prof. A. Basu, Professor Movements of Rocks in Rotary Breaker 0.50 TATA Completed
6 Prof. J. Manam, Professor and ADSW UGC-Special Assistance Programme (SAP), Thrust Area: Materials Science 68.50 UGC 2009-14, 5 Years Ongoing
7 Prof. J. Manam, Professor and ADSW Luminescence studies of borate compounds 4 AICTE 1998-02, 04 Years Completed
8 Prof. A. K. Nirala, Professor and HOD Ultra High resolution Retinal imaging of Living Eye through Adaptive Optics. 41.65 DST 2007-10 Completed
9 Prof. A. K. Nirala, Professor and HOD Measurement of localized and overall temperature profile of an axisymmetric flame using laser speckle photography 6.72 UGC 2001-04 Completed
10 Dr. S. K. Sharma, Associate Professor Optical spectroscopic studies of rare earth doped molybdate phosphors 20.94 DST 03 years/ 2011-14 Ongoing
11 Dr. S. K. Sharma, Associate Professor Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposite thin films for optoelectronic applications 7.0 UGC-DAE, Indore 03 Years/ 2013-16 Ongoing
12 Dr. S. K. Sharma, Associate Professor Structural and luminescence studies of undoped and doped Y2O3 nanophosphors induced by swift heavy ions 7.43 UGC 03 Years/ 2010-13 Completed
13 Dr. Vineet Kumar Rai, Associate Professor Temperature sensor based on upconversion of the embedded emitters 6.80 UGC 3 Years/ 2011-14 Ongoing
14 Dr. Vineet Kumar Rai, Associate Professor Optical properties of rare earth doped heavy metal oxide glasses 19.88 DST 2009-12 + extension with six months Completed
15 Dr. B. K. Antony, Associate Professor Investigation of electron scattering phenomena in biological and environment sensitive molecules 20.00 DST 3 years/ 2013 Sanctioned
16 Dr. B. K. Antony, Associate Professor Electron impact scattering cross sections for molecules of environmental and importance: A theoretical study 6.79 UGC 3 Years/ 2011 Ongoing
17 Dr. B. K. Antony, Associate Professor Electron induced collision and ionization of technologically relevant atoms/molecules – A theoretical study 11.94 DST 3 Years/ 2010 Completed
18 Dr. B. K. Antony, Associate Professor Total cross section calculations for electron impact with atoms and molecules applied to technological plasma 1.00 ISM 2 Years/ 2010 Completed
19 Dr. A. K. Kar, Associate Professor Scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy of metallic and semiconducting nanostructures 10 ISM 3 Years Ongoing
20 Dr. V. K. Singh, Associate Professor Photonic Crystal Fiber: Designing and characterization for applications in optical communication & sensors 9.54 UGC 3 Years/ 2011-14 Ongoing
21 Dr. Pankaj Mishra, Assistant Professor Density functional theory of structure and properties of colloidal dispersions in external fields 7.53 UGC 2011-14 Ongoing
22 Dr. Pankaj Mishra, Assistant Professor Density functional theory for freezing transitions and properties of inhomogeneous systems Cost (in Lakhs): 15.47 Funding Agency: DST Duration/ Year: 2013-16 Status: Ongoing Sl. No.: 23 Name of Faculty and Designation: Dr. R. B. Choudhuary, Assistant Professor Title of Project: An Investigation on the Electrical, Electronic and Optical Properties of Conductive Polymers and their Mechanisms of Action 7.0 ISM 2011-14 Ongoing
24 Dr. Kaushal Kumar, Assistant Professor Studies on rare-earth ions doped upconversion nano-phosphors as optical sensors 23.28 DST 03 Years/ 2013-15 Ongoing
25 Dr. P. M. Sarun, Assistant Professor Development of MgB2 based conduction cooled superconducting current leads with high critical current for cryogenic devices 23 DST 03 Years/ 2013-15 Sanctioned
26 Dr. R. Thangavel, Assistant Professor Design and Fabrication of Metal Oxide based Transparent Thin Film Transistor 22 DST 03 Years/ 2013-15 Sanctioned
27 Dr. Prashant K. Sharma, Assistant Professor Development of Hybrid Polymer – Nanoparticle Based White Light Emitting Diodes (WLEDs) Cost (in Lakhs): 25 (approx) 25 DST 3 Years/ 2013-15 Sanctioned
28 Dr. Prashant K. Sharma, Assistant Professor Hybrid Nano-composites Optoelectronic and Photovoltaics Applications 10.0 ISM 3 Years/ 2013-15 Ongoing