Department of Physics VGU

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Physics provides an encouraging environment to clear the fundamental concepts of problem solving ability of students so that they become technocrats of caliber. The Department of Physics plays a unique and distinctive role in an Institute where the ethos of science and Technology prevails. The aim of the department is to provide high quality education in the field of Physics for the undergraduate students in various Physics courses. The department deals with the subjects namely, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English.

The Faculty of Physics is backed by a team of qualified and experienced faculty members and supporting staff for its smooth and efficient functioning by imparting quality education and training to the students.

Physics Department is envisioned to promote teaching and learning activities for shaping the undergraduates & post graduates in terms of academic and professional competence

           

As leaders in research, Physics faculty members work with students of all levels, our internationally-recognized faculty conduct groundbreaking research in material science and nanotechnology.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

Program Outcome and Program Specific Outcomes

 

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics Program Outcome (POs):

A graduate of the Physics Program will demonstrate:

PO 1: The graduates will become successful professionals by demonstrating logical and analytical thinking abilities.

PO 2: The graduates will work and communicate effectively in inter-disciplinary environment, either independently or in a team, and demonstrate leadership qualities.

PO 3: The graduates will engage in life-long learning and professional development through self-study, continuing education or professional and doctoral level studies.

PO 4: To impart students a broad outline of the methodology of science and will learn the important analytical and instrumental tools used for practicing science.

PO 5: Acquire knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the subject areas identified.

PO 6: Develop skills to evaluate, analyze and interpret the chemical information and data.

PO 7: Solve problems competently by identifying the essential parts of a problem and formulating a strategy for solving the problem.

PO 8: Think creatively (divergently and convergent) to propose novel ideas in explaining facts and figures or providing new solution to the problems.

PO 9: To develop student skill in critical thinking and analytical reasoning.

PO 10: To prepare the students to pursue higher studies and to develop sustainable innovative solutions for the nation.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics Program Specific Outcome (PSOs):

A graduate of the  Physics will demonstrate:

 

PSO1: A fundamental/systematic or coherent understanding of the academic field of Physics,

PSO2: Its different procedural knowledge that creates different types of professionals related to the disciplinary/subject area of Physics, including professionals engaged in research and development, teaching and government/public service;             

PSO3: Skills in areas related to one’s specialization area within the disciplinary/subject area of Physics and current and emerging developments in the fields of Physics.

PSO4: Demonstrate the ability to use skills in Physics and its related areas of technology for formulating and tackling Physics-related problems and

PSO5:  Identifying and applying appropriate physical principles and methodologies to solve a wide range of problems associated with Physics.

PSO6: Recognize the importance of mathematical modelling simulation and computing, and the role of approximation and mathematical approaches to describing the physical world.

PSO7: Plan and execute Physics-related experiments or investigations, analyse and interpret data/information collected using appropriate methods, including the use of appropriate software such as programming languages and purpose-written packages, and

PSO8:  Report accurately the findings of the experiment/investigations while relating the conclusions/findings to relevant theories of Physics.

PSO9: Demonstrate relevant generic skills and global competencies such as problem-solving skills that are required to solve different types of Physics-related problems with well-defined solutions, and tackle open-ended problems that belong to the disciplinary- area boundaries;

PSO10: Investigative skills, including skills of independent investigation of Physics-related issues and problems;

PSO11: Communication skills involving the ability to listen carefully, to read texts and research papers analytically and to present complex information in a concise manner to different groups/audiences of technical or popular nature;

PSO12: Analytical skills involving paying attention to detail and ability to construct logical arguments using correct technical language related to Physics and ability to translate them with popular language when needed;

PSO13: ICT skills; personal skills such as the ability to work both independently and in a group.

appreciation of intellectual property, environmental and sustainability issues; and promoting safe learning and working environment.

 

M. Sc. (Physics) Program Outcome (POs):

A Post graduate of the Physics Program will demonstrate:

PO 1:   Apply knowledge to solve the complex scientific problems and become competent professional at global level.

PO 2:  Identify, formulate and analyse advanced scientific problems on the basis of principles of science

PO 3: Conduct investigations of a complex problem using scientific knowledge for analysis and interpretation of the data.

PO 4:  Design experimental techniques and scientific tools for the extraction of experimental parameters and analysis of scientific-data

PO 5:  Apply contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, and cultural issues relevant to the science practices

PO 6:  Understand and demonstrate the scientific knowledge in environmental contexts for sustainable development animal biology is influenced by the different environments of their niches.

PO 7:  Understand ethical principles and responsibilities of a scientist to serve the society.

PO8: Communicate effectively through report writing, documentation and effective presentations.

PO 9:  Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, in multidisciplinary settings.

PO 10:  Engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of science and technological developments.

PO 11:  Enhance and adopt new skills for future employability in teaching and research through seminar, internship and dissertation.

PO 12:  Successfully compete at national and international level competitive examinations.

 

M.Sc. (Physics) Program Specific Outcome (PSOs):

A Post graduate of the Physics Program will demonstrate:

 

PSO 1: The aspirants who wish to study M.sc Physics would acquire deeper understanding of Physics subjects, competent and motivated to nurture in teaching and scientific research.

PSO 2: To provide general and scientific knowledge to the larger community

PSO 3: To design curriculum and teach theoretical and experimental Physics to meet out today’s scientific and industrial requirements. To cater the students with high level competence in Physics and employable.

PSO4: This Programme is designed in such a way that it can be conducted in the Open and Distance Learning mode to acquire specific skills and competencies.

PSO5: The Programme aims at inculcating Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes in the students. Empowerment of students in various functional areas of business is the learning outcome envisaged in this Programme.

PSO6: The learning outcomes include the development of knowledge and understanding appropriate to the area of business and reflect academic, professional and occupational standards required by the business sector.

PSO7: The learning outcomes incorporate generic transferable skills and. competencies, which can be acquired during the period of doing this Programme.

PSO8: The present program aims to train the students to acquire high level theoretical and experimental knowledge in Physics through learning the designed studies with high quality and significance in the distance education mode.

PSO9: Specifically, it is intended to facilitate the post graduates in Physics who are unable to learn higher level physics in regular mode. Also, to cope with the emerging scenario in the top-level industries, academic, research institutions and gain an appreciation of Physics in common life experience.

PSO10: The present Program learns to fundamental understanding of the field.

PSO11: The present program develops Skills in performing analysis and interpretation of data

PSO12: The present program learns Demonstrate Professional behavior with respect to attribute like objectivity, ethical values, self-reading, etc.

 

 

Faculty ListFaculty List

 

S.No.

Faculty Name

Qualification

Designation

1.

 Dr. Sushila

 

 

M. Phil. &  Ph. D.

HoD ,Associate Professor

2.

 Prof. R. K. Gupta

 

M.Sc.

Professor

3.

Dr. Subodh Srivastava

M.Sc.,Ph.D.

Pro Head , Dean R & D & Associate  Professor

4.

 Dr. Sumit Pokhriyal

 

 

M.Sc., M. Tech. & Ph. D.

Associate Professor

5.

Dr. Manu Faujdar

 

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

6.

Miss Akanksha Srivastava

 

M.Sc.

Assistant Professor

7.

Mr.  Yogesh Mahawar

 

Diploma & Graduation

Lab Tech

8.

Mr.  Sanjay Mendiratta

 

Graduation

Lab Tech

 

Laboratory

 

S.No.

Name of Labs

1

Thin film Lab

2

Material Science  Lab

3

M.Sc. Lab

4

B.Sc.  Lab

5

Optics Lab

6

Renewable energy Lab

7

SCI Lab

8

Nuclear Physics lab

9

Electronics lab

10

Thermal and statistical mechanics lab

11

Communication lab

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Sr. No.

Title of paper

Name of the author/s

Department of the teacher

Name of journal

Year of publication

ISSN number

1

Synthesis and spectral studies of lanthanide metal tetraaza macrocyclic complexes

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Materials Today: Proceedings 42, 1760-1765

2021

2214-7853

2

Low power, high- performance reversible logic enabled CNTFET SRAM cell

with improved stability

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Materials Today: Proceedings 42, 1617-1623

2021

2214-7853

3

Electrical studies of orthochromites HoCr0. 9TM0. 1O3

(TM= Fe and Mn)

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Materials Today: Proceedings 42, 1709-1712

2021

2214-7853

4

Natural pigments: Origin and applications in dye

sensitized solar cells

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Materials Today: Proceedings 42, 1744-1748

2021

2214-7853

5

Study of electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of metal oxide polymer composite in their bulk and layered forms

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28, 3880-3887

2021

 

6

A Complex Diffusion Based Modified Fuzzy C-Means Approach for Segmentation of Ultrasound Image in Presence of Speckle Noise for Breast

Cancer Detection

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Rev. d’Intelligence Artif. 34 (4), 419-427

2020

 

7

Efficient chemical vapour deposition and arc discharge system for production of carbon nano-tubes on a gram scale

Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Review of Scientific Instruments 90 (12), 123903

2019

 

8

Synthesis of 1-Copper, 2-Lead superoxide [Pb-O-Cu] Mixed Metal Oxide By Sol- Gel Technique,

Manu Faujdar,

Physics

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

2018

(ISSN-2349-5162),

9

Preparation of Cu-O-Zn superoxide by sol-gel technique,

Manu Faujdar ,

Physics

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

2018

(ISSN-2349-5162),

10

Preparation and Characterization of Zinc-Copper Oxide Doped PMMA films

Manu Faujdar

Physics

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

2020

ISSN 2250-3153

11

Raman and Florescence Spectra of Lead-Copper Oxide Doped PMMA Films

Manu Faujdar

Physics

International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET)

2020

ISSN: 2321-9653

12

Synthesis of 1-Copper, 2-Lead superoxide [Pb-O-Cu] Mixed Metal Oxide By Sol- Gel Technique,

Sushila

Physics

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

2018

(ISSN-2349-5162),

13

Preparation of Cu-O-Zn superoxide by sol-gel technique,

Sushila

Physics

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

2018

(ISSN-2349-5162),

14

Preparation and Characterization of Zinc-Copper Oxide Doped PMMA films

Sushila

Physics

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

2020

ISSN 2250-3153

15

Raman and Florescence Spectra of Lead-Copper Oxide Doped PMMA Films

Sushila

Physics

International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET)

2020

ISSN: 2321-9653

 

16

 

Thermoelectric properties of InSe and AlSe bilayer thin films

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

Physics

Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics (IJPAP) 57 (2), 101-

105

 

2019

 

17

 

Investigation of Mechanical and Optical Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Poly Methyl Methacrylate Nano Composites

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine 11 (1-2), 58-

62

 

 

 

2019

 

18

Comparative Study for the Synthesis of Graphene Oxide from Different Chemical Routes

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine 11 (1-2), 92-

94

 

 

2019

 

19

Comparative analysis of 6T, 7T conventional CMOS and CNTFET

based SRAM cell design

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine 11 (1-2), 3-

10

 

 

2019

 

20

 

Magnetic and dielectric studies of multiferroic perovskite HoCr0. 9TM0. 1O3

(TM= Fe and Mn)

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

 

Materials Research Express

 

 

2019

 

 

2053-1591

21

 

 

Study the Effect of Carbon Nanotube Alignment on Structural and Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotube/Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Composites

 

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

2164-6627

22

 

Selected Peer- Reviewed Articles from the 1st International Conference on Recent Trends in Environment Sustainable

Development (RTESD- 2018), Jaipur, India,

23–25 February, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

2018

 

 

 

 

 

2164-6627

 

23

 

 

Synthesis of Different Graphene Like Nano Materials Using Thermal and Chemical Exploitation of Graphite

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine

 

 

 

2018

 

 

 

2164-6627

24

 

Structural and surface modification of carbon nanotubes for enhanced hydrogen storage density

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

 

Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects

 

 

2018

 

 

2352-507X

25

Dielectric studies of

(x) NiFe2O4 + (1 − x) BaTi0.9Zr0.1O3 (where x = 0, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75 and 1)

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

2018

 

 

0094-243X

26

 

Effect of temperature on optical properties of PMMA/SiO2 composite thin film

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

2018

 

 

0094-243X

27

Characterization of

aluminum selenide bi- layer thin film

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

Physics

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

2018

 

0094-243X

28

Optical, mechanical and structural properties of PMMA/SiO2

nanocomposite thin films

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

 

Materials Research Express

 

 

2018

 

 

2053-1591

29

Bizarre dielectric anomalies in magnetoelectric composites of CoFe2O4 and BaTi0. 9Zr0. 1O3

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

 

Materials Research Express

 

 

2017

 

 

2053-1591

30

Synthesis, characterization and enhanced antimicrobial activity of reduced graphene oxide–zinc oxide nanocomposite

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

Materials Research Express

 

 

 

2016

 

 

 

2053-1591

 

31

Properties of nanostructure bismuth telluride thin films using thermal evaporation

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

Materials Research Express

 

 

2016

 

 

2053-1591

32

 

Role of interlayer spacing and functional group on the hydrogen storage properties of graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

 

 

 

2016

 

33

 

SHI induced defects in chemically synthesized graphene oxide for hydrogen storage applications

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

2014

 

 

0094-243X

34

Electrical, Structural

Properties of Tellurium Thin Films on Silicon Substrate

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

Physics

 

SKIT RESEARCH JOURNAL 2016

 

2014

 

SKIT journal

35

 

Optical and morphological properties of graphene sheets decorated with ZnO nanowires via polyol enhancement

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

0094-243X

36

Temperature dependence of gas sensing behaviour of doped PANI composite thin films

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

2014

 

 

0094-243X

37

Enhanced sensing by substituting polyaniline nanoparticles with nanofibers

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

AIP Conference Proceedings

 

 

2013

 

 

0094-243X

38

 

 

Optical and Structural Properties of Solution- Processed Polyaniline Composite Thin Films with C60 and Multi Wall Nanotube

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Advanced Electrochemistry

 

 

 

2013

 

 

 

2330-1546

 

39

 

 

Effect of sensitizers on H2S  sensing properties of ZnO nanowires

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials & Emerging Engineering

 

 

2013

 

40

Fabrication of Artificially Stacked Ultrathin ZnS/MgF2 Multilayer Dielectric Optical Filters

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

Physics

 

ACS Applied Materials & InterfacesVol. 5

 

 

2013

 

 

4872-4877

42

Mathematical modeling of steady MHD Casson fluid flow with stretching porous walls in existence of radiation, chemical reaction, and thermal diffusion

effect

 

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

Wiley

 

 

 

 

2021

 

43

Analytical study of fractional nonlinear Schrödinger equation with

harmonic oscillator

 

 

Sushila

 

 

Physics

 

Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series S

 

 

2021

 

 

1937-1632

44

An efficient analytical technique for time-fractional parabolic partial

differential equations

 

 

Sushila

 

 

Physics

 

 

Frontiers in Physics

 

 

2020

 

 

2296-424X

45

, Numerical computation of fractional Kersten- Krasil’shchik coupled KdV- mKdV System arising in multi-

component plasmas

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

AIMS Mathematics

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

2473-6988

46

An Efficient Computational Technique for Nonlinear Emden- Fowler Equations Arising in Astrophysics and

Space Science

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

In H. Dutta et al. (Eds.), CMES 2019,

AISC 1111

 

 

 

2020

 

 

47

Preparation and Characterization of Zinc-Copper Oxide Doped PMMA Films

 

 

Sushila

 

 

Physics

 

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

 

 

2020

 

 

2250-3153

48

Raman and Florescence Spectra of Lead-Copper OxideDoped PMMA Films

 

 

Sushila

 

 

Physics

International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET)

 

 

2020

 

 

2321-9653

49

Investigation of structural, optical, electrical and mechanical properties of di- methyl-tin-di- chloride PMMA

composite films

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Materials Today: Proceedings

 

 

 

2020

 

50

On the local fractional wave equation in fractal

strings

 

Sushila

 

Physics

 

Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences

 

2019

 

1099-1476

51

An efficient analytical approach for fractional equal width equations describing hydro- magnetic waves in

cold plasma

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Physica A

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

0378-4371

52

Optical, electrical and structural study of Mg/Ti bilayer thin film for hydrogen

storage applications

Y.C. Sharma

Physics

 

 

 

 

Materials Letters: X

 

 

 

 

2021

 

 

 

 

25901508

 

53

Effect of alternate layers of bi2te3-sb2te3 thin films on structural, optical and thermoelectric properties

 

 

 

Y.C. Sharma

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

Chalcogenide Letters

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

15848663

54

 

Synthesis and characterisation of CZTSe bulk materials for thermoelectric applications

 

 

Y.C. Sharma

Physics

 

 

 

Nanosystems: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

22208054

55

 

Investigation of structural, optical, electrical and mechanical properties of di-methyl-tin-di- chloride PMMA composite films

 

 

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials Today: Proceedings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22147853

56

 

Numerical computation of fractional Kersten- Krasil’shchik coupled KdV-mKdV system occurring in multi- component plasmas

 

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIMS Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24736988

57

An Efficient Computational Technique for Nonlinear Emden- Fowler Equations Arising in Astrophysics and Space Science

 

Sushila

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21945357

58

A hybrid computational approach for Jeffery–Hamel flow in non-parallel walls

 

Sushila

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Neural Computing and Applications

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

9410643

59

Study of Optical

properties of stannous chloride (SnCl2) doped Poly ether sulfone (PES) composite films

 

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

 

 

 

 

 

2018

 

 

 

 

 

2349-5162

60

A Comparative FTIR

Analysis of Stannous Chloride (SnCl2) Doped Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) and Poly Ether Sulfone (PES) Composite Films

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sushila

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2349-5162

61

Fabrication and

characterization of conjugated polymer P:PCBm Bulk heterojunction solar cell

 

 

 

Subodh Srivastava

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

 

 

Invertis Journal of Renewable Energy

 

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

2231-3419.

62

 

Mathematical Modelling of Steady MHD Casson Fluid Flow with Stretching Porous Walls in existence of Radiation, ChemicalReaction & Thermal Diffusion Effect

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sushila

Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authorea 16 Sep

2020 —

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

63

Investigation of

Mechanical and Optical Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Poly Methyl Methacrylate Nano Composites

 

 Subodh Srivastava

Physics

Advanced Science,

Engineering and Medicine, Volume 11, Numbers 1-2,

January 2019, pp.

58-62(5)

https://doi.org/10.11 66/asem.2019.2310

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

2164-6635

64

Tuning of Dielectric Properties in Ti-Doped Granular HfO2 Nanoparticles for High-k Applications

 Sumit pokhriyal

 Physics

Ceramics International

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.12.340

2022

0272-8842

 

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