D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Physics

Laboratories & Lecture Theaters

The Department has 5 lectures theaters with the largest being able to accommodate an audience of 200 and several tutorial/seminar rooms.

Seven well equipped laboratories specializing in Mechanics, Optics, Heat, Electricity, Electronics, Nuclear Physics and Computational Physics are available for teaching.

Research Laboratories in the fields of Semiconductors, Solid State Ionics, Ceramics, Polymers and Nuclear Physics caters to a large number of internal and visiting researchers.

The workshop, managed by the Department of Physics houses lathes, milling machines etc. necessary for metal and woodwork, and facilities for welding and glass blowing

Major Research Equipment

The major equipment available in the Department of Physics include:

  • Atomic Force Microscope (Veeco)
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (Fisher-Scope XAN)
  • Polarizing Microscope (Euro Max)
  • Gamma Spectrometer (Tl activated NaI Detector system)
  • Geiger Muller Counter
  • Solar simulator
  • Spectrophotometers
  • Impedance Gain Phase Analyzer
  • Complex Impedance Analyzer (HP 4192 )
  • Telescopes (including 10” LXD 75 Schmidt – Newtonian telescope
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