B.Sc. (Physics)

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The Department of Physics was established in the year 1993. As per the University rules the total intake of this department is 40 students. Every batch of students has been successful in academic and co-curricular activities. Our department has dedicated staff members who are experienced in the field of theoretical as well as experimental physics. The department has infrastructure to offer quality education and training. The objective of the department is that the students should be exposed to the current scientific scenario and latest technological developments in the field of physics.  The Course has been formulated in such a way that students become eligible for self-employment or higher education in various related fields. Students are focused to acquire the practical knowledge through modern and sophisticated lab equipments. The well equipped lab caters to the students to accomplish their mini and final year projects with the intention that they will be inducted to many placement drives.


Our Vision  is committed to impart quality education both in teaching as well as research and development with special emphasis on ‘learning by doing’ for socio-economic growth. It is to build a foundation for the excellence and growth of the institution as a premier one.

Our Mission is to expand the frontiers of fundamental physics research, to educate the next generation of scientific and educational leaders, and to produce an impact on the younger community, the distinguished history and tradition.

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  • Thin films
  • Ultrasonics
  • Crystal growth
  • Nanomaterials.

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Name Institute/University


1 S. Hussain Bharathidasan 2018
2. R. Gopalakrishnan Bharathiar University 2015

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S. Hussain

1.    S. Hussain, K. Sathiyaraj, J. Joseph Prince, ‘Tunability of ZnO Optical Band on Varying Zn2+ Concentration’, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET),Volume 2 Issue X, October 2014.

2.   S. Hussain, J. Joseph Prince, ‘Electrical and Photo sensitive studies of SILAR deposited Cd doped ZnO films’, International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy, and Materials. (Under review)

3.  S. Hussain, J. Joseph Prince, ‘Transition of zinc oxide from its n-type to p-type via copper injection’, Advances in Applied Science Research. (Communicated)

4. S. Hussain, J. Joseph Prince, ‘Modification of Photo response and Current-field characteristics on Cd and Cu impurified ZnO films’ Progress in Theoretical and Applied Physics. (Communicated) 

    5.  S. Hussain, K. Sathiyaraj, J. Joseph Prince, ‘Optical, Electrical and FTIR studies on (Cd, Cu) co-doped ZnO thin films’, Archives of Physics Research. (Communicated)


R. Gopalakrishnan

1.      R. Gopalakrishnan, M. Abdur Rahman, K. Kavitha., Structural, morphological and optical properties of Co doped ZnO nanoparticles prepared by co-precipitation method, JASC, DOI:16.10089.JASC.2018.V6I3.453459.1150103122.

2.      M. Abdur Rahman, R. Gopalakrishnan, P. Maheswari., Rare Earth Metal ion (Ce and Nd) – doped NiO Nanoparticle prepared by co-precipitation method,  JASC, DOI:16.10089.JASC.2018.V6I3.453459.1150103120.

3.      M. Abdur Rahman, R. Radhakrishnan, R. Gopalakrishnan., Structural, Optical, Magnetic and antibacterial properties of Nd doped NiO nanoparticles prepared by co-precipitation method, J. Alloys.Compd  742 (2018) 421-429.

4.      R. Gopalakrishnan, S. Muthukumaran, Nanostructure, optical and photoluminescence properties of Zn1-xNixO nanoclusters by co-precipitation method, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron 24 (2013) 1069-1080.

5.      S.Muthukumaran, R.Gopalakrishnan, Structural, optical, FTIR and photoluminescence properties of Zn0.96-xCo0.04CuxO (x = 0.03, 0.04 and 0.05) nanopowders, Physica B 407 (2012) 3448–3456.

6.      S. Muthukumaran, R. Gopalakrishnan, Structural, FTIR and photoluminescence studies of Cu doped ZnO nanopowders by co-precipitation method, Optical Materials 34 (2012) 1946–1953.

7.      S. Muthukumaran, R. Gopalakrishnan, Structural, optical and photoluminescence properties of Zn1−xCexO (x = 0, 0.05 and 0.1) nanoparticles by sol–gel method annealed under Ar atmosphere, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 62 (2012) 193-200.

8.      S. Muthukumaran, R. Gopalakrishnan, Structural, optical and photoluminescence studies of heavily Mn-doped ZnO nanoparticles annealed under Ar atmosphere, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron. 23 (2012) 1393–1401.



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