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Department Of Physics

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Objectives / Vision / Mission

  • To develop the minds of the students by inculcating motivation for learning fundamentals at all levels UG.PG and research.
  • To promote such minds to develop / innovate existing or emerging technologies for future needs.
  • To develop qualities focusing human values using rational thinking.
  • To lay emphasis on moral and spiritual values.

History / Timeline

Course Year of affiliation
UG 1948
PG 1958
M. Phil 2008
Ph.D 2004

Highlights of the curriculum

  • The Research Centre and PG department of Physics is well known for teaching as well as research in the region.
  • The department offers B.Sc. and M.Sc., M.Phil. in physics and Ph.D. programme in condensed matter physics, Crystallography and thin film Physics and Spectroscopy.
  • The department has been awarded and funded to the tune of Rs. 21 lakhs through the FIST programme of DST, utilizing which various laboratory instruments and research facilities have been established including a computer laboratory.
  • Value added courses and skill based courses are offered for UG and PG students to enhance employment opportunity.
  • For PG the research project is quintessential part of the course which is not only integral in passing the course but also develops the student capability to work independently and think critically.

Skills Imparted

  • Lab techniques in handling instruments
  • Practical training in household electrical wiring and handling electrical appliances
  • Programming skills are part of the curriculum
  • Course in Microprocessor enables software programming
  • Course in energy harvesting introduces the student to utilize various renewable energy resources.
  • Mobile phone servicing and laptop servicing

Carrier opportunities

Curriculum is designed to enable the students to be employed in industries, technical institutions, research centers and information technology institutes viz., ISRO,BARC,VSSC,SAC,SHAR,MCF.

Infrastructure

Laboratories:

Spacious, well equipped, versatile laboratories separately for UG, PG and ancillary students.

Library:

The department has a lending library with around 2000 books which are distributed to UG and PG students.

Class Rooms:

The class rooms are spacious providing ambient atmosphere for teaching and learning.

Equipments:

Equipments leading to research viz.,

  • Tubular furnace (1600°C)
  • Programmable furnace (1000 °C)
  • Vacuum pumping system
  • High Intensity Torch with Oxygen and Indane Gas cylinders
  • Spin coating machine for thin film
  • Digital Keithley multimeter
  • Electronic balance
  • DC Electrical Conductivity Measurement Set up
  • Dielectric Constant Kit
  • Curie Temperature Apparatus
  • Thermal Conductivity Measurement apparatus
  • Networked Computer lab : Ten nodes, one server and a multifunction printer
Software:

Salient features/USP

  • Students are exposed to research at PG level in various fields like Materials Science, Crystallography, Thin film Physics, Spectroscopy and Nano technology.
  • Department offers Certificate Courses which focus on vocation and skill development.
PSO For B.Sc. Physics
PSO For M.Sc. Physics

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After successful completion of the programme the graduate will

PEO1 To produce graduates with ethical values and professional skills who excel in the competencies in the rapidly evolving global community and contribute or the development of the society.
PEO2 To motivate the students to prepare for competitive examinations and pursue higher education in the reputed institutions globally with focus on research and development.
PEO3 To endow the students with critical and analytical thinking, problem solving skills which will equip them to become entrepreneurs.
PEO4 To promote capacity to work effectively in diverse teams in classroom, and in laboratory.
PEO5 To enhance the digital efficiency to use computation and appropriate softwares, e-library to retrieve and evaluate Physics information.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

At the end of the programme, the students will be able to

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES Graduate Attributes
PSO1 Demonstrate a fundamental/systematic or coherent understanding of the academic field of physics its different core learning areas like Classical, Statistical and Quantum mechanics, Electro Magnetic theory, Modern optics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear and Particle Physics and also in applied areas like spectroscopy, Instrumentation, Electronics and Communication and also in non domain areas of interest to the students. Knowledge in core competency
PSO2 Apply the principles of mathematical modelling and the power of computation to describing the physical world. Problem analysis
PSO3 Plan and execute physics related experiments or investigations analyze and interpret data/information collected using appropriate methods including the use of appropriate software such as programming languages and purpose – written packages, and report accurately the findings of the experiments/investigations while relating the conclusion/findings to relevant theories of physics. Design and development of solution for complex problems
PSO4 Apply skills in areas related to his specialization within the disciplinary area of physics and also in current and emerging developments in the field of physics. Modern tool usage
PSO5 Demonstrate relevant generic skills and global companies such as
(i) 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-are boundaries;
(ii) Investigate skills, including skills of independent investigation of physics-related issues and problems; (iii) 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;
(iv) 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;
(v) ICT skills; (vi) Personal skills such as the ability to work both independently and in a group.
Individual and team work, project management, communication,Life long learning

Faculty (Aided Stream)

AIDED FACULTIES
Name Designation Date of Join Area of Specialization Profile
Dr.R.Saravanan Associate Professor & Head 14/06/2000 Condensed matter physics, Crystallography, Materials science ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.J.Suresh Principal & Associate Professor 20-02-1997 Crystal growth & Crystallography ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Dr.M.Prema Rani Associate Professor 20/06/2001 Condensed Matter Physics ProfileVidwan ProfileGoogle Scholar Link
Prof.V.Meenakshi Sundaram Assistant Professor 02/03/2007 THIN FILM Profile
Prof.T.Vivekanandan Assistant Professor 21.02.2008 THIN FILMS Profile
Prof.S.Sivaramakrishnan Assistant Professor 21.02.2008 THIN FILMS Profile
Dr.M.Kavitha Assistant Professor 25/2/2008 Material Science/Thin film NanoScience / SolarCell Application Profile
Prof.G.Gowri Assistant Professor 11/02/2008 Spectroscopy Profile
Dr.K.Neyvasagam Associate Professor Into service: 14.08.1992 @ Madura college: 09.11.2012 Thin film characterization Profile
Dr.R.Vishnu Priya Assistant Professor 16.06.16 Crystallography Profile
Dr.J.Sivasubramanian Assistant Professor in Physics 16/06/2016 Spectroscopy Profile
AD-HOC FACULTIES
Name Designation Area of Specialization Profile
Prof.M. Venkateshan Assistant Professor Crystal growth & Crystallography Profile
Prof.V.Seenivasan Assistant Professor Profile

Faculty (SF Stream)

SF FACULTIES
Name Designation Date of Join Area of Specialization Profile
Dr.P.Pandi Co-ordinator 01.09.2012 Materials Science and Nanotechnology Profile
Dr.S. Angayarkanni Assistant professor 1.07.2010 Thin films Profile
Prof.S.Ramakrishnan Assistant Professor 16.07.2015 Nano technology Profile
Prof.S.Abirami Assistant Professor 21-06-2017 Electronics Profile
Dr.M.Revathi Assistant Professor 01-07-2005 Nano Physics Profile
Dr.M.Megala Assistant Professor 15.11.2019 Computational Physics Profile

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UG Syllabus

2017-2020 Batch

2020 OBE

PG Syllabus

2021 OBE

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S.NO TITLE OF THE ACTIVITY DATE (S) BENEFICIARIES
1. National Seminar on “Contemporary Physics” 15.12.2017 PG Students of the Department of Physics & Research Scholars
2. Extension Programme for School students at Arulmigu Andavar Subramania Swamy Girls Hr. Sec. School 11.01.2018 Arulmigu Andavar Subramania Swamy Girls Hr. Sec. School students
3. Physics - Club Activity 16.02.2018 Department students
4. Extension Programme for School students at Arulmigu Andavar Subramania Swamy Girls Hr. Sec. School 8.10.2018 & 31.10.2018 Arulmigu Andavar Subramania Swamy Girls Hr. Sec. School students
5. Physixplorer 2018 21.12.2018 Department students
6. National Seminar on “Material for technological Applications” 11.01.2019 PG and UG Students of the Department of Physics & Research Scholars
7. Guest Lecture on Origin of quantum physics and physics before F=ma 9.02.2019 PG and UG Students of the Department of Physics
8. Guest Lecture on Role of nano dimension solar cells and concentrating photo voltaic (CPV) solar technologies in harvesting clean energy – A Bird’s eye view 22.07.2019 PG and UG Students of the Department of Physics
9. SahaDay and Physics Exhibition 04.10.2019 PG and UG Students of the Department of Physics
10. National Seminar on Experimental and Observational Physics 20.12.2019 PG and UG Students of the Department of Physics & Research Scholars
S.No Name of the student with Reg. No Company / Organization where placed Designation Date of Appointment
1 AJITH KUMAR J
2015PMC002
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
2 ANANDHAN E
2015PMC003
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
3 BHARATH SUNDAR
2015PMC005
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
4 DEVIKA K
2015PMC006
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
5 DINESH KUMAR S
2015PMC008
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
6 HARI VISHNU S K
2015PMC013
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
7 KANNAN P
2015PMC016
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
8 KARPAGA RANI S
2015PMC015
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
9 MAHESHWARAN M
2015PMC021
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
10 MONESH BABU B
2015PMC023
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
11 MUTHUKUMAR G
2015PMC024
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
12 MUTHU KUMAR R
2015PMC026
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
13 PARVATHI R S
2015PMC030
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
14 RUDHRA S
2015PMC026
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
15 SARAUAMA KUMAR M
2015PMC037
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
16 RAJA PANDY P
2015PMC039
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
17 SHEERIN N
2015PMC041
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
18 SOMA SUNDARAM R
23015PMC043
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
19 SOWMIYA S
2015PMC044
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
20 TAMIL SELVAN U
2015PMC046
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
21 THENNARASAN M
2015PMC048
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
22 VENKATESH B
2015PMC049
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
23 YASHVANT G G
2015PMC052
Alien Global Services Business Development Executive 11-06-2018
24 ANANTHAN E
2016PMC003
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
25 BHARATH SUNDAR P
2015PMC005
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
26 DINESH KUMAR S
2015PMC008
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
27 HARI VISHNU S K
2015PMC013
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
28 MAHESWARAN M
2015PMC021
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
29 MONESH BABU B
2015PMC023
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
30 MUTHUKUMAR G
2015PMC 022
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
31 MUTHU KUMAR R
2015PMC024
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
32 PRAVEEN KUMAR M
2015PMC032
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
33 BAJAPANDY P
2015PMC034
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
34 SARAVANA KUMAR M
2015PMC037
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
35 SOMASUNDARAM R
2015PMC043
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
36 THENNARASAN M
2015PMC048
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
37 VENGADESH B
2015PMC049
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
38 YASHWANTH G G
20156PMC052
Grameenkoota Financial Services Training 18-04-2018
39 KOWSALYA DEVI A V K M
2011PGP021
State Government VAO 05-12-2019

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