Periyar University, Salem

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Department of Physics

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics was established in 2004. We are offering Ph.D, M.Phil. and Post Graduate courses under Choice Based Credit System. Faculty members are actively involved in Teaching and carrying out Research on thrust areas. Department of Science and Technology has recognized the Departmental academic and research activities and offered grant under FIST programme. The Post Graduate courses laboratories are fully equipped and advanced practicals are included in the curricula. The UGC is supporting our Department through NON-SAP Programme. We have also established a center for Nano Science & Technology and Solar Energy funded by Government of Tamil Nadu. The UGC shortlisted the SAP – DRS – I proposal of the department.

Courses Offered :

=> M.Sc. Physics
=> M.Phil. Physics
=> Ph.D. Physics

Activities :

Department Activities :
=> Carrying out research on thrust areas by obtained grants from funding agencies
=> Periodically conducting conferences/seminars/workshops
=> Conducting special lectures / Invited Talks by Eminent Scientists
=> Ph.D. under University Research Fellowship (URF), INSPIRE, RGNF Schemes
=> Industrial Visit and Educational Tour

Extension Activities :
=> NET/SLET/ GATE Coaching
=> Summer fellowship Programme
=> Analytical facilities extended to other University Departments and Affiliated colleges
=> Collaborative research activities
=> Science exhibitions
=> NSS Scheme

Facility :

=> Powder XRD , FT-IR , UV-VIS-NIR,PL spectrophotometers
=> Dielectric Equipment, Phase Sensitive Multimeter
=> Czochralski, Vertical Bridgeman set up for metallic single crystal growth
=> Ultrasonic interferometer and Diffractometer
=> XYZ Micropositioners, Solar cell fabrications (DSSC)
=> Thin film coaters, various types of Furnaces
=> Deep freezers, Cluster Computing facility
=> Zeeman effect, Hall Effect, Four Probe
=> Lasers with fiber optical benches
=> Cambridge crystallographic database (CSD)
=> Computing Laboratory with internet facility

Department of Physics
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu

Contact No : 0427-2345766 (Ext.No : 246, 247)


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