Under the Corporate Management of Malankara Orthodox Church Colleges, Pathanamthitta - Kerala - India.

Department of Physics

Department of Physics - Catholicate College Pathanamthitta

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics is making unique strides in all the aspects of higher education from infrastructure to teaching, research and meeting the aspirations of our learners. The department was established in the year 1960 with Degree course. Department offers two P.G course in Physics with specialization in Material Science and Electronics. The up gradation of the department as Research Centre is a recognition for its significant contribution in the fields of teaching and research. The department also owns a UGC sponsored Add-on course in 'Computer technology'.

MISSION OF OUR DEPARTMENT

To advance knowledge and learning through Quality Research and Education for the Nation and the Humanity.

VISION OF OUR DEPARTMENT

To be an internationally renowned Department of Higher learning in Research, Innovation, Publication and Teaching.

OBJECTIVES/GOALS

  • Academic Excellence
  • Facilitation of Infrastructural facilities
  • Innovations in research
  • Provide academic advising and placement
  • Resource Generation

Commencement of the first Post Graduate course was on 1968. M.Sc. Physics with specialization in Material science was started in 1999.The department has been approved as a research centre in 2009. Highly qualified and dedicated faculty, well-stocked library, state-of-the art laboratories and networked computer Lab with Internet connection. We had an array of eminent persons in the teaching faculty who helped the department to accomplish the current status. The department maintains a departmental library. It has 2017 books in Physics. The central library has a collection of 6000 books in Physics. The library also subscribes to 14 journals.

It will strive hard to promote inter-disciplinary/multi-disciplinary research, industry oriented research. Teachers are actively involved in research activities and give proper guidance and promote the students in research activities. Two students submitted Ph.D thesis and two students are doing their Ph.D. under this department. Students from various colleges and other departments are also doing their M.Sc. dissertation under this department. Several research papers were published by faculty members and students in international and national journals. Faculty members and students also presented papers in international and national conferences. The thrust areas are Photonics, Nanomaterilas, Nano colloids, Crystal growth, Thin films, Atmospheric Science and Statistical Physics. The department has collaboration for research with the following institutes: ISRO, Raman Research Institute (RRI), International school of Photonics (ISP) CUSAT, SPAP M.G.University, RRLTrivandrum. The department is equipped with computer, UG and PG laboratories. Department hosted two national seminars, one workshop on basic electronics, Science Expo 2014, Prof. N G Kunjachen Memorial Lecture, Chandra Din Celebration, A one day seminar on ‘’Research methodology in Physics and Astronomy, UGC Sponsored National Seminar On Optics And Optoelectronic Devices, Curie Day Celebration, Science day 2016 celebration and various science activities for the last two years.

Department of Physics congratulates our students who qualified CSIR – UGC NET Examination, GATE 2014, National level PG admission Entrance Examinations and M G University Rank holders. Reshmi P, M.Sc. Physics (Electronics) qualified CSIR-UGC NET Examination. VidyaV , M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in engineering (GATE 2014). Jiji Varghese, Soumya Elizabeth Varghese and Roshna S secured Ist, IInd and IIIrd ranks respectively in M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) Examination (M.G. University, 2012 -13). DayalG(D3 Physics) secured Ist Rank in Pondicherry University PG Entrance Examination 2014 and IInd Rank CUSAT CAT 2014 Examination. Sisma Samuel (D3 Physics) achieved 4th Rank in Kerala University PG Entrance Examination and 9th Rank NIT PG Entrance Examination 2014. Ashish Anil (D3 Physics) secured 11th Rank CUSAT CAT Examination. Ashis Anil, D3 physics secured sixth place in All Kerala Physics Talent Search Examination, 2013 conducted by the Academy of Physics Teachers, (APT) Kerala. Pallavi Krishnan, Akhila R S, Thasneema M Kabeer and Sisma Samuel (D3 Physics) also got higher ranks in CUSAT CAT 2014 Examination. Jifi Jose (D3 physic) Got second rank in M.G university BSc examination 2015. Recently one of student Risa Mariam Philip (D3 physics) got a SPEI International students visiting fellowship (2016) to attend an international conference in Belgium

Major research instruments in the Department

  • Ultrasonic interferometer (Mittal)
  • Crystal Growth Apparatus
  • He- Cd Laser (Kimmon Koha, Japan)
  • He- Ne Laser (25 –LHR – 111 -230)
  • DPSS Laser (Coherent)
  • Lock –in – amplifier
  • Muffle Furnace
  • LCR Q meter
  • Metallurgical Microscope with Camera Magnetic Stirrer

International Collaboration

  • International Society For Optics And Photonics (SPIE), Bellingham, Washington, USA
B.Sc. Physics
Chemistry & Mathematics
M.Sc. Physics
Material Science
M.Sc. Physics
Electronics
Ph.D in Physics
...
Computer Courses
Add-on Course
Additional Facility
Daniel Mar Philoxenos Memorial learning Resource Centre
A well established department library has more than 2000 books regarding various academic topics.
The department has 2 UG and 4 PG class rooms
Science Theatre

Department Achievements


List of publication of faculties

Sl. No. Name of the Faculty Title of the Paper Name of the Journal, Vol, Page, ISSN No National / International h -index / Impact Factor / SCOPUS / SJR / SNIP / NAAS Year

1

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Modulating fluorescence quantum yield of highly concentrated fluorescein using differently shaped green synthesized gold nanoparticles

Journal of Luminescence 172 (2016) 39–46

International

IF –2.2

 

2016

2

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Shape dependent heat transport through green synthesized gold nanofluids

. Journal of Physics D: Appl. Phys. 2015, 48, 335301 1-7.

International

IF – 2.367

 

2015

3

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Tailoring of optical properties of fluorescein using green synthesized gold nanoparticles

Phys. Chem. Chem.Phys. 2015, 17, 1581315821.

International

IF –4.4

 

2015

4

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal-lens probing of the enhanced thermal diffusivity of gold nanofluid-ethylene glycol mixture

J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 119 453-460

International

IF – 2.367

 

2014

5

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Silver nanoparticle assisted urine sugar

determination using thermal lens spectroscopy”

 

Meas.Sci.Technol. 25 (2014)

115701(4pp). 1.49

International

IF – 1.49

 

2014

6

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal lens probing of distant dependent fluorescence quenching of Rhodamine 6G by silver nonoparticles.

Journal of Luminescence 137: 225- 229.

International

IF – 2.367

SJR – 0.809

2013

7

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal-lens study on the distance dependent energy transfer from Rhodamine 6G to gold nanoparticles.

International Journal of Thermophysics341982-1992.

International

h-index- 44

SJR – 0.45

2013

8

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Silver nanoparticle size–dependent measurement of quantum efficiency of Rhodamine 6G.

Applied Physics 113: 581-587.

International

h-index- 90

SJR – 1.16

2013

9

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermo-optic characterization of Neodymium/nickel doped silica glasses prepared via sol-gel route

SpectrochimicaActa Part A: Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy 98: 474-478

International

IF – 2.129

SJR – 0.628

2012

10

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Effect of Annealing Temperature on the Thermo-Optic Properties of Holmium Doped Silica Glasses Prepared by Sol-Gel Method Optics: Phenomena, Materials, evices, and characterization

AIP Conf. Proc. 1391: 158-160.

International

-

2011

11

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Photo thermal characterization of nano gold under conditions of resonant excitation and energy transfer

Plasmonics 5: 63

International

h-index- 26

SJR – 1.23

2010

12

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal characterization of nanoZnO incorporated natural rubber latex

Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7755

International

 

2010

13

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal diffusivity measurements of dental resin using photoacoustic technique

IEEE,1-4244-1355: 311-314

International

 

2009

14

Dr.Achamma Kurian

Thermal characterization of nanofluids using laser induced thermal lens technique

Proc. SPIE, Vol 7393

International

 

2009

15

Dr. George Varughese

Optical band gap of Wurtzite Zinc sulphide doped with Lanthanam Ion.

Advanced Materials Research 622: 752-756.

International

h-index- 16

SJR - 0.14

2013

16

Dr. George Varughese

Electrical conductivity and dielectric properties of Potassium sulphamate single crystal.

Cryst. Res. Technol. 46 (10): 1027-1034.

International

h-index- 43

SJR - 0.53

2011

17

Dr. George Varughese

Electrical conductivity of sulfamic acid single crystals.

Cryst. Res. Technol., 13: 1-4.

International

h-index- 43

SJR - 0.53

2010

18

Dr. George Varughese

Detection of elastic and electrical conductivity anomalies in Potassium sulphamate single crystal.

Physica-B, 405: 1813-1816.

 

International

IF – 1.276

SJR- 0.625

2010

19

Dr. George Varughese

Anisotropy in elastic properties of Lithium sodium sulphatehexahydrate single crystal- an altrasonic study.

Bull. Mater. Sci. 32(6): 621-626.

International

IF – 0.870

2009

20

Dr. George Varughese

Elastic study of Potassium sulphamate crystal using ultrasonic pulse echo overlap technique.

Solid state communications, 149: 645-647.

International

h-index- 93

SJR – 0.87

2009

21

Dr. George Varughese

Elastic constant measurements of super ionic LiKSO4: Na single crystals.

Cryst. Res. Technol. 44 (3) 300-304.

International

h-index- 43

SJR - 0.53

2009

22

Dr. M.J. Kurian

Stability of magnetosonic waves in an anti- loss cone plasma.

Indian J. Phys. (10): 12648.

National

IF-1.785

2013

23

Dr. M.J. Kurian

Low frequency electromagnetic wave in a multi- ion plasma.

Indian J. Phys. 84(3): 319-324.

National

IF-1.785

2010

24

Dr. M.J. Kurian

Stability of electrostatic ion cyclotron waves in a multi- ion plasma.

 

Pramana Journal of Physics, 73(6): 1111-1122.

International

-

2009

25

Dr. George Varughese

Optical band gap of Wurtzite Zinc sulphide doped with Lanthanam Ion.

Advanced Materials Research 622: 752-756.

International

h-index- 16

SJR - 0.14

2013

26

George Thomas

Atmospheric methane mixing ratio in a South Indian coastal city interlaced by wetlands.

Procedia Environmental Sciences 21: 4-15. ISSN: 1878-0296.

International

 

2014

27

George Thomas

Analysis of urban heat island in Kochi, India, using a modified local climate zone classification.

Procedia Environmental Sciences, 21(2014),3 -14. ISSN: 1878-0296.

International

 

2014

28

George Thomas

Ground level volume mixing ratio of methane in atropical coastal city

Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Vol184, N62 4(2012), 1857-1863, 9,ISSN 0167-6369

International

h-index- 52

SJR – 0.68

2012

29

George Thomas

A Study of Urban/Rural Cooling Rates in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

The Journal of Indian Geophysical, Union16(1): 29-36

National

IF – 0.6

2012

30

George Thomas

Urban Heat island in a Coastal City Interlaced by Wetlands

Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering 5: 234- 240, ISSN 1934-89332

International

h-index- 19

SJR – 0.12

2011

31

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Morphological and Structural Investigations of ZnONanorods Transformed to ZnONanotubes

Knowledge of Research Section A: Physical Science. A2: 77-81

International

 

2015

32

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Raman Study of ZnONanorods and Doped with Mn Ions Grown by Hydrothermal Method

Knowledge of Research Section A: Physical Science A2: 59-62

International

 

2015

33

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Gaussian confinement of Phonons in Cds nanoparticles

AIP Conf. Proc. 329: 1349

International

IF – 2.305

2011

34

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Dielectric relaxation behavior of CdS nanoparticles and nanowires

J. Mater. Sci. 46: 4646-4653

International

h-index- 101

SJR – 0.62

2011

35

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Dielectric behavior and transport properties of ZnOnanorods

Physica B Condensed Matter 406 (2011) 3023-3029

International

h-index- 69

SJR – 0.62

IF– 1.276

2011

36

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Correlated Barrier Hopping in ZnO nanotubes

AIP conference Proceedings

International

IF – 2.259

2011

37

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Correlated Barrier Hopping in ZnOnanorods

Journal of Applied Physics, 109: 113702

International

h-index- 220

SJR – 0.77

2011

38

Dr.Soosen Samuel .M

Correlated Barrier Hopping in Cds nanoparticles and nanowires

Journal of applied Physics 109: 084314

International

h-index- 220

SJR -0.77

IF – 2.259

2011

39

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Optical Properties of Al doped ZnOnanorods

AIP Conf. Proc. 1391: 555

International

IF – 2.259

2011

40

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Optical properties of CuO nanoparticles

AIP Conf. Proc. 1391: 576

International

IF – 2.259

2011

41

Dr.Soosen Samuel M.

Optical phonon confinement in Zn Onanorods and nanotubes

Indian Journal of pure and applied Physics 48: 703-708

International

h-index- 21

SJR – 0.38

2010

42

Dr. Soosen Samuel M.

 

Optical properties of ZnO nanoparticles

SB Academic Review ISSN: 0973-7464.

National

 

2009

43

Dr.Dhanya I.

A Novel Method for the Preparation of Colloidal Silver Nano Particles Using Some Indian Spices

Knowledge of Research A2: 82-84

International

 

2015

44

Dr.Dhanya I.

Tert-Butyl 2,3 Naphthalocyanine Thin Films For Laser Window Applications

Knowledge of Research 1(1): 20-23

International

 

2014

45

Dr.Dhanya I.

The Impact of Substrate heating on size effect in TTBNc Thin Films

Advanced Carbon Materials1:1-8

International

 

2014

46

Dr.Dhanya I.

A study on the thermodynamics of grain growth in R.F Magnetron Sputtered NiO Thin films

Journal of Coatings

ISSN 2356-7236

International

h-index- 29

IF – 0.310

2013

47

Dr.Dhanya I.

Structural studies on nano pours naphthalocyanine thin films

 

Synergia-Journal of Collaborative Research: Catholicate Journal

International

-

2013

48

Dr.Dhanya I.

Surface morphological, structural, electrical and optical properties of annealed Vanadyl Tetra-Tert-Butyl 2, 3 Naphthalocyanine thin films

Vacuum 86: 1289-1295

International

h-index- 53

SJR – 0.61

IF – 1.530

2012

49

Dr.Dhanya I.

Low temperature effects on electrical and optical properties of vacuum annealed Zinc Tetra-Tert-Butyl 2,3 Naphthalocyanine thin films

Journal of Nano and Electronic Physics426-432 ISSN 2077-67723 (2011)

International

h-index- 4

SJR – 0.19

2011

50

Dr.Dhanya I.

Annealing effects on electrical, optical and structural properties of semiconducting transparent tetra- tert-butyl 2,3 naphthalocyanine thin films

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 357: 3631-3636

International

IF – 1.540

2011

51

Dr.Dhanya I.

Determination of optical conductivity and different optical energy losses for non-crystalline Vanadyl tetra tert -butyl 2,3 Naphthalocyanine thin films

American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings

1391: 114-115

ISSN 0094-243XE

International

IF – 1.01

2011

52

Dr.Dhanya I.

Effect of thickness on structural and optical properties of tetra- tert-butyl 2,3 naphthalocyanine thin films

E- Journal of Chemistry, 8(4): 1686-1695

International

IF – 0.484

2011

53

Dr.Dhanya I.

Low temperature effects on electrical and optical properties of TTBNc thin films

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 356: 160-164

International

IF – 1.54

2010

54

Dr.Dhanya I.

Optical and electrical characterization of tin (II) 2,3- naphthalocyanines thin films coating containing agglomerated spherical particles

Physica B, 405: 4556-4560

International

h-index- 69

SJR – 1.01

IF – 1.327

2010

55

Dr.Dhanya I.

Optoelectric properties of amorphousTert-Butyl substituted Zinc Naphthalocyanine thin films

Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials- Rapid communication 4(12): 2085-2087

ISSN 1842-6573,

International

h-index- 9

 

2010

56

Raji Koshy

Effect of vacuum annealing on the optoelectric and morphological properties of F16CuPc thin films

E-Journal of Chemistry 9(1): 294-300

ISSN: 0973-4945

International

IF – 0.4

2012

57

Raji Koshy

Influence of air Annealing and gamma ray irradiation on the optical properties of Cl16FePc thin films

E-Journal of Chemistry 9(4): 2439-2445

ISSN: 0973-4945)

International

IF – 0.4

2012

58

Raji Koshy

Optoelectric properties of thermally evaporated ClAlClIPc thin films

Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics 3(1): 521-528

ISSN No: 2077-6772

International

-

2011

59

Raji Koshy

Determination of thermal activation energy and grain size of Iron hexadecachlorophthalocyanine thin films

Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics 3( 3): 36-41

(ISSN No: 2077-6772)

International

-

2011

60

Raji Koshy

Studies on the fabrication and characterization of heat treated Copper hexadecafluorophthalocyanine thin films

International Journal of Materials Sciences 4(6): 745-754

ISSN 0973-4589

 

International

-

2009

61

Anoop P. D.

Collective Excitations of a Quasdi 2-D BEC : Beyond Mean Field Theory

European Physical Journal

67: 67-70

 

International

IF – 1.5

2013

62

Anoop P. D.

Sundials: Ancestors of our Clocks

Resonance:

Vol.1: 29-37

International

h-index- 3

SJR – 0.15

IF – 0.6

2011

63

Anoop P. D.

Effect of Gravity on the Collective Excitations of a Quasdi 2-D BEC

Communications in Theoretical Physics 56 (4): 669-671

International

h-index- 33

SJR – 0.46

IF – 0.6

 

2011

64

Dr.Raneesh B.

Physical Science, Structural and Optical Characterization of CdSe/Eu3+/Tb3+ Doped TiO2-ZrO2 Matrices

Knowledge of Research Section A : †, 2015, A2, PP.63-70. ISSAC PUBLICATIONS, ISSN: 2394-4234

International

 

2015

65

 

Structural and optical studies of Eu3+/nanocrystallites doped titania–zirconia hybrids

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615( 2014) Pages 188-193, ISSN: 0925-8388,

International

(Impact Factor: 2.999)

2014

66

 

Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of Sm3+ / CdSNanocrystallites in Sol–Gel TiO2-ZrO2 Matrix,

Journal of Electronic Materials 12 / 2013; 43(2), Pages 447-451, DOI: 10.1007 / s11664 - 013 - 2913 - 4, ISSN: 0361-5235

International

(Impact Factor: 1.68).

2013

67

 

Structural and Optical Studies of Tb3+ / CdSeNanocrystallites Doped in Titania-Zirconia Matrices

nternational Journal of Semiconductor Science & Technology. ISSN 0975-6493 Volume 4, Number 1 (2013), pp. 11-22

national

 

2013

68

 

Synthesis Of Pure Anatase TiO2 Nanocrystals In SiO2 host and the determination of crystal planes by Image J

Materials Letters - Vol. 65 - Issue 4 - 2011 - pp. 664-666, ISSN : 0167-577X.

International

(Impact Factor: 2.68).

2011

69

 

Grain size dependent magnetoelectric coupling of BaTiO3 nanoparticles, ,,

RSC Advance., 6 (2016)7886,

International

Impact Factor = 3.84

2016

70

 

Room temperature Magnetic Studies of phase pure (BiFeO3-NaNbO3)-(P(VDF-TrFE)) Nanocomposite films prepared by spin coating

International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6 ( 2015) 66-75

ISSN 2229-5518

International

Impact Factor = 3.8

2015

71

 

Magnetic and Optical Limiting (short pulse and Ultrafast) Studies in Phase Pure (1-x)BiFeO3-xNaNbO3 MultiferroicNanocomposite Synthesized by Pechini Method

 

RSC Advance 5 (2015) 67157-67164 Impact Factor = 3.84

International

Impact Factor = 3.84

2015

72

 

Positron annihilation spectroscopic studies of Mn-substitution-induced spinel - tetragonal transformation in ZnFe2(1-x)MnxO4 (x=0-2) nanocrystallites

Philosophical Magazine 95 (2015) 4000-4022,

International

Impact Factor = 2.23

2015

73

 

Cr3+ substitution effects in nanocrystalline spinel oxide ZnFeO4 and their studies by Positron Annihilation and Mossbauer Spectroscopies

RSC Advance 5 (2015) 64966-64975.

International

Impact Factor = 3.84

2015

74

 

Composition-Structure-Physical Property Relationships of Multiferroic Hexagonal ErMn1-xCrxO3 (R=Er, Y) Nanoparticles

RSC Advance 5(2015)12480, Impact

International

Factor = 3.84

 

75

 

Size dependent nonlinear optical absorption in BaTiO3 nanoparticles

 

Chemical Physical Letter,625 (2015) 58-63

International

Impact Factor = 2.08

 

 

76

 

Formation of nano-sized yttria in a DC plasma reactor and its characterization

 

Journal: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 99 (2015) 1 10. 1109 / TPS. 2015 . 2433395

International

Impact Factor = 1.101

 

77

 

Magnetoelectric properties of multiferroic composites (1-x)ErMnO3-xY3Fe5O12 at room ,

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 611 (2014) 381-385.

International

Impact Factor = 2.72

 

78

 

Structural and magnetic properties of geometrically frustrated multiferroic ErMnO3 nanoparticles

 

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 551 (2013) 654–659

International

. Impact Factor = 2.72

 

. 2013

 

79

 

Effect of Gamma radiation on the structural, dielectric and magnetoelectric properties of hexagonal nanostructured YMnO3

 

Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 89 (2013) 28–32.

 

International

Impact Factor = 1.37

2013

80

 

Size-Dependent Thermal properties of muliferroic ErMnO3 nanoparticles by using Photopyroelectric technique

 

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 579 (2013) 243–248.

International

Impact Factor = 2.72

2013

81

 

Nonlinear optical absorption studies of sol–gel derived Yttrium Iron Garnet (Y3Fe5O12) nanoparticles by Z-scan technique

 

Ceramics International, 38 (2012) 1823–1826.

International

Impact Factor = 2.08

2011

82

 

Detailed X-ray diffraction and photoluminescence studies of Ce doped ZnOnanocrystals

Journal of Alloys and Compounds Volume 509, Issue 20, 2011, 5942-5946.

ISSN- 0925-8388,



 


International

Impact factor-2.390

2011

83

 

Synthesis and spectral study of Al doped Zinc oxide Nanocrystals

International Journal ofNanotechnology and Applications, Volume 5, No.3, (2011) 263-272.

ISSN-0973-631X

International

Impact factor-1.7629

84

 

Morphological and Optical properties of Cadmium Oxide Nanowires

Journal of Pure Applied and Industrial Physics Volume1, Issue 1, 2011, 1-6

ISSN-2229-7596

International

Impact Factor = 2.72

85

 

Structural and spectral aspects of Cerium doped ZnONanocrystalsAchamma George, Suchinder. K Sharma, M.M. Malik, M.S.Qureshi

 

Journal of Pure Applied and Industrial Physics Volume 1, Issue 1,2011,15-19.

ISSN- 2229-7596

International

Impact Factor = 2.08

Student’s achievement

RANK HOLDERS

2014-15

IInd Rank Bsc Physics -Jifi Jose

2012-13

Ist Rank - M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) - Jiji Varghese

2011 -12

Ist Rank - M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) - Divya K V

2010 -11

IInd Rank - M.Sc. Physics (Electronics) - Remya A Nair

Ist Rank - M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) – HaleenaHabeeb

2009 -10

Ist Rank - M.Sc. Physics (Material Science) - SeethaLekshmi M S

IIIrdRank in M.Sc. Physics (Electronics) - Anju Ravi

Major Achievements of Students
  • Risa Mariam Philip (D3 physics) got a SPEI International students visiting fellowship (2016) to attend an international conference in Belgium
  • Risa Mariam Philip (D3 Physics) got IASC, INSA-NASI summer research fellowship
  • Suja Vargheese (D2, physics) Got selection for short term course in basic physics IIT kanpur
  • Alisha Mary Manoj (D2 physics) got selected for the national intiative on under graduate sicence (NIUS) physics exposure and enrichment camp held at homibhabha centre for science for science education (TIFR)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2014)

Vidya V , M.Sc. Physics (Material Science)

CSIR- UGC NET

  • Jisha Ann Abraham, M.Sc. Physics (Electronics, 2010)
  • Reshmi P, M.Sc. Physics (Electronics, 2013)


 

All India Physics Talent Search Examination

  • Suja Varghese, D1 Physics – 14th (2014)

All Kerala Physics Talent Search Examination

  • Bismi Bharudeen,D3 physics-27th place (2015)
  • Suja Varghese, D2 Physics – 23th place (2015)
  • Suja Varghese, D1 Physics – 14th place (2014)
  • Ashish Anil, D3 physics – 6th Place (2013)
  • Dayal G, D3 physics – 45th place (2012)

PG ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

Jifi Jose (D3 Physics 2015)

  • II Rank - MG University PG Entrance Examination

Ashish Sasidharan(D3 Physics 2015)

  • III Rank CUSAT CAT Examination

Dayal G (D3 Physics 2014)

  • II Rank - Pondicherry University PG Entrance Examination
  • II Rank CUSAT CAT Examination

Sisma Samuel (D3 Physics 2014)

  • 9th Rank NIT PG Entrance Examination

Ashish Anil (D3 Physics 2014)

  • 11th Rank CUSAT CAT Examination
Recognized Research Journal Published by the Department

International journal “Knowledge of Research” as a special edition published 20 peer reviewed papers presented in National Seminar on “Optics and Opto electronic Devices “ conducted by department during 26—28 Feb 2015

Research Labs

  1. Photonics Research Lab
  2. Crystalline Material Research Lab
  3. Nano Science Research Lab

Major Research Projects

  • Dr.Achamma Kurien secured a major project, [KSESTE-002/SRSPS/07/CSTE/2012-13] of worth Rs.15 Lakhs for the proposal “Investigations on application of photo thermal effects in material science and bio photonics”

UGC-Minor Research Projects

  • Prof.George Thomas - secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “Effect of Urbanization on the Build up of Urban heat island in Tropical cities.”
  • Dr.Soosan Samuel secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “Green Synthesis of ZnO Nano rods by Using the Plant Extract of Calycopteris Floribunda(Roxb.)Lam.”
  • Dr.Raji Koshi secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “ Estimation of the optical Parameters and Conduction Mechanism in Gamma irradiated Annealed PHTHALOCYANINE Thin Films.”
  • Prof.Anoop P D secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “Theoretical Studies On the Dependence of The Dynamics of A Quasi 1 Dimensional Bose Einstein Condensate On its Thermal Cloud”.
  • Prof.Asiths C Nair secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “AC Conduction Mechanism of ZnO Nanorods Doped with Transition Metals (Mn ,Ni)
  • Prof.Sajith Babu S secured a UGC aided Minor project for the proposal “Study on the dependence of Earth’s Magnetic field components (HD&Z) on Local Time, Season, Latitude and Solar Activity During Quiet and Disturbed Periods And Their Modeling”.
  • Dr. Dhanya I secured a UGC aided Minor project of worth Rs. 1,45,000/- for the proposal “Defect level conduction studies on naphthalocyanine thin films”.

International Travel Support

  • Prof. George Thomas secured Rs. 1 Lakh as International Travel Grant from Science Education and Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India to attend Urban Environmental Pollution Conference held at Beijing, China in 2013.

Ph.D. Thesis Awarded Thesis Advisor – Dr. Achamma Kurain

  • Shemeena Basheer - Optic Characterisation of nanofluids using Laser induced thermal lens spectroscopy - submitted to M.G. University on 21th October 2013.
  • B. Rajesh Kumar – Tunable thermo – optical properties of fluids using nanoparticles – submitted to M.G. University on 7th November 2013.

Books Published

  1. Prof.M.G.Thomas(Rtd) - 3 books
  2. Dr.Valsamma M Samue (Rtd) - 1 book
  3. Dr.M.George (Rtd) 8 books

Research Guides

  1. Dr.Achamma Kurien
  2. Dr.George Varughese

Departmental Events

  • A two day seminar on the topic science and technology, driven innovations (25th-26th February 2016)

    Department of Physics

  • FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF PHYSICS

    Department of Physics

  • SOLACE

    Department of Physics

  • Curie Day Celebration

    Department of Physics

  • SCIENCE EXPO-2015

    Department of Physics


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