School of Physical Sciences
The school of Physical Sciences hosts research on several topics of experimental and theoretical physics.
A summary of these are listed below:
- Charge carrier dynamics in glasses, polymers and oxide ion conductors has been correlated with microscopic lengths of dynamics and network structure.
- Organic electronics, Solar cells based on hybrid perovskites and inorganic semiconductors, Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of 2D transition metal dichalogenides and their heterostructures, topological insulators, spintronics.
- Magnetic, electric transport, dielectric, and structural properties of materials focusing various functional properties of magnetism such as multiferroics, magnetocaloric effect, exchange bias effect.
- Doping mechanism and electrical transport, photoluminescence, and photoconductivity properties of metal oxide-based thin films, nanostructures, and nanocomposites for applications in transparent conducting oxides, luminescent devices, resistive switching, and photodetectors.
- Magneto-structural instability in transition metal based solids including ferromagnetic shape memory alloys and multiferroic oxides. Ground state magnetic properties of transition metal oxides with novel low dimensional crystal structure and geometrically frustrated systems.
- Quantum materials for applications, Magentism and spintronics, Multiferroics& Ferroelectrics, Epitaxial growth of thin films/heterostructures, Device physics of multifunctional materials, Interface and Surface science.
Non-Equilibrium dynamics, Quantum spin systems, Topological materials, Electronic structure of novel materials, Magnetic systems, Superconductors, Ultracold atoms.
Dark Matter, Physics beyond the standard model, Supersymmetry, Higgs phenomenology, Collider Physics, Flavor Physics, Lattice QCD.
String Theory, Gauge-gravity duality, Extra-dimensional theories, Supergravity, Braneworld Phenomenology, Cosmology and Blackholes.