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					I.I.T. KANPUR
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

Department founded in 1960 when Institute started

Present Strength
Faculty Research Staff Postdocs
Graduate Students : M.Sc. (Integrated) : M.Sc. (Two-Year) :

: : :

34 (38) + 4 + 2 2 ( 2)

Non-teaching Staff :

36 (36)
3 ( 3) 44 (65) 68 (95) 52 (59) 25 (26)

M.Sc.-Ph.D.(Dual) :

6-year Performance
Projects (in Rs. Lakhs approx)
Including those running currently

322 314 5
25 127

Publications in Journals
Web of Science data only

Books authored
including Hindi & English textbooks (MHRD)

Ph.D. Degrees (’99-’04) M.Sc. Degrees (’99-’04)

Research Areas
CME Condensed Matter Experiment
CMT Condensed Matter Theory HEP LP NPE High Energy Physics Theory Lasers & Quantum Optics Nuclear Physics Experiment

10
10 8 4 2

Teaching Programmes
Integrated M.Sc. (5 year) M.Sc. (2 year) M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) Graduate (Ph.D.) Core Teaching (M.Sc.,B.Tech.)

Interdisciplinary programmes

Strengths & Unique Features

• Wide range of International Collaborations

& Recognition

Humboldt Foundation DFG Fermilab, Chicago MPI, Dresden Argonne National Laboratory University of Cologne University of Kansas

NSF, USA CERN, Geneva KEK, Japan Brookhaven Natl. Lab AS-ICTP, Trieste University of Florida Texas A & M University

Indo-German exchange programme (DAAD)

Publications by Impact
Impact Category Impact Factor
> 4.0 3.0 – 4.0 2.0 – 3.0 1.0 – 2.0 < 1.0 TOTAL
2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 TOTAL Avg/person

A: High

2 3 9 12 9

5 11 10 17 22

2 8 8 16 13

7 6 5 22 7

3 3 7 24 10

4 11 14 23 5

23 42 53

1.0

B: Fairly high
C: Middle

1.7

2.1

D: Less
E: Low

114
66

4.6

2.6

35
1.4

55
2.2

47
1.9

48
1.9

47
1.9

78
3.1

310

12.4

Yearwise

Avg/person

2.3

Data taken from Web of Science up to August 2003

• Substantial Participation in Interdisciplinary programmes within IIT, Kanpur
 Laser Technology Programme  Materials Science Programme  Nuclear Engineering & Technology

 Bioscience and Bio-engineering Department

•M.Sc.Teaching of exceptional quality – now a brand
Brilliant & Successful Alumni: e.g. in MIT, Harvard, Caltech, Princeton, Chicago, UIUC, etc abroad in TIFR, BARC, IISc, IMSc, IOPB, HRI, CAT, IITs, IUCs etc. in India

Graduating Students
25 20 15 10 5 0 M.Sc.(5) M.Sc.(2) Ph.D.

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Some well-known Alumni
Behera, S.N; Choudhury, Debajyoti; Choudhury, Debashish; Dhar, Deepak; Gopakumar, Rajesh; Gupta, Anjan K.; Kar, Sayan; Kumar, Alok; Jain, Jainendra; Maharana, Jnan; Madhukar, A.; Minawalla. Shiraz; Narain, K.S.; Narayan, Onuttam; Nigam, R.S.; Pathak, K.N.; Raychaudhury, Arup K.; Sen, Ashoke; Senthil, T.; Sharatchandra, H.S.; Sharma, D.D.; Srivastava, Ajit M.; Verma, Harish C.; Wadia, Spenta R & many more…

Research in Condensed Matter Physics
• Physics of Conducting materials
• Superionic Conductors

• Disordered Transition Metal Alloys
• Physics of photonic and electronic materials • Novel Materials from Inorganic Semiconductors • New Focus on Organic Semiconductors & Photonics

• Molecular Electronics • Semiconductor defects
• Amorphous Semiconductors

Research in Condensed Matter Physics (contd.)
• Physics

at Low Temperatures:

• Disordered metallic systems
• Superconductors

•Complex systems:
• Statistical physics

• Nonlinear dynamics
• Atmospheric Physics • Soft matter and biological physics

Research in High Energy Physics
• Quantum Field Theory

• Non-covariant gauges
• Nonlocal theories • Renormalization Theory • Gravitation, Strings & Cosmology • Gödel Universe • Black holes • String theory

Research in High Energy Physics (contd)
• Particle Phenomenology • Electromagnetic Form Factors of proton

• Collider physics • Indirect searches for new physics • Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays

• Astrophysics
• Polarized Radiation from Distant AGNs

Research in Nuclear Physics
• Positron annihilation

• Mössbauer spectroscopy

Research in Laser Physics
• Non-linear Optics

• Laser Raman Spectroscopy • Laser Plasma Applications • Medical Physics

Special Thrust Areas

• Develop New Research Areas
–Nonlinear dynamics & complex systems –Soft matter, biophysics –Nanoscience & nanotechnology – Spintronics –Electronic & photonic materials –Strings, collider physics, QGP

• Faculty recruitment

• Strengthen PG Program: all areas
– Vigorous recruitment drive – Ensure timely completion & placement

• M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree Programme

• Development of Research Labs
–Experiments at liquid helium temperatures –SQUID and High Magnetic Field Labs –Pulsed laser deposition –Glancing-angle X-ray diffractometry –Ellipsometry –Positron annihilation –Picosecond plasma spectroscopy

• Community Service
–Design of School-level experiments –Training for Physics Olympiad

• Distance Education Program


				
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