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AC DATED: 07.05.2013

ANNEXURE-7

FOUR YEAR

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

(Effective from Academic Year 2013-2014 onwards)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTROPHYSICS

UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

DELHI

2

PREAMBLE TO THE PHYSICS COURSES

Based on the nature of the discipline and internationally accepted norms, the structure and syllabi for

the physics undergraduate courses have been designed to provide a substantive engagement with the

discipline for students choosing physics as a major subject in the 4-year Honours programme, a well-

rounded education in physics for those choosing it as a minor subject, and suitably graded

accomplishments in physics for students who choose to pursue the programme for three years or two

years only. The programme is addressed to a large and heterogeneous student population with varied

career aims while retaining academic rigour, with a stress on the understanding of concepts and their

application to concrete problems. Final written examinations will be primarily problem based while

laboratory and project work will evaluate students experimental skills, innovation and team work.

Under four year programme, there would be 18 Discipline-I (DC-I) papers and 4 Applied course (AC)

papers related to core, advanced and applied Physics. In addition, two papers related to Research

methodology and dissertation are also compulsory during 7

th

and 8

th

semester.

Discipline-I (DC-I) theory courses

All courses in semesters 1-6 form the backbone of the discipline of physics, with successive semesters

building upon the material covered earlier. Semesters 7-8 contain more advanced courses. All these

courses are based on 4 lectures +1 student presentation per week. It is expected that applications

and problems relating to the theory will be covered partly in lectures and partly through student

presentations, for which some topics have been suggested in few papers at the end. The 'suggested

study' section constitutes either examples that illustrate the concepts, or offer simple extensions of

the same, which can be offered as assignments/ classroom exercises/presentation topics. The student

presentations are expected to be based on solving problems in groups of 4 or 5. The 4-year program

with Discipline-I (DC-I) as Physics has 4 papers of Mathematical Physics (I to IV) one in each year,

which are equivalent to the contents of 4 papers of Mathematics with special emphasis on solving

physics problems.

DC-I Laboratory courses

Following the best international practice, physics laboratory courses are independent courses. The

effort will be to move away from set and kit-based experiments to investigative work. All these

courses in 1

st

to 4

th

semesters and 7

th

to 8

th

semesters are of 8 periods (4 x 2) per week, whereas of 12

periods (4 x 3) per week during 5

th

to 6

th

semester.

Applied Courses

The applied courses are all hands on courses in the laboratory involving computational and

experimental work that are designed to provide skills useful for diverse scientific and engineering

disciplines as well as industry. All these courses are based on 3 periods per week in the laboratories.

Discipline-II (DC-II) theory courses

These courses have designed for the student who does not intend to specialize in physics as a major

subject but nevertheless would like to have a broad basic education in physics that can be built upon.

While the level of mathematics assumed is considerably lower than that in the DC-I courses, it is

recommended that students opting for these have studied Science and Mathematics at the Class XII

level. There are 6 papers of Physics under DC-II having two groups as Group-I and Group-II comprising

of three papers each. All these courses are based on 4 lectures +1 student presentation per week.

Each course has an associated laboratory of 4 periods per week.

3

Course Structure (4-Year undergraduate program for Physics)

Sem. DC- I AC DC- II

I Mathematical Physics-I (4 +1)

Mechanics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-I (4 +4)

II Thermal Physics (4 +1)

Electricity and Magnetism (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-II (4 +4)

III Mathematical Physics II

Digital Systems and Applications

Physics Lab.-III (4 +4)

Computational Physics I

(3)

Thermal Physics (4+1)

Physics Lab.-I (4)

IV Waves and Optics (4 +1)

Elements of Modern Physics (4+1)

Physics Lab.-IV (4 +4)

Computational Physics II

(3)

Mechanics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-II (4)

V Mathematical Physics III (4 +1)

Quantum Mechanics and

Applications-I (4+1)

Analog Systems and Applications

(4+1)

Physics Lab.-V (4 +4 +4)

Embedded System:

Introduction to

microcontroller (3)

Electricity and Magnetism

(4 +1)

Physics Lab.-III (4)

VI Electromagnetic Theory (4 +1)

Solid State Physics (4 +1)

Statistical Mechanics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-VI (4 +4 +4)

Applied Optics (3) Digital, Analog Circuits

and Instrumentation (4+1)

Physics Lab.-IV (4)

VII Mathematical Physics IV

Quantum Mechanics and

Applications II (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-VII (4 +4)

Research Methodology/Dissertation

Optics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-V (4)

VIII Physics of Devices and Instruments

(4 +1)

Classical Dynamics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-VIII (4 +4)

Dissertation

Modern Physics (4 +1)

Physics Lab.-VI (4)

Group-II

Group-I

4

Discipline Course-I (Physics)

Year-1

Semester-I

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-IA Mathematical Physics-I 4 +1 100

Physics-IB Mechanics 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-I

Physics Lab.-IA

Physics Lab.-IB

4

4

50

50

Semester-II

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-IIA Thermal Physics 4 +1 100

Physics-IIB Electricity and Magnetism 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-II

Physics Lab.-IIA

Physics Lab.-IIB

4

4

50

50

Year-2

Semester-III

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-IIIA Mathematical Physics-II 4 +1 100

Physics-IIIB Digital Systems and Applications 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-III

Physics Lab.-IIIA

Physics Lab.-IIIB

4

4

50

50

Semester-IV

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-IVA Waves and Optics 4 +1 100

Physics-IVB Elements of Modern Physics 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-IV

Physics Lab.-IVA

Physics Lab.-IVB

4

4

50

50

5

Year-3

Semester-V

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-VA Mathematical Physics-III 4 +1 100

Physics-VB Analog Systems and Applications 4 +1 100

Physics-VC QuantumMechanics and Applications-I 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-V

Physics Lab.-VA

Physics Lab.-VB

Physics Lab.-VC

4

4

4

50

50

50

Semester-VI

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-VIA Electromagnetic Theory 4 +1 100

Physics-VIB Solid State Physics 4 +1 100

Physics-VIC Statistical Mechanics 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-VI

Physics Lab.-VIA

Physics Lab.-VIB

Physics Lab.-VIC

4

4

4

50

50

50

Year-4

Semester-VII

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-VIIA Mathematical Physics-IV 4 +1 100

Physics-VIIB QuantumMechanics and Applications-II 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-VII

Physics Lab.-VIIA

Physics Lab.-VIIB

4

4

50

50

Physics Research Methodology/Dissertation 4 +1 +4 150

Semester-VIII

Papers Periods/week Marks

Physics-VIIIA Physics of Devices and Instruments 4 +1 100

Physics-VIIIB Classical Dynamics 4 +1 100

Physics

Practical-VIII

Physics Lab.-VIIIA

Physics Lab.-VIIIB

4

4

50

50

Physics Dissertation 150

6

Applied Courses (Physics)

Sem. PAPERS

(in the laboratory in interactive mode)

Periods/

week

Marks

III PHY-AC-I Computational Physics-I 3 100

IV PHY-AC-II Computational Physics-II 3 100

V PHY-AC-IIIA Embedded System: Introduction to microcontroller 3 100

VI PHY-AC-IVA Applied Optics 3 100

Discipline Courses-II (Physics)

Sem. Papers Periods/week Marks

III

Physics-1: Thermal Physics

Physics Lab.1: Thermal Physics Lab.

4 +1

4

100

50

IV Physics-2: Mechanics

Physics Lab.2: Mechanics Lab.

4 +1

4

100

50

V Physics-3: Electricity and Magnetism

Physics Lab.3: Electricity and MagnetismLab.

4 +1

4

100

50

VI Physics-4: Digital, Analog Circuits and& Instrumentation

Physics Lab.4: Digital, Analog circuits & Instruments Lab.

4 +1

4

100

50

VII Physics-5: Optics

Physics Lab.5: Optics Lab.

4 +1

4

100

50

VIII Physics-2: Modern Physics

Physics Lab.6: Modern Physics Lab.

4 +1

4

100

50

Group I

Group II

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DISCIPLINE COURSE-I (PHYSICS)

PHYSICS-IA: MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS-I

The emphasis of the course is on applications in solving problems of interest to physicists. The

students are to be examined entirely on the basis of problems, seen and unseen.

Calculus:

Recapitulation: Limits, continuity, average and instantaneous quantities, differentiation. Plotting

functions. Intuitive ideas of continuous, differentiable, etc functions plotted as curves. Approximation:

Taylor and binomial series (statements only). First Order Differential Equations and Integrating Factor.

(6 Lectures)

Second Order Differential equations: Homogeneous Equations with constant coefficients. Wronskian

and general solution. Statement of existence and Uniqueness Theorem for Initial Value Problems.

Particular Integral. (11 Lectures)

Calculus of functions of more than one variable: Partial derivatives, exact and inexact differentials.

Integrating factor, with simple illustration. Constrained Maximisation using Lagrange Multipliers.

(5 Lectures)

Vector Calculus:

Recapitulation of vectors: Properties of vectors under rotations. Scalar product and its invariance under

rotations. Vector product, Scalar triple product and their interpretation in terms of area and volume

respectively. Scalar and Vector fields. (4 Lectures)

Vector Differentiation: Directional derivatives and normal derivative. Gradient of a scalar field and its

geometrical interpretation. Divergence and curl of a vector field. Del and Laplacian operators. Vector

identities, Gradient, divergence, curl and Laplacian in spherical and cylindrical coordinates.

(10 Lectures)

Vector Integration: Ordinary Integrals of Vectors. Multiple integrals, Jacobian. Notion of infinitesimal

line, surface and volume elements. Line, surface and volume integrals of Vector fields. Flux of a

vector field. Gauss' divergence theorem, Green's and Stokes Theorems and their applications (no

rigorous proofs). (10 Lectures)

Dirac Delta function and its properties. Definition of Dirac delta function. Representation as limit of

a gaussian function and rectangular function. Properties of Dirac delta function. (2 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Mathematical Methods for Physicists,G.B.Arfken, H.J.Weber, F.E.Harris, 2013, 7

th

Edn., Elsevier.

An Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations, Earl A.Coddington, 2009, PHI learning.

Differential Equations, George F. Simmons, 2007, McGraw Hill.

Mathematical Tools for Physics, James Nearing, 2010, Dover Publications.

Mathematical methods for Scientists and Engineers, D.A. McQuarrie, 2003, Viva Book.

Advanced Engineering Mathematics,D.G.Zill & W.S.Wright, 5 Ed.,2012,Jones&Bartlett Learning

Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Erwin Kreyszig, 2008, Wiley India.

Essential Mathematical Methods, K.F. Riley and M.P. Hobson, 2011, Cambridge University Press

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PHYSICS-IB: MECHANICS

It is expected that applications and problems relating to the theory will be covered partly in lectures

and partly through student presentations, for which some topics have been suggested at the end. The

final examination should be largely problem based.

Fundamentals of Dynamics: Reference frames. Inertial frames; Galilean transformations; Galilean

invariance. Review of Newtons Laws of Motion. Dynamics of a system of particles. Centre of Mass.

Principle of conservation of momentum. Impulse. Momentum of variable-mass system: motion of

rocket. (5 Lectures)

Work and Energy: Work and Kinetic Energy Theorem. Conservative and non-conservative forces.

Potential Energy. Energy diagram. Stable and unstable equilibrium. Elastic potential energy. Force as

gradient of potential energy. Work and potential energy. Work done by non-conservative forces. Law

of Conservation of Energy. (4 Lectures)

Collisions: Elastic and inelastic collisions between particles. Centre of Mass and Laboratory frames.

(3 Lectures)

Rotational Dynamics: Angular momentum of a particle and system of particles. Torque. Principle of

conservation of angular momentum. Rotation about a fixed axis. Moment of Inertia. Calculation of

moment of inertia for rectangular, cylindrical, and spherical bodies. Kinetic energy of rotation. Motion

involving both translation and rotation. (9 Lectures)

Gravitation and Central Force Motion: Law of gravitation. Gravitational potential energy. Inertial

and gravitational mass. Potential and field due to spherical shell and solid sphere. (3 Lectures)

Motion of a particle under a central force field. Two-body problem and its reduction to one-body

problem and its solution. The energy equation and energy diagram. Keplers Laws. (6 Lectures)

Oscillations: SHM: Simple Harmonic Oscillations. Differential equation of SHM and its solution.

Kinetic energy, potential energy, total energy and their time-average values. Damped oscillation.

Forced oscillations: Transient and steady states; Resonance, sharpness of resonance; power dissipation

and Quality Factor. (7 Lectures)

Non-Inertial Systems: Non-inertial frames and fictitious forces. Uniformly rotating frame. Laws of

Physics in rotating coordinate systems.Centrifugal force.Coriolis force & its applications. (4 Lectures)

Special Theory of Relativity: Michelson-Morley Experiment and its outcome. Postulates of Special

Theory of Relativity. Lorentz Transformations. Simultaneity and order of events. Lorentz contraction.

Time dilation. Relativistic transformation of velocity, frequency and wave number. Relativistic

addition of velocities. Variation of mass with velocity. (7 Lectures)

Suggested study: (1) Change of orbit of a satellite. (2) Examples of simple harmonic motion: U-tube,

torsional pendulum, cylinder floating on a fluid; compound pendulum: centre of suspension, oscillation

and percussion. (3) Foucaults pendulum. (4) Simple paradoxes in Relativity: barn and ladder paradox;

Relativistic doppler effect: longitudinal and transverse.

Reference Books:

An introduction to mechanics, Daniel Kleppner, Robert J. Kolenkow, 1973, McGraw-Hill.

Mechanics Berkeley Physics course, vol.1: C.Kittel, W.Knight, et.al. 2007, Tata McGraw-Hill.

Physics, Resnick, Halliday and Walker 8/e. 2008, Wiley.

Analytical Mechanics, G.R. Fowles and G.L. Cassiday. 2005, Cengage Learning.

Feynman Lectures Vol. I, R. P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton, M. Sands, 2008, Pearson Education

9

Introduction to Special Relativity, R. Resnick, 2005, John Wiley and Sons.

University Physics, Ronald Lane Reese, 2003, Thomson Brooks/Cole.

Additional Books for Reference

Mechanics, D.S. Mathur, S.Chand and Company Limited, 2000

University Physics. F W Sears, M W Zemansky and H D Young 13/e, 1986, Addison Wesley.

Physics for scientists & Eng.with Modern Phys., J.W.Jewett, R.A.Serway, 2010,Cengage Learning

Theoretical Mechanics, M. R. Spiegel, 2006, Tata McGraw Hill.

Intermediate Dynamics, Patrick Hamill, 2012, Jones & Bartlett learning.

Classical Mechanics, Point Particles and Relativity, Greiner, 2004, Springer.

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10

PHYSICS PRACTICAL-I

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments from each section i.e. IA and IB. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-IA

1. Measurements of length (or diameter) using vernier caliper, screw gauge & travelling microscope

2. To study the random error in observations.

3. To determine the height of a building using a Sextant.

4. To study the Motion of a Spring and calculate (a) Spring constant (b) g and (c) Modulus of rigidity

5. To determine the frequency of an electric tuning fork by Meldes experiment and verify

2

T law

6. To determine the Moment of Inertia of a Flywheel.

7. To investigate the motion of coupled oscillators

PHYSICS LAB.-IB

1. To determine value of g and velocity for a freely falling body using Digital Timing Techniques.

2. To determine Coefficient of Viscosity of water by Capillary Flow Method (Poiseuilles method).

3. To determine the Young's Modulus of a Wire by Optical Lever Method.

4. To determine the Modulus of Rigidity of a Wire by Maxwells needle.

5. To determine the elastic Constants of a wire by Searles method.

6. To determine the value of g using Bar Pendulum.

7. To determine the value of g using Katers Pendulum.

Reference Books

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B. L. Flint and H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House

Advanced level Physics Practicals, Michael Nelson and Jon M. Ogborn, 4

th

Edition, reprinted

1985, Heinemann Educational Publishers

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011,Kitab Mahal,

Delhi

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PHYSICS-IIA: THERMAL PHYSICS

(Include related problems for each topic)

Introduction to Thermodynamics:

Zeroth and First Law of Thermodynamics: Extensive and intensive Thermodynamic Variables,

Thermodynamic Equilibrium, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Concept of Temperature, Concept

of Work and Heat, State Functions, First Law of Thermodynamics and its differential form, Internal

Energy, First Law and various processes, Applications of First Law: General Relation between C

P

and

C

V

, Work Done during Isothermal and Adiabatic Processes, Compressibility and Expansion Co-

efficient. (7 Lectures)

Second Law of Thermodynamics: Reversible and Irreversible process with examples. Carnots Cycle,

Carnot engine & efficiency. Refrigerator & coefficient of performance, 2

nd

Law of Thermodynamics:

Kelvin-Planck and Clausius Statements and their Equivalence. Carnots Theorem. (7 Lectures)

Entropy: Concept of Entropy, Clausius Theorem. Clausius Inequality, Second Law of

Thermodynamics in terms of Entropy. Entropy of a perfect gas. Principle of Increase of Entropy.

Entropy Changes in Reversible and Irreversible processes with examples. Entropy of the Universe.

Temperature Entropy diagrams for Carnots Cycle. Third Law of Thermodynamics. Unattainability

of Absolute Zero. (6 Lectures)

Maxwells Thermodynamic Relations: Derivations and applications of Maxwells Relations,

Expressions for (C

P

C

V

) and C

P

/C

V

, TdS equations, Energy equations and change of Temperature

during an Adiabatic process. (6 Lectures)

Thermodynamic Potentials: Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Helmholtz Free Energy, Gibbs Free Energy,

Derivation of Maxwell's relations, Magnetic Work, Cooling due to adiabatic demagnetization, First

and second order Phase Transitions with examples, Clausius Clapeyron Equation and Ehrenfests

equations (6 Lectures)

Kinetic Theory of Gases:

Distribution of Velocities: Maxwell-Boltzmann Law of Distribution of Velocities in an Ideal Gas and

its Experimental Verification, Mean, RMS & Most Probable Speeds. (4 Lectures)

Molecular Collisions: Mean Free Path (Zeroth Order), Transport Phenomenon in Ideal Gases:

Viscosity, Thermal Conductivity and Diffusion (Vertical Case only). (4 Lectures)

Real Gases:

Behaviour of Real Gases: Deviations from the Ideal Gas behaviour, Andrews experiments on CO

2

Gas, Critical Constants, Continuity of Liquid and Gaseous State, Van der Waals Equation of State for

Real Gases, Comparison with Experimental Curves of Andrews Experiment, Values of Critical

Constants, Law of Corresponding States, Virial Equation, Free Adiabatic Expansion of a Perfect Gas,

Porous Plug Experiment, Joule-Thomson coefficient for Ideal and Van der Waal's gas, Temperature of

Inversion. (8 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Heat and Thermodynamics, Mark Waldo Zemansky, Richard Dittman, 1981, McGraw-Hill.

A Treatise on Heat, Meghnad Saha, and B.N.Srivastava, 1958, Indian Press

Thermal Physics, S. Garg, R. Bansal and Ghosh, 2

nd

Edition, 1993, Tata McGraw-Hill

Modern Thermodynamics with Statistical Mechanics, Carl S. Helrich, 2009, Springer.

Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory & Statistical Thermodynamics, Sears & Salinger. 1988, Narosa.

Concepts in Thermal Physics, S.J.Blundell & K.M.Blundell, 2

nd

Ed., 2012, Oxford University Press

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PHYSICS-IIB: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Electric Field and Electric Potential

Electric field: Electric field lines. Electric flux. Gauss Law with applications to charge distributions

with spherical, cylindrical and planar symmetry. (6 Lectures)

Conservative nature of Electrostatic Field. Electrostatic Potential. Laplaces and Poisson equations.

The Uniqueness Theorem. Potential and Electric Field of a dipole. Force and Torque on a dipole.

(4 Lectures)

Electrostatic energy of system of charges. Electrostatic energy of a charged sphere. Conductors in an

electrostatic Field. Surface charge and force on a conductor. Capacitance of a system of charged

conductors. Parallel-plate capacitor. Capacitance of an isolated conductor. Method of Images and its

application to: (1) Plane Infinite Sheet and (2) Sphere. (10 Lectures)

Dielectric Properties of Matter: Electric Field in matter. Polarization, Polarization Charges.

Electrical Susceptibility and Dielectric Constant. Capacitor (parallel plate, spherical, cylindrical) filled

with dielectric. Displacement vector D. Relations between E, P and D. Gauss Law in dielectrics.

(6 Lectures)

Magnetic Field: Magnetic force between current elements and definition of Magnetic Field B. Biot-

Savarts Law and its simple applications: straight wire and circular loop. Current Loop as a Magnetic

Dipole and its Dipole Moment (Analogy with Electric Dipole). Amperes Circuital Law and its

application to (1) Solenoid and (2) Toroid. Properties of B: curl and divergence. Vector Potential.

Magnetic Force on (1) point charge (2) current carrying wire (3) between current elements. Torque on

a current loop in a uniform Magnetic Field. (6 Lectures)

Magnetic Properties of Matter: Magnetization vector (M). Magnetic Intensity (H). Magnetic

Susceptibility and permeability. Relation between B, H, M. Ferromagnetism. B-H curve and

hysteresis. (4 Lectures)

Electromagnetic Induction: Faradays Law. Lenzs Law. Self Inductance and Mutual Inductance.

Reciprocity Theorem. Energy stored in a Magnetic Field. Introduction to Maxwells Equations. Charge

Conservation and Displacement current. (5 Lectures)

Electrical Circuits: Kirchhoffs laws for A.C. circuits. Thevenin, Norton, Superposition and

Maximum Power Transfer theorems and applications to dc circuits. (4 Lectures)

Ballistic Galvanometer: Torque on a current Loop. Ballistic Galvanometer: current and Charge

Sensitivity. Electromagnetic damping. Logarithmic damping. CDR (3 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Electricity, Magnetism & Electromagnetic Theory, S.Mahajan & Choudhury, 2012, Tata McGraw

Electricity and Magnetism, Edward M. Purcell, 1986 McGraw-Hill Education

Introduction to Electrodynamics, David J. Griffiths, 3rd Edn., 1998, Benjamin Cummings.

Feynman Lectures Vol. 2., R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton, M. Sands, 2008, Pearson Education

Elements of Electromagnetics, M. N. O. Sadiku, 2010, Oxford University Press.

Electricity and Magnetism, J.H. Fewkes and John Yarwood. Vol. I, 1991, Oxford Univ. Press.

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-II

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments from each section i.e. IIA and IIB. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-IIA

1. To use a Multimeter for measuring (a) Resistances, (b) AC and DC Voltages, (c) DC Current,

(d) Capacitances, and (e) checking electrical fuses.

2. To determine mechanical equivalent of heat(J) by Callendar and Barnes constant Flow method

3. To determine the coefficient of thermal conductivity of copper by Searles Apparatus.

4. To determine the coefficient of thermal conductivity of a bad conductor by Lee and Charltons

disc method.

5. To determine the temperature co-efficient of resistance by Platinum resistance thermometer.

6. To study the variation of thermo emf across two junctions of thermocouple with temperature.

7. To determine a Low Resistance by Carey Fosters Bridge.

8. To determine a Low Resistance by a Potentiometer.

9. To study the characteristics of a series RC Circuit.

PHYSICS LAB.-IIB

1) Experiments related to Ballistic Galvanometer:

(i) Measurement of charge and current sensitivity

(ii) Measurement of CDR

(iii) Determine a high resistance by leakage method

(iv) To determine self inductance of a coil by Rayleighs method

(v) To determine the mutual inductance of two coils by Absolute method

2) To compare capacitances using DeSautys bridge.

3) Measurement of field strength B and its variation in a solenoid (determination of dB/dx).

4) To verify the Thevenin and Norton theorems.

5) To verify the Superposition, and Maximum power transfer theorems.

6) To determine self inductance of a coil by Andersons bridge using AC.

7) To study the response curve of a Series LCR circuit and determine its (a) Resonant frequency,

(b) Impedance at resonance and (c) Quality factor Q, and (d) Band width.

8) To study the response curve of a parallel LCR circuit and determine its (a) Anti-resonant

frequency and (b) Quality factor Q.

Reference Books

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B. L. Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing House

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash & Ramakrishna,11

th

Ed., 2011,Kitab Mahal, Delhi

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

B.Sc. Practical Physics, Geeta Sanon, 2009, R. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edn., Kitab Mahal, Delhi

A Laboratory Manual of Physics for undergraduate classes, D.P.Khandelwal, 1985, Vani Pub.

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PHYSICS-IIIA: MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS-II

The emphasis of the course is on applications in solving problems of interest to physicists. The

students are to be examined entirely on the basis of problems, seen and unseen.

Fourier Series: Periodic functions. Orthogonality of sine and cosine functions, Dirichlet Conditions

(Statement only). Expansion of periodic functions in a series of sine and cosine functions and

determination of Fourier coefficients. Complex representation of Fourier series. Expansion of

functions with arbitrary period. Expansion of non-periodic functions over an interval. Even and odd

functions and their Fourier expansions. Application. Summing of Infinite Series. Term-by-Term

differentiation and integration of Fourier Series. Parseval Identity. (12 Lectures)

Frobenius Method and Special Functions: Singular Points of Second Order Linear Differential

Equations and their importance. Frobenius method and its applications to differential equations.

Legendre, Bessel, Hermite and Laguerre Differential Equations. Properties of Legendre Polynomials:

Rodrigues Formula, Generating Function, Orthogonality. Simple recurrence relations. Expansion of a

function in a series of Legendre Polynomials. Bessel Functions of the First Kind: Generating Function,

simple recurrence relations. Zeros of Bessel Functions and Orthogonality. (20 Lectures)

Beta and Gamma functions: Beta and Gamma Functions and Relation between them. Expression of

Integrals in terms of Gamma Functions. (4 Lectures)

Partial Differential Equations: Solutions to partial differential equations, using separation of

variables: Laplace's Equation in problems of rectangular, cylindrical and spherical symmetry. Wave

equation and its solution for vibrational modes of a stretched string, rectangular and circular

membranes. (12 Lectures)

Suggested study: Energy eigenvalues and wave functions of a particle in three dimensional

rectangular and spherical boxes.

Reference Books:

Mathematical Methods for Physicists: Arfken, Weber, 2005, Harris, Elsevier.

Fourier Analysis by M.R. Spiegel, 2004, Tata McGraw-Hill.

Mathematics for Physicists, Susan M. Lea, 2004, Thomson Brooks/Cole.

An Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations, Earl A Coddington, 1961, PHI Learning.

Differential Equations, George F. Simmons, 2006, Tata McGraw-Hill.

Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers, S.J. Farlow, 1993, Dover Publications.

Mathematical methods for Scientists and Engineers, D.A. McQuarrie, 2003, Viva Books.

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PHYSICS-IIIB: DIGITAL SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Integrated Circuits (Qualitative treatment only): Active & Passive components. Discrete components.

Wafer. Chip. Advantages and drawbacks of ICs. Scale of integration: SSI, MSI, LSI and VLSI (basic

idea and definitions only).Classification of ICs. Examples of Linear and Digital lCs. (2 Lectures)

Digital Circuits: Difference between Analog and Digital Circuits. Binary Numbers. Decimal to

Binary and Binary to Decimal Conversion. BCD, Octal and Hexadecimal numbers. AND, OR and

NOT Gates (realization using Diodes and Transistor). NAND and NOR Gates as Universal Gates.

XOR and XNOR Gates and application as Parity Checkers. (4 Lectures)

Boolean algebra: De Morgan's Theorems. Boolean Laws. Simplification of Logic Circuit using

Boolean Algebra. Fundamental Products. Idea of Minterms and Maxterms. Conversion of a Truth table

into Equivalent Logic Circuit by (1) Sum of Products Method and (2) Karnaugh Map. (6 Lectures)

Data processing circuits: Basic idea of Multiplexers, De-multiplexers, Decoders, Encoders.

(3 Lectures)

Arithmetic Circuits: Binary Addition. Binary Subtraction using 2's Complement Method. Half and

Full Adders. Half and Full Subtractors, 4-bit binary Adder/Subtractor. (4 Lectures)

Sequential Circuits: SR, D, and J K Flip-Flops. Clocked (Level and Edge Triggered) Flip-Flops.

Preset & Clear Operations. Race-around conditions in J K Flip-Flop. M/S JK FlipFlop. (6 Lectures)

Timers: IC 555: block diagramand applications:Astable and Monostable multivibrators. (3 Lectures)

Shift registers: Serial-in-Serial-out, Serial-in-Parallel-out, Parallel-in-Serial-out and Parallel-in-

Parallel-out Shift Registers (only up to 4 bits). (2 Lectures)

Counters (4 bits): Ring Counters. Asynchronous counters, Decade Counter. Synchronous Counter.

(3 Lectures)

Computer Organization: Input/Output Devices. Data Storage (idea of RAM and ROM). Computer

Memory. Memory Organization and Addressing. Memory Interfacing. Memory Map. (6 Lectures)

Intel 8085 Microprocessor Architecture: Main Features of 8085. Block Diagram. Components. Pin-

out Diagram. Buses. Registers. ALU. Memory. Stack Memory. Timing and Control Circuitry. Timing

States. Instruction Cycle, Timing Diagram of MOV and MVI (6 Lectures)

Introduction to Assembly Language: 1 byte, 2 byte and 3 byte instructions. (3 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Digital Principles & Applications, A.P.Malvino, D.P.Leach & Saha, 7

th

Ed., 2011, Tata McGraw

Fundamentals of Digital Circuits, A. Anand Kumar, 2

nd

Edition, 2009, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Digital Circuits and systems, Venugopal, 2011, Tata McGraw Hill.

Digital Systems: Principles and Applications, R.J. Tocci, N.S.Widmer, 2001, PHI Learning.

Logic circuit design, Shimon P. Vingron, 2012, Springer.

Digital Electronics, Subrata Ghoshal, 2012, Cengage Learning.

Microprocessor Architecture Programming & applications with 8085, 2002, R.S. Goankar,

Prentice Hall.

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-III

(Students have to perform at least 6 programs and 2 experiments from Section IIIA and 8 experiments

from section IIIB. Additional experiments may be included with the approval of committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-IIIA

1. Write the following programs using Microprocessor

Addition and subtraction of numbers using direct addressing mode

Addition and subtraction of numbers using indirect addressing mode

Multiplication by repeated addition.

Division by repeated subtraction.

Handling of 16-bit Numbers.

Use of CALL and RETURN Instruction.

Block data handling.

Other programs (e.g. Parity Check, using interrupts, etc.).

2. To study the timing diagram of microprocessor using logic analyzer

3. Interface a LED with microprocessor using DAC and switch it ON or OFF.

4. To measure (a) Voltage, and (b) Time period of a periodic waveform using a CRO

5. To design an astable multivibrator of given specifications using 555 Timer.

6. To design a monostable multivibrator of given specifications using 555 Timer.

PHYSICS LAB.-IIIB

1. To test a Diode and Transistor using a Multimeter.

2. To design a switch (NOT gate) using a transistor.

3. To verify and design AND, OR, NOT and XOR gates using NAND gates.

4. To design a combinational logic system for a specified Truth Table.

5. To convert a Boolean expression into logic gate circuit and assemble it using logic gate ICs

6. To minimize a given logic circuit.

7. To design a seven-segment display driver.

8. Half Adder, Full Adder and 4-bit binary Adder.

9. Half Subtractor, Full Subtractor, Adder-Subtractor using Full Adder I.C.

10. To build Flip-Flop (RS, Clocked RS, D-type and J K) circuits using NAND gates.

11. To build J K Master-slave flip-flop using Flip-Flop ICs

12. To build a 4-bit Counter using D-type/J K Flip-Flop ICs and study the timing diagram.

13. To make a 4-bit Shift Register (serial and parallel shifting) from D-type/J K Flip-Flop ICs.

Reference Books:

Modern Digital Electronics, R.P. Jain, 4

th

Edition, 2010, Tata McGraw Hill.

Basic Electronics: A text lab manual, P.B.Zbar, A.P.Malvino, M.A.Miller, 1994, Mc-Graw Hill.

Microprocessor Architecture Programming & applications with 8085, R.S. Goankar, 2002,

Prentice Hall.

Microprocessor 8085:Architecture, Programming & interfacing,A.Wadhwa,2010, PHI Learning.

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PHYSICS-IVA: WAVES AND OPTICS

`Superposition of Collinear Harmonic oscillations: Linearity and Superposition Principle.

Superposition of two collinear oscillations (1) having equal frequencies and (2) having different

frequencies (Beats). Superposition of N collinear Harmonic Oscillations with (1) equal phase

differences and (2) equal frequency differences. (5 Lectures)

Superposition of Two Perpendicular Harmonic Oscillations: Graphical and Analytical Methods.

Lissajous Figures (1:1 and 1:2) and their uses. (2 Lectures)

Wave Motion - General: Transverse waves on a string. Travelling and standing waves on a string.

Normal Modes of a string. Group velocity, Phase velocity. Plane waves. Spherical waves, Wave

Intensity. (7 Lectures)

Wave Optics: Electromagnetic nature of light. Definition and properties of wave front. Huygens

Principle. Temporal and Spatial Coherence. (3 Lectures)

Interference: Interference: Division of amplitude and division of wavefront. Youngs double slit

experiment. Lloyds Mirror and Fresnels Biprism. Phase change on reflection: Stokes treatment.

Interference in Thin Films: parallel and wedge-shaped films. Fringes of equal inclination (Haidinger

Fringes); Fringes of equal thickness (Fizeau Fringes). Newtons Rings: Measurement of wavelength

and refractive index. (9 Lectures)

Michelsons Interferometer: (1) Idea of form of fringes (No Theory required), (2) Determination of

Wavelength, (3) Wavelength Difference, (4) Refractive Index, and (5) Visibility of Fringes.

Fabry-Perot interferometer. (4 Lectures)

Diffraction: Kirchhoffs Integral Theorem, Fresnel-Kirchhoffs Integral formula and its application to

rectangular slit. (5 Lectures)

Fraunhofer diffraction: Single slit. Circular aperture, Resolving Power of a telescope. Double slit.

Multiple slits. Diffraction grating. Resolving power of a grating. (8 Lectures)

Fresnel Diffraction: Fresnels Integral, Fresnel diffraction pattern of a straight edge, a slit and a wire.

(5 Lectures)

Reference Books

Vibrations and waves, A. P. French, 1987, CBSPD.

Waves: Berkeley Physics Course, vol. 3, Francis Crawford, 2007, Tata McGraw-Hill.

Fundamentals of Optics, F.A. Jenkins and H.E. White, 1981, McGraw-Hill

Principles of Optics, Max Born and Emil Wolf, 7

th

Edn., 1999, Pergamon Press.

Optics, Ajoy Ghatak, 2008, Tata McGraw Hill

The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, H. J. Pain, 2013, John Wiley and Sons.

The Physics of Waves and Oscillations, N.K. Bajaj, 1998, Tata McGraw Hill.

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PHYSICS-IVB: ELEMENTS OF MODERN PHYSICS

Plancks quantum, Plancks constant and light as a collection of photons; Photo-electric effect and

Compton scattering. De Broglie wavelength and matter waves; Davisson-Germer experiment.

(8 Lectures)

Position measurement- gamma ray microscope thought experiment; Wave-particle duality, Heisenberg

uncertainty principle- impossibility of a particle following a trajectory; Estimating minimum energy of

a confined particle using uncertainty principle; Energy-time uncertainty principle - application to

virtual particles and range of an interaction. (3 Lectures)

Two slit interference experiment with photons, atoms and particles; linear superposition principle as a

consequence; Matter waves and wave amplitude; Schrodinger equation for non-relativistic particles;

Momentum and Energy operators; stationary states; physical interpretation of a wave function,

probabilities and normalization; Probability and probability current densities in one dimension;

(9 Lectures)

One dimensional infinitely rigid box- energy eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, normalization; Quantum

dot as an example; Quantum mechanical scattering and tunnelling in one dimension - across a step

potential and across a rectangular potential barrier; (11 Lectures)

Size and structure of atomic nucleus and its relation with atomic weight; Impossibility of an electron

being in the nucleus as a consequence of the uncertainty principle. Nature of nuclear force, NZ graph,

semi-empirical mass formula and binding energy; (5 Lectures)

Radioactivity: stability of the nucleus; Law of radioactive decay; Mean life and half-life; Alpha decay;

Beta decay - energy released, spectrum and Pauli's prediction of neutrino; Gamma ray emission,

energy-momentum conservation: electron-positron pair creation by gamma photons in the vicinity of a

nucleus. (9 Lectures)

Cosmic rays - composition and energy spectrum, possible origin, observed time dilation of secondary

particles life-time (brief qualitative discussions) (1 Lecture)

Fission and fusion - mass deficit, relativity and generation of energy; Fission - nature of fragments and

emission of neutrons. Nuclear reactor: slow neutrons interacting with Uranium 235; Fusion and

thermonuclear reactions driving stellar energy (brief qualitative discussions). (2 Lectures)

Suggested study: (1) Application of matter waves to electron microscopy, electrons and neutrons

scattering off crystal lattices and their interference patterns, (2) Application of energy-time uncertainty

relation to analysis of natural width of a spectral line, (3) Introduction to Nanomaterials, (4)

Pritchards interference experiments with atoms; two slit interference experiments with fullerenes;

Scully et al. `which way interference experiments using microwave-cavities, (5) Quantum mechanical

scattering: Gamows theory of alpha decay, scanning tunnelling microscope, quantum wires, (6)

Mossbauer effect- sharp photon emission lines because of crystal taking up the recoil during -

emission, (7) Radioactive dating: Cobalt-60.

Reference Books:

Concepts of Modern Physics, Arthur Beiser, 2002, McGraw-Hill.

Introduction to Modern Physics, Rich Meyer, Kennard, Coop, 2002, Tata McGraw Hill

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, David J. Griffith, 2005, Pearson Education.

Physics for scientists & Engineers with Modern Phys., Jewett & Serway, 2010, Cengage Learning.

Quantum Mechanics: Theory & Applications, A.K. Ghatak and S. Lokanathan, 2004, Macmillan.

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Modern Introductory Physics,C.H.Holbrow, J.N.Lloyd, J.C.Amato, E.Galvez et.al.2010, Springer.

Additional Books for Reference

Modern Physics, John R.Taylor, Chris D.Zafiratos, Michael A.Dubson, 2004, PHI Learning.

Introduction of Modern Physics, H.S. Mani and G.K. Mehta, 1988, Affiliated East-West Press.

Quantum Physics, Berkeley Physics Course Vol.4. E.H. Wichman, 1971, Tata McGraw-Hill Co.

Six Ideas that Shaped Physics:Particle Behave like Waves, Thomas A.Moore, 2003, McGraw Hill.

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-IV

(Students have to perform at least 4 experiments from each section i.e. IVA and IVB. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-IVA

1. Familiarization with: Schuster`s focussing; determination of angle of prism.

2. To determine the refractive index of the Material of a given prism using sodium source.

3. To determine the dispersive power and Cauchy constants of the material of a prism using

mercury source.

4. To determine the resolving power of a prism.

5. To determination the wavelength of sodium source using Michelsons interferometer.

6. Measurement of Plancks constant using black body radiation and photo-detector

7. Photo-electric effect: photo current versus intensity and wavelength of light; maximum energy

of photo-electrons versus frequency of light;

PHYSICS LAB.-IVB

1. To determine wavelength of sodium light using Fresnel Biprism.

2. To determine wavelength of sodium light using Newtons Rings.

3. To determine the thickness of a thin paper by measuring the width of the interference fringes

produced by a wedge-shaped Film.

4. To determine wavelength of (1) Na and (2) Hg sources using plane diffraction grating.

5. To determine the dispersive power of a plane diffraction grating.

6. To determine the resolving power of a plane diffraction grating.

7. To determine the wavelength of laser source using diffraction of single slit and double slits, and

compare with incoherent source Na light.

8. To determine (1) wavelength and (2) angular spread of He-Ne laser using plane diffraction

grating

Reference Books

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B. L. Flint and H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House

Advanced level Physics Practicals, Michael Nelson and Jon M. Ogborn, 4

th

Edition, reprinted

1985, Heinemann Educational Publishers

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011,Kitab Mahal,

Delhi

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PHYSICS-VA: MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS-III

The emphasis of the course is on applications in solving problems of interest to physicists. The

students are to be examined entirely on the basis of problems, seen and unseen.

Complex Analysis: Brief Revision of Complex Numbers and their Graphical Representation. Euler's

formula, De Moivre's theorem, Roots of Complex Numbers. Functions of Complex Variables.

Analyticity and Cauchy-Riemann Conditions. Examples of analytic functions. Singular functions:

poles and branch points, order of singularity, branch cuts. Integration of a function of a complex

variable. Cauchy's Inequality. Cauchys Integral formula. Simply and multiply connected region.

Laurent and Taylors expansion. Residues and Residue Theorem. Application in solving Definite

Integrals. (24 Lectures)

Integrals Transforms:

Fourier Transforms: Fourier Integral theorem. Fourier Transform. Examples. Fourier transform of

trigonometric, Gaussian, finite wave train and other functions. Representation of Dirac delta function

as a Fourier Integral. Fourier transform of derivatives, Inverse Fourier transform, Convolution

theorem. Properties of Fourier transforms (translation, change of scale, complex conjugation, etc).

Three dimensional Fourier transforms with examples. Application of Fourier Transforms to differential

equations: One dimensional Wave and Diffusion/Heat Flow Equations. (12 Lectures)

Laplace Transforms: Laplace Transform (LT) of Elementary functions. Properties of LTs: Change of

Scale Theorem, Shifting Theorem. LTs of Derivatives and Integrals of Functions, Derivatives and

Integrals of LTs. LT of Unit Step function, Dirac Delta function, Periodic Functions. Convolution

Theorem. Inverse LT. Application of Laplace Transforms to Differential Equations: Damped

Harmonic Oscillator, Simple Electrical Circuits. (12 Lectures)

Suggested study: Momentum space wave function: calculation of momentum space wave function for

Gaussian, plane wave and other quantum mechanical wave functions.

Reference Books:

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineers, K.F Riley, M.P. Hobson and S. J. Bence, 3

rd

ed., 2006, Cambridge University Press

Mathematics for Physicists, Philippe Dennery and Andre Krzywicki, 1967, Dover Publications

Complex Variables, A.S. Fokas and Mark J. Ablowitz, 8

th

Ed., 2011, Cambridge University Press

Complex Variables & Applications, J.W.Brown & R.V.Churchill, 7

th

Ed. 2003, Tata McGraw-Hill

First course in complex analysis with applications, D.G.Zill& P.D.Shanahan,1940,Jones& Bartlett

Mathematics of Quantum & Classical Physics, F.W Byron and R.W. Fuller,1992, Dover Pub..

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PHYSICS-VB: ANALOG SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

Semiconductor Diodes: p and n type semiconductors. Energy Level Diagram. Conductivity and

Mobility, Concept of Drift velocity. PN Junction Fabrication (Simple Idea). Barrier Formation in PN

Junction Diode. Static and Dynamic Resistance. Current Flow Mechanism in Forward and Reverse

Biased Diode. Drift Velocity. Derivation for Barrier Potential, Barrier Width and Current for Step

Junction. (8 Lectures)

Two-terminal Devices and their Applications: (1) Rectifier Diode: Half-wave Rectifiers. Centre-

tapped and Bridge Full-wave Rectifiers, Calculation of Ripple Factor and Rectification Efficiency, (2)

Zener Diode and Voltage Regulation. Principle and structure of (1) LEDs (2) Photodiode (3) Solar

Cell. (5 Lectures)

Bipolar Junction transistors: n-p-n and p-n-p Transistors. Characteristics of CB, CE and CC

Configurations. Current gains and Relations between and . Load Line analysis of Transistors.

DC Load line and Q-point. Physical Mechanism of Current Flow. Active, Cutoff and Saturation

Regions. (5 Lectures)

Amplifiers: Transistor Biasing and Stabilization Circuits. Fixed Bias and Voltage Divider Bias.

Transistor as 2-port Network. h-parameter Equivalent Circuit. Analysis of a single-stage CE amplifier

using Hybrid Model. Input and Output Impedance. Current, Voltage and Power Gains. Classification

of Class A, B, and C Amplifiers. (8 Lectures)

Coupled Amplifier: RC-coupled amplifier and its frequency response. (3 Lectures)

Feedback in Amplifiers: Effects of Positive and Negative Feedback on Input Impedance, Output

Impedance, Gain, Stability, Distortion and Noise. (3 Lectures)

Sinusoidal Oscillators: Barkhausen's Criterion for Self-sustained Oscillations. RC Phase Shift

Oscillator, determination of Frequency. Colpitts oscillator. (3 Lectures)

Operational Amplifiers (Black Box approach): Characteristics of an Ideal and Practical Op-Amp.

(IC 741) Open-loop and Closed-loop Gain. Frequency Response. CMRR. Slew Rate and concept of

Virtual ground. (3 Lectures)

Applications of Op-Amps: (1) Inverting and non-inverting amplifiers, (2) Adder, (3) Subtractor, (4)

Differentiator, (5) Integrator, (6) Log amplifier, (7) Zero crossing detector (8) Wein bridge oscillator.

(7 Lectures)

Conversion: Resistive network (Weighted and R-2R Ladder). Accuracy and Resolution. A/D

Conversion (successive approximation) (3 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Integrated Electronics, J. Millman and C.C. Halkias, 1991, Tata Mc-Graw Hill.

Electronics : Fundamentals and Applications, J.D. Ryder, 2004, Prentice Hall.

Solid State Electronic Devices, B.G.Streetman & S.K.Banerjee, 6

th

Edn., 2009, PHI Learning.

Electronic Devices and circuits, S. Salivahanan & N. S.Kumar, 3

rd

Ed., 2012, Tata Mc-Graw Hill

OP-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuit, R. A. Gayakwad, 4

th

edition, 2000, Prentice Hall

Electronic circuits:Handbook of design and applications, U.Tietze, Ch.Schenk, 2008, Springer

Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, S.M. Sze, 2

nd

Ed., 2002, Wiley India.

Electronic Devices: Conventional Current Version, 7/e Thomas L. Floyd, 2008, Pearson India

Electronic Devices and Circuits, 6/e, Theodore F. Bogart, 2003, Pearson India

Transistors, D.L. Croissette, 1979, Prentice Hall.

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PHYSICS-VC: QUANTUM MECHANICS AND APPLICATIONS-I

Time dependent Schrodinger equation and dynamical evolution of a quantum state; Probability and

probability current densities in three dimensions;Position, momentum& Energy operators; commutator

of position and momentum operators; Expectation values of position and momentum; (3 Lectures)

Time independent Schrodinger equation- Hamiltonian, stationary states and energy eigenvalues;

expansion of an arbitrary wave function as a linear combination of energy eigenfunctions; General

solution of the time dependent Schrodinger equation in terms of linear combinations of stationary

states; Application to the spread of Gaussian wave packet for a free particle in one dimension; wave

packets, Fourier transforms and momentum space wave function; Position-momentum uncertainty

principle; (10 Lectures)

General discussion of bound states in an arbitrary potential - continuity of wave function, boundary

condition & emergence of discrete energy levels; application to one dimensional problems-square-well

potential; Kronig-Penney model and appearance of energy bands in periodic potentials, like in crystal

lattices; Elementary band theory of solids; effective mass of electrons; concept of holes; energy band

diagrams; band-gap; conduction and valence bands; conductor, insulator and semiconductor; Quantum

mechanics of simple harmonic oscillator-energy levels and energy eigen functions using Frobenius

method; Hermite polynomials; ground state, zero point energy & uncertainty principle; (15 Lectures)

Quantum theory of hydrogen-like atoms: time independent Schrodinger equation in spherical polar

coordinates; separation of variables for the second order partial differential equation; angular

momentum operator and quantum numbers; Radial wave functions from Frobenius method; shapes of

the probability densities for ground and the first excited states; Orbital angular momentum quantum

numbers l and m; s, p, d,.. shells; (10 Lectures)

Magnetic dipole moment and interaction energy in magnetic field; Stern-Gerlach experiment: electron

spin & spin eigenvalues;Spin angular momentum;Pauli matrices(qualitative discussion) (10 Lectures)

Suggested study: (1) Bound states in a Delta function potential, (2) Zeeman effect - normal and

anomalous, (3) Spin-orbit coupling in atoms - LS and jj couplings, (4) Understanding the diffraction

due to a narrow slit as the spread of a wavepacket, (5) Why there is no classical limit of spin angular

momentum while there is a classical limit for orbital angular momentum.

Reference Books:

A Text book of Quantum Mechanics, P.M.Mathews & K.Venkatesan, 2

nd

Ed., 2010, McGraw Hill

Quantum Mechanics, Robert Eisberg and Robert Resnick, 2

nd

Edn., 2002, Wiley.

Quantum Mechanics, Leonard I. Schiff, 3

rd

Edn. 2010, Tata McGraw Hill.

Quantum Mechanics, G. Aruldhas, 2

nd

Edn. 2002, PHI Learning of India.

Quantum Mechanics, Bruce Cameron Reed, 2008, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Quantum Theory, David Bohm, 1951, Dover Publications

Quantum Mechanics: Foundations and Applications, Arno Bohm, 3

rd

Edn., 1993, Springer.

Quantum Mechanics for Scientists & Engineers, D.A.B. Miller, 2008, Cambridge University Press

Additional Books for Reference

Quantum Mechanics, Eugen Merzbacher, 2004, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, David J. Griffith, 2

nd

Ed. 2005, Pearson Education

Quantum Mechanics, Walter Greiner, 4

th

Edn., 2001, Springer

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-V

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments from each section i.e. VA, VB and VC. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-VA

1. To design an inverting amplifier for dc voltage of given gain

2. To design an inverting amplifier using Op-amp (741,351) and study its frequency response.

3. To design non-inverting amplifier using Op-amp (741, 351) & study its frequency response.

4. To study the zero-crossing detector and comparator

5. To add two dc voltages using Op-amp in inverting ad non-inverting mode

6. To design a precision Differential Amplifier of given I/O specification using Op-amp.

7. To investigate the use of an op-amp as an Integrator.

8. To investigate the use of an op-amp as a Differentiator.

9. To design a circuit to simulate the solution of a first/second order differential equation.

PHYSICS LAB.-VB

1. To study the forward and reverse bias characteristics of a Zener diode and its use as voltage

regulator.

2. Study of V- I and power curves of solar cells, & find maximum power point and efficiency

3. To study the CE characteristics of a Transistor.

4. To study the various Transistor biasing configurations.

5. To design a CE amplifier of a given gain (mid-gain) using voltage divider bias.

6. To study the frequency response of voltage gain of a RC-coupled amplifier.

7. To design a Wien bridge oscillator for given frequency using an op-amp.

8. To design a phase shift oscillator of given specifications using Transistors.

9. To study the Colpitt`s oscillator.

PHYSICS LAB.-VC

1. To measure the resistivity of a semiconductor (Ge) crystal with temperature by four-probe

method (from room temperature to 200

o

C) and to determine its band gap.

2. To determine the Hall coefficient of a semiconductor sample.

3. To determine the Plancks constant using LEDs of at least 4 different colours.

4. To determine the wavelength of H-alpha emission line of Hydrogen atom.

5. To determine the absorption lines in the rotational spectrum of Iodine vapour.

6. To study V-I characteristics of PN diode, and Light emitting diode

7. To study the Characteristics of a Photo-diode.

8. To design a digital to analog converter (DAC) of given specifications.

9. To study the analog to digital convertor (ADC) IC.

Reference Books:

Basic Electronics: A text lab manual, P.B.Zbar, A.P.Malvino, M.A.Miller, 1994, Mc-Graw Hill

OP-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuit, R. A. Gayakwad, 4

th

edition, 2000, Prentice Hall.

Electronic Principle, Albert Malvino, 2008, Tata Mc-Graw Hill

Electronic Devices and circuit Theory, R.L. Boylestad and L.D. Nashelsky, 2009, Pearson.

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PHYSICS-VIA: ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY

Maxwell Equations: Review of Maxwells equations. Vector and scalar potentials, gauge

transformations: Lorentz and Coulomb gauge. Poynting Theorem and Poynting vector.

Electromagnetic field energy density, momentum, angular momentum. (10 Lectures)

Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Unbounded Media: Plane electromagnetic (EM) waves

through vacuum and isotropic dielectric medium, transverse nature of plane electromagnetic waves,

refractive index and dielectric constant, wave impedance. Propagation through conducting media,

relaxation time, skin depth. Wave propagation through dilute plasma, electrical conductivity of ionized

gases, plasma frequency, refractive index, skin depth, application to propagation through ionosphere.

(10 Lectures)

Polarization of Electromagnetic Waves: Description of linear, circular and elliptically polarised light

(analytical treatment). (2 Lectures)

Electromagnetic Wave in Bounded Media: Boundary conditions at a plane interface between two

media. Reflection and Refraction of plane waves at a plane interface between two dielectric media-

Laws of Reflection and Refraction. Fresnel's Formulae for perpendicular and parallel polarization

cases, Brewster's law. Reflection and Transmission coefficients. Total internal reflection, evanescent

waves. Metallic reflection (normal Incidence) (12 Lectures)

Waveguides: Propagation of plane EM waves in planar dielectric waveguides. (3 Lectures)

Electromagnetic Radiation: Wave equation for scalar and vector potentials in the Lorentz gauge.

Retarded potentials: simple treatment using spherical waves and Principle of Superposition. Electric

dipole Radiation. Power radiated by a dipole. Application: Scattering of light and colour of the sky

(qualitative discussion). (6 Lectures)

Electrodynamics and Relativity: Electric and Magnetic fields due to a parallel plate capacitor and a

long solenoid viewed in rest and moving frames of reference. Transformations of Electric and

Magnetic fields deduced from these examples. (5 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Introduction to Electrodynamics, David J. Griffiths, 3

rd

Ed., 1998, Benjamin Cummings.

Elements of Electromagnetics, M.N.O. Sadiku, 2001, Oxford University Press.

Introduction to Electromagnetic Theory, Tai L. Chow, 2006, Jones and Bartlett Learning

Fundamentals of Electromagnetics, M.A.W. Miah, 1982, Tata McGraw Hill

Electromagnetic field Theory, R.S. Kshetrimayun, 2012, Cengage Learning

Electromagnetic Field Theory for Engineers & Physicists, Gunther Lehner, 2010, Springer

Additional Books for Reference

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, P. Lorrain & D. Corson, 1970, W.H. Freeman & Co. Pvt. Ltd.

Electromagnetics, J.A. Edminster, Schaum Series, 2006, Tata McGraw Hill.

Electromagnetic field theory fundamentals, B.Guru & H.Hiziroglu, 2004, Cambridge Univ. Press

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PHYSICS-VIB: SOLID STATE PHYSICS

Crystal Structure: Solids: Amorphous and Crystalline Materials. Lattice Translation Vectors. Lattice

with a Basis Central and Non-Central Elements. Unit Cell. Miller Indices. Reciprocal Lattice. Types

of Lattices. Brillouin Zones. Diffraction of X-rays by Crystals. Braggs Law. Atomic and Geometrical

Factor. (12 Lectures)

Elementary Lattice Dynamics: Lattice Vibrations and Phonons: Linear Monoatomic and Diatomic

Chains. Acoustical and Optical Phonons. Qualitative Description of the Phonon Spectrum in Solids.

Dulong and Petits Law, Einstein and Debye theories of specific heat of solids. T

3

law (10 Lectures)

Magnetic Properties of Matter: Dia-, Para-, Ferri- and Ferromagnetic Materials. Classical Langevin

Theory of dia and Paramagnetic Domains. Quantum Mechanical Treatment of Paramagnetism.

Curies law, Weisss Theory of Ferromagnetism and Ferromagnetic Domains. Discussion of B-H

Curve. Hysteresis and Energy Loss. (8 Lectures)

Dielectric Properties of Materials: Polarization. Local Electric Field at an Atom. Depolarization

Field. Electric Susceptibility. Polarizability. Clausius Mosotti Equation. Classical Theory of Electric

Polarizability. Normal and Anomalous Dispersion. Cauchy and Sellmeir relations. Langevin-Debye

equation. Complex Dielectric Constant. Optical Phenomena. Application: Plasma Oscillations, Plasma

Frequency, Plasmons, TO modes. (10 Lectures)

Ferroelectric Properties of Materials: Structural phase transition, Classification of crystals,

Piezoelectric effect, Pyroelectric effect, Ferroelectric effect, Electrostrictive effect, Curie-Weiss Law,

Ferroelectric domains, PE hysteresis loop (4 lectures)

Superconductivity: Experimental Results. Critical Temperature. Critical magnetic field. Meissner

effect. Type I and type II Superconductors, Londons Equation and Penetration Depth. Isotope effect.

Idea of BCS theory (No derivation) (6 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Introduction to Solid State Physics, Charles Kittel, 8

th

Ed., 2004, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.

Elements of Solid State Physics, J.P. Srivastava, 2

nd

Ed., 2006, Prentice-Hall of India

Introduction to Solids, Leonid V. Azaroff, 2004, Tata Mc-Graw Hill

Solid State Physics, Neil W. Ashcroft and N. David Mermin, 1976, Cengage Learning

Solid-state Physics, H.Ibach and H Luth, 2009, Springer

Elementary Solid State Physics, 1/e M. Ali Omar, 1999, Pearson India

Solid State Physics, M.A. Wahab, 2011, Narosa Publications

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PHYSICS-VIC: STATISTICAL MECHANICS

(Include related problems for each topic)

Classical Statistics: Macrostate and Microstate, Elementary Concept of Ensemble, Phase Space,

Entropy and Thermodynamic Probability, Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution Law, Partition Function,

Thermodynamic Functions of an Ideal Gas, Classical Entropy Expression, Gibbs Paradox, Sackur

Tetrode equation, Law of Equipartition of Energy(with proof) Applications to Specific Heat and its

Limitations, Thermodynamic Functions of a Two-Energy Levels System, Negative Temperature.

(14 Lectures)

Theory of Radiation: Properties of Thermal Radiation, Blackbody Radiation, Spectral distribution of

Black-body radiation, Kirchhoffs Law and applications, Radiation Pressure, Stefan-Boltzmann Law

Thermodynamical proof, Plancks Quantum Postulates, Plancks Law of Blackbody Radiation,

deduction of Wiens Distribution Law, Rayleigh-Jeans Law, Stefan-Boltzmann Law and Wiens

displacement Law from Plancks Law, Sahas Ionization formula and applications. (8 Lectures)

Bose-Einstein Statistics: B-E distribution law, Thermodynamic functions of a strongly Degenerate

Bose Gas, Bose Einstein condensation, properties of liquid He (qualitative description),

Thermodynamic functions of photon gas, Bose derivation of Plancks law. (12 Lectures)

Fermi-Dirac Statistics: Fermi-Dirac Distribution Law, Thermodynamic functions of a Completely

and strongly Degenerate Fermi Gas, Fermi Energy, Electron gas in a Metal, Specific Heat of Metals,

Relativistic Fermi gas, White Dwarf Stars, Chandrasekhar Mass Limit. (14 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Statistical Mechanics, R.K. Pathria, Butterworth Heinemann: 2

nd

Ed., 1996, Oxford Univ. Press.

Statistical Physics, Berkeley Physics Course, F Reif, 2008, Tata McGraw-Hill

Statistical Mechanics, K. Huang, Second Edition, 1987, Wiley.

Statistical and Thermal Physics, S. Lokanathan and R.S. Gambhir. 1991, Prentice Hall

Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics, Francis W. Sears and Gerhard

L. Salinger, 1986, Narosa.

Modern Thermodynamics with Statistical Mechanics, Carl S. Helrich, 2009, Springer

An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics, R.H.Swendsen, 2012, Oxford Univ.

Press

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-VI

(Students have to perform at least 4 experiments from each section i.e. VIA, VIB and VIC. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-VIA

1. To verify the law of Malus for plane polarized light.

2. To determine the specific rotation of sugar solution using Polarimeter.

3. To analyze elliptically polarized Light by using a Babinets compensator.

4. To study dependence of radiation on angle for a simple Dipole antenna.

5. To determine the value of e/m by (a) Magnetic focussing or (b) Bar magnet.

6. To determine the wavelength and velocity of ultrasonic waves in a liquid (Kerosene Oil,

Xylene, etc.) by studying the diffraction of light through an ultrasonic grating.

7. To study the reflection, refraction of microwaves

8. To study Polarization and double slit interference in microwaves.

PHYSICS LAB.-VIB

1. Measurement of susceptibility of paramagnetic solution (Quinck`s Tube Method)

2. To measure the Magnetic susceptibility of Solids.

3. Measurement various magnetic parameters of ferromagnetic substances, like coercivity,

retentivity, saturation magnetization and hysteresis loss

4. To determine the Coupling Coefficient of a Piezoelectric crystal.

5. To measure the Dielectric Constant of a dielectric Materials with frequency

6. To determine the complex dielectric constant and plasma frequency of metal using Surface

Plasmon resonance (SPR)

7. To determine the refractive index of a dielectric layer using SPR

PHYSICS LAB.-VIC

1. To determine the refractive index of liquid by total internal reflection using Wollastons air-

film.

2. To determine the refractive Index of (1) Glass and (2) a Liquid by total internal reflection using

a Gaussian eyepiece.

3. To study the polarization of light by reflection and determine the polarizing angle for air-glass

interface.

4. To verify the Stefan`s law of radiation and to determine the value of Stefans constant.

5. To determine the value of Boltzmann constant using forward characteristics of a PN diode.

6. To study the PE Hysteresis loop of a Ferroelectric Crystal.

7. To draw the BH curve of iron using a Solenoid and determine the energy loss from Hysteresis.

Reference Books

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L. Flint and H.T. Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Ed., 2011, Kitab Mahal,

New Delhi

Elements of Solid State Physics, J.P. Srivastava, 2

nd

Ed., 2006, Prentice-Hall of India

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PHYSICS-VIIA: MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS-IV

The emphasis of the course is on applications in solving problems of interest to physicists. The

students are to be examined entirely on the basis of problems, seen and unseen.

Linear Algebra

Vector Spaces: Vector Spaces over Fields of Real and Complex numbers. Examples. Vector space of

functions. Linear independence of vectors. Basis and dimension of a vector space. Change of basis.

Subspace. Isomorphisms. Inner product and Norm. Inner product of functions: the weight function.

Triangle and Cauchy Schwartz Inequalities. Orthonormal bases. Sine and cosine functions in a Fourier

series as an orthonormal basis. Gram Schmidt orthogonalisation. (10 Lectures)

Linear Transformations: Introduction. Identity and inverse. Singular and non-singular transformations.

Representation of linear transformations by matrices. Similarity transformation. Linear operators.

Differential operators as linear operators on vector space of functions. Commutator of operators.

Orthogonal & unitary operators and their matrix representations.Adjoint of a linear operator. Hermitian

operators and their matrix representation. Hermitian differential operators and boundary conditions.

Examples. Eigenvalues & eigenvectors of linear operators. Properties of eigenvalues and eigenvectors

of Hermitian and unitary operators. Functions of Hermitian operators/matrices. (14 Lectures)

Tensors: Tensors as multilinear transformations (functionals) on vectors. Examples: Moment of

Inertia, dielectric susceptibility. Components of a tensor in a basis. Symmetric and antisymmetric

tensors. The completely antisymmetric tensor. Non-orthonormal and reciprocal bases. Summation

convention. Inner product of vectors and the metric tensor. Coordinate systems & coordinate basis

vectors. Reciprocal coordinate basis. Components of metric in a coordinate basis and association with

infinitesimal distance. Change of basis: relation between coordinate basis vectors. Change of tensor

components under a change of coordinate system. Example: Inertial coordinates and bases in

Minkowski space, Lorentz transformations as coordinate transformations, the Elelctromagnetic tensor

and change in its components under Lorentz transformations. (14 Lectures)

Calculus of Variations

Variational Principle: Eulers Equation. Application to Simple Problems(shape of a soap film, Fermat's

Principle,etc.). Several Dependent Variables and Euler's Equations. Example: Hamilton's Principle and

the Euler-Lagrange equations of motion. Geodesics: geodesic equation as a set of Euler's equations.

Constrained Variations: Variations with constraints. Applications: motion of a simple pendulum,

particle constrained to move on a hoop. (10 Lectures)

Suggested Study: (1) Orthogonal polynomials as eigenfunctions of Hermitian differential operators.

(2) Determination of the principal axes of moment of inertia through diagonalization. (3) Vector space

of wave functions in Quantum Mechanics: Position and momentum differential operators and their

commutator, wave functions for stationary states as eigenfunctions of Hermitian differential operator.

(4) Lagrangian formulation in Classical Mechanics with constraints. (5) Study of geodesics in

Euclidean and other spaces (surface of a sphere, etc). (6) Estimation of ground state energy and wave

function of a quantum system.

Reference Books:

Mathematical Tools for Physics, James Nearing, 2010, Dover Publications

Mathematical Methods for Physicists, G.B. Arfken, H.J. Weber, F.E.Harris,1970, Elsevier

Introduction to Matrices and Linear Transformations, D.T. Finkbeiner, 1978, Dover Publications

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Linear Algebra, W. Cheney, E.W. Cheney and D.R. Kincaid, 2012, Jones and Bartlett Learning

Mathematics for Physicists, Susan M. Lea, 2004, Thomson Brooks/Cole

Additional Books for Reference

Mathematical Methods for Physicis and Engineers, K.F.Riley, M.P.Hobson, S.J.Bence, 3

rd

Ed.,

2006, Cambridge University Press

Mathematics for Physicists: Philippe Denneryand Andre Krzywicki, 1967, Dover Publications

The Mathematics of Physics and Chemistry, H. Margenau and G. M. Murphy, 1956, Van Nostrand

Advanced Engineering Mathematics, D.J.Zill& W.S.Wright, 4

th

Ed., 2012,Jones& Bartlett Learning

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PHYSICS-VIIB: QUANTUM MECHANICS AND APPLICATIONS-II

Motivation for developing a linear vector space formulation to describe quantum phenomenon. Brief

review of linear vector spaces with ket notation: Inner product, norm, Schwarz inequality, linear

operators, eigenvalue and eigenvector, adjoint of a linear operator, Hermitian or self-adjoint operators

and their properties, unitary operators, orthonormal basis discrete and continuous. Connection with

wavefunctions. Bra vectors. (6 Lectures)

Representation of quantum states with ket vectors and physical observables by Hermitian operators.

Unitary time-evolution and Schrodinger equation in ket notation. Measurement of an observable and

collapse of a state-vector; Born rule and probability. Expectation value of an observable. Canonical

commutation relations - commutators of position and momentum, commutators for orbital and spin

angular momentum. Compatible and incompatible observables: the uncertainty principle. Ehrenfrest's

theorem and the classical limit. Correspondence with Schrodinger wave mechanics. Dynamics of two-

level systems, such as electron spin in a uniform magnetic field. One dimensional Harmonic oscillator

using ladder operators. Composite system consisting of two particles: direct product of kets. Identical

particles: symmetric and antisymmetric states. Pauli's exclusion principle. (22 Lectures)

Application to atomic and molecular Physics: Addition of orbital and spin angular momenta, J=

L+S. Commutators of J x, J y and Jz; ladder operators, eigenvalues and eigenstates of total angular

momentum operators. Zeeman effect-normal and anomalous. Composite system consisting of two spin

half particles - singlet and triplet states. Multi-electron atoms and the periodic table. Fine structure,

spin orbit coupling, spectral notations for atomic states. L-S and J-J couplings. Variational method and

its application in determining the ground state energy of Helium atom. The Hydrogen ion molecule.

Rotational spectra: the rigid rotator and its energy eigenvalues. Vibrational spectra: the Morse potential

and corresponding energy eigenvalues. The rotation-vibration spectra. Selection rules. Determination

of internuclear distance. (20 Lectures)

Suggested study: (1) Matrix mechanics and the Heisenberg picture. (2) Coherent states. (3) Lattice

vibrations and phonons (4) Neutron interference experiment in gravity. (5) Two state systems: atomic

clocks; nuclear magnetic resonance; neutrino oscillations. (6) Quantum entanglement: Schrodingers

cat and EPR paradoxes; quantum computation - qubit as a superposition of |0>and |1>binary states,

entangled qubits, parallel branches and parallel processing.

Reference Books:

Modern Quantum Mechanic, J.J Sakurai, Revised Edition, 1994, Addision-Wesley

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, C. Cohen-Tannoudgi, B. Diu, F. Laloe, 1977, Wiley-VCH

A Text book of Quantum Mechanics, P.M.Mathews & K.Venkatesan, 2

nd

Ed.,2010, McGraw Hill

Quantum Mechanics, Brian H. Bransden and C. Charles J ean Joachain, 2000, Printice Hall

Quantum Mechanics, Eugen Merzbacher, 3

rd

Ed., 1997, John Willey and Sons, Inc.

The principles of quantum mechanics, P.A.M. Dirac`s, 2009, Springer

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-VII

(Students have to perform at least 5 simulations and 2 experiments from each section VIIA and VIIB.

Additional experiments may be included with approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-VIIA

Scilab based simulations experiments based on Mathematical Physics problems like

A. Solve differential equations:

dy/dx =e

-x

with y =0 for x =0

dy/dx + e

-x

y =x

2

d

2

y/dt

2

+2 dy/dt =-y

d

2

y/dt

2

+e

-t

dy/dt =-y

B. Dirac Delta Function:

Evaluate

1

2nc

2

c

-(x-2)

2

2o

2

(x +3)Jx, for o =1, 0.1, 0.01 and show it tends to 5.

C. Fourier Series:

Program to sum (0.2)

n

n=1

Evaluate the Fourier coefficients of a given periodic function (square wave)

D. Frobenius method and Special functions:

P

n

()P

m

()J = o

n,m

+1

-1

Plot P

n

(x), ]

(x)

Show recursion relation

E. Complex analysis: Integrate 1/(x

2

+2) numerically and check with computer integration.

F. Integral transform: FFT of c

-x

2

G. Linear algebra:

Multiplication of two 3 x 3 matrices

Eigenvalue and eigenvectors of

_

2 1 1

1 3 2

3 1 4

_;_

1 i 3+4i

+i 2 4

34i 4 3

_; _

2 i 2i

+i 4 3

2i 3 5

_

List of Experiments

1. Study of Electron spin resonance- determine magnetic field as a function of the resonance

frequency

2. Zeeman effect: with external magnetic field; Hyperfine splitting

3. Quantum efficiency of CCDs

4. To show the tunneling effect in a tunnel diode using forward biased I-V characteristics.

5. Create vacuum in a small chamber using a mechanical (rotary) pump and measure the chamber

pressure using a pressure gauge.

PHYSICS LAB.-VIIB

PSPICE simulation for electrical networks and electronic circuits

A. To verify the Thevenin and Norton Theorems.

B. Design and analyze the series and parallel LCR circuits

C. Design the low pass and high pass passive filters of given cutoff frequency

D. Design the inverting and non-inverting amplifier using an Op-Amp of given gain

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E. Design and Verification of op-amp as integrator and differentiator

F. Design the first order active low pass and high pass filters of given cutoff frequency

G. Design the active band pass and band reject pass filters of given bandwidth

H. Design and analyze the Clippers and Clampers circuits using junction diode

I. Design a Wein`s Bridge oscillator of given frequency.

J. Design clocked SR and J K Flip-Flop`s using NAND Gates

K. Design 4-bit asynchronous counter using Flip-Flop ICs

L. Design the CE amplifier of a given gain and its frequency response.

M. Design an astable multivibrator using IC555 of given duty cycle.

N. Design a monostable multivibrator of given pulse width using IC555 Timer

List of experiments:

1. Calculation of error for each data point of observations recorded in experiments done in

previous semesters (choose any two).

2. Calculation of least square fitting manually without giving weightage to error. Confirmation of

least square fitting of data through computer program.

3. Comparison of pickup of noise in cables of different types (co-axial, single shielded, double

shielded, without shielding) of length of about 2m, understanding of importance of grounding

using function generator of mV level and a digital oscilloscope.

4. To design and study the Sample and Hold Circuit.

5. Glow an LED via USB port of PC

6. Sense the input voltage at a pin of USB port and subsequently glow the LED connected

with another pin of USB port

Reference Books:

PC based instrumentation; Concepts and Practice, N. Mathivanan, 2007, Prentice-Hall of India.

Introduction to PSPICE using ORCAD for circuits& Electronics, M.H.Rashid,2003, PHI Learning

Electronic circuits:Handbook of design and applications, U. Tietze, Ch. Schenk, 2008, Springer

Embedded Microcomputer systems:Real time interfacing, J.W.Valvano, 2012, Cengage Learning

Basic Electronics:A text lab manual, P.B.Zbar, A.P.Malvino, M.A.Miller, 1990, Mc-Graw Hill

Measurement, Instrumentation and Experiment Design in Physics & Engineering, M.Sayer and A.

Mansingh, 2005, PHI Learning.

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PHYSICS-VIIC: Research Methodology

UNIT-1: Introduction (4 Lectures)

Introduction and definition of Research. Classification of research- Experimental and Theoretical;

Fundamental and Applied; Quantitative and Qualitative. Motivation for research. Research

Methodology-Definition of Problem; Aim and objectives; historical background of investigation;

Issues and concerns related to scientific investigation.

UNIT-2: Literature Review (11 Lectures)

Introduction to Peer-reviewed and Open access J ournals, E-Journals and E-books. Impact factor of a

Journal. Journals Abbreviations, Abstracts, Manuscript titles, Reviews, Monographs. Citation index. h-

index, i10-index. Various tools for Literature review: Idea about print and digital resources.

Introduction to Physical Abstracts and Current contents. search of research articles via Subject and

Author index. Common E-search engines for literature, Scopus, HEP-spires, Google Scholar, Scirus,

SciFinder. Search for publications related to institutes/society (APS, AIP, IOP etc.) or publishers

(Elsevier-Science direct, etc.). Overview of publications of a scientist.

UNIT-3: Measurements and Analysis (12 Lectures)

Designing an experiment, generation and recording of data. Numbers, units, abbreviations and

nomenclature used in scientific writing. Accuracy and precision. Significant figures. Error and

uncertainty analysis. Types of errors: Gross error, systematic error, random error. Statistical analysis of

data (Arithmetic mean, deviation from mean, average deviation, standard deviation, chi-square).

Correlation and regression. Least square curve fitting, spline fitting, Guassian distribution.

Introduction to software for drawing and analysis of graphical representation of data including MS-

Excel, ORIGIN, etc. Incorporation of error bars in graphs.

UNIT-4: Laboratory and Safety Practices (14 Lectures)

General: Introduction to occupational health and safety. Handling of gas cylinders, Cryogenic systems,

Ovens and Furnaces, Mechanical pumps.

Electrical Safety: Voltage and frequency of ac mains (single phase and three phase) in India. Safe

electrical practice in Laboratory. Shielding and Grounding, Methods of safety grounding. Energy

coupling. Grounding. Shielding: Electrostatic shielding. Electromagnetic Interference.

Laser Safety: Laser Hazards. Classification of lasers (Class 1 to 5). Eye protection. Conditions for

control of Laser areas. Labeling and warning for Laser area.

Radiation Safety: Electromagnetic emissions. Essential practices for handling Radioactive ad Nuclear

sources. Units of radiation dose. dose rate. dose distribution. Effective dose. Equivalent dose, Effect of

Human exposure to radiation. Regulatory authority, radiation signs & badges and disposal procedure.

Chemical Safety: Idea about labels and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDSs). Handling of acids, toxic

and corrosive chemicals, disposal of chemicals.

Safety equipments and procedures: Fire and gas alarms, Fire extinguishers, First aid kit, immediate

treatment for electrical shock and chemical burn, Eye washes

UNIT-5: Scientific Writing and Patents (7 Lectures)

Art of scientific writing and presentation. Writing references. Research and scientific writing ethics-

Importance, basic principle, issues of authorship (in a group or collaborative work), plagiarism,

conflict of interest, research misconduct. Introduction to Intellectual Property- Patent, copyright.

Definition of Invention and discovery. Idea about patentability. Importance of academia-industry

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interaction, Marketing of research outcome. Preparation of Power point scientific presentation. Poster

presentation.

Reference Books:

Measurement, Instrumentation and Experiment Design in Physics & Engineering, M.Sayer and A.

Mansingh, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation, A.K. Ghosh, 3

rd

Edn., PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Experimental Methods for Engineers, J.P. Holman, McGraw Hill

Data reduction and error analysis for physical science, Philip R. Bevington and D. Keith Robinson

Dawson, C. Practical Research Methods, A user-friendly guides to mastering research techniques

and projects, 4000 to Books Ltd. (2002).

Research Methodology-methods and Technqiues, C.R.Kothari, 1985, Wiley Eastern.

OSU safety manual 1.01.

Practical research methods, C. Dawson, 2002, UBS Publishers, New Delhi.

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PHYSICS LAB.-VIIC

DISSERTATION

1. Identification of a research Topic, reading of relevant literature, Summary of National and

International Scenario.

2. Understanding of the unsolved and unresolved problems in the literature, framing of

objectives for dissertation.

3. Assessment about the feasibility of identified objectives within available resources, and fine

tuning of objectives for future work.

4. Experimental / computational analysis, data analysis and writing of report.

5. Writing of manuscript and Poster making for presentation in scientific conferences or

publication in Journal based on above work.

Reference Books:

Literature Review

Measurement, Instrumentation and Experiment Design in Physics & Engineering, M.Sayer and A.

Mansingh, 2005, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation, A.K. Ghosh, 3

rd

Edn., PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Data reduction and error analysis for physical science, Philip R. Bevington and D. Keith Robinson

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PHYSICS-VIIIA: PHYSICS OF DEVICES AND INSTRUMENTS

UNIT-1

Devices: Characteristic and Equivalent Circuits of UJT and J FET. Metal-semiconductor and metal

oxide semiconductor junctions. MOSFET their frequency limits. Enhancement and Depletion Mode

MOSFETS, Charge coupled devices. (13 Lectures)

UNIT-2

Power supply and Filters: Block Diagram of a Power Supply, Qualitative idea of C and L Filters. IC

Regulators, Line and load regulation, Short circuit protection (3 Lectures)

Active and Passive Filters, Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass and band Reject Filters. (4 Lectures)

Multivibrators: Astable and Monostable Multivibrators using transistors. (2 Lectures)

Phase Locked Loop (PLL): Basic Principles, Phase detector (XOR and edge triggered), Voltage

Controlled Oscillator (Basics, varactor). Loop Filter Function, Loop Filter Circuits, transient

response, lock and capture. Basic idea of PLL IC (565 or 4046). (4 Lectures)

UNIT-3

Transducers and Sensors (Working principle, efficiency, applications): Active and passive transducers.

Characteristics of Transducers. Transducers as electrical element and their signal conditioning.

Temperature transducers: RTD, Thermistor. Position transducer: Strain gauge, Piezoelectric

transducer. Inductance transducer: Linear variable differential transformer (LVDT), Capacitance

transducer. Magnetoresistive transducer. Radiation Sensors: Principle of gas filled detector, ionization

chamber, scintillation detector. (10 Lectures)

UNIT-4

Introduction to communication systems: Block diagram of electronic communication system, Need for

modulation. Amplitude modulation. Modulation Index. Analysis of Amplitude Modulated wave.

Sideband frequencies in AM wave. CE Amplitude Modulator. Demodulation of AM wave using Diode

Detector. basic idea of Frequency, Phase, Pulse and Digital Modulation including ASK, PSK, FSK.

(12 lectures)

Reference Books:

Physics of Semiconductor Devices, S.M. Sze & Know K. Ng, 3

rd

Ed., 2008, John Wiley and Sons

Electronic devices and integrated circuits, Ajay Kumar Singh, 2011, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Op-Amps & Linear Integrated Circuits, R.A.Gayakwad,4

th

Ed., 2000, PHI Learning Pvt.Ltd.

Electronic Devices and Circuits, A. Mottershead, 1998, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Electronic Communication systems, G. Kennedy, 1999, Tata McGraw Hill.

Measurement, Instrumentation and Experiment Design in Physics & Engineering, M.Sayer and A.

Mansingh, 2005, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Introduction to Measurements & Instrumentation, A.K.Ghosh, 3

rd

Ed.,2009,PHI Learning Pvt.Ltd.

Electronic Devices & circuit Theory, R.L. Boylestad and L.D. Nashelsky, 2009, Pearson India

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PHYSICS-VIIIB: CLASSICAL DYNAMICS

The emphasis of the course is on applications in solving problems of interest to physicists. The

students are to be examined entirely on the basis of problems, seen and unseen.

Classical Mechanics of Point Particles: Generalised coordinates and velocities. Hamilton's Principle,

Lagrangian and the Euler-Lagrange equations. Applications to simple systems such as coupled oscillators.

Canonical momenta & Hamiltonian. Hamilton's equations of motion. Applications: Hamiltonian for a harmonic

oscillator, particle in a central force field. Poisson brackets. Canonical transformations. (15 Lectures)

Special Theory of Relativity: Postulates of Special Theory of Relativity. Lorentz Transformations. Minkowski

space. The invariant interval, light cone and world lines. Spacetime diagrams. Time-dilation, length contraction

and the twin paradox. Four-vectors: spacelike, timelike and lightlike. Four-velocity and acceleration. The metric

and alternating tensors. Four-momentumand energy-momentum relation. Doppler effect from a four-vector

perspective. Concept of four-force. Conservation of four-momentum. Relativistic kinematics. Application to

two-body decay of an unstable particle. The Electromagnetic field tensor and its transformation under Lorentz

transformations: relation to known transformation properties of E and B. Electric and magnetic fields due to a

uniformly moving charge. Equation of motion of a charged particle and Maxwell's equations in tensor form.

Motion of charged particles in external electric and magnetic fields. (23 Lectures)

Electromagnetic radiation: Review of retarded potentials. Potentials due to a moving charge: Lienard

Wiechert potentials. Electric and Magnetic fields due to a moving charge: Power radiated, Larmors formula

and its relativistic generalisation. (10 Lectures)

Suggested Study: Principle of Virtual Work and d'Alebert's Principle; Canonical transfromations; Aberration of

Starlight; Synchrotron Radiation.

Reference Books:

Classical Mechanics, H. Goldstein, C. P. Poole, J. L. Safko, 3

rd

Edn., 2002, Pearson Education.

Mechanics, L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, 1976, Pergamon.

Classical Electrodynamics, J.D. Jackson, 3

rd

Edn., 1998, Wiley.

The Classical Theory of Fields, L.D Landau, E.M Lifshitz, 4

th

Edn., 2003, Elsevier.

Introduction to Electrodynamics, D.J. Griffiths (International Edition), 2012, Pearson Education.

Classical Mechanics: An introduction, Dieter Strauch, 2009, Springer.

Solved Problems in classical Mechanics, O.L. Delange and J. Pierrus, 2010, Oxford Press.

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PHYSICS PRACTICAL-VIII

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments from each section VIIIA and VIIIB. Additional

experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

PHYSICS LAB.-VIIIA

1. To design a power supply of given rating using bridge rectifier and study effect of C-filter

2. To design the active Low pass and High pass filters of given specification

3. To design the active filter (wide band pass and band reject) of given specification

4. To study the output and transfer characteristics of a FET

5. To design a common source FET Amplifier and study its frequency response.

6. Determine output characteristics of a LVDT and measure displacement using LVDT

7. Measurement of Strain using Strain Gauge.

8. Measurement of level using capacitive transducer.

9. Study of distance measurement using ultrasonic transducer.

10. Calibrate Semiconductor type temperature sensor (AD590, LM35, or LM75)

11. To measure the change in temperature of ambient using Resistance Temperature Device (RTD)

12. Study of characteristics of GM tube and determination of operating voltage and plateau length

using background radiation as source (without commercial source). Study of counting statistics.

13. Study of possible radiation in different materials (eg. KSO

4

) using GM at operating voltage.

PHYSICS LAB.-VIIIB

1. To study the output characteristics of a MOSFET.

2. To study the characteristics of a UJT and design a simple Relaxation Oscillator.

3. To design an Amplitude Modulator using Transistor.

4. To design PWM, PPM, PAM and Pulse code modulation using ICs.

5. To design an Astable multivibrator of given specifications using transistor

6. To study a PLL IC (Lock and capture range)

7. Generation of DSB-SC AM signal and SSB AM signal

8. To study envelope detector for demodulation of AM signal

9. Study of ASK and FSK modulator

10. Study of PSK modulator and demodulator.

11. To study ASK encoded data and detection of unique code in RFID technology.

Reference Books:

Basic Electronics:A text lab manual, P.B.Zbar, A.P.Malvino, M.A.Miller,1994, Mc-Graw Hill

Integrated Electronics, J. Millman and C.C. Halkias, 1991, Tata Mc-Graw Hill

Electronics : Fundamentals and Applications, J.D. Ryder, 2004, Prentice Hall

OP-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuit, R. A. Gayakwad, 4

th

edition, 2000, Prentice Hall

Electronic Principle, Albert Malvino, 2008, Tata Mc-Graw Hill

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PHYSICS-VIIIC: DISSERTATION

Dissertation to be carried out in group on the topics decided during7

th

semester

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APPLIED COURSES (PHYSICS)

III SEMESTER

PHY-AC-I: COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS-I

The aim of this course is not just to teach computer programming and numerical analysis

but to emphasize its role in solving problems in Physics.

Highlights the use of computational methods to solve physical problems

Use of computer language as a tool in solving physics problems (applications)

The course will consist of lectures (both theory and practical) in the Computer Lab

Evaluation done not on the programming but on the basis of formulating the problem

Aim at teaching students to construct the computational problem to be solved

Students can use any one operating system Linux or Microsoft Windows

Additional experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses

Topics Description with Applications

Introduction and Overview

(1 Period)

Computer architecture and organization, memory and

Input/output devices

Basics of scientific computing

(3 Periods)

Binary and decimal arithmetic, Floating point numbers,

algorithms, Sequence, Selection and Repetition, single

and double precision arithmetic,underflow & overflow-

emphasize the importance of making equations in terms

of dimensionless variables, Iterative methods

Errors and error Analysis

(2 Periods)

Truncation and round off errors, Absolute and relative

errors, Floating point computations.

Review of C & C++Programming

fundamentals

(6 Periods)

Introduction to Programming, constants, variables and

data types, operators and Expressions, I/O statements,

scanf and printf, cin and cout, Manipulators for data

formatting, Control statements (decision making and

looping statements) (Ifstatement. Ifelse Statement.

Nested if Structure. Elseif Statement. Ternary

Operator. Goto Statement. Switch Statement.

Unconditional and Conditional Looping. While Loop.

Do-While Loop. FOR Loop. Break and Continue

Statements. Nested Loops), Arrays (1D & 2D) and

strings, user defined functions, Structures and Unions,

Idea of classes and objects

Programs:

(4 Periods)

Sum & average of a list of numbers, largest of a given

list of numbers and its location in the list, sorting of

numbers in ascending descending order, Binary search

Random number generation

(2 Periods)

Area of circle, area of square, volume of sphere, value

of

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Solution of Algebraic and Transcendental

equations by Bisection, Newton Raphson

and Secant methods (6 Periods)

Solution of linear and quadratic equation, solving

tan ; I I

0

(Sin

)

2

in optics

Interpolation by Newton Gregory Forward

and Backward difference formula, Error

estimation of linear interpolation

(6 Periods)

Evaluation of trigonometric functions e.g. sin , Given

Bessels function at N points find its value at an

intermediate point.

Numerical differentiation (Forward and

Backward difference formula) and

Integration (Trapezoidal and Simpson

rules), Monte Carlo method (6 Periods)

Given Position with equidistant time data to calculate

velocity and acceleration and vice versa. Find the area

of B-H Hysteresis loop

Referred Books:

Introduction to Numerical Analysis, S.S. Sastry, 5

th

Edn., 2012, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Schaum's Outline of Programming with C++. J. Hubbard, 2000, McGrawHill Publications.

Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing, W.H. Press et al., 3

rd

Edn.,

2007, Cambridge University Press.

A first course in Numerical Methods, Uri M. Ascher and Chen Greif, 2012, PHI Learning

Elementary Numerical Analysis, K. E. Atkinson, 3

r d

Edn., 2007, Wiley India Edition.

Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers, R. W. Hamming, 1973, Courier Dover Pub.

An Introduction to computational Physics, T. Pang, 2

nd

Edn., 2006, Cambridge Univ. Press

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IV SEMESTER

PHY-AC-II: COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS-II

(Additional experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

Topics

Description with Applications

Introduction to Numerical computation

software Scilab (9 Periods)

Introduction to Scilab, Advantages and disadvantages,

Scilab environment, Command window, Figure

window, Edit window, Variables and arrays,

Initialising variables in Scilab, Multidimensional

arrays, Subarray, Special values, Displaying output

data, data file, Scalar and array operations, Hierarchy

of operations, Built in Scilab functions, Introduction to

plotting, 2D and 3D plotting (2), Branching Statements

and program design, Relational and logical operators,

the while loop, for loop, details of loop operations,

break and continue statements, nested loops, logical

arrays and vectorization (2) User defined functions,

Introduction to Scilab functions, Variable passing in

Scilab, optional arguments, preserving data between

calls to a function, Complex and Character data, string

function, Multidimensional arrays (2) an introduction

to Scilab file processing, file opening and closing,

Binary I/o functions, comparing binary and formatted

functions, Numerical methods and developing the skills

of writing a program (2)

Earlier examples of Computational Physics-I

repeated in this context

Curve fitting, Least square fit, Goodness

of fit, standard deviation (Period 6)

Ohms law to calculate R, Hookes law to calculate

spring constant

Solution of Linear system of equations

by Gauss elimination method and Gauss

Seidal method. Diagonalisation of

matrices, Inverse of a matrix, Eigen

vectors, eigen values problems

( 6 Periods)

Solution of mesh equations of electric circuits (3

meshes)

Solution of coupled spring mass systems (3 masses)

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Solution of ODE

First order Differential equation Euler,

modified Euler and Runge- Kutta

second order methods

Second order differential equation

Fixed difference method

(9 Periods)

First order differential equation

Radioactive decay

Current in RC, LC circuits with DC source

Newtons law of cooling

Classical equations of motion

Second order DE

Harmonic oscillator (no friction)

Damped Harmonic oscillator

Overdamped

Critical damped

Oscillatory

Forced Harmonic oscillator

Transient and

Steady state solution

Apply above to LCR circuits also

Using Scicos / xcos

(6 Periods)

Generating square wave, sine wave, saw tooth wave

Solution to harmonic oscillator

Study of beat phenomenon

Phase space plots

Suggested Topics and introduction to

interfacing (using Microcontroller*)

(6 Periods)

Signal generators, LCR circuit

A computer is connected to a panel of eight

switches and eight LEDs

Write a program in C/C++to send a byte of data

to the eight LEDs (output a byte of data)

Write a program in C/C++to sense whether a

switch is on or off (reading a byte of data)

Write a program in C/C++to send data using a

delay to blink an LED*

Referred Books:

Schaum's Outline of Programming with C++. J. Hubbard, 2000, McGrawHill Publications.

Numerical Mathematical Analysis, J.D. Scarborough, 1946, Oxford and IBH Publishing.

Numerical Methods for delay differential equations, A. Bellen and M. Zennaro, 2013, Oxford

Science publications.

Embedded Systems: Architecture, Programming & Design, R.Kamal, 2008, Tata McGraw Hill

Numerical Methods using MATLAB, J.H.Mathews, K.D.Fink, 4

th

Edn. 2004, PHI Learning.

Numerical Computing with MATLAB, C.B.Moler, 2004, SIAM, PHI Learning

A concise Introduction to MATLAB, William J. Palm III, 2008, Tata McGraw Hill.

A Guide to MATLAB, B.R. Hunt, R.L. Lipsman and J.M. Rosenberg, 2001, Cambridge

University Press.

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V SEMESTER

PHY-AC-IIIA: EMBEDDED SYSTEM: INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS

(Additional experiments may be included with the approval of the committee of courses)

I. Review of Microprocessors and 8085: Data and Address Bus. 8085 Interrupts: Hardware

and Software. EI,DI, RIM and SIM Instruction' Concept of Interfacing Peripherals.

Counters and Time Delays. (2 Periods)

II. Introduction to an embedded systems design: Meaning of Embedded systems,

Microcontrollers, Memory Devices (EPROM, EEPROM and Flash), Embedded System

Management, Need of software for an Embedded System. (4 Periods)

III. Introduction to 8051 Microcontroller family:

(Students are advised to perform at least two experiments from each section)

A. Architecture and basic assembly language programming concepts: The program Counter

and ROM Spaces in the 8051. Flag Bits and PSW Register. Accessing Register banks

and Stacks. Loop and Jump Instructions. Call Instructions. (6 Periods)

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS USING MICROCONTROLLER

1. Write a program to compute 1 +2 +3 + +n and save the sum.

2. Write a program to subtract any two numbers.

3. Write a program to multiply two numbers.

B. Time delay generations and calculations. Interfacing of LEDs with Microcontroller

(AT89C51) (6 Periods)

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS USING MICROCONTROLLER

1. Write a program to create a rectangular wave of a given duty cycle.

2. Write a program to make the LED connected with a port of microcontroller to glow

for a given time delay.

3. Write a program to make the LED connected to a microcontroller to glow if an

external TTL input (5 V) is given to a bit of a port (Connect a switch).

C. Accessing memory using various addressing modes. Arithmetic instructions and

programs. Logical instructions, BCD and ASCII application programs. (6 Periods)

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS USING MICROCONTROLLER

1. Write a program to check the smallest of two numbers.

2. Write a program to find if a given number is prime or not.

3. Write a program to find the factorial of a given number.

4. Write a program to convert a hexadecimal number to decimal.

5. Write a program to find the average of numbers stored in a set of RAM locations.

6. Write a program to check if the given character string is a Palindrome.

D. Single-bit instruction programming. Reading input pins vs. port Latch. Programming of

8051 Timers. Interfacing with LCD and motors. (9 Periods)

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS USING MICROCONTROLLER

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1. Write a program to generate a rectangular wave with a given high and low time

using timers.

2. Write a program to toggle the bits of any port connected with an LED for a given

time using timers.

3. Write a program to display the letters of a given word on the LCD one by one and

together.

4. Write a program to roll the letters of a given word.

5. Write a program to turn a DC motor in either direction using a microcontroller.

6. Write a program to turn a stepper motor in either direction using a microcontroller.

7. Write a program to interface a graphical LCD.

IV. Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS): I/O Subsystems. Interrupt Routines in RTOS

Environment. Task Scheduling in RTOS. Interrupt Latency and response times of the tasks.

(3 Periods)

(This is the list of suggested experiments. More experiments of similar nature may be included)

Referred Books:

Embedded Systems:Architecture, Programming & Design, R. Kamal, 2008, Tata McGraw Hill

The 8051 Microcontroller and Embedded Systems Using Assembly and C, M.A.Mazidi, J.G.

Mazidi, and R.D. McKinlay, 2

nd

Ed., 2007, Pearson Education India.

Embedded Microcomputor System: Real Time Interfacing, J.W. Valvano, 2000, Brooks/Cole

The 8051 Microcontroller: Architecture, Programming, and Applications, K.J.Ayala, 1996,

Penram Intl, CS 684 - Embedded Systems

Microcontrollers in practice, I.Susnea and M.Mitescu, 2005, Springer.

Embedded System, B.K. Rao, 2011, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Embedded Systems: Design & applications, 1/e S.F. Barrett, 2008, Pearson Education India

Embedded Microcomputer systems:Real time interfacing,J.W.Valvano 2011,Cengage Learning

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VI SEMESTER

PHY-AC-IVA: APPLIED OPTICS

Theory includes only qualitative explanation. Minimum five experiments should be performed

covering minimum three sections. Additional experiments may be included with approval of

committee of courses

(i) Sources and Detectors (9 Periods)

Lasers, Spontaneous and stimulated emissions, Theory of laser action, Einsteins

coefficients, Light amplification, Characterization of laser beam, He-Ne laser,

Semiconductor lasers.

Experiments on Lasers:

a. Determination of the grating radial spacing of the Compact Disc (CD) by reflection using

He-Ne or solid state laser.

b. To find the width of the wire or width of the slit using diffraction pattern obtained by a

He-Ne or solid state laser.

c. To find the polarization angle of laser light using polarizer and analyzer

d. Thermal expansion of quartz using laser

Experiments on Semiconductor Sources and Detectors:

a. V-I characteristics of LED

b. Study the characteristics of solid state laser

c. Study the characteristics of LDR

d. Photovoltaic Cell

e. Characteristics of IR sensor

(ii) Fourier Optics (6 Periods)

Concept of Spatial frequency filtering, Fourier transforming property of a thin lens

Experiments on Fourier Optics :

a. Fourier optic and image processing

1. Optical image addition/subtraction

2. Optical image differentiation

3. Fourier optical filtering

4. Construction of an optical 4f system

b. Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (FTS) is a powerful method for measuring emission and

absorption spectra, with wide application in atmospheric remote sensing, NMR

spectrometry and forensic science.

Experiment :

To study the interference pattern from a Michelson interferometer as a function of mirror

separation in the interferometer. The resulting interferogram is the Fourier transform of

the power spectrum of the source. Analysis of experimental interferograms allows one to

determine the transmission characteristics of several interference filters. Computer

simulation can also be done.

(iii) Holography

(6 Periods)

Basic principle and theory: coherence, resolution, Types of holograms, white light

reflection hologram, application of holography in microscopy, interferometry, and

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character recognization

Experiments on Holography and interferometry:

1. Recording and reconstructing holograms

2. Constructing a Michelson interferometer or a Febry Perot interferometer

3. Measuring the refractive index of air

4. Constructing a Sagnac interferometer

5. Constructing a Mach-Zehnder interferometer

6. White light Hologram

(iv) Magneto-optics and Electro-optics

(6 Periods)

Zeeman effect, Faraday Effect, Stark Effect, Kerr magneto-optic and electro-optic effect,

Pockels Electro-optic effect

Experiments on Magneto-optics, electro-optics and Acousto-optics effects:

a. Study of electro-optical effect (Kerr and Pockel effects) in crystals of KDP, ADP and

Lithium Niobate or liquid crystal.

b. To study Faraday Effect using a solenoid and to find Verdet constant of glass and also to

study how Verdet constant changes with wavelength.

c. To study Acousto-optic effect for the following possible experiments:

1. Observe Bragg diffraction and measure Bragg diffraction angle

2. Display acousto-optic modulation waveform

3. Observe acousto-optic deflection phenomenon

4. Measure acousto-optic diffraction efficiency and bandwidth

5. Measure the traveling velocity of ultrasound waves in a medium

6. Simulate optical communication using acousto-optic modulation technique

(v) Photonics : Fibre Optics

(9 Periods)

Optical fibres and their properties, Principal of light propagation through a fibre, The

numerical aperture, Attenuation in optical fibre and attenuation limit, Single mode and

multimode fibres, Fibre optic sensors: Fibre Bragg Grating

Experiments on Photonics : Fibre Optics

a. To measure the numerical aperture of an optical fibre

b. To study the variation of the bending loss in a multimode fibre

c. To determine the mode field diameter (MFD) of fundamental mode in a single-mode

fibre by measurements of its far field Gaussian pattern

d. To measure the near field intensity profile of a fibre and study its refractive index profile

e. To determine the power loss at a splice between two multimode fibre

Reference Books:

Optics, A. Ghatak, 4

th

Edition, 2009, Tata McGraw Hill.

Fundamental of optics, F. A. Jenkins & H. E. White, 1981, Tata McGraw hill.

LASERS: Fundamentals& applications,K.Thyagrajan & A.K.Ghatak,2010, Tata McGraw Hill

Fibre optics through experiments, M.R. Shenoy, S.K. Khijwania, et.al. 2009, Viva Books

Nonlinear Optics, Robert W. Boyd, (Chapter-I), 2008, Elsevier.

Optics, Karl Dieter Moller, Learning by computing with model examples, 2007, Springer.

Optical Systems and Processes, Joseph Shamir, 2009, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Optoelectronic Devices and Systems, S.C. Gupta, 2005, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Optical Physics, A.Lipson, S.G.Lipson and H.Lipson, 4

th

Edn., 1996, Cambridge Univ. Press

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DISCIPLINE COURSES-II (PHYSICS)

PHYSICS-1: THERMAL PHYSICS

Laws of Thermodynamics:

Thermodynamic Description of system: Zeroth Law of thermodynamics and temperature. First law and

internal energy, conversion of heat into work, Various Thermodynamical Processes, Applications of

First Law: General Relation between C

P

& C

V

, Work Done during Isothermal and Adiabatic Processes,

Compressibility & Expansion Coefficient, Reversible & irreversible processes, Second law & Entropy,

Carnots cycle & theorem, Entropy changes in reversible & irreversible processes,Entropy-temperature

diagrams, Third law of thermodynamics, Unattainability of absolute zero. (22 Lectures)

Thermodynamcial Potentials: Enthalpy, Gibbs, Helmholtz and Internal Energy functions, Maxwells

relations & applications - Joule-Thompson Effect, Clausius-Clapeyron Equation, Expression for (C

P

C

V

), C

P

/C

V

, TdS equations. (10 Lectures)

Kinetic Theory of Gases: Derivation of Maxwells law of distribution of velocities and its

experimental verification, Mean free path (Zeroth Order), Transport Phenomena: Viscosity,

Conduction and Diffusion (for vertical case), Law of equipartition of energy (no derivation) and its

applications to specific heat of gases; mono-atomic and diatomic gases. (10 Lectures)

Theory of Radiation: Blackbody radiation, Spectral distribution, Concept of Energy Density,

Derivation of Planck's law, Deduction of Wiens distribution law, Rayleigh-J eans Law, Stefan

Boltzmann Law and Wiens displacement law from Plancks law. (6 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Thermal Physics, S. Garg, R. Bansal and C. Ghosh, 1993, Tata McGraw-Hill.

A Treatise on Heat, Meghnad Saha, and B.N. Srivastava, 1969, Indian Press.

Thermodynamics, Enrico Fermi, 1956, Courier Dover Publications.

Thermodynamics, Kinetic theory & Statistical thermodynamics, F.W.Sears & G.L.Salinger. 1988,

Narosa

University Physics, Ronald Lane Reese, 2003, Thomson Brooks/Cole.

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PHYSICS LAB.1: THERMAL PHYSICS LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1. To determine Stefans Constant.

2. To determine the coefficient of thermal conductivity of copper by Searles Apparatus.

3. To determine the coefficient of thermal conductivity of a bad conductor by Lee and Charltons

disc method.

4. To determine the temperature co-efficient of resistance by Platinum resistance thermometer.

5. To study the variation of thermo emf across two junctions of a thermocouple with temperature.

6. To record and analyze the cooling temperature of an hot object as a function of time using a

thermocouple and suitable data acquisition system

7. To calibrate Resistance Temperature Device (RTD) using Null Method/Off-Balance Bridge

Reference Books:

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L.Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

B.Sc. Practical Physics, Geeta Sanon, 2009, R. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011, Kitab

Mahal, New Delhi.

A Laboratory Manual of Physics for Undergraduate Classes, D.P. Khandelwal, 1985, Vani

Publication.

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PHYSICS-2: MECHANICS

Vectors: Vector algebra. Scalar & vector products. Derivatives of a vector with respect to a parameter.

(4 Lectures)

Ordinary Differential Equations: 1

st

order homogeneous differential equations. 2

nd

order

homogeneous differential equations with constant coefficients. (6 Lectures)

Laws of Motion: Frames of reference. Newtons Laws of motion. Dynamics of a system of particles.

Centre of Mass. (10 Lectures)

Momentum and Energy: Conservation of momentum. Work and energy. Conservation of energy.

Motion of rockets. (6 Lectures)

Rotational Motion: Angular velocity and angular momentum. Torque. Conservation of angular

momentum. (5 Lectures)

Gravitation: Newtons Law of Gravitation. Motion of a particle in a central force field (motion is in a

plane, angular momentum is conserved, areal velocity is constant). Keplers Laws (statement only).

Satellite in circular orbit and applications. Geosynchronous orbits. GPS. Weightlessness.

Physiological effects on astronauts. (5 Lectures)

Oscillations: Simple harmonic motion. Differential equation of SHM and its solutions. Kinetic and

Potential Energy, Total Energy and their time averages. Damped oscillations. (6 Lectures)

Speed Theory of Relativity: Constancy of speed of light. Postulates of Special Theory of Relativity.

Length contraction. Time dilation. Relativistic addition of velocities. (6 Lectures)

Note: Students are not familiar with vector calculus. Hence all examples involve differentiation either

in one dimension or with respect to the radial coordinate.

Reference Books:

University Physics. F W Sears, M W Zemansky and H D Young 13/e, 1986.Addison-Wesley

Mechanics Berkeley Physics course, v.1: Charles Kittel, et. Al. 2007, Tata McGraw-Hill.

Physics Resnick, Halliday & Walker 9/e, 2010, Wiley

University Physics, Ronald Lane Reese, 2003, Thomson Brooks/Cole.

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PHYSICS LAB.2: MECHANICS LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1. To determine the Height of a Building using a Sextant.

2. To determine the Moment of Inertia of a Flywheel.

3. To determine the Young's Modulus of a Wire by Optical Lever Method.

4. To determine the Modulus of Rigidity of a Wire by Maxwells needle.

5. To determine the Elastic Constants of a Wire by Searles method.

6. To determine g by Bar Pendulum.

7. To determine g by Katers Pendulum.

8. To study the Motion of a Spring and calculate (a) Spring Constant (b) Value of g

9. To determine the Frequency of an Electrically Maintained Tuning Fork by Meldes Experiment

and to verify

2

T Law.

Reference Books:

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L.Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011, Kitab

Mahal, New Delhi.

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PHYSICS-3: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Vector Analysis: Scalar and Vector product, gradient, divergence, Curl and their significance, Gauss-

divergence theorem and Stoke's theorem of vectors (statement only). (6 Lectures)

Electrostatics: Electrostatic Field, electric flux, Gauss's theorem of electrostatics. Applications of

Gauss theorem- Electric field due to point charge, infinite line of charge, uniformly charged spherical

shell and solid sphere, plane charged sheet, charged conductor. Electric potential as line integral of

electric field, potential due to a point charge, electric dipole, uniformly charged spherical shell and

solid sphere. Calculation of electric field from potential. Capacitance of an isolated spherical

conductor. Parallel plate, spherical and cylindrical condenser. Energy per unit volume in electrostatic

field. Dielectric medium, Polarisation, Displacement vector. Gauss's theorem in dielectrics. Parallel

plate capacitor completely filled with dielectric. (20 Lectures)

Magnetism:

Magnetostatics:Biot-Savart's law & its applications- straight conductor, circular coil, solenoid carrying

current. Divergence and curl of magnetic field. Magnetic vector potential. Ampere's circuital law.

Magnetic properties of materials: Magnetic intensity, magnetic induction, permeability, magnetic

susceptibility. Brief introduction of dia-, para- and ferro-magnetic materials. (8 Lectures)

Electromagnetic Induction: Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's law, self and mutual

inductance, L of single coil, M of two coils. Energy stored in magnetic field. (6 Lectures)

Maxwell`s equations and Electromagnetic wave propagation: Equation of continuity of current,

Displacement current, Maxwell's equations, Poynting vector, energy density in electromagnetic field,

electromagnetic wave propagation through vacuum and isotropic dielectric medium, transversality,

polarization. (8 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Electricity and Magnetism, Edward M. Purcell, 1986, McGraw-Hill Education..

Electricity and Magnetism, J. H. Fewkes & John Yarwood. Vol. I, 1991, Oxford Univ.Press.

Electricity and Magnetism, D C Tayal, 1988, Himalaya Publishing House.

University Physics, Ronald Lane Reese, 2003, Thomson Brooks/Cole.

David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edn, 1998, Benjamin Cummings.

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PHYSICS LAB.3: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1) To use a Multimeter for measuring (a) Resistances, (b) AC and DC Voltages, (c) DC Current,

and (d) checking electrical fuses.

2) Ballistic Galvanometer:

(vi) Measurement of charge and current sensitivity

(vii) Measurement of CDR

(viii) Determine a high resistance by Leakage Method

(ix) To determine Self Inductance of a Coil by Rayleighs Method.

3) To compare capacitances using DeSautys bridge.

4) Measurement of field strength B and its variation in a Solenoid (Determination of dB/dx).

5) To study the Characteristics of a Series RC Circuit.

6) To study the LCR circuit and determine its (a) Resonant Frequency, (b) Quality Factor

7) To determine a Low Resistance by Carey Fosters Bridge.

8) To verify the Thevenin and Norton theorem

9) To verify the Superposition, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

Reference Books

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L.Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011, Kitab

Mahal, New Delhi.

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PHYSICS-4: DIGITAL AND ANALOG CIRCUITS AND INSTRUMENTATION

UNIT-1: Digital Circuits

Difference between Analog and Digital Circuits. Binary Numbers. Decimal to Binary and Binary to

Decimal Conversion, AND, OR and NOT Gates (Realization using Diodes and Transistor). NAND

and NOR Gates as Universal Gates. XOR and XNOR Gates. (3 Lectures)

De Morgan's Theorems. Boolean Laws. Simplification of Logic Circuit using Boolean Algebra.

Fundamental Products. Minterms and Maxterms. Conversion of a Truth Table into an Equivalent

Logic Circuit by (1) Sum of Products Method and (2) Karnaugh Map. (4 Lectures)

Binary Addition. Binary Subtraction using 2's Complement Method). Half Adders and Full Adders and

Subtractors, 4-bit binary Adder-Subtractor. (3 Lectures)

UNIT-2: Semiconductor Devices and Amplifiers:

Semiconductor Diodes: p and n type semiconductors. Barrier Formation in PN Junction Diode.

Qualitative Idea of Current Flow Mechanism in Forward and Reverse Biased Diode. PN junction and

its characteristics. Static and Dynamic Resistance. Principle and structure of (1) LEDs (2) Photodiode

(3) Solar Cell. (4 Lectures)

Bipolar Junction transistors: n-p-n and p-n-p Transistors. Characteristics of CB, CE and CC

Configurations. Current gains and . Relations between and . Load Line analysis of Transistors.

DC Load line and Q-point. Active, Cutoff, and Saturation Regions. Voltage Divider Bias Circuit for

CE Amplifier. h-parameter Equivalent Circuit. Analysis of a single-stage CE amplifier using Hybrid

Model. Input and Output Impedance. Current, Voltage and Power Gains. Class A, B, and C

Amplifiers. (10 Lectures)

UNIT-3: Operational Amplifiers (Black Box approach):

Characteristics of an Ideal and Practical Op-Amp (IC 741), Open-loop & Closed-loop Gain. CMRR,

concept of Virtual ground. Applications of Op-Amps: (1) Inverting and Non-inverting Amplifiers, (2)

Adder, (3) Subtractor, (4) Differentiator, (5) Integrator, (6) Zero Crossing Detector. (11 Lectures)

Sinusoidal Oscillators: Barkhausen's Criterion for Self-sustained Oscillations. Determination of

Frequency of RC Oscillator (4 Lectures)

UNIT-4: Instrumentations:

Introduction to CRO: Block Diagram of CRO. Applications of CRO: (1) Study of Waveform, (2)

Measurement of Voltage, Current, Frequency, and Phase Difference. (2 Lectures)

Power Supply: Half-wave Rectifiers. Centre-tapped and Bridge Full-wave Rectifiers Calculation of

Ripple Factor and Rectification Efficiency, Basic idea about capacitor filter, Zener Diode and Voltage

Regulation (5 Lectures)

Timer IC: IC 555 Pin diagram and its application as Astable & Monostable Multivibrator (2 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Integrated Electronics, J. Millman and C.C. Halkias, 1991, Tata Mc-Graw Hill.

Electronic devices and circuits, S. Salivahanan and N.Suresh Kumar, 2012, Tata Mc-Graw Hill.

Microelectronic Circuits, M.H. Rashid, 2

nd

Edn., 2011, Cengage Learning.

Modern Electronic Instrumentation & Measurement Tech.,Helfrick & Cooper,1990, PHI Learning

Digital Principles& Applications,A.P.Malvino, D.P.Leach& Saha, 7

th

Ed.,2011, Tata McGraw Hill

Fundamentals of Digital Circuits, A. Anand Kumar, 2

nd

Edition, 2009, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

OP-AMP and Linear Digital Circuits, R.A. Gayakwad, 2000, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

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PHYSICS LAB.4: DIGITAL AND ANALOG CIRCUITS AND INSTRUMENTS LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 6 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1. To measure (a) Voltage, and (b) Frequency of a periodic waveformusing a CRO

2. To verify and design AND, OR, NOT and XOR gates using NAND gates.

3. To minimize a given logic circuit.

4. Half adder, Full adder and 4-bit Binary Adder.

5. Adder-Subtractor using Full Adder I.C.

6. To design an astable multivibrator of given specifications using 555 Timer.

7. To design a monostable multivibrator of given specifications using 555 Timer.

8. To study IV characteristics of PN diode, Zener and Light emitting diode

9. To study the characteristics of a Transistor in CE configuration.

10. To design a CE amplifier of a given gain (mid-gain) using voltage divider bias.

11. To design an inverting amplifier of given gain using Op-amp 741 and study its frequency

response.

12. To design a non-inverting amplifier of given gain using Op-amp 741 and study its Frequency

Response.

13. To study a precision Differential Amplifier of given I/O specification using Op-amp.

14. To investigate the use of an op-amp as a Differentiator

15. To design a Wien Bridge Oscillator using an op-amp.

Reference Books:

Basic Electronics: A text lab manual, P.B.Zbar, A.P.Malvino, M.A.Miller, 1994, Mc-Graw Hill.

Electronics: Fundamentals and Applications, J.D. Ryder, 2004, Prentice Hall.

OP-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuit, R. A. Gayakwad, 4

th

edition, 2000, Prentice Hall.

Electronic Principle, Albert Malvino, 2008, Tata Mc-Graw Hill.

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PHYSICS-5: OPTICS

Superposition of Two Collinear Harmonic oscillations: Linearity and Superposition Principle.

(1) Oscillations having equal frequencies and (2) Oscillations having different frequencies (Beats).

(5 Lectures)

Superposition of Two Perpendicular Harmonic Oscillations: Graphical and Analytical Methods.

Lissajous Figures (1:1 and 1:2) and their uses. (2 Lectures)

Waves Motion- General: Transverse waves on a string. Travelling and standing waves on a string.

Normal Modes of a string. Group velocity, Phase velocity. Plane waves. Spherical waves, Wave

intensity. (8 Lectures)

Wave Optics: Electromagnetic nature of light. Definition and Properties of wave front. Huygens

Principle. (3 Lectures)

Interference: Interference: Division of amplitude and division of wavefront. Youngs Double Slit

experiment. Lloyds Mirror and Fresnels Biprism. Phase change on reflection: Stokes treatment.

Interference in Thin Films: parallel and wedge-shaped films. Fringes of equal inclination (Haidinger

Fringes); Fringes of equal thickness (Fizeau Fringes). Newtons Rings: measurement of wavelength

and refractive index. (10 Lectures)

Michelsons Interferometer: (1) Idea of form of fringes (no theory needed), (2) Determination of

wavelength,(3) Wavelength difference,(4) Refractive index, (5) Visibility of fringes. (4 Lectures)

Diffraction:

Fraunhofer diffraction: Single slit; Double Slit.Multiple slits & Diffraction grating. (6 Lectures)

Fresnel Diffraction: Half-period zones. Zone plate. Fresnel Diffraction pattern of a straight edge, a

slit and a wire using half-period zone analysis. (5 Lectures)

Polarisation: Transverse nature of light waves. Plane polarised light production and analysis.

Circular and elliptical polarisation. (5 Lectures)

Reference Books:

Fundamentals of Optics, F A Jenkins and H E White, 1976, McGraw-Hill

Principles of Optics, B.K. Mathur, 1995, Gopal Printing

Fundamentals of Optics, H.R. Gulati and D.R. Khanna, 1991, R. Chand Publication

University Physics. F W Sears, M W Zemansky and H D Young 13/e, 1986.Addison-Wesley

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PHYSICS LAB.5: OPTICS LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 5 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1. To determine the Refractive Index of the Material of a given Prism using Sodium Light.

2. To determine Dispersive Power of the Material of a given Prism using Mercury Light

3. To determine the value of Cauchy Constants.

4. To determine the Resolving Power of a Prism.

5. To determine wavelength of sodium light using Fresnel Biprism.

6. To determine wavelength of sodium light using Newtons Rings.

7. To determine the wavelength of Laser light using Diffraction of Single Slit.

8. To determine wavelength of (1) Sodium & (2) Mercury light using plane diffraction Grating

9. To determine the Resolving Power of a Plane Diffraction Grating.

10. To measure the intensity using photosensor and laser in diffraction patterns of single and

double slits.

Reference Books:

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L.Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011, Kitab

Mahal, New Delhi.

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Physics-2: Modern Physics

(Guidelines: Topics marked as suggested study may be taken up in detail by students for their

presentations, and moreover, examination questions should not include these topics)

Plancks quantum, Plancks constant and light as a collection of photons; Photo-electric effect and

Compton scattering. De Broglie wavelength and matter waves; Davisson-Germer experiment.

(6 Lectures)

Problems with Rutherford model- instability of atoms and observation of discrete atomic spectra;

Bohr's quantization rule and atomic stability; calculation of energy levels for hydrogen like atoms and

their spectra. (3 Lectures)

Position measurement- gamma ray microscope thought experiment; Wave-particle duality, Heisenberg

uncertainty principle- impossibility of a particle following a trajectory; Estimating minimum energy of

a confined particle using uncertainty principle; Energy-time uncertainty principle. (3 Lectures)

Two slit interference experiment with photons, atoms and particles; linear superposition principle as a

consequence; Matter waves and wave amplitude; Schrodinger equation for non-relativistic particles;

Momentum& Energy operators; stationary states; physical interpretation of wavefunction, probabilities

and normalization; Probability and probability current densities in one dimension. (9 Lectures)

One dimensional infinitely rigid box- energy eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, normalization; Quantum

dot as an example; Quantum mechanical scattering and tunnelling in one dimension - across a step

potential and across a rectangular potential barrier. (11 Lectures)

Size and structure of atomic nucleus and its relation with atomic weight; Impossibility of an electron

being in the nucleus as a consequence of the uncertainty principle. Nature of nuclear force, NZ graph,

semi-empirical mass formula and binding energy. (5 Lectures)

Radioactivity: stability of nucleus; Law of radioactive decay; Mean life & half-life; decay; decay -

energy released, spectrum and Pauli's prediction of neutrino; -ray emission, energy-momentum

conservation: electron-positron pair creation by photons in the vicinity of a nucleus. (9 Lectures)

Fission and fusion - mass deficit, relativity and generation of energy; Fission - nature of fragments and

emission of neutrons. Nuclear reactor: slow neutrons interacting with Uranium 235; Fusion and

thermonuclear reactions driving stellar energy (brief qualitative discussions). (2 Lectures)

Suggested study: (1) Application of matter waves to electron microscopy, electrons and neutrons

scattering off crystal lattices and their interference patterns, (2) Application of energy-time uncertainty

relation to analysis of natural width of a spectral line, (3) Pritchards interference experiments with

atoms; two slit interference experiments with fullerenes; Scully et al. `which way interference

experiments using microwave-cavities, (4) Quantum mechanical scattering: Gamows theory of alpha

decay, scanning tunnelling microscope, quantum wires, (5) Mossbauer effect - sharp photon emission

lines because of crystal taking up the recoil during -emission, (6) Radioactive dating: Cobalt-60.

Reference Books:

Concepts of Modern Physics, Arthur Beiser, 2009, McGraw-Hill

Modern Physics, John R.Taylor, Chris D.Zafiratos, Michael A.Dubson,2009, PHI Learning

Six Ideas that Shaped Physics:Particle Behave like Waves, Thomas A. Moore, 2003, McGraw Hill

Quantum Physics, Berkeley Physics Course Vol.4. E.H. Wichman, 2008, Tata McGraw-Hill Co.

Modern Physics, R.A. Serway, C.J. Moses, and C.A.Moyer, 2005, Cengage Learning

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PHYSICS LAB.6: MODERN PHYSICS LAB.

(Students have to perform at least 4 experiments. Additional experiments may be included with the

approval of the committee of courses)

1. To determine value of Boltzmann constant using forward characteristics of a PN diode.

2. To determine value of Plancks constant using LEDs of at least 4 different colours.

3. To determine the wavelength of H-alpha emission line of Hydrogen atom.

4. To study the quantum tunnelling effect with solid state device, e.g. tunnelling current in

backward diode or tunnel diode

5. To determine the absorption lines in the rotational spectrum of Iodine vapour.

6. To study the diffraction patterns of single and double slits using laser source and measure its

intensity variation using Photosensor and compare with incoherent source Na light.

7. Photo-electric effect: photo current versus intensity and wavelength of light; maximum energy

of photo-electrons versus frequency of light;

Reference Books:

Advanced Practical Physics for students, B.L.Flint & H.T.Worsnop, 1971, Asia Publishing

House.

Practical Physics, C.L Arora, 2001, S. Chand and Co.

A Text Book of Practical Physics, Indu Prakash and Ramakrishna, 11

th

Edition, 2011, Kitab

Mahal, New Delhi.

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