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Applied Physics  II

F.E. Sem. II EVALUATION SYSTEM Theory Exam Practical Exam Oral Exam Term Work Internal Assessment Time 2 Hrs.  −   SYLLABUS Module -1 Interference and Diffraction of Light
Interference in thin film - Introduction, interference due to reflected and transmitted light by thin transparent parallel film; origin of colours in thin film; Wedge shaped thin film; Newton's rings; Applications of interference - Determination of thickness of very thin wire or foil, determination of refractive index of liquid, wavelength of incident light, radius of curvature of lens, testing of surface flatness, non-reflecting films, Highly reflecting film. Diffraction of Light - Introduction; Fraunhoffer diffraction at single slit; Fraunhoffer diffraction at double slit; diffraction due to N- slits ( Diffraction Grating), missing orders, Highest possible orders; determination of wavelength of light with a plane transmission grating; resolving power of a grating; dispersive power of a grating.

Marks 60 − − 25 15

Module -2 Fibre Optics and Lasers Fibre optics : Introduction, total internal reflection, basic construction, optical fibre
as light guide and types of optical fibre; Numerical Aperture and maximum angle of acceptance, Numerical Aperture for graded index fibre; V-number, Maximum number of possible orders; Losses in optical fibre; Merits of optical fibre; Applications.

Lasers : Quantum processes as absorption, spontaneous emission and stimulated emission; metastable states, population inversion, pumping, resonance cavity, Einsteins's equations; Helium Neon laser; Nd-YAG laser; Semiconductor laser.
Applications of laser- Holography (construction and reconstruction of holograms) and other applications.

Module -3 Quantum Mechanics
Introduction, Wave particle duality, de Broglie wavelength; experimental verification of de Broglie theory; properties of matter waves; wave packet, group velocity and phase velocity; Wave function, Physical interpretation of wave function; Heisenberg's uncertainty principle; Electron diffraction experiment and Gama ray microscope experiment; Applications of uncertainty principle; Schrodinger's time dependent wave equation, time independent wave equation, - Motion of free particle, Particle trapped in one dimensional infinite potential well.

Module -4 Motion of Charged Particle in Electric and Magnetic Fields
Electrostatic focusing; Magnetostatic focusing; Cathode ray tube (CRT); Cathod ray Oscilloscope (CRO); Application of CRO.

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Module -5 Superconductivity
Introduction, Meissner Effect; Type I and Type II superconductors; BCS Theory (concept of Cooper pair); Josephson effect; Applications of superconductors - SQUID, MAGLEV

Module -6 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Introduction to nano-science and nanotechnology; Two main approaches in nanotechnology - Bottom up technique and top down technique; Tools used in nanotechnology such as Scanning electron microscope, Scanning Tunneling Microscope, Atomic Force Microscope. Nano materials: Methods to produce nanomaterials; Applications of nanomaterials; Different forms of carbon nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, properties and applications.

Mumbai University Question Paper Format : 1) Question paper will comprise of 6 questions, each carrying 15 marks. 2) Total 4 questions need to be solved. 3) Q.1 will be compulsory, based on entire syllabus wherein sub questions of 2 to 3 marks will be asked. 4) Remaining question will be randomly selected from all the modules. 5) Weightage of marks should be proportional to number of hours assigned to each module. Distribution of Marks
Module No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 Total Unit No. 1.1 1.2 1.3 2.1 2.2 2.3 3.1 3.2 4.1 4.2 5.1 6.1 Weight Q. 1 age (comp) 3x7 13 03 10 10 03 07 10 03 05 03 07 10 03 10 07 03 11 03 11 21 (15) Q. 2 (opt) 8+7 Q. 3 (opt) 8+7 07 07 08 05 05 05 05 05 08 15 15 15 15 05 15 15 05 05 17 17 11 11 111 (75) 22 Q. 4 (opt) 5+5+5 05 Q. 5 (opt) 5+5+5 05 Q. 6 (opt) 5+5+5 05 Q. 7 Weightage for (opt) Module 5+5+5 05 33

* Tolerance up to  2 marks is possible to have some flexibility in paper setting. 

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