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VISION

Stimulate interdisciplinary research, including vertical integration between basic sciences and 
engineering to promote links with society and industry.

MISSION

Develop state of art educational and research environment, impart knowledge in all areas of life 
through transfer of fundamental technology. Develop skills amongst faculty and students to 
meet the demands of the industry to face the global challenges.

Courses Offered

PG Course:
Sanctioned Strength:18
Scheme

First Semester

Course   Number

Subject

Scheme of Studies Periods per week

Total Credits

L

T

P

NT511

Structure and Properties of Solids

3

-

-

3

NT512

Properties of Nano Materials

3

-

-

3

NT513

Processing and Fabrication of Nanostructures

3

-

-

3

NT531-NT534

Elective - 1

3

-

-

3

NT535-NT538

Elective - 2

3

-

-

3

NT551-NT554

Open elective-1

3

-

-

3

NT514

LAB-Practice-I

-

-

2

2

NT515

Seminar

-

2

-

2

                                                                                           Total credit 22

Second Semester

Course Number

Subject

Scheme of Studies Periods per week

Total Credits

L

T

P

NT521

Nanostructure Characterization Techniques

3

-

-

3

NT522

Properties of Low-dimensional System

3

-

-

3

NT523

Instrumentation

3

-

-

3

NT541-NT544

Elective - 3

3

-

-

3

NT545-NT548

Elective - 4

3

-

-

3

NT555-NT558

Open elective-2

3

-

-

3

NT524

LAB-Practice-II

-

-

2

2

NT525

Seminar

-

2

-

2

                                                                                                               Total credit 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Third Semester

Course Number

Subject

Scheme of Studies Periods per week

Total Credits

L

T

P

NT-611

Major Project Dissertation Phase-I

-

-

30

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Fourth Semester

Course Number

Subject

Scheme of Studies Periods per week

Total Credits

L

T

P

NT-621

Major Project Dissertation Phase-II

-

-

30

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of elective (1)
NT531 Optoelectronics   NT532 Nanoelectronics

List of elective (2)
NT535 Photonic Materials     NT536 Advanced Topics in Physics

List of elective (3)
NT 541 Molecular Structures  NT542 Computational Methods   

List of elective (4)
NT545 Semiconductor devices  NT546 Amorphous Materials

List of Open elective –I
NT552 Low Temperature Behavior of Materials   NT555 Laser Technology               

List of open elective II
NT551 Molecular Electronics & Biomolecules   NT556 Nano Fluids and Surfaces  

SYLLABUS

 

FIRST SEMESTER

NT-511   STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS                                   
Crystal Bonding and Structure, Crystalline, polycrystalline & Non-crystalline solids, X-ray diffraction procedures Defects in solids, Band theory of solids, Free electron theory, Transport properties of materials, dielectric properties of solids, Magnetic materials & its properties, Ferrites & Nano-magnets. Structure of Ceramics, Polymers & Composites.
REFERENCES:

1 .Introduction to Solid State Physics                :               Kittel

2. Introduction to Theory of Solids                     :               H.M. Rosenberg

NT-512 PROPERTIES OF NANO MATERIALS

Introduction to Nanotechnology: Characteristic scale for quantum phenomena, Drexler-Smalley debate - realistic projections. Electronic structure;.Quantum well, quantum dots, quantum wires . Nano-clusters , clusters of rare gases, Clusters of Alkali metals. The Jellium Model. Discovery of C60. Fullerene Structure and bonding. Carbon nano tubes. Transport, Optical, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nano tubes. Synthesis of nanomaterials using chemical techniques. Application of Nano Materials. Micro & Nano Electromechanical Systems.

REFRENCES :

1.D.Bimberg, M.Grundman, N.N. Ledenstov         :     Quantum Dot Heterostructures
2.Sharma Ashutosh, Jayesh                               :     Adv. In Nano Science & Tech.
3.Dresselhaus M.S. & Avouris                            :     CNT Synthesis, Structure

NT-513   PROCESSING AND FABRICATION OF NANOSTRUCTURES  

Si processing methods: Cleaning /etching, oxidation-oxides, Gettering, doping, epitaxy. Top-down techniques: Photolithography, other optical lithography’s (EUV, X-ray, LIL), Particle beam lithography’s (e-beam, FIB, shadow mask evaporation), probe lithography’s.Processing of III-V semiconductors including nitrides. Molecular-beam epitaxy, chemical beam epitaxy, metal-organic CVD (MOCVD). Bottom-up techniques: self-assembly, self-assembled monolayer, directed assembly, layer-by-layer assembly. Combinations of top-down and bottom-up techniques: current state of the art

REFRENCES :

1.Nanostructures                                    :     Tsakalakos, Ovidko & Vasudevan
2.Physics of Amorphous Solids               :     Richard Xylen

NT-514 LAB PRACTICE-I                                                                   
NT-515 SEMINAR-I               

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SECOND SEMESTER

NT-521 NANOSTRUCTURE CHARACHTERIZATION TECHNIQUES
Compositional surface analysis: Ultraviolet (UV) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), Contact angles. Microscopies: Optical microscopy, Fluorescence & Confocal microscopy, Cathodoluminescence (CL) and photoluminescence (PL) ,TEM, SEM.Probe techniques: Atomic force microscopy (AFM ), scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), scanning nearfield optical microscopy (SNOM), Deep level transient spectroscopy (DLTS), Kelvin-probe measurements. Nanoscale current-voltage (I-V), capacitance-voltage (C-V) relationships

REFRENCES :

1. Nanostructures & Nano Materials                                      : Ghuzang  Cao
2. Hand Book of Nanophase & Nanomaterials (Vol. I&II)         : Zhong Lin Wang (Springer)    

NT-522 PROPERTIES OF LOW DIMENSIONAL SYSTEM                               

Transport properties: quantization of conductance, density of states, Coulomb blockade, Kondo effect. Hall, quantum Hall, fractional quantum hall effects. Vibrational and thermal properties: phonons, quantization of phonon modes, heat capacity and thermal transport. Optical properties: Collective oscillation (Gustav-Mie explanation), surface plasmon resonance, interactions between Nanoparticles, coupled-dipole approximation, Linear and Nonlinear optical properties.

REFRENCES :

1.Handbook of nanotechnology          :     Bhushan
2.Nano optoelectronics                     :     M.Grundman
3.Nanophotonics                              :    Paras N.Prasad

NT-523 INSTRUMENTATION  

Resistivity Probing, conductivity, Hall Mobility, Ferroelectric & dielectric measurements. Optical mapping, auto radiography, Electron Micrography. Phase Identification. Chemical assessment, Spectrophotometery, Differential Thermo Analysis. Determination of Physical Structure, use of electrometer. Spectroscopic techniques, NMR, ESR, Photoacousitc spectroscopy. Electron Microprobe Analysis. Measurement of low pressure penning-pirani gauge. Film thickness monitoring & measurement.

REFRENCES :

1.Crystal Growth and Characterisation                     :     R. Ueda and J.B. Mullin
2.Solid State Physics                                            :     Ibach and Luth  
3.Experimental Techniques of Surface Science       :    Woodruff and Delchar
4.Handbook of Thin Film Technology                      :     Leon I Maissel & R Glang

NT-524 Lab Practice - II                                                                                                                  

NT-525 SEMINAR                                                                

I & II SEMESTER ELECTIVES

NT-531 OPTO ELECTRONICS                                                                           

Principle of light guidance in optical wave guides. Fabrication and types of Optical fibres, rays and modes, losses in optical fibres and applications. Optical fibre interconnectors, concept of optical waveguides. Nonlinear optics. Second harmonic generation. Birefringence. Electro-optics (Kerr effect, Pockels effect, Faraday effect), Magneto-optics. Optical Integrated Circuits, Light Emitting Diode, Solar Cells.

REFRENCES :

1. Optical Electronics                            :     A. Ghatak & K. Thyagarajan
2. Quantum Electronics                         :     A. Yariv
3. An Introduction to Optical Fibers        :    A.H. Cherin

NT-532    NANO ELECTRONICS                                                                                                    

Spintronic: Spin injection, spin valve effect, spin valves and MRAM devices. Solid state devices: quantum dots, quantum wires, microwave induced transport Josephson junctions . Photonic bandgap materials, nanoscale photonic devices, Special phenomena in 2D and 3D structures.The basic properties of liquid crystals and their display and non-display applications at the nanoscale

REFERENCES

  1. Nano Electronics and Information Technology : Rainer Waser

NT-535 PHOTONIC MATERIALS        

Atomic scale structure of materials. Magnetism: moments, environments and interactions, order and magnetic structure. Scattering theory: Excitations of crystalline materials, magnetic excitations, sources of X-rays and neutrons.Interaction of light with photon: L.A.S.E.R. Chaotic light and coherence. Laser spectroscopy. Multiphoton processes. Light scattering by atoms. Electron scattering by atoms. Coherence and cavity effects in atoms. Trapping and cooling.

REFRENCES :

1. Light & Matter            : Yehuda  Band
2. NanoPhotonics            : Paras N. Prasad
3. Nanostructured Films & Coatings     : Gang Moog Chow

NT-536 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSICS                                                         

Electrets physics: various types of electrets, methods of preparation, various studies on electrets, uses of electrets Luminescence: various kinds of luminescence, theory of luminescence, paramagnetic behavior, activators and co-activators, Clustering, color centers. Preparation techniques and application. Amorphous semiconductor materials. Preparation techniques in bulk form & in thin form. Rocking and quenching of materials. Characterization of amorphous materials.

 

REFRENCES :

NT-541 MOLECULAR STRUCTURES                                                                                                

Molecular structure: Born-Oppenheimer approximation; Electronic structure ionic and covalent bonding, H2, H2+; Vibrational and rotational structure. Molecular spectra: Microwave, infrared and optical spectra of molecules; selection rules, experimental set-ups and examples; Raman spectroscopy. ortho-para states. Molecular processes: Collisions with electrons and heavy particles; Experimental techniques.

REFERENCES:

 1. Hand Book of Molecular Physics & Quantum Chemistry: Stephen Wilson

NT-542   COMPUTAIONAL METHODS                                                                                

Differential equation, special functions Bessel’s, Hermite’s. Laguerre polynomials. Eigen value , Eigen functions. Perturbation theory. Numerical analysis. Idea of visual basic, c++ and c-sharp.

REFERENCES

NT-545 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES                                                                              

Semi conducting materials, p-n junction, space charge and electric field distribution at junctions, forward & reversed biased condition, minority & majority carrier currents, Zener and avalanche break downs, Schottky barrier, Shockley diode & silicon control rectifier, Zener diodes, tunnel diodes, photo diodes. Two port network analysis, H,Y & Z parameters, BJT in CE configuration, Constants of CB & CE amplifier, FET, MOSFET, Equivalent circuit of FET. Source amplifier. Idea of transistor biasing and amplifiers.

REFRENCES :

NT-546       AMORPHOUS MATERIALS                            

Physics of Amorphous Material: preparation of amorphous materials, metallic glass, thermal evaporation techniques such as sputtering, CVD Techniques, quenching. Glasses, theory for glass transition, glass transition temperature. Chalcogenide glasses. Structure of disordered materials. Experimental techniques, electronic density of states. Localization phenomenon, transport , optical and dielectric properties.

REFRENCES :

Open Elective-I

NT-551 MOLECULAR ELECTRONICS AND BIOMOLECULES

Organic semiconductors, Organic molecules as switches, motor-molecules and biomimetic components .conducting polymers, light emitting polymers,The self-assembly of complex organic molecules,Molecular connections and the integration of molecular components into functional devicesContact issues, Structure of biomolecules; Biotechnology, recombinant DNA technology, molecular biology.Structural and functional principles of bionanomachines, Interfacing bio with non-bio materials, Porous silicon

References

NT-552 LOW TEMPERATURE BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS

Thermodynamics & liquefaction of gases, Cryostat design , Transport Phenomenon, Fermi surface, Magnetism. Conductivity of solids, Technique of measurement, Paramagnetic & Nuclear adiabatic demagnetization. Superconductivity. fundamental phenomena of super conductivity, Meissner effect, London equation, Type I and Type II superconductors, qualitative idea of Cooper pairing and BCS theory. Ginsburg-Landau theory, coherence length, Green’s functions of electrons and phonons, isotope effect, The BCS Hamiltonian, the gap parameter, Superconductor in a field, flux quantization effect, SQUIDS, High-Tc materials.

REFRENCES:

Open elective-II

NT-555   LASER TECHNOLOGY

Interaction of radiation with matter, absorption and stimulated emission, absorption and gain coefficient, spontaneous emission, homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening, Doppler width. basic principles of lasers , properties of laser beams, population inversion in three and four level lasers, resonance frequencies, modifications of the laser output, single mode operation, Q- switching. laser materials and types of lasers, solid state lasers, characteristics of dye lasers, semiconductor lasers. Laser applications. Material processing metrology and Remote sensing. Laser induced controlled thermonuclear fusion. Laser applications in spectroscopy.

REFRENCES :

NT-556 NANO FLUIDS AND SURFACES

Nanofluidics and surfaces: liquid structure near solid-liquid interfaces (simple liquids; layering electrolytes: Poisson-Boltzmann equation; Debye Hückel approx.) Hydrodynamic boundary condition: slip vs. non-slip, electro kinetic effects (electrophoresis, electro osmotic effect, electro viscous effect), surface reconstruction, dangling bonds and surface states

REFRENCES :

III SEMESTER

NT-611 Major Project Dissertation Phase-I                                                   

Dissertation on Current Trends in Nanotechnology covering Synthesis Process, Fabrication and Characterization of nanomaterials and their applications in devices.

Note: Topic is to be selected / finalized in consultation with the concerned guide of the candidate. Accordingly the candidate shall carry out the project work.

IV SEMESTER

NT-621 Major Project Dissertation Phase-II                                                             

Dissertation on Current Trends in Nanotechnology covering Synthesis Process, Fabrication and Characterization of nanomaterials and their applications in devices.

Note: Dissertation work is to be carried out and submitted within the stipulated time in consultation with the concerned guide of the candidate. Before submission of Dissertation, it is desirable that the student may have one research paper published/communicated in Journal of repute.

SYLLABUS

MACHINE TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

(CIVIL, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL and MSME )

&

SOFT TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

(Electronics & Communication, Computer Science & Engg. Chemical Engg.)

Subject : PHYSICS (Theory)                                                                       Code: PHY-113

Scheme of Marks

Mid Term Exam                                                                          20

Mini Test/Surprise Test & Assignment                                          20

End Term Exam                                                                         60    

                                      Total Marks                                        100

 

SYLLABUS

Wave Optics: Interference and Diffraction, Michelson’s interferometer. Solid State and Semi Conductor Physics: Energy bands in solids, Electron and hole mobility, Hall effect, PN junction transistor, Transistor parameters, Photo cell and Solar cell. Quantum Mechanics: Schrodinger wave equation, Particle in a box, Harmonic oscillator, Tunnel effect. Nuclear Physics: Nuclear properties, Nuclear models, Particle accelerator, Fission & Fusion, Chain reaction, Nuclear reactor, Particle detectors. Laser and Fiber Optics: Laser phenomena, Ruby and He-Ne laser and applications, laser holography, Types of optical fibers, Attenuation, Fiber losses, Fiber optics communication. Theory of Relativity: Transformation equations, Time dilation mass energy equation.Electron ballistics: Motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic field, Electron microscope, Mass spectrographs.

References:

Subject : PHYSICS LAB.                                                                                         Code: PHY-118

Scheme of Marks

Mid Term Viva & Exam                     20

Mini Test & Submission                    20

End Term Exam                               60    

               Total Marks                     100

List of Experiments for

& B.Tech. II Sem, (Electronics & Commun./CSE/Chemical)

  1. To plot the characteristics curves of a p-n junction diode and calculate its resistance.

  2. To plot the characteristics curves of PNP transistors in CE mode.

  3. To perform Melde’s Experiment in transverse and longitudinal modes and determine the frequency of an electrically maintained tuning fork.

  4. To determine frequency of AC mains using an electrical vibrator.

  5. To determine the radius of curvature of a lens by Newton’s ring method.

  6. To determine the refractive index of the material of the prism for various colors of mercury light using prism and spectrometer.

  7. To determine the dispersive power of the material of the prism using spectrometer.

  8. To determine the wavelength of different colors of mercury light using a plane transmission grating.

  9. To determine percentage of transmission of light for a semi transparent film using Lummer-Brodhum photometer.

  10. To study diffraction at a single slit using He-Ne laser.

  11. To determine the wavelength of He-Ne laser by Michelson Interferometer.

  12. To determine Hall Potential and Hall Coefficient.

  13. To study the characteristic of Photo Cell.

  14. To verify the formula for the combination of lenses and to determine the cardinal points of the combination using Nodal Slide assembly.

  15. To measure resistivity of a semiconductor by Four Probe method at different temperatures and determine the Band-gap.

  16. To determine the Plank’s Constant using LED

  17. To study the characteristic of Photoconductive material.

Faculty

Dr. M. M. Malik (Head of the Department)

Dr. M. M. Malik (Head of the Department)

Designation: Professor,Chairman Nano Science & Engineering Center

Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D

Email: malikmm@manit.ac.in, manzar.malik@gmail.com, hodphysics@manit.ac.in

Phone (R): 0755-4051594, 1590

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Dr. Rajnish Kurchania

Dr. Rajnish Kurchania

Designation: Associate Professor & Assoc. Dean (PG & PhD)

Qualification: M.Sc. , Ph.D (Leeds UK)

Email: rkurchania@gmail.com, rkurchania@manit.ac.in

Phone (R) : 0755-4051595

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Dr. Mrs. F.Z. Haque

Dr. Mrs. F.Z. Haque

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.,Ph.D

Email: foziazia@manit.ac.in

Phone : 

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Staff

Research Area

S.No.

Name of faculty

Area of Research

1.

Dr. M.M. Malik
Professor

Amorphous Semiconductor, Nanomaterials, Luminescence

2.

Dr. Rajnish Kurchania
Associate Professor

Functional Materials, Ferroelectric Thin Films, Solar Photovoltaics, Computational Nanotechnology

3.

Dr. F.Z. Haque
Assistant Professor

Nanomaterials, Photoconducting Nanomaterials, Conducting Polymer for Solar cell and Gas Sensors

  • Atomic Force Microscope (NT-MDT Solver Next)
  • Vacuum Coating Unit (Hind-High Vac BC-300)
  • Spectro-Fluoro Meter (Hitachi F7000)
  • Impedance Analyser (Wayne-Kerr 6500B)
  • Electrochemical Workstation (CH Instruments 604D)
  • Electrometer (Keithley 6510B)
  • Nanovoltmeter (Keithley 2182A)
  • Six and half digit Multimeter (Keithley 2100)
  • P-E Loop Tracer (Marine India Pvt Ltd)
  • Spin Coater (Holmarc-HO-TH-05)
  • Dip Coating Unit (Holmarc-HO-TH-02)
  • Spray Pyrolysis (Holmarc-HO-TH-04)
  • B.O.D. (Bacteriological) Incubator (Metrex)
  • Analytical Electronic Balance (Contech)
  • Hydraulic press (Metrex 10 Tonnes)
  • Ultrasonic Cleaner (PCI- Analytics-12L)
  • Centrifuge (Eltek TC 4100 F)

                                                                               Photographs of Laboratory

Facilities1

Photocunduction Nanomaterials Research Lab

 Facilities2

B.Tech Physics Lab

International Workshop on “Interactive Systems, Nanosolar Photovoltaics and Coatings for a Sustainable Built Environment”

 

wo day international workshop on “Interactive Systems, Nanosolar Photovoltaics and Coatings for a Sustainable Built Environment” was organised by the Department of Physics, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal from 10-11 Jan 2013. The workshop was inaugurated on 10 January 2013 by the Chief Guest Dr. V. K. Singh Director IISER, Bhopal. Dr. Singh highlighted and stressed the need of eco-friendly and energy efficient buildings. Prof. Peter Walker from University of Bath was the Guest of Honour and the function was presided over by Dr. Apppu Kuttan K. K. Director MANIT, Bhopal. The workshop is funded by UKIERI and is in collaboration with IIT Delhi, JEC Jaipur and University of Bath UK. Dr. Rajnish Kurchania Convener of the workshop and UKIERI project leader from India delivered the Welcome Address and presented the overview of the workshop. Dr. M. M. Malik, HoD, Department of Physics highlighted the achievement of the department. Senior faculty Prof. M. S. Qureshi from Physics department was felicitated on this occasion. Sixteen renowned academicians and scientists from IITS and CSIR laboratories delivered invited talks in this workshop. Internationally acclaimed academician Prof. Peter Walker, Professor and Director of the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Centre for Innovative Construction Materials of University of Bath UK had given a talk on Innovative Building Materials and presented an innovative idea on fabric formwork concrete structures, optimization of load bearing beams and prefabricated straw bale panels. Dr. Richard Ball UKIERI Project Leader from University of Bath UK informed the august gathering about UKIERI Project. The two day International Workshop was ended on Friday 11th January 2013. Dr. Appu Kuttan K. K. Director MANIT, Bhopal was the Chief Guest and Dr. Peter Walker and Dr. Richard J. Ball from University of Bath were also present on the occasion. Dr. Appu Kuttan K. K. Director MANIT, Bhopal praised the efforts of the department and said that this is just a beginning and the institute shall keep on organizing such international workshops and conferences. In last two days erudite speakers delivered their thought provoking talks on energy efficient building and building materials. The workshop received an overwhelming response and nearly 140 participants attended the workshop. Dr. M. M. Malik Head, Department Physics, appreciated the effort of faculty, research scholars, students and staff member of the department. The convener of the workshop and Indian project lead of UKIERI-II Thematic partnership project Dr. Rajnish Kurchania briefed the audience about the details of the deliberations in the workshop. Dr. F. Z. Khan proposed the vote of thanks.

 

Photos of Event

 

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