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Course details:

B.Tech

Code: PH

101

First Semester

L T P C

Physics
-
I

(All Branches)

3 1 0 8

Lagrangian dynamics: mechanics of many particle systems, Generalised co
-
ordinates,
Constraints, D’ Alembert’
s principle, Lagrange’s equations and their simple applications.
Hamilton’s principle, Hamilton’s equations of motion.


Rigid body dynamics: definition, Torque and Angular momentum, Moments and products
of inertia, Rotational energy and power, Euler’s ang
les, Euler’s equations of motion.


Central force, Reduction of two
-
body problem, Equations of motion and first integrals,
Keplar’s laws, Satellite motion.


Spherical and chromatic aberrations, Achromatic combination, Resolving power of a
microscope and tel
escope.


Concept of coherent sources, Fresnel’s biprism, Michelson interferometer, Interference
involving multiple reflection, Fringes of equal inclination and equal thickness, Newton’s
rings, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, Single slit, Plane transmis
sion grating.


Basic principle of laser action, Spontaneous and stimulated emission, Various types of
lasers (Solid state lasers, dye lasers and semiconductor lasers).


Principle of special theory of relativity, Lorentz transformation and consequences,
Re
lativistic kinematics, Relativistic dynamics.








Code: PH

102

First Semester

L T P C

Physics Lab

(All Branches)

0 0 2 2

List of experiments

Expt 1. Study of rotational motion of a Flywheel

Expt 2. Elastic constants determination

Expt 3. Dis
persion of light: Cauchy’ dispersion formula

Expt 4. Resolving Power of a Telescope

Expt 5. Interference of light: Newton’s ring

Expt 6. Interference of light: Fresnel’s biprism

Expt 7. Fraunhofer diffraction: Single slit

Expt 8. Diffraction by a Plane Gra
ting

Expt 9. Study of transverse wave









Code: PH

10
3

Second Semester

L T P C

Physics
-
II

(All Branches
)

3 1 0 8

Concept of vector operators: gradient, divergence and curl, Poisson and Laplace equations
and their solutions, Boundary value
problems for simple geometries, Method of images.


Electromagnetic waves, Displacement current, Maxwell’s equations, Plane wave equation,
Electromagnetic energy and Poynting vector, Wave propagation in a good conductor, Skin
effect.


Wave particle duality,

Heisenberg principle, Schrodinger equation, Simple solution of time
independent Schrodinger equation for particle in a box, potential well and barrier, Linear
harmonic oscillator, Time independent perturbation theory, Spontaneous and stimulated
emission,
Einstein coefficient.


Space lattice, Unit cell, Miller indices, Reciprocal lattices, Crystal structure, Energy bands:
Bloch theorem, Brillouin zones, Direct and indirect band gap semiconductors, Variation of
energy bands with alloy composition, Density of

states, Electron
-
hole concentration at
thermal equilibrium, Superconductors (elementary ideas).





Code: PH

104

Second Semester

L T P C

Physics Lab.
-

II

(All Branches)

0 0 2 2

List of experiments

Expt 1. Direct current measurements: Calibrat
ion of an ammeter and a voltmeter

Expt 2. Direct current measurements: Internal resistance a cell

Expt 3. Comparison of two low resistances

Expt 4. Resistance of a moving coil galvanometer

Expt 5. Study of magnetic field along the axis of a coil

Expt 6. S
tudy of magnetic flux density between the pole pieces of an electromagnet

Expt 7. Study of B
-
H curve

Expt 8. Calibration of a platinum resistance thermometer

Expt 9. Frequency determination














Code: PH

441

Eighth Semester

L T P C

Nuclear
Reactor
Physics

(Open Elective)

3 0 0 6

Binding energy and Nuclear stability, Weizsacker’s mass formula. Nuclear reactions ─
Types of nuclear reactions, Conservation laws in nuclear reactions, Q
-
value, Cross
-
section,
Compound nucleus, Direct processe
s, Applications.


Nuclear fission, Nuclear chain reaction, Four factor formula for neutron multiplication in
nuclear reactors, Moderator theory, Resonance escape velocity, Diffusion of neutrons and
critical size, Thermal utilization factor, Nuclear reactor
s and construction details ─ Fuels,
Moderators, Coolants, Reflectors, Structural and cladding materials, Control rods, Reactor
shielding. Breeder and Power reactors, Disposal of waste nuclear fuel.


Nuclear fusion, Controlled and uncontrolled nuclear fusio
n, Thermo
-
nuclear reactions as
source of stellar energy.






Code: PH

44
2

Eighth Semester

L T P C

Physics of
Semiconductor
Devices

(Open Elective)

3 0 0 6

Equations of motion in a crystal; Band Structure; Maxima of energy bands
-
Holes; Crystal

structures of silicon and GaAs; Imperfections of ideal crystal structure; Shallow impurity
levels


Dopants; Deep impurity levels; Dislocations, surfaces and interfaces


Semiconductor Statistics; Density of states; Probability of finding electrons in a state;
Electron density in the conduction band; Compensated Semiconductors; Carrier scattering


Impurity scattering, Phonon scattering; Electron and Hole Mobilities and Dri
ft
Velocities; Sheet Resistance; Hall Effect and Magnetoresistance; Semiconductor Equations
Based on the Field Dependent Velocity and Diffusion; Quasi
-
Fermi Levels (Imrefs).


Generation
-
recombination phenomena; Radiative recombination, Auger recombination,

Generation
-
recombination rates; Rate equations.


Hetrojunction barrier; Thermionic emission of electrons over barriers; Free carrier
depletion of semiconductor layers; Connection rules for the potential at an interface.


Nanostructures in existing semicon
ductor devices; Quantum dots.