Areas of Research

The Department of Physics has more than 50 active researchers with the following research areas and groups :

 Laser and Nonlinear Optics

  • Design laser systems and components
  • Application of laser for specific purposes in nonlinear optic studies, laser s urface treatments and laser annealing
  • Single photon generation and detection

Advanced Photonics

  • Design, modelling and fabrication of photonic components & devices Development of fibre optic probes and sensors for various applications Terahertz spectroscopy & imaging
  • Applied Optics

Quantum Structures

  • Quantum dots and nanowires in: GaAs, Si, Quantum nano-structure for SETs, Quantum dots solar cells, Silicon nano-crystal

Advanced Optical Material

  • Studies of of Growth of Nd:YAG, LiNbO3 and Ti-sapphires single crystals
  • Rare earth-doped glasses: Tellurite, phosphate, borate and silicate lasing glasses
  • Metallic nanoparticle based nanoglass Metallic nanoparticle based glass ceramics Plasmon and plasmonic
  • Magnetic glass
  • Glass corrosion

Phosphor Material

  • Inorganic Luminescent Materials
  • Oxide Based Phosphor
  • Rare-earth-activated Inorganic Material Long-lasting Phosphorescence Properties Solid-state Lighting
  • Phosphors and Display Materials
  • Phosphor Coatings
  • Phosphor Sensor

Applied Radiation Science

  • Radiation dosimetry: Thermoluminescence and optically simulated luminescence (OSL)
  • Radiological environmental monitoring
  • Radiation imaging
  • Neutron activation analysis

Scientific Computing and Instrumentation

  • Monte Carlo Dose Calculation In Snyder Analytical Head Phantom
  • Modelling a Gate Turn-Off (Gto), Thyristor and MOSFETS Non-Linear Transport In Single Electron Transistor
  • Density Functional Theory (DFT) calculation on semiconductors compound nano-cluster
  • Wireless Data Communication System using RF signal
  • Infrared Transceiver for serial devices communication
  • Non-destructive testing evaluations and instrumentation
  • Corrosion monitoring and measurements
  • Electromagnetic wave and ground penetrating radar modelling and measurements
  • Sensors
  • Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) instrumentation