

Semester I 
Semester II 

Course No. 
Course Name 
Credits 
Course No. 
Course Name 
Credits 
PH401 
Math PhyI 
2106 
PH402 
Math PhyII 
2106 
PH403 
Classical Mechanics 
3108 
PH404 
Statistical Mechanics 
3108 
PH405 
Quantum MechanicsI 
3108 
PH406 
Quantum MechanicsI 
3108 
PH407 
Computer programming & numerical methods 
3028 
PH408 
Measurement techniques 
2026 
PH409 
Electronics 
3108 
PH410 
ElectrodynamicsI 
3108 
PH411 
Electronics Lab 
0066 
PH412 
General Physics LabI 
0066 
Credits 
144844 
Credits 
134842 

Semester III Semester IV 

PH501 
ElectrodynamicsII 
3108 
PH516 
Advanced Physics Lab 
0006 
PH503 
Atomic & Molecular Physics 
3108 
PH518 
ProjectII 
001212 
PH505 
Solid State Physics 
3108 
PH5xx 
ElectiveII 
3006 
PH507 
Nuclear & particle Physics 
3006 
PH5xx 
ElectiveIII 
3006 
PH509 
ProjectI 
0044 
PH5xx 
ElectiveIV 
3006 
PH5xx 
ElectiveI 
3006 



PH511 
General Physics LabII 
0066 



Credits 
1531046 
Credits 
901836 
Total Credits: 168
Syllabus of first two semesters have been approved by senate
Syllabus
Semester III
PH 501 Electrodynamics II 3108
Electromagnetic waves in conducting medium: reflection and transmission, frequency dependence of permittivity, permeability and conductivity, electrons in conductors and plasma; Wave Guides: waves between parallel conductors, TE and TM waves, rectangular and cylindrical wave guides, resonant cavities; Radiating Systems and Multipole fields: retarded potential, field and radiation of a localized oscillating source, electric dipole fields and radiation, quadrupole fields, multipole expansion, energy and angular momentum, multipole radiations; Scattering: scattering at long wavelengths, perturbation theory, Rayleigh scattering; Radiation by Moving Charges: Lienard Wiechert potential, radiation by nonrelativistic and relativistic charges, angular distribution of radiations, distribution of frequency and energy, Thomson's scattering, bremsstrahlung in Coulomb collisions; Relativistic Electrodynamics: covariant formalism of Maxwell's equations, transformation laws and their physical significance, relativistic generalization of Larmor's formula, relativistic formulation of radiation by single moving charge.
Texts:
References:
1. H J W Muller Kirsten, Electrodynamics, World Scientific (2011).
2. E. C. Jordan and K. G. Balmain, Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems, Prentice Hall (1995).
3. J. Schwinger et aI., Classical Electrodynamics, Perseus Books (1998).
4. G. S. Smith, Classical Electromagnetic Radiation, Cambridge (1997).
5. R.P. Feynman, The Feynmann lectures on Physics: Volume II, Milennial Edition, Pearson (2012)
6. D.J.Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4^{th} Edition, Pearson (2015)
Nuclear properties: radius, size, shape: scattering experiments, form factors; mass, spin, isospin, moments, abundance of nuclei, binding energy, semiempirical mass formula, excited states. Nuclear forces: Nature of nuclear forces, deuteron, nn and pp interaction; Yukawa hypothesis. Nuclear Models: Liquid drop model; Fermi gas model; Shell model and its predictions: spinparity, moments, magic numbers. Nuclear decay and radioactivity: Radioactive decay, Energetics of decay; Alpha decay, tunneling probability; Beta decay, decay rate and beta spectrum, parity violation; Gamma decay, selection rules, counting statistic and GeigerMuller counter; Radioactive dating. Nuclear reactions: Conservation laws, energetics of reactions, nuclear scattering, Rutherford scattering; Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion, nuclear reactors. Particle accelerators and detectors: electrostatic accelerators, cyclotron, synchrotron; linear accelerators, fixed target and colliding beam accelerators, circular colliders. Fundamental forces and particles: Fundamental forces and elementary particles, symmetries: discrete, continuous and conservation laws; Properties of quarks and leptons; Properties of mesons and baryons; Quark model, concept of colour charge. Gauge symmetry: Gauge symmetry in electrodynamics, conservation laws from gauge symmetries; Particle interactions and introduction to Feynman diagrams.
1. K. S. Krane, Introductory Nuclear Physics, John Wiley (1988).
PH511: General Physics Lab II (0066)
The following experiments in general physics, condensed matter physics and optics would be performed.
General Physics: LCR Circuit Forced damped oscillator, emission spectra of gases
Condensed Matter Physics: PN junction properties with biasing and temperature variations, electron spin resonance spectrum, magnetic hysteresis loop, ferroelectric transition, dielectric constant of liquids.
Optics: Polarization and Brewster angle, numerical aperture of optical fibre, solar cells, Michelson interferometer, absorption spectroscopy in liquids, FabryPerot interferometer.
References:
1. R. A. Dunlop, Experimental Physics, Oxford University Press (1988).
2. A. C. Melissinos, Experiments in Modern Physics, Academic Press (1996).
3. E. Hecht, Optics, AddisonWesley, 4th edition (2001).
4. J Varma, Nuclear Physics Experiments, New Age Publishers (2001).
5. Laboratory Manual with details about the experiments.
Semester IV
PH 516 Advanced Physics Lab 0066
Atomic spectra by constant deviation spectrometer; polarization, Fraunhoffer and Bragg diffraction using microwave,; Holography: construction of the hologram and reconstruction of the object beam; Zeeman effect; X ray diffraction; Radioactive decay: counting statistics; optical fiber: mode field diameter and numerical aperture, bend loss measurement; superconducting, ferroelectric and ferromagnetic transition, characterisation of quantum dot structures.
References:
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