DEPARTMENT PROFILE – PHYSICS

Year of Establishment : 1948

  • Research Centre
  • Qualified, experienced and dedicated teachers
  • Regular Remedial Classes
  • High number of  Major and Minor Research Projects
  • High pass percentage
  • Representation of faculty in university bodies
  • Workshops for the students
  • Interactive sessions organised with other departments in relation with the new characterisation techniques and advanced software for analysis.

Study Programmes Offered

  1. B.Sc. Physics (Started in 1949)
  2. B.Sc. Physics & Computer Application (Started in 1998)
  3. M.Sc. Physics (Started in 1966)
  4. Ph.D.

Recent Academic Achievements

SL NONAMERANKYEAR
1Arsha VijayII Rank, University B.P.C.A. Examination2010-11
2Drisya P.S.II Rank, University B.P.C.A. Examination2012-13

PUBLICATIONS (2009 ONWARDS)

01 Dedhila Devadathan and R. Raveendran (2013). Structural and Dielectric Characterization of Nickel-Cobalt Oxide Nanocomposite., Journal of Material Science and Engineering, S:11 (http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2169-0022.S11-003)
International
02 Indulal C. R., G. Sajeev Kumar, A. V. Vaidyan and R. Raveendran (2011). Oxide Nanostructures-Characterization and optical bandgap evaluations of Cobalt-Manganese and Nickel-Manganese at different temperatures. Journal of Nano-Electron Physics, 3, 170-178. International
03 Sherly, T. R. R. Harikumar Varma, and R. Raveendran (2011). Synthesis and Optical Studies of Nano Cerium Molybdophosphate. Citation: AIP Conf. Proc. 1391, 606; doi: 10.1063/1.3643625. International
04 Indulal C. R., A. V Vaidyan., G. Sajeev Kumar and R. Raveendran (2011). A Comparative Study – The Ion Exchange Properties of Nanosized Cerium Molybdo Iodate and Cerium Phospho Iodate. Oriental Journal of chemistry, 27 (4), 1755-175 National
05 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan., G. Sajeev Kumar and R. Raveendran (2011). Electrical conductivity and ion exchange studies of nano sized cerium (IV) Tungsto iodate – A new cation exchanger. Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 18(6), 488-490. National
06 Indulal C. R., Sajeev Kumar G., Vaidyan A. V. and R. Raveendran (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of cerium molybdo tungstate nano particles. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 48, 2010, 893-898. National
07 Indulal C. R., Vaidyan A V, G. Sajeev Kumar and R. Raveendran (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of nano-cerium phospho iodate synthesized by chemical co- precipitation method. Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Science, 17(4), 299-304. National
08 Indulal C. R. and R. Raveendran (2010). Synthesis, characterization and dielectric studies of cerium phospho iodate and cadmium doped cerium phospho iodate in the nano form. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 48, 121-126. National
09 Indulal C. R. and R. Raveendran (2009). A study on the temperature dependence of particle size and dielectric properties of Cerium Molybdo Tungstate nanoparticles.., Material Science Research India, 65(2), 537-543. National
10 Indulal C. R., Vaidyan A. V., Sajeev Kumar G. and R. Raveendran (2010). A Comparative Study the effect of doping on the nano-structure and optical band gap of cerium molybdo iodate and cerium phospho iodate. Edu-vision, Inter-disciplinary Research Journal, Sree Narayana College, Chengannur, 2010, 159-165 National
11 Sherly, T.R. and R. Raveendran (2014). Optical and dielectric studies of Zn doped Cerium nano-composite. Nano Science & Nano Technology: An Indian Journal, NSNTAIJ, 8(4): 138-147 National
12 Pradeep P., and G. Santhamma (2014). Styrene butadiene copolymer-based transparent conducting thin films: Effect of dopants. Journal of Elastomers and plastics. International
13 Indulal C. R., G. Sajeev Kumar, A. V. Vaidyan and R. Raveendran (2011). Oxide Nanostructures-Characterization and optical bandgap evaluations of Cobalt-Manganese and Nickel-Manganese at different temperatures. Journal of Nano-Electron Physics, 3, 170-178. International
14 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan, G. Sajeev Kumar and R. Raveendran (2011). A Comparative Study – The Ion Exchange Properties of Nanosized Cerium Molybdo Iodate and Cerium Phospho Iodate. Oriental Journal of chemistry, 27 (4), 1755-1758 National
15 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan, Sajeev Kumar G. and Raveendran R. (2011). Electrical conductivity and ion exchange studies of nano sized cerium (IV) Tungsto iodate – A new cation exchanger. Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 18(6), 488-490. National
16 Indulal C. R., G. Sajeev Kumar, A. V. Vaidyan and R. Raveendran (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of cerium molybdo tungstate nano particles. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 48, 893-898. National
17 Indulal C. R., A. V., Vaidyan G. Sajeev Kumar and Raveendran R. (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of nano-cerium phospho iodate synthesized by chemical co- precipitation method. Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Science, 17(4), 2010, 299-304. National
18 Indulal C. R., Vaidyan A. V., G. Sajeev Kumar and R. Raveendran (2010). A comparative study- the effect of doping on the nano-structure and optical band gap of cerium molybdo iodate and cerium phospho iodate. Edu- Vision, Inter-disciplinary Research Journal, Sree Narayana College, Chengannur, 159-165 National
19 Roxy, M. S. , V. B. Sumitranand, and G. Renuka (2014). Soil heat flux and day time surface energy balance closure at astronomical observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, South Kerala. Journal of Earth System Science. National
20 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Iodine doped, semi-conducting nylon 6 polymers. Journal of Plastic Film & Sheeting, pp127–143, 29(2). International
21 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Electrically conducting Plastic Films from Polyethylene Terephthalate for Optoelectronic applications. Polymer Science, Series A, pp 1-7, 55(7). International
22 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Dielectric Studies of Iodine Doped Nylon 6 Polymer Films. AIP Conf. Proc, p-1536, 477. International
• Publications of students
01 Sherly, T. R. , R. Harikumar Varma, and R. Raveendran (2011). Synthesis and Optical Studies of Nano Cerium. Molybdophosphate. Citation: AIP Conf. Proc. 1391, 606; doi: 10.1063/1.3643625 International
02 Sherly, T.R. and R. Raveendran (2014). Optical and dielectric studies of Zn doped Cerium nanocomposite. Nano Science & Nano Technology, NSNTAIJ, 8(4), 138-147 National
03 Indulal C. R., G. Sajeev Kumar, A. V. Vaidyan and Raveendran R. (2011). Oxide Nanostructures-Characterization and optical bandgap evaluations of Cobalt-Manganese and Nickel-Manganese at different temperatures. Journal of Nano-Electron Physics, 3, 170-178 International
04 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan, Sajeev Kumar G. and Raveendran R. (2011). A Comparative Study – The Ion Exchange Properties of Nanosized Cerium Molybdo Iodate and Cerium Phospho Iodate. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 27 (4), 1755-1758 National
05 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan, G. Sajeev Kumar and Raveendran R. (2011). Electrical conductivity and ion exchange studies of nano sized cerium (IV) Tungsto iodate – A new cation exchanger. Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 18(6), 488-490. National
06 Indulal C. R., G. Sajeev Kumar, A.V. Vaidyan and Raveendran R. (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of cerium molybdo tungstate nano particles. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 48, 893-898. National
07 Indulal C. R., A. V. Vaidyan, G. Sajeev Kumar and Raveendran R. (2010). Characterization, dielectric and optical studies of nano-cerium phospho iodate synthesized by chemical co- precipitation method. Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Science, 17(4), 299- 304. National
08 Indulal C. R. and R. Raveendran (2010). Synthesis, characterization and dielectric studies of cerium phospho iodate and cadmium doped cerium phospho iodate in the nano form Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 48, 121-126. National
09 Indulal C. R. and R. Raveendran (2009). A study on the temperature dependence of particle size and dielectric properties of Cerium Molybdo Tungstate nano particles. Material Science Research India, 65(2), 537-543. National
10 Indulal C. R., Vaidyan A. V., Sajeev Kumar G. and Raveendran R. (2010). A comparative study- the effect of doping on the nano-structure and optical band gap of cerium molybdo iodate and cerium phospho iodate. Edu-Vision, Sree Narayana College, Chengannur, 159-165 National
11 Dedhila Devadathan and R. Raveendran (2013). Structural and Dielectric Characterization of Nickel-Cobalt Oxide Nanocomposite. Journal of Material Science and Engineering, S: 11 (http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2169-0022.S11-003).
International
12 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Iodine doped, semi-conducting nylon 6 polymers. Journal of Plastic Film & Sheeting, pp127–143, 29(2). International
13 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Electrically conducting Plastic Films from Polyethylene Terephthalate for Optoelectronic applications. Polymer Science, Series A, pp 1-7, 55(7). International
14 Sreelatha K. and P. Pradeep (2013). Dielectric Studies of Iodine Doped Nylon 6 Polymer Films. AIP Conf. Proc, p-1536, 477. International

 

Areas of research

  1. Nano Science and Technology
  2. Crystal Growth
  3. Atmospheric Science and Meterology
  4. Condensed Matter Physics (Polymers ,Glasses & Biophysics )

Research Supervisors

  1. R. Raveendran
  2. Prem Let
  3. Nisha J. Tharayil
  4. Jayasree
  5. G. Sajeev Kumar

Research Activities (Ph.D.)

Sl NoSupervisorNature of Researchresearch Scholar
1Dr. R. RaveendranFull-timeRoji P.A , Dedhila Devadathan
Part-timeNibu,Baiju V., P.G. Bhavya Sree, Soumya , Sherly T.R
2Dr. Nisha J. Tharayil Full-timeNancy ,Malu
Part-timeSharmila P.P, Sudha

Major Research Project

Sl NoInvestigatorTitle of the ProjectAgencyAmount
1Dr. R. raveendranPolimer-MetalOxide Nano Composites for Solar Cell ApplicationKSCSTE, Govt of Kerala15,25,000/-

Minor Research Project

Sl NoInvestigatorTitle of the ProjectAgencyPeriodAmount
1Sri. S. SrijithStructural tuning of optical behaviour of pyrochlore oxides (A2B2O7)UGC2013-151,50,000/-
2Sri. V.BaijuA novel capacitor from polymer-metal Oxide Nano CompositeUGC2014-151,60,000/-
3Smt. P.G BhavyasreeGeen synthesis of copper nano particles using plant extractsUGC2013-151,30,000/-