Department of Material Science

Facilities available in the Department

 Equipped with major instruments such as  Vacuum Thin Film Coating Units with electron beam evaporation and sputtering facility, thickness monitor, a Keithley system DMM, Shimadzu Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Shimadzu Thermo Mechanical analyzer, Olympus/Kocom Metallurgical microscope with CCD camera, Bruker X-ray powder diffractometer, Shimadzu UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer, Nanosurf Atomic Force Microscope, Newtons 4 Impedance Analyzer, Universal testing machine.


Major Research Areas:

 a) Thin film and island thin films.

 b) Polymer blends and conducting polymers.

 c) Irradiation of materials.

 d) Nanoparticles and Nanostructures.

 e) Semiconductor devices and Solar cells

 f) Shape memory alloys and actuators.

 g) Polymer composites.