Departments
Department of Physics

Year of Establishment:

1990

Head of the Department:

Prof. Debajyoti Bhattacharjee

Departmental milestones at a glance (last five years):

No. of NET/SLET qualified students in last five years 30
No. of Ph.D. produced in last five years 13
No. of registered / enrolled Ph.D. scholars (present) 20
No. of research publication in peer reviewed journals in last five years 85
Average impact factor of the research publication 1.89
No. of books published in last five years 03
No. of seminar/conference/refresher course organized by the department 06
No. of foreign visit by faculty members and scholars during last five years 09
No of special lecture organized by the department 19
Total research grant received during last five years 466.13 lakhs
No. of equipment costing more than Rs 5 lakhs 25
No. awards/honours received by the faculty members during last five years 13
Departmental recognition FIST – DST sponsored department (2014)
Seminar / conference / workshop attended by the faculty members during last five years Oral presentation: 60 Invited lecture: 10
No. of research collaboration within India 05
No. of research collaboration outside India 06
No. of MOU signed 01

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Courses Offered:

M. Sc. (CBCS Semester system) & Ph. D. (with one semester course work)

Intake Capacity:

M.Sc. level: 26 per semester

Total Research Project Funding Funding (last five years):

Rs 466.13 Lakhs

Syllabus for Various Courses Offered:

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Organized

  • "Science Academies' Refresher course in Statistical Physics and its Application, 2-15 May, 2017
  • Second International Conference on Materials Science (ICMS2017) 16 – 18 February, 2017
  • Refresher Course in Experimental Physics, 8-23 March, 2016
  • Two week Refresher Course on Thin films and Nanoscience, 4th-18th May, 2015
  • Lecture on the activities of SAMEER, 31st March, 2014
  • Seminar on Research Activities in Atmospheric Science, 28th October, 2013
  • International Conference on Material Science (ICMS2013), 21st - 23rd February, 2013
  • Lecure on "Antartica- A Universal Science Laboratory", 24th September, 2012
  • Conference on Recent Trends of Research in Physics & 2nd Departmental Reunion, 3rd-4th February, 2012
  • IUAC Acquaintance Program on 3rd October, 2010, jointly organized by Department of Physics, Tripura University & Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi.
  • “National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics” was organized by the Department of Physics, Tripura University, India on 16 th February, 2010.
  • VI National conference of the Physics Academy of North-East (PANE) 2009 was organized by the Department of Physics, Tripura University, India during 2-4th April, 2009.

Address of Communication:

Department of Physics Tripura University Suryamaninagar – 799022 Tripura,
India Phone: +91381 2375317 (O)
email: hod_physics[at]tripurauniv.in

Laboratory Facilities:

Major Instruments available in the Department (Cost more than 5 lakhs) (Total: 23 Nos instruments)

Major instruments available in Thin Film & Nanoscience Laboratory:

  • Fluorescence Imaging Microscope attached with Langmuir-Blodgett film deposition instrument (Apex Instruments, India)
  • Langmuir-Blodgett film deposition instrument (Apex Instruments, India)
  • Automatic computer controlled Dip coater (Apex Instruments, India)
  • Programmable Spin Coater (Apex Instruments, India)
  • Vacuum deposition unit (HindHiVac)
  • Brewster Angle Microscopy attached with Langmuir-Blodgett film deposition instrument (Accurion, Germany) (Grant has been sanctioned)
  • Atomic Force Microscope (Inova, Bruker)
  • Fluorescence spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer)
  • UV-Vis absorption spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer)
  • UV-Vis NIR absorption spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer)
  • UV-Vis absorption spectrophotometer (Shimadzu)
  • FTIR Spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer)
  • Millipore water purification system (Millipore)
  • Keithley source meters (constant current source, nano- voltmeter, I-V source meter)

 

Major instruments available Atmospheric Science Laboratory

  • World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN)
  • ENTLN (Earth Network Total Lightning Network)
  • Electric Field Monitor (EFM), Aethalometer
  • Microtops Sun Photometer
  • Automatic Weather Station (AWS)
  • GPS Dual Frequency Receiver (GSV 400B)
  • LEMI 30 ELF Antena, LD-350
  • Multi wavelength Radiometer (MWR)
  • Radimetrer, SOFTPAl VLF receiver

Ph.D. Scholars

PhotoNameTitle of Thesis & SupervisorContact Details
Mrs. Mitu Saha Investigations of the organizations of biomolecules at the air-water interface and in the ultra thin films.
Supervisor: Prof. Debajyoti Bhattacharjee
+919774228501 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mrs. Soma Banik -
Supervisor: Prof. Debajyoti Bhattacharjee
ph: 09436526017, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Asish Shil -
Supervisor: Prof. Debajyoti Bhattacharjee
Ph-9774696598, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Pintu Debnath Topic: Molecular Self assembly
Supervisor: Dr. Syed Arshad Hussain
Ph-9615227149 / 9436119007, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Arpan Dutta Roy Topic: Molecular logic gates
Supervisor: Dr. Syed Arshad Hussain
Ph-9862430597, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ms. Jaba Saha Topic: Energy Transfer
Supervisor: Dr. Syed Arshad Hussain
Ph-8794178058, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Trisanu Banik Characterization of thunderstorm generated lightning activity over North East India and its interaction with various geophysical phenomena.
Supervisor: Dr. Anirban Guha
Ph:08414887686, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Pranab Dhar Characterization of atmospheric aerosol properties and its relation with boundary layer dynamics over North east India.
Supervisor: Dr. Anirban Guha
Ph: 09863675454 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Bapan Pal -
Supervisor: Dr. Anirban Guha
Ph: 09774383914 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Sumit Sarkar -
Supervisor: Dr. Ratan Das
Ph: 09774189125 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Kumarjit Saha Earth’s lower ionosphere and its interaction with Solar and Geophysical phenomena: A study using very low frequency (VLF) electromagnetic waves
Supervisor: Dr. Anirban Guha
Ph: 09774712794 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Non Teaching Staffs & Contact Details

PhotoNameDesignationContact Details
Shyamal Chandra Saha D.R.W Group D M:9774144192
Sreyashi Sinha Technical Assistant M:9436129667, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Rajesh Majumder D.R.W Group D --

Research group working in the Department:

A. Thin films & Nanoscience:
Faculty member involved in this group: Prof. D. Bhattacharjee & Dr. S. A. Hussain Research interest: Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films, Self assembled (LbL) films, organo-clay hybrid, FRET, switching devices, optical sensors, biosensors, biomimetic surface, Langmuir films etc.

B. Atmospheric Science:
Faculty member involved in this group: Prof. B. K. De & Dr. A. Guha Research interest: Lightning and its effects on terrestrial environment, its relation with long term climate change Coupling mechanism between upper atmosphere (magnetosphere and ionosphere) and troposphere and its relation with space environment Atmospheric aerosol radiative forcing on synoptic scale Precursory signature of earthquakes through electromagnetic channel

C. Theoretical Physics:
Faculty member involved in this group: Dr. S. Chattopadhyaya Research interest: Theoretical atomic & molecular spectroscopy, Theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical material science

D. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology:
Faculty member involved in this group:Dr. R. Das Research interest: Synthesis and characterization of metal, semiconductor and Magnetic nanoparticles for the study of their different properties with proper applications.

Research Collaboration:

International Level

  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
  • Yamaguchi University, Japan.
  • Université Paris, France.
  • Lincoln Laboratory, MIT, USA
  • University of Washington, USA
  • University of French Polynesia, Tahiti

National Level

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC)
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • Jadavpur University
  • SAMEER, Mumbai.
  • Indian Institute of Geomagnetism

FIST – DST Grant:

Department received financial support under “Fund for Improvement of S&T infrastructure in universities & higher educational institutions (FIST)”. Funding agency: DST, Govt. of India (2014-2019) Sanctioned amount: Rs. 175 lakhs

Details of MOU signed by the department:

A MOU has been signed between Society for Applied Microwave Electronic Engineering and Research, IIT Mumbai and Department of Physics, Tripura University to develop and establish a lightning detection network over North-East India.

Extension activity by the department:

  • Society for Physical Science Tripura (SPST)
  • Refresher course on Thin film and nanoscience
  • Community radio centre at Tripura University

Major Strengths of the department:

  • Strong research activities of the Faculty members.
  • National and International Collaboration.
  • A good number of Research Projects run by the Department
  • Well equipped teaching and research laboratories.

Major Challenges of the department:

  • Skill oriented program.
  • Collaboration with industry & foreign Institutions.
  • To create a Centre for excellence

Future plan of the department:

  • Project work for P.G. course
  • Mimicking artificial biomembrane
  • Drug delivery system
  • Establishment of NE lightning network
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