Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at SRM University Delhi-NCR is young and dynamic. Our department strives to become a center of excellence for higher studies in Physics. At present, we are offering B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., and Ph.D. Programmes in physics.  Our department strives to become a center of excellence for higher studies in Physics focused on advanced learning, innovation, and knowledge transfer from lab to industry. Our Department envisions building an academic ambiance where 'knowledge is free' of all bounds, innovative and creative ideas are encouraged, and talents are nurtured to realize their full potential. We believe in an academic model that comprises theoretical work,  resource learning, research projects, seminars, hands-on laboratory work, and imparting students with fundamental concepts of Physics. We at SRM University Delhi-NCR intend to equip the students with the right aptitude and skills so that they can go on to become industry-ready.


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  • Evolutionary stages and triggering process of a complex eruptive flare with circular and parallel ribbons, Navin Chandra Joshi, Bhuwan Joshi, Prabir K. Mirta, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2021) (in press).
  • Role of DIO vis-à-vis microstructural kinetics during thermal annealing on the performance of PTB7: PC71BM organic solar cells, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Jyoti Yadav, Neha Chaturvedi, Rahul Ranjan, L Sowjanya Pali, Kanwar Singh Nalwa, Ashish Garg, Solar Energy, 213, 27-35 (2021), (Impact Factor 674).
  • Inverted PTB7-Th:PC71BM Organic Solar Cells with 11.8% PCE via Incorporation of Gold Nanoparticles in ZnO Electron Transport Layer, Belal Usmani, Rahul Ranjan, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Raju Kumar Gupta, Kanwar Singh Nalwa, Ashish Garg,   Solar Energy, 214, 220-230 (2021) (Impact Factor 4.674).


  • Raman and photoluminescence spectral studies in epitaxial Bi2NiMnO6 double perovskite thin-film tica Abhishek Raj, Manish Kumar, Dileep K Mishra, Avneesh Anshul, Opl Materials 101, 109773 (2020).
  • Impact of the transverse direction on the many body tunneling dynamics in a two-dimensional bosonic Josephson junction, A. Bhowmik, K. Haldar, and O. E. Alon, Nature Scientific Reports 10, 21476 (2020) (Impact Factor: 4.576).
  • Relaxation of interacting bosons in harmonic trap: contrast between contact and dipolar interaction, S. Bera, K. Haldar, B. Chakrabarti, A. Trombettoni, V. K. B. Kota, The European Physical Journal D 74, 73 (2020) (Impact Factor 1.366).
  • Navin Chandra Joshi, Alphonse C. Sterling, Ronald L. Moore, Bhuwan Joshi, Sequential Lid Removal in a Triple-Decker Chain of CME-Producing Solar Eruptions, The Astrophysical Journal, 901, 38 (2020).
  • Strong Two-photon Absorption in ErFeO3Thin Films Studied Using Femtosecond Near-infrared Z-scan Technique, Anshu Gaur, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, Venugopal Rao Soma, Journal of Applied Physics 127 (2020) 173104 (Impact factor 2.32).
  • “Room temperature growth of perovskite (MAPbI3) single crystal by controlling various growth parameter”, Ramashanker Gupta, Tulaja K. , Shailendra Kumar Gupta, et al., Journal of Crystal Growth, 537, 125598 (2020)(Impact Factor 1.632).
  • Optical confinement in TiO2 waveguides fabricated by resist free electron beam lithography, L.D.Varma Sangani, Ahamad Mohiddon, G. Rajaramam. M. GhanashyamKrishna, Optics & Laser Technology; 123 (2020) 105901 (Impact factor 3.31).
  • Raman and photoluminescence spectral studies in epitaxial Bi2NiMnO6 double perovskite thin-film ticasamples. Abhishek Raj, Manish Kumar, Dileep K Mishra, Avneesh Anshul, Opl Materials 101, 109773 (2020).


  • Many-body quantum dynamics of an asymmetric bosonic Josephson junction, S. K. Haldar, and O. E. Alon, New Journal of Physics 21, 103037 (2019) (Impact Factor 3.771).
  • Many-Body quantum dynamics of a bosonic Josephson junction with a finite-range interaction, S.K. Haldar and O. E. Alon, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 1206, 012010 (2019).
  • Surface plasmon resonance, photoluminescence and surface enhanced Raman scattering behaviour of Ag/ZnO, ZnO/Ag and ZnO/Ag/ZnO thin films, R. Praveena, V.S. Sameera, Md.Ahamad Mohiddon, M.Ghanashyam Krishna, Physica B: Condensed Matter 555, 118–124 (2019) (Impact factor 1.45).
  • Impedance spectroscopy on degradation analysis of polymer/fullerene solar cells, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, L. Sowjanya Pali and Ashish Garg, Solar Energy, 178, 133-141 (2019) (Impact Factor 4.674).
  •  Modeling of degradation in normal and inverted OSC devices Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Suman Banerjee, Arjun Singh, L. Sowjanya Pali and Ashish Garg, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 191, 329-338 (2019) (Impact Factor 6.98).
  • Generalisation of the Magnetic Field Configuration of typical and atypical Confined Flares, Navin Chandra Joshi, Xiaoshuai Zhu, Brigitte Schmieder, Guillaume Aulanier, Miho Janvier, Bhuwan Joshi, Tetsuya Magara, Ramesh Chandra, Satoshi Inoue, The Astrophysical Journal, 871, 165 (2019).


  • Nano-size Analysis through Magnetization Data for Developed Mn0.5Zn0.5X0.2Fe1.8O4 (X = Fe, Gd, La, Sm), Anu Rana, Vinod Kumar, O. P. Thakur, A. Banerjee, J Supercond. Nov. Magn., Springer, 31, 463-466 (2018) (Impact Factor 1.244).         
  • Impact of the range of the interaction on the quantum dynamics of a bosonic Josephson junction, S. K. Haldar and O. E. Alon, Chemical Physics 509, 72 (2018) (Impact Factor 1.822).
  • Femtosecond Laser induced Nanoparticle Embedded Periodic Surface Structures on Crystalline Silicon for Reproducible & Multiple Utility Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Application, Syed Hamad, M. S. S. Bharati, Y. Balaji, P. G. Krishna, S. V. Nageswara Rao, Anand Pathak, Md Ahamad Mohiddon; S. Venugopal Rao, ACS Omega 3 18420-432 (2018). (Impact factor 2.58).
  • Phenomenological understanding of flash sintering in MnCo2O4. Anshu Gaur, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, and Vincenzo M Sglavo, J. European Ceramic Society 38, 4543–4552 (2018) (Impact factor 3.41).
  • Organic solar cells on Al Electroded Opaque Substrates: Assessing the Need of ZnO as Electron Transport Layer L. Sowjanya Pali, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Ashish Garg, Solar Energy, 160, 396-403 (2018)  (Impact Factor 4.674).
  • Flux Rope Breaking and Formation of a Rotating Blowout Jet, Navin Chandra Joshi, Naoto Nishizuka, Boris Filippov, Tetsuya Magara, Andrey G. Tlatov, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476, 1286 (2018).   


  • Electrical and thermal tuning of the quality factor and free spectral range of optical resonance of nematic liquid crystal micro-droplets, Junaid A S, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, N. Dutta and Surajit Dhara, Physical Review E, 96 (2017) 022702 (Impact Factor 2.29).
  • Enhanced nonlinear optical effects in organic frustum-shaped mircoresonators, E.A. Mamonov, V.B. Novikov, N.V. Mitetelo, I.A. Kolmycheck, A.I. Maydykovskiy, V Krishna,
    Y.S.L.V. Narayana, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, R. Chandrasekar, T.V.  Muzina, Laser Physics 
    Letters 14/3, 035403 (2017) (Impact factor – 2.46).
  • Two-Photon Luminescence and Second-Harmonic Generation in Organic Non-Linear Surface Comprised of Self-Assembled Frustum Shaped Organic Micro-Lasers, D.  Venkatakrishnarao,Y. S. L. V. Narayana, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon,  E. A. Mamonov, I. A. Kolmychek, A. I. Maydykovskiy, V. B. Novikov, T. V. Murzina, and R. Chandrasekar, Advanced Materials 29, 1605260 (2017) (Impact factor – 18.96).
  • Structural and quantum properties of van der Waals cluster near the unitary regime, M. L. Lekala, B. Chakrabarti, S. K. Haldar, R. Roy, G. J. Rampho, Physics Letters A 381, 2256 (2017) (Impact Factor 2.278).
  • Use of two-body correlated basis functions with van der Waals interaction to study the shape-independent approximation for a large number of trapped interacting bosons, M.L. Lekala, B. Chakrabarti, T.K. Das, G.J. Rampho, S. A. So_anos, R.M. Adam, and S. K. Haldar, Journal of Low Temperature Physics 187, 232 (2017) (Impact Factor 1.491).
  • Onset of a Large Ejective Solar Eruption from a Typical Coronal-Jet-Base Field Configuration, Navin Chandra Joshi, Alphonse C. Sterling, Ronald L. Moore, Tetsuya Magara, Young-Jae Moon, Astrophysical journal, 845, 26 (2017).
  • Investigation of Recurrent EUV Jets from Highly Dynamic Magnetic Field Region, Navin Chandra Joshi, Ramesh Chandra, Yang Guo, Tetsuya Magara, Ivan Zhelyazkov, Young-Jae Moon, Wahab Uddin, Astrophysics and Space Science, 362, 10 (2017). (Article selected by the Editor for the cover page of this issue.)
  • Inkjet printing of NiO films and integration as hole transporting layers in polymer solar cells Arjun Singh, Shailendra Kumar Gupta and Ashish Garg, Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 1775 (2017) (Impact Factor 3.998).


  • The Photonic Side of Curcumin: Microsphere Resonators Self-Assembled from Curcumin Derivatives Emitting Visible/Near-Infrared Light, D. Venkata Krishnarao, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and R. Chandrasekar, Advanced Optical Materials 5/2, 1600613-19 (2016) (Impact factor 4.06).
  • Self-Assembly of "Chalcone" Type Push-Pull Dye Molecules into Organic Single Crystalline Micro-Ribbons and Rigid Micro-Rods for Vis-NIR-Range Photonic Cavity Applications, R. Vattikunta, D. Venkatakrishnarao, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, R. Chandrasekar, Chem. Phys. Chem. 17, 3435–3441 (2016) (Impact Factor 3.14).
  • Single-particle to single-particle transformation of an active type organic microtubular homo-structure photonic resonator into a passive type hetero-structure resonator, U. Venkataramudu, D. Venkatakrishnarao, N. Chandrasekahar, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, R. Chandrasekar, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 15528-15533 (2016) (Impact Factor 4.5).
  • Morphologically Manipulated Ag/ZnO Nanostructures as Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Probes for Explosives Detection, S. U. Pasha, S. Hamad, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, S. V. Rao, M. Ghanashyam Krishna, Journal of Applied Physics: 119, 093103 1-9 (2016) (Impact factor 2.18).
  • Visible-Near Infrared Range Whispering-Gallery-Resonance from Photonic micro-Sphere Cavities Self-Assembled from a Blend of Polystyrene and Poly[4,7-bis(3-octylthiophene-2-yl) benzothiadiazole-co-2,6-bis(pyrazolyl)pyridine] Coordinated to Tb(acac)3. YSLV Narayana, D. Venkatakrishnarao, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, A. Biswas, N. Viswanathan, R. Chandrasekar ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: 8, 952-58 (2016) (Impact factor 6.72).
  • Raman Signatures of Strong Kitaev Exchange Correlations in (Na1−xLix)2IrO3 : Experiments and Theory” S N Gupta , P. V. Sriluckshmy , K Mehlawat, A Balodhi , Dileep K Mishra , D.V.S.Muthu , S. R. Hassan , Y Singh , T. V. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Sood, Euro Phy. Lett. , 114, 47004 (2016).
  • Fidelity decay and entropy production in many-particle systems after random interaction quench, S.K. Haldar, N.D. Chavda, M. Vyas, and V.K.B. Kota, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiments 043101 (2016) (Impact Factor 2.371).
  • Interaction of Two Filament Channels of Different Chiralities, Navin Chandra Joshi, Boris Filippov, Brigitte Schmieder, Tetsuya Magara, Y.-J. Moon, Wahab Uddin, The Astrophysical Journal, 825, 123 (2016).
  • Chain Reconnections observed in Sympathetic Eruptions, Navin Chandra Joshi, Brigitte Schmieder, Tetsuya Magara, Yang Guo, Guillaume Aulanier, The Astrophysical Journal, 820, 126 (2016).
  • Inkjet Printed ZnO Buffer Layers for Inverted Polymer Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells Arjun Singh, Shailendra Kumar Gupta and Ashish Garg, Organic Electronics, 35, 118–127 (2016) (Impact Factor 3.31).
  • Buffer layers in inverted organic solar cells and their impact on the interface and device characteristics: An experimental and modeling analysis Shailendra Kumar Gupta*, Suman Banerjee*, Arjun Singh and Ashish Garg (*Equal authorship), Organic Electronics, 37, 228-238 (2016) (Impact Factor 3.31).


  • Low temperature Au induced crystallization of titanium dioxide thin films for resistive switching applications L.D. Varma Sangani, K. Vijaya Sri, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, M. Ghanashyam Krishna, RSC Advances: 5, 67493-99 (2015). (Impact Factor 3.84).
  • Hierarchical multicolor nano-pixel matrices formed by coordinating luminescent metal ions to a conjugated poly (4'-octyl-2',6'-bispyrazoyl pyridine) film via contact printing. S. Basak, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, M.  Baumgarten, Klaus Muellen and R. Chandrasekar, Nature Scientific Reports: 5, 8406 (2015) (Impact factor 5.58).
  • Photonic Micro-Rods Composed of Photo-Switchable Molecules: Erasable Heterostructure Waveguides for Tunable Optical Modulation, D. Venkatakrishnarao, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, N. Chandrasekhar and R. Chandrasekar Advanced Optical Materials: 3, 1035–1040 (2015) (Impact Factor 4.06).
  • Growth of MgO on multi-layered graphene and Mg in PVA matrix, Sandeep K Marka, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, Durga P Muvva and Vadali Srikanth, Superlattices and Microstructures: 83, 530-37 (2015) (Impact Factor 2.10).      
  • Fabrication of Nanoparticles and Nanostructures using Ultrafast Laser Ablation of Silver with Bessel Beams. G. Krishna Podagatlapalli, Syed Hamad, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and S. Venugopal Rao, Laser Physics Letters: 12, 036003 (2015) (Impact factor 2.46)
  • Detection of phase transitions from the study of Whispering Gallery Mode resonance in liquid crystal droplets. T. Arun Kumar, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, N. Dutta, N. K. Viswanathan and Surajit Dhara, Applied Physics Letters: 106, 051101-4 (2015) (Impact factor 3.30)     
  • Surface enhanced fluorescence from corrole and SERS studies of explosives using copper nanostructures. Syed Hamad, G. Krishna Podagatlapalli, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and S. Venugopal Rao Chemical Physics Letter: 621, 171–176 (2015).    
  • Controlling Phase separation in (La5/8-yPry)Ca3/8MnO3 (y = 0.45) thin films by Strain Disorder”  Dileep K. Mishra, V. G. Sathe, R. Rawat, V. Ganeshan, Ravi Kumar and Tarun Sharma,   Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 072401 (2015).
  •  The Role of Erupting Sigmoid in Triggering a Flare with Parallel and Large–Scale Quasi–Circular Ribbons, Navin Chandra Joshi, Chang Liu, Xudong Sun, Haimin Wang, Tetsuya Magara, Y.-J. Moon, The Astrophysical Journal, 812, 50 (2015).
  • Formation of a rotating jet during the filament eruption on 2013 April 10–11, B. Filippov, A. K. Srivastava, B. N. Dwivedi, S. Masson, G. Aulanier, Navin Chandra Joshi, W. Uddin, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451, 1117 (2015).
  • MHD Seismology of a loop-like Filament Tube by Observed Kink Waves, Vaibhav Pant, Abhishek K Srivastava, Dipankar Banerjee, Marcel Goossens, Peng-Fei Chen, Navin Chandra Joshi, Yu-Hao Zhou, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 15, 1713 (2015).
  •  Improved lifetimes of Organic Solar Cells with Solution-Processed Molybdenum Oxide Anode Modifying Layers, Ashish Garg, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Jacek J. Jasieniak, Th. Birendra Singh and Scott E. Watkins, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 23 (8), pages 989–996 (2015) (Impact Factor 7.69)
  • Microscopic Investigations into the Effect of Surface Treatment of Cathode and Electron Transport Layer on the Performance of Inverted Organic Solar Cells, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Rajeev Jindal and Ashish Garg, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7 (30), 16418–16427 (2015) (Impact Factor 8.75).


  • Cost effective nano-structured copper substrates prepared with ultrafast laser pulses for explosives detection using surface enhanced Raman scattering, Syed Hamad, G. Krishna Podagatlapalli, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and S. Venugopal Rao, Applied Physics Letters: 104, 263104 1 - 5 (2014) (Impact Factor 3.30).
  • Chromium oxide as a metal diffusion barrier layer: An x-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy study, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon, K. L. Naidu, M. G. Krishna, G. Dalba, S. I. Ahmed and F. Rocca, Journal of Applied Physics: 115, 044315 1- 7 (2014) (Impact factor 2.18).
  • Effect of oblique incidence on silver nanomaterials fabricated in water by means of ultrafast laser ablation for photonics and explosives detection. G. Krishna Podagatlapalli, Syed Hamad, Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and S. Venugopal Rao, Applied surface science: 303 217-232 (2014) (Impact factor 2.71).
  • Planar Active Organic Waveguide and Wavelength Filter: Self-Assembled meso-tetratolylporphyrin Hexagonal Nano-Sheet. Naisa Chandrasekhar, Supratim Basak, Md Ahamad Mohiddon and Rajadurai Chandrasekar. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: 6, 1488−1494 (2014) (Impact factor 6.72).
  • Effect of High Temperature Deposition on the Diffusion of Nickel in Amorphous Silicon Thin Films. Md. Ahamad Mohiddon and M. Ghanashyam Krishna, Electronic Material Letters: 10/ 4, 713-718 (2014) (Impact factor 1.98).
  • Preparation and Characterization of Gd3+ Ion Doped Nano-structured Cobalt Ferrites for Humidity Sensor, Anu Rana, O P Thakur, Vinod Kumar, R. P. Pant, and Bhikham Singh, Sensor Letters, 12 (9), 1378-82 (2014) (Impact Factor = 0.60).
  • Condensate fraction and critical temperature of interacting Bose gas in anharmonic trap, S. K. Haldar, B. Chakrabarti, S. Bhattacharya, T. K. Das, The European Physical Journal D 68, 262 (2014) (Impact Factor 1.366).
  • Level-spacing statistics and spectral correlations in di_use van der Waals clusters, S. K. Haldar, B. Chakrabarti, N. D. Chavda, T. K. Das, S. Canuto, and V. K. B. Kota, Physical Review A 89, 043607 (2014) (Impact Factor 2.907).
  • Formation of Compound Flux Rope by The Merging of Two Filament Channels, Associated Dynamics and its Stability, Navin Chandra Joshi, Tetsuya Magara, Satoshi Inoue, The Astrophysical Journal, 795, 4 (2014).
  • Confined Partial Filament Eruption and its Reformation within a Stable Magnetic Flux Rope, Navin Chandra Joshi, Abhishek Kumar Srivastava, Boris Filippov, Pradeep Kayshap, Wahab Uddin, Ramesh Chandra, Debi Prasad Choudhary, B.N. Dwivedi, The Astrophysical Journal, 787, 11 (2014).
  • Homologous flare-CME events and their metric type II radio burst association, S. Yashiro, N. Gopalswamy, P. Mäkelä, S. Akiyama, W. Uddin, A.K. Srivastava, Navin Chandra Joshi, R. Chandra, P.K. Manoharan, K. Mahalakshmi, V.C. Dwivedi, R. Jain, A.K. Awasthi, N.V. Nitta, M. J. Aschwanden, D. P. Choudhary, Advances in Space Research, 54, 1941 (2014). 
  • Multiwavelength diagnostics of the precursor and main phases of an M1.8 flare on 2011 April 22, K. Awasthi, R. Jain, Poona D. Gadhiya, M. J. Aschwanden, W. Uddin, A. K. Srivastava, R. Chandra, N. Gopalswamy, N.V. Nitta, S. Yashiro, P. K. Manoharan, D. P. Choudhary, Navin Chandra Joshi, V. C. Dwivedi, K. Mahalakshmi, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 437, 2249 (2014).

Programme Overviews

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • To offer students a balanced blending of comprehensive training in the core areas of physics along with the cutting-edge recent topics of physics.
  • To produce graduates who excel in skills like logical thinking, quantitative argumentation, and the capability of analyzing a large amount of information (or data).
  • To help them build a career as professional physicists, also to benefit them both professionally and also as human beings.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

  • Students at the time of graduation will have the essential knowledge and analytical, mathematical, and computational tools to pursue post-graduate education in a variety of physics-related and other fields.
  • Students at the time of graduation will have a solid foundation for academic excellence, and quality leadership to meet the challenges in an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary environment.

Programme Outcomes (PO)

  • Students will have both theoretical courses and experimental knowledge along with the right aptitude and problem-solving skills to help them further in their careers.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts of physics and apply these to solve complex scientific problems, manage projects, lead a team, and also in their personal lives.
  • Students will have developed ethical and professional values for the advancement of their careers.


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