Department of Applied Physics

About the Department
Applied Physics Department is a major department of Delhi Technological University providing cutting edge research, innovation and education in the emerging areas of science and technology. The objective of the department is to create future generations of skilled Engineers and Scientists by providing quality education through cutting edge technologies and innovative teaching techniques so as to make them well equipped to face present and future challenges and their overall sustainable professional growth.



The department has well-qualified and motivated faculty which is highly dedicated towards teaching and making every possible effort for providing the students creative and stimulating environment required for their complete professional development. Moreover, faculty members of the Applied physics department are actively involved in R&D in various research fields mentioned in Doctoral Program and have been recognized nationally and internationally for their achievements. They have published research work in high impact factor, peer reviewed international journals and have been authored many books relevant to academics and research. In addition, they have acquired patents for their research work. Besides, the faculty members have several National and International collaborations for research activities. In addition, the department has numerous ongoing Sponsored Research/Consultancy Projects.


Department offers following Academic Programs:

I. B.Tech. (Engineering Physics):

This four year “B.Tech. Engineering Physics” program covers the various interdisciplinary areas in physical sciences and emerging areas of engineering such as Nano Science and Technology, Microelectronics, Photonics, Quantum Information systems and Robotics etc. The Department offers a Major in Electronics and Minors in one of the following electives namely Nanoscience and Technology, Photonics, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Plasma Science and Technology, Nuclear Engineering, Robotics and Intelligent Systems to cater the growing demand of industries and provide them a sound platform enabling them to pursue higher studies and research, hence specialize in fields of their choice. The program in Engineering Physics equips students with the fundamental knowledge of physics together with problem solving skills and understanding, which allows them to seek innovative careers in today’s fast changing technological age.



M.Tech Program :

II. M.Tech. (Nanoscience and Technology):

This two year “M.Tech. program in Nanoscience and Technology (NST)” is designed in a manner so that students are trained to various aspects of Nanomaterials, their latest development, synthesis and characterization including the design and development of nano scale optical and electronic devices. This program equips young engineers and scientist with diverse background to excel in the emerging areas of Nanoscience and Technology. The student can opt for the projects mandatory in M.Tech. program in any research area of his interest in the department. Also, Students have the opportunity to do their projects and internships at National Physical laboratory under DTU-NPL collaboration program.

SCHEME for M.Tech NST Click here for details


III. M.Tech. (Microwave and Optical Communication Engineering):

This two year “M.Tech. program in Microwave and Optical Communication Engineering (MOCE)” is offered from Applied Physics Department in association with Electronics and Communication Engineering Department. This program equips young engineers and scientist to design, develop and innovate the new and changing configuration of microwave and optical fiber based telecommunication systems and networks.



IV. M.Sc. Program:

The M. Sc. Two Year Degree Programme offers quality education in the discipline of Physics. The course is designed to provide a Basket of “Elective” Courses as an integral component of curriculum, for catering to the varied interests of the students, so that students can develop ’specialization’ in the areas of their academic and professional interest. The interdisciplinary content of the curricula which is based on choice based credit System (CBCS) guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) equips the student with the ability to utilize scientific knowledge foundation for practical and industrial applications. The medium of instruction is English for the programme.

M.Sc. Physics Scheme (Click here for details)


M.Sc. Physics Syllabus SEM I to IV (Click here for details)


V. Doctoral Program:

Along with B.Tech. and M.Tech. academic programs, the department of Applied Physics is known for its academic excellence and enthusiastic Research and Development (R&D) in thrust areas leading to large number of research publications in the leading national and international journals of high impact factors. Currently, about 50 full time Ph.D. students are doing research in the following major areas:

• Plasma Physics/Plasma Applications, Nanotechnology, High Power Microwave Devices, Dusty Plasma/Strongly Coupled Dusty Plasma, THz Radiation/ Emission, Short Pulse Laser and Plasma Medicines.

• Interaction of Intense, Femto second Laser field with atoms and molecules involving Multiphoton linear and nonlinear processes, Atomic Structure Calculations and Raman Spectroscopy.

• Thin Films and Material Science, Energy Storage and Conversion Devices (Li+/Na+ Batteries, Fuel Cells, Solar Cells and Super Capacitor etc.), Ferroelectric Materials, Multiferroic Materials, Thermoelectric Materials.

• Synthesis and Applications of Carbon Nano Materials, Graphene and Diamond.

• Synthesis and Characterization of 2-D layered Materials and their VDW heterostructure.

• Glass Science and Technology, Phosphors, Luminescent Materials, Photoluminescence, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Time-resolved spectroscopy, Organic and Nano-Materials.

• Fiber Optics and Optical Communication covering all branches of Photonics, Photonic Crystals, Metamaterials and Plasmonics, Waveguide based devices, Fibre and Integrated Optics.

• Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Density Functional Theory, Heusler alloys based materials for Spintronics and energy application, Topological insulators and Low dimensional Systems.

• Microelectronics, Semiconductor Devices Modeling and Simulation, Memory Devices and Solar Cells-Application Oriented Modeling and Simulation.

• Sensors, Biosensors, Gas Sensors, Ion Beam modification of Materials, Nano-materials, Accelerator Physics.

• Experimental Atomic Physics, X-ray Spectroscopy.

• Atmosphere Science.





Details of list of Publications , Research Projects , Students awarded Ph.D. Degree , Placements Details & Events organized :

(i) For the year 2019-20 Click here for details

(ii) Upto 2018 Click here for details