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Re: Bharathiar University Msc Physics Syllabus

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Bharathiar University is a premier state university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India. Named after Tamil poet Subramania Bharathiar, the university was Started in February 1982 under the provision of Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982) and it was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 1985. Bharathiar University has been ranked No. 3 in the State and No. 29 in the Nation according to a Nielsen survey of 2011.
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Sem Course Title Exam Dur. Exam Credits
CIA Univ. Exam Total
I Paper – 1 Classical Mechanics 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 2 Mathematical Physics – I 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 3 Quantum Mechanics-I 3 25 75 100 4
Elective -1 Advanced Electronics 3 25 75 100 4
Practical-1 Electronics Experiments 6 25 75 100 4
Supportive 1 Offered from other Departments - - - 50 2
II Paper – 4 Mathematical Physics – II 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 5 Quantum Mechanics – II 3 25 75 100 4
Paper -6 Condensed Matter Physics 3 25 75 100 4
Elective - 2 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3 25 75 100 4
Practical-2 Advanced Physics Laboratory 6 25 75 100 4
Supportive 2 Offered from other Departments - - - 50 2
III Paper – 7 Advanced Condensed Matter Physics 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 8 Computational Methods and Programming 3 25 75 100 4
Elective -3 Semiconductor Devices 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 9 Electro Magnetic Theory 3 25 75 100 4
Practical-3 Computational Programming Lab 3 25 75 100 4
Supportive 3 Offered from other Departments - - - 50 2
IV Paper – 10 Modern Optics 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 11 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 25 75 100 4
Paper – 12 Atomic Physics and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 25 75 100 4
Practical-4 Optics and Laser Laboratory 6 25 75 100 4
Project & Viva-voce 200 8
Total 2250 90

Supportive Courses for Other Department Students: 1. Basic Electronics; 2. Energy Resources
SEMESTER – I CORE PAPER – 1 CLASSICAL MECHANICS Unit – I Mechanics of Single and Systems of Particles Newton’s laws of motion - Mechanics of a particle - Equation of motion of a particle - Motion of a particle under constant force and alternating force - Mechanics of systems of particles - Angular momentum of the system - Potential and kinetic energies of the system - Motion in a central force field - Motion of two particles equivalent to single particle - Equation of motion of centre of mass with respect to centre of force - Motion in an inverse-square law force field - Classification of orbits Unit – II Collisions of Particles and Motion of Rigid Body Elastic and inelastic scattering - Laboratory and centre of mass systems - Relations between different quantities in the laboratory and centre of mass systems –Kinematics of elastic scattering in the laboratory system- Inelastic scattering in the laboratory frame - Motion of a rigid body -Euler’s theorem - Angular momentum and kinetic energy - Inertia tensor - Euler’s equation of motion – Torque Free Motion – Euler’s angles. Unit – III Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formulations Hamilton’s variational principle - Lagrange’s equations of motion –Conservation theorems and symmetry properties – Cyclic coordinates - Application of Lagrange’s equation; Linear harmonic oscillator, particle moving under a central force, Atwood’s machine - Hamilton’s equations of motion - Application of Hamiltonian’s equations of motion; Particle moving in an electromagnetic field - Phase space - Principle of least action Unit - IV Canonical Transformations and Poisson Brackets Canonical transformations – Generating function – Properties of canonical transformations – Poisson brackets – Properties of Poisson brackets – Constant of motion using Poisson brackets – Poisson brackets of canonical variables – Poisson’s Theorem – Invariance of Poisson bracket under canonical transformation – Motion as successive canonical transformation (Infinitesimal generators) – Liouville’s theorem - The Hamilton–Jacobi equation – Action and angle variables Unit – V Small Oscillations Small oscillations - Stable and unstable equilibrium - Lagrange’s equation of motion for small oscillations - Normal coordinates and normal frequencies - Small oscillations of particles on string - Free vibrations of linear triatomic molecule – Two carts connected with three springs – Triple pendulum - Double pendulum
Books for Study and Reference
1. Introduction to Classical Mechanics - R. G. Takwale and P. S. Puranik – Tata McGraw-Hill (2006), New Delhi
2. Classical Mechanics by Herbert Goldstein, Charles Poole and John Safko - Pearson Education and Dorling Kindersley (2007), New Delhi
3. Classical Mechanics by Gupta, Kumar and Sharma – Pragati Prakashan (2001), New Delhi
4. Classical Mechanics by John R. Taylor - University Science books (2005), India
5. Classical Mechanics by R. Douglas Gregory –Cambridge University press, (2008) India
6. Classical Mechanics J.C. Upadhyaya- Himalaya Publishing House (2005) india

Tutorial (This portion is not intended for examination)
1. A particle is projected vertically upwards with speed u and moves in a vertical straight line under uniform gravity with no air resistance, find the maximum height achieved by the particle and time taken for it to return to its starting position.
2. A body of mass m is suspended from a fixed point by a light spring and moving under uniform gravity. The spring is found to be extended by a distance b. Find a period of oscillations of the body about this equilibrium position (assume there is a small strain).
3. Find the moment of inertia of a uniform circular disk of mass M and radius a about its axis of symmetry.
4. Find the kinetic energy of rotation of a rigid body with respect to the principle axes in terms of Eulerian angles.
5. Find the equation of motion of harmonic oscillator using Hamilton–Jacobi method.
6. Simple pendulum with rigid support, and with variable length

CORE PAPER – 2 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS - I Unit-I Matrices and Determinants Properties of matrix addition and multiplication – different type of matrices and their properties – Rank of a Matrix and some of its theorems – Solution to linear homogeneous and non homogeneous equations – Cramers rule – eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices – differentiation and integration of matrix. Unit-II Solving of differential equations Homogeneous linear equations of second order with constant coefficients and their solutions – ordinary second order differential with variable coefficients and their solution by power series and Frobenius methods – extended power series method for indicial equations. Unit-III Special differential equations and their solutions Legendre’s differential equation: Legendre polynomials – Generating functions – Recurrence Formulae–Rodrigue’s formula–orthogonality of Legendre’s polynomial;Bessel’s differential equation: Bessel’s polynomial –generating functions–Recurrence Formulae–orthogonal properties of Bessel’s polynomials– Hermite differential equation– Hermite polynomials – generating functions – recurrence relation. Unit-IV Laplace Transforms Laplace transforms: Linearity property, first and second translation property of LT – Derivatives of Laplace transforms – Laplace transform of integrals – Initial and Final value theorems; Methods for finding LT:direct and series expansion method, Method of differential equation; Inverse Laplace transforms: Linearity property, first and second translation property, Convolution property – Application of LT to differential equations and boundary value problems. Unit-V Fourier series and integrals Fourier series definition and expansion of a function x – Drichlet’s conditions - Assumptions for the validity of Fourier’s series expansion and its theorems – Complex representation of Fourier series – problems related to periodic functions – graphical representation of FS – Fourier integrals – convergence of FS – some applications of Fourier transforms. Books for Study and Reference
1. Mathematical Physics - B.D.Gupta (Vikas Publishing House PVT.LTD) 3rd Edition 2006
2. Topics in Mathematical Physics - Parthasarathy H Ane Books Pvt. Ltd 2007
3. Mathematical methods for physics - G. Arfken Elsevier 6th edition 2010
4. Mathematical Physics - Rajput (Pragati Prakasam) 17th Edition 2004
5. Advanced Engineering mathematics - Erwin Kreyszig (Wiley Eastern Limited Publications) 7th Edition 1993
6. Special Function - W.W.Bell 1968

CORE PAPER – 3 QUANTUM MECHANICS – I Unit I General formalism of quantum mechanics Linear Vector Space- Linear Operator- Eigen Functions and Eigen Values- Hermitian Operator- Postulates of Quantum Mechanics- Simultaneous Measurability of Observables- General Uncertainty Relation- Dirac’s Notation- Equations of Motion; Schrodinger, Heisenberg and Dirac representation- momentum representation. Unit II Energy Eigen value problems Particle in a box – Linear Harmonic oscillator- Tunnelling through a barrier- particle moving in a spherically symmetric potential- System of two interacting particles-Rigid rotator- Hydrogen atom Unit III Angular Momentum Orbital Angular Momentum-Spin Angular Momentum-Total Angular Momentum Operators-Commutation Relations of Total Angular Momentum with Components-Ladder operators-Commutation Relation of Jz with J+ and J- - Eigen values of J2, Jz- Matrix representation of J2, Jz, J+ and J- - Addition of angular momenta- Clebsch Gordon Coefficients – Properties. Unit IV Approximate Methods: Time Independent Perturbation Theory in Non-Degenerate Case -- Degenerate Case-Stark Effect in Hydrogen atom – Spin-orbit interaction - Variation Method – Born-Oppenheimer approximation -- WKB Approximation. Unit V Many Electron Atoms Indistinguishable particles – Pauli principle- Inclusion of spin – spin functions for two-electrons- The Helium Atom – Central Field Approximation - Thomas-Fermi model of the Atom - Hartree Equation- Hartree -Fock equation. Books for Study & Reference:
1) A Text Book of Quantum Mechanics-P.M. Mathews & K. Venkatesan - Tata

McGraw Hill 2010.
2) Quantum Mechanics – G. Aruldhas - Prentice Hall of India 2006
3) Introduction to Quantum Mechanics – David J.Griffiths Pearson Prentice Hall 2005
4) Quantum Mechanics – L.I Schiff - McGraw Hill 1968
5) Quantum Mechanics-A. Devanathan-Narosa Publishing-New Delhi
6) Principles of Quantum Mechanics-R.Shankar, Springer 2005

Tutorial: (This portion is not intended for examination purpose)
1) Plotting of harmonic oscillator wavefunctions
2) problems involving matrix representations of an operator
3) Alpha emission
4) Kronig-Penney Square-well periodic Potential

ELECTIVE PAPER - 1 ADVANCED ELECTRONICS Unit-I: Analog and Digital Instruments Introduction-Basic Emitter Follower Voltmeter; FET Input Voltmeter; Voltage Follower Voltmeter; Amplifier Type OP AMP Voltmeter; Voltage to Current Converter; Current Measurement with Analog Electronic Instrument; Time Base; Basic Digital Frequency Meter System; Reciprocal Counting Technique; Digital Voltmeter System; Digital LCR Measurements. Unit-II: UJTs and Thyristors Operational Principle of UJT: UJT Relaxation Oscillator circuit; PNPN Diode: Characteristics- As a Relaxation Oscillator-Rate Effect; SCR: V-I Characteristics – Gate-Triggering Characteristics; DIAC and TRIAC; Thyristors: Basic Parameters- As Current Controllable Devices- Thyristors in Series and in Parallel; Applications of Thyristors-As a Pulse Generator, Bistable Multivibrator, Half and Full Wave Controlled Rectifier, TRIAC based AC power control, SCR based Crowbar Protection; Gate Turn-Off Thyristors; Programmable UJT. Unit-III: Digital Integrated Circuits 7400 TTL; TTL Parameters; TTL-MOSFET’s; CMOS FET’s;Three State TTL Devices; External drive for TTL Loads; TTL Driving External Loads; 74C00 CMOS; CMOS Characteristics; TTL to CMOS Interface; CMOS to TTL interface; Current Tracers. Unit-IV: Integrated Circuits as Analog System Building Blocks Electronic Analog Computation; Active Filters: Butterworth Filter-Practical Realization-High Pass Filter-Band Pass Filter-Band Reject Filter; Delay Equalizer; Switched Capacitor Filters; Comparators; Sample and Hold Circuits; Waveform Generators: Square Wave Generator-Pulse Generator-Triangle wave Generator-Sawtooth Generator; Regenerative Comparator: Schmitt Trigger. Unit-V: Integrated Circuits as Digital System Building Blocks Binary Adders: Half Adder-Parallel Operation-Full Adder-MSI Adder-Serial Operation; Decoder/Demultiplexer: BCD to Decimal Decoder-4-to-16 line Demultiplexer; Data Selector/Multiplexer:16-to-1 Multiplexer; Encoder; ROM:Code Converters-Programming the ROM-Applications; RAM:Linear Selection-Coincident Selection-Basic RAM Elements-Bipolar RAM-Static and Dynamic MOS RAM; Digital to Analog Converters: Ladder Type D/A Converter-Multiplying D/A Converter; Analog to Digital Converters: Successive Approximation A/D Converter.
Books for Study and Reference:
1. Text Book of Electronics by S. Chattopadhyay, New Central Book Agency P.Ltd., Kolkata, 2006.
2. Digital Principles and Applications by A.P. Malvino and D.P. Leach, Tata McGraw-Hill, Publishing Co., New Delhi.
3. Electronics Principles and Applications by A.B. Bhattacharya, New Central Book Agency P.Ltd., Kolkata, 2007.
4. Integrated Electronics Analog and Digital Circuits and Systems by Jacob Millman, Christos C Halkins and Chetan Parikh, 2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill Educatio Private Limited, New Delhi, 2010.
5. Electronic Devices and Circuits by Anil K. Maini and VarshaAgarwal, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, 2009.

1. A voltage follower voltmeter uses an IC OP AMP with an internal voltage gain of 2,00,000. The maximum voltage applied directly to the non-inverting inputs is EB=1 volt. Find the percentage error in the measured voltage due to OP AMP.

2. To a digital frequency meter a 3.5 kHz sine wave is applied. The time base is derived from a 1 MHz clock generator frequency divided by decade counters. Find the meter indication when time base uses (i) six decade counters (ii) four decade counters.
3. A unijunction transistor has 10 V between the bases. If the intrinsic stand-off ratio is 0.85, find the value of stand-off voltage. What will be the peak-point voltage if the forward voltage drop in the P-N junction is 0.7 volt?
4. A half-wave rectifier circuit employing an SCR is adjusted so that the gate current becomes 1 mA. The forward breakdown voltage of the SCR is 100 V for IG=1 mA. Assume that the load resistance is 250 Ω and the holding current to be zero. Calculate the firing angle, conduction angle and the average current when the sinusoidal voltage of 200 volts peak is applied.
5. Design a wide band pass filter with fL=150 Hz, fH=1 kHz and a pass band gain of 4. Calculate the value of Q for this filter.
6. A 6-bit DAC has a maximum precision supply voltage of 20 V. What voltage change does each LSB represent and what voltage does 100110 represent?

M.Sc. Physics (UD) 2014-15 onwards Annexure No. 57 A Page 8 of 28 SCAA Dt. 06.02.2014
Practical – 1 ELECTRONICS EXPERIMENTS 1. Study the forward and reverse characteristics of a Zener diode. 2. Construction of adder, subtracter, differentiator and integrator circuits using the given OP – Amp. 3. Study the static and drain characteristics of a JFET. 4. Construction of an Astable multivibrator circuit using transistors. 5. Study the characteristics of UJT. 6. Construction of a single FET amplifier with Common Source configuration. 7. Construction of a relaxation oscillator circuit using the given UJT and study its performance. 8. Construction a single stage RC coupled amplifier using transistor and study its frequency responses. 9. Construction of a two stage RC coupled amplifier using transistor and study its frequency responses. 10. Construction of an A/D converter circuit and study its performance. 11. Construction of an D/A converter circuit and study its performance. 12. Construction of a half-adder and a full-adder circuit using NAND gates and study their performance. 13. Construction of a half- subtracter and full- subtracter circuit using NAND gates. 14. Construction of a bistable multivibrator circuit using transistors and study its performance. 15. Construction of a phase shift oscillator circuit using the given transistor and study its performance. 16. Construction of a Wein’s bridge oscillator circuit using transistor and study its performance. 17. Construction of a low-pass filter circuit and study its output performance. 18. Construction of a high-pass filter circuit and study its output performance. 19. Construction of a band-pass filter circuit and study its output performance. 20. Construction of a voltage regulated power supply using Zener diode.

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