2020 2021 Student Forum Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics

#1
4th August 2014, 08:17 AM
 Unregistered Guest
Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics

I want to give the exam of Tamil Nadu SLET and for that I want to get the Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics so can you provide me that?
#2
4th August 2014, 12:23 PM
 Super Moderator Join Date: Apr 2013
Re: Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics

As you want to get the Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics so here it is for you:

I. Mathematical Methods of Physics

Dimensional analysis; Vector algebra and vector calculus; Linear algebra, matrices, Cayley
Hamilton theorem, eigenvalue problems; Linear differential equations; Special functions
(Hermite, Bessel, Laguerre and Legendre); Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transforms;
Elements of complex analysis: Laurent series-poles, residues and evaluation of integrals;
Elementary ideas about tensors; Introductory group theory, SU(2), O(3); Elements of
computational techniques: roots of functions, interpolation, extrapolation, integration by
trapezoid and Simpson’s rule, solution of first order differential equations using Runge-Kutta
method; Finite difference methods; Elementary probability theory, random variables,
binomial, Poisson and normal distributions.

II. Classical Mechanics

Newton’s laws; Phase space dynamics, stability analysis; Central-force motion; Two-body
collisions, scattering in laboratory and centre-of-mass frames; Rigid body dynamics, moment
of inertia tensor, non-inertial frames and pseudoforces; Variational principle, Lagrangian and
Hamiltonian formalisms and equations of motion; Poisson brackets and canonical
transformations; Symmetry, invariance and conservation laws, cyclic coordinates; Periodic
motion, small oscillations and normal modes; Special theory of relativity, Lorentz
transformations, relativistic kinematics and mass–energy equivalence.

III. Electromagnetic Theory

Electrostatics: Gauss’ Law and its applications; Laplace and Poisson equations, boundary
value problems; Magnetostatics: Biot-Savart law, Ampere's theorem, electromagnetic
induction; Maxwell's equations in free space and linear isotropic media; boundary conditions
on fields at interfaces; Scalar and vector potentials; Gauge invariance; Electromagnetic waves
in free space, dielectrics, and conductors; Reflection and refraction, polarization, Fresnel’s
Law, interference, coherence, and diffraction; Dispersion relations in plasma; Lorentz
invariance of Maxwell’s equations; Transmission lines and wave guides; Dynamics of
charged particles in static and uniform electromagnetic fields; Radiation from moving charges,
dipoles and retarded potentials.

IV. Quantum Mechanics

Wave-particle duality; Wave functions in coordinate and momentum representations;
Commutators and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle; Matrix representation; Dirac’s bra and
ket notation; Schroedinger equation (time-dependent and time-independent); Eigenvalue
problems such as particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator, etc.; Tunneling through a barrier;
Motion in a central potential; Orbital angular momentum, Angular momentum algebra, spin;
Addition of angular momenta; Hydrogen atom, spin-orbit coupling, fine structure; Time-
independent perturbation theory and applications; Variational method; WKB approximation;
Time dependent perturbation theory and Fermi's Golden Rule; Selection rules; Semi-classical
theory of radiation; Elementary theory of scattering, phase shifts, partial waves, Born
approximation; Identical particles, Pauli's exclusion principle, spin-statistics connection;
Relativistic quantum mechanics: Klein Gordon and Dirac equations.

V. Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Laws of thermodynamics and their consequences; Thermodynamic potentials, Maxwell
relations; Chemical potential, phase equilibria; Phase space, micro- and macrostates;
Microcanonical, canonical and grand-canonical ensembles and partition functions; Free
Energy and connection with thermodynamic quantities; First- and second-order phase
transitions; Classical and quantum statistics, ideal Fermi and Bose gases; Principle of detailed
balance; Blackbody radiation and Planck's distribution law; Bose-Einstein condensation;
Random walk and Brownian motion; Introduction to nonequilibrium processes; Diffusion
equation.

VI. Electronics

Semiconductor device physics, including diodes, junctions, transistors, field effect devices,
homo and heterojunction devices, device structure, device characteristics, frequency
dependence and applications; Optoelectronic devices, including solar cells, photodetectors,
and LEDs; High-frequency devices, including generators and detectors; Operational
amplifiers and their applications; Digital techniques and applications (registers, counters,
comparators and similar circuits); A/D and D/A converters; Microprocessor and
microcontroller basics.

VII. Experimental Techniques and data analysis

Data interpretation and analysis; Precision and accuracy, error analysis, propagation of errors,
least squares fitting, linear and nonlinear curve fitting, chi-square test; Transducers
(temperature, pressure/vacuum, magnetic field, vibration, optical, and particle detectors),
measurement and control; Signal conditioning and recovery, impedance matching,
amplification (Op-amp based, instrumentation amp, feedback), filtering and noise reduction,
shielding and grounding; Fourier transforms; lock-in detector, box-car integrator, modulation
techniques.

Applications of the above experimental and analytical techniques to typical undergraduate

VIII. Atomic & Molecular Physics

Quantum states of an electron in an atom; Electron spin; Stern-Gerlach experiment; Spectrum
of Hydrogen, helium and alkali atoms; Relativistic corrections for energy levels of hydrogen;
Hyperfine structure and isotopic shift; width of spectral lines; LS & JJ coupling; Zeeman,
Paschen Back & Stark effect; X-ray spectroscopy; Electron spin resonance, Nuclear magnetic
resonance, chemical shift; Rotational, vibrational, electronic, and Raman spectra of diatomic
molecules; Frank – Condon principle and selection rules; Spontaneous and stimulated
emission, Einstein A & B coefficients; Lasers, optical pumping, population inversion, rate
equation; Modes of resonators and coherence length.

IX. Condensed Matter Physics

Bravais lattices; Reciprocal lattice, diffraction and the structure factor; Bonding of solids;
Elastic properties, phonons, lattice specific heat; Free electron theory and electronic specific
heat; Response and relaxation phenomena; Drude model of electrical and thermal conductivity;
Hall effect and thermoelectric power; Diamagnetism, paramagnetism, and
ferromagnetism; Electron motion in a periodic potential, band theory of metals, insulators and
semiconductors; Superconductivity, type – I and type - II superconductors, Josephson
junctions; Defects and dislocations; Ordered phases of matter, translational and orientational
order, kinds of liquid crystalline order; Conducting polymers; Quasicrystals.

X. Nuclear and Particle Physics

Basic nuclear properties: size, shape, charge distribution, spin and parity; Binding energy,
semi-empirical mass formula; Liquid drop model; Fission and fusion; Nature of the nuclear
force, form of nucleon-nucleon potential; Charge-independence and charge-symmetry of
nuclear forces; Isospin; Deuteron problem; Evidence of shell structure, single- particle shell
model, its validity and limitations; Rotational spectra; Elementary ideas of alpha, beta and
gamma decays and their selection rules; Nuclear reactions, reaction mechanisms, compound
nuclei and direct reactions; Classification of fundamental forces; Elementary particles (quarks,
baryons, mesons, leptons); Spin and parity assignments, isospin, strangeness; Gell-Mann-
Nishijima formula; C, P, and T invariance and applications of symmetry arguments to particle
reactions, parity non-conservation in weak interaction; Relativistic kinematics.
#3
20th February 2016, 03:44 PM
 Unregistered Guest
Re: Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics

Hello sir ! I have apply for SLET exams . Will you please provide me Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics ?
#4
20th February 2016, 03:45 PM
 Super Moderator Join Date: Apr 2013
Re: Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics

Hello buddy as you want here we provides you Tamil Nadu SLET syllabus of Physics as follows

I. Mathematical Methods of Physics

Dimensional analysis; Vector algebra and vector calculus; Linear algebra, matrices, Cayley
Hamilton theorem, eigenvalue problems; Linear differential equations; Special functions
(Hermite, Bessel, Laguerre and Legendre); Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transforms;
Elements of complex analysis: Laurent series-poles, residues and evaluation of integrals;
Elementary ideas about tensors; Introductory group theory, SU(2), O(3); Elements of
computational techniques: roots of functions, interpolation, extrapolation, integration by
trapezoid and Simpson’s rule, solution of first order differential equations using Runge-Kutta
method; Finite difference methods; Elementary probability theory, random variables,
binomial, Poisson and normal distributions.

II. Classical Mechanics

Newton’s laws; Phase space dynamics, stability analysis; Central-force motion; Two-body
collisions, scattering in laboratory and centre-of-mass frames; Rigid body dynamics, moment
of inertia tensor, non-inertial frames and pseudoforces; Variational principle, Lagrangian and
Hamiltonian formalisms and equations of motion; Poisson brackets and canonical
transformations; Symmetry, invariance and conservation laws, cyclic coordinates; Periodic
motion, small oscillations and normal modes; Special theory of relativity, Lorentz
transformations, relativistic kinematics and mass–energy equivalence.

III. Electromagnetic Theory

Electrostatics: Gauss’ Law and its applications; Laplace and Poisson equations, boundary
value problems; Magnetostatics: Biot-Savart law, Ampere's theorem, electromagnetic
induction; Maxwell's equations in free space and linear isotropic media; boundary conditions
on fields at interfaces; Scalar and vector potentials; Gauge invariance; Electromagnetic waves
in free space, dielectrics, and conductors; Reflection and refraction, polarization, Fresnel’s
Law, interference, coherence, and diffraction; Dispersion relations in plasma; Lorentz
invariance of Maxwell’s equations; Transmission lines and wave guides; Dynamics of
charged particles in static and uniform electromagnetic fields; Radiation from moving charges,
dipoles and retarded potentials.

IV. Quantum Mechanics

Wave-particle duality; Wave functions in coordinate and momentum representations;
Commutators and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle; Matrix representation; Dirac’s bra and
ket notation; Schroedinger equation (time-dependent and time-independent); Eigenvalue
problems such as particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator, etc.; Tunneling through a barrier;
Motion in a central potential; Orbital angular momentum, Angular momentum algebra, spin;
Addition of angular momenta; Hydrogen atom, spin-orbit coupling, fine structure; Time-
independent perturbation theory and applications; Variational method; WKB approximation;
Time dependent perturbation theory and Fermi's Golden Rule; Selection rules; Semi-classical
theory of radiation; Elementary theory of scattering, phase shifts, partial waves, Born
approximation; Identical particles, Pauli's exclusion principle, spin-statistics connection;
Relativistic quantum mechanics: Klein Gordon and Dirac equations.

V. Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics

Laws of thermodynamics and their consequences; Thermodynamic potentials, Maxwell
relations; Chemical potential, phase equilibria; Phase space, micro- and macrostates;
Microcanonical, canonical and grand-canonical ensembles and partition functions; Free
Energy and connection with thermodynamic quantities; First- and second-order phase
transitions; Classical and quantum statistics, ideal Fermi and Bose gases; Principle of detailed
balance; Blackbody radiation and Planck's distribution law; Bose-Einstein condensation;
Random walk and Brownian motion; Introduction to nonequilibrium processes; Diffusion
equation.

VI. Electronics

Semiconductor device physics, including diodes, junctions, transistors, field effect devices,
homo and heterojunction devices, device structure, device characteristics, frequency
dependence and applications; Optoelectronic devices, including solar cells, photodetectors,
and LEDs; High-frequency devices, including generators and detectors; Operational
amplifiers and their applications; Digital techniques and applications (registers, counters,
comparators and similar circuits); A/D and D/A converters; Microprocessor and
microcontroller basics.

VII. Experimental Techniques and data analysis

Data interpretation and analysis; Precision and accuracy, error analysis, propagation of errors,
least squares fitting, linear and nonlinear curve fitting, chi-square test; Transducers
(temperature, pressure/vacuum, magnetic field, vibration, optical, and particle detectors),
measurement and control; Signal conditioning and recovery, impedance matching,
amplification (Op-amp based, instrumentation amp, feedback), filtering and noise reduction,
shielding and grounding; Fourier transforms; lock-in detector, box-car integrator, modulation
techniques.

Applications of the above experimental and analytical techniques to typical undergraduate

VIII. Atomic & Molecular Physics

Quantum states of an electron in an atom; Electron spin; Stern-Gerlach experiment; Spectrum
of Hydrogen, helium and alkali atoms; Relativistic corrections for energy levels of hydrogen;
Hyperfine structure and isotopic shift; width of spectral lines; LS & JJ coupling; Zeeman,
Paschen Back & Stark effect; X-ray spectroscopy; Electron spin resonance, Nuclear magnetic
resonance, chemical shift; Rotational, vibrational, electronic, and Raman spectra of diatomic
molecules; Frank – Condon principle and selection rules; Spontaneous and stimulated
emission, Einstein A & B coefficients; Lasers, optical pumping, population inversion, rate
equation; Modes of resonators and coherence length.

IX. Condensed Matter Physics

Bravais lattices; Reciprocal lattice, diffraction and the structure factor; Bonding of solids;
Elastic properties, phonons, lattice specific heat; Free electron theory and electronic specific
heat; Response and relaxation phenomena; Drude model of electrical and thermal conductivity;
Hall effect and thermoelectric power; Diamagnetism, paramagnetism, and
ferromagnetism; Electron motion in a periodic potential, band theory of metals, insulators and
semiconductors; Superconductivity, type – I and type - II superconductors, Josephson
junctions; Defects and dislocations; Ordered phases of matter, translational and orientational
order, kinds of liquid crystalline order; Conducting polymers; Quasicrystals.

X. Nuclear and Particle Physics

Basic nuclear properties: size, shape, charge distribution, spin and parity; Binding energy,
semi-empirical mass formula; Liquid drop model; Fission and fusion; Nature of the nuclear
force, form of nucleon-nucleon potential; Charge-independence and charge-symmetry of
nuclear forces; Isospin; Deuteron problem; Evidence of shell structure, single- particle shell
model, its validity and limitations; Rotational spectra; Elementary ideas of alpha, beta and
gamma decays and their selection rules; Nuclear reactions, reaction mechanisms, compound
nuclei and direct reactions; Classification of fundamental forces; Elementary particles (quarks,
baryons, mesons, leptons); Spin and parity assignments, isospin, strangeness; Gell-Mann-
Nishijima formula; C, P, and T invariance and applications of symmetry arguments to particle
reactions, parity non-conservation in weak interaction; Relativistic kinematics.

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