Research Activities

  • Theoretical and experimental condensed matter physics
  • Material science, characterization and spectroscopy
  • Semiconductor device physics
  • Nano materials modeling and nanofabrication
  • Nuclear physics and applications of radiation
  • Spontaneous microfluidic pumping

Sample Projects

  • Brillouin scattering and Raman scattering characterization of thin-films Heavy ion irradiation of thin films
  • SEM and STM investigation of surface smoothing
  • Microstructure of superconductors
  • Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposites, semiconductors, photovoltaic devices
  • Synthesis of graphene materials and characterization for applications in supercapacitors, electronic and optoelectronic devices
  • Analysis of thermal expansion coefficient, temperature dependence and pressure dependence in nanomaterials
  • Chemical treatment of polluted water Motion and equilibrium of ‘tiny’ drops of water on ‘narrow’ substrates

Group Members

  • Prof. H. Narayan (Group Leader)
  • Prof. S. B. Tlali
  • Prof. B. M. Taele
  • Prof. M. Singh
  • Dr. M. S. Fabiane
  • Ms. T. Mpeli
  • Mr. L. P. Lara