Programmes Title of the Programme Course Structure Accreditation
M.Tech Sensor Technology/ Lasers & Electro Optics Word  file / Word file AICTE
M.Tech Optical Communication & Photonics Pdf File  AICTE
Ph.D In the areas of faculty’s Research Expertise Interdisciplinary research areas related to defence
MS by Research In the areas of faculty’s Research Expertise
Short Term Courses
Any Other

History and Growth of the Department

  • The Department came into existence as Faculty of Applied Physics in 1952 and was renamed as Department of Applied Physics in 1979.
  • The Department offers three M. Tech. courses in Laser & Electro-Optics, Sensors Technology and Optoelectronics and Communication Systems.
  • The programmes train the young students and defence officers (DRDO and Armed Forces and DPSU’s).
  • Department has a strong Ph. D. programme and offers an excellent research programme in the field of Nanotechnology, Laser and Photonics, Material Science, Sensors Technology, and Renewable Energy.
  • The faculty is well qualified with vast experience in various fields of Applied Physics.

Faculty, Department of Applied Physics

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Designation Contact Information Email ID Profile Picture View Profile
1 Dr. Tejashree Bhave Associate Professor 02024604496 view
2 Dr. Sangeeta Kale Professor 02024604495 view
3 Dr. Suwarna Datar Associate Professor & HoD 02024604494 view
4 Dr. Devnath Dhirhe Assistant Professor 02024604498 view
5 Dr. Murthy Assistant Professor 02024604499 view
6 Dr. Shyamal Mondal Assistant Professor 02024604500 view

Research Areas :

  • Sensors: CBW and field Sensors, electromagnetic sensors, metamaterial sensors
  • Nanomaterials for electromagnetic shielding
  • Devices: Sensors, photonic devices
  • Drug Delivery and Bio-devices
  • Nano materials applications development
  • Photovoltaics, Microfluidic devices, Nano materials applications for Sensors, Swift heavy ion irradiation
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Sensors for chemical sensing and breath biomarkers for disease diagnostics
  • EMI shielding and radar absorbing Materials
  • Nanostructure characterization and applications
  • Laser and Photonics Technology: Optical Sensors, Quantum Dot Laser, Mid-IR and THz Quantum Cascade Laser, Integrated Optics

Name of the Laboratories

Name of the Laboratories Lab In charge More Information
Scanning Probe Microscopy Laboratory HOD Download
QTF Sensor Laboratory HOD Download
Thin Film Laboratory HOD Download
Optical Communication Laboratory HOD Download
Laser Research Laboratory-I:  Fiber Optics Lab HOD Download
Laser Research Laboratory-II:  Mid-IR and THz  QCL Research Lab HOD Download
Laser Research Laboratory-III: High Power CO2 Laser Lab (Upcoming) HOD Download
Laser Research Laboratory HOD Download
Sensor Synthesis Laboratory HOD Download
Raman Spectroscopy Laboratory HOD Download
Nano Material Laboratory HOD Download
Deposition/Optical System Research Laboratory HOD Download
M.Tech Sensors Technology Laboratory HOD Download
M.Tech Optical Communication and Laser & Electro-optic Laboratory HOD Download


Software in the Department Equipment of the Department
  • Tanner L-edit Tools
  • RSoft BPM Tools
  • Nextnano.QCL
  • Mode Solver (Upcoming)
  • FDTD (Upcoming)
  • Tanner L-edit Tools for LEOC and OCP Course
  • RSoft BPM Tools for LEOC and OCP Course
  • OptiSystem for OCP Course
  • Labview
  • Comsol Multiphysics
  • X-Ray Diffraction
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Pulse Laser Deposition system
  • Nd:YAG High Power Laser
  • Optical Communication training system
  • Optical Spectrum Analysers
  • Raman Spectrometer
  • NI DAQ system
  • CVD System
  • Vector Network Analyzer
  • PV, UV-Vis Spectrometer
  • Sputter Coating System
  • Solar Simulator
  • TG, DTA
  • Surface Area Measurement System
  • Owlstone Vapour Generator
  • Spectroscopic Ellipsometer
  • Laser Spectrum Analyser
  • LIV Measurement System
  • M2 Measurement System
  • Wire bonder
  • Wafer Scriber
  • Vacuum FTIR
  • Optical Cryostat
  • Autocorrelators
Name of Equipment Name of Equipment
Atomic Force Microscope Programmable furnace
BET surface area Analyser Pulsed Laser Deposition system
Contact Angle measurement system Raman Spectrometer
CVD system Scanning Probe Microscopy
DC Arc Plasma System Solar Simulator
Electro Chemical Analyser Spectroscopic Ellipsometer
High Temperature Furnaces Spray Pyrolysis
Laminar Air Flow Sputter plasma system
Laser Raman Spectrophotometer Transport measurement systems
Microbalance UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
Optical Sensing Analyser Vacuum deposition PVD system
Optical Spectrum Analyser Various type of optical Fibres with accessories
Particle size Anayser XRD System


  • Synthesis and Surface Modification of Iron oxide Nanoparticles (NPs) – KHYS-GASTSTIPENDIUM | ANTRAG
  • Antrag auf Gewährung eines KHYS-Gaststipendiums : Dr. Ljiljana Fruk
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • DFG-Centre for Functional Nanostructures
  • Wolfgang Gaede
  • Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Investigation of the surface properties in nanostructured thin films of doped wide-band-gap semiconductors: Eiffel Fellowship for my student, Sandip Dhobale
  • Prof. Béatrice HANNOYER, Pr. University of  Rouen, Cedex-FRANCE
  • KEM Hospital Research Center, Pune
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
  • Prof Ogale, IISER Pune
  • Prof Shivprasad Patil, IISER Pune
  • Dr. Dhananjay Bodas, ARAI Pune
  • Inter University Accelerator Center, Pune
  • Solid-state Physics Laboratory, Delhi
  • Instrument Research & Development Establishment, DehradunLaser Science and Technology Center, Delhi