Research Activities in the Department:

Following are the research areas offered by the Department:

  • Application of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for harvesting solar energy and water treatment
  • Electronic and optical properties of binary and ternary semiconductors in bulk and nanophases
  • Electron momentum density and structural phase transition in semiconductors and intermetallic systems
  • Electronics Structure using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS),  X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy  (XPS)
  • Electronic Structure study of High Temperature Superconductivity
  • Electrical, Optical and Electronic Structure study of Spintronics Materials
  • Electronic Structure Study, Band Structure Calculation, Compton Profile Study of Alloys, Compounds etc.
  • Image Compression
  • Ion-induced Nano-pattern formation at surfaces and interfaces
  • Material Science: Band gap Engineering and  Opto-electonic sensors
  • MDSC & DMA studies of glasses, polymers and polymer composites
  • MEMS/NEMS Technology
  • Modeling and Simulation of Nano-optoelectronic Devices
  • Optical, Electrical & Thermal studies of Glasses, Polymers and Nano-materials
  • Plasmonics using metallic Nano-particles for detection of water pathogens and fluoride
  • Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles and Biomolecules at Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Semi-conducting Chalcogenide Glasses
  • Structure and Dynamics of Ultrathin Polymeric Films
  • Tritium ion Pollution, detection and their effect on Society

Research Projects (Sanctioned/Completed):


Project Title

Principle Investigator

Funding agency



Compton profile study of alloys and compounds

G. Sharma


2007-2009/ Completed


DST-Banasthali Centre for Education and Research in Basic Sciences - CURIE (Consolidation of University Research for Innovation and Excellence in Women Universities)

Prof. Aditya Shastri

DST, New-Delhi



Electron momentum density of some binary compounds in bulk and nanophase

G. Sharma


2011-2013/ Completed


Plasmonics using shape and size selected nano-materials (DST-Women Scientist)

Ms. Jyoti Boken
Dr. S. Dalela (Scientific Mentor)


2011-2014/ Completed


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@ 2007 Banasthali Vidyapith.