M. Sc. (Physics):Liquid Crystals:Physics of colloids & surfacesThapar University
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Physics Lab I
Fundamentals of Computer Science and C Programming
Condensed Matter Physics
Experimental Techniques in Physics
Atomic and Molecular Physics
Physics Lab II
Physics Lab III
Physics of colloids & surfaces
The Liquid State: Solids, Liquids and Gases, Classification of Liquids, Molecular Motion in Liquids, Liquid Mixtures.
Theory of Imperfect Gases: Canonical form, Grand Canonical form, Quantum Mechanical Calculation of Second Virial Coefficient, Completely Ionsized Gas, Cell Theories.
Equilibrium Structure of Dense Fluids: Pair Distribution Function, Thermodynamic functions in dense fluids, Born-Green-Yvon equation, Kirkwood Superposition Approximation.
Numerical Solution of the Integral Equation: Low density solutions: Lennard-Jones systems, Liquid-density solutions.
Phase Transitions: Yang-Lee condensation, KBGY equations and Kirkwood stability criterion.
The Critical Point: Experimaental determination of the critical exponents, Conducting fluids, Ising model and Onasagar’s solution.
Liquid Surface: Formal theory of surface tension, Step model of Liquid Surface, Single particle distribution, Liquid-Metal surface.
Liquid Metals: Nearly-free-electron model, Calculation of resistivity, Alloys.
Liquid Crystals: Cholesteric liquid crystals, Semectic liquid crystal, Semectic –Nematic Isotropic Phase Transition, Molecular model for phase transitions in biological memberanes,
Numerical Methods in the Theory of Liquids: Molecular dynamics methods, Monte Carlo method, Comparison of molecular dynamics and Monte-Carlo methods, Diffusion coefficient, Quantum liquids, Surface phenomena, Investigation of the friedel oscillations, Phase tyransition of a hard-ellipse system,.
Transport Phenomena: Boltzmann transport equation, Fokker-Plank equation, Smoluchowski equation, Friction constant, Viscous Shear Flow,