M. Sc. (Physics):Liquid Crystals:Polymer Physics

Thapar University
In Patiala

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  • Master
  • Patiala

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Classical Mechanics
Statistical Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics
Mathematical Physics
Physics Lab I
Fundamentals of Computer Science and C Programming

Second Semester

Condensed Matter Physics
Experimental Techniques in Physics
Atomic and Molecular Physics
Physics Lab II

Third Semester

Particle Physics
Nuclear Physics
Semiconductor Physics
Physics Lab III

Fourth Semester


Polymer Physics

Introduction to macromolecular physics: Chemical structure of polymers, Internal rotation, Configuration and conformation of macromolecules, Flexibility of polymers, Effects of molecular structure on crystallinity of polymers

The physical state of polymers: Rubbery state, Kinetic theory of rubber elasticity, The glassy state, Theory of glass transition temperature.

Thermal properties of polymers: Heat capacity of crystalline and non – crystalline polymers, Einstein theory, Debye theory, Thermal conductivity of crystalline and non – crystalline polymers, Thermal expansion of polymers.

Electrical properties of polymers: Basic concepts of dielectrics and conducting properties of polymers, Electric properties of resins and composites. Creep behavior of polymers.

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