Department of Physics
University of Calicut, Calicut University P O, Kerala, India 673635
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Department of Physics is a premier pure and applied science department established in 1971 (09.07.1971) with Prof. J.C. Palathingal as the Head of the Department. Ever since its establishment, the Department has played a key role in strengthening  postgraduate teaching and research in physics through active contact and collaboration with several research institutes and universities in India and abroad as well as various colleges in the country. The department is a leading centre in the following fields of research: Nuclear Physics, Condenced Matter Physics, Materials Sceince, Astrophysics, Radiation Physics, Theoretical Physics, Plasma Physics, Non-convensional Energy Source and Nanoscience. The department focusses on imparting training in cutting edge research in the above fileds and inculcates scientifc temperament and spirt of social progress through scientific development. Madhava Observatory, in memory of ancient great mathematician and astronomer, has been established for the development of observational Astronomy. Centralised Liquid Nitrogen Plant supports various experimental facilites in the department and other science departments in the University. Besides well equipped laboratories, the department has an in-house internet facility with 50 Pcs and a library with a collection of 5400 books. Alumni of the department occupies several prestigious positions in national and international instituions. Also a large fraction of the alumni are faculty in various colleges and universities. Department is associated with Nuclear Data Physics Centre of India in data generation, validation and compilation of Nuclear Data for Nuclear Data Section of IAEA and associates with India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) programme.

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