Research Areas

Areas of Research

ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS (A&A)

  • Cosmology and Galaxy Formation
  • Normal and Active Galaxies
  • Clusters of Galaxies
  • The Galaxy and the Interstellar Medium
  • The Intergalactic Medium
  • Neutron Stars, Pulsars and X-ray Binaries
  • Signal Processing in Astronomy

LIGHT AND MATTER PHYSICS (LAMP)

  • Degenerate Bose and Fermi gases
  • Fundamental tests of quantum mechanics
  • Intense laser-matter interactions
  • Interaction of single atoms and single photons
  • Nonlinear optics and ultrafast phenomena
  • Quantum information, computation and cryptography
  • Quantum optics and cavity QED
  • Trapping and cooling of atoms, ions and molecules
  • Waves in random media

THEORETICAL PHYSICS (TP)

  • Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics
  • Non-Equilibrium Dynamics
  • Many Body Localization
  • Light-Matter Interaction
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitys

SOFT CONDENSED MATTER (SCM)

  • Structure, Dynamics and Phase Behavior of Soft Matter
  • Rheology of Soft Matter and Living Cells
  • Physics of Biological Systems-cells to DNAs
  • Nano-devices for Biosensing
  • Liquid Crystals: Phase transitions, structure, topological defects, etc.

CHEMISTRY

  • Synthesis, characterisation and applications of Liquid
  • Crystals and their nano-composites