JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD
I Year B.Tech.
1. Crystallography: Ionic Bond, Covalent Bond, Metallic Bond, Hydrogen Bond, Vander-Waal's Bond, Calculation of
Cohesive Energy of a diatomic molecule;Space Lattice, Unit Cell, Lattice Parameters, Crystal Systems,Bravais Lattices, ,
Atomic Radius, Co-ordination Number and Packing Factor of SC, BCC, FCC, Miller Indices, Crystal Planes and Directions,
Inter Planar Spacing of Orthogonal CrystalSystems, Structures of Diamond and NaCl.
2. X-ray Diffraction & Defects in Crystals:Bragg's Law, X- ray Diffraction methods: Laue Method, Powder Method;
Point Defects: Vacancies, Substitutional, Interstitial, Frenkel and Schottky Defects,line Defects (Qualitative), Burger's
3.Principles of Quantum Mechanics: Waves and Particles, de Broglie Hypothesis, Matter Waves,Davisson and Germer's
Experiment, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle,Schrödinger's Time Independent Wave Equation - Physical Significance of
the Wave Function – Infinite squqre well Potential extension to three dimensions.
4. Elements of Statistical Mechanics& Electron theory of Solids:Phase space, Ensembles, Micro Canonical, Canonical
and Grand Canonical Ensembles - Maxwell-Boltzman, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac Statistics(Qualitative Treatment),
Concept of Electron Gas, Density of States, Fermi Energy;Electron in a periodic Potential, Bloch Theorem, Kronig- Penny
Model (Qualitative Treatment), E-K curve Origin of Energy Band Formation in Solids, .Concept of Effective Mass of an
Electron,Classification of Materials into Conductors, Semi Conductors & Insulators.
5. Dielectric Properties: Electric Dipole, Dipole Moment, Dielectric Constant, Polarizability, ElectricSusceptibility,
Displacement Vector, Electronic, Ionic and Orientation Polarizations and Calculation ofPolarizabilities: Ionic and
Electronic - Internal Fields in Solids, Clausius - Mossotti Equation, Piezo-electricity, Pyro-electricity and Ferroelectricity.
6. Magnetic Properties& Superconducting Properties: Permeability, Field Intensity, Magnetic Field Induction,
Magnetization, MagneticSusceptibility, Origin of Magnetic Moment, Bohr Magneton, Classification of Dia, Para and
Ferro MagneticMaterials on the basis of Magnetic Moment, Domain Theory of Ferro Magnetism on the basis of
HysteresisCurve, Soft and Hard Magnetic Materials, Properties of Anti-Ferro and Ferri Magnetic Materials, Ferrites
and their Applications; Superconductivity, Meissner Effect, Effect of Magnetic field, Type-I and Type-II
Superconductors, Applications of Superconductors.
7. Optics: Interference-Interference in thin films (Reflected light), Newton rings experiment-Fraunhofer diffraction due
to single slit, N-slits, Diffraction grating experiment, Double refraction- construction and working, Nicol’s prism.
8. Lasers& Fiber Optics: Characteristics of Lasers, Spontaneous and Stimulated Emission of Radiation, Einstein's
Coefficients and Relation between them,Population Inversion, Lasing Action Ruby Laser,Helium-Neon Laser,
Semiconductor Diode Laser, Applications of Lasers;
Principle of Optical Fiber, Construction of fiber, Acceptance Angle and Acceptance Cone, Numerical Aperture,Types of
Optical Fibers: Step Index and Graded Index Profiles, Attenuation in Optical Fibers, Application of OpticalFiber in