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ଜାତୀୟ ବିଜ୍ଞାନ ଶିକ୍ଷା ଏବଂ ଗବେଷଣା ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠାନ

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राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान शिक्षा एवं अनुसंधान संस्थान

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
National Institute of Science Education of Research

PhD Course

P474 Introduction to Cosmology
P474

Course: UG-Elective, PG-Elective

Approval: 42 Lectures + 14 Tutorials

Credit: 8

Reference Book

  1. Introducing Einstein’s General Relativity by Ray D’inverno
  2. The Early Universe by E. W. Kolb andM.  S. Turner
  3. Introduction to Cosmology by BarbaraRyden
  4. Modern Cosmology by ScottDodelson
  5. Principles of Physical Cosmology by P. J. E. Peebles
  6. Large Scale Structure of the Universe by P. J. E.Peebles
  7. Structure Formation in the Universe by T.Padmanabhan
P475 Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collision & Quark-Gluon Plasma
P475

Course: UG-Elective, PG-Elective

Approval: 42 Lectures + 14 Tutorials

Credit: 8

Reference Book

  1. Hadrons and QGP by Letterssier and Rafelski
  2. Introduction to High Energy Heavy Ion Collissions by C. Y. Wong
  3. Phenomenology of Ultra Relativistic Heavy Ion Collissions by W Florkowski
  4. Ultra relativistic heavy ion collisions by R. Vogt
  5. Introduction to relativistic heavy ion collisions, by L. P. Csernai
  6. A Short Course On Relativistic Heavy Ion Collission by A. K. Chaudhuri
  7. Extreme states of matter in strong interaction physics by Helmut Satz
  8. Relativistic Hydrodynamics by L. Rezzolla and O. Zanotti
  9. Finite Temperature Field Theory by J. I. Kapusta and C. Gale
  10. The Early Universe by Kolb and Turner
  11. Fantastic Realitis by Frank Wilczek
  12. Research Reports in Physics, Quark Gluon Plasma, Invited lectures of Winter School, Published by Springer Verlag, Editors - B. Sinha, S. Pal and S. Raha
  13. The Physics of Quark Gluon Plasma, Introductory lectures, Lecture Notes in Physics 785, Publisher - Springer, Editor - S. Sarkar, H. Satz and B. Sinha
  14. Quark Gluon Plasma - From big bang to little bang, K. Yagi, T. Hatsuda, Y. Miake, Cam- bridge Monograms on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology
  15. Quark Gluon Plasma: Theoretical Foundations, An annotated reprint collection - J. Ka- pusta, B. Muller and J. Rafelski, Publisher - Elsevier Science
P476 Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
P476

Course: UG-Elective, PG-Elective

Approval: 42 Lectures + 14 Tutorials

Credit: 8

Reference Book

  1. Stochastic Methods by C. Gardiner
  2. A Kinetic View of Statistical Physics by P. L. Kaprivsky, S. Redner and E. Ben Naim
  3. Statistical Physics 2- Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics by R. Kubo, M. Toda and N. Hashitsume
  4. Stochastic Processes in Physics and Chemistry by N. G. Van Kampen.
  5. Theory and Applications of Stochastic Processes by Z. Schuss
  6. A Guide to First Passage Processes by S. Redner
P477 Special Topics in Quantum Mechanics
P477

Course: UG-Elective, PG-Elective

Approval: 42 Lectures + 14 Tutorials

Credit: 8

Reference Book

  1. Part-I
  2. Entangled systems by Jurgen Audretsch
  3. Density Matrix Theory and Applications by Karl Blum
  4. Quantum Mechanics by Leonard Susskind
  5. Modern Quantum Mechanics by J. J Sakurai
  6. Part-II
  7. Quantum Mechanics Merzbacher (Chapters 21 and 22)
  8. Quantum many particle systems J. W. Negele and H. Orland (Chapter 1)
  9. Quantum Mechanics Schiff (Chapter 14)
  10. Elements of Advanced Quantum Theory by J. M. Ziman (Chapters 1,2 and 5)
  11. Modern Quantum Mechanics by J. J Sakurai
  12. Part-III
  13. Group Theory by M Tinkham
  14. Group Theory by Hamermesh
  15. Lie Algebras in Particle Physics: from Isospin To Unified Theories by Howard Geogie
  16. Group theory and Chemistry by Bishop
  17. Topics in Condensed Matter Theory by Michele Cini
  18. Elements of Advanced Quantum Theory by J. M. Ziman (chapter 7)
  19. Solid State Physics by Ashcroft and Mermin
P601 - Classical Mechanics
P601

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. H.Goldstein-Classical mechanics
  2. Morion and Thorton- Introduction to classical mechanics.
  3. Landau & lifshitz-Mechanics
  4. John R Taylor- classical mechanics
P602 – Mathematical methods
P602

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. Arfken and Weber, Mathematical Methods
  2. C.Harper, Mathematical methods
  3. T L Chow, Mathematical method for physicists.
P603- Electromagnetism
P603

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. David Griffith, "Introduction to electrodynamic"
  2. Reitz, Milford, Christy, "Foundation of electromagnetic theory"
  3. J.D.Jackson, "Classical Electrodynamics"
  4. M.H Nayfeh, M.K Brussel, "Electricity and magnetism" 
P612 – Introduction to Condensed Matter
P612

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. Elementary Atomic structure -G.K Woodgate
  2. Atomic Physics: C.J Foot
  3. Atoms, molecules and Photons: W. Demtroder
  4. The Theory of atomic Spectra: Condon and Shortley
  5. Topics in Atomic Physics: C.E Butkhardt and J.L Leventhal
P614-Statistical Mechanics
P614

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. Kerson Huang - Introduction to statical mechanics
  2. Reif - Statistical physics
  3. M. Kardar- Statistical physics of particles
  4. H.E Stanley - Introduction to phase transitions and critical phenomena
P615 – Quantum mechanics
P615

Course: PG-Core

Approval:

Credit: 4

Reference Book

  1. R. Sankar-principles of Quantum Mechanics
  2. Cohen-Tannoudji, Diu and Laloe- Quantum Mechanics I & II
  3. J.J Sakurai-Modem Quantum mechanics
  4. David Griffiths-Intruduction to Quantum mechanics
  5. S.Gasiorowicz-Quantum Physics
  6. Eugen Merzbacher-Quantum mechanics
  7. Bransden and joachain-Quantum mechanics
  8. Richard Liboff-Introductory quantum mechanics