Transport (Hall effect, Thermopower and resistivity & Optical Properties both at low & high temperatures of
Semiconductors & High Tc Superconductors in both bulk & thin film forms. Thin Film fabrication, Vacuum Technology, Photolithography, Electron beam gun, RF Sputtering, device fabrication etc. Analytical Techniques: X-ray diffraction, SEM, TEM, ESCA, DTA, EPR and Raman Effect in solids, UV/VIS spectroscopy of solids etc. Thin films for Optical Storage. Surfaces, Interfaces, Nanomaterials and Quantum Dots, Optical Properties. DFT calculations of Electronic structure, Elastic properties and Optical properties of solids.