Laboratories | Department of Physics


  • Non-linear Optics Lab

    The non-linear optics laboratory work towards development and applications of novel organic and inorganic materials for optical telecommunication, optical information processing and optical data... read more

  • Nanometrics Laboratory

    This laboratory is designed for the Physics undergraduate students and researchers who have new ideas and wish to pursue them further. This lab facilitates to design, develop and test those new... read more

  • Device Physics Laboratory

    In this laboratory, various materials that have been prepared by different synthetic routes are characterized for use in making devices. Mainly nanostructured materials are considered for... read more

  • Surface & Nano Science Laboratory

    Do the top surface layer of any solid material and the underneath layers behave in similar way? The subject become more challenging when one solid surface is grown on top of other and form... read more

  • Microstructure Laboratory

    Understanding the structure of any material is highly important for any kind of device application. This is especially crucial at the interfaces of heterostructures, which become further... read more

  • Quantum Optics Laboratory

    Quantum optics laboratory aims to conduct research on the quantum Physics of nano-optical devices to understand fundamental physics. Such devices have innovative applications in the area of bio-... read more

  • Wet Lab

    Lab description: The researchers use multiple cabinet hoods arranged in array in the lab for synthesizing various materials including nano-particles and graphene. Here, toxic and hazardous... read more

  • Soft Matter & Biophysics Laboratory

    In this laboratory, physics meets chemistry meets biology. In one hand, we explore soft materials to understand their physical behavior, which is governed by the underlying mesophasic structures.... read more

  • Computational Physics Teaching Laboratory

    The Computational Physics Teaching Laboratory (CPTL) is an advanced physics computer lab intended for Physics undergraduate as well as graduate level students. The CPTL is equipped with several... read more

  • Computational Physics Research Laboratory

    Computational Physics Research Laboratory (CPRL) is being used by students working in the area of computational and theoretical physics. In addition to Magus, SNU's 64-node (1008 cores) IBM HPC... read more

  • Physics Electronics Teaching Laboratory

    Electronics teaching laboratory provides a hands-on experience in electronics to Physics undergraduate students.  In this laboratory,... read more

  • Advanced Physics Laboratory

    Advanced Physics Laboratory provides the second and third-year undergraduate students a platform to learn some of the basic laws of physics by doing experiments. Here we cover experiments based on... read more

  • General Physics Teaching Laboratory

    The General Physics Laboratory offer students, experiential learning by doing experiments on ideas that are taught in the First year of introductory courses in Physics. The experiments are mainly... read more

  • Chemical Processing Laboratory

    This laboratory is equipped with chemical hoods in which researcher synthesize new materials in various sizes and shapes by chemical and hydrothermal routes.  It is equipped with necessary... read more

  • Sample Processing Laboratory

    When research samples are synthesized by physical or chemical methods, they generally contain various kinds of internal as well as surface defects. These intrinsic defects influence the... read more

  • High Temperature Processing Laboratory

    Materials are required to process at high temperatures in different gaseous environments in order to change their physical and chemical properties. Also, the thermal processes help in removing... read more

  • Clean Room

    A cleanroom is a controlled contamination (e.g. dust, aerosol particles, chemical vapors, airborne microbes, etc.) free environment used in scientific research for making electronic chips, devices... read more

  • HF Processing Laboratory

    Being an extremely corrosive, hydrofluoric (HF) acid requires special attention in semiconductor industries as it is commonly used for cleaning Si surfaces via dissolving natural oxide layer in a... read more

  • Semiconductor Physics Laboratory

    How do electrons behave in semiconductor materials? What are the physical mechanisms governing electricity-to-light OR light-to-electricity conversion in semiconductor-based devices? Our research... read more

  • Nanocarbon and Sensor Laboratory

    In this laboratory, varieties of nanostructured materials (such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, metal oxide nanoparticles) using chemical vapor deposition, chemical exfoliation, and physical vapor... read more

  • Dielectric Materials Laboratory

    Dielectrics are the attractive class of materials which find enormous applications in our daily life. Starting from the electric circuit breaker to more advanced technological applications such as... read more

  • Functional Oxide Materials Laboratory

    Nanotechnology deals with the precise control and manipulation of atoms and molecules to create novel materials and device structures with unique properties. The emerging new device concepts and... read more

  • X-ray Diffraction Laboratory

    XRD laboratory X-ray machine is essential to characterize the structure of materials, primarily the crystalline structure. In the x-ray diffraction laboratory, both thin film and powder samples... read more

  • Optical Microscopy Laboratory

    The structure of a material at micron scale is related to optical, electrical, mechanical, chemical and thermal properties. Optical microscopy, an important investigative technique, is used to... read more

  • Low Temperature Measurement Laboratory

    The Low-temperature laboratory consists of a closed cycle cryocooler (with an electromagnet) from Advanced Research Systems, Inc. The closed cycle cryocooler is a precision machine carefully... read more

  • Optical Spectroscopy Laboratory

    SHIMAZU’s spectrophotometer (UV-Vis 3700) can be used to measure the optical properties (such as absorption and transmission coefficients) of thin films, powder samples, and liquids. This... read more

  • Surface Topography Laboratory

    The surface profilometer from Bruker is used for determining a thickness of the deposited thin films and also for determining layer uniformity. It can be used for measuring the surface topography... read more

  • Surface Characterization Laboratory

    Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) is a powerful tool for imaging a specimen surface by scanning with a physical probe. It operates in two basic ways: (i) contact and (ii) non-contact of the probe... read more