Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar




The Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar is an autonomous research institution administered by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of the Indian government.

The Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar was established by the government of Orissa in 1972. The founding director of the the Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar was Dr. Trilochan Pradhan. Dr. Trilochan Pradhan started theoretical research in various branches of physics. The present location of Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar is near Chandrashekharpur.

The Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar conducts research in both theoretical and practical physics. Research in theoretical physics include condensed matter, high energy physics and nuclear variants. The experimental physics research study at Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar covers accelerator based research for advanced chemical and radio-isotope analysis.

The Institute of Physics of Bhubaneswar has advanced research capability. The advanced research facilities include the Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ECSA), High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM) and Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) facility.

The Institute of Physics at Bhubaneswar also conducts Cluster and Nanomaterials research. A Low Energy Cluster Beam Deposition (LECBD) facility for synthesizing cluster assembled Nanomaterials has also been developed.

Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar also collaborates with international scientific bodies and scientific research institutions. The Bhubaneswar Institute of Physics is presently collaborating with Brookhaven National Laboratory. The research relates to the collision of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider inside Brookhaven National Laboratory.

The Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar conducts a pre-doctoral program of one year duration. The number of students is about 12 per year. The principal objective of the program is to train young aspiring scientists in the advanced methods of theoretical and experimental physics.

SP Jain






Last Updated on 27 July 2012