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Our Department is recognized as a Research Center by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) in the year 2009 to offer Ph.D program as per the VTU letter: VTU/Aca./2008-09/A-9/976 dated:06/05/2009.

Eligibility Criteria for enrollment to Ph.D is as per VTU rules (www.vtu.ac.in). 

Sl.No Name Research Area No.of Candidates Registered Contact Details
1  Dr. Maruti K. Rendale  Microwave Materials 06 Email ID: dr.mkrendale@git.edu

Mobile No.:9448863537

2  Dr. Papanna B. Belavi  Ferrites, Ferroelectrics, Multiferroic & Magnetoelectric Composites 03 Email ID: pbbelavi@git.edu

Mobile No.:9481561660

Research Scholars Registered for Ph.D. at Physics Research Centre GIT

Sl.No. Research Scholar USN Research Guide Registration Month & Year
Present Status
1  Mr. S. S. Kulkarni 2GI09PGN01  Dr. U. V. Khadke  Nov-2009  Comprehensive Viva-Voce Completed
2  Mr. H. H. Bendigeri 2GI11PGN01  Dr. V. K. Kulkarni  Nov-2011  Course Work Completed
3  Mr. T. M. Makandar 2GI13PGN01  Dr. M. K. Rendale  Nov-2013  Course Work Completed
4  Mr. S. M. Janawade 2GI13PGN02  Dr. M. K. Rendale  Nov-2013  Course Work Completed
5 Mr. V. C. Kamagol 2GI16PGJ01 Dr. P. B. Belavi Oct-2015 Registered
6 Mrs. S. M. Patil Dr. P. B. Belavi Mar-2017 Registered
7 Mr. S. S. Kakati Dr. M. K. Rendale Mar-2017 Registered

Research Scholars Registered for Ph.D. at Research Centre other than Physics GIT

Sl.No. Research Scholar Research Guide Registration
Present Status
1  Mrs. A. N. Ekbote  Dr. A. S. Bennal  Nov-2013 Comprehensive Viva-Voce Completed
2 Mrs. R. S. Adoor Dr. N. H. Ayachit June-2015  Course Work Completed
  1. Digital electronic balance
  2. Muffle furnace (1150 oC)
  3. Two probe resistivity measurements set-up ( at and well above room temperature).
  4. Magnetic stirrers with PH meter
  5. Magnetic stirrer with hot plate
  6. Optical bench
  7. Power meters
  8. Optical detectors
  9. LED sources
Ongoing Research Projects VTU Grant Research Project at Physics Research Center, GIT for the duration 2011-2015. Title of the Grant: Evanescent Wave Fiber Optic Chemical Sensor. Principal Investigator: Dr. Vijay K. Kulkarni Co-Investigator: Dr. R. M. Kulkarni Amount of grant sanctioned: Rs. 5,00,000/-
Total no. of Journal papers from Recognition of research center

International Journal: 29

  1. Ferromagnetic resonance of NiCoFe2O4 nanoparticles and microwave absorption properties of NiCoFe2O4 – Carbon black/Poly (vinyl alcohol) composites, Gopal Gutt, Chetan Kotabage, A.C. Abhyankar, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19 ( 2017), 20699
  2. Synthesis of Bi3+ substituted Ni-Cu ferrites and study of structural, electrical and magnetic properties. Pradeep Chavan, LR Naik, P. B. Belavi, G. N. Chavan and R. K. Kotnala. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 694 (2017) 601-612.
  3. Studies on Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Mg-Substituted Nickel ferrites. Pradeep Chavan, L. R. Naik, P. B. Belavi, Geeta Chavan, C. K. Ramesha, R. K. Kotnala. Journal of Electronic Materials 46-1 (2017)188-198.
  4. Nanostructured Nickel Doped Vanadium PentoxideThinFilms with Improved Surface Morphology and Electric Conductivity for Supercapacitor Applications, M.A.Sutar, M.S.Pawar, M.K.Rendale, S.G.Kandalkar, Int. J. Scientific & Engg Research, 8(2)(2017)759-763.
  5. FTIR Spectra and Elastic Properties of Cd-Substituted Ni-Zn Ferrites, M.R.Patil,  M.K.Rendale,  S. N.Mathad, R.B.Pujar, International Journal of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis, 26(1) (2017) 33-39.
  6. Low Energy Gamma Radiation Induced Effects on Ultrasonic Velocity and Acoustic Parameters in Polyvinylidene Fluoride Solution.  S.S. Kulkarni, U.V. Khadke,and U. V. Khadke.  Indian Journal of materials science vol.2016, (2016)  1-8.
  7. Effect of solvents on the ultrasonic velocity and acoustic parameters of polyvinyldeneflouride ( PVDF) solutions. S. S. Kulkarni and U. V. Khadke  Journal of  Materials vol. 2016, ( 2016 ) 1-6.
  8. Effect of Annealing on Super-capacitive Performance of Electrodeposited Vanadium-Nickel Oxide Thin Film Electrode. A. Sutar, M. S. Pawar, M. K. Rendale, S. K. Kandalkar, Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research 2(5)(2016)595-599.
  9. Dielectric and Magnetic Properties of Substituted Li–Zn Ferrite Thick Films Clouded over a Half Wavelength Microstrip Rejection Filter. M. K. Rendale, S. N. Mathad, D. C. Kulkarni, Vijaya. Puri. International Journal of Self Propagating High Temperature Synthesis 25(2)(2016)86- 91.
  10. Study of lead free ferroelectrics using overlay technique on thick film microstrip ring resonator, Shridhar N. Mathad, Maruti K. Rendale, Roopali N. Jadhav, Vijaya R. Puri, Processing and Application of Ceramics 10 (1) (2016) 41–46.
  11. Enhancing Electrochemical Performance of V2O5 Thin Film by using Ultrasonic Weltering. M. A. Sutar, M.S. Pawar, M. K. Rendale, S. G. Kandalkar. IOSR Journal of Applied Physics 7(6)(2015)41-45.
  12. Structural and IR study of Ni0.5-x CdxZn0.5Fe2O4. M. R. Patil, M. K. Rendale, S. N. Mathad, R. B. Pujar.  International Journal of Self Propagating High Temperature Synthesis 24(4)(2015)241-245.
  13. Dielectric Relaxation Studies of 2-Ethoxybenzonitrile, 4-Ethoxybenzonitrile, 1-Bromo 2,4-Difluorobenzene, 2,6-Difluorobenzaldehyde and 2-Bromo 4-Fluoroanisole in Benzene, P. R. Hiremath, M. K. Rendale, P. B. Belavi, and S. N. Mathad, Materials Focus Vol. 4, (2015) pp. 1–9.
  14. Investigation of structural properties of magnesium-zinc ferrite thick-films with lithium substitution, M. K. Rendale,  S.N. Mathad , Vijaya Puri, International Journal of Self Propagating High Temperature Synthesis 2(2015).
  15. Impact of viscosity on dielectric relaxation time of some organic molecules , M. K. Rendale, P.R. Hiremath,  S.N. Mathad, Journal of Advanced Physics, 4(2) (2015) 1-5.
  16. Electrical Behavior of (y)Cd1-xNixFe2O4+(1-y) BaZr0.2Ti0.8O3 Composites, G.N. Chavan, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik, B.K. Bammannavar and K.P. Ramesh, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 5 (12) (2014) 1171-1177.
  17. Structural and Elastic Properties of Cd1-xNixFe2O4 Ferrites, P.B. Belavi and L.R. Naik, Physics of Semiconductor Devices, Environmental Science and Engineering, pp. 659-662 (2014), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-03002-9_168.
  18. Structural, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of NCCF + BTO ME Composites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik, V.L. Mathe and R.K. Kotnala, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4(12) (2013) 43-53.
  19. Resistivity and geain size dependent magnetoelectric effect in (y) Ni0.85Cd0.1Cu0.05Fe2O4 + (1-y) BaTiO3 ME composites, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, L.R. Naik, V.L. Mathe and R.K. Kotnala, International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 2(12) (2013) 298-306.
  20. Electric and magnetic properties of nickel substituted cadmium ferrites, G.N. Chavan, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik, B.K. Bammannavar, K.P. Ramesh and Sunil Kumar, International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 2(12) (2013) 82.
  21. Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of cadmium substituted nickel copper ferrites, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, L. R. Naik, R. Somashekar and R.K. Kotnala, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 132 (2012) 138-144.
  22. Grain size dependent dielectric and magnetic properties of (y) NCCF + (1-y) BTO particulate composites, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, L. R. Naik and R.K. Kotnala, International Journal of Nanoscience, 11(3) (2012) 1240007.
  23. Multiferroic properties of (y) Ni0.65Cd3Cu0.05Fe2O4 + (1-y) BaTiO3 particulate composites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik and G.N. Chavan, AIP Conf. Proc. 1447, (2012) 1127-1128.
  24. Performance of Ag thick film rejection filter due to ferrite thick film loading, Maruti Rendale, Deepti Kulkarni, Vijaya Puri, Advances in Applied Science Research, 3 (1) (2012) 6- 11.
  25. Magnetic properties of Cd substituted Ni-Cu ferrites, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, B.K. Bammannavar, L.R. Naik and R.K. Kotnala, AIP Conf. Proc. 1349, (2011) 1249-1250.
  26. Thiolls as effective caping molecules to syntehsize high quality Zno nano crystals, R. H. Hodlur, M. K. Rabinal, H. H. Bendigeri, S. S. Banappannavar, M. N. Kalasad, AIP Conf. Proc. 1349, (2011) 265-266- 1250.
  27. Magnetic properties of LixMg0.7-2xZn0.3Fe2+xO4 synthesized using sucrose precursor, M. K. Rendale, S. D. Kulkarni and Vijaya Puri, Archives of Applied Science Research, 3 (5) (2011) 491-497.
  28. Influence of Mg2+ substitution on the magnetic and electrical properties of Li-Zn ferrite thick films synthesized with PVA matrix, M. K. Rendale, S. D. Kulkarni, D. C. Kulkarni, Vijaya Puri, Microelectronics International, 1 (28) (2011) 58 – 65.
  29. Microwave Dielectric and attenuation properties of Ni0.7-xCoxZn0.3Fe2O4 thick films, M. K. Rendale, S. D. Kulkarni, Vijaya Puri, Microelectronics International, 1 (26) (2009) 43 – 46.

National Journal: 1

  1. Synthesis and Characterization of Ni-Cd-Cu Ferrites, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan and L.R. Naik, Journal of Shivaji University (Science & Technology) ISSN-Science-0250-5347, 41 (2) (2014-2015) 1-2.

International Conference: 15

  1. Structural and Electrochemical Behaviour of Electro-deposited Ni Doped V2O5 Thin Film on Quenched Stainless Steel Substrate, M. A. Sutar, M. K. Rendale, S. G. Kandalkar was presented in the 5th International  Conference on “Materials Processing and Characterization” held at “Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad”  from 12-13th March 2016.
  2. Measurement of Magnesium Ferrite Semiconductors with Nickel Substituent, Pradeep. Chavan, P.B. Belavi,and L.R. Naik. International Conference on “Materials Science and Ionizing Radiation Safety & Awareness (ICMSIRSA –2016)” held at Shivaji University, Kolhapur, from 19th – 21st January, 2016.
  3. Synthesis, characterization and magnetic properties of Mn substituted Ni-Cu ferrites. P.B. Belavi, Pradeep. Chavan, and L.R. Naik. International Conference on “Materials Science and Ionizing Radiation Safety & Awareness (ICMSIRSA –2016)” held at Shivaji University, Kolhapur, from 19th – 21st January, 2016.
  4. Structural and Elastic Properties of  Bismuth Substituted Ni-Cu Ferrites, Pradeep. Chavan, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, L.R. Naik. International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials (NANOS-2015) held at Gitam University, Visakhapatnam (A.P), from 14th – 17th December, 2015.
  5. Electrical and magnetic properlies of Bi3+ doped Ni-Cu ferrite nanoparticles, Pradeep. Chavan, P.B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan and L.R. Naik, 4th International Conference on “Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and nano Physics with Applications (CDAMOP-2015) Held at University of Delhi, Delhi, from 11th – 14th March, 2015.
  6. Nano Structured Vanadium Oxide (V2O5) Thin Film Electrode for Super Capacitor Application M. A. Sutar, M.S. Pawar, M. K. Rendale, S. G. Kandalkar, was presented in the International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Basic and Applied Sciences” held at “Karmaveer Hire Science College, Gargoti, Kolhapur” on 10th March 2015.
  7. Electric and Magnetic Properties of Mn Substituted Ni-Cu Ferrites, P. B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan and L.R. Naik, 2nd International Conference on Physics of Materials and Materials Based Devices Fabrication, Held at Shivaji University, Kolhapur (M.H), from 13th – 15th January, 2014.
  8. Structural and Elastic Properties of Cd1-xNixFe2O4 Ferrites, P.B. Belavi and L.R. Naik, 17th International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (17th IWPSD-2013), Held at Amity University, Noida (U.P), from 10th – 13th December, 2013.
  9. Study of dielectric properties and effect of resistivity on magnetoelectric effect in (y) Ni75Cd0.2Cu0.05Fe2O4 + (1-y) BaTiO3 ME composites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik and V.L. Mathe, 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM-2013), Held at International Center Goa, Organized by BHU, Varanasi, from 18th – 21st February, 2013,.
  10. Acoustic study of PVDF-Acetone solutions at various concentrations using Ultrasonic Interfrrometric Technique, S.S. Kulkarni, U.V. Khadke, International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials (ICAPM-2013), Held at Mahatma Gandhi Univerisity, Kotyam, Kerla, 10th – 12th October, 2013.
  11. Synthesis and characterization of Ni-Cd-Cu ferrites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik and G.N. Chavan, Ist International Conference on Physics of Materials and Materials Based Device Fabrication (ICPM-MDF-2012), Held at Shivaji University, Kolhapur (M.H), from 17th – 19th January, 2012.
  12.  Grain size dependent dielectric and magnetic properties of (y) NCCF + (1-y) BTO particulate composites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik, G.N. Chavan and R.K. Kotnala, International conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Advance Materials (NANOS-2010), Held at Gitam University, Visakhapatnam (A.P), from 17th – 19th December, 2010.
  13. Microwave characterization of Barium hexaferrite by overlay technique, D.C. Kulkarni, M. K. Rendale, Vijaya Puri, Recent Advances in Microwave Theory and Applications (Microwave-2008) held at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, from 21- 24th November 2008.
  14. Effect of Cobalt Substitution on Magnetic Properties of Ni-Zn Nanoferrites Synthesized by Sucrose Precursor Technique, M. K. Rendale, S. D. Kulkarni and Vijaya Puri, International Conference on Magnetic Materials(ICMM-2007) held at Saha National Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, from 11 – 16th Dec. 2007.
  15. Magnetic and Electric Properties of Li-Mg-Zn nanoferrites, M. K. Rendale and Vijaya Puri, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications held at S.U. Kolhapur from 15 – 17th Nov. 2007.

National Conference: 16

  1. Hydrothermal Technique for Synthesis of Ni-Zn nanoferrites for biferroic composite films, T. M. Makandar, M. K. Rendale, was presented in the UGC sponsored National Conference on “ The scope of Materials Science” held at GSS College, Belagavi from 24-25th March 2017.
  2. Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Ni-Cu-Zn mixed nanoferrites for gas sensing applications, S. M. Janawade, M. K. Rendale, was presented in the UGC sponsored National Conference on “ The scope of Materials Science” held at GSS College, Belagavi from 24-25th March 2017.
  3. Dielectric and ferroelectric response of ferroelectric polymer Polyvinyldenefluoride-Barium Titanate composites. S. S. Kulkarni , U. V. Khadke and P. B. Belavi  National conference on Materials for advance Technology held at Aurangabad from 20th – 21st Sept 2016.
  4. Radiation induced modification of acoustic parameters in PVDF solution. S.S. Kulkarni and U.V. Khadke, National symposium on Radiation Physics held at Mangalore University Mangalore from 28th October to 30th October 2015.
  5. Effect of solvents on the ultrasonic velocity and acoustic properties of Polyvinyldene fluoride solutions, S. S. Kulkarni, U. V. Khadke, 102nd Indian Science Congress held at University of Mumbai, Mumbai from 3rd Jan -7th Jan 2015.
  6. Detection of weak acid dissociable (WAD) cyanide by Evanescent wave absorption technique, Dr. Vijay K. Kulkarni, Harish H. Bendigeri, “102nd Indian Science Congress held at University of Mumbai, Mumbai from 3rd Jan -7th Jan 2015.
  7. Present status of applied science in Indian Technical institutions, S. S. Kulkarni, H. H. Bendigeri, U. V. Khadke, V. K. Kulkarni , 100 th Indian Science Congress, Held at Kolkata, from 3rd – 7 th January, 2013.
  8. Multiferroic properties of (y) Ni65Cd3Cu0.05Fe2O4 + (1-y) BaTiO3 particulate composites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik and G.N. Chavan, 56th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE-SSPS-2011), Held at SRM, University, Kattankulathur, Tamilnadu, from 19th – 23rd December, 2011.
  9. Structural and elastic properties of Ni95-xCdxCu0.05Fe2O4 ferrites, P.B. Belavi, L.R. Naik and G.N. Chavan, “National Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science (RTMS-2011), Held at JUIT, Waknaghat, Solan (H.P), from 08th–10th October, 2011.
  10. Electric properties of nickel substituted cadmium ferrite” G.N. Chavan, L.R. Naik, B. Belavi, B.K. Bammannavar, K.P. Ramesh and Sunil Kumar, “National Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science (RTMS-2011)” Held at JUIT, Waknaghat, Solan (H.P), from 08th–10th October, 2011.
  11. Multiferroic properties of (y) NCCF + (1-y) BTO particulate composites, B. Belavi, L.R. Naik, G.N. Chavan, B.K. Bammannavar and R.K. Kotnala, “National School cum Workshop on Magnetic Phase Transitions and Transformations (MPTT-2011), Held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, from 3rd – 9th August, 2011.
  12. Magnetic properties of Cd substituted Ni-Cu ferrites, P. B. Belavi, G.N. Chavan, B.K. Bammannavar, L.R. Naik and R.K. Kotnala, 55th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE-SSPS-2010), Held at Manipal University, Manipal, from 26th – 30th December, 2010.
  13. Thiolls as effective caping molecules to syntehsize high quality Zno nano crystals, R. H. Hodlur, M. K. Rabinal, H. H. Bendigeri, S. S. Banappannavar, M. N. Kalasad, 55th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE-SSPS-2010), Held at Manipal University, Manipal, from 26th – 30th December, 2010.
  14. A laboratory experiment on Verification of Stefan’s law (Low cost experiment). S.S. Kulkarni and U.V. Khadke, undergraduate Physics teaching held at Behala college Kolkatta from 08-10 Feb 2008.
  15. Characterization of Ni-Zn and Li-Zn nanoferrites by XRD and IR techniques, M. K. Rendale and Vijaya Puri, National Conference on Materials for Energy Generation, Conservation and Storage held at National Physical Lab. New Delhi from 12 – 14th Feb. 2007.
  16. Synthesis Techniques for Ni-Zn and Li-Zn nanoferrites, M. K. Rendale and Vijaya Puri, National Conference Campaign on University Research and Training held at S.U. Kolhapur from 6 –7th Oct. 2006.