1982-1984
1982-1984
Contents  
PageNo.
 
PREFACE
DIVISION OF STANDARDS
Introduction     1
MECHANICAL, THERMAL & OPTICAL STANDARDS
Standards of Length & Angle     2
Dimensional Metrology     2
Standards of Mass, Volume & Density     3
Standards of Force & hardness     4
Standards of Presuure     4
Standards of Vaccum     4
Standards of Temprature     5
Optical Radiation Standards     6
Standards of Acoustics     7
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC STANDARDS
Standards of Time & Frequency     7
Standards of DC,EMF,Resistance & Current     7
Capacitance. Inductance and AC Resistance Standards     8
A.c. ,L.F. & H.F. Standards     9
Microwave Standards Of Power , Frequency , Noise Attenuation & Impedance     10
MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION DIVISION
Introduction     12
Characterization of Materials By Chemical Methods     13
Characterization of Materials By Spectroscopic Methods     13
Characterization of Materials By EPR Spectroscopy     15
Characterization of Materials By X-Ray Diffraction and Fluorescence Techniques     15
Characterization of Materials by Transmission & Scanning Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction Techniques.     18
Characterization of Single Crystals regarding perfection and relevant Instrumentation.     20
Growth of Single Crystals, Characterization of Defects in Single Crystals     23
Characterization of Materials regarding Surface Area and Porosity     23
CRYOGENICS & SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
Cryogenic Plants & Facility     25
Superconductivity, Semiconducting Materials, Josephson Tunneling & Applications and Quantum Hall Effect     25
A-15 Superconductors Through in Situ Techniques     27
Preparation Characterization and Application of Fine Electroceramics     27
UTILIZATION OF SOLAR ENERGY
Thermal Conversion     28
Studies on Polycrystalline Silicon for Photovoltaic Energy     29
Conversion Phase II    
APPLIED PHYSICS PROJECTS
Electrostatics and Electrophotography     31
Amorphous Materials & Thin Film Devices     31
Display Devices     32
Pilot & Demonstration Plant in Hydrostatic Extrusion & Material Synthesis     35
DIVISION OF MATERIALS
Introduction     36
Studies on Polycrystalline Silicon     36
Development of Conducting Ceramics & Ferrites     36
Ultrasonic Transducers, Materials & Devices     37
Development of Carbon Products     39
Development of Aviation Grade Brushes and Resinous Pitches for Carbon Products     40
Development of Carbon Fibres, Carbon - Carbon Composites & Glassy Carbons     41
Luminescent Materials & Devices     42
RADIO SCIENCE DIVISION
Introduction     43
Ground Based Facility for Environment Monitoring     44
Environment Hazards - Sodar Studies     45
Indian Middle Atmosphere Programme (IMAP)     47
Satellite Radio Beacon Study     50
SROSS Aeronomy Satellite     51
Stratospheric Ionization     51
Planetary Ionospheres and Ionospheric Studies using     52
Incoherent Scatter Radar    
Tropospheric & Ionospheric Communications     53
Ionospheric and Neutral Atmospheric Modelling     59
OTHER R&D PROJECTS
Theoretical Investigations in Condensed Matter Physics     60
Instrument Maintenance & Allied Activity     60
SERVICE SECTIONS
Central Workshop     61
Glass Technology Workshop     62
APPENDICES
 
Paper published 63
Technical Report/Books 73
Ph.D.s' Awarded 74
Significant Events 75
Symposia/Workshop/Training Courses 76
Exchange Programme Visits 77
Advice & Consultancy 77
Collaboration with other Institutions/Agencies 77
Honours and Awards 78
Visits Abroad (Meetings/Conferences/Workshops Attended & Talks Given) 79
Patents Filed, Accepted and Sealed 80
Processes Released to Industry for Cornmercilization 80
Premia and Royalties of the Processes Released earlier and in Production 81
Receipts on Account of Testing/Calibration/Glass Fabricated and Other Charges 82
Staff Strength 83
Membership of Research Advisory Council 83
Membership of Executive Committee 84

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