1984-1985
1984-1985
Contents  
PageNo.
 
Preface
Division Of standards
Physico Mechanical Standards
Standards of Length & Angle     1
Dimensional Metrology     1
Standards of Mass, Volume & Density     1
Standards of Force & hardness     2
Standards of Presuure     2
Standards of Vaccum     3
Standards of Temprature     3
Optical Radiation Standards     4
Infra-Red Radiation Standards     4
Standards of Acoustic     4
Ultrasonic Standards     4
Electrical & electronic Standards
Standards of Time & Frequency     6
Standards of DC,EMF,Resistance & Current     6
Capacitance. Inductance and AC Resistance Standards     6
A.c. ,L.F. & H.F. Standards     7
Microwave Standards Of Power , Frequency , Noise Attenuation & Impedance     8
Josephson Voltage Standard     8
Low Dimensional Coulomb Systems     8
Calibration Service Programme     9
Testing & Calibration Activities at NPL     11
Materials Characterization Division
Characterization of Materials By Chemical Methods     13
Characterization of Materials By Spectroscopic Methods     13
Characterization of Materials By EPR Spectroscopy     14
Characterization of Materials By X-Ray Diffraction and Fluorescence Techniques     15
Characterization of Materials Regarding Microstructure by Transmission & scanning Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction Techniques     16
Characterization of Single Crystals regarding Perfection and relevant Instrumentation     17
Growth and Characterisation of Single Crystals     21
Characterization of Materials regarding Surface Area and Porosity     21
Cryogenics & Superconductvity
Cryogenic Plants & Facility     23
Superconductivity and Superconducting Materials     23
A-15 Superconductors Through in Situ Techniques     24
Theoretical Investigations in Condensed Matter Physics     25
Applied Physics Projects
Utilisation of Solar Energy-Thermal Conversion     27
Studies on Polycrystalline Silicon     27
Electrostatics & Eectrophotography     27
Thin Films & Amorphous Materials     28
Display Devices     29
High Pressure Physics & Technology     30
Microelectronics     31
Division of Materials
Development Of solid Electrolyte Grade Beta     32
Alumina Tubes for sodium Sulhpur Battery     32
Ultrasonic Transducer Materials & devices     34
Development of Carbon Products     34
Aviation Grade Brushes, High Purity Carbon Pitch     34
Carbon Fibers,Carbon - carbon Composites & Glassy Carbon     36
Luminescent Materials and devices    
Radio Sciences Divisions
Ground Based Facility for Enviornment Monitring Sodar Studies     37
Sodar Studies     37
Indian Middle Atmosphere Programme(IMAP)     37
Satellite Radio Beacon Studies     39
Sross Aeronomy Satellite     40
Planetary Ionospheres     40
Tropospheric and Ionospheric Communications     41
Ionospheric & Neutral Atmosphere Modelling     46
Atmospheric Science     47
Service Sections
Workshops     49
Glass Technology Workshop     49
Works & services Division     49
Library     50
APPENDICES
 
Paper published 51
Technical Reports 56
Ph.D.s' Awarded 57
Symposia/workshops/Training Courses 58
Advice / Consultancy/Calibration 58
Visits Abroad 59
Patents Filed/Accepted 62
Receipts on Account of Testing Calibration/Glass Fabrication & other Charges 63
Premia & Royalties of the Process Released earlier and in Production 63
Personnel 64
Membership of Research Advisiory Council 67
Membership of Executive Committee 68
Honours & Awards 68
Staff Strength 68
Technological Nursery for Optical Components 69
Expedition to ANTARCTICA 69
International Activites in Metrology 69
Collaboration with Other Institutions/Agencies 70
Process Released to Industry for Commercialization 70

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