Mumbai University Previous year question papers Applied Physics II Dec 2012

Mumbai University Previous year question papers

I Year Examination Dec 2012

Applied Physics-II

N.S. : (1) Question NO.1 is compulsory.

(2) Attempt any four questions from Q. Nos. 2 to 7.

(3) Figures to right indicate full marks.

(4) Assume suitable data if necessary.


1. Attempt any five from the following :-

(a) Explain why we see beautitul colours in thin film ~hen it is exposed to sunlight.

(b) Why would you’ recommend use of optical fiber in communication system?

(c) Draw-the energy level diagram of He-Ne laser. What is its wavelength in visible range? . –

(d) Calculate the De-Broglie wavelength of proton travelling with a velocity equal to 1/20 1h velocity of light. (mass of proton = 1·674 x 10-27 kg).

(e) The susceptibility of a paramagnetic material at 300 K is 3· 7 x 10-3.Find its relative permeability at 300 K.

(f) State and explain ohm’s law for magnetic circuit

(g) Define and name different ranges of vaccum in terms of pressure.


2. (a) Explain with neat figure construction and working of Rotary pump. For which vaccum range is it used? .

(b) Write full form of LASER? Explain main three processes involv~d in the production of LASER with appropriate figures.


3. (a) Derive the formula for numerical aperture for a step index fiber. Calculate the Acceptance angle for an optical fiber given that refractive index of core is 1·45and refractive index of cladding is 1·4.

(b) Explain the construction and working of semiconductor diode laser with proper sketches. What are merits and demerits of this laser?


4. (a) In a Newton’s ring experiment the diameter of the 10th dark ring changes from 1·4 cm to 1·27 cm when a liquid is introduced between the lens and the plate. Calculate the refractive index of the liquid.

(b) Using the uncertanity principle show that electron cannot pre-exist in free state in a nucleus.

(c) A solenoid consisting of 500 turns and carrying 4 Amp. current is 0·5 m long. 5

Calculate :-

(i) Magnetomotive force

(ii) Flux density B.


5. (a) A diffraction grating used at :lormal incidance gives a line 5400 A()in certain order superimposed on another iine 4050 AOof the next higher order. If the angle of diffraction is 30° I how many Iines/cm are there on the grating?

(b) Derive one dimensional time dependent Schrodinger equation for matter waves. 5

(c) Explain construction and working of Atomic force microscope. 5


6. (a) Explain the experimental method of determination of wavelength of spectral line using diffraction grating.

(b) An electron is bound in one dimensionalpotentialbox with width 2·5 AO.Assuming the hight of the box to be infinite, Calculatethe first two permitted energy values of the electron. ~

(c) Discuss the importance of molecular modeling ‘in .bio-physics study. 5


7. (a) White light falls normally on a soap film of thickness 5 x10-5em and of re.fractive.index1·33. Which wavelength in the visible reg’ionwill be reflected most strongly?

(b) Howthe phenomenon of holography be expl~inedwith interference and diffraction of light?

(c) What are hard and soft magnetic materials? Explain these materials using their characteristic properties and applications

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