Prof. Naeem Akhtar and his team from Khawaja Fareed Government Postgraduate College, Rahim Yar Khan, visited Physlab on a two-day visit to seek the opportunity for the development of their experimental physics laboratory.
The visit involved engagement in piquant hands-on activities on some of the most interesting experiments developed in the Physlab. The visiting guests were also encouraged to be self-resourceful and to try to build their own experimental setups through the use of low-cost modern technology such as smartphones and digital cameras. They were given a quick overview of image processing, data acquisition and LabVIEW.
The team was also given a comprehensive tour of the Physics labs which include Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) and Magnetron Sputtering. The guests found the tour quite illuminating as they got to view some of the most modern technologies in the realms of experimental physics.
Physlab has also provided them troubleshooting and repair support for some of the damaged lab equipment. Our Senior Researcher, Mr. Muhammad Shafique has successfully restored their GM Tube, GM Counter, E/M Power Supply, E/M Tube, Free Fall Detector and E/M Ratio Power Supply.
Physlab has recently shared technology with another college affiliated with the University of Sargodha. An experiment to investigate band structure and electrical conductivity in semiconductors was shared with the college.
We hope to continue collaborating with other institutions across Pakistan for development of their experimental physics laboratories in the pursuit of our unwavering commitment to advancing quality Physics education in Pakistan.
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