Dr. Atif Hussain

Academic Position:

Associate professor/Chairperson

Teaching Interests:

Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, Atomic Physics, Plasma Physics, Laser Physics, Optics

Fields of Research (FoR):

Optics, Nano-photonics, Laser-matter Interaction, Plasmonics, material science, Nanotechnology

Keywords:

LIBS, enhancement, plasma, emission, spectral

Department:

Faculty:

Contact Details:

Social Links

Student Advising Schedule:

Monday & Friday (9.00pm-4.00pm)

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Atif Hussain is currently associate professor and chairperson of the department of physics at The University of Chenab, Gujrat. In 2016, He acquired his PhD degree (2016) in Optical Physics from Changchun university of science and technology, China, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Lin Jingquan. In 2016, he initiated his career as assistant professor (IPFP) in the department of physics, at the University of Gujrat, Gujrat. After that he joined the university of Lahore as an assistant professor in Physics department and served here for 5 years. He has taught core courses to graduate and under-graduate students like Laser engineering, Applied Nuclear & particle physics, Nanotechnology, classical mechanics and MMP. He has worked successfully to establish/develop the BS Physics Lab at the university of Chenab, Gujrat. He is the convenor of different committees in the physics department like, BOS, Research and the Admissions. His PhD covered the topics of laser-matter interaction included, laser spectroscopy, laser-induced plasma expansion, LIBS, magnetic confinement of plasma. He has wide exposure to work in the experimental field, such as ND:YAG lasers, ICCD photography, Optical emission spectroscopy, plasma diagnostic techniques and applications. He has actively participated in various national/international conferences, symposiums, webinars, and workshops. He has presented a large number of academic talks in various national/international meetings. He has published fifteen research articles in the HEC recognized/SCI journals, which suggested useful for various science and technology applications. He has great experience in supervising MPhil level students. More than twenty MPhil students had successfully completed their research thesis under his supervision. He is known as HEC approved supervisor in 2022. Currently, his core areas of research are Nano-optics, Nano-photonics, Plasmonic, Nanotechnology, material science etc.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

No.  Designation School/Institute/University
1 Associate Professor (May 2022-till date) Department of Physics, The University of Chenab, Gujrat, Pakistan
2 Assistant Professor (Aug. 2017-May 2022) Department of Physics, The University of Lahore, Gujrat campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
3 Assistant Professor (Nov. 2016-Nov. 2017) Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan

MY QUALIFICATIONS

No.  Degree / Program of Study Name Awarding Body/University/Institute
1 PhD in Optical Physics (2012-2016) Changchun university of science & technology, Changchun, China
2 Master of Sciences in Physics (2007-2009) The university of Gujrat, Gujrat
3 Bachelor of science (2005-2007) The university of Gujrat, Gujrat
4 F.Sc (2003-2005) BISE, Gujranwala

MY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: JOURNALS ARTICLES / BOOK CHAPTERS / PATENTS

No.  Title  Details
1 The effect of an external magnetic field on the plume expansion dynamics of laser-induced aluminum plasma  Plasma science and technology, 17, 8 (2015) 693-698 
doi: 10.1088/1009-0630/17/8/14 
2 Combined effects of double pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and magnetic field on the emission enhancement from aluminum plasma  OPTIK,   127, 20 (2016) 10024-10030 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2016.07.047 
3 Combined effects of ambient gas pressures and magnetic field on laser plasma expansion dynamics  Plasma science and technology, 19, 1 (2016) 015505 
https://doi.org/10.1088/1009-0630/19/1/015505 
4 Combined effects of magnetic field and ambient gas condition in the enhancement of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy signal  OPTIK, 172 (2018) 1012-1018 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2018.07.071 
5 Spectral emission improvement by combining ambient pressures and magnetic field-deployment in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy  OPTIK, 201 (2020), 163340 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2019.163340 
6 Improving the spectral intensity of aluminum plasma by applied magnetic field in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy  OPTIK, 251 (2022), 168220 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2021.168220 
7 Enhancement of laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) signal subject to the magnetic confinement and dual pulses Optics & Spectroscopy, 129, 4 (2021), 594-601 
(https://doi.org/10.1134/S0030400X21040068) 
8 The effect of distance between lens and water surface on the acoustic characteristics induced by a 532nm nanosecond laser under water  Results in optics, 2 (2021) 100053 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rio.2021.100053 
9. Quantification of aluminum gallium arsenide (AiGaAs) wafer plasma using Caliberation Free-Laser induced Breakdown spectroscopy (CF-LIBS Molecules, 27, 12 (2022) 3754 https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/27/12/3754
10 Micro-emulsion method for for the synthesis and Characterization of La, Mn-doped Ba3Co2 Fe24O41 Z- type Hexa-nano Ferrites  Surface Review and Letters, 26, 10 (2019) 195006 
https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X19500653 
11 Spectroscopic study of laser-produced aluminum-doped gallium arsenide wafer plasma using fundamental harmonics of Q-switched Nd:YAG laser”, Journal of applied spectroscopy  Under Publication process
12 Enhanced optical transmission (EOT) of copper metal by studying magnetic field components Proceedings of 4th international conference on advances in experimental & theoretical physics, March 16-17, 2021, Department of physics, University of agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 
13 Calculations of plasma parameters of discharge produced strontium-I plasma  Proceedings of 4th international conference on advances in experimental & theoretical physics, March 16-17, 2021, Department of physics, University of agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 
14 Measurements of plasma parameters for emission enhancement effects  Proceedings of 4th international conference on advances in experimental & theoretical physics, March 16-17, 2021, Department of physics, University of agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 
15 The effect of ambient gas pressure on laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy  Proceedings of 4th international conference on advances in experimental & theoretical physics, March 16-17, 2021, Department of physics, University of agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 

MY RESEARCH SUPERVISION:

Areas of Supervision  

Currently Supervising

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
  Komal Nawaz  Investigations on plasma enhancement effects in Dual-pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Razaullah  Spectroscopy of nanosecond laser induced plasma for studying the emission enchantment effects Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Baber Inayat Bhatti  Investigations on laser induced plasma emission at different ambient pressures.” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.

Completions

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
  Zeesha Nawaz  Dynamics of Al plasma with single and Double pulse laser-induced Breakdown spectroscopy” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Qura tul Ain Haider  The role of external magnetic field in the enhancement of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy signal Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Muhammad Sufyan  Simulations of extraordinary optical transmission through 1d plasmonic nanostructure devices Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Rana Muhammad Shahbaz  Characterization of plasma parameters of discharge produced strontium plasma” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Faiza Arshad  Determination of plasma parameters of neon using second harmonics of Q-switched Nd:YAG laser” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Hira Aziz  Analysis of Al sample subject to Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Muhammad Hussain  Optical and electronic properties of ternary chalcogenides ZnX2Te4 (X-Al, In) using first principle calculations Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Muhammad Salman  Effect of Fe dopping on optoelectronic properties of CdA nanostructures: insight from DFT calculation Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Ashar javed  Enhanced optical transmission (EOT) of different noble metals by using rectangular nano grating” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Saima Tabassum  Study of emission aspects of aluminum plasma by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  M Shoaib Khalid  The study of laser-induced Breakdown spectroscopy for optical signal improvement Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Naeem Shahzad arshad  Study of electrical and radiation properties of plasmonic nanoantennas at optical frequencies Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Hafiz Zaheer ulhassan  Zinc Oxide nanoparticles synthesised through inverted Co-precipitation technique Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Hira Nazir  The laser induced breakdown spectroscopy of Al plasma by a nanosecond laser Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Ali Hassan Baig  Comparative study of single and double pulse in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Qandeel Riaz  The emission enhancement study of laser-induced plasma in the presence of magnetic field Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Rukhsar Ahmed Bhatti  The effect of ambient gas pressures on laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.” Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
  Waqar ul Hassan Gondal  Emission improvement based on double-pulse laser induced breakdown spectroscopy Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.

MY TEACHINGS:

Course Information (Name/Code) Year Taught Program (BS/MS/PhD) University /Institute
Laser Engineering  2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
Heat and Thermodynamics 2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
Experimental techniques in particle & nuclear physics 2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
Introduction to nanoscience & nanotechnology 2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
Mechanics 2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
MMP 2016-17 BS/MSc Department of Physics, The University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
Classical mechanics 2017 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Nanotechnology 2017 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Thermal & statistical Physics 2017 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Applied nuclear & particle Phy 2018 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Classical mechanics 2018 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Classical mechanics 2018 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Applied nuclear & particle Phy 2019 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology 2019 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Nanotechnology 2019 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Classical mechanics 2019 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Electrodynamics 2019 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Electromagnetic theory-II 2019 MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Applied nuclear & particle Physics 2020 BS/MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Nanotechnology 2020 MS/MPhil Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Applied nuclear & particle Physics 2021 BS/MSc Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Lab V 2021 BS Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Classical mechanics 2021 BS Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Differential calculus 2021 BS Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.
Atomic & molecular Physics 2021 BS Physics Department, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus. Gujrat.