Courses WS 20/21

The courses overview can be found in the Higher Education Servica Portal (Hochschuldiensteportals) (don't forget to select the right semester). Please find below the list of courses and advanced seminars offered in the current semester. The courses are so structured so that students will be able to deepen their knowledge and specialize in a certain area of Physics. Please keep in mind that usually previous knowledge is required to follow the courses successfully and  profitably. 

Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics

  • Biophysics: Fundamentals (Prof. Gottschalk, Prof. Michaelis)

    PHYS5117.0 Biophysics: Fundamental Methods
    Lecturer: Prof. Kay Gottschalk, Prof. Christof Michaelis
    Course type: lecture (4 hours/week), seminar, lab
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 71654 Biophysics: Fundamental / Biophysik: Grundlagen
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: written or oral
    Precourse: yes
    Remark:

     

    Basis for

    • Biophysics: Gene Expression
    • Biophysics: Molecular Motors
    • Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics
     

Quantum Mechanics on Macroscopic Scales

  • Condensed Matter Theory - Phase Transitions in Condensed Matter Systems (Dr. Kubala)

    PHYS5278.0 Condensed Matter Theory - Phase Transitions in Condensed Matter Systems
    Lecturer: Dr. Björn Kubala
    Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: English
    Module 71659 Condensed Matter Theory
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination:

    written or oral

    12369 Theorie der Kondensierten Materie

    Precourse: 12370 Theorie der Kondensierten Materie (Vorleistung)
    Remark: announcement
  • Magnetism (Prof. Herr, Prof. Koslowski)

    PHYS5287.0 Magnetism
    Lecturer: Prof. Ulrich Herr, apl. Prof. Berndt Koslowski
    Course type: lecture (3 hours/week), laboratory course (4 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 71656 Magnetism
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: oral, 10222 Magnetism
    Precourse: yes, 10223 Magnetism (Vorleistung)
    Remark: announcement
  • NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging Methods (Prof. Rasche)

    PHYS5337.0 NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging Methods
    Lecturer: Prof. Volker Rasche
    Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 72556 NMR Spectroscopy an Imaging Methods
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: oral, 13831 NMR-Spektroskopie und Bildgebende Verfahren
    Precourse: yes, 13832 NMR Spektroskopie und Bildgebende Verfahren (Vorleistung)
    Remark:  
  • Crystal Defects: Physical Effects and Mechanics (Prof. You)

    PHYS6367.0 Crystal Defects: Physical Effects and Mechanics
    Lecturer: Prof. Jeong-Ha You
    Course type: Block lecture (one week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 72189 Crystal Defects / Kristalldefekte
    Credits:

    3 CP

    Examination: written, 13077 Kristalldefekte: Physikalische Effekte und Mechanik
    Precourse: no
    Remark: announcement
  • Plasmonics and Metamaterials (Dr. Gonçalves)

    PHYS6287.0 Plasmonics and Metamaterials
    Lecturer: Dr. Manuel Gonçalves
    Course type: Lecture with practical course (2 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module Plasmonics and Metamaterials
    Credits: 4 ECTS
    Examination: written
    Precourse: no
    Remark: announcement
  • Nano-Optics (Prof. Hoerber)

    PHYS8318.0 Nano-Optics
    Lecturer: Prof. Hoerber
    Course type: seminar (3 hours/week)
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: English
    Module Nano-Optics
    Credits: 3 CP
    Examination: oral
    Precourse: no
    Remark: announcement

Econophysics

  • Econophysics: Numerical Simulation Methods (Dr. Stockburger)

    PHYS5427.0 Econophysics: Numerical Simulation Methods /
    Ökonophysik: Numerische Simlationsmethoden
    Lecturer: PD Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
    Course type: lecture with exercises (5 hours/week)
    Cycle: summer semester 2021, winter semester 22/23
    Language: English
    Module 71657 Econophysics: Numerical Simulation Methods /
    Ökonophysik: Numerische Simulationsverfahren
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: written, 12365 Ökonophysik: Numerische Simulationsverfahren
    Precourse: yes, 12366 Ökonophysik: Numerische Simulationsverfahren
    Remark:  

Plasma Physics

Quantum Science and Technologies

  • Coherence and Decoherence in Open Quantum Systems (Prof. Huelga)

    PHYS5667.0 Coherence and Decoherence in Open Quantum Systems
    Lecturer: Prof. Susana Huelga
    Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 71766 Open Quantum Systems / Offene Quantensysteme
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: oral, 12580 Offene Quantensysteme
    Precourse: yes, 12581 Offene Quantensysteme (Vorleistung)
    Remark:  
  • Theory of Quantum Information (Prof. Plenio)

    PHYS5607.0 Theory of Quantum Information
    Lecturer: Prof. Martin Plenio
    Course type: lecture (3 hours/week), exercise (2 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 71500 Theory of Quantum Information
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: written or oral, 11665 Theory of Quantum Information
    Precourse: yes, 12118 Theory of Quantum Information (Vorleistung)
    Remark:  
  • Optical und Quantum Metrology (Dr. Giese, Dr. Wölk)

    PHYS5687.0 Optical und Quantum Metrology
    Lecturer: Dr. Enno Giese, Dr. Sabine Wölk
    Course type: lecture (3 hours/week), seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: English
    Module Optical und Quantum Metrology
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: written or oral
    Precourse: yes
    Remark: announcement

Elective Modules Physics

  • Astrophysik (Dr. Aurich)

    PHYS6687.0 Astrophysik
    Lecturer: Dr. Aurich
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: German
    Module: 73096 Astrophysik
    Credits: 6
    Exam form: oral, 13096 Astrophysik
    Precourse: 13097 Astrophysik (Vorleistung)
    Remark: Ankündigung
       
  • Principles of Geometrical Light and Electron Optics (Prof. Rose)

    PHYS6047.0 Principles of Geometrical Light Optics
    Lecturer: Prof. Harald Rose
    Course type: Block Course (lecture, seminar, lab, 4 hours/week, 02.-06.03.2020)
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: English
    Module 74609 Wave and Particle Optics
    Credits: 3 CP
    Examination: written - 14609 Wave and Particle Optics
    Precourse: no
    Remark: announcement
  • Strahlenmesstechnik (Prof. Raiber)

    PHYS6347.0 Strahlenmesstechnik
    Lecturer: Prof. Thomas Raiber
    Course type: Lecture with lab course
    Cycle: Winter and summer semester
    Language: German
    Module 71419 Strahlenmesstechnik
    Credits: 4 CP
    Examination: Written, 11958 Strahlenmesstechnik
    Precourse: no
    Remark: Announcement
  • High Performance Computing 1 (Dr. Lehn)

    MATH4021 High Performance Computing 1
    Lecturer: Dr. Michael Lehn
    Course type: lecture (2 hours/week) with exercise (2 hours/week) and lab (2 hours/week)
    Cycle: each winter semester
    Language: German/English
    Module 72367 High Performance Computing 1
    Credits: 8 CP
    Examination: oral, 13488 High Performance Computing 1
    Precourse: 13576 High Performance Computing 1 (Vorleistung)
    Remark:  
  • Modellierung und Simulation in der Mechanik (Dr. Simon)

    MATH4024 Modellbildung und Simulation in der Mechanik
    Lecturer: Dr. Ulrich Simon
    Course type: Vorlesung  (2 SWS) mit Übung (2 SWS)
    Cycle: Wintersemester
    Language: Deutsch
    Module 74188 Modellbildung und Simulation in der Mechanik
    Credits: 6 LP
    Examination: Klausur
    Precourse:  
    Remark:  

Seminars

Additional Modules - Recommended

  • Successful Project Management – Fundamentals (Dr. Kraus)

    PHYS6397.0 Successful Project Management – Fundamentals
    Lecturer: Dr. Volker Kraus (Fa. EADS / Airbus)
    Course type: lecture with seminar (3 hours per week)
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: English or German
    Module new
    Credits: 3 CP
    Examination: oral or written
    Remark: announcement
  • Virtual Innovation Player Project (Prof. Altmann)

    PHYS8328.0 Virtual Innovation Player Project
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Altmann (HS Mannheim)
    Course type: lecture with project
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: German
    Module new
    Credits: 3 CP
    Examination: oral or written
    Remark: announcement
  • Quantum Computing (Prof. Torán)

    CS6030.001 Quantum Computing
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jacobo Torán, Institut für Theoretische Informatik
    Cycle: irregularly
    Language: German
    Module 71820 Quantum Computing
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination: oral or written, 11397 Quantum Computing
    Precourse:  
    Remark: announcement

     

  • Biosensors and Biochips (Dr. Pasquarelli)

    ENGB 73028 Biosensors and Biochips
    Lecturer: Dr. Alberto Pasquarelli
    Course type: lecture (4 hours/week), seminar (2 hours/week), lab project (20 hours)
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 73028 Biosensors and Biochips
    Credits: 8 CP
    Examination: oral or written, 13284 Biosensors and Biochips
    Precourse: 13479 Biosensors and Biochips (Precourse)
    Remark:  
  • Computational Methods in Material Science (Prof. Krill, Prof. Herr)

    ENGI 70462 Computational Methods in Material Science
    Lecturer: Prof. Carl Emil Krill, Prof. Ulrich Herr, Dr. Ulrich Simon
    Course type: lecture (2 hours/week), lab (1 hour/week)
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 70462 Computational Methods in Materials Science
    Credits: 4 CP
    Examination: oral or written, 10500 Computational Methods in Materials Science
    Precourse: 11290 Computational Methods in Materials Science (Precourse)
    Remark:  
  • Micro- and Nanotechnology (Prof. Unger)

    ENGF 70918 Micro- and Nanotechnology
    Lecturer: Prof. Peter Unger
    Course type: lecture (2 hours/week), seminar (1 hour/week)
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 70918 Micro- and Nanotechnology
    Credits: 4 CP
    Examination: oral or written, 11330 Micro- and Nanotechnology
    Precourse: No
    Remark:  
  • Polymers in Medicine (Dr. Beck)

    PHYS 8307.0 Polymers in Medicine
    Lecturer: Dr. Stefan Beck (DePuy Synthes, Schweiz)
    Course type: block lecture
    Cycle: winter semester
    Language: English
    Module 70948 Polymers in Medicine
    Credits: 2 CP
    Examination: oral or written report, 10909 Polymers in Medicine
    Precourse:  
    Remark: announcement

Contact

Gerold Brackenhofer
Physics Academic Affairs Commitee
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
89081 Ulm
Phone: 0731/50-22953
Office: N25/3106