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

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, 16025 Biophysics: Fundamentals
Precourse: yes, 16525 Biophysics: Fundamentals (Precourse)
Remark:

 

Basis for

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

Condensed Matter Physics and Nanosciences

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

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

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:  

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

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

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

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

PHYS5507.1 Plasma Physics: Waves, Instabilities and Turbulence
Lecturer: apl. Prof. Dr. Emanuele Poli
Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module 71063 Plasma Physics: Fundamentals
Credits: 6 CP
Examination: oral, 12079 Grundlagen der Plasmaphysik
Precourse: yes, 12080 Grundlagen der Plasmaphysik (Vorleistung)
Remark:

announcement


PHYS6337.0 Future Energy Supply and Nuclear Fusion
Lecturer: Dr. Thomas Eich
Course type: seminar
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module

74340 Future Energy Supply and Nuclear Fusion Research (3 CP)

Credits:

3 CP

Examination: oral,
14340 Future Energy Supply and Nuclear Fusion Research
Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

Quantum Science and Technologies

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:  

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:  

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

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
   

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

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

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:  

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

PHYS7100.2 Modern Methods in Biophysics
Lecturer: Prof. Kay Gottschalk
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: irregular
Language: English
Module:

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

75147 Seminar Modern Methods in Biophysics (3CP)

Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination:

oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

15147 Seminar Modern Methods in Biophysics (3CP)

Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

PHYS7200.0 Physical properties of materials and their use in applications
Lecturer: Prof. Ulrich Herr, Prof. Carl E. Krill
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

75019 Seminar Physical Properties of Materials (3 CP)

Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination:

oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

15019 Seminar Physical Properties of Materials (3 CP)

Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

PHYS7800.0 Microscopy and Interferometry
Lecturer: Prof. Fedor Jelezko, Prof. Peter Reineker
Course type: seminar (2 SWS)
Cycle: Winter semester
Language: Deutsch
Module

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

71273 Physik im Alltag (4 CP für Lehramt)

Credits: 4 CP
Examination:

Oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

11838 Physik im Alltag (4 CP)

Precourse: nein
Remark: primarily for Lehramt and Master students, announcement

PHYS7701.0 Ultracold Quantum Gases
Lecturer: Prof. Johannes Hecker Denschlag
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module:

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

75024 Seminar Ultracold Quantum Gases (3 CP)

Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination:

oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

15024 Seminar Ultracold Quantum Gases (3 CP)

Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

PHYS7400.0 Advanced Monte Carlo Methods
Lecturer: PD Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module:

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

75150 Seminar Statistical Methods (3 CP)

Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination:

oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

15150 Semianr Statistical Methods (3 CP)

Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

PHYS7301.0 Fourier Optics
Lecturer: Prof. Ute Kaiser
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module

71054 Advanced Physics Seminar (4 CP)

75021 Seminar Fourier Optics (3 CP)

Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination:

oral

12359 Hauptseminar Kondensierte Materie und Nanowissenschaften (4 CP)

15021 Seminar Fourier Optics (3 CP)

Precourse: no
Remark: announcement

Additional Modules - Recommended

PHYS6397.0 Successful Project Management – Fundamentals
Lecturer: Dr. Volker Kraus
Course type: lecture with seminar (3 hours per week)
Cycle: winter semester
Language: English or German
Module new
Credits: 4 CP
Examination: oral or written
Remark: announcement

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

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

 

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:  

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:  

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:  

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

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