Courses WS 21/22

The courses overview can be found in the Higher Education Service 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. Jens Michaelis
Course type: lecture (4 hours/week), seminar, lab
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module 76025 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: Quantum Mechanics on Macroscopic Scales
Lecturer: Dr. Björn Kubala
Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module Condensed Matter Theory: Quantum Mechanics on Macroscopic Scales
Credits: 6 CP
Examination:

written or oral

Precourse:  
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

PHYS5357.0 Theoretical Aspects of NMR Spectroscopy
Lecturer: Dr. Tobias Speidel, Dr. Raiker Witter, Prof. Volker Rasche
Course type: lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module (new) Theoretical Aspects of NMR Spectroscopy
Credits: 6 CP
Examination:  
Precourse:  
Remark: announcement

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: Non-Equilibrium Statistics /
Ökonophysik: Nichtgleichgewichtsstatistik
Lecturer: PD Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
Course type: lecture with exercises (5 hours/week)
Cycle: winter semester 21/22, summer semester 2023
Language: English
Module 71778 Econophysics: Non-Equilibrium Statistics /
Nichtgleichgewichtsstatistik
Credits: 6 CP
Examination: written, 12074 Nichtgleichgewichtsstatistik
Precourse: yes, 12075 Nichtgleichgewichtsstatistik (Vorleistung)
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


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:  

PHYS6777.0 Introduction to Matter-Wave Optics
Lecturer: Dr. Christian Brand
Course type: lecture (3 hours/week), seminar (1 hour/week)
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module (new) Introduction to Matter-Wave Optics
Credits: 5 CP
Examination: written or oral
Precourse: yes
Remark: announcement

  Quantum Machine Learning
Lecturer: Dr. Sabine Wölk
Course type: lecture (2 hours/week), seminar (1 hour/week)
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module Quantum Machine Learning
Credits: 4 CP
Examination: written or oral
Precourse:  
Remark: Announcement

Elective Modules Physics

PHYS6357.1 Asymptotic Methods
Lecturer: Dr. Maxim Efremov
Cycle: unregelmäßig
Language: English
Module: Asymptotic Methods
Credits: 4 CP
Exam form:  
Precourse:  
Remark: announcement
   

PHYS6687.0 Astrophysik
Lecturer: Dr. Aurich
Cycle: unregelmäßig
Language: Deutsch
Module: 73096 Astrophysik
Credits: 6 CP
Exam form: mündlich, 13096 Astrophysik
Precourse: 13097 Astrophysik (Vorleistung)
Remark: Ankündigung
   

PHYS5167.0 Physical Electronics
Lecturer: Prof. Koslowski
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module: 71507 Physical Electronics
Credits: 6
Exam form: written or oral, 12107 Physical Electronics
Precourse: yes, 12117 Physical Electronics (Vorleisung)
Remark: Announcement

PHYS6047.0 Principles of Geometrical Light Optics
Lecturer: Prof. Harald Rose
Course type: Block Course (lecture, seminar, lab, 4 hours/week)
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: Vorlesung mit Praktikum
Cycle: WS und SS
Language: Deutsch
Module 71419 Strahlenmesstechnik
Credits: 4 CP
Examination: Klausur, 11958 Strahlenmesstechnik
Precourse: nein
Remark: Ankündigung

Seminars

PHYS7720.0 Seminar Applied Quantum Photonics
Lecturer: Prof. Alexander Kubanek
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module:

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)

(new) Seminar Applied Quantum Photonics (3 CP)

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

oral

15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)

(new) Seminar Applied Quantum Photonics (3 CP)

Remark: announcement

PHYS7100.2 Collective Systems in Biology
Lecturer: Prof. Christof Gebhardt
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: irregularly
Language: English
Module:

71054 Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik (4 CP)
(new) Seminar Collective Systems in Biology (3 CP)

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

oral
15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)
(new) Seminar Collective Systems in Biology (3 CP)

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)

Remark: announcement

PHYS7400.1 Seminar Advanced Interdisciplinary Statistical Methods
Lecturer: PD Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module: 75063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (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 Seminar Statistical Methods (3 CP)
Remark: announcement

PHYS7400.1 Seminar Energy Supply, Climate Change and Nuclear Fusion Research
Lecturer: PD Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
Course type: seminar (2 hours/week)
Cycle: each winter semester
Language: English
Module: 75063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master) (4 CP)
75149 Seminar Energy Supply, Climate Change and Nuclear Fusion Research (3 CP)
Credits: 4 CP as Advanced Physics Seminar OR 3 CP as Seminar
Examination: oral
15063 Advanced Seminar Physics (Master)
15149 Seminar Energy Supply, Climate Change and Nuclear Fusion Research
Precourse: no
Remark: 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)

Remark: announcement

PHYS7800.0 tba
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)

Remark:

 

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

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 (Vorleistung)
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:  

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