Courses SS 2018

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

  • Cellular Biophysics (Prof. Gottschalk)

    PHYS5138.0Cellular Biophysics / Zelluläre Biophysik
    Lecturer:Prof. Gottschalk
    Course type:Lecture (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:summer semester 2016, 2017
    Language:English
    Module74005 Cellular Biophysics / Zelluläre Biophysik
    73809 Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics / Biophysik: Zelluläre Biophysik
    Credits:6 CP (74005)
    3 CP (73809)
    Examination:written
    Precourse:no
    Remark:

     

    For module "73809 Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics" two parts are required.
    Part I: PHYS5138.0 Cellular Biophysics
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab II
  • Molecular Motors (Prof. Gebhardt)

    PHYS5128.0Molecular Motors / Molekulare Motoren
    Lecturer:Prof. Gebhardt
    Course type:Lecture (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:Summer semester
    Language:English
    Module:74003 Molecular Motors / Molekulare Motoren
    72234 Biophysics: Molecular Motors / Biophysik: Molekulare Motoren
    Credits:3 CP (74003)
    6 CP (72234)
    Examination:Written test
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:

     

    For module "72234 Biophysics: Molecular Motors" two parts are necessary:
    Part I: PHYS5128.0 Molecular Motors
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab II
  • Biophysics Lab (Prof. Michaelis)

    PHYS5148.0Biophysics Lab / Biophysikpraktikum
    Lecturer:Prof. Michaelis
    Course type:Lab (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:Each winter semester
    Language:English
    Module

    72233 Biophysics: Gene Expression
    72234 Biophysics: Molecular Motors
    73809 Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics

    Credits:6
    Examination:Lab reports
    Precourse:no
    Remark:For module "71654 Biophysics: Fundamentals" two parts are required:
    Part I: PHYS5117.0 Biophysics: Fundamentals
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab I
    PHYS5148.0Biophysics Lab / Biophysikpraktikum
    Lecturer:Prof. Michaelis
    Course type:Lab (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:Each winter semester
    Language:English
    Module72233 Biophysics: Gene Expression
    73809 Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics / Biophysik: Zelluläre Biophysik
    72234 Biophysics: Molecular Motors / Biophysik: Molekulare Motoren
    Credits:6
    Examination:Lab reports
    Precourse:no
    Remark:

     

    For module "73809 Biophysics: Cellular Biophysics" two parts are required:
    Part I: PHYS5138.0 Cellular Biophysics
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab II

    For module "72233 Biophysics: Gene Expression" two parts are required:
    Part I: PHYS5118.0 Gene Expression
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab II
    For module "73809 Biophysics: Molecular Motors" two parts are required:
    Part I: PHYS5128.0 Molecular Motors
    Part II: PHYS5148.0 Biophysics Lab II

  • Biophotonics (Prof. Kienle)

    PHYS5227.0Biophotonics / Biophotonik
    Lecturer:apl. Prof. Kienle
    Course type:Lecture (3 hours/week), exercise (1 hour/week), lab (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:Each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module71502 Biophotonics / Biophotonik
    Credits:6 CP
    Exam form:oral
    Precourse:yes
    Announcement

Condensed Matter Physics and Nanosciences

  • Semiconductor Physics: Devices and Low-Dimensional Systems (apl. Prof. Thonke)

    PHYS5217.0Semiconductor Physics: Devices and Low-Dimensional Systems /
    Halbleiterphysik: Bauelemente und niederdimensionale Systeme
    Lecturer:apl. Prof. Thonke
    Cycle:Each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module:71598 Semiconductor Physics: Devices and Low-Dimensional Systems /
    Halbleiterphysik: Bauelemente und niederdimensionale Systeme
    Credits:6
    Exam form:oral
    Precourse:yes
    Remark: 
  • Condensed Matter Theory: Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena (Dr. Kubala)

    PHYS5278.0Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena
    Lecturer:Dr. Björn Kubala
    Course type:lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle:irregularly
    Language:English
    Module71659 Condensed Matter Theory
    Credits: 6 CP
    Examination:written or oral
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:
  • Origin, effects, and correction of the aberrations of optical lenses

    PHYS6057.0Origin, effects, and correction of the aberrations of optical lenses
    Lecturer:Prof. Rose
    Cycle:Irregularly
    Language:English
    Module:74609 Wave and particle optics/Wellen- und Teilchenoptik
    Credits:3
    Examination:written
    Remark: block lecture with lab
    announcement

Econophysics

  • Econophysics: Fundamentals (Dr. Stockburger)

    PHYS5407.0Econophysics: Fundamentals / Ökonophysik: Grundlagen
    Lecturer:Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
    Course type:lecture with exercises (5 hours/week)
    Cycle:summer semester 2018, winter semester 19/20
    Language:English
    Module71447 Econophysics: Fundamentals / Grundlagen der Ökonophysik
    Credits:6 CP
    Examination:written
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:
  • Stochastic approaches to dynamical phenomena in physics and economics (Dr. Stockburger)

    PHYS6727.0Stochastic approaches to dynamical phenomena in physics and economics / Stochastische Ansätze für dynamische Phänomene in der Physik und Wirtschaft
    Lecturer:Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
    Course type:lecture with seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module74298 Stochastic approaches to dynamical phenomena in physics and economics / Stochastische Ansätze für dynamische Phänomene in der Physik und Wirtschaft
    Credits:3 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement

Plasma Physics

Quantum Information and Quantum Technologies

  • Theory of Quantum Information (Prof. Calarco)

    PHYS5607.0 Theory of Quantum Information / Theorie der Quanteninformation
    Lecturer:Prof. Tommaso Calarco
    Course type:lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle:each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module71500 Theory of Quantum Information  / Theorie der Quanteninformation
    Credits:6 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:
  • Ultracold Quantum Gases (Prof. Denschlag)

    PHYS5257.0Ultracold Quantum Gases / Ultrakalte Quantengase
    Lecturer:Prof. Denschlag
    Course type:Lecture with exercise (5 hours/week)
    Cycle:each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module71504 Ultracold Quantum Gases / Ultrakalte Quantengase
    Credits:6 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:announcement
  • Introduction to Quantum Electronics (Dr. Siyushev)

    PHYS6037.0Introduction to Quantum Electronics / Einführung in die Quantenelektronik
    Lecturer:Dr. Siyushev
    Cycle:Irregularly
    Language:English
    Module74198 Introduction to Quantum Electronics
    Credits:3
    Exam form:oral
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement

Elective Modules Physics

  • Astrophysik (Dr. Aurich)

    PHYS6687.0Astrophysik
    Lecturer:Dr. Aurich
    Cycle:unregelmäßig
    Language:Deutsch
    Module:Astrophysik
    Credits:6
    Exam form:schriftlich oder mündlich
    Precourse:ja
    Remark:Ankündigung
  • Kerntechnik (Prof. Raiber)

    PHYS6347.0Strahlenmesstechnik
    Lecturer:Prof. Thomas Raiber
    Course type:Vorlesung mit Praktikum
    Cycle:WS und SS
    Language:deutsch
    Module71419 Strahlenmesstechnik
    Credits:4 LP
    Examination:Klausur
    Precourse:nein
    Remark:Ankündigung
  • High Performance Computing 1

    MATH4021High Performance Computing 1
    Lecturer:Prof. Michael Lehn
    Course type:lecture (2 hours/week) with exercise (2 hours/week) and lab (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:each winter semester
    Language:English
    Module72367 High Performance Computing 1
    Credits:8 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:yes
    Remark:
  • Modellierung und Simulation in der Mechanik

    MATH4024Modellbildung und Simulation in der Mechanik
    Lecturer:Dr. Ulrich Simon
    Course type:Vorlesung  (2 SWS) mit Übung (2 SWS)
    Cycle:Wintersemester
    Language:Deutsch
    Module74188 Modellbildung und Simulation in der Mechanik
    Credits:6 LP
    Examination:Klausur
    Precourse:
    Remark:

Graduate Seminars

  • HS Biophysics and Soft Matter: Collective Systems in Biology (Prof. Gebhardt)

    PHYS7100.0Collective Systems in Biology
    Lecturer:Prof. Christof Gebhardt
    Course type:graduate seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:irregularly
    Language:English
    Module:

    71054 Advanced Physics Seminar/Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik

    Exam: 12358 Hauptseminar Biophysik und weiche Materie

    Credits:4 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement
  • HS Econophysics: Big Data (Dr. Stockburger)

    PHYS7400.0Big Data
    Lecturer:Dr. Jürgen Stockburger
    Course type:graduate seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:summer semester
    Language:English
    Module:

    71054 Advanced Physics Seminar/Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik

    Exam: 11751 Hauptseminar Ökonophysik

    Credits:4 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement
  • HS Plasma Physics (Dr. Happel)

    PHYS7500.0Plasma Physics
    Lecturer:Dr. Tim Happel
    Course type:graduate seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:each summer semester
    Language:English
    Module:

    71054 Advanced Physics Seminar/Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik

    Exam: 11759 Hauptseminar Ökonophysik

    Credits:4 CP
    Examination:oral (talk)
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement
  • HS Quantum Technology: Quantum Sensing and Metrology (Prof. Jelezko, Prof. Reineker)

    PHYS7702.1Quantum Sensing and Metrology
    Lecturer:Prof. Fedor Jelezko, Prof. Peter Reineker
    Course type:graduate seminar (2 hours/week)
    Cycle:irregularly
    Language:English
    Module

    71054 Advanced Physics Seminar/Hauptseminar Fortgeschrittene Physik

    Exam: 12360 Hauptseminar Quantentechnologien

    Credits:4 CP
    Examination:oral
    Precourse:no
    Remark:announcement

Contact

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