Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2020

Physics Master Information
Core Courses
One Core Course in Experimental or Theoretical Physics from Physics Bachelor is eligible; however, this Core Course from Physics Bachelor cannot be used to compensate for the mandatory Core Course in Experimental or Theoretical Physics.
For the category assignment keep the choice "no category" and take contact with the Study Administration (www.phys.ethz.ch/studies/study-administration.html) after having received the credits.
Core Courses in Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0861-00LStatistical PhysicsW10 credits4V + 2UG. Blatter
402-0843-00LQuantum Field Theory I
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY551 directly at UZH.
W10 credits4V + 2UC. Anastasiou
402-0830-00LGeneral Relativity Information
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY511 directly at UZH.
W10 credits4V + 2UR. Renner
Core Courses: Experimental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0257-00LAdvanced Solid State Physics Restricted registration - show details W10 credits3V + 2UA. Zheludev, K. Povarov
402-0442-00LQuantum OpticsW10 credits3V + 2UJ. Home
402-0402-00LUltrafast Laser Physics Information W10 credits3V + 2UL. P. Gallmann, S. Johnson, U. Keller
402-0891-00LPhenomenology of Particle Physics IW10 credits3V + 2UA. Rubbia, P. Crivelli
Electives
Electives: Physics and Mathematics
Selection: Solid State Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0526-00LUltrafast Processes in SolidsW6 credits2V + 1UY. M. Acremann, A. Vaterlaus
402-0535-00LIntroduction to MagnetismW6 credits3GA. Vindigni
402-0595-00LSemiconductor NanostructuresW6 credits2V + 1UT. M. Ihn
402-0317-00LSemiconductor Materials: Fundamentals and FabricationW6 credits2V + 1US. Schön, W. Wegscheider
402-0447-00LQuantum Science with Superconducting CircuitsW6 credits2V + 1UC. Eichler
402-0505-00LPhysics in the Smartphone
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits3GM. Sigrist
Selection: Quantum Electronics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0464-00LOptical Properties of SemiconductorsW8 credits2V + 2UG. Scalari, T. Chervy
402-0484-00LExperimental and Theoretical Aspects of Quantum Gases Information
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UT. Esslinger
402-0444-00LAdvanced Quantum Optics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. Imamoglu
402-0465-58LIntersubband OptoelectronicsW6 credits2V + 1UG. Scalari
Selection: Particle Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0715-00LLow Energy Particle PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UA. S. Antognini, P. A. Schmidt-Wellenburg
402-0767-00LNeutrino PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UA. Rubbia, D. Sgalaberna
402-0725-00LExperimental Methods and Instruments of Particle Physics Information
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY461 directly at UZH.
W6 credits3V + 1UU. Langenegger, T. Schietinger, University lecturers
402-0777-00LParticle Accelerator Physics and Modeling IW6 credits2V + 1UA. Adelmann
402-0851-00LQCD: Theory and Experiment
The lectures will take place during the weeks of Jan 18 and Jan 25, 2021,
each day of the week, Monday to Friday, 10:00 - 12:00.

In addition, each Tuesday and Thursday we plan for afternoon slots, 14:00 - 16:00.
W3 credits3GG. Dissertori, S. Pozzorini
Selection: Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0461-00LQuantum Information TheoryW8 credits3V + 1UJ. Renes
402-0811-00LProgramming Techniques for Scientific Simulations IW5 credits4GR. Käppeli
402-0809-00LIntroduction to Computational PhysicsW8 credits2V + 2UA. Adelmann
402-0580-00LSuperconductivityW6 credits2V + 1UM. Sigrist
402-0484-00LExperimental and Theoretical Aspects of Quantum Gases Information
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UT. Esslinger
402-0898-00LThe Physics of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Information
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1Uto be announced
402-0833-00LParticle Physics in the Early Universe
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1U
402-0897-00LIntroduction to String TheoryW6 credits2V + 1UM. Gaberdiel
402-0469-67LParametric PhenomenaW6 credits3GO. Zilberberg, A. Eichler
402-0869-00LQualitative Methods in PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UV. Geshkenbein
402-0845-80LScattering Amplitudes in Quantum Field Theories
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY577 directly at UZH.
W6 credits2V + 1UV. Del Duca
Selection: Astrophysics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0713-00LAstro-Particle Physics I Information W6 credits2V + 1UA. Biland
402-0393-00LTheoretical Cosmology and Different Aspects of Gravity
Does not take place this semester.
W8 credits4VL. Heisenberg
402-0352-00LAstronomical Observations and InstrumentationW6 credits2V + 1UH. M. Schmid, L. Harra, V. J. Sterken
402-0371-62LCosmological Probes Information W6 credits2V + 1UA. Refregier
Selection: Further Electives
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0737-00LEnergy and Environment in the 21st Century (Part I)W6 credits2V + 1UM. Dittmar, P. Morf
402-0247-00LElectronics for Physicists I (Analogue) Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2PG. Bison, W. Erdmann
Selection: Neuroinformatics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1033-00LNeuromorphic Engineering I Information Restricted registration - show details
Registration in this class requires the permission of the instructors. Class size will be limited to available lab spots.
Preference is given to students that require this class as part of their major.

Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module INI404 at UZH.
Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W6 credits2V + 3UT. Delbrück, G. Indiveri, S.‑C. Liu
227-1037-00LIntroduction to Neuroinformatics Information W6 credits2V + 1UV. Mante, M. Cook, B. Grewe, G. Indiveri, D. Kiper, W. von der Behrens
Selection: Biophysics, Physical Chemistry
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1601-00LBiophysics of Biological Macromolecules
Does not take place this semester.
The course will only take place with a minimum of 6 participants
W6 credits2V + 1UF. Allain, S. Jonas
Selection: Medical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0341-00LMedical Physics IW6 credits2V + 1UP. Manser
402-0674-00LPhysics in Medical Research: From Atoms to Cells Information W6 credits2V + 1UB. K. R. Müller
Selection: Environmental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-1239-00LAerosols I: Physical and Chemical PrinciplesW4 credits2V + 1UM. Gysel Beer, D. Bell, E. Weingartner
Selection: Mathematics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3531-00LDifferential Geometry I
At most one of the three course units (Bachelor Core Courses)
401-3461-00L Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Probability Theory
can be recognised for the Master's degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. In this case, you cannot change the category assignment by yourself in myStudies but must take contact with the Study Administration Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat) after having received the credits.
W10 credits4V + 1UW. Merry
401-3461-00LFunctional Analysis I Restricted registration - show details
At most one of the three course units (Bachelor Core Courses)
401-3461-00L Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Probability Theory
can be recognised for the Master's degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. In this case, you cannot change the category assignment by yourself in myStudies but must take contact with the Study Administration Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat) after having received the credits.
W10 credits4V + 1UA. Carlotto
401-3601-00LProbability Theory Information
At most one of the three course units (Bachelor Core Courses)
401-3461-00L Functional Analysis I
401-3531-00L Differential Geometry I
401-3601-00L Probability Theory
can be recognised for the Master's degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. In this case, you cannot change the category assignment by yourself in myStudies but must take contact with the Study Administration Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat) after having received the credits.
W10 credits4V + 1UA.‑S. Sznitman
401-3621-00LFundamentals of Mathematical Statistics Information W10 credits4V + 1US. van de Geer
Selection: Electives at the University of Zurich
University of Zurich lecturers explicitly recommended the following courses also to physics students at ETH Zurich.
Recognition of the corresponding external ECTS credits has to be granted by the Director of Studies. Submit your request to the Study Administration (www.phys.ethz.ch/studies/study-administration.html).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-7851-00LTheoretical Astrophysics (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST512

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W10 credits4V + 2UR. Teyssier
401-7855-00LComputational Astrophysics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST245

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W6 credits2VL. M. Mayer
402-6394-00LAdvanced Topics of Theoretical Cosmology (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST802

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W4 credits1VJ. Yoo
402-0831-67LAdvanced Topics of General Relativity and Gravitational Waves (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: PHY529

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W6 credits2V + 1UP. Jetzer
General Electives
Students may choose General Electives from the entire course programme of ETH Zurich - with the following restrictions: courses that belong to the first or second year of a Bachelor curriculum at ETH Zurich as well as courses from GESS "Science in Perspective" are not eligible here.
The following courses are explicitly recommended to physics students by their lecturers. (Courses in this list may be assigned to the category "General Electives" directly in myStudies. For the category assignment of other eligible courses keep the choice "no category" and take contact with the Study Administration (www.phys.ethz.ch/studies/study-administration.html) after having received the credits.)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0433-01LAdvanced Physical Chemistry: Statistical ThermodynamicsW6 credits3GG. Jeschke
151-0163-00LNuclear Energy ConversionW4 credits2V + 1UH.‑M. Prasser
151-0103-00LFluid Dynamics IIW3 credits2V + 1UP. Jenny
151-0532-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos I Information W4 credits2V + 2UG. Haller
151-0213-00LFluid Dynamics with the Lattice Boltzmann Method Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GI. Karlin
151-0105-00LQuantitative Flow VisualizationW4 credits3GT. Rösgen
151-0911-00LIntroduction to Plasmonics Information W4 credits2V + 1UD. J. Norris
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
227-1047-00LConsciousness: From Philosophy to Neuroscience (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: INI410

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W3 credits2VD. Kiper
151-0621-00LMicrosystems I: Process Technology and IntegrationW6 credits3V + 3UM. Haluska, C. Hierold
227-0385-10LBiomedical ImagingW6 credits5GS. Kozerke, K. P. Prüssmann
227-0386-00LBiomedical Engineering Information W4 credits3GJ. Vörös, S. J. Ferguson, S. Kozerke, M. P. Wolf, M. Zenobi-Wong
227-0965-00LMicro and Nano-Tomography of Biological TissuesW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, F. Marone Welford
227-0157-00LSemiconductor Devices: Physical Bases and Simulation Information W4 credits3GA. Schenk
227-0663-00LNano-Optics Information W6 credits2V + 2UM. Frimmer
227-0301-00LOptical Communication FundamentalsW6 credits2V + 1U + 1PJ. Leuthold
227-0116-00LVLSI I: From Architectures to VLSI Circuits and FPGAs Information W6 credits5GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
227-0148-00LVLSI III: Test and Fabrication of VLSI Circuits Information W6 credits4GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
151-0620-00LEmbedded MEMS LabW5 credits3PC. Hierold, S. Blunier, M. Haluska
529-0443-01LAdvanced Magnetic Resonance Information W6 credits3GB. H. Meier, M. Ernst
327-2132-00LMultifunctional Ferroic Materials: Growth, Characterisation, SimulationW2 credits2GM. Trassin
327-0703-00LElectron Microscopy in Material ScienceW4 credits2V + 2UK. Kunze, R. Erni, S. Gerstl, F. Gramm, A. Käch, F. Krumeich, M. Willinger
327-0702-00LEM-Practical Course in Materials ScienceW2 credits4PK. Kunze, S. Gerstl, F. Gramm, F. Krumeich, J. Reuteler
327-2125-00LMicroscopy Training SEM I - Introduction to SEM Restricted registration - show details
The number of participants is limited. In case of overbooking, the course will be repeated once. All registrations will be recorded on the waiting list.

For PhD students, postdocs and others, a fee will be charged (http://www.scopem.ethz.ch/education/MTP.html).

All applicants must additionally register on this form: Link
The selected applicants will be contacted and asked for confirmation a few weeks before the course date.
W2 credits3PP. Zeng, A. G. Bittermann, S. Gerstl, L. Grafulha Morales, K. Kunze, J. Reuteler
327-2126-00LMicroscopy Training TEM I - Introduction to TEM Restricted registration - show details
The number of participants is limited. In case of overbooking, the course will be repeated once. All registrations will be recorded on the waiting list.

For PhD students, postdocs and others, a fee will be charged (http://www.scopem.ethz.ch/education/MTP.html).

All applicants must additionally register on this form: Link
The selected applicants will be contacted and asked for confirmation a few weeks before the course date.
W2 credits3PP. Zeng, E. J. Barthazy Meier, A. G. Bittermann, F. Gramm, A. Sologubenko, M. Willinger
363-0541-00LSystems Dynamics and ComplexityW3 credits3GF. Schweitzer
363-1065-00LDesign Thinking: Human-Centred Solutions to Real World Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W5 credits5GS. Brusoni
227-0655-00LNonlinear OpticsW6 credits2V + 2UJ. Leuthold
227-0158-00LSemiconductor Devices: Transport Theory and Monte Carlo Simulation Information
Does not take place this semester.
The course was offered for the last time in HS19.
W4 credits2G
227-0423-00LNeural Network Theory Information W4 credits2V + 1UH. Bölcskei
227-0653-00LElectromagnetic Precision Measurements and Opto-Mechanics
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits2V + 1UM. Frimmer
227-0381-00LOptical Coherence Tomography in MedicineW3 credits2GS. Kling
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
402-0825-00LIntroduction to Machine Learning for the Sciences
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY371 directly at UZH.
W5 credits2V + 2UT. Neupert, M. H. Fischer
227-0939-00LCell BiophysicsW6 credits4GT. Zambelli
227-0445-10LMathematical Methods of Signal Processing Information W6 credits4GH. G. Feichtinger
Proseminars and Semester Papers
To organise a semester project take contact with one of the instructors.

Not all lecturers are directly eligible in myStudies if "Professors" is the required type of lecturers. In such cases please take contact with the Study Administration (www.phys.ethz.ch/studies/study-administration.html).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0210-MSLProseminar Theoretical Physics Information Restricted registration - show details
The number of participants is limited.
W8 credits4SSupervisors
402-0217-MSLSemester Project in Theoretical Physics Restricted registration - show details W8 credits18ASupervisors
402-0215-MSLExperimental Semester Project in Physics Information Restricted registration - show details W8 credits18ASupervisors
402-0740-00LExperimental Foundations of Particle PhysicsW8 credits3SM. Backhaus, M. Donegà
402-0717-MSLParticle Physics at CERN Information Restricted registration - show details W8 credits18PF. Nessi-Tedaldi, W. Lustermann
402-0719-MSLParticle Physics at PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) Restricted registration - show details W8 credits18PC. Grab
402-0340-MSLMedical Physics Restricted registration - show details W8 credits18PA. J. Lomax, K. P. Prüssmann
GESS Science in Perspective
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
» Recommended GESS Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-PHYS.
Master's Thesis
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-2000-00LScientific Works in Physics
Target audience:
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Directive Link
O0 creditsC. Grab
402-0900-30LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfil the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master's thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme.
c. have acquired at least 8 credits in the category Proseminars and Semester Papers.

Further information: http://www.phys.ethz.ch/phys/education/master/msc-theses
O30 credits57DSupervisors
Seminars, Colloquia, and Additional Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0101-00LThe Zurich Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KS. Huber, A. Refregier, University lecturers
402-0800-00LThe Zurich Theoretical Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KO. Zilberberg, University lecturers
402-0890-00LSeminars of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC)E-0 credits2ST. C. Schulthess, N. Spaldin
401-5330-00LTalks in Mathematical Physics Information E-0 credits1KA. Cattaneo, G. Felder, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, T. H. Willwacher, University lecturers
402-0501-00LSolid State PhysicsE-0 credits1SA. Zheludev, G. Blatter, C. Degen, K. Ensslin, D. Pescia, M. Sigrist, A. Wallraff
402-0551-00LLaser SeminarE-0 credits1ST. Esslinger, J. Faist, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, U. Keller, F. Merkt, H. J. Wörner
402-0600-00LNuclear and Particle Physics with ApplicationsE-0 credits2SA. Rubbia, G. Dissertori, C. Grab, K. S. Kirch, R. Wallny
402-0893-00LParticle Physics SeminarE-0 credits1ST. K. Gehrmann
402-0700-00LSeminar in Elementary Particle Physics Information
Special Students UZH must book the modul PHY463 directly at UZH.
E-0 credits1SM. Spira, University lecturers
402-0746-00LSeminar: Particle and Astrophysics (Aktuelles aus der Teilchen- und Astrophysik)E-0 credits1SC. Grab, University lecturers
402-0300-00LIPA Colloquium Information E-0 credits1SA. Biland, C. Grab, A. Refregier, H. M. Schmid, further lecturers
402-0396-00LRecent Research Highlights in Astrophysics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST006

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
E-0 credits1SUniversity lecturers
402-0530-00LMesoscopic SystemsE-0 credits1ST. M. Ihn
402-0620-00LCurrent Topics in Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Its ApplicatonsE-0 credits1SM. Christl, S. Willett
227-0980-00LSeminar on Biomedical Magnetic ResonanceE-0 credits1SK. P. Prüssmann, S. Kozerke
227-1043-00LNeuroinformatics - Colloquia (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: INI701

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
E-0 credits1KS.‑C. Liu, R. Hahnloser, V. Mante
651-1581-00LSeminar in GlaciologyE-3 credits2SA. Bauder
Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements
The courses below are only available for MSc students with additional admission requirements.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
406-0204-AALElectrodynamics
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-7 credits15RR. Renner
406-0663-AALNumerical Methods for CSE
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-8 credits17RR. Hiptmair