Matthias Gaberdiel: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2012

Award: The Golden Owl
Name Prof. Dr. Matthias Gaberdiel
FieldTheoretische Physik
Address
Institut für Theoretische Physik
ETH Zürich, HIT K 23.1
Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 27
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 633 25 82
Fax+41 44 633 11 15
E-mailgaberdim@ethz.ch
DepartmentPhysics
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
401-5330-00LTalks in Mathematical Physics Information 0 credits1KD. Calaque, A. Cattaneo, G. Felder, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, H. Knörrer
AbstractResearch colloquium
Objective
ContentForschungsseminar mit wechselnden Themen aus dem Gebiet der mathematischen Physik.
402-0101-00LThe Zurich Physics Colloquium Information 0 credits1KG. Blatter, C. Anastasiou, B. Batlogg, N. Beisert, M. Carollo, M. Christandl, C. Degen, G. Dissertori, R. J. Douglas, K. Ensslin, T. Esslinger, J. Faist, M. Gaberdiel, A. Gehrmann-De Ridder, G. M. Graf, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, P. Jetzer, S. Johnson, U. Keller, K. S. Kirch, S. Lilly, L. M. Mayer, J. Mesot, M. R. Meyer, B. Moore, F. Pauss, D. Pescia, A. Refregier, R. Renner, A. Rubbia, T. C. Schulthess, U. Seljak, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, E. H. Türeci, J. F. van der Veen, A. Vaterlaus, R. Wallny, W. Wegscheider, D. Wyler, A. Zheludev
AbstractResearch colloquium
Objective
Prerequisites / NoticeOccasionally, talks may be delivered in German.
402-0210-12LProseminar Theoretical Physics Information 9 credits2SN. Beisert, M. Christandl, C. Anastasiou, G. Blatter, M. Gaberdiel, T. K. Gehrmann, G. M. Graf, P. Jetzer, L. M. Mayer, B. Moore, R. Renner, T. C. Schulthess, U. Seljak, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, D. Wyler
AbstractA guided self-study of original papers and of advanced textbooks in theoretical physics. Within the general topic, determined each semester, participants give a presentation on a particular theme.
Objective
402-0217-BSLTheoretical Semester Project in a Group of the Physics Department Restricted registration - show details 9 credits18AM. Sigrist, C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Christandl, M. Gaberdiel, A. Gehrmann-De Ridder, G. M. Graf, R. Renner, T. C. Schulthess, M. Troyer
AbstractThis course unit is an alternative if no suitable "Proseminar Theoretical Physics" is available of if the proseminar is already overbooked.
Objective
402-0217-MSLTheoretical Semester Project in a Group of the Physics Department9 credits18AM. Sigrist, C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Christandl, M. Gaberdiel, A. Gehrmann-De Ridder, G. M. Graf, R. Renner, T. C. Schulthess, M. Troyer
AbstractThis course unit is an alternative if no suitable "Proseminar Theoretical Physics" is available of if the proseminar is already overbooked.
Objective
402-0224-00LTheoretical Physics11 credits4V + 2UM. Gaberdiel
AbstractIntroduction to electrodynamics and nonrelativistic quantum mechanics for mathematics students.
Objective
ContentElectrodynamics:
electrostatics, boundary value problems, magnetostatics, Maxwell equations, electromagnetic waves, retarded potentials, special relativity

Quantum Mechanics:
wave mechanics (with simple examples), abstract formalism of quantum mechanics, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, harmonic oscillator, symmetries and angular momentum, hydrogen atom, quantum mechanics and classical physics (EPR paradox)
402-0800-00LThe Zurich Theoretical Physics Colloquium Information 0 credits2SC. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Christandl, M. Gaberdiel, T. K. Gehrmann, A. Gehrmann-De Ridder, G. M. Graf, P. Jetzer, L. M. Mayer, B. Moore, R. Renner, T. C. Schulthess, U. Seljak, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, D. Wyler
AbstractResearch colloquium
Objective
Prerequisites / NoticeTalks in German are also possible.