Search result: Course units in Spring Semester 2022

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 (Link) after having received the credits.
Core Courses: Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0871-00LSolid State Theory
UZH students are not allowed to register this course unit at ETH. They must book the module PHY411 directly at UZH.
W10 credits4V + 1UE. Demler
402-0844-00LQuantum Field Theory II
UZH students are not allowed to register this course unit at ETH. They must book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
W10 credits3V + 2UA. Lazopoulos
402-0394-00LTheoretical Cosmology
In 2022 the lectures will be held separately from UZH. A different class under the same name will be taught by a different lecturer at UZH.
W10 credits4V + 2UL. Senatore
Core Courses: Experimental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0448-01LQuantum Information Processing I: Concepts
This theory part QIP I together with the experimental part 402-0448-02L QIP II (both offered in the Spring Semester) combine to the core course in experimental physics "Quantum Information Processing" (totally 10 ECTS credits). This applies to the Master's degree programme in Physics.
W5 credits2V + 1UP. Kammerlander
402-0448-02LQuantum Information Processing II: Implementations
This experimental part QIP II together with the theory part 402-0448-01L QIP I (both offered in the Spring Semester) combine to the core course in experimental physics "Quantum Information Processing" (totally 10 ECTS credits). This applies to the Master's degree programme in Physics.
W5 credits2V + 1UC. Eichler
402-0702-00LPhenomenology of Particle Physics IIW10 credits3V + 2UP. Crivelli
402-0264-00LAstrophysics IIW10 credits3V + 2UA. Refregier
402-0265-00LAstrophysics IIIW10 credits3V + 2UH. M. Schmid
Electives
Electives: Physics and Mathematics
Selection: Solid State Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0516-10LGroup Theory and its Applications
Does not take place this semester.
W12 credits3V + 3Uto be announced
402-0536-00LFerromagnetism: From Thin Films to Spintronics
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY434 directly at UZH.
W6 credits3GR. Allenspach
402-0318-00LSemiconductor Materials: Characterization, Processing and DevicesW6 credits2V + 1US. Schön, M. Shayegan
402-0596-00LElectronic Transport in NanostructuresW6 credits2V + 1UT. M. Ihn
402-0564-00LSolid State Optics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UL. Degiorgi
402-0528-12LUltrafast Methods in Solid State PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1US. Johnson, M. Savoini
402-0532-00LQuantum Solid State MagnetismW6 credits2V + 1UK. Povarov
327-2130-00LIntroducing Photons, Neutrons and Muons for Materials Characterisation Restricted registration - show details
Only for MSc Materials Science and MSc Physics.
W2 credits3GA. Hrabec
402-0533-00LQuantum Acoustics and OptomechanicsW6 credits2V + 1UY. Chu
402-0532-50LQuantum Solid State Magnetism II
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1U
Selection: Quantum Electronics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0468-15LNanomaterials for Photonics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UR. Grange
402-0470-17LOptical Frequency Combs: Physics and Applications
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UG. Scalari
402-0498-00LTrapped-Ion PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UD. Kienzler
402-0558-00LCrystal Optics in Intense Light FieldsW6 credits2V + 1UM. Fiebig
402-0466-15LQuantum Optics with Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics and MetamaterialsW6 credits2V + 1UG. Scalari
402-0484-00LExperimental and Theoretical Aspects of Quantum Gases Information W6 credits2V + 1UT. U. Donner, T. Esslinger
402-0444-00LDissipative Quantum SystemsW6 credits2V + 1UA. Imamoglu
402-0486-00LFrontiers of Quantum Gas Research: Few- and Many-Body Physics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1U
151-0172-00LMicrosystems II: Devices and Applications Information W6 credits3V + 3UC. Hierold, C. I. Roman
402-0414-00LStrongly Correlated Many-Body Systems: From Electrons to Ultracold Atoms to Photons
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. Imamoglu, E. Demler
Selection: Particle Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0726-12LPhysics of Exotic AtomsW6 credits2V + 1UP. Crivelli
402-0738-00LStatistical Methods and Analysis Techniques in Experimental PhysicsW10 credits5GM. Donegà
402-0703-00LPhenomenology of Physics Beyond the Standard ModelW6 credits2V + 1UM. Spira, A. de Cosa
402-0778-00LParticle Accelerator Physics and Modeling IIW6 credits2V + 1UA. Adelmann
402-0604-00LMaterials Analysis by Nuclear Techniques Information W6 credits2V + 1UC. Vockenhuber
Selection: Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0883-63LSymmetries in PhysicsW6 credits3GG. M. Graf
402-0895-00LThe Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions Information
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY563 directly at UZH.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. Gehrmann-De Ridder
402-0848-00LAdvanced Field Theory Information
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY572 directly at UZH.
W6 credits2V + 1UR. Chitra
402-0888-00LField Theory in Condensed Matter PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UC. Mudry
402-0810-00LComputational Quantum Physics
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY522 directly at UZH.
W8 credits2V + 2UK. Pakrouski
402-0812-00LComputational Statistical Physics Information W8 credits2V + 2UM. Krstic Marinkovic
402-0462-00LAdvanced Topics in Quantum Information TheoryW8 credits3V + 1UL. Pacheco Cañamero B. del Rio, R. Silva
402-0460-00LQuantum Error CorrectionW6 credits2V + 1UJ. Renes
402-0455-00LQuantum Sensing and Metrology TheoryW6 credits2V + 1UM. P. Woods
402-0822-13LIntroduction to IntegrabilityW6 credits2V + 1UN. Beisert
Selection: Astrophysics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0714-00LAstro-Particle Physics IIW6 credits2V + 1UA. Biland
402-0368-13LExtrasolar Planets
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1US. P. Quanz, D. Queloz
402-0368-61LThe Sun, Stars and Planets - Properties, Processes and InteractionsW4 credits2GL. Harra, S. P. Quanz
402-0355-03LAdvanced Computational Methods in Astrophysics Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2GJ. Szulágyi
Selection: Further Electives
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0742-00LEnergy and Sustainability in the 21st Century (Part II)W6 credits2V + 1UP. Morf
402-0248-00LElectronics for Physicists II (Digital) Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 35
W4 credits4GY. M. Acremann
Selection: Neuroinformatics /INI
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1032-00LNeuromorphic Engineering II Information
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module INI405 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W6 credits5GT. Delbrück, G. Indiveri, S.‑C. Liu
Selection: Biophysics, Physical Chemistry
no course offering in this semester
Selection: Medical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0787-00LTherapeutic Applications of Particle Physics: Principles and Practice of Particle TherapyW6 credits2V + 1UA. J. Lomax
227-0968-00LMonte Carlo in Medical PhysicsW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, M. K. Fix
402-0342-00LMedical Physics IIW6 credits2V + 1UP. Manser
402-0343-00LPhysics Against Cancer: The Physics of Imaging and Treating Cancer
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY361 directly at UZH.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. J. Lomax, U. Schneider
402-0673-00LPhysics in Medical Research: From Humans to CellsW6 credits2V + 1UB. K. R. Müller
Selection: Environmental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-1216-00LWeather and Climate Models Information W4 credits3GC. Schär, D. Leutwyler, M. Wild
151-0110-00LCompressible FlowsW4 credits2V + 1UT. Rösgen, A. A. Kubik
701-1244-00LAerosols II: Applications in Environment and Technology
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits2V + 1U
701-1264-00LAtmospheric Physics Lab Work Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 18.

Target grous are: MSc Atmospheric and Climate Science, MSc Interdisciplinary Sciences, MSc Physics, MSc Environmental Sciences.
W2.5 credits5PZ. A. Kanji
651-1504-00LSnowcover: Physics and ModellingW4 credits3GM. Schneebeli, H. Löwe
701-1232-00LRadiation and Climate ChangeW3 credits2GM. Wild
701-1270-00LHigh Performance Computing for Weather and ClimateW3 credits3GO. Fuhrer
Selection: Mathematics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3532-08LDifferential Geometry II Information W10 credits4V + 1UJ. Serra
401-3462-00LFunctional Analysis II Information W10 credits4V + 1UM. Burger
401-0674-00LNumerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Not meant for BSc/MSc students of mathematics.
W10 credits2G + 2U + 2P + 4AR. Hiptmair
401-4816-22LGeometric Methods in Mathematical PhysicsW4 credits2VM. Schiavina
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 (Link).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0752-00LExperimental Astro Particle Physics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH as an incoming student
UZH Module Code: PHY465

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W6 credits2V + 2UUniversity lecturers
402-0770-00LPhysics with Muons: From Atomic to Solid State Physics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH as an incoming student.
UZH Module Code: PHY432

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W6 credits2V + 1UUniversity lecturers
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 (Link) after having received the credits.)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1046-00LComputer Simulations of Sensory Systems Information
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits3G
465-0952-00LBiomedical Photonics
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2V
151-0160-00LNuclear Energy SystemsW4 credits2V + 1UR. Eichler, P. Burgherr, W. Hummel, T. Kämpfer, T. Kober, M. Streit, X. Zhang
151-0156-00LSafety of Nuclear Power Plants Information W4 credits2V + 1UA. Manera, V. Dang, L. Podofillini
151-0166-00LPhysics of Nuclear Reactor IIW4 credits3GK. Mikityuk
151-1906-00LMultiphase FlowsW4 credits3GF. Coletti
151-0530-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos IIW4 credits4GG. Haller
151-0116-10LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) for Engineers II Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
227-0161-00LMolecular and Materials Modelling Information W4 credits2V + 2UD. Passerone, C. Pignedoli
529-0442-00LAdvanced Kinetics Information W6 credits3GJ. Richardson
529-0434-00LPhysical Chemistry V: Spectroscopy Information W4 credits3GH. J. Wörner
529-0440-00LPhysical Electrochemistry and ElectrocatalysisW6 credits3GT. Schmidt
227-0948-00LMagnetic Resonance Imaging in MedicineW4 credits3GS. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften
227-0303-00LAdvanced PhotonicsW6 credits2V + 2U + 1AA. Emboras, M. Burla, A. Dorodnyy
227-0390-00LElements of MicroscopyW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, G. Csúcs, A. Sologubenko
227-0396-00LEXCITE Interdisciplinary Summer School on Bio-Medical Imaging Restricted registration - show details
The school admits 60 MSc or PhD students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering based on a selection process.

Students have to apply for acceptance. To apply a curriculum vitae and an application letter need to be submitted.
Further information can be found at: Link.
W4 credits6GS. Kozerke, E. Konukoglu, B. Menze, M. P. Wolf, U. Ziegler Lang
227-0434-10LMathematics of Information Information W8 credits3V + 2U + 2AH. Bölcskei
227-0159-00LSemiconductor Devices: Quantum Transport at the Nanoscale Information W6 credits2V + 2UM. Luisier, A. Emboras
227-0395-00LNeural SystemsW6 credits2V + 1U + 1AR. Hahnloser, M. F. Yanik, B. Grewe
363-0588-00LComplex Networks Information W4 credits2V + 1UF. Schweitzer
363-0543-00LAgent-Based Modelling of Social Systems Information W3 credits2V + 1UF. Schweitzer, G. Vaccario
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VR. R. Regös, S. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, T. Stadler
701-1236-00LMeasurement Methods in Meteorology and Climate Research Information W1 credit1VM. Hirschi, D. Michel, S. I. Seneviratne
701-0234-00LAtmospheric Chemistry: Instruments and Measuring Techniques Information W1 credit1VU. Krieger
151-0620-00LEmbedded MEMS Lab
Number of participants limited to 20.
W5 credits3PC. Hierold, M. Haluska
227-0147-00LVLSI 2: From Netlist to Complete System on Chip Information W6 credits5GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
101-0178-01LUncertainty Quantification in Engineering Information W3 credits2GB. Sudret
327-0506-01LMaterials Physics II
Will be offered for the last time in FS2022.
W3 credits2V + 1UP. Gambardella
227-0455-00LTerahertz: Technology and ApplicationsW5 credits3G + 3AK. Sankaran
327-2139-00LDiffraction Physics in Materials ScienceW3 credits3GR. Erni
252-0220-00LIntroduction to Machine Learning Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants. Preference is given to students in programmes in which the course is being offered. All other students will be waitlisted. Please do not contact Prof. Krause for any questions in this regard. If necessary, please contact Link
W8 credits4V + 2U + 1AA. Krause, F. Yang
227-0432-00LLearning, Classification and Compression Information W4 credits2V + 1UE. Riegler
701-1252-00LClimate Change Uncertainty and Risk: From Probabilistic Forecasts to Economics of Climate Adaptation Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W3 credits2V + 1UD. N. Bresch, R. Knutti
701-1504-00LETH Sustainability Summer SchoolW3 credits6GA. Rom, P. Krütli, E. Tilley, C. Zurbrügg
151-0928-00LCO2 Capture and Storage and the Industry of Carbon-Based ResourcesW4 credits3GM. Mazzotti, A. Bardow, V. Becattini, P. Eckle, N. Gruber, M. Repmann, T. Schmidt, D. Sutter
701-0412-00LClimate SystemsW3 credits2GS. I. Seneviratne, L. Gudmundsson
364-0576-00LAdvanced Sustainability Economics Information
PhD course, open for MSc students
W3 credits3GL. Bretschger, E. Komarov
363-1065-00LDesign Thinking: Human-Centred Solutions to Real World Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Information and application: Link
W5 credits5GA. Cabello Llamas, S. Brusoni, L. Cabello
227-0148-00LVLSI 4: Practical VLSI: Measurement and Testing Information
Formerly (until AS 2021) named "VLSI III: Test and Fabrication of VLSI Circuits", the content has been slightly adapted.
W6 credits4GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
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 (Link).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0210-MSLProseminar Theoretical Physics Information Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.
W8 credits4SSupervisors
402-0217-MSLSemester Project in Theoretical Physics Restricted registration - show details W8 credits15ASupervisors
402-0215-MSLExperimental Semester Project in Physics Information Restricted registration - show details W8 credits15ASupervisors
402-0717-MSLParticle Physics at CERN Information Restricted registration - show details W8 credits15PW. Lustermann
402-0719-MSLParticle Physics at PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) Restricted registration - show details W8 credits15PA. Soter, A. S. Antognini
402-0340-MSLMedical Physics Restricted registration - show details W8 credits15PA. J. Lomax, K. P. Prüssmann
Science in Perspective
» see Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
» Recommended Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-PHYS
» see Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
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. Eichler
402-0900-30LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfil the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master 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: Link
O30 credits57DSupervisors
Seminars, Colloquia, and Additional Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-4000-00LChemistryZ4 credits3GE. C. Meister
402-0101-00LThe Zurich Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KS. Huber, University lecturers
402-0800-00LThe Zurich Theoretical Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KJ. Renes, University lecturers
402-0551-00LLaser SeminarE-0 credits1ST. Esslinger, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, U. Keller, F. Merkt, H. J. Wörner
402-0600-00LNuclear and Particle Physics with ApplicationsE-0 credits2SA. Rubbia, K. S. Kirch, R. Wallny
402-0700-00LSeminar in Elementary Particle PhysicsE-0 credits1SM. Spira
402-0746-00LSeminar: Particle and Astrophysics (Aktuelles aus der Teilchen- und Astrophysik)E-0 credits1SUniversity lecturers
402-0893-00LParticle Physics Seminar Information E-0 credits1ST. K. Gehrmann, M. Krstic Marinkovic
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, M. Weiger Senften
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 as an incoming student.
UZH Module Code: AST006.1

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
E-0 credits1SUniversity lecturers
401-5330-00LTalks in Mathematical Physics Information E-0 credits1KA. Cattaneo, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, T. H. Willwacher
227-1043-00LNeuroinformatics - Colloquia (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH as an incoming student.
UZH Module Code: INI701

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
E-0 credits1KS.‑C. Liu, R. Hahnloser, V. Mante
402-0300-00LIPA Colloquium Information E-0 credits1SA. Biland, A. Refregier, H. M. Schmid, further lecturers
402-0010-00LBasics of Computing Environments for Scientists Information
Enrollment is only possible under Link
No registration required via myStudies.
Z0 credits1VC. D. Herzog, C. Becker, S. Müller
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 credits15RJ. Brödel
401-2673-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-9 credits19RR. Hiptmair