# Search result: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2018

Physics Bachelor | ||||||

Core Courses | ||||||

Core Courses in Experimental Physics | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |
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402-0266-00L | Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics | W | 10 credits | 3V + 2U | C. Grab | |

Abstract | Introduction to the concepts of nuclear and particle physics. | |||||

Learning objective | Introduction to the concepts of nuclear and particle physics. Discussion of new theoretical concepts and important experiments, which brought about major breakthroughs in our understanding of the underlying physics. Applications of nuclear and particle physics. Links between particle physics and cosmology. | |||||

Content | - Building blocks of matter (quarks and leptons) and their interactions (QED, QCD, weak interaction) - The Standard Model of particle physics und open fundamental questions - Bound systems (nuclear forces, structure of nuclei, stability) - Applications of nuclear and particle physics (nuclear fusion and fission) - Nuclear physics, particle physics and cosmology | |||||

Lecture notes | More information and additional material concerning lecture and excersises are collected at Moodle, link to be published. | |||||

Literature | - Povh et al.: Teilchen und Kerne, Springer Verlag 2009 - Henley, Garcia: Subatomic Physics, World Scientific 2007 - Griffith: Introduction to Elementary Particles, Wiley VCH 2008 - Demtroeder: Experimentalphysik IV: Kern- Teilchen- und Astrophysik, Springer Verlag, 2009 See the web site for more suggestions | |||||

402-0275-00L | Quantum Electronics | W | 10 credits | 3V + 2U | J. Faist | |

Abstract | Classical and semi-classical introduction to Quantum Electronics. Mandatory for further elective courses in Quantum Electronics. The field of Quantum Electronics describes propagation of light and its interaction with matter. The emphasis is set on linear pulse and beam propagation in dispersive media, optical anisotropic materials, and waveguides and lasers. | |||||

Learning objective | Teach the fundamental building blocks of Quantum Electronics. After taking this course students will be able to describe light propagation in dispersive and nonlinear media, as well as the operation of polarization optics and lasers. | |||||

Content | Propagation of light in dispersive media Light propagation through interfaces Interference and coherence Interferometry Fourier Optics Beam propagation Optical resonators Laser fundamentals Polarization optics Waveguides Nonlinear optics | |||||

Lecture notes | Scripts will be distributed in class (online) via moodle | |||||

Literature | Reference: Saleh, B.E.A., Teich, M.C.; Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., newest edition | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | Mandatory lecture for physics students Prerequisites (minimal): vector analysis, differential equations, Fourier transformation |

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