Search result: Course units in Spring Semester 2015

Physics Master Information
Core Courses
Core Courses: Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0871-00LSolid State TheoryW10 credits4V + 1UV. Geshkenbein
402-0844-00LQuantum Field Theory IIW10 credits3V + 2UG. Isidori
402-0394-00LTheoretical Astrophysics and CosmologyW10 credits4V + 2UL. M. Mayer, A. Refregier
Core Courses: Experimental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0448-00LQuantum Information ProcessingW10 credits3V + 2UA. Imamoglu, R. Renner
402-0702-00LPhenomenology of Particle Physics II Information W6 credits2V + 1UM. Grazzini, B. Kilminster
402-0264-00LAstrophysics IIW10 credits3V + 2UM. Carollo
402-0265-00LAstrophysics IIIW10 credits3V + 2UH. M. Schmid
» Core Courses (Physics Bachelor) [eligible for Master if not already used for Bachelor]
Electives
Electives: Physics and Mathematics
Selection: Solid State Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0516-10LGroup Theoretical Methods in Solid State PhysicsW12 credits3V + 3UD. Pescia
402-0515-00LCondensed Matter Physics: Modern TopicsW6 credits3GB. Batlogg
402-0528-12LUltrafast Methods in Solid State Physics Information W6 credits2V + 1UY. M. Acremann
402-0318-00LSemiconductor Materials: Characterization, Processing and Devices Information W6 credits2V + 1US. Schön, W. Wegscheider
402-0536-00LFerromagnetism: From Thin Films to SpintronicsW6 credits2V + 1UR. Allenspach
402-0596-00LElectronic Transport in Nanostructures Information W6 credits2V + 1UT. M. Ihn
402-0546-00LEnergy-Efficient Lighting with Semiconductors Information W6 credits2V + 1UH. von Känel
402-0577-00LQuantum Systems for Information TechnologyW8 credits2V + 2UA. Wallraff
402-0770-00LPhysics with Muons: From Atomic to Solid State PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UE. Morenzoni
402-0564-00LSolid State Optics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UL. Degiorgi
Selection: Quantum Electronics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0577-00LQuantum Systems for Information TechnologyW8 credits2V + 2UA. Wallraff
402-0444-00LAdvanced Quantum Optics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. Imamoglu
402-0466-15LQuantum Optics with Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics and Metamaterials
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UJ. Faist
402-0468-15LNanomaterials for Photonics Information W6 credits2V + 1UR. Grange
402-0486-00LFrontiers of Quantum Gas Research: Few- and Many-Body PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UJ.‑P. Brantut, T. U. Donner, P. Törmä
402-0498-00LCavity QED and Ion Trap Physics Information W6 credits2V + 1UJ. Home
402-0558-00LCrystal Optics in Intense Light FieldsW6 credits2V + 1UM. Fiebig
402-0492-00LExperimental Techniques in Quantum and Electro-Optics
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 1UJ. Home
151-0172-00LDevices and Systems Information W5 credits4GC. I. Roman, A. Hierlemann
Selection: Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0738-00LStatistical Methods and Analysis Techniques in Experimental Physics Information W10 credits5GM. Donegà, C. Grab
402-0703-00LPhenomenology of Physics Beyond the Standard Model Information W6 credits2V + 1UM. Spira, B. Mangano
402-0714-00LAstro-Particle Physics II Information W6 credits2V + 1UA. Biland
402-0726-12LPhysics of Exotic Atoms Information W6 credits2V + 1UP. Crivelli
402-0778-00LParticle Accelerator Physics and Modeling IIW8 credits2V + 2UA. Adelmann
402-0604-00LMaterials Analysis by Nuclear Techniques Information W6 credits2V + 1UM. Doebeli
402-0742-00LEnergy and Environment in the 21st Century (Part II) Information W6 credits2V + 1UM. Dittmar
Selection: Theoretical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0895-00LThe Standard Model of Strong and Electroweak InteractionsW8 credits3V + 1US. Pozzorini, M. Spira
402-0874-15LConformal Field TheoryW6 credits2V + 1UM. Gaberdiel
402-0848-00LAdvanced Field Theory Information
Special Students UZH must book the module PHY572 directly at UZH.
W6 credits2V + 1UA. Gehrmann-De Ridder
402-0888-00LField Theory in Condensed Matter PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UC. Mudry
402-0892-13LTopological Quantum Number in Condensed Matter Systems Information W6 credits2V + 1US. Huber
402-0855-64LMany-Body Physics with Strongly Correlated PhotonsW6 credits2V + 1US. Schmidt
402-0810-00LComputational Quantum Physics Information W8 credits2V + 2UM. Troyer
402-0812-00LComputational Statistical Physics Information W8 credits2V + 2UH. J. Herrmann
Selection: Astronomy
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0368-13LExtrasolar PlanetsW6 credits2V + 1UM. R. Meyer
402-0362-15LBlack Hole AstrophysicsW4 credits2VK. Schawinski
402-0376-13LGravitational Lenses of the Dark UniverseW6 credits2V + 1UA. Amara
Selection: Neuroinformatics /INI
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1032-00LNeuromorphic Engineering II Information W6 credits5GT. Delbrück, G. Indiveri, S.‑C. Liu
227-1038-00LNeurophysicsW6 credits2V + 1UR. Hahnloser, J.‑P. Pfister
227-1040-00LTheory, Programming, and Simulation of Neural NetworksW6 credits2V + 1UR. Stoop
227-1030-00LComplex Systems: Computable Chaos in Dynamical Systems Information W6 credits2V + 1UR. Stoop
Selection: Biophysics, Physical Chemistry
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0142-00LStructure Determination of Biological Macromolecules by X-ray Crystallography and NMRW6 credits3GF. Allain, N. Ban, K. Locher, G. Wider, K. Wüthrich, further lecturers
Selection: Medical Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0787-00LMedical Imaging and Therapeutic Applications of Particle PhysicsW6 credits2V + 1UA. J. Lomax
402-0342-00LMedical Physics IIW6 credits2V + 1UP. Manser
402-0343-00LPhysics Against Cancer: The Physics of Imaging and Treating CancerW6 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
701-1216-00LNumerical Modelling of Weather and ClimateW4 credits3GC. Schär, U. Lohmann
151-0110-00LCompressible FlowsW4 credits2V + 1UJ.‑P. Kunsch
402-0573-00LAerosols II: Applications in Environment and TechnologyW4 credits2V + 1UJ. Slowik, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher
701-1264-00LAtmospheric Physics Lab Work Information W2.5 credits5PJ. Atkinson
651-1504-00LSnowcover: Physics and Modelling Information W4 credits3GM.  Schneebeli, H. Löwe
Selection: Mathematics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3532-08LDifferential Geometry IIW11 credits4V + 2UT. Ilmanen
401-3462-00LFunctional Analysis IIW10 credits4V + 1UM. Einsiedler
401-0674-00LNumerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Not meant for BSc/MSc students of mathematics.
W8 credits4V + 2U + 1AR. Hiptmair
Mechanics of Continua and QM II from Examination Block III (BSc 2004)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0234-00LMechanics of ContinuaW10 credits3V + 2UM. Sigrist
402-0206-00LQuantum Mechanics II Information W10 credits3V + 2UG. Blatter
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 Head of Studies. Submit your request to the Study Administration Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/staff/amstad).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0723-08LFlavour Physics (University of Zurich) Information
Does not take place this semester.
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: PHY568

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
http://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/mobilitaet_en.html
W6 credits2V + 2UUniversity lecturers
402-0752-00LExperimental Astro Particle Physics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: PHY465

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
http://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/mobilitaet_en.html
W6 credits2V + 2UUniversity 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 the Compulsory Electives in Humanities, Social and Political Sciences 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 Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/staff/amstad) after having received the credits.)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1046-00LComputer Simulations of Sensory Systems Information W3 credits2V + 1UT. Haslwanter
465-0952-00LMedical OpticsW3 credits2VM. Frenz, M. Mrochen
151-0160-00LNuclear Energy SystemsW4 credits2V + 1US. Hirschberg, H.‑M. Prasser, I. Günther-Leopold, W. Hummel, T. Williams, P. K. Zuidema
151-0156-00LSafety of Nuclear Power Plants Information W4 credits2V + 1UH.‑M. Prasser, V. Dang, L. Podofillini
151-0166-00LSpecial Topics in Reactor PhysicsW4 credits3GS. Pelloni, P. Grimm, K. Mikityuk, A. Pautz, A. Vasiliev
151-1906-00LMultiphase Flow Information W4 credits3GP. Rudolf von Rohr, H.‑M. Prasser
151-0532-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos I Information W4 credits2V + 1UD. Karrasch, G. Haller
151-0530-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos II Information
Does not take place this semester.
The course will take place in FS16 again
W4 credits3GG. Haller
401-0686-10LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) for Engineers II Information W4 credits4GM. Troyer, P. Koumoutsakos
327-5103-00LNonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics Information W4 credits2V + 2UH. C. Öttinger
327-0506-00LMaterials PhysicsW2 credits2V + 1UP. Gambardella, B. Schönfeld
327-2222-00LFundamentals of Soft MaterialsW2 credits2VL. Isa
327-5102-00LMolecular and Materials Modelling Information W4 credits2V + 2UJ. VandeVondele, D. Passerone
529-0442-00LAdvanced KineticsW6 credits3GH. J. Wörner
529-0434-00LPhysical Chemistry V: Spectroscopy Information W4 credits3GR. Signorell
529-0440-00LPhysical Electrochemistry and ElectrocatalysisW6 credits3GT. Schmidt
227-0948-00LMagnetic Resonance Imaging in MedicineW4 credits3GS. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften
227-0116-00LVLSI I: From Architectures to VLSI Circuits and FPGAs Information W7 credits5GH. Kaeslin, N. Felber
227-0148-00LVLSI III: Test and Fabrication of VLSI Circuits Information W6 credits4GN. Felber, H. Kaeslin
227-0158-00LSemiconductor Transport Theory and Monte Carlo Device Simulation Information W4 credits2V + 1UF. Bufler, A. Schenk
227-0390-00LElements of MicroscopyW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, G. Csúcs, R. A. Wepf
227-0396-00LEXCITE Interdisciplinary Summer School on Bio-Medical Imaging Information 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 by 27 April 2015. To apply a curriculum vitae and an application letter need to be submitted. Further information can be found at: www.excite.ethz.ch.
W3 credits6GS. Kozerke, Y. Barral, G. Csúcs, G. Székely, R. A. Wepf, M. P. Wolf
227-0434-00LHarmonic Analysis: Theory and Applications in Advanced Signal Processing Information W6 credits2V + 2UH. Bölcskei
227-0159-00LQuantum Transport in Nanoscale Devices Information W6 credits2V + 2UM. Luisier
363-0588-00LComplex Networks Information W4 credits2V + 1UF. Schweitzer, I. Scholtes
363-0543-00LAgent-Based Modelling of Social Systems Information W3 credits2V + 1UF. Schweitzer, P. Mavrodiev
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
701-1236-00LMeasurement Methods in Meteorology and Climate ResearchW1 credit1VM. Hirschi, D. Michel
701-0234-00LAtmospheric Chemistry: Instruments and Measuring Techniques Information W1 credit1VU. Krieger
151-0620-00LEmbedded MEMS Lab Information
Number of participants limited to 15.
W5 credits3PK. Chikkadi, S. Blunier
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 Office (www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/staff/amstad).
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0210-15LProseminar Theoretical Physics: Quantum Phase Transitions and Condensed Matter Physics Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W9 credits4SR. Chitra
402-0210-45LProseminar Theoretical Physics: Dynamical Aspects of Particles and Fields Away From Equilibrium Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W9 credits4SP. De Forcrand
402-0210-75LProseminar Theoretical Physics: Gauge Theory and Integrable Spin Chains Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
The registration is now closed.
W9 credits4SN. Beisert
402-0217-MSLTheoretical Semester Project in a Group of the Physics Department Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18AR. Renner, C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, S. Huber, T. C. Schulthess, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer
402-0215-MSLExperimental Semester Project in a Group of the Physics Department Information Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18AProfessors
402-0510-MSLAdvanced Solid State Physics Experiments Restricted registration - show details
Supervisors for this experimental semester paper:
Prof. Bertram Batlogg
Prof. Christian Degen
Prof. Leonardo Degiorgi
Prof. Klaus Ensslin
Prof. Thomas Ihn
Prof. Joël Mesot
Prof. Danilo Pescia
Prof. Andreas Vaterlaus
Prof. Andreas Wallraff
Prof. Werner Wegscheider
Prof. Andrey Zheludev
W9 credits18PProfessors
402-0400-MSLAdvanced Quantum Electronics Experiments Restricted registration - show details
Advisors for this experimental semester paper:
Prof. Tilman Esslinger
Prof. Jérôme Faist
Prof. Rachel Grange
Prof. Jonathan Home
Prof. Atac Imamoglu
Prof. Steven Johnson
Prof. Ursula Keller
W9 credits18PProfessors
402-0717-MSLParticle Physics at CERN Information Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18PF. Nessi-Tedaldi, W. Lustermann
402-0719-MSLParticle Physics at PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) Information Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18PC. Grab
402-0549-MSLMuon Spin Rotation Spectroscopy Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18PE. Morenzoni
402-0340-MSLMedical Physics Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18PA. J. Lomax, R. Müller, K. P. Prüssmann, M. Rudin
551-1602-00LBiophysics for Physicists Restricted registration - show details W9 credits18PG. Wider, F. Allain
529-0439-00LAdvanced Physical Chemistry Laboratory Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisites:
Physical and Analytical Chemistry (529-0054-00L) or
Practical Course Physical Chemistry I (529-0429-03L) or
Spectroscopy (529-0449-00L).
W16 credits16PE. C. Meister
Compulsory Electives in Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
» see GESS Compulsory Electives
Master Thesis (Programme Regulations 2007)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-2000-00LScientific Works in Physics
Target audience:
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Mandatory for all Master students with matriculation in the autumn semester 2014 or later.
Optional for Master students with matriculation until or before the spring semester 2014.

Directive Link
O0 creditsD. Würtz
402-0900-00LMaster'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 9 credits in the category Proseminars and Semester Papers.

Please send the completed form
www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/MSc_Thesis_PHYS_2007
to the Study Administration
Further information: www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/bsc-msc-theses/
O25 credits46DProfessors
Master Thesis (Programme Regulations 2014)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-2000-00LScientific Works in Physics
Target audience:
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Mandatory for all Master students with matriculation in the autumn semester 2014 or later.
Optional for Master students with matriculation until or before the spring semester 2014.

Directive Link
O0 creditsD. Würtz
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.

Please send the completed form
www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/MSc_Thesis_PHYS_2014
to the Study Administration
Further information: www.math.ethz.ch/studiensekretariat/bsc-msc-theses/
O30 credits57DProfessors
Seminars, Colloquia, and Additional Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1042-00LElectronics for Physicists II (Digital) Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
Z4 credits1V + 3UT. Delbrück
529-4000-00LChemistry Restricted registration - show details Z4 credits3GE. C. Meister
402-0816-00LComputational Physics and EconophysicsZ5 credits2V + 2UD. Würtz
402-0101-00LThe Zurich Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KR. Renner, G. Aeppli, C. Anastasiou, B. Batlogg, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Carollo, C. Degen, G. Dissertori, K. Ensslin, T. Esslinger, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, R. Grange, J. Home, S. Huber, 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, A. Rubbia, K. Schawinski, T. C. Schulthess, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, A. Vaterlaus, R. Wallny, A. Wallraff, W. Wegscheider, A. Zheludev
402-0800-00LThe Zurich Theoretical Physics Colloquium Information E-0 credits1KS. Huber, C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Gaberdiel, T. K. Gehrmann, G. M. Graf, P. Jetzer, L. M. Mayer, B. Moore, R. Renner, T. C. Schulthess, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, University lecturers
402-0890-00LSeminars of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC)E-0 credits2SH. J. Herrmann, T. C. Schulthess, N. Spaldin, M. Troyer, J. VandeVondele
402-0501-00LSolid State Physics Information E-0 credits1SB. Batlogg, G. Blatter, C. Degen, K. Ensslin, D. Pescia, M. Sigrist, M. Troyer, A. Wallraff, A. Zheludev
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, G. Dissertori, C. Grab, K. S. Kirch, F. Pauss, R. Wallny
402-0700-00LSeminar in Elementary Particle Physics Information E-0 credits1SM. Spira
402-0746-00LSeminar: Particle and AstrophysicsE-0 credits2SC. Grab, P. Jetzer, University lecturers
402-0893-00LParticle Physics Seminar Information E-0 credits1SC. Anastasiou, T. K. Gehrmann
402-0530-00LMesoscopic SystemsE-0 credits1ST. M. Ihn
402-0620-00LCurrent Topics in Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Their ApplicationsE-0 credits1SM. Christl, S. Willett
227-0980-00LSeminar on Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Information E-0 credits2KK. P. Prüssmann, S. Kozerke, M. Rudin
402-0369-00LResearch Colloquium in Astrophysics Information E-0 credits1KM. Carollo, S. Lilly, M. R. Meyer, A. Refregier, K. Schawinski, H. M. Schmid
402-0356-00LAstrophysics Seminar Information E-0 credits2SM. Carollo, S. Lilly, M. R. Meyer, A. Refregier, K. Schawinski, H. M. Schmid
402-0396-00LRecent Research Highlights in AstrophysicsE-0 credits1SP. Jetzer, G. Lake, B. Moore, J. Stadel
401-5330-00LTalks in Mathematical Physics Information E-0 credits1KA. Cattaneo, G. Felder, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, H. Knörrer, T. H. Willwacher, University lecturers
227-1043-00LNeuroinformatics - ColloquiaE-0 credits1KS.‑C. Liu, R. Hahnloser, V. Mante, K. A. Martin
227-1044-00LAuditory Informatics (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: INI413

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
http://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/mobilitaet_en.html
E-2 credits1SR. Stoop
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 who need this course as additional requirement.
E-7 credits15RC. Anastasiou
406-0663-AALNumerical Methods for CSE
Enrolment only for MSc students who need this course as additional requirement.
E-7 credits15RP. Arbenz