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Suchergebnis: Katalogdaten im Frühjahrssemester 2016

Physik Master Information
Seminare, Kolloquia und Ergänzende Fächer
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
227-1042-00LElectronics for Physicists II (Digital) Information Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 30
Z4 KP1V + 3UT. Delbrück
KurzbeschreibungThis course will teach the basics of digital electronics, to give students hands-on experience with using COTS (Commodity Off The Shelf) components to build their own systems. It covers embedded microcontroller programming, logic design on FPGAs, PCB design and assembly.
LernzielThe basic aim is to remove the fear of starting and offer the students a first experience at many levels of design.
InhaltThe course consists of short lectures on theory and exercises using two different hardware platforms - a microcontroller board with Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface, and a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) board. In addition the course includes exercises in printed circuit board (PCB) design and PCB surface mount assembly. Students will complete a project of their own design which they can take with them after the course ends.

Week 1
Lecture:
Introduction and organization
Microcontroller architectures and programming
Architecture (registers and hardware)
Reading a datasheet
Demonstration of programming and using
Exercise:
Install USB board IDE and compiler, compile and run Blink LED program.
Start to design, program, and compile a chaotic attractor to control the PWM output to modulate the LED in an analog, random manner.

Week 2
Lecture:
Data Converters
Analog to Digital (ADC) - flash, single slope, sigma-delta
Digital to Analog (DAC)
Time to Digital
Exercise:
Use the ADC to convert an analog input and display value using LED brightness as output

Week 3
Lecture:
USB interfacing to PC using USB library
Exercise:
Continue ADC project to send values to PC for display

Week 4
Lecture:
PCB design
PCB schematics / gate symbols
PCB footprints
Power supply decoupling / separation
Power planes
PCB design continued
Optocouplers
Power supplies
Decoupling
Components
Exercise:
Start to design daughterboard for AVR32 which adds analog components.
Draw schematic of daughterboard.

Week 5
Lecture:
Binary representations of numbers
Binary arithmetic
2s complement notation for signed binary numbers
Binary addition/subtraction
Parity
Gray codes
Floating point representation
Exercise:
Make footprints / symbols for PCB parts.
Start PCB daughterboard layout.

Week 6
Lecture:
Boolean logic NOT AND OR
Venn diagrams
de Morgan's theorems - exchange AND/OR, complement each term, complement whole
Canonical forms - minterm (sum of products, AND-OR), maxterm (product of sums, OR-AND)
Truth tables
Karnaugh maps and optimization of combinational logic
Exercise:
Finish PCB layout and design check. PCB panel assembled and sent for fabrication.
Parts list ready for order.

Week 7
Lecture:
Sequential logic with state machines
Representation of states and state transitions, state transition actions
Exercise:
Install FPGA tools, synthesize and run example

Week 8
Lecture:
Introduction to using reconfigurable logic (FPGAs, CPLDs, etc)
Introduction to HDLs
Exercise:
Another FPGA example. PCBs back from fabrication.

Week 9
Lecture:
Logic Circuits
Clocks / clock distribution / one shots
Latches / Flip flops- SR, D, level sensitive, edge triggered, master/slave, clocked / un-clocked
Shift registers
Ring oscillator
Counters - ripple, Johnson
Adders
Multipliers
Exercise:
HDL exercise - design a wiggling light bar

Week 10
Lecture:
Logic analog circuits
PLLs/DLLs = Phase locked loops, Delay locked loops
LVDS tranceivers
Level converters, low to high and high to low
Timing diagrams
Exercise:
Soldering PCBs

Week 11
Lecture:
Memory - SRAM, DRAM, embedded
Exercise:
Soldering PCBs, testing PCB projects

Week 12
Testing projects

Week 13
Project demos from students
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe course is meant to complement the analog course by teaching how to build systems that convert and process analog information.

Students should have taken Analog Electronics for Physicists or equivalent and should have had some programming experience, preferably with C. Students (or at least each group of 2 / 3 students) need a laptop computer, preferably Windows or Linux. Windows (real or virtual) is required for the FPGA part of the course.
529-4000-00LChemie Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen Z4 KP3GE. C. Meister
KurzbeschreibungEinführung in die Chemie mit Aspekten aus der anorganischen, organischen und physikalischen Chemie.
Lernziel- Einfache Modelle der chemischen Bindung, der dreidimensionalen Struktur von Molekülen und der molekularen Chiralität verstehen
- Ausgewählte chemische Systeme anhand von Reaktionsgleichungen und Gleichgewichtsrechnungen beschreiben und quantitativ erfassen
- Grundlegende Begriffe der chemischen Kinetik (z. B. Reaktionsordnung, Geschwindigkeitsgesetz und -konstante) verstehen und anwenden.
InhaltChemische Bindung und molekulare Struktur (VSEPR), Reaktionen, Gleichgewicht, Elektrochemie, chemische Kinetik.
LiteraturC.E. Housecroft, E.C. Constable, Chemistry. An Introduction to Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Pearson: Harlow 2010
C.E. Mortimer, U. Müller, Chemie, 10. Auflage, Thieme: Stuttgart 2010
402-0816-00LComputational Physics and EconophysicsZ5 KP2V + 2UD. Würtz
KurzbeschreibungIntroduction to principles of computational finance and financial engineering from an econophysicist point of view. Prerequisite R/SPlus programming.
LernzielIntroducing main statistical methods for numerical modelling of financial
time series, valuation of derivatives, and optimization of portfolios.
Implementing numerical methods using the statistical software environment R.
Inhalt- Overview on R/Rmetrics and SPlus/Finmetrics.
- Financial Returns, Stylized Facts, Stable and Hyperbolic Distributions
- ARMA and GARCH Time Series Modelling, Trends and Unit Roots
- Technical Analysis, Trading Models and Decision Making
- Extreme Value Theory and Dependence Structures (Copulae)
- Plain Vanilla and Exotic Option Pricing, Monte Carlo Simulations
- Markowitz and CVaR Portfolio Optimization
SkriptLecture notes written in English as well as R/Rmetrics software for
registered participants in the course.
402-0101-00LThe Zurich Physics Colloquium Information E-0 KP1KR. Renner, G. Aeppli, C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Carollo, C. Degen, G. Dissertori, K. Ensslin, T. Esslinger, J. Faist, 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, A. Vaterlaus, R. Wallny, A. Wallraff, W. Wegscheider, A. Zheludev
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesOccasionally, talks may be delivered in German.
402-0800-00LThe Zurich Theoretical Physics Colloquium Information E-0 KP1KS. 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, Uni-Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesVorträge evtl. auch auf Deutsch
402-0890-00LSeminars of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC)E-0 KP2SH. J. Herrmann, T. C. Schulthess, N. Spaldin
KurzbeschreibungSeminars by invited speakers in the area of advanced scientific computing.
LernzielDiscussion of state of the art techniques and methodologies in scientific computing.
InhaltThis course consists in a series of seminars by invited speakers on subjects of interest for the ``Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing''.
SkriptThere is no script.
LiteraturLiterature will be provided by the speakers in their respective presentations.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesParticipants should have experience on advanced scientific computing.
402-0501-00LSolid State Physics Information E-0 KP1SG. Blatter, C. Degen, K. Ensslin, D. Pescia, M. Sigrist, A. Wallraff, A. Zheludev
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
402-0551-00LLaser SeminarE-0 KP1ST. Esslinger, J. Faist, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, U. Keller, F. Merkt, H. J. Wörner
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
402-0600-00LNuclear and Particle Physics with ApplicationsE-0 KP2SA. Rubbia, G. Dissertori, C. Grab, K. S. Kirch, F. Pauss, R. Wallny
KurzbeschreibungForschungskolloquium
Lernziel
402-0700-00LSeminar in Elementary Particle Physics Information E-0 KP1SM. Spira
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
LernzielStay informed about current research results in elementary particle physics.
402-0746-00LAktuelles aus der Teilchen- und AstrophysikE-0 KP2SC. Grab, P. Jetzer, Uni-Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungForschungskolloquium
Lernziel
InhaltIn Seminarvorträgen werden aktuelle Fragestellungen aus der Teilchenphysik vom theoretischen und experimentellen Standpunkt aus diskutiert. Besonders wichtig erscheint uns der Bezug zu den eigenen Forschungsmöglichkeiten am PSI, CERN und DESY.
402-0893-00LParticle Physics Seminar Information E-0 KP1SC. Anastasiou, T. K. Gehrmann
KurzbeschreibungForschungskolloquium
Lernziel
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesOccasionally, talks may be delivered in German.
402-0530-00LMesoscopic SystemsE-0 KP1ST. M. Ihn
KurzbeschreibungForschungskolloquium
Lernziel
402-0620-00LAktuelle Themen aus der Beschleunigermassenspektrometrie und deren AnwendungenE-0 KP1SM. Christl, S. Willett
KurzbeschreibungDas Seminar richtet sich an Studierenden, Doktorierenden und Wissenschaftler die sich im Rahmen ihrer Ausbildung/Forschung mit der Technik und den Anwendungen der Beschleuniger Massenspektrometie oder verwandten hochsensitiven Nachweistechniken beschäftigen. Es werden die Grundlagen der Methodik, neuesten Entwicklungen und spezielle aktuelle Beispiele aus dem breiten Anwendungsspektrum diskutiert.
Lernziel
227-0980-00LSeminar on Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Information E-0 KP2KK. P. Prüssmann, S. Kozerke, M. Rudin
KurzbeschreibungActuel developments and problems of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
LernzielGetting insight to advanced topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
402-0369-00LResearch Colloquium in Astrophysics Information E-0 KP1KM. Carollo, S. Lilly, M. R. Meyer, A. Refregier, K. Schawinski, H. M. Schmid
KurzbeschreibungDuring the semester there is a colloquium every week on actual research by the members of the Institute of Astrophysics. In general, colloquia are 20 minutes excluding discussion. They start with a general introduction, review techniques and methods of general interest and present results. The goal is to inform all members of the institute about current work.
LernzielA colloquium is a combination of a 10 minute conference paper preceded by a 10 minute widely understandable introduction. The discussion is limited to 10 minutes, but may continue privately. The research colloquia are announced in the ETH Vorlesungsverzeichnis, but are not publicized in the Wochenbulletin of the Department of Physics. All colloquia are given in English.
402-0356-00LAstrophysics Seminar Information E-0 KP2SM. Carollo, S. Lilly, M. R. Meyer, A. Refregier, K. Schawinski, H. M. Schmid
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
402-0396-00LRecent Research Highlights in Astrophysics (University of Zurich)
Der Kurs muss direkt an der UZH belegt werden.
UZH Modulkürzel: AST006

Beachten Sie die Einschreibungstermine an der UZH: http://www.uzh.ch/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
E-0 KP1SUni-Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
401-5330-00LTalks in Mathematical Physics Information E-0 KP1KA. Cattaneo, G. Felder, M. Gaberdiel, G. M. Graf, T. H. Willwacher, Uni-Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
InhaltForschungsseminar mit wechselnden Themen aus dem Gebiet der mathematischen Physik.
227-1043-00LNeuroinformatics - ColloquiaE-0 KP1KS.‑C. Liu, R. Hahnloser, V. Mante, K. A. Martin
KurzbeschreibungThe colloquium in Neuroinformatics is a series of lectures given by invited experts. The lecture topics reflect the current themes in neurobiology and neuromorphic engineering that are relevant for our Institute.
LernzielThe goal of these talks is to provide insight into recent research results. The talks are not meant for the general public, but really aimed at specialists in the field.
InhaltThe topics depend heavily on the invited speakers, and thus change from week to week. All topics concern neural computation and their implementation in biological or artificial systems.
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