Optics of Nanoscale Systems 2

Module PH2103

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

PH2103 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This module description is valid to SS 2011.

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
150 h  h 5 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH2103 is Jonathan Finley.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


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Learning Outcome

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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

lecture, beamer presentation, board work, exercises in individual and group work, discussion


lecture script, practise sheets, accompanying internet site, complementary literature


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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In an oral exam the learning outcome is tested using comprehension questions and sample problems.

In accordance with §12 (8) APSO the exam can be done as a written test. In this case the time duration is 60 minutes.

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam at the end of the semester. There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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