Advanced Lab Course for Master Students

Module PH1030

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

PH1030 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

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

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
180 h 2 h 6 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1030 is Martin Stutzmann.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Advanced experiments dealing with different topics from experimental physics are carried out. The subjects of the experiments correspond to the research areas of the physics department institutes. The choice of lab course experiments is only restricted insofar as 4 credits have to stem from experiments which are allocated to the respective major field of study of the master course.

Learning Outcome

After the successful participation in the module the student is able to:

  • prepare self-dependently for a scientific experiment
  • operate a complex experimental setup and carry out a scientific experiment
  • record all important data during measurement
  • evaluate the obtained data and write a scientific report which fulfils the fundamental requirements of a scientific publication


No prerequisites which exceed the admission to the master course

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

PR 4 Elektronikpraktikum (Analogteil) Böni, P.
Mitwirkende: Spallek, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 01: Ballistischer Transport (Flippern mit Elektronen) Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Becker, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 04: Spurmessung von Myonen der kosmischen Strahlung mit Driftrohrkammern Kortner, O.
Mitwirkende: Röhrig, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 05: Dopplerfreie Sättigungsspektroskopie Rempe, G.
Mitwirkende: Welte, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 06: Mikrowellen- und Detektionstechnik der Elektronenspinresonanz Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Franke, D.Hrubesch, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 07: Molekulare Motoren Bausch, A.
Mitwirkende: Bleicher, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 08: Hochauflösende Röntgenbeugung Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Hetzl, M.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 13: Laser und nichtlineare Optik Kienberger, R.
Mitwirkende: Latka, T.Stallhofer, K.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 14: Optische Absorption Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Wierzbowski, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 16: Josephson-Effekte in Supraleitern Gross, R.
Mitwirkende: Fischer, M.Ganzhorn, K.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 17: Mößbauer-Effekt Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Wagner, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 19: Durchgang von Betastrahlen durch Materie Paul, S.
Mitwirkende: Theroine, C.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 21: Lebensdauer-Messung Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Lalik, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 24: Feldeffekt-Transistor (MOSFET) Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Flassig, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 35: Elektronenspektroskopie an Oberflächen Barth, J.
Mitwirkende: Allegretti, F.Deimel, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 42: Rasterkraftmikroskopie Müller-Buschbaum, P.
Mitwirkende: Xia, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 45: Optische Eigenschaften von Halbleiter-Quantenfilmen Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Simmet, T.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 50: Photovoltaik Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Marques Pereira, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 52: Schwerionenstreuexperiment am Tandem-Beschleuniger Fabbietti, L.
Mitwirkende: Lalik, R.Mathis, A.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 53: Thermische Analyse Papadakis, C.
Mitwirkende: Zhang, X.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 60: Positronen-Lebensdauermessung in Indium und Polymeren Hugenschmidt, C.
Mitwirkende: Ceeh, H.Zimnik, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 61: Neutronenstreuung am FRM II Petry, W.
Mitwirkende: Georgii, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 63: Gammaspektroskopie Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Heiss, B.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 65: Positronen-Emissions-Tomographie (PET) Paul, S.
Mitwirkende: Gutsmiedl, E.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 66: Oberflächenplasmonen Holleitner, A.
Mitwirkende: Dietl, S.Wurstbauer, U.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 71: Peptid-Poren Simmel, F.
Mitwirkende: Krishnan, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 72: Laser-Fallen-Mikroskopie (Bakterienflagellen) Bausch, A.
Mitwirkende: Rossetti, L.Ziegler, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 73: DNS-Origami Dietz, H.
Mitwirkende: Kohler, F.Meregalli, L.Pumm, A.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 74: Molekulardynamik Zacharias, M.
Mitwirkende: Frost, C.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 75: Teilchenphysik am Computer Fabbietti, L.
Mitwirkende: Wirth, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 77: Detektorphysik (Simulation und Experiment) Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Klenze, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 78: 3D-Rekonstruktion von Magnetosomen mittels Cryo-Elektronentomografie Woehlke, G.
Mitwirkende: Bäuerlein, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 79: Röntgencomputertomographie Pfeiffer, F.
Mitwirkende: Schock, J.Viermetz, M.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 81: Lichtsensoren für die Gamma-Astronomie Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Menzel, U.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 83: Rastertunnelmikroskopie & Abbildung von Molekülen Barth, J.
Mitwirkende: Zhang, B.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 85: Relative Altersbestimmung von Sternhaufen mit Hilfe von Farben-Helligkeits-Diagrammen Bishop, S.
Mitwirkende: Mohit, T.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 86: Messung der Fermienergie durch die Winkelkorrelation von Gamma-Strahlung aus der Annihilation von Elektron-Positron-Paaren Hugenschmidt, C.
Mitwirkende: Weber, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 87: Rasterkraftmikroskopie und oberflächenunterstützte Selbstassemblierung von DNA-Nanostrukturen Simmel, F.
Mitwirkende: Vogele, K.Ziegler, D.
PR 0.1 Vorbesprechung zum Fortgeschrittenen-Praktikum (F-Praktikum) Schönert, S. Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Hauptner, A.
einzelne oder verschobene Termine

Learning and Teaching Methods

The lab course is carried out in groups of maximum 3 participants. The groups are working self-dependently as far as possible. A supervisor supports the group in case that questions or problems arise.


lab course experiments

data acquisition (manual and / or computer-assisted)


experiment manuals and continuative literature (denoted in the manual)

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Altogether 6 credits have to be achieved from the catalogue of advanced lab course experiments, at least 4 of these have to stem from experiments which are allocated to the respective major field of study of the master course. For each successfully completed experiment one credit is recorded (for some experiments two credits are recorded).

For the successful completion of an advanced lab course experiment following parts have to be passed:

  • introductory discussion with the experiment supervisor, a preparation for the experiment has to be proved
  • experimentation and recording experimental data
  • preparation of a written lab report
  • concluding oral discussion

Exam Repetition

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

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