Journal Club on Current Topics in Astro- and Particle Physics

Module PH1384

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

PH1384 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered irregular.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of student seminars for the Bachelor's programme Physics
  • Catalogue of student seminars for nuclear, particle, and astrophysics

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

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
120 h 40 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1384 is Peter Fierlinger.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

Ziel ist die Vermittlung eines Überblicks zu aktuellen Forschungsarbeiten an der Grenze zwischen Teilchen und Astrophysik. Dies wird durch die Diskussion von aktuellen und auch grundlegenden Fachartikeln zu verschiedenen Themen erreicht. Die genauen Themen werden dabei gemeinsam diskutiert. Jede Woche erarbeiten die Teilnehmer gemeinsam ein Thema, wobei ein Student das Themengebiet als Präsentation vorstellt und den anderen Teilnehmern erklärt.

Learning Outcome

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Preconditions

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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In the course of the seminar each student individually prepares a talk on a topic of current research. Based on this talk the learning outcome is tested.

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When atoms interact things can get interesting. Fundamental research on the underlying properties of materials and nanostructures and exploration of the potential they provide for applications.

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Biophysics

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