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Biomedical Physics 2

Module PH2002

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.

Module version of SS 2011

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2019SS 2018SS 2017SS 2011

Basic Information

PH2002 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

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

  • Specific catalogue of special courses for Biophysics
  • Specific catalogue of special courses for Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Complementary catalogue of special courses for condensed matter physics
  • Complementary catalogue of special courses for nuclear, particle, and astrophysics
  • Mandatory Modules in M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics

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 40 h 5 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH2002 in the version of SS 2011 was Franz Pfeiffer.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

This course is the second part of a lecture series, which deals with the physical principles of biomedical applications.

The content of the second part includes the physical principles of radiation therapy using ionizing radiation, laser applications and microscopy.

The course continues the first part of the series "Biomedical Physics 1", but can also be visited without prior knowledge. 

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in this module the student is able to:
1. describe the physical principles of radiotherapy techniques

2. name laser applications in medicine and understand the underlying laser tissue interactions

3. explain various methods used in microscopy and compare their advantages and disadvantages

Preconditions

no info

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

no info

Media

no info

Literature

Will be announced in the lecture

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

The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester.

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