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Quantum Biophysics 2

Module PH2022

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

PH2022 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer 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)
150 h 75 h 5 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH2022 is Philipp Scherer.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


instantaneous normal modes

traditional normal mode analysis

essential modes of protein motion

Anharmonic vibrations

Electron-vibration coupling

Davidov solitons in proteins

Dynamics of excited states

Hartree-Fock/ci  method

DFt method

coherence and disorder


Learning Outcome

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elementary quantum mechanics

quantum biophysics i is not required

but helpful.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

VU 4 Quantum Biophysics 2 Scherer, P. singular or moved dates

Learning and Teaching Methods

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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

The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester. There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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