Quantum Optics 2

Module PH2131

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

PH2131 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.

  • General catalogue of special courses
  • Specific catalogue of special courses for Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Specific catalogue of special courses for condensed matter 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 PH2131 is Reinhard Kienberger.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


  • Attosekundenphysik,
  • Photon statistics,
  • Non-classical light
  • Fundamentals of quantum information processing,
  • Laser cooling of atoms. 

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in this module the student is able to understand the generating and measuring Ultrashort laser pulses and Attosekundenpulse and to know the applications in Ultrashort pulse spectroscopy applications, he is in control of the Fundamentals of quantum information processing, laser cooling of atoms, Photon statistics and non-classical light. 


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

VO 2 Quantenoptik 2 Iglev, H. Kienberger, R. einzelne oder verschobene Termine

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lecture, beamer presentation, discussion


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Saleh, Teich: Fundamentals of Photonics Wiley 2007
Reider: Photonik, Springer 1997
Feynman: Quantenmechanik, Oldenbourg 2007

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.

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