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Journal Club Optomechanics and Quantum Optics

Module PH6120

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

PH6120 is a semester module in language at graduate-studies level which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid from WS 2017/8 to WS 2018/9.

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

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
30 h  h 1 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH6120 is Menno Poot.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


In this seminar we will be discussing recent literature in the fields of optomechanics and quantum optics. The students will prepare a talk on current topics in the field, followed by an active discussion. The seminar will be held in English.

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in the module the student can:
- perform a literature search on a topic
- explain the main points of a scientific paper
- judge the quality of its claims
- compare different papers on the same topic
- combine the contents of scientific papers into a coherent presentation on the subject
- actively participate in scientific discussions


A basic knowledge of quantum mechanics will be useful.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Active participation in the module courses and discussions on the scientific topic.

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