Advanced Lab Course in Physics for M. Ed. Students

Module PH9130 [FOPRA Edu]

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

PH9130 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

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

  • Physics Modules for Students of Education

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 2 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH9130 is the Dean of Studies at Physics Department.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Advanced experiments dealing with different topics from experimental physics are carried out. The subjects of the experiments correspond to the research areas of the physics department institutes. There are no thematic restrictions in choosing the lab course experiments.

Learning Outcome

After the successful participation in the module the student is able to:

  • prepare self-dependently for a scientific experiment as far as possible
  • operate under guidance a complex experimental setup and carry out a scientific experiment
  • record all important data during measurement
  • evaluate the obtained data and write a scientific report

This module gives an introduction to the methods of experimental physics research and enables the students to take part at complex experiments. The module consists of experiments which are carried out independently from each other and which represent a workload of one credit each. In order to gain an insight in all of the research fields worked on at the physics department (nuclear, particle and astrophysics / condensed matter / biophysics / applied and engineering physics) the module consists of four experiments with a workload of four credits in total which is sufficient to reach the learning outcome. A further increase in workload would not result in a qualitative improvement. As the module is passed in doing the experiments successfully with no explicit exam there is no increase in number of exams in total.


PH0001, PH0002, PH0003, PH0004

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

PR 4 Elektronikpraktikum (Analogteil) Böni, P.
Mitwirkende: Spallek, J.
Termine in Gruppen
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 01: Ballistischer Transport (Flippern mit Elektronen) Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Becker, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 04: Spurmessung von Myonen der kosmischen Strahlung mit Driftrohrkammern Kortner, O.
Mitwirkende: Röhrig, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 05: Dopplerfreie Sättigungsspektroskopie Rempe, G.
Mitwirkende: Welte, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 06: Mikrowellen- und Detektionstechnik der Elektronenspinresonanz Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Franke, D.Hrubesch, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 07: Molekulare Motoren Bausch, A.
Mitwirkende: Bleicher, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 08: Hochauflösende Röntgenbeugung Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Hetzl, M.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 13: Laser und nichtlineare Optik Kienberger, R.
Mitwirkende: Latka, T.Stallhofer, K.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 14: Optische Absorption Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Wierzbowski, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 16: Josephson-Effekte in Supraleitern Gross, R.
Mitwirkende: Fischer, M.Ganzhorn, K.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 17: Mößbauer-Effekt Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Wagner, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 19: Durchgang von Betastrahlen durch Materie Paul, S.
Mitwirkende: Theroine, C.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 21: Lebensdauer-Messung Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Lalik, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 24: Feldeffekt-Transistor (MOSFET) Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Flassig, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 35: Elektronenspektroskopie an Oberflächen Barth, J.
Mitwirkende: Allegretti, F.Deimel, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 42: Rasterkraftmikroskopie Müller-Buschbaum, P.
Mitwirkende: Xia, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 45: Optische Eigenschaften von Halbleiter-Quantenfilmen Finley, J.
Mitwirkende: Simmet, T.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 50: Photovoltaik Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Marques Pereira, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 52: Schwerionenstreuexperiment am Tandem-Beschleuniger Fabbietti, L.
Mitwirkende: Lalik, R.Mathis, A.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 53: Thermische Analyse Papadakis, C.
Mitwirkende: Zhang, X.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 60: Positronen-Lebensdauermessung in Indium und Polymeren Hugenschmidt, C.
Mitwirkende: Zimnik, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 61: Neutronenstreuung am FRM II Petry, W.
Mitwirkende: Georgii, R.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 63: Gammaspektroskopie Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Heiss, B.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 65: Positronen-Emissions-Tomographie (PET) Paul, S.
Mitwirkende: Gutsmiedl, E.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 66: Oberflächenplasmonen Holleitner, A.
Mitwirkende: Dietl, S.Wurstbauer, U.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 71: Peptid-Poren Simmel, F.
Mitwirkende: Krishnan, S.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 72: Laser-Fallen-Mikroskopie (Bakterienflagellen) Bausch, A.
Mitwirkende: Rossetti, L.Ziegler, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 73: DNS-Origami Dietz, H.
Mitwirkende: Kohler, F.Meregalli, L.Pumm, A.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 74: Molekulardynamik Zacharias, M.
Mitwirkende: Frost, C.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 75: Teilchenphysik am Computer Fabbietti, L.
Mitwirkende: Wirth, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 77: Detektorphysik (Simulation und Experiment) Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Klenze, P.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 78: 3D-Rekonstruktion von Magnetosomen mittels Cryo-Elektronentomografie Woehlke, G.
Mitwirkende: Bäuerlein, F.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 79: Röntgencomputertomographie Pfeiffer, F.
Mitwirkende: Schock, J.Viermetz, M.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 81: Lichtsensoren für die Gamma-Astronomie Schönert, S.
Mitwirkende: Menzel, U.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 83: Rastertunnelmikroskopie & Abbildung von Molekülen Barth, J.
Mitwirkende: Zhang, B.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 85: Relative Altersbestimmung von Sternhaufen mit Hilfe von Farben-Helligkeits-Diagrammen Bishop, S.
Mitwirkende: Mohit, T.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 86: Messung der Fermienergie durch die Winkelkorrelation von Gamma-Strahlung aus der Annihilation von Elektron-Positron-Paaren Hugenschmidt, C.
Mitwirkende: Weber, J.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 87: Rasterkraftmikroskopie und oberflächenunterstützte Selbstassemblierung von DNA-Nanostrukturen Simmel, F.
Mitwirkende: Vogele, K.Ziegler, D.
PR 1 FOPRA-Versuch 88: Lineare und nichtlineare Wellen in einem Doppelplasma-Experiment Stroth, U.
Mitwirkende: Dörsch, G.Dux, R.
PR 0.1 Vorbesprechung zum Fortgeschrittenen-Praktikum (F-Praktikum) Schönert, S. Stutzmann, M.
Mitwirkende: Hauptner, A.
einzelne oder verschobene Termine

Learning and Teaching Methods

The lab course is carried out in groups of maximum 3 participants. The groups are working self-dependently as far as possible. A supervisor supports the group in case that questions or problems arise.


lab course experiments

data acquisition (manual and / or computer-assisted)


experiment manuals and continuative literature (denoted in the manual)

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Altogether 4 credits have to be achieved from the catalogue of advanced lab course experiments. For each successfully completed experiment one credit is recorded (for some experiments two credits are recorded).

For the successful completion of an advanced lab course experiment following parts have to be carried out:

  • introductory discussion with the experiment supervisor, a preparation for the experiment has to be proved
  • experimentation and recording experimental data
  • preparation of a written lab report
  • concluding oral discussion

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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