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260051 PUE Classical and Quantum Optics (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 20.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Thursday 24.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to obtain an understanding of the quantum properties of light via solving related exercises.

Topics include: review of classical optics, linear and nonlinear optics; lasers and cavities; photon statistics; nonclassical states of light; cavity quantum electrodynamics (cavity QED); quantum optical control of matter (trapped ions, quantum optomechanics);

Assessment and permitted materials

To receive credit for the module (lecture + PUE exercises) please consult the criteria for: 260100 VO Classical and Quantum Optics (2020S)

The exercises (PUE) are a continuous assessment course intended as preparation for the module exam. Registration for the PUE is not mandatory but recommended. Note: Participation in the PUE is only possible with a valid registration for the course. Upon registration, attendance is obligatory. All registered students will be graded according to the PUE assessment criteria. The PUE grade does NOT affect the module exam grade.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The grade for the PUE is determined from:

1) Points achieved in a written exam towards the end of the semester, which serves as preparation for the module exam (1.5h, max. 50 points).

2) Points achieved in the continuous evaluation of homewotk (moodle based) (max. 50 points).

For positive evaluation, at least 25 points have to be achieved in each of the two criteria mentioned above. If that is the case, the final grade will be determined from the sum of the points as:

50-62 Points: Genügend
63-75 Points: Befriedigend
76-87 Points: Gut
88-100 Points: Sehr Gut

Examination topics

Topics related to the lecture and the PUE.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

WPF 2, MF 6, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

Last modified: Fr 12.02.2021 17:29