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260053 SE Seminar coherence of photons (2016S)

5.00 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. 15 participants
Language: English



IQOQI, Boltzmanngasse 3, 3. Stock, 1090 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

Coherence is considered to be the central concept in quantum superposition. The loss of coherence, decoherence, is often viewed as signifying the transition form quantum to classical. It is therefore of particular interest to investigate the question whether there might be any limits due to complexity or size of an object. In the seminar important publications on that topic will be discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding of the course.

Examination topics

Corresponding to the type of the course.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MaG 18, MaV 5

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