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Advanced Topics in Quantum Field Theory
An introduction to topological order
Brownian motion and stochastic processes
Complex Systems: from physics to social sciences
Conformal Field Theory
Cosmology
Differential geometry and gauge theory
Geophysical fluid dynamics
Information, inference, networks: from statistical physics to big biological data
Introduction to AdS/CFT
Introduction to Classical and Quantum Integrability
Introduction to many-body physics of fermions and bosons
Machine Learning
Non-linear, ultrafast and quantum optics
Novel functionalities in complex materials
Particle Physics: The Standard Model
Physics of 2D materials
Physics of perception
Quantum Information
Quantum Field Theory II
Quantum machines: quantum physics with electrical circuits and mechanical resonators
Quantum optics in condensed matter
Quantum transport and mesoscopic physics
Rheology of complex fluids
Selected topics in statistical field theory
Soft solids
Spin Physics
Statistical Physics2: Disordered Systems and Interdisciplinary Applications
String Theory
System biophysics
Turbulence
Ultra cold Atoms
Waves in disordered media and localization phenomena

Renormalization Group Theory and Applications

Faculty : Vincent RIVASSEAU Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web : Description : I) Renormalization Essentials IA - Basics of QFT, Euclidean Theory, Gaussian measures, Feynman Graphs and their Amplitudes (...) | ↦ Read more

Introduction to Quantum Chromodynamics

Faculty : Damir Becirevic and Matteo Cacciari Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Site web : Description Théories de jauge : quantification et renormalisation. Modèle des quarks et chromodynamique quantique (QCD). (...) | ↦ Read more

Quantum Field Theory II

Faculty : Stéphane LAVIGNAC Tutor : Brando BELLAZZINI ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description Description: this lecture provides an introduction to non-abelian gauge theories and to the Standard Model of (...) | ↦ Read more

Particle Physics : The Standard Model

Faculty : Frédéric Machefert Tutor : Nicolas Morange ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Site web : Description We will study the standard model of particle physics and the most important experiments that have contributed (...) | ↦ Read more

Algebra, Integrability and Exactly Solvable Models

Faculty : Jesper Jacobsen (ENS) Tutor : Yacine Ikhlef (CNRS) ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction: Englis Site web : Description This course is an introduction to exactly solvable two-dimensional models, considered either in 2D (...) | ↦ Read more

Statistical Physics 2 : Disordered Systems and Interdisciplinary Applications

Faculties and Tutor : Guilhem Semerjian ECTS : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Web site : Description In the last decades statistical physics has proven to be a successful theoretical framework able to tackle central problems in physics (...) | ↦ Read more

Quantum machines : quantum physics with electrical circuits and mechanical resonators

Faculties : Pierre-François Cohadon, Samuel Deleglise (LKB UPMC) Patrice Bertet (SPEC/CEA Saclay) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description : Although quantum physics is primarily applied to microscopic systems such (...) | ↦ Read more

Novel functionalities in complex materials

Faculty: Marc GABAY, Andrés SANTANDER Tutors: Marcello CIVELLI ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction: English Descriptif du cours | ↦ Read more

Spin Physics

Faculties : Florent Perez (UPMC) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Langage of instruction : English Description : This course aims at giving modern theoretical foundations and frame works of spin physics in low dimensional systems ( 3D), both for (...) | ↦ Read more

Complex Systems : from physics to social sciences

Faculty : Jean-Philippe BOUCHAUD Description : 1) Hasard Benin et Hasard Sauvage : de Gauss à Pareto 2) Phénomènes Multiplicatifs et Lois de Zipf 3) Phénomènes critiques et transitions de phase 4) Réseaux, percolation, crises, epidémies 5) (...) | ↦ Read more

Topics in Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theory

Faculty : Slava Rychkov Tutor : ECTS : 3 Langue d’enseignement : Anglais Site web : Description “I wanted to quit physics, but then I learned effective field theory and everything started to make sense” Nima Arkani-Hamed (speaking at (...) | ↦ Read more

Selected Topics in Statistical Field Theory

Faculty : Kay Wiese (LPT ENS) Tutor : Camille Aron (LPT ENS) ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : This course will provide you with a deeper understanding of field theory, universality and the renormalization (...) | ↦ Read more

Physics of 2D materials

Faculty : Nicolas Bergéal et Abhay Shukla Tutor : Johan Biscaras ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : | ↦ Read more

Conformal Field Theory

Faculty : Benoît Estienne and Yacine Ikhlef Tutor : ECTS: 3 Language of instruction: Anglais Description : This course is an introduction to Conformal Field Theory (CFT), in the context of two-dimensional (and quantum 1d) critical phenomena. (...) | ↦ Read more

Machine Learning

Faculty :Francis Bach and Lenaic Chizat Tutor : ECTS credit : 3 Language of instruction : English Description: Statistical machine learning is a growing discipline at the intersection of computer science and applied mathematics (probability (...) | ↦ Read more

Introduction to AdS/CFT

Faculty : Francesco Nitti ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Exam : oral Key words : conformal field theory / gauge theories / non-perturbative duality / string theory" | ↦ Read more

Introduction to Classical and Quantum Integrability

Faculty : Vladimir Kazakov Tutor : ECTS : 3 Language of instruction : English Exam : oral Key words : spin chains, integrability , field theories, PDE | ↦ Read more

Quantum transport and mesoscopic physics

Faculty :Meydi Ferrier (LPS ORSAY) Gwendal Feve (LPA ENS) Tutor : François Mallet ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : | ↦ Read more

An introduction to topological order

Faculty : N. Regnault (LPA, ENS) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : | ↦ Read more

Quantum Optics in Condensed Matter

Faculty : Cristiano Ciuti (UPD) Sara Ducci (UPD) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : | ↦ Read more

Introduction to many-body physics of fermions and bosons

Faculty : Pascal Simon and Michele Casula ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : Description This course aims at introducing modern methods of many-body theory to M2 students. After some general motivations, we (...) | ↦ Read more

Information, Inference, Networks: from Statistical Physics to Big Biological Data

Faculty : Rémi Monasson Tutor : Francesco Zamponi et Simona Cocco ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description : Today’s science is characterized by an ever-increasing amount of available data, in particular in biology, but also in (...) | ↦ Read more

Soft solids

Faculty : Matteo Ciccotti (SIMM, ESPCI), Benoit Roman (PMMH, ESPCI) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : Very much like fluids, many solids are capable of very large deformations, either because they are (...) | ↦ Read more

Physics of perception

Faculty : Thierry Mora, Pascal Martin Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description : Sensory systems strike us by their exquisite sensitivity, which is often close to the limit set by physics. Our eyes are sensitive to (...) | ↦ Read more

System biophysics

Faculty : Philippe Nghe (ESPCI) Clément Nizak (CNRS, ESPCI) et Aleksandra Walczak (CNRS, LPT, ENS) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description : 1. Growth and Metabolism 2. Growth and Reproduction 3. Gene Regulation (...) | ↦ Read more

Brownian motion and stochastic processes

Faculty : Olivier Benichou (LPTMC, Université Pierre et Marie Curie) Raphaël Voituriez (LPTMC, Université Pierre et Marie Curie) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description (...) | ↦ Read more

Geophysical fluid dynamics

Faculty : Claude Jaupart (IPGP) Tutor : Julien Aubert (IPGP) ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Description : | ↦ Read more

Rheology of complex fluids

Faculty : Annie Colin (SIMM, ESPCI), Anke Lindner (PMMH, Université Paris-Diderot) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Description : | ↦ Read more

Turbulence

Faculty : Sergio Chibbaro (Institut Jean le Ron d’Alembert, Université Pierre et Marie Curie) Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English The course will focus on the fundamental aspects of fluid mechanics, notably at high (...) | ↦ Read more

Ultra Cold Atoms

Faculty : Sylvain Nascimbène and Fabrice Gerbier Tutor : Aurélien Perrin ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : English Web site Description Since the 80’s laser cooling has become a major tool in atomic physics. The very low (...) | ↦ Read more

Quantum Information

Faculty : Jérôme Estève Tutor : Igor Dotsenko ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web Description Progress in experimental quantum physics has transformed thought experiments into reality, so that an exciting new (...) | ↦ Read more

Nonlinear, Ultrafast and Quantum Optics

Faculty : François HACHE and Nicolas TREPS Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web : Description Objective of this lecture is to study non-linear interaction between light and mater, from classical to quantum (...) | ↦ Read more

Waves in disordered media and localization phenomena

Faculty : Christophe Texier (LPTMS, Univ. Paris Sud) Chargé de TDNicolas Cherroret (LKB, UPMC) ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web : http://lptms.u-psud.fr/christophe_texier/enseignements/enseignements-en-master/onde-en-mi | ↦ Read more

String Theory

Faculty : Dan Israel Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web : Description The goal of this course is to introduce string theory. We motivate the study of string theory, and demonstrate the use of (...) | ↦ Read more

Cosmology

Faculty : Jérôme Martin and Sébastien Renaux-Petel Tutor : ECTS credits : 3 Language of instruction : Anglais Site web : Description The purpose of these lectures is to provide the basis on modern theoretical cosmology. First, we’ll discuss (...) | ↦ Read more

Quick links

Next student seminar :
Access to the program

Here you can find information about your internships:
Experimental Internship - Undergraduate program
Master ICFP first year Internship
Master ICFP second year Internship

News : ICFP Research seminars
January 7 - 11, 2019 :

All information about the program

Calendars :
Undergraduate program
Master ICFP 1st year
Master ICFP 2nd year

Contact us - Student support and Graduate School office :
Tél : 01 44 32 35 60
enseignement@phys.ens.fr