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LIST OF THE COURSES AND WEEKLY SCHEDULE. FIRST PART OF THE TERM
Morning Afternoon
Monday Statistical physics : from concepts to applications Nano-photonics and quantum optics
Tuesday Soft matter and interfaces Numerical methods for differential equations in physics
Students seminar
Wednesday Relativistic quantum mechanics and introduction to quantum field theory Experimental physics
Thursday Introduction to General Relativity Dynamical systems: deterministic dynamics and fluctuations
Friday Introduction to superconductivity Symmetries in physics

 

LIST OF THE COURSES AND WEEKLY SCHEDULE. SECOND PART OF THE TERM
Morning Afternoon
Monday Statistical physics : from concepts to applications Nano-photonics and quantum optics
Tuesday Soft matter and interfaces Students seminar
Numerical methods for differential equations in physics
Wednesday Relativistic quantum mechanics and introduction to quantum field theory Experimental physics
Thursday Cosmology and large scale structure formation Dynamical systems: deterministic dynamics and fluctuations
Friday Biophysics Topology in physics: From topological matter to quantum-engineered systems

 

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Students can also perform a Self-directed work: library-based project, considered as a full course (6 ECTS), doing personal research and presenting a short seminar in january.

There is also the possibility to do a supervised research project, considered as a full course (6 ECTS).

 

 

 

Cosmology and large scale structure formation

Faculty: Benoît Semelin Tutor: Yashar Akram, Andrei Lazanu ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction: English Keywords: Cosmology, galaxy formation, early universe, theory Exam: written Description In the last 25 years, a number of (...) | ↦ Read more

Introduction to superconductivity

Faculty: Jérôme Lesueur Tutor : Kris van Houcke ECTS : 3 Language of instruction : french and english Keywords: Superconductivity, Quantum Physics, Phase Transitions, Electronic properties Exam: written Description : In this introductory (...) | ↦ Read more

Soft Matter and interfaces

Faculty: Lydéric Bocquet and David Quéré Tutor : Alice Marcotte ECTS: 6 Language of instruction: french and english Key words: scales, capillarity, wetting, fluctuations, entropic forces, brownian motion Exam: written Description Dans ce (...) | ↦ Read more

Nano-photonics and quantum optics

Faculty: Christophe Voisin and Nicolas Treps Tutor : Emmanuel Baudin ECTS: 6 Langue d’enseignement: French and English Keywords: electromagnetic confinement, opto-electronic, photons, entanglement Exam: written Description The quantum optics (...) | ↦ Read more

Biophysics

Faculty: Massimo Vergassola Tutor: Raphaël Jeanneret ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction : English Keywords: Statistical Physics, Information, Development, Biology Exam: oral (...) | ↦ Read more

Topology in physics: From topological matter to quantum-engineered systems

Faculty: Nathan Goldman Tutor: Arnaud Raoux ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction : English Keywords: Topology, condensed matter, quantum Hall effect, quantum simulation Exam: oral (...) | ↦ Read more

Symmetries in physics

Faculty: Frédéric Chevy Tutor: Manuel Gessner ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction : English Description The goals of the course are twofold: to introduce mathematical tools relevant in many fields of physics such as quantum mechanics, (...) | ↦ Read more

Dynamical systems: deterministic dynamics and fluctuations

Faculty: Stephan Fauve Tutor: Adrian Van Kan ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction : English Key words: Dynamical systems, instabilities, fluctuations, stochastic processes Exam: written (...) | ↦ Read more

Supervised research project

Faculty: Stephan Fauve ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction: English or French Validation: written report This unit offers the possibility to pursue an experimental research project within a team of the ENS Physics department or in the (...) | ↦ Read more

Relativistic quantum mechanics and introduction to quantum field theory

Faculty: Adel Bilal Tutors: Guilhem Semerjian, Fedor Levkovich-Maslyuk and Achilleas Passias ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction: English Keywords: relativistic quantum mechanics, Dirac equation, free quantum fields, Feynman diagrams Exam: (...) | ↦ Read more

Experimental Physics

Tutors: Alexis Brès, Jules Fillette and Lionel Djadaojee ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction : French and English Keywords: experiments, project, initiative, personalised programme Exam: oral and written Pré-requis : des (...) | ↦ Read more

Numerical methods for differential equations in physics

Faculty: Laurette Tuckerman Tutor: Bruno Regaldo Projects supervision: Kris Van Houcke et Bruno Regaldo ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction: English Keywords: numerical methods, differential equations, discretization, stability Exam: oral (...) | ↦ Read more

Statistical Physics: from concepts to applications

Faculty: Werner Krauth Tutors: Victor Dagard and Valentina Ros ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction: English Keywords: Mathematical foundations (probability theory, statistics), phases, phase transitions, exactly solved models (1d and 2d (...) | ↦ Read more

Introduction to General Relativity

Faculty: Nick Kaiser Tutor: Andrei Lazanu, Yashar Akrami ECTS credits: 3 Language of instruction: English Web site: Description Historical development: Newtonian gravity - 1=r2 force - potential, gravity and tidal -elds - Pois- son’s (...) | ↦ Read more

Self-directed work: library-based project

Faculty: Werner Krauth ECTS credits: 6 Language of instruction: English Web site: http://www.lps.ens.fr/~krauth/index.php/ICFP_Projets_bibliographiques_2019 Description Personal work plays an essential role in the undergraduate studies at (...) | ↦ 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
November 16 - 20, 2020 :

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