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BCGS Intensive Weeks

During the semester breaks, the BCGS runs topical courses of one week's duration, with lectures, guest speakers and laboratory sessions. These intensive weeks are an excellent opportunity to learn in depth about current research before committing to a topic for a thesis.

SS 17

The Hunt for the Higgs Boson (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Bonn, 02.-06.10.2017
Lecturer: E. von Toerne

Topics in Advanced Spectroscopy of Solids

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Cologne, 02.-06.10.2017
Lecturers: F. Parmigiani, P.v. Loosdrecht

Numerical Modeling in Astrophysics (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Cologne, 11.-15.09.2017
Lecturers: S. Walch-Gassner, D. Seifried

 

WS 16/17

Spectroscopic characterization of the electronic and vibrational structure of surfaces and solids (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Cologne, 28.03.-01.04.2017
Lecturers: K. Michel, A. Nefedov, L. Petaccia, J. Fink

Introduction to topological insulators and their implementations in artificial matter setup (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Bonn, 13.-17.03.2017
Lecturers: J. Asbóth, A. Alberti, and guest lecturers

Experiment and Simulation on Biological Systems (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive week in Cologne, 06.-10.03.2017
Lecturers: J. Berg, B. Maier

From Hits to Higgs - a Discovery Simulation for Physics at the LHC (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 10.-14.10.2016
Lecturer: E. von Törne

 

SS 16

Magnetotransport in 2D Materials (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 9.-12.08.2016
Lecturers: T. Szkopek, A. Grüneis

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WS 15/16

Simulations for Experimental Nuclear Physics - Hands-on (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 12.-16.10.2015
Lecturers: M. Labiche, N. Warr, H. Weick

From Hits to Higgs - a Discovery Simulation for Physics at the LHC (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 12.-16.10.2015
Lecturer: E. von Törne

Spectroscopic characterization of the electronic and vibrational structure of surfaces and solids (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 12.-16.10.2015
Lecturers: K. Michel, A. Nefedov, L. Petaccia, J. Fink, A. Grüneis

Intensive Week Course: Topics in advanced spectroscopy of solids (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 29.02.-04.03.2016
Lecturer: F. Parmigiani

Intensive Week Course: Experiment and Simulation on Biological Systems (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 29.02.-04.03.2016
Lecturers: B. Maier, J. Berg

Intensive Week Course: Advanced Materials

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 14.-18.03.2016
Lecturer: J. Hemberger

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SS 15

Build your own Laser

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 07.-11.09.2015
Lecturer: F. Vewinger

 

WS 14/15

Experiment and Simulation on Biological Systems (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 23.-27.02.2015
Lecturers: B. Maier, J. Berg

Advanced Spectroscopy of Solids (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 23.-27.02.2015
Lecturer: F. Parmigiani

 

SS 14

Tools of Topology for Quantum Matter

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 28.07.-01.08.2014
Lecturer: R. Kennedy, M. Zirnbauer

Statistical and Computational Methods for Experimental
Particle Physics at LHC Detectors

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 22.-26.09.2014
Lecturer: E. von Törne

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WS 13/14

Intensive Week EXPORT: Symmetries in sub-atomic systems (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Osaka University, Japan, 17–21.02.2014
Lecturers: J. Jolie, Y. Fujita, Y. Kuno, H. Takabe, S. Heinze

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: Technique and Applications (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 31.03 – 04.04.2014
Lecturers: W. Kutschera, J. Rethemeyer, T. Dunai, A. Dewald

Advanced Spectroscopy of Solids (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 17. – 21. February 2014
Lecturer: F. Parmingiani

 

WS 12/13

The Interacting Boson Model and its Extensions - Hands on (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 18–22.02.2013
Lecturers: P. Van Isacker, J. Jolie, S. Heinze, K. Nomura, N. Warr, M. Böyükata

 

SS 12

Detectors and Physics of Higgs Discovery Machines

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 24.–28.09.2012
Lecturer: E. von Törne

Physics of Microbes

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 17.–21.09.2012
Lecturers: J. Berg, J. Krug, M. Lässig, B. Maier

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WS 11/12

Experiments on Atomic Nuclei at their Extreme (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 06.–10.02.2012
Lecturers: W. Korten, G. Münzenberg, V. Lapoux, B. Bruyneel, A. Dewald

Communication and Quantum Optics

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn, 05.–09.03.2012
Lecturer: D. Meschede

Numerical Methods for Many-Particle Systems

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne, 05.–09.03.2012
Lecturers: R. Bulla, S. Trebst, A. Mitchell

 

SS 11

Nuclear Electronics – Hands-on (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne
Lecturers: A. Blazhev, C. Fransen, C. Görgen, G. Pascovici, N. Warr

Build Your Own Laser

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturer: F. Vewinger

From Chips to Higgs: LHC Detectors and Physics in one week

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturers: N. Wermes and co-workers

 

WS 10/11

Detectors and Readout Electronics

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturer: E. von Törne

Advanced Topics in Photonics and Quantum Optics

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturer: K. Buse

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SS 10

Nuclear Shell Model – Hands-on (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne
Lecturers: K. Heyde, U. Meißner, H. Grawe, A. Blazhev

 

WS 09/10

Understanding and Building a Magneto Optical Trap

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturers: F. Vewinger, A. Widera

 

SS 09

Workshop on Particle Physics at the Energy Frontier

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturer: E. von Törne

 

WS 08/09

Understanding and Building a Quantum Communication Link

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Bonn
Lecturers: D. Meschede, W. Alt, F. Vewinger, A. Widera

 

SS 08

Single Particle and Collective modes in Atomic Nuclei (more info)

Mode: 1 week intensive course in Cologne
Lecturer: R. F. Casten (Yale University, Mercator Professor at University of Cologne in 2008)

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