134.048 Physical Analytics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to critically evaluate the suitability of materials characterization techniques for various applications in fundamental and applied research. 

Subject of course

Overview of contemporary methods for sample characterization using physics-based techniques.  The emphasis is on methods available at the TU Wien.  The lecturers strive for a balanced presentation of methods,  their underlying physical phenomena, and relevant applications.

Course Material is offered via the  TUWEL.

Teaching methods

Lecture with digital presentations of the physics behind the various techniques and their technical implementation. They are supplemented with blackboard drawings to describe various processes.  Instrumentation, or parts of instrumentation, are shown in class to exemplify the technical realization.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Winter Semester 2021:  The lecture will be given in hybrid modus.   The lessons will take place in HS 6 from 15-16:30 each Thursday.  

Students are invited and encouraged to attend these lectures in person. The policies regarding the coronavirus of TU Wien will be enforced.

The lectures will also be streamed via zoom.  The zoom links can be accessed via TUWEL.  




Course dates

Thu15:00 - 17:0007.10.2021 - 27.01.2022FH Hörsaal 6 - TPH 134.048 VO Physikalische Analytik
Physical Analytics - Single appointments
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Examination modalities

Successful completion of a written test.  Questions probe the understanding of the workings of various methods, the underlying physical principles as well as their strengths, weaknesses, and applicability.

If permitted by TU Wien policies, tests will take place in person.  

(If this is not possible, tests will be given remotely via TUWEL.)


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue14:00 - 16:0031.01.2023FH Hörsaal 5 - TPH written01.06.2022 00:00 - 29.01.2023 23:59TISSPrüfung Diebold
Fri - 03.03.2023written01.06.2022 00:00 - 01.03.2023 23:59TISSPrüfung Werner
Thu14:00 - 16:0027.04.2023Hörsaal AI - TPH written01.06.2022 00:00 - 26.04.2023 23:59TISSPrüfung Streli
Fri - 16.06.2023written01.06.2022 00:00 - 14.06.2023 23:59TISSPrüfung Diebold

Course registration

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Previous knowledge

Introductory lectures in Physics



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