141.026 Project Neutron Optics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, PR, 8.0h, 10.0EC


  • Semester hours: 8.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: PR Project
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to carry out basic neutron optical experiments in the field of neutron interferometry and polarimetry, to evaluate the obtained data and to interpret the results. This will prepare the students for an efficient master thesis.

Subject of course

Experiments on neutron optics, neutron interferometry, perfect chrystal diffraction, small angle scattering, quantum physics, ultracold neutrous, atom optics.

Teaching methods

neutron interferometry and neutron polarimetry

Mode of examination


Additional information

International research



Examination modalities

Protocol after finished work


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed - 05.02.2025writtenno application-Abgabe Protokoll

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.10.2023 09:00 04.10.2024 16:00

Registration modalities

Atominstitut der Österr. Universitäten, Stadionallee 2, 1020 Wien


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Bergmann - Schaefer, Bd. 3, 9. Auflage, Kap. 11, de Gruyter 1993. Neutron Optics, v. F. Sears, Oxford Univ. Press, 1989. H. Rauch, S.A. Werner "Neutron Interferometry", Oxford Univ. Press, 2000

Previous knowledge

Quantum Physics