141.234 Fundamental Physics with Coherent X-Rays and Neutrons
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, VO, 1.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to categorise different interferometers, to describe their installation, to define topological and geometrical phases as well as to explain the Kochen-Specker paradox.

<This lecture is planned to be given as "Block" in December. Send an e-mail to yuji.hasegawa[AT]tuwien.ac.at to take the lecture and get moer information. >

Subject of course

Introduction to x-ray/neutron perfect-crystal interferometer, Larmor interferometer (polarimeter), Topological phase, Aharanov-Bohm/Casher effect, Geometric phase, Bell's inequality, Kochen-Specker paradox

Teaching methods

Lecture with digital presentations to visualise physical laws and the installation of equipment. The lecture‘s script should help to repeat and deepen the matter.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Course is held blocked; email to yuji.hasegawa@tuwien.ac.at



Examination modalities

Examination modalities consist either of an oral examination, a presentation on one of the lecture‘s subjects or of providing written answers of specifically developed audit questions.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Lecture notes for this course are available.