Courses Catalogue

In this web page we present the courses offered by the Department of Physics during the current academic year. We provide the code, title, and category of each course (A=Compulsory, B or C = Elective), as well as the name of the instructor, and the corresponding number of ECTS and hours per week (lectures, excersises, or labs) for each course.
If you click on the code of the course, you will obtain its syllabus, which you may print. The list of all courses offered by the Department of Physics is available here

Courses of Fall Semester 2016 – 2017: [ Show / Hide]
Code Title Instructor Category ECTS Hours
Φ-011English IA. VardavaA43
Φ-013English IIIA. VardavaC43
Φ-015Modern Physics with English IA. VardavaC53
Φ-101General Physics IN. KylafisA76
Φ-102General Physics II (Exercises)I. PapadakisA72
Φ-103Topics in Modern Physics IA. ZezasC33
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsA. Zezas, E. PalaiologouA73
Φ-111General Mathematics IT. Papakostas,V. PavlidouA76
Φ-112General Mathematics II (Exercises)G. AthanasiuA72
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics IG. C. Psaltakis, N. ChristakisA76
Φ-150Introduction to ComputersT. ZourosA45
Φ-201Introduction to Modern Physics IS. TraxanasA76
Φ-207Physics Laboratory II - ElectricityZ. HatzopoulosA73
Φ-208Physics Laboratory III - OpticsΤ. TzourosA73
Φ-211Differential Equations IG. AthanasiuA76
Φ-230Astrophysics IV. Charmandaris, I. PapadakisB64
Φ-232Observational AstrophysicsA. ZezasC64
Φ-273Introduction to Semiconductor DevicesA. GeorgakilasB63
Φ-277Electron MicroscopyG. Kiriakidis, V. BinasC64
Φ-291Introduction to Computing - Teaching AssistantTh. TzourosC36
Φ-293Physics Lab I - Teaching AssistantA. ZezasC36
Φ-294Physics Lab II - Teaching AssistantZ. HatzopoulosC36
Φ-295Physics Lab III - Teaching AssistantTh. TzourosC36
Φ-296Online Modern Physics I - Teaching AssistantS. TrachanasC33
Φ-302Electromagnetism II (Waves)I. KominisB66
Φ-303Quantum Mechanics IP. RakitzisA76
Φ-307Advanced Physics Laboratory IG. Kiriakidis, E. IliopoulousA73
Φ-333Atmospheric Environment Ι. VardavasB64
Φ-336Observational CosmologyI. PapadakisC63
Φ-403From the Quarks to the UniverseE. EconomouA76
Φ-405Thermodynamics and Statistical PhysicsK. MakrisA76
Φ-422Elementary Particles and Fundamental ForcesTh. TomarasB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsC. Fotakis, E. Stratakis, FarsariB77
Φ-466Techniques of Laser SpectroscopyC. FotakisC65
Φ-509Classical ElectrodynamicsK. TassisB66
Φ-511Mathematical Methods for PhysicsN. TsamisB65
Φ-528Artificial Neural NetworksG. AthanasiuB54
Φ-534High Energy AstrophysicsV. PavlidouB54
Φ-604Quantum Field TheoryΤ. TomarasB54
Φ-665Quantum Electronics ID. CharalambidisB64
Φ-677Electronic Thin Film ScienceA. GeorgakilasB54
Φ-703Applied Quantum MechanicsN. FlytzanisB66
Φ-800Quantum Optics and Quantum InformationP. Lambropoulos, G. NikolopoulosB54
Φ-841Special Topics in Condensed Matter PhysicsN. PapanicolaouB54

Courses of Spring Semester 2016 – 2017: [ Show / Hide]
Code Title Instructor Category ECTS Hours
Φ-012English IIA. VardavaA43
Φ-014English IVA. VardavaC43
Φ-016Modern Physics with English IIA. VardavaC53
Φ-101General Physics I (Exercises)N. KylafisA72
Φ-102General Physics III. PapadakisA76
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsA.Zezas, I.Kominis, M. PalaiologouA73
Φ-111General Mathematics I (Exercises)T. PapakostasA72
Φ-112General Mathematics IIG.AthanasiuA76
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics I (Exercises)N. ChristakisA72
Φ-151Introduction to Programming - FortranV.Charmandaris, G.Tsampos, A.PsyllakiA65
Φ-152Numerical AnalysisS. StamatiadisB66
Φ-202Introduction to Modern Physics IIT. TomarasA76
Φ-204Classical MechanicsK. TassisA76
Φ-207Physics Laboratory II - ElectricityZ. HatzopoulosA73
Φ-208Physics Laboratory III - OpticsT.Zouros, P. RakitzisA73
Φ-212Differential Equations IIE. KiristsisA76
Φ-251Introduction to the C++ Programming LanguageS. StamatiadisC64
Φ-271Introduction to Circuit TheoryE. IliopoulosB64
Φ-292Programming with Fortran - Teaching AssistantTh. TzourosC36
Φ-301Electromagnetism IV. PavlidouA76
Φ-304Quantum Mechanics IIS.Trachanas, P.RakitzisB66
Φ-307Advanced Physics Laboratory IG. Kiriakidis, D. CharalampidisA73
Φ-311Mathematics for Physics IIP. Ditsas, N. TsamisB64
Φ-338Principles and Applications of Remote SensingN. ChrysoulakisC64
Φ-393Teaching of Natural SciencesE. PapamastorakisA63
Φ-406Introduction to Mechanics of Continuous MediaN. FlytzanisB64
Φ-407Physics of the Interior of the EarthPh. VallianatosC63
Φ-428Introduction to Artificial Neural NetworksG. AthanasiuC64
Φ-441Introduction to Condensed Matter PhysicsE. EconomouB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsC. Fotakis, E. StratakisB77
Φ-467Atomic, Molecular, and Optical PhysicsP. RakitzisB64
Φ-473Semiconductor Physics LaboratoryZ. HatzopoulosC75
Φ-478Elements of Material ScienceG. KiriakidisC64
Φ-491Diploma ThesisFaculty of the Department of PhysicsC128
Φ-501Classical Mechanics IIG. C. PsaltakisB65
Φ-503Advanced Quantum MechanicsP. LambropoulosB66
Φ-505Statistical PhysicsN. TsamisB64
Φ-523Quantum Many-Particle SystemsG.C. PsaltakisB54
Φ-532Production and Transfer of RadiationI. VardavasB54
Φ-533Theory of GravityN. TsamisB55
Φ-563High power narrow pulse LasersD. CharalambidisB53
Φ-567Advanced Atomic and Molecular PhysicsWolf von KlitzingB54
Φ-572Physics of Semiconductor DevicesA. GeorgakilasB64
Φ-631Astrophysics IIIΝ. KylafisB54
Φ-675Semiconducting Optoelectronic DevicesN. PelekanosB53
Φ-841Special Topics in Condensed Matter PhysicsN. PapanicolaouB54

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