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 2023 – 2024: [ Show / Hide]
Code Title Instructor Category ECTS Hours
Φ-011English for Physics IM. SisamakisA44
Φ-101General Physics IN. KylafisA76
Φ-102General Physics II (Exercises)I. PapadakisA82
Φ-103Topics in Modern Physics IK. TassisC33
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsA. ZezasA73
Φ-111General Mathematics IL. LymperakisA76
Φ-112General Mathematics II (Exercises)D. AntypasA72
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics IE. KiritsisA76
Φ-150Introduction to ComputersI. Tsampos, A. Psyllaki, I. PapadakisA45
Φ-201Introduction to Modern Physics IS. Trachanas, I. KaradamoglouA76
Φ-207Physics Laboratory II - ElectricityCh. BaharidisA73
Φ-208Physics Laboratory III - OpticsP. Rakitzis, Ch. KatsidisA73
Φ-211Differential Equations IS. SotiriadisA76
Φ-230Astrophysics IV. CharmandarisB64
Φ-251Introduction to the C++ Programming LanguageS. StamatiadisC64
Φ-252Introduction to data science and machine learningP. Bonfini, G. TsironisC64
Φ-273Introduction to Semiconductor DevicesA. GeorgakilasB64
Φ-277Electron MicroscopyV. BinasC64
Φ-291Introduction to Computing - Teaching AssistantI. TsamposC36
Φ-296Online Modern Physics I - Teaching AssistantS. TrachanasC33
Φ-302Electromagnetism II (Waves)G. TsironisB66
Φ-303Quantum Mechanics IV. NiarchosA76
Φ-307Advanced Physics Laboratory IE. Iliopoulos, Ch. KatsidisA73
Φ-324General Relativity and GravityA. PorfyriadisB64
Φ-333Atmospheric Environment Ι. VardavasB64
Φ-336Observational CosmologyI. PapadakisC64
Φ-361Introduction to Optoelectronics - PhotonicsV. ApostolopoulosB63
Φ-403From the Quarks to the UniverseE. EconomouA76
Φ-405Thermodynamics and Statistical PhysicsK. MakrisA76
Φ-425Symmetries and Group TheoryN. TsamisB64
Φ-441Introduction to Condensed Matter PhysicsI. KaradamoglouB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsE. Stratakis, K. FotakisB77
Φ-509Classical ElectrodynamicsV. PavlidouB66
Φ-511Mathematical Methods for PhysicsG. AthanasiuB65
Φ-528Artificial Neural NetworksG. AthanasiuB54
Φ-533General Relativity and GravityA. PorfyriadisB55
Φ-565Foundations of modern opticsD. PapazoglouB54
Φ-604Quantum Field Theory ΙM. Firrotta, E. KiritsisB54
Φ-631Astrophysics IIIK. TassisB56
Φ-665Quantum Electronics I - Theory and Technology of LaserD. CharalambidisB66
Φ-675Semiconductor Optoelectronic DevicesN. PelekanosB54
Φ-703Applied Quantum MechanicsN. FlytzanisB66
Φ-800Quantum Optics and Quantum InformationP. Lambropoulos, G. Nikolopoulos, G. MouloudakisB54
Φ-841Special Topics in Condensed Matter Physics IX. ZotosB54

Courses of Spring Semester 2023 – 2024: [ Show / Hide]
Code Title Instructor Category ECTS Hours
Φ-012English for Physics IIM. SisamakisA44
Φ-015Modern Physics through EnglishM. SisamakisC53
Φ-101General Physics I (Exercises)V. CharmandarisA72
Φ-102General Physics III. KominisA87
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsV. ApostolopoulosA73
Φ-111General Mathematics I (Exercises)G. AthanasiuA72
Φ-112General Mathematics IIA. PorfyriadisA76
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics I (Exercises)K. MakrisA72
Φ-151Introduction to Programming - CA. Psyllaki, G. Tsampos, V. CharmandarisA65
Φ-152Numerical AnalysisS. StamatiadisB66
Φ-202Introduction to Modern Physics III. PapadakisA76
Φ-204Classical MechanicsK. TassisA76
Φ-207Physics Laboratory II - Electricity Ch. BaharidisA73
Φ-208Physics Laboratory III - OpticsD. Antypas, Ch. Katsidis, P. Rakitzis,A73
Φ-212Differential Equations IIK. StratourasA76
Φ-253Introduction to data science and machine learning IIG. NeofotistosC66
Φ-254Introduction to Python for PhysicistsG. MaraveliasC66
Φ-271Introduction to Circuit TheoryE. IliopoulosB64
Φ-292Programming with C - Teaching AssistantV. CharmandarisC36
Φ-293Physics Lab I - Teaching AssistantV. ApostolopoulosC36
Φ-294Physics Lab II - Teaching AssistantCh. BaharidisC36
Φ-295Physics Lab III - Teaching AssistantP. RakitzisC36
Φ-301Electromagnetism IV. PavlidouA76
Φ-304Quantum Structure of MatterS. Trachanas, (Exercises: I. Karadamoglou)B66
Φ-305Quantum Mechanics IIV. NiarchosB64
Φ-307Advanced Physics Laboratory ICh. KatsidisA73
Φ-311Mathematics for Physics IIP. DitsasB64
Φ-331Astrophysics IIA. ZezasB64
Φ-338Principles and Applications of Remote SensingN. ChrysoulakisB64
Φ-351Computational Physics IL. LymperakisB65
Φ-374Elements of ElectronicsE. IliopoulosB76
Φ-4091Practical Training - Diploma SupplementV. PavlidouC170
Φ-4092Practical TrainingV. PavlidouC30
Φ-442Condensed Matter PhysicsG. TsironisB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsE. Stratakis, A. GeorgakilasB77
Φ-467Atomic, Molecular and Optical PhysicsP. RakitzisB64
Φ-478Elements of Material ScienceG. GagaoudakisC64
Φ-491Diploma ThesisFaculty of the Department of PhysicsC128
Φ-503Advanced Quantum MechanicsG. AthanasiuB66
Φ-505Statistical PhysicsS. SotiriadisB64
Φ-523Quantum Many-Particle SystemsG. C. PsaltakisB54
Φ-563High power narrow pulse LasersD. CharalambidisB54
Φ-572Physics of Semiconductor DevicesA. GeorgakilasB66
Φ-575Physics of 2D Semiconductor DevicesG. DeligeorgisB54
Φ-669Advanced Methods of Computational PhysicsL. LymperakisB54
Φ-696Modern research topicsE. IliopoulosB1610
Φ-842Special Topics in Condensed Matter Physics - Artificial Intelligence and Complex Dynamical SystemsG. TsironisB54
Φ-963Special Topics of PhotonicsK. Makris, D. PsaltisB54
Φ-965Teaching Experimental Physics IP. Rakitzis, V. NiarchosB33
Φ-966Teaching Experimental Physics IIP. Rakitzis, V. NiarchosB33

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