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 2022 – 2023: [ 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. KominisA72
Φ-103Topics in Modern Physics IK. TassisC33
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsA. ZezasA73
Φ-111General Mathematics IL. LymperakisA76
Φ-112General Mathematics II (Exercises)V. PavlidouA72
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics IG. C. PsaltakisA76
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. RakitzisA73
Φ-211Differential Equations IS. SotiriadisA76
Φ-230Astrophysics IV. CharmandarisB64
Φ-234Astronomical Data AnalysisI. LeonidakiC64
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-324Gravity and CosmologyE. KiritsisB64
Φ-333Atmospheric Environment Ι. VardavasB64
Φ-336Observational CosmologyI. PapadakisC64
Φ-352Introduction to Quantum ComputingI. KominisC64
Φ-361Introduction to Optoelectronics - PhotonicsA. KoulouklidisB63
Φ-403From the Quarks to the UniverseE. EconomouA76
Φ-405Thermodynamics and Statistical PhysicsK. MakrisA76
Φ-425Dynamics and SymmetriesN. TsamisB64
Φ-441Introduction to Condensed Matter PhysicsI. KaradamoglouB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsE. Stratakis, K. FotakisB77
Φ-466Techniques of Laser SpectroscopyV. BolpasiC65
Φ-509Classical ElectrodynamicsK. TassisB66
Φ-511Mathematical Methods for PhysicsG. AthanasiuB65
Φ-528Artificial Neural NetworksG. AthanasiuB54
Φ-565Foundations of modern opticsD. PapazoglouB54
Φ-604Quantum Field Theory ΙC. Rosen, E. KiritsisB54
Φ-631Astrophysics IIIV. PavlidouB56
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. NikolopoulosB54

Courses of Spring Semester 2022 – 2023: [ 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. KominisA76
Φ-108Physics Laboratory I - Mechanics & ThermodynamicsA.Zezas, I. LeonidakiA73
Φ-111General Mathematics I (Exercises)G. AthanasiuA72
Φ-112General Mathematics IIZ. RoupawA76
Φ-113Mathematics for Physics I (Exercises)G. C. PsaltakisA72
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 - ElectricityCh. Bacharidis, I. DrougakisA73
Φ-208Physics Laboratory III - OpticsP. Rakitzis, Ch. KatsidisA73
Φ-212Differential Equations IIE. KyritsisA76
Φ-292Programming with C - Teaching AssistantV. CharmandarisC36
Φ-293Physics Lab I - Teaching AssistantA. ZezasC36
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 II. Karadamoglou, V. BolpasiA73
Φ-311Mathematics for Physics IIP. Ditsas, N. TsamisB64
Φ-331Astrophysics IIA. ZezasB64
Φ-338Principles and Applications of Remote SensingN. ChrysoulakisC64
Φ-351Computational Physics IX. ZotosB65
Φ-374Elements of ElectronicsE. IliopoulosB76
Φ-4091Practical Training - Diploma SupplementV. PavlidouC170
Φ-4092Practical TrainingV. PavlidouC30
Φ-422Elementary Particles and Fundamental ForcesN. TsamisB64
Φ-442Condensed Matter PhysicsE. N. EconomouB64
Φ-461Laboratory of Laser and Modern PhysicsE. Stratakis, A. GeorgakilasB77
Φ-467Atomic, Molecular and Optical PhysicsP. RakitzisB64
Φ-478Elements of Material ScienceV. BinasC64
Φ-491Diploma ThesisFaculty of the Department of PhysicsC128
Φ-501Classical Mechanics IIG. C. PsaltakisB65
Φ-503Advanced Quantum MechanicsG. AthanasiuB66
Φ-505Statistical PhysicsK. MakrisB64
Φ-532Production and Transfer of RadiationI. VardavasB54
Φ-533Theory of GravityN. TsamisB55
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 PhysicsX. ZotosB54
Φ-696Modern research topicsP. Rakitzis, E. Iliopoulos, A. GeorgakilasB1610
Φ-963Special Topics of PhotonicsK. Makris, D. PsaltisB54
Φ-965Teaching Experimental Physics IA. Georgakilas, N. TsamisB33
Φ-966Teaching Experimental Physics IIA. GeorgakilasB33

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