Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After this course the student can:

- Identify basic concepts of quantum physics.

- Identify technological applications utilizing control at the level of individual quantum states. 

- Describe motion, forces, and wave motion within the classical model.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 06.09.2022 - 08.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Matti Raasakka, Ilkka Tittonen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Classical motion in 1 and 3 dimensions, fields and forces, wave motion. Basic quantum mechanics. Technological applications of quantum physics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exercises and midterm exams

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Workload: lectures 48h, exercise groups 24h, independent study 53h.

    Lectures and exercise sessions are voluntary, except for handing in the weekly exercises.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II
    2023-2024 Autumn I - II

    Enrollment :

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