Comprehensive exam

Regulations of the comprehensive examination

Subjects of the comprehensive examination (pdf)

The detailed syllabuses of the subjects can be accessed by following the links in the research area titles
 

 

PHYSICS

NUCLEAR TECHNIQUES

Condensed matter physics

Fusion plasma physics

1.

Electrons in solids

1.

Concepts of fusion power generation

2.

Semiconductors

2.

Magnetic confinement fusion technology

3.

Magnetism

3.

Theoretical fusion plasma physics

4.

Superconductivity

   

5.

Material characterization methods

Medical physics

   

4.

Teletherapy – photon and electron therapy

Optics

5.

HDR and LDR brachytherapy

6.

Models of light

6.

Medical imaging by ionizing radiation

7.

Optical and photonic devices

7.

Medical imaging by non-ionizing radiation

8.

Laser physics

   

9.

Optical metrology and spectroscopy

Nuclear metrology and radioanalytics

10.

Optical materials

8.

Radiation and particle sources

   

9.

Detection of electromagnetic radiation and particles

Statistical physics and thermodynamics

10.

Radioanalytical methods

11.

Quantum statistical mechanics

 

12.

Non-equilibrium systems and chaotic dynamics

Radiation protection

13.

Complex systems and game theory

11.

Radiation protection and its legislation

14.

Computational methods and simulations

12.

Pollution propagation and radioactive waste management

15.

Phase transitions

 

 

   

Nuclear reactor physics

Quantum theory

13.

Nuclear physics

16.

Many-body physics

14.

Reactor physics

17.

Quantum field theory and particle physics

15.

Thermal hydraulics

18.

Quantum physics of electron systems

16.

Monte Carlo particle transport methods

19.

Quantum optics and quantum information science

17.

Nuclear reactors and fuel cycle

20.

Mesoscopic and strongly correlated systems

18.

Operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors

 

 

19.

Nuclear reactor safety