Nonlinear physics

Introduction to the theory of quantum chaos

Summer semester 2016


Course number in the course overview: 114336

  • Lecturers, organization, dates & exams


    Dr. Martin Engel

    ITP, Wilhelm-Klemm-Straße 9, 48149 Münster
    Tel.: +49 151 16810091, email: engel(at)

    Dates & locations

    Notice (PDF)

    The lectures will be conducted in in five block sessions on weekends:

    Lecture 07.05.2016 (Saturday) at 10:15–16:15
    in lecture hall KP/TP 404
    08.05.2016 (Sunday)
    21.05.2016 (Saturday)
    22.05.2016 (Sunday)
    04.06.2016 (Saturday)

    Everybody is welcome to join. If you could not make it to the introductory session, please get in touch with me, such that I can brief you about the details.

    In the introductory session we decided to conduct the lectures in German, but we might switch to English, in case that becomes necessary.

  • Contents & literature

    Planned content

    • Nonlinear dynamics and chaos in dynamical systems
    • “Quantum chaos: Is there any?”
    • Quantum signatures of chaos
    • Quantum localization
    • Quantum-mechanical stochastic webs