Nonlinear physics

Introduction to the theory of quantum chaos

Summer semester 2017


Course number in the course overview: 118298

  • Lecturers, organization, dates & exams


    Dr. M. Engel

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

    Dates & locations

    The lecture course “Introduction to the Theory of Quantum Chaos” will be conducted in five block sessions on weekends (“Blockveranstaltung”):

    • 20.05.2017 (Saturday) and 21.05.2017 (Sunday)
    • 10.06.2017 (Saturday) and 11.06.2017 (Sunday)
    • 09.07.2017 (Sunday)
    10am–4pm, Hörsaal 404, Institut für Theoretische Physik.

    Everybody is welcome to join. In case you cannot make it to the introductory session, please get in touch with me as soon as possible, such that I can brief you about the details.

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  • 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