Optional modules

Optional Modules

1. Device Technology and Circuit Design

This module deals with the theoretical fundamentals, design and design automation techniques for integrated digital and analog circuits and systems at the micro and nanoscale, as well as the foundations of the technologies for fabrication of systems and devices, ranging from the silicon implementation of integrated circuits to micromachines. The major contributions to this module come from the groups of Profs Hofmann, Schlaak and Schwalke

  • Printed Electronics
  • Technology of Micro- and Precision Engineering
  • Technology of Microsystems Technology
  • Electromechanical Systems I
  • Advanced Topics in Micro- and Nano-Electronics
  • ULSI Technology
  • Design for Testability
  • Circuit Building Blocks for Communication Systems

2. Electronic System Design Catalog

This module deals with the specification and validation/verification of the architecture, components, modules, interfaces, and data for a system aiming to satisfy pre-defined requirements. Systems considered here are composed of hardware and software components, bridging the gap of computer engineering and electronics. The major contributions to this module come from the groups of Profs. Hochberger, Hofmann and Schürr.

  • Computer Systems II
  • Low-Level Synthese
  • High-Level Synthese
  • Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits
  • HDL: Verilog and VHDL
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Microprocessor Systems

3. Communications Technology Catalog

This module deals with the technologies that are required for the acquisition, processing, storage and transfer of information. The major contributions to this module come from the groups of Profs. Pesavento, Jakoby, Küppers, Weiland and Zoubir.

  • Computer Vision in Engineering
  • MIMO-Communication and Space-Time Coding
  • Antennas and Adaptive Beamforming
  • Microwave Sensors
  • Optical Communications II
  • Microwave Engineering II
  • Computational Electromagnetics and Applications
  • Adaptive filters
  • Advanced Topics in Statistical Signal processing
  • Signal Detection and Parameter Estimation
  • Speech and Audio Signal processing
  • Advances in Digital Signal Processing: Imaging and Image Processing

4. Communication Systems Catalog

This module deals with the properties of communication system, which are a collection of transceivers capable of interconnection and interoperation to form an integrated whole. The components of a communications system serve a common purpose, are technically compatible, use common procedures, respond to controls, and operate in unison. The major contributions to this module come from the groups of Profs. Pesavento, Jakoby, Klein and Küppers.

  • Information Theory I
  • Information Theory II
  • MIMO-Communication and Space-Time Coding
  • Terrestrial and satellite-based radio systems
  • Radar Techniques
  • Mobile Communication
  • Simulation and Modeling Techniques and Tools for Mobile Communication Systems
  • Optical Communications II
  • Acoustics I
  • Microwave and Lightwave Electronics, International Summer School

5. Communication Science and Media Technology Catalog

This module deals with selected topics of Computer Science and Media Technology, covering issues such as multimedia representation of information, distributed systems and telecooperation. The major contributions to this module come from the groups of Profs. Mühlhäuser and Steinmetz.

  • Communication Networks IV
  • Algorithms for Mobile Networks
  • Peer-to-Peer Systems and Applications
  • Multimedia Communications Project II
  • Content Networking
  • Mobile Sensing
  • QoS-Dienstgüte in Telekommunikationsnetzen
  • TK 2: Web Engineering, Web Cooperation and e-Learning
  • TK3: Mobile/Ubiquitous Computing
  • Ubiquitous computing in business processes
  • Serious Games
  • Network Security
  • Programmierung eines graphischen Systems

6. IT in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics Catalog

This module includes selected topics on the application of IT in engineering and natural sciences. You can choose from all courses from Engineering and Natural Sciences, but not from the Optionals 1. to 5.

  • Prozessketten in der Automobilindustrie I
  • Renewable Energies I
  • Renewable Energies II
  • Adaptive Filter
  • Computer Vision
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming a graphical System