Course catalogue

Create your own master’s programme by choosing between the different specializations of our partner universities.

LASCALA Academic Programme

Semester 1 (30 ECTS)

Paris-Saclay University - Fundamentals and methods for LASCALA
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Compulsory courses (18 ECTS):

  • Sensors, measurements and signal processing (3 ECTS)
  • Mathematics and statistical methods (to the big data processing) (3 ECTS)
  • Experience in laboratories (large scale facilities at Paris-Saclay) (6 ECTS)
  • French language (3 ECTS)
  • European history of science and its role on building EU values (3 ECTS)

2 optional courses to be chosen (12 ECTS):

  • for students choosing Paris-Saclay University in semester 3
    • Plasmas physics and applications (6 ECTS)
    • Non-linear optics and Laser matter Interaction (6 ECTS)
    • Atoms and molecules : lasers applications (6 ECTS)
    • Particle physics and Nuclear physics (6 ECTS)
  • for students choosing University of Szeged in semester 3
    • Condensed matter (6 ECTS)
    • Statistical physics (6 ECTS)

Semester 2 (30 ECTS)

Option 1: La Sapienza - Particle physics, accelerators
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Compulsory courses (12 ECTS):

  • Physics laboratory in Frascati (12 ECTS)

3 optional courses to be chosen (18 ECTS):
  • Particle physics (6 ECTS)
  • Detectors and accelerators in particle physics (6 ECTS)
  • Methods in experimental particle physics (6 ECTS)
  • Plasma physics (6 ECTS)
  • Optics (6 ECTS)
  • Laser fundamental (6 ECTS)
  • Accelerator physics and relativistic electrodynamics (6 ECTS)

Option 2: Lund University - Atomic physics, intense lasers Neutron source and synchrotron
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Compulsory courses (22,5 ECTS):

  • Optoelectronics and optical communications (7,5 ECTS)
  • Modern subatomic physics (7,5 ECTS)
  • Advanced Optics and lasers (7,5 ECTS)

1 optional course to be chosen (7,5 ECTS):
  • Light matter interaction (7,5 ECTS)
  • Modern experimental particle physics (7,5 ECTS)
  • Applied subatomic physics (7,5 ECTS)
  • Modern X-Ray physics, diffraction and imaging (7,5 ECTS)
  • Accelerator and free electron lasers (7,5 ECTS)

Summer School (5 ECTS)

School on Science Management and Business - University of Genoa, Italy
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  • Economy Management
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Technology Valorisation
  • Risk Capital and Funding
  • Patent Law
  • New Methods for Information and Communication
  • Personal Professional Project

Semester 3 (30 ECTS)

Option 1: Paris-Saclay University - Tokamak, High power laser, and accelerator physics
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Compulsory courses (12 ECTS):

  • Transverse high technologies (high vacuum, cryogeny, supraconductivity) (3 ECTS)
  • Management of large scale installations (2 ECTS)
  • Numerical methods (3 ECTS)
  • Practical on large scale facilities at Paris-Saclay - 8 days (4 ECTS)

1 optional course + speciality + winter school (18 ECTS):

  • Tokamak physics (winter school in ITER Cadarache)
  • High power laser physics (winter school in LMJ/Bordeaux)
  • Accelerator physics (winter school in JUAS/CERN)

Option 2: University of Szeged - Femto- and attosecond physics
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  • Selectedtopicsinfemto-andattosecondpulse phenomena (4 ECTS)
  • Femtosecond physics with Python (3 ECTS)
  • Fundamentals of femtosecond and nonlinear optics (3 ECTS)
  • Scalar diffraction theory and its applications (5 ECTS)
  • Theory and detection of gravitational waves by laser interferometric instruments (5 ECTS)
  • Weekly practice work at the ELI facility (10 ECTS)

Semester 4 (25 ECTS)

Internship and master thesis

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