International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"

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Summer Courses 2016


Course 196 - Metrology: from physics fundamentals to quality of life

27 June - 6 July 2016

Course 197 - Foundations of quantum theory

8 - 13 July 2016

Course 198 - Quantum simulators

22 - 27 July 2016



Course 196 - Metrology: from physics fundamentals to quality of life

27 June - 6 July 2016

INRIM BIPM Fondazione Cariplo
FEI CalPower

Directors
Massimo Inguscio - Università di Firenze and CNR (Italy)
Martin Milton - BIPM, Sèvres (France)
Patrizia Tavella - INRIM, Torino (Italy)

Scientific Secretary
Natascia De Leo - INRIM, Torino (Italy)

Modules and Topics

Module I: Metrology for Quality of Life (26 June to 29 June 2016)
Metrology in chemistry, Food and safety, Biomarkers, Methods and materials for clinical measurements, Climate and air quality monitoring, Redefinition of the mole

Module II: Fundamentals of Metrology (30 June to 2 July 2016)
The new International system of units, Fundamental constants, Quantum metrology, Nanotechnology for metrology, Measurement uncertainty, International metrology organization

Module III: Physical Metrology and Fundamental Constants (3 July to 6 July 2016)
Electrical metrology, The future of the mass standard, Temperature standard and mise en pratique, Optical frequency standards, Metrology in space, Light metrology

Lecturers and Seminar Speakers

Roberto Battiston - ASI, Roma (Italy)
Walter Bich - INRIM, Torino (Italy)
Vincent Delatour - LNE, Paris (France)
Michael de Podesta - NPL, Teddington (UK)
Nigel Fox - NPL, Teddington (UK)
Bernd Güttler - PTB, Braunschweig (Germany)
Andy Henson - BIPM, Sèvres (France)
Massimo Inguscio - Università di Firenze and CNR (Italy)
Beat Jeckelmann - METAS, Bern-Wabern (Switzerland)
Martin Milton - BIPM, Sèvres (France)
Francois Nez - LKB-CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (France)
William Phillips - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA)
Terry J. Quinn - BIPM, Sèvres (France)
Maria Luisa Rastello - INRIM, Torino (Italy)
Patrizia Tavella - INRIM, Torino (Italy)
Thomas Udem - Max-Planck-Institut, Garching (Germany)
Robert I. Wielgosz - BIPM, Sèvres (France)
Diederik Wiersma, LENS, Firenze and INRIM, Torino (Italy)
Carl Williams - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA)
Stephen Wise - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA)

Program

Monday
27 June
Tuesday
28 June
Wednesday
29 June
Metrology for the quality of life
9.00-10.00 Milton Wise Delatour
10.00-11.00 Wielgosz Delatour Fox
Break
11.30-12.30 Guettler Guettler Round Table
Lunch
16.00-17.00 Fox Wielgosz
17.00-18.00 Poster session Wise
Thursday
30 June
Friday
1 July
Saturday
2 July
Fundamentals of Metrology
Bettini
9.00-10.00 Quinn Bich Udem
10.00-11.00 Milton Quinn Udem
Break
11.30-12.30 Henson Tavella Inguscio
Lunch
16.00-17.00 Williams Henson Poster session
17.00-18.00 Poster session Bich Williams
18.00-19.00 Phillips:
General Lecture
Monday
4 July
Tuesday
5 July
Wednesday
6 July
Physical Metrology and Fundamental Constants
9.00-10.00 Quinn Jeckelmann de Podesta
10.00-11.00 Battiston Jeckelmann de Podesta
Break
11.30-12.30 Phillips Nez Williams
Lunch
16.00-17.00 Phillips Brida
17.00-18.00 Wiersma Tavella
18.00-19.00 Poster session

Deadline for application: 30 April 2016

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Natascia De Leo
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, INRIM
Nanoscience and Materials Division
Strada delle Cacce 91
10135 Torino, Italy
Tel: +39 011 3919410-645
Fax: +39 011 346384
n.deleo@inrim.it

Participation fees and arrival and departure days:
Participants can apply for the whole Ten-Days Course (Module I, II and III) or for one of the two intersected Six-Days Course (Module I and II or Module II and III). Module II is mandatory for each of the Six-Days Course.
The registration fee (attendance, board, lodging and Proceedings) for the whole Ten-Days Course is € 1400,00 VAT included (Sunday 26 June to Wednesday 6 July: arrival and departure days). The registration fee for each Six-Days Courses is €900,00 VAT included (Sunday 26 June to Sunday 3 July or Wednesday 29 June to Wednesday 6 July: arrival and departure days).

Application form



Course 197 - Foundations of quantum theory

in collaboration with the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Foundation
8 - 13 July 2016

Directors
Ernst M. Rasel - Universität Hannover (Germany)
Wolfgang P. Schleich - Universität Ulm (Germany)

Scientific Secretary
Sabine Wölk - Universität Siegen (Germany)

Topics
History and interpretations of quantum theory
Principle of complementarity and wave-particle duality
Quantum theory from principles
Reality of the wave function
Concept of the photon
Measurement in quantum theory
Interface of quantum theory and general relativity
Quantum optical tests of quantum theory

Lecturers and Seminar Speakers
Robert Boyd - University of Ottawa (Canada) and University of Rochester (USA)
Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano - Università di Pavia (Italy)
Edward Fry - Texas A&M University, College Station (USA)
Christopher Fuchs - University of Massachusetts, Boston (USA)
Daniel M. Greenberger - City University of New York (USA)
Manfred Kleber - Technische Universität München (Germany)
Gerd Leuchs - Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Max-Planck-Institut, Erlangen (Germany)
Ralf Menzel - Universität Potsdam ( Germany)
Marlan O. Scully - Texas A&M University, College Station (USA)
Aephraim Steinberg - University of Toronto (Canada)
Nancy Thorndike Greenspan - Bethesda (USA)
Andrew White - The University of Queensland, Brisbane (Australia)

Program

Friday
8 July
Saturday
9 July
Sunday
10 July
Monday
11 July
Tuesday
12 July
Wednesday
13 July
9.00-10.00 Kleber
Scully Fuchs Rasel Boyd Steinberg
10.00-11.00 Schleich Leuchs Fry Scully D'Ariano Boyd
Break
11.30-12.30 Rasel Greenberger Wölk Fuchs Steinberg D'Ariano
Lunch
14.00-15.00 Wölk discussion in discussion in discussion in discussion in
15.00-16.00 Menzel small groups small groups small groups small groups
16.00-17.00 Break Boyd Greenberger White Leuchs
17.00-18.00 Fuchs Poster Poster Steinberg White
18.00-19.00 Leuchs Poster Poster Greenspan Greenspan
19.00-20.00 Jorda Poster Poster

Deadline for application: 5 May 2016

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Sabine Wölk
Department Physik
Universität Siegen
Emmy-Noether-Campus
Walter-Flex-Str. 3
D-57068 Siegen, Germany
Tel: +49 271 7403799
Fax: +49 271 7403807
woelk@physik.uni-siegen.de

Arrival Day: Thursday, 7 July 2016

Opening of the Course: Friday, 8 July 2016 - 9.00 a.m.

Closing of the Course: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 12.30 p.m.

Participation fee: € 300,00 (VAT included) for attendance, board, lodging and Proceedings

Application form



Course 198 - Quantum simulators

22 - 27 July 2016

Directors
Tommaso Calarco - Universität Ulm (Germany)
Rosario Fazio - Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa (Italy) and ICTP, Trieste (Italy)
Paolo Mataloni - Università "La Sapienza", Roma (Italy)

Scientific Secretary
Giulia Loguercio - Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)

Topics
Cold atoms in optical lattices
Trapped ions
Solid state implementations
Quantum many-body physics
Quantum photonics
Hybrid quantum systems
Transport phenomena

Lecturers
Immanuel Bloch - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München (Germany)
Andrew Daley - University of Strathclyde (UK)
Massimo Inguscio - Università di Firenze and CNR (Italy)
Fedor Jelezko - Universität Ulm (Germany)
John Martinis - UC Santa Barbara (USA)
Giovanna Morigi - Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (Germany)
Mauro Paternostro - CTAMOP, Queen's University Belfast (Northern Ireland, UK)
Fabio Sciarrino - Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)
Enrique Solano - University of the Basque Country, Bilbao (Spain)
Philip Walther - Universität Wien (Austria)

Program

Friday
22 July
Saturday
23 July
Sunday
24 July
Monday
25 July
Tuesday
26 July
Wednesday
27 July
8.45-9.00 Cifarelli
9.00-10.00 Bloch
Bloch Walther Walther Morigi Daley
10.00-11.00 Martinis Catani Catani Jelezko Daley Morigi
Break
11.30-12.30 Solano Solano Paternostro Paternostro Sciarrino Sciarrino
Lunch
14.30-15.30 Bloch Walther Jelezko Morigi
15.30-16.30 Martinis Martinis Jelezko Sciarrino Daley
16.30-17.30 Solano Paternostro


Deadline for application: NEW DEADLINE 11 May 2016

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Giulia Loguercio
Sapienza Università di Roma
Dipartimento di Fisica
Edificio Marconi
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
00185 Roma, Italy
Tel: +39 06 49914262
Fax: +39 06 4454913
giulia.loguercio@roma1.infn.it

Arrival Day: Thursday, 21 July 2016

Opening of the Course: Friday, 22 July 2016 - 9.00 a.m.

Closing of the Course: Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - 12.30 p.m.

Participation fee: € 900,00 (VAT included) for attendance, board, lodging and Proceedings

Application form



GENERAL INFORMATION

A) - In addition to the official lectures, several seminars on related subjects will be held by visiting scientists.
B) - The scientific organization and direction of the Course are entrusted to the Directors.
C) - The School is intended for PhD students and young post-docs. The number of students at each Course is limited to about 60. Students are requested to attend all lectures and seminars.
D) - Whoever may be interested in attending the Course and is not entitled - for his age or other reasons - to be considered a student, may follow the Course as observer. Registration fee charged to observers is € 500,00.
Observers should provide for their board and lodging; if required, the School may take care of their hotel reservation.
E) - Applicants will be informed of the decision on their admittance within 30 days from the beginning of each Course.
F) - Owing to the limited number of places available in the lecture hall, it will not be possible to allow any person not selected by the Committee of the School to follow the Courses.
G) - Students are requested to arrive at Varenna respectively on the indicated arrival days.
Accommodation for the students will be provided in shared rooms with 2 beds in hotels at Varenna. Meals will be organized by the School.
H) - Fees should be paid by students and observers following the instruction and within the date indicated in the letter of admittance.
I) - Scholarships may be granted to deserving students who need financial help. Such requests must be specified in the application and justified in the recommendation letter. Some of the Scholarships will be granted to SIF and/or EPS Members. Scholarships will be assigned by the President of the Italian Physical Society.
J) - Students should avoid being accompanied by relatives. In view of the holiday season local accommodation is very limited. Quite exceptionally the School could see to the accommodation of members of students' families in local hotels. Hotel expenditure for students' relatives will be payable separately and directly to the hotel management.

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