International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"

INFN Centro Fermi Camera di Commercio Lecco EPL

Summer Courses 2014

Course 190 - Frontiers in Modern Optics

30 June - 5 July 2014

Amplitude tTechnologies BLM Group Quanta System EPS

John Dudley - Université del Franche-Comté, Besançon (France)
Daniele Faccio - Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (UK)

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Matteo Clerici
INRS-EMT Université du Québec
1650 Blvd. Lionel Boulet, Varennes
Quebec J3X 1S2 (Canada)
Tel: +1 514 228 6837
Fax: +1 450 929 8102 /
email for the Course:


30 June
1 July
2 July
3 July
4 July
5 July
9.00-11.00 Richardson Genty Leonhardt Udem Boyd Steinmeyer
11.00-11.30 Break
11.30-12.30 Richardson Genty Leonhardt Udem Boyd Steinmeyer
12.30-15.00 Lunch
15.00-17.00 Lipson Christodoulides Couairon Padgett Zeilinger Free
17.00-17.30 Break
17.30-18.30 Gaeta Christodoulides Couairon Padgett Posters Free

Deadline for application: 15 April 2014

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

Application form

Course 191 - Quantum Matter at Ultralow Temperatures

7 - 15 July 2014

Massimo Inguscio - LENS, Università di Firenze, INRIM, Torino (Italy)
Wolfgang Ketterle - MIT, Cambridge, MA (USA)
Sandro Stringari - Università di Trento, INO-CNR, BEC Center, Trento (Italy)

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Giacomo Roati
Università di Firenze
Via N. Carrara 1
50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI (Italy)
Tel: +39 055 4572458 lab. +39 055 4572474 office


7 July
8 July
9 July
10 July
8.30-9.00 Introduction
9.00-10.15 Dalibard Dalibard Dalibard Ketterle
10.15-10.45 Break
10.45-12.00 Zwerger Bloch Bloch Santos
12.00-14.00 Lunch
15.00-16.15 Bloch Jun Ye Zwerger Pfau
16.15-17.15 Esslinger Invited Salomon Invited Zwierlein Invited Lewenstein Invited
17.15-17.45 Break
17.45-19.00 Jun Ye Zwerger Jun Ye Stamper-Kurn
11 July
12 July
14 July
15 July
9.00-10.15 Giamarchi Giamarchi Demler Recati Invited
10.15-10.45 Break
10.45-12.00 Demler Demler Santos Baranov Invited
12.00-14.00 Lunch
15.00-16.15 Pfau Pfau Giamarchi Departure
16.16-17.15 Aspect Invited 1
Aspect Invited 2
Modugno Invited Schmiedmayer Invited
17.15-17.45 Break
17.45-19.00 Stamper-Kurn Santos Stamper-Kurn

Deadline for application: 20 April 2014

Participation fee: € 1300,00 (for attendance, board, lodging and Proceedings)

Application form

Workshop 192 - Grid and Cloud Computing - Concepts and Practical Applications

25 – 30 July 2014


Federico Carminati - CERN, Geneva (Switzerland)
Latchezar Betev - CERN, Geneva (Switzerland)

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
Alina Grigoras
PH Department
1211 Geneva 23
Tel: +41 22 767 1470
Fax: +41 22 766 8377

25 July
26 July
27 July
28 July
29 July
30 July
Duellmann Livny Breton Newman Shiers
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.30 Bird Duellmann Livny Breton Newman Shiers
12.30-16.00 Lunch Departure
16.00-17.00 Maffioletti Legrand Round table Salomoni Barczyk  
17.00-17.30 Break
17.30-19.00 Maffioletti Legrand Round table Salomoni Barczyk  

NEW Deadline for application: 31 May 2014

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

Application form


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 accommodation.
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 Sunday, 29 June (1st Course), Sunday, 6 July (2nd Course), Thursday, 24 July (3rd Course).
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.