International School of Physics and Technology of Matter

2012-09-16 - 2012-09-22
Otranto, Italy

The National Research Council (CNR) of Italy is organizing the 1st Summer School of Physics and Technology of Matter which will be held in Italy, Otranto, a very beautiful town on the east coast of the Salento peninsula, from 16 to 22 September, 2012. Directors of the School are Prof. Paolo Mataloni and Prof. Rosario Fazio (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa).

Aim of the School is to offer high level courses, seminars and internal discussions to PhD students and post doc researchers on the following subjects: coherence and superfluidity phenomena, quantum optical interference, laser physics, magnetism and spintronics, superconductivity, Bose-Einstein Condensation.


Altshuler Boris Columbia University
Ciampini Donatella University of Pisa
Demler Eugene Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms
Fallani Leonardo LENS - University of Florence
Gefen Yuval Weizmann Institute of Science
Grilli Marco Sapienza University of Rome
Haroche Serge College de France
Jungwirth Tomas Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Pellegrini Vittorio CNR Institute of Nanosciences
Smerzi Augusto CNR National Institute of Optics - LENS
Stringari Sandro University of Trento
Vitali David University of Camerino
Weinfurter Harald University of Munich
Zurek Wojciech Los Alamos National Laboratory

Conference site

The School will be hosted at the Basiliani Resort Hotel in Otranto.
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Registration fees

Until June 15 - € 580
From June 16 until August 20,2012 - € 680


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