Title: "Magnetic characterisation techniques for nanoscopic and molecular material"
Lecturer: D. Gatteschi / R. Sessoli, 12 h, 3 ECTS
Title: "Synthesis and optical properties of metallo-polymer nanocomposite"
Lecturer: Prof. G. Ruggeri, 4 h, 1 ECTS
Title: "Functional Materials"
Lecturer: E. Dalcanale, 20h, 4 ECTS
This course has the following topics:
"Self-assembly as a nanofabrication tool"
Title: "Magnetic molecules"
Lecturer: D. Gatteschi/R. Sessoli within "Functional Materials" 20h, 4 ECTS
Title: "Spectroscopy methods on Metallic ions".
Lecturer: M. Romanelli, 20 h, 3 ECTS, Concentrated Course
1) Symmetry; elements and operations; point groups; classification of 'molecules' into point groups; matrix representation; reducible and irreducible representations; characters and character tables.
2) IR Spectroscopy; theory fundamentals; transitions and selection rules; analysis of the spectra of some minerals.
3) UV-Vis Spectroscopy; Crystal Field Theory; Tanabe-Sugano diagrams; transitions and selection rules; symmetry descent and correlation tables; analysis of the spectra of some minerals.
4) EPR Spectroscopy
a) theory fundamentals; isotropic and anisotropic interactions; examples of analysis of c.w. spectra of paramagnetic ions.
b) pulsed techniques; FID and spin-echoes. Echo-EPR; Electron Spin Echo Envelope Modulation (ESEEM). Interpretation of pulsed patterns: examples.
Title: "Magnetic techniques for characterising nanoscopic molecular materials" INSTM
Lecturer: D. Gatteschi / R. Sessoli, 8 h, 2 ECTS
Topics: A review on the classical and advanced method exploiting the magnetism applied to the characterization of nanoscopic molecula material is presented
Title: "Cryogenic Techniques"
Lecturer: G. Ventura, 50 h, 6 ECTS, Regular Course.
1) Vacuum techniques
3) Properties of solids at low temperature
4) Thermal contact and switches
5) 4He and 3He Cryostyats and pulse tubes
6) Very low-temperature frigerators
7) Temperature metrology
9) Low-Temperature Measurements
10) Applications of cryogenics
Title: "Physics and Devices for Optical Interconnections", INSTM
Lecturer: David A. B. Miller, 12h, 2 ECTS, Concentrated Course
Title: "Synchrotron Radiation facilities"
Lecturer: Prof. M.L. Foresti , et al. 8 h, 2 ECTS
1) use of synchrotron radiation for studying material
2) X-ray diffraction to characterise material and surfaces
3) Study of material and surfaces by using photoemission spectroscopy
4) Characterisation of molecule-surface systems by using soft X-ray absorption.
Title: Introduction to the patent procedures
Lecturer: Members of the Italian society of patents.- 8 h, 1 ECTS.
1) National and international basic regulation,
2) Why, what and when to patent
3) Types of patents
4) National and international procedures to patent
Title: "Experimental and theoretical course on: Spin Noise Fluctuations from Paramagnetic Molecular Adsorbates on Surfaces, INSTM.
Lecturer: Y. Manassen, 40 h, 6 ECTS.
Title: Structural analysis by using X-ray diffraction
Lecturer: D. Gatteschi, R. Sessoli, A. Guerri, L. Sorace, C. Sangregorio, M. Ferraroni. 24 h, 4 ECTS.
1) Symmetry and crystalline state,
2) Generation and diffraction principles of X-ray,
3) Powders diffraction,
4) Analysis of the results by using crystallographic data banks,
Title: "Software for interface and control laboratory instruments".
Lecturer: Specialists of the University of Florence - 14 h, 3 ECTS
Title: "Write to communicate science: a practical workshop for doctoral students".
Lecturer: Dott.ssa Sarah Clark - INSTM - 12 h, 2 ECTS
Title: "Application of the synchrotron radiation to the investigation of nanostructured material and films".
Lecturer: Specialists of the ELECTRA synchrotron - INSTM - 30 h, 4 ECTS
Title: "Nanoparticles, Nanowires and Nanostructures: an interdisciplinary playground from Chemistry to Physics and Biology", INSTM
Lecturer: Several different speakers, 8 h, 2 ECTS.
"Organic monolayer-passivated gold nanoparticles as multivalent systems: molecular recognition and catalysis",
"Current driven magnetic nanoscillators",
"Magnetic Nanoparticles for biological applications",
"All Silicon and SiC Quantum dots for biomedical applications",
"Supported Gold nanoparticles for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy",
"Graphene based quantum devices",
"Pd nanoparticles on carbons, oxides and polymers: structure and surface properties",
"Fabrication of Single Electron Transistors for current standards and more",
"Magnetic Properties of arrays of metal dots-antidots nanostructured by self assembling polystyrene nanosphere.
Extensive List of some of the Courses Available In The Different Nodes of EIMM
This section provides an extensive list of relevant lectures and courses (with ECTS), but now grouped according to the participating institutes. It is possible to find several very similar courses in different Nodes, as well as several other courses that could be interesting for less important aspects or for a small minority of people. Further details are also provided with respect to the selected courses.Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM)
Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia (CNR-INFM)
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique IDF (Rennes, Versailles, Paris, Bordeaux, Toulouse) (CNRS-IDF)
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Délégation Alsace (Strasbourg, Grenoble, Toulouse, Montpellier, Lyon and Nancy) (CNRS-Est)
University of Zaragoza (ZA)
University of Manchester (MAN)
Versiteit Leiden (LEIDENUNIV)
Polish Nodes (PL)
University Alexandru Ioan Cuza (UAIC)
Universidad de Valencia (UVEG)