# Courses 2016/2017

### PhD courses

Each student must choose the courses among those listed below. The lessons schedule will be available after the preliminary meeting of each course.

**The programs preliminary list can be found on 2016-2017 program lessons.**

**GENERAL PHISICS AREA**

- Computational physics (6 CFU-30 hours, D.Galli) **Lectures**

- Quantum theory of matter (6 CFU-30 hours, N.Manini, G.Onida, A.Parola)** Lectures
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**ASTROPHYSICS AREA (BERTIN)**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics (6 CFU-30 hours, M.Bersanelli, C.Grillo, L.Guzzo, M.Romé, G.Lodato, D.Maino) **Lectures**

**NUCLEAR AND SUBNUCLEAR AREA (ANDREAZZA)**

- Nuclear structure and nuclear reactions (6 CFU-36 hours, S.Leoni, G.Colò, F.Scarlassara, A.Vitturi) **NOT ACTIVATED**

- Advanced topics in particle physics (6 CFU-30 hours, A.Andreazza, L.Carminati, C.Pagani, R.Turra, F.Vissani)

**MATTER PHYSICS AREA (CASTELLI)**

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**THEORETICAL PHYSICS AREA (FERRERA)**

- Introduction to conformal field theory and topological quantum field theory (6 CFU-30 hours, S.Caracciolo, S.Cacciatori)

**APPLIED PHYSICS AREA (VAILATI)**

- Atmospheric dynamics: lighting, tornadoes and the weather of our and other planets (3 cfu-15 hours, M.Maugeri, W.Gallus) **Lectures**

- Experimental methods for the investigation of systems at the nano scale (6 CFU-30 hours, A.Vailati, M.Potenza, P.Piseri, S.Cialdi, C.Lenardi, A.Lascialfari, M.Carpineti, M.Buscaglia, R.Cerbino, A.Podestà, G.Zanchetta)

- Computing hardware architectures for pattern recognition (3 CFU-15 hours, V.Liberali) **NOT ACTIVATED**