Teaching Organization

Every PhD student is required to follow courses for a total of 12 CFUs in the first year and a total of 6 CFU in the second year. The courses can be chosen among those organized by LENS and those organized by the Department of Physics. For courses offered by other Departments or Master Courses please contact the school coordinator for approval.

Each year the PhD students shall submit their study plan with the courses chosen for the year. Each study plan shall undergo the approval of the Teaching Committee, after hearing the student’s Tutor.

At the end of each course, the students shall pass an examination; modalities of the examination will be agreed by the Teaching Committee and by the course teacher(s).

Course offered by LENS in 2019

Science communication (3 CFU)*
Gabriele Santambrogio (santambrogio@lens.unifi.it) -- March - May

Microscopy and Imaging (Basic Course) (3 CFU)
Riccardo Cicchi, Leonardo Sacconi, Marco Capitanio, Ludovico Silvestri (rcicchi@lens.unifi.it) -- January - February

Laser Spectroscopy Basic Course? (3 CFU)
Paolo Foggi (foggi@lens.unifi.it)

The value of smart polymers, from robotics to biology (3 CFU)
Camilla Parmeggiani e Daniele Martella (parmeggiani@lens.unifi.it) -- January

Microscopy and Imaging (Advanced Course) (3 CFU)
Riccardo Cicchi, Ludovico Silvestri, Francesco Vanzi, Alessia Burchianti, Francesca Intonti, Marco Capitanio (rcicchi@lens.unifi.it) -- March - April

Laser Spectroscopy Advanced Course? (3 CFU)
Paolo Foggi, Mariangela Di Donato (foggi@lens.unifi.it)

Spins and Photons for Quantum Technologies? (3 CFU)
Nicole Fabbri (fabbri@lens.unifi.it) -- February - March

*Course valid for “Soft and Complementary Skills”