Upcoming Events


Workshop COMSOL

22 Settembre 2014, , h. 10.00/h. 14.00
Aula B, Dipartimento di Fisica, via P. Giuria 1, Torino


Seminario gratuito dedicato alla simulazione multifisica e alla modellazione termofluidodinamica ed elettromagnetica.
I partecipanti potranno installare sul proprio laptop una licenza temporanea dell'ultima versione di COMSOL Multiphysics ed esercitarsi a usare il software con il supporto dello staff COMSOL.


Gli investigatori dell'arte e dell'archeologia

ottobre-novembre 2014
Aula Magna, Palazzo del Rettorato
Università degli Studi di Torino - Via Verdi, 8
MODERATORI: Alessandro Re, Silvia Allegretti, Debora Angelici e Jacopo Corsi


Cicli di incontri, realizzato dalla Fondazione Fondo Ricerca e Talenti, con esperti che raccontano come svelare i segreti della storia e degli artisti


Highlights

"Superconducting levitation"

A home-made video produced in the solid state physics Laboratory by M. Truccato and A. Pagliero.


In the framework of the Galileo program, the Università Italo-Francese approved a research project submitted by Jacopo Corsi and Alessandro Lo Giudice in collaboration with the Université d'Orleans and several Italian museums. The funded project entitled "Ancient silver coinages between the Po and Rhone rivers " deals with the characterization of ancient silver coins circulating during Iron age between the two sides of the Alps. Iron age coins from northern Italy have already been analysed by the Solid State Physics Group at the ISIS spallation source (UK), where the Communication and Media Department published an article about this research.



Introduction

Under the guidance of Prof. Claudio Manfredotti, the Solid State Physics group started its activity in the early 1980s in the field of amorphous (a-Si:H) and crystalline (e.g. Si, CdTe) semiconductor materials, mainly for the fabrication of solar cells and ionization radiation detectors.
In the course of these three decades, the group has gradually extended its field of interest to the study of micro/nano-structured materials and devices and to the development of new experimental techniques for the characterization and modification of advanced materials and/or art objects.
At the moment, the group is working on the following main research topics:


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