Description
This Preparatory School is organized the week before the College for a limited number of selected participants. The Preparatory School will provide background tutorials and exercises designed to help the participants in following the College lectures.

FOR MORE INFO ON THE COLLEGE
PLEASE REFER TO THIS WEBPAGE


 
Additional Information from the Marie Curie Library:
OSA and SPIE granted free access to their full text online databases.
Access will be available between the 1st and the 24th of February from the ICTP intranet: LINK TO THE ONLINE DATABASES
(in case of connection problems please check SETUP REQUIREMENTS)
The Marie Curie Library is available for any further assistance in consulting these or other resources.

http://library.ictp.it/
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  • Monday, 6 February 2017
    • 08:30 - 17:30
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Registration 2h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - (Lower Level 1) )
        Only visitors lodging outside ICTP Guesthouses are kindly requested to register from 8:30 to 9:00 at the Adriatico Guest House – lower level. The remaining time will be needed to all participatnts financially supported by ICTP to complete administrative formalities at the Enrico Fermi Building at 8:30.  Please, be all on time to fulfill these formalities and to be present at the first session.
      • 10:30 Opening and Introduction 30'
      • 11:00 Introduction: The history of microscopy; what can we learn with a light microscope? 45'
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 11:45 Geometrical Optics I: refraction, reflection, lenses, and image formation 45'
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Fourier Theory I 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Energy levels in molecules I: basics 1h30'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides Video
  • Tuesday, 7 February 2017
    • 09:00 - 17:20
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Fourier Theory II 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Geometrical Optics II: paraxial theory, microscope imaging and Kohler illumination, objectives and eyepieces 1h30'
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Physical Optics I: Interference and diffraction 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez and Anna Consortini (University of Rochester, USA; University of Florence, Italy)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:30 Coffee break 20'
      • 15:50 Energy levels in molecules II: excitations and fluorescence 1h30'
        (fluorescent molecules, fluorescent dyes, or fluorochromes, green fluorescent proteins GFP)
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides Video
  • Wednesday, 8 February 2017
    • 09:00 - 17:00
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Physical Optics II: Fourier optics and resolution 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Principles of Microscopy I: PSF and resolution 1h30'
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Microscopy Laboratory 3h0' ( Multidisciplinary Laboratory )
        (Group 1)
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:00 Diffraction Laboratory 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1) )
        (Group 2)
        Speaker: Anna Consortini; Imrana Ashraf; Miltcho Danailov (University of Florence, Italy; Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:00 Mathematica Workshop 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Denardo Lecture Hall )
        (Group 3)
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
  • Thursday, 9 February 2017
    • 09:00 - 17:00
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Principles of Microscopy II: super-resolution 1h30'
        An overview about super resolution microscopy methods
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Ray and wave theory of image formation: aberrations 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Diffraction Laboratory 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1) )
        (Group 1)
        Speaker: Anna Consortini; Imrana Ashraf; Miltcho Danailov (University of Florence, Italy; Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy)
      • 14:00 Mathematica Workshop 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Denardo Lecture Hall )
        (Group 2)
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:00 Microscopy Laboratory 3h0' ( Multidisciplinary Laboratory )
        (Group 3)
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
  • Friday, 10 February 2017
    • 09:00 - 17:30
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Mathematica Workshop 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Denardo Lecture Hall )
        (Group 1)
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 09:00 Microscopy Laboratory 3h0' ( Multidisciplinary Laboratory )
        (Group 2)
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera (Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Merida, Venezuela)
      • 09:00 Diffraction Laboratory 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1) )
        (Group 3)
        Speaker: Anna Consortini; Imrana Ashraf; Miltcho Danailov (University of Florence, Italy; Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; University of Florence, Italy; Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy)
      • 12:00 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 13:30 Coherence Theory 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 15:30 Cell Structure and division 1h30'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 17:00 Closing 30'