Description An ICTP PREPARATORY SCHOOL will be organized the week before the College (from 2 to 6 February 2015) 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. If you wish to apply for the School you need to apply for and participate also in the College (9-20 February 2015).

To apply go through the Online Application Form indicated below.
Go to day
  • Monday, 2 February 2015
    • 08:30 - 18:00
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Registration 1h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1) )
        All participants are requested to register.  Please allow sufficient time to complete 
        administrative formalities. The shuttle will leave from the AGH at regular intervals during 
        registration to take visitors who have been offered financial support to the Operations Office (EF Building).
      • 10:00 Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetic waves in free space 1h0'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Review of Fourier theory and signals 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:00 Lunch break 1h0'
      • 14:00 Interference theory 1h30'
        Speaker: Anna Consortini (University of Florence, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Electromagnetic Waves in Matter 2h0'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides
  • Tuesday, 3 February 2015
    • 09:00 - 17:30
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Interference 1h30'
        Speaker: Anna Consortini (University of Florence, Italy)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Review of Fourier theory and signals 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Semi- classical theory of Atom-Field Interaction 1h30'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Interferometry lab 1h30'
        Speaker: Anna Consortini, Miltcho Danailov (University of Florence, Italy; Elettra - Sincrotrone, Italy)
  • Wednesday, 4 February 2015
    • 09:00 - 17:30
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Waves of matter and light 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Quantum theory of Atom -Field interaction 1h30'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Polarization I 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Interferometry lab 1h30'
        Speaker: Anna Consortini, Miltcho Danailov (University of Florence, Italy; Elettra - Sincrotrone, Italy)
  • Thursday, 5 February 2015
    • 09:00 - 18:00
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Quantum Theory 2h0'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Polarization II 1h0'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Basics of geometrical optics and optical design 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (Rochester University, USA)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Lasers and its applications and Rate equations approach to Laser Theory 2h0'
        Speaker: Imrana Ashraf (Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: Slides
  • Friday, 6 February 2015
    • 09:00 - 17:30
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Basics of geometrical optics and optical design 1h30'
        Speaker: Humberto Cabrera Morales (Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:00 Theory of interference coatings 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
      • 14:00 Mathematica simulation workshop I 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)
      • 15:30 Coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Mathematica simulation workshop II 1h30'
        Speaker: Miguel Alonso Gonzalez (University of Rochester, USA)