Welcome to the web page of Claudio Attaccalite!

I am a theoretical physicist working in the field of condensed matter theory. My research interests are:

  • Excited states
  • Optical properties
  • Real-time and time-resolved spectroscopy
  • Non-linear optics
  • Quantum Monte Carlo

Recent posts

Install NWChem 6.5 on Linux Mint 17.1 64bit

Install NWChem 6.5 on Linux Mint 17.1 64bit


I have to make a simple calculation with NWChem, so I downloaded it and tried to install on my notebook, here my impressions. The first impression of NWChen is not so good, they use their own installation precedure, that often fails, I really do not understand why they don’t use the standard Autoconf . At… Read More

My CNRS project and presentation

My CNRS project and presentation


In 2009 I passed the CNRS competition for a research position in section 3, condensed matter theory. Since that year many friends of mine asked me a copy of my scientific research project and the slides of the presentation I gave for the CNRS competition. Now I decided to make them available online, in such… Read More

Rejected ANR projects