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How to create Quantum Espresso databases for an electron-phonon calculation with Yambo (1st part)

Here I show step-by-step how to use Quantum espresso to calculate phonons and electron-phonon matrix-elements on a regular q-grid, with the final aim to allow Yambo to read these databases and calculate the temperature dependent correction to the…

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The 24th ETSF Workshop on Electronic Excitations

We are delighted to announce that the 24th ETSF Workshop on Electronic Excitations: Light-Matter Interaction and Optical Spectroscopy from Infrared to X-Rays to be held in Jena, Germany, from 16-20 September 2019 is now open for registration! Deadline…

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19th Total Energy in Trieste

First time for me at this conference. The diversity of subjects, 3 researchers awarded of ICTP prizes and nice people make these 3 days memorable. On top of that I presented my poster and at lunch time I…

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OPTEL2D: Opto-electronic properties of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides with DFT and post-DFT simulations

Our Prace research project OPTEL2D “Opto-electronic properties of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides with DFT and post-DFT simulations” has been accepted, and we got 49.5 million core hours on Marconi – KNL.     Here the project description: “Two-dimensional…

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March Meeting 2018, Mediterranean Institute of Physics

Last week I had the pleasure to participate to the March Meeting of Mediterranean Institute of Physics. This is an institute who gathers several brilliant theoretical and experimental physicists, even pupils of Noble Prize laureates. I was invited…

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Scienza Orienta 2018. Exciting experience.

For the first time I took part at this event organized by the Faculty of Science of Tor Vergata University. Exciting experience, speaking about butterflies wings color, geckos and cohesion-decohesion forces, shape memory metals. Here the presentation.

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Inauguration Ceremony 2017/2018 academic year at Dep. of Physics “Tor Vergata”

Today I had the pleasure to inaugurate the academic year in the Aula Magna Gismondi of the Science Faculty. It was an honor for me, because I studied in this University and also got the PhD diploma. I…

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Roscoff Meeting

We are organizing the first meeting of the GDR-REST (from May 23rd to 27th).   Here the website for any details. The GDR-REST aims to bring together different communities of theoretical spectroscopy which are/were historically separated, but unified…

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An appropriate seminar, tomorrow at Alcasar.

Une conference qui pourrait vous interesser. Le sujet est exactement celui des TPs.

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Camera Obscura

Here you will find a nice article where the basic operating principle of a “camera obscura” is explained. Enjoy!

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