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Varenna Summer School 2016: Metrology: from physics fundamentals to quality of life

The Metrology Summer School is organized by the BIPM with the Italian Physical Society and will be held in Varenna, Italy.

Course outline

The School has a modular structure, with a 3-day Core Module on the "Fundamentals of Metrology" and a choice of two 3-day Optional Modules: "Metrology for the Quality of Life" and "Physical Metrology and the Fundamental Constants":

"Fundamentals of Metrology" (Core) 13 lectures 30 June to 2 July
    William Phillips - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA); Massimo Inguscio - INRIM, Turin (Italy); Martin Milton - BIPM, Sèvres (France); Carl Williams - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA); Terry Quinn - BIPM, Sèvres (France); Walter Bich - INRIM, Turin (Italy); Andy Henson - BIPM, Sèvres (France); Patrizia Tavella - INRIM, Turin (Italy); Thomas Udem - Max-Planck-Institut, Garching (Germany)
"Metrology for the Quality of Life" (Optional) 12 lectures 27 June to 29 June
    Martin Milton - BIPM, Sèvres (France); Nigel Fox - NPL, Teddington (UK); Bernd Güttler - PTB, Braunschweig (Germany); Robert I. Wielgosz - BIPM, Sèvres (France); Stephen Wise - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA); Vincent Delatour - LNE, Paris (France)
"Physical Metrology and the Fundamental Constants" (Optional) 13 lectures 4 July to 6 July
    William Phillips - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA); Carl Williams - NIST, Gaithersburg (USA); Beat Jeckelmann - METAS, Bern-Wabern (Switzerland); François Nez - LKB-CNRS Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (France); Maria Luisa Rastello - INRIM, Turin (Italy); Patrizia Tavella - INRIM, Turin (Italy); Michael de Podesta - NPL, Teddington (UK).

Applicants to the Summer School should choose one of the following:

  • Option 1: "Fundamentals of Metrology" with "Metrology for the Quality of Life"
      27th June to 2nd July
  • Option 2: "Fundamentals of Metrology" and "Physical Metrology and the Fundamental Constants"
      30th June to 6th July
  • Option 3: "Fundamentals of Metrology" with "Physical Metrology and the Fundamental Constants" and "Metrology for the Quality of Life"
      27th June to 6th July

For further information please see:

http://www.sif.it/attivita/scuola_fermi/mmxvi#196