D-Photon 2018

posted Jul 6, 2018, 3:17 AM by Stefano Varas   [ updated Jul 6, 2018, 3:17 AM ]

1st International Conference on Dielectric Photonic Devices and Systems Beyond Visible
held in Bari - Italy
1-2 October, 2018

D-Photon 2018 is the first edition of an International Conference covering a wide range of research topics concerning the design and fabrication techniques of optical and photonics devices and systems made of dielectric materials. In particular, the spectral range beyond visible is considered for its promising application in many fields.

More detailed information can be found on the webpage:

SMS 2018

posted Jun 14, 2018, 6:47 AM by Stefano Varas   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 6:50 AM ]

7th International Summer School on Smart Materials & Structures

This year the ​​International Summer School on Smart Materials & Structures is held in Trento, Italy, in the period July 25-28, 2018. The scope of the school is to provide an overview of smart technologies from a cross-disciplinary perspective with special focus on optical sensors, wireless sensor networks, smart materials, nano- and micro-technologies, NDT evaluation and decision making.

The school lecturers include:
Branko Glisic, Princeton University, USA;
Dionisio Bernal, Northeastern University, USA;
Wieslaw Ostachowicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland;
Marcus Perry, University of Strathclyde, UK;
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

You can find more information on the school program at:

Who should attend
The school addresses graduate students and postdocs pursuing research in the field of smart materials and structures.

The registration fee is €400.00. Register by July 1, 2018, at

The school offers 5 scholarships covering the registration fee ​​to support the participation of international students. Scholarship application deadline is June 17, 2018. To apply, please visit the school website at

For any further help needed, please contact me or visit the school website at

Giorno Internazionale della Fotonica 26-27 maggio

posted May 15, 2018, 12:44 AM by Stefano Varas   [ updated May 17, 2018, 8:49 AM ]

CNR-IFN Trento celebrerà il giorno internazionale della luce partecipando all'evento "Siamo Europa" i giorni 26 e 27 maggio, dove verranno illustrati alla comunità i progetti di outreach “PHABLABS 4.0” e "Esploratori della Fotonica" che mirano a sensibilizzare, diffondere e creare curiosità nel mondo della Fotonica.

9 maggio 2018 - Attività di Outreach “PhabLab4.0”

posted May 10, 2018, 2:42 AM by Stefano Varas   [ updated May 14, 2018, 12:42 AM ]

Si è svolta ieri, presso il MuSe, la prima edizione del “Photonic Challenge” nell’ambito del progetto Europeo PhabLab4.0 che vede coinvolto l’Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie sez. Trento.

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