• Classical and Car-Parrinello simulations of condensed phases
  • Defects in solids
  • New schemes for First-Principles MD
  • Simulations of polyelectrolytes

    Also available is the list of my main published papers and my current preprints


    L'insegnamento della Fisica a Trieste

  • Corso di Studi in Fisica
  • EUREKA: laboratorio per la didattica delle scienze
  • Scienza dei materiali: un percorso didattico
  • Il progetto per le scuole di Democritos

    Corso di Fisica 4 - Elettrodinamica (CdS in Matematica)


  • AA 2006-2007
  • AA 2005-2006
  • AA 2004-2005

    Dispense in formato LaTeX e PostScript

    Testi degli scritti passati in formato LaTeX e PostScript

    Date degli esami:

  • AA 2006-2007
  • AA 2005-2006

    Risultati degli scritti:

  • Prove in corso d'anno
  • Scritti finali

    Corso di Fisica dello Stato Solido

  • AA 2002/2003
  • AA 2001/2002
  • AA 2000/2001
  • AA 1999/2000

    Date degli appelli d'esame

  • Raccolta di esercizi in formato LaTeX e PostScript
  • English version: LaTeX and PostScript

    Tesi disponibili

  • laurea (nuovo ordinamento)
  • laurea tradizionale e specialistica
  • dottorato

    Physics Newsgroups

    International groups

    Most groups, and links to their FAQs and charters, are listed here. In addition there exist:
  • sci.physics.research.postdoc

    Italian language groups

  • it.scienza Science in general
  • it.scienza.fisica Physics (moderated)



  • Yahoo! Science:Physics
  • The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty
  • Conversioni ed equivalenze delle unità di misura
  • Physics and Mathematics formularies, and other things
  • An on-line textbook on Classical Electrodynamics
  • WebElements: the periodic table of the elements
  • Another Periodic Table
  • E una in Italiano
  • Physical Properties of fluids
  • Physics Problems to Challenge Understanding

    Condensed Matter Physics

  • Democritos, the National Simulation Center of INFM
  • Yahoo! Science > Physics > Condensed Matter
  • Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices
  • CECAM - Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire
  • SISSA International School for Advanced Studies - CM sector
  • CCP5 (UK Computational CM)
  • The SIMU network, computational physics and chemistry of condensed matter.
  • K vectors
  • A Brief Review of Elementary Quantum Chemistry
  • Water chemistry and properties

    Journals (mostly CM)

  • European Physical Journal
  • Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • Molecular Simulation
  • Molecular Physics
  • Physics Today
  • Physical Review A, B, E,and Letters
  • Chemical Physics Letters
  • The Journal of Chemical Physics
  • The American Journal of Physics
  • PACS numbers

  • New Journal of Physics, an on-line journal
  • PCCP (Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics), yet another on-line journal
  • Los Alamos e-print archive
  • The Impact Factor: why several people think it should not be used for evaluation of scientists, and what might replace it.

    Mathematics and Computing

  • Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, an exceedingly complete site
  • Dave's Math Tables
  • Integrals
  • Matemania - il portale della matematica
  • Free Fortran Compilers and Interpreters
  • Common Errors in College Math and a Glossary of Mathematical Mistakes
  • GAMESS Computational Chemistry Toolkit

    Popularization, history, public awareness, and all that

  • Eric Weisstein's Treasure Troves of Science
  • The Physics FAQs
  • physics lectures, links, news, forums
  • The Guide to Motion Mountain: guided hike to mechanics
  • Jim Loy's Science Page, brief illustrative articles on various topics.
  • Alternate View, science columns on Analog magazine
  • What are Virtual Particles?
  • Bad Science: common misconceptions that should be avoided.
  • Qualcosa da leggere prima di giocare al Lotto...
  • History of Mathematics
  • Odifreddi's pages (mostly in Italian)
  • The Open University
  • Laboratorio dell'immaginario Scientifico in Trieste
  • Epistemologia, an italian journal of philosophy of science (Italian and English)
  • Parol - Quaderni d'Arte e di Epistemologia
  • La Recherche (French)
  • The New Scientist
  • FILEMAZIO, la scienza sui giornali
  • Qualche post, mio e altrui, su Usenet


    Institutional sites

  • MIUR (Italian Ministry of Edcation, University and Scientific Research)
  • Conferenza dei Rettori
  • BUR - Bollettino Università & Ricerca
  • INFM - Italian National Institute for the Physics of Matter
  • SIF, the Italian Physical Society
  • EPS - European Physical Society
  • The Institute of Physics
  • Federation of American Scientists

    Unions and associations (Italian)

  • CGIL Università e Ricerca
  • Associazione Dottorandi e Dottori di Ricerca Italiani

    Job hunting

  • A few useful links. Good luck!
  • AlmaLaurea - the italian graduated database (know what you are heading for).


  • The Annals of Improbable Research
  • Science Jokes Collection, has an FTP site at Manchester.
  • Science jokes Webring.