Study plan for the academic year 2021/2022

List of courses / activities for the first year

From ergodicity breaking to algorithmic phase transitions 6
Advanced Data Analysis Techniques 3
Large-N QCD 6
Statistical Field Theory 6
Quantum Machine Learning in the Phase Space 3
Advanced Machine Learning in Physics 6
Advanced Topics in Magnetism 3
Interaction electromagnetic radiation-matter, photoelectron and photo-absorption spectroscopies 6
Uncertainty and probability 6
Plasma Phyisics 3
Primordial Cosmology (Giovanni Montani) 3
Relativistic Hydrodynamics: compact object & and cosmological perturbation 3
Advanced Topics in Superconductivity 3
Stochastic Thermodynamics 3
Advanced Quantum Information 3
Flavour Physics in the Standard Model and Beyond 3
Electronic Systems applied to Physics Experiments 3
Metodi sperimentali per la determinazione di struttura e proprietà elettroniche di sistemi aggregati di bassa dimensionalità/Experimental methods to investigate structural and electronic properties of low-dimensionality materials 6
Tecnologie di micro e nano sistemi/Micro- and Nano-fabrication Techniques 3
Formazione in Microscopia/Training in Microscopy 6
Materiali Avanzati e tecniche di caratterizzazione/Advanced materials and characterization techniques 6
Teoria del Funzionale Densità/Density Functional Theory 3
Materia soffice attiva: un approccio basato sulla fisica del continuo/Active Soft Matter: a Continuum Physics Perspective 3
Scattering di neutroni per lo studio della materia condensata/ Neutron Scattering as a tool to investigate condensed matter 3
Topics in Effective Field Theory 3
Advanced Quantum Information 3
Statistical Field Theory 6
Stochastic thermodynamics 3
Dynamical Field Theory Approach to Random Neural Networks 3
Advanced Topics in Magnetism and Superconductivity 3
Sistemi Elettronici applicati agli Esperimenti di Fisica, 3
High Energy Neutrino Astrophysics 3
Large-N QCD 6
Advanced topics in current and future researches in experimental particle physics 3
Fisica ai Colliders /Collider Physics 3
Non-perturbative studies of QFT in Minkowski space 3
Probabilità e incertezze di misura 6
Deep Learning Methods in Physics 6
Data analysis advanced techniques: theory and applications 6

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The student can attend "Schools of Physics" (summer, winter, spring or autumn) for a maximum of 3 credits. The school must have a minimum duration of 5 days. Upon returning from the mission, students will present a certificate of participation to the doctoral office to validate the 3 credits.

Method of choosing the subject of the thesis

The subject of the thesis is chosen by the PhD student on the basis of personal training and the scientific path followed.
If it is not possible to identify specific skills locally that fully correspond to the choice made, it is possible to activate a co-supervision that involves the involvement of teachers at an international level.

Admission to the second year

PhD students will have to
- submit a study plan, approved by the thesis director and by the referent of the college assigned to each doctoral student, for a total of 12 credits (approximately 120 hours). The courses must be chosen from courses dedicated to the Doctorate, possibly also at the Universities of Tor Vergata and Roma Tre and must be passed by 31 July with an average of 26/30
- submit the thesis project by October.
The College will decide on admission to the second year based on the exams carried out and the thesis project presented

List of courses / activities for the second year

seminari su disseminazione della scienza e preparazione per il seminario da svolgere entro il 2° anno 1
partecipazione a seminari generali del Dipartimento 1

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The second year is dedicated to carrying out the research work. The PhD student will participate in workshops, schools and conferences to complement their training. The training will be completed by participation in the general physics seminars.

Method of preparation of the thesis

The preparation of the thesis begins, with modalities characteristic of the chosen topic.

Admission to the third year

Within the month of October of the 2nd year, the doctoral student will deliver the update of the thesis project to the College and hold a seminar on the subject (in the presence of the College and all doctoral students).
The thesis supervisor will send his report on the progress of the project to the College.
The College will decide on admission to the 3rd year based on the seminar, the updated project and the progress of the thesis.

List of courses / activities for the third year

partecipazione a seminari generali del Dipartimento 1

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The third year is dedicated to completing the research work and writing the thesis. The PhD student will participate in workshops, schools and conferences to complement their training. The training will be completed by participation in the general physics seminars.

Method of admission to the final examination

The third year is dedicated exclusively to the thesis. Within the month of October, the doctoral students will send the thesis to the external evaluators decided by the Academic Board. The evaluators' opinions are attached to the thesis together with the report of the Teaching Body.
The College, based on the opinions of the Thesis Director and the external evaluators, will decide whether admission to the final exam is approved in the first session, by the month of February, or in the second session, by the month of September.

Final examination

The Rector forms the commissions, which are composed of three members, proposed by the College and approved by the Department, chosen from among those who have specific skills in the envisaged disciplinary sectors.
One month before the exam, the doctoral student will deliver the thesis to the Examination Commission, appointed by the Rector.
The College will send the report on the activity carried out by the candidates during the course to the final exam commission, as well as the reports of the external evaluators. Final exams must be completed by February 28th or, for doctoral students with career suspension or who have been postponed by external evaluators following a negative judgment, by September 30th.
The PhD student will discuss the thesis with the Final Examination Commission publicly, in the presence of the Thesis Director, the College and all PhD students.

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