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Ultracold atoms and precision measurements

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Curriculum vitae of Guglielmo Tino


1987 Degree in Physics, University of Napoli
1992 PhD in Physics, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa 


1991-1998 Researcher, University of Napoli
1998-2001 Associate Professor, University of Napoli
2001- Full Professor, University of Firenze


1988-1989 Research guest, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder-Colorado
1993 EU Research Fellowship, Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel,  Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
1994 Professeur invité, Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
1996 Research guest, JILA, Boulder-Colorado
2006 Professeur invité, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
2007 Visiting scientist ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk


1989  Prize of the Italian Physical Society
1994  Prize of the Italian Physical Society
2009 Prize of the European Optical Society


Precision spectroscopy and stable lasers – Atomic clocks – Atom interferometry  – Precision measurements of fundamental constants – Laser cooling of atoms – Bose-Einstein condensation – Tests of fundamental physics laws – Experiments in space 


Author of more than 100 scientific papers and public outreach articles (including contributions to Encyclopaedias).

Coordination, Advisory and other Appointments

Recent Projects Coordination

  • ASI project “Test of a new atomic clock with ultracold atoms in microgravity”, 2003-04
  • INFN project “Accurate measurement of the gravitational constant G”,  2002-2007-
  • EU STREP/ADVENTURE Project “FINAQS: Future Inertial Atomic Quantum Sensors”, 2005-2007
  • ASI project “Studio di Fattibilità per Orologi Atomici Ottici”, 2006
  • ESA MAP Project "Space Optical Clocks”,  2007-2009
  • ESA MAP Project "Space Atom Interferometers”, 2007-2009

Workshops, Conferences, Schools

  • Symposium "HYPER, Fundamental Physics in Space", Paris 2002, Member of  Programme committee 
  • Workshop INFN-Space/2, Frascati 2005, Member of Organizing committee
  • Workshop "Fundamental Physics in Space", Frascati 2005, Member of Organizing committee
  • Sigrav School "Experimental Gravitation in Space", Firenze 2006, Firenze,  Director
  • Workshop "Advances in precision tests and experimental gravitation in space", Firenze 2006, Organizer
  • Conference CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2007, Member of Programme committee
  • Workshop "Optical Clock Missions in ESA's Cosmic Vision Program", Düsseldorf 2007, Organizer


  • Italian Ministry of University and Research, Progetti Ricerca di Interesse Nazionale (PRIN), Referee
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research, INTERLINK initiative, Referee
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research, CIVR evaluation program, Referee
  • Campania Regional initiative for Scientific research projects, Referee
  • French ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche), Referee
  • Member of EPS AMOPD and EGAS Boards
  • International Scientific Journals (Phys.Rev.Lett., Eur.Phys.J., J.Opt.Soc.Am., Phys.Today, Opt.Lett., ...), Referee