Quantum Theory of Matter

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
March 2021
Lead instructor: Giovanni Onida
Familiarizing the student with the main theoretical concepts and state-of-the-art methods for the calculation of structural and spectroscopic properties of molecules and solids.
Practical quantum mechanics (Schrodinger equaiton, and its solutions in standard problems such as a free particle, the quantum harmonic oscillator, the one electron atom; canonical interpretation of the wave function; perturbation theory); basic concepts of electromagnetism and structure of solids.
Assessment methods
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date.

  • As an exception, for courses starting in October 2021, until 29 October 2021.

Subsequent course enrolment deadlines are as follows:

  • 25 October 2021 for courses starting in November 2021
  • 25 November 2021 for courses starting in December 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact phd@unimi.it

Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm
office, via Celoria 16, room A/T/C11
Wednesday afternoon, better by e-mail appointment
Via Celoria 16, LITA Building, ground floor (Latitude 45.47606 N Longitude 9.23026 E)