SIF Congress

For the year 2021 the SIF National Congress HAS BEEN HELD ONLINE from 13 to 17 September.

The recordings of the Pleanary Talks and the Round Tables are available online.

International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" - Courses 2022

Course 208 - Foundations of Cosmic Ray Astrophysics
Course 209 - Quantum Fluids of Light and Matter - QFLM2022
Course 210 - Multimodal and Nanoscale Optical Microscopy
Course 211 - Quantum Mixtures with Ultra-cold Atoms

If you have not done it yet, this is an invitation to join the SIF or renew your SIF membership!

The strength and the impact of a Society like the SIF depend on the number and the dynamism of its Members. For this you are invited to join or renew your membership of the Italian Physical Society. To recover the status of Member, no retroactive payments are required, but only that for the current year. By paying the annual membership fee, you can:
– have reductions for the purchase of SIF publications and the participation in the Society's activities
– receive the printed copy, consult the online content and freely download the APP of Il Nuovo Saggiatore
- have free digital access to the online contents of Giornale di Fisica
– consult the SIF Historical Archives
– have free digital access to Physics World by authenticating with the credentials available in the Members Area of SIF Website
– apply to the SIF prize competitions

To apply for membership the application can be filled in online or downloading the application form.


Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"

Last published volume:
Course 206, New Frontiers for Metrology: From Biology and Chemistry to Quantum and Data Science

The electronic version of the Courses held starting from 1995 is available through the Members Area.

Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy 2021

Course 6 - Energy Innovation and Integration for a Clean Environment
19 - 23 July
Directors: Luisa Cifarelli - Università di Bologna (Italy), Francesco Romanelli - Università di Roma Tor Vergata (Italy)


Scientific Papers of Ettore Majorana - A new expanded edition

Edited by L. Cifarelli

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature. Available online at this link.

Free Access for SIF Members

Read the review by D. Haidt.


The names of the winners of the SIF 2021 awards are online. The prizes have been presented on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 107th National Congress on 13 September. Congratulations to all!

La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento distributed by Springer Nature

La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento will be distributed by Springer Nature starting from 2020 and will be available online on SpringerLink.
More information here.

Science and Facilities

Second revised edition

In 2019 the Italian Physical Society (Società Italiana di Fisica, SIF) and the SoNS (School of Neutron Scattering "Francesco Paolo Ricci" Association) have jointly commissioned a report concerning a strategy for neutron facilities in geographical Europe


Pietro Blaserna and the birth of the Institute of Physics in Rome

A Gentleman Scientist at Via Panisperna
by M. Focaccia

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature.

Available through the Members Area


Laura Bassi – The World's First Woman Professor in Natural Philosophy

An Iconic Physicist in Enlightenment Italy
Edited by Luisa Cifarelli and Raffaella Simili
A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature.
Available through the Members Area