Roberto Franzosi

National Institute of Optics - National Research Council and Member Staff of QSTAR Quantum Science and Technology in ARcetri
Firenze (Italy)

Fields of interest:

  • Quantum Fluids,
  • Bose-Einstein Condensates,
  • Coherent Transport and Nonlinear Phenomena in Bose-Einstein Condensates Dynamics,
  • Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems,
  • Statistical Mechanics,
  • Phase Transitions. 

Recent publications :

R. Franzosi and E. Guadagnini:
Particle decays and space-time kinematics in (2 + 1) gravity,
Nuclear Physics B, Vol. 450,(1995), pp. 327-354.

R. Franzosi, M. Ghilardi and E. Guadagnini:
Modular transformations and one-polygon tessellation,
Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 418, (1998), pp. 42-45.

R. Franzosi, M. Pettini and L. Spinelli:
Topology and phase transitions: a paradigmatic evidence,
Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 84, (2000), pp. 2774.

R. Franzosi, V. Penna and R. Zecchina:
Quantum Dynamics of coupled Bosonic Wells within the Bose-Hubbard Picture,
Int. Jour. of Mod. Phys. B, Vol. 14(9), (2000), pp. 943-961.

R. Franzosi and V. Penna:
Spectral Properties of Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensates,
Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 63, (2001), pp. 043609-1.

P. Buonsante, R. Franzosi and V. Penna:
Dynamical Instability in a Trimeric Chain of Interacting Bose-Einstein Condensates,
Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 90, (2003), p. 050404.

R. Franzosi and M. Pettini:
Theorem on the Origin of Phase Transitions,
Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 92, (2004), p. 60601.

R. Livi, R. Franzosi and G.-L. Oppo:
Selflocalization of Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices via boundary dissipation,
Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 97, (2006), p. 060401.

R. Franzosi, M. Pettini and L. Spinelli,
Topology and Phase Transitions I. Theorem on a necessary relation,
Nuclear Physics B, Vol. 782, (2007), pp. 189-218.

R. Franzosi and M. Pettini,
Topology and Phase Transitions II. Entropy and Topology,
Nuclear Physics B, Vol. 782, (2007), pp. 219-240.