Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics


Publication List 2008


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Achour H., S. Louhibi, B. Amrani, A. Tebboune and N. Sekkal

"Structural and electronic properties of GaAsBi"

Superlatt. and Microstruct. 44, 223 (2008)


Alvarez-Hamelin I., L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and A. Vespignani

"K-core decomposition of internet graphs: Hierarchies, self-similarity and measurement biases"

Networks and Heterog. Media, 3, 371 (2008)


Amrani B., H. Achour, S. Louhibi, A. Tebboune and N. Sekkal

"First principles study of AlBi"

Solid State Comm. 148, 59 (2008)


Badi F., S. Louhibi, M.R. Aced, N. Mehnane and N. Sekkal

"Investigation of the structural and electronic properties of quantum well superlattices made of CuCl, CuBr and CuI"

Physica E 41, 45 (2008)


Barone P., R. Raimondi,  M. Capone,  C. Castellani and  M. Fabrizio

"Gutzwiller scheme for electrons and phonons: The half-filled Hubbard-Holstein model"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 235115 (2008)


Bayati M., C. Borgs, A. Braunstein, J. Chayes, A. Ramezanpour and R. Zecchina

"Statistical mechanics of Steiner trees"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 037208 (2008)


Bianconi G., A. De Martino, F.F. Ferreira and M. Marsili

"Multi-asset minority games"

Quantit. Finance 8(3) 225-231 (2008)


Bianconi G.

"Entropy of randomized network ensembles"

Europhys. Lett.  81, 28005 (2008)



Bianconi G., N. Gulbahce and A.E. Motter

"Local structure of directed networks"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 118701 (2008)



Bianconi G. and N. Gulbahce

"Algorithm for counting large directed loops"

J. Phys. A 41, 224003 (2008)



Bianconi G. and R. Zecchina

"Viable flux distribution in metabolic networks"

Networks and Heterog. Media 3, 361 (2008)



Bianconi G., A.C.C. Coolen and C. J. Perez Vicente

"The entropy of complex networks with hierarchical contraint topologies"

Phys. Rev. E 78, 016114 (2008)



Bianconi G.

"Flux distribution of metabolic networks close to optimal biomass production"

Phys.Rev. E 78, 035101 (2008)



Bovensiepen U., C. Gahl, J. Staehler, M. Bockstedte, M. Meyer, F. Baletto, S. Scandolo, X.-Y. Zhu, A. Rubio and M. Wolf

"A dynamic landscape from femtoseconds to minutes for electron solvation at ice-metal interfaces"

J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 979 (2008)


Braun O.M. and E. Tosatti

"Molecular rolling friction: The cogwheel model"

J. of Physics - Cond. Matt. 20, 354007 (2008)


Braun O.M. and E. Tosatti

"Rack-and-pinion effects in molecular rolling friction"

Philos. Magaz. Lett. 88, 509 (2008)


Bruenger, C., F.F. Assaad,  S. Capponi,  F. Alet, D.N. Aristov and M.N. Kiselev

"Spin gap and string order parameter in the ferromagnetic spiral staircase Heisenberg ladder:

A quantum Monte Carlo study"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 017202 (2008)


Caccioli F., S. Franz and M. Marsili

"Ising model with memory: Coarsening and persistence properties"

J. of Stat. Mech. -Theory and Experim. P07006 (2008)


Caneva T., R. Fazio and G.E. Santoro

"Adiabatic quantum dynamics of the Lipkin-Meshkov-Glick model"

Phys. Rev. B 78, 104426 (2008)


Capello M., F. Becca, M. Fabrizio, and S. Sorella

"Mott transition in bosonic systems: Insights from the variational approach"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 144517 (2008)


Castelli I.E., N. Manini, R. Capozza, A. Vanossi, G.E. Santoro and E. Tosatti

"Role of transverse displacements for a quantized-velocity state of a lubricant"

J. of Physics -Cond. Matt. 20, 354005 (2008)


Ceresoli D., T. Zykova-Timan, U. Tartaglino  and E. Tosatti

"Alkali halide surfaces near melting: Wetting and nanofriction properties"

Mater. Sc. and Engg. A - Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstr. and Processing 495, 32 (2008)


Ceresoli D., T. Zykova-Timan and E. Tosatti

"Charging induced emission of neutral atoms from NaCl nanocube corners"

J. of Physics - Cond. Matt. 20, 325236  (2008)


Chakrabarti B.K., A. Chatterjee and P. Bhattacharyya

"Two-fractal overlap time series: Earthquakes and market crashes"

Pramana 71, 203-210 (2008)


Challet D., A. De Martino and M. Marsili

"Dynamical instabilities in a simple minority game with discounting"

J. of Stat. Mech. -Theory and Experim. L04004 (2008)


Cherchab Y., B. Amrani, N. Sekkal, M. Ghezali and K. Talbi

"Structural and electronic properties of bulk YN and of the YN/ScN superlattice"

Physica E 40, 606 (2008)


Cossaro A., R. Mazzarello, R. Rousseau, L. Casalis, A. Verdini, A. Kohlmeyer, L. Floreano, S. Scandolo, A. Morgante, M.L. Klein and G. Scoles

"X-ray diffraction and computation yield the structure of alkanethiols on gold (111)"

Science 321, 943 (2008)


Dall'Asta L., C. Castellano and M. Marsili

"Statistical physics of the Schelling model of segregation"

J. of Stat. Mech. -Theory and Experim. L07002 (2008)


Dall'Asta L., M. Marsili and P. Pin

"Optimization in task-completion networks "

J. of Stat. Mech. -Theory and Experim. P02003 (2008)


Dall'Asta L. and T. Galla

"Algebraic coarsening in voter models with intermediate states"

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41, 435003 (2008)


Dall'Asta L., A. Ramezanpour and R. Zecchina

"Entropy landscape and non-Gibbs solutions in constraint satisfaction problems"

Phys. Rev. E 77, 031118 (2008)


Das A. and B.K. Chakrabarti

"Reaching the ground state of a quantum spin glass using a  zero-temperature quantum Monte Carlo method"

Phys. Rev. E 78, 061121 (2008)


De Martino D. and Marsili M.

"On the role of volatility in the evolution of social networks"

Europ. Phys. J. B 65(4), 595-600 (2008)


Ferretti  L. and G. Bianconi

"Dynamics of condensation in growing complex networks"

Phys.Rev. E 78, 056102 (2008)



Fersino E., G. Mussardo and A. Trombettoni

"One-dimensional Bose gases with N-body attractive interactions"

Phys. Rev. A 77, 053608 (2008)


Fioretto D. and A. Silva

"Phase coherence, inelastic scattering, and interaction corrections in pumping through quantum dots"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100,  236803 (2008)


F. Franchini, A. R. Its and V. E. Korepin

"Renyi entropy of the XY spin chain"

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41, 25302 (2008)


F. Franchini and A. S. Goldhaber

"Aharonov-Bohm effect with many vortices"

Phys. Scr. 78, 065002 (2008)


Garcia-Garcia A.M., J.D. Urbina, E.A. Yuzbashyan, K. Richter, B.L. Altshuler

"Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory of finite-size superconducting metallic grains"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100,  187001  (2008)


Garcia-Garcia A.M. andJ.A. Wang

"Universality in quantum chaos and the one-parameter scaling theory"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 070603  (2008)


Garcia-Garcia A.M.

"Semiclassical theory of the Anderson transition"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100,  076404 (2008)


Garcia-Garcia A.M.

"Finite-size corrections to the blackbody radiation laws"

Phys. Rev. A 78, 023806  (2008)


Ghezali M., B. Amrani B., Y. Cherchab and N. Sekkal

"Structural and electronic properties of LaN"

Mater. Chem. and Phys. 112, 774 (2008)


Hernandez A.D., J.A. Montoya, G. Profeta and S. Scandolo

"First-principles investigation of the electron-phonon interaction in OsN2: Theoretical prediction of superconductivity mediated by N-N covalent bonds"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 092504 (2008)


Lal, S.

"Transport through constricted quantum Hall edge systems: Beyond the quantum point contact"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 035331 (2008)


Lal, S.

"From frustrated insulators to correlated anisotropic metals: Charge ordering and quantum criticality in coupled chain systems."

J. of Phys. - Cond.Matt. 20, 235213 (2008)


Lanata N., P. Barone and M. Fabrizio

"Fermi surface evolution across the magnetic phase transition in the Kondo lattice model"

Phys. Rev. B 78, 155127 (2008)


Lee M.-S., F. Baletto, D.G. Kanhere and S. Scandolo

"Far-infrared absorption of water clusters by first-principle molecular dynamics"

J. Chem. Phys. 128, 214506 (2008)


Lepori L., G. Mussardo and G.Z. Toth

"The particle spectrum of the tricritical ising model with spin reversal symmetric perturbations"

J. Stat. Mech. 0809, 09004 (2008)


Liang Y., C.R. Miranda and S. Scandolo

"Temperature-induced densification of compressed SiO2 glass: A molecular dynamics study"

High Press. Res. 28, 35 (2008)


Lucignano P., G.E. Santoro, M. Fabrizio and E. Tosatti

"Two-level physics in a model metallic break junction"

Phys. Rev.  B 78, 155418 (2008)


Manini N., G.E. Santoro, E. Tosatti and A. Vanossi

"Nonlinear hysteretic behavior of a confined sliding layer"

J. of Phys. - Cond. Matt. 20, 224020 (2008)


Mazzarello R., A. Dal Corso and E. Tosatti

"Spin-orbit modifications and splittings of deep surface states on clean Au(111)"

Surf. Sc. 602, 893 (2008)


Mehnane N., F. Badi, M.R. Aced, H. Abid and N. Sekkal

"Evidence of the correlation between a strong 4d-As/2p-N orbitals coupling and the bowing effect in GaAsN"

Physica B 403, 4281 (2008)


Miura Y., R. Mazzarello, A. Dal Corso, A. Smogunov and E. Tosatti

"Monatomic Au wire with a magnetic Ni impurity: Electronic structure and ballistic conductance"

Phys. Rev. B 78, 205412 (2008)


Montoya J.A., R. Rousseau, M. Santoro, F. Gorelli and S. Scandolo

"Mixed threefold and fourfold carbon coordination in compressed CO2"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 163002 (2008)


Mossa A. and G. Mussardo

"Analytic properties of the free energy: The tricritical ising model"

J. Stat. Mech. 0803, 03010 (2008)


Patane D., A. Silva, L. Amico, R. Fazio and G.E. Santoro

"Adiabatic dynamics in open quantum critical many-body systems"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 175701 (2008)


Pellegrini F. , S. Montangero, G.E. Santoro and R. Fazio

"Adiabatic quenches through an extended quantum critical region"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 140404 (2008)


Rocca D., R. Gebauer, Y. Saad and S. Baroni

"Turbo charging time-dependent density-functional theory with Lanczos chains",

J. of Chem. Phys. 128, 154105 (2008)


Rossini D., R. Fazio and G.E. Santoro

"Photon and polariton fluctuations in arrays of QED-cavities"

Europhys. Lett. 83, 47011 (2008)


Santoro G.E. and E. Tosatti

"Optimization using quantum mechanics: Quantum annealing through adiabatic evolution

J. of Phys. A - Math. and Theoret. 41, 209801 (2008)


Schiller A. and A. Silva

"Adiabatic pumping through a quantum dot in the Kondo regime: Exact results at the Toulouse limit"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 045330 (2008)

Schiro M., M. Capone, M. Fabrizio and C. Castellani

"Strongly correlated superconductivity arising in a pseudogap metal"

Phys. Rev. B 77, 104522 (2008)


Sclauzero G., A. Dal Corso, A. Smogunov and E. Tosatti

"Interaction of a CO molecule with a Pt monatomic wire: Electronic structure and ballistic conductance"

Phys. Rev. B 78, 085421 (2008)


Sekkal N. and V.R.Velasco

"Strain-induced low dimensional confinement structures"

Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 201104 (2008)

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Silva A.

"Statistics of the work done on a quantum critical system by quenching a control parameter"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 120603 (2008)


Smogunov A., A. Dal Corso and  E. Tosatti

"Magnetic phenomena, spin-orbit effects, and Landauer conductance in Pt nanowire contacts: Density-functional theory calculations"

Phys. Rev. B 78, 014423 (2008)


Smogunov A., A. Dal Corso, A. Delin, R. Weht and E. Tosatti

"Colossal magnetic anisotropy of monatomic free and deposited platinum nanowires"

Nature Nanotechn.  3, 22-25 (2008)


Tosatti E.

"News & views: Superconductivity - squash and sandwiches"

Nature Mater. 7, 929 (2008)


Walker B.G. , S. C. Hendy, R. Gebauer and R. D. Tilley

"Application of Lanczos-based time-dependent density-functional theory approach to semiconductor nanoparticle quantum dots",

Europ. Phys. J. B 66, 7 (2008)


Xiao W., D. Passerone, P. Ruffieux, K. Ait-Mansour, O. Groening and E. Tosatti

"C-60/corannulene on Cu(110): A surface-supported bistable  buckybowl-buckyball host-guest system"

J. of the Amer. Chem. Soc. 130, 4767 (2008)


Vanossi A., G.E. Santoro, N. Manini,  E. Tosatti and O.M. Braun

"Lubricated friction between incommensurate substrates"

Tribology International 41, 920 (2008)


Wang J. and A.M. Garcia-Garcia

"Effect of classical trapping in quantum chaos: An anomalous diffusion approach"

Int. J. of Mod. Phys. B 22, 5261-5277 (2008)


Zykova-Timan T., C. Valeriani, E. Sanz, D. Frenkel and E. Tosatti

"Irreducible finite-size effects in the surface free energy of NaCl crystals from crystal-nucleation data"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 036103 (2008)