Nihil est in intellectu quod prius non fuerit in sensu
excipe: nisi intellectus ipse (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz)
Prof. Dr. LUCA SALASNICH
Fratres, sobrii estote et vigilate, quia adversarius vester diabulus,
tamquam leo rugiens,
circuit quaerens quem devoret, cui resistite fortes in fide (Simon Peter)
Name: Luca Salasnich
Degree: Ph.D. in
Theoretical Physics (University of
Florence, 1995); M.Sc. in Physics
(University of Padova, 1991)
Associate Professor of
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
[SC 02/B2 - Fisica Teorica della Materia]
University of Padova,
Physics and Astronomy "Galileo Galilei",
University of Padova, Via Marzolo 8, 35131 Padova, Italy
Telephone: +39 049 827 7132
Above there are the 4 books for didactics I have published up to now.
Boris A. Malomed, Tel Aviv University
Sadhan K. Adhikari, Sao Paulo State University
Marko Robnik, University of Maribor
Jose Maria Gomez Gomez, Complutense University of Madrid
Kamales Kar, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Vladimir I. Inozemtsev, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Ljupco Hadzievski, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences
Barnali Chakrabarti, Lady Brabourne College, University of Calcutta
Tapan Kumar Das, University of Calcutta
Flavio Toigo, University of Padova
Nicola Manini, University of Milan
Luciano Reatto, University of Milan
Alberto Parola, University of Insubria
- Fabio Sattin,
- Francesco Ancilotto, University of Padova
- Vittorio Penna, Politecnico of Turin
Mario Salerno, University of Salerno
- Sandro Graffi, University of Bologna
- Giorgio Pennacchioni, University of Padova
La Natura della Luce: dalle Scoperte alle Applicazioni,
invited talk at the 1st Paduan Meeting of Optics and Optometrics,
Padova (Italy), May 27, 2013.
BCS-BEC crossover with Rashba and Dresselhaus couplings,
Workshop on 'Ultracold Atoms and Gauge Theories',
"Abdus Salam" International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP),
Trieste (Italy), May 13-17, 2013.
Presentazione della Laurea in Ottica e Optometria,
freshman seminar for future students of the
School of Science, University of Padova,
Agripolis Campus, Legnaro (Italy), February 21, 2013.
Effects of spin-orbit coupling on the BCS-BEC crossover,
Conference 'Pushing the Boundaries with Cold Atoms',
Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA),
Stockholm (Sweden), January 24, 2013.
Condensate fraction in ultracold Fermi atoms and in neutron matter,
Department of Structure and Constituents of Matter,
Faculty of Physics, University of Barcelona,
Barcelona (Spain), January 9, 2013.
Resonant Fermi gas of atoms with spin-orbit coupling,
Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO),
Barcelona (Spain), January 8, 2013.
Quasi-one-dimensional Bose-Einstein condensates in nonlinear lattices
LENCOS 2012, 2nd Conference on
'Localized Excitations in Nonlinear Complex Systems',
Sevilla (Spain), July 8 - 12, 2012.
Dynamical properties of the unitary Fermi gas:
collective modes and shock waves,
VI International and Interdisciplinary Workshop on
'Dynamics of Critically Stable Quantum Few-Body Systems',
Erice (Italy), October 10 - 16, 2011.
Population imbalance and condensate fraction with SU(3)
20th International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS2011),
Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina), July 11 - 16, 2011.
Tunneling Quantistico Macroscopico con Atomi Ultrafreddi
CNISM Meeting - Padova 2011, Fisica della Materia a Padova,
Department of Physics "Galileo Galilei", University of Padua (Italy),
January 19, 2011.
Quantum phenomena at ultra-low temperatures,
BEC-BEC crossover and the unitarity limit
Center for Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Maribor,
Maribor (Slovenia), September 8, 2010.
Low-temperature thermodynamics of the unitary Fermi,
QFS2010 Satellite Workshop "Cold gases meet many-body physics",
Instutut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble (France), August 7, 2010.
Dynamics of fermions and Fermi-Bose mixture in a double-well potential
Conference "Nonlinear phenomena in quantum degenerate gases" (NLQGAS10),
Universidad de Vigo, Ourense (Spain), April 12-16, 2010.
The unitary Fermi gas at zero and finite temperature,
Department of Physics, University of Camerino, Camerino (Italy),
February 9, 2010.
The amazing unitary Fermi gas,
ICTP-SISSA Statistical Physics Seminars,
Scuola Internazionale Studi Superiori Avanzati (SISSA),
Trieste (Italy), January 26, 2010.
Generalized superfluid hydrodynamics for the unitary
Workshop "Mathematical Models of Quantum Fluids",
Department of Computer Science, University of Verona,
Verona (Italy), September 14 - 17, 2009.
Density functional and hydrodynamics equations for the confined unitary
Workshop "Quark-Gluon Plasma meets Cold Atoms - Episode II",
ExtreMe Matter Institute EMMI,
Riezlern (Austria), August 3 - 8, 2009.
Surface effects in a unitary Fermi gas,
18th International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS09),
Barcelona (Spain), July 13 - 17, 2009.
Macroscopic quantum phenomena and atomic Bose-Einstein condensates,
7th Christmas Symposium of Physics at the University of Maribor,
Maribor (Slovenia), December 11 -13, 2008.
Dynamical Josephson effect with superfluid Fermi atoms
across a Feshbach resonance,
17th International Laser Physics Workshop" (LPHYS08),
Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
Trondheim (Norway), June 30 - July 4, 2008.
Physico-mathematical methods for the solution of the Gross-Pitaevskii
invited seminar at the Department of Computer Science,
University of Verona, Verona (Italy), June 24, 2008.
Bose-Einstein condensates with negative scattering length,
invited talk at the European Laboratory for Non-linear
Spectroscopy (LENS), University of Florence, Florence (Italy),
May 29, 2008.
Fenomeni quantistici macroscopici: superfluidita`, superconduttivita`
e condensazione di Bose-Einstein,
invited freshman seminar for undergraduate students in Applied Mathematics
University of Verona, Verona (Italy), April 30, 2008.
Static and dynamics of attractive BECs in an axial optical lattice
"Nonlinear Phenomena in Degenerate Quantum Gases" (NLQGAS08),
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo (Spain), April 1 - 4, 2008.
Recent Research Grants
- 87 kEuro: PRIN Project 2010LLKJBX "Collective
Quantum Phenomena: from Strongly-Correlated Systems to Quantum Simulators"
(2013-2015), national coordinator: G. Casati [total grant: 968.1 kEuro].
Padova research group of the PRIN Project:
F. Toigo (local coordinator), L. Salasnich,
P.A. Marchetti, L. Dell'Anna, and G. Mazzarella. Financed by
Universita e Ricerca.
- 75 kEuro: Project "Macroscopic Quantum Properties of Ultracold
Atoms under Optical Confinement" (2012-2014). Research group of the project:
L. Salasnich (principal investigator), F. Toigo and
L. Dell'Anna from Fondazione
- 61.2 kEuro: Project "Quantum Information with Ultracold Atoms in
Optical Lattices" (2012-2014). Research group: L. Salasnich (principal
investigator), P.A. Marchetti, L. Dell'Anna,
G. Mazzarella, from University
- 2 kEuro: research grant "Top CNR Researchers of year 2005"
from Consiglio Nazionale
delle Ricerche (CNR), October 2009.
- 76 kEuro: Project "Guided solitons in matter waves
and optical waves with normal and anomalous dispersion"
(2007-2009). Research group: F. Toigo (principal investigator),
L. Salasnich, and F. Ancilotto,
- 1 kEuro: Project "Matter-wave solitons in optical
lattices" (2007-2008), from
Research group: L. Salasnich (principal investigator).
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