For up-to-date bibliographic info, see:
Papers submitted for publication:
Measuring Chern numbers in Hofstadter strips
S. Mugel, A. Dauphin, P. Massignan, L. Tarruell, M. Lewenstein, C. Lobo, and A. Celi
Detection of Zak phases and topological invariants in a chiral photonic quantum walk
F. Cardano, A. D'Errico, A. Dauphin, M. Maffei, B. Piccirillo, C. de Lisio, G. De Filippis, V. Cataudella, E. Santamato, L. Marrucci, M. Lewenstein, and P. Massignan
Nature Comm. (2017) [accepted].
Papers published on refereed journals:
Universality of the unitary Fermi gas: A few-body perspective
J. Levinsen, P. Massignan, S. Endo, and M. M. Parish
J. Phys. B 50, 072001 (2017) [Topical Review]. [PDF]
Repulsive Fermi polarons in a resonant mixture of ultracold 6Li atoms
F. Scazza, G. Valtolina, P. Massignan, A. Recati, A. Amico, A. Burchianti, C. Fort, M. Inguscio, M. Zaccanti, and G. Roati
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 083602 (2017) [Editor's Suggestion]. [PDF]
Vortex dynamics in coherently coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
L. Calderaro, A. L. Fetter, P. Massignan, and P. Wittek
Phys. Rev. A 95, 023605 (2017) [Editor's Suggestion]. [PDF]
The complete computational appendix for this article is freely available on GitHub.
A Lindblad Model of Quantum Brownian Motion
A. Lampo, S. H. Lim, J. Wehr, P. Massignan, and M. Lewenstein
Phys. Rev. A 94, 042123 (2016). [PDF]
Topological bound states of a quantum walk with cold atoms
S. Mugel, A. Celi, P. Massignan, J. K. Asbóth, M. Lewenstein, and C. Lobo
Phys. Rev. A 94, 023631 (2016). [PDF]
Magnetism in strongly interacting one-dimensional quantum mixtures
P. Massignan, J. Levinsen, and M. M. Parish
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 247202 (2015). [PDF]
Crossover between few and many fermions in a harmonic trap
T. Grining, M. Tomza, M. Lesiuk, M. Przybytek, M. Musiał, R. Moszynski, M. Lewenstein, and P. Massignan
Phys. Rev. A 92, 061601(R) (2015). [PDF]
Many interacting fermions in a one-dimensional harmonic trap: a quantum-chemical treatment
T. Grining, M. Tomza, M. Lesiuk, M. Przybytek, M. Musiał, P. Massignan, M. Lewenstein, and R. Moszynski
New J. Phys. 17, 115001 (2015). [PDF]
Special issue on "Strongly Interacting Quantum Gases in One Dimension".
Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential
J. Levinsen, P. Massignan, G. M. Bruun, and M. M. Parish
Science Advances 1, e1500197 (2015). [PDF]
See also the press release on the ICFO webpage.
Quantum Brownian motion with inhomogeneous damping and diffusion
P. Massignan, A. Lampo, J. Wehr, M. Lewenstein
Phys. Rev. A, 91, 033627 (2015). [PDF]
Weak ergodicity breaking of receptor motion in living cells stemming from random diffusivity
C. Manzo, J. A. Torreno-Pina, P. Massignan, G. J. Lapeyre Jr., M. Lewenstein, and M. F. Garcia Parajo
Phys. Rev. X 5, 011021 (2015). [PDF]
See also the press release on the ICFO webpage.
Efimov trimers under strong confinement
J. Levinsen, P. Massignan, and M. M. Parish
Phys. Rev. X 4, 031020 (2014). [PDF]
See also the press releases on the ICFO and London Centre for Nanotechnology webpages.
Non-ergodic subdiffusion from Brownian motion in an inhomogeneous medium
P. Massignan, C. Manzo, J. A. Torreno-Pina, M. F. García-Parajo, M. Lewenstein, and G. J. Lapeyre Jr
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 150603 (2014).
Polarons, Dressed Molecules, and Itinerant Ferromagnetism in ultracold Fermi gases
P. Massignan, M. Zaccanti, and G. M. Bruun
(invited review paper, 26 pages)
Rep. Prog. Phys. 77, 034401 (2014).
Synthetic Gauge Fields in Synthetic Dimensions
A. Celi, P. Massignan, J. Ruseckas, N. Goldman, I.B. Spielman, G. Juzeliunas, and M. Lewenstein
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 043001 (2014).
Highlighted as an Editor's choice in Science by Jelena Stajic.
Our proposal directly inspired the experiments realized at NIST-JQI and LENS, which have been published back-to-back in Science.
See the Perspective article in Science by A. Celi and L. Tarruell.
See also the JQI press release , and their beautiful video:
Itinerant Ferromagnetism in a polarized two-component Fermi gas
P. Massignan, Z. Yu, and G. M. Bruun
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 230401 (2013).
J. Levinsen, P. Massignan, F. Chevy, and C. Lobo
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 075302 (2012).
Metastability and Coherence of Repulsive Polarons in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Mixture
C. Kohstall, M. Zaccanti, M. Jag, A. Trenkwalder, P. Massignan, G. M. Bruun, F. Schreck, and R. Grimm
Nature (Letter) 485, 615 (2012).
Highlighted in the Nature's News and Views by P. Hannaford; see also the press releases on IQOQI and ICFO webpages.
Polarons and dressed molecules near narrow Feshbach resonances
EuroPhysics Letters 98, 10012 (2012).
Glass to superfluid transition in dirty bosons on a lattice
J. Stasinska, P. Massignan, M. Bishop, J. Wehr, A. Sanpera, and M. Lewenstein
New J. of Phys. 14, 043043 (2012).
Repulsive polarons and itinerant ferromagnetism in strongly polarized Fermi gases
P. Massignan and G. M. Bruun,
Eur. Phys. J. D 65, 83 (2011).
Topical issue on "Cold Quantum Matter".
Metastability in spin polarised Fermi gases and quasiparticle decays
K. Sadeghzadeh, G. Bruun, C. Lobo, P. Massignan, and A. Recati,
New Journal of Physics 13, 055011 (2011).
Atomic wave packet dynamics in finite time-dependent optical lattices
T. Lauber, P. Massignan, G. Birkl, and A. Sanpera,
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 44, 065301 (2011).
Topological superfluids on a lattice with non-Abelian gauge fields
A. Kubasiak, P. Massignan, and M. Lewenstein,
Europhysics Letters 92, 46004 (2010).
Decay of polarons and molecules in a strongly polarized Fermi gas
G. M. Bruun and P. Massignan,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 020403 (2010).
Creating p-wave superfluids and topological excitations in optical lattices
P. Massignan, A. Sanpera, and M. Lewenstein,
Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A 81, 031607(R) (2010).
Strongly interacting Bose gas: Nozières and Schmitt-Rink theory and beyond
A. Koetsier, P. Massignan, R. A. Duine, and H. T. C. Stoof,
Phys. Rev. A 79, 063609 (2009).
Spin polarons and molecules in strongly-interacting atomic Fermi gases
P. Massignan, G. M. Bruun, and H. T. C. Stoof,
Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A 78, 031602(R) (2008).
Efimov states near a Feshbach resonance
P. Massignan and H. T. C. Stoof,
Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A 78, 030701(R) (2008).
Twin peaks in rf spectra of Fermi gases at unitarity
P. Massignan, Georg M. Bruun, and H. T. C. Stoof,
Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A 77, 031601(R) (2008).
Energy-dependent effective interactions for dilute many-body systems
A. Collin, P. Massignan, and C. J. Pethick,
Phys. Rev. A 75, 013615 (2007).
Three-dimensional strong localization of matter waves by scattering from atoms in a lattice with a confinement-induced resonance
P. Massignan and Y. Castin,
Phys. Rev. A 74, 013616 (2006).
Viscous relaxation and collective oscillations in a trapped Fermi gas near the unitarity limit
P. Massignan, G. M. Bruun, and H. Smith,
Phys. Rev. A 71, 033607 (2005).
Static properties of positive ions in atomic Bose-Einstein condensates
P. Massignan, C. J. Pethick, and H. Smith,
Phys. Rev. A 71, 023606 (2005).
One-dimensional model for the dynamics and expansion of elongated Bose-Einstein condensates
P. Massignan and M. Modugno,
Phys. Rev. A 67, 023614 (2003).
Positive ions, collective modes and Anderson localization in ultracold gases
(developed at Niels Bohr Institute and NORDITA in Copenhagen, Denmark, in the group of Profs. Chris Pethick and Henrik Smith).
See also the report on my Ph.D. thesis written by the examining Committee.
Modello unidimensionale per lo studio dell'espansione di condensati di Bose-Einstein da reticoli ottici
(developed at LENS in Florence, Italy, in the group of Dr. Michele Modugno and Prof. Massimo Inguscio).
Quantum technologies and society
P. Massignan and A. Valencia,
ICFO and CatalunyaCaixa-Ignacio Cirac Program Chair.
Release announcement on the ICFO website.