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Applied Research in Optics and Optometry

Recent Publications/Conference contribution 

Frisani, Mauro et al., Changes in corneal thickness by miniscleral contact lenses,
Contact Lens and Anterior Eye , Volume 38 , e38 – e39, 2015

Astrophysical plasmas and high-energy astrophysics

Recent publications

S. Massaglia, G. Bodo, P. Rossi, A. Capetti, A. Mignone
Making Faranoff-Riley I radio sources. I. Numerical hydrodynamic 3D simulations of low-power jets.
A&A, 596, 12 (2016)

B. Vaidya, A. Mignone, G. Bodo, S. Massaglia
Astrophysical fluid simulations of thermally ideal gases with non-constant adiabatic index: numerical implementation.
A&A, 580, 110 (2015)
M. Belan, D. Tordella, S. De Ponte, A. Mignone, S. Massaglia
Hypersonic jets in astrophysical conditions: focus on spreading and asymmetric stability properties.
NJPh, 16, 085002 (2014)

M. Stute, J. Gracia, N. Vlahakis, K. Tsinganos, A. Mignone, S. Massaglia
3D simulations of disc winds extending radially self-similar MHD models.
MNRAS, 439, 3641 (2014)

F. Massaro, D. E. Harris, C. C. Cheung
Large-scale Extragalactic Jets in the Chandra Era. I. Data Reduction and Analysis
ApJS, 197, 24 (2011)

F. Massaro, R. D'Abrusco, G. Tosti, M. Ajello, A. Paggi, D. Gasparrini
Unidentified γ-Ray Sources: Hunting γ-Ray Blazars
ApJ, 752, 61 (2012)

F. Massaro, M. Ajello
Fueling Lobes of Radio Galaxies: Statistical Particle Acceleration and the Extragalactic γ-ray Background.
ApJ, 729L, 12 (2011)

L. Ostorero, R. Moderski, L. Stawarz, A. Diaferio, I. Kowalska, C. C. Cheung, J. Kataoka, M. Begelman, S. J. Wagner
X-ray-Emitting GHz-Peaked-Spectrum Galaxies: Testing a Dynamical-Radiative Model with Broadband Spectra
ApJ, 715, 1071 (2010)

W. McConville, L. Ostorero, R. Moderski, L. Stawarz, C. C. Cheung, M. Ajello, A. Bouvier, J. Bregeon,
D. Donato, J. Finke, A. Furniss, J. McEnery, M. E. Monzani, M. Orienti, L. C. Reyes, A. Rossetti,
D. A. Williams
Fermi Large Area Telescope Observations of the Active Galaxy 4C +55.17: Steady, Hard Gamma-Ray Emission and Its Implications
ApJ, 738, 148 (2011)

G. Migliori G., A. Siemiginowska, M. Sobolewska, A. Loh, S. Corbel, L. Ostorero, L. Stawarz,
First Detection in Gamma-Rays of a Young Radio Galaxy: Fermi-LAT Observations of the Compact Symmetric Object PKS 1718-649
ApJ, 821L, 31 (2016)

Belle II (Experimental Particle Physics)

T. Abe et al., Belle II Technical Design Report, KEK Report 2010-1, arXiv: 1011.0352

BESIII-Torino (Experimental Particle Physics)

BESIII collaboration, Observation of a Neutral Structure near the D D ¯ *
Mass Threshold in e+e- -> (D D^-*)^0\pi^0 at s =4.226 and 4.257 GeV,
PRL115, 222002(2015)

BESIII collaboration, Measurement of the Absolute Branching Fraction for
\Lambda_c^+ -> \Lambda e^+\nu e, PRL115, 221805(2015),

BESIII collaboration, Observation of Zc(3900)^0 in e+e-->\pi^0pi^0J/Psi,
PRL115, 112003(2015),

A cylindrical GEM detector with analog readout for the BESIII
experiment, Nucl.Instrum.Meth. A824 (2016) 515-517

BioPhys - Computational Biology

1) Cantini, Laura; Medico, Enzo; Fortunato, Santo; Caselle, Michele
Detection of gene communities in multi-networks reveals cancer drivers
Scientific Reports (2015) Volume: 5 Article Number: 17386

2) Laura Cantini, Claudio Isella, Consalvo Petti, Gabriele Picco, Simone Chiola, Elisa Ficarra, Michele Caselle & Enzo Medico
"MicroRNA-mRNA interactions underlying colorectal cancer molecular subtypes"
Nature Communications (2015) Volume: 6 Article Number: 8878 .

3)  Matteo Osella, Carla Bosia, Davide Corà, Michele Caselle
"The Role of Incoherent MicroRNA-Mediated Feedforward Loops in Noise Buffering"
PLoS Comput Biol 2011 Mar 8; 7(3): e1001101

4) Carla Bosia, Matteo Osella, Mariama El Baroudi, Davide Corà, Michele Caselle
"Gene autoregulation via intronic microRNAs and its functions."
BMC Syst Biol. 2012 Oct 10;6:131.

5) Boccignone G., Ferraro M. (2014)
Ecological Sampling of Gaze Shifts
IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics
vol. 44, pp. 266-279.

Climate Physics (CLIPS)

Valentina Andreoli - 57203859528
Arnone Enrico - 16633426500
Davide Bertoni - 6603394296
Claudio Cassardo - 56134914900
Roberto Cremonini - 26535775700
Silvia Ferrarese - 7003931990
Enrico Ferrero - 7102154203
Alessio Golzio - 57201367881
Massimiliano Manfrin - 24449829500
Luca Mortarini - 23971221100
Elisa Palazzi - 23995473100
Silvia Trini Castelli - 7004156981


CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) Torino

Elenco delle pubblicazioni del gruppo nella Collaborazione CMS sul catalogo IRIS.

Cosmic structures and cosmology

- A. Diaferio
L. Ostorero


Didactics and History of Physics

Leone M, Robotti N (2017). The emergence of Melloni's optical bench. Eur. J. Phys. 38, 015802: doi:10.1088/0143-0807/38/1/015802

Leone M, Robotti N (2015). Chasing the ghost particle: The long and winding road toward the detection of solar neutrinos, Am. J. Phys. 83, 873-880:

Guerra F, Leone M, Robotti N (2015). The discovery of X-rays diffraction: From crystals to DNA. A case study to promote understanding of the nature of science and of its interdisciplinary character, Il Nuovo Cimento C 38, 95:

Leone M (2014). History of Physics as a Tool to Detect the Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Students: The Case of Simple Electric Circuits in Primary Education, Science & Education 23, 923-953:

Rinaudo M, Marocchi D,  Amoroso A (2015) Vacuum: its meaning and its effects throughout experimental activities, GIREP-MPTL 2014, ISBN: 978-88-907460-7-9

Marocchi D ,Serio M, (2015) Laboratory activities and the perception of the students, Proceeding GIREP-MPTL International Conference 2014, Palermo 7-12 luglio 2014, ISBN: 978-88-907460-7-9


Recent Publications
The Transiting Multi-planet System HD15337: Two Nearly Equal-mass Planets Straddling the Radius Gap
K2-98b: A 32 M⊕ Neptune-size planet in a 10-day orbit transiting an F8 star
Kepler-423b: a half-Jupiter mass planet transiting a very old solar-like star

Kepler-432 b: a massive warm Jupiter in a 52-day eccentric orbit transiting a giant star
Kepler-77b: a very low albedo, Saturn-mass transiting planet around a metal-rich solar-like star
Doppler tomography of transiting exoplanets: a prograde, low-inclined orbit for the hot Jupiter CoRoT-11b
Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XIV. CoRoT-11b: a transiting massive ``hot-Jupiter'' in a prograde orbit around a rapidly rotating F-type star

Experimental Astroparticle Physics

• “Kneelike Structure in the Spectrum of the Heavy Component of Cosmic Rays Observed with
KASCADE-Grande”, KASCADE-Grande Collaboration, PRL 107, 171104 (2011) (10.1103/
• “The Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory”, The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Nuclear
Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 798 (2015) 172-213 (10.1016/j.nima.
• “Fermi Large Area Telescope Third Source Catalog”, F. Acero et al, ApJS 218 (2015) 23
• “Exclusion of Leptophilic Dark Matter Models using XENON100 Electronic Recoil Data”,
XENON Collaboration, Science 2015 vol. 349 no. 6250 pp. 851 (10.1126/science.aab2069)
• “Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for groundbased
high-energy gamma-ray astronomy”, The CTA Consortium, Exp. Astron. (2011) 32:193–
316 (10.1007/s10686-011-9247-0)
• “Special Issue on The JEM-EUSO Mission”, A., Medina-Tanco, G. & Santangelo, A.; Exp.
Astron. (2015) 40: 1 (10.1007/s10686-015-9483-9)

Rassegna stampa

23 Agosto 2019:
Partito verso la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale il telescopio Mini-EUSO realizzato anche da UniTo


Fisica dell'Atmosfera e Meteorologia

Valentina Andreoli - 57203859528
Davide Bertoni - 6603394296
Claudio Cassardo - 56134914900
Roberto Cremonini - 26535775700
Silvia Ferrarese - 7003931990
Enrico Ferrero - 7102154203
Alessio Golzio - 57201367881
Massimiliano Manfrin - 24449829500
Luca Mortarini - 23971221100
Silvia Trini Castelli - 7004156981


Integrable Models

A. Cavaglià, S. Negro, I.M. Szécsényi and R. Tateo,
“$T \bar{T}$-deformed 2D Quantum Field Theories'',
JHEP 1610, 112 (2016)
[arXiv:1608.05534 [hep-th]]

A. Cavaglià, M. Cornagliotto, M. Mattelliano and R. Tateo,
“A Riemann-Hilbert formulation for the finite temperature Hubbard model'',
JHEP 1506, 015 (2015)
[arXiv:1501.04651 [hep-th]]

A. Cavaglià, D. Fioravanti, N. Gromov and R. Tateo,
“Quantum Spectral Curve of the N=6 Supersymmetric Chern-Simons Theory'',
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 , no. 2, 021601 (2014)
[arXiv:1403.1859 [hep-th]]

L. Anselmetti, D. Bombardelli, A. Cavaglià and R. Tateo,
“12 loops and triple wrapping in ABJM theory from integrability”,
JHEP 1510, 117 (2015)
[arXiv:1506.09089 [hep-th]]

Lattice Field Theory


Medical Physics: development of tools for radiotherapy

  • A single ion discriminator ASIC prototype for particle therapy applications, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A, 985, 2021, article number 164666
  • A new detector for the beam energy measurement in proton therapy: a feasibility study, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 65 (21), 2020, Article number 215030
  • The Challenges of Electron and Photon FLASH RT, Frontiers in Physics, 8, 2020, Article number 375
  • RIDOS: A new system for online computation of the delivered dose distributions in scanning ion beam therapy - Physica Medica 60 (2019) 139
  • Dose detectors, sensors and their applications, Special Issue Medical Physics 45 (11), (2018)
  • Innovative thin silicon detectors for monitoring of therapeutic proton beams: Preliminary beam tests, Journal of Instrumentation 12, (2017) 12, C12056
  • Review of technologies and procedures of clinical dosimetry for scanned ion beam radiotherapy, Physica Medica 43 (2017) 79-99
  • Design and characterization of a 64 channels ASIC front-end electronics for high-flux particle beam detectors, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 867 (2017)1-6

Nuclear Theory Group

Publications (2016)

- Beraudo et al., Nucl.Phys. A956 (2016) 501-504 Heavy-flavour transport: from large to small systems
- Beraudo et al., JHEP 1603 (2016) 123 Heavy-flavour production in high-energy d-Au and p-Pb collisions
- Chapman et al., Phys.Rev. C94 (2016) no.2, 024325 First in-beam γ-ray study of the level structure of neutron-rich 39S
- Chapman et al., Phys.Rev. C93 (2016) no.4, 044318 Particle-core coupling in 37S
- De Pace et al., Phys.Rev. C94 (2016) no.2, 024342 Nuclear response functions with finite range Gogny force: tensor terms and instabilities
- Inghirami et al., Eur.Phys.J. C76 (2016) no.12, 659 Numerical magneto-hydrodynamics for relativistic nuclear collisions
- Ivanov et al, J.Phys. G43 (2016) no.4, 045101 Charged-current inclusive neutrino cross sections in the SuperScaling model including quasielastic, pion production and meson-exchange contributions
- Megias et al., Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) no.9, 093004 Charged-current neutrino-nucleus reactions within the superscaling meson-exchange current approach
- Megias et al., Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) 013012 Inclusive electron scattering within the SuSAv2 meson-exchange current approach
- Mijatovic et al., Phys.Rev. C94 (2016) no.6, 064616 Multinucleon transfer reactions in the 40Ar + 208Pb system
- Mijatovic et al., Eur.Phys.J. A52 (2016) no.4, 113 Study of the cross section determination with the PRISMA spectrometer: The40Ar +208Pb case
- Montanari et al., Phys.Rev. C93 (2016) no.5, 054623 Pair neutron transfer in 60Ni+116Sn probed via γ -particle coincidences
- Ruiz Simo et al., Phys.Lett. B762 (2016) 124-130 Emission of neutron–proton and proton–proton pairs in neutrino scattering
- Ruiz Simo et al., Phys.Rev. C94 (2016) no.5, 054610 Emission of neutron-proton and proton-proton pairs in electron scattering induced by meson-exchange currents
- Vogt et al., Phys.Rev. C93 (2016) no.5, 054325 High-spin structure of 134Xe

Solid State Physics


Spin and Hadron Physics Group

1. Experimental investigation of transverse spin asymmetries in μ-p SIDIS processes: Sivers asymmetries.
By C.Adolph et Al. (Compass Collaboration)
PHYSICS LETTERS. SECTION B, vol. 717, p. 383-389, ISSN: 0370-2693,
doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2012.09.056

2. Experimental investigation of transverse spin asymmetries in muon-p SIDIS processes: Collins asymmetries
By C.Adolph et Al. (Compass Collaboration)
PLB 717 (2012) 376
doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2012.09.055

3. Sivers asymmetry extracted in SIDIS at the hard scale of the Drell-Yan process at COMPASS
By C.Adolph et Al. (Compass Collaboration)
arXiv:1609.07374 ; CERN-EP-2016-250

String Theory and Supergravity

Recent Publications:

M.Billò, M.Frau, L.Gallot, A.Lerda and I.Pesando
Deformed N=2 theories, generalized recursion relations and S-duality
JHEP 1304 (2013) 039
arXiv:1302.0686 [hep-th]

M.Billò, M.Caselle, D.Gaiotto, F.Gliozzi, M.Meineri and R.Pellegrini
Line defects in the 3d Ising model
JHEP 1307 (2013) 055  
arXiv:1304.4110 [hep-th]

P.Frè, A.Sagnotti and A.S.Sorin
Integrable Scalar Cosmologies I. Foundations and links with String Theory
Nucl. Phys. B 877 1028 (2013)
arXiv:1307.1910 [hep-th]

T.Erler and C.Maccaferri
String Field Theory Solution for Any Open String Background
JHEP 1410 (2014) 029
arXiv:1406.3021 [hep-th]

C.Angelantonj, I.Florakis and M.Tsulaia
Universality of Gauge Thresholds in Non-Supersymmetric Heterotic Vacua
Phys.Lett. B736, 365 (2014)
arXiv:1407.8023 [hep-th]

M.Billò, M.Frau, F.Fucito, A.Lerda and J.F.Morales
S-duality and the prepotential in N=2* theories (I): the ADE algebras
JHEP 1511 (2015) 024  
arXiv:1507.07709 [hep-th]

The generating function of amplitudes with N twisted and L untwisted states
Int.J.Mod.Phys. A 30, no. 21, 1550121 (2015)
arXiv:1107.5525 [hep-th]

L. Anselmetti, D. Bombardelli, A. Cavaglià, R. Tateo
12 loops and triple wrapping in ABJM theory from integrability
JHEP 1510 (2015) 117
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP10(2015)117
arXiv:1506.09089 [hep-th]

S.K.Ashok, M.Billò, E.Dell'Aquila, M.Frau, R.R.John and A.Lerda
Modular and duality properties of surface operators in N=2* gauge theories
JHEP 1707 (2017) 068  
doi: 10.1007/JHEP07(2017)068
arXiv:1702.02883 [hep-th]

Theoretical Astroparticle Physics

Publications profiles (inSPIRE):
Nicolao Fornengo
Fiorenza Donato
Alessandro Cuoco
Marco Regis
Carlo Giunti
Marco Taoso

Publications profiles (Google Scholar):
Nicolao Fornengo

Theoretical Spin and Hadron Physics Group

Recent Publications

The Sivers asymmetry in J/Psi and lepton pair production at COMPASS
By M. Anselmino, V. Barone, M. Boglione.
arXiv:1607.00275 [hep-ph].

Collins functions for pions from SIDIS and new e+e- data: a first glance at their transverse momentum dependence
By M. Anselmino, M. Boglione, U. D'Alesio, J.O. Gonzalez Hernandez, S. Melis, F. Murgia, A. Prokudin.
arXiv:1510.05389 [hep-ph].
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.114023.
Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) no.11, 114023.

Unpolarised Transverse Momentum Dependent Distribution and Fragmentation Functions from SIDIS Multiplicities
By M. Anselmino, M. Boglione, J.O. Gonzalez Hernandez, S. Melis, A. Prokudin.
arXiv:1312.6261 [hep-ph].
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2014)005.
JHEP 1404 (2014) 005.

Turbulence and Waves

A spotlight on some of our research

Large-scale confinement and small-scale clustering of floating particles in stratified turbulence
A. Sozza, F. De Lillo, S. Musacchio, and G. Boffetta
Physical Review Fluids 1, 052401(R) (2016).

Flight-crash events in turbulence
Haitao Xu, Alain Pumir, Gregory Falkovich, Eberhard Bodenschatz, Michael Shats, Hua Xia, Nicolas Francois and Guido Boffetta
PNAS 111, 7558 (2014).

Turbulence drives microscale patches of motile phytoplankton
William M. Durham, Eric Climent, Michael Barry, Filippo De Lillo, Guido Boffetta, Massimo Cencini, and Roman Stocker
Nature Communications 4, 2148 (2013).

Experimental Observation and Theoretical Description of Multisoliton
Fission in Shallow Water
S Trillo, G Deng, G Biondini, M Klein, GF Clauss, A Chabchoub, M. Onorato
Physical Review Letters 117 (14), 144102 (2016)

Route to thermalization in the α-Fermi–Pasta–Ulam system
M Onorato, L Vozella, D Proment, YV Lvov
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (14), 4208-4213 (2015)

Rogue waves and their generating mechanisms in different physical contexts
M Onorato, S Residori, U Bortolozzo, A Montina, FT Arecchi
Physics Reports 528 (2), 47-89 (2013)


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