Franco Bagnoli awarded public outreach prize

Prof. Franco Bagnoli has been awarded a national public outreach prize for an article published in Sapere. The text in available here.… Read the rest

Two postdocs in complex materials applied to quantum technologies

The Rome-Sapienza Unit of the Institute for Complex Systems (ISC-CNR) is looking for two outstanding postdocs one experimental and one theoretical. Both postdocs will join an interdisciplinary team of nanoscience scientists, material science specialists, and theoreticians with the aim to … Read the rest

In the news: Physics Today reviews Paolo Politi’s book

Physics Today reviews Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics: A Modern Perspective by Roberto Livi and Paolo Politi, Cambridge U. Press, 2017… Read the rest

A new look at effective interactions between microgel particles – Nature Communications

Maxime J. Bergman, Nicoletta Gnan, Marc Obiols-Rabasa, Janne-Mieke Meijer, Lorenzo Rovigatti, Emanuela Zaccarelli & Peter Schurtenberger
Nature Communications volume 9, Article number: 5039 (2018)

Thermoresponsive microgels find widespread use as colloidal model systems, because their temperature-dependent size allows facile … Read the rest

hPRIDE

Produzione e Immagazzinamento di Idrogeno in Sistemi Nanostrutturati Grafene/Nichel

Totale Sovvenzione: 135.264,00 Euro
Progetto di Ricerca, finanziato ai sensi della L.R. 13/08
Funding Body: Lazioinnova – Regione Lazio
Coordinatore: Rosanna Larciprete
Altri membri del gruppo di ricerca: Roberto Felici (CNR-SPIN), … Read the rest

SIMAP

Superconduttori per Imaging Medicale e Aerospaziale ad Alte Prestazioni

Totale sovvenzione: € 149.999,80

Progetto di Ricerca, finanziato ai sensi della L.R. 13/08
Funding Body: Lazioinnova – Regione Lazio
Coordinatore: Jose’ Lorenzana
Altri membri del gruppo di Ricerca CNR ISC: Lara Read the rest

Bando laboratorio congiunto Italia-Israele

Deadline: 19 novembre 2018 h 12:00

https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/politica_estera/cooperscientificatecnologica/avvisiincaricobandi.html?id=1813

SOGGETTI AMMISSIBILI

Gruppo italiano: Centro/Istituto di ricerca pubblico o privato, Università pubblica o privata

Gruppo israeliano: ente accreditato di Istruzione Universitaria o Istituto di Ricerca pubblico

BUDGET
Euro 200.000

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Attract Call

Deadline: 31 Ottobre 2018

https://attract-eu.com/

SOGGETTI AMMISSIBILI

Enti pubblici e privati di Paesi che partecipano a Horizon 2020. Minimo 2 enti anche appartenenti allo stesso paese

BUDGET
Euro 17.000.000 (ad ogni progetto saranno destinati 100.000 euro).

–   FAQ – https://attract-eu.com/10-frequently-asked-questions-attract-call/Read the rest

Protein-like dynamical transition in concentrated microgels

Letizia Tavagnacco, Emanuela Zaccarelli and others published Evidence of a low-temperature dynamical transition in concentrated microgels in Science Advances.

A low-temperature dynamical transition has been reported in several proteins. We provide the first observation of a “protein-like” dynamical transition in … Read the rest

Nuove Mailing list

La nuova struttura delle mailing list è la seguente:

Lista Consiglio di Istituto

Liste geografiche (sia personale CNR sia gli esterni assegnisti, associati)

tutti@isc.cnr.it

Liste del personale:

iscpersonale@isc.cnr.it

Liste segreteria (unificate mediante un alias):

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Seminar: Non-reciprocal resonant optomechanics in semiconductor nanostructures

Friday, 5 October 2018 from 15:00 to 16:00 (Europe/Rome)
University of Rome, Sapienza
Aula Cortini Dipartimento di Fisica – Edificio E Fermi

Alexander V. Poshakinskiy
Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

In semiconductor quantum wells, photoelastic interaction is increased by several … Read the rest

Gilead Digital Health Fellowship Program award goes to ISC App project

Gilead Digital Health Fellowship Program award goes to “ABC epatite”. Sviluppo di una app per la prevenzione delle epatiti virali e per la consapevolezza dei comportamenti a rischio.
Principal Researcher F.A. Farrelly.… Read the rest

Emanuela Zaccarelli promoted to research director

Congratulations to Emanuela Zaccarelli for being promoted to the position of research director.… Read the rest

Andrea Puglisi promoted to senior researcher

Congratulations to Andrea Puglisi for being promoted to the position of senior researcher.… Read the rest

GELARTE

Microgel e arte: una nuova tecnologia per la conservazione dei beni cartacei

Totale sovvenzione: € 149.989,33
Progetto di Ricerca, finanziato ai sensi della L.R. 13/08
Funding Body: Lazioinnova – Regione Lazio
Coordinatore: Emanuela Zaccarelli
Altri membri del gruppo di Ricerca … Read the rest

MICROSORT

Chip microfluidici a membrane asimmetriche per il sorting della motilità spermatica

Totale sovvenzione: € 148.027,90
Progetto di Ricerca, finanziato ai sensi della L.R. 13/08
Funding Body: Lazioinnova – Regione Lazio
Coordinatore: Andrea Puglisi
Altri membri del gruppo di Ricerca CNR … Read the rest

MODSS

Monitoraggio di detriti spaziali basato su stereo-rilevazioni intercontinentali

Totale sovvenzione: € 149.940,83
Progetto di Ricerca, finanziato ai sensi della L.R. 13/08
Funding Body: Lazioinnova – Regione Lazio
Coordinatore: Andrea Cavagna
Altri membri del gruppo di Ricerca CNR ISC: Massimo CenciniRead the rest

Lara Benfatto awarded Ludwig-Genzel-Prize

Lara Benfatto awarded Ludwig-Genzel-Prize.
The Ludwig-Genzel-Prize is awarded to a young scientist for exceptional contributions to the field of condensed-matter spectroscopy.… Read the rest

José Lorenzana appointed acting director

José Lorenzana will take over from Claudio Conti as director starting July 1st 2018.
Many thanks to both of them.Read the rest

Verbale del Consiglio di Istituto dell’Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi (ISC) del 19/06/2018

verbale Consiglio di Istituto – 19 giugno 2018Read the rest

Sezione divulgazione

È ora disponibile una sezione in italiano dedicata alla divulgazione.… Read the rest

SuperTop2018

International Workshop on 2D superconductivity, Rome 22 June 2018

SuperTop2018 is an international one-day workshop aimed at bringing together experts in the fields of two-dimensional superconductors, covering different topics ranging from conventional and unconventional superconductors to quasi-2D Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless physics and … Read the rest

Complex Networks and Water Distribution Systems

April 19th 2018

Università della Campania “Vanvitelli”
Via Roma, 29 Aversa (CE)


“I giovedì del dottorato”, periodic meetings of the PhD School in Environment, Design and Innovation of Università della Campania “Vanvitelli”

LOCANDINA SEMINARIO DOTTORATO 19 Aprile ADI XXXIII Read the rest

Symposium EP07: Tailored Disorder─Novel Materials for Advanced Optics and Photonics

Hynes Convention Center (Boston, USA)
November 25-30, 2018
The MRS Fall Meeting 2018 symposium aims to create collaboration and a creative discussion among the many groups involved in the search, development and use of disorder covering all areas and disciplines … Read the rest

Emanuela Zaccarelli awarded a MIUR FARE grant

Emanuela Zaccarelli awarded a MIUR FARE grant with the project SOFTART: Enhancing microgels potentialities: ultrasoftness and cultural heritage applications.

The project builds on the ERC Consolidator project MIMIC and combines theoretical/numerical expertise of the MIMIC team led by Emanuela … Read the rest

SOFTART

Enhancing microgels potentialities: ultrasoftness and cultural heritage applications

Funding Body: MIUR (2018-2021)
Emanuela Zaccarelli
The SOFTART project aims to explore the growing potentialities of microgels by focusing on two different aspects that are relevant for both fundamental and applied science. … Read the rest

2018

  • [DOI] “The bkt universality class in the presence of correlated disorder,” Condensed matter, vol. 3, iss. 1, p. 8, 2018.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{2018_1, title={The BKT Universality Class in the Presence of Correlated Disorder}, volume={3}, ISSN={2410-3896}, url={http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/condmat3010008}, DOI={10.3390/condmat3010008}, journal={Condensed Matter}, publisher={MDPI AG}, 
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Valentina Palmieri awarded PREMIO FUTURO prize

Research on graphene for anti-bacterial applications wins the prize “PREMIO FUTURO” awarded to Valentina Palmieri, leading the ISC-Cattolica collaboration.
PremioGiovedìScienza_VII ed_VINCITORI_10-5-2018_COMUNICATORead the rest

Mechanics of Earthquake Faulting

International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”
July 2-7, 2018

Directors

Andrea Bizzarri – INGV, Sezione di Bologna (Italy)
Shamita Das – University of Oxford (UK)
Alberto Petri – CNR-ISC, Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)

Secretary

Anna Maria Loguercio – CNR-ISC, … Read the rest

2018 Workshop on Complexity in Engineering (COMPENG)

COMPENG 2018 will focus on the latest developments in complexity science
and their application in an engineering perspective.
Authors are encouraged to submit abstract or papers on their research
considering, but not being limited to, the following topics:

– Agent-based … Read the rest

Andrea Cavagna wins ERC Advanced Grant

Congratulations to Andrea Cavagna for winning an ERC Advanced Grant (panel PE2) with the project:
Renormalization group approach to the collective behaviour of strongly correlated biological systems (RG.BIO)

Biological systems displaying collective behaviour are characterized by strong spatio-temporal correlations, which … Read the rest

Avviso di selezione n° ADR ISC RMSAP 03_2018

Pubblica selezione per il conferimento di n° 1 (uno) assegno post dottorale per lo svolgimento di attività di ricerca sul tema di ricerca realizzazione teorica e sperimentale di algoritmi per porte logiche quantistiche in mezzi complessi nell’ambito del progetto di … Read the rest

Bando di selezione n. ISC-002-2018-RMSAP-Prot 0020697

Codice Bando ISC-002-2018-RMSAP-Prot 0020697, scadenza : 16/04/2018
(pdf CNR URP)
– Selezione pubblica per : titoli e colloquio
– Numero assegni : 2
– Diplomi di laurea: Fisica, Matematica, Ingegneria, Informatica, Statistica, Economia
– Requisiti :
– Dottorato di ricerca … Read the rest

Flexible and Wearable Metamaterials: new frontiers in biomedical and safety&security applications

Metamaterials are engineered material having periodic structures that exhibit unique properties when they interact with electromagnetic waves in comparison with natural materials. They offer interesting applications throughout the electromagnetic spectrum and are crucial in the Terahertz (THz) frequency band which … Read the rest

Verbale del Consiglio di Istituto dell’Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi (ISC) del 28/02/2018

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Outstanding Referee: Stefano Lepri

Stefano Lepri Outstanding Referee of Physical Review for 2018

American Physical Society announces “Outstanding Referees” for 2018

Ridge, NY, 26 February 2018 — The American Physical Society (APS) has selected 147 Outstanding Referees for 2018 that have demonstrated exceptional work … Read the rest

When is a lubricant effective?

A plate shearing an interstitial granular medium and driven by an always ongoing spring feels less fricion when only few layers are present. Adding more layers results in an increase of friction,
nevertheless the plate slides more often. The ease … Read the rest

Spatio-temporal phenomena in complex systems with time delays

The review article Spatio-temporal phenomena in complex systems with time delays by S. Yanchuk and G. Giacomelli has been selected for inclusion in the Journal of Physics A Highlights of 2017 collection (Topical Reviews):… Read the rest

Ciclo di seminari: Dalla fisica della Risonanza Magnetica Nucleare alle immagini diagnostiche

Silvia Capuani (CNR ISC & NMR and Medical physics Laboratory Physics Dpt. Sapienza)
Friday, 26 January 2018 from 15:00 to 17:00 (Europe/Rome)
at Dipartimento di Fisica – Edificio G. Marconi ( Aula Conversi )
(locandina ciclo seminari)
Venerdì 26 gennaio … Read the rest

Anderson localization

We have numerically studied the Anderson localization (AL) in 3D disordered systems, where its experimental demonstration is particularly tricky because of the restrictive Ioffe-Regel criterion. We employ an ab initio approach by using a finite difference time domain (FDTD) code … Read the rest

Laser printing

By exploiting the mechanism of supercavitation we are able to realize laser-induced multi-scale structure on the surface of Graphene-Oxide (GO) based polymeric matrices. The objective of this activity is twofold. From a fundamental point of view, we want to investigate … Read the rest

Quantum solitons

The study of nonlinear propagation of light at a quantum level may offer a complete a scenario to understand the action of nonlinearity at a low photon number regime can unveil unknown and totally new optical effects.
The first phenomenon … Read the rest

In the news: anti-graphene surface and bone tissue in Le Scienze

Le Scienze – the italian edition of American scienze – reports on
Laser-printed anti-bacterial graphene oxide helps regenerate bone.… Read the rest

Elezioni Consiglio di Istituto – 2018

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Workshop on Teaching and Learning Statistical Physics

April 4th-6th 2018
Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Via San Donato, 21 – 53045 (Google Maps)
Montepulciano (Siena, Italy)
Organizers: Roberto Livi (University of Florence) and Paolo Politi (Institute for Complex Systems, CNR)
Scientific Secretary: Giovanna … Read the rest