Cages and anomalous diffusion in vibrated dense granular media

Caging is the typical microscopic phenomenon that "traps" molecules…

Radio 3 Scienza on "Rappresentanza o governabilità", A. Petri interviewed

Alberto Petri interviewed on "Rappresentanza o governabilità",…

Brownian Ratchet in a Thermal Bath Driven by Coulomb Friction

A Brownian Ratchet is a small engine which is conceived to extract…

Shaken Granular Lasers

  A random laser is usually obtained pumping light through…

Quasi 2D granular dynamics

4000 spheres of steel (diameter 2mm) are deposited on a horizontal…

Soft matter

The term “soft matter” refers to a very large class of materials,…

Granular Dynamics Laboratory

Since July 2010, the Granular Dynamics Laboratory is operative…

Granular Phases

Steel spheres move on a plate. The "thermostat " is a vibrating…

GRANULAR CHAOS

Granular fluids to explore non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. Funding…

Granular Gases to explore Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

How do properties of molecular trajectories reflect on large…