Nanophysics and Quantum Systems

Specific mission

The ‘Nanophysics and Quantum Systems’ Group is devoted to the theoretical modelling and simulation of a broad spectrum of phenomena in quantum physics, ranging from applicative topics like quantum cascade lasers and optoelectronics in nanodevices, to fundamental problems like the effects of correlations, the role of decoherence and dissipation induced by the environment, out of equilibrium phenomena, quantum information, with the common purpose of understanding how novel fundamental quantum effects can be observed in realistic systems.

Main research topics

Main partnerships

  • University of Würzburg (Germany),
  • CEA Grenoble (France),
  • CNR-NEST and Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy),
  • INRIM (Italy)
  • CNR and Physics Department of the University of Bologna (Italy)
  • Centro Atomico de Bariloche & Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • University of California, Davis (USA)
  • RF-microwave and computational electronics (DET, Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Sissa and CNR Democritos, Trieste (Italy)
  • MIT (USA)
  • Technical University of Dresden (Germany)
  • University of Düsseldorf (Germany)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (USA)
  • Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Barcelona  (Spain)


Full publication list available on our webpage (see below for a list of selected ones)

Projects and publications