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Stefano Pittalis

CNR Researcher

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Research interests

Quantum many-body problems in physics, chemistry, and material science.

(Time-dependent) density-functional theory and generalizations.

Development and application of computational methods for the simulation of equilibrium and non-equilibrium properties of quantum systems on the nanoscale.

Biographical sketch

(2013 - present time) Researcher

(2011 - 2013) Post-doc
University of California - Department of Chemistry,
Irvine, CA, U.S.A.
Advisor: Prof. K. Burke.

(2009 - 2011) Post-doc
University of Missouri - Department of Physics and Astronomy,
Columbia, MO, U.S.A.
Advisor: Prof. G. Vignale.

(2008 - 2009) Post-doc
Free University Berlin - Department of Theoretical Physics,
Berlin, Germany.
Advisor: Prof. E.K.U. Gross.

(2008) Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics
Free University Berlin - Department of Theoretical Physics,
Berlin, Germany.
Supervisor: Prof. E.K.U. Gross.

Selected publications

S. P., F. Troiani, C.A. Rozzi, and G. Vignale, "Ab-initio theory of spin-entanglement in atoms and molecules", PRB 91, 075109 (2015)

S. P., et al. "Charge separation dynamics and opto-electronic properties of a diaminoterephthalate-C60 dyad", Adv. Funct. Mater. (2014) doi: 10.1002/adfm.201402316

F. G. Eich, S. P., G. Vignale, "Transverse and longitudinal gradients of the spin magnetization in spin-density-functional theory", PRB 88, 245102 (2013)

E. Räsänen, C. A. Rozzi, S. P., G. Vignale, "Electron-Electron Interactions in Artificial Graphene", PRL, 108, 246803 (2012)

A. Sanna, S. P., J. K. Dewhurst, M. Monni, S. Sharma, G. Ummarino, S. Massidda, and E. K. U. Gross, "Phononic Self energy effects and superconductivity in CaC6", PRB, 85, 184514 (2012)

S. P., G. Vignale, and I. V. Tokatly, "Quantum continuum mechanics in a strong magnetic field", PRB, 84, 245118 (2011)

S. P., et al. "Exact conditions and scaling relations in finite temperature density functional theory", PRL, 107, 163001 (2011)

S. P. and E. Räsänen, "Laplacian-level density functionals for the exchange-correlation energy of low-dimensional nanostructuress", PRB, 82, 165123 (2010)

E. Räsänen, S. P., K. Capelle, and C. R. Proetto, "Lower Bounds on the Exchange-Correlation Energy in Reduced Dimensions" PRL, 102, 206406 (2009)

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