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Claudio Guarcello

CNR Post-Doc

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NEST, Istituto di Nanoscienze CNR-NANO
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Research interests

Thermal effects in mesoscopic systems;
Josephson effect and Josephson dynamics (RCSJ and sine-Gordon models);
Phase-coherent thermal effects in nanoscale systems (coherent caloritronics);
Mesoscopic superconductivity;
Soliton dynamics in superconducting systems;
Noise-Induced Effects in Classical and Quantum Physical Systems;
Models of Population Dynamics;
Out of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics;
Levy processes and non-Gaussian distributions.

Biographical sketch

03/2017 - present Post-doctoral fellow, NEST, Pisa, Italy
Project:"Theoretical physics to study the coherent heat transport properties in Josephson superconducting systems" ERC Consolidator Grant - PI: Dr. F. Giazotto

09/2013 - present UNN Italian PhD students in Radio Physics (without funding/fellowship) of the PhD Institute of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) in the framework of the joint project between the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) (Russia), Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia) and the University of Palermo (Italy). Advisor: Prof. Dr. A. Pankratov

02/2016 - 03/2017 Post-doctoral fellow, NEST, Pisa (Italy); CNR Institute SPIN, Genova (Italy) and the Physics Department, University of Genova, Genova (Italy) Project: "Theoretical physics to study the coherent heat transport properties in Josephson superconducting systems". FIRB project "Coherent caloritronics in mesoscopic superconducting circuits (CoCa)" - PI: Dr. P. Solinas

01/2015 - 07/2015 Post-doctoral fellow, Physics and Chemistry Department, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy Project: "Noise analysis in electronic devices of interest for the cooperative upconversion" PON Project PNO02_00355_3391233-ENERGETIC - PI: Prof. Dr. B. Spagnolo

01/2012 - 01/2015 PhD Student, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

11/2014 - 12/2014 Research activities at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)

05/2013 - 07/2013 Period of formation/collaboration at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Physikalisches Institut, Karlsruhe (Germany), hosted by Prof. Dr. A. Ustinov

09/2012 Research activities at Marian Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, Mark Kac Complex Systems Research Center, Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Krakow (Poland)

03/2015 Ph.D in Applied Physics, University of Palermo, Italy.
Title of Ph.D. thesis: Noisy dynamics in long and short Josephson junctions.
Advisor: Prof. Dr. B. Spagnolo.

03/2011 Master degree in Physics, University of Palermo, Italy.
Thesis: "Structural, magnetic and electronic properties of FeO and NiO ultrathin films in epitaxial growth of a surface Cu (001), using ab initio simulations".
Advisors: Prof. Dr. M. Merli, Prof. Dr. F. M. Gelardi.
Valutation: 110/110 cum laude

10/2006 Bachelor degree in Physics, University of Palermo, Italy.
Thesis: "Surface impedance of superconductors with grain bou

Selected publications

Guarcello, Solinas, Braggio, Giazotto Solitonic thermal transport in a current biased long Josephson junction, (2018) submitted to PRB, preprint on arXiv:1805.05685

Guarcello, Solinas, Braggio, Giazotto Phase-coherent solitonic Josephson heat oscillator, (2018), Submitted to Sci. Rep., preprint on arXiv:1803.02588

Guarcello, Valenti, Spagnolo, Pierro, GFilatrella, Josephson-based threshold detector for Lévy distributed fluctuations (2018) submitted to PRAppl, preprint on arXiv:1802.01095

Guarcello, Solinas, Braggio, Giazotto Solitonic Josephson Thermal Transport, Phys. Rev. Applied 9, 0304014 (2018)

Guarcello, Solinas, Braggio, Di Ventra, Giazotto, Josephson Thermal Memory, Phys.Rev.Applied 9, 014021 (2018)

Guarcello, Solinas, Di Ventra, Giazotto, Hysteretic superconducting heat-flux quantum modulator, Phys.Rev.Applied 7, 044021 (2017)

Guarcello, Solinas, Di Ventra, Giazotto, Solitonic Josephson-based meminductive systems, Sci. Rep. 7, 46736 (2017)

Guarcello, Valenti, Spagnolo, Pierro, Filatrella, Anomalous transport effects on switching currents of graphene-based Josephson junctions, Nanotechnology 28 134001 (2017)

Spagnolo, Guarcello, Magazzu, Carollo, Persano Adorno, Valenti, Nonlinear Relaxation Phenomena in Metastable Condensed Matter Systems, Entropy 19(1), 20 (2017)

Guarcello, Giazotto, Solinas, Coherent diffraction of thermal currents in long Josephson tunnel junctions. Phys.Rev.B 94, 054522 (2016)

Guarcello, Valenti, Carollo, Spagnolo, Effects of Levy noise on the dynamics of sine-Gordon solitons in long Josephson junctions, J.Stat.Mech.:Theory Exp. 054012 (2016)

Guarcello, Valenti, Spagnolo, Phase dynamics in graphene-based Josephson junctions in the presence of thermal and correlated fluctuations, Phys.Rev.B, 92, 174519 (2015)

Spagnolo, Valenti, Guarcello, Carollo, Persano Adorno, Spezia, Pizzolato, Noise-induced Effects in Nonlinear Relaxation of Condensed Matter Systems, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 81, 412-424 (2015)

Guarcello, Valenti, Carollo, Spagnolo, Stabilization effects of dichotomous noise on the lifetime of the superconducting state in a long Josephson junction, Entropy 17, 2862 (2015)

Valenti, Guarcello, Spagnolo, Switching times in long-overlap Josephson junctions subject to thermal fluctuations and non-Gaussian noise sources, Phys.Rev.B, 89, 214510 (2014)

Guarcello, Valenti, Augello Spagnolo, Role of non-Gaussian sources in the transient dynamics of long Josephson junjunctions, Acta Phys. Pol. B 44, 997 (2013)

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