Articles

  1. Influence of Sensorial Delay on Clustering and Swarming
    Rafal Piwowarczyk, Martin Selin, Thomas Ihle & Giovanni Volpe
    submitted
    arXiv: 1803.06026
  2. Active Matter Alters the Growth Dynamics of Coffee Rings
    Tuğba Andaç, Pascal Weigmann, Sabareesh K. P. Velu, Erçağ Pinçe, Agnese Callegari, Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    submitted
    arXiv: 1803.02619
  3. Light-controlled Assembly of Active Colloidal Molecules
    Falko Schmidt, Benno Liebchen, Hartmut Löwen & Giovanni Volpe
    submitted
    arXiv: 1801.06868
  4. Active Atoms and Interstitials in Two-dimensional Colloidal Crystals
    Kilian Dietrich, Ivo Buttinoni, Giovanni Volpe & Lucio Isa
    submitted
    arXiv: 1710.08680
  5. Biophotonics feature: introduction
    Paolo Campagnola, Daniel Cote, Francesco Pavone, Peter Reece, Vivek J. Srinivasan, Tomasz Tkaczyk & Giovanni Volpe
    Biomedical Optics Express 9(3), 1229–1231 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1364/BOE.9.001229
  6. Microscopic engine powered by critical demixing
    Falko Schmidt, Alessandro Magazzù, Agnese Callegari, Luca Biancofiore, Frank Cichos & Giovanni Volpe
    Physical Review Letters 120(6), 068004 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.068004
    arXiv:1705.03317

    Featured in:
    Focus: A Tiny Engine Powered by Light and Liquid Physics”, Physics 11, 16 (February 9, 2018)
    Laser + Critical Liquid = Micro-Engine”, Optics & Photonics News (February 12, 2018)
    Tiny engine powered by demixing fluid” Phys.Org (February 12, 2018)
    Расслаивание растворителя закрутило микрочастицы вокруг лазерного пучка”, N+1: научные статьи, новости, открытия (February 12, 2018)
    Tiny engine powered by remixing fluid”, Brinkwire (February 16, 2018)
  7. Abnormal structural brain connectome in individuals with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease
    Joana B. Pereira, Danielle van Westen, Erik Stomrud, Tor Olof Strandberg, Giovanni Volpe, Eric Westman & Oskar Hansson
    Cerebral Cortex, accepted (2017)
    DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhx236

    Featured in “Nuke med helps diagnose early Alzheimer’s from amyloid network topology”, HealthImaging, 14 Nov 2017
  8. Dynamic control of particle deposition in evaporating droplets by an external point source vapor
    Robert Malinowski, Giovanni Volpe, Ivan Parkin & Giorgio Volpe
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 9(3), 659—664 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b02831
    arXiv: 1801.08218
  9. Altered structural network organization in cognitively normal individuals with amyloid pathology
    Olga Voevodskaya, Joana B. Pereira, Giovanni Volpe, Olof Lindberg, Erik Stomrud, Danielle van Westen, Eric Westman & Oskar Hansson
    Neurobiology of Aging 64, 15—24 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2017.11.014
  10. Amyloid network topology characterizes the progression of Alzheimer’s disease during the predementia stages
    Joana B. Pereira, Tor Olof Strandberg, Sebastian Palmqvist, Giovanni Volpe, Danielle van Westen, Eric Westman & Oskar Hansson, for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
    Cerebral Cortex 28(1), 340—349 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhx294
  11. Metastable clusters and channels formed by active particles with aligning interactions
    Simon Nilsson & Giovanni Volpe
    New Journal of Physics 19, 115008 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/aa9516
    arXiv: 1706.01326
  12. Experimental realization of a minimal microscopic heat engine
    Aykut Argun, Jalpa Soni, Lennart Dabelow, Stefano Bo, Giuseppe Pesce, Ralf Eichhorn & Giovanni Volpe
    Physical Review E 96(5), 05216 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.052106
    arXiv: 1708.07197
  13. The topography of the environment alters the optimal search strategy for active particles
    Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 114(43), 11350—11355 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1711371114
    arXiv: 1706.07785
  14. BRAPH: A graph theory software for the analysis of brain connectivity
    Mite Mijalkov, Ehsan Kakaei, Joana B. Pereira, Eric Westman & Giovanni Volpe
    PLoS ONE 12(8), e0178798 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178798
    bioRxiv: 106625
  15. Two-dimensional nature of the active Brownian motion of catalytic microswimmers at solid and liquid interfaces
    Kilian Dietrich, Damian Renggli, Michele Zanini, Giovanni Volpe, Ivo Buttinoni & Lucio Isa
    New Journal of Physics 19, 065008 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/aa7126
  16. Small Mass Limit of a Langevin Equation on a Manifold
    Jeremiah Birrell, Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Annales Henri Poincaré 18(2), 707—755 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1007/s00023-016-0508-3
    arXiv: 1604.04819
  17. Non-Boltzmann stationary distributions and non-equilibrium relations in active baths
    Aykut Argun, Ali-Reza Moradi, Erçağ Pinçe, Gokhan Baris Bagci, Alberto Imparato & Giovanni Volpe
    Physical Review E 94(6), 062150 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.062150
  18. Active Brownian particles in complex and crowded environments (Invited review)
    Clemens Bechinger, Roberto Di Leonardo, Hartmut Löwen, Charles Reichhardt, Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    Reviews of Modern Physics 88(4), 045006 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.88.045006
    arXiv: 1602.00081
  19. An SDE approximation for stochastic differential delay equations with colored state-dependent noise
    Austin McDaniel, Ozer Duman, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Markov Processes and Related Fields 22(3), 595-628 (2016)
    arXiv: 1406.7287
  20. Disrupted Network Topology in Patients with Stable and Progressive Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease
    Joana B. Pereira, Mite Mijalkov, Ehsan Kakaei, Patricia Mecocci,
Bruno Vellas, Magda Tsolaki, Iwona Kłoszewska, Hilka Soininen, Christian Spenger, Simmon Lovestone, Andrew Simmons, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Giovanni Volpe & Eric Westman, AddNeuroMed consortium, for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
    Cerebral Cortex 26(8), 3476—3493 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhw128
  21. Better stability with measurement errors
    Aykut Argun & Giovanni Volpe
    Journal of Statistical Physics 163(6), 1477—1485 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1007/s10955-016-1518-8
    arXiv: 1608.08461
  22. Nonadditivity of critical Casimir forces 
    Paladugu Sathyanarayana, Agnese Callegari, Yazgan Tuna, Lukas Barth, Siegfried Dietrich, Andrea Gambassi & Giovanni Volpe
    Nature Communications 7, 11403 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11403
    arXiv: 1511.02613

    Featured in:
    2+1 is not always 3: In the microworld unity is not always strength”, Phys.org
    Wenn 2 plus 1 nicht 3 ergibt”, Scinexx
    Физики доказали существование эффекта множества тел”, Gazeta.ru
    2+1 is not always 3”, Health Medicinet
    Nei colloidi 2 +1 non è uguale a 3”, Le Scienze
    Nei colloidi 2 +1 non è uguale a 3”, All News 24
    Wenn 2 plus 1 nicht 3 ergibt”, Scinexx
    2+1 ist nicht immer 3 – In der Mikro-Welt macht Einigkeit nicht immer”, idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft
  23. Effective drifts in dynamical systems with multiplicative noise: A review of recent progress (Invited review)
    Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Reports on Progress in Physics 79(5), 053901 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1088/0034-4885/79/5/053901
    arXiv: 1511.05340
  24. Disorder-mediated crowd control in an active matter system
    Erçağ Pinçe, Sabareesh K. P. Velu, Agnese Callegari, Parviz Elahi, Sylvain Gigan, Giovanni Volpe & Giorgio Volpe
    Nature Communications 7, 10907 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10907

    Featured in:
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behaviororg
    Physics Explains Group Dynamics: When There’s Chaos, Individuals Disperse”, Medical Daily
    Ученые выяснили, как меняющаяся окружающая среда влияет на движение толпы”, Gazeta.ru
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behaviour”, Nano
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behaviour”, Noodls
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behavior”, EurekAlert!
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behavior”, Informs
    Understanding the dynamics of crowd behavior”, Nanowerk
  25. The small-mass limit for Langevin dynamics with unbounded coefficients and positive friction
    David P. Herzog, Scott Hottovy & Giovanni Volpe
    Journal of Statistical Physics 163(3), 659—673 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1007/s10955-016-1498-8
    arXiv: 1510.04187
  26. Engineering sensorial delay to control phototaxis and emergent collective behaviors
    Mite Mijalkov, Austin McDaniel, Jan Wehr & Giovanni Volpe
    Physical Review X 6(1), 011008 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.6.011008
    arXiv: 1511.04528

    Featured in “Focus: Sensing Delays Control Robot Swarming
    Physics 9, 13 (January 29, 2016)
  27. Polar POLICRYPS diffractive structures generate cylindrical vector beams
    Domenico Alj, Sathyanarayana Paladugu, Giovanni Volpe, Roberto Caputo & Cesare Umeton
    Applied Physics Letter 107(20), 201101 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4935605
    arXiv: 1509.07671
  28. Optical trapping and control of a dielectric nanowire by a nanoaperture
    Mehdi Shafiei Aporvari, Fardin Kheirandish & Giovanni Volpe
    Optics Letters 40(20), 4807—4810 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1364/OL.40.004807
    arXiv: 1507.04044
  29. Aberrant cerebral network topology and mild cognitive impairment in early Parkinson’s disease
    Joana B. Pereira, Dag Aarsland, Cedric E. Ginestet, Alexander V. Lebedev, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Andrew Simmons, Giovanni Volpe & Eric Westman
    Human Brain Mapping 36(8), 2980—2995 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22822
  30. Formation, compression and surface melting of colloidal clusters by active particles (Cover article)
    Felix Kümmel, Parmida Shabestari, Celia Lozano, Giovanni Volpe & Clemens Bechinger
    Soft Matter 11(31), 6187—6191 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00827A
  31. The Smoluchowski-Kramers limit of stochastic differential equations with arbitrary state-dependent friction
    Scott Hottovy, Austin McDaniel, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Communications in Mathematical Physics 336(3), 1259—1283 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1007/s00220-014-2233-4
    arXiv: 1404.2330
  32. A step-by-step guide to the realisation of advanced optical tweezers
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Onofrio M. Maragò, Philip H. Jones, Sylvain Gigan, Antonio Sasso & Giovanni Volpe
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B 32(5), B84—B98 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.32.000B84
    arXiv: 1501.07894
  33. Computational toolbox for optical tweezers in geometrical optics
    Agnese Callegari, Mite Mijalkov, Burak Gököz & Giovanni Volpe
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B 32(5), B11—B19 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.32.000B11
    arXiv: 1402.5439
  34. Longterm influence of fluid inertia on the diffusion of a Brownian particle
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Antonio Sasso
    Physical Review E 90(4), 042309 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.042309
    arXiv: 1402.6913
  35. Speckle optical tweezers: Micromanipulation with random light fields
    Giorgio Volpe, Lisa Kurz, Agnese Callegari, Giovanni Volpe & Sylvain Gigan
    Optics Express 22(15), 18159—18167 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.018159
    arXiv: 1403.0364
  36. Reply to comment on “Circular motion of asymmetric self-propelling particles” arXiv:4016
    Felix Kümmel, Borge ten Hagen, Raphael Wittkowski, Daisuke Takagi, Ivo Buttinoni, Ralf Eichhorn, Giovanni Volpe, Hartmut Löwen & Clemens Bechinger
    Physical Review Letters 113, 029802 (2014)
  37. Simulation of the active Brownian motion of a microswimmer
    Giorgio Volpe, Sylvain Gigan & Giovanni Volpe
    American Journal of Physics 82(7), 659—664 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1119/1.4870398
  38. Brownian motion in a speckle light field: Tunable anomalous diffusion and selective optical manipulation
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Sylvain Gigan
    Scientific Reports 4, 3936 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1038/srep03936
    arXiv: 1304.1433
  39. Stratonovich-to-Itô transition in noisy systems with multiplicative feedback
    Giuseppe Pesce, Austin McDaniel, Scott Hottovy, Jan Wehr & Giovanni Volpe
    Nature Communications 4, 2733 (2013)
  40. Optical trapping and manipulation of nanostructures
    Onofrio M. Maragò, Philip H. Jones, Pietro Gucciardi, Giovanni Volpe & Andrea Ferrari
    Nature Nanotechnology 8(), 807—819 (2013)
  • “Sorting of chiral microswimmers” (Cover article) arXiv:1212.6504
    Mite Mijalkov & Giovanni Volpe
    Soft Matter 9, 6376—6381 (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.1039/C3SM27923E
  1. “Circular motion of asymmetric self-propelling particles” arXiv:1302.5787
    Felix Kümmel, Borge ten Hagen, Raphael Wittkowski, Ivo Buttinoni, Giovanni Volpe, Hartmut Löwen & Clemens Bechinger
    Physical Review Letters 110, 198302 (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.198302

    Featured in “Round and Round in Circles”, Physics, Synopsys (May 9, 2013).
  2. “Simulation of a Brownian particle in an optical trap”
    Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    American Journal of Physics 81, 224—230 (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.1119/1.4772632
  3. “Thermophoresis of Brownian particles driven by coloured noise” arXiv:1205.1093
    Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    EPL (Europhysics Letters) 99, 60002 (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/99/60002
  4. “Active Brownian motion tunable by light” arXiv:1110.2202
    Ivo Buttinoni, Giovanni Volpe, Felix Kümmel, Giorgio Volpe & Clemens Bechinger
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 24, 284129 (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/24/28/284129
  5. “Noise-induced drift in stochastic differential equations arXiv:1112.2607
    with arbitrary friction and diffusion in the Smoluchowski-Kramers limit”
    Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Journal of Statistical Physics 146, 762—773 (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10955-012-0418-9
  6. “Microswimmers in patterned environments” arXiv:1104.3203
    Giovanni Volpe, Ivo Buttinoni, Dominik Vogt, Hans-Jürgen Kümmerer & Clemens Bechinger
    Soft Matter 7, 8810—8815 (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1039/C1SM05960B
  7. Reply to comment on “Influence of noise on force measurements” arXiv:1101.3916
    Giovanni Volpe, Laurent Helden, Thomas Brettschneider, Jan Wehr, and Clemens Bechinger
    Physical Review Letters 107, 078902 (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.078902
  8. “Force measurement in the presence of Brownian noise: arXiv:1009.2386
    Equilibrium distribution method vs. drift method”
    Thomas Brettschneider, Giovanni Volpe, Laurent Helden, Jan Wehr & Clemens Bechinger
    Physical Review E 83, 041113 (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.83.041113
  9. “Influence of rotational force fields on the determination arXiv:1006.4534
    of the work done on a driven Brownian particle”
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giovanni Volpe, Alberto Imparato, Giulia Rusciano & Antonio Sasso
    Journal of Optics 13, 044006 (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1088/2040-8978/13/4/044006
  10. “Fractal plasmonics: Subdiffraction focusing and broadband spectral response by a Sierpisky nanocarpet”
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Romain Quidant
    Optics Express 19, 3612—3618 (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.003612
  11. “Influence of noise on force measurements” arXiv:1004.0874
    Giovanni Volpe, Laurent Helden, Thomas Brettschneider, Jan Wehr & Clemens Bechinger
    Physical Review Letters 104, 170602 (2010)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.170602
  12. “Novel perspectives for the application of total internal reflection microscopy” arXiv:0909.5131
    Giovanni Volpe, Thomas Brettschneider, Laurent Helden & Clemens Bechinger
    Optics Express 17, 23975—23985 (2009)
    https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023975
  13. “Quantitative assessment of non-conservative radiation forces in an optical trap” arXiv:0902.4178
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Anna Chiara De Luca, Giulia Rusciano & Giovanni Volpe
    EPL (Europhysics Letters) 86, 38002 (2009)
    https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/86/38002
  14. “Thermal noise suppression: How much does it cost?” arXiv:0711.0923
    Giovanni Volpe, Jan Wehr, Dmitri Petrov & J. Miguel Rubi
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 42, 095005 (2009)
    https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/42/9/095005
  15. “Mie scattering distinguishes the topological charge of an optical vortex: A homage to Gustav Mie”
    Valeria Garbin, Giovanni Volpe, Enrico Ferrari, Michel Versluis, Dan Cojoc & Dmitri Petrov
    New Journal of Physics 11, 013046 (2009)
    https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/11/1/013046
  16. “10-fold detection range increase in quadrant-photodiode position sensing for photonic force microscope”
    Sandro Perrone, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 106101 (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2993177
  17. “Stochastic resonant damping in a noisy monostable system: Theory and experiment”
    Giovanni Volpe, Sandro Perrone, J. Miguel Rubi & Dmitri Petrov
    Physical Review E 77, 051107 (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.77.051107
  18. “Surface plasmon optical tweezers: Tunable optical manipulation in the femtonewton range”
    Maurizio Righini, Giovanni Volpe, Christian Girard, Dmitri Petrov & Romain Quidant
    Physical Review Letters 100, 186804 (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.186804
  19. “Singular point characterization in microscopic flows” arXiv:0707.3546
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Physical Review E 77, 037301 (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.77.037301
  20. “Brownian motion in a non-homogeneous force field and photonic force microscope” arXiv:0708.0492
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Physical Review E 76, 061118 (2007)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.76.061118
  21. “Back-scattering position detection for photonic force microscopy”
    Giovanni Volpe, Gregory Kozyreff & Dmitri Petrov
    Journal of Applied Physics 102, 084701 (2007)
    https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2799047
  22. “Real-time actin-cytoskeleton depolymerization detection in a single cell using optical tweezers”
    Anna Chiara de Luca, Giovanni Volpe, Anna Morales Drets, Maria Isabel Geli, Giuseppe Pesce, Giulia Rusciano, Antonio Sasso & Dmitri Petrov
    Optics Express 15, 7922—7932 (2007)
    https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.007922
  23. “Torque detection using Brownian fluctuations”
    Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Physical Review Letters 97, 210603 (2006)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.210603

    Featured in “Focus: Hidden Twists and Turns
    Physical Review Focus 18, 17 (December 1, 2006)
  24. “The lag phase and G1 phase of a single yeast cell monitored by Raman microspectroscopy”
    Gajendra P. Singh, Giovanni Volpe, Caitriona M. Creely, Helga Grötsch, Isabel M. Geli & Dmitri Petrov
    Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 37, 858—864 (2006)
    https://doi.org/10.1002/jrs.1520
  25. “Surface plasmon radiation forces”
    Giovanni Volpe, Romain Quidant, Gonçal Badenes & Dmitri Petrov
    Physical Review Letters 96, 238101 (2006)
    https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.238101
  26. “Dynamics of a growing cell in an optical trap”
    Giovanni Volpe, Gajendra Pratap Singh & Dmitri Petrov
    Applied Physics Letters 88, 231106 (2006)
    https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2213015
  27. Raman imaging of floating cells
    Caitriona M. Creely, Giovanni Volpe, Gajendra P. Singh, Marta Soler & Dmitri Petrov
    Optics Express 13(16), 6105—6110 (2005)
    DOI: 10.1364/OPEX.13.006105
  28. Real-time detection of hyperosmotic stress response in optically trapped single yeast cells using Raman microspectroscopy
    Gajendra P. Singh, Caitriona M. Creely, Giovanni Volpe, Helga Grötsch & Dmitri Petrov
    Analytical Chemistry 77(8), 2564—2568 (2005)
    DOI: 10.1021/ac048359j
  29. Generation of cylindrical vector beams with few-mode fibers excited by Laguerre-Gaussian beams
    Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Optics Communications 237(1), 89—95 (2004)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.optcom.2004.03.080