Prof. Dr. Francesco Piazza

Professor
Theoretical Physics III
Phone: +49-(0)821-598-3716
Fax: +49-(0)821-598-3725
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Room: 404 (S)
Address: Universitätsstraße 1 (Physik Süd), 86159 Augsburg

Academic Career

since 2023:    Professor, University of Augsburg
2017-2023:    Max-Planck Research Group Leader, Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (Dresden)
2015-2017:    APART research fellow at the University of Innsbruck, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Group of Prof. H. Ritsch
2013-2014:    Post-doc at the TU Munich, Group of Prof. W. Zwerger
2011-2013:    Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow, TU Munich, Group of Prof. W. Zwerger
2007-2011:    Ph.D. in Physics, INO-CNR BEC Center and University of Trento, Italy
2002-2007:    Degree in Physics, University of Bologna, Italy
 

Research Interests

  • Subject: strong-coupling QED within materials.

  • Approach: non-equilibrium quantum field theory merging quantum-optics and condensed-matter methods

  • Goals: understand collective phenomena and many-body phases, with applications in quantum material's control and quantum nonlinear optics

Courses / teaching

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Modern aspect of light-matter interactions in quantum materials Piazza

Francesco Piazza

winter semester 2023/24 Seminar

Selected Publications

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2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2023

Peng Rao und Francesco Piazza
Non-Fermi-liquid behavior from cavity electromagnetic vacuum fluctuations at the superradiant transition

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2022

Ahana Chakraborty und Francesco Piazza
Controlling collective phenomena by engineering the quantum state of force carriers: the case of photon-mediated superconductivity and its criticality

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Tomasz Wasak, Matteo Sighinolfi, Johannes Lang, Francesco Piazza und Alessio Recati
Decoherence and momentum relaxation in fermi-polaron rabi dynamics: a kinetic equation approach

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Tomasz Wasak, Falko Pientka und Francesco Piazza
Fermi polaron laser in two-dimensional semiconductors

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P. Karpov und Francesco Piazza
Light-induced quantum droplet phases of lattice bosons in multimode cavities

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Christian H. Johansen, Johannes Lang, Andrea Morales, Alexander Baumgärtner, Tobias Donner und Francesco Piazza
Multimode-polariton superradiance via Floquet engineering

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2021

Farokh Mivehvar, Francesco Piazza, Tobias Donner und Helmut Ritsch
Cavity QED with quantum gases: new paradigms in many-body physics

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Alessio Chiocchetta, Dominik Kiese, Carl Philipp Zelle, Francesco Piazza und Sebastian Diehl
Cavity-induced quantum spin liquids

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Artur Niezgoda, Jan Chwedeńczuk, Tomasz Wasak und Francesco Piazza
Cooperatively enhanced precision of hybrid light-matter sensors

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Ahana Chakraborty und Francesco Piazza
Long-range photon fluctuations enhance photon-mediated electron pairing and superconductivity

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Ophelia Evelyn Sommer, Francesco Piazza und David J. Luitz
Many-body hierarchy of dissipative timescales in a quantum computer

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Tomasz Wasak, Richard Schmidt und Francesco Piazza
Quantum-Zeno Fermi polaron in the strong dissipation limit

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Oles Matsyshyn, Francesco Piazza, Roderich Moessner und Inti Sodemann
Rabi regime of current rectification in solids

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2020

Kevin Wang, Francesco Piazza und David J. Luitz
Hierarchy of relaxation timescales in local random Liouvillians

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Johannes Lang, Darrick Chang und Francesco Piazza
Interaction-induced transparency for strong-coupling polaritons

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Johannes Lang, Darrick E. Chang und Francesco Piazza
Nonequilibrium diagrammatic approach to strongly interacting photons

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Achilleas Lazarides, Sthitadhi Roy, Francesco Piazza und Roderich Moessner
Time crystallinity in dissipative Floquet systems

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Bernhard Frank und Francesco Piazza
ω/T scaling and IR/UV-mixing in Ising-nematic quantum critical metals

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2019

Alessio Recati und Francesco Piazza
Breaking of Goldstone modes in a two-component Bose-Einstein condensate

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Farokh Mivehvar, Helmut Ritsch und Francesco Piazza
Cavity-quantum-electrodynamical toolbox for quantum magnetism

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P. Karpov und Francesco Piazza
Crystalline droplets with emergent color charge in many-body systems with sign-changing interactions

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Farokh Mivehvar, Helmut Ritsch und Francesco Piazza
Emergent quasicrystalline symmetry in light-induced quantum phase transitions

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David J. Luitz und Francesco Piazza
Exceptional points and the topology of quantum many-body spectra

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Elvia Colella, Farokh Mivehvar, Francesco Piazza und Helmut Ritsch
Hofstadter butterfly in a cavity-induced dynamic synthetic magnetic field

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Karol Gietka, Jan Chwedeńczuk, Tomasz Wasak und Francesco Piazza
Multipartite entanglement dynamics in a regular-to-ergodic transition: Quantum Fisher information approach

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Kieran A. Fraser und Francesco Piazza
Topological soliton-polaritons in 1D systems of light and fermionic matter

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2018

Jad C. Halimeh, Matthias Punk und Francesco Piazza
Aging dynamics in quenched noisy long-range quantum Ising models

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Farokh Mivehvar, Stefan Ostermann, Francesco Piazza und Helmut Ritsch
Driven-dissipative supersolid in a ring cavity

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Dimitri Pimenov, Ipsita Mandal, Francesco Piazza und Matthias Punk
Non-Fermi liquid at the FFLO quantum critical point

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2017

J. Lang, Francesco Piazza und W. Zwerger
Collective excitations and supersolid behavior of bosonic atoms inside two crossed optical cavities

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Farokh Mivehvar, Francesco Piazza und Helmut Ritsch
Disorder-driven density and spin self-ordering of a Bose-Einstein condensate in a cavity

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S. Ostermann, Francesco Piazza und H. Ritsch
Probing and characterizing the growth of a crystal of ultracold bosons and light

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Karol Gietka, Tomasz Wasak, Jan Chwedeńczuk, Francesco Piazza und Helmut Ritsch
Quantum-enhanced interferometry with cavity QED-generated non-classical light

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Farokh Mivehvar, Helmut Ritsch und Francesco Piazza
Superradiant topological Peierls insulator inside an optical cavity

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2016

Johannes Lang und Francesco Piazza
Critical relaxation with overdamped quasiparticles in open quantum systems

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Francesco Piazza, Wilhelm Zwerger und Philipp Strack
FFLO strange metal and quantum criticality in two dimensions: theory and application to organic superconductors

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Xiurong Zhang, Francesco Piazza, WeiDong Li und Augusto Smerzi
Parity-symmetry breaking and topological phases in a superfluid ring

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S. Ostermann, Francesco Piazza und H. Ritsch
Spontaneous crystallization of light and ultracold atoms

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2015

S. Finazzi, Francesco Piazza, M. Abad, A. Smerzi und A. Recati
Instability of the superfluid flow as black-hole lasing effect

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M. Abad, M. Guilleumas, R. Mayol, Francesco Piazza, D. M. Jezek und A. Smerzi
Phase slips and vortex dynamics in Josephson oscillations between Bose-Einstein condensates

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Francesco Piazza und Helmut Ritsch
Self-ordered limit cycles, chaos, and phase slippage with a superfluid inside an optical resonator

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R. M. Sandner, W. Niedenzu, Francesco Piazza und H. Ritsch
Self-ordered stationary states of driven quantum degenerate gases in optical resonators

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2014

Francesco Piazza und Philipp Strack
Quantum kinetics of ultracold fermions coupled to an optical resonator

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Francesco Piazza und Philipp Strack
Umklapp superradiance with a collisionless quantum degenerate Fermi gas

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2013

Francesco Piazza, Philipp Strack und Wilhelm Zwerger
Bose–Einstein condensation versus Dicke–Hepp–Lieb transition in an optical cavity

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Francesco Piazza, L. A. Collins und A. Smerzi
Critical velocity for a toroidal Bose–Einstein condensate flowing through a barrier

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J. Chwedeńczuk, Francesco Piazza und A. Smerzi
Multipath interferometer with ultracold atoms trapped in an optical lattice

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Francesco Piazza, L. A. Collins und A. Smerzi
Superfluid instability and critical velocity in two and three dimensions

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2012

J. Chwedeńczuk, P. Hyllus, Francesco Piazza und A. Smerzi
Sub-shot-noise interferometry from measurements of the one-body density

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2011

L. J. LeBlanc, A. B. Bardon, J. McKeever, M. H. T. Extavour, D. Jervis, J. H. Thywissen, Francesco Piazza und A. Smerzi
Dynamics of a tunable superfluid junction

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Francesco Piazza, L. A. Collins und Augusto Smerzi
Instability and vortex ring dynamics in a three-dimensional superfluid flow through a constriction

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J. Chwedeńczuk, Francesco Piazza und A. Smerzi
Phase estimation from atom position measurements

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2010

Francesco Piazza, L. A. Collins und A. Smerzi
Current-phase relation of a Bose-Einstein condensate flowing through a weak link

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Jan Chwedeńczuk, Francesco Piazza und Augusto Smerzi
Phase estimation with interfering Bose-Einstein-condensed atomic clouds

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Jan Chwedeńczuk, Luca Pezzé, Francesco Piazza und Augusto Smerzi
Rabi interferometry and sensitive measurement of the Casimir-Polder force with ultracold gases

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2009

Gentaro Watanabe, F. Dalfovo, Francesco Piazza, L. P. Pitaevskii und S. Stringari
Critical velocity of superfluid flow through single-barrier and periodic potentials

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Francesco Piazza, L. A. Collins und A. Smerzi
Vortex-induced phase-slip dissipation in a toroidal Bose-Einstein condensate flowing through a barrier

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2008

Francesco Piazza, L. Pezzé und A. Smerzi
Macroscopic superpositions of phase states with Bose-Einstein condensates

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