Casimir effect

    1. C. Cattuto, R. Brito, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, F. Nori, R. Soto
      Fluctuation-induced Casimir forces in granular fluids
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 178001 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    2. V.A. Yampol'skii, S. Savel'ev, Z.A. Mayselis, S.S. Apostolov, F. Nori
      Anomalous temperature dependence of the Casimir force for thin metal films
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 096803 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Erratum]

    3. J.R. Johansson, G. Johansson, C.M. Wilson, F. Nori
      Dynamical Casimir effect in a superconducting coplanar waveguide
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 147003 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      Featured in Physics, Editors' Suggestion

    4. E.G. Galkina, B.A. Ivanov, S. Savel'ev, V.A. Yampol'skii, F. Nori
      Drastic change of the Casimir force at the metal-insulator transition
      Phys. Rev. B 80, 125119 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    5. J.R. Johansson, G. Johansson, C.M. Wilson, F. Nori
      Dynamical Casimir effect in superconducting microwave circuits
      Phys. Rev. A 82, 052509 (2010). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    6. V.A. Yampol'skii, S. Savel'ev, Z.A. Mayselis, S.S. Apostolov, F. Nori
      Temperature dependence of the Casimir force for bulk lossy media
      Phys. Rev. A 82, 032511 (2010). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    7. C.M. Wilson, G. Johansson, A. Pourkabirian, J.R. Johansson, T. Duty, F. Nori, P. Delsing
      Observation of the dynamical Casimir effect in a superconducting circuit
      Nature 479, 376-379 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      The supplementary material is here [PDF][Link]
      Featured in a Nature "News & Views" [PDF][Link]
      Physics World top five Physics breakthroughs of the year 2011 [PDF][Link]
      According to Nature, coverage of our work on Nature News was "The most read news story of 2011". [PDF][Link]

    8. P.D. Nation, J.R. Johansson, M.P. Blencowe, F. Nori
      Stimulating uncertainty: Amplifying the quantum vacuum with superconducting circuits
      Rev. Mod. Phys. 84, 1-24 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    9. J.R. Johansson, G. Johansson, C.M. Wilson, P. Delsing, F. Nori
      Nonclassical microwave radiation from the dynamical Casimir effect
      Phys. Rev. A 87, 043804 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    10. V. Macri, A. Ridolfo, O. Di Stefano, A.F. Kockum, F. Nori, S. Savasta
      Nonperturbative Dynamical Casimir Effect in Optomechanical Systems: Vacuum Casimir-Rabi Splittings
      Phys. Rev. X 8, 011031 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    11. O. Di Stefano, A. Settineri, V. Macri, A. Ridolfo, R. Stassi, A.F. Kockum, S. Savasta, F. Nori
      Interaction of Mechanical Oscillators Mediated by the Exchange of Virtual Photon Pairs
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 030402 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    12. A. Settineri, V. Macri, L. Garziano, O. Di Stefano, F. Nori, S. Savasta
      Conversion of mechanical noise into correlated photon pairs: Dynamical Casimir effect from an incoherent mechanical drive
      Phys. Rev. A 100, 022501 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    13. W. Qin, V. Macri, A. Miranowicz, S. Savasta, F. Nori
      Emission of photon pairs by mechanical stimulation of the squeezed vacuum
      Phys. Rev. A 100, 062501 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    14. E. Russo, A. Mercurio, F. Mauceri, R.L. Franco, F. Nori, S. Savasta, V. Macri
      Optomechanical two-photon hopping
      Phys. Rev. Research 5, 013221 (2023). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

MP4 presentations on “Dynamical Casimir effect in superconducting circuits”:

  • Longer and more pedagogical version (~33 minutes) [MP4]
  • Faster-paced version (~23 minutes) [MP4]
  • Short and very rushed version (~12 minutes) [MP4]

Related Presentations


2020: The first two talks in this VIDEO LINK are by F. Nori and S. Savasta, on the Dynamical Casimir Effect. These two talks were given on December 10th, 2020, at the Princeton Workshop on: Unruh Acceleration Radiation, Vacuum Entanglement and Relativity.
The first talk is about 30 minutes. The second talk is about 25 minutes.