D. Varsano, Yambo: a general purpose tool for theoretical spectroscopy (LinkedIn 2017)

G. Chiarotti, Designing Materials with High Performance Computing (LinkedIn Pulse 2016)



European Union, Horizon 2020, Research and Innovation Action, MaX, Grant n. 676598


Two-dimensional materials from high-throughput computational exfoliation of experimentally known compounds
N. Mounet, M. Gibertini, P. Schwaller, D. Campi, A. Merkys, A. Marrazzo, T. Sohier, I. E. Castelli, A. Cepellotti, G. Pizzi, N. Marzari
Nature Nanotechnology, 2018, 13, 246–252. DOI: 10.1038/s41565-017-0035-5

Breathing bands due to molecular order in CH3NH3PbI3
M. Wierzbowska, J. J. Meléndez, D. Varsano
Computational Materials Science, 2018, 142, 361-371. DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.10.039


Efficient Computation of Sparse Matrix Functions for Large-Scale Electronic Structure Calculations: The CheSS Library
S. Mohr, W. Dawson, M. Wagner, D. Caliste, T. Nakajima, L. Genovese
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 2017, 13 (10), pp 4684–4698. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00348

Graphene-based synthetic antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets
P. Gargiani, R. Cuadrado, H. B. Vasili, M. Pruneda, M. Valvidares
Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 699. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00825-9

Complexity Reduction in Large Quantum Systems: Fragment Identification and Population Analysis via a Local Optimized Minimal Basis
S. Mohr, M. Masella, L. E. Ratcliff, L. Genovese
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 2017, 13 (9), pp 4079–4088. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00291

How To Identify Plasmons from the Optical Response of Nanostructures
R. Zhang, L. Bursi, J. D. Cox, Y. Cui, C. M. Krauter, A. Alabastri, A. Manjavacas , A. Calzolari, S. Corni, E. Molinari, E. A. Carter, F. J. García de Abajo, H. Zhang,  P. Nordlander
ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (7), pp 7321–7335. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03421

Accurate thermal conductivities from optimally short molecular dynamics simulations
L. Ercole, A. Marcolongo, S. Baroni
Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 15835,  DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-15843-2

A Performance Study of Quantum ESPRESSO’s PWscf Code on Multi-core and GPU Systems
J. Romero, E. Phillips, G. Ruetsch, M. Fatica, F. Spiga, P. Giannozzi
In: High Performance Computing Systems. Performance Modeling, Benchmarking, and Simulation. PMBS 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2017, 10724. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-72971-8_4

Carbon nanotubes as excitonic insulators 
D. Varsano, S. Sorella, D. Sangalli, M. Barborini, S. Corni, E. Molinari, M. Rontani
Nature Communications, 2017, 8 1461. DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-01660-8

Advanced capabilities for materials modelling with QuantumESPRESSO
P. Giannozzi, O. Andreussi, T. Brumme, O. Bunau, M. Buongiorno Nardelli, M. Calandra, R. Car, C. Cavazzoni, D. Ceresoli, M. Cococcioni, N. Colonna, I. Carnimeo, A. Dal Corso, S. de Gironcoli,P. Delugas, R. A. DiStasio Jr, A. Ferretti, A. FlorisG. FratesiG. FugalloR. GebauerU. GerstmannF. GiustinoT. GorniJ. JiaM. KawamuraH-Y KoA. Kokalj,E. KüçükbenliM. LazzeriM. MarsiliN. MarzariF. MauriN. L. NguyenH-V. Nguyen,A. Otero-de-la-RozaL. PaulattoS. PoncéD. RoccaR. SabatiniB. SantraM. SchlipfA. P. SeitsonenA. SmogunovI. TimrovT. ThonhauserP. UmariN. VastX. Wu and S. Baroni 
J. Physics: Condensed Matter, 2017, 29 (46),  465901-465931.DOI 10.1088/1361-648X/aa8f79

Improvements on non-equilibrium and transport Green function techniques: the next-generation transiesta 
N. Papior, N. Lorente, T. Frederiksen, A. García, and M. Brandbyge
Computer Physics Communications., 2017, 212, 8-24. DOI:10.1016/j.cpc.2016.09.022 

FePc adsorption on the moire superstructure of graphene intercalated with a Co layer 
G. Avvisati, S. Lisi, P. Gargiani, A. Della Pia, O. De Luca, D. Pacile’, C. Cardoso, D. Varsano, D. Prezzi, A. Ferretti, M.G. Betti
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (3), 1639-1647 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09875

Many-body correlations and coupling in benzene-dithiol junctions 
T. Rangel, A. Ferretti, V. Olevano, G.-M. Rignanese
Phys. Rev.B, 2017, 95, 115137, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.115137

A posteriori metadata from automated provenance tracking: Integration of AiiDA and TCOD
A. Merkys, N. Mounet, A. Cepellotti, N. Marzari, S. Gražulis, G. Pizzi
Journal of Cheminformatics, 2017, 9. DOI:10.1186/s13321-017-0242-y

Role of Quantum-confinement in Anatase nanosheets 
D. Varsano, G. Giorgi, K Yamashita and M. Palummo
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 3867  1706.08704 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01717

Theoretical S1 ← S0 absorption energies of the anionic forms of oxyluciferin by Variational Monte Carlo and Many Body Green’s Function Theory 
E. Coccia, D. Varsano and L. Guidoni
Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13, 4357 DOI:10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00505

First Principle Studies of B and P Doped Si Nanocrystals
I. Marri, E. Degoli, S. Ossicini
Physica Status Solidi A, 2017, 215, 3, DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201700414

Doped and codoped silicon nanocrystals: The role of surfaces and interfaces
I. Marri, E. Degoli, S. Ossicini
Progress in Surface Science, 2017, 92, 4, 375-408. DOI: 10.1016/j.progsurf.2017.07.003

Performance Analysis and Optimization of the FFTXlib on the Intel Knights Landing Architecture
M. Wagner, V. López, J. Morillo, C. Cavazzoni, F. Affinito, J. Giménez, J. Labarta
46th International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPPW), 2017, DOI: 10.1109/ICPPW.2017.44


First-principles approach to excitons in time-resolved and angle-resolved photoemission spectra 
E. Perfetto, D. Sangalli, A. Marini, G. Stefanucci
Phys. Rev. B, 201694, 245303 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.245303

Electron-phonon scattering effects on electronic and optical properties of orthorhombic GeS 
C. E. P. Villegas, A. R. Rocha, A. Marini
Phys. Rev. B, 201694, 134306. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.134306

Electron-phonon scattering effects on electronic and optical properties of orthorhombic GeS 
C. E. P. Villegas, A. R. Rocha, A. Marini
Phys. Rev. B, 2016,94, 134306 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.94.134306

Sampling Molecular Conformers in Solution with Quantum Mechanical Accuracy at a Nearly Molecular-Mechanics Cost
M. Rosa, M. Micciarelli, A. Laio, and S. Baroni
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 12 (9), 4385–4389 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b00470

Theoretical description of protein field effects on electronic excitations of biological chromophores 
D. Varsano, S. Caprasecca, and E. Coccia
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 29, 13002 (2016). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/29/1/013002

Effects of G-Quadruplex Topology on Electronic Transfer Integrals 
W. Sun, D. Varsano, R. Di Felice
Nanomaterials, 2016, 6, 184 DOI: 10.3390/nano6100184

Multimodel Approach to the Optical Properties of Molecular Dyes in Solution 
I. Timrov, M. Micciarelli, M. Rosa, A. Calzolari, and S. Baroni
J. Chem. Theory Comput.12 (9), 4423-4429 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b00417

Anomalous scaling and breakdown of conventional density functional theory methods for the description of Mott phenomena and stretched bonds 
Z. J. Ying, V. Brosco, G. M. Lopez, D. Varsano, P. Gori-Giorgi, J. Lorenzana
Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 94 (7), 075154. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.075154

First-Principles Photoemission Spectroscopy of DNA and RNA Nucleobases from Koopmans-Compliant Functionals 
N. L. Nguyen, G. Borghi, A. Ferretti, and N. Marzari
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 12 (8), 3948-3958 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b00145

Anomalous Temperature Dependence of the Band Gap in Black Phosphorus 
C. E. P. Villegas, A. R. Rocha, A. Marini
Nano Letters, 2016, 16 (8), 5095-5101. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02035

Dielectrics in a time-dependent electric field: A real-time approach based on density-polarization functional theory 
M. Gruning, D. Sangalli, C. Attaccalite
Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 94 (3), 035149. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.035149

Nonequilibrium optical properties in semiconductors from first principles: A combined theoretical and experimental study of bulk silicon 
D. Sangalli, S. Dal Conte, C. Manzoni, G. Cerullo, A. Marini
Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 94 (19), 195205. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.195205

Temperature-dependent excitonic effects in the optical properties of single-layer MoS2 
A. Molina-Sanchez, M. Palummo, A. Marini, L. Wirtz
Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 94 (15), 155435. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.155435

Electronic Structure Evolution during the Growth of Graphene Nanoribbons on Au(110) 
A. Della Pia, G. Avvisati, O. Ourdjini, C. Cardoso, D. Varsano, D. Prezzi, A. Ferretti, C. Mariani, and M. G. Betti
J. of Phys. Chem. C. 120 (13), 7323-7331 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11884

Unified theory of quantized electrons, phonons, and photons out of equilibrium: A simplified ab initio approach based on the generalized Baym-Kadanoff ansatz 
P. M.M. C. de Melo, A. Marini
Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 93 (15), 155102. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.155102

Electron-vibration coupling induced renormalization in the photoemission spectrum of diamondoids 
A. Gali, T. Demjan, M. Voros, G. Thiering, E. Cannuccia, A. Marini
Nature Comm., 2016, 7, 11327. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11327

Photo-Induced Bandgap Renormalization Governs the Ultrafast Response of Single-Layer MoS
E. E. A. Pogna, M. Marsili, D. De Fazio, S. Dal Conte, C. Manzoni, D. Sangalli, D. Yoon, A. Lombardo, A. C. Ferrari, A. Marini, G. Cerullo, D. Prezzi
ACS NANO, 2016, 10 (1), 1182-1188. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06488


Nonequilibrium Bethe-Salpeter equation for transient photoabsorption spectroscopy 
E. Perfetto, D. Sangalli, A. Marini, and G. Stefanucci
Phys. Rev. B., 2015, 92 (20), 205304. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.205304


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