Francesco Sciortino

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Study of the ST2 model of water close to the liquid-liquid critical point
    Francesco Sciortino
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:19759-64. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A numerical study of one-patch colloidal particles: from square-well to Janus
    Francesco Sciortino
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR ISC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 12:11869-77. 2010
  3. doi request reprint A spherical model with directional interactions: II. Dynamics and landscape properties
    Christian Mayer
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Phys Condens Matter 22:104110. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Properties of patchy colloidal particles close to a surface: a Monte Carlo and density functional study
    Nicoletta Gnan
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 137:084704. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Computing the phase diagram of binary mixtures: a patchy particle case study
    Lorenzo Rovigatti
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 138:164904. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Association of limited valence patchy particles in two dimensions
    Piero Tartaglia
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Phys Condens Matter 22:104108. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The vibrational density of states of a disordered gel model
    Lorenzo Rovigatti
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 135:104502. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-assembling DNA dendrimers: a numerical study
    Julio Largo
    Dipartimento di Fisica and INFM CNR SOFT, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Langmuir 23:5896-905. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Unveiling the complex glassy dynamics of square shoulder systems: simulations and theory
    Gayatri Das
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma, P le A Moro 2, I 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 138:134501. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Tuning effective interactions close to the critical point in colloidal suspensions
    Nicoletta Gnan
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR ISC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 137:084903. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Study of the ST2 model of water close to the liquid-liquid critical point
    Francesco Sciortino
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:19759-64. 2011
    ..Therefore, the bimodal shape of the density of states, and hence the critical point itself, is a purely liquid-state phenomenon that is distinct from the crystal-liquid transition...
  2. ncbi request reprint A numerical study of one-patch colloidal particles: from square-well to Janus
    Francesco Sciortino
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR ISC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 12:11869-77. 2010
    ..The stability of this cluster phase generates a very peculiar shape of the gas and liquid coexisting densities, with a gas coexistence density that increases on cooling, approaching the liquid coexistence density at very low T...
  3. doi request reprint A spherical model with directional interactions: II. Dynamics and landscape properties
    Christian Mayer
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Phys Condens Matter 22:104110. 2010
    ..We find that the configurational entropy, for densities within the optimal network-forming region, is finite even in the ground state and obeys a logarithmic dependence on the energy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Properties of patchy colloidal particles close to a surface: a Monte Carlo and density functional study
    Nicoletta Gnan
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 137:084704. 2012
    ..We trace this failure to the neglect of orientational correlations of the particles, which are found to exhibit surface induced orientational order in this regime...
  5. doi request reprint Computing the phase diagram of binary mixtures: a patchy particle case study
    Lorenzo Rovigatti
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 138:164904. 2013
    ..We extend the successive umbrella sampling method to mixtures to make it possible to extract information about the phase behaviour of the system at a fixed temperature for the whole range of densities and compositions of interest...
  6. doi request reprint Association of limited valence patchy particles in two dimensions
    Piero Tartaglia
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Phys Condens Matter 22:104108. 2010
    ..At low temperatures, the system reaches its ground state with particles forming a fully bonded network which spans the system...
  7. ncbi request reprint The vibrational density of states of a disordered gel model
    Lorenzo Rovigatti
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 135:104502. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Self-assembling DNA dendrimers: a numerical study
    Julio Largo
    Dipartimento di Fisica and INFM CNR SOFT, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Langmuir 23:5896-905. 2007
    ..Finally, we demonstrate a relation between bonding and dynamics, by showing that the temperature dependence of the diffusion constant is controlled by the number of fully unbonded dendrimers...
  9. doi request reprint Unveiling the complex glassy dynamics of square shoulder systems: simulations and theory
    Gayatri Das
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma, P le A Moro 2, I 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 138:134501. 2013
    ..The presence of two hard sphere glasses, differing only in their hardcore length, is revealed, showing that the simple competition between the two is sufficient for creating a rather complex dynamical behaviour...
  10. doi request reprint Tuning effective interactions close to the critical point in colloidal suspensions
    Nicoletta Gnan
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR ISC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 137:084903. 2012
    ..Our study provides a guidance for a design of the interaction potential which can be exploited to control the stability of colloidal systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phase diagram of janus particles
    Francesco Sciortino
    Dipartimento di Fisica, , Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 103:237801. 2009
    ..The coexistence curve is found to be negatively sloped in the temperature-pressure plane, suggesting that Janus particles can provide a colloidal system with anomalous thermodynamic behavior...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reversible gels of patchy particles: Role of the valence
    John Russo
    Dipartimento di Fisica and INFM CNR SOFT, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, ItalyDipartimento di Fisica and INFM CNR SMC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Chem Phys 131:014504. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint How do self-assembling polymers and gels age compared to glasses?
    John Russo
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR ISC, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 104:195701. 2010
    ..The experimental implications of the discovered sensitivity to the choice of the probe are discussed, in particular, with respect to the existing experimental results...
  14. ncbi request reprint Generalized fluctuation-dissipation relation and effective temperature upon heating a deeply supercooled liquid
    Nicoletta Gnan
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 110:035701. 2013
    ..We underline the potential relevance of our numerical results for experimental studies of the fluctuation-dissipation relation in glassy systems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterning symmetry in the rational design of colloidal crystals
    Flavio Romano
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Piazzale A Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Nat Commun 3:975. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Phase diagram of trivalent and pentavalent patchy particles
    Flavio Romano
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Phys Condens Matter 24:064113. 2012
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  17. ncbi request reprint Phase diagram of patchy colloids: towards empty liquids
    Emanuela Bianchi
    Dipartimento di Fisica and CNR INFM SMC, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, Roma, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 97:168301. 2006
    ..e., stable equilibrium gels...
  18. ncbi request reprint No evidence of gas-liquid coexistence in dipolar hard spheres
    Lorenzo Rovigatti
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 107:237801. 2011
    ..The analysis of the low temperature configurations shows that at low densities particles preferentially self-assemble into closed rings, strongly suppressing the chain ends concentration...
  19. doi request reprint Assembly kinetics in binary mixtures of strongly attractive colloids
    Neda Ghofraniha
    Dipartimento di Fisica, Dipartimento di Chimica, and SOFT INFM CNR, c o Universita La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    J Phys Chem B 113:6775-81. 2009
    ..The dependence of S-L and L-L aggregation rate constants on the ratio between concentration of small and large particles is investigated, to detect the concentration at which aggregation of large particles is most effective...
  20. ncbi request reprint Observation of empty liquids and equilibrium gels in a colloidal clay
    Barbara Ruzicka
    CNR IPCF and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 2, I 00185, Rome, Italy
    Nat Mater 10:56-60. 2011
    ..Here we report the first observation of empty liquids and equilibrium gels in a complex colloidal clay, and support the experimental findings with numerical simulations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Simulated silica
    Ivan Saika-Voivod
    Dipartimento di Fisica and Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 363:525-33; discussion 534-5. 2005
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