Publications

 
Nano-Bio Systems
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G. Franzese, and V. Bianco, Water at Biological and Inorganic Interfaces, Food Biophysics, 8, 153 (2013) (PDF).


P. Vilaseca, K.  A. Dawson, and G. Franzese, Understanding and modulating the competitive surface-adsorption of proteins through coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations, Soft Matter 9,

6978 (2013) (PDF).


F. de los Santos, and G. Franzese, Relations between the diffusion anomaly and cooperative rearranging regions in a hydrophobically nanoconfined water monolayer, Rapid Communications on Physical Review E, 85, 010602(R) (2012) (PDF).


E. G. Strekalova, J. Luo, H. E. Stanley, G. Franzese, and S. V. Buldyrev, Confinement of Anomalous Liquids in Nanoporous Matrices, Physical Review Letters, 109, 105701 (2012) (PDF).


L. Xu, S. V. Buldyrev, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Homogeneous Crystal Nucleation Near a Metastable Fluid-Fluid Phase Transition, Physical Review Letters,109, 095702 (2012) (PDF).


E. G. Strekalova, M. G. Mazza, H. E. Stanley, G. Franzese, Hydrophobic nanoconfinement suppresses fluctuations in supercooled water, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 24, 064111 (2012) (PDF).


E. G. Strekalova, D. Corradini, M. G. Mazza, S. V. Buldyrev, P. Gallo, G. Franzese and H. E. Stanley, Effect of hydrophobic environments on the hypothesized liquid-liquid critical point of water, Journal of Biological Physics, 38, 97 (2012) (PDF).


V. Bianco, S. Iskrov, and G. Franzese, Effect of hydrogen bonds on protein stability, Journal of Biological Physics, 38, 27 (2012) (PDF).


M. G. Mazza,  K. Stokely, S. E. Pagnotta, F. Bruni, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, More than one dynamic crossover in protein hydration water, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the  USA 108, 19873 (2011) (PDF).


F. de los Santos, and G. Franzese, Understanding diffusion and density anomaly in a coarse-grained model for water confined between hydrophobic walls, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 115, 14311 (2011) (PDF).


O. Vilanova and G. Franzese, Structural and dynamical properties of nanoconfined supercooled water, arXiv:1102.2864 (2011) (PDF).


E. G. Strekalova, M. G. Mazza,  H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Large decrease of fluctuations for supercooled water in hydrophobic nanoconfinement, accepted on Physics Review Letters 106 145701 (2011) (PDF).


G. Franzese, V. Bianco, and S. Iskrov, Water at interface with proteins, Food Biophysics 6, 186 (2011)  (PDF).


H. E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev,  P. Kumar,  F.Mallamace, M. G. Mazza, K. Stokely, L. Xu, and G. Franzese, Water in nanoconfined and biological environments, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 357, 629 (2011) (PDF).



G. Franzese, A. Hernando-Martinez, P. Kumar, M. G. Mazza, K. Stokely, E. G. Strekalova, F. de los Santos, H. E. Stanley, Phase Transitions and Dynamics in Bulk and Interfacial Water, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 284103  (2010) (PDF)


H. E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, P. Kumar,  F.Mallamace, M. G. Mazza, K. Stokely, and L. Xu, Liquid Polymorphism: Water in Nanoconfined and Biological EnvironmentsJournal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 22, 284101 (2010) (PDF).


G. Franzese and F. de los Santos, Dynamically Slow Processes in Supercooled Water Confined Between Hydrophobic Plates, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21, 504107 (2009)   (PDF)


H. E. Stanley, P. Kumar, S. Han, M. G. Mazza, K. Stokely, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, F. Mallamace, and L. Xu, Heterogeinties in Confined Water and Protein Hydration Water, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21 504105 (2009)  (PDF)


G. Franzese,  K. Stokely, X.-Q. Chu, P. Kumar, M. G. Mazza, S.-H. Chen, and H. E. Stanley, Pressure Effects in Supercooled Water: comparison between a 2D model of water and experiments for surface water on a proteinJournal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 494210 (2008)   (PDF)


“Aspects of Physical Biology Biological Water, Protein Solutions, Transport and Replication”, Book Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , Vol. 752/2008, G. Franzese and M. Rubi (Eds.), Springer Berlin 2008, 280 p., ISBN: 978-3-540-78764-8. (CONTENTS/INDEX PDF)


P. Kumar, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, and H. E. Stanley, Dynamics of water at low temperatures and implications for biomolecules, in “Aspects of Physical Biology: Biological Water, Protein Solutions, Transport and Replication” Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , Vol. 752, edited by G. Franzese and M. Rubi (Springer Berlin, 2008), 25 pags. ISBN: 978-3-540-78764-8    (PDF).


H. E. Stanley, P. Kumar, L. Xu, G. Franzese, Z. Yan, M. G. Mazza, S.-H. Chen, F. Mallamace, and S. V. Buldyrev,  Liquid Polyamorphism: Some Unsolved Puzzles of Water in Bulk, Nanoconfined, and Biological Environments, in “International Conference on Flow Dynamics”, edited by M. Tokuyama, I. Oppenheim, and H. Nishiyama, AIP Conf Proc.  982,  251--271 (2007)    (PDF).


Papers selected for the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research:

  1. Bullet F. de los Santos, and G. Franzese, PRE 2012;

  2. Bullet P. Kumar, G. Franzese, and  H. E. Stanley, PRL 2008;

  3. Bullet A. Barros de Oliveira, G. Franzese, P. A. Netz, and M. C. Barbosa, JCP 2008;

  4. Bullet A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, G. Malescio, and H. E.  Stanley, PRE 2004;

  5. Bullet G. Franzese, G. Malescio, A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev,  and H. E. Stanley, PRE 2002



Water and Anomalous Liquids


T. A. Kesselring, E. Lascaris, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, H. J. Herrmann, and H. E. Stanley, Finite-size scaling investigation of the liquid-liquid critical point in ST2 water and its stability with respect to crystallization, Journal of Chemical Physics 138, 244506 (2013) (PDF).


E. Lascaris, T. A. Kesselring, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, H. J. Herrmann, and H. E. Stanley, Response Functions near the Liquid-Liquid Critical Point of ST2 Water, in 4th International Symposium on Slow Dynamics in Complex Systems, edited by M. Tokuyama, AIP Conference Proceedings 1518, 520--526 (2013) (PDF).


V. Bianco, O. Vilanova, and G. Franzese, Polyamorphism and polymorphism of a confined water monolayer: liquid-liquid critical point, liquid-crystal and crystal-crystal phase transitions, in Proceedings of “Perspectives and Challenges in Statistical Physics and Complex Systems for the Next Decade: A Conference in Honor of Eugene Stanley and Liacir Lucena”, M. G. E. da Luz, E. P. Raposo, and G. M. Viswanathan eds. (World Scientific, 2013), pag. 126–149 (PDF).


V. Bianco, O. Vilanova, and G. Franzese, Going deep into supercooled water, in Proceedings of the Barcelona Postgrad Encounters on Fundamental Physics, 103–126 (2013), edited by D. Fernández, M. B. Frob, I. Latella, A. Dector, ISBN-10: 8461642937.


M. G. Mazza,  K. Stokely, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Effect of pressure on the anomalous response functions of a confined water monolayer at low temperature , Journal of Chemical Physics 137, 204502 (2012)  (PDF)


T. A. Kesselring, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, H. J. Herrmann, H. E. Stanley, Nanoscale Dynamics of Phase Flipping in Water near its Hypothesized Liquid-Liquid Critical Point, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 2, 474 (2012) (PDF)


V. Bianco, G. Franzese, R. Ruberto, and S. Ancherbak, Water and anomalous liquids, in Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, Vol. 176, Complex Materials in Physics and Biology, F. Mallamace and H. E. Stanley eds. (IOS Press, 2012), pag. 113–128  (PDF).


P. Vilaseca and G. Franzese, Isotropic soft-core potentials with two characteristic length scales and anomalous behaviour, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 357, 419 (2011) (PDF)


P. Vilaseca and G. Franzese, Softness dependence of the anomalies for the continuous shouldered

well potential,  Journal of Chemical Physics  133, 084507 (2010)  (PDF)


G. Franzese, and H. E. Stanley, Understanding the unusual properties of water, in  “Water and Life: The Unique Properties of H20”, edited by R. M. Lynden-Bell, S. Conway Morris, J. D. Barrow, J. L. Finney, C. Harper (Taylor & Francis, 2010); 28 pags.; (submitted 2006) ISBN: 978-143-980-356-1 (PDF).


H. E. Stanley,  S. V. Buldyrev and G. Franzese, S. Havlin, F. Mallamace, P. Kumer, V. Plerou, and T. Preis, Correlated Randomness and Switching  Phenomena, Physica A  389, 2880--2893 (2010) (PDF)


K. Stokely, M. G. Mazza, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Effect of hydrogen bond cooperativity on the behavior of water, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 107, 1301-1306 (2010) (PDF)


K. Stokely, M. G. Mazza, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Metastable Water Under Pressure, in “Metastable Systems under Pressure — NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology” edited by S. J. Rzoska, A. Drozd-Rzoska and V. A. Mazur, (Springer, 2010) pag. 197-216 ISBN 978-90-481-3406-9 (PDF)


F. de los Santos and G. Franzese, Influence of intramolecular couplings in a model for hydrogen-bonded liquids, in “Modeling and Simulation of New Materials: Tenth  Granada  Lectures”, P. L. Garrido, J. Marro, and P. I. Hurtado Editors, AIP Conference Proceedings 1091, 185–197 (2009) (PDF).


M. G. Mazza,  K. Stokely, E. G. Strekalova, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Cluster Monte Carlo and numerical mean field analysis for the water liquid--liquid phase transition, Computer Physics Communications 180, 497-502 (2009)  (PDF).


H. E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev, S.-H. Chen, G. Franzese, S. Han, P. Kumar, F. Mallamace, M. G. Mazza, L. Xu, and Z. Yan, Liquid Polyamorphism and the Anomalous Behavior of Water, in “Proc. 2008 Annual Meeting of DFG, Berlin” edited by R. Haug,  Advances in Solid State Physics 48, 249-266 (2008) (PDF).


H. E. Stanley, P. Kumar, L. Xu, G. Franzese, Z. Yan, M. G. Mazza, S. V. Buldyrev, S.-H. Chen, and F. Mallamace, Liquid Polyamorphism: Possible Relation to the Anomalous Behavior of WaterEuropean Physical Journal: Special Topics 161, 1-17 (2008)    (PDF).


P. Kumar, G. Franzese, and  H. E. Stanley, Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Water, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20, 244114 (2008)   (PDF).


P. Kumar, G. Franzese, and  H. E. Stanley, Predictions of Dynamic Behavior under Pressure for Two Scenarios to Explain Water Anomalies, Physical Review Letters 100, 105701 (2008)    (PDF);

selected for the March 15, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.


A. B. de Oliveira, G. Franzese, P. A. Netz, and M. C. Barbosa,  Waterlike hierarchy of anomalies in a continuous spherical shouldered potential, Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 064901 (2008)    (PDF); selected for the February 15, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research


G. Franzese, Differences between discontinuous and continuous soft-core attractive potentials: the appearance of density anomaly, Journal of Molecular Liquids 136, 267 (2007)    (PDF).


G. Franzese, and H. E. Stanley, The Widom Line of Supercooled Water, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 19, 205126 (2007)     (PDF).


G. Franzese, and H. E. Stanley, The metastable liquid-liquid phase transition: From water to colloids

and liquid metals, in “Complexity, Metastability and Nonextensivity -- 31st Workshop of the International School of Solid State Physics”, edited by C. Beck, G. Benedek, A. Rapisarda and

C. Tsallis (World Scientific, Singapore, 2005) pag. 210-214, ISBN: 981-256-525-6    (PDF).


G. Franzese, M. I. Marqués and H.E. Stanley, Intra-molecular coupling as a mechanism for a liquid-liquid phase transition, Physical Review E 67, 011103 (2003)    (PDF).


G. Franzese and H.E. Stanley, A theory for discriminating the mechanism responsible for the water

density anomaly, Physica A 314, 508 (2002)     (PDF)


G. Franzese and H.E. Stanley, Liquid-liquid critical point in a Hamiltonian model for water: analytic solution, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 14, 2201 (2002)    (PDF).


G. Franzese, M. Yamada and H.E. Stanley, Hydrogen-bonded liquids with two critical points: effects of correlation of orientational degrees of freedom, in “Statistical Physics -- 3rd Tohwa University International Conference”,  (American Institute of Physics, Melville, 2000),  M. Tokuyama and H.E. Stanley eds. pag. 281-288, ISBN: 1-56396-940-8     (PDF). 


Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Systems with No Anomalies
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G. Malescio, G. Franzese, A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev, and H. E. Stanley, Liquid-liquid phase transition for an attractive isotropic potential with wide repulsive range, Physical Review E 71, 061504 (2005)     (PDF).


A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, G. Malescio, and H. E.  Stanley,  Liquid-liquid phase transitions for soft-core attractive potentials, Physical Review E 69, 061206 (2004)     (PDF);

selected for the July 1, 2004 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.


S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, N. Giovambattista, G. Malescio, M. R. Sadr-Lahijany, A. Scala, A. Skibinsky and H. E. Stanley, Double-Step Potential Models of Fluids: Anomalies and a Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition, in “New Kind of Phase Transitions: Transformations in Disordered Substances Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition Phenomena -- NATO Advanced Research Workshop” (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2002) V. Brazhkin. S. V. Buldyrev, V. Ryzhov and H. E. Stanley eds. pag. 97-120, ISBN: 1-4020-0825-2.    (PDF).


G. Franzese, G. Malescio, A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev,  and H. E. Stanley, Metstable liquid-liquid phase transition in a single-component system with only one crystal phase and no density anomaly, Physical Review E 66, 051206 (2002)    (PDF); selected for the December 1, 2002 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.


G. Malescio, G. Franzese, G. Pellicane, A. Skibinsky, S. V. Buldyrev and H.E. Stanley, Liquid-liquid phase transition in one component fluids, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 14, 2193 (2002)    (PDF).


S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, N. Giovambattista, G. Malescio, M. R. Sadr-Lahijany, A. Scala, A. Skibinsky and H. E. Stanley, Models for a Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition, Physica A 304, 23-42

(2002)   (PDF).


G. Franzese, G. Malescio, A. Skibinsky, S.V. Buldyrev, and H. E. Stanley, Generic mechanism for generating a liquid-liquid phase transition, Nature 409, 692 (2001)    (PDF).


Glass Transition and Energy Landscape
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V. Bianco, M. G. Mazza, K. Stokely, F. Bruni, H. E. Stanley, and G. Franzese, Prediction and observation of two dynamic crossovers in hydration water allows the reconciliation of simulations and experiments, Proceedings of “Symposium on the Fragility of Glass-formers: A Conference in Honor of C. Austen Angell” R. Ganapathy, A. L. Greer, K. F. Kelton, S. Sastry eds. (Hindustan Book Agency, Bengaluru, 2013) (PDF).


G. Franzese and F. de los Santos, Dynamically Slow Processes in Supercooled Water Confined Between Hydrophobic Plates, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21, 504107 (2009) (PDF)


P. Kumar, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, and H. E. Stanley, Molecular Dynamics Study of Orientational Cooperativity in Water, Physical Review E 73, 041505 (2006)     (PDF).


H. E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, N. Giovanbattista, and F. W. Starr,  Static and dynamic heterogeneities in water, Philosophycal Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 363, 509 -- 523  (2005)      (PDF). 


G. Franzese, Fast relaxation time in a spin model with glassy behavior, Fractals 11, 129 (2003)    (PDF)


H.E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev, G. Franzese, N. Giovambattista, E. La Nave, G. Malescio, A. Scala, F. Sciortino, A. Skibinsky, F. W. Starr, Slow dynamics and liquid-liquid phase transition in water, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 224, 102 (2002).


G. Franzese, Potts fully frustrated model: Thermodynamics, percolation and dynamics in two dimensions, Physical Review E 61, 6383 (2000)     (PDF).


G. Franzese and A. Coniglio, The Potts frustrated model: relations with glasses, Philosophical Magazine B 79, 1807 (1999)      (PDF).


G. Franzese and A. Coniglio, Precursor phenomena in frustrated systems, Physical Review E 59, 6409 (1999)     (PDF).


A. Fierro, G. Franzese, A. de Candia and A. Coniglio, Percolation transition and the onset of nonexponential relaxation in fully frustrated models, Physical Review E 59, 60 (1999)    (PDF).


G. Franzese and A. Coniglio, Phase Transitions in the Potts Spin Glass Model, Physical Review E 58, 2753 (1998)    (PDF).


G. Franzese, A. Fierro, A. de Candia and A. Coniglio, Autocorrelation Functions in 3D Fully Frustrated Systems, Physica A 257, (1998)     (PDF).


G. Franzese, Cluster Analysis for Percolation on Two Dimensional Fully Frustrated System, Journal of Physics A: Mat. and General 29, 7367 (1996)     (PDF).


Solid State Complex Materials
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G. Ausanio, L. De Arcangelis, G. Franzese, V. Iannotti, C. Jr. Luponio, and L. Lanotte, Dynamic response limits of an elastic magnet, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 290-291, 836 -- 838  (2005)    (PDF).


G. Franzese, R. Raimondi and R. Fazio, Parity-dependent Kondo effect in ultrasmall metallic grains, Europhysics Letters 62, 264 (2003)     (PDF).


G. Franzese, V. Cataudella, S.E. Korshunov and R. Fazio, Fully Frustrated XY model with next-nearest-neighbor interaction, Physical Review B 62, R9287 (2000)    (Rapid Communication) (PDF).


V. Cataudella, G. Franzese, S.E. Korshunov and R. Fazio, How the next nearest neighbor interactions change the phase diagram of a fully frustrated XY model?, Physica B 284, 431 (2000)     (PDF).
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Spin Glasses and Clusters
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G. Franzese, V. Cataudella  and A. Coniglio, Invaded Cluster Dynamics for Frustrated Models,

Physical Review E 57, 88 (1998)     (PDF).


G. Franzese, V. Cataudella  and A. Coniglio, SOC Dynamics for Fully Frustrated Spin Systems,

in “Physics of Complex Systems -- Proceedings of International School Enrico Fermi”, Varenna, Jul. 1996 pag. 745 - 745. ISBN: 90-5199-351-X.


V. Cataudella, G. Franzese, M. Nicodemi, A. Scala and A. Coniglio, Percolation and cluster Monte Carlo dynamics for spin models, Physical Review E 54, 175 (1996)     (PDF).


V. Cataudella, G. Franzese, M. Nicodemi, A. Scala and A. Coniglio, Monte Carlo Fast Dynamics for Frustrated Systems, in “Non equilibrium phenomena in supercooled fluids, glasses and amorphous materials -- Proceedings of the Workshop”, (World Scientific, Singapore 1996) M.Giordano, D.Leporini, M.P.Tosi eds. ISBN: 981-02-2795-7.


G. Franzese, R. Chirone and P. Salatino, DLA and Percolation  Approaches to Account for Structural Heterogeneities on the Cohesiveness of Fine Powders, in “Proceedings of Combustion Meeting '95”, (CUEN, Napoli 1995).


V. Cataudella, G. Franzese, M. Nicodemi, A. Scala and A. Coniglio, Generalized Percolation Models for Frustrated Spin SystemsIl Nuovo Cimento16 D, N.8, 1259-1264 (1994).


V. Cataudella, G. Franzese, M. Nicodemi, A. Scala and A. Coniglio, Critical Clusters and Efficient Dynamics for Frustrated Spin Models, Physical Review Letter 72, 1541 (1994)    (PDF).



SLIDES


G. Franzese, How many dynamic crossovers in protein hydration water? 12/11/2010 (Franzese.pdf)