Research Interests

Francesca Maria Marchetti

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Some of my current and past research interests include: [sorry, still editing]

Polarised Fermi gases, electron-hole bilayers and dipolar Fermi gases



bilayer case 1                bilayer case
              2

dipolar gas (single layer)

supersolid-like LOFF phase

phase-d_equal_masses-finite_temp

phase_d-with_spinodal-equal_masses

Publications on Polarised Fermi gases, electron-hole bilayers and dipolar Fermi gases

  1. M. M. Parish, F. M. Marchetti, A. Lamacraft, and B. D. Simons, ``Finite temperature phase diagram of a polarised Fermi condensate'', Nature Physics 3, 124 (2007). [URL, archive]
  2. M. M. Parish, F. M. Marchetti, A. Lamacraft, and B. D. Simons, ``Polarized Fermi condensates with unequal masses: Tuning the tricritical point'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 160402 (2007). [URL, archive]
  3. A. Lamacraft and F. M. Marchetti, ``Spinodal decomposition in polarised Fermi superfluids'', Phys. Rev. B. 77, 014511 (2008). [URL, archive]
  4. M.M. Parish, F.M. Marchetti, and P.B. Littlewood, "Supersolidity in electron-hole bilayers with a large density imbalance", Europhys. Lett. 95, 27007 (2011)  [URL,archive]
  5. M.M. Parish and F.M. Marchetti, "Density instabilities in a two-dimensional dipolar Fermi gas", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 145304 (2012).  [URL,archive]
  6. F.M. Marchetti and M.M. Parish, ``Density-wave phases of dipolar fermions in a bilayer'', Phys. Rev. B 87, 045110 (2013) [URL, archive]

Microcavity polaritons: persistent currents, quantised vortices, superfluidity



imprinting a vortex into the OPO idler



Publications on Microcavity polaritons: persistent currents, quantised vortices, superfluidity

  1. L. Dominici, J. M. Fellows, S. Donati, D. Ballarini, M. De Giorgi, F. M. Marchetti, B. Piccirillo, L. Marrucci, A. Bramati, G. Gigli, M. H. Szymanska, D. Sanvitto, "Vortex and half-vortex stability in coherently driven spinor polariton fluid" [archive]
  2. J. O. Hamp, A. K. Balin, F. M. Marchetti, D. Sanvitto, M. H. Szymanska, "Spontaneous vortex arrays in a parametrically driven polariton condensate" [archive]
  3. R. Hivet, E. Cancellieri, T. Boulier, D. Ballarini, D. Sanvitto, F. M. Marchetti, M. Szymanska, C. Ciuti, E. Giacobino, and A. Bramati, "Interaction-Shaped Vortex-Antivortex Lattices in Polariton Fluids", Phys. Rev. B 89, 134501 (2014) [URL, archive]
  4. M. De Giorgi, D. Ballarini, E. Cancellieri, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, C. Tejedor, R. Cingolani, E. Giacobino, A. Bramati, G. Gigli, and D. Sanvitto, "Control and Ultrafast Dynamics of a Two-Fluid Polariton Switch", Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 266407 (2012) [archive, URL]
  5. A. Berceanu, E. Cancellieri, and F. M. Marchetti, ``Drag in a resonantly driven polariton fluid'', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24, 235802 (2012). [URL,archive]
  6. E. Cancellieri, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, D. Sanvitto, C. Tejedor, "Frictionless flow in a binary polariton superfluid", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 065301 (2012). [URL,archive]
  7. F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, "Vortices in polariton OPO superfluids", chapter in Exciton Polaritons in Microcavities: New Frontiers (Eds. Daniele Sanvitto and Vadislav Timofeev), Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, Springer-Verlag (2012). [archive]
  8. G. Tosi, F. M. Marchetti, D. Sanvitto, C. Anton, M.H. Szymanska, A. Berceanu, C. Tejedor, L. Marrucci, A. Lemaitre, J. Bloch, L. Vina, "Onset and dynamics of vortex-antivortex pairs in polariton OPO superfluids", Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 036401 (2011). [URL,archive]
  9. E. Cancellieri, F.M. Marchetti, M. Szymanska, and C. Tejedor, "Multistability of a two component exciton-polariton fluid", Phys. Rev. B 83, 214507 (2011).[URL,archive]
  10. E. Cancellieri, F.M. Marchetti, M. Szymanska, and C. Tejedor, "Superflow of resonantly driven polaritons against a defect", Phys. Rev. B 82, 224512 (2010).[URL,archive]
  11. M.H. Szymanska, F.M. Marchetti, and D. Sanvitto, "Propagating wave-packets and quantised currents in coherently driven polariton superfluids", Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 236402 (2010). [URL,archive]
  12. F.M. Marchetti, M.H. Szymanska, C. Tejedor, D.M. Whittaker, "Spontaneous and triggered vortices in polariton OPO superfluids", Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 063902 (2010).[URL,archive]
  13. D. Sanvitto, F.M. Marchetti, M.H. Szymanska, G. Tosi, M. Baudisch, F.P. Laussy, D.N. Krizhanovskii, M.S. Skolnick, L. Marrucci, A. Lemaitre, J. Bloch, C. Tejedor, L. Vina, `` Persistent currents and quantised vortices in a polariton superfluid'', Nature Physics 6, 527 (2010). [URL,archive]

Bose-Fermi mixtures in 1D, 3D and quasi-1D



quasi-1d phase diagram

zero_t-phase-d_bose-fermi_3D

Publications on Bose-Fermi mixtures

  1. E. Malatsetxebarria, F. M. Marchetti, M. A. Cazalilla, "Phase Equilibrium of Binary Mixtures in Mixed Dimensions", Phys. Rev. A (2013) [URL, archive]
  2. F. M. Marchetti, Th. Jolicoeur, and M. M. Parish, ``Stability and pairing in quasi-one-dimensional Bose-Fermi mixtures'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 105304 (2009). [URL, archive]
  3. F. M. Marchetti, C. Mathy, M. M. Parish, and D. A. Huse, ``Phase separation and collapse in Bose-Fermi mixtures with a Feshbach resonance'', Phys. Rev. B 78, 134517 (2008). [URL, archive]


Microcavity polaritons: collective coherence, superfluidity & condensation, Feshbach resonances



schematic_microcavity

schematic_LP-and-UP

jacek_PL_maps-increasing-pump-power

resonant_rayleigh_scattering




Publications on Microcavity polaritons: collective coherence, condensation & superfluidity

  1. F. M. Marchetti, B. D. Simons, and P. B. Littlewood ``Condensation of cavity polaritons in a disordered environment'', Phys. Rev. B 70, 155327 (2004). [URL, archive]
  2. F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, P. R. Eastham, B. D. Simons, and P. B. Littlewood ``Condensation and lasing of microcavity polaritons: comparison between two models'', Solid State Communications 134, 111 (2005). [archive]
  3. P. B. Littlewood, P. R. Eastham, J. Keeling, F. M. Marchetti, B. D. Simons, and M. H. Szymanska, ``Models of coherent exciton condensation'', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 16, S3597 (2004). [URL, archive]
  4. F. M. Marchetti, J. Keeling, M. H. Szymanska, and P. B. Littlewood, ``Thermodynamics and excitations of condensed polaritons in disordered microcavities'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 066405 (2006). [URL, archive]
  5. J. Kasprzak, M. Richard, S. Kundermann, A. Baas, P. Jeambrun, J. Keeling, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, R. Andre',J. L. Staehli, V. Savona, P. B. Littlewood, B. Deveaud, Le Si Dang, ``Bose-Einstein condensation of exciton polaritons'', Nature 443, 409 (2006). [URL]
  6. F. M. Marchetti, J. Keeling, M. H. Szymanska, and P. B. Littlewood, ``Absorption, photoluminescence and resonant Rayleigh scattering probes of condensed microcavity polaritons'', Phys. Rev. B 76, 115326 (2007). [URL, archive]
  7. J. Keeling, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, and P. B. Littlewood, ``Collective coherence in planar semiconductor microcavities'', Semicond. Sci. Technol. 22, R1 (2007). [URL, archive]
  8. M. H. Szymanska, F. M. Marchetti, J. Keeling, and P. B. Littlewood, ``Coherence properties and luminescence spectra of condensed polaritons in CdTe microcavities'', Solid State Communications 144, 364 (2007). [archive]
  9. F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymanska, J. Keeling, J. Kasprzak, R. Andre, P. B. Littlewood, and Le Si Dang, "Microcavity polariton
    phase diagram: from theory to practice", Phys. Rev. B 77,  235313 (2008). [URL, archive]
  10. F.M. Marchetti and J. Keeling, "Collective pairing of resonantly coupled microcavity polaritons" [archive]


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