Articles on international peer-reviewed journals

Optics of semiconductor microstructures

  1. I. Carusotto and G. C. La Rocca, Optical response of linear and nonlinear photonic superlattices near the first photonic band gap , Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 164, 377 (1997).

  2. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, Nonlinear optics of coupled semiconductor microcavities, Phys. Lett. A 243, 236 (1998).

  3. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, Two photon Rabi splitting and optical Stark effect in semiconductor microcavities, Phys. Rev. B 60, 4907 (1999).

  4. V. Pellegrini, R. Colombelli, I. Carusotto, F. Beltram, S. Rubini, R. Lantier, A. Franciosi, C. Vinegoni, L. Pavesi, Resonant second harmonic generation in ZnSe bulk microcavity, Appl. Phys. Lett.  74, 1945 (1999).

  5. G. Ferrari and I. Carusotto, Cavity-enhanced single frequency synthesis via DFG of mode-locked pulse trains, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 2115 (2005). Preprint available at physics/0506089

  6. Z. Gaburro, M. Ghulinyan, F. Riboli, L. Pavesi, A. Recati, I. Carusotto, Photon energy lifter, Opt. Expr. 14, 7270 (2006). Full text

  7. F. Riboli, A. Recati, M. Antezza, I. Carusotto, Radiation induced force between two planar waveguides, European Physical Journal D 46, 157 (2008). Preprint available at physics/0702183

  8. C. Latta, A. Högele, Y. Zhao, A. N. Vamivakas, P. Maletinsky, M. Kroner, J. Dreiser, I. Carusotto, A. Badolato, D. Schuh, W. Wegscheider, M. Atature, A. Imamoglu, Confluence of resonant laser excitation and bi-directional quantum dot nuclear spin polarization, Nature Physics 5, 758 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0904.4767

  9. A. Hoegele, M. Kroner, C. Latta, M. Claassen, I. Carusotto, C. Bulutay, A. Imamoglu, Dynamic nuclear spin polarization in resonant laser spectroscopy of a quantum dot, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 197403 (2012). Preprint available at arXiv:1110.5524

  10. M. Ghulinyan, R. Guider, I. Carusotto, A. Pitanti, G. Pucker, L. Pavesi, Oscillatory coupling between a monolithic whispering-gallery resonator and a buried bus waveguide, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 163901 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1110.5211

  11. M. Ghulinyan, F. Ramiro Manzano, N. Prtljaga, M. Bernard, L. Pavesi, G. Pucker, I. Carusotto, Inter-mode reactive coupling induced by waveguide-resonator interaction, Phys. Rev. A 90, 053811 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1407.4973.

Zero-point fluctuations of the quantum vacuum, dynamical Casimir effect and analog Hawking radiation

  1. C. Ciuti, G. Bastard, I. Carusotto, Quantum vacuum properties of the intersubband cavity polariton field, Phys. Rev. B 72, 115303 (2005). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0504021

  2. C. Ciuti and I. Carusotto, Input-output theory of cavities in the ultra-strong coupling regime: the case of time-independent cavity parameters, Phys. Rev. A 74, 033811 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0606554

  3. S. De Liberato, C. Ciuti, I. Carusotto, Quantum Vacuum Radiation Spectra from a Semiconductor Microcavity with a Time-Modulated Vacuum Rabi Frequency, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 103602 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0611282

  4. I. Carusotto, M. Antezza, F. Bariani, S. De Liberato, C. Ciuti, Optical properties of atomic Mott insulators: from slow light to dynamical Casimir effects, Phys. Rev. A 77, 063621 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv/0711.3105

  5. R. Balbinot, A. Fabbri, S. Fagnocchi, A. Recati, I. Carusotto, Non-local density correlations as signal of Hawking radiation in BEC acoustic black holes, Phys. Rev. A 78, 021603 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv/0711.4520

  6. I. Carusotto, S. Fagnocchi, A. Recati, R. Balbinot, A. Fabbri, Numerical observation of Hawking radiation from acoustic black holes in atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, New J. Phys. 10,  103001 (2008). Full text.

  7. S. De Liberato, D. Gerace, I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Extracavity quantum vacuum radiation from a single qubit, Phys. Rev. A 80, 053810 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0906.2706.

  8. I. Carusotto, R. Balbinot, A. Fabbri, A. Recati, Density correlations and dynamical Casimir emission of Bogoliubov phonons in modulated atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, Eur. Phys. J. D 56, 391 (2010). preprint arXiv:0907.2314.

  9. A. Recati, N. Pavloff, I. Carusotto, Bogoliubov Theory of acoustic Hawking radiation in Bose-Einstein Condensates, Phys. Rev. A 80, 043603 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0907.4305

  10. C. Mayoral, A. Recati, A. Fabbri, R. Parentani, R. Balbinot, I. Carusotto, Acoustic white holes in flowing atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, New J. Phys. 13, 025007 (2011). Full text.

  11. D. Faccio, I. Carusotto, Dynamical Casimir Effect in Optically Modulated Cavities, Europhys. Lett.  96, 24006 (2011). Preprint available at arxiv:1108.0068

  12. P.-E. Larré, A. Recati, I. Carusotto, N. Pavloff, Quantum fluctuations around black hole horizons in Bose-Einstein condensates. Phys. Rev. A 85, 013621 (2012) Preprint available at arXiv:1110.4464

  13. I. Carusotto, S. De Liberato, D. Gerace, C. Ciuti, Back-reaction effects of quantum vacuum in cavity quantum electrodynamics, Phys. Rev. A 85, 023805 (2012). Preprint available at arXiv:1107.0445

  14. S. Finazzi, I. Carusotto, Kinematic study of the effect of dispersion in quantum vacuum emission from strong laser pulses, Eur. Phys. J. Plus, 127, 78 (2012). Preprint available at arXiv:1204.3603

  15. D. Gerace, I. Carusotto, Analog Hawking radiation from an acoustic black hole in a flowing polariton superfluid, Phys. Rev. B 86, 144505 (2012). Preprint available at  arXiv:1204.3603

  16. S. Finazzi, I. Carusotto, Quantum vacuum emission in a nonlinear optical medium illuminated by a strong laser pulse, Phys. Rev. A 87, 023803 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1207.3833.

  17. S. Finazzi, I. Carusotto, Spontaneous quantum emission from analog white holes in a nonlinear optical medium, Phys. Rev. A 89, 053807 (2014). Editor's suggestion and featured in Physics. Preprint available at arXiv:1303.4990.

  18. X. Busch, I. Carusotto, and R. Parentani, Spectrum and entanglement of phonons in quantum fluids of light, Phys. Rev. A 89, 043819 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1311.3507.

  19. S. Finazzi and I. Carusotto, Entangled phonons in atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 90, 033607 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1309.3414.

  20. H. S. Nguyen, D. Gerace, I. Carusotto, D. Sanvitto, E. Galopin, A. Lemaître, I. Sagnes, J. Bloch, and A. Amo, Acoustic Black Hole in a Stationary Hydrodynamic Flow of Microcavity Polaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 036402 (2015). Editor’s suggestion and featured in Physics. Preprint available at arXiv:1410.0238.

  21. J. R. M. de Nova, S. Finazzi, I. Carusotto, Time-dependent study of a black-hole laser in a flowing atomic condensate, Preprint arXiv:1509.00795.

Quantum fluids of light

  1. I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Probing Microcavity Polariton Superfluidity through Resonant Rayleigh Scattering, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 166401 (2004). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0404573

  2. C. Ciuti, I. Carusotto, Quantum fluid effects and parametric instabilities in microcavities, Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 242, 2224 (2005). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0502585

  3. I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Spontaneous microcavity-polariton coherence across the parametric threshold: Quantum Monte Carlo studies, Phys. Rev. B 72, 125335 (2005). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0504554

  4. A. Verger, C. Ciuti, I. Carusotto, Polariton quantum blockade in a photonic dot, Phys. Rev. B 73, 193306 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0511336

  5. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, Absence of Long-Range Coherence in the Parametric Emission of Photonic Wires, Phys. Rev. B 74, 245316 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0512464

  6. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, Goldstone mode of optical parametric oscillators in planar semiconductor microcavities in the strong-coupling regime, Phys. Rev. A 76, 043807 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0606755

  7. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, The parametric oscillation threshold of semiconductor microcavities in the strong coupling regime, Phys. Rev. B 75, 075332 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0607719.

  8. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, Excitations in a Nonequilibrium Bose-Einstein Condensate of Exciton Polaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 140402 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0702431

  9. A. Verger, I. Carusotto, and C. Ciuti, Quantum Monte Carlo study of ring-shaped polariton parametric luminescence in a semiconductor microcavity, Phys. Rev. B 76, 115324 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:0704.3423

  10. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Spatial and spectral shape of inhomogeneous non-equilibrium exciton-polariton condensates, Phys. Rev. B 77, 115340 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv:0707.1016

  11. D. Sarchi, I. Carusotto, M. Wouters, V. Savona, Coherent dynamics and parametric instabilities of microcavity polaritons in double-well systems, Phys. Rev. B 77, 125324 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv:0711.4270

  12. K. G. Lagoudakis, M. Wouters, M. Richard, A. Baas, I. Carusotto, R. Andre, Le Si Dang, B. Deveaud-Pledran, Quantised Vortices in an Exciton-Polariton Fluid, Nature Physics 4, 706 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv:0801.1916

  13. D. Ballarini, D. Sanvitto, A. Amo, L. Viña, M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, A. Lemaître, J. Bloch, Observation of long-lived polariton states in semiconductor microcavities across the parametric threshold, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 056402 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0807.3224.

  14. M. Wouters and I. Carusotto, Probing the excitation spectrum of nonresonantly pumped polariton condensates, Phys. Rev. B 79, 125311 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0811.4505.

  15. A. Amo, J. Lefrere, S. Pigeon, C. Adrados, C. Ciuti, I. Carusotto, R. Houdre, E. Giacobino, A. Bramati, Superfluidity of Polaritons in Semiconductor Microcavities, Nature Phys. 5, 805 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0812.2748.

  16. I. Carusotto, D. Gerace, H. Tureci, S. De Liberato, C. Ciuti, A. Imamoglu, Fermionized photons in an array of driven dissipative nonlinear cavities, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 033601 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0812.4195.

  17. A. Tomadin, V. Giovannetti, R. Fazio, D. Gerace, I. Carusotto, H.E. Tureci, A. Imamoglu, Signatures of the superfluid-insulator phase transition in laser-driven dissipative nonlinear cavity arrays, Phys. Rev. A 81, 061801 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:0904.4437

  18. D. Sarchi, I. Carusotto, Near-field intensity correlations in parametric photo-luminescence, Phys. Rev. B 81, 075320 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:0910.4203

  19. M. Wouters, I. Carusotto, Superfluidity and critical velocities in nonequilibrium Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 020602 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:1001.0660

  20. I. Carusotto, T. Volz, A. Imamoglu, Feshbach blockade: single-photon nonlinear optics using resonantly enhanced cavity-polariton scattering from biexciton states, Europhys. Lett. 90, 37001 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:1002.2613

  21. M. Bamba, A. Imamoglu, I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Origin of strong photon antibunching in weakly nonlinear photonic molecules, Phys. Rev. A 83, 021802 (2011). Preprint arXiv:1007.1605

  22. S. Pigeon, I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, Hydrodynamic nucleation of vortices and solitons in a resonantly excited polariton superfluid, Phys. Rev. B 83, 144513 (2011). Preprint available at arXiv:1006.4755

  23. A. Amo, S. Pigeon, D. Sanvitto, V. G. Sala, R. Hivet, I. Carusotto, F. Pisanello, G. Lemenager, R. Houdre, E. Giacobino, C. Ciuti, A. Bramati, Polariton Superfluids Reveal Quantum Hydrodynamic Solitons, Science 332, 1167-1170 (2011). Preprint available at arXiv:1101.2530

  24. D. Sanvitto, S. Pigeon, A. Amo, D. Ballarini, M. De Giorgi, I. Carusotto, R. Hivet, F. Pisanello, V. G. Sala, P. S. Soares-Guimaraes, R. Houdré, E. Giacobino, C. Ciuti, A. Bramati, G. Gigli, All-optical control of the quantum flow of a polariton superfluid, Nature Photonics 5, 610 (2011). Preprint available at arXiv:1103.4885

  25. I. Carusotto and C. Ciuti, Quantum fluids of light, Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 299 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1205.6500

  26. A. Chiocchetta and I. Carusotto, Non-equilibrium quasi-condensates in reduced dimensions, Europhysics Letters 102, 67007 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1302.6158.

  27. I. Carusotto, Superfluid light in bulk nonlinear media, Proc. R. Soc. A. 470, 20140320 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1312.3054.

  28. P.-E. Larré and I. Carusotto, Optomechanical Signature of a Frictionless Flow of Superfluid Light, Phys. Rev. A 91, 053809 (2015). Preprint  available at arXiv:1405.2275.

  29. A. Chiocchetta and I. Carusotto, A quantum Langevin model for non-equilibrium condensation, Phys. Rev. A 90, 023633 (2014). Preprint  available at arXiv:1405.7030.

  30. A. C. Berceanu, L. Dominici, I. Carusotto, D. Ballarini, E. Cancellieri, G. Gigli, M. H. Szymanska, D. Sanvitto, and F. M. Marchetti, Multicomponent polariton superfluidity in the optical parametric oscillator regime, Phys. Rev. B 92, 035307 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1503.03342

  31. D. Vocke, T. Roger, F. Marino, E. M. Wright, I. Carusotto, M. Clerici, and D. Faccio, Experimental characterization of nonlocal photon fluids, Optica 2, 484 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1501.06728

  32. A. Biella, L. Mazza, I. Carusotto, D. Rossini, and R. Fazio, Photon transport in a dissipative chain of nonlinear cavities, Phys. Rev. A 91, 053815 (2015). Preprint available at arXIv:1412.2509

  33. A. Amo, J. Bloch, A. Bramati, I. Carusotto, C. Ciuti, B. Deveaud, E. Giacobino, G. Grosso, A. Kamchatnov, G. Malpuech, N. Pavloff, S. Pigeon, D. Sanvitto, and D. D. Solnyshkov, Comment on “Linear Wave Dynamics Explains Observations Attributed to Dark Solitons in a Polariton Quantum Fluid”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 089401 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1401.7347

  34. P.-E. Larré and I. Carusotto, Propagation of a quantum fluid of light in a cavity-less nonlinear optical medium: General theory and response to quantum quenches, Phys. Rev. A 92, 043802 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1412.5405

  35. G. Dagvadorj, J. M. Fellows, S. Matyjaskiewicz, F. M. Marchetti, I. Carusotto, M. H. Szymanska, Non-equilibrium Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition in a Driven Open Quantum System, Phys. Rev. X 5, 041028 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1412.7361

  36. J. Lebreuilly, I. Carusotto, and M. Wouters, Strongly interacting photons in arrays of dissipative nonlinear cavities under a frequency-dependent incoherent pumping, Preprint arXiv:1503.02816.

  37. P.-E. Larré and I. Carusotto, Prethermalization in a quenched one-dimensional quantum fluid of light: Intrinsic limits to the coherent propagation of a light beam in a nonlinear optical fiber, Preprint arXiv:1510.05558

Synthetic gauge fields and topological effects in physics

  1. R. O. Umucalilar and I. Carusotto, Artificial Gauge Field for Photons in Coupled Cavity Arrays, Phys. Rev. A 84, 043804 (2011). Preprint available at arxiv:1104.4071

  2. R. O. Umucalilar, I. Carusotto, Fractional quantum Hall states of photons in an array of dissipative coupled cavities, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 206809 (2012). Preprint available at arXiv:1110.6524

  3. R. O. Umucalilar and I. Carusotto, Many-body braiding phases in a rotating strongly correlated photon gas, Phys. Lett. A 377, 2074 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1210.3070.

  4. M. Cominotti and I. Carusotto, Berry curvature effects in the Bloch oscillations of a quantum particle under a strong (synthetic) magnetic field, Europhysics Letters 103, 10001 (2013). Preprint available at arXiv:1302.3165.

  5. T. Ozawa and I. Carusotto, Anomalous and Quantum Hall Effects in Lossy Photonic Lattices, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 133902 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1307.6650.

  6. G. Salerno and I. Carusotto, Dynamical decoupling and dynamical isolation in temporally modulated coupled pendulums, Europhysics Letters 106, 24002 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1401.3978

  7. T. Jacqmin, I. Carusotto, I. Sagnes, M. Abbarchi, D. Solnyshkov, G. Malpuech, E. Galopin, A. Lemaître, J. Bloch, A. Amo, Direct observation of Dirac cones and a flatband in a honeycomb lattice for polaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 116402 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1310.8105

  8. R. O. Umucalilar, M. Wouters, and I. Carusotto, Probing few-particle Laughlin states of photons via correlation measurements, Phys. Rev. A 89, 023803 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1311.7550.

  9. H. M. Price, T. Ozawa, I. Carusotto, Quantum Mechanics with a Momentum-Space Artificial Magnetic Field, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 190403 (2014). Preprint available at arXiv:1403.6041.

  10. V. G. Sala, D. D. Solnyshkov, I. Carusotto, T. Jacqmin, A. Lemaître, H. Terças, A. Nalitov, M. Abbarchi, E. Galopin, I. Sagnes, J. Bloch, G. Malpuech, A. Amo, Engineering spin-orbit coupling for photons and polaritons in microstructures,  Phys. Rev. X 5, 011304 (2015). Featured in Physics. Preprint available at arXiv:1406.4816

  11. H. M. Price, T. Ozawa, N. R. Cooper, I. Carusotto, Artificial magnetic fields in momentum space in spin-orbit-coupled systems, Phys. Rev. A 91, 033606 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1403.6041

  12. T. Ozawa, H. M. Price, and I. Carusotto, Momentum-space Harper-Hofstadter model, Phys. Rev. A 92, 023609 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1411.1203

  13. H. M. Price, O. Zilberberg, T. Ozawa, I. Carusotto, N. Goldman, Four-Dimensional Quantum Hall Effect with Ultracold Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 195303 (2015). Featured in Physics. Preprint available at arXiv:1505.04387

  14. M. Milicevic, T. Ozawa, P. Andreakou, I. Carusotto, T. Jacqmin, E. Galopin, A. Lemaître, L. Le Gratiet, I. Sagnes, J. Bloch, A. Amo, Edge states in polariton honeycomb lattices, 2D Mater 2, 034012 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1504.05761

  15. G. Salerno, T. Ozawa, H. M. Price, I. Carusotto, How to directly observe Landau levels in driven-dissipative strained honeycomb lattices, 2D Mater. 2, 034015 (2015). Preprint available at arXiv:1504.04014

  16. G. Salerno, T. Ozawa, H. M. Price and I. Carusotto, Floquet topological system based on frequency-modulated classical coupled harmonic oscillators, Preprint arXiv:1510.04697

  17. T. Ozawa, H. M. Price, N. Goldman, O. Zilberberg, and I. Carusotto, Synthetic dimensions in integrated photonics: From optical isolation to 4D quantum Hall physics, Preprint arXiv:1510.03910

  18. A. C. Berceanu, H. M. Price, T. Ozawa, I. Carusotto, Momentum-space Landau levels in driven-dissipative cavity arrays, Preprint arXiv:1510.03054

Atom optics

  1. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, The modulated optical lattice as an atomic Fabry-Perot interferometer, Phys. Rev. Lett.  84, 399 (2000).

  2. E.  Mandonnet, A. Minguzzi, R. Dum, I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, J. Dalibard, Evaporative cooling of an atomic beam , Eur. Phys. J. D 10, 9 (2000). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/9909378

  3. I. Carusotto, M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, Atom laser coherence length and atomic standing waves, Phys. Rev. A 62, 063606 (2000).

  4. Y. Castin, R. Dum, E. Mandonnet, A. Minguzzi, I. Carusotto, Coherence properties of a continuous atom laser, Journal of Modern Optics 47, 2671 (2000). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0006250

  5. I. Carusotto, The nonlinear atomic Fabry-Perot interferometer: from the mean-field theory to the atom blockade effect, Phys. Rev. A 63, 23610 (2001).

  6. I. Carusotto, D. Embriaco, G. C. La Rocca, Nonlinear atom optics and bright gap soliton generation in finite optical lattices , Phys. Rev. A 65, 053611 (2002). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0111308

  7. I. Carusotto, L. Pitaevskii, S. Stringari, G. Modugno, and M. Inguscio, Sensitive Measurement of Forces at the Micron Scale Using Bloch Oscillations of Ultracold Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 093202 (2005). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0503141

  8. S. Schwartz, M. Cozzini, C. Menotti, I. Carusotto, P. Bouyer, and S. Stringari, One-dimensional description of a Bose-Einstein condensate in a rotating closed-loop waveguide, New J. Phys. 8, 162 (2006). Full text

  9. I. Carusotto, S. X. Hu, L. A. Collins, A. Smerzi, Bogoliubov-Čerenkov Radiation in a Bose-Einstein Condensate Flowing against an Obstacle, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 260403 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0612114

Slow light propagation in atomic and/or solid media

  1. I. Carusotto, M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, Atomic recoil effects in slow light propagation, JETP Letters 72, 289 (2000).

  2. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, Fresnel Light Drag in a Coherently Driven Moving Medium, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 2549 (2001).

  3. I. Carusotto, M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, Slow group velocity and Cherenkov radiation, Phys. Rev. Lett 87, 064801 (2001). Preprint available at quant-ph/0103059

  4. M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, I. Carusotto, F. Bassani, Tunable light-drag effects in Cu2O, Phys. Rev. B 65, 235422 (2002). 

  5. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, Vavilov-Cherenkov effect in a driven resonant medium, Phys. Rev. E 67, 046609 (2003).

  6. I. Carusotto, M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, Transverse Fresnel-Fizeau drag effects in strongly dispersive media, Phys. Rev. A 68, 063819 (2003). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0306216

  7. F. Bariani, I. Carusotto, Light propagation in atomic Mott Insulators, Journal of the European Optical Society 3, 08005 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv:0710.5444

  8. F. Bariani, I. Carusotto, Photon Wavepacket Manipulation via Space and Time dependent Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Phys. Rev. A 81, 013836 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:0908.0243

  9. T. Lauprêtre, S. Schwartz, R. Ghosh, I. Carusotto, F. Goldfarb, F. Bretenaker, Anomalous ring-down effects and breakdown of the decay rate concept in optical cavities with negative group delay, New J. Phys. 14, 043012 (2012). Full text.

Imaging and diagnostic of ultracold atomic gases

  1. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, In-situ velocity imaging of ultracold atoms using slow light, Phys. Rev. A 67, 011602 (2003). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0206104

  2. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Atom Interferometric Detection of the Pairing Order Parameter in a Fermi Gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 223202 (2005). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0411059

  3. Q. Niu, I. Carusotto, and A. B. Kuklov,  Imaging of critical correlations in optical lattices and atomic traps, Phys. Rev. A 73, 053604 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0601032

  4. C. Lobo, I. Carusotto, S. Giorgini, A. Recati, and S. Stringari, Pair correlations of an expanding superfluid Fermi gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 100405 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0604282.

  5. A. Recati, I. Carusotto, C. Lobo, and S. Stringari, Dipole polarizability of a trapped superfluid Fermi gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 190403 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0605754.

  6. T.-L. Dao, A. Georges, J. Dalibard, C. Salomon, I. Carusotto, Measuring the One-Particle Excitations of Ultracold Fermionic Atoms by Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 240402 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0611206

  7. T.-L. Dao, I. Carusotto, A. Georges, Probing quasi-particle states in strongly interacting atomic gases by momentum-resolved Raman photoemission spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. A 80, 023627 (2009). Preprint available at arXiv:0905.0824

  8. T.-L. Dao, C. Kollath, I. Carusotto, M. Koehl, All-optical pump-and-probe detection of dynamical correlations in a two-dimensional Fermi gas, Phys. Rev. A 81, 043626 (2010). Preprint available at arXiv:0905.2826

  9. I. Carusotto, Sorting superfluidity from Bose-Einstein condensation in atomic gases, Physics 3, 5 (2010).

  10. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Non-equilibrium and local detection of the normal fraction of a trapped two-dimensional Bose gas, Phys. Rev. A 84, 053637 (2011). Preprint available at arXiv:1103.1818

Interaction of light with atomic gases with spin degrees of freedom

  1. I. Carusotto and E. J. Mueller, Imaging of spinor gases, J. Phys. B: At., Mol. and Opt. Phys. 37, S115 (2004). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0310687

  2. A. M. Dudarev, R. B. Diener, I. Carusotto, and Q. Niu, Spin-Orbit Coupling and Berry Phase with Ultracold Atoms in 2D Optical Lattices, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 153005 (2004). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0311356

  3. I. Carusotto, Bragg scattering and the spin structure factor of two-component atomic gases, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. and Opt. Phys. 39, S211 (2006). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0512539

Stochastic methods for the N-body problem

  1.  I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, J. Dalibard, The N-boson time dependent problem: an exact approach with stochastic wave functions , Phys. Rev. A 63, 23606 (2001). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0003399

  2. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, An exact stochastic field method for the interacting Bose gas at thermal equilibrium, J. Phys. B: At., Mol. and Opt. Phys. 34, 4589 (2001). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0108042

  3. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Condensate statistics in one-dimensional interacting Bose gases: exact results, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 030401 (2003). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0206211

  4. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, An exact reformulation of the Bose-Hubbard model in terms of a stochastic Gutzwiller ansatz , New J. Phys. 5, 91 (2003). Full text

  5. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Superfluidity of the 1D Bose gas , Comptes Rendus Physique 5, 107 (2004).  Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0311601

  6. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Coherence and correlation properties of a one-dimensional attractive Fermi gas, Opt. Comm. 243, 81 (2004). Preprint available at physics/0404025

  7. L. Giorgetti, I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Semiclassical field method for the equilibrium Bose gas and application to thermal vortices in two dimensions, Phys. Rev. A 76, 013613 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:0705.1226


  1. F. Minardi, M. Artoni, P. Cancio, M. Inguscio, G. Giusfredi, I. Carusotto, Frequency-shift in saturation spectroscopy induced by mechanical effects of light, Phys. Rev. A  60, 4164  (1999).

  2. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, F. Minardi, Light-force induced fluorescence line-center shifts in high precision optical spectroscopy: simple model and experiment, Phys. Rev. A 62, 023402 (2000).

  3. I. Carusotto and C. Ciuti, Swimming in a sea of superfluid light, Europhysics News Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 23-27 (2010)

  4. A. Bernardi, I. Carusotto, Algebraic Geometry tools for the study of entanglement: an application to spin squeezed states, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 45, 105304 (2012). Preprint available at arXiv:1109.0221

  5. I. Carusotto, Circumnavigating an ocean of incompressible light, preprint arXiv:1212.6161. Published on the Jan./Feb. 2013 issue of Nuovo Saggiatore, magazine of the Italian Physical Society (SIF).

In conference and/or school proceedings books

  1. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, Coupled semiconductor microcavities with distributed Kerr optical nonlinearities, proceedings of the  ICPS-24 conference held in Jerusalem during August 1998 (ed. D.Gershoni, World Scientific, 1998).

  2. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, Two photon Rabi splitting and optical Stark effect in semiconductor microcavities , Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 178, 173 (2000).

  3. I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, The atomic Fabry-Perot interferometer in  Bose-Einsten condensates and atom lasers, p.153 (ed. S. Martellucci, A. N. Chester, A. Aspect et M. Inguscio, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2000).

  4. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, Laser assisted Cherenkov emission in resonant media, Z. Naturforsch. Teil A, 56, 169 (2001).

  5. M. Artoni, F. Bassani, I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, The regime of electromagnetically induced transparency in optically dense media: from atoms to excitons, Braz. J. Phys. 32, 275 (2002).

  6. M. Artoni, I. Carusotto, G. C. La Rocca, F. Bassani, A singular light dragging effect, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 4, S345 (2002).

  7. I. Carusotto, Y. Castin, Exact reformulation of the bosonic many-body problem in terms of stochastic wave functions: convergence issues, Laser Physics 13, 509 (2003). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0209135

  8. I. Carusotto, M. Wouters, and C. Ciuti, Many-body physics of a quantum fluid of exciton-polaritons in a semiconductor microcavity,  proceedings of the QFS '06 conference, J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 459 (2007). Preprint available at arXiv:cond-mat/0610430

  9. C. Ciuti and I. Carusotto, On the ultrastrong vacuum Rabi coupling of an intersubband transition in a semiconductor microcavity, Proceedings of  28th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS-28), Jul 24-28, 2006 Vienna, Austria. Published in J. Applied Phys. 101, 081709 (2007).

  10. M.Wouters, I. Carusotto, Excitations and superfluidity in non-equilibrium Bose-Einstein condensates of exciton-polaritons, Proceedings of the PLMCN7 - 7th International Conference on the Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures, 12-17 April 2007, Havana, Cuba. Published in Superlattices and Micro- structures 43, 524 (2008). Preprint available at arXiv:0707.1446.

  11. M.Richard, J.Kasprzak, A.Baas, S.Kundermann, K.G.Lagoudakis, M.Wouters, I.Carusotto, R.Andre, B.Deveaud-Pledran, Le Si Dang, Exciton-polariton Bose-Einstein condensation: advances and issues, Int. J. Nanotech. 7, 668 (2010).

  12. R. Balbinot, I. Carusotto, A. Fabbri, A. Recati, Testing Hawking particle creation by black holes through correlation measurements, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. D 19, 2371 (2010). This essay received an honorable mention in the GRF 2010 Awards for Essays on Gravitation. Preprint available at arXiv:1005.4000

  13. Proceedings: I. Carusotto and G. Rousseaux, The Cerenkov effect revisited: from swimming ducks to zero modes in gravitational analogs, preprint arXiv:1202.3494. Lecture Notes at the IX SIGRAV School on "Analogue Gravity" in Como, Italy from May 16th-21th, 2011.

  14. M. Bernard, F. Ramiro-Manzano, N. Prtljaga, G. Pucker, L. Pavesi, I. Carusotto, M. Ghulinyan, Off-diagonal photonic Lamb shift in reactively coupled waveguide-resonator system, Proc. SPIE 9520, Integrated Photonics: Materials, Devices, and Applications III, 952006 (2015) (Proceedings of the Conference on Integrated Photonics - Materials, Devices, and Applications III Location: Barcelona, Spain).

  15. A. Chiocchetta, A. Gambassi, and I. Carusotto, Laser operation and Bose-Einstein condensation: analogies and differences, Preprint arXiv:1503.02816.

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List of publications in chronological order