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Davide Fermi

Ph.D. (Mathematical Physics)


Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Mathematics,
Università degli Studi di Milano

Contact

Address: Dipartimento di Matematica,
Università degli Studi di Milano
Via Cesare Saldini, 50
I-20133 Milano, Italy

Office: Room 2109 (second floor)

Phone: +39-0250316148

Email: davide.fermi[at]unimi.it
fermidavide[at]gmail.com

Webpage: http://users.mat.unimi.it/users/fermi/


Main research interests


Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum: extended version in PDF.

Previous positions and education

Dec. 2016 - ongoing : Postdoc at Università degli Studi di Milano
Department of Mathematics
Apr. 2016 - Nov. 2016 : Postdoc at Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (Como)
Department of Science and High Technologies (DISAT)
FIR 2013 project "Problemi matematici nella fisica della materia condensata" (transl. "Condensed Matter in Mathematical Physics")
Oct. 2012 - Feb. 2016 : PhD in Mathematics at Università degli Studi di Milano
Thesis: "A functional analytic framework for local zeta regularization and the scalar Casimir effect"
Advisor: Prof. Livio Pizzocchero
Nov. 2010 - July 2012 : Master's Degree (Theoretical Physics) at Università degli Studi di Milano
Thesis: "L'Effetto Casimir e la Regolarizzazione Zeta" (transl. "Zeta regularization and the Casimir effect")
Supervisor: Prof. Livio Pizzocchero
Sept. 2007 - Oct. 2010 : Bachelor's Degree (Physics) at Università degli Studi di Milano
Thesis: "Lo Spaziotempo di Alcubierre" (transl. "Alcubierre's spacetime")
Supervisor: Prof. Livio Pizzocchero


Publications

Books

  1. cover D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, Local zeta regularization and the scalar Casimir effect. A general approach based on integral kernels,
    World Scientific Publishing (2017), ISBN: 978-981-3224-99-5 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-981-3225-01-5 (ebook).
    See also arXiv:1505.01044, arXiv:1505.00711.


Preprints

  1. D. Fermi, The Casimir energy anomaly for a point interaction,
    accepted for publication in the special issue of Mod. Phys. Lett. A containing the ''Proceedings of the 4th Casimir Symposium'' (St. Petersburg, June 24-28, 2019)
    arXiv:1909.00604

  2. C. Cacciapuoti, D. Fermi, A. Posilicano, The semi-classical limit with delta potentials,
    arXiv:1907.05801

  3. D. Fermi, Some remarks on a new exotic spacetime for time travel by free fall,
    arXiv:1812.09021


Pulished Papers

  1. D. Fermi, M. Gengo, L. Pizzocchero, On the necessity of phantom fields for solving the horizon problem in scalar cosmologies
    (invited feature article),
    Universe 2019, 5(3) (2019), 76 [20 pages]
    DOI:10.3390/universe5030076 ; arXiv:1901.11511

  2. C. Cacciapuoti, D. Fermi, A. Posilicano, Scattering from local deformations of a semitransparent plane,
    J. Math. Anal. Appl. 473(1) (2019), 215-257 [43 pages]
    DOI:10.1016/j.jmaa.2018.12.045 ; arXiv:1807.07916

  3. C. Cacciapuoti, D. Fermi, A. Posilicano, On inverses of Krein's Q-functions,
    Rend. Mat. Appl. (7) 39(2) (2018), 229-240 [12 pages]
    Editor's page ; arXiv:1809.05150

  4. D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, A time machine for free fall into the past,
    Class. Quant. Grav. 35(16), 165003 (2018) [42 pages]
    DOI:10.1088/1361-6382/aace6e ; arXiv:1803.08214

  5. D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, Local Casimir Effect for a Scalar Field in Presence of a Point Impurity
    (invited contribution in ''Casimir Physics and Applications'' Special Issue of Symmetry, guest editors I. H. Brevik and K. A. Milton),
    Symmetry 2018, 10(2), (2018) [20 pages]
    DOI:10.3390/sym10020038 ; arXiv:1712.10039

  6. C. Cacciapuoti, D. Fermi, A. Posilicano, Relative-Zeta and Casimir energy for a semitransparent hyperplane selecting transverse modes,
    pp. 71-97 in ''Advances in Quantum Mechanics: contemporary trends and open problems'', edited by G. F. Dell'Antonio and A. Michelangeli,
    Springer (2017) [26 pages];
    DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-58904-6_5 ; arXiv:1702.05296

  7. D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, Local zeta regularization and the scalar Casimir effect IV. The case of a rectangular box,
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 31(04&05), 1650003 (2016) [56 pages]
    DOI:10.1142/S0217751X16500032 ; arXiv:1505.03276

  8. D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, Local zeta regularization and the scalar Casimir effect III. The case with a background harmonic potential,
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 30(35), 1550213 (2015) [42 pages]
    DOI:10.1142/S0217751X15502139 ; arXiv:1505.01651

  9. D. Fermi, L. Pizzocchero, Local zeta regularization and the Casimir effect,
    Prog. Theor. Phys. 126(3), 419 (2011) [15 pages]
    DOI:10.1143/PTP.126.419 ; arXiv:1104.4330



Didattica


External links

Friends and coworkers

Cacciapuoti Claudio

Pizzocchero Livio

Posilicano Andrea

Personal profiles

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arXiv

Scopus

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Affiliations

International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP)

Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica "F. Severi" (INdAM)

Gruppo Nazionale per la Fisica Matematica (GNFM)

Unione Matematica Italiana (UMI)

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN)

Gruppo BELL: Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics (INFN-BELL)

Other Mathematics and Physics Links

Local Quantum Physics Crossroads (LQP2)

The International Society on General Relativity & Gravitation (ISGRG)

Last updated on 6 September 2019.