Nicolò Defenu

Theoretical Physicist

My vision

The final goal of theoretical physics is to understand nature and predict its behaviour. One shall not be diverted by the beauty and power of mathematics and technology, but just exploit them to increase our comprehension of the real world. 

Quantum scale anomaly and spatial coherence in a 2D Fermi superfluid.

18

Published Papers

16

Talks at international conferences

3

Years post-doc experience

7

Teaching Assistant courses

Areas of Focus

Cold Atoms Physics

Theoretical Condensed Matter

Quantum Many Body Dynamics

Dynamical Critical Phenomena

Renormalization Group

Low Dimensional Quantum System

Long Range Interactions

Ongoing Teaching Activity

Theoretical statistical physics course

1st Workshop on Low Dimensional Quantum Many body System​s

​13th-17th July 2020, Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg, Germany

The glory of science is to imagine more than we can prove.”

Freeman Dyson

Contact me

  • ndefenu@phys.ethz.ch
  • Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zürich
  • +41 44 633 78 75