# Franco Ferrari, Ph.D.

## Affiliations: | Institute of Physics and Centre of Advanced Studies in Astrobiology and Related Topics CASA* | University of Szczecin |

##### Area:

field theory, string theory, polymer physics, astrobiology##### Website:

http://fermi.fiz.univ.szczecin.pl/~ferrari##### Google:

"franco ferrari"##### Cross-listing: Physics Tree

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorGalen Sotkov | grad student | 1987-1989 | Intenational School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS) (Physics Tree) |

Walter Thirring | post-doc | 1990-1991 | Vienna University (Physics Tree) |

Julius Wess | post-doc | 1991-1993 | Ludwig Maximilian University (Physics Tree) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeJarosław Paturej | grad student | 2005-2009 | University of Szczecin (Physics Tree) |

Yani Zhao | grad student | 2011-2014 | University of Szczecin (Physics Tree) |

#### Collaborators

Sign in to add collaboratorEwa Szuszkiewicz | collaborator | 2000- | University of Szczecin (Physics Tree) |

Hagen Kleinert | collaborator | 1999-2001 | FU Berlin (Physics Tree) |

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Ferrari F. (2019) A new strategy to microscopic modeling of topological entanglement in polymers based on field theory Nuclear Physics B. 948: 114778 |

Ferrari F, Piatek MR, Zhao Y. (2015) A topological field theory for Milnor's triple linking number Journal of Physics a: Mathematical and Theoretical. 48 |

Ferrari F, Szuszkiewicz E. (2014) Introduction to the Special Collection of Papers from EANA 2013: The 13th European Workshop on Astrobiology ("Through Cosmic Dust to DNA"): 22-25 July 2013, Szczecin, Poland. Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere : the Journal of the International Society For the Study of the Origin of Life. 44: 165-8 |

Zhao Y, Ferrari F. (2013) A study of polymer knots using a simple knot invariant consisting of multiple contour integrals Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment. 2013 |

Ferrari F, Pyrka M. (2012) Dynamical aspects of inextensible chains International Journal of Modern Physics B. 26 |

Zhao Y, Ferrari F. (2012) A numerical technique for studying topological effects on the thermal properties of knotted polymer rings Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment. 2012 |

Ferrari F, Paturej J, Pia?tek M, et al. (2011) Dynamics of two topologically entangled chains Journal of Mathematical Physics. 52 |

Ferrari F, Paturej J, Vilgis TA. (2010) O(N) generalized nonlinear sigma model and its applications Physics of Atomic Nuclei. 73: 295-303 |

Ferrari F, Szuszkiewicz E. (2009) Cosmic rays: a review for astrobiologists. Astrobiology. 9: 413-36 |

Ferrari F, Paturej J. (2009) On a path integral description of the dynamics of an inextensible chain and its connection to constrained stochastic dynamics Journal of Physics a: Mathematical and Theoretical. 42 |