ANTONIO PONNO |

**Personal Data: **

Università degli Studi di Padova

Dipartimento di Matematica (Torre Archimede)

Via Trieste 63, 35121 Padova (Italy)

**PUBLICATIONS: **

- A. Ponno

**Greenwald density limit as a threshold for current quench**

(submitted for publication on October 15, 2013)

- G. Benettin, H. Christodoulidi, A. Ponno

**The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem and its underlying integrable dynamics**

J. Stat. Phys.**152**(2013), 195-212

**(equivalent preprint)**

- A. Ponno, H. Christodoulidi, Ch. Skokos, S. Flach

**The two stage dynamics in the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem:**

from regular to diffusive behavior

Chaos**21**(2011), 043127/1-14

**(equivalent preprint)**

- G. Benettin, A. Ponno
**Time-Scales to Equipartition in the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam Problem:**

Finite Size Effects and Thermodynamic Limit

J. Stat. Phys.**144**(2011), 793-812

- G. Benettin, A. Ponno
**On the numerical integration of FPU-like systems**

Physica D**240**(2011), 568-573

- G. Benettin, R. Livi, A. Ponno
**The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam Problem: Scaling Laws vs. Initial Conditions**

J. Stat. Phys.**135**(2009), 873-893

- A. Ponno, F. Pegoraro, L.
Galgani
**On the stability of spatially uniform Langmuir oscillations of electronic plasmas**

Comm. Nonlin. Science Num. Sim.**13**(2008), 158-162

- S. Flach, A. Ponno
**The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem:**

Periodic orbits, normal forms and resonance overlap criteria

Physica D**237**(2008), 908-917

- D. Bambusi, A. Ponno
**Resonance, Metastability and Blow-up in FPU**

in "The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem", ed. by G. Gallavotti,

Springer Lecture Notes in Physics**728**, 2008, 191-205

- D. Bambusi, A. Ponno
**On Metastability in FPU**

Comm. Math. Phys.**264**(2006), 539-561

- A. Ponno
**A Theorem on the Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Hamiltonian Systems**

Physica A**359**(2006), 162-176

- A. Ponno, J. R. Ruggiero, E.
Drigo, J. De Luca
**Energy localization in the Φ**^{4}oscillator chain

Phys. Rev. E**73**(2006), 056609/1-7

- A. Ponno, D. Bambusi
**Korteweg-de Vries equation and energy sharing in Fermi-Pasta-Ulam**

Chaos**15**(2005), 015107/1-5

- A. Ponno, D. Bambusi
**Energy cascade in Fermi-Pasta-Ulam models**

Proceedings of the International Conference on Symmetry and Perturbation Theory 2004,

ed. by G. Gaeta et al., World Scientific Publishing, 2005, 263-270

- A. Ponno
**The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem in the thermodynamic limit:**

Scaling laws of the energy cascade

Proceedings of the Cargése Summer School 2003 on Chaotic Dynamics and Transport in

Classical and Quantum Systems, ed. by P. Collet et al., Kluwer Academic Publishers (2005), 431-440

- J. De Luca, E. Drigo, A. Ponno, J.
R. Ruggiero
**Energy localization in the Peyrard-Bishop DNA model**

Phys. Rev. E**70**(2004), 026213/1-9

- A. Ponno
**Soliton theory and the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem in the thermodynamic limit**

Europhys. Lett.**64**(2003), 606-612

- D. Bambusi, A. Carati, A. Ponno
**The nonlinear Schroedinger equation as a resonant normal form**

DCDS-B**2**(2002), 109-128

- A. Ponno, L. Galgani, D. C.
Montgomery
**A class of resistive axysimmetric magnetohydrodynamic equilibria**

in a periodic cylinder

J. Plasma Phys.**67**(2002), 251-269

- A. Carati, L. Galgani, A. Ponno,
A. Giorgilli
**The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem**

Il Nuovo Cimento B**117**(2002), 1017-1026

- P. Martin et al.
**New insights into MHD dynamics of magnetically confined plasmas from experiments in RFX**

Nuclear Fusion**42**(2002), 247-257

- V. Antoni et al.
**Transport mechanisms and enhanced confinement studies in RFX**

Nuclear Fusion**41**(2001), 431-436

- A. Ponno, L. Galgani, F. Guerra
**Analytical estimate of stochasticity thresholds in Fermi-Pasta-Ulam and φ**^{4}models

Phys. Rev. E**61**(2000), 7081-7086

(Pdf files of each paper are available on request to the author)

**Seminars/Talks: **

**The FPU problem and the KdV equation: recent advances**

(SIAM Workshop NW08, July 21 2008, Rome)

**FPU problem and KdV equation**

(Seminars of differential equations and applications, October 13 2008, Padova)

**Role of the initial conditions in the FPU problem**

(Max Planck Institute, December 03 2008, Dresden)

**Stages of the energy cascade in the FPU problem**

(Workshop ALNOMS09, March 16 2009, Dresden)

**Integrable and chaotic phenomena in the FPU problem:**

from stable periodic orbits to diffusion in phase space

(Workshop on Anderson localization, Nonlinearity and Turbulence, September 01 2010, ICTP-Trieste)

**Education: **

- Master Degree in Physics (Italian
"Laurea in Fisica") - Università di Roma "La
Sapienza" (1998)

- PhD in Physics (Italian "Dottorato
di Ricerca in Fisica") - Università di Padova (2002)

- Postdoc position in Mathematical Physics (Italian "Assegno di Ricerca") - Università di Milano (2002-2006)

**Research Interests: **

- Hamiltonian Systems with
many (and infinitely many) degrees of freedom

- Dynamics of Fluids and Plasmas - Turbulence

- Statistical Mechanics

- Biological Physics

**Links: **

- homepage
of Giancarlo Benettin

- homepage
of Dario Bambusi

- homepage
of Andrea Carati

- homepage
of Luigi Galgani

- homepage
of Antonio Giorgilli

- homepage of Sergej Flach
- homepage of Bob Rink

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