Since 2004, Giovanni Volpe has authored more than 50 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals with over 2000 citations and h-index=24 (Google Scholar); furthermore, he has been invited, on numerous occasions, to speak at international conferences and seminars. You can find Giovanni Volpe's detailed citation statistics at ResearcherID or Google Scholar.


  • Active Particles in Complex and Crowded Environments
    Clemens Bechinger, Roberto Di Leonardo, Hartmut Löwen, Charles Reichhardt, Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    Rev. Mod. Phys. '', (2016)
  • Small Mass Limit of a Langevin Equation on a Manifold
    Jeremiah Birrell, Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Ann. Henri Poincaré '', (2016)
  • Disrupted Network Topology in Patients with Stable and Progressive Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease
    Joana B. Pereira, Mite Mijalkov, Ehsan Kakaei, Patricia Mecocci, Bruno Vellas, Magda Tsolaki, Iwona Kłoszewska, Hilka Soininen, Christian Spenger, Simmon Lovestone, Andrew Simmons, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Giovanni Volpe & Eric Westman
    Celeb. Cortex '', accepted (2016)
  • Nonadditivity of Critical Casimir Forces
    Sathyanarayana Paladugu, Agnese Callegari, Yazgan Tuna, Lukas Barth, Siegfried Dietrich, Andrea Gambassi & Giovanni Volpe
    Nature Commun. 7, 11403 (2016)
  • Effective drifts in dynamical systems with multiplicative noise: A review of recent progress
    Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Rep. Prog. Phys. 79, 053901 (2016)
  • Better stability with measurement errors
    Aykut Argun & Giovanni Volpe
    J. Stat. Phys. '', accepted (2016)
  • The Small-Mass Limit for Langevin Dynamics with Unbounded Coefficients and Positive Friction
    David P. Herzog, Scott Hottovy & Giovanni Volpe
    J. Stat. Phys. 163, 659-673 (2016)
  • Disorder-mediated crowd control in an active matter system
    Erçağ Pinçe, Sabareesh K. P. Velu, Agnese Callegari, Parviz Elahi, Sylvain Gigan, Giovanni Volpe & Giorgio Volpe
    Nature Commun. 7, 10907 (2016)
  • Engineering sensorial delay to control phototaxis and emergent collective behaviors
    Mite Mijalkov, Austin McDaniel, Jan Wehr & Giovanni Volpe
    Phys. Rev. X 6, 011008 (2016)
  • Experimental evidence of the failure of Jarzynski equality in active baths
    Aykut Argun, Ali-Reza Moradi, Erçağ Pinçe, Gokhan Baris Bagci & Giovanni Volpe
    '', submitted (2016)
  • Polar POLICRYPS Diffractive Structures Generate Cylindrical Vector Beams
    Domenico Alj, Sathyanarayana Paladugu, Giovanni Volpe, Roberto Caputo & Cesare Umeton
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 201101 (2015)
  • Optical Trapping and Control of a Dielectric Nanowire by a Nanoaperture
    Mehdi Shafiei Aporvari, Fardin Kheirandish & Giovanni Volpe
    Opt. Lett. 40, 4807-4810 (2015)
  • An SDE approximation for stochastic differential delay equations with colored state-dependent noise
    Austin McDaniel, Özer Duman, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    Markov Processes and Related Fields '', accepted (2015)
  • Formation, compression and surface melting of colloidal clusters by active particles
    Felix Kümmel, Parmida Shabestari, Celia Lozano, Giovanni Volpe & Clemens Bechinger
    Soft Matter 11, 6187-6191 (2015)
  • The Smoluchowski-Kramers limit of stochastic differential equations with arbitrary state-dependent friction
    Scott Hottovy, Austin McDaniel, Giovanni Volpe & Janek Wehr
    Commun. Math. Phys. 336, 1259-1283 (2015)
  • A Step-by-step Guide to the Realisation of Advanced Optical Tweezers
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Onofrio M. Marago, Philip H. Jones, Sylvain Gigain, Antonio Sasso & Giovanni Volpe
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 32, B84-B98 (2015)
  • Aberrant cerebral network topology and mild cognitive impairment in early Parkinson's disease
    Joana B. Pereira, Dag Aarsland, Cedric E. Ginestet, Alexander V. Lebedev, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Andrew Simmons, Giovanni Volpe & Eric Westman
    Hum. Brain Mapp. 36, 2980-2995 (2015)
  • Computational toolbox for optical tweezers in geometrical optics
    Agnese Callegari, Mite Mijalkov, Burak Gököz & Giovanni Volpe
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 32, B11-B19 (2015)
  • Longterm Influence of Inertia on the Diffusion of a Brownian Particle
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Antonio Sasso
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 042309 (2014)
  • Speckle Optical Tweezers: Micromanipulation with Random Light Fields
    Giorgio Volpe, Lisa Kurz, Agnese Callegari, Giovanni Volpe & Sylvain Gigan
    Opt. Express 22, 18159-18167 (2014)
  • Simulation of the active Motion of a Microswimmer
    Giorgio Volpe, Sylvain Gigan & Giovanni Volpe
    Am. J. Phys. 82, 659-664 (2014)
  • Brownian Motion in a Speckle Light Field: Tunable Anomalous Diffusion and Selective Optical Manipulation
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Sylvain Gigan
    Sci. Rep. 4, 3936 (2014)
  • Stratonovich-to-Itô transition in noisy systems with multiplicative feedback
    Giuseppe Pesce, Austin McDaniel, Scott Hottovy, Jan Wehr & Giovanni Volpe
    Nature Commun. 4, 2733 (2013)
  • Optical trapping and manipulation of nanostructures
    Onofrio M. Maragò, Philip H. Jones, Pietro G. Gucciardi, Giovanni Volpe & Andrea C. Ferrari
    Nature Nanotech. 8, 807-819 (2013)
  • Sorting of Chiral Microswimmers
    Mite Mijalkov & Giovanni Volpe
    Soft Matter 9, 6376-6381 (2013)
  • Circular motion of asymmetric self-propelling particles
    Felix Kümmel, Borge ten Hagen, Raphael Wittkowski, Ivo Buttinoni, Giovanni Volpe, Hartmut Löwen & Clemens Bechinger
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 198302 (2013)
  • Simulation of a Brownian particle in an optical trap
    Giorgio Volpe & Giovanni Volpe
    Am. J. Phys. 81, 224-230 (2013)
  • Optics and Turkey's Scientific Revival
    Giovanni Volpe
    Opt. Photon. News '', (2013)
  • Thermophoresis of Brownian particles driven by coloured noise
    Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    EPL 99, 60002 (2012)
  • Active Brownian motion tunable by light
    Ivo Buttinoni, Giovanni Volpe, Felix Kümmel, Giorgio Volpe & Clemens Bechinger
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matt. 24, 284129 (2012)
  • Noise-induced drift in stochastic differential equations with arbitrary friction and diffusion in the Smoluchowski-Kramers limit
    Scott Hottovy, Giovanni Volpe & Jan Wehr
    J. Stat. Phys. 146, 762-773 (2012)
  • Microswimmers in patterned environments
    Giovanni Volpe, Ivo Buttinoni, Dominik Vogt, Hans-Jürgen Kümmerer & Clemens Bechinger
    Soft Matt. 7, 8810-8815 (2011)
  • Force measurement in the presence of Brownian noise: Equilibrium-distribution method versus drift method
    Thomas Brettschneider, Giovanni Volpe, Laurent Helden, Jan Wehr & Clemens Bechinger
    Phys. Rev. E 83, 041113 (2011)
  • Influence of rotational force fields on the determination of the work done on a driven Brownian particle
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giovanni Volpe, Alberto Imparato, Giulia Rusciano & Antonio Sasso
    J. Opt. 13, 044006 (2011)
  • Fractal plasmonics: subdiffraction focusing and broadband spectral response by a Sierpinski nanocarpet
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Romain Quidant
    Opt. Express 19, 3612-3618 (2011)
  • Influence of Noise on Force Measurements
    Giovanni Volpe, Laurent Helden, Thomas Brettschneider, Jan Wehr & Clemens Bechinger
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 170602 (2010)
  • Novel perspectives for the application of total internal reflection microscopy
    Giovanni Volpe, Thomas Brettschneider, Laurent Helden & Clemens Bechinger
    Opt. Express 17, 23975-23985 (2009)
  • Quantitative assessment of non-conservative radiation forces in an optical trap
    Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Anna Chiara De Luca, Giulia Rusciano & Giovanni Volpe
    EPL (Europhys. Lett.) 86, 38002 (2009)
  • Thermal noise suppression: how much does it cost
    Giovanni Volpe, Jan Wehr, Dmitri Petrov & J Miguel Rubi
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42, 095005 (2009)
  • Mie scattering distinguishes the topological charge of an optical vortex: a homage to Gustav Mie
    Valeria Garbin, Giovanni Volpe, Enrico Ferrari, Michel Versluis, Dan Cojoc & Dmitri Petrov
    New J. Phys. 11, 013046 (2009)
  • 10-fold detection range increase in quadrant-photodiode position sensing for photonic force microscope
    Sandro Perrone, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Rev. Sci. Instrumen. 79, 106101 (2008)
  • Stochastic resonant damping in a noisy monostable system: Theory and experiment
    Giovanni Volpe, Sandro Perrone, J Miguel Rubi & Dmitri Petrov
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 051107 (2008)
  • Surface plasmon optical tweezers: tunable optical manipulation in the femtonewton range
    Maurizio Righini, Giovanni Volpe, Christian Girard, Dmitri Petrov & Romain Quidant
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 186804 (2008)
  • Singular-point characterization in microscopic flows
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 037301 (2008)
  • Brownian motion in a nonhomogeneous force field and photonic force microscope
    Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Phys. Rev. E 76, 061118 (2007)
  • Backscattering position detection for photonic force microscopy
    Giovanni Volpe, Gregory Kozyreff, Dmitri Petrov
    J. Appl. Phys. 102, 084701 (2007)
  • Real-time actin-cytoskeleton depolymerization detection in a single cell using optical tweezers
    Anna Chiara De Luca, Giovanni Volpe, Anna Morales Drets, Maria Isabel Geli, Giuseppe Pesce, Giulia Rusciano, Antonio Sasso & Dmitri Petrov
    Opt. Express 15, 7922-7932 (2007)
  • Torque Detection using Brownian Fluctuations
    Giovanni Volpe and Dmitri Petrov
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 210603 (2006)
  • Surface Plasmon Radiation Forces
    Giovanni Volpe, Romain Quidant, Gonçal Badenes & Dmitri Petrov
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 238101 (2006)
  • Dynamics of a growing cell in an optical trap
    Giovanni Volpe, Gajendra Pratap Singh & Dmitri Petrov
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 231106 (2006)
  • The lag phase and G1 phase of a single yeast cell monitored by Raman microspectroscopy
    Gajendra Pratap Singh, Giovanni Volpe, Caitriona M. Creely, Helga Grötsch, Isabel M. Geli & Dmitri Petrov
    J. Raman Spectrosc. 37, 858-864 (2006)
  • Raman Spectroscopy on Floating Cells
    Caitriona M. Creely, Gajendra P. Singh, Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Opt. Photon. News Optics in 2005, 20 (2005)
  • Raman imaging of floating cells
    Caitriona Creely, Giovanni Volpe, Gajendra Singh, Marta Soler & Dmitri Petrov
    Opt. Express 13, 6105-6110 (2005)
  • Real-Time Detection of Hyperosmotic Stress Response in Optically Trapped Single Yeast Cells Using Raman Microspectroscopy
    Gajendra P. Singh, Caitriona M. Creely, Giovanni Volpe, Helga Grötsch & Dmitri Petrov
    Anal. Chem. 77, 2564-2568 (2005)
  • Generation of cylindrical vector beams with few-mode fibers excited by Laguerre-Gaussian beams
    Giovanni Volpe & Dmitri Petrov
    Opt. Commun. 237, 94-05 (2004)