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Laboratory for positive noise

About Laboratory

Grant Agreement No.: 14.Y26.31.0021
Project name: Comprehensive research of fluctuation phenomena in multistable systems for development of new generations of memristorbased electronic devices and neuromorphic technologies of artificial intelligence 
Name of the institution of higher learning: National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod
Fields of scientific research: Electrical engineering, electronics, and information technologies

2014 - Outstanding Referee, Physical Review and Physical Review Letters
2014 - Oustanding Referee, Chaos Soliton Fractals: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, and Nonequilibrium and Complex Phenomena
2015 - Oustanding Referee, Chaos Soliton Fractals
2015 - Oustanding Referee, Physics Letters A
2015 - Oustanding Referee, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications

Leading scientist


Name: Spagnolo Bernardo


Academic degree and title: Ph.D, Doctor in Nuclear Engineering
Job Title: Associated Professor of Physics, Palermo University.
Field of scientific interests: Statistical Physics, Noise Induced Phenomena in Complex Systems, Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Noise Enhanced Stability, Stochastic Resonance, Resonant Activation, Nonlinear Relaxation Phenomena far from equilibrium with Gaussian and non Gaussian noise sources, Lévy flights, Relaxation Dynamics in Open Quantum Systems, Lifetime of Metastable States, Noise-induced Phenomena and Relaxation Dynamics in Josephson junctions, Spintronics, Interdisciplinary Physics, Noise Effects in Ecosystems, Population Dynamics, Biological Systems, Econophysics, Majorana Fermions in Condensed Matter Physics

Scientific recognition:
Outstanding Referees of the Physical Review and Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2014
Member of the Scientific and Methodological Council of PhD School “Vibrational and wave processes in natural and artificial environments” at the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, National Research University of Russia, since 2014.
Scientific Leader of the Interdisciplinary Theoretical Physics Research Group(ITP-RG) at the Palermo University.

Scientific work of the leading scientist, his/her main scientific achievements:

Noise enhanced stability in an unstable system, RN Mantegna, B Spagnolo, Physical review letters 76 (4), 563, 1996

Stochastic resonance in a tunnel diode RN Mantegna, B Spagnolo, Physical Review E 49 (3), R1792, 1994

Noise-enhanced stability of periodically driven metastable states, NV Agudov, B Spagnolo Physical Review E 64 (3), 035102, 2001

Noise-enhanced stability in fluctuating metastable states, AA Dubkov, NV Agudov, B Spagnolo Physical Review E 69 (6), 061103, 2004

Experimental investigation of resonant activation RN Mantegna, B Spagnolo, Physical review letters 84 (14), 3025. 2000

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