Publications

Preprints on ArXiv

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Books:

C. A. M. La Porta and S. Zapperi, Physics of Cancer, Cambridge University Press (2017).

Book chapters:

  1. S. Zapperi, C, A. M. La Porta Cancer Stem Cells Biomarkers Chapter 15 pag.305-316 in: Principles of Stem Cell Biology and Cancer: Future Applications and Therapeutics, By Tarik Regad, Thomas Sayers, Robert Rees , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 2015.
  2. S. Zapperi, C.A.M. La Porta Cancer stem cells in melanoma:biomarkers and mathematical models Chapter 10, pp 133-142, Cancer Stem Cells, edited by V.K. Rajasekhar (Wiley Press, 2013).
  3. G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “The Barkhausen effect” in The Science of Hysteresis”, edited by G. Bertotti and I. Mayergoyz, vol. II pp 181-267 (Academic Press, Amsterdam, 2006).
  4. S. Zapperi, M. C. Miguel, P. Moretti and M. Zaiser, “Jamming and Yielding of Dislocations’: from Crystal Plasticity to Superconducting Vortex Flow” in “Jamming, Yielding and Irreversible Deformation in Condensed Matter”, M. C. Miguel and M. Rubi (eds), Lect. Notes in Physics 688, 189 (Springer, Heidelberg-Berlin, 2006)
  5. A. Baldassarri, F. Dalton, A. Petri, L. Pietronero, G. Pontuale and S. Zapperi “Granular shearing and Barkhausen noise”, in “Traffic and Granular Flow’05”, 91 (Springer, Heidelberg-Berlin, 2007)

Edited volumes:

V. Loreto, L. Pietronero and S. Zapperi, Topical issue dedicated to Statphys 23, Eur. Phys. J. B 64, 301- 636 (2009)

Review articles:

  1. James P Sethna, Matthew K Bierbaum, Karin A Dahmen, Carl P Goodrich, Julia R Greer, Lorien X Hayden, Jaron P Kent-Dobias, Edward D Lee, Danilo B Liarte, Xiaoyue Ni, Katherine N Quinn, Archishman Raju, D Zeb Rocklin, Ashivni Shekhawat, Stefano Zapperi, “Deformation of crystals: Connections with statistical physics” Annual Review of Materials Research 47, 2017 (2017)
  2. C. A. M. La Porta and S. Zapperi, Complexity in cancer stem cells and tumor evolution: towards precision medicine, Seminars in Cancer published online (2017).
  3. A. Taloni, M. Ben Amar, S. Zapperi and C. A.M. La Porta, The role of pressure in cancer growth EPJ Plus, 130 224 (2015)
  4. A. Vanossi, N. Manini, M. Urbakh, S. Zapperi, and E. Tosatti, “Modeling friction: from nano to meso scales”, Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 529–552 (2013)
  5. S. Zapperi. “Current challenges for statistical physics in fracture and plasticity”, Eur. Phys. J. B 85 329 (2012).
  6. C.A.M. La Porta, S. Zapperi Human breast and melanoma cancer stem cells biomarkers, Cancer Letters 338, 69–73. (2013)
  7. M. J. Alava, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Zapperi, “Size effects in statistical fracture” J. Phys. D 42, 214012 (2009).
  8. M. J. Alava, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Zapperi, “Statistical models for fracture”, Adv. Phys. 55, 349-476 (2006).
  9. M. C. Miguel, J. S. Andrade Jr. and S. Zapperi, “Deblocking of Interacting Particle Assemblies: from Pinning to Jamming”, Braz. J. Phys. 33, 557 (2003).
  10. R. Dickman, M. A. Munoz, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Paths to Self-organized criticality” Braz. J. Phys. 30, 27 (2000)

Editorial material:

  1. C.A.M. La Porta and S. Zapperi, “Biophysical processes in fibrosis”, Physics of Life Reviews, 17 103 (2016).
  2. S. Zapperi, “Looking at how things slip”, Science 330, 184 (2010).
  3. M.-C. Miguel and S. Zapperi, “Fluctuations in plasticity at the microscale”, Science 312, 1151 (2006).
  4. F. Sylos Labini and S. Zapperi, “Reverse age discrimination”, Nature Physics 3, 582 (2007).

Journal papers

Soft matter:

A. Ghosh, Z. Budrikis, V. Chikkadi, A. L. Sellerio, S. Zapperi, and P. Schall, “Direct Observation of Percolation in the Yielding Transition of Colloidal Glasses”. Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 148001 (2017).
P. K. Jana, M. J. Alava and S. Zapperi, Irreversibility transition of colloidal polycrystals under cyclic deformation, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 45550 (2017)
M. Ovaska, Z. Bertalan, A. Miksic, M. Sugni, C. Di Beedetto, C. Ferrario, L. Leggio, L. Guidetti, M. J. Alava, C. A.M. La Porta, S. Zapperi, “Deformation and fracture of echinoderm collagen networks”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials”, (2016)
C. Negri, A. L. Sellerio, S. Zapperi, M. C. Miguel, “Deformation and failure of curved colloidal crystal shells”, Proceedings of National Academy of Science (PNAS) 112, 14545 (2015)
F. Leoni, A. Baldassarri, F. Dalton, A. Petri, G. Pontuale, S. Zapperi, “Friction memory in the stick-slip of a sheared granular bed”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 357 749–753 (2011).
A. Imperio, L. Reatto, and S. Zapperi, “Rheology of colloidal microphases in a model with competing interactions” Phys. Rev. E 78, 021402 (2008).
A. Petri, A. Baldassarri, F. Dalton, G. Pontuale, L. Pietronero, and S. Zapperi, “Stochastic dynamics of a sheared granular medium” Eur. Phys. J. B 64, 531 (2008).
A. Baldassarri, F. Dalton, A. Petri, S. Zapperi, G. Pontuale, and L. Pietronero, “ Brownian Forces in Sheared Granular Matter” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 118002 (2006)
F. Lacombe, H. J. Herrmann and S. Zapperi, “Dilatancy and friction in granular media” E. Phys. J. E 2, 181 (2000).
Y. Grasselli, H. J. Herrmann, G. Oron and S. Zapperi, “Effect of impact energy on the shape of granular heaps”, Granular Matter 2, 97 (2000).

Biological Physics:
A Taloni, F Font-Clos, L Guidetti, S Milan, M Ascagni, C Vasco, ME Pasini, MR Gioria, E Ciusani, S Zapperi, CAM La Porta, “Probing spermiogenesis: a digital strategy for mouse acrosome classification” Scientific Reports 7 (1), 3748 (2017)
F Font-Clos, S Zapperi, CAM La Porta, “Integrative analysis of pathway deregulation in obesity” NPJ Systems Biology and Applications 3 (1), 18 (2017)
Z Bertalan, S Zapperi, CAM La Porta, “Modeling mechanical control of spindle orientation of intestinal crypt stem cells”, Journal of Theoretical Biology 430, 103-108 (2017)
C. Giampietro, M. C. Lionetti, G. Costantini, F. Mutti, S. Zapperi and C. A. M. La Porta, “Cholesterol impairment contributes to neuroserpin aggregation”. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 43669 (2017).
O. Chepizhko, C. Giampietro, E. Mastrapasqua,M. Nourazar,M. Ascagni, M. Sugni,U. Fascio,L. Leggio, C. Malinverno, G. Scita, S. Santucci,M. J. Alava, S. Zapperi, C.A.M. La Porta, “Bursts of activity in collective cell migration”, PNAS 113, 11408 (2016).
G. Costantini, Z. Budrikis, A. Taloni, A. K. Buell, S. Zapperi, and C. A. M. La Porta, “Fluctuations in protein aggregation: Design of preclinical screening for early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disease”, Phys. Rev. Applied 6, 034012 (2016).
A. L. Sellerio, E. Ciusani , N. Bossel Ben-Moshe , S. Coco, A. Piccinini, C. R. Myers, J. P. Sethna, C. Giampietro, S. Zapperi, C. A. M. La Porta “Overshoot during phenotypic switching of cancer cell populations” Nature Scientific Report, 5, 15464 (2015)
Z. Bertalan, Z. Budrikis, C. A. M. La Porta , S. Zapperi, “Navigation Strategies of Motor Proteins on Decorated Tracks.” PLoS ONE 10(8): e0136945 (2015)
Z. Bertalan, Z. Budrikis, C. A. M. La Porta , S. Zapperi, “Role of the Number of Microtubules in Chromosome Segregation during Cell Division”. PLoS One, 10, e0141305 (2015)
A. Taloni, E. Kardash, O. U. Salman, L. Truskinovsky, S. Zapperi, and C. A. M. La Porta “ Volume Changes During Active Shape Fluctuations in Cells” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 208101 (2015).
C. A. M. La Porta, A. Ghilardi, M. E. Pasini, L. Laurson, Mikko J. Alava, S. Zapperi, M. Ben Amar, “Osmotic stress affects functional properties of human melanoma cell lines”, Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2015).
Z. Bertalan, C. A. M. La Porta, H. Maiato, S. Zapperi, Conformational mechanism for the stability of microtubule-kinetochore attachments. Biophysical Journal, 289–300 (2014).
Z. Budrikis, G. Costantini, C. A. M. La Porta, S. Zapperi, “Protein accumulation in the endoplasmic reticulum as a non-equilibrium phase transition” Nature Comm. 5, 3620 (2014).
A. Taloni, A. A. Alemi, J. P. Sethna, S. Zapperi, C. A. M. La Porta “Mechanical Properties of Growing Melanocytic Nevi and the Progression to Melanoma”. PLoS ONE 9(4), e94229 (2014).
M. M. Baraldi A. A. Alemi, J. P. Sethna, S. Caracciolo, C. A. M. La Porta and S. Zapperi, “Growth and form of melanoma cell colonies”, J. Stat. Mech. (2013) P02032
S. Zapperi and C. A. M. La Porta, “Do cancer cells undergo phenotypic switching? The case for imperfect cancer stem cell markers”, Scientific Reports 2, 441 (2012)
C. A. M. La Porta, S. Zapperi, J. P. Sethna “Senescence cells in growing tumors: population dynamics in cancer stem cells.” Plos Computational Biology e1002316 (2012).
S. Zapperi and L. Mahadevan, “Dynamic Instability of a Growing Adsorbed Polymorphic Filament”, Biophys. J. 101, 267 (2011)
A. M. Alencar, Z. Hantos, F. Petak, J. Tolnai, T. Asztalos, S. Zapperi, J. S. Andrade, H. E. Stanley and B. Suki, “Scaling Behavior in Crackle Sound during Lung Inflation”, Phys. Rev. E 60, 4659 (1999).
J. S. Andrade Jr., A. M. Alencar, M. P. Almeida, J. Mendes Filho, S. V. Buldyrev, S. Zapperi, H. E. Stanley and B. Suki “Asymmetric Flow in Symmetric Branched Structures”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 926 (1998)
B. Suki, J. Andrade, M. Coughlin, D. Stamenovic, H. E. Stanley, M. Sujeer and S. Zapperi, “Mathematical Modeling of the First Inflation of Degassed Lungs”, Ann. Biomed. Eng. 26, 608 (1998).
B. Suki, A. M. Alencar, M. K. Sujeer, K. R. Lutchen, J. J. Collins, J. S. Andrade, Jr., E. P. Ingenito, S. Zapperi, H. E. Stanley, “Life support system benefits from noise”, Nature 393, 127 (1998).
M. K. Sujeer, S. Zapperi, S. V. Buldyrev, H. E. Stanley and B. Suki “Volume Distributions of Avalanches in Lung Inflation: a statistical mechanical approach”, Phys. Rev. E 56, 3385 (1997).

Graphene:
Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, “Temperature-Dependent Adhesion of Graphene Suspended on a Trench” Nano Letters Article 16, 387 (2016).
A. L. Sellerio, A. Taloni, and S. Zapperi, “Fracture Size Effects in Nanoscale Materials: The Case of Graphene” Phys. Rev. Applied 4, 024011 (2015).
Z. Budrikis, A. L. Sellerio, Z. Bertalan, S. Zapperi. “Wrinkle motifs in thin films”. Scientific Reports 5, 8938 (2015).

Fracture:

Z. Bertalan, A. Shekhawat, J. P. Sethna, and Stefano Zapperi, “Fracture Strength: Stress Concentration, Extreme Value Statistics, and the Fate of the Weibull Distribution” Phys. Rev. Applied 2, 034008 (2014)
C. Manzato, M. J. Alava, S. Zapperi, “Damage accumulation in quasibrittle fracture” Phys. Rev. E 90, 012408 (2014).
P. Barai, P. K. V. V. Nukala, M. J. Alava, S. Zapperi, “Role of the sample thickness in planar crack propagation” Phys. Rev. E 88, 042411 (2013).
A. Shekhawat, S. Zapperi, and J. P. Sethna, “From Damage Percolation to Crack Nucleation Through Finite Size Criticality”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 185505 (2013).
S. Lennartz-Sassinek, I. G. Main, M. Zaiser, C. Manzato, S. Zapperi, “Emergent patterns of localized damage as a precursor to catastrophic failure in a random fuse network”, Phys. Rev. E 87, 042811 (2013).
C. Manzato, A. Shekhawat, P. K. V. V. Nukala, M. J. Alava, J. P. Sethna, and S. Zapperi, “Fracture Strength of Disordered Media: Universality, Interactions, and Tail Asymptotics”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 065504 (2012).
L. Laurson and S. Zapperi, “Roughness and multiscaling of planar crack fronts”, JSTAT P11014 (2011)
C. B. Picallo, J. M. Lopez, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava, “From brittle to ductile fracture in disordered materials” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 155502 (2010).
P. K. V. V. Nukala, P. Barai, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava, and S. Šimunović, “Fracture roughness in three-dimensional beam lattice systems” Phys. Rev. E 82, 026103 (2010).
L Laurson, S. Santucci, and S. Zapperi, “Avalanches and clusters in planar crack front propagation” Phys. Rev. E 81, 046116 (2010).
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava and S. Simunovic,”Anomalous roughness of fracture surfaces in 2D fuse models” Int. J. Fracture 154, 119 (2008).
M. J. Alava, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Zapperi,”Fracture size effects from disordered lattice models”, Int. J. Fracture 154, 51 (2008).
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava and S. Simunovic, “Crack roughness in the two-dimensional random threshold beam model” Phys. Rev. E 78, 046105 (2008).
M. J. Alava, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Zapperi, “Role of disorder in the size scaling of materials strength”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 0555502 (2008)
R. Cruz Hidalgo, S. Zapperi and H. J. Herrmann, “Discrete fracture model with anisotropic load sharing”, J. Stat. Mech. (2008) P01004
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava and S. Simunovic, “Effect of disorder and notches on crack roughness”, Phys. Rev. E 76, 056111 (2007).
F. Kun, M. H. Costa, R. N. Costa Filho, J. S. Andrade Jr, J. B. Soares, S. Zapperi and H. J. Herrmann, “Fatigue failure of disordered materials” J. Stat. Mech. P02003 (2007)
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Simunovic and S. Zapperi, “Crack surface roughness in three-dimensional random fuse networks”, Phys. Rev. E 74, 026105 (2006).
M. J. Alava, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Zapperi, “Morphology of two dimensional fracture surfaces”, J. Stat. Mech. (2006) L10002
S. Zapperi and P. K. V. V: Nukala, “Fracture statistics in the three-dimensional random fuse model”, Int. J. Fracture 140, 99 (2006).
S. Zapperi, P. K. V. V. Nukala and S. Simunovic, “Crack avalanches in the three dimensional random fuse model” Physica A 357, 129 (2005).
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Zapperi and S. Simunovic, “Statistical properties of fracture in a random spring model” Phys. Rev. E 71, 066106 (2005).
S. Zapperi, P. Nukala and S. Simunovic, “Crack roughness and avalanche precursors in the random fuse model” Phys. Rev. E 71, 026106 (2005)
P. K. V. V. Nukala, S. Simunovic and S. Zapperi, “Percolation and localization in the random fuse model” J. Stat. Mech. (2004) P08001
M. J. Alava and S. Zapperi, “ Comment on Roughness of Interfacial Crack Fronts: Stress-Weighted Percolation in the Damage Zone ” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 049601 (2004).
M. Minozzi, G. Caldarelli, L. Pietronero and S. Zapperi, “Dynamic fracture model for acoustic emission” Eur. Phys. J. B 36, 203 (2003).
F. Kun, S. Zapperi and H. J. Herrmann, “Damage in fiber bundles” E. Phys. J. B 17, 269 (2000).
S. Zapperi, H. J. Herrmann and S. Roux “Planar cracks in the fuse model” E. Phys. J. B 17, 131 (2000).
S. Zapperi, P. Ray, H. E. Stanley and A. Vespignani, “Avalanches in fracture and breakdown processes” Phys. Rev. E 59, 5049 (1999).
S. Zapperi, A. Vespignani and H. E. Stanley, “Plasticity and avalanche behaviour in microfracturing phenomena”, Nature 388, 658 (1997).
S. Zapperi, P. Ray, H. E. Stanley and A. Vespignani, “First-Order Transition in the Breakdown of Disordered Media”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1408 (1997).

Plasticity:

Z Budrikis, DF Castellanos, S Sandfeld, M Zaiser, S Zapperi, “Universal features of amorphous plasticity” Nature Communications 8, ncomms15928 (2017)
A. Lehtinen, Gi. Costantini, M. J. Alava, S. Zapperi, and L. Laurson, “Glassy features of crystal plasticity”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 064101 (2016)
P. D. Ispánovity, L. Laurson, M. Zaiser, I. Groma, S. Zapperi, and M. J. Alava, “Avalanches in 2D Dislocation Systems: Plastic Yielding Is Not Depinning” Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 235501 (2014)
F. Leoni and S. Zapperi, “Dislocation mutual interactions mediated by mobile impurities and the conditions for plastic instabilities” Phys. Rev. E 89, 022403 (2014)
Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, “Avalanche localization and crossover scaling in amorphous plasticity”. Phys. Rev. E 88, 062403 (2013).
Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, “Size effects in dislocation depinning models for plastic yield”, JSTAT (2013) P04029.
S. Papanikolaou, D. M. Dimiduk, W. Choi, J. P. Sethna, M. D. Uchic, C. F. Woodward, and S. Zapperi, “ Quasi-periodic events in crystal plasticity and the self-organized avalanche oscillator” Nature 490, 517-521 (2012). Featured on the cover of the journal.
C. B. Picallo, J. M. Lopez, S. Zapperi and M. J. Alava, “Optimization and Plasticity in Disordered Media” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 225502 (2009)
F. Leoni and S. Zapperi, “Slip line growth as a critical phenomenon”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 115502 (2009)
F. Leoni and S. Zapperi, “Grain Boundary diffusion in a Peierls potential” J. Stat. Mech. (2007) P12004
F. Csikor, C. Motz, D. Weygand, M. Zaiser and S. Zapperi, Dislocation Avalanches, Strain Bursts, and the Problem of Plastic Forming at the Micrometer Scale, Science  318, 251 (2007).
M.-C. Miguel, P. Moretti, M. Zaiser, and S. Zapperi, “Statistical dynamics of dislocations in simple models of plastic deformation: Phase transitions and related phenomena” Mat. Sci. and Eng. A 400-401,191 (2005)
V. Beato, L. Pietronero and S. Zapperi “Statistical properties of dislocation mutual interactions” J. Stat. Mech. (2005) P04011
P. Moretti, M.-C. Miguel, M. Zaiser, and S. Zapperi, “Depinning transition of dislocation assemblies: Pileups and low-angle grain boundaries” Phys. Rev. B 69, 214103 (2004).
M. C. Miguel, A. Vespignani, M. Zaiser and S. Zapperi, “Dislocation jamming and Andrade creep” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 165501 (2002)
M. C. Miguel, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, J. Weiss and J. R. Grasso, “Complexity in dislocation dynamics: model” Mat. Sci. and Eng. A 309-310, 324 (2001).
J. Weiss, J. R. Grasso, M. C. Miguel, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Complexity in dislocation dynamics: experiments” Mat. Sci. and Eng. A 309-310, 321 (2001).
S. Zapperi and M. Zaiser, “Depinning of a dislocation: effect of long range interactions”, Mat. Sci. and Eng. A 309-310, 348 (2001).
M. C. Miguel, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, J. Weiss and J. R. Grasso, “Intermittent dislocation flow in viscoplastic deformation”, Nature 410, 667 (2001).

Friction:
S Bonfanti, A Taloni, C Negri, A Sellerio, N Manini, S Zapperi “Atomic scale front propagation at the onset of frictional sliding”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2017)
A. Taloni, A. Benassi and S. Zapperi, “Scalar model for the frictional precursors dynamics”, Sci. Rep. 5, 8086 (2015)
R. Capozza, A. Vanossi, A. Vezzani and S. Zapperi, “Triggering Frictional Slip by Mechanical Vibrations”, Tribol. Lett. 48  95 (2012).
M. Reguzzoni, M. Ferrario, S. Zapperi and M. C. Righi, “Onset of frictional slip in an adsorbed monolayer”, PNAS 107, 1311 (2010).
R. Capozza, A. Vanossi, A. Vezzani and S. Zapperi, “Suppression of friction by mechanical vibration”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 085502 (2009).
F. Lacombe, S. Zapperi and H. J. Herrmann, “Force fluctuation in a driven elastic chain” Phys. Rev. B 63, 104104 (2001).

Ferromagnetic hysteresis and Barkhausen effect:

L. Laurson, G. Durin, and S. Zapperi, “Universality classes and crossover scaling of Barkhausen noise in thin films” Phys. Rev. B 89, 104402 (2014)
Y.-J. Chen, S. Papanikolaou, J. P. Sethna, S. Zapperi, and G. Durin,”Avalanche spatial structure and multivariable scaling functions: Sizes, heights, widths, and views through windows”  Phys. Rev. E 84, 061103 (2011).
A. Benassi and S. Zapperi,  “Barkhausen instabilities from labyrinthine magnetic domains”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 214441 (2011).
L. Laurson, C. Serpico, G. Durin, S. Zapperi, “Thermally activated domain wall dynamics in a disordered magnetic nanostrip”, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 07D345 (2011).
S. Papanikolaou, F. Bohn, R. L. Sommer, G. Durin, S. Zapperi, J. P. Sethna, “Universality beyond power laws and the average avalanche shape”, Nature Physics 7, 316 (2011).
L. Laurson, C. Serpico, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Thermally activated domain wall dynamics in a disordered magnetic nanostrip”, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 07D345 (2011).
L. Laurson, A. Mughal, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Modeling Domain Wall Dynamics in Thin Magnetic Strips With Disorder”, IEEE Trans Magn., 46, 262  (2010).
A. Mughal, L. Laurson, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Effect of Dipolar Interactions for Domain-Wall Dynamics in Magnetic Thin Films”, IEEE Trans Magn., 46, 262  (2010).
B. Cerruti, G. Durin, and S. Zapperi ,”Hysteresis and noise in ferromagnetic materials with parallel domain walls”, Phys. Rev. B, 79 134429 (2009).
A. Magni, G. Durin, J. P. Sethna and S. Zapperi, “Visualization of avalanches in magnetic thin films: temporal processing”, J. Stat. Mech. (2009) P01020
B. Cerruti, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Dipolar interactions in ferromagnetic systems: Dynamic hysteresis from parallel domain walls“, Physica B 403, 422 (2008).
F. Colaiori, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Eddy current damping of a moving domain wall: beyond the quasistatic approximation”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 224416 (2007).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Loss separation for dynamic hysteresis in magnetic thin films”, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 316, E549 (2007).
G. Durin, F. Colaiori, C. Castellano and S. Zapperi, “Signature of negative mass in soft magnetic materials”, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 316, 436 (2007).
B. Cerruti and S. Zapperi, “Dynamic hysteresis from zigzag domain walls”, Phys. Rev. B 75, 064416 (2007)
F. Colaiori, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Loss separation for dynamic hysteresis in ferromagnetic thin films”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 2527203 (2006).
L. Santi, F. Bohn, A.D.C. Viegas, G. Durin, A. Magni, R. Bonin, S. Zapperi and R.L. Sommer, “Effects of thickness on the statistical properties of the Barkhausen noise in amorphous films”, Physica B 384, 144 (2006).
B. Cerruti and S. Zapperi, “Barkhausen noise from zigzag domain walls”, J. Stat. Mech. (2006) P08020.
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “The role of stationarity in magnetic crackling noise” J. Stat. Mech. (2006) P01002.
S. Zapperi, C. Castellano, F. Colaiori and G. Durin, “Signature of effective mass in crackling noise asymmetry” Nature Phys. 1, 46 (2005).
M. J. Alava, V. Basso, F. Colaiori, L. Dante, G. Durin, A. Magni, and S. Zapperi, “Ground-state optimization and hysteretic demagnetization: the random-field Ising model”, Phys. Rev. B 71, 64423 (2005)
S. Zapperi, F. Colaiori, L. Dante, V. Basso, G. Durin, A. Magni and M. J. Alava, “Is demagnetization an efficient optimization method?”, J. Magn. Magn. Mat 272-276, E1009 (2004)
L Santi, L. S. Dorneles, R. L. Sommer, F. Colaiori, S. Zapperi, A. Magni and G. Durin, “Investigation of scaling properties of hysteresis in Finemet thin films”,J. Magn. Magn. Mat 272-276, E913 (2004)
F. Colaiori, S. Zapperi and G. Durin, “Shape of a Barkhausen pulse” J. Magn. Magn. Mat 272-276, E533 (2004)
F. Colaiori, M. J. Alava, G. Durin, A. Magni, and S. Zapperi, “Phase Transitions in a Disordered System in and out of Equilibrium” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 257203 (2004)
R. A. da Silveira and S. Zapperi, “Critical hysteresis from random anisotropy” Phys. Rev. B 69, 212404 (2004)
L. Santi, R. L. Sommer, A. Magni, G. Durin, F. Colaiori, and S. Zapperi, “Dynamic Hysteresis in Finemet Thin Films” IEEE Trans. on Magn. 39, 2666 (2003).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Complex dynamics of magnetic domain walls”, Physica A 314, 230 (2002).
F. Colaiori, A. Gabrielli and S. Zapperi, “Rayleigh loops in the random-field Ising model on the Bethe lattice” Phys. Rev. B 65, 224404 (2002).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “On the power spectrum of magnetization noise” J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 242-245P2,1085 (2002).
S. Zapperi, G. Durin and A. Magni, “Microscopic foundations of the Rayleigh law of hysteresis” J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 242-245P2, 987 (2002).
L. Dante, G. Durin, A. Magni, and S. Zapperi, “Low-field hysteresis in disordered ferromagnets” Phys. Rev. B 65, 144441 (2002)
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Universality and size effects in the Barkhausen noise”, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 7031 (2000).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Scaling exponents for Barkhausen avalanches in polycrystalline and amorphous ferromagnets” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4705 (2000).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Barkhausen noise in soft amorphous magnetic materials under applied stress”, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 5196 (1999).
S. Zapperi, P. Cizeau, G. Durin and H. E. Stanley “Dynamics of a ferromagnetic domain wall: avalanches, depinning transition and the Barkhausen effect”, Phys. Rev. B 58, 6563 (1998).
P. Cizeau, S. Zapperi, G. Durin and H. E. Stanley “Dynamics of a ferromagnetic domain wall and the Barkhausen effect”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 4669 (1997).

Metal insulator transition:

A. Shekhawat, S. Papanikolaou, S. Zapperi and J. P. Sethna,  “Dielectric Breakdown and Avalanches at Nonequilibrium Metal-Insulator Transitions”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 276401 (2011).

Vortex matter in type II superconductors:

M.-C. Miguel, A. M. Mughal and S, Zapperi, “Laminar Flow of a Sheared Vortex Crystal: Scars in Flat Geometry”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 245501 (2011).
P. Moretti, M.-C. Miguel, and S, Zapperi “Grain boundaries in vortex matter” Phys. Rev. B 72, 014505 (2005)
S. Zapperi, J. S. Andrade Jr. and A. A. Moreira, “Vortex nucleation and flux front propagation in type II superconductors” Physica A 342, 383 (2004).
P. Moretti, M.-C. Miguel, M. Zaiser, and S. Zapperi, “Growth of a Vortex Polycrystal in Type II Superconductors” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 257004 (2004)
M. C. Miguel and S. Zapperi, “Tearing transition and plastic flow in superconducting thin films”, Nature Mat. 2, 477 (2003).
A. A. Moreira, J. S. Andrade Jr., Mendes Filho J. and S. Zapperi “Boundary effects on flux penetration in disordered superconductors” Phys. Rev. B 66, 174507 (2002).
S. Zapperi, A. A. Moreira and J. S. Andrade Jr., “Flux front penetration in disordered superconductors” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3622 (2001).
S. Zapperi, J. S. Andrade and J. Mendes Filho, “Depinning of interacting particles in random media” Phys. Rev. B 61, 14791 (2000).

Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics:

Y. J. Chen, S. Zapperi, and J. P. Sethna Crossover behavior in interface depinning. Phys. Rev. E 92, 022146 (2015)
M. J. Alava, L. Laurson, A. Vespignani, and S. Zapperi, “Comment on Self-organized criticality and absorbing states: lessons from the Ising model” Phys. Rev. E 77, 048101 (2008)
L. Laurson, M. J. Alava and S. Zapperi, “Power spectra of self-organized critical sandpiles” J. Stat. Mech. (2005) L11001
Dickman, M. Alava, M. A. Munoz, J. Peltola, A. Vespignani, and S. Zapperi, “Critical behavior of a one-dimensional fixed-energy stochastic sandpile” Phys. Rev. E 64, 056104 (2001)
A. Vespignani, R. Dickman,M. A. Munoz, and S. Zapperi, “Absorbing-state phase transitions in fixed-energy sandpiles” Phys. Rev. E 62, 4564(2000).
A. Barrat, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Fluctuations and correlations in sandpile models”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1962 (1999).
E. V. Ivashkevich, A. M. Povolotsky, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Dynamically Driven Renormalization Group Applied to Sandpile Models”, Phys. Rev. E 60, 1239 (1999).
M. A. Munoz, R. Dickman, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Avalanche and spreading exponents in systems with absorbing states”, Phys. Rev. E 59, 6175 (1999).
A. Chessa, H. E. Stanley, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Universality in sandpiles”, Phys. Rev. E 59, R12 (1999).
A. Vespignani, R. Dickman, M. A. Munoz and S. Zapperi, “Driving, conservation and absorbing states in sandpiles” Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 5676 (1998).
A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “How self-organized criticality works: a unified mean-field theory” Phys. Rev. E 57, 6345 (1998).
A. Chessa, E. Marinari, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Mean-field behavior of the sandpile model below the upper critical dimension”, Phys. Rev. E 57, R6241 (1998).
R. Dickman, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Self-organized criticality as an absorbing-state phase transition” Phys. Rev. E 57, 5095 (1998).
R. Cafiero, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi and L. Pietronero, “Universality and scale invariant dynamics in laplacian fractal growth”, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 11, 3595 (1997).
A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi and V. Loreto, “Dynamically Driven Renormalization Group”, J. of Stat. Phys. 88, 47 (1997).
A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Order Parameter and Scaling Fields for Self-Organized Criticality” Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 4793 (1997).
V. Loreto, L. Pietronero, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Reply to the comment on Renormalization Group approach to the critical behavior of the Forest Fire Model” Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1393 (1997).
A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi and V. Loreto, “Renormalization of non-equilibrium systems with critical stationary states”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 4560 (1996).
K. B. Lauritsen, S. Zapperi and H. E. Stanley, “Self-Organized Branching Process with dissipation”, Phys. Rev. E 54 2483 (1996).
V. Loreto, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi “Renormalization scheme for the Forest Fire Model”, J. of Phys. A 29, 2981 (1996).
B. Kutnjak-Urbanc, S. Zapperi, S. Milosevic and H.E. Stanley, “Sandpile model on sierpinski gasket fractal”, Phys. Rev. E 54, 272 (1996).
S. Zapperi, K. B. Lauritsen and H. E. Stanley, “Self Organized Branching Processes: a Mean-Field Theory for Avalanches”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4071 (1995).
V. Loreto, L. Pietronero, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi “Renormalization Group approach to the critical behavior of the Forest Fire Model”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 465 (1995).
R. Cafiero, V. Loreto, L. Pietronero, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Local rigidity and self-organized criticality for avalanches”, Europhys. Lett. 29, 111 (1995).
A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi and L. Pietronero, “Renormalization approach to the self-organized critical behavior of sandpile models”, Phys. Rev. E 51,1711 (1995).
L. Pietronero, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi, “Renormalization scheme for self-organized criticality in sandpile models”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 1690 (1994).

Conference proceedings:
V. Beato, M. Zaiser and S. Zapperi, The Connection between Size Effects and Strain Bursts in Microscale Plasticity, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1168, 1127 (2009).
G. Durin and S. Zapperi, “Two dimensional models for Barkhausen noise”,Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering 5843 pp. 31-39 (2005).
G. Durin, C. Castellano, F. Colaiori and S. Zapperi, ” Time asymmetry of magnetic noise”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering 5469 pp. 4-12 (2004).
L. Santi, A. Magni, G. Durin, R. L. Sommer, F. Colaiori and S. Zapperi, “Dynamic hysteresis in Finemet thin films” Digest of INTERMAG 2003. International Magnetics Conference, AA-08 (2003).
G. Durin, F. Colaiori, S. Zapperi “Universality and scaling in the Barkhausen noise”, in SPIE Proceedings 5112, 35, “Fluctuations and Noise 2003: Noise as a Tool for Studying Materials”. Eds. M. B. Weissman, N. E. Israeloff, A. S. Kogan (2003).
M.-C. Miguel and S. Zapperi, “The Plastic Phase of Driven Vortex Crystals.”, in Proceedings of the 7th Granada Seminar on Computational Physics, Eds. J. Marro and P. L. Garrido, AIP Conf. Proc. 661(1) 163 (2003).
S. Zapperi, H. J. Herrmann and S. Roux “Planar cracks in the fuse model”, in Scaling and Disordered Systems: International Workshop and Collection of Articles Honoring Professor Antonio Coniglio on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday (Edited by Fereydoon Family, Mohamed Daoud, Hans J. Herrmann, H. Eugene Stanley), Fractals 11, 327, Suppl. S (2003).
M. A. Munoz, R. Dickman, R. Pastor-Satorras, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, “Sandpiles and absorbing-state phase transitions: recent results and open problems”, Proceedings of the 6th Granada Seminar on Computational Physics, Eds. J. Marro and P. L. Garrido, American Institute of Physics, vol. 574, 102 (2001)
S. Zapperi and M. Zaiser, “Critical Behavior of a Depinning Dislocation” Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. 672, Y7.2 (2001).
M. C. Miguel, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, “MODELING COLLECTIVE DISLOCATION DYNAMICS IN ICE SINGLE CRYSTALS ” Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. 578, A6.4 (1999)
S. Zapperi, P. Ray, H. E. Stanley and A. Vespignani, “Analysis of damage clusters in fracure processes” Physica A 270, 57 (1999).
A. Chessa, A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, “Critical exponents in stochastic sandpile models”, Comp. Phys. Comm. 121-122, 299 (2000); Proceeding of CCP98, Grenada, Spain.
S. Zapperi and G. Durin , “New perspectives for the Barkhausen effect”, Proceeding of the VIII workshop on computational material science, S. Margherita di Pula, Italy (1998). Comp. Mat. Sci. 20, 436 (2001).
A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi and V. Loreto, “Dynamically driven renormalization group applied to self-organized critical systems”, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 12, 1407 (1998). selected papers of the third International conference “Renormalization Group 96” eds. D.V. Shirkov, D.I. Kazakov and V.B. Priezzhev.
Suki, B., A. Alencar, S. Zapperi, H.E. Stanley, F.Petak, J. Tolnai, T. Asztalos, and Z. Hantos, “Heterogeneity and complexity in the statistical properties of crackle sound propagation in the lung.” International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, May 1998, Chicago, Am. J. Respir. And Critical Care Med. 157, 3, A82 (1998).
G. Durin, S. Zapperi, P. Cizeau and H. E. Stanley “New elements for a theory of the Barkhausen noise”, J. Phys. IV 8, 319 (1998).
S. Zapperi, P. Ray, H. E. Stanley and A. Vespignani, “Scaling for the Coalescence of Microfractures before Breakdown” Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. 463, 215 (1997).
S. Zapperi, A. Vespignani and H. E. Stanley, “Modeling Acoustic Emission in Microfracturing Processes” Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. 409, 355 (1996).
V. Loreto, L. Pietronero, A. Vespignani and S. Zapperi “Renormalization Group Approach for Forest Fire Models” Fractals 3, 445 (1995).
S. Zapperi, A. Vespignani and L. Pietronero, “Real Space Renormalization Group for Self-Organized Criticality in Sandpile Models” Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. 367, 67 (1995).