Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum


·       Personal Data

·       Institutions

·       Education

·       Schools and Workshops

·       Teaching

·       Research

·       Papers and Publications


Personal Data

Name:

Roberto Casadio

Date and place of birth:

30 Jan 1968
Lugo
(RA) Italy

Home address:

via Lumagni n. 15
I-48022
Lugo (Ravenna) Italy
Tel.: +39-0545-33937


Position and Institutions

1 Nov 2002 – present: Ricercatore Universitario (tenured position)

Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Bologna, and member of
BO11 Collaboration of the Theoretical Physics Group of I.N.F.N., Sezione di Bologna
via Irnerio n. 46,
I-40126 Bologna, Italy
Tel:
+39-051-2091112
Fax:
+39-051-244101

E-mail address: casadio@bo.infn.it

Web page: www-th.bo.infn.it/activities/bo11/casadio/bobt.html


Education

Ph.D. degree (3-year course):

Fall 1992: admitted by competition to the VIII cycle of graduate school in Physics at the University of Bologna, ranking first after written and oral examinations (score: 54/60).
15 Oct 1996
: succesful Ph.D. thesis defense with a national examining committee at the Department of Physics of the University of Bologna.
Ph.D. thesis: Aspetti quantistici nella fisica dei buchi neri (Quantum aspects in the Physics of black holes)

University degree (4-year course):

in Physics, at the University of Bologna, Italy, 21 Jul 1992 (score: 110/110 cum laude).
Laurea thesis: Fase geometrica e fluttuazioni per un sistema gravità -materia (Geometric phase and fluctuations in a matter-gravity system)

General certificate of education:

school year 1986-87 at Liceo Scientifico G. Ricci Curbastro in Lugo, with grade 60/60.
Appointed as Alfiere del Lavoro by the President of the Italian Republic in Rome 22 Oct 1987.

Foreign languages

English:

good (written and spoken)

German:

fair

Computer knowledge

Operating systems:

Windows XP, Linux.

Programming Languages:

Fortran 77, Pascal, C++.

Other applications:

TeX/LaTeX, Word, Excel, Maple, Mathematica.

Internet:

Netscape, Explorer, HTML (currently maintaining the web page of the Bologna BO11 collaboration).


Schools and workshops

  1. Summer School on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, I.C.T.P. (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), Trieste, Italy, 15-26 Jun 1992.
  2. Spring School on String Theory, Gauge Theory and Quantum Cosmology , I.C.T.P., Trieste, 19-22 Apr 1993.
  3. Course on Geometric Phases, I.C.T.P., Trieste, 6-17 Sep 1993.
  4. 1st Bologna Workshop on CFT and Integrable Models, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Sep 1993.
  5. Summer School on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, I.C.T.P., Trieste, 11-13 Jul 1994.
  6. Spring School on String Theory, Gauge Theory and Quantum Cosmology, I.C.T.P., Trieste, 27-31 Mar 1995.
  7. Topical meeting on Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity, J.I.N.R. (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research), Dubna, Russia, 5-7 Jul 1995.
  8. 2nd Bologna workshop on CFT and Integrable Models, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, 27-30 Sep 1995.
  9. 2nd meeting on Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity, in honor of Tullio Regge's 65th birthday, S. Margherita Ligure, Italy, 16-20 Sep 1996. Presented the talk "Semiclassical collapse of a sphere of dust and Hawking radiation".
  10. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Povo (TN), 11-12 Sep 1997. Presented the talk "Rotating black holes with a dilaton field".
  11. 3rd Bologna workshop on CFT and Integrable Models, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, 01-04 Oct 1997.
  12. 36th International School of Subnuclear Physics: from the Planck lenght to the Hubble radius, E. Majorana Centre, Erice (TR), 29 Aug - 07 Sep 1998.
  13. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, 5-6 Oct 1998. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of a shell of quantized matter".
  14. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Sofitel Hotel Paris Rive Gauche, France, 13-20 Dec 1998. Presented the poster "Testing string theory via black hole space-times".
  15. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Como, Como, 14-15 May 1999. Presented the talk "Effective action for radiating thin shells".
  16. Black Holes II: theory and mathematical aspects, Far Hills Inn, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada, 5-9 Jun 1999, presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of quantized shells: a semiclassical analysis".
  17. Physics of strong gravitational fields, ITP, UCSB, California, 22-26 Jun 1999. Presented the poster "Possible tests of string theory in black hole geometry".
  18. 3rd meeting on constrained dynamics and quantum gravity, Villasimius, Sardegna, 13-17 Sep 1999. Presented the talk "Quantized shells as a tool for studying semiclassical effects in general relativity".
  19. Cosmo 99, I.C.T.P., Trieste, 27 Sep - 2 Oct 1999.
  20. 7th International School of Astrophysics "D. Chalonge", Ettore Majorana Centre, Erice (TR), 6-16 Dec 1999.
  21. 3rd SIGRAV Graduate School in Contemporary Relativity and Gravitational Physics, A. Volta Centre, Como, 8-13 May 2000.
  22. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, 13-15 Jun 2000. Presented the talk "Black hole evaporation and large extra dimensions".
  23. Beyond 4D, I.C.T.P., Trieste, 3-6 Jul 2000.
  24. 38th International School of Subnuclear Physics: Theory and Experiment Heading for New Physics, E. Majorana Centre, Erice (TR), 27 Aug - 05 Sep 2000. Presented the talk "Lepton anomalous magnetic moments in a thick brane-world".
  25. ISPM Workshop on Particles and Cosmology, Tbilisi, Georgia, 10 - 15 Sep 2000. Presented invited talks "Gravitational radiation of bright shells: the riddle of black hole formation and Hawking radiation" and "Black holes in extra dimensions".
  26. PASCOS 2001, Chapel Hill, 10-15 April 2001. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts".
  27. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, 7-8 Jun 2001. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts".
  28. GR16, Durban, 15-21 Jul 2001. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of radiating shells and bursts".
  29. Journees Relativistes, Dublin, 6-8 Sep 2001. Presented the talk "Gamma-ray bursts from ravitational collapse".
  30. I.C.R.A. Meeting, Pescara, 1-2 Mar 2002. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts".
  31. I.C.R.A. Meeting, Pescara, 22-23 Mar 2002. Presented the talk "Black holes in the brane-world".
  32. Euro-GDR Meeting, Durham, 18-20 Apr 2002. Presented the talk "Black holes in the brane-world: brane and bulk metrics".
  33. TH2002, Paris, 22-28 Jul 2002.
  34. I.C.R.A. Meeting, Roma, 7-8 Nov 2002. Presented the talk "Microcanonical description of Hawking radiation".
  35. BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, 16-17 Sep 2003. Organizer and speaker, presented the talk "(No) Trans-Planckian physics: Black holes vs Cosmology".
  36. Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Black Holes and Naked Singularities, Milano, 13-15 May 2004. Presented the talk "Electromagnetic waves on dilatonic star backgrounds".
  37. Quantum Gravity and constrained dynamics, Cala Gonone (NU), Italy, 11-17 Sep 2005. Presented the talk "Gravitational collapse and evolution of (holographic) black holes".
  38. Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, Vietri sul Mare, 10-13 Apr 2006. Presented the talk "Avoiding the final singularity: holographic and semiclassical models of gravitational collapse".
  39. IFAE 2006, Pavia, 19-21 Apr 2006. Presented the talk "Searching for micro black holes at LHC".

Teaching Activities

·  Academic years 2002/03 to 2006/07: teaching assistant for the courses
Meccanica Quantistica I and II (Prof. G. Venturi)
Meccanica Statistica (Prof. R. Soldati)
Relatività I and II (Prof. S. Bergia)
for undergraduate students at the
Department of Physics of the University of Bologna.

·  Fall term 2000: Introductory mini-course on Renormalization Group for graduate students (8 hours) at the Department of Physics of the University of Bologna.

·  Spring semester 1997: teaching assistant at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Introductory Physics Laboratories (electromagnetism and optics) for undergraduate students, 4 classes.

·  Spring semester 1996: teaching assistant at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Introductory Physics Laboratories (mechanics and thermodynamics) for undergraduate students, 3 classes.


Research Activities

Fields of interest:

semiclassical and quantum aspects of gravitational collapse and black holes, quantum theories of gravity, quantum mechanics, string theory.

Past positions:  

·  Jul 1999 - Oct 2002: post-doctoral researcher with a fellowship (assegno di ricerca) of the University of Bologna.

·  Jul 1997 - Jun 1999: post-doctoral researcher with a fellowship of the University of Bologna obtained as winner of a competition (oral examination and papers evaluation).

·  Jan - Jun 1997: associated to the Group of Theoretical Physics of the University of Alabama, collaborating with Prof. B. Harms.

·  Jan - Jun 1996: associated to the Group of Theoretical Physics of the University of Alabama, collaborating with Prof. B. Harms.

·  Jul 1997 - Oct 2002: associated with the Group of Theoretical Physics of the I.N.F.N., Sezione di Bologna, as post-doctoral researcher.

·  Jan - Dic 1993 and Jan 1995 - Oct 1996: associated with the Group of Theoretical Physics of the I.N.F.N., Sezione di Bologna, as graduate student.

·  Jan - Jul 1992: associated with the Group of Theoretical Physics of the I.N.F.N., Sezione di Bologna, as undergraduate student.

Grants

·  Cofin03 (ex quota 40%): Fisica delle interazioni fondamentali: teorie di gauge, gravità e stringhe (national coordinator: Prof. A. Lerda, Università del Piemonte Occidentale).

·  Ricerca fondamentale orientata (Ex quota 60%): Teorie quantistiche di campo, gravitazione e stringhe (coordinator: Prof. G. Venturi, Università di Bologna).

·  1998-2000: NATO Collaborative Research Grant CRG 973052.

Referee

For:
Astrophysics and Space Science
Classical and Quantum Gravity
Europhysics Letters
Physics Letters A
Physical Review D
Physical Review Letters
Physica Scripta.

Contributor

To the Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, R. Matzner editor, CRC Press (2001).

Travels and Visits to other Groups

  1. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 10 Jan - 3 Jul 1996.
  2. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 10 Jan - 31 May 1997.
  3. Povo (TN), Department of Physics, 11-12 Sep 1997.
  4. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P., 15-22 Sep 1997.
  5. Copenhagen, DK, Niels Bohr Institute and NORDITA, 4-12 Oct 1997.
  6. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P., 1-7 Dic 1997.
  7. Bern, CH, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, 9 Feb - 8 Mar 1998.
  8. Zurich, CH, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik der Universitaet, 6 Mar 1998.
  9. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P. and Institute of Astronomy, 27 Apr - 1 May 1998.
  10. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 25 May - 12 Jun 1998.
  11. Bern, CH, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, 7-13 Feb 1999.
  12. Como, Department of Physics, 14-15 May 1999.
  13. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 18 May - 30 Jun 1999.
  14. Bern, CH, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, 21-27 Nov 1999;
  15. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 22 Feb - 16 Mar 2000.
  16. West Lafayette, IN, Department of Physics, Purdue University, 5-9 Mar 2000.
  17. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2-22 Apr 2001.
  18. Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, 7 Jun 2001.
  19. Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, 20-22 Feb 2002.
  20. Pescara, I.C.R.A., 1-2 Mar 2002.
  21. Pescara, I.C.R.A., 22-23 Mar 2002.
  22. Roma, La Sapienza, 7-8 Nov 2002.
  23. Hong Kong, Physics Department, 27 Jun 2003.
  24. Washington, DC, Physics Department of Maryland University, 13-14 Aug 2003.
  25. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P., 17-21 Feb 2004.
  26. Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, 20 May 2004.
  27. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P., 18-20 Nov 2004.
  28. York, UK, Department of Mathematics, 21-26 Nov 2004.
  29. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 3-5 Jan 2005.
  30. Gainesville, FL, Department of Physics, 6-8 Jan 2005.
  31. Geneva, CH, C.E.R.N., 11-13 Apr 2005.
  32. Povo (TN), Dipartimento di Fisica, 1 Jul 2005.
  33. Povo (TN), Dipartimento di Fisica, 1-2 Mar 2006.
  34. Trieste, Dipartimento di Fisica and SISSA, 21-23 May 2007.
  35. Cambridge, UK, D.A.M.T.P., 12 Jun 2007.
  36. Tuscaloosa, AL, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 3-15 Jan 2008

Selected talks

  1. "Quantum aspects of black holes", (Ph.D. thesis presentation) at the Department of Physics, Bologna, Italy, Dec 1995.
  2. "Semiclassical collapse in the Wheeler-DeWitt approach to quantum gravity", at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tuscaloosa, AL, Feb 1996.
  3. "Semiclassical collapse of a sphere of dust and Hawking radiation" , at the 2nd topical meeting on Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity , S. Margherita Ligure, Italy, 16 Sep 1996.
  4. "Poincare' coset models and T-duality", at the Department of Physics and Astronomy,Tuscaloosa, AL, Mar 1997.
  5. "Rotating black holes with a dilaton field", at the BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Povo (TN), Italy, 12 Sep 1997.
  6. "Gravitational collapse of a shell of quantized dust", at the BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 6 Oct 1998.
  7. "Effective action for radiating thin shells", at the BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Como, Como, Italy, 15 May 1999.
  8. "Gravitational collapse of quantized shells: a semiclassical analysis", at Black Holes II: theory and mathematical aspects, Far Hills Inn, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada, 8 Jun 1999.
  9. "Quantized shells as a tool for studying semiclassical effects in general relativity" at the 3rd meeting on constrained dynamics and quantum gravity, Villasimius, Sardegna, 15 Sep 1999.
  10. "The cosmological constant in the Randall-Sundrum models", at the Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 26 Apr 2000.
  11. "Black hole evaporation and large extra dimensions", at the BO11 Collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 14 Jun 2000.
  12. "Lepton anomalous magnetic moments in a thick brane-world", at the 38th International School of Subnuclear Physics: Theory and Experiment Heading for New Physics, E. Majorana Centre, Erice (TR), Italy, 1 Sep 2000.
  13. "Gravitational radiation of luminous shells: the riddle of black hole formation and Hawking radiation", at the ISPM Workshop on Particles and Cosmology, Tbilisi, Georgia, 11 Sep 2000.
  14. "Black holes in extra dimensions", at the ISPM Workshop on Particles and Cosmology, Tbilisi, Georgia, 13 Sep 2000.
  15. "Do we live in a (thick) brane-world?", Q.F.T. Journal Club, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 29 Nov 2000.
  16. "Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts" at PASCOS 2001, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 10 Apr 2001.
  17. "Gravitational collapse of radiating shells", Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, 7 Jun 2001.
  18. "Gravitational collapse of (thick radiating) shells (and bursts)", at the BO11 collaboration meeting, Department of Physics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 8 Jun 2001.
  19. "Gravitational collapse of radiating shells and bursts", at GR16 , Durban, South Africa, 21 Jul 2001.
  20. "Gamma-ray bursts from gravitational collapse", at Journees Relativistes , Dublin, Ireland, 8 Sep 2001.
  21. "Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts" at the I.C.R.A. Meeting, Pescara, Italy, 1 Mar 2002.
  22. "Black holes in the brane-world" at the I.C.R.A. Meeting, Pescara, Italy, 22 Mar 2002.
  23. "Black holes in the brane-world: brane and bulk metrics" at the Euro-GDR Meeting, Durham, UK, 18 Apr 2002.
  24. "Microcanonical description of Hawking radiation" at the I.C.R.A. Meeting, Roma, 7-8 Nov 2002.
  25. "(No) trans-Planckian physics: Black Holes vs Cosmology" [PDF], at the BO11 annual workshop, Bologna, 17 Sep 2003.
  26. "Gravitational collapse beyond the classical description", [PDF], D.A.M.T.P., Cambridge, UK, 18 Feb 2004.
  27. "Electromagnetic waves on dilatonic star backgrounds", [PDF], at the workshop Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Black Holes and Naked Singularities, Milano, 13 May 2004.
  28. "Gravitational collapse and Hawking radiation in the brane-world", [PDF], Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, 20 May 2004.
  29. "Improved WKB analysys of cosmological perturbations", [PDF], D.A.M.T.P., Cambridge, UK, 19 Nov 2004; Department of Mathematics, York, UK, 22 Nov 2004; Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tuscaloosa, AL, 5 Jan 2005; Department of Physics, Ganesville, FL, 7 Jan 2005.
  30. "Black Holes in accelerators: a theoretical overview", [PDF], LHCb meeting, C.E.R.N., CH, 12 Apr 2005, and Dipartimento di Fisica, Povo (TN), 1 Jul 2005.
  31. "Gravitational collapse and evolution of (holographic) black holes", [PDF], QG05, Cala Gonone (NU), 15 Sep 2005.
  32. "Black Holes at LHC as Quantum Gravity probes: Developing a Monte Carlo code", [PDF], Dipartimento di Fisica, Povo (TN), 1 Mar 2006.
  33. "Avoiding the final singularity: holographic and semiclassical models of gravitational collapse", [PDF], Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, Vietri sul Mare, 10 Apr 2006.
  34. "Searching for micro black holes at LHC" [PDF], IFAE 2006, Pavia, 19 Apr 2006.
  35. "The method of comparison equations for cosmological and black hole perturbations", SLAC, Stanford, CA, 2 Aug 2006 and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tuscallosa, AL, 28 Sep 2006.
  36. "Searching for micro black holes at the LHC", Department of Physics, Eugene, OR, 9 Aug 2006.
  37. “Semiclassical canonical cosmology in minisuperspace”, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tuscaloosa, AL, 11 Jan 2008.

Papers and Publications

Links to preprints and published papers from Spires-HEP.

  1. R. Casadio, Fase geometrica e fluttuazioni in un sistema gravità -materia (Geometric phase and fluctuations in a matter-gravity system), Laurea thesis, University of Bologna (1992), unpublished;
  2. R. Casadio and G. Venturi, The accelerated observer and quantum effects, Phys. Lett. A 199 (1995) 33-39, quant-ph/9511024;
  3. R. Casadio and G. Venturi, Black holes and the adiabatic phase, Class. Quantum Grav. 12 (1995) 1267-1278, gr-qc/9511054;
  4. R. Casadio and G. Venturi, Semiclassical collapse of a sphere of dust, Class. Quantum Grav. 13 (1996) 2715-2733, gr-qc/9512032;
  5. R. Casadio, Aspetti quantistici della fisica dei buchi neri (Quantum aspects in the Physics of black holes), Ph.D thesis, University of Bologna (1996), unpublished;
  6. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Space-time singularities and the axion field in the Poincare' coset models ISO(2,1)/H, Phys. Lett. B 389 (1996) 243-247, hep-th/9606062;
  7. R. Casadio, B. Harms, Y. Leblanc and P.H. Cox, New perturbative solutions of the Kerr-Newman dilatonic black hole field equations, Phys. Rev. D 55 (1997) 814-825, hep-th/9606069;
  8. R. Casadio, Semiclassical collapse of a sphere of dust and Hawking radiation, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 57 (1997) 177-180, gr-qc/9611062;
  9. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Poincare' coset models ISO(d-1,1)/R^n and T-duality, Phys. Rev. D 57 (1998) 7507-7520, hep-th/9703164;
  10. R. Casadio, B. Harms, Y. Leblanc and P.H. Cox, Perturbations in the Kerr-Newman Dilatonic Black Hole Background: Maxwell waves, Phys. Rev. D 56 (1997) 4948-4961, gr-qc/9705086;
  11. R. Casadio, B. Harms and Y. Leblanc, Statistical mechanics of the Kerr-Newman dilaton black holes and the bootstrap condition, Phys. Rev. D 57 (1998) 1309-1312, gr-qc/9706005;
  12. R. Casadio, F. Finelli and G. Venturi, Adiabatic invariant treatment of a collapsing sphere of quantized dust, Class. Quantum Grav. 15 (1998) 2451-2464, gr-qc/9706074;
  13. R. Casadio, B. Harms and Y. Leblanc, Semiclassical quantization on black hole space time, in Proceedings of the 8th Marcel Grossman Meeting on General Relativity, edited by T. Piran and R. Ruffini, World Scientific (1999), gr-qc/9711029;
  14. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Microfield dynamics of black holes, Phys. Rev. D 58 (1998) 044014, gr-qc/9712017;
  15. R. Casadio, Hamiltonian formalism for the Oppenheimer-Snyder model, Phys. Rev. D 58 (1998) 064013, gr-qc/9804021;
  16. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Perturbations in the Kerr-Newman Dilatonic Black Hole Background: Maxwell waves, the dilaton background and gravitational lensing, Phys. Rev. D 58 (1998) 044015, gr-qc/9804045;
  17. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Charged Dilatonic Black Holes: String Frame vs Einstein Frame, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 14 (1999) 1089-1103, gr-qc/9806032;
  18. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio, G.P. Vacca and G. Venturi, Gravitational collapse of a shell of quantized matter, Class. Quantum Grav. 16 (1999) 131-147, gr-qc/9808026;
  19. R. Casadio, On gravitational fluctuations and the semi-classical limit in mini-superspace models, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 9 (2000) 511-529, gr-qc/9810073;
  20. R. Casadio and G. Venturi, The accelerated observer with back-reaction effects, Phys. Lett. A 252 (1999) 109-114, quant-ph/9903019;
  21. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Testing string theory via black hole space-times, in the CD-ROM version of the Proceedings of the 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology, edited by E. Aubourg, T. Montmerle, J. Paul and P. Peter, gr-qc/9903069;
  22. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Energy absorption by the dilaton waves around a rotating black hole in a binary system, Phys. Rev. D 60 (1999) 104017, gr-qc/9906034;
  23. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio and G. Venturi, Effective action and thermodynamics for radiating shells in general relativity, Phys. Rev. D 60 (1999) 124018, gr-qc/9909018;
  24. R. Casadio, Quantized shells as a tool for studying semiclassical effects in general relativity, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 88 (2000) 273-276, gr-qc/9911088;
  25. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio and A. Gruppuso, Non-minimally coupled scalar fields in homogeneous universes, Phys. Rev. D 61 (2000) 084009, gr-qc/9912095;
  26. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Three dimensional gravity from ISO(2,1) coset models Phys. Rev. D 62 (2000) 105003 hep-th/0001080;
  27. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Black hole evaporation and large extra dimensions, Phys. Lett. B 487 (2000) 209-214, hep-th/0004004;
  28. R. Casadio, A. Gruppuso and G. Venturi, Electromagnetic contribution to Lepton g-2 in a thick brane-world, Phys. Lett. B 495 (2000) 378-383, hep-th/0010065;
  29. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Black hole evaporation and compact extra dimensions, Phys. Rev. D 64 (2001) 024016, hep-th/0101154;
  30. R. Casadio, On time evolution of quantum black holes, Phys. Lett. B 511 (2001) 285-290, gr-qc/0102006;
  31. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio, G.P. Vacca and G. Venturi, Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell, Phys. Rev. D 64 (2001) 104012, gr-qc/0102014;
  32. R. Casadio and A. Gruppuso, Discrete symmetries and localization in a brane-world, Phys. Rev. D 64 (2001) 025020, hep-th/0103200;
  33. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Black hole decay rates in large extra dimensions, in Proceedings of PASCOS 2001, edited by P. Frampton and J. Ng, Rinton Press (2001), p. 319, gr-qc/0106018;
  34. R. Casadio, Gravitational collapse of a radiating shell and radiation bursts, in Proceedings of PASCOS 2001, edited by P. Frampton and J. Ng, Rinton Press (2001), p. 389, gr-qc/0107006;
  35. R. Casadio and A. Gruppuso, On boundary terms and conformal transformations in curved space-times, Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. D 11 (2002) 703-714, gr-qc/0107077;
  36. R. Casadio and B. Harms, Can black holes and naked singularities be detected in accelerators?, Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. A 17 (2002) 4635, hep-th/0110255;
  37. R. Casadio, A. Fabbri and L. Mazzacurati, New black holes in the brane-world?, Phys. Rev. D 65 (2002) 084040, gr-qc/0111072;
  38. R. Casadio, On dispersion relations and the statistical mechanics of Hawking radiation, Class. Quantum Grav. 19 (2002) 2453-2462, hep-th/0111287.
  39. R. Casadio, B. Harms and O. Micu, Microscopic black holes as a source of ultrahigh energy gamma-rays, in Fort Lauderdale 2001, Cosmology and elementary particle physics, AIP Conference Proceedings 624 (2002) 132, astro-ph/0202513;
  40. R. Casadio and L. Mazzacurati, Bulk shape of brane-world black holes, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 18 (2003) 651-660, gr-qc/0205129;
  41. R. Casadio and L. Mersini, Short distance signatures in cosmology: why not in black holes?, Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. A 19 (2004) 1395, hep-th/0208050;
  42. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio and G. Venturi, Thermodynamics of radiating shells in anti-de Sitter space-time, Phys. Lett. B557 (2003) 7-11, gr-qc/0302038;
  43. R. Casadio, Holography and trace anomaly: what is the fate of (brane-world) black holes?, Phys. Rev. D 69 (2004) 084025, hep-th/0302171;
  44. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio and A. Tronconi, Trans-Planckian footprints in inflationary cosmology, Phys. lett. B 579 (2004) 1, gr-qc/0303035;
  45. R. Casadio, On brane-world black holes and short distance physics, Ann. Phys. 307 (2003) 195, hep-ph/0304099;
  46. G.L. Alberghi and R. Casadio, On the gravitational collapse in anti-de Sitter space-time, Phys. Lett. B 571 (2003) 245, gr-qc/0306002;
  47. R. Casadio, S. Fabi and B. Harms, Electromagnetic waves around dilatonic stars and naked singularities, Phys. Rev. D 70 (2004) 044026, gr-qc/0307022;
  48. F. Scardigli and R. Casadio, Generalized uncertainty principles, extra dimensions, and holography, Class. Quantum Grav. 20 (2003) 3593, hep-th/0307174;
  49. G.L. Alberghi, R. Casadio and A. Tronconi, Radion induced spontaneous baryogenesis, hep-ph/0310052;
  50. R. Casadio and C. Germani, On the quest for a holographic interpretation of the black hole evaporation process, hep-th/0403258 (superseded by 52: hep-th/0407191);
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