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     Date Submitted:22-09-2014
     Last Modified:25-09-2014 (12:43)
    Job information
     Current job:PhD position at Department of Physics
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsMaterial Science, Ultra High Vacuum Systems

    Job applied for position/ Preferred job
    Research activity / Technological applications

    Work Experience

    April – June 2014
    Position / occupation
    “NAUTILUS” Television Program at RAI – RAIEDUCATIONAL
    Main activities and responsibilities
    Editorial staff and participation in a TV shows about scientific issues of interest for the present society
    Business or sector
    TV SHOW - Scientific divulgation

    November 2011 – October 2014
    Position / occupation
    PhD in Physics at Department of Physics, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy
    Main activities and responsibilities
    Research activity: Study of solid/liquid interfaces

    Study of Titanium dioxide surfaces, rutile (110), at the interface with solutions of particular interest for technological applications. Principal liquid environment investigated: aqueous environment, ethanol and solutions for applications in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC), in presence of Dye molecules.

    Aldo Di Carlo – CHOSE, Polo Solare Organico Regione Lazio
    Ulrike Diebold – Vienna University of Technology

    Experimental Techniques:
    Experimental Methods in liquid: Electrochemical – Scanning tunnelling Spectroscopy (EC-STM) / Cyclic Voltammetry
    Experimental methods in Ultra High Vacuum conditions: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) / Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED)

    Prof. C. Goletti – Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Rome , Italy
    Business or sector
    Research activity – surface physics

    March – September 2011
    Position / occupation
    Stage activity at the “Istituto di Struttura della Materia del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche” (ISM -CNR)
    Main activities and responsibilities
    Experimental work for Master degree: “Synthesis of silicon nanostructures on Ag(110) surface studied by Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy”

    Study of nanostructure growth on the Ag(110) surface by evaporation of silicon in Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) conditions.
    Experimental Methods:

    Low Temperature-Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (LT-STM), Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED).

    Use of UHV systems and cryogenic liquids

    Dr. Fabio Ronci - Research Director at CNR - ISM
    Business or sector
    Research activity – surface physics

    November 2008 – June 2009
    Position / occupation
    Stage activity at the “Istituto di Struttura della Materia del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche” (ISM -CNR)
    Main activities and responsibilities
    Experimental work for Master degree: “Growth and study of silicon nanowires on Ag(110) surface by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy”

    Study of morphological and electronic properties of silicon monodimensional structures deposited on the Ag(110) surface.
    Experimental Methods:

    Low Temperature-Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (LT-STM), Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy (STS), Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED).

    Use of UHV systems and cryogenic liquids

    Dr. Fabio Ronci - Research Director at CNR - ISM
    Business or sector
    Research activity – surface physics

    Education and training

    2009 - 2011
    Qualification awarded
    Master Degree in “Scienze e Tecnologie dei Materiali” – LM 53
    Mark / Highest mark
    110 / 110 cum laude
    Education or training organisation’s name
    University of Rome “Tor vergata”, Rome , Italy

    2005 - 2009
    Qualification awarded
    Bachelor in “Scienza dei Materiali” – classe 25 (Material Science)
    Mark / Highest mark
    107 / 110
    Education or training organisation’s name
    University of Rome “Tor vergata”, Rome , Italy

    Qualification awarded
    Diploma “Liceo Scientifico”
    Mark / Highest mark
    100 / 100 cum laude
    Education or training organisation’s name
    Secondary school of science  - Liceo Scientifico “Vito Volterra”, PNI (information national plane)

    Personal skills

    Mother tongue

    Other languages
     Advanced level

    Communication skills
    Ability to work in groups of different age and nationality. Ability to reach target and objectives. Ability to communicate and transfer our skill and knowledge thanks to teaching activities developed in the academic field.
    Organisational / managerial skills
    Ability to coordinate the work of single or groups of people. Ability to work under conditions of stress because of deadlines or interactions with qualified staff.

    Computer skills
    Wide knowledge of Windows and Macintosh systems. High skills in the use of Office, LaTex and data analysis programs. Basic skills of programmations in Fortran and C++

    Driving licence
    Category B, june, 2004

    Additional information

    Giulia Serrano, Beatrice Bonanni, Marco Di Giovannantonio, Tomasz Kosmala, Ulrike Diebold, Aldo Di Carlo, Klaus Wandelt, and Claudio Goletti, The Water/Titanium Dioxide (110) Interface – An in situ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study – submitted to Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

    Ronci, F.; Serrano, G.; Gori, P.; Cricenti, A. and Colonna, S. Silicon-induced faceting at the Ag(110) surface. Phys. Rev. B, 2014, 89, 115437.

    Colonna, S.; Serrano, G.; Gori, P.; Cricenti, A. and Ronci, F. Systematic STM and LEED investigation of the Si/Ag(110) surface. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 2013, 25, 315301.


    NanoSEA conference, 5th International Conference on Nanostructure SElf-Assembly, 07 – 11 July 2014, Marseille, France. Oral session: “TiO2 surfaces in liquid environment: In situ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy studies with atomic resolution”

    Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, September 30 – Octrober 04, 2013, INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Via E. Fermi, 40 
00044 Frascati (Rome), Italy. Oral session: “STM and LEED study of self-assembled Si nanostructures on Ag(110) surface”.


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