of A. Rossi
of B. Elsener
of D. Atzei
of M. Fantauzzi
of F. Cocco

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A. Rossi
B. Elsener
D. Atzei
M. Fantauzzi
F. Cocco

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Scientific Publications 

The research group Surface Analysis, Electrochemistry and Corrosion publishes in major scientific journals in Analytical Chemistry and related fields, in journals related to durability, corrosion and corrosion protection as well as in journals of inorganic or physical chemistry. Numerous scientific publications in  the field of passivity of stainless steels and amorphous metals, surface analysis and interaction of minerals or biopolymers with the environment as well as in  the field of durability, monitoring and corrosion of steel in concrete.

Most recent publications are:

Y. Shen, L. Posavec, S. Bolisetty, F.M. Hilty, G. Nyström, J. Kohlbrecher, M. Hilbe, A. Rossi, J. Baumgartner, M.B. Zimmermann, R. Mezzenga
Amyloid fibril systems reduce, stabilize and deliver bioavailable nanosized iron   (with cover nature nanotechnology issue 7 2017)
Nature Nanotechnology  12 (2017) 642 - 647   DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2017.58

A. Arcifa, A. Rossi, N.D. Spencer
Adsorption and Tribochemical Factors Affecting the Lubrication of Silicon-Based Materials by (Fluorinated) Ionic Liquids
J. Phys. Chem C 121 (2017) pp 7259-7275  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b13028

A. Aronne, M. Fantauzzi, C. Imparato, D. Atzei, L. De Stefano, G. D'Errico, F. Sannino, I. Rea, D. Pirozzi, B. Elsener, P. Pernice, A. Rossi
Electronic properties of TiO2 based materials characterized by high Ti3+ self doping and low recombination rate of electron hole pairs
RSC Advances 7 (2017) 2373   DOI: 10.1039/c6ra27111a

A. Pacella, M. Fantauzzi, D. Atzei, C. Cremisini, E. Nardi, M.R. Montereali, A. Rossi, P. Ballirano
Iron within the erionite cavity and its potential role in inducing its toxicity: Evidence of Fe (III) segregation as extra-framework cation
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 237 (2107) 168 - 179    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.09.021

D. Atzei, B. Elsener, M. Fantauzzi, F. Brundu, A. Rossi,
Determination of the limit of detection by XPS for As, Zn and Pb oxides in SiO2 matrix as model systems for environmental investigations,
Spectrochimica Acta B, 121 (2016) 38 - 46    DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2016.05.004

A. Arcifa, A. Rossi, R. Espinosa-Marzal, N.D. Spencer
Influence of environmental humidity on the wear and friction of a silica / silicon tribopair lubricated with a hydrophilic ionic liquid;
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016) 2961-2973  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b09370

B. Elsener, F. Cocco, M. Fantauzzi, S. Palomba and A. Rossi,
Determination of the corrosion rate inside historical brass wind instruments – Proof of concept,
Materials and Corrosion 67 (2016) 1336 - 1343, DOI: 10.1002/maco.201608996

Federica Cocco, Bernhard Elsener,  Marzia Fantauzzi,  Davide Atzei and Antonella Rossi,
Nanosized Surface Films on Brass Alloys by XPS and XAES,
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 31277 – 31289; DOI: 10.1039/C5RA23135C

M. Carrus, M. Fantauzzi, F. Riboni, M. Makosch, A. Rossi, E. Selli, J. A. van Bokhoven,
Increased conversion and selectivity of 4-nitrostyrene hydrogenation to 4-aminostyrene on Pt nanoparticles supported on titanium tungsten
mixed oxides, Applied Catalysis A: General,  519 (2016) 130-138   DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2016.03.031

B. Elsener, M. Alter, T. Lombardo, M. Ledergerber, M. Wörle, F. Cocco, M. Fantauzzi, S. Palomba, A. Rossi;
A non-destructive in-situ approach to monitor corrosion inside historical brass wind instruments;
Microchemical Journal, Volume 124, January 2016, Pages 757-764   DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2015.10.027

Alexis Sheehan, L. Andres Jurado, Shivaprakash N. Ramakrishna, Andrea Arcifa, Antonella Rossi, Nicholas D. Spencer and Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal;
Layering of ionic liquids on rough surfaces;
Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 4094-4106, DOI: 10.1039/c5nr07805a

Marzia Fantauzzi, Bernhard Elsener, Davide Atzei, Americo Rigoldi and Antonella Rossi,
Exploiting XPS for the identification of sulfides and polysulfides;
RSC Advances  5 (2015) 75953 - 75963   DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14915K

Mario Berrettoni, Michela Ciabocco, Marzia Fantauzzi, Marco Giorgetti, Antonella Rossi and Eugenio Caponetti,
Physicochemical Characterization of Hexacyanometallate-TiO2 Composite Materials,
RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 35435-35447; DOI: 10.1039/C5RA03458B;