Dyna Chiro - Research Group

Dr. Kevin Prince

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1978 - D. Phil. (Oxon.) in Metallurgy and Materials Science
1978-1981 - Post-doctoral fellow, Flinders University.
1981-1985 - Postdoctoral fellow, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max-Planck-Society, Berlin.
1985-1989- Research scientist, IGV, Kernforschungsanlage, (KFA) Jülich.
1989-present- Senior Principal Scientist, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste.

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Expertise: Synchrotron and free electron laser science; soft x-ray photoabsorption and photoemission spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, surfaces and solids; electronic structure.
Publications and Dissemination: Dr. Kevin Prince co-authors about 20 papers per year in peer-reviewed, international journals. He published 372 articles. H-index 47 (SCOPUS)

Dr. Robert Richter

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Expertise: VUV and inner shell spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, radicals and metastable species; coincidence spectroscopy; pump-probe experiments using laser and synchrotron radiation and instrumentation development.

Anna Bianco

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Anna Bianco received her degree in physics at the University of Trieste and joined Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste in 1992, specializing in optics and beamline design. She is senior researcher in the Mechanics and Vacuum Optics group.

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Expertise: soft and hard x-ray beamline design, ray tracing, optical simulation, ultra high vacuum design.

Bruno Diviacco

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Expertise: synchrotron radiation, insertion devices, magnetic measurements

Daniele Millo

Daniele Millo is responsible for Insertion Device activities, ODAC project, Elettra. This project supports the maintenance of ELETTRA beamlines (daily and on-call) and developments to improve the operations of the accelerator

Prof. Jacek Szade

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Expertise: surface science, thin film growth and characterization, photoelectron and Auger spectroscopy, secondary ion mass spectrometry, topological insulators, insulator-metal transitions, soft x-ray spectroscopy, electron diffraction. scanning probe microscopy (AFM/STM).
Publications and Dissemination: 146 publications. H-index 16

Dr. Lorenzo Avaldi

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1979 - Degree in Physics, University of Milan. Thesis: Application of Statistical Multistep Direct Emission theory to experimental data
1979-1982 - Post doc at Laboratorio Raggi X, University of Milan
1982-1983 - Post doc at EU Central Bureau for Nuclear Measurements (CBNM) Geel, Belgium
1984-1997- Researcher at Istituto di Metodologie Avanzate Inorganiche (IMAI)-CNR-Rome
1997-2002- Senior Scientist at Istituto di Metodologie Avanzate Inorganiche (IMAI)-CNR-Rome
2002- Research Director at Istituto di Metodologie e dei Plasmi (IMIP)-CNR, Rome
2002-2008- Coordinator of the area “Dynamics of atomic and molecular processes” of CNR-IMIP
2008-2014- Director of Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e dei Plasmi (IMIP)-CNR
2014-present- Director of Istituto di Struttura della Materia (ISM)-CNR

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Expertise: atomic and molecular spectroscopy, electron impact and photoionization spectroscopy.
Publications and Dissemination: 270 papers in referred journals. H-index 33 (SCOPUS)

Stefano Turchini

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Expertise: Photoelectron Circular Dichroism of chiral molecules in the VUV-Soft X-Ray wavelength range, mass spectrometry and photo fragmentation. Fast transient absorption spectroscopy in the UV-near IR range, single photon counting time resolved fluorescence spectroscopy. Laser High Harmonics Generation for VUV time resolved spectroscopies.

Marcello Coreno

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1991 - Degree in Chemistry at the University “La Sapienza”, Rome
1995 - Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, University “La Sapienza”, Rome.
1995-1998 - CNR fellowships, research at Elettra, Trieste
1998-2001- INFM Research Scientist, Lab. TASC, Trieste, Italy.
2010-2014- Team Manager at Elettra for CITIUS (Italian-Slovenian Cross Border Cooperation Program, 2007-2013)
2010-present- CNR Principal beamline scientist, Gas Phase beamline, Elettra, Research Associate at Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste

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Expertise: Atomic, Molecular and Cluster Physics.
Publications and Dissemination: Marcello Coreno's scientific record includes more than 250 works published in international journals (Phys. Rev. Lett., J. Chem. Phys., JACS, New J. Phys., etc.), proceedings and contributions presented to national and international conferences and workshops (e.g. EUCMOS, MOLEC, EIPAM, Users' Meetings of Synchrotron Radiation facilities such as Elettra, Soleil, Max-Lab) H-index 29 (Google Scholar)

Dr. Daniele Catone

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2000 - Winner of a study grant for “Foreign Thesis”.
2001 - Degree in Chemistry (Inorganic Physical Chemistry), at University of Rome "La Sapienza".
2001-2004 - PhD in Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of Rome "La Sapienza".
2005-2008- Post-Doctoral Position at ISM.
2005-present- Member of the Research Group and Beamline Scientist of the “Circular Polarization” (CiPo) Beamline at Elettra Synchrotron (Trieste, Italy).
2009-present- Permanent position as researcher at “Istituto di Struttura della Materia” (ISM) of CNR.
2015-present- Member of the coordination group for the scientific activity of EuroFEL Support Laboratory (EFSL – ISM – CNR – Rome).

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Expertise: Molecular Spectroscopy, Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Photoelectron Circular Dichroism, Laser Spectroscopy, Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy, Gas Phase.
Publications and Dissemination: 60 H-index 60 (Google Scholar)

Dr. Nicola Zema

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Research Experience:
Dr. Nicola Zema's scientific interest deals with:
– The study of the electronic excitation of ionic insulators and the following relaxation processes, such as luminescence, F-center creation and desorption, especially for what concerns alkali halides.
– In the field of semiconductors, his activity is focused on the investigation of the electronic structures and dielectric properties of II-VI semiconductors and their ternary compounds with transition metals, also known as Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors (DMS).
– Dichroism in chiral molecular structures (single molecules and surface templates) and magnetic materials.

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Expertise: electronic excitation of ionic insulators; luminescence; dichroism in chiral molecular structures and magnetic materials; synchrotron radiation science; electron energy loss and Auger electron spectroscopy; electron and photon stimulated desorption.
Publications and Dissemination: 108

Prof. Giovanni De Ninno

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Expertise: time resolved laser spectroscopy; synchrotron and Free Electron Laser science.
Publications and Dissemination:125. H-index 16