17th JUNE
SESSION 5: New trends in surface science and coatings

Session chair: Antonio Politano (University of L’Aquila & CNR-IMM)

9.00 - 9.10

9.10 - 9.30

9.30 - 9.55

9.55 - 10.10


10.30 - 10.55

10.55 - 11.10



Andrea Locatelli (Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste)
Title: Unveiling nanoscale materials using photoemission spectomicroscopy

Talk 1
Gianluca D’Olimpio (University of L’Aquila)
Title: The beneficial impact of surface oxidation on electrochemical reactions with GaSe nanosheets

Silvia Nappini (CNR-IOM, Trieste)
Title: Soft X-Ray spectroscopies in environmental conditions: new frontiers for the in-situ and operando investigation of solid/liquid interfaces at BACH beamline at Elettra

Daniel Farias (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Title: Helium atom scattering, a suitable tool for studying electron-phonon coupling, bending rigidity and substrate coupling strength of 2D materials

Talk 2
Francesca Alessandro (University of Calabria)
Title: Broadband excitation spectrum of bulk crystals and thin layers of PtTe2

Coffe Break 11.00 - 11.30

11.30 - 11.50

11.50 - 12.10

12.10 - 12.35

12.35 - 12.55

Manuela Garnica (IMDEA Nanociencia, Madrid)
Title: Advanced microscopies and spectroscopies at IMDEA Nanoscience

Stefan Heun (CNR-Nano and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Title: Black Phosphorus n-type doping by Cu: a microscopic surface investigation

Alessandro Molle (CNR-IMM, Agrate Brianza)
Title: Two-dimensional Xenes and related materials by epitaxy

Marco Ormellese (Politecnico Milano)
Title: Innovative anodizing treatments to improve corrosion resistance of titanium

Lunch 13.00 - 14.00

14.00 - 14.20

14.20 - 14.35

14.35 - 14.50

14.50 - 15.05

15.05 - 15.20

Francesco Marra (University of Roma La Sapienza)
Title: Nanocomposite and nanostructured coatings for oil and gas industrial applications

Talk 3
Saqib Rashid (University of Roma Tre)
Title: Mechanical characterization and cellular studies of Ti-Cu and Ti-Cu-Ag thin films produced by PVD magnetron sputtering, showing biocompatibility and antibacterial properties

Talk 4
Mirko Magni (University of Milano)
Title: Cathodic Plasma Electrolysis: from Surface Pre-Treatment of Metals to Galvanizing

Talk 5
Luca Panariello
(INSTM, Firenze – University of Pisa)
Title: Multifunctional biobased coatings for bioplastic and cellulosic substrates

Talk 6
Maria Basso (University of Padova)
Title: Tuned wettability of sol-gel coatings for saturated vapor condensation

Coffe Break 15.20 - 15.45

15.45 - 16.00

16.00 - 16.20

16.20 - 16.35

16.35 - 16.50

16.50 - 17.05

17.05 - 17.20

17.20 - 17.35

17.35 - 17.50

17.50 - 18.10

Talk 7
Edoardo Rossi (University of Roma Tre)
Title: A novel nanoindentation protocol to characterize surface free energy of superhydrophobic nanopatterned materials

Luca Vattuone (University of Genova)
Title: Graphene growth and  Boudouard reaction under graphene on Ni(111): a NAP-XPS study

Talk 8
Jacopo Fiocchi (CNR ICMATE, Lecco)
Title: Femtosecond laser surface modification of biodegradable Fe-20Mn alloy

Talk 9
Gaetano Calogero (CNR-IMM, Catania)
Title: A multiscale atomistic method for nanosecond laser annealing simulations

Talk 10
Anna Liguori (University of Bologna)
Title: Fabrication of inorganic nanotubes from magnetron sputtered sacrificial nanofibers

Talk 11
Gloria Anemone (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Title: Experimental determination of surface thermal expansion of 2D Materials by means of helium atom scattering

Talk 12
Pinakapani Tummala (CNR-IMM, Agrate Brianza)
Title: Different strategies to obtain MoS2 nanosheets by implementing CVD on different substrates

Talk 13
Giovanni Carraro (CNR-IMEM, University of Genova)
Title: Chemical reactivity of pristine and defected graphene grown on nickel (111)

Federica Bondino (CNR-IOM, Trieste)
Title: Hexagonal boron nitride – graphene in-plane heterostructure: a new 2D platform for multifunctional applications