Publications

  1. M. Budden, T. Gebert, M. Buzzi, G. Jotzu, E. Wang, T. Matsuyama, G. Meier, Y. Laplace, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, F. Schlawin, D. Jaksch, A. Cavalleri, “Evidence for metastable photo-induced superconductivity in K3C60“, Nat. Phys. (2021)
    DOI: 10.1038/s41567-020-01148-1
  2. L. Fornasini, S. Scaravonati, G. Magnani, A. Morenghi, M. Sidoli, D. Bersani, G. Bertoni, L. Aversa, R. Verucchi, M. Riccò, P. P. Lottici, D. Pontiroli, “In situ decoration of laser-scribed graphene with TiO2 nanoparticles for scalable high-performance micro-supercapacitors”, Carbon 176, 296-306 (2021)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2021.01.129
  3. A. N. Zaderko, L. M. Grishchenko, D. Pontiroli, S. Scaravonati, M. Riccò, V. E. Diyuk, V. A. Skryshevsky, V. V. Lisnyak, “Enhancing the performance of carbon electrodes in supercapacitors through medium-temperature fluoroalkylation”, Appl. Nanosci. (2021)
    DOI:10.1007/s13204-020-01651-0
  4. M. Aramini, G. Magnani, D. Pontiroli, C. Milanese, A. Girella, G. Bertoni, M. Gaboardi, S. Zacchini, A. Marini, M. Riccò, “Nickel addition to optimize the hydrogen storage performance of lithium intercalated fullerides”, Mater. Res. 126, 110848 (2020)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.materresbull.2020.110848
  5. M. Gaboardi, R. Tatti, G. Bertoni, G. Magnani, R. Della Pergola, L. Aversa, R. Verucchi, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, “Platinum carbonyl clusters decomposition on defective graphene surface”, Surface Science 691, 121499 (2020)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2019.121499
  6. I. Costantini, P. P. Lottici, D. Bersani, D. Pontiroli, A. Casoli, K. Castro, J. M. Madariaga, “Darkening of lead- and iron-based pigments on late Gothic Italian wall paintings: Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence, μ-Raman, and powder X-ray diffraction analyses for diagnosis: Presence of β-PbO2 (plattnerite) and α-PbO2 (scrutinyite)”, J. Raman Spectrosc. 51(4) ,1-13 (2020)
    DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5817
  7. C. Cavallari, S. Rols, H. E. Fischer, M. Brunelli, M. Gaboardi, G. Magnani, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, “Neutron scattering study of nickel decorated thermally exfoliated graphite oxide”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energ. 44(59), 30999-31007 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.09.226
  8. D. Pontiroli, S. Scaravonati, M. Sidoli, G. Magnani, L. Fornasini, C. Milanese, M. Riccò, “Fullerene mixtures as negative electrodes in innovative Na-ion batteries”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 731, 136607 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2019.136607
  9. D. D’Alessio, M. Tribaudino, F. Mezzadri, L. Mantovani, C. Milanese, M. Gaboardi, G. Magnani, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, “Degassing and phase transitions with temperature in melanophlogite”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 286, 9-17 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.05.030
  10. D. Pontiroli, S. Scaravonati, G. Magnani, L. Fornasini, D. Bersani, G. Bertoni, C. Milanese, A. Girella, F. Ridi, R. Verucchi, L. Mantovani, A. Malcevschi, M. Riccò,  “Super-activated biochar from poultry litter for high-performance supercapacitors”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 285, 161-169 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.05.002
  11. A. Cantaluppi, M. Buzzi, G. Jotzu, D. Nicoletti, M. Mitrano, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, A. Perucchi, P. Di Pietro, A. Cavalleri, “Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K3C60”, Nat. Phys. 14, 837–841 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0134-8
  12. S. Scaravonati, G. Magnani, M. Gaboardi, G. Allodi, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, “Electrochemical intercalation of fullerene and hydrofullerene with sodium”, Carbon 130, 11-18 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.107
  13. J. C. Pramudita, D. Pontiroli, G. Magnani, M. Gaboardi, C. Milanese, G. Bertoni, N. Sharma, M. Riccò, “Effect of Ni-nanoparticles decoration on graphene to enable high capacity sodium-ion battery negative electrodes”, Electrochimica Acta 250, 212-218 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.08.049
  14. Y. V. Fedoseeva, A. S. Orekhov, G. N. Chekhova, V. O. Koroteev, M. A. Kanygin, B. V. Senkovskiy, A. Chuvilin, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, L. G. Bulusheva, A. V. Okotrub, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Reactor for Redox Transformation of Mercury Dichloride”, ACS Nano, 11(9), 8643-8649 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b04361
  15. H. Alloul, P. Wzietek, T. Mito, D. Pontiroli, M. Aramini, M. Riccò, J. P. Itie, E. Elkaim, “Mott Transition in the A15 Phase of Cs3 C60: Absence of a Pseudogap and Charge Order”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118(23), 237601 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.237601
  16. M. Gaboardi, C. Milanese, G. Magnani, A. Girella, D. Pontiroli, P. Cofrancesco, A. Marini, M. Riccò, “Optimal hydrogen storage in sodium substituted lithium fullerides”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19(33), 21980-21986 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1039/c7cp04353h
  17. N. Sarzi Amadè, M. Gaboardi, G. Magnani, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli , C. Milanese, A. Girella, P. Carretta, S. Sanna, “H and Li dynamics in Li12C60 and Li12C60Hy”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 42(35), 22544-22550 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.02.182
  18. M. Gaboardi, N. Sarzi Amadè, M. Aramini, C. Milanese, G. Magnani, S. Sanna, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, “Extending the hydrogen storage limit in fullerene”, Carbon 120, 77-82 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.05.025
  19. N. Sarzi Amadè, D. Pontiroli, L. Maidich, M. Riccò, M. Gaboardi, G. Magnani, P. Carretta, S. Sanna, Molecular and ionic dynamics in NaxLi6-xC60, J. Phys. Chem. C 121(12), 6554-6560 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00887
  20. A. A. Komlev, T. L. Makarova,, E. Lahderanta, P. V. Semenikhin, A. I. Veinger, I. V. Kochman, G. Magnani, G. Bertoni, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, “Antiferromagnetic transition in graphene functionalized with nitroaniline”, J. Nanophoton. 11(3), 032512 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1117/1.JNP.11.032512
  21. E. Ferrari, A. Capucciati, I. Prada, F. A. Zucca, G. D’Arrigo, D. Pontiroli, M. G. Bridelli, M. Sturini, L. Bubacco, E. Monzani, C. Verderio, L. Zecca, L. Casella, Synthesis, Structure Characterization, and Evaluation in Microglia Cultures of Neuromelanin Analogues Suitable for Modeling Parkinson’s Disease, ACS Chem. Neurosci., 8 (3), 501-512 (2017)
    DOI:10.1021/acschemneuro.6b00231
  22. J. C. Pramudita, A. Rawal, M. Choucair, D. Pontiroli, G. Magnani, M. Gaboardi, M. Riccò, N. Sharma, Mechanism of sodium insertion/extraction on the surface of defective graphenes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9 (1), 431-438 (2017)
    DOI:10.1021/acsami.6b13104
  23. C. Cavallari, D. Pontiroli, M. Jiménez-Ruiz, M. Johnson, M. Aramini, M. Gaboardi, S. F. Parker, M. Riccò, S. Rols, Hydrogen motions in defective graphene: the role of surface defects, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 24820-24824 (2016)
    DOI:10.1039/c6cp04727k
  24. A. A. Komlev, T. L. Makarova, E. Lahderanta, P. V. Semenikhin, A. I. Veinger, T. V. Tisnek, G. Magnani, G. Bertoni, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, Magnetism of aniline modified graphene-based materials, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 415, 45-50 (2016)
    DOI:10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.11.053
  25. D. Quintavalle, B. G. Markus, A. Janossy, F. Simon, G. Klupp, M. A. Gyori, K. Kamaras, G. Magnani, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, Electronic and ionic conductivities in superionic Li4C60 , Phys. Rev. B 93, 205103 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.205103
  26. M. Aramini, J. Niskanen, C. Cavallari, D. Pontiroli, A. Musazay, M. Krisch, M. Hakala, S. Huotari, Probing the Thermal stability and the decomposition mechanism of a magnesium-fullerene polymer via X-ray Raman spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction and molecular dynamics simulations, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 5366-5371 (2016)
    DOI:10.1039/c5cp07783d
  27. M. Mitrano, A. Cantaluppi, D. Nicoletti, S. Kaiser, A. Perucchi, S. Lupi, P. Di Pietro, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, S. R. Clark, D. Jaksch, A. Cavalleri, Possible light-induced superconductivity in K3C60 at high temperature, Nature 530, 461-464 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/nature16522
  28. A. S. Cattaneo, V. Dall’Asta, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, G. Magnani, C. Milanese, C. Tealdi, E. Quartarone, P. Mustarelli, Tailoring ionic-electronic transport in PEO-Li4C60 : towards a new class of all solid-state mixed conductors, Carbon 100, 196-200 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.01.009
  29. L. Maidich, D. Pontiroli, M. Gaboardi, S. Lenti, G. Magnani, G. Riva, P. Carretta, C. Milanese, A. Marini, M. Riccò, S. Sanna, Investigation of Li and H dynamics in Li6C60 and Li6C60Hy, Carbon 96, 276-284 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.09.064
  30. L. Baldassarre, A. Perucchi, M. Mitrano, D. Nicoletti, C. Marini, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, M. Aramini, M. Riccò, G. Giovannetti, M. Capone, S. Lupi, The strength of electron electron correlation in Cs3C60, Sci. Rep. 5, 15240 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1038/srep15240
  31. D. Pontiroli, D. D’Alessio, M. Gaboardi, G. Magnani, C. Milanese, S. Duyker, V. K. Peterson, N. Sharma, M. Riccò, Ammonia storage in lithium intercalated fullerides, J. Mat. Chem. A 3, 21099-21105 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1039/C5TA05226B
  32. M. Gaboardi, S. Duyker, C. Milanese, G. Magnani, V. K. Peterson, D. Pontiroli, N. Sharma, M. Riccò, In situ neutron powder diffraction of Li6C60 for hydrogen storage, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 19715-19721 (2015)
    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06711
  33. S.Rols, D.Pontiroli, C.Cavallari, M.Gaboardi, M.Aramini, D.Richard, M.R.Johnson, J.M.Zanotti, E.Suard, M.Maccarini, M.Riccò, Structure and dynamics of the fullerene polymer Li4C60 studied with neutron scattering, Phys.Rew.B 92, 014305 (2015)
    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.92.014305
  34. M.Gaboardi, C.Cavallari, G.Magnani, D.Pontiroli, S.Rols, M.Riccò, Hydrogen storage mechanism and lithium dynamics in Li12C60 investigated by µSR, Carbon 90, 130-137(2015)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.03.072
  35. C. Graiff, D. Pontiroli, L. Bergamonti, C. Cavallari, P. P. Lottici, G. Predieri, Structural investigation of N,N’-methylenebisacrylamide via X-ray diffraction assisted by Crystal structure prediction, J. Appl. Cryst. 48, 550-557 (2015)
    DOI:10.1107/S1600576715004161
  36. J. C. Pramudita, D. Pontiroli, G. Magnani, M. Gaboardi, M. Riccò, C. Milanese, H. E. A. Brand, N. Sharma, Graphene and Selected Derivatives as Negative Electrodes in Sodium- and Lithium-Ion Batteries, ChemElectroChem.  2 (4), 600-610 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1002/celc.201402352
  37. P. Mauron, M. Gaboardi, D. Pontiroli, A. Remhof, M. Riccò, A. Züttel, Hydrogen Desorption Kinetics in Metal Intercalated Fullerides, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119 (4) 1714–1719 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp511102y 
  38. C. Cavallari, D. Pontiroli, M. Jiménez-Ruiz, A. Ivanov, M. Mazzani, M. Gaboardi, M. Aramini, M. Brunelli, M. Riccò, S. Rols, Hydrogen on graphene investigated by inelastic neutron scattering, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 554, 012009 (2014)
    DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/554/1/012009
  39. I. Ciabatti, C. Femoni, M. Gaboardi, M. C.  Iapalucci, G.  Longoni, D.  Pontiroli, M. Riccò, S. Zacchini, Structural rearrangements induced by acid-base reactions in metal carbonyl clusters: the case of [H3-nCo15Pd9C3(CO)38](n-) (n = 0-3), Dalton Transactions 43(11), 4388–99 (2014)
    DOI:10.1039/C3DT52527A
  40. L. G. Bulusheva, V. A. Tur, E. O. Fedorovskaya, I. P. Asanov, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, A. V. Okotrub, Structure and supercapacitor performance of graphene materials obtained from brominated and fluorinated graphites, Carbon 78 137-146 (2014)
    DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2014.06.061
  41. F. Giglio, D. Pontiroli, M. Gaboardi, M. Aramini, C. Cavallari, M. Brunelli, P. Galinetto, C. Milanese, M. Riccò, Li12C60: a lithium clusters intercalated fulleride, Chem. Phys. Lett. 609 155-160 (2014)
    DOI:10.1016/j.cplett.2014.06.036
  42. D. Pontiroli, M. Aramini, M. Gaboardi, G. Vlahopoulou, M. Mazzani, M. Riccò, S. Sanna, P. Carretta, C. Cavallari, S. Rols, Tracking the Hydrogen Motion in Defective Graphene, J. Phys Chem. C 118 7110-7116 (2014)
    DOI:10.1021/jp408339m
  43. P. Wzietek, T. Mito, H. Alloul, D. Pontiroli, M. Aramini, and M. Riccò, NMR Study of the Superconducting Gap Variation near the Mott Transition in Cs3C60, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 066401 (2014)
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.066401
  44. M. Aramini, C. Milanese, D. Pontiroli, M. Gaboardi, A. Girella, G.Bertoni, M. Riccò, Addition of transition metals to alkali-metal intercalated fullerides enhances hydrogen storage properties, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 39 2124-2131 (2014)
    DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.11.087
  45. M. Gaboardi, A. Bliersbach, G. Bertoni, M. Aramini, G. Vlahopoulou, D. Pontiroli, P. Mauron, G. Magnani, G. Salviati, A. Züttel and M. Riccò, Decoration of graphene with nickel nanoparticles: study of the interaction with hydrogen, J. Mat. Chem. A 2 1039-1046 (2014)
    doi: 10.1039/C3TA14127F
  46. M. Aramini, M. Gaboardi, G. Vlahopoulou, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccó, C. Milanese and C. Cavallari, Muon spin relaxation reveals the hydrogen storage mechanism in light alkali metal fullerides, Carbon 67, 92-97 (2014)
    DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2013.09.063
  47. P. Mauron, M. Gaboardi, A. Remhof, A. Bliersbach,  D. Sheptyakov, M. Aramini, G. Vlahopoulou, F. Giglio, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, A. Züttel, Hydrogen sorption in Li12C60, J. Phys. Chem C 117 22598-22602 (2013)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp408652t
  48. M. Riccò, M. Aramini, M. Mazzani, D. Pontiroli, M. Gaboardi and O. V. Yazyev, Muons probe magnetism and hydrogen interaction in graphene, Phys. Scr. 88, 068508 (2013)
    DOI:10.1088/0031-8949/88/06/068508
  49. H. Alloul, Y. Ihara, T. Mito, P. Wzietek, M. Aramini, D. Pontiroli and M. Ricco, NMR investigation of the pressure induced Mott transition to superconductivity in Cs3C60 isomeric compounds, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 449 (1), 012030 (2013)
    DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/449/1/012030
  50. D. Pontiroli, M. Aramini, M. Gaboardi, M. Mazzani, A. Gorreri, M. Riccò, I. Margiolaki and D. Sheptyakov, Ion conductivity in the Mg intercalated fullerene polymer Mg2C60, Carbon 51, 143 (2013)
    DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2012.08.022
  51. P. Mauron, A. Remhof, A. Bliersbach, A. Borgschulte, A. Zuttel, D. Sheptyakov, M. Gaboardi, M. Choucair, D. Pontiroli, M. Aramini, A. Gorreri and M. Riccò, Reversible hydrogen absorption in sodium intercalated fullerenes, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 37 (19), 14307 (2012)
    DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.07.045
  52. M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani M. Choucair, J. A. Stride and O. V. Yazyev, Muons probe strong hydrogen interactions with defective graphene,Nano Letters 11, 4919 (2011)
    DOI:10.1021/nl202866q 
  53. J. Kausteklis, P. Cevc, D. Arcon, L. Nasi, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, M. Riccò, Electron paramagnetic resonance study of nanostructured graphite, Phys. Rev. B 84 125406 (2011)
    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.84.125406
  54. Y. Ihara, H. Alloul, P. Wzietek, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani and M. Riccò, Spin dynamics at the Mott transition and metallic state of Cs3C60 superconducting phases, Europhysics Letters 94, (3) 37007 (2011)
    DOI:10.1209/0295-5075/94/37007
  55. Y. Ihara, H. Alloul, P. Wzietek, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, and M. Riccò, NMR study of the Mott transitions to superconductivity in the two Cs3C60 phases, Physical Review Letter 104, 256402 (2010)
    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.256402
  56. C. Femoni, M. C. Iapalucci, G. Longoni, J. Wolowska, S. Zacchini, P. Zanello, S. Fedi, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, Magnetic behavior of odd- and even-electron metal carbonyl clusters: The case study of [Co8Pt4C2(CO)24]n (n = 1, 2) carbide cluster, Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(9), 2919 (2010) DOI:10.1021/ja907608c
  57. M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, F. Gianferrari, M. Pagliari, A. Goffredi, M. Brunelli, G. Zandomeneghi, B. H. Meier, T. Shiroka, Fullerenium salts: a new class of C60 based compounds, Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(6), 2064 (2010) DOI:10.1021/ja909614x
  58. M. Riccò,M. Belli, M. Mazzani, D. Pontiroli, D. Quintavalle, A. Janossy, G. Csanyi, Superionic conductivity in the Li4C60 fulleride polymer, Physical Review Letters 102, 145901 (2009)
    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.145901
  59. T. Makarova, M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, M. Belli, A. Goffredi, Ageing effects in Nanographite monitored by Raman spectroscopy, Physica Status Solidi (b) 245, 2082-5 (2008)
    DOI:10.1002/pssb.200879594
  60. D. Arcon, A. Zorko, M. Mazzani, M. Belli, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, S. Margadonna, The structural and electronic evolution of Li4C60 through the polymer-monomer transformation, New Journal of Physics 10, 033021 (2008)
    DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/10/3/033021
  61. M. Riccò, F. Gianferrari, D. Pontiroli, M. Belli, C. Bucci, T. Shiroka, Unconventional isotope effects in superconducting fullerides,  Europhysics Letters 81, 57002 (2008)
    DOI:10.1209/0295-5075/81/57002
  62. D. Pontiroli, M. Pagliari, M. Belli, M. Riccò, S. Buga, Instability of the doped high pressure rhombohedral C60 polymer structure, Chemical Physics Letters 446, 56-58 (2007)
    DOI:10.1016/j.cplett.2007.08.012
  63. M. Riccò, M. Belli, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, T. Shiroka, D. Arcon, A. Zorko, S. Margadonna, G. Ruani, Recovering metallicity in A4C60: The case of monomeric Li4C60, Physical Review B 75, 081401(R) (2007) DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.75.081401
  64. D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, T. Shiroka, M. Belli, G. Ruani, S. Margadonna, New polymeric phase in low-doped lithium intercalated fullerides, Fullerene, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures 14, 391 (2006)
    DOI:10.1080/10407780600665967
  65. M. Riccò, M. Belli, T. Shiroka, D. Pontiroli, M. Pagliari, F. Gianferrari, A. Gorreri, µSR and SQUID investigation of ammoniated lithium fullerides, Physica B 374-375, 255 (2006)
    DOI:10.1016/j.physb.2005.11.068
  66. P. Cevc, D. Arcon, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, Unusual two-dimensional polymer network in Li4C60 – an ESR study, AIP Conference Proceedings 786, 25-28 (2005)
    http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/proceeding/aipcp/10.1063/1.2103813
  67. M. Riccò, T. Shiroka, M. Belli, D. Pontiroli, M. Pagliari, G. Ruani, D. Palles, S. Margadonna and M. Tomaselli, Unusual Polymerization in the Li4C60 Fulleride, Physical Review B 72, 155437 (2005)
    DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.72.155437
  68. S. Margadonna, D. Pontiroli, M. Belli, T. Shiroka, M. Riccò and M. Brunelli, Li4C60: A Polymeric Fulleride with a Two-Dimensional Architecture and Mixed Interfullerene Bonding Motifs, Journal of the American Chemical Society 126 (46), 15032–15033 (2004)
    DOI:10.1021/ja044838o