Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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 
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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 
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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