- 2013 – 2016 PhD in Chemistry, curriculum Chemical Science - SSD CHIM03
LAboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LaMM), Chemistry Department (Ugo Schiff), Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy.
Thesis title: Preparation and characterization of thin film of Single Molecule Magnets (SMMs) on conductive substrates
Supervisors: Prof. R. Sessoli and Dr. M. Mannini
- 2012 – 2013 Master degree – Mention Chimie, Specialité Nanoscience
Université Paris XI, Orsay, France.
Ranking 1st out of 6 students.
December 2016 – present
Laboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LA.M.M.), Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, Italy.
SSD CHIM03 - Molecular nanostructures with long spin coherence times.
PARTICIPATION AT CONFERENCES AND SCHOOLS
European Conference of Surface Science - 29 Aug – 2 Sept 2016 - Grenoble, France, "Nanostructuration of Dy-based Single Molecule Magnet" – Oral contribution:
Molecules@Surfaces - 31 Jan - 5 Feb 2016 - Bardonecchia, Italy "Nanostructuration of sublimable Magnetic Molecules containing β-diketonate ligands" – Poster contribution
European School on Magnetism 2015 - 24 Aug. – 4 Sep. 2015 - Cluj-Napoca, Romania - "Magnetic bistability of a sublimable Fe4 Single Molecule Magnet" – Poster contribution
14th DESY research course - March 2015 - Hamburg, Germany - "A complete surface study of an evaporable lanthanide-based Single Molecule Magnet" – Poster contribution
Functional Metalorganics and hybrids - November 2014 - Bad Honnef, Germany - "A complete surface study of an evaporable lanthanide-based Single Molecule Magnet" – Poster contribution
OTHER INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES
8 Aug 2016 – 30 Sep 2016
Visiting student at Dynamics of nanoelectronic system at the Max Planck Department for Structural Dynamics. Supervisor: Dr. S. Loth
2 Feb – 21 Jul 2011
Erasmus Student Mobility. Université Paris XI, Orsay, France
- Scientific activities at synchrotron facilities:
1 – 14 Feb 2017
ESRF Synchrotron, beamline ID32, proposal “Ultra-low temperature investigation of magnetization dynamics in hybrid SMM@graphene systems” Cod. 20141209 Role: Co-Proposer
17 - 31 Oct 2016
SLS Synchrotron, beamline SIM-X11MA, proposal “Ultra-low temperature investigation of magnetization dynamics in hybrid SMM@graphene systems” Cod. 20141209 Role: Co-Proposer
30 Sep – 3 Oct 2016
µSR - Muon Spin Rotation PSI, Villigen (Switzerland), proposal “Investigation of the Isotope Effect in Self-Assembled Monolayers of Dy(III) Single Molecule Magnet on Surfaces” Cod. 20161080 Role: co-proposer
30 Sep – 3 Oct 2016 µSR
µSR -Muon Spin Rotation PSI, Villigen (Switzerland), proposal “Spin dynamics in thin films of potential molecular spin qubits based on vanadyl phthalocyanine” Cod. 20161077 Role: co-proposer
29 Mar -10 Apr 2016
SLS Synchrotron, beamline SIM-X11MA, proposal “Investigating molecule-substrate coupling of polynuclear Single Molecule Magnets with ferromagnetic substrates“ Cod. 20151433 Role: co-proposer
23- 29 Nov 2015
Soleil Synchrotron, beamline DEIMOS, proposal “Hierarchical assembly of TbPc2 molecules on surfaces” Cod. 20150429 Role: Participant
24 June – 4 July 2015
SLS Synchrotron, beamline SIM-X11MA, proposal "Dipolar interactions and quantum relaxation in a regular bidimensional array of SMMs” Cod. 20141209 Role: Co-Proposer
9 – 16 Mar 2015
Soleil Synchrotron, beamline DEIMOS, proposal: "Room temperature optical control of spin states conversion in thin films and submonolayers of a photoisomerizable molecular complex" Cod. 20140188 Role: Participant
27 Oct – 4 Nov 2014
SLS Synchrotron, beamline SIM-X11MA, proposal "Exploring the interference of a magnetic substrate in the magnetization quantum tunneling of a monolayer of a Dy-based dimer featuring single-molecule magnet (SMM) behaviour” Cod. 20140039 Role: Participant
- 2014/2015 and 2015/2016
Laboratory assistant for the class “Nanomaterial for Advanced Applications” (Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Firenze)
- 2014/2015 and 2015/2016
Tutor of two undergraduate students during stage
SFV “Michel Cantarel” student grant for the best scientific work, awarded by ECOSS32, 2016.
Fixed grant of for a Short Term Scientific Mission in the group of Dr. S. Loth., awarded by COST Action CA15128, 8 Aug – 30 Sep 2016.
Italian (mother tongue)
English (B2)French (B2)