List of publications in the framework of the SYNCHRONICS project:


  1. Gobbi M., Bonacchi S. Lian J.X., Liu Y., Wang X.Y., Stoeckel M.A., Squillaci M.A., D’Avino G., Narita A., Müllen K., Feng X., Olivier Y., Beljonne D., Samorì P., Orgiu E. “Periodic potentials in hybrid van der Waals heterostru ctures formed by supramole cular lattices on graphene” Nature Communications (2017) 14767. doi: 10.1038/n comms147 67
  2. Nucara L., Piazza V., Greco F., Robbiano V., Cappello V., Gemmi M., Cacialli F., Mattoli V. “Ionic Strength Responsive Sulfonated Polystyrene Opals” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2017). doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b14455
  3. Paternò G.M., Robbiano , Fraser K.J., Frost C., Garcia Sakai V., Cacialli F. “Neutron Radiation Tolerance of Two Thiophene-Based Conjugated Polymers: the Importance of Cristallinity for Organic Avionics” Scientific Reports (2017) 7, 41013. doi: 10.1038/srep41013


  1. De Bastiani, M., Dell’Erba, G., Gandini, M., D’Innocenzo, V., Neutzner, S., Kandada, A.R.S., Grancini, G., Binda, M., Prato, M., Ball, J.M. and Caironi, M., Petrozza A. “Ion migration and the role of preconditioning cycles in the stabilization of the J–V characteristics of inverted hybrid perovskite solar cells.” Advanced Energy Materials 62 (2016)1501453. doi:10.1002/aenm.201501453
  2. Lova P., Bastianini C., Giusto P., Patrini M., Rizzo P., Guerra G., Iodice M., Soci C. and Comoretto D. Label-free vapor selectivity in poly (p-phenylene oxide) photonic crystal sensors ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016) 31941–31950. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b10809
  3. Kandada A.R.S., Neutzner S., D’Innocenzo V., Tassone F., Gandini M., Akkerman Q.A., Prato M., Manna L., Petrozza A., Lanzani G. Nonlinear Carrier Interactions in Lead Halide Perovskites and the Role of Defects. Journal of the American Chemical Society 138 (2016) 13604-11. doi:10.1021/jacs.6b06463
  4. Urbonas D., Stöferle T., Scafirimuto F., Scherf U., Mahrt R.F. Zero-Dimensional Organic Exciton–Polaritons in Tunable Coupled Gaussian Defect Microcavities at Room Temperature.  ACS Photonics 3 (2016) 1542–1545. doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00334
  5. Cortecchia D., Neutzner S.,  Kandada A.R.S., Mosconi E., Meggiolaro D., De Angelis F., Soci C., Petrozza A.. Broadband Emission in Two-dimensional Hybrid Perovskites: the Role of Structural Deformation. Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 (2016) 39–42. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b10390
  6. Neutzner S., Kanada A.R.S., Lanzani G., Petrozza A. “Dual-phase architecture for efficient amplified spontaneous emission in lead iodide perovskites”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4 (2016) 4630-4633. doi: 10.1039/C6TC01360K
  7. Paternò G.M., Stewart J.R., Wildes A., Cacialli F. and Sakai V.G. “Neutron polarisation analysis of Polymer: Fullerene blends for organic photovoltaics” Polymer 105 (2016) 407–413. doi: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.07.079
  8. Paternò G.M., Skoda M.W.A., Dalgliesh R., Cacialli F. and Sakai V.G. “Tuning Fullerene Intercalation in a Poly (thiophene) derivative by Controlling the Polymer Degree of Self-Organisation” Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 34609 doi: 10.1038/srep34609
  9. Squillaci M.A., Liu F., Zhang F., Aliprandi A., Feng X., Samorì P. ” Direct patterning of organic functional polymers through conventional photolithography and non-invasive cross-link agents”, Advanced Materials 28 (2016) 5249–5254. doi: 10.1002/adma.201600329
  10. Lazzerini G.M., Paternò G.M., Tregnago G., Treat N.D., Stingelin N., Yacoot A., Cacialli F. “High-resolution atomic force microscopy of high-quality, solvent-free crystals of [6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester (PCBM)”Applied Physics Letters 108 (2016) 053303. doi: 10.1063/1.4941227
  11. Ciesielski A., Haar S., Aliprandi A., El Garah M., Tregnago G., Cotella G., El Gemayel M., Richard F., Sun H., Cacialli F., Bonaccorso F., and Samorì P. “Modifying the size of ultrasound-induced liquid-phase exfoliated graphene: from nanosheets to nanodots” ACS Nano (2016) doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03823
  12. Tregnago G., Serri M., Brovelli S., McDonnell S.O., Korniychuk P., Wang L., Wykes M., Beljonne D., Tracz A., Anderson H.L. and Cacialli F. “Increased luminescence efficiency by synergistic exploitation of lipo/hydrophilic co-solvency and supramolecular design” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4 (2016) 10893-10902. doi: 10.1039/C6TC03098J
  13. Gazzo S., Manfredi G., Pötzsch R., Wei Q., Alloisio M., Voit B., Comoretto D. “High refractive index hyperbranched polyvinylsulfides for planar one-dimensional all-polymer photonic crystals” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 54 (2016) 73-80. doi: 10.1002/polb.23932


  1. Haar S., El Gemayel M., Shin Y., Melinte G., Squillaci M.A., Ersen O., Casiraghi C., Ciesielski A., Samorì P., “Enhancing the Liquid-Phase Exfoliation of Graphene in Organic Solvents upon Addition of n-Octylbenzene” Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 16684. doi: 10.1038/srep16684
  2. Correa Baena J.P., Steier L., Tress W., Saliba M., Neutzner S., Matsui T., Giordano F., Jacobsson J., Kandada A.R.S., Zakeeruddin S.M., Petrozza A., Abate A., Nazeeruddin M.K., Grätzel M., and Hagfeldt A. “Highly Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells through Band Alignment Engineering” Energy & Enviromental Science 8 (2015) 2928-2934 doi: 10.1039/C5EE02608C
  3. Freeman D.M.E., Tregnago G., Araguas Rodriguez S., Fallon K.J., Cacialli F., and Bronstein H. “Deep-red electrophosphorescence from a platinum(II)–porphyrin complex copolymerised with polyfluorene for efficient energy transfer and triplet harvesting”, Journal of Organic Semiconductors 3 (2015) 1-7. doi: 10.1080/21606099.2015.1047473
  4. Tao C, Neutzner S., Colella L., Marras S., Kandada A.R.S., De Bastiani M., Pace G., Manna L., Caironi M., Bertarelli C., and Petrozza A. “17.6 % Steady State Efficiency in Low Temperature Processed Planar Perovskite Solar Cells”, Energy & Environmental Science (2015) 2365-2370. doi: 10.1039/C5EE01720C
  5. Tregnago G., Wykes M., Paternó G. M., Beljonne D., and Cacialli F. “Low-temperature photoluminescence spectroscopy of solvent-Free PCBM single-crystals”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 11846-11851. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b0234
  6. Surdo S., and Barillaro G. “On the performance of label-free biosensors based on vertical one-dimensional photonic crystal resonant cavities.” Optics Express 23 (2015) 9192-9201. doi: 10.1364/OE.23.009192
  7. Tregnago G., Steckler T. T., Fenwick O., Andersson M. R., and Cacialli F. “Thia-and selena-diazole containing polymers for near-infrared light-emitting diodes.” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3 (2015) 2792-2797. doi: 10.1039/C5TC00118H
  8. Dinesh B., Squillaci M. A., Menard-Moyon C., Samori P., and Bianco A. “Self-assembly of diphenylalanine backbone homologues and their combination with functionalized carbon nanotubes”, Nanoscale 7 (2015) 15873-15879. doi: 10.1039/c5nr04665c 
  9. Farcas A., Tregnago G., Resmerita A.M., Aubert P.H. and Cacialli F. “Synthesis and photophysical characteristics of polyfluorene polyrotaxanes”, Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 11 (2015) 2677-2688. doi:10.3762/bjoc.11.288
  10. Comoretto, D., Organic and Hybrid Photonic Crystals. Springer (2015). ISBN 978-3-319-16580-6
  11. De Bastiani .M, Dell’Erba G., Gandini M., D’Innocenzo V., Neutzner S., Kandada A.R.S., Grancini G., Binda M., Prato M., Ball J.M., Caironi M., Petrozza A. Ion Migration and the role of preconditioning cycles in the stabilization of the J–V characteristics of inverted hybrid perovskite solar cells. Advanced Energy Materials 6 (2016) 1501453. doi: 10.1002/aenm.201501453