List of publications in the framework of the SYNCHRONICS project:


  1. Cegielski P., Giesecke A.L., Neutzner S., Porschatis C., Gandini M., Schall D., Perini C., Bolten J., Suckow S., Kataria S., Chmielak B., Wahlbrink T., Petrozza A.,  Lemme M.C., “Monolithically Integrated Perovskite Semiconductor Lasers on Silicon Photonic Chips by Scalable Top-Down Fabrication” Nano letters (in press, 2018). DOI: acs.nanolett.8b02811 
  2. Grande V.,  Soberats B., Herbst S., Stepanenko V., Würthner F. “Hydrogen-bonded perylene bisimide J-aggregate aqua material” Chemical Science (2018), 9, 6904-6911. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC02409J
  3. Paternò G.M., Moscardi L., Kriegel I., Scotognella F.Lanzani G. “Electro-optic and magneto-optic photonic devices based on multilayer photonic structures” Journal of Photonics for Energy (2018), 8, 3, 032201. DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.8.032201
  4. Paternò G.M., Barbero N., Galliano S., Barolo C., Lanzani G.Scotognella F., Borrelli R.  “Excited state photophysics of squaraine dyes for photovoltaic applications: an alternative deactivation scenario”Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2018). DOI: 10.1039/C7TC05078J
  5. Paternò G.M., Iseppon C., D’Altri A., Fasanotti C., Merati G., Randi M., Desii A., Pogna E.A.A., Viola D., Cerullo G., Scotognella F., Kriege I. “Solution processable and optically switchable 1D photonic structures” Scientific Reports (2017), 8 3517.  DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-21824-w
  6. Scafirimuto F., Urbonas D., Scherf U., Mahrt R.F., Stöferle T. “Room-Temperature Exciton-Polariton Condensation in a Tunable Zero-Dimensional Microcavity” ACS Photonics (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00557
  7. Robbiano V., Paternò G.M., G. F. Cotella G.F., Fiore T., M. Dianetti M.,  Scopelliti M. Brunetti F., Pignataro B. and Cacialli F.  “Polystyrene nanoparticles-templated hollow titania nanosphere monolayers as ordered scaffolds”  Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2018). DOI: 10.1039/C7TC04070A
  8. Manfredi G., Lova P., Di Stasio F., Rastogi P., Krahne R., Comoretto D.  “Lasing from dot-in-rod nanocrystals in planar polymer microcavities” RSC Advances (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8ra01282b
  9. Leventis A., Royakkers J., Rapidis A.G., Goodeal N., Corpinot M.K., Frost J.M., Bucar D.K., Blunt M.O., Cacialli F. and Bronstein H. “Highly Luminescent Encapsulated Narrow Bandgap Polymers Based on Diketopyrrolopyrrole” JACS (2018) DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b13447
  10. Thouin F., Neutzner S., Cortecchia D., Dragomir V.A., Soci C., Salim T., Lam Y.M., Leonelli R., Petrozza A., Kandada A.R.S. and Silva C. “Stable biexcitons in two-dimensional metal-halide perovskites with strong dynamic lattice disorder” Physcial Review Materials (2018) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.034001; Highligths
  11. Iglio R., Mariani S., Robbiano V., Strambini L. and Barillaro G. “Flexible Polydimethylsiloxane Foams Decorated with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Enable Unprecedented Detection of Ultralow Strain and Pressure Coupled with a Large Working Range” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b02322
  12. Robbiano V., Paterno’ G.M., La Mattina A.A., Motti S.G., Lanzani G., Scotognella F. and Barillaro G. “Room-Temperature Low-Threshold Lasing from Monolithically Integrated Nanostructured Porous Silicon Hybrid Microcavities” ACS Nano (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00875
  13. Cegielski P.J., Bolten J., Kim J.W., Schlachter F., Nowaka C., Wahlbrink T. Giesecke A.L and Lemme M.C. “Overlay accuracy limitations of soft stamp UV nanoimprint lithography and circumvention strategies for device applications” Microelectronic Engineering (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.06.004
  14. Minotto A., Murto P., Genene Z., Zampetti A., Carnicella G., Mammo W., Andersson M.R., Wang E., Cacialli F. “Efficient Near-Infrared Electroluminescence at 840 nm with “Metal-free” Small-molecule:Polymer Blends” Advanced Materials (2018) DOI:  10.1002/adma.201706584; Higlights
  15. Giusto P., Lova P., Manfredi G., Gazzo S., Srinivasan P., Radice S., Comoretto D. “Colorimetric Detection of Perfluorinated Compounds by All-Polymer Photonic  Transducers” ACS Omega (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00554


  1. Rickhaus M., Jentzsch A.V., Tejerina L., Griibner I., Jirasek M., Claridge T.D.W., Anderson H.L. “Single-Acetylene Linked Porphyrin Nanorings” Journal of the American Chemical Society (2017), 139, 46, 16502-16505. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10710
  2. Peterhans L., Alloa E., Sheima Y., Vannay L., Leclerc M., Corminboeuf C., Hayes S.C., Banerji N. “Salt-induced thermochromism of a conjugated polyelectrolyte” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2017), 19, 42, 28853-28866. DOI: 10.1039/c7cp02734f
  3. Lova P., Grande V., Manfredi G., Patrini M., Herbst S., Wurthner F., Comoretto D. “All-Polymer Photonic Microcavities Doped with Perylene Bisimide J-Aggregates” Advanced Optical Materials (2017), 5, 21, 1700523. DOI: 10.1002/adom.201700523
  4. Zhang L., Li S., Squillaci M.A., Zhong X., Yao Y., Orgiu E., Samorì P. “Supramolecular Self-Assembly in a Sub-micrometer Electrodic Cavity: Fabrication of Heat-reversible π-Gel Memristor” Journal of the American Chemical Society (2017),139, 41, 14406–14411. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04347
  5. Polito, G., Robbiano V., Cozzi C., Cacialli F., Barillaro G. “Template-Assisted Preparation of Micrometric Suspended Membrane Lattices of Photoluminescent and Non-Photoluminescent Polymers by Capillarity-Driven Solvent Evaporation: Application to Microtagging”. Scientific Reports (2017), 7, 8351. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08278-2
  6. Self-organization of amino-acid-derived NDI assemblies into a nanofibrillar superstructure with humidity sensitive n-type semiconducting properties”. Chemical Communications (2017) 53, 9713-9716. doi: 10.1039/C7CC04822J
  7. Paterno, G.M., Moretti, L., D’Andrea, C., Luzio, A., Barbero, N., Galliano, S., Barolo, C., Lanzani, G. and Scotognella, F. “Near-Infrared Emitting Single Squaraine Dye Aggregate with large Stokes shift”. Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2017) doi: 10.1039/C7TC01375B arXiv: 1706.10161
  8. Cegielski P.,  Neutzner S., Porschatis ., Lerch H., Bolten J., Suckow S., Kandada A., Chmielak B., Petrozza A., Wahlbrink T., Giesecke A.L. “Integrated perovskite lasers on a silicon nitride waveguide platform by cost-effective high throughput fabrication,” Optics Express 25 (2017) 13199-13206. doi: 10.1364/OE.25.013199
  9. Paternò G.M., Chen Q., Wang X.Y., Liu J., Motti S.G., Petrozza A., Feng X., Lanzani G., Müllen K., Narita A., Scotognella F. “Synthesis of Dibenzo [hi, st] ovalene and Its Amplified Spontaneous Emission in a Polystyrene Matrix” Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2017) doi: 10.1002/anie.201700730
  10. Yang, S., Ricciardulli, A.G., Liu, S., Dong, R., Lohe, M.R., Becker, A., Squillaci, M.A., Samorì, P., Müllen, K. and Feng, X. Ultrafast Delamination of Graphite into High‐Quality Graphene Using Alternating Currents. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. (2017) doi: 10.1002/anie.201702076
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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



  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. 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
  4. 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 
  5. Mayonado G, Mian SM, Robbiano V, Cacialli F, “Investigation Of The Bragg-Snell Law In Photonic Crystals” 2015 Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year of College (2015) 60-63. doi:10.1119/
  6. 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