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co—Scientific Responsible of the BEAR Beamline

Associate professor in Experimental Physics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

Scientific field: surface electronic properties of semiconductors, metals and organic thin films. Atomic geometry and electronic structure of interfaces. Magnetic, optical and electronic properties of layered media. Use of synchrotron radiation for structural and spectroscopic studies: photoemission, optical absorption, NEXAFS, reflectivity. Laboratory techniques of sample preparation and growth, spectroscopic characterization including photoemission (XPS, UPS), electron energy loss (EELS), Auger, Metastable deexcitation spectroscopy.

Responsible of the Laboratory of materials and surface physics of the Dept. of Engineering E. Ferrari of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

Member of GdR and co-scientific responsible of the BEAR beamline at Elettra (Trieste).

Responsible of international projects and commercial contracts.

Visiting scientist at different international institutions.

Research fellow of University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Author of more than 120 research papers.