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Head of the SISSI Material Science branch


Date of Birth

Academic Appointments
2013-2025 National Scientific Qualification to Full Professor in Experimental Physics of Matter, 02/B1
2005-now Permanent Associate Professor , Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome;
1996-2005 Permanent Researcher , Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome;

1993-1996, Post-Doc fellowship in the EU research program "Human Capital and Mobility, LURE laboratory of the University of Paris-sud, France;
1990-1992, PhD in Physics, Sapienza University of Rome;
March 1989, Laurea in Physics 110 cum laude, Sapienza University of Rome;

Scientific Responsabilities
1) Responsible of the Sapienza Terahertz laboratory (Frequency and Time Domain Terahertz Spectroscopy) at the Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy;
2) Responsible of the “Material Science” branch line (CNR/Sapienza) of the SISSI infrared and terahertz beamline at the Elettra Synchrotron, Trieste, Italy;
3) Co-Responsible of the FEMTOTERA terahertz bemline at the SPARC_LAB LNF-INFN, Frascati, Italy;
4) Co-Responsible of the TERAFERMI terahertz beamline at FERMI@Elettra free electron laser, Trieste, Italy;

285 papers on SCOPUS including
1 Nature;
1 Nature Nanotechnology;
2 Nature Physics;
5 Nature Communications;
1 Advanced Functional Materials;
3 Nano Letters;
5 Nature Scientific Report;
19 Phys. Rev. Lett.;
4 Book Chapters;
2 Plenary
51 Invited
14 Contributed
Total number of citations Scopus: 4385
H-index Scopus: 38
Research Activities
Topological Materials;
Terahertz Radiation;
Strongly Correlated Materials;