Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore



  • Torrisi G., Cavaliere E., Banfi F., Benetti G., raciti R., GAvioli L., Terrasi A.
    Ag cluster beam deposition for TCO/Ag/TCO multilayer.
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 119, 114-121, 2019; doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.04.025
  • Benetti G., Cavaliere E., Brescia R., Salassi S., Ferrando F., Vantomme A., Pallecchi L., Boncompagni S., Fortuni B., Van Bael M.J., Banfi F.Gavioli L.
    Tailored Ag-Cu-Mg multielemental nanoparticles for wide-spectrum antibacterial coating.
    Nanoscale, 11, 4, 2019, 1626-1635; doi: 10.1039/c8nr08375d.


  • Benetti G., Gandolfi M., Van Bael M.J., Gavioli L., Giannetti C., Caddeo C., Banfi F.
    Photoacoustic sensing of trapped fluids in nanoporous thin films: device engineering and sensing scheme.
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 33, 27947 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b07925


  • Benetti, G., Caddeo, C., Melis, C., Ferrini, G., Giannetti, C., Winckelmans, N., Bals, S., Van Bael, M. J., Cavaliere E, Gavioli, L., Banfi, F.
    Bottom-Up Mechanical Nanometrology of Granular Ag Nanoparticles Thin Films.
    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY. C, 121, 22434-22441, ISSN: 1932-7447, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b05795
  • Benetti. G., Cavaliere E, Canteri, A., Landini, G., Rossolini, G. M., Pallecchi, L., Chiodi, M., Van Bael, M. J., Winckelmans, N., Bals, S., Gavioli, L.
    Direct synthesis of antimicrobial coatings based on tailored bi-elemental nanoparticles.
    APL MATERIALS, 5, ISSN: 2166-532X, doi: 10.1063/1.4978772.
  • Cavaliere E, Benetti, G, Celardo, GL, Archetti, D, Pingue, P, Ferrini, G, Gavioli, L.
    Aggregation and fractal formation of Au and TiO2 nanostructures obtained by fs-pulsed laser deposition: experiment and simulation.
    JOURNAL OF NANOPARTICLE RESEARCH, 19, 311, ISSN: 1388-0764, doi: 10.1007/s11051-017-4009-1.
  • Cavaliere E, G. Benetti, M. Van Bael, N. Winckelmans, S. Bals, L. Gavioli.
    Exploring the Optical and Morphological Properties of Ag and Ag/TiO2 Nanocomposites Grown by Supersonic Cluster Beam Deposition.
    NANOMATERIALS, 7, 442, ISSN: 2079-4991, doi: doi:10.3390/nano7120442.
  • Celardo, GL, Archetti, D, Ferrini, G, Gavioli, L, Pingue, P, Cavaliere E.
    Evidence of diffusive fractal aggregation of TiO2 nanoparticles by femtosecond laser ablation at ambient conditions.
    MATERIALS RESEARCH EXPRESS, 4, 015013, ISSN: 2053-1591, doi: 10.1088/2053-1591/aa50e9.


  • Tatti R, Aversa L, Verucchi R, Cavaliere E, Garberoglio G., Pugno N.M., Speranza G., Taioli S.
    Synthesis of  single layer graphene on Cu(111) by C60 supersonic molecular beam epitaxy.
    RSC ADVANCES, 6, 37982-37993, ISSN: 2046-2069, doi: 10.1039/c6ra02274j.

  • Peli S., Cavaliere E, Benetti G., Gandolfi M., Chiodi M., Cancellieri C., Giannetti C., Ferrini G., Gavioli L., Banfi F. (2016).
    Mechanical Properties of Ag Nanoparticle Thin Films Synthesized by Supersonic Cluster Beam Deposition.
    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY. C,120, 4673-4681, ISSN: 1932-7447, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00160.


  • E. Cavaliere, S. De Cesari, G. Landini, E. Riccobono, L. Pallecchi, G. M. Rossolini, and Luca Gavioli
    Highly bactericidal Ag nanoparticle films obtained by cluster beam deposition
    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (2015) DOI 10.1016/j.nano.2015.02.023
  • C. Marega, J. Maculan, G.A. Rizzi, R. Saini, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, M. Cattelan, G. Giallongo, A. Marigo, G. Granozzi
    Polyvinyl alcohol electrospun nanofibers containing Ag nanoparticles used as sensors for the detection of biogenic amines
    Nanotechnology 26, 075501 (2015), DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/26/7/075501
  • M. Cattelan, E. Cavaliere, L. Artiglia, Luca Gavioli, S. Agnoli, G. Granozzi
    The dynamics of Fe intercalation on pure and nitrogen doped graphene grown on Pt(111) probed by CO adsorption
    Surface Science 634, 49 - 56 (2015), DOI:10.1016/j.susc.2014.11.017
  • L. Massimi, O. Ourdjini, L. Lafferentz, M. Koch, L. Grill, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, C. Cardoso, D. Prezzi, E. Molinari, A. Ferretti, C. Mariani, M. G. Betti
    Surface-assisted reactions towards formation of graphene nanoribbons on the Au(110) surface
    J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 2427 - 2437 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/jp509415r
  • M. Cattelan, G. W. Peng, E. Cavaliere, L. Artiglia, A. Barinov, L. T. Roling, M. Favaro, I. Pis, S. Nappini, E. Magnano, F. Bondino, Luca Gavioli, S. Agnoli, M. Mavrikakis, G. Granozzi
    The nature of the Fe-graphene interface at the nanometer level
    Nanoscale 7, 2450 - 2460 (2015), DOI: 10.1039/C4NR04956J


  • C. Parks Cheney, P. Vilmercati, E.W. Martin, M. Chiodi, Luca Gavioli, M. Regmi, G. Eres, T.A. Callcott, H.H. Weitering
    Origins of electronic band gap reduction in Cr/N codoped TiO2
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 036404-036408 (2014)
  • E. Cavaliere, G. Barcaro, G. Granozzi, A. Fortunelli, and Luca Gavioli
    Experimental and theoretical scanning tunneling spectroscopy analysis of an ultrathin titania film and adsorbed Au nanoparticles
    J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 14640–14646 DOI: 10.1021/jp502962z (2014)
  • Bindikt D. Fraters, E. Cavaliere, G. Mul, Luca Gavioli
    Synthesis of photocatalytic TiO2 nano-coatings by Supersonic Cluster Beam Deposition
    J. of Alloys and Compounds 615, 467-471  DOI:10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.12.037 (2014)


  • E. Cavaliere, L. Artiglia, G.A. Rizzi, Luca Gavioli, Gaetano Granozzi
    Structure and thermal stability of fully oxidized TiO2/Pt(111) polymorphs
    Surf. Sci. 608, 173-179, (2013)
  • E. Cavaliere, G. Ferrini, P. Pingue, Luca Gavioli
    Fractal TiO2 Nanostructures by Non-thermal Laser Ablation at Ambient Pressure
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 23305-23312 (2013) DOI: 10.1021/jp406603q


  • G. Barcaro, E. Cavaliere, L. Artiglia, L. Sementa, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi, A. Fortunelli
    Building Principles and Structural Motifs in TiOx Ultrathin Films on a (111) Substrate
    J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 13302-13306 (2012)
  • L. Artiglia, A. Zana, G. A. Rizzi, S. Agnoli, F. Bondino, E. Magnano, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi
    Water Adsorption on different TiO2 Polymorphs Grown as ultrathin films on Pt(111)
    J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 12532-12540 (2012)
  • M. Chiodi, C. Parks Cheney, P. Vilmercati, E. Cavaliere, N. Mannella, H. H. Weitering, Luca Gavioli
    Enhanced dopant solubility and visible-light absorption in Cr-N co-doped TiO2 nanoclusters
    J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 311-318 (2012)


  • L. Artiglia, E. Cavaliere, A. Vascon, F. Bondino, G.A. Rizzi, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi
    Reactivity of Fe nanoparticles on TiOx/Pt(111): a complete surface science investigation
    J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 15812 (2011)
  • L. Artiglia, G. Barcaro, F. Bondino, E. Cavaliere, A. Fortunelli, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi, G. A. Rizzi
    Tracking thermally-activated transformations in a nanostructured metal/oxide/metal system
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys 13, 17171-17176 (2011)
  • Luca Gavioli, E. Cavaliere, S. Agnoli, G. Barcaro, A. Fortunelli, G. Granozzi
    Template-assisted assembly of transition metals nanoparticles on oxide ultrathin films
    Progress in Surface Science 86, 59 (2011)
  • I. N. Kholmanov, J. Edgeworth, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, C. Magnuson, R. S. Ruoff
    Healing of Structural Defects in the Topmost Layer of Graphite by Chemical Vapor Deposition
    Advanced Materials 23, 1675 (2011)
  • E. Cavaliere, S. Agnoli, G. Granozzi, Luca Gavioli
    Self-assembled transition metals nanoparticles on oxide nanotemplates
    in Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience And Nanotechnology II, B. Bushan (Ed.), Springer, p. 413 (2011)


  • L. Artiglia, E. Cavaliere, G.A. Rizzi, Luca Gavioli, G.Granozzi
    Probing transformations of relevance in catalysis on a single oxide layer: Fe on TiOx/Pt(111)
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 1660-1665 (2010)
  • L. Artiglia, T. Diemant, H. Hartmann, J. Bansmann, R. Jorgen Behm, Luca Gavioli, E. Cavaliere and G. Granozzi
    Stability and chemisorption properties of ultrathin TiOx/Pt(111) films and Au/TiOx/Pt(111) model catalysts in high pressure conditions
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 12, 6864-6874 (2010)
  • M. Chiodi, E. Cavaliere, I.N. Kholmanov, C. Cepek, O. Sakou, Luca Gavioli
    Room temperature synthesis of nanostructured TiSix
    Journal of Nanoparticle Research 12, 2645-2653 (2010)
  • I.N. Kholmanov, E. Cavaliere, C. Cepek and Luca Gavioli
    Catalytic chemical vapor deposition of methane on graphite to produce graphene structures
    Carbon 48, 1619 (2010)


  • E. Cavaliere, I. Kholmanov, Luca Gavioli, F. Sedona, S. Agnoli, G. Granozzi, G. Barcaro, A. Fortunelli
    Directed assembly of Au and Fe Nanoparticles on a TiOx/Pt(111) Ultrathin Template: the role of oxygen affinity
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 11305 (2009)
  • I. Kholmanov, E. Cavaliere, M. Fanetti, C.Cepek, Luca Gavioli
    Growth of Curved Graphene Sheets on Graphite by Chemical Vapor Deposition
    Physical Review B 79, 233403 (2009)
  • G.A. Rizzi, F. Sedona, L. Artiglia, S. Agnoli, G. Barcaro, A. Fortuneli, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi
    Au nanoparticles on a templating TiOx/Pt(111) ultrathin polar film: a photoemission and photoelectron diffraction study
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 2177 (2009)
  • M. Matteucci, M. Fanetti, M. Casella, F. Gramatica, Luca Gavioli, M. Tormen, G. Grenci, F. De Angelis, E. Di Fabrizio
    Poly vinyl alcohol re-usable masters for microneedle replication
    Microelectronic Engineering 86, 752 (2009)


  • M. Chiodi, L. Gavioli, M. Beccari, V. Di Castro, A. Cossaro, L. Floreano, A. Morgante, A. Kanjilal, C. Mariani, M.G. Betti
    Interaction strength and molecular orientation of a single layer of pentacene in organic-metal interface and organic-organic heterostructures
    Physical Review B 77, 115321 (2008)
  • M. Fanetti, Luca Gavioli, C.Cepek, M. Sancrotti
    Orientation of C60 molecules in the (sqrt3 x sqrt3 )R30 and (13 x13 )R14 phases of C60/Ge(111) single-layer
    Physical Review B 77, 085420 (2008)
  • Luca Gavioli, C. Cepek
    Ultra-thin fullerene-based films via STM and STS
    in Applied Scanning Probe Methods V, B. Bushan and H. Fuchs (Eds), Springer, p. 1 (2008)


  • M. Matteucci, R. Carabalona, M. Casella, E. Di Fabrizio, F. Gramatica, M. Di Rienzo, E. Snidero, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    Micropatterned Dry Electrodes for Brain-Computer Interface
    Microelectronic Engineering 84, 1737 (2007)
  • N.S. John, N.R. Selvi, G.U. Kulkarni, S. Heun, E. Cavaliere, M. Fanetti, I. Kholmanov, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    Transformation of femtoliter metal cups to oxide cups: Chemical mapping by scanning Auger spectroscopy
    Applied Physics A 87, 683 (2007)
  • F. Sedona, S. Agnoli, M. Fanetti, I. Kholmanov, E. Cavaliere, Luca Gavioli, G. Granozzi
    Ordered arrays of Au nanoclusters by TiOx ultrathin templates on Pt(111)
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111, 8024 (2007)
  • I. N. Kholmanov, Luca Gavioli, M. Fanetti, M. Casella, C. Cepek, C. Mattevi, M. Sancrotti
    Effect of substrate surface defects on the Fe film morphology deposited on graphite
    Surface Science 601, 188 (2007)
  • I.N. Kholmanov, M. Fanetti, Luca Gavioli, M. Casella and M. Sancrotti
    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Nanotube-like Structures on the HOPG Surface
    in NATO Science series, Vol 222, (2007), Carbon Nanotubes, Springer (2007)


  • C. Baldacchini, C. Mariani, M.G. Betti, Luca Gavioli, M. Fanetti, M. Sancrotti
    Molecular gap and energy level diagram for pentacene adsorbed on filled d-band metal surfaces
    Applied Physics Letters 89, 152119 (2006)
  • M. Fanetti, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    Long-range molecular-induced nanofaceting
    Advanced Materials 18, 2863 (2006)
  • M. Fanetti, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti, M.G. Betti
    Morphology of pentacene films deposited on Cu(119) vicinal surface
    Applied Surface Science 252, 5568 (2006)
  • Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    One- and Two-Dimensional Systems: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Organic and Inorganic structures
    in Applied Scanning Probe Methods III, B. Bushan and H. Fuchs (Eds), Springer, p. 183 (2006)


  • Luca Gavioli, M. Fanetti, M. Sancrotti, M.G. Betti
    Long range ordered pentacene chains assembled on Cu(119) vicinal surface
    Physical Review B 72, 035458 (2005)


  • Luca Gavioli, M. Fanetti, M.G. Betti, M. Sancrotti
    Structural and electronic properties of one dimensional inorganic and organic structures on surfaces
    Microelectronic Engineering 76, 235 (2004)
  • Luca Gavioli, M.G. Betti, V. Corradini, M. Sancrotti
    Atomic topography and self-assembling of one-dimensional potassium chains on the InAs(110) surface
    Physical Review B 70, 125317 (2004)
  • V. Corradini, M.G. Betti, C. Mariani, E. Spiller, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    Quasi one-dimensional nature of alkali metal chains assembled on the InAs(110) surface
    Europhysics Letters 68, 254 (2004)
  • Luca Gavioli, M. Fanetti, D. Pasca, M. Padovani, M. Sancrotti, M.G. Betti
    Quasi-1D pentacene structures assembled on the vicinal Cu(119) surface
    Surface Science 566-568, 624 (2004)


  • M. Padovani, E. Magnano, G. Bertoni, V. Spreafico, Luca Gavioli, M. Sancrotti
    Ag island nucleation on Ge(111)-c(2x8)
    Applied Surface Science 212-213, 213 (2003)
  • Luca Gavioli, M. Padovani, E. Spiller, M. Sancrotti, M. G. Betti
    Potassium assembled on the InAs(110) surface: from nanowires to two-dimensional layers
    Applied Surface Science 212-213, 47 (2003)
  • Luca Gavioli, M. Padovani, E. Spiller, M. Sancrotti, M. G. Betti
    Self-assembling of potassium nanostructures on InAs(110) surface
    Surface Science 532-535, 666 (2003)