Simona Achilli, Francesco Tumino, Andi Rabia, Alessio Orbelli Biroli, Andrea Li Bassi, Alberto Bossi, Nicola Manini, Giovanni Onida, Guido Fratesi and Carlo Spartaco Casari, Steric hindrance in the on-surface synthesis of diethynyl-linked anthracene polymers. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24, 13616-13624 (2022) (Invited article. G. Benedek Festschrift) Open Access

Serafini A. Milani, M. Tommasini, C. Castiglioni, D.M. Proserpio, C.E. Bottani, C.S. Casari Vibrational properties of graphdiynes as 2D carbon materials beyond graphene. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 24, 10524 – 10536 (2022) (Invited article. G. Benedek Festschrift) Open Access

Pecorario, A.D. Scaccabarozzi, D. Fazzi, E. Gutiérrez-Fernández, V. Vurro, L. Maserati, M. Jiang, T. Losi, B. Sun, R.R. Tykwinski, C.S. Casari, and M. Caironi, Stable and Solution-Processable Cumulenic sp-Carbon Wires: A New Paradigm for Organic Electronics, Adv. Mater. 2110468 (2022)  Open Access

Tumino, A. Rabia, A. Li Bassi, S. Tosoni, and C.S. Casari, Interface-Driven Assembly of Pentacene/MoS2 Lateral Heterostructures, J. Phys. Chem. C 126, 1132−1139 (2022) Open Access

P. Marabotti, S. Peggiani, A. Facibeni, P. Serafini, A. Milani, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, C. S. Casari. In situ surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy to investigate polyyne formation during pulsed laser ablation in liquidCarbon 189, 219-229 (2022)  Open Access

Pietro Marabotti, Alberto Milani, Andrea Lucotti, Luigi Brambilla, Matteo Tommasini, Chiara Castiglioni, Patrycja Męcik, Bartłomiej Pigulski, Sławomir Szafert, Carlo Spartaco Casari, Vibrational and nonlinear optical properties of amine-capped push-pull polyynes by infrared and Raman spectroscopy Carbon Trends 5, 100115 (2021)  Open Access

Simona Achill, Alberto Milani, Guido Fratesi, Francesco Tumino, Nicola Manini, Giovanni Onida and Carlo S Casari, Graphdiynes interacting with metal surfaces: first-principles electronic and vibrational properties 2D Materials 8, 044014 (2021)  Open Access

Patrick Serafini, Alberto Milani, Davide M. Proserpio, Carlo S. Casari Designing all graphdiyne materials as graphene derivatives: topologically driven modulation of electronic properties J. Phys Chem C 125, 33, 18456-18466 (2021)  Open Access

Patrick Serafini, Alberto Milani, Matteo Tommasini, Carlo E. Bottani, Carlo S. Casari Topology-dependent conjugation effects in graphdiyne molecular fragments Carbon 180, 265-273 (2021)  Open Access

Francesco Tumino, Carlo Grazianetti, Christian Martella, Marina Ruggeri, Valeria Russo, Andrea Li Bassi, Alessandro Molle, and Carlo S. Casari Hydrophilic Character of Single-Layer MoS2 Grown on Ag(111) J. Phys. Chem. C 125, 17, 9479–9485 (2021)   Open Acess

Mino Borrelli, Christine Joy Querebillo, Dominik L. Pastoetter, Tao Wang, Alberto Milani, Carlo Casari, Hoang Khoa Ly, Fan He, Yang Hou, Christof Neumann, Andrey Turchanin, Hanjun Sun, Inez M. Weidinger, Xinliang Feng Thiophene-based Conjugated Acetylenic Polymers with Dual Active Sites for Efficient Co-Catalyst-free Photoelectrochemical Water Reduction in Alkaline Medium Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60,2–8 Open Acess

A. Rabia, F. Tumino, A. Milani, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, N. Bassi, A. Lucotti, S. Achilli, G. Fratesi, N. Manini, G. Onida, Q. Sun, W. Xu, and C.S. Casari, Structural, Electronic, and Vibrational Properties of a Two-Dimensional Graphdiyne-like Carbon Nanonetwork Synthesized on Au(111): Implications for the Engineering of sp-sp2 Carbon Nanostructures, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 3, 2178−12187 (2020); DOI: 1021/acsanm.0c02665 Open Acces

S. Peggiani, P. Marabotti, R.A. Lotti, A. Facibeni, P. Serafini, A. Milani, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi and C.S. Casari, Solvent-dependent termination, size and stability in polyynes synthesized via laser ablation in liquids, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 22, 26312 (2020); DOI: 10.1039/d0cp04132g  Open Acces

S. Peggiani, A. Facibeni, A. Milani, C. Castiglioni, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi and C.S. Casari, In situ synthesis of polyynes in a polymer matrix via pulsed laser ablation in a liquid, RSC Materials Advances 1, 2729 (2020) DOI: 10.1039/d0ma00545b Open Access

A.D. Scaccabarozzi, A. Milani, S. Peggiani, S. Pecorario, B. Sun, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Caironi, C.S. Casari, A Field-Effect Transistor Based on Cumulenic sp-Carbon Atomic Wires, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 1970−1974 (2020); doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c00141 Open Access

P. Serafini, A. Milani, M. Tommasini, C. Castiglioni, C. S. Casari, Raman and IR spectra of graphdiyne nanoribbons, Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 014001 (2020);  doi: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.014001   Open Access

S. Peggiani, A. Senis, A. Facibeni, A. Milani, P. Serafini, G. Cerrato, A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, D. Fazzi, C. Castiglioni, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, C. S. Casari, Size-selected polyynes synthesised by submerged arc discharge in water Chemical Physics Letters 740, 137054 (2020) doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2019.137054  Open Access

A. Rabia, F. Tumino, A. Milani, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, S. Achilli, G. Fratesi, G. Onida, N. Manini, Q. Sun, W. Xu, C. S. Casari, Scanning tunneling microscopy and Raman spectroscopy of polymeric sp - sp2 carbon atomic wires synthesized on the Au(111) surface NanoScale 11, 18191 (2019), DOI: 10.1039/C9NR06552K Open access

A. Milani, V. Barbieri, A. Facibeni, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, M. D. Tzirakis, F. Diederich, C.S. Casari Structure modulated charge transfer in carbon atomic wires Scientific Reports 9: 1648 (2019) DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-38367-9 Open access

F. Tumino, C.S. Casari, M. Passoni, V. Russo and A. Li Bassi, Pulsed laser deposition of single-layer MoS2 on Au(111): from nanosized crystals to large-area films Nanoscale Advances 1, 643-655 (2019) DOI:10.1039/C8NA00126J Open access

G. Fratesi, S. Achilli, N. Manini, G. Onida, A. Baby, A. Ravikumar, A. Ugolotti, G. P. Brivio, A. Milani, C. S. Casari, Fingerprints of sp1 Hybridized C in the Near-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectra of Surface-Grown Materials, Materials 11, 2556 (2018)   DOI:10.3390/ma11122556 Open access

C.S. Casari, A. Milani. Carbyne: From the elusive allotrope to stable carbon atom wires. MRS Communications, 8, (2) 207-219 (2018) DOI:10.1557/mrc.2018.48   Open access

X-Y Wang, J.I. Urgel, G. Borin Barin, K. Eimre, M. Di Giovannantonio, A. Milani, M. Tommasini,C.A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel, K. Müllen, A. Narita, Bottom-Up Synthesis of Heteroatom-Doped Chiral Graphene Nanoribbons J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 9104−9107 DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b06210 Open access

T. Zhang, Y. Hou, V. Dzhagan, Z. Liao, G. Chai, M. Löffler, D. Olianas, A. Milani, S. Xu, M. Tommasini, D.R.T. Zahn, Z. Zheng, E. Zschech, R. Jordan, X. Feng Copper-surface-mediated synthesis of acetylenic carbon-rich nanofibers for active metal-free photocathodes NATURE COMMUNICATIONS (2018) 9:1140. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03444-0  Open access

F. Cataldo, O. Ursini, A. Milani , C. S. Casari, One-pot synthesis and characterization of polyynes end-capped by biphenyl groups (α,ω-biphenylpolyynes) Carbon 126, 232-240 (2018)  Open access

Publications on sp-carbon relevant for the project background

  1. A. Milani, M. Tommasini, V. Barbieri, A. Lucotti, V. Russo, F. Cataldo, C.S. Casari Semiconductor-to-Metal Transition in Carbon-Atom Wires Driven by sp2 Conjugated End Groups Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (19), pp 10562–10570
  2.  C.S. Casari, C.S. Giannuzzi, V. Russo Carbon-atom wires produced by nanosecond pulsed laser deposition in a background gas Carbon 104, 190-195 (2016)
  3. C.S. Casari, M. Tommasini, R.R. Tykwinski, A. Milani Carbon-atom wires: 1-D systems with tunable properties Nanoscale 8, 4414 (2016)
  4. A. Milani, M. Tommasini, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, A. Lucotti, F. Cataldo, C.S. Casari Raman spectroscopy as a tool to investigate structure and electronic properties of carbon atomic wires Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 6, 480–491 (2015)
  5. A. Milani, A. Lucotti, V. Russo, M. Tommasini, F. Cataldo, A. Li Bassi, C.S. Casari Charge transfer and vibrational structure of sp-hybridized carbon atomic wires probed by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115 (26), 12836–12843 (2011)
  6. F. Cataldo, O. Ursini, G. Angelini, M. Tommasini, C.S. Casari Simple Synthesis of α, ω-Diarylpolyynes Part 1: Diphenylpolyynes  Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 47, 1–8 (2010)
  7. A. Lucotti, C. S. Casari, M. Tommasini, A. Li Bassi, D. Fazzi, V. Russo, M. Del Zoppo, C. Castiglioni, F. Cataldo, C. E. Bottani, G. Zerbi sp carbon chain interaction with silver nanoparticles probed by Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Chemical Physics Letters 478, 45–50 (2009)
  8. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, A. Baserga, L. Ravagnan, P. Piseri, C. Lenardi, M. Tommasini, A. Milani, D. Fazzi, C.E. Bottani, P. Milani Low-frequency modes in the Raman spectrum of sp-sp2 nanostructured carbon Physical Review B 77, 195444 (2008)
  9. L. Ravagnan, P. Piseri, M. Bruzzi, S. Miglio, G. Bongiorno, A. Baserga, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C. Lenardi, Y. Yamaguchi, T. Wakabayashi, C.E. Bottani, P. Milani Influence of cumulenic chains on the vibrational and electronic properties of sp/sp2 amorphous carbon. Physical Review Letters 98, 216103 (2007)
  10. F. Cataldo, C.S. Casari Synthesis And Thermal Properties Of Copper And Silver Acetylides And Polyynides Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 17, 641-651 (2007)
  1. C. S. Casari, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, F. Cataldo, A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, M. Del Zoppo, C. Castiglioni, G. Zerbi Stabilization of linear carbon structures in a solid Ag nanoparticle assembly Applied Physics Letters 90, 13111 (2007)
  2. A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, M. Del Zoppo, C. Castiglioni, G. Zerbi, F. Cataldo, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, V. Russo, M. Bogana, C.E. Bottani Raman and SERS investigation of isolated sp carbon chains Chemical Physics Letters 417, 78-82 (2006)
  3. M. Bogana, L. Ravagnan, C.S. Casari, A. Zivelonghi, A. Baserga, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, S. Vinati, E. Salis, P. Piseri, E. Barborini, L. Colombo, P. Milani Leaving the fullerene road: presence and stability of sp chains in large carbon clusters and cluster-assembled solids New Journal of Physics 7, 81 1-8 (2005)
  4. L. Ravagnan, F. Siviero, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C. Lenardi, C.E. Bottani, P. Milani Photo-induced Production of sp-hybridized Carbon Species from Ag-coated PTFE Carbon 43, 1337-1339 (2005)
  5. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, C. Lenardi, L. Ravagnan, F. Siviero, E. Barborini, P. Piseri, P. Milani Nano- and Mesoscale Properties of Nanostructured Carbon Films  Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 13(1), 199-210 (2005)
  6. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, L. Ravagnan, F. Siviero, C. Lenardi, P. Piseri, G. Bongiorno, C.E. Bottani, P. Milani, Chemical and thermal stability of carbyne-like structures in cluster-assembled carbon films Physical Review B, 69, 075422 (2004)
  7. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, L. Ravagnan, F. Siviero, C. Lenardi, E. Barborini, P. Piseri, P. Milani, C.E. Bottani, Gas exposure and thermal stability of linear carbon chains in nanostructured carbon films investigated by in situ Raman spectroscopy Carbon 42 (5-6), 1103-1106 (2004)
  8. L. Ravagnan, F. Siviero, C. Lenardi, P. Piseri, E. Barborini, P. Milani, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, Cluster Beam Deposition and in situ Characterization of Carbyne-rich Carbon Films, Physical Review Letters, 89, 28, 285506, (2002)


Publications on other carbon-based materials

  1. G. Bussetti, R. Yivlialin, D. Alliata, A. Li Bassi, C. Castiglioni, M. Tommasini, C.S. Casari, M. Passoni, P. Biagioni, F. Ciccacci, L. Duò, Lamberto Disclosing the Early Stages of electrochemical Anion Intercalation in Graphite by a Combined Atomic Force Microscopy/Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Approach J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 6088−6093 (2016)
  2. R. Yivlialin, L. Brambilla, G. Bussetti, M. Tommasini, A. Li Bassi, C. S. Casari, M. Passoni, F. Ciccacci, L. Duò and C. Castiglioni Evolution of the graphite surface in phosphoric acid: an AFM and Raman study Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 7, 1878-1884 (2016)
  3. B. Bayatsarmadi, Y. Zheng, V. Russo, L. Ge, C. S. Casari, S. Qiao Highly Active Nickel-Cobalt/Nanocarbon Thin Films as Efficient Water Splitting Electrodes Nanoscale,8, 18507-18515 (2016)
  4. B. Bayatsarmadi, Y. Zheng, C.S. Casari, V. Russo, S. Qiao Pulsed laser deposition of porous N-carbon supported cobalt (oxide) thin films for highly efficient oxygen evolution Chemical Communications 52, 11947 – 11950 (2016)
  5. Valentini, E. Ciambella, A. Boaretto, G. Rizzitelli, M. Carbone, V. Conte, F. Cataldo, V. Russo, C. S. Casari, D. Francesca Chillura-Martino, E. Caponetti, M. Bonchio, F. Giacalone, Z. Syrgiannis, M. Prato Sensor Properties of Pristine and Functionalized Carbon Nanohorns Electroanalysis, 28, 1 – 12 (2016)
  6. G. Grancini, N. Martino, M. Bianchi, L.G. Rizzi, V. Russo, A. Li Bassi, C.S. Casari, A. Petrozza, R. Sordan, G. Lanzani Ultrafast Spectroscopic Imaging of Exfoliated Graphene Physica Status Solidi 249 (12), 2497–2499 (2012)
  7. F. Traversi, F. J. Guzman-Vazquez, L. G. Rizzi, V. Russo, C.S. Casari, C. Gomez-Navarro and R. Sordan Elastic properties of graphene suspended on a polymer substrate by e-beam exposure New Journal of Physics 12, 023034 (2010)
  8. M. G. Beghi, C.E. Bottani, C. Casari, A. Li Bassi Inelastic Light Scattering For The Investigation Of Nano- And Meso-Structures Journal de Physique IV 129, 3-9 (2005)
  9. G. Bertoni, C. Cepek, F. Romanato, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, M. Sancrotti Growth of multi-wall and single-wall carbon nanotubes with in situ high vacuum catalyst deposition, Carbon 42 423-460 (2004)
  10. A. Li Bassi, C.S. Casari, M.G. Beghi, C.E. Bottani, Inelastic Light Scattering: A Multiscale Approach to Vibrational, Structural and Thermo-mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Materials, Appl. Surf. Sci., 226, 271-281 (2004)
  11. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, E. Barborini, P. Piseri, A. Podestà, P. Milani, Acoustic phonon propagation and elastic properties of cluster-assembled carbon films investigated by Brillouin light scattering, Physical Review B, 64, 085417 (2001).
  12. M. G. Beghi, C.S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C.E. Bottani, A.C. Ferrari, J. Robertson and P. Milani, Acoustic phonon propagation and elastic properties of nano-sized carbon films investigated by Brillouin light scattering, Thin Solid Films, 420-421, 300-305 (2002)
  13. M. Pierno, C.S. Casari, R. Piazza, C.E. Bottani, Structural Evolution of Crystalline Polymer Latex Films: Propagating and Confined Acoustic Modes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 82 (10) 1532 (2003)
  14. C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi and C.E. Bottani, E. Barborini, A. Podestà, P. Piseri and P. Milani, Brillouin light scattering investigation of cluster assembled carbon films: acoustic phonon propagation and elastic properties, Diamond and Related Materials, 12 856-860 (2003)
  15. A. Li Bassi, M.G. Beghi, C.S. Casari, C.E. Bottani, A. Podestà, P.Milani, A. Zakhidov, R. Baughman, D.A. Walters, R.E. Smalley, Inelastic Light Scattering from Magnetically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Estimate of their 2D Young Modulus, Diamond and Related Materials, 12 806-810 (2003)