Régis Philippe, Brigitte Caussat, Andrea Falqui, Yolande Kihn, Philippe Kalck, Serge Bordère, Dominique Plee, Patrice Gaillard, Daniel Bernardg, Philippe Serp

An original growth mode of MWCNTs on alumina supported iron catalysts

Journal of Catalysis, 2009, in press

Appeared on web, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2009.02.027



Daniela Carta, Maria F. Casula, Anna Corrias, Andrea Falqui, Danilo Loche, Gavin Mountjoy, and Peng Wang

Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Co and Ni Silicate Hydroxides in Bulk and in Nanostructures within Silica Aerogels

Chemistry of Materials, 2009, 21 (5), 945–953



Sasanka Deka, Alessandra Quarta, Maria Grazia Lupo, Andrea Falqui, Simona Boninelli, Cinzia Giannini, Giovanni Morello, Milena De Giorgi, Guglielmo Lanzani, Corrado Spinella, Roberto Cingolani, Teresa Pellegrino and Liberato Manna

CdSe/CdS/ZnS double shell nanorods with high photoluminescenceefficiency and their application as bio-labeling probes

Journal of American Chemical Society, 2009, 131 (8), 2948–2958



Revathi R. Bacsa, Jeannette Dexpert-Ghys, Marc Verelst, Andrea Falqui, Bruno Machado, Wolfgang S Bacsa, Peter Chen, Shaik. M. Zakeeruddin, Michael Graetzel and Philippe Serp

Synthesis and structure-property correlation in shape controlled ZnO nanoparticles prepared by Chemical Vapour Synthesis and their application in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Advanced Functional Materials, 2009, 19, 875–886



Jérôme Maynadié, Asaf Salant, Andrea Falqui, Marc Respaud, Ehud Shaviv, Uri Banin, Katerina

Soulantica and Bruno Chaudret

Cobalt growth on the tips of CdSe nanorods

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2009, 48 (10), 1814-1817



Gavin Mountjoy, Andrea Falqui, Anna Corrias and Mhairi Gass

A transmission electron microscopy study of Fe-Co alloy nanoparticles in a silica aerogel matrix using HREM, EDX, and EELS

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2009, 15 (02), 114-124



M. Casavola, A. Falqui, M. A. Garcia, M. García-Hernández, C. Giannini, R. Cingolani, and P. D. Cozzoli

Exchange-Coupled Bimagnetic Cobalt/Iron Oxide Branched Nanocrystal Heterostructures

Nano Letters, 2009, 9 (1), pp. 366-376




L-M. Lacroix, S. Lachaize, A. Falqui, M. Respaud, and B. Chaudret

Iron Nanoparticles Growth in Organic Super-Structures

Journal of American Chemical Society , 2009, 131 (2), 549-557



D. Carta, M. F. Casula, A. Corrias, A. Falqui, G. Pinna, G. Navarra

Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Synthetic Ferrihydrite Nanoparticles

Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2009, 113, 349-355



Albert Figuerola, Isabella R. Franchini, Angela Fiore, Rosanna Mastria, Andrea Falqui, Giovanni Bertoni, Sara Bals, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Stefan Kudera, Roberto Cingolani, and Liberato Manna

End-to-End Assembly of Shape-Controlled Nanocrystals via a Nano-welding Approach Mediated by Gold Domains

Advanced Materials, 2009, vol. 21 (5), pp. 550-554



Arnaud Glaria, Myrtil L. Kahn, Andrea Falqui, Pierre Lecante, Vincent Collière, Marc Respaud, Bruno Chaudret

An Organometallic Approach for Very Small Maghemite Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Magnetic Properties

ChemPhysChem, 2008, 9 (14), 2035 – 2041



Y. Soumare, J.-Y. Piquemal, T. Maurer, F. Ott, G. Chaboussant, A. Falqui and G. Viau

Oriented magnetic nanowires with high coercivity

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18 (46), pp. 5696-5702



Daniele Gozzi, Alessandro Latini, Daniela Carta, Anna Corrias, Andrea Falqui, Gavin Mountjoy, Laura Lazzarini, Giancarlo Salviati, Steven Fiddy

Lanthanide doped scandia and yttria cathodoluminescent films: a comparative study

Chemistry of Materials, 2008, 20, 5666–5674



Marco Zanella, Andrea Falqui, Stefan Kudera, Liberato Manna, Maria F. Casula, Wolfgang J. Parak

Growth of colloidal hybrid nanoparticles of fluorescent group II/VI particles on

top of magnetic iron-platinum

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18, 4311 – 4317



Laura Rodríguez-Pérez, Emmanuelle Teuma, Andrea Falqui, Montserrat Gómez, Philippe Serp

Supported Ionic Liquid Phase Catalysis on Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

Chemical Communications, 2008, (35),4201-4203





L-M. Lacroix, S. Lachaize, A. Falqui, T. Blon, J. Carrey, and M. Respaud, F. Dumestre, C. Amiens, O. Margeat, and B. Chaudret, P. Lecante and E. Snoeck

Ultrasmall iron nanoparticles: Effect of size reduction on anisotropy and magnetization

Journal of Applied Physics 103, 07D521 (2008)



A. Figuerola, A. Fiore, R. Di Corato, A. Falqui, C. Giannini, E. Micotti, A. Lascialfari, M. Corti ,R. Cingolani, T. Pellegrino, P. D. Cozzoli and L. Manna

One-pot Synthesis and Characterization of Size Controlled Bi-magnetic FePt-Iron Oxide Heterodimer Nanocrystals

Journal of American Chemical Society, 2008; 130(4); 1477-1487



A.Casu, M. F. Casula, A. Corrias, A. Falqui, D. Loche, S. Marras and C. Sangregorio

The influence of composition and porosity on the magnetic properties of FeCo-SiO2 nanocomposite aerogels

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2008, (7),1043-1052



F. Wetz, K. Soulantica, A. Falqui, M. Respaud, E. Snoeck and B. Chaudret

Hybrid Co–Au Nanorods: Controlling Au Nucleation and Location

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2007, vol. 46 (37), pp. 7079-7081



D. Ciuculescu, C. Amiens, M. Respaud, A. Falqui, P. Lecante, R. Benfield, L. Jiang, K. Fauth and B. Chaudret

One-Pot Synthesis of Core-Shell FeRh Nanoparticles

Chemistry of Materials, 2007, vol. 19(19), pp. 4624-4626



A. Millan, F. Palacio, A. Falqui, E. Snoeck, V. Serin, A. Bhattacharjiee, V. Ksenofontov, P. Gutlich, I. Gilbert

Maghemite polymer nanocomposites with modulated magnetic properties

Acta Materialia, 2007, vol. 55 (6), pp. 2201-2209



A. Casu, M.F. Casula, A. Corrias, A. Falqui, D. Loche, and S. Marras

Magnetic and Structural Investigation of Highly Porous CoFe2O4-SiO2 Nanocomposite Aerogels

Journal of of Physical-Chemistry C, 2007, vol. 111, pp. 916-922



F. Wetz, K. Soulantica, M. Respaud, A. Falqui, B. Chaudret

Synthesis and magnetic properties of Co nanorod superlattices

Materials Science and Engineering C, 2007, vol. 27 (5), pp. 1162-1166





Cannas C., Falqui A., Musinu A., Peddis D., Piccaluga G.

CoFe2O4 nanocrystalline powders prepared by citrate-gel methods: Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties

Journal of Nanoparticles Research, 2006, vol. 8 (2), pp. 255-267



Casula M.F., Concas G., Congiu F., Corrias A., Falqui A. and Spano G.

Near equiatomic FeCo nanocrystalline alloy embedded in an alumina aerogel matrix: microstructural and related magnetic features

Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2005, 109, 23888-23895



Ennas G., Falqui A., Marongiu G. and Paschina G.

Iron-Cobalt Alloy Nanoparticles Embedded in an Alumina Xerogel Matrix

Chemistry of Materials, 2005, 17, 6486-6491



Falqui A., Lampis N., Geddo-Lehmann A. and Pinna G.

Low temperature magnetic behaviour of perovskite compounds PbFe1/2Ta1/2O3 and PbFe1/2Nb1/2O3

Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 2005, 22967-22970



Kudera S., Carbone L., Casula M.F., Cingolani R., Falqui A., Snoeck E., Parak W. J. and  Manna L.

Selective growth of PbSe on one or on both tips of colloidal semiconductor nanorods

Nano Letters. 5(3):445-449, 2005



Ennas G.,  Falqui A.,  Marras S,  Sangregorio C.,  Marongiu G.

Influence of Metal Content on Size, Dispersion and Magnetic Properties of Iron-Cobalt Alloy Nanoparticles Embedded in Silica Matrix

Chemistry of Materials. 16(26):5659-5663, 2004



Corrias A., Casula M.F., Falqui A., Paschina G.

Preparation and characterization of FeCo-Al2O3 and Al2O3 aerogels.

Journal of Sol-Gel Science & Technology. 31(1-3):83-86, 2004.



Corrias A.,  Casula MF.,  Falqui A.,  Paschina G.

Evolution of the structure and magnetic properties of FeCo nanoparticles in an alumina aerogel matrix

Chemistry of Materials. 16(16):3130-3138, 2004.



Congiu F.,  Concas G.,  Ennas G.,  Falqui A.,  Fiorani D.,  Marongiu G.,  Marras S.,  Spano G.,  Testa AM.

Magnetic properties of nanocrystalline CoFe2O4 dispersed in amorphous silica

Journal of Magnetism & Magnetic Materials. 272-76 (Part 2 Special Issue SI):1561-1562, 2004.



Bonacchi D.,  Caneschi A.,  Dorignac D.,  Falqui A.,  Gatteschi D.,  Rovai D.,  Sangregorio C.,  Sessoli R.

Nanosized iron oxide particles entrapped in pseudo-single crystals gamma-cyclodextrin

Chemistry of Materials. 16(10):2016-2020, 2004.



Bonacchi D.,  Caneschi A.,  Gatteschi D.,  Sangregorio C.,  Sessoli R.,  Falqui A.

Synthesis and characterisation of metal oxides nanoparticles entrapped in cyclodextrin

Journal of Physics & Chemistry of Solids. 65 (4 Special Issue SI):719-722, 2004.



Gilbert I.,  Millan A.,  Palacio F.,  Falqui A.,  Snoeck E.,  Serin V.

Magnetic properties of maghemite nanoparticles in a polyvinylpyridine matrix

Polyhedron. 22(14-17):2457-2461, 2003.



Casula MF., Corrias A.,  Falqui A.,  Serin V.,  Gatteschi D.,  Sangregorio C.,  Fernandez CD.,  Battaglin G.

Characterization of FeCo-SiO2 nanocomposite films prepared by sol-gel dip coating

Chemistry of Materials. 15(11):2201-2207, 2003.



Falqui A.,  Serin V.,  Calmels L.,  Snoeck E.,  Corrias A.,  Ennas G.

EELS investigation of FeCo/SiO2 nanocomposites

Journal of Microscopy. 210 (Part 1):80-88, 2003.



Ennas G.,  Casula MF.,  Falqui A.,  Gatteschi D.,  Marongiu G.,  Marras S.,  Piccaluga G.

Non-stoichiometric CoFe2O4 nanoparticles supported on an amorphous silica matrix

Journal of Sol-Gel Science & Technology. 26(1-3):463-466, 2003.



Navarra G.,  Falqui A.,  Piccaluga G.,  Pinna G.

The structure of a zinc metaphosphate glass. A reverse Monte Carlo study

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4(19):4817-4822, 2002.



Cannas C.,  Casula MF.,  Concas G.,  Corrias A.,  Gatteschi D., Falqui A.,  Musinu A.,  Sangregorio C.,  Spano G.

Magnetic properties of gamma-Fe2O3-SiO2 aerogel and xerogel nanocomposite materials

Journal of Materials Chemistry. 11(12):3180-3187, 2001.






Ennas G.,  Casula MF.,  Falqui A.,  Gatteschi D.,  Marongiu G.,  Piccaluga G.,  Sangregorio C.,  Pinna G.

Nanocrystalline iron-cobalt alloys supported on a silica matrix prepared by the sol-gel method

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 293:1-9, 2001.



Cannas C.,  Concas G.,  Falqui A.,  Musinu A.,  Spano G.,  Piccaluga G.

Investigation of the precursors of gamma-Fe2O3 in Fe2O3/SiO2 nanocomposites obtained through sol-gel

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 286(1-2):64-73, 2001.



Cannas C.,  Concas G.,  Gatteschi D.,  Falqui A.,  Musinu A.,  Piccaluga G.,  Sangregorio C.,  Spano G.

Superparamagnetic behaviour of gamma-Fe2O3 nanoparticles dispersed in a silica matrix

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 3(5): 832-838, 2001.



Ennas G.,  Falqui A.Piccaluga G.,  Solinas S.,  Gatteschi D.,  Sangregorio C.,  Benedetti A.

Properties of nanocrystalline nickel particles in Ni-SiO2 composites

Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung Section A-A Journal of Physical Sciences. 55(6-7):581-588, 2000.



Ennas G.,  Marongiu G.,  Musinu A.,  Falqui A.,  Ballirano P.,  Caminiti R.

Characterization of nanocrystalline gamma-Fe2O3 prepared by wet chemical method

Journal of Materials Research. 14(4):1570-1575, 1999.



Balerna A.,  Bionducci M.,  Falqui A.,  Licheri G., Meneghini C., Navarra G., Bettinelli M.

A structural study of Sr Metaphosphate glass by anomalous X-Ray scattering and EXAFS spectroscopy

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 234:607-612, 1998.