Amelia Matteo

Research Fellow
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Advanced Materials
Research Fellows

1) G. Viola, L. Facciolo, M. Canton, D. Vedaldi, F. Dall’Acqua, G.G. Aloisi, M. Amelia, A. Barbafina, F. Elisei and L. Latterini “Photophysical and Phototoxic Properties of the Antibacterial Fluoroquinolones Levofloxacin and Moxifloxacin”, Chemistry and Biodiversity, 2004, 1, 782-801.
2) G.G. Aloisi, F. Elisei, M. Amelia, L. Latterini, A. Chilin, G. Miolo, S. Caffieri, “Photophysics and photodimerization of 6,5’-dimethylangelicin in different solvents” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2005, 175, 69-78.
3) G.G. Aloisi, M. Amelia, A. Barbafina, L. Latterini, F. Elisei, F. Dall’Acqua, D. Vedaldi, A. Facciolo and G. Viola “DNA Cleavage Induced by Photoexcited Antimalarial Drugs: a Photophysical and Photobiological Study”, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2007, 83, 1-11.
4) G. Viola, A. Salvador, L. Cecconet, G. Basso, D. Vedaldi, F. Dall’Acqua, G.G. Aloisi, M. Amelia, A. Barbafina, L. Latterini and F. Elisei “Photophysical Properties, and Photobiological Behaviour of Amodiaquine, Primaquine and Chloroquine” Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2007, 83, 1415-1427.
5) B. Gadenne, I. Yildiz, M. Amelia, F. Ciesa, A. Secchi, A. Arduini, A. Credi and F.M. Raymo, “Luminescence quenching in supramolecular assemblies of quantum dots and bipyridinium dications” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18, 2022-2027.
6) M. Amelia, L. Tarpani, L. Latterini, G.G. Aloisi, A. Guiotto, A. Chilin, G. Pastorini and F. Elisei “Photophysical properties of halo-derivatives of angelicins” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2008, 198, 98-105.
7) M. Amelia, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi and A. Credi “Artificial Molecular Machines Powered by Light”, Chimia, 2008, 62, 204-209.
8) M. Amelia, M. Baroncini, and A. Credi “A Simple Unimolecular Multiplexer/Demultiplexer” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2008, 47, 6240-6243. Selected as hot paper by the editor.
9) J.J. Li, G. Iyer, Y. Ebenstein, L. Bentolila, T. Dertinger, R.R. Lin, M. Amelia and S. Weiss “ Small near infrared InAs core/shell quantum dots as unique biomedical probes”, Proceeding of the 236th ACS National Meeting, 2008, 236, INOR-461.
10) L. Latterini and M. Amelia “Silica-doped nanoparticles for protein sensing” Luminescence: The Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence, 2008, 23, 237-238.
11) L. Latterini and M. Amelia “Sensing proteins with luminescent silica nanoparticles ” Langmuir, 2009, 25, 4767-4773.
12) A. Barbafina, M. Amelia, L. Latterini, G.G. Aloisi and F. Elisei "photophysical properties of quinolizinium salts and their interactions with DNA in aqueous solution”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2009, 113, 14514-14520.
13) D. Cao, M. Amelia, A. Credi, L.M. Klivansky, G. Koshkakaryan, S.I. Khan, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, M. Venturi and Y. Liu “Probing Donor-Acceptor Interactions and Co-Conformational Changes in Redox Active Desymmetrized [2]Catenanes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 1110-1122.
14) S. Impellizzeri, S. Monaco, I. Yildiz, M. Amelia, A. Credi and F.M. Raymo “Structural Implications on the Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Signature of CdSe–ZnS Core–Shell Quantum Dots”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 7007-7013.
15) M. Amelia, R. Flamini and L. Latterini “Recovery of CdS nanocrystal defects through conjugation with proteins”, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 10129-10134.
16) M. Amelia, L. Zou and A. Credi “Signal processing in solution with multicomponent systems based on metal complexes” Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2010, 254, 2267-2280.
17) M. Amelia, D. Zoppitelli, C. Roscini and L. Latterini “Luminescence enhancement of organic nanoparticles induced by photocrosslinking”, ChemPhysChem. 2010, 11, 3089-3092.

18) M. Amelia, A. Lavie-Cambot, N. McClenaghan and A. Credi “A ratiometric luminescent oxygen sensor based on a chemically functionalized quantum dot”, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 325-326.
19) M. Amelia, T. Avellini, S. Monaco, S. Impellizzeri, I. Yildiz, F.M. Raymo and A. Credi “Red-ox properties of CdSe and CdSe-ZnS quantum dots in solution“ Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2011, 83, 1-8.
20) M. Amelia, T. Avellini, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi and A. Credi “Quantum Dots Functionalized with Photo- or Redox-Active Species for Luminescence Sensing and Switching” Current Physical Chemistry, 2011, 1, 181-194.
21) M. Amelia, S. Impellizzeri, S. Monaco, I. Yildiz, S. Silvi, F.M. Raymo and A. Credi “Structural and size effects on the spectroscopic and redox properties of CdSe nanocrystals in solution: the role of defect states” ChemPhysChem. 2011, 12, 2280-2288.
22) M. Amelia, S. Silvi and A. Credi “Photophysics of Semiconductor Quantum Dots” EPA Newsletter 2011, 81, 15-17.
23) M. Brigotti, D. Carnicelli, V. Arfilli, L. Rocchi, F. Ricci, P. Pagliaro, P. Tazzari, A. Gonzalez Vara, M. Amelia, F. Manoli and S. Monti “Change in conformation with reduction of ahelix content causes loss of neutrophil-binding activity in full cytotoxic Shiga toxin 1” Submitted to Journal Biological Chemistry, 2011, 286, 34514-34521.
24) M. Amelia, M. Font Molins and A. Credi “Luminescence quenching in self-assembled adducts of [Ru(dpp)3]2+ complexes and CdTe nanocrystals”, Dalton Transactions 2011, 40, 12083-12088.
25) M. Amelia and A. Credi “Photosensitization of the luminescence of CdTe nanocrystals by noncovalently bound Zn tetraphenylporphyrin”, Inorganica Chimica Acta 2012, 381, 247-250.

26) N. Rescignano, I. Armentano, M. Amelia, A. Credi and J.-M. Kenny “Smart porous polymeric nanoparticles: morphological and thermal behaviour” European Polymer Journal 2012, 48, 1152-1159.

27) M. Amelia, A. Credi, C. Lincheneau and S. Silvi “Electrochemical properties of CdSe and CdTe quantum dots”, Chemical Society Review 2012, 41, 5728-5743. Corresponding author.

28) M. Oszajca, C. Lincheneau, M. Amelia, C. Schäfer, K. Szaciłowski and A. Credi, “Photoluminescence Enhancement of CdSe and CdSe–ZnS Nanocrystals by On-Surface Ligand Modification” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 20, 3550–3556.

29) C. Lincheneau, M. Amelia, M. Oszajca, A. Boccia, F. D'Orazi, M. Madrigale, R. Zanoni, S. Silvi, K. Szacilowski and A. Credi "Synthesis and Properties of Type-I ZnTe/ZnS Core/Shell Quantum Dots", Chemistry of Materials, Submitted.

30) T. Avellini, M. Amelia, A. Credi and S. Silvi "Effect of Protons on CdSe and CdSe-ZnS Nanocrystals in Organic Solution" Langmuir, 2013, 29, 13352-13358.

31) E. Margapoti, D. Gentili, M. Amelia, A. Credi, V. Morandi and M. Cavallini “Tailoring of quantum dots emission efficiency by localized surface plasmons polaritons in self-organized mesoscopic rings” Nanoscale, 2014,6, 741-744.