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Surname: 
Terrasi
Firstname: 
Antonio
Position: 
Associate
Profile: 
Professor
Phone: 
+390953785431
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Born in Erice (Trapani-Italy) July 7th 1961.
- Degree in Physics cum laude in1986 at the University of Catania
- Ph.D in Physics in 1990 at the University of Catania
- Several post-doctoral stages granted by the “Consortium for Microelectronics Research in Southern Italy” (Co.Ri.M.Me.) and by the “Sicilian Center for Nuclear and Matter Physics” (C.S.F.N.S.M.).
- Visiting Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (U.S.A.) in 1988, 1989 and 1990.
- Scientific Functionary at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (E.P.F.L.) in 1994
- Researcher at the National Council of Research (1995-1997).
- Assistant Professor at the University of Catania (1997-2005).
- Associate Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Catania since 2005.
- Co-Director since 2010 of the International School “Materials for Renewable Energy”, organized every 2 years at the “Ettore Majorana Center” in Erice (Italy) and sponsored by MRS and E-MRS Societies.
- Deputy Director of the IMM-CNR Catania Unit since October 2015

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Scientific Productions

G Torrisi, E Cavaliere, F Banfi, G Benetti, R Raciti, L Gavioli, A Terrasi

Ag cluster beam deposition for TCO/Ag/TCO multilayer

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells [North-Holland], Volume: 199 Pages: 114-121

Giacomo Torrisi, João S Luis, Olalla Sanchez-Sobrado, Rosario Raciti, Manuel J Mendes, Hugo Águas, Elvira Fortunato, Rodrigo Martins, Antonio Terrasi

Colloidal-structured metallic micro-grids: High performance transparent electrodes in the red and infrared range

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells [North-Holland], Volume: 197 Pages: 7-12

Valentina Lombardo, Luisa D'Urso, Giovanni Mannino, Silvia Scalese, Daniele Spucches, Antonino La Magna, Antonio Terrasi, Rosaria A Puglisi

Transparent conductive polymer obtained by in-solution doping of PEDOT: PSS

Polymer [Elsevier], Volume: 155 Pages: 199-207

Valentina Lombardo, Luisa D'Urso, Giovanni Mannino, Silvia Scalese, Daniele Spucches, Antonino La Magna, Antonio Terrasi, Rosaria A Puglisi

Transparent conductive polymers obtained by in-solution doping of PEDOT: PSS

Polymer [Elsevier],

R Raciti, R Bahariqushchi, C Summonte, A Aydinli, A Terrasi, S Mirabella

Optical bandgap of semiconductor nanostructures: Methods for experimental data analysis

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP Publishing], Volume: 121 Issue: 23 Pages: 234304

G Torrisi, I Crupi, S Mirabella, A Terrasi

Robustness and electrical reliability of AZO/Ag/AZO thin film after bending stress

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells [North-Holland], Volume: 165 Pages: 88-93

Antonio Terrasi

Teaching energy and sustainability: The Erice schools

MRS Bulletin [Cambridge University Press], Volume: 41 Issue: 11 Pages: 907

Antonio Terrasi

Teaching energy and sustainability: The Erice schools: erice-energy-school-2016. ct. infn. it

MRS Bulletin [Cambridge University Press], Volume: 41 Issue: 11 Pages: 907-907

Viviana Scuderi, Giuliana Impellizzeri, Massimo Zimbone, Ruy Sanz, Alessandro Di Mauro, Maria Antonietta Buccheri, Maria Miritello, Antonio Terrasi, Giancarlo Rappazzo, Giuseppe Nicotra, Vittorio Privitera

Rapid synthesis of photoactive hydrogenated TiO 2 nanoplumes

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental [Elsevier], Volume: 183 Pages: 328-334

Salvatore Cosentino, Giacomo Torrisi, Rosario Raciti, Massimo Zimbone, Isodiana Crupi, Salvo Mirabella, Antonio Terrasi

Growth kinetics of colloidal Ge nanocrystals for light harvesters

RSC Advances [Royal Society of Chemistry], Volume: 6 Issue: 44 Pages: 38454-38462

EG Barbagiovanni, R Reitano, G Franzò, V Strano, A Terrasi, S Mirabella

Radiative mechanism and surface modification of four visible deep level defect states in ZnO nanorods

Nanoscale [Royal Society of Chemistry], Volume: 8 Issue: 2 Pages: 995-1006

EG Barbagiovanni, S Cosentino, DJ Lockwood, RN Costa Filho, A Terrasi, S Mirabella

Influence of interface potential on the effective mass in Ge nanostructures

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP Publishing], Volume: 117 Issue: 15 Pages: 154304

S Cosentino, EG Barbagiovanni, I Crupi, M Miritello, G Nicotra, C Spinella, D Pacifici, S Mirabella, A Terrasi

Size dependent light absorption modulation and enhanced carrier transport in germanium quantum dots devices

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells [North-Holland], Volume: 135 Pages: 22-28

S Cosentino, AM Mio, EG Barbagiovanni, R Raciti, R Bahariqushchi, M Miritello, G Nicotra, A Aydinli, C Spinella, A Terrasi, S Mirabella

The role of the interface in germanium quantum dots: when not only size matters for quantum confinement effects

Nanoscale [Royal Society of Chemistry], Volume: 7 Issue: 26 Pages: 11401-11408

Alessia Irrera, Pietro Artoni, Valeria Fioravanti, Giorgia Franzò, Barbara Fazio, Paolo Musumeci, Simona Boninelli, Giuliana Impellizzeri, Antonio Terrasi, Francesco Priolo, Fabio Iacona

Visible and infrared emission from Si/Ge nanowires synthesized by metal-assisted wet etching

Nanoscale research letters [Springer New York], Volume: 9 Issue: 1 Pages: 74

S Boscarino, I Crupi, S Mirabella, F Simone, A Terrasi

TCO/Ag/TCO transparent electrodes for solar cells application

Applied Physics A [Springer Berlin Heidelberg], Volume: 116 Issue: 3 Pages: 1287-1291

Antonio Terrasi

News and analysis on materials solutions to energy challenges: www. mrs. org/energy-quarterly| www. materialsforenergy. org

MRS Bulletin [Cambridge University Press], Volume: 39 Issue: 9 Pages: 767-767

Antonio Terrasi

News and analysis on materials solutions to energy challenges

MRS Bulletin [Cambridge University Press], Volume: 39 Issue: 9 Pages: 767

S Cosentino, S Knebel, S Mirabella, S Gibilisco, F Simone, H Bracht, G Wilde, A Terrasi

Light absorption in Ge nanoclusters embedded in SiO2: comparison between magnetron sputtering and sol–gel synthesis

Applied Physics A [Springer Berlin Heidelberg], Volume: 116 Issue: 1 Pages: 233-241

Salvatore Cosentino, Emel Sungur Ozen, Rosario Raciti, Antonio M Mio, Giuseppe Nicotra, Francesca Simone, Isodiana Crupi, Rasit Turan, Antonio Terrasi, Atilla Aydinli, Salvo Mirabella

Light harvesting with Ge quantum dots embedded in SiO2 or Si3N4

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 115 Issue: 4 Pages: 043103

Salvatore Cosentino, Rosario Raciti, Francesca Simone, Isodiana Crupi, Antonio Terrasi, Salvo Mirabella, Emel Sungur Ozen, Atilla Aydinli, Antonio M Mio, Giuseppe Nicotra, Rasit Turan

Light harvesting with Ge quantum dots embedded in SiO {sub 2} or Si {sub 3} N {sub 4}

Journal of Applied Physics [], Volume: 115 Issue: 4

S Cosentino, S Mirabella, Pei Liu, Son T Le, M Miritello, S Lee, I Crupi, G Nicotra, C Spinella, D Paine, A Terrasi, A Zaslavsky, D Pacifici

Role of Ge nanoclusters in the performance of photodetectors compatible with Si technology

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 548 Pages: 551-555

Salvatore Cosentino, Maria Miritello, Isodiana Crupi, Giuseppe Nicotra, Francesca Simone, Corrado Spinella, Antonio Terrasi, Salvatore Mirabella

Room-temperature efficient light detection by amorphous Ge quantum wells

Nanoscale research letters [Springer New York], Volume: 8 Issue: 1 Pages: 128

Isodiana Crupi, Stefano Boscarino, Giacomo Torrisi, Giorgia Scapellato, Salvatore Mirabella, Giovanni Piccitto, Francesca Simone, Antonio Terrasi

Laser irradiation of ZnO: Al/Ag/ZnO: Al multilayers for electrical isolation in thin film photovoltaics

Nanoscale research letters [Springer New York], Volume: 8 Issue: 1 Pages: 392

M Canino, C Summonte, M Allegrezza, Rimpy Shukla, IP Jain, M Bellettato, A Desalvo, F Mancarella, M Sanmartin, A Terrasi, P Löper, M Schnabel, S Janz

Identification and tackling of a parasitic surface compound in SiC and Si-rich carbide films

Materials Science and Engineering: B [Elsevier], Volume: 178 Issue: 9 Pages: 623-629

S Mirabella, S Cosentino, M Failla, M Miritello, G Nicotra, F Simone, C Spinella, G Franzò, A Terrasi

Light absorption enhancement in closely packed Ge quantum dots

Applied Physics Letters [AIP], Volume: 102 Issue: 19 Pages: 193105

M Valvo, C Bongiorno, F Giannazzo, A Terrasi

Localized Si enrichment in coherent self-assembled Ge islands grown by molecular beam epitaxy on (001) Si single crystal

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 113 Issue: 3 Pages: 033513

Pei Liu, S Cosentino, Son T Le, S Lee, D Paine, A Zaslavsky, D Pacifici, S Mirabella, M Miritello, I Crupi, A Terrasi

Transient photoresponse and incident power dependence of high-efficiency germanium quantum dot photodetectors

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 112 Issue: 8 Pages: 083103

S Mirabella, S Cosentino, A Gentile, G Nicotra, N Piluso, LV Mercaldo, F Simone, C Spinella, A Terrasi

Matrix role in Ge nanoclusters embedded in Si3N4 or SiO2

Applied Physics Letters [AIP], Volume: 101 Issue: 1 Pages: 011911

I Crupi, S Boscarino, V Strano, S Mirabella, F Simone, A Terrasi

Optimization of ZnO: Al/Ag/ZnO: Al structures for ultra-thin high-performance transparent conductive electrodes

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 520 Issue: 13 Pages: 4432-4435

Salvatore Cosentino, Salvatore Mirabella, Maria Miritello, Giuseppe Nicotra, Roberto Lo Savio, Francesca Simone, Corrado Spinella, Antonio Terrasi

The role of the surfaces in the photon absorption in Ge nanoclusters embedded in silica

Nanoscale research letters [Springer New York], Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Pages: 135

C Summonte, M Canino, M Allegrezza, M Bellettato, A Desalvo, S Mirabella, A Terrasi

Systematic characterization of silicon nanodot absorption for third generation photovoltaics

Proceedings of the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany [], Pages: 21-25

Salvo Mirabella, Antonella Gentile, Salvo Cosentino, Nicolo Piluso, Giuseppe Nicotra, Emilia Esposito, Marco Camalleri, Francesca Simone, Antonio Terrasi

Ge Quantum Dots Embedded in SiO2 or SiNx: Synthesis and Light Absorption

Meeting Abstracts [The Electrochemical Society], Issue: 29 Pages: 2015-2015

S Cosentino, Pei Liu, Son T Le, S Lee, D Paine, A Zaslavsky, D Pacifici, S Mirabella, M Miritello, I Crupi, A Terrasi

High-efficiency silicon-compatible photodetectors based on Ge quantum dots

Applied Physics Letters [AIP], Volume: 98 Issue: 22 Pages: 221107

C Summonte, E Centurioni, M Canino, M Allegrezza, A Desalvo, A Terrasi, S Mirabella, S Di Marco, MA Di Stefano, M Miritello, R Lo Savio, F Simone, R Agosta

Optical properties of silicon rich oxides

physica status solidi c [WILEY‐VCH Verlag], Volume: 8 Issue: 3 Pages: 996-1001

Salvo Mirabella, Davide De Salvador, Elena Bruno, Enrico Napolitani, Giorgia Scapellato, Massimo Mastromatteo, Giuliana Impellizzeri, Gabriele Bisognin, Simona Boninelli, Antonio Terrasi, Alberto Carnera, Francesco Priolo

(Invited) Recent Insights in the Diffusion of Boron in Silicon and Germanium

ECS Transactions [The Electrochemical Society], Volume: 33 Issue: 11 Pages: 167-178

Salvo Mirabella, Davide De Salvador, Elena Bruno, Enrico Napolitani, Giorgia Scapellato, Massimo Mastromatteo, Giuliana Impellizzeri, Gabriele Bisognin, Simona Boninelli, Antonio Terrasi, Alberto Carnera, Francesco Priolo

Recent Insights in the Diffusion of Boron in Silicon and Germanium

ECS Transactions [The Electrochemical Society], Volume: 33 Issue: 11 Pages: 167-178

Salvo Mirabella, Davide De Salvador, Elena Bruno, Enrico Napolitani, Giorgia Scapellato, Massimo Mastromatteo, Giuliana Impellizzeri, Gabriele Bisognin, Antonio Terrasi, Alberto Carnera, Francesco Priolo

Recent Insights in the Diffusion of B in Silicon and Germanium

Meeting Abstracts [The Electrochemical Society], Issue: 23 Pages: 1569-1569

E Bruno, S Mirabella, G Scapellato, G Impellizzeri, A Terrasi, F Priolo, E Napolitani, D De Salvador, M Mastromatteo, A Carnera

Radiation enhanced diffusion of B in crystalline Ge

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 518 Issue: 9 Pages: 2386-2389

G Bisognin, S Vangelista, M Mastromatteo, E Napolitani, D De Salvador, A Carnera, M Berti, E Bruno, G Scapellato, A Terrasi

Defects in Ge caused by sub-amorphizing self-implantation: Formation and dissolution

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 518 Issue: 9 Pages: 2326-2329

I Crupi, S Mirabella, D D’Angelo, S Gibilisco, A Grasso, S Di Marco, F Simone, A Terrasi

Anomalous and normal Hall effect in hydrogenated amorphous Si prepared by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 107 Issue: 4 Pages: 043503

S Cosentino, S Mirabella, M Miritello, G Nicotra, R Lo Savio, F Simone, C Spinella, A Terrasi

The role of the surfaces in the photon absorption in Ge nanoclusters embedded in silica

NANOSCALE RESEARCH LETTERS [], Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-7

C Summonte, A Desalvo, M Canino, M Allegrezza, M Rosa, M Ferri, E Centurioni, A Terrasi, S Mirabella

Optical properties of silicon nanodots in SiC matrix

25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Valencia, Spain [],

S Mirabella, R Agosta, G Franzò, I Crupi, M Miritello, R Lo Savio, MA Di Stefano, S Di Marco, F Simone, A Terrasi

Light absorption in silicon quantum dots embedded in silica

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 106 Issue: 10 Pages: 103505

E Bruno, S Mirabella, G Scapellato, G Impellizzeri, A Terrasi, F Priolo, E Napolitani, D De Salvador, M Mastromatteo, A Carnera

Mechanism of B diffusion in crystalline Ge under proton irradiation

Physical Review B [American Physical Society], Volume: 80 Issue: 3 Pages: 033204

Pei Lirong, Gerd Duscher, Christian Steen, Peter Pichler, Heiner Ryssel, Enrico Napolitani, Davide De Salvador, Alberto Maria Piro, Antonio Terrasi, Fabrice Severac, Filadelfo Cristiano, Karthik Ravichandran, Naveen Gupta, Wolfgang Windl

Detailed arsenic concentration profiles at Si/SiO {sub 2} interfaces

Journal of Applied Physics [], Volume: 104 Issue: 4

Lirong Pei, Gerd Duscher, Christian Steen, Peter Pichler, Heiner Ryssel, Enrico Napolitani, Davide De Salvador, Alberto Maria Piro, Antonio Terrasi, Fabrice Severac, Filadelfo Cristiano, Karthik Ravichandran, Naveen Gupta, Wolfgang Windl

Detailed arsenic concentration profiles at Si/SiO 2 interfaces

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 104 Issue: 4 Pages: 043507

D D’Angelo, S Mirabella, E Bruno, G Pulvirenti, A Terrasi, G Bisognin, M Berti, C Bongiorno, V Raineri

Role of C in the formation and kinetics of nanovoids induced by He+ implantation in Si

Journal of Applied Physics [AIP], Volume: 104 Issue: 2 Pages: 023501

C Summonte, S Mirabella, R Balboni, A Desalvo, I Crupi, F Simone, A Terrasi

Growth and characterization of Si nanodot multilayers in SiC matrix

Proceedings of the 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference [], Pages: 730-3

D D’Angelo, AM Piro, A Terrasi, MG Grimaldi, S Mirabella, C Bongiorno

Interface roughening and defect nucleation during solid phase epitaxy regrowth of doped and intrinsic Si 0.83 Ge 0.17 alloys

Journal of applied physics [AIP], Volume: 101 Issue: 10 Pages: 103508

D D’Angelo, AM Piro, S Mirabella, C Bongiorno, L Romano, A Terrasi, MG Grimaldi

Amorphous–crystalline interface evolution during Solid Phase Epitaxy Regrowth of SiGe films amorphized by ion implantation

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms [North-Holland], Volume: 257 Issue: 1-2 Pages: 270-274

Andrea Severino, DArrigo Giuseppe, Stefano Leone, Marco Mauceri, Giuseppe Abbondanza, Antonio Terrasi, Francesco La Via

Heteroepitaxial growth of 3C-SiC on Silicon-Porous Silicon-Silicon (SPS) substrates

ECS Transactions [The Electrochemical Society], Volume: 3 Issue: 5 Pages: 287-298

Michael W Davis, Jan Dymara, Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, Boris Okun

Cohomology of Coxeter groups with group ring coefficients: II

Algebraic & Geometric Topology [Mathematical Sciences Publishers], Volume: 6 Issue: 3 Pages: 1289-1318

Antonio Terrasi

Self-Assembling of Ge Islands on Blank, Patterned and Ion Implanted Si (001)

Meeting Abstracts [The Electrochemical Society], Issue: 31 Pages: 1412-1412

Antonio Terrasi

Thermal Oxidation of MBE SiGe Films: Ge Segregation and Defects Injection

Meeting Abstracts [The Electrochemical Society], Issue: 31 Pages: 1432-1432

Michael W Davis, Jan Dymara, Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, Boris Okun

Recent Issues

Algebraic & Geometric Topology [], Volume: 6 Issue: 3 Pages: 1289-1318

GF Cerofolini, C Galati, G Giorgi, A Motta, S Reina, L Renna, A Terrasi

Nearly flat, terraced, hydrogen-terminated, 1× 1 (100) silicon prepared by high-temperature exposure to H2

Applied Physics A [Springer Berlin Heidelberg], Volume: 81 Issue: 4 Pages: 745-751

M Spadafora, A Terrasi, S Mirabella, A Piro, MG Grimaldi, S Scalese, E Napolitani, M Di Marino, D De Salvador, A Carnera

Dry oxidation of MBE-SiGe films: rate enhancement, Ge redistribution and defect injection

Materials science in semiconductor processing [Pergamon], Volume: 8 Issue: 1-3 Pages: 219-224

F d'Acapito, S Mobilio, A Terrasi, S Scalese, G Franzó, F Priolo

Local order around Er3+ ions in thin silicon oxide layers grown in Si by MBE

Physica Scripta [IOP Publishing], Volume: 2005 Issue: T115 Pages: 384

V Lombardo, S Di Franco, L D'Urso, A La Magna, A Terrasi, RA Puglisi

Conductive Free Standing Polymer Paste Synthesized by Acid Induced Phase Separation

2018 IEEE 4th International Forum on Research and Technology for Society and Industry (RTSI) [IEEE], Pages: 1-5

Salvo Mirabella, Salvo Cosentino, Antonio Terrasi

Synthesis and Light Absorption Mechanism in Si or Ge Nanoclusters for Photovoltaics Applications

Solid State Phenomena [Trans Tech Publications], Volume: 205 Pages: 465-474

P Liu, ST Le, S Lee, D Paine, A Zaslavsky, D Pacifici, S Cosentino, S Mirabella, M Miritello, I Crupi, A Terrasi

Fast, high-efficiency Germanium quantum dot photodetectors

2012 Lester Eastman Conference on High Performance Devices (LEC) [IEEE], Pages: 1-3

Salvo Mirabella, Giuliana Di Martino, Isodiana Crupi, Santo Gibilisco, Maria Miritello, R Lo Savio, Francesca Simone, Antonio Terrasi, Francesco Priolo

Si: O Alloys for Photovoltaics: Optical and Electrical Properties from Quantum Dots to Thin Films

ECS Meeting [],

D Dangelo, S Mirabella, L Romano, AM Piro, A Terrasi, MG Mg, C Bongiorno Cbongiorno

Roughness evolution in the amorphous-crystalline interface during solid phase epitaxy of SiGe films

European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting 2006 [E-MRS], Pages: xxx-xxx

Salvo Mirabella, Isodiana Crupi, Salvatore Cosentino, Antonio Terrasi

Ge Nanostructures for Harvesting and Detection of Light

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices [Pan Stanford], Pages: 326-362

Antonio Terrasi, Salvatore Cosentino, Isodiana Crupi, Salvo Mirabella

Ge Nanostructures for Harvesting and Detection of Light

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices [Pan Stanford], Pages: 326-362

Ivan Marri, Marco Govoni, Stefano Ossicini

Carrier Multiplication in Isolated and Interacting Silicon Nanocrystals

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices: Light Energy Harvesting with Group IV Nanostructures [Pan Stanford], Pages: 177-202

Gabriele Bellocchi, G Franzò, F Iacona, S Boninelli, M Miritello, A Terrasi, C Spinella, F Priolo

Optical and Structural Properties of Europium Oxide Thin Films on Silicon Substrates

Nano-Optics for Enhancing Light-Matter Interactions on a Molecular Scale [Springer, Dordrecht], Pages: 397-397