Dr. Francesca Terenziani
at Univ degli Studi di Parma
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Author
Area of Expertise:
Nonlinear optics , Spectroscopy , Theoretical modeling , Charge transfer , Energy transfer , pi-conjugated systems
Profile Summary

Education
- 1994 - 1999: Chemistry Degree at the Parma University (cum laude).
- 2000 - 2003: PhD in Chemical Sciences, at the Parma University, under the supervision of Prof. Anna Painelli. Title of the thesis: Molecular materials with highly delocalized electrons: charge and energy transfer in multiphoton and multiphonon processes.

Scientific Activity
- January 2003 - March 2004: Research fellow in Parma. Research in the field of supramolecular effects on the spectroscopic properties of organic chromophores for advanced applications. Teaching experience in the courses of Chemical Physics and Molecular Spectroscopy.
- April 2004 - September 2005: Research fellow (European Community, Marie-Curie Intra-European Fellowship) in Rennes 1 University (UMR6510), in the group of Dr. Mireille Blanchard-Desce. Title of the project: SISMA (Supramolecular Interactions in Smart MAterials).
- November 2005 and currently: research staff member and assistant professor in Parma.
- July 2006: invited professor at CNRS-UMR6510, Rennes 1 University (France).
- July 1-15, 2007: invited professor at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Molecular functional materials: linear and nonlinear optical properties, effects of intermolecular interactions, charge- and energy-transfer processes.
Development of original interpretative and predictive theoretical models for the description of the properties of chromophores and multichromophores of increasing complexity.
Spectroscopic characterization of molecular and supramolecular systems with tailored properties.

Scientific production
37 publications in main international peer-reviewed journals, 20 publications in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, 3 book chapters; 37 contributions to international conferences, among which 9 oral communications personally presented; 2 invited lectures.
Publications (6)

Proceedings Article | 18 August 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7774, Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials X
KEYWORDS: Transparency, Luminescence, Quantum efficiency, Chromophores, Nonlinear optics, Picosecond phenomena, Electro optics, Computer architecture, Polarizability, Absorption

Proceedings Article | 21 August 2009
Proc. SPIE. 7413, Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials IX
KEYWORDS: Modulation, Luminescence, Chromophores, Nonlinear optics, Excitons, Molecular interactions, Electro optics, Electro optical modeling, Systems modeling, Absorption

Proceedings Article | 25 April 2008
Proc. SPIE. 6999, Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics III
KEYWORDS: Spectroscopy, Luminescence, Molecules, Crystals, Chromophores, Nonlinear optics, Molecular spectroscopy, Molecular interactions, Systems modeling, Absorption

Proceedings Article | 16 April 2008
Proc. SPIE. 6999, Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics III
KEYWORDS: Polymers, Spectroscopy, Molecules, Physics, Chromophores, Nonlinear optics, Molecular spectroscopy, Spectroscopes, Polarizability, Absorption

Proceedings Article | 16 April 2008
Proc. SPIE. 6999, Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics III
KEYWORDS: Carbon, Spectroscopy, Luminescence, Molecules, Quantum efficiency, Chromophores, Nonlinear optics, Molecular interactions, Molecular photonics, Absorption

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