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

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

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

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

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

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