Ritratto di leonetta.baldassarre@uniroma1.it
Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare Bacheca
FISICA GENERALE I 1035136 2021/2022
FISICA GENERALE I 1035136 2020/2021
FISICA GENERALE I 1035136 2019/2020
FISICA 1017400 2018/2019
FISICA 1017400 2017/2018
FISICA GENERALE I 1035136 2017/2018
FISICA GENERALE I 1035136 2016/2017
FISICA 1017400 2016/2017

Mercoledì 14:30-15:30

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
May 2019 - May 2022 Ricercatore TD-b at the Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome
October 2015 April 2019 Ricercatore TD-a at the Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome
PI of a funded project (S.I.R.) on plasmonic approaches to nano-infrared imaging techniques

February 2012 September 2015 Post-Doc researcher at the Center for Life NanoScience@Sapienza, Italian Institute of Technology (Rome, Italy)
Project title: Development of an Infrared imaging setup beyond diffraction limit

December 2008 - May 2011 Research Contract for post-doctoral research at the IR beamline SISSI at ELETTRA
Project title: Development of an experimental apparatus for the infrared study of biosystems and organics under pressure (Trieste, Italy)

December 2007 - November 2008 Post-doc position in the group of Prof. C.A. Kuntscher, Chair for Experimental Physics II, Physics Department, Universitat Augsburg (Augsburg, Germany)

December 2007 Thesis defence at University of Rome La Sapienza
Thesis title: An infrared study of the Metal to Insulator Transition in strongly correlated oxides.
Thesis referee: Prof. L. Degiorgi, ETH Zurich

November 2004 - October 2007 PhD student in Materials Science, course of studies: Physics (main subject:
Superconductivity) at University of Rome La Sapienza
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Lupi, work conducted in the IRS group at Sapienza University

October 2004 Italian Laurea at University of Rome La Sapienza
Thesis: Effects of charge ordering on the optical conductivity of NaxCoO2. Mark: 110/110

FELLOWSHIPS, HABILITATION AND AWARDS:

PI of a funded MIUR SIR project MINDS, Mid-Infrared Nano-optics, approaching plasmonics with Doped Semiconductors , July 2015 (eur 423000)
PI of a funded CNR SEED project Infrared Study of oxide interfaces , November 2014 (eur 6000)
Winner of the international "W. Mehr" fellowship award from the Leibnitz-Institute for High Performance Microelectronics (IHP) (Germany) 2019
Winner of a fellowship of the A. von Humboldt Foundation for post-doctoral research, November 2008 (L.B. has later declined the fellowship to move to Elettra Synchrotron in Trieste)
Winner of a fellowship of the Bayerische Forschungsstiftung for post-doctoral research, March 2008
Winner of a grant from A. della Riccia foundation for post-doctoral research, November 2007
Winner of a grant as teaching assistant (University of Rome La Sapienza), October 2005

RESEARCH TOPICS:
Mid-IR Plasmonics: Study of planar nanoantennas made of electron doped germanium on silicon.
Nano-imaging and spectroscopy in the infrared.
Phase transitions induced by temperature and/or external pressure in strongly correlated electron system studied by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

I am co-author of more than 90 publications, with an h-factor of 18 (ISI); 19 (Google Scholar).

TECHNICAL AND COMPUTING SKILLS
Fourier Transform Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy
Nano Imaging in the Infrared with near-field techniques and quantum cascade lasers
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
IR spectroscopy with Synchrotron Radiation
IR microscopy and imaging techniques on organic and biological samples (FPA, micro-ATR, Grazing angle
microscopy)
Raman Spectroscopy
High-pressure techniques (Diamond Anvil Cells)
High Vacuum and Cryogenic techniques
Good knowledge of various operating systems (OS, Linux, Windows) and data-analysis programs (OPUS, Igor,WAsf).
Good Knowledge of LabView

LECTURES:
-aa2017/2018 Modulo di elettromagnetismo (4CFU) per il corso di Fisica Generale per Ingegneria Informatica
-aa2016/2017 Modulo di elettromagnetismo (4CFU) per il corso di Fisica Generale per Ingegneria Informatica
-aa2015/2016 Esercitazioni di Fisica 1 per Matematica