A. Pisanu, A. Mahata, E. Mosconi, M. Patrini, P. Quadrelli, C. Milanese, F. De Angelis, L. Malavasi, Exploring the Limits of Three-Dimensional Perovskites: The case of FAPb1-xSnxBr3, ACS Energy Letters (2018) 3, 1353-1359. [LINK]


A. Bernasconi, C. Tealdi, L. Malavasi, High-Temperature Structural Evolution in the Ba3Mo(1-x)WxNbO8.5 System and Correlation with Ionic Transport Properties, Inorganic Chemistry (2018) 57, 6746-6752. [LINK]


A. Pisanu, A. Speltini, B. Vigani, F. Ferrari, M. Mannini, N. Calisi, B. Cortigiani, A. Caneschi, P. Quadrelli, A. Profumo, L. Malavasi, Enhanced Hydrogen Photogeneration by Bulk g.C3N4 Through a Simple and Efficient Oxidation Route, Dalton Trans. (2018) 47, 6772-6778. [LINK]

Graphical abstract: Enhanced hydrogen photogeneration by bulk g-C3N4 through a simple and efficient oxidation route


A. Speltini, A. Scalabrini, F. Maraschi, M. Sturini, A. Pisanu, L. Malavasi, A. Profumo, Improved photocatalytic H2 production assisted by acqeous glucose biomass by oxidized g-C3N4, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy (2018) 43, 14925-14933. [LINK]

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A. Bernasconi, C. Tealadi, M. Muehlbauer, L. Malavasi, Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Ionic Conductivity of the Ba3Mo1-xWxNbO8.5 Solid Solution, J. Solid State Chemistry (2018) 258, 628-633. [LINK]

F. Saporito, G. Sandri, M.C. Bonferoni, S. Rossi, L. Malavasi, C. Del Fante, B. Vigani, L. Black, F. Ferrari, Electrospun Gelatin–Chondroitin Sulfate Scaffolds Loaded with Platelet Lysate Promote Immature Cardiomyocyte ProliferationPolymers (2018) 10, 208 [LINK]


F. Saporito, G. Sandri, S. Rossi, M.C. Bonferoni, F. Riva, L. Malavasi, C. Caramella, F. Ferrari, Freeze dried chitosan acetate dressings with glycosaminoglycans and traxenamic acidCarbohydrate Polymers (2018) 15, 408 [LINK]



P. Postorino, L. Malavasi,Chemistry at high pressure: Tuning functional materials propertiesMRS Bulletin (2017) 42, 718. (Invited Review) [LINK]


F. Capitani, C. Carlo, S. Caramazza, P. Dore, A. Pisanu, L. Malavasi, L. Nataf, F. Baudelet, J.-B. Brubach, P. Roy, P. Postorino, Paolo, Locking of Methylammonium by pressure-enhanced H-bonding in MAPbBr3 hybrid perovskiteJ. Phys. Chem. C, 50,28125 [LINK]


D. S. Wragg, J. Sottmann, M. Dimichel, H. Fjellvåg, L. Malavasi, S. Margadonna, P. Vajeeston, G. Vaughan, Chemical structure of specific sodium ion battery components with operando pair distribution function and X-ray diffraction computed tomographyAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2017) 56, 11385 [LINK]


C. Ferrara, M. Patrini, A. Pisanu, P. Quadrelli, C. Milanese, C. Tealdi, L. Malavasi, Wide Band-gap Tuning in Sn-based Hybrid Perovskites through Cation Replacement: Synthesis and Properties of the FA1-xMAxSnBr3 Mixed SystemJ. Mater. Chem. A (2017) 5, 9391 [LINK]


A. Pisanu, C. Ferrara, P. Quadrelli, G. Guizzetti, M. Patrini, C. Milanese, C. Tealdi, L. Malavasi, The FA1-xMAxPbI3 System: Correlation between Stoichiometry Control, Crystal Structure, Optical Properties and Phase StabilityJ. Phys. Chem. C (2017) 121,8746 [LINK]


P. Postorino, L. Malavasi, Pressure-Induced Effects in Organic-Inorganic Hybrid PerovskiteJ. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2017) INVITED PERSPECTIVE, in press [LINK]

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A. Bernasconi, L. Malavasi, Direct Evidence of Permanent Octahedra Distortion in MAPbBr3 Hybrid PerovskiteACS Energy Letters (2017) 2, 863 [LINK]


M. Sturini, A. Speltini, F. Maraschi, A. Profumo, L. Pretali, A. Albini, L. Malavasi, g-C3N4promoted degradation of ofloxacin antibiotic in natural waters under simultaed sunlight Environ Sci Pollut Res. (2017) 24, 4153

132 A. Speltini, F. Maraschi, R, Govoni, C. Milanese, A. Profumo, L. Malavasi, M. Sturini “Facile and fast preparation of low-cost silica-supported graphitic carbon nitride for solid-phase extraction of fluoroquinolone drugs from environmental waters“, J. Chromatography A (2017) 1489, 9


131 K. Page, J. E. Siewenie, P. Quadrelli, L. Malavasi “Short-range Order of Methylammonium and Persistence of Distortion at the Local Scale in MAPbBr3 Hybrid Perovskite“, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2016) 55, 14320.

130 M. Patrini, P. Quadrelli, C. Milanese, L. Malavasi “FA0.8MA0.2SnxPb1-xI3 Hybrid Perovskite Solid Solution: towards Environmental Friendly, Stable and near-IR Absorbing Materials“, Inorganic Chemistry (2016)

129 F. Capitani, C. Marini, S. Caramazza, P. Postorino, G. Garbarino, M. Hanfland, A. Pisanu, P. Quadrelli, L. Malavasi, High-pressure behaviour of MAPbI3 hybrid perovskite, J. Appl. Physics (2016), 119, 185901



128 A. Mancini, P. Quadrelli, G. Amoroso, C. Milanese, M. Boiocchi, A. Sironi, M. Patrini, G. Guizzetti, L. Malavasi, Synthesis, structural and optical characterization of APbX3 (A = methylammonium, dimethylammonium, trimethylammonium; X = I, Br, Cl) hybrid organic-inorganic materialsJ. Solid State Chem (2016), 240, 55-60



127  G.A Artioli, A. Mancini, V.R Barbieri, M.C Quattrini, E. Quartarone, M.C Mozzati, G. Drera, L. Sangaletti, V. Gombac, P. Fornasiero, L. Malavasi, Correlation between Deposition Parameters and Hydrogen Production in CuO Nanostructured Thin FilmsLangmuir (2016) 32 1510-1520

126 M. Baldini, P. Postorino, L. Malavasi, C. Marini, K. W. Chapman, Ho-kwang Mao, Role of structural degrees of freedom in the high pressure insulator to metal transition of VO2Phys. Rev. B (2016) 93, 245137


125 F. Capitani, M. Hoppner, L. Malavasi, C. Marini, M. Hanfland, P. Dore, L. Boeri, P. Postorino, Structural evolution of solid phenanthrene at high pressures, J. Phys. Chem. C (2016) 120 14310

124 M. Sherafati, M. Baldini, L. Malavasi, S. Satpathy, Percolative Metal-Insulator Transition in LaMnO3Phys. Rev. B (2016) 93 024107



123 A. Mancini, L. Malavasi, Recent Advances in the application of total scattering methods to functional materialsInvited Feature ArticleChem. Comm. (2015) 51 16592 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

122 C. Ferrara, A. Mancini, C. Ritter, L. Malavasi, C. Tealdi, Interstitial oxide ion migration in scheelite-type electrolytes: a combined neutron diffraction and computational studyJ. Mater. Chem. A (2015) 3 22258 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

121 A. Mancini, P. Quadrelli, C. Milanese, M. Patrini, G. Guizzetti, L. Malavasi,  CH3NH3SnxPb1-xBr3 hybrid perovskite solid solution: synthesis, structure and optical propertiesInorganic Chemistry (2015) 54 8893 [” target=”_blank”>LINK]



120 M. Baldini, T. Maramatsu, M. Sherafati, H.-K. Mao, L. Malavasi, P. Postorino, S. Satpathy, V. V Struzhkin, Origin of colossal magneto-resistance in LaMnOmanganitePNAS (2015) 112 10869 [“>” target=”_blank”>LINK]

119 – K.V. Yusenko, J. Sottmann, H. Emerich, W.A. Crichton, L. Malavasi, S. Margadonna,  Hyper-expanded interlayer separations in superconducting barium intercalates of FeSe, Chem. Comm. (2015) 51 7112 [” target=”_blank”>LINK]

118 – S. Protti, G.A. Artioli, F. Capitani, C. Marini, P. Dore, P. Postorino, L. Malavasi, M. Fagnogni, Preparation of (substituted) picenes via solarlight-induced Mallory photocyclizationRSC Advances (2015) 5 27470 [” target=”_blank”>LINK]

117 – G. A. Artioli, F. Hammerath, M. C. Mozzati, P. Carretta, F. Corana, B. Mannucci, S. Margadonna, L. Malavasi, Superconductivity in Sm-doped [n]phenacenes (n = 3, 4, 5), Chem. Comm. (2015) 51 1092 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

116 – C. Tealdi, E. Quartarone, P. Mustarelli, L. Malavasi, Nanoscale stabilization of scheelite-type structure in La0.99Ca0.01NbO4 thin filmsNanoscale (2015) 7 2221 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

Graphical abstract: Nanoscale stabilization of the scheelite-type structure in La0.99Ca0.01NbO4 thin films…” title=”Graphical abstract” width=”170″ />

In this paper we report on the deposition of La0.99Ca0.01NbO4 thin films with scheelite-type crystal structure.

115 – M. Sturini, A. Speltini, F. Maraschi, E. Rivagli, L. Pretali, L. Malavasi, A. Profumo, E. Fasani, A. Albini, Sunlight photodegradation of marbofloxacin and enrofloxacin adsorbed on clay mineralsJournal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry (2015) 299 103 [“>” target=”_blank”>LINK]



114 – C. Tealdi, L. Malavasi, I. Uda, C. Ferrara, V. Berbenni and P. Mustarelli, Nature of conductivity in SrSiO3-based fast ion conductors, Chem. Comm. (2014) 50 14732 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

113 – A. Mancini, V. Barbieri, J.C. Neufeind, K. Page, L. Malavasi, Correlation between the local scale structure and the electrochemical properties in lithium orthosilicate cathode materials, J. Mater. Chem. A (2014) 2 17867 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

112 – G.A. Artioli, L. Malavasi, Superconductivity in metal-intercalated aromatic hydrocarbonsJ. Mater. Chem. C (2014) DOI: 10.1039/C3TC32326A [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK] INVITED HIGHLIGHT

111 – E. Rivagli, A. Pastorello, M. Sturini, F. Maraschi, A. Speltini, L. Zampori, M. Setti, L. Malavasi, A. Profumo, Clay minerals for adsorption of veterinary FQs: Behavior and modelingJournal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2014)  2 738 – 744[“>” target=”_blank”>LINK]

110 – A. Mancini, V. Felice, I. Natali Sora, L. Malavasi, C. Tealdi, Chemical compatibility study of melilite-type gallate solid electrolyte with different cathode materialsSolid State Ionics (2014) 213 287 [“>” target=”_blank”>LINK]

109 – W-P. HsiehM. TrigoD.A. ReisG.A. ArtioliL. Malavasi and W.L. MaoEvidence for photo-induced monoclinic metallic VO2 under high pressureAppl. Phys. Lett(2014) 104 021917 [“>LINK]

108 – C. Tealdi, S. Pin, G. Chiodelli, L. Malavasi, G. Flor, Ionic Conductivity in Melilite-type Silicates, J. Mater. Chem. A (2014) 2 907 [!divAbs…“>LINK]


107 – Liv-Elisif Kalland, Anna Magraso, Alessandro Mancini, Cristina Tealdi, Lorenzo Malavasi, Local Structure of Proton-Conducting Lanthanum Tungstate La28-xW4+xO54+delta: a Combined Density Functional Theory and Pair Distribution Function StudyChem. Mater. (2013) 25 2378. [“>LINK]

106 – F. Capitani, M. Hoeppner, B. Joseph, L. Malavasi, G.A. Artioli, G. L. Baldassarre, A. Perucchi, M. Piccinini, S. Lupi, P. Dore, L. Boeri, P. Postorino, Combined experimental and computational study of the pressure dependence of the vibrational spectrum of solid picene C22H14,Phys. Rev B (2013) 88 144303 [“>LINK]

105 – G. Chiodelli, L. Malavasi, Electrochemical open circuit voltage (OCV) characterization of SOFC materials, Ionics (2013) 19 1135 [“>LINK]

104 – C. Marini, S. Pascarelli, O. Mathon, B. Joseph, L. Malavasi, P. Postorino, Tracking competitive lattice distortions in strongly correlated VO2-based systems: A temperature-dependent EXAFS studyEPL (2013) 102 66004 [“>LINK]

103 – S. Fanetti, M. Citroni, L. Malavasi, G.A. Artioli, P. Postorino, R. Bini, High-Pressure Optical Properties and Chemical Stability of PiceneJ. Phys. Chem. C (2013) 117 5334. [“>LINK]

102 – G. Drera, L. Sangaletti, F. Bondino, M. Malvestuto, L. Malavasi, Y. Diaz-Fernandez, S. Dash, M.C. Mozzati, P. Galinetto, Labeling interacting configurations through an analysis of excitation dynamics in a resonant photoemission experiment: the case of rutile TiO2J. Phys. Cond. Mat.(2013) 25 075502 [“>LINK]


101 – A. Mancini, J.F. Shin, A. Orera, P.R. Slater, C. Tealdi, Y. Ren, K.L. Page, L. Malavasi “Insight into the local structure of barium indate oxide-ion conductors: an x-ray total scattering study“, Dalton Trans. (2012) 41 50-53 [!divAbs…“>LINK]

100 – S. Fanetti, M. Citroni, R. Bini, L. Malavasi, G.A. Artioli, P. Postorino, HOMO-LUMO transitions in solvated and crystalline piceneJ. Chem. Phys. (2012) 137 224506 [“>LINK]

99 – B. Joseph, L. Boeri, L. Malavasi, F. Capitani, G.A. Artioli, S. Protti, M. Fagnoni, A. Albini, C. Marini, L. Baldassarre, A. Perucchi, S. Lupi, P. Postorino, P. Dore, Vibrational spectrum of solid picene (C22H14)J. Phys. Cond. Mat. (2012) 24 252203 [“>LINK]

98 – L. Baldassarre, A. Perucchi, P. Postorino, S. Lupi, C. Marini, L. Malavasi, J. Jiang, J.D. Weiss, E.E. Hellstrom, I. Pallecchi, P. Dore, Electrodynamics of BaFe2As2 from infrared measurements under pressure, Phys. Rev. B (2012) 85 174522 [” target=”_blank”>LINK]

97 – M. Mitrano, B. Maroni, C. Marini, M. Hanfland, B. Joseph, P. Postorino, L. Malavasi, Anisotropic compression in the high-pressure regime of pure and chromium-doped vanadium dioxidePhys. Rev. B (2012) 85 184108 [” target=”_blank”>LINK]

96 – L. Malavasi, S. Margadonna, Structure-properties correlations in Fe chalcogenide superconductorsChem Soc. Rev. (2012) 41 3897 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]

95 – A. Mancini, C. Tealdi, L. Malavasi, Interstitial oxygen in the Ga-based melilite ion conductor: A neutron total scattering studyInt. J. Hydrogen Energy (2012) 37 8073 [“>” target=”_blank”>LINK]

94 – C. Tealdi, C. Ferrara, L. Malavasi, P. Mustarelli, C. Ritter, A. Spinella, D. Massiot, P. Florian, Average versus local structure in K2NiF4-type LaSrAlO4: direct experimental evidence of local cationic orderingJ. Mater. Chem. (2012) 22 10488 [!divAbs…” target=”_blank”>LINK]


93-  Diaz-Fernandez, P. Pallavicini, L. Pasotti, C. Milanese, E. Pellicer, M.D. Baro, Y. Ren, L. Malavasi “Nanoscale phase separation in coated Ag nanoparticles“, Nanoscale (2011) 3, 4220-4225.

92 – B. Joseph, A. Iadecola, L. Malavasi, N.L. Saini, “Temperature dependent local structure of NdFeAsO1-xFx system using arsenic K-edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure” J. Phys. Condens. Matter (2011) 23, 265701” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

91 – L. Malavasi G.A. Artioli, H. Kim, B. Maroni, J. Boby, Y. Ren, Th. Proffen, S.J.L. Billinge, “Evidence of Local Structural Distortions in the SmFeAsO1-xFx high Temperature Superconductor” J. Phys. Condens. Matter (2011) 23, 272201” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

90 –  B. Joseph, V. Zinth, M. Brunelli, D. Johrendt, L. Malavasi “Local structural studies of Ba1-xKxFe2As2 using x-ray pair distribution function analysis“, J. Phys. Condens. Matter (2011) 23, 112202” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

89 –  L. Malavasi “Total scattering investigation of materials for clean energy applications: the importance of the local structure“, Dalton Transacrtions (2011) 40, 3777, Invited Paper for the themed issue “Contribution of Inorganic Chemistry to Energy Research”” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

88 – L. Malavasi, C. Tealdi, C. Ritter, V. Pomjakushin, F. Gozzo, Y. Diaz-Fernandez, “Combined Neutron and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Investigation of the BaCe0.85-xZrxY0.15O3 (0.1<x<0.4) Proton Conductors”Chem. Mater. (2011) 23, 1323…” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

87 – B. Maroni, D. Di Castro, J. Boby, M.C. Mozzati, S. Weyeneth, H. Keller, R. Khasanov, P.Dore, P. Postorino, L. Malavasi,  “Pressure Effects in the Isoelectronic REFe0.85Ir0.15AsO System”J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2011) 133, 3252…” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

86 – L. Malavasi, A. Orera, P.R. Slater, P. Panchamtia, M.S. Islam, “Local structure investigation of oxide ion and proton defects in Ge-apatites by Pair Distribution Function analysis“, Chem. Comm. (2011) 47, 250 Invited Paper for the Emerging Investigators Issue.DOI:10.1039/C0CC00523A

2010” target=”_blank”>85 – M. Scavini, M. Coduri, M. Allieta, L. Mollica, M. Brunelli, L. Malavasi, A. Lascialfari, C. Ferrero, “Effect of Local Disorder on the Transport Properties of Al Doped SmBa2Cu3O6+? Superconductors”, J. Phys. Chem. C (2010) 114, 19509…” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

84 – C. Tealdi, C. Ferrari, L. Malavasi, P. Mustarelli, C. Ritter, G. Chiodelli, Y. Diaz-Fernandez “High Temperature Neutron Diffraction Study of La2-xSrxCoO4: Correlation between Structure and Transport Properties” Phys. Rev. B (2010) 82, 174118” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

83 – L. Malavasi, C. Fisher, S.M. Islam, “Recent developments in oxide-ion and proton conducting materials for clean energy applications: structural and mechanistic features“, Chem. Soc. Rev. (2010) 39, 4370” target=”_blank”>[LINK]” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

82 – F. Rossella, P. Galinetto, M.C. Mozzati, L. Malavasi, Y. Diaz Fernandez, G. Drera and L. Sangaletti “A Raman study of of TiO2 thin films for spintronic applications“, J. Raman Spectroscopy (2010) 41, 558-565” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

81 – C. Marini, L. Baldassarre, M. Baldini, A. Perucchi, D. Di Castro, L. Malavasi, S. Lupi, P. Postorino, “Pressure induced phase transition in monoclinic VO2” High Pressure Research (2010) 30, 55–59“>” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

80 -L. Malavasi, M. Baldini, D. Di Castro, A. Nucara, W. Chricton, M. Mezouar, P. Postorino “High pressure behaviour of Ga-doped LaMnO3: a combined x-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy study”, J. Mater. Chem. (2010) 20, 1304–1311” target=”_blank”>[LINK]  Invited Paper for the Emerging Investigators Issue

79 – B. Maroni, L. Malavasi, M.C. Mozzati, M. Grandi, D. Chermisi, P. Dore, P. Postorino, “Structural and physical properties of SmFe1-xIrxAsO (0?x?0.275) obtained by synchrotron x-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, and magnetization measurements“, PRB (2010) 82, 104503” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

78 – L. Malavasi, G.A. Artioli, M.C. Mozzati, C. Ritter, B. Pahari, B. Maroni, A. Caneschi “Phase diagram of NdFeAsO1-xFx: essential role of chemical composition” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2010) 132, 2417-2420” target=”_blank”>[LINK]

85 – G. Drera , M.C. Mozzati , P. Galinetto, Y. Diaz-Fernandez, L. Malavasi, F. Bondino, M. Malvesturo, and L. Sangaletti “Enhancement of room temperature ferromagnetism in N-doped TiO2-x rutile: Correlation with the local electronic properties“, App. Phys. Lett. (2010) 97, 012506” target=”_blank”>[LINK]