Publications

2019

T. Baran, S. Wojtyla, A. Minguzzi*, S. Rondinini, A. Vertova “Achieving efficient H2O2 production by a
visible-light absorbing, highly stable photosensitized TiO2” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 244, 303–312, 2019

2018

Fracchia, A. Visibile, E. Ahlberg, A. Vertova, A. Minguzzi, P. Ghigna, S. Rondinini “α- and γ-FeOOH: stability, reversibility and nature of the active phase under hydrogen evolution” ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1 (4),  1716–1725, 2018.

Orsini, E. Pargoletti, A. Vertova, A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, S. Rondinini, G. Cappelletti “Ad hoc tailored electrocatalytic MnO2 nanorods for the oxygen reduction in aqueous and organic media”. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry  808, 439–445, 2018.

Baran, S. Wojtyła, A. Vertova, A. Minguzzi, S. Rondinini ”Photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic systems based on titanates for hydrogen peroxide formation “ Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, J. Electroanal. Chem.  808, 395-402, 2018.

Tomasz Baran, Alberto Visibile, Szymon Wojtyła, Marcello Marelli, Stefano Checchia, Marco Scavini, Francesco Malara, Alberto Naldoni, Alberto Vertova, Sandra Rondinini, Alessandro Minguzzi. “Reverse type I core – CuI /shell – CuO: A versatile heterostructure for photoelectrochemical applications”. Electrochimica Acta,  266, 441-451, 2018.

Alessandro Minguzzi, Linda Montagna, Andrea Falqui, Alberto Vertova, Sandra Rondinini, Paolo Ghigna. “Dynamics of oxide growth on Pt nanoparticles electrodes in the presence of competing halides by operando energy dispersive X-Ray absorption spectroscopy”. Electrochimica Acta,  270, 378, 2018.

Sandra Rondinini, Cristina Locatelli, Alessandro Minguzzi, Alberto Vertova, “Electroreduction” in the Electrochemical Water and Wastewater Treatment, edited by Carlos Alberto Martinez-Huitle, Manuel Andrès Rodrigo, Onofrio Scialdone. 2018-Elsevier Inc. – Oxford OX51GB, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-0-12-813160-2. 2018

2017

A. Minguzzi, A. Naldoni, O. Lugaresi, E. Achilli, F. D’Acapito, F. Malara, C. Locatelli, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini, P. Ghigna “Observation of charge transfer cascades in α-Fe2O3/IrOx photoanodes by operando X-rayabsorption spectroscopy” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics19, 5715 – 5720, 2017.

Elisabetta Achilli, Alberto Vertova, Alberto Visibile, Cristina Locatelli, Alessandro Minguzzi, Sandra Rondinini, and Paolo Ghigna. “Structure and Stability of a Copper(II) Lactate Complex in Alkaline Solution: a Case Study by Energy-Dispersive X‑ray Absorption Spectroscopy”. Inorg. Chem., 56, 6982−6989, 2017.

2016

Sandra Rondinini, Ottavio Lugaresi, Elisabetta Achilli, Cristina Locatelli, Alessandro Minguzzi, Alberto Vertova, Paolo Ghigna, Christos Comninellis, “Fixed Energy X-ray Absorption Voltammetry and Extended X-ray Absorption fine Structure of Ag nanoparticle electrodes”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 766, 71, 2016.

C. L. Bianchi, C. Pirola, F. Galli, S. Vitali, A. Minguzzi, M. Stucchi, F. Manenti, V. Capucci “NOx degradation in a continuous large-scale reactor using full-size industrial photocatalytic tiles” Catalysis Science & Technology, 6  2261–2267, 2016.

Alessandro Minguzzi, Gianluca Longoni, Giuseppe Cappelletti, Eleonora Pargoletti, Chiara Di Bari, Cristina Locatelli, Marcello Marelli, Sandra Rondinini, Alberto Vertova. “The Influence of Carbonaceous Matrices and Electrocatalytic MnO2 Nanopowders on Lithium-Air Battery Performances”. Nanomaterials, 6, 10, 2016.

Achilli, E.; Minguzzi, A.; Visibile, A.; Locatelli, C.; Vertova, A.; Naldoni, A.; Rondinini, S.; Auricchio, F.; Marconi, S.; Fracchia, M.; Ghigna. “3D-printed photo-spectroelectrochemical devices for in situ and in operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy investigationP. J. Synchrotron Rad., 23, 622, 2016.

E. Pargoletti, G. Cappelletti, A. Minguzzi, S. Rondinini, M. Leoni, M. Marelli, A. Vertova. “High-performance of bare and Ti-doped a-MnO2 nanoparticles in catalyzing the Oxygen Reduction Reaction”. J Power Sources., 325, 116, 2016.

Tomasz Baran, Martina Fracchia, Alberto Vertova, Elisabetta Achilli, Alberto Naldoni, Francesco Malara, Giacomo Rossi, Sandra Rondinini, Paolo Ghigna, Alessandro Minguzzi, Francesco D’Acapito, “Operando and Time-Resolved X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy for the Study of Photoelectrode Architectures” Electrochimica Acta, 207, 16–21, 2016.

Sandra Rondinini, Alessandro Minguzzi, Elisabetta Achilli, Cristina Locatelli, Giovanni Agostini, Sakura Pascarelli, Giorgio Spinolo, Alberto Vertova, Paolo Ghigna, “The dynamics of pseudocapacitive phenomena studied by Energy Dispersive X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy on hydrous iridium oxide electrodes in alkaline media”, Electrochimica Acta, 212, 247–253, 2016.

Tomasz Baran, Szymon Wojtyła, Cristina Lenardi, Alberto Vertova, Paolo Ghigna, Elisabetta Achilli, Martina Fracchia, Sandra Rondinini, Alessandro Minguzzi, “An Efficient CuxO Photocathode for Hydrogen Production at Neutral pH: New Insights from Combined Spectroscopy and Electrochemistry”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 21250−21260, 2016.

2015

Andrea Carrà, Alessandra Fernicola, Alberto Vertova, “Gas management as possible solution for long-life Li-ion batteries. A spectro-electrochemical approach to support the technological troubleshooting of Li-ion cell devices”. LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing. Verlag publisher. ISBN 978-3-659-70740-7

Minguzzi A., Battistel D, Rodríguez-López, J, Vertova A, Rondinini S, Bard A.J., Daniele S., “Rapid characterization of oxygen-evolving electrocatalyst spot arrays by the substrate generation/tip collection mode of scanning electrochemical microscopy with decreased O2 diffusion layer overlap”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 2941−2947, 2015.

A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, O. Lugaresi, E. Achilli, G. Cappelletti, M. Scavini, M. Coduri, P. Masala, B. Sacchi, A. Vertova, P. Ghigna, S. Rondinini “Easy Accommodation of Different Oxidation States in Iridium Oxide Nanoparticles with Different Hydration Degree as Water Oxidation Electrocatalysts”, ACS Catal., 5 5104−5115, 2015.

F. Malara, A. Minguzzi, M. Marelli, S. Morandi, R. Psaro, V. Dal Santo, A. Naldoni “α‑Fe2O3/NiOOH: An Effective Heterostructure for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation”, ACS Catal., 5, 5292-5300, 2015.

S. Morandi, A. Minguzzi “The cavity-microelectrode as a tip for scanning electrochemical microscopy”, Electrochem. Commun., 59, 100-103, 2015.

O. Lugaresi, J. V. Perales-Rondón, A. Minguzzi, J. Solla-Gullón, S Rondinini, J. M. Feliu, C. M. Sánchez-Sánchez “Rapid screening of silver nanoparticles for the catalytic degradation ofchlorinated pollutants in water” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 163, 554–563, 2015.

2014

A. Minguzzi, O. Lugaresi, E. Achilli, C. Locatelli, A. Vertova, P. Ghigna, S. Rondinini. “Observing the Oxidation State Turnover in Heterogeneous Iridium-Based Water Oxidation Catalysts”, Chem. Sci., 5, 3591-3597, 2014.

O. Lugaresi, H.Encontre, C. Locatelli, A. Minguzzi, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini, C. Comninellis, “Gas-phase volatile organic chloride electroreduction: a versatile experimental setup for electrolytic dechlorination and voltammetric analysis”, Electrochem. Comm., 44, 63, 2014.

M. Marelli, A. Naldoni, A. Minguzzi, M. Allieta, T. Virgili, G. Scavia, S. Recchia, R. Psaro, V. Dal Santo. “Hierarchical Hematite Nanoplatelets for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 11997−12004, 2014.

A. Minguzzi, C. M. Sánchez-Sánchez, S. Rondinini, V. Montiel. “Induced self-doping of TiO2 studied by scanning electrochemical microscopy”, ChemElectroChem., 1, 1415-1421, 2014.

E. Achilli,  A. Minguzzi, O. Lugaresi, C. Locatelli, S. Rondinini, G. Spinolo, P. Ghigna “In-situ dispersive EXAFS in electrocatalysis: the investigation of the local structure of IrOx in chronoamperometric conditions as a case study” , Journal of Spectroscopy, Article number 480102, 2014.

A. Minguzzi, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini, “Reductive dechlorination of organic pollutants for wastewater treatment” in the Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry, 2014, edited by Robert F. Savinell, Ken-ichiro Ota and Gerhard Kreysa, Springer.

2013

A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, O. Lugaresi, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini “Au-based/electrochemically etched cavity microelectrodes as optimal tool for quantitative analyses on finely dispersed electrode materials: Pt/C, IrO2-SnO2 and Ag catalysts” Electrochimica Acta, 114, 637, 2013.

O. Lugaresi, A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini, C. Amatore, “Benzyl Chloride Electroreduction on Ag Cathodes in CH3CN in the Presence of Small Amounts of Water: Evidences of Quantitative Effects on Reaction Rates and Mechanism”, Electrocatalysis, 4, 353, 2013.

A. Minguzzi, O. Lugaresi, C. Locatelli, S. Rondinini, F. D’Acapito, E. Achilli, Paolo Ghigna “Fixed Energy X-Ray Absorption Voltammetry (FEXRAV)” Anal. Chem., 85, 7009−7013, 2013.

M. Doubova, S. Rondinini, A. Vertova, L. Bulgariu, “Studying electron transfer reaction at the Au/n-decanethiol/aqueous solution of NaNO3 interface by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy”, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, 49 (1), 26-37, 2013.

C. Locatelli, A. Minguzzi, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini, “IrO2-SnO2 mixtures as electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline media”, J. App. Electrochem., 43, 171–179, 2013.

2012

A. Minguzzi, O. Lugaresi, G. Aricci, S. Rondinini, A. Vertova, “Silver nanoparticles for hydrodehalogenation reduction: Evidence of a synergistic effect between catalyst and support”, Electrochem Commun., 22, 25-28, 2012.

M. Doubova, M. Fabrizio, S. Daolio, A. Forlini, S. Rondinini, A. Vertova, “Electron Transfer Across the Interface Gold/Self_Assembled Organic Monolayer. Comparison of Single- and Two-Component Systems”, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, 48, 351, 2012.

A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, G. Cappelletti, C. L. Bianchi, A. Vertova, S. Ardizzone, S. Rondinini “Designing materials by means of the cavity-microelectrode: the introduction of the quantitative rapid screening toward a highly efficient catalyst for water oxidation”, J. Mater. Chem., 22, 8896, 2012.

A. Gallo, T. Montini, M. Marelli, A. Minguzzi, V. Gombac, R. Psaro, P. Fornasiero, V. Dal Santo “H2 production by renewables photoreforming on Au-Pt/TiO2 catalysts”, ChemSusChem, 5, 1800-1811, 2012.

A. Vertova, A. Forlini, S. Rondinini “Probing the Electron Transfer Process of Cytochrome C Embedded in Mixed Thiol SAM on Electrodeposited Gold”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (4), F1-F6, 2012.

A. Minguzzi, C. Locatelli, G. Cappelletti, M. Scavini, A. Vertova, P. Ghigna, S. Rondinini “IrO2-Based Disperse-Phase Electrocatalysts: A Complementary Study by Means of the Cavity-Microelectrode and Ex-Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy”, J. Phys Chem A, 116, 6497, 2012.

A. Minguzzi, Fu-Ren F. Fan, A. Vertova, S. Rondinini,  A. J. Bard. “Dynamic potential–pH diagrams application to electrocatalysts for water oxidation”. Chem. Sci., 3, 217, 2012.

C. L. Bianchi, C. Pirola, S. Gatto, S. Nucci, A. Minguzzi, G. Cerrato, S. Biella, V. Capucci “New Surface properties on porcelain gres tiles with a look to human health and environment”, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, article no. 970182, 2012.

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