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New paper accepted for publication on Scientific Reports

“Plasma activated water triggers plant defence responses” by Y. Zambon, N. Contaldo, R. Laurita, E. Várallyay, A. Canel, M. Gherardi, V. Colombo and A. Bertaccini has been accepted for publication on Scientific Reports.

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New paper on the contrast of SARS-Cov-2 indoor transmission has been published on Plasma Processes and Polymers

“Cold atmospheric plasma inactivation of aerosolized microdroplets containing bacteria and purified SARS-CoV-2 RNA to contrast airborne indoor transmission” , by Alina Bisag, Pasquale Isabelli, Romolo Laurita, Cristiana Bucci, Filippo Capelli, Giorgio Dirani, Matteo Gherardi, Giulia Laghi, Alessandro Paglianti, Vittorio Sambri, Vittorio Colombo has been accepted for publication on Plasma Processes and Polymers, DOI: 10.1002/ppap.202000154
The IAP Group acknowledges funding support from the 2014-2020 Emilia-Romagna Regional Operational Program of the European Regional Development Fund on industrial research and innovation projects for contrast solutions to the spread of COVID-19 – Project VIKI (VIrus KIller) – Plasma inactivation device to contrast bioaerosol indoor transport.  

New paper accepted for publication on Plasma Processes and Polymers

“Single step deposition of hexamethyldisiloxane surface gradient coatings with high amplitude of water contact angle over polyethylene foil” by H. Malekzad, T. Gallingani, F. Barletta, M. Gherardi, V. Colombo, D. Duday has been accepted for publication on Plasma Processes and Polymers.

New paper accepted for publication on Journal of Aerosol Science

“Online ion mobility spectrometry of nanoparticle formation by non-thermal plasma conversion of metal salts in liquid aerosol droplets” by T. Gallingani, N. H. Abuyazid, V. Colombo, M. Gherardi, R. M. Sankaran has been accepted for publication on Journal of Aerosol Science

Massimo Salvatores (1941-2020)

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Massimo Salvatores 1941–2020, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Volume 146, 2020.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anucene.2020.107633.

New paper accepted for publication on IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences

“Gas plasma technology – an asset to healthcare during viral pandemics such as the COVID-19 crisis?” by Sander Bekeschus, Axel Kramer, Elisabetta Suffredini, Thomas von Woedtke, and Vittorio Colombo is now available under the “Early Access” area on IEEE Xplore

Against Coronavirus – Emilia Romagna restarts from research

The contribution of prof V. Colombo starts at 8:40

The IAP group will participate to a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19”

The IAP group will participate to a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19

The project title is:

“Applicazione di trattamenti al plasma freddo atmosferico per la decontaminazione di superfici di alimenti e MOCA (materiali e oggetti a contatto con gli alimenti) da COVID19” led by the Interdepartmental Center for Agri-food Industrial Research (CIRI-AGRO)


The IAP group will lead a POR-FESR project funded by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19”

The IAP group will lead a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19

The project title is:

Progetto VIKI (VIrus KIller): dispositivo di sanificazione a contrasto del trasporto indoor di bioaerosol” led by the IAP Group of the Interdepartmental Center for Industrial Research Avanced Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Technology (CIRI-MAM)