Dr. Marco Boselli partecipated to CESPC7

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The 7th Central European Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (CESPC7) was held in Sveti Martin na Muri (Croatia) from the 3 to the 7 September 2017.

Dr. Marco Boselli partecipated bringing our contribution:
– 3D modelling of a DC transferred arc twin torch plasma system for the synthesis of copper nanoparticles (oral presentation)
– Design oriented modelling for the synthesis process of copper nanoparticles by a radio-frequency induction thermal plasma system (poster presentation)

Further information on the Symposium are available on the conference website.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo, Dr. Matteo Gherardi and Dr. Anna Liguori will partecipate to the ESB 2017

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The 28th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB 2017) will be held in Athens (Greece) from the 4 to the 8 September 2017.

 Prof. Vittorio Colombo, Dr. Matteo Gherardi and Dr. Anna Liguori will partecipate bringing our contribution:

  • Deposition of polymeric films and co-deposition of nanocomposite coatings by means of a cold atmospheric pressure plasma jet (oral presentation)
  • Cold atmospheric pressure plasma for the solid-state crosslinking of water soluble electrospun polymers (poster presentation)

Prof. Colombo, Prof. Favia from University of Bari and Prof. Rimondini from University of Eastern Piedmont are the organizers of the Special Symposium “Advanced plasma processes for biomedical applications”, which will be held on 6 September. Further information on the Symposium are available on the conference website.
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Furthermore, AlmaPlasma srl is bronze sponsor of ESB 2017!

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24th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry – ISPC24 to be held in Naples (Italy) in 2019

During ISPC23 in Montreal, the President of the International Plasma Chemistry Society and our group leader, Prof. Vittorio Colombo, announced to the General Assembly of IPCS the location of ISPC24, which will be held in Naples from 9 to 14 June 2019.
The Local Organizing Committee will be headed by Vittorio Colombo (Chair; University of Bologna), Pietro Favia (Co-Chair; University of Bari) and Matteo Gherardi (Co-Chair; University of Bologna).
All information will be shortly available on the official website.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo, Dr. Matteo Gherardi, Dr. Marco Boselli, Dr. Romolo Laurita and Tommaso Gallingani partecipated to the 23rd ISPC

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The 23rd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry was held in Montreal (Canada) from the 30 July to the 4 August 2017.

Prof. Colombo, Dr. Matteo Gherardi, Dr. Marco Boselli, Dr. Romolo Laurita and Tommaso Gallingani partecipated bringing our contribution:
– Cold atmospheric pressure plasma for the deposition of polymeric films and the codeposition of nanocomposite coatings (oral presentation)
Plasma-assisted decontamination of ex vivo human skin tissue (oral presentation)
Copper-based nanostructures synthesis in liquid environment assisted by a non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma jet (oral presentation)
Effect of nanosecond-pulsed dielectric barrier discharge on human T-lymphoblastoid leukemia cells (oral presentation)
3D modelling of a DC transferred arc twin torch plasma system for the synthesis of copper nanoparticles (oral presentation)
Plasma activated water to enhance plant defences (oral presentation)
Non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma for the solid-state crosslinking of water soluble polymers (poster presentation)
Non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma technology for anti-CD 10 antibody immobilization on poly(L-lactic) acid nanofibres (poster and poster pitch presentation)
Numerical investigation of joint impact of thermophoresis and radiative losses in induction plasma synthesis of copper nanoparticles (poster presentation)
Comparison of different quenching solutions for the synthesis of Cu nanoparticles by a RF thermal plasma (poster presentation)

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INSPIRED project meeting held in Kidlington, Oxford

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Group photo from the M30 meeting of the project INSPIRED (INdustrial Scale Production of Innovative nanomateRials for printEd Devices), hosted by M-SOLV and taking place in Kidlington, Oxford from the 27 to the 29 of June 2017.
More information about INSPIRED on the official website.

One of our papers reached more than 500 downloads

cpmThe article “Preliminary investigation of the antibacterial efficacy of a handheld Plasma Gun source for endodontic procedures” by Emanuele Simoncelli, Daniela Barbieri, Romolo Laurita, Anna Liguori, Augusto Stancampiano, Luca Viola, Riccardo Tonini, Matteo Gherardi, Vittorio Colombo, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpme.2015.11.001) published in Clinical Plasma Medicine (CPME), has been downloaded 506 times as full-text-PDF since published online in the database Science Direct.

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One of our papers reached more than 800 downloads

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The article “Chemical analysis of reactive species and antimicrobial activity of water treated by nanosecond pulsed DBD air plasma” by Romolo Laurita, Daniela Barbieri, Matteo Gherardi, Vittorio Colombo and Petr Lukes, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpme.2015.10.001) published in Clinical Plasma Medicine (CPME), has been downloaded 887 times as full-text-PDF since published online in the database Science Direct.

Dr. Augusto Stancampiano partecipated to the 4th IWPCT conference

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The 4th International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment (IWPCT) was held in Paris from the 27 to the 27 of March 2017.

Dr. Augusto Stancampiano partecipated bringing our contribution:
Atmospheric non-equilibrium plasma induces cell death, cell-cycle arrest, apoptosis and oxidative stress pathway regulation in cancer cells (poster presentation)

More information about the conference are available on the official website

Prof. Colombo, Dr. Anna Liguori and Dr. Augusto Stancampiano partecipate to the SIB annual conference

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SIB2017 AnnaSIB2017 AugustoThe annual conference of the Società Italiana Biomateriali (SIB) was held in Milan from the 24 to the 26 of May 2017.

Prof. Colombo, Dr. Anna Liguori and Dr. Augusto Stancampiano partecipated bringing our contribution:
New research tools for the field of cold atmospheric plasma applications (oral presentation)
Non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma assisted functionalization of electrospun mats for the selective capture of adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (oral presentation)
– Cold atmospheric pressure plasma treatment to improve the bonding strength of dentin-adhesive system interface in dental composite restoration (oral presentation)
Cold atmospheric pressure plasma for the crosslinking of electrospun gelatin mats and gelatin films containing drugs (poster presentation)

More information about the conference are available on the official website

The final meeting of the COST Action TD1208 was held in in Prague from March 5 to 9

COST Final meeting Prague 2017The final meeting of the COST Action TD1208 “Electrical Discharges with Liquids for Future Applications” was held in Prague from the 5 to the 9 of March 2017.

Prof. Eyal Zussman from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Prof. Maria Letizia Focarete and Dr. Chiara Gualandi from Department of Chemistry “Giacomo Ciamician” visited our laboratories

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Our paper “Atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasma cleaning of 19th century daguerreotypes” is featured on the cover of the March Issue of “Plasma Processes and Polymers”!!!

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Our paper”Atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasma cleaning of 19th century daguerreotypes” has been featured on the cover of  2017 3rd Issue of Plasma Processes and Polymers!