13th International Conference on
Atomically Controlled Surfaces, Interfaces and Nanostructures
Italy – Rome, October 9-15, 2016

The Nanoscience Prize established since 1999 at ACSIN-5 is awarded to scientists that established “Outstanding Achievements in Nanoscience”.

The Nanoscience Prize 2016 has been given, at the closing session of the ACSIN-13 conference organized by RICMASS, Superstripes and LNF held in Frascati National Laboratories on October 14, 2016.

For outstanding studies on advances in realizations of silicon based atomic controlled heterostructures at atomic limit made of superlattices of silicon nanotubes, silicene layers and nanoribbonds which have been predicted to show unique functional quantum electronics properties
Paola Castrucci (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
for experimental imaging of silicon nanotubes (Experimental imaging of silicon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters 86, 231901 (2005)  doi: 10.1063/1.1943497.)
Paola De Padova (ISM, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy)
for the experimental determination of the electronic structure of silicene and multilayer silicene nanoribbons (Evidence of graphene-like electronic signature in silicene nanoribbons. Applied Physics Letters 96, 261905 (2010). doi:10.1063/1.3459143; Multilayer silicene nanoribbons. Nano Lett. 12, 5500 (2012)  doi: 10.1021/nl302598x; Compelling experimental evidence for graphene like two-dimensional silicon Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 155501 (2012) doi:10.1103/physrevlett.108.155501)


Laureates of Nanoscience Prize 2016:

  • ACSIN-13 (2016)
    Paola Castrucci (U. of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
    Paola De Padova (ISM, CNR, Italy)

Previous Laureates of Nanoscience Prize:

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Dr. Paola De Padova and Prof. Paola Castrucci
receiving the Nanoscience Prize 2016
from Pierluigi Campana, director of LNF, Prof. Antonio Bianconi and Prof. Augusto Marcelli, chairmen of ACSIN - 13
in Frascati National Laboratories on October 14, 2016

About ACSIN 2016

The Conference will consist of Invited, Oral presentations and Poster Sessions, which will be organized to address to reaserch frontiers in semiconductor surfaces, interfaces and nanostructured materials, device physics, bio materials and applications.

ACSIN-2016 will primarily focus on general aspects of materials, surfaces and interfaces within the topics that are of strong current interest in semiconductor surface and interface science.


ASCSIN-13 will be held in, Rome - Italy at the Bruno Touschek Congress Center Frascati National Laboratories LNF of Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Tor Vergata) which can be reached in 18 minutes from Central railroad Station of Rome (Roma Termini).

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