Augusto Pifferi


Augusto Pifferi

Augusto Pifferi

Tel +39 06 90672 -730
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Address : Istituto di Cristallografia - C.N.R. Unità Organizzativa di Supporto di Monterotondo
Via Salaria Km 29,300 - 00015 Monterotondo scalo (RM) - Italy



Present position :

- Deputy Head of the IC-CNR Monterotondo (Rome) Outstation and Technologist


Short CV :

1979 PhD in Physics cum Laude, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy.
1981 Permanent position, as Technical Assistant, in the CNR at Research Area RM1 Montelibretti location.
1984 Permanent position, as Researcher, in the Institute of Crystallography - CNR.
1987-1988 CNR Strategic Project "New instrumentation for chemistry"
1990-1991 EU Project "Synchrotron radiation"
1990-1994 CNR Strategic Project "Synchrotron Radiation"
1997-1999 Beamline Manager X-Ray Diffraction beamline at Elettra, Trieste
2000-2010 Scientifc Responsible of X-Ray Diffraction beamline at Elettra, Trieste
2002-2010 System & Network Administrator Italian National Research Council Network & Telecommunication Department Research Area RM1
2010 Deputy Head of the IC-CNR Monterotondo (Rome) Outstation


Research Activity :

- Instrumental development and control automation,
- x-ray diffraction, x-ray fluorescence.
- Synchrotron radiation sources, beamlines and detectors.
- Experiments of crystallography and material science with Synchrotron lights.
- Software development and programming languages.
- Local/Wide Area Networks planning, development and management.


Selected publications :

1. Gaetano Campi, Alessandra Mari, Heinz Amenitsch, Augusto Pifferi, Carla Cannasd and Lorenza Suber
" Monitoring early stages of silver particle formation in a polymer solution by in situ and time resolved small angle X-ray scattering"
Nanoscale 2010,

2. Pifferi A., Campi G., Giacovazzo C., Gobbi E.
" A New Portable XRD/XRF Instrument for Non-destructive Analysis"
Croat. Chem. Acta 82 (2) (2009) 449-454 CCA-3334

3. Suber L., Campi G., Pifferi A., Andreozzi P., La Mesa C.,H. Amenitsch, Cocco R., Plunkett W. R.
" Polymer-Assisted Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Silver Meso-Structures"
J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 11198-11203

4. Milita S., Servidori M., Cicoira F., Santato C., Pifferi A.
" Synchrotron X-ray investigation of tetracene thin films grown at different deposition fluxes"
Nuc. Instr. and Meth. in Physics Research B 246 (2006) 101-105

5. Cappuccio G., Dabagov S. B., Gramaccioni C.,. Pifferi A.
" Divergence behavior due to surface channeling in capillary optics".
Applied Phisics Letters, Volume 78, N. 19, (2001).

6. Bianconi A., Di Castro D., Bianconi G., Pifferi A., Saini N.L., Chou F.C., Johnston D.C., Colapietro M.
" Coexistance of stripes and superconductivity: Tc amplification in a superlattice of superconducting stripes ".
Physica C 341-348, 1719-1722, (2000).

7. Petrillo C., Sacchetti F., Babucci E., Colapietro M., Pifferi A.
" Synchrotron Radiation study of Dynamic Magnetic Scattering in Beryllium".
Europhisics Letters, 179-184, (1998).

8. Bernstorf S., Busetto E., Gramaccioni C., Lausi A., Olivi L., Zanini F., Savoia A., Colapietro M., Portalone G., Camalli M., Pifferi A., Spagna R., Barba L., Cassetta A.
" The Macromolecular Crystallographic Beamline at ELETTRA".
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 66 (2), February (1995).


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