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09.05.2017 - The paper “Nanofibre polimeriche“ by D. Pisignano et al. has been published in Il Nuovo Saggiatore (Bulletin of the Italian Physics Society).

20.04.2017 – Alberto Portone awarded by the ELECTROSPINCY 1st Poster Prize.

19.04.2017 - NANO-JETS research “Piezoelectricity in electrospun polymer nanofibers: Fundamental phenomena and applications” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ the final MP1206 COST Conference ELECTROSPINCY.

19.04.2017 - NANO-JETS research “Controlling energy migration and emission properties in semiconducting electrospun polymer fibers” presented as Invited Talk by A. Camposeo @ the final MP1206 COST Conference ELECTROSPINCY.

19.04.2017 - NANO-JETS research “Enhanced photon coupling and transport properties in electrospun nanowires” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ the final MP1206 COST Conference ELECTROSPINCY.

19.04.2017 – NANO-JETS research “Nanocomposite electrospun fibers embedding 2D-Materials” as poster presentation by A. Portone @ the final MP1206 COST Conference ELECTROSPINCY.

18.04.2017 – Luigi Romano awarded by the TNT2017 Grant to participate at the Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference.

24.03.2017 - NANO-JETS research featured in the 2016 Annual Report of the Department of Mathematics and Physics “E. De Giorgi”, University of Salento. .PDF

28.02.2017 - NANOJETS research presented at University of Pisa.

16.02.2017 – The papers “Light coupling in polymer nanofibers: from single-photon emission to random lasing“ by A. Camposeo et al. and “Random optical media based on hybrid organic-inorganic nanowires: multiple scattering, field localization, and light diffusion” by L. Persano et al. have been published in SPIE Proceedings.

01.02.2017 - The paper “Perspectives: Nanofibers and nanowires for disordered photonics“ by D. Pisignano et al. has been published in APL Materials.

17.01.2017 - The paper “Highly sticky surfaces made by electrospun polymer nanofibers” by S. Varagnolo et al. has been published in RSC Advances.

02.12.2016 - NANO-JETS research featured in Vivere Sostenibile Roma.

17.11.2016 - The paper “Anisotropic conjugated polymer chain conformation tailors the energy migration in nanofibers“ by A. Camposeo has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

07-17.11.2016 – NANO-JETS research at King’s College London in the framework of a collaboration with the Complex Nanophotonics Group through the PhD Student Martina Montinaro.

02.11.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Electrospun piezoelectric nanofibers: new evidences of enhanced properties for applications in energy harvesting and sensing” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ the 14th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (ICFPAM).

01.11.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Light transport and emission properties of electrospun organic and composite nanowires” presented as Invited Talk by A. Camposeo @ the 14th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (ICFPAM).

26.10.2016 - NANO-JETS research features in Rinnovabili.it.

12.10.2016 – NANO-JETS Scientist Sauro Succi awarded the prestigious Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics. This is only the fourth time over twenty-five that the Rahman prize
is delivered to a European Scientist. For further information, in Italian, please see here.

23.09.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Piezoelectricity in electrospun polymer nanofibers: fundamental phenomena and applications”and “Enhanced optical properties of light-emitting, electrospun polymer fibers” presented as Invited Talks by L. Persano and A. Camposeo @ at the Fifth International Workshop on Advanced Nano- and Biomaterials and Their Device Applications.

01.08.2016 - NANOJETS research featured in the CNR-NANO Highlights 2014-2015.

31.07.2016 - New features in JETSPIN Version 1.21! Dynamic refinement and multiple step algorithm for the long-range Coulomb forces implemented, rheological Kelvin–Voigt model added, new examples added. Now, JETSPIN can write PDB formatted file with a PSF file containing the structure of the jet. Manual updated. JETSPIN 1.21 can be found in Github.

25.07.2016 – The paper “Threading through macrocycles enhances the performance of carbon nanotubes as polymer fillers” by A. López-Moreno et al. has been published in ACS Nano.

01.07.2016 – Closing day for the 4th International Conference on Electrospinning 2016. Next edition in South Africa, 2018!

01.07.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Tailoring the optical properties of electrospun polymer fibers by controlling conjugated polymer chain conformation” presented as Invited Talk by A. Camposeo @ Electrospin2016.

30.06.2016 – The paper “Shear piezoelectricity in poly(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene): full piezotensor coefficients by molecular modeling, biaxial transverse response, and use in suspended energy-harvesting nanostructures” by L. Persano et al. has been published in Advanced Materials.

30.06.2016 – Alberto Portone awarded by the The Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Wiley Poster Prize.

 

30.06.2016 – Poster Session 2 @ Electrospin2016. NANO-JETS research presented by M. Moffa (“Smart patterns made of electrospun nanofibers on microstructures”), A. Portone (“New species of nanocomposite nanofibers incorporating 2D-materials”), L. Romano (“Light-emitting nanofibers embedding luminescent proteins”), M. A. Iatì (“Light scattering by nanofibers mats as modeled in the transition matrix approach”), V. Fasano (”Improvement of morphological and optical properties in electrospun nanofibers produced in nitrogen atmosphere”), and M. Montinaro (“On the dynamics of electrospun jets studied at sub-ms timescale: impact on nanofiber processing”).

30.06.2016 - NANO-JETS research “New light emission and transport properties in electrospun nanofibers” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ Electrospin2016.

30.06.2016 - NANO-JETS research “JETSPIN: a versatile tool for electrospinning computational experiments” presented by M. Lauricella @ Electrospin2016.

30.06.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Raman and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy in 3D electrospun nanofiber mats” presented by O. Maragò @ Electrospin2016.

29.06.2016 – Poster Session 1 @ Electrospin2016. NANO-JETS research presented by V. Resta (“New evidences of complex behavior in lasing electrospun nanofibers”).

29.06.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Piezoelectricity in electrospun polymer nanofibers: fundamental phenomena and applications” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ Electrospin2016.

28.06.2016 – The 4th International Conference on Electrospinning 2016 (Electrospin 2016) starts in Otranto.

27.06.2016 - Electrospin2016 and NANO-JETS featured in La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno.

24.06.2016 – UniSalento Press Release about Electrospin2016 and the NANO-JETS project.

14.06.2016 – NANO-JETS research featured in Future Textiles – World Textile Information Network.

20.05.2016 – The paper “Modal coupling of single photon emitters within nanofibre waveguides” by M. Gaio et al. has been published in ACS Nano.

06.05.2016 – The paper “Dynamic mesh refinement for discrete models of jet electro-hydrodynamics” by M. Lauricella et al. has been published in the Journal of Computational Science.

18.04.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Nanopatterning and electrospinning technologies for organic materials and polymer nanofibers” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ Annual Nanophotonics International Conference of the Photonics and Bionanotechnology Association (PANIC 2016).

31.03.2016 – The paper “Enhancement of radiative processes in nanofibers with embedded plasmonic nanoparticles” by R. Jurga et al. has been published in Optics Letters. 

21.03.2016 - NANO-JETS research featured in the 2015 Annual Report of the Department of Mathematics and Physics “E. De Giorgi”, University of Salento. .PDF

21.03.2016 – NANOJETS research presented at CNR Catania.

17.03.2016 – NANOJETS research presented at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

29.02.2016 – NANO-JETS research featured in Rinnovabili.it.

25.02.2016 – NANO-JETS research featured by CORDIS (Community R&D Information Service).

24.02.2016 – The papers “Control of photon transport properties in nanocomposite nanowires” by M. Moffa et al. and “Optimization of electrospinning techniques for the realization of nanofiber plastic lasers” by L. Persano et al. have been published in SPIE Proceedings.

16.02.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Control of photon transport properties in nanocomposite nanowires” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ SPIE Photonics West.

16.02.2016 - NANO-JETS research “Optimization of electrospinning technologies for the realization of nanofiber plastic lasers” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ SPIE Photonics West.

09.02.2016 – The paper “Three-dimensional model for electrospinning processes in controlled gas counterflow“ by M. Lauricella et al. has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

05.02.2016 - Special sessions on "Photonic, Electronic, and Other Emerging Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers" at Electrospin 2016 will be dedicated to the COST Action MP1206.

04.02.2015 – The paper “Tight control in the fabrication process of light-emitting nanofibers” by L. Persano et al. has been published in SPIE Newsroom.

31.12.2015 - Electrospin 2016 Keynote Speakers announced!   

15.12.2015 – The paper “Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy in 3D electrospun nanofiber mats coated with gold nanorods“ by A. Camposeo et al. has been published in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.

03.12.2015 - NANO-JETS research “A Lagrangian coarse-grained model of viscoelastic jets for electrospinning simulations” presented by M. Lauricella @ the IoP Conference “Electrospinning: Principles, Practice and Possibilities 2015”.

05.11.2015 – The paper “Ratiometric organic fibers for localized and reversible ion sensing with micrometer-scale spatial resolution” by L. L. Del Mercato et al. has been published in Small.

20.10.2015 – The paper “Controlled atmosphere electrospinning of organic nanofibers with improved light emission and waveguiding properties” by V. Fasano et al. has been published in Macromolecules.

13.10.2015 – NANO-JETS research “Nanotexturing and electrospinning technologies for conjugated materials” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ SPIC 2015: Science et Technologie des Systèmes pi-Conjugués.

29.09.2015 – NANO-JETS research “Polymer nanofibers: new building blocks for photonics and energy-harvesting” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ FISMAT 2015.

24.09.2015 – The paper “Metal-enhanced near-infrared fluorescence by micropatterned gold nanocages” by A. Camposeo et al. has been published in ACS Nano. 

24.09.2015 – The paper “Multifunctional polymer nanofibers: UV emission, optical gain, anisotropic wetting and high hydrophobicity for next flexible excitation sources” by G. Morello et al. has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

22.09.2015 - NANO-JETS research “Next-generation organic lasers by nanofibers and physically transient materials” presented by L. Persano @ the Chemistry, Materials & Light Conference in the framework of the International Year of Light.

08.09.2015 – Electrospin 2016 Conference Call for Papers posted in the Electrospinning Discussion Group in Linkedin

07.09.2015 – Follow updates about the Electrospin 2016 Conference on Twitter. 

14.08.2015 – The paper “JETSPIN: A specific-purpose open-source software for simulations of nanofiber electrospinning“by M. Lauricella et al. has been published in Computer Physics Communications.

01.08.2015 – Electrospin 2016 Conference Call for Papers launched. 

31.07.2015 – Website of the 4th International Conference on Electrospinning 2016 (Electrospin 2016, Otranto 28.06.2016-01-07-2016) officially launched. The conference will be an important NANO-JETS milestone.

23.07.2015 – JETSPIN User Manual available on ArXiv.

17.07.2015 - NANO-JETS research “A coarse-grained model of charged liquid jets for the electrospinning process” presented by S. Succi @ the 24th Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD) Conference.

15.07.2015 - NANO-JETS research “Electrospun polymer nanofibers: new building blocks for photonic, energy-harvesting and sensing technologies” presented by D. Pisignano @ the International Workshop on Micro-Nano-Bio-ICT Convergence.

04.07.2015 – The paper “Different regimes of the uniaxial elongation of electrically charged viscoelastic jets due to dissipative air drag“ by M. Lauricella et al. has been published in Mechanics Research Communications.

09.06.2015 NANO-JETS research “Electrospun, Nanostructured Polymer Nanogenerators” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ the Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

09.06.2015 NANO-JETS research “Active Polymer Nanofibers for Light-Emission, Energy-Harvesting and Sensing in Wearables” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ the Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

28.05.2015 - NANO-JETS research “Optical waveguiding, gain and lasing properties of electrospun nanofibers for nanophotonics” presented by A. Camposeo @ ONNA: Optical Nanofiber Applications: From Quantum to Bio Technologies.

14.05.2015 – NANO-JETS research “Optical gain and novel lasing architectures by 1,1,4,4-tetraphenyl-1,3-butadiene polymorphs” presented by A. Camposeo @ the 2015 EMRS Spring Meeting.

13.05.2015 – NANO-JETS research “Enhanced optical properties of conjugated polymer electrospun nanofibers” presented by D. Pisignano @ the 2015 EMRS Spring Meeting.

21-23.04.2015 - NANO-JETS research “Functional polymer nanofibers” presented in two Invited Talks by L. Persano @ the PhoBiA Annual Nanophotonics International Conference (PANIC).

10.04.2015 – The paper “Nonlinear Langevin model for the early-stage dynamics of electrospinning jets” by M. Lauricella et al. has been published in Molecular Physics.

09.04.2015 – The paper “Sub-ms dynamics of the instability onset of electrospinning” by M. Montinaro et al. has been published in Soft Matter.

08.04.2015 – The paper “Computational homogenization of fibrous piezoelectric materials”, by C. Maruccio et al. has been published in Computational Mechanics.

01.04.2015 – The paper “Active polymer nanofibers for photonics, electronics, energy generation and micromechanics”, by L. Persano et al. has been published in Progress in Polymer Science.

25.03.2015 - NANO-JETS research “Nanofibre polimeriche funzionali” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ the University of Padua (in cooperation with “LEDS-l’Energia degli Studenti” Association)

17.03.2015 - NANO-JETS research featured in the 2014 Annual Report of the Department of Mathematics and Physics “E. De Giorgi”, University of Salento. .PDF

25.02.2015 – NANOJETS research presented by A. Camposeo at the School of Physics & Astronomy, University of St. Andrews.

24.02.2015 – The paper “Electrospun amplified fiber optics“ by G. Morello et al. has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

01.02.2015 - NANO-JETS research featured in Photonics-Key Enabling Technologies at CNR (Department of Physical Sciences and Technologies of Matter).

07.01.2015 - NANO-JETS research featured in the magazine “DIID - Industrial Design”, issue 58-2014 (Industrial Dissemination).

03.12.2014 – The paper “Cooperativity in the enhanced piezoelectric response of polymer nanowires” by L. Persano et al. has been published in Advanced Materials.

01.12.2014 - XXX cycle PhD School at the University of Salento, including a NANO-JETS position in Physics and Nanosciences, officially started 

19.11.2014 – The paper “Ultrathin fibers from electrospinning experiments under driven fast-oscillating perturbations” by I. Coluzza et al. has been published in Physical Review Applied. Highlighted as Editors’ Suggestion.

13.11.2014 – NANO-JETS research “Electrospun polymer nanofibers for nanophotonics and energy harvesting” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ the 1st International Conference & Exhibition for Nanopia (NANOPIA 2014).

08.11.2014 – NANO-JETS research “Energia dai tessuti” presented as Invited Talk by L. Persano @ Tedx-Como 2014.

29.09.2014 – The paper “Organic nanofibers embedding stimuli-responsive threaded molecular components” by V. Fasano et al. has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

29.09.2014 – The paper “Physically transient photonics: random vs. distributed feedback lasing based on nanoimprinted DNA” by A. Camposeo et al. has published in ACS Nano.

19.08.2014 – NANO-JETS research “Electrospun conjugated polymer nanofibers as miniaturized light sources: control of morphology, optical properties, and assembly” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014.

07.08.2014 -  The NANO-JETS team has been selected to host the next Electrospinning International Conference in 2016!

06.08.2014 - NANO-JETS research “High pressure sensitivity in piezoelectric devices based on nanofibers” presented by L. Persano @ the 3rd International Conference on Electrospinning.

05.08.2014 – NANO-JETS research “Photon waveguiding and optical resonances management by electrospun nanofibers” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ the 3rd International Conference on Electrospinning.

05.08.2014 – NANO-JETS research “Internal nanostructure of electrospun polymer nanofibers” presented as Invited Talk by A. Camposeo @ the 3rd International Conference on Electrospinning.

01.08.2014 - NANO-JETS research highlighted in 2012-2013 Scientific Report of CNR-NANO.

01.08.2014 – The paper “Effects of non-linear rheology on the electrospinning process: a model study” by G. Pontrelli et al. has been published in Mechanics Research Communications.

20.06.2014 - The paper “The conformational evolution of elongated polymer solutions tailors the polarization of light-emission from organic nanofibers“ by A. Camposeo et al. has been published in Macromolecules

15.05.2014 - The paper “Random lasing in an organic light-emitting crystal and its interplay with vertical cavity feedback” by A. Camposeo et al. has been published in Laser & Photonics Reviews.

12.05.2014 - NANO-JETS research “Electrospinning technologies for the realization of photonic and piezoelectric nanofibers” presented in the SIOF session by D. Pisignano @ the “Fotonica 2014” Conference on Photonic Technologies.

29.04.2014 - NANO-JETS research “Electrospun nanofibers for photonic and optical sensing applications” presented as Invited Talk by A. Camposeo @ the “Electrospinning for High Performance Sensing” (EHPS 2014) International Workshop

01.03.2014 - XXIX cycle PhD School at the University of Salento, including a NANO-JETS position in Physics and Nanosciences, officially started

28.02.2014 - NANO-JETS research featured in the B2B magazine “LAB-Il mondo del laboratorio” (Industrial Dissemination)

01.01.2014 - NANO-JETS research featured in the 2014 Soft Matter World Calendar

01.01.2014 – The paper “Industrial upscaling of electrospinning and applications of polymer nanofibers: a review“ by L. Persano et al. has been selected as Best of Macros 2013 (top 10 out of about 1200 papers published in Macromolecular Journals). The paper is now freely available at the publisher website.

13.12.2013 – NANO-JETS research featured in M.I.T. Technology Review

13.11.2013 – NANO-JETS featured in the Opening Session of the 5th Innovation Fair, Lecce

04.11.2013 - The Soft Matter Nanotechnology Lab and NANO-JETS project featured in the front page of the Soft Matter World Newsletter by University of California Merced (.PDF)

29.10.2013 – NANO-JETS research presented at the ERC Event at Città della Scienza, Naples. A dedicated webpage has been created on the ERC website where presentations and other useful material has been made available here.

21.10.2013 – The paper “Integrated bottom-up and top-down soft lithographies and microfabrication approaches on multifunctional polymers” by L. Persano et al. has been published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

10.10.2013 – The paper “Near-field electrospinning of conjugated polymer light-emitting nanofibers” by D. Di Camillo et al. has been published in Nanoscale

03.10.2013 – The paper “Local mechanical properties of electrospun fibers correlate to their internal nanostructure” by A. Camposeo et al., has been published in Nano Letters.

12.09.2013 – NANO-JETS research “Electrospinning as technological route to active polymer nanofibers for photonics” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ 5th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems (OµS'13)

26.08.2013 – The paper “Electrospun light-emitting nanofibers as building blocks for photonics and electronics by A. Camposeo et al. has been published in SPIE Newsroom

26.08.2013 – NANO-JETS research “Polymer nanofibers as novel light-emitting sources and lasing material” presented as Invited Talk by D. Pisignano @ SPIE Optics + Photonics 2013

13.08.2013 – The paper “Bright light emission and waveguiding in conjugated polymer nanofibers electrospun from organic-salt added” by V. Fasano et al. has been published in Macromolecules

19.07.2013 – NANOJETS research featured in “Il Venerdì di Repubblica”.

13.07.2013 - Dario Pisignano awarded for Scientific Research at the Roman Amphitheatre in Lecce during the “Mediterranean Notes Night”

13.06.2013 – CNR Press release on NANO-JETS Nature Comm. paper

10.06.2013 – NANO-JETS research presented by L. Persano @ the 2nd CNR-NANO National Workshop

04-05.07.2013 – NANOJETS research presented at Cambridge University and at the University College Dublin

29.04.2013 - NNL featured in B-side Communication - Il Sole 24Ore

16.04.2013 - NANO-JETS-ERC team at Geo-Scienza-RAI

27.03.2013 - The paper “High performance piezoelectric devices based on aligned arrays of nanofibers of poly[(vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene]” by L. Persano et al. has been published in Nature Communications

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