Publications

Positron Lab – Como

Some recent selected papers

  1. G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, K. Vezzù, B. Barbiellini, V. Toso, A. Caruso, M. Zheng, X. Li, R. Ferragut. Quantum view of Li-ion high mobility at carbon-coated cathode interfaces. iScience 26, 105794 (2023) (Supplemental Information) doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105794 pdf
  2. C. Amsler et al. (AEgIS col.) Pulsed Production of Antihydrogen, Commun. Phys. 4 19 (2021) doi: 10.1038/s42005-020-00494-z  pdf
  3. S. Sala, A. Ariga, A. Ereditato, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, M. Leone, C. Pistillo, P. Scampoli. First demonstration of antimatter wave interferometry, Science Adv. (I.F.: 14.9575eaav7610 (2019) doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav7610  pdf
  4. F. Cavalca, R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, A. Eilert, O. Diaz-Morales, C. Liu, A.L. Koh, T.W. Hansen, L.G.M. Pettersson, and A. Nilsson Nature and Distribution of Stable Subsurface Oxygen in Copper Electrodes During Electrochemical CO2 Reduction J. Phys. Chem. C 121 25003 (2017) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08278 pdf
  5. X. Yu, J. Smith, N. Zhou, L. Zeng, P. Guo, Y. Xia, A. Alvarez, S. Aghion, H. Lin, J. Yu,  R.P.H. Chang,M.J.Bedzyk, R. Ferragut, T.J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Spray-combustion synthesis: Efficient solution route to high-performance oxide transistors, PNAS (I.F.: 12.779112, 3217 (2015) (Supplementary Information) doi:10.1073/pnas.1501548112 pdf
  6. S. Aghion et al. A moiré deflectometer for antimatter, Nature Communications (I.F.: 17.6945, 4538 (2014) doi: 10.1038/ncomms5538 pdf
  7. G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, A. Galarneau, F. Di Renzo, and F. Quasso. Mesoporous materials for antihydrogen production, Chemical Society Reviews (I.F.: 60.61542, 3821 (2013) doi: 10.1039/c2cs35454c pdf
  8. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cells, Energy & Environ. Sci. (I.F.: 39.7145, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information)  doi: 10.1039/C2EE22212D pdf
  9. R. K. W. Marceau, G. Sha, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S. P. Ringer: Solute clustering in Al-Cu-Mg alloys during the early stages of elevated temperature ageing, Acta Mater. 58, 4923 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.05.020 pdf

Publications by items

Memorial

  1. R. Ferragut, Remembering Alfredo Dupasquier. AIP Conf. Proc. 2182 020002 (2019) doi: 10.1063/1.5135822 pdf

Lithium-ion batteries

  1. V.N. Kothalawala, K. Suzuki, X. Li, B. Barbiellini, J. Nokelainen, I. Makkonen, R. Ferragut, P. Tynjälä, P. Laine, J. Välikangas, T. Hu, U. Lassi, K. Takano, N. Tsuji, Y. Amada, A.A.S. Devi, M. Alatalo, Y. Sakurai, H. Sakurai, M. Babar, V. Vishwanathan, H. Hafiz, A. Bansil, Determining effects of doping lithium nickel oxide with tungsten using Compton scattering. APL Energy, 2 (2): 026102 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0193527 pdf
  2. G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, K. Vezzu`, B. Barbiellini, V. Toso, A. Caruso, M. Zheng, X. Li, R. Ferragut. Quantum view of Li-ion high mobility at carbon-coated cathode interfaces. iScience 26, 105794 (2023) (Supplemental Information) doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105794 pdf
  3. X. Li, B. Barbiellini, V. Di Noto, G. Pagot, M. Zheng, R. Ferragut. A Positron Implantation Profile Estimation Approach for the PALS Study of Battery Materials. Condens. Matter 8, 48 (2023). doi: 10.3390/condmat8020048 pdf
  4. J. Nokelainen, B. Barbiellini, J. Kuriplach, S. Eijt, R. Ferragut, X. Li, V. Kothalawala, K. Suzuki, H. Sakurai, H. Hafiz, K. Pussi, F. Keshavarz, A. Bansil. Identifying Redox Orbitals and Defects in Lithium-Ion Cathodes with Compton Scattering and Positron Annihilation Spectroscopies: A Review. Condens. Matter 7 47 (2022). doi: 10.3390/condmat7030047 pdf
  5. G. Pagot, V. Toso, B. Barbiellini, R. Ferragut, V. Di Noto. Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy as a Diagnostic Tool for the Study of LiCoO2 Cathode of Lithium-Ion Batteries. Condens. Matter 6 28 (2021). doi: 10.3390/condmat6030028 pdf

QUPLAS (QUantum interferometry, decoherence and gravitational studies with Positrons and LAsers – Politecnico di Milano – Como Campus)

  1. M. Sacerdoti, V. Toso, G. Vinelli, G. Rosi, L. Salvi, G. M. Tino, M. Giammarchi, R. Ferragut. Towards the formation of a positronium coherent beam. (submitted).
  2. F. Castelli, S. Cialdi, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, G. Gittini, M. Leone, G. Maero, S. Olivares, M. Romé, A. Simonetto, V. Toso. Loss and revival of coherence in the interaction between a positron beam and a photon field. Journal of Plasma Physics, 89(6) 935890603 (2023). doi: 10.1017/S0022377823001319 pdf
  3. G. Vinelli, F. Castelli, R. Ferragut, M. Romé, M. Sacerdoti, L. Salvi, V. Toso, M. Giammarchi, G. Rosi, G. M. Tino. A large-momentum-transfer matter-wave interferometer to measure the effect of gravity on positronium. Class. Quantum Grav. 40 205024 (2023) doi: 10.1088/1361-6382/acf8ab pdf
  4. E. Pasino, S. Cialdi, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, S. Migliorati, M. Romé, T. Savas, V. Toso, An Interferometric Method for Particle Mass Measurements, Symmetry 13, 1232 (2021) doi: 10.3390/sym13071232 pdf
  5. G. Vinelli, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, G. Maero, M. Romé, V. Toso. Real-time monitoring of a positron beam using a microchannel plate in single-particle mode, JINST 15, P11030 (2020) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/15/11/P11030 pdf 
  6. L. Anzi, A. Ariga, A. Ereditato, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, G. Maero, C. Pistillo, M. Romé, P. Scampoli, V. Toso. Sensitivity of emulsion detectors to low energy positrons, JINST 15, P03027 (2020) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/15/03/P03027 pdf
  7. A.Ariga, S.Cialdi, G.Costantini, A.Ereditato, R.Ferragut, M.Giammarchi, M.Leone, G.Maero, L.Miramonti, C.Pistillo, M.Romé, S.Sala, P.Scampoli, V.Toso, The QUPLAS experimental apparatus for antimatter interferometry, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 951, 163019 (2020) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2019.163019 pdf
  8. S. Sala, A. Ariga, A. Ereditato, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, M. Leone, C. Pistillo, P. Scampoli. First demonstration of antimatter wave interferometry, Science Adv. 5eaav7610 (2019) doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav7610  pdf
  9. S. Aghion, A. Ariga, M. Bollani, A. Ereditato, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, M. Lodari, C. Pistillo, S. Sala, P. Scampoli, and M. Vladymyrov. Nuclear emulsions for the detection of micrometric-scale fringe patterns: an application to positron interferometry, JINST 13, P05013 (2018) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/13/05/P05013 pdf
  10. S. Aghion, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, M. Bollani, E. Dei Cas, A. Ereditato, C. Evans, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, C. Pistillo, M. Romé, S. Sala, and P. Scampoli. Detection of low energy antimatter with emulsions. JINST 11 P06017 (2016) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/06/P06017 pdf

ASACUSA collaboration ( Atomic Spectroscopy And Collisions Using Slow Antiprotons – CERN)

  1. C. Amsler, H. Breuker, M. Bumbar, S. Chesnevskaya, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, M. Hori, E.D. Hunter, C. Killian, V. Kraxberger, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, V. Mäckel, S. Migliorati, D.J. Murtagh, Y. Nagata, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, M. Romé, M.C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, Y. Yamazaki. Injection and capture of antiprotons in a Penning–Malmberg trap using a drift tube accelerator and degrader foil, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A, 1065, 169529 (2024). doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2024.169529 pdf
  2. .G. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, E.D. Hunter, C. Killian, V. Kraxberger, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, V. Mäckel, S. Migliorati, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, F. Parnefjord Gustafsson, S. Rheinfrank, M. Romé, M.C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, Y. Yamazaki, J. Zmeskal. Slow positron production and storage for the ASACUSA-Cusp experiment. Journal of Plasma Physics, 89(5) 905890608 (2023). doi: 10.1017/S0022377823001034 pdf
  3. E.D. Hunter, C. Amsler, H. Breuker, M. Bumbar, S. Chesnevskaya, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M.G. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, C. Killian, V. Kraxberger, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, V. Mäckel, S. Migliorati, D.J. Murtagh, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, F. Parnefjord Gustafsson, S. Rheinfrank, M. Romé, M.C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, Y. Yamazaki, J. Zmeskal. SDR, EVC, and SDREVC: Limitations and Extensions. Journal of Plasma Physics, 89(5) 955890501 (2023). doi: 10.1017/S0022377823001022 pdf
  4. V. Kraxberger, C. Amsler, H. Breuker, S. Chesnevskaya, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, E.D. Hunter, C. Killian, V. Kletzl, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, V. Mäckel, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, S. Migliorati, D.J. Murtagh, Y. Nagata, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, E. Pasino, M. Romé, M.C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, T. Wolz, Y. Yamazaki, J. Zmeskal. Upgrade of ASACUSA’s antihydrogen detector. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 1045, 167568 (2023) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2022.167568 pdf
  5. C. Amsler, H. Breuker, S. Chesnevskaya, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, E. D. Hunter, C. Killian, V. Kletzl, V. Kraxberger, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, V. Mäckel, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, S. Migliorati, D. J. Murtagh, Y. Nagata, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, E. Pasino, M. Romé, M. C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, T. Wolz, Y. Yamazaki, J. Zmeskal; Reducing the background temperature for cyclotron cooling in a cryogenic Penning–Malmberg trap. Physics of Plasmas. 29, 083303 (2022) doi: 10.1063/5.0093360 pdf
  6. E.D. Hunter, C. Amsler, H. Breuker, S. Chesnevskaya, G. Costantini, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, A. Gligorova, G. Gosta, H. Higaki, Y. Kanai, C. Killian, V. Kletzl, V. Kraxberger, N. Kuroda, A. Lanz, M. Leali, V. Mäckel, G. Maero, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, Y. Matsuda, S. Migliorati, D. J. Murtagh, Y. Nagata1, A. Nanda, L. Nowak, E. Pasino, M. Romé, M. C. Simon, M. Tajima, V. Toso, S. Ulmer, U. Uggerhøj, L. Venturelli, A. Weiser, E. Widmann, T. Wolz, Y. Yamazaki, J. Zmeskal. Minimizing plasma temperature for antimatter mixing experiments. EPJ Web Conf., 262 01007 (2022) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/202226201007 pdf

BriXSinO collaboration (Brilliant source of X-rays based on Sustainable and innOvative accelerators)

  1. Drebot, I.; Canella, F.; Cialdi, S.; Giammarchi, M.; Giannotti, D.; Latorre, S.; Meroni, C.; Rossetti Conti, M.; Rossi, A. R.; Ruijter, M.; Samsam, S.; Serafini, L.; Torri, V.; Abbracchio, M. P.; Altilia, S.; Paroli, B.; Vanzulli, A.; Andreone, A.; Papari, G. P.; Bacci, A.; Bertucci, M.; Bosotti, A.; Broggi, F.; Giove, D.; Michelato, P.; Monaco, L.; Paparella, R.; Rossi, L.; Sertore, D.; Statera, M.; Calandrino, R.; Delvecchio, A.; Capra, S.; Cipriani, D.; Lenardi, C.; Opromolla, M.; Suerra, E.; Torresin, A.; Cardarelli, P.; Paternò, G.; Taibi, A.; Citterio, M.; Esposito, A.; Ferragut, R.; Galzerano, G.; Koral, C.; Masullo, M. R.; Passarelli, A.; Mazaheri, Z.; Mettivier, G.; Russo, P.; Pagani, C.; Paparo, P.; Petrillo, V.; Prelz, F.; Sorbi, M.; Piccirillo, B.; Rubano, A.; Puppin, E. Brixsino High-Flux Dual X-Ray and THz Radiation Source Based on Energy Recovery Linacs. 2407 (2022) doi: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2022-THOXSP2 pdf

Positron beam studies in thin films (semiconductors, perovskites and oxides)

  1. F. Isa, J.A. Schmidt, S. Aghion, E. Napolitani, G. Isella, R. Ferragut. Hole and positron interaction with vacancies and p-type dopants in epitaxially grown silicon. J. Appl. Phys. 135 (16), 165704 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0179101 pdf
  2. F. Cavalca, R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, A. Eilert, O. Diaz-Morales, C. Liu, A.L. Koh, T.W. Hansen, L.G.M. Pettersson, and A. Nilsson Nature and Distribution of Stable Subsurface Oxygen in Copper Electrodes During Electrochemical CO2 Reduction J. Phys. Chem. C 121 25003 (2017) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08278 pdf
  3. X. Yu, J. Smith, N. Zhou, L. Zeng, P. Guo, Y. Xia, A. Alvarez, S. Aghion, H. Lin, J. Yu,  R.P.H. Chang,M.J.Bedzyk, R. Ferragut, T.J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Spray-combustion synthesis: Efficient solution route to high-performance oxide transistors, PNAS 112, 3217 (2015) (Supplementary Information) doi:10.1073/pnas.1501548112 pdf
  4. R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, F. Moia, M. Binda, E. V. Canesi, G. Lanzani and A. Petrozza. Infiltration and Selective Interactions at the Interface in Polymer-OxideHybrid Solar Cells J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443 012051 (2013) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012051 pdf
  5. S. Aghion, R. Ferragut, F Moia, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, Production and thermalization of positronium in homogeneous porous silica, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443, 012064 (2013) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012064 pdf
  6. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cells, Energy & Environ. Sci. 5, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information)  doi: 10.1039/C2EE22212D pdf
  7. A. Calloni, Ferragut, A. Dupaquier, H. von Känel, A. Guiller, A. Rutz, L. Ravelli, and W. Egger: Characterization of vacancy-typedefects in heteroepitaxial GaN grown by Low-Energy Plasma-Enhanced VaporPhase Epitaxy, J. Appl. Phys. 112, 024510 (2012). doi: 10.1063/1.4737402 pdf
  8. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M.G. Giammarchi, G.Q. Ding, Thermal production of positronium in porous alumina, Eur. Phys. J. D 66, 124 (2012). doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2012-20637-0 pdf
  9. R. Ferragut, A. Dupaquier, S. Brivio, R. Bertacco, and W. Egger: Study of defects in an electroresistive Au/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3/SrTiO3(001) heterostructure by positron annihilation. J. Appl. Phys. 110, 053511 (2011).   doi: 10.1063/1.3631825 pdf
  10. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Isella: Defect characterization in SiGe/SOI epitaxial semiconductors by positron annihilation. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 5, 1942 (2010) doi: 10.1007/s11671-010-9818-4 pdf
  11. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, A. Calloni, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, A Galarneau and F Di Renzo, Homogeneous porous silica for positronium production in AEgIS, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 262, 012020 (2011). doi:10.1088/1742-6596/262/1/012020 pdf
  12. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.G. Giammarchi, D. Trezzi, W. Egger, L. Ravelli, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, B. Wang, O.M. Yaghi, B. Jasinska, N. Chiodini and A. Paleari: Positronium Formation in Porous Materials for Antihydrogen Production, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012007 (2010). doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/225/1/012007 pdf
  13. A. Calloni, R. Ferragut, F. Moia, A. Dupasquier, G. Isella, D. Marongiu, G. Norga, A. Federov, and D. Chrastina: Positron annihilation studies of defects in Si1-xGex/SOI heterostructures, phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2304 (2009) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200982069 pdf
  14. R. S. Brusa, G. P. Karwasz, G. Mariotto, A. Zecca, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier, G. Ottaviani, and R. Tonini: Structural evolution in Ar+ implanted Si-rich silicon oxide, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 7483 (2003) doi: 10.1063/1.1627956 pdf
  15. R. S. Brusa, W. Deng, G. P. Karwasz, A. Zecca, G. Mariotto, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier: Study of precipitate in Si-rich SiO2 films. Appl. Surf. Sci. 194, 106 (2002) doi: 10.1016/S0169-4332(02)00097-1 pdf

Polymer Science

  1. E.S. Dehghani, S. Aghion, W. Anwand, G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, G. Panzarasa, Investigating the structure of crosslinked polymer brushes (brush-gels) by means of Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy. Eur Polym J  99 415 (2018) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.12.042 pdf
  2. G. Panzarasa, S. Aghion, G. Marra, A. Wagner, M.O. Liedke, M. Elsayed, R. Krause-Rehberg, R. Ferragut, and G. Consolati Probing the Impact of the Initiator Layer on Grafted-from Polymer Brushes: A Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Study. Macromolecules 50 5574 (2017) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00953 pdf
  3. D. Roilo, P.N.Patil, R.S. Brusa, A. Miotello, S. Aghion, R. Ferragut and R. Checchetto Polymer rigidification in graphene based nanocomposites: Gas barrier effects and free volume reduction. Polymer 121 17 (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.06.010 pdf
  4. G. Panzarasa, S. Aghion, G. Soliveri, G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, Positron annihilation spectroscopy: a new frontier for understanding nanoparticle loaded polymer brushes, Nanotechnology 27, 02LT03 (2016) (Supporting Informationdoi:10.1088/0957-4484/27/2/02LT03 pdf
  5. P.N. Patil, D. Roilo, R.S. Brusa, A. Miotello, S. Aghion, R. Ferragut and R. Checchetto, Free volumes and gas transport in polymers: amine-modified epoxy resins as a case study Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 3817 (2016) doi: 10.1039/c5cp07149f pdf
  6. P.N. Patil, R. Checchetto, R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, A. Miotello and R.S. Brusa, Gas transport and free volume study in polyethylene based epoxy membranes J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 618 012036 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/618/1/012036 pdf
  7. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cells, Energy & Environ. Sci. 5, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information)  doi: 10.1039/C2EE22212D pdf

AEgIS collaboration (Antimatter Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy – CERN)

  1. N. Zurlo et al. (AEgIS col.) Pulsed Production of Antihydrogen in AEgIS. Proceedings of Science. 405 (2022) 1-7 doi: 10.22323/1.405.0079 pdf
  2. C. Amsler et al. (AEgIS col.) Pulsed Production of Antihydrogen, Commun. Phys. 4 19 (2021) doi: 10.1038/s42005-020-00494-z  pdf
  3. M. Fanì et al.(AEgIS col.) Developments for pulsed antihydrogen production towards direct gravitational measurement on antimatter. Phys. Scr. 95 (2020) 114001. doi: 10.1088/1402-4896/abbaa1 pdf
  4. M. Antonello et al. (AEgIS col.) Rydberg-positronium velocity and self-ionization studies in a 1T magnetic field and cryogenic environment. Phys. Rev. A 102 (2020) 013101.doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.102.013101 pdf
  5. C. Amsler et al. (AEgIS col.) A cryogenic tracking detector for antihydrogen detection in the AEgIS experiment. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 960 163637 (2020) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2020.163637 pdf
  6. I.C. Tietje et al. (AEgIS col.) Protocol for pulsed antihydrogen production in the AEgIS apparatus. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1612 (2020) 012025 doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1612/1/012025 pdf
  7. N. Zurlo et al. (AEgIS col.) Calibration and equalisation of plastic scintillator detectors for antiproton annihilationidentification over positron/positronium background Acta Phys. Pol. B 51 213 (2020) doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.51.213 pdf
  8. D. Pagano et al. (AEgIS col.)  Gravity and antimatter: the AEgIS experiment at CERN J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1342 012016 (2020) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1342/1/012016 pdf
  9. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Hybrid Imaging and Timing Ps Laser Excitation Diagnosticsfor Pulsed Antihydrogen Production.  Acta Phys. Pol. A 137 96 (2020) doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.137.9 pdf
  10. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Positronium Rydberg excitation diagnostic in a 1T cryogenic environment AIP Conf. Proc. 2182 030002 (2019) doi: 10.1063/1.5135825 pdf
  11. S. Mariazzi et al. (AEgIS col.) Production of long-lived positronium states via laser excitation to 33P level AIP Conf. Proc. 2182 030004 (2019) doi: 10.1063/1.5135827 pdf
  12. C. Amsler et al. (AEgIS col.) A ∼100 μm-resolution position-sensitive detector for slow positronium. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 457 44 (2019) doi: 10.1016/j.nimb.2019.07.015 pdf
  13. N. Zurlo et al. (AEgIS col.) Monte-Carlo simulation of positronium laser excitation and anti-hydrogen formation via charge exchange. Hyperfine Interactions240: 18 (2019) doi: 10.1007/s10751-019-1553-3 pdf
  14. O. Khalidova et al. (AEgIS coll.) The AEgIS experiment: towards antimatter gravity measurements. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1390 012104 (2019) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1390/1/104 pdf
  15. A. Camper et al. (AEgIS col.) Imaging a positronium cloud in a 1 Tesla. EPJ Web of Conferences 198 00004 (2019) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201919800004 pdf
  16. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Velocity selected production of 23S metastable positronium. doi: 10.48550/arXiv.1808.01808 pdf
  17. P. Lansonneur et al. (AEgIS col.) AEgIS Experiment: Status & Outlook, Proceedings 52nd Rencontres de Moriond on Gravitation, La Thuile, Italy. pp. 87-92 (2018) pdf
  18. C. Evans et al. (AEgIS col.) Towards the first measurement of matter-antimatter gravitational interaction. EPJ Web of Conferences 182 02040 (2018) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201818202040 pdf
  19. C. Guatieri et al. (AEgIS col.) AEg̅IS latest results. EPJ Web of Conferences 181 01037 (2018) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201718101037 pdf
  20. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Antiproton tagging and vertex fitting in a Timepix3detector. JINST 13 P06004 (2018) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/13/06/P06004 pdf
  21. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Producing long-lived 23S Ps via 33P laser excitation in magnetic and electric fields. Phys. Rev. A 98 013402 (2018) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.98.013402 pdf
  22. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Compression of a mixed antiproton and electron non-neutral plasma to high densities. Eur. Phys. J. D 72 76 (2018) doi: 10.1140/epjd/e pdf
  23. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) AEgIS at ELENA: outlook for physics with a pulsed cold antihydrogen beam. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 376 20170274 (2018) doi: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0278 pdf
  24. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Measurement of antiproton annihilation on Cu, Ag and Au with emulsion films. JINST 12 P04021 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/04/P04021 pdf
  25. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Characterization of a transmission positron/positronium converter for antihydrogen production. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 407 55 (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.nimb.2017.05.059 pdf
  26.  F Prelz et al (AEgIS col.) The DAQ system for the AEḡIS experiment. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 898 032014 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/898/3/032014 pdf
  27. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) Antimatter Gravity Measurements with Cold Antihydrogen: the AEgIS Experiment. Proceedings of the Seventh Meeting on CPT and Lorentz Symmetry. (Ed. V. Alan Kostelecky, World Scientific, Singapore). 17 (2017) doi: 10.1142/9789813148505_0005 pdf
  28. P. Yzombard et al (AEgIS col.) Overview of Recent Work on Laser Excitation of Positronium for the Formation of Antihydrogen. JPS Conf. Proc. 18 011026 (2017) doi: 10.7566/JPSCP.18.011026 pdf
  29. G. Consolati et al (AEgIS col.) Positronium for Antihydrogen Production in the AEGIS Experiment Acta Phys. Pol. A 132 1443 (2017) doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.132.1443 pdf
  30. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Advances in Ps Manipulations and Laser Studies in the AEgIS Experiment. Acta Phys. Pol. B 48 1583 (2017) doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.48.1583 pdf
  31. R. S. Brusa et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experiment at CERN: Measuring antihydrogen free-fall in Earth’s gravitational field to test WEP with antimatter. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 791 012014 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/791/1/012014 pdf
  32. A. Kellerbauer et al. (AEgIS col.) Probing antimatter gravity – The AEGIS experiment at CERN. EPJ Web of Conferences 126 02016 (2016) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201612602016 pdf
  33. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Towards a gravity measurement on cold antimatter atoms. Il Nuovo Cimento 39 C 237 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1393/ncc/i2016-16237-6 pdf
  34. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Laser excitation of the n = 3 level of positronium for antihydrogen production. Phys. Rev. A 94 012507 (2016) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.012507 pdf
  35. S. Mariazzi et al. (AEgIS col.) Positron manipulation and positronium laser excitation in AEgIS. Defect and Diffusion Forum 373 11 (2016) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.373.11 pdf
  36. N. Pacifico et al (AEgIS col.) Direct detection of antiprotons with theTimepix3 in a new electrostatics election beam line. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 831 12 (2016) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2016.03.057 pdf
  37. M. Kimura et al. (AEgIS col.) Testing the Weak Equivalence Principle with an antimatter beam at CERN. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 631 012047 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/631/1/012047 pdf
  38. C. Pistillo et al. (AEgIS col.) Emulsion detectors for the antihydrogen detection in AEgIS. Hyperfine Interact 233 29 (2015) doi: 10.1007/s10751-015-1175-3 pdf
  39. G. Testera et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experiment. Hyperfine Interact 233 12 (2015) doi: 10.1007/s10751-015-1165-5 pdf
  40. Consolati et al. (AEgIS col.) Experiments with low-energy antimatter. EPJ Web Conferences 96 01007 (2015) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20159601007 pdf
  41. Storey et al. (AEgIS col.) Particle tracking at cryogenic temperatures: the FastAnnihilation Cryogenic Tracking (FACT) detector forthe AEgIS antimatter gravity experiment, J. Instrumentation 10 C02023 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/10/02/C02023 pdf
  42. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) A moiré deflectometer for antimatter, Nature Communications 5, 4538 (2014) doi: 10.1038/ncomms5538 pdf
  43. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Detection of low energy antiproton annihilations in a segmented silicon detector, J. Instrumentation P06020 (2014) doi:10.1088/1748-0221/9/06/P06020 pdf
  44. N. Pacifico et al. (AEgIS col.) Investigation of silicon sensors for their use as antiprotonannihilation detectors, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 765 161 (2014) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.06.036 pdf
  45. Gligorova et al. (AEgIS col.) Comparison of Planar and 3D Silicon Pixel Sensors Used for Detection of Low Energy Antiprotons, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 61 3747 (2014) doi: 10.1109/TNS.2014.2368591 pdf
  46. Storey et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the gravitational free-fall of antihydrogen Hyperfine Interact 228 151 (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10751-014-1055-2 pdf
  47. A. Knecht et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experiment, Hyperfine Interact 228 121 (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10751-014-1057-0 pdf
  48. Mariazzi et al. (AEgIS col.) AEgIS experiment: Towards antihydrogen beam production for antimatter gravity measurements. European Physical Journal D 68: 41 (2014) doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2013-40690-3 pdf
  49. M. A. Subieta Vasquez et al. (AEgIS col.) AEgIS Experiment: Measuring the acceleration g of the earth’s gravitational field on antihydrogen beam, EPJ Web of Conferences 71 00128 (2014) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20147100128 pdf
  50. P. Scampoli et al. (AEgIS col.) Development of nuclear emulsions operating in vacuum for the AEgIS experiment  J. Instrumentation 9 C01061 (2014) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/9/01/C01061 pdf
  51. D. Krasnicky et al. (AEgIS col.): Measuring g with Aegis, Progress and Perspectives, Int. J. Mod. Phys. Conf. Ser. 30, 1460262 (2014) doi: 10.1142/S2010194514602622 pdf
  52. R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, G. Tosi, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M. Longhi, A. Galarneau, and F. Di Renzo. Positronium Production in Engineered Porous Silica, J. Phys. Chem. C117, 26703−26709 (2013)  doi: dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp410221m pdf
  53. G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, A. Galarneau, F. Di Renzo, and F. Quasso. Mesoporous materials for antihydrogen production, Chemical Society Reviews 42, 3821 (2013) doi: 10.1039/c2cs35454c pdf
  54. S. Aghion, R. Ferragut, F Moia, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, Production and thermalization of positronium in homogeneous porous silica, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443, 012064 (2013) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012064 pdf
  55. D. Krasnicky, S. Aghion, et al. (AEgIS col.): AEgIS experiment commissioning at CERN, AIP Conf. Proc. 1521, 144 (2013) doi: http://10.1063/1.4796070 pdf
  56. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS Col.). Prospects for measuring the gravitational free-fall of antihydrogenwith emulsion detectors, J. Instrumentation 8 (2013) P08013 doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/8/08/P08013 pdf
  57. M. Kimura et al. (AEgIS Col.). Development of nuclear emulsions with 1 μm spatial resolution forthe AEgIS experiment, Nuclear Instrum. and Methods in Phys. Research A 732 (2013) 325-329 doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.04.082 pdf
  58. Gligorova et al. (AEgIS col.) Annihilation of low energy antiprotons in silicon sensors, IEEE MSS/MIC 1 (2013) doi: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2013.6829519 pdf
  59. J. Storey et al. (AEgIS Col.) Particle tracking at 4 K: The Fast Annihilation CryogenicTracking (FACT) detector for the AEgIS antimatter gravity experiment, Nuclear Instrum. and Methods, Phys. Research A 732 (2013) 437-441 doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.05.130 pdf
  60. M. G. Giammarchi et al. (AEgIS col.). AEGIS at CERN: Measuring Antihydrogen Fall, Few-Body Syst 54, 779-782 (2013) doi: 10.1007/s00601-012-0439-6 pdf
  61. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) Exploring the WEP with a pulsed cold beam of antihydrogen. Class. Quantum Grav. 29   184009 (2012) doi:10.1088/0264-9381/29/18/184009 pdf
  62. R. Ferragut et al. (AEgIS col.) Antihydrogen physics: gravitation and spectrometry in AEgIS. Canadian J. Physics 89, 17 (2011) doi: 10.1139/P10-099 pdf
  63. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M.G. Giammarchi, G.Q. Ding, Thermal production of positronium in porous alumina, Eur. Phys. J. D 66, 124 (2012). doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2012-20637-0 pdf
  64. A. Kellerbauer et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEGIS experiment at CERN: Measuring the free fall of antihydrogen, Hyperfine Interact. 209, 43 (2012) doi:10.1007/s10751-012-0583-x pdf
  65. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, A. Calloni, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, A Galarneau and F Di Renzo, Homogeneous porous silica for positronium production in AEgIS, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 262, 012020 (2011) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/262/1/012020 pdf
  66. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.G. Giammarchi, D. Trezzi, W. Egger, L. Ravelli, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, B. Wang, O.M. Yaghi, B. Jasinska, N. Chiodini and A. Paleari. Positronium Formation in Porous Materials for Antihydrogen Production, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012007 (2010) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/225/1/012007 pdf
  67. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the fall of antihydrogen: the AEgIS experiment at CERN. Physics Procedia 17 (2011) 49 doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2011.06.016 pdf
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  69. D. Fabris et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEGIS detection system for gravity measurements, Nuclear Physics A834, 751c (2010) doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2010.01.136 pdf
  70. G. Bonomi et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the antihydrogen fall, Hyperfine Interact. 193, 297 (2009). doi:10.1007/s10751-009-0015-8 pdf
  71. M. G. Giammarchi et al. (AEgIS col.) Efficient Rydberg positronium laser excitation for antihydrogen production in a magnetic field, Hyperfine Interact. 193, 321 (2009) doi:10.1007/s10751-009-0018-5 pdf
  72. G. Testera et al. (AEgIS col.) Formation of a cold antihydrogenbeam in AEGIS for gravity measurements,AIP Conf. Proc. 1037, 5 (2008) doi:10.1063/1.2977857 pdf

Light Alloys

    Mg based alloys

  1. G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, F. Fiori, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, and G. Riontino: Formation and evolution of the hardening precipitates in a Mg-Y-Nd alloy, Acta Mater. 59, 4151 (2011) doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2011.03.038 pdf
  2. R. Ferragut, F. Moia, F. Fiori, D. Lussana, and G. Riontino: Small-angle X-ray scattering study of the early stages of precipitation in a Mg-Nd-Gd (EV31) alloy, J. Alloy. Compd. 495, 408 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2011.03.038 pdf
  3. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and J. F. Nie: Vacancy-solute association during ageing of a cold worked Mg-RE alloy, Phil. Mag. 90, 2135 (2010) doi: 10.1080/14786430903581320 pdf
  4. G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, and G. Riontino: Phase transformations in QE22 Mg alloy, Acta Mater. 57, 4416 (2009) doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.06.003 pdf
  5. F. Moia, A. Calloni, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and J. F. Nie: Vacancy-solute interaction in magnesium alloy WE54 during artificial ageing: a positron annihilation spectroscopy study, Int. J. Mater. Res. 100, 378 (2009) doi: 10.3139/146.110036 pdf
  6. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Advances in positron studies of age hardening in light alloys, phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2295 (2009) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200982103 pdf
  7. G. Riontino, M. Massazza, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, and R. Ferragut: A novel thermal treatment on a Mg-4.2Y-2.3Nd-0.6Zr (WE43) alloy, Mat. Sci. Eng. A 494, 445 (2008) doi: 10.1016/j.msea.2008.04.043 pdf
  8. G. Riontino, D. Lussana, M. Massazza, G. Barucca, P. Mengucci, and R. Ferragut: Structure evolution of EV31 Mg alloy, J. Alloy. Compd. 463, 200 (2008) doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2007.09.046 pdf
  9. P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, G. Riontino, D. Lussana, M. Massazza, R. Ferragut, and E. Hassan Aly:Structure evolution of a WE43 Mg alloy submitted to different thermal treatments, Mat. Sci. Eng. A479, 37 (2008). doi: 10.1016/j.msea.2007.06.016 pdf
  10. M. Massazza, G. Riontino, D. Lussana, A. Iozzia, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, A. Di Cristoforo, R. Ferragut, and R. Doglione: Structural evolution on thermal treatments of EV31 alloy.In K. U. Kainer (ed.), Magnesium: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications. Wiley (2007) pdf

    Al based alloys

  1. R. Ferragut: Atomic fraction around defects associated with nanoparticles in Al–Cu–Mg alloys, Physica B: Condensed Matter 407 2676 (2012). doi:10.1016/j.physb.2012.02.008 pdf
  2. R. Ferragut, P. V. Liddicoat, X.-Z. Liao, Y.-H. Zhao, E. J. Lavernia, R. Z. Valiev, A. Dupasquier, and S. P. Ringer: Chemistry of grain boundary environments in nanocrystalline Al 7075, J. Alloy. Compd. 495, 391 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2009.10.104 pdf
  3.  R. K. W. Marceau, G. Sha, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S. P. Ringer: Solute clustering in Al-Cu-Mg alloys during the early stages of elevated temperature ageing, Acta Mater. 58, 4923 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.05.020 pdf
  4. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, R. N. Lumley, and I. J. Polmear: Vacancy-solute interactions during multiple-step ageing of an Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloy, Scripta Mater. 60, 137 (2009) doi: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2008.09.011 pdf
  5. A. Tolley, R. Ferragut, and A. Somoza: Microstructural characterisation of a commercial Al-Cu-Mg alloy combining transmission electron microscopy and positron annihilation spectroscopy, Phil. Mag. 89, 1095 (2009) doi: 10.1080/14786430902889674 pdf
  6. C. Macchi, A. Somoza, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, and I. J. Polmear: Ageing processes in Al-Cu-Mg alloys with different Cu/Mg ratios, phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2322 (2009) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200982101 pdf
  7. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Advances in positron studies of age hardening in light alloys, phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2295 (2009) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200982103 pdf
  8. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Liddicoat, F. Moia, and S. P. Ringer: Positron lifetime evolution during room temperature ageing in Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu), phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2301 (2009) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200982068 pdf
  9. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, M. Massazza, G. Riontino, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, C. E. Macchi, and A. Somoza: Hardening nanostructures in an AlZnMg alloy, Phil. Mag. A 87, 3297 (2007) doi: 10.1080/14786430701271959 pdf
  10. P. Folegati, I. Makkonen, R. Ferragut, and M. J. Puska: Analysis of electron-positron momentum spectra of metallic alloys as supported by first-principles calculations, Phys. Rev. B 75, 054201 (2007) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.054201 pdf
  11. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, and F. Quasso: Vacancy-solute association in coherent nanostructures formed in a commercial Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloy, phys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3526 (2007) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200675772 pdf
  12. P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, I. Makkonen, and M. J. Puska: Quantitative chemical analysis of vacancy-solute complexes in metallic solid solutions by coincidence Doppler broadening spectroscopy, phys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3493 (2007) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200675741 pdf
  13. A. Somoza, C. E. Macchi, R. N. Lumley, I. J. Polmear, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Role of vacancies during creep and secondary precipitation in an underaged Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloy, phys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3473 (2007) doi: 10.1002/pssc.200675737 pdf
  14. A. Tolley, R. Ferragut, and A. Somoza: Study of the nanostructures formed in 2024 alloy during thermomechanical treatments, Mater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 489 (2006) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.519-521.489 pdf
  15. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and I. J. Polmear: Vacancy-solute aggregates in Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu, Ag), Mater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 309 (2006) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.519-521.309 pdf
  16. R. K. W. Marceau, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M. M. Iglesias, and S. P. Ringer: Vacancy-solute interactions in Al-Cu-Mg, Mater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 197 (2006) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.519-521.197 pdf
  17. A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, M. M. Iglesias, I. Makkonen, and M. J. Puska: Positron localization effects on the Doppler broadening of the annihilation line: Aluminum as a case study, Phys. Rev. B 72, 054112 (2005) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.72.054112 pdf
  18. R. Ferragut: Defects associated with nanostructures in AlZnMg and AlCu(Mg) alloysActa Phys. Pol. A107, 776 (2005) doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.107.776 pdf
  19. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, M. Massazza, P. Mengucci, G. Riontino, A. Somoza: Early solute clustering in an AlZnMg alloy. Mat. Sci. Forum445-446, 16 (2004) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.445-446.16 pdf
  20. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, G. Ferro, M. Biasini, A. Somoza: Positron Spectroscopy Analysis of Vacancy-Solute Nanoaggregates in Al-Cu. Mat. Sci. Forum445-446, 75 (2004) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.445-446.75 pdf
  21. R. Ferragut, G. Ferro, M. Biasini. Positron Annihilation Study of Secondary Ageing in Al-CuMaterials Forum28, 1022 (2004) pdf
  22. G. Riontino, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, M. Massazza, P. Mengucci, A. Somoza: Formation and morphology of hardening nanostructures in an AlZnMg alloyMaterials Forum28, 652 (2004) pdf
  23. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Age-hardening Study in Al-Zn-Mg alloys. International Report of National Synchrotron Light Laboratory – LNLS. ISSN1518-0204, 307 (2003) pdf
  24. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley, I. Torriani: Precipitation Kinetics in Al-Zn-Mg Commercial Alloys. J. Mat. Proc. Techn. 141, 35 (2003) doi: 10.1016/S0924-0136(02)01044-0 pdf
  25. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, M. Massazza, G. Riontino, A. Somoza: Secondary ageing in an Al-Cu-Mg alloy with high Cu/Mg ratio. Mat. Sci. Forum396-402, 783 (2002) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.396-402.783 pdf
  26. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Precipitation kinetic in Al-Zn-Mg alloys: a study by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering. International Report of National Synchrotron Light Laboratory – LNLS. ISSN1518-0204 305 (2003). pdf
  27. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I. J. Polmear: Mechanisms of age-hardening in two Al-Cu-Mg alloys studied by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy. Mat. Sci. Forum396-402, 777 (2002) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.396-402.777 pdf
  28. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Pre-precipitation Study in the 7012 Al-Zn-Mg-Cu Alloy by Electrical Resistivity. Mat. Sci. Eng. 334, 1 (2002) doi: 10.1016/S0921-5093(01)01771-3 pdf
  29. M. Massazza, G. Riontino, A. Dupasquier, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Secondary ageing in Al-Cu-Mg. Phil. Mag. Lett. 82, 495 (2002) doi: 10.1080/09500830210153896 pdf
  30. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Influence of Pre-deformation on the Precipitation in the 2024 Al-Cu-Mg Alloy. Mat. Sci. Forum363-365, 88 (2001) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.363-365.88 pdf
  31. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley, I. Torriani: Precipitation kinetics in two Al-Zn-Mg Alloys. Special Issue: J. Mat. Proc. Techn. 117, 1 (2001) CD
  32. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I. J. Polmear, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut: Positron Annihilation Study of the Aging Kinetics of AlCu-based Alloys. I. Al-Cu-Mg. Phys. Rev. B61, 14454 (2000) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.61.14454 pdf
  33. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I.J. Polmear, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut: Positron Annihilation Study of the Aging Kinetics of AlCu-based Alloys. II. Ag microalloying. Phys. Rev. B61, 14464 (2000) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.61.14464 pdf
  34. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Positron Age-hardening and Precipitation in Predeformed 2024 (Al-Cu-Mg) Alloy. Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 175, R1 (1999) doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-396X(199909)175:13.0.CO;2-3 pdf
  35. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Microstructural Evolution of 7012 Alloy During the Early Stages of Artificial Ageing. Acta Mater. 47, 4355 (1999) doi: 10.1016/S1359-6454(99)00315-8 pdf
  36. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy and Decomposition Processes in Commercial Al-Zn-Mg based Alloys. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 10,  3903 (1998) doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/10/17/019 pdf
  37. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: Positron Annihilation Study of Vacancy Dynamics after the Solution Treatment of Al-Zn-Mg Alloys. 6th International Conference in Aluminium Alloys (ICAA-6). (vol. 2, pp. 683-689, 1998). (Toyohashi, Japan) ed. Sato T., Kumai S., Kobayashi T., Murakami Y. pdf
  38. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: On the Two-Step Ageing in a Commercial Al-Zn-Mg Alloy. A Study by Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 8,  8945 (1996) doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/8/45/026 pdf
  39. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Estudio de la Formación de Zonas de Guinier-Preston mediante SAXS y Resistometría Eléctrica. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales y IV Coloquio Latinoamericano de Fractura y Fatiga 309 (2001). pdf
  40. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Envejecimiento Isotérmico en la Aleación 7012 base Al-Zn-Mg. Proceedings SAM’98 and V Congreso Iberoamericano de Metalurgia IBEROMET V, 369 (1999). pdf
  41. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Precipitación en la Aleación 2024 base Al-Cu-Mg. Proceedings SAM’98 and V Congreso Iberoamericano de Metalurgia IBEROMET V, 441 (1999). pdf
  42. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Análisis de la Evolución Microestructural de la Aleación 7012 en los Primeros Estadios del Envejecimiento ArtificialAnnual  Acta AFA 9 (1999) 230-234. pdf
  43. ** R. Ferragut: Estudio del Termoenvejecimiento en Aleaciones base Aluminio. Doctoral Thesis. (1999).Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Argentina.
  44. ** R. Ferragut, A. Tolley, A. Somoza: Cambios Microestructurales en la Aleación Termoendurecible 7012 (Al-Zn-Mg-Cu)Annual Acta AFA 10 155 (1999). pdf
  45. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Evolución Microestructural de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al luego del HomogeneizadoAnnual Acta AFA 8, 110 (1998). pdf
  46. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Procesos de Descomposición en Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al-Zn-Mg. Annual Acta AFA 7, 192 (1997). pdf
  47. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Influencia del Preenvejecimiento sobre la respuesta al Envejecimiento Artificial de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles Comerciales base Al-Zn-Mg. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales, SAM (1997) 251-254. pdf
  48. ** R. Ferragut: Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles. Boletín Informativo PYME (Asociación de Pequeña y Mediana Industria – Argentina).No 121, 22 (1997). pdf
  49. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Fenómenos de Precipitación y Espectroscopía de Aniquilación de Positrones en Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles comerciales Base Al. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales, SAM’95 85 (1995). pdf
  50. ** R. Ferragut: Análisis Microestructural de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al-Zn-Mg. Thesis MSc. in Physics. (1995) Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Argentina.

Backscattering of gamma rays

  1. R. Ferragut, G. Pereyra et al.: Gamma Ray Albedo in Fe and Al: Scatterer Lateral Size and Thickness Influences. pdf
  2. ** G. Pereyra, R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Determinación del Número de Albedo en Hierro y Aluminio por Retrodispersión de Radiación GammaAnnual Acta AFA 11 50 (2000). pdf
  3. ** R. Ferragut, R. Romero, A. Somoza: Retrodispersión de Radiación GammaAnnual Acta AFA 3 412 (1992). pdf

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