Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff



Location: Bari

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Laser Induced plasma (LIP) fundamental studies by optical emission spectroscopy

Laser induced breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for qualitative and quantitative analysis of different samples

Fundamental studies of nanoparticles production by laser ablation in liquid (PLAL) at different pressures (by optical emission spectroscopy, shadowgraph, absorbance)

Employment of NPs in biochemistry (bio-conjugation) and in spectroscopy (Nanoparticle Enhanced LIBS) fields.


Plasma Chemistry c/o Chemistry Dept., Univ. of Bari

Laser techniques in chemical sciences c/o Chemistry Dept., Univ. of Bari

Curriculum Vitae

From November 2011 - Permanent researcher position at CNR National Research Council  (Actually, Institute for photonics and Nanotechnology, Section of Bari)

Dec.2004 – Oct. 2011 - Post Doc positions at “Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e Plasmi” IMIP-CNR UOS Bari on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy LIBS

Apr. 2001- Oct. 2003 - Researcher position at Laser Center s.c.r.l of Bari (Italy) on pollutants and meteorological measurements into the atmosphere

Apr. 1999 – March 2001- High Formation Fellowship at Laser Center (Valenzano-Bari) on Environmental diagnostic by Laser system


Elsevier/Spectrochimica Acta Atomic Spectroscopy Award 2019, Second best paper for: M. Dell\\\\'Aglio (corresponding author), Z. Salajková, A. Mallardi, R. Mezzenga, L. van\\\\'t Hag, N. Cioffi, G. Palazzo, A. De Giacomo, Application of gold nanoparticles embedded in the amyloids fibrils as enhancers in the laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for the metal quantification in microdroplets, Spectrochimica Acta B, 2019, 155, 115-122M.

Elsevier/Spectrochimica Acta Award 2010 first best paper: “G. Cristoforetti, A. De Giacomo, M. Dell\\\\'Aglio, S. Legnaioli, E. Tognoni, V. Palleschi, N. Omenetto, Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium in Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: Beyond the McWhirter criterion, Spectrochimica Acta B 65 (2010) 86–95”

1st Ocean Optics Poster Award to Marcella Dell’Aglio; International conference LIBS2004 Torremolinos (Malaga), Sept. 28- Oct. 1, 2004; title “Early stage emission spectroscopy study of metallic titanium plasma induced in air by ultra-short laser pulses”



Nanoparticle enhanced laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

- Mangone A. - Mastrorocco F. - Giannossa L.C. - Comparelli R. - Marcella Dell'Aglio - Alessandro De Giacomo
Spectrochimica Acta - Part B Atomic Spectroscopy

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