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Paolo Restuccia

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Research interests

*Study of the tribochemical processes of layered materials interacting with water molecules by means of classical, ab initio and multi-scale molecular dynamics.

*Interaction between layered materials and metallic substrates for the study of their tribological properties by means of ab initio simulations.

*Developing of computational codes.

Biographical sketch

2013: Master degree in Physics, University of Modena
2014-2016: PhD in Physics and Nanosciences, University of Modena
2017-2018: PostDoc, University of Modena

Selected publications

G. Levita, P. Restuccia, M.C. Righi, Graphene and MoS2 interacting with water: A comparison by ab initio calculations, Carbon 107, 878-884 (2016)

P. Restuccia, M.C. Righi, Tribochemistry of graphene on iron and its possible role in lubrication of steel Carbon 106, 118-124 (2016)

M. Wolloch, G. Levita, P. Restuccia, M.C. Righi, Interfacial charge density and its connection to adhesion and frictional forces Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 026804 (2018)

P. Restuccia, G. Levita, M. Wolloch, G. Losi, G. Fatti, M. Ferrario, M.C. Righi, Ideal adhesive and shear strengths of solid interfaces: A high throughput ab initio approach Comput. Mater. Sci. 154, 517-529 (2018)

D. Marchetto, P. Restuccia, A. Ballestrazzi, M.C. Righi, A. Rota, S. Valeri, Surface passivation by graphene in the lubrication of iron: A comparison with bronze, Carbon 116, 375-380 (2016)

P. Restuccia, M. Ferrario, P.L. Sivestrelli, G. Mistura, M.C. Righi, Size-dependent commensurability and its possible role in determining the frictional behavior of adsorbed systems Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 28997-29004 (2016)

P. Nicolini, R. Capozza, P. Restuccia, T. Polcar, Structural Ordering of Molybdenum Disulfide Studied via Reactive Molecular Dynamics Simulations
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 10, 8937-8946 (2018)


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