Soft and photo lithography (micro-contact printing, micro-transfer molding, nano-transfer printing and microfluidic) for different application like lab-on chip, OLEDs (micro pixel) and biological devices. Realization of PDMS micro-optics and nano-structures. Morphological characterization of organic and inorganic materials realized by lithography. Fabrication of Silicon master for nano-patterning. Fabrication of gratings DFB; wet and chemical etching of semiconductors. Organic films deposition by spin-coating and thermal evaporator and metallic and oxide films deposition by thermal evaporator and Electron beam. Realization of optoelectronic devices based on organic molecules OLEDs and OLET.
Biographical sketch (Max 1500 char) Stefania D’Amone was born in Campi Salentina (Lecce, Italy) on 25th December 1978. She graduated in chemical-biological technology in July 1997 from High School Lecce and she is a qualified specialist in bio-organic and microbiological chemistry, specialized in organic chemical and microbiological analysis. In June 2002 she worked in the Laboratory of optical nanostructure at the university of Wuppertal (Germany),under the direction of prof. Clivia Sotomayor implementing soft-lithography techniques. In April 2003 she attended at “Insurance and hygiene for technicians responsible for chemical and biological laboratories course “ certificated from the University of Lecce. Since August 2001 she works at the CNR Institute of Nanoscience University of Salento (Lecce, Italy) as chemical-biological technician, in the organic division under the direction of the Prof. Giuseppe Gigli. Skills the expertise: Scanning Laser Confocal Microscopy, Contact Angle, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Electron Beam Lithography (EBL), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Micro-soldering, Spin-Coater, Spectrophotometry technique, Fluorimetric technique, Profilometer, Soft-litography (micro-contact printing, micro-transfer molding, nano-transfer printing and microfluidic), Optical lithography, Mask Aligner, Thermal evaporation, Electron Beam Evaporator, Idraulic Press, Alpha Step Profilometer, Reactive Ion Etching (RIE).
“Rigid organic molds for nanoimprinting lithography by replica molding of high glass transition temperature polymers”, D. Pisignano, S. D’Amone, G. Gigli and R. Cingolani; Journal of Vacum Science and Technology B 22 (4): 1759-1763 Luglio-Agosto 2004.
“Positive/Negative Arrays of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes by a Surface-Tension-Driven Approach”, I. Viola, M. Mazzeo, A. Passabì, S. D’Amone, R. Cingolani and G. Gigli; Advanced Materials 17(24): 2935-2939, 2005 (I.F. 9.1).
“In-situ monitoring of viscoelastic liquid in a microfluidic enviroment”, I. Viola, D. Pisignano, S. D’Amone, R. Cingolani and G. Gigli; Synthetic Metals, 2005.
"Superhydrophobicity due to the hierarchical scale roughness of PDMS surfaces", B. Cortese, S. D’Amone, M. Manca, I. Viola, R. Cingolani and G. Gigli; Langmuir, Gennaio 2008.
“Engineering transfer of micro and nanometer scale features by surface energy modification”; Cortese, B. , Piliego C, Viola I, D’Amone S, Cingolani R and Gigli G; Langmuir, 2009, 25 (12), pp 7025–7031.
“Hybrid Light Emitting Diodes by ?-CP Double Transfer of Colloidal Semiconductor CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots on Organic Layers”, A. Rizzo, M. Mazzeo, M. Palumbo, G. Lerario, S. D’Amone, R. Cingolani, and G. Gigli; Advanced Materials 2008.