• Biodegradable and functional aliphatic co-polyesters 

    Fuoco, Tiziana (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-03-15)
    Over the past decades, aliphatic polyesters have found rapidly increasing interest. Linear aliphatic polyesters, such as poly(glycolide) (PGA), poly(lactide) (PLA), poly(ε−caprolactone) (PCL) and their copolymers have found ...
  • Carbon-based nanomaterials 

    Maggio, Mario (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2017-02-27)
    New layered carbon-based materials were prepared and exhaustively characterized exploiting different characterization techniques, such as thermogravimetry (TGA), differential thermal calorimetry (DSC), Fourier transform ...
  • Cavity Filling and Chirality Effects in Calixarene Threading 

    Concilio, Gerardo (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-03-16)
    In 2010, the Prof. Neri’s group showed that the calix[6]arene hosts were able to recognize dialkylammonium axles when they were coupled with the weakly coordinating Tetrakis[3,5 bis(triFluoromethyl)Phenyl]Borate (TFPB−) ...
  • Chiral organocatalysts mediated asymmetric oxyfunctionalization and tandem reaction 

    Meninno, Sara (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2015-03-13)
    Asymmetric organocatalysis is a new rapidly growing field whose huge potential is becoming more and more evident.This PhD project has been conceived and developed in the context of non-covalent organocatalysis. The aim ...
  • Design e sintesi di analoghi delle azumammidi, potenti inibitori degli enzimi HDACs 

    Cafaro, Emiddio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-03-07)
    Le azumammidi sono cinque ciclopeptidi di origine marina, isolate nel 2003 da Fusetani et al dalla spugna Mycale izuensis e brevettate dalla Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical. L'interesse destato da questi metaboliti secondari ...
  • Development of molecular models of interfaces using a multi-scale hybrid particle-field approach: application to composite materials and biomembranes 

    De Nicola, Antonio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-03-07)
    The rule of the interface in systems including polymer composites and block-­‐ copolymer interacting with biomembrane has been investigated by computational approach. In particular, for the poly ...
  • Environmental and catalytic applications of alkaline oxides 

    Cucciniello, Raffaele (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2015-04-20)
    Alkaline oxides are widely used in industrial processes involving removal of gaseous compounds as unwanted by-products such as CO2, hydrogen sulphide and nitric oxides. Traditional processes generally involve Ca-based ...
  • Enzymatic synthesis of macrolactones 

    Fortunati, Tancredi (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-02-24)
    Macrolactones are a large and structurally diverse class of compounds. Natural products having a macrolactone structure have been isolated from many natural sources such as plants, insects, marine organism and bacteria. ...
  • Fluorescence-based sensors for the detection of biologically and environmentally relevant molecules 

    Mirra, Silvia (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-03-15)
    Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been known for long time as a toxic molecule in biological systems. More recent studies have shown that mammals can produce H2S in a controlled fashion, suggesting that it’s important in maintaining ...
  • Functionalized Syndiotactic Polystyrene 

    Califano, Rosa (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-02-14)
    La sintesi di materiali polimerici da metodo di modificazione, per ottenere le proprietà desiderate in polimeri, è un argomento importante in chimica dei polimeri e tecnologia. Molto spesso, proprietà desiderate non sono ...
  • Materiali ibridi e nanostrutturati derivati da copolimeri multiblocco polistirene-polibutadiene: sintesi e applicazioni 

    Buonerba, Antonio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-02-16)
    Scopo della presente tesi di Dottorato di Ricerca in Chimica, avente ampio carattere di esplorazione e innovazione, è stato quello di sviluppare materiali ibridi di natura organica ed inorganica con controllo della morfologia ...
  • A molecular dymanics view of structure and reactivity 

    Ragone, Francesco (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-02-21)
    The eld of computer simulations has developed into a very important branch of science providing a guess at the interactions between molecules to obtain predictions of properties as accurate as required, subject to ...
  • New catalysts for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters 

    D'Auria, Ilaria (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-02-16)
    The Ring-Opening Polymerization of cyclic esters by metal complexes via coordination-insertion mechanism represents the most effective and versatile method for preparing aliphatic polyesters with a good control in terms ...
  • New insights into peptoids' chemistry: synthesis, characterization and properties 

    Meli, Alessandra (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-05-11)
    My PhD research activity aimed to enrich the realm of peptoids1 with novel compounds and new insights into their behavior and properties, investigating their potential applications. A new class of cyclic “arylopeptoids” ...
  • New Technologies in Tires: From Layered Nanofillers to Metathesis Reactions 

    Mauro, Marco (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-03-07)
    Tires are annually manufactured in more than one billion of artefacts and the ever increasing demand is on the basis of the efforts in finding new solutions for more performant, sustainable and durable products. This PhD ...
  • Novel macrocyclic systems in asymmetric phase-transfer catalysis 

    Schettini, Rosaria (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2017-02-27)
    In the great realm of organic synthesis, phase-transfer catalysis (PTC) is a well recognized methodology which plays a key role both in industry and academia research. This process involves reactions that take place between ...
  • Olefin Metathesis Reactions Promoted by Ru-Catalysts with a Syn Substituted N-heterocyclic Carbene Backbone 

    Perfetto, Alessandra (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-03-06)
    The development of efficient catalytic systems dedicated to the formation of C−C double bonds from simple to highly functionalized alkenes represents a great challenge in modern organic synthesis. In addressing this ...
  • Polymeric aerogels 

    Longo, Simona (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-03-07)
    Aerogels are a unique class of materials characterized by a highly porous network, being attractive for many applications such as thermal and acoustic insulation, capacitors or catalysis. In more recent years, polymeric ...
  • Polymeric films with co-crystalline and nanoporous crystalline phases: orientations, chirality and possible applications in photonic crystals 

    Ianniello, Graziella (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2015)
    Polymers can crystallize in different crystalline forms; polymorphism is the term to indicate this ability. It is known that processing and physical properties of polymer-based materials are strongly affected by the ...
  • Polymorphism and co-crystalline phases of polymers 

    Fasano, Gianluca (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-02-04)
    Crystalline phases are extremely relevant for properties and applications of many polymeric materials. In fact, their amount, structure and morphology constitute the main factors controlling physical properties of fibers, ...