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Lucio Colombi Ciacchi







82. J. Laube, V. Baric, S. Salameh, L. Mädler, L. Colombi Ciacchi
A new contact model for the discrete element method simulation of TiO2 nanoparticles films under mechanical load
81. F.S. Tareq, C.M. Hasan, M.M. Rahman, M.M.M. Hanafi, L. Colombi Ciacchi,
M. Michaelis, T. Harder, J. Tebben, M.T. Islam, P. Spiteller
Anti-staphylococcal calopins from fruiting bodies of boletus radicans
80. Z. Hughes, G. Wei, K.L.M. Drew, L. Colombi Ciacchi, T. Walsh
Adsorption of DNA fragments at aqueous graphite and Au(111) via integration of experiment and simulation
Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02480 (2017) Full text
79. S. Lid, S. Köppen, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Creation of models and parametrization of a classical force field for amorphous Al2O3/water interfaces based on density functional theory
Computational Materials Science 140, 307-314 (2017) Full text
78. J. Laube, M. Dörmann, H.-J. Schmid, L. Mädler, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Dependencies of the adhesion forces between TiO2 nanoparticles
on size and ambient humidity
Journal of Physical Chemisty C 121, 15294-15303 (2017) Full text
77. M. Michaelis, C. Fischer, L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. Lüttge
Variability of zinc oxide dissolution rates
Environmental Science & Technology 51, 4297-4305 (2017) Full text
76. J. Höcker, J.-O. Krisponeit, J. Cambeis, A. Zakharov, Y. Niu, G. Wei,
L. Colombi Ciacchi, J. Falta, A. Schaefer, J.I. Flege
Growth and structure of ultrathin praseodymium oxide layers on Ru(0001)
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19, 3480-3485 (2017) (Inside Front Cover) Full text
75. J. Kiefer, G. Wei, L. Colombi Ciacchi, E. von Lieres
Irreversible damage of polymer membranes during attenuated total reflection infrared analysis
Applied Spectroscopy 71, 1127-1133 (2017) Full text
74. A. Fabre, S. Salameh, L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. Kreutzier, J.R. Ommen
Contact mechanics of highly porous oxide nanoparticle agglomerates
Journal of Nanoparticle Research 18, 200 (2016) Full text
73. M. Sauerbrey, J. Höcker, M. Wellbrock, M. Schowalter, J.-O. Krisponeit,
K. Müller-Caspary, A. Rosenauer, G. Wei, L. Colombi Ciacchi, J, Falta, J.I. Flege
Ultra-smooth Ru(0001) films as templates for ceria nanoarchitectures
Crystal Growth & Design 16, 4216-4224 (2016) Full text
72. Q. Li, T. Zhang, Y. Pan, L. Colombi Ciacchi, B. Xu, G. Wei
AFM-based force spectroscopy for bioimaging and biosensing
RSC Advances 6, 12893-12912 (2016) Full text
71. L. Derr, N. Hildebrand, S. Köppen, S. Kunze,
L. Treccani, R. Dringen, K. Rezwan, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Physisorption of α-chymotrypsin on SiO2 and TiO2: A comparative
study via experiments and molecular dynamics simulations
Biointerphases 11, 011007 (2016) Full text
70. T. Dabrowski, A. Struck, D. Fenske, P. Maaß, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Optimization of catalyst positioning in porous cathodes
of lithium/air batteries filled with different electrolytes
Journal of the Electrochemical Society 162, A2796-A2804 (2015) Full text
69. J. Laube, S. Salameh, M. Kappl, L. Mädler, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Contact forces between TiO2 nanoparticles governed by
an interplay of adsorbed water layers and roughness
Langmuir 31, 11288-11295 (2015) Full text
68. T. Dabrowski, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Atomistic modeling of the charge process in lithium/air batteries
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 25807-25817 (2015) Full text
67. R.H. Meißner, G. Wei, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Estimation of the Free Energy of Adsorption of a Polypeptide on Amorphous SiO2 from Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Force Spectroscopy Experiments
Soft Matter 11, 6254-6265 (2015) Full text
66. S. Pokhrel, J. Birkenstock, A. Dianat, J. Zimmermann, M. Schowalter,
A. Rosenauer, L. Colombi Ciacchi, L. Mädler
In situ high temperature X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy
and theoretical modeling for the formation of WO3 crystallites
CrysEngComm 17, 6985-6998 (2015) Full text
65. Q. Li, M. Michaelis, G. Wei, L. Colombi Ciacchi
A novel aptasensor based on single-molecule force spectroscopy for highly sensitive detection of mercury ions
Analyst 140, 5243-5250 (2015) Full text
64. L. Derr, R. Dringen, L. Treccani, N. Hildebrand, L. Colombi Ciacchi, K. Rezwan
Physisorption of enzymatically active chymotrypsin on titania colloidal particles
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 455, 236-244 (2015) Full text
63. G.R. Pesch, N. Riefler, U. Fritsching, L. Colombi Ciacchi, L. Mädler
Gas-solid catalytic reactions with an extended DSMC model
AIChE Journal 61, 2092-2103 (2015) (Front Cover) Full text
62. N. Hildebrand, S. Köppen, L. Derr, K. Li, M. Koleini, K. Rezwan, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Adsorption orientation and binding motifs of lysozyme and chymotrypsin on amorphous silica
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 7295-7307 (2015) Full text
61. J. Li, Q. Li, L. Colombi Ciacchi, G. Wei
Label-free sensing of adenosine based on force variations
induced by molecular recognition
Biosensors 5, 85-97 (2015) Full text
60. A. Peguiron, L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. De Vita, J.R. Kermode, G. Moras
Accuracy of buffered-force QM/MM simulations of silica
Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 064116 (2015) Full text
59. L. Derr, S. Steckbeck, L. Treccani, R. Dringen, L. Colombi Ciacchi, K. Rezwan
Assessment of the proteolytic activity of chymotrypsin immobilized onto colloidal particles
Analytical Letters 48, 424-441 (2015) Full text
58. T. Halfer, A. Rei, L. Colombi Ciacchi, L. Treccani, K. Rezwan
Selective covalent immobilization of ferritin on alumina
Biointerphases 9, 031018 (2014) Full text
57. A. Dianat, N. Seriani, L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. Bobeth, G. Cuniberti
DFT study of reaction processes of methane combustion on PdO(100)
Chemical Physics 443, 53-60 (2014) Full text
56. S. große Holthaus, S. Köppen, T. Frauenheim, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Molecular dynamics simulations of the amino acid-ZnO (10-10) interface:
A Comparison between DFT and DFTB results
Journal of Chemical Physics 140, 234707 (2014) Full text
55. J. Larrucea, S. Lid, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Parametrization of a classical force field for iron oxyhydroxide/water interfaces
Computational Materials Science 92, 343-352 (2014) Full text
54. K. Vogel, N. Westphal, D. Salz, K. Thiel, L. Wittig, L. Colombi Ciacchi, I. Grunwald
Dental implants coated with a durable and antibacterial film
Surface Innovations 3, 27-38 (2014) Full text
53. J. Reinhold, T. Veltzke, B. Wells, J. Schneider, F. Meierhofer,
L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. Chaffee, J. Thöming
Molecular dynamics simulations on scattering of single Ar, N2, and CO2 molecules on realistic surfaces
Computer and Fluids 97, 31-39 (2014) Full text
52. R.H Meißner, J. Schneider, P. Schiffels, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Computational prediction of circular dichroism spectra and quantification of helicity loss upon peptide adsorption on silica
Langmuir 30, 3487-3494 (2014) Full text
51. G. Wei, Q. Li, S. Steckbeck, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Direct force measurements on peeling heteropolymer ssDNA from a graphite surface using single-molecule force spectroscopy
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16, 3995-4001 (2014) Full text
50. S. Steckbeck, J. Schneider, L. Wittig, K. Rischka, I. Grunwald, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Identification of materials binding peptide sequences guided by a MALDI ToF-MS depletion assay
Analytical Methods 6, 1501-1509 (2014) Full text
49. G. Wei, S. Steckbeck, S. Köppen, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Label-free biosensing with single-molecule force spectroscopy
Chemical Communications 49, 3239-3241 (2013) Full text
48. M. Koleini, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Label-free molecular detection with capped carbon nanotubes
Applied Physics Letters 102, 083103 (2013) Full text
47. S. große Holthaus, S. Köppen, T. Frauenheim, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Atomistic simulations of the ZnO(1-210)/water interface: A comparison
between first-principles, tight-binding and empirical methods
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 8, 4517-4526 (2012) Full text
46. S. Salameh, J. Schneider, J. Laube, A. Alessandrini,
P. Facci, J. W. Seo, L. Colombi Ciacchi, L. Mädler
Adhesion mechanisms of the contact interface of TiO2 nanoparticles
in films and aggregates
Langmuir 28, 11457-11464 (2012) Full text
45. A. Butenuth, G. Moras, J. Schneider, M. Koleini, S. Köppen,
R. Meißner, L. B. Wright, T. R. Walsh, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Ab-initio derived force-field parameters for molecular dynamics
simulations of deprotonated amorphous-SiO2/water interfaces
Physica Status Solidi (b) 249, 292-305 (2012) (Back Cover) Full text
44. J. Schneider, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Specific material recognition by small peptides is mediated by the interfacial solvent structure
Journal of the American Chemical Society 134, 2407-2413 (2012) Full text
43. R. Dringen, Y. Koehler, L. Derr, G. Tomba, M. M. Schmidt, L. Treccani, L. Colombi Ciacchi, K. Rezwan
Adsorption and reduction of glutathione disulfide on α-Al2O3 nanoparticles: experiments and modeling
Langmuir 27, 9449-9457 (2011) Full text
42. M. Koleini, L. Colombi Ciacchi, M.-V. Fernández-Serra
Electronic transport in natively oxidized silicon nanowires
ACS Nano 5, 2839-2846 (2011) Full text
41. J. Schneider, L. Colombi Ciacchi
A classical potential to model the adsorption of biological molecules on oxidized titanium surfaces
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 7, 473-484 (2011) Full text
40. G. Moras, L. Colombi Ciacchi, C. Elsässer, P. Gumbsch, A. De Vita
Atomically smooth stress-corrosion cleavage of a hydrogen-implanted crystal
Physical Review Letters 105, 075502 (2010) Full text
Featured in Physical Review Focus (Vol. 26, 13 August 2010) Full text
39. J. Zimmermann, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Origin of the selective Cr oxidation in CoCr alloy surfaces
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 2343-2348 (2010) Full text
38. J. Schneider, L. Colombi Ciacchi
First principles and classical modeling of the oxidized titanium (0001) surface
Surface Science 604, 1105-1115 (2010) Full text
37. J. Zimmermann, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Mechanisms of initial oxidation of the Co(0001) and Cr(110) surfaces
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 6614-6623 (2010) Full text
36. A. Dianat, N. Seriani, L. Colombi Ciacchi, W. Pompe, G. Cuniberti, M. Bobeth
Dissociative adsorption of methane on surface oxide structures of Pd-Pt alloys
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 21097-21105 (2009) Full text
35. D. J. Cole, M. C. Payne, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Water structuring and collagen adsorption at hydrophilic and hydrophobic silicon surfaces
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11, 11395-11399 (2009) (Communication) Full text
34. J. Zimmermann, M. W. Finnis, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Vacancy segregation in the initial oxidation stages of the TiN(100) surface
Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 134714 (2009) Full text
33. D. V. Kubair, D. J. Cole, L. Colombi Ciacchi, S. M. Spearing
Multiscale mechanics modeling of direct silicon wafer bonding
Scripta Materialia 60, 1125-1128 (2009) Full text
32. B. J. Russell, M. C. Payne, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Density Functional Theory study of Fe(II) adsorption and oxidation on Goethite surfaces
Physical Review B 79, 165101 (2009) Full text
31. G. Tomba, L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. De Vita
Atomic-level studies of molecular self-assembly on metallic surfaces
Advanced Materials 21, 1055-1066 (2009) (Progress Report) Full text
30. S. Piscanec, F. Zuliani, L. Colombi Ciacchi, G. Levita, O. Sbaizero, A. De Vita
DFT modelling of ceramic materials and interfaces
International Journal of Materials and Product Technology 35, 271-292 (2009) Full text
29. A. Dianat, N. Seriani, M. Bobeth, W. Pompe, L. Colombi Ciacchi
DFT study of the thermodynamic stability of Pd-Pt bulk oxide phases
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 13623-13628 (2008) Full text
28. L. Colombi Ciacchi, D. J. Cole, M. C. Payne, P. Gumbsch
Stress-driven oxidation chemistry of wet silicon surfaces
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 12077-12080 (2008) (Letter) Full text
27. A. Dianat, J. Zimmermann, N. Seriani, M. Bobeth, W. Pompe, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Ab initio study of element segregation and oxygen adsorption on PtPd and CoCr binary alloy surfaces
Surface Science 602, 876-884 (2008) Full text
26. G. Tomba, M. Lingenfelder, G. Costantini, K. Kern, F. Klappenberger, J. V. Barth, L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. De Vita
Structure and energetics of diphenylalanine self-assembling on Cu(110)
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 111, 12740-12748 (2007) Full text
25. D. J. Cole, G. Csányi, M. C. Payne, S. M. Spearing, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Development of a classical force field for the oxidised Si surface: Application to hydrophilic wafer bonding
Journal of Chemical Physics 127, 204704 (2007) Full text
24. G. Moras, L. Colombi Ciacchi, G. Csányi, A. De Vita
Modelling (100) hydrogen-induced platelets in silicon with a multi-scale molecular dynamics approach
Physica B 401-402, 16-20 (2007) Full text
23. N. Seriani, Z. Jin, W. Pompe, L. Colombi Ciacchi
A DFT study of platinum oxides: from infinite crystals to nanoscopic particles
Physical Review B 76, 155421 (2007) Full text
22. D. J. Cole, M. C. Payne, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Stress development and impurity segregation during oxidation of the Si(100) surface
Surface Science 601, 4888-4898 (2007) Full Text
21. L. Colombi Ciacchi
Modelling the onset of oxide formation on metal surfaces from first principles
International Journal of Materials Research 98, 708-716 (2007) Full text
20. M. Lingenfelder, G. Tomba, G. Costantini, L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. De Vita, K. Kern
Tracking the Chiral Recognition of Adsorbed Dipeptides at the Single-Molecule Level
Angewandte Chemie 119, 4576-4579 (2007)
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 4492-4495 (2007) (Cover Paper) Full text
19. L. Heady, M. Fernandez-Serra, R. L. Mancera, S. Joyce, A. R. Venkitaraman, E. Artacho, C.-K. Skylaris, L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. C. Payne
Novel structural features of CDK inhibition revealed by an ab initio computational method combined with dynamic simulations
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 49, 5141-5153 (2006) Full text
18. N. Seriani, W. Pompe, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Catalytic oxidation activity of Pt3O4 surfaces and thin films
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110, 14860-14869 (2006) Full text
17. L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. C. Payne
First principles molecular dynamics study of native oxide growth on Si(001)
Physical Review Letters 95, 196101 (2005) Full text
16. L. Colombi Ciacchi, A. De Vita
First principles molecular dynamics simulations of nucleation processes in a biomineralisation context
Recent Research Developments in Physical Chemistry, Vol. 7, pp. 339-365,
S. G. Pandalai, Editor, Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India (2004) (reprints available)
15. R. Seidel, L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. Weigel, W. Pompe, M. Mertig
Synthesis of Platinum Cluster Chains on DNA Templates: Conditions for a Template-Controlled Cluster Growth
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108, 10801-10811 (2004) Full text
14. L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. C. Payne
The entry pathway of O2 into human ferritin
Chemical Physics Letters 390, 491-495 (2004) Full text
13. L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. C. Payne
"Hot-atom" O2 dissociation and oxide nucleation on Al(111)
Physical Review Letters 92, 176104 (2004) Full text
12. S. Piscanec, L. Colombi Ciacchi, E. Vesselli, G. Comelli, O. Sbaizero, S. Meriani, A. De Vita
Bioactivity of TiN-coated titanium implants
Acta Materialia 52, 1237-1245 (2004) Full text
11. S. Schintke, M. Stengel, L. Colombi Ciacchi, W. D. Schneider, M. Svetina, J. V. Barth, O. Sbaizero, S. Roitti, S. Meriani, A. De Vita
Modeling nucleation and insulating properties of oxide surfaces and ultra-thin films
Key Engineering Materials 264-268, 485-488 (2004)
10. L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. Mertig, W. Pompe, S. Meriani, A. De Vita
Nucleation and Growth of Platinum Clusters in Solution and on Biopolymers
Platinum Metals Review 47, 98-107 (2003) Full text
9. L. Colombi Ciacchi, M. Mertig, R. Seidel, W. Pompe, A. De Vita
Nucleation of Platinum Clusters on Biopolymers: a First Principles Study of the Molecular Mechanisms
Nanotechnology 14, 840-848 (2003) Full text
8. L. Colombi Ciacchi, W. Pompe, A. De Vita
Growth of Platinum Clusters via Addition of Pt(II) Complexes: a First Principles Investigation
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107, 1755-1764 (2003) Full text
7. M. Mertig, L. Colombi Ciacchi, R. Seidel, W. Pompe, A. De Vita
DNA as a Selective Metallization Template
Nano Letters 2, 841-844 (2002) Full text
6. L. Colombi Ciacchi, W. Pompe, A. De Vita
Initial Nucleation of Platinum Clusters after Reduction of K2PtCl4 in Aqueous solution: a First Principles Study
Journal of the American Chemical Society 123, 7371-7380 (2001) Full text
5. M. Svetina, L. Colombi Ciacchi, O. Sbaizero, S. Meriani, A. De Vita,
Deposition of Calcium Ions on Rutile (110): A First Principles Investigation
Acta Materialia 49, 2169-2177 (2001) Full text
4. V. Lughi, L. Colombi Ciacchi, C. M. Kong, J. J. Lannutti, V. Sergo
Piezo-spectroscopic determination of residual stresses in an Al2O3/NiAl FGM
Key Engineering Materials 175-176, 183-188 (2000)
3. W. Pompe, M. Mertig, R. Kirsch, R. Wahl, L. Colombi Ciacchi, J. Richter, R. Seidel, H. Vinzelberg
Formation of metallic nanostructures on biomolecular templates
Zeitschrift für Metallkunde 90, 1085-1091 (1999)
2. L. Colombi Ciacchi, G. Gregori, V. Lughi, A. Rossi, V. Sergo
Piezo-spectroscopy: A materials science perspective
Recent Research Developments in Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 2, pp. 243-272,
S. G. Pandalai, Editor, Research Signpost, Kerala, India (1999)
1. R. Krawietz, W. Pompe, A. Gerbatsch, V. Sergo, L. Colombi Ciacchi
Piezo-spectroscopic stress measurements near PZT-microstructures on silicon
Materials Science Forum 287-288, 211-214 (1998)


2. S. Steckbeck, L. Colombi Ciacchi, Klaus Rischka, I. Grunwald
Verfahren zum Charakterisieren Oberflächenadhäsiver Eigenschaften
von Peptiden und Proteinen
German patent application: FM5175-01DE (2012)
1. M. Mertig, L. Colombi Ciacchi, R. Seidel, W. Pompe, A. De Vita
Verfahren zur Schaffung von Nukleationszentren für das selektiv heterogene Wachstum von Metallclustern auf DNA Molekülen
German patent application: DE 102 28 056 A1 (2002).


2. L. Colombi Ciacchi, Ph.D. thesis under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Pompe
Growth of platinum clusters in solution and on biopolymers: the microscopic mechanisms
University of Dresden (2002) Full text
1. L. Colombi Ciacchi, tesi di laurea (graduation thesis) under the supervision of Prof. Valter Sergo
Analisi piezospettroscopica di semiconduttori: teoria e applicazioni
University of Trieste (1997) Full text