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Giovanni Cantele, PhD
CNR-SPIN Researcher


CNR-SPIN and Università di Napoli "Federico II"
Dipartimento di Fisica
Complesso Universitario Monte S.Angelo, Ed. 6
Via Cintia - I-80126 - Napoli - Italy

Office: Building 6, Room 2Ma30
Phone: +39.081.676910
e-mail: giovanni.cantele 'at'
gcantele 'at'

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Giovanni Cantele is researcher for the Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 2002. He works at the Napoli unit of the CNR-SPIN Institute, in collaboration with the Physical Sciences Department of the University of Napoli "Federico II" (see the NanoMaT group web page).

His research activity involves the theoretical simulation of the structural, electronic, optical and transport properties of materials, surfaces, interfaces and nanostructures, with about 70 papers published in peer-reviewed international journals.

He also contributes to the University teaching/formation activities, through courses for both PhD and undergraduate students as well as student/Phd student/Post-Doc supervisor.

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News & highlights

Laurea specialistica in Fisica
Corso di "Fisica dello Stato Solido II"
a.a. 2018-19

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2017-12-12: Publication and Curriculum Vitae pages updated

December, 2017: National scientific qualification for academic Associate and Full professor positions in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics earned

Size-dependent structural and electronic properties of Bi(111) ultrathin nanofilms from first principles
G. Cantele and D. Ninno, Phys. Rev. Materials 1, 014002 (2017)

Introduction to Solid State Physics and Crystalline Nanostructures
Giuseppe. Iadonisi, Giovanni Cantele, Maria Luisa Chiofalo
Springer (2014), UNITEXT for Physics series

PhD course "An introduction to the physics of nanostructures" - 2014

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Electronic properties and Schottky barriers at ZnO–metal interfaces from first principles
N.R. D'Amico et al, J. Phys.: Condens. Matt. 27, 015006 (2015)

First principles calculations of the band offset at SrTiO3−TiO2 interfaces
N.R. D'Amico et al, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 141606 (2012)

First-Principles Calculations of Clean and Defected ZnO Surfaces
N.R. D'Amico et al, J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 21391 (2012)

Graphene nanoribbon electrical decoupling from metallic substrates
I. Borriello et al, Nanoscale 5, 291 (2013)

Corso di Fisica dei Materiali
A.A. 2010-2011

Prossima data di esame: martedì 03.04.2012
ore 10:30


Corso di Fisica dei Materiali
A.A. 2009-2010

Prossima data di esame: mercoledì 26.10.2011
ore 14:30


Inizio: martedi' 06 Ottobre