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Borsa Ferdinando

Professore ordinario
Lunedi 10-12,Martedi 9-11,Mercoledi 9-11,Giovedi 11-12
borsa (at) fisicavolta.unipv.it
Sito web:
Dipartimento di Fisica "A. Volta"

Elenco corsi

Fisica sperimentale - corso B

+ Altri anni accademici

Fisica sperimentale - corso B
Meccanica e termodinamica
Fisica sperimentale II
Meccanica e termodinamica
Fisica sperimentale II
Meccanica e termodinamica
Fisica sperimentale II
Meccanica e termodinamica

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Prof. Ferdinando Borsa is full professor at the University of Pavia since 1977 and is emeritus professor at the Iowa State University, Ames USA. He has taught Medical Physics, Physics for biology and Mechanics.in Pavia and General Physics and Modern Physics at Iowa State University. .He is author of two textbooks in Physics for Biosciences . He has conducted a vigorous research activity both at the University of Pavia ( INFM) and at Iowa State University ( Ames Lab ). He has several collaborations in France, Switzerland and Japan .He has coauthored more than 200 papers in international journals including several review papers and book chapters. He has directed two Schools on magnetism, he was in the International Committee of several International Conferences and has been invited to give about 20 plenary talks.. He has directed several research projects both in Italy and in USA as principal investigator and national coordinator e.g. FIRB,PRIN , Cariplo Foundation, D.O.E grants .He has been engaged in research in the field of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance as primary technique of investigation. He has obtained important results in the study of magnetic and structural phase transitions and in the study of the magnetic properties and spin dynamics of HTSC superconductors and low dimensional magnetic systems including molecular nanomagnets. He was named fellow of the American Physical Society ( 2001).

Progetti di ricerca

1)Titolo del progetto di ricerca: Effetti topologici ed entanglement in catene e clusters molecolari di spin PRIN 2008 - Unita' di Ricerca : Modena, Parma,Pavia,Firenze Responsabile L(ocale e Nazionale : Ferdinando Borsa

2) Titolo del progetto di ricerca : Cratterizzazione di nanomagneti molecolari per MRI nel trattamento tumorale per cattura neutronca (NTC) con particolare enfasi per la BNTC. Fondazione Cariplo 2009 - Unita' di ricerca di Chimica( Prof.Vidari),Medicina( Prof.Dionigi),Fisica Nucleare (Prof. Altieri), Fisica NMR ( prof.Borsa) Responsable del progetto : Ferdinando Borsa



. Z.H.Jang, B.J.Suh, A.Lascialfari, R.Sessoli, and F.Borsa “Proton NMR and susceptibility measurements on the magnetic core of ferritin” Applied Magnetic Resonance 19, 557 (2000)

T.Akai, S.W.Martin and F.Borsa “Chemical and dynamical speciation of mobile ions in the glassy fast ion conductor Ag2S+B2S3+SiS2 : a 109Ag Nuclear Magnetic Resonance study” Phys.Rev. B 63,024303 (2001)

Y.M. Huh, J.E. Ostenson, F.Borsa, V.G.Kogan, D.K.Finnemore, A.Vietkin, A.Revcolevschi, M.H.Julien “Reversible magnetization and Superconducting-state thermodynamics parameters for underdoped La 1.9 Sr 0.1 CuO4 “ Phys.Rev. B 63, 024303 (2001)

M.H.Julien, A.Campana, A.Rigamonti, P.Carretta, F.Borsa, P.Kuhns, A.P.Reyes, W.G.Moulton, H.Horvatic, C.Berthier, A.Vietkin and A.Revcolevschi “Glassy Spin-Freezing and NMR Wipeout Effect in Superconducting La 1.9Sr0.1 CuO4 : Critical Discussion of the Role of Stripes”“ Phys. Rev B 63,144508 (2001)

Y.Furukawa, K.Kumagai, A.Lascialfari, S.Aldrovandi, F.Borsa, R.Sessoli and D.Gatteschi “NMR study of the molecular nanomagnet Fe8 in the high spin magnetic ground state” Phys. Rev. B 64, 094439 (2001)

J.R.Berryman, S.Feller, M.Affatigato, M.Kodema, B.M.Meyer S.W.Martin, F.Borsa and S.Kroeker “Thermal, Acoustic, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Cesium Borate Glasses” J.Non Crystalline Solids 293-295, 483 ( 2001 )

Y.Furukawa, K.Watanabe, K.Kumagai, F.Borsa and D.Gatteschi “ Magnetic structure and spin dynamics of the ground state of the molecular cluster Mn12-acetate studied by 55Mn NMR” Phys.Rev.B 64,104401 (2001)

J.K.Jung, Seung Ho Baek, F.Borsa, S.L. Budko, G.Lapertot and P.C.Canfield “11B NMR and relaxation in MgB2 superconductor” Phys.Rev.B 64, 012514 ( 2001)

M.Affronte, A.Cornia, A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, D.Gatteschi, J.Hinderer, M.Horvatic, A.G.M.Jansen, and M.H.Julien "Observation of magnetic level repulsion in Fe6:Li molecular nanomagnets" Phys. Rev. Letters 88,167201 (2002)

J.K.Jung, D.Procissi, R.Vincent, B.J.Suh , F.Borsa, C.Schroder, M.Luban, P.Kogerelr and A.Muller "Proton NMR in the giant paramagnetic molecule {Mo72Fe30}" J.of Applied Physics 91,7388 (2002)

D.Procissi, B.J.Suh , A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, A.Caneschi and A.Cornia " 1H NMR and spin dynamics in the tetranuclear iron (III) cluster {Fe4}" J. of Applied Physics 91,7173 (2002)

J.K.Jung, D.Procissi, Z.H.Jang B.J.Suh , F.Borsa, M.Luban, P.Kogerler and A.Muller "1H and 23Na NMR study of V6 magnetic molecular clusters" J. of Applied Physics 91,7391 (2002)

S.H.Baek, B.J.Suh, E.Pavarini, F.Borsa, R.G.Barnes, S.L.Budko and C.P.Canfield “ NMR in the normal and in the superconducting state of MgB2 and comparison with AlB2 “ Phys. Rev. B 66, 104510 ( 2002)

M.Luban, F, Borsa, S.Budko,P.Canfield,S.Jun, J.K. Jung, P.Kogerler, D.Mentrup, A.Muller, R.Modler,D.Procissi, B.J.Suh, M.Torikachvilly “ Heisenberg spin-triangles in [V6]-type magnetic molecules: Experiment and Theory” Phys. Rev. B, 66,054407 (2002)

K.Watanabe, Y. Furukawa, K. Kumagai, F. Borsa, D. Gatteschi “ 55Mn NMR study of internal magnetic structure of the molecular nanomagnet Mn12- Acetate” Mol. Cryst.Liq.Cryst, 379, 185 ( 2002) ( Conference Proceedings)

Y. Furukawa, K. Aizawa, K. Kumagai, A. Lascialfari, S. Aldrovandi, F. Borsa, R. Sessoli, D. Gatteschi “ Spin dynamics of the molecular nanomagnet Fe8 sudied by 1H- NMR “ Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. , 379, 191 ( 2002) ( Conference Proceedings)

Y.Furukawa, K. Aizawa, K.Kumagai, R.Ullu, A.Lascialfari and F.Borsa “Tunneling splitting of magnetic levels in Fe8 detected by 1H NMR cross relaxation” J.of Applied Physics 93,7813 (2003)

D.Procissi, B.J.Suh, J.K.Jung, P.Kogerler, R.Vincent and F.Borsa “ Unconventional Heisenberg spin-triangle in magnetic molecule V15 : a proton NMR study “ J. of Applied Physics 93, 7810 (2003)

Y.Furukawa, K.Watanabe, K.Kumagai, F.Borsa, T.Sasaki, N.Kobayashi and D. Gatteschi “ Internal magnetic structure and spin dynamics in transverse field of the molecular nanomagnet Mn12-acetate studied by 55Mn NMR” Phys. Rev B 67, 064426 (2003)

B.J.Suh, D.Procissi, K.J.Jung, S.Budko, W.S.Jeon, Y.J.Kim and D.Y.Jung “ Magnetic properties and spin dynamics in magnetic molecule Mn3” J. of Applied Physics 93, 7098 (2003)

J. Schrooten, B.Meyer, S.W Martin and F.Borsa “Preparation and characterization of boron oxysulfide glasses” J.Non Crystalline Solids 319, 136 ( 2003)

Y.Furukawa,S.Kawakama, K.Aizawa, K.Kumagai and F.Borsa “Isotope substitution effects on spin dynamics of the molecular nanomagnet Fe8 cluster studied by NMR” Polyhedron 22, 2277 ( 2003)

Y.Furukawa, S.Kawatami, K.Kumagai , S.H.Baek and F.Borsa “ 57Fe NMR determination of the local magnetic structure of the molecular nanomagnet Fe8” Phys. Rev. B 68,180405(R) (2003)

Y.Furukawa, K.Aizawa, K.Kumagai,R.Ullu, A.Lascialfari and F.Borsa “Proton spin-lattice relaxation induced by quantum tunnelling of the magnetization in the molecular nanomagnet Fe8” Phys.Rev.B 69,014405 ( 2004)

B.J.Suh, D.Procissi, P.Kogerler, E.Micotti, A.Lascialfari and F.Borsa “1H NMR study of dodecanuclear polyoxovanadate cluster [V12]” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,759 (2004)

E.Micotti, D.Procissi, A.Lascialfari,P.Carretta, P.Kogerler, F.Borsa, M.Luban, C.Baines “NMR and mSR investigation of spin dynamics in [Mo72Fe30] molecular clusters” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,1099 (2004)

A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, M-H. Julien, E.Micotti, Y.Furukawa,Z.H.Jang,A.Cornia,D.Gatteschi,M.Horvatic and J.Van Slageren “Spin dynamics at level crossing in molecular AF rings probed by NMR” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,1042 (2004) (invited paper)

Y.Furukawa, K.Aizawa, K.Kumagai, A.Lascialfari and F.Borsa “ Tunneling dynamics of the magnetization in transverse field: 1H –NMR study in single crystal of Fe8” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,1013 (2004 )

S.H.Baek, S.Kawakami, Y.Furukawa, B.J.Suh, F.Borsa, K.Kumagai, and A.Cornia “57Fe NMR in oriented powder of Fe8 in zero and applied field” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,771 (2004)

D.Procissi, B.J.Suh, E.Micotti, A.Lascialfari, Y.Furukawa and F.Borsa “ Critical slowing down of the spin dynamics in antiferromagnetic rings” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276 ,741 (2004)

A.Lascialfari,F.Borsa, M.Corti, E.Micotti, Y.Furukawa, A.Cornia, D.Gatteschi 7Li nuclear magnetic resonance in the hexairon(III) antiferromagnetic molecular ring Fe6:Li Journal of Applied Physics, 95, 6879 (2004)

D.Procissi, A.Shastri, I.Rousochatzakis, M.Al Rifai, P.Kogerler , M.Luban, B.J.Suh and F.Borsa “ Magnetic susceptibility and spin dynamics of polyoxovanadate cluster : a proton NMR study of a model spin tetramer” Phys.RevB 69, 094436 ( 2004)

Benjamin Meyer, Ferdinando Borsa and Steve Martin Structure and properties of lithium thio-boro-germanate glasses J.of Non Crystalline Solids 337, 166 ( 2004)

S.H.Baek, M.Luban, A.Lascialfari, E.Micotti, Y.Furukawa, F.Borsa, J.van Slageren and A.Cornia “ Scaling behavior for the proton spin-lattice relaxation rate in molecular antiferromagnetic rings” Phys. Rev. B 70, 134434 ( 2004)

B.Meyer, F.Borsa, D.M.Martin and S.W.Martin “ NMR spin –lattice relaxation and ionic conductivity in lithium thio-borogermanate FIC glasses” Phys. Rev.B 72,144301 (2005)

S.H.Baek, F.Borsa, Y.Furukawa,Y.Hatanaka, S.Kawatami, K. Kumagai, B.J.Suh and A.Cornia “57Fe NMR and relaxation by strong collision in the tunnelling regime in molecular nanomagnet Fe8” Phys. Rev B 71,214436 (2005).

M.Belesi, A.Lascialfari, D.Procissi, Z.H.Jang and F.Borsa “Proton NMR wipeout effect due to slow fluctuations of the magnetization in single molecule magnets” Phys.Rev.B 72,014440 (2005)

D.C.Johnson, S.H.Baek, X.Zong, F.Borsa, J.Schmallian and S.Kondo “ Dynamics of magnetic defects in Heavy Fermion LiV2O4 from stretched exponential 7Li NMR relaxation” Phys. Rev. Letters 95, 176408 (2005)

E.Micotti, A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, M.H. Julien, C.Berthire, M.Horvatic, J.van Slageren and D. Gatteschi “Spin dynamics at level crossing in molecular antiferromagnetic ring Cr8 from proton NMR” Phys. Rev. B 72 , 020405 (R ) (2005)

M.J.Graf, A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, A.M.Tkachuk, and B.Barbara “Probing spin dynamics and quantum relaxation in LiY0.998Ho0.002F4 via 19F NMR” Phys.Rev. B 73, 024403 (2006)

M.Belesi, F.Borsa and A.K.Powell “Evidence for spin wave excitations in the long-range magnetic ordered phase of a F19 molecular crystal from proton NMR” Phys. Rev. B74, 184408 ( 2006)

E.Micotti, Y Furukawa,K.Kumagai,S.Carretta,A.Lascialfari,, F.Borsa,G.A.Timko and R.E.P. Winnpenny, “ Local spin moment distribution in antiferromagnetic molecular rings probed by NMR” Phys.Rev.Letters 97,267204 (2006)

F.Borsa,A.Lascialfari and Y.Furukawa “NMR in magnetic molecular rings and clusters” in “ New developments in Magnetic Resonance” , Springer & Verlag ,2006 cond-mat/0404378 , 0404379 .

M. J. Graf, E. Micotti, A. Lascialfari, F. Borsa, B. Barbara, and A. M. Tkachuk “19F NMR and longitudinal field ƒÝSR studies of the spin dynamics in LiY0.998Ho0.002F4”, , Physica B 374 – 375, 9 (2006).

Yuji Furukawa, Yusuke Nishisaka, Ken-ichi Kumagai, Paul Kögerler and Ferdinando Borsa “Local spin moment configuration in frustrated s =1/2 Heisenberg triangular antiferromagnet V15 determined by NMR” Phys.Rev.B75,220402(R) (2007)

M.Belesi, X.Zong, F.Borsa, C.J.Milios and S.P. Perlepes “Proton NMR study in Hexanuclear Manganese Single-Molecule Magnets” Phys. Rev B 75,064414 (2007)

F.Borsa “ NMR in magnetic single molecule magnets” in “ NMR-MRI, mSR and Mossabauer Spectroscopies in Molecular Magnets” Ed. P.Carretta and A.Lascialfari, Springer-Verlag, 2007

X.Zong, A.Niazi, F.Borsa, X.Ma,and D.C. Johnston “Crystallography, magnetization and NMR of single crystal and polycrystalline ( LixV1-x)BO5 ( x=0.4 and 0.33)” Phys. Rev. B 76, 054452 (2007)

B:Z.Malkin, M.V.Vanyunin, M.J.Graf, J.Lago, F.Borsa , A.Lascialfari, A.Tkachuk and B.Barbara , “ 19F nuclear spin relaxation and spin diffusion effects in the single-ion magnet LiYF4:Ho3+” European Physics Journal B ,66, 155-163 (2008)

Z. H. Jang, B. J. Suh, M. Corti, L. Cattaneo, D. Hajni, F. Borsa and M. Luban “Broadband Electron Spin Resonance at low Frequency without resonant cavity” Review of Scientific Instruments 79,046101 (2008)

X.Zong, S.Das,,F.Borsa,M.D.Vannette,R.Prozorov, J.Schmalian and D.C.Johnston “ 7Li NMR study of heavy fermion LiV2O4 containing magnetic defects” Phys.Rev.B 77, 144419 (2008)

F.Borsa, Y.Furukawa and A. Lascialfari “ Review of NMR and mSR studies in the molecular nanomagnet Mn12-ac “ Inorganica Chimica Acta 361 (2008) 3777–3784

I.Rousochatzakis,A.Lauchli, F.Borsa and M-Luban “ Theory of severe slowdown in the relaxation of rings and clusters with antiferromagnetic interactions” Phys.Rev. B 79, 064421 ( 2009)

Y.Furukawa, K.Kiuchi, K.Kumagai, Y.Ajiro, Y.Narumi, M.Iwaki, K.Kindo, A.Bianchi, S,Carretta, P.Santini, F.Borsa, G.A.Yimko and R.E.P. Winepenny “ Evidence of spin singlet ground state in the frustrated antiferromagnetic ring Cr8Ni” Phys. Rev. B 79, 134416 ( 2009)

M.Belesi, E.Micotti, M.Mariani, F.Borsa, A.Lascialfari, S.Carretta, P.Santini, G. Amoretti, E.J.L.McInnes, I.S.Tidmarsh, J.R.Hawkwtt “Unconventional non equilibrium dynamics in Ni10 Magnetic Molecules : Evidence for NMR” Phys. Rev. Letters, 102, 177204 (2009)

P.Kunthia, M.Marianoi, M.C.Mozzati, L.Sorace, F.Orsini, A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, C.Maxim and M.Andruth “Magnetic properties and spin dynamics in the single molecule paramagnets Cu6Fe and Cu6Co “ Phys. Rev. B 80, 094413 ( 2009) ( Editor Suggestion)

R.Nath,Y.Furukawa, F.Borsa,E.E.Kaul, M.Baenitz, C.Geibel, and D.C:Johnston “Single-crystal 31P NMR studies of the frustrated square lattice compound Pb2(VO)(PO4)2” Phys. Rev. B 80, 214430 (2009) (Editor Suggestion)

H. Amiri, M. Mariani, A. Lascialfari, F. Borsa, G. A. Timco,F. Tuna, and R. E. P. Winpenny “Magnetic properties and spin dynamics in the Cr7Fe nanomagnet: A heterometallic antiferromagnetic molecular ring” Phys.Rev.B 81, 104408 (2010)

C.Schroeder, X.Fang, Y.Furukawa, M.Luban, R.Prozorov, F.Borsa and K.Kumagai “ Spin freezing and slow magnetization dynamics in geometrically frustrated magnetic molecules with exchange disorder” J. Phys.:Condens.Matter 22, 216007 (2010)

A.Bianchi, S.Carretta,P.Santini, G.Amoretti,Y.Furukawa, K.Kiuchi, Y.Ajiro, Y.Narumi, K.Kindo,J.Lago, E.Micotti, P.Arosio, A.Lascialfari, F.Borsa, G.Timko, R.E.P. Winpenny “Magnetization and spin dynamics of a Cr-based magnetic cluster” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322,1262 (2010)

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