M Grazia Francesconi

General Information


M Grazia Francesconi

Biography and Scientific Interests

Research areas

-Preparation and characterisation of inorganic materials.

-Preparation and characterisation of nanoparticles for biomedical applications and catalysis.

-Doping of inorganic materials and nanoparticles.

-X-ray diffraction to characterise the crystal structure of materials.

Recent Papers


Fluoride Doped g-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles with Increased MRI Relaxivity N. E. Jones, C. A. Burnett, S. Salamon, J. Landers, H. Wende, L. Lazzarini, P. Gibbs, M. Pickles, B. R. G. Johnson, D. J. Evans, S. J. Archibald and M. G. Francesconi* J. Mater. Chem. B, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8TB00360B

Pd3Sn Nanoparticles on TiO2 and ZnO Supports as Catalysts for Semi- hydrogenation: Synthesis and Catalytic Performance S. K. Johnston, N. Cherkasov, E. Pérez-Barrado, Atte Aho, D. Y. Murzin, A. O. Ibhadon* and M. G. Francesconi* Applied Catalysis A, 2017, 544, 40-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2017.07.005


Synthesis and Antibacterial Effects of Cobalt-Cellulose Magnetic Nanocomposites
N. S. Alahmadi, J. W. Betts, F. Cheng, M. G. Francesconi, S. M. Kelly, A. Kornherr, T. J.  Prior and J. D. Wadhawan, RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 20020–20026

Structure and Electronic Properties of the Quasi-One-Dimensional Ba2Co1–xZnxS3 Series M. R. Harrison, A. Maignan, V. Hardy, O. Lebedev, N. A. Young and M. G. Francesconi,* Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 56 (1), 213-223 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02014

Doping of Inorganic Materials in Microreactor – Preparation of ZnxFe3-xO4 (0< x £ 0.48) Nanoparticles, M. D. Simmons, N. Jones, D. J. Evans, C. Wiles, P. Watts, S. Salamon, M. Escobar Castillo, H. Wende, D. C. Lupascu  and M. G. Francesconi* Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 3154 – 3162; DOI:10.1039/C5LC00287G

Direct amine-functionalization of γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles, V. Rocher, J. Manerova, M. Kinnear, D. J. Evans and M. G. Francesconi,* Dalton Trans, 2014, 43(7), 2948-2952.