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Töökohad ja ametid
01.12.2003–...   
National Council for the Research - Institute of Structure of the Matter (ISM-CNR), Teadur (1,00)
01.11.2002–2003   
University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Järeldoktor (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
01.11.1999–31.10.2002   
PhD in Physics
01.10.1993–21.12.1998   
Master in Physics
 
 
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List of Publications:


1) E. Placidi*, M. Fanfoni, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, N. Motta, A. Balzarotti. Scaling law and dy-namical exponent in the Volmer-Weber growth mode: Silver on GaAs(001) 2 × 4 Mat. Sci. & Eng. B 69-70 (2000) 243-246
2) M. Fanfoni, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, N. Motta, A. Balzarotti. Dynamic behaviour of silver islands growing on GaAs(001) 2 × 4 substrate, Surf. Sci. 445 (2000) L17-L22
3) F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, F. Arciprete, S. Nufris, E. Placidi, and A. Balzarotti. Kinetic aspects of the morphology of self-assembled InAs quantum dots on GaAs (001), Appl. Phys. Lett. 78 (2001) 320-322.
4) F. Patella, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, S. Nufris, M. Fanfoni, A. Sgarlata, D. Schiumarini, A. Balzarotti. Morphological instabilities of the InAs/GaAs(001) interface and their effect on the self-assembling of InAs quantum-dot arrays, Appl. Phys. Lett. 81 2273-2275 (2002).
5) A. Balzarotti, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, G. Onida, R. Del Sole, The GaAs(001) c(4×4) surface: A New Perspective from Energy Loss Spectra, Surf. Sci. Lett. 524, L71-L76 (2003).
6) A. Balzarotti, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella,F. Arciprete, and E. Placidi, Electronic anisotropy of the GaAs(001) surface studied by the energy loss spectroscopy, Microel. J. 34, 595-597 (2003)
7) F. Patella, S. Nufris, F.Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, E. Placidi, A. Sgarlata, and A. Balzarotti. Structural Study of the InAs Quantum-Dot Nucleation on GaAs(001), Microel. J. 34, 419-422 (2003)
8) A. Balzarotti, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, Anisotropy of the GaAs(001)-β2(2×4) surface from high-resolution electron-energy-loss spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. B, 67 115332 (5 pages) (2003).
9) F. Patella, S. Nufris, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, E. Placidi, A. Sgarlata, and A. Balzarotti, Tracing the two-to-three dimensional transition in the InAs/GaAs(001) heteroepitaxial growth, Phys. Rev. B, 67 205308 (5 pages) (2003).
10) F.Arciprete, C. Goletti, E. Placidi, M.Fanfoni, F.Patella, P. Chiaradia, C. Hogan and A. Bal-zarotti, Surface versus bulk contributions from reflectance anisotropy and electron energy loss spectra of the GaAs(001)-c(4 x 4) surface, Phys. Rev. B, 68 125328 (5 pages) (2003).
11) F. Arciprete, C. Goletti, E. Placidi, C. Hogan, P. Chiaradia, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, and A. Balzarotti, Surface states at the GaAs(001)2 x 4 surface, Phys. Rev. B 69, 081308(R) (4 pa-ges) (2004)
12) F. Patella, A. Sgarlata, F. Arciprete, S. Nufris, P. Skutznik, E. Placidi, M. Fanfoni, N. Motta and A. Balzarotti Self-assembly of InAs and Si/Ge quantum dots on structured surface, J. Phys. Cond. Matt 16 S1503-S1534 (2004). (Invited review paper)
13) O.E. Tereshchenko, E. Placidi, P. Chiaradia, A. Balzarotti, and D. Paget, Structure of chemi-cally prepared InAs(100) surface, Surf. Sci. 570, 237-244 (2004).
14) H. Guyot, N. Motta, E. Placidi and H. Balaska, Characterization of cleaved surfaces of a monophosphate tungsten bronze, Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci. 8 (2004) 34-40.
15) I. Aureli, V. Corradini, C. Mariani, E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, A.Balzarotti , Valence band and In-4d core level study of de-capped and ion-bombarded-annealed In-terminated InAs(001) surfaces, Surf. Sci. 576, 123-130 (2005).
16) C. Hogan, E. Placidi and R. Del Sole, Geometric structure and optical properties of the GaAs(001)-c(4×4) surface, Phys. Rev. B, 71, 041308(R) (4 pages) (2005).
17) E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, V.Sessi, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella and A. Balzarotti, Step erosion du-ring InAs quantum dots on GaAs(001) surface, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 241913, (three pages) (2005) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Volume 11, Issue 24. Cover page for Appl. Phys. Lett.Volume 86, Issue 24.
18) F. Patella, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, V. Sessi, A. Balzarotti and E. Placidi, Reflection high electron energy diffraction observation of surface mass transport at the two- to three- dimen-sional growth transition of InAs on GaAs(001). Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 252101 (3 pages) (2005) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Volume 12, Issue 26 (2005).
19) F. Patella, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, and E. Placidi, Apparent critical thickness versus temperature for InAs quantum dot growth on GaAs(001). Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 161903 (3 pages) (2006) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Volume 13, Issue 17 (2006).
20) E. Placidi*, C. Hogan, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, R. Del Sole, and A Balzarotti, Ad-sorption of molecular oxygen on GaAs(001) studied using high resolution electron energy loss study. Phys. Rev. B 73, 205345 (9 pages) (2006)
21) F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, V.Sessi, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella and A. Balzarotti, How kinetics dri-ves the two- to three-dimensional transition in semiconductor strained heterostructures: the ca-se of InAs/GaAs(001). Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 041904 (3 pages) (2006) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Volume 14, Issue 6 (2006)
22) O.E. Tereshchenko, D. Paget, P. Chiaradia, E. Placidi, J.E. Bonnet, F. Wiame, and A. Taleb-Ibrahimi, Chemically prepared well-ordered InP(001) surfaces, Surf. Sci. 600, 3160-3166 (2006)
23) E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, E. Orsini and A. Balzarotti, Kinetic effects in the InAs/GaAs(001) two-dimensional to three-dimensional transition J. of Phys.: Cond. Matt. 19, 225006 (21 pages) (2007)
24) P. D. Szkutnik, A. Sgarlata, E. Placidi, N. Motta, I. Berbezier and A. Balzarotti, Influence of patterned silicon and silica surfaces on the nucleation of Ge nanostructures. Surf. Sci. 601, 2778-2782 (2007).
25) M. Fanfoni, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, E. Orsini, F. Patella, A. Balzarotti, Sudden nucleation versus scale invariance of InAs quantum dots on GaAs, Phys. Rev. B 75, 245312 (2007), and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 15, Issue 24
26) O. Bute, GH. V. Cimpoca, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, The monitoring of 2d-3d transition for InAs/GaAs (001) self-assembled quantum dots by atomic force microscopy, J. of Opt. and Adv. Mat. 10, 74–79 (2008)
27) L. Herrera Diez, R.K. Kremer, J. Honolka, K. Kern, A. Enders, M. Rössle, E. Arac, E. Placi-di and F. Arciprete, Complex domain wall dynamics in compressively strained Ga1-xMnxAs epilayers, Phys. Rev. B 78, 155310 (2008)
28) F. Patella, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, A. Vinattieri, L. Cavigli, M. Abbarchi, M. Gurioli, Gerardino and L. Lunghi, Single quantum dots emission by nanoscale selective growth of InAs on GaAs: a bottom-up approach, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 231904 (2008), and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 18, Issue 25
29) E. Placidi*, A. Dalla Pia, F. Arciprete, Annealing effects on faceting of InAs/GaAs(001) quan-tum dots, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 021901 (2009) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 19, Issue 4
30) S. D. Thorpe, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, S. Colonna, F. Ronci, A. Cricenti, A. Verdini, L. Floreano, A. Morgante, XPS and STM study of Mn incor-poration on the GaAs (001) surface, Superlattices and Microstructures 46, 258-265, (2009)
31) F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, A. Vinattieri, L. Cavigli, M. Abbarchi, M. Gurioli, Gerardino and L. Lunghi, Selective growth of InAs quantum dots on SiO2-masked GaAs, J. Nanophoton. Vol. 3, 031995 (8 pages) (2009)
32) F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, A. Della Pia, A. Balzarotti, Temperature de-pendence of the size distribution function of InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs(001) Phys. Rev. B 81, 165306 (5 pages) (2010)
33) L. Herrera Diez, J. Honolka, K. Kern, H. Kronmuller, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, A.W. Rushforth, R.P. Campion, and B.L. Gallagher, Magnetic aftereffect in GaMnAs, Phys. Rev. B 81, 094412 (6 pages) (2010)
34) I. Hamley, G. Brown, V. Castelletto, G. Cheng, M. Venanzi, M. Caruso, E. Placidi, C. Ale-man, G. Revilla-López, D. Zanuy, Self-Assembly of a Designed Amyloid Peptide Containing the Functional Thienylalanine Unit, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114, 10674-10683 (2010)
35) J. Honolka, L. Herrera Diez, R.K. Kremer, K. Kern, F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, Temperature dependent Néel wall dynamics in GaMnAs/GaAs, New J. Phys. 12, 093022 (17 pages) (2010)
36) E. Placidi*, E. Zallo, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella and A. Balzarotti, Comparative stu-dy of low temperature growth of InAs and InMnAs quantum dots Nanotechnology 22, 195602 (2011)
37) L. Herrera Diez, M. Konuma, J. Honolka, K. Kern, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, A.W. Rushforth, R.P. Campion, and B.L. Gallagher, Magnetism and carrier modulation in (Ga,Mn)As/organic-dye hybrid devices, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 022503 (2011)
38) L. Herrera Diez, M. Konuma, R. K. Kremer, J. Honolka, K. Kern, E. Placidi and F. Arcipre-te, Magnetoelectric properties of oxygenated (Ga,Mn)As, Phys. Rev. B 83, 094420 (2011)
39) S. Colonna, E. Placidi, F. Ronci, A. Cricenti, F. Arciprete, A. Balzarotti, The role of kinetics on the Mn-induced reconstructions of the GaAs(001) surface, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 123522 (2011)
40) A. Cricenti, S. Colonna, E. Placidi, M. Luce, J. Qi, N. H. Tolk, G. Margaritondo, Optical techniques for pump-probe magnetic measurements and nanoimaging of biological samples, Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei 22, S49-S57 (2011)
41) E. Placidi*, F.Arciprete, A. Balzarotti and F. Patella, Scaling behavior of GaAs and GaMnAs quantum rings grown by droplet epitaxy, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 141901 (2012)
42) M. Fanfoni, F. Arciprete, C. Tirabassi , D. Del Gaudio, A. Filabozzi, A. Balzarotti, F. Patella, E. Placidi*, Coarsening effect on island size scaling: The model case InAs/GaAs(001), Phys. Rev. E 86, 061605 (2012)
43) Yu. G. Galitsyn, A. A. Lyamkina, S. P. Moshchenko, D. V. Dmitriev, A. I. Toropov, Yu. I. Mikhailov, E. Placidi, Statistical Approach to the Strain-Driven Formation of InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs(001), Doklady Akademii Nauk Vyssej Školy Rossii, vol. 2, p. 27-33 (2012)
44) F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, R.Magri, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti and F.Patella, “The Unexpected Role of As in Driving the Selective Growth of InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs”, ACS Nano, 7, 3868-3875 (2013)
45) M. Caruso, E. Placidi, E. Gatto, C. Mazzuca, L. Stella, G. Bocchinfuso, A. Palleschi, F. For-maggio, C. Toniolo, M. Venanzi, “Fibrils or globules? Tuning the morphology of peptide ag-gregates from helical Building Blocks”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117, 5448-5459 (2013)
46) F. Arciprete, E. Placidi, R. Magri, D. Del Gaudio, and F. Patella Kinetically Driven Selective Growth of InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs, J. Mater. Res., 28, 3201-3209, (2013) (Invited Feature Paper)
47) A. Capasso, E. Placidi, H.F. Zhan, E. Perfetto, J. M. Bell, Y.T. Gu , N. Motta “Graphene ripples generated by grain boundaries in Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite”, Carbon 68, 330-336 (2014)
48) M. Caruso, E. Gatto, E. Placidi, G. Ballano, F. Formaggio, C. Toniolo, D. Zanuy, C. Alemán and M. Venanzi, A single-residue substitution inhibits fibrillization of Ala-based pentapepti-des. A spectroscopic and molecular dynamics investigation, Soft Matter 10, 2508-2519 (2014)
49) G. Bocchinfuso, P. Conflitti, S. Raniolo, M. Caruso, C. Mazzuca, E. Gatto, E. Placidi, F. Formaggio, C. Toniolo, M. Venanzi, A. Palleschi, Aggregation propensity of Aib-homopeptides of different length. An insight from Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Journal of Peptide Science 20, 494-507 (2014).
50) R. Magri, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, and F. Patella, Selective Growth of InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs driven by As kinetics, Crystal Research and Technology 49, 546-551 (2014).
51) I. W. Hamley, S. Kirkham, A. Dehsorkhi, V. Castelletto, J. Adamcik, R. Mezzenga, J. Ruoko-lainen, C. Mazzuca, E. Gatto, M. Venanzi, E. Placidi, P. Bilalis, H. Iatrou, Self-Assembly of a Model Peptide Incorporating a Hexa-Histidine Sequence Attached to an Oligo-Alanine Se-quence, and binding to Gold NTA/Nickel Nanoparticles, Biomacromolecules 15, 3412–3420 (2014)
52) E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, V. Latini, S. Latini, R. Magri, M. Scuderi, G. Nicotra and F. Patella, Lateral ordering determined by a trade-off between morphological and elastic interlayer inte-ractions in InAs/GaAs(001) quantum dots multilayers, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 111905 (2014)
53) M. Caruso, E. Gatto, E. Placidi, G. Ballano, F. Formaggio, C. Toniolo, D. Zanuy, C. Aleman, M. Venanzi, Tuning the self-association of an Ala-based homo-pentapeptide by substitution with a single, internal Aib residue, Journal of Peptide Science 20, S193 (2014).
54) E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, F. Sarti, M. Gurioli, A. Vinattieri, F. Patella, Single QD emission from arrays of QD chains obtained by a patterning-free method. Adv. Device Mater. 1, 33-37 (2015) (Invited Paper)
55) V. Latini, E. Placidi*, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, In-line correlation and ordering of InAs/GaAs Quantum dots multistacked structures. J. Crys. Growth. 419, 138-142 (2015)
56) B. Gupta, E. Placidi, C. Hogan, N. Mishra, F. Iacopi, N. Motta, The transition from 3C SiC(111) to graphene captured by UHV STM, Carbon 91, 378-385 (2015)
57) S. Bobone, E. Miele, B. Cerroni, D. Roversi, A. Bocedi, E. Nicolai, A. Di Venere, E. Placidi, G. Ricci, N. Rosato, L. Stella, Liposome-Templated Hydrogel Nanoparticles as Vehicles for Enzyme-Based Therapies, Langmuir 31, 7572-7580 (2015)
58) M. Fanfoni, A. Filabozzi, E. Placidi, F. Patella, A. Balzarotti, F. Arciprete, 2D Voronoi tessel-lation generated by lines and belts of dots. Phys. Lett. A 380, 516-519 (2016)
59) M. Carbonaro, A. di Venere, A. Filabozzi, P. Maselli, V. Minicozzi, S. Morante, E. Nicolai, A. Nucara, E. Placidi, and F. Stellato, Role of dietary antioxidant (-)-epicatechin in the deve-lopment of ß-lactoglobulin fibrils, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Prote-omics 1864, 766-772 (2016)
60) V. Latini, E. Tisbi, E. Placidi*, F. Patella, F. Biccari, M. Gurioli, A. Vinattieri, and F. Arci-prete, Tuning the growth for a selective nucleation of chains of Quantum Dots behaving as single photon emitters, J. Cryst. Growth (doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2016.06.045).
61) E. Gatto, R. Lettieri, F. Di Giorgio, A. Colella, R. Magnusson, F. Bjorefors, E. Placidi, A. Palleschi, M. Venanzi, Domain Formation in Thiolipid Layers: how to Maintain Its Own Identity in a Self-Assembled Monolayer, Langmuir (in press)
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Books:

1) E. Placidi, Elementi di Fisica del vuoto, editore Lulu. ISBN: 978-1-326-47217-7, 978-1-326-48818-5

Book chapters:
1) E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella, and A. Balzarotti, The InAs/GaAs(001) quan-tum dots transition: advances on understanding, Lecture Notes on Nanoscale Science and Technology: “Self-Assembled Quantum Dots”, Springer, page 1-24 (2007). DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-74191-8 (Invited Book Chapter)
2) E. Placidi, F.Arciprete, R. Magri, M.Rosini, A Vinattieri, L. Cavigli, M. Gurioli, E.Giovine, L. Persichetti, M. Fanfoni, F. Patella and A. Balzarotti, InAs epitaxy on GaAs(001): a model case of strain-driven self-assembling of quantum dots, S. Bellucci (ed.), Self-assembly of Nanostrucures, Surfaces and Quantum dots. The INFN Lectures- Vol III/,/ Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology, Volume 12, 73-125 (2012) (Invited Book Chapter)
3) F. Arciprete, R. De Angelis, F. De Matteis, L. Persichetti, E. Placidi, P. Prosposito, A. Sgar-lata, Guide d’onda: Fabbricazione e caratterizzazione, Springer, STUDENTI-RICERCATORI per cinque giorni, pag. 169-201 (2013)
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Conference Proceedings:

1. F. Arciprete, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, S. Nufris, E. Placidi, D. Schiumarini, and A. Balzarotti. Morphology of Self-Assembled InAs Quantum Dots on GaAs(001). Current Issues in Heteroepi-taxial Growth - Stress Relaxation and Self Assembly. Symposium (Materials Res. Soc. Sympo-sium Proceedings Vol.696), 2002, p 195-200. Also on Vol. 707), 2002, p 179-84
2. Nufris S., Arciprete F.; Patella F.; Placidi E.; Fanfoni M.; Sgarlata A.; Balzarotti A. Source: Ear-ly stages of nucleation in the InAs/GaAs(001) heteroepitaxial growth, Design and Nature, v 6, Design and Nature II: Comparing Design in Nature with Science and Engineering, 2004, p 195-198
3. Bute O., Cimpoca Gh.V., Placidi E., Arciprete F., Patella F., Fanfoni M., Balzarotti A. The In-fluence of the Wetting Layer Morphology on the Nucleation and the Evolution of InAs/GaAs (001) Quantum Dots CAS 2007 Proceedings, IEEE Catalog Number 07TH8934, ISBN 1-4244-0846-4, ISSN 1545-827X, pp.337-340.
4. The study of self-assembled nanostructures by Atomic Force Microscopy, O. Bute, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, F. Patella, M. Fanfoni, A. Balzarotti, V. Cimpoca, Convergence of MICRO-NANO-BIOTEHNOLOGIES"
5. O. Bute, V. Cimpoca, E. Placidi, F. Arciprete, The monitoring of 2D-3D transition for InAs/GaAs (001) self-assembled quantum dots by atomic force microscopy Journal Of Science And Arts 9, 347-352 (2008) ISSN 1844-9581
6. M. Caruso, E. Placidi, E. Gatto, L. Stella, A. Palleschi, G. Bocchinfuso, F. Formaggio, C. To-niolo, and M. Venanzi, Optical Spectroscopy and Conformational Analysis of Peptide Aggrega-tes. The Role of Aromatic Interactions and Conformational Flexibility, Proceedings of the 31st European Peptide Symposium, 582-583 (2010)
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ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.10. Füüsika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P250 Tahke aine: struktuur, termilised ja mehhaanilised omadused, kristallograafia, phase equilibria
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.10. Füüsika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P260 Tahke aine: elektrooniline struktuur, elektrilised, magneetilised ja optilised omadused, ülijuhtivus, magnetresonants, spektroskoopia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.10. Füüsika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: P265 Pooljuhtide füüsika
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Career

Institutions and positions
01.12.2003–...   
National Council for the Research - Institute of Structure of the Matter (ISM-CNR), Researcher (1,00)
01.11.2002–2003   
University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Post-Doc (1,00)
 
 
Education
01.11.1999–31.10.2002   
Univerity of Rome "Tor Vergata"
01.10.1993–21.12.1998   
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"

Qualifications

Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.10. Physics and Technical Physics; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P250 Condensed matter: structure, thermal and mechanical properties, crystallography, phase equilibria
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.10. Physics and Technical Physics; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P260 Condensed matter: electronic structure, electrical, magnetic and optical properties, supraconductors, magnetic resonance, relaxation, spectroscopy
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.10. Physics and Technical Physics; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: P265 Semiconductory physics
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