Dr. Chiara Ricca

Postdoc

Departement für Chemie, Biochemie und Pharmazie

Telefon
+41 31 684 56 25
E-Mail
chiara.ricca@unibe.ch
Büro
N216
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Departement für Chemie, Biochemie und Pharmazie
Freiestrasse 3
CH-3012 Bern

Education and research

Since 2017:
Post-doctoral researcher with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Aschauer, University of Bern, Switzerland
2013 - 2016:
PhD in Chemistry with Prof. Carlo Adamo and Dr. Armelle Ringuedé, Univerisité Pierre et Marie Curie and IRCP Chimie Paris-Tech, France
2013:
Research Intern in the Computational Chemistry Laboratory at Università della Calabria, Italy and in the Modeling of Complex System Group at Chimie Paris-Tech ENSCP, France
2011 - 2013:
M.Sc. in Chemistry, Università della Calabria, Italy
2008 - 2011:
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Università della Calabria, Italy

Publications

  1. C. Ricca, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, C. Adamo, and F. Labat, “Modeling composite electrolytes for low temperature solid oxide fuel cell application: structural, vibrational and electronic features of carbonate-oxide interfaces”, Journal of Material Chemistry A 2016, 4, 17473-17482
  2. C. Ricca, V. Albin, F. Labat, C. Adamo, M. Cassir, A. Ringuedé, “A first combined electrochemical and modelling strategy on composite carbonate/oxide electrolytes for hybrid fuel cells”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2016, 41, 18778-198787
  3. C. Ricca, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, A. Ottochian, C. Adamo, and F. Labat, “Defect Formation and Diffusion on the (001) Surface of LiKCO3 for Fuel Cell Applications: Insight from Hybrid DFT”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 12941-12951
  4. A. Ottochian, C. Ricca, F. Labat, and C. Adamo, “Molecular dynamics simulations of a lithium/sodium carbonate mixture”, J. Molecular Modeling 2016, 22, 1-8
  5. C. Ricca, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, C. Adamo, and F. Labat, “Mixed lithium-sodium (LiNaCO3) and lithium-potassium (LiKCO3) carbonates for low temperature electrochemical applications: Structure, electronic properties and surface reconstruction from ab-initio calculation”, Surf. Sci. 2016, 647, 66-67
  6. C. Ricca, B. Medina-Lott, V. Albin, F. Labat, C. Adamo, M. Hinoijosa, M. Cassir, A. Ringuedé, “Hybrid Fuel Cells with Carbonate/Oxide Composite Electrolytes: An Electrochemical and Theoretical Insight”, ECS Trans. 2015, 68, 2597-2609
  7. C. Ricca, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, C. Adamo, and F. Labat, “Revealing the properties of the cubic ZrO2 (111) surface by periodic DFT calculations: reducibility and stabilization through doping with aliovalent Y2O3”, RSC Adv. 2015, 2, 13941–13951
  8. C. Ricca, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, C. Adamo, and F. Labat, “A comprehensive DFT investigation of bulk and low-index surfaces of ZrO2 polymorphs”, J. Comput. Chem. 2014, 36, 9-21
  9. C. Ricca, F. Labat, N. Russo, C. Adamo, and E. Sicilia, “Oxidation of Ethylbenzene to Acetophenone with N-Doped Graphene: Insight from Theory”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 12275-12284