Publications

Some selected papers of Rafael Ferragut                         H-INDEX: 22

  1. X. Yu, J. Smith, N. Zhou, L. Zeng, P. Guo, Y. Xia, A. Alvarez, S. Aghion, H. Lin, J. Yu,  R.P.H. Chang,M.J.Bedzyk, R. Ferragut, T.J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Spray-combustion synthesis: Efficient solution route to high-performance oxide transistors, PNAS (I.F.: 9.661) 112, 3217 (2015) (Supplementary Information) doi:10.1073/pnas.1501548112 pdf
  2. S. Aghion et al. A moiré deflectometer for antimatter, Nature Communications (I.F.: 12.1245, 4538 (2014) doi: 10.1038/ncomms5538 pdf
  3. G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, A. Galarneau, F. Di Renzo, and F. Quasso. Mesoporous materials for antihydrogen productionChemical Society Reviews (I.F.: 38.618) 42, 3821 (2013) doi: 10.1039/c2cs35454c  pdf
  4. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cellsEnergy & Environ. Sci. (I.F.: 29.5185, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information doi: 10.1039/C2EE22212D  pdf
  5. R. Ferragut: Atomic fraction around defects associated with nanoparticles in Al–Cu–Mg alloysPhysica B 407 2676 (2012). doi:10.1016/j.physb.2012.02.008pdf
  6. G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, F. Fiori, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, and G. Riontino: Formation and evolution of the hardening precipitates in a Mg-Y-Nd alloyActa Mater. 59, 4151 (2011) doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2011.03.038pdf
  7. R. K. W. Marceau, G. Sha, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S. P. Ringer: Solute clustering in Al-Cu-Mg alloys during the early stages of elevated temperature ageing, Acta Mater. 58, 4923 (2010) doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2010.05.020pdf
  8. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, R. N. Lumley, and I. J. Polmear: Vacancy-solute interactions during multiple-step ageing of an Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloyScripta Mater. 60, 137 (2009) doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2008.09.011pdf
  9. A. Tolley, R. Ferragut, and A. Somoza: Microstructural characterisation of a commercial Al-Cu-Mg alloy combining transmission electron microscopy and positron annihilation spectroscopyPhil. Mag. 89, 1095 (2009) doi:10.1080/14786430902889674pdf
  10. P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, G. Riontino, D. Lussana, M. Massazza, R. Ferragut, and E. Hassan Aly:Structure evolution of a WE43 Mg alloy submitted to different thermal treatmentsMat. Sci. Eng. A479, 37 (2008). pdf
  11. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, M. Massazza, G. Riontino, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, C. E. Macchi, and A. Somoza: Hardening nanostructures in an AlZnMg alloyPhil. Mag. 87, 3297 (2007) doi:10.1080/14786430701271959pdf
  12. A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, M. M. Iglesias, I. Makkonen, and M. J. Puska: Positron localization effects on the Doppler broadening of the annihilation line: Aluminum as a case studyPhys. Rev. B 72, 054112 (2005) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.72.054112pdf
  13. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I. J. Polmear, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut: Positron Annihilation Study of the Aging Kinetics of AlCu-based Alloys. I. Al-Cu-MgPhys. Rev. B61, 14454 (2000) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.61.14454.  pdf
  14. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Microstructural Evolution of 7012 Alloy During the Early Stages of Artificial AgeingActa Mater. 47, 4355 (1999) doi:10.1016/S1359-6454(99)00315-8. pdf
  15. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy and Decomposition Processes in Commercial Al-Zn-Mg based AlloysJ. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 10,  3903 (1998) doi:10.1088/0953-8984/10/17/019.  pdf


Publications by items

Positron beam studies in thin films (semiconductors, perovskites and oxides)

  1. F. Cavalca, R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, A. Eilert, O. Diaz-Morales, C. Liu, A.L. Koh, T.W. Hansen, L.G.M. Pettersson, and A. Nilsson Nature and Distribution of Stable Subsurface Oxygen in Copper Electrodes During Electrochemical CO2 Reduction J. Phys. Chem. C 121 25003 (2017) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08278 pdf
  2. X. Yu, J. Smith, N. Zhou, L. Zeng, P. Guo, Y. Xia, A. Alvarez, S. Aghion, H. Lin, J. Yu,  R.P.H. Chang,M.J.Bedzyk, R. Ferragut, T.J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Spray-combustion synthesis: Efficient solution route to high-performance oxide transistorsPNAS (I.F.: 9.809112, 3217 (2015) (Supplementary Informationdoi:10.1073/pnas.1501548112 pdf
  3. R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, F. Moia, M. Binda, E. V. Canesi, G. Lanzani and A. Petrozza. Infiltration and Selective Interactions at the Interface in Polymer-OxideHybrid Solar Cells J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443 012051 (2013) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012051 pdf
  4. S. Aghion, R. Ferragut, F Moia, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, Production and thermalization of positronium in homogeneous porous silicaJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443, 012064 (2013) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012064 pdf
  5. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cellsEnergy & Environ. Sci. (I.F.: 29.5185, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information doi: 10.1039/C2EE22212D  pdf
  6. A. Calloni, Ferragut, A. Dupaquier, H. von Känel, A. Guiller, A. Rutz, L. Ravelli, and W. Egger: Characterization of vacancy-typedefects in heteroepitaxial GaN grown by Low-Energy Plasma-Enhanced VaporPhase EpitaxyJ. Appl. Phys. 112, 024510 (2012). doi: 10.1063/1.4737402pdf
  7. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M.G. Giammarchi, G.Q. Ding, Thermal production of positronium in porous alumina, Eur. Phys. J. D 66, 124 (2012). doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2012-20637-0. pdf
  8. R. Ferragut, A. Dupaquier, S. Brivio, R. Bertacco, and W. Egger: Study of defects in an electroresistive Au/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3/SrTiO3(001) heterostructure by positron annihilationJ. Appl. Phys. 110, 053511 (2011).   doi: 10.1063/1.3631825pdf
  9. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Isella: Defect characterization in SiGe/SOI epitaxial semiconductors by positron annihilationNanoscale Res. Lett. 5, 1942 (2010). pdf
  10. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, A. Calloni, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, A Galarneau and F Di Renzo, Homogeneous porous silica for positronium production in AEgIS, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 262, 012020 (2011). doi:10.1088/1742-6596/262/1/012020 pdf
  11. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.G. Giammarchi, D. Trezzi, W. Egger, L. Ravelli, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, B. Wang, O.M. Yaghi, B. Jasinska, N. Chiodini and A. Paleari:Positronium Formation in Porous Materials for Antihydrogen ProductionJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012007 (2010). doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/225/1/012007. pdf
  12. A. Calloni, R. Ferragut, F. Moia, A. Dupasquier, G. Isella, D. Marongiu, G. Norga, A. Federov, and D. Chrastina: Positron annihilation studies of defects in Si1-xGex/SOI heterostructuresphys. stat. sol. (c)6, 2304 (2009). pdf
  13. R. S. Brusa, G. P. Karwasz, G. Mariotto, A. Zecca, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier, G. Ottaviani, and R. Tonini: Structural evolution in Ar+ implanted Si-rich silicon oxideJ. Appl. Phys. 94, 7483 (2003). pdf
  14. R. S. Brusa, W. Deng, G. P. Karwasz, A. Zecca, G. Mariotto, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier: Study of precipitate in Si-rich SiO2 films. Appl. Surf. Sci. 194, 106 (2002). pdf

Polymers

  1. G. Panzarasa, S. Aghion, G. Marra, A. Wagner, M.O. Liedke, M. Elsayed, R. Krause-Rehberg, R. Ferragut, and G. Consolati Probing the Impact of the Initiator Layer on Grafted-from Polymer Brushes: A Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy StudyMacromolecules 50 5574 (2017) (Supporting Information) doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00953  pdf 
  2. D. Roilo, P.N.Patil, R.S. Brusa, A. Miotello, S. Aghion, R. Ferragut and R. Checchetto Polymer rigidification in graphene based nanocomposites: Gas barrier effects and free volume reductionPolymer 121 17 (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.06.010  pdf
  3. G. Panzarasa, S. Aghion, G. Soliveri, G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, Positron annihilation spectroscopy: a new frontier for understanding nanoparticle loaded polymer brushesNanotechnology 27, 02LT03 (2016) (Supporting Informationdoi:10.1088/0957-4484/27/2/02LT03   pdf
  4. P.N. Patil, D. Roilo, R.S. Brusa, A. Miotello, S. Aghion, R. Ferragut and R. Checchetto, Free volumes and gas transport in polymers: amine-modified epoxy resins as a case study Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 3817 (2016) doi: 10.1039/c5cp07149f pdf
  5. P.N. Patil, R. Checchetto, R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, A. Miotello and R.S. Brusa, Gas transport and free volume study in polyethylene based epoxy membranes J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 618 012036 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/618/1/012036 pdf
  6. E.V. Canesi, M. Binda, A. Abate, S. Guarnera, L. Moretti, V. D’Innocenzo, R. Sai Santosh Kumar, C. Bertarelli, A. Abrusci, H. Snaith, A. Calloni, A. Brambilla, F. Ciccacci, S. Aghion, F. Moia, R. Ferragut, C. Melis, G. Malloci, A. Mattoni, G. Lanzani, and A. Petrozza. The effect of selective interactions at the interface of polymer-oxide hybrid solar cellsEnergy & Environ. Sci. (I.F.: 25.4275, 9068 (2012) (Supplementary Information)   doi: 0.1039/C2EE22212D pdf 

AEgIS collaboration (Antimatter Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy - CERN)

  1. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Measurement of antiproton annihilation on Cu, Ag and Au with emulsion films. JINST 12 P04021 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/04/P04021 pdf
  2. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Characterization of a transmission positron/positronium converter for antihydrogen production. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res.407 55 (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.nimb.2017.05.059  pdf
  3.  F Prelz et al (AEgIS col.) The DAQ system for the AEḡIS experimentJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 898 032014 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/898/3/032014  pdf
  4. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Advances in Ps Manipulations and Laser Studies in the AEgIS ExperimentActa Phys. Pol. B 48 1583 (2017) doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.48.1583 pdf
  5. R. S. Brusa et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experiment at CERN: Measuring antihydrogen free-fall in Earth's gravitational field to test WEP with antimatterJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 791 012014 (2017) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/791/1/012014 pdf
  6. A. Kellerbauer et al. (AEgIS col.) Probing antimatter gravity – The AEGIS experiment at CERN. EPJ Web of Conferences 126 02016 (2016) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/201612602016 pdf
  7. R. Caravita et al. (AEgIS col.) Towards a gravity measurement on cold antimatter atoms. Il Nuovo Cimento 39 C 237 (2016) pdf
  8. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Laser excitation of the n = 3 level of positronium for antihydrogen production. Phys. Rev. A 94 012507 (2016) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.012507 pdf
  9. S. Mariazzi et al. (AEgIS col.) Positron manipulation and positronium laser excitation in AEgIS. Defect and Diffusion Forum 373 11 (2016) doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.373.11  pdf
  10. N. Pacifico et al (AEgIS col.) Direct detection of antiprotons with theTimepix3 in a new electrostatics election beam line. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 831 12 (2016) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2016.03.057 pdf
  11. M. Kimura et al. (AEgIS col.) Testing the Weak Equivalence Principle with an antimatter beam at CERNJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 631 012047 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/631/1/012047  pdf
  12. C. Pistilo et al. (AEgIS col.) Emulsion detectors for the antihydrogen detection in AEgISHyperfine Interact 233 29 (2015) doi: 10.1007/s10751-015-1175-3  pdf
  13. G. Testera et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experimentHyperfine Interact 233 12 (2015) doi: 10.1007/s10751-015-1165-5  pdf
  14. Consolati et al. (AEgIS col.) Experiments with low-energy antimatter. EPJ Web Conferences 96 01007 (2015) doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20159601007 pdf
  15. Storey et al. (AEgIS col.) Particle tracking at cryogenic temperatures: the FastAnnihilation Cryogenic Tracking (FACT) detector forthe AEgIS antimatter gravity experimentJ. Instrumentation 10 C02023 (2015) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/10/02/C02023 pdf
  16. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) A moiré deflectometer for antimatterNature Communications 5, 4538 (2014) doi: 10.1038/ncomms5538 pdf
  17. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS col.) Detection of low energy antiproton annihilations in a segmented silicon detectorJ. Instrumentation P06020 (2014) doi:10.1088/1748-0221/9/06/P06020 pdf
  18. N. Pacifico et al. (AEgIS col.) Investigation of silicon sensors for their use as antiprotonannihilation detectorsNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 765 161 (2014) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.06.036 pdf
  19. Gligorova et al. (AEgIS col.) Comparison of Planar and 3D Silicon Pixel Sensors Used for Detection of Low Energy AntiprotonsIEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 61 3747 (2014) doi: 10.1109/TNS.2014.2368591 pdf
  20. Storey et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the gravitational free-fall of antihydrogen Hyperfine Interact 228 151 (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10751-014-1055-2 pdf
  21. A. Knecht et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEgIS experimentHyperfine Interact 228 121 (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10751-014-1057-0 pdf 
  22. Mariazzi et al (AEgIS col.) AEgIS experiment: Towards antihydrogen beam production for antimatter gravity measurements European Physical Journal D 68: 41 (2014) doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2013-40690-3 pdf
  23. M. A. Subieta Vasquez et al. (AEgIS col.) AEgIS Experiment: Measuring the acceleration g of the earth’s gravitational field on antihydrogen beamEPJ Web of Conferences 71 00128 (2014) pdf
  24. P. Scampoli et al. (AEgIS col.) Development of nuclear emulsions operating in vacuum for the AEgIS experiment
     
    J. Instrumentation 9 C01061 (2014) doi:10.1088/1748-0221/9/01/C01061 pdf 
  25. R. Ferragut, S. Aghion, G. Tosi, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M. Longhi, A. Galarneau, and F. Di Renzo. Positronium Production in Engineered Porous SilicaJ. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 26703−26709 (2013)  doi: dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp410221m pdf
  26. G. Consolati, R. Ferragut, A. Galarneau, F. Di Renzo, and F. Quasso. Mesoporous materials for antihydrogen productionChemical Society Reviews (I.F.: 34.09) 42, 3821 (2013) doi: 10.1039/c2cs35454c  pdf
  27. S. Aghion, R. Ferragut, F Moia, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, Production and thermalization of positronium in homogeneous porous silicaJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 443, 012064 (2013) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/443/1/012064 pdf
  28. D. Krasnicky, S. Aghion, et al. (AEgIS col.): AEgIS experiment commissioning at CERN, AIP Conf. Proc. 1521, 144 (2013) doi: http://10.1063/1.4796070. pdf
  29. S. Aghion et al. (AEgIS Col.). Prospects for measuring the gravitational free-fall of antihydrogenwith emulsion detectors, J. Instrumentation 8 (2013) P08013 doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/8/08/P08013 pdf
  30. M. Kimura et al. (AEgIS Col.). Development of nuclear emulsions with 1 μm spatial resolution forthe AEgIS experiment, Nuclear Instrum. and Methods in Phys. Research A 732 (2013) 325-329 doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.04.082 pdf
  31. Gligorova et al. (AEgIS col.) Annihilation of low energy antiprotons in silicon sensorsIEEE MSS/MIC 1 (2013) doi: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2013.6829519 pdf
  32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2013.6829519
  33. J. Storey et al. (AEgIS Col.) Particle tracking at 4 K: The Fast Annihilation CryogenicTracking (FACT) detector for the AEgIS antimatter gravity experiment, Nuclear Instrum. and Methods, Phys. Research A 732 (2013) 437-441 doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.05.130 pdf
  34. M. G. Giammarchi et al. (AEgIS col.). AEGIS at CERN: Measuring Antihydrogen Fall, Few-Body Syst 54, 779-782 (2013) doi: 10.1007/s00601-012-0439-6 pdf
  35. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) Exploring the WEP with a pulsed cold beam of antihydrogenClass. Quantum Grav. 29   184009 (2012) doi:10.1088/0264-9381/29/18/184009. pdf
  36. R. Ferragut et al. (AEgIS col.) Antihydrogen physics: gravitation and spectrometry in AEgIS. Canadian J. Physics 89, 17 (2011) doi:10.1139/P10-099pdf
  37. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M.G. Giammarchi, G.Q. Ding, Thermal production of positronium in porous alumina, Eur. Phys. J. D 66, 124 (2012). doi: 10.1140/epjd/e2012-20637-0. pdf
  38. A. Kellerbauer et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEGIS experiment at CERN: Measuring the free fall of antihydrogen, Hyperfine Interact. 209, 43 (2012) doi:10.1007/s10751-012-0583-x. pdf
  39. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, A. Calloni, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, A Galarneau and F Di Renzo, Homogeneous porous silica for positronium production in AEgIS, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 262, 012020 (2011) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/262/1/012020pdf
  40. R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M.G. Giammarchi, D. Trezzi, W. Egger, L. Ravelli, M.P. Petkov, S.M. Jones, B. Wang, O.M. Yaghi, B. Jasinska, N. Chiodini and A. Paleari. Positronium Formation in Porous Materials for Antihydrogen ProductionJ. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012007 (2010) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/225/1/012007pdf
  41. M. Doser et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the fall of antihydrogen: the AEgIS experiment at CERN. Physics Procedia 17 (2011) 49 doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2011.06.016. pdf
  42. C. Canali et al. (AEgIS col.) The Aegis Experiment (Antimatter Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy), in Astroparticle, Particle and Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications.Vol. 5. ed. C. Leroy, P. G. Rancoita, M. Barone, A. Gaddi, L. Price and R. Ruchti. (World Scientific Publishing. Singapore, 2010) pp 185-189 doi:10.1142/9789814307529_0031pdf
  43. D. Fabris et al. (AEgIS col.) The AEGIS detection system for gravity measurements, Nuclear Physics A834, 751c (2010) doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2010.01.136pdf
  44. G. Bonomi et al. (AEgIS col.) Measuring the antihydrogen fallHyperfine Interact. 193, 297 (2009). doi:10.1007/s10751-009-0015-8. pdf
  45. M. G. Giammarchi et al. (AEgIS col.) Efficient Rydberg positronium laser excitation for antihydrogen production in a magnetic fieldHyperfine Interact. 193, 321 (2009) doi:10.1007/s10751-009-0018-5pdf
  46. G. Testera et al. (AEgIS col.) Formation of a cold antihydrogenbeam in AEGIS for gravity measurements,AIP Conf. Proc. 1037, 5 (2008) doi:10.1063/1.2977857pdf   

other AEgIS works: CERNMilano

QUPLAS collaboration (QUantum interferometry, decoherence and gravitational studies with Positrons and LAsers - Como Campus)

  1. S. Aghion, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, M. Bollani, E. Dei Cas, A. Ereditato, C. Evans, R. Ferragut, M. Giammarchi, C. Pistillo. Detection of low energy antimatter with emulsions. JINST 11 P06017 (2016) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/06/P06017 pdf

Light Alloys 

Mg based alloys

  1. G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, F. Fiori, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, and G. Riontino: Formation and evolution of the hardening precipitates in a Mg-Y-Nd alloyActa Mater. 59, 4151 (2011). pdf
  2. R. Ferragut, F. Moia, F. Fiori, D. Lussana, and G. Riontino: Small-angle X-ray scattering study of the early stages of precipitation in a Mg-Nd-Gd (EV31) alloyJ. Alloy. Compd. 495, 408 (2010). pdf
  3. F. Moia, R. Ferragut, A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and J. F. Nie: Vacancy-solute association during ageing of a cold worked Mg-RE alloyPhil. Mag. 90, 2135 (2010). pdf
  4. G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, and G. Riontino: Phase transformations in QE22 Mg alloyActa Mater. 57, 4416 (2009). pdf
  5. F. Moia, A. Calloni, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and J. F. Nie: Vacancy-solute interaction in magnesium alloy WE54 during artificial ageing: a positron annihilation spectroscopy studyInt. J. Mater. Res. 100, 378 (2009). pdf
  6. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Advances in positron studies of age hardening in light alloysphys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2295 (2009). pdf
  7. G. Riontino, M. Massazza, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, and R. Ferragut: A novel thermal treatment on a Mg-4.2Y-2.3Nd-0.6Zr (WE43) alloyMat. Sci. Eng. A 494, 445 (2008). pdf
  8. G. Riontino, D. Lussana, M. Massazza, G. Barucca, P. Mengucci, and R. Ferragut: Structure evolution of EV31 Mg alloyJ. Alloy. Compd. 463, 200 (2008). pdf
  9. P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, G. Riontino, D. Lussana, M. Massazza, R. Ferragut, and E. Hassan Aly:Structure evolution of a WE43 Mg alloy submitted to different thermal treatmentsMat. Sci. Eng. A479, 37 (2008). pdf
  10. M. Massazza, G. Riontino, D. Lussana, A. Iozzia, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, A. Di Cristoforo, R. Ferragut, and R. Doglione: Structural evolution on thermal treatments of EV31 alloy.In K. U. Kainer (ed.), Magnesium: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications. Wiley (2007). pdf
Al based alloys
  1. R. Ferragut: Atomic fraction around defects associated with nanoparticles in Al–Cu–Mg alloys, Physica B 407 2676 (2012). doi:10.1016/j.physb.2012.02.008. pdf
  2. R. Ferragut, P. V. Liddicoat, X.-Z. Liao, Y.-H. Zhao, E. J. Lavernia, R. Z. Valiev, A. Dupasquier, and S. P. Ringer: Chemistry of grain boundary environments in nanocrystalline Al 7075J. Alloy. Compd. 495, 391 (2010). pdf
  3.  R. K. W. Marceau, G. Sha, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S. P. Ringer: Solute clustering in Al-Cu-Mg alloys during the early stages of elevated temperature ageing, Acta Mater. 58, 4923 (2010). pdf
  4. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, R. N. Lumley, and I. J. Polmear: Vacancy-solute interactions during multiple-step ageing of an Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloyScripta Mater. 60, 137 (2009). pdf
  5. A. Tolley, R. Ferragut, and A. Somoza: Microstructural characterisation of a commercial Al-Cu-Mg alloy combining transmission electron microscopy and positron annihilation spectroscopyPhil. Mag. 89, 1095 (2009). pdf
  6. C. Macchi, A. Somoza, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, and I. J. Polmear: Ageing processes in Al-Cu-Mg alloys with different Cu/Mg ratiosphys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2322 (2009). pdf
  7. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Advances in positron studies of age hardening in light alloys,phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2295 (2009). pdf
  8. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Liddicoat, F. Moia, and S. P. Ringer: Positron lifetime evolution during room temperature ageing in Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu)phys. stat. sol. (c) 6, 2301 (2009). pdf
  9. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, M. Massazza, G. Riontino, P. Mengucci, G. Barucca, C. E. Macchi, and A. Somoza: Hardening nanostructures in an AlZnMg alloyPhil. Mag. A 87, 3297 (2007). pdf
  10. P. Folegati, I. Makkonen, R. Ferragut, and M. J. Puska: Analysis of electron-positron momentum spectra of metallic alloys as supported by first-principles calculationsPhys. Rev. B 75, 054201 (2007). pdf
  11. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, and F. Quasso: Vacancy-solute association in coherent nanostructures formed in a commercial Al-Zn-Mg-Cu alloyphys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3526 (2007). pdf
  12. P. Folegati, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, I. Makkonen, and M. J. Puska: Quantitative chemical analysis of vacancy-solute complexes in metallic solid solutions by coincidence Doppler broadening spectroscopyphys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3493 (2007). pdf
  13. A. Somoza, C. E. Macchi, R. N. Lumley, I. J. Polmear, A. Dupasquier, and R. Ferragut: Role of vacancies during creep and secondary precipitation in an underaged Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloyphys. stat. sol. (c) 4, 3473 (2007). pdf
  14. A. Tolley, R. Ferragut, and A. Somoza: Study of the nanostructures formed in 2024 alloy during thermomechanical treatmentsMater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 489 (2006). pdf
  15. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, A. Somoza, and I. J. Polmear: Vacancy-solute aggregates in Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu, Ag)Mater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 309 (2006). pdf
  16. R. K. W. Marceau, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, M. M. Iglesias, and S. P. Ringer: Vacancy-solute interactions in Al-Cu-MgMater. Sci. Forum 519-521, 197 (2006). pdf
  17. A. Calloni, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, M. M. Iglesias, I. Makkonen, and M. J. Puska: Positron localization effects on the Doppler broadening of the annihilation line: Aluminum as a case studyPhys. Rev. B 72, 054112 (2005). pdf
  18. R. Ferragut: Defects associated with nanostructures in AlZnMg and AlCu(Mg) alloysActa Phys. Pol. A107, 776 (2005). pdf
  19. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, M. Massazza, P. Mengucci, G. Riontino, A. Somoza: Early solute clustering in an AlZnMg alloy. Mat. Sci. Forum445-446, 16 (2004). pdf
  20. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, G. Ferro, M. Biasini, A. Somoza: Positron Spectroscopy Analysis of Vacancy-Solute Nanoaggregates in Al-CuMat. Sci. Forum445-446, 75 (2004). pdf
  21. R. Ferragut, G. Ferro, M. Biasini. Positron Annihilation Study of Secondary Ageing in Al-Cu. Materials Forum28, 1022 (2004). pdf
  22. G. Riontino, A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, M. M. Iglesias, C. E. Macchi, M. Massazza, P. Mengucci, A. Somoza: Formation and morphology of hardening nanostructures in an AlZnMg alloy. Materials Forum28, 652 (2004). pdf
  23. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Age-hardening Study in Al-Zn-Mg alloys. International Report of National Synchrotron Light Laboratory – LNLS. ISSN1518-0204, 307 (2003). pdf
  24. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley, I. Torriani: Precipitation Kinetics in Al-Zn-Mg Commercial Alloys. J. Mat. Proc. Techn. 141, 35 (2003). pdf
  25. A. Dupasquier, R. Ferragut, P. Folegati, M. Massazza, G. Riontino, A. Somoza: Secondary ageing in an Al-Cu-Mg alloy with high Cu/Mg ratioMat. Sci. Forum396-402, 783 (2002). pdf
  26. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Precipitation kinetic in Al-Zn-Mg alloys: a study by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering. International Report of National Synchrotron Light Laboratory – LNLS. ISSN1518-0204 305 (2003). pdf
  27. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I. J. Polmear: Mechanisms of age-hardening in two Al-Cu-Mg alloys studied by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy. Mat. Sci. Forum396-402, 777 (2002). pdf
  28. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Pre-precipitation Study in the 7012 Al-Zn-Mg-Cu Alloy by Electrical ResistivityMat. Sci. Eng. 334, 1 (2002). pdf
  29. M. Massazza, G. Riontino, A. Dupasquier, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Secondary ageing in Al-Cu-MgPhil. Mag. Lett. 82, 495 (2002). pdf
  30. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Influence of Pre-deformation on the Precipitation in the 2024 Al-Cu-Mg AlloyMat. Sci. Forum363-365, 88 (2001). pdf
  31. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley, I. Torriani: Precipitation kinetics in two Al-Zn-Mg Alloys. Special Issue: J. Mat. Proc. Techn. 117, 1 (2001). pdf
  32. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I. J. Polmear, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut: Positron Annihilation Study of the Aging Kinetics of AlCu-based Alloys. I. Al-Cu-MgPhys. Rev. B61, 14454 (2000).pdf
  33. A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier, I.J. Polmear, P. Folegati, R. Ferragut: Positron Annihilation Study of the Aging Kinetics of AlCu-based Alloys. II. Ag microalloyingPhys. Rev. B61, 14464 (2000). pdf
  34. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Positron Age-hardening and Precipitation in Predeformed 2024 (Al-Cu-Mg) Alloy. Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 175, R1 (1999). pdf
  35. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Microstructural Evolution of 7012 Alloy During the Early Stages of Artificial AgeingActa Mater. 47, 4355 (1999). pdf
  36. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy and Decomposition Processes in Commercial Al-Zn-Mg based AlloysJ. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 10,  3903 (1998). pdf
  37. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: Positron Annihilation Study of Vacancy Dynamics after the Solution Treatment of Al-Zn-Mg Alloys. 6th International Conference in Aluminium Alloys (ICAA-6). (vol. 2, pp. 683-689, 1998). (Toyohashi, Japan) ed. Sato T., Kumai S., Kobayashi T., Murakami Y. pdf
  38. R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Dupasquier: On the Two-Step Ageing in a Commercial Al-Zn-Mg Alloy. A Study by Positron Lifetime SpectroscopyJ. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 8,  8945 (1996). pdf
  39. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, I. Torriani: Estudio de la Formación de Zonas de Guinier-Preston mediante SAXS y Resistometría Eléctrica. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales y IV Coloquio Latinoamericano de Fractura y Fatiga 309 (2001). pdf
  40. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Envejecimiento Isotérmico en la Aleación 7012 base Al-Zn-Mg. Proceedings SAM'98 and V Congreso Iberoamericano de Metalurgia IBEROMET V, 369 (1999). pdf
  41. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Precipitación en la Aleación 2024 base Al-Cu-Mg. Proceedings SAM'98 and V Congreso Iberoamericano de Metalurgia IBEROMET V, 441 (1999). pdf
  42. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza, A. Tolley: Análisis de la Evolución Microestructural de la Aleación 7012 en los Primeros Estadios del Envejecimiento Artificial. Annual  Acta AFA 9 (1999) 230-234. pdf
  43. ** R. Ferragut: Estudio del Termoenvejecimiento en Aleaciones base Aluminio. Doctoral Thesis. (1999).Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Argentina.
  44. ** R. Ferragut, A. Tolley, A. Somoza: Cambios Microestructurales en la Aleación Termoendurecible 7012 (Al-Zn-Mg-Cu). Annual Acta AFA 10 155 (1999). pdf
  45. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Evolución Microestructural de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al luego del Homogeneizado. Annual Acta AFA 8, 110 (1998). pdf
  46. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Procesos de Descomposición en Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al-Zn-Mg.Annual Acta AFA 7, 192 (1997). pdf
  47. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Influencia del Preenvejecimiento sobre la respuesta al Envejecimiento Artificial de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles Comerciales base Al-Zn-Mg. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales, SAM (1997) 251-254. pdf
  48. ** R. Ferragut: Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles. Boletín Informativo PYME (Asociación de Pequeña y Mediana Industria - Argentina).No 121, 22 (1997). pdf
  49. ** R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Fenómenos de Precipitación y Espectroscopía de Aniquilación de Positrones en Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles comerciales Base Al. Annual Acta Asociación Argentina de Materiales, SAM'95 85 (1995). pdf
  50. ** R. Ferragut: Análisis Microestructural de Aleaciones Termoenvejecibles base Al-Zn-Mg. Thesis MSc. in Physics. (1995) Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Argentina.

 Backscattering of gamma rays

  1. R. Ferragut, G. Pereyra et al.: Gamma Ray Albedo in Fe and Al: Scatterer Lateral Size and Thickness Influences. (to be published) pdf
  2. ** R. Ferragut, R. Romero, A. Somoza: Retrodispersión de Radiación Gamma. Annual Acta AFA 3 412 (1992). pdf
  3. ** G. Pereyra, R. Ferragut, A. Somoza: Determinación del Número de Albedo en Hierro y Aluminio por Retrodispersión de Radiación Gamma. Annual Acta AFA 11 50 (2000). pdf

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Positronium emission and cooling

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