Dott. Giacomo Saielli, Ph.D.

  Researcher, CNR Institute on Membrane Technology, Padova Unit
  and Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova.
  Via Marzolo, 1 - 35131, Padova Italy
  E-mail giacomo.saielli “chiocciola”
  Tel.: +39-049-8275279;
  Fax.: +39-049-8275239;
  Skype: giacomo.saielli;
  Web page ITM-CNR.


- Metodi Fisici in Chimica Organica, Laurea Triennale in Biotecnologie, Università di Padova
   Dispense laurea triennale:
mfcbo.pdf, Esperienza di Laboratorio 1, Esperienza di Laboratorio 2
   Frequenza del laboratorio da parte di studentesse in stato di gravidanza:
   Sicurezza nel laboratorio chimico:
   Corso Scuola di Dottorato "Self assembling molecules and systems":

Argomenti di tesi disponibili:

Sperimentale: Sintesi e caratterizzazione di nuovi cristalli liquidi ionici
Computazionale: Simulazioni al calcolatore di struttura e proprietà di cristalli liquidi ionici


Ionic Liquid Crystals (ILC): synthesis and computer simulations. DFT prediction of NMR properties of natural substances, organic and organometallic systems.


Jan 2018



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Jun 2017


Jul 2017

Visiting Scientist, CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) , CAS Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing, PRC.

Jan 2017


Dec 2019

Principal investigator, bilateral agreement CNR-CAS with prof. Y. Wang, ITP-CAS, Beijing, PRC.

Jan 2016



MRSC, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Oct 2015



Associate Editor RSC Advances - Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Mar 2015


Apr 2015

JGA - Royal Society Visiting Researcher, Osaka Sangyo University, Osaka - Japan.

Jan 2014


Dec 2016

Principal investigator, bilateral agreement CNR-CAS with prof. Y. Wang, ITP-CAS, Beijing, PRC.

Jul 2013


Jul 2013

CNR-STM Visiting Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley - CA (USA).

May 2012


Jun 2012

CNR-CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Visiting Researcher, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing, PRC.

Apr 2012


May 2012

JGA - Royal Society Visiting Researcher, The University of Chicago, Chicago - IL, USA.

Jul 2010


Jul 2010

CNR-STM Visiting Researcher, The SCRIPPS Research Institute, San Diego - CA, USA.

Dec 2003


Feb 2004

Post-doc, JSPS Fellowship, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan.

Dec 2001



Researcher, Istituto per la Tecnologia della Membrane, Sezione di Padova,
già Centro Meccanismi Reazioni Organiche del CNR, Padova, Italy.

Nov 2000


Dec 2001

Post-doc, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Padova, Italy

Nov 1998


Oct 2000

Post-doc, TMR Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton, UK.

Nov 1995


Oct 1998

Ph. D., Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Padova, Italy.

Jun 1994


Sep 1994

Visiting Student, HCM Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton, UK.



Feb 1994

Laurea, Department of Chemistry and LENS, University of Florence, Italy.




PUBLICATIONS (ISI ResearcherID, Google Scholar, ORCID, Scopus ID)

V. P. Swamy, H. V. Thulasiram, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Ion pairing in 1-butyl-3-methylpyridinium halides ionic liquids studied by NMR and DFT calculations.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 11470-11480. DOI

93) W. Cao, Y. Wang, G. Saielli;
Metastable State During Melting and Solid-Solid Phase Transition of [CnMim][NO3] (n = 4-12) Ionic Liquids by Molecular Dynamics Simulation.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2018, 122, 229-239. DOI

G. Saielli, T. Margola, K. Satoh;
Tuning Coulombic interactions to stabilize nematic and smectic ionic liquid crystal phases in mixtures of charged soft ellipsoids and spheres.
Soft Matter 2017, 13, 5207-5213. DOI

91) M.L. Perrotta, G. Saielli, G. Casella, F. Macedonio, L. Giorno, E. Drioli, A. Gugliuzza;
An ultrathin suspended hydrophobic porous membrane for high-efficiency water desalination.
Appl. Mater. Today 2017, 9, 1-9. DOI

90) T. Margola, G. Saielli, K. Satoh;
MD simulations of mixtures of Gay-Berne and Lennard-Jones particles as models of ionic liquid crystals.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2017, 649, 50-58. DOI

G. Saielli, Y. Wang;
Role of the electrostatic interactions in the stabilization of ionic liquid crystals: insights from Coarse-Grained MD simulations of an imidazolium model.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 9152-9160. DOI

88) P. E. Ramirez-Gonzalez, G. Ren, G. Saielli, Y. Wang;
Effect of ion rigidity on physical properties of ionic liquids studied by molecular dynamics simulation.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 5678-5690. DOI

87) G. Casella, F. Ferrante, G. Saielli;
DFT calculation of NMR δ(113Cd) in cadmium complexes.
Polyhedron 2016, 117, 48-56. DOI

86) P. Mastrorilli, V. Gallo, S. Todisco, M. Latronico, G. Saielli;
Uncovering intramolecular π-type hydrogen bond in solution by NMR and DFT.
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7964-7969. DOI

85) G. Casella, V. Causin, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Ionic liquid crystals based on viologen dimers: tuning the mesomorphism by varying the conformational freedom of the ionic layer.
Liq. Cryst. 2016, 43, 1161-1173. DOI

84) D. Frezzato, G. Saielli;
Distribution and dynamic properties of xenon dissolved in the ionic smectic phase of [C16mim][NO3]: MD simulation and theoretical model.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 2578-2585. DOI

83) G. Saielli;
Fully-atomistic simulations of the ionic liquid crystal [C16mim][NO3]: orientational order parameters and voids distribution.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 2569-2577. DOI

G. Casella, A. Bagno, S. Komorovsky, M. Repisky, G. Saielli;
Four-component relativistic DFT calculations of 13C chemical shifts of halogenated natural substances.
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18834-18840. DOI

81) D. Frezzato, A. Bagno, F. Castiglione, A. Mele, G. Saielli;
MD simulation of xenon in ionic liquids: disentangling the cationic and anionic cage effects on the structural and dynamic properties.
J. Mol. Liq. 2015, 210B, 272-278. DOI Audio Slides

80) G. Saielli, A. Bagno, Y. Wang;
Insights on the isotropic-to-smectic A transition in ionic liquid crystals from coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations: the role of microphase segregation.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119, 3829-3836. DOI

79) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Addressing the stereochemistry of complex organic molecules by Density Functional Theory-NMR.
WIREs Comput. Mol. Sci. 2015, 5, 228-240. DOI

78) Y. Shimizu, J. W. Blanchard, S. Pustelny, G. Saielli, A. Bagno, M. P. Ledbetter, D. Budker, A. Pines;
Zero-Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Viscous Liquids.
J. Magn. Reson. 2015, 250, 1-6. DOI

G. Saielli, A. Bagno, F. Castiglione, R. Simonutti, M. Mauri, A. Mele;
Understanding cage effects in imidazolium ionic liquids by 129Xe NMR: MD simulations and relativistic DFT calculations.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 13963-13968. DOI

76) G. Saielli, R. Bini, A. Bagno;
Computational 19F NMR. 2. Organic Compounds.
RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 41605-41611. DOI

75) G. Saielli;
Computational Modeling of Sensing Membranes and Supramolecular Interactions, in: Gugliuzza, A.  (Ed.):
Smart Membranes and Sensors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications.
Chapt. 4, pp. 107-144, 2014, Wiley-Scrivener
ISBN: 978-1-118-42379-0.

74) G. Casella, V. Causin, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Viologen-based ionic liquid crystals: induction of a smectic A phase by dimerisation.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 5048-5051. DOI

G. Casella, A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Spectroscopic signatures of the carbon buckyonions C60@C180 and C60@C240: a dispersion-corrected DFT study.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 18030-18038. DOI

72) R. Bonomi, G. Saielli, P. Scrimin, F. Mancin;
An experimental and theoretical study of the mechanism of cleavage of an RNA-model phosphate diester by mononuclear Zn(II) complexes.
Supramol. Chem. 2013, 25, 665-671. DOI

71) G. Saielli, G. A. Voth, Y. Wang;
Diffusion mechanisms in smectic ionic liquid crystals: insights from coarse-grained MD simulations.
Soft Matter 2013, 9, 5716-5725. DOI

70) F. di Sarra, B. Fresch, R. Bini, G. Saielli, A. Bagno;
Reactivity of auranofin with selenols and thiols: implications for the anticancer activity of gold(I) compounds.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 2718-2727. DOI

69) Y. Ji, R. Shi, Y. Wang, G. Saielli;
Effect of the chain length on the structure of ionic liquids: from spatial heterogeneity to ionic liquid crystals.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 1104-1109. DOI

68) A. Bagno, G. Casella, F. Ferrante, G. Saielli;
A DFT study of the vicinal 3J(119Sn,13C) and 3J(119Sn,1H) coupling constants in trimethyl- and chlorodimethyl-stannyl propanoates.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 724, 139-146. DOI

I. Pibiri, A. Pace, S. Buscemi, V. Causin, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Oxadiazolyl-pyridines and perfluoroalkyl-carboxylic acids as building blocks for protic ionic liquids: crossing the thin line between ionic and hydrogen bonded materials.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 14306-14314. DOI

66) G. Saielli;
MD simulation of the mesomorphic behaviour of 1-hexadecyl-3-methylimidazolium nitrate: assessment of the performance of a Coarse-Grained Force Field.
Soft Matter 2012, 8, 10279-10287. DOI Hot Paper

65) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Understanding the extraordinary deshielding of
129Xe in a permetalated cryptophane by relativistic DFT.
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 7341-7345. DOI, Highlight on the SCM Website

64) M. Ledbetter, G. Saielli, A. Bagno, N. Tran, M. Romalis;
Observation of scalar nuclear spin-spin coupling in van der Waals molecules.
Proc. Natl. Ac. Sci. USA 2012, 109, 12393-12397. DOI, Highlight on the SCM Website

63) M. Bonchio, M. Carraro, G. Casella, V. Causin, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Thermal behaviour and electrochemical properties of bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)amide and dodecatungstosilicate viologen dimers.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 2710-2717. DOI

62) V. Causin, G. Saielli;
Ionic Liquid Crystals, in: Mohammad, A., Inamuddin  (Eds.):
Green Solvents II. Properties and Applications of Ionic Liquids.
Chapt. 4, pp. 79-118, 2012, Springer, UK.
DOI, ISBN/ISSN: 978-94-007-2890-5.

61) G. Saielli, R. Bini, A. Bagno;
19F NMR. 1. General Features .
Theor. Chem. Acc. 2012, 131, 1140-1151. DOI Erratum

A. G. Petrovic, G. Vantomme, Y. L. Negrón-Abril, E. Lubian, G. Saielli, I. Menegazzo, R. Cordero, G. Proni, K. Nakanishi, T. Carofiglio, N. Berova;
Bulky melamine-based Zn-porphyrin tweezer as a CD probe of molecular chirality.
Chirality  2011, 23, 808-819. DOI

59) G. Casella, G. Saielli;
DFT study of the interaction free energy of π-π complexes of fullerenes with buckybowls and viologen dimers.
New J. Chem. 2011, 35, 1453-1459. DOI; Personal Highlight on the NJC blog.

58) G. Saielli, K. C. Nicolaou, A. Ortiz, H. Zhang, A. Bagno;
Addressing the stereochemistry of complex organic molecules by DFT-NMR: vannusal B in retrospective.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6072-6077. DOI

57) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Relativistic DFT calculations of the NMR properties and reactivity of transition metal methane σ–complexes: insights on C-H bond activation.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 4285-4291. DOI

G. Saielli;
Differential solvation free energies of oxonium and ammonium ions: insights from quantum chemical calculations.
J. Phys. Chem. A 2010, 114, 7261-7265. DOI

55) G. Casella, F. Ferrante, G. Saielli;
A DFT study of the Karplus-type dependence of vicinal
3J(Sn-C-X-C), X=N,O,S, in organotin(IV) compounds: applications to conformationally flexible systems.
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 2711-2716. DOI; Inside Front Cover.

54) G. Saielli, A. Bagno;
Preferential solvation of glucose and talose in water/acetonitrile mixtures: a molecular dynamics simulation study
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 2981-2988. DOI

T. Carofiglio, E. Lubian, I. Menegazzo, G. Saielli, A. Varotto;
Melamine bridged bis(porphyrin-Zn
II) receptors: molecular recognition properties
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 9034-9043. DOI

52) V. Causin, G. Saielli;
Effect of asymmetric substitution on the mesomorphic behaviour of low-melting viologen salts of bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)amide
J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 9153-9162. DOI; Front Cover.

51) R. Bonomi, G. Saielli, U. Tonellato, P. Scrimin, F. Mancin;
Insights on nucleases mechanism: the role of proximal ammonium group on phosphate esters cleavage
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11278-11279. DOI

50) G. Casella, F. Ferrante, G Saielli;
Karplus-type dependence of vicinal
119Sn-13C and 119Sn-1H spin-spin couplings in organotin(IV) derivatives: a DFT study
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 3526-3534. DOI

49) G. Saielli, A. Bagno;
Can two molecules have the same NMR spectrum? Hexacyclinol revisited.
Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1409-1412. DOI; C&EN blog. C&EN blog again.

48) V. Causin, G. Saielli;
Effect of a structural modification of the bipyridinium core on the phase behaviour of viologen-based bistriflimide salts.
J. Mol. Liq. 2009, 145, 41-47. DOI

E. Marotta, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Aggregation behavior of octyl viologen di[
bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)amide] in non-polar solvents.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 16566-16574. DOI

46) P. Tahtinen, G. Saielli, G. Guella, I. Mancini, A. Bagno;
Computational NMR spectroscopy of organoarsenicals and the natural polyarsenic compound Arsenicin A.
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10445-10452. DOI

45) G. Saielli;
Ion-pairing of octyl viologen diiodide in low-polar solvents: an experimental and computational study.
J. Phys. Chem. A 2008, 112, 7987-7995. DOI

44) G. Casella, F. Ferrante, G. Saielli;
DFT calculation of
1J(119Sn,13C) and 2J(119Sn,1H) coupling constants in di- and tri-methyltin(IV) compounds.
Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 4796-4807. DOI

43) A. Bagno, W. Kantlehner, G. Saielli;
Formylation of activated arenes by phenyl formate. Implications for the mechanism of the Fries rearrangement of aryl formates.
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2008, 21, 682-687. DOI

42) A. Bagno, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Prediction of NMR spectra of nucleotides by DFT calculations: cyclic Uridine monophosphate.
Magn. Reson. Chem. 2008, 46, 518-524. DOI

A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
J-coupling in DNA base pairs: relativistic DFT predictions.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11360-11361. DOI

40) A. Bagno, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Prediction of the
1H and 13C NMR spectra of α-D-glucose in water by DFT methods and MD simulations.
J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 7373-7381. DOI

39) A. Bagno, F. D'Amico, G. Saielli;
Computing the
1H NMR spectrum of the bulk ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride from snapshots of Car-Parrinello molecular dynamics simulations.
ChemPhysChem 2007, 8, 873-881. DOI

38) M. Livieri, F. Mancin, G. Saielli, J. Chin, U. Tonellato;
Mimicking enzymes: cooperation between organic functional groups and metal ions in the cleavage of phosphate diesters.
Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 2246-2256. DOI

37) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Computational NMR spectroscopy: reversing the information flow.
Theor. Chem. Acc. 2007, 117, 603-619. DOI

36) A. Bagno, F. D'Amico, G. Saielli;
Computer simulation of diffusion coefficients of the room-temperature ionic liquid [bmim][BF
4]: problems with classical simulation techniques.
J. Mol. Liq., 2007, 131-132, 17-32. DOI

A. Bagno, N. Bertazzi, G. Casella, L. Pellerito, G. Saielli, I. Sciacca;
Structure of D-ribonic acid dimethyltin(IV) in coordinating solvents: an experimental and DFT
119Sn NMR study.
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2006, 19, 874-883. DOI

34) A. Bagno, W. Kantlehner, R. Kress, G. Saielli, E. Stoyanov;
Fries rearrangement of aryl formates: a mechanistic study by means of
1H, 2H and 11B NMR spectroscopy and DFT calculations.
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 9331-9340. DOI

33) A. Bagno, F. D'Amico, G. Saielli;
Computing the NMR spectrum of a bulk ionic liquid phase by QM/MM methods.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 23004-23006. DOI

32) T. Carofiglio, R. Fornasier, C. Fregonese, A. Gambalunga, G. Saielli, U. Tonellato;
Turning optical chemosensors into optodes: a quantum chemical and experimental case-study.
Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 5709-5712. DOI

31) A. Bagno, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Toward the complete prediction of the
1H and 13C NMR spectra of complex organic molecules by DFT methods. Application to natural substances.
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 5514-5525. DOI

30) A. Bagno, G. Casella, G. Saielli;
Relativistic DFT calculation of
119Sn chemical shifts and coupling constants in tin compounds.
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2006, 2, 37-46. DOI

A. Bagno, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
NMR techniques for the investigation of solvation phenomena and non-covalent interactions.
Prog. NMR Spectrosc. 2005, 47, 41-93. DOI

28) G. Saielli, G. Scorrano, A. Bagno, A. Wakisaka;
Solvation of tetraalkylammonium chlorides in acetonitrile-water mixtures: mass spectrometry and molecular dynamics simulations.
ChemPhysChem 2005, 6, 1307-1315. DOI

A. Bagno, W. Kantlehner, R. Kress, G. Saielli;
Fries rearrangement of aryl formates promoted by BCl
3. Evidence from 11B NMR spectra and DFT calculations.
Z. Naturforsch. B
2004, 59, 386-397.  PDF

26) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
Calculation of NMR parameters in van der Waals complexes involving organic systems and xenon.

J. Phys. Org. Chem.
2004, 17, 945-950.  DOI

25) L. Orian, A. Bisello, S. Santi, A. Ceccon, G. Saielli;
103 Rh NMR chemical shifts in organometallic complexes: a combined experimental and Density Functional study.
Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 4029-4040. DOI

24) F. Rastrelli, A. Bagno, G. Saielli, A. Wakisaka;
Preferential Solvation and Self-Association in Alcohol-Acetonitrile Mixtures Observed through Mass-Spectrometric Analysis of Cluster: Influence of Alkyl Chain Length.
J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 3479-3487.  DOI

A. Bagno, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
13 C NMR Spectra by DFT Calculations.
J. Phys. Chem. A 2003, 107, 9964-9973.  DOI

22) A. Bagno, G. Saielli;
DFT study of the NMR properties of xenon in covalent compounds and van der Waals complexes. Implications for the use of
129Xe as a molecular probe.
Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 1486-1495.  DOI

21) A. Bagno, G. Casella, G. Saielli, G. Scorrano;
Through-space spin-spin coupling in acetylenic systems. Ab-initio and DFT calculations.
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2003, 4, 193-202.  DOI

20) G.R. Luckhurst, G. Saielli;
A pairwise additive potential for the elastic interaction energy of a chiral nematic.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2003, 395, 183-192.  DOI

A. Bagno, G. Saielli, G. Scorrano;
Substituent effects on the through-space nuclear magnetic spin-spin coupling in van der Waals dimers.
ARKIVOC IV, 2002, 38-44. PDF

18) A. Bagno, G. Saielli, G. Scorrano;
Through-space spin-spin cupling in van der Waals dimers and CH/pi interacting systems.
An ab-initio and DFT study.
Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 2047-2056.  DOI; Cover Picture.

17) G.R. Luckhurst, G. Saielli, T.J. Sluckin;
Shear-Induced Structural Changes of a Smectic-A Phase: A Computer Simulation Study.
Phys. Rev. E 2002, 65, 041717-12. DOI

16) T. Carofiglio, R. Fornasier, L. Jicsinszky, G. Saielli, U. Tonellato, R. Vetta;
Capillary Electrophoresis, ROESY NMR and Molecular Modelling Study of the Inclusion Complex β-Cyclodextrin - Lipoic Acid.
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2002, 1191-1196. DOI

A. Bagno, G. Saielli, G. Scorrano;
DFT Calculations of Intermolecular Spin-Spin Coupling in van der Waals Dimers.
Angew. Chem. 2001, 113, 2600-2602; DOI Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2001, 40, 2532-2534. DOI

14) P.J. Le Masurier, G.R. Luckhurst, G. Saielli;
Monte Carlo lattice simulations of the elastic behaviour of nematic liquid crystals.
Liq. Cryst. 2001, 28, 769-778. DOI

G.R. Luckhurst, G. Saielli;
Computer simulation studies of anisotropic systems. XXXII. Field-induction of a smectic A phase in a Gay-Berne mesogen.
J. Chem. Phys. 2000, 112, 4342-4350.  DOI

G. Saielli, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio, M.A. Bates, G.R. Luckhurst;
Cage effects in the orientational dynamics of a Gay-Berne mesogen.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 1999, 336, 47-59.   DOI

11) P. Bartolini, M. Ricci, R. Righini, G. Saielli, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio;
Interpretation of transient Stokes shift experiments in liquid crystals.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 1999, 336, 33-45.  DOI

10) D. Frezzato, G. Saielli, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio;
A stochastic cage model for the orientational dynamics of single molecules in nematic phases.
Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 1999, 10, 375-389. DOI

A. Polimeno, D. Frezzato, G. Saielli, G.J. Moro, P.L. Nordio;
Extended Smoluchowski models for interpreting relaxation phenomena in liquids.
Acta Phys. Pol. B 1998, 29, 1749-1789. PDF

8) A. Polimeno, G. Saielli, P.L. Nordio;
A diffusive model for interpreting solvation dynamics in isotropic and ordered liquid phases.
Chem. Phys. 1998, 235, 313-331. DOI

7) G. Saielli, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio, P. Bartolini, M. Ricci, R. Righini;
Solvation dynamics of Coumarin 503 in the liquid-crystal mixture ZLI 1167.
J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 1998, 94, 121-128. DOI

G. Saielli, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio, P. Bartolini, M. Ricci, R. Righini;
Time resolved fluorescence of N,N-dimethylaminobenzonitrile in glycerol triacetate: experimental results and model interpretation.
Chem. Phys. 1997, 223, 51-58. DOI

5) P.L. Nordio, A. Polimeno, G. Saielli;
Theoretical model of photoinduced intramolecular charge transfer processes.
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry 1997, 105, 269-276. DOI

L. Feltre, A. Polimeno, G. Saielli, P.L. Nordio;
Simulated time-resolved fluorescence in ordered phases.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 1996, 290, 163-172. DOI

3) G. Saielli, D. Braun, A. Polimeno, P.L. Nordio;
Approximate description of Stokes shift in ICT fluorescence emission.
Chem. Phys. Lett. 1996, 257, 381-385.  DOI

2) D. Braun, P.L. Nordio, A. Polimeno, G. Saielli;
Time-resolved fluorescence of intramolecular charge transfer systems: experimental results and theoretical predictions.
Chem. Phys. 1996, 208, 127-136. DOI

R. Torre, M. Ricci, G. Saielli, P. Bartolini, R. Righini;
Orientational dynamics in the isotropic phase of a nematic mixture: subpicosecond time resolved optical Kerr effect experiments on ZLI 1167 liquid crystal.
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 1995, 262, 391-402.  DOI



1) R. Torre, M. Ricci, G. Saielli, P. Bartolini, R. Righini;

Dynamical properties of a locally ordered liquid studied by time resolved non-linear spectroscopy;
Laser Spectroscopy XII International Conference, M. Inguscio, M. Allegrini, A. Sasso Eds., (World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 1996). ISBN: 978-9810224479