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.


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


- 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


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Guest Editor Special Issue on Ionic Liquid Crystals, journal Crystals of MDPI. Download banner (2018) — Visiting Scientist, CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing, China (2017) — Principal investigator, bilateral agreement CNR-CAS with prof. Y. Wang, ITP-CAS, Beijing, China (2017-2019) — MRSC, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (since 2016) — Associate Editor RSC Advances - Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (since 2015) — Principal investigator, bilateral agreement CNR-CAS with prof. Y. Wang, ITP-CAS, Beijing, Cina (2014-2016) — Twice recipient of the JGA award of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK: Osaka, Japan (2015) and Chicago IL, USA (2012) — Twice recipient of the STM grant of CNR: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA, USA (2013) and The SCRIPPS Research Institute, San Diego CA, USA (2010) — Post-doc, JSPS Fellowship, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan (2003) — Researcher, Istituto per la Tecnologia della Membrane, Sezione di Padova, già Centro Meccanismi Reazioni Organiche del CNR, Padova, Italy (2001) — Post-doc, TMR Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton, UK (1998-2000) — Ph.D. Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Padova, Italy (1998) — University degree Department of Chemistry and LENS, University of Florence, Italy (1994).




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

J. Ariai, G. Saielli;
“Through-Space” Relativistic Effects on NMR Chemical Shifts of Pyridinium Halide Ionic Liquids
ChemPhysChem 2018, x, xxx. DOI

99) P. Tähtinen, G. Guella, G. Saielli, C. Debitus, E. Hnawia, I. Mancini;
New Sulfur-Containing Polyarsenicals from the New Caledonian sponge Echinochalina bargibanti
Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 382-14. DOI

98) T. Margola, K. Satoh, G. Saielli;
Comparison of the mesomorphic behaviour of 1:1 and 1:2 mixtures of charged Gay-Berne GB(4.4,20.0,1,1) and Lennard-Jones particles
Crystals 2018, 8, 371-15. DOI

97) S. Li, G. Saielli, Y. Wang;
Aggregation behavior of dihexadecylviologen bistriflimide ionic liquid crystal in different solvents: influence of polarity and concentration.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 22730-22738. DOI

96) G. Saielli;
Computational spectroscopy of ionic liquids for bulk structure elucidation.
Adv. Theory Simul. 2018, 1, 1800084.
DOI Frontispiece

95) S. Todisco, G. Saielli, V. Gallo, M. Latronico, A. Rizzuti, P. Mastrorilli;
31P and 195Pt Solid-State NMR and DFT Studies on Platinum(I) and Platinum(II) Complexes.
Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 8884-8891. DOI Cover

94) V. P. Swamy, H. V. Thulasiram, F. Rastrelli, G. Saielli;
Ion pairing in 1-butyl-3-methylpyridinium halides ionic liquids studied using 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.

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