Alessandro Podesta


Atomic Force Microscopy lab

Molecular Beam and Nanocrystalline Materials Laboratory - LGM
Interdisciplinary Centre for Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces - CIMaINa

Universita' degli Studi di Milano

Scientist in charge: A. Podesta'

Dept. of Physics, via Celoria 16, 20133 Milano, Italy.


Web page:

Tel.: +39(0)2-50317762 (17433 - Lab.)


The Atomic Force Microscopy Lab of LGM/CIMAINA group is devoted to the investigation of interfacial properties of nanostructured systems and interfaces.
Follow the above link to know more about our lab and our research.
We welcome the venue of young researcher in our lab for short research periods !
Very recent publications
(Complete bibliographic record:
* The Effect of Surface Nanometre-Scale Morphology on Protein Adsorption
Scopelliti, P.; Borgonovo, A.; Indrieri, M.; Giorgetti, L.; Bongiorno, G.; Carbone, R.; Podesta, A.; Milani, P., Plos One 2010, 5 (7). doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0011862

* QUANTITATIVE CHARACTERIZATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF NANOSCALE MORPHOLOGY OF NANOSTRUCTURED SURFACES ON BACTERIAL ADHESION AND BIOFILM FORMATION, A.V. Singh, V. Vyas, R. Patil, V. Sharma, P.E. Scopelliti, G. Bongiorno, A. Podestà, C. Lenardi, W.N. Gade, P. Milani, PlosONE 6(9): e25029 (2011). doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0025029

* Adhesive-free colloidal probes for nanoscale force measurements: Production and characterization.
Indrieri, M.; Podesta, A.; Bongiorno, G.; Marchesi, D.; Milani, P., Review of Scientific Instruments 2011, 82 (2), 023708-11. doi 10.1063/1.3553499


Other documents

Lamorlaye presentation: "Atomic Force Microscopy @ LGM/CIMaINa - UniMI"