Santolo De Benedictis

Dirigente di ricerca

Sede Bari

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Short CV:

Physics Degree at the University of Bari (1972). Staff Researcher of the National Research Council (CNR) (1976) at the “Centro di Studio per la Chimica dei Plasmi of Bari (CSCP - actually section of IMIP)”. First Researcher of CNR (1988) and Research Director of CNR (2001).  Research field: elementary processes in ionized gases, plasma kinetics, diagnostics of energy transfers in Plasma Chemical Systems”. Author/co-author of 80 JCR papers and numerous conference contributions and invited lectures. Member of international conference scientific committees (ISPC: 1999; ESCAMPIG: 2000-2006; SPPT: 2004-2008; F-LTPD: 2001-2011). Local organizer of FLTPD-5, ESCAMPIG-18, LAPD-14. Member of International Plasma-CoE.  Editorial board member of Plasma Sources Science and Technology ( and Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing ( ) journals.


Selected Publications:

  1. P.F. Ambrico, M. Šimek, G. Dilecce and S. De Benedictis “N2(A3Σu+)  time evolution in N2 atmospheric pressure surface dielectric barrier discharge driven by ac voltage under modulated regime, Appl. Phys Lett. 94, 231503  (2009)  (DOI: 10.1063/1.3152770)
  2. A. Broc, S. De Benedictis and G. Dilecce “LIF investigations on NO, O, N, in a supersonic N2/O2/NO Rf plasma jet.” Plasma Source Sci. and Technol. 13 (2004) 505-514.
  3. S. De Benedictis, G. Dilecce M. Simek, “Excitation and decay of N2(B 3Pg) state in pulsed discharges: Kinetics of electrons and long lived species”, J. Chem. Phys., 110 (1999) 2947-2962. DOI:10.1063/1.477938
  4. S. De Benedictis and G. Dilecce, “Rate constant for deactivation of N2(A,v=2-7) by O, O2, and NO”, J. Chem. Phys., 107 (1997) 6219-6229
  5. G. Dilecce, P.F. Ambrico and S. De Benedictis OODR-LIF direct measurement of N2(C3Pu, v=0..4) electronic quenching and vibrational relaxation rate coefficients by N2 collision” Chem. Phys. Lett. 431 (2006) 241-246. doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2006.09.094



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