​​​​Fabrice Piazza, Ph.D



Profesor Asociado

Correo electrónico: fpiazza@pucmm.edu.do

Oficina: Laboratorio de Investigación en Nanociencia. Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra. Autopista Duarte km 1 1/2, Santiago de los Caballeros, República Dominicana.

Teléfono: 809 580 1962, ext. 4081

En revistas científicas

  • Raman analysis of the dehydrogenation process of hydrogenated monolayer graphene
    T. Fournier, K. Cruz, M. Monthioux, B. Lassagne, L. Petit, S. Moyano, P. Puech, F. Piazza
    Materials Chemistry and Physics, 321, 129490 (2024).
  • New probes based on carbon nano-cones for scanning probe microscopies
    RobinCours, Germercy Paredes, Aurélien Masseboeuf, Thierry Ondarçuhu, Grégory Seine, Pascal Puech, Raul Arenal, Fabrice Piazza, Marc Monthioux, Ultramicroscopy 245, 113667 (2023).
  • 2D (< 10 nm) sp3-C-rich carbon materials, possibly hydrogenated: A review Fabrice Piazza, Marc Monthioux, Pascal Puech, Carbon Trends 9 (2022) 100219.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cartre.2022.100219
  • Texture, Nanotexture, and Structure of Carbon Nanotube-Supported Carbon Cones, Germercy Paredes, Rongrong Wang, Pascal Puech, Grégory Seine, Jean-Marc Leyssale, Raul Arenal, Aurélien Masseboeuf, Fabrice Piazza and Marc Monthioux. ACS Nano 16, 9287-9296 (2022).
  • Unveiling the existence and role of a liquid phase in a high temperature (1400° C) pyrolytic carbon deposition process, G. Paredes, T. Ondarçuhu, M. Monthioux, F. Piazza, Carbon Trends 5, 100117 (2021).
  • Synthesis and (some) applications of carbon-nanotube-supported pyrolytic carbon nanocones, G. Paredes, G. Seine, R. Cours, F. Houdellier, H. Allouche, T. Ondarçuhu, F. Piazza, M. Monthioux, Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, 27, 1091-1094 (2020).​
  • Combining low and high electron energy diffractions as a powerful tool for studying 2D materials, Pascal Puech, Iann C. Gerber, Fabrice Piazza, Marc Monthioux, Applied Physics A 127, 485 (2021)
  • Ultra-Thin Carbon Films: The Rise of sp3-C-Based 2D Materials? Fabrice Piazza, Marc Monthioux, C 7, 30 (2021).
  • Progress on Diamane and Diamanoid Thin Film Pressureless Synthesis, Fabrice Piazza, Marc Monthioux, Pascal Puech, Iann C. Gerber, Kathleen Gough, C 7, 9 (2021).
  • Raman evidence for the successful synhesis of diamane, F. Piazza, P. Puech, I. Gerber, K. Cruz, M. Monthioux, Carbon, 169, p. 129-133 (2020).
  • Towards a better understanding of the structure of diamanoids and diamanoid/graphene hybrids, F. Piazza, M. Monthioux, P. Puech, I. Gerber, Carbon 156, p. 234-241 (2020).
  • Low temperature, pressureless sp2 to sp3 transformation of ultrathin, crystalline carbon films,
    Fabrice Piazza, Kathleen Gough, Marc Monthioux, Pascal Puech, Iann Gerber, Richard Wiens, Germercy Paredes, Cristhofer Ozoria. Carbon 145, p. 10-22 (2019).
  • Carbon Nanotubes Coated with Diamond Nanocrystals and Silicon Carbide by Hot-filament Chemical Vapor Deposition below 200 C, F. Piazza, G. Morell, J. Beltran-Huarac, G. Paredes, M. Ahmadi, M. Guinel, Carbon, 75, 113 (2014).
  • Nanodiamond Foils for H-stripping to support the spallation Neutron source (SNS) and related applications, RD Vispute, H.K. Emer, P. Sinsky, A. Seiser, R.W. Shaw, L.L. Wilson, G. Harris, F. Piazza, MRS Proceedings 1634, mrsf13-1634-s03-03 (2014).
  • ​Síntesis y caracterización de nano estructuras estequiometricas de nitruro de boro, J.E. Nocua, G. Morell, F. Piazza, B.R. Weiner, Superficies y vacio 25, 194 (2012).
  • Synthesis of diamond nanocrystals on polyimide film, F. Piazza, F. Solá, O. Resto, L.F. Fonseca, G. Morell, Diamond and Related Materials, 18, 113 (2009).
  • Wettability of Hydrogenated Tetrahedral Amorphous Carbon, F. Piazza, G. Morell, Diamond and Related Materials, 18, 43 (2009).
  • High-Yield Synthesis of Stoichiometric Boron Nitride Nanostructures, J.E. Nocua, F. Piazza, B. Weiner, G. Morell, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2009, Article ID 429360.
  • Synthesis of diamond at sub 300°C substrate temperature, F. Piazza, G. Morell, Diamond and Related Materials, 16, 1950 (2007).
  • Non-linear effects in collision cascades and high-energy shock waves during ta-C:H growth, F. Piazza, O. Resto, G. Morell, Journal of Applied Physics, 102, 013301 (2007).
  • Synthesis of unstrained failure-resistant nanocrystalline diamond films, E.A. Mujica, F. Piazza, J. De Jesús, B.R. Weiner, S.D. Wolter, G. Morell, Thin Solid Films, 515, 7906 (2007).
  • Hard-hydrogenated tetrahedral amorphous carbon films by distributed electron cyclotron resonance plasma, F. Piazza, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 24, 39 (2006).
  • Diamond film synthesis at low temperature, F. Piazza, J.A. González, R. Velázquez, J. De Jesús, S.A. Rosario, G. Morell, Diamond and Related Materials 15, 109 (2006).
  • Effects of a nanocomposite carbon buffer layer on the field emission properties of multiwall carbon nanotubes and nanofibers grown by hot filament chemical vapor deposition, K. Uppireddi, A. González-Berríos, F. Piazza, B.R. Weiner, G. Morell, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 24 (2), 639 (2006).
  • Synthesis of polycrystalline diamond at low temperature on temperature sensitive materials of industrial interest, F. Piazza, J.A. Gonzalez, R. Velazquez, J. De Jesus, S.A. Rosario, G. Morell, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 24, 24 (2006).
  • Formation of boron carbonitride nanotubes from in situ grown carbon nanotubes, F. Piazza, J.E. Nocua, A. Hidalgo, J. De Jesus, R. Velazquez, B.L. Weiss, G. Morell, Diamond and Related Materials, 14, 965 (2005).
  • Protective diamond-like carbon coatings for future optical storage disks, F. Piazza, D. Grambole, D. Schneider, C. Casiraghi, A.C. Ferrari, J. Robertson, Diamond and Related Materials, 14, 994 (2005).
  • Bonding in hydrogenated diamond-like carbon by Raman spectroscopy, C. Casiraghi, F. Piazza, A.C. Ferrari, D. Grambole, J. Robertson, Diamond and Related Materials, 14, 1098 (2005).
  • Numerical study of the electrostatic field gradients present in various planar emitter field emission configurations relevant to experimental research, A. González-Berríos, F. Piazza, G. Morell, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 23(2) 645, Mar/Apr 2005.
  • Large area deposition of hydrogenated amorphous carbon films for optical storage disks, F. Piazza, D. Grambole, L. Zhou, F. Talke, C. Casiraghi, A. C. Ferrari, J. Robertson, Diamond and Related Materials, 13, 1505 (2004).
  • Formation of boron carbonitride nanotubes from in situ grown carbon nanotubes for space applications, F. Piazza, J.E. Nocua, A. Hidalgo, J. De Jesus, R. Velazquez, G. Morell, MRS Proceedings 851, NN11.9 (2004).
  • Transpolyacetylene chains in hydrogenated amorphous carbon films free of nanocrystalline diamond, F. Piazza, A. Golanski, S.Schulze, G. Relihan, Applied Physics Letters, 82, 358 (2003).
  • Transpolyacetylene chains in DECR plasma deposited aC:H films, F. Piazza, S. Schulze, G. Relihan, A. Golanski, Diamond and Related Materials, 12, 942 (2003).
  • Hypersonic shock waves and hybridization of a-C:H thin film, A. Golanski, J.P.Stoquert, F.Piazza, P. Kern, E. Laemmer, A. Deruyver, F.S. Schulze, L. McDonnell, Journal of Applied Physics 93, 5911 (2003).
  • Flyable media for slider based ultra-high density optical recording, C. Morsbach, C. Dubarry, M. Gabriel, M. Hoyer, S. Knappman, F. Piazza, J. Robertson, R. Vullers, H.H. Gatzen, IEE Proceeding-Science, Measurement and Technology, 150, 203 (2003).
  • Impact of energy density and stress fields on the nucleation dynamics of plasma deposited aC:H films, A. Golanski, J.P. Stoquert, P. Kern, F. Piazza, S. Schulze, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 206, 731 (2003).
  • Stress field effects on the microstructure and properties of a-C:H thin films, A. Golanski, F. Piazza, J. Werckmann, G. Relihan, S. Schulze, Journal of Applied Physics, 92, 3662 (2002).
  • Influence of the process parameters on the properties of hydrogenated amorphous carbon thin films deposited using ECR plasma, F. Piazza, Y. Arnal, D. Grambole, F. Hermann, M. Kildermo, A. Lacoste, G. Relihan, A. Golanski, Thin Solid Films 383, 196 (2001).
  • Incorporation of hydrogen and oxygen into (t)aC:H thin films deposited using DECR plasma, F. Piazza, D. Grambole, F. Hermann, G. Relihan, M.F. Barthe, P. Desgardin, A. Golanski, MRS Proceedings 675, W10.3.1 (2001).
  • Nano-structured amorphous carbon film synthesized using DECR plasma, A. Golanski, D. Grambole, J. Hommet, F. Hermann, P. Kern, L. McDonnell, F. Piazza, J.P. Stoquert, MRS Proceeding 675, W12.2.1 (2001).
  • Optical properties of aC:H films deposited by ECR plasma using acetylene, F. Piazza, Y. Arnal, A. Lacoste, G. Relihan, M. Kildermo, D. Grambole, F. Hermann, A. Golanski, Vide-Paris, 295; SUPP/2, 376 (1999).

En libros

  • Nanociencias y nanotecnologías en la República Dominicana, F. Piazza, en Perspectivas sobre el desarrollo de las nanotecnologías en América Latina, Foladori, G; Záyago, E. & Invernizzi, N. (Coord.). (2012). México D.F: Miguel Ángel Porrúa / ReLANS.

En la Prensa Nacional Dominicana

  • Avanza en el país la investigación en nanociencia, F. Piazza, Listín Diario, Enero 17, 2016.


  • Carbon nanotubes conformally coated with diamond nanocrystals or silicon carbide, methods of making the same and methods of their use, F. Piazza, United States Patent 9,458,017.
  • Method for making an extreme ultraviolet microlithography transmission modulator and resulting modulator, French patent O/MD/BFF 00-0012.
  • ​ Sp3-bonded carbon materials, methods of manufacturing and uses thereof, Taiwan (I811364), Dominican Republic (P2020-023), U.E. (EP3802420), Japan (007757073) y China (201980047584); solicitudes pendientes en los EUA (15/734,126) y en Corea del Sur (10-2021-7000070).