Emanuel Axente

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Affiliation and official address:

Laser-Surface-Plasma Interactions Laboratory, Laser Department

National Institute for Lasers, Plasma, and Radiation Physics (INFLPR),

Institute of Atomic Physics

409 Atomistilor Street

P.O. Box MG-36 RO-77125,

Magurele, Bucharest V, Romania

Phone: (40)-(21) 457 44 91

Fax: (40)-(21) 457 42 43, 457 44 67

E-mail: emanuel.axente@inflpr.ro

URL:    http://lspi.inflpr.ro

Researcherid.com Profile URL:   http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-4812-2011

Date and place of birth: August 14, 1976; Babadag, Tulcea, Romania

Nationality: Romanian


  • 2010           PhD in Physics at University of Bucharest, Physics Faculty with “Summa cum laude” distinction, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ion N. MIHAILESCU; PhD thesis: “Laser – matter interactions in ns and fs  regimes: Applications to nanoparticles and thin films synthesis, surface microprocessing"
  • 2004           MSc Degree from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Department of Bioengineering and Biotechnology, graduation mean 9.75 (out of 10); MSc thesis: “Calcium phosphate thin films synthesized by Pulsed Laser Deposition. Physico-chemical characterization andin vitro cell response”, MSc project mean 10 (out of 10);
  • 2002           Graduated from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Materials Science and Engineering Faculty, graduation mean 9.55 (out of 10); diploma project: “Deposition and study of hydroxyapatite thin films prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, diploma project mean 10 (out of 10) – received “Excellence Diplomafor Outstanding Results


Foreign languages: English, French




Research Stages Abroad:

Institute of Physics, Prague, Czech Republic; Institute of Electronics and Institute of Solid State Physics, Sofia, Bulgaria; University of Salento, Lecce, Italy; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanism, Holon Institute of Technology and Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; University of Kassel and University of Ilmenau, Germany; Natural Sciences Center of Institute of General Physics “A. M. Prokhorov”, Moscow, Russia; Marmara University, Turkey; Cergy-Pontoise University, France.


Scientometric indicators:

Reviewer for International Journals:

Journal of Materials Chemistry (IF=6.626), Lab on a Chip (IF=5.748), Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (IF=4.198), CrystEngComm (IF=3.858), Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (IF=3.396), (Royal Society of Chemistry), Applied Surface Science (IF=2.538), Surface and Coatings Technology (IF=2.199), Thin Solid Films (IF=1.759) (Elsevier), Plasma Science & Technology (Institute of Physics Publishing).



Director of National Grants:

-          Human Resources - TE Grant 2015-2017: “Synthesis of compositional libraries thin films by combinatorial laser approach for screening of molecular-targeted agents in melanoma” - COLASMEL - PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-1790.


Participation in >40 International and National Projects as team member:


Contributions in Books:

1. “Biopolymer thin films synthesized by advanced pulsed laser techniques” in Recent Advances in Biopolymers, Farzana Parveen (Ed.), InTech ISBN 978-953-51-4613-1, 2016 - in Proofs.
      E. Axente, F. Sima, C. Ristoscu, N. Mihailescu, I. N. Mihailescu
2. “Soft laser light as tweezers for protected transfer of organic/biological objects” in “FIAT LUX – Let there be Light” proceeding book, Eugenio Fazio & Rafael Pascual (Eds.), Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, 2016. – in       Proofs. I. N. Mihailescu, C. Ristoscu, S. Grigorescu, E. Axente, G. Socol
3. “Strontium-Substituted Hydroxyapatite Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition” in “Functionalized Nanoscale Materials, Devices, & Systems”, Edited by A. Vaseashta, and I. N. Mihailescu, SPRINGER SCIENCE +               BUSINESS MEDIA B.V., p. 389-398, 2008;C. Capuccini, E. Boanini, A. Bigi, M. Gazzano, F. Sima, E. Axente, I. N. Mihailescu

Selected publications:

1. „Strontium and Zoledronate Hydroxyapatites Graded Composite Coatings for Bone Prostheses”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 448 (2015) 1–7
E. Boanini, P. Torricelli, F. Sima, E. Axente, M. Fini, I. N. Mihailescu,  A. Bigi
2. Combinatorial MAPLE obtained gradient thin film assemblies signalling to human osteoblasts”, Biofabrication 6, 035010 (9pp) (2014)
E. Axente*, F. Sima*, L.E. Sima, M. Erginer, M.S. Eroglu, N. Serban, C. Ristoscu, S.M. Petrescu, E. Toksoy Oner, I.N. Mihailescu (*Authors with equal contribution)
3. “Combinatorial Matrix-Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation: single-step synthesis of biopolymer compositional gradient thin film assemblies”, Appl Phys Lett 101, 233705 (2012)
F. Sima*, E. Axente*, L.E. Sima, U. Tuyel, M.S. Eroglu, N. Serban, C. Ristoscu, S.M. Petrescu, E. Toksoy Oner, I.N. Mihailescu (*Authors with equal contribution)
4. Combinatorial Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of a biodegradable polymer and fibronectin for protein immobilization and controlled release”, Appl Surf Sci 306, 75–79 (2014)
F. Sima, E. Axente, I. Iordache, C. Luculescu, O. Gallet, K. Anselme, I. N. Mihailescu
5. „Active protein and calcium hydroxyapatite bilayers grown by laser techniques for therapeutic applications”, J Biomed Mater Res Part A 101A, 2706–2711 (2013)
M.M. Motoc, E. Axente, C. Popescu, L.E. Sima, S.M. Petrescu, I.N. Mihailescu, E. Gyorgy
6. “Tailoring immobilization of immunoglobulin by excimer laser for biosensor applications”, J Biomed Mater Res Part A 96A 384–394 (2011)
F. Sima, E. Axente, C. Ristoscu, T.V. Kononenko, I.A. Nagovitsin, G. Chudinova, V.I. Konov, M. Socol, I. Enculescu, L.E. Sima, S.M. Petrescu, I.N. Mihailescu
7. “Fabrication of functional fibronectin patterns by nanosecond excimer Laser Direct Write for tissue engineering applications”, J Mater Sci: Mater Med 24, 1809–1821 (2013)
S. Grigorescu, M. Hindié, E. Axente, K. Anselme, J. Werckmann, I.N. Mihailescu, O. Gallet
8.“Hybrid dextran-iron oxide thin films deposited by laser techniques for biomedical applications”, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 32, 296-302 (2012)
D. Predoi, C. S. Ciobanu, M. Radu, M. Costache, A. Dinischiotu, C. Popescu, E. Axente, I. N. Mihailescu, E. Gyorgy
9. Accurate analysis of indium-zinc oxide thin films via laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy based on plasma modeling”, J Anal At Spectrom 29 (3), 553 – 564 (2014)
E. Axente, J. Hermann, G. Socol, L. Mercadier, S.A. Beldjilali, M. Cirisan, C. Luculescu, C. Ristoscu, I.N. Mihailescu, V. Craciun
10. Quantitative analysis of amorphous indium zinc oxide thin films synthesized by Combinatorial Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Appl Phys A  117, 229–236 (2014)
E. Axente, G. Socol, S.A. Beldjilali, L. Mercadier, C.R. Luculescu, L.M. Trinca, A.C. Galca, D. Pantelica, P. Ionescu, N. Becherescu,  J. Hermann, V. Craciun
11. „Probing electron-phonon coupling in metals via observations of ablation plumes produced by two delayed short laser pulses”, Appl Phys Lett 99, 081502 (2011)
E. Axente, I.N. Mihailescu, J. Hermann, T.E. Itina
12. Subpicosecond laser ablation of copper and fused silica: Initiation threshold and plasma expansion”, Appl Surf Sci 255, 9734–9737 (2009)
E. Axente, S. Noël, J. Hermann, M. Sentis, I.N. Mihailescu
13. “Correlation between plasma expansion and damage threshold by femtosecond laser ablation of fused silica”, J Phys D: Appl Phys 41, 105216 (2008)
E. Axente, S. Noël, J. Hermann, M. Sentis, I.N. Mihailescu
14. “Anatase phase TiO2 thin films obtained by pulsed laser deposition for gas sensing applications”, Appl Surf Sci 247, 1-4 429-433 (2005)
E. György, G. Socol, E. Axente, I.N. Mihailescu, C. Ducu, S. Ciuca
15. „Comparative investigation of solar cell thin film processing using nanosecond and femtosecond lasers” J Phys D: Appl Phys 39, 453–460 (2006)
J. Hermann, M. Benfarah, S. Bruneau, E. Axente, G. Coustillier, T. Itina, J-F. Guillemoles, P. Alloncle
16. “Selective Ablation of Thin Films with Short and Ultra-Short Laser Pulses”, Appl Surf Sci 252, 13 4814-4818 (2006)
J. Hermann, G. Coustillier, S. Bruneau, M. Sentis, M. Benfarah, J-F. Guillemoles, E. Axente
17. “Correlation between ablation efficiency and nanoparticle generation during short-pulse laser ablation of metals”, Laser Physics 18, 4 374–379 (2008)
J. Hermann, S. Noël, T.E. Itina, E. Axente, M.E. Povarnitsyn
18. “Ultra-fast laser ablation applied to deep-drilling of metals”, Appl Surf Sci 248, 1-4, 299-303 (2005)
S. Bruneau, J. Hermann, G. Dumitru, M. Sentis, E. Axente