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Work Module 5, Office 608, 6th floor.
Work Phone: +34 91 497 8627 Website: Google Scholar Website: Personal website

Biographical Info

  • 2003: Degree in Physics, University of Bari, Italy
  • 2004: Studentship at Centro Laser Research Centre, Bari, Italy
  • 2008: PhD in Chemistry, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 2008-2014: Postdoctoral positions, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • 2015: Postdoctoral position, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • 2015-2019: Principal Investigator (PI) of a project funded within the MINECO i+D+I program for young researchers (MAT2014-58982-JIN)
  • 2020: Tenure-Track Researcher within the VI-PPIT program at University of Seville (ref. VIPPIT-2018-II.5)
  • 2021: Assistant Professor at UAM

Honors and Awards

  • 2013: Named distinguished Referee 2012 by European Physics Letters.
  • 2019: I3 programme positive evaluation.

Research Interests

  • Molecular Electronics
  • Biomolecular Electronics
  • MOFs
  • Metallic interfaces.

Relevant/Recent Publications

1. “Single-molecule conductance of dibenzopentalenes: antiaromaticity and quantum interference”, Maximilian Schmidt, Daniel Wassy, Mathias Hermann, M Teresa González, Nicolás Agräit, Linda A Zotti, Birgit Esser, Edmund Leary, Chemical Communications (2021). [URL]

2. “Backbone charge transport in double-stranded DNA”, Roman Zhuravel, Haichao Huang, Georgia Polycarpou, Savvas Polydorides, Phani Motamarri, Liat Katrivas, Dvir Rotem, Joseph Sperling, Linda A Zotti, Alexander B Kotlyar, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Vikram Gavini, Spiros S Skourtis, Danny Porath, Nature Nanotechnology15 ,836–840(2020). [URL]

3. “Taming quantum interference in single molecule junctions: induction and resonance are key”, Linda A. Zotti and Edmund Leary, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 22,5638-5646 (2020). [URL]

4. “Mechanical Deformation and Electronic Structure of a Blue Copper Azurin in a Solid-State Junction”, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, María Ortega, JG Vilhena, Ismael Diéz-Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Rubén Pérez, Linda A Zotti, Biomolecules, 9,506 (2019) [URL]

5. “Can one define the conductance of amino acids?”, Linda A Zotti, Beatrice Bednarz, Juan Hurtado-Gallego, Damien Cabosart, Gabino Rubio-Bollinger, Nicolas Agrait, Herre SJ van der Zant, Biomolecules, 9,580 (2019). [URL]

6. “Peltier cooling in molecular junctions”, Longji Cui, Ruijiao Miao, Kun Wang, Dakotah Thompson, Linda Angela Zotti, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Edgar Meyhofer, Pramod Reddy, Nature nanotechnology, 13,122-127 (2018). [URL]

7.“Ab initio electronic structure calculations of entire blue copper azurins”, Carlos Romero-Muniz, María Ortega, JG Vilhena, I Díez-Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Rubén Pérez, Linda A Zotti, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20,30392-30402 (2018). [URL]

8. “Heat dissipation in atomic-scale junctions”, Woochul Lee, Kyeongtae Kim, Wonho Jeong, Linda Angela Zotti, Fabian Pauly, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Pramod Reddy, Nature, 498,209 (2013). [URL]

9. “Dipole-directed assembly of lines of 1, 5-dichloropentane on silicon substrates by displacement of surface charge”, KR Harikumar, Tingbin Lim, IAIN R McNAB, John C Polanyi, Linda Zotti, Serge Ayissi, Werner A Hofer, Nature Nanotechnology, 3,222-228 (2008). [URL]

10. Revealing the role of anchoring groups in the electrical conduction through single‐molecule junctions, Linda A Zotti, Thomas Kirchner, Juan‐Carlos Cuevas, Fabian Pauly, Thomas Huhn, Elke Scheer, Artur Erbe, Small, 6,1529-1535 (2010). [URL]

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