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Pedro Francisco Aramendía
Laboratory or research group: Photochemistry.
Tel: 5411 4576-3378/89 ext. 222 - Fax: 5411 4576-3341
E-mail: pedro@qi.fcen.uba.ar
Website: www.qi.fcen.uba.ar/personales/aramendia.htm

Studies in Chemistry: MSc in Chemistry (Licenciado), University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1979.
PhD in Chemistry, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983.
Postdoc: Max-Planck Institute für Strahlenchemie (Mülheim/Ruhr), Germany, 1985-1987.
Teaching Positions: Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires (since 1990).
Position at CONICET: Principal Investigator.
Topics of interest: Photochemistry, fluorescence spectroscopy and kinetics, polymers, liquid crystals.
Awards and Recognitions:
1994 Grammaticakis Neumann Prize in Photochemistry.
2003 Visiting Scientist. Forschingszentrum Jülich, Germany.
2006 Visiting Scientist Max-Planck-Institut Biophysikalischechemie, Germany.
2010 Department of Physics. Technical University of Chemnitz. Germany.

• "Freezing Single Molecule Dynamics on Interfaces and in Polymers" S. Krause, P. F. Aramendia, D. Täuber, C. von Borczyskowski. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 13 (2011) 1754-1761.
• Single photon fluorescent microlithography for live-cell imaging D. Kunik, P. F. Aramendía, O. E. Martínez.
Microscopy Research and Technique. 73 (2010) 20-26.
• “Photophysics and photochemistry of an asymmetrically substituted diazene: a suitable cage effect probe”. P.A. Hoijemberg, J. Zerbs, C. Reichardt, D. Schwarzer, C.A. Chesta, J. Schroeder, P. F. Aramendía. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 113 (2009) 5531-5539.
• “Cage effect in supercritical fluids and compressed gases in the photolysis of an asymmetrically substituted diazene”. P.A. Hoijemberg, J. Zerbs, M. L. Japas, C.A. Chesta, J. Schroeder, P.F. Aramendía. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 113 (2009) 5289-5295.
• “10000 times volume reduction for fluorescence correlation spectroscopy using nano-antennas”. L.C. Estrada, P.F. Aramendía, O.E. Martínez. Optics Express. 16 (2008) 20597-20602.

• “Temperature dependence of fluorescence and photoisomerization in symmetric carbocyanines. Influence of
medium viscosity and molecular structure”. P.F. Aramendía, R.M. Negri, E. San Román. Journal of Physical Chemistry 98 (1994) 3165-3173. 90 citations.
• “A novel kinetic model in amorphous polymers. Spiropyran-merocyanine system revisited”. M. Levitus, M.
Talhavini, R.M. Negri, T.D. Zambon Atvars, P.F. Aramendía. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 101 (1997) 7680-7686.
• “Photoisomerization of azobenzenes and spirocompounds in nematic and in twisted nematic liquid crystals”. M.L. Bossi, D.H. Murgida, P.F. Aramendía. Journal of Physical Chemistry. B. 110 (2006) 13804-13811.