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University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, Institut Néel
Scientist, Team MRS, Department PLUM
38000 Grenoble, France
since 10/2019

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
Chairperson of the Coherence Group at ESRF Grenoble, France
06/2015 – 09/2019

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
Beamline scientist, ID16A Nano-imaging beamline - X-ray NanoProbe group (XNP) Grenoble, France
02/2015 – 09/2019

Paul Scherrer Institute(PSI)
Postdoc, Coherent X-ray scattering group
Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Project : Development of Quantitative Ptychographic Region-of-Interest Tomography (PRofIT).
Supervisor : Dr. Andreas Menzel

Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)
Scientist, Imaging and Structural Biology Group
Campinas, SP, Brazil

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
Postdoc, X-ray imaging group
Grenoble, France
Project : Scientific collaboration and participation in the operation of the ID19 beam line ; Participation in microtomography
Supervisors : Dr. José Baruchel (ESRF) and Dr. Jean Doucet (Novitom)

Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)
Postdoc, X-ray scattering group
Campinas, SP, Brazil
Project : Study of macromolecular complexes in solution by Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS).
Supervisors : Dr José Roque et Dr. Kleber Franchini.

Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
Doctoral research, X-ray scattering group
Campinas, SP, Brazil
Project : Study of partially unstructured biological macromolecules by Small Angle X-ray scattering (SAXS).
Supervisor : Dr. Iris Torriani.

Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
Master research, X-ray scattering group
Campinas, SP, Brazil
Project : Study of conformational changes of macromolecules in solutions by Small Angle X-ray scattering (SAXS).
Supervisor : Dr. Iris Torriani.

Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
Undergraduate research, X-ray scattering group
Campinas, SP, Brazil
Project : Study of polymorphic transformations of natural fats by simultaneous SAXS, WAXS and differential scanning
calorimetry (DSC).
Supervisor : Dr. Iris Torriani.

Journal articles34 documents

  • Thomas Beuvier, Yuriy Chushkin, Federico Zontone, Alain Gibaud, Oxana Cherkas, et al.. Self-transformation of solid CaCO3 microspheres into core-shell and hollow hierarchical structures revealed by coherent X-ray diffraction imaging. International Union of Crystallography journal, International Union of Crystallography 2022, 9 (5), pp.580-593. ⟨10.1107/s2052252522006108⟩. ⟨hal-03751616⟩
  • Cassandre Miralaei, Sylvie Le Floch, Regis Debord, Hung Nguyen, Julio da Silva, et al.. Effect of extreme mechanical densification on the electrical properties of carbon nanotube micro-yarns. Nanotechnology, Institute of Physics, 2022, 33 (27), pp.275708. ⟨10.1088/1361-6528/ac6039⟩. ⟨hal-03654908⟩
  • J Neubauer, T Sowoidnich, L Valentini, C Schulbert, C Naber, et al.. Evolution of the particle size distribution of tricalcium silicate during hydration by synchrotron X-ray nano-tomography. Cement and Concrete Research, 2022, 156, pp.106769. ⟨10.1016/j.cemconres.2022.106769⟩. ⟨hal-03751622⟩
  • F Monaco, M Hubert, Julio Cesar da Silva, V Favre-Nicolin, D Montinaro, et al.. A comparison between holographic and near-field ptychographic X-ray tomography for solid oxide cell materials. Materials Characterization, Elsevier, 2022, 187, pp.111834. ⟨10.1016/j.matchar.2022.111834⟩. ⟨hal-03751628⟩
  • Johannes Ihli, Leonid Bloch, Sebastian Boecklein, Przemyslaw Rzepka, Manfred Burghammer, et al.. Evolution of Heterogeneity in Industrial Selective Oxidation Catalyst Pellets. ACS Catalysis, American Chemical Society, 2021, 11 (13), pp.8274 - 8283. ⟨10.1021/acscatal.1c01744⟩. ⟨hal-03349281⟩
  • David M Paganin, Vincent Favre-Nicolin, Alessandro Mirone, Alexander Rack, Julie Villanova, et al.. Boosting spatial resolution by incorporating periodic boundary conditions into single-distance hard-x-ray phase retrieval. Journal of Optics, Institute of Physics (IOP), 2020, 22 (11), pp.115607. ⟨10.1088/2040-8986/abbab9⟩. ⟨hal-02961416⟩
  • Johannes Ihli, Leonid Bloch, Frank Krumeich, Klaus Wakonig, Mirko Holler, et al.. Hierarchical Structure of NiMo Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts Determined by Ptychographic X-ray Computed Tomography. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2020, 59 (39), pp.17266-17271. ⟨10.1002/anie.202008030⟩. ⟨hal-02900805⟩
  • Bjorn de Samber, Tom Vanden Berghe, Eline Meul, Stephen Bauters, Martin Seyrich, et al.. Nanoscopic X-ray imaging and quantification of the iron cellular architecture within single fibroblasts of Friedreich's ataxia patients. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, International Union of Crystallography, 2020, 27, pp.185 - 198. ⟨10.1107/S1600577519015510⟩. ⟨hal-02879711⟩
  • Joachim Gussone, Katrin Bugelnig, Pere Barriobero-Vila, Julio Cesar da Silva, Ulrike Hecht, et al.. Ultrafine eutectic Ti-Fe-based alloys processed by additive manufacturing – A new candidate for high temperature applications. Applied Materials Today, Elsevier, 2020, 20, pp.100767. ⟨10.1016/j.apmt.2020.100767⟩. ⟨hal-02910772⟩
  • G. Requena, K. Bugelnig, F. Sket, S. Milenkovic, G. Rödler, et al.. Ultrafine Fe-Fe2Ti eutectics by directed energy deposition: Insights into microstructure formation based on experimental techniques and phase field modelling. Additive Manufacturing, Elsevier, 2020, 33, pp.101133. ⟨10.1016/j.addma.2020.101133⟩. ⟨hal-02568011⟩
  • Manuel Sanchez del Rio, Rafael Celestre, Mark Glass, Giovanni Pirro, Juan Reyes Herrera, et al.. A hierarchical approach for modeling X-ray beamlines: application to a coherent beamline. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, International Union of Crystallography, 2019, 26, pp.1887 - 1901. ⟨10.1107/S160057751901213X⟩. ⟨hal-02879728⟩
  • G Requena, Pere Barriobero-Vila, Katrin Bugelnig, Jan Haubrich, Joachim Gussone, et al.. High Resolution 3D and 4D Characterization of Microstructure Formation in Novel Ti Alloys for Additive Manufacturing. Microscopy and Microanalysis, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019, 25, pp.384 - 385. ⟨10.1017/s1431927619002654⟩. ⟨hal-03428949⟩
  • Y. Yang, F. Fus, A. Pacureanu, Julio Cesar da Silva, W. de Nolf, et al.. Three-dimensional correlative imaging of a malaria-infected cell with a hard X-ray nanoprobe. Analytical Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2019, 91 (10), pp.6549-6554. ⟨10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05957⟩. ⟨hal-02900772⟩
  • Stéphane Moreau, Alexandra Fraczkiewicz, David Bouchu, Pierre Bleuet, Peter Cloetens, et al.. Correlation Between Electromigration-Related Void Volumes and Time-to-Failure by High Resolution X-Ray Tomography and Modeling. IEEE Electron Device Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019, 40 (11), pp.1808-1811. ⟨10.1109/LED.2019.2945089⟩. ⟨hal-02879698⟩
  • Florin Fus, Yang Yang, Shirley Lee, Siden Top, Marie Carrière, et al.. Intracellular localization of an osmocenyl-tamoxifen derivative in breast cancer cells revealed by synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence nanoimaging. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2019, 58 (11), pp.3461-3465. ⟨10.1002/anie.201812336⟩. ⟨hal-02010121⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Cyril Guilloud, Olivier Hignette, Christophe Jarnias, Cyril Ponchut, et al.. Overcoming the challenges of high-energy X-ray ptychography. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, International Union of Crystallography, 2019, 26 (5), pp.1751-1762. ⟨10.1107/S1600577519006301⟩. ⟨hal-02612387⟩
  • Florin Fus, Yang Yang, Hui Zhi Shirley Lee, Siden Top, Marie Carrière, et al.. Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Fluorescence Nanoimaging Reveal the Intracellular Localization of Potent Anticancer Drug Osmocenyl-Tamoxifen Derivative. Microscopy and Microanalysis, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 24 (S2), pp.350-351. ⟨10.1017/S1431927618014034⟩. ⟨hal-02495614⟩
  • F Villar, L Andre, R Baker, S Bohic, Julio Cesar da Silva, et al.. Nanopositioning for the ESRF ID16A Nano-Imaging Beamline. Synchrotron Radiation News, Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2018, 31, pp.9 - 14. ⟨10.1080/08940886.2018.1506234⟩. ⟨hal-03751648⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Alexandra Pacureanu, Yang Yang, Sylvain Bohic, Christian Morawe, et al.. Efficient concentration of high-energy x-rays for diffraction-limited imaging resolution. Optica, Optical Society of America - OSA Publishing, 2017, 4 (5), pp.492-495. ⟨10.1364/OPTICA.4.000492⟩. ⟨hal-01691891⟩
  • J Ihli, R R Jacob, M Holler, M Guizar-Sicairos, A Diaz, et al.. A three-dimensional view of structural changes caused by deactivation of fluid catalytic cracking catalysts. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 8, ⟨10.1038/s41467-017-00789-w⟩. ⟨hal-03751687⟩
  • Ana Cuesta, Angeles G de la Torre, Isabel Santacruz, Pavel Trtik, Julio Cesar da Silva, et al.. Chemistry and Mass Density of Aluminum Hydroxide Gel in Eco-Cements by Ptychographic X-ray Computed Tomography. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2017, 121, pp.3044 - 3054. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10048⟩. ⟨hal-03751674⟩
  • Pere Barriobero-Vila, Joachim Gussone, Jan Haubrich, Stefanie Sandloebes, Julio Cesar da Silva, et al.. Inducing Stable alpha plus beta Microstructures during Selective Laser Melting of Ti-6Al-4V Using Intensified Intrinsic Heat Treatments. Materials, MDPI, 2017, 10 (3), 14 p. ⟨10.3390/ma10030268⟩. ⟨hal-01691875⟩
  • René Tannert, Marina Schwan, Ameya Rege, Mario Eggeler, Julio Cesar da Silva, et al.. The three-dimensional structure of flexible resorcinol-formaldehyde aerogels investigated by means of holotomography. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, Springer Verlag, 2017, 84, pp.391 - 399. ⟨10.1007/s10971-017-4363-6⟩. ⟨hal-03751678⟩
  • M Hubert, J Laurencin, P Cloetens, Julio Cesar da Silva, F Lefebvre-Joud, et al.. Role of microstructure on electrode operating mechanisms for mixed ionic electronic conductors: From synchrotron-based 3D reconstruction to electrochemical modeling. Solid State Ionics, Elsevier, 2016, 294, pp.90 - 107. ⟨10.1016/j.ssi.2016.07.001⟩. ⟨hal-03751668⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Pavel Trtik, Ana Diaz, Mirko Holler, Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, et al.. Mass Density and Water Content of Saturated Never-Dried Calcium Silicate Hydrates. Langmuir, American Chemical Society, 2015, 31 (13), pp.3779-3783. ⟨10.1021/la504478j⟩. ⟨hal-02612410⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Andreas Menzel. Elementary signals in ptychography. Optics Express, Optical Society of America - OSA Publishing, 2015, 23 (26), pp.33812-33821. ⟨10.1364/OE.23.033812⟩. ⟨hal-02612423⟩
  • Julio da Silva, Kevin Mader, Mirko Holler, David Haberthür, Ana Diaz, et al.. Assessment of the 3 D Pore Structure and Individual Components of Preshaped Catalyst Bodies by X-Ray Imaging. ChemCatChem, Wiley, 2015, 7 (3), pp.413-416. ⟨10.1002/cctc.201402925⟩. ⟨hal-02315490⟩
  • Marcos Rodrigo Alborghetti, Ariane da Silva Furlan, Júlio César da Silva, Maurício Luís Sforça, Rodrigo Vargas Honorato, et al.. Structural Analysis of Intermolecular Interactions in the Kinesin Adaptor Complex Fasciculation and Elongation Protein Zeta 1/ Short Coiled-Coil Protein (FEZ1/SCOCO). PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2013, 8 (10), pp.e76602. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0076602⟩. ⟨hal-03751702⟩
  • Claire Gendre, Muriel Genty, Julio Cesar Da Silva, Ali Tfayli, Mathieu Boiret, et al.. Comprehensive study of dynamic curing effect on tablet coating structure. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Elsevier, 2012, 81 (3), p. 657-665. ⟨10.1016/j.ejpb.2012.04.006⟩. ⟨hal-01631586⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Julio Borges, Douglas Cyr, Carlos H.I. Ramos, Iris Torriani. Central domain deletions affect the SAXS solution structure and function of Yeast Hsp40 proteins Sis1 and Ydj1. BMC Structural Biology, BioMed Central, 2011, 11 (1), pp.40. ⟨10.1186/1472-6807-11-40⟩. ⟨hal-03751703⟩
  • Kaliandra Gonçalves, Julio Borges, Julio Cesar Da Silva, Priscila Papa, Gustavo Bressan, et al.. Solution structure of the human signaling protein RACK1. BMC Structural Biology, BioMed Central, 2010, 10 (1), pp.15. ⟨10.1186/1472-6807-10-15⟩. ⟨hal-03751735⟩
  • Gabriela Vaz Meirelles, Daniel Carlos Ferreira Lanza, Julio Cesar da Silva, Jéssica Santana Bernachi, Adriana Franco Paes Leme, et al.. Characterization of hNek6 Interactome Reveals an Important Role for Its Short N-Terminal Domain and Colocalization with Proteins at the Centrosome. Journal of Proteome Research, American Chemical Society, 2010, 9 (12), pp.6298 - 6316. ⟨10.1021/pr100562w⟩. ⟨hal-03751739⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Tomás S Plivelic, Maria L Herrera, Nirse Ruscheinsky, Theo G Kieckbusch, et al.. Polymorphic Phases of Natural Fat from Cupuassu (Theobroma grandiflorum) Beans: A WAXS/SAXS/DSC Study. Crystal Growth & Design, American Chemical Society, 2009, 9, pp.5155 - 5163. ⟨10.1021/cg901081j⟩. ⟨hal-03751704⟩
  • Daniel M Trindade, Julio Cesar da Silva, Margareth S Navarro, Iris Cl Torriani, Jörg Kobarg. Low-resolution structural studies of human Stanniocalcin-1. BMC Structural Biology, BioMed Central, 2009, 9, pp.57. ⟨10.1186/1472-6807-9-57⟩. ⟨hal-03751719⟩

Conference papers5 documents

  • Shiva Shirani, Ana Cuesta, Angeles G de La Torre, Julio Cesar da Silva, Dmitry Karpov, et al.. Quantitative analysis of cementitious materials by X-ray ptychographic nanotomography. IUCr General Assembly, Aug 2021, Prague, Czech Republic. ⟨hal-03428959⟩
  • A. Kulow, Samy Ould-Chikh, M. Redhouane Boudjehem, Jean-Louis F Hazemann, T Shoinkhorova, et al.. Spectral X-ray ptychography for the investigation of technical catalysts. IUCr General Assembly XXV, Aug 2021, Prague, Czech Republic. ⟨hal-03751757⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Nils Blanc, Olivier Proux, Isabelle Kieffer, Nathalie Boudet, et al.. Caractérisation de la microstructure des matériaux minéralogiques hétérogènes à la nano-échèlle par imagerie ptychographique aux rayons-X cohérents. 27e édition de la Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, SGF, CNRS, Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon ou l’étude de la Terre, des planètes et de l’environnement, Nov 2021, Lyon, France. ⟨hal-03587774⟩
  • Julio Cesar da Silva, Alexandra Pacureanu, Yang Yang, Florin Fus, Maxime Hubert, et al.. High-energy cryo x-ray nano-imaging at the ID16A beamline of ESRF. SPIE Optics and Photonics, Aug 2017, San Diego, CA, United States. pp.103890F, ⟨10.1117/12.2275739⟩. ⟨hal-03751749⟩
  • P. Cloetens, A. Pacureanu, Y. Yang, J.C. da Silva, S. Bohic, et al.. Biomedical applications of X-ray nano-imaging. Medical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation MASR 2015, Oct 2015, Villard de Lans, France. ⟨hal-01286616⟩