Laura Laguardia

Professional Preparation
M.S. in Chemistry, University of Bari, Italy
Scientific Background
• Plasma chemistry and plasma physics
• Analytical chemistry and analytical spectroscopy
• Surface materials characterization
Research Activity:
•Research of ammonia production in surface reactions in laboratory plasmas and fusion devices.
•Coordination of nitrogen seeding experiments performed in GyM linear devices.
•Coordination of ammonia catalytic cracking experiments by using a new class of catalysts and
determination of ammonia decomposition efficiency by analysis of the mass spectrometer and gas
chromatography measurements
•Mass spectrometry analysis at ASDEX Upgrade, JET, WEST, and TCV fusion devices.