R.Weigel, C. Mahnke, M. Baumgartner, M. Krämer, P. Spichtinger, N. Spelten, A. Afchine, C. Rolf, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, H. Tost, and S. Borrmann: “In situ observation of new particle formation (NPF) in the tropical tropopause layer of the 2017 Asian monsoon anticyclone – Part 2: NPF inside ice clouds”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 13455–13481 (2021), doi: 10.5194/acp-21-13455-2021

L. Palchetti, M. Barucci, C. Belotti, G. Bianchini, B. Cluzet, F. D’Amato, S. Del Bianco, G. Di Natale, M. Gai, D. Khordakova, A. Montori, H. Oetjen, M. Rettinger, C. Rolf, D. Schuettemeyer, R. Sussmann, S. Viciani, H. Vogelmann, and F.G. Wienhold: “Observations of the downwelling far-infrared atmospheric emission at the Zugspitze observatory”, Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-13-4303-2021

C. Mahnke, R. Weigel, F. Cairo, J.-P. Vernier, A. Afchine, M. Krämer, V. Mitev, R. Matthey, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, F. Ploeger, T. Deshler, and S. Borrmann: “The ATAL within the 2017 Asian Monsoon Anticyclone: Microphysical aerosol properties derived from aircraft-borne in situ measurements”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2020-1241, 2021

R. Weigel, C. Mahnke, M. Baumgartner, M. Krämer, P. Spichtinger, N. Spelten, A. Afchine, C. Rolf, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, H. Tost, and S. Borrmann: “New particle formation inside ice clouds: In-situ observations in the tropical tropopause layer of the 2017 Asian Monsoon Anticyclone”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2020-1285, 2021



F. D’Amato, S. Viciani, A. Montori, M. Barucci, C. Morreale, S. Bertagna, G. Migliavacca: “Spectroscopic techniques versus Pitot tube for the measurement of flow velocity in narrow ducts”, Sensors 20, 7349 (2020) doi: 10.3390/s20247349

R. Weigel, C. Mahnke, M. Baumgartner, A. Dragoneas, B. Vogel, F. Ploeger, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, S. Bucci, B. Legras, B. Luo, and S. Borrmann: “In-Situ observation of New Particle Formation in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere of the Asian Monsoon Anticyclone”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2020-1158, 2020

S. Bucci, B. Legras, P. Sellitto, F. D’Amato, S. Viciani, A. Montori, A. Chiarugi, F. Ravegnani, A. Ulanovsky, F. Cairo, and F. Stroh: “Deep convective influence on the UTLS composition in the Asian Monsoon Anticyclone region: 2017 StratoClim campaign results”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20, 12193-12210 (2020), doi: 10.5194/acp-20-12193-2020

F. D’Amato, S. Viciani, A. Montori, A. Lapini, I. Fraboulet, J. Poulleau: “Optical Detection of Ammonia Inside a Stack: Comparison of Different Techniques”, Measurement 159, 107746 (2020), doi: 10.1016/j.measurement.2020.107746

S. Borri, M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, P. De Natale: “Unveiling quantum-limited operation of interband cascade lasers”, APL Photonics 5, 036101 (2020), doi: 10.1063/1.5139483

Y. Feng, G. Toci, A. Pirri, B. Patrizi, Z. Hu, J. Wei, H. Pan, X. Zhang, X. Li, S. Su, M. Vannini, J. Li: “Fabrication, microstructure and optical properties of Yb: Y3ScAl4O12 transparent ceramics with different doping levels”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103, 224–234, 2020, doi:10.1111/jace.16691


G. Cristoforetti, L. Antonelli, D. Mancelli, S. Atzeni, F. Baffigi, F. Barbato, D. Batani, G. Boutoux, F. D’Amato, J. Dostal, R. Dudzak, E. Filippov, Y. J. Gu, L. Juha, O. Klimo, M. Krus, S. Malko, A.S. Martynenko, Ph. Nicolai, V. Ospina, S. Pikuz, O. Renner, J. Santos, V. T. Tikhonchuk, J. Trela, S. Viciani, L. Volpe, S. Weber, and L.A. Gizzi: “Time evolution of stimulated Raman scattering and two-plasmon decay at laser intensities relevant for shock ignition in a hot plasma”, High Power Laser Science and Engineering 7, e51 (2019), doi:10.1017/hpl.2019.37

L. Antonelli, J. Trela, F. Barbato, G. Boutoux, Ph. Nicolaï, D. Batani, V. Tikhonchuk, D. Mancelli, A. Tentori, S. Atzeni, A. Schiavi, F. Baffigi, G. Cristoforetti, S. Viciani, L. A. Gizzi, M. Smid, O. Renne, J. Dostal, R. Dudzak, L. Juha, and M. Krus: “Laser-driven strong shocks with infrared lasers at intensity of 1016 W/cm2 “, Phys. Plasmas 26, 112708 (2019); doi:10.1063/1.5119697

B. Patrizi, M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani and F. D’Amato: “Dioxin and Related Compound Detection: Perspectives for Optical Monitoring”, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20, 2671 (20 pp) (2019), doi:10.3390/ijms20112671

D. Batani, L. Antonelli, F. Barbato, G. Boutoux, A. Colaïtis, J.-L. Feugeas, G. Folpini, D. Mancelli, Ph. Nicolai, J. Santos, J. Trela, V. Tikhonchuk, J. Badziak, T. Chodukowski, K. Jakubowska, Z. Kalinowska, T. Pisarczyk, M. Rosinski, M. Sawicka, F. Baffigi, G. Cristoforetti, F. D’Amato, P. Koester, L.A. Gizzi, S. Viciani, S. Atzeni, A. Schiavi, M. Skoric, S. Gus’kov, J. Honrubia, J. Limpouch, O. Klimo, J. Skala, Y.J. Gu, E. Krousky, O. Renner, M. Smid, S. Weber, R. Dudzak, M. Krus and J. Ullschmied: “Progress in understanding the role of hot electrons for the shock ignition approach to inertial confinement fusion”, Nucl. Fusion 59, 032012 (14pp) (2019), doi:10.1088/1741-4326/aaf0ed

A. Pirri, G. Toci, J. Li, Y. Feng, T. Xie, Z. Yang, B. Patrizi, M. Vannini: “Spectroscopic characterization and laser test of a 10at.% Yb: Y3Sc1. 5Al3. 5O12 ceramic sample”, Advanced Materials Letters 10, 45-48, 2019, doi:10.5185/amlett.2019.2145

B. Patrizi, A. Iagatti, L. Abbondanza, L. Bussotti, S. Zanardi, M. Salvalaggio, R. Fusco, P. Foggi: “Ultrafast Intramolecular and Solvation Dynamics in 4,7-Bis (4,5-dibutylbenzo[1,2-b:4,3-b′]bisthiophene[1,2-b:4,3-b′]bisthiophen-2-yl)-2,1,3-benzothiadiazole”, J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 5840-5852, 2019, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11191

Z. Liu, G. Toci, A. Pirri, B. Patrizi, J. Li, Z. Hu, J. Wei, H. Pan, T. Xie, M. Vannini, J. Li: “Fabrication and laser operation of Yb: Lu2O3 transparent ceramics from co-precipitated nano-powders”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 102, 7491–7499, 2019, doi:10.1111/jace.16674 

G. Toci, Z. Mazzotta, L. Labate, F. Mathieu, M. Vannini, B. Patrizi, L.A. Gizzi: “Conceptual design of a laser driver for a plasma accelerator user facility”, Instruments 3, 40, 2019

Y. Feng, G. Toci, B. Patrizi, A. Pirri, Z. Hu, X. Chen, J. Wei, H. Pan, X. Li, X. Z., S. Su, M. Vannini, J. Li: “Fabrication, microstructure and optical properties of Tm: Y3ScAl4O12 laser ceramics”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2019

G. Toci, J. Hostaša, B. Patrizi, V. Biasini, A. Pirri, A. Piancastelli, M. Vannini: “Fabrication and Laser Performances of Yb: Sc2O3 Transparent Ceramics from Different Combination of Vacuum Sintering and Hot Isostatic Pressing Conditions”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2019

N. Khaidukov, M. Brekhovskikh, G. Toci, B. Patrizi, M. Vannini, A. Pirri, V. Makhov: “Time-and temperature-resolved luminescence spectroscopy of LiAl4O6F: Mn red phosphors”, Journal of Luminescence  216, 116754, 2019

Y. Feng, G. Toci, A. Pirri, B. Patrizi, X. Chen, J. Wei, H. Pan, X. Zhang, X. Li, M. Vannini, J. Li: “Influences of the Sc3+ content on the microstructure and optical properties of 10 at.% Yb: Y3ScxAl5-xO12 laser ceramics”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 815,  2019



S. Viciani, A. Montori, A. Chiarugi and F D’Amato: “A Portable Quantum Cascade Laser Spectrometer for Atmospheric Measurements of Carbon Monoxide”, Sensors 18, 2380 (2018), doi:10.3390/s18072380

M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Borri, G. Insero, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, I. Lopez Garcia, G. Santambrogio, D. D’Ambrosio, A. Savchenkov, D. Eliyahu, V. Ilchenko, A. Matsko, L. Maleki, and P. De Natale: “Whispering gallery mode resonators for mid-IR quantum and interband cascade laser analysis and control”, Proceedings of SPIE, Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XX, Alexis V. Kudryashov, Alan H. Paxton, Vladimir S. Ilchenko Editors, Vol. 10518, 105180P (2018), doi: 10.1117/12.2288708

A. Chiarugi, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, M. Burton: “Diode laser based gas analyzer for the simultaneous measurement of CO2 and HF in volcanic plumes”, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 11, 329-339 (2018), doi:10.5194/amt-11-329-2018

A. Pirri, G. Toci, J. Li, Y. Feng, T. Xie, Z. Yang, B. Patrizi, M. Vannini: “A Comprehensive Characterization of a 10 at.% Yb: YSAG Laser Ceramic Sample”, Materials 11, 837, 2018

G. Toci, A. Pirri, B. Patrizi, R. N. Maksimov, V. V. Osipov, V. A. Shitov, A. S. Yurovskikh, M. Vannini: “High efficiency emission of a laser based on Yb-doped (Lu, Y) 2O3 ceramic”, Opt. Mater. 83, 182-186, 2018

F.M. Boubeta, L. Boechi, D. Estrin, B. Patrizi, M. Di Donato, A. Iagatti: “Cold-Adaptation Signatures in the Ligand Rebinding Kinetics to the Truncated Hemoglobin of the Antarctic Bacterium Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis TAC125”, J. Phys. Chem B 122, 11649-11661, 2018

B. Patrizi, M. Siciliani de Cumis: “TCDD Toxicity Mediated by Epigenetic Mechanisms”, Int. Journal of Molecular Sciences 19, 4101, 2018


U. Schumann, C. Kiemle, H. Schlager, R. Weigel, S. Borrmann, F. D’Amato, M. Krämer, R. Matthey, A. Protat, C. Voigt, and M. Volk: “Long-lived contrails and convective cirrus abov   e the tropical tropopause”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 2311–2346 (2017), doi:10.5194/acp-17-2311-2017

E. Kerstel, F. D’Amato, A. Fried: “Field laser applications in industry and research”, Appl. Phys. B 123, 250  (2017), doi:10.1007/s00340-017-6827-3

A. Iagatti, B. Patrizi, A. Basagni, A. Marcelli, A. Alessi, S. Zanardi, R. Fusco, M. Salvalaggio, L. Bussotti, P. Foggi: “Photophysical properties and excited state dynamics of 4,7-dithien-2-yl-2,1,3-benzothiadiazole”, Phys. Chem Chem. Phys. 19, 13604 – 13613, 2017

P.A. Walker, P.D. Alesini, A.S. Alexandrova, M.P. Anania, N.E. Andreev, I. Andriyash, A. Aschikhin, R.W. Assmann, T. Audet, A. Bacci, I.F. Barna, A. Beaton, A. Beck, A. Beluze, A. Bernhard, S. Bielawski, F.G. Bisesto, J. Boedewadt, F. Brandi, O. Bringer, R. Brinkmann, E. Bründermann, M. Büscher, M. Bussmann, G.C. Bussolino, A. Chance, J.C. Chanteloup, M. Chen, E. Chiadroni, A. Cianchi, J. Clarke, J. Cole, M.E. Couprie, M. Croia, B. Cros, J. Dale, G. Dattoli, N. Delerue, O. Delferriere, P. Delinikolas, J. Dias, U. Dorda, K. Ertel, A. Ferran Pousa, M. Ferrario, F. Filippi, J. Fils, R. Fiorito, R.A. Fonseca, M. Galimberti, A. Gallo, D. Garzella, P. Gastinel, D. Giove, A. Giribono, L.A. Gizzi, F.J. Grüner, A.F. Habib, L.C. Haefner, T. Heinemann, B. Hidding, B.J. Holzer, S.M. Hooker, T. Hosokai, A. Irman, D.A. Jaroszynski, S. Jaster-Merz, C. Joshi, M.C. Kaluza, M. Kando, O.S. Karger, S. Karsch, E. Khazanov, D. Khikhlukha, A. Knetsch, D. Kocon, P. Koester, O. Kononenko, G. Korn, I. Kostyukov, L. Labate, C. Lechner, W.P. Leemans, A. Lehrach, F.Y. Li, X. Li, V. Libov, A Lifschitz, V Litvinenko, W Lu, AR Maier, V Malka, GG Manahan, SPD Mangles, B Marchetti, A Marocchino, A Martinez De La Ossa, JL Martins, F Massimo, F. Mathieu, G. Maynard, T.J. Mehrling, A.Y. Molodozhentsev, A. Mosnier, A. Mostacci, A.S. Mueller, Z. Najmudin, P.A.P. Nghiem, F. Nguyen, P. Niknejadi, J. Osterhoff, D. Papadopoulos, B. Patrizi, R. Pattathil, V. Petrillo, M.A. Pocsai, K. Poder, R. Pompili, L. Pribyl, D. Pugacheva, S. Romeo, A.R. Rossi, E. Roussel, A.A. Sahai, P. Scherkl, U. Schramm, C.B. Schroeder, J. Schwindling, J. Scifo, L. Serafini, Z.M. Sheng, L.O. Silva, T. Silva, C. Simon, U. Sinha, A. Specka, M.J.V. Streeter, E.N. Svystun, D. Symes, C. Szwaj, G. Tauscher, A.G.R. Thomas, N. Thompson, G. Toci, P. Tomassini, C. Vaccarezza, M. Vannini, J.M. Vieira, F. Villa, C.G. Wahlström: “Horizon 2020 EuPRAXIA design study”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series  874,  012029 , 2017


VV Osipov, RN Maksimov, VA Shitov, KE Lukyashin, G Toci, M Vannini, M Ciofini, A Lapucci: Fabrication, optical properties and laser outputs of Nd: YAG ceramics based on laser ablated and pre-calcined powders, Opt. Mater. , in press (Available online 17 June 2016), doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2016.06.021

R. Briguglio, R. Biasi, D. Gallieni, C. Vettore, F. D’Amato, M. Xompero, C. Arcidiacono, F. Lisi, A. Riccardi, C. Patauner, P. Lazzarini, M. Tintori, F. Duò, M. Pucci, A. Zuccaro Marchi, L. Maresi: “Laboratory demonstration of a primary active mirror for space with the LATT: large aperture telescope technology”, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99046C (July 29, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2231726

R. Briguglio, C. Arcidiacono, M. Xompero, F. Lisi, A. Riccardi, R. Biasi, C. Patauner, D. Gallieni, P. Lazzarini, M. Tintori, F. D’Amato, M. Pucci, F. Duò, C. Vettore, A. Zuccaro Marchi: ” The LATT way towards large active primaries for space telescopes”, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99041B (July 29, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2231712

G. Toci, A. Pirri, J. Li, T. Xie, Y. Pan, V. Babin, A. Beitlerova, M. Nikl, and M. Vannini, First laser emission of Yb0.15:(Lu0.5Y0.5)3Al5O12 ceramics Opt. Express 24, 9611-9616 (2016)

G. Toci; A. Lapucci; M. Ciofini; L. Esposito; J. Hostaša; L. A. Gizzi; L. Labate; P. Ferrara; A. Pirri; M. Vannini: Laser and optical properties of Yb:YAG ceramics with layered doping distribution: design, characterization and evaluation of different production processes,  Proc. SPIE 9726, Solid State Lasers XXV: Technology and Devices, 97261P (March 16, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2211344

J. Hostaša; L. Esposito; V. Biasini; A. Piancastelli; M. Vannini; G. Toci: Layered Yb:YAG ceramics produced by two different methods: processing, characterization and comparison. Proc. SPIE 9726, Solid State Lasers XXV: Technology and Devices, 97261M (March 16, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2209339

S. Viciani, S. Gherardini, M. Lima, M. Bellini and F. Caruso: “Disorder and dephasing as control knobs for light transport in optical fiber cavity networks”, Scientific Reports 6, 37791 – 1-11 (2016)

G. Toci, A. Pirri, J. Li, T. Xie, Y. Pan, M. Nikl, V. Babin, A. Beitlerová, M. Vannini: “First laser operation and spectroscopic characterization of mixed garnet Yb:LuYAG ceramics”, Proc. SPIE 9726, Solid State Lasers XXV: Technology and Devices, 97261N (March 16, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2209558

H. Park, N. Heldman, P. Rebentrost, L. Abbondanza, A. Iagatti, A. Alessi, B. Patrizi, M. Salvalaggio, L. Bussotti, M. Mohseni, F. Caruso, H. C. Johnsen, R. Fusco, P. Foggi, P. F. Scudo, S. Lloyd, A. M Belcher: “Enhanced energy transport in genetically engineered excitonic networks “, Nature Materials 15, 211-216, 2016


M. Ravaro, M. Locatelli, E. Pugliese, F. D’Amato, M. Siciliani De Cumis, L. Consolino, S. Bartalini, M.S. Vitiello, P.De Natale: “Mid-IR and terahertz digital holography based on quantum cascade lasers”, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9370, p. 93701F (2015), DOI: 10.1117/12.2079221

S. Viciani, M. Lima, M. Bellini and F. Caruso: “Observation of Noise-Assisted Transport in an All-Optical Cavity-Based Network”, Physical Review Letters 115, 083601- 1-5 (2015)

L. Palchetti, G. Bianchini, G. Di Natale, and M. Del Guasta: Far infrared radiative properties of water vapor and clouds in Antarctica. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 96(9):150327084825001 doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00286.1

M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani, I. Galli, D. Mazzotti, F. Sorci, M. Severi, and F. D’Amato: “Note: An analyzer for field detection of H2S by using Cavity Ring-Down at 1.57 micron”, Rev. Sci. Instr. 86, 056108 (2015), DOI:  10.1063/1.4921582

W. Frey, R. Schofield, P. Hoor, D. Kunkel, F. Ravegnani, A. Ulanovsky, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, and T.P. Lane: “The impact of overshooting deep convection on local transport and mixing in the tropical upper troposphere/lower stratosphere (UTLS)”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, pp. 6467–6486, 2015, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-6467-2015

S. Matteoli, G. Corsini, M. Diani, G. Cecchi, G. Toci: “Automated Underwater Object Recognition by Means of Fluorescence LIDAR”, IEEE Trans. on geoscience and remote sensing, vol. 53, p. 375 (2015)

G. Toci, A. Pirri, A. Beitlerova, Y. Shoji, A. Yoshikawa, J. Hybler, M. Nikl, and M. Vannini, Characterization of the lasing properties of a 5%Yb doped Lu2SiO5 crystal along its three principal dielectric axes Opt. Express 23, 13210-13221 (2015)

A. Montori, M. De Pas, M. Giuntini, M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato: “A constant intensity technique to improve the performances of devices based on direct absorption spectroscopy”, Opto-Electr. Rev. 23, pp. 30-4 (2015), DOI: 10.1515/oere-2015-0002

G. Toci, A. Lapucci, M. Ciofini, L. Esposito, J. Hostaša, A. Piancastelli, L. A. Gizzi, L. Labate, P. Ferrara, A. Pirri, M. Vannini; Graded Yb:YAG ceramic structures: design, fabrication and characterization of the laser performances,  Proc. SPIE 9513, High-Power, High-Energy, and High-Intensity Laser Technology II, 95130R (May 12, 2015); doi:10.1117/12.2178364

S. Viciani, M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Borri, P. Patimisco, A. Sampaolo, G. Scamarcio, P. De Natale ,F. D’Amato, and V. Spagnolo: “A quartz-enhanced photoacoustic sensor for H2S trace-gas detection at 2.6 μm”, Appl. Phys. B 119, pp. 21-28 (2015), DOI: 10.1007/s00340-014-5991-y

G. Toci, A. Pirri, A. Beitlerova, Y. Shoji, A. Yoshikawa, J. Hybler, M. Nikl, M. Vannini, Yb:Lu2SiO5 crystal: characterization of the laser emission along the three dielectric axes,  Proc. SPIE 9513, High-Power, High-Energy, and High-Intensity Laser Technology II, 95130O (May 12, 2015); doi:10.1117/12.2178604

F. D’Amato and A. Fried: “Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research: Editorial”, Appl. Phys. B 119 (2015), DOI: 10.1007/s00340-015-6057-5

G. Toci, M. Vannini, M. Ciofini, A. Lapucci, A. Pirri, A. Ito, T. Goto, A. Yoshikawa, A. Ikesue, G. Alombert-Goget, Y. Guyot, G. Boulon, Nd3+-doped Lu2O3 transparent sesquioxide ceramics elaborated by the Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) method. Part 2: First laser output results and comparison with Nd3+-doped Lu2O3 and Nd3+-Y2O3 ceramics elaborated by a conventional method, Opt. Mater., 41, 12-16, 2015

P. Delcanale, F. Pennacchietti, G. Maestrini, B. Rodríguez-Amigo, P. Bianchini, A. Diaspro, A. Iagatti, B. Patrizi, P. Foggi, M. Agut, S. Nonell, S. Abbruzzetti, C. Viappiani: “Subdiffraction localization of a nanostructured photosensitizer in bacterial cells”, Scientific reports 5, 15564, 2015


R. Pommrich, R. Müller, J.-U. Grooß, P. Konopka, F. Ploeger, B. Vogel, M. Tao, C. Hoppe, G. Günther, L. Hoffmann, H.-C. Pumphrey, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, M. Volk, P. Hoor, and M. Riese: “Tropical troposphere to stratosphere transport of carbon monoxide and long-lived trace species in the Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere (CLaMS)”, Geosci. Model Dev. 7, pp. 2895-2916 (2014)

M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani, S. Borri, P. Patimisco, A. Sampaolo, G. Scamarcio, P. De Natale, F. D’Amato, and V. Spagnolo: “Widely-tunable mid-infrared fiber-coupled quartz-enhanced photoacoustic sensor for environmental monitoring”, Opt. Expr., DOI:10.1364/OE.22.028222 (2014). Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 9, N. 13 (

M. Ravaro, M. Locatelli, E. Pugliese, I. Di Leo, M. Siciliani de Cumis, F. D’Amato, P. Poggi, L. Consolino, R. Meucci, P. Ferraro, and P. De Natale: ” Mid-infrared digital holography and holographic interferometry with a tunable quantum cascade laser”, Opt. Lett. 39, pp. 4843–4846 (2014)

B. Patrizi, M. Siciliani de Cumis, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, P. Foggi: “Characteristic Vibrational Frequencies of Toxic Polychlorinated Dibenzo-Dioxins and –Furans”, J. Hazardous Materials, pp. 98-105 (2014),

L. Esposito, J. Hostaša, A. Piancastelli, G. Toci, D. Alderighi, M. Vannini, T. Epicier, A. Malchere, G. Alombert-Goget, G. Boulon: “Multilayered YAG-Yb: YAG ceramics: manufacture and laser performance”, DOI: 10.1039/C4TC01544D (Paper) J. Mater. Chem. C (2014)

A Pirri, G Toci, M Nikl, V Babin, M Vannini: “Experimental evidence of a nonlinear loss mechanism in highly doped Yb: LuAG crystal”, Opt. Expr. 22 (4), 4038-4049 (2014)

P Ferrara, M Ciofini, L Esposito, J Hostaša, L Labate, A Lapucci, A Pirri, G Toci, M Vannini, LA Gizzi: “3-D numerical simulation of Yb: YAG active slabs with longitudinal doping gradient for thermal load effects assessment”, Opt. Expr. 22 (5), 5375-5386 (2014)

J. Hostaša, L. Esposito, A. Malchère, T. Epicier, A. Pirri, M. Vannini, G. Toci, E. Cavalli, A. Yoshikawa, M. Guzik, G. Alombert-Goget, Y. Guyot, G. Boulon: “Polycrystalline Yb 3+–Er 3+-co-doped YAG: Fabrication, TEM-EDX characterization, spectroscopic properties, and comparison with the single crystal”, – J. of Mat. Res. 29, pp.2288 (2014)

G. Liuzzi, G. Masiello, C. Serio, L. Palchetti, and G. Bianchini, “Validation of H2O continuum absorption models in the wave number range 180-600 cm-1 with atmospheric emitted spectral radiance measured at the Antarctica Dome-C site,” Opt. Expr. 22, pp. 16784-16801 (2014)

T. Maestri, R. Rizzi, E. Tosi, P. Veglio, L. Palchetti, G. Bianchini, P. Di Girolamo, G. Masiello, C. Serio, D. Summa: “Analysis of cirrus cloud spectral signatures in the Far InfraRed”, J. of Quant. Spectrosc. and Rad. Transf. 141, pp. 49–64 (2014)


M. von Hobe, S. Bekki, S. Borrmann, F. Cairo, F. D’Amato, G. Di Donfrancesco, A. Dörnbrack, A. Ebersoldt, M. Ebert, C. Emde, I. Engel, M. Ern, W. Frey, S. Genco, S. Griessbach, J.-U. Grooß, T. Gulde, G. Günther, E. Hösen, L. Hoffmann, V. Homonnai, C. R. Hoyle, I.S.A. Isaksen, D. R. Jackson, I. M. Jánosi, R. L. Jones, K. Kandler, C. Kalicinsky, A. Keil, S. M. Khaykin, F. Khosrawi, R. Kivi, J. Kuttippurath, J.C. Laube, F. Lefèvre, R. Lehmann, S. Ludmann, B. P. Luo, M. Marchand, J. Meyer, V. Mitev, S. Molleker, R. Müller, H. Oelhaf, F. Olschewski, Y. Orsolini, T. Peter, K. Pfeilsticker, C. Piesch, M. C. Pitts, L. R. Poole, F. D. Pope, F. Ravegnani, M. Rex, M. Riese, T. Röckmann, B. Rognerud, A. Roiger, C. Rolf, M. L. Santee, M. Scheibe, C. Schiller, H. Schlager, M. Siciliani de Cumis, N. Sitnikov, O.A. Søvde, R. Spang, N. Spelten, F. Stordal, O. Sumi´nska-Ebersoldt, A. Ulanovski, J. Ungermann, S. Viciani, C.M. Volk, M. vom Scheidt, P. von der Gathen, K. Walker, T. Wegner, R.Weigel, S.Weinbruch, G. Wetzel, F. G. Wienhold, I. Wohltmann, W. Woiwode, I. A. K. Young, V. Yushkov, B. Zobrist, and F. Stroh: “Reconciliation of essential process parameters for an enhanced predictability of Arctic stratospheric ozone loss and its climate interactions (RECONCILE): activities and results”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, pp. 9233-9268 (2013), doi: 10.5194/acp-13-9233-2013

M. Siciliani de Cumis, F. D’Amato, S. Viciani, B. Patrizi, P. Foggi and C.L. Galea: “First quantitative measurements by IR spectroscopy of dioxins and furans by means of broadly tunable quantum cascade lasers”, Laser Phys. 23, pp. 025603(1-5) (2013)

L Palombi, D Alderighi, G Cecchi, V Raimondi, G Toci, D Lognoli: “A fluorescence LIDAR sensor for hyper-spectral time-resolved remote sensing and mapping”, Opt. Expr. 21 (12), 14736-14746 (2013)

A Pirri, M Vannini, V Babin, M Nikl, G Toci: “CW and quasi-CW laser performance of 10 at.% Yb3+: LuAG ceramic”, Las. Phys. 23 (9), 095002 (2013)


L. Esposito, T. Epicier, M. Serantoni, A. Piancastelli, D. Alderighi, A. Pirri, G. Toci, M. Vannini, S. Anghele, G. Boulon: ” Integrated analysis of non-linear loss mechanisms in Yb:YAG ceramics for laser applications”, J. Europ. Ceramic Soc. 32, n. 10, pp. 2273–2281 (2012)

A. Pirri, G. Toci, M. Vannini: “Laser Performance of 1% at. Yb:Lu2O3 Ceramic (2012)”, Adv. in Opt. Technol. 2012, Article ID 484235, doi:10.1155/2012/484235  (2012)

Toci G., Alderighi D, Pirri A, Vannini M.: “Lifetime measurements with the pinhole method in presence of radiation trapping: II-application to Yb(3+) doped ceramics and crystals”, Appl. Phys. B 106; p. 73-79, ISSN: 0946-2171, doi: 10.1007/s00340-011-4632-y (2012)

Toci G.: “Lifetime measurements with the pinhole method in presence of radiation trapping: I-theoretical model”, Appl. Phys. B 106; p. 63-71, ISSN: 0946-2171, doi: 10.1007/s00340-011-4631-z (2012)

G Toci, A Pirri, D Alderighi, M Vannini: “Measurement of upper level lifetime in presence of radiation trapping: A revisitation of the pinhole method” Las. Phys. 22 (12), 1787-1792 (2012)

A Pirri, G Toci, M Nikl, M Vannini: “High efficiency laser action of 1% at. Yb 3+: Sc2O3 ceramic”, Opt. Expr. 20 (20), 22134-22142 (2012)

A Pirri, G Toci, M Vannini: “Characterization and comparison of 1% at Yb-doped Lu2O3 and Sc2O3 ceramics as laser gain media”, Las. Phys. 22 (12), 1851-1855  (2012)

Turner, D. D., E. J. Mlawer, G. Bianchini, M. P. Cadeddu, S. Crewell, J. S. Delamere, R. O. Knuteson, G. Maschwitz, M. Mlynzcak, S. Paine, L. Palchetti, D. C. Tobin: “Ground-based high spectral resolution observations of the entire terrestrial spectrum under extremely dry conditions”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L10801 (2012), doi:10.1029/2012GL051542

G. Masiello, C. Serio, F. Esposito, and L. Palchetti: “Validation of line and continuum spectroscopic parameters with measurements of atmospheric emitted spectral radiance from far to mid infrared wave number range”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Trasf. 113, pp. 1286-1299 (2012)


R. Weigel, S. Borrmann, J. Kazil, A. Minikin, A. Stohl, J.C. Wilson, J.M. Reeves, D. Kunkel, M. de Reus, W. Frey, E.R. Lovejoy, C.M. Volk, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, C. Schiller, T. Peter, H. Schlager, F. Cairo, K.S. Law, G.N. Shur, G. V. Belyaev, and J. Curtius: “In situ observations of new particle formation in the tropical upper troposphere: the role of clouds and the nucleation mechanism”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11, pp. 9983–10010 (2011), doi 10.5194/acp-11-9983-2011

C.R. Hoyle, V. Marécal, M.R. Russo, G. Allen, J. Arteta, C. Chemel, M.P. Chipperfield, F. D’Amato, O.  Dessens, W.Feng, J.F. Hamilton, N.R.P. Harris, J.S. Hosking, A.C. Lewis, O. Morgenstern, T. Peter, J.A. Pyle, T. Reddmann, N.A.D.Richards, P.J. Telford, W. Tian, S. Viciani, A. Volz-Thomas, O. Wild, X. Yang, G. Zeng: “Representation of tropical deep convection in atmospheric models – Part 2: Tracer transport”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11, pp. 8103–8131 (2011), doi 10.5194/acp-11-8103-2011

W. Frey, S. Borrmann, D. Kunkel, R. Weigel, M. de Reus, H. Schlager, A. Roiger, C. Voigt, P. Hoor, J. Curtius, M. Krämer, C. Schiller, C. M. Volk, C. D. Homan, F. Fierli, G. Di Donfrancesco, A. Ulanovsky, F. Ravegnani, N. M. Sitnikov, S. Viciani, F. D’Amato, G. N. Shur, G. V. Belyaev, K. S. Law and F. Cairo: “In situ measurements of tropical cloud properties in theWest African Monsoon: upper tropospheric ice clouds, Mesoscale Convective System outflow, and subvisual cirrus”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11, pp. 5569–5590 (2011), doi 10.5194/acp-11-5569-2011

P. Werle, F. D’Amato: “Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research (Editorial)”, App. Phys. B102, pp. 251-253 (2011)

Esposito L, Piancastelli A, Costa AL, Serantoni M, Toci G., Vannini M., “Experimental features affecting the transparency of YAG ceramics”, Opt. Mat. 33; p. 713-721, ISSN: 0925-3467, doi: 10.1016/j.optmat.2010.09.016 (2011)

Pirri A, Toci G., Vannini M.: “The influence of doping on the laser performance”, Las. Phys. 21; p. 2005-2010, ISSN: 1054-660X, doi: 10.1134/S1054660X11210183 (2011)

Palombi L, Cecchi G, Lognoli D, Raimondi V, Toci G., Agati G.: “A retrieval algorithm to evaluate the Photosystem I and Photosystem II spectral contributions to leaf chlorophyll fluorescence at physiological temperatures”, Photosinth. Res. 108; p. 225-239, ISSN: 0166-8595, doi: 10.1007/s11120-011-9678-5 (2011)

Pirri A, Toci G., Vannini M.: “First laser oscillation and broad tunability of 1 at. % Yb-doped Sc(2)O(3) and Lu(2)O(3) ceramics”, Opt. Lett. 36; p. 4284-4286, ISSN: 0146-9592 (2011)

G. Toci, D. Alderighi, A. Pirri, M. Vannini: “Lifetime measurements with the pinhole method in presence of radiation trapping: II -application to Yb3+ doped ceramics and crystals”,  App. Phys. B (2011), DOI: 10.1007/s00340-011-4631-y

G. Bianchini, L. Palchetti, G. Muscari, I. Fiorucci, P. Di Girolamo, T. Di Iorio, Tatiana: “Water vapor sounding with the far infrared REFIR-PAD spectroradiometer from a high-altitude ground-based station during the ECOWAR campaign”, J. Geophys. Res. 116, D02310 (2011), doi = 10.1029/2010JD014530.


K.S. Law, F. Fierli, F. Cairo, H. Schlager, S. Borrmann, M. Streibel, E. Real, D. Kunkel, C. Schiller, F. Ravegnani, A. Ulanovsky, F. D’Amato, S. Viciani, and C.M. Volk: “Air mass origins influencing TTL chemical composition over West Africa during 2006 summer monsoon”, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 10, pp. 10753-10770 (2010)

F. Cairo, J.P. Pommereau, K.S. Law, H. Schlager, A. Garnier, F. Fierli, M. Ern, M. Streibel, S. Arabas, S. Borrmann, J.J. Berthelier, C. Blom, T. Christensen, F. D’Amato, G. Di Donfrancesco, T. Deshler, A. Diedhiou, G. Durry, O. Engelsen, F. Goutail, N.R.P. Harris, E.R.T. Kerstel, S. Khaykin, P. Konopka, A. Kylling, N. Larsen, T. Lebel, X. Liu, A.R. MacKenzie, J. Nielsen, A. Oulanowski, D. J. Parker, J. Pelon, J. Polcher, J. A. Pyle, F. Ravegnani, E.D. Rivière, A.D. Robinson, T. Röckmann, C. Schiller, F. Simões, L. Stefanutti, F. Stroh, L. Some, P. Siegmund, N. Sitnikov, J.P. Vernier, C.M. Volk, C. Voigt, M. von Hobe, S. Viciani, and V. Yushkov: “An introduction to the SCOUT-AMMA stratospheric aircraft, balloons and sondes campaign in West Africa, August 2006: rationale and roadmap”, Atmos. Chem. and Phys. 10, pp. 2237-2256 (2010)

S. Borrmann, D. Kunkel, R. Weigel, A. Minikin, T. Deshler, J. C. Wilson, J. Curtius, C. M. Volk, C. D. Homan, A. Ulanovsky, F. Ravegnani, S. Viciani, G. N. Shur, G. V. Belyaev, K. S. Law, and F. Cairo: “Aerosols in the tropical and subtropical UT/LS: in-situ measurements of submicron particle abundance and volatility”, Atm. Chem. and Phys. 10, 5573-5592 (2010)

C.D. Homan, C. M. Volk, A. C. Kuhn, A. Werner, J. Baehr, S. Viciani, A. Ulanovski, and F. Ravegnani: “Tracer measurements in the tropical tropopause layer during the AMMA/SCOUT-O3 aircraft campaign”, Atm. Chem. and Phys. 10, 3615-3627 (2010)

Pirri A, Toci G, Alderighi D, Vannini M: “Effects of the excitation density on the laser output of two differently doped Yb:YAG ceramics”, Opt. Expr. 18; p. 17262-17272, ISSN: 1094-4087 (2010)

Alderighi D, Pirri A, Toci G, Vannini M: “Tunability enhancement of Yb:YLF based laser”, Opt. Expr. 18; p. 2236-2241, ISSN: 1094-4087 (2010)

A. Pirri, D. Alderighi, G. Toci and M. Vannini: “A ceramic based Yb3+:YAG laser”, Las. Phys. 20, N. 5, 931-935 (2010)

A. Pirri, G. Toci, D. Alderighi, M. Vannini: “Yb-doped YLF and CaF2 crystal laser at room temperature”, Opt. Mat. 33, 200-204 (2010)

Alderighi D, Pirri A, Toci G., Vannini M, Esposito L, Costa AL, Piancastelli A, Serantoni M.: “Characterization of Yb:YAG ceramics as laser media”, Opt. Mat. 33; p. 205-210, ISSN: 0925-3467, doi: 10.1016/j.optmat.2010.08.022 (2010)


E. Palazzi., F. Fierli, F. Cairo, C. Cagnazzo, G. Di Donfrancesco, E. Manzini, F. Ravegnani, C. Schiller, F. D’Amato, C.M. Volk: “Diagnostics of the Tropical Tropopause Layer from in-situ observations and CCM data”, Atm. Chem. and Phys. 9, pp. 9349-9367 (2009)

H. Huntrieser, H. Schlager, M. Lichtenstern, A. Roiger, P. Stock, A. Minikin, H. Höller, K. Schmidt, H.-D. Betz, G. Allen, S. Viciani, A. Ulanovsky, F. Ravegnani, and D. Brunner: “NOx production by lightning in Hector: first airborne measurements during SCOUT-O3/ACTIVE”, Atm. Chem. and Phys. 9, 8377-8412 (2009)

U. Rascher, G. Agati, L. Alonso, G. Cecchi, S. Champagne, R. Colombo, A. Damm, F. Daumard, E. de Miguel, G. Fernandez, B. Franch, J. Franke, C. Gerbig, B. Gioli, J. A. Gomez, Y. Goulas, L. Guanter,O . Gutierrez-de-la-Camara, K. Hamdi, P. Hostert, M. Jimenez, M. Kosvancova, D. Lognoli, M. Meroni, F. Miglietta, A. Moersch, J. Moreno, I. Moya, B. Neininger, A. Okujeni, A. Ounis, L. Palombi, V. Raimondi, A. Schickling, J. A. Sobrino, M. Stellmes, G. Toci, P. Toscano, T. Udelhoven, S. van der Linden, and A. Zaldei: “CEFLES2: the remote sensing component  to quantify photosynthetic efficiency from the leaf to the region by measuring sun-induced fluorescence in the oxygen absorption bands », Biogeosciences 6, pp. 1181-1198 (2009)

M.L. Grilli, F. Menchini, A. Piegari, D. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini: “Al2O3/SiO2 and HfO2/SiO2 dichroic mirrors for UV solid-state lasers”, Thin Solid Films 517, pp. 1731-1735 (2009)

Pirri A, Alderighi D, Toci G., Vannini M, Nikl M, Sato H: “Direct Comparison of Yb(3+):CaF(2) and heavily doped Yb(3+):YLF as laser media at room temperature”, Opt. Expr. 17; p. 18312-18319, ISSN: 1094-4087 (2009)

Pirri A, Alderighi D, Toci G., Vannini M: “High-efficiency, high-power and low threshold Yb(3+):YAG ceramic laser”, Opt. Expr. 17; p. 23344-23349, ISSN: 1094-4087 (2009)

Bianchini G., Palchetti L., Carli B.: “Vectorial combination of signals in Fourier transform spectroscopy”, Infr. Phys. & Tech 52, pp. 19-21 (2009)