Publications

2016

Advanced biocompatible photolithographic scaffolds for tissue engineering
F. Mochi, P. Prosposito, R. Francini, F. De Matteis, S. Melino, M. Ciocci, P. Di Nardo, S. Ksenzov, S. Schrader, M. Casalboni,
IEEExplore, xxx, xxx (2016)

3D Composite Hydrogel Scaffolds for driving the fate of human cardiac progenitor cells
M. Ciocci, E. Di Giovanni, F. Mochi, P. Prosposito, P. Di Nardo, M. Casalboni, S. Melino
The FEBS Journal, 283(S1), 312 (2016)

Hydrophilic silver nanoparticles with tunable optical properties: application for the detection of heavy metals in water
P. Prosposito, F. Mochi, E. Ciotta, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, I. Venditti, L. Fontana, G. Testa and I. Fratoddi,
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol, 7,1654-1661(2016)

Partially slotted silicon ring resonator covered with electro-optical polymer
P. Steglich, C. Mai, D. Stolarek, S. Lischke, S. Kupijai, C. Villringer, S. Pulwer, F. Heinrich, J. Bauer, S. Meister, D. Knoll, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader,
Proc. SPIE 9891, Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits V, 98910R (May 13, 2016)

Physico-chemical mechanism for the vapors sensitivity of photoluminescent InP quantum dots
P. Prosposito, R. De Angelis, F. De Matteis, F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, H. Zhang, M. Casalboni,
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 108, 1, 012034 (2016)

Design optimization of silicon-on-insulator slot-waveguides for electro-optical modulators and biosensors
P. Steglich, C. Villringer, S. Pulwer, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader,
in "Photoptics 2015", P. Ribeiro and M. Raposo, eds. (Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2016), Springer Proceedings in Physics, chap. 11, 173-187 (2016)

Photonic application of diatom frustules
F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito R. Francini, De Angelis R., F. Mochi, S. Melino, R. Congestri,L. Bruno, M. Casalboni,,
Materials Science Forum, 879, 419-423 (2016)

Affinity viscosimetry sensor for enzyme free detection of glucose in a micro-bioreaction chamber
T. Liebscher, F. Glos, A. Bohme, M. Birkholz, M. Di Vona, F. De Matteis, A. Foitzik,
Materials Science Forum, 879, 1135-1140 (2016)

Photolithography of 3D scaffolds for Artificial Tissue
P. Prosposito, S. Melino, M. Ciocci, R. Francini, F. Mochi, F. De Matteis, P. Di Nardo,S. Ksenzov, S. Schrader, M. Casalboni,,
Materials Science Forum, 879, 1519-1523 (2016)

A New Approach for the Spectroscopic Detection of Different pH-Values
C. Rogge, S. Zinn, S. Schneider, R. Francini, P. Prosposito, A. Foitzik,
Materials Science Forum, 879, 1606-11 (2016)

Miniaturized Laser Power Sensor via Rapid Phototyping
S. Schneider, H. Beyer, K. Lange, W. Bohmeyer, M. Casalboni, M. Richetta, A. Foitzik,
Materials Science Forum, 879, 1721-4 (2016)

2015

A Combination of Solution Synthesis & Solution Combustion Synthesis for Highly Conducting and Transparent Aluminum Zinc Oxide Thin Films
S. Ullah, F. De Matteis, R. Branquinho, E. Fortunato,R. Martins, I. Davoli
Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on, Rome, 144-147, (2015)

Periodic arrangement of mono-dispersed gold nanoparticles for high performance polymeric solar cells
P. Prosposito, L. D'Amico, M. Casalboni, N. Motta
Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on, Rome, 378-380, (2015)

Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of 9,10-Disubstituted Anthracenes
R. Pizzoferrato, P. Tagliatesta, C. Schillaci, P. Prosposito, R. De Angelis
Mat. Sciences Appl., 6, 943-952,(2015)

Chemical sensitivity of InP/In0.48Ga0.52P surface quantum dots studied by time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy
R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, H. Zhang, P. Prosposito
J. Lumin., 168, 54-58 (2015)

Characterization of Aluminum Zinc Oxide Thin Films deposited by Solution Synthesis & Solution Combustion Synthesis
I. Davoli, F. De Matteis, M. Lucci, S. Ullah,
Nanoscale excitations in emergent materials - NEEM 2015, ed. by A. Marcelli C. Balasubramanian, p. 29-30 ISBN-A 10.978.886683/0450 (2015)

Mechanical characterisation of the four most used coating materials for optical fibres
Y.P. Michel, M. Lucci, M. Casalboni, P. Steglich, S. Schrader,
PHOTOPTICS 2015 - 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology, Proceedings., 1, 96-102 (2015)

Novel Ring Resonator Combining Strong Field Confinement With High Optical Quality Factor
P. Steglich, C. Mai, D. Stolarek, S. Lischke, S. Kupijai, C. Villringer, S. Pulwer, F. Heinrich, J. Bauer, S. Meister, D. Knoll, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader,
Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE 27, 20, 2197 - 2200 (2015)

Silicon-on-insulator slot-waveguide design trade-offs
P. Steglich, C. Villringer, S. DŘmecke, Y.P. Michel, M. Lucci, M. Casalboni, S. Schrader,
PHOTOPTICS 2015 - 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology, Proceedings., 2, 47-52 (2015)

Synthesis of graphene-like transparent conductive films on dielectric substrates using a modified filtered vacuum arc system
H. Lux, P. Siemroth, Anna Sgarlata, P. Prosposito, M. Andreas, M. Casalboni , S. Schrader
J. Appl. Phys., 117, 195304 (2015)

Inter-dot strain field effect on the optoelectronic properties of realistic InP lateral quantum-dot molecules
D. Barettin, M. Auf Der Maur, R. De Angelis, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni , A. Pecchia
J. Appl.Phys., 117(9), 094306 (2015)

2014

Polymer composite random lasers based on frustules as scatterers
F.R. Lamastra, R. De Angelis, A. Antonucci, D. Salvatori, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, R. Congestri, S. Melino, F. Nanni
RSC Advances, 4(106), 61809-61816 (2014)

Bragg gratings nanostructuring of TiO2 layer in dye sensitized solar cells: an efficient method to enhance light harvesting
L. D'Amico, D. Colonna, R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, A. Di Carlo, P. Prosposito
RSC Advances, 4(83), 43828-43833 (2014)

Second-order NLO switches from molecules to polymer films based on photochromic cyclometalated platinum(II) complexes
J. Boixel, V. Guerchais, H. Le Bozec, D. Jacquemin, A. Amar, A. Boucekkine, A. Colombo, C. Dragonetti, D. Marinotto, D. Roberto, S. Righetto, R. De Angelis
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 5367-5375 (2014)

Nonlinear optical materials by electrospinning technique
F. De Matteis, F. Fanicchia, F.R. Lamastra, G. Stracci, R. De Angelis, P. Prosposito, F. Nanni, M. Casalboni
J.Appl.Pol. Scie., 131 40913 (2014)

Model of a realistic InP surface quantum dot extrapolated from atomic force microscopy results
D. Barettin, R. De Angelis, P. Prosposito, M.A. der Maur, M. Casalboni, A. Pecchia
Nanotechnology, 25 195201 (2014)

Vapour sensitivity of InP Surface Quantum Dots
R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, L. D'Amico, F. De Matteis, F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, P. Prosposito
Key Eng. Mater., 605 177 (2014)

From nanospheres to microribbons: self-assembled Eosin Y doped PMMA nanoparticles as photonic crystals
R. De Angelis , I. Venditti, I. Fratoddi, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, I. Cacciotti, L. D'Amico, F. Nanni, A.Yadav, M. Casalboni , M. V Russo
J. Colloid Interface Sci., 414 24-32 (2014)

2013

Photoluminescence sensitivity to methanol vapours of surface InP quantum dot: effect of dot size and coverage
R. De Angelis, L. D'Amico, M. Casalboni, F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, P. Prosposito,
Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 189 113-117 (2013)

Spectral properties of self-assembled polystyrene nanospheres photonic crystals doped with luminescent dyes
A.Yadav, R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, F. Nanni, I. Cacciotti
Opt. Mater., 35, 1538-1543 (2013)

Chemical sensitivity of luminescent epitaxial surface InP quantum dots
R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, I. Colantoni, L. D'Amico, F. De Matteis, F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, P. Prosposito,
J. Sens. Tech., 3 1-5 (2013)

2012

Quadratic Nonlinear Optical and Preliminary Piezoelectric Investigation of Crosslinked Samples Obtained From a Liquid Chromophore
R. Centore, A. Concilio, F. Borbone, S. Fusco, A. Carella, A. Roviello, G. Stracci, A. Gianvito
J. Pol. Sci. B: Pol.Phys., 50 650´┐Ż655 (2012)

Surface InP Quantum Dots: Effect of Morphology on the Photoluminescence Sensitivity
R. De Angelis,L. D´┐ŻAmico, M. Casalboni , F. Hatami, W.T. Masselink, P. Prosposito
Procedia Engineering, 47 1251 (2012)

Effect of dielectric Bragg grating nanostructuring on dye sensitized solar cells
D. Barettin, A. Di Carlo, R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, P. Prosposito,
Opt. Expr., 20 S6 A888 (2012)

Performances of the new high quantum efficiency PMTs in DAMA/LIBRA
R. Bernabei, P. Belli, A. Bussolotti, F. Cappella, V. Caracciolo, M. Casalboni, R. Cerulli, C.J. Dai, A. d´┐ŻAngelo, A. Di Marco, H.L. He, A. Incicchitti,d H.H. Kuang,g M. Laubenstein,e X.H. Ma,g A. Mattei,d F. Montecchia,b;h C. Palazzesi, P. Prosposito, X.D. Sheng, R.G. Wang and Z.P. Yeg
JINST, 7 P03009 (2012)

Bragg grating optical filters by UV nanoimprinting
M. Casalboni, L. Dominici, V. Foglietti, F. Michelotti, E. Orsini, C. Palazzesi , F. Stella , P. Prosposito
J. Nanomater, 2012 186429 (2012)

Vapour sensing properties of InP quantum dot luminescence
R. De Angelis, M. Casalboni, F. Hatami, A. Ugur, W. T. Masselink and P. Prosposito
Sensor Actuat B-Chem 162 (1), 149´┐Ż152 (2012)

2011

Outstanding Poling Stability of a New Crosslinked NLO Material from a Low Molecular Weight Chromophore
F. Borbone, A. Carella, A. Roviello, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, G. Stracci, F. Della Rovere, A. Evangelisti, M. Dispenza
J. Phys. Chem. B 115 (42), 11993´┐Ż12000 (2011)

Ultrafast dynamics of Auramine O in composite films
P. Prosposito, H. Zhang , M. Glasbeek
J. Sol-Gel Sci.&Techn. 60 (3), 347-351 (2011)

Hybrid solgel Bragg grating loaded waveguide by soft-lithography and its potential use as optical sensor
P. Prosposito,C. Palazzesi, F. Michelotti, V. Foglietti, M. Casalboni,
J. Sol-Gel Sci.&Techn. 60 (3), 395-399 (2011)

2010

Second harmonic generation in SiO2 sol-gel films functionalized with ethyl-[4-(4-nitro-phenylazo)-phenyl]-(2-oxiranylmethoxy-ethyl)-amine (ENPMA) molecules
A. Franco, G. Brusatin, M. Guglielmi, G. Stracci, F. De Matteis, M. Casalboni, H. Detert, B. Grimm, S. Schrader
J. Non-Cryst. Solids 356, 1689 (2010)

Self-assembled nanoparticles of functional copolymers for photonic applications
I. Venditti, I. Fratoddi, C. Palazzesi, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni C. Cametti, C. Battocchio, G. Polzonetti, M. V. Russo
J. Coll. Int. Sci. 348, 424´┐Ż430 (2010)

In-plane poling characterization of organic electro-optical polymer
C. Palazzesi, F. Stella, F. De Matteis, M. Casalboni
J. Appl. Phys. 107, 113101 (2010)

UV-nanoimprinting lithography of Bragg Gratings on hybrid sol-gel based channel waveguides
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, E. Orsini, C. Palazzesi, F. Stella,
Solid State Sci. 12, 1886-1889 (2010)

Doubly patternable epoxy based sol-gel structures by UV and soft lithography
G. Della Giustina, G. Brusatin, M. Guglielmi, C. Palazzesi, P. Prosposito, E. Orsini
Solid State Sci. 12, 1890 (2010)

Macromolecular Systems With Nonlinear Optical Properties: Optical Characterization and Devices
P. Prosposito, F. De Matteis
in Advances in Macromolecules, Perspectives and Applications, Chpt 3, M.V. Russo (Ed.), Springer (2010)

2008

Effect of titania content on the optical properties of dye-doped hybrid sol-gel coatings
X. Le Guevel, S. Schutzmann, L. Stella, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni
Opt. Mater. 31, 451 (2008)

Influence of chelating agents on the photopolymerization of the hybrid Ti-based waveguides
X. Le Guevel, C. Palazzesi, P. Prosposito, G. Della Giustina, G. Brusatin
J. Mater. Chem. 18, 3556 (2008)

NLO-active polymers containing triazolo-thiadiazole segments
S. Fusco, R. Centore, P. Riccio, A. Quatela, G. Stracci, G. Archetti, H.-G. Kuball
Polymer 49, 186 (2008)

Spectroscopic ellipsometry on photonic crystals made by self-assembled dye-doped P(S/HEMA) nanospheres
S. Schutzmann, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, I. Venditti, M.V. Russo
Phys. Stat. Sol. (c) 5 (5), 1403 (2008)

High-energy angle resolved reflection spectroscopy on three-dimensional photonic crystals of self-organized polymeric nanospheres.
S. Schutzmann, I. Venditti, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, M.V. Russo
Opt. Express 16 (2), 897 (2008)

Integrating Superconductive and Optical Circuits.
F. Stella, M. Casalboni, M. Cirillo, V. Merlo, C. Palazzesi, G. P. Pepe, P. Prosposito, M. Salvato
Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 202505 (2008)

Sub-femtosecond dynamics of structural protons in silica xerogels.
A. Pietropaolo, D. Fernandez-Canoto, E. Perelli-Cippo, S. Dir´┐Ż , P. Prosposito
Phys. Rev. B 77, 014202 (2008)

2007

Direct pattern of photocurable glycidoxypropyltrimethoxysilane based sol-gel hybrid waveguides for photonic applications.
G. Brusatin, G. Della Giustina, M. Guglielmi, M. Casalboni, P. Prosposito, S. Schutzmann, G. Roma
Materials Science and Engineering C 27 (17), 1022 (2007)

NLO behaviour of polymers containing Y-shaped chromophores.
A. Carella, F. Borbone, U. Caruso, R. Centore, A. Roviello, A. Barsella, A. Quatela
Macromol. Chem. and Phys. 208 (17), 1900 (2007)

Nonlinear optical properties od regioregular main-chain polyesters.
R. Centore, P. Riccio, S. Fusco, A. Carella, A.Quatela, S. Schutzmann, F. Stella, F. De Matteis
J. of  Pol. Sci. Part A: Pol. Chem. 45 (13), 2719 (2007)

Different nonlinear optical performances of polymers containing benzimidazole chromophores
A. Carella , M. Casalboni, R. Centore, S. Fusco, C. Noce, A.Quatela, A. Peluso, A. Sirigu,
Opt. Mater. 30 (3), 473 (2007)

Polymeric and Hybrid Materials for Electrooptical Devices: Polar Order Dynamics
F. De Matteis,
Ferroelectrics 352, 11 (2007)

Order relaxation of a poled azo dye in a high Tg, fully aromatic polyimide
A.Quatela, F. De Matteis, M. Casalboni, F. Stella, M. Colombo, A. Zaopo,
J. Appl. Phys. 101, 023116 (2007)

2006

Investigation of high-energy inelastic neutron scattering from liquid water confined in silica xerogel
E. Perelli-Cippo, C. Andreani, M. Casalboni; S. Dire, D. FernandezCanoto, G. Gorini, S. Imberti, A. Pietropaolo, P. Prosposito, S. Schutzmann, R. Senesi, M. Tardocchi
Physica B 385/386, 2, 1095-1097 (2006)

Retardation of orientation relaxation of azo-dye doped amorphous polymers upon All-Optical Poling
S.W. Chan, J.-M. Nunzi, A.Quatela, M. Casalboni,
Chem Phys. Lett. 428, 375 (2006)

Evidence of refractive index anisotropy in hybrid sol-gel slab waveguides deposited by spin-coating technique
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, C. Palazzesi, S. Schutzmann,
Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6192, 61922X-1 (2006)

Studies of temporal stability of poled nonlinear optical polymer films
A.Quatela, F. De Matteis, M. Casalboni, S. Schutzmann, M. Colombo, A. Zaopo, 
Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6192, 61922P-1 (2006)

AIRFLY: Measurement of the fluorescence yield in atmospheric gases
F. Arciprete, M. Bohacova, J. Bluemer, E. Bollmann, R. Caruso, P. Di Carlo, M. Doubrava, A. Esposito, P. Facal, A.C. Fauth, C. Goletti, M. Hrabovsky, E. Kemp, H.O. Klages, M. Kleifges, S. Klepser, M. Iarlori, G. Matthiae, G. Mazzitelli, H. Nogima, L. Nozka, M. Palatka, S. Petrera, P. Privitera, P. Prosposito, J. Ridky, V. Rizi, G. Salina, P. Schovanek, A. Ulrich , V. Vacek, P. Valente, V. Verzi and T. Waldenmaier
Czechoslovak Journal of Physics 56, A361 suppl. A (2006)

Planar polymeric multilayer structures for electro-optical applications
D. A. Udvar, P. Prosposito, F. De Matteis, A.Quatela, S. Schutzmann, M. Casalboni, S. Simon, 
Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6192, 61922Y-1 (2006)

Polymethine dyes as novel efficient infrared electroluminescence materials
H. Suzuki, K. Ogura, N. Matsumoto, P. Prosposito, S. Schutzmann,
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 444, 51-59 (2006)

Electro-optics poled sol-gel materials doped with heterocycle push-pull chromophores
G. Della Giustina, G. Brusatin, M. Guglielmi, M. Dispenza, A.M. Fiorello, M. Varasi, M. Casalboni, A.Quatela, F. De Matteis, E. Giorgetti, G. Margheri, P. Innocenzi, A. Abotto, L. Beverina, G. Pagani
Mater. Science Eng. C 26, 979-982 (2006)

AIRFLY: Measurement of the air fluorescence radiation induced by electrons
H. Suzuki,  Arciprete F, Bohacova M, Bluemer J, Bollmann E, Caruso R, Di Carlo P, Doubrava M, Esposito A, Facal P, Fauth AC, Goletti C, Hrabovsky M, Kemp E, Klages HO, Kleifges M, Klepser S, Iarlori M, Matthiae G, Mazzitelli G, Nogima H, Nozka L, Palatka M, Petrera S, Privitera P, Prosposito P, Ridky J, Rizi V, Salina G, Schovanek P, Ulrich A, Vacek V, Valente P, Verzi V, Waldenmaier T,
Nucl. Phys. B-Proc. Suppl. 150, 186-189 (2006)

2005

Femtosecond fluorescence studies of Auramine O in Hybrid sol-gel derived films
P. Prosposito, A.Quatela, H. Zhang, M. Glasbeek,
Mater.Res. Soc.Symp. Proc. 847, 69(2005)

Crystallization of hydrogenated amorphous silicon-carbon films by means of laser treatments
G. Ambrosone, U. Coscia, S. Lettieri, P. Maddalena, C. Minarini, V. Parisi, S. Schutzmann,
Appl. Surf. Sci. 247 (1-4), 471-476 (2005)

New side-chain polyurethanes with highly conjugated push-pull chromophores for second order NLO applications,
U. Caruso, M. Casalboni, A.Quatela, A. Roviello, F. Sarcinelli, A. Fort, M. Fusco,
Optical Materials 27, 1800 (2005)

Preparation and characterization of tiophene copolymers with second order non-linear optical properties
C.Della-Casa, A.Fraleoni-Morgera, M.Lanzi, P.Costa-Bizzarri, L.Paganin, F.Bertinelli, L.Schenetti, A.Mucci, M. Casalboni, F.Sarcinelli, A.Quatela
European Polymer Journal 41,2360 (2005)

Refractive index measurements of thin films using both Brewster and m-line technique: a combined experimental set-up,
S. Schutzmann, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Proposito
J. of Non-Crystalline Solids 351, 1814 (2005)

Polymethacrylate Copolymers Containing 4,5-Dicyanoimidazole-Based Chromophores and theirNonlinear Optical Behavior
A. Carella, R. Centore,P. Riccio,A. Sirigu, A.Quatela,C. Palazzesi, M. Casalboni
Macromolecular Chemestry and Physics 206, 1399 (2005)

2004

Poled Sol-Gel Materials With Heterocycle Push-Pull Chromophores that Confer Enhanced Second-Order Optical Nonlinearity
G. Brusatin, A. Abbotto, L. Beverina, G. A. Pagani, M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli, P. Innocenzi,
Advanced Functional Materials 14,1160-1166 (2004)

Organic electro-optical modulators
M. Casalboni
Progress in Condensed Matter Physics ed. G. Mondio and L.Silipigni
Societa Italiana di Fisica,Bologna (2004)

Second order nonlinear optical performances of polymers containing imidazole and benzimidazole chromophores
A.Carella, R. Centore, A. Sirigu, A. Tuzi, A. Quatela, S. Schutzmann, M. Casalboni
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 205, 1948 (2004)

New polyurethanes and polyesters for second-order nonlinear optical applications
M. Casalboni, U. Caruso, A. De Maria, M. Fusco, B. Panunzi, A.Quatela, A. Roviello, F. Sarcinelli, A. Sirigu
Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry 42, 3013 (2004)

Poled sol-gel materials doped with heterocycle-based push-pull chromophores with second-order optical nonlinearity
Brusatin, G., Innocenzi, P., Guglielmi, M., Abbotto, A., Beverina, L., Pagani, G. A., M. Casalboni and F. Sarcinelli
J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 345-346, 575 (2004)

Hybrid organic-inorganic materials containing poled zwitterionic push-pull chromophores
Brusatin, G., Innocenzi, P., Abbotto, A., Beverina, L., Pagani, G. A., M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli, and Pizzoferrato, R.
J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 24(6):1853-1856 (2004)

Towards optical and superconducting circuit integration
Russo, R., Cirillo, M., F. De Matteis, M. Casalboni, Merlo, V., P. Prosposito, Filippenko, L.V., and S. Schutzmann
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 17, s456 (2004).

2003

Second-order nonlinear optical properties of polymers and hybrid materials
F. Sarcinelli and M. Casalboni
Recent Res. Devel. Applied Phys.6, 663 (2003).

NLO active Pd(II)-based organometallic side-chain polymers with C,N or N,O-chelating chromophoric ligands
Aiello I., Caruso U., Ghedini M., Panunzi B., A. Quatela, Roviello A and F. Sarcineli
Polymer, 44, 7635 (2003).

Versatile Synthesis of Soluble Multifunctional Thiophene Copolymers with NLO Activity
P. Costa-Bizzarri, M. Lanzi, L. Paganin, C. Della-Casa, F. Bertinelli, M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli and A.Quatela
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 204, 1982 (2003).

The recovery of dipolar relaxation times from fluorescence decays as a tool to probe local dynamics in single tryptophan proteins
G. Mei, A. Di Venere, F. De Matteis and N. Rosato.
Archiv. Biochem. Biophys. 417, 159, 2003.

Synthesis and Nonlinear Optica Properties of Methacrylate Polymers Based on 2-[4-(N-Methyl,N-hydroxyethylamino)phenylazo]-phenyl-6-nitrobenzoxazole Chromophore
P. Persico, R. Centore, A. Sirigu, M. Casalboni, A.Quatela and F. Sarcinelli.
J. Polym. Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry 41, 1841 (2003).

1.3 μm-light amplification in dye-doped hybrid sol-gel channel waveguides
M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, V. Merlo, P. Prosposito, R. Russo and S. Schutzmann.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 416 (2003).

Monomers of 3-alkyl-substituted thiophene: synthetic routes for the functionalization with non-linear optical chromophores.
C. DellaCasa, P. Costa Bizzarri, M. Lanzi, L. Paganin, F. Bertinelli, R. Pizzoferrato, F. Sarcinelli, M. Casalboni
Synth. Met. 138, 409 (2003).

Fluorescence efficiency of four infrared polymethine dyes
M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, A.Quatela and F. Sarcinelli.
Chem. Phys. Lett., 373, 3/4, 372 (2003).

Effects of Composition and Catalyst on the Optical Properties of ZrO2-based Ormosil Films
A. Baraldi, R. Capelletti, M. Casalboni, C. Mora, M. Pavesi, R. Pizzoferrato, P. Prosposito and F. Sarcinelli.
J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 317, 231 (2003).

Entrapping of Push-Pull Zwitterionic Chromophores in Hybrid Matrices for Photonic Applications
P. Innocenzi, G. Brusatin, A. Abbotto, L. Beverina, G.A. Pagani, M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli, R. Pizzoferrato
J. Solgel Sci.&Tech.26, 967 (2003).

Electrical Properties of Sol-Gel Processed Hybrid Films
F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, M.L. Grilli, E. Di Bartolomeo, E. Traversa
J. Solgel Sci.&Tech., 26, 1081 (2003).

IR-luminescent Molecules in Hybrid Materials
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, A.Quatela, M. Glasbeek , E. van Veldhoven, H. Zhang
J. Solgel Sci.&Tech., 26, 909 (2003).

Hybrid strip-loaded waveguides on silicon substrates.
M. Casalboni, F. Belli, M. Cirillo, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito and R. Russo
J. Solgel Sci.&Tech.26, 937 (2003).

Optical Properties of Functionalized Solgel Derived Hybrid Materials.
P. Prosposito and M. Casalboni
In "Handbook of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials and Nanocomposites", ed. by H.S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publisher 1, 83 (2003).

Dipolar Relaxation Times of Tryptophan and Tyrosine in Glycerol and in Proteins: A Direct Evaluation from Their Fluorescence Decays
G. Mei, A.Di Venere, A. Finazzi Agr´┐Ż, F. De Matteis, N. Rosato
J. Fluorescence 13 (6), 467, 2003.

2002

Incorporation of zwitterionic push-pull chromophores in hybrid organic-inorganic matrices.
P. Innocenzi, E. Miorin, G. Brusatin, A. Abbotto, L. Beverina, G.A. Pagani, M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli, R. Pizzoferrato
Chem. Mater. 14, 3758 (2002).

Second harmonic generation in polymers containing a new azo-chromophore based on phenylnitrobenzoxazole.
V. Bruno, A. Castaldo, R. Centore, A. Sirigu, F. Sarcinelli, M. Casalboni, R. Pizzoferrato
J. Pol. Science A, 40,1468 (2002).

2001

Structural changes induced by the catalyst in hybrid sol gel films: a Micro-Raman investigation.
D. Bersani, P.P. Lottici, M. Casalboni, and P. Prosposito.
Material Letters, 51, 208 (2001).

Femtosecond dynamics of IR-molecules in hybrid materials.
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, M. Glasbeck, A.Quatela, E. van Veldhoven, H. Zang
J. Lumin., 94-95, 641 (2001).

Asymmetrical Distribution of Intrinsic Fluorescence Lifetimes in Proteins
G. Mei, A.Di Venere, F. De Matteis, A. Lenzi, N. Rosato
J. Fluorescence 11 (4), 319, 2001.

Role of Zirconium on the structural film evolution and on the optical properties of sol gel hybrid organic/inorganic glass films.
A. Baraldi, R. Capelletti, M. Pavesi, M. Zonin, M. Casalboni, and F. Sarcinelli.
Radiation Effects & Defects in Solids, 156, 81 (2001).

Optical characterization of alkyl-thiophenic monomers functionalized with second-order nonlinear chromophores.
R. Pizzoferrato, F. Sarcinelli, M. Angeloni, M. Casalboni, F. Bertinelli, P. Costa Bizzarri, C. Della Casa, M. Lanzi.
Chem. Phys. Lett. 343, 205 (2001).

Synthesis, characterisation and optical properties of symmetrical and unsymmetrical Pt(II) and Pd(II) bis-acetylides. Crystal structure of trans-[Pt(PPh3)2(C C-C6H5)(C C-C6H4NO2)]
R. D'Amato, A. Furlani, M. Colapietro, G. Portalone, M. Casalboni, M. Falconieri and M. V. Russo
J. Organomet. Chem., 627, 13 (2001).

Optical characterization of IR-active composite glasses.
M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, R. Pizzoferrato, A. Vinattieri
Optical Materials, 18, 285 (2001).

2000

Second Harmonic Generation and Absorption Spectra of Platinum organometallic complexes incorporated in PMMA films.
M. Casalboni, F. Sarcinelli, R. Pizzoferrato, R. D'Amato, A. Furlani and M.V. Russo.
Chem. Phys. Lett., 319, 107 (2000).

Optical investigation of infrared dyes in sol-gel films.
R. Pizzoferrato, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito
J. Lumin., 87-8987-89, 748 (2000).

Organically modified sol gel films doped with an infrared dye.
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, R. Pizzoferrato.
Thin Solid Films, 373, 150 (2000).

Emission decay times of F3+ and F2 color centers in LiF crystals
G. Baldacchini, R. Montereali, F. Menchini, R. Francini and F. De Matteis
J. of Lumin. 87-89 (1-4), 580, 2000.

Opposite effects of Ca2+ and GTP binding on tissue transglutaminase tertiary structure
A. Di Venere, A. Rossi,F. De Matteis, N. Rosato, A. Finazzi-Agr´┐Ż, G. Mei
J. Bio. Chem. 275, 3915, 2000.

1999

Silica-based sol-gel films optically functionalized with organic molecules.
F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito,F. Sarcinelli, M. Casalboni, R. Pizzoferrato, A. Furlani, M.V. Russo, A. Vannucci,M. Varasi.
J. Non-Crystalline Solids 245, 15 (1999).

Optical investigation of infrared dyes in hybrid thin films.
M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, P. Prosposito, R. Pizzoferrato.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 2172 (1999).

Dye-doped Zirconia-based Ormosil planar waveguides: optical properties and surface morphology.
E. Giorgetti, G. Margheri, S. Sottini, M. Casalboni, R. Senesi, M. Scarselli and R. Pizzoferrato.
Journal of Non-crystalline Solids 255, 193 (1999).

Second Harmonic Generation in PMMA film doped with organometallic complexes.
M. Casalboni, R. D Amato, I. Fratoddi, A. Furlani, R. Pizzoferrato, F. Sarcinelli, R. Senesi, A.Vannucci, M. Varasi.
Radiation Effects & Defects in Solids, 150, 237 (1999).

Femtosecond Studies of Double Proton Transfer in [2,2'-bipyridyl]-3,3'-diol in Sol-Gel Glasses.
P. Prosposito, D. Marks, H. Zhang and M. Glasbeek.
Radiation Effects & Defects in Solids, 150150, 385 (1999).

Organically modified sol gel films doped with infrared dyes: an optical investigation.
P. Prosposito, M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, R. Pizzoferrato.
Superficies y Vacio, 9, 85 (1999).

The effect of pressure and guanidine hydrochloride on azurins mutated in the hydrophobic core
G. Mei. A. Di Venere, F. Malvezzi Campeggi, G. Gilardi, N. Rosato, F. De Matteis, A. Finazzi-Agr´┐Ż.
Eur. J. Biochem. 265, 619, 1999.

1998

Optical investigation on dye-doped sol-gel glasses.
M. Casalboni and R. Pizzoferrato
Il Nuovo Cimento 20D, 867 (1998).

DODCI molecules incorporated in sol-gel glasses: the interaction with the silica matrix.
M. Casalboni, F. De Matteis, V. Ferone, P. Prosposito, R. Senesi , A. Bianco, A. De Mico
Chem Phys. Lett. 291, 167 (1998).

Flexibility of Helix 2 in the Human Glutathione Transferase P1-1. - TIME-RESOLVED FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY
L. Stella, A.M. Cacurri, N. Rosato, M. Nicotra, M. Lo Bello, F. De Matteis, A.P. Mazzetti, G. Federici, G. Ricci.
J. Bio. Chem. 273, 23267, 1998.

Resolution of the heterogeneous fluorescence in multi-tryptophan proteins: ascorbate oxidase
A.Di Venere, G. Mei, G. Gilardi, N. Rosato, F. De Matteis, R. McKay, E. Gratton, A. Finazzi Agr´┐Ż.
Eur. J. Biochem. 257, 337, 1998.

Dynamical Optical Properties in the Visible Emission of Colored Films of Lithium Fluoride.
G. Baldacchini, F. De Matteis, R. Francini, A. Mancini, F. Menchini, M. Montecchi, R. M. Montereali.
CIMTEC'98, 9th Int. Conf. on Modern Materials&Technologies, Topical Symposium X - Innovative Light Emitting Materials, Florence, Italy, June 14-19, 1998, pag.262.

Femtosecond double proton transfer dynamics in [2,2 -bipyridyl]-3,3 -diol in sol-gel glasses
P. Prosposito, D. Marks, H. Zhang and M. Glasbeek
Journal of Phys. Chem. A 102, 8894 (1998).

1997

Rigid cage effects on the optical properties of the dye 3,3'-diethyloxadicarbocyanine incorporated in silica-gel glasses.
M. Casalboni, R. Senesi, P. Prosposito, F. De Matteis and R. Pizzoferrato
Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2969 (1997).

Properties of dye-doped sol-gel glasses.
M Casalboni., F. De Matteis, R. Francini, P. Prosposito, R. Senesi, U.M. Grassano, R. Pizzoferrato, P. Gnappi, A. Montenero
J. Lumin. 72/74, 475 (1997).