papers in chronological order with ref  # [xx] to COMPLETE LIST

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(updated Dec.2013)




[1c] S. Donati, E.Gatti, V.Svelto: "The Statistical Behavior of the Scintillation Detector: Theory and Experiments", in: Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics, edited by L.Marton, Academic Press, vol. 26 (1969) pp.251-304.

[5b] S. Donati: (Editor): "Proceedings Elettroottica'94", Pavia, 1994. A volume of 492 pages (94 papers), bound, (AEI, Milano) (in Italian).

[8b] S. Donati, A. Gilardini (Editors): "Infrared Techniques". A volume of III+166 pages (16 papers), bound, size 16x23, AEI, Milano 1997 (in Italian).

[12b] S. Donati (Editor): "Proceedings of ODIMAP II", Second Conference On Distance Measurements and Applications, Pavia, 20-22 May 1999 (95 papers). A volume of XI+410 pages, size 17x24, published by IEEE-LEOS, May 1999.

[6b] F. Docchio, S. Donati (Editors): "The Laser Interferometer in Industrial Applications". A volume of 213 pages (24 papers), bound, AEI, Milano 1995 (in Italian).

[2c] S. Donati, S.Merlo, M.Norgia: "The Electro-Optical Gyroscope”, in: Fiber Optic Sensors, edited by A. Higuera, J. Wiley and Sons (2002), pp.241-265.

[17b] S. Donati, T.Bosch (Editors): ‘Optical Distance Measurements’, Special Issue of Journal of Optics A, vol.4, (Nov. 2002), pp.S232-S413.

[15b] S. Donati (Editor): "Proceedings of ODIMAP III", Third Conference On Distance Measurements and Applications, Pavia, 20-22 Septr.2001  (65 papers). A volume of XI+445 pages, size 17x24, published by IEEE-LEOS, 2001.

[14b] T. Bosch, S.Donati (Guest Editors): ‘Distance and Displacement Measurements by Laser Techniques’, Special Issue of Optical Engineering, vol.40, (2001), pp.1-99.

[3a] S. Donati: "Electro-Optical Instrumentation - Sensing and Measuring with Lasers" e-book version,  XVIII+425 pages, 2008, Prentice Hall, USA, ISBN 013 0161610-9 see web: <http://vig.prenhall.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0130616109,00.html>

[4c] S.Donati: “Photomultipliers” in: “Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering”, ed. by M.Akay, J.Wiley and Sons, 2006, ebs092. ISBN: 978-0-471-24967-2


PAPERS in International JOURNALS


[4d] S.Donati, A.Sona: "Evaluation of the Visibility Improvement in Fog by the Range Gating Technique", Journal of Optoelectronics, 1 (1969) pp.89-96.

[5d] S.Donati, A.Sona: "Further Results on the Range Gating Technique: Visibility in Sea Water", Journal  of Optoelectronics, 1 (1969) pp.155-159.

[8d] S.Donati, A.Sona: "Optical Range Gating to Extend Visibility in the Fog", Alta Frequenza, 39 (1970) pp.202-203.

[13d] S.Donati: "Optoelectronic Techniques for Navigation Aids in Poor Weather", Alta Frequenza, 43 (1974), pp.725-732.

[12d] S.Donati: "Thermal Imaging Through Hazes and Fog: Experimental Results", Alta Frequenza, 42 (1973), pp.101-105.

$[11d] S.Donati, A.Sona: "Visibility Improvement in Scattering Media", Alta Frequenza, 41 (1972), pp.186-193.

[18d] S.Donati, V.Speziali: "A Noncontact, High Sensitivity Laser Stethoscope", Laser & ElektroOptik, 10 (1978) pp.43-44.

[21d] S.Donati, M.Puglisi, V.Speziali: "Comparison of Laser and Acoustical Methods for Respiratory Sound Measurements", Laser & ElektroOptik, 12 (1980) pp.34-35.

[26d] S.Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi: "A Fiber Sensor for Current Measurements in Power Lines", Alta Frequenza, 53 (1984), pp.310-314.

$[27d] S. Donati, V. Annovazzi Lodi, T. Tambosso: "Magnetooptical Fibre Sensors for the Electrical Industry: Analysis of Performances", IEE Proceedings part J, Optoelectronics, vol.135 (1988), pp.372-382.

[29d] T. Tambosso, S. Donati: "Influence of the input SOP on Polarimetric and  Interferometric Measurements of Birefringence", Optics Letters , vol.14 (1989), pp. 476-479.

[29d] idem, reprinted in: Polarization, edited by Bruce Billings, SPIE Milestones in Optics, vol. MS-23, 1990, pp. 388-390.

$[35d] V. Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S. Merlo: "Coiled-Fiber Sensor for Vectorial Measurement of Magnetic Field", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technologies, vol.10 (1992), pp.2006-2010.

[N]  V.Annovazzi Lodi: Sensori a fibra ottica per l'industria elettrica. Relazione ad invito, Elettroottica 92, Firenze, 25-27 mag. 1992, pp.151-162.

[40d] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo: ‘Thermodynamic phase noise in fiber interferometers,  Journal of Optical and Quantum Electr.  vol.28 (1996),pp.43-49.

[45d] S. Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, L. Bottazzi, D. Zambarbieri: "Pickup of Head Movement in Vestibular  Reflex Experiments with an Optical Fiber Gyroscope", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. STQE-2 (Sept-Dec.1996),  pp.890-894.

[50d] S. Donati, G.Giuliani, M.Sorel: "Proposal of a new Approach to the Electro-optical Gyroscope: the GaAlAs Integrated Ring Laser", Alta Frequenza, vol.9, no.6 (Dec. 1997), pp.61-63.

[56d] M.Sorel, G.Giuliani, P.J.R. Laybourn, S. Donati: "Progress on the GaAlAs Ring Laser Gyroscope", Alta Frequenza  vol.10, no.6 (Dec. 1998), pp.45-48.

[Y1] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo: “Mechanical-Thermal Noise in Micromachined Gyros”, Microelectronics Journal, vol. 30, 1999, pp. 1227-1230.

[60d] G. Giuliani, S.Donati, M. Passerini, T. Bosch: ‘Angle Measurement by Injection Detection Interferometry in a Laser Diode’, Optical Engineerg, vol.40, (2001), pp.95-99.

[59d] S. Donati: ‘Electrooptics in the Y2K’, Keynote Paper, in: Proceedings ‘Elettroottica 2000’, Padova, 3-5 May 2000, pp.XI, also: e-paper on the web, http://leos.unipv.it

[64d] M. Norgia, S.Donati: ‘A Hybrid Opto-Mechanical  Gyroscope with an Injection-Interferometer Readout’, Electronics Lett.  vol. 37,  (June 7, 2001), pp. 756-758.

[66d] G.Giuliani, M. Norgia, S. Donati, T.Bosch: ‘Laser Diode Self-Mixing Technique for Sensing Applications’, Review Paper, Journal of Optics A,  vol.4, (Nov. 2002), pp.S283-S294.

[S2] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, M. Norgia: ‘Characterization of Silicon Microstructures by Feedback  Interferometry’, Journal of Optics A,  vol.4, (Nov. 2002), pp.S311-S317.

[I3] S.Merlo, V.Annovazzi-Lodi, M.Benedetti, F.Carli, M.Norgia.”Testing of Venetial Blind Microstructures with Optical MethodsIEEE J. of MEMS, vol.15 (2006), pp.588-596.

[74d] S.Donati,C.-Y.Chen,C-C.Yang: "Uncertainty of Positioning and Displacement Measurements in Quantum and Thermal Regimes", IEEE Trans Instrum & Measur vol.IM-56 (2007), pp.1658-1665.

[78d]  E.Charbon, S.Donati: Ultrafast Single-Photon Image Diagnostics Sensors with APD Arrays for Industrial and Bio ApplicationsFyzika – Azerbaijan Journal of Physics, vol.16, No1, pp.64-67, 2010.

[Z4] S. Burgarella, S. Merlo, B. Dell’Anna, G. Zarola, M. Bianchessi: “A modular microfluidic platform for cells handling by dielectrophoresisMicroelectronic Engineering,  87, Nov.2010, pp. 2124-2133.                                                                    

[Z5] G. Barillaro, S. Merlo, S. Surdo, L.M. Strambini, F. Carpignano: ”Optical quality-assessment of high-order one-dimensional silicon photonic crystals with a reflectivity notch at λ~1.55µm”, IEEE Photonics Journal, 2, 2010, pp. 981-990.  

[77d] E.Charbon, S.Donati “SPAD Sensors Come of Age”, OSA Optics and Photonics News, vol.21, No.2, (2010), pp.34-41

[78d]  E.Charbon, S.Donati: “Ultrafast Single-Photon Image Diagnostics Sensors with APD Arrays for Industrial and Bio Applications Fyzika – Azerbaijan J. of Physics, v.16, No1, pp.64-67, 2010.

[82d] G.-F. Dalla Betta,  S. Donati, Q. D. Hossain, G. Martini, L. Pancheri, D. Saguatti,  D. Stoppa, G.Verzellesi:  "Design and Characterization of Current Assisted Photonic Demodulators in 0.18-µm CMOS Technology", IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, 58, (2011), pp.1702-1709.

[81d] S. Donati, G. Martini,E. Randone: "Improving Photodetector Performance by means of Micro-optics Concentrators", IEEE J. Lightwave Technologies, vol.29, 2011, pp.661-665.







[7e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Donati:"A Fiber-Optic Laser Gyroscope with Improved Sensitivity", Proceedings  ICO-12  den Hague (1981), p.52.

[12e] S.Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi: "A Dual-Frequency Fiber Gyroscope", Proceedings  ICALEO'82, Boston (1982) pp.85-89 (in Italian).

[13e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati: "Monomode Fiberoptic Sensors based on Birifrangence Effects" Proceedings 84th AEI Annual Meeting, Cagliari (1983), paper B24(in Italian).

[14e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Donati, G.Martini:"The Fiberoptic Gyroscope" Proceedings 84th AEI Annual Meeting, Cagliari (1983), paper B38 (in Italian).

[17e] S. Donati, V. Annovazzi Lodi: "High Voltage Line Diagnostics by means of a Fiberoptic Sensor",Proceedings 86th AEI Annual Meeting Pavia, 1985, paper 2.2.3 (in Italian).

[18e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati: "An All-Fiber Current Sensor Operating without Linkage on Three-Phase Lines", Proc. LASER 85, ed. by W.Waidelich, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 1985, pp.202-206.

[19e] S. Donati, T. Tambosso: Laser Injection Modulation Sensors, in:"Optical Fiber Sensors" edited by A.N.Chester, S. Martellucci, A.M.Scheggi, NATO ASI Series No.132, 1987, pp. 369-373, presented to the NATO Conf., Erice 1982.

[20e] S. Donati, V. Annovazzi Lodi, G. Martini: "All-Fiber Gyroscope: Design and Performances", in: Optical Fiber Sensors", ed. by A.N. Chester, S.Martellucci, A.M. Scheggi, NATO ASI Series No.132, 1987, pp.299-308, presented to the NATO Conf., 1982.

[21e] V.Annovazzi Lodi,S.Donati:"Fiber Current Sensors for H.V. Lines", Proceedings of Fiber Optic Sensors II  Conference, the Hague, SPIE  vol. 798,1987, pp.270-274.

[22e] S. Donati, T. Tambosso: "A Fiber Optic Colorimeter for Liquid Phase Chroma-tography of Aminoacids", Proc. "Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Applications of Fibers", Boston 1988, SPIE vol.990, (1989), pp.70-77.

[28e] G. Brunetti, R. Dell'Acqua, S. Donati: "A Thick-Film Inclinometer", Proceedings 7th European Hybrid  Microelectronics Conf., Hamburg 24-26 may 1989, paper 8.6.

[32e] S.Donati: "The Electrooptical Gyroscope", Invited paper, Proceedings Elettroottica 90, Milano 16-18 Oct .1990, pp.39-50 (in Italian).

[33e] S.Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, T.Tambosso, S.Merlo: "All-fiber Sensors form Current and Magnetic Field Measurements" Proceedings Elettroottica 90,  Milano, 16-18 Oct . 1990, pp. 115-120 (in Italian)..

[34e] G. Martini, S. Donati: "Interferometric Vibrometer with Non-contact Operation", Proceedings Elettroottica 90,  Milano, 16-18 Oct. 1990, pp.87-92 (in Italian).

[36e] S. Donati, V. Annovazzi Lodi, T.Tambosso, G. Degli Esposti, A. Albini: "Non-contact Current Measurement by Fiberoptic Sensors", Proceedings 7th Intl. Symp. on High Voltage Engineering, New Orleans, 26 aug.-1 sept.1989, paper 42.11, 1989.

[38e] S. Donati, G. Martini: "High-Sensitivity Fibre-Optic Spectrophotometer", Procee-dings LASER 89 Optoelektronik, Munchen 1989, pp.760-765.

[43e] S. Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, G.Degli Esposti: "A novel magnetic field fiberoptic sensor", Proceedings 7th International High Voltage Symposium, Dresden 26-28 Aug. 1991, paper 13.04, pp.123-126.

[44e] S.Donati, G.Bendelli: "Laser and Optical Fiber Gyroscopes for Space Applications", Proceedings  Elettroottica 92, Firenze, 1992, pp.179-183 (in Italian).

[45e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S. Merlo: "Optical Fiber Sensor for the Vectorial Measurement of Magnetic Fields", Proceedings  Elettroottica 92, Firenze, 1992, pp.325-328 (in Italian).

[52e] V. Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo, L.Zucchelli: "Vectorial Magnetic-Field Fiberoptic Sensor based on Accurate Birefringence Control", Proceedings Optical Fiber Sensor Conference, OFS-9, Firenze, 1993, pp.293-302.

[57e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo: "All-Fiber Magnetic-Field Directional Sensor", Proceedings  Elettroottica'96, Milano, 1996, pp.420-424 (in Italian).

[58e]  V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo: "Thermodynamic Phase Noise in Optical-Fiber Interferometers", Proceedings  Elettroottica'96, Milano, 1996, pp.41-45 (in Italian).

[59e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, M.Musio: "The Electro-optic Gyroscope for the Automotive", Proceedings  Elettroottica'96, Milano, 1996, pp.69-73 (in Italian).

[62e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, M.Musio: "A Fiberoptics Gyroscope for Automotive Navigation", Proceedings International Conference on 'Advances in Microsystems for Automotive Applications', Berlin 2-3 Dec.1996.

[70e] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, L. Bottazzi: "Using a Fiberoptic Gyroscope to Pickup the Vestibule-Oculomotor Reflex", Proceedings Elettroottica'98, Matera 1998, pp.194-198 (in Italian).

[75e] M.Sorel, G.Giuliani, P.J.R. Laybourn, S. Donati: "Integrated semiconductor laser rotation sensors", Proc. Photonics West,  (San Diego, Jan.1999): Integrated Optics Devices III, SPIE vol.3620, pp.322-331.

[M1] F. Casciati, S. Merlo, G. Zonta: Sensori in fibra ottica per il monitoraggio di Ponti, Atti di Elettroottica'98, Matera 12-14 maggio 1998, pp.266-170.

[U1] F. Casciati, S. Merlo, G. Zonta, Intensity fiber optic sensors for civil infra-structures,  Proc. Intl workshop on fiber optic sensors for construction materials and bridges, USA 3-6 May 1998, , Technomic Publishing, Lancaster, pp. 209-218.

[V1] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, M.Norgia:  Interferometric Characterization of a Micromachined Gyroscope, Proc. ODIMAP II, Pavia, May 1999, pp. 307-312.

[81e] G.Giuliani, S. Donati, M. Passerini: ‘Angle-Measurement by Injection-Detection in a Laser Diode’, Proc. IEEE-LEOS Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, Nov. 2000, pp.876-877.

[82e] S. Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, M. Norgia: ‘Measurements of MEMS Mechanical Parameters by Injection Interferometry’, Proc. IEEE-LEOS Conf. on Optical MEMS, Kawai, HI, 21-24 Aug.2000, pp.89-90.

[M1] F. Casciati, S. Merlo, G. Zonta: Sensori in fibra ottica per il monitoraggio di Ponti, Atti di Elettroottica'98, Matera 12-14 maggio 1998, pp.266-170 (in Italian).

[T1] F. Casciati, S. Merlo, G. Zonta, Civil infrastructure system monitoring, 9ş World Ceramic Cong. - Symp. on Smart Structures, Firenze (Italy), June 1998.

[O2] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, M.Norgia, G.Spinola, B.Vigna, F.Villa, S.Zerbini: ‘Caratterizzazione Ottica di MEMS’, Atti di ‘Elettroottica 2002’, Montecatini Terme 29-31 Maggio 2002, pp.53-56.

[P2] D.d’Alessandro, V.Annovazzi Lodi, F.Crespi: ‘Sviluppo di un Sistema Elettroottico per Telemetria di Sostanze Neurochimiche’, Atti di ‘Elettroottica 2002’, Montecatini Terme 29-31 Maggio 2002, pp.303-306.

[Q2] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo, M. Norgia, G.Spinola, B.Vigna, S.Zerbini: Characterization of MEMS by Feedback  Interferometry’, in: Design, Test, Intagration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS Cannes 6-8 May 2002, SPIE vol. 4755 (2002).

[1w] S. Donati: “Coupling Phenomena in Laser Diodes and their Applications to Self-Mix Interferometry” Part I and Part II,  Slide and Audio Presentation of the LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Program, The LEOS University 2009, see <http://www.ieee.org/ portal/site/leos> and click Education/LEOS University.

[1w-bis] S.Donati: “Coupling Phenomena in Laser Diodes and their Applications to Chaos-Based Cryptography”, Slide and Audio Presentation of the LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Program, The LEOS University 2009, see <http://www.ieee.org/portal/site/leos> and click Education/LEOS University.

[E4] S. Burgarella, B. Dell’Anna, V. Perna, G. Zarola, S. Merlo”A Modular Platform for Cell Characterization, Handling and Sorting by Dielectrophoresis”, COMSOL Conf. Milan, Italy, October 14-16, 2009, also presented at XXVII Conf. Naz. di Citometria, Ferrara, 14-17 Ottobre 2009.

[129e] E.Charbon, S.Donati: An Ultrafast Single-Photon Image Diagnostics Sensor with APD Arrays for Industrial and Bio-applications, Invited Paper, Proc. ALT’09, Antalya, 29 Sept.-2 Oct.2009.

[130e] E. Randone, G. Martini, M. Fathi and S.Donati: "SPAD-Array Photoresponse is Increased by a Factor 35 by use of a Microlens Array Concentrator", Proc. 22nd Ann.Meet. IEEE Photonics Society, Antalya, 4-8 Oct 2009, paper TuX3.

[131e] G.Martini, E.Randone, M.Fathi, and S.Donati: “Uniformity of Concentration Factor and BFL in Microlens Array for Image Detectors ApplicationsOSA Proceedings Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV, San Jose 11-15 Oct 2009, paper FWG5

[133e] S. Donati, G.Martini, E.Randone, M.Fathi, J.-H.Lee, E.Charbon: “Uniformity of Concentration Factor and Back Focal Length in Molded Polymer Microlens Array”, Proc. CLEO/QELS 2010, San Jose, May16-21, 2010, paper JThE36

[134e] G.-F.Dalla Betta, L.Pancheri, D.Stoppa, S. Donati, G. Martini, G.Verzellesi (Invited Paper): “A 180-nm CMOS Time-of-Flight 3-D Image Sensor”, Proceeding 9th WIO 2010 – Workshop on Information Optics, Helsinki, July 12-16, 2010, paper M4.

[135e] S.Donati,  J.-H. Lee,Y.-H. Lan: “Polymer Microlenses for Fill-Factor Recovery: Spread in Optical Parameters of Fabricated Samples Proc. MOC’10, 2010 Microoptics Conf., Hsinchu (RoC), Oct.31-Nov.3, 2010, paper TC-5.

[136e] S.Donati (Invited Paper): “Ultrafast Single-Photon Image Sensor based on SPAD Arrays for Industrial and Bio-applications”, OPT-10, Proc. 2010 Intnl Conf. on Optics and Photonics Taiwan, Southern Taiwan University, Tainan, Dec. 3-4, 2010, paper VII-2.

[137e] G.-F.Dalla Betta, S. Donati, Q.D.Hossain, G.Martini, L.Pancheri, D.Stoppa, G.Verzellesi: ”TOF-Range Image Sensor in 0.18 mm CMOS technology based on Current Assisted Photonic Demodulators”, Proc. CLEO/QELS 2011, Baltimore, May 2-5, 2011, paper CMG6.

[36f] G.-F. Dalla Betta, Q.D.Hossain, S.Donati, G.Martini, M.T.Fathi, E.Randone, G.Verzellesi, D.Saguatti, D.Stoppa, L.Pancheri, N.Massari: “Dispositivo per la Ripresa di Immagini 3D basato su Tecnologia CMOS 180 nm e Telemetria a Modulazione Sinusoidale” Atti di Fotonica 2010, Pisa 25-27 May 2010.

[147e] G.Martini, E.Randone, S.Donati: "Very low frequency Self-Mixing laser Diode vibrometer" (invited Paper) Proc. IEEE Conf on Sensors, Taipei, Oct.28-31, 2012 , pp.254-257, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICSENS.2012.6411498

[149e] S. Donati, M.Norgia: "A Lensless Sef-Mixing Blood Flow Sensor", 2nd Intl. Conf. on Biophotonics, Taipei,  July 17-19, 2013, paper Th2-5, pp.65-67.





[4g] S. Donati, G.Giuliani, S.Merlo: "Retroreflection Interferometer with a Laser Diode for the Unambiguous Measurement of Micrometric Displacements", Italian Patent  PV- 94A 00012 filed Oct.1994.

[3g] T. Tambosso, V. Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo: "Fiberoptic Faraday Rotator", Italian Patent MI-94 A 000548 filed March 1994.

[2g] S. Donati, R.Dell'Acqua, G.Brunetti, G.Dell'Orto: "Electrical Inclination Sensor  and Associated Detection Circuits" Italian Patent 67048 A/88, filed January 1988. International Extensions to: USA, Japan, D, UK, F, E, S, NL, June 1988. Cited by 17 USA patents.

[1g] S.Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi: "Optoelectronic Transceiver for Applying and Detecting Biological Electrical Signals" Italian Patent  22617 A/85 N°1186330 (filed May, 1985).