papers in chronological order with ref  # [xx]

blue are downloadable paper

(updated June 2010)





[1b] S.Donati, E.Gatti (Guest Editors): "Photoelectronics", Special Issue Alta Frequenza, 47 (1978), (21 papers) pp.96-237.

 [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.

[1a]  S. Donati: "Fotorivelatori", A volume di IV+408 pages, size 16x24, bound, AEI  Milano, October 1997. ISBN 88-87237-00-X. II Edition, October 1998.

[2a] S. Donati: "Photodetectors – Devices, Circuits and Applications" Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA, October 1999. A volume of XIV+440 pages, bound, size16x24. ISBN 0-13020337-8.

[20b]  M.Itzler, S.Donati, M.S.Unlu, K.Kato: "Photodetector and Imaging", Special Issue of the Journal Selected Topics in Quant. Electron., vol.10 (July/Aug.2004), Introduction: pp.665; 21 papers, pages 668-840.

[3c] G.Giuliani S. Donati: “Optical Feedback Effects” in: “Unlocking Dynamical Diversity - Optical Feedback Effects on Semiconductor Lasers”, ed. by A.Shore and D.Kane, J.Wiley and Sons, Chichester 2005, pp.217-255.  ISBN: 0-470-85619-X

[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

[92] S.Donati, G.Martini, T.Tambosso: "Speckle Pattern Errors in Self-Mixing Interferometry", IEEE Journal Select. Topics Quantum El. vol.49, 2013, pp.798-806, DOI 10.1109/JQE.2013. 2276894.

 [83d] S. Donati: “Responsivity and Noise of Self-Mixing Photodetection Schemes”, IEEE Journal Quantum Electronics, 47, 2011, pp.1428-143. 

[85d] S. Donati: ”Developing Self-Mixing Interferometry for Instrumentation and MeasurementsLaser   Photonics Review, vol.6 (2012), pp. 393–417, (DOI) 10.1002/lpor.201100002.

[83d]S.Donati: “Responsivity and Noise of Self-Mixing Photodetection Schemes”, IEEE Journal Quantum Electr., vol.47, 2011, pp-1428-1433.

[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.

[63d] D. d'Alessandro, G. Giuliani, S.Donati : ‘Spectral Gain and Noise Evolution of SOA and SOA-based Switch Matrix, IEE Proc.J. Optoelectronics, vol.148 (2001), PP.125-130.

 [R1] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Merlo: A Semiclassical Model for Noise Propagation in Depleted-Pump Optical Amplifiers, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. QE-34 (1998), pp.1823-1829

 [F2] G.Giuliani, D. D’Alessandro: ‘Noise Analysis of Conventional and Gain-Clamped Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers’, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. LT-18 (Sept. 2000), pp. 1256-1263.

 [58d] D. D’Alessandro, S. Donati: ‘Optimum Phase Bias for Interferometers in the Quantum Noise Regime’, Alta Freq., vol.12, no.2 (2000), pp.72-75.

 [57d] M. Norgia, G.Giuliani, S. Donati: "Noise Evolution Along Optically Amplified Links in Presence of Nonlinear parametric Gain", IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. LT-17 (Oct.1999), pp. 1750-1757.

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

[V1] G. Giuliani: Semiclassical Particle-like Description of Optical Amplifier Noise Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol.31 (1999), pp.367-376.

[48d]  S. Donati, G. Giuliani: "Noise in an Optical Amplifier: Formulation of a new Semiclassical Theory",IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. QE-33 (Sept.1997), pp.1481-1488.

[33d] V. Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S. Merlo: “Squeezed States in Direct and Coherent Detection”, Journ. Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol.24 (1992), pp.285-301.

[40d] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati, S.Merlo: "Thermodynamic Phase Noise in Fiber Interferometers", Journal of Optical and Quant. Electronics  vol.28 (1996), pp.43-49.

[19d] S.Donati, F.Montecchi:"Analysis of Frequency Response and Noise of CCD Structures", Revue de Physique Applique  13 (1978), pp.203-209.

[16d] S.Donati, V.Svelto: "Theory of Transfer Noise in CCD from a Circuit Model" IEEE Trans on Electron Devices, ED-24 (1977) p.1184-1187.

[10d] E.Gatti, S.Donati: "Optimum Signal Processing for Distance Measurement with Lasers", Applied Optics, 10 (1971) pp.2446-2451.

[9d] F.T.Arecchi, M.Corti, V.Degiorgio, S.Donati: "Measurement of Light Correlations in the Subnanosecond Region by Photomultipliers", Optics Communications, 3 (1971) pp.284-291.

[3d] S. Donati, V.Svelto: "The Statistical Behaviour of the Avalanching Photodiode", Alta Frequenza, 37 (1968) pp.476-484.

[2d] M.Bertolaccini, C.Bussolati, S.Cova, S.Donati, V.Svelto: "Statistical Behaviour of the Scintillation Counter: Experimental Results", Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 51 (1967), pp.325-332.

[1d] S. Donati, E.Gatti, V.Svelto: "An Equivalent Circuit for the Statistical Behaviour of the Scintillation Counter", Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 46 (1967), pp.165-169.





[85e] G.Giuliani, D. D’Alessandro, S. Donati: ‘Noise Analysis of Gain-Clamped and Conventional SOAs’, Proceed. of Symp. on ‘Phys. and Simulation of Optoelectr. Devices VIII’, San Jose, 22-28 Jan 2000, SPIE vol. 3944, pp 572-580.

[80e] M. Norgia, G.Giuliani, S. Donati: "Noise in Optically Amplified Links with a new Vacuum-Field Model", Proceedings LEOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco 8-11 Nov.1999, pp. 477-478.

[G2] V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo: ‘Un modello semiclassico per il calcolo del rumore negli amplificatori ottici’ Atti di Fotonica 2001, Atti del 7° Convegno Nazionale sulle Tecniche Fotoniche nelle Telecomunicazioni, Ischia 23-25 giugno 2001, pp.143-146.

[78e] G.Giuliani, D. D’Alessandro, S. Donati: "Analysis of Gain-Clamped SOAs with Reduced Noise Figure", Proceedings of  ECOC’99 , Nice, pp.358-359.

[77e] G.Giuliani, S. Donati: "Analysis of the Signal Amplitude Regimes in Injection-Detection", Proceedings of ODIMAP II, Pavia, May 1999, pp. 75-80.

[79e] G.Giuliani, M. Norgia, S. Donati: "Laser Diode Linewidth measurement by means of Self-Mixing Interferometry", Proceedings LEOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco 8-11 Nov.1999, pp. 726-727.

[80e] M. Norgia, G.Giuliani, S. Donati: "Noise in Optically Amplified Links with a new Vacuum-Field Model", Proceedings LEOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco 8-11 Nov.1999, pp. 477-478.

[67e] S. Donati, G. Giuliani, M. Norgia: "Study of Optically Amplified Transmission Lines by means of a New Model of the EDFA", Proceedings Fotonica’97, Roma 1997, pp.78-82 (in Italian).

[63e] S. Donati, M.Sorel: High-Sensitivity Measurements of Return Loss by Self-Heterodyne in a Laser Diode, Proc. Optical Fiber Conference OFC'97, Dallas 16-21 feb.1997, paper WJ8.

[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).

[53e] S. Donati, G.Giuliani: "Noise in Optical Amplifiers: A Critical Comparison between Different Descriptions", Proceedings  Fotonica 95, Sorrento 1995, pp.137-140 (in Italian)..

[51e] G.M.D'Ariano, C.Macchiavello, V. Annovazzi Lodi, S. Donati: "Noise in Optical amplifiers: Equivalence of the Parametric and Active-Medium Structures", Proceedings Fotonica 93,  Arezzo 28-30 apr. 1993, pp.355-358 (in Italian).

[42e] S. Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo: "Sqeezed-State Photodetection and its Potential Applications in Optical Communications", invited paper, Proceedings Fotonica 91, Sirmione, 1991, pp.229-236 (in Italian).




[17f] S. Donati, G.Giuliani: “Il rumore negli amplificatori ottici”. in: Amplificatori Ottici (edited by  S. Donati and A. Zuccala), AEI, 1996, pp.61-80.

[5f] S. Donati, V.Annovazzi Lodi, S.Merlo: "Fotorivelazione oltre il Limite Quantico con Sorgenti a Stati Spremuti", Alta Frequenza – Rivista di Elettronica,  vol.3, 1991, pp.49-55.