D’Amato Francesco

Professional Profile: Senior Researcher (Employee)
Activity field: Research
Main office/laboratory: Sezione Sesto Fiorentino – LENS
Office phone number: 055 5226 333
Laboratory phone number: 055 5226 202
E-mail:
Personal Web page: YES

OrcidID: 0000-0003-1349-6650ScopusID: 7005594499
Primary activity: Presently coordinator of the SPHERES Group – Spectroscopy & PHotonics for Environmental Research and Earth Studies (Optics for space applications, diode laser spectrometers for the measurement of concentration of gaseous species, Fourier transform spectrometers for the study of the Earth radiative budget, innovative materials for solid state lasers). Development of sensors based on spectroscopic techniques. Measurements of molecular spectroscopy. Development of optical devices for applications to spectroscopy (multipass cells) and to the exploitation of solar energy (concentrators). Preparation and management of national and internationsl RTD projects. Co-chairman of the conference series FLAIR – Field laser Applications in Industry and Research.

Main experiences acquired: Molecular spectroscopy, electronic noise reduction techniques, optics, cryogenics, laser sources, software for instrument automation, preparation of proposals and management of RTD projects, both national and international, organization of international conferences.

Scientific manager for INO of Funded Projects:
Reconciliaton of essential process parameters for an enhanced predictability of artic stratospheric ozone loss and its climate interactions
Sistemi innovativi di misura per la protezione dell’ambiente e della salute
CO2VOLC: Quantifying the global volcanic CO2 cycle
Large Aperture Telescope Technology
Solare Termodinamico ad Alto Rendimento
Stratospheric and upper tropospheric processes for better climate predictions
Metrology for air pollutant emissions (IMPRESS 2)

Research Groups:
Spectroscopy & PHotonics for Environmental Research and Earth Studies – SPHERES

Others Funded Projects in which he/she participates:
Progetto integrato per lo sviluppo della Capacità Tecnologica e Operativa della Toscana per l’Utilizzo esteso dello Spazio e più dell’aria.
Technical Assistance for a Far-Infrared Radiation Mobile Observation System (EE9 FORUM)

Publications, Research Results, now, in INO’s database are: 198
  –   Papers JCR/ISI Journals, are: 68
  –   Books or Chapters, are: 8
  –   Papers in Journals not indexed JCR/ISI, are: 3
  –   Conference proceedings, are: 18
  –   Abstract, are: 57

Bibliometric indices are calculated USING ONLY THE INO DATABASE and the number of citations from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) is updated at 2021-05-02
  –   maximum number of citations for an article: 104
  –   maximum impact factor (IF) for a journal when an article is published: 5.520
  –   H-INDEX: 19   G-INDEX: 29   HC-INDEX (contemporary): 11 
  –   List of TopTen papers in citations  –   List of TopTen journals in Impact Factor