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Author: Francini F Category: Articoli su Riviste JCR/ISI 

1) Optical simulation of a central receiver system: Comparison of different software tools in RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS
By: Jafrancesco D., Cardoso J., Mutuberria A., Leonardi E., Les I., Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D. Year: 2018 (Cit.: 12 DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2018.06.028)

2) Evaluation of the spot shape on the target for flat heliostats in ENERGIES
By: Jafrancesco D., Fontani D., Francini F., Sansoni P. Year: 2018 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.3390/en11071621)

3) Electroluminescence test to investigate the humidity effect on solar cells operation in ENERGIES
By: Fontani D., Sansoni P., Francini F., Messeri M., Pierucci G., DeLucia M., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2018 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.3390/en11102659)

4) Evaluation of elliptical optical cavity for a combustion thermophotovoltaic system in SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS
By: Sansoni P., Fontani D., Francini F., Jafrancesco D., Gabetta G., Casale M., Campesato R., Toniato G. Year: 2017 (Cit.: 3 DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2017.07.001)

5) Optical Tests on a Curve Fresnel Lens as Secondary Optics for Solar Troughs in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Fontani D., Sansoni P., Francini F., DeLucia M., Pierucci G., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2017 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1155/2017/1945875)

6) Energy constraints in pulsed phase control of chaos in PHYSICS LETTERS A
By: Meucci R., Euzzor S., Zambrano S., Pugliese E., Francini F., Arecchi F.T. Year: 2017 (Cit.: 6 DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2016.09.041)

7) Strategy and criteria to optically design a solar concentration plant in RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS
By: Jafrancesco D., Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D. Year: 2016 (Cit.: 4 DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2016.02.005)

8) Carbon-nanohorn based nanofluids for a direct absorption solar collector for civil application in JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
By: Moradi A., Sani E., Simonetti M., Francini F., Chiavazzo E., Asinari P. Year: 2015 (Cit.: 36 DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.9837)

9) Optical design of a light-emitting diode lamp for a maritime lighthouse in APPLIED OPTICS
By: Jafrancesco D., Mercatelli L., Sansoni P., Fontani D., Sani E., Coraggia S., Meucci M., Francini F. Year: 2015 (Cit.: 11 DOI: 10.1364/AO.54.003252)

10) Technique for outdoor test on concentrating photovoltaic cells in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Sansoni P., Fontani D., Francini F., Jafrancesco D., Pierucci G., De Lucia M. Year: 2015 (Cit.: 3 DOI: 10.1155/2015/308541)

11) Mirror array for a solar furnace: optical analysis and simulation results in RENEWABLE ENERGY
By: Jafrancesco D., Sansoni P., Francini F., Contento G., Cancro C., Privato C., Graditi G., Ferruzzi D., Mercatelli L., Sani E., Fontani D. Year: 2014 (Cit.: 8 DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2013.09.006)

12) Implementation and test of a LED-based lamp for a lighthouse in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D., Francini F., Fontani D., Sani E., Coraggia S., Meucci M., Sansoni P. Year: 2014 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1155/2014/574270)

13) New strategies and simulation tools to optically design a field of heliostats in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D., Sani E., Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2013 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1155/2013/523947)

14) Evaluation of surface slope irregularity in linear parabolic solar collectors in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Francini F., Fontani D., Sansoni P., Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D., Sani E. Year: 2012 (Cit.: 9 DOI: 10.1155/2012/921780)

15) Simple methods to approximate CPC shape to preserve collection efficiency in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Jafrancesco D., Sani E., Fontani D., Mercatelli L., Sansoni P., Giannini A., Francini F. Year: 2012 (Cit.: 8 DOI: 10.1155/2012/863654)

16) Pointing sensors and sun tracking techniques in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOENERGY
By: Fontani D., Sansoni P., Francini F., Jafrancesco D., Mercatelli L., Sani E. Year: 2011 (Cit.: 16 DOI: 10.1155/2011/806518)

17) Optical collection efficiency and orientation of a solar trough medium-power plant installed in Italy in RENEWABLE ENERGY
By: Sansoni P., Fontani D., Francini F., Giannuzzi A., Sani E., Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2011 (Cit.: 23 DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2011.02.004)

18) Ultra-refractory ceramics for high-temperature solar absorbers in SCRIPTA MATERIALIA
By: Sani E., Mercatelli L., Francini F., Sans J.-L., Sciti D. Year: 2011 (Cit.: 52 DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2011.07.033)

19) Flooded mask for underwater and above-water vision in APPLIED OPTICS
By: Mercatelli L., Sani E., Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2010 (Cit.: 0 DOI: 10.1364/AO.49.006134)

20) Carbon nanohorns-based nanofluids as direct sunlight absorbers in OPTICS EXPRESS
By: Sani E., Barison S., Pagura C., Mercatelli L., Sansoni P., Fontani D., Jafrancesco D., Francini F. Year: 2010 (Cit.: 97 DOI: 10.1364/OE.18.005179)

21) Indoor illumination by solar light collectors in LIGHTING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
By: Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D., Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2008 (Cit.: 17 DOI: 10.1177/1477153508095128)

22) Optical characterisation of solar concentrator in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Sansoni P., Francini F., Fontani D. Year: 2007 (Cit.: 16 DOI: 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2005.02.009)

23) Optical design and development of fibre coupled compact solar collectors in LIGHTING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
By: Sansoni P., Fontani D., Francini F., Jafrancesco D., Longobardi G. Year: 2007 (Cit.: 10 DOI: 10.1177/1365782806069510)

24) Color-coded methodology for deformable mirrors in OPTICAL ENGINEERING
By: Sansoni P., Fontani D., Francini F., Mercatelli L., Jafrancesco D. Year: 2006 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1117/1.2333452)

25) Sphingosine 1-phosphate induces cytoskeletal reorganization in C2C12 myoblasts: physiological relevance for stress fibres in the modulation of ion current through stretch-activated channels in JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE
By: Formigli L., Meacci E., Sassoli C., Chellini F., Giannini R., Quercioli F., Tiribilli B., Squecco R., Bruni P., Francini Fa., Zecchi Orlandini S. Year: 2005 (Cit.: 52 DOI: 10.1242/jcs.01695)

26) Sphingosine 1-phosphate induces cell contraction via calcium-independent/Rho-dependent pathways in undifferentiated skeletal muscle cells in JOURNAL OF CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY
By: Formigli L., Meacci E., Vassalli M., Nosi D., Quercioli F., Tiribilli B., Tani A., Squecco R., Francini F., Bruni P., Orlandini Zecchi S. Year: 2004 (Cit.: 20 DOI: 10.1002/jcp.10366)

27) Solar system for exploitation of the whole collected energy in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Ciamberlini C., Francini F., Longobardi G., Piattelli M., Sansoni P. Year: 2003 (Cit.: 18 DOI: 10.1016/S0143-8166(01)00130-0)

28) Effects of sphingosine 1-phosphate on excitation-contraction coupling in mammalian skeletal muscle in JOURNAL OF MUSCLE RESEARCH AND CELL MOTILITY
By: Bencini C., Squecco R., Piperio C., Formigli L., Meacci E., Nosi D., Tiribilli B., Vassalli M., Quercioli F., Bruni P., Orlandini Zecchi S., Francini F. Year: 2003 (Cit.: 23 DOI: 10.1023/B:JURE.0000009898.02325.58)

29) Identification of timber deformations in JOURNAL OF OPTICS A-PURE AND APPLIED OPTICS
By: Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P., Euzzor S., Ciamberlini C. Year: 2002 (Cit.: 3 DOI: 10.1088/1464-4258/4/6/388)

30) Sphingosine 1-phosphate induces Ca2+ transients and cytoskeletal rearrangement in C2C12 myoblastic cells in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY
By: Formigli L., Francini F., Meacci E., Vassalli M., Nosi D., Quercioli F., Tiribilli B., Bencini C., Piperio C., Bruni P., Orlandini S.Z. Year: 2002 (Cit.: 30 DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.00378.2001)

31) Sphingosine 1-phosphate evokes calcium signals in C2C12 myoblasts via Edg3 and Edg5 receptors in BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL
By: Meacci E., Cencetti F., Formigli L., Squecco R., Donati C., Tiribilli B., Quercioli F., Orlandini Zecchi S., Francini Fa., Bruni P. Year: 2002 (Cit.: 38 DOI: 10.1042/0264-6021:3620349)

32) Control of crankshaft finish by scattering technique in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Fontani D., Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P. Year: 2001 (Cit.: 6 DOI: 10.1016/S0143-8166(01)00021-5)

33) Optical control of surface finish in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Fontani D., Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P. Year: 1999 (Cit.: 8 DOI: 10.1016/S0143-8166(00)00014-2)

34) Soil textural classification by a photosedimentation method in APPLIED OPTICS (2004)
By: Buah-Bassuah P.K., Euzzor S., Francini F., Quansah G.W., Sansoni P. Year: 1998 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1364/AO.37.000586)

35) Phase-shifting speckle interferometry: a noise reduction filter for phase unwrapping in OPTICAL ENGINEERING
By: Capanni A., Pezzati L., Bertani D., Cetica M., Francini F. Year: 1997 (Cit.: 32 DOI: 10.1117/1.601488)

36) Computer generated holograms (CGH) realization: the integration of dedicated software tool with digital slides printer in PROCEEDINGS OF SPIE
By: Guarnieri V., Francini F. Year: 1997 (Cit.: 0 DOI: 10.1117/12.294413)

37) On-line textile quality control using optical Fourier transforms in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Castellini C., Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P., Tiribilli B. Year: 1996 (Cit.: 23 DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(95)00044-O)

38) Defect detection in textured materials by optical filtering with structured detectors and self-adaptable masks in OPTICAL ENGINEERING
By: Ciamberlini C., Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P., Tiribilli B. Year: 1996 (Cit.: 28 DOI: 10.1117/1.600663)

39) Characterisation of fulgides in a solid matrix as recording materials for optical components in OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
By: Francini F., Ottavi G., Sansoni P., Tiribilli B. Year: 1996 (Cit.: 13 DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(96)00225-8)

40) Neural networks for the optical recognition of defects in cloth in OPTICAL ENGINEERING
By: Hoffer L. M., Francini F., Tiribilli B., Longobardi G. Year: 1996 (Cit.: 24 DOI: 10.1117/1.601057)

41) Fragmentation of a drop as it falls in a lighter miscible fluid in PHYSICAL REVIEW E
By: Arecchi F.T., Buah Bassuah P.K., Francini F., Residori S. Year: 1996 (Cit.: 11 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.54.424)

42) Morphological characterization of flowing particles by image analysis techniques in PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION
By: Bonifazi G., Francini F., Guarnieri V., Longobardi G., Massacci P., Recinella M. Year: 1995 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.19950120613)

43) Hartmann test modification for measuring ophthalmic progressive lenses in APPLIED OPTICS (2004)
By: Castellini C., Francini F., Tiribilli B. Year: 1994 (Cit.: 34 DOI: 10.1364/AO.33.004120)

44) Scanning beam technique to measure small diffusion-coefficients in OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
By: Francini F., Buah Bassuah PK., Arecchi F.T. Year: 1994 (Cit.: 5 DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(94)90396-4)

45) On-line characterization of the shape and size of particles in PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION
By: Castellini C., Francini F., Longobardi G., Pampaloni E. Year: 1993 (Cit.: 9 DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.19930100103)

46) Optical sensor to measure the velocity of a surface in OPTICS AND LASER TECHNOLOGY
By: Francini F., Pampaloni E., Innocenti G. Year: 1993 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1016/0030-3992(93)90103-M)

47) Automatic inspection with optical position sensors in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Francini F., Longobardi G., Buah Bassuah PK. Year: 1992 (Cit.: 7 DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(92)90048-C)

48) Measurement of refractive index by double-exposure speckle pattern recording in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS
By: Buah-Bassuah P.K., Francini F., Molesini G. Year: 1989 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1119/1.16023)

49) An experimental investigation of the break-up of a liquid drop falling in a miscible fluid in EPL
By: Arecchi F.T., Buah-Bassuah P.K., Francini F., PĂ©rez-Garcia C., Quercioli F. Year: 1989 (Cit.: 25 DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/9/4/006)

50) Quality control of textile yarn by optical filtering technique in OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
By: Francini F., Longobardi G. Year: 1989 (Cit.: 3 DOI: 10.1016/0143-8166(89)90014-6)

51) Weft sensor for air-jet looms in REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
By: Castellini C., Francini F., Longobardi G. Year: 1989 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1063/1.1140661)

52) Low-cost clipped correlator system for use in measuring the velocity of textile fibers in REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
By: Francini F., Longobardi G. Year: 1987 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1063/1.1139614)

53) Opto-electronic system for displacement and vibration measurements in REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
By: Francini F., Macchiarulo M., Tiribilli B., Buah-Bassuah P. K. Year: 1987 (Cit.: 7 DOI: 10.1063/1.1139367)

54) A fast automatic method to measure the recession of a blade edge due to wear in WEAR
By: Bertani D., Cetica M., Francini F. Year: 1985 (Cit.: 2 DOI: 10.1016/0043-1648(85)90228-5)

55) Moire with one grating and a photodiode array in APPLIED OPTICS (2004)
By: Cetica M., Francini F., Bertani D. Year: 1985 (Cit.: 5)

56) Real time measurements of optical disuniformity fields in OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
By: Ciliberto S., Francini F., Simonelli F. Year: 1985 (Cit.: 8 DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(85)90348-7)

57) Eleclrooptical system for the automatic inspection of interlaced threads in APPLIED OPTICS (2004)
By: Francini F., Longobardi G., Venchiarutti V. Year: 1985 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1364/AO.24.002874)

58) High-resolution light spot localization with photodiode arrays in REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
By: Bertani D., Cetica M., Ciliberto S., Francini F. Year: 1984 (Cit.: 8 DOI: 10.1063/1.1137914)

59) Laser speckle velocimeter using a pair of virtually shifting photodiodes in OPTICS AND LASER TECHNOLOGY
By: Francini F. Year: 1983 (Cit.: 0 DOI: 10.1016/0030-3992(83)90032-4)

60) Electro-optical granulometer for measurements of flowing particles in OPTICS AND LASER TECHNOLOGY
By: Francini F., Iorio-Fili D., Longobardi G. Year: 1982 (Cit.: 1 DOI: 10.1016/0030-3992(82)90006-8)

61) Apparatus for measuring the size distribution of small particles in OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
By: Francini F., Longobardi G. Year: 1980 (Cit.: 0 DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(80)90080-2)