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ProfessorPifferi Antonio Giovanni
QualificationFull professor full time
Belonging DepartmentDipartimento di Fisica
Scientific-Disciplinary SectorFIS/01 - Experimental Physics
Curriculum VitaeDownload CV (1.17Mb - 21/01/2020)

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Data source: RE.PUBLIC@POLIMI - Research Publications at Politecnico di Milano

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2023 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Journal Articles
Interstitial null-distance time-domain diffuse optical spectroscopy using a superconducting nanowire detector (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2022 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Abstract in Atti di convegno
A smart optical and ultrasound device for the diagnostics of breast cancer (Show >>)
Preliminary Evidence of the Efficacy of Time-Resolved Broad-Spectrum Optical Mammography in Monitoring Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
Performance and reproducibility assessment across multiple time-domain near-infrared spectroscopy device replicas (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
First in-vivo diffuse optics application of a time-domain multiwavelength wearable optode (Show >>)
SOLUS: Multimodal System Combining Ultrasounds and Diffuse Optics for Tomographic Imaging of Breast Cancer (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Criteria for the design of tissue-mimicking phantoms for the standardization of biophotonic instrumentation (Show >>)
Estimation of porcine pancreas optical properties in the 600–1100 nm wavelength range for light-based therapies (Show >>)
Evaluation of a pipeline for simulation, reconstruction, and classification in ultrasound-aided diffuse optical tomography of breast tumors (Show >>)
Multi-laboratory performance assessment of diffuse optics instruments: the BitMap exercise (Show >>)
Optical imaging and spectroscopy for the study of the human brain: status report (Show >>)
Reproducibility of identical solid phantoms (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2021 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Conference proceedings
A multi-laboratory comparison of photon migration instruments and their performances: the BitMap exercise (Show >>)
Auto-correlation for multi-view deconvolved reconstruction in light sheet microscopy (Show >>)
Broadband optical spectroscopy of the human adipose and muscle tissues – An in-vivo pilot study (Show >>)
Compact Time-Domain NIRS oximeter for non-invasive brain and muscle monitoring (Show >>)
Fast-gated digital silicon photomultiplier maximizes light harvesting and depth sensitivity in time-domain diffuse optics (Show >>)
High-throughput multi-wavelength time-resolved optical mammograph: importance of in vivo performance assessment (Show >>)
In vivo time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy at 1 μm (Show >>)
In-vivo time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy with a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector (Show >>)
Investigating the lung using time-resolved diffuse optics (Show >>)
Motor cortex hemodynamic response function in freely moving subjects recorded via time domain fNIRS (Show >>)
Optical mammography in the time domain up to 1060 nm: From tests on healthy women to initial data for monitoring neoadjuvant chemotherapy (Show >>)
Phantoms for performance verification and quality control in developing a photonics-based medical device (VASCOVID): A regulatory driven approach (Show >>)
Potential for improved thyroid cancer screening aided by multi-modal clinical ultrasound and hybrid diffuse optics (LUCA platform) (Show >>)
SOLUS: A novel multimodal approach to diffuse optics and ultrasound imaging of breast cancer (Show >>)
SOLUS: A novel multimodal approach to ultrasound and diffuse optics imaging of breast cancer (Show >>)
SOLUS: An innovative multimodal imaging system to improve breast cancer diagnosis through diffuse optics and ultrasounds (Show >>)
Speckle fluctuations in time-domain diffuse optics (Show >>)
“Walking” into freely moving brain monitoring via real-time TD-NIRS (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Beyond multi view deconvolution for inherently aligned fluorescence tomography (Show >>)
Enhanced diffuse optical tomographic reconstruction using concurrent ultrasound information (Show >>)
In vivo test-driven upgrade of a time domain multi-wavelength optical mammograph (Show >>)
In vivo validation of time domain optical mammograph with high-sensitivity detection chain (Show >>)
Monitoring the motor cortex hemodynamic response function in freely moving walking subjects: A time-domain fNIRS pilot study (Show >>)
Optical signatures of radiofrequency ablation in biological tissues (Show >>)
Performance assessment of laser sources for time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy (Show >>)
Time resolved speckle contrast optical spectroscopy at quasi-null source-detector separation for non-invasive measurement of microvascular blood flow (Show >>)
Time-domain NIRS system based on supercontinuum light source and multi-wavelength detection: Validation for tissue oxygenation studies (Show >>)
Time-domain diffuse optics with 8.6 mm2 fast-gated SiPM for extreme light harvesting (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2020 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Abstract in Atti di convegno
A solid phantom recipe and exploration for biophotonics applications: A step to produce standardized tissue phantoms (Show >>)
Broadband extraction of tissue optical properties using a portable hybrid time-resolved continuous wave instrumentation: Characterization of ex vivo organs (Show >>)
Functional monitoring of lung tissue using a hybrid hyperspectral Time-Resolved GASMAS system: A systematic study on ex vivo sample (Show >>)
Multi-laboratory efforts for the standardization of performance assessment of diffuse optics instruments - The BitMap Exercise (Show >>)
Brain function detector (Show >>)
Titolo in giapponese (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A solid phantom recipe and exploration for biophotonics applications: A step to produce standardized tissue phantoms (Show >>)
A wearable time domain near infrared spectroscopy system (Show >>)
High signal-to-noise ratio and depth penetration in time-domain functional near-infrared spectroscopy combining large area detector and high throughput electronics (Show >>)
In vivo time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy beyond the water absorption peak (Show >>)
Key features in the optical properties of tissue during and after radiofrequency ablation (Show >>)
LUCA device: A multi-wavelength time-resolved spectroscopy and diffuse correlation spectroscopy device with an integrated clinical ultrasound module/probe (Show >>)
SOLUS project: Bringing innovation into breast cancer diagnosis and in the time-domain diffuse optical field (Show >>)
The SiPM revolution in time-domain diffuse optics (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Coherent fluctuations in time-domain diffuse optics (Show >>)
In vivo time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy above the water absorption peak (Show >>)
Large-Area, Fast-Gated Digital SiPM with Integrated TDC for Portable and Wearable Time-Domain NIRS (Show >>)
Non-invasive investigation of adipose tissue by time domain diffuse optical spectroscopy (Show >>)
Optical characterization of porcine tissues from various organs in the 650-1100 nm range using time-domain diffuse spectroscopy (Show >>)
Probe-hosted large area silicon photomultiplier and high-throughput timing electronics for enhanced performance time-domain functional near-infrared spectroscopy (Show >>)
Real-time dual-wavelength time-resolved diffuse optical tomography system for functional brain imaging based on probe-hosted silicon photomultipliers (Show >>)
Time-Gated single-photon detection in time-domain diffuse optics: A review (Show >>)
Wearable and wireless time-domain near-infrared spectroscopy system for brain and muscle hemodynamic monitoring (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2019 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Abstract in Atti di convegno
A multimodal imaging system hosting an innovative photonic module to improve breast cancer diagnosis: the SOLUS project (Show >>)
Portable system for Time-Resolved Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (Show >>)
Wide-area fast-gated single-photon detector with integrated TDC for near-infrared spectroscopy applications (Show >>)
Bimodal ultrasonic probe comprising an optical device for diagnosis (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A wearable time domain near-infrared spectroscopy system (Show >>)
Bioresorbable fibers for time-domain diffuse optical measurements: a step toward next generation optical implantable devices (Show >>)
Blood-lipid liquid phantom for assessing time and frequency domain tissue oximeter performances (Show >>)
Compressive sensing time-domain Raman spectrometer for depth sensing of diffusive media (Show >>)
Effects of ultrasound impedance matching fluids on diffuse optical measurements (Show >>)
Fitting a spectral model for component analysis in diffuse optical tomography (Show >>)
In vivo time domain speckle contrast optical spectroscopy (Show >>)
In vivo time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy of the human muscle above 1000 nm (Show >>)
Large area SiPM and high throughput timing electronics: toward new generation time-domain instruments (Show >>)
Monitoring radiofrequency ablation of biological tissue using broadband time-resolved diffuse optical spectroscopy (Show >>)
Multi-wavelength time domain diffuse optical tomography for breast cancer: initial results on silicone phantoms (Show >>)
Pilot measurement of the microvascular blood flow of thyroid nodules by diffuse optics (Show >>)
Solid heterogeneous phantoms for multimodal ultrasound and diffuse optical imaging: an outcome of the SOLUS project for standardization (Show >>)
Spatially-enhanced time-domain NIRS for determination of optical properties in layered structures (Show >>)
Spectral approach to time domain diffuse optical tomography for breast cancer: validation on meat phantoms (Show >>)
The BITMAP exercise – a multi-laboratory performance assessment campaign of diffuse optical instrumentation (Show >>)
The BitMap dataset, an open dataset on performance assessment of diffuse optics instruments (Show >>)
The LUCA device: laser and ultrasound co-analyzer for thyroid nodules (Show >>)
Journal Articles
A Versatile Setup for Time-Resolved Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Based on Fast-Gated Single-Photon Avalanche Diode and on Four-Wave Mixing Laser (Show >>)
BabyLux device: a diffuse optical system integrating diffuse correlation spectroscopy and time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy for the neuromonitoring of the premature newborn brain (Show >>)
Broadband time domain diffuse optical reflectance spectroscopy: a review of systems, methods, and applications (Show >>)
Effects of the instrument response function and the gate width in time-domain diffuse correlation spectroscopy: Model and validations (Show >>)
Multi Simulation Platform for Time Domain Diffuse Optical Tomography: An Application to a Compact Hand-Held Reflectance Probe (Show >>)
Solid phantom recipe for diffuse optics in biophotonics applications: A step towards anatomically correct 3D tissue phantoms (Show >>)
Strategic research agenda for biomedical imaging (Show >>)
Systematic study of the effect of ultrasound gel on the performances of time-domain diffuse optics and diffuse correlation spectroscopy (Show >>)
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