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In International, peer-rewieved journals


  • S. Zanotto, G. Biasiol, P. Santos and A. Pitanti
    Metamaterial-enabled asymmetric negative refraction of GHz mechanical waves
    Nat. Comm. 13, 5939 (2022) [PDF]
  • D. Giambastiani, C. Tommasi, F. Bianco, F. Fabbri, C. Coletti, A. Tredicucci, A. Pitanti and S. Roddaro
    Strain-Engineered Wrinkles on Graphene Using Polymeric Actuators
    Phys. Rev. Appl. 18, 024069 (2022)
  • G. Conte, L. Vicarelli, S. Zanotto and A. Pitanti,
    Mechanical Mode Engineering with Orthotropic Metamaterial Membranes
    Adv. Mat. Tech. 2200337 - early access (2022)
  • S. Zanotto, G. Conte, L. C. Bellieres, A. Griol, Daniel Navarro-Urrios, A. Tredicucci, A. Martínez and A. Pitanti,
    Optomechanical Modulation Spectroscopy of Bound States in the Continuum in a Dielectric Metasurface
    Phys. Rev. Appl. 17, 044033 (2022) [PREPRINT]
  • D. Giambastiani, F. Colangelo, A. Tredicucci, S. Roddaro and A.Pitanti,
    Electron localization in periodically strained graphene
    J. Appl. Phys. 131, 085103 (2022)
  • L. Vicarelli, A. Tredicucci and A. Pitanti
    Micromechanical bolometers for sub-Terahertz detection at room temperature
    ACS Phot. 9, 360 (2022) [PDF]
  • D. Navarro-Urrios, M. F. Colombano, G. Arregui, G. Madiot, A. Pitanti, A. Griol, T. Makkonen, J. Ahopelto, C. M. Sotomayor-Torres and A. Martínez
    Room-temperature silicon platform for GHz-frequency nano-electro-opto-mechanical systems
    ACS Phot. 9, 413 (2022) [PDF]
  • G. Ciampalini, F. Fabbri, G. Menichetti, L. Buoni, S. Pace, V. Mišeikis, A. Pitanti, D. Pisignano, C. Coletti, A. Tredicucci and S. Roddaro
    Unexpected Electron Transport Suppression in a Heterostructured Graphene–MoS2 Multiple Field-Effect Transistor Architecture
    ACS Nano 16, 1291 (2022)

Past publications

  • A. Ottomaniello, G. Conte, A. Pitanti, L. Vicarelli, A. Profeti, H. E Beere, D. A. Ritchie, V. Mattoli, F. Bianco, A. Tredicucci
    Continuous wave vertical emission from terahertz microcavity lasers with a dual injection scheme
    Opt. Expr. 29, 33602 (2021)
  • G. Arregui, M. F. Colombano, J. Maire, A. Pitanti, N. E. Capuj, A. Griol, A. Martínez, C. M. Sotomayor-Torres and D. Navarro-Urrios
    Injection locking in an optomechanical coherent phonon source
    Nanophot. 10, 1319 (2021) [PREPRINT]
  • M.F. Colombano, G. Arregui, F. Bonell, N.E. Capuj, E. Chavez-Angel, A. Pitanti, S.O. Valenzuela, C.M. Sotomayor-Torres, D. Navarro-Urrios, and M.V. Costache
    Ferromagnetic Resonance Assisted Optomechanical Magnetometer
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 147201 (2020) [PREPRINT]
  • A. Pitanti, T. Makkonen, M. F. Colombano, S. Zanotto, L. Vicarelli, M. Cecchini, A. Griol, D. Navarro-Urrios, C. Sotomayor-Torres, A. Martinez, J. Ahopelto
    High-Frequency Mechanical Excitation of a Silicon Nanostring with Piezoelectric Aluminum Nitride Layers
    Phys. Rev. Appl. 14, 014054 (2020) [PREPRINT]
  • D. Giambastiani, F. Dispinzeri, F. Colangelo, S. Forti, C. Coletti, A. Tredicucci, A. Pitanti, S. Roddaro
    Stress-strain in electron-beam activated polymeric micro-actuators
    J. Appl. Phys. 128, 115104 (2020) [PREPRINT]
  • J. M. Fink, M. Kalaee, R. Norte, A. Pitanti, O. Painter
    Efficient microwave frequency conversion mediated by the vibrational motion of a silicon nitride nanobeam oscillator
    Quantum Sci. Tech. 5, 034011 (2020) [PDF]
  • S. Zanotto, A. Tredicucci, D. Navarro-Urrios, M. Cecchini, G. Biasiol, D. Mencarelli, L. Pierantoni and A. Pitanti
    Optomechanics of chiral dielectric metasurfaces
    Advanced Optical Materials 8, 1901507(2020) [PDF]
  • S. Zanotto, M. Colombano, D. Navarro-Urrios, G. Biasiol Giorgio, C. M. Sotomayor-Torres Clivia, A. Tredicucci and A. Pitanti
    Broadband Dynamic Polarization Conversion in Optomechanical Metasurfaces
    Front. Phys. 7, 231 (2020) [PDF]
  • S. Zanotto, G. Mazzamuto, F. Riboli, G. Biasiol, G. C. La Rocca, A. Tredicucci and A. Pitanti
    Photonic bands, superchirality, and inverse design of a chiral minimal metasurface
    Nanophotonics 8, 2291 (2019)
  • A. Ottomaniello, J. Keeley, P. Rubino, L. Li, M. Cecchini, E. H. Linfield, A. Giles Davies, P. Dean, A. Pitanti and A. Tredicucci,
    Optomechanical response with nanometer resolution in the self-mixing signal of a terahertz quantum cascade laser
    Opt. Lett. 44, 5663 (2019)
  • F. Colangelo, A. Morandi, S. Forti, F. Fabbri, C. Coletti, F. V. Di Girolamo, A. Di Lieto, M. Tonelli, A. Tredicucci, A. Pitanti and S. Roddaro
    Tuning WS2 photoluminescence using polymeric micro-actuators in a van der Waals heterostructure
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 115, 183101 (2019)
  • M. F. Colombano, G. Arregui, N. E. Capuj, A. Pitanti, J. Maire, A. Griol, B. Garrido, A. Martinez, C. M. Sotomayor-Torres and D. Navarro-Urrios
    Synchronization of two optomechanical crystals by reactive mechanical interaction
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 017402 (2019)
  • D. Mencarelli, B. Djafari-Rouhani, Y. Pennec, A. Pitanti, S. Zanotto, M. Stocchi and L. Pierantoni
    Numerical emulation of Thru-Reflection-Line calibration for the de-embedding of Surface Acoustic Wave devices
    Sci. Rep. 8, 9256 (2018)
  • F. Colangelo, A. Pitanti, V. Miseikis, C. Coletti, P. Pingue, D. Pisignano, F. Beltram, A. Tredicucci and S. Roddaro
    Controlling local deformation in graphene using micrometric polymeric actuators
    2D Mat. 5, 045032 (2018)
  • L. Masini, A. Pitanti, L. Baldacci, M. S. Vitiello, R. Degl'Innocenti, H. E. Beere, D. A. Ritchie and A. Tredicucci
    Continuous-wave laser operation of a dipole antenna terahertz microresonator
    Light Sci. App. 6, e17054 (2017)
  • A. Toncelli, N. E. Capuj, B. Garrido, M. Sledzinska, C. M. Sotomayor-Torres, A. Tredicucci and D. Navarro-Urrios
    Mechanical oscillations in lasing microspheres
    J. Appl. Phys. 122, 053101 (2017)
  • F. F. Settembrini, F. Colangelo, A. Pitanti1, V. Miseikis, C. Coletti, G. Menichetti, R. Colle, G. Grosso, A. Tredicucci and S. Roddaro
    Anisotropic straining of graphene using micropatterned SiN membranes
    APL Materials 4, 116107 (2016)
  • L. Baldacci, A. Pitanti, L. Masini, A. Arcangeli, F. Colangelo, D. Navarro-Urrios and A. Tredicucci
    Thermal noise and optomechanical features in the emission of a membrane-coupled compound cavity laser diode
    Sci. Rep. 6, 31489 (2016)
  • J. M. Fink, M. Kalaee, A. Pitanti, R. Norte, L. Heinzle, M. Davanço, K. Srinivasan and O. Painter
    Quantum electromechanics on silicon nitride nanomembranes
    Nat. Comm. 7, 12396 (2016)
  • D. Navarro-Urrios, N. E. Capuj, J. Gomis-Bresco, F. Alzina, A. Pitanti, A. Griol, A. Martínez and C. M. Sotomayor Torres
    A self-stabilized coherent phonon source driven by optical forces
    Sci. Rep. 5, 15733 (2015)
  • A. Pitanti, J. M. Fink, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. T. Hill, C. U. Lei, A. Tredicucci and O. Painter
    Strong opto-electro-mechanical coupling in a silicon photonic crystal cavity
    Opt. Expr. 23, 3196 (2015)
  • D. Navarro-Urrios, J. Gomis-Bresco, S. El-Jallal, M. Oudich, A. Pitanti, N. Capuj, A. Tredicucci, F. Alzina, A. Griol, Y. Pennec, B. Djafari-Rouhani, A. Martínez and C. M. Sotomayor Torres
    Dynamical back-action at 5.5 GHz in a corrugated optomechanical beam
    AIP Adv. 4, 124601 (2014)