E. Corradi, M. Agostini, G. Greco, D. Massidda, M. Santi, M. Calderisi, G. Signore, and M. Cecchini. An objective, principal-component-analysis (PCA) based, method which improves the quartz-crystal-microbalance (QCM) sensing performance. IEEE Access, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3003076 (2020).

A. Pitanti, T. Makkonen, M. F Colombano, S. Zanotto, L. Vicarelli, M. Cecchini, A. Griol, D. Navarro-Urrios, C. Sotomayor-Torres, A. Martinez, and J. Ahopelto. High-Frequency Mechanical Excitation of a Silicon Nanostring with Piezoelectric Aluminum Nitride Layers. Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 014054 (2020).

G. Greco, M. Agostini, and M. Cecchini. Ultra-high-frequency Love surface acoustic wave device for real-time sensing applications. IEEE Access, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3003076 (2020).

I.Tonazzini, C. Masciullo, E. Savi, A. Sonato, F. Romanato, and M. Cecchini. Neuronal contact guidance and YAP signaling on ultra-small nanogratings. Scientific Reports 10, 3742 (2020).

L. Lamanna, F. Rizzi, M. Bianco, M. Agostini, M. Cecchini, M. De Vittorio, and V. R. Bhethanabotla. Photoresponse of the AlN-based SAW device on polymeric and silicon substrates. IEEE Sensors Journal, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2020.2992814 (2020).
S. Zanotto, A. Tredicucci, D. Navarro-Urrios, M. Cecchini, G. Biasiol, D. Mencarelli, L. Pierantoni, and A. Pitanti. Optomechanics of Chiral Dielectric Metasurfaces. Adv. Optical Mater. 2020, 1901507 (2020).


I. Tonazzini, GM Van Woerden, C. Masciullo, EJ. Mientjes, Ype Elgersma,and M. Cecchini. The role of ubiquitin ligase E3A in polarized contact guidance and rescue strategies in UBE3A-deficient hippocampal neuronse. Molecular Autism 10(1), 41 (2019).

Ambra Del Grosso, Marianna Galliani, Lucia Angella, Melissa Santi, Ilaria Tonazzini, Gabriele Parlanti, Giovanni Signore, and Marco Cecchini. Brain-targeted enzyme-loaded nanoparticles: A breach through the blood-brain barrier for enzyme replacement therapy in Krabbe disease. Science Advances Vol. 5, no. 11, eaax7462, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax7462.

A. Ottomaniello, J. Keeley, P. Rubino, L. Li, M. Cecchini, E. H. Linfield, A. G. Davies, P. Dean, A. Pitanti, and A. Tredicucci. Optomechanical response with nanometer resolution in the self-mixing signal of a terahertz quantum cascade laser. Optics Letters Vol. 44, Issue 23, pp. 5663-5666.

A. De Masi, I. Tonazzini, C. Masciullo, R. Mezzena, F. Chiellini, D. Puppi and M. Cecchini. Chitosan films for regenerative medicine: fabrication methods and mechanical characterization of nanostructured chitosan films. Biophysical Reviews (2019), DOI: 10.1007/s12551-019-00591-6.

M. Agostini, G. Greco and M. Cecchini. Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) irreversible bonding to untreated plastics and metals for microfluidics applications. APL Materials 7(8), 081108 (2019), DOI: 10.1063/1.5070136.
M. Agostini, G. Greco and M. Cecchini. Full-SAW Microfluidics-Based Lab-on-a-Chip for Biosensing. IEEE Access 2019, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2919000.
A. Del Grosso, L. Angella, I. Tonazzini, A. Moscardini, N. Giordano, M. Caleo, S. Rocchiccioli, and M. Cecchini. Dysregulated autophagy as a new aspect of the molecular pathogenesis of Krabbe disease. Neurobiology od Disease 129, 195-207 (2019), DOI: 10.1016/j.nbd.2019.05.011.

I. Barravecchia, S. Mariotti, A. Pucci, F. Scebba, C. De Cesari, S. Bicciato, E. Tagliafico, E. Tenedini, C. Vindigni, M. Cecchini, G. Berti, M. Vitiello, L. Poliseno, C. M. Mazzanti, D. Angeloni. MICAL2 is expressed in cancer associated neo-angiogenic capillary endothelia and it is required for endothelial cell viability, motility and VEGF response. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Molecular Basis of Disease 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2019.04.008.

D. Pellegrini, A. del Grosso, L. Angella, N. Giordano, M. Dilillo, .I Tonazzini, M. Caleo, M. Cecchini, L. McDonnel. Quantitative Microproteomics Based Characterization of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System of a Mouse Model of Krabbe Disease. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, mcp. RA118. 001267, doi: 10.1074/mcp.RA118.001267.

F. Begarani, F. D’Autilia, G. Signore, A. Del Grosso, M. Cecchini, E. Gratton, F. Beltram, F. Cardarelli. Capturing Metabolism-Dependent Solvent Dynamics in the Lumen of a Trafficking Lysosome. ACS Nano 2019, 13, 2, 1670-1682.

G. Abbandonato, B. Storti, I. Tonazzini, M. Stöckl, V. Subramaniam, C. Montis, R. Nifosì, M. Cecchini, G. Signore, R. Bizzarri. Lipid-conjugated rigidochromic probe discloses membrane alteration in model cells of Krabbe disease. Biophysical journal 116 (3), 477-486.


C. Masciullo, A. Sonato, F. Romanato, M. Cecchini. Perfluoropolyether (PFPE) Intermediate Molds for High-Resolution Thermal Nanoimprint Lithography. Nanomaterials 2018, 8(8), 609.

M. Galliani, M. Santi, A. Del Grosso, A. Cecchettini, F. M. Santorelli, S. L Hofmann, J. Lu, L. Angella, M. Cecchini, G. Signore. Cross Linked Enzyme Aggregates as Versatile Tool for Enzyme Delivery: Application to Polymeric Nanoparticles. Bioconjugate Chemistry 29 (7), 2225-2231 (2018).

G. Greco, M. Agostini, I. Tonazzini, D. Sallemi, S. Barone, M. Cecchini. Surface-Acoustic-Wave (SAW)-Driven Device for Dynamic Cell Cultures. Analytical Chemistry 90, 7450-7457 (2018).

E. Benvenuti, D. Gentili, F. Chiarella, A. Portone, M. Barra, M. Cecchini, C. Cappuccino, M. Zambianchi, S. G. Lopez, T. Salzillo, E. Venuti, A. Cassinese, D. Pisignano, L. Persano, M. Cavallini, L. Maini, M. Melucci, M. Muccini and S. Toffanin. Tuning polymorphism in 2,3-thienoimide capped oligothiophene based field-effect transistors by implementing vacuum and solution deposition methods. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 6, 5601 – 5608 (2018).

M. Righi, GL. Puleo, I. Tonazzini, G. Giudetti, M. Cecchini, S. Micera. Peptide-based coatings for flexible implantable neural interfaces. Scientific Reports 8 (1), 502 (2018).

M. Agostini, G. Greco, M. Cecchini. A Rayleigh surface acoustic wave (R-SAW) resonator biosensor based on positive and negative reflectors with sub-nanomolar limit of detection. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 254, 1–7 (2018).


F. Floris, L. Fornasari, A. Marini, V. Bellani, F. Banfi, S. Roddaro, D. Ercolani, M. Rocci, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini,
L. Sorba, F. Rossella. Self-Assembled InAs Nanowires as Optical Reflectors. Nanomaterials 2017, 7, 400 (2017).

G. Greco, M. Agostini, R. Shilton, M. Travagliati, G. Signore, M. Cecchini. Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW)-Enhanced Chemical Functionalization of Gold FilmsSensors, 17, 2452 (2017).

K. Unger, P. Salzmann, C. Masciullo, M. Cecchini, G. Koller, AM. Coclite. Novel Light-Responsive Biocompatible Hydrogels Produced by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 17408–17416 (2017).

G. Greco, M. Agostini, S. Barone, M. Cecchini. Embryo development in dynamic microfluidic systems. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 250, 525-532, (2017).

N. Parenti, A. Del Grosso, C. Antoni, M. Cecchini, R. Corradetti, FS. Pavone, M. Calamai. Direct imaging of APP proteolysis in living cells. PeerJ, 5, e3086 (2017).

I. Tonazzini, M. Moffa, D. Pisignano, M. Cecchini. Neuregulin 1 functionalization of organic fibers for Schwann cell guidance. Nanotechnology, 28, 155303 (2017).

G. Vito, V. Cappello, I. Tonazzini, M. Cecchini, V. Piazza. RP‐CARS reveals molecular spatial order anomalies in myelin of an animal model of Krabbe disease. Journal of biophotonics, 10, 385-393 (2017).

A. Poggetti, P. Battistini, PD. Parchi, M. Novelli, S. Raffa, M. Cecchini, AM. Nucci, M. Lisanti. How to Direct the Neuronal Growth Process in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: Future Strategies for Nanosurfaces. Scaffold and Magnetic Nanoparticles. Surg Technol Int., 30, 458-461 (2017).

C. Masciullo, R. Dell’Anna, I. Tonazzini, R. Böettger, G. Pepponi, M. Cecchini. Hierarchical thermoplastic rippled nanostructures regulate Schwann cell adhesion, morphology and spatial organization. Nanoscale, 9, 14861-14874 (2017).

P. Parlanti, V. Cappello, F. Brun, G. Tromba, R. Rigolio, I. Tonazzini, M. Cecchini, V. Piazza, M. Gemmi. Size and specimen-dependent strategy for x-ray micro-ct and tem correlative analysis of nervous system samples. Scientific Reports, 7, 2858 (2017).

R. Dell’Anna, C. Masciullo, E. Iacob, M. Barozzi, D. Giubertoni, R. Böttger, M. Cecchini, G. Pepponi. Multiscale structured germanium nanoripples as templates for bioactive surfaces. RSC Advances, 7 , 9024-9030 (2017).

PD. Parchi, M. Cecchini, S. Antonini, S. Meucci, S. Pacini, M. Montali, A. Poggetti, M. Lisanti. The use of polyethylene terephthalate nanogratings to enhance the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stromal cells. Bone Joint J, 99 (SUPP 2), 85-85 (2017).


V. Cappello, L. Marchetti, P. Parlanti, S. Landi, I. Tonazzini, M. Cecchini, V. Piazza, M. Gemmi. Ultrastructural Characterization of the Lower Motor System in a Mouse Model of Krabbe Disease. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 1 (2016).

A. Grosso, S. Antonini, L. Angella, I. Tonazzini, G. Signore, M. Cecchini. Lithium improves cell viability in psychosine‐treated MO3.13 human oligodendrocyte cell line via autophagy activation. Journal of Neuroscience Research 94 (11), 1246-1260 (2016).

S. Antonini, S. Meucci, P. Parchi, S. Pacini, M. Montali, A. Poggetti, M. Lisanti, M. Cecchini. Human mesenchymal stromal cell-enhanced osteogenic differentiation by contact interaction with polyethylene terephthalate nanogratings. Biomedical Materials 11 (4), 045003 (2016).

I. Tonazzini, S. Meucci, GM. Van Woerden, Y. Elgersma, M. Cecchini. Impaired Neurite Contact Guidance in Ubiquitin Ligase E3a (Ube3a)‐Deficient Hippocampal Neurons on Nanostructured Substrates.Advanced healthcare materials 5 (7), 850-862 (2016).

S. Mariotti, I. Barravecchia, C. Vindigni, A. Pucci, M. Balsamo, R. Libro,V. Senchenko, A. Dmitriev, E. Jacchetti, M. Cecchini, F. Roviello, M. Lai, V. Broccoli, M. Andreazzoli, CM. Mazzanti, D. Angeloni. MICAL2 is a novel human cancer gene controlling mesenchymal to epithelial transition involved in cancer growth and invasion. Oncotarget 7 (2), 1808 (2016).

S. Antonini, M. Montali, E. Jacchetti, S. Meucci, PD. Parchi, S. Barachini, FM. Panvini, S. Pacini, I. Petrini, M. Cecchini. Nanotopography Induced Human Bone Marrow Mesangiogenic Progenitor Cells (MPCs) to Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) Transition. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 4, Article 144 (2016).

A. Sonato, M. Agostini, G. Ruffato, E. Gazzola, D. Liuni, G. Greco, M. Travagliati, M. Cecchini, F. Romanato. A surface acoustic wave (SAW)-enhanced grating-coupling phase-interrogation surface plasmon resonance (SPR) microfluidic biosensor.
Lab on a Chip 16 (7), 1224-1233 (2016).


M. Nazarenus, I. Abasolo, N. García‐Aranda, V. Voccoli, J. Rejman, M. Cecchini, S. Schwartz, P. Rivera_Gil, WJ. Parak. Polymer Capsules as a Theranostic Tool for a Universal In Vitro Screening Assay—The Case of Lysosomal Storage Diseases. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 32 (11), 991-998 (2015).

RJ. Shilton, V. Mattoli, M. Travagliati, M. Agostini, A. Desii, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Rapid and Controllable Digital Microfluidic Heating by Surface Acoustic Waves. Advanced Functional Materials 25 (37), 5895-5901 (2015).

I. Tonazzini, E. Jacchetti, S. Meucci, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Schwann Cell Contact Guidance versus Boundary Interaction in Functional Wound Healing along Nano and Microstructured Membranes. Advanced healthcare materials 4 (12), 1849-1860 (2015).

S. Antonini, S. Meucci, E. Jacchetti, M. Klingauf, F. Beltram, D. Poulikakos, M. Cecchini, A. Ferrari. Sub-micron lateral topography affects endothelial migration by modulation of focal adhesion dynamics. Biomedical Materials 10 (3), 035010 (2015).

C. Avigo, N. Di Lascio, P. Armanetti, C. Kusmic, L. Cavigli, F. Ratto, S. Meucci, C. Masciullo, M. Cecchini, R. Pini, F. Faita, L. Menichetti. Organosilicon phantom for photoacoustic imaging. Journal of biomedical optics 20 (4), 046008-046008 (2015).

C. Avigo, N. Di Lascio, P. Armanetti, F. Stea, L. Cavigli, F. Ratto, R. Pini, S. Meucci, M. Cecchini, C. Kusmic, F. Faita, L. Menichetti. Phantom studies with gold nanorods as contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging: novel and old approaches.
SPIE BiOS, 93234B-93234B-9 (2015).


S. Antonini, M. Alfredo Cappelluti, S. Meucci, E. Jacchetti, O. Vittorio, P. Parchi, M. Lisanti, S. Pacini, M. Petrini, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini.
Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Enhanced Morphological Polarization by Contact Interaction with Polyethylene Terephthalate Nanogratings.
Current Nanoscience 10 (6), 773-778 (2014).

V. Voccoli, I. Tonazzini, G. Signore, M. Caleo, M. Cecchini.
Role of extracellular calcium and mitochondrial oxygen species in psychosine-induced oligodendrocyte cell death.
Cell Death & Disease 5 (11), e1529 (2014).

M. Travagliati, RJ. Shilton, M. Pagliazzi, I. Tonazzini, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Acoustofluidics and Whole-Blood Manipulation in Surface Acoustic Wave Counterflow Devices. Analytical chemistry 86 (21), 10633-10638 (2014).

L. Masini, S. Meucci, J. Xu, R. Degl’Innocenti, F. Castellano, HE. Beere, D. Ritchie, D. Balduzzi, R. Puglisi, A. Galli, F. Beltram, MS. Vitiello, M. Cecchini, A. Tredicucci. Terahertz probe of individual subwavelength objects in a water environment. Laser & Photonics Reviews 8 (5), 734-742 (2014).

V. Clericò, L. Masini, A. Boni, S. Meucci, M. Cecchini, FA. Recchia, A. Tredicucci, A. Bifone.
Water-Dispersible Three-Dimensional LC-Nanoresonators. PloS one 9 (8), e105474 (2014).

RJ. Shilton, M. Travagliati, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Microfluidic pumping through miniaturized channels driven by ultra-high frequency surface acoustic waves. Applied Physics Letters 105 (7), 074106 (2014).

RJ. Shilton, M. Travagliati, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Nanoliter‐droplet acoustic streaming via ultra high frequency surface acoustic waves. Advanced Materials 26 (29), 4941-4946 (2014).

S. Meucci, O. Vittorio, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Tubeless biochip for tailoring cell co-cultures in closed microchambers. Microelectronic Engineering 124, 8-12 (2014).

E. Jacchetti, I. Tonazzini, S. Meucci, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Microstructured polydimethylsiloxane membranes for peripheral nerve regeneration. Microelectronic Engineering 124, 26-29 (2014).

PD. Parchi, M. Cecchini, S. Antonini, N. Piolanti, L. Andreani, A. Poggetti, M. Lisanti, V. Orazio. Nanostructured materials: a new approach to design innovative scaffolds for the treatment of bone defects. Bone Joint J 96 (SUPP 11), 244-244 (2014).

G. de Vito, I. Tonazzini, M. Cecchini, V. Piazza. RP-CARS: label-free optical readout of the myelin intrinsic healthiness. Optics Express 22 (11), 13733-13743 (2014).

I. Tonazzini, A. Cecchini, Y. Elgersma, M. Cecchini. Interaction of SH‐SY5Y Cells with Nanogratings During Neuronal Differentiation: Comparison with Primary Neurons. Advanced healthcare materials 3 (4), 581-587 (2014).

I. Tonazzini, M. Pellegrini, M. Pellegrino, M. Cecchini. Interaction of leech neurons with topographical gratings: comparison with rodent and human neuronal lines and primary cells. Interface Focus 4 (1), 20130047 (2014).

E. Jacchetti, C. Di Rienzo, S. Meucci, F. Nocchi, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Wharton’s Jelly human Mesenchymal Stem Cell contact guidance by noisy nanotopographies. Scientific reports 4, srep03830 (2014).

S. Meucci, M. Travagliati, O. Vittorio, G. Cirillo, L. Masini, V. Voliani, N. Picci, F. Beltram, A. Tredicucci, M. Cecchini. Tubeless biochip for chemical stimulation of cells in closed-bioreactors: anti-cancer activity of the catechin–dextran conjugate. RSC Advances 4 (66), 35017-35026 (2014).


D. Franco, M. Klingauf, M. Cecchini, V. Falk, C. Starck, D. Poulikakos, A. Ferrari. On cell separation with topographically engineered surfaces. Biointerphases 8 (1), 34 (2013).

I. Tonazzini, S. Meucci, P. Faraci, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Neuronal differentiation on anisotropic substrates and the influence of nanotopographical noise on neurite contact guidance. Biomaterials 34 (25), 6027-6036 (2013).

M. Travagliati, S. Girardo, D. Pisignano, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Easy Monitoring of Velocity Fields in Microfluidic Devices Using Spatiotemporal Image Correlation Spectroscopy. Analytical chemistry 85 (17), 8080-8084 (2013).

PN. Sergi, IM. Roccasalvo, I. Tonazzini, M. Cecchini, S. Micera. Cell Guidance on Nanogratings: A Computational Model of the Interplay between PC12 Growth Cones and Nanostructures. PloS one 8 (8), e70304 (2013).

G. Cirillo, O. Vittorio, S. Hampel, F. Iemma, P. Parchi, M. Cecchini, F. Puoci, N. Picci. Quercetin nanocomposite as novel anticancer therapeutic: Improved efficiency and reduced toxicity. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 49 (3), 359-365 (2013).

D. Franco, F. Milde, M. Klingauf, F. Orsenigo, E.a Dejana, D. Poulikakos, M. Cecchini, P. Koumoutsakos, A. Ferrari, V. Kurtcuoglu. Accelerated endothelial wound healing on microstructured substrates under flow. Biomaterials 34 (5), 1488-1497 (2013).

C. Di Rienzo, E. Jacchetti, F. Cardarelli, R. Bizzarri, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Unveiling LOX-1 receptor interplay with nanotopography: mechanotransduction and atherosclerosis onset. Scientific reports 3, 1141 (2013).

M. Travagliati, R. Shilton, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Fabrication, Operation and flow visualization in surface-acoustic-wave-driven acoustic-counterflow microfluidics. J Vis Exp. 2013; (78): 50524.

O. Vittorio, E. Jacchetti, S. Pacini, M. Cecchini. Endothelial differentiation of mesenchymal stromal cells: when traditional biology meets mechanotransduction. Integrative Biology 5 (2), 291-299 (2013).


PN. Sergi, IM. Roccasalvo, M. Cecchini, S. Micera. Biomechanical coupling between PC12 and nanogratings induces alignment of neurites. Journal of Biomechanics 45, S417 (2012).

P. Wieringa, I. Tonazzini, S. Micera, M. Cecchini. Nanotopography induced contact guidance of the F11 cell line during neuronal differentiation: a neuronal model cell line for tissue scaffold development. Nanotechnology 23 (27), 275102 (2012).

O. Vittorio, M. Cecchini, P. Parchi, M. Lisanti. Manipulation, Guidance and Tracking of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine and Transplantation: The Role of Magnetic Nanoparticles. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 7 pp 219-226 (2012).

O. Vittorio, P. Parchi, N. Funel, M. Masini, A. Cuschieri, M. Cecchini, M. Lisanti. MSCs transplantation and imaging by using magnetic multiwall carbon nanotubes. Int J CARS (2012) 7 (Suppl 1): S219–S221.

M. Travagliati, G. De Simoni, CM. Lazzarini, V. Piazza, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Interaction-free, automatic, on-chip fluid routing by surface acoustic waves. Lab on a Chip 12 (15), 2621-2624 (2012).

S. Meucci, I. Tonazzini, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Biocompatible noisy nanotopographies with specific directionality for controlled anisotropic cell cultures. Soft Matter 8 (4), 1109-1119 (2012).


R. Sahai, M. Cecchini, M. Klingauf, A. Ferrari, C. Martino, P. Castrataro, V. Lionetti, A. Menciassi, F. Beltram. Microfluidic chip for spatially and temporally controlled biochemical gradient generation in standard cell-culture Petri dishes. Microfluidics and nanofluidics 11 (6), 763-771 (2011).

ND. Orloff, JR. Dennis, M. Cecchini, E. Schonbrun, E. Rocas, Y. Wang, D. Novotny, RW. Simmonds, J. Moreland, I. Takeuchi, JC. Booth. Manipulating particle trajectories with phase-control in surface acoustic wave microfluidics. Biomicrofluidics 5 (4), 044107 (2011).

R. Sahai, C. Martino, P. Castrataro, A. Menciassi, A. Ferrari, F. Beltram, M. Cecchini. Microfluidic chip with temporal and spatial concentration generation capabilities for biological applications. Microelectronic Engineering 88 (8), 1689-1692 (2011).

A. Ferrari, M. Cecchini, A. Dhawan, S. Micera, I. Tonazzini, R. Stabile, D. Pisignano, F. Beltram. Nanotopographic control of neuronal polarity. Nano letters 11 (2), 505-511 (2011).

D. Franco, M. Klingauf, M. Bednarzik, M. Cecchini, V. Kurtcuoglu, J. Gobrecht, D. Poulikakos, A. Ferrari. Control of initial endothelial spreading by topographic activation of focal adhesion kinase. Soft Matter 7 (16), 7313-7324 (2011).


V. Lionetti, M. Cecchini, C. Ventura. Nanomechanics to drive stem cells in injured tissues: insights from current research and future perspectives. Stem cells and development 20 (4), 561-568 (2010).

A. Ferrari, M. Cecchini, M. Serresi, P. Faraci, D. Pisignano, F. Beltram. Neuronal polarity selection by topography-induced focal adhesion control. Biomaterials 31 (17), 4682-4694 (2010).

A. Ferrari, P. Faraci, M. Cecchini, F. Beltram. The effect of alternative neuronal differentiation pathways on PC12 cell adhesion and neurite alignment to nanogratings. Biomaterials 31 (9), 2565-2573 (2010).

L. Masini, M. Cecchini, S. Girardo, R. Cingolani, D. Pisignano, F. Beltram. Surface-acoustic-wave counterflow micropumps for on-chip liquid motion control in two-dimensional microchannel arrays. Lab on a Chip 10 (15), 1997-2000 (2010).


A. Ferrari, M. Cecchini, R. Degl’Innocenti, F. Beltram. Directional PC12 cell migration along plastic nanotracks. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 56 (11), 2692-2696.


M. Cecchini, F. Signori, P. Pingue, S. Bronco, F. Ciardelli, F. Beltram. High-resolution poly (ethylene terephthalate)(PET) hot embossing at low temperature: thermal, mechanical, and optical analysis of nanopatterned films. Langmuir 24 (21), 12581-12586 (2008).

M. Cecchini, S. Girardo, D. Pisignano, R. Cingolani, F. Beltram. Acoustic-counterflow microfluidics by surface acoustic waves. Applied Physics Letters 92 (10), 104103 (2008).

M. Cecchini, A. Ferrari, F. Beltram. PC12 polarity on biopolymer nanogratings. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 100 (1), 012003 (2008).

S. Girardo, M. Cecchini, F. Beltram, R. Cingolani, D. Pisignano. Polydimethylsiloxane–LiNbO3 surface acoustic wave micropump devices for fluid control into microchannels. Lab on a Chip 8 (9), 1557-1563 (2008).


M. Cecchini, G. Bumma, M. Serresi, F. Beltram. PC12 differentiation on biopolymer nanostructures. Nanotechnology 18 (50), 505103 (2007).

G. De Simoni, M. Cecchini, V. Piazza, F. Beltram, HE. Beere, DA. Ritchie. Acoustic charge transport in an‐i‐n three terminal device. AIP Conference Proceedings 893 (1), 691-692 (2007).


M. Cecchini, G. De Simoni, V. Piazza, F. Beltram, HE. Beere, DA. Ritchie. Acoustic charge transport in a nin three terminal device. Applied physics letters 88 (21), 212101-212101-3 (2006).

M. Cecchini, V. Piazza, F. B., DG. Gevaux, MB. Ward, AJ. Shields, HE. Beere, DA. Ritchie. Surface acoustic wave-induced electroluminescence intensity oscillation in planar light-emitting devices. Applied Physics Letters 86 (24), 241107 (2005).

M. Cecchini, G. De Simoni, V. Piazza, F. Beltram, HE. Beere, DA. Ritchie. Surface acoustic wave-driven planar light-emitting device. Applied physics letters 85 (15), 3020-3022 (2004).

L. Bonci, G. Fiori, M. Macucci, G. Iannaccone, S. Roddaro, P. Pingue, V. Piazza, M. Cecchini, F. Beltram. Analysis of shot-noise suppression in disordered quantum wires. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 19 (1), 107-111 (2003).

M. Cecchini, V. Piazza, F. Beltram, M. Lazzarino, MB. Ward, AJ. Shields, HE. Beere, DA. Ritchie. High-performance planar light-emitting diodes. Applied physics letters 82 (4), 636-638 (2003).

F. Giazotto, M. Cecchini, P. Pingue, F. Beltram, M. Lazzarino, D. Orani, S. Rubini, A. Franciosi. Reflectionless tunneling in planar Nb/GaAs hybrid junctions. Applied Physics Letters 78 (12), 1772-1774 (2001).