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G. Del Mistro, S. Cervo, E. Mansutti, R. Spizzo, A. Colombatti,  P. Belmonte, R. Zucconelli, A. Steffan, V. Sergo, A. Bonifacio. Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy of urine for prostate cancer detection: a preliminary study. Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry. In press.(DOI 10.1007/s00216-015-8610-9)

A. Vicario, V. Sergo, G. Toffoli and A. Bonifacio. Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy of the anti-cancer drug irinotecan in presence of human serum albumin. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 127 41-46 (2015).

A. Bonifacio, C. Beleites and V. Sergo. Application of R-mode analysis to Raman maps: a different way of looking at vibrational hyperspectral data. Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry. In press. (DOI 10.1007/s00216-014-8321-7)

A. Bonifacio, S. Dalla Marta, R. Spizzo, S. Cervo, A. Steffan, A. Colombatti and V. Sergo. Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of blood plasma and serum using Ag and Au nanoparticles: A systematic study. Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry. 406 (9-10) 2355-65 (2014).

MM Vega, A. Bonifacio, V. Lughi, S. Marsi, S. Carrato and V. Sergo. Long termo stability of Surfactant free gold nanostars. Journal of Nanoparticles research. 16 (11) 6p (2014).

C. Beleites, A. Bonifacio, D. Codrich, C. Krafft, V. Sergo, Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging: Promising Optical Diagnostic Tools in Pediatrics. CURRENT MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY. 20 (17) 2176-2187 (2013).

Giulia Di Rocco, Antonio Ranieri, Carlo Augusto Bortolotti, Gianantonio Battistuzzi, Alois Bonifacio, Valter Sergo, Marco Borsari, Marco Sola, Axial iron coordination and spin state change in a heme c upon electrostatic protein–SAM interaction. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 15 pp.13499-13505 (2013).

Lughi, V., Bonifacio, A., Barbone, M., Marsich, L., Sergo, V. Surface-enhanced Raman effect in hybrid metal-semiconductor nanoparticle assemblies (2013) Journal of Nanoparticles Research 15 (5) pp. 1-7.

Beleites, C., Salzer, R., Sergo, V. Validation of soft classification models using partial class memberships: An extended concept of sensitivity & co. applied to grading of astrocytoma tissues (2013) Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 122, pp. 12-22.

Bonifacio, A., Guidetti, R., Altiero, T., Sergo, V., Rebecchi, L. Nature, Source and Function of Pigments in Tardigrades: In Vivo Raman Imaging of Carotenoids in Echiniscus blumi (2012) PLoS ONE, 7 (11), art. no. e50162, .

Marsich, L., Bonifacio, A., Mandal, S., Krol, S., Beleites, C., Sergo, V. Poly-L-lysine-coated silver nanoparticles as positively charged substrates for surface-enhanced Raman scattering (2012) Langmuir, 28 (37), pp. 13166-13171.

  Ranieri, A., Bernini, F., Bortolotti, C.A., Bonifacio, A., Sergo, V., Castellini, E. PH-dependent peroxidase activity of yeast cytochrome c and its triple mutant adsorbed on kaolinite (2011) Langmuir, 27 (17), pp. 10683-10690.

Hasa, D., Voinovich, D., Perissutti, B., Grassi, M., Bonifacio, A., Sergo, V., Cepek, C., Chierotti, M.R., Gobetto, R., Dall’Acqua, S., Invernizzi, S. Enhanced oral bioavailability of vinpocetine through mechanochemical salt formation: Physico-chemical characterization and in vivo studies (2011) Pharmaceutical Research, 28 (8), pp. 1870-1883.

Mandal, S., Bonifacio, A., Zanuttin, F., Sergo, V., Krol, S. Synthesis and multidisciplinary characterization of polyelectrolyte multilayer-coated nanogold with improved stability toward aggregation (2011) Colloid and Polymer Science, 289 (3), pp. 269-280

Bonifacio, A., Beleites, C., Vittur, F., Marsich, E., Semeraro, S., Paoletti, S., Sergo, V. Chemical imaging of articular cartilage sections with Raman mapping, employing uni- and multi-variate methods for data analysis (2010) Analyst, 135 (12), pp. 3193-3204.

  Millo, D., Bonifacio, A., Moncelli, M.R., Sergo, V., Gooijer, C., van der Zwan, G. Characterization of hybrid bilayer membranes on silver electrodes as biocompatible SERS substrates to study membrane-protein interactions (2010) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 81 (1), pp. 212-216.

  Lughi, V., Sergo, V. Low temperature degradation -aging- of zirconia: A critical review of the relevant aspects in dentistry (2010) Dental Materials, 26 (8), pp. 807-820.

  Bonifacio, A., Sergo, V. Effects of sample orientation in Raman microspectroscopy of collagen fibers and their impact on the interpretation of the amide III band (2010) Vibrational Spectroscopy, 53 (2), pp. 314-317.

  Marchesi, G., Navarra, C.O., Cadenaro, M., Carrilho, M.R., Codan, B., Sergo, V., Di Lenarda, R., Breschi, L. The effect of ageing on the elastic modulus and degree of conversion of two multistep adhesive systems (2010) European Journal of Oral Sciences, 118 (3), pp. 304-310.

  Hiie, J., Quinci, F., Lughi, V., Sergo, V., Valdna, V., Mikli, V., Kärber, E., Raadik, T. Chlorine doping of cadmium sulfide on the example of CBD CdS (2010) Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1165, pp. 315-323.

  Affatato, S., Traina, F., Mazzega-Fabbro, C., Sergo, V., Viceconti, M. Is ceramic-on-ceramic squeaking phenomenon reproducible in vitro? A long-term simulator study under severe conditions (2009) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B Applied Biomaterials, 91 (1), pp. 264-271.

  Marsich, L., Moimas, L., Sergo, V., Schmid, C. Raman spectroscopic study of bioactive silica-based glasses: The role of the alkali/alkali earth ratio on the Non-Bridging Oxygen/Bridging Oxygen (NBO/BO) ratio (2009) Spectroscopy, 23 (3-4), pp. 227-232.

  Navarra, C.O., Cadenaro, M., Armstrong, S.R., Jessop, J., Antoniolli, F., Sergo, V., Di Lenarda, R., Breschi, L. Degree of conversion of Filtek Silorane Adhesive System and Clearfil SE Bond within the hybrid and adhesive layer: An in situ Raman analysis (2009) Dental Materials, 25 (9), pp. 1178-1185.

  Navarra, C.O., Cadenaro, M., Codan, B., Mazzoni, A., Sergo, V., De Stefano Dorigo, E., Breschi, L. Degree of conversion and interfacial nanoleakage expression of three one-step self-etch adhesives (2009) European Journal of Oral Sciences, 117 (4), pp. 463-469.

  Codan, B., Gaiotto, T., Niro, R.D., Marzari, R., Sergo, V. Patterning of fibronectin using laser writer for force measurement in cells (2009) Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging – Proceedings of SPIE, 7188, art. no. 71880P,

  Krafft, C., Codrich, D., Pelizzo, G., Sergo, V. Raman and FTIR imaging of lung tissue: Bronchopulmonary sequestration (2009) Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 40 (6), pp. 595-603.

  Donati, I., Travan, A., Pelillo, C., Scarpa, T., Coslovi, A., Bonifacio, A., Sergo, V., Paoletti, S. Polyol synthesis of silver nanoparticles: Mechanism of reduction by alditol bearing polysaccharides (2009) Biomacromolecules, 10 (2), pp. 210-213.

  Bonifacio, A., Finaurini, S., Krafft, C., Parapini, S., Taramelli, D., Sergo, V. Spatial distribution of heme species in erythrocytes infected with Plasmodium falciparum by use of resonance Raman imaging and multivariate analysis (2008) Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 392 (7-8), pp. 1277-1282.

  Codan, B., Sergo, V. Implementation of maskless laser lithography using a Raman spectroscopy microprobe (2008) Review of Scientific Instruments, 79 (9), art. no. 096103.

  Maschio, S., Aneggi, E., Trovarelli, A., Sergo, V. Influence of erbia or europia doping on crystal structure and microstructure of ceria-zirconia (CZ) solid solutions (2008) Ceramics International, 34 (5), pp. 1327-1333.

  Krafft, C., Codrich, D., Pelizzo, G., Sergo, V. Raman and FTIR microscopic imaging of colon tissue: a comparative study. (2008) Journal of biophotonics, 1 (2), pp. 154-169.

  Krafft, C., Codrich, D., Pelizzo, G., Sergo, V. Raman and FTIR imaging of lung tissue: Methodology for control samples (2008) Vibrational Spectroscopy, 46 (2), pp. 141-149.

  Krafft, C., Codrich, D., Pelizzo, G., Sergo, V. Raman mapping and FTIR imaging of lung tissue: Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (2008) Analyst, 133 (3), pp. 361-371.

  Umeri, A., Kuku, T.A., Scuor, N., Sergo, V. Raman investigation of the ageing of Ni-BaTiO3 multilayer ceramic capacitors (2008) Journal of Materials Science, 43 (3), pp. 922-926.

  Krafft, C., Sergo, V. Biomedical applications of Raman and infrared spectroscopy to diagnose tissues (2006) Spectroscopy, 20 (5-6), pp. 195-218. Cited 56 times.

  Codan, B., Visintin, S., De Maria, L., Sergo, V. A study on the effect of micro and nano-debris impact on aerospace thermal barrier coating at high temperature (2006) AIAA 57th International Astronautical Congress, IAC 2006, 8, pp. 5652-5662.

  De Maria, L., Rinaldi, C., Lupetin, P., Sergo, V. Portable optical system for in-situ thermal barrier assessment of service operated blades (2006) Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, 2, pp. 647-654.

  Scuor, N., Gallina, P., Panchawagh, H.V., Mahajan, R.L., Sbaizero, O., Sergo, V. Design of a novel MEMS platform for the biaxial stimulation of living cells (2006) Biomedical Microdevices, 8 (3), pp. 239-246.

  Piras, A., Colussi, S., Trovarelli, A., Sergo, V., Llorca, J., Psaro, R., Sordelli, L. Structural and morphological investigation of ceria-promoted Al 2O3 under severe reducing/oxidizing conditions (2005) Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109 (22), pp. 11110-11118.

  Scuor, N., Lucchini, E., Maschio, S., Casto, S.L., Sergo, V. Wear mechanisms and residual stresses in alumina-based laminated cutting tools (2005) Wear, 258 (9), pp. 1372-1378.

  Abbasova, R., Visintin, S., Sergo, V. Piezo-spectroscopic behavior of the emission bands of α-alumina in the 13900-14250 cm-1 spectral range (2005) Journal of Materials Science, 40 (7), pp. 1593-1597.

  Roitti, S., Rainer, A., Sergo, V. Catalitic properties of Ce-TZP ceramic foams (2004) Key Engineering Materials, 264-268 (III), pp. 2219-2222.

  Fornasiero, P., Speghini, A., Di Monte, R., Bettinelli, M., Kašpar, J., Bigotto, A., Sergo, V., Graziani, M. Laser-excited luminescence of trivalent lanthanide impurities and local structure in CeO2-ZrO2 mixed oxides (2004) Chemistry of Materials, 16 (10), pp. 1938-1944.

  Sergo, V. Room-Temperature Aging of Laminate Composites of Alumina/3-mol%-Yttria-Stablilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystals (2004) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 87 (2), pp. 247-253.

  Kaspar, J., Fornasiero, P., Balducci, G., Di Monte, R., Hickey, N., Sergo, V. Effect of ZrO2 content on textural and structural properties of CeO2-ZrO2 solid solutions made by citrate complexation route (2003) Inorganica Chimica Acta, 349, pp. 217-226.

  Nychka, J.A., Clarke, D.R., Sridharan, S., Jordan, E., Gell, M., Lance, M.J., Chunnilall, C.J., Smith, I.M., Saunders, S.R.J., Pillan, R., Sergo, V., Selçuk, A., Atkinson A., Murphy, K.S. NDE assessment of TBCs: An interim report of a photo-stimulated luminescence ‘round-robin’ test (2003) Surface and Coatings Technology, 163-164, pp. 87-94.

  Deghenghi, G., Chung, T.-J., Sergo, V. Raman investigation of the nitridation of yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia (2003) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 86 (1), pp. 169-173. Cited 15 times.

  Tomaszewski, H., Strzeszewski, J., Adamowicz, L., Sergo, V. Indirect determination of the piezospectroscopic coefficients of ceria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystals (2002) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 85 (11), pp. 2855-2857.

  Merlani, E., Schmid, C., Sergo, V. Residual Stresses in Alumina/Zirconia Composites: Effect of Cooling Rate and Grain Size (2001) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 84 (3-12), pp. 2962-2968.

  Krawietz, R., Pompe, W., Sergo, V. Raman spectroscopic investigation of the stress state in silicon substrates near edges of Pt/PZT microstructures (2000) Crystal Research and Technology, 35 (4), pp. 449-460.

  Lughi, V., Colombi Ciacchi, L., Kong, C.M., Lannutti, J.J., Sergo, V. Piezo-spectroscopic determination of residual stresses in an Al2O3/NiAl FGM (2000) Key Engineering Materials, 175, pp. 183-188.

  Di Filippo, L., Lucchini, E., Sergo, V., Maschio, S. Synthesis of pure monolithic calcium, strontium, and barium hexaluminates for catalytic applications (2000) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 83 (6), pp. 1524-1526.

  Fornasiero, P., Kašpar, J., Sergo, V., Graziani, M. Redox behavior of high-surface-area Rh-, Pt-, and Pd-loaded Ce0.5Zr0.5O2 mixed oxide (1999) Journal of Catalysis, 182 (1), pp. 56-69.

  Maschio, S., Lucchuni, E., Sergo, V. Piezospectroscopic analysis of the residual stresses in the strontium hexaluminate/zirconia (SrAl12O19/ZrO2) system (1999) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 82 (11), pp. 3145-3149.

  Gregori, G., Burger, W., Sergo, V. Piezo-spectroscopic analysis of the residual stresses in zirconia-toughened alumina ceramics: The influence of the tetragonal-to-monoclinic transformation (1999) Materials Science and Engineering A, 271 (1-2), pp. 401-406.

  Pezzotti, G., Sergo, V., Sbaizero, O., Muraki, N., Meriani, S., Nishida, T. Strengthening contribution arising from residual stresses in Al2O3/ZrO2 composites: A piezo-Spectroscopy investigation (1999) Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 19 (2), pp. 247-253

  Pezzotti, G., Nishida, T., Kleebe, H.-J., Ota, K., Muraki, N., Sergo, V. Effect of interface chemistry on the mechanical properties of Si3N4-matrix composites (1999) Journal of Materials Science, 34 (7), pp. 1667-1680.

  Sergo, V., Clarke, D.R. Observation of subcritical spall propagation of a thermal barrier coating (1998) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 81 (12), pp. 3237-3242.

  Krawietz, R., Pompe, W., Gerbatsch, A., Sergo, V., Ciacchi, L.C. Piezo-spectroscopic stress measurement near PZT-microstructures on silicon (1998) Materials Science Forum, 287-288, pp. 211-214.

  Sergo, V., Pezzotti, G., Sbaizero, O., Nishida, T. Grain size influence on residual stresses in alumina/zirconia composites (1998) Acta Materialia, 46 (5), pp. 1701-1710.

  Sergo, V., Lughi, V., Pezzotti, G., Lucchini, E., Meriani, S., Muraki, N., Katagiri, G., Lo Casto, S., Nishida, T. The effect of wear on the tetragonal-to-monoclinic transformation and the residual stress distribution in zirconia-toughened alumina cutting tools (1998) Wear, 214 (2), pp. 264-270.

  Pezzotti, G., Sbaizero, O., Sergo, V., Muraki, N., Maruyama, K., Nishida, T. In situ measurements of frictional bridging stresses in alumina using fluorescence spectroscopy (1998) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 81 (1), pp. 187-192.

  Muraki, N., Katagiri, G., Sergo, V., Pezzotti, G., Nishida, T. Mapping of residual stresses around an indentation in β-Si3N4 using Raman spectroscopy (1997) Journal of Materials Science, 32 (20), pp. 5419-5423.

  Muraki, N., Sergo, V., Pezzotti, G., Katagiri, G., Meriani, S., Nishida, T. Raman piezo-spectroscopic behavior of aluminum nitride (1997) Applied Spectroscopy, 51 (11), pp. 1761-1765.

  Sergo, V., Lipkin, D.M., De Portu, G., Clarke, D.R. Edge stresses in alumina/zirconia laminates (1997) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 80 (7), pp. 1633-1638.

  Sergo, V., Sbaizero, O., Clarke, D.R. Mechanical and chemical consequences of the residual stresses in plasma sprayed hydroxyapatite coatings (1997) Biomaterials, 18 (6), pp. 477-482.

  Fornasiero, P., Balducci, G., Di Monte, R., Kašpar, J., Sergo, V., Gubitosa, G., Ferrero, A., Graziani, M. Modification of the redox behaviour of CeO2 induced by structural doping with ZrO2 (1996) Journal of Catalysis, 164 (1), art. no. 0373, pp. 173-183.

  Pezzotti, G., Sergo, V., Ota, K., Sbaizero, O., Muraki, N., Nishida, T., Sakai, M. Residual stresses and apparent strengthening in ceramic-matrix nanocomposites (1996) Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, 104 (6), pp. 497-503.

  Sergo, V., Pezzotti, G., Katagiri, G., Muraki, N., Nishida, T. Stress dependence of the raman spectrum of β-silicon nitride (1996) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 79 (3), pp. 781-784.

  Sergo, Valter, Wang, Xun-Li, Clarke, David R., Becher, Paul F. Residual stresses in alumina/ceria-stabilized zirconia composites (1995) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78 (8), pp. 2213-2214.

  Srikant, V., Sergo, V., Clarke, D.R. Epitaxial aluminum-doped zinc oxide thin films on sapphire: II, Defect equilibria and electrical properties (1995) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78 (7), pp. 1935-1939.

  Srikant, V., Sergo, V., Clarke, D.R. Epitaxial aluminum-doped zinc oxide thin films on sapphire: I, Effect of substrate orientation (1995) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78 (7), pp. 1931-1934.

  Sergo, Valter, Clarke, David R., Pompe, Wolfgang Deformation bands in ceria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia/alumina: I, measurement of internal stresses (1995) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78 (3), pp. 633-640.

  Sergo, Valter, Clarke, David R. Deformation bands in ceria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia/alumina: II, stress-induced aging at room temperature (1995) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78 (3), pp. 641-644.

  Sergo, Valter, Schmid, Chiara, Meriani, Sergio, Evans, Anthony G. Mechanically induced zone darkening of alumina/ceria-stabilized zirconia composites (1994) Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77 (11), pp. 2971-2976. Cited 8 times.

  Sergo, V., Schmid, C., Meriani, S. Rare earths in ceramic materials technology (1992) Materials Chemistry and Physics, 31 (1-2), pp. 37-43.

  Meriani, S., Sergo, V., Schmid, Ch. Thermal analysis of engineering ceramics (1991) Advanced Ceramics, pp. 327-348.

  Meriani, S., Sergo, V., Schmid, Ch. Thermal analysis of engineering ceramics (1991) Mechanical and corrosion properties. Series A, Key engineering materials, 56-57, pp. 327-348.

  Sergo, V., Meriani, S. Thermal expansion and percolation in a SiC whisker-reinforced ceramic composite (1991) Journal of Materials Science Letters, 10 (14), pp. 855-857. Cited 2 times.

  Magistris, A., Chiodelli, G., Sergo, V., Meriani, S. Thermally induced changes in the ceria zirconia system (1988) Thermochimica Acta, 133 (C), pp. 113-118.