Szubka, P. Zajdel, M. Fijałkowski, E. Talik, A. Balerna, M. Cestelli-Guidi, M. Romani, J. Łażewski, P.T. Jochym, Revisiting properties of CaCoSinO2n+2. Crystal and electronic structure. J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 546 (2022) 168858 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2021.16885




L. Giuntini at al., Detectors and Cultural Heritage: the INFN-CHNet experience, Appl. Sci. 11(8) (2021) 3462 https://doi.org/10.3390/app11083462




A. Balerna, DAFNE-Light DXR1 Soft X-Ray Synchrotron Radiation Beamline: Characteristics and XAFS Applications.Condens. Matter  (2019), 4, 7; doi:10.3390/condmat4010007


Idham Hafizh, Giovanni Bellotti, Marco Carminati, Gianlorenzo Utica, Matteo Gugiatti, Antonella Balerna, Vinicio Tullio, Giacomo Borghi, Antonio Picciotto, Francesco Ficorella, Nicola Zorzi, Andrea Capsoni, Simone Coelli, Luca Bombelli, Carlo Fiorini, ARDESIA:A fast silicon drift detector X-ray spectrometer for synchrotron applications. X‐Ray Spectrometry (2019), 48, 382-386; doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/xrs.3017


I. Hafizh, G. Bellotti, M. Carminati, G. Utica, M. Gugiatti, A. Balerna, V. Tullio, G.O. Lepore, G. Borghi, F. Ficorella, A. Picciotto, N. Zorzi, A. Capsoni, S. Coelli, L. Bombelli, C. Fiorini, Characterization of ARDESIA: a 4-channel SDD X-ray spectrometer for synchrotron measurements at high count rates. Journal of Instrumentation  (2019), 14, P06027; doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/14/06/P06027





G. Bellotti, A. D. Butt, M. Carminati, C. Fiorini, L. Bombelli, G. Borghi, C. Piemonte, N. Zorzi, A. BalernaThe ARDESIA Detection Module: a 4-Channel Array of SDDs for Mcps X-Ray Spectroscopy in Synchrotron Radiation Applications.

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 65, 1355-1364 (2018) – DOI10.1109/TNS.2018.2838673





Bellotti, A. D. Butt, M. Carminati, C. Fiorini, A. Balerna, C. Piemonte, N. Zorzi, L. Bombelli, The detection module of ARDESIA: a New, versatile array of SDDs for X-ray spectroscopy synchrotron applications, 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD), IEEE Xplore 17263119 (2017) – DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2016.8069892





A. Balerna, C. Evangelisti, R. Psaro, G. Fusini, A. Carpita, Structural characterization of bimetallic Pd-Cu vapor derived catalysts. J. of Physics: Conf. Series  712, 012057 (2016)





P. Zajdel, A. Kisiel, A. Szytula, J. Goraus, A. Balerna, A. Banas, P. Starowicz J. Konior, G. Cinque, A. Grilli, Studies of valence of selected rare earth silicides determined using Si K and Pd/Rh L2,3 XANES and LAPW numerical studies.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 364, 76-84 (2015)





W. M. Kwiatek, J. Czapla, M. Podgórczyk, A. Kisiel, J. Konior, A. Balerna, First approach to studies of sulphur electron DOS in prostate cancer cell lines and tissues studied by XANES.

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 80, 1104 (2011)





M.A Evsyukova, G. Yaloga, A. Balerna, A.P. Menushenkov, Ya V. Rakshun, A.A. Teplov, M.N. Mikheeva and A. V. Soldatov, Crystal-quasicrystal transition in the Al-Cu-Fe system: Analysis of the local atomic structure.

Physica B 405, 2122 (2010)


R. Sathyamoorthy,  P. Sudhagar, A. Balerna, C. Balasubramanian, S. Bellucci, A.I. Popov and K. Asokan, Surfactant-assisted synthesis of Cd(1-x)Co(x)S nanocluster alloys and their structural, optical and magnetic properties.

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 493, 240 (2010)





I. Ascone, L. Messori, A. Casini, C. Gabbiani, A.Balerna, F. Dell’Unto, and A. Congiu Castellano, Exploiting Soft and Hard X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy to Characterize Metallodrug/Protein Interaction.

Inorg. Chem. 47, 8629 (2008)


L. Reale,  A. Lai, M. Sighicellic, A. Faenov, T. Pikuz, F. Flora, P. Zuppella, T. Limongi, L. Palladino, A. Poma, J. Kaiser, M. Galiova, A. Balerna, G. Cinque, Qualitative detection of Mg content in a leaf of Hedera helix by using X ray radiation from a laser plasma source.

Microscopy Research and Technique 71, 459 (2008)


W.M. Kwiatek, M. Podgorczyk, C. Paluszkiewicz, A. Balerna and A. Kisiel, Sulphur XANES analysis of cultured human prostate cancer cells.

Acta Physica Polonica A 114, 463 (2008)





A. Leon, A. Balerna, G. Cinque, C. Frommen and M. Fichtner, Al K Edge XANES Measurements in NaAlH4 Doped with TiCl3 by Ball Milling.

J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 3795 (2007)


L. Reale, J. Kaiser, A. Reale, A. Lai, F. Flora, A. Balerna, G. Cinque, M. Fanelli, F. Ruggieri, A. Faenov, T. Pikuz, A. Tucci, A. Poma, P. Zuppella, M. Lika, R. Malina, Mapping the intake of different elements in vegetal tissues by dual-energy X-ray imaging at DAFNE synchrotron light source.

Microscopy Research and Technique 71, 179 (2007)


A. Soldatov, G. Yalovega, G. Smolentsev, A. Kravtsova, D. Lamoen, C. Balasubramanian, A. Marcelli, G. Cinque, S. Bellucci,  ALN nanoparticles XANES analysis: Local atomic and electronic structure.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 575, 85 (2007)





C. Balasubramanian, S. Bellucci, G. Cinque, A. Marcelli, M. Cestelli Guidi, M. Piccinini, A. Popov,  A. Soldatov, P. Onorato,  Characterization of aluminium nitride nanostructures by XANES and FTIR spectroscopies with synchrotron radiation.

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 18, S2095 (2006)


G. Cinque, G. Bellisola, M. Colombatti and E. Burattini, X-ray absorption near edge spectroscopy of sulfur in biomolecules: Two examples from glutathione and insulin.

Acta Phys. Pol. A 109, 335 (2006)


A. Marcelli, G. Cibin, G. Cinque, A. Mottana and MF. Brigatti, Polarized XANES spectroscopy: The K edge of layered K-rich silicates.

Radiat. Phys. Chem. 75, 1596 (2006)


W.M. Kwiatek, A. Banas. K. Banas, A. Kisiel, G. Cinque and G. Falkenberg, Preliminary study on chemical speciation of sulphur in cancerous tissues.

Acta Phys. Pol. A 109, 383 (2006)





G. Cinque, E. Burattini, A. Grilli and S. Dabagov,  The Soft X-ray Beamline at Frascati.

Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5974, 448 (2005)