1. Insight into the cycling behaviour of metal anodes, enabled by X-ray tomography and mathematical modelling
F. Rossi, L. Mancini, I. Sgura, M. Boniardi, A. Casaroli, A.P. Kao, B. Bozzini
ChemElectroChem, (2022), doi: 10.1002/celc.202101537


1. Recycling alginate composites for thermal insulation
M. Cibinel, G. Pugliese. D. Porrelli, L. Marsich, V. Lughi
Carbohydrate Polymers, 251 (2021) 116995

2. Directional differences in head stabilisation in Acanthodactylus pardalis lizards
J.Goyens, C. Jorissen, L.Mancini
Journal of Biomechanics (2021) 110418

3. Alginate bone scaffolds coated with a bioactive lactose modified chitosan for human dental pulp stem cells proliferation and differentiation
D. Porrelli, M. Gruppuso, F. Vecchies, E. Marsich, G.Turco
Carbohydrate Polymers, 273 (2021) 118610

4. Trabecular bone porosity and pore size distribution in osteoporotic patients – A low field nuclear magnetic resonance and microcomputed tomography investigation
D. Porrelli, M. Abrami, P. Pelizzo,, C. Formentin, C. Ratti, G.Turco, M. Grassi, G. Canton, G. Grassi, L. Murena
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, (2021) 104933

5. Growth of Neanderthal infants from Krapina (120–130 ka), Croatia
P. Mahoney, G. McFarlane, B.H. Smith, J.J. Miszkiewicz, P. Cerrito, H. Liversidge, L. Mancini, D. Dreossi, A. Veneziano, F. Bernardini, E. Cristiani, A. Behie, A. Coppa, L. Bondioli, D.W. Frayer, D. Radovčić, A. Nava
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288 (2021) 1963

6. Effects of the 3D Geometry Reconstruction on the Estimation of 3D Porous Scaffold Permeability
D. Guarnera, F. Iberite, M. Piazzoni, I. Gerges, T. Santaniello, L. Vannozzi, C. Lenardi, L. Ricotti
Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 Nov;2021:4403-4407



1. PERCIVAL: possible applications in X-ray micro-tomography
Pinaroli G., Lautizi G., Donato S., Stebel L., Cautero G., Giuressi D., Gregori I., Zilio S. Dal, Sergo R., Scarcia M., Cudin I., Wunderer C.B., Correa J., Marras A., Aplin S., Boitrelle B., Orsini F., Goettlicher P., Kuhn M., Lange S., Niemann M., Shevyakov I., Zimmer M., Guerrini N., Marsh B., Sedgwick I., Greer A., Nicholls T., Pedersen U.K., Tartoni N., Hyun H., Kim K., Rah S., Graafsma H., Menk R.H.
Journal of Instrumentation, 15 (2020) C02007-C02007

2Analysis of Intracellular Magnesium and Mineral Depositions during Osteogenic Commitment of 3D Cultured Saos2 Cells
G. Picone, C. Cappadone, A. Pasini, J. Lovecchio, M. Cortesi, G. Farruggia, M. Lombardo, A. Gianoncelli, L. Mancini, Menk R.H., S. Donato, E. Giordano, E. Malucelli, S. Iotti
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21 (2020), 2368 (Special Issue "Magnesium in Differentiation and Development")

3. Halloysite nanotubes/pluronic nanocomposites for waterlogged archeological wood: thermal stability and X-ray microtomography 
Parisi F., Bernardini F., Cavallaro G., Mancini L., Milioto S., Prokop D., Lazzara G. 
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 141 (2020) 981-989.

4. Morphological evolution of Zn-sponge electrodes monitored by in situ X-ray computed microtomography 
Bozzini B., Mele c., Veneziano A., Sodini N., Lanzafame G., Taurino A., Mancini L. 
ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 3 (2020) 4931-4940

5. 3D X-ray tomographic analysis reveals how coesite is preserved in Muong Nong-type tektites.
M. Masotta, S. Peres, L. Folco, L. Mancini, P. Rochette, B.P. Glass, F. Campanale, N. Gueninchault, F. Radica, S. Singsoupho, E. Navarro
Scientific Repprts, 10,(2020).20608

6. Editorial: Recent Advancements in X-Ray and Neutron Imaging of Dynamic Processes in Earth Sciences
L. Mancini, F. Arzilli, M. Polacci and M. Voltolini
Frontiers in Earth Science, 8 (2020) 395


1. Volatile segregation and generation of highly vesiculated explosive magmas by volatile-melt fining processes: The case of the Campanian Ignimbrite eruption 
Moretti R., Arienzo I., Di Renzo V., Orsi G., Arzilli F., Brun F., D’Antonio M., Mancini L., Deloule E.
Chemical Geology,503 (2019) 1-14.

2.  Micro-ATR FTIR, SEM-EDS and X-ray micro-CT: an innovative multi-technique approach to investigate bone affected by peri-implantitis
Maglione M., Vaccari L., Mancini L., Ciancio R., Bedolla D.E.., Bevilacqua L., Tonellato P.
The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants, 34 (2019) 631-641.

3. Computed microtomography study of untreated, shaped and filled mesiobuccal canals of maxillary first molarsption 
Angerame D., De Biasi M., Brun F., Turco G., Franco V. 
Australian Endodontic Journal, 45 (2019) 72-78.

4. Effect of the Nano-Ca(OH)2 Addition on the Portland Clinker Cooking Efficiency 
Zucchini A., Comodi P., Di Michele A., Vivani R., Mancini L., Lanzafame G., Casagrande S., Gentili S., Vetere F., Bartolucci L., Polidori G., Santinelli F. and Neri A. 
Materials, 12 (2019) 1787.

5. Garnets from Val d’Ala rodingites, Piedmont, Italy: an investigation of their gemmological, spectroscopic and crystal chemical properties 
V. Diella, R. Bocchio, N. Marinoni, F. Caucia, M.I. Spalla, I. Adamo, A. Langone and L. Mancini
Minerals, 9 (2019) 728.

6. Integrating X-ray computed tomography with the chemical imaging of EMPA: A robust method to quantify mineral re-crystallization from granulite to eclogite metamorphism in the Western Alps, Italy 
Corti L., Zucali M., Mancini L., Sayab M.
Frontiers in Earth Science, 7 (2019), 327

7. Habitat use and vestibular system's dimensions in lacertid lizards
Vasilopoulou-Kampitsi M., Goyens J., Baeckens S., Van Damme R., Aerts P.
Journal of Anatomy, 235 (2019) 1-14

8. The ecological signal on the shape of the lacertid vestibular system: simple versus complex microhabitats
Vasilopoulou-Kampitsi M, Goyens J, Van Damme R, Aerts P
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 127 (2019) 260-277


1. 3D distribution of primary melt inclusions in garnets by X-ray microtomography
Parisatto M., Turina A. Cruciani G., Mancini L.,Peruzzo L. and Cesare B.
American Mineralogist, 103 (2018) 911-926..

2. TomoBank: A tomographic data repository for computational X-ray science
De Carlo F., Gursoy D., Ching D.J , Batenburg K.J., Ludwig W., Mancini L., Marone F., Pelt D,M,, Sijbers J., Rivers M.
Measurement Science and Technology 2 9 (2018) 034004 

3. X-ray Computed Microtomography technique applied for cementitious materials: A review
Ítalo Batista da Silva
Micron, 107 (2018) 1-8.

4. A compact and flexible induction furnace for in situ microradiography and computed microtomography at Elettra: characterization and first tests
Kudrna-Prasek M., Pistone M., Baker D.R., Sodini N., Marinoni N., Lanzafame G. and Mancini L.
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 25 (2018) 1172-1181 

5. The Middle Pleistocene (MIS 12) human dental remains from Fontana Ranuccio (Latium) and Visogliano (Friuli-Venezia Giulia), Italy. A comparative high resolution endostructural assessment
Zanoll C., Martinón-Torres M., Bernardini F., Boschian G., Coppa A., Dreossi D., Mancini L., Martínez de Pinillos M., Martín-Francés L., Bermúdez de Castro J.M., Tozzi C., Tuniz C., Macchiarelli R.
PLoS ONE, 13 (2018) e0189773.

6. Enhanced contrast in X-ray microtomographic images of the membranous labyrinth using different X-ray sources and scanning modes
Goyens J., Vasilopoulou-Kampitsi M., Claes R., Sijbers J., Mancini L.
Journal of Anatomy, 233 (2018) 770-782.

7. Three-Dimensional Bone Substitutes for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Biological and Structural Characterization
Turco G., Porrelli D., Marsich E., Vecchies F., Lombardi T., Stacchi C. and Di Lenarda R.
Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 9 (2018) 62


1. In vivo evaluation of chitosan-glycerol gel scaffolds seeded with stem cells for full-thickness mandibular bone regeneration
Maglione M., Spano S., Ruaro M.E., Salvador E., Zanconati F., Tromba G., Turco G.
Journal of Oral Science, 2 (2017) 225-232.

2. Microstructural characterization of dental zinc phosphate cements using combined small angle neutron scattering and microfocus X-ray computed tomography
Viani A., Sotiriadis K., Kumpová I.. Mancini L. Appavou M.S.
Dental Materials, 33 (2017) 402-417.

3. 3D Pore-network quantitative analysis in deformed carbonate grainstones
Zambrano M., Tondi E., Mancini L., Arzilli F., Lanzafame G., Materazzi M., Torrieri S.
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 82 (2017) 251-264. 

4. Virtual histological assessment of the prenatal life history and age of death of the Upper Paleolithic from Ostuni (Italy)
Nava A., Coppa A., Coppola D., Mancini L., Dreossi D. Zanini F., Bernardini F., Tuniz C. and Bondioli L.
Scientific Reports, 7 (2017) 9427.

5. Solidification and turbulence (non-laminar) during magma ascent: insights from 2D and 3D analyses of bubbles and minerals in an Etnean dyke
Lanzafame G., Iezzi G., Mancini L., Federica L., Mollo S., Ferlito C.
Journal of Petrology, 58 (2017) 1511-1533.

6. Mechanical and Drug Release Properties of Sponges from Cross-linked Cellulose Nanofibers
Fiorati A.,Turco G.,Travan A., Caneva E., Pastori N., Cametti M., Punta C. and Melone L.
ChemPlusChem, 82 (2017) 848-858.


1. Heterogeneous vesiculation of 2011 El Hierro xeno-pumice revealed by X-ray computed microtomography
Berg, S.E., Troll, V.R., Deegan, F.M., Burchardt S., Krumbholz M., Mancini L., Polacci M., Carracedo J.C., Soler V., Arzilli F., Brun F.
Bull Volcanol, 78 (2016) 85.

2. Fast and flexible X-ray tomography using the ASTRA toolbox
van Aarle W., Palenstijn W.J., Cant J., Janssens E., Bleichrodt F., Dabravolski A., De Beenhouwer J., Batenburg K.J., and Sijbers J.
Optics Express, 24 (2016) 25129-25147.

3. The Grizzly Lake Complex (Yellowstone Volcano, USA): Mixing between Basalt and Rhyolite Unravelled by Microanalysis and X-ray Microtomography
Morgavi D., Arzilli F., Pritchard C., Perugini D., Mancini L., Larson P., Dingwell DB.
Lithos, 260 (2016) 457-474.

4. New Evaluation of the Castel di Guido ‘Hyoid’
Capasso L., D’Anastasio R., Mancini L., Tuniz C. & Frayer D.W.
Journal of Anthropological Sciences, 94 (2016) 1-6.

5. Micro-CT evaluation of several glide path techniques and ProTaper Next shaping outcomes in maxillary first molar curved canals
Alovisi M., Cemenasco A., Mancini L., Paolino D., Scotti N., Bianchi C.C. and Pasqualini1 D.
International Endodontic Journal, (2016), doi: 10.1111/iej.12628.


1. Alginate–Hydroxyapatite Bone Scaffolds with Isotropic or Anisotropic Pore Structure: Material Properties and Biological Behavior
D. Porrelli, A. Travan, G. Turco, E. Marsich, M. Borgogna, S. Paoletti and I. Donati
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 300 (2015) 989–1000.

2. A modified rabbit ulna defect model for evaluating periosteal substitutes in bone engineering: a pilot studyracterization of the Human Calvarium in Relation to the Diploic and Cranial Thickness Utilizing X-Ray Computed Microtomography
El Backly R.M.,Chiapale D., Muraglia A., Tromba G., Ottonello C., Santolini F., Cancedda R., Mastrogiacomo M.
Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol.,2 (2015) 80.

3. High resolution X-ray microtomography-based CFD simulation for the characterization of flow permeability and effective thermal conductivity of aluminum metal foams
Ranut P, Nobile E, Mancini L
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 67 (2015) 30-36

4. In Situ and Ex Situ X-Ray Microspectroelectrochemical Methods for the Study of Zinc–Air Batteries
Bozzini B., Altissimo M., Amati M., Bocchetta P., Gianoncelli A., Gregoratti L., Kourousias G., Mancini L., Mele C., Kiskinova M.
Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, (2015).

5. Micro-Computed Tomography Evaluation of ProTaper Next and BioRace Shaping Outcomes in Maxillary First Molar Curved Canals
Pasqualini D, Alovisi M, Cemenasco A, Mancini L, Paolino DS, Bianchi CC, Roggia A, Scotti N, Berutti E
Journal of Endodontics, 41 (2015) 1706-1710.


1. Morphological Characterization of the Human Calvarium in Relation to the Diploic and Cranial Thickness Utilizing X-Ray Computed Microtomography
Larsson E., Brun F., Tromba G., Cataldi P., Uvdal K. and Accardo A.
IFMBE Proceedings, 41 (2014) 194-197.

2. Microtomography-based CFD Analysis of Transport in Open-Cell Aluminum Metal Foams
Ranut P., Nobile E., Mancini L.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 501 (2014) 012021.

3. The late Early Pleistocene human dental remains from Uadi Aalad and Mulhuli-Amo (Buia), Eritrean Danakil: Macromorphology and microstructure
Zanolli C, Bondioli L, Coppa A, Dean CM, Bayle P, Candilio F, Capuani S, Dreossi D, Fiore I, Frayer DW, Libsekal Y, Mancini L, Rook L, Medin Tekle T, Tuniz C, Macchiarelli R
Journal of Human Evolution, 74 (2014) 96-113.

4. High resolution microtomography-based CFD simulation of flow and heat transfer in aluminum metal foams
Ranut P, Nobile E, Mancini L
Applied Thermal Engineering, 69 (2014) 230-240 

5.    The effects of rock heterogeneity on compaction localization in porous carbonates
Cilona A, Faulkner DR, Tondi E, Agosta F, Mancini L, Rustichelli A, Baud P, Vinciguerra S
   Journal of Structural Geology, 67 (2014) 75-93

6. Electrochemical reconstruction of a heavily corroded Tarentum hemiobolus silver coin: a study based on microfocus X-ray computed microtomography
Bozzini B, Gianoncelli A, Mele C, Siciliano A, Mancini L
Journal of Archaeological Science, 52 (2014) 24-30


1. The ICTP-Elettra X-ray laboratory for cultural heritage and archaeology
Tuniz C, Bernardini F, Cicuttin A, Crespo ML, Dreossi D, Gianoncelli A, Mancini L, Mendoza Cuevas A, Sodini N, Tromba G, Zanini F, Zanolli C
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 711 (2013) 106-110.

2. Detailed study of gold-nanoparticles loaded cells using X-rays based techniques for cell-tracking applications with single-cell sensitivity
Astolfo A, Fulvia A, Schulke E, James SA, Mancini L, Menk RH
Nanoscale, 5 (2013) 3337-3345.

3. A platelet-rich plasma-based membrane as a periosteal substitute with enhanced osteogenic and angiogenic properties: A new concept for bone repair
El Backly R.M., Zaky S.H., Muraglia A., Tonachini L., Brun F., Canciani B., Chiapale D., Santolini F., Cancedda R., Mastrogiacomo M.
Tissue Engineering - Part A, 19 (2013) 152-165.

4. Microradiography and microcomputed tomography comparative analysis in human bone cores harvested after maxillary sinus augmentation: a pilot study
Soardi CM, Clozza E, Turco G, Biasotto M, Engebretson SP, Wang H-L and Zaffe D.
Clinical Oral Implants Research, (2013) 1-8

5. Platelet rich plasma enhances osteoconductive properties of a hydroxyapatite-β-tricalcium phosphate scaffold (Skelite™) for late healing of critical size rabbit calvarial defects
El Backly R.M, Zaky S.H., Canciani B, Saad M.M., Eweida A.M., Brun F., Tromba G., Komlev V.S., Mastrogiacomo M., Marei M.K., Cancedda R.
Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (2013) 1-10

6. Micro-Biomechanics of the Kebara 2 Hyoid and Its Implications for Speech in Neanderthals
D'Anastasio R, Wroe S, Tuniz C, Mancini L, Cesana DT, Dreossi D, Ravichandiran M, Attard M, Parr WCH, Agur A, Capasso L.
PLoS ONE, 8 (2013) e82261

7. 3D structural analysis of ground-wall insulation of AC rotating machines using X-ray tomography
Contin A, Schena G, Dreossi D
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Solid Dielectrics, ICSD (2013) 279 - 282


1. Micro-CT evaluation of glide path with NiTi rotary PathfileTM in maxillary first molars curved canals

Pasqualini D., Bianchi C.C., Paolino D.S., Mancini L., Cemenasco A., Cantatore G., Castellucci A., Berutti E.
Journal of Endodontics, 38 (2012) 389-393.

2 Did Neanderthals play music? X-ray micro-computed tomography of the Divje babe “flute”
Tuniz C., Bernardini F., Turk I., Dimkaroski L., Mancini L. and Dreossi D.
Archaeometry, 54 (2012) 581–590.

3.   Genus Distichopora (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa): from primary cyclosystem to adult pore organisation
Puce S., Pica D., Brun F., Mancini L., Bavestrello G.
Coral Reefs, 31 (2012) 715-730.

4. An introduction to the application of x-ray microtomography to the three-dimensional study of igneous rocks
Baker D.R., Mancini L., Polacci M., Higgins M., Gualda G.A.R., Hill R., Rivers M.

Lithos, 148 (2012) 262-276 , invited review paper.

5. Beeswax as Dental Filling on a Neolithic Human Tooth
Bernardini F, Tuniz C, Coppa A, Mancini L, Dreossi D, Eichert D., Turco G., Biasotto M., Terrasi F., De Cesare N., Hua Q., Levchenko V.
PLoS ONE 7(9): e44904. See also Press release

6. Accuracy of industrial computed tomography measurements: Experimental results from an international comparison
Carmignato S
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 61 (2012) 491-494


1 Automated quantitative characterization of alginate/hydroxyapatite bone tissue engineering scaffolds by means of micro-CT image analysis
Brun F., Turco G., Accardo A. and Paoletti S.
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22 (2011) 2617-2629.

2 Three-dimensional analysis of the canal network of an Indonesian Stylaster (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Stylasteridae) by means of X-ray
computed microtomography

 Puce S., Pica D., Mancini L., Brun F., Peverelli A., Bavestrello G.
Zoomorphology, 130 (2011) 85-95.

3Quantitative study of crystals and vesicles shape preferred orientation from X-ray microtomography data
Voltolini M., Zandomeneghi D., Mancini L., Polacci M., Texture analysis of volcanic rock samples
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 202 (2011) 83-95.

4. Gold nanoparticle labelling of cells is a sensitive method to investigate cell distribution and migration in animal models of human disease
Menk R.H., Schültke E., Hall C., Arfelli F., Astolfo A., Rigon L., Round A., Ataelmannan K., Rigley MacDonald S. and Juurlink B.H.J.
Nanomedicine: nanotechnology, biology and medicine, 7 (2011) 647-54.

5. Description of an ancient social bee trapped in amber using diagnostic radioentomology 
Greco M. K., Welz P. M., Siegrist M., Ferguson S. J., Gallmann P., Roubik D. W. and Engel M. S.
Insectes Sociaux, 58 (2011) 487-494.
6.  Synchrotron radiation microtomography of musical instruments: a non-destructive monitoring technique for insect infestation
Bentivoglio-Ravasio B., Dreossi D., Marconi E., Sodini N., Mancini L., Tonini C., Trotta L., Zanini F.
Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research., 43(2011) 149-155.

7.  Quantification of structural differences in the human calvarium diploe by means of X-ray computed microtomography image analysis: a case study
Larsson E., Brun F., Tromba G., Cataldi P., Uvdal K. and Accardo A.
IFMBE Proceedings, 37(1) (2011) 599-602.

8. A preliminary study on sclerofoam morphology
Cosmi F., Biasi, G.
Phlebologie - Annales Vasculaires, 64 (2011) 21-24.


1.  Pore3D: A software library for quantitative analysis of porous media
Brun F., Mancini L., Kasae P., Favretto S., Dreossi D., Tromba G.
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 615 (2010) 326-332.

2. Quantitative analysis of X-ray microtomography images of geomaterials: Application to volcanic rocks
Zandomeneghi D., Voltolini M., Mancini L., Brun F., Dreossi D., Polacci M.
Geosphere, 6 (2010) 793-804.

3. Functionalized gold nanoparticles: a detailed in vivo multimodal microscopic brain distribution study
Sousa F., Mandal S., Garrovo C., Astolfo A., Bonifacio A., Latawiec D., Menk R.H., Arfelli F., Huewel S., Legname G., Gallah H.J. and Krol S.
Nanoscale, 2 (2010) 2826-2834.


1. Alginate/hydroxyapatite biocomposite for bone ingrowth: A trabecular structure with high and isotropic connectivity
Turco G., Marsich E., Bellomo F., Semeraro S., Donati I., Brun, F., Grandolfo M., Accardo A., Paoletti S.
Biomacromolecules, 10 (6), 1575-1583 (2009).  

2. Vesiculation in magmas from Stromboli and implications for normal Strombolian activity and paroxysmal explosions in basaltic systems
Polacci M., Baker D.R., Mancini L., Favretto S., Hill R.J.
Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 114 (2009) B01206.

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