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Surname: 
Signore
Firstname: 
Maria Assunta
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Staff
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Researcher
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0832 422504
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The current scientific research deals with the growth and piezoelectric characterization of innovative sputtered piezoelectric thin films to integrate into MEMS devices as active layer for applications ranging from sensing to energy harvesting.

Scientific Productions

Yulia Plekhanova, Sergei Tarasov, Aleksandr Bykov, Natalia Prisyazhnaya, Vladimir Kolesov, Vladimir Sigaev, Maria Assunta Signore, Anatoly Reshetilov

Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes and the Electrocatalytic Activity of Gluconobacter oxydans as the Basis of a Biosensor

Biosensors [Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute], Volume: 9 Issue: 4 Pages: 137

Chiara De Pascali, Maria Assunta Signore, Antonietta Taurino, Luca Francioso, Antonella Macagnano, Joshua Avossa, Pietro Siciliano, Simonetta Capone

Investigation of the gas-sensing performance of electrospun TiO2 nanofibers-based sensors for ethanol sensing

IEEE Sensors Journal [IEEE],

A Taurino, MA Signore

Concurrent growth of InSe wires and In2O3 tulip-like structures in the Au-catalytic vapour-liquid-solid process

Materials Research Express [IOP Publishing], Volume: 2 Issue: 6 Pages: 065001

CA Sciammarella, A Boccaccio, L Lamberti, C Pappalettere, A Rizzo, MA Signore, D Valerini

Measurements of Deflection and Residual Stress in Thin Films Utilizing Coherent Light Reflection/Projection Moiré Interferometry

Experimental Mechanics [Springer US], Volume: 53 Issue: 6 Pages: 977-987

D Valerini, MA Signore, L Tapfer, E Piscopiello, U Galietti, A Rizzo

Adhesion and wear of ZrN films sputtered on tungsten carbide substrates

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 538 Pages: 42-47

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, L Tapfer, E Piscopiello, E Salernitano, R Giorgi

Sputtering deposition and characterization of zirconium nitride and oxynitride films

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 520 Issue: 9 Pages: 3532-3538

MA Signore, A Sytchkova, D Dimaio, A Cappello, A Rizzo

Deposition of silicon nitride thin films by RF magnetron sputtering: a material and growth process study

Optical materials [North-Holland], Volume: 34 Issue: 4 Pages: 632-638

A Rizzo, MA Signore, D Valerini, D Altamura, A Cappello, L Tapfer

A study of suppression effect of oxygen contamination by bias voltage in reactively sputtered ZrN films

Surface and Coatings Technology [Elsevier], Volume: 206 Issue: 10 Pages: 2711-2718

MA Signore, D Valerini, L Tapfer, G Caretto, A Rizzo

Zirconium nitride films deposited in (Ar+ N2+ H2) sputtering atmosphere: Optical, structural, and electrical properties

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films [American Vacuum Society], Volume: 29 Issue: 6 Pages: 061507

MA Signore, A Sytchkova, A Rizzo

Sputtering deposition and characterization of tandem absorbers for photo-thermal systems operating at mid temperature

Optical Materials [North-Holland], Volume: 34 Issue: 1 Pages: 292-297

L Giorgi, R Giorgi, S Gagliardi, E Serra, M Alvisi, MA Signore, E Piscopiello

Platinum–Gold Nanoclusters as Catalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology [American Scientific Publishers], Volume: 11 Issue: 10 Pages: 8804-8811

G Palumbo, G Quaranta, A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Tricarico

Prove di fresatura per rivestimenti a base di zirconio

UTENSILI E ATTREZZATURE [], Pages: 30-35

D Valerini, MA Signore, A Rizzo, L Tapfer

Optical function evolution of ion-assisted ZrN films deposited by sputtering

Journal of Applied Physics [American Institute of Physics], Volume: 108 Issue: 8 Pages: 083536

MA Signore, D Valerini, A Rizzo, L Tapfer, L Capodieci, A Cappello

Investigation of the physical properties of ion assisted ZrN thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing], Volume: 43 Issue: 22 Pages: 225401

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, A Cappello, L Tapfer

Nano-crystalline Zr2ON2 thin films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering

Surface and Coatings Technology [Elsevier], Volume: 204 Issue: 12-13 Pages: 2019-2022

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, A Cappello, L Tapfer

Nano-crystalline Zr 2 ON 2 thin films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering

Surface and Coatings Technology [Elsevier], Volume: 204 Issue: 12 Pages: 2019-2022

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, E Serra, R Paolesse, A D’Amico, C Di Natale

Metalloporphyrins-modified carbon nanotubes networked films-based chemical sensors for enhanced gas sensitivity

Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical [Elsevier], Volume: 144 Issue: 2 Pages: 387-394

MA Signore, A Rizzo, L Tapfer, E Piscopiello, L Capodieci, A Cappello

Effect of the substrate temperature on zirconium oxynitride thin films deposited by water vapour–nitrogen radiofrequency magnetron sputtering

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 518 Issue: 8 Pages: 1943-1946

M Nacucchi, M Alvisi, D Altamura, V Pfister, M Re, MA Signore, M Vittori Antisari

Quantitative EDS analysis in transmission electron microscopy using unconventional reference materials

IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering [IOP Publishing], Volume: 7 Issue: 1 Pages: 012020

G Palumbo, G Quaranta, A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Tricarico

Rivestimenti ceramici per utensili da taglio

UTENSILI E ATTREZZATURE [], Pages: 38-43

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, E Piscopiello, L Tapfer

Physical properties evolution of sputtered zirconium oxynitride films: effects of the growth temperature

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing], Volume: 42 Issue: 23 Pages: 235401

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, G Cassano, D Dimaio, R Pentassuglia, E Piscopiello, E Serra, M Falconieri

Characterization of metal-modified and vertically-aligned carbon nanotube films for functionally enhanced gas sensor applications

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 517 Issue: 22 Pages: 6211-6216

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, T Di Luccio

Synthesis and characterization of titanium and zirconium oxynitride coatings

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 517 Issue: 21 Pages: 5956-5964

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Tapfer, E Piscopiello, A Cappello, E Bemporad, M Sebastiani

Graded selective coatings based on zirconium and titanium oxynitride

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing], Volume: 42 Issue: 11 Pages: 115406

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, E Serra

FAST TRACK COMMUNICATION: Effects of reducing interferers in a binary gas mixture on NO2 gas adsorption using carbon nanotube networked films based chemiresistors

Journal of Physics D Applied Physics [], Volume: 42 Issue: 7

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, E Serra

Effects of reducing interferers in a binary gas mixture on NO2 gas adsorption using carbon nanotube networked films based chemiresistors

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing], Volume: 42 Issue: 7 Pages: 072002

Michele Penza, Riccardo Rossi, Marco Alvisi, Domenico Suriano, Emanuele Serra, Valerio Pfister, Maria Assunta Signore, Gennaro Cassano, Patrizia Aversa, Rocco Pentassuglia, Mimmo Dimaio

Stazione sperimentale autonoma per il monitoraggio dell’aria con sensori miniaturizzati a nanotubi di carbonio–NASUS

Energia, ambiente e innovazione [Fabiano], Volume: 55 Issue: 2 Pages: 22-24

Michele Penza, Riccardo Rossi, Mimmo DIMAIO, Marco ALVISI, Domenico SURIANO

Stazione sperimentale autonoma per il monitoraggio dell'aria con sensori miniaturizzati a nanotubi di carbonio-NASUS 1

Energia, ambiente e innovazione [], Volume: 55 Issue: 2 Pages: 22-24

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, E Serra

Effects of reducing interferers in a binary gas mixture on NO

Journal Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing Ltd.], Volume: 42 Issue: 7

M PENZA, R ROSSI, M ALVISI, G CASSANO, D SURIANO, R PENTASSUGLIA, MA SIGNORE, TH DIKONIMOS, E SERRA, R GIORGI

GAS SENSORS FABRICATED FROM CARBON NANOTUBES FILMS FUNCTIONALIZED WITH NANOCLUSTERS OF Au, Pt

Sensors and Microsystems: Proceedings of the 13th Italian Conference: Roma, Italy, 19-21 February 2008 [World Scientific], Pages: 130

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, G Cassano, MA Signore, E Serra, R Giorgi

Pt-and Pd-nanoclusters functionalized carbon nanotubes networked films for sub-ppm gas sensors

sensors and Actuators B: Chemical [Elsevier], Volume: 135 Issue: 1 Pages: 289-297

MA Signore, A Rizzo, R Rossi, E Piscopiello, T Di Luccio, L Capodieci, T Dikonimos, R Giorgi

Role of iron catalyst particles density in the growth of forest-like carbon nanotubes

Diamond and related materials [Elsevier], Volume: 17 Issue: 11 Pages: 1936-1942

A Rizzo, R Rossi, MA Signore, E Piscopiello, L Capodieci, R Pentassuglia, T Dikonimos, R Giorgi

Effect of Fe catalyst thickness and C 2 H 2/H 2 flow rate ratio on the vertical alignment of carbon nanotubes grown by chemical vapour deposition

Diamond and related materials [Elsevier], Volume: 17 Issue: 7-10 Pages: 1502-1505

Michele Penza, Riccardo Rossi, M Alvisi, Gennaro Cassano, Maria Assunta Signore, E Serra, R Giorgi

Surface modification of carbon nanotube networked films with Au nanoclusters for enhanced NO2 gas sensing applications

Journal of Sensors [Hindawi], Volume: 2008

A Rizzo, MA Signore, MF De Riccardis, L Capodieci, D Dimaio, T Nocco

Influence of growth rate on the structural and morphological properties of TiN, ZrN and TiN/ZrN multilayers

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 515 Issue: 17 Pages: 6665-6671

MA Signore, A Rizzo, L Mirenghi, MA Tagliente, A Cappello

Characterization of zirconium oxynitride films obtained by radio frequency magnetron reactive sputtering

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 515 Issue: 17 Pages: 6798-6804

M Penza, G Cassano, R Rossi, M Alvisi, A Rizzo, MA Signore, Th Dikonimos, E Serra, R Giorgi

Enhancement of sensitivity in gas chemiresistors based on carbon nanotube surface functionalized with noble metal (Au, Pt) nanoclusters

Applied Physics Letters [American Institute of Physics], Volume: 90 Issue: 17 Pages: 173123

M Penza, G Cassano, R Rossi, A Rizzo, MA Signore, M Alvisi, N Lisi, E Serra, R Giorgi

Effect of growth catalysts on gas sensitivity in carbon nanotube film based chemiresistive sensors

Applied Physics Letters [American Institute of Physics], Volume: 90 Issue: 10 Pages: 103101

M Penza, G Cassano, R Rossi, M Alvisi, A Rizzo, MA Signore

Dikonimos Th., Serra E., Giorgi R. Enhancement of sensitivity in gas chemiresistors based on carbon nanotube surface functionalized with noble metal (Au, Pt) nanoclusters

Appl. Phys. Lett [], Volume: 90 Issue: 173123 Pages: 1-173123

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, D Dimaio

Deposition and properties of ZrN x films produced by radio frequency reactive magnetron sputtering

Thin solid films [Elsevier], Volume: 515 Issue: 4 Pages: 1486-1493

A Rizzo, MA Signore, L Mirenghi, E Serra

Properties of ZrN x films with x> 1 deposited by reactive radiofrequency magnetron sputtering

Thin solid films [Elsevier], Volume: 515 Issue: 4 Pages: 1307-1313

A Rizzo, MA Signore, M Penza, MA Tagliente, F De Riccardis, E Serra

RF sputtering deposition of alternate TiN/ZrN multilayer hard coatings

Thin Solid Films [Elsevier], Volume: 515 Issue: 2 Pages: 500-504

Marco Alvisi, G Galtieri, L Giorgi, R Giorgi, E Serra, MA Signore

Sputter deposition of Pt nanoclusters and thin films on PEM fuel cell electrodes

Surface and Coatings Technology [Elsevier], Volume: 200 Issue: 5-6 Pages: 1325-1329

D Valerini, MA Signore, L Tapfer, E Piscopiello, U Galietti, A Rizzo

Adhesion and hardness of ZrN films sputtered on WC substrates

EMRS-SPRING Meeting 2012 [],

Antonella Rizzo, Maria A Signore, Tiziana Di Luccio, M Antonella Tagliente, Maria Federica De Riccardis

Morphological and Structural Characterization of TiN/ZrN Superlattices Deposited by Reactive RF Magnetron Sputtering

Advances in Science and Technology [Trans Tech Publications Ltd], Volume: 45 Pages: 1206-1211

M Penza, R Rossi, M Alvisi, MA Signore, G Cassano, R Pentassuglia, D Suriano, V Pfister, E Serra

Metal-Functionalized and Vertically-Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Layers for Low Temperature Gas Sensing Applications

Sensors and Microsystems [Springer, Dordrecht], Pages: 185-191

M PENZA, R ROSSI, M ALVISI, G CASSANO, D SURIANO, R PENTASSUGLIA, MA SIGNORE, TH DIKONIMOS, E SERRA, R GIORGI

GAS SENSORS FABRICATED FROM CARBON NANOTUBES FILMS FUNCTIONALIZED WITH NANOCLUSTERS OF Au, Pt, AND Pd

Sensors And Microsystems [], Pages: 130-136

M PENZA, G CASSANO, R ROSSI, M ALVISI, MA SIGNORE, A RIZZO, TH DIKONIMOS, N LISI, E SALERNITANO, E SERRA, R GIORGI

METAL FUNCTIONALISED CARBON NANOTUBES THIN FILMS GAS CHEMIRESISTORS

Sensors And Microsystems [], Pages: 177-184