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Francesco Rizzi   Dr.  Technician or Assistant 
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Francesco Rizzi published an article in January 2019.
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Christian Demitri

32 shared publications

Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Lecce 73100, Italy

A. Qualtieri

16 shared publications

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies, Via Barsanti, 73010 Arnesano, Italy

Massimo De Vittorio

7 shared publications

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies, Via Barsanti, 73010 Arnesano, Italy

Enrico Domenico Lemma

6 shared publications

Università del Salento Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione Lecce Italy

Claudio Abels

3 shared publications

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Bidirectional biomimetic flow sensing with antiparallel and curved artificial hair sensors Claudio Abels, Antonio Qualtieri, Toni Lober, Alessandro Mar... Published: 03 January 2019
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, doi: 10.3762/bjnano.10.4
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations A thermo-activated tactile micro-actuator for displays Salvatore Puce, Tommaso Dattoma, Francesco Rizzi, Mohamed Em... Published: 01 January 2019
Microelectronic Engineering, doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.11.010
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RAPID-COMMUNICATION 0 Reads 0 Citations Including Liquid Metal into Porous Elastomeric Films for Flexible and Enzyme-Free Glucose Fuel Cells: A Preliminary Eval... Denis Desmaële, Francesco La Malfa, Francesco Rizzi, Antonio... Published: 22 November 2018
Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications, doi: 10.3390/jlpea8040045
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This communication introduces a new flexible elastomeric composite film, which can directly convert the chemical energy of glucose into electricity. The fabrication process is simple, and no specific equipment is required. Notably, the liquid metal Galinstan is exploited with a two-fold objective: (i) Galinstan particles are mixed with polydimethylsiloxane to obtain a highly conductive porous thick film scaffold; (ii) the presence of Galinstan in the composite film enables the direct growth of highly catalytic gold structures. As a first proof of concept, we demonstrate that when immersed in a 20 mM glucose solution, a 5 mm-long, 5 mm-wide and 2 mm-thick sample can generate a volumetric power density up to 3.6 mW·cm−3 at 7 mA·cm−3 and 0.51 V without using any enzymes.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Microfabrication of pH-responsive 3D hydrogel structures via two-photon polymerization of high-molecular-weight poly(eth... Elisa Scarpa, Enrico Domenico Lemma, Roberto Fiammengo, Mari... Published: 01 September 2018
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2018.09.079
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Determination of absorption and structural properties of cellulose-based hydrogel via ultrasonic pulse-echo time-of-flig... Leonardo Lamanna, Francesco Rizzi, Christian Demitri, Marco ... Published: 02 June 2018
Cellulose, doi: 10.1007/s10570-018-1874-4
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Article 1 Read 1 Citation Nitride-Based Materials for Flexible MEMS Tactile and Flow Sensors in Robotics Claudio Abels, Vincenzo Mariano Mastronardi, Francesco Guido... Published: 10 May 2017
Sensors, doi: 10.3390/s17051080
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The response to different force load ranges and actuation at low energies is of considerable interest for applications of compliant and flexible devices undergoing large deformations. We present a review of technological platforms based on nitride materials (aluminum nitride and silicon nitride) for the microfabrication of a class of flexible micro-electro-mechanical systems. The approach exploits the material stress differences among the constituent layers of nitride-based (AlN/Mo, SixNy/Si and AlN/polyimide) mechanical elements in order to create microstructures, such as upwardly-bent cantilever beams and bowed circular membranes. Piezoresistive properties of nichrome strain gauges and direct piezoelectric properties of aluminum nitride can be exploited for mechanical strain/stress detection. Applications in flow and tactile sensing for robotics are described.