presentations

Up to date, I authored 181 papers (oral and poster presentations) in proceedings of 98 international and domestic conferences.

Oral presentations were 47 (including 13 invited and 1 plenary keynote).

The list below reports only the oral presentations as first author. The complete list of presentations (1999-to date) is available on request.

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003 | 2002

2014

(47) “Thin films and multilayers of zinc oxide for thermoelectric applications” P. Mele, S.Saini, H. Honda, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Hagino, A. Ichinose, L. Molina, P. E. Hopkins, J. E. Ihlefeld, proceedings of IUMRS-ICA 2014, Fukuoka, C8-I29-016 (in CD) (invited)

(46) “Nanostructure and Pinning Performance of YBa2Cu3Ox Thin Films Added With Y2O3 Nanoparticulate” P. Mele, R. Guzman, J. Gazquez, T. Puig, X. Obradors, S Saini, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, K. Matsumoto, proceedings of ICCE-22 2014, St. Julian, Malta 591 (in CD) (invited)

(45) “Thermoelectric properties of ZnO thin films deposited on amorphous substrates” P. Mele, S. Saini, H. Honda, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Hagino, A. Ichinose, proceedings of IUMRS-ICEM 2014, Taiwan, F3-IT-0049 (on-line proceedings) (invited)

(44) Pinning Performance of Nanostructured YBa2Cu3Ox Films Added With Artificial Pinning Centers of Different Dimensionality” P. Mele, S Saini, A. Jha, T. Horide, K. Matsumoto2, S. Awaji, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, R. Kita, J. Gazquez, R. Guzman, T. Puig, X. Obradors, proceedings of S4E2014, Paestum, Italy, Pag. 47 (in CD) (invited)

(43) “Nanostructure and Pinning Performance of YBa2Cu3Ox Thin Films Added With Artificial Pinning Centers of Different Dimensionality” P. Mele, S Saini, A. Jha, T. Horide, K. Matsumoto2, S. Awaji, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, R. Kita, J. Gazquez, R. Guzman, T. Puig, X. Obradors, proceedings of JSAP Spring 2014, Sagamihara, Japan, 18p-D4-2

(42) “Nanostructured Oxide Thin Films for Thermoelectric Applications”, P. Mele, proceedings of GiTe “Giornate sulla termoelettricittà” (annual meeting of AIT- Italian Thermoelectric Association) CNR Padova, Italy , 20 Feb. 2014, pag. 28

2013

(41) “Nanostructured Oxide Thin Films for Sustainable Development” P. Mele, presented at Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 22 November 2013 (invited)

(40) “Systematic study of BaHfO3-doped YBa2Cu3O7 films” - P. Mele, S. Saini, A. Jha, T. Horide, K. Matsumoto, S. Awaji, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, R. Kita, ISS 2013 WT-7

(39) “Substrate dependence of thermoelectric properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films” P. Mele, S. Saini, H. Honda, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Hagino, A. Ichinose, IUMRS-ICAM 2013, Qingdao, China C5-40 p81

(38) “Nanostructured thin films of superconducting and thermoelectric oxides for sustainable development” - P. Mele, IUMRS-ICAM 2013, Qingdao, China C5-36 (invited)

(37) “High pinning performance of YBa2Cu3O7-x films added with Y2O3 nanoparticulate defects” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, J. Gazquez, R. Guzman, T. Puig, X.Obradors, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, S. Horii, EUCAS 2013, Genova, Italy, 4M-MA2-O5

(36) “Superconducting properties of iron chalcogenides thin films” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, H. Nagayoshi, S. Fujita, Y.Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T. Kiss, M. Mukaida, A. Ichinose, B. Maiorov, F. F. Balakirev, S. Baily, L. Civale, ICCE-21, Tenerife, Spain, 2013 (plenary keynote)

(35) “Enhanced thermoelectric properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films” - P. Mele, S. Saini, H. Abe, H. Honda, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Hagino, A. Ichinose, Proceedings of MRS spring meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA, H11.02, p.167

(34) “Thermoelectric and superconducting materials for sustainable development: recent research advances in nanostructured thin films” - P. Mele, proceedings of 9th Int. Conf. on Sustainability, Hiroshima, Japan

2012

(33) “Temperature and magnetic field dependence of critical currents in multilayered YBCO+BaSnO3//YBCO+Y2O3 films” - P. Mele, S. Saini, H. Abe, T. Suzuki, K. Matsumoto, T. Kajiwara, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida, proceedings of ISS2012, Tokyo, Japan

(32)”Development of Zn0.98Al0.02O/Ca3Co4O9 Module for Thermoelectric Power Generation” - P. Mele, H. Yasumune, H. Kamei, M. Uemitsu, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, ICCE-20, Beijing (invited)

(31)”Artificial Pinning Ceneters Technology to Enhance Flux Pinning in High-Tc Superconductors” - K. Matsumoto and P. Mele, ICCE-20, Beijing (invited)

(30)”Combination of BaSnO3 nanorods and Y2O3 nanoparticles: a novel vortex pinning architecture for enhancing the critical current of YBa2Cu3Ox films” – P. Mele, S. Saini, H. Abe, T. Suzuki, K. Matsumoto, I. Tanaka, A, Ichinose and Y. Yoshida, ICEC24-ICMC2012, Fukuoka, Japan, 16D-OR3-03

(29)”Nanostructured epitaxial thin films of Fe-based superconductors with enhanced superconducting properties” – P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, K. Nagayoshi, K. Fujita, Y.Yoshida, Y. Ichino, A. Ichinose, T. Kiss, M. Mukaida, B. Maiorov, F.F. Fedorov, S.A. Baily, L. Civale, MRS spring meeting 2012 San Francisco, USA, I11.1, (invited)

2011

(28) “Fabrication and characterisation of high-quality Fe-Te-Ch (Ch = Se,S) and FeSex (x = 0.9, 1) epitaxial films” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, S. Fujita, K. Nagayoshi, S. Yamane, Y.Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T. Kiss, A. Ichinose, B. Maiorov, F.F. Fedorov, S.A. Baily, L. Civale, EUCAS 2011, Den Haag, The Netherlands, 1-MB-10

(27) “Thermoelectric properties of Ca3Co4O9 and Zn0.98Al0.02O elements prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)” - P. Mele, H. Yasumune, H. Kamei, H. Kuma, K. Miyazaki, K. Matsumoto, JSAP 72nd fall meeting 2011, Yamagata, Japan

(26) “Synthesis and characterization of YBa2Cu3Ox thin films incorporating length-controlled nanorods”- P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Honda, I. Tanaka, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida,, Y. Ichino, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, ICCE-19, Shanghai (invited)

2010

(25)”Synthesis and characterization of YBa2Cu3Ox thin films incorporating length-controlled nanorods”- P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, K. Honda, I, Tanaka, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida,, Y. Ichino, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, 20th MRS-J academic symposium, Yokohama, E-10-I , (invited)

(24) “Synthesis and characterization of YBa2Cu3Ox thin films incorporating length-controlled nanorods”- P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Honda, I. Tanaka, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida,, Y. Ichino, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, 83rd CSJ Meeting, Kagoshima, 3A-a07

(23)”Progress in development of nanostructured YBCO films with engineered artificial pinning centers” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, ISS2010, Tsukuba, 2010, WT-24-INV (invited)

(22)”High field characterization of Fe-Te-S epitaxial thin film” – P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T. Kiss, A, Ichinose, M. Mukaida, B. Maiorov, F. Fedorov, S. Baily, L. Civale, 71st JSAP Fall meeting, Nagasaki

(21)”Development of thermoelectric modules based on bulk oxide materials” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Yasumune, M.Nagata, CIMTEC 2010, Forum on New Materials, Montecatini, Italy, FE3-L08

(20)”In-Field Characterization of FeTe0.8S0.2 Epitaxial Thin Films”- P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T.Kiss, A. Ichinose, JSAP 57th spring meeting 2010, Kanagawa-ken, Japan

2009

(19)”Pulsed laser deposition and in-filed characterization of FeTe0.8S0.2 epitaxial thin films” – P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T.Kiss, A. Ichinose, TRIP-JST 3rd symposium, Tokyo, 2009

(18)”Development of thermoelectric modules based on bulk oxide materials”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto and K. Miyazaki, MRS-J, Yokohama, 2009, P-21-I (invited)

(17)”Fabrication of Fe-Te-S superconducting epitaxial thin films by pulsed laser deposition using FeTe0.8S0.2 target” – P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T.Kiss, ISS2009, Tsukuba, 2009

(16)”Development of Al2O3-ZnO/Ca3Co4O9 module for thermoelectric power generation”, P. Mele Japan Institute of Metals - Kyushu branch meeting, Kitakyushu, Japan, 6 June 2009

(15)”Introduction and control of Y2O3 nanoparticulate defects in YBa2Cu3O7-x” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii,MRS 2009, San Francisco, USA

(14)”Structural investigation of the BaSnO3-YBa2Cu3O7-x films”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S, Horii, S. Kita, JSAP 56th spring meeting 2009, Tsukuba, Japan

2008

(13) “Introduction and control of Y2O3 nanoparticulate defects in YBa2Cu3O7-x films”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S, Horii, CSJ 79th fall meeting 2008, Kochi, Japan, 2A-a03

(12) “Properties of BaSnO3 doped YBa2Cu3O7-d films: a systematic study”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S, Horii, R. Kita, JSAP 69th autumn meeting 2008, Nagoya, Japan

(11) “Flux-pinning properties of BaMO3-doped YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films (M = Zr, Sn)” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S, Horii, R. Kita, CSJ Spring 2008, Meisei University, Tokyo, Japan

(10) “Flux-pinning properties of BaMO3-doped YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films (M = Zr, Sn)” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S, Horii, R. Kita, MRS 2008, San Francisco, USA

2007

(9) “Tailoring the Artificial Pinning centers dimensionality in YBa2Cu3O7-d films” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita, NVLS-CC 2007, Kitakyushu, Japan

(8) “Double Artificial Pinning Centres incorporation in YBa2Cu3O7-x films” P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita, JSAP 68th autumn meeting 2007, Sapporo, Japan, 7p-ZH-7

(7) “Critical current enhancement in YBa2Cu3O7-x films incorporating Y2O3 artificial pinning centers” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii, CSJ Spring 2007 Chiba, Japan, 2D-a07

(6) “Enhanced high-field performances in PLD films fabricated by YSZ-added YBa2Cu3O7-x targets”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii., MRS 2007, San Francisco, USA, M7.5

2006

(5) “Enhanced in-field critical current densities in YSZ-mixed YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films”- P . Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii, CSJ Fall 2006, Kumamoto, Japan, 3A-a02

(4) “Artificial pinning centers technology development to control critical current in RBa2Cu3O7-x thin films”, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, D.Takahara, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii, SATT13, Sestri Levante, Italy, 2006.

2005

(3) “Control of Y2O3 nano-islands density to introduce artificial pinning centers in YBCO thin films” - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii, MEM05, Kyoto, Japan, 2005, b2-5 p.68

2003

(2) “Sintering of BaZrO3 components for the growth of YBa2Cu3Ox crystals and compatibility with BaO-CuO flux”, P.Mele, A.Ubaldini, V.Buscaglia, G.A.Costa, M.Ferretti, CIEC8, 2003 Lione, France.

2002

(1) “Growth of Single crystals in RE-Ba-Cu-O systems (RE = Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu) by an unconventional technique”, P. Mele, M.M. Carnasciali, G.A. Costa and M. Ferretti, CIMTEC 2002, Firenze, Italy, SIII-1:L12