• Heba Megahd, Mariela Villarreal Brito, Andrea Lanfranchi, Paola Stagnaro, Paola Lova and Davide Comoretto, Control of Near-infrared Dye Fluorescence Lifetime in All-Polymer Microcavities, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.1039/D2QM00313A. (link)

  • Simone Bertucci, Heba Megahd, Andrea Dodero, Sergio Fiorito, Francesco Di Stasio, Maddalena Patrini, Davide Comoretto, Paola Lova, Mild sol-gel conditions and high dielectric contrast: a facile processing towards large-scale hybrid photonic crystals for sensing and photocatalysis, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c23653

  • Lanfranchi A.; Megahd, H.; Lova, P.; Comoretto, D. Multilayer Polymer Photonic Aegises Against Near-Infrared Solar Irradiation Heating, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022, 14, 12, 14550–14560. (link)

  • Megahd, H.; Comoretto, D.; Lova, P., Planar microcavities: Materials and processing for light control, Optical Materials: X, 2022, 13, 100130. (link)

  • Megahd, H.; Lova, P.; Sardar S.; D'Andrea C.; Lanfranchi A.; Koszarna B.; Patrini M.; Gryko D. T.; Comoretto D. All-Polymer Microcavities for Fluorescence Radiative Rate Modification of a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Derivative, ACS Omega (accepted)

  • Tavella, C.; Luciano, G.; Lova, P.; Patrini, M.; D'Arrigo, C.; Comoretto, D.; Stagnaro, P., 2,5-Diisopropenylthiophene by Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reaction and its exploitation in inverse vulcanization: a case study, RSC Advances, 2022, 12, 8924-8935. (link)


  • Megahd, H.; Oldani, C.; Radice, S.; Lanfranchi, A.; Patrini, M.; Lova, P.; Comoretto, D.

Aquivion–Poly(N-vinylcarbazole) Holistic Flory–Huggins Photonic Vapor Sensors

Advanced Optical Materials, 9, 5,2021, 2002006.


  • Dodero, A.; Escher, A.; Bertucci, S.; Castellano, M.; Lova P.; Intelligent Packaging for Real-Time Monitoring of Food: Current and Future Developments, Applied Science, Applied Sciences, 2021, 11 (8), 3532. (link)

  • Costanzo, A.; Spotorno, R; Lova, P.; Smerieri, M.; Carraro, G.; Cavallo, D., Light scattering approach to the in-situ measurement of polymer crystallization during 3D printing: a feasibility study. Polymer Crystallization, 2021, 4, 4, e10182. (link)

  • Izzotti, A.; Fracchia, E.; Au, W.; Colombo, M.; Pfeffer, U.; Emionite, L.; Pavan, S.; Miotto, D.; Lova, P.; Grasselli, E.; Faelli, E.; Piero, R.; Tiso, M.; Pulliero, A., Prevention of Covid-19 Infection and Related Complications by Ozonized Oils. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 2021, 11 (3), 226. (link)

  • Dodero, A.; Donati, I.; Scarfì, S. Mirata, S.; Alberti, S.; Lova, P.; Comoretto, D.; Alloisio, M. Vicini, S., Castellano, M.; Effect of sodium alginate molecular structure on electrospun membrane cell adhesion, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2021, 124, 112067. (link)

  • Capurro, P.; Lambruschini, C.; Lova, P.; Moni, L.; Basso, A.; Into the Blue: Ketene Multicomponent Reactions under Visible Light, The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2021, 86 (8), 5845-5851. (link)

  • Viviani, M., Lova, P., Portale, G.; Structural Transitions During Formation and Rehydration of Proton Conducting Polymeric Membranes; Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2021, 42, 12, 2000717. (link)

  • Andrea Dodero, Maila Castellano, Paola Lova, Massimo Ottonelli, Elisabetta Brunengo, Silvia Vicini, Marina Alloisio. Composite Poly (vinyl alcohol)-Based Nanofibers Embedding Differently-Shaped Gold Nanoparticles: Preparation and Characterization. Polymers, 2021, 13 (10), 1604. (link)

  • Andrea Dodero, Silvia Vicini, Paola Lova, Marina Alloisio, Maila Castellano. Nanocomposite alginate-based electrospun membranes as novel adsorbent systems, 2021, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 165, 1939-1948.(link)


  • Megahd, H.; Lova, P.; Comoretto, D.

Universal Design Rules for Flory-Huggins Polymer Photonic Vapor Sensors

Advanced Functional Materials, 9, 31, 2020, 2009626.


  • ​Lova, P.; Megahd, H.; Comoretto, D.

Thin Polymer Films: Simple Optical Determination of Molecular Diffusion Coefficients

ACS Applied Polymer Matererials, 2020, 2, 563-568. (link)

  • ​Dodero, A.; Vicini, S.; Lova, P.; Alloisio, M.; Castellano, M., Nanocomposite alginate-based electrospun membranes as novel adsorbent systems, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2020, 165, 1939-1948. (link)

  • Giusto, P.; Arazoe, H.; Cruz, D.; Lova, P.; Heil, T.; Aida, T.; Antonietti, M., Boron Carbon Nitride Thin Films: From Disordered to Ordered Conjugated Ternary Materials, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 20883-20891. (link)

  • Giusto, P.; Cruz, D.; Heil, T.; Arazoe, H.; Lova, P.; Aida, T.; Comoretto, D.; Patrini, M.; Antonietti, M., Shine Bright Like a Diamond: New Light on an Old Polymeric Semiconductor, Advanced Materials, 2020, 32, 1908140. (link)

  • Tavella, C.; Lova, P.; Marsotto, M.; Luciano, G.; Patrini, M.; Stagnaro, P.; Comoretto, D., High Refractive Index Inverse Vulcanized Polymers for Organic Photonic Crystals, Crystals, 2020, 10, 154-10.(link)

  • Lova, P.; Olivieri, M.; Surace, A.; Topcu, G.; Emirdag-Eanes, M.; Demir, M. M.; Comoretto, D., Polymeric Planar Microcavities Doped with a Europium Complex, Crystals, 2020, 10, 287-10. (link)

  • Dodero, A.; Lova, P.; Vicini, S.; Castellano, M.; Comoretto, D., Sodium Alginate Cross-Linkable Planar 1D Photonic Crystals as a Promising Tool for Pb2+ Detection in Water, Chemosensors, 2020, 8, 37. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Megahd, H.; Stagnaro, P.; Alloisio, M.; Patrini, M.; Comoretto, D., Strategies for Dielectric Contrast Enhancement in 1D Planar Polymeric Photonic Crystals, Applied Sciences, 2020, 10, 4122. (link)


  • Lova, P.; Manfredi, G.; Bastianini, C.; Mennucci, C.; Buatier de Mongeot, F.; Servida, A.; Comoretto, D., Flory-Huggins Photonic Sensors for the Optical Assessment of Molecular Diffusion Coefficients in Polymers, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 16872-16880. (link)

  • Iasilli, G.; Francischello, R.; Lova, P.; Silvano, S.; Surace, A.; Pesce, G.; Alloisio, M.; Patrini, M.; Shimizu, M.; Comoretto, D.; Pucci, A., Luminescent Solar Concentrators: Boosted Optical Efficiency by Polymer Dielectric Mirrors, Meterial Chemistry Frontiers, 2019, 3, 429-436. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Giusto, P.; Stasio, F. D.; Manfredi, G.; Paternò, G. M.; Cortecchia, D.; Soci, C.; Comoretto, D.

All-Polymer Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Microcavity

Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 8978-8983. (link)

  • ​Lova, P.; Cortecchia, D.; Soci, C.; Comoretto, D., Solution Processed Polymer-ABX4 Perovskite-Like Microcavities, Applied Science, 2019, 9. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Meghad, H.; Comoretto, D., A new method for the determination of molecular diffusion coefficient in polymer films by simple UV-VIS spectroscopy, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2019, 2196, 020010. (link)


  • Lova, P.; Cortecchia, D.; S. Krishnamoorthy, H. N.; Giusto, P.; Bastianini, C.; Bruno, A.; Comoretto, D.; Soci, C., Engineering the Emission of Broadband 2D Perovskites by Polymer Distributed Bragg Reflectors, ACS Photonics, 2018, 5, 867-874. (link)

  • Manfredi, G.; Lova, P.; Di Stasio, F.; Rastogi, P.; Krahne, R.; Comoretto, D., Lasing From Dot-In-Rod Nanocrystals in Planar Polymer Microcavities, RSC Advances, 2018, 8, 13026-13033. (link)

  • Giusto, P.; Lova, P.; Manfredi, G.; Gazzo, S.; Srinivasan, B.; Radice, S. V.; Comoretto, D., Colorimetric Detection of Perfluorinated Compounds by All-Polymer Photonic Transducers, ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 7517-7522. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Manfredi, G.; Comoretto, D.

Advances in Functional Solution Processed Planar One-Dimensional Photonic Crystals

Advanced Optical Materials, 2018, 6, 1800730-26. (link)

  • Lova, P., Selective Polymer Distributed Bragg Reflector Vapor Sensors, Polymers, 2018, 10, 1161-9. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Robbiano, V.; Cacialli, F.; Comoretto, D.; Soci, C., Black GaAs by Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 33434-33440. (link)

  • Martinelli, A.; Alberti, S.; Caratto, V.; Lova, P.; Locardi, F.; Pampararo, G.; Villa, S.; Ferretti, M., Structural studies on copper and nitrogen doped nanosized anatase, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, 2018, 233, 867. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Comoretto, D., Label-free vapor selectivity by polymer-inorganic composite photonic crystals sensors, AIP Conf. Proc., 2018, 1981, 020097-5. (link)

  • Valentina Robbiano, Salvatore Surdo, Alessandro Minotto, Giancarlo Canazza, G Mattia Lazzerini, Shabbir M Mian, Davide Comoretto, Giuseppe Barillaro, Franco Cacialli. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 2018, 8, 1847980418788404. (link)


  • Manfredi, G.; Lova, P.; Di Stasio, F.; Krahne, R.; Comoretto, D., Directional Fluorescence Spectral Narrowing in All-Polymer Microcavities Doped with CdSe/CdS Dot-in-rod Nanocrystals, ACS Photonics, 2017, 4, 1761–1769. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Grande, V.; Manfredi, G.; Patrin, M.; Herbst, S.; Würthner, F.; Comoretto, D., All-Polymer Photonic Microcavities Doped with Perylene Bisimide J-Aggregates, Advanced Optical Materials, 2017, 5, 1700523-8. (link)

  • Manfredi, G.; Lova, P.; Di Stasio, F.; Krahne, R.; Comoretto, D. In Directional Fluorescence Shaping and Lasing in All-Polymer Microcavities Doped with CdSe/CdS Dot-in-Rod nanocrystals, 2017 European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and European Quantum Electronics Conference, Munich, 2017/06/25; Optical Society of America: Munich, 2017; p CK_10_2. (link)

  • Anselmo, M.; Moni, L.; Ismail, H.; Comoretto, D.; Riva, R.; Basso A., Photocatalyzed synthesis of isochromanones and isobenzofuranones under batch and flow conditions, Beilstein journal of organic chemistry, 2017, 13 (1), 1456-1462. (link)

  • Martin Burger, Francesco Floris, Antonio Cardone, Gianluca M Farinola, Valentina Morandi, Franco Marabelli, Davide Comoretto, Photo-induced absorption spectra of a poly (p-phenylenevinylene) polymer with fluorinated double bonds, Organic Electronics, 2017, 43, 214-221. (link)


  • Lova, P.; Bastianini, C.; Giusto, P.; Patrini, M.; Rizzo, P.; Guerra, G.; Iodice, M.; Soci, C.; Comoretto, D., Label-free Vapor Selectivity in Poly(p-phenylene oxide) Photonic Crystal Sensors, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 31941–31950. (link)

  • Gazzo S.; Manfredi,G.; Pötzsch R.; Wei, Q.; Alloisio, M.; Voit, B.; Comoretto, D., High refractive index hyperbranched polyvinylsulfides for planar one‐dimensional all‐polymer photonic crystals, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2016, 54 (1), 73-80.

  • Angelo Bozzola, Valentina Robbiano, Katia Sparnacci, Giulia Aprile, Luca Boarino, Antonio Proto, Roberto Fusco, Michele Laus, Lucio Claudio Andreani, Davide Comoretto, A Multi‐optical Collector of Sunlight Employing Luminescent Materials and Photonic Nanostructures, Advanced Optical Materials, 2016, 4, 1, 147-155.

  • Lucia Fornasari, Francesco Floris, Maddalena Patrini, Davide Comoretto, Franco Marabelli, Demonstration of fluorescence enhancement via Bloch surface waves in all-polymer multilayer structures, 2016, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18 (20), 14086-14093.

  • Robert J Knarr III, Giovanni Manfredi, Elisa Martinelli, Matteo Pannocchia, Diego Repetto, Carlo Mennucci, Ilaria Solano, Maurizio Canepa, Francesco Buatier de Mongeot, Giancarlo Galli, Davide Comoretto, In-plane anisotropic photoresponse in all-polymer planar microcavities, Polymer, 2016, 84, 383-390.

  • Maria Caterina Giordano, Antonino Foti, Elena Messina, Pietro Giuseppe Gucciardi, Davide Comoretto, Francesco Buatier de Mongeot, SERS amplification from self-organized arrays of plasmonic nanocrescents, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2016, 8 (10), 6629-6638.

  • Giovanni Manfredi, Claudia Mayrhofer, Gerald Kothleitner, Robert Schennach, Davide Comoretto, Cellulose, 2016, 23 (5), 2853-2862.

  • Marina Alloisio, Melania Rusu, Stefano Ottonello, Massimo Ottonelli, Sergio Thea, Davide Comoretto, Synthesis of fluorescent core-shell metal nanohybrids: a versatile approach, Materials, 2016, 9 (12), 997.

  • Kang Ko Chung, Nina Fechler, Maddalena Patrini, Pietro Galinetto, Davide Comoretto, Markus Antonietti, High definition conductive carbon films from solution processing of nitrogen-containing oligomers, Carbon, 2016, 94, 1044-1051.


  • Lova, P.; Manfredi, G.; Boarino, L.; Comite, A.; Laus, M.; Patrini, M.; Marabelli, F.; Soci, C.; Comoretto, D., Polymer Distributed Bragg Reflectors for Vapor Sensing, ACS Photonics, 2015, 2, 537-543. (link)

  • Lova, P.; Soci, C., Nanoimprint Lithography: Toward Polymer Photonic Crystals. In Organic and Hybrid Photonic Crystals, 1st ed.; Comoretto, D., Ed. Springer: Cham, 2015; Vol. 1, p 493. (link)

  • ​Lova, P.; Manfredi, G.; Boarino, L.; Laus, M.; Urbinati, G.; Losco, T.; Marabelli, F.; Caratto, V.; Ferretti, M.; Castellano, M.; Soci, C.; Comoretto, D., Hybrid ZnO:Polystyrene Nanocomposite for All-Polymer Photonic Crystals, Phys. Status Solidi C, 2015, 12, 158-162. (link)

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