C. Marchesi, M. Rani, S. Federici*, I. Alessandri, I. Vassalini, S. Ducoli, L. Borgese, A. Zacco, E. Bontempi, L. E. Depero, Quantification of ternary microplastic mixtures through an ultra-compact near-infrared spectrometer coupled with chemometric tools, Environmental Research, 2023 (doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.114632).

M. Rani, S. Ducoli, S. Federici*, L.E. Depero, Influx of Near-Infrared Technology in Microplastic Community: A Bibliometric Analysis, Microplastics, 2023 (doi: 10.3390/microplastics2010008).

C. Marchesi, M. Rani, S. Federici*, M. Lancini, L.E. Depero, Evaluating chemometric strategies and machine learning approaches for a miniaturized near-infrared spectrometer in plastic waste classification, Acta Imeko, 2023 (doi: 10.21014/actaimeko.v12i2.1531)

U. Anand, S. Dey*, E. Bontempi, S. Ducoli, A.D. Vethaak, A. Dey*, S. Federici*, Biotechnological methods to remove microplastics: A review, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2023 (doi: 10.1007/s10311-022-01552-4).

S. Vasiljević, M. Vujić, J. Agbaba, S. Federici*, S. Ducoli, R. Tomić, A. Tubić, Efficiency of coagulation/flocculation for the removal of complex mixture of textile fibers from water, 2023 (doi: 10.3390/pr11030820).

U. Anand, S. Dey*, D. Parial, S. Federici*, S. Ducoli, N.S. Bolan, A. Dey, E. Bontempi*, Algae and bacteria consortia for wastewater decontamination and transformation into biodiesel, bioethanol, biohydrogen, biofertilizers and animal feed: a review, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2023 (doi: 10.1007/s10311-023-01562-w).

M. Rani, S. Ducoli, L. E. Depero, M. Prica, A. Tubić, Z. Ademovic*, L. Morrison*, S. Federici*, A complete guide to extraction methods of microplastics from complex environmental matrices, Molecules, 2023 (doi: 10.3390/molecules28155710).

Ducoli, S., Federici, S.*, Cocca, M., Gentile, G., Zendrini, A., Bergese, P., & Depero, L. E. (2023). Characterization of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyamide (PA) true-to-life nanoplastics and their biological interactions, Environmental Pollution, 2023 (doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.123150).

M. Rani, C. Marchesi, S. Ducoli, M. Speziani, A. Zacco, S. Federici*, Laura E. Depero, On the preparation of true-to-life test materials for microplasitic environmental pollution, 2023, in submission.


S. Federici*, Z. Ademovic, M.J.B. Amorim, M. Bigalke, M. Cocca, L.E. Depero, J. Dutta, W. Fritzsche, N.B. Hartmann, G. Kalčikova, N. Keller, T.C. Meisel, D.M. Mitrano, L. Morrison, J.M. Raquez, A. Tubić, M. Velimirovic, COST Action PRIORITY: an EU perspective on micro- and nanoplastics as global issues, Microplastics, 2022 (doi: 10.3390/microplastics1020020).

S. Ducoli, S. Federici*, R. Nicsanu, A. Zendrini, C. Marchesi, L. Paolini, A. Radeghieri, P. Bergese, L.E. Depero, A different protein corona cloaks “true-to-life” nanoplastics with respect to synthetic polystyrene nanobeads, Environmental Science: Nano, 2022 (doi: 10.1039/D1EN01016F).

A. Cornelio, A. Zanoletti, S. Federici, L. Ciacci, L. E. Depero, E. Bontempi, Environmental impact of surgical masks consumption in Italy due to COVID-19 pandemic, Materials, 2022 (doi: 10.3390/ma15062046). 

S. Ducoli, A. Fahimi, E. Mousa, G. Ye, S. Federici, P. Frontera, E. Bontempi, ESCAPE approach for the sustainability evaluation of spent lithium-ion batteries recovery: dataset of 33 available technologies, Data in Brief, 2022 (doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2022.108018).

A. Fahimi, S. Ducoli, S. Federici, G. Ye, E. Mousa, P. Frontera, E. Bontempi, Evaluation of the sustainability of technologies to recycle spent lithium-ion batteries, based on embodied energy and carbon footprint, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2022 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130493).

L. Fiameni, A. Fahimi, S. Federici, A. Cornelio, L.E. Depero, E. Bontempi, A new breakthrough in the P-recovery from sewage sludge ash by thermochemical processes, Green Chemistry, 2022 (doi: 10.1039/D2GC02328H).


A. Fahimi, S. Federici, Laura E. Depero, B. Valentim, I. Vassura, F. Ceruti, L. Cutaia, E. Bontempi, Evaluation of the sustainability of technologies to recover phosphorus from sewage sludge ash based on embodied energy and CO2 footprint, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021 (doi: 10.1016/j.clepro.2020.125762).

A. Denardo, S. Elli, S. Federici, M. Asperti, P. Ruzzenenti, M. Gryzik, F. Carmona, P. Bergese, A. Naggi, P. Arosio and M. Poli, BMP6 binding to heparin and heparan sulfate is mediated by N-terminal and C-terminal clustered basic residues, BBA - General Subjects, 2021 (doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2020.129799). 

J. L. Ruiz, J. D. Hutcheson, L. Cardoso, T. Pham, S. Busatto, S. Federici, A. Ridolfi, P. Bergese, S. Weinbaum, E. Aikawa, Nanoanalytical Analysis of Microcalcifications using a 3D Hydrogel System and in vivo mouse model, PNAS, 2021 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1811725118). 

I. Vassalini, N. Bontempi, S. Federici, M. Ferroni, A. Gianoncelli, I. Alessandri, Cyclodextrins enable indirect ultrasensitive Raman detection of polychlorinated biphenyls captured by plasmonic bubbles, Chemical Physics Letters, 2021 (doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2021.138674).

L. Borgese, M. Chiesa, A. Assi, C. Marchesi, A. Wambui Mutahi, F. Kasemi, S. Federici, A. Finco, G. Gerosa, D. Zappa, E. Comini, C. Carnevale, M. Volta, D. Placidi, R. Lucchini, E. Bontempi, L. E. Depero, Assessment of integrated aerosol sampling techniques in in-door, confined and outdoor environments characterized by specific emission sources, Applied Science, 2021 (doi: 10.3390/app11104360).


A. Zanoletti, F. Bilo, S. Federici, L. Borgese, L.E Depero, J. Ponti, A. Valsesia, R. La Spina, R.B. Capomaccio, T. Montini, E. Bontempi, The first material-based solution able to sequestrate fine and ultrafine air particulate matter, Sustainable Cities and Society, 2020 (doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101961).

A. Assi, F. Bilo, A. Zanoletti, S. Ducoli, G. Ramorinio, A. Gobetti, A. Zacco, S. Federici, L.E. Depero, E. Bontempi, A Circular Economy Virtuous Example—Use of a Stabilized Waste Material Instead of Calcite to Produce Sustainable Composites, Applied Sciences, 2020 (doi: 10.3390/app10030754).

L. Paolini*, S. Federici*, G. Consoli, A. Radeghieri, I. Alessandri, P. Bergese, Collective fingerprint of extracellular vesicles of different sizes and cellular origin by FT-IR spectroscopy, Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 2020 (doi: 10.1080/20013078.2020.1741174).  

U.E. Pazzaglia, M. Reguzzoni, L. Depero, S. Federici, M. Bondioni, G. Zarattini, M. Raspanti, The structure of cortical bone as revealed by the application of 3 methods for the calcified matrix study, Microscopy Research and Technique, 2020 (doi: 10.1002/jemt.23477).

L. Borgese, F. Bilo, A. Zacco, S. Federici, E. Bontempi, K. Trzepla, N. Hyslop, S. Yatkin, J. Prost, P. Wobrauschek, D. Ingerle, L. E. Depero, The assessment of a method for measurements and Lead quantification in air particulate matter using TXRF spectrometers, Spectrochimica Acta B, 2020 (doi: 10.1016/j.sab.2020.105840).

A. Fahimi, F. Bilo, A. Assi, R. Dalipi, S. Federici, A. Guedes, B. Valentim, H. Olgun, G. Ye, B. Bialecka, L. Fiameni, L. Borgese, M. Cathelineau, M.C. Boiron, G. Predeanu, E. Bontempi, Poultry litter ash characterisation and recovery, Waste Management, 2020 (doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2020.05.010).

A. Cornelio, A. Zanoletti, S. Federici, L. E. Depero, E. Bontempi, Porous Materials Derived from Industrial By-Products for Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Capture, Appied Science, 2020 (doi:10.3390/app10228086).

A. Assi, F. Bilo, S. Federici, A. Zacco, L.E Depero, E. Bontempi, Bottom ash derived from municipal solid waste and sewage sludge co-incineration: first results about characterization and reuse, Waste Management, 2020 (doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2020.07.031).

A. Fahimi, A. Zanoletti, S. Federici, A. Assi, F. Bilo, L. E. Depero, E. Bontempi, New Eco-Materials Derived from Waste for Emerging Pollutants Adsorption: The Case of Diclofenac, Materials, 2020 (doi: 10.3390/ma13183964).


F. Bilo, L. Borgese, G. Pardini, E. Marguí, A. Zacco, R. Dalipi, S. Federici, M. Bettinelli, M. Volante, E. Bontempi, L. E. Depero, Evaluation of different quantification modes for a simple and reliable determination of Pb, Zn and Cd in soil suspensions by total reflection X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 2019 (doi: 10.1039/c9ja00040b). 

A. Assi, S. Federici, F. Bilo, A. Zacco, L. E. Depero, E. Bontempi, Increased sustainability of carbon dioxide mineral sequestration by a technology involving fly ash stabilization, Materials, 2019 (doi: 10.3390/ma12172714).   

M. Rani, C. Marchesi, S. Federici*, G. Rovelli, I. Alessandri, I. Vassalini, S. Ducoli, L. Borgese, A. Zacco, F. Bilo, E. Bontempi, L.E. Depero, Miniaturized Near-Infrared (MicroNIR) Spectrometer in Plastic Waste Sorting, Materials, 2019 (doi: 10.3390/ma12172740).

L. Borgese, F. Bilo, S. Federici, E. Margui, T. Hase, Y. Huang, B. Beckhoff, and L. E. Depero, Summary of ISO standard 20289-Total reflection X-Ray Fluorescence analysis of water, Surface and Interface Analysis, 2019, (doi: 10.1002/sia.6720).