Publications

In about 20 years of career, Prof. Saponara has published about 315 scientific works, in international peer-reviewed journals (most of IEEE, Elsevier and Springer editors), proceedings of international conferences (most of IEEE and SPIE), international patents.

His H-index is 24 in Scopus and ISI WoS, 26 in Research Gate and 27 in Google Scholar.

Herafter a detailed list of his publications ( October 2018)

100 Publications in International Peer-reviewed Journals 

192 Publications in Proceedings of International Peer-reviewed Conferences and Books 

18 International Patents 

5 Books

2 Contributions to ISO/IEC and ITU-T Standards

For most of the above contributions  He is the first author (about 200 scientific works),

For 25 scientific publications He is the single author

Publications in International Peer-reviewed Journals 

J100) Muuben S, Lo Bello L, Saponara S, Mariani R, “Recent Advances and Trends in On-board Embedded and Networked Automotive Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, n. 2, 2019

J99) Pieri, F., Zambelli, C., Nannini, A., Olivo, P., Saponara, S., “Is Consumer Electronics Redesigning Our Cars?: Challenges of Integrated Technologies for Sensing, Computing, and Storage”, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine 7 (5), pp. 8-17, 2018

J98) Palla, F., Ciarpi, G., Magazzù, G., Saponara, S., “Design of a high radiation-hard driver for Mach–Zehnder Modulators based high-speed links for hadron collider applications”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, 2018

J97) Saponara S,  et al., “Interference measurements and failure analysis of patch-clamp laboratory instrumentation for electrophysiology tests”, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine 21 (4), pp. 50-57, 2018

J96) Saponara S,  Ciarpi, G., “Electrical, Electromagnetic, and Thermal Measurements of 2-D and 3-D Integrated DC/DC Converters”IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 67 (5), pp. 1078-1090, 2018

J95) Saponara S, “Sensing and Connection Systems for Assisted and Autonomous Driving and Unmanned Vehicles”, Sensors 18 (7), 2018

J94) Saponara, S., Ciarpi, G., “IC design and measurement of an inductorless 48V DC/DC converter in low-cost CMOS technology facing harsh environments”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, 65 (1), pp. 380-393, 2018

J93) Saponara, S., Tisserand, P., Chassard, P., My-Ton Dieu, “Design and Measurement of Integrated Converters for Belt-driven Starter-generator in 48 V Micro/mild Hybrid Vehicles”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 53(4), pp. 3936-3949, 2017  DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2017.2687406

J92) Saponara, S., Giannetti, F., Neri, B., Anastasi, G., “Exploiting mm-Wave Communications to Boost the Performance of Industrial Wireless Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 13 (3), pp. 1460-1470, 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TII.2017.2682898

J91) Saponara, S.,”Wearable Biometric Performance Measurement System for Combat Sports”,  IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2017, 66 (10), pp. 2545-2555 DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2017.2677679

J90) Saponara, S., Ciarpi, G. “Design and experimental measurement of EMI reduction techniques for integrated switching DC/DC converters”, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2017, 40 (2), pp. 116-127, DOI: 10.1109/CJECE.2017.2703107

J89) Saponara, S.,  “Hardware accelerator IP cores for real-time Radar and camera-based ADAS”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, DOI: 10.1007/s11554-016-0657-0, pp. 1-18, SpringerNature, In Press

J88) Pilato, L., Fanucci, L., Saponara, S., “Real-Time and High-Accuracy Arctangent Computation Using CORDIC and Fast Magnitude Estimation”, Electronics 2017, 6(1), 22; doi:10.3390/electronics6010022

J87) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Radar sensor signal acquisition and multi-dimensional FFT processing for surveillance applications in transport systems “, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 66, n. 4, pp. 604-615, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2016.2640518, 2017

J86) Saponara, S., Giannetti, F., Neri, B., “Design Exploration of mm-Wave Integrated Transceivers for Short-Range Mobile Communications Towards 5G”, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 26, n.  4, April 2017  doi: 10.1142/S0218126617500694

J85) Demaria, N.,  Barbero, M.B., Fougeron, D., Saponara, S., et al., “Recent progress of RD53 Collaboration towards next generation Pixel Read-Out Chip for HL-LHC”, Journal of Instrumentation, 11 (12), 2016

J84) Gaioni, L., Saponara, S. et al., “Design of analog front-ends for the RD53 demonstrator chip”, Proceedings of Science vol. 287, 2016

J83) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Design of compact and low-power X-band Radar for mobility surveillance applications”, Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 56, November 2016, pp. 46–63, DOI: 10.1016/j.compeleceng.2016.10.004

J82) Sisto, S., Pilato, L., Serventi, R., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., “Application specific instruction set processor for sensor conditioning in automotive applications”, Microprocessors and Microsystems, DOI: 10.1016/j.micpro.2016.10.001, Vol. 47, Part B, November 2016, Pages 375–384

J81) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “mm-wave integrated wireless transceiver: enabling technology for high bandwidth short-range networking in cyber physical systems”, Microsystem Technologies, July 2016, vol. 22, n. 7, pp 1893–1903, 2016

J80) Saponara, S., “An Actuator Control Unit for Safety-Critical Mechatronic Applications with Embedded Energy Storage Backup”, Energies 9 (3), 213, pp. 1-13, 2016, Open Access: www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/9/3/213/pdf

J79) Saponara, S., “Distributed Measuring System for Predictive Diagnosis of Uninterruptible Power Supplies in Safety-Critical Applications”, Energies, vol. 9, n. 5, pp. 1-18, 2016, Open Access: www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/9/5/327/pdf

J78) Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Biagi, E., Serventi, R., “Hard macrocells for DC/DC converter in automotive embedded mechatronic systems”, EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, vol. 2017, n. 1, doi:  10.1186/s13639-016-0044-8, pp. 1-13, 2016, Open access: http://jes.eurasipjournals.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s13639-016-0044-8

J77) Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Bernardo, F., Falciani, A., “Predictive Diagnosis of High-Power Transformer Faults by Networking Vibration Measuring Nodes With Integrated Signal Processing”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 65, n.8, Aug. 2016, pp. 1749-1760

J76)   Saponara S., Fanucci, L., Pasetti, G., Serventi, R., “Fully integrated multi-channel inductive load driver for harsh automotive applications”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 88, n. 3, pp. 485-494, 2016

J75)  Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., “Configurable network-on-chip router macrocells”, Microprocessors and Microsystems, vol. 45, August 2016, Pages 141–150

J74) Saponara, S., Donati, M., Fanucci, L., Celli A., “An Embedded Sensing and Communication Platform, and a Healthcare Model for Remote Monitoring of Chronic Diseases”, Electronics, vol. 5, n. 3, 2016, Open access: www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/5/3/47/pdf

J73) Marino, N., Baronti, F., Fanucci, L., Saponara, S., Roncella, R., Bisogni, M.G., Del Guerra, A., “A multichannel and compact time to digital converter for time of flight positron emission tomography”, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, vol. 62, n. 3, 2015, art. no. 7093205, pp. 814-823. DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2015.2403291

J72) Saponara, S., “Slew-rate Boosted Amplifier Integrated in a Digital Input Driver for Automotive Actuator Control Units”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 84, n. 2, 2015, pp 325-331, DOI: 10.1007/s10470-015-0564-5

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J71) Saponara, S., “Integrated Bandgap Voltage Reference for High Voltage Vehicle Applications”, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 24, n. 8, 2015, art. no. 1550125, DOI: 10.1142/S021812661550125X

J70) Saponara, S., Fanucci L., Cassettari R., Ruggiero, P., Righetto, M. “Networked radar system to increase safety of urban railroad crossing”, Int. Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, vol. 9, n. 5, pp. 480-485, 2015

J69) Saponara, S., Bacchillone, T., Petri, E., Fanucci, L., Locatelli, R., Coppola, M., “Design of an NoC interface macrocell with hardware support of advanced networking functionalities”, IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 63, n. 3, 2014, art. no. 6175011, pp. 609-621.

J68) Turturici, M., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Franchi, E., “Low-power DSP system for real-time correction of fish-eye cameras in automotive driver assistance applications”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 9, n. 3, 2014, pp. 463-478. DOI: 10.1007/s11554-013-0330-9

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J67) Davalle, D., Cassettari, R., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Cucchi, L., Bigongiari, F., Errico, W., “Design, implementation and testing of a flexible fully-digital transponder for low-earth orbit satellite communications”, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, vol. 23, n. 10, 2014, art. no. 1450148, DOI: 10.1142/S0218126614501485

J66) Saponara, S., Plaza, A., Diani, M., Carlsohn, M.F., Corsini, G., “Algorithms and architectures for real-time multi-dimensional image processing”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 9, n. 3, 2014, pp. 393-396, DOI: 10.1007/s11554-014-0395-0

J65) Saponara S, Pasetti G, Tinfena F, Fanucci L, D’Abramo P, “HV-CMOS design and characterization of a smart rotor coil driver for automotive alternators”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 60, n. 6, pp. 2309-2317, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2192898, 2013

J64) Fanucci L., Saponara S., Bacchillone T., Donati M., Barba P., Sánchez-Tato I., Carmona C., “Sensing Devices and Sensor Signal Processing for Remote Monitoring of Vital Signs in CHF Patients”. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, vol. 62, n. 3, pp. 553-569, 2013, doi: 10.1109/TIM.2012.2218681

J63) Baronti F., Lazzeri A., Roncella R., Saletti R., Saponara S., “Design and Characterization of a Robotized Gearbox System Based on Voice Coil Actuators for a Formula SAE Race Car”. IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, vol. 18, n. 1, pp. 1-61, 2013, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2011.2162632

J62) Costantino N, Borgese G, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Incandela J, Magazzu’ G, “Development, Design and Characterization of a Novel Protocol and Interfaces for the Control and Readout of Front-End Electronics in High Energy Physics Experiments”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NUCLEAR SCIENCE, vol. 60, n. 1, pp. 352-364. 2013. doi: 10.1109/TNS.2012.2227795

J61) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Petri E, “A multi-processor NoC-based architecture for real-time image/video enhancement”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 8, n.1, pp. 111-125, ISSN: 1861-8200, doi: 10.1007/s11554-011-0215-8, 2013

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J60) Saponara S, Marsi S, Ramponi G, de Haan G, Bellers E, “Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Image and Video Enhancement”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 8, n. 1, pp. 1-3, ISSN: 1861-8200, doi: 10.1007/s11554-011-0234-5, 2013

J59) Magazzù G, Borgese G, Costantino N, Fanucci L, Incandela J, Saponara S, “Design exploration and verification platform”, based on high-level modeling and FPGA prototyping, for fast and flexible digital communication in physics experiments. JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION, vol. 8, pp. 1-22, ISSN: 1748-0221, 2013, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/8/02/P02021

J58) Iacopetti F, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Neri B, “Wireless Sensing Based on RFID and Capacitive Technologies for Safety in Marble Industry Process Control”, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 2013, pp. 1-19, 2013, doi: 10.1155/2013/392056, 2013

J57) Donati M, Fanucci L, Saponara S, Bacchillone T, Costalli F, “Operating Protocol and Networking Issues of a Telemedicine Platform Integrating from Wireless Home Sensors to the Hospital Information System”, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 2013, pp. 1-9, 2013, doi:10.1155/2013/781620

J56) Saponara, S., Solanas, A., Avoine, G., Neri, B., “Privacy and Security in Wireless Sensor Networks: Protocols, Algorithms, and Efficient Architectures”. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 2013, pp. 1-3, 2013, doi: 10.1155/2013/528750

J55) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Baldetti T, Pardi E, “Bandgap Voltage Reference IC for HV Automotive Applications with Pseudo-regulated Bias and Service Regulator”, JOURNAL OF CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTERS, vol. 22, pp. 1-16, 2013, doi: 10.1142/S0218126612500697

J54) Fanucci L, Sabatelli S, Turturici M, Iacopetti F, Saponara S, Avvenuti M, “An integrated fall detection system with GSM module”, Assistive Technology Research Series, vol. 33, pp. 1001-1005. 2013, DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-304-9-1001

J53) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Donati M, Odendahl M, Leupers R, Errico W., “Next-generation digital signal processor for European space applications”, SPIE NEWSROOM, pp. 1-3, ISSN: 1818-2259, 2013, doi: 10.1117/2.1201302.004719

J52) Saponara S, Pasetti G, Costantino N, Tinfena F, D’Abramo P, Fanucci L, “A Flexible LED Driver for Automotive Lighting Applications: IC Design and Experimental Characterization”. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS, vol. 27, n. 3, pp. 1071-1075, 2012, doi: 10.1109/TPEL.2011.2174653

J51) Genovesi S, Monorchio A, Saponara S, “Compact Triple-Frequency Antenna for Sub-GHz Wireless Communications”, IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS, vol. 11, pp. 14-17, 2012, doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2011.2181479,

J50) Saponara S., Rovini M., Fanucci L, Karachalios A., Lentaris G., Reisis D., “Design and Comparison of FFT VLSI Architectures for SoC Telecom Applications with Different Flexibility, Speed and Complexity Trade-Offs”. CIRCUITS SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, vol. 31, n. 2, pp. 627-649, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s00034-011-9332-7

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J49) Saponara S, Bacchillone T, “Network Architecture, Security Issues, and Hardware Implementation of a Home Area Network for Smart Grid”. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 2012, pp.1-19, 2012, doi: 10.1155/2012/534512

J48) Saponara S, “Real-time and low-power processing of 3D direct/inverse discrete cosine transform for low-complexity video codec”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 7, pp. 43-53, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11554-010-0174-5, 2012

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J47) Neri B, Saponara S, “Advances in technologies, architectures, and applications of highly-integrated low-power radars”, IEEE AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, vol. 27, pp. 25-36, 2012, doi: 10.1109/MAES.2012.6145438

J46) Marino N, Ambrosi G, Baronti F, Bisogni M, Cerello P, Corsi F, Fanucci L, Ionica M, Marzocca C, Pennazio F, Roncella R, Santoni C, Saponara S, Tarantino S, Wheadon R, Del Guerra A, “An innovative detection module concept for PET”, JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION, vol. 7, pp. 1-8, ISSN: 1748-0221, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/7/08/C08003, 2012

J45) Saponara S, Fanucci L, “Homogeneous and Heterogeneous MPSoC Architectures with Network-on-Chip, Connectivity for Low-Power and Real-time Multimedia Signal Processing”, VLSI DESIGN, vol. 2012, pp. 1-17, 2012, doi: 10.1155/2012/450302, 2012

J44) Saponara S, Neri B, “Integrated 60 GHz Antenna, LNA and Fast ADC Architecture for Embedded Systems with Wireless Gbit Connectivity”, JOURNAL OF CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTERS, vol. 21, pp. 1-24, 2012, doi: 10.1142/S0218126612500478

J43) Baronti F, Petri E, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, D’Abramo P, Serventi R, “Design and Verification of Hardware Building Blocks for High-Speed and Fault-Tolerant In-Vehicle Networks”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 58, p. 792-801, ISSN: 0278-0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2009.2029583, 2011

J42) Costantino N, Serventi R, Tinfena F, D’Abramo P, Chassard P, Tisserand P, Saponara S, Fanucci L, “Design and Test of an HV-CMOS Intelligent Power Switch With Integrated Protections and Self-Diagnostic for Harsh Automotive Applications”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 58, pp. 2715-2727, ISSN: 0278-0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2010.2084979, 2011

J41) Saponara S, Petri E, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Sensor Modeling, Low-Complexity Fusion Algorithms, and Mixed-Signal IC Prototyping for Gas Measures in Low-Emission Vehicles”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, vol. 60, p. 372-384, ISSN: 0018-9456, doi: 10.1109/TIM.2010.2084230, 2011

J40) Saponara S, Casarosa G, Hambloch P, Ciuchi F, Fanucci L, Sarti B, “Modeling, Sensitivity Analysis, and Prototyping of Low-g Acceleration Acquisition Systems for Spacecraft Testing and Environmental-Noise Measurements”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, vol. 60, pp. 385-397, ISSN: 0018-9456, doi: 10.1109/TIM.2010.2084231, 2011

J39) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Coppola M., “Design and coverage-driven verification of a novel network-interface IP macrocell for network-on-chip interconnects”, MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEMS, vol. 35, n. 6, pp. 579-592, ISSN: 0141-9331, doi: 10.1016/j.micpro.2011.06.005, 2011

J38) Saponara S, Baldetti T, Fanucci L, Volpi E, D’Ascoli F, “DESIGN OF AN INTEGRATED SCANNING MICROMIRROR DRIVER IN BCD TECHNOLOGY”, JOURNAL OF CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTERS, vol. 20, pp. 781-799, ISSN: 0218-1266, doi: 10.1142/S0218126611007608, 2011

J37) Genovesi S, Saponara S, Monorchio A, “Parametric Design of Compact Dual-Frequency Antennas for Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, vol. 59, pp. 2619-2627, ISSN: 0018-926X, doi: 10.1109/TAP.2011.2152313, 2011

J36) Saponara S, “Configurable array of low-complex SAR ADCs”. ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, vol. 67, pp. 103-107, ISSN: 0925-1030, doi: 10.1007/s10470-011-9609-6, 2011

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J35) Saponara S, Baldetti T, Fanucci L, Volpi E, D’Ascoli F, “High-level modeling of resistor string based digital-to-analog converters”, ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, vol. 66, p. 407-416, ISSN: 0925-1030, doi: 10.1007/s10470-010-9544-y, 2011

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J34) SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Mixed-Signal Architectures for High Efficiency and Low Distortion Digital Audio Processing and Power Amplification”, EURASIP JOURNAL ON EMBEDDED SYSTEMS, vol. 2010, pp. 1-11, ISSN: 1687-3955, doi: 10.1155/2010/394070, 2010

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J33) Saponara S, Baldetti T, Fanucci L, “A Cost -Effective 10-Bit D/A Converter for Digital-Input MOEMS Micromirror Actuation”, VLSI DESIGN, vol. 2010, pp. 1-7, ISSN: 1065-514X, doi: 10.1155/2010/169079, 2010

J32) SAPONARA S, NUZZO P, FANUCCI L, D’ABRAMO P, “Design Methodologies and Innovative Architectures for Mixed-Signal Embedded Systems”, EURASIP JOURNAL ON EMBEDDED SYSTEMS, vol. 2010, pp. 1-2, ISSN: 1687-3955, doi: 10.1155/2010/641261, 2010

J31) Marsi S, Saponara S, “Integrated video motion estimator with Retinex-like pre-processing for robust motion analysis in automotive scenarios: algorithmic and real-time architecture design”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 5, n.4, pp. 275-289, ISSN: 1861-8200, doi: 10.1007/s11554-009-0148-7, 2010

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J30) Bianchi G, Castaldi R, Fanucci L, Magazzu G, Saponara S, Tongiani C, Verdini P G, “FF-LYNX: Fast and flexible electrical links for data acquisition and distribution of Timing, Trigger and Control signals in future High Energy Physics experiments”, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, vol. 617, n. 1-3, pp. 289-290, ISSN: 0168-9002, doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2009.09.017, 2010

J29) Amendola A, Bianchi G, Castaldi R, Fanucci L, Incandela J, Magazzu G, Minuti M, Rossin R, Saponara S, Tongiani C, Verdini P G, “FF-LYNX: protocol and interfaces for the control and readout of future Silicon detectors”, JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION, vol. 5, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/5/06/C06001, 2010

J28) Saponara S, IACOPETTI F, FANUCCI L, Neri B, “Capacitive Sensing for Contact-less Proximity Detection in Industrial Marble Machines”, SENSORS & TRANSDUCERS, vol. 8, pp. 26-40, ISSN: 1726-5479, 2010

J27) Saponara S, IACOPETTI F, FANUCCI L, Neri B, “Experimental Characterization of RFID Systems for Process Control in Industrial Marble Machines”, COMPUTING INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL, vol. 9, n. 1, pp. 70-79, ISSN: 1727-6209, 2010

J26) Saponara S, Martina M, Casula M, Fanucci L, Masera G (2010). Motion estimation and CABAC VLSI co-processors for real-time high-quality H.264/AVC video coding. MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEMS, vol. 34, n. 7-8, pp. 316-328, ISSN: 0141-9331, doi: 10.1016/j.micpro.2010.06.003, 2010

J25) Cecchini T, Sechi F, Saponara, S., Fanucci L, “AHB-Compliant Bridge with Programmable Frequency Downscaling for Efficient off Chip Digital Communication of Pin-limited Automotive Smart IC Sensors”, SENSORS & TRANSDUCERS, vol. 8, p. 74-87, ISSN: 1726-5479, 2010

J24) Saponara, S., L’Insalata Nicola E., Fanucci L., “Low-complexity FFT/IFFT IP hardware macrocells for OFDM and MIMO-OFDM CMOS transceivers”, MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEMS, vol. 33, n. 3, pp. 191-200, 2009, doi: 10.1016/j.micpro.2008.12.001

J23) Saponara, S., Nuzzo P., Nani C., Van der Plas G., Fanucci L, “Architectural Exploration and Design of Time-Interleaved SAR Arrays for Low-Power and High Speed A/D Converters”, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRONICS, vol. E92C, n. 6, pp. 843-851, 2009, doi: 10.1587/transele.E92.C.843

J22) Saponara, S., Casula M, Fanucci L, “ASIP-based reconfigurable architectures for power-efficient and real-time image/video processing”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 3, n. 3, pp. 201-216, ISSN: 1861-8200, doi: 10.1007/s11554-008-0084-y, 2008

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J21) Vitullo, F., L’Insalata NE, Petri E, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Casula M, Locatelli R, Coppola M. “Low-complexity link microarchitecture for mesochronous communication in Networks-on-Chip”. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTERS, vol. 57, n.9, pp. 1196-1201, ISSN: 0018-9340, doi: 10.1109/TC.2008.48, 2008

J20) Saponara S, “Current-feedback architecture for high-slew-rate and low-THD high-end audio amplifier”, ELECTRONICS LETTERS, vol. 44, n. 25, pp. 1433-1434, ISSN: 0013-5194, doi: 10.1049/e1:20082660, 2008

J19) L’Insalata N E, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Automatic Synthesis of Cost Effective FFT/IFFT Cores for VLSI OFDM Systems”, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRONICS, vol. E-91C, n. 4, pp. 487-496, ISSN: 0916-8524, doi: 10.1093/ietele/e91-c.4.487, 2008

J18) GENOVESI S, MONORCHIO A, SAPONARA S, “Double-loop antenna for wireless tyre pressure monitoring”, ELECTRONICS LETTERS, vol. 44, n. 24, pp. 1385-1387, ISSN: 0013-5194, doi: 10.1049/el:20081887, 2008

J17) Saponara S., Fanucci L, Terreni P., “Architectural-level Power Optimization of Microcontroller Cores in Embedded Systems”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, vol. 54, n. 1, pp. 680-683, ISSN: 0278-0046, doi: 10.1109/TIE.2006.885450, 2007

J16) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Marsi S, Ramponi G, “Algorithmic and architectural design for real-time and power-efficient Retinex image/video processing”, JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING, vol. 1, n. 4, pp. 267-283, ISSN: 1861-8200, doi: 10.1007/s11554-007-0027-z, 2007

J15) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Marsi S, Ramponi G, Kammler D, Witte E M, “Application-specific instruction-set processor for Retinex-like image and video processing”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS. II, vol. 54, n. 7, pp. 596-600, ISSN: 1549-7747, doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2007.896778, 2007

J14) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Tonarelli M, Petri E, “Radiation tolerant SpaceWire router for satellite on-board networking”, IEEE AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, vol. 22, n. 5, pp. 3-12, ISSN: 0885-8985, doi: 10.1109/MAES.2007.365328, 2007

J13) SAPONARA S, CASULA M, ROVATI F, ALFONSO D, FANUCCI L, “Dynamic Control of Motion Estimation Search Parameters for Low Complex H.264 Video Coding”, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2006, vol. 52, n. 1, pp. 232-239, ISSN: 0098-3063, doi: 10.1109/TCE.2006.1605052

J12) SAPONARA S, CASULA M, FANUCCI L, ALFONSO D, “Software and hardware implementations of adaptive motion estimation for real-time H.264 video coding”, ST JOURNAL, 2006, vol. 3, n. 2, pp. 86-97, ISSN: 1828-2105

J11) Fanucci L, Saponara S, Morello A, “Power optimization of an 8051-compliant IP microcontroller”, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRONICS, vol. E88-C, n. 4, pp. 597-600, 2005, ISSN: 0916-8524, doi: 10.1093/ietele/c88-c.4.597 Codice ISI: 000228413000019 Codice SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-33645582143

J10) SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L., MELANI M., TERRENI P, “Self-adaptive algorithmic/architectural design for real-time, low-power video systems”, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS, vol. E88-D, n. 7, pp. 1538-1545, 2005, ISSN: 0916-8532, doi: 10.1093/ietisy/e88-d.7.1538

J9) Saponara S, Denolf K, Lafruit G, Blanch C, Bormans J, “Performance and complexity co-evaluation of the advanced video coding standard for cost-effective multimedia communications”, EURASIP JOURNAL ON APPLIED SIGNAL PROCESSING, vol. 2004, n. 2, pp. 220-235, doi: 10.1155/S111086570431019X2004 –

J8) Saponara S, Fanucci L, “Data-adaptive motion estimation algorithm and VLSI architecture design for low-power video systems”, IEE PROCEEDINGS. COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL TECHNIQUES, vol. 151, n. 1, pp. 51-59, ISSN: 1350-2387, 2004, doi: 10.1049/ip-cdt:20030858

J7) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Design of a low-power VLSI macrocell for nonlinear adaptive video noise reduction”, EURASIP JOURNAL ON APPLIED SIGNAL PROCESSING, vol. 2004, n. 12, pp. 1921-1930, 2004, doi: 10.1155/S1110865704403035

J6) SAPONARA S, FANUCCI L, TERRENI P, “Algorithmic/Architectural Solutions for Context-aware Video Coprocessors”, TELEMATIK (GRAZ), vol. 10, n. 3-4, pp. 28-34, 2004, ISSN: 1028-5067

J5) Saponara S, Fanucci L, “VLSI design investigation for low-cost, low-power FFT/IFFT processing in advanced VDSL transceivers”, MICROELECTRONICS JOURNAL, vol. 34, n. 2, pp. 133-148, 2003, doi: 10.1016/S0026-2692(02)00142-8

J4) Chimienti A, Fanucci L, Locatelli R, Saponara S, “VLSI architecture for a low-power video codec system”, MICROELECTRONICS JOURNAL, 2002, vol. 33, n. 5-6, pp. 417-427, 2002, doi: 10.1016/S0026-2692(02)00009-5

J3) Fanucci L, Saponara S, “Data driven power saving for DCT/IDCT VLSI macrocell”, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONICS, COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER SCIENCES, vol. E85A, n. 7, pp. 1760-1765, ISSN: 0916-8508, 2002

J2) Fanucci L, Saponara S, Bertini L, “A parametric VLSI architecture for video motion estimation”, Integration-The VLSI Journal, vol. 31, n. 1, pp. 79-100, 2001, doi: 10.1016/S0167-9260(01)00023-2

J1) Fanucci L, Saletti R, Saponara S, “Parametrized and reusable VLSI macro cells for the low-power realization of 2-D discrete-cosine-transform”. MICROELECTRONICS JOURNAL, vol. 32, n, 12, pp. 1035-1045, 200, doi: 10.1016/S0026-2692(01)00092-1

Publications in Proceedings of International Peer-reviewed Conferences or Peer-Reviewed Chapters Books

C192) Ciarpi G,Magazzu G, Palla, F, Saponara S, “Design of Radiation Hardness MZM Drive”, IEEE/AEIT Fotonica 2018

C191) Magazzu G, Ciarpi G, Saponara S, “Design of a radiation-tolerant high-speed driver for Mach Zender Modulators in High Energy Physics”, IEEE ISCAS 2018

C190) Cococcioni M, Ruffaldi M, Saponara S., “Exploiting Posit Arithmetic for Deep Neural Networks in Autonomous Driving Applications”, IEEE Automotive 2018

C189) Saponara S, Gagliardi A, “Modeling and Analysis of 802.11p Physical Layer for V2X Connected Transport Systems Considering Harsh Operating Conditions and HW Device Performance”, IEEE Automotive 2018

C188) Saponara S, Magazzu G, Ciarpi G, “A high-speed driver for silicon photonics Mach-Zehnder modulator for high data-rate transfer of particle collision images in high-energy physics and in medical physics”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2018

C187) Saponara S, “Real-time image and video processing for advanced services on-board vehicles for passenger transport”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2018

C186) Saponara S, “Real-time kinematics for accurate geolocalization of images in telerobotic applications”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2018

C185) Saponara S, Giannetti F, Ciarpi G, “Analysis and simulations of mmW transceiver for system-in-package communications”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 512, pp. 99-106, 2018

C184) Donati M, Celli A, Ruiu A, Saponara S, Fanucci L, A telemedicine service platform exploiting BT/BLE wearable sensors for remote monitoring of chronic patients, IEEE MOCAST 2018

C183) Saponara, S., Fusi, F., Saponara S., Macucci, M., “Failure mode and effect analysis of patch-clamp laboratory instrumentation for electrophysiology measurements”, IEEE MEMEA 2017

C182) Saponara, S., et al., “Electrical and Electromagnetic Measurements of an Inductorless DC/DC Converter”, IEEE I2MTC 2017

C181) Pieri, F., Zambelli, C., Nannini, A., Olivo, P.,  Saponara, S., “Limits of sensing and storage electronic components for high-reliable and safety-critical automotive applications”, IEEE/AEIT Automotive 2017

C18o) Saponara, S., Fusi, F., Saponara S., Macucci, M., “Failure effect analysis of patch-clamp electronic instrumentation in electrophysiology experiments”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 429, 2017

C179) Saponara, S., et al., “Radio link design framework for WSN deployment and performance prediction”, Paper 10246-56, SPIE Microtechnologies 2017

C178) Saponara, S., et al., “Universal and inductorless DC/DC converter for multi-output power supplies in sensor and actuator networks”, Paper 10246-39, SPIE Microtechnologies 2017

C177) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Wideband mmWave Antenna for Wireless Network-onChip/Network-on-Board Communications”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 429, 2017

C176) Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Ciarpi, G., “Failure analysis of plastic packages for low-power ICs”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 429, 2017

C175) Sisto, A., Saponara,, Ciarpi, G., Iacopetti, F., Fanucci, L., “Testing of DC/DC Converters for 48 V Electric Vehicles”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 429, 2017

C174) Bellotti, F., Berta, R., Olivieri, M., Pace, C., Ruo Roch, M., Saponara, S., “Introduction”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 351, pp. xv-xvi, 2016

C173) Davalle, D., Carnevale, B., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Terreni, P., “A Real-Time FPGA-based Solution for Binary Image Thinning”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 351, pp. 169-174, 2016

C172) Saponara, S., Lischi, S., Massini, R., Musetti, L., Staglianò, D., Berizzi, F., Neri, B., Low Cost FMCW Radar Design and Implementation for Harbour Surveillance Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 351, pp. 139-144, 2016

C171) Pilato L., Saponara, S., Fanucci L., “Performance of Digital Adder Architectures in 180nm CMOS Standard-Cell Technology”, IEEE Applied Electronics 2016, pp. 211214, DOI: 10.1109/AE.2016.7577275

C170) Saponara S., Pilato, L., Fanucci, L., “Exploiting CCTV Camera System for Advanced Passenger Services On-board Trains”, IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference, 2016, pp. 16, DOI: 10.1109/ISC2.2016.7580748

C169) Saponara, S., Giannetti, F., Neri, B., “Design exploration for millimeter-wave short-range industrial wireless communications”, IEEE IECON 2016, pp. 60386043, DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793769

C168) Saponara, S., Ciarpi, G., Mattaliano, C., Fanucci, L., Groza, V., “Improving Electromagnetic Compatibility of Integrated Switching Converters for Hybrid/electric Vehicles”, IEEE EPEC 2016, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/EPEC.2016.7771733

C167) Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Mattaliano, C., Ciarpi, G., Sisto, A., Neri, B., “48 V DC/DC switched-cap converter for hybrid/electric vehicles”, GE 2016

C166) Saponara, S., “Biometric performance measurements in combat sports”, IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, 2016

C165) Saponara, S., Neri B., “Real-time FPGA-based radar imaging for smart mobility systems”, SPIE Photonics Europe, 989702-989702-7, 2016

C164) Saponara, S., “Real-time multi-camera video acquisition and processing platform for ADAS”, SPIE Photonics Europe, 98970E-98970E-7, 2016

C163) Saponara, S., Franchi E., “Real-time and low-cost embedded platform for car’s surrounding vision system”, SPIE Photonics Europe, 98970T-98970T-7, 2016

C162) Saponara, S., Moras, R., Roncella, R., Saletti, R.,Benedetti, D., “Performance measurements of energy storage systems and control strategies in real-world e-bikes”, IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS), pp. 1-6, 2016

C161) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Radar sensor signal acquisition and 3D FFT processing for smart mobility surveillance systems”, IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS), 1-6, 2016

C160) Wachmann, E., Saponara, S., et al., “ATHENIS_3D: Automotive tested high-voltage and embedded non-volatile integrated SoC platform with 3D technology”, IEEE Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), pp. 894-899, 2016

C159) Saponara S., De Santis, S., Roncella, R., Saletti, R., Benedetti, D., Agnelli, J., “Design of a multi-channel LED lighting system on flexible supports for high-end 2-wheel vehicles”, IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2016, pp. 1-4, DOI: 1109/EEEIC.2016.7555794

C158) Saponara S., et al., “DC/DC converter integrated architecture for 48V supplies in micro/mild hybrid vehicle electrical engine control module”,  IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2016, DOI: 1109/EEEIC.2016.755585

C157) Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Franchi, A., Giomi, E., Meloni, P., Nardini, G., “High-level feasibility analysis of an electronic distributed control architecture for oil & gas turbomachinery”, IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2016, DOI: 1109/EEEIC.2016.7555520

C156) Saponara, S., Neri, B., Fully integrated 60 GHz transceiver for wireless HD/Wigig short-range multi-Gbit connections, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 351, pp. 131-137, 2016

C155) Saponara, S., Neri B., “System-level Analysis for Integrated Power Amplifier Design in mmWave Consumer Wireless Communications”, Springer Lecture Notes on Electrical Eng., pp. 1-7, 2016

C154) Donati, M., Celli, A., Benini, A., Fanucci, L., Saponara, S., “Enabling technologies for in-house monitoring of vital signs in chronic patients”, Springer Lecture Notes on Electrical Eng., pp. 1-7, 2016

C153) Saponara, S., et al., “Uninterruptible power supply systems for railway with predictive diagnostic against power transformer failure”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Electrical and Environmental Engineering (EEEIC) 2015, pp. 2119-2123, DOI: 10.1109/EEEIC.2015.7165504

C152) Saponara, S., “An actuator control unit for robotized prosthetic arm with embedded energy storage”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Electrical and Environmental Engineering (EEEIC) 2015, pp. 2115-2118, DOI: 10.1109/EEEIC.2015.7165505

C151) Saponara, S., et al., “A network of vibration measuring nodes with integrated signal processing for predictive maintenance of high power transformers”, IEEE Int. Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing 2015, pp. 1-4, DOI: 10.1109/WISP.2015.7139154

C150) Saponara, S., et al., “Real-time imaging acquisition and processing system to improve fire protection in indoor scenarios”, IEEE Int. Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing 2015, DOI: 10.1109/WISP.2015.7139152

C149) Saponara, S., “Electronic actuation control unit with embedded energy storage for safety-critical mechatronic applications”, IEEE Int. Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing 2015, pp. 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/WISP.2015.7139164

C148) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “mm-Wave Integrated Wireless Transceivers: Enabling Technology for High Bandwidth Connections in IoT”, IEEE WF-IOT conference 2015, pp.149 – 153, DOI: 1109/WF-IoT.2015.7389043

C147) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Gbps wireless transceivers for high band width interconnections in distributed cyber physical systems”, SPIE Microtech., Smart sensors, actuators and MEMS VII and Cyber Physical System, vol. 9517, 95172L, pp. 1-7, 2015

C146) Saponara, S., et al., “RF Transceiver and FPGA-based Baseband Design of X-band Radars for Smart Mobility Systems”, pp. 1-2, GE2015, Siena

C145) Saponara, S., et al., “High level feasibility analysis of an electronic distributed control system (e-DCS) for turbomachinery”, ATENE Workshop 2015, July 2015, Florence

C144)  Wachmann, E. Saponara S. et al., “Automotive Tested High Voltage and Embedded Non-Volatile Integrated System on Chip platform employing 3D Integration”, European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC) 2015

C143) Saponara, S., et al., “Networked radar system to increase safety of urban railroad crossing”, WASET 17th Int. Conference on Sustainable Urban Transport and Environment (ICSUTE), May 2015, Paris, France

C142) Donati, M., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Errico, W., Colonna, A., Piscopiello, G., Tuccio, G., Bigongiari, F., Odendahl, M., Leupers, R., Spada, A., Pii, V., Cordiviola, E., Nuzzolo, F., Reiter, F., “A new space digital signal processor design”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 289, 2014, pp. 51-60. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04370-8_5

C141) B. Barbero, D. Fougeron, F. Gensolen, S. Godiot, M. Menouni, P. Pangaud, A. Rozanov, A. Wang M. Bomben, G. Calderini, F.Crescioli, J-F.Genat, O.Le Dortz, G.Marchiori, D. Dzahini, F.E. Rarbi, R. Gaglione, L. Gonella, T. Hemperek, F. Huegging, M. Karagounis, T. Kishishita, H. Krueger, P. Rymaszewski, N. Wermes, F. Ciciriello, F. Corsi, F. Licciulli, C. Marzocca, G. De Robertis, F. Loddo, C. Tamma, A. Andreazza, V. Liberali, S. Shojaii, A. Stabile, M. Bagatin, D. Bisello, S. Mattiazzo, L. Ding, S. Gerardin, P. Giubilato, A. Neviani, A. Paccagnella, D. Vogrig, J. Wyss, N. Bacchetta, F. De Canio, L. Gaioni, B. Nodari, M. Manghisoni, V. Re, G. Traversi, D. Comotti, L. Ratti, C. Vacchi, R. Beccherle, R. Bellazzini, G. Magazzu, M. Minuti, F. Morsani, F. Palla, L. Fanucci, A. Rizzi, S. Saponara, K. Androsov, G.M. Bilei, M. Menichelli, E. Conti, S. Marconi, D. Passeri, P.Placidi, G. Della Casa, N. Demaria, G. Mazza, A. Rivetti, M.D. Da Rocha Rolo, E.Monteil, L.Pacher, D. Gajanana, V.Gromov, N.Hessey, R.Kluit, V.Zivkovic, M.Havranek, Z.Janoska, M.Marcisovsky, G.Neue, L.Tomasek, V.Kafka, P.Sicho, V.Vrba, I.Vila, M.A.Aguirre, F.Muñoz, F.R.Palomo, D.Abbaneo, J.Christiansen, D.Dannheim, D.Dobos, L.Linssen, H.Pernegger, P.Valerio, N.Alipour Tehrani, S.Bell, M.L.Prydderch, S.Thomas, D.C.Christian, G.Deptuch, F.Fahim, J.Hoff, R.Lipton, T.Liu, T.Zimmerman, M.Garcia-Sciveres, D.Gnani, A.Mekkaoui, I.Gorelov, M.Hoeferkamp, S.Seidel, K.Toms, J.N. De Witt, A.Grillo, “65 nm Technology for HEP: Status and Perspective”, Proceedings of Science, n. 43, pp. 1-10, VERTEX 2014

C140) Saponara, S., Pilato, L., Fanucci, L., “Early video smoke detection system to improve fire protection in rolling stocks”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 9139, art. no. 913903, 2014, DOI: 10.1117/12.2052881

C139) Saponara, S., Saletti, R., Fanucci, L., Roncella, R., Marlia, M., Taviani, C., “Supercap-based energy back-up system for automotive electronic control units”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 289, pp. 1-12, 2014 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04370-8_1

C138) Saponara, S., Fontanelli, G., Fanucci, L., Franchi, E., “A low-cost embedded platform for car’s surrounding vision system”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 9139, art. no. 913908, 2014, DOI: 10.1117/12.2052878

C137) Marino, N., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Baronti, F., Roncella, R., Corsi, F., Marzocca, C., Matarrese, G., Ciciriello, F., Licciulli, F., Bisogni, M.G., Del Guerra, A., “Integrated front-end electronics for silicon photomultiplier readout in medical imaging applications”, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 289, pp. 27-38, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04370-8_3

C136) Davalle, D., Carnevale, B., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Terreni, P., “Hardware accelerator for fast image/video thinning”, IST 2014 – 2014 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, art. no. 6958447, pp. 64-67. 2014. DOI: 10.1109/IST.2014.6958447

C135) Saponara, S., Mattii, L., Neri, B., Baronti, F., Fanucci, L., “Design of a 2 Gb/s transceiver at 60 GHz with integrated antenna in bulk CMOS technology”, IEEE EuMIC 2014, art. no. 6997784, 2014, 33-36. DOI: 10.1109/EuMIC.2014.6997784

C134) Saponara, S., “Highly Integrated Low-Power Radars”, pp. ix-xii, Preface, in the book S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C133) Saponara, S., “Radar Integration Levels, Technology Trends, and Transceivers” pp. 11-29, Chapter 2 in the book S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATEDLOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C132) Saponara, S., “Hardware-Software Implementing Platforms for Radar Digital Signal Processing” pp. 31-70, Chapter 3 in the book S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C131) Saponara, S., Neri, B. “Low-Power Radar Front-End for E-Health and Harbor Surveillance: Implementation Examples” pp. 115-135, Chapter 6 in the book S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C130) Saponara, S., “Highly Integrated Low-Power Radars Conclusions” pp. 187-190, Chapter 8 in the book di S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C129) Saponara, S., Neri, B., “Fully integrated transponder for high speed wireless short-range applications”, GE2014, pp. 1-2, Cagliari, Italy

C128) Saponara S., Ragonese, E., Greco., M., Palmisano, G., Neri, B., “Highly integrated low-power radars”, Artech House Radar Series, 2014, pp. 232, ISBN 978-1-6087-665-9

C127) Davalle, S., Cassettari, R., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L., Cucchi, L., Bigongiari, F., Errico W., “STAR: FPGA-based software defined satellite transponder”, PROCEEDINGS OF SPIE, THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 8764, pp. 87640S-87640S-6, 2013, doi:10.1117/12.2017070

C126) Saponara S., Donati M., Fanucci L., Odendahl M., Leupers R., Errico W., “DSPACE hardware architecture for on-board real-time image/video processing in European space missions”. PROCEEDINGS OF SPIE, THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 8656, pp. 86560D-86560D-8, 2013, doi: 10.1117/12.2002096

C125) Saponara S., “Real-time color/shape-based traffic signs acquisition and recognition system”. PROCEEDINGS OF SPIE, THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 8656, pp. 86560C-86560C-6, 2013, doi: 10.1117/12.2001866

C124) Marino, N., Saponara S., et al., “TDC-based readout electronics for real-time acquisition of high resolution PET bio-images”. PROCEEDINGS OF SPIE, THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 8656, pp. 86560P-86560P-9, 2013, doi: 10.1117/12.2001064

C123) Saponara, S., Bove A, Baronti F, Saletti R, Roncella R, Leonardi E, Dente D, Marlia M, Taviani C, “Thermal, electric and durability characterization of supercaps for energy back-up of automotive ECU”, IEEE ISIE 2013, pp. 1-6

C122) Marino, N., Baronti, F., Fanucci, L., Roncella, R., Saponara, S., Bisogni, M.G., Del Guerra, A., “A novel time to digital converter architecture for time offlight positron emision tomography”, IEEE NoME TDC conference, pp. 1-4, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/NOMETDC.2013.6658233

C121) Saponara S, “Plenary Talk: Advances in Technologies and Architectures for Low-Power and Highly Integrated Ubiquitous Radars”. IEEE Radar Conference 2012, IEEE, ISBN: 9781467306560, Atlanta, USA,

C120) Baronti, F. Fantechi, G., Fanucci L, Roncella, R, Saletti, R, Saponara, S., Terreni P., “Hierarchical Platform for Battery Management System with Active Balancing”, European Conference on Nanoelectronics And Embedded Systems for Electric Mobility eMotion in Smart Cities. Bologna, Italia, 2012

C119) Saponara S, “Opportunities from Mm-Wave Radars integrated in Si-based technologies”, Proceedings Military Radar Conference 2012. IQPC, London, Nov 2012

C118) Turturici M, Fanucci L, Iacopetti F, Saponara S, Avvenuti M., “A WEARABLE SYSTEM FOR EARLY FALL-DETECTION AND ALARM SENDING FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE” 4th Young Researchers’ and PhD (YR-RISE) Workshop, AAL Forum 2012. Eindhoven, NL

C117) Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, Terreni P, “Active balancing in hierarchical Battery Management Systems for large scale Li-ion batteries”, Proceedings GE 2012. pp. 115-116, ISBN: 9788867410125, Marina di Carrara, June 2012

C116) Colonna A, Piscopiello G, Tuccio G, Errico W, Bigongiari F, Tosi P, Rachiele S, Cordiviola E, Bacci B, Pii V, Fanucci L, Saponara S, Donati M, Vincenzi A, Reiter F, Nuzzolo F, Leupers R, Odendahl M, Yakoushkin S, “Digital Signal Processor (DSP) for Space Applications (DSPACE)”, in Let’s embrace space vol. 2. Brussels: EU COMMISSION -DIRECTORATE GENERAL FOR RESEARCH & INNOVATION, ISBN: 9789279222078, doi: 10.2769/31208

C115) Pasetti G, Saponara S, Tinfena F, Serventi R, D’Abramo P, Fanucci L, ” An Integrated Smart Driver for Inductive Loads with Self-monitoring/diagnostic Capability”, IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, SPEEDAM 2012. pp. 1007-1011, June 2012, doi: 10.1109/SPEEDAM.2012.6264556

C114) Saletti R, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Baronti F, Roncella R, Terreni P, “Innovative Electronic Systems for Vehicular and Nautical Applications”, Proceedings of APPLEPIES (Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment & Society). p. 1-2, Roma, 11-12 June 2012

C113) Saponara S, Donati M, Bacchillone T, Fanucci L, Sanchez I, Carmona C, Barba P, “Remote monitoring of vital signs in patients with chronic heart failure: Sensor devices and data analysis perspective”, IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS) 2012. pp. 155-160, doi: 10.1109/SAS.2012.6166310

C112) Colonna A, Piscopiello G, Errico W, Tosi P, Cordiviola E, Bacci B, Pii V, Fanucci L, Saponara S, Donati M, Vincenzi A, Reiter F, Nuzzolo F, Leupers R, Odendahl M, Yakoushkin S, “DSPACE: a new space DSP development”, Proceedings of DAta Systems In Aerospace (DASIA) 2012. vol. 701 SP, NOORDWIJK: ESA Publications Division, ISBN: 9789290922582, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 14-16 May 2012

C111) Turturici M, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Franchi E, “Low-power Embedded System for Real-Time Correction of Fish-Eye Automotive Cameras”, IEEE DATE 2012, ISSN: 15301591. p. 340-341, ISBN: 9783981080186, Dresda, 12-16, March

C110) Saponara S, Coppola M, Fanucci L, “How Green IS Your Cloud? – A 64-b ARM-based Heterogeneous Computing Platform with NoC Interconnect for Server-on-chip Energy-efficient Cloud Computing”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER). pp. 135-140, SciTePress- Science and Technology Publications, ISBN: 9789898565051, Porto, Portugal, 18-21 april, 2012

C109) Brandl M, Gall H, Wenger M, Lorentz V, Giegerich M, Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, Thaler A, Cifrain M, Prochazka W, “Batteries and battery management systems for electric vehicles”, IEEE Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition (DATE), 2012. pp. 971-976, ISBN: 9783981080186, Dresda, 12-16 march, doi: 10.1109/DATE.2012.6176637

C108) Davalle D, Fanucci L, Neri B, Saletti R, Saponara S, Terreni P, “A Software Defined Radio Transponder for Low-Orbit Satellite Communications”, Proc. of APPLEPIES (Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment & Society). Roma, 11-12 June 2012

C107) Saponara S. et al., “Many-core Platform with NoC Interconnect for Low Cost and Energy Sustainable Cloud Server-on-Chip”. In: Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP SustainIT 2012. p. 1-5, IEEE, ISBN 9783901882463.

C106) Saponara S., “Scenarios, Applications, and Requirements for Highly Integrated Low-Power Radar”, pp. 1-10, Chapter 1, in the book S. Saponara et al., HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

C105) Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, Terreni P, “H2 e batterie al litio: un’accoppiata vincente”, Green City Energy 2012 . p. 1

C104) Fanucci L, Turturici M, Iacopetti F, Saponara S, Avvenuti M, “SISTEMA INDOSSABILE PER LA RILEVAZIONE DELLE CADUTE BASATO SU SINGOLO ACCELEROMETRO” Proc- Foritaal, III forum italiano su Ambient Assisted Living. pp. 63-67, ISBN: 9788897039822, 2012

C103) Saletti R, Roncella R, Saponara S, Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “BATTERY MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PER VEICOLI ELETTRICI/IBRIDI”, In: P. Terreni, A. Colicelli, Progetto H2 filiera idrogeno: risultati e prospettive. pp. 55-64, Dedalo, ISBN: 9788895613185, 2012

C102) Fonte A., Saponara S., Pinto G., Fanucci L, Neri B., “Design of a Low Noise Amplifier with Integrated Antenna for 60 GHz Wireless Communications”, 2011 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Millimeter Wave Integration Technologies, IMWS 2011. pp. 160-163, ISBN: 9781612849652, Sitges, Spain, 15-16 doi: 10.1109/IMWS3.2011.6061864

C101) Fonte A, Saponara S, Pinto G, Neri B, “Feasibility study and on-chip antenna for fully integrated µRFID tag at 60 GHz in 65 nm CMOS SOI”, IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RFID-TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS (RFID-TA) 2011. pp. 457-462, IEEE, ISBN: 9781457700279, SITGES, SPAIN, September 15-16, 2011, doi: 10.1109/RFID-TA.2011.6068678

C100) Bianchi G, Costantino N, Fanucci L, Incandela J, Magazzù G, Saponara S, Tongiani C, “FF-LYNX: project status and perspectives”, Europhysics conference on high energy physics. Grenoble, 2011

C99) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Neri B, “IEEE 1451 sensor interfacing and data fusion in embedded systems: Gas leak detection case study in H2 vehicles”, In Conti M., Orcioni S., Madrid N.M., Seepold R.E.D, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. LECTURE NOTES IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 81, p. 59-73, Springer Verlag, ISBN: 9789400706378, ISSN: 1876-1100, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0638-5_5

C98) Saponara S, Vitullo F, Petri E, Fanucci L, Coppola M, Locatelli R, “Coverage-driven verification of HDL IP cores: Case study of a router for network-on-chip communication in embedded systems”, In Conti M., Orcioni S., Madrid N.M., Seepold R.E.D, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol. 81, p. 105-119, Springer Verlag, ISBN: 9789400706378, ISSN: 1876-1100, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0638-5_8, 2011

C97) Donati M., Bacchillone T., Saponara S, Fanucci L., “A flexible home monitoring platform for patients affected by chronic heart failure directly integrated with the remote Hospital Information System”, In Rodríguez-Vázquez, Á.B.; Adelung, R.; Carmona-Galán, R.A.; Liñán-Cembrano, G.; Ronning, C.. Proceedings of SPIE, Bioelectronics, Biomedical, and Bioinspired Systems V. SPIE, ISBN: 9780819486578, doi: 10.1117/12.886465, 2011

C96) Colonna A., Errico W., Cordiviola E., SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L, Reiter F., Nuzzolo F., Leupers R., Eusse J., Odendahl M., “DSPACE – DSP for Space Applications”, Let’s embrace space- FP7 Space Conference 2011, Budapest, May 2011

C95) FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S., DONATI M., BACCHILLONE T., “A flexible home gateway system for telecare of patients affected by chronic heart failure”, 3rd Young Reasearchers’ & PhD (YR-RISE) Workshop , AAL Foum 2011. Lecce, Italy

C94) Neri B, Saponara S, Pinto G, Fonte A, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Single-chip antenna and LNA architectures for short-range mm-wave transceivers in 65nm CMOS SOI”, Proceedings GE 2011, pp. 79-80, ISBN: 9788895612850, 2011

C93) Fanucci L, Bacchillone T, Donati M, Saponara S, Passino C, Costalli F, Petrucci S, Sanchez-tato I, Pascual F, Vukovic Z, Hrvatin O, “Health@Home: lesson learnt and future perspective in the home monitoring of patients affected by chronic heart failure”, Proc. of the Ambient Assisted Living Forum 2011, pp. 493-498, ISBN: 9789081970907, Lecce, Italy, 26-28, Sept- 2011

C92) Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, “Battery management and monitoring system architecture”, 2011 European Conference on Nanoelectronics and Embedded Systems for Electric Mobility. Gratz, Austria, 27-28 Sept. 2011

C91) Fonte A, Saponara S, Pinto G, Fanucci L, Neri B, “60-GHz single-chip integrated antenna and Low Noise Amplifier in 65-nm CMOS SOI technology for short-range wireless Gbits/s applications”, Proceedings IEEE Conference on Applied Electronics 2011, pp. 127-132, ISBN: 9788070439876, Pilsen

C90) Donati M, Bacchillone T, Saponara S, Fanucci L, “A flexible home gateway system for telecare of patients affected by chronic heart failure”, IEEE 5th International Symposium on Medical Information & Communication Technology (ISMICT 2011), pp. 139-142, New York: doi: 10.1109/ISMICT.2011.5759814

C89) Bianchi G, Costantino N, Fanucci L, Incandela J, Magazzù F, Saponara S, Tongiani C, “Radiation Tolerant IP Cores for the Control and Readout of Front-End Electronics in High Energy Physics Experiments”, IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2011, pp. 2124-2127, ISBN: 9781467301183, Valencia, Spain, October 2011, doi: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2011.6154432

C88) Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, Terreni P, “An Intelligent Battery Management System with State-of-Charge Estimation for Lithium Batteries in Electric/Hybrid Vehicles”, Proceedings GE 2011. pp. 19-20, ISBN: 9788895612850, July 2011

C87) Baronti F, Fantechi G, Fanucci L, Leonardi E, Roncella R, Saletti R, Saponara S, “State-of-Charge Estimation Enhancing of Lithium Batteries through a Temperature-Dependent Cell Model”, IEEE Int. Conference on Applied Electronics 2011, pp. 29-34, ISBN: 9788070439876, Pilsen, Czech Republic

C86) Dionisio C, Marigi D, Cucchi L, Fanucci L, Saponara S, Davalle D, Rovini M, Bigongiari F, Errico W, “STAR – SDR SPACE TRANSPONDER”, Proceedings of DAta Systems In Aerospace (DASIA) 2011, vol. SP-694, ISBN: 9789290922582, San Anton, Malta, May 2011

C85) Baronti F, FANUCCI L, La neve B, Leonardi E, NERI B, RONCELLA R, SALETTI R, SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Batterie Intelligenti per la Mobilità Sostenibile”, Green City Energy, p. 1, Pisa, 2011

C84) Pasetti G, Costantino N, Tinfena F, Serventi R, D’Abramo P, Saponara S, Fanucci L, “ Characterization of an Intelligent Power Switch for LED driving with control of wiring parasitics effects”, IEEE Design Automation Test in Europe (DATE) 2011, pp. 1119-1120, ISBN: 9783981080179, Grenoble. FR

C83) AMENDOLA A., BIANCHI G., CASTALDI R., FANUCCI L, INCANDELA J., MINUTI M., ROSSIN R., SAPONARA S., VERDINI P, “FF-LYNX: protocol and interfaces for the control and readout of future silicon detectors”, WIT2010 Workshop on Intelligent Trackers. Berkeley, California, USA, 3-5, February, 2010

C82) Saponara S., Terreni P., Fanucci L, Bianchi G., Castaldi R., Incandela J. Magazzu’ G., Minuti M., COSTANTINO N., Rossin R., Tongiani C., Verdini P, “FF-LYNX: fast and flexible protocol and IP interfaces for the control and readout of future detectors in High Energy Physics (HEP) experiments”, Proc. GE 2010, Roma, I, June 2010

C81) Saponara S, Fanucci L, “Context-Aware Fast 3D DCT/IDCT Algorithm for Low-power Video Codec in Mobile Embedded Systems”, Proceedings STDay 2010, pp. 1-5, ST, Udine, Italy, 16-17 Settembre 2010

C80) MAGAZZU G., TONGIANI C., SAPONARA S, FANUCCI L. CASTALDI R., BIANCHI G., “The FF-LYNX project: fast and flexible protocol and interfaces for data acquisition and distribution of timing, trigger and control signals in future HEP experiments”, 11th Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, 2009

C79) SAPONARA S, CASULA M, FANUCCI L, “Chapter 5: Scalable and Reconfigurable VLSI Architectures For Low Power and Computation Intensive Signal Processing”, In: F. KOMAROV, M. BESTUZHEV. Large Scale Computations, Embedded Systems and Security. pp. 1-21, HAUPPAUGE NY 11788-3619:Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ISBN: 9781607413073

C78) Saponara S, Petri E, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Smart Transducer Interface in Embedded Systems for Networked Sensors Based on the Emerging IEEE 1451 Standard: H2 Detection Case Study”, IEEE 7th Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems, WISES 2009. pp. 49-55, IEEE, ISBN: 9788887548020, April 2009

C77) SAPONARA S, IACOPETTI F, CARAFIELLO A, VALENTINI E, FANUCCI L, NERI B, “ Capacitive Sensors for Process Control in Industrial Marble Machines”, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications, IDAACS 2009. pp. 142-147, IEEE, ISBN: 9781424448821, doi: 10.1109/IDAACS.2009.5343006

C76) Amendola A., Bianchi G., Castaldi R., Fanucci L, Magazzù G., Minuti M., Saponara S., Tongiani C., Verdini P.GG, “FF-LYNX: integrated Control, Trigger and Readout in Future High Energy Physics Experiments”, IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS), pp. 1831-1838, Orlando, USA, doi: 10.1109/ NSSMIC.2009.5402183

C75) SAPONARA S, VITULLO F, PETRI E, FANUCCI L, “A Reusable Pseudo-Random Verification Environment for Complex Digital Designs: the SpaceWire Interface Case Study”, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications, IDAACS 2009. pp. 102-106, doi: 10.1109/IDAACS.2009.5343017

C74) SAPONARA S, CECCHINI T, SECHI F, FANUCCI L, “Pin-limited Frequency Converter IP Bridge for Efficient Communication of Automotive IC Sensors with Off-chip ECUs”, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications, IDAACS 2009, pp. 167-171, doi: 10.1109/IDAACS.2009.5343003

C73) Saponara S, Ferrari L, Casarosa G, Hambloch P, Fanucci L, Sarti B, “Fast and Accurate Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis of an Acquisition System for Very Low-g Accelerations to be Used in Spacecraft Testing and Environmental Noise Measurements”, 2009 IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments, ROSE 2009, pp.11-16, Nov. 2009, doi: 10.1109/ROSE.2009.5355987

C72) BARONTI F, LAZZERI A, LENZI F, RONCELLA R, SALETTI R, SAPONARA S, “Voice coil actuators: From model and simulation to automotive application”, 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society – IECON 2009. pp. 1805-1810, IEEE, ISBN: 9781424446483, Porto, Nov. 2009, doi: 10.1109/IECON.2009.5414837

C71) SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L, CASULA M., Coppola M., “On-chip Communication Infrastructures for the Integration of Video IP cores in a Multi Processor System-on-Chip”, Proceedings Streaming Day 2009. Genova, ITALY, September 2009

C70) Saponara, S., Bianchi, G., Castaldi, R., Fanucci L, Magazzù, G., Tongiani, C., Verdini, P.G. “The FF-LYNX Project: Design of Fast and Flexible Protocols and HW Interfaces for Data Acquisition and TTC Distribution in High Energy Physics Experiments”, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications, IDAACS’2009. pp. 107-110, doi: 10.1109/IDAACS.2009.5343014

C69) MAGAZZU G, SAPONARA S, VERDINI P, CASTALDI R, TONGIANI C, BIANCHI G, FANUCCI L, “FF-LYNX: Fast and Flexible Protocols and Interfaces for Data Transmission and Distribution of Clock, Trigger and Control Signals”, Proceedings of ACES (ATLAS CMS Electronic Workshop). Geneve, CH, 2009

C68) Vitullo F, Saponara S, Petri E, Casula M, Fanucci L, Maruccia G, Locatelli R, Coppola M, “A Reusable Coverage-Driven Verification Environment for Network-on-Chip Communication in Embedded System Platforms”, 7th IEEE Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems, WISES 2009, pp 71-77, ISBN: 9788887548020, June 2009

C67) SAPONARA S., BARONTI F., PETRI E., LENZI F., LAZZERI A., RONCELLA R., FANUCCI L, SALETTI R., TERRENI P., NERI B., “Electronic Circuits and Systems for Sustainability and Safety Improvement of Road Transport”, Proc. GE 2009, Trento, I, June 2009

C66) Giampa A, Petri E, Saponara S, Terreni P, “Sensor Modeling and Fusion Algorithms for NOx Measures Towards Zero Emissions Vehicles”, IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE) 2009, pp. 151-156, doi: 10.1109/ROSE.2009.5355991

C65) Saponara S, Forconi A, Terreni P, “Sensor modeling and data fusion for a safety warning system in hydrogen-based vehicles”, IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE) 2009, pp. 145-150, Nov. 2009, doi: 10.1109/ROSE.2009.5355993

C64) SAPONARA S, IACOPETTI F, CARAFIELLO A, FANUCCI L, NERI B, MASSINI R. “Experimental Analysis Towards the Application of RFID Technologies in Industrial Marble Machines”, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications – IDAACS 2009. pp. 67-71, doi: 10.1109/IDAACS.2009.5343022

C63) Saponara S, LABATE D, TOMMASI L, POMPEI C, BARDAZZI R, ”Meteosat Third Generation Phase A Lightning Imager: Concept definition, Trade-off and Preliminary Design” report. vol. MTG-LI-GA-TN-002, 2009

C62) Saponara S, L’INSALATA N, BACCHILLONE T, PETRI E, DEL CORONA I, FANUCCI L, “Hardware/Software FPGA-based Network Emulator for High-speed On-board Communications”. Proc. 11th IEEE EUROMICRO Conf. on Digital System Design Architectures, Methods and Tools, DSD 2008. pp. 353-359, 2008

C61) L’INSALATA N.E., PETRI E., CECCHINI T., DEL CORONA I., Saponara S., FANUCCI L, BACCHILLONE T., “SHINE: FPGA prototyping of SpaceWire IP cores for High Data Rate and Fault Tolerant In-vehicle Networking”, University Booth, IEEE DATE Conference and Exhibition 2008. Munich, Germany, 10 – 14 March, 2008

C60) Saponara, S., et al., “LIME: A low-latency and low-complexity on-chip mesochronous link with integrated flow control”. Proc. IEEE 11th EUROMICRO Conf. on Digital System Design Architectures, Methods and Tools, DSD 2008. pp. 32-35

C59) Saponara S, Linsalata N, Tosti F, Fanuci L, Terreni P, “Analysis of FPGA Solutions for Baseband Processing in Multi-Carrier Communication Standards for Consumer Applications”, Proc. IEEE Int. Conference on Consumer Eletronics (ICCE). pp. 1-2, Las Vegas, US, doi: 10.1109/ICCE.2008.4587886

C58) Nuzzo P, Nani C, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Van der Plas G, “Mixed-Signal Design Space Exploration of Time-Interleaved A/D Converters for Ultra-Wide Band Applications”, Proc. IEEE Design, Automation and Test in Europe, (DATE) 2008. pp. 1390-1393, doi: 10.1109/DATE.2008.4484935

C57) SAPONARA S. et al., “Reconfigurable Architectures for Low Power and Computation Intensive Video/Image Signal Processing”, STreaming Day 2008. pp. 1-5, Parma

C56) Iacopetti F., Saponara S., Fanucci L, “Improving Power Efficiency and Reliability in RF Tire Pressure Monitoring Modules”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems. pp. 878-881, Marrakech (Morocco), December 11-14 2007, doi: 10.1109/ICECS.2007.4511131

C55) SAPONARA S, FANUCCI L, SARTI B, CASAROSA G, PETRI E, DEL CORONA I, “Single-chip Generic Sensor Interface Mixed-Signal Platforms for Space Applications”. Proceedings of 6th ESA Conference on Micro & Nano Technologies for Space Applications. pp. 1-4, vol. 07c04, ISBN 9290929170, Nordwijk (NL), Oct. 2007

C54) Kammler, D, Witte, E.M., Ascheid, G, Saponara, S, Fanucci L, “ASIP Design and Synthesis for Nonlinear Filtering in Image Processing”, NEWCOM DISSEMINATION DAY, Paris, F, Feb. 2007

C53) SAPONARA, S. et al., “Hardware Building Blocks for Wireless Multimedia Networking by Ultra-Wideband OFDM Transceivers”. In: STreaming Day 2007. Genova, Sept. 2007

C52) SAPONARA S, PETRI E, TONARELLI M, DEL CORONA I, FANUCCI L, “FPGA-based Networking Systems for High Data-rate and Reliable In-vehicle Communications”. Proc. IEEE DATE 2007, pp. 480-485, Nice, France, 16-20 April 2007, doi: 10.1109/DATE.2007.364640

C51) BARONTI F, SAPONARA S, PETRI E, RONCELLA R, SALETTI R, FANUCCI L, D’ABRAMO P, “Hardware Building Blocks for High Data-Rate Fault-Tolerant In-vehicle Networking”, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics 2007, pp. 89-94, Vigo, 4-7 june, 2007, doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2007.4374579

C50) VITULLO F, LINSALATA N, PETRI E, CASULA M, SAPONARA S, FANUCCI L, LOCATELLI R, COPPOLA M, “A Mesochronous Physical Link Architecture for Network-on-Chip Interconnects”, Proceedings of the 2007 Ph.D Research in Microelectronics and Electronics conference, PRIME 2007, pp. 29-32, IEEE, ISBN: 9781424410002, July 2-5 2007, doi: 10.1109/RME.2007.4401803

C49)Petri E, Saponara S, Tonarelli M, Del Corona I, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Mitigating Radiation Effects on ICs at Device and Architectural Levels: the SpaceWire Router Case Study”, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE). pp. 3310-3315, Vigo, Spain, 2007, doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2007.4375146

C48) L’Insalata N, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Automatic Generation of Low-Complexity FFT/IFFT Cores for Multi-Band OFDM Systems”, IEEE 10th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design Architectures, Methods and Tools (DSD 2007), pp. 361-368, Lubeck, Germany, doi: 10.1109/DSD.2007.4341493, 2006

C47) PAOLUCCI P S, LO CICERO F, LONARDO A, PERRA M, ROSSETTI D, SIDORE C, VICINI P, COPPOLA M, RAFFO L, MEREU G, PALUMBO F, FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, VITULLO F, “Introduction to the Tiled HW Architecture of SHAPES”, IEEE DATE 2007. pp. 79-82, Nice, F

C46) Saponara S, FANUCCI L, TERRENI P, SALETTI R, RONCELLA R, BARONTI F, PETRI E, D’ABRAMO P, “Electronic Systems for High Data-rate and Reliable In-vehicle Communications”, Proc. GE 2007, Lerici

C45) MARUCCIA, G, LOCATELLI, R, PIERALISI, L, COPPOLA, M., CASULA, M, FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, “Transferring a stream of data between first and second electronic devices via a network on-chip”, patent EP20070121139, 2007

C44) VITULLO F., PETRI E., L’INSALATA N.E., CASULA M., SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L, Coppola M., Paolucci P.S., “Network-on-Chip Architecture for the SHAPES Multi-Processor System-on-Chip”. In: Proc. GE 2007. Lerici, La Spezia,

C43) SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L, TERRENI P., Nuzzo P., “Digitally Assisted Analog Circuits”. Riunione annuale del Gruppo Elettronica 2007. Lerici, La Spezia, 20-22 June 2007

C42) SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Mixed-Signal Design of a Digital Input Power Amplifier for Automotive Audio Applications”, Proc. IEEE DATE 2006, pp. 212-216, Munich, March 2006, doi: 10.1109/DATE.2006.243903

C41) SAPONARA S, CASULA M, FANUCCI L, ROVATI F, ALFONSO D, “Dynamic control of motion estimation search parameters for low complex H.264/AVC video coding”, Proceedings IEEE ICCE 2006. p. 481-482, IEEE, ISBN: 0780394593, Las vegas, US, january 2006, doi: 10.1109/ICCE.2006.1598520

C40) Bacciarelli L, Lucia G, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Forliti M, “Design, testing and prototyping of a software programmable I2C/SPI IP on AMBA bus”, IEEE PRIME 2006, pp. 373-376, doi: 10.1109/ RME.2006.1689973

C39) TONARELLI M, PETRI E, SAPONARA S, FANUCCI L, “Router IP macrocell for radiation tolerant SpaceWire Networking”, Proc. IEEE PRIME 2006, pp. 221-224, Otranto, doi: 10.1109/RME.2006.1689936

C38) Martina M., Masera G., Saponara S, Fanucci L., “HARDWARE CO-PROCESSORS FOR REAL-TIME AND HIGH-QUALITY H.264/AVC VIDEO CODING”, IEEE EUSIPCO 2006. p. 1-5, ISBN: 0387342230

C37) SAPONARA, S., FANUCCI L, TERRENI P., “Oversampled and Noise-Shaped Pulse-Width Modulator for High-Fidelity Digital Audio Amplifier”, IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems. vol. 1, pp. 830-833, Nice, France, 10-13 December, 2006, doi: 10.1109/ICECS.2006.379917

C36) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, Marsi S, Ramponi G, “Design of ASIP (Application Specific Instruction-set Processor) architectures for image processing in CMOS VLSI technologies”, Proc. GE 2006. Ischia

C35) Tonarelli M., Petri E., Saponara S., Fanucci L, Terreni P., “Design of a Radiation Tolerant Router for On-board Satellite SpaceWire Networking”, Proc. GE 2006, Ischia (NA), Italia

C34) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Oversampled and Noise-Shaped Pulse-Width Modulator for High-Fidelity Digital Audio Amplifier”, IEEE ICECS 2006, pp. 830-833, ISBN: 1424403952, Nice, France

C33) SAPONARA S., et al., “Hardware accelerators for baseband processing in Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) systems”, Proceedings STDAY 2006. pp. 1-2, Pisa, Italia

C32) Fanucci L., Cassiano M., Saponara S., Kammler D., Witte E.M., Schliebusch O., Ascheid G., Leupers R., Meyr H., “ASIP Design and Synthesis for Non Linear Filtering in Image Processing”, IEEE Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2006), vol. 1, pp. 233-238, Munich, DE, doi: 10.1109/DATE.2006.243908, 2006

C31) Saponara, S.; Fanucci L., Marsi S., Ramponi, G., Witte, M., Kammler, D,”Design of Application Specific Instruction-Set Processor for image and video filtering”. Proc. IEEE EUSIPCO 2006, vol. 2, pp. 300-304, 2006

C30) Saponara, S, Cassiano M., Marsi S., Coen R., Fanucci L., “COST-EFFECTIVE VLSI DESIGN OF NON LINEAR IMAGE PROCESSING FILTERS”, IEEE DSD’2005, pp. 322-329, 2005, doi: 10.1109/DSD.2005.28

C29) Saponara S, SERAFINI L., FANUCCI L., TERRENI P., “Automated design of FFT/IFFT processors for advanced telecom applications”, IEEE ISSCS 2005, vol. 1, pp. 103-106, 2005 doi: 10.1109/ISSCS.2005.1509861

C28) Melani M, Fanucci F, Saponara S, “Algorithmic/architectural design for H.264/MPEG-4 AVC low-power video codec”, IEEE PRIME 2005, vol. 1, pp. 183-186, Lausanne, CH, 2005 doi: 10.1109/RME.2005.1543041

C27) SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Switching-based topologies for high-efficiency audio amplifiers”, IEEE ISSCS 2005. vol. 1, pp. 283-286, Iasi, RO, July 2005, doi: 10.1109/ISSCS.2005.1509909

C26) Iozzi, F., Saponara, S. Morello, A., Fanucci L., “8051 CPU Core Optimization for Low Power at Register Transfer Level”, IEEE PRIME 2005, pp. 378-381, Lausanne, CH, 2005 doi: 10.1109/RME.2005.1542966

C25) Marsi S, Carrato S, Ramponi G, Terreni P, Fanucci L, Saponara S, Turchetti C, Conti M, Orcioni S, “Realization of an algorithm for image enhancement”, Proc. GE 2005, Taormina (I)

C24) SAPONARA S, VINCIS V., FANUCCI L., TERRENI P, “Mixed-Signal Design Space Exploration for Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Digital Audio Amplifiers”, IEEE Applied Electronics 2005, pp. 138-143, Pilsen

C23) SAPONARA S et al., “ADAPTIVE MOTION ESTIMATION FOR HIGH-EFFICIENCY AND REAL-TIME VIDEO CODING”, Proceedings STday 2005, Torino

C22) SAPONARA, S., FANUCCI L, MORELLO, A., “POWER OPTIMIZATION OF DIGITAL IP MACROCELLS FOR EMBEDDED CONTROL SYSTEMS”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. pp. 1617-1620, ISBN: 0780386639, Hammamet; Tunisia, 8-10 December 2004

C21) SAPONARA, et al., ”Adaptive Algorithm for Fast Motion Estimation in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC”, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2004). vol. III, p. 269-272, ISBN: 3200001658, Vienna, Austria, 6-10 September 2004

C20) SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Cost-effective design of AC/DC converter with programmable power amplification”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT) 2004. p. 548-552, IEEE, ISBN: 0780386620, Hammamet, Tunisia, December 2004, doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2004.1490351

C19) SAPONARA, S et al., “Controlling Motion Estimation Search Parameters for a Power-optimized Video Architecture in H.264/AVC”, IEEE Int. Workshop on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP2004), pp. 275-278, Poznan, Poland, September 13-15, 2004

C18) SAPONARA, S et al., “Dynamic power optimization of the 8051 microcontroller core in embedded systems”. IEEE Int. Conference on Signals and Electronic Systems (ICSES2004), pp. 233-236, IEEE, ISBN: 8390607476, Poznan, Poland, September 13-15, 2004

C17) Saponara S, Fanucci L, Terreni P, “Context-aware Algorithmic/Architectural Solutions for Real-time Embedded Video Systems”, in: Bernhard R., Wilfried E.. Proc. 2nd Workshop on Intelligent Solution in Embedded Systems (WISES04). pp. 79-90, ISBN: 3902463007, Graz, Austria, 25 June 2004

C16) SAPONARA S, BLANCH C., DENOLF K., BORMANS J. (2003). “The JVT Advanced Video Coding Standard: Complexity and Performance Analysis on a Tool-by-tool Basis”. In: Proceedings of IEEE Packet Video Workshop . pp. 1-12, IEEE, ISBN: 9781424409815

C15) SAPONARA S, “Complexity Analysis, Algorithm and VLSI Architecture Design for Low-power Multimedia Systems”, EDAA PhD forum. p. 1, Munich

C14) Saponara, S., Fanucci L, Terreni, P. “Architetture VLSI a basso consumo di potenza per il filtraggio adattativo del rumore in sequenze video”, Proc. GE 2003. Passignano sul Trasimeno

C13) FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, TERRENI P, “Low-power VLSI Architecture for Adaptive Video Noise Reduction”,. IEEE/EURASIP Workshop of Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing (NSIP2003), Grado, Italy

C12) SAPONARA, S. et al.,“VLSI macro cell for edge-preserving noise smoothing and deblocking in low-power video communications”, Proc. 46th IEEE Int. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS2003). pp. 1563-1566, Cairo, Egypt, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2003.1562596

C11) SAPONARA, S. et al., “Low-power FFT/IFFT VLSI macro cell for scalable broadband VDSL modem”, Proceedings of IEEE IWSOC 2003. pp. 161-166, New York:IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 076951944X, Calgary, Canada, 2003, doi: 10.1109/IWSOC.2003.1213027

C10) SAPONARA S., FANUCCI L., TERRENI P, “Low-Power VLSI Architectures for 3D Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT)”, 46th IEEE Int. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems(MWSCAS2003). vol. 3, pp. 1-4, ISBN: 0780382943, Cairo, Egypt, December 27-30, 2003

C9) FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, “Data driven VLSI computation for low power DCT-based video coding”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems. vol. 2, pp. 541-544, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 15-18 September, 2002, doi: 10.1109/ICECS.2002.1046221

C8) FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, “VLSI design for low-power data-adaptive motion estimation”, Proc. EUSIPCO 2002. vol. 3, pp. 569-572, Bruxelles, ISBN: 0780374037, Toulouse, F, 3-6 Sept 2002

C7) Chimienti, A., Fanucci L, Locatelli, R., Saponara S., “Power Optimization for H.263/MPEG-4 VLSI Video Coding”, In: V.V. KLUEV, N.E. MASTORAKIS, Advances in Signal Processing, Robotics and Communications. pp. 97-103, ATHENS:WSEAS Press, ISBN: 9608052424

C6) CHIMIENTI A, FANUCCI L, LOCATELLI R, SAPONARA S, “Power optimization for H.263/MPEG-4 VLSI video coding”, Proc. IEEE/WSEAS SSSIP01, pp. 2521-2527

C5) Fanucci L, Locatelli, R., Saponara S., “Rapid Prototyping for VLSI Image Processing Architectures”, IEEE Int. Symp. on Intelligent Signal Processing and Comm. Systems (ISPACS 2001). pp. 361-365, Nashville, TN,

C4) Fanucci L, Barsanti, A., Saponara S., “Exploring the VLSI Design Space for Low Power DCT/IDCT Macro Cells”, Proceedings of IEEE International. Symp. on Signals, Circuits & Systems, SCS2001. p. 481-484, IEEE, ISBN: 9738050995, Iasi, RO, 10-11, July 2001

C3) Fanucci L, Saponara S, Cenciotti A, “IP reuse VLSI architecture for low complexity fast motion estimation in multimedia applications”, IEEE 26TH EUROMICRO CONFERENCE,. pp. 417-424, 2000, MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS, doi: 10.1109/EURMIC.2000.874661

C2) Fanucci L, Bertini L, Saponara S, Moio P, “Programmable and low power VLSI architectures for full search motion estimation in multimedia communications”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, vol. 3, pp. 1395-1398, 2000, doi: 10.1109/ICME.2000.871027

C1) Fanucci, L., Saletti, R., Moio, P., Bertini, L., Saponara, S., “High-throughput, low complexity, parametrizable VLSI architecture for full search block matching algorithm for advanced multimedia applications”, Proc. IEEE ICECS 1999, pp. 1479-1482

 

Patents

P1) Locatelli, R., Petri, E., Coppola, A.M., Fanucci, L., Saponara, S., “Zero-cycle router for networks on-chip”, US 9306844 B2, April 2016

P2) Grosso, R., Saponara, S., Frello, A., Da canal, A., Fanucci, L., Rissotto, S., “DC-DC Converter with multiple outputs”, patent US 20150131333 A1, May 2015

P3) Tisserand, P., Chassard, P., Saponara, S., Ferrari, L., “Convertisseur DC-DC intégrable sur silicium avec isolation galvanique capacitive”, patent EU MFR1045, ID 3294, September 2015

P4) Grosso, R., Saponara, S., Frello, A., Da canal, A., Fanucci, L., Rissotto, S., “Convertiseur cc-cc a sorties multiplies”, EP 2748919 A2, 2014

P5) Grosso R, Rissotto S, Da canal A, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Frello A, “DC-DC CONVERTER WITH MULTIPLE OUTPUTS”, WO2013083296A3, 2013

P6) Locatelli R, Petri E, Coppola M, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Bacchillone T, “ZERO-CYCLE ROUTER FOR NETWORKS ON-CHIP”, US Patent 20,130,136,129, 2013

P7) Grosso R, Rissotto S, Da canal A, Saponara S, Fanucci L, Frello A, “DC-DC CONVERTER WITH MULTIPLE OUTPUTS”, WO/2013/083296A2, 2013

P8) Coppola M., Locatelli R., Saponara S., Petri E., Fanucci L., Bacchillone T. “Networks on-chip router”. EP2592800 (A1), 2013

P9) GENOVESI S, MONORCHIO A, SAPONARA S, IACOPETTI F, “Antenna Multirisonante Compatta a Doppia Spira con Elemento Parassita”, Patent n. PI/2009/A/000131, 2009

P10) Casula, M., Coppola, M., Saponara, S., Fanucci, L. Locatelli, R., Maruccia, G., Pieralisi, L., “Transferring a stream of data between first and second electronic devices via a network on-chip “, EP 2063581 A1 in 2009

P11) Maruccia, G., Locatelli, R., Pieralisi, L., Coppola, M., Casula, M, Fanucci, L, Saponara, S., ”Method for transferring a stream of at least one data packet between first and second electric devices and corresponding device”, patent US 20090129390 A1, 2009

P12) ROVATI F, PAU D, FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, CENCIOTTI A, ALFONSO D. “A VLSI Architecture, particularly for Motion Estimation Applications”. US6724823 B2, 2004

P13) ALFONSO D, CENCIOTTI A, FANUCCI L, PAU D, ROVATI F, SAPONARA S, “ A VLSI Architecture, particularly for motion estimation applications”, EP 1189169 A1, 2002

P14) Fanucci L, Bertini L., Moio P., Saponara S., “METHOD OF BLOCK-MATCHING MOTION ESTIMATION WITH FULL SEARCH IN A VIDEO SEQUENCE AND CORRESPONDING ARCHITECTURE”, patent n. WO2001008402 (A3), 2001

P15) Fanucci L, Bertini L., Moio P., Saponara S., “Method of block-matching motion estimation with full search in a video sequence and low complexity/high throughput architecture”. Patent n. AU1513601 (A), 2000

P16) ROVATI F, PAU D, FANUCCI L, SAPONARA S, CENCIOTTI A, ALFONSO D, “VLSI Architecture, in Particular for Motion Estimation Applications”. US 2002/0097343 A1, 2002

P17) Fanucci, L., Moio, P., Bertini, L., Saponara, S, “Metodo di stima del moto in una sequenza video mediante tecnica del block-matching con full-search e architettura programmabile a bassa complessità ed elevato throughput che attua tale metodo”, Patent PI99A000025, 19 April 1999, rif. CNR 1354

 

Books

B5) Saponara, S., “Enabling Technologies for the Internet of Things: Wireless Circuits, Systems and Networks“, ISBN 9788793609747 , 2018

B4) Saponara, S., Manara, G., “Proceedings of the Summer School in Embaling Tehnologies for IoT”, ISBN 978-88-902289-1-9, Sept. 2016

B3) Saponara S., et al., “HIGHLY INTEGRATED LOW-POWER RADARS”, Artech House Radar Series, 2014

B2) Saponara, S., Neri B., “Proceedings of GE2012”, Pages 153, Pisa University Press, ISBN: 9788867410125, 2012

B1) SAPONARA S, ROSADINI R (2003). Esercitazioni di Sistemi Elettronici di Controllo. p. 1-100, Pisa, SEU

 

Contributions to ISO/IEC and ITU-T Standards

S1) SAPONARA S, BLANCH C, DENOLF K, BORMANS J, “Data transfer and storage complexity analysis of the AVC/JVT Codec on a tool-by-tool basis”, 61st Workshop of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11, doc. 8547, pp. 1-24, Klagenfurt, 2002

S2) Saponara, S et al., “Data transfer and storage complexity analysis of the AVC/JVT Codec on a tool-by-tool basis”, 4th Meeting of the Joint Video Team (JVT) of ISO/IEC MPEG & ITU-T VCEG, n. JVTD138, 2002