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Adriano Sacco

Junior Technician

Research Line

Systems and Synthetic Biology


CSFT@PoliTo Torino


Corso Trento 21
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Adriano Sacco was born in Palermo on 14th of June 1979. He graduated in Electronics Engineering at the University of Palermo in July 2006. The subject of his degree thesis was the characterisation of UV photodetectors.

From January 2007 to December 2009 he worked in the “Materials and Processes for Micro & Nano Technologies” group of Politecnico di Torino on systems dedicated to laser-based processes (marking, micromachining, welding) and sensors for agrifood industry.

From January 2010 to December 2012 he was PhD student in Electronic Devices at Politecnico di Torino in collaboration with the Center for Space Human Robotics @PoliTO of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT-CSHR). The topic of his research activity is the characterisation of third generation photovoltaic cells based on organic dyes (Dye-sensitized Solar Cells).

Since January 2012 he is working as Junior Technician at the Center for Space Human Robotics @PoliTO of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT-CSHR).

Selected Publications

[1] Qiuping Chen, Gabriele Maccioni, Qiuling Chen, Sergio Ferrero, Luciano Scaltrito, Adriano Sacco, “Fabrication of microstructures on nickel alloy by DPSS laser ablation technique for lab-on-chip applications”, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7762, 776239 (2010); doi:10.1117/12.859992

[2] Andrea Lamberti, Adriano Sacco, Stefano Bianco, Eros Giuri, Marzia Quaglio, Angelica Chiodoni, Elena Tresso, “Microfluidic sealing and housing system for innovative dye sensitized solar cell architecture”, Microelectron. Eng. 88, 2308 (2011); doi:10.1016/j.mee.2010.12.114

[3] Alessandro Chiolerio, Paolo Pandolfi, Gabriele Maccioni, Adriano Sacco, Denis Perrone, Gianmarco Grange, “Real-time temperature measurement during a laser annealing process featuring a microthermocouple array: exploiting nano and micro –metrology”, Microelectron. Eng. 88, 2484 (2011); doi:10.1016/j.mee.2011.02.039

[4] Qiuping Chen, Qiuling Chen, Gabriele Maccioni, Adriano Sacco,  Luciano Scaltrito, Monica Ferraris, Sergio Ferrero, “Fabrication of large-area microfluidics structures on glass by imprinting and diode-pumped solid state laser writing techniques”, Microsyst. Technol. 17, 1611 (2011); doi:10.1007/s00542-011-1348-1

[5] Adriano Sacco, Andrea Lamberti, Marzia Quaglio, Stefano Bianco, Elena Tresso, Anca-Luiza Alexe-Ionescu, Candido F. Pirri, “Electric characterization and modeling of microfluidic-based dye sensitized solar cell”, Int. J. Photoenergy 2012, 216780 (2012); doi:10.1155/2012/216780

[6] Qiuling Chen, Qiuping Chen, Gabriele Maccioni, Adriano Sacco, Sergio Ferrero, Luciano Scaltrito, “Fabrication of microstructures on glass by imprinting in conventional furnace for lab-on-chip application”, Microelectron. Eng 95, 90 (2012); doi:10.1016/j.mee.2012.01.007 

[7] Andrea Lamberti, Marzia Quaglio, Adriano Sacco, Matteo Cocuzza, Candido F. Pirri, “Surface energy tailoring of glass substrate by contact printed PDMS”, Appl. Surf. Sci., in press (2012)

[8] Andrea Lamberti, Rossana Gazia, Adriano Sacco, Stefano Bianco, Marzia Quaglio, Angelica Chiodoni, Elena Tresso, Candido Fabrizio Pirri, “Coral-shaped ZnO nanostructures as Dye Sensitized Solar Cell photoanodes”, Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., in press (2012)


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