Pupa Gilbert (née Gelsomina De Stasio)
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  1. A Gal, K Kahil, N Vidavsky, RT DeVol, PUPA Gilbert, P Fratzl, S Weiner, L Addadi. Particle accretion mechanism underlies biological crystal growth from an amorphous precursor phase. Adv Funct Mater, in press, 2014. PDF


  2. RT DeVol, RA Metzler, L Kabalah-Amitai, B Pokroy, Y Politi, A Gal, L Addadi, S Weiner, A Fernandez-Martinez, R Demichelis, JD Gale, J Ihli, FC Meldrum, AZ Blonsky, CE Killian, CB Salling, AT Young, MA Marcus, A Scholl, A Doran, C Jenkins, HA Bechtel, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Oxygen spectromicroscopy and polarization-dependent imaging contrast mapping of calcium carbonate minerals and biominerals.
    J. Phys. Chem. B, in press. PDF


  3. PUPA Gilbert.
    Photoemission spectromicroscopy for the biomineralogist.
    In “Biomineralization Handbook, Characterization of Biominerals and Biomimetic Materials” Gower and E DiMasi Editors, pages 135-151, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. PDF


  4. N Tamura and PUPA Gilbert.
    Microdiffraction of Biominerals.
    In Methods in Enzymology, JJ De Yoreo editor, Vol. 532, Academic Press, Burlington, MA, 2013, pp. 501-531. PDF


  5. IC Olson, AZ Blonsky, N Tamura, M Kunz, B Pokroy, CP Romao, MA White, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Crystal nucleation and near-epitaxial growth in nacre.
    J. Struct. Biol. 184, 454-463 (2013). COVER PDF


  6. IC Olson, RA Metzler, N Tamura, M Kunz, CE Killian, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Crystal lattice tilting in prismatic calcite.
    J. Struct. Biol. 183, 180-190 (2013). PDF


  7. L Kabalah-Amitai, B Mayzel, Y Kauffmann, AN Fitch, L Bloch, PUPA Gilbert, B Pokroy.
    Vaterite crystals contain two interspersed crystal structures.
    Science 340, 454-457 (2013).
    PDF


  8. CJ Johnson, PUPA Gilbert, M Abrecht, KL Baldwin, RE Russell, JA Pedersen, JM Aiken, D McKenzie.
    Low copper and high manganese levels in prion protein plaques.
    Viruses 5, pages 654-662 (2012). PDF


  9. PUPA Gilbert.
    Polarization-dependent Imaging Contrast (PIC) mapping reveals nanocrystal orientation patterns in carbonate biominerals.
    J. Electr. Spectrosc. and Rel. Phenom. special issue on Photoelectron microscopy, Time-resolved pump-probe PES. Eds. M Kiskinova, A Scholl. Vol 185, pages 395-405 (2012). PDF


  10. IC Olson and PUPA Gilbert.
    Aragonite crystal orientation in mollusk shell nacre may depend on temperature. The angle spread of crystalline aragonite tablets records the water temperature at which nacre was deposited by Pinctada margaritifera.
    Faraday Discuss. 159, 421-432 (2012). PDF


  11. AR Konicek, DS Grierson, AV Sumant, TA Friedmann, JP Sullivan, PUPA Gilbert, WG Sawyer, RW Carpick.
    Influence of surface passivation on the friction and wear behavior of ultrananocrystalline diamond and tetrahedral amorphous carbon thin films.
    Physical Review B 85, 155448 (2012). PDF


  12. YUT Gong, CE Killian, IC Olson, NP Appathurai, AL Amasino, MC Martin, LJ Holt, FH Wilt, PUPA Gilbert.
    Phase Transitions in Biogenic Amorphous Calcium Carbonate.
    Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 6088-6093 (2012).
    PDF


  13. IC Olson, R Kozdon, JW Valley, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Mollusk Shell Nacre Ultrastructure Correlates with Environmental Temperature and Pressure.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 7351-7358 (2012).
    COVER PDF


  14. RSK Lam, RA Metzler, PUPA Gilbert, E Beniash.
    Anisotropy of Chemical Bonds in Collagen Molecules Studied by X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Structure (XANES) Spectroscopy.
    ACS Chemical Biology 7, 476-480 (2012). PDF


  15. PUPA Gilbert and FH Wilt, Molecular Aspects of Biomineralization of the Echinoderm Endoskeleton, pages 199-224, in Molecular Biomineralization: Aquatic Organisms Forming Extraordinary Materials, edited by WEG Müller, Springer, Heidelberg, 199-224 (2011). PDF


  16. PUPA Gilbert, A Young, SN Coppersmith.
    Measurement of c-axis angular orientation in calcite (CaCO3) nanocrystals using X-ray absorption spectroscopy.
    Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 11350-11355 (2011). PDF


  17. CE Killian, RA Metzler, YT Gong, TH Churchill, IC Olson, V Trubetskoy, MB Christensen, JH Fournelle, F De Carlo, S Cohen, J Mahamid, FH Wilt, A Scholl, A Young, A Doran, FH Wilt, SN Coppersmith, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Self-sharpening mechanism of the sea urchin tooth.
    Adv. Funct. Mater. 21, 682-690 (2011). COVER PDF


  18. L Yang, CE Killian, M Kunz, N Tamura, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Biomineral nanoparticles are space-filling.
    R. Soc. Chem. - Nanoscale 3, 603-609 (2011).
    PDF


  19. AV Radha, TZ Forbes, CE Killian, PUPA Gilbert, and A Navrotsky.
    Transformation and crystallization energetics of synthetic and biogenic amorphous calcium carbonate.
    Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 107, 16438-16443 (2010).
    PDF


  20. RA Metzler, GA Tribello, M Parrinello, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Asprich peptides are occluded in calcite and permanently disorder biomineral crystals.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 11585-11591 (2010). PDF


  21. RA Metzler, JS Evans, CE Killian, D. Zhou, TH Churchill, N Appathurai, SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert.
    Nacre Protein Fragment Templates Lamellar Aragonite Growth.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 6329-6334 (2010).
    PDF


  22. CK Boyce, M Abrecht, D Zhou, PUPA Gilbert.
    X-ray photoelectron emission spectromicroscopic analysis of arborescent lycopsid cell wall composition and Carboniferous coal ball preservation.
    Int. J. Coal Geol. 83, 146-153 (2010). PDF


  23. CE Killian, RA Metzler, YUT Gong, IC Olson, J Aizenberg, Y Politi, FH Wilt, A Scholl, A Young, A Doran, M Kunz, N Tamura, SN Coppersmith, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Mechanism of calcite co-orientation in the sea urchin tooth.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 18404-18409 (2009).
    PDF


  24. CJ Johnson, PUPA Gilbert, D McKenzie, JA Pedersen, JM Aiken.
    Ultraviolet-ozone Treatment Reduces Levels of Disease-associated Prion Protein and Prion Infectivity.
    BioMed Central Research Notes 2, 121-1/5 (2009). PDF


  25. E Beniash, RA Metzler, RSK Lam, and PUPA Gilbert.
    Transient amorphous calcium phosphate in forming enamel.
    J. Struct. Biol. 166, 133-143 (2009).
    PDF SI cover


  26. Yurong Ma, Barbara Aichmayer, Oskar Paris, Peter Fratzl, Anders Meibom, RA Metzler, Yael Politi, Lia Addadi, PUPA Gilbert and Steve Weiner.
    The grinding tip of the sea urchin tooth: exquisite control over calcite crystal orientation and Mg distribution.
    Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 6048-6053 (2009).
    PDF SI NYT article on this work


  27. SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert, RA Metzler.
    Theoretical characterization of a model of aragonite crystal orientation in red abalone nacre.
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42, 125101 (2009). PDF


  28. LCW MacLean, T Tyliszczak, PUPA Gilbert, D Zhou, TJ Pray, TC Onstott, G Southam.
    A high-resolution chemical and structural study of framboidal pyrite formed within a low-temperature bacterial biofilm.
    Geobiology 6, 471-480 (2008). Abstract


  29. PUPA Gilbert, RA Metzler, D Zhou, A Scholl, A Doran, A Young, M Kunz, N Tamura, SN Coppersmith.
    Gradual Ordering in Red Abalone Nacre.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 17519-17527 (2008).
    PDF SI


  30. Y Politi, RA Metzler, M Abrecht, B Gilbert, FH Wilt, I Sagi, L Addadi, S Weiner, PUPA Gilbert.
    Mechanism of transformation of amorphous calcium carbonate into calcite in the sea urchin larval spicule.
    Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 17362-17366 (2008).
    PDF SI


  31. D Zhou, RA Metzler, T Tyliszczak, J Guo, M Abrecht, SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert.
    Assignment of polarization-dependent peaks in carbon K-edge spectra from biogenic and geologic aragonite.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 13128-13135 (2008). PDF


  32. AR Konicek, DS Grierson, PUPA Gilbert, WG Sawyer, AV Sumant, RW Carpick.
    Origin of ultra-low friction and wear in ultrananocrystalline diamond.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 235502-1/4 (2008). PDF Also highlighted in Science 321, 16-17 (2008). PDF


  33. RA Metzler, IW Kim, K Delak, JS Evans, D Zhou, E Beniash, FH Wilt, M Abrecht, J-W Chiou, J Guo, SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert.
    Probing the Organic-Mineral Interface at the Molecular Level in Model Biominerals.
    Langmuir 24, 2680-2687 (2008). PDF SI


  34. RA Metzler, D Zhou, M Abrecht, J-W Chiou, J Guo, D Ariosa, SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert.
    Polarization-dependent imaging contrast in abalone shells.
    Phys. Rev. B. 77, 064110-1/9 (2008). PDF


  35. G Pereira, A Lachenwitzer, YR Li, M Kasrai, GM Bancroft, PR Norton, M Abrecht, PUPA Gilbert, T Regier, YF Hu, L Zuin.
    Chemical and mechanical analysis of tribofilms formed from fully formulated oils. Part 2 - Films on Al-Si alloy (A383).
    Tribology 1, 105-112 (2007). PDF


  36. DS Grierson, AV Sumant, AR Konicek, M Abrecht, J Birrell, O Auciello, JA Carlisle, TW Scharf, MT Dugger, PUPA Gilbert, RW Carpick.
    Tribochemistry and material transfer for the ultrananocrystalline diamond-silicon nitride interface revealed by x-ray photoelectron emission spectromicroscopy.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 25, 1700-1705 (2007). PDF


  37. M Nicholls, MN Najman, Z Zhang, M Kasrai, PR Norton, PUPA Gilbert.
    The Contribution of XANES Spectroscopy to Tribology.
    Can. J. Chem. 85, 816-830 (2007). PDF


  38. RA Metzler, M Abrecht, RM Olabisi, D Ariosa, CJ Johnson, BH Frazer, SN Coppersmith, PUPA Gilbert.
    Columnar Nacre Architecture and Possible Formation Mechanism.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 268102-1/4 (2007).
    PDF Also featured in Science 317, 175 (2007). PDF


  39. G Pereira, A Lachenwitzer, M Kasrai, GM Bancroft, PR Norton, M Abrecht, PUPA Gilbert, T Regier, RIR Blyth, J Thompson.
    Chemical and mechanical analysis of tribofilms from fully formulated oils. Part 1 - Films on 52100 steel.
    Tribology 1, 48-61 (2007). PDF


  40. G Pereira, A Lachenwitzer, M Kasrai, PR Norton, TW Capehart, TA Perry, Y-T Cheng, BH Frazer, PUPA Gilbert.
    A multi-technique characterization of ZDDP antiwear films formed on Al (Si) alloy (A383) under various conditions.
    Tribology Letters 26, 103-117 (2007). PDF


  41. AV Sumant, PUPA Gilbert, DS Grierson, AR Konicek, M Abrecht, JE Butler, T Feygelson, SS Rotter, RW Carpick.
    Surface composition, bonding, and morphology in the nucleation and growth of ultra-thin, high quality nanocrystalline diamond films.
    Diam. Relat. Mater. 16, 718-724 (2007). PDF


  42. PUPA Gilbert and W Haeberli.
    Experiments on subtractive color mixing with a spectrophotometer.
    Am. J. Phys. 75, 313-319 (2007). PDF


  43. RA Metzler, RM Olabisi, M Abrecht, D Ariosa, CJ Johnson, B Gilbert, BH Frazer, SN Coppersmith, and PUPA Gilbert.
    XANES in Nanobiology.
    In: American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, Volume 882, X-RAY ABSORPTION FINE STRUCTURE - XAFS13: 13th International Conference, Stanford, California (USA), 9-14 July 2006, edited by B. Hedman and P. Pianetta, p. 51-55 (2007). PDF


  44. G Pereira, A Lachenwitzer, D Munoz-Paniagua, M Kasrai, PR Norton, M Abrecht, PUPA Gilbert.
    The role of the cation in antiwear films formed from ZDDP on 52100 Steel.
    Tribology Letters 23, 109-119 (2006). PDF


  45. G De Stasio, D Rajesh, JM Ford, MJ Daniels, RJ Erhardt, BH Frazer, T Tyliszczak, MK Gilles, RL Conhaim, SP Howard, JF Fowler, François Estève, and MP Mehta.
    Motexafin-Gadolinium Taken Up in Vitro by at Least 90% of Glioblastoma Cell Nuclei
    Clinical Cancer Research 12, 206-213 (2006). PDF


  46. MA Nicholls, PR Norton, GM Bancroft, M Kasrai, G De Stasio, LM Wiese.
    Spatially resolved nanoscale chemical and mechanical characterization of ZDDP antiwear films on aluminum-silicon alloys under cylinder/bore wear conditions.
    Tribology Letters 18, 261-278 (2005). PDF


  47. PUPA Gilbert, BH Frazer and M Abrecht.
    The organic-mineral interface in biominerals.
    Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. In: Molecular Geomicrobiology. Vol 59. JF Banfield, KH Nealson, J. Cervini-Silva (eds), Mineralogical Society of America, Washington DC, p 157-185 (2005).
    PDF


  48. G De Stasio, MA Schmitt, SH Gellman.
    Spectromicroscopy at the Organic-Inorganic Interface in Biominerals.
    Quantitative approaches towards biogeochemistry: processes, scaling and interfaces. A. Lüttge, R. Rye, P. G. Conrad (eds), Am. J. Sci. 305, 673-686 (2005). COVER PDF


  49. G De Stasio, D Rajesh, P Casalbore, MJ Daniels, RJ. Erhardt, BH Frazer, LM Wiese, KL Richter, BR Sonderegger, B Gilbert, S Schaub, RJ Cannara, JF Crawford, MK Gilles, T Tyliszczak, JF Fowler, LM Larocca, SP Howard, D Mercanti, MP Mehta, and R Pallini.
    Are Gadolinium Contrast Agents Suitable for Gadolinium Neutron Capture Therapy?
    Neurological Research 27, 387-398 (2005). PDF


  50. G Pereira, A Lachenwitzer, MA Nicholls, M Kasrai, PR Norton, Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Chemical characterization and nanomechanical properties of antiwear films fabricated from ZDDP on a near hypereutectic Al-Si alloy.
    Tribology Letters 18, 411-427 (2005). PDF


  51. MA Nicholls, GM Bancroft, M Kasrai, PR Norton, BH Frazer, Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Improvement of PEEM images from thick inhomogeneous antiwear films using a thin Pt coating.
    Tribology Letters 18, 453-462 (2005). PDF


  52. MN Najman, M Kasrai, GM Bancroft, BH Frazer and G De Stasio.
    The correlation of microchemical properties to antiwear (AW) performance in ashless thiophosphate oil additives.
    Tribology Letters, Vol. 17, No. 4, 811-822 (2004). PDF


  53. MA Nicholls, PR Norton, GM Bancroft, M Kasrai, T Do, BH Frazer and G De Stasio.
    Nanometer scale chemomechanical characterization of antiwear films.
    Tribology Letters 17(2), 205-216 (2004). PDF


  54. MA Nicholls, GM Bancroft, R Norton, M Kasrai, Gelsomina De Stasio, BH Frazer and LM Wiese.
    Chemomechanical properties of antiwear films using X-ray absorption microscopy and nanoindentation techniques.
    Tribology Letters 17(2), 245-259 (2004). PDF


  55. BH Frazer, M Girasole, LM Wiese, T Franz and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Spectromicroscope for the PHotoelectron Imaging of Nanostructures with X-rays (SPHINX): performance in biology, medicine and geology.
    Ultramicroscopy 99, 87-94 (2004). PDF


  56. CS Chan*, G De Stasio*, SA Welch, M Girasole, BH Frazer, M Nesterova, S Fakra, JF Banfield.
    Microbial polysaccharides template assembly of nanocrystal fibers, *Equal contributors.
    Science 303, 1656-1658 (2004).
    PDF SOM Commentary


  57. Gelsomina De Stasio, Bradley H Frazer, Marco Girasole, Lisa M Wiese, Ewa K Krasnowska, Giulia Greco, Annalucia Serafino, and Tiziana Parasassi.
    Imaging the cell surface: argon sputtering to expose inner cell structures.
    Microsc. Res. Tech. 63, 115- 121 (2004). PDF


  58. B. Frazer, B. Sonderegger, B. Gilbert, K. Richter, C. Salt, L. Wiese, D. Rajesh, S. Howard, J. Fowler, M. Mehta, G. De Stasio.
    Mapping of physiological and trace elements with X-PEEM.
    Journal De Physique IV 104, 349 (2003). PDF


  59. Gelsomina De Stasio, Bradley H. Frazer, Benjamin Gilbert, Katherine L. Richter and John W. Valley.
    Compensation of charging in X-PEEM: a successful test on mineral inclusions in 4.4 Ga old zircon.
    Ultramicroscopy 98, 57-62 (2003). PDF


  60. Bradley H. Frazer, Benjamin Gilbert, Brandon R. Sonderegger, and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    The probing depth of total electron yield in the sub keV range: TEY-XAS and X-PEEM
    Surface Science 537, 161-167 (2003). PDF


  61. B. Gilbert, B. H. Frazer, F. Naab, J. Fournelle, J.W. Valley and G. De Stasio.
    X-ray absorption spectroscopy of silicates for in situ sub-micrometer mineral identification.
    American Mineralogist 88, 763-769 (2003). PDF


  62. K. Masenelli-Varlot, M.Kasrai, G.M.Bancroft, G.De Stasio, B.Gilbert, E.S.Yamaguchi, and P.R. Ryason.
    Spatial distribution of the chemical species generated under rubbing from ZDDP and dispersed potassium triborate.
    Tribology Letters 14 (3), 157-166 (2003). PDF


  63. B. Gilbert, B.H. Frazer, A. Belz, P. Conrad, K. H. Nealson, D. Haskel, J.C. Lang, G. Srajer and G. De Stasio.
    Multiple scattering calculations of bonding and X-ray absorption spectroscopy of manganese oxides.
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 107, 2839-2847 (2003). PDF


  64. B. Gilbert, B. H. Frazer, H. Zhang, F. Huang, J. F. Banfield, D. Haskel, J. C. Lang, G. Srajer and G. De Stasio.
    X-ray absorption spectroscopy of the cubic and hexagonal polytypes of zinc sulfide.
    Phys. Rev. B 66, 245205-1-245205-6 (2002). PDF


  65. B. H. Frazer, Benjamin Gilbert, and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    X-ray absorption microscopy of aqueous samples
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73, 1373- (2002).


  66. B. Gilbert, G. Margaritondo, D. Mercanti, P. Casalbore, and G. De Stasio.
    Synchrotron spectromicroscopy in medicine and biology.
    Journal of Alloys & Compounds. 328(1-2) 8-13 (2001). PDF


  67. B. Gilbert, G. Margaritondo, S. Douglas, K. H. Nealson, R. F. Edgerton, G. Rempfer, and G. De Stasio.
    XANES microspectroscopy of biominerals with photoconductive charge compensation.
    J. Electr. Spectrosc. and Rel. Phenom. 114/116 (1-3), 1005-1011 (2001). PDF


  68. Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, B. H. Frazer, K. H. Nealson, P. G. Conrad, V. Livi, M. Labrenz, and J. F. Banfield.
    The Multidisciplinarity of Spectromicroscopy: from Geomicrobiology to Archaeology.
    J. Electr. Spectrosc. and Rel Phenom. 114 /116 (1-3), 997-1003 (2001). PDF


  69. Gelsomina De Stasio, Patrizia Casalbore, Roberto Pallini, Benjamin Gilbert, Francesca Sanita’, Maria Teresa Ciotti, Giancarlo Rosi, Armando Festinesi, Luigi Maria Larocca, Alessandro Rinelli, Didier Perret, David W. Mogk, Paolo Perfetti, Minesh P. Mehta, and Delio Mercanti.
    Gadolinium in Human Glioblastoma Cells for Gadolinium Neutron Capture Therapy
    Cancer Research 61, 4272-4277 (2001).
    PDF


  70. M Labrenz, GK Druschel, T Thomsen-Ebert, B Gilbert, SA Welch, KM Kemner, GA Logan, RE Summons, G De Stasio, PL Bond, B Lai, SD Kelly, JF Banfield.
    Sphalerite (ZnS) deposits forming in natural biofilms of sulfate-reducing bacteria.
    Science 290, 1744-47 (2000).
    COVER PDF


  71. B. Gilbert, L. Perfetti, R. Hansen, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, R. Andres, P. Perfetti, and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    UV-Ozone Ashing of Cells and Tissues for Spatially Resolved Trace Element Analysis.
    Front. Biosci. 5, 10-17 (2000). PDF


  72. B. Gilbert, L. Perfetti, O. Fauchoux, J. Redondo, P.-A. Baudat, R. Andres, M. Neumann, S. Steen, D. Gabel, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo, and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    The Spectromicroscopy of Boron in Human Glioblastomas following Administration of BSH.
    Phys. Rev. E 62, 1110-1118 (2000). PDF


  73. B. Gilbert, R. Andres, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo, G. Rempfer and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Charging Phenomena in PEEM Imaging and Spectroscopy
    Ultramicroscopy 83, 123-139 (2000). PDF


  74. Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, T. Nelson, R. Hansen, J. Wallace, D. Mercanti, M. Capozi, P. A. Baudat, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and B. P. Tonner.
    Feasibility Tests of Transmission X-Ray PhotoElectron Emission Microscopy (X-PEEM) of Wet Samples.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 11-14 (2000). PDF


  75. J. N. Cutler, J. H. Sanders, P. J. John, G. De Stasio, B. Gilbert and K. Tan.
    Chemical Characterization of Antiwear Films Generated by Tris-[p-(perfluoroalkylether)phenyl] phosphine using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy.
    WEAR 236, 165-178 (1999). PDF


  76. G. W. Canning, M. L. Suominen Fuller, G. M. Bancroft, M. Kasrai, J.N. Cutler, G. De Stasio and B. Gilbert.
    Spectromicroscopy of tribological films from engine oil additives: part I: films from zddp's.
    Tribology Letters 6, 159-169 (1999). PDF


  77. D. N. McIlroy, Daqing Zhang, Robert M. Cohen, J. Wharton, Yongjun Geng, M. Grant Norton, Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, Luca Perfetti, J. H. Streiff, B. Broocks and Jeanne L. McHale.
    Electronic and Dynamic Studies of Boron Carbide Nanowires.
    Phys. Rev. B 60, 4874-4879 (1999). PDF


  78. Gelsomina De Stasio, Luca Perfetti, B. Gilbert, O. Fauchoux, M. Capozi, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and B. P. Tonner.
    The MEPHISTO Spectromicroscope Reaches 20 nm Lateral Resolution.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 70, 1740-1742 (1999).
    PDF


  79. Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, L. Perfetti, R. Hansen, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, R. Andres, V. E. White, P. Perfetti, and G. Margaritondo.
    Cell Ashing for Trace Element Analysis: a New Approach Based on UV/Ozone.
    Anal. Biochem. 266, 174-180 (1999). PDF


  80. D. Zhang, D. N. McIlroy, W. L. O'Brien, and G. De Stasio.
    The Chemical and Morphological Properties of Boron-Carbide Alloys as Determined by Imaging Photoelectron Spectromicroscopy.
    Journal of Materials Science 33, 4911-4915 (1998).


  81. Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, Luca Perfetti, T. Nelson, M. Capozi, P. A. Baudat, F. Cerrina, P. Perfetti, B. P. Tonner and G. Margaritondo.
    Soft-X-Ray Transmission Photoelectron Spectromicroscopy with the MEPHISTO System.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 3106-3108 (1998). PDF


  82. B. Gilbert, J. Redondo, P-A. Baudat, G. F. Lorusso, R. Andres, E. G. Van Meir, M-F. Hamou, T. Suda, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, T. C. Droubay, B. P. Tonner, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Spectromicroscopy of Boron for the Optimization of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) for Cancer.
    J. Phys. D 31, 2642-2647 (1998). PDF


  83. G. F. Lorusso, Gelsomina De Stasio, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti, D. Perret, A. Merbach, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    High Sensitivity Quantitative Analysis of Cobalt Uptake in Rat Cerebellar Granule Cells with and without Excitatory Amino Acids.
    Neurosci. Lett. 248, 9-12 (1998). PDF


  84. Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, G. F. Lorusso, P. A. Baudat, T. C. Droubay, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and B. P. Tonner.
    MEPHISTO: Performance Tests of a Novel Synchrotron Imaging Photoelectron Spectromicroscope.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 2062- 2067 (1998).


  85. Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, T. C. Droubay, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, G. F. Lorusso, R. Andres, T. Suda, P. Perfetti, B. P. Tonner and G. Margaritondo.
    The Effect of Ashing on Cells: Spectromicroscopy of Physiological Elements.
    Anal. Biochem. 252, 106-109 (1997). PDF


  86. G. F. Lorusso, G. De Stasio, D. Perret, R. Andres, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, L. Milazzo, P. Casalbore and G. Margaritondo.
    Quantitative characterization of time dependence of boron uptake by brain cells.
    In "Advances in Neutron Capture Ther-apy", B. Larsson, J. Crawford And R. Weinreich Eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 330-333 (1997).


  87. R. Andres, G. De Stasio, G. F. Lorusso, J. Redondo, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, and G. Margaritondo.
    Boron Chemical Status after Incineration Studied by Spectromicroscopy.
    In "Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy", B. Larsson, J. Crawford And R. Weinreich Eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 326-329 (1997).


  88. G. De Stasio, B. Gilbert, R. Andres, G. F. Lorusso, J. Redondo, E. G. Van Meir, J.-F. Brunet, T. C. Droubay, B. P. Tonner, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, T. Suda, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Synchrotron Spectromicroscopy for Microchemical Analysis of Boron in Rat Brain Tumor treated with BSH.
    In "Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy", B. Larsson, J. Crawford And R. Weinreich Eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 321-325 (1997).


  89. G. F. Lorusso, Gelsomina De Stasio, P. Casalbore, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, A. Cricenti, R. Generosi, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Photoemission Analysis of Chemical Differences Between Membrane and Cytoplasm of Neuronal Cell.
    J. Phys. D 30, 1794-1799 (1997). PDF


  90. Gelsomina De Stasio and G. Margaritondo.
    Photoelectron Spectromicroscopy with Synchrotron Radiation: Applications to Neurobiology.
    In Spectromicroscopy with VUV Photons and X-Rays, special issue of J. Electr. Spectr. and Rel. Phenom., H. Ade, Ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 137-147 (1997). PDF


  91. G. De Stasio.
    New Possibilities Opened by Synchrotron Spectro-microscopy in Neurobiology.
    Acta Physica Polonica A91, 715-721 (1997).


  92. G. Margaritondo and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Synchrotron Spectromicroscopy for the Life Sciences: General Considerations and Special Procedures.
    In Int. J. Imaging Sys. and Technol. 8, 188-203 (1997). PDF


  93. A. Cricenti, Gelsomina De Stasio, R. Generosi, M. A. Scarselli, P. Perfetti, M. T. Ciotti, D. Mercanti, P. Casalbore and G. Margaritondo.
    Native and Modified Uncoated Neurons Observed with Atomic Force Microscopy.
    Vuoto 25, 98-100 (1996).


  94. G. F. Lorusso, Gelsomina De Stasio, B. P. Tonner, M. T. Ciotti, D. Mercanti, S. Pochon and G. Margaritondo.
    Surface and Bulk Analysis of Zinc Uptake by Brain Cells.
    Proceedings of the '6th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, ECASIA 95', H. J. Mathieu, B. Rheil and D. Briggs Eds., Wiley Chichester, 412-15 (1996).


  95. A. Cricenti, Gelsomina De Stasio, R. Generosi, M. A. Scarselli, P. Perfetti, M. T. Ciotti, D. Mercanti, P. Casalbore and G. Margaritondo.
    Native and Modified Uncoated Neurons Observed by Atomic Force Microscopy.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A14, 1741-6 (1996).


  96. Cricenti, G. De Stasio, R. Generosi, M. A. Scarselli, P. Perfetti, M. T. Ciotti and D. Mercanti.
    Atomic Force Microscopy Observation of Native Neurons and Modifications Induced by Glutamate.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B14, 1395-98 (1996).


  97. Gelsomina De Stasio, S. Pochon, G. F. Lorusso, B. P. Tonner, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti, Nino Oddo, Paolo Galli, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Zinc Uptake by Brain Cells: "Surface" vs "Bulk".
    J. Phys. D 29, 2209-15 (1996). PDF


  98. Gelsomina De Stasio, G. F. Lorusso T. Droubay, M. Kohli, P. Muralt, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo T. F. Kelly and B. P. Tonner.
    An Electron Imaging Approach to Soft-X- Ray Transmission Microscopy.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 67, 737-741 (1996).


  99. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, T. C. Droubay, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and B. P. Tonner.
    Synchrotron Spectromicroscopy of Cobalt Accumulation in Granule Cells, Glial Cells and GABAergic Neurons.
    J. Phys. D 29, 259-262 (1996). PDF


  100. Gelsomina De Stasio, A. Cricenti, R. Generosi D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, P. Casalbore, G. Margaritondo and P. Perfetti.
    Neurone Decapping Characterization by Atomic Force Microscopy.
    NeuroReport 7, 65-68 (1995). PDF


  101. G. Margaritondo, J. Almeida, and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Recent Progress in Synchrotron Radiation Spectroscopy and Spectromicroscopy.
    J. Jpn. Soc. Synch. Radiat. Res. 8, 521-532 (1995).


  102. Tiziana dell'Orto, J. Almeida, C. Coluzza, E. Conforto, Gelsomina De Stasio, G. Margaritondo, G. Paic, A. Braem, F. Piuz and B. P. Tonner.
    Laterally Resolved Measurements of Cesium Iodide Quantum Yield.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A13, 2787-2790 (1995).


  103. A. Cricenti, Gelsomina De Stasio R. Generosi, P. Perfetti, M. T. Ciotti, and D. Mercanti.
    Atomic Force Microscopy of Neuron Networks.
    Scanning Microsc. 9, 695-700 (1995).


  104. Y. Hwu, C. Y. Tung, Y. I. Pieh, S. D. Lee, P. Alméras, F. Gozzo, H. Berger, G. Margaritondo, Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Mercanti and M. T. Ciotti.
    First Spectromicroscopic Tests at the Taiwan Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (SSRC): Chemical and Topographic Microimaging of Layered Systems.
    Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 361, 349-53 (1995).


  105. G. Margaritondo, G. De Stasio, and C. Coluzza.
    Photoemission Spectromicroscopy in Materials Science and in Neurobiology.
    J. Electr. Spectrosc. 72, 281-287 (1995). PDF


  106. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Desloge, W. P. Skoczylas, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, G. Margaritondo and G. F. Rempfer.
    Low Energy Electron Microscopy (LEEM) Imaging of a Neuron Network.
    Physica Scripta 51,411-412 (1995). PDF


  107. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Dunham, B. P. Tonner, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Application of Photoelectron Spectromicroscopy to a Systematic Study of Toxic and Natural Elements in Neurons.
    J. Synch. Rad. 2, 106-112 (1995). PDF


  108. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, T. C. Droubay, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo and B. P. Tonner.
    Synchrotron Spectromicroscopy in Biophysics: Specificity of Metal Uptake by Neurons.
    Europhys. Lett. 28, 283-287 (1994). PDF


  109. A. Abrami, D. Alfe', S. Antonini, M. Bernardini, M. Bertolo, C. J. Bocchetta, D. Bulfone, F. Cargnello, F. Dalcon, S. Di Fonzo, S. Fontana, A. Galimberti, M. Giannini, W. Jark, A. Massarotti, F. Mazzolini, M. Puglisi, R. Richter, A. Rindi, R. Rosei, C. Rubbia, D. Tommasini, A. Savoia, G. Viani, R. P. Walker, A. Wrulich, C. Coluzza, T. dell'Orto, F. Gozzo, G. Margaritondo, Gelsomina De Stasio, P. Perfetti, M. Gentili, M. T. Ciotti, and D. Mercanti.
    First Experimental Tests at the New Synchrotron Radiation Facility ELETTRA in Trieste.
    Nucl. Instrum. Methods A349, 609-613 (1994). PDF


  110. Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Synchrotron Radiation Spectromicroscopy: Recent Results in Neurobiology.
    Journal de Physique IV 4, C9-287-292 (1994). PDF


  111. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, D. Dunham, T. C. Droubay, B. P. Tonner, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Aluminum in Rat Primary Cultures: Glial Cells and GABAergic Neurons.
    NeuroReport 5, 1973 (1994).


  112. T. dell'Orto, Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, C. Ottaviani, C. Quaresima and P. Perfetti.
    Band Offset Formation in the a-Si/Si(111) Homojunction by a CaF2 Intralayer.
    Vuoto XXIII, 65 (1994).


  113. Gelsomina De Stasio and G. Margaritondo.
    Photoemission Spectromicroscopy.
    In New Directions in Research with Third-Generation Soft X-Ray Synchrotron Radiation Sources, A. S. Schlachter and F. J. Wuilleumier Eds., NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, p. 299-313 (1994).


  114. Gelsomina De Stasio, F. Cerrina, B. P. Tonner, D. Mercanti, and G. Margaritondo.
    Spectromicroscopy in Biophysics.
    In"Life Chemistry Reports", Vol. 11, pp. 79-95. Harwood Academic Publishers GmbH, Malaysia (1994).


  115. C. Capasso, W. Ng, A. K. Ray-Chaudhuri, S. H. Liang, R. K. Cole, Z. Y. Guo, J. Wallace, J. Underwood, R. Perera, J. Kortright, Gelsomina De Stasio and G. Margaritondo.
    Scanning Photoemission Microscopy on MAXIMUM Reaches 0.1 Micron Resolution.
    Surf. Sci. 287, 1046-1050 (1993). PDF


  116. G. Margaritondo, F. Cerrina, N. H. Tolk and Gelsomina De Stasio.
    Non-Linear Optics, Fluorescence, Spectromicroscopy, Stimulated Desorption: We Need LCLS' Brightness and Time Scale!
    Workshop on Scientific Applications of Short Wavelength Coherent Light Sources, SLAC Report 414, 65-90 (1993). PDF


  117. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Dunham, B. P. Tonner, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, C. Coluzza, P. Perfetti, and G. Margaritondo.
    Aluminum in Rat Cerebellar Neural Cultures.
    NeuroReport 4, 1175-1178 (1993).


  118. Gelsomina De Stasio, P. Perfetti, W. Ng, A. K. Ray-Chaudhuri, S. H. Liang, S. Singh, R. K. Cole, Z. Y. Guo, J. Wallace, C. Capasso, F. Cerrina, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, F. Gozzo, and G. Margaritondo.
    Scanning Photoemission Spectro-microscopy of Neurons.
    Phys. Rev. E 48, 1478-1482 (1993). PDF


  119. T. dell'Orto, Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, C. Ottaviani, C. Quaresima and P. Perfetti.
    Band Offset Formation in the a-Si/Si(111) Homojunction by a CaF2 Intralayer.
    Phys. Rev. B 48, 8823-8826 (1993). PDF


  120. T. dell'Orto, Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, C. Ottaviani, C. Quaresima, P. Perfetti, Y. Hwu, and G. Margaritondo.
    Temperature Dependence of Heterojunction Band Offset: Si on InP(110).
    Phys. Rev. B 48, 8035-9 (1993).


  121. Tiziana dell'Orto, Gelsomina De Stasio, M. Capozi, C. Ottaviani, C. Quaresima, P. Perfetti, Y. Hwu, and G. Margaritondo.
    Search for Photoinduced Dipoles at Heterojunction Interfaces.
    Appl. Surf. Sci., 65/66, 789-794 (1993). PDF


  122. Gelsomina De Stasio, P. Perfetti, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, S. Hardcastle, S. F. Koranda, B. P. Tonner, C. Capasso, W. Ng, A. K. Ray-Chaudhuri, S. Liang, S. Singh, F. Cerrina, and G. Margaritondo.
    Photoemission Spectromicroscopies of Neurons.
    In "Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics", Proceedings of the 10th VUV conference, edited by F. J. Wuilleumier, Y. Petroff and I. Nenner, World Scientific, Singapore, p.534-543 (1993).


  123. Gelsomina De Stasio, S. Hardcastle, S. F. Koranda, B. P. Tonner, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti, P. Perfetti and G. Margaritondo.
    Photoemission Spectromicroscopy of Neurons.
    Phys. Rev. E 47, 2117-2121 (1993). PDF


  124. G. Zolese, I. Giambanco, G. Curatola, Gelsomina De Stasio, and R. Donato.
    Time Resolved Fluorescence of S-100a Protein in the Absence and Presence of Calcium and Phospholipids.
    Biochimica Biophysica Acta 1162, 47-53 (1993). PDF


  125. Gelsomina De Stasio, P. Perfetti, N. Oddo, P. Galli, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti, S. F. Koranda, S. Hardcastle, B. P. Tonner and G. Margaritondo.
    Metal Uptake in Neuron Cultures: a Systematic Study.
    NeuroReport 3, 965 (1992). PDF


  126. M. Marsi, Gelsomina De Stasio, and G. Margaritondo.
    Local Nature of Artificial Homojunction Band Discontinuities.
    J. Appl. Phys. 72, 1443-1445 (1992). PDF


  127. Gelsomina De Stasio, S. F. Koranda, B. P. Tonner, G. R. Harp, Delio Mercanti, M. Teresa Ciotti and G. Margaritondo.
    X-ray Secondary Emission Microscopy (XSEM) of Neurons.
    Europhys. Lett. 19, 655-659 (1992). PDF


  128. Gelsomina De Stasio, A. M. Giusti, T. Parasassi, G. Ravagnan, and O. Sapora.
    Time Resolved Experiments in the Frequency Domain Using Synchrotron Radiation.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 63, 1393 (1992). PDF


  129. Gelsomina De Stasio, D. Rioux, G. Margaritondo, D. Mercanti, L. Trasatti, and C. Moore.
    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Images of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) During Replication.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A9(4), 2319-2321 (1991). PDF


  130. D. Mercanti, Gelsomina De Stasio, M. T. Ciotti, C. Capasso, W. Ng, A. K. Ray- Chaudhuri, S. H. Liang, R. K. Cole, Z. Y. Guo, J. Wallace, G. Margaritondo, F. Cerrina, J. Underwood, R. Perera, and J. Kortright.
    Photoelectron Microscopy in the Life Sciences: Imaging Neuron Networks.
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A9, 1320-22 (1991). PDF


  131. T. Parasassi, Gelsomina De Stasio, G. Ravagnan, R. M. Rush and E. Gratton.
    Quantitation of Lipid Phases in Mixed Phospholipid Vesicles by Generalized Polarization of Laurdan Fluorescence.
    Biophys. J. 60, 179-189 (1991). PDF


  132. Gelsomina De Stasio, C. Capasso, W. Ng, A. K. Ray-Chaudhuri, S. H. Liang, R. K. Cole, Z. Y. Guo, J. Wallace, G. Margaritondo and F. Cerrina, J. Underwood, R. Perera and J. Kortright, D. Mercanti, M. T. Ciotti, and A. Stecchi.
    High Resolution Photoelectron Microimaging of Neuron Networks.
    Europhys. Lett. 16 (4), 411-414 (1991). PDF


  133. Gelsomina De Stasio, N. Zema, A. Savoia, T. Parasassi, N. Rosato and F. Antonangeli.
    Plastique: a Synchrotron Radiation Beam Line for Time Resolved Fluorescence in the Frequency Domain.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 62, 1670-1671 (1991). PDF


  134. T. Parasassi, Gelsomina De Stasio, R. M. Rush and E. Gratton.
    A Photophysical Model for 1.6-Diphenyl-1,3,5-Hexatriene Decay in Solvents and in Phospholipid Vesicles.
    Biophys. J. 59, 466-475 (1991).


  135. T. Parasassi, O. Sapora, A. M. Giusti, Gelsomina De Stasio and G. Ravagnan.
    Alterations in Erythrocyte Membrane Lipids Induced by Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation as Detected by 1,6-Diphenyl-1,3,5-Hexatriene Fluorescence Lifetime Distribution.
    Int. J. of Radiat. Biol. 59, 59-69 (1991).


  136. Gelsomina De Stasio, G. Margaritondo, C. Capasso, and F. Cerrina.
    X-Ray Photoemission Enters the Life Sciences.
    X-Ray and Inner Shell Processes, edited by T. A. Carlson, M. O. Krause, and S. T. Manson, Knoxville, TN, p. 231-241 (1990). PDF


  137. T. Parasassi, Gelsomina De Stasio, A. D'Ubaldo, and E. Gratton.
    Phase Fluctuation in Phospholipid Membranes, Revealed by Laurdan Fluorescence.
    Biophys. J. 57, 1179- 86 (1990). PDF


  138. Gelsomina De Stasio, W. Ng, A. K. Ray-Chaudhuri, R. K. Cole, Z. Y. Guo, J. Wallace, G. Margaritondo, F. Cerrina, J. Underwood, R. Perera, J. Kortright, D. Mercanti, and M. T. Ciotti.
    Scanning Photoelectron microscopy with undulator radiation: a successful test on uncoated neurons.
    Nucl. Instr. Meth. A294, 351-354 (1990). PDF


  139. T. Parasassi, G. De Stasio, A. Miccheli, F. Bruno, F. Conti and E. Gratton.
    Abscisic Acid Induced Microheterogeneity in Phospholipid Vesicles. A Fluorescence Study.
    Biophys. Chem. 35, 65-73 (1990). PDF