For a change…paper published in nuclear medicine

This Summer I started a collaboration with the University of Messina (Italy), on a totally different subject from my physics-related research: nuclear medicine and oncology! Here is the first paper in our series (open access): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40336-019-00342-3 Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) constitute a diverse group of cancers characterized by heterogeneous biological hallmarks and variable behaviour, from slow-growing […]

Two conference papers now published

The two conference papers on #energy efficiency in buildings I presented last May at the conference CLIMA 2019, #Bucharest are now published, with open access: Experimental study of radiator, underfloor, ceiling and air heater systems heat emission performance in TUT nZEB test facility Annual performance analysis of heat emission in radiator and underfloor heating systems […]

New plans for prog rock

Time for an update: I will continue my prog rock project by myself, since everybody else has left (no personal reasons, we’re all still good friends). I have a lot of new material that I shall record in the next weeks; furthermore, some demo recordings with the guys will appear soon on my Soundcloud page. […]

New paper explaining the crack patterns on the surface of heated wood

Our new paper on heated wood seems to confirm our model for a phenomenon that remained unexplained for a few decades. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/fam.2722?af=R Abstract: When a flat sample of medium density fibreboard (MDF) is exposed to radiant heat in an inert atmosphere, primary crack patterns suddenly start to appear over the entire surface before pyrolysis and […]

New paper on energy efficiency published

A new paper on the energy efficiency of buildings (here, ice hockey halls) is now published! Title: Energy analysis in ice hockey arenas and analytical formula for the temperature profile in the ice pad with transient boundary conditions Abstract: The energy efficiency of ice hockey arenas is a central concern for the administrations, as these […]