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Paolo Ferrari

Adjunct professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"

Publications

Caratterizzazione di impianti

Radiation facilities studies

P. Ferrari, G. M. Contessa, F. Moro et al. "Sorgentina-RF Fusion Neutron Plant: Preliminary Design of the Bioshielding In Compliance With Dose Constraints For Workers Exposure" (2022) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, September 2022

C. Sartorio et al. "Preliminary Assessment of Radiolysis for the Cooling Water System in the Rotating Target of SORGENTINA-RF" (2022) Environments-MDPI, Volume 9, Issue 8, Agosto 2022, article 106

G.M. Contessa, N. Terranova. T. Pinna, D.N. Dongiovanni, M. D'Arienzo, F. Moro, P. Ferrari, A. Pietropaolo and The SRF Collaboration "Risk Management of a Fusion Facility: Radiation Protection and Safety Integrated Approach for the Sorgentina-RF Project" (2022) Environments-MDPI, Volume 9, Issue 8, Giugno 2022, article 71

R. Pergreffi, F. Rocchi, A. Guglielmelli, P. Ferrari "Gamma dose rates from a spent UO2 fuel Assembly: Calculations vs measurements" Annals of Nuclear Energy, Volume 165, January (2022), 108755

A. Pietropaolo et al.  "SORGENTINA-RF project: fusion neutrons for 99 Mo medical radioisotope: SORGENTINA-RF" Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2021) 136 (11) article 1140

G. M. Contessa , M. D’Arienzo, M. Frisoni, P. Ferrari, R. Panichi, F. Moro, A. Pietropaolo "Preliminary evaluations of the environmental impact for the production of 99Mo by fusion neutrons" Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2021) 136:637

Vadrucci, M., Ferrari, P., Borgognoni, F., Campani, L."The REX irradiation facility and its applications"(2019) Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, 930, pp. 126-131.

Ferrari, P., Vadrucci, M., Ampollini, A., Campani, L., Picardi, L., Ronsivalle, C., Mariotti, F."Preliminary study of neutron field in top-implart proton therapy beam"(2018) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 180 (1-4), pp. 360-364.

Borgognoni, F., Vadrucci, M., Bazzano, G., Ferrari, P., Massa, S., Moretti, R., Calvitti, M., Ronsivalle, C., Moriani, A., Picardi, L."X-ray sterilization of insects and microorganisms for cultural heritage applications"(2017) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 406, pp. 309-313.

Ceccolini, E., Ferrari, P., Castelluccio, D.M., Mostacci, D., Sumini, M."The effect of x-ray scattering by water in the irradiation of cell cultures for the dosimetric characterization of a new prototype of IORT (Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy) device: Monte Carlo simulation and experimental validation"(2013) Health Physics, 105 (4), pp. 374-378.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Nava, E., Burn, K.W. "Preliminary evaluations of the undesirable patient dose from a BNCT treatment at the ENEA-TAPIRO reactor" (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 126 (1-4), pp. 636-639.

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Radioprotezione e dosimetria del personale esposto

Radiation protection and dosimetry of the exposed personnel

P. Ferrari, M. Ginjaume, O. Hupe, U.O'Connor, F.Vanhavere, E. Bakhanova, F.Becker, L. Campani, E.Carinou, I. Clairand, D. Faj, J. Janesen et al.   "What Is Worth Knowing in Interventional Practices about Medical Staff Radiation Exposure Monitoring: A Review of Recent Outcomes of EURADOS Working Group 12." (2022) Environments-MDPI, Volume 9, Issue 4, Aprile 2022, article 53

U.O'Connor, E.Carinou, I. Clairand, O.Ciraj-Bjelac, F.De Monte, .Domienik-Andrzejewska, P.Ferrari, M.Ginjaume, H.Hršak, O.Hupe, Ž.Knežević, M.Sans Merce,S.Sarmento, T.Siiskonen, F.Vanhavere "Recommendations for the use of active personal dosemeters (APDs) in interventional workplaces in hospitals." (2021) Physica Medica, Volume 87, July 2021, Pages 131-135

Ferrari, P., Jovanovic, Z., Bakhanova, E., Becker, F., Krstic, D., Jansen, J., Principi, S., Teles, P., Clairand, I., Knezevic, Ž. "Absorbed dose in the operator's brain in interventional radiology practices: evaluation through KAP value conversion factors", (2020) Physica Medica, Volume 76, August 2020, Pages 177-181

Vanhavere, F., Carinou, E., Clairand, I., Ciraj-Bjelac, O., De Monte, F., Domienik-Andrzejewska, J., Ferrari, P., Ginjaume, M., Hršak, H., Hupe, O., Knezevic, Z., O'Connor, U., Merce, M.S., Sarmento, S., Savary, A., Siskoonen, T. "The use of active personal dosemeters in interventional workplaces in hospitals: comparison between active and passive dosemeters worn simultaneously by medical staff", (2020) Radiation protection dosimetry, Volume 188, Issue 1, 12 June 2020, Pages 22-29

P Ferrari, F Becker, Z Jovanovic, S Khan, E Bakhanova, S Principi, D Kristic, L Pierotti, F Mariotti, D Faj "Simulation of Hp(10) and effective dose received by the medical staff in interventional radiology procedures", (2019) Journal of Radiological Protection, Volume 39, Number 3, 2019 Pages 809-824

Ginjaume, M., Carinou, E., Brodecki, M., Clairand, I., Domienik-Andrzejewska, J., Exner, L., Ferrari, P., Jovanović, Z., Krstic, D., Principi, S., Van Hoey, O., Vanhavere, F. "Effect of the radiation protective apron on the response of active and passive personal dosemeters used in interventional radiology and cardiology" (2019) Journal of Radiological Protection, 39 (1), pp. 97-112.

Ferrari, P., Bakhanova, E., Becker, F., Campani, L., Chumak,V., Jansen, J., Jovanovic, Z., Khan, S.,Krstic, D.,Mariotti,F., O’connor,U., Pierotti,L., Principi,S., Clairand,I.and Knezevic,Z. "EURADOS Working Group 12 studies in interventional radiology for medical staff dosimetry" (2018) Colloquia: SIRR 2018 IL NUOVO CIMENTO 41 C  217

Ferrari, P., Becker, F., Carinou, E., Chumak, V., Farah, J., Jovanovic, Z., Krstic, D., Morgun, A., Principi, S., Teles, P. "Monte Carlo study of the scattered radiation field near the eyes of the operator in interventional procedures" (2016) Journal of Radiological Protection, 36 (4), pp. 902-921.

Principi, S., Farah, J., Ferrari, P., Carinou, E., Clairand, I., Ginjaume, M. "The influence of operator position, height and body orientation on eye lens dose in interventional radiology and cardiology: Monte Carlo simulations versus realistic clinical measurements" (2016) Physica Medica, 32 (9), pp. 1111-1117.

Ciraj-Bjelac, O., Carinou, E., Ferrari, P., Gingaume, M., Merce, M.S., O'Connor, U. "Occupational Exposure of the Eye Lens in Interventional Procedures: How to Assess and Manage Radiation Dose" (2016) Journal of the American College of Radiology, 13 (11), pp. 1347-1353.

Carinou, E., Ferrari, P., Bjelac, O.C., Gingaume, M., Merce, M.S., O'Connor, U."Eye lens monitoring for interventional radiology personnel: Dosemeters, calibration and practical aspects of Hp (3) monitoring. A 2015 review"(2015) Journal of Radiological Protection, 35 (3), pp. R17-R34.

Ferrari, P., Mariotti, F., Campani, L., Castelluccio, D.M., Pierotti, L., Pettinato, C., Golfieri, R., Marzocchi, A., De Palma, A."First results of an eye lens dosimetry survey in an interventional cardiology department"(2015) Journal of Radiological Protection, 35 (2), art. no. 467, pp. 467-472.

Carnicer, A., Ginjaume, M., Duch, M.A., Vanhavere, F., Sans Merce, M., Baechler, S., Barth, I., Donadille, L., Ferrari, P., Fulop, M., Gualdrini, G., Krim, S., Mariotti, M., Ortega, X., Rimpler, A., Ruiz, N., Olko, P. "The use of different types of thermoluminescent dosimeters to measure extremity doses in nuclear medicine"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (12), pp. 1835-1838.

Koukorava, C., Carinou, E., Ferrari, P., Krim, S., Struelens, L. "Study of the parameters affecting operator doses in interventional radiology using Monte Carlo simulations"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1216-1222.

Rossi, P.L., Bianchini, D., Corazza, I., Compagnone, G., Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Zannoli, R. "Medical staff radiation exposure in electrophysiology procedures: First results during biventricular ICD implantation"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1228-1230.

Ferrari, P., Sans-Merce, M., Carnicer, A., Donadille, L., Fulop, M., Ginjaume, M., Gualdrini, G., Mariotti, F., Ruiz, N. "Main results of the Monte Carlo studies carried out for nuclear medicine practices within the ORAMED project"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1287-1290.

Rimpler, A., Barth, I., Ferrari, P., Baechler, S., Carnicer, A., Donadille, L., Fulop, M., Ginjaume, M., Mariotti, M., Sans-Merce, M., Gualdrini, G., Krim, S., Ortega, X., Ruiz, N., Vanhavere, F. "Extremity exposure in nuclear medicine therapy with90Y-labelled substances - Results of the ORAMED project"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1283-1286.

Sans-Merce, M., Ruiz, N., Barth, I., Carnicer, A., Donadille, L., Ferrari, P., Fulop, M., Ginjaume, M., Gualdrini, G., Krim, S., Mariotti, F., Ortega, X., Rimpler, A., Vanhavere, F., Baechler, S. "Recommendations to reduce hand exposure for standard nuclear medicine procedures"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1330-1333.

Carnicer, A., Sans-Merce, M., Baechler, S., Barth, I., Donadille, L., Ferrari, P., Fulop, M., Ginjaume, M., Gualdrini, G., Krim, S., Mariotti, M., Ortega, X., Rimpler, A., Ruiz, N., Vanhavere, F. "Hand exposure in diagnostic nuclear medicine with18F- and99mTc-labelled radiopharmaceuticals - Results of the ORAMED project"(2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1277-1282.

Carinou, E., Ferrari, P., Koukorava, C., Krim, S., Struelens, L. "Monte Carlo calculations on extremity and eye lens dosimetry for medical staff at interventional radiology procedures"(2011) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 144 (1-4), art. no. ncq573, pp. 492-496.

Gualdrini, G., Mariotti, F., Wach, S., Bilski, P., Denoziere, M., Daures, J., Bordy, J.-M., Ferrari, P., Monteventi, F., Fantuzzi, E. "Eye lens dosimetry: Task 2 within the oramed project"(2011) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 144 (1-4), art. no. ncr011, pp. 473-477.

Merce, M.S., Ruiz, N., Barth, I., Carnicer, A., Donadille, L., Ferrari, P., Fulop, M., Ginjaume, M., Gualdrini, G., Krim, S., Mariotti, F., Ortega, X., Rimpler, A., Vanhavere, F., Baechler, S. "Extremity exposure in nuclear medicine: Preliminary results of a European study"(2011) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 144 (1-4), art. no. ncq574, pp. 515-520.

Ferrari, P., Venturi, G., Gualdrini, G., Rossi, P.L., Mariselli, M., Zannoli, R. "Evaluation of the dose to the patient and medical staff in interventional cardiology employing computational models"(2010) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 141 (1), art. no. ncq145, pp. 82-85.

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Dosimetria computazionale

Computational dosimetry

Huet, C. et al.  "Monte Carlo calculation of organ and effective doses due to photon and neutron point sources and typical X-ray examinations: Results of an international intercomparison exercise" (2022) Radiation Measurements, 150, January 22

Maria Zankl, José-María Gómez Ros, Montserrat Moraleda, Uwe Reichelt, Deepak K. Akard, Jorge Borbinha, Laurent Desorgher, Salvatore Di Maria, Jaafar EL Bakkali, Karin Fantinova, Paolo Ferrari et al. "Monte Carlo calculation of organ dose coefficients for internal dosimetry: Results of an international intercomparison exercise" (2021), Radiation Measurements, Volume 148, November 2021, 106661

Hans Rabus, Jose-Maria Gomez-Ros , Carmen Villagrasa, Jonathan S Eakins , Tomas Vrba , Valentin Blideanu , Maria Zankl , Rick J Tanner , Lara Struelens , Hrvoje Brkić , Carles Domingo , Giorgio Baiocco , Barbara Caccia , Christelle Huet, Paolo Ferrari "Quality assurance for the use of computational methods in dosimetry: activities of EURADOS Working Group 6 "Computational Dosimetry"(2021) J. Radiol. Prot. 41 (2021) 46 - 58

Jovanović, Z., Krstić, D., Nikezić, D., Gomez Ros, J.M., Ferrari, P. "Mcnpx calculations of specific absorbed fractions in some organs of the human body due to application of133xe,99mtc and81mkr radionuclides" (2018) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 178 (4), pp. 422-429.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Tanner, R., Fantuzzi, E. "Hp(3)/f conversion coefficients for neutrons: Discussion on the basis of the new icrp recommended limit forthe eye lens" (2014) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 161 (1-4), pp. 17-22.

Gualdrini, G., Ferrari, P., Tanner, R. "Fluence to Hp(3) conversion coefficients for neutrons from thermal to 15 Mev"(2013) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 157 (2), pp. 278-290

Gualdrini, G., Bordy, J.M., Daures, J., Fantuzzi, E., Ferrari, P., Mariotti, F., Vanhavere, F. "Air kerma to hp(3) conversion coefficients for photons from 10 kev to Mev, calculated in a cylindrical phantom" (2013) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 154 (4), pp. 522-525.

Gualdrini, G., Mariotti, F., Wach, S., Bilski, P., Denoziere, M., Daures, J., Bordy, J.-M., Ferrari, P., Monteventi, F., Fantuzzi, E., Vanhavere, F. "A new cylindrical phantom for eye lens dosimetry development" (2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1231-1234.

Mariotti, F., Gualdrini, G., Fantuzzi, E., Ferrari, P., Monteventi, F. "A new proposal on the operational quantity Hp(3): Monte Carlo and experimental results" (2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (4), pp. 375-380.

Gualdrini, G., Ferrari, P. "Monte Carlo variance reduction techniques: An overview with some practical examples" (2011) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 146 (4), art. no. ncr240, pp. 425-433.

Ferrari, P. "Development of an integrated couple of anthropomorphic models for dosimetric studies"(2010) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 142 (2-4), art. no. ncq194, pp. 191-200.

Gualdrini, G., Ferrari, P. "A review of voxel model development and radiation protection applications at ENEA" (2010) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 140 (4), art. no. ncq124, pp. 383-390.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Fattibene, P., Veronese, I. "Moxel: A molar tooth voxel model for dosimetric studies" (2010) Radiation Measurements, 45 (2), pp. 234-236.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G. "NORMAN-05 conversion coefficients for monoenergetic neutrons below 20 MeV" (2008) Radiation Measurements, 43 (9-10), pp. 1515-1524.

Gualdrini, G., Tanner, R.J., Agosteo, S., Pola, A., Bedogni, R., Ferrari, P., Lacoste, V., Bordy, J.-M., Chartier, J.-L., De Carlan, L., Gomez Ros, J.-M., Großwendt, B., Kodeli, L., Price, R.A., Rollet, S., Schultz, F., Siebert, B., Terrissol, M., Zankl, M. "Analysis of the CONRAD computational problems expressing only stochastic uncertainties: Neutrons and protons" (2008) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 131 (1), pp. 7-14.

De Carlan, L., Price, R., Chartier, J.-L.Jean-Louis, Kodeli, I., Siebert, B., Henninger, Jürgen, Posselt, J., Gualdrini, G., Agosteo, S., Bedogni, R., Bordy, J.-M., Cassette, P., Ferrari, P., Gomez Ros, J.-M., Großwendt, B., Lacoste, V., Pola, A., Rollet, S., Schultz, F., Simakov, S.P., Tanner, R., Terrissol, M., Zankl, M. "Analysis of computational problems expressing the overall uncertainties: Photons, neutrons and electrons" (2008) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 131 (1), pp. 15-23.

Gómez-Ros, J.M., de Carlan, L., Franck, D., Gualdrini, G., Lis, M., López, M.A., Moraleda, M., Zankl, M., Badal, A., Capello, K., Cowan, P., Ferrari, P., Heide, B., Henniger, J., Hooley, V., Hunt, J., Kinase, S., Kramer, G.H., Löhnert, D., Lucas, S., Nuttens, V., Packer, L.W., Reichelt, U., Vrba, T., Sempau, J., Zhang, B. "Monte Carlo modelling of Germanium detectors for the measurement of low energy photons in internal dosimetry: Results of an international comparison" (2008) Radiation Measurements, 43 (2-6), pp. 510-515.

Burn, K.W., Daffara, C., Gualdrini, G., Pierantoni, M., Ferrari, P."Treating voxel geometries in radiation protection dosimetry with a patched version of the monte carlo codes MCNP and MCNPX"(2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 123 (3), pp. 345-353.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G. "MCNPX internal dosimetry studies based on the NORMAN-05 voxel model" (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 127 (1-4), pp. 209-213.

Gualdrini, G., Ferrari, P. "Monte Carlo evaluated parameters for internal dosimetry" (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 125 (1-4), pp. 157-160

Gualdrini, G., Ferrari, P. "Preliminary studies on neutron conversion coefficients calculated with MCNPX in NORMAN voxel phantom" (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 126 (1-4), pp. 449-452.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Bedogni, R., Fantuzzi, E., Monteventi, F., Morelli, B. "Personal dosimetry in terms of Hp(3):Monte Carlo and experimental studies" (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 125 (1-4), pp. 145-148.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G. "Fluence to organ dose conversion coefficients calculated with the voxel model NORMAN-05 and the MCNPX monte carlo code for external monoenergetic photons from 20 keV to 100 MeV (2007) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 123 (3), pp. 295-317.

Gualdrini, G., Daffara, C., Burn, K.W., Battisti, P., Ferrari, P., Pierotti, L. "Monte Carlo modelling of a voxel head phantom for in vivo measurement of bone-seeker nuclides"(2005) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 115 (1-4), pp. 320-323.

Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G. "An improved MCNP version of the NORMAN voxel phantom for dosimetry studies" (2005) Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50 (18), pp. 4299-4316.

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Sviluppo, caratterizzazione e ottimizzazione sistemi di misura e di dosimetria

Development and qualification of radiation monitoring systems and dosimetric devices

G.Iurlaro, Z.Baranowsk,a L.Campani, O. Ciraj Bjelac, P.Ferrari, Ž.Knežević, M.Majer, F.Mariotti, B.Morelli, S.Neumaier, M.Nodilo, L.Sperandio, F.A.Vittoria, K.Wołoszczuk, M.Živanovic "Study on the uncertainty of passive area dosimetry systems for environmental radiation monitoring in the framework of the EMPIR “Preparedness” project" (2021) Radiation Measurements Volume 142, March 2021

M. D’Arienzo, M. Pimpinella, V. De Coste, M. Capogni, P. Ferrari, F. Mariotti, G. Iaccarino, S. Ungania, L. Strigari "Absorbed dose measurements from a 90Y radionuclide liquid solution using LiF:Mg,Cu,P thermoluminescent dosimeter." (2020) Physica Medica 69, 127-133

Ferrari, P., Mariotti, F., Campani, L."A one-shot imaging system for neutron track counting"(2017) Radiation Measurements, 106, pp. 205-209.

Ferrari, P., Campani, L., Mariotti, F. "Employing wavelet for neutron tracks distribution analysis in PADC detectors"(2017) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 864, pp. 29-35.

D’Arienzo, M., Pimpinella, M., Capogni, M., De Coste, V., Filippi, L., Spezi, E., Patterson, N., Mariotti, F., Ferrari, P., Chiaramida, P., Tapner, M., Fischer, A., Paulus, T., Pani, R., Iaccarino, G., D’Andrea, M., Strigari, L., Bagni, O. "Phantom validation of quantitative Y-90 PET/CT-based dosimetry in liver radioembolization"(2017) EJNMMI Research, 7, art. no. 94.

Ferrari, P., Mariotti, F., Campani, L. "EDEL: ENEA dosemeter for eye lens" (2016) Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 170 (1-4), pp. 145-149.

Bilski, P., Bordy, J.-M., Daures, J., Denoziere, M., Fantuzzi, E., Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Kopeć, M., Mariotti, F., Monteventi, F., Wach, S. "The new EYE-D™ dosemeter for measurements of Hp(3) for medical staff" (2011) Radiation Measurements, 46 (11), pp. 1239-1242.

Bedogni, R., Ferrari, P., Gualdrini, G., Esposito, A. "Design and experimental validation of a Bonner Sphere Spectrometer based on Dysprosium activation foils" (2010) Radiation Measurements, 45 (10), pp. 1201-1204.

Baldazzi, G., Bernardi, T., Fernandez, J.E., Ferrari, P., Rossi, P.L., Testoni, G., Zannoli, R. "X-rays spectroscopy with a portable Compton selection chamber: Detector design and results" (2004) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 213, pp. 223-226.

Borasi, G., Nitrosi, A., Ferrari, P., Tassoni, D. "On site evaluation of three flat panel detectors for digital radiography"(2003) Medical Physics, 30 (7), pp. 1719-1731.

Gualdrini, G., Battisti, P., Biagini, R., De Felice, P., Fazio, A., Ferrari, P. "Development and characterisation of a head calibration phantom for in vivo measurements of actinides" (2000) Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 53 (1-2), pp. 387-393.

Baldazzi, G., Bernardi, T., Bersaglia, G., Ferrari, P., Rossi, P.L., Testoni, G., Zannoli, R. "A miniaturized solid state detection system for X-rays spectrometry based on compton scattering" (2000) IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, 1, pp. 8/16-8/19.

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