Up to date, I have published 96 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 2  
reviews, 4 book chapters and edited 1 book.
h-index: 17
Citations: 1115
(according with Google Scholar. Last consultation: November 10, 2016)

 
2017

(96) gThermoelectric and Structural Characterization of Al-Doped ZnO/Y2O3  
Multilayersh P. Mele?, S. Saini?, A. Tiwari, P. E. Hopkins, K. Miyazaki, A. Ichinose, J.  
Niemela, and M. Karppinen, J. Nanosci. Nanotech 17 (2017) 1616  
doi:10.1166/jnn.2017.13717


2016

(95) gPolymer nano-composite films with inorganic upconversion phosphor and electro-
optic additives made by concurrent triple-beam matrix assisted and direct pulsed laser  
depositionh Abdalla M. Darwish, , Shaelynn Moore, Aziz Mohammad, Deonte'  
Alexander, Tyler Bastian, Wydglif Dorlus, Sergey Sarkisov, Darayas Patel,   Paolo  
Mele, Brent Koplitz, David Hui, Composites B 109 (2017) 82

(94) gOrganic-inorganic nano-composite films for photonic applications made by multi-
beam multi-target pulsed laser deposition with remote control of the plume directionsh  
Abdalla M. Darwish, Shaelynn Moore, Aziz Mohammad, Deontef Alexander Tyler  
Bastian, Wydglif Dorlusf Sergey S. Sarkisov, Darayas N. Patel, Paolo Mele, Brent  
Koplitz Proc. SPIE 9958, , Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices: Advances in Materials  
and Innovations in Device Applications X (2016) 995802 doi: 10.1117/12.2237538

(93) gVortex activation energy in the AC magnetic response of superconducting  
YBa2Cu3O7 thin films with complex pinning structuresh I Ivan, A M Ionescu, D Miu, P  
Mele and L Miu, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 29 (2016) 095013

(92) gNanostructured oxide thin films for sustainable developmenth P. Mele, S. J.  
Singh, S. Saini, A. K. Jha, M. I. Adam, Procedia Engineering (2016) accepted

(91) gEffect of simultaneous addition of 1D and 3D artificial pinning centers in hybrid  
YBa2Cu3O7-x multilayersh P. Mele, M. I. Adam, T. Suzuki, Y. Yoshida, S. Awaji, A.  
Ichinose, S. Saini, A. K. Jha, K. Matsumoto, Sci. and Tech. of Adv. Mat. 8 (2016) 1  
doi:10.1166/sam.2016.2848

(90) gControlling the critical current anisotropy of YBCO superconducting films by  
incorporating hybrid artificial pinning centersh A. K. Jha, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, S.  
Saini, P. Mele, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida, S. Awaji, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond., 23  
(2016) 1-4 doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2016.2525989

(89) gInfluence of matching field on critical current density and irreversibility  
temperature in YBa2Cu3O7 films with BaMO3 (M = Zr, Sn, Hf) nanorodsh T. Horide, K.  
Taguchi, K. Matsumoto, N. Matsukida, M. Ishimaru, P. Mele, R Kita, Applied Physics  
Letters 108 (2016) 082601

(88) gOn-chip thermoelectric module comprised of oxide thin film legsh S. Saini*, P.  
Mele*, K. Miyazaki, A. Tiwari, Energy Conversion and Management 114 (2016) 251  
*equal contribution

(87) gEffect of self-grown seed layer on thermoelectric properties of ZnO thin filmsh S.  
Saini*, P. Mele*, H. Honda, T. Suzuki, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, A. Ichinose, L.  
Molina Luna, R. Carlini, A. Tiwari, Thin Solid Films 605 (2016) 289  
*equal contribution
 

2015

(86) Tailoring the vortex pinning strength of YBCO thin films by systematic  
incorporation of hybrid artificial pinning centersh A. K Jha., K. Matsumoto., T. Horide.,  
S. Saini., P. Mele., A. Ichinose, Y.Yoshida, S. Awaji, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 28  
(2015) 114004

(85) gEffect of processing routes on the synthesis and properties of Zn4Sb3  
thermoelectric alloyh A. Castellero, C. Fanciulli, R. Carlini, G. Fiore, P. Mele, F.  
Passaretti, M. Baricco, J. Alloys and Comp. 653 (2015) 54

(84) gPolymer-inorganic nanocomposite thin film emitters, optoelectronic chemical  
sensors, and energy harvesters produced by multiple-beam pulsed laser depositionh  
Abdalla M Darwish, Simeon Wilson, Ashley Blackwell, Keylantra Taylor, Sergey  
Sarkisov, Darayas Patel, Paolo Mele, Michael W Johnson, Xiaodong Zhang, Brent  
Koplitz Proc. SPIE 9586, Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices: Advances in Materials  
and Innovations in Device Applications IX, 958602 (2015); doi:10.1117/12.2185498

(83) gMulti-beam pulsed laser deposition: new method of making nanocomposite  
coatingsh Abdalla M Darwish, Simeon Wilson, Ashley Blackwell, Keylantra Taylor,  
Sergey Sarkisov, Darayas Patel, Paolo Mele, Brent Koplitz Proc. SPIE 9586,  
Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices: Advances in Materials and Innovations in Device  
Applications IX, 958605 (2015); doi:10.1117/12.2214633

(82) gMicrowave irradiation on a-axis oriented Y123/Pr123two-stacked Josephson  
junctions deviceh S. Saini, P. Mele, S.-J. Kim, M. Mukaida, Current Applied Physics  
15 (2015) 569

(81) "Irreversibility Fields and Critical Current Densities in Strongly Pinned  
YBa2Cu3O7-x Films with Artificial Pinning Centers" K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Jha,  
P. Mele, Y. Yoshida, S. Awaji IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond,. 25 (2015) 8001106 DOI:

(80) "Systematic Variation of Hybrid APCs into YBCO Thin Films for Improving the  
Vortex Pinning Properties" A. Jha, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, S. Saini, P. Mele, Y.  
Yoshida, S. Awaji IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond,. 25 (2015) 8000505 DOI
 
(79) gHigh pinning performance of YBa2Cu3O7-x films added with Y2O3 nanoparticulate  
defects.h Mele, P., Guzman, R., Gazquez, J., Obradors, X., Puig, T., Saini, S.,  
Yoshida, Y., Mukaida, M., Ichinose, A., Matsumoto, K., & Adam, M. I.  
Superconductor Science and Technology, 28 (2015) 024006

(78) gInfluence of post-deposition cooling atmosphere on thermoelectric properties of  
2% Al doped ZnO thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition.h Saini, S., Mele, P.,  
Honda, H., Matsumoto, K., Miyazaki, K., Molina-Luna, L., & Hopkins, P.. Journal of  
Electronic Materials, 44 (2015) 1547

(77) "Irreversibility Fields and Critical Current Densities in Strongly Pinned  
YBa2Cu3O7-x Films with Artificial Pinning Centers" K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Jha,  
P. Mele, Y. Yoshida, S. Awaji IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond,. 25 (2015) 8001106 DOI:

2014

(76) gDC Magnetization Relaxation and the AC Susceptibility of YBCO Films with  
Strong Pinningh Miu, L., Mele, P., Ivan, I., Ionescu, A. M., & Miu. D. Journal of  
Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism. (2014) DOI: 10.1007/s10948-014-2652-7

(75) gEnhanced thermoelectric performance of Al-doped ZnO thin films on amorphous  
substrateh Saini, S., Mele, P., Honda, H., Henry, D. J., Hopkins, P. E., Molina-Luna,  
L., Matsumoto, K., Miyazaki, K., & Ichinose, A. Japan. J. Appl. Phys. 53 (2014)  
060306

(74) gEfficiently Suppressed Thermal Conductivity in ZnO Thin Films via Periodic  
Introduction of Organic Layersh Tynell, T., Giri, A., Gaskins, J., Hopkins, P. E., Mele,  
P., Miyazaki, K., & Karppinen, M.. J. Mater Chem. A 2 (2014) 12150 DOI:  
10.1039/C4TA02381A

(73) gEvolution of vortex dynamics in YBa2Cu3O7 films with nanorods by adding  
nanoparticlesh Miu, L., Mele, P., Crisan, A., Ionescu, A., & Miu, D. Physica C 500  
(2014) 40 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2014.03.002  

(72) "Thermoelectric properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films" S.Saini, P. Mele,  H.  
Honda, K.Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, A. Ichinose, Journal of Electronic Materials, 43  
(2014), 2145 DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-2992-x

(71) "Tuning the microstructure and vortex pinning properties of YBCO-based  
superconducting nanocomposite films by controlling the target rotation speed" A. K.  
Jha, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, S. Saini, P. Mele, Y. Yoshida and S. Awaji,  
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27 (2014) 025009

(70) "Inversion of the upper critical field anisotropy in FeTeS films" - B. Maiorov, P.  
Mele, S. Baily, M. Weigand, S.-Z. Lin, F. Balakirev, K. Matsumoto, H. Nagayoshi, S.  
Fujita, Y.Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T. Kiss, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida and L. Civale,  
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27 (2014) 044005

(69) "Development of Thermoelectric Module Based on Dense Ca3Co4O9 and Zn0.  
98Al0.02O Legs" Mele, P., Kamei, H., Yasumune, H., Matsumoto, K., & Miyazaki, K..  
Metals and Materials International 20 (2014) 389, DOI 10.1007/s12540-014-2024-7  


2013

(68) "Enhanced thermoelectric properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films" Mele, P., Saini,  
S., Abe, H., Honda, H., Matsumoto, K., Miyazaki, K., Hagino, H., & Ichinose, A.  
(2013). MRS Online Proceedings Library, 1543, MRSS13-1543-H11-02.R1. doi:  
10.1557/opl.2013.989

(67) "Variation of c-axis correlation on vortex pinning by ab-plane non-superconducting  
layers in YBa2Cu3O7 films" Horide, T., Murayama, T., Takata, K., Matsumoto, K.,  
Mele, P., Yoshida, Y., Ichino, Y., & Awaji, S.. Journal of Applied Physics, 114 (2013)  
073903. doi: 10.1063/1.4818518

(66) "Effect of substrate on thermoelectric properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films" - P.  
Mele, S.Saini, H. Honda, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, H. Hagino, A. Ichinose
Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 253903 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4812401

(65) "Inhibition of detrimental double vortex-kink formation in thick YBa2Cu3O7 films  
with BaZrO3 nanorods" - D. Miu,I. Ivan, A. Crisan, P. Mele, G. Jakob, and L. Miu,   
Superconductor Science and Technology 26 (2013) 045008

(64) "High vortex depinning temperatures in YBCO films with BZO nanorods" - L. Miu,  
I. Ivan,  D. Miu, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, P. Mikheenko, A. Crisan, Journal of  
Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 26 (2013) 1167 DOI 10.1007/s10948-012-
2019-x.


2012

(63) "An Explanation for Bends of 1-Dimensional Nanorods" -  M. Mukaida, A.  
Ichinose, P. Mele,    K. Matsumoto, S Horii, Y. Yoshida, Physics Procedia 36 (2012)  
1631

(62) "Relationship between critical current properties and nanorod morphology in  
REBa2Cu3Oy thin films" - M. Haruta, N. Fujita, Y. Ogura, T. Nakata, T. Maeda, A.  
Ichinose, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto and S. Horii, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1434  
(2012) doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1588

(61) "Nanostructured epitaxial thin films of Fe-based superconductors with enhanced  
superconducting properties" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, H. Nagayoshi, K. Fujita, Y.  
Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T. Kiss, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, B. Maiorov, F.F. Balakirev, S.A.  
Baily and L. Civale Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1434 (2012) mrss121434i1101  
doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1419

(60) "Fe-Te-Se epitaxial thin films with enhanced superconducting properties"- P.  
Mele, K. Matsumoto, K. Fujita, Y. Yoshida, T. Kiss, A. Ichinose and M. Mukaida,  
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 25 (2012) 084021

(59) "Synthesis and characterization of YBa2Cu3Ox thin films incorporating length-
controlled nanorods"-  P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Honda, I. Tanaka, A. Ichinose, Y.  
Yoshida, Y. Ichino, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, World Journal of Engineering 7 (2012) 783


2011

(58) "Growth temperature dependence of flux pinning properties in ErBa2Cu3Oy thin  
films with nano-rods"  M. Haruta, T. Sueyoshi, T. Fujiyoshi, M. Mukaida, H. Kai, K.  
Matsumoto, P. Mele, T. Maeda, S. Horii, Physica C 471 (2011) 944


2010

(57) "Structural investigation of the BaSnO3-YBa2Cu3O7-d system" - S. Nagao, P.  
Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita, Physica  
C 470 (2010) 1304

(56) "Effect of indium doping on the superconducting properties of YBa2Cu3Oy sintered  
compounds and thin films" - R. Kita, S. Nakamura, K. Sakimoto, T. Nakamura, O.  
Miura, K. Matsumoto, P. Mele, K. Yamada, K. Kaneko, A. Ichinose, Physica C 470  
(2010) 1198

(55) "Magnetisation relaxation in YBCO films with improved supercurrent transport  
properties" - L. Miu, I. Ivan, P. Badica, G. Jakob, D. Miu, P.Mele, K. Matsumoto, M.  
Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, S. Horii, Journal of Physics: Conference  
Series 234 (2010) 012026

(54) "Origin of the fast magnetization relaxation at low temperatures in HTS with  
strong pinning" - L. Miu, I. Ivan, P. Badica, G. Jakob, D. Miu, P.Mele, K. Matsumoto,  
M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, S. Horii, Physica C 470 (2010) 1126

(53) "Pulsed laser deposition and in-field characterization of FeTe0.8S0.2 epitaxial thin  
film with enhanced superconducting properties" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y.  
Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T.Kiss, A. Ichinose, Physica C 470  
(2010) 1033

(52) "Synthesis and characterization of n-type and p-type thermoelectric oxides" - P.  
Mele, K. Matsumoto and K. Miyazaki, Trans. Mat. Res. Soc. Japan 35 (2010) 155.

(51) "In-field characterization of FeTe0.8S0.2 epitaxial thin film with enhanced  
superconducting properties" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y.  
Yoshida, Y. Ichino, T.Kiss, A. Ichinose, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 23 (2010) 052001  
(rapid communication)



2009

(50) "Flux pinning characteristics of artificial pinning centers with different dimensions"  
- K. Matsumoto, P. Mele, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita,  
IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond.19 (2009) 3248

(49) "Fabrication of Fe-Te-S superconducting epitaxial thin films by pulsed laser  
deposition" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Y. Haruyama, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, T.Kiss,  
Applied Physics Express 2 (2009) 073002

(48) "Development of Al2O3-ZnO/Ca3Co4O9 module for thermoelectric power  
generation" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Azuma, K. Kamesawa, S. Tanaka, J.  
Kurosaki, K. Miyazaki, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. (2009) 1166-N03-23

(47) "Microstructures of REBa2Cu3Oy films containing artificial pinning centers of  
various dimensions" - A. Ichinose, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, H. Kai, M. Takamura, K.  
Yamada, M. Mukaida, S. Horii, S. Funaki, Y. Ichino, Y. Yoshida, R. Kita, Physica C  
469 (2009) 1374

(46) "Systematic study of BaSnO3 doped YBa2Cu3O7-x films" -  P. Mele, K.  
Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita, Physica C 469  
(2009) 1380

(45) "Control of the glass-liquid transition temperature in YBa2Cu3O7?x films" - T.  
Horide, K. Matsumoto, P. Mele, Y. Yoshida, A. Ichinose, R. Kita, S. Horii, M.  
Mukaida, Phys. Rev. B 79 (2009) 092504

(44) "Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties in the Nd2O3-Gd2O3 mixed system  
synthesized at 1200 ‹C" - P. Mele, C. Artini, A. Ubaldini, G. A. Costa, M. M.  
Carnasciali, R. Masini, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 70 (2009) 276


2008

(43) "Systematic study of the BaSnO3 insertion effect on the properties of YBa2Cu3O7-
x films prepared by pulsed laser ablation" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, A. Ichinose, M.  
Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 21(2008) 125017

(42) "Microstructures of REBa2Cu3Oy adding BaZrO3 or BaSnO3" - A. Ichinose, P.  
Mele, T. Horide, K. Matsumoto, G. Goto, M. Mukaida, R. Kita, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii  
Physica C 468 (2008) 1627

(41) "Incorporation of Double Artificial Pinning Centers in YBa2Cu3O7-x films" - P.  
Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida, M. Mukaida, S. Horii, R.  
Kita, Physica C 468 (2008) 1631

(40) "The crossover from the vortex glass to the Bose glass in nanostructured  
YBa2Cu3O7-x films" - T. Horide, K. Matsumoto, P. Mele, A. Ichinose, R. Kita, M.  
Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii , Appl. Phys. Lett. 92 (2008) 182511

(39) "Phase stability study of the pseudobinary system Gd2O3-Nd2O3 (T > 1350 ‹C)"-  
G. A. Costa, C. Artini, A. Ubaldini, M. M. Carnasciali, P. Mele, R. Masini, J. of Th.  
Anal. and Calorim. 92 (2008) 101

(38) "Effects of c-axis correlated disorders on the vortex diagram of the pinning state"  
- M. Namba, S. Awaji, K. Watanabe, T. Nojima, S. Okayasu, M. Miura, Y. Ichino, Y.  
Yoshida, Y. Takai, T. Horide, P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, Applied Physics Express 1  
(2008) 031703

(37) "Vortex pinning phase diagram for various kinds of c-axis correlated disorders in  
RE123 films" - S. Awaji, M. Namba, K. Watanabe, T. Nojima, S. Okayasu, T. Horide,  
P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, M. Miura, Y. Ichino, Y. Yoshida, Y. Takai, E. Kampert, U.  
Zeitler, J. Perenboom, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 97 (2008) 012328

(36) "Ultra-high flux pinning properties  of BaMO3-doped YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films (M=  
Zr, Sn)" -  P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, Y. Yoshida, M. Mukaida, S.  
Horii, R. Kita, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 21 (2008) 032002 (rapid communication)

(35) "Double artificial pinning centers incorporation in YBa2Cu3O7-d films" - P. Mele, K.  
Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, R. Kita,  
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 21 (2008) 015019.


2007

(34) "Microstructures of BaZrO3-doped ErBa2Cu3Oy films fabricated by different  
BaZrO3 supply" - A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, P. Mele, T. Horide, K. Matsumoto, R.  
Kita, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, Physica C 463-465 (2007) 657

(33) "YBa2Cu3O7-x +YSZ mixed films with enhanced critical current densities in  
magnetic field" - P . Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y.  
Yoshida, S. Horii, Physica C 463-465 (2007) 653

(32) "Fabrication of thick YBa2Cu3O7-x films on optimized SrTiO3 buffered-MgO single  
crystals" - P . Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida,  
S. Horii, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond.17 (2007) 3713

(31) "Insertion of nanoparticulate artificial pinning centers in YBa2Cu3O7-x films by  
laser ablation of a Y2O3-surface modified target"- P . Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide,  
A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 20 (2007)  
616

(30) "Enhanced high-field performance in PLD films fabricated by ablation of YSZ-
added YBa2Cu3O7-x target"- P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, A. Ichinose, M.  
Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 20 (2007) 244.


2006

(29) "Growth and structural characterisation of needlelike crystals in the Y-Ba--Cu-O  
system" - P. Mele, A. Ubaldini, M. M. Carnasciali, G. A. Costa, M.Scavini, Crystal  
Growth and Design, 6 (2006) 1761.

(28) "Critical current enhancement in PLD YBCO films using artificial pinning centers"  
- P . Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida,  
and S. HoriiAPhysica C 445-448 (2006), 648-651

(27) "Tuning of the critical current in YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films by controlling the size and  
density of Y2O3 nanoislands on annealed SrTiO3 substrates" - P . Mele, K.  
Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. HoriiA
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 19 (2006) 44.


2005

(26) "Control of Y2O3 nano-islands density to introduce  artificial pinning centers in  
YBCO thin films" - P. Mele, K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M.  
Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, and S. Horii, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol 868E (2005)  
C8.14.1

(25) "Control of Y2O3 nano-islands deposition parameters in order to induce defects  
formation and influence the critical current density of YBCO films" - P. Mele, K.  
Matsumoto, T. Horide, O. Miura, A. Ichinose, M. Mukaida, Y. Yoshida, S. Horii,  
Physica C 426-431 (2005) 1108

(24) "Effects of artificial pinning centers on vortex pinning in high-temperature  
superconducting films" - K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, P. Mele, Y. Yoshida, M. Mukaida,  
A. Ichinose, S. Horii, Physica C 426-431 (2005) 1091

(23) "Jc enhancement in YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films by introduction of one-dimensional  
artificial pinning centers" - K. Matsumoto, T. Horide, P. Mele, A. Ichinose, S. Horii, Y.  
Yoshida, M.Mukaida, K.Osamura, IEEE Trans Sup. 15(2) (2005) 3774.

 
2004

(22) "Growth and structural characterisation of needle-like metastable crystals in the  
Nd-Ba-(Al)-Cu-O system" - M.Scavini, P.Mele, G.A.Costa, M.Ferretti, Crystal Growth  
and Design, 4 (2004) 1259.

(21) "Synthesis and characterisation of RuSr2NdxGd1-xCu2O8 compounds (x = 0, 0.03,  
0.06, and 0.12)" - P. Mele, C. Artini, R. Masini, G. A. Costa, A. Hu, N. Chikumoto, M.  
Murakami, Physica C 412-414 (2004) 196.

(20) "Variations in structural and physical properties of sintered RuSr2GdCu2O8  
samples submitted to annealing and deoxygenation procedures" - M.R. Cimberle, R.  
Masini, E. Gilioli, F.Cordero, C. Artini, M. Ferretti, P. Mele, A. Martinelli, JMMM 272-
276 (2004) e1047.

(19)  "Dependence of the structural and physical properties of Ru-1212 compound on  
the thermal treatment and oxygen content" -. R. Cimberle, R. Masini, E. Gilioli, C.  
Artini, G.A. Costa, M. Ferretti, P. Mele, A. Martinelli, Physica C 408-410 (2004) 187.

(18) "Orthorombic lattice deformation of RuSr2GdCu2O8 from HRTEM and XPRD  
analysis" -  A. Martinelli, C. Artini, M.R. Cimberle, G. Costa, M. Ferretti, R. Masini, P.  
Mele, Phys. Rev. B 69 (2004) 52507.


2003

(17) "Synthesis and superconductive characterisation of RuSr2NdxGd1-xCu2O8  
compounds (x = 0, 0.09, 0.18, 0.35)" - P. Mele, C. Artini, R. Masini, G. A. Costa, A.  
Hu, N. Chikumoto, M. Murakami, Physica C 391 (2003) 49.

(16) "Study of tetragonal pnictide oxides M4Pn2O (M=Ca, Sr and Ba and Pn=As, Sb,  
Bi): a layered compound related to the La2CuO4+x superconductor" - C.Artini, M.M.  
Carnasciali, G.A. Costa, E.Magnone, P.Mele in gScience and engineering of HTC  
superconductivityh, P.V.Vincenzini Ed., Techna Srl, 2003, p. 143

(15) "Growth of single crystals in RE-Ba-Cu-O systems (RE = Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu) by an  
unconventional technique" - P. Mele, G.A. Costa, M.M. Carnasciali and M.Ferretti in  
"Science and engineering of HTC superconductivity", P.V.Vincenzini Ed., Techna Srl,  
2003, p. 15.

(14) "Wetting of YBCO by liquid silver" - G.A.Costa, A.Lionello, P.Mele, L.Morbelli, ,  
Int J Mod Phys B 17 (2003) 960

(13) "Characterisation of Al defects in SmBa2Cu3-xAlxO6+d superconductor"  
M.Scavini,L.Mollica, R.Bianchi, G.A.Costa, M.Ferretti, P.Mele, A.Ubaldini, P.Ghigna,  
L.Malavasi, P.Mustarelli , Int J Mod Phys B 17 (2003) 936

(12) "Growth of single crystals in Ru-Sr-Gd-Cu-O system" - C.Artini, G.A.Costa,  
M.M.Carnasciali, M.Ferretti, R.Masini, P.Mele, Int J Mod Phys B 17 (2003) 716


2002

(11) "Search for new superconducting oxides in M4Pn2O phases (M=Ca, Sr, Ba and  
Pn=As, Sb, Bi)" - C.Artini, M.M.Carnasciali, G.A.Costa, E.Magnone, P.Mele, Physica  
C 372-376P2 (2002) 1266.

(10) "Contribution to the study of phase interactions and morphology in YBCO/Ag  
melt-processed composites" - G.A.Costa, P.Mele, Physica C 372-376P2 1174.(2002)


2001

(9) "Thermal and microstructural analysis of the Y-Ba-Cu-O/Ag equilibrium around the  
critical composition YBa2Cu3Ox/Ag 35 wt.%".- G.A.Costa and P.Mele, , J. of Thermal  
anal. and Calorim., 66 (2001) 17.


2000

(8) "Morphologic and electric characterization of YBa2Cu3Ox/Ag composites" -  
G.A.Costa and P.Mele, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. B 14 (2000) 2834.

(7) "Fabrication and characterization of large grains grown on YBCO pellets by seeded  
melt texturing " - M.Ferretti, B.Ghiso, E.Magnone, P.Mele, A,Ubaldini, G.A.Costa,  
I.Monot-Laffez, F.Giovannelli, C.Leblond-Harnois, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. B 14 (2000)  
2652.

(6) "The influence of Ag on Y-Ba-Cu-O equilibrium diagram around the Y-123  
superconducting phase" - G.A.Costa, E.A.Franceschi and P.Mele, J. of Thermal Anal.  
and Calorim., 61 (2000) 539.

(5) "Percolation effects of YBa2Cu3Ox phase in the Y2BaCuO5 green phase" -  
G.A.Costa, P.Mele and A.Ubaldini, Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser. No 167, IOP Publishing  
Press, 2000, p. 299.

(4) "The influence of Ag and Ag(In) alloy on Y-Ba-Cu-O equilibria around the Y-123  
superconducting phase" - G.A.Costa, E.A.Franceschi and P.Mele, Phil. Mag. B, 80  
(2000) 1113.

(3) "A contribution to the study of Hg-Ba-Cu-O system" - G.A.Costa, M.M.Carnasciali,  
A.Farne and P.Mele, Phil. Mag. B 80 (2000) 1083.


1999

(2) "Performing effective YBCO grain alignment and growth by silver and spurious  
phase addition" - G.A.Costa and P.Mele, International Journal of Modern Physics B,  
13 (1999) 1011.

(1) "Synthesis of bulk superconductors REBa2Cu3O7-x (RE = Y, Sm, Eu) through a  
melt texturing process involving Ag Additions" - G.A.Costa, M.Ferretti,  
E.Magnone,P.Mele and M.Napoletano, "Science and engineering of HTC  
superconductivity", P.V.Vincenzini Ed., Techna Srl, 1999, p. 75.



Reviews

(1) gArtificial pinning center technology to enhance vortex pinning in YBCO coated  
conductorsh - K. Matsumoto and P. Mele, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 23 (2010) 014001  
(review paper)

(2) gSuperconducting properties of iron chalcogenide thin filmsh - P.Mele, Science and  
Technology of Advanced Materials, 13 (2012) 054301 (21pp) (topical review)



Book  chapters

(1) gNanostructured superconductors with efficient vortex pinningh - X Obradors, T  
Puig, A Palau, A Pomar, F Sandiumenge, P Mele and K. Matsumoto. In D.L.  
Andrews, G.D. Scholes and G.P. Wiederrecht Eds., Comprehensive Nanoscience  
and Technology, Vol. 3 pp. 303-349, Oxford: Academic Press 2011  

(2) gMagnetization Relaxation in Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 Films with Embedded  
Nanorods and Nanoparticlesh. Miu, L., Mele, P., Ivan, I., Ionescu, A. M., Crisan,  
A., Badica, P., & Miu, D. (2014). Chapter 9 in Kuncser, V & Miu, L. (Ed.), Size  
Effects in Nanostructures, Springer Series in Materials Science, 205. Springer-
Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-44479-5_9 Book ISBN: 978-3-
662-44478-8

3) gNanostructured thin films of thermoelectric oxidesh -  
P. Mele, Chapter 8 in          "Oxide Thin Films, Multilayers and Nanocomposites"  
Springer Books, (2015)   DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-14478-8

(4) gNanoengineered Pin-Spots Dimensionality for Vortex Power Harvesting on the  
Infield Performance of YBCO Thin Filmsh Paolo Mele and Malik Idries Adam,  
NOVA Publishers (2016), Chapter 9 in Superconductivity: Applications Today and  
Tomorrow Editor:: Muralidhar Miryala (Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo,  
Japan) ISBN 978-1-63483-816-0


Books editing and authorship

"Oxide Thin Films, Multilayers and Nanocomposites" Book main editor: Paolo  
Mele,  Co-editors: Chaoyang Li, Shunichi Arisawa, Tetsuo Tsuchiya, Tamio  
Endo. Springer Series in Materials Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.  
(2015) DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-14478. ISBN 978-3-319-14477-1  
Web site: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319144771

(2) gCorrelated Functional Oxides - Nanocomposites and Heterostructuresh Editors:  
H. Nishikawa, N. Iwata, T. Endo, Y. Takamura, G. H. Lee, P. Mele - Springer  
Series in Materials Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. (2017) ISBN 978-
3-319-43780-4
Web site: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319437774



Other (not referred) - 2004

"Study of High-Tc superconductors related to the g123h structure" - P. Mele, in gBreve  
compendio della Cooperazione Scientifica Italo-giapponeseh, Quaderni della Camera di  
commercio Italiana in Giappone, 2004, p. 25
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