International Journal of Optics and Applications

International Journal of Optics and Applications publishes original contributions to optical knowledge from educational institutions, government establishments and industrial R&D groups world-wide. Papers may deal with the applications of optics, considering both experimental and theoretical aspects of contemporary research.

Ines Delfino

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Optics and Applications

Assistant Professor, Università della Tuscia, Italy

Research Areas

Biophysics, Optical Spectroscopies, ET proteins, Colloids, Hybrid Nanosystems


2001PhDMaterials Engineering, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
1996First-class Honours DegreePhysics, University of Naples "Federico II" , Italy


2002-presentAssistant Professor at the University of Tuscia
2002Research Fellow of Environmental Science Department of University of Tuscia
2001-2002Research Fellow of Physics Department of University of Naples "Federico II"
2000Research Fellow of CNR for the study of Raman spectroscopy in ultra thin superconducting film
1998-2000PhD Students of Materials Engineering of University of Naples "Federico II"
1996-1998Post-graduate fellowship of National Institute for Matter Physics for the study of optical properties of aqueous solutions and suspensions

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  I.Delfino, C.Camerlingo, M.Portaccio, B della Ventura, L.Mita, D.G.Mita, M.Lepore, "Visible micro-Raman spectroscopy for determining glucose content in beverage industry", Food Chemistry 127 (2), 735-742 (2011)
[2]  I.Delfino, G.Cerullo, S.Cannistraro, C.Manzoni, D.Polli, C.Dapper, W.E.Newton, Y.Guo, S.P.Cramer, "Observation of Terahertz Vibrations in the Nitrogenase FeMo Cofactor by Femtosecond Pump-Probe Spectroscopy", Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49 (23) 3912-3915 (2010)
[3]  I.Delfino, S.Cannistraro, "Optical investigation of the electron transfer protein azurin-gold nanoparticle system", Biophysical Chemistry 139(1), 1-7 (2009)
[4]  C.Camerlingo, F.Zenone, I.Delfino, N.Diano, D.G.Mita, M.Lepore, "Investigation on Clarified fruit juice composition by using visible light micro-Raman spectroscopy", Sensors 7, 2049-2061 (2007) Basel, Switzerland
[5]  I.Delfino, B.Bonanni, L.Andolfi, C.Baldacchini, A.R.Bizzarri, S.Cannistraro, "Yeast cytochrome c integrated with electronic elements: a nanoscopic and spectroscopic study down to single molecule level", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 19, 225009/1-225009/18 (2007) Bristol, UK
[6]  I.Delfino, C.Manzoni, K.Sato, C.Dennison, G.Cerullo, S.Cannistraro, "Ultrafast Pump-Probe Study of Excited-State Charge-Transfer Dynamics in Umecyanin from Horseradish Root", Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110, 17252-17259 (2006) Washington, USA
[7]  I.Delfino, A.R.Bizzarri, S.Cannistraro, "Time-dependent study of Single-Molecule SERS signal from yeast cytochrome c", Chemical Physics 326, 356-362 (2006) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[8]  I.Delfino, K.Sato, M.D.Harrison, L.Andolfi, A.R.Bizzarri, C.Dennison, S.Cannistraro, "Optical spectroscopic investigation of the alkaline transition in Umecyanin from Horseradish roots", Biochemistry (US) 44 (49), pp. 16090-16097 (2005) Washington, USA
[9]  I.Delfino, C.Piccolo, M.Lepore, "Experimental study of short-and long-time diffusion regimes of spherical particles in carboxymethylcellulose solutions", European Polymer Journal 41(8), 1772-1780 (2005) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[10]  I.Delfino, A.R.Bizzarri, S.Cannistraro, "Single Molecule detection of Yeast Cytochrome c by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy", Biophysical Chemistry 113, 41-51 (2005) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
[11]  R.Esposito, S.De Nicola, M.Lepore, I.Delfino, P.L.Indovina, "A perturbation approach to characterize absorptive inclusions in diffusing media by time-resolved contrast measurements", Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics 6, 736-741 (2004) Bristol, UK.