Aim of the activity is the development of SiC based sensors for the detection of radiations and particles for different applications. Of particular interest are ones in the field of health care and human protection from UV hazard risks. SiC sensors are excellent candidates for EUV, x-ray and particles detection, of great interest for nuclear, solid state and astrophysical applications requiring also harsh environment and/or prohibitive temperature operation and/or reduced volume/weight (with respect to traditional photomultipliers).
Antonella Sciuto received the Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Catania, Italy, in 2004. From January 2013 she is in the permanent staff of the CNR-IMM of Catania principally working on SiC based opto-electronics and sensors fabrication and characterisation. Her current research interests include also nano-structure fabrication by electron-beam lithography for sensor, micro and nano-scaled applications. She gave oral presentations on international conferences and she is author of several patents, papers in international journals and conference proceedings.