Palchetti Luca

Professional Profile: Senior Researcher (Employee)
Activity field: Research
Main office/laboratory: Sezione Sesto Fiorentino – LENS
Office phone number: 055 522 6311
Laboratory phone number: 055 522 6235
ResearcherID: O-1270-2015OrcidID: 0000-0003-4022-8125ScopusID: 6701412834
Primary activity: Atmospheric spectroscopy, study of the Earth’s radiation budget and the climate system. Development of Fourier transform spectrometers (FTS) operating in the mid and the far infrared (FIR) spectral regions and their application in field campaigns from remote sites (Stratospheric balloons, high-altitude ground-based sites, Antarctica). Chairman of Mission Advisory Group (MAG) of the ESA Earth-Explorer-9 FORUM mission (

Main experiences acquired: Fourier transform spectroscopy, development and application of optical instrumentation in field experiments, integrated optics.

Scientific manager for INO of Funded Projects:
Studio dei regimi radiativi sul plateau antartico / STudy of the Radiative Regimes over the Antarctic Plateau and beyond
Proprietà Radiative del vapore Acqueo e delle nubi in Antartide
Sviluppo delle Competenze Italiane per l’Esperimento FORUM-Far-infrared Outgoing Radiation Understanding and Monitoring
Technical Assistance for a Far-Infrared Radiation Mobile Observation System (EE9 FORUM)
FORUM – Consolidation of requirements and reference scenarios
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Research Groups:
Spectroscopy and PHotonics for Environmental Research and Earth Studies

Others Funded Projects in which he/she participates:
Dome C Tropospheric Observer

Publications, Research Results, now, in INO’s database are: 65
  –   Papers JCR/ISI Journals, are: 55
  –   Books or Chapters, are: 0
  –   Papers in Journals not indexed JCR/ISI, are: 0
  –   Conference proceedings, are: 32
  –   Abstract, are: 15

Bibliometric indices are calculated USING ONLY THE INO DATABASE and the number of citations from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) is updated at 2024-06-23
  –   maximum number of citations for an article: 84
  –   maximum impact factor (IF) for a journal when an article is published: 7.929
  –   H-INDEX: 18   G-INDEX: 48   HC-INDEX (contemporary): 9 
  –   List of TopTen papers in citations  –   List of TopTen journals in Impact Factor