Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. L. Pappalardo, G. Buono, S. Fanara, P. Petrosino "Combining textural and geochemical investigations to explore the dynamics of magma ascent during Plinian eruptions: a Somma–Vesuvius volcano (Italy) case study” (2018) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

2. D. Di Genova, S. Sicola, C. Romano, A. Vona, S. Fanara, L. Spina “Effect of iron and nanolites on Raman spectra of volcanic glasses: A reassessment of existing strategies to estimate the water content” Chemical Geology, Vol. 475,(2017) Pag. 76-86, ISSN 0009-2541,

3. G. Sottili, S. Fanara, A. Silleni, D.M. Palladino, B. Schmidt “CO2 crystal wettability in potassic magmas: implications for eruptive dynamics in light of experimental evidence for heterogeneous nucleation" Geophysical Journal International, 209 (2) (2017) DOI 10.1093/gji/ggx039

4. S. Fanara, G. Sottili, A. Silleni, D.M. Palladino, B. Schmidt “CO2 bubble nucleation upon pressure release in potassium-rich silicate magmas” Chemical Geology, Vol. 461, (2016), Pag.171-181 DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.12.033

5. S. Fanara, P. Sengupta, H.W. Becker, D. Rogalla, S. Chakraborty “Diffusion across the glass transition in silicate melts: Systematic correlations, new experimental data for Sr and Ba in calcium-aluminosilicate glasses and general mechanisms of ionic transport.” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 455, (2016), Pag. 6-16. DOI:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2016.10.013

6. S. Fanara, R.E. Botcharnikov, D.M. Palladino, F. Adams, J. Buddensiek, H. Behrens, A. Mulch “Understanding pre-eruptive conditions of the Campanian Ignimbrite eruption combining H2O and CO2 solubility experiments and natural rock analyses.” American Mineralogist 100(10) (2015), 2284-2297.

7. F. Vetere, F. Holtz, H. Behrens, R.E. Botcharnikov, S. Fanara “The effect of alkalis on the solubility of H2O and CO2 on silicate melts: Implications for phonotephritic and phonolitic magmas.” Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167 (2014), 1014-1031.

8. S. Fanara, Y. Zhang, H. Behrens “Water diffusion in potassium-rich phonolitic and trachytic melts.” Chem. Geol. (2013) ISSN: 0009-2541, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.09.030

9. P. Sengupta, S. Fanara, S. Chakraborty. “Preliminary study on calcium aluminosilicate glass as a potential host matrix for radioactive 90Sr – an approach based on natural analogue study”. J. Hazard. Mater. Vol.190 (2011)

10. S. Fanara, H. Behrens. “Proton conduction in hydrous glasses of the join CaAl2Si2O8-CaMgSi2O6: an impedance and infrared spectroscopic study”. J. Chem. Phys. Vol. 134 (2011) – 11 pages

11. S. Fanara, H. Behrens, R. Kappes. “Ionic Conductivity of hydrous silicate glasses”. Advances in Science and Technology Vol. 46 (2006) pp 89-92.