100.     P. Ceroni, G. Bergamini, V. Balzani*
Old molecules, new concepts: [Ru(bpy)3]2+ as a molecular encoder-decoder
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8516-8518. Highlighted by H. Tian. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4710-4712; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 4910; Beautiful Photochemistry. Chemistry Under a New Light(http://beautifulphotochemistry.wordpress.com/); Wiley as one of the hottest articles in Inorganic Chemistry in 2009 (http://dmmsclick.wiley.com/share.asp?m=3clvttkvy29qi3ee0lwv); La Chimica e l’Industria, April 2010, p. 90

99.       C. Giansante, A. Mazzanti, M. Baroncini, P. Ceroni,* M. Venturi, F.-G. Klärner, F. Vögtle
Tweezering the core of dendrimers: medium effect on the kinetic and thermodynamic properties
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7335-7343

98.       B. Branchi, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, G. Bergamini, F.-G. Klärner,* F. Vögtle
Adducts between dansylated poly(propylene amine) dendrimers and anthracene clips mediated by Zn(II) ions. Highly efficient photoinduced energy transfer
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 7876-7882. Classified as Very Important Paper, Frontispiece

97.       C. Giansante, P. Ceroni, M. Venturi,* J. Sakamoto, A. D. Schlüter
A chemical system that mimics decoding operations
ChemPhysChem 2009, 10, 495-498. Cover page

96.       G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, R. Kandre, O. Lukin*
Dendrimers with a pentaphenylene core. A photophysical study
ChemPhysChem 2009, 10, 265-269

95.       B. Branchi, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, M. C. Cartagena, F.-G. Klärner,* T. Schrader, F. Vögtle*
Fluorescent water-soluble molecular clips. Self-association and formation of adducts in aqueous and methanol solution
New J. Chem. 2009, 33, 397-407

94.       V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni 
Light-powered Molecular Devices and Machines
In Nanoparticles and Nanodevices in Biological Applications, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology, S. Bellucci Ed., Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009, Vol. 4, pp. 131-158. ISBN: 978-3-540-70943-5

93.       C. Giansante, V. Balzani, P. Ceroni, M. Venturi,* J. Sakamoto, A. D. Schlüter 
Shape-persistent macrocycles functionalized with coumarin dyes: acid-controlled energy- and electron-transfer processes
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10772-10781

92.       M. Gingras,* V. Placide, J.-M Raimundo, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani
Polysulfurated pyrene-cored dendrimers: luminescent and electrochromic properties
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10357-10363

91.       C. M. Ronconi, J. F. Stoddart,* V. Balzani, M. Baroncini, P. Ceroni, C. Giansante, M. Venturi*
Polyviologen Dendrimers as Hosts and Charge-Storing Devices
Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 8365-8373

90.       V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni
From the Photochemistry of Coordination Compounds to Light-Powered Nanoscale Devices and Machines
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2008, 252, 2456-2469

89.       B. Branchi, V. Balzani, P. Ceroni,* M. Campañá Kuchenbrandt, F.-G. Klärner,* D. Bläser, R. Boese
Molecular clips with extended aromatic sidewalls as receptors for electron acceptor molecules. Synthesis and NMR, photophysical, electrochemical properties
J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 5839-5851. One of the ten most-accessed articles during the first three quarters of 2008

88.       C. Giansante, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, F. Vögtle
Self-assembly of a light-harvesting antenna formed by a dendrimer, a RuII complex and a NdIII ion
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5422-5425. Hot paper, highlighted by F. Calderazzo in La Chimica e l’Industria, September 2008, 151

87.       F. Puntoriero, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, F. Vögtle*
A fluorescent guest encapsulated by a photoreactive azobenzene dendrimer
New J. Chem. 2008, 32, 401-406. Inside front cover picture

86.       F. Puntoriero, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, F. Vögtle
Azacrown Ethers with Naphthyl Branches. Fluorescence Properties, Protonation and Metal Coordination
J. Inorg. Organomet. Pol. Mat. 2008, 18, 189-194

85.       V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi
Photochemically controlled molecular devices and machines
In Intelligent Materials, Ed. M. Shahinpoor, H.J. Schneider, RSC, Cambridge, 2008, 48-75. ISBN: 978-1-84755-800-8

84.       T. M. Figueira-Duarte, Y. Rio, A. Listorti, B. Delavaux-Nicot, M. Holler, F. Marchioni, P. Ceroni,* N. Armaroli,* J.-F. Nierengarten*
Synthesis and Electronic Properties of Fullerene Derivatives Substituted with Oligophenylenevinylene-Ferrocene Conjugates
New J. Chem. 2008, 32, 54-64

83.       R. Pattacini, C. Giansante, P. Ceroni,* M. Maestri, P. Braunstein*
Phosphino-Aminothiazoline Platinum(II) and Platinum(II)/Gold(I) Complexes: Structural, Chemical and Vapoluminescent Properties
Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 10117-10128

82.       J. N. Clifford, A. Gégout, S. Zhang, R. Pereira de Freitas, M. Urbani, M. Holler, P. Ceroni,* J.-F. Nierengarten,* N. Armaroli*
Fullerene Derivatives Substituted with Differently Branched Phenyleneethynylene Dendrons: Synthesis, Electronic and Excited State Properties
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 5899-5908

81.       G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, M. Gingras,* J.-M. Raimundo, V. Morandi, P. G. Merli
Synthesis of Small Gold Nanoparticles: Au(I) Disproportionation Catalyzed by a Persulfurated Coronene Dendrimer
Chem. Commun. 2007, 4167-4169

80.       F. Puntoriero, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, G. Bergamini, F. Vögtle*
Photoswitchable Dendritic Hosts. A Dendrimer with Peripheral Azobenzene Groups
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10714-10719

79.       C. Giansante, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, M. Maestri, S.-K. Lee, F. Vögtle*
Photophysical, Photochemical, and Electrochemical Properties of Dendrimers with a Dimethoxybenzil Core
New J. Chem. 2007, 31, 1250-1258

78.       V. Vicinelli, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni, V. Balzani,* F. Vögtle,* O. Lukin*
Mechanisms for fluorescence depolarization in dendrimers
J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 6620-6627

77.       R. Ballardini, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Maestri, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi, V. Balzani*
Molecular Photochemionics
Adv. Funct. Mat. 2007, 17, 740-750

76.       P. Passaniti, M. Maestri,* P. Ceroni, G. Bergamini, F. Vögtle,* H. Fakhrnabavi, O. Lukin
First generation TREN Dendrimers Functionalized with Naphthyl and/or Dansyl Units. Ground and Excited State Electronic Interactions and Protonation Effects
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2007, 6, 471-47

75.       V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, F. Marchioni, P. Ceroni, F. Vögtle
Electronic Spectroscopy of Metal Complexes with Dendritic Ligands
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2007, 251, 525-535

74.       G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* M. Maestri,* S.-K. Lee, J. van Heyst, F. Vögtle*
Cyclam cored luminescent dendrimers as ligands for Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) ions
Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007, 360, 1043-1051

73.       N. Armaroli,* G. Accorsi, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* M. Holler, O. Moudam, C. Duhayon, B. Delavaux-Nicot, J.-F. Nierengarten*
Heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes containing phenanthroline-type and 1,1’-bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene ligands: structure and electronic properties
Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007, 360, 1032-104

72.       P. Ceroni, M. Venturi
Metodi spettroelettrochimici (UV/Vis/NIR)
In Manuale del Fotochimico, L. Moggi, A. Juris, M. T. Gandolfi Eds., Bononia University Press, Bologna, 2006, ch. 8, pp. 167-177. ISBN: 978-8-7359-168-6

71.       B. Branchi, P. Ceroni,* G. Bergamini, V. Balzani, M. Maestri, J. van Heyst, S.-K. Lee, F. Luppertz, F. Vögtle*
A Cyclam Core Dendrimer Containing Dansyl and Oligoethylene Glycol Chains in the Branches: Protonation and Metal Coordination
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 8926-8934. Cover page

70.       G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni,* V. Balzani, M. Del Mar Villavieja, R. Kandre, I. Zhun, O. Lukin*
A photophysical study of terphenyl core oligosulfonimide dendrimers exhibiting high steady-state anisotropy
ChemPhysChem 2006, 7, 1980-1984

69.       P. Passaniti, P. Ceroni, V. Balzani,* O. Lukin,* A. Yoneva, F. Vögtle*
Amide-based Molecular Knots as Platforms for Fluorescent Switches
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 5685-5690. Cover page

68.       V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, F. Marchioni, P. Ceroni
Ru(II)-bipyridine Complexes in Supramolecular Systems, Devices and Machines
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2006, 250, 1254-1266

67.       V. Balzani,* H. Bandmann, P. Ceroni, C. Giansante, U. Hahn, F.-G. Klärner,* U. Müller, W. M. Müller, C. Verhaelen, V. Vicinelli, F. Vögtle*
Host-Guest Complexes between an Aromatic Molecular Tweezer and Symmetric and Unsymmetric Dendrimers with a 4,4’-Bipyridinium Core
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 637-648

66.       P. Ceroni,* G. Bergamini, N. Aubert, V. Troiani, N. Solladié*
A pentaporphyrin as a switching device activated by proton and redox stimuli
ChemPhysChem 2005, 6, 2120-2128

65.       V. Balzani,* P. Ceroni, C. Giansante, V. Vicinelli, F.-G. Klärner,* C. Verhaelen, F. Vögtle,* U. Hahn
Tweezering the Core of a Dendrimer: A Photophysical and Electrochemical Study
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 4574-4578

64.       G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni, V. Balzani,* L. Cornelissen, J. van Heyst, S.-K. Lee, F. Vögtle*
Dendrimers based on a bis-cyclam core as fluorescence sensors for metal ions
J. Mater. Chem. 2005, 15, 2959-2964

63.       P. Ceroni, G. Bergamini, F. Marchioni, V. Balzani*
Luminescence as a tool to investigate dendrimer properties
Prog. Polym. Sci. 2005, 30, 453-473