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  1. M. Paoli, L. Mucchi, A. Martinelli, A. Agili, S. Morosi, V. Cimbalo, E. Panzi, ”Individual tracking system and method,” International Patent, WO2018224970A1, published on Dec 2018 (priority July 2017).
  2. F. Magni, L. Mucchi and F. Trippi, ”A system for detecting the quality of sleep of a user,” International Patent, WO 2017103903 A1, published on June 2017 (priority Dec 2015).
  3. R. Cozzani and L. Mucchi, “Reprogrammable wireless sensor system for vital signs monitoring,” International Patent, WO 2009069163 A1, June 2009 (priority Nov 2007). Published also as EP 2229757 B1, Dec 2016.

Invited Talks

  1. L. Mucchi, ”Smart Body Area Networks,” Medical Device Regulatory Science (MDRS) Panel, 10th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), Boston, MA, March 20-23, 2016.
  2. L. Mucchi, ”SmartBAN for healthcare: ETSI standardization,” InternationalWorkshop on SmartWireless Communications (SmartCom), May 16-17, Oulu, Finland, 2016.
  3. L. Mucchi, ”Physical Layer Cryptography And Cognitive Networks,” Strategic Workshop on “Distributed and secure cloud clustering”, Florence, Italy, 2010.


  1. M. M. Alam, M. Hämäläinen, L. Mucchi, I. K. Niazi, Y. Le Moullec (Eds.), "Body Area Networks. Smart IoT and Big Data for Intelligent Health", Proceedings of the 15th EAI International Conference, BODYNETS 2020, Tallinn, Estonia, October 21, 2020.
  2. L. Mucchi, M. Hämäläinen, S. Jayousi, and S. Morosi (Eds.), "Body Area Networks: Smart IoT and Big Data for Intelligent Health Management", Proceedings of the 14th EAI International Conference, BODYNETS 2019, Florence, Italy, October 2-3, 2019. Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 297)
  3. R. Dhaou, A. L. Beylot, M. J. Montpetit, D. Lucani, L. Mucchi (Eds.), “Personal Satellite Services,” Springer, Vol. 123, 2013.
  4. F. Argenti, L. Mucchi, E. Del Re, “Elaborazione numerica dei segnali - Teoria, esercizi ed esempi al calcolatore,” McGraw-Hill, Jan. 2011.

Book Chapters

  1. E. Intrieri, G. Gigli, M. Nocentini, L. Lombardi, N. Casagli, L. Mucchi, F. Trippi, R. Schina, E. Carnevale, J. Marturia, G. Bertolini, M. Pizziolo, "Development of an innovative 3D position monitoring system for emergency applications based on wireless sensor network technology", in Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice, Eds. Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia, CRC Press, Apr. 2018.
  2. S. Soderi, L. Mucchi, M. Hämäläinen, A. Piva, J. Iinatti, “Physical Layer Security”, in M. Liyanage, I. Ahmad, A. B. Abro, A. Gurtov, M. Ylianttila (eds.) “A Comprehensive Guide to 5G Security”, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 117-141, Jan 2018.
  3. E. Del RE, S. Morosi, L. Ronga, L. Mucchi, S. Jayousi, and F. Paganelli, "Advanced Reconfigurable 5G Architectures for Human Bond Communication," in S. Dixit and R. Prasad (eds.), "Human Bond Communication: The Holy Grail of Holistic Communication and Immersive Experience," Wiley, Apr 2017.
  4. S. Soderi, L. Mucchi, M. Hamalainen, A. Piva, and J. Iinatti, "Physical Layer Security,", in Comprehensive Guide to 5G Security, Wiley, 2017.
  5. L. Mucchi, L. S. Ronga, E. Del Re, “Physical layer cryptography and cognitive networks,” in L. Salgarelli et al. (eds.), Trustworthy Internet, Springer-Verlag, 2011.
  6. L. Mucchi, “Pulse shaping and diversity,” published in Short range wireless communication: Emerging Technologies and Applications, Editors: Rolf Kraemer and Marcos Katz, Publisher: Wiley; Feb. 2009.
  7. L. Mucchi et al., “Short-rangeWireless Communications,” published in Technologies for the Wireless Future: WirelessWorld Research Forum (WWRF), Vol. 3, Klaus David Editor, JohnWiley, Sept. 2008.
  8. L. Mucchi, L. S. Ronga, F. Argenti, T. Bianchi, “UWB polarization diversity,” published in the UWB Communication SystemsA Comprehensive Overview; EURASIP Book Series on Signal Processing and Communications, 2006.
  9. L. Mucchi et al., “Ultra-wideband: Technology and Future Perspectives,” published in Technologies for the Wireless Future: Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF), Vol. 2, R. Tafazolli Editor, John Wiley, April 2006.
  10. L. Mucchi, “Two-state CDMA reception,” published in the chapter MULTIUSER DETECTION inside the COST 272 Packet-oriented service delivery via satellite - final report book, 2005.

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Journal Papers  

  1. D. Marabissi, L. Mucchi, and S. Morosi, "User-Cell Association for Security and Energy Efficiency in Ultra-Dense Heterogeneous Networks", MDPI Sensors, Special Issue on Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation for beyond 5G and IoT Systems, vol. 21, no. 2: 508, Jan 2021. [doi: 10.3390/s21020508]
  2. S. Caputo, L. Mucchi, F. S. Cataliotti, M. Seminara, T. Nawaz, and J. Catani, "Measurement-based VLC channel characterization for I2V communications in a real urban scenario", in Springer Vehicular Communications, 100305, Sept. 2020. [doi: 10.1016/j.vehcom.2020.100305]
  3. L. Mucchi, R. Vuohtoniemi, H. Virk, A. Conti, M. Hamalainen, J. Iinatti, and M. Z. Win, "Spectrum Occupancy and Interference Model Based on Network Experimentation in Hospital", in IEEE Trans. on Wireless Comm., vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 5666-5675, Sept. 2020. [doi: 10.1109/TWC.2020.2995116]
  4. M. Hämäläinen, L. Mucchi, et al., "ETSI SmartBAN Architecture: The Global Vision for Smart Body Area Networks," IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 150611-150625, 2020. [doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3016705]
  5. M. Seminara, T. Nawaz, S. Caputo, L. Mucch, and J. Catani, "Characterization of Field of View in Visible Light Communication Systems for Intelligent Transportation Systems," IEEE Photonics, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1-16, Aug. 2020.
  6. T. Nawaz, M. Seminara, S. Caputo, L. Mucchi, and J. Catani, "Low-Latency VLC system with Fresnel receiver for I2V ITS applications," MDPI Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks (JSAN), vol. 9, no. 3, art. no. 35, July 2020.
  7. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and S. Jayousi, "Energy Efficient Constellation for Wireless Connectivity of IoT Devices", MDPI Sensors, vol. 20, no. 14, art. no. 3991, July 2020.
  8. D. Marabissi, L. Mucchi, S. Caputo, F. Nizzi, T. Pecorella, R. Fantacci, T. Nawaz, M. Seminara, and J. Catani, “Experimental Measurements of a Joint 5G-VLC Communication for Future Vehicular Networks,” MDPI Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks (JSAN), vol. 9, no. 3, art. no. 32, July 2020.
  9. M. Ylianttila, R. Kantola, A. Gurtov, L. Mucchi et al., "6G White paper: Research challenges for Trust, Security and Privacy", arXiv:2004.11665v1 [cs.CR], Apr. 2020.
  10. M. Seminara, T. Nawaz, S. Caputo, L. Mucchi, and J. Catani, "Optical Characterization of Ultra-Low latency Visible Light Communication System for Intelligent Transportation Systems", in arXiv:2004.01081 [eess.SP], Mar 2020.
  11. A. Martinelli, M. Dolfi, S. Morosi, L. Mucchi, M. Paoli, A. Agili, "Ultra-wide Band Positioning in Sport: How the Relative Height Between the Transmitting and the Receiving Antenna Affects the System Performance," in Springer International Journal of Wireless Information Networks (IJWIN), vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 18-29, March 2020. [DOI:10.1007/s10776-019-00470-7]
  12. T. Nawaz, M. Seminara, S. Caputo, L. Mucchi, F. Cataliotti, and J. Catani, "IEEE 802.15.7-Compliant Ultra-low Latency Relaying VLC System for Safety-Critical ITS," in IEEE Trans. on Veh. Tech., vol. 68, no. 12, pp. 12040-12051, Dec. 2019. [DOI:10.1109/TVT.2019.2948041]
  13. L. Mucchi, A. Martinelli, S. Jayousi, S. Caputo and M. Pierobon, "Secrecy Capacity and Secure Distance for Diffusion-based Molecular Communication Systems," in IEEE Access, Aug. 2019 [DOI:10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2932567]
  14. G. Chisci, A. Conti, L. Mucchi, and M. Z. Win, "Intrinsic Secrecy in Inhomogeneous Stochastic Networks," in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 1291-1304, Aug. 2019. [doi:10.1109/TNET.2019.2911126]
  15. D. Marabissi, L. Mucchi, R. Fantacci, M. R. Spada, F. Massimiani, A. Fratini, G. Cau, J. Yunpeng, and L. Fedele, "A Real Case of Implementation of the Future 5G City", in MDPI Future Internet, 11(1), 4, Dec 2018.
  16. L. Mucchi, S. Jayousi, A. Martinelli, S. Caputo, E. Intrieri, G. Gigli, T. Gracchi, F. Mugnai, M. Favalli, A. Fornaciai, and L. Nannipieri, "A Flexible Wireless Sensor Network based on Ultra-Wide Band Technology for Ground Instability Monitoring," MDPI Sensors, vol. 18, no. 9, Sept 2018.
  17. E. Intrieri, G. Gigli, T. Gracchi, M. Nocentini, L. Lombardi, F. Mugnai, W. Frodella, G. Bertolini, E. Carnevale, M. Favalli, A. Fornaciai, J. M. Alavedra, L. Mucchi, L. Nannipieri, X. R. Lloveras, M. Pizziolo, R. Schina, F. Trippi, and N. Casagli, "Application of an Ultra-Wide Band sensor-free wireless network for ground monitoring," Engineering Geology, vol. 238, pp. 1-14, May 2018.
  18. A. Sorrentino, L. Mucchi, S. Cappa, and M. Migliaccio, "Performance Analysis of Different Indoor Ultra Wide Band Channel Indicators," Advanced Electromagnetics, vol. 7, no. 2, Mar 2018.
  19. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, X. Zhou, K. Huang, Y. Chen, and R. Wang, “A new metric for measuring the security of an environment: The secrecy pressure,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 3416–3430, May 2017.
  20. H. Viittala, L. Mucchi, M. Hamalainen, and T. Paso, ”ETSI SmartBAN System Performance and Coexistence Verification for Healthcare,” IEEE Access, Vol. 5, pp. 8175-8182, Dec 2017.
  21. S. Soderi, L. Mucchi, M. Hamalainen, A. Piva, and J. Iinatti, ”Physical Layer Security based on Spread-Spectrum Watermarking and Jamming Receiver,” in Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT), vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 1-13, July 2017.
  22. F. Ciabini, S. Morosi, L. Mucchi, and L. Ronga, "A Metric for Secrecy-Energy Efficiency Tradeoff Evaluation in 3GPP Cellular Networks," MDPI Information, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 60-72, Oct 2016.
  23. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and G. Chisci, “Noise-loop multiple access,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 8255–8266, Oct 2016.
  24. T. Pecorella, L. Brilli, and L. Mucchi, “The role of physical layer security in iot: A novel perspective,” MDPI Information, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 49-66, Sept 2016.
  25. G. Pasolini, G. Alexandropoulos, L. Mucchi, J. Prieto, and Y. Shen, “Energy and spectrum efficient wireless sensor networks,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1–2, June 2016.
  26. E. Del Re, S. Morosi, L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and S. Jayousi, “Future wireless systems for human bond communications,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 39–52, May 2016.
  27. K. Ohno, D. Anzai, M. Sugimachi, T. Aoyagi, H. Tanaka, T. Onishi, I. Ida, S. Hara, M. Miyazaki, H. Bang Li, L. Mucchi, and R. Kohno, ”Foreword: Special section on innovation of medical information and communication technology for dependable society,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E98B, no. 4, pp. 525, Apr 2015.
  28. M. D. Sanctis, E. Cianca, T. Rossi, C. Sacchi, L. Mucchi, and R. Prasad, “Waveform design solutions for ehf broadband satellite communications,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 18–23, March 2015.
  29. Y. Chen, L. Mucchi, R. Wang, and K. Huang, “Modeling network interference in the angular domain: Interference azimuth spectrum,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 2107–2120, June 2014.
  30. A. Conti, D. Dardari, M. Guerra, L. Mucchi, and M. Z. Win, “Experimental characterization of diversity navigation,” IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 115–124, March 2014.
  31. Y. Chen, L. Mucchi, and R.Wang, “Visualizing wireless network performance metrics in space-time,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 822–835, Feb 2014
  32. L. Mucchi, A. Sorrentino, A. Carpini, M. Migliaccio, and G. Ferrara, “Physically-based indicator for identifying ultra-wideband indoor channel condition,” IET Microwaves, Antennas Propagation, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 16–21, Jan 2014.
  33. L. Mucchi, L. Chisci, L. Fabbrini, and G. Giovannetti, “A robust cross-layer metric for routing protocol in mobile wireless ad hoc networks,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2012, no. 1, pp. 1–13, Dec 2012.
  34. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and E. Del Re, “Physical layer cryptography and cognitive networks,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 95–109, May 2011.
  35. L. Mucchi and T. Landi, “A new technique for environment identification in impulsive radio systems,” International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 141–155, 2012.
  36. L. Mucchi and F. Trippi, “Experimental measurements of the accuracy of commercial uwb real-time localisation systems and proposal of new collision avoidance algorithms for industrial applications,” International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 179–188, 2012.
  37. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and E. Del Re, “A novel approach for physical layer cryptography in wireless networks,” Wireless personal communications, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 329–347, May 2010.
  38. L. Mucchi and F. Puggelli, “Two new space-time codes for uwb range extension,” International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 49–57, 2009
  39. L. Mucchi, L. Ronga, and L. Cipriani, “A new modulation for intrinsically secure radio channel in wireless systems,” Wireless personal communications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 67–80, Oct 2009.
  40. L. Mucchi and P. Marcocci, “A new parameter for uwb indoor channel profile identification,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 1597–1602, April 2009.
  41. D. Dardari, C. Chong, D. Jourdan, and L. Mucchi, “Cooperative localization in wireless ad hoc and sensor networks,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2008, no. 1, pp. 1–2, Nov 2008.
  42. L. Chisci, R. Fantacci, L. Mucchi, and T. Pecorella, “A queue-based approach to power control in wireless communication networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 128–134, Jan 2008.
  43. L. Mucchi, C. Staderini, J. Ylitalo, and P. Ky¨ ost, “Modified spatial channel model for mimo wireless systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2007, no. 1, pp. 1–7, Oct 2007.
  44. E. Del Re, S. Morosi, D. Marabissi, L. Mucchi, L. Pierucci, and L. Ronga, “Reconfigurable antenna for future wireless communication systems,”Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 405–430, Aug 2007.
  45. L. Mucchi, T. Palandri, R. Fantacci, and E. D. Re, “Space-time mmse advanced detector for multisatellite systems under nonideal conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 1716–1726, July 2007.
  46. F. Argenti, T. Bianchi, L. Mucchi, and L. Ronga, “Polarization diversity for multiband uwb systems,” Signal processing, vol. 86, no. 9, pp. 2208–2220, Sept 2006.
  47. C. Falsi, D. Dardari, L. Mucchi, and M. Z. Win, “Time of arrival estimation for uwb localizers in realistic environments,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2006, no. 1, pp. 1–13, Dec 2006.
  48. E. Del Re, L. Mucchi, and L. Ronga, “Performance evaluation of a novel cdma detection technique: The two-state approach,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2005, no. 5, pp. 1–12, Dec 2005.
  49. Lorenzo Mucchi and Luca Ronga, ”Space-time in radio communications,” EURASIP journal newsletter, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 11-22, 2004. [invited paper]
  50. L. Mucchi, S. Morosi, E. D. Re, and R. Fantacci, “A new algorithm for blind adaptive multiuser detection in frequency selective multipath fading channel,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 235–247, Jan 2004.

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Ph.D. Thesis
L. Mucchi, "Advanced CDMA detection techniques for multipath fading wireless channels under non-ideal conditions", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Florence (Italy), Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, 2002. --> download

Prof. R. Fantacci (Univ. of Florence, Italy),
Prof. E. Del Re (Univ. of Florence, Italy) and
Prof. M. Latva-aho (Centre for Wireless Communications - CWC, University of Oulu, Finland).