Classical p-branes from boundary state P Di Vecchia, M Frau, I Pesando, S Sciuto, A Lerda, R Russo Nuclear Physics B 507 (1-2), 259-276, 1997 | 284 | 1997 |

Line defects in the 3d Ising model M Billo, M Caselle, D Gaiotto, F Gliozzi, M Meineri, R Pellegrini Journal of High Energy Physics 2013 (7), 1-23, 2013 | 206* | 2013 |

Classical gauge instantons from open strings M Billo, M Frau, I Pesando, F Fucito, A Lerda, A Liccardo Journal of High Energy Physics 2003 (02), 045, 2003 | 202 | 2003 |

Microscopic string analysis of the D0–D8 brane system and dual RR states M Billo, P Di Vecchia, M Frau, A Lerda, I Pesando, R Russo, S Sciuto Nuclear Physics B 526 (1), 199-228, 1998 | 160 | 1998 |

Fractional D-branes and their gauge duals M Bertolini, P Di Vecchia, R Marotta, M Frau, A Lerda, I Pesando Journal of High Energy Physics 2001 (02), 014, 2001 | 159 | 2001 |

A κ gauge fixed type IIB superstring action on AdS5× S5 I Pesando Journal of High Energy Physics 1998 (11), 002, 1998 | 127 | 1998 |

The GS type IIB superstring action on AdS3× S3× T4 I Pesando Journal of High Energy Physics 1999 (02), 007, 1999 | 116 | 1999 |

Boundary states for GS superstrings in an Hpp wave background M Billo, I Pesando Physics Letters B 536 (1-2), 121-128, 2002 | 112 | 2002 |

Scattering of closed strings from many D-branes M Frau, I Pesando, S Sciuto, A Lerda, R Russo Physics Letters B 400 (1-2), 52-62, 1997 | 100 | 1997 |

Spontaneous N= 2--> N= 1 local supersymmetry breaking with surviving local gauge group P Fre, L Girardello, I Pesando, M Trigiante arXiv preprint hep-th/9607032, 1996 | 96 | 1996 |

𝒩= 1/2 gauge theory and its instanton moduli space from open strings in RR background M Billó, M Frau, I Pesando, A Lerda Journal of High Energy Physics 2004 (05), 023, 2004 | 78 | 2004 |

Instanton effects in 𝒩= 1 brane models and the Kähler metric of twisted matter M Billo, M Frau, I Pesando, P Di Vecchia, A Lerda, R Marotta Journal of High Energy Physics 2007 (12), 051, 2007 | 64 | 2007 |

Instantons in 𝒩= 2 magnetized D-brane worlds M Billo, M Frau, I Pesando, P Di Vecchia, A Lerda, R Marotta Journal of High Energy Physics 2007 (10), 091, 2007 | 56 | 2007 |

Exact Results for the Supersymmetric Gauge Theories I Pesando arXiv preprint hep-th/9506139, 1995 | 55 | 1995 |

Exotic instanton counting and heterotic/type I'duality M Billò, L Ferro, M Frau, L Gallot, A Lerda, I Pesando Journal of High Energy Physics 2009 (07), 092, 2009 | 54 | 2009 |

F-theoretic vs microscopic description of a conformal SYM theory M Billo, L Gallot, A Lerda, I Pesando Journal of High Energy Physics 2010 (11), 1-43, 2010 | 47 | 2010 |

The complete superspace action of chiral D= 10, N= 2 supergravity L Castellani, I Pesando International Journal of Modern Physics A 8 (06), 1125-1138, 1993 | 45 | 1993 |

The rigid limit in special Kähler geometry-from-fibrations to special Riemann surfaces: a detailed case study M Billó, F Denef, P Fre, I Pesando, W Troost, A Van Proeyen, D Zanon Classical and quantum gravity 15 (8), 2083, 1999 | 43 | 1999 |

Evolutionary rewiring of human regulatory networks by waves of genome expansion D Marnetto, F Mantica, I Molineris, E Grassi, I Pesando, P Provero The American Journal of Human Genetics 102 (2), 207-218, 2018 | 40 | 2018 |

On the effective potential of the system in type II theories I Pesando Modern Physics Letters A 14 (23), 1545-1563, 1999 | 40 | 1999 |