Publications

Carbon June 15, 2017

Fractal carbon nanotube fibers with mesoporous crystalline structure

H. Yue, V. Reguero, E. Senokos, A. Monreal-Bernal, B. Mas, J.P. Fernández-Blázquez, R. Marcilla, J.J. Vilatela

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Carbon June 5, 2017

Effect of nitrogen and oxygen doped carbon nanotubes on flammability of epoxy nanocomposites

Marjan E Shabestari, Eshan N Kalali, Viviana Jehová González, De-Yi Wang, Juan P Fernández-Blázquez, Juan Baselga, Olga Martin

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Journal of Materials Chemistry C May 24, 2017

Carbon nanotube fibers with martensite and austenite Fe residual catalyst: room temperature ferromagnetism and implications for CVD growth

B. Alemán, R. Ranchal, V. Reguero, B. Mas, J.J. Vilatela

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RSC Advances May 23, 2017

Bio-based carbonaceous composite materials from epoxidised linseed oil, bio-derived curing agent and starch with controllable functionality

N. Supanchaiyamat, P.S. Shuttleworth, C. Sikhom, S. Chaengkham, H. Yue, J.P. Fernández-Blázquez, V.L. Budarin, A.J. Hunt

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The multifunctional nanocomposites group is interested in nanomaterials and the exploitation of their properties on a macroscopic scale. One of its main activities is the synthesis of macroscopic materials based on nanostructured building blocks, assembled in a way that potentiates stress and charge transfer processes at the nanoscale. The group investigates tailoring the structure of these hierarchical materials through combination with polymers, hybridisation with semiconductors and fine control of the building blocks at a molecular scale. Central to its research is a macroscopic fibre made up carbon nanotubes and produced continuously by spinning an aerogel of CNTs directly from the gas phase during their growth by chemical vapour deposition. Regarded as the next generation high-performance synthetic fibre, this material is already produced industrially and used in various industries including aerospace.

 

News

1th Transpyrenean Encounter on Advanced Materials July 12, 2017

Alfonso and Evgeny have presented their work on energy harvesting and energy storage devices at the 1th Transpyrenean Encounter on Advanced Materials (Team 1).

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SECAT'17 June 21, 2017

Víctor will present the recent advances of the group in terms of catalysis for producing high-performance CNT fibers in the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Royal Society of Catalysis (SECAT'17),…

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Congratulations to Alicia May 23, 2017

Congratulations to Alicia Moya on the defense of her PhD thesis this last Monday.

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Fiber's Society Spring Conference 2017 May 23, 2017

Juan Carlos attended the international conference of the Fiber Society in Aachen (Germany), where he gave a talk on multifunctional properties of CNT fibres in which it was shown the…

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