Publications

Journal of Materials Chemistry A February 8, 2019

Pore structure and electrochemical properties of CNT-based electrodes studied by in-situ small/wide angle X-ray scattering

C. Santos, E. Senokos, J.C. Fernández-Toribio, A. Ridruejo, R. Marcilla and J.J. Vilatela

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AIP Conference Proceedings January 29, 2019

Understanding the enhancement of Young’s modulus of macroscopic carbon nanotube fibers after polymer infiltration

Bartolomé Mas, Alfonso Monreal-Bernal, Hangbo Yue, Haiquin Zhang, Juan J. Vilatela

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Carbon January 24, 2019

Interfacially-grafted single wall carbon nanotube / poly (vinyl alcohol) composite fibers

Won Jun Lee, Adam J. Clancy, Juan C. Fernández-Toribio, David B. Anthony, Edward R. White, Eduardo Solano, Hannah S. Leese, Juan J. Vilatela, Milo S.P. Shaffer

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Carbon October 30, 2018

Controlled electrochemical functionalization of CNT fibers: Structure-chemistry relations and application in current collector-free all-solid supercapacitors

E. Senokos, M. Rana, C. Santos, R. Marcilla and Juan J. Vilatela

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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

Congratulations to Juan Carlos January 15, 2019

Congratulations to Juan Carlos for his PhD defense last Thursday! Nice research work about “Microstructure-properties relations for hierarchically structured CNT fibres “ supervised by Alvaro Ridruejo and Juan José Vilatela.

 

 

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Juan José Vilatela receives “The Miguel Catalán Award” from Comunidad de Madrid November 15, 2018

Juan José Vilatela receives “The Miguel Catalán Award” from Comunidad de Madrid in a ceremony at Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales. Congratulations! 

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Congratulations to Juan José Vilatela November 5, 2018

We are happy to announce that our group leader, Juan José Vilatela, has been awarded with the “Miguel Catalán Award” for young researchers under 40 years old at Comunidad de Madrid. Congratulations!!

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