Flexible sheets of Silicon nanowires produced floating in the gas phase

“Tough sheets of nanowires produced floating in the gas phase” R. S. Schäufele, M. Vazquez-Pufleau, J. J. Vilatela. Materials Horizons, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/D0MH00777C

Continuous spinning of kilometres of CNT fibre 

“Controlling Carbon Nanotube Type in Macroscopic Fibers Synthesized by the Direct Spinning Process” V. Reguero, B. Alemán, B. Mas, J. J. Vilatela. Chemistry of Materials 26, 3550-3557, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/cm501187x

CNT fibre spinning at different winding rates

Strong Carbon Nanotube Fibers by Drawing Inspiration From Polymer Fiber Spinning” B. Aleman, V. Reguero, B. Mas, and J. J. Vilatela. ACS Nano 9(7), 7392–7398, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b02408

Continuous spinning CNT fibre with Selenium and Tellurium promoters

“Group 16 elements control the synthesis of continuous fibers of carbon nanotubes” B. Mas, B. Alemán, I. Dopico, I. Martin-Bragado, T. Naranjo, E. M. Pérez and J. J. Vilatela. Carbon 101, 458-464, 2016. doi:10.1021/acsnano.5b02408

Fabrication of composite laminates with unidirectional CNT fibre fabrics

In collaboration with Composite Materials Group (IMDEA Materials)