university of aveiro

theoria poiesis praxis

physics department


aveiro institute of materials

C. D. S. Brites, P. P. Lima, N. J. O. Silva, A. Millán, V. S. Amaral, F. Palacio, L. D. Carlos, “Thermometry at the Nanoscale”, Nanoscale, 133, Nanoscale, 2012,4, 4799-4829 (2012)

[Invited Review Article]


D. M. Fernandes, D. Julião, C. Pereira, D. Ananias, S. S. Balula and C. Freire, “Hybrid layer-by-layer films based on lanthanide-bridged silicotungstates and poly(ethylenimine)", Colloid Surf. A-Physicochem. Eng. Asp., 415, 302–309 (2012);


P. G. Marques, A. R. Bastos, C. M. S. Vicente, E. Pecoraro, P. P. Lima, P. S. André, L.D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, “Thermo-Optical Attenuator Fabricated through Direct UV Laser Writing in Organic-Inorganic Hybrids”, 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON-2012, IEEE, Tu.B5.1 (2012);


E. Chelebaeva, J. Long, J. Larionova, Y. Guari, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, F. A. Almeida Paz, J. B. R. Gomes, Alexander Trifonov, C. Guérin, “Bi-functional Mixed-Lanthanide Cyano-Bridged Coordination Polymers Ln0.5Ln’0.5(H2O)5[W(CN)8] (Ln/Ln’=Eu/Tb, Eu/Gd, Tb/Sm)”, Inorg. Chem. 51, 9005–9016 (2012);


S. Cavaleiro, J. Rocha, J. P. C. Tomé, F. A. Almeida Paz, “Multi-Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks Assembled from a Tripodal Organic Linker”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 18354–18371 (2012);


C. M. Granadeiro, S. M. A. Cruz, G. Gonçalves, P. A. A. P. Marques, P. M. F. J. Costa, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, H. I. S. Nogueira, "Photoluminescent Bimetallic-3-Hydroxypicolinate/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite”, RSC Adv. 2, 9443–9447 (2012);


L. Guo, L. Fu, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, B. Yan, “Photofunctional Hybrid Silica Microspheres Covalently Functionalized with Metalloporphyrins”, J. Solid State Chem. 194, 9–14 (2012);


R. A. S. Ferreira, M. Nolasco, R. L. Longo, O. L. Malta, L. D. Carlos, “On the Dependence of the Lifetime Upon the Excitation Energy and Intramolecular Energy Transfer Rates: The 5D0 Eu3+ Case”, Chem. Eur. J. 18, 12130–12139 (2012);


S. F. H. Correia, P. Antunes, E. Pecoraro, P. P. Lima, H. Varum, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, P. André, “Optical Fiber Relative Humidity Sensor Based on a FBG with a Di-ureasil Coating”, Sensors 12, 8847–8860 (2012);


C. D. S. Brites, V. T. Freitas, R. A. S. Ferreira, A. Millán, V. S. Amaral, Fernando Palacio, L. D. Carlos, “Metal-Free Highly Luminescent Silica Biolabels”, Langmuir, 28, 8190–8196 (2012);


E. Lima, R. Mattos, E. Raphael, F. Sentanin, L. C. Rodrigues, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, M. M. Silva, A. Pawlicka, “Photoluminescent Polymer Electrolyte Based on Agar and Containing Europium Picrate for Electrochemical Devices”, Mater. Sci. Engineering B 177, 488–493 (2012);


Z. Amghouz, S. García-Granda, J. Garcia, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. Mafra, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “Series of Metal Organic Frameworks Assembled from Ln(III), Na(I), and Chiral Flexible-Achiral Rigid Dicarboxylates Exhibiting Tunable UV-VIS-IR Light Emission”, Inorg. Chem. 51, 1703–1716 (2012);


S. L. C. Pinho, S. Laurent, J. Rocha, A. Roch, M.-H. Delville, L. D. Carlos, L. Vander Elst, R. N. Muller, C. F. G. C. Geraldes, “Relaxometric Studies of γ-Fe2O3@SiO2 Core Shell Nanoparticles: When the Coating Matters”, J. Phys. Chem. C 116 2285–2291 (2012);


J. Long, R. Vallat, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, F. A. Almeida Paz, Y. Guari, J. Larionova, “Bifunctional Luminescent Single-Ion Magnet: Towards Correlation Between Luminescence Studies and Magnetic Slow Relaxation Processes”, Chem. Comm., 48, 9974–9976 (2012);


A. Tokarev, P. Agulhon, J. Long, F. Quignard, M. Robitzer, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, Y. Guari, C. Guérin, J. Larionova, “Synthesis and Study of Prussian Blue Type Nanoparticles Into an Alginate Matrix”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 20232–20242 (2012); [HIGHLIGHTED BY THE EDITORS]


M. L. Debasu, S. Pinho, C. Geraldes, D. Ananias, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “(Gd,Yb,Tb)PO4 Up-Conversion Nanocrystals for Bimodal Luminescence-MR Imaging”, Nanoscale 4, 5154–5162 (2012);


G. M. Conde, J. Carvalho, L. C. Rodrigues, Raquel Alves, R. A. S. Ferreira, A. Pawlicka, L. D. Carlos, M. M. Silva, “Natural Membranes for Application in Biomedical Devices”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Crist. 562 147–155 (2012);


C. Liu, R. A. S. Ferreira, F. A. A. Paz, A. Cadiau, L. D. Carlos, L. Fu, J. Rocha, F.-N. Shi, “Highly Emissive Zn-Ln Metal Organic Frameworks with an Unusual 3D Inorganic Subnetwork”, Chem. Comm. 48, 7964–7966 (2012);


J. Graffion, A. Cojocariu, X. Cattoën, R. A. S. Ferreira, V. R. Fernandes, P. S. André, L. D. Carlos, M. Wong Chi Man, J. Bartlett, “Luminescent Coatings From Bipyridine-based Bridged Silsesquioxanes Containing Eu3+ and Tb3+ Salts”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 13279–13285 (2012);


J. Luis Ferrari, K. Oliveira Lima, E. Pecoraro, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, R. Rocha Gonçalves, “Color Tunability of Intense Upconversion Emission From Er3+/Yb3+ Co-Doped SiO2-Ta2O5 Glass Ceramic Planar Waveguides”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 9901–9908 (2012);


J. Graffion, X. Cattoën, V. T. Freitas, R. A. S. Ferreira, M. Wong Chi Man, L. D. Carlos, “Engineering of Metal-Free Bipyridine-Based Bridged Silsesquioxanes for Sustainable Solid-State Lighting”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 671–6715 (2012);


S. C. Nunes, N. J. O. Silva, J. Hümmer, R. A. S. Ferreira, P. Almeida, L. D. Carlos, V. de Zea Bermudez, “Water-Mediated Structural Tunability of Alkyl/Siloxane Hybrid: From Amorphous to Lamellar Structure or Bilamellar Superstructure”, RSC Adv. 2, 2087–2099 (2012);


S. L. C. Pinho, H. Faneca, C. F. G. C. Geraldes, M.-H. Delville, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “Lanthanide-DTPA Grafted Silica Nanoparticles as Bimodal-Imaging Contrast Agents”, Biomaterials 33, 925–935 (2012);