university of aveiro

theoria poiesis praxis

physics department


aveiro institute of materials

N. Willis-Fox, A.-T. Marques, J. Arlt, U. Scherf, L. D. Carlos, H. D. Burrows, R. C. Evans “Synergistic  Photoluminescence Enhancement in Conjugated Polymer-Di-Ureasil Organic-Inorganic Hybrids” Chem. Sci., 6, 7227–7237 (2015),


Ting-Hai Yang, Lianshe Fu, R. A. S. Ferreira, M. M. Nolasco, J. Rocha, L. D. Carlos, Fa-Nian Shi “Influence of the Crystal Structure on the Luminescence Properties of Mixed Eu,La - (1,10-Phenanthroline) Complexes” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 29 4861–4868 (2015),


S. Balabhadra, M. L. Debasu, C. D. S. Brites, L A. O. Nunes, O. L. Malta, J Rocha, M. Bettinelli, L. D. Carlos, “Boosting the Sensitivity of Nd3+-based Luminescent Nanothermometers”, Nanoscale, 7, 17261–17267 (2015),


D. A. Turchetti, M. M. Nolasco, D. Szczerbowski, L. D. Carlos, L. C. Akcelrud, “Light Emission of a Polyfluorene Derivative Containing Complexed Europium Ions”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 26238–26248 (2015),


B. Julián-López, F. Gonell, P. P. Lima, V. T. Freitas, P. S. André, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, “Easily Processable Multimodal Spectral Converters Based on Metal Oxide/Organic-Inorganic Hybrids”, Nanotechnology 26, 405601 (9 pp) (2015),


A. C. T. Cursino, V. Rives, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, F. Wypych, “Layered Zinc Hydroxide Salts Intercalated With Anionic Surfactants and Adsolubilized With UV Absorbing Organic Molecules”, J. Braz. Chem. Soc. 26, 1769–1780 (2015),


K. P. F. Siqueira, P. P. Lima, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, E. M. Bittar, F. M. Matinaga, R. Paniago, K. Krambrock, R. L. Moreira, A. Dias, “Influence of the Matrix on the Red Emission in Europium Self-Activated Orthoceramics”, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 17825–17835 (2015),


M. Ren, C. D. S. Brites, S.-S. Bao, R. A. S. Ferreira, L.-M. Zheng, L, D. Carlos, “A Cryogenic Luminescent Ratiometric Thermometer Based on a Lanthanide Phosphonate Dimer”, J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 8480–8484 (2015),


E. L. Gavey, M. Al Hareri, J. Regier, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, F. S. Razavi, J. M. Rawson, Melanie Pilkington, “Placing a Crown on DyIII – The First Dual Property Luminescent LnIII Crown Ether Complex Displaying SMM Behaviour”, J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 7738–7747 (2015),


S. C. Nunes, J. Hümmer, V. T. Freitas, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, P. Almeida,a V. de Zea Bermudez, “Di-amidosils with Tunable Structure, Morphology and Emission Quantum Yield: The Role of Hydrogen Bonding”, J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 6844–6861 (2015),


R. M. Abdelhameed, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “Engineering Lanthanide-optical Centres in IRMOF-3 by Post-synthetic Modification”, New J. Chem. 39, 4249–4258 (2015), [ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


M. Ren, S.-S. Bao, B.-W. Wang, R. A. S. Ferreira, L.-M. Zheng, L. D. Carlos, “Lanthanide Phosphonates with Pseudo-D5h Local Symmetry Exhibiting Magnetic and Luminescent Bifunctional Properties”, Inorg. Chem. Front. 2, 558–566 (2015),


Z. Wang, D. Ananias, A. Carné-Sánchez, C. D. S. Brites, I. Imaz, D. Maspoch, J. Rocha, L. D. Carlos, “Lanthanide Organic Framework Nanothermometers Prepared by Spray-Drying”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 2824–2830 (2015), [HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER and by Wissenschaft aktuell]


D. M. Tobaldi, R. A. S. Ferreira, R. C. Pullar, M. P. Seabra, L. D. Carlos, J. A. Labrincha, “Nano-Titania Doped With Europium and Neodymium Showing Simultaneous Photoluminescent and Photocatalytic Behaviour”, J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 4970–4986 (2015),


M. Kasperczyk, S. Person, D. Ananias, L. D. Carlos, L. Novotny, “Excitation of Magnetic Dipole Transitions at Optical Frequencies with an Azimuthally Polarized Laser Beam”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 163903 (2015),


V. T. Freitas, L. Fu, A. M. Cojocariu, X. Cattoën, J. R. Bartlett, R. Le Parc, J.-L. Bantignies, M. Wong Chi Man, P. S. André, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, “Eu3+-Based Bridged Silsesquioxanes for Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrators”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 8770–8778 (2015),


R. Piñol, C. Brites, R. Bustamante, A. Martínez, N. J. O. Silva, J. L. Murillo, R. Cases, J. Carrey, C. Estepa, F. Palacio, L. D. Carlos, A. Millán,  “Joining Time-Resolved Thermometry and Magnetic-Induced Heating in a Single Nanoparticle Unveils Intriguing Thermal Properties at the Nanoscale”, ACS Nano, 9, 3134–3142 (2015),


D. Ananias, F. A. Almeida Paz, D. S. Yufit, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “Photoluminescent Thermometer Based on a Phase-transition Lanthanide Silicate With Unusual Structural Disorder”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 3051–3058 (2015),


S. F. H. Correia, P. P. Lima, P. S. André, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, “High-efficiency Luminescent Solar Concentrators for Flexible Waveguiding Photovoltaics”, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 138, 51–57 (2015),


S. C. Nunes, K. Bürglová, J. Hodačová, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, P. Almeida, X. Cattoën, M. Wong Chi Man, V. de Zea Bermudez, “Nanostructuring of bridged organosilane precursors with pendant alkyl chains”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1218–1225 (2015),


M. M. Nolasco, R. F. Mendes, P. P. Lima, F. A. Almeida Paz, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, “Modelling the Luminescence of Phosphonate Lanthanide-Organic Frameworks”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1254–1260 (2015),


J. Long, J. Rouquette, J.-M. Thibaud, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, B. Donnadieu, L. F. Chibotaru, J. Haines, Y. Guari, J. Larionova, “A High-Temperature Molecular Ferroelectric Exhibiting Luminescence and Single-Ion Magnet Behavior”, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 54, 2236–2240 (2015),


S. García-Revilla, J. Fernández, M. Barredo-Zuriarrain, L. D. Carlos, E. Pecoraro, I. Iparraguirre, J. Azkargorta, R. Balda,“Diffusive Random Laser Modes Under a Spatiotemporal Scope”, Opt. Express. 23, 1456–1469 (2015),



S. M. Bruno, D. Ananias, F. A. Almeida Paz, M. Pillinger, A. A. Valente, L. D. Carlos, I. S. Gonçalves,“Crystal Structure and Temperature-Dependent Luminescence of a Heterotetranuclear Sodium-Europium(III) β-diketonate Complex”, Dalton Transactions. 44, 488–492 (2015),