university of aveiro

theoria poiesis praxis

physics department


aveiro institute of materials

A. Millán, L. D. Carlos, C. D. S. Brites, N. J. O. Silva, R. Piñol, F. Palacio “Organic–Inorganic Hybrids Thermometry”, em Thermometry at the Nanoscale - Techniques and Selected Applications, edited by L. D. Carlos & F. Palacio

RSC Nanoscience & Nanotechnology No. 38, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2016 (ISSN: 1757-7136), pp. 237–272


L. Li, Y. Zhu, X. Zhou, C. D. S. Brites, D. Ananias, Z. Lin, F. A. Almeida Paz, J. Rocha, W. Huang, L. D. Carlos “Visible-light Excited Luminescent Thermometer Based on Single Lanthanide Organic Frameworks” Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 8677–8684 (2016)


J. Long, E. Mamontova, V. T. Freitas, D. Luneau, V. Vieru, L. F. Chibotaru, R. A. S. Ferreira, G. Félix, Y. Guari, L. D. Carlos, J. Larionova “Study of the Influence of Magnetic Dilution over Relaxation Processes in a Zn/Dy Single-Ion Magnet by Correlation between Luminescence and Magnetism” RSC Adv. 6, 108810–108818 (2016)


C. D. S. Brites, A. Millán, L. D. Carlos “Lanthanides in Luminescent Thermometry”, in Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, edited by J.-C. Bünzli & V. K. Pecharsky Vol. 49, Elsevier B.V., 2016 (ISBN: 978-0-444-63699-7), pp. 339–427 [ most cited chapter in 2016 on Science Direct for the book series]


J. Rocha, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos “Lanthanide Organic Framework Luminescent Thermometers”  Chem. Eur. J. 22, 14782–14795 (2016)


S. Parola, B. Julián-López, L. D. Carlos, C. Sanchez “Optical Properties of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials and Their Applications” Adv. Func. Mater. 26, 6506–6544 (2016)


J. Long, E. Mamontova, R. A. S. Ferreira, D. Luneau, Y. Guari, L. D. Carlos, J. Larionova “Magneto-Luminescence Correlation in the Textbook Dysprosium(III) Nitrate Single-Ion Magnet” Magnetochemistry, special issue on Molecular Magnetism of Lanthanides Complexes and Networks Magnetochemistry 2, 41 (2016)


A. R. N. Bastos, C. M. S. Vicente, L. D. Carlos, M. Lima, P. S. André, R. A. S. Ferreira “Flexible 90° Hybrid Coupler for Coherent Optical Systems Based on Organic-Inorganic Hybrids” 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2016, We.C5.4, ISBN: 978-1-5090-1466-8/16


M. Al Hareri, E. L. Gavey, J. Regier, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, M. Pilkington "Encapsulation of a [Dy(OH2)8]3+ Cation: Magneto-optical and Theoretical Studies of a Caged, Emissive SMM” Chem. Comm. 52, 11335 (2016) [ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


C. D. S. Brites, X. Xie, M. L. Debasu, X. Qin, J. Rocha, X. Liu, L. D. Carlos “Instantaneous Ballistic Velocity of Suspended Brownian Nanocrystals Measured by Upconversion Nanothermometry” Nature Nanotechnol., 11, 851–856 (2016) [ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


A. M. P. Botas, C. D. S. Brites, J. Wu, U. Kortshagen, R. N. Pereira, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira

“A New Generation of Primary Luminescent Thermometers Operating in Different Media Based on Silicon Nanoparticles” Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 33 740–748 (2016)[ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


C. D. S. Brites, P. P. Lima, L. D. Carlos “Tuning the sensitivity of Ln3+-based luminescent molecular thermometers through ligand design”  J. Lumin. 169, 497–502 (2016),


M. G. Lahoud, R. C. G. Frem, D. A. Gálico, G. Bannach, M. M. Nolasco, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos “Intriguing Light-Emission Features of Ketoprofen-Based Eu(III) Adduct due to a Strong Electron-Phonon Coupling” J. Lumin. 170, 357–363 (2016) ,


M. Rodrigues, R. Piñol, G. Antorrena, C. D. S. Brites, N. J. O. Silva, J. Luis Murillo, R. Cases, F. Palacio, N. Torras, J. Antonio Plaza, L. Pérez-García, L. D. Carlos, A. Millán “Implementing Thermometry on Silicon Surfaces Functionalized by Lanthanide-doped Self-assembled Polymer Monolayers” Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 200–209 (2016),  [ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


M. Ren, Z.-L. Xu, S.-S. Bao, T.-T. Wang, Z.-H. Zheng, R. A. S. Ferreira, Rute; L.-M. Zheng, L. D. Carlos “Lanthanide Salen-Type Complexes Exhibiting Single Ion Magnet and Photoluminescent Properties” Dalton Trans. 45, 2974–2982 (2016),


A. S. Souza, L. A. O. Nunes, I. G. N. Silva, F. A. M. Oliveira, L. L. da Luz, H. F. Brito, M. C. F. C. Felinto, R. A. S. Ferreira, S. A. Júnior, L. D. Carlos, O. L. Malta “High-Sensitive Eu3+ Ratiometric Thermometers Based on Excited State Absorption With Predictable Calibration” Nanoscale 8, 5327–5333 (2016)


 E. C. Ximendes, W. Q. Santos, U. Rocha, K. U. Kumar, F. Sanz-Rodriguez, N. Fernández, A. S. Gouveia-Neto, D. Bravo, A. Martín-. Domingo, B. Del Rosal, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos, D. Jaque, C. Jacinto “Unveiling in Vivo Sub-Tissue Thermal Dynamics by Infrared Luminescent Nanothermometers” Nano Lett. 16, 1695–1703 (2016),


D. Ananias, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha “Cryogenic Nanothermometer Based on MIL-103(Tb,Eu) Metal Organic Framework” Eur. J. Inor. Chem. 1967–1971 (2016) [ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE COVER ]


M. L. Debasu, C. D. S. Brites, S. Balabhadra, H. Oliveira, J. Rocha, L. D. Carlos “Nanoplatforms for Plasmon-Induced Heating and Thermometry ChemNanoMat 2, 520–527 (2016)


S. F. H. Correia, P. P. Lima, E. Pecoraro, S. J. L. Ribeiro, P. S. André, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos

“Scale-Up the Collection Area of Luminescent Solar Concentrators Towards Meter-Length Flexible Waveguiding Photovoltaics” Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl. 24 1178–1193 (2016),


S. Balabhadra, M. L. Debasu, C. D. S. Brites, J. Rocha, L.D. Carlos “Implementing Luminescence Thermometry at 1.3 Micrometers Using (GdNd)2O3 Nanoparticles” J. Luminescence 180, 25–30 (2016).