university of aveiro

theoria poiesis praxis

physics department


aveiro institute of materials

A. G. Bispo-Jr, S. A. M. Lima, L. D. Carlos, A. M. Pires, R. A. S. Ferreira “Red-emitting Coatings for Multifunctional UV/red-emitting LEDs Applied in Plant Circadian Rhythm Control” ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 9, 016008 (2020)


 S. Shi, L. Wang, M. Fang, L. Fu, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, J. Wang, S. Wang “Blue-Light Excitable Europium Red Phosphors for White Light-Emitting Diodes” J. Alloys Compd. 814, 15226 (2020)


 A. M. Kaczmarek, Y.-Y. Liu, M. K. Kaczmarek, H. Liu, F. Artizzu, L. D. Carlos, P. Van Der Voort “Developing Luminescent Ratiometric Thermometers Based on a Covalent Organic Framework (COF)” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59, 1932−1940 (2020)


J. Long, M. S. Ivanov, V. A. Khomchenko, J.-M. Thibaud, J. Rouquette, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, B. Donnadieu, M. S. C. Henriques, J. A. Paixão, Y. Guari, J. Larionova “Room Temperature Magnetoelectric Control of Ferroelectric Domains in a Luminescent Ytterbium(III) Based Complex” Science 367, 671−676 (2020)


M. Fang, A. G. Bispo-Jr, L. Fu, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos “Efficient Green-Emitting Tb3+-Doped Di-ureasil Coating Phosphors for Near-UV Excited Light-Emitting Diodes” J. Luminescence 219, 116910 (2020)


B. Francis, M. M. Nolasco, P. Brandão, R. A. S. Ferreira, R. S. Carvalho, M. Cremona, L. D. Carlos “Efficient Visible-Light Excitable Eu3+-Complexes for Red Organic Light-Emitting Diodes” Eur. J. Inor. Chem. 14, 1260–1270 (2020)


M. L. Debasu, H. Oliveira, J. Rocha, L. D. Carlos “Colloidal (Gd0.98Nd0.02)2O3 Nanothermometers Operating in a Cell Culture Medium within the First and Second Biological Windows” J. Rare Earths 38, 483–491 (2020)



C. D. S. Brites, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, P. P. Fedorov, L. D. Carlos “Simultaneous Measurement of The Emission Quantum Yield and Local Temperature: The Illustrative Example of SrF2:Yb3+/Er3+ Single Crystals” Eur. J. Inor. Chem. 17, 1555–1561 (2020)



 S. F. H. Correia, R. L. Fernandes, Lianshe Fu, M. N. Nolasco, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira “High Emission Quantum Yield Tb3+-Activated Organic-Inorganic Hybrids For UV-Down Shifting Green Light-Emitting Diodes” Eur. J. Inor. Chem. 18, 1736–1742 (2020)


A. G. Bispo-Jr., S. A. M. Lima, L. D. Carlos, R. A. S. Ferreira, A. M. Pires “Phosphor-based green-emitting coatings for circadian lighting” J. Luminescence 224, 117298 (2020)


D. Ananias, C. M. Mongis, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha “Cryogenic Luminescent Ratiometric Thermometers Based on Tetragonal Na[LnSiO4]·xNaOH (Ln = Gd, Tb, Eu; x»0.2)” Eur. J. Inor. Chem. 19, 1852–1859 (2020)


J. Trojan-Piegza, C. D. S. Brites, J. F. C. B. Ramalho, Z. Wang, G. Zhou, S. Wang, L. D. Carlos, E. Zych “La0.4Gd1.6Zr2O7:0.1%Pr Transparent Sintered Ceramic – A Wide-Range Luminescence Thermometer”J. Mater. Chem. C 8, 7005–7011 (2020)



R. M. Silva, L. D. Carlos, J. Rocha, R. F. Silva “Luminescent Thin Films of Eu-Bearing UiO-66 Metal Organic Framework Prepared by ALD/MLD” Appl. Surf. Sci. 527 146603 (2020)


M. A. Hernández-Rodríguez, C. D. S. Brites, G. Antorrena, R. Piñol, R. Cases, L. Pérez-García, M. Rodrigues, J. António Plaza, N. Torras, I. Díez, A. Millán, L. D. Carlos “Lanthanide Luminescence to Mimic Molecular Logic and Computing Through Physical Inputs” Adv. Optical Mater. 8, 2000312 (2020)



A. Bednarkiewicz, L. Marciniak, L. D. Carlos, D. Jaque “Standardizing Luminescent Nanothermometry For Biomedical Applications” Nanoscale 12, 14405–14421 (2020)


P. Bharmoria, S. F. H. Correia, M. Martins, M. A. Hernández-Rodríguez, S. P. M. Ventura, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, J. A. P. Coutinho “Protein Co-habitation: Improving the Photo-Chemical Stability of R-Phycoerythrin in Solid State” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 6249–6255 (2020)


M. Sójka, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos, E. Zych  “Exploiting Bandgap Engineering to Fine Control Dual-Mode Lu2(Ge,Si)O5:Pr3+ Luminescent Thermometers” J. Mater. Chem. C 8, 10086–10097 (2020)


C. D. S. Brites, B. Zhuang, M. L. Debasu, D. Ding, X. Qin, F. E. Maturi, W. W. Y. Lim, De Wen Soh, J. Rocha, Z. Yi, X. Liu, L. D. Carlos “Decoding a Percolation Phase Transition of Water at ~330 K with a Nanoparticle Ruler” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 6704–6711 (2020)


M. Fondo, J. Corredoira-Vázquez, A. M. García Deibe, J. Sanmartín Matalobos, M. Amoza, A. M. P. Botas, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, E. Colacio “Field-Induced Slow Magnetic Relaxation and Luminescence Thermometry in a Mononuclear Ytterbium Complex” Inorg. Chem. Front. 7, 3019-3029 (2020)


A. G. Bispo-Jr, S. A. M. Lima, L. D. Carlos, A. M. Pires, R. A. S. Ferreira “Eu(II)-Activated Silicates for UV LEDs Tuning Into Warm White Light” Adv. Eng. Mater. 22, 2000422 (2020)



R. Piñol, J. Zeler, C. D. S. Brites, Y. Gu, P. Téllez, A. N. C. Neto, T. E. da Silva, R. Moreno-Loshuertos, P. Fernandez-Silva, A. Gallego, L. Martinez-Lostao, A. Martínez, L. D. Carlos, A. Millán “Real-Time Intracellular Temperature Imaging Using Lanthanide-Bearing Polymeric Micelles” Nano Lett. 20, 6466−6472 (2020)


F. J. Caixeta, A. R. N. Bastos, A. M. P. Botas, L. S. Rosa, V. S. de Souza, A. N. C. Neto, A. Ferrier, P. Goldner, L. D. Carlos, R. R. Gonçalves, R. A. S. Ferreira “High-Quantum Yield Upconverting Er3+/Yb3+ Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Dual Coatings For Real-Time Temperature Sensing and Photothermal Conversion” J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 37, 19892–19903 (2020)


L. B. Guimarães, A. M. P. Botas, M. C. F. C. Felinto, R. A. S. Ferreira, L. D. Carlos, O. L. Malta, Hermi F. Brito

“Highly Luminescent, Sensitive and Precise Optical Temperature Sensors Based on New Tb3+/Eu3+ Tetrakis Complexes” Mater. Adv. 1, 1988–1995 (2020)




A. R. N. Bastos, B. McKenna, T. Silvério, L. D. Carlos, P. S. André, R. C. Evans, R. A. S. Ferreira IET Optoelectronics (2020)


G. Gomez, R. Marin, A. N. C. Neto, A. M. P. Botas, J. Ovens, M. Bernini, L. D. Carlos, G. Soler-Illia, M. Murugesu

“Tunable Energy Transfer Process in Heterometallic MOFs Materials Based on 2,6-Naphtalenedicarboxylate: Solid-State Lighting and Near-Infrared Luminescence Thermometry” Chem. Mater. 32, 17, 7458–7468 (2020)


E. V. Salerno, J. Zeler, S. V. Eliseeva, M. Hernández-Rodríguez, A. N. C. Neto, S. Petoud, V. L. Pecoraro, L. D. Carlos

“[Ga3+8Sm3+2, Ga3+2Tb3+2] Metallacrowns are Highly Promising Ratiometric Luminescent Molecular Nanothermometers Operating at Physiologically Relevant Temperatures”Chemistry Eur. J. (2020)


Y. Shen, H. D. A. Santos, E. C. Ximendes, A. Sanz-Portilla, L. Monge, N. Fernández, C. Jacinto, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos, A. Benayas, M. Carmen Iglesias-de la Cruz, D. Jaque “Ag2S Nanoheaters with Multiparameter Sensing for Reliable Thermal Feedback During in Vivo Tumor Therapy” Adv. Funct. Mater.


D. Lu, L. Labrador-Páez, E. Ortiz-Rivero, P. Frades, M. A. Antoniak, D. Wawrzyńczyk, M. Nyk, C. D. S. Brites, L. D. Carlos, J. García Solé, P. Haro-González, D. Jaque “Exploring Single-Nanoparticle Dynamics at High Temperature by Optical Tweezers” Nano Lett. (2020)


A. Skripka, A. Benayas, C. D. S. Brites, Martin, Inocencio; L. D. Carlos; F. Vetrone “Inert Shell Effect on the Quantum Yield of Neodymium-Doped Near-Infrared Nanoparticles. The Necessary Shield in an Aqueous Dispersion” Nano Lett. (2020)