π-Extended perylene diimide double-heterohelicenes as ambipolar organic semiconductors for broadband circularly polarized light detection

2021 / Nature Communications

Despite great challenges, the development of new molecular structures with multiple and even conflicting characteristics are eagerly pursued for exploring …

Carlos Morillo

Green synthesis of blue-fluorescent carbon nanospheres from the pith of tapioca (Manihot esculenta) stem for Fe(III) detection

2020 / Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

Blue-light emitting fluorescent carbon nanospheres (CNs) were synthesized from the biological precursor, the pith of tapioca (Manihot esculenta) stem, by …

Carlos Morillo

Bis-chalcone derivatives derived from natural products as near-UV/visible light sensitive photoinitiators for 3D/4D printing†

2020 / Materials Chemistry Frontiers

Four series of bis-chalcone compounds based on benzylpiperidinone, tetrahydrothiopyranone, pyridine or biphenyl central parts are designed and synthesized, enabling the …

Carlos Morillo

Biogenic preparation and characterization of Pyropia yezoensis silver nanoparticles (P.y AgNPs) and their antibacterial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2020 / Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering

Marine algae play key roles in several medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and aquacultural applications. Furthermore, biosynthesized nanomaterials are becoming an alternative …

Carlos Morillo

Formation of high-photoresponsivity BaSi2 films on glass substrate by radio-frequency sputtering for solar cell applications

2020 / Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

The formation of high-photoresponsivity semiconducting films composed of earth-abundant elements on a SiO2 substrate is of particular importance for large-scale …

Carlos Morillo

Enhancement of the TiO2 photoactivity for propene oxidation by carbon incorporation using saccharose in hydrothermal synthesis

2020 / Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering

TiO2-C photocatalysts were prepared by hydrothermal synthesis using titanium tetraisopropoxide, saccharose and HCl of variable concentration. The TiO2-C photocatalysts have …

Carlos Morillo

Distribution of studtite and metastudtite generated on the surface of U3O8: application of Raman imaging technique to uranium compound

2020 / Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology

Studtite and metastudtite are uranyl peroxides formed on nuclear fuel in water through the reaction with H2O2 produced by the …

Carlos Morillo

Utilization of polyethylene terephthalate waste as a carbon filler in polypropylene matrix: Investigation of mechanical, rheological, and thermal properties

2020 / Journal of applied polymer science

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste was converted into carbon and the feasibility of utilizing it as a reinforcing filler material in …

Carlos Morillo

Self‐Assembled Type I Collagen‐Apatite Fibers with Varying Mineralization Extent and Luminescent Terbium Promote Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

2020 / Macromolecular Bioscience

This work explores in depth the simultaneous self‐assembly and mineralization of type I collagen by a base‐acid neutralization technique to …

Carlos Morillo