Observation of Size-Dependent Optical Properties Based on Surface and Quantum Effects in Nanocrystals of 5,5′-Bis(4-Biphenylyl)-2,2′-Bithiophene


Herein, 5,5′-bis(4-biphenylyl)-2,2′-bithiophene (BP2T or PPTTPP) nanocrystals are prepared via a modified miniemulsion technique. X-ray diffraction and selected area electron diffraction …

Carlos Morillo

Electrochemical properties of an activated carbon xerogel monolith from resorcinol–formaldehyde for supercapacitor electrode applications†

2021 / RSC Advances

Activated carbon xerogel monoliths were prepared from resorcinol and formaldehyde via a catalyst-free and template-free hydrothermal polycondensation reaction, followed by …

Carlos Morillo

Recent Progress Toward Realization of High-Efficiency BaSi2 Solar Cells: Thin-Film Deposition Techniques and Passivation of Defects

2021 / physica status solidi

Safe, stable, and earth-abundant materials for solar cell applications are of particular importance to realize a decarbonized society. Semiconducting barium …

Carlos Morillo

A combination of invasive and non-invasive techniques for the study of the palette and painting structure of a copy of Raphael’s Transfiguration of Christ

2021 / Heritage Science

The main objective of this study is to establish an appropriate method for the characterization of the pigments, materials and …

Carlos Morillo

Development of thermo/redox-responsive diselenide linked methoxy poly (ethylene glycol)-block-poly(ε-caprolactone-co-p-dioxanone) hydrogel for localized control drug release

2021 / Journal of Polymer Research

Thermo/redox-sensitive injectable hydrogels made from diselenide linked methoxy poly (ethylene glycol)-block-poly (ε-caprolactone-co-p-dioxanone) (Bi(PPCD)-Se2) were reported in this study. Bi(PPCD)-Se2 hydrogels’ …

Carlos Morillo

The sputtering of titanium magnetron target with increased temperature in reactive atmosphere by gas injection magnetron sputtering technique

2021 / Applied Surface Science

This paper presents a Gas Injection Magnetron Sputtering technique as a target temperature-controlling method. This technique is based on the …

Carlos Morillo

Enabling three-dimensional porous architectures via carbonyl functionalization and molecular-specific organic-SERS platforms

2021 / Nature Communications volume

Molecular engineering via functionalization has been a great tool to tune noncovalent intermolecular interactions. Herein, we demonstrate three-dimensional highly crystalline …

Carlos Morillo