2014


Articles in Refereed Journals 2014 

1.  Riudavets, J.; Pons, M.J; Gabarra, R.; Castañé, R.; Alomar, O.; Vega, L.F.; Guri, S. “The toxicity effects of atmospheres with high content of carbon dioxide with addition of sulphur dioxide on two stored-product pest species: Sitophilus oryzae and Tribolium confusum”. Journal of Stored Products Research, (2013) 1-5.

     Impact Factor:  1.347

 2.  Ribot-Llobet, E.; Montpart, N.; Ruiz-Franco, Y.; Rago, L.; Lafuente, J.; Baeza, J.; Guisasola, A. “Obtaining microbial communities with exoelectrogenic activity from anaerobic sludge using a simplified procedure”. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 88(12), (2013).  

     Impact Factor:  2.504

 3.  Olivares-Marín, Palomino, P.; Amarilla, J.M.; Enciso, E.; Tonti, D. “Effects of architecture on the electrochemistry of binder-free inverse opal carbons as Li-air cathodes in an ionic liquid-based electrolyte”. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, (2013) Pages 14270 -14279.

     Impact Factor:  6.101

 4.  Pereira, L. M. C.; Oliveira, M. B.; Dias, A. M. A.; Llovell, F.; Vega, L. F.; Carvalho, P. J.; Coutinho, J. A. P. “High Pressure Separation of Greenhouse Gases from Air with 1-Ethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Methyl-Phosphonate”. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 19,  (2013). Pages 299-309.

     Impact Factor:  3.944

 5.  Llovell, F.; Vilaseca, O.; Jung, N.; Vega, L. F. “Water + 1-alkanol systems: modeling the phase, interface and viscosity properties”. Fluid Phase Equilibria. 360 (2013) Pages 367-378.

     Impact Factor:  2.379

 6.  Olivé-Monllau, R.; Muñoz-Pascual, F. X.; Baldrich, E. “Characterization and optimization of carbon nanotube electrodes produced by magnetic entrapment: Application to paracetamol detection”.  Sensors and Actuactors B: Chemical 185.. pp 685-693. 2013.

     Impact Factor:  3.535

 7.  Barallat, J.; Olivé Monllau, R.; J.; Gonzalo-Ruiz, Ramirez-Satorras, J.; Muñoz-Pascual, F. X.; Ortega,  A. G.; Baldrich, E. “Chronoamperometric magneto immunosensor for mieloperoxidase detection in human plasma based on magnetic switch produced by 3D laser sintering”. Analytical Chemistry. 85 (19) pp 9049-9056. 2013.

     Impact Factor:  5.695

 8.  Rodriguez-Franco, P.; Abad, Ll.; Muñoz-Pascual, F. X.; Moreno, M.; Baldrich, E. “Effect of the transducer´s surface pre-treatment on SPR aptasensor development”. Sensors and Actuactors B: Chemical 191, pp 634-642. 2013.

     Impact Factor:  3.535

 9.  López-Aranguren, P; Vega, L.F; Domingo, C. “A new method using compressed CO2 for the in situ functionalization of

  mesoporous silica with hyperbranched polymers”. Chemical Communications. 49, (2013) Pages 11776-11778.

        Impact Factor:  6.378

 10.  Manzanares, M. Fàbrega, C. Ossó, J.O.; Vega, L.F.; Andreu, T. “Engineering the TiO2 outermost layers using magnesium for carbon dioxide photoreduction”. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. (2014). Volumes 150–151, Pages 57–62.

        Impact Factor:  5.825

 11.  Perez-Marin, A. P.; Ferrando-Villalba, P.; Lopeandia, A. F.; Abad, Ll.; Garcia, G.; Lopez , A. M.; Muñoz-Pascual, F. X.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. “Micropower theroelectric generator from thin Si membranes”. Nano Energy (Published online:

        http:// (dx.doi . org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2013.12.007). 2014.

        Impact Factor:  10.211

 12.  Goñi, A. R., Muniz, L. R., Reparaz, J. S., Alonso, M. I., Garriga, M., Lopeandia, A. F., J., Rodríguez-Viejo, Arbiol, J. and Rurali, R. “Using high pressure to unravel the mechanism of visible emission in amorphous Si/SiOx nanoparticles”, Phys. Rev. B - American Physical Society 89, 045428 (2014).

        Impact Factor:  3.767

 13.  P.López-Aranguren , P; Fraile, J, Vega, L.F; Domingo,  C. “Regenerable solid CO2 sorbents prepared by supercritical grafting of aminoalkoxysilane into low-cost mesoporous silica”. Journal of Supercritical Fluids. 85C, (2014) Pages 68-80

        Impact Factor:  2.732

 14.  Al-Nehlawi, A., Guri, S., Guamis, B.; Saldo, J . “Synergistic effect of carbon dioxide atmospheres and high hydrostatic pressure to reduce spoilage bacteria on poultry sausages”  LWT - Food Science and Technology. Volume 58, Issue 2, Pages 404–411

        Impact Factor:  2.546

 15.  Mac Dowell, N.; Llovell, F.; Sun, N.; Hallett, J. P.; George, A.; Hunt, P.A.; Welton, T.; Simmons, B.A.; Vega. L.F. “New experimental density data and soft-SAFT models of alkylimidazolium ([CnC1im]+) chloride (Cl−), methylsulphate ([MeSO4]−) and dimethylphosphate ([Me2PO4]−) based ionic liquids”. The Journal of Physical. Chemistry. B 118 (2014). Pages 6206−6221.

        Impact Factor:  3.607

 16.  Oliveira, M.B.; Llovell, F.; Cruz, M.; Vega, L.F.; Coutinho, J.A.P. “Phase equilibria description of biodiesels with water and alcohols for the optimal design of the production and purification process”. Fuel, 129 (2014). Pages 116–128.

        Impact Factor:  3.357

 17.Pereira, L. M. C.; Oliveira, M. B.; Llovell, F.; Vega, L. F.; Coutinho, J. A. P. “Assessing the N2O / CO2 High Pressure Separation Using Different Ionic Liquids”. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 92 (2014) 231–241.

     Impact Factor:  2.732

 18. Oliveira, M.B.; Freitas, S. V. D.; Llovell, F.; Vega, L.F.; Coutinho, J.A.P. “Development of simple and transferable molecular models for biodiesel production with the soft-SAFT equation of state” Chemical Engineering Research and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2014.02.025 (2014).

    Impact Factor:  1.927

 19. Murillo Cremaes, N; López-Aranguren, P.; Vega, L.F.; Saurina, J.; Roig, C.; Domingo, C. .“A novel solventless coating method to graft low molecular weight polyethyleneimine on silica aerogel fine powders”. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 52, 2760-2768 (2014).

     Impact Factor:  3.543

 20. Ferrando-Villalba, P.; Lopeandia, A.F; Abad, Ll; Llobet, J. Molina-Ruiz, M; García, G; Gerbolès, M; Alvarez, X; Goñi, A; Muñoz-Pascual, F.X; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. “Fabrication of suspended structures for measurements of in-plane thermal conductivity on sub-20 nm thin film Si membranes”, Nanotechnology, 25, 185402 (2014).

    Impact Factor:  3.842

 21. Pérez Castañeda, T.; Rodriguez-Tinoco, C.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J.; Ramos, M.A. “Suppresion of tunneling two-level systems in ultrastable glasses of indomethacin”.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).  Volume 111. Pages 11275-11280. (2014).

     Impact Factor:  9.809

 22. Molina-Ruiz, M.; Lopeandia, A.F.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Kinetics of silicide formation over a wide range of heating rates spanning six orders of magnitude”. Applied Physics Letters. 105, 013113; dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4890106 (2014)

     Impact Factor:  3.794

 23. Rodríguez-Tinoco, C.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M; Ràfols-Ribé, J. Lopeandía, A.F.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. “Evaluation of Growth Front Velocity in Ultrastable Glasses of Indomethacin over a wide Temperature Interval”. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 118. 10795 -10801 (2014)

     Impact Factor:  3.377

 24. Rodríguez-Tinoco, C., Gonzalez-Silveira, M.; Ràfols-Ribé, J.; García, G.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Highly stable glasses of celecoxib: Influence on thermo-kinetic properties, microstructure and response towards cristal growth”. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2014.07.031. (2014).

       Impact Factor:  1.716

 25. Llovell, F.; Vega, L. F. Assessing Ionic Liquids Experimental Data Using Molecular Modeling: [Cnmim][BF4] Case Study. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 59, 3220-3231.

       Impact Factor:  2.045

 26. Llovell, F. “Insights regarding challenges associated with combining green catalysts and new solvents”. The Catalyst Review. Movers and Shakers Section. Vol. 27, Issue 8. page 18.   The Catalyst Group Resources, Inc., 750 Bethlehem Pike, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002, USA.

 27. M. Olivares-Marín, P. Palomino, E. Enciso and D. Tonti, “Simple Method to Relate Experimental Pore Size Distribution and Discharge Capacity in Cathodes for Li/O2 Batteries”. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 20772

       Impact Factor:  4.835

 28. S. Martinez, I. Sobrados, D. Tonti, J.M. Amarilla and J. Sanz “Chemical vs. electrochemical extraction of lithium from the Li-excess Li1.10Mn1.90O4 spinel followed by NMR and DRX techniques”. Phys Chem Chem Phys 16 (2014) 3282

       Impact Factor:  4.198

 29. Llovell, F.; Vega, L.F. “Accurate modeling of supercritical CO2 for sustainable processes: water + CO2 and CO2 + fatty acid esters mixtures”. J. Supercritical Fluids, doi: 10.1016/j.supflu.2014.09.040 (2014).

       Impact Factor:  2.571

 30. Hernández  J.; Lafuente J;  Prado Ó.J. & Gabriel  D. “Startup and long-term performance of biotrickling filters packed with polyurethane foam and poplar wood chips treating a mixture of ethylmercaptan, H2S and NH3” Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 63(4), (2013), Pages 462-471.

       Impact Factor:  1.171

 31. G.S. Ostace, J.A. Baeza, J. Guerrero, A. Guisasola, V.M. Cristea, P.Ş. Agachi, J. Lafuente  “Development and economic assessment of different WWTP control strategies for optimal simultaneous removal of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus” Computers & Chemical Engineering, 53(1), (2013), Pages 164-177.

       Impact Factor:  2.452

 32. Bartrolí, A.; Garcia-Belinchón, C.; Hidalgo, J.M.; Rougé, P.; Fàbregas, C.; Fortuny, M.; Lafuente, J. & Prado, Ó.J. “Technical and economic analysis of real anaerobic digester centrate by means of partial nitrication and sustainable heterotrophic denitrication” Water Science & Technology, 67(12), (2013), Pages 2807-2813. 

       Impact Factor:  1.212

 33.Montebello, A.M.; Bezerra, T.;  Rovira, R.;  Rago, L.; Lafuente, J.; Gamisans, X.; Campoy, S.; Baeza, M. &  Gabriel D. “Operational aspects, pH transition and microbial shifts of a H2S desulfurizing biotrickling filter with random packing material” Chemosphere 93, (2013), Pages 2675-2682. 

     Impact Factor:  3.499

 34.Ribot-Llobet, Edgar; Montpart, Nuria; Ruiz-Franco, Yolanda; Rago, Laura; Lafuente, Javier; Baeza, Juan; Guisasola, Albert “Obtaining microbial communities with exoelectrogenic activity from anaerobic sludge using a simplified procedure” Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 89(11) (2014), Pages 1727-1732.

     Impact Factor:  2.494

 35. Machado, V.C., Lafuente, J., Baeza, J.A. “Activated sludge model 2d calibration with full-scale WWTP data: comparing model parameter identificability with influent and operational uncertainty”, Bioprocess Biosystem Engineering, 37(7) (2014), Pages 1271-1287. 

     Impact Factor:  1.823

 36. Torà J.A, Lafuente J., García-Belinchon, C., Bouchy, L., Baeza J.A. & Carrera, J. “High-throughput nitritation of reject water with a novel ammonium control loop: stable effluent generation for anammox or heterotrophic denitritation”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 243 (2014) Pages 265-271. 

     Impact Factor:  4.058

 37. Mora M., Fernández M., Gómez J.M., Cantero D., Lafuente J., Gamisans X., Gabriel D. “Kinetic and stoichiometric characterization of anoxic sulfide oxidation by SO-NR mixed cultures from anoxic biotrickling filters”. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(19), (2014) 

     Impact Factor:  3.811

 38. Montebello, A.M.; Mora, M.; Lopez, L.R.; Bezerra, T.; Gamisans, X.; Lafuente, J.; Baeza, M.; Gabriel, D. “Aerobic desulfurization of biogas by acidic biotrickling filtration in a randomly packed reactor” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 280,(2014) Pages 200-208. 

      Impact Factor:  4.331

 39. Roigé, A; Férnandez-Tejero, J; Ossó, J.O; Goñi, A.R; Martín, I; Voz, C; Alcubilla, R; Vega, L.F. “On the observation of electron-hole liquid luminescence under low excitation in Al2O3-passivated c-Si wafers”. Physica Status Solidi RRL. (2014) (issue and page numbers not yet assigned).

 40. López-Aranguren, P.; Builes, S.; Fraile, J.; Vega, L.F; Domingo,  C. “Understanding the performance of new amine-functionalized mesoporous silica materials for CO2 adsorption”. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53 (40), pp 15611–15619, 2014.

     Impact Factor:  2.235

 41. Santarelli, M.; Kiviaho, J.; Meucci, L.,;Vega, L.F.; Chiodo, V., Jevulski, J.; Spliethoff, H. “SOFCOM Project: Proof-of-Concept of WWTU Plant Feeding a SOFC CHP System Integrated with CO2 Removal” ECS Transactions 57 (1), 185-195.

 42. Rodríguez-Tinoco, C.; González-Silveira, M; Ràfols-Ribé, J.; Lopeandía, A; Clavaguera-Mora, M.T.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Evaluation of Growth Front Velocity in Ultrastable Glasses of Indomethacin over a Wide Temperature Interval” . The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118 (36), 10795-10801.

     Impact Factor:  3.377

 43. Muñoz Rojo, M.; Caballero Calero, O.; Lopeandia, A.F.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Review on measurement techniques of transport properties of nanowires” (vol 5, pg 11526, 2013) Nanoscale. 6 (16), 9865-9865

     Impact Factor:  6.739

 44. Ferrando-Villalba, P.; Lopeandia, A.F.; Abad, Ll.; Llobet, J.; Molina-Ruiz, M.; García, G.; Gerbolès, M.; Alvarez, F.X.; Goñi, A.R.; Muñoz-Pascual, F.J.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “In-plane thermal conductivity of sub-20 nm thick suspended mono-crystalline Si layers”. Nanotechnology, 2014 25(18), 185402.

     Impact Factor:  3.672

 45. Goñi ,A.R; Muñiz, L.R.; Reparaz, S.; Alonso, M.I. Garriga, M.; Lopeandia, A.F.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. ; Arbiol, and R. Rurali  “Using high pressure to unravel the mechanism of visible emission in amorphous Si/SiO x   nanoparticles” Physical Review Letters. B 89, 045428

     Impact Factor:  7.728


 2013 


 Articles in Refereed Journals 2013 

1.  Arce, A.; Mac Dowell, N.; Shah, N.; Vega, L.F. “Flexible operation of solvent regeneration systems for CO2 capture processes using advanced control techniques: Towards operational cost minimisation”. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier. Volume 11, Pages 236–250 (2012).

2. Suarez-Guevara, J.; Ayyad, O.; Gómez-Romero, P. “Copper@Polypyrrole Nanocables”. Nanoscale Research Letters 7:521. DOI:10.1186/1556-276X-7-521 (2012).

3.  Gómez-Romero, P.; Ruiz, V.; Suarez-Guevara, J.; Ayyad, O.; Muñoz-Rojas, D. “Rechargeable Batteries: From Hybrid Materials to Devices”. Proceedings of 222 Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). PRIME. Honolulu, HI Oct 2012. Symp B4-0652 ECS Transactions   ISSN: 1938-6737 (Print) Vol 50 Nº 24, 29-35; doi:10.1149/05024.0029ecst 2013

4.  Ruiz, V.; Suarez-Guevara, J. Gómez-Romero, P. “Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Supercapacitors”. Proceedings of 222 Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). Symp B2-571 PRIME. Honolulu, HI Oct  ECS Transactions   50(43): 117-123; doi:10.1149/05043.0117ecst  2013

5.  Ruiz,V.; Suárez-Guevara, J.;  Gómez-Romero, P. “Hybrid Electrodes Based on Polyoxometalate-Carbon Materials for Electrochemical Supercapacitors. Electrochemistry Communication. Pages. 24, 35-8 (2012).

6.  Al-Nehlawi, B., Saldo,J.; Vega, L.F.; Guri, S. “Effect of high carbon dioxide atmosphere packaging and soluble gas stabilization pre-treatment on the shelf-life and quality of chicken drumsticks”. Meat Science. Elsevier. 94(1), 1–8 (2013)

7.  Sepulveda, A; Leon-Gutierrez, E.; Rodríguez-Tinoco, C; Gonzalez-Silveira, M; Clavaguera-Mora, M.T;  Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Glass transition in ultrathin films of water: an in-situ naocalorimetric study” Journal of Chemical Physics 137, 244506 (2012).

8.  Bastos- Arrieta, J.; Muñoz, M.; Ruiz, P.; Muraviev, D. “Morphological changes of gel-type functional polymers after intermatrix synthesis of polymerstabilized silver nanoparticles”. Nanoscale Research Letters. 8:255. (2013).

9.   Cerdeira, F.; Garriga, M.; Alonso, M.I; Osso, J.O; Schreiber, F.; Dosch, H; Cardona, M. “Raman spectroscopy as a probe of molecular order, orientation, and stacking of fluorinated copperphthalocyanine (F16CuPc) thin films”. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. Volume 4, issue 4, pages 597-607 (2013)

10.  Roussel, T.; Vega, L.F. “The Self-Assembly of Nano-Objects Code: Applications to supramolecular organic monolayers adsorbed on metal surfaces”. arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.5434. Nov 2012.11.     Gomez-Romero, P; Fraile, J.; Ballesteros, B. “Fractal porosity in metals synthesized by a simple combustion reaction”. RSC Advances. Volume 3(7), 2351-2354 (2013)

11.  Gomez-Romero, P; Fraile, J.; Ballesteros, B. “Fractal porosity in metals synthesized by a simple combustion reaction”. RSC Advances. Volume 3(7), 2351-2354 (2013)

12.  Moder, I; Santiso, J; Lopeandia, A.;  Moodera, J;  Miao, G-Z;  Garcia, G; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. “Reduction of the deposition temperature of high quality EuO films on YSZ by incorporating an MgO buffer layer”. Thin Solid Films. Volume 531. Pages 466-470 (2013)

13.  Llovell, F; Mac Dowell, N;  Blas,  F.J; Galindo, A;  Jackson, G. “Application of the SAFT-VR density functional theory to the prediction of the interfacial properties of mixtures of relevance to reservoir engineering”.  Fluid Phase Equilibria. 336, Pages 137-150 (2012)

14.  Forte, E.; Llovell, F.; Trusler, J. P. M.; Galindo, A. “Application of the statistical associating fluid theory for potentials of variable range (SAFT-VR) coupled with renormalisation-group (RG) theory to model the phase equilibria and second-derivative properties of pure fluids”. Fluid Phase Equilibria. 337 (2013) Pages 274 - 287.

15.  Builes, S., Vega, L.F. “Effect of Immobilized Amines on the Sorption Properties of Solid Materials: Impregnation versus Grafting”. Langmuir 9, 199-206 (2013).

16.  Pardilla, S; Vega, L.F.; Mor-Mur, M and Guri, S. “Modified atmosphere packaging of minimally processed fruits: review and new trends” Alimentaria. Investigación, Tecnología y Seguridad. Ediciones y Publicaciones Alimentarias S.A.,441, 76-80 (2013).

17.  Moder, I.; García, G.; Santiso, J.; Moodera, JS; Miao, GXX., Lopeandia, AF.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. “Reduction of the deposition temperature of high quality EuO films on Yttria Stabilized Zirconia by incorporating an MgO buffer layer”. Thin Solid Films. Volume 531. Pages: 466-470. March 2013.

18.  Molina-Ruiz, M.; Lopeandia, A. F.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M.; Anahory, Y.; Guihard, M; García, G.; Clavaguera-Mora, MT:, Schiettekatte, F.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. “Formation of Pd2Si on single-crystalline Si (100) at ultrafast heating rates: An in-situ analysis by nanocalorimetry”. Applied Physics Letters.102,143111 (2013)

19.  Llovell, F; Marcos, R.M.; Vega, L.F “Transport Properties of Mixtures by the Soft-SAFT + Free-Volume Theory: Application to Mixtures of n‑Alkanes and Hydrofluorocarbons”.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Chem. B 117, (2013) Pages 5195-5205.

20.  Hernandez Carrillo, R.; Suárez-Guevara, J.; Torres-González, L.; Gomez-Romero, P.; Sanchez, E. “Incorporation of benzimidazolium ionic liquid in proton exchange membranes ABPBI-H3PO4”.  Journal of Molecular Liquids. Volume 181, May 2013, Pages 115–120

21.  López-Periago A.M.; Fraile, J.; López-Aranguren, P.; Vega, L.F.; Domingo, C.“CO2 capture efficiency and carbonation/calcination kinetics of micro and nanosized particles of supercritically precipitated calcium carbonate”. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier. Volume 226, June 2013. Pages 357–366

22.  Hernández  J.; Lafuente J;  Prado Ó.J. & Gabriel  D. “Startup and long-term performance of biotrickling filters packed with polyurethane foam and poplar wood chips treating a mixture of ethylmercaptan, H2S and NH3”. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association.  63(4), 462-471 (2013).

23.  Ostace, G., Baeza, J.A., Guerrero, J., Guisasola, A., Mircea Cristea, V., Şerban Agachi, P., Lafuente, J.  “Development and economic assessment of different WWTP control strategies for optimal simultaneous removal of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus”. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 53(1), 164-177 (2013).

24.  Bartrolí, A.; Garcia-Belinchón, C.; Hidalgo, ,J.M.; Rougé, P.; Fàbregas, C.; Fortuny, M.; Lafuente, J. & Prado, Ó.J. “Technical and economic analysis of real anaerobic digester centrate by means of partial nitrification and sustainable heterotrophic denitrification”, Water Science & Technology, 67(12), 2807-2813 (2013).

25.  Llovell, F.; Marcos, R. M.; Vega, L. F. “Free-Volume Theory Coupled with soft-SAFT for Viscosity Calculations: Comparison with Molecular Simulation and Experimental Data”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, (2013) Pages 8159 - 8171.

26. Pereira, L. M. C.; Oliveira, M. B.; Dias, A. M. A.; Llovell, F.; Vega, L. F.; Carvalho, P. J.; Coutinho, J. A. P. “High Pressure Separation of Greenhouse Gases from Air with 1-Ethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Methyl-Phosphonate”. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 19, 299-309 (2013).

27. Llovell, F.; Vilaseca, O.; Jung, N.; Vega, L. F. “Water + 1-alkanol systems: modeling the phase, interface and viscosity properties”. Fluid Phase Equilibria. Volume 360. Pages 367-378 (2013).

28. Pogna E.A.A, Rodriguez-Tinoco, C., Krisch, M., Rodríguez-Viejo, J.; Scopigno, T. “Acoustic-like dynamics of amorphous drugs in the THz regime”, Scientific Reports. 3, DOI: 10.1038/srep 02518

29. Olivares-Marín, M; Palomino, P.; Amarilla, J.M.; Enciso, E.; Tonti, D. “Effects of architecture on the electrochemistry of binderfree inverse opal carbons as Li–air cathodes in an ionic liquid-based electrolyte”. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 1, 14270-14279 (2013)

 

 BOOKS

1. Vega, L.F.; Ruiz, P.; Pacciani, R; Torres, J.; Moriña, I.; Osso, J.O; Sanz J.L; Fonseca, I.; Guri, S.; Grandia, F.; Yañez, J. “New Industrial Sustainable Uses of CO2”. Project SOST-CO2, 1º Edition. ISBN 978-84-695-5391-6. (2012)

2. Abos, H; Alvares, V.; Andrés, R.; Baleriola, G.; Ballesteros, J.; Canto, N.; Carretero, G.; Eguilior, S.; Fernández, D.; Fuentes-Cantinalla, J.; Giménez, A.; González, A.; González, P.; Hernández, E.; Hurtado, A.; Klimowitz, J.; Loredo, J.; Martínez, R.; Merino, A.; Miguel, F.; Pérez, A.; Riba, I.; Ruiz, G.; Stockhausen, H.; Suárez, I.; Torres, J.; Valle, L.; Valls, A.; Vega, L.F. “Almacenamiento de CO2: tecnologías, oportunidades y expectativas” (CO2 Storage: tecnologies, opportunities and expectations). 1º Edition. Plataforma Tecnológica Española del CO2 D.L. M-48302-2011.

3. Cillero, A.; Gil, J.; Gómez, M.; Larrea, G.; Llavona, I.; Martín, J.; Martínez, M.D.; Montero, I.; Ossó, O.; Riesco, J.; Rivera, J.; Rodríguez, M.; Rodríguez, P.; Toscano, L.; Vega, L.F. “Transporte del CO2: estado del arte, alternativas y retos” (CO2 Transportation: condition of art, alternatives and challenges). 1º Edition, April 2013. Plataforma Tecnológica del CO2. D.L: M-12439-2013

4. Albo, J.; Álvarez, J.L.; Andrés, J.M.; Bartolomé, C.; Burgos, S.; Castro Alcántara, P.; de la Peña O’Shea, V.A.; Grandia, F.; Guri, S.; Ossó, J.O.; Penelas, G.; Ruiz, P.; Salleras, J.; Torrecilla, J.; Torres, J.; Vega, L.F. Usos del CO2: un cambio hacia la sostenibilidad, 83 págs. Depósito Legal: M-21525-2013.

 


 2012


Articles in Refereed Journals 2013

1. Llovell, F.; Vilaseca, O.; Vega, L.F. “Thermodynamic modeling of imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids with the [PF6] anion by means of the soft-SAFT EoS”, Separation and Science Technology, 47(2), 399 (2012)

2. López-Periago, A.M.; Pacciani, R.; Vega, L.F.; and Domingo, C. “Monitoring the Effect of Mineral Precursor, Fluid Phase CO2–H2O Composition, and Stirring on CaCO3 Crysta­llization in a Supercritical—Ultrasound Carbonation Process”. Crystal Growth & Design, 11(12), 5324-5332 (2011).

3. Plataforma Española del CO2 contributions from L. Vega, J. Torres, R. Pacciani Docu­mento de Despliegue Estratégico y Agenda de I+D+I – Plataforma del CO2. November 2011.

4. López-Aranguren, P.; Saurina, J.; Vega, L.F.; Domingo, C. “Sorption of tryalkoxysilane in low-cost porous silicates using a supercritical CO2 method”. Microporous and mesopo­rous Materials, 148, 15-24 (2012).

5. Builes, S.; Vega, L.F. “Understanding CO2 capture in Amine-Functionalized MCM-41 by Molecular Simulation”. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (4), pp 3017-3024 (2012).

6. Anger, F.; Ossó, J.O.; Heinemeyer, U.; Broch, K.; Scholz, R.; Gerlach, A.; Schreiber, F. “Photoluminescence spectroscopy of pure pentacene, perfluoropentacene, and mixed thin films”. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 136(5), 054701. doi:10.1063/1.3677839 (2012).

7. Goñi, A.R.; Güell, F.; Pérez, L.; López-Vidrier, J.A.; Ossó, J.O.; Coronado, E.; Morante, J. R. “Retrieving the spatial distribution of cavity modes in dielectric resonators by near-field imaging and electrodynamics simulations”. Nanoscale, 4(5), 1620-6. doi:10.1039/c2nr11693f (2012).

8. Roigé, A.; Campoy-Quiles, M.; Ossó, J. O.; Alonso, M. I.; Vega, L. F. and Garriga, M. “Surface vs bulk phase transitions in semiconducting polymer films for OPV and OLED applications”. Synthetic Metals, 161, 2570–2574 (2012).

9. Nassyrov, D.; Muller, C.; Roigé, A.; Burgues-Ceballos, I.; Ossó, J. O.; Amabilino, D. B.; Garriga, M.; Alonso, M. I.; Goñi, A. R. and Campoy-Quiles, M. “Vapour printing: patter­ning of the optical and electrical properties of organic semiconductors in one simple step”. J. Mater. Chem., 22, 4519–4526 (2012).

10. Torrens-Serra J.; Peral I.; Rodriguez-Viejo J. et al. “Microstructure evolution and grain size distribution in nanocrystalline FeNbBCu from synchrotron XRD and TEM analysis”. Journal Of Non-Crystalline Solids Volume, 358, 107-113 DOI: 10.1016 (2012) 45

11. Sepúlveda, A.; Leon-Gutierrez, E.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M.; Clavaguera-Mora, M. T. and Rodríguez-Viejo, J.. “Anomalous Transformation of Vapor-Deposi­ted Highly Stable Glasses of Toluene into Mixed Glassy States by Annealing Above Tg.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3 (7), pp 919–923. (2012)

12. López-Aranguren, P.; Saurina, J.; Vega, L.F. and Domingo, C. “Sorption of tryalkoxysilane in low-cost porous silicates using a supercritical CO2 method”. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 148, 15-24 (2012)

13. Builes, S.; López-Aranguren, P.; Fraile, J.; Vega, L.F. and Domingo, C. “Alkylsilane functionalized meso and microporous materials: molecular simulation and experimental analysis of gas adsorption”. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (18), pp10150–10161 (2012)

14. López-Aranguren, P.; Vega, L.F.; Domingo, C. and Chimowitz, E.H. “An Equation of State for Pore-Confined Fluids”. AIChE J., DOI:10.1002/ aic.13873 (2012)

15. Oliveira, M. B.; Llovell, F; Coutinho, J. A. P.; Vega, L. F. “Modeling the [NTf2] Pyridinium Ionic Liquids Family and Their Mixtures with the Soft Statis­tical Associating Fluid Theory Equation of State” J. Phys. Chem. B 116, 9089−9100 (2012).

 16. Llovell, F.; Marcos, R.M.; MacDowell, N. and Vega, L. F. “Modelling the Ab­sorption of Weak Electrolytes and Acid Gases with Ionic Liquids Using the soft-SAFT Approach”. J. Phys. Chem. B. 116, 7709−7718 (2012)

17. Arce, A.; MacDowell, N.; Shah, N. and Vega, L.F. “Flexible operation of solvent regeneration systems for CO2 capture processes using ad­vanced control techniques: Towards operational cost minimization”. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, doi.org/10.1016/j. ijggc.2012.09.004,September 2012.

18. Oliveira, M; Dominguez-Perez, M.; Freire , M.; Llovell, F.; Cabeza, O.; Lopes da Silva, J.; Vega, L. F.; Coutinho , J .”Surface Tension of Binary Mixtures of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Bis (trifluoromethylsulfonyl) imide Ionic Liquids: Experimental Measurements and Soft-SAFT Modeling”. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp3059905. September 2012.

 

2011


Omar Ayyad, David Muñoz-Rojas and Pedro Gómez-Romero. Direct synthesis of a macroscopic array of naked Ag nanoparticles. Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 11285-11287 DOI: 10.1039/C1CC13353E

Pacciani, R.; Torres, J.; Solsona, P.; Coe, C.; Quinn, R, Hufton, J.; Golden, T. and Vega, L. F. Influence of the Concentration of CO2 and SO2 on the Absorption of CO2 by a Lithium Orthosilicate-Based Absorbent. Environmental Science & Technology, 2011, 45, 7083-7088, doi:10.1021/es201269j

Esther Forte, Felix Llovell, Lourdes F. Vega, J. P. Martin Trusler, and Amparo Galindo.Application of a renormalization-group treatment to the statistical associating fluid theory for potentials of variable range (SAFT-VR). J. of Chemical Physics, 2011, 134, 154102, DOI: 10.1063/1.3570614.

Santiago Builes, Thomas Roussel, Lourdes Vega. Optimization of the separation of Sulfur Hexafluoride and Nitrogen by selective adsorption using Monte Carlo simulations. AIChE Journal 2011 57(4), 962-974 DOI: 10.1002/aic.12312

Domenech-Ferrer, R.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J. and Garcia, G., Infrared imaging tool for screening catalyst effect on hydrogen storing thin film libraries. Catalysis Today 2011159, 144-149, doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2010.10.002.

Ionica-Bousquet, C.; Muñoz-Rojas, D.; Jr., W. C.; Pearlstein, R.; Kumar, G. G.; Pez, G. and Palacín, M., Polyfluorinated boron cluster based salts: A new electrolyte for application in nonaqueous asymmetric AC/Li4Ti5O12 supercapacitors, Journal of Power Sources2011 196, 1626 –1631,doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.08.082.

Llovell, F.; Valente, E.; Vilaseca, O. and Vega, L. F. Modeling Complex Associating Mixtures with [C-n-mim][Tf2N] Ionic Liquids: Predictions from the Soft-SAFT Equation. Journal of Physical Chemistry 2011115, 4387-4398, DOI: 10.1021/jp112315b

Álvarez-Quintana, J.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J.; Álvarez, F. X. and Jou, D., Thermal conductivity of thin single-crystalline germanium-on-insulator structures. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 201154, 1959-1962, doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.01.006

Domenech-Ferrer, R.; Rodriguez-Viejo, J.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M. and Garcia, G., In situ infrared thermographic screening of compositional spread Mg-Ti thin film libraries. The Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2011 509, 22, 6497-6501, doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2011.03.118

Molina-Ruiz, M.; Lopeandia, A. F.; Pi, F.; Givord, D.; Bourgeois, O. and Rodriguez-Viejo, J., Evidence of finite-size effect on the Neel temperature in ultrathin layers of CoO nanograins. Phys. Rev. B, American Physical Society, 2011, 83, 140407- DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.140407.

Builes S.; Roussel, T.; Ghimbeu, C.; Parmentier, J.; Gadiou, R.; Vix-Guterl, C. and Vega, L.F. Microporous carbon adsorbents with high CO2 capacities for industrial applications. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2011, 13, 16063-16070, DOI:10.1039/c1cp21673b.

Sepulveda, A.; Leon-Gutierrez, E.; Gonzalez-Silveira, M.; Rodriguez-Tinoco, C.; Clavaguera-Mora, M. T. and Rodriguez-Viejo, J. Accelerated Aging in Ultrathin Films of a Molecular Glass Former. Phys. Rev. B, American Physical Society, 2011, 83, 140407- DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.140407

2010


Vega, L. F. and Jackson, G. 20 years of the SAFT equation of sate – recent advances and challenges. Fluid Phase Equilibria 2010, 306, 1-3.

Tamboli, D.; Osso, O.; McEvoy, T.; Vega, L. F.; Rao, M. and Banerjee, G., Investigating the Compatibility of Ruthenium Liners with Copper Interconnects. ECS Transactions 201033, 181-187, doi: 10.1149/1.3489059

O. Vilaseca, F. Llovell, J. Yustos, R.M. Marcos, L, .F. Vega. Phase equilibria, surface tensions and heat capacities of hydrofluorocarbons and their mixtures including the critical region. J. of Supercritical Fluids, 2010, 55, 755–768, DOI: 10.1016/j.supflu.2010.10.015.

Oriol Vilaseca and Lourdes F. Vega. Direct calculation of interfacial properties of fluids close to the critical region by a molecular-based equation of state. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2010, altdoi:10.1016/j.fluid.2010.09.018.

Stefan Kowarik, Katharina Broch, Alexander Hinderhofer, Adam Schwartzberg, J. Oriol Osso, David Kilcoyne, Frank Schreiber, Stephen R. Leone. Crystal Grain Orientation in Organic Homo- and Heteroepitaxy of Pentacene and Perfluoropentacene Studied with X-ray Spectromicroscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010 114 (30), 13061-13067, doi: 10.1021/jp103713z

Ana M. López-Periago, Roberta Pacciani, Carlos García-González, Lourdes F. Vega, and Concepción Domingo. A breakthrough technique for the preparation of high-yield precipitated calcium carbonate. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 2010 52(3), 298-305, doi: 10.1016/j.supflu.2009.11.014

A. Belkadi, M.K. HadjKali, F. Llovell, V. Gerbaud, L.F. Vega. Soft-SAFT modeling of vapor–liquid equilibria of nitriles and their mixtures. Fluid Phase Equilibria 2010, 289,191–200.

J. Alvarez-Quintana, L. Peralba-Garcia, J.L. Labar, J. Rodriguez-Viejo. Ultra-Low Thermal Conductivity in Nanoscale Layered Oxides. J. of Heat Transfer – Transactions 2010, 132, 032402.

E. Leon-Gutierrez, G. Garcia, M. T. Clavaguera-Mora, J. Rodríguez-Viejo. Size effects and extraordinary stability of ultrathin vapor deposited glassy films of toluene. J. Phys. Chem. Letters 2010 1(1), 341-345.

F. X. Alvarez, J. Alvarez-Quintana, D. Jou, J. Rodriguez Viejo. Analytical expression for thermal conductivity of superlattices Journal of Applied Physics 2010 107(8), 084303/1-084303/8.

J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, S. Roth, J. Rodriguez-Viejo, M. T. Clavaguera-Mora. Effect of minor Co additions on the crystallization and magnetic properties of Fe(Co)NbBCu alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2010 496(1-2), 202-207.

J. Alvarez-Quintana, E. Martinez, E. Perez-Tijerina, S. Perez-Garcia, J. Rodriguez-Viejo. Temperature dependent thermal conductivity of polycrystalline ZnO films. Journal of Applied Physics 2010 107(6), pp. 063713/1-063713/4, (2010)

S. Kowarik, K. Broch, A. Hinderhofer, A. Schwartzberg, J. O. Ossó, D. Kilcoyne, F. Schreiber, S.R. Leone. Crystal Grain Orientation in Organic Homo- and Heteroepitaxy of Pentacene and Perfluoropentacene Studied with X-ray Spectromicroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010 114, 30.

L.F. Vega, O. Vilaseca, F. Llovell and J. S. Andreu. Modeling ionic liquids and the solubility of gases in them: Recent advances and perspectives. Fluid Phase Equilibria 2010 294(1-2), 15 - 30.

E. Leon-Gutierrez, A. Sepúlveda, G. Garcia, M. T. Clavaguera-Mora, J. Rodríguez-Viejo. Stability of thin film glasses of toluene and ethylbenzene formed by vapor deposition: an in situ nanocalometric study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010 12, 14693-14698.

Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, S. Roth, J. Rodríguez-Viejo, M.T. Clavaguera. Effect of minor additions on the glass forming ability and magnetic properties of Fe-Nb-B based metallic glasses J-Mora, Intermetallics 2010 18, 773-780.

2009


Christoph R. Mueller, Roberta Pacciani, Christopher D. Bohn, Stuart A. Scott and John S. Dennis. Investigation of the Enhanced Water Gas Shift Reaction Using Natural and Synthetic Sorbents for the Capture of CO2. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2009, 48 (23), pp 10284–10291, DOI: 10.1021/ie900772q

Torrens-Serra, J. and Bruna, P. and Roth, S. and Rodriguez-Viejo, J. and Clavaguera-Mora, M. T. Structural and magnetic characterization of FeNbBCu alloys as a function of Nb content. Journal of Physics D; Applied Physics. 2009, 42 095010.

F. Güell, J.O. Ossó, A.R. Goñic, A. Cornet and J.R. Morante. Synthesis and optical spectroscopy of ZnO nanowires. Superlattices and Microstructures 2009 45(4-5), 271-276, doi:10.1016/j.spmi.2008.10.030

Elena Taboada and Raul Solanas and Elisenda Rodriguez and Ralph Weissleder and Anna Roig. Supercritical-Fluid-Assisted One-Pot Synthesis of Biocompatible Core(γ-Fe2O3)/Shell(SiO2) Nanoparticles as High Relaxivity T2-Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Advanced Functional Materials 2009 19(14), 2319–2324, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200801681

Vega LF, Llovell F, Blas FJ. Capturing the solubility minima of n-alkanes in water by soft-SAFT. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2009, 113(21), 7621-30.

Garcia, G.; Lopeandía, A.F.; Bernardi, A.; Alonso, M.I.; Goñi, A.R.; Lábár, J.L.; Rodríguez-Viejo, J. Crystallisation of Amorphous Germanium Thin Films. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2009 9(5), 3013-3019(7).

Torrens-Serra, J. and Bruna, R. and Roth, S. and Rodriguez-Viejo, J. and Clavaguera-Mora, M. T. Bulk soft magnetic materials from ball-milled Fe77Nb7B15Cu1 amorphous ribbons Intermetallics 2009 17(1-2), 79-85, altdoi:10.1016/j.intermet.2008.10.002.

2008


Jordi S. Andreu and Lourdes F. Vega. Modeling the Solubility Behavior of CO2, H2, and Xe in [Cn-mim][Tf2N] Ionic Liquids. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2008, 112 (48), pp 15398–15406. DOI: 10.1021/jp807484g

Soler, L. and Macanas, J. and Munoz, M. and Casado, J. Synergistic hydrogen generation from aluminum, aluminum alloys and sodium borohydride in aqueous solutions. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2007 32(18), 4702-4710, doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.06.019

2007


Soler, L. and Macanas, J. and Munoz, M. and Casado, J. Aluminum and aluminum alloys as sources of hydrogen for fuel cell applications. Journal of Power Sources 2007 169(1), 144-149, altdoi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2007.01.080

2006


Vinals, J. and Juan, E. and Ruiz, M. and Ferrando, E. and Cruells, M. and Roca, A. and Casadao, J. Leaching of gold and palladium with aqueous ozone in dilute chloride media. Hydrometallurgy 2006, 81(2), 142-15. DOI:10.1016/j.hydromet.2005.12.004

Soler, L. and Macanas, J. and Munoz, M. and Casado, J. Electrocatalytic production of hydrogen boosted by organic pollutants and visible light. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2006 31(1), 129-139, altdoi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2004.11.001

2005


Vinals, J. and Juan, E. and Roca, A. and Cruells, M. and Casado, J. Leaching of metallic silver with aqueous ozone. Hydrometallurgy 2005 76(3-4), 225-232. DOI:10.1016/j.hydromet.2004.11.001