Publication list

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Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Simão, C.; Reparaz, S.; Wagner, M.; Graczykowski, B.; Kreuzer, M.; Ruiz-Blanco, Y.; Garcia, Y.; Malho, J.-M.; Goñi, A.; Ahopelto, J.; Sotomayor Torres, C.M. (2015) “Optical, mechanical, and vibrational properties of nanofibrillated cellulose: towards a robust platform for next-generation green technologies”, Carbohydrate Polymers, in press. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.03.032
  2. Simão, C.; Tuchapsky, D.; Khunsin, W.; Amann, A.; Morris, M. A.; Sotomayor Torres, C.M. (2015)C. M. S., “Dimensional and defectivity nanometrology of directed self-assembly patterns.” physica status solidi (c) 12 (3), 267-270.
  3. Kreuzer, M.; Simão, C.; Diaz, A.; Sotomayor Torres, C. (2014) “Formation of titanium nanostructures on block copolymer templates with varying molecular weights”, Macromolecules, 47, (24), 8691-8699
  4. Mokarian- Tabari P.; Cummins C.; Rasappa S.; Simão C.; Sotomayor Torres C.M.; Holmes J.; Morris M.A. (2014): Study of the Kinetics and Mechanism of Rapid Self- assembly in Block Copolymer Thin Films during “Solvo-microwave” Annealing. Langmuir30 (35), pp 10728–10739. doi : 10.1021/la503137q.
  5. Simão C., Khunsin W., Salaun M., Zelsman M., Kehagias N., Morris M. A. and Sotomayor-Torres C. (2014): Order quantification of hexagonal periodic arrays fabricated by in situ solvent-assisted nanoimprint lithography of block copolymers. Nanotechnology, 25 (7) 175703. Cover article. [Open Access version]
  6. Salaun M., Zelsmann M., Archambault S., Borah D., Kehagias N., Simão C., Lorret O., Shaw M., Sotomayor Torres C. M., Morris M. A. (2013): Fabrication of highly ordered sub-20 nm silicon nanopillars by block copolymer lithography combined with resist design. J. Mater. Chem. C, 1, 3544–3550
  7. Borah, D.; Simão, C. D.; Senthamaraikannan, R.; Rasappa, S.; Francone, A.; Lorret, O.; Salaun, M.; Kosmala, B.; Kehagias, N.; Zelsmann, M.; Sotomayor-Torres, C. M.; Morris, M. A. (2013): Soft-graphoepitaxy using nanoimprinted polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane substrates for the directed self-assembly of PS-b-PDMS”. Eur. Polym. J., 49, 3512–352.
  8. Simão C., André V., Duarte M. T., Mas-Torrent M., Techert S., Veciana J., Rovira C. (2013): Solid state photodimerisation of tetrathiafulvalene derivatives bearing carboxylate and carboxylic acid substituents. CrysEngComm, 15, 9878.
  9. Simão C., Mas-Torrent M., André V., Duarte M. T., Veciana J., Rovira C. (2012): Intramolecular electron transfer in the photodimerisation product of a tetrathiafulvalene derivative in solution and on surface. Chemical Science, 4, 307.
  10. Simão C., Mas-Torrent M., Casado-Montenegro J., Oton F., Veciana J., Rovira C. (2011): A Three-State Surface-Confined Molecular Switch with Multiple Channel Outputs. Journal of American Chemical Society,133 (34), pp 13256–13259.
  11. Simão C., Mas-Torrent M., Veciana J., Rovira C. (2011): Multichannel Molecular Switch with a Surface-Confined Electroactive Radical Exhibiting Tunable Wetting Properties. Nano Letters, 11 (10), 4382-4385
  12. Simão C., Mas-Torrent M., Crivillers N., Lloveras V., Artés J. M., Gorostiza P., Veciana J., Rovira C. (2011): A Robust Molecular Platform for Nonvolatile Memory Devices with Optical and Magnetic Responses. Nature Chemistry, 3 (5), 359-364 (cover article).
  13. Crivillers N., Munuera C., Mas-Torrent M., Simão C., Bromley S. T., Ocal C., Rovira C., Veciana J. (2009): Dramatic Influence of the Electronic Structure on the conductivity through Open- and Closed-Shell molecules. Advanced Materials, 21, 1177–1181;

Conference proceedings

  1. Simão C., Tuchapsky D., Khunsin W., Amann A., Morris M. A. and. Sotomayor Torres C. M (2014): Defect Analysis and Alignment Quantification of Line Arrays Prepared by Directed Self-assembly of a Block Copolymer. SPIE Proceedings of Advanced Lithography. (2014) Vol. 9050, Article number 905028
  2. Simão C., Tuchapsky D., Khunsin W., Amann A., Morris M. A. and Sotomayor Torres C. M. (2014): Order and defectivity nanometrology by image processing and analysis of sub-20 nm BCPs features for lithographic applications, SPIE Proceedings of Defense and Security. Vol. 9110, .Article number 91100R.
  3. Simão C., Khunsin W., Kehagias N., Francone A., Zelsmann M., Morris M. A. and Sotomayor Torres C. M. (2014): Nanoimprint-assisted directed self-assembly of low-molecular weight block copolymers: a route for 3D and multilevel nanostructures, SPIE Proceedings of Sensing Technologies and Applications. (2014) Vol. 9083, Article number 90832S
  4. Simão C., Borah D., Francone A., Kosmala B., Zelsman M., Kehagias N., Morris M. A., Sotomayor-Torres C.M. (2012): Soft graphoepitaxy of PS-b-PDMS on POSS nanopatterned substrates. J. Photopolymer Science and Technology, 25 (2012), 239. [Open Access]

Book chapters

  1. Crivillers N., Mas-Torrent M., Simão C., Paradinas M., Munuera C., Ocal C., Bromley S. T., Rovira C. and Veciana J. (2012): PTM radicals for molecular-based electronic devices. Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines Series, Book chapter Springer.


2012. I. Obieta Vailallonga, A. Z. Khokhar, V. Saez Martinez, C. Sotomayor Torres, T. Kehoe, N. Kehagias, A. Francone, C. Simão, N. Gadegaard, “Integrated hydrogel waveguide outcoupler and sensor device”. Fundación Tecnalia Reasearch & Innovation, et al. Application nr. 12164065.0-1524, European Patent.

2013. C. M. Sotomayor Torres, A. Amann, M. A. Morris, C. Simão, W. Khunsin, D. Tuchapsky,  Patent application.

2014 C. M. Sotomayor Torres, C. Simão, T, Kehoe, J. Gomis-Brescó, Patent application.


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