Virtual XIX B-MRS Meeting + IURMS ICEM: abstract submission is open.


logo_560Abstract submission is open until April 25th for oral and poster presentation at the XIX B-MRS Meeting + IURMS ICEM 2021, which will be held in virtual format from August 30 to September 3 this year. Registrations to participate in the event are also open with early registration fees until July 30th.

The event brings together the 19th edition of the annual meeting of the Brazilian Materials Research Society (SBPMat/B-MRS) and the 17th edition of the international biennial conference on electronic materials organized by the International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS).

Interdisciplinary and international, the event is dedicated to the presentation and discussion, in English, of scientific and technological advances achieved in the field of materials. In the last editions, the B-MRS Meeting has brought together about 1,500 participants from different parts of Brazil and dozens of other countries.

Thematic symposia

Abstracts can be submitted within the 24 thematic symposia, covering a wide range of research topics, from materials design to applications, including synthesis, manufacture, modification and characterization of materials. The symposia encompass many types of materials: conductive polymers, hydrogels, hybrid materials and nanocomposites, nanomaterials, metal oxides, electroceramics, biomaterials, superconductors and quantum materials, among others. Concerning the applications, the symposia include advances in materials for energy harvesting, storage and conversion, for oil and gas indystry, for decontamination, health, electronics and photonics, among others. Advances in the field of toxicology and regulation of nanomaterials and nanoregulation will also be discussed. Finally, the event will feature a symposium organized by the B-MRS University Chapters on research, entrepreneurship and the future.

The symposia of the XIX B-MRS Meeting are coordinated by researchers from different parts of Brazil, as well as Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany,  India, Israel, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA and Uruguay . The general coordinator of the event is Professor Gustavo Martini Dalpian, from the Brazilian Federal University of ABC (UFABC).

Each symposium comprises oral and poster sessions, as well as invited lectures by internationally renowned researchers. The event also features seven plenary lectures by internationally renowned scientists: Prof Alex Zunger (University of Colorado Boulder, USA), Prof Edson Leite (LNNano, Brazil), Prof Hideo Hosono (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan), Prof John Rogers (Northwestern University, USA ), Prof Luisa Torsi (Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”, Italy), Prof Tao Deng (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China), Prof Thuc-Quyen Nguyen (University of California Santa Barbara, USA). The traditional Memorial Lecture Joaquim da Costa Ribeiro will be given by Prof Cid Bartolomeu de Araújo (UFPE).

Awards

The best works of each symposium presented by undergraduate or graduate students will be distinguished at the end of the event with awards from B-MRS (the Bernhard Gross Award). In addition, ACS Publications will award cash prizes, of R$ 2,000 each, to the five best posters and five best oral presentations of the entire event. To apply for the awards, authors must submit an extended abstract in addition to the conventional one, after being notified of the acceptance of the work at the event.

Event website: https://www.sbpmat.org.br/19encontro/

XIX B-MRS Meeting + IURMS ICEM 2021. Abstract submission is open!


logo_560Dear Colleagues

We are very happy to announce that the abstract submission for the XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021 is open. Submissions can be done until April 25.

The event, organized by the Brazilian Materials Research Society (B-MRS) and the International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS), will be held in a virtual format (online) from August 30 to September 3, 2021.

We invite you and your collaborators to submit your abstracts for oral or poster presentation within any of the 24 symposia of the event, covering areas ranging from Biomaterials to Electronic Structure Calculations. These symposia are organized by researchers from Brazil and many other countries, such as Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, UK, Uruguay and the USA.

Besides these exciting symposia, that will count with invited speakers and oral and poster presentations, we will also have seven Plenary speakers:
-Alex Zunger (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)
-Edson Leite (LNNano, Brazil)
-Hideo Hosono (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
-John Rogers (Northwestern University, USA)
-Luisa Torsi (Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”, Italy)
-Tao Deng (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
-Thuc-Quyen Nguyen (University of California Santa Barbara, USA).
The Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Cid Bartolomeu de Araújo (UFPE, Brazil).

The B-MRS Meeting is the largest conference in the area of Materials Science in Latin America, and we believe that the online meeting will bring the possibility to even larger participation.

It will be our great pleasure to welcome you all to the virtual XIX B-MRS and 2021 IUMRS- ICEM.

Stay well and take care,

Gustavo Dalpian
Conference Chair

B-MRS Newsletter. Year 8, issue 2.


 

 

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Newsletter of the
Brazilian Materials
Research Society

Year 8, issue 2. March 8, 2021.

Featured Paper

A team involving two Brazilian universities and a US laboratory measured, for the first time, nonlinear optical properties of a two-dimensional material from the family of transition metal dichalcogenides, opening a range of application possibilities. The work was recently reported in Applied Physics Letters. Know more.

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XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021 (virtual)

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Submission. The submission of abstracts is open until April 25th. See instructions for authors, here.

Symposia. Abstracts can be submitted within the 24 thematic symposia that comprise the event, covering the most diverse materials, from design to applications. See the list of symposia, here.

Awards for undergraduate and graduate students. The Bernhard Gross Awards, from B-MRS, will distinguish the best poster and best oral presentation of each symposium. ACS Publications Prizes will award cash prizes to the best works of the entire event. Find out how to compete for prizes, here.

Plenary and memorial lecture. 8 internationally renowned scientists confirmed their presence at the event. See here.

Registration. Early registration discount is available until July 30th. Check the amounts here.

Support and sponsorship. This virtual edition of the event offers several possibilities for companies and entities interested in connecting with the community and exhibiting their products and services. Interested parties can contact Alexandre Alves at comercial@sbpmat.org.br.

Event webpage: https://www.sbpmat.org.br/19encontro/

Lives & Webinars

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– Cycle of lives about entrepreneurship in science!

– 6 chats with entrepreneurs who created startups/ companies in the materials and nanotechnology sector, with products such as nanoactives for cosmetics, antimicrobial materials, nanofertilizers and flexible solar cells.

– Lives will be held throughout the month of March.

– Language: Portuguese.

Free registration is open.

– Information and registration: https://www.sbpmat.org.br/pt/lives-webinars/

Advocacy

– B-MRS joined more than 100 entities in Brazil in a manifesto that asks the Senate to remove from the agenda the PEC 186, which proposes the untying of mandatory resources for health and education from the General Budget of the Union. See the manifesto.

– B-MRS supports petition for overturning President Bolsonaro’s vetoes to the law on the National Development, Scientific and Technological Funding (FNDCT). The vetoes threaten the release of resources for Science, Technology and Innovation. The Petition is still open. Sign the petition.

News from B-MRS Members

– B-MRS members Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior (IFSC-USP) and Oswaldo Luiz Alves (UNICAMP) participated in the BandNews TV edition on Nanotechnology. Watch here.

Reading Tips

– Teamwork with large Brazilian participation, led by Profssor Ado Jorio (UFMG), helps elucidate the superconductivity of twisted bilayer graphene using a nanoscope – an instrument developed at Brazilian institutions UFMG and Inmetro that can disclose information about 2D materials, which could not previously be achieved by experimental nor theoretical methods (cover of Nature). Know more.

– Scientists develop a TNT filter for masks using biodegradable plastic coated with chitosan nanoparticles. The new filter has high efficiency, is reusable and does not contaminate the environment when discarded (Advanced Science). Know more.

– Researchers from Brazil study interactions between cell membranes and nanoparticles, opening a range of possibilities for the design of nanopharmaceuticals within a personalized approach to medicine (Materials Today Communications). Know more.

Events

– VIRTUAL. Empreendedorismo na ciência: do laboratório ao mercado. Bate-papos com empreendedores. Lives & Webinars da SBPMat. March 8 – 24, 2021. Site.

VIRTUAL. V Seminário Brasileiro de Terras Raras. April 12 – 14, 2021. Site.

VIRTUAL. 47th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films (ICMCTF). April 26 – 30, 2021. Site.

4th International Conference on Applied Surface Science. Barcelona (Spain). June 28 – July 1, 2021. Site.

4th Workshop on Coated Tools & Multifunctional Thin Films. Campinas, SP (Brazil). July 20 – 23, 2021. Site.

VIRTUAL. XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM (International Conference on Electronic Materials). August 30 – September 3, 2021. Site.

– 7th International Polysaccharide Conference (EPNOE 2021). Nantes (France). October 11 – 15, 2021. Site.

– 7th Meeting on Self Assembly Structures in Solution and at Interfaces. Bento Gonçalves, RS (Brazil). November 3 – 5, 2021. Site.

– XVIII International Small Angle Scattering Conference. Campinas, SP (Brazil). September 11 – 16, 2022. Site.

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Featured paper: Nonlinear interactions with a two-dimensional material.


When the light beam emitted by a laser pointer hits a glass window a few millimeters thick, some of the light is refracted, which means that the speed of the light wave changed when it entered the glass. This change can be easily quantified: the refractive index for air and glass is approximately 1.00029 and 1.5. The refraction phenomenon is well known; it is usually taught in High School Physics and fits in the theory of Linear Optics.

The light emitted by the laser pointer has low power, a few thousandths of a watt. However, when the laser power is very high (tens or thousands of watts), other phenomena occur in the interaction between the light and the material, which are called “non-linear.” One makes the glass act like a convex or concave lens. The magnitude of this effect depends not only on the characteristics of the light beam, but also on the material, and can be quantified by the non-linear refractive index.

Basic experimental configuration for the Z-scan technique, which was used to measure the nonlinear refractive index of the studied material.
Basic experimental configuration for the Z-scan technique, which was used to measure the nonlinear refractive index of the studied material.

A multidisciplinary team that included researchers from the Brazilian Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), the Brazilian Mackenzie Presbyterian University and the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) was able to determine, for the first time, the non-linear refractive coefficient of ZrTe2 (zirconium telluride) – a two-dimensional material, still little studied, from the family of transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs). The study was recently reported in an article published in Applied Physics Letters.

TMDs have unique electrical and optical properties that depend on their thickness, which can reach the subnanometer scale. In fact, extremely thin, transparent and flexible layers can be produced with these metals, which, of course, have aroused much interest for several applications. Important detail: for several of these applications, such as those related to medical imaging, the most important properties are those of the Non-Linear Optics universe.

Left: Melissa Maldonado and Manoel L. da Silva Neto (first authors of the paper). Right, Prof Anderson Gomes, corresponding author of the paper.
Left: Melissa Maldonado and Manoel L. da Silva Neto (first authors of the paper). Right, Prof Anderson Gomes, corresponding author of the paper.

In this context, Professor Anderson Stevens Leonidas Gomes (UFPE) has been working on, for about three years, a research line focused on the study of the nonlinear properties of TMDs, carried out in collaboration with researchers from AFRL. “They prepare the material and we perform the nonlinear optical characterization,” says the scientist. “The role of Melissa Maldonado, who completed a doctorate and is now a postdoctoral fellow under my supervision, was and is critical, since she has mastered the characterization techniques and was the main researcher responsible for the work in this line of research,” he adds.

Several materials from the family of two-dimensional TMDs have been studied by the group. In the work published in Applied Physics Letters, AFRL researchers prepared zirconium telluride nanoflakes of about 1 nm thick and 50 to 100 nm long, using a method based on laminating the surface of thicker nanoparticles. The samples traveled from the state of Ohio to São Paulo and arrived at Mackenzie, where part of the characterization was carried out. Finally, the samples were sent to UFPE, where their nonlinear optical properties were probed using a laser emitting extremely short and strong pulses, which interacted with the zirconium telluride nanoflakes. After performing a series of mathematical calculations, Professor Gomes and his group were able to determine the material’s nonlinear refractive coefficient. Through computer simulations, the authors were also able to understand the origin of the phenomenon and, therefore, create possibilities to control it.

“The main scientific contribution of this study is to measure, unequivocally and appropriately, one of the optical coefficients that indicate the magnitude of the material’s optical non-linearity,” says Professor Anderson Gomes, who is the corresponding author of the article. “This coefficient is important to define which photonic applications can be explored in this material,” he adds.

The study received financial support from the Brazilian federal agencies CNPq and Capes, the INCT-Nanocarbono, the Foundation for the Support of Science and Technology of the State of Pernambuco (FACEPE) and the US agency AFOSR. The authors used computational resources from the Advanced High Performance Computing Center (NACAD) at COPPE/UFRJ (Brazil).


Paper: Femtosecond nonlinear refraction of 2D semi-metallic redox exfoliated ZrTe2 at 800nm. Melissa Maldonado, Manoel L. da Silva Neto, Pilar G. Vianna, Henrique B. Ribeiro, Cid B. de Araujo, Christiano J. S. de Matos, Leandro Seixas, Ali M. Jawaid, Robert Busch, Allyson J. Ritter,  Richard A. Vaia, and Anderson S. L. Gomes. Appl. Phys. Lett. 118, 011101 (2021); doi: 10.1063/5.0031649

Contact: Prof Anderson Gomes (UFPE) – anderson.lgomes@ufpe.br


 

Online XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021. Message from the chairman.


Dear Colleagues

We are happy to announce that we’ve just released the list of symposia that will be held at the XIX B-MRS and IUMRS-ICEM 2021. A total of 24 symposia were selected, covering areas ranging from Biomaterials to Electronic Structure Calculations.

Besides these exciting symposia, that will count with invited speakers and oral and poster presentations, we will also have seven Plenary speakers:

logo_560-Alex Zunger (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)
-Edson Leite (LNNano, Brazil)
-Hideo Hosono (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
-John Rogers (Northwestern University, USA)
-Luisa Torsi (Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”, Italy)
-Tao Deng (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
-Thuc-Quyen Nguyen (University of California Santa Barbara, USA).

The Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Cid Bartolomeu de Araújo (UFPE, Brazil).

Owing to the uncertainties brought to us by the COVID pandemic, this year our conferences will be held online, from August 30th until September 3rd. The B-MRS is the largest conference in the area of Materials Science in Latin America, and we believe that the online meeting will bring the possibility to even larger participation.

It will be our great pleasure to welcome you all to the virtual XIX B-MRS and 2021 ICEM meetings next August/September ONLINE.

Stay well and take care,

Gustavo Dalpian
Conference Chair

B-MRS Newsletter. Year 8, issue 1.


 

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Newsletter of the
Brazilian Materials
Research Society

Year 8, issue 1. February 8, 2021.

XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021

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– The 2021 B-MRS meeting will be a virtual event!

– It will take place from August 30 (Monday) to September 3 (Friday) this year.

– It will be carried out in conjunction with IUMRS-ICEM.

– This edition of the event comprises 24 symposia. See list.

Abstract submission opens on March 1st. See instructions.

Event website: https://www.sbpmat.org.br/19encontro/

Featured Paper

A team of Brazilian researchers studied in detail polymeric materials based on PEDOT:PSS, a promising option to replace ITO in electrodes for organic solar cells. The researchers confirmed that the addition of a proportion of graphene oxide to the polymer generates a more efficient and low-cost material, which adapts to the favorite system for industrial production of these flexible solar cells. The study was recently reported in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Know more.

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Advocacy & Policy

– B-MRS, together with more than 90 entities, supports a petition for overturning President Bolsonaro’s vetoes to the law on the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FNDCT). The vetoes threaten the release of funds for science and technology. Know more and sign the petition.

– B-MRS and more than 300 entities from various civil society sectors support the manifestation “Vaccination Now” for the immediate start of vaccination against Covid-19, free and for all, without political interference. Know more.

News from B-MRS Members

– Professor Gustavo M. Dalpian (UFABC) was appointed editor of the new scientific journal “Discover Materials” (Springer). Dalpian is a B-MRS member and the chair of the XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021. Know more.

Reading Tips

– After half a century of international endeavors, scientists have developed a silicon-based material capable of emitting light. The discovery, chosen as “2020 Breakthrough of the Year” by Physics World magazine, opens possibilities for integrating optoelectronic devices into silicon chips (Nature). Know more.

– Scientists present the first detailed experimental study of the structure of bulk metallic glasses (BMGs) – a new family of materials that are both metallic and amorphous, with great potential for industrial application (Materials Today). Know more.

– New technique for manufacturing heterostructures. Scientists are able to rotate layers of two-dimensional materials to align them in the preferred way and thus control the structural properties (Science Advances). Know more.

– Researchers produce a nanostructure with innovative surface texture, capable of penetrating biofilms (colonies of microbes) and generating a chemical reaction that kills bacteria. Since the nanostructures are magnetic it also facilitates removing biofilm debris (Nano Letters). Know more.

– Franco-Brazilian scientific team develops very flexible elongated structures, using a magnetic field to aggregate iron nanoparticles linked by a polymer. Artificial cilia could be used to direct fluids or carry material into cells (The Journal of Physical Chemistry C). Know more.

Covid-19

– Brazilian research generates a portable, low-cost and highly sensitive system for diagnosing Covid-19, based on a genosensor. Know more.

– Research group and startup from São Paulo develop low-cost rapid test, based on nanoparticles, to detect antibodies against Covid-19. The device could be used to monitor the population’s response to vaccines. Know more.

Opportunities

– International call for students for M.Sc. and PhD at the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (Egypt). Open by February 13. Know more.

Events

– WEBINAR “PhD and Beyond: Laying the Foundation for a Successful Career”. February 9, 2021 às 11h (BTR UTC 3). Organization: CINE. Support: B-MRS. Site.

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. 47 International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF). April 26 – 30, 2021. Site.

4th Workshop on Coated Tools & Multifunctional Thin Films. Campinas, SP (Brasil). July 20 – 23, 2021. Site.

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. XIX B-MRS Meeting (Encontro da SBPMat) + IUMRS ICEM (International Conference on Electronic Materials). August 30 – September 3, 2021. Site.

– 7th Meeting on Self Assembly Structures in Solution and at Interfaces. Bento Gonçalves, RS (Brazil). November 3 – 5, 2021. Site.

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You can suggest news, opportunities, events or reading tips in the materials field to be covered by B-MRS Newsletter. Write to comunicacao@sbpmat.org.br.

Featured paper: More efficient and low-cost electrodes for organic solar cells.


Organic solar cell produced with the material studied in this work (GO:PEDOT:PSS).
Organic solar cell produced with the material studied in this work (GO:PEDOT:PSS).

They are lightweight, thin and flexible. They can be manufactured on an industrial scale using simple, low-cost processes. Organic solar cells have several advantages and appeals, but still represent challenges to researchers, especially in the field of materials. These devices that transform sunlight into electricity owe their name to the use of organic materials (polymers or carbon-based molecules) in the active layer, responsible for absorbing light. But the other layers of the “sandwich” that constitute an organic solar cell are also very important, especially the electrodes, which are in charge of collecting the electrical charges produced by exposure to light.

In Brazil, three groups of researchers combined their skills and developed collaborative research that brought an important contribution for developing electrode materials for organic solar cells. The recently published work was coordinated by the researcher Maria Luiza M. Rocco, professor at the Institute of Chemistry at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

Organic solar cells need electrodes that, in addition to being good conductors of electrical charges, are transparent to allow light to pass through the active layer, like windows. Unfortunately, there are few materials that combine good conductivity and transparency. One of them is indium tin oxide (ITO). Thin films of ITO deposited on glass substrate are, until now, the most used electrode in organic solar cells, in addition to being widely used in electronic screens and other devices on the market. “In the mid-term, this standard electrode will need to be replaced, and scientists are diligently trying to effectively replace it,” says Professor Maria Luiza. In fact, the ITO film production process is expensive, and indium is a scarce material in the earth’s crust. In addition, these electrodes are not fully flexible.

Layers of an organic solar cell, with the electrode studied by the Brazilian research team.
Layers of an organic solar cell, with the electrode studied by the Brazilian research team.

Thus far, the leading alternative to ITO is PEDOT:PSS, a polymer blend that allows the manufacture of conductive and transparent films. By combining this material with graphene oxide (GO), it is possible to obtain a composite material which conductivity not only is higher than that of pure polymer but also can be further increased by treating the material. In addition, GO:PEDOT:PSS films can adapt to the roll-to-roll system, that is the favorite for production of organic solar cells on an industrial scale. In this system, the different layers are printed or deposited on a flexible substrate (for example, plastic). The substrate is rolled up at the beginning of the production line, unrolled to receive the layers and rolled again at the end, with the material almost ready to be used as a solar panel.

Detailed analysis

In the work coordinated by Professor Maria Luiza, the researchers carried out a systematic study of different films, using spectroscopic techniques. They analized samples of pure PEDOT:PSS and of graphene oxide with different proportions of PEDOT:PSS (1, 5 and 10%). In addition, samples from each of these groups were treated by cooling them to -196 ° C (liquid nitrogen temperature) until reaching thermal equilibrium and then returned to room temperature.

Water-based solutions used to prepare films with different concentrations of PEDOT.
Water-based solutions used to prepare films with different concentrations of PEDOT.

The objective was to understand the relationship between the structure and properties of each of the films, and to evaluate which of the combinations would allow greater electron mobility and, therefore, a better performance of the material as an electrode for organic solar cells.

Initially, graphene oxide was synthesized by the Materials Chemistry Group at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), led by Professor Aldo J. G. Zarbin. Then, members of the Laboratory of Nanostructured Devices, also from UFPR, developed the mixtures, prepared the films and studied the optical, electrical and heat treatment properties, under the coordination of Professor Lucimara S. Roman. Finally, the group of Professor Maria Luiza M. Rocco, from UFRJ, carried out spectroscopic studies at the Multi-User Photoelectron Spectroscopy Laboratory at UFRJ and at CNPEM’s National Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS). The project had also participation of a representative from CSEM Brazil.

“The possibility of using synchrotron light was fundamental for understanding the electronic, morphological and transport properties of these new materials to be used as electrodes in optoelectronic devices,” states Professor Maria Luiza. Spectroscopic studies included differentiated analysis of the surface and bulk of the films, showing different characteristics in each region of the samples.

The study showed that cooled graphene oxide samples with PEDOT:PSS (5%) would better perform as solar cell electrodes. “The introduction of an insulating material (GO) in a conductor (PEDOT:PSS) increased the conductivity of the latter by two orders of magnitude,” reveals professor Maria Luiza. Cheaper than PEDOT, the graphene oxide used in the electrodes would lower the cost of the devices. The treatment carried out also helped to improve the conductivity of the material, by organizing the molecules so that it facilitates the displacement of electrons.

The study is part of Soheila Holakoei’s PhD research in Chemistry, defended at UFRJ in 2019, under the guidance of Professor Maria Luiza. The study received funding from LNLS-CNPEM and from Brazilian agencies Faperj (Rio de Janeiro), CNPq, CAPES and Finep.

 

Authors of the paper: Soheila Holakoei, Amanda Garcez Veiga, Cássia Curan Turci, Matheus Felipe Fagundes das Neves, Luana Wouk, João Paulo V. Damasceno, Aldo J. G. Zarbin, Lucimara S. Roman, and Maria Luiza M. Rocco.
Authors of the paper: Soheila Holakoei, Amanda Garcez Veiga, Cássia Curan Turci, Matheus Felipe Fagundes das Neves, Luana Wouk, João Paulo V. Damasceno, Aldo J. G. Zarbin, Lucimara S. Roman, and Maria Luiza M. Rocco.

 


Paper: Conformational and Electron Dynamics Changes Induced by Cooling Treatment on GO:PEDOT:PSS Transparent Electrodes. Soheila Holakoei, Amanda Garcez Veiga, Cássia Curan Turci, Matheus Felipe Fagundes das Neves, Luana Wouk, João Paulo V. Damasceno, Aldo J. G. Zarbin, Lucimara S. Roman, and Maria Luiza M. RoccoThe Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2020 124(49), 26640-26647DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c07827

Contact: Prof. Maria Luiza M. Rocco – luiza@iq.ufrj.br.


 

B-MRS member appointed editor of a new journal on materials science.


Prof. Gustavo Dalpian
Prof. Gustavo Dalpian

Professor Gustavo M. Dalpian (UFABC) was appointed editor of the new scientific journal “Discover Materials” (Springer). Prof. Dalpian, a B-MRS member, is the chair of the XIX B-MRS Meeting + IUMRS ICEM 2021, to be held online this year.

The open-access “Discover Materials” journal was launched in 2020 by the editorial group Springer Nature, and covers all topics related to material research, from fundamentals to applications. Dalpian is part of the journal’s associate editors, along with three other scientists from Asia and Europe.