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    • 3D metallo-dielectric structures combining electrochemical and electroplating techniques 

      Hernández Díaz, David; Lange, D.; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Garin Escriva, Moises; García Molina, Francisco Miguel; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2010-06)
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      Three-dimensional (3D) periodic nickel micro-structures with a periodicity of 4 μm and high number of structural periods were fabricated by electrodeposition. Macroporous silicon, consisting of periodic arrays of sine-wave ...
    • A million-channel CO-PrOx microreactor on a fingertip for fuel cell application 

      Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Rosell, O.; Divins, N.J.; López, E.; Roig Costa, Maria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; González de Rivera, F.; Rodríguez, L.I.; Seco, M. (2010)
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      A silicon micromonolith containing ca.40000 regular channels of 3.3 μm in diameter per square millimeter has been successfully functionalized with anAu/TiO2 catalyst for CO preferential oxidation(CO-PrOx) in the presence ...
    • A million-microchannel multifuel steam reformer for hydrogen production 

      Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2020-05-05)
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      A functionalized silicon micromonolith of 7¿mm in diameter and 210¿µm-thick was evaluated for the production of hydrogen from the steam reforming (SR) of various fuels, containing different functional groups, such as ...
    • A two dimensional KTiOPO4 photonic crystal grown using a macroporous silicon template 

      Peña Revellez, Alexandra; Finizio, Sergio Di; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Carvajal, Joan Josep; Aguiló Díaz, Magdalena; Pallarès Marzal, Josep; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Marsal Garví, Lluís Francesc; Diaz, Francesc; Martorell Pena, Jordi (2006-09)
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      2D KTiOPO4 photonic crystals are fabricated using a silicon membrane of air holes as a template. Columns of KTiOPO4 are grown by liquid-phase epitaxy from a substrate into such air holes. The crystallographic orientation ...
    • Absorption mechanisms in macroporous silicon photonic crystals 

      Segura García, Daniel; Cardador Maza, David; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Elsevier, 2019-01-01)
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      We investigate the large differences classically found in literature between theoretical and empirical results in the optical characterization of macroporous silicon photonic crystals. Mainly, we study the impact of two ...
    • Analysis of photonic band gaps in two-dimensional photonic crystals with rods covered by a thin interfacial layer 

      Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Marsal, L F; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Pallarès Marzal, Josep; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2004-11)
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      We investigate different aspects of the absolute photonic band gap (PBG) formation in two-dimensional photonic structures consisting of rods covered with a thin dielectric film. Specifically, triangular and honeycomb ...
    • Bandgap widening in macroporous silicon photonic crystals by multiperiodic structures 

      Segura García, Daniel; Cardador Maza, David; Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Dios Otín, Víctor Federico; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2018-05-14)
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      Large bandgaps with low transmission in 3D macroporous silicon photonic crystals have been proved as an interesting technology for the development of optical filters and spectroscopic MIR gas sensors. The aim of this study ...
    • Bio-ethanol steam reforming and autothermal reforming in 3- m channels coated with RhPd/CeO2 for hydrogen generation 

      Divins, N.J.; López, Eduardo; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Vega, Didac; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2013-02)
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      A silicon micromonolith of 7 mm diameter and 0.2 mm length containing 1.5 million regular channels with a diameter of 3.3 μm was used for obtaining hydrogen through ethanol or bio-ethanol steam reforming (ESR) and oxidative ...
    • Blackbody behaviour from spiked macroporous silicon photonic crystals 

      Vega Bru, Didac; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Hernández Díaz, David; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2011)
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      Photonic Crystals (PhC) are structured materials, which show very attractive optical properties. In this report, we study and discuss the reflection and emission characteristics of a “black face” Macro-porous Silicon (MpSi) ...
    • Carbon Dioxide optical detection by macroporous silicon 

      Vega, Didac; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel (2014)
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    • Catalytic membrane reactors based on macroporous silicon for hydrogen production 

      Vega Bru, Didac; Hernández Díaz, David; López, E.; Jiménez, Nuria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2010)
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      The typology of using hydrogen as an energy carrier and its implementation in portable fuel cells has motivated a considerable research interest in the development of new efficient hydrogen production technologies. Hydrogen ...
    • Catalytic reforming of dimethyl ether in microchannels 

      Ledesma Rodriguez, Cristian; López, Eduardo; Trifonov, T.; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2018-03-09)
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      The steam reforming and oxidative steam reforming of dimethyl ether (DME) were tested at 573–773¿K over a CuZn/ZrO2 catalyst in microreactors with three different types of channels: ceramic square channels with side lengths ...
    • Characterization of 2D macroporous silicon photonic crystals: improving the photonic band identification in angular-dependent reflection spectroscopy in the mid-IR 

      Král, Z; Ferré Burrull, José; Pallarès Marzal, Josep; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Marsal, L F (2008-02)
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      We report the experimental characterization of two-dimensional (2D) macroporous silicon photonic crystals using angular-dependent reflectance spectroscopy in the mid-IR region. We have investigated different sample structures ...
    • CO removal at the nanoscale: A 1-cent gold prox reactor 

      Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Rosell, O.; Jiménez, Nuria; López, E.; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; González de Rivera, G.; Rodríguez, L.I.; Rodríguez, M.; Seco, M. (2010)
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    • Colloidal crystal wires 

      Tymczenko, M; Marsal, L E; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodriguez, Isabelle; Ramiro-Manzano, F; Pallares, J; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Meseguer, F (2008-06-18)
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      Several configurations of colloidal wires are obtained by infiltration of charge-stabilized polystyrene spheres into cylindrical pores of a silicon membrane (see figure). As channel dimensions are comparable to those of ...
    • Compact device for CO2 optical sensign using macroporous silicon photonic crystals 

      Vega, Didac; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Calavia, Raül; Vilanova, Xavier; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      A photonic crystal based on a macroporous silicon structure has been fabricated and successfully used for the detection of carbon dioxide. In this paper, the device and the measurement results are presented. The sensing ...
    • Compact device for CO2 optical sensing using macroporous silicon photonic crystals 

      Vega Bru, Didac; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Calavia, Raul; Vilanova, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      A photonic crystal based on a macroporous silicon structure has been fabricated and successfully used for the detection of carbon dioxide. In this paper, the device and the measurement results are presented. The sensing ...
    • Determination of atrazine residues in red wine samples. A conductimetric solution 

      Valera Cano, Enrique Andrés; Ramón-Azcón, Javier; Barranco, Alejandro; Alfaro, Begoña; Sánchez Baeza, Francisco J.; Marco Colas, María Pilar; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel (2010)
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      The potential of a conductimetric immunosensor to detect residual amounts of atrazine in a complexv matrix, such as red wine, is evaluated. The immunosensor presented is based on interdigitated μ-electrodes (IDμEs), ...
    • Development and impedimetric evaluation of a magnetic interdigitated microelectrode 

      Sánchez Terrones, Benjamin; Vega Bru, Didac; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Marco Colas, María Pilar; Valera Cano, Enrique Andrés (2014-11-01)
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      A magnetic interdigitated microelectrode (m-ID mu E) has been developed, characterized and evaluated. In order to demonstrate the potential use of these electrodes in the biosensors field, impedimetric measurements of ...
    • Development of gas sensors based in photonic cristal slabs 

      Yoosefi, Oraman; Yahyapour, MJ; Segura García, Daniel; Vega Bru, Didac; Dios Otín, Víctor Federico; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      This work describes an innovative application of structures of photonic crystal slabs for gas sensors. Structures consisting in double ring have been studied by simulation. Their working mechanism is based in the effect ...