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    • A facile approach to hydrophilic oxidized fullerenes and their derivatives as cytotoxic agents and supports for nanobiocatalytic systems 

      Zygouri, Panagiota; Spyrou, Konstantinos; Mitsari, Efstratia; Barrio Casado, María del; Macovez, Roberto; Patila, Michaela; Stamatis, Haralambo; Verginadis, Ioannis; Velalopoulou, Anastasia; Evangelou, Angelos; Sideratou, Zili; Gournis, Dimitrios; Rudolf, Petra (Nature, 2020-12-01)
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      A facile, environment-friendly, versatile and reproducible approach to the successful oxidation of fullerenes (oxC60) and the formation of highly hydrophilic fullerene derivatives is introduced. This synthesis relies on ...
    • C60 solvate with (1,1,2)-trichloroethane: dynamic statistical disorder and mixed conformation 

      Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Qureshi, Navid; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Barrio Casado, María del; Macovez, Roberto (2016-05-27)
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      We present a full characterization of the orientationally disordered cocrystal of C-60 with (1,1,2)-triChloroethane (C2H3Cl3), by means of X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, and broadband dielectric spectroscopy. Our ...
    • Guest-molecule dynamics and conductivity effects in carbon-based molecular solids 

      Mitsari, Efstratia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-28)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Disordered systems are abundant in everyday life and so their study is of importance from a scientific and a technological point of view. The most common non-crystalline solid phases are structural glasses (e.g. window ...
    • Orientational relaxations in solid (1,1,2,2)tetrachloroethane 

      Tripathi, Pragya; Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Serra, Pablo; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Zuriaga, Jose Mariano; Macovez, Roberto (2016)
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      We employ dielectricspectroscopy and molecular dynamic simulations to investigate the dipolar dynamics in the orientationally disordered solid phase of (1,1,2,2)tetrachloroethane. Three distinct orientational dynamics are ...
    • Protonic surface conductivity and proton space-charge relaxation in hydrated fullerol 

      Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Barrio Casado, María del; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Macovez, Roberto (2017-03-09)
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      The ac dielectric properties of both anhydrous fullerol (C-60(OH)(24)) and hydrated fullerol with 20% water mass content are investigated by means of temperature-dependent dielectric spectroscopy. Anhydrous polycrystalline ...
    • Silicon-Chip-Based Dielectric Spectroscopy for Conductivity and Molecular Dynamics Studies of Organic Films 

      Tripathi, Pragya; Gonzalo Ruiz, Javier; Mitsari, Efstratia; Zachariah, Manesh; Romanini, Michela; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Muñoz Berbel, F. Xavier; Macovez, Roberto (2014-07-29)
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      Interdigital electrodes fabricated by standard lithography on silicon chips are employed to probe the dipolar molecular dynamics and electric conduction properties of thin rhodamine films grown with two different methods. ...
    • Simultaneous orientational and conformational molecular dynamics in solid 1,1,2-Trichloroethane 

      Romanini, Michela; Mitsari, Efstratia; Tripathi, Pragya; Serra, Pablo; Zuriaga, Jose Mariano; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Macovez, Roberto (2018-03-15)
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      The molecular dynamics in the ambient-pressure solid phase of 1,1,2-trichloroethane is studied by means of broadband dielectric spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations. The dielectric spectra of polycrystalline ...
    • Solid state physicochemical properties and applications of organic and metallo-organic fullerene derivatives 

      Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Manesh, Zachariah; Macovez, Roberto (2016)
      Article
      Open Access
      We review the fundamental properties and main applications of organic derivatives and complexes of fullerenes in the solid-state form. We address in particular the structural properties, in terms of crystal structure, ...
    • Ultraslow dynamics of water in organic molecular solids 

      Macovez, Roberto; Mitsari, Efstratia; Zachariah, Manesh; Romanini, Michela; Zygouri, Panagiota; Gournis, Dimitrios; Tamarit Mur, José Luis (2014-03-06)
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      The relaxation dynamics of water in hygroscopic molecular solids is probed by broadband dielectric spectroscopy in the temperature range from 200 to 450 K. Evidence is found for three types of dynamic processes. The ...
    • Water-triggered conduction and polarization effects in a hygroscopic fullerene salt 

      Zachariah, Manesh; Tripathi, Pragya; Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Zygouri, Panagiota; Gournis, Dimitrios; Barrio Casado, María del; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Macovez, Roberto (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Impedance spectroscopy is employed to probe the frequency-dependent conductivity and dielectric response of the crystalline C60O24Na24 fulleride, both in its pure form obtained by heating to 473 K and in its bulk-hydrate ...
    • Water-Triggered Conduction Mediated by Proton Exchange in a Hygroscopic Fulleride and Its Hydrate 

      Zachariah, Manesh; Mitsari, Efstratia; Romanini, Michela; Zygouri, Panagiota; Gournis, Dimitrios; Barrio Casado, María del; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Macovez, Roberto (2015-01-08)
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      Impedance spectroscopy is employed to probe the impact of water on the dc conductivity and ac dielectric response of the polycrystalline C-60(ONa)(24) fulleride, both in its bulk-hydrate form, stable only below 370 K, and ...