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Architectures from Aligned Nanotubes Using Controlled Micropatterning of Silicon Substrates and Electrochemical Methods. Emilio Muñoz-Sandoval, Vivechana Agarwal, José Escorcia-García, Daniel Ramírez-González, Maria?M. Martínez-Mondragón, Eduardo Cruz-Silva, David Meneses-Rodríguez, Julio?A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Humberto Terrones and Mauricio Terrones. Small, Volume 3, Issue 7, pages 1157–1163, July 2, 2007.

Longitudinal Cutting of Pure and Doped Carbon Nanotubes to Form Graphitic Nanoribbons Using Metal Clusters as Nanoscalpels. Ana Laura Elias, Andres R. Botello-Mendez, David Meneses-Rodriguez, Viviana Jehova Gonzalez, Daniel Ramirez-Gonzalez, Lijie Ci, Emilio Munoz-Sandoval, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Humberto Terrones and Mauricio Terrones. Nano Letters 2010, 10 (2), pp 366–372.

Theory & Experiment

Condensed Matter Physics, Electronic Properties, Materials, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes and fullerenes

Our group have strong expertise on carbon nanostructures synthesis, including pure and doped carbon nanotubes, graphitic nanoribbons and graphene. We are exploring routes for non-carbon materials synthesis.


2013 · 2014 · All
P. Miranzo, C. Ramirez, B. Roman-Manso, L. Garzon, H. R. Gutierrez, M. Terrones, C. Ocal, M. Isabel-Osendi and M. Belmonte, "In situ processing of electrically conducting graphene/SiC nanocomposites," J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 33, 1665 – 1674 (2014)
H. Muramatsu, T. Hayashi, K. Fujisawa, T. Tojo, Y. I. Ko, A. Morelos-Gomez, K. S. Yang, Y. Kim, M. Endo, M. Terrones and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Boron-assisted coalescence of parallel multi-walled carbon nanotubes," J. Phys. Chem. Solids 3, 26266 – 26270 (2013)
C. Shan, W. Zhao, L. Lu, D. J. O'Brien, Y. Li, Z. Cao, A. Elias Arriaga, R. Cruz-Silva, M. Terrones, B. Wei and J. Suhr, "Three-Dimensional Nitrogen-Doped Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Sponges with Tunable Properties," Nanoletters 13, 5514 – 5520 (2013)
H. R. Gutierrez, N. Perea Lopez, A. Elias Arriaga, A. Berkdemir, B. Wang, R. Lu, F. Lopez-Urias, V. H. Crespi, H. Terrones and M. Terrones, "Extraordinary Room-Temperature Photoluminiscence in Triangular WS2 Monolayers," Nanoletters 13, 3447 – 3454 (2013)
M. S. Dresselhaus and M. Terrones, "Carbon-Based Nanomaterials From a Historical Perspective," Proce. IEEE 101, 1522 – 1535 (2013)
C. Ramirez, S. M. Vega-Diaz, A. Morelos-Gomez, F. M. Figueiredo, M. Terrones, M. Isabel-Osendi, M. Belmonte and P. Miranzo, "Synthesis of conducting graphene/Si3N4 composites by spark plasma sintering," Carbon 57, 425 – 432 (2013)
M. Audiffred, A. Elias Arriaga, H. R. Gutierrez, F. Lopez-Urias, H. Terrones, G. Merino and M. Terrones, "Nitrogen-Silicon Heterodoping of Carbon Nanotubes," J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 8481 – 8490 (2013)
R. Cruz-Silva, A. Morelos-Gomez, S. M. Vega-Diaz, F. Tristan-Lopez, A. Elias Arriaga, N. Perea Lopez, H. Muramatsu, T. Hayashi, K. Fujisawa, Y. Kim, M. Endo and M. Terrones, "Formation of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons via Chemical Unzipping," ACS Nano 7, 2192 – 2204 (2013)
J. Ortiz, M. L. Garcia-Betancourt, X. T. Jia, R. Martinez-Gordillo, M. A. Pelagio-Flores, D. Swanson, A. Elias Arriaga, H. R. Gutierrez, E. Gracia-Espino, V. Meunier, J. Owens, B. Sumpter, E. Cruz-Silva, F. J. Rodriguez-Macias, F. Lopez-Urias, E. Munoz-Sandoval, M. S. Dresselhaus, H. Terrones and M. Terrones, "Nitrogen-Doped Graphitic Nanoribbons: Synthesis, Characterization, and Transport," Adv. Func. Mater. 23, 3755 – 3762 (2013)
O. Martin, H. R. Gutierrez, A. Maroto-Valiente, M. Terrones, T. Blanco and J. Baselga, "An efficient method for the carboxylation of few-wall carbon nanotubes with little damage to their sidewalls," Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings 140, 499 – 507 (2013)
T. Fujimori, A. Morelos-Gomez, Z. Zhu, H. Muramatsu, R. Futamura, K. Urita, M. Terrones, T. Hayashi, M. Endo, S. Hong, Y. C. Choi, D. Tomanek and K. Kaneko, "Conducting linear chains of sulphur inside carbon nanotubes," Nature Comm. 4, 2162 (2013)
T. Tojo, K. Fujisawa, H. Muramatsu, T. Hayashi, Y. Kim, M. Endo, M. Terrones and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Controlled interlayer spacing of scrolled reduced graphene nanotubes by thermal annealing," Pure Appl. Chem. 3, 4161 – 4166 (2013)
M. Terrones : Nanostructures synthesis