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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory NEOEnergy - Novel Energy Oriented Nanomaterials
Department NEOEnergy - Novel Energy Oriented Nanomaterials

Catalan Institut of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Institution (Acronym) CIN2 (CSIC-ICN)
Contact Person (e-mail) GOMEZ ROMERO, Pedro / Omar Ayyad / prof. Pedro GOMEZ-ROMERO / Vanesa Ruiz
Address Campus UAB
Postal code 08193 Bellaterra
Province Barcelona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34-937373608
Fax +34-935868020
Website ;
Main Research Areas

* Heat Transfer Nanofluids / Hybrid (organic-inorganic) nanocomposite materials
* Alternative synthetic methods for complex materials
* Energy storage and conversion applications
* Lithium batteries, electrochemical supercapacitors, Fuel Cells

Participating Projects

* “Nanowires for energy storage” NEST
Coordinator: Gerard Bidan, CEA France IP (CSIC) Pedro Gómez-Romero. 2013-2015: Proyecto Europeo (VII FP) FP7-ENERGY-2012-1-2STAGE ID 309143-2

* “Materiales Nanoestructurados de Carbono e Híbridos para Almacenamiento de Energía” (NANOCARHIBE)
Coordinator: IP CIN2 (CSIC) Pedro Gómez Romero, IP UCM Eduardo Enciso. Coordinador: Pedro Gómez-Romero. 2013-15.: Proyecto Coordinado Plan Nacional MAT2012-39199-C02-01

* “Development of novel SOlid MAterials for high power Li polymer BATteries
Coordinator: Coordinador Ms. Mayte Gil Agustí. Asoc. Instituto Tecnológico de la Energía IP (CSIC) Pedro Gómez-Romero. 2010-2013: (VII FP) FP7-2010-GC-ELECTROCHEMICAL-STORAGE. (PCOL-LARGE)

Three more relevant publications within 2010-2013

*   Mihaela Baibarac* and Pedro Gómez-Romero* - Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 6(2) Feb 2006, pp. 289-302. (REVIEW) Nanocomposites based on conducting polymers and carbon nanotubes. From fancy materials to functional applications

*   D. Muñoz-Rojas,* J. Oro-Sole, O. Ayyad and P. Gomez-Romero* - Small 2008, 4(9), 1301-6 Facile One-pot Synthesis of Self-Assembled Ag@Polypyrrole Core-Shell Nanosnakes.

*   D. Muñoz-Rojas,* J. Oro-Sole and P. Gomez-Romero* - Chem. Commun.( DOI: 10.1039/B910796G) 2009, 5913-5. Spontaneous Self-Assembly of Cu2O@PPy Nanowires and Anisotropic Crystals.

Instruments and equipment available

* Potenciostatos
* Multichannel Battery cycler
* Caja Seca Labconco

Number of researchers (5)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 1
PhD(contracted) 2
PhD Students 2
Technicians 0
Others 0
PhD 2010-2013 0
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Participation in other Networks

Redes de Pilas de Combustible (Cataluña / España)

Other relevant information

Libro: “Functional Hybrid Materials” Edited by P. Gómez-Romero and C. Sánchez. Wiley-VCH. Weinheim 2004 (Clave E)ISBN 3-527-30484-3.

Nanotechnology for structural applications
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Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
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Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
Catalysts or electrodes with nano-structured surface
Other - specify: Li Batteries, supercapacitors, Fuel Cells
Long-term research with generic applications
Self- assembly
Quantum physics, mesoscopic systems, chemical
Interfacing to organic / biological molecules
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