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Dr Andrés Seral

Postdoctoral Researcher


Research

Developing different projects based on the chemical synthesis of nanostructured materials.

Dr. Andrés Seral-Ascaso received his degree in Chemistry in the University of Zaragoza (Spain) in 2008. After a 6 months of research experience in the laboratories of Prof. Isabel Arends (Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands) in the field of nano-biocatalysis, he aimed to complete a PhD thesis at the University of Zaragoza under the supervision of Dr. Edgar Muñoz de Miguel (Instituto de Carboquimica, CSIC).

He developed a multidisciplinary work based on the study of carbon- and metal/carbon- based nanostructured materials synthesized by laser ablation and their application as catalyst support. Since the end of his PhD, in 2013, he joined the group of Prof. Valeria Nicolosi for implementing different projects based on the chemical synthesis of 2D and 1D nanomaterials for optoelectronic, energy storage and biomedical applications.

Andrés
”Nanoscience became a revolution in science during last decade. 2D nanomaterials will probably be the revolution of nanoscience during this one.”

Publications

Title:
Tailored production of nanostructured metal/carbon foam by laser ablation of selected organometallic precursors
Authors:
Muñoz E,Luisa Ruiz-González M L, Seral-Ascano A, Sanjuán M L, González-Calbet J M, Laguna M, de la Fuenta G F
Source:
Carbon 48 (2010) 1807-1814
Title:
Synthesis and application of gold-carbon hybrids as catalusts for the hydroamination of alkynes
Authors:
Seral-Ascaso A, Luquin A, Lázaro M J, de la Fuente G F, Laguna M, Muñoz E
Source:
Applied Catalysis A: General, Volume 456 (2013) 88-95
Title:
'Laser chemistry' synthesis, physiochemical properties, and chemical processing of nanostructured carbon foams
Authors:
Seral-Ascaso A, Garriga R, Sanjuán M L, Razal J M, Lahoz R, Laguna M, de la Fuente G F, Muñoz E
Source:
Nanoscale Research Letters 8 (2013) 233

Contact

School of Physics and CRANN
E-mail: seralaa@tcd.ie


Last updated 9 May 2018 physics@tcd.ie (Email).