Publications and Patents

2016

  • P. Paradiso, A.P. Serro, B. Saramago, R. Colaço, A. Chauhan; Controlled release of antibiotics from vitamin E loaded silicone hydrogel contact lenses; Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 105 (3), 1164–1172, March 2016. link

2015

  • Dendritic belite based hydraulic binders and methods for their manufacturing; Authors: R. Bayão Horta, Rodrigo L. Santos, J. Pereira, P. Rocha, S. Lebreiro, J. N. Canongia Lopes, R. Colaço. IST DDR 130319, January 2015. PCT/PT2015/000005
  • Amorphous low-calcium content silicate hydraulic binders and methods for their manufacturing; Authors: R. Bayão Horta, Rodrigo L. Santos, J. Pereira, P. Rocha, S. Lebreiro, J. N. Canongia Lopes, R. Colaço. IST DDR 130319, January 2015. PCT/PT2015/000006
  • A. A. Freitas, R. L. Santos, R. Colaço, R. Bayão Horta and J. N. Canongia Lopes; From lime to silica and alumina: systematic modeling of cement clinkers using a general force-field; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physic, 2015, 17, 18477-18494; DOI: 10.1039/C5CP02823J.
  • D. Silva, A.C. Fernandes, T.G. Nunes, R. Colaço, A.P. Serro;The effect of albumin and cholesterol on the biotribological behavior of hydrogels for contact lenses; (2015) 26, 184–194.
  • R.L. Santos, R.B. Horta, J. Pereira, T.G. Nunes, d, P. Rocha, J.N. Canongia Lopes, R. Colaço; Microstructural control and hydration of novel micro-dendritic clinkers with CaO/SiO2 = 1.4; Cement and Concrete Research; 76:212-221.
  • B Nunes, E Alves, R Colaço Single and dual ion implantation of c: Si with Fe+ and C+: microstructural characterization; Microscopy and Microanalysis; 365:39-43.
  • B Nunes, N Franco, AMB do Rego, E Alves, R Colaço; Structural characterization of dual ion implantation in silicon; Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms; 21 (S6):108-109.
  • R Galante, P. Paradiso, M G Moutinho, A.I. Fernandes, J L G Mata, A P A Matos, R Colaço, B Saramago, A.P. Serro, About the effect of eye blinking on drug release from pHEMA-based hydrogels: an in vitro study; Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition 01/2015; 26(4):1-17. link
  • P. Paradiso, V Chu, L Santos, AP Serro, R Colaço, B Saramago; Effect of plasma treatment on the performance of two drug-loaded hydrogel formulations for therapeutic contact lenses, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B Applied Biomaterials. 2015 Jul;103(5):1059-68. Epub 2014 Sep 19. link

2014

  • P. Paradiso, R. Galante, L. Santos, A. P. Alves de Matos, R. Colaço A. P. Serro, B. Saramago; Comparison of two hydrogel formulations for drug release in ophthalmic lenses, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials. (2014); 102 (6): 1170–1180. link

2013

  • P. Paradiso, M.A. Rodrigues, R. Colaço, B. Saramago and A.P. Serro. Production and characterization of hypromellose phthalate nanoparticles containing levofloxacin for ophthalmic applications. Microscopy and Microanalysis, (2013) 19 (Suppl. 4), pp 151-152. link
  • F. Carvalho, P. Paradiso, P. Fernandes; A microscopic perspective of a microreactor, Microscopy and Microanalysis (2013); 19: 33-34. link
  • B. Nunes, S. Magalhães, N. Franco, E. Alves, R. Colaço, Microstructure and nanomechanical properties of Fe+ implanted silicon, Applied Surface Science, Volume 284, 1 November 2013, Pages 533-539
  • J. Restolho, J. Mata, R. Colaço, B. Saramago, Ionic liquid films as water vapor sensors, Journal of Physical Chemistry C: Nanomaterials and interfaces, Vol. 117 (20), May 2013, 10454-10463
  • Nunes B, Magalhães S, Franco N, Alves E, Serro AP, Colaço R, Wettability and nanotribological response of silicon surfaces functionalized by ion implantation, Materials Science Forum Vols 730-732, 2013, 257-262
  • Carvalho PA, Diez–Silva M, Chen H, Dao M, Suresh S, Cytoadherence of erythrocytes invaded by Plasmodium falciparum: Quantitative contact-probing of a human malaria receptor, Acta Biomaterialia, 9 (2013), 6349–6359
  • Colaço R, Carvalho PA, Atomic Force Microscopy in Bioengineering Applications, Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (ed.), Vol III Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-25413-0, pp 397-430
  • Dias M, Carvalho PA, Vinaica U, Tougait O, Noël H, Gonçalves AP, Liquidus projection of the B-Fe-U diagram: Iron-rich corner, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 44 (2013) 2270-2284
  • Dias M, Carvalho PA, Vinaica U, Tougait O, Noël H, Gonçalves AP, Liquidus projection of the B-Fe-U diagram. Boron-rich corner, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions 44A (2013) 395-405
  • Neves CS, Granadeiro CM, Cunha-Silva L, Ananias D, Gago S, Feio G, Carvalho PA, Eaton P, Balula SS, Pereira E, Silica nanocomposites based on europium-polyoxometalates: preparation, characterization and photoluminescence studies, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2013) 2877–2886
  • Mateus R, Carvalho PA, Franco N, Alves LC, Fonseca M, Alves E, Carbon deposition on beryllium substrates and subsequent delamination, Materials Science Forum, 730-732 (2013) 179-184
  • Mateus R, Dias M, Lopes J, Rocha J, Duarte P, Gomes RB, Fernandes H, Silva C, Livramento V, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, Hanada K, Alves E, Blistering of W-Ta composites at different irradiation energies, Journal of Nuclear Materials 438, S1032–S1035

2012

  • Correia M, Michel V, Matos AP, Carvalho P, Oliveira MJ, Ferreira RM, Huerre M, Seruca R, Figueiredo C, Machado JC, Touati E, Docosahexaenoic acid inhibits Helicobacter pylori growth in culture and mice gastric mucosa colonization, PlosOne 7 (2012) e35072
  • Dias M, Carvalho PA, Pereira LCJ, Santos IC, Tougait O, Tran VH, Gonçalves AP, Crystal structure and magnetism of UFe3B2, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 324 (2012) 2649-2653
  • Nunes D, Gonçalves AP, De Hosson JThM, Carvalho PA, Structural characterization of the YFe11Mo intermetallic compound, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 49 (2012) 1149
  • Nunes D, Livramento V, Mardolcar U, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, Tungsten-nanodiamond composite powders produced by ball milling, Journal of Nuclear Materials 426 (2012) 115–119
  • Nunes D, Vilarigues M, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, Nickel-carbon nanocomposites: Synthesis, structural changes and strengthening mechanisms, Acta Materialia 60 (2012) 737–747
  • Serro AP, Carapeto A, Paiva G, Farinha JPS, Colaço R, Saramago B, Formation of an intact liposome layer adsorbed on oxidized gold confirmed by three complementary techniques: QCM-D, AFM and Confocal fluorescence microscopy, Surface and Interface Analysis 44 (2012) 426–433
  • Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, Effect of albumin adsorption on biotribological properties of artificial joints, in Proteins at Interfaces III – State of the Art, Chapter 23, pp 497-527, Thomas Horbett, John L. Brash, Willem Norde Editors, ACS Symposium Series, American Chemical Society, 2012

2011

  • Alves LC, Alves E, Barradas NP, Dias M, Mateus R, Carvalho P, Coad JP, Widdowson AM, Likonen J, Koivuranta S, JET-EFDA Contributors, Surface composition and morphology changes of JET tiles under plasma interactions, Fusion Engineering and Design 86 (2011) 2557-2560
  • Graça S, Carvalho PA, Colaço R, Dislocation structures in nanoindented ductile metals – a TEM direct observation, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 44 (2011) 335402 (8pp)
  • Graça S, Colaço R, On the influence of indentation size effect on the wear of metallic alloys, Int. J. of Surface Science and Engineering, 5(5/6), 457-462, 2011
  • Henriques MS, Berthebaud D, Pereira LCJ, Lopes EB, Branco MBC, Noël H, Tougait O, Šantavá E, Havela L, Carvalho PA, Gonçalves AP, Structural and physical properties of the U9Fe7Ge24 uranium germanide, Intermetallics, 19 (2011) 841-847
  • Livramento V, Nunes D, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, U. Mardolcar, Mateus R, Hanada K, Shohoji N, Fernandes H, Silva C, E. Alves E, Tungsten-micro diamond composites for plasma facing components, Journal of Nuclear materials, 416 (2011) 45–48
  • Manso ACGM, S. González-Lopez, V. Bolaños-Carmona, P.J.B.T.D. Maurício, Félix A, Carvalho PA, Regional Bond Strength to Lateral Walls in Class I and II Ceramic Inlays Luted with Four Resin Cements and Glass-Ionomer Luting Agent, Journal of adhesive dentistry 13 (2011) 455–465 (doi:10.3290/j.jad.a19816)
  • Mateus R, Carvalho PA, Nunes D, L.C. Alves, N. Franco, Correia JB, Fernandes H, Silva C, Lindau R, Alves E, Microstructural characterization of the ODS Eurofer 97 EU-batch, Fusion Engineering and Design 86 (2011) 2386–2389
  • Miranda A, E. Malheiro, P.Eaton, Carvalho PA, B. de Castro, E. Pereira, Synthesis of gold nanocubes in aqueous solution with remarkable shape-selectivity, Journal of Porphyrins and Phtalocyanins 15 (2011) 441-448
  • Nunes B, Serro AP, Oliveira V, Montemor MF, Alves E, Saramago B, Colaco R, Ageing effects on the wettability behavior of laser textured silicon, Applied Surface Science 257 (2011) 2604–2609
  • Nunes D, Gonçalves AP, L.C.J. Pereira, Colaço R, Carvalho PA, Magnetic microstructure of NdFe11Ti and Nd2(Fe,Ti)17 aggregates, Applied Physics A 104 (2011) 1053–1060
  • Nunes D, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, Shohoji N, Fernandes H, Silva C, Alves LC, Hanada K, Osawa E, Production of Cu/Diamond composites for first-wall heat sinks, Fusion Engineering and Design 86 (2011) 2589–259210.1016/j.fusengdes.2011.01.085
  • Nunes D, Livramento V, Mateus R, Correia JB, Alves LC, Vilarigues M, Carvalho PA, Mechanical synthesis of copper-carbon nanocomposites: Structural changes, strengthening and thermal stabilization, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528 (2011) 8610-8620
  • Nunes D, Livramento V, Shohoji N, Fernandes H, Silva C, Correia JB, Carvalho PA, Copper-microdiamond nanostructured composites, Scripta Physica, T145 (2011) 014069
  • Serro, Carapeto A, Paiva G, Farinha JPS, Colaço R, Saramago B, Formation of an intact liposome layer adsorbed on oxidized gold confirmed by three complementary techniques: QCM-D, AFM and Confocal fluorescence microscopy, Surface and Interface Analysis (2011)
  • Tariq M, Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, Canongia Lopes JN, Rebelo LPN, Effect of alkyl chain length on the adsorption and frictional behaviour of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid surfactants on gold surfaces, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 377 (2011) 361–366

2010

  • Alves E, Alves LC, Barradas NP, Mateus R, Carvalho PA, Wright GM, Influence of temperature and plasma composition on deuterium retention in refractory metals, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 268 (2010) 2124–2128
  • Alves LC, Alves E, Barradas NP, Mateus R, Carvalho P, Coad JP, Widdowson AM, Likonen J, Koivuranta S, Erosion and re-deposition processes in JET tiles studied with ion beams, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 268 (2010) 1991-1996
  • Carapeto AP, Serro AP, Nunes BMF, Martins MCL, Todorovic S, Duarte MT, André V, Colaço R, Saramago B, Characterization of two DLC coatings for joint prosthesis: the role of albumin on the tribological behavior, Surface and Coatings Technology, 24 (2010) 3451-3458
  • Colaço R, Serro AP, Saramago B, Response to ‘‘Comment on: On the stability of bubbles trapped at a solid–liquid interface: A thermodynamical approach” by J. Seddon and H. Zandvliet, Surface Science, 604 (2010) 478–479
  • Dias M, Carvalho PA, Sologub O, Pereira LCJ, Santos IC, Gonçalves AP, Studies on the new UFe2B6 phase, Jounal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 492 (2010) L13–L15
  • Dias M, Carvalho PA, Sologub O, Tougait O, Noel H, Gonçalves AP, On the cascade of peritectic reactions in the U-Fe-B system, Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, 31 (2010) 104-112
  • Graça S, Vilar R, Colaço R, The role of indentation size effect on the abrasive wear behaviour of ductile metallic alloys: a nanotribological study, Wear, 268 (2010) 931–938
  • Miranda A, Malheiro E, Skiba E, Quaresma P, Carvalho PA, Eaton P, Castro B, Shelnutt J, Pereira E, One-Pot Synthesis of Triangular Gold Nanoplates Allowing Broad and Fine Tuning of Edge Length, Nanoscale 2 (2010) 2209-2216, DOI: 10.1039/c0nr00337a
  • Neves CS, Quaresma P, Baptista PV, Carvalho PA, Araujo JP, Pereira E, Eaton P, New insights into the use of magnetic force microscopy to discriminate between magnetic and nonmagnetic nanoparticles, Nanotechnology 21 (2010) 305706
  • Nunes D, Livramento V, Correia JB, Hanada K, Carvalho PA, Mateus R, Shohoji N, Fernandes H, Silva C, Alves E, Osawa E, Consolidation of Cu-nD nanocomposites; hot extrusion vs spark plasma sintering, Materials Science Forum, 636-637 (2010) 682-687
  • Serro AP, Degiampietro K, Colaço R, Saramago B, Adsorption of albumin and sodium hyaluronate on UHMWPE: a QCM-D and AFM study, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 78 (2010) 1-7
  • Wright GM, Alves E, Alves LC, Barradas NP, Carvalho PA, Mateus R, Rapp J, Hydrogenic retention of high-Z refractory metals exposed to ITER divertor relevant plasma conditions, Nuclear Fusion, 50 (2010) 055004

2009

  • Colaço R, Serro AP, Eryilmaz OL, Erdemir A, Micro-to-nano triboactivity of hydrogenated DLC films, J. Phys. D: Applied Physics, 42 (2009) 085307
  • Colaço R, An AFM study of single-contact abrasive wear: the Rabinowicz wear equation revisited, Wear, 267 (2009) 1772-1776
  • Colaço R, Serro AP, Saramago B, On the stability of nanobubbles trapped at a solid-liquid interface: a thermodynamical approach, Surface Science, 603 (2009) 2870-2873
  • Nunes D, Colaço R, Gonçalves AP, Carvalho PA, Magnetic domain morphologies in YFe11Ti crystals, Materials Characterization, 60(2009) 1607-1612
  • Nunes D, Colaço R, de Hosson JTM, Gonçalves AP, Pereira LCJ, Carvalho PA, Magnetic microstructure of YFe11Ti aggregates, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 487 (2009) 11-17
  • Serro AP, Completo C, Colaço R, dos Santos F, Lobato da Silva C, Cabral JMS, Araújo H, Pires E, Saramago B, A comparative study of titanium nitrides, TiN, TiNbN and TiCN, as coatings for biomedical applications, Surface and Coatings Technology, 203 (2009) 3701-3707
  • Nunes D, Colaço R, De Hosson JTM, Gonçalves AP, Pereira LCJ, Carvalho PA, Magnetic microstructure of YFe11Ti aggregates, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 487 (2009) 11–17
  • Nunes D, Gonçalves AP, Pereira LCJ, Colaço R, Carvalho PA, Magnetic domain morphologies and wall energy in YFe11Ti crystals, Materials Characterization, 60 (2009) 1607-1612
  • Nunes D, Mateus R, Nogueira ID, Carvalho PA, Correia JB, Shohoji N, Gomes RB, Fernandes H, Silva C, Franco N, Alves E, Microstructural evolution in tungsten and copper probes under hydrogen irradiation at ISTTOK, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 390-391 (2009) 1039-1042
  • Quaresma P, Soares L, Contar L, Miranda A, Osório I, Carvalho PA, Franco R, Pereira E, Green Photocatalytic Synthesis of Stable Au and Ag Nanoparticles, Green Chemisty Communications, 11 (2009) 1889-1893

2008

  • Graça S, Colaço R, Carvalho PA, R Vilar, Determination of dislocation density from hardness measurements, Materials Letters, 62 (2008) 3812–3814
  • Carvalho PA, Machado IF, Solórzano G, Padilha AF, On Cr2N precipitation mechanisms in high nitrogen austenite, Philosophical Magazine, 88 (2008) 229-242
  • Costa E, Colaço R, Correia D, Bitumen morphology as observed by phase detection atomic force microscopy, Materials Science Forum, 587-588 (2008) 981-985
  • Gispert MP, Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, Bovine Serum Albumin Adsorption onto 316L Stainless Steel and Alumina: A Comparative Study Using Depletion, Protein Radiolabeling, Quartz Crystal Microbalance and Atomic Force Microscopy, Surface and Interface Analysis, 40 (2008) 1529-1537
  • Gispert MP, Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, The effect of roughness on the tribological behaviour of the prosthetic pair UHMWPE/ TiN coated stainless steel, J. of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 84 (2008) 98-107
  • Graça S, Colaço R, Carvalho PA, Vilar, R Determination of dislocation density by two independent methods: a comparative study, Materials Letters, 62 (2008) 3812-3814
  • Graça S, Colaço R, Kulik A, Vilar R, A displacement sensing nanoindentation study of tribo-mechanical properties of the Ni-Co system, Applied Surface Science, 254, (2008) 7306–7313
  • Graça S, Colaço R, Vilar R, Micro-to-nano indentation and scratch hardness in the Ni-Co system: depth dependence and implications for tribological behavior, Tribology Letters, 31 (2008) 177-185
  • Livramento V, Brito Correia J, Nunes D, Carvalho PA, Fernandes H, Silva C, Hanada K, Shohoji N, Osawa E, Novel Approach to Plasma Facing Materials in Nuclear Fusion Reactors, Plasma and Fusion Science, 996 (2008) 166-171
  • Polcar T, Evaristo M, Colaço R, Silviu Sandu C, Cavaleiro A, Nanoscale triboactivity: The response of Mo-Se-C coatings to sliding, Acta Materialia, 56 (2008) 5101-5111
  • Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, Adhesion forces in liquid media: effects of surface topography and wettability, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 325 (2008) 573-579
  • Silva C, Fernandes H, Varandas CAF, Alves D, Balan P, Carvalho BB, Carvalho I, Carvalho P, Carvalho PA, Coelho R, Correia JB, Duarte A, Duarte P, Ferreira J, Figueiredo H, Figueiredo J, Fortunato J, Galvão R, Gomes R, Gonçalves B, Hidalgo C, Ionita C, Lielausis O, Livramento V, Lunt T, Klyukin A, Nedzelskij I, Neto A, Pereira T, Platacis E, Plyusnin V, Schrittwieser R, Sharakovski A, Tale I, Valcárcel D, Overview of recent ISTTOK results, Plasma and Fusion Science, 996 (2008) 3-13
  • Vale F, Matos APA, Carvalho P, Vitor JMB, Helicobacter Pylori phage screening, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 14 (2008) 150-151

2007

  • Alves de Matos AP, Carvalho PA, Almeida A, Duarte L, Vilar R, Leitão J, On the structural diversity of sialoliths, Microscopy and Microanalyis, 13 (2007) 390-396
  • Colaço R, Gispert MP, Serro AP, Saramago B, An energy-based model for the wear of UHMWPE, Tribology Letters, 26 (2007) 119-124
  • Correia JB, Marques MT, Carvalho PA, Vilar R, Hardening in copper based nanocomposites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 434-435 (2007) 301-303
  • Degiampietro K, Colaço R, Nanoabrasive wear induced by an AFM diamond tip on stainless steel, Wear, 263 (2007) 1060-1065
  • Dias D, Carvalho PA, Ferro AC, Lohwasser W, On the performance of pyrolytic MnO2/tantalum capacitors: columnar vs nanocrystalline cathodic layer, Acta Materialia, 55 (2007) 3757-3763
  • Dias M, Cascais AS, Carvalho PA, Sologub O, Tougait O, Noël H, Gonçalves AP, Isothermal section at 950ºC of the U-Fe-B ternary system, Intermetallics, 15 (2007) 413-418
  • Gispert MP, Serro AP, Colaço R, Botelho do Rego AM, Alves E, Silva RC, Brogueira P, Pires E, Saramago B, Tribological behaviour of Cl-implanted TiN coatings for biomedical applications, Wear, 262 (2007) 1337-1345
  • Gispert MP, Serro AP, Colaço R, Saramago B, Wear of ceramic coated metal-on-metal bearings used for hip replacement, Wear, 263 (2007) 1579-1584
  • Graça S, Colaço R, Vilar R, Indentation size effect in laser clad nickel and cobalt, Surface & Coatings Technology, 202 (2007) 538–548
  • Oliveira V, Colaço R, Vilar R, Simulation of KrF Laser Ablation of Al2O3-TiC, Applied Surface Science, 253 (2007) 7585-7590