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Academic Staff: Maria da Conceição de Jesus Rego Paiva

Maria da Conceição de Jesus Rego Paiva
Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Minho, Campus de azurém
4800-058, Guimarães
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+351 253 510 327
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Surface and interfacial modification of carbons: nanotubes, graphene, nanofibres, fibres.
Production of graphene nanoribbons by unzipping of carbon nanotubes.
Dispersion and interfacial optimization of carbon nanoparticles in polymer composites.
M. C. Paiva, F. Simon, R. M. Novais, T. Ferreira, M. F. Proença, W. Xu, F. Besenbacher, Controlled Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by a Solvent-free Multicomponent Approach, ACS Nano 2010, 4, 12, 7379-7386

M. C. Paiva, W. Xu, M. F. Proença, R. M. Novais, E. Lægsgaard, F. Besenbacher, Unzipping of Functionalized Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Induced by STM, Nano Letters, 10 (5), (2010), pp. 1764-1768

M. F. Proença, R. F. Araújo, M. C. Paiva, C. J. R. Silva, The Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reaction in the Functionalization of Carbon Nanofibers, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9, (2009), pp. 6234-6238

R. Araújo, M. C. Paiva , M. F. Proença, Carlos J. R. Silva, Functionalization of carbon nanofibres by 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions and its effect on composite properties, Composite Science and Technology, 67, (2007), pp. 806-810

M.C. Paiva, B. Zhou, K.A.S. Fernando, Y. Lin, J.M. Kennedy, Y.-P. Sun, Mechanical and morphological characterization of polymer–carbon nanocomposites from functionalized carbon nanotubes, Carbon, 42 (14), (2004), pp. 2849-2854