Centre for Functional Materials

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Profile Information

This interdisciplinary group has interests in various areas of materials chemistry including the study of ordered and amorphous porous solids and functionalised solids, for application in catalysis and absorption, surface science, synthesis and electrical and magnetic characterisation of mixed metal oxides, the synthesis and characterisation of new transition metal complexes of relevance to light emitting and devices and solar cells and the computational modelling of solid-state and molecular materials. The centres activities include:

  • Photochromic and electrochromic materials chemistry
  • Dye-sensitised photovoltaics and light emitting materials
  • Optical and electron transfer materials
  • Electronic solid state materials
  • Computational materials modelling
  • Advanced thermal methods for materials synthesis and characterisation
  • Inorganic biomaterials
  • Biosensors

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Triazoles Chemical Compounds
Ligands Chemical Compounds
Iridium Chemical Compounds
Photochemical reactions Chemical Compounds
Mitochondria Chemical Compounds
Viologens Chemical Compounds
Ruthenium Chemical Compounds
Chromophores Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2011 2018

Combined EXAFS and ab initio study of copper complex geometries adsorbed on natural illite

Martins, D. M. S., Mirão, J. P., Göttlicher, J., Molinari, M., Steininger, R., Parker, S. C. & Gonçalves, M. A., Feb 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 152, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
illite
Copper
copper
adsorption
Adsorption

Dry‐jet wet electrospinning of native cellulose microfibers with macroporous structures from ionic liquids

Basel Bazbouz, M., Taylor, M., Baker, D., Ries, M. E. & Goswami, P., 8 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 17 p., 47153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Electrospinning
Ionic liquids
Cellulose
Fibers
1 Citations

Enhancing the dissolution of phenylbutazone using Syloid® based mesoporous silicas for oral equine applications

Waters, L. J., Hanrahan, J. P., Tobin, J. M., Finch, C. V., Parkes, G. M. B., Ahmad, S. A., Mohammad, F. & Saleem, M., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. 8, 3, p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Phenylbutazone
Silicon Dioxide
Horses
Dissolution
Excipients

Projects 2017 2019

Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide Nanozymes

Molinari, M.

1/01/1830/04/19

Project: ResearchResearch Council

NanoCeO2: Design of CeO2 Nanostructures with Enhanced Catalytic Properties

Molinari, M.

1/06/1731/08/17

Project: ResearchResearch Council