Nanostructured Materials

Synthesis and properties of nanostructured materials inspired by supramolecular arrays and bio-architectures
We develop new synthetic strategies to prepare highly functionalized metal nanoparticles (NPs, i.e. the use of Fischer carbenes), with interest in catalysis and nano-bio-sciences. The NPs react with multi-functional molecules that allow their post-derivatizations targeting highly efficient heterogeneous catalysts, enantiomeric recognition, or biomedical applications. In addition, we design and prepare reticular materials such as Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs), to solve high impact challenges in fields like selective detection and capture of contaminants, toxin degradation, catalysis, etc.

Representative contributions:
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56, 1214
Appl. Surf. Science, 2016, 383, 375
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 8352
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