In collaboration with Jordan Ochs, Angel Alegria and Fabienne Barroso-Bujans, I’ve published a new paper in Macromolecules. This work presents the use of broadband dielectric spectroscopy to study the synthesis of “two arms” polymers. Using the dielectric Normal Mode relaxation we determined whether the polymer was a “simple” linear chain, or a 2-arms chain. The full text can be found here.
I’m glad to present my first paper from 2019 !! It’s entitled “Laterally-resolved mechanical and tribological properties of laser-structured polymer nanocomposites” and it was just accepted in Polymer. In this work we explored the manomechanical properties of nanostructured polymers via PeakForce QNM. The work was performed in collaboration with Esther Rebollar (IQFR-CSIC), Pablo Moreno (ALF-USAL) and Tiberio Ezquerra (IEM-CSIC). Check it out here.
This week I returned to the Lab to keep on the good work and good vibes. I’ve spent most of the time working on answers to papers evaluations but today I found some time to spend at the AFM.
It’s good to be back.
As from tomorrow I’ll be taking some days off and I just wanted to wish everybody Happy Holidays!
See you all in 2019
Here’s the video of my presentation at the Zientzia Club last month! Hope you all enjoy it!
Today I gave a talk in the Polymat Seminar series, about nanoDielectric Spectroscopy ! This 30min talk presented the state of the art in AFM techniques for studies in polymers, and introduced to the audience the technique developed at the Polymers and Soft Matter group to perform Dielectric Spectroscopy at the nanoscale.
During the activities of the “Zientzia Astea” (Science Week) in Donostia, I got the opportunity to participate in the “Zientzia Club”. In this event 9 speakers, including myself, delivered a 10 min talk about a scientific topic for an open audience. I decided to talk about soft matter, making emphasis in my lactose intolerance problems ! It was a really fun night, and I enjoyed all presentations very very much! Looking forward to repeat next year 🙂 !