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  • Carnicer, A.; Arteaga, O.; Pascual, E,; Canillas, A.; Vallmitjana, S.; Javidi, B.; Bertran, E., Optical security verification by synthesizing thin films with unique polarimetric signatures, Optics Letters, 40(22) (2015) 5399-5402
  • Arteaga, O.; Kuntman, E.; Antó, J.; Pascual, E.; Canillas, A.; Bertran, E, Mueller matrix microscopy on a Morpho butterfly, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 605 (2015) 012008.
  • Vilana, J.; Amade, R.; Shahzad, H.; Bertran, E.; Gómez, E.; Vallés, E., 3D distribution of magnetic CoNi alloy nanoparticles electrodeposited on vertically alligned MWCNT showing exceptional coercive field, Materials Letters, 124 (2014) 8-11.
  • Molina, R.; Gomez, M.; Kan, C.W.; Bertran, E., Hydrophilic-oleophobic Coatings on cellulosic materials by plasma assisted polymerization in liquid phase and fluorosurfactant complexation, Cellulose 21(1) (2014) 729-739.
  • Arteaga, O.; Baldrís, M.; Antó, J.; Canillas, A.; Pascual, E.; Bertran, E., Mueller matrix microscope with a dual continuous rotating compensator setup and digital demodulation, Applied Optics 10 (2014) 2236-2245.
  • Amade, R.; Hussain, S.; Ocaña, I.R.; Bertran, E., Growth and functionalization of carbon nanotubes on quartz filter for environmental applications, Journal of Environmental Engineering & Ecological Science, 3 (2014) 1-7.
  • Freire V.-M.; Ramírez A.; Pascual E.; Bertran E.; Andújar J.-L., Investigation of monolayer-formation time for the synthesis of graphene on copper/nickel/silicon using very-low pressure pulses of methane, arXiv:1406.2640
  • Hussain, S.; Amade, R.; Moreno, H.A.; Bertran, E., RF-PECVD growth and nitrogen plasma functionalization of CNTs on copper foil for electrochemical applications, Diamond and Related Materials, 49 (2014) 55-61.
  • Moreno, H.A.; Hussain, S.; Amade, R.; Bertran, E., Growth and functionalization of CNTs on stainless steel electrodes for supercapacitor applications, Materials Research Express http://iopscience.iop.org/2053-1591/1/3/035050/pdf/2053-1591_1_3_035050.pdf
  • Chaitoglou, S.; Sanaee, M.R.; Aguilo-Aguayo, N.; Bertran, E., Arc-discharge synthesis of iron encapsulated in carbon nanoparticles for biomedical applications, Journal of Nanomaterials, 178524 (2014)
  • Amade, R.; Vila-Costa, M.; Hussain, S.; Casamayor, E.O.; Bertran, E., Vertically aligned carbon nanotubes coated with manganese dioxide as cathode material for microbial fuel cells, Journal of Materials Science, 50(3) (2014) 1214-1220.
  • Cabrera, E.J.; Jaller, L.M.; Amade, R.; Portal, S.M.; Pascual, E.; Bertran, E., Photonic characteristics of Langmuir-Blodgett self-assembled monolayers of colloidal silica particles, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 5(1) (2013) 41-45.
  • Hussain, S.; Amade, R.; Jover, E.; Bertran, E., Nitrogen plasma functionalization of carbon nanotubes for supercapacitor applications, Journal of Materials Science, 48(21) (2013) 7620-7628.
  • Hussain, S.; Amade, R.; Jover, E.; Bertran, E., Water plasma functionalized CNTs/MnO2 composites for supercapacitors, Scientific World Journal http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/aip/832581/
  • Aguiló-Aguayo, N.; Liu, Z.; Bertrán, E.; Yang, J., Thermal-induced Structural Evolution of Carbon-encapsulated Iron Nanoparticles Generated by Two Different Methods, Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 117(37) (2013) 19167-19174.
  • Cabrera, E.J; Amade, R.; Jaller, L.; Pascual, E.; Bertran, E., Template-growth of vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes using self-assembled monolayers of SiO2 particles by Langmuir-Blodgett technique, Journal of Nanoparticle Research,
    16:2172 (1) (2013) 1-7.
  • Molina, R.; Ligero, C.; Jovancic, P.; Bertran, E., In Situ Polymerization of aqueous solutions of NIPAAm initiated by atmospheric plasma treatment, Plasma Processes And Polymers, 10(6) (2013) 506-516.
  • Molina, R.; Sole, I.; Vilchez, A.; Bertran, E.; Solans, C.; Esquena, J., Surface Functionalization of macroporous polymeric materials by treatment with air low temperature plasma, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13 (2013) 2819-2825.
  • Freire, V.M.; Corbella, C.; Bertran, E.; Portal-Marco, S.; Rubio-Roy, M.; Andújar, J.L., Anisotropic surface properties of micro/nanostructured a-C:H:F thin films with self-assembly applications, Journal of Applied Physics, 111 (2012) 124323
  • Portal-Marco, S.; Vallve, M.A.; Arteaga, O.; Ignes-Mullol, J.; Corbella, C.; Bertran, E., Structure and physical properties of colloidal crystals made of silica particles, Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 401 (2012) 38-47.
  • Smirnov, J.R.C.; Jover, E.; Amade, R.; Gabriel, G.; Villa, R.; Bertran, E., Vertically aligned carbon nanotubes for microelectrode arrays applications, 12(9) (2012) 6941-6947.
  • Hussain, S.; Amade, R.; Jover, E.; Bertran, E., Functionalization of carbon nanotubes by water plasma, Nanotechnology, 23 (2012) 385604.
  • B.F. Gordiets, M.J. Inestrosa-Izurieta, A. Navarro, E. Bertran, Nanoparticles in SiH4-Ar plasma: Modelling and comparison with experimental data, Journal of Applied Physics. 110 (2011) 1–8.
  • C. Corbella, M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, S. Portal, E. Pascual, M.C. Polo,  Ion energy distributions in bipolar pulsed-DC discharges of methane measured at the biased cathode, Plasma Sources Science & Technology. 20 (2011) 015006–1.
    C. Corbella, S. Portal-Marco, M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, G. Oncins, M.A. Vallve,  Modifying surface properties of diamond-like carbon films via nanotexturing, Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics. 44 (2011) 3722–3727.
  • E. Bertran, V.M. Freire, E.J. Cabrera, C. Corbella, S. Portal, E. Pascual,  Nanostructured DLC coatings for self-assembly spplications, World Journal of Engineering. Supplement (2011) 109–110.
  • F. Barroso, S. Bosch, N. Tort, O. Arteaga, J. Sancho-Parramon, E. Jover, E. Bertran, Detection and characterization of single nanoparticles by interferometric phase modulated ellipsometry, Thin Solid Films. 519 (2011) 2801–2805.
  • R. Amade, E. Jover, B. Caglar, T. Mutlu, E. Bertran, Optimization of MnO(2)/vertically aligned carbon nanotube composite for supercapacitor application, Journal of Power Sources. 196 (2011) 5779–5783.
  • C. Corbella, S. Portal, M. Rubio-Roy, M.A. Vallvé, J. Ignés-Mullol, E. Bertran, J.L. Andujar, Surface structuring of diamond-like carbon films by colloidal lithography with silica sub-micron particles., Diamond and Related Materials. 19 (2010) 1124–1130.
  • N. Aguiló-Aguayo, M.J. Inestrosa-Izurieta, J. García-Céspedes, E. Bertran, Morphological and Magnetic Properties of Superparamagnetic Carbon-Coated Fe Nanoparticles Produced by Arc Discharge., Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 10 (2010) 2646–2649.
  • M. Rubio-Roy, C. Corbella, E. Bertran, S. Portal, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L.Andujar, Effects of environmental conditions on fluorinated diamond-like carbon tribology, Diamond and Related Materials. 18 (2009) 923–926.
  • S. Portal, M. Rubio-Roy, C. Corbella, M.A. Vallvé, J. Ignés-Mullol, E. Bertran, Influence of incident ion beam angle on dry etching of silica sub-micron particles deposited on Si substrates, Thin Solid Films. 518 (2009) 1543–1548.
  • A. Olziersky, A. Vila, M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, J. Fontcuberta, Magnetic domain wall pinning by focused ion beam milling of permalloy layers, Microelectronic Engineering. 86 (2009) 878–881.
  • B.F. Gordiets, E. Bertran, Analytic model of nanoparticle formation and growth in a SiH4-Ar plasma, Technical Physics. 54 (2009) 674–681.
  • J. García-Céspedes, S. Thomasson, K.B.K. Teo, I.A. Kinloch, W.I. Milne, E. Pascual, E. Bertran, Efficient diffusion barrier layers for the catalytic growth of carbon nanotubes on copper substrates, Carbon. 47 (2009) 613–621.
  • C. Corbella, M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L. Andújar, Low friction and protective diamond-like carbon coatings deposited by asymmetric bipolar pulsed plasma, Diamond and Related Materials. 18 (2009) 1035–1038.
  • C. Corbella, M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, J.L. Andújar, Plasma parameters of pulsed-dc discharges in methane used to deposit diamondlike carbon films, Journal of Applied Physics. 106 (2009) 033302–1.
  • C. Corbella, B. Echebarria, L. Ramírez-Piscina, E. Pascual, J.L. Andújar, E. Bertran, Growth kinetics of nanometric dendrites in metal-carbon thin films, Acta Materialia. 57 (2009) 4948–4956.
  • N. Aguiló-Aguayo, J.L. Castaño-Bernal, J. García-Céspedes, E. Bertran, Magnetic response of CVD and PECVD iron filled multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Diamond and Related Materials. 18 (2009) 953–956.
  • M. Rubio-Roy, S. Portal, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, E. Bertran, J.L. Andujar, Fluorination effects on tribological characteristics of hydrogenated amorphous carbon thin films, Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show Nanotech 2008, Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization. 1 (2008) 479–482.
  • M. Rubio-Roy, E. Pascual, M.C. Polo, J.L. Andújar, B. E., Structural and optical properties of diamond like thin films deposited by asymmetric bipolar pulsed DC reactive magnetron sputtering, Surface & Coatings Technology. 202 (2008) 2354–2357.
  • M. Rubio-Roy, E. Bertran, E. Pascual, M.C. Polo, J.L. Andújar, Fluorinated DLC deposited by pulsed-DC plasma for antisticking surface applications, Diamond and Related Materials. 17 (2008) 1728–1732.
  • S. Portal, M.A. Vallvé, O. Arteaga, J. Ignés-Mullol, A. Canillas, E. Bertran, Optical characterization of colloidal crystals based on dissymmetric metal-coated oxide submicrospheres, Thin Solid Films. 517 (2008) 1053–1057.
  • S. Portal, M.A. Vallve, O. Arteaga, J. Ignes-Mullol, A. Canillas, E. Bertran, Polarimetric and Photonic Properties of 2D Submicroparticle Arrays, Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show Nanotech 2008, Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization. 1 (2008) 700–703.
  • B.F. Gordiets, E. Bertran, A self-consistent model for the production and growth of nanoparticles in low-temperature plasmas, Russian Journal Of Physical Chemistry B. 2 (2008) 315–328.
  • J. García-Céspedes, E. Pascual, E. Bertran, Simultaneous tip and base growth mechanism in carbon nanotubes produced by PECVD, Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show Nanotech 2008, Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization. 1 (2008) 148–151.
  • J. del Campo F., G. J., X. Muñoz F., B. E., Vertically aligned carbon nanotube based electrodes: Fabrication, characterisation and prospects, Electrochemistry Communications. 10 (2008) 1242–1245.
  • C. Corbella, M. Rubio-Roy, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L. Andújar, E. Bertran, Electrical measurements of pulsed-DC plasmas used for diamond-like carbon film deposition, Metallurgical Analysis. 28 (2008) 1190–1197.
  • N. Aguiló-Aguayo, J. García-Céspedes, E. Pascual, E. Bertran, Magnetic properties of iron-filled multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show Nanotech 2008, Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization. 1 (2008) 985–989.
  • M. Rubio-Roy, C. Corbella, J. Garcia-Céspedes, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L. Andújar, E. Bertran, Diamond like carbon films deposited from graphite target by asymmetric bipolar pulsed-DC magnetron sputtering, Diamond and Related Materials. 16 (2007) 1286–1290.
  • P. Roura, J. Farjas, A. Pinyol, E. Bertran, The crystallization temperature of silicon nanoparticles, Nanotechnology. 18 (2007) 175705–1.
  • J. Garcia-Céspedes, M. Rubio-Roy, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L. Andújar, E. Bertran, Carbon nanotubes grown by asymmetric bipolar Pulsed-DC PECVD, Diamond and Related Materials. 16 (2007) 1131–1135.
  • C. Corbella, E. Bertran, M.C. Polo, E. Pascual, J.L. Andujar, Structural effects of nanocomposite films of amorphous carbon and metals deposited by pulsed-DC reactive magnetron sputtering, Diamond and Related Materials. 16 (2007) 1828–1834.
  • P. Roura, J. Farjas, C. Rath, J. Serra-Miralles, E. Bertran, P. Roca i Cabarrocas, Calorimetry of dehydrogenation and dangling-bond recombination in several hydrogenated amorphous silicon materials, Physical Review B. 73 (2006) 085203–1.
  • A. J. Farjas, E. Bertran, Kinetic study of the oxide-assisted catalyst-free synthesis of silicon nitride nanowires, Physica Status Solidi a-Applications And Materials Science. 203 (2006) 1307–1312.
  • Hill D., Jawhari T., Cespedes J.G., Garcia J.A., Bertran E., In-situ monitoring of laser annealing by micro-Raman spectroscopy for hydrogenated silicon nanoparticles produced in radio frequency glow discharge. Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research 203 (2006) 1296-1300.
  • Farjas J., Pinyol A., Rath C., Roura P., Bertran E., Kinetic study of the oxide-assisted catalyst-free synthesis of silicon nitride nanowires Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research 203 (2006) 1307-1312.
  • P. Roura; J. Farjas; Chandana Rath; J. Serra-Miralles; Bertran, E.; Roca i Cabarrocas, P., Calorimetry of dehydrogenation and dangling-bond recombination in several hydrogenated amorphous silicon materials, Physical Review B 73 (8) (2006) 1-15.