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Molecular recognition and energy storage: fundamental studies concerning geometry, size and synthesis effects on the optimization of the chemical properties of electroactive materials

Grant number: 09/53199-3
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: April 01, 2010 - March 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Chemistry - Physical-Chemistry
Cooperation agreement: NSF - American Universities (Chemistry)
Principal researcher:Roberto Manuel Torresi
Grantee:Roberto Manuel Torresi
Principal researcher abroad: Rodney J. Bartett
Institution abroad: University of Florida, Gainesville (UF), United States
Home Institution: Instituto de Química (IQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Pesquisadores principais:
Susana Inés Córdoba de Torresi
Associated scholarship(s):13/25159-2 - Study of the electrosynthesis of thinconducting polymers hydro-sponges films, BP.PD
13/22748-7 - Development of High Performance Electrochemical Capacitors Based on Graphene and Ionic Liquids., BP.PD
13/00322-8 - Synthesis and characterization of hybrid nanoparticles for electrochemical devices, BP.DD
+ associated scholarships 12/22755-0 - Optimization of biosensors based on the interaction between reduced graphene oxide and biomolecules, BP.IC
12/12023-2 - Polyaniline hydro-sponges with potential application in controlled release systems and other smart systems, BP.IC
12/02117-0 - Poly(ionic liquids) in electrochemical devices: polyelectrolytes for energy storage and conversion devices and stabilization of graphene and poly(3,4-etylenedioxidethiophene) (PEDOT) for electroactive films obtention, BP.PD
11/20711-3 - Electrochemistry of modified electrodes in protic ionic liquids, BP.PD
11/16078-3 - Graphene electrochemistry in ionic liquids, BP.MS
11/15159-0 - Third generation biosensors based on the interaction among reduced graphene oxide, ionic liquids and oxidase enzymes., BP.PD
11/08581-7 - Direct electron transfer in redox proteins for amperometric biosensors construction, BP.IC
10/17511-0 - Conducting polymers hydrogels with potential applications for removing heavy metals from water and soils, BP.DD
10/08043-2 - Synthese, characterization of functionalized WO3 nanoparticles modified electrodes for high performence electrochromic devices, BP.DR
10/08245-4 - Template synthesis of macropourous transductors. The influence of pourous size on the mediators performance, BP.IC
10/07123-2 - Iron electrodeposition in ionic liquids, BP.IC - associated scholarships


This project involves the synthesis and the study of new materials (inorganic organic or hybrid) with different nano and micrometric architectures, which will be functionalized and immobilized by using different methods depending on the desired application. The arrangement of these systems on conducting materials (metals or oxides) aims the construction of recognition devices (sensors or biosensors), advanced actuators (drug controlled release and cellular growth) and materials for energy storage. The present proposal joints the expertise of Prof. Susana I. C. Torresi and Roberto M. Torresi from the 'Laboratory of Electrocative Materials', IQUSP. Their research fields are concerned with physical chemistry of surfaces and interfaces, electrochemistry, sensors, hybrid materials and electrodes for energy storage. (AU)

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Scientific publications (24)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
MARTINS, VITOR L.; SANCHEZ-RAMIREZ, NEDHER; RIBEIRO, MAURO C. C.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Two phosphonium ionic liquids with high Li+ transport number. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, v. 17, n. 35, p. 23041-23051, . (13/22748-7, 14/01987-6, 09/53199-3, 10/08646-9)
JRIBI, S.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, S. I.; AUGUSTO, T.; CACHET, H.; DEBIEMME-CHOUVY, C.; DESLOUIS, C.; PAILLERET, A.. Determination of surface amine groups on amorphous carbon nitride thin films using a one step covalent grafting of a redox probe. Electrochimica Acta, v. 136, p. 473-482, . (09/53199-3)
SANDOVAL, ANDREA P.; FELIU, JUAN M.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; SUAREZ-HERRERA, MARCO F.. Electrochemical properties of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) grown on Pt(111) in imidazolium ionic liquids. RSC ADVANCES, v. 4, n. 7, p. 3383-3391, . (09/53199-3)
BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Rheological Changes and Kinetics of Water Uptake by Poly(ionic liquid)-Based Thin Films. Langmuir, v. 29, n. 50, p. 15589-15595, . (09/53199-3, 12/02117-0)
TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; LODOVICO, LUCAS; BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; ALCANTARA, MARIA R.; DEBIEMME-CHOUVY, CATHERINE; DESLOUIS, CLAUDE. Convective mass transport in ionic liquids studied by electrochemical and electrohydrodynamic impedance spectroscopy. Electrochimica Acta, v. 93, p. 32-43, . (12/02117-0, 09/53199-3, 11/16078-3)
MIGUEL, FERNANDO H. C.; BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.. QCM-D studies of polypyrrole influence on structure stabilization of beta phase of Ni(OH)(2) nanoparticles during electrochemical cycling. Electrochemistry Communications, v. 48, p. 164-168, . (09/53199-3, 12/02117-0)
BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; CARVALHO, TANIA; LWAKURA, DANIEL C.; BRAGA, FILIPE; VIEIRA, BRUNA R.; VIDINHA, PEDRO; GRUBER, JONAS; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. All solid-state electrochromic device consisting of a water soluble viologen dissolved in gelatin-based ionogel. SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, v. 132, p. 101-106, . (09/53199-3, 12/02117-0)
PIRICH, CLEVERTON LUIZ; DE FREITAS, RILTON ALVES; TORRESI, ROBERTO MANUEL; PICHETH, GUILHERME FADEL; SIERAKOWSKI, MARIA RITA. Piezoelectric immunochip coated with thin films of bacterial cellulose nanocrystals for dengue detection. BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS, v. 92, p. 47-53, . (09/53199-3)
RENNIE, ANTHONY J. R.; MARTINS, VITOR L.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; HALL, PETER J.. Ionic Liquids Containing Sulfonium Cations as Electrolytes for Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 119, n. 42, p. 23865-23874, . (14/14690-1, 13/22748-7, 09/53199-3)
REGO, LAYANE S.; ANTONIO, JADIELSON L. S.; SILVA, CLAUDIO H. B.; NOBREGA, MARCELO M.; TEMPERINI, MARCIA L. A.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.. Electrochemical template synthesis of adherent polyaniline thin films with tubular structure. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, v. 20, n. 4, SI, p. 983-991, . (09/53199-3, 12/12023-2)
NOBREGA, MARCELO M.; MARTINS, VITOR L.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; TEMPERINI, MARCIA L. A.. One-Step Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Emeraldine Salt Nanofibers Containing Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 118, n. 8, p. 4267-4274, . (09/53199-3, 10/18107-8, 09/09209-4)
FERNANDEZ, R. A.; BENEDETTI, T. M.; TORRESI, R. M.. Comparative electrochemical performance of electrodeposited polypyrrole in protic and aprotic ionic liquids. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, v. 737, n. SI, p. 23-29, . (12/02117-0, 09/53199-3, 11/20711-3)
VALENTI, LAURA E.; MARTINS, VITOR L.; HERRERA, ELISA; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; GIACOMELLI, CARLA E.. Ni(II)-modified solid substrates as a platform to adsorb His-tag proteins. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, v. 1, n. 38, p. 4921-4931, . (09/53199-3, 09/09209-4)
SANCHEZ-RAMIREZ, NEDHER; MARTINS, VITOR L.; ANDO, ROMULO A.; CAMILO, FERNANDA F.; URAHATA, SERGIO M.; RIBEIRO, MAURO C. C.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Physicochemical Properties of Three Ionic Liquids Containing a Tetracyanoborate Anion and Their Lithium Salt Mixtures. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v. 118, n. 29, p. 8772-8781, . (13/22748-7, 09/53199-3, 10/08646-9)
BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; GONCALES, VINICIUS R.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. In search of an appropriate ionic liquid as electrolyte for macroporous manganese oxide film electrochemistry. Journal of Power Sources, v. 239, p. 1-8, . (11/15159-0, 09/53199-3, 12/02117-0, 08/57805-2)
SANCHEZ, NEDHER; BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; VAZQUEZ, MARIO; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies on the Adsorption of Reactive Red 239 by Carra Sawdust Treated with Formaldehyde. ADSORPTION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, v. 30, n. 10, p. 881-899, . (12/02117-0, 09/53199-3, 10/08646-9, 08/57805-2)
BENEDETTI, TANIA M.; REDSTON, EMILY; MENEZES, WILLIAN G.; REIS, DAYANE M.; SOARES, JAISA F.; ZARBIN, ALDO J. G.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Lithium intercalation in nanostructured thin films of a mixed-valence layered vanadium oxide using an ionic liquid electrolyte. Journal of Power Sources, v. 224, p. 72-79, . (09/53199-3, 12/02117-0, 08/57805-2)
MARTINS NETO, JOSE DE RIBAMAR; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.. Electrochromic behavior of WO3 nanoplate thin films in acid aqueous solution and a protic ionic liquid. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, v. 765, p. 111-117, . (09/53199-3)
LIMACHI, DENIS G. B.; GONCALES, VINICIUS R.; CINTRA, ELAINE P.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.. Controlling hydrophilicity and electrocatalytic properties of metallic hexacyanoferrates/conducting polymers hybrids for the detection of H2O2. Electrochimica Acta, v. 110, n. SI, p. 459-464, . (11/15159-0, 10/17008-6, 09/53199-3)
COLOMBO, RAFAEL N. P.; PETRI, DENISE F. S.; CORDOBA DE TORRESI, SUSANA I.; GONCALES, VINICIUS R.. Porous Polymeric Templates on ITO Prepared by Breath Figure Method for Gold Electrodeposition. Electrochimica Acta, v. 158, p. 187-195, . (11/15159-0, 12/22755-0, 09/53199-3)
RENNIE, ANTHONY J. R.; SANCHEZ-RAMIREZ, NEDHER; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.; HALL, PETER J.. Ether-Bond-Containing Ionic Liquids as Supercapacitor Electrolytes. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, v. 4, n. 17, p. 2970-2974, . (09/53199-3, 10/08646-9)
MARTINS, VITOR L.; SANCHEZ-RAMIREZ, NEDHER; CALDERON, JORGE A.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Electrochemistry of copper in ionic liquids with different coordinating properties. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, v. 1, n. 45, p. 14177-14182, . (09/53199-3, 10/08646-9, 09/09209-4)
MARTINS, VITOR L.; NICOLAU, BRUNO G.; URAHATA, SERGIO M.; RIBEIRO, MAURO C. C.; TORRESI, ROBERTO M.. Influence of the Water Content on the Structure and Physicochemical Properties of an Ionic Liquid and Its Li+ Mixture. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v. 117, n. 29, p. 8782-8792, . (09/53199-3, 09/09209-4)

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