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Heriot-Watt University

Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage

An interdisciplinary, innovative, and international leading centre for research at the interface between science and engineering.

Synthesis of novel materials

Fernández, Y., Menéndez, J.A., Phillips, J. and Luhrs, C., 2009. Graphitic encapsulation of micron- and nano-sized Ni particles using ethylene as precursor. Applied Surface Science, 256, 194-201.

Atwater, M.A., Phillips, J., Doorn, S.K., Luhrs, C., Fernández, Y., Menéndez, J.A. and Leseman, Z.C., 2009. The production of carbon nanofibers and thin films on palladium catalysts from ethylene/oxygen mixtures. Carbon, 47, 2269-2280.

Fernández, Y., Menéndez, J.A., Arenillas, A., Fuente, E., Peng, J.H., Zhang, Z.B., Li, W. and Zhang, Z.Y., 2009. Microwave-assisted synthesis of CuO/ZnO and CuO/ZnO/Al2O3 precursors using urea hydrolysis. Solid State Ionics, 180, 1372-1378.

Fidalgo, B., Fernández, Y., Zubizarreta, L., Arenillas, A., Domínguez. A., Pis, J.J. and Menéndez, J.A., 2008. Growth of nanofilaments on carbon-based materials from microwave-assisted decomposition of CH4. Applied Surface Science, 254, 3553-3557.

Fernández, Y., Fidalgo, B., Domínguez, A., Arenillas, A. and Menéndez, J.A., 2007. Carbon nanofilament synthesis by the decomposition of CH4/CO2 under microwave heating. Carbon, 45, 1706-1709.