Paula Celeste da Silva Ferreira
  Coordinator Researcher  
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  departament: Materials and Ceramic Engineering  
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  research group: G2 - Multifunctional Ferroic Ceramics and Nanostructures
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Short CV

1996 Honour Degree - Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal.

1997 M.Phil Pure and Applied Chemistry - University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

2000 Ph.D Inorganic Chemistry - Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal.

01-11-2000 to 30-10-2001 - Alexander von Humboldt Post-Doc Fellow - Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

30-11-2001 to 06-05-2004 - Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

15-05-2004 to 30-11-2004 - FCT Post-Doc Fellow - University of Aveiro, Portugal.

15-09-2004 to 28/02/2005 - Assistant Professor at Academia da Força Aérea, Sintra, Portugal.

01-12-2004 to 31-12-2013 - Assistant Researcher - CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

15-06-2008 to 30-07-2008 - Short term scientific mission at the group of Prof. Clément Sanchez, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

From 15-09-2013 to 15-11-2013 - Invited Professor at Univ. de Poitiers, France.

From 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2016 - Principal Researcher - CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Since 01-01-2017 - Coordinator Researcher - CICECO, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Scientific Interests

Mesoporous Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials: Periodic mesoporous organosilica (PMO). Structure-directed synthesis of nanostructured organic/inorganic composites and host/guest compounds as well as of mesoporous materials.

Mesoporous powders, mesoporous thin films.

Low dielectric constant thin films. Synthesis and immobilisation of organometallic complexes in pillared layered clays.

Designed materials for catalytic applications.

Growth of one-dimensional perovskite nanostructures.Size and shape influence on the ferroelectric properties of the materials. Mesoporous ferroelectric powders and thin films.

Functionalization of porous functional thin film matrices with other nature functional nanoparticles for multifunctional materials, such as, multiferroics.

Development of new funcional materials to be incorporated in biopolymers to enhance their properties towards active and intelligent food packaging.

Main present collaborators

Portuguese Collaborators

Paula M. Vilarinho, U.A., CICECO 

Isabel S. Gonçalves, U.A., CICECO 

Maria José Calhorda, F.C.U.L., CQB 

Maria de Deus Carvalho, F.C.U.L. 

Margarida Godinho, F.C.U.L., BioISI 

Liliana P. Ferreira, F.C.U.C., BioISI 

João Rocha, U.A., CICECO 

Martyn Pillinger, U.A., CICECO 

Anabela V. Valente, U.A., CICECO 

Luís Mafra, U.A., CICECO

José R.B. Gomes, U.A., CICECO

Filipe Figueiredo, U.A., CICECO

Ana Rosa Silva, U.A., CICECO

Manuel António Coimbra, QOPNA

International Collaborators

Clément Sanchez, LCMCP, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, França

Christel Laberty, LCMCP, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, França

David Grosso, LCMCP, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, França

Nicolas Bion, Univ Poitiers, França

François Jérôme, Univ Poitiers, França

Isabelle Batonneau-Gener, Univ Poitiers, França

Florentina Maxim, "Ilie Murgulescu" Institute of Physical Chemistry, Romanian Academy, Roménia

Brian Rodriguez, Univ. College Dublin, Ireland

Ian Reaney, Univ. of Sheffield, UK

Supervising experience

- Post Doctoral fellows: 6 (presently 2);

- PhD students: 7 (3 degree awarded already, 4 in progress);

- MSc students: 8 (6 degree awarded, 2 in progress),

- Research fellows: 14

- Undergraduate students (last year project): 12


Current group

Financed projects

Project Leader – 5 Projects – total fund of 369140 €

  • PTDC/QUI-QUI/113678/2009 - Design of acid-functionalised periodic mesoporous organosilica catalysts for reactions with/in water – FCT – 42 months (1-03-2010 to 31-08-2014) – 135000 €.
  • PTDC/CTM/098130/2008 - Design of multifunctional films from porous thin films – FCT – 36 months (01-04-2010 to 30-09-2013) – 100000 €.
  • PTDC/QUI/72584/2006 - Photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide into valuable hydrocarbon products – FCT – 36 months (01-01-2008 to 31-12-2011) – 41200 €.
  • POCI/CTM/55648/2004 - Organic-Inorganic mesoporous hybrid materials – FCT – 36 months (01-05-2006 to 31-12-2010) – 55000 €
  • POCTI/QUI/44654/2002 – Structure and reactivity of organometallic molecules encapsulated in pillared interlayered clays – FCT – 46 months (started 01-11-2003) – 37940 €. 

Member of the Research Team - 4

  • PTDC/CTM-CER/109843/2009 - Acid-Functionalised Hybrid Membranes for Intermediate Temperature PEMFC (HyPEM) – FCT.
  • PTDC/EQU-EQU/099423/2008 - Intelligent Design of Mesoporous Organosilicas for Adsorptive Separation Processes - FCT
  • POCI/FIS/60153/2004 - Study of nanostrusctured half-metallic systems prepared by pulsed injection MOCVD - FCT.
  • POCI/QUI/37990/2001 - Tailored oximolybdenum catalysts - FCT.


4 Bilateral Actions - FCT/CNRS


- Member of the Management Commitee of COST action MP1308 - TO-BE Towards oxide-based electronics

- Member of the Management Commitee of COST action CM1101 - Colloidal Aspects of Nanoscience for Innovative Processes and Materials

- Participant of COST action MP1202 - Rational design of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces: the next step towards advanced functional materials

- Participant of COST action IC1208 - Integrating devices and materials: a challenge for new instrumentation in ICTs

- Participant of COST action MP0904 - Single- and multiphase ferroics and multiferroics with restricted geometries (SIMUFER)

- Partipant of COST action 539 - Electroceramics from Nanopowders Produced by Innovative Methods (ELENA)


88 E. Ruiz-Hitzky, M. M. C. Sobral,  A. Gómez-Avilés, C. Nunes, C. Ruiz-García, P. Ferreira, P. Aranda,  Clay-Graphene Nanoplatelets Functional Conducting Composites; Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 7394–7405.

87 C. Nunes, É. Maricato, Â. Cunha, M. A. M. Rocha, S. Santos, P. Ferreira, M. A. Silva, A. Rodrigues, O. Amado, J. Coimbra, D. Silva, A. Moreira, S. Mendo, J. A. Lopes da Silva, E. Pereira, S. M. Rocha, M.l A. Coimbra, Green Chem., 2016, 18, 5331-5341.

86 M. A. O. Lourenço, C. Siquet, J. Santos, M. Jorge, J. R. B. Gomes, P. Ferreira, Insights into CO2 and CH4 Adsorption by Pristine and Aromatic Amine-Modified Periodic Mesoporous Phenylene-Silicas, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b04605.

85 A. Castro, P. Ferreira, P. M. Vilarinho, Block Copolymer-Assisted Nanopatterning of Porous Lead Titanate Thin Films for Advanced Electronics, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 10961-10967.

84 E.M. Domingues, N. Bion, F.M. Figueiredo, P. Ferreira, Tuning the acid content of propylsulfonic acid-functionalized mesoporous benzene-silica by microwave-assisted synthesis, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2016, 226, 386-395.

83 A. F. Alves; S. G. Mendo; L. P. Ferreira; M.H.Mendonça; P. Ferreira; M. Godinho; M.M. Cruz; M. D. Carvalho; Gelatine-assisted synthesis of magnetite nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia, J Nanopart Res, 2016, 18:27, 1-13.

82 M.A.O. Lourenço; C. Siquet; M. Sardo; L. Mafra; J. Pires; M. Jorge; M. L. Pinto; P. Ferreira; J.R.B. Gomes, J Interaction of CO2 and CH4 With Functionalized Periodic Mesoporous Phenylene–Silica: Periodic DFT Calculations and Gas Adsorption Measurements. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 3863-3875.

81 L. Carneiro, M. Lourenço, A. Mayoral, I. Diaz, P. Ferreira, A. R. Silva, Catalytic activity of chiral copper(II) bis(oxazoline) complexes directly coordinated to amine-modified mesoporous organosilicas, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 413–421.

80 M. A. O. Lourenço, R. M. Silva, R. F. Silva, N. Pinna, S. Pronier, J. Pires, J. R. B. Gomes, M. L. Pinto, P. Ferreira, Turning periodic mesoporous organosilicas selective to CO2/CH4 separation: deposition of aluminium oxide by atomic layer deposition, J. Mater Chem A, 2015, 3, 22860–22867.

79 M. A. O. Lourenço, A. Mayoral, I. Diaz, A. R. Silva, P. Ferreira, Amino-modified periodic mesoporous biphenylene-silica, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2015, 217, 167-172.

78 M. Vasconcellos Dias, M. S. Saraiva, P. Ferreira, M. J.Calhorda, Catalytic activity of Mo(II) complexes in homogeneous and heterogeneous conditions,  Organometallics, 2015, 34, 1465-1478.

77 A.I. Iorgu, F. Maxim, C. Matei, L. Pires Ferreira, P. Ferreira, M.M. Cruz, D. Berger, Fast synthesis of rare-earth (Pr3+, Sm3+, Eu3+ and Gd3+) doped bismuth ferrite powders with enhanced magnetic properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2015, 629, 62–68.

76 M. A. O. Lourenço, J. R. B. Gomes, P. Ferreira, Optimization of the time and temperature of the microwave-assisted amination of the phenylene-PMO”, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 9208-9216.

75 A. Castro, P. Ferreira, B. Rodriguez, P.M. Vilarinho, Understanding the effect of porosity on the local piezo and ferroelectric properties of lead titanate thin films, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 1035–1043.

74 M Lourenço, L Carneiro, I Diaz, A. Mayoral, P Ferreira, A R Silva, Chiral periodic mesoporous copper(II) bis(oxazoline) phenylene-silica: a highly efficient and reusable asymmetric heterogeneous catalyst, Journal of Catalysis, 2014, 320, 63–69.

73 A. S. Ferreira, C. Nunes, A. Castro, P. Ferreira, M. A. Coimbra, Influence of grape pomace extract incorporation on chitosan films properties, Carbohydrate Polymers 2014, 113, 490–499.

72 S.O. Ganiyu, C. Bispo, N. Bion, P. Ferreira, I. Batonneau-Gener, Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas as adsorbents for the organic pollutants removal in aqueous phase, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2014, 200, 117–123.

71 C. Bispo, K. De Oliveira Vigier, M. Sardo, N. Bion, L. Mafra, P. Ferreira, F. Jérôme, Catalytic dehydration of fructose to HMF over sulfonated periodic mesoporous organosilica with crystal-like pore wall, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2014, 4, 2235-2240.

70 N.C. Rosero-Navarro, E.M. Domingues, N. Sousa, P. Ferreira, F.M. Figueiredo, Protonic conductivity and viscoelastic behaviour of Nafion membranes with periodic mesoporous organosilica fillers, International J. Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 39, 5338-5349.

69 A.C. Gomes, M.A.O. Lourenço, S.M. Bruno, P. Ferreira, A.A. Valente, M. Pillinger, I.S. Gonçalves, Post-synthetic modification of crystal-like periodic mesoporous phenylene-silica with ferrocenyl groups, J. Organometallic Chem. 2014, 751, 501-507.

68 N.C. Rosero-Navarro, E.M. Domingues, N. Sousa, P. Ferreira, F.M.L. FigueiredoMeso-structured organosilicas as fillers for Nafion® membranes, Solid State Ionics (2013),

67 A.C. Gomes, M.J. Ferreira, S.M. Bruno, N. Bion, P. Ferreira, A.A. Valente, M. Pillinger, J. Rocha, I.S. Gonçalves, Preparation of crystal-like periodic mesoporous phenylene-silica derivatized with ferrocene and its use as a catalyst for the oxidation of styrene, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 14612-14620.

 66 C. Bispo, P. Ferreira, A. Trouvé, I. Batonneau-Gener, F. Liu, F. Jérôme, N. Bion, Role of acidity and hydrophobicity in the remarkable catalytic activityin water of sulfonic acid-functionalized phenyl-PMO materials, Catal. Today 2013, 218– 219, 85– 92.

65 J.R.C. Salgado, V.A. Paganin, ER Gonzalez, M.F. Montemor, I. Tacchini, A. Ansón, M.A. Salvador, P. Ferreira, F.M.L. Figueiredo, M.G.S. Ferreira, Characterization and performance evaluation of PteRu

electrocatalysts supported on different carbon materials for direct methanol fuel cells, International J. Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38, 910-920. 

64 M. A. O. Lourenço, R. Siegel, L. Mafra, P. Ferreira, Microwave assisted N-alkylation of amine functionalized crystal-like mesoporous phenylene-silica, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 5631-5634.

63 E.M. Domingues, M.A. Salvador, P. Ferreira, F.M. Figueiredo, Acid-functionalised periodic mesoporous benzenosilica proton conductors, Solid State Ionics, 2012, 225, 308–311

62 B. Ribeiro, R. P. Borges, R. C. da Silva, N. Franco, P. Ferreira, E. Alves, M. Godinho, Structural and magnetic properties of thin films of BaFeO3 deposited by pulsed injection MOCVD, J. Appl. Phys., 2012, 111, 113923-1 - 113923-5. 

61 M.A. Salvador, J. Canales-Vázquez, P. Ferreira, F.M. Figueiredo, Characterization of mesoporous zirconium and cerium oxides by transmission electron microscopy, Microsc. Microanal., 2012, 18 (Suppl 5), 81-82.

60 F. Maxim, P. Ferreira, P. M. Vilarinho, Morphology Control of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles Prepared by Sol-gel Hydrothermal Method, Microsc. Microanal., 2012, 18 (Suppl 5), 111-112.

59 P. Ferreira, A. Castro, P. M. Vilarinho, M. -G. Willinger, J. Mosa, C. Laberty, C. Sanchez, Electron Microscopy Study of Porous and Co Functionalized BaTiO3 Thin Films, Microsc. Microanal., 2012, 18 (Suppl 5), 115-116.

58 R. Siegel, E. Domingues, R. De Sousa, F. Jérôme, C.M. Morais, N. Bion, P. Ferreira, L. Mafra, Understanding the high catalytic activity of propylsulfonic acid-functionalized periodic mesoporous benzenesilicas by high-resolution 1H solid-state NMR spectroscopy, J. Mater Chem., 2012, 2012, 22, 7412-7419.

57 P Ferreira, RZ Hou, A Wu, M-G Willinger, PM Vilarinho, J Mosa, C Laberty-Robert, C Boissière, D Grosso, C Sanchez, Nanoporous Piezo- and Ferro- Electric Thin Films, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 2944-2949.

56 RZ Hou, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, Fabrication of BaTiO3-Carbon Nano-Composite and Porous BaTiO3, Cryst. Growth Des. 2011, 11, 5215–5220.

55 J Mosa, O Fontaine, P Ferreira, RP Borges, V Vivier, D Grosso, C Laberty-Robert, C Sanchez, Synthesis of poly(phenylene oxide)-Based FTO|ZrO2 Nanoelectrode Arrays by Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Approach, Electrochimica Acta, 2011, 56, 7155–7162.

54 F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, IM Reaney, I Levin, Kinetic Study of the Static Hydrothermal Synthesis of BaTiO3 using Titanate Nanotubes Precursors, Cryst. Growth Des. 2011, 2011, 11, 3358–3365.

53 F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, IM Reaney, A Aimable, P Bowen, Solution based approaches for the morphology control of BaTiO3 particulates, Processing and Application of Ceramics 2010, 4, 115-125.

52 F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, A Aimable, P Bowen, Additive-assisted aqueous synthesis of BaTiO3 nanopowders, Cryst. Growth Des. 2010, 10, 3996-4004. 

51 F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, Influence of the neutralization process on the preparation of titanate nanotubes by hydrothermal synthesis, J. Porous Mater. 2011, 18, 37–45.

50 AC Coelho, SS Balula, JC Alonso, N Bion, P Ferreira, M Pillinger, AA Valente, J Rocha, IG Gonçalves, Grafting of molecularly ordered mesoporous phenylene-silica with molybdenum carbonyl complexes: Efficient heterogeneous catalysts for the epoxidation of olefins, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 1759–1769.

49 AC Coelho, SS Balula, MM Antunes, TI Gerganova, N Bion, P Ferreira, M Pillinger, AA Valente, J Rocha, IS Gonçalves, Complexation of Crystal-Like Mesoporous Phenylene-Silica with Cr(CO)3 and Catalytic Performance in the Oxidation of Cyclooctene, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2010, 332, 13-18.

48 A Castro, JC Alonso, AA Valente, P Neves, P Brandão, V Félix, P Ferreira, Nanostructured dioxomolybdenum(VI) catalyst for the liquid-phase epoxidation of olefins, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 1405–1412.

47 A Castro, JC Alonso, P Neves, AA Valente, P Ferreira, Dioxomolybdenum(VI) epoxidation catalyst supported on a mesoporous silica containing phosphane oxide groups, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 602–607. 

46 A Karam, JC Alonso, TI Gerganova, P Ferreira, N Bion, J Barraulta, F Jérôme, Sulfonic acid funtionalized crystal-like mesoporous benzene-silica as a remarkable water-tolerant acid catalyst, Chem. Commun, 2009, 7000-7002.

45 RZ Hou, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, Observation of Hierarchical Porous BaTiO3 Derived from Hard Template, Microsc. Microanal. 2009, 15 (supp 3), 49-50.

44. F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, A Aimable, P Bowen, Electron-microscopic observation of BaTiO3 prepared by additive assisted aqueous synthesis, Microsc. Microanal. 2009, 15 (supp 3), 51-52.

43 RZ Hou, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, Nanoporous BaTiO3 Crystallites, Chem. Mater., 2009, 21, 3536–3541.

42 R Gonçalves, A Saraiva, A Rosa, R Borges, R Silva, S Magalhães, P Ferreira, A Gonçalves, M Godinho, Growth and characterization of CaO thin films deposited by Pulsed Injection Metal Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition, Physica B, 2009, 404, 1398–1403.

41 F Maxim, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, I. Reaney, Hydrothermal Synthesis and Crystal Growth Studies of BaTiO3 using Ti Nanotube Precursors, Cryst. Growth Des., 2008, 8, 3309–3315.

40 LM Nikolic, M Maletin, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, Synthesis and characterization of one-dimensional titanate structure, Processing and Application of Ceramics 2008, 2, 109–114.

39 M Vasconcellos-Dias, CD Nunes, PD Vaz, P Ferreira, P Brandão, V Félix, MJ Calhorda, Heptacoordinate tricarbonyl Mo(II) complexes as highly selective oxidation homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts, J. Catal. 2008, 256, 301-311.

38 JC Alonso, P Neves, C Silva, AA Valente, P Brandão, S Quintal, MJ Villa de Brito, P Pinto, V Félix, M GB Drew, J Pires, AP Carvalho, MJ Calhorda, P Ferreira, Immobilisation of eta3-allyldicarbonyl complexes of Mo(II) with bidentate nitrogen ligands into aluminium pillared clays, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 1147–1156. 

37 RZ Hou, P Ferreira, PM Vilarinho, A Facile Route for Synthesis of Mesoporous Barium Titanate Crystallites, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2008, 110, 392-396.

36 S Lima, AS Dias, Z Lin, P Brandão, P Ferreira, M Pillinger, J Rocha, AA Valente, Isomerization of D-glucose to D-fructose over zeotype solid bases, Appl. Catal. A: General 2008, 339, 21–27.

35 CD Nunes, J Pires, AP Carvalho, MJ Calhorda, P Ferreira, Synthesis and characterisation of organo-silica hydrophobic clay heterostructures for volatile organic compounds removal, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2007, 111, 612–619.

34 JC Alonso, P Neves, MJ Pires da Silva, S Quintal, PD Vaz, C Silva, AA Valente, P Ferreira, MJ Calhorda, V Félix, M G B. Drew, Molybdenum eta3-allyldicarbonyl complexes as a new class of precursors for highly reactive epoxidation catalysts with tert-butyl hydroperoxide, Organometallics 2007, 26, 5548-5556.

33 M Vasconcellos-Dias, CD Nunes, PD Vaz, P Ferreira, MJ Calhorda, Pyridine carboxylate complexes of Mo(II) as active catalysts in homogeneous and heterogeneous polymerization, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 2917–2925.

32 TA Fernandes, CD Nunes, PD Vaz, MJ Calhorda, P Brandão, J Rocha, IS Gonçalves, AA Valente, LP Ferreira, M Godinho, P Ferreira, Synthesis and catalytic properties of manganese(II) and oxovanadium(IV) complexes anchored to mesoporous MCM-41, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2007, 112, 14-25.

31 CD Nunes, PD Vaz, AC Fernandes, P Ferreira, CC Romão, MJ Calhorda, Immobilization and Delivery of Sertraline using Inorganic Micro and Mesoporous Materials, Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 2007, 66, 357-365.

30 J Gimenez, CD Nunes, PD Vaz, AA Valente, P Ferreira, MJ Calhorda, Hepta-coordinate halocarbonyl molybdenum(II) and tungsten(II) complexes as heterogeneous polymerization catalysts, J. Mol.Cat. A 2006, 256, 90. 

29 CD Nunes, PD Vaz, P Brandão, J Rocha, P Ferreira, N Bion, MJ Calhorda, Synthesis and characterisation of hybrid mesoporous materials with the 1,4-diazobutadiene ligand, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2006, 95, 104-111.

28 P Ferreira, CD Nunes, J Pires, AP Carvalho, P Brandão, J Rocha, Hydrophobic porous benzene-silica clay hybrid heterostructure and its application in the adsorption of volatile organic compounds, Mater. Sci. Forum 2006, 514-516, 470.

27 P Ferreira, CD Nunes, PD Vaz, N Bion, P Brandão, J Rocha, Hybrid mesoporous MCM-41 type material containing 1,4-diazobutadiene chelate ligand in the walls, Prog. Solid State Chem. 2005, 33, 162.

26. PMFJ Costa, M Mora, M José Calhorda, V Félix, P Ferreira, MGB Drew, H Wadepohl, Mono and binuclear bipyridyl derivatives of the Mo(eta3-C3H5)(CO)2 fragment: structural studies and fluxionality in solution, J. Organometallic Chem., 2003, 687, 57-68.

25 N Bion, P Ferreira, AA Valente, IS Gonçalves, J Rocha, Ordered benzene-silica hybrids with molecular-scale periodicity in the walls and different mesopore sizes, J. Mater. Chem. 2003, 13, 1910-1913.

24 C D Nunes, M Pillinger, AA Valente, IS Gonçalves, J Rocha, P Ferreira, FE Kühn, Synthesis and characterization of methyltrioxorhenium(VII) immobilized in bipyridyl-functionalized mesoporous silica, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2002, 5, 1100-1107.

23 M Pillinger, IS Gonçalves, AD Lopes, P Ferreira, J Rocha, G Zhang, M Schäfer, O Nuyken, FE Kühn, Mesoporous silica grafted multiply bonded dimolybdenum cations: XAFS analysis and catalytic activity in cyclopentadiene polymerisation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2002, 4, 696-702.

22 P Ferreira, FE Kühn, Solvent stabilized transition metal(II) complexes as initiators for polymerization reactions, Trends in Inorganic Chem. 2001, 7, 89-98.

21. P Ferreira, W-M Xue, É Bencze, E Herdtweck, FE Kühn, Bidentate Lewis Base Adducts of Methyltrioxorhenium(VII) and Their Application in Catalytic Epoxidation, Inorganic Chem. 2001, 40, 5834-5841.

20 M Pillinger, IS Gonçalves, P Ferreira, J Rocha, M Schäfer, O Nuyken, FE Kühn, Multiply bonded dimolybdenum cation immobilised in mesoporous silica: XAFS analysis and catalytic activity in cyclopentadiene polymerization, Rapid Macromolecular Commun. 2001, 22, 1302-1305.

19 M Pillinger, IS Gonçalves, AA Valente, P Ferreira, D Schön, O Nuyken, FE Kühn, Immobilisation of monometallic acetonitrile complexes on mesoporous silica and their activity as initiators for cyclopentadiene polymerisation, Designed Monomers & Polymers 2001, 4, 268-278.

18 D Ananias, A Ferreira, J Rocha, P Ferreira, JP Rainho, C Morais, LD Carlos, Novel microporous europium and terbium Silicates, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5735-5742.

17 S Lima, IS Gonçalves, P Ribeiro-Claro, M Pillinger, AD Lopes, P Ferreira, JJC Teixeira-Dias, J Rocha, CC Romão, The interactions of cationic and neutral molybdenum complexes with beta-cyclodextrin host molecules, Organometallics. 2001, 20, 2191-2197.

16 M Pillinger, IS Gonçalves, AD Lopes, J Madureira, P Ferreira, AA Valente, TM Santos, J Rocha, JFS Menezes, LD Carlos, Synthesis and characterisation of a RuII([14]aneS4) complex immobilised in MCM-41-type mesoporous silica, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2001, 1628-1633.

15 P Ferreira, A Ferreira, MR Sousa, J Rocha, Synthesis and structural characterization of zirconium silicates, Chem. Mater. 2001, 13, 355-363.

14 IG Gonçalves, FE Kühn, AM Santos, A Lopes, JE Rodríguez-Borges, M Pillinger, P Ferreira, CC Romão, J Rocha, Chiral dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes for enantioselective alkene epoxidation, J. Organometallic Chem. 2001, 626, 1-10. 

13 J Rocha, P Ferreira, LD Carlos, A Ferreira, The first example of a microporous framework cerium-silicate, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2000, 39, 3276-3279.

12 P Ferreira, IS Gonçalves, FE Kühn, A Lopes, M Pillinger, A Pina, M Martins, J Rocha, CC Romão, AM Santos, TM Santos, AA Valente, Mesoporous silicas modified with dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes: synthesis and catalysis, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 2263-2270.

11 J Rocha, LD Carlos, JP Rainho, Z Lin, P Ferreira, RM Almeida, Photoluminescence of new Er3+-doped titanosilicate materials, J. Material Chem. 2000, 10, 1371-1375.

10 P Ferreira, IS Gonçalves, FE Kühn, M Pillinger, J Rocha, A Thursfield, W-M Xue, G Zhang, Synthesis and characterisation of MCM-41-supported dimolybdenum complexes, J. Mater. Chem., 2000, 10,1395-1401. 

9 P Ferreira, IS Gonçalves, M Pillinger, J Rocha, P Santos, JJC Teixeira-Dias, Modification of beta-cyclodextrin with ferrocenyl groups by ring opening of an encapsulated ferrocenophane, Organometallics 2000, 19, 1455-1457.

8 P Ferreira, IS Gonçalves, FE Kühn, M Pillinger, J Rocha, AM Santos, A Thursfield, Structural studies and catalytic activity of MCM-41 and MCM-48 modified with the titanocenophane [SiMe2{(eta5-C5H4)2}]TiCl2, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2000, 551-557.

7 P Ferreira, IS Gonçalves, F Mosselmans, M Pillinger, J Rocha, A Thursfield, Structural Studies of MCM-48 Derivatised with (1,1´-ferrocenediyl)dimethylsilane, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 97-102.

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