Angela Sofia dos Santos Pereira
  Post-doc Fellowship  
  department: Chemistry  
  office: 23557  
Selected Publications

F Bonnet, M Visseaux, A Pereira, F Bouyer, D Barbier-Baudry, Stereospecific polymerization of
isoprene with Nd(BH4)3(THF)3/Mg(Bu)2 as catalyst, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2004, 25, 873–
877. F Bonnet, M Visseaux, A Pereira, D Barbier-Baudry, Highly trans-stereospecific isoprene
polymerization by neodymium borohydrido catalysts, Macromol., 2005, 38 (8), 3162-3169. M C Neves, A S Pereira, M Peres, A Kholkin, T Monteiro, T Trindade, Layer-by-layer deposition of
organically capped quantum dots, Mat. Sci. Forum, 2006, 514-516, 1111. T Monteiro, M J Soares, A Neves, M C Carmo, S Pereira, M R Correia, M.Peres, E Alves, D
Rogers, F Teherani, V Munoz-SanJose, T Trindade, A Pereira , Optical active centres in ZnO
samples, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 2006, 352, 1453. A S Pereira, M Peres, M J Soares, E Alves, A. Neves, T Monteiro, T Trindade, Synthesis, surface
modification and optical properties of Tb3+-doped ZnO nanocrystals, Nanotechnology, 2006, 17,
834-839. M Peres, A Cruz, S Pereira, M R Correia, M J Soares, A Neves, M C Carmo, T Monteiro, A S
Pereira, M A Martins, T Trindade, E Alves, S S Nobre, R A Sa Ferreira, Optical studies of ZnO
nanocrystals doped with Eu3+ ions, Appl. Phys. A, 2007, 88(1), 129-133. A S Pereira, A O Ankiewicz, W Gehlhoff, S Pereira, A Hoffmann, M Grundmann, M C Carmo, T
Trindade, N A Sobolev, Surface modification of Co-doped ZnO nanocrystals and its effects on the
magnetic properties, J Appl Phys, 2008, 103(7), 07D140. A S Pereira, P Rauwel, M S Reis, N J O Silva, A Barros-Timmons, T Trindade, Polymer
encapsulation effects on the magnetism of EuS nanocrystals, J Mater Chem, 2008, 18, 4572 -
4578. A O Ankiewicz, W Gehlhoff, J S Martins, A S Pereira, S Pereira, A Hoffmann, E M Kaidashev, A
Rahm, M Lorenz, M Grundmann, M C Carmo, T Trindade, N A Sobolev, Magnetic and structural
properties of transition metal doped zinc-oxide nanostructures, Phys. Status Solidi B, 2009,
246(4), 766-770. A S Pereira, P Rauwel, M A Silva, T Trindade, Assembly of hybrid ZnS nanostructures driven by
single-molecule precursors, J Nanosc. Nanotech., 2010, 10, 2768-2775. K Segala, R L Dutra, C V Franco, A S Pereira, T Trindade, In-situ and ex-situ preparative methods
of ZnO/poly-{trans-[RuCl2(vpy)4]/styrene} nanocomposites, J Braz Chem Soc, aceite.

Present projects

POCTI/CTM/45236/2002 - “New Biomarkers from nc II-IV semiconductors” 

 PTDC/QUI/67712/2006 - Nanochemistry of magnetic/luminescent composites for in vitro medical diagnosis applications

 PTDC/EQU-EQU/098617/2008 - Mini and Micro T-jets reactors with high throughput
 PTDC/CTM/101453/2008 - Novel light emitting heterostructures with plasmonic coupling to metal nanocrystals
Scientific Interests
Current scientific interests include:
(i) the synthesis and characterization of metal nanoparticles
(ii) preparation of new materials based on GaN luminescent epitaxial heterostructures.