Carlos Brites

Assistant Professor

Short CV

Carlos Brites was born in Nazaré, Portugal, in May 1981.
 
2019-present: Assistant Professor Physics Departament, University of Aveiro, Portugal
 
2017-2019: Researcher at CICECO/ Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2013-2017: Post-Doctoral fellowship  (CICECO/ 
Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Condensed Mateter Physics Department, University of Zaragoza, Spain) FCT Grant holder (SFRH/BPD/89003/2012) “Molecular Luminescent Thermometers”
 
2007-2012: Ph.D Student (CICECO/ Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal and ICMA/ Physics of Condensed Matter Department, University of Zaragoza, Spain) “Self-Referencing Thermometry at the Nanoscale”
 
2004-2007: Master in Optoelectronics and Lasers (Faculty of Sciences, University of Oporto, Portugal)
“Integrated Optics Beam Combiners for Astronomical Interferometry”
 
1999-2004: Degree in Physics and Chemistry (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

 

 

Scientific Interests

Molecular logics using Phisycal Inputs

Luminescent Materials based on Trivalent Lanthanide Ions

Luminescent Materials as nanoscale thermal probes

Luminescence thermometry as a nanotool for materials' characterization

 

Research Group

University of Aveiro

Universidade de Aveiro

Photonic Hybrids and Nanomaterials Group

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(http://hybrids.web.ua.pt)

Main present collaborators

University of Aveiro

Luís D. Carlos

Rute André

Helena Oliveira

University of Zaragoza (Spain)

Angel Millan
Rafael Piñol

Centro de Energia Atómica (Argentina)

Eduardo D. Martínez

Ongoing projects

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/FIS-OUT/31469/2017 (Principal Investigator, 40%). Funding: 221,702.30 €. Period: July 2018 - June 2021.

 

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/BTM-MAT/31794/2017 (Team Member, 10%). Funding: 235,080.68 €. Period: August 2018 - August 2021.

 

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/CTM-NAN/4647/2014 (Team Member, 70%). Funding 183,945.00 €. Period: July 2016 - June 2019.

Ongoing Supervisions

Projects

Publications

Hexagonal-phase NaREF4 upconversion nanocrystals: the matter of crystal structure

Shi, R; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD
2021, NANOSCALE, 13, 47, 19771-19782.
ISBN: 2040-3372

Engineering of Mixed Eu3+/Tb3+ Metal-Organic Frameworks Luminescent Thermometers with Tunable Sensitivity

Trannoy, V; Neto, ANC; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD; Serier-Brault, H
2021, ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 9, 6.

Ga-modified YAG:Pr3+ dual-mode tunable luminescence thermometers

Bolek, P; Zeler, J; Brites, CDS; Trojan-Piegza, J; Carlos, LD; Zych, E
2021, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 421.
ISBN: 1873-3212

Going Above and Beyond: A Tenfold Gain in the Performance of Luminescence Thermometers Joining Multiparametric Sensing and Multiple Regression

Maturi, FE; Brites, CDS; Ximendes, EC; Mills, C; Olsen, B; Jaque, D; Ribeiro, SJL; Carlos, LD
2021, LASER & PHOTONICS REVIEWS, 15, 11.
ISBN: 1863-8899

Thermal enhancement of upconversion emission in nanocrystals: a comprehensive summary

Shi, R; Martinez, ED; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD
2021, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 23, 1.
ISBN: 1463-9084

Controlling the thermal switching in upconverting nanoparticles through surface chemistry

Martinez, ED; Garcia-Flores, AF; Carneiro, AN; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD; Urbano, RR; Rettori, C
2021, NANOSCALE, 13, 38, 16267-16276.
ISBN: 2040-3372

Lanthanide Luminescence to Mimic Molecular Logic and Computing through Physical Inputs

Hernandez-Rodriguez, MA; Brites, CDS; Antorrena, G; Pinol, R; Cases, R; Perez-Garcia, L; Rodrigues, M; Plaza, JA; Torras, N; Diez, I; Millan, A; Carlos, LD
2020, ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 8, 12.

Exploiting bandgap engineering to finely control dual-mode Lu-2(Ge,Si)O-5:Pr(3+)luminescence thermometers

Sojka, M; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD; Zych, E
2020, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 8, 29, 10086-10097.
ISBN: 2050-7534

La0.4Gd1.6Zr2O7:0.1%Pr transparent sintered ceramic - a wide-range luminescence thermometer

Trojan-Piegza, J; Brites, CDS; Ramalho, JFCB; Wang, ZJ; Zhou, GH; Wang, SW; Carlos, LD; Zych, E
2020, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 8, 21, 7005-7011.
ISBN: 2050-7534

Simultaneous Measurement of the Emission Quantum Yield and Local Temperature: The Illustrative Example of SrF2:Yb3+/Er3+ Single Crystals

Brites, CDS; Kuznetsov, SV; Konyushkin, VA; Nakladov, AN; Fedorov, PP; Carlos, LD
2020, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2020, 17, 1555-1561.
ISBN: 1099-0682

Patents

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