Selected Research Publications

Manuel García-Algar, Dionysia Tsoutsi, Marcos Sanles-Sobrido, Andreu Cabot, Victor Izquierdo-Roca, and Habil. Pilar Rivera Gil. Subcellular Optical pH Nanoscale Sensor. Chemistry Select, 2017, 2, 8115 – 8121

Shavel, L. Guerrini, and R.A. Alvarez-Puebla. Colloidal synthesis of silicon nanoparticles in molten salts.  Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 8157-8163

Carme Catala, Bernat Mir-Simon, Xiaotong Feng, Celia Cardozo, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Elena Pazos, Sara Gómez-de Pedro, Luca Guerrini, Alex Soriano, Jordi Vila, Francec Marco, Eduardo Garcia-Rico, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Online SERS quantification of Staphylococcus aureus and the application to diagnostics in human fluids. Advanced Materials Technologies, 2016, 1 (8), 1600163.

Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Elena Pazos, Carme Catala, Bernat Mir-Simon, Sara Gómez-de Pedro, Juan Sagales, Carlos Villanueva, Jordi Vila, Alex Soriano, F. Javier García de Abajo, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Ultrasensitive multiplex optical quantification of bacteria in large samples of biofluids. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6: 29014.

Judit Morla-Folch, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla and Luca Guerrini. Direct quantification of DNA base composition by Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2016, 7, 15, 3037–3041.

Judit Morla-Folch, Hai-nan Xie, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, and Luca Guerrini. Fast optical chemical and structural classification of RNA. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 2, 2834–2842.

Torres-Nuñez, K. Faulds, D. Graham, R.A. Alvarez-Puebla and L. Guerrini. Silver Colloids as Plasmonic Substrates for Direct Label-free Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Analysis of DNA. Analyst, 2016, 141, 5170-5180.

Elena Pazos, Manuel Garcia-Algar, Cristina Penas, Moritz Nazarenus, Arnau Torruella, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Luca Guerrini, M. Eugenio Vázquez, Eduardo Garcia-Rico, José L. Mascareñas, and Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Surface Selection Rules for the Proteomic Liquid Biopsy in Real Samples: Efficient Detection of the Oncoprotein c-MYC. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 14206−14209.

Bernat Mir-Simon, Irene Reche-Perez, Luca Guerrini, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, and Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Universal One-Pot and Scalable Synthesis of SERS encoded nanoparticles. Chemistry of materials, 2015, 27 (3), pp 950–958.

Miguel A. Correa-Duarte, Nicolas Pazos Pazos Perez, Luca Guerrini, Vincenzo Giannini, and Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Boosting the Quantitative Inorganic Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensing to the Limit: The Case of Nitrite/Nitrate Detection. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2015, 6, 868−874.

Bernat Mir-Simon, Judit Morla-Folch, Patricia Gisbert-Quilis, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Hai-nan Xie, Neus G Bastús, Víctor Puntes, Ramon A Alvarez-Puebla, and Luca Guerrini. SERS efficiencies of micrometric polystyrene beads coated with gold and silver nanoparticles: the effect of nanoparticle size.  Journal of Optics, 2015, 17, 114012.

Judit Morla-Folch, Hai-nan Xie, Patricia Gisbert-Quilis, Sara Gómez-de Pedro, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, and Luca Guerrini. Ultrasensitive Direct Quantification of Nucleobase Modifications in DNA by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering: The Case of Cytosine. Angewandte Chemie, 2015, 127, 13854 –13858.

Anna Trojanowska, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Cinta Panisello, Tania Gumi, Luca Guerrini, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Plasmonic-polymer hybrid hollow microbeads for surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) ultradetection. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 460, 128–134.

Matteo Masetti, Hai-nan Xie, Željka Krpetić, Maurizio Recanatini, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, and Luca Guerrini. Revealing DNA Interactions with Exogenous Agents by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 469−476.

Judit Morla-Folch, Luca Guerrini, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, Raul Arenal, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Synthesis and optical properties of homogeneous nanoshurikens. ACS Photonics, 2014, 1, 11, 1237–1244

Luca Guerrini, Zeljka Krpetic, Danny van Lierop, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, Duncan Graham. Direct Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Analysis of DNA Duplexes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 1 – 6.

Moritz Tebbe, Max Maennel, Andreas Fery, Nicolas Pazos-Perez, and Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla. Organized Solid Thin Films of Gold Nanorods with Different Sizes for SERS Applications. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 48, 28095–28100.

Moritz Tebbe , Pavel Cherepanov , Ekaterina V. Skorb , Sergey K. Poznyak , Javier García de Abajo , Andreas Fery , Daria V. Andreeva , Ramon A. Alvarez Puebla, and Nicolas Pazos-Perez.  SERS Platforms of Plasmonic Hydrophobic Surfaces for Analyte Concentration: Hierarchically Assembled Gold Nanorods on Anodized Aluminum. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2014, 31, 1134–1140.