Surface Acoustic Waves Equip Materials with Active De-Icing Functionality: Unraveled Glaze Ice De-Icing Mechanisms and Application to Centimeter-Scale Transparent Surfaces

Stefan Jacob, Shilpi Pandey, Jaime Del Moral, Atefeh Karimzadeh, Jorge Gil-Rostra, Agustín R. González-Elipe, Ana Borrás, Andreas Winkler

Advanced Materials Technologies May 2023, 2300263

DOI: 10.1002/admt.202300263

Setting a comprehensive strategy to face the runback icing phenomena

Julio Mora, Paloma García, Francisco Carreño, Miguel González, Marcos Gutiérrez, Laura Montes, Victor Rico Gavira, Carmen López-Santos, Adrián Vicente, Pedro Rivero, Rafael Rodríguez, Silvia Larumbe, Carolina Acosta, Pablo Ibáñez-Ibáñez, Alessandro Corozzi, Mariarosa Raimondo, Rafal Kozera, Bartlomiej Przybyszewski, Agustín R. González-Elipe, Ana Borrás, Alina Agüero a

Surface and Coatings Technology July 2023, 465, 129585


Exalted dual-scale surface roughening in laser ablated aluminum capped with a transparent thin film: Wetting and anti-icing behavior

Ismail Ghemras, Laura Montes, Carmen Lopez-Santos, Agustin R. González-Elipe, Victor Rico

Applied Surface Science April 2023, 157357

DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2023.157357

A Holistic Solution to Icing by Acoustic Waves: De-Icing, Active Anti-Icing, Sensing with Piezoelectric Crystals, and Synergy with Thin Film Passive Anti-Icing Solutions

Jaime del Moral, Laura Montes, Victor Joaquin Rico-Gavira, Carmen López-Santos, Stefan Jacob, Manuel Oliva-Ramirez, Jorge Gil-Rostra, Armaghan Fakhfouri, Shilpi Pandey, Miguel Gonzalez del Val, Julio Mora, Paloma García-Gallego, Pablo Francisco Ibáñez-Ibáñez, Miguel Angel Rodríguez-Valverde, Andreas Winkler, Ana Borrás, Agustin Rodriguez González-Elipe

Advanced Functional Materials,  2023, 2209421

DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202209421

Use of Green Fs Lasers to Generate a Superhydrophobic Behavior in the Surface of Wind Turbine Blades

Joaquín Rivera-Sahún, Luis Porta-Velilla, Germán F. de la Fuente and Luis A. Angurel

Polymers  2022, 14 (24)


DOI: 10.3390/polym14245554

Compositional gradients at the nanoscale in substoichiometric thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering at oblique angles: A case study on SiOx thin films

Aurelio Garcia-Valenzuela, Antonio M. Alcaide, Victor Rico, Francisco J. Ferrer, German Alcala, Teresa C. Rojas, Rafael Alvarez, Agustin R. Gonzalez-Elipe, Alberto Palmero

Plasma Processes and Polymers 19(1): 2100116 (2022)

DOI: 10.1002/ppap.202100116

Patterning and control of the nanostructure in plasma thin films with acoustic waves: mechanical vs. electrical polarization effects

Aurelio Garcia-Valenzuela, Antonio M. Alcaide, Victor Rico, Francisco J. Ferrer, German Alcala, Teresa C. Rojas, Rafael Alvarez, Agustin R. Gonzalez-Elipe, Alberto Palmero

Material Horizons, 2021,8, 515-524

DOI: 10.1039/D0MH01540G

Electron beam evaporated vs. magnetron sputtered nanocolumnar porous stainless steel: Corrosion resistance, wetting behavior and anti-bacterial activity

Stefania Bobaru, VíctorRico-Gavira, Aurelio García-Valenzuela, Carmen López-Santos, Agustín R.González-Elipe

Materials Today Communications  31 (2022)



Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Nucleation Site Density and Heat Transfer During Dropwise Condensation on Thin Hydrophobic Coatings

Sablowski, Jakob , Galle, Lydia , Grothe, Julia , Roudini, Mehrzad , Winkler, Andreas , Unz, Simon , Beckmann, Michael

 Journal of Heat Transfer, 2022 (144 ),006, 61601-1

DOI: 10.1115/1.4053922

Thin film nanostructuring at oblique angles by substrate patterning

S. Muñoz-Piña, A.M. Alcaide, B. Limones-Ahijón, M. Oliva-Ramírez, V. Rico, G. Alcalá, M.U. González, J.M. García-Martín, R. Alvarez, D. Wang , P. Schaaf, A.R. González-Elipe, A. Palmero

Surface and Coatings Technology, 2022, 436, 128293

DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2022.128293

Coarse-grained approach to amorphous and anisotropic materials in kinetic Monte Carlo thin-film growth simulations: A case study of TiO2 and ZnO by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition

Jorge Budagosky, Xabier García-Casas, Juan R. Sánchez-Valencia, Ángel Barranco, Ana Borrás

Plasma Processes and Polymers 19 (2022) 2270008

DOI: 10.1002/ppap.202270008ed 

Plasma-Assisted Deposition of TiO2 3D Nanomembranes: Selective Wetting, Superomniphobicity, and Self-Cleaning

Laura Montes, Jose M. Román, Xabier García-Casas, Javier Castillo-Seoane, Juan R. Sánchez-Valencia, Ángel Barranco, Carmen López-Santos, Ana Borrás

Cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces 8 (21), 2100767



A Wind Tunnel Experimental Study of Icing on NACA0012 Aircraft Airfoil with Silicon Compounds Modified Polyurethane Coatings

Bartlomiej Przybyszewski, Rafal Kozera, Zuzanna D. Krawczyk, Anna Boczkowska, Ali Dolatabadi, Adham Amer, Bogna Sztorch and Robert E. Przekop

Materials 2021, 14(19), 5687

DOI: 10.3390/ma14195687

Hydrophobic and Anti-Icing Behavior of UV-Laser-Treated Polyester Resin-Based Gelcoats

Rafał Kozera, Bartłomiej Przybyszewski, Zuzanna D. Krawczyk, Anna Boczkowska, Bogna Sztorch, Robert E. Przekop, Robert Barbucha, Mateusz Tański, Xabier Garcia-Casas, and Ana Borras

Processes 2020, 8(12), 1642

DOI: 10.3390/pr8121642

Mechanically Switchable Wetting Petal Effect in Self-Patterned Nanocolumnar Films on Poly (dimethylsiloxane)

Julian Parra-Barranco, Carmen Lopez-Santos, Juan R. Sánchez-Valencia, Ana Borras, Agustin R. Gonzalez-Elipe, and Angel Barranco

Nanomaterials 2021, 11(10), 2566

DOI: 10.3390/nano11102566