NIMP Events

12 Sep 2023
Workshop COST: “Application-oriented material development”

NIMP will organize, between 12th and 14th of September, the…

17 May 2023
8th International Workshop of Materials Physics

Advanced Materials and Methods for Heterogeneous Catalysis Announcement Invited speakers…

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NIMP Seminars

06 Jun 2023
Improving Photocatalytic Activity of Perovskite Materials: From Doping to Thin Films


21 Sep 2022
Disorder-induced ordering in gallium oxide polymorphs: in context of the functionalization of defects in materials

GENERAL SEMINAR: Prof. Andrej Kuznetsov, University of Oslo, Norway Andrej…

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Latest Publications

Grain size-driven effect on the functional properties in Ba0.6Sr0.4TiO3 ceramics consolidated by spark plasma sintering
Authors: Patru, RE; Stanciu, CA; Soare, EM; Surdu, VA; Trusca, RD; Nicoara, AI; Vasile, BS; Boni, G; Amarande, L; Horchidan, N; Curecheriu, LP; Mitoseriu, L; Pintilie, L; Pintilie, I; Ianculescu, AC

Published: JUL 2023, JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 43, DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2023.02.013

Carbon-based heterostructure from multi-photo-active nanobuilding blocks SrTiO3@NiFe2O4@Fe0@Ni0@CNTs with derived nanoreaction metallic clusters for enhanced solar light-driven photodegradation of harmful antibiotics
Authors: Borhan, AI; Ghemes, AI; Husanu, MA; Popescu, DG; Borca, CN; Huthwelker, T; Radu, I; Dirtu, AC; Dirtu, D; Bulai, G; Lupu, N; Palamaru, MN; Iordan, AR; Gherca, D

Published: JUN 15 2023, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 622, 156987, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2023.156987

Thermoelectric properties of p-type Mg2Si0.3Sn0.7 doped with silver and gallium
Authors: Assahsahi, I; Popescu, B; El Bouayadi, R; Zejli, D; Enculescu, M; Galatanu, A

Published: MAY 25 2023, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 944, 169270, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2023.169270

Development of ceramic coatings on titanium alloy substrate by laser cladding with pre-placed natural derived-slurry: Influence of hydroxyapatite ratio and beam power
Authors: Mocanu, AC; Miculescu, F; Stan, GE; Tite, T; Miculescu, M; Tierean, MH; Pascu, A; Ciocoiu, RC; Butte, TM; Ciocan, LT

Published: APR 1 2023, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 49, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.11.227

An improved balanced replicated sampling design for preliminary screening of the tailings ponds aiming at zero-waste valorization. A Romanian case study
Authors: Pencea, I; Turcu, RN; Popescu-Arges, AC; Timis, AL; Priceputu, A; Ungureanu, C; Matei, E; Nedelcu, L; Petrescu, MI; Niculescu, F

Published: APR 1 2023, JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 331, 117260, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.117260

NIMP Scientific Highlights

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Research Innovation and Technology Center for New Materials (RITecC)

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Perovskites for Photovoltaic Efficient Conversion Technology

Record values in Romania: 15.4% PCE the performance of solar cells with halide perovskite in the standard configuration

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3ϵFERRO: ferroelectric hafnia for fast, low energy logic and memory

Embedded non-volatile memories for the Internet of Things!

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