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Pushing the boundaries of optical fibers: from photonics to optogenetics and environmental monitoring

Grant number: 15/22828-6
Support type:Research Projects - SPEC Program
Duration: February 01, 2017 - January 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry
Principal Investigator:Younes Messaddeq
Grantee:Younes Messaddeq
Visiting researcher institution: Université Laval, Canada
Home Institution: Instituto de Química (IQ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Araraquara , SP, Brazil
Co-Principal Investigators:Sidney José Lima Ribeiro
Assoc. researchers:Édison Pecoraro ; Marcelo Nalin ; Silvia Helena Santagneli
Associated grant(s):20/04509-9 - Development of biocompatible conductive substrates based on biocellulose and silk fibroin for applications in retinal implants, AV.BR
18/12563-3 - Transparent nanostructured RE3+ doped materials, AV.EXT
18/07664-5 - International Symposium on Non-Oxide and New Optical Glasses - ISNOG2018, AR.EXT
Associated scholarship(s):20/03259-9 - Development of a new kind of biodegradable polymer nanocomposes for application as coating in the slow and controlled release of soluble fertilizers, BP.PD
19/25756-7 - Study of upconversion in lanthanide-doped glasses for solar cells application, BP.PD
18/20439-0 - Titanium dioxide based micromotors: applied to the removal of emerging contaminants, BP.MS
+ associated scholarships 18/15791-7 - Lanthanide-doped luminescent nanomaterials: synthesis and applications, BP.DD
18/01934-0 - Aerogels based on transition metal disulfides and bacterial cellulose: bifunctional nanomaterials with photocatalytic and adsorptive properties for environmental applications, BP.PD
18/06426-3 - Development of coacervates for additive manafacturing/3D printing of photonic materials, BP.DD
17/16828-9 - Development of non-invasive fiberglass probes, BP.PD
17/16826-6 - Multi material exploitation in manufacturing photocatalytic semiconductor glass fibers for pollution suppression, BP.PD - associated scholarships


The proposed 5-year research program relates to the exceptional discovery potential of Specialty Glass Fibers (SGF), an innovative line of research where Chemistry, Physics, and Materials sciences converge, bringing transformative concepts, new application paradigms, and technological impact to a wide range of knowledge-users. The objective of the research consists of the long-term study of SGFs, and of the interrelation between Materials science and Chemistry, that imparts creativity and innovation to this line of inquiry which is at the heart of many recent high-impact research advances in telecommunications, health care and environmental monitoring. This research program will involve the training of highly qualified personnel in the field of chemistry, materials sciences, physics, optics and photonics within research units that raise the standard for best practice. (AU)

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Scientific publications (13)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
ROY, JOY SANKAR; MORENCY, STEEVE; DUGAS, GABRIEL; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Development of an extremely concentrated solar energy delivery system using silica optical fiber bundle for deployment of solar energy: Daylighting to photocatalytic wastewater treatment. Solar Energy, v. 214, p. 93-100, JAN 15 2021. Web of Science Citations: 0.
DIAS, JEFERSON A.; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA H.; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Methods for Lithium Ion NASICON Preparation: From Solid-State Synthesis to Highly Conductive Glass-Ceramics. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 124, n. 49, p. 26518-26539, DEC 10 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
GALLEANI, GUSTAVO; BRADTMUELLER, HENRIK; FARES, HSSEN; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA HELENA; NALIN, MARCELO; ECKERT, HELLMUT. BiF3 Incorporation in Na/Ba Mixed Network Modifier Fluoride-Phosphate Glasses: Structural Studies by Solid-State NMR and Raman Spectroscopies. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 124, n. 46, p. 25578-25587, NOV 19 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
TAYAMA, GABRIEL TOSHIAKI; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA HELENA; ECKERT, HELLMUT; PAWSEY, SHANE; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Preparation and Structural Characterization of New Photopolymerizable Transparent Aluminum-Phosphate Hybrid Materials as Resins for 3D Printing. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 124, n. 46, p. 25621-25631, NOV 19 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
ROY, JOY SANKAR; DUGAS, GABRIEL; MORENCY, STEEVE; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Rapid degradation of Rhodamine B using enhanced photocatalytic activity of MoS2 nanoflowers under concentrated sunlight irradiation. PHYSICA E-LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS & NANOSTRUCTURES, v. 120, JUN 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
ROY, JOY SANKAR; DUGAS, GABRIEL; MORENCY, STEEVE; RIBEIRO, SIDNEY J. L.; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Enhanced photocatalytic activity of silver vanadate nanobelts in concentrated sunlight delivered through optical fiber bundle coupled with solar concentrator. SN APPLIED SCIENCES, v. 2, n. 2 FEB 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
LAMARCA, RAFAELA SILVA; DORLEDO DE FARIA, RICARDO ADRIANO; BOLDRIN ZANONI, MARIA VALNICE; NALIN, MARCELO; FEITOSA DE LIMA GOMES, PAULO CLAIRMONT; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Simple, fast and environmentally friendly method to determine ciprofloxacin in wastewater samples based on an impedimetric immunosensor. RSC ADVANCES, v. 10, n. 4, p. 1838-1847, JAN 12 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
ROY, JOY SANKAR; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES; RIBEIRO, SIDNEY J. L. Formation and optical properties of new glasses within Sb2O3-WO3-ZnO ternary system. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, v. 30, n. 18, SI, p. 16798-16805, SEP 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
MUNHOZ, JOAO F. V. L.; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA HELENA; DE OLIVEIRA, JR., MARCOS; MARTINS RODRIGUES, ANA CANDIDA; ECKERT, HELLMUT; NALIN, MARCELO. Glasses in the NaPO3-WO3-NaF ternary system: preparation, physical properties and structural studies. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, v. 505, p. 379-389, FEB 1 2019. Web of Science Citations: 1.
SANTOS, WILLY G.; MATTIUCCI, FERNANDO; RIBEIRO, SIDNEY J. L. Polymerization Rate Modulated by Tetraarylborate Anion Structure: Direct Correlation of Hammett Substituent Constant with Polymerization Kinetics of 2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate. MACROMOLECULES, v. 51, n. 20, p. 7905-7913, OCT 23 2018. Web of Science Citations: 2.
GALLEANI, GUSTAVO; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA HELENA; LEDEMI, YANNICK; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES; JANKA, OLIVER; POETTGEN, RAINER; ECKERT, HELLMUT. Ultraviolet Upconversion Luminescence in a Highly Transparent Triply-Doped Gd3+-Tm3+-Yb3+ Fluoride-Phosphate Glasses. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 122, n. 4, p. 2275-2284, FEB 1 2018. Web of Science Citations: 8.
GALLEANI, GUSTAVO; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA HELENA; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES; DE OLIVEIRA, JR., MARCOS; ECKERT, HELLMUT. Rare-earth doped fluoride phosphate glasses: structural foundations of their luminescence properties. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, v. 19, n. 32, p. 21612-21624, AUG 28 2017. Web of Science Citations: 10.
BLAIS-ROBERGE, MICKAEL; SANTAGNELI, SILVIA H.; MESSADDEQ, SANDRA H.; RIOUX, MAXIME; LEDEMI, YANNICK; ECKERT, HELLMUT; MESSADDEQ, YOUNES. Structural Characterization of Agl-AgPO3-Ag2WO4 Superionic Conducting Glasses by Advanced Solid-State NMR Techniques. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, v. 121, n. 25, p. 13823-13832, JUN 29 2017. Web of Science Citations: 1.

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