• Rietveld quantitative phase analysis of Yeelimite-containing cements 

      Álvarez-Pinazo, Gema; Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; García-Maté, Marta; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; Losilla, Enrique R.; [et al.] (Elsevier, 2012-03-26)
      Yeelimite-containing cements are attracting attention for their tailored properties. Calcium sulfoaluminate, CSA, cements have high contents of Yeelimite and they are used for special applications. Belite calcium sulfoaluminate, ...
    • Rietveld quantitative phase analysis of yeelimite-containing cements 

      Álvarez-Pinazo, Gema; Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; García-Maté, Marta; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; Losilla, Enrique R.; [et al.] (Karen Scrivener, 2012)
      Yeelimite-containing cements are attracting attention for their tailored properties. Calcium sulfoaluminate, CSA, cements have high contents of Yeelimite and they are used for special applications. Belite calcium sulfoaluminate, ...
    • Rietveld quantitative phase analysis with molybdenum radiation 

      Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; Álvarez-Pinazo, Gema; Garcia-Mate, Marta; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; García-Aranda, Miguel Ángel; [et al.] (Cambridge Core, 2014)
      Building materials are very complex samples of worldwide importance; hence quantitative knowledge of their mineralogical composition is necessary to predict performances. Rietveld quantitative phase analysis (RQPA) allows ...
    • Stability and electrochemical performance of nanostructured La2CuO4þd cathodes 

      Dos Santos-Gómez, Lucía; Porras-Vázquez, José Manuel; Hurtado, Javier; Losilla, E.R.; Marrero-López, David (Elsevier, 2019-02-21)
      La2CuO4þd cathode layers are prepared by spray-pyrolysis deposition and their structural, microstructural and electrical properties are compared with those of submicrometric powders obtained from freeze-dried precursors. ...
    • Structural Mapping and Framework Interconversions in 1D, 2D, and 3D Divalent Metal R,S-Hydroxyphosphonoacetate Hybrids 

      Colodrero, Rosario M. P.; Olivera-Pastor, Pascual; Cabeza-Diaz, Aurelio; Papadaki, M.; Demadis, Konstantinos D.; [et al.] (American Chemical Society, 2009-12-16)
      Reactions of divalent cations (Mg2þ, Co2þ, Ni2þ, and Zn2þ) with R,S-hydroxyphosphonoacetic acid (HPAA) in aqueous solutions (pH values ranging 1.0-4.0) yielded a range of crystalline hydrated M-HPAA hybrids. Onedimensional ...
    • Structural variability in M2+ 2-hydroxyphosphonoacetate moderate proton conductors 

      Pérez Colodrero, Rosario Mercedes; Ruiz Salcedo, Inés; Bazaga García, Montse; Milla-Pérez, Diego F.; Durán-Martín, Jonatan D.; [et al.] (De Gruyter, 2017)
      The structural variability of two series of Mg2+- and Zn2+- 2-hydroxyphosphonoacetates have been studied in the range of 25–80 °C and 95 % relative humidity in order to correlate the structure with the proton conductivity ...
    • Structural Variability in Multifunctional Metal Xylenediaminetetraphosphonate Hybrids 

      Colodrero, Rosario M.P.; Angeli, Giasemi K.; Bazaga García, Montse; Olivera-Pastor, Pascual; Villemin, Didier; [et al.] (American Chemical Society, 2013-07-24)
      Two new families of divalent metal hybrid derivatives from the aromatic tetraphosphonic acids 1,4- and 1,3-bis(aminomethyl)benzene-N,N′-bis(methylenephosphonic acid), (H2O3PCH2)2−N−CH2C6H4CH2−N(CH2PO3H2)2 (designated herein ...
    • Structure of stratlingite and effect of hydration methodology on microstructure 

      Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Álvarez-Pinazo, Gema; Cabeza-Diaz, Aurelio; Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; [et al.] (ICE publishing, 2015)
      Stratlingite, Ca4Al2(OH)12[AlSi(OH)8]2•2H2O, is an AFm phase which appears as hydration product of aluminum-rich cements. These binders may be calcium aluminate cements, calcium sulfoaluminate cements and also Belite Calcium ...
    • Structure, Atomistic Simulations, and Phase Transition of Stoichiometric Yeelimite 

      Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Losilla, Enrique R.; Peterson, Vanessa K.; Rejmak, Pawel; [et al.] (ACS publications, 2013)
      ABSTRACT: Yeelimite, Ca4[Al6O12]SO4, is outstanding as an aluminate sodalite, being the framework of these type of materials flexible and dependent on ion sizes and anion ordering/disordering. On the other hand, yeelimite ...
    • Synchrotron Pair Distribution Function analyses of Ye’elimite-based pastes 

      Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; García-Aranda, Miguel Ángel; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Zea-Garcia, Jesus D. (2018-10-15)
      The study of nanocrystalline phase atomic ordering is intrinsically complicated. The presence of additional crystalline phase(s) exacerbates this challenge. Here, we use the synchrotron pair distribution function (PDF) to ...
    • Synchrotron Radiation Pair Distribution Function Analysis of Gels in Cements 

      Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; Zea-Garcia, Jesus D.; Londono-Zuluaga, Diana; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; [et al.] (MDPI, 2017)
      The analysis of atomic ordering in a nanocrystalline phase with small particle sizes, below 5 nm, is intrinsically complicated because of the lack of long-range order. Furthermore, the presence of additional crystalline ...
    • Synthesis and Electrochemical properties of metal(II)- carboxyethylphenylphosphinates 

      Bazaga García, Montse; Vílchez-Cózar, Álvaro; Maranescu, Bianca; Olivera-Pastor, Pascual; Marganovici, Marko; [et al.] (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021)
      We report herein the synthesis, structural characterization and electrocatalytic properties of three new coordination polymers, resulting from the combination of divalent metal (Ca2+, Cd2+ or Co2+) salts with (2-carboxy ...
    • Synthesis and structural characterization of 2-D layered copper(II) styrylphosphonate coordination polymers 

      Maranescu, Bianca; Visa, Aurelia; Ilia, Gheorghe; Simon, Zeno; Demadis, Konstantinos D.; [et al.] (Taylor & Francis, 2014-04-11)
      We report the synthesis, physicochemical characterization, and crystal structure of Cu-SP (SP = styrylphosphonic acid, H2O3PCH=CH2(C6H5)), the first reported example of a metal derivative of SP. The starting SP acid was ...
    • Synthesis and structural characterization of homochiral 2D coordination polymers of zinc and copper with conformationally flexible ditopic imidazolium-based dicarboxylate ligands 

      Nicasio, Antonio I.; Montilla, Francisco; Álvarez, Eleuterio; Colodrero, Rosario M.P.; Galindo, Agustín (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-11-30)
      Different novel coordination polymers containing zinc, 1–4, and copper, 5–8, metals, connected via chiral imidazolium-based dicarboxylate ligands, [LR]−, were isolated by reaction between zinc acetate or copper acetate ...
    • Tailored setting times with high compressive strengths in bassanite calcium sulfoaluminate eco-cements 

      García-Maté, Marta; Londono-Zuluaga, Diana; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Losilla, Enrique R.; Cabeza-Diaz, Aurelio; [et al.] (Elsevier, 2016-09)
      This work deals with the hydration of a calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) eco-cement prepared with bassanite and different additives (type and content) at a fixed water/CSA ratio of 0.5. Pastes prepared with bassanite show high ...
    • Three-Component Copper-Phosphonate-Auxiliary Ligand Systems: Proton Conductors and Efficient Catalysts in Mild Oxidative Functionalization of Cycloalkanes 

      Armakola, Eirini; Pérez Colodrero, Rosario Mercedes; Bazaga García, Montse; Ruiz Salcedo, Inés; Choquesillo-Lazarte, Duane; [et al.] (ACS publications, 2018-08-13)
      The synthesis, structural characterization, topological analysis, proton conductivity, and catalytic properties are reported of two Cu(II)-based compounds, namely a dinuclear Cu(II) complex [Cu2(μ-VPA)2(phen)2(H2O)2]· 8H2O ...
    • Tuning Proton Conductivity in Alkali Metal Phosphonocarboxylates by Cation Size-Induced and Water-Facilitated Proton Transfer Pathways 

      Bazaga García, Montse; Papadaki, M.; Colodrero, Rosario M.P.; Olivera-Pastor, Pascual; Losilla, Enrique R.; [et al.] (American Chemical Society, 2014-12-20)
      The structural and functional chemistry of a family of alkali-metal ions with racemic R,S-hydroxyphosphonoacetate (M-HPAA; M = Li, Na, K, Cs) are reported. Crystal structures were determined by X-ray data (Li+, powder ...
    • X-ray diffraction, cements and environment, three worlds in one 

      Zea-Garcia, Jesus D.; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; Santacruz-Cruz, Maria Isabel; Londono-Zuluaga, Diana; García-Maté, Marta; [et al.] (2017-12-13)
      This keynote lecture will be focused on the strategies for reducing CO2 emissions in the cement production. Concretely, the production of ecocements with optimised formulations that yield reductions in CO2 emissions of up ...
    • X-ray Total Scattering Study of Phases Formed from Cement Phases Carbonation 

      Cuesta-Garcia, Ana Maria; Gomez-de-la-Torre, Maria de los Angeles; García-Aranda, Miguel Ángel (MDPI, 2021)
      Carbonation in cement binders has to be thoroughly understood because it affects phase assemblage, binder microstructure and durability performance of concretes. This is still not the case as the reaction products can ...
    • Zinc(II), cobalt(II) and manganese(II) networks with phosphoserine ligand: Synthesis, crystal structures magnetic and conduction properties 

      Vallejo, J.; Ruiz Salcedo, Inés; Pérez Colodrero, Rosario Mercedes; Cabeza-Diaz, Aurelio; Świtlicka, A.; [et al.] (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017)
      A series of zinc(II), cobalt(II) and manganese(II) coordination networks with the phosphoserine ligand (Pser) is synthesized and characterized. Whereas in compounds 1 and 2 with the general formula [M(Pser)]n [M = Zn (1) ...