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Luisa Durães

Prof. Luisa Durães

Department of Chemical EngineeringFaculty of Sciences and Technology

University of Coimbra, Portugal


Email: luisa@eq.uc.pt


Qualifications

2000-2008 Ph.D., Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

1995-1999 B.Sc., Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal


Publications (Selected)

  1. Perdigoto, M. N., Martins, R. C., Rocha, N., Quina, M. J., Gando-Ferreira, L., Patrício, R., Durães, L., “Application of Hydrophobic Silica Based Aerogels and Xerogels for Removal of Toxic Organic Compounds from Aqueous Solutions”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 380, 2012, p.134-140. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.04.062.
  2. Durães, L., Matias, T., Segadães, A. M., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “MgAl2O4 Spinel Synthesis by Combustion and Detonation Reactions-a Thermochemical Evaluation”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32, 2012, p.3161-3170. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.04.031.
  3. Durães, L., Benedini, L., Costa, B. F. O., Portugal, A., “Sol-Gel Synthesis and Washing of Amorphous g-FeO(OH) Xerogels”, Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik (Materials Science and Engineering Technology), 43(5), 2012, p.427-434. DOI: 10.1002/mawe.201200977.
  4. Brito, P., Durães, L., Portugal, A., “1D and 2D Modeling and Simulation of Radial Combustion Propagation on Fe2O3/Al Thermite Systems”, Computational Thermal Sciences, 4(2), 2012, p.137-149. DOI: 10.1615/ComputThermalScien.2012004010.
  5. Durães, L., Ochoa, M., Rocha, N., Patrício, R., Duarte, N., Redondo, V., Portugal, A., “Effect of the Drying Conditions on the Microstruture of Silica Based Xerogels/Aerogels”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12(8), 2012, p.6828-6834. DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2012.4560.
  6. Ochoa, M., Durães, L., Matos Beja, A., Portugal, A., “Study of the Suitability of Silica Based Xerogels Synthesized Using Ethyltrimethoxysilane and/or Methyltrimethoxysilane Precursors for Aerospace Applications”, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 61(1), 2012, p.151-160. DOI: 10.1007/s10971-011-2604-7.
  7. Durães, L., Moutinho, A., Seabra, I., Costa, B. F. O., Sousa, H. C., Portugal, A., “Characterization of Iron(III) Oxide/Hydroxide Nanostructured Materials Produced by Sol-Gel Technology Based on the Fe(NO3)3•9H2O-C2H5OH-CH3CHCH2O System”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 130, 2011, p.248-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2011.07.023.
  8. Durães, L., Oliveira, O., Benedini, L., Costa, B. F. O., Matos Beja, A., Portugal, A., “Sol-Gel Synthesis of Iron(III) Oxyhydroxide Nanostructured Monoliths Using Fe(NO3)3•9H2O/CH3CH2OH/NH4OH Ternary System”, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 72, 2011, p.678-684. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2011.02.020.
  9. Costa, S., Durães, L., “Polímeros Anfotéricos no Fabrico de Papel: um Passo para o Futuro”, Pasta e Papel, 54 (Outono), 2010, p.48-54.
  10. Durães, L., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Thermite Reactions”, in High Temperature Processes in Chemical Engineering, Lakner, M. (Ed.), Verlag ProcessEng Engineering GmbH, 2010, p.277-307. (ISBN: 978-3-902655-09-7).
  11. Durães, L., Ochoa, M., Portugal, A., Duarte, N., Dias, J. P., Rocha, N., Hernandez, J., “Tailored Silica Based Xerogels and Aerogels for Insulation in Space Environments”, Advances in Science and Technology (12th Int. Ceramics Congress – Part B), Vol. 63, Vincenzini, P., Riedel, R., Merzhanov, A. G, Ge, C.-C. (Eds.), Techna Group, Faenza, Trans Tech Publications, Stafa-Zurich, 2010, p.41-46. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AST.63.41.
  12. Durães, L., Plaksin, I., Antunes, J., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Radial Combustion Dynamics in Fe2O3/Al Thermite: Variability of the Flame Propagation Profiles”, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-2009, Part 1, Elert, M. L., Buttler, W. T., Furnish, M. D., Andersen, W. W., Proud, W. G. (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, Vol. 1195, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury (NY), 2009, p.428-431.
  13. Brito, P., Durães, L., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Simulation of Fe2O3/Al Combustion: Sensitivity Analysis”, Chemical Engineering Science, 62 (18-20), 2007, p.5078-5083. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2007.01.070.
  14. Durães, L., Costa, B. F. O., Santos, R., Correia, A., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Fe2O3/Aluminum Thermite Reaction Intermediate and Final Products Characterization”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 465 (1-2), 2007, p.199-210. DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2007.03.063.
  15. Durães, L., Brito, P., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Modelling and Simulation of Fe2O3/Aluminum Thermite Combustion: Experimental Validation”, in 16th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, Part A, Marquardt, W., Pantelides, C. (Eds.), of Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 21, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006, p.365-370.
  16. Durães, L., Santos, R., Correia, A., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Thermal Behaviour of Fe2O3/Al Thermite Mixtures in Air and Vacuum Environments”, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-2005, Part 2, Furnish, M. D., Elert, M. L., Russell, T. P., White, C. T. (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, Vol. 845, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury (NY), 2006, p.956-959.
  17. Durães, L., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Radial Combustion Propagation in Iron(III) Oxide/Aluminum Thermite Mixtures”, Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, 31 (1), 2006, p.42-49.DOI: 10.1002/prep.200600006.
  18. Durães, L., Costa, B.F.O., Vasques, J., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Phase Investigation of As-prepared Iron Oxide/Hydroxide Produced by Sol-gel Synthesis”, Materials Letters, 59 (7), 2005, p.859-863. DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2004.10.066.
  19. Morgado, J., Durães, L., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Iron Oxide/Aluminum Fast Thermite Reaction”, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-2003, Furnish, M. D., Gupta, Y. M., Forbes, J. W. (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, Vol. 706, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury (NY), 2004, p.871-874.
  20. Durães, L., Campos, J., Portugal, A., “Reaction Path of Energetic Materials Using THOR Code”, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1997, Part 1, Schmidt, S. C., Dandekar, D. P., Forbes, J. W. (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, Vol. 429, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury (NY), 1998, p.341-344.
  21. Durães, L., Campos, J., Góis, J. C., “New Equation of State for the Detonation Products of Explosives”, in Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1995, Part. 1, Schmidt, S. C., Tao, W. C. (Eds.), of AIP Conference Proceedings Series, Vol. 370, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury (NY), 1996, p.385-388.

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