Publications & Patents


Switchable surface hydrophobicity-hydrophilicity of a Metal-Organic Framework

S. Rodríguez-Hermida, M.Y. Tsang, C. Vignatti, K.C. Stylianou, V. Guillerm, J. Pérez-Carvajal, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, D. Choquesillo-Lazarte, C. Verdugo-Escamilla, I. Peral, J. Juanhuix, A. Verdaguer, I. Imaz, D. Maspoch and J.G. Planas.  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55(52), 16049-16053.


The influence of the MOF shell thickness in the catalytic performance of composites made of inorganic (hollow) nanoparticles encapsulated into MOFs

A. Yazdi, F. Merkoci, N. Bastus, I. Imaz, V. Puntes and D. Maspoch.  Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6,8388-8391


Hetero-bimetallic paddlewheel clusters in coordination polymers formed by a water-induced single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation

J. Albalad, J. Ariñez-Soriano, J. Vidal-Gancedo, V. Lloveras, J. Juanhuix, I. Imaz, N. Aliaga-Alcalde and D. Maspoch.  Chem. Commun. 2016, 52(91), 13397-13400


A first Cyclodextrin-Transition Metal Coordination Polymer

H. Xu, S. Rodríguez-Hermida, J. Pérez-Carvajal, J. Juanhuix, I. Imaz and D. Maspoch.  Cryst. Growth Des. 2016, 16(10), 5598-5602.


Influence of the amide groups in the CO2/N2 selectivity of a series of isoreticular, interpenetrated metal-organic frameworks

V. Safarifard, S. Rodríguez-Hermida, V. Guillerm, I. Imaz, M. Bigdeli, A. A. Tehrani, J. Juanhuix, A. Morsali, M. E. Casco, J. Silvestre-Albero, E. V. Ramos-Fernandez and D. Maspoch.  Cryst. Growth Des. 2016, 16(10), 6016-6023.


A spray-drying continuous-flow method for simultaneous synthesis and shaping of microspherical high nuclearity MOF beads

L. Garzón-Tovar, M. Cano-Sarabia, A. Carné-Sánchez, C. Carbonell, I. Imaz and D. Maspoch.  React. Chem. Eng. 2016, 1, 533-539.


pH-Responsive Relaxometric Behaviour of Coordination Polymer Nanoparticles Made of a Stable Macrocyclic Gadolinium Chelate

J. Aríñez-Soriano, J. Albalad, A. Carné-Sánchez, C. S. Bonnet, F. Busqué, J. Lorenzo, J. Juanhuix, M. W. Terban, I. Imaz, E. Tóth and D. Maspoch. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22(37), 13162-13170.


Narrowing the Zero-Field Tunneling Resonance by Decreasing the Crystal Symmetry of Mn12 Acetate

J. Espín, R. Zarzuela, N. Statuto, J. Juanhuix, D. Maspoch, I. Imaz, E. Chudnovsky and J. Tejada. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138(29), 9065-9068.


Single-crystal and humidity-controlled powder diffraction study of the breathing effect in a metal–organic framework upon water adsorption/desorption

J. Aríñez-Soriano, J. Albalad, C. Vila-Parrondo, J. Pérez-Carvajal, S. Rodríguez-Hermida, A. Cabeza, J. Juanhuix, I. Imaz and D. Maspoch. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52(45), 7229-7232.


Charge effect of a liposomal delivery system encapsulating simvastatin to treat experimental ischemic stroke in rats

M. Campos-Martorell, M. Cano-Sarabia, A. Simats, M. Hernández-Guillamon, A. Rosell, D. Maspoch and J. Montaner. Int J Nanomedicine 2016, 11, 3035-3048.


Enhanced Spin Tunneling in a Molecular Magnet Mixed with a Superconductor

J. Tejada, R. Zarzuela, A. García-Santiago, I. Imaz, J. Espín, D. Maspoch and E. M. Chudnovsky. J Supercond Nov Magn 2016, 29(5), 1133-1137.


Introducing asymmetric functionality into MOFs via the generation of metallic Janus MOF particles

A. Ayala, C. Carbonell, I. Imaz and D. Maspoch. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 5096-5099.


Two-step synthesis of heterometallic coordination polymers using a polyazamacrocyclic linker

J. Aríñez-Soriano, J. Albalad, J. Pérez-Carvajal, I. Imaz, F. Busqué, J. Juanhuix and D. Maspoch. CrystEngComm 2016, 18, 4196-4204.


Application of Metallic and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles@MOFs

P. Falcaro, R. Ricco, A. Yazdi, I. Imaz, S. Furukawa, D. Maspoch, R. Ameloot, J. D. Evans and C. J. Doonan. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2016, 307(2), 237-254.


Method for the preparation of metal organic frameworks.

D. Maspoch, I. Imaz, A. Carne, M. Cano-Sarabia, Eur. Appl. EP11183773.8 (2011)


Metallo-organic system for the encapsulation and release of compounds of interest, method for obtaining and uses thereof.

I. Imaz, D. Ruiz-Molina, D. Maspoch, PCT Int. Appl. WO2009133229 (2009)


Nanotube assembly.

C. A. Mirkin, Y.-H. Wang, D. Maspoch, U.S. Pat. Appl. US2007154714 (2007).


Nanoarrays of single virus particles, methods and instrumentation for the fabrication and use thereof.

C. A. Mirkin, R. A. Vega, D. Maspoch, K. Salaita, U.S. Pat. Appl. US200770129321 (2007).


Metal Ion-Based Immobilization,

C. A. Mirkin, R. A. Vega, D. Maspoch, C. K. Shen, J. Kakassery, PCT Int. Appl. WO2006US22929 (2006).