Faculdade

Departamento

José Manuel da Silva Simões Esperança

Principal Investigator
Secção de Engenharia Química e Bioquímica
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Main Publications

Ninety nine papers published/in press. Scopus data shows a total number of citations of 5433, an average citation per paper of more than 50 and an h-index of 33.
Listed as Ranked Scientist on ESI from ISI-Thomson Reuters, Web of Knowledge, since July 2009. 1 paper with over 1200 citations, a total of 5 paper above 200 and a total of 18 papers over (close to) 100 citations. 

J. N. Canongia Lopes, J. M. S. S. Esperança, A. Mão de Ferro, A. B. Pereiro, N. V. Plechkova, L. P. N. Rebelo, K. R. Seddon and I. V. Fernandez, “Protonic ammonium nitrate ionic liquids and their mixtures: insights into their thermophysical behavior”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120 (2016) 2397-2406.

M. Tariq, K. Shimizu, J. M. S. S. Esperanca, J. N.Canongia Lopes, L. P. N. Rebelo, “Viscosity Minima in Binary Mixtures of Ionic Liquids + Molecular Solvents”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17 (2015) 13480-13494

J. C. Dias, A. C. Lopes, B. Magalhães, G. Botelho, M. M. Silva, J. M. S. S. Esperança, S. Lanceros-Mendez, “High performance electromechanical actuators based on ionic liquid/poly(vinylidene fluoride), Polymer Testing 48 (2015) 199-205

Magdalena Kowacz, Mateusz Marchel, Lina Juknaite, José M. S. S. Esperança, Maria João Romão, Ana Luisa Carvalho, Luis Paulo N. Rebelo, “Ionic liquid-functionalized mineral particles for protein crystallization”, Crystal Growth and Design, 15 (2015) 2994-3003

M. Tariq, K. Shimizu, J. M. S. S. Esperanca, J. N.Canongia Lopes, L. P. N. Rebelo, “Viscosity Minima in Binary Mixtures of Ionic Liquids + Molecular Solvents”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17 (2015) 13480-13494.

F.J. Deive, D. Ruivo, J.V. Rodrigues, C.M. Gomes, M.A. Sanroman, L.P.N. Rebelo, J.M.S.S. Esperança, A. Rodriguez, “On the hunt for truly biocompatible ionic liquids for lipase-catalyzed reactions”, RSC Advances, 5 (5), 3386-3389, 2015.

G. J. Maximo, R. J. B. N. Santos, P. Brandão, J. M. S. S. Esperança, M. C. Costa, A. J. A. Meirelles, M. G. Freire, J. A. P. Coutinho, “Generating Ionic Liquids from Ionic Solids: An Investigation of the Melting Behavior of Binary Mixtures of Ionic Liquids”, Cryst. Growth Des., 14 (9), pp 4270–4277, 2014.

Pedro Morgado, Karina Shimizu, José M. S. S. Esperança, Patrícia M. Reis, Luís P. N. Rebelo, José N. Canongia Lopes, Eduardo J. M. Filipe, “Using 129Xe NMR to probe the structure of ionic liquids”, J. Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, 2758−2762, 2013

M. Tariq, J.M.S.S. Esperança, M.R.C. Soromenho, L.P.N. Rebelo, J.N.C. Lopes, “Shifts in the Temperature of Maximum Density (TMD) of Ionic Liquid Aqueous Solutions”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 10960-10970, 2013

A.J.L. Costa, M.R.C. Soromenho, K. Shimizu, J.M.S.S. Esperança, J.N.C. Lopes, L.P.N. Rebelo, “Unusual LCST-type behaviour found in binary mixtures of choline-based ionic liquids with ethers”, RSC Advances, 3, 10262-10271, 2013

R. Leones, L.C. Rodrigues, A. Pawlicka, J.M.S.S. Esperança, M.M. Silva, “Characterization of flexible DNA films”, Electrochem. Comm., 22, 189-192, 2012

M. Tariq, F. Moscoso, F. J. Deive, A. Rodriguez, M. A. Sanromán, J. M. S. S. Esperança, J. N. Canongia Lopes, L. P. N. Rebelo, “Probing the self-aggregation of ionic liquids in aqueous solutions using density and speed of sound data”, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 59, 43-48, 2013

A.B. Pereiro, J.M.M. Araújo, F.S. Oliveira, C.E.S. Bernardes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, J.N.C. Lopes, I.M. Marrucho, L.P.N. Rebelo, “Inorganic Salts in Purely Ionic Liquid Media: The Development of High Ionicity Ionic Liquids (HIILs)”, Chem. Comm., 48, 3656–3658, 2012

A.B. Pereiro, J.M.M. Araújo, J.M.S.S. Esperança, I.M. Marrucho, L.P.N. Rebelo, “Ionic liquids in separations of azeotropic systems – A review”, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 46, 2–28, 2012

A.J.L. Costa, M.R.C. Soromenho, K. Shimizu, I.M. Marrucho, J.M.S.S. Esperança, J.N.C. Lopes, L.P.N. Rebelo, "Liquid−Liquid Equilibrium of Cholinium-Derived Bistriflimide Ionic Liquids with Water and Octanol", J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 9186-9185, 2012

A.J.L. Costa, M.R.C. Soromenho, K. Shimizu, I.M. Marrucho, J.M.S.S. Esperança, J.N.C. Lopes, L.P.N. Rebelo, "Density, Thermal Expansion and Viscosity of Cholinium-Derived Ionic Liquids", ChemPhysChem, 13, 1902–1909, 2012

M. Kowacz, P. Groves, J.M.S.S. Esperança, L.P.N. Rebelo, “On the use of ionic liquids to tune crystallization”, Crystal Growth & Design, 11, 684-691, 2011

A.J.L. Costa, J.M.S.S. Esperança, I.M. Marrucho, L.P.N. Rebelo, “Densities and viscosities of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium n-alkylsulfates”, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 56, 3433–3441, 2011

A.B. Pereiro, F.J. Deive, A. Rodríguez, D. Ruivo, J.N.C. Lopes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, L.P.N. Rebelo “New insight into phase equilibria involving imidazolium bistriflamide ionic liquids and their mixtures with alcohols”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 8978-8985, 2010

F.J. Deive, A. Rodríguez, A.B. Pereiro, K. Shimizu, P.A.S. Forte, C.C. Romão, J.N.C. Lopes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, L.P.N. Rebelo, “Phase Equilibria of Haloalkanes dissolved in Ethylsulfate- or Ethylsulfonate-based Ionic Liquids”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 7329-7337, 2010

J.M.S.S. Esperança, J.N. Canongia Lopes, M. Tariq, L.M.N.B.F. Santos, J.W. Magee, L.P.N. Rebelo, "Volatility of Aprotic Ionic Liquids - A Review", J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55, 3-12, 2010

L.P.N. Rebelo, J.N. Canongia Lopes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, H.J.R. Guedes, J. Lachwa, V. Najdanovic-Visak, Z.P. Visak, “Accounting for the Unique, Doubly Dual Nature of Ionic Liquids from a Molecular Thermodynamic and Modeling Standpoint”, Accounts Chem. Res., 40, 1114-1121, 2007

M.J. Earle, J.M.S.S. Esperança, M.A. Gilea, J.N.C. Lopes, L.P.N. Rebelo, J.W. Magee, K.R. Seddon, J.A. Widegren, “The distillation and volatility of ionic liquids”, Nature, 439, 831-834, 2006

L.P.N. Rebelo, J.N. Canongia Lopes, J.M.S.S. Esperança, E. Filipe, “On the Critical Temperature, Normal Boiling Point and Vapor Pressure of Ionic Liquids ”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109, 6040-6043, 2005

J. Lachwa, J. Szydlowski, V. Najdanovic-Visak, L.P.N. Rebelo, K.R. Seddon, M. Nunes da Ponte, J.M.S.S. Esperança, H.J.R. Guedes, “Evidence for Lower Critical Solution Behavior in Ionic Liquid Solutions”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 6542-6543, 2005

V. Najdanovic-Visak, J.M.S.S. Esperança, L.P.N. Rebelo, M. Nunes da Ponte, H.J.R. Guedes, K.R. Seddon and J. Szydlowski, “Phase behaviour of room temperature ionic liquid solutions: an unusually large co-solvent effect in (water + ethanol)”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 4, 1701-1703, 2002