Synthesis and processing of polymers using supercritical fluid technology.
Development of polymeric materials with molecular-recognition ability for applications in drug delivery, separation and catalysis.
Development of inclusion complexes and polymeric matrixes containing cyclodextrins.
M. Soares da Silva, R. Viveiros, F. Nóbrega, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, E.J.Cabrita, T. Casimiro, Supercritical fluid technology-assisted development of molecularly imprinted co-polymers for controlled delivery of flufenamic acid, J. Supercritical Fluids,J. Supercrit.Fluids (2011) 58, 150-157.
M. Soares da Silva, R. Viveiros, P.I. Morgado, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, I.J. Correia, T.Casimiro, Development of 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate- based molecular recognition devices for controlled drug delivery using supercritical fluid technology, Int. J. Pharmaceutics (2011) doi:10.1016/j.ijpharm.2011.06.004
M. Soares da Silva, E. R. Vão, M. Temtem, L. Mafra, J. Caldeira, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, T.Casimiro, Clean synthesis of molecular recognition polymeric materials with chiral sensing capability using supercritical fluid technology. Application as HPLC stationary phases, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2010) 25, 1742-1747.
G. Ivanova, E. R. Vão, M. Temtem, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, T. Casimiro, E. J. Cabrita, “High-Pressure NMR Characterization of Triacetyl-beta-Cyclodextrin in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry (2009) 47, 133-141.
M. Sousa, M.J. Melo, T.Casimiro, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, “The Art of high-pressure CO2 for Art Conservation: a Green Approach to Antique Textile Cleaning”, Green Chemistry (2007) 9, 943-947.
M. Temtem, T. Casimiro, A. Gil Santos, A. L. Macedo, E. J. Cabrita, A. Aguiar-Ricardo “Molecular interactions and CO2-philicity in supercritical CO2. A high-pressure NMR and molecular modeling study of a perfluorinated polymer in scCO2”, J. Physical Chemistry B (2007) 111(6), 1318-1326.
M. Temtem, T. Casimiro, J. F. Mano, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, "Green synthesis of a temperature sensitive hydrogel", Green Chemistry (2007) 9 (1), 75-79.
T. Casimiro, A. Banet-Osuna, A. M. Ramos, M. Nunes da Ponte, A. Aguiar-Ricardo. “Synthesis of highly cross-linked poly(diethylene glycol dimethacrylate) microparticles in supercritical carbon dioxide”, Eur. Polymer Journal (2005) 41, 1947-1953.
N. Ribeiro, T.Casimiro, C. Duarte, M. Poliakoff , M. Nunes da Ponte, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, “Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium and Critical Line of the CO2+Xe System. Critical Behavior of CO2+Xe versus CO2+n-Alkanes”, J. Physical Chemistry B (2000) 104, 791-795.