Carlos Nieto de Castro




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With more than 45 years dedicated to the research in thermodynamics and transport processes of fluids and materials, his actual scientific activity covers the field of molecular thermophysics and fluid technology, ionic liquids, nanofluids, ionanofluids and nanosystems, including new heat and storage fluids with industrial impact in the area of energy and the environment, and the use of ionic liquids as solvating and reaction media to synthesize and functionalize nanomaterials, for industrial and domestic applications.

Publicações selecionadas
  • C.A. Nieto de Castro, M.J.V. Lourenço, “Towards the Correct Measurement of Thermal Conductivity of Ionic Melts and Nanofluids”, Energies 2020, 13 (1), 99.
  • V. M. B. Nunes, M. J. V. Lourenço, F. J. V. Santos and C. A. Nieto de Castro, “Molten Alkali Carbonates as Alternative Engineering Fluids for High Temperature Applications”, Applied Energy 242 (2019) 1626–1633.
  • F.E.B. Bioucas, S.I.C. Vieira, M.J.V. Lourenço, F.J.V. Santos, M.L.M. Lopes, C. A. Nieto de Castro and K. Massonne, “[C2mim][CH3SO3] – A Suitable New Heat Transfer Fluid? Part 1. Thermophysical and Toxicological Properties”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2018) 57, (25), 8541-8551.
  • João M. P. França, Carlos A. Nieto de Castro and Agílio A.H. Pádua, “Molecular Interactions and Thermal Transport in Ionic Liquids with Carbon Nanomaterials”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2017, 19, 17075-17087.
  • C. A. Nieto de Castro, M. J. V. Lourenço, A. P. C. Ribeiro, E. Langa, S. I. C. Vieira, P. Goodrich, C. Hardacre, “Thermal Properties of Ionic Liquids and IoNanofluids of Imidazolium and Pyrrolidinium Liquids”, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55, 653-661 (2010).

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