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CRUZ SILVA RODOLFO

Academic OrganizationTEL
Education and Research OrganizationInterdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research Research Initiative for Supra-MaterialsFAX
PositionProfessorMail Address
Address4-17-1 Wakasato, Nagano, NaganoWeb site

Profile

Research Field
Nanostructural chemistry
Nanomaterials chemistry
Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering
Nanostructural physics
Nanomaterials engineering
Nanobioscience
Current Subject
Carbon nanomaterials

Polymer Science

Academic Background
Graduate School
CIQA, Applied Chemistry Research Center, Saltillo, Coah. Mexico , 2004

College
Chemical Engineering School , 1998

Degree
Ph.D. , CIQA, Applied Chemistry Research Center, Saltillo, Coah. Mexico
B.Sc , Chemical Engineering School
Research Career
Research Career
2008-2009 , Research fellow, Jiaxing Huang Group at Northwestern University
2005-2010 , Associate Professor of Polymer Science, State University of Morelos

Research

Books, Articles, etc.
Books
Enzymatic Synthesis of Polyaniline and Other ElectricallyConductive Polymers, Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry chapter.8
Wiley Interscience 2010
Author:R. Cruz- Silva*, P. Roman, and J. Romero


Articles
The influence of carbon nanotubes characteristics in their performance as positive electrodes in vanadium redox flow batteries
Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments,9:105-110 2015(Mar. 31)
Author:Zoraida Gonzalez, Patricia Alvarez, Clara Blanco, Sofia Vega-Diaz, Ferdinando Tristan-Lopez, Lakshmy Pulickal Rajukumar, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Graphene: Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllable Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing (Adv. Mater. 45/2014)
Advanced Materials,26(45):7676-7676 2014(Dec. 01)
Author:Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristine dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Simin Feng, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllabale Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing
Advanced Materials,26(45):7593-7599 2014(Dec. 01)
Author:Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristine dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Simin Feng, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllabale Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing
Bulletin of the American Physical Society,59 2014(Oct. 05)
Author:Simin Feng, Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristina dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Bidimensional hybrid materials based graphene oxide
Bulletin of the American Physical Society,59 2014(Oct. 04)
Author:Cynthia Guerrero-Bermea, Selene Sepulveda-Guzman, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Mauricio Terrones


Activation routes for high surface area graphene monoliths from graphene oxide colloids
Carbon,76:220-231 2014(Sep. 30)
Author:Shuwen Wang, Ferdinando Tristan, Daiki Minami, Toshihiko Fujimori, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Non-oxidative intercalation and exfoliation of graphite by Brφnsted acids
Nature Chmistry 2014(Sep. 07)
Author:Nina I Kovtyukhova, Yuanxi Wang, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Effect of non-electroactive additives on the early stage pyrrole electropolymerization on indium tin oxide electrodes
Thin Solid Films,566:23-31 2014(Sep. 01)
Author:A Castro-Beltran, C Dominguez, D Bahena-Uribe, S Sepulveda-Guzman, R Cruz-Silva


Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic Properties of Defective Nitrogen-Doped Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulating Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles
Journal of Nano Research,28:39-49 2014(Jul. 06)
Author:Maria Luisa Garcia-Betancourt, Yadira Vega-Cantu, Sofia M Vega-Diaz, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Nestor Perea-Lopez, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Rice Husk-Derived Graphene with Nano-Sized Domains and Clean Edges
Small,10(14):2766-2770 2014(Jul. 01)
Author:Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Yoong Ahm Kim, Kap-Seung Yang, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Super-stretchable graphene oxide macroscopic fibers with outstanding knotability fabricated by dry film scrolling
ACS nano,8(6):5959-5967 2014(May 13)
Author:Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Aaron morelos-Gomez, Hyung-ick Kim, et al.


CO 2 adsorption on crystalline graphitic nanostructures
Journal of CO2 utilization,5:60-65 2014(Mar. 31)
Author:Mirian Elizabeth Casco, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Diaz, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Journal of CO2 Utilization
JOURNAL OF CO2 UTILIZATION,5:60-65 2014(Mar. 01)
Author:Mirian Elizabeth Casco, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Diaz, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Atomic Scale Visualization of Dopant-Induced Unconventional Kondo Effect in Boron-doped graphene
APS Meeting Abstracts,1:37001 2014(Mar.)
Author:Minghu Pan, Qing Li, Liangbo liang, Ruitao Lv, Wenzhi Lin, Eduardo Costa Girao, Andres R Botello-Mendez, Ana Laura Elias, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.


Importance of open, heteroarom-decorated edges in chemically doped-graphene for supercapacitor applications
Journal of Materials Chemistry A,2(25):9532-9540 2014
Author:Kazunori Fujisawa, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Kap-Seung yang, et al.


Nitrogen-doped graphene: beyond single substitution and enhanced molecular sensing
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,2:586 2013(Aug. 17)
Author:Lv, Ruitao; Li, Qing; Botello-Mendez, Andres R.; Hayashi, Takuya; Wang, Bei; Berkdemir, Ayse; Hao, Qingzhen; Elias, Ana Laura; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Gutierrez, Humberto R.; Kim, Yoong Ahm; Muramatsu, Hiroyuki; Zhu, Jun ; Endo, Morinobu; Terrones, Humberto; Charlier, Jean-Christophe; Pan, Minghu; Terrones, Mauricio


Peroxidase-mediated synthesis of water-soluble fully sulfonated polyaniline
SYNTHETIC METALS,162(9-10):794-799 2013(Jul.)
Author:Roman, Paulina; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Vazquez-Duhalt, Rafael


Energetic graphene oxide: Challenges and opportunities
NANO TODAY,7(2):137-152 2013(Apr.)
Author:Krishnan, Deepti; Kim, Franklin; Luo, Jiayan; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Cote, Laura J.; Jang, Hee Dong; Huang, Jiaxing


Formation of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons via Chemical Unzipping
ACS NANO,7(3):2192-2204 2013(Mar.)
Author:Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Morelos-Gomez, Aaron; Vega-Diaz, Sofia; Tristan-Lopez, Ferdinando; Elias, Ana L.; Perea-Lopez, Nestor; Muramatsu, Hiroyuki; Hayashi, Takuya; Fujisawa, Kazunori; Kim, Yoong Ahm; Endo, Morinobu; Terrones, Mauricio


Energetic graphene oxide: Challenges and opportunities
nanotoday,7(2):137-152 2012(Apr.)
Author:Deepti Krishnan, Franklin Kim, Jiayan Luo, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Laura J. Cote, Hee Dong Jang, Jiaxing Huang
Keywords:Combustion; Composite materials; Energetic materials; Fire risk; Graphene; Graphene oxide; Nanoparticles; Photothermal effects; Purification; Self-propagating reactions


Enzymatically synthesized polyaniline film deposition studied by simultaneous open circuit potential and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance measurements
JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE,369:103-110 2012(Mar.)
Author:Carrillo, N; Leon-Silva, U; Avalos, T ; Nicho, ME; Serna, S ; Castillon, F ; Farias, M ; Cruz-Silva, R


Clean Nanotube Unzipping by Abrupt Thermal Expansion of Molecular Nitrogen: Graphene Nanoribbons with Atomically Smooth Edges
ACS NANO,6(3):2261-2272 2012(Mar.)
Author:Morelos-Gomez, A; Vega-Diaz, SM ; Gonzalez, VJ ; Tristan-Lopez, ; Cruz-Silva, R; Fujisawa, K ; Muramatsu, H; Hayashi, T ; Mi, X; Shi, YF ; Sakamoto, H; Khoerunnisa, F; Kaneko, K ; Sumpter, BG; Kim, YA; Meunier, V; Endo, M; Munoz-Sandoval, E; Terrones, M


Clean Nanotube Unzipping by Abrupt Thermal Expansion of Molecular Nitrogen: Graphene Nanoribbons with Atomically Smooth Edges
ACS NANO,6(3):2261-2272 2012(Feb. 23)
Author:Aarón Morelos-Gómez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Díaz, Viviana Jehová González, Ferdinando Tristán-López, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Kazunori Fujisawa, Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Takuya Hayashi, Xi Mi, Yunfeng Shi, Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Fitri Khoerunnisa, Katsumi Kaneko, Bobby G. Sumpter, Yoong Ahm Kim, Vincent Meunier, Morinobu Endo, Emilio Muñoz-Sandoval, Mauricio Terrones
Keywords:carbon nanoribbon; carbon nanotube; molecular expansion; nitrogen-doped; unzipping


Peroxidase-mediated synthesis of water-soluble fully sulfonated polyaniline
SYNTHETIC METALS,162(9-10):794-799 2012(Jan.)
Author:Paulina Romána, Rodolfo Cruz-Silvab, Rafael Vazquez-Duhalt


Enzymatically synthesized polyaniline film deposition studied by simultaneous open circuit potential and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance measurements
JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE,369:103-110 2011(Dec. 16)
Author:Carrillo N, León-Silva U, Avalos T, Nicho ME, Serna S, Castillon F, Farias M, Cruz-Silva R.


Influence of P3HT concentration on morphological, optical and electrical properties of P3HT/PS and P3HT/PMMA binary blends
Materials Science and Engineering:B,176(17):1393-1400 2011(Oct. 25)
Author:M.E. Nichoa, C.H. García-Escobara, M.C. Arenasb, P. Altuzar-Coelloc, R. Cruz-Silvaa, M. Güizado-Rodrígueza
Keywords:Polymer blends; Poly(3-hexylthiophene); Chemical synthesis; Electrical properties; Optical properties; Morphology


Nitrogen-doped graphene: beyond single substitution and enhanced molecular sensing
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,2:586 2010(Aug. 17)
Author:Ruitao Lv, Qing Li, Andrés R. Botello-Méndez, Takuya Hayashi, Bei Wang, Ayse Berkdemir, Qingzhen Hao, Ana Laura Elías, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Humberto R. Gutiérrez, Yoong Ahm Kim, Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Jun Zhu, Morinobu Endo, Humberto Terrones, Jean-Christophe Charlier, Minghu Pan, Mauricio Terrones


Room-temperature deposition of crystalline patterned ZnO films by confined dewetting lithography
Applied Surface Science,256(11):3386-3389 2010
Author:S. Sepulveda-Guzman*, B. Reeja-Jayan, E. De la Rosa, U. Ortiz-Mendez, C. Reyes-Betanzo, R. Cruz-Silva, M. Jose-Yacaman


Biomimetic polymerization of aniline using hematin supported on halloysite nanotubes
Applied Catalysis A: General,381(1-2):267-273 2010
Author:E. Tierrablanca, J. Romero-Garcia*, P. Roman, R. Cruz-Silva


Electrically Conducting Polypropylene/Polyaniline-grafted-Short Glass Fiber Composites: Microstructure and Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
Polymer Engineering and Science,51(2):254-263 2010
Author:VC. Valerio-Cardenas, A. Romo-Uribe*, R. Cruz-Silva


Self-Propagating Domino-like Reactions in Oxidized Graphite
Advanced Funcional Materials,20(17):2867-2873 2010
Author:F. Kim, J. Luo, R. Cruz-Silva, L.J. Cote, K. Sohn, Jiaxing Huang*


Mechanical Properties and Fracture Behavior of Polypropylene Reinforced with Polyaniline-Grafted Short Glass Fibers
J.Appl. Polym. Sci.,112(2):934-941 2009
Author:O. Flores, A. Romo-Uribe*, M. E. Romero-Guzman, A. E. Gonzalez, R. Cruz-Silva, B. Campillo


Viscoelastic properties of POSS-styrene nanocomposite blended with polystyrene
Rheol. Acta,48(6):641-652 2009
Author:M.E. Romero-Guzman, A. Romo-Uribe, B.M. Zarate-Hernandez, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva


Electrospun Nylon Nanofibers as Effective Reinforcement to Polyaniline Membranes
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,1(11):2502-2508 2009
Author:A. Romo-Uribe, L. Arizmendi, M. Eugenia Romero-Guzman,S. Seplveda-Guzman, R. Cruz-Silva


Self-affinity study of nanostructured porous silicon-crystalline silicon interfaces
Applied Surface Science,256(3):645-649 2009
Author:J. Escorcia-Garcia, R. Cruz-Silva, V. Agarwal*


Flash Reduction and Patterning of Graphite Oxide and Its Polymer Composite
Journal of the American Chemical Society,131(31):11027-11032 2009
Author:L.J. Cote, R. Cruz-Silva, J. Huang*


Melt rheology of polypropylene reinforced with polyaniline-coated short glass fibers
J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,109(4):2207-2218 2008
Author:Romo-Uribe*, A. Gonzalez-Flores, R. Cruz-Silva


Electrochemical polymerization of an aniline-terminated self-assembled monolayer on indium tin oxide electrodes and its effect on polyaniline electrodeposition
Thin Solid Films,516(15):4793-4802 2008
Author:R. Cruz-Silva*, M. E. Nicho, M.C. Resendiz, V. Agarwal, F. F. Castillon and M.H. Farias


Biocatalytic synthesis of polypyrrole powder, colloids, and films using horseradish peroxidase
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science,328(2):263-269 2008
Author:R. Cruz-Silva*, E. Amaro, A. Escamilla, M.E. Nicho, S. Sepulveda-Guzman, L. Arizmendi, J. Romero-Garcia, F.F. Castillon-Barraza, M.H. Farias


Enzymatic polymerization of aniline in the presence of different inorganic substrates
Materials Chemistry and Physics,105(1):136-141 2007
Author:E. Flores-Loyola*, R. Cruz-Silva, J. Romero-Garcia, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez, F.F. Castillon, M.H. Farias


Improvement on the corrosion protection of conductive polymers in pemfc environmets by adhesives
Journal of Power Sources,168(1):184-190 2007
Author:J.G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez*, M.A. Lucio-Garcia, M.E. Nicho, R. Cruz-Silva, M. Casales, E. Valenzuela


Effect of modified ITO substrate on electrochromic properties of polyaniline films
Solar Energy Materials&Solar Cells,91(15-16):1444-1448 2007
Author:U. Leon-Silva, M.E. Nicho*, Hailin Hu, R. Cruz-Silva


Enzymatic synthesis of pH-responsive polyaniline colloids by using chitosan as steric stabilizer
European Polymer Journal,43(8):3471-3479 2007
Author:R. Cruz-Silva, A. Escamilla, M.E. Nicho, G. Padron, A. Ledezma-Perez, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio, J. Romero-Garcia*


Morphology, thermal, and mechanical properties of polypropylene/polyaniline coated short glass fiber composites
J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,105(4):2387-2395 2007
Author:R.Cruz-Silva*, J. Romero-Garcia, S. Vazquez-Rodriguez, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez


pH- and thermosensitive polyaniline colloidal particles prepared by enzymatic polymerization
Langmuir,23(1):8-12 2007
Author:R. Cruz-Silva.*, L. Arizmendi, M. Del-Angel, J. Romero-Garcia


Enzymatic synthesis of colloidal polyaniline particles
Polymer,47(5):1563-1568 2006
Author:L. Arizmendi, J. Romero-Garcia*, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio, F.F. Castillon and M.H. Farias


Template-free enzymatic synthesis of electrically conducting polyaniline using soybean peroxidase
European Polymer Journal,41(5):1129-1135 2005
Author:Sanchez, A. Ledezma-Perez, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio and E. Flores-Loyola


Nucleation activity of polyaniline coated short glass fiber towards isotactic polypropylene
Journal of Materials Science letters,40(18):5107-5109 2005
Author:R Cruz-Silva*, J. Romero-Garcia, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez