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CRUZ SILVA RODOLFO

Academic OrganizationTEL
Education and Research OrganizationInterdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research, Institute of Carbon Science and TechnologyFAX
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
Wiley Interscience , Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry , chapter.8 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


Others
Modified Carbon Nanotubes
Springer , Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials. , :Chapter 6 2013(Mar.)
Author:Terrones, Mauricio; Morelos-Gómez, Aaron; Tristan-Lopez, Ferdinando; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Vega-Diaz, Sofia-Magdalena.


Facile synthesis of colloidal silver nanoparticles and its incorporation into acrylic coatings
The American Chemical Society , ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY , 242 2011(Aug. 28)
Author:Teran-Salgado, Elvia; Valerio-Cardenas, Cintya; Romo-Uribe, Angel; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo