Grupo de Fotoquímica y Materiales


  • “An amine linker group modulates luminescent properties in a Rhenium(I) tricarbonyl complex. How can it be applied for ratiometric oxygen sensing?”, E. Valdés, M. Cepeda-Plaza, G. Günther, A. Vega, R. Palacios, M.L. Gómez, N. Pizarro, Dyes and Pigments, (2020) 172:107787, ISSN 0143-7208, DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2019.107787.
  • “Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles as Unique Coinitiator‐Free, Water‐Soluble, Visible‐Light Photoinitiators of Vinyl Polymerization”, A. Gallastegui, R.M. Spada, G. Cagnetta, R.A. Ponzio, S.R. Martínez, C.M. Previtali, M.L. Gómez, R.E. Palacios, C.A. Chesta, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 1900601, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900601.
  • “Trojan-horse monocyte-mediated delivery of conjugated polymer nanoparticles for improved photodynamic therapy of glioblastoma”, L.E. Ibarra, L. Beaugé, N. Arias-Ramos , V.A. Rivarola, C.A. Chesta, P. López-Larrubia, R.E. Palacios, (2020), Nanomedicine. doi:10.2217/nnm-2020-0106.
  • “Photodynamic Inactivation of ESKAPE Group Bacterial Pathogens in Planktonic and Biofilm Cultures Using Metallated Porphyrin-Doped Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles”, S.R. Martínez, L.E. Ibarra, R.A. Ponzio, M.V. Forcone, A.B. Wendel, C.A. Chesta, M.B. Spesia, R.E. Palacios, (2020) ACS Infectious Diseases Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00268.
  • “The therapeutic revolution of conjugated polymer nanoparticles in photodynamic therapy and photodynamic inactivation”, L.E. Ibarra, S.R. Martínez, R.A. Ponzio, R.E. Palacios, (2020) Advances in Photodynamic Therapy Research, 3:52-93.
  • “Photodynamic therapy of Glioblastoma cells using doped conjugated polymer nanoparticles: An in vitro comparative study based on redox status”, M.D. Caverzán, L. Beagué, C.A. Chesta, R.E. Palacios, L.E. Ibarra, (2020) Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 212,112045,ISSN 1011-1344, LINK!


  • “Controlled release of antibiotic from photopolymerized hydrogels: kinetic and microbiological studies”. Antonela Gallastegui, Mariana B. Spesia, Ignacio E. dell´Erba, Carlos A. Chesta, Carlos M. Previtali, Rodrigo E. Palacios, María Lorena Gómez. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2019. publicado online DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.04.027
  • Catechol-containing acrylic poly(ionic liquid) Hydrogels as Bioinspired Filters for Water Decontamination” A. Gallastegui, L. Porcarelli, R. E. Palacios, M. L. Gomez, D. Mecerreyes, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. (2019) En Prensa. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00443
  • “Exploiting cellular delivery of conjugated polymer nanoparticles for improved photodynamic therapy in a 3D glioblastoma model”, L. E. Ibarra, L. Beaugé, C. A. Chesta, V. A. Rivarola, and R. E. Palacios, Proc. SPIE 11070, 17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress, 1107012 (7 August 2019), DOI: 10.1117/12.2526763.
  • “Metallated doped conjugated polymer nanoparticles as bimodal imaging agent for cancer detection: application in a preclinical glioblastoma model”, L.E.;Ibarra; N. Arias-Ramos; M. J. Guillén Gómez; G. Morales; C. Chesta; V. A. Rivarola; P. López-Larrubia; R. Palacios, (2019) 37th Annual Meeting of European Society for Magnetic Resonance In Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB),


  • “Amplified singlet oxygen generation in metallated-porphyrin doped conjugated polymer nanoparticles”. Spada R. M., Macor L. P., Hernández L. I., Ponzio R. A., Ibarra L. E., Lorente C., Chesta C. A., Palacios R. E.*. Dyes Pigm. 2018, 149, 212-223.
  • Metallated porphyrin-doped conjugated polymer nanoparticles for efficient photodynamic therapy of brain and colorectal tumor cells”. Ibarra L.E., Porcal G.V., Macor L.P., Ponzio R.A., Spada R.M., Lorente C., Chesta C.A., Rivarola V.A., Palacios R.E.*. Nanomedicine. 2018. 13(6), 605-624.
  • “Evolution of adsorbed CO on Pt and Pt/Au surface”. Del-Giudice G., Tesio A.Y., Cappellari P.S., Palacios R.E., Planes G.A.*. Electrochimica Acta. 2018, 270, 48-53.
  • “On the simultaneous identification and quantification of microalgae populations based on fluorometric techniques” Gesponer N.S., Rodríguez M.C., Palacios R.E., Chesta C.A.. Photochem and Photobiol 2018, 49(5), 875-880.
  • “Novel hydrogels based on a high-molar-mass water-soluble dimethacrylate monomer.” S. V. Asmussen, M. L. Gómez, C. I. Vallo, Polym. Int. 67 (2018) 606-614. DOI 10.1002/pi.5557.
  • “Hybrid mineral@silsesquioxane particles for water remediation: synthesis, characterization and application as adsorbent of As(V) and other water pollutants” C. V. Waiman, I. E. dell´Erba, C. A. Chesta, M. L. Gómez*. J. Mater. Sci. 53 (2018) 12781–12794. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-2529-4.


  • “The Binuclear Dual Emitter Br(CO)3Re(P…N)(N…P)Re(CO)3Br](P…N): 3-chloro-6-(4-diphenylphosphinyl)-buthoxypyridazine), A New Bridging P,N-Bidentate Ligand Resulting from the Ring Opening of Tetrahydrofuran”. Saldías M., Manzur J., Palacios R.E., Gómez M.L., De La Fuente J., Günther G., Pizarro N., Vega A.*. Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 1567–1576. DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04158B.
  • “Crosslinked Polymer Nanoparticles Containing Single Conjugated Polymer Chains” Ponzio R.A., Marcato Y.L., Gómez M.L., Waiman C.V., Chesta C.A., Palacios R.E.*. Methods Appl Fluoresc. 2017, 5, 024001.
  • “Photophysical Behavior of Modified Xanthenic Dyes Embedded into Silsesquioxane Hybrid Films: Application in Photooxidation of Organic Molecules” Waiman C. V., Palacios R. E., Montejano H. A., Chesta C. A., Gómez M. L., International Journal of Photoenergy. 2017, 1-8.


  • “Hybrid films based on a bridged silsesquioxane doped with goethite and montmorillonite nanoparticles as sorbents of wastewater contaminants” C. V. Waiman, I. E. dell´Erba, C. A. Chesta, M. L. Gómez*. J. Nanomater. (2016) 1-9. DOI: 10.1155/2016/6286247
  • “Synthesis of poly(HEMA-co-AAm) hydrogels by visible-light photopolymerization of aqueous solutions containing aspirin or ibuprofen: Analysis of the initiation mechanism and the drug release” M. L. Gómez*, A. Gallastegui, M. B. Spesia, H. A. Montejano, R. J. Williams, C. M. Previtali. Polym. Adv. Technol. 28 (2016) 435-442. DOI: 10.1002/pat.3958


  • “Clean Singlet Oxygen Production by a ReI Complex Embedded into a Flexible/self-standing Polymeric Silsesquioxane Film” Spada R.M, Cepeda-Plaza M., Gómez M.L., Günther G., Jaque P., Pizarro N., Palacios R.E., Vega A., J. Phys. Chem. C. 2015. 119(18), 10148−10159. Índice de Impacto (2014): 4.772
  • “Heterogeneous Charge Mobility in Individual Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Nanoparticles Revealed by Two-Color Single Particle Spectroelectrochemistry Studies” Godin R., Palacios, R.E.; Cosa, G.. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2015. 119 (23), 12875–12886. Índice de Impacto (2014): 4.772.
  • “Charge Transfer Dynamics of Fluorescent Dye-Sensitized Electrodes under Applied Biases “ Godin R., Sherman B., Bergkamp J., Chesta C., Moore A., Moore T., Palacios R.E., Cosa G.. J. Phys. Chem. Lett.. 2015, 6, 2688–2693. Índice de Impacto (2014): 7.458.


  • “Self-assembly of nanoparticles employing polymerization-induced phase separation” R. J. J. Williams, C. E. Hoppe, I. A. Zucchi, H. E. Romeo, I. E. dell’Erba, M. L. Gómez, J. Puig, A. B. Leonardi. J. Coll. Inter. Sci. 431 (2014) 223-232 / Reprint: J. Coll. Inter. Sci. 447 (2015) 129-138.


  • “Spectral characteristics and photosensitization of TiO2 nanoparticles in reverse micelles by perylenes” Hernández L.I., Godin R., Bergkamp J.J., Llansola Portolés M.J., Sherman B.D., Tomlin J., Kodis G., Méndez-Hernández D.D., Bertolotti S., Chesta C.A., Mariño-Ochoa E., Moore A.L., Moore T.A., Cosa G., Palacios R.E.*. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2013, 117, 4568−4581. Índice de Impacto: 3.377
  • “Photoinduced electron transfer in perylene-TiO2 nanoassemblies” Llansola-Portoles M.J., Bergkamp J.J., Tomlin J., Moore T.A., Kodis G., Moore A.L., Cosa G., Palacios R.E.. Photochem. and Photobiol., 2013, 89(6), 1375–1382. Índice de Impacto: 2.684
  • “One approach to artificial photosynthesis” Llansola-Portoles M.J., Palacios R.E., Kodis G., Megiatto J.D. Jr., Moore A.L., Moore T.A., Gust D. European Photochemistry Association Newsletter, No. 83-84, 2013, 98-105.
  • “Energy and electron transfer processes in polymeric nanoparticles” Solis C., Torres J.J., Gsponer N., Previtali C., Palacios R., Montejano H., Chesta C. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2013, 12 (12), 2146–2159. Índice de Impacto: 2.939
  • “Dispersion of gold dodecanthiolate in a silsesquioxane film with pendant dodecyl chains: from photoluminescent materials to gold nanocomposites” M. L. Gómez*, I. E. dell´Erba, C. A. Chesta, C. E. Hoppe, R. J. J. Williams. J. Mater. Sci. 48 (2013) 8559-8565. ISSN: 0022-2461. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-013-7675-0


  • “Influence of the ionic character of a drug on its release rate from hydrogels based on 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate and acrylamide synthesized by photopolymerization” M. L. Gómez*, R. J. J. Williams, H. A. Montejano, C. M. Previtali eXPRESS Polym. Lett. 6 (2012) 189-197. ISSN: 1788-618X.
  • “Photodynamic inactivation of Candida albicans using bridged polysilsesquioxane films doped with porphyrin” M. G. Alvarez, M. L. Gomez, S. J. Mora, M. E. Milanesio, E. N. Durantini. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 20 (2012) 4032-4039. ISSN: 0968-0896.
  • “Two and three-component visible light photoinitiating systems for radical polymerization based on onium salts. An overview of mechanistic and laser flash photolysis studies.” M. L. Gomez, C. M. Previtali, H. A. Montejano. Int. J. Photoenergy (2012) 1-9. ISSN: 1110-662X.


  • “Synthesis and characterization of silicon phthalocyanines bearing axial phenoxyl groups for attachment to semiconducting metal oxides” Bergkamp J.J., Sherman B.D., Mariño-Ochoa E., Palacios R.E., Cosa G., Moore T.A., Gust D., Moore A.L. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 2011, 15 (9–10), 943–950. Índice de Impacto: 1.405
  • “In situ generation of silver microstructures by thermal decomposition of silver n‑dodecanethiolate dispersed in an organic-inorganic hybrid coating” M. L. Gómez, C. E. Hoppe, R. J. J. Williams. Mater. Chem. Phys. 130 (2011) 519-523. ISSN: 0254-0584.


  • “Transparent polysilsesquioxane films obtained from bridged ureasil precursors: tunable photoluminescence emission in the visible region and filtering of UV-radiation.” M. L. Gómez, D. P. Fasce, R. J. J. Williams, C. M. Previtali, H. A. Montejano Macromol. Mater. Eng., 295 (2010) 1042-1048. ISSN: 1438-7492.
  • “Functional nanocomposites based on the infusion or in situ generation of nanoparticles into amphiphilic epoxy gels” A. Ledo-Suárez, J. Puig, I. A. Zucchi, C. E. Hoppe, M. L. Gómez, R. Zysler, C. Ramos, M. C. Marchi, S. A. Bilmes, M. Lazzari, M. A. López-Quintela and R. J. J. Williams J. Mater. Chem., 20 (2010) 10135-10145. ISSN: 0959-9428.