(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

João Carlos dos Santos Silva e Pereira de Lima

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Research group
Cultural Heritage and Responsive Materials

Academic Staff

Researcher IDF-3658-2010
Ciência ID3A1A-F6A5-6199
João Carlos Lima obtained his PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1996, at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST). After a postdoc at the Institute of Chemical and Biological Technology (ITQB) he obtained a position at the Department of Chemistry in the School of Science and Technology of Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2000. He is presently Associated Professor with habilitation and coordinates the Cultural Heritage and Responsive Materials (CHARM) group at Green Chemisty Associated Laboratory (LAQV@REQUIMTE). His research focus on photochemistry and photophysics with emphasis on luminescent materials. molecular sensors, photochemical responsive systems, photocatalysis and dye sensitized solar cells.

Representative Publications

Deactivation Routes in Gold(I) Polypyridyl Complexes: Internal Conversion Vs Fast Intersystem Crossing
Catechol versus carboxyl linkage impact on DSSC performance of synthetic pyranoflavylium salts
Study of the multi-equilibria of red wine colorants pyranoanthocyanins and evaluation of their potential in dye-sensitized solar cells