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Full Professor

  Fernando Fernández Lázaro

  Ángela Sastre Santos

Associate Professor

  Enrique Font Sanchis

  Luis Martín Gomis >>

Assistant Professor

  Julio César Álvarez Santos

  Ana María Gutiérrez Vílchez

  Juan Javier Ortíz Carricondo

  Concepción Parejo Prados

Postdoctoral Fellow

  David Gutiérrez Moreno

  Desiré Molina Alcaide

  Nathalie Zink Lorre

PhD Student

  Maria João Álvaro Albuquerque Martins

  Jorge Follana Berná

Undergraduate Student

Graduate Student

Lab Technician

  Ana Belén Rufete Sáez


  Oscar  Martínez Rodríguez

Old Members

  Vicente Manuel Blas Ferrando

  Félix Manjón Amallobieta

  Sara  Pla García

  José Lorenzo Rodríguez Redondo

Luis Martín Gomis
Associate Professor

Telephone: +34-966658927

Luis Martín-Gomis was born in Elche, Spain, in 1974. He obtained his degree in Chemistry at the University of Alicante (UA, Spain) in 2000. After that, he moved to Madrid (October 2001-July 2002) to attend the Official Doctorate Course in Plastics and Rubbers, at Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros-CSIC (ICTP-CSIC, Madrid, Spain), and joined the research group of Prof. Enrique López-Madruga, working on Atom Transfer Radical Polimerization (ATRP) of methacrylate and acrylate monomers under the supervision of Dr. Marta Fernández-García. In May 2003 he joined the research group of Prof. Ángela Sastre-Santos at the Instituto de Bioingeniería in the Universidad Miguel Hernández (IB-UMH, Elche, Spain) where he obtained his Master Degree in October 2004 and his PhD (cum laude) in October 2009 with a thesis titled “Molecular and Supramolecular Electroactive Systems Based on [60]Fullerene, Trinitrofluorene and Phthalocyanine Derivatives with Photoinduced Electron Transfer and Photorefractive Properties”. During this period he spent two months working at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de la Universidad de Valladolid (ETSI-UVA, Valladolid, Spain) under the supervision of Prof. Mª Luz Rodríguez-Méndez, and three months working at Institute for Fysik og Kemi in Siddansk Universitet, (IFK-SDU, Odense, Denmark) under the supervision of Prof. Jan O. Jeppesen and Dr. Kent A. Nielsen. Starting in 2010, he spent two months working at Department of Material and Life Science in University of Osaka (Japan) under the supervision of Prof Shunichi Fukuzumi, and in June 2012, he joined Nikos Tagmatarchis group at Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute - National Hellenic Research Foundation (TCPI-NHRF, Athens, Greece) for six months, as postdoctoral researcher. There he studied the use of specially designed electron-donor perilenediimide derivatives, as exfoliation assistants for graphite, and the obtaining of non-covalently functionalized graphene few layered materials, with potential to be used as electroactive layer in new graphene-based photovoltaic devices. At this moment Dr Martín-Gomis is holding an “Assistant” position at UMH and his current research interests focuses on the chemistry of fullerenes, phthalocyanines and perylene derivatives, their assembly into electro- or photoactive systems and the study of their electronic properties for applications in materials science.

Selected Publications

  Jorge Follana-Berná, Sairaman Seetharaman,Luis Martín-Gomis, Georgios Charalambidis, Adelais Trapali, Paul A. Karr, Athanassios G. Coutsolelos, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Francis D’Souza and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Supramolecular complex of a fused zinc phthalocyanine–zinc porphyrin dyad assembled by two imidazole-C60 units: ultrafast photoevents, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2018, 20, 7798-7807

  Luis M. Arellano, Luis Martín-Gomis, Habtom B. Gobeze, Desiré Molina, Cristina Hermosa, María J. Gómez-Escalonilla, José Luis G. Fierro, Ángela Sastre-Santos, Francis D’Souza and Fernando Langa. Edge-on and face-on functionalized Pc on enriched semiconducting SWCNT hybrids, Nanoscale 2018, 10, 5205-5213

  Luis Martín-Gomis, Concepción Parejo, Julio C. Álvarez, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) based on bulky tert-octylphenoxycarboxyphenyl substituted phthalocyanine without the presence of co-adsorbents, Inorganica Chimica Acta 2017, 468, 327-333

  L. Martín-Gomis, F. Peralta-Ruiz, M. B. Thomas, F. Fernández-Lázaro, F. D’Souza and Á. Sastre-Santos. Multichromophoric Perylenediimide-Silicon Phthalocyanine-C60 System as an Artificial Photosynthetic Analogue, Chemistry- A European Journal 2017, 23, 3863–3874

  L. Martín-Gomis, N. Karousis, F. Fernández-Lázaro, I. D. Petsalakis, K. Ohkubo, S. Fukuzumi, N. Tagmatarchis and Á. Sastre-Santos. Exfoliation and Supramolecular Functionalization of Graphene with an Electron Donor Perylenediimide Derivative, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 2017, 16, 596-605

  Sara Pla, M. Niemi, Luis Martín-Gomis, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, H. Lemmetyinen, N. V. Tkachenko and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Charge Separation and Charge Recombination Photophysical Studies in a Series of Perylene–C60 Linear and Cyclic Dyads, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2016, 18, 3598-3605

  Georgios Rotas, Luis Martín-Gomis, Kei Ohkubo, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Nikos Tagmatarchis and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Axially Substituted Silicon Phthalocyanine as Electron Donor in a Dyad and Triad with Azafullerene as Electron Acceptor for Photoinduced Charge Separation, Chemistry- A European Journal 2016, 22, 15137-15143

  Steffen Bähring, Luis Martín-Gomis, Gunnar Olsen, Kent A. Nielsen, Dong Sub Kim, Troels Duedal, Ángela Sastre-Santos, Jan O. Jeppesen and Jonathan L. Sessler. Design and Sensing Properties of a Self-Assembled Supramolecular Oligomer, Chemistry- A European Journal 2016, 22, 1958-1967

  Luis M. Arellano, Luis Martín-Gomis, Habtom Gozebe, Myriam Barrejón, Desiré Molina, Maria J Gómez-Escalonilla, J L G Fierro, Minfang Zhang, Masako Yudasaka, Sumio Iijima, Francis DSouza, Fernando Langa and Ángela Sastre-Santos . Peripheral versus Axial Substituted Phthalocyanine-Double- Walled Carbon Nanotube Hybrids as Light Harvesting Systems, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2015, 3, 10215-10224

  Myriam Barrejón, Sara Pla, Isadora Berlanga, María J. Gómez-Escalonilla, Luis Martín-Gomis, José Luis G. Fierro, Minfang Zhang, Masako Yudasaka, Sumio Iijima, Habtom B. Gobeze, Francis D’Souza, Ángela Sastre-Santos and Fernando Langa. Covalent Decoration onto the Outer Walls of Double Wall Carbon Nanotubes with Perylenediimides: Synthesis, Characterization and Photoinduced Electron Transfer, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2015, 3, 4960-4969

  Luis Martín-Gomis, Georgios Rotas, Kei Ohkubo, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Nikos Tagmatarchis and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Does a Nitrogen Matter? Synthesis and Photoinduced Electron Transfer of Perylenediimide Donors Covalently Linked to C59N and C60 Acceptors, Nanoscale 2015, 7, 7437

  Luis Martín-Gomis, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro and Ángela Sastre-Santos. Advances in Phthalocyanine-Sensitized Solar Cells (PcSSCs), Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2014, 2, 15672-15682

  Sara Pla, Luis Martín-Gomis, Kei OhKubo, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro and Ángela Sastre Santos. Macrocyclic Dyads Based on C60 and Perylenediimides Connected by Click Chemistry, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 2014, 3, 185-197

  F. J. Céspedes-Guirao, L. Martín-Gomis, K. Ohkubo, S. Fukuzumi, F. Fernández-Lázaro y A. Sastre-Santos. Synthesis and Photophysics of Silicon Phthalocyanine-Perylenebisimide Triads Connected through Rigid and Flexible Bridges, Chemistry- A European Journal 2011, 17, 9153-9163

  Á. Sastre-Santos, C. Parejo, L. Martín-Gomis, K. Ohkubo, F. Fernández-Lázaro, S. Fukuzumi. C60 dimers connected through pleiadene bridges: Fullerenes talking to each other, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 1509–1515

Á. Sastre-Santos, L. Martín-Gomis, F. Fernández-Lázaro. Fullerenes as Photosensitizers in Photorefractive Materials, Carbon NanoMaterials 2011, ISBN:00874893488,

  L. Martín-Gomis, E. M. Barea, F. Fernández-Lázaro, J. Bisquert y A. Sastre-Santos. Dye Sensitized Solar Cells using Non-Aggregated Silicon Phthalocyanines, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2011, 15, 1004-1010

  L. Martín-Gomis, K. Ohkubo, F. Fernández-Lázaro, S. Fukuzumi, Á. Sastre-Santos. Multistep Electron Transfer Systems Based on Silicon Phthalocyanine, [60]Fullerene and Trinitrofluorenone, Chemical Communications 2010, 46, 3944–3946

  F. J. Céspedes-Guirao, L. Martín-Gomis, F.. Fernández-Lázaro and Á. Sastre-Santos. Self-assembly of trinitrofluorenone derivatives with tetrasubstituted zinc phthalocyanines, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2009, 13, 266-274

  F. Gallego-Gómez, J. A. Quintana, J. M. Villalvilla, María A. Díaz-García, L. Martín-Gomis, F. Fernández-Lázaro and Á. Sastre-Santos. Phthalocyanines as efficient sensitizers in low-Tg hole-conducting photorefractive polymer composites, Chemistry of Materials 2009, 21, 2714–2720

  J. A. Quintana, J. M. Villalvilla, P. G. Boj, L. Martín-Gomis, J. Ortiz, F. Fernández-Lázaro, Á. Sastre-Santos and M. A. Díaz-García. Enhanced Photorefractivity of Poly(N-vinylcarbazole)-based Composites through Electric-Field Treatments and Ionic Liquid Doping, Advanced Functional Materials 2009, 19, 428-437

  K. A. Nielsen, G. H. Sarova, L. Martín-Gomis, F. Fernández-Lázaro, P. C. Stein, L. Sanguinet, E. Levillain, J. L. Sessler, D. M. Guldi, Á. Sastre-Santos and J. O. Jeppesen. Chloride Anion Controlled Molecular “Switching”. Binding of 2,5,7-Trinitro-9-dicyanomethylenefluorene-C60 by Tetrathiafulvalene-Calix[4]pyrrole and Photophysical Generation of Two Different Charge-separated States, Journal of American Chemical Society 2008, 130, 460-462

  J. A. Quintana, J. M. Villalvilla, P. G. Boj, M. A. Díaz-García, J. Ortiz, L. Martín-Gomis, F. Fernández-Lázaro and Á. Sastre-Santos. Determination of the glass transition temperature of photorefractive polymer composites from photoconductivity measurements, Applied Physics Letters 2008, 92, 041101 1-3

  K. Ohkubo, J. Ortiz, L. Martín-Gomis, F. Fernández-Lázaro, Á. Sastre-Santos and S. Fukuzumi. Fullerene acting as an electron donor in a donor–acceptor dyad to attain the long-lived charge-separated state by complexation with scandium ion, Chemical Communications 2007, 589–591

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