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Search Publications by: Juscelino Leao (Fed)

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Liquid Piston Based on Molecular Springs for Energy Storage Applications

May 10, 2023
Mehdi Hashemi-Tilehnoee, Nikolay Tsirin, Victor Stoudenets, Yuriy Bushuev, Miroslaw Chorazewski, Mian Li, Dan Li, Juscelino Leao, Markus Bleuel, Pawel Zajdel, Elena Palomo Del Barrio, Yaroslav Grosu
Liquid piston is a method for pressure transmission used in a wide range of technologies. Currently, liquid piston is a passive element solely used to apply pressure to a working body. In this work, the concept of liquid piston based on molecular springs -

The Effect of Organic Coatings in the Magnetization of CoFe 2 O 4 Nanoparticles

August 4, 2022
Priscyla L. Andrade, Valdeene Silva, Kathryn L. Krycka, Juscelino Leao, I-Lin Liu, Maria P. Silva, J. Albino Aguiar
Cobalt ferrite has attracted considerable attention in recent years due to the unique physical properties such as high Curie temperature, large magnetocrystalline anisotropy, high coercivity, moderate saturation magnetization, large magnetostrictive

Turning Molecular Springs into Nano-Shock Absorbers: The Effect of Macroscopic Morphology and Crystal Size on the Dynamic Hysteresis of Water Intrusion-Extrusion into-from Hydrophobic Nanopores

June 15, 2022
Pawel Zajdel, David Madden, Robin Babu, Diego Mirani, Nikolay Tsyrin, Luis Bartolome, Eder Amayuelas, David Fairen-Jimenez, Alexander Lowe, Miroslaw Chorazewski, Juscelino Leao, Craig Brown, Markus Bleuel, Victor Stoudenets, Maria Echeverria, Francisco Bonilla, Giulia Grancini, Simone Meloni, Yaroslav Grosu
Controlling the pressure at which liquids intrude (wet) and extrude (dry) into/from nanopore is of paramount importance for a broad range of applications, such as energy conversion, catalysis, chromatography, separation, ionic channels, and many more. To

In-situ Monitoring of Protein Unfolding/Structural States under Cold High-Pressure Stress

November 26, 2021
Diana Gomes, Susana C. Marujo Teixeira, Juscelino Leao, Vladimir Razinkov, Wei Qi, Miguel Rodrigues, Christopher Roberts
Biopharmaceutical formulations may be compromised by freezing, which has been attributed to protein conformational changes at a low temperature, and adsorption to ice−liquid interfaces. However, direct measurements of unfolding/conformational changes in

Promoting Persistent Superionic Conductivity in Sodium Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate NaCB11H12 via Confinement within Nanoporous Silica

July 26, 2021
Mikael Andersson, Vitalie Stavila, Alexander V. Skripov, Mirjana Dimitrievska, Malgorzata T. Psurek, Juscelino Leao, Olga Babanova, Roman Skoryunov, Alexei Soloninin, Maths Karlsson, Terrence J. Udovic
Superionic phases of bulk anhydrous salts based on large cluster-like polyhedral (carba)borate anions are generally stable only well above room temperature, rendering them unsuitable as solid-state electrolytes in energy-storage devices that typically

Controlling Bicontinuous Structures through Solvent Segregation Driven Gel

February 16, 2021
Yuyin Xi, Juscelino Leao, Qiang Ye, Ronald S. Lankone, Li Piin Sung, Yun Liu
The past decade has seen increased research interests in studying bicontinuous structures formed by the colloidal self-assembly due to their many useful applications. A new type of colloidal gel, solvent segregation driven gel (SeedGel), has been recently

Heat Transfer Analysis Study for the Design of the New Polychromatic Beam Neutron Reflectometer CANDOR (Chromatic Analysis Neutron Diffractometer Or Reflectometer)

December 16, 2020
Lior Uzan, Juscelino Leao, Christoph W. Brocker, Daniel A. Mattes, Tanya J. Dax
A newly developed polychromatic beam neutron reflectometer CANDOR (Chromatic Analysis Neutron Diffractometer Or Reflectometer) on NG-1 at the NIST Center for Neutron research (NCNR) utilizes a wavelength-sensitive neutron detector consisting of 324

Evolution of the Magnetic Properties in the Antiferromagnet Ce 2 RhIn 8 Simultaneously Doped with Cd and Ir

November 20, 2020
D. S. Christovam, G. S. Freitas, M. M. Piva, J. C. Souza, M. O. Malcolms, O. L. Canton, Juscelino Leao, William D. Ratcliff, Jeffrey W. Lynn, C. Adriano, P. G. Pagliuso
We report the evolution of the magnetic properties of Ce 2Rh 1−xIr xIn 8−yCd y single crystals. In particular, for Ce 2Rh 0.5Ir 0.5In 8 (T N = 2.0 K) and Ce 2Rh 0.5Ir 0.5In 7.79Cd 0.21 (T N = 4.2 K), we have solved the magnetic structure of these compounds

Tuning the Crystalline Electric Field and Magnetic Anisotropy along the CeCuBi 2-x Sb x Series

October 20, 2020
G. S. Freitas, M. M. Piva, R. Grossi, C. B. Jesus, J. C. Souza, D. S. Christovam, Jr. Oliveira, Juscelino Leao, C. Adriano, Jeffrey W. Lynn, P. G. Pagliuso
We have performed X-ray powder diffraction, magnetization, electrical resistivity, heat capacity and inelastic neutron scattering (INS) to investigate the physical properties of the intermetallic series of compounds CeCuBi 2−xSb x. These compounds

Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Stoichiometric CeAuBi 2

June 18, 2020
M. M. Piva, R. Tartaglia, G. S. Freitas, J. C. Souza, D. S. Christovam, S. M. Thomas, Juscelino Leao, William D. Ratcliff, Jeffrey W. Lynn, C. Lane, J.-X Zhu, J. D. Thompson, P. F. S. Rosa, C. Adriano, E. Granado, P. G. Pagliuso
We report the electronic and magnetic properties of stoichiometric CeAuBi 2 single crystals. At ambient pressure, CeAuBi 2 orders antiferromagnetically below a Neel temperature (T N ) of 19 K. Neutron diffraction experiments revealed an antiferromagnetic

Effect of Flexibility and Nanotriboelectrification on the Dynamic Reversibility of Water Intrusion into Nanopores: Pressure-Transmitting Fluid with Frequency-Depending Dissipation Capability

October 30, 2019
Alexander Lowe, Nikolay Tsyrin, Miroslaw Chorazewski, Pawel Zajdel, Michal Mierzwa, Juscelino Leao, Markus Bleuel, Tong Feng, Dong Luo, Mian Li, Dan Li, Victor Stoudenets, Sebastian Pawlus, Abdessamad Faik, Yaroslav Grosu
In this work the effect of a porous material´s flexibility on the dynamic reversibility of a non-wetting liquid intrusion was explored experimentally. For this purpose, high-pressure water intrusion together with high-pressure in-situ small angle neutron

Spin Rotation Induced by Applied Pressure in Cd-Doped Ce 2 RhIn 8 Intermetallic Compound

October 21, 2019
D. S. Christovam, C. Giles, L. Mendonca-Ferreira, Juscelino Leao, William D. Ratcliff, Jeffrey W. Lynn, S. Ramos, E. N. Hering, H. Hidaka, E. Baggio-Saitovich, Z. Fisk, P. G. Pagliuso, C. Adriano
The pressure evolution of the magnetic properties of the Ce 2RhIn 7.79Cd 0.21 heavy fermion compound was investigated by single crystal neutron magnetic diffraction and electrical resistivity experiments under applied pressure. From the neutron magnetic

Mechanical Control of Crystal Symmetry and Superconductivity in Weyl Semimetal MoTe 2

July 30, 2018
Colin A Heikes, I Lin NMN Liu, Tristin Metz, Christoper Eckberg, Paul Michael Neves, Yan Wu, Linda NMN Hung, Phil Piccoli, Huibo Cao, Juscelino Leao, Johnpierre Paglione, Taner Yildirim, Nicholas P. Butch, William D. Ratcliff
The concept of topological order applied to condensed matter systems has inspired extensive experimental and theoretical searches for novel types of quantum matter. Topological superconductivity, where a bulk superconducting state and non-trivial topology

Pressure Tuning of Collapse of Helimagnetic Structure in Au 2 Mn

November 27, 2017
I Lin NMN Liu, Maria J. Pascale, Juscelino Leao, Craig Brown, William D. Ratcliff, Qingzhen Huang, Nicholas Butch
We identify the phase boundary between spiral spin and ferromagnetic phases in Au 2Mn at a critical pressure of 16.4 kbar, as determined by neutron diffraction, magnetization and magnetoresistance measurements. The temperature-dependent critical field at a

Gapped Excitations in the High-Pressure Antiferromagnetic Phase of URu 2 Si 2

May 31, 2017
T. J. Williams, H. Barath, Z. Yamani, Jose Rodriguez Rivera, Juscelino Leao, J. D. Garrett, G. M. Luke, W.J. L. Buyers, Collin L. Broholm
We report a neutron scattering study of the magnetic excitation spectrum in each of the three temperature and pressure phases of URu 2Si 2. We find qualitatively similar excitations throughout the (H0L)scattering plane in the hidden order and large moment

A New Experiment for Determining Evaporation and Condensation Coefficients of Cryogenic Propellants

March 1, 2016
Kishan Bellur, E F. Medici, M Kulshreshtha, V Konduru, D Tyrewala, A Tamilarasan, J McQuillen, Juscelino Leao, Daniel S. Hussey, David L. Jacobson, Julia Scherschligt, J Hermanson, C Choi, J Allen
Passive and active technologies have been used to control propellant boil-o , but the current state of understanding of cryogenic evaporation and condensation in microgravity is insucient for designing large cryogenic depots critical to the long-term