Dr. Ricardo Mallavia Marín

Department: Instituto de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación en Biotecnología Sanitaria de Elche (IDiBE) /

Design of polyfluorene in molecular recognizement group

Phone: +34 966 658 941

Email: r.mallavia@umh.es

Current Position: Professor of Inorganic Chemistry,  Universidad Miguel Hernández (Catedrático).

Research Fields

  • Synthesis and characterization of conjugated polyfluorenes, with particular interest to potential applications in biological applications, as sensors and, also in photonics and optoelectronics devices.

Representative Publications

  • Stabilization of neutral polyfluorene in aqueous solution through their interaction with phospholipids and sol-gel encapsulationMallavia, R., Martínez-Tomé, M.J., Vázquez-Guilló, R., Kahveci, Z., Estepa, A., Mateo, C.R. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2013, 5 (8), 2952-2958.

  • Novel electrospun luminescent nanofibers from cationic polyfluorene/cellulose acetate blend. Vázquez-Guilló, R., Calero, A., Valente, A.J.M., Burrows, H.D., Reyes Mateo, C., Mallavia, R. Cellulose, 2013, 20 (1), 169-177.

  • Use of the conjugated polyelectrolyte poly{[9,9-bis(6′- N, N, N-trimethylammonium)-hexyl]fluorene-phenylene} bromide (HTMA-PFP) as a fluorescent membrane marker, Kahveci, Z., Martínez-Tomé, M.J., Mallavia, R., Mateo, C.R. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (6), 1990-1998.

  • Synthesis of a new fluorescent conjugated polymer microsphere for chemical sensing in aqueous media. A. Salinas-Castillo, M. Camprubi-Robles and R. Mallavia. Chemical Communications 2010. 46 (8), 1263-1265.

  • Progress in the synthesis of poly-(2,7-fluoren-alt-1,4-phenylene), PFP, via Suzuki coupling. R. Molina, S. Gomez-Ruiz, F. Montilla, A. Salinas-Castillo, S. Fernandez-Arroyo, M. Ramos, V. Micol and R. Mallavia. Macromolecules. 2009. 42 (15), 5471-5477.