Prof Victor Castaño

Director of Center

Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada

Apartado Postal 1-1010
Santiago de Queretaro
PH: 52 (442) 2340820
Email: [email protected]


Professor Castaño’s list of career achievements is long and distinguished. He has published over 400 peer reviewed international papers. He has also been recognized by numerous national and international awards. In addition to this, he has attracted more media attention in Mexico than any other scientist through his discoveries and inventions which cover many different application areas.

Of particular note is his development of anti graffiti paint, which is an original nanotechnology and is currently being produced commercially.

Major Publications

Carbon nanotubes-polymer nanocomposites: the role of interfaces (artículo invitado de revisión)
C. Velasco, A.L. Martínez and V.M. Castaño
To be published in Comp. Interfaces (2004)

Ethylcyanoacrylate nanoparticles: the kinetics of polymerization and particle formation
R. Díaz, V.M. Castaño, A. Ganem, D. Quintanar and S. Rodríguez
Submitted to J. Phys. Chem. B (2004)

Mesogeneous catalysts: a new concept in nanotechnology
R. Rodriguez, R. Nava, T. Halatchev and V.M. Castaño
Macromolecular Rapid Comm. 25, 643 (2004)

Improvement of thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes composites through chemical functionalization
C. Velasco, A. L. Martínez, F. T. Fisher, R. Ruoff and V. M. Castaño
Chem. Mater. 15, 4470 (2003)

Nanoparticles-enhanced thermoluminescence in silica gels
D. Mendoza, C. Angeles, P. Salas, R. Rodríguez y V.M. Castaño
Nanotechnology 14, L19 (2003)

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