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28 July 2010

On the role of individual metal oxide nanowires in the scaling down of chemical sensors”, has been recognised as one of the 11 Spanish articles accepted by the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) that were most cited in 2009

PCPPThe article “On the role of individual metal oxide nanowires in the scaling down of chemical sensors”, co-authored by Dr Francisco Hernández and professor Joan Ramon Morante, has been recognised as one of the 11 Spanish articles accepted by the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) that were most cited in 2009. It will therefore be freely available in July 2010.

The PCCP is a prestigious international journal published by the Royal Society of Chemistry that currently has an impact factor of 4,114, thus placing it third in the field of atomic, molecular and chemical physics on the JCR (Journal Citation Report) index.

 
 
02 July 2010

The article “Synthesis and Applications of One-dimensional Semiconductors” has been one of the 25 most-visited articles in the magazine Progress in Materials Science during the first quarter of 2010.

L’article “Synthesis and applications of one-dimensional semiconductors” és un dels 25 més visitats en la revista “Progress in Materials Science” al llarg del primer trimestre del 2010.

Dr. Francisco Hernandez, Researcher of the Advanced Materials for Energy Area at IREC, participated on the publication, which is a review on the state of the art in the synthesis and applications of one-dimensional semiconductors.Progress in Materials Science is one of the most prestigious journals in materials science and it is the third most-cited journal in this field, according to the index of the JCR, Journal Citation Reports.

  
 
 
01 June 2010

IREC participates as an expert representing Spain in a project on zero energy buildings conducted by the International Energy Agency

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The project will be led by Dr. Jaume Salon, group leader in thermal energy and building at IREC and one of the leading experts in Spain in the field of energy efficiency

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 – The Catalan Institute for Energy Research (IREC) is participating as a national expert representing Spain in the project "Towards Net Zero Energy Solar Buildings" promoted by the International Energy Agency (IEA).


 
 
21 May 2010

The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) adds four new members to its board

Fundació Repsol, Enagás, Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) and Alstom Wind join the board’s current ten members. The signing ceremony to add the new members to the board was presided over by the regional minister of Economy and Finances, Antoni Castells.

Friday, May 21, 2010 - The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has added the companies Fundació Repsol, Enagás, Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) and Alstom Wind to its board in a ceremony presided over by the regional minister of Economy and Finances, Antoni Castells.