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Hydrazine modified g-C3N4 with enhanced photocatalytic activity for degradation of indigo carmine

K Valencia, A Hernández-Gordillo, M Méndez-Galván, D Morett, SE Rodil
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 150, 106900
Increasing the H2 production rate of ZnS (en) x hybrid and ZnS film by photoexfoliation process

L Cerezo, K Valencia, A Hernández-Gordillo, M Bizarro, P Acevedo-Peña, …
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Development and characterization of sealed anodizing as a corrosion protection for AA2024-T3 in saline media

A Covelo, S Rodil, XR Nóvoa, M Hernández
Materials Today Communications 31, 103468
Ozone as an alternative decontamination process for N95 facemask and biosafety gowns

G Ibáñez-Cervantes, GE Lugo-Zamudio, C Cruz-Cruz, EM Durán-Manuel, …
Materials Letters 311, 131554
Cathodic Arc Evaporation of Self-Lubricating TiSiVN Coatings

J Restrepo, G Mondragon-Rodriguez, JM Gonzalez-Carmona, …
Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 31 (3), 1857-1869
Surface Functionalization of Mesoporous Co3O4 and MnOx with Sodium for the Soot Oxidation Reaction

JC Medina, O Miguel-Lopez, SE Rodil, R Zanella
Topics in Catalysis, 1-13
AlCrVN coatings deposited by cathodic arc: Friction and wear properties evaluated using reciprocating sliding test

A Delgado, O Garcia-Zarco, J Restrepo, SE Rodil
Surface and Coatings Technology, 128140
Synergistic photocatalytic effect of BiOBr–BiOI heterojunctions due to appropriate layer stacking

JA Arana-Trenado, D Ramírez-Ortega, A Serrano-Lázaro, …
Dalton Transactions 51 (6), 2413-2427


Cathodic Arc Evaporation of Self-Lubricating TiSiVN Coatings

J Restrepo, G Mondragon-Rodriguez, JM Gonzalez-Carmona, …
Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 1-13
Biocide effect against SARS-CoV-2 and ESKAPE pathogens of a noncytotoxic silver-copper nanofilm

JM Bello-Lopez, P Silva-Bermudez, G Prado-Prone, A Martínez, …
Biomedical Materials
Biocompatibility and electrochemical evaluation of ZrO2 thin films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering on MgZnCa alloy

B Millán-Ramos, D Morquecho-Marín, P Silva-Bermudez, …
Journal of Magnesium and Alloys
Structural and electrochemical characterization of sulfonated styrene-divinyl benzene/Bismuth-Tin electrodes

O Suarez, JJ Olaya, SE Rodil
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 126975
Effects of Atomic Ordering of Zirconium Oxide Nanomodification on Stem Cell Differentiation

R Olivares-Navarrete, P Silva-Bermudez, A Almaguer-Flores, SE Rodil
Materials Letters: X, 100080
Bismuth subsalicylate incorporated in polycaprolactone-gelatin membranes by electrospinning to prevent bacterial colonization

X Vidal-Gutiérrez, G Prado-Prone, SE Rodil, C Velasquillo, C Ibarra, …
Biomedical Materials

Microparticles of α-Bi 2 O 3 Obtained from Bismuth Basic Nitrate [Bi 6 O 6 (OH) 2 (NO 3) 4· 2H 2 O] with Photocatalytic Properties

VG Karen, A Hernández-Gordillo, S Oros-Ruiz, SE Rodil
Topics in Catalysis 64 (1), 121-130
Interpretation of the Raman spectra of bismuth oxide thin films presenting different crystallographic phases

O Depablos-Rivera, A Martínez, SE Rodil
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 853, 157245
Characterization of Ti electrodes electrophoretically coated with IrO2-Ta2O5 films with different Ir: Ta molar ratios

RA Herrada, SE Rodil, S Sepúlveda-Guzmán, J Manríquez, KS Exner, …
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 862, 158015


Evaluation of the photocatalytic activity of copper doped TiO2 nanoparticles for the purification and/or disinfection of industrial effluents, 

G Pedroza-Herrera, IE Medina-Ramírez, JA Lozano-Álvarez, SE Rodil,

Catalysis Today 341, 37-48, 2020

Dependence of the photoactivity of CdS prepared in butanol-ethylenediamine mixture in function of different sacrificial electron donors, 

Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Ana B Ramos, Próspero Acevedo-Peña, Pravin Jagdale, Alberto Tagliaferro, Sandra E Rodil

Catalysis Today 341, 59-70, 2020

Antibacterial composite membranes of PCL/gelatin loaded with ZnO nanoparticles for guided tissue regeneration,   

Gina Prado-Prone, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Masoomeh Bazzar, Maria Letizia Focarete, Sandra E Rodil, Ximena Vidal-Gutiérrez, Jorge A García-Macedo, Victor I García-Pérez, Cristina Velasquillo, Argelia Almaguer-Flores

Biomedical Materials 15 (3), 035006, 2020

Synthesis of CeO2/Co3O4 catalyst with a remarkable performance for soot oxidation reaction, 

JC Medina, SE RODIL, R Zanella

Catalysis Science & Technology 10 (3), 853-863, 2020
David Ramírez-Ortega, Ana B Ramos, Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Rodolfo Zanella, Sandra E Rodil
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 45 (55), 30496-30510, 2020
Unexpected cytotoxicity of TiO2-coated magnesium alloys

Daniela Morquecho-Marín, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Benjamín Millán-Ramos, José Victoria-Hernández, Dietmar Letzig, David Ramírez-Ortega, Osmary Depablos-Rivera, Julieta García-López, Cecilia C Barrera-Ortega, Sandra E Rodil
Materials Letters 276, 128236, 2020
Microparticles of α-Bi 2 O 3 Obtained from Bismuth Basic Nitrate [Bi 6 O 6 (OH) 2 (NO 3) 4· 2H 2 O] with Photocatalytic Properties

VG Karen, A Hernández-Gordillo, S Oros-Ruiz, SE Rodil
Topics in Catalysis, 1-10, 2020
Structural stabilization and ionic conductivity of bismuth niobium oxide films with fluorite-like structure

O Depablos-Rivera, SE Rodil
Materials Letters 267, 127540, 2020
A Almaguer-Flores, P Silva-Bermúdez, SE Rodil
Nanostructured Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine, 81-137, 2020


Evaluation and correlation of electrochemical and mechanical properties of PVA/SA nanofibres

A Covelo, S Rodil, EO López‐Villegas, CA Álvarez, M Hernandez
Surface and Interface Analysis 52 (12), 1128-1133


  1. Amin Bahrami, Cesar F Onofre Carrasco, Arturo Delgado Cardona, Teodor Huminiuc, Tomas Polcar, Sandra E Rodil, Mechanical properties and microstructural stability of CuTa/Cu composite coatings, Surface and Coatings Technology 364 (2019) 22-31. FI: 2.961

  1. Structure, mechanical properties and corrosion resistance of amorphous Ti-Cr-O coatings, A Bahrami, A Delgado, C Onofre, S Muhl, SE Rodil, Surface and Coatings Technology 374, 2019, 690-699 FI: 2.961

  1. Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Monserrat Bizarro, Tanveer A Gadhi, Ana Martínez, Alberto Tagliaferro, Sandra E Rodil, Good practices for reporting the photocatalytic evaluation of a visible-light active semiconductor: Bi 2 O 3, a case study, Catalysis Science & Technology 9, 2019, 1476-1496. FI: 5.365!divAbstract

  1. O Depablos-Rivera, H Bouyanfif, A Zeinert, F Le Marrec, SE Rodil, Synthesis of Bi2SiO5 thin films by confocal dual magnetron sputtering-annealing route, Thin Solid Films FI: 1.91


  1. Laura S. Gómez-Velázquez, Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Matthew J. Robinson, Valerie J. Leppert, Sandra E. Rodil and Monserrat Bizarro, The bismuth oxyhalide family: thin film synthesis and periodic properties, Dalton Transactions 47, 12459-12467 (2018) FI: 4.099!divAbstract

  1. J Villanueva-Cab, P Olalde-Velasco, AC Romero, Z Zhuo, F Pan, SE Rodil, W Yang, U Pal, Photo-charging and Band gap Narrowing Effects on the Performance of Plasmonic Photo-electrodes in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10(37) 31374-31383 (2018) FI:8.097

  1. A Hernández-Gordillo, L Vazquez, J Ramos, M Bizarro, SE Rodil, The role of the molar ratio of (HNO3/Bi3+) on the formation and morphology of α-Bi2O3 microrods with photocatalytic properties, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 86 (2018) 93-100. FI:2.593

  1. Silvia B Brachetti-Sibaja, Miguel A Domínguez-Crespo, Aidé M Torres-Huerta, Sandra E Rodil-Posada, Ana B López-Oyama, David S García-Zaleta, Edgar Onofre-Bustamante, Fabrication of Sputtered Ce/La, La/Ce Oxide Bilayers on AA6061 and AA7075 Aluminum Alloys for the Development of Corrosion Protective Coatings, Materials 11 (7) (2018) 1114 (27pgs) FI: 2.467

  1. Gina Prado-Prone, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Argelia Almaguer-Flores, Jorge A García-Macedo, Victor I García, Sandra E Rodil, Clemente Ibarra, Cristina Velasquillo, Enhanced antibacterial nanocomposite mats by coaxial electrospinning of polycaprolactone fibers loaded with Zn-based nanoparticles, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 14 (5) (2018) 1695-1706. FI: 6.5

  1. R Mirabal-Rojas, SE Rodil, G Ramirez, T Polcar, E Camps, A Erdemir, Effect of the addition of Si into V2O5 coatings: Structure and tribo-mechanical properties, Surface and Coatings Technology 349 (2018) 111-118 FI: 2.906

  1. Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Próspero Acevedo-Peña, Monserrat Bizarro, Sandra E Rodil, Ricardo Gómez, Photoreduction of 4-Nitrophenol in the presence of carboxylic acid using CdS nanofibers, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 1-11 (2018) FI: 2.019

  1. O DepablosRivera, A Zeinert, SE Rodil, Synthesis and Optical Properties of Different Bismuth Niobate Films Grown by Dual Magnetron Co‐Sputtering, Advanced Engineering Materials, 1800269 FI: 2.576

  1. R Jaimes‐Ramírez, A Covelo, SE Rodil, P Corona‐Lira, AC Ramírez‐Reivich, M Hernández, Development and characterization of hydrophobic anodized aluminum layer to act as a long‐lasting protective film in corrosion, Surface and Interface Analysis 2018 FI: 1.263

  1. JC Medina, NS Portillo-Vélez, M Bizarro, A Hernández-Gordillo, SE Rodil, Synergistic effect of supported ZnO/Bi2O3 heterojunctions for photocatalysis under visible light, Dyes and Pigments 153, 106-116 (2018) FI: 3.473

  1. Amin Bahrami, Jonatán Pérez Álvarez, Osmary Depablos‐Rivera, Roberto Mirabal‐Rojas, Agustin Ruíz‐Ramírez, Stephen Muhl, Sandra E Rodil, Compositional and Tribo‐Mechanical Characterization of Ti‐Ta Coatings Prepared by Confocal Dual Magnetron Co‐Sputtering, Advanced Engineering Materials 20 (3), 1700687 (2018) FI: 2.576,

  1. Karen Valencia, Alejandro López, Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Rodolfo Zanella, Sandra E Rodil, Stabilized β-Bi2O3 nanoparticles from (BiO) 4CO3 (OH) 2 precursor and their photocatalytic properties under blue light, Ceramics International 44 (18), 22329-22338 (2018) FI: 3.057

  1. Verónica Campos, Argelia Almaguer-Flores, Donaji Velasco-Aria, David Díaz, Sandra E. Rodil, Bismuth and Silver Nanoparticles as Antimicrobial Agent over Subgingival Bacterial and Nosocomial Strains, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering A 8 (4) (2018) 142-146.


  1. Celia L Gomez, Sandra E Rodil, High stability and ac-conductivity of cubic fluorite-Bi 2 O 3 films synthesized by magnetron sputtering, Solid State Ionics 309, 100-109 (2017) FI: 2.354.
  2. Tanveer A Gadhi, Laura S Gómez-Velázquez, Monserrat Bizarro, Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Alberto Tagliaferro, Sandra E Rodil, Evaluation of the photodiscoloration efficiency of β-Bi2O3 films deposited on different substrates by pneumatic spray pyrolysis, Thin Solid Films 638, 119-126 (2017) FI: 1.879.

  1. SB Brachetti-Sibaja, SE Rodil, MA Domínguez-Crespo, AM Torres-Huerta, E Rodríguez, AB López-Oyama, Optical properties of nanocrystalline La2O3 dielectric films deposited by radio frequency magnetron sputtering, Thin Solid Films 636, 615-621 (2017) FI: 1.879

  1. SE Rodil, O Garcia-Zarco, E Camps, H Estrada, M Lejeune, L Bourja, A Zeinert, Preferential orientation in bismuth thin films as a function of growth conditions, Thin Solid Films 636, 384-391(2017) FI: 1.879

  1. CC Barrera-Ortega, L Hoz-Rodríguez, H Arzate, A Fonseca-García, J Pérez-Alvarez, SE Rodil, Comparison of the osteogenic, adipogenic, chondrogenic and cementogenic differentiation potential of periodontal ligament cells cultured on different biomaterials, Materials Science and Engineering: C 76 1075-1084 (2017) FI: 3.05.

  1. Osmary Depablos-Rivera, Juan C Medina, Monserrat Bizarro, Ana Martínez, Andreas Zeinert, Sandra E Rodil, Synthesis and properties of Bi 5 Nb 3 O 15 thin films prepared by dual co-sputtering, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 695, 3704-3713 (2017) FI: 3.014.
  2. Phaedra SilvaBermudez, Argelia Almaguer‐Flores, Victor I Garcia, Rene Olivares‐Navarrete, Sandra E Rodil, Enhancing the osteoblastic differentiation through nanoscale surface modifications, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 105 (2), 498-509 (2017) FI: 3.263,


  1. Nasser Mohamed-Noriega, Moisés Hinojosa, Virgilio González, Sandra. Rodil, Polymer-based composite with outstanding mechanically tunable refractive index, Optical Materials 58, 18 (2016) FI: 2.26.
  2. Abril Fonseca-García, J Pérez-Alvarez, CC Barrera, JC Medina, A Almaguer-Flores, R Basurto Sánchez, Sandra E Rodil, The effect of simulated inflammatory conditions on the surface properties of titanium and stainless steel and their importance as biomaterials, Materials Science and Engineering: C 66 119-129 (2016) FI: 3.05.

  1. Tanveer A Gadhi, Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Monserrat Bizarro, Pravin Jagdale, Alberto Tagliaferro, Sandra E Rodil, Efficient α/β-Bi 2 O 3 composite for the sequential photodegradation of two-dyes mixture, Ceramics International 42 (11) 13065-13073 (2016) FI: 2.62.

  1. Juan C Medina, Monserrat Bizarro, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Mauro Giorcelli, Alberto Tagliaferro, Sandra E Rodil, Photocatalytic discoloration of methyl orange dye by δ-Bi 2 O 3 thin films, Thin Solid Films 612 72-81(2016) FI: 1.75.

  1. Roberto Mirabal-Rojas, Stephen Muhl, Sandra E Rodil, Enrique Camps, Michael Lejeune, Andreas Zeinert, Effect of the addition of Si into Nb2O5 coatings on their structural, optical, and mechanical properties, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 34 (4) 041518 (2016) FI: 0.61,
  2. Agileo Hernández-Gordillo, Juan C Medina, Monserrat Bizarro, Rodolfo Zanella, BM Monroy, Sandra E Rodil, Photocatalytic activity of enlarged microrods of α-Bi 2 O 3 produced using ethylenediamine-solvent, Ceramics International 42 (10) 11866 (2016) FI: 2.62.
  3. R Mirabal-Rojas, O Depablos-Rivera, SM Thalluri, JC Medina, M Bizarro, J Perez-Alvarez, SE Rodil, A Zeinert, Effect of the KOH chemical treatment on the optical and photocatalytic properties of BiVO4 thin films, Applied Physics A 122 (4) 1-8 (2016) FI: 1.23.

  1. Roberto Mirabal-Rojas, Osmary Depablos-Rivera, Celia L Gómez, Abril Fonseca-Garcia, Juan C Medina, Cecilia C Barrera-Ortega, Jonatan Pérez-Alvarez, Stephen Muhl, Enrique Camps, Sandra E Rodil, Reduction of the coefficient of friction of niobium nitride coatings by the addition of bismuth, Vacuum 125 146-153 (2016) FI: 1.68.

  1. JC Medina, M Bizarro, CL Gomez, O Depablos-Rivera, R Mirabal-Rojas, BM Monroy, A Fonseca-Garcia, J Perez-Alvarez, SE Rodil, Sputtered bismuth oxide thin films as a potential photocatalytic material, Catalysis Today 266 144-152 (2016) FI: 4.0.
  2. L Velasco, JJ Olaya, SE Rodil, Effect of Si addition on the structure and corrosion behavior of NbN thin films deposited by unbalanced magnetron sputtering, Applied Physics A 122 (2) 1-10 (2016) FI: 1.23,


  1. Mariela Flores-Castañeda, Alejandro L Vega-Jiménez, Argelia Almaguer-Flores, Enrique Camps, Mario Pérez, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Edgardo Berea, Sandra E Rodil, Antibacterial effect of bismuth subsalicylate nanoparticles synthesized by laser ablation, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17 (11) 1-13 (2015) FI: 1.75.

  1. FM Sánchez-Arévalo, IM Garnica-Palafox, P Jagdale, J Hernández-Cordero, SE Rodil, AO Okonkwo, FC Robles Hernandez, A Tagliaferro, Photomechanical response of composites based on PDMS and carbon soot nanoparticles under IR laser irradiation. Optical Materials Express 5(8) 1792-1805 (2015) FI: 2.77

  1. Argelia Almaguer-Flores, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Rey Galicia, Sandra E Rodil, Bacterial adhesion on amorphous and crystalline metal oxide coatings Materials Science and Engineering: C 57, 88-99 (2015) FI: 3.04

  1. Karen Barrera-Mota, Monserrat Bizarro, Micaela Castellino, Alberto Tagliaferro, Aracely Hernández, Sandra E Rodil, Spray deposited β-Bi 2 O 3 nanostructured films with visible photocatalytic activity for solar water treatment. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 14, 1110-1119 (2015) FI: 2.22!divAbstract

  1. SM Thalluri, R. Mirabal-Rojas, O. Depablos-Rivera, S Hernández, N Russo, SE Rodil, Chemical induced porosity on BiVO4 films produced by double magnetron sputtering to enhance the photo-electrochemical response. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17(27) 17821-17827 (2015) FI: 4.4!divAbstract

  1. Celia L Gomez, Osmary Depablos-Rivera, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Stephen Muhl, Andreas Zeinert, Michael Lejeune, Stephane Charvet, Pierre Barroy, Enrique Camps, Sandra E Rodil, Opto-electronic properties of bismuth oxide films presenting different crystallographic phases. Thin Solid Films 578 (2015) 103-112. FI:1.849

  1. Rene Olivares-Navarrete, Sandra E Rodil, Sharon L Hyzy, Ginger R Dunn, Argelia Almaguer-Flores, Zvi Schwartz, Barbara D Boyan, Role of integrin subunits in mesenchymal stem cell differentiation and osteoblast maturation on graphitic carbon-coated microstructured surfaces. Biomaterials 51 (2015) 69-79. FI: 8.1


  1. SB Brachetti-Sibaja, MA Domínguez-Crespo, SE Rodil, AM Torres-Huerta, Optimal conditions for the deposition of novel anticorrosive coatings by RF magnetron sputtering for aluminum alloy AA6082, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 615 (2014) S437-S443. FI: 2.390.

  1. I Zumeta-Dubé, Victor-Fabían Ruiz-Ruiz, David Diaz, Sandra Rodil-Posadas, Andreas Zeinert, TiO2 sensitization with Bi2S3 quantum dots: The inconvenience of Sodium Ions in the Deposition Procedure. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (22), 11495-11504 (2014). FI: 4.814

  1. M Figueroa, E García, S Muhl, S Rodil, Preliminary Tribological Study and Tool Life of Four Commercial Drills, Tribology Transactions 57 (4), 581-588 (2014). FI: 0.914.

  1. P Jagdale, M Castellino, F Marrec, SE Rodil, A Tagliaferro, Nano sized bismuth oxy chloride by metal organic chemical vapour deposition, Applied Surface Science 303, 250-254 (2014). FI: 2.112

  1. G Ramírez, D Oezer, M Rivera, SE Rodil, R Sanjinés, TaSiN nanocomposite thin films: Correlation between structure, chemical composition, and physical properties, Thin Solid Films 558, 104-111 (2014). FI: 1.604

  1. NM Figueiredo, F Vaz, L Cunha, SE Rodil, A Cavaleiro, Structural, chemical, optical and mechanical properties of Au doped AlN sputtered coatings, Surface and Coatings Technology 255, 130-139 (2014). FI: 1.941.

  1. Celia L Gomez, Osmary Depablos-Rivera, Juan C Medina, Phaedra Silva-Bermudez, Stephen Muhl, Andreas Zeinert, Sandra E Rodil, Stabilization of the delta-phase in Bi2O3 thin films, Solid State Ionics 255, 147-152 (2014). FI: 2.046


  1. B. Brachetti-Sibajaa, M. A. Domínguez-Crespo, S.E. Rodil, A. M. Torres-Huerta, Influence of Surface Pre-treatment on Electrochemical Properties of CeO2 Thin Films Deposited by R.F. Sputtering on AA7075 Aluminum Alloy, ECS Transactions, 47 (1) 157-166 (2013) Citas: 3. FI: 0.4.

  1. Silva-Bermudez, S.E. Rodil, An overview of protein adsorption on metal oxide coatings for biomedical implants, Surface & Coatings Technology 233 (2013) 147–158. Citas: 25. FI: 2.73.

  1. Silva-Bermudez, P., Muhl, S., Rodil S. E., A comparative study of fibrinogen adsorption onto metal oxide thin films, Applied Surface Science 282 , (2013) 351-362- FI: 2.4.

  1. Dagoberto Cardona, Enrique Camps, L. Escobar-Alarcón and Sandra E. Rodil, Influence of the ion energy on the structure of Bi and Fe2O3 thin films, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing 110 (4), 949-955 (2013) DOI: 10.1007/s00339-012-7218-6 FI: 1.63


  1. Oezer, G. Ramírez, S. E. Rodil and R. Sanjines, Electrical and optical properties of Ta-Si-N thin films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering, J. Appl. Phys. 112, 114302 (2012); doi: 10.1063/1.4766904. FI: 2.168

  1. R. Hernández-Socorro, Z. Montiel-González, S.E. Rodil-Posada, L. Flores-Morales,H. Cruz-Manjarrez, J.M. Hernández-Alcántara, L. Rodríguez-Fernández, Effect of 8 MeV Si Ions Irradiation and Thermal Annealing in ZnO Thin Films, Journal of Crystal Growth 354 (2012) 169–173. FI: 1.710.

  1. Calderon V., L. Escobar-Alarcón, Enrique Camps, S. Rodil, I. Betancourt, J. J. Olaya, Pulsed laser deposition and characterization of La1-xSrx MnO3, Materials Science in Semiconductor Engineering 15 (2012) 492-498,  FI: 0.753.
  2. N. Rojas, S. E. Rodil, Corrosion Behaviour of Amorphous Niobium Oxide Coatings, International Journal of Electrochemical Science 7 (2012) 1443-1458. FI:2.808.


  1. Silva-Bermudez, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, Albumin Adsorption on Oxide Thin Films studied by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry, Applied Surface Science 258(5) (2011) 1711-1718. FI:1.895.

  1. René Olivares-Navarrete, Jhon Jairo Olaya, Claudia Ramírez and Sandra Elizabeth Rodil, Biocompatibility of Niobium Coatings, Coatings 1(2011) 72-87; doi:10.3390/coatings1010072. Open Access no FI.

  1. Montiel-González, S.E. Rodil, S. Muhl, A. Mendoza-Galván, L. Rodríguez-Fernández, Amorphous Carbon Gold Nanocomposite Thin Films: Structural and Spectro-ellipsometric Analysis, Thin Solid Films 519 (2011) 5924-5932. FI: 2.023

  1. Ramírez , S.E. Rodil, H. Arzate, S. Muhl, J. J. Olaya, Niobium Based Coatings for Dental Implants, Applied Surface Science 257 (2011) 2555-2559.Citas: 8. FI: 1.895


  1. Ramírez , S.E. Rodil, S. Muhl, D. Turcio-Ortega, J.J. Olaya, M. Rivera, E. Camps, L. Escobar-Alarcón, Amorphous niobium oxide thin films, Journal of non-crystalline Solids 356 (50-51) (2010) 2714-2721. FI: 1.576.
  2. Miguel Antonio Dominguez, Aide Torres; Sandra Rodil; Beatriz Brachetti; Wencel de la Cruz, XPS and EIS studies of sputtered Al-Ce films formed on AA6061aluminun alloy in 3.5% NaCl, Journal Of Applied Electrohemistry 40-3(2010) 639-651. FI: 1.496.
  3. Almaguer-Flores, L. A. Ximénez-Fyvie, S. E. Rodil, Oral Bacterial Adhesion on Amorphous Carbon and Titanium Films: Effect of Surface Roughness and Culture Media, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 92 (2010) 196-204. FI: 2.22.


  1. J. Olaya, D. Marulanda, S.E. Rodil, B. Bhushan, Mechanical properties of metallic nitrate deposits with UBM: efficient technology and environmentally clean. Revista Mexicana de Física 55(6) (2009) 425-431. FI: 0.321.
  2. Turcio-Ortega, SE Rodil, S Muhl, Corrosion behavior of amorphous carbon deposit in 0.89% NaCl by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Diamond And Related Materials 18(11) (2009) 1360-1368. FI: 1.906.
  3. Garcia-Zarco, S. E. Rodil, M. A. Camacho-López, Deposition of amorphous carbon-silver composites, Thin Solid Films 518 (2009) 1493-1497. FI: 2.023..
  4. A. Domínguez-Crespo, S. E. Rodil, A. M. Torres-Huerta, E. Ramírez-Meneses, G. Suárez-Velázquez, Structural and electrochemical performance of sputtered Al-Ce films on AA6061 aluminium alloy substrates, Surface and Coatings technology 204 (2009) 571-579. FI: 2.294.
  5. M A Domínguez-Crespo, A. M. Torres-Huerta, S. E. Rodil, E. Ramírez-Meneses, G. G. Suárez-Velázquez, M. A. Hérmamdez-Pérez, Effective corrosion protection of AA6061 aluminium alloy by sputtered Al-Ce coatings. Electrochimica acta 55 (2009) 498-503. FI: 3.853.
  6. A. Domínguez-Crespo, E. Onofre-Bustamante, A.M. Torres-Huerta, F.J. Rodríguez-Gómez, S.E. Rodil, And A. Flores-Vela. Synthesis and Characterization of Chromate Conversion Coatings on GALVALUME and Galvanized Steel Substrates. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. 40A (2009) 1631- 1644. FI: 1.721.
  7. A Almaguer-Flores, R Olivares-Navarrete, A Lechuga-Bernal, LA Ximenez-Fyvie, SE Rodil, Oral bacterial adhesion on amorphous carbon films, Diamond and Related Materials 18(9) (2009) 1179-1185. FI: 1.906.
  8. López, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, The preparation of permalloy 80/20 thin films using a pulsed DC discharge in a hollow cathode. Vacuum 83 (2009) 819-823. FI:1.033.


  1. J. Olaya, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, Comparative study of niobium nitride coatings deposited by unbalanced and balanced magnetron sputtering. Thin Solid Films 516 (23) 8319-8326 (2008). FI: 2.032
  2. J. Olaya, L. Huerta, S. E. Rodil, R. Escamilla, Superconducting Niobium Nitride films deposited by unbalanced magnetron sputtering. Thin Solid Films 516 (23), 8768-8773 (2008). FI: 2.032
  3. Alibart, O. Durand-Drouhin, M. Benlahsen, S. Muhl, S. E. Rodil, E. Camps, L. Escobar-Alarcón. Comparison and Semiconductor Properties of Nitrogen doped Carbon Thin films grown by different techniques. Applied Surface Science 254, 5564- 5568(2008). FI: 1.895
  4. Alibart, O. Durand Drouhin, M. Lejeune,m M. Benlahsen, S. E. Rodil, E. Camps, Evolution of the opto-electronic properties of amorphous carbon films as a function of nitrogen incorporation, Diamond and Related Materials 17, 925-930 (2008). FI: 1.906.
  5. Turcio-Ortega, S. E. Rodil, S Muhl, Electrochemical behavior of Titanium thin films obtained by magnetron Sputtering. Materials Science (Medziagotyra) 14, 15-19 (2008). FI: 0.404.


  1. Olivares, S. E. Rodil, H Arzate, Osteoinduction properties of graphite-like amorphous carbon film evaluated in vitro. Diamond and Related Materials 16, 1858-1867 (2007). FI: 1.906.
  2. Escobar-Alarcón, A. Arrieta, E. Camps, S. Muhl, S. Rodil, M. A. Camacho-López, An alternative procedure for the determination of the optical band gap and thickness in amorphous carbon nitride thin films. Applied Surface Science 254, 412-415 (2007). FI: 1.895.
  3. E. Rodil, J. J. Olaya, S. Muhl, B. Bhushan, G. Wei. The influence of the magnetic field configuration on plasma parameters and microstructure of niobium nitride film. Surface and Coatings Technology 201, 6117-6121 (2007). FI: 2.294.
  4. J. Olaya, G. Wei, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl. B. Bhushan, Influence of the ion-atom flux ratio on the mechanical properties of chromium nitride thin films. Vacuum 81, 610-618 (2007). FI: 1.033.


  1. E. Rodil, Status of technology of carbon nitride films: Challenges and Opportunities. Surface Engineering 22, 321-324 (2006). FI: 0.448.
  2. E. Rodil, J. J. Olaya. Unbalanced magnetic field configuration: Plasma and Film Properties. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 18, S1703-S1719 (2006)..FI: 2.332
  3. E. Rodil, C. Ramírez, R. Olivares, H. Arzate, J. Reyes-Gasga, C. Magaña. Osteoblasts attachment on amorphous carbon films. Diamond and Related Materials 15, 1300-1309 (2006). FI: 1.906.
  4. J. Olaya, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, L. Huerta. Influence of the Energy parameter on the microstructure of Chromium Nitride Coatings. Surface and Coating Technology 200, 5743-5750 (2006). FI: 2.294.
  5. J. F. Flores, J.J. Olaya, R. Colás, S.E. Rodil, B. S. Valdez, I. G. Fuente, Corrosion behaviour of TaN thin PVD films on Steels, Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology 41, 1-9 (2006). FI: 0.495.


  1. Fanchini, P. Mandracci, A. Tagliaferro, S. E. Rodil, A. Vomiero, GD Mea, Growth and characterization of polymeric amorphous carbon and carbon nitride films from propane, Diamond and Related Materials 14, 928-933 (2005). FI: 1.906.
  1. E. Rodil, Infrared Spectra of Amorphous carbon based materials, Diamond and Related Materials 14, 1262-1269 (2005). FI: 1.906.
  1. Muhl, F. Maya, S. Rodil, Camps GGE, L. Escobar-Alarcon, M. Espinosa-Pesqueira, High Current pulsed arc preparation of carbon and carbon-based metal-carbon nanoparticles, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 7, 231-236 (2005). FI: 0.412.


  1. E. Rodil, R. Olivares, H. Arzate. In-vitro Cytotoxicity of Amorphous Carbon Film. Biomedical Materials and Engineering 15, 101-112 (2005). FI: 1.026.


  1. J. Olaya, S. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, E. Sánchez. Comparative study of Chromium nitride coatings deposited by unbalanced and balanced magnetron sputtering. Thin Solid films 474, 119-126 (2005). FI: 2.023.




  1. Linss, S. E. Rodil, P. Reinke, M. G. Garnier, P. Oelhafen, U. Kreissig, F. Richter, Bonding characteristics of DC magnetron sputtered B-C-N thin films investigated by FTIR and XPS. Thin Solid Films 467, 76-87 (2004). FI: 2.023.
  2. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, Deposition of ta-C:N:H as function of experimental parameters. Surface Engineering 20, 17-24 (2004). FI:0.633.
  3. E. Rodil, S. Muhl. Bonding in amorphous carbon nitride, Diamond and Related Materials 13, 1521-1531 (2004). FI: 1.906.
  4. Olivares, S. E. Rodil, H. Arzate. In vitro studies of the biomineralization in amorphous carbon films. Surface and Coating Technology 177-178, 758-764 (2004). FI: 2.294.


  1. Muhl. F. Maya, S. Rodil, E. Camps, M. Villagrán, A. García. Studies of pulsed high-current arcs used to prepare carbon films. Thin Solid Films 433, 50-56 (2003). FI: 2.023.
  2. J. Keeble, K. M. Robb, G. M. Smith, H. El Mkami, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson. Paramagnetic defects in hydrogenated amorphous carbon powders. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 15, 7463-7468 (2003). FI: 2.332.
  3. Olea-Cardoso, E. Camps, L. Escobar-Alarcón, S. Muhl, S. E. Rodil, M. A. Camacho-López, E. Haro-Poniatowski. a-C thin film deposition by laser ablation. Thin Solid Films 433, 27-33 (2003). FI: 2.023.
  4. E. Rodil, S. Muhl, S. Maca, A. C. Ferrari. Optical gap in Carbon nitride films. Thin Solid Films 433, 119-125 (2003). FI: 2.023.
  1. C. Ferrari, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson. Resonant Raman spectra of amorphous carbon nitride: The G peak dispersion. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 905-910 (2003). FI: 1.906.
  • E. Rodil, R. Olivares, H. Arzate, S. Muhl. Properties of carbon films and their biocompatibility using in-vitro tests. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 931-937 (2003). FI:1.906.
  • E. Rodil, W. Beyer, J. Robertson, W. I. Milne. Gas Evolution studies for structural characterization of hydrogenated carbon nitride samples, Diamond and Related Materials 12, 921-926 (2003). FI: 1.906.
  • C. Ferrari, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson. Interpretation of Infrared and Raman spectra of amorphous carbon nitrides, Physics Review B 67, 155306-1 – 155306-20 (2003). FI: 3.772.


  • E. Rodil, A. C. Ferrari, J. Robertson and S. Muhl. Infrared Spectra of Carbon Nitride Films, Thin Solid Films 420-421, 122-131 (2002). FI: 2.023.
  • C. Ferrari, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson, W. I. Milne. Is stress necessary to stabilize sp3 bonding in Diamond-Like carbon? Diamond and Related Materials 11, 994-999 (2002). Erratum Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1439 (2003). FI: 1.906.
  • B. K. Teo, A. C. Ferrari, S. E. Rodil, J. Yuan, J. T. H. Tsai, J. Robertson, W. I. Milne, G. Franchini, A. Tagliaferro and E. Laurenti. Highest Optical gap tetrahedral amorphous carbon. Diamond and Related Materials 11, 1086-1090 (2002). Erratum Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1438 (2003). FI: 1.906.


  • Ilie, A. C. Ferrari, T. Yagi, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson, E. Barborini and P. Milani. Role of sp2 phase in field emission from nanostructures carbons. Journal of Applied Physics 90, 2024-2032 (2001). FI: 2.201.
  • A. Morrison, S. E. Rodil, J. Robertson and W. I. Milne. Chemical Sputtering of ta-C: Implications for the deposition of carbon nitride. Journal of Applied Physics 89, 5754-5759 (2001). FI: 2.201.
  • E. Rodil, A. C. Ferrari, J. Robertson and W. I. Milne. Raman and infra-red modes of hydrogenated amorphous carbon nitride. Journal of Applied Physics 89, 5425-5430 (2001). FI:2.201.
  • B. K. Teo, S. E. Rodil, J. T. H. Tsai, A. C. Ferari, W. I. Milne and J. Robertson. Effect of graphitic inclusions on the optical gap of tetrahedral amorphous carbon films prepared by filtered cathodic vacuum arc. Journal of Applied Physics 89, 3706-3710 (2001). FI:2.201.
  • Kleinsorge, S. E. Rodil, G. Adamopoulos, J. Robertson, D. Grambole and W. Fukarek. Hydrogen and disorder in diamond-like carbon. Diamond and Related Materials 10, 965-969 (2001). FI: 1.906.
  • E. Rodil, W. I. Milne, J. Robertson and L. M. Brown. Dual ion plasma-beam source used to maximized sp3 C-C bonds in carbon nitride, Diamond and Related Materials 10, 1125-1131 (2001). FI:1.906.


  • C. Ferrari, A. Libassi, B. K. Tañer, V. Stolojan, L. M. Brown, S. E. Rodil, B. Kleinsorge and J. Robertson. Density, sp3 fraction and cross-sectional structure of amorphous carbon films determined by x-ray reflectivity and electron energy-loss spectroscopy. Physics ReviewB 62, 11089-11103 (2000). FI:3.772.
  • E. Rodil, W. I. Milne, J. Robertson and L. M. Brown. Maximised sp3bonding in carbon nitride phases, Applied Physics Letters 77, 1458-1460 (2000). FI: 3.845.


  • Rodil, N. A. Morrison, W. I. Milne, J. Robertson, V. Stolojan and D. N. Jayawardane. Deposition of carbon nitride films using an electron cyclotron wave resonance plasma source. Diamond and Related Materials 9, 524-529 (2000). FI: 1.906.




  • E. Rodil, N. A. Morrison, J. Robertson and W. I. Milne. Nitrogen incorporation into tetrahedral hydrogenated amorphous carbon. Physics Status Solidi A 174, 25-37 (1999). FI: 1.472.
  • A. Morrison, S. E. Rodil, A. C. Ferrari, J. Robertson and W. I. Milne. High rate deposition of ta-C:H using an Electron Cyclotron Wave resonance plasma beam source. Thin Solid Films 337, 71-73 (1999). FI: 2.023.
  • A. Morrison, S. Muhl, S. E. Rodil, A. C. Ferrari, M. Nesladek, W. I. Milne and J. Robertson. The preparation, characterization and tribological properties of ta-C:H deposited using an electron cyclotron wave resonance plasma beam source. Physics Status Solidi. A 172, 79-90 (1999). FI:1.472.


  • Muhl, A. Gaona-Cuoto, J. M. Méndez, S. Rodil, G. González, A. Merkulov and R. Asomoza. Production and characterization of carbon nitride thin films produced by a graphite hollow cathode system. Thin Solid Films 308-309, 228 – 232 (1997) FI: 2.023.



  1. Barrera-Calva, J. C. Martínez-Flores, A. Ávila-García, S. Rodil, L. Huerta-Arcos, T. Viveros- García, Caracterización superficial de películas de óxidos de Co y Co-Fe. Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química 2 (2005). Citas: 0
  2. J Suarez, J.J Olaya and S. Rodil, The effect of operating conditions during plating on the Electrochemical behavior and morphology of trivalent Solution-derived chromium coatings, Revista Mexicana de Ingenieria Química Vol 12, N. 1 (2013) 129-141.

  1. J. Olaya, S. E. Rodil, G. I. Cubillos, Corrosion Resistance of Transition Metal Nitride Films Deposited by Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering, Corrosão e Protecção de Materiais 30 (2011) (1) 14-23. Open Access no FI.

  1. E. Rodil, Modificación superficial de Biomateriales metálicos, Revista Latinoamericana de Metalurgia y Materiales 29 (2009) 67-83. FI: 0.143
  2. John Jairo Olaya, Ulises Piratoba, Sandra Elizabeth Rodil, Resistencia a la corrosión de recubrimientos de CrN depositados por PVD con UBM: Tecnología eficiente y ambientalmente limpia, Revista Latinoamericana de Metalurgia y Materiales 31-1(2011)44-51. FI:0.143
  3. F. Ortiz, J. E. Alfonso, J. J. Olaya, S. E. Rodil, Producción y caracterización de recubrimientos de bismuto producidos con magnetrón desbalanceado pulsado, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. 37 (143): 245-251, (2013)

  • J. Suarez, J. J. Olaya, M.F Suarez, S. E.Rodil, Corrosion resistance of decorative chromium films obtained from trivalent chromium solutions, J. Chil. Chem. Soc., 57, Nº 1 (2012), 977-982.

  1. Jhon Olaya, Diana Marulanda, Sandra Rodil, Recubrimientos de nitruros metálicos depositados con UBM: tecnología eficiente y ambientalmente limpia, DYNA 164-77 (2010) 60-68. No FI.
  2. Jhon Olaya, Diana Marulanda, Sandra Rodil, Orientación preferencial en nitruros metálicos depositados con el sistema UBM, Ingeniería e Investigación 30-1 (2010) 125-129. No FI

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