Publications

2019

Giovanni Spinelli, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Ivanka Petrova-Doycheva, Dzhihan Menseidov, Vladimir Georgiev, Rosa Di Maio, Clara Silvestre
Effects of Filament Extrusion, 3D Printing and Hot-Pressing on Electrical and Tensile Properties of Poly(Lactic) Acid Composites Filled with Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Nanomaterials 2020, 10(1), 35
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10010035

A.V.Kukhta, P.P.Kuzhir, S.A.Maksimenko, S.A.Vorobyova, I.N.Kukhta, A.E.Pochtenny, M.I.Taoubi, S.Bistarelli, S.Bellucci
Alignment of polymer based magnetic composites in magnetic field
Progress in Organic Coatings, 137 (2019), 105366
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.porgcoat.2019.105366

Xinpeng Gan, Jinzhi Wang, Zhanhua Wang, Zhuo Zheng, Marino Lavorgna, Alfredo Ronca, Guoxia Fei, Hesheng Xia
Simultaneous realization of conductive segregation network microstructure and minimal surface porous macrostructure by SLS 3D printing
Materials & Design, 2019, 178, 107874
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2019.107874 

Shaohong Shi, Yinghong Chen, Jingjing Jing, Lu Yang
Preparation And 3D-Printing Of Highly Conductive Polylactic Acid/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites Via Local Enrichment Strategy
RSC Advances, in press, doi: 10.1039/c9ra05684j
Open Access Publication: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2019/RA/C9RA05684J#!divAbstract 

R. Sela, D. Bychanok, N. Naveh, V. Ksenevich , P. Kuzhir
Electromagnetic express non-invasive test of chloroprene rubber after long-term ultraviolet, oil immersion and thermal degradation
2019 Mater. Res. Express 6 075327
https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab1574

Artyom Plyushch, Jan Macutkevic, Sarunas Svirskas, Juras Banys, Valentina Plausinaitiene, Dzmitry Bychanok, Sergey Maksimenko, Algirdas Selskis, Aliaksei Sokal, Konstantin N. Lapko, Polina P. Kuzhir
Silicon carbide / phosphate ceramics composite for electromagnetic shielding applications: whiskers vs particles
Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 183105 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5093421 

Giovanni Spinelli, Patrizia Lamberti, Vincenzo Tucci, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Dzhihan Menseidov, Carlo Naddeo, Vittorio Romano, Liberata Guadagno, Renata Adami, Darya Meisak, Dzmitry Bychanok, Polina Kuzhir
Nanocarbon/Poly(Lactic) Acid for 3D Printing: Effect of Fillers Content on Electromagnetic and Thermal Properties
Materials, 2019, 12, 2369; doi:10.3390/ma12152369
Open Access Publication: https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/15/2369

Rumiana Kotsilkova, Ivanka Petrova-Doycheva, Dzhihan Menseidov, Evgeni Ivanov, Alesya Paddubskaya, Polina Kuzhir
Exploring thermal annealing and graphene-carbon nanotube additives to enhance crystallinity, thermal, electrical and tensile properties of aged poly (lactic) acid-based filament for 3D printing
Composites Science and Technology 181 (2019) 107712
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2019.107712

M. V. Shuba, D. I. Yuko, G. Gorokhov, D. Meisak, D. S. Bychanok, P. P. Kuzhir, S. A. Maksimenko, P. Angelova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova
Frequency and density dependencies of the electromagnetic parameters of carbon nanotube and graphene nanoplatelet based composites in the microwave and terahertz ranges
IOP Publishing, Mater. Res. Express 6 (2019) 095050
https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab2edf

K. G. Batrakov, N. I. Volynets, A. Paddubskaya, P. Kuzhir, M. S. Prete, O. Pulci, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, T. Kaplas, Y. Svirko
Stretching and Tunability of Graphene‐Based Passive Terahertz Components
Physica Status Solidi (B), 2019, 1800683
https://doi.org/10.1002/pssb.201800683

Gorokhov, G.; Bychanok, D.; Meisak, D.; Shlyk, I.; Liubimau, A.; Angelova, P.; Menseidov, C.; Ivanov, E.; Kotsilkova, R.; Casa, M.; Ciambelli, P.; Kuzhir, P.
Carbon nanotubes vs graphene nanoplatelets for 3D-printable composites
IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 503 012010
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/503/1/012010

Evgeni Ivanov, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Hesheng Xia, Yinghong Chen, Ricardo K. Donato, Katarzyna Donato, Anna Paula Godoy, Rosa Di Maio, Clara Silvestre, Sossio Cimmino, Verislav Angelov
PLA/Graphene/MWCNT Composites with Improved Electrical and Thermal Properties Suitable for FDM 3D Printing Applications
Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(6), 1209;
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/app9061209

Alfredo Ronca, Gennaro Rollo, Pierfrancesco Cerruti, Guoxia Fei, Xinpeng Gan, Giovanna G. Buonocore, Marino Lavorgna, Hesheng Xia, Clara Silvestre, Luigi Ambrosio
Selective Laser Sintering Fabricated Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Graphene Cellular Structures with Tailorable Properties and High Strain Sensitivity
Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(5), 864;
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/app9050864

Nicolas Reckinger, Marcello Casa, Jeroen E. Scheerder, Wout Keijers, Matthieu Paillet, Jean-Roch Huntzinger, Emile Haye, Alexandre Felten, Joris Van de Vondel, Maria Sarno, Luc Henrarda and Jean-François Colomera
Restoring self-limited growth of single-layer graphene on copper foil via backside coating
Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 5094-5101
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/C8NR09841G

Giovanni Spinelli; Patrizia Lamberti; Vincenzo Tucci; Radost Ivanova; Sonia Tabakova; Evgeni Ivanov; Rumiana Kotsilkova; Sossio Cimmino; Rosa Di Maio; Clara Silvestre
Rheological and electrical behaviour of nanocarbon/poly(lactic) acid for 3D printing applications
Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume 167, 15 June 2019, Pages 467-476
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.03.021

Lambin, Ph.; Melnikov, A.V.; Shuba, M. 
Electrokinetic properties of 3D-printed conductive lattice structures
Applied Science 2019, 9, 541.1-12.
DOI: 10.3390/app9030541
Open Access Publication: https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/3/541

Batakliev, T.; Petrova-Doycheva, I.; Angelov, V.; Georgiev, V.; Ivanov, E.; Kotsilkova, R.; Casa, M.; Cirillo, C.; Adami, R.; Sarno, M.; Ciambelli, P.
Effects of Graphene Nanoplatelets and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Poly(lactic acid) Composites: A Comparative Study.
Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 469
Open Access Publication: https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/3/469/htm

Artyom Plyushch, Tianliang Zhai, Hesheng Xia, Chiara Santillo, Letizia Verdolotti, Marino Lavorgna, Polina Kuzhir
Ultra-Light Reduced Graphene Oxide Based Aerogel/Foam Absorber of Microwave Radiation
Materials 2019, 12(2), 213
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12020213

Rumiana Kotsilkova, Polya Angelova, Todor Batakliev, Verislav Angelov, Rosa Di Maio, Clara Silvestre
Study on Aging and Recover of Poly (Lactic) Acid Composite Films with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes Produced by Solution Blending and Extrusion
Coatings 2019, 9(6), 359;
Open Access Publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings9060359

2018

N. Jalagonia, T. Kuchukhidze, E. Sanaia, L. Kalatozishvili, R. Ivanova, B. Khvitia, G. Bokuchava
Synthesis of UV curable rGO/PDMS nanocomposites
Bulletin of the Georgian national Academy of Science, vol. 12, no. 4, 72-77, 2018.
Open Access publication: http://science.org.ge/bnas/vol-12-4.html

Artyom Plyushch, Patrizia Lamberti, Giovanni Spinelli, Jan Macutkevic, Polina Kuzhir
Numerical Simulation of the Percolation Threshold in Non-Overlapping Ellipsoid Composites: Toward Bottom-Up Approach for Carbon Based Electromagnetic Components Realization
Applied Sciences, 2018, 8, 882.
Open Access publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/app8060882

Peter Karlsen, Mikhail V. Shuba, Polina P. Kuzhir, Albert G. Nasibulin, Patrizia Lamberti, Euan Hendry
Sign inversion in the terahertz photoconductivity of single-walled carbon nanotube films
Phys. Rev. B 98, 241404(R)
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.241404
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Ph. Lambin, B. Maj'erus, M. Lobet, M. Sarrazin, M. Cormann, T. Kaplas, Y. Svirko, A.
Paddubskaya, K. Batrakov, P. Kuzhir
Electrodynamics of graphene heterostructures and electromagnetic applications
International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 10-14 September 2018, Cartedena des Indias (IEEE, 2018), 47-50. ISBN 9781538667644
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8520341
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Artyom Plyushch, Jan Macutkevic Vytautas Samulionis, Juras Banys Dzmitry Bychanok
Polina Kuzhir Sandrine Mathieu, Vanessa Fierro, Alain Celzard
Synergetic effect of triglycine sulfate and graphite nanoplatelets on dielectric and piezoelectric properties of epoxy resin composites.
Polymer composites, 2018, First published: 18 July 2018
https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24932
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Luigi Egiziano, Patrizia Lamberti, Giovanni Spinelli, Vincenzo Tucci, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Sonia Tabakova, Evgeni Ivanov, Clara Silvestre, Rosa Di Maio
Morphological, Rheological and Electrical Study of PLA reinforced with carbon-based fillers for 3D Printing Applications.
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1981, 020152 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5046014
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Patrizia Lamberti, Giovanni Spinelli, Polina P. Kuzhir, Liberata Guadagno, Carlo Naddeo, Vittorio Romano, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Polya Angelova, Vlado Georgiev
Evaluation of Thermal and Electrical Conductivity of Carbon-based PLA Nanocomposites for 3D Printing
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1981, 020158 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5046020
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Todor Batakliev  Vladimir Georgiev  Evgeni Ivanov  Rumiana Kotsilkova  Rosa Di Maio  Clara Silvestre Sossio Cimmino
Nanoindentation analysis of 3D printed poly(lactic acid)‐based composites reinforced with graphene and multiwall carbon nanotubes
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2018, 47260
https://doi.org/10.1002/app.47260
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Giovanni Spinelli, Patrizia Lamberti , Vincenzo Tucci, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Sonia Tabakova, Radost Ivanova, Polya Angelova, Verislav Angelov, Evgeni Ivanov, Rosa Di Maio, Clara Silvestre, Darya Meisak, Alesia Paddubskaya, Polina Kuzhir
Morphological, Rheological and Electromagnetic Properties of Nanocarbon/Poly(lactic) Acid for 3D Printing: Solution Blending vs. Melt Mixing
Materials 2018, 11, 2256
Open access publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11112256

Kotsilkov, S.; Ivanov, E.; Vitanov, N.K.
Release of graphene and carbon nanotubes from biodegradable poly(lactic acid) films during degradation and combustion: risk associated with the end-of-life of nanocomposite food packaging materials
Materials 2018, 11, 2346
Open access publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11122346

Ivanka Petrova-Doycheva, Evgeni Ivanov, Rumiana Kotsilkova
Changes in the mechanical properties of polypropylene by addition two types of nanofillers: carbon nanotubes and organoclay
In. Proceedings of ISER 144th International Conference, New Delhi, India, 15th-16th July 2018, pp. 1-4, ISBN 978-93-88192-19-4
Open access publication: http://www.worldresearchlibrary.org/up_proc/pdf/1784-153569418401-04.pdf

Rumiana Kotsilkova, Radost Ivanova, Ivanka Petrova-Doycheva
Rheology as a tool for evaluationof hybrid structure in thermoplastic polymer nanocomposites with graphene and carbon nanotubes
In. Proceedings of ISER 144th International Conference, New Delhi, India, 15th-16th July 2018, pp. 9-12, ISBN 978-93-88192-19-4
Open access publication: http://www.worldresearchlibrary.org/up_proc/pdf/1784-153569429609-12.pdf

Evgeni Ivanov, Verislav Angelov
Influence of compatibilizer and filler functionalization on the nanomechanical properties of PP/MWCNT and Epoxy/MWCNT composites
In. Proceedings of ISER 144th International Conference, New Delhi, India, 15th-16th July 2018, pp. 13-16, ISBN 978-93-88192-19-4
Open access publication: http://www.worldresearchlibrary.org/up_proc/pdf/1784-153569434913-16.pdf

Radost Ivanova, Rumiana Kotsilkova
Rheological study of poly(lactic) acid nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes and graphene additives as a tool for optimization formulations for 3D printing application
Appl. Rheol., 28 (2018) 54014
https://doi.org/10.3933/ApplRheol-28-54014
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O.V.Sedelnikova, Yu.V.Fedoseeva, A.I.Romanenko, A.V.Gusel'nikov, O.Yu.Vilkov, E.A.Maksimovskiy, D.S.Bychanok, P.P.Kuzhir, L.G.Bulusheva, A.V.Okotrub
Effect of boron and nitrogen additives on structure and transport properties of arc-produced carbon
Carbon, Volume 143, March 2019, Pages 660-668
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.11.071

M. V. Shuba, D. I. Yuko, P. P. Kuzhir, S. A. Maksimenko, G.G. Chigir, A.N. Pyatlitski, O. Sedelnikova, A.V. Okotrub, Ph. Lambin
Localized plasmon resonance in boron-doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes
Physical Review B 97, 205427 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.97.205427
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Andrzej Szczurek, Vanessa Fierro, Artyom Plyushch, Jan Macutkevic, Polina Kuzhir and Alain Celzard 
Structure and electromagnetic properties of cellular glassy carbon monoliths with controlled cell size
Materials 2018, 11, 709 
Open access publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11050709

Artyom Plyushch, Jan Macutkevic, Juras Banys, Polina Kuzhir, Nikolay Kalanda, Alexander Petrov, Clara Silvestre, Mikhail Uimin, Anatoly Yermakov, Olga Shanderova,
Carbon-Coated Nickel Nanoparticles: Effect on the Magnetic and Electric Properties of Composite Materials
Coatings 2018, 8(5), 165
Open access publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings8050165

Alexander V. Melnikov, Mikhail Shuba, Philippe Lambin
Modeling the electrical properties of 3D printed meshes with the theory of resistor lattices
Phys. Rev. E 97, 043307 – Published 17 April 2018
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.97.043307
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M.V. Shuba, D.I. Yuko, P.P. Kuzhir, S.A. Maksimenko, M.A. Kanygin, A.V. Okotrub, R. Tenne, Ph. Lambin
How effectively do carbon nanotube inclusions contribute to the electromagnetic performance of a composite material? Estimation criteria from microwave and terahertz measurements
Carbon, Volume 129, April 2018, Pages 688–694
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.067
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G. Spinelli, P. Lamberti, V. Tucci, L. Vertuccio, L. Guadagno
Experimental and theoretical study on piezoresistive properties of a structural resin reinforced with carbon nanotubes for strain sensing and damage monitoring
Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume 145, 15 July 2018, Pages 90-99
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359836817331979
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D Bychanok, P Angelova, A Paddubskaya, D Meisak, L Shashkova, M Demidenko, A Plyushch, E Ivanov, R Krastev, R Kotsilkova, F Y Ogrin, P Kuzhir
Terahertz absorption in graphite nanoplatelets/polylactic acid composites
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51(14) 2018, 145307
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6463/aab1a5
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M. Tretjak, S. Pralgauskaite, J. Macutkevic, J. Matukas, J. Banys, P. Kuzhir, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova
Influence of Carbon Nanotube Surface Treatment on Resistivity and Low-Frequency Noise Characteristics of Epoxy-Based Composites
Polymer Composites, 5 March, 2018,
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pc.24775/full
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2017

Ph. Lambin
Graphene as a prototypical model for two-dimensional continuous mechanics.
Applied Sciences, 7 (2017) 830 (10 pages), DOI: 10.3390/app7080830, 
Open access publication: http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/7/8/830/

Katarzyna Z. Donato, Libor Matějka, Raquel S. Mauler, Ricardo K. Donato.  
Recent Applications of Ionic Liquids in the Sol-Gel Process for Polymer–Silica Nanocomposites with Ionic Interfaces (Review).
MDPI, Colloids Interfaces 2018, 1, 5; 1-25, DOI:10.3390/colloids1010005. 
Open access publication: http://www.mdpi.com/2504-5377/1/1/5/htm

Ivanov E, Velichkova H, Kotsilkova R, Bistarelli S, Cataldo A, Micciulla F, Bellucci S.
Rheological behavior of graphene/epoxy nanodispersions,
Appl. Rheol. 27 (2017) 24469, ISSN 1617-8106, IF 1.6.,
http://www.ar.ethz.ch/cgi-bin/AR/view?DOI=10.3933/ApplRheol-27-24469
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H. Velichkova, S. Kotsilkov, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, S. Gyoshev, N. Stoimenov & N.K. Vitanov.
Release of carbon nanoparticles of different size and shape from nanocomposite poly(lactic) acid film into food simulants.
Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, 34, 6 (2017) 1072-1085,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19440049.2017.1310396
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A. V. Melnikov, M. V. Shuba
Electromagnetic response of a one-dimensional chain of interconnected carbon nanotubes in the sub-terahertz range.
Physics, Chemistry and Applications of Nanostructures
Reviews and Short Notes to Nanomeeting-2017.
International Conference on Physics, Chemistry and Application of Nanostructures "Nanomeeting-2017", Minsk, Belarus, 30 May – 2 June 2017/ Editors: V.E. Borisenko, S.V. Gaponenko, V.S. Gurin, C.H. Kam.—Singapore, WorldScientific, 2017. — P.183-186.
https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813224537_0043
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Velichkova H., Petrova I., Kotsilkov S., Ivanov E., Vitanov N.K., Kotsilkova R.
Influence of Polymer Swelling and Dissolution in Food Simulants on the Release of Graphene Nanoplates and Carbon Nanotubes from Poly(lactic) acid and Polypropylene Composite Films.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2017, 134, (44), 45469, DOI: 10.1002/app.45469
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.45469/abstract
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D. Bychanok, S. Li, G. Gorokhov, 1 K. Piasotski, 1 D. Meisak, P. Kuzhir, E.A. Burgess, C.P. Gallagher, F.Y. Ogrin, A.P. Hibbins, A. Pasc, A. Sanchez-Sanchez, V. Fierro, and A. Celzard
Fully carbon metasurface: absorbing coating in microwaves
Journal of Applied Physics 121(16):165103-1 – 165103-9, April 2017, DOI: 10.1063/1.4982232
https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4982232
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P. Kuzhir; A. Paddubskaya; N. Volynets; R. Kotsilkova; E. Ivanov; I. Biró; G. I. Márk; L. P. Biró; S. Maksimenko.
THz and microwave properties of 3D-printed nanocarbon based multilayers.
International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 11-15 Sept. 2017, Verona, Italy
DOI: 10.1109/ICEAA.2017.8065377
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