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Dr Daniela Carta


Lecturer in Physical Chemistry
+44 (0)1483 689587
31 AZ 03

Academic and research departments

Department of Chemistry.

Biography

University roles and responsibilities

  • International Student Coordinator for the Department of Chemistry
  • Module coordinator for: CHE3045 Topics in Physical Chemsitry; CHEM027 Advanced topics in Physical Chemistry; CHE1039 Fundamentals of forensic science: from crime scene to court; SOC1042 Fundamentals of forensic science for social scientists

    My qualifications

    Degree in Chemistry, 110/110 cum laude (First-Class Honours)
    University of Cagliari, Italy
    PhD in Chemistry
    University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching
    University of Surrey, UK

    Affiliations and memberships

    Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC)

    Research

    Research interests

    Research projects

    Research collaborations

    Current Group members

    PDRA Dr Farzad Foroutan

    Supervision

    Postgraduate research supervision

    Completed postgraduate research projects I have supervised

    My teaching

    My publications

    Publications

    Foroutan Farzad, McGuire Jamie, Gupta Priyanka, Nikolaou Athanasios, Kyffin Benjamin, Kelly Nicole L., Hanna John V., Gutierrez-Merino Jorge, Knowles Jonathan C., Baek Song-Yi, Velliou Eirini, Carta Daniela Antibacterial Copper-Doped Calcium Phosphate Glasses for Bone Tissue Regeneration, In: ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering American Chemical Society
    Teddy J, Falqui A, Corrias A, Carta Daniela, Lecante P, Gerber I, Serp P Chemical Recycling of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) by Hydrolysis and Glycolysis, In: Journal of Catalysis278(1)pp. 59-70 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Corrias A, Falqui A, Dombovári Á, Gálos A, Kónya Z One-step preparation of FeCo nanoparticles in a SBA-16 matrix as catalysts for carbon nanotubes growth, In: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,11(8)pp. 6735-6746 American Scientific Publishers
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Corrias A, Falqui A Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Co and Ni Silicate Hydroxides in Bulk and in Nanostructures within Silica Aerogels, In: Chemistry of Materials21(5)pp. 945-953 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Jones Julian R., Lin Sen, Poologasundarampillai Gowsihan, Newport Robert J., Pickup David M. (2017)Neutron diffraction study of antibacterial bioactive calcium silicate sol-gel glasses containing silver, In: International Journal of Applied Glass Science8(4)pp. 364-371 Wiley
    Fantechi E, Campo G, Carta Daniela, Corrias A, de Julián Fernández FC, Gatteschi D, Innocenti C, Pineider F, Rugi F, Sangregorio C Exploring the Effect of Co Doping in Fine Maghemite Nanoparticles, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C116(14)pp. 8261-8270 American Chemical Society
    Lafont U, Carta Daniela, Mountjoy G, Chadwick A, Kelder E In Situ Structural Changes upon Electrochemical Lithium Insertion in Nanosized Anatase TiO2, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C114(2)pp. 1372-1378 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Floris P, Falqui A, Mountjoy G, Boni A, Sangregorio C, Corrias A Synthesis and Microstructure of Manganese Ferrite Colloidal Nanocrystals, In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics12pp. 5074-5083 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Falqui A, Loche D A Structural and Magnetic Investigation of the Inversion Degree in Ferrite Nanocrystals MFe2O4 (M = Mn, Co, Ni)”, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry113(20)pp. 8606-8615 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Navarra G An X-absorption spectroscopy study of FeCo alloy nanoparticles embedded in ordered cubic mesoporous silica (SBA-16), In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids357(14)pp. 2611-2614 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Navarra G A Total X-Ray Scattering Study of MnFe2O4 nanoparticles dispersed in a silica aerogel matrix, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids357(14)pp. 2600-2603 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Newport RJ, Knowles JC, Smith ME Sol-gel produced sodium calcium phosphosilicates for bioactive applications: synthesis and structural characterisation, In: Materials Chemistry and Physics130pp. 690-696 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Foroutan Farzad, Kyffin Benjamin, Abrahams Issac, Corrias Anna, Gupta Priyanka, Velliou Eirini, Knowles Jonathan Mesoporous phosphate-based glasses prepared via sol-gel, In: ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering American Chemical Society
    Drake KO, Carta Daniela, Skipper LJ, Sowrey FE, Newport RJ, Smith ME A multinuclear solid state NMR study of the sol-gel formation of amorphous Nb2O5-SiO2 materials, In: Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance27(1-2)pp. 28-36 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Falqui A, Brescia R, Fantechi E, Pineider F, Sangregorio C EDS, HRTEM/STEM and X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of Co-Substituted Maghemite Nanoparticles, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C117(18)pp. 9496-9506 American Chemical Society
    FitzGerald V, Pickup DM, Carta Daniela, Greenspan D, Newport RJ An x-ray diffraction study of the structure of Bioglass and its sol-gel analogue as a function of composition, In: Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B48(5)pp. 340-344 Society of Glass Technology
    Carta Daniela, Hitchcock AP, Guttmann P, Regoutz A, Khiat A, Serb A, Gupta L, Prodromakis T (2016)Spatially resolved TiOx phases in switched RRAM devices using soft X-ray spectromicroscopy, In: Scientific Reports621525pp. 1-10 Nature Publishing Group
    Carta Daniela, Mountjoy G, Navarra G, Casula MF, Loche D, Marras S, Corrias A X-ray absorption investigation of the formation of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles in an aerogel silica matrix, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C111(17)pp. 6308-6317 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Knowles JC, Guerry P, Smith ME, Newport RJ Sol-gel and melt-quenched borophosphate glasses for biomedical applications, In: Handbook on "Borates: Performance, Environmental Health and Safetypp. 409-419 Nova Science Publishing
    Carta Daniela, Qiu D, Guerry P, Abou Neel EA, Ahmed I, Knowles JC, Smith ME, Newport RJ The effect of composition on the structure of sodium borophosphate glasses, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids354(31)pp. 3671-3677 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Cao G, D’Angeli C Chemical Recycling of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) by Hydrolysis and Glycolysis, In: Environmental Science and Pollution Research10(6)pp. 390-394 Springer Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Casula F, Bullita S, Falqui A, Corrias A Iron-cobalt nanocrystalline alloy supported on a cubic mesostructured silica matrix: FeCo/SBA-16 porous nanocomposites, In: Journal of Nanoparticle Research13pp. 3489-3501 Springer Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Mountjoy G, Apps R, Corrias A Effect of the support on the formation of FeCo alloy nanoparticles in an SBA-16 mesoporous silica matrix: an X-ray absorption spectroscopy study, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C116pp. 12353-12365 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Bullita S, Falqui A, Casula MF, Corrias A, Kónya Z Carbon nanotubes synthesis over FeCo-based catalysts supported on SBA-16, In: Nanopages(8)pp. 1-8 Akadémiai Kiadó
    Foroutan F., Kyffin Benjamin, Abrahams L., Knowles J.C, Sogne E., Falqui Andrea, Carta Daniela Mesoporous strontium-doped phosphate-based sol-gel glasses for biomedical applications, In: Frontiers in Chemistry Frontiers Media
    Vasilakis N, Moschou D, Carta Daniela, Morgan H, Prodromakis T Long-lasting FR-4 surface hydrophilisation towards commercial PCB passive microfluidics, In: Applied Surface Science368pp. 69-75 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Marras C, Loche D, Mountjoy G, Ahmed S, Corrias A An X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of the Inversion Degree in Zinc Ferrite Nanocrystals Dispersed on a Highly Porous Silica Aerogel Matrix, In: Journal of Chemical Physics138pp. 054702-1 AIP Publishing
    Sestu M, Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Corrias A, Navarra G Novel interpretation of the mean structure of feroxyhyte, In: Journal of Solid State Chemistry225pp. 256-260 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Mountjoy G, Regoutz A, Khiat A, Serb A, Prodromakis T X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of TiO2-x Thin Films for Memory Applications, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C119(8)pp. 4362-4370 American Chemical Society
    Carta Daniela, Mountjoy M, Gass M, Navarra G, Casula MF, Corrias A Structural characterisation study of FeCo alloy nanoparticles in a highly porous aerogel silica matrix, In: Journal of Chemical Physics127pp. 2047051-1 AIP Publishing
    Bullita S, Piludu M, Falqui A, Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Casula MF Investigating the mesostructure of ordered porous silica nanocomposites by transmission electron microscopy techniques, In: AIP Conference Proceedings X International Symposium on SiO2, Advanced Dielectrics and Related Devices (SIO2014)1624(10)pp. 10-14 AIP Publishing
    Carta Daniela, Bullita S, Casula MF, Casu A, Falqui A, Corrias A Cubic mesoporous silica (SBA-16) prepared using butanol as the co-surfactant: a general matrix for the preparation of FeCo-SiO2 nanocomposites, In: ChemPlusChem,78(4)pp. 364-374 Wiley-VCH Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Montini T., Casula M.F., Monai M., Bullita S., Fornasiero P., Corrias A. (2017)Water Gas Shift Reaction over Pt-CeO2 Nanoparticles Confined within Mesoporous SBA-16, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A5pp. 20024-20034 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Ahmed I, Abou Neel EA, Valappil S, Nazhat SN, Pickup DM, Carta Daniela, Carroll DL, Newport RJ, Smith ME, Knowles JC The Structure and Properties of Silver-Doped Phosphate Based Glasses, In: Journal of Materials Science42(23)pp. 9827-9835 Springer Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Navarra G, Falqui A, Kónya Z, Corrias A Structural characterization of FeCo alloy nanoparticles embedded in SBA-16 and their catalytic application for carbon nanotubes production, In: RSC Advances(2)pp. 7886-7893 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Regoutz A, Gupta I, Serb A, Khiat A, Borgatti F, Lee TL, Schlueter C, Torelli P, Gobaut B, Light M, Carta Daniela, Pearce S, Panaccione G, Prodromakis T Role and optimization of the active oxide layer in TiO2-based RRAM, In: Advanced Functional Materials26(4)pp. 507-513 Wiley
    Carta Daniela, Loche D, Casula MF, Oláh N, Olasz D, Corrias A Nickel-based nanocrystals dispersed on SBA-16 gels: synthesis and structural characterization, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids401pp. 134-138 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Salaoru I, Khiat A, Regoutz A, Mitterbauer C, Harrison NM, Prodromakis T (2016)Investigation of the Switching Mechanism in TiO2‑Based RRAM: A Two-Dimensional EDX Approach, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces8(30)pp. 19605-19611 American Chemical Society
    Latini A, Cavallo C, Aldibaja FK, Gozzi D, Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Lazzarini L, Salviati G Efficiency improvement of DSSC photoanode by scandium doping of mesoporous titania beads, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C117pp. 25276-25289 American Chemical Society
    Guerry P, Carroll DL, Gunawidjaja PN, Bhattacharya P, Carta Daniela, Pickup DM, Ahmed I, Abouneel E, Thomas PA, Knowles JC, Newport RJ, Smith ME Solid State NMR as a probe of Inorganic Materials: Examples from Glasses and Sol-gels, In: Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings984 Cambridge University Press
    Kontziampasis D, Trantidou T, Regoutz A, Humphrey EJ, Carta Daniela, Terracciano C, Prodromakis T Effects of Ar and O2 Plasma Etching on Parylene C: Topography versus Surface Chemistry and the Impact on Cell Viability, In: Plasma Processes and Polymers138pp. 324-333 Wiley-VCH Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Mountjoy G, Navarra G Structural study of highly porous nanocomposite aerogels, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids353(18-21)pp. 1785-1788 Elsevier
    Loche D, Marras C, Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Mountjoy G, Corrias A (2017)Cation Distribution and Vacancies in Nickel Cobaltite, In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics19pp. 16775-16784 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Carta Daniela, Boi F, Corrias A, Bullita S, Kónya Z, Casula MF Iron/cobalt SBA-16 mesoporous composites as catalysts for the production of multi-walled carbon nanotubes, In: Journal of Porous Materials21(6)pp. 1123-1131 Springer Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Bullita S, Falqui A, Casu A, Carbonaro CM, Corrias A Direct sol–gel synthesis of doped cubic mesoporous SBA-16 monoliths, In: Microporous and Mesoporous Materials,194pp. 157-166 Elsevier
    Kyffin Benjamin A., Foroutan Farzad, Raja Farah N. S., Martin Richard A., Pickup David M., Taylor Spencer E., Carta Daniela Antibacterial silver-doped phosphate-based glasses prepared by coacervation, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry B Royal Society of Chemistry
    Marras C, Loche D, Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Schirru M, Cutrufello G, Corrias A Copper-based catalysts supported on highly porous silica for the Water Gas Shift reaction, In: ChemPlusChem81(4)pp. 421-432 Wiley-VCH Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Loche D, Mountjoy G, Navarra G, Corrias A NiFe2O4 nanoparticles dispersed in an aerogel silica matrix: An X-ray absorption study, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C112(40)pp. 15623-15630 American Chemical Society
    Trapatseli M, Carta Daniela, Regoutz A, Khiat A, Serb A, Gupta I, Prodromakis T Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy Investigation of Switching Tresholds in Titanium Dioxide Thin Films, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C119(21)pp. 11958-11964 IOP Publishing
    Gozzi D, Latini A, Carta Daniela, Corrias A, Falqui A, Mountjoy G, Lazzaroni L, Salviati G, Fiddy SG Lanthanide doped scandia and yttria cathodoluminescent films: a comparative study, In: Chemistry of Materials20(17)pp. 5666-5674 American Chemical Society
    Trapatseli Maria, Khiat A, Cortese S, Serb A, Carta Daniela, Prodromakis T Engineering the Switching Dynamics of TiOx based RRAM with Al Doping, In: Journal of Applied Physics120(2)pp. 025108-1 AIP Publishing
    Carta Daniela, Pickup DM, Knowles JC, Smith ME, Newport RJ Sol–gel synthesis of the P2O5–CaO–Na2O–SiO2 system as a novel bioresorbable glass, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry15pp. 2134-2140 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Newport RJ, Skipper LJ, Carta Daniela, Pickup DM, Sowrey FE, Smith ME, Saravanapavan P, Hench LL The use of advanced diffraction methods in the study of the structure of a bioactive calcia:silica sol-gel glass, In: Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine17(11)pp. 1003-1010 Springer Verlag
    Carta Daniela, Pickup DM, Knowles JC, Smith ME, Drake KO, Newport RJ Structural studies of bio-active sol-gel phosphate-based glasses, In: Physics and Chemistry of Glasses46(4)pp. 365-371 Society of Glass Technology
    Carta Daniela, Pickup DM, Knowles JC, Ahmed I, Smith ME, Newport RJ A structural study of sol-gel and melt-quenched phosphate-based glasses, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids353(18-21)pp. 1759-1765 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Corrias A, Falqui A, Navarra G, Pinna G Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Synthetic Ferrihydrite Nanoparticles, In: Materials Chemistry and Physics113(1)pp. 349-355 Elsevier
    Moschou D, Trantidou T, Regoutz A, Carta Daniela, Morgan H, Prodromakis T Surface and electrical characterization of Ag/AgCl pseudo-reference electrodes manufactured with commercially available PCB technologies, In: Sensors15(8)pp. 18102-18113 MDPI
    Carta Daniela, Knowles JC, Smith ME, Newport RJ Synthesis and structural characterisation of P2O5-CaO-Na2O sol-gel materials, In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids353pp. 1141-1149 Elsevier
    Carta Daniela, Casula MF, Mountjoy G Formation and cation distribution in supported manganese ferrite nanoparticles: an X-ray absorption study, In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics10pp. 3108-3117 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Carta Daniela, Knowles JC, Guerry P, Smith ME, Newport RJ Sol-gel synthesis and structural characterisation of P2O5-B2O3-Na2O glasses for biomedical applications, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry19pp. 150-158 Royal Society of Chemistry
    Qiu D, Guerry P, Ahmed I, Carta Daniela, Knowles JC, Pickup DM, Smith ME, Newport R J A High Energy X-ray Diffraction, 31P and 11B solid state NMR study of the structure of aged sodium borophosphate glasses, In: Materials Chemistry and Physics111(2-3)pp. 455-462 Elsevier