João Avelãs Resende

Advanced Functional Materials for Micro and Nanotechnologies
Senior Researcher


His main research is focused on new materials for microelectronics and energy harvesting technologies, aiming to improve the human development in a sustainable way. Previously, he developed functional transparent materials, as oxide semiconductors and emergent metal based electrodes, for light detection and emission devices.

Main publications

J. Resende, D. Fuard, D. Le Cunff, J.-H. Tortai, B. Pelissier "Hybridization of ellipsometry and energy loss spectra from XPS for bandgap and optical constants determination in SiON thin films." Materials Chemistry and Physics 259 (2021)

V. H. Nguyen, J. Resende, D. T. Papanastasiou, N. Fontanals, C. Jiménez, D. Muñoz-Rojas, D. Bellet “Low-Cost Fabrication of Flexible Transparent Electrodes Based on Al Doped ZnO and Silver Nanowire Nanocomposites: Impact of the Network Density” Nanoscale 11 (25), 12097-12107 (2019)

J. Resende, O. Chaix-Pluchery, M. Rovezzi, Y. Malier, H. Renevier, N.D. Nguyen, J.L. Deschanvres, C. Jiménez “Resilience of Cuprous Oxide under Oxidizing Thermal Treatments via Magnesium Doping” J. Phys. Chem. C, 123 (14), pp 8663–8670 (2019)

T. Cossuet, J. Resende, L. Rapenne, O. Chaix‐Pluchery, C. Jiménez, ..., D. Muñoz‐Rojas, V. Consonni, J.L.  Deschanvres “ZnO/CuCrO2 Core–Shell Nanowire Heterostructures for Self‐Powered UV Photodetectors with Fast Response” Advanced Functional Materials 28 (43), 1803142 (2018)

J. Resende, C. Jiménez, N D Nguyen, J.L. Deschanvres “Magnesium-doped cuprous oxide (Mg:Cu2O) thin films as a transparent p-type semiconductor” Phys. Status Solidi A, 213: 2296–2302 (2016)

A. Gonçalves, J. Resende, A.C. Marques, …, L. Pereira, R. Martins, E. Fortunato ”Smart optically active VO2 nanostructured layers applied in roof-type ceramic tiles for energy efficiency”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 150 1–9 (2016),