Most Representative Journal Publications (for a more complete list see orcid link in “Links”):

- A brief on nano-based hydrogen energy transition,

Rui F. M. Lobo

Hydrogen 4 (3), (2023) 679-693.

- Hydrogen Nanometrology in Advanced Carbon Nanomaterial Electrodes,

Rui Lobo, Noe Alvarez, Vesselin Shanov, 2021,

Nanomaterials 2021, 11 (5), 1079.


- Hydrogen Uptake and Release in Carbon Nanotube Electrocatalysts,

Rui Lobo, Jorge Ribeiro, Filipe Inok, 2021,

Nanomaterials 2021, 11 (4), 975. 

- Tailoring Physical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Threads During Assembly

Noe Alvarez, Rui Lobo, Rachit Malik, Vesselin Shanov

Carbon, 144 (2019) 55-62.


- A New Integrated Approach for Fast Intrinsic Dielectric Breakdown

Rui Lobo and Lucas Alves

Int. J. Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 7, Issue 6, June 2018. ISSN(Online): 2319-8753 ISSN (Print):2347-6710


- Dust deposition from air with anomalous characteristics

R. F. M. Lobo

Rendiconti Lincei. 28 (2017) 623-633


- The possibility to predict crack patterns on dynamic fracture

L. M. Alves, R. F. M. Lobo

International Journal of Fracture, 206 (2017).11-33.


- Why the Great Buddha of Nara in Japan Looks So Younger?

R. F. M. Lobo

Rendiconti Lincei. 23 (2012) 187194.


- Synthesis of carbon nanotubenanodiamond hierarchical nanostructures and their polyurea nanocomposites

V. Khabashesku, M. Pulikkathara, R. F. Lobo

Russian Chemical Bulletin. 62 (2013) 2322-2326.


- Direct borohydride/peroxide fuel cells using Prussian Blue cathodes

D.M.F. Santos, R. F. M. Lobo, C.A.C. Sequeira

Journal of Power Sources. 208 (2012) 131-137.


- Molecular Beam-Thermal Desorption Spectrometry (MB -TDS) Monitoring of Hydrogen

Desorbed from Storage Fuel Cell Anodes

R. F.M. Lobo, D.M.F. Santos, C.A.C. Sequeira, J. H. F. Ribeiro

Materials 5 (2012) 248-257.


- Studies of Modified Hydrogen Storage Intermetallic Compounds Used as Fuel Cell Anodes.

Y. Chen, D.M.F. Santos, C.A.C. Sequeira and R.F.M. Lobo

Crystals, 2 (2012) 22-33.


- In- Situ Monitoring of Lowermost Amounts of Hydrogen Desorbed from Materials

R. F. M. Lobo, F. M. V. Berardo and J. H. F. Ribeiro

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (2010) 11405-11411.


- Solubilization of carbon nanoparticles, nanotubes, nano-onions and nanodiamonds, through covalent functionalization with sucrose.

V. Kuznetsov, M. X. Pulikkathara, R.F. M. Lobo, V. N. Khabashesku

Russ. Chem. Bull. 8 (2010) 1462.


- Molecular Beam -Thermal Hydrogen Desorption from Palladium

R.F.M. Lobo, F.M. V. Berardo, J. H. F. Ribeiro

Review of Scientific Instruments, 81 (2010) 43103.


- Effect of Alloys Modified by Sodium Borohydride Alkaline Solutions on the

Kinetics of Hydrogen Evolution Reaction at Mm(Ni3.6Co0.7Mn0.4Al0.3)1.15

Hydride Electrodes

D.M.F. Santos, C.A.C. Sequeira and R.F.M. Lobo

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 22 (2009) 1-9.


- Optimization performance of a CO2 pulsed tuneable laser

J H F Ribeiro and R F M Lobo

Eur. J. Phys. 30 (2009) 911917.


- Fluorescence in Nanostructured Fulleride Films

R. Lobo, M. Costa, J. Ribeiro, C. Sequeira, P. Pereira

Applied Physics Letters, 89 (2006) 203102.


- Nanostructuring Beam-Deposited Fullerene Layers

R.F.Lobo , C.A.Sequeira

Nanotechnology, 17 (2006) 4493-4496.


- Detection of Negative Fullerene Conformers

R. F. Lobo, B. N. Vicente, F. V. Berardo, I. V. Gouveia, J. H. Ribeiro, P. Pereira

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 1 (2006) 317.


- Fragmentation and Internal Steric Rearrangement of C60- in Electron Transfer Dynamics

R.F.M. Lobo, N.T. Silva, B.M. Vicente, I.M.Gouveia, F.M. Berardo, J.H.F. Ribeiro

European Physical Journal D,38 (2006) 35.


- Sidewall Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Hydroxyl Group-

Terminated Moieties

L. Zhang, V. U. Kiny, H. Peng, J. Zhu, R.F.M. Lobo, J. L. Margrave, V. N. Khabashesku

Chemistry of Materials, 16 (2004) 2055.


- The Morphology of Layer-by-Layer Films of Polymer/Polyelectrolyte Studied by Atomic

Force Microscopy

R.F.M. Lobo, M. A. Pereira-da-Silva, M. Raposo, R. M. Faria, O.N.Oliveira Jr,

Nanotechnology, 14 (2003) 101.


- Evidence for Orbital-Specific Electron Transfer Oriented Haloform Molecules

Beike Jia, Jonathan Laib, R. F. M. Lobo, P. R. Brooks

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124 (2002) 13896.


- Monohalobenzenes Anion Fragmentation Induced by Atom-Molecule Electron Transfer


R.F.M. Lobo, P. Limão Vieira, S. M. C. Godinho, M. J. Calhorda

J. Chem. Phys., 116 (2002) 9712.


- Estudo da Deposição de Ouro sobre um Filme de Langmuir-Blodgett por Microscopia de

Varrimento com Sonda Próxima

R. F. M. Lobo, M. A. Pereira-da-Silva

Ciência e Tecnologia dos Materiais, 14 nº2/3 (2002) 55.


- Excitation Laser Fluence Effects on the Ba....FCH3  Intracluster Reaction

A. González Ureña, K. Gasmi, J. Jimenez, R. F. M. Lobo

Chem. Phys. Lett., 352 (2002) 369.


- Neutral C60 Effusive Source for Atom-Molecule Electron Transfer Collisions

R. F. M. Lobo, N. Teixeira e Silva

Rev. Scient. Instrum., 72 (2001) 3505.


- Evolução da Microscopia de Efeito Túnel Aplicada a Interfaces Líquido-Sólido

R. F. M. Lobo, C. A. C. Sequeira

Ciência & Tecnologia dos Materiais, 2 (2001) 74. s/Q


- Non-volatile Analysis by Laser Resonant Ionization Spectrometry:

Application to (3,5,4-trihydroxystilbene) in fruits

C. Montero, J. M. Orea, M. Soledad Muñoz, R. F. M. Lobo, A. González Ureña

Applied Phys. B, Vol.71, 4 (2000) 601.


- Microscopia SNOM: Visualização Óptica de Superfícies

com Resolução Sub-Micrométrica

R. F. M. Lobo , M. R. Gonçalves, J. H. F. Ribeiro, A. Guerreiro

Ciência & Tecnologia dos Materiais, vol. 12 (2000) 32.


- In-situ Thickness Measurements of Ultra-Thin Multilayer Polymer Films by Atomic Force


R. F. M. Lobo, M. A. Pereira-da-Silva, M. Raposo, R. M. Faria, O. N. Oliveira Jr.

Nanotechnology 10 (1999) 389.


- Fragmentation Pathways in the Dissociation of Fluoro-Iodo-Benzene Negative Ions

R.F.M. Lobo, A.M.C. Moutinho, M. J. Calhorda, J. Los

Chem. Phys., 234 (1998) 265.


- Electron Transfer in Collisions of Potassium Atom with Meta-Fluoro-Iodo-Benzene

R.F.M. Lobo, A.M.C. Moutinho and J. Los

Chem Phys., 179 (1994) 179.


- Probing Aromatic Molecules by Ion-Pair Formation Mass Spectrometry

R.F.M. Lobo, A.M.C. Moutnho and J. Los

Adv. Mass Spect., vol.12, p.886 (1992), ed. P. Kistemaker, Elsevier.


- Excitation of the Nitro-Group in Nitromethane by Electron Transfer

R.F.M. Lobo, A.M.C. Moutinho, K. Lacmann and J. Los

J. Chem. Phys., 95 (1991) 166.


- A Classical Study on the Vibrational Motion of a Diatomic Molecule in a Collisional Vibronic Excitation

R.F.M. Lobo and A.M.C. Moutinho

Chem. Phys., 151 (1991) 95. 

Book Chapters:

1- Infrared Lasers in Nanoscale Science,

R. F. M. Lobo, in CO2 Laser - Optimisation and Application, Ed. D. C. Dumitras, InTech, p. 1-18, Bucharest (2012). (ISBN 979-953-307-712-2)


2- Confined Tubular Carbon Nanostructures for Nanoreactors and Synthons,

V. N. Khabashesku, E. V. Barrera, R. F. M. Lobo, in Focus on Nanotube Research, Ed. E. V.

Dirote, Nova Science Publishers, p. 1-18, New York (2006).


3- A Chaos and Fractal Dynamic Approach to the Fracture Mechanics,

L. M. Alves, R. F. M. Lobo, in The Logistic Map and the Route to Chaos: From the Beginnings

to Modern Applications, Eds. M. Ausloos and M. Dirickx, Springer, p. 295-316, Berlin (2005).


4- Photoluminescence Properties of Silicon Nanocrystals Synthetised by Laser Pyrolysis,

G. Ledoux, R. Lobo, F. Huisken, O. Guillois and C. Reynaud, in Trends in Nanotechnology

Research, Ed. E. V. Dirote, Nova Science Publishers, p. 133-144, New York (2004).


5- The Role of High Energy Chemical Physics in the Future Energy Industry

R.F.M. Lobo, in Chemistry and Energy - I , Materials Science Monographs, vol. 65, Elsevier, p.

255-275, Amsterdam (1992).


6- Probing the Reactivity in Alkali Atom-Molecule Collisions

A.M.C. Moutinho and R.F.M. Lobo, in Termodinâmica e Reactividade de Sistemas Moleculares,

Publicações do II Centenário da Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, p. 235-255 Lisboa (1991).

International Patents:

Polyol Functionalized Water Soluble Carbon Nanostructures

V. N. Khabashesku, O. V. Kuznetsov, R. F. M. Lobo

United States Patent Application 20100317820; PCT filed on Dec. 16, 2010

Provisional Patent 11321-P159V1 filed on Jul 23, 2007

More than 200 Publications in Conference Proceedings and Books of Abstracts

9 Invited Oral Presentations in International Conferences

38 International Oral Seminars