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The Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM) is an institute of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC) (Spanish National Research Council) founded in December 1986, that belongs to the Area of Science and Technology of Materials, one of the eight Areas in which the CSIC divides its research activities.


Our mission is to create new fundamental and applied knowledge in materials of high technological impact, their processing and their transfer to the productive sectors at local, national and European scales (the true value of materials is in their use), the training of new professionals, and the dissemination of the scientific knowledge.

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Thermoelectric graphene nanostructures
Francisco Domínguez-Adame  read more


Novel Applications of High Frequency Radiations:
I) THz Radiation and Art, a New Tool in the Inspection of Cultural Heritage. II) Potential Use of GHz Radiation in Medicine

Javier Tejada Palacios  read more


Internal screening and dielectric engineering in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene
J. M. Pizarro  read more

Encoding Metal–Cation Arrangements in Metal–Organic Frameworks for Programming the Composition of Electrocatalytically Active Multimetal Oxides

Celia Castillo-Blas, Nieves López-Salas, María C. Gutiérrez, Inés Puente-Orench, Enrique Gutiérrez-Puebla, M. Luisa Ferrer, M. Ángeles Monge y Felipe Gándara

In the present contribution, we report how through the use of metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) composed of addressable combinations of up to four different metal elements it is possible to program the composition of multimetal oxides, which are not attainable by other synthetic methodologies. Thus, due to the ability to distribute multiple metal cations at specific locations in the MOF secondary building units it is possible to code and transfer selected metal ratios to multimetal oxides with novel, desired compositions through a simple calcination process. The demonstration of an enhancement in the electrocatalytic activity of new oxides by preadjusting the metal ratios is here reported for the oxygen reduction reaction, for which activity values comparable to commercial Pt/C catalysts are reached, while showing long stability and methanol tolerance.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019

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