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Recent papers:


Mapping of mechanical specimens by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy method: application to an engine valve. I. Lopez-Quintas, V. Piñon, M.P. Mateo, G. Nicolas. Spectrochimica Acta, Part B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sab.2012.06.035.

Effect of ambient conditions on ultraviolet femtosecond pulse laser induced breakdown spectra. M.P. Mateo, V. Piñon, D. Anglos, G. Nicolas. Spectrochimica Acta, Part B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sab.2012.06.031.

Vessels protective coatings characterization by laser-induced plasma spectroscopy for quality control purposes. M.P. Mateo, V. Piñon, G. Nicolas.. Surface and Coatings Technology. doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2012.01.018.

Effect of surface topography in the generation of chemical maps by laser-induced plasma spectroscopy. I. Lopez-Quintas, V. Piñon, M.P. Mateo, G. Nicolas. Applied Surface Science. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.04.026.

Application of LIBS and TMA for the determination of combustion predictive indices of coals and coal blends. T. Ctvrtnickova, M.P. Mateo, A. Yañez, G. Nicolas. Applied Surface Science (2011) 5447-5451.

Analytical capability of libs method for carbon detection. T. Ctvrtnickova, M.P. Mateo, A. Yañez, G. Nicolas. Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 12 (2010) 668-673.

Spectrochemical study for the in situ detection of oil spill residues using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. F.J. Fortes, T. Ctvrtnícková, M.P. Mateo, L.M. Cabalín, G. Nicolas, J.J. Laserna. Analytica Chimica Acta 683 (2010) 52-57.

Investigation of environmental pollution effects on stone monuments in the case of Santa Maria la Blanca, Seville (Spain). P. Ortiz, M.A. Vazquez, R. Ortiz, J.M. Martin, T. Ctvrtnickova, M.P. Mateo, G. Nicolas. Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing 100 (2010) 965-973.

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy application for ash characterisation for a coal fired power plant. T. Ctvrtnickova, M.P. Mateo, A. Yáñez, G. Nicolas. Spectrochimica Acta, Parte B 65 (2010) 734-737.

Double pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy with femtosecond laser pulses. V. Piñon, C. Fotakis, G. Nicolas, D. Anglos. Spectrochimica Acta B 63 (2008) 1006-1010.

Laser cleaning of varnishes and contaminants on brass. M.P. Mateo, T. Ctvrtnickova, E. Fernandez, J.A. Ramos, A. Yáñez, G. Nicolas. Applied Surface Science 255 (2009) 5579-5583.

Characterization of pigments used in painting by means of laser-induced plasma and attenuated total reflectance ftir spectroscopy. M.P. Mateo, T. Ctvrtnickova, G. Nicolas. . Applied Surface Science 255 (2009) 5172-5176.

Laser ablation of powdered samples and analysis by means of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. T. Ctvrtnickova, L. Cabalin, J. Laserna, V. Kanicky, G. Nicolas. Applied Surface Science 255 (2009) 5329-5333.

Characterization of coal fly ash components by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. T. Ctvrtnickova, M.P. Mateo, A. Yañez, G. Nicolas. Spectrochimica Acta Part B-Atomic Spectroscopy 64 (2009) 1093-1097.

3D chemical maps of non-flat surfaces by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. G. Nicolás, M.P. Mateo, V. Piñón. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 22 (2007) 1244-1249.

Depth analysis of polymer coated steel using NIR femtosecond laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. M.P. Mateo, C.C. García, R. Hergenröder. Analytical Chemistry 79 (2007) 4908-4914.

Characterization of inorganic species in coal by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy using UV and IR radiations. M.P. Mateo, G. Nicolás, A. Yañez. Applied Surface Science 254 (2007) 868-872.

The use of laser-induced plasma spectroscopy technique for the characterization of boiler tubes. G. Nicolás, M.P. Mateo, A. Yañez. Applied Surface Science 254 (2007) 873-878.