Scientific Articles


34) E. Gutiérrez-Fernández, J. Cui, D. E. Martínez-Tong, A. Nogales. Preparation, Physical Properties, and Applications of Water-Based Functional Polymer Inks. Polymers,Vol 13(9), 1419. 2021. Open Access

33) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, J. A. Pomposo, E. Verde-Sesto. Triggering forces at the nanoscale: technologies for single-chain mechanical activation and manipulation. Macromolecular Rapid Communications,Vol 204, 122825. 2021.


32) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, M. Soccio, B. Robles-Hernández, G. Guidotti, M. Gazzano, N. Lotti, A. Alegria. Evidence of Nanostructure Development from the Molecular Dynamics of Poly(pentamethylene 2,5- Furanoate). Macromolecules. Vol 53, 10526-10537. 2020. Pre-print.

31) B. Robles-Hernández, M. Soccio, I. Castrillo, G. Guidotti, N. Lotti, A. Alegria, D. E. Martínez-Tong*. Poly(alkylene 2,5-Furanoate)s Thin Films: Morphology, Crystallinity and Nanomechanical Properties. Polymer, Vol 204, 122825. 2020. Pre-print. Open access.

30) M. Soccio, D. E. Martínez-Tong*, G. Guidotti, B. Robles-Hernández, A. Munari, N. Lotti, A. Alegria, . Broadband dielectric spectroscopy study of biobased poly(alkylene 2,5-furanoate)s’ molecular dynamics. Polymers, Vol 12(6), 1355. 2020. Open Access. Open Dataset

29) E. Limousin, E. Gonzalez, D. E. Martínez-Tong, N. Ballard, J. M. Asua. Modelling the dynamic development of the curing process and film morphology of films cast from waterborne acrylic-alkyd hybrids. Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol 400, 125891. 2020.

28) M. Soccio, N. Lotti, A. Munari, E. Rebollar, D. E. Martínez-Tong*. Wrinkling Poly(trimethylene 2,5-Furanoate) Free-standing Films: Nanostructure Formation and Physical Properties. Polymer, Vol 202, 122666. 2020. Pre-print. Open access.

27) P. Markus, D. E.Martínez-Tong*, G. Papastavrou, A. Alegria. Effect of Environmental Humidity on the Ionic Transport of Poly(ethylene Oxide) Thin Films by Local Dielectric Spectroscopy. Soft Matter, Vol 16, 3203 – 3208. 2020. Pre-print. Open access.


26) D. E.Martínez-Tong*, J. Ochs, F. Barroso-Bujans, A. Alegria. Broadband dielectric spectroscopy to validate architectural features in Type-A polymers: Revisiting the poly(glycidyl phenyl ether) case. Eur. Phys. J. E. Vol 42. , 93. 2019.

25) E. Limousin, D. E.Martínez-Tong, N. Ballard, J. M. Asua. Cure dependent morphology of acrylic/alkyd hybrid latex films via nanomechanical mappingACS Applied Polymer Materials. Vol 1 (8), 2213-2223 .2019.

24) J. Ochs, D. E.Martínez-Tong*, A. Alegria, F. Barroso-Bujans. Dielectric Relaxation as a Probe To Verify the Symmetrical Growth of Two-Arm Poly(glycidyl phenyl ether) Initiated by t-BuP4/Ethylene GlycolMacromolecules. Vol 52 (5), 2083-2092. 2019.

23) R. I. Rodríguez-Beltrán, D. E.Martínez-Tong*, A. Reyes-Contreras, S. Paszkiewicz, A. Szymczyk, T. A.Ezquerra, P. Moreno, E. Rebollar. Laterally-resolved mechanical and tribological properties of laser-structured polymer nanocompositesPolymer. Vol 168, 178-184. 2019.


22) J. De-La-Cuesta, I. Asenjo-Sanz, A. Latorre-Sánchez, E. González, D. E. Martínez-Tong, J. A. Pomposo. Enzyme-Mimetic Synthesis of PEDOT from Self-Folded Iron-Containing Single-Chain NanoparticlesEuropean Polymer Journal. Vol 109, 447-452. 2018. Open Access.

21) J. Ochs, A. Veloso, D. E. Martínez-Tong, A. Alegria, F. Barroso-Bujans. An Insight into the Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization with Tetrabutylammonium Azide for the Generation of Pure Cyclic Poly(glycidyl phenyl ether). Macromolecules. Vol 51(7), 2447-2455. 2018.


20) M. Soccio, D. E. Martínez-Tong*, A. Alegria, A. Munari, N. Lotti. Molecular dynamics of fully biobased poly(butylene 2,5-furanoate) as revealed by broadband dielectric spectroscopy. Polymer. Vol 128, 24-30. 2017. Open Access Post-print version available.

19) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, L. A. Miccio, A. Alegria. Ionic transport in the amorphous phase of semicrystalline polyethylene oxide thin films. Soft Matter. Vol. 13, 5597-5503. 2017.

18) D. E. Martínez-Tong, M. Sanz, T. A. Ezquerra, A. Nogales, J. F. Marco, M. Castillejo, E. Rebollar. Formation of polymer nanoparticles by UV pulsed laser ablation of poly (bisphenol A carbonate) in liquid environment. Applied Surface Science. Vol. 418 (Part B), 522-529. 2017.


17) L. Troian-Gautier, D. E. Martínez-Tong, J. Hubert, F. Reniers, M. Sferrazza, A. Mattiuzzi, C. Lagrost, I. Jabin. Controlled Modification of Polymer Surfaces Through Grafting of Calix[4]arene-Tetradiazoate Salts. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C. Vol 120 (40), 22936 – 22945. 2016.

16) E. Rebollar, D. E. Martínez-Tong, M. Sanz, M. Oujja, J. F. Marco, T. A. Ezquerra, M. Castillejo. Fluence dependent electrical conductivity in aluminum thin films by infrared pulsed laser depositionApplied Surface Science. Vol 387. 1188-1194. 2016.

15) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, G. Gbabode, C. Ruzié, B. Chattopadhyay, G. Schweicher, A. R. Kennedy, Y. H. Geerts, M. Sferrazza. Self-assembled π-conjugated organic nanoplates: from hexagonal to triangular motifs. RSC Advances. Vol 6. 44921-44931. 2016. Open Access.

14) J. Cui, D. E. Martínez-Tong, A. Sanz, T. A. Ezquerra, E. Rebollar, A. Nogales. Relaxation and Conductivity in P3HT/PC71BM Blends as Revealed by Dielectric Spectroscopy. Macromolecules. Vol. 49. 2709-2717. 2016.

13) D. E. Martínez-Tong*,  C. Ruzié, Y. H. Geerts, M. Sferrazza. Structural evolution of an organic semiconducting molecule onto a soft substrate. ChemPhysChem. Vol. 17 (8), 1174-1179. 2016.


12) A. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, M. Soccio, D. E. Martínez-Tong, T. A. Ezquerra, B. Watts, M. C. García-Gutiérrez. Competition between Phase Separation and Structure Confinement in P3HT/PCDTBT Heterojunctions: Influence on Nanoscale Charge Transport. Polymer. Vol 77, 70-78. 2015.

11) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, A. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, A. Nogales, M-C García-Gutiérrez, F. Pérez-Murano, J. Llobet, T. A. Ezquerra, E. Rebollar. Laser Fabrication of Polymer Ferroelectric Nanostructures for Non-volatile Organic Memory Devices. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Vol 7 (35), 19611 – 19618. 2015.

10) J. Spièce, D. E. Martínez-Tong, M. Sferrazza, A. Nogales, S. Napolitano. Are polymers glassier upon confinement? Soft Matter. Vol 11 (31), 6165 – 6344. 2015. Front Cover of this issue is an AFM image taken and processed byDaniel E. Martínez-Tong.

9) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, M. Soccio, A. Sanz, C. García, T. A. Ezquerra, A. Nogales. Ferroelectricity and molecular dynamics of poly(vinylidenefluoride-trifluoroethylene) nanoparticles. Polymer. 56, 428-434. 2015. Open Access Post-print version available.


8) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, A. S. Najar, M. Soccio, A. Nogales, N. Bitinis, M. A. López-Manchado, T. A. Ezquerra. Quantitative Mapping of Mechanical Properties in Polylactic Acid/Natural Rubber/Organoclay Bionanocomposites as Revealed by Nanoindentation with Atomic Force Microscopy. Composites Science and Technology. 104. 34-39. 2014.

7) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, J. Cui, M. Soccio, C. García, T. A. Ezquerra, A. Nogales. Does the glass transition of polymers changes upon 3D confinement? Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 215 (17). 1620-1624. 2014

6) D. E. Martínez-Tong, B. Vanroy, M. Wübbenhorst, A. Nogales, S. Napolitano. Crystallization of poly(L-lactide) confined in ultrathin films: Competition between finite size effects and irreversible chain adsorption. Macromolecules. 47 (7). 2354-2360. 2014

5) M. Soccio, N. Alayo, I. Martín-Fabiani, D. R. Rueda, M. C. García-Gutiérrez, E. Rebollar, D. E. Martínez-Tong, F. Pérez-Murano, T. A. Ezquerra. On the assessment by grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering of replica quality in polymer gratings fabricated by nanoimprint lithography. Journal of Applied Crystallography. Vol 47 (2). 613-618. 2014.


4) D. E. Martínez-Tong, M. Soccio, A. Sanz, C. García, T. A. Ezquerra, A. Nogales. Chain arrangement and glass transition temperature variations in polymer nanoparticles under 3D-confinement. Macromolecules. Vol 46 (11). 4698-4705. 2013.

3) D. E. Martínez-Tong*, M. Soccio, M. C. García-Gutiérrez, A. Nogales, D. R. Rueda, N. Alayo, F. Pérez-Murano, T. A. Ezquerra. Improving information density in ferroelectric polymer films by using nanoimprinted gratings. Applied Physics Letters. Vol 102 (19). 191601. 2013. Open Access.

2) E. Laredo, A. Bello, J. Díaz, D. Martínez-Tong, D. Wu, L. Wu. Effect of cold-crystallization on the AC and DC conductive properties of polylactide biocomposites with carboxylic or neat large aspect ratio MWCNT. Polymer Composites. Vol 34 (1). 67-76. 2013


1) D. E. Martínez-Tong, M. Soccio, A. Sanz, T. A. Ezquerra, N. Lotti, A. Munari, A. Nogales. Towards homogeneous dynamics in incompatible blends by selective transesterification. Soft Matter. Vol 8 (25). 6723-6730. 2012

Book chapters

2) A. Nogales and D. E. Martínez-Tong. Crystallization in Nanoparticles, full chapter included in the Book: Controlling the morphology of Polymers, edited by G. R. Mitchell and A. Tojeira. Springer, 2016. ISBN: 978-3-319-39322-3

1) D. E. Martínez-Tong, A. Sanz, J. Martín, T. A. Ezquerra, A. Nogales. Non-equilibrium Structure Affects Ferroelectric Behavior of Confined Polymers, full chapter included in the Book: Non-equilibrium Phenomena in Confined Soft Matter, edited by S. Napolitano. Springer, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21948-6_8

Other publications

1) J. Spièce, D. E. Martínez-Tong, S. Napolitano. The thinner, the glassier. 2015. Available in: