Scientific Articles


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. ChemRxiv, 2020.

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 version available the 3rd of March 2021.


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. Post-print version avaiable here.

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. Post-print version avaiable here.

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. Full text here.

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. Post-print version avaiable here.


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. Post-print version avaiable here.


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. Full text here.

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: