Salvador Ramos


  • Institute of Physics. National University of Mexico
  • PO. Box. 20-364 01000,Mexico DF
  • Phone: + (52) (55) 562-25089
  • Fax: + (52) (55) 561-61535 or 562-25008
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  • Bachelor degree (Chemistry). Faculty of Chemistry.National University of Mexico. 1986.
  • Master in Sciences. School of Sciencies. National University of Mexico. 1996.

Areas of interest

  • Langmuir monolayers
  • Langmuir-blodgett films
  • Confined fluids

Research Interest

  • Brewster angle microscopy
  • Langmuir- blodgett preparation
  • Surface force apparatus

Scientific papers

Anna Kozina, Salvador Ramos, Pedro Díaz-Leyva and Rolando Castillo
Bilayers of Janus and homogeneous particle mixtures trapped at an air/water interface
Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 2582

Laura C. Mugica, Braulio Rodríguez-Molina, Salvador Ramos, Anna Kozina
Surface functionalization of silica particles for their efficientfluorescence and stereo selective modification
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 500 (2016) 79–87

S. Ramos; C. Garza; H.I. Beltran; J. Campos-Terán; J. Arenas-Alatorre and R. Castillo
The cis-bis(decanoate)tin phthalocyanine/DPPC film at the air/water interface
Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 369 (2012) 256-266

S. Ramos, J. Campos-Terán; J. Mas-Oliva; Tommy Nylander, and R. Castillo
Forces between Hydrophilic Surfaces Adsorbed with Apolipoprotein AII Alpha Helices
Langmuir 2008, 24, 8568-8575

J. Hernández-Pascacio, C. Garza, X. Banquy, N. Díaz-Vergara, A. Amigo, S. Ramos, R. Castillo, M. Costas, A. Piñeiro
Cyclodextrin based self-assembled nanotube at the water/air interface
Journal of Physical Chemistry B (letter), 111, 12625, (2007).

Mas-Oliva J., Moreno A., Ramos S., Xicohtencatl-Cortes J., Campos J. And Castillo. R.
Monolayers of Apolipoprotein AII at the Air/Water interface. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Health.
Edited by N.S. Dhalla, A. Chockalingam, H. I. Berkowitz & P.K. Singal Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA. 341-352,( 2003)

Flores A., Ize P., Ramos S. and Castillo R.
The Dioctadecylamine Monolayer: Textures, Phase Transitions, and Dendritic Growth.
J. Chem. Phys. 119,11, 5644- 5653, 2003.

J. Galvan-Miyoshi, S. Ramos, J. Ruiz-García and R. Castillo.
Localized oscillations and Fraunhofer diffraction in crystalline phases of a monolayer.
J. Chem. Phys,115,17, 8178-8184, 1 (2001).

V. M. Bolaños-García, S. Ramos, R. Castillo, J. Xicohtencatl-Cortes, and J. Mas-Oliva.
Monolayers of Apolipoproteins at the air/water Interface.
J. Phys. Chem. 105, 5757 (2001).

V. M. Bolaños-Garcia, J. Mas-Oliva, S. Ramos and R. Castillo.
Phase Transitions in Monolayers of Human Apolipoprotein C-I.
J. Phys. Chem. 103, 30. 6236-6242 (1999).

S. Ramos and R. Castillo.
Langmuir Monolayers of C17, C19 nd C21 Fatty Acids. Textures, Phase Transition, and Localized Oscillations.
J. Chem. Phys. 110, N0. 14, (1999).

M. Terrones, W. K. Hsu, S. Ramos, R. Castillo and H. Terrones.
The Role of Boron Nitride in Graphite Plasma Arcs.
Fullerene Science And Technology, 6 (5), 787-800 (1998

M. Terrones, W. K. Hsu, H. Terrones, J. P. Zhang, S. Ramos, J. P. Hare, R. Castillo, K. Prassides, A. K. Cheetham, H. W. Kroto and D. R. M. Walton.
Metal particle catalysed production of nanoscale BN structures.
Chemical Physics Letters 259, 568-573 (1996).

R. Castillo, S. Ramos and J. Ruiz-García.
Brewster Angle Microscopy of Fullerene Monolayers.
Physica A, 236,105-113, (1997).

R. Castillo, S. Ramos and J. Ruiz-García.
Direct Observation of Langmuir Films of C60 and C70 Using Brewster Angle Microscopy.
J. Phys. Chem. 100,37, 15235,(1996).

R. Castillo, S. Ramos, R. Cruz, M. Martínez, F. Lara and J. Ruíz-García.
Langmuir Films of Calix[8]arene/Fullerene Complex
J. Phys. Chem. 100,2, 709-713 (1996).

R. Castillo, S. Ramos, J. Ruiz-García and C. Varea.
Langmuir Films of Mixtures of C60 and Arachidic Acid
Fluid Phase Equilibria 110, 129-135 (1995).

R. Castillo, C. Garza and S. Ramos.
Brownian motion at molecular level in liquid solutions of C6
J. Phys. Chem. 98,15, 4188-4190 (1994).

M. Miki-Yoshida, R. Castillo, S. Ramos, L. Rendón, S. Tehuacanero, B. S. Zou and M. José-Yacaman.
High resolution electron microscopy studies in carbon soot
Carbón 32,2, 231-246 (1994).

R. Castillo, S. Ramos, E. González and J. Nieto.
Carbon Isotopic Analyses in Mexico: A Progress Report on Some Mexican ore Deposits and Metamorphic Rocks
Geofísica Internacional 27, 149-157 (1988).

R. Castillo, P. Morales, S. Ramos, I. Mata y O. Vivaldo.
El Oxígeno-18 en las Aguas Meteóricas de México
Revista Mexicana de Física 31,4,637-642 (1985).