Robert C Pullar


Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering / CICECO
University of Aveiro, Portugal
Journal Editor of Multiferroic Materials

Fields of interest: 

Multiferroic and Magnetoelectric Ceramics and Composites

Dielectric and Ferroelectric Ceramics, particularly Niobates and Titanates

Ferromagnetic and Ferrimagnetic Ceramics, especially Hexagonal and Spinel Ferrites

Microwave / Millimetre wave / GHz / THz Dielectric and Magnetic Ceramics

Combinatorial High-Throughput Synthesis, Processing and Measurement of Bulk Ceramic and Composite Libraries

LTCC (Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics) for Intergrated Chips and Devices

Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Magnetic and Multiferroic Nanocrystals, Colloidal Nanoclusters, and Hybrid / Core-Shell Nanoparticles

Sol-Gel Synthesis and Processing of Fibres, Nanopowders, Thick Films and Composites

Waste valorisation for use as biomaterials, and magnetic and electronic ceramics

Wood-based composites and ecoceramics

Photocatalysts based on titanates, self-cleaning and antibacterial photocatalysts

Biomaterials and bioceramics for use as bone replacements and scaffolds

Recent publications: 

W. Hajjaji, R. C. Pullar, M. P. Seabra, M. Dondi and J. A. Labrincha,
Chromatic properties of industrial solid waste based ferrites,
Waste and Biomass Valorization 3 (2012) 375-378.

R. C. Pullar,
Combinatorial bulk ceramic magnetoelectric composite libraries of strontium hexaferrite and barium titanate,
ACS Combinatorial Science 14 (2012) 425-433.

R. C. Pullar, 
Hexagonal Ferrites: a Review of the Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Hexaferrite Ceramics,
Progress in Materials Science 57 (2012) 1191-1334.

Vladimir S. Bystrov, Ekaterina V. Paramonova, Yuri Dekhtyar, Robert C. Pullar, Aleksey Katashev, Natalie Polyaka, Anna V. Bystrova, Alla V. Sapronova, Vladimir M. Fridkin, Herbert Kliem, Andrei L. Kholkin,
Polarization of PVDF and P(VDF-TrFE) thin films revealed by emission spectroscopy with computational simulation during phase transition,
Journal of Applied Physics 111 (2012) 104113.

Robert C. Pullar, Igor K. Bdikin and Ashok K. Bhattacharya,
Magnetic properties of randomly oriented BaM, SrM, Co2Y, Co2Z and Co2W hexagonal ferrite fibres,
Journal of the European Ceramic Society 32 (2012) 905-913.

D. V. Karpinsky, R. C. Pullar, Y. K. Fetisov, K. E. Kamentsev and A. L Kholkin,
Local scale probe of magnetoelectric coupling in BaFe12O19-BaTiO3 multiferroics,
Journal of Applied Physics 108 (2010) 042012.

D. V. Karpinsky, E. K. Selezneva, I. K. Bdikin, F. Figueiras, K. E. Kamentsev, Y. K. Fetisov, R. C. Pullar, J. Krebbs, N. M. Alford, and A. L. Kholkin,
Development of Novel Multiferroic Composites Based on BaTiO3 and Hexagonal Ferrites,
Proceedings of the Materials Research Society 1161 (2009) I01-06, pp. 7-12.

Robert C. Pullar,
The Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Columbite Niobates (M2+Nb2O6): A Critical Review,
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 92 (2009) 563-577.

Robert C. Pullar, Yong Zhang, Lifeng Chen, Shoufeng Yang, Julian R. G. Evans, Andrei N. Salak, Dmitry A. Kiselev, Andrei L. Kholkin, Victor M. Ferreira and Neil McN. Alford,
Dielectric Measurements on a Novel Ba1-xCaxTiO3 (BCT) Bulk Ceramic Combinatorial Library,
Journal of Electroceramics 22 (2009) 245-251.

Robert C. Pullar, Stuart J. Penn, Xiaoru Wang, I. M. Reaney and Neil McN. Alford,
Dielectric Loss caused by Oxygen Deficiency in Titania Ceramics,
Journal of the European Ceramic Society 29 (2009) 419-424.