High Pressure and Spectroscopy Group


Nanomedicine Group (IDIVAL)


Prof. Rafael Valiente

Applied Physics Department

Faculty of Science

University of Cantabria

39005 Santander



+34 942 201846


+34 942 201402




Mis enlaces favoritos

1) Theoretical calculation of optical and magnetic properties in Transition Metal complexes.

2) Single–crystal synthesis and characterization of doped materials with transition metal complexes: Cu
2+, Mn2+, Ni2+, Ti3+, Cr3+, Co2+... Crystal structure refinement through X-ray diffraction and Rietveld analysis by Fullprof.

3) Optical, magnetic and structural properties of insulating materials. Temperature (2-900 K).

4) Study of the local structure of Jahn-Teller complexes through EPR techniques and polarized optical spectroscopy.

5) Optical spectroscopy at high pressure with DAC (up to  80 GPa).

6) Correlation between crystal field, optical spectra and local structure. Phase transitions.

7) Upconversion luminescence in rare-earth and/or transition metal ions: bulk, thin films, nanowires and nanocrystals

8) Interaction between nanomaterials and cells and tissues. New anticancer drugs and nanotoxicity

Research Topics