“Graphene coating as an effective barrier to prevent bacteria-mediated dissolution of gold “, C. Parra, J. Aristizabal, B. Arce, F. Montero-Silva, S. Lascano, R. Henriquez, et al. Metals 11, 147.

“Signatures of two-dimensional superconductivity emerging within a three-dimensional host superconductor”, C. Parra, P. Giraldo-Gallo, F. Niestemski, A. W. Contryman, M.R D. Thian, M. R. Beasley, T. H. Geballe, I. R. Fisher, H. C. Manoharan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 118, 16.

“Nanostructured Didymosphenia geminata-based membrane for efficient lead adsorption from aqueous solution”, E. Reinoso, J. Aristizabal, B. Arce, E. Zurob, G. Dennett, R. Fuentes, V. Suescún, L. Cárdenas, T. Rodrigues da Cunha, R. Cabezas, C. García, C. Parra. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9(4), 105269.


“Graphene-coated Ti-Nb-Ta-Mn foams: A promising approach towards a suitable biomaterial for bone replacement”, S. Lascano, R. Chávez-Vásconez, D. Muñoz-Rojas, J. Aristizabal, B. Arce, C. Parra et al. Journal Surface and Coatings Technology 401, 126250

“Effect of Sn on synthesis of nanocrystalline Ti-based alloy with fcc structure”, C.Aguilar, E.Pio, A.Medina, C.Parra, R.Mangalaraja, P.Martin, I.Alfonso, K.Tello. Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China 30 (8) 2119

“Characterization of Ti-Ta-Sn Metallic Foams”, A. Mejia, L. Bejar, A. Bejar, C. Aguilar, C. Parra and I. Alfonso.  Microscopy and Microanalysis 26, 2904

“Electrochemical Study of Metallic Foams Ti-Ta-Sn Through SEM”, A. Mejia, L. Bejar, E. Huape, L. Bejar-Vega, C. Aguilar, C. Parra and I. Alfonso.  Microscopy and Microanalysis 26, 2198


“Inhibition of Enterobacter cloacae Biofilm Formation by Nanostructured Graphene-Coated and Hexagonal Boron Nitride-Coated Surface”, E. Zurob, G. Dennett, et al. Nanomaterials 9, 49

“Determination of the potency of helix-ciprofloxacin molecules that interact with gold nanoparticles in a reversible manner” F.Montero, M. Kogan, I. Montenegro, F. Guzmán, S. Navarrete, C.Parra, M. Seeger, IET Nanobiotecnology 13, 3, 320

“Quantum model for the effect of thiols adsorption on resistivity of gold ultrathin films” Claudio Gonzalez-Fuentes; Valeria Del Campo; Jonathan Correa-Puerta; Carolina Parra; Francisca Marín; Ricardo Henriquez, Results in Physics 102749


“Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes with TiO2 by the (CVD) Chemical Vapor Deposition Method” Abraham A. Mejía, L. Béjar, C. Parra, C. Aguilar, A. Medina, E. Huape Padilla, S. E Borjas García and J. L. Bernal, Microscopy and Microanalysis 24.S1,1094.

“Structural Characterization of Cu10Mo Alloy Synthesized by Mechanical Alloying” O. Hernández, C. Aguilar, A. Medina, L. Béjar, C. Parra, H. Carreón, S.E. Borjas-García, Microscopy and Microanalysis 24.S1, 800.

“Analysis of Raman Spectroscopy and SEM of Carbon Nanotubes Obtain by CVD” L. Béjar, Abraham A. Mejía, C. Parra, C. Aguilar, A. Medina, S.E. Borjas-García, J. L. Bernal, Microscopy and Microanalysis 24.S1, 1092.

“Thermodynamic analysis of Fe contamination in Cu-Mo alloys processed by mechanical alloying”, C. Aguilar, A Medina, O.J. Hernández, L. Béjar, C Parra.  Philosophical Magazine Letters 98 (8), 341


“The many faces of graphene as protection barrier. Performance under biocorrosion and Ni allergy conditions”. C. Parra, F. Montero-Silva, D. Gentil et al. Materials 10, 1406.

“Formation of BixSey Phases upon Annealing of the Topological Insulator Bi2Se3: Stabilization of In-Depth Bismuth Bilayers”, P. H. R. Gonçalves, T. Chagas, V. B. Nascimento, D. D. dos Reis, C. Parra, M. S. C. Mazzoni, Ângelo Malachias, Rogério Magalhães-Paniago, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 9, 954.


“Phase Separation of Dirac Electrons in Topological Insulators at the Spatial Limit”, C. Parra, P. Henriquez, F. Niestemski, J. C. Randel, A. W. Contryman, D. Kong, Y. Cui, H. C. Manoharan, R. Paniago. Nano Letters 17, 97.

“Solid solution and amorphous phase in Ti-Nb-Ta-Mn systems synthesized by mechanical alloying”, C. Aguilar, S. Lascano, C. Parra, P. Guzman, L. Bejar, A. Medina, D. Guzman.  Journal of alloys and Compounds, 670, 346.


“Stripe-like nanoscale structural phase separation and optimal inhomogeneity in superconducting BaPb1−xBixO3”, P. Giraldo-Gallo, Y. Zhang, C. Parra, H. C. Manoharan, M. R. Beasley, T. H. Geballe, M. J. Kramer, and I. R. Fisher. Nature Communications 6, 8231.

“Suppressing Bacterial Interaction with Copper Surfaces through Graphene and hexagonal-Boron Nitride Coatings”, C. Parra, F. Montero-Silva et al. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7(12), 6430.

“Nanomolecular approach to reveal decreased adhesion of biofouling-producing bacteria to graphene-coated material”, Carolina Parra, Fernando Dorta et al. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 13, 82.


“Pintura nanoestructurada para reducir la biocorrosión de metales”. Patente otorgada WO/2019/113717 (2019).

“Electrodo nanoestructurado de alta eficiencia energética para proceso de electro-obtención de cobre”. Patente otorgada WO/2019/232654A1 (2019).

“Membranas nanoestructuradas en base a biomasa para la quelación de metales pesados en ambientes acuosos”. Patente solicitada PCT/CL2020/050087(2020).

Book chapters

The Two Faces of Nanomaterials: Toxicity and Bioactivity. MDPI. Nanomaterials 10 (1) 2020.