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Santos Gálvez Martínez

Department of Engineering


Ph.D. Candidate: Physics, National Institute of Aerospace technology INTA
M. Sc. in Crystallography and Crystallization, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP), 2014
B. Sc. in Physics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), 2012

Practice Areas

  • Electronic and vibrational spectroscopies
  • Thin-film growth
  • Synchrotron facilities

Publications and Media Placements

C. Pérez-Fernández, M. Ruiz-Bermejo, S. Gálvez-Martínez, E. Mateo-Martí. "An XPS study of HCN-derived films on pyrite surfaces: a prebiotic chemistry standpoint towards the development of protective coatings" RSC Advances 2021, 11, 20109.

S. Galvez-Martinez, E. Escamilla-Roa, Mª P. Zorzano, E. Mateo-Marti. "Ar+ ion bombardment dictates glycine adsorption on pyrite (100) surface: X-ray photoemission spectroscopy and DFT approach" Applied Surface Science 2020, 530, 147182.

E. J. Cueto Diaz, S. Gálvez-Martínez, Mª C. Torquemada Vico, Mª P. Valles González, E. Mateo-Martí. "2-D organization of silica nanoparticles on gold surfaces: CO2 marker detection and storage" RSC Advances 2020, 10, 31758.

E. Mateo-Marti, S. Galvez-Martinez, C. Gil-Lozano, Mª P. Zorzano. "Pyrite-induced uv-photocatalytic abiotic nitrogen fixation: implications for early atmospheres and Life" Scientific Reports 2019, 9, 15311.

E. Mateo-Marti, O. Prieto-Ballesteros, G. Muñoz Caro, C. González-Díaz, V. Muñoz-Iglesias, S. Gálvez-Martínez. "Characterizing interstellar medium, planetary surface and deep environments by spectroscopic techniques using unique simulation chambers at Centro de Astrobiología (CAB)" Life 2018, 9, 72.

T. Campo, S. Pinilla, S. Gálvez, J. Mª Sanz, F. Márquez, C. Morant. "Synthesis procedure of highly densely packed carbon nanotube forests on TiN" Nanomaterials 2019, 9, 571.

S. Galvez-Martinez, E. Escamilla-Roa, Mª P. Zorzano, E. Mateo-Marti. "Defects on a pyrite surface (100) produce chemical evolution of glycine under inert conditions: Experimental and theoretical approaches" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, 21, 24535.

M. Sanchez-Arenillas, S. Galvez-Martinez, E. Mateo-Marti. "Sulfur amino acids and alanine on pyrite (100) by X-ray photoemission spectroscopy: Surface or molecular role?" Applied Surface Science 2017, 414, 303.

S. Gálvez, J. Rubio-Zuazo, E. Salas-Colera, A. Muñoz-Noval, G. R. Castro. "Sharp chemical interface in epitaxial Fe3O4 thin films" Applied Physics Letters 2014, 105, 241603.

F. Fernández-Palacio, J. Restrepo, S. Gálvez, P. Gómez-Sal, M. E. González Mosquera. "Functionalized aminocarboxylate moieties as linkers for coordination polymers: Influence of the substituents in the dimensionality of the final structure" CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 3376.