Almásy László
Research scientist
Department of Neutron Spectroscopy
Centre for Energy Research

Research topics and cooperations

- Colloidal solutions of synthetic and biological magnetic nanoparticles

partners: J. Markhulia, V. Mikelashvili, Sh. Kekutia, Tbilisi, Georgia; M. Avdeev, V. Petrenko, JINR, Dubna, Russia; L. Balejcikova, P. Kopcansky, IEP, Slovakia; D. Creanga, A I Cuza Univ, Romania

- Solution structure and phase behavior of photo-active polymers with rigid backbone

partners: M. Knaapila, DTU, Copenhagen, Denmark; V. Haramus, DESY, Germany

- Aqueous and non-aqueous solutions of small molecules and molten salts

partners: A. Perera, Université Sorbonne, France; M. Požar, University of Split, Croatia, W. Marczak, University of Czestochowa, Poland

- Synthesis and properties of composite silicate materials

partners: Z. Dudás, A. Len, Budapest; A.-M. Putz, Timisoara, Romania; G.P. Kopitsa, PNPI, Russia; O. Gorbunova, Institute of Hydrocarbon processing, Omsk, Russia

- Hybrid silica materials prepared by sol-gel and irradiation

partners: J. Lancastre, F. Margaca, C. Almeida, ITN, Portugal

- Self-assembling and solution properties of novel surfactant materials

partners: Viktor Petrenko, Ikerbasque, Spain; Lucia Zakharova, Tatiana N. Pashirova, Kazan Sci Center, Russia; Martin Pisárčik, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Research projects

2019 - 2021 Preparation and applications of functionalized mesoporous silica


Synthesis and characterization of magnetic iron oxide-silica nanocomposites used for adsorptive recovery of palladium (II)

Butyl-Methyl-Pyridinium Tetrafluoroborate Confined in Mesoporous Silica Xerogels: Thermal Behaviour and Matrix-Template Interaction
Physicochemical characterization and drug release properties of methyl-substituted silica xerogels made using sol-gel process
Comparison of Structure and Adsorption Properties of Mesoporous Silica Functionalized with Aminopropyl Groups by the Co-Condensation and the Post Grafting Methods
Hydrogen storage performance of methyl-substituted mesoporous silica with tailored textural characteristics
Hydrogen storage performances for mesoporous silica synthesized with mixed tetraethoxysilane and methyltriethoxysilane precursors in acidic condition
Mesoporous magnetic nanocomposites: a promising adsorbent for the removal of dyes from aqueous solutions
Highly efficient and fast removal of colored pollutants from single and binary systems, using magnetic mesoporous silica
Silica-coated magnetic nanocomposites for Pb2+ removal from aqueous solution
SiO2-PVA-Fe(acac)3 hybrid based superparamagnetic nanocomposites for nanomedicine
Hybrid mesoporous silica with controlled drug release
Removal of cadmium from aqueous solutions using inorganic porous nanocomposites

2018 - 2019 Small Angle Scattering and Theoretical study of Molecular Emulsions

Microscopic origin of the scattering pre-peak in aqueous propylamine mixtures: X-ray and neutron experiments versus simulations

2018 - 2020 Structural and thermodynamic studies of aqueous solutions

Study of the thermophysical properties for aqueous alkanediols binary mixtures

2016 - 2018 Synthesis and characterisation of mesoporous silica gels

Functionalized silica materials synthesized via co-condensation and post-grafting methods
silica xerogels and sonogels
hybrid silica supports for biomolecules
Mesoporous silica obtained with methyltriethoxysilane as co-precursor in alkaline medium
Ultrasonic preparation of mesoporous silica using pyridinium ionic liquid

2014 - 2016 Structural and thermodynamic studies of ternary mixtures with ionic liquids

Hydrogen-bonded aggregates in the mixtures of piperidine with water: Thermodynamic, SANS and theoretical studies
Molecular Aggregation in Binary Mixtures of Pyrrolidine, N-Methylpyrrolidine, Piperidine, and N-Methylpiperidine with Water: Thermodynamic, SANS, and Theoretical Studies

2006 - 2007 < MTA - CNRS >

Structure of aqueous solutions of ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate by small-angle neutron scattering
Kirkwood-Buff integrals of aqueous alcohol binary mixtures

2005 - 2006 Structural studies of aqueous solutions of surface active molecules

Solute aggregation in dilute aqueous solutions of tetramethylurea

2004 - 2005 < MTA - CNRS >

On the evaluation of the Kirkwood-Buff integrals of aqueous acetone mixtures

publications from experiments on SANS diffractometer Yellow Submarine at Budapest Neutron Centre

publications in Scopus


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