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Journal Articles

  • Hernandez Battez, A., Ramos, D., Blanco, D., Gonzalez, R., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Viesca, J.L., 2018. Lubrication Properties of the Ionic Liquid Dodecyl-3 Methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. TRIBOLOGY LETTERS, 66 (1).
  • Fernandez-Gonzalez, A., Mallada, M.T., Viesca, J.L., Gonzalez, R., Badia, R. and Hernandez-Battez, A., 2017. Corrosion activity and solubility in polar oils of three bis (trifluoromethylsulfonyl) imide/bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl) amide ([NTF2]) anion-based ionic liquids. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL AND ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY, 56, 292-298.
  • Viesca, J.L., Mallada, M.T., Blanco, D., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A., Espina-Casado, J., Gonzalez, R. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2017. Lubrication performance of an ammonium cation-based ionic liquid used as an additive in a polar oil. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 116, 422-430.
  • Blanco, D., Gonzalez, R., Viesca, J.L., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A., Bartolome, M. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2017. Antifriction and Antiwear Properties of an Ionic Liquid with Fluorine-Containing Anion Used as Lubricant Additive. TRIBOLOGY LETTERS, 65 (2).
  • Hernandez Battez, A., Fernandes, C.M.C.G., Martins, R.C., Bartolome, M., Gonzalez, R. and Seabra, J.H.O., 2017. Two phosphonium cation-based ionic liquids used as lubricant additive Part I: Film thickness and friction characteristics. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 107, 233-239.
  • Blanco, D., Bartolome, M., Ramajo, B., Viesca, J.L., Gonzalez, R. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2017. Isoconversional kinetic analysis applied to five phosphonium cation-based ionic liquids. THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 648, 62-74.
  • Hernandez Battez, A., Blanco, D., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A., Mallada, M.T., Gonzalez, R. and Viesca, J.L., 2016. Friction, wear and tribofilm formation with a [NTf2] anion-based ionic liquid as neat lubricant. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 103, 73-86.
  • Blanco, D., Viesca, J.L., Mallada, M.T., Ramajo, B., Gonzalez, R. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2016. Wettability and corrosion of [NTf2] anion-based ionic liquids on steel and PVD (TiN, CrN, ZrN) coatings. SURFACE & COATINGS TECHNOLOGY, 302, 13-21.
  • Blanco, D., Bartolome, M., Ramajo, B., Viesca, J.L., Gonzalez, R. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2016. Wetting Properties of Seven Phosphonium Cation-Based Ionic Liquids. INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 55 (36), 9594-9602.
  • García, A., Fernández, M.R., Cuetos, J.M., González, R., Ortiz, A. and Cadenas, M., 2016. Study of the Sliding Wear and Friction Behavior of WC + NiCrBSi Laser Cladding Coatings as a Function of Actual Concentration of WC Reinforcement Particles in Ball-on-Disk Test. Tribology Letters, 63 (3).
  • Anand, M., Hadfield, M., Viesca, J.-L., Thomas, B., Gonzalez, R., Cantrill, R. and Battez, A.H., 2016. Assessing Boundary Film Forming Behavior of Phosphonium Ionic Liquids as Engine Lubricant Additives. LUBRICANTS, 4 (2).
  • Gonzalez, R., Bartolome, M., Blanco, D., Viesca, J.L., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2016. Effectiveness of phosphonium cation-based ionic liquids as lubricant additive. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 98, 82-93.
  • Hernandez Battez, A., Bartolome, M., Blanco, D., Viesca, J.L., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Gonzalez, R., 2016. Phosphonium cation-based ionic liquids as neat lubricants: Physicochemical and tribological performance. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 95, 118-131.
  • Fernandes, C.M.C.G., Hernandez Battez, A., Gonzalez, R., Monge, R., Viesca, J.L., Garcia, A., Martins, R.C. and Seabra, J.H.O., 2015. Torque loss and wear of FZG gears lubricated with wind turbine gear oils using an ionic liquid as additive. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 90, 306-314.
  • Monge, R., González, R., Hernández Battez, A., Fernández-González, A., Viesca, J.L., García, A. and Hadfield, M., 2015. Ionic liquids as an additive in fully formulated wind turbine gearbox oils. Wear, 328-329, 50-63.
  • Fernández, M.R., García, A., Cuetos, J.M., González, R., Noriega, A. and Cadenas, M., 2015. Effect of actual WC content on the reciprocating wear of a laser cladding NiCrBSi alloy reinforced with WC. Wear, 324-325, 80-89.
  • García, A., González, R., Hernández Battez, A., Viesca, J.L., Monge, R., Fernández-González, A. and Hadfield, M., 2014. Ionic liquids as a neat lubricant applied to steel-steel contacts. Tribology International, 72, 42-50.
  • Hernández Battez, A., Viesca, J.L., González, R., García, A., Reddyhoff, T. and Higuera-Garrido, A., 2014. Effect of Shear Rate, Temperature, and Particle Concentration on the Rheological Properties of ZnO and ZrO2Nanofluids. Tribology Transactions, 57 (3), 489-495.
  • Viesca, J.L., Garcia, A., Hernandez Battez, A., Gonzalez, R., Monge, R., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Hadfield, M., 2013. FAP(-) Anion Ionic Liquids Used in the Lubrication of a Steel-Steel Contact. TRIBOLOGY LETTERS, 52 (3), 431-437.
  • González, R., Battez, A.H., Viesca, J.L., Higuera-Garrido, A. and Fernández-González, A., 2013. Lubrication of DLC Coatings with Two Tris(pentafluoroethyl)trifluorophosphate Anion-Based Ionic Liquids. Tribology Transactions, 56 (5), 887-895.
  • Hernández Battez, A., González, R., Viesca, J.L., Fernández-González, A. and Hadfield, M., 2013. Lubrication of PVD coatings with ethyl-dimethyl-2-methoxyethylammonium tris(pentafluoroethyl)trifluorophosphate. Tribology International, 58, 71-78.
  • Higuera-Garrido, A., Wang, C., Gonzalez, R., Hernandez Battez, A. and Sadeghi, F., 2012. Non-uniform behavior of lubricant flow according to surface texturing distribution. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tribology Division, TRIB.
  • Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V., Battez, A.H., Asedegbega, E., Garrido, A.H. and Perez, A.T., 2011. 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate as oil additive for the lubrication of steel-steel contacts and its influence on the running-in and wear-in periods. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tribology Division, TRIB, 87-89.
  • Battez, A.H., Alonso, D.B., Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Garrido, A.H., 2011. Lubrication of DLC and TiN coatings with two ionic liquids used as neat lubricant and oil additive. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tribology Division, TRIB, 95-97.
  • Higuera-Garrido, A., González, R., Cadenas, M., Viesca, J.L. and Hernández-Battez, A., 2011. Microstructure of NiCrBSi laser cladding coatings textured by ND-YAG laser. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tribology Division, TRIB, 55-57.
  • Pérez, A.T., Battez, A.H., García-Atance, G., Viesca, J.L., González, R. and Hadfield, M., 2011. Use of optical profilometry in the ASTM D4172 standard. Wear, 271 (11-12), 2963-2967.
  • Garrido, A.H., González, R., Cadenas, M. and Viesca, J.L., 2011. NiCrBSi coatings textured by Nd-YAG laser. International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering, 5 (2-3), 75-97.
  • Viesca, J.L., Hernández Battez, A., González, R., Chou, R. and Cabello, J.J., 2011. Antiwear properties of carbon-coated copper nanoparticles used as an additive to a polyalphaolefin. Tribology International, 44 (7-8), 829-833.
  • Higuera, A., Gonzalez, R., Cadenas, M. and Hernandez Battez, A., 2011. Tribological behavior of laser-textured NiCrBSi coatings. Wear, 271, 925-933.
  • Blanco, D., González, R., Hernández Battez, A., Viesca, J.L. and Fernández-Gonzlez, A., 2011. Use of ethyl-dimethyl-2-methoxyethylammonium tris(pentafluoroethyl) trifluorophosphate as base oil additive in the lubrication of TiN PVD coating. Tribology International, 44 (5), 645-650.
  • Blanco, D., Battez, A.H., Viesca, J.L., González, R. and Fernández-González, A., 2011. Lubrication of CrN coating with ethyl-dimethyl-2-methoxyethylammonium tris(pentafluoroethyl)trifluorophosphate ionic liquid as additive to PAO 6. Tribology Letters, 41 (1), 295-302.
  • González, R., Viesca, J.L., Hernández Battez, A., Torres Pérez, A. and García-Atanje, G., 2010. Tribological improvement of using ionic liquids and nanoparticles as oil additives. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2010, 663-665.
  • Hernández Battez, A., Torres Pérez, A., García-Atanje, G., Viesca, J.L., González, R. and Hadfield, M., 2010. Advantages of using optical profilometry in the ASTM D4172 standard. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2010, 644-646.
  • González, R., Hernández Battez, A., Blanco, D., Viesca, J.L. and Fernández-González, A., 2010. Lubrication of TiN, CrN and DLC PVD coatings with 1-butyl-1- methylpyrrolidinium tris(pentafluoroethyl)trifluorophosphate. Tribology Letters, 40 (2), 269-277.
  • Viesca, J.L., Hernandez Battez, A., Gonzalez, R., Reddyhoff, T., Perez, A.T. and Spikes, H.A., 2010. Assessing boundary film formation of lubricant additivised with 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate using ECR as qualitative indicator. WEAR, 269 (1-2), 112-117.
  • Hernández Battez, A., Viesca, J.L., González, R., Blanco, D., Asedegbega, E. and Osorio, A., 2010. Friction reduction properties of a CuO nanolubricant used as lubricant for a NiCrBSi coating. Wear, 268 (1), 325-328.
  • Battez, A.H., González, R., Viesca, J.L., Blanco, D., Asedegbega, E. and Osorio, A., 2009. Tribological behaviour of two imidazolium ionic liquids as lubricant additives for steel/steel contacts. Wear, 266 (11-12), 1224-1228.
  • Hernández Battez, A., González, R., Viesca, J.L., Fernández, J.E., Díaz Fernández, J.M., Machado, A., Chou, R. and Riba, J., 2008. CuO, ZrO2 and ZnO nanoparticles as antiwear additive in oil lubricants. Wear, 265 (3-4), 422-428.
  • Hernández Battez, A., González, R., Felgueroso, D., Fernández, J.E., del Rocío Fernández, M., García, M.A. and Peñuelas, I., 2007. Wear prevention behaviour of nanoparticle suspension under extreme pressure conditions. Wear, 263 (7-12 SPEC. ISS.), 1568-1574.
  • González, R., Cadenas, M., Fernández, R., Cortizo, J.L. and Rodríguez, E., 2007. Wear behaviour of flame sprayed NiCrBSi coating remelted by flame or by laser. Wear, 262 (3-4), 301-307.
  • González, R., García, M.A., Peñuelas, I., Cadenas, M., Fernández, M.D.R., Battez, A.H. and Felgueroso, D., 2007. Microstructural study of NiCrBSi coatings obtained by different processes. Wear, 263 (1-6 SPEC. ISS.), 619-624.
  • Fernández, E., Cadenas, M., González, R., Navas, C., Fernández, R. and Damborenea, J.D., 2005. Wear behaviour of laser clad NiCrBSi coating. Wear, 259 (7-12), 870-875.

Chapters

  • Garrido, A.H., González, R., Cadenas, M., Wang, C.-P. and Sadeghi, F., 2013. Lasers in Surface Engineering. 247-291.

Conferences

  • Higuera-Garrido, A., Wang, C., González, R., Báttez, A.H. and Sadeghi, F., 2012. Non-uniform behavior of lubricant flow according to surface texturing distribution. 67-69.
  • Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V., Battez, A.H., Asedegbega, E., Garrido, A.H. and Perez, A.T., 2011. 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate as oil additive for the lubrication of steel-steel contacts and its influence on the running-in and wear-in periods. 87-89.
  • Battez, A.H., Alonso, D.B., Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A. and Garrido, A.H., 2011. Lubrication of DLC and TiN coatings with two ionic liquids used as neat lubricant and oil additive. 95-97.
  • Higuera-Garrido, A., González, R., Cadenas, M., Viesca, J.L. and Hernández-Battez, A., 2011. Microstructure of NiCrBSi laser cladding coatings textured by ND-YAG laser. 55-57.
  • González, R., Viesca, J.L., Hernández Battez, A., Torres Pérez, A. and García-Atanje, G., 2010. Tribological improvement of using ionic liquids and nanoparticles as oil additives. 663-665.
  • Hernández Battez, A., Torres Pérez, A., García-Atanje, G., Viesca, J.L., González, R. and Hadfield, M., 2010. Advantages of using optical profilometry in the ASTM D4172 standard. 644-646.
  • Battez, A.H., Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V. and Rico, J.E.F., 2009. Viscosity and tribology of copper oxide nanofluids. 205-207.
  • Battez, A.H., Rodriguez, R.G., Rodriguez, J.L.V. and Rico, J.E.F., 2009. Viscosity and tribology of copper oxide nanofluids. 205-207.
  • Gonzalez, R., Garcia, M.A., Peñuelas, I., Cadenas, M., Fernandez, M.R., Hernandez Battez, A. and Felgueroso, D., 2007. Microstructural study of NiCrBSi coatings obtained by different processes. In: 16th International Conference on Wear of Materials 16-19 April 2007 Montreal, Canada.

PhD Students

  • Raquel Monge García. Tribological improvenent of the wind turbine gearboxes by mechanical design optimization, ussiing of coatings and lubrication with ionic liquids
  • Ángel del Reguero Huerta. Tribological behavior of functionalized nanoparticles as additives in industrial lubricants

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Maintenance
  • Marine Engines

Grants

  • Formulation of "Fuel Economy" oils using ionic liquids as additive (Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, 01 Jan 2014). In Progress
  • Confocal and Interferometer Leica DCM 3D Microscope (Principality of Asturias (Spain), 13 Oct 2011). Awarded
  • Design and manufacturing of laser cladding functionally graded coatings with predefined tribological behaviours (Ministry of Science and Innovation (Spain), 01 Jan 2011). Awarded
  • Improvement of efficiency and durability of wind turbine gearboxes by using of coatings, lubrication with ionic liquids and laser texturing (Ministry of Science and Innovation (Spain), 01 Jan 2011). Awarded
  • Energy savings through the combined use of coatings and ionic liquids (Principality of Asturias (Spain), 01 Nov 2009). Awarded
  • Laser meshing of plasma sprayed coatings and texturing of laser cladding coatings: effects on the lubricated wear (Ministry of Science and Education (Spain), 01 Mar 2007). Awarded
  • Lubricated wear behavior of plasma sprayed ceramic (base Cr2O3) and nickel base alloys coatings, with and without post-laser treatment, faced with elastomers (Ministry of Science and Education (Spain), 01 Nov 2002). Awarded
  • Optimisation of NiCrBSi coatings deposited by flame-spray and by laser cladding techniques to improve the wear and the corrosion (Ministry of Science and Technology (Spain), 01 Jan 2002). Awarded

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering - Tribology (2007)
  • BEng (Hons) in Marine Engineering (2000)

Honours

  • Excellence award for the best Ph.D. Thesis in the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering of Oviedo University.
  • Award for the Best Academic Record in the Higher Nautical School of University of Oviedo.
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