Rafael Vargas-Bernal

Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato

Rafael Vargas-Bernal received a bachelor's degree in Communications and Electronics Engineering from the University of Guanajuato in 1995, and the degrees of Master of Science and Doctorate in Sciences with Specialty in Electronics from the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Since January 2002, he has been a professor-researcher at the Higher Technological Institute of Irapuato (ITESI) and, particularly since 2006, he has worked in the Department of Materials Engineering where he has established himself as a senior researcher. He has authored 1 book, 15 articles in journals, 29 chapters in books, and about 100 conference articles. He is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI-Mexico). He regularly serves as a reviewer of scientific articles in RSC Advances, Royal Society Open Science, Materials Science and Engineering B, New Journal of Chemistry, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Applied Surface Science, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Materials Today Communications, Sensors, Aggregate, Advances in Polymer Technology, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, Nanoscale, SoftwareX, IEEE Electron Device Letters, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, as well as reviewer of standards in Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI). His research interests include two-dimensional materials, nanomaterials, aerospace materials, composite materials, MEMS, advanced materials, gas sensors, and biosensors.

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Two of the hottest research topics today are hybrid nanomaterials and flexible electronics. As such, this book covers both topics with chapters written by experts from across the globe. Chapters address hybrid nanomaterials, electronic transport in black phosphorus, three-dimensional nanocarbon hybrids, hybrid ion exchangers, pressure-sensitive adhesives for flexible electronics, simulation and modeling of transistors, smart manufacturing technologies, and inorganic semiconductors.

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