Vidal Gancedo

Tenured Scientist

Contact Data

Phone: + 34 935 801 853
Ext: 248
Fax: + 34 935 805 729
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]
Dep: Molecular Nanoscience and Organic Materials
NANOMOL- Jose Vidal-Gancedo's Lab


José Vidal Gancedo received his PhD in 1993 in chemistry by Barcelona University working at Institut de Ciència de Materials (ICMAB-CSIC) in Barcelona (Spain).  In 2002 he obtained a research position at ICMAB-CSIC.  He is co-author of around 125 SCI papers than have received over 3850 citations, 4 book chapters and 5 patents.

Research interest

Radical dendrimers for Magnetic Resonace Imaging

Radicals for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization

Spin Labelled Gold Nanoparticles


University Degrees

B. Sc. in Organic Chemistry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1983.

Master: Alta Especialización en Plásticos y Caucho, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros (CSIC) de Madrid.  1984.

Doctorate, University and Year:

Ph. D. in Chemistry, Universidad de Barcelona, 1993.


Molecular materials

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectroscopy

Free radicals

High-spin molecules

Molecular magnetism

Electron and energy transfer processes

Supramolecular chemistry

Gold nanoparticles

Radicals for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization

Radicals and  radical dendrimers for Magnetic Resonace Imaging

Most significative academic merits

President of the Spanish Group of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance. GERPE
Spanish Representative in the European Federation of EPR Groups


Number Articles: 143
Number Citations: 3850
Number Theses: 3
Number Patents: 5
Hfactor: 34

Scientific Highlights

L. Pinto, I. Martín-Montesinos, V. Lloveras, J.L. Muñoz-Gómez, M. Pons, J. Veciana, J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

NMR signal enhancement > 50000 times in Fast Dissolution Bynamic Nuclear Polarization.

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3757-3760.


V. Lloveras, E. Badetti, J. Veciana and J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Dynamics of Intramolecular Spin Exchange Interaction of a Nitronyl Nitroxide Diradical in Solution and on Surfaces.

Nanoscale. 2016, 8, 5049-5058.


V. Lloveras, E. Badetti, K. Wurst, V. Chechik, j. Veciana, J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Magnetic and Electrochemical Properties of a Diradical TEMPO-substituted Disulfide in Solution, in a Crystal and anchored on Au(111) forming a SAM.

Chem. Eur. J. 2016. 22, 1805-1815.


V. Lloveras, E. Badetti, K. Wurst, J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Synthesis, X-Ray Structure, Magnetic Properties, and a Study of Intra/Intermolecular Radical-Radical Interactions of a Triradical TEMPO Compound.

Chem. Phys. Chem. 2015, 16, 3302-3307.


E. Badetti, V. Lloveras, J. L. Muñoz-Gómez, R. M. Sebastián, A. M. Caminade, J. P. Majoral, J. Veciana, J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Radical Dendrimers: A Family of Five Generations of Phosphorus Dendrimers Functionalized with TEMPO Radicals.

Macromolecules. 2014, 47, 7717−7724.


J. L. Muñoz-Gómez, I. Marín-Montesinos, V. Lloveras, M. Pons, J. Veciana*, J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Novel PTM-TEMPO Biradical for Fast Dissolution Dynamic Nuclear Polarization.

Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5402−5405.


E. Badetti; V. Lloveras; K. Wurst; R. M. Sebastián;  A.-M. Caminade; J.-P. Majoral; J. Veciana; J. Vidal-Gancedo.*

Synthesis and structural characterization of a dendrimer model compound based on a cyclotriphosphazene core with TEMPO radicals as substituents.

Org. Lett. 2013, 15(14), 3490-3493.



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