Ana Luísa Fonseca

244 - METROVAC

10534
alapf@campus.fct.unl.pt

Research Areas


  • Vacuum and microflows technology and metrology. Mass spectrometry leak detection;

  • Microflows measurement and characterization: cork permeability to gases, vapors and liquids;

  • Environmental Sustainability and natural resource management: development process for extraction of cork contaminants (TCA)

  • Development of a primary standard for reference leak calibration 

  • Design and characterization of R134a reference leaks




Main publications

O.M.N.D. Teodoro, A.L. Fonseca, H, Pereira e A.M.C.Moutinho, “Vacuum Physics Applied to the Transport of Gases Through Cork”, Vacuum, vol.109, pp. 397-400, 2014. 


A. P. Fonseca, C. Brazinha, H. Pereira, J. G. Crespo and O.M.N.D. Teodoro “The permeability of cork for water and ethanol”, J. Agric. Food Chem, vol.61, pp. 9672-9679, 2013. 


C. Brazinha, A. P. Fonseca, H. Pereira, O.M.N.D. Teodoro e J. G. Crespo, “Gas transport through cork: modelling gas permeation based on the morphology of a natural polymer material”, J. Membrane Sci., vol. 428, pp. 5262, 2013. 


C. Brazinha, A.P. Fonseca, H.Pereira, O.M.N.D. Teodoro, J.G.C. Crespo, “Modelling gas permeation based on the morphology of a natural polymer material”, Procedia Engineering, vol. 44, pp. 529-531, 2012. 


D. P. Faria, A. L. Fonseca, H. Pereia e O.M.N. D. Teodoro, “Permeability of cork to gases”, J. Agric. Food Chem, vol. 59, pp. 3590-3597, 2011.