Pere Bruna

Professor Agregat

Department of Physics
Escola d'Enginyeria de Barcelona Est
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Avda. Eduard Maristany 16
08930 Barcelona - SPAIN

Phone: ++34 934 134 151
Email: pere.bruna(@)

ORCID: 0000-0002-7411-1278
ResearcherID: I-2999-2014

Research interests

Materials Science. Kinetics of primary crystallization. Microstructural development in nucleation and growth transformations. Bulk metallic glasses and nanocrystalline metallic alloys. Mössbauer spectroscopy applied to amorphous and nanocrystalline alloys. Use of synchrotron radiation in amorphous alloys.



Corrosion resistance of crystalline and amorphous CuZr alloys in NaCl aqueous environment and effect of corrosion inhibitors
Chenyang XIE, Ingrid MILOŠEV, Frank U. RENNER, Anton KOKALJ, Pere BRUNA, Daniel CRESPO
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 879 (2021) 160464

Evaluation of the Effect of Minor Additions in the Crystallization Path of [(Fe0.5Co0.5)0.75B0.2Si0.05]100-xMx Metallic Glasses by Means of Mössbauer Spectroscopy
S.Leila Panahi, Parthiban Ramasamy, Francesc Masdeu, Mihai Stoica, Joan Torrens-Serra, Pere Bruna
Metals 11 (2021) 1293
DOI: https://10.3390/met11081293

New (FeCoCrNi)-(B,Si) high-entropy metallic glasses, study of the crystallization processes by X-ray diffraction and Mössbauer spectroscopy
S.Leila Panahi, Maria Garcia-Ramón, Eloi Pineda, Pere Bruna
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 547 (2020) 120301
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2020.120301

Fe in P-doped basaltic melts: A Mössbauer spectroscopy study
M Tarrago, M Garcia-Valles, S Martinez, T Pradell, P Bruna
Materials Letters 228 (2018) 57-60

Influence of carbon content on microstructure and properties of a steel matrix cermet
P. Alvaredo, P. Bruna, D. Crespo, E. Gordo
International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 75 (2018) 78-84
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2018.04.006

Glass-forming ability and microstructural evolution of [(Fe0.6Co0.4)0.75Si0.05B0.20]96-xNb4Mx metallic glasses studied by Mössbauer spectroscopy
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, M. Stoica, J. Eckert
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 704 (2017) 748-759

Phonon dispersion relation of metallic glasses
Daniel Crespo, Pere Bruna, Araceli Valles, and Eloi Pineda
Physical Review B 94 (2016) 144205 
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.144205

Structure and Mossbauer Analysis of Melt-Spun Fe-Pd Ribbons Containing Ni and Co
Hanen Rekik, Mahmoud Chemingui, Tarek Bachaga, Amal Cherif, Pere Bruna, Joan Josep Suñol, Mohamed Khitouni
Metals 5 (2015) 1020-1028
DOI: 10.3390/met5021020

Glass-formation and corrosion properties of Fe-Cr-Mo-C-B glassy ribbons with low Cr content
M. Madinehei, P. Bruna, M.J. Duarte, E. Pineda, J. Klemm, F.U. Renner
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 615 (2014) S128-S131
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.12.245

Relaxation of rapidly quenched metallic glasses: Effect of the relaxation state on the slow, low temperature dynamics
Eloi Pineda, Pere Bruna, Beatrice Ruta, Marta Gonzalez-Silveira, Daniel Crespo
Acta Materialia 61 (2013) 3002-3011

Glass forming ability, thermal stability, crystallization and magnetic properties of [(Fe,Co,Ni)0.75Si0.05B0.20]95Nb4Zr1 metallic glasses
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, M. Stoica, S. Roth, J. Eckert
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 367 (2013) 30-36
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2013.02.019

Atomic-Scale Relaxation Dynamics and Aging in a Metallic Glass Probed by X-Ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy
B. Ruta, Y. Chushkin, G. Monaco, L. Cipelletti, E. Pineda, P. Bruna, V. M. Giordano & M. Gonzalez-Silveira
Physical Review Letters 109 (2012) 165701
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.165701

Influence of a magnetic field applied during the quenching process on the spin density and nanoscale structure of an amorphous Fe–B ribbon
J. Bonastre, J.J. Suñol, P. Bruna, K. Sato, J.D. Santos, B. Hernando
Materials Letters 87 (2012) 131–134
DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.07.072

Inelastic X-ray scattering in metallic glasses
Pere Bruna, Jorge Serrano, Eloi Pineda, María Jazmín Duarte, Kun Zhao, Wei Hua Wang, Daniel Crespo
Intermetallics 30 (2012) 148-153
DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2012.03.013

Polyamorphic transitions in Ce-based metallic glasses by synchrotron radiation
M. J. Duarte, P. Bruna, E. Pineda, D. Crespo, G. Garbarino, R. Verbeni, K. Zhao, W. H. Wang, A. H. Romero, J. Serrano
Physical Review B 84 (2011) 224116
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.84.224116

Are metallic glasses different from other glasses? A closer look at their high frequency dynamics
P. Bruna, G. Baldi, E. Pineda, J. Serrano, J.B. Suck, D. Crespo, G. Monaco
Journal of Chemical Physics 135 (2011) 101101
DOI: 10.1063/1.3640002

Role of Mo in the local configuration and structure stabilization of amorphous steels, a Synchrotron x-ray diffraction and Mössbauer study
E. Pineda, J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, J. Serrano, D. Crespo
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 509S (2011) S56-S59
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2011.02.019

Acoustic properties of metallic glasses in the mesoscopic regime by inelastic x-ray scattering
P. Bruna, G. Baldi, E. Pineda, J. Serrano, J. Duarte, D. Crespo, G. Monaco
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 509S (2011) S95-S98
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2010.09.065

Mechanical properties of BMG determined by Synchrotron Radiation: a microscopic picture.
J. Serrano, E. Pineda, P. Bruna, A. Labrador, M. Tacon, M. Krisch, G. Monaco, D. Crespo
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 495 (2010) 319-322

Effect of minor additions on the stability and magnetic properties of Fe-Nb-B based metallic glasses
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, J. Rodríguez-Viejo, S. Roth, M.T. Clavaguera-Mora
Intermetallics 18 (2010) 773-78

Thermal and structural study of nanocrystalline Fe(Co)NiZrB alloys prepared by mechanical alloying
A. González, L. Escoda, J. J. Suñol, G. Shao, B. Arcondo & P. Bruna
Journal of Materials Science 45 (2010) 557-561
DOI: 10.1007/s10853-009-3976-8

Effect of minor Co additions on the crystallization and magnetic properties of Fe(Co)NbBCu alloys
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, S. Roth, J. Rodríguez-Viejo, M.T. Clavaguera-Mora
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 496 (2010) 202-207

Fragility measurement of Pd-based metallic glass by dynamic mechanical analysis
Eloi Pineda, Jorge Serrano, Pere Bruna, and Daniel Crespo
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 504 (2010) S215
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2010.02.065

Structural study of conventional and bulk metallic glasses during annealing
E. Pineda, I. Hidalgo, P. Bruna, T. Pradell, A. Labrador & D. Crespo
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 483 (2009) 578–581
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2008.07.194

Phase-field modelling of microstructural evolution in primary crystallization
P. Bruna, E. Pineda, J. Rojas & D. Crespo
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 483 (2009) 645–649
DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2008.07.215

Structural and thermal changes induced by mechanical alloying in a Fe-Ni based amorphous melt-spun alloy
J.J. Suñol, J. Saurina & P. Bruna
Materials Chemistry and Physics 114 (2009) 996 - 999

Bulk soft magnetic materials from ball-milled Fe77Nb7B15Cu1 amorphous ribbons
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, S. Roth, J. Rodríguez-Viejo, M.T. Clavaguera-Mora
Intermetallics 17 (2009) 79-85
DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2008.10.002

Structural and magnetic characterization of FeNbBCu alloys as function of Nb content
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, S. Roth, J. Rodriguez-Viejo, M.T. Clavaguera-Mora
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 42, (2009) 095010

Study of crystallization process of Fe65Nb10B25 and Fe70Nb10B20 glassy metals
J. Torrens-Serra, P. Bruna, J. Rodrguez-Viejo, T. Pradell & M.T.Clavaguera-Mora
Reviews on Advanced Materials Science 18 (2008) 464-468

Single-Phase MnFe2O4 Powders Obtained by the Polymerized Complex Method
Monica Popa, Pere Bruna, Daniel Crespo & José M. Calderón-Moreno
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 91 (2008) 2488-2494

Microstructural characterization and kinetics modelization of vermicular cast irons
Karina Laneri, Pere Bruna and Daniel Crespo
Materials Science & Techonolgy 24 (2008) 1214-1221

Microstructure description from the differential Avrami formulation
Daniel Crespo, Pere Bruna, Eloi Pineda and Trinitat Pradell
Reviews on Advanced Materials Science 18 (2008) 459-463

Structural evolution of metallic glasses during annealing through in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction
E. Pineda, F. Boneu, P. Bruna, T. Pradell, A. Labrador & D. Crespo
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 354 (2008) 5140-5142

Mössbauer characterization of an amorphous steel with optimal Mo content
L. Facchini, P. Bruna, E.. Pineda & D. Crespo
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 354 (2008) 5138-5139

Phase-field modelling of glass crystallization: change of the transport properties and crystallization kinetic
P.Bruna, E. Pineda & D. Crespo
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 353 (2007) 1002-1004

On the validity of Avrami formalism in primary crystallization
Pere Bruna, Daniel Crespo, Ricard González-Cinca, Eloi Pineda
Journal of Applied Physics 100 (2006) 054907

Kinetics of Primary Crystallization Studied by Phase-Field Simulation
Pere Bruna, Eloi Pineda, Ricard González-Cinca, Trinitat Pradell, Daniel Crespo
TMS Letters 2 (2005) 11-12

Cell size distribution in random tessellations of space
E. Pineda, P.Bruna & D.Crespo
Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research December 15, 2004 Issue

Thermal and structural characterization of Fe-Nb-B alloys prepared by mechanical alloying
J.J. Suñol., A. González, J. Saurina, Ll. Escoda & P. Bruna
Materials Science and Engineering A 375-377, 874-880 (2004)
DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2003.10.194

Thermal and structural changes induced by mechanical alloying in melt-spun Fe-Ni based amorphous alloys
Suñol JJ, Gonzalez A, Pradell T, Bruna P, Clavaguera-Mora MT, Clavaguera N
Materials science and engineering A: Structural materials properties 375-377, 881-887 (2004)
DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2003.10.195

Cell size distribution in random tessellations of space
E. Pineda, P. Bruna & D. Crespo
Physical Review E 70, 066119 (2004)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.066119

Size distribution evolution equations in space competing domain growth systems
P. Bruna, E. Pineda & D. Crespo
Philosophical Magazine 84, 2023-2039 (2004)
DOI: 10.1080/14786430410001678154

Mechanosynthesis of a Fe-Ni melt-spun amorphous alloy under different milling conditions
Sunol JJ, Gonzalez A, Bruna P, Pradell T, Clavaguera N, Mora MT
Materials Science Forum 426(4), 1927-1932 (2003)

Rare earth additions in a ferritic steel: A Mössbauer study
P.Bruna, I. Mejia, J. Cabrera and T. Pradell
Hyperfine Interactions C 5, 523-528 (2003)

A Mössbauer Study of Nanocrystallisation under Continuous Heating Conditions
P. Bruna, M.T. Clavaguera-Mora, N. Clavaguera, E. Pineda, T. Pradell & D. Crespo
Hyperfine Interactions C 5, 41-44 (2003)

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