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    • A flexible, smart and self-evolving actuator based on polypropylene mesh for hernia repair and a thermo-sensitive gel 

      Lanzalaco, Sonia; Mata, Christian; Turon, Pau; Weis, Christine; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2020)
      Conference lecture
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      Here, a smart mesh actuator, able to self-evolve under temperature and humidity control,has been developed. Thermo-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm)-based materialsare widely appliedin ...
    • A rational design for the selective detection of dopamine using conducting polymers 

      Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Redondo Negrete, Edurne; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2014-02-25)
      Article
      Open Access
      Poly(N-methylpyrrole) (PNMPy), poly(N-cyanoethylpyrrole) (PNCPy) and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) films have been prepared using both single and two polymerization steps for the selective determination of low ...
    • A synergistic combination of tetraethylorthosilicate and multiphosphonic acid offers excellent corrosion protection to AA1100 aluminum alloy 

      Dalmoro, Viviane; dos Santos, João Henrique Zimnoch; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Azambuja, Denise S. (2013-05-15)
      Article
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      This work describes a new mechanism for the incorporation of organophosphonic acid into silane self-assembly monolayers, which has been used to protect AA1100 aluminum alloy. The protection improvement has been attributed ...
    • Amphiphilic polypyrrole-poly(Schiff base) copolymers with poly(ethylene glycol) side chains: synthesis, properties and applications 

      Molina, Brenda G.; Cianga, Luminita; Bendrea, Anca Dana; Cianga, Ioan; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2018-08-21)
      Article
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      New amphiphilic poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG)-grafted random intrinsically conducting copolymers which combine three different functionalities have been engineered, prepared and characterized. Specifically, these “rod-coil” ...
    • An amphiphilic, heterografted polythiophene copolymer containing biocompatible/biodegradable side chains for use as an (electro)active surface in biomedical applications 

      Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Cianga, Luminita; Bendrea, Anca Dana; Cianga, Ioan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2019-09-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      Given that the copolymers of complex topology and composition are at the forefront of multifunctional materials research, this work reports aboutan amphiphilic random, heterografted copolymer of ...
    • Antifouling properties of papain-based antifouling coatings 

      Peres, Rafael; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Moreno Martinez, Juan Antonio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Ferreira, Carlos Arthur (2015-06-30)
      Article
      Open Access
      The aim of this work is to study the antifouling performance and water uptake behaviour of coatings formulated with papain (an environmentally friendly pigment). Antifouling coatings have been formulated using rosin (natural ...
    • Apunts del Grup de recursos per a la didàctica de la química 

      Grau Vilalta, Maria Dolors; Guaus Guerrero, Ester; Martínez Matínez, María; Calvet Tarragona, Aureli; Almajano Pablos, María Pilar; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Cardona Planes, Anna Maria; Farran Marsà, Adriana; García Álvarez, Montserrat; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Gorchs Altarriba, Roser; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Morillo Cazorla, Margarita; Pardo Tràfach, Patricia; Torras Grané, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011)
      Lecture notes
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    • Assembly of Conducting Polymer and Biohydrogel for the Release and Real-Time Monitoring of Vitamin K3 

      Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Domínguez, Eva; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this work, we report the design and fabrication of a dual-function integrated system to monitor, in real time, the release of previously loaded 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone (MeNQ), also named vitamin K3. The newly developed ...
    • Assessment of corrosion-induced changes on the mechanical integrity of cemented carbides at small length scales 

      Zheng, Y.F.; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Besharatloo, H.; Serra, Marco; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Lavigne, Olivier; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (2019-11-01)
      Article
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      In this work, the effect of corrosion-induced damage on the mechanical response of hardmetals was evaluated at small length-scale by means of nanoindentation and nanoscratch techniques. Damage was introduced in a controlled ...
    • Avances tecnológicos en la detección de neurotransmisores 

      Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Córdova Mateo, Esther; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2011-06-01)
      Article
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      La combinación de los resultados que proporcionan los experimentos realizados en el laboratorio y el ordenador es una de las claves para conseguir avances científicos importantes en la investigación de la química aplicada ...
    • Breaking-down the catalyst used for the electrophotosynthesis of amino acids by nitrogen and carbon fixation 

      Sans Milà, Jordi; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Sanz, Vanesa; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-09-01)
      Article
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      The electrophotocatalytic synthesis of Glycine and Alanine from a simple gas mixture containing N2, CO2, CH4 and H2O under mild reaction conditions (95 °C and 6 bar) was recently developed using a catalyst formed by ...
    • Characterization and properties of a polythiophene with a malonic acid dimethyl ester side group 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Salvatella, Roser; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2009-05-27)
      Article
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      A new polythiophene derivative bearing a malonic acid dimethyl ester substituent attached to the 3-position of the repeat unit has been prepared by chemical oxidative-coupling polymerization. The chemical structure of ...
    • Characterization and Properties of Poly[N-(2-cyanoethyl)pyrrole] 

      Aradilla Zapata, David; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Oliver, R.; Iribarren Laco, José Ignacio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2010-08-02)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • Composites based on epoxy resins and poly(3-thiophene methyl acetate) nanoparticles: mechanical and electrical properties 

      Pérez Madrigal, Mª del Mar; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Azambuja, Denise S.; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2014-09-18)
      Article
      Open Access
      Conducting polymer nanocomposites (CPnC) have been prepared by loading different concentrations of poly(3-thiophene methyl acetate) (P3TMA) nanoparticles to an epoxy network. Therefore, the typical limitations of CPs ...
    • Confinement of a ß-barrel protein in nanoperforated free-standing nanomembranes for ion transport 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Michaux, Catherine; Perpete, Eric; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10-14)
      Article
      Open Access
      Bioinspired free-standing nanomembranes (FSNMs) for selective ion transport have been tailored by immobilizing the Omp2a ß-barrel membrane protein inside nanoperforations created in flexible poly(lactic acid) (PLA) ...
    • Controlling the morphology of poly(N -cyanoethylpyrrole) 

      Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2012-04-26)
      Article
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      The morphology of poly(N-cyanoethylpyrrole) has been controlled through the polymerization process. This polymer has been prepared by anodic polymerization, chemical oxidative polymerization in emulsion medium, and ...
    • Corrosion rate evaluation by gravimetric and electrochemical techniques applied to the metallic reinforcing structures of a historic building 

      Iribarren Laco, José Ignacio; Liesa Mestres, Francisco; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2017-09-28)
      Article
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      This work presents the diagnosis procedure followed to determine the degree of damage of a 100-year-oldreinforced concrete building located in Barcelona city, the Sant-Manuel pavilion at Hôpital de la Santa Creui Sant-Pau. ...
    • Corrosion-induced damage and residual strength of WC-Co,Ni cemented carbides: influence of microstructure and corrosion medium 

      Zheng, Yafeng; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Lavigne, Olivier; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-09-19)
      Article
      Open Access
      The corrosion behavior of cemented carbides with binders of different chemical nature (Co and Ni) and carbides with distinct mean grain size (ultrafine and coarse) was studied. The investigation also included corrosion ...
    • Cuaderno de prácticas 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Franco García, María Lourdes; López Peña, Irene; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Saperas Plana, Núria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02)
      Practice
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    • Current status and challenges of biohydrogels for applications as supercapacitors and secondary batteries 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Díaz Díaz, David (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-05-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Progress in the chemical sciences has formed the world we live in, both on a macroscopic and on a nanoscopic scale. The last decade witnessed the development of high performance materials that storage charge on many ways, ...