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    • 3D-printed polymer-infiltrated ceramic network with biocompatible adhesive to potentiate dental implant applications 

      Hodasova, Ludmila; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-09-23)
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      The aim of this work was to prepare and characterize polymer–ceramic composite material for dental applications, which must resist fracture and wear under extreme forces. It must also be compatible with the hostile environment ...
    • 3D-printed polymer-infiltrated ceramic network: mechanical properties and biocompatibility 

      Hodasova, Ludmila; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Fargas Ribas, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-16)
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      The current study focuses on the manufacture and characterization of emerging polymer-infiltrated ceramic networks (PICN) produced by 3D-printing technologies, which show a potential to be used as dental implant material. ...
    • A biosourced epoxy resin for adhesive thermoset applications 

      Bonamigo Moreira, Vitor; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Rintjema, Jeroen; Bravo Lara, Fernando; Kleij, Arjan W.; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2022-04-07)
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      Biobased epoxy-derived raw materials will be essential for future coating and adhesive designs in industry. Here, a facile approach is reported towards the incorporation of limonene into an epoxy-functionalized polycarbonate ...
    • 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)
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      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)
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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 ...
    • Aluminum protection by using green zirconium oxide layer and organic coating: An efficient and adherent dual system 

      Bonamigo Moreira, Vitor; Meneguzzi, Alvaro; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2021-09-01)
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      In this work, the use of ZrO2 nanocoating in aluminum substrates, generated by controlled electrochemical chronoamperometry in hexafluorozirconic acid solutions (H2ZrF6·5H2O), resulted in a lower porous films than that ...
    • 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)
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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)
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      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)
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      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)
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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)
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      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)
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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 ...
    • Atmospheric pressure plasma liquid assisted deposition of polydopamine/acrylate copolymer on zirconia (Y-TZP) ceramics: a biocompatible and adherent nanofilm 

      Hodasova, Ludmila; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2021-05-11)
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      Polydopamine–ethylene glycol dimethacrylate copolymer is a biocompatible coating with cell adhesion promotion and antibiofilm properties. This copolymer has been successfully applied on metallic implants, such as stainless ...
    • 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • Computational image analysis as an alternative tool for the evaluation of corrosion in salt spray test 

      Bonamigo Moreira, Vitor; Krummenauer, Alex; Ferreira, Jane Zoppas; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Meneguzzi, Alvaro (2020-01-01)
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      The current standards for evaluating corrosion during salt spray tests rely on the visual analysis of the specimens, and this may be a limitation when higher resolution quantitative outputs are desired. In this ...