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    • Aerogels based on biodegradable polymers and clay 

      Wang, Liang (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-12-16)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Foam-like aerogels based on biodegradable polymers and sodium montmorillonite (Na+-MMT) clay were prepared through an environmentally friendly freeze-drying process. Both synthesized and bio-based polymers were utilized ...
    • Boron/nitrogen flame retardant additives cross-linked cellulose nanofibril/montmorillonite aerogels towards super low flammability and improved mechanical properties 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Fang, Jie; Xia, Zhao-Peng; Liu, Yong (2019-04-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Low-flammability freeze-dried cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/sodium montmorillonite (MMT) aerogels with improved mechanical properties were fabricated via a facile cross-linking of boric acid (BA) and melamine-formaldehyde ...
    • Caracterización mecánica, térmica y a fuego de aerogeles arcilla/polímero modificados con partículas 

      Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Wang, Liang; Martínez Benasat, Antonio; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Los aerogeles son una clase de materiales que se caracteriza por su extrema ligereza y alto contenido de aire. En este trabajo se han preparado diferentes aerogeles polímero/arcilla (PVOH/Na+-MMT) mediante un proceso simple ...
    • Foamlike xanthan gum/clay aerogel composites and tailoring properties by blending with agar 

      Wang, Liang; Schiraldi, David A.; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2014)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Foamlike aerogel composites based on renewable xanthan gum (XG) and sodium montmorillonite clay (Na+- MMT) have been prepared using an environmentally friendly freeze-drying process. Additionally, the biobased ...
    • Green bio-based aerogels prepared from recycled cellulose fiber suspensions 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2015-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recycled cellulose fibers (RCF) from waste paper were utilized to prepare bio-based aerogels through an environmentally friendly freeze-drying method. Food thickening agent sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) served as a ...
    • Highly flame retardant melamine-formaldehyde cross-linked cellulose nanofibrils/sodium montmorillonite aerogels with improved mechanical properties 

      Wang, Liang; Cui, Lingyan; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Shou, Wan; Xia, Zhaopeng; Liu, Yong (2018-08-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      A facile cross-linking strategy to construct flame retardant cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/sodium montmorillonite (MMT) aerogels with improved mechanical properties, by incorporating melamine-formaldehyde (MF) resins into ...
    • Influence of grain refinement method on mechanical behavior and texture of TWIP steels 

      Wang, Liang; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2016-08-25)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Austenitic high-Mn (15%-30%) steels showing twinning-induced plasticity (TWIP) provide great potential in applications for structural components in the automotive industry, owing to their excellent tensile strength-ductility ...
    • Integrating multi-unit electrophysiology and plastic culture dishes for network neuroscience 

      Morales Larramendi, Ricardo; Riss, M; Wang, Liang; Gavin, R; Del, Rio Ja; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Claverol Tinturé, Enrique (2008-11)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The electrophysiological characterisation of cultured neurons is of paramount importance for drug discovery, safety pharmacology and basic research in the neurosciences. Technologies offering low cost, low technical ...
    • Microwave-crosslinked Bio-based Starch/Clay aerogels 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2016-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Foam-like robust starch/sodium montmorillonite (Na+-MMT) aerogels were fabricated through a freeze-drying process. Glutaraldehyde (GL) was used to crosslink the starch aerogels with the assistance of radiation supplied by ...
    • Polymer/clay aerogel composites with flame retardant agents: mechanical, thermal and fire behavior 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2013-12)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Aerogel is a class of material characterized by its high void content and extreme lightness. Different polymer/clay aerogels have been prepared by a simply freeze–thaw process from a suspension with poly(vinyl alcohol) ...
    • Properties of bio-based gum Arabic/clay aerogels 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Abt, Tobias Martin (2016-11-30)
      Article
      Open Access
      Lightweight bio-based aerogels from sustainable gum Arabic (GA) and sodium montmorillonite (Na+-MMT) clay were prepared by means of a simple freeze-drying process. GA/clay aerogels showed high porosity (87.9%–94.9%) of ...
    • Twin-induced plasticity of an ECAP-processed TWIP steel 

      Wang, Liang; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2017-02-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The TWIP steels show high strain hardening rates with high ductility which results in high ultimate tensile strength. This makes their processing by equal channel angular pressing very difficult. Up to now, this has only ...