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    • Alginate electrodeposition onto three-dimensional porous Co-Ni films as drug delivery platforms 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Gispert, Claudia; Gómez, Elvira; Vallés, Elisa (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2015)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona
      Three-dimensional porous Co–Ni films/alginate hybrid materials have been successfully prepared by electrodeposition to be used as a steerable magnetic device for drug delivery. Firstly, 3D porous Co–Ni films were prepared ...
    • Atmospheric pressure plasmas: polymerization 

      García Torres, José Manuel (2016-12-13)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      Atmospheric pressure plasma polymerization (APPP) has been revealed as a real alternative to other lowpressure methods for the deposition of a wide range of polymer materials and with industrial applicability. The influence ...
    • Bidirectional locomotion of magnetically assembled nanorod-sphere propeller 

      García Torres, José Manuel (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Co-Ni-carbon composite fibres for directional magnetic actuation 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Crean, Carol; Vallés, E. (Elsevier, 2018-03-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      Flexible microcomponents are being widely employed in the microelectronic industry; however; they suffer from a lack of complex movement. To address this problem, we have developed flexible, electrically conductive, magnetic ...
    • Coatings and inks for food packaging including nanomaterials 

      Bautista, Lorenzo; Molina, Laura; Niembro, Sandra; García Torres, José Manuel; López López, José; Vílchez, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2017)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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    • Combining 2D organic and 1D inorganic nanoblocks to develop free-standing hybrid nanomembranes for conformable biosensors 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Sylla, Dioulde Huguette; Lanzalaco, Sonia; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2022-03-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      We report a simple approach to fabricate free-standing perforated 2D nanomembranes hosting well-ordered 1D metallic nanostructures to obtain hybrid materials with nanostructured surfaces for fexible electronics. Nanomembranes ...
    • Conductive, self-healable and reusable poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-based hydrogels for highly sensitive pressure arrays 

      Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2020-07-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Although challenging, the preparation of pure conducting polymer (CP) hydrogels as conductive flexible networks for developing high-performance functional platforms is an outstanding alternative to conventional approaches, ...
    • Direct measurement of Lighthill’s energetic efficiency of a minimal magnetic microswimmer 

      Calero, Carles; García Torres, José Manuel; Ortiz Ambriz, Antonio; Sagués Mestres, Francesc; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, Prieto (2019-09-27)
      Article
      Open Access
      The realization of artificial microscopic swimmers able to propel in viscous fluids is an emergent research field of fundamental interest and vast technological applications. For certain functionalities, the efficiency ...
    • Electrochemically synthesized nanostructures for the manipulation of cells: Biohybrid micromotors 

      Serrà, Albert; Vallés, E.; García Torres, José Manuel (2017-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this communication we describe the preparation and operation of two types of Ni/Au nanorods (NRs) as new magnetic micromotors for the transport and manipulation of single cells to target specific areas with micron-size ...
    • Electrochemistry: A basic and powerful tool for micro- and nanomotor fabrication and characterization 

      Serrà, Albert; García Torres, José Manuel (Elsevier, 2021-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Empa. Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física
      Electrochemistry, although an ancient field of knowledge, has become of paramount importance in the synthesis of materials at the nanoscale, with great interest not only for fundamental research but also for practical ...
    • Electroresponsive alginate-based hydrogels for controlled release of hydrophobic drugs 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Cazorla, Eric; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-11-09)
      Article
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      Stimuli-responsive biomaterials have attracted significant attention for the construction of on-demand drug release systems. The possibility of using external stimulation to trigger drug release is particularly enticing ...
    • Enzymatic degradation of polylactic acid fibers supported on a hydrogel for sustained release of lactate 

      Colombi, Samuele; Macor, Lorena Paola; Ortiz Membrado, Laia; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Engel López, Elisabeth; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society, 2023-01-01)
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      The incorporation of exogenous lactate into cardiac tissues is a regenerative strategy that is rapidly gaining attention. In this work, two polymeric platforms were designed to achieve a sustained release of lactate, ...
    • Hybrid conducting alginate-based hydrogel for hydrogen peroxide detection from enzymatic oxidation of lactate 

      Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2021-12-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      A conducting nanocomposite hydrogel is developed for the detection of L-lactate. The hydrogel is based on a mixture of alginate (Alg) and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT), which is loaded with gold nanoparticles ...
    • Implementación de películas magnetorresistivas Co-Ag electrodepositadas en dispositivos microelectrónicos 

      García Torres, José Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Debido a la progresiva automatización que está experimentado el entorno que nos rodea y en respuesta a las exigencias de la sociedad actual, científicos e ingenieros de la industria microelectrónica han dedicado parte ...
    • Magnetic actuation of multifunctional nanorobotic platforms to induce cancer cell death 

      Serrà, Albert; Vázquez Mariño, Gonzalo; García Torres, José Manuel; Bosch, Manel; Vallés, E. (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2018-01-15)
      Article
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      Single-bath potentiostatic-pulsed electrodeposition enables the synthesis of bicomponent (i.e., gold and nickel–nickel oxide) multi-segmented magnetic nanowires that, with extraordinarily low cytotoxicity, are ideal ...
    • Magnetic propulsion of recyclable catalytic nano-cleaners for pollutant degradation 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Serrà, Albert; Tierno, Prieto; Alcobé, Xavier; Vallés, E. (2017)
      Article
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      Electrochemically fabricated magnetic mesoporous CoNi@Pt nanorods are excellent nanomotors with controlled magnetic propulsion and excellent catalytic properties. The core–shell structure allows a double functionality: (i) ...
    • Magnetically tunable bidirectional locomotion of a self-assembled nanorod-sphere propeller 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Calero, Carles; Sagués Mestres, Francesc; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, Prieto (2018-04-25)
      Article
      Open Access
      Field-driven direct assembly of nanoscale matter has impact in disparate fields of science. In microscale systems, such concept has been recently exploited to optimize propulsion in viscous fluids. Despite the great ...
    • Microscale magneto-elastic composite swimmers at the air-water and water-solid interfaces under a uniaxial field 

      Bryan, M.T.; García Torres, José Manuel; Martin, E. L.; Hamilton, J.K.; Calero, C.; Petrov, P.G.; Winlove, C.P.; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, P.; Sagués, F.; Ogrin, F.Y. (2019-03-11)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Multilayered flexible fibers with high performance for wearable supercapacitor applications 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Crean, Carol (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2018)
      Article
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      Multilayered flexible fibers, consisting of carbon black–carbon nanotube fibers, manganese oxides, and conducting polymers, are fabricated for use as electrodes in supercapacitors. Carbon-based fibers are initially ...
    • Multitasking smart hydrogels based on the combination of alginate and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) properties: A review 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Colombi, Samuele; Macor, Lorena Paola; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2022-10-31)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT), a very stable and biocompatible conducting polymer, and alginate (Alg), a natural water-soluble polysaccharide mainly found in the cell wall of various species of brown algae, ...