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    • [60]Fullerene for medicinal purposes, a purity criterion towards regulatory considerations 

      Keykhosravi, Sanaz; Rietveld, Ivo B.; Couto, Diana; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Barrio Casado, María del; Céolin, René; Moussa, Fathi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-08-01)
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      Since the early nineties countless publications have reported promising medicinal applications for [60]fullerene (C60) related to its unparalleled affinity towards free radicals. Yet, until now no officially approved ...
    • A compact noise model for carbon nanotube FETs 

      Landauer, Gerhard Martin; González Jiménez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
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      This paper focuses on the development of a compact noise model for radiofrequency (RF) carbon nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFET). The noise mechanisms in these devices are discussed and the impact of the different ...
    • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective in situ angiogenesis 

      Sachot, Nadège; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-11-02)
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      Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
    • Advancements in microfabricated gas sensors and microanalytical tools for the sensitive and selective detection of odors 

      Perarnau Ollé, Enric; Farré Lladós, Josep; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-09-24)
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      In recent years, advancements in micromachining techniques and nanomaterials have enabled the fabrication of highly sensitive devices for the detection of odorous species. Recent efforts done in the miniaturization of gas ...
    • Análisis y simulación de nuevos nanomateriales para la liberación de fármacos 

      Acero Narvaez, Joel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En el presente trabajo se ha realizado la simulación por Dinámica Molecular de dos ferritinas modificadas por medio del programa AMBER. Teniendo como objetivo comprobar la estabilidad de la estructura de dichas ferritinas, ...
    • Carbonaceous catalysts from orange pulp for limonene oxidation 

      Wróblewska, Agnieszka; Serafin, Jaroslaw; Gawarecka, Alicja; Miadlicki, Piotr; Urbas, Karolina; Koren, Zvi C.; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Michalkiewicz, Beata (2019-01-01)
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      The possibility of orange pulp utilization for nanoporous carbons production was investigated. Moreover, processing the obtained materials as limonene oxidation catalysts was studied as well. Limonene was separated from ...
    • Cellulose nanocrystals with tethered polymer chains: chemically patchy versus uniform decoration 

      Zoppe, Justin Orazio; Dupire, Alix; Lachat, Theo; Lemal, Philipp; Rodriguez Lorenzo, Laura; Petri-Fink, Alke; Weder, Christoph; Klok, Harm-Anton (2017-09-19)
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      The site-specific surface modification of colloidal substrates, yielding “patchy” nanoparticles, is a rapidly expanding area of research as a result of the new complex structural hierarchies that are becoming accessible ...
    • Co-Ni-carbon composite fibres for directional magnetic actuation 

      García Torres, José Manuel; Crean, Carol; Vallés, E. (Elsevier, 2018-03-05)
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      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)
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    • Combinatorial investigation of Al–Cu intermetallics using small-scale mechanical testing 

      Xiao, Yuan; Besharatloo, Hossein; Gan, Bin; Maeder, Xavier; Spolenak, Ralph; Wheeler, J.M. (2020-05-05)
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      In the past two decades, small-scale mechanical testing has become ubiquitous for mechanical measurements, offering new opportunities to quantitatively probe the mechanical behavior of materials. In this study, we applied ...
    • CuGaS2 and CuGaS2–ZnS porous layers from solution-processed nanocrystals 

      Berestok, Taisiia; Guardia, Pablo; Estradé, Sònia; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Peiró, Francesca; Cabot Codina, Andreu; Brock, Stephanie L. (2018-04-05)
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      The manufacturing of semiconducting films using solution-based approaches is considered a low cost alternative to vacuum-based thin film deposition strategies. An additional advantage of solution processing methods is the ...
    • Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of selected ananoparticles 

      Ribera Puig, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-04)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Nowadays, nanotechnologies are ones of the newest technologies, which a wide range of applications such as in medicine, biotechnology, electronics, energy or sensing. However, the efficiency of nanomaterials or at least ...
    • Decoration of carbon nanostructures with metal sulfides by sonolysis of single-molecule precursors 

      Estrada, Ana Cristina; Mendoza Gómez, Ernesto; Trindade, Tito (2014-07-01)
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      Carbon nanostructures have emerged in recent decades as uniquely convenient materials for a number of technologies. Some of their envisaged applications require hybrid nanostructures that result from the coupling of ...
    • Desarrollo y caracterización de nanocompuestos híbridos 

      Rodríguez Campillo, Jaime (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-10)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Desenvolupament de tèxtils amb propietats piezoelèctriques basats en fibres de PVDF 

      Amills Valenzuela, Maria Isabel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-08)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Aquest treball parteix d’un estudi previ sobre la generació d’energia mitjançant nanomembranes de PVDF amb dopants. En el present projecte, s’han estudiat les propietats piezoelèctriques d’aquestes membranes a partir ...
    • Early defect detection in aerospace parts by means of magnetic nanoparticles 

      Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Crespo Artiaga, Daniel (2006-09)
      Doctoral thesis project
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      The goal of the proposed PhD thesis is to develop an innovative NDT technique which fulfils the requirements of end-users in the form of a significant reduction of inspection costs, for a certain range of aerospace NDT ...
    • Estudio de la influencia del uso de la nanosílice en las propiedades del hormigón. 

      Montes Aceituno, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-05-18)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    • Excess protons in mesoscopic water-acetone nanoclusters 

      Semino, Rocío; Martí Rabassa, Jordi; Guàrdia Manuel, Elvira; Laria, Daniel (2012-11-19)
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      We carried out molecular dynamics simulation experiments to examine equilibrium and dynamical characteristics of the solvation of excess protons in mesoscopic, [m:n] binary polar clusters comprising m = 50 water molecules ...
    • Functionally graded polyurethane/cellulose nanocrystal composites 

      Natterodt, Jens; Meesorn, Worarin; Zoppe, Justin Orazio; Weder, Christoph (2018-06)
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      The preparation and investigation of functionally graded polymer nanocom-posites, which have a concentration gradient of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) along one direction, is reported here. As a test bed, a series of ...
    • Grafting polymers from cellulose nanocrystals: synthesis, properties, and applications 

      Wohlhauser, Sandra; Delepierre, Gwendoline; Labet, Marianne; Morandi, Gaëlle; Thielemans, Wim; Weder, Christoph; Zoppe, Justin Orazio (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-08-28)
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      Over the past 10 years, the grafting of polymers from the surface of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) has gained substantial interest in both academia and industry due to the rapidly growing number of potential applications ...