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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)
      Article
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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 gas-steamed route to mesoporous open metal-organic framework cages enhancing flame retardancy and smoke suppression of polyurea 

      Song, Kunpeng; Bi, Xue; Yu, Chuang; Pan, Ye Tang; Vahabi, Henri; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; He, Jiyu; Yang, Rongjie (2024-02-05)
      Article
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      Up to now, metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) with open nanostructures have shown outstanding capabilities in trapping smoke particles compared to the original MOFs. However, only a few MOF-based strategies have been reported ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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, ...
    • Breve estado del arte de la celulosa bacteriana y sus aplicaciones 

      Durango Giraldo, Geraldine; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (OmniaScience, 2024-01)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      La celulosa es un biopolímero, el cual constituye la pared celular de las plantas, junto con la lignina y la hemicelulosa. La celulosa también puede ser producida por microorganismo, tales como bacterias. Esta celulosa, ...
    • Bulk-processed plasmonic plastic nanocomposite materials for optical hydrogen detection 

      Darmadi, Iwan; Östergren, Ida; Langhammer, Christoph; Lerch, Sarah; Lund, Anja; Moth-Poulsen, Kasper; Müller, Christian (2023-07-04)
      Article
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      Sensors are ubiquitous, and their importance is only going to increase across many areas of modern technology. In this respect, hydrogen gas (H2) sensors are no exception since they allow mitigation of the inherent safety ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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)
      Article
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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)
      Article
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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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Comparison of the optical properties of metallic and high dielectric 2D metasurfaces 

      González Morote, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-20)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona
      Chiral metasurfaces can transmit one circularly polarized light, while almost completely refuse the opposite handedness. In this project, a comparison of the optical properties of metallic vs high dielectric 2D chiral ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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)
      Article
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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 ...
    • Design and bioapplication of nanointerfaces based on conducting polymers 

      Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-03)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This Thesis reports the fabrication and characterization of interfaces based on conducting polymers (CPs), which are designed with at least one dimension in the nanometric scale, for bioapplications such as scaffolds for ...