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    • Antibiotic-loaded polypropylene surgical meshes with suitable biological behavior by plasma functionalization and polymerization 

      Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José María; Modic, Martina; Cvelbar, Uros; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2015-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Hernia repair is one of the most common operations in general surgery, and its associated complications typically relate to infections, among others. The loading of antibiotics to surgical meshes to deliver them locally ...
    • Beehive: an FPGA-based multiprocessor architecture 

      Arcas Abella, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09-23)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In recent years, to accomplish with the Moore's law hardware and software designers are tending progressively to focus their efforts on exploiting instruction-level parallelism. Software simulation has been essential for ...
    • Binding and orientation of 3D DNA structures on UV-lithography patterned PIII surface 

      Taulé Flores, Pere (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   University of Sydney
      DNA nanotechnology shows promising applications due to its ability to present more than 200 functionizable sites on its structure with a 6nm spatial resolution. However, DNA nanostructures cannot be directly self-assembled ...
    • Challenges in the extrapolation from DD to DT plasmas: experimental analysis and theory based predictions for JET-DT 

      Garcia, J.; Challis, C.; Gallart, D.; Garzotti, L.; Görler, T.; King, D.; Mantsinen, Mervi; Jet Contributors (IOP Publishing, 2016-10-27)
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      A strong modelling program has been started in support of the future JET-DT campaign with the aim of guiding experiments in deuterium (D) towards maximizing fusion energy production in Deuterium–Tritium (DT). Some of the ...
    • Dental Implants: Plasma polymerization for antibacterial coatings 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (CRC Press, 2016)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      Dental implants are widely used to overcome tooth loss. The material of choice for this application is titanium, due to its excellent mechanical properties, high corrosion resistance, and high biocompatibility. Despite the ...
    • Diseño y desarrollo de envasado activo de alimentos 

      Pequin Garcia-Faria, Beatriz (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-24)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   IRIS
    • Dual release from cement/hydrogel composite biomaterial aimed for bone cancer therapy 

      Roldan Baldó, Marcel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-08)
      Master thesis
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      El uso de plasma atmosférico frío en tratamientos contra el cáncer ha demostrado ser eficaz y selectivo, distinguiendo su acción entre células sanas y células cancerígenas fruto del aporte de especies reactivas de oxígeno ...
    • Electromagnetic turbulence suppression by energetic particle driven modes 

      Siena, Alessandro di; Görler, Tobias; Bañon Navarro, Alejandro; Biancalani, Alessandro; Bilato, Roberto; Mantsinen, Mervi J.; Oliveira Lopes, Felipe Nathan de; Jenko, Frank (IOP Publishing, 2019-09)
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      In recent years, a strong reduction of plasma turbulence in the presence of energetic particles has been reported in a number of magnetic confinement experiments and corresponding gyrokinetic simulations. While highly ...
    • Enhanced generation of reactive species by cold plasma in gelatin solutions for selective cancer cell death 

      Labay, Cédric Pierre; Roldán Baldó, Marcel; Tampieri, Francesco; Stancampiano, Augusto; Bocanegra, Pablo Escot; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2020-10-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   GREMI Groupe de Recherches sur l’Energétique des Milieux Ionisés
      Atmospheric pressure plasma jets generate reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS) in liquids and biological media, which find application in the new area of plasma medicine. These plasma-treated liquids were demonstrated ...
    • Estudi dels efectes del plasma atmosfèric en diferents medis líquids per aplicacions en càncer d'os 

      Mallor Solís, Irene Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En aquest treball es caracterizaran els efectes del tractament amb plasma a pressio atmosférica, sobre diferents paràmetres de medis líquids d'interes medic / biològic en especial amb respecte a la generació d'especies ...
    • Histological evaluation by imaging techniques of the osteoinductivity of composite materials 

      Fernández Marín, Clàudia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-26)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Healthy bones are constantly remodelling in order to meet each individual’s needs. Some bone diseases such as osteoporosis, osteosarcomas or broken bones associate and imbalance in this bone remodelling so a bone graft ...
    • In situ chitosan gelation initiated by atmospheric plasma treatment 

      Molina, Ricardo; Jovancic, P.; Vilchez, S.; Tzanov, Tzanko; Solans, C. (2014-01-06)
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    • Investigating the atmospheric pressure plasma jet modification of a photo-crosslinkable hydrogel 

      Hamouda, Inés; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Nicol, Erwan; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Elsevier, 2020-03-27)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Le Mans Université
      Atmospheric pressure plasma jets (APPJ) have great potential in wound healing, bacterial disinfection and in cancer therapy. Recent studies pointed out that hydrogels can be used as screens during APPJ treatment, or even ...
    • ITER safety studies: the effect of two simultaneous perturbations during a loss of plasma control transient 

      Rivas Reguera, José Carlos; Dies Llovera, Javier (2014-10-01)
      Article
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      The loss of plasma control events in ITER are safety cases investigated to give an upper bound of the worse effects foreseeable from a total failure of the plasma control function. Conservative analyses based on simple OD ...
    • Liquids treated by atmospheric pressure plasma jet for bone cancer therapy 

      Hamouda, Inés; Guillem-Marti, Jordi; Ginebra, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 2017)
      Article / Article
      Open Access
      En los últimos años se ha empezado a desarrollar una posible terapia contra el cáncer mediante plasmas fríos a presión atmosférica. Los efectos celulares que se han observado (toxicidad selectiva de células de cáncer frente ...
    • Línea semiautomàtica d’aplicació de cleaner i dosificació de holders per llunes de cotxe 

      Vilaró Romera, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-07-03)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Saint-Gobain Glass
      El objectiu d’aquest projecte es el d’automatitzar el procés industrial de preparació de llunes laterals de cotxe i la peces que uneixen el vidre amb el mecanisme alça vidres. Aquestes peces li diem “holders”. Aquest ...
    • Low-temperature plasma treatments in the design of polypropylene surgical meshes for hernia repair 

      Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Canal Arias, José María (2016)
      Conference report
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      One of the new trends in textile biomaterials research is to deliver active compounds locally in the surgical site from the medical device. One way to manage post-operatory infections associated with mesh implants in ...
    • Microstructural and tribological studies of as-sprayed and heat-treated HVOF Cr3C2-CoNiCrAlY coatings with a CoNiCrAlY bond coat 

      Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (2015-04-25)
      Article
      Open Access
      Die wear is an important problem for manufacturers in hot-working processes, e.g. metal die casting, hot extrusion and thixoextrusion of aluminium, magnesium or steel, as well as glass and plastics processing. The dies ...
    • Modelling of ICRF heating in DEMO with special emphasis on bulk ion heating 

      Gallart, Daniel; Mantsinen, Mervi; Kazakov, Yevgen (AIP, 2015-12-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Ion cyclotron resonance frequency (ICRF) heating is one of the auxiliary heating schemes presently envisaged for ITER and DEMO. In this paper we analyse the potential of ICRF waves to heat the fuel ions in DEMO. Our analysis ...
    • Monitores de plasma 

      Corbalán Fuertes, Montserrat (2009-02-18)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access