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    • Atmospheric pressure plasmas: polymerization 

      García Torres, José Manuel (2016-12-13)
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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 ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Comparativa de efectos directos e indirectos de plasmas atmosféricos para terapia biomédica 

      Pan, Ana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En los últimos años, la medicina de plasma ha sido un tema emergente de estudio e investigación en distintas áreas (esterilización, curación de heridas, tratamientos dentales), y muy especialmente en el área de terapias ...
    • Efficient generation of energetic ions in multi-ion plasmas by radio-frequency heating 

      Kazakov, Ye.O.; Ongena, J.; Wright, S.J.; Wukith, S.J.; Lerche, E.; Mantisen, Mervi; van Eester, D.; Craciunescu, T.; Kiptily, V.G.; Lin, Y.; Nocente, M.; Nabais, F.; Nave, M.F.F.; Baranov, Y.; Bielecki, J.; Bilato, R.; Bobkov, V.; Crombé, K.; Czarnecka, A.; Faustin, J.; Felton, R.; Fitzgerald, M.; Gallart, Daniel; Giacomelli, L.; Golfinopoulos, T.; Hubbard, A.; Jacquet, Ph.; Johnson, T.; Lennholm, M.; Loarer, T.; Porkolab, M.; Sharapov, S.; Valcarcel, D.; van Schoor, M.; Weisen, H.; JET Contributors; Alcator C-Mod Team (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-06-19)
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      Open Access
      We describe a new technique for the efficient generation of high-energy ions with electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves in multi-ion plasmas. The discussed ‘three-ion’ scenarios are especially suited for strong wave absorption ...
    • Electrochemical sensors based on electrochemically inert polymers 

      Buendía Morales, Jordi Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The functionalization of electrochemical sensors by plasma techniques represents a new approach to surface physics for nanotechnology implementation and should give a new access to long standing open problems such as the ...
    • Estudi del tractament superficial sobre materials polimèrics per a la millora de la capacitat d'adhesió 

      Escoda Marches, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      En general, els materials polimèrics, per la seva naturalesa no tenen bones propietats adhesives. Existeixen varis tipus de tractaments superficials per modificar aquestes propietats. Aquest treball exposarà quines són ...
    • Estudio de la aplicación de nano-recubrimientos ignífugos sobre sustratos textiles mediante tecnología de Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) 

      Garcia Campà, Ruth (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-20)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Leitat Technological Center
      Se han desarrollado nano-recubrimientos ignífugos innovadores sobre sustratos textiles, libres de halogenados y otros tóxicos, mediante la tecnología de Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition(PECVD). La activación del ...
    • Estudio de una descarga tipo Plasma Focus de baja energía y la influencia del acondicionamiento de aislantes de alúmina en la producción de neutrones 

      Ruíz Pla, Àxel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Fusion product losses due to fishbone instabilities in deuterium JET plasmas 

      Kiptily, V.G.; Fitzgerald, M.; Goloborodko, V.; Sharapov, S.E.; Challis, C.D.; Frigione, D.; Graves, J.; Mantsinen, Mervi; Beaumont, P.; Garcia-Munoz, M.; Perez von Thun, C.; Rodriguez, J.F.R.; Darrow, D.; Keeling, D.; King, D.; McClements, K.G.; Solano, E.R.; Schmuck, S.; Sips, G.; Szepesi, G.; JET Contributors (IOP Publishing, 2018)
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      During development of a high-performance hybrid scenario for future deuterium–tritium experiments on the Joint European Torus, an increased level of fast ion losses in the MeV energy range was observed during the instability ...
    • Indoor PM2.5 removal efficiency of two different non-thermal plasma systems 

      Hernández Díaz, David; Martos Ferreira, David; Hernández Abad, Vicente; Villar Ribera, Ricardo Alberto; Tarrés Farrés, Joaquim Agustí; Rojas Sola, José Ignacio (2021-01-15)
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      The use of non-thermal plasma (NTP) generators in air processing systems and their duct networks to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) has grown considerably in recent years. This paper reviews the advantages and disadvantages ...
    • Inductive Plasma Thruster (IPT) design for an Atmosphere-Breathing Electric Propulsion System (ABEP) 

      Romano, Francesco; Herdrich, Georg; Roberts, Peter C.E; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (International Astronautical Federation, 2019)
      Conference report
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      Challenging space missions include those at very low altitudes, where the atmosphere is source of aerodynamic drag on the spacecraft, therefore an efficient propulsion system is required to extend the mission lifetime. One ...
    • Inductive Plasma Thruster (IPT) for an Atmosphere-Breathing Electric Propulsion System: design and set in operation 

      Romano, Francesco; Herdrich, Georg; Roberts, Peter C.E; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Challenging space missions include those at very low orbits, where the atmosphere is source of significant drag on a satellite. Therefore, an efficient dragcompensation propulsion system is required to extend the mission ...
    • Modification of drug release from doxorubicin-loaded calcium phosphate microspheres by plasma polymerization 

      Johansson, Linh Ha Huong Lovisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-13)
      Master thesis
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      Bone is a hard tissue which is remodelled throughout life and possesses the ability to heal small injuries and ruptures, meanwhile larger fractures, or voids generated after a tumour removal, are more difficult or even ...
    • Non-linear MHD Simulation s of Pellet Triggered ELMs in JET and ASDEX Upgrade tokamaks 

      Futatani, Shimpei; Pamela, S.; Huijsmans, G.T.A.; Garzotti, L.; Frigione, D.; Loarte, D.; Hoelzl, M.; Lang, P.T.; Kocsis, G.; Orain, F.; Dunne, M.; Lessig, A.; Mantsinen, Mervi; EUROfusion MST1 Team; ASDEX Upgrade Team; JET Contributors (2016-07-08)
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      ITER operation in its high fusion performance DT scenarios relies on the achievement of the H-mode confinement regime, which is expected to lead to the quasi-periodic triggering of ELMs (Edge Localized Modes). ...
    • One-step liquid phase polymerization of HEMA by atmospheric-pressure plasma discharges for Ti dental implants 

      Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Fricke, Katja; Reuter, Stephan; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-01-12)
      Article
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      Covenantee:   Leibniz-Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie / École polytechnique de Montréal / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
      Dental implants can fail due to various factors, in which bad tissue integration is believed to have a significant role. Specific properties of the implant surface, such as its chemistry and roughness, are of paramount ...
    • Parametric Analysis of Plasma Antennas 

      Ginot Blanco, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis is a study of different plasma antennas through a parametric analysis. The goal is to understand the particularities of plasma antennas. Such devices use an energized gas as a conductor to transmit and receive ...
    • Plasma-conditioned liquids as anticancer therapies in vivo: current state and future directions 

      Solé Martí, Xavier; Espona Noguera, Albert; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2021-01-25)
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      Plasma-conditioned liquids (PCL) are gaining increasing attention in the medical field, especially in oncology, and translation to the clinics is advancing on a good path. This emerging technology involving cold plasmas ...
    • Proyecto de implantación de una célula robotizada de plasma para piezas plásticas en el sector de la automoción 

      De La Vega Tera, Fernando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-16)
      Master thesis
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    • Quantification of plasma-produced hydroxyl radicals in solution and their dependence on the pH 

      Tampieri, Francesco; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2021-03-02)
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      HO radicals are the most important reactive species generated during water treatment by non-thermal plasma devices. In this letter, we report the first quantification of the steady-state concentration and lifetime of ...
    • Recent progress in the quantitative validation of JOREK simulations of ELMs in JET 

      Pamela, S.J.P.; Huijsmans, G.T.A.; Eich, T.; Saarelma, S.; Lupelli, I.; Maggi, C.F.; Giroud, C.; Chapman, I.T.; Smith, S.F.; Frassinetti, L.; Becoulet, M.; Hoelzl, M.; Orain, F.; Futatani, S.; JET Contributors (IOP Publishing, 2017-05-16)
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      Future devices like JT-60SA, ITER and DEMO require quantitative predictions of pedestal density and temperature levels, as well as inter-ELM and ELM divertor heat fluxes, in order to improve global confinement capabilities ...