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    • Application of multiwall carbon nanotubes to increase the wear resistance of electrical contacts 

      Bravo Mutlló, Axel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universität Saarlandes, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Present thesis, is an interdisciplinary project intended to develop an easy applicable, wear durable and electrical contact enhancer for electrical connectors. Employing an already extensively explored carbon nanotubes ...
    • Biofunctionalization of patterned PLLA surfaces with RGD, REDV and YIGSR peptides to promote endothelial cells adhesion and migration 

      Schieber, Tiabo A.; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mücklich, F.; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Angioplasty and stent implantation open the blocked artery and restore proper blood flow after atherosclerosis disease. Despite their utility, intracoronary stents induce two types of complications: in-stent restenosis and ...
    • Bone regeneration by tuning the drug release from the calcium phosphate scaffolds 

      Khurana, Kanupriya (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-11-10)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Bone is among the most transplanted tissues for regeneration of bone defects, caused by trauma, age-related bone loss or bone infections. Due to their similar characteristics to the mineral phase of bone, calcium phosphates ...
    • Direct laser interference patterning of CoCr alloy surfaces to control endothelial cell and platelet response for cardiovascular applications 

      Schieber, Romain Hugues Marie; Lasserre, F.; Hans, M.; Fernández-Yagüe, Marc; Díaz Ricart, Maribel; Escolar Albaladejo, Ginés; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Mücklich, Frank; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2017-01-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona
      The main drawbacks of cardiovascular bare-metal stents (BMS) are in-stent restenosis and stent thrombosis as a result of an incomplete endothelialization after stent implantation. Nano- and microscale modification of implant ...
    • Effectiveness of direct laser interference patterning and peptide immobilization on endothelial cell migration for cardio-vascular applications: an in vitro study 

      Schieber, Romain; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Lasserre, Federico; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Mücklich, Frank T.; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2022-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Endothelial coverage of an exposed cardiovascular stent surface leads to the occurrence of restenosis and late-stent thrombosis several months after implantation. To overcome this difficulty, modification of stent surfaces ...
    • Evolution of microstructure and residual stresses in gradually ground/polished 3Y-TZP 

      Minguela Díaz, Joaquim; Slawik, Sebastian; Mücklich, Frank T.; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep (Elsevier, 2019-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      A comprehensive study of progressively ground/polished 3Y-TZP was performed with the aim of better understanding the mechanisms driving the microstructural modifications observed after such procedures, and identifying the ...
    • Injectable calcium phosphate foams for the delivery of Pitavastatin as osteogenic and angiogenic agent 

      Khurana, Kanupriya; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Mücklich, Frank T.; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2019)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Apatitic bone cements have been used as a clinical bone substitutes and drug delivery vehicles for therapeutic agents in orthopedic applications. This has led to their combination with different drugs with known ability ...
    • Integration of modelica-based models with the JModelica Platform 

      Kraus Cabo, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universität des Saarlandes, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      In this thesis, an introduction to Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC) combining both theory and application is presented. The basis of the NMPC is described to give a general idea how this process control strategy ...
    • Investigation of pattern transfer from Direct Laser Interference Patterned steel surfaces to Poly-L-Lactic Acid films 

      Marins Almeida, Francisco Udo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-31)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Periodic surfaces have been shown to promote stent cell migration and proliferation and avoid platelet adhesion. Surfaces patterned with direct laser interference patterning (DLIP) have been investigated for many metallic ...
    • Multiscale mechanical and microstrutural characterization of titanium and zirconium carbonitride hard coatings 

      El Azhari, Idriss (2020-07-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      The present dissertation is an in-depth investigation from the macro to atomic scale of industrial wear-resistant CVD hard coatings deposited on cemented carbides for cutting tool applications. Micro-compression tests at ...
    • Peptidic biofunctionalization of laser patterned dental zirconia: A biochemical-topographical approach 

      Minguela Díaz, Joaquim; Müller, D.W; Mücklich, Frank T.; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Mas Moruno, Carlos (Elsevier, 2021-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      A dual approach employing peptidic biofunctionalization and laser micro-patterns on dental zirconia was explored, with the aim of providing a flexible tool to improve tissue integration of restorations. Direct ...
    • Potentials of guided waves in Aircraft CFRP components in terms of damage tolerance and SHM Implementation 

      Trillo Daura, Sílvia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universität Saarlandes, 2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes
      Carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) materials are a class of materials becoming possibly the most important in aeronautical structures today. Due to its relative novelty neither its damage mechanisms nor its potentials ...