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  • Heat treatment design for a QP steel: effect of partitioning temperature 

    Carpio Garza, Marcel Francisco; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-07-19)
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    Designing a new family of advanced high-strength steels (AHSSs) to develop automotive parts that cover early industry needs is the aim of many investigations. One of the candidates in the 3rd family of AHSS are the quenching ...
  • Zn-Mg and Zn-Cu alloys for stenting applications: From nanoscale mechanical characterization to in vitro degradation and biocompatibility 

    García Mintegui, Claudia; Córdoba Román, Laura Catalina; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Marquina, Andrea; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2021-12)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    In the recent decades, zinc (Zn) and its alloys have been drawing attention as promising candidates for bioresorbable cardiovascular stents due to its degradation rate more suitable than magnesium (Mg) and iron (Fe) alloys. ...
  • Oxidation behavior of maraging 300 alloy exposed to nitrogen/water vapor atmosphere at 500 °C 

    Cerra Flórez, Mauro Andrés; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Mateo García, Antonio Manuel; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-06-24)
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    Aging heat treatments in maraging steels are fundamental to achieve the excellent mechanical properties required in several industries, i.e., nuclear, automotive, etc. In this research, samples of maraging 300 alloy were ...
  • 3D printing non-cylindrical strands: morphological and structural implications 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Thorel, Emilie; Liversain, Margaux; Riveiro Rodríguez, Antonio; Pou, Juan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-10-01)
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    Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Universidade de Vigo
    Conventional direct ink writing uses circular nozzles and, therefore, results in cylindrical strands. 3D printing with non-circular nozzles adds new degrees of freedom to this versatile technology, and allows obtaining ...
  • Characterization study of an oxide film layer produced under CO2/steam atmospheres on two different maraging steel grades 

    Cerra Flórez, Mauro Andrés; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-05-01)
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    Currently, surface treatments lead to inducing a superficial layer of several nanometers up to micrometer, which in some cases can be protective. In this experimental work, an oxide layer was generated under different ...
  • Computed tomography and histological evaluation of xenogenic and biomimetic bone grafts in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Pastorino Carraz, David; Ginebreda, Ignacio; Maazouz, Yassine; Ortiz, Mònica; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2021-05-01)
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    Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental
    Objectives This study aimed to compare the performance of a xenograft (XG) and a biomimetic synthetic graft (SG) in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs by means of 3D computerised tomography and histology. Materials ...
  • Mechanical properties of ceria-calcia stabilized zirconia ceramics with alumina additions 

    Tovar Vargas, Daniela; Roitero, Erica; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio (Elsevier, 2021-09)
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    Ceria-stabilized zirconia-based composites have been developed aiming to obtain ceramic materials with enhanced hardness, strength, fracture toughness, and resistance to low temperature degradation. These composites are ...
  • Microstructural characterization of grade 300 and grade 350 maraging steels and electrochemical study in hydrofluoric solution 

    Cerra Flórez, Mauro Andrés; Fargas Ribas, Gemma (2021-03)
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    The electrochemical behavior of solution-annealed grade 300 and grade 350 maraging steels subjected to two different aging temperatures in an aqueous hydrofluoric acid (HF) medium was evaluated. The microstructural and ...
  • Low temperature degradation and mechanical properties of alumina reinforced ceria-zirconia by colloidal processing 

    Tovar Vargas, Daniela; Ferrari, B; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio (Elsevier, 2021-02-02)
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    10Ce-TZP base composites with 2.5, 5, 10 and 15 wt% alumina were fabricated by colloidal processing from slurries with 41 vol% solid load in order to investigate the effects of alumina in the final composites aging and ...
  • Contact fatigue behavior of a-Al2O3-Ti(C,N) CVD coated WC-Co under dry and wet conditions 

    Sosa, Amadeo Daniel; Collado Ciprés, Verónica; García, José; Escalada, Lisandro; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Soldera, Flavio; Brühl, Elisabeth; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Simison, Sílvia Noemí (2021-02-01)
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    The response to cycling contact fatigue load of a WC-6%Co carbide coated with a Ti(C,N)/a-Al2O3 CVD multilayer was investigated in dry and wet conditions. Imprints in dry conditions were characterized by small thin cracks ...
  • Functionalization strategies and fabrication of solvent-cast PLLA for bioresorbable stents 

    Schieber, Romain; Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Caparrós, Cristina; Bou Serra, Jordi; Herrero Acero, Enrique; Guebitz, Georg; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (MDPI, 2021-02-06)
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    Covenantee:   Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology / BOKU Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
    Actual polymer bioresorbable stents (BRS) generate a risk of device thrombosis as a consequence of the incomplete endothelialization after stent implantation. The material-tissue interactions are not fully controlled and ...
  • Ultrasonic nodal point, a new configuration for ultrasonic moulding technology 

    Janer Angelet, Marcel; Plantà, Xavier; LOPEZ ALLES, TONI; Riera Colom, María Dolores (2021-07-08)
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    Ultrasonic moulding is a new technology that uses high power ultrasounds to melt and mould thermoplastic polymers to produce samples with mini and micro features. The main feature of this technology is the use of ultrasonic ...

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