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  • Polyurethane shape memory filament yarns: Melt spinning, carbon-based reinforcement, and characterization 

    Gonzalez Bertran, Judit; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Gonzalez Colominas, Marta; Rodriguez, Rosa; Jovancic, Petar (2022-07-26)
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    The aim of this work was to develop and characterize polyurethane-based shape memory polymer filament yarns of a suitable diameter and thermo-mechanical performance for use in tailored multi-sectorial applications. Different ...
  • Experimental characterization of comfort performance parameters and multi-criteria sustainability assessment of recycled textile-reinforced cement facade cladding 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2022-07)
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    Within the building construction sector, fiber cement boards have attracted interest as facade cladding materials in the last ten years, especially those that incorporate –for reinforcing purposes– natural and/or recycled ...
  • On the analysis of uniaxial cyclic strain sweep test results to bituminous binders: stiffness-phase angle curve 

    Micaelo, Rui; Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Botella Nieto, Ramón; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Benasat, Antonio; Sá da Costa, Margarida (2022-04)
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    This paper discusses the analysis of uniaxial tension–compression cyclic strain sweep test results for the characterisation of bituminous materials. The test results of one bitumen and two mastics, at different oxidative ...
  • 3D printing, complement to approach in complex lesions 

    Torres Cuevas, Boris Luis; Castillo Lara, Gloria; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Buchaca, Emilio Fidel; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Adrover Monserrat, Bàrbara (2022-03-01)
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    The use of 3D printing is a technology in increasing expansion in the area of the medical sciences. We describe it the technical characteristics of 3D printing and a protocol of obtaining of models three dimensional as a ...
  • Wear resistance enhancement of AISI 1045 steel by vibration assisted ball burnishing process 

    Velázquez Corral, Eric; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Wagner, Vincent; Dessein, Gilles; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Elsevier, 2022)
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    The objective of the research was to analyse the impact of the ultrasonic vibration assistance on the wear resistance and topology enhancement of AISI 1045 cylindrical steel samples after a ball burnishing process. Burnishing ...
  • 3D printing with star-shaped strands: a new approach to enhance in vivo bone regeneration 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Lehmann, Cyril; Thorel, Emilie; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Riveiro Rodríguez, Antonio; Pou Saracho, Juan María; Manzanares Céspedes, Maria Cristina; Franch Serracanta, Jordi; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
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    Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Universidade de Vigo / Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Concave surfaces have shown to promote bone regeneration in vivo. However, bone scaffolds obtained by direct ink writing, one of the most promising approaches for the fabrication of personalized bone grafts, consist mostly ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • Thermosensitive hydrogels to deliver reactive species generated by cold atmospheric plasma: a case study with methylcellulose 

    Solé Martí, Xavier; Vilella, Tània; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Tampieri, Francesco; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2022-06-09)
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    Hydrogels have been recently proposed as suitable materials to generate reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS) upon gas-plasma treatment, and postulated as promising alternatives to conventional cancer therapies. ...
  • On-growth and in-growth osseointegration enhancement in PM porous Ti-scaffolds by two different bioactivation strategies: alkali thermochemical treatment and RGD peptide coating 

    Steffaine Rappe, Katrin; Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Barba Serrahima, Albert; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Caparrós, Cristina; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Calero, José; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Gil Mur, Javier; Franch, Jordi (2022-02-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / AMES / Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    A lack of primary stability and osteointegration in metallic implants may result in implant loosening and failure. Adding porosity to metallic implants reduces the stress shielding effect and improves implant performance, ...
  • Optimization of the sintering thermal treatment and the ceramic ink used in direct ink writing of a-Al2O3: Characterization and catalytic application 

    Álvarez Maté, Ferran; Cifuentes López, Alejandro; Serrano Carreño, M. Isabel; Franco García, María Lourdes; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Uceda Molera, Roger; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Tardivat, C; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep (Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
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    Unlike other engineered ceramic products, alumina (Al2O3) displays interesting mechanical and physical properties, which makes it an ideal candidate for a wide range of uses in different fields and in particular for catalytic ...
  • Relevant aspects of piranha passivation in Ti6Al4V alloy dental meshes 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; Verdeguer, Pablo; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-01-27)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universidade de Coimbra
    Passivation of titanium alloy dental meshes cleans their surface and forms a thin layer of protective oxide (TiO2) on the surface of the material to improve resistance to corrosion and prevent release of ions to the ...
  • Citric acid in the passivation of titanium dental implants: corrosion resistance and bactericide behavior 

    Verdeguer, Pablo; Gil Mur, Javier; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; Nart, José; Vilarrasa Sánchez, Javier; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-01-12)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu
    The passivation of titanium dental implants is performed in order to clean the surface and obtain a thin layer of protective oxide (TiO2) on the surface of the material in order to improve its behavior against corrosion ...

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