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  • Application of Aloe vera microcapsules in cotton nonwovens to obtain biofunctional textile 

    Fielder, Juliana Oliveira; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Samulewski, Rafael Block; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (2019-06-01)
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    The microencapsulation of essential oils and its application in textile articles allows the aggregation ofdifferent functionalities to the substrates, imparting them antimicrobial properties, cosmetic effects, UVprotection, ...
  • Antennas based on low-cost thermoplastic polymer substrates for communication in the industrial, scientific and medical radio band 

    Gil Galí, Ignacio; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-05-10)
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    This work addresses the design guidelines, manufacturing process and experimental test of several antennas based on low cost and low loss thermoplastic polymer substrates. The proposed antennas are based on patch topologies ...
  • Comparative Study of The Finishing Effects Imparted by Enzymatic Treatments Applied to Undyed and Dyed Wool Fabrics 

    Riva Juan, Ascensión; Prieto Fuentes, María Remedios; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2019-05)
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    The use of enzymes in the finishing of wool fabrics could be an alternative to the traditional finishing with chemicals. The main objective is to obtain some finishing processes that are more environment-friendly than the ...
  • GO/rGO as reinforcing nanofiller in aramid fiber/epoxy resin composite systems 

    Sanjuan, Gemma; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Li, Jiahui; Coldea, Paul Florin; Lopez de Prada, Jorge; Fernández, Jorge; Ruffini, Guido (2019-04-25)
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    Compatibility between matrix and reinforcement plays an important role in final properties of composite materials, which is why many works are focused in modify- ing interfacial interactions between both components ...
  • In-situ direct synthesis of HKUST-1 in wool fabric for the improvement of antibacterial properties 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Caruzi, Bianca Bastos; Gil, Guilherme Andreoli; Samulewski, Rafael Block; Bail, Alesandro; Pereira Scachetti, Fabio Alexandre; Moises, Murillo Pereira; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-04-19)
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    The use of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOF) such as HKUST-1 in textiles is an alternative with regard to the development of technologies that are increasingly seeking for functionalities, mainly in the fields of health and ...
  • Go/rGo as reinforcing nanofiller in carbon fiber/epoxy resin composite systems 

    Sanjuan, Gemma; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Li, Jiahui; Coldea, Paul Florin; López, Cristian; Fernandez Vela, Jorge; Ruffini, Guido (2019-02-26)
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    Interfacial interactions between matrix and reinforcement of composites influences greatly in final properties of the material. Carbon Fibers are characterized for to have low interactions with resins when forming a ...
  • Microencapsulation Yield Assessment Using TGA 

    García Carmona, Carlos; Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Oscar; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Pallares, Marc; De la Cruz, Noelia (2019-01-30)
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    In this study, microcapsules containing different contents of different kinds of fragrances and with a regular spherical shape, 2,0–8,0 µm diameter, were synthesized in various core:shell ratios. Mint and cuir fragrances ...
  • Método para generar hidrógeno a partir de residuos de aluminio, para alimentar la pila de combustible de un coche de radio control 

    Salueña Berna, Javier; Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Dagá Monmany, José María; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-01)
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    La mayoría de coches de radio control con pila de combustible existentes en el mercado almacenan el hidrógeno en bombonas a presión o hidruros metálicos. En este artículo se plantea la posibilidad de generar hidrógeno “in ...
  • Synergistic effects of bitumen plasticization and microwave treatment on short-term devulcanization of ground tire rubber 

    Zedler, Lukasz; Klein, M.; Saeb, M.R.; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Formela, Krzysztof (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-13)
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    Ground tire rubber (GTR) was mechano-chemically modified with road bitumen 160/220 and subsequently treated using a microwave radiation. The combined impact of bitumen 160/220 content and microwave treatment on short-term ...
  • Biofunctional wool using ß-cyclodextrins as vehiculizer of citronella oil 

    Bezerra, Fabricio Maesta; García Carmona, Oscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2018-11-29)
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    The use of biopolymers such as cyclodextrin in textiles for the development of biofunctional fabrics is an alternative for the development of eco-friendly textiles. Cyclodextrins can create covalent interactions with the ...
  • Inclusion complexes of citronella oil with ß-Cyclodextrin for controlled release in biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Oscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Bezerra, Fabricio Maesta (MDPI AG, 2018-11-29)
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    Biofunctional textiles with integrated drug-delivery systems can help in the fight against vector-borne diseases. The use of repellent agents derived from plants and oils is an alternative to DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-methylbenzamide), ...
  • Assessment of the delivery of citronella oil from microcapsules supported on wool fabrics 

    Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Oscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Murilo Pereira, Moisés; Zanin, Gisella Maria; Faria Moraes, Flávio (2018-11-14)
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    Essential oils are complex, volatile liquid mixtures that can be extracted from various parts of plants. Their main characteristics are strong fragrance and biological properties. Studying the characteristics of oils along ...

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