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  • Influence of Pt particle size and reaction phase on the photocatalytic performances of ultradispersed Pt/TiO2 catalysts for hydrogen evolution 

    Dessal, Caroline; Martínez, Lester; Maheu, Clément; Len, Thomas; Morfin, Franck; Rousset, Jean Luc; Puzenat, Eric; Afanasiev, Pavel; Aouine, Mimoun; Soler Turu, Lluís; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Piccolo, Laurent (2019-07-01)
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    Pt/TiO2 photocatalysts were prepared by incipient wetness impregnation followed by oxidative and/or reductive thermal treatments. By varying the TiO2 form (commercial P25 and P90, and homemade shape-controlled), the Pt ...
  • Neutron capture on ^{205}Tl: depicting the abundance pattern of lead isotopes in s-process nucleosynthesis 

    Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Domingo-Pardo, C; Calviño Tavares, Francisco (2018-01-10)
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    We propose to use the TOF technique to measure the neutron capture cross section of 205Tl(n,gamma) over the full energy range of stellar interest. An accurate measurement of this cross section is needed for a complete and ...
  • Cross section measurements of 155,157Gd(n,gamma) induced by thermal and epithermal neutrons 

    Mastromarco, M.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2019-01-28)
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    Neutron capture cross section measurements on 155Gd and 157Gd were performed using the time-of-flight technique at the n_TOF facility at CERN on isotopically enriched samples. The measurements were carried out in the n_TOF ...
  • First Measurement of 72Ge(n gamma) at n-TOF 

    Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    The slow neutron capture process (s-process) is responsible for producing about half of the elemental abundances heavier than iron in the universe. Neutron capture cross sections on stable isotopes are a key nuclear physics ...
  • Commissioning of the BRIKEN detector for the measurement of very exotic ß-delayed neutron emitters 

    Tolosa Delgado, Alvaro; Agramunt Ros, Jorge; Taín, J.L.; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (2019-05-01)
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    A new detection system has been installed at the RIKEN Nishina Center (Japan) to investigate decay properties of very neutron-richnuclei. The setup consists of three main parts: a moderated neutron counter, a detection ...
  • Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering UPC-ENDESA. Creating synergy at industrial and academic levels 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Dies Llovera, Javier (2015)
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    The Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering, born from the alignment of objectives of Academy and Industry, aims to prepare competent engineers to assume managerial positions within the Nuclear Industry. MNE is completely ...
  • Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering UPC-ENDESA. A consolidated international program 

    Batet Miracle, Lluís; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Reventós Puigjaner, Francesc Josep (2016)
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    The Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering (MNE) UPC-ENDESA offers a unique and practical oriented training, with the aim to prepare competent engineers so that they can assume managerial positions within the Nuclear ...
  • Nuclear astrophysics at n_TOF facility, CERN 

    Tagliente, G.; Aberle, O.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
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    CERN's neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF has produced a considerable amount of experimental data since it has become fully operational with the start of its scientific measurement programme in 2001. The innovative ...
  • (n,cp) reactions study at the n_TOF facilitty at CERN: results for the cosmological lithium problem 

    Barbagallo, Massimo; Aberle, O.; Alcayne, V.; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), 2019)
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    The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis describes the production of the lightest nuclides from deuterium to Li at the early stages of the Universe. While a general good agreement is found for most of the isotopes involved in the ...
  • Dynamic reorganization of bimetallic nanoparticles under reaction depending on the support nanoshape: the case of RhPd over ceria nanocubes and nanorods under ethanol steam reforming 

    Soler Turu, Lluís; Casanovas Grau, Albert; Ryan, James; Angurell Purroy, Inmaculada; Escudero, Carlos; Pérez Dieste, Virginia; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2019-04-05)
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    Bimetallic catalysts exhibit high performance compared to that of their monometallic counterparts in a wide range of catalytic reactions. Both geometric and electronic phenomena yield unique properties that cannot be ...
  • Effect of TiO 2 nanoshape on the photoproduction of hydrogen from water-ethanol mixtures over Au 3 Cu/TiO 2 prepared with preformed Au-Cu alloy nanoparticles 

    Martínez, Lester; Soler Turu, Lluís; Angurell Purroy, Inmaculada; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2019-07-05)
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    A series of TiO2 nanoshapes (microurchins, nanobelts, nanowires, microrods and nanotubes) were prepared and decorated with preformed nanoparticles of Au-Cu alloy (Au:Cu¿=¿3:1 molar, 1¿wt.% metal content). The resulting ...
  • Catalytic ammonia decomposition for hydrogen production on Ni, Ru and Ni–Ru supported on CeO2 

    Lucentini, Ilaria; Casanovas Grau, Albert; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2019-05-13)
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    Ceria-supported Ni, Ru and NiRu catalysts have been tested in the catalytic decomposition of ammonia to yield hydrogen and their performance in long-term tests has been compared to alumina-supported Ni and Ru samples. The ...

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